2014

  • Louis Oosthuizen's Bunker Clinic: The Flop Shot

    Written by Louis Oosthuizen on Thursday, 18 December 2014

    Need help with your bunker play? The Pros are here to help. In this golf tips video, Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Louis Oosthuizen demonstrates how to effectively execute the flop shot over a bunker. You need quite a bit of height on your ball to get it over and stop it quickly, so it all depends on the lie. Everything is a...

  • Danny Willett: Improve your swing in the sand

    Written by Danny Willett on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

    As with pitching, many of the themes I look to employ in my full swing – the feeling of the club moving in front of me, and strong upper-body movement over a stable base – also show up in bunker play. As a consequence, I spend a lot of my practice time in sand. For me, the most important thing...

  • Louis Oosthuizen's Bunker Clinic

    Thursday, 04 December 2014

    How many golfers struggle to get up and down from bunkers around the green? Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Louis Oosthuizen gave an exclusive demonstration of how to play from different lies in the sand in this tuition video - follow the expert's advice and help your own game improve with Louis' top bunker tips. Whether you need help with uphill or...

  • Easy Greenside Bunker Shots

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014

    If you find yourself hitting bunker shots without consistency, TG Teaching Pro Gareth Benson shows you a tip to easily get out of greenside bunkers. That idea to open the clubface might not be the right one, so take a look at the video to see what you should change instead.

  • Improve the takeaway plane

    Saturday, 09 August 2014

    Gareth Johnston shows how improving your takeaway plane will benefit your angle of attack and help you get a nice, neutral entry point in the bunker and allow you to splash the ball out of the sand onto the green. Take a look at the video to see the simple drill he uses with a cane training aid to help get...

  • Use the bounce and maintain the loft

    Friday, 08 August 2014

    Maintaining the loft on the club can be difficult for many golfers trying to get out of the sand. In this video Gareth Johnston shares his bunker tips on how lowering the handle height makes it easier to maintain the loft through the shot to get the ball on the green, using the bounce angle and loft of the wedge’s face.

  • Entry point before the ball

    Thursday, 07 August 2014

    Many amateurs struggle to get the ball out of the sand consistently, and with this drill Gareth Johnston shows how you can get a bit more consistency with your entry point on bunker shots. Take a look at what aid he uses to help him get some more consistency.

  • Monty's Masterclass: Bunker shots

    Friday, 25 July 2014

    Bunkers - the amateur's nightmare. Listen to Monty's advice on how to work those bunker shots. This video accompanies Monty's Masterclass, as featured in issue 325 of Today's Golfer. Monty says: If you find sand, don’t despair. I see the heads of amateurs I play with go down as soon as they see their ball in a bunker. But get it...