PGA golf professional Brian Manzella teaches you how to hit shots off pine straw by practicing a few simple techniques. He shows you how to handle shots from two different types of lies, and then stresses the importance of not grounding the club and making solid club/ball contact. Then PGA professional Christopher Smith demonstrates the evaluation process and proper techniques needed to handle a short-sided position in the rough when you’re just off the green. Finally, PGA professional Ron Philo, Jr. shows you how to take on a flyer lie out of the rough.
Challenging yourself through a series of practice games and drills is a great way to improve your bunker play. PGA Instructor Joe Plecker, Jr. and Brandel Chamblee show you three of these, the Penny Drill, Trajectory Drill, and Ladder Drill. Practicing these drills will lead to more consistent ball striking and distance control out of the sand. If you can master these drills, you will be a better bunker player and dramatically increase your odds of getting up and down.Watch Now >>
In Bunker Rules, PGA professional Joe Plecker Jr addresses many of the common questions regarding bunker play. In this lesson Joe covers the rules you need to be aware of in order to properly identify your ball and set up for your shot. You will also learn what the rules say about dealing with a bunker rake that may be interfering with the lie of your ball. Knowing the rules of the bunker will give you the confidence to deal with these situations in accordance with the rules of the game.Watch Now >>
Properly assessing your lie and shot selection before hitting out of a bunker is a critical step if you want to be a better player. Instructor Matt Kluck explains why it is important to focus on matching your abilities to the shot you choose. Matt walks you through three different options; the normal shot, the safety shot and the reliable “get-out” shot. He’ll show you how to execute and select the proper equipment for each. Following these tips, you’ll find your play out of the bunker improve in no time.Watch Now >>
In Ball Striking PGA professionals Eric Johnson and Kip PuterBaugh teach you the principles of hitting the fairway wood. In this lesson you will learn the correct posture and arm positions required for a consistent shot. You will also discover the concept of swing focus versus ball focus and how this translates into a more consistent swing and better results on the course.Watch Now >>