In this free video lesson, Mark Wilson of the PGA Rules Committee explains what happens when you or your partner grounds the club in the sand after failing to exit a bunker during alternating shot match play. According to Rule 29, this is a penalty, and thus disqualifies a player (you and the rest of your team) from the remainder of that hole. It’s an unfortunate incident, but the rules are the rules; be cautious next time you find your team finds itself stuck in the sand!
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 >>
In this video, you’ll see two great options to use if you find your ball lying up against the collar. First Brandel Chamblee shows you how to play the belly wedge by striking the center of the ball with the sole of the wedge. Next, PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how hitting the ball with the toe of the putter is a great option because it eliminates resistance to collar grass. Practice these alternative techniques and make a tough situation easier.Watch Now >>
Every golfer knows the frustration of having a putt come up short. In the Putting Length Drill, PGA professional Michael Breed discusses the reasons for this and illustrates several drills to help eliminate the problem. In this lesson you will learn the principle of target putting and how it can help prevent the short putt. Another key to accurate putting is speed, and to help you with this Michael demonstrates a unique two ball drill that will help you to visualize and then execute that perfect putt.Watch Now >>
This video teaches you how to hit better bunker shots and how to make them look easy. An uphill lie or a buried lie in a sand trap may look challenging, but they are actually two of the easiest bunker shots that exist. Former PGA Teacher of the Year Bill Forrest shows you how to successfully hit both of these. Then PGA Professional Kevin Weeks gives you a great option for those long bunker shots. He’ll show you why a pitching wedge can be a safer, easier club selection that will help you find the green from those situations.Watch Now >>