Mark Wilson of the PGA Rules Committee discusses some of the most prevalent examples of Rule 13 in the players’ rulebook, which states that a golfer should play their ball as it lies. He talks about a few different scenarios, including approaching a ball that lies in a fairway divot, taking practice swings at a ball that lies in tall grass, and testing the condition of a bunker in preparation for a shot.
In The Texas Wedge PGA professional Michael Breed demonstrates the proper conditions and techniques needed to successfully utilize your putter from the fringe. In this lesson you will learn to identify the grass conditions that allow for the successful use of a putter when just off the green. Michael also demonstrates how to set up, practice and execute the perfect Texas wedge putt.Watch Now >>
In most cases, rescue clubs are more forgiving and easier to hit than a long iron. But, that doesn’t mean that they are the right choice every time. PGA Professional Eric Johnson explains why it is important to consider all course conditions before choosing what club to use on a particular shot. Sometimes hitting the shot you need may mean using the club that is harder to hit.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 >>
PGA Professionals Joe Plecker, Jr. and Matt Kluck teach you the principles needed for more consistent shot patterns when playing specialty shots from a bunker. Matt and Joe demonstrate the techniques used to successfully negotiate out of the bunker in tough situations all golfers face. Matt teaches the principles of the Hook shot, for when you need a lower trajectory with a longer roll out on the green and the Cut shot, for when extra loft and a softer landing are ideal. Joe demonstrates the corrections necessary for bunker play in windy conditions. Different situations and shot challenges require unique set ups. This lesson will teach you the correct stance, grip and weight distribution you need to negotiate difficult bunker shots with confidence.Watch Now >>