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Playing Hazards: How to get out of trouble

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Playing Hazards: How to get out of troubleLet’s face it, we’ve all gotten into trouble on the course at some point, after all, it’s not always a walk in the park to stay on the fairway or green. This tutorial will teach you how to deal with all sorts of sand bunkers and problems that you may face when you’re on the course.


Simple techniques to get out of a sand bunkerThese techniques are designed to specifically help those of you who often leave the golf ball in the bunker, or shoot the ball out of the bunker.

A common method that most players employ is to try to use a lot of the bounce of the club, open the face and really splash the club off the sand. The problem that most people face with this technique, however, is that they scoop the ball too much and the bottom of the swing is too far back so they hit the sand, either too early or they are coming out of the sand and then thin the ball. It’s important to instead be descending when hitting the sand shot.

When practicing, have a look …