#10 — Bunker Shots
Take the fear out of Bunker shots
- Sand Bunkers should be placed far enough away from the putting green so that sand thrown from the bunker doesnâ€™t build up on the green. Bunker lips should not get too deep.
- Bunker location is very important: face the bunker so Golfers are hitting towards the green complex and fences/shrubs; and hitting away from people centers/glass windows etc. Also, provide drainage just like a grass bunker.
“Tour Pros get up and down 50% of the time out of bunkers, while amateurs struggle to …get out of the bunker! Providing a practice area for this part of the Game would help amateurs immensely.”Dave Pelz
“A bunker swing is just like a good wedge swing — but with different ball position and body alignment. If you never practice it, the bunker will always scare you.”Dave Pelz
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