All fledgling golfers get the sensation of affliction when we begin playing golf and the ball lands on sand. Bunker shots for novices are difficult however with a little practice and the procedure this article will show you, you’ll be gone right away. Indeed, you’ll love flaunting to your mates from the sand pit.
This article will cover the very fundamentals of fortification play to make it as basic as could reasonably be expected. You can take these thoughts onto the training region or the fairway and ideally quit hitting bunker shots in the teeth or taking at most three shots to get out so we can bring down your score.
Bunkers appear to be troublesome on the grounds that regularly we aren’t shown the correct procedure. Serious issues for hitting poor or conflicting bunker shots are things like:
- Trying to skim the ball off the sand like a chip (works perhaps 1 out of 5 shots)
- Using some unacceptable club from the sand
- Not finishing to finish the swing
- Bounce and the sole width of the club are not fat enough
- Tension in the hands and arms
Nail the Bunker
As a novice, we need to utilize a Sand Wedge. This can be a 56° or 58° sand wedge. Throw wedges can be utilized when you’re more gifted yet sand wedges have a lot of bob and an exceptionally thick sole to hit the sand with. The stance and the scenario setup should be as follows:
Feet: Align feet left of the objective. This can be anyplace somewhere in the range of 2 and 10 yards, mess with it in the training fortification – it’s absolutely up to you and what works for you.
Club face: Open the face and have the main edge pointing either at its opening or somewhat right, close to a few yards to one side.
Ball position: The ball should be played off the front foot. You can arrange it according to your heel or your toe, whichever gets the best outcome is fine. This will naturally open your club face and set your hands behind the ball.
Hands: Hands should be behind the ball. I likewise prefer to grasp down on the club with my hands around two inches from the highest point of the club.
After the stance and setup is complete, envision that there is a pad under the ball. It begins an inch behind the ball and expands a couple more past the ball. On the sides, it’s an inch wide either side of the ball. Your responsibility is to get the show on the road conveyed to the green on that pad of sand, similar to a sorcery cover ride, similar to a wedding band on a cushion. At the point when you hit the ball, you enter the sand an inch behind the ball and above all you MUST FOLLOW THROUGH. Try not to stop the club in the sand. You need to feel like the sole of the club is slapping the sand like a level stone skirts on water. Also, finish your shot like some other iron shot you hit.
At the point when you swing the club, swing it so your swing follows the line of your feet which is left of the objective. It normally occurs for most golf players when you set up for a bunker shot with an open position, however ensure you swing as though the head is making a trip back corresponding to your feet line and forward along a similar line.
Sprinkle shot from behind – slapping the sand: At the point when you hit a fortification shot, you need to hear that crash of the sole slapping the sand. You realize you’ve hit a decent fortification shot when you get that sound.
There’ll be challenges figuring out how to hit bunker shots as an amateur. However, I guarantee, in the event that you continue rehearsing these basics and trust the cycle, you’ll be a capable bunker player. I’ve utilized these means in my golf for quite a long time and love happening of fortifications. You will as well. Keep in mind:
- Utilize a 56° or 58° sand wedge
- Line your feet up left of the objective
- Line your club up somewhat right of the objective with an open face
- Swing the club along the line of your feet
- Hit the sand 2 creeps behind the ball
- Finish to the completion like some other shot