Welcome to Bunker Training
This More Pars Training is a focus on bunker play. Let’s get you confident once and for all out of the bunkers!
3 FOCUS AREAS
1. Lie and Lay of Land
3. Tough Shots
Like a slo-motion horror flick, a player cringes as their ball rolls into the bunker…yet again. Previous bunker nightmares flood your vision. “OMG, I got an 8 on this hole the last time I was in that bunker!” In this training, you’ll discover the bunker is pretty cool place to be in.
Are you ready for more pars? Let’s get to it!
On completion of your Training, you’ll receive a virtual achievement certificate that you can print and share on social touting your awesomeness!
What’s Your Lie and Lay of the Land?
Flat, sloped, other? Carry and lip distance? This will determine everything else.
The basic bunker shot is a unique shot with a specific technique.
Once your technique is sound, let’s get to the tougher shots.
Is she blowing toward or against?
Texture of Sand
Plays a key role.
I need to Help the Ball Out
Versus allowing the sand to do all the work.
What Does Open Mean?
Players think they know…but actually don’t. Let’s clarify now…just in case.
Sandwedge & Bounce
Understanding what it is and how it works.
What that means and how to get it
How and what to focus on when in the sand
What to expect based on the lie and lay of the land
Line Assess to determine splash point. Where is YOUR consistency?
STEP 1: Get Feel in Grass
– Practice set-up and motion in fluffy grass
– Bonus work on flop shot at the same time
STEP 2: Get Stable & Fast
– Get crazy low and maintain sit
– Assess finish. Still in sit?
– Flat footed style of finish
– Upper torso does all the work
– Fast hands through sand
STEP 3: Check your Path
– Steep or too shallow?
– Deep divots or bladed shots?
– What’s your lie and lay of the land?
– How much green have you got?
– Not always a sandwedge
Eggs & Lips
– Fried Egg (no frying pan required)
– Ball close to the edge
– Ball Below Feet
– Ball Above Feet
– Little Sand
– Hard Sand
Drills to Fix Wayward
or two feet in front of you shots.
Things you can do in the bunker to groove technique.
– Tee Game
– Board Game
– Shaft for Path
Get confident with the basic cupcake chip. It is the foundation for all other shots around the green. Plus, you’ll learn about wedges, getting a process and how to assess the situation.
Creative Around the Green
Learn all types of shots around the green from the low runner, high & soft and lies of all sorts.
On the Green Training
Learn how to get really good on the green. Read it. Roll it. Hole it in less strokes.