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Here's how to make one of the toughest shots in golf -- the 40-yard bunker shot -- less daunting
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Escaping and Avoiding Fairway Bunkers
PGA Professionals discuss how to successfully play from fairway bunkers and what factors you must take into account to help save your score.
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Tips for escaping greenside bunkers
In the latest episode of Course Survival, these strategies can help you overcome your fears of landing in a greenside bunker by making escaping to safety a consistent reality.
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Golf tips: What is bounce, and the right bounce for bunker shots
What is "bounce"? Learn great golf instruction about what is the "bounce" of a wedge from PGA Professional Matt Vick, who also breaks down how to choose the amount of bounce you should play depending on different surfaces around the green.
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How to hit bunker shots from the front upslope
Learn how to hit bunker shots from the front upslope, from PGA Professional Matt Vick.
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Faced with a massive bunker face? This is how to escape with minimal damage to your scorecard.
We take a look at how Wesley Bryan hit a masterful shot from the 18-foot deep bunker along No. 16 on the south course at PGA West during the CareerBuilder Challenge.
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Fairway Bunker Shots
PGA Professional Michael Breed hits Hazeltine National Golf Club to give you some helpful tips on the best ways to get out of those dreaded fairway bunkers.
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Forced to stand closer to the ball than you'd like? Here's how to pull off the shot anyway like Patton Kizzire did on Sunday
Learn how Patton Kizzire played the uneven stance he faced on the 18th hole at the OHL Classic successfully to claim his first TOUR win, with instruction provided by PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
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Stacy Lewis Fairway Bunker Instruction
Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic with help from a great fairway bunker shot on the 18th hole. She and her coach Joe Hallett explain the techniques to have success with this shot.
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Fair or unfair? Dissecting Zach Johnson's bank-shot birdie at Bay Hill
Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic with help from a great fairway bunker shot on the 18th hole. She and her coach Joe Hallett explain the techniques to have success with this shot.
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Buried Bunker Shot Fried Egg: Easy Golf Instruction
Scared of the dreaded buried 'fried egg' bunker shot? Fear no more, as PGA Professional Kellie Stenzel shows how to escape in four easy steps.
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How to hit a flop shot out of a bunker
You're in a greenside bunker with not much room to work with. You need to hit a flop shot from the sand, one of the hardest shots in golf. PGA Professional Mitch Lowe shows how to master this high-flying, soft-landing shot.
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Good bunker play
Good bunker players take the same amount of sand every time, no matter how far they're hitting their shot. PGA Professional Mitch Lowe has a drill that'll help you get much more consistent out of the sand.
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Sand shot tips: Improve your bunker game
Hitting a specific spot in the sand with your wedge is the key to a successful bunker shot. PGA Professional Bill Murchison shares a quick tip to help you make sure you hit that spot every time.
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Longer Greenside Bunker Shots: Tips and Strategy
Hitting a longer greenside bunker shot can be tricky and intimidating, but PGA Professional Kellie Stenzel how to easily make some adjustments in your swing to help your chances of success.
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Bunker Shot from Bad, Downhill Lie How To
Bunker shots from bad or awkward stances can cost you valuable strokes, but thankfully PGA Professional Billy Ore has a quick 3-step process for escaping to safety.
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Three fairway bunker golf tips
Hitting from a fairway bunker without the right approach can be a difficult golf shot. PGA Professional Billy Ore offers up some quick and easy instruction for keeping your positive round going.
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Five tips to escape greenside bunkers
We saw an example of beautiful bunker play in the final round of the HSBC Champions by Bubba Watson, who holed out from a bunker near the final green for an eagle and a spot in a playoff.
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When you're buried in a bunker, let the sand do the work
Matt Kuchar was masterful from the bunkers all day Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links, but none better than the shot he holed on No. 18 for the birdie that won the RBC Heritage. Here's the video of Kuchar's tournament-winning shot:
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A Lesson Learned: Bunker shots made easy
Once again, the Northern Trust Open proved to be one of the best stops on the PGA Tour. Bubba Watson had an amazing weekend of golf (final 39 holes with zero bogeys!) and a final round 64 ton win by two. That's strong.
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