I have covered this topic before, however after playing in unraked bunkers over the past few weeks, I thought it might be nice to revisit this important skill. For the sake of all players, understanding why and how to help maintain a golf course should be part of every players education. So here we go:
Thanks to Graeme Beatt for the important instruction.
Now, I realize that most players will not take this much time to rake a sand trap; it seems crazy to some. Yet, understanding the nuances of flattening out the sand is a critical factor that many people miss. It is not difficult and but taking just a bit of time, we can prevent this:
I try to take my time raking a sand trap and suggest to my fellow golfers that this is a skill that should be learned. It is a part of golf!
I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!