Saving Strokes Out Of The Sand

For many golfers, the sand trap is a hazard that causes no end to the grief and frustration on the golf course. Wanting to avoid going to the beach at all costs, some will incur extra strokes just to avoid this area. Personally, I think it would be a good idea to learn to hit out of the sand because in the long run it will be the ultimate stroke saver. I think hitting my ball out of the sand is not that difficult due to my focused practice years back. I learned the proper technique, at least for my swing, to splashing out of the sand trap and have not looked back since. Keep reading for three aspects of hitting a sand shot that are a must for lower golf scores.

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Forgetting The Basics Is Costly in Golf

Most golfers have an understanding that hitting a golf ball in the center of the club face is important. It is a basic tenant to launching the ball, yet we amateurs seem to forget this critical fact when swinging away. We do many different physical contortions in attempts to gain distance, but leave out contact as a key factor. I wonder why that is?

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