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.Continue reading
“Can you explain to me in layman’s terms what the pros mean by ” bounce” on the wedge?” This is a great question from Clint, an avid reader of The Grateful Golfer. It is a question I have struggled with over the years, but I think I finally have a grip on the answer.