Fri October 24 2014

Uphill bunker shot

Fly It To The Flag

When playing an uphill bunker shot, the key to playing a sand shot from an incline is to set your body so it's at about 90 degrees to that slope. That means that about 65-75% of your weight will be on your back foot (depending on the severity of the slope), which will in turn will mean the ball will tend to fly high out of the hazard and land softly when it hits the green.

 

The upslope acts a bit like a lauching pad so what you have to do it to pick a landing spot just short of the flag and then concentrate on accelerating the clubhead down and through the ball.

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