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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tip of the Week: Bunker Physics

Bunker shots are one of the hardest ones to master for amateur golfers. Often, players can find it tough to just get out of the sand around the greens, watching their scores skyrocket as a result.

Meanwhile, professionals prefer a wayward shot finding the sand, providing it's a good lie, because they can spin and control distance on the ball with consistency.

The last United States Ryder Cup winning captain and 1993 PGA Championship winner Paul Azinger was known for his tremendous bunker game during his PGA Tour days.

Zinger, who lives in Bradenton, offers this tip in his GolfPlan series on understanding the key facet of bunker play: physics. Once Azinger learned this concept, he went from a bad bunker player to leading the PGA Tour in sand saves three times as he says on the video below:

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