Long, smooth stroke
There’s a direct correlation between bunker play and driving distance – the more you practice in the sand, the further you’ll hit.
This is because it aids rhythm, which is important in the sand. Go for a smooth, languid swing that accelerates through the ball. A short jab will get you nowhere - other than back in the sand.
Gary Player says to think of striking a match through the impact area – fast and aggressive.
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