The fairway bunker shot is our first bunker play article in the Golf's Toughest Bunker Shots series.
When you walk up to your ball in a fairway bunker it doesn't usually look like the hardest shot but if you don't stick to a few simple principles it can go horribly wrong.
Most amateur golfers make the mistake of playing the shot with exactly the same club and stance as they would if they were on the fairway. There are certainly alterations that need to be made.
We've researched the top golf books and manuals to provide the best five tips you need to hit the ball crisply and accurately from the fairway trap.
There's also a bunker play video tutorial by Phil Mickleson, telling us how he plays the shot...