Greenside Bunker Shots: Where to Start (Video) – USGolfTV


The greenside bunker shot is one of the most feared shots in golf. The angle is difficult, the terrain is uneven, and the green looks so close but feels so far away. A lot of golfers face those greenside bunker shots with dread. However, if you know a few basic concepts, you can start to approach this tricky lie with more confidence.

My goal is to simplify the greenside bunker shot for you. When you see your ball land in the sand, your mind likely starts reeling. How can you make solid contact with the ball in those conditions? How can you launch the ball high enough?