The Bunker Shot
Most people are “afraid” of bunker shots. But this kind of shot is one of the easiest shot in golf (only if the ball sits nicely on the top of
Remember that the rule number one in the bunker is always to get the ball out on your first attempt. To do so you need a good technique and the
right club. The
Correct club is a sand wedge, specially designed to make bunker play easy. It was invented by Gene Sarazen in 1931, who soldered lead on the
bottom of his pitching wedge, or what was then known as a “niblick”, so its leading edge wouldn´t dig into the sand. So effective was his invention that he kept a towel over his bag to prevent his
opponents from copying his “secret weapon”.