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Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Play Your Best -

your weight on that front foot. From there, hit down and through the ball, ac­cel­er­at­ing to the nish. Re­mem­ber, the big thing is to get over the bunker. Don’t baby it.

If you pressed me for one key to hit­ting this shot, I’d say, “Com­mit to the hit.” I see am­a­teurs quit­ting at im­pact, afraid they’re go­ing to launch the ball over the green, so they dump it right in the sand.Try to cre­ate a smooth tempo back and through, with a pos­i­tive strike at im­pact.

BUTCH’S BA­SICS

KEEP IT GO­ING If you lose speed at im­pact, you’ll dump it in the sand. Swing and turn to the fin­ish

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