Bunker Lesson - The Correct Setup Routine - Ball Position
Bunker Play Setup Routine
Create a Ball Position
Then you need to establish the ball position. You can do this by taking a ‘plumb bob’ from under your left armpit. The ball should ideally be about 2 balls back from your left heel.
A lot of players have the ball too far back in their stance for standard bunker shots. Do not fall into this trap.
Tip: Playing the ball back in your stance with a square club face, often opposite or even outside your back foot, is useful for escaping from plugged lies or hard surfaces.
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