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How much runway do you have? The touring Pros strike the ball beautifully (more often than not) from the big fairway bunkers that we can sometimes find our ball nestled in. Many players have no idea what to do. Some treat it like a greenside bunker, which is not the best plan. Instead, let’s get you savvy on what you can and cannot do from a fairway bunker, as well as provide key performance tips. So, let’s get to it.
My ball landed in the fw bunker on this Par 5. The lip is low and I have plenty of open fw before me… so instead of selecting a wedge or higher lofted iron like my 7, I am going to select a club that will send my ball far down the fw. This play will set me up for a wedge shot into the green for a...
I landed in a fw bunker 96 yards from the pin. I typically club up in a FW bunker but I am hitting down into the green which steals distance so I am going with PW. It is critical to get a number and select the correct club.