Most golfers are defeated before they even step into a bunker. But you don't have to be as precise as you think. Try this drill from short game guru Craig Fricker

The mental challenge of escaping from sand often represents more of a barrier to success than the physical component. Watch my video below for some short game tips that will help you next time you’re in the bunker…

Short game tips: Three-ball bunker drill


There’s a common misconception among golfers that, to get the ball out the bunker, impact with the sand has to be exact. This makes escaping far more challenging than it needs to be.

Not only will this drill help you get the ball out, but it’ll improve your ability to get it close.

Give it a go and banish the idea that you need to be precise to the millimetre to hit a good shot.

Want to learn how? You’ll have to watch the video…

This instruction video was filmed at Lumine Golf Club, host venue of the 2019 European Tour Qualifying School. For more information, visit their website.

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