How to Hit a Short, Soft Sand Shot
This flop will leave you close from ultra-short range
By Dom DiJulia
Top 100 Teacher
This story is for you if...
• Most of your bunker shots barely clear the lip
• When you try to hit it high you take too much sand and leave the ball in the bunker
You have a decent lie in a greenside bunker, but the hole is only a few paces away.
Normally you'd open the face of your wedge and cut across the ball to hit it high out of a bunker. But in extreme situations like this, a simple cut shot won't get the job done, so follow these steps.