POT BUNKERS MADE EASY
- Bunker Liners Are They Right For Your Course? Mills, Clive; Simmons, Doug // GreenMaster;Aug2005, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p12
The article provides insights for golf superintendents on the pros and cons of using bunker liners in golf courses. Among the factors to consider in selecting bunker liner are material costs and availability of warranty. The use of sod staples to fix the bunker liner to the subgrade is not...
- The half-buried lie. Allen, Dave; Midland, Greg // Golf Magazine;Jan2006, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p47
The article presents the author's tips for playing the game of golf. According to the author, using the traditional bunker escape from a fried-egg lie would require one to throw massive amounts of sand at the green. One should play the ball off his right instep, toe his wedge in and swing down...
- breaking 100/90/80. Griffin, Fred; McDaniel, Pete // Golf Digest;Jun2008, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p253
The article discusses several bunker tips for successful golf playing. The tips include the determination of the easiest escape route and the lowest lip and widest landing area for safe playing, a good setup to get the ball on the green and avoid the worst two-putt, and selection of club with...
- Watson's Shortcuts. Watson, Tom; Seitz, Nick // Golf Digest;Apr2004, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p56
Provides tips on how to escape from bunkers that have thin, hard-packed sand when playing golf. Success of using pitching wedge out of every bunker; Function of a pitching wedge to dig enough but will not bounce off the hardpan; Type of swing needed to hit a little closer to the ball.
- Mr. Sand Man. Shackelford, Geoff // Golfdom;Aug2005, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p54
Features golf's bunker specialist Jeff Bradley of the Coore-Crenshaw design team and his achievements in designing sand traps. Artistic abilities of Bradley in designing sand traps; Personal and career background of Bradley; Role of Bradley in the design process of sand traps.
- Be a real GOLFER. Rudy, Matthew // Golf Digest;Dec2006, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p64
This article describes ways in which golfers can effectively remove their golf balls from sand bunkers. By aligning the spine and ones weight towards the left, using an extreme amount of wrist action so that the body is barley going to pivot, the golfer can chop down onto the sand about an inch...
- Who did something wrong? // Golf Digest;Dec2006, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p66
This article details various golf scenarios in which the reader is asked to figure out which golfer broke the rules and which didn't. Addressing golf etiquette and proper play, one scenario includes a golfer playing out of bounds, while another questions the use of the flagstick when a ball...
- Making Pot Bunkers. Avery, Brett // Golf World;7/9/2004, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p1
Presents steps in making pot bunkers in a golf course.
- NO SANCTUARY. // Golf Digest;Jun2007, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p169
This article presents photographs and information for some of the holes at Oakmont golf course in Pennsylvania. Oakmont's signature Church Pews bunker has added four more pews that will make the third and fourth holes more difficult. Both holes are separated by a narrow band of rough and golfers...