How to Cure Fat Shots from the Fairway Bunkers
If you hit behind the ball from the fairway bunkers, you are going to lose most of your distance. So you need to hit the ball cleanly off the sand.
Ideally, you want to sweep the ball from fairway bunker to get most of your distance. If you hit it with descending blow, the sand will absorb some of the power you put into the ball.
For more information about hitting from fairway bunkers, see How to Get more Distance off the Fairway Bunker Shots and 6 Tips for Fairway Bunker Shots.
But if you must prevent fat shots from a fairway bunker, you might want to hit it with a descending blow. You might lose some distance, but you can avoid fat shots this way.
1. Use 1 or more clubs
2. Position your ball more to the right than normal
3. Grip down a little
Now, here is the tip.
Dig your front foot little deeper than your back foot. This will make it easier to catch the ball first.
- Fat Shots
- Fairway Woods
- Long Iron
- Short Iron
- Pull / Push
- Shots from Rough
- Fairway Bunker