What are the different techniques for hard and soft sand?
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Amateurs golfers who play public courses get different sand all the time.
Sometimes it is as hard as a rock, and sometimes (if you’re lucky), you get nice fluffy sand. The problem is understanding the different techniques that go along with hard and soft sand. Tour representatives of HopkinsGolf, Wayne Levi, and Dan Pohl give us the secrets to playing out of different sand conditions!
One of the reasons you dig your feet into the sand before you play your sand shot is to feel the sand’s texture. This is the legal way of testing the consistency of the sand.
When you land in a bunker, you shouldn’t always follow the same routine. Because sand can change depending on the course and weather, it’s important to understand how to get yourself out. Here are some tips on taking advantage of the situation.
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