Friend: USGA 'fluffing' sand to make more penal
Bob Friend tells Matt Adams that there was no sand added to the Oakmont bunkers for the 2016 U.S. Open.
Spieth on bunkers: ‘So tough to get a clean strike’
Jordan Spieth explains how difficult it will be to get out of the bunkers at Oakmont Country Club for the 2016 U.S. Open. Watch Live From the U.S. Open on Golf Channel.
Fred Griffin: How to Escape the Sand in One Shot
Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach Fred Griffin shares his secret to getting out of the greenside bunker in one shot, using the image of a box to teach you how to remove the proper amount of sand.
Kenny Nairn: How to unplug yourself from the bunker
Ball plugged under the lip of the bunker? Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach Kenny Nairn reveals how you can extricate your ball from this troublesome lie and perhaps even save par.
Should PGA change bunker definition?
How should the PGA define bunkers at Whistling Straits? The 'Live From' crew debates.players. Just about round every turn of the club house or the golf course , yes even above the urinals in the rest room. All areas of the course designed and built these bunkers filled with sand, etc., etc. Generally the message here, Nota, is that treat every sandy area as a bunker. They don't want anybody to get it wrong. That was just a fiasco what took place in 2010. It was unfortunate, and they're trying to take every measure possible to make sure that this doesn't become an issue. And we'd like to focus on the golf at some point. Tiger Woods did note in his press conference that, sure, it's a clear adoniation now. There should be no confusion of course, I don't
Haigh clarifies Whistling Straits bunker policy
Chief Championships Officer Kerry Haigh discusses the decision to play all sand as bunkers at the 2015 PGA Championship.The sand went out, maybe 20, 30 feet, sometimes 200 feet, sometimes quarter mile , all the way to the ocean. There was no definition to where the bunker would stop or start. So in that case,
Bunkers deep and penal at Chambers Bay
Cara Robinson, Charlie Rymer, Chris DiMarco and John Cook discuss what it make take to get out of a bunker at Chambers Bay for the 2015 U.S. Openbit if you go practice hitting for a bunker shot. I've seen Vijay Singh hit drivers out of bunkers practicing. Absolutely. Try to keep his lower body a little bit more stable. Let's see you hit
Roberts: Swing speed key to bunker play
Two-time Senior Open Champion Loren Roberts shares his keys to great bunker play. For more tips, visit www.GolfChannel.com/ChampionsTourLearningCenter .Think our guys at home will make three-quarters of their bunker shots up and down ? Well. They'll get it out on the green. That's the key.
DiJulia: 'Erase the circle' for better bunker play
Damon Hack is joined by Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach Dom DiJulia, who shows how to 'erase the circle' in the sand for better bunker play. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.Sand shots. We saw some of the game's top players dealing with this difficult shot at the Open championship, some with success, some not so much. But to help you get these all-important bunker shots, we have Golf Channel Academy Coach of the Week. Down to Julia. We're over here in Studio A. This is very, very precious terrain here. We're not in the bunker very often, but we are today. Don, Julia, good morning, how are you. Great to see you, thanks for having me here today. Thanks for coming in. What is a Golf Channel Academy? What is this? Well, the founders of Golf Channel Academy or golfer members of clubs, just like you, they're Golf Channel viewers, and they learn something in pursuit of their own games. They learn that if you want to play your best golf,folks at home, listen. This is a very new initiative here at Golf Channel . Go to Golf Channel Academy the Facebook and Twitter pages, you can find out a tip every day this week from Dom DiJulia. You'll get one
Open Championship: Bunkers at the Old Course
A look at the bunkers of the Old Course at St. Andrews.Over 100 strong dug deep into the royal and ancient soil. Shapes and sizes, all unique. And shells. Spectacles and even a principal's nose. Some ten feet
Just beachy: Players talk new Pinehurst bunkers
Hear from Hunter Mahan, Jimmy Walker and Bill Haas share their impressions of the bunkers on Pinehurst No. 2.
What a waste: A look at Pinehurst's sandy areas
Charlie Rymer, John Cook and Holly Sonders talk about what type of conditions the players will face in the waste areas on Pinehurst No. 2 and share tips on how to play from them. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.the challenges that they may present, to the players this week. Here's Phil Mickelson's stake, as to his practice round yesterday. The challenge of the, those, those areas are, you have sand and then you also
Mr. Sandman: Examining Donald's bunker skills
Charlie Rymer, Phil Blackmar, and Gary Williams review some of the skills that help Luke Donald in the bunkers. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.take an example, Phil, of a shot you saw earlier today from Luke Donald , he's one of the fine bunker players in the game of golf. -It's a long bunker shot probably 35, maybe even 40-yard bunker shot that he had here. You see it released out past a hole just a little bit but we're gonna see a slow motion replay and what you're gonna see in this is how he set up to fit not only the sand, look at how far