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Tip of the Week: Successfully escaping deep bunkers

Annika Sorenstam Steep Bunker
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Many average and high-handicap golfers go into panic mode when their ball finds a greenside bunker, and the steeper the bunker the greater the anxiety.

With proper technique, however, sand shots don’t have to strike fear in your heart.

In this video segment, former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam walks you through the things you need to do to escape even the steepest of bunkers that you’ll encounter on the course.

So remember these steps the next time you’re in a bunker staring at a steep face and you’ll be able to keep your heart rate in check and escape that situation successfully.

For more Golf Channel tips to help you improve your sand play, click here.