Did you know there are 4 different ways to setup to a bunker shot based on the lie, sand type, distance, desired spin, and trajectory?

If you setup to every bunker shot the same way - regardless of sand type and lie - you automatically have a disadvantage from the sand... which might even create the tendency to hit the ball thin and over the green!

In your Beat The Bunker Course you are going to learn how to:

  • Learn the FOUR different ways to utilize bounce and which are optimal from different sand types - SO YOU WILL GET OUT OF THE BUNKER EVERY TIME!
  • Learn how to control distance and spin from all sand types 
  • Learn the Secret Gary Player Plugged-Lie Bunker Shot 
  • Learn Two Techniques for the Long Green-side Bunker Shot!

Watch This!

Gary Player's Million Dollar Plugged Lie Bunker Secret

Gary Player was playing a practice round at The Masters when he found himself in a situation where his ball had severely plugged into one of the powdery bunkers at Augusta National. While conventional instruction tells us to open the face and swing hard, Gary knew that opening the face just makes the bounce more exposed... which makes it very difficult to get the club to move through the sand and under a plugged ball!

Instead, Player closed the face substantially (which allowed the club to cut through the sand), lowered his hands, and addressed the ball off the hosel - and what happened next not only blew our minds - but took us a whole year to discover using high speed cameras!

Curriculum

  • 2

    The Backswing

    • The Bunker Backswing

  • 3

    The Downswing

    • Lower Body Rotation and Release

  • 4

    Sand Types and Bounce

    • Soft Sand

    • Firm Sand

  • 5

    Distance Calibration

    • Club Selection

    • Product of Acceleration

  • 6

    Spin and Trajectory Control

    • Trajectory Control

    • Adding Spin

  • 7

    Lies and Conditions

    • Uphill Lies

    • Downhill Lies

    • Ball Above The Feet

    • Ball Below The Feet

  • 8

    Specialty Shots

    • Gary Player's Million Dollar Secret (Plugged Lies and Fried Eggs)

    • The Long Greenside Bunker Shot

  • 9

    Bonus

    • New bunker video!

About Your Instructor

Top PGA Tour Coach

Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan is the founder of AXYS Golf - the ideal way to golf as validated by top doctors and biomechanics experts from The Mayo Clinic and trusted by Major Championship winners.

Skills

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  • Learn The Common Errors That Cause You To Leave The Ball In The Bunker - And Thin/Skull Shots Over The Green...

  • Learn The 4 Ways To Engage Bounce From The Bunker And When To Use Each Based On Lie And Sand Type!

  • Master Your Control Of Trajectory and Spin...

  • Two Different Ways To Control Distance From The Bunker...

  • Two Techniques For Long Green-side Bunker Shots!

  • Plugged Lies and Fried Eggs...

Pricing

Reviews

5 star rating

Bunkers demystified

Johnny Carruth

Great info with clear explanations on how to hit a wide variety of bunker shots. I love the Gary Player Million Dollar Shot video and can't wait to try it.

Great info with clear explanations on how to hit a wide variety of bunker shots. I love the Gary Player Million Dollar Shot video and can't wait to try it.

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Beat tne bunker

John Faris

Excellent video covered every kind of bunker or sand shot. Easy to understand what to do under different conditions.

Excellent video covered every kind of bunker or sand shot. Easy to understand what to do under different conditions.

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5 star rating

Outstanding Bunker Play Demo

Keith Hollis

I play single plane golf already, but until now I was not in the know of how to play a buried ball with a PW. I so appreciate this hinstruction.

I play single plane golf already, but until now I was not in the know of how to play a buried ball with a PW. I so appreciate this hinstruction.

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5 star rating

Is very good thank you

James Ellingwood

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Bunker Play

Mark Sussman

Fantastic.

Fantastic.

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Grayling Richard

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excellent

Chuck Stauffer

Excellent. Really been working hard on set up. very clear on what it looks like but unsure if I am doing it correctly. Hitting ball with greater consistency ...

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Excellent. Really been working hard on set up. very clear on what it looks like but unsure if I am doing it correctly. Hitting ball with greater consistency and direction.

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Very informative!

Jonathan Colbeck

This is an amazing instructional program. Thanks for the "secret bunker shot" ;) I can't express my enthusiasm about a sand shot that I hit recently. Firm, p...

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This is an amazing instructional program. Thanks for the "secret bunker shot" ;) I can't express my enthusiasm about a sand shot that I hit recently. Firm, packed, wet sand, back of the bunker, green side with 20 yards to the pin, 10 to the green.....set up with the reverse tilt, used my 58*, didn't go back far, but hit through the shot, and ended up 10 feet below the hole!

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Bogey

Lawrence Martin

I shared the email version of this course with several golfing buddies. One took the time to watch it and apply the technique. Our bunkers are a bit incons...

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I shared the email version of this course with several golfing buddies. One took the time to watch it and apply the technique. Our bunkers are a bit inconsistent, but he is out of the bunker every time and is getting up and down more and more. I used these entire series and now don't even fear the down-hill, side-hill lie. As Eric would say it's applied physics.

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Beat the Bunker

Robert Arnold

Have to rate this course 5 stars. Am excited about all the new possibilities. Eric is great at having consistency in all the shot setups.

Have to rate this course 5 stars. Am excited about all the new possibilities. Eric is great at having consistency in all the shot setups.

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Beat the Bunker

James Clarke

Excellent descriptions and well explained theory and demonstrations. Well done Eric

Excellent descriptions and well explained theory and demonstrations. Well done Eric

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Yet another great video, Eric

WILLIAM BOE

Fantastic. These videos will definitely save strokes. It points out the error of my ways, and how to correct them. One of the unfortunate facts of life is ...

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Fantastic. These videos will definitely save strokes. It points out the error of my ways, and how to correct them. One of the unfortunate facts of life is the older we get, the more distance we lose, Langer being one obvious exception. We tell ourselves we will make up for it with a stellar short game. But when the handicap goes up, we realize that the short game is not so stellar, and we have fallen into a lot of bad habits. The genius of this video is it identifies and corrects those mistakes. That is not to say older golfers cannot have a stellar short game. Many do. The best example I can think of was Paul Runyan who was 80 when I met him and he was still a solid four handicap. What I am not telling you however is he was always a great short game player and Sam Snead who he beat in the PGA championships of 1934 and 1938 said he had the finest short game of any player he ever met. The only thing I would add to that is Paul was a first rate gentleman, and a credit to the game. Your level of instruction, like his, is sublime--and a life ring for the dogged victims of inexorable fate, as Jones biographer described us golfers.

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bunker

glenn Mcclellan

bunker tape was great i learned a lot

bunker tape was great i learned a lot

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