How to Hit Out of a Bunker with a Twenty Dollar Note


THIS is an interesting tip from the Golf University using a $20 note to illustrate the ideal contact point when hitting out of a bunker.

Golf University’s Andrew “Mirror” McCombe visited golf pro Justin Speirani at the Cobram Barooga Golf Resort in New South Wales where the coaching points made were:

Why golfers try to lift the ball in the air, not allowing the sand iron to do its job

How to allow the loft to do the work

And …

How to hit a ball off a $20 note to see the ideal contact point to get the right amount of loft.

There’s access to more Golf University Bunker Mastery Series videos here

Or you can get the full program:



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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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