Chip Away at Your Score

By Michael Ellis, PGA, Senior Instructor, Marriott Golf Academy in Palm Desert You’ve just hit your drive down the middle on a Par 4 hole. Your next shot comes up a little short of the green. You can still make a par with good chip and a putt. You proceed to hit a poor chip

Sand Bunkers

There are three types of sand bunkers on a golf course; a fairway bunker, a greenside bunker and a waste bunker.  Only in a waste bunker are you allowed to ground your club and in fact you can even drive your cart through the bunker, no raking required.  In both the fairway and greenside bunkers