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Today bunker shots are considered some of the easiest to play thanks to specially-designed sand wegdes, but once upon a time finding your way out of a bunker was one of the trickiest elements of a round of golf.

 

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secret in the dirtElk, Sevam1, and Jackie burke discuss pitching the golf ball

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Peter Thomson“A Light Tender Sensitive Touch Is Worth a Ton Of Brawn.”

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hese are the words of Peter Thomson, one of my favourite golfers of all time and in my opinion one of the most under appreciated. By now you must be all getting the sense of a theme. ;)

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Willie AndersonWith his roots firmly planted in Scotland, William (Willie) Anderson came to the United States as a teenager, bringing his passion and love for the game along with him. A famous author (Mark Twain) once called golf a "long walk, spoiled", and in the case of Williams it is a cross Atlantic trek, bolded.

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The tee box in golf is symbolic for a number of reasons. Whether it’s the opening shot of a round or the first swing on a mid-round hole, the significance is the same in principle: it always helps to get some momentum going on the tee. With a good tee shot, every other stroke becomes easier.

In general, people naturally have a slightly skewed perspective when it comes to the tee shot. Usually when a golfer steps up to take his or her turn, the understanding of how that first shot will influence the following ones is under-recognized. Below are some ideas that will help establish a new way to approach the tee box. If you struggle out of the gate, these changes in your mindset could go a long way in transforming your play and cleaning up that scorecard.

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