Learn to perform a sand shot
When the ball reaches the sand, most golfers have a problem, even advanced ones. For a beginner, getting the golf ball out a sand area definitely is one of the biggest challenges, but after you will see some tips and advices you will be able to do it. Of course, like most things related to golf, it will require a lot of patience, coordination and especially practice.
First of all, you should choose the right club and there is no doubt that in this situation you will need a sand wedge. Now that we have settled this, it is important to know that when the ball is in the sand you will have to aim properly in order to get it out of there and be in favorable position for the next shot. The way you distribute the weight of your body also has a great effect on the success of a sand shot so we advise that you put most of your weight on the front foot and when performing the swing you should try to rotate your chest. Getting to the most important part, the swing, we must advise you not to get the head of the club too high. Keep it around the level of your shoulders and remember not to use a lot of power when hitting the ball because it won't have any effect. It is extremely important to get the power right, but this depends on the position of the ball and the place you want it to reach. It sounds a bit hard, but remember that practice makes perfect.
- Learn to make a connection between your body and your mind, so that when you hit the ball you become a whole.
- Relax. If your body is to stiff you will never be able to hit the ball in the right way, offer it the needed direction and power.
- Concentration is extremely important in golf. If your mind does not stay focused on what you have to do, you will never have good results in this wonderful sport.
- When it comes to golf, practice is quite the best thing you can do. The more you practice, the better your game will become and you will see that your shots will be more powerful and more accurate.