GOLF TIPS: Fairway bunkers

Posted May 21, 2011, at 12:21 a.m.
Last modified July 06, 2011, at 12:32 a.m.

(Video by John Clarke Russ, BDN)

The Bangor Daily News is posting on its website ( a series of weekly video golf tips from local pros to aid golfers with basic instruction.

This week’s guest pro is 2011 Maine PGA Teacher of the Year Rob Jarvis, assistant pro at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.

In the accompanying video, Jarvis shows how to get the ball out of a fairway bunker.

To get more individualized or advanced instruction, check with a local pro.

Part 1: The grip

Part 2: The stance

Part 3: The swing

Part 4: Ball position

Part 5: Pitch shots

Part 6: Chip shots

Part 7: Greenside bunker shots

Part 8: Fairway bunkers

Part 9: Putting

Part 10: Lag putting

Part 11: Breaking putts

Part 12: Generating power


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