A golf course has five defined areas one of which is the bunker. A bunker is a sand trap from which a golfer gets tested for possible skill and ability to play golf from the sand. In order to take a bunker shot, a number of variables are considered like, how deep the bunker is, the condition of the sand and how the ball is lying.
Bunker Play Tips, Getting the ball on the grass. The main aim of taking a bunker shot is to get the ball out of the sand. Not to bury it even deeper trying to get the perfect shot.
Laying the face open at address
Although it may feel a bit out of the ordinary, having the face point towards the sky allows for maximum loft and minimum sand digging.
Creating a stable stance
This secures a solid platform to enable a good swing.