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Bunker Tips from the Masters

This week our focus turns to the best bunker drills and tips previous Masters champions can provide. You might have noticed that we have a little theme going on after our previous articles on putting and wedge play; well, we're nothing if not thorough.

With even the most basic of bunker shots striking fear into many an amateur golfer, we expect that the following golden nuggets will help you harness your 'inner Seve'.

Adam Scott

2013 Masters champion Adam Scott gives us a quick rundown of the essentials of a good bunker shot. If your sand trap technique is missing any of these fundamentals it's more than likely you're going to struggle. Follow Adam's bunker set-up below:

Tom Watson

If you've ever been faced with a downhill lie in the sand you will know it's possibly one of the hardest bunker shots in golf. Here's a great tip from two-time Masters champ Tom Watson to help you escape unscathed next time:

Phil Mickelson

'Lefty' is up there with the best bunker players of all-time so when he speaks, we listen. Here the three-time Masters champ shows us how to assess the lie and adjust our bunker set-up accordingly:

Hank Haney

Coming in from the heavens and landing in fluffy sand could see you pulling a plugged bunker lie - sometimes referred to as the dreaded 'fried egg'. If you're unfortunate enough next time out to be in this position you could do worse than to follow the advice of Hank Haney - previous coach of four-time Masters champion Tiger Woods:

Tom Watson

Finally, the lengthy bunker shot can be difficult to judge so here's Tom Watson's second appearance to help us dial in our sand trap approach shots:

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