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Originally Posted by zipazoid

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Originally Posted by misty_mountainhop

30-40 yard bunker shot. Nasty.

I posted earlier in the thread that's my toughest shot too, and I got some good advice on how to play it - use anywhere from an 8i to a PW, open the blade, and hit behind it, a blast shot. I'm definitely going to try that.

So here's my question, and I apologize if this is a bit of a thread hijack -

At what distance does a bunker shot stop being a 'blast shot' where you hit behind it & become one of picking it cleanly? 50 yards? 75? 100?

When you can do it with a reasonable chance of a clean hit.  If I can't take at least a 3/4 swing, then trying to pick the ball is risky for me.

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To paraphrase Lee Travino..... .......a 4 foot putt for $5, when you only have $2 in your wallet!

I'd also include the 10-12 foot putt with zero break. Much better at hitting to a spot when there's even an inch or two of break. That one's a mental thing.

The NEXT shot after a random shank!!!!!

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