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Golf Tip of the Week

Golf tip: Want better bunker shots? Believe it

Unless you left the cold winter weather for Florida or Arizona, the only sand you’ve encountered the past few months was indoors somewhere. That’s about to change, we hope, so it’s never too early to think about improving your bunker play.

Bob Beach, the longtime professional at Braintree Municipal Golf Course, was recently named one of the top 50 growth of the game teaching professionals by the Golf Range Association of America. He says the most important ingredient to improving your bunker shots is convincing yourself that you will.

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