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Where to Place Your Bag - Bunker

Posted June 10, 2015 in beginner intermediate rules

When your ball comes to rest in a fairway bunker or a sand trap, you want to make sure to set your bag down outside of it. Bunkers and sand traps are considered hazards, which means neither your bag nor your golf club is allowed to touch the sand at any time other than when you’re making follow-through contact with your ball. If either one does touch before the golf swing, a penalty shot will be added to your score.