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Is it ok to hit a fairway wood out of a bunker? Any specific tips when attempting to do so?

Of course! I actually find 7 woods and 5 woods easy to hit out of bunkers. This is of course if there is no lip that you have to shoot over. You always need to make sure to pick a club with enough loft to get over the lip of the bunker first.

Just remember to make a sweeping swing so you don't dig. You want to imagine picking the ball off the surface of the sand.

Contrary to popular belief you should play the ball forward of center in your stance so that you will catch the ball on the up swing and pick it off the sand. Many instructors teach to play the ball back in your stance when in the sand so that you will catch the ball first. This is wrong. When you play it back in your stance you will catch it on the downswing pushing the ball down into the sand.

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