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Question on Bunkers:

Is there a reason to use a different lofted club (besides sand wedge) if in a green-side bunker?

Yes. If the sand is wet or hard, using a sand wedge can actually be more difficult because of the bounce (back edge is higher than leading edge) built into the club. This is very beneficial for soft sand and for poor lies in the grass as it keeps your club from digging and getting caught. Instead, your club will "bounce" through the bad lie. When the sand is hard or wet, you don't want to have your club bounce off the hard ground which would result in the leading edge hitting high into the bull and skulling the shot. Therefore, a club with less bounce such as a gap wedge or a pitching wedge would be a better choice. Choose between the two based on the length of the shot.

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