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How to Hit the Hardest Shot in Golf

Short Game Chef solves the 40-yard bunker shot

Parker McLachlin, aka @ShortGameChef, is one of the world’s best short game coaches, with clients including Collin Morikawa, Keith Mitchell, Anna Nordqvist and more. As part of The Index Experiment, we’ve enlisted the chef to help Broken Tee Society members modernize their short game.

In the below segment, McLachlin confronts every golfer’s worst nightmare: the 35-yard bunker shot. He offers three escape routes on the path to showing that, in the immortal words of Phil Mickelson, it’s really not that hard of a shot.