The Bump And Run


To play links courses, one of the most important shots is the bump and run. 

The bump and run is one of the most important tools in a links golfers arsenal. When you have a tight  light, instead of taking the wedge golfers should take a longer club such as a 7 iron and hit down on the ball with the ball back in their stance.

This will produce a low, running shot along the ground. The ball will bounce a few times short of the green and roll up towards the hole. Even if you don’t make perfect contact, the ball will still run forward with a lot of topspin, minimising risk. Of course, you must make sure there is nothing between you and the whole!