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PostSubject: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:01 am

Had a game recently and found that my balls no longer like to go swimming. Instead, they like to play with sand… No Had a hard time getting out of the bunkers and blow a few holes because of it.

Does anyone know and golf range that allows us to practice bunker shots? I find the only time I get to try bunker shots is on the green..
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:15 am

MBGC. Open to the public. $10/hour for the putting/chipping/bunker area.

And of course Justin Han's short-game clinics at Laguna. $22 and change but you get access to 1) Justin 2) Greenside Bunkers 3) Fairway Bunkers. Look for the "SSN Alternative" thread.

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:18 am

Yeah... MBGC is pretty good. IIRC, Permas Jaya in JB has a bunker at its range too.

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:35 am

NSRCC Changi Range
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:42 am

Orchid Country Club has pretty excellent short game facility with many varied lie conditions.

Bunker included of course. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 11:44 am

JonL_TK wrote:
NSRCC Changi Range

Changi's my favourite, but Kranji has a sand bunker practice area too. I like Changi because you use range balls, and don't have to pick up your balls when you are done, or have a fear of blading the shot and hitting people in the practice area. =)
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 12:26 pm

eladnonnac wrote:
I like Changi because you use range balls, and don't have to pick up your balls when you are done. =)

Then who picks up for you? scratch

Correct me if I'm wrong please.

Think most, if not all, ranges require that you bring your own practice balls for chipping and bunker practice and range balls are not allowed.

Has this changed?
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 1:30 pm

eladnonnac wrote:
JonL_TK wrote:
NSRCC Changi Range

Changi's my favourite, but Kranji has a sand bunker practice area too. I like Changi because you use range balls, and don't have to pick up your balls when you are done, or have a fear of blading the shot and hitting people in the practice area. =)
Bro, u mean range ball does not injure or hurt people when hit? scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 1:48 pm

Nsrcc range has a bunker bay right at the end of the range

Hence you hit range balls from that bunker towards the direction of the range net just like any golfer hitting range balls at the range

- therefore no need to pick up
- no fear of blading it
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 1:54 pm

Turbo wrote:
eladnonnac wrote:
JonL_TK wrote:
NSRCC Changi Range

Changi's my favourite, but Kranji has a sand bunker practice area too. I like Changi because you use range balls, and don't have to pick up your balls when you are done, or have a fear of blading the shot and hitting people in the practice area. =)
Bro, u mean range ball does not injure or hurt people when hit? scratch

Lol, sometimes golfers become so absorbed in chipping or bunker practise that they may inadvertently be unaware of other mere mortals around. It's good to ensure that there is no one else directly opposite on the other side of the practice facility. One never knows when one will airmail a ball clear to the other side, same goes for the other guy.

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 1:56 pm

pocketace wrote:
Nsrcc range has a bunker bay right at the end of the range

Hence you hit range balls from that bunker towards the direction of the range net just like any golfer hitting range balls at the range

- therefore no need to pick up
- no fear of blading it

Orr.... I see. Laughing

Thanks for the clarification bro.

Kudos to NSRCC then for a well thought out practice bunker facility.
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:19 pm

Birdman wrote:
pocketace wrote:
Nsrcc range has a bunker bay right at the end of the range

Hence you hit range balls from that bunker towards the direction of the range net just like any golfer hitting range balls at the range

- therefore no need to pick up
- no fear of blading it

Orr.... I see. Laughing

Thanks for the clarification bro.

Kudos to NSRCC then for a well thought out practice bunker facility.



u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:21 pm

slinger wrote:
Birdman wrote:
pocketace wrote:
Nsrcc range has a bunker bay right at the end of the range

Hence you hit range balls from that bunker towards the direction of the range net just like any golfer hitting range balls at the range

- therefore no need to pick up
- no fear of blading it

Orr.... I see. Laughing

Thanks for the clarification bro.

Kudos to NSRCC then for a well thought out practice bunker facility.



u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....


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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:37 pm

Birdman wrote:
slinger wrote:
Birdman wrote:
pocketace wrote:
Nsrcc range has a bunker bay right at the end of the range

Hence you hit range balls from that bunker towards the direction of the range net just like any golfer hitting range balls at the range

- therefore no need to pick up
- no fear of blading it

Orr.... I see. Laughing

Thanks for the clarification bro.

Kudos to NSRCC then for a well thought out practice bunker facility.



u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....


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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:45 pm

slinger wrote:




u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....


Touche! Very Happy

Seen my nest lately?

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yo....u playing tai-chi with me agh

from spore election to mysia election...

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no scared leh...

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:53 pm

Birdman wrote:
slinger wrote:




u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....


Touche! Very Happy

Seen my nest lately?



yo....u playing tai-chi with me agh

from spore election to mysia election...

wonder woman is no longer FHM material liao...

no scared leh...

Sleep Sleep [/quote]

Ah.. sleep oredi? Shocked

Good. Let sleeping dogs lie. What a Face [/quote]




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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 2:58 pm

slinger wrote:
Birdman wrote:
slinger wrote:




u dun have to worry abt bunkers.....



cos its not your natural habitat....


Touche! Very Happy

Seen my nest lately?



yo....u playing tai-chi with me agh

from spore election to mysia election...

wonder woman is no longer FHM material liao...

no scared leh...

Sleep Sleep

Ah.. sleep oredi? Shocked

Good. Let sleeping dogs lie. What a Face [/quote]




celebrity tio si celebrity......[/quote]

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 3:08 pm

Thanks guys for the info. Looks like NSRCC Changi is a good place to practice. No worries about ball and hitting ppl on misfire.

Will see if I can join in the SSN Alternative too.
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 3:39 pm

The other good thing about the NSRCC bunker practice area is that it has various lip heights in the bunker to practice various types of bunker shots.

Try going in the late evening or early morning. Lots of lessons go on in the bunker at other times.

Good luck!
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Mon May 06, 2013 4:04 pm

Laguna driving range also has a bunker at the ground floor last bay on extreme right facing the net at end of range
- use range balls, no fear of blading it, no need to pick up

Laguna also has a short game area behind the range. There is a bunker there
- use your own balls, please be aware of other short game users, pick up balls after use

Laguna is usually not too busy, but restricted use to students and members only
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Tue May 07, 2013 11:21 am

Jurong Country Club Driving range ... bottom level right side, multiple bays with bunker sand in front of the bays ...

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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Tue May 07, 2013 1:57 pm

Kranji Sanctuary. Off Neo Tiew.
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Tue May 07, 2013 2:40 pm

Children's play ground, when no kid is around.

That's I do when I was staying my terrace house.
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Tue May 07, 2013 5:02 pm

Hi iron eagle: you cannot do that in a public area not designated for golf. One of my friend brought his grandson to west coast park for a walk and thought that he could also practice some sand shots since there were not much people nearby. Someone did call the police and they gave him a warning and saying if the place not "designated for golf" you can't take practice golf swings - even for chipping. Just an advice... Swing
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PostSubject: Re: Where to practice sand bunker?   Tue May 07, 2013 5:36 pm

Ha ha, yes I moved out off this place since 2006.
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