FAQ: How do you properly rake a bunker?

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PGA Tour caddies answer the most frequently asked questions from our Caddie Network readers and followers. Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Through our readers and social media followers here at The Caddie Network, we often receive questions related to the caddie profession. We’ve collected the most frequently asked questions from our readers and followers and tasked actual PGA Tour caddies to serve up the answers based on their experiences. Here are the answers — from PGA Tour caddies — to the questions we most often receive from you.

Sure, you’ve raked a bunker before – but are you raking it the right way? Chances are you’re not, and your lazy moment could be another golfer’s awful lie. So don’t be the selfish bunker player. Learn how to use a rake like the pros and leave bunkers the way you found them.

How do you properly rake a bunker?

Here’s a video to help you understand, featuring Michael Collins and longtime caddie, Kip Henley:

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