We all love golf for certain shots: The downhill drive, the perched-up lie in the first cut, the last swing of the day with the sun about down and no one around. This article isn't about those shots. It's about those other
shots: the ones that make you panic. We picked nine situations that golfers dread and called in our top teachers. The assignment: Give us a tip that golfers can remember when they're freaking out. Here are their one-liners, and how they work. If you buy in, you'll have a secret weapon you can count on in a pinch--or in a bunker, or over a lake, or on the first tee. You get the idea. For more tips like these, download the GolfLogix app
, check out Golf Digest Live
and hit the panic button.