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Front edge closest the green or front edge farthest from the green? If you are at the front of the bunker nearest the green you should open your body and the face of the club and splash it out. If it is farthest from the green you should assess if you can get it out towards the green, if not you should think about playing out sideways or backwards to prevent racking up a huge number.

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Q: My golf ball embeds near the front edge bunker what should i do?
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Yes, you may do so, the key distinction that you have made in the question is the ball 'out' of the bunker. If the ball is still in the bunker you would be penalised two shots for grounding a club in a hazard. If the ball is no longer in the bunker you are in you may ground the club, but be aware, there is really no need to.

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