When you step in the bunker know two things:

Sand strikes fear in the hearts of many golfers. . .take a deep breath. Now, when you step in the bunker know two things. 1) the sand will slow your club down, so follow through… high. 2) hitting a little sand is okay ( fried egg size), playing the ball forward slightly will cause the ball to travel higher as well as opening the face.

Most people set up with their weight on their back foot…. putting more weight on the forward foot ( lean into the target) also helps the ball travel higher and makes the high follow through easier.