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This is the area of the game known as golf bad lies, and development of your golf bad lies skills plays a vital role. Browse our list of golf bad lies instructional tips and videos, below, to improve every aspect of your golf course tactics.

Proper Stance to Hit a Downhill Bunker Shot
Golf Tip Video by Jim McLean

Place the ball back, leave the club face open and drop down with the knees...

#1 Tip to Play Out of Deep Rough
Golf Tip Video by Hank Haney

Use a steeper swing with a slightly open clubface, but make sure you get back on the fairway...

2 Tips to Hit an Uphill Bunker Shot
Golf Tip Video by Jim McLean

Angle body more up the slope and swing a little harder...

Swing Technique to Hit Out of Tight Hardpan Lies
Golf Tip Video by Hank Haney

Take your club back at a steeper angle to create a descending blow...

How to Hit a High Short Golf Shot
Golf Tip Video by Mike McGetrick

Hitting a flop shot off a tight lie requires that you attack the ball with a steeper swing and open clubface so that the club...

Golf Chipping Tips for Downhill Chips
Golf Tip Video by Mike LaBauve

Set your body with the slope and have your swing bottom out at or just in front of the ball...

How to Hit A Buried Lie Out of the Bunker
Golf Tip Video by Hank Haney

Square the clubface, pick the club up quickly and dig under the ball with a steep approach angle...

How to Pick the Right Club to Hit From Under a Tree
Golf Tip Video by Gary Wiren

When stuck behind a tree your primary objective is to pick the correct club in order to get in below the limbs and out of tro...

How to Hit an Intentional Slice Around a Tree
Golf Tip Video by Hank Haney

Open your clubface, aim left and swing outside in...

Golf Tips for Pitching from Tight Lies
Golf Tip Video by Laird Small

This is an intimidating shot, but it can be managed easily by getting your weight far forward in your stance so that your ste...

How to Hit Bunker Shots With a Bad Lie
Golf Tip Video by David Glenz

Adjust you ball positioning, shift weight forward and lean the shaft forward to allow the club to dig under the ball...

How to Hit from Tall Grass in Golf
Golf Tip Video by Mike McGetrick

When faced with a course that has fairway surrounded by fescue first take a few practice shots to get familiar with the tall ...

How to Choose the Right Club to Hit out of Downhill Lies
Golf Tip Video by David Glenz

Club trajectory is severely affected on downhill shots. Take a more lofted club, adjust your weight and chase your swing down...

How to Hit a Slice Shot to Get Yourself Out Of Trouble
Golf Tip Video by Steven Bann

Use your regular swing but aim to the right and open the clubface...

How to Use the Sand to Your Advantage to Hit a Buried Bunker Shot
Golf Tip Video by Gary Wiren

When faced with a buried lie in the bunker you must create a concussion in the sand in order to drive the ball up out of the ...

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