Downhill Lies

Downhill Lies

Downhill lies are a difficult situation for most people on the golf course, but part of it starts with club selection. If that is my normal 7-iron trajectory and I start tilting with the slope, that 7-iron is going to come out much lower. Take a more lofted club, more conservative approach, and make a couple of adjustments. Try to tilt your body with the slope, still positioning the ball off the center so that you can kind of chase the club down the slope, hitting the ball first. If anything, reduce the length of your swing when you have awkward stances and get solid contact. Don’t necessarily try to reach the green; let’s get it in front in good chipping position. It should look something like this. Setting up with my weight on my front foot, and then just trying to create solid contact. What I actually saw was that ball actually came out about half or a little less of my normal 7-iron trajectory, and probably about 20 yards shorter than normal. Keep that in mind, it is important to save shots on the golf course and this will help you.


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