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How do you handle a semi-plugged lie in a wet fairway?

Well in most cases, if the ball is embedded in it's own pitch mark the embedded ball rule will be in effect and you can take relief, by lifting, cleaning and placing the ball at the nearest point of relief. If the ball is not embedded, but is just sitting down a bit play the ball back of the center of your stance and lean your weight onto your front foot. Keep your weight forward throughout the swing and focus on hitting down.

The idea is to hit down into the back of the ball when it's sitting down in a divot or plugged lie so you won't skull it. A short, low finish will help encourage you to swing down on the ball.

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