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The ball is above my feet on the side of a hill. Will the ball tend to go one way or the other?

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When the ball is above your feet, your spine will be more erect and the club shaft will sit on a more horizontal plane. Because of this you will be swinging around your body on a flatter plane (think baseball). This will cause the ball to hook.

Also, with higher lofted irons as the club toe raises in the air more due to the steep lie, the loft on the club will force the ball to go left.

For these reasons, you will need to aim a bit more out to the right and play for a hook. Gauge your aim based on how severe the slope is.

I hope that helps and let me know if you have any other questions.

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