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Question on Shot Making:

What is the most important thing to focus on when you have a shot with a severe uphill lie?

Any time you have an uneven lie you want to set yourself up so that your shoulders are matching the slope. For an uphill lie that means your right shoulder will be significantly lower than your left if you are right-handed. The ball will tend to fly higher and shorter so take and extra club or two depending on the severity of the slope. In other words, you might grab a 7 iron when you would normally hit a 9.

Because of the slope, you will tend to make more of a rounded back swing causing you to strike the ball on an inside-out plane. This will cause the ball to hook so you should aim more to the right to off-set the curve. Again, gauge this with the severity of the slope.

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