Category: Difficult Lie
You need to hit a long iron off of a side hill lie with the ball above your feet.
You tend to lose your balance when hitting from a downhill lie.
You push or top the ball when the ball is below your feet.
The ball landed in a difficult or near impossible location to hit it up onto the green or at least near it.
The ball landed in a divot around the green.
The ball is sitting on a steep slope with your forward leg lower than your trailing leg and you usually cannot hit from a lie like this.
Once you have determined that you have a bad lie, you are guaranteed to mess up the shot.
The ball is above your feet and you are a short distance from the hole.
The pin is over a hundred yards, downhill from where your ball is setting.
You have difficulty hitting from uneven lies.