You have a slight uphill lie with only a small area on the green that will be safe to land the ball at. Luckily, the grass is cut low where your ball is sitting.
It is windy and your ball landed in the rough near the fringe.
The ball landed off of the edge of a slightly elevated green. The putting green has many hills and valleys between the ball and the pin.
The ball landed in a divot around the green.
The ball is sitting on the outer edge of the fringe, against the rough. The clubhead will have to move through the rough before you make contact with the ball.
You have a hard time keeping the ball low while hitting a chip and run.
The ball is sitting against the outer edge of the fringe, so the clubface will move through taller grass than what the ball is sitting on.
The pin is towards the back of the green with a steep slope behind it.
You hit the ball fat or hit the ground instead of the ball when trying to chip the ball up onto the green.
You have a poor, downhill lie about ten feet away from the pin.