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How to Play Great Golf Shots from the Rough

The rough, affectionately referred to as the 'thick-stuff', comes in all shapes and sizes. From the just of the fairway, fringe type rough right the way up to St Andrews-esque ball-stealing rough.

Whatever situation you find yourself in, playing your golf ball from the rough presents a set of challenges that aren't often practiced for on the driving range (it's pretty hard to simulate coming out of 6-inch tall grass from a range mat!)

Here are 6 videos that'll help you improve and practice your shots from the rough:

Hybrids are becoming increasingly popular amongst amateur golfers that want to add distance to their loftier clubs, here's how you can use yours effectively to escape deeper lies...

BONUS: Here's how a pro (in this case, Jordan Spieth) gets it done...

The lads from Me&MyGolf talk about the importance of leaning in and keeping the ball towards the back of your stance...

Here's a quick lesson from a master (and a Masters winner) Nick Faldo...

You've found yourself in a testing rough lie just off the green, this one has 'duff' written all over it...here are a couple of videos to help you chip out of the rough cleanly...