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Playing out of a divot with Seve
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Seve offers his tips to the Academy
So, you wander up to your ball and find it in a difficult lie, snuggled into a divot. What do you do?

The first thing is don't panic.

As Seve says, all you have to do is open the club face and strike the ball in a chopping action.

Watch Seve's masterclass

Does that sound tough? Again, don't panic.

Seve is here to demonstrate the technique on his video masterclass.

Soon you'll be able to play this shot while taking a siesta.

So put Seve's advice into practice and avoid divot disasters!


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Seve factfile
Born: 9 April 1957, Pedrena
Nationality: Spanish
Height: 6ft
Weight: 13st 3lbs
Turned pro: 1974
Interests: Cycling, fishing, gardening
Career tournament victories: 87
Major titles: Five (The Open (1979, 1984,1988, US Masters 1980, 1983)


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