If you find yourself in the thick rough around the green, try hovering your club like a bunker shot. The goal is to get the club going thru the rough with some speed. However, it is so important to have a loose grip. This can help “lessen” the blow to the ball and allow it to come out soft. Here is the Setup: Wider stance, open the clubface, aim a little open to the target, soft hands, and accelerate.