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Golf Digest October 2008

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October 2008

HOW TO

'HOW GOOD CAN YOU GET?'
Use the four stats that really matter to diagnose and treat your game
By Hank Haney

10 RULES FROM DAVE STOCKTON
How to make the six-footer with Guy Yocom

SOLID IRONS
My tips on hitting the 4, 5, and 6
By Geoff Ogilvy

ARNOLD PALMER
The feel of a good shot, and how to get it

TOM & TOM
Tom Watson advises New York Times columnist Tom Friedman on match play

THE PATH TO STRAIGHTER SHOTS
How a $5 kid's toy can keep you on target
By Mike LaBauve

BREAKING 100-90-80
The forgotten fairway woods
By Don Hurter

LESSON TEE

FEATURED TIP: GEOFF OGILVY
Try this tempo drill to pure your longer irons

SWING SEQUENCE: JUSTIN LEONARD
Analysis by Randy Smith

TIGER WOODS
For distance control from the sand, turn your belt buckle toward the target

ANNIKA SORENSTAM
My three keys to playing the flop shot

BUTCH HARMON
Driving: Stop those heel and toe hits

DAVID LEADBETTER
Chipping: Turn your buttons back and through to improve your contact

TOM WATSON
How to shift your weight for more power

JIM FLICK
A grip tip from two hockey legends

RICK SMITH
Get your touch back with my putting drilL

JOHNNY MILLER
The upside of Tiger's nasty knee injury; my bearish take on the October Tournaments; Greg Norman: the best wind player ever?

GOLF & MONEY

IS THIS THE TIME TO JOIN A PRIVATE CLUB?
The economy and competition: Two reasons now might be the year to sign up
By Chris Millard

HOW TO FIX PRIVATE CLUBS
With realistic goals and a smart Master plan, members can rescue things before it's too late
By David Senza

THE JOY OF BELONGING
It's about family
By Bob Carney

HOW TO JOIN A PRIVATE CLUB
We asked 200 club members what they wish they had known before joining. Our Q&A tells what YOU should know
By Brett Avery

OUR MONEY SURVEY
Golfdigest.com readers speak out on the economy

THE BEST DEALS IN GOLF
Our crew gives you 30-plus ideas on the best ways to cash in
By The Editors

THE DIGEST

ON THE TEE: Tiger is eager to return to the tour
SPECIAL REPORT: GROOVES: The USGA and R&A change the rules
GOLF GURU: Do you mind? Cell phones on the range
INTERACTIVE RULES QUIZ: Our quiz helps you save strokes (and energy)
FITNESS: When's the best time to play?

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: The New Classics: Drivers slyly change old look with new technology
WHAT'S IN MY BAG: Jeff Quinney
BOMB & GOUGE: Super game-improvement clubs: necessary?

COLUMNISTS

JERRY TARDE: Editor's letter
DAVID OWEN: The effect of Tiger's injury
TIM ROSAFORTE: A hair-raising finish for Stewart Cink
STINA STERNBERG: Golf or your wife?
DAN JENKINS: PGA Championship report

TRAVEL DIGEST

HOT SPOT
Tour players and power couples are biking, boating and teeing it up in Mayakoba, Mexico

THE GRID
Dollars and sense: tips for enjoying the world's favorite golf destinations

AMBUSH
'Relatively clean, guy-type fun'

19TH HOLE
Brooks' Bar & Deck at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev.

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