Golf Digest March 2009
Table of Contents
COVER STORY: DAVID LEADBETTER'S FULL-SWING BASICS
Seven steps to jump-start your game
PROJECT (CHARLES) BARKLEY
Can Hank Haney fix golf's worst swing?
By Matthew Rudy
10 RULES: BUTCH HARMON
My advice for making a swing change
Escape fairway sand
By Jack Lumpkin
FEATURED TIP: RICK SMITH
Improve your accuracy with this drill
SWING SEQUENCE: BEN CURTIS
Why he's havin' a ball
Analysis by Steve Johnson
Face up to keep it square
Advice for making four-footers
No more chunks out of the rough
Get low, keep eyes level to find the line
Solid contact starts with a correct setup
Tips for toughest shots at Bethpage
HIGH IN THE HIMALAYAS
Our man spent a month in the mountains of Nepal and China to capture these shots
Photographs/text by Dom Furore
WHAT TOUR PROS REALLY THINK
Golf Digest's survey of the game's elite reveals what they'll say with anonymity
GOLF DIGEST U.S. OPEN CHALLENGE
Wanna break 100 at Bethpage? It'll take power and finesse.
Here's how and why, with tips from pros
By Jaime Diaz
COMING BACK FROM INJURY
These four case studies of tour players demonstrate that you can play golf again
WHO IS ANTHONY KIM?
He's brash, humble, strong, soft, fearless, funny and combative.
Is he also Tiger's next challenger?
By Tom Callahan
AWAY GAME: Biloxi, Miss.
LONG DRIVES: Miami to Key West, Fla.
FRUGAL GOLFER: Rental clubs
AMBUSH: Canadian migration
Q&A WITH BOO: In this Web-extra interview, Boo discusses his other passion: hunting, flying coach and why he sits in the back of the plane
ON THE TEE: America's Angels
RULES: Ground under repair
GOLF GURU: Why pros insist on silence
FITNESS: Stay warm, loose on chilly days
STYLE: Keep in step with these new shoes
JERRY TARDE: Editor's letter
TIM ROSAFORTE: Love III gets extreme
DAVID OWEN: My 9-iron and me
STINA STERNBERG: Slow girlfriend?
RICH LERNER: Ten Qs with Joe Ogilvie
JOE QUEENAN: The Beethoven Open
DAN JENKINS: The Golfinator
JAIME DIAZ: 18 holes for 2 bucks