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Golf Digest March 2009

Table of Contents

March Cover

Cover Photo By Stephen Szurlej

March 2009

HOW TO

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

BREAKING 100-90-80
Escape fairway sand
By Jack Lumpkin

FEATURED TIP: RICK SMITH
Improve your accuracy with this drill

LESSON TEE

SWING SEQUENCE: BEN CURTIS
Why he's havin' a ball
Analysis by Steve Johnson

TIGER WOODS
Face up to keep it square

ANNIKA SORENSTAM
Advice for making four-footers

BUTCH HARMON
No more chunks out of the rough

TOM WATSON
Get low, keep eyes level to find the line

JIM FLICK
Solid contact starts with a correct setup

JIM MCLEAN
Tips for toughest shots at Bethpage

FEATURES

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

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: Drivers
NEW LOOKS: Golf balls
BOMB & GOUGE: Return of the chipper
WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Stephen Ames

TRAVEL DIGEST

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

THE DIGEST

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

COLUMNS

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

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