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Golf Digest October 2009

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October 2009 Cover

Cover Photo By Dom Furore

October 2009

COVER STORY

WHAT I LEARNED FROM TURNBERRY
Lessons from the British Open
By Tom Watson

TOM'S SWING IN 1980 AND TODAY
Analysis by Jack Nicklaus

HOW TO PLAY YOUNG
Tips for improving at any age
By Tom Watson

HOW TO

BIG SPLASH
The bunker shot at Turnberry that put me in position to win
By Stewart Cink
Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

WIDEN YOUR V-GAP
My new breakthrough proves the ultimate power secret
By Jim McLean
Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

FIND SOLID IMPACT
Hitting with a flat left wrist is the key to pure ball-striking
By Tom Ness
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10 RULES FOR READING GREENS
By Jim (Bones) Mackay

BREAKING 100-90-80
Short-game lessons from his new book
By Stan Utley
Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

LESSON TEE

BONUS TIP: DAVID LEADBETTER
Kiss the knees for balance
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TIGER WOODS
Learn good touch and maintain a quiet head on irons
Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

LORENA OCHOA
Master golf's toughest shot

JIM FLICK
When your swing deserts you

RICK SMITH
Push off the ground for power
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BUTCH HARMON
Tips for stroking a 50-footer
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HANK HANEY
Easy way to distance control

FEATURES

DAILY VERSUS DALY
John Daly continues to battle, and he's running out of time
By Jaime Diaz

I CAN'T BELIEVE I'M ALIVE
Ken Green lost three loves of his life and part of his leg, but he vows to play on
By Dave Kindred

75 BEST GOLF RESORTS IN NORTH AMERICA
There's a new No. 1 atop our latest ranking
By Peter Finch

PARTING SHOT
Decoding the puzzle

COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: My first interview with Nicklaus was about Watson
TIM ROSAFORTE: Late night with Glover and Cink
DAVID OWEN: Great deals on courses. Act now!
STINA STERNBERG: What's the protocol for after-golf drinks and dinner?
DAN JENKINS: Our man tweets from the British Open
JAIME DIAZ: When life intrudes, golf training helps players cope

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: What's a hybrid supposed to look like? | Video
NEW LOOKS: The latest shoes enhance stability
WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Lucas Glover
HOT LIST: We reveal the eight best pushcarts | Video

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Central Oregon, the latest primo golf destination
LONG DRIVES: Connecticut to Philadelphia in a Jaguar XFR

THE DIGEST

ON THE TEE: Ross Fisher
RULES: Match-play quiz
GOLF GURU: The proper etiquette on practice greens
FITNESS: Your golf mileage

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