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Golf Digest November 2009

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November 2009 Cover

Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

November 2009

LESSON TEE

COVER STORY: Y.E. YANG HUNGRY, BUT HUMBLE
By Tim Rosaforte with swing-sequence analysis by Brian Mogg
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TIGER WOODS
Try my new driver cut shot; making putts that slide right

BUTCH HARMON
For better irons, hit with the back of your left hand

HANK HANEY
How to manage your misses

JIM FLICK
'See' your chips land and roll

TOM WATSON
My tips for uphill bunker shots
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ATHLETE-GOLFERS

10 RULES FOR MAXIMUM COMPETITIVENESS
By Michael Jordan

THESE GUYS ARE GOOD
Sports stars can thrive with less-than-perfect form
By Craig Bestrom

NEW RANKING
The top 150 athlete-golfers
Compiled by Lisa Furlong

ENVIRONMENT

GREEN STAR AWARDS
We announce the winners of our first search for America's best environmental resorts
By Ron Whitten

GRASS-ROOTS ADVICE
Top superintendents talk about the greening -- and browning -- of the game
By Ron Whitten

DRYING OUT
America's courses are curbing their addiction to water
By David Owen

INTERVIEW WITH THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
America's leading environmental advocate on how to make golf greener
With Roger Schiffman

HOW TO

BONUS TIP: DAVID LEADBETTER
Grip down for accuracy

DRIVE IT GREAT
Your plan for adding power and learnig to control it
By Randy Smith
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WORK THE BALL
How the pros attack flags
By Jonathan Byrd

BREAKING 100-90-80
Handling really tough lies
By Rafael Alarcon
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COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: Golf's 5 Sacred Rules
TIM ROSAFORTE: Wie awakens from slumber
DAVID OWEN: New U.N. resolution: Play golf
PARTING SHOT Decode the puzzle

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: New player's irons | Video
BOMB & GOUGE: Putter inserts | Video
WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Rory McIlroy

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Seaside, Fla., By Peter Finch
AMBUSH: Tennessee Titans
LONG DRIVES: From Newport Beach, Calif., to Monterey in a Cadillac SRX
By Matthew Rudy

THE DIGEST

MS TAGS: Download info & FAQ
ON THE TEE: Ryan Moore
RULES: When balls collide
UP & IN: Love your 7-iron
STYLE: New watches
WOMAN: Q&A with Solheim Cup star Christina Kim; new shoes; a Jamaica getaway

J.D. Cuban

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