May 2015

Golf Digest May 2015
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.

Fitness & Power

Cover Story: Get Golf Strong!

Pound for pound, LPGA Tour pros hit the ball serious distances—probably farther than you.

How to Belt One 463 Yards

Reigning world long-drive champ Jeff Flagg shares his keys for big, booming drives.

Need More T?

Increasing testosterone levels naturally will help you hit it longer.

Start Eccentric Training

Get (a lot) stronger with this power workout.


Meet a man who has shot his age more than 1,000 times.


Our 30 Tips for Having the Most Fun You Can While Playing Golf

How to Hit Rickie Fowler's Freaky-Long Fade

You can play left to right and still bomb it down the middle.

I Could've Thought of That!

Why golfers are using Kickstarter for their ideas.

"We're Probably a Little Sick"

Most of us enjoy a small wager when we play. But these guys have big money at stake.

Swing Sequence: Jimmy Walker

Why he's one of the steadiest tour pros.

Channeling Ben Hogan

Why I'm looking back 50 years for good advice.

Butch Harmon

The simplest way to get out of the sand.

Jack Nicklaus

Play for position to take advantage of par 5s.

David Leadbetter

How to swing like six-time LPGA Tour winner Lydia Ko.

Tom Watson

When the pressure heats up, try my ways to stay cool.

Improve Your Pitching

Two shots you need to know.

Best Young Teachers

Start every putt on line with this in mind.


Pick an iron set based on your style of play.

100 Best Clubfitters

Tips from expert fitters.

What's In My Bag

Andres Gonzales: Half Man, Half Amazing


Editor's Letter
We all can learn something from LPGA Tour pros.

Think Young, Play Hard
This new golf movie stars someone who can actually play golf.

Big Event
How the Players championship became a player.

Undercover Tour Pro
In the lawsuit that pits caddies against the PGA Tour, I'm rooting for the little guy.

Man About Golf
Why are almost none of my golf shirts the same size?

Golf & Business
Why Symetra sponsors pro golf.

Sweet Spot: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Two great courses have made this island nation a golf destination.

Some of the oddest rules.

Stuff: StrackaLine
An app that tells the break.

Nine elegant watches.
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