Golf Digest editors picks

August 2014

Cover story

Duf Love

How to be cool, casual, and play like Jason Dufner.

Features

Snap Your Swing For Distance

Get a power boost at impact—like the pros do.

6 Shots Your Buddies Didn't Know

How to bomb it, curve it, spin it and stop it.

Bubba Golf!

3 tricks for wedging it close.

The Chuck Wagon

Teacher Chuck Cook has picked up some big-name players, just like he did 25 years ago.

Foreplay

Finding someone who loves the game (and you)? There's an app for that.

As Seen On TV

From the Alien wedge to the Perfect Club, infomercials hawking golf gear used to be unavoidable. Where did they come from—and where have they gone?

How The Mental Scorecard Worked For Phil

Think about benchmarks other than your score.

Unforgiveable! Golf's Taboos

This game has never lacked for rules, written or otherwise. Now, as the game enters a new era, its taboos have become a moving target.

PGA Championship

Return To Valhalla

It's PGA No. 3 and major No. 4 for the PGA of America's home away from home.

Play Your Best

The Big Swing

Ryo Ishikawa: Just hit the ball on the green.

Jack Nicklaus

Map out the entire hole before you tee off.

Butch Harmon

How to make bunker shots look easy.

Sean Foley

What The Pros Know: Finding the sweet spot.

Swing Sequence: Brooks Koepka

Crush it like this rising star.

David Leadbetter

Step By Step: Take the right divot for better iron shots.

Why'd I Do That?

Oh man, I three-putted again!

Tom Watson

All the young tour players do this around the green.

The Driver Guy

Stop topping it off the first tee.

GOLF EQUIPMENT

Drivers & Putters

Two foursomes you'll want to play with.

Hot List: Grips

We scrutinized all the new models.

What's In My Bag

Miguel Angel Jimenez

COLUMNS / THE GOLF LIFE
Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
Tearing back the layers of Jason Dufner, our cover subject.

Ask Golf Digest
Do golf clubs lose their "pop"? And are oversize putter grips right for me?

Landscape
A view of Donald Trump's new New York City course.

Think Young, Play Hard
After a top 25 in a PGA Tour event, Scottie Scheffler, 18, is ready for college.

Stuff
The best new products from the 2014 PGA Show.

The Pour
A wine expert gives us his best summer picks.

Fitness: The Core
A test to make sure you're not giving away yards.

The Editors' Road Report
Must-visit golf spots in West Virginia, Arizona and Minnesota.

The Fringe
13 vanity license plates for avid golfers around the U.S.

Rules
The actual definitions of these terms might surprise you.

David Fay
Ending the stigma of pushcarts will improve the game.

Mr. Style
You should pattern your wardrobe after this trend.

Closeout
Keeping track of notable golf-course hijinks.

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July 28, 2014

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