Golf Digest editors picks

SEPTEMBER 2010

Golf Digest September 2010 Table of Contents

RYDER CUP

RISK, REWARD, RETCHING
The vagaries of match play--and Celtic Manor's finish--will keep players out of their comfort zone.
By John Huggan

CHANGING PERSPECTIVE
Today's young stars need to overcompensate for the decadence of their era.
By Jaime Diaz

GOOD MONTY, BAD MONTY
He's charming. He's blunt. And at the Ryder Cup, Colin Montgomerie is at his best.
By Tom Callahan

BLOOD OF THE STONE
Corey Pavin's captaincy will be a blend of emotion--and cold ambition.
By Guy Yocom

TRAVEL DIGEST

Away Game

There's no shortage of golf in Wales, the host country of this year's Ryder Cup Matches.

The Grid

Tailor your trip to meet any budget

Long Drives

Seattle to Portland in an Acura ZDX
How To / Instruction

Cover Story: Bust Your Drives

3 key swing thoughts for takeaway, transition, and impact

My Checklist: Zach Johnson

Master the high pitch

Jim McLean's Power Tips

How to use my three releases to crush it off the tee

5 keys to stay sharp

My best lessons to help you play better.

10 Rules

How to finish off a great round.

Breaking 100/90/80

Fix your slice, pop-up, or hook.

Steal My Feel

Out of deep bunkers, flick the face under the ball.

Tiger Woods

Stay tall in fairway bunkers

Tom Watson

Ball position moves farther back as you get older

David Leadbetter

The easy way to work the ball

Butch Harmon

Three keys for picking the right club around the green

Hank Haney

How to hit your hybrids, and why stats can be misleading

Flick & Nicklaus

Quick or slow, only you can find the right putting routine
EQUIPMENT

Top 60 Innovations

Since Golf Digest was launched in 1950, these 60 things have transformed the game.

New Looks

Does your driver fit your swing? The quickest way to 15 more yards starts with a launch monitor.

What's In My Bag

Michelle Wie

COLUMNS

Jerry Tarde: Innovations: The unofficial list
Tim Rosaforte: Dustin Johnson's popularity
David Owen: These lucky charms really work
Golf Saved My Life: By Jamie Grant, with Max Adler
Dan Jenkins: The Ancient Twitterer on the 110th U.S. Open
Game On: Triviacrostic
THE DIGEST
Opener
Rhys Davies of Wales
Fitness
Bursts of energy will help you focus
Confessions
Readers reveal their guilty golf sins.
By Bob Carney
Junior Awards
We honor five kid-centric programs that grow the game.
By Topsy Siderowf
Woman
Ai Miyazato, new Ping clubs, and a golf getaway in Hawaii.
By Stina Sternberg
U.S. Open Challenge
Only Mark Wahlberg is able to break 100 at Pebble Beach.
By Craig Bestrom
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