April 2011

Golf Digest April 2011 Table of Contents
Cover photo by Dom Furore

Masters Preview

Crowd Pleasers

The scenery, the spectators, the stars and the senses combine to make magic at the Masters.

The Red-Dot Rule

The sages of Augusta know that all putts follow the pull of Rae's Creek.

A Father-Son Moment

25 years after an epic victory, Jack and Jackie Nicklaus put the 1986 Masters on rewind.

Change Orders

For the first time, you can see every change ever made to Augusta National.

Tournament Info

Bieber Fever vs. The Masters

Results from the Golf Digest and ESPN online survey

Green Jacket Fraternity

It's hard to believe that Augusta National once had to beg for members, even at just $60 a year.
How To

My Checklist: Dustin Johnson

Be positive over the ball

Simple Swing Fixes

For power and control, break your swing into segments.

Beat Uneven Lies

4 trouble shots you'll need in every round you play.

10 Rules: Suzann Pettersen

How to hit more greens

Never 3-Putt Again

Tips for lagging close and making the next one.

Breaking 100/90/80

The myths of the short game.
Lesson Tee

Swing Sequence: Camilo Villegas

Is the tour's muscleman back to form?

Steal My Feel

Focus on your swing path to hit a draw off the tee.

David Leadbetter

Grip down to the metal for perfect bunker blasts

Hank Haney

How to make the important putts

Jim McLean

Think right arm, left leg as you swing into impact

Away Game

On a rebound from debt, The Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, W.Va., encapsulates classic golf.

Long Drives

Connecticut to Virginia Beach in a Mercedes-Benz CL 550.

New Looks

Offset: It's an ugly word. But can it help you strike the ball better?

What's In My Bag

Steve Marino


The Evolution Of Tiger's Swing

Why he changed his swing (again and again), from tweaks to major overhauls with five teachers.


Jerry Tarde:
Nights of the round table

Golf Saved My Life:
By Sal Mancino

Tim Rosaforte:
There's not much Jamie Lovemark can't do

Jaime Diaz:
John Derr is a friend to the giants of the world

David Fay:
At Augusta, the amateur remains king

Dave Kindred: On The Tee
Celebrated collegian Peter Uihlein is eager for his debut at Augusta National.

You don't need to hit bunker shots to improve sand play

10 things you can do when your ball is on the green

Performance watches you can wear 24/7

David Owen: My Tech:
Four cool finds at the annual PGA Merchandise Show.

Peter Finch: Money Clip
Tour pros make a ton of money, but they pay a lot of taxes, too.

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