July 2011

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

'Comfortable Being Uncomfortable'

The way we react to difficult situations is the difference between winning and losing.

A Tee Too Far

Barney Adams' idea to shorten golf courses is getting support.

First-Tee Jitters

Even Tiger has had 'em. What can help him can help you.

Seve Ballesteros 1957-2011

A Final Visit

A trip to Seve's home reveals the passion that made him a giant.

Seve's Greatest Tips

From driving to putting, lessons by the game's most dramatic shotmaker.
Compiled by the editors

British Open Preview

Ancient & Modern

St. George's historic links can still test today's best.

Top 50 links of Great Britain & Ireland

Royal County Down tops our list.

Tait Bait

How a legendary Scot won a bet by playing from Royal St. George's to Royal Cinque Ports in 32 strokes.

How To

My Checklist: Padraig Harrington

Tips to keep it low in the wind

Trying The Long Putter

It gave me my confidence back.

Power. Loft. Roll.

Learn the correct wrist action for hitting different shots.

Three Skills Every Golfer Needs

No matter your swing style.

Butch Harmon

3 keys: The dreaded half-wedge

Steal My Feel

Hit it solid with this thought.

Sean Foley

A new way to play the lob shot

Flick & Nicklaus

Here's how to get 10 more yards

Hank Haney

Chipping: Release for extra loft

David Leadbetter

One move to longer tee shots

Golf Travel

Away Game

I've removed my cap and shaken hands with the toughest course in America: Kiawah's Ocean Course.


Buddies-trip blueprints

Golf Equipment

New Looks

Are the benefits of custom-made putters worth the price?

What's In My Bag

Jim Furyk


Jerry Tarde
Taking golf cross-country

Golf Saved My Life
I died and came back a golfer.
By Sam LoCicero

David Fay
Sharing the masterpieces

Skip the gym's machines and try these six exercises

Is your knowledge deserving of a prize or a penalty?

Grads and Dads: Gift ideas for a golfer's big day

Peter Finch: Money Clip
Golfers love their buddies trips--and insist on taking them regardless of the economy.

Golf Digest Woman
Morgan Pressel Q&A, a New Jersey getaway, and Cheyenne Woods
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