October 2011

Golf Digest October 2011 Table of Contents

The Money Issue

The Price Is Right

Affordable golf is not only plentiful, it's preferable.

The $500 Question

How eight avid golfers made the game more enjoyable, all using the same budget.


The Portrush Connection

Northern Ireland savors its major winners (and the feeling's mutual).

My Shot: Chubby Chandler

Golf's newest kingmaker gives his take on common sense, "golf perverts" and the fine art of doing a deal.

My Checklist: Rickie Fowler

Surviving bad weather

Power: 4 Secrets To Longer Drives

It's all about weight shift.

How To Putt Like The Pros

3 keys for getting set and starting the ball on line.

Breaking 100/90/80

Developing rhythm: Play golf to your own beat.

Golf Equipment

New Looks

Picking a hybrid can be a confusing task; make sure you choose the right one.

What's In My Bag

Yani Tseng

Hot List: GPS Devices

We rank the industry leaders
Lesson tees

Sean Foley

Turn everything through together for consistency

Butch Harmon

Making the right choice when stuck between clubs

Hank Haney

Why I stopped teaching amateurs to chip the ball

Steal My Feel

Keep your wrists firm to stay in control at the top.

Rick Smith

Focus on your finish on downhill bunker shots

Tom Watson

Swing your driver and wedges at the same tempo

Flick & Nicklaus

Hit it from the inside to play a draw--or a fade

Golf Travel

Away Game

Napa's Silverado Resort revamped by a legend.

Long Drives

Navigating Big Sky Country in a large, luxurious ride.

Top Cities For Golf

Dallas/Fort Worth is No. 1. s


Jerry Tarde
Keep an annual golf allowance for yourself

Tim Rosaforte
Steve Stricker is proving, even to himself, that he's among the game's elite

Golf Saved My Life
My kidnapper drove off with me in the trunk of his Ford Torino.
By Reg Murphy, former USGA president

Summer Catch
Patrick Cantlay is only 19, but his success on tour has made for a summer to remember.

David Fay
Solutions to solutions for tweaking golf

Drop or place? What to do after lifting your ball

Double duty: Wear this to work if you're playing later

Temp control: What to wear when fall golf turns to winter

Ask Stina
How to teach your child golf

Skip the massage and grab a foam roller instead
Hungover Caddie
Is your looper a bit groggy? Here's what you should do
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