November 2011

Golf Digest November 2011 Table of Contents
Cover photo by Walter Iooss Jr.

Wuzzup, Watney?

Nick Watney isn't exactly what he seems, starting with his love of rap music.

Civil War

On the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a look at the connection with golf and its defenses.

Golf Saved My Life

After losing my legs in an earthquake at the age of 11, I found a way to recover.

75 Best Golf Resorts

We rank the top resorts in North America, plus our Green Star Award winner for environmental excellence.

Lesson Tee

Swing Sequence

PGA Tour star Jason Day.

David Leadbetter

Why your swing might be perfect for hitting out of fairway bunkers

Tom Watson

How to become a clutch putter

Steal My Feel

Sweep the club away from the ball.

Best Young Teachers

Two images for improved chipping.

Flick & Nicklaus

Jack's swing change from 1980 could help fix your dreaded slice

Hank Haney

Club selection: Pick the one that can get you to the back of the green

Jim McLean

The old advice "keep your hands ahead" is killing your short game
Best Teachers

Simple Swing Tips

Our top teachers help you play consistent golf

My Checklist: Chad Campbell

Take advantage of the par 3s

Lower Scores: Putt Fast, Make More

Try my 15-second routine.

Breaking 100/90/80

Check out these pearls of wisdom from big names and no-names.

Golf Equipment

New Looks

The spin on wedge options.

What's In My Bag

Adam Scott


Away Game

Southern comfort and great golf are both available in majestic Hilton Head Island.


Jerry Tarde
Telling Butch Harmon stories

Tim Rosaforte
Why this Florida locale is the place to be for touring pros

Face Facts, Tiger
Some looks for Tiger Woods to try.
By Dan Jenkins

Dan Jenkins
The reasons Butch Harmon reminds me of another golf legend

The Fast Track
Webb Simpson's success on tour came in the wake of marriage and having a son.
By Max Adler

What you need to know about cortisone shots

Quiz: How would you handle these on-course problems?

Add flair to your golf attire with one of these watches

Hungover Caddie
What I'm thinking while searching for your lost ball

Q&A with Maria Hjorth, The Evian becoming a major, plus a Paula Creamer tip.
By Stina Sternberg

My Tech
How to solve your cellphone problems the way I did.
By David Owen

Money Clip
A cash-and-carry career.
By Peter Finch
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