May 2012

Golf Digest May 2012 Table of Contents

Cover Story

7 Things All Great Players Do

Here's who you should copy -- and how to do it.

Untold Stories

From Marilyn Monroe to Joe DiMaggio, these Masters tales haven't been fit to print. Until now.

Best Courses In 203 Countries

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, your guide to golf around the world.

The Australian Way

Why dragging a pushcart over a green is good (and other secrets to make golf more fun and affordable).

Golf In India

Despite a booming economy, a vast population and a long history of golf, very few in India have access to the game. by John Barton.

How To

My Checklist

Fairway bunkers.

The Easiest Ways To Hit Golf's Hardest Shots

A four-time tour winner shows you a solution to the 50-yard bunker shot.

No More Chops And Chunks

A revolutionary system helps you make solid contact on every shot.

How To Pitch

The 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year's fundamentals will leave you with shorter putts.

The Basics: Driving

28 tips for power and control off the tee.


Swing Sequence: Yani Tseng

Study this sequence.

Steal My Feel: Mark O'Meara

How the Saw grip resurrected my career. You should do it.

Tom Watson

My two keys to make short putts.

David Leadbetter

Accelerate the clubhead to stop chili-dipping.

Rick Smith

Lee Janzen's impact drill will improve your ball-striking.

Hank Haney

How to fade it for control.

Flick & Nicklaus

Turn—don't slide—your hips.

Golf Equipment

Golf Ball Hot List

Pick the right kind for your game.

New Looks

Customize your own clubs.

What's In My Bag

Rickie Fowler


Jerry Tarde:
The hostile voice speaks.

Golf Saved My Life:
And helped me recover from the war.
Web-exclusive: Sh*t Golfers Say
Celebrating the game's amusing vernacular

Think Young, Play Hard:
Kyle Stanley is living it up after a letdown earlier this season.
Jaime Diaz:
Luke Donald comes up big.

Making The Rounds
Jack Nicklaus: Drinking on tour has changed.

Why your junior golfer needs to work out.

Junior Golf:
Golf Digest's 28th Annual Junior Achievement Awards.

Don't lose your match on an avoidable rules decision.

Mr. Style:
Hybrid shoes for stability.

The quirky and talented 19-year-old Jessica Korda.

Hungover Caddie:
Get the most out of... me

David Owen: My Tech
A program that collects everything.

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