July 2012

Golf Digest July 2012 Table of Contents

Cover Story: The Driving Issue

Swing Sequence: 2 Keys To Hit It Bubba Long

The 2012 Masters champion turned a self-made swing into a major-winning one.

New Looks: Let Out the Shaft

Finding the right one could be what your driver needs.

Four New Drivers

One of these bold, unique choices might be for you

Tiger's New Move

How the game's once-dominant player is seeking a more consistent ball flight.

Common Driving Faults and How to Fix Them

Gain confidence off the tee with these three driving keys.
British Open Preview

Searching for Seve

The Open returns to a reupholstered Royal Lytham & St. Annes, where prospective winners will be looking to invoke the spirit of the champion.

How Darren Clarke Won the 2011 Open

What you can learn by not over-thinking your putting stroke.

Trump World

From Scotland to Florida to California and beyond, The Donald imprints his image on golf.


Badass Golfers

Golf's tough types can take it on the chin, but they give as good as they get.

Golf Saved My Life

Drawing golf holes is how I've passed my time in prison.

How To

My Checklist

Play your best in big events.

Stan Utley's Bunker Do's and Don'ts

Get out of the sand like you hammer a nail.
Golf Instruction

Butch Harmon

Every putt is a straight putt.

Sean Foley

Why copying a tour player's lag could cause you to slice.

Tom Watson

Is your grip too weak or too strong? Make it just right.

Best Young Teachers

A one-handed solution to hit better pitches.

David Leadbetter

Starting your downswing too quickly often leads to wayward shots.

Steal My Feel: Ben Crane

Control your breathing to hole more putts.

Hank Haney

Where your weight should be.

Jim Flick

Two ways to hit curveballs.

Basics: Chipping

All you can read on how to get it close from off the green.

Golf Travel

Away Game

Great golf in Colorado.


Debating the Prince course in Kauai, Hawaii.

The Grid: The Best Deals In Golf

Top courses for less than $55


Jerry Tarde:
A report from National Golf Day

Hungover Caddie:
Golf is not adultery

Jaime Diaz:
Duval looks beyond the bad (and hopes for the good)

Think Young, Play Hard: Sandra Gal
LPGA winner Sandra Gal attracts crowds with her looks and her play.
With Ron Kaspriske

How to pick the ideal partner.

Boundary markers, and why Bubba didnt build a stance

Mr. Style:
Leave the khakis in the drawer, and embrace summer with colorful shorts.

Golf Style for Dummies:
Send a picture of your buddy's outfit to Mr. Style to get a thumbs up or thumbs down.

Is it possible to be too strong for golf?

Making the Rounds:
Boo Weekley's long battle back from injuries.

50 Best Women Teachers, the process of picking the 2013 Solheim Cup captains, plus Judy Rankin on the influence of her father.

David Owen: My Tech
Remarkable advances in lightning detection.

Peter Finch: Money Clip
What benefits does a course get for hosting a tour event?
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