September 2012


Most Fun Golf Courses

You work hard enough off the course! At these venues, "play" and "golf" are not mutually exclusive.

The Ride Of His Life, Bumps And All

Rookie of the Year candidate John Huh is succeeding against the odds.

If They Ban The Belly Putter, Then What?

As the USGA and the R&A mull a change, we offer some solutions for twitching types.

My Shot: Tommy Gainey

From $9 an hour to $20,000 a hole, Two Gloves on jumping from "The Big Break" to the PGA Tour and going face to face with Fred Couples, Bill Murray...and an iguana.

Caddie Chatter

Decades of looping on the PGA Tour promise a life of laughs, especially when Mark Long is telling the stories.


My Checklist

Secrets to beat the heat.

My Hybrid Basics

Use my tips to improve with these versatile clubs on long shots into the green.

Wedge It Like Woods

Tiger reveals four keys to hitting a short approach.

Basics: Match Play

Eighteen tips for going head-to-head.

Golf Travel

Away Game: Maui Wowie!

Put Kapalua back on your short list of golf destinations.

Long Drives

Oklahoma's broad terrain in a Subaru Impreza Sport.

Alternate Shot

Florida's newest resort: Streamsong in Polk County.
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Patrick Cantlay

The tour's young phenom is ready for prime time.

David Leadbetter

Use a longer -- not harder -- stroke for lengthy putts.

Sean Foley

Keep your ball position constant for every club.

Steal My Feel: Aaron Baddeley

Get low in the bunker to clear a tall lip.

Tom Watson

Copy Nicklaus' method to aim.

Butch Harmon

Chipping off a tight lie.

Rick Smith

Start your swing in front of the ball to feel a better turn.

Hank Haney

Warm up in five minutes.

Jim Flick

Develop your own rhythm.

Best Young Teachers: Tom Stickney

How to stay still through your stroke.

Golf Equipment

New Looks

Players irons are becoming more forgiving. Subtly.

What's In My Bag

Sweden's Peter Hanson.


Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
In search of Boney's Pulpit.

Golf Saved My Life:
I'm now a girl who could meet and talk to anyone.
Hungover Caddie:
Ways to make the most out of your butler for a day.

Think Young, Play Hard:
You need to know Cheyenne Woods -- but not just because of her last name.
Building your own golf gym.

There's more to a drop than simply releasing the ball.

Mr. Style:
Webb Simpson has made the cardigan cool again.

Stuff I Like:
Playing 15½ hours of golf in June. Perfect.
Money Clip:
Where your green fees go.

GD Woman:
Q&A with LPGA star Brittany Lincicome, who prefers fishing over playing golf.

Making The Rounds:
Paying tribute to the late portrait artist LeRoy Neiman.

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