October 2012

Golf Digest October 2012 Table of Contents
Video: Behind-the-scenes look at our cover shoot with Matteo Manassero ⇒

When All Else Fails, Try These 9 Tips Every Golfer Needs

Take a deep breath. Our experts will get you back on track. Instant advice for slices, chunks, shanks and more.


A Thinking Man's Game

Even though a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed, Flip Wilson's son David still plays golf.


An Extra Dose Of Do-Or-Die

Medinah's wrinkles add risk and reward to the Ryder Cup.

The Ride Of His Life

U.S. captain Davis Love III gets a Ryder Cup capper.

When Ollie Met Seve

Jose Maria Olazabal's partnership with Seve Ballesteros will be part of Ollie's Ryder Cup captaincy.

Ryder Cup Survey

Your answers to our 15 Ryder Cup questions


My Checklist

Keys to find the fairway.

Duf's Moves To Hit It Solid

These easy concepts can give you the consistency you've always wanted.

The Only 2 Shots You Need

Short-game essentials: the low chip and high pitch.

Basics: Iron Play

How to master the middle of your bag.

Golf Travel

Away Game

Mesquite, Nev., has all that Las Vegas offers, for less.

The Grid

The best Ryder Cup venues that are open to the public
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Matteo Manassero

The Italian star's quest for more distance.

Tom Watson

The takeaway: Refine this part of your swing.

Sean Foley

Which putting grip is the right one for you?

Jim Flick

The importance of GIR.

David Leadbetter

Forget the misleading advice to keep your head down.

Butch Harmon

Make the power draw your go-to shot off the tee.

Steal My Feel

The LPGA's No. 2 player on how to stop three-putting.

Jim McLean

A great image for sand play.

Best Young Teachers

Simple keys for a better setup.

Golf Equipment

New Looks

Are adjustable drivers ideal?

What's In My Bag

Brandt Snedeker

Hot List

The best travel covers


Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
Personalizing the GolfLogix app with lessons fit to you.

On GolfDigest.com: Course Finder
Find a golf course anywhere.

Golf Saved My Life:
Competitive golf taught me to be free from self-pity.
Hungover Caddie:
My love-hate relationship with drinking and golf.

Think Young, Play Hard:
Don't get in John Peterson's way: The former LSU Tiger throws everything he's got at you.
Making The Rounds:
At 78, a man plays 50 rounds in 50 states over 50 days.

How to protect your knees.

Flagstick do's and don'ts.

Mr. Style:
Subtly spice up your outfits.

Local Knowledge:
Convincing a husband that a pushcart is for him.

My Tech:
I obsess over my numbers after golf.
Money Clip:
How much money is behind a tour pro's logos?
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