February 2013

Golf Digest February 2013 Table of Contents
Cover photo by J.D. Cuban

Cover Story: Hit Your Best Shots Consistently

Try these fixes to make your swing automatic.


Golfers Who Give Back

Highlighting three individuals who've raised thousands for charity.

That 70's Show

Players from golf's greatest generation don't begrudge today's stars, but they're proud of the genius that made their day so special.

Golf Digest Awards

Rory McIlroy and 11 others are honored for their impressive play last year.

Mr. Style

Cold-weather apparel guide: What to wear to stay warm.
100 Greatest Golf Courses

Photo Finish

Pine Valley edges Augusta as the new No. 1.

100 Greatest Golf Courses

There's a new No. 1 course edging out Augusta National in the game's oldest ranking.

100 Greatest Public Golf Courses

Revealing our list of the country's best public golf courses.

The Second 100 Greatest

For the first time, we tell you Nos. 101 through 200.

Best In State

How does your course rank?


The Basics: 18 Tips For More Distance

Our monthly guide looks at power from every angle.

Two-Putt The Monsters

My drills for lagging it close and making the short ones.

5 Moves To Solid Contact

Get good at the only position that matters: impact.
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Louis Oosthuizen

Golf's almost-perfect move.

Tom Watson

Always think one shot ahead.

Sean Foley

What the great putters do.

Jack Nicklaus

Go smooth from the top.

Golf Digest Live

Stop struggling with fairway woods.

Butch Harmon

Do this in greenside bunkers.

Steal My Feel

A great image for driving it in play.

Jim McLean

How to get to back pins.

Best Young Teachers

Gotta get up and down? Here's the shot you need.

David Leadbetter

Shorten your backswing to add pop to your tee ball.

Golf Equipment

6 Power Drivers

Advantages of adjustability.

What's In My Bag

Harris English

Anchoring Ban

How a new rule change would affect the game.


Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
Anchored putting, and what's next.

Hungover Caddie:
Don't be a bad partner.

Golf Saved My Life:
Supplying golf balls and clubs to our troops has been gratifying.
Think Young, Play Hard:
Branden Grace had four wins on the European Tour in 2012. Now his sights are on the PGA Tour.
Special Report:
The USGA says water use is the game's biggest priority.

Local Knowledge: Ask Stina
Dealing with cartpath-only rules as well as how to handle a sibling rivalry.

Train for strength and power.

Swings don't always count as strokes.

Money Clip:
Insuring the cost of a golf trip. Is it worth it?

Making The Rounds:
Ian Poulter's speedy morning routine.
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