October 2013

Golf Digest October 2013 Table of Contents
Photo by Dylan Coulter

Cover Story

4 Keys To Go Low

Shatter that scoring barrier you thought you never would.


Sam's Stuff

Snead's thrift was missing at his memorabilia auction.

Phil In Full

How a little boy came to love the game, then added an exclamation point at Muirfield.

Play Date

Tour pros mingle with average golfers, giving tips, and have some fun.

36 Ways To Play More Golf

Life keeps getting in the way of your favorite pasttime? We're here to help.

Fall Fashion: Classic Modern

Practical style for this season, on and off the course.

My Shot: Making The Call On Rules

It's David Eger on the line, and he has plenty of stories beyond blowing the whistle on Tiger at the Masters.

Travel Digest

Away Game: Bahamas

The Cove at Paradise Island's Atlantis resort has plush amenities and access to the Ocean Club.


Basics: Full-Swing Flaws

13 typical faults addressed.

My Best Tips For Great Driving

The game's all-time power player shares his secrets.

How To Hit The Super-Soft Flop Shot

Get the ball up and down when nobody thinks you can.
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Billy Horschel

His aggressive action has led to a breakout year.

Butch Harmon

Don't forget about the lower body on chip shots.

Tom Watson

Preview upcoming holes while you're playing.

David Leadbetter

Escape any bunker with these simple keys.

Best Young Teachers

How to predict your shots from sidehill lies.

Steal My Feel

Simplify the half-wedge.

Sean Foley

Find out which arm directs your chipping motion.

Hank Haney

Here's how to get more club on a ball lying in the rough.

Jim McLean

Why you never make this putt—until now.

Golf Equipment

New Looks

Modern players irons are designed with more forgiveness and useful technology in the face.

What's In My Bag

Marc Leishman


Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
In praise of longer grass.

Golf Saved My Life:
Cerebral palsy won't stop me from helping people with golf.
Undercover Tour Pro:
What's life like inside the ropes? A PGA Tour pro kicks off our new column.

Think Young, Play Hard: Brooks Koepka
This jet-setting 23-year-old is now ready for elite golf.

David Fay:
My solution to slow play.

Muny Golf:
Laughs from Kansas City, Mo.

Local Knowledge
How to play as a husband-and-wife team in a tournament.

What you can't forget about scoring.

Golfers Who Give Back:
An NFL player and two other generous readers.

Three exercises for bigger drives.

Digital Digest
We're calling for your favorite golf moment

Money Clip:
The stock market's effect on golf.
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