December 2013

Golf Digest December 2013 Table of Contents
Photo by Walter Iooss Jr.


Golfers Who Give Back

We celebrate all of the extraordinary good that comes from our game.

Giving Caddies A Lift

Robert Garrigus is starting a fund to help struggling caddies.

Best New Courses

Many modern designs reflect golf's recent transition from lush to "firm and fast."

Characters of Golf: Titanic Thompson

The golf bettor who could sink anyone.


Golf's Emerging Force

How Latinos impact the game, from work to play.

The Caretakers

Latino immigrants are an indispensable part of American golf.

Golf's New Face

It's about time the game gets a lot more diverse.

From Father To Son

A golfer's luckiest moment.

A New Way In East L.A.

At Pico Rivera, free golf for kids is one way to change the culture.
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Ian Poulter

Beneath his flashy get-ups lies a great natural swing.

Tom Watson

One simple key for hitting out of fairway bunkers.

Steal My Feel

Strike your iron shots pure.

Jim McLean

Two chips every golfer needs.

Jack Nicklaus

Try to let your legs lead and arms follow.

Sean Foley

"See" more putts going in.

David Leadbetter

What you should copy from Suzann Pettersen.

Basics: The 10 Most Wanted Shots In Golf

From the power draw to the Mickelson flop.


Hit More Greens From 150 Yards

Four common lies and how to adjust for them.

The New Big Thing On Tour

This short-game secret will work even better for you.

Golf Equipment

What's In My Bag

Patrick Reed, the 23-year-old PGA Tour winner.


Jerry Tarde: Editor's Letter
Chasing the American dream.

Think Young, Play Hard:
17-year-old Solheim Cup star Charley Hull thrives in the spotlight.

Don't Ask What I Shot!
Sixty years later, a look back at President Eisenhower hitting it on the button in a Golf Digest campaign.

David Fay:
How the USGA can spend its new pile of money.

Muny Life:
How to run a charity golf tournament.

Your guide to taking drops.

A workout to fix your misses.

Mr. Style:
Terrific holiday-gift ideas for the golfer on your list.

Hot List: GPS
Pinpointing the top devices.
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