February 2014

Golf Digest February 2014 Table of Contents
Photo by Dom Furore

Cover Story: Phil Mickelson's 4 Steps To Flat-Out Bomb It

What you can learn from my quest to be a great driver.


GD 50: Cashing In

How Henrik Stenson won almost $20 million, and why winning a major is worth way more than a million.

Jack Nicklaus

See the Golden Bear's 22-karat paw prints.

Secrets of the Long-Drive Champ

At 6-6 and 240 pounds, Tim Burke tells how he hit one 427 yards.

Layers For Players

Mr. Style's advice for staying warm in the cold.

The Adventure of a Lifetime

A case for Royal County Down.

New Ranking

Golf Digest's list of the World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses.

Fighting Olympic Delays in Rio

When will the course be a finished product?


Billy Ho Knows

Nail your irons with these easy keys.

Better Tempo, Better Swing

Simple cues to get your groove back.

Golf Equipment

New Looks: Drivers

What you need to know about center of gravity.

What's In My Bag

Graham DeLaet
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence

Copy Brandt Snedeker's action for better drives.

Butch Harmon

A proper takeaway will help you smash the ball.

My Stress-Free Short Game

Add touch to chips and pitches.

Rick Smith

How to make a big turn.

Steal My Feel

Putt like a major champ.

Best Young Teachers

Get one club longer!

Hank Haney

Stop topping it for good.

David Leadbetter

Hit your iron shots close to the flag.

Tom Watson

Struggling out of the sand? Try this tip.

How To Hit A Lob

Master golf's coolest shot.


Jerry Tarde: Big Year
Ten predictions for 2014.

Birdies & Bogeys
The final word on a crazy season.

Undercover Tour Pro
Faking injuries for medical extensions is now a way to keep a tour card.

Think Young, Play Hard:
Gold-medal hopeful J.R. Celski is also an avid golfer.

Why Can't Pros Wear Shorts?
The story behind how they were banned.

Golf Saved My Life:
The game has helped my son find peace and a second family.

Muny Life:
Charming public golf in Texas.

Get rid of your back pain.

Your cheat sheet for the 87 game-changing updates to the Decisions.

Golf & Business:
The best ways to make sure your client wins.

Time For Nine:
More courses are offering partial rounds—for less.
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