March 2014

Golf Digest March 2014 Table of Contents
Photo by Adam Voorhes


Our Ranking of the Best New Equipment

We've spent the last year judging more than 250 different club entries. Take your pick.


All 12 are adjustable—for the first time

Fairway Woods

Look! There's more innovation than ever


You might find the missing club in your bag


Serious changes are evident across the board


187 total combinations

Mallet Putters

New offerings from eight companies

Blade Putters

Find one you like, and practice with it


Surf & Turf

Why the world's best surfers love to kick back with golf


Why changing an equipment rule is never easy.

How I Met Six Presidents and Scored the Souvenirs to Prove It

His Ownself's new memoir includes flights on Air Force One, weekends at Camp David and rounds of speed golf with 41.

My Shot: Lydia Ko

She's only 16, but the two-time LPGA Tour winner can dish on diet, dogs, bungee jumping, fighting temptations and why she hopes to become a random angel.
Golf Instruction

Swing Sequence: Lexi Thompson

How this teenage phenom bombs it 270.

Butch Harmon

Hit that pretty pitch that lands soft.

David Leadbetter

Stop catching it thin!

Hank Haney

My keys to sticking wedge shots.

One Move To Pure It

All you have to know about the downswing.

Tom Watson

The most important aspect of chipping.


6 Fast Fixes Tee To Green

Get off to a really great start this spring.

4 Keys: Go Long

Find extra power you didn't know you had.

Manhattan Swinger

Boost your game's street cred with these five tips.

1 Mistake You Can't Make

How to avoid it—and play with consistency.

The Secret To Picking Up More Yards

Start by launching the ball higher.

Flush Your Irons

Get your swing on plane, and pepper the flag.

Putt With More Control

Helpful hint: Try using a counterbalanced putter.


Jerry Tarde: Your Big Year
The secret I'm not talking about.

Muny Life:
Finding havens of golf in the winter.

Think Young, Play Hard: Derek Ernst
Derek Ernst won his first PGA Tour event in his ninth try. What's next?

Want to become a better ball-striker? It could be in your bones.

What to do when you think you've lost a ball.

Local Knowledge:
Dealing with your friend's b.s., plus four drinks to warm you up.

Why Google Glass could be the future of golf.

Golf & Business:
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