February 28, 2009

Golf Digest March 2009

Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Stephen Szurlej

Cover Photo By Stephen Szurlej

HOW TO

COVER STORY: DAVID LEADBETTER'S FULL-SWING BASICS

Seven steps to jump-start your game

PROJECT (CHARLES) BARKLEY

Can Hank Haney fix golf's worst swing?

By Matthew Rudy

10 RULES: BUTCH HARMON

My advice for making a swing change

BREAKING 100-90-80

Escape fairway sand

By Jack Lumpkin

FEATURED TIP: RICK SMITH

Improve your accuracy with this drill

LESSON TEE

SWING SEQUENCE: BEN CURTIS

Why he's havin' a ball

Analysis by Steve Johnson

TIGER WOODS

Face up to keep it square

ANNIKA SORENSTAM

Advice for making four-footers

BUTCH HARMON

No more chunks out of the rough

TOM WATSON

Get low, keep eyes level to find the line

JIM FLICK

Solid contact starts with a correct setup

JIM MCLEAN

Tips for toughest shots at Bethpage

FEATURES

HIGH IN THE HIMALAYAS

Our man spent a month in the mountains of Nepal and China to capture these shots

Photographs/text by Dom Furore

WHAT TOUR PROS REALLY THINK

Golf Digest's survey of the game's elite reveals what they'll say with anonymity

GOLF DIGEST U.S. OPEN CHALLENGE

Wanna break 100 at Bethpage? It'll take power and finesse.

Here's how and why, with tips from pros

By Jaime Diaz

COMING BACK FROM INJURY

These four case studies of tour players demonstrate that you can play golf again

WHO IS ANTHONY KIM?

He's brash, humble, strong, soft, fearless, funny and combative.

Is he also Tiger's next challenger?

By Tom Callahan

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: Drivers

NEW LOOKS: Golf balls

BOMB & GOUGE: Return of the chipper

WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Stephen Ames

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Biloxi, Miss.

LONG DRIVES: Miami to Key West, Fla.

FRUGAL GOLFER: Rental clubs

AMBUSH: Canadian migration

Q&A WITH BOO: In this Web-extra interview, Boo discusses his other passion: hunting, flying coach and why he sits in the back of the plane

THE DIGEST

ON THE TEE: America's Angels

RULES: Ground under repair

GOLF GURU: Why pros insist on silence

FITNESS:Stay warm, loose on chilly days

STYLE: Keep in step with these new shoes

COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: Editor's letter

TIM ROSAFORTE: Love III gets extreme

DAVID OWEN: My 9-iron and me

STINA STERNBERG: Slow girlfriend?

RICH LERNER: Ten Qs with Joe Ogilvie

JOE QUEENAN: The Beethoven Open

DAN JENKINS: The Golfinator

JAIME DIAZ: 18 holes for 2 bucks