September 30, 2009

Golf Digest October 2009

Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Dom Furore

Cover Photo By Dom Furore

COVER STORY

WHAT I LEARNED FROM TURNBERRY

Lessons from the British Open

By Tom Watson

TOM'S SWING IN 1980 AND TODAY

Analysis by Jack Nicklaus

HOW TO PLAY YOUNG

Tips for improving at any age

By Tom Watson

HOW TO

BIG SPLASH

The bunker shot at Turnberry that put me in position to win

By Stewart Cink

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WIDEN YOUR V-GAP

My new breakthrough proves the ultimate power secret

By Jim McLean

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FIND SOLID IMPACT

Hitting with a flat left wrist is the key to pure ball-striking

By Tom Ness

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10 RULES FOR READING GREENS

By Jim (Bones) Mackay

BREAKING 100-90-80

Short-game lessons from his new book

By Stan Utley

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LESSON TEE

BONUS TIP: DAVID LEADBETTER

Kiss the knees for balance

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TIGER WOODS

Learn good touch and maintain a quiet head on irons

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LORENA OCHOA

Master golf's toughest shot

JIM FLICK

When your swing deserts you

RICK SMITH

Push off the ground for power

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BUTCH HARMON

Tips for stroking a 50-footer

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HANK HANEY

Easy way to distance control

FEATURES

DAILY VERSUS DALY

John Daly continues to battle, and he's running out of time

By Jaime Diaz

I CAN'T BELIEVE I'M ALIVE

Ken Green lost three loves of his life and part of his leg, but he vows to play on

By Dave Kindred

75 BEST GOLF RESORTS IN NORTH AMERICA

There's a new No. 1 atop our latest ranking

By Peter Finch

PARTING SHOT

Decoding the puzzle

COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: My first interview with Nicklaus was about Watson

TIM ROSAFORTE: Late night with Glover and Cink

DAVID OWEN: Great deals on courses. Act now!

STINA STERNBERG: What's the protocol for after-golf drinks and dinner?

DAN JENKINS: Our man tweets from the British Open

JAIME DIAZ: When life intrudes, golf training helps players cope

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: What's a hybrid supposed to look like? | Video

NEW LOOKS: The latest shoes enhance stability

WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Lucas Glover

HOT LIST: We reveal the eight best pushcarts | Video

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Central Oregon, the latest primo golf destination

LONG DRIVES: Connecticut to Philadelphia in a Jaguar XFR

THE DIGEST

ON THE TEE: Ross Fisher

RULES: Match-play quiz

GOLF GURU: The proper etiquette on practice greens

FITNESS: Your golf mileage