October 31, 2009

Golf Digest November 2009

Table of Contents

Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

LESSON TEE

COVER STORY: Y.E. YANG HUNGRY, BUT HUMBLE

*By Tim Rosaforte with swing-sequence analysis by Brian Mogg

TIGER WOODS

Try my new driver cut shot; making putts that slide right

BUTCH HARMON

For better irons, hit with the back of your left hand

HANK HANEY

How to manage your misses

JIM FLICK

'See' your chips land and roll

TOM WATSON

My tips for uphill bunker shots

Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

ATHLETE-GOLFERS

10 RULES FOR MAXIMUM COMPETITIVENESS

By Michael Jordan

THESE GUYS ARE GOOD

Sports stars can thrive with less-than-perfect form

By Craig Bestrom

NEW RANKING

The top 150 athlete-golfers

Compiled by Lisa Furlong

ENVIRONMENT

GREEN STAR AWARDS

We announce the winners of our first search for America's best environmental resorts

By Ron Whitten

GRASS-ROOTS ADVICE

Top superintendents talk about the greening -- and browning -- of the game

By Ron Whitten

DRYING OUT

America's courses are curbing their addiction to water

By David Owen

INTERVIEW WITH THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

America's leading environmental advocate on how to make golf greener

With Roger Schiffman

HOW TO

BONUS TIP: DAVID LEADBETTER

Grip down for accuracy

DRIVE IT GREAT

Your plan for adding power and learnig to control it

By Randy Smith

Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

WORK THE BALL

How the pros attack flags

By Jonathan Byrd

BREAKING 100-90-80

Handling really tough lies

By Rafael Alarcon

Tips Plus: Watch a video of this lesson

COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: Golf's 5 Sacred Rules

TIM ROSAFORTE: Wie awakens from slumber

DAVID OWEN: New U.N. resolution: Play golf

PARTING SHOT Decode the puzzle

EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST GEAR: New player's irons | Video

BOMB & GOUGE: Putter inserts | Video

WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Rory McIlroy

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Seaside, Fla., By Peter Finch

AMBUSH: Tennessee Titans

LONG DRIVES: From Newport Beach, Calif., to Monterey in a Cadillac SRX

By Matthew Rudy

THE DIGEST

MS TAGS: Download info & FAQ

ON THE TEE: Ryan Moore

RULES: When balls collide

UP & IN: Love your 7-iron

STYLE: New watches

WOMAN: Q&A with Solheim Cup star Christina Kim; new shoes; a Jamaica getaway