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Matthew Rudy

Matthew Rudy is Golf Digest’s senior instruction writer. He has co-written more than 20 golf books with teachers like Hank Haney, Dave Stockton and Stan Utley, but he still can’t get off the tee on the ninth hole at his home club.
Golf Instruction Truths
Five numbers you should be tracking in your game (besides score)

If you’re just writing down your score, you’re missing your chance to get better faster

Golf Instruction
Every golfer needs a "go-to shot." Here's how to find yours

Golf Digest 50 Best Teacher Brian Manzella explains how anybody can play more predictable golf

Teaching Pro Truths: The five worst pieces of advice overheard by our top teachers

That tip you gave your friend was terrible. Want proof? Five top teachers reveal the worst advice they’ve heard players like you give

Golf Instruction
Tour Scouting Report: We broke down the swings of five highly touted prospects to determine who might emerge from the pack

We asked one of our top teachers for his unvarnished opinions about the games of five of the tour's new 22-and-unders. See who he thinks will have the best career

Mastering Collection Areas
Try Mike Adams' three par-saving shots from collection areas

Mastering collection areas comes down to knowing the best option

Main Event
A competitor's playbook: The workingman’s 30-day guide to cramming for your biggest event

Here's the last-minute prep you need before playing in your next big golf event

The Future of Fitness
Welcome to the world of Hyper Fit golfers

Advances in performance technology are fundamentally changing how the game’s best players train and recover. And there are lessons for the rest of us

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