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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.
How He Hit That
You, too, can hit Gary Woodand's tight-lie green chip

Make contact with the ground in the right place and the shot isn't too hard

How He Hit That
U.S. Open 2019: The key to Pebble Beach's tiny greens? Hit it high

Controlling trajectory will be extremely important this week

How He Hit That
Matthew Wolff's swing isn't as unusual as you think

The Oklahoma State star's move might not be typical, but parts of it are right out of Tour Player Central Casting

How He Hit That
Masters 2019: Never mind copying a tour player—you should swing like Augusta legend Jeff Knox

Augusta National's top club player has no extra moves in his swing

Bigger Things In 2019
HEEEE’S BACK! Tiger Woods’ former coaches think a major is now realistic

His former teachers have watched from afar over the last year . . . and they all like what they see

Hero World Challenge
Tiger Woods starts the Hero World Challenge with a flat 73, eight off the lead

A chunked chip into the hazard doomed his round

Hero World Challenge
Rickie Fowler says he's ready to keep up with the rest of the 20-somethings

The defending Hero World Challenge champion is motivated to break his major streak in '19

How He Hit That
Jar your next pressure putt like Ryder Cup killer Ian Poulter

Learn how to set your focus to take the emotional spikes out of your routine

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