Golf Digest September 2008

January 04, 2010

Cover Photo By Walter Iooss Jr.


The real measure of driving accuracy: Try our formula to rate your driving skills

By Peter Sanders

Why you need to play the ball off your left heel, plus bonus practice tips

By Randy Smith

Tips to beat five situations where amateurs run into trouble

By Laird Small

Work on your short game to improve your full swing

By Jason Guss


Analysis by Bob Torrance

How I hit greens from fairway bunkers: The release controls the curve

My three keys to playing out of the rough

The hook-chip: How to roll it close

Hands back: Imitate Zach Johnson's setup on really fast putts

Cross your feet to learn to swing in control

Tips on teeing up: Get the height right

Drill: Miss the towel to hit it flush

The U.S. will take back the Ryder Cup; the hardest shot in golf


ON THE TEE: Oliver Wilson

RULES: Determining a lost ball

FITNESS: Walking: Live longer, play worse?

GOLF GURU: What if a PGA Tour pro shot par every round?

STYLE: The wine labels of tour pros


THE LATEST GEAR: Are your putter's optics helping with your aim?

NEW LOOKS: Turn your feet into a launching pad

WHAT'S IN MY BAG: Kenny Perry

BOMB & GOUGE: What to do with your 3-wood

HOT LIST: Soft-case travel bags


JERRY TARDE: Editor's letter

TIM ROSAFORTE: Leaner Lee Westwood


DAN JENKINS: Golfers behaving badly


Pebble and Spyglass have competition: recently restored Pasatiempo

By Matt Ginella

Austin to Dallas in the Ford F-350 Super Duty

By Matthew Rudy

"Ohhh, Billy, Billy, Billy": The Baroo Cup

Manhattan's St. Andrews bar

By Ron Kaspriske


When captains Nick Faldo and Paul Azinger mix it up at the Ryder Cup, anything could happen

By Jaime Diaz

It's not just that Garcia beats the Americans. It's how he beats the Americans

By Dave Kindred

PGA Tour survey, TV times, aerial course photos, event history

Jack discusses the matches, course captains, pressure and who will win

With Jaime Diaz

A Ryder Cup without Tiger

What now after Tiger's knee injury? Could it turn out that after reconstructive surgery Woods will be... even better?

By Jaime Diaz