Golf Digest May 2009

April 30, 2009

Cover Photo by Walter Iooss Jr.

RANKINGS

Augusta National is our new No. 1

By Ron Whitten

THE RANKINGS

America's 100 Greatest Courses and America's 100 Greatest Public Courses

How the 100 Greatest scored

Our 900-plus experts weigh in

Ancient links still lead the way in a world of great golf

By Gary Galyean

FEATURES

Tour veteran Paul Goydos and his daughters grieve their loss

By John Feinstein

From 73,581 to the final four. Now we need your help to chooser our winner

To understand Tiger, you must know his mother

By Jaime Diaz

HOW TO

Here are my most memorable and how you can play them

By Tiger Woods

For crisp contact on wedge shots, turn your body

The basics, from setup to finish

By Todd Anderson

Short game: Gimme one thing

By Martin Hall

10 minutes with a teacher in your area

EQUIPMENT

HOT LIST GOLF BALLS: What you should play

WHAT'S IN MY BAG? Pat Perez

COLUMNS

JERRY TARDE: Editor's letter

TIM ROSAFORTE: The arrival of Danny Lee

DAVID OWEN: Redefining a round of golf

STINA STERNBERG: Why LPGA players wear shorts

RICH LERNER: 25 questions with Sergio Garcia

__DAN JENKINS: __Playing golf during a recession

__JAIME DIAZ: __Tiger and parenthood

THE DIGEST

ON THE TEE: Rory McIlroy

RULES: Who's away?

STYLE: Upgrade your rainsuit

JUNIOR GOLFERS: Summer camp directory

LESSON TEE

Easy adjustments to master four greenside sand shots

Swing wide for bigger drives

Deloft your wedge on chip shots

"Tie a rope" to swing in sync

Why you drive it to the right

Have a plan on the tee

Tips for handling deep rough

Count to yourself on long putts

TRAVEL DIGEST

AWAY GAME: Scottsdale

FRUGAL GOLFER: The season for savings