Don't miss Golf Monthly's 20-page Ryder Cup preview and free Strokesaver course guide in the October issue. We hear from the big names and look back over the history of the event ahead of the showdown at Hazeltine.

NO_14RC_Lockup_PORT_CMYK_NEG_LiveTxtWith the Ryder Cup nearly upon us, we hear from the big names and focus on the big issues ahead of the showdown at Hazeltine. As well as a look back over the recent history of the event, we talk to Paul McGinley about his Ryder Cup highlights, chat to Davis Love III about his second crack at the captaincy, and discuss being a Ryder Cup rookie with Chris Wood.

Added to this, we take an in-depth look at the course with a free Strokesaver guide and focus on four key holes where the Cup may be won or lost. There is also a six-page preview of the event from our editor-at-large Bill Elliott as well as Paul Lawrie’s memories of the Miracle of Medinah and Wayne Riley on the upcoming tussle which, in his opinion, is the most intriguing contest in recent history.

The issue is on sale at all good newsagents from September 1st and via our usual digital platforms.

Free Strokesaver Hazeltine Course Guide

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We’ve teamed up with Strokesaver to offer a FREE comprehensive hole-by-hole guide to the Minnesota course.

Paul McGinley on Ryder Cup captaincy

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The Irishman raised the bar at Gleneagles last time out. He tells Jeremy Ellwood about his time at the helm and looks ahead to this year’s contest.

Davis Love III opens up

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The American captain reveals all about his career, Tiger’s role this year, and why he can still play with the young guns.

Ryder Cup Rookie Chris Wood

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The Englishman says it will be a dream come true to play in the Ryder Cup this year and discusses why Europe have been so dominant in recent contests.

Where the Cup will be won and lost

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We analyse the four key holes which we believe will be pivotal in deciding the outcome of this year’s contest.

The Miracle of Medinah

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GM columnist Paul Lawrie looks back on the 2012 contest, which he describes as one of the highlights of his career.