Golf Monthly April 2015

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THE GAME

Everything that’s going on in the world of golf this month…

We pay a visit to the stunning St Vigil in Italy, round-up the latest tour news, talk to Bernd Wiesberger and more

FEATURES

Tommy Fleetwood
Jeremy Ellwood sits down with the talented young Englishman in Abu Dhabi

Dave Pelz
We head to The Grove to spend some time with the renowned short-game guru

New Golf Thinking
Have Golf Monthly readers benefitted from a different approach to the game?

Ted Bishop
An in-depth interview with the former PGA or America President, who was fired last year

OPINION

Tony Jacklin…. on Olympic golf
Wayne Riley… on the demise of Tiger
Andy Sullivan… on winning

THE POWER ISSUE

Tour Instruction
Hit longer, straighter drives with help from big-hitting American Gary Woodland

Fault Fixer
Avoid these power-reducing habits to maximise distance off the tee

Limber Up
How stretching and adopting a relevant warm-up can help deliver extra yardage

Range Time
GM Top 25 Coach Paul Foston explains how to boost your power potential

Alvaro Quiros
A closer look at the swing of one of the biggest hitters in world golf

Tour Insider
Henrik Stenson on honing a solid technique, increasing ball speeds and adding distance

EQUIPMENT

Gear News
Lowdown on recent launches, including Ping’s G30 LS Tec driver, Callaway XR woods and a new range from Benross

Tested
We sample the latest gear, featuring TaylorMade’s R15 driver and FootJoy HyperFlex golf shoes

Gear Talk
Our Technical Editor, Paul O’Hagan, reports on the annual PGA Merchandise Show

Gear Focus
Our extensive guide to the best golf balls on the market

Tech Explained
How launch monitors have become a key component of modern-day golf

Reader Fitting
Three Golf Monthly readers are fitted for new Yonex Z-Force irons

COURSES AND TRAVEL

Play It… Prestwick
Stay and Play… Stoke by Nayland
Golfer’s Guide… Swansea
Travel… Castiglion del Bosco

REGULARS

Your View
Reader letters and emails

GM Asks
Fergus Bisset discusses Open Championship rights as Sky secures live coverage from 2017

Know the Rules
A look at some local rules frequently used in the world of professional golf

Competition
Win a two-night stay with two rounds of golf at 2014 Ryder Cup host venue Gleneagles

Bill Elliott
Our editor-at-large analyses the recent performances of Martin Kayme