Golf Monthly February 2015

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THE GAME

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

We pay a visit to Sunnylands – one of the world’s most exclusive golf courses – speak to Morten Orum Madsen, round up the latest club news, look at new gear and more

FEATURES

Claude Harmon III
Jeremy Ellwood talks to one of the world’s most respected coaches

Cary Middlecoff
Gavin Newsham on the life and times of the smooth swinging three-time Major champion, one of golf’s unsung heroes

Bradley Dredge
We catch up with the resurgent Welshman following a welcome return to form

Keegan Bradley
The 2011 USPGA winner talks about his love of the Ryder Cup, rediscovering the winning feeling and going to bed at 9pm

OPINION

Tony Jacklin… on 2014’s highlights
Wayne Riley… on the struggles of a pro
Andy Sullivan… on the rules of golf

INSTRUCTION

MOT Your Game
Build a better swing for 2015 with this nine-page swing fundamentals instruction masterclass from GM Top 25 Coach Keith Wood

Tour Insider
Four-time European Tour champion Joost Luiten explains how to deal with good and bad luck on the course

Tour Masterclass
Golf Monthly Playing Editor Andy Sullivan’s simple keys to hitting a draw

Private Lessons
Simple-to-follow instruction tips designed to suite your game, whether you’re a straight hitter, power player, beginner or senior

EQUIPMENT

The Gear
We take a look at Srixon’s new Z series range of woods and irons

Gear News
Lowdown on recent launches, featuring TaylorMade AeroBurner woods, Scotty Cameron Futura X putters and new shoe models from FootJoy and Ecco

Tested
We sample the latest gear, including Callaway’s Big Bertha Alpha 815 driver and Nike Vapor Pro Combo irons

Gear Talk
Paul O’Hagan on the rise of Scandinavian influence in golf fashion

Tech Explained
Understand adjustability and get the most from your golf swing

DMD Test
We test 15 of the best distance measuring devices on the market to help you narrow your search for a GPS or laser

COURSES & TRAVEL

On the Tee… Sunnylands
Play It… Ramside Hall
Golfer’s Guide… Bridgend County
IAGTO… Industry award winners

REGULARS

Your View
Reader letters and emails to hit the Golf Monthly offices this month

GM Asks
Do you think of yourself as a good playing partner? Here, we discuss the key attributes for an ideal on-course companion

Rules
An unfortunate scorecard error cost England’s Holly Clyburn dearly in her quest to bag an LPGA Tour card

Bill Elliott
Golf Monthly’s editor-at-large is hoping to witness a titanic battle between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy in 2015