The USPGA was a real eye-opener for Bradley Dredge but as with every Major he feels like he has learnt a great deal. A bit of Spanish sunshine has given him the perfect respite to reflect on this year’s Majors and to plan ahead.

Winter golf is fast approaching and Fergus tells us of his new ?training routine? to prepare for conditions he expects to encounter.

Clive discusses the difficulty in keeping his swing in tandem with the 137 primary elements to hitting the ball, and he?s even considering an alternative if he doesn?t find out ?the secret?.

This week George gives us the lowdown on how acting and golf are interlinked and he realises that hitting his ball into the rough can be far more fun than he first thought.

In Birdies and Bogeys Neil reflects on his ?golf-free? week away to Salcombe, and gives us some advice on which sports (no matter what equipment you have, or how amateur you are) will get you through your hung-over days. After two weeks of slaving away in the Golf Monthly office, Simon Sparrowhawk has a moment of reflection on the highs and lows of working with the team. Paul describes what it is like to play with Ladies European Tour star Trish Johnson, and the experience of having to play with a crowd of prying eyes watching your every move.