We take a look inside the January 2017 edition of Golf Monthly, where we unveil the new Top 100 UK & Ireland Course rankings for 2017/18 – the most reader-friendly yet thanks to a tweak to the qualification process. We also here from Rickie Fowler on America’s Ryder Cup triumph, ask Matthew Southgate about fighting back from cancer and meet the European Tour pro who refuses to fly…
1. The Top 100 UK & Ireland Course Rankings
Our biennial countdown of the best courses that you can play in the UK and Ireland. We reveal a new No.1 and all the ups and downs as well as discuss how you can play a Top 100 course for less.
2. The 2017 Golf Monthly Calendar and £25 Your Golf Travel Voucher
This month is a double gift pack with the 2017 calendar featuring some of the best photography from the Top 100 courses plus a £25 voucher towards your next golf trip to the Algarve.
3. Rickie Fowler Interview
We hear from the American about securing two points from three matches in Hazeltine – his first two Ryder Cup victories.
4. The Best Instruction
Australian Brett Rumford tells us how to chip it close, we have cures for the dreaded shank, help with your pre-shot routine and much more.
5. The Tour Player Who Won’t Fly
Life on the road with German Florian Fritsch who secured his European Tour card despite his refusal to step onto a plane.
6. All The Best New Gear
Cobra’s 2017 irons, FootJoy Pro/SL shoes, Mizuno JPX900 woods and more…
7. Matthew Southgate
We speak to the Englishman about life on the European Tour after his remarkable comeback from testicular cancer.
8. The Titleist 917D2 Driver Ten-Point Test
We test the new Titleist 917D2 driver, the Srixon Z765 irons, Mizuno T7 wedges and Ping Vault putters.
9. Your Winter Golf MOT
Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach and Galvin Green ambassador Peter Finch will have you playing your best golf this winter with his eight-stage practice plan.
10. Christmas Gift Guide
Find some inspiration for your Christmas list from our rundown.