We take a look inside the August 2016 edition of Golf Monthly, which includes exclusive short-game instruction from Ireland’s Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington on how to find the perfect shoe for your swing, rules essentials and the usual jam-packed instruction, equipment and courses sections…





1. Shane Lowry’s short-game secrets


One of the world’s best chippers shows you how to get out of trouble around the greens.

2. What is the right shoe for your swing?


Padraig Harrington tries out a new fitting tool which could help you choose the ideal footwear for your individual swing.

3. Byeong-Hun An: a reluctant superstar


The South Korean isn’t someone who loves the limelight. But, as one of Asia’s top-ranked players, it’s something he can no longer avoid.

4. The best new gear tested

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Scotty Cameron Select Putters, the Motocaddy S3 Pro electric trolley, TaylorMade’s M2 fairway wood and the Ping G Crossover are put through their paces.

5. Destination Golf


We take a look at some of the best courses in the UK and abroad, including the stunning Balsam Mountain Preserve in North Carolina.

6. Rules Essentials


We look at some of the rules essentials you need to know, including pitch marks, divots, dropping balls and attending the flagstick.

7. The latest footwear


Find the perfect pair of shoes for the summer months.

8. Against all odds


We talk to blind golfer William McAllister about his amazing story and his hopes for World Championship glory in Japan later this year.