June 2016 Cover

We take a look inside the June 2016 edition of Golf Monthly, which includes an interview with Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke, a look at our new list of Top 25 Coaches, our biggest ever driver test, plus the usual jam-packed instruction, equipment and courses sections…






1. Darren Clarke gives us the inside track on the Ryder Cup


Paul Mahoney talks to European Ryder Cup skipper Darren Clarke about the upcoming battle, his preparation, Davis Love III and selection dilemmas.

2. The 2016 Driver Test


Six golfers test 26 models in our most in-depth driver test to date, so that you can make a more informed choice if you’re in the market for a new big stick.

3. Learn how to unleash your power


Our instruction section focuses on how to drive it further and straighter, as well as tips for breaking putts and our usual rules section.


4. The UK’s best golf coaches


We have refreshed our ‘Top 25 Coaches’ team for 2016, with six new faces joining our line-up.

5. The latest new gear


We look at the new ball line-up from Titleist as well as the other big launches this month from PowaKaddy, Ecco, Under Armour, Stewart Golf, Cobra and SkyCaddie.

6. GM Classics: The 2006 US Open


In the week after Jordan Spieth’s meltdown, we look back on the 2006 US Open, which featured two high-profile collapses of its own.

7. Destination Golf


We take a look at some of the best courses, both in the UK and abroad, including the SKY72 Golf Club in South Korea (above) and Burnham and Berrow in Somerset.

8. The best new gear tested


We put the Ping G iron through its paces as well as the new Odyssey White Hot RX putters, Nike’s Lunar Control 4 shoe and TaylorMade’s M2 irons.