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April 2012


  • Common Practice

    Fix your common flaws now

    Golf is a game of minimizing your mistakes.
  • Different Strokes

    Find the right stroke for you

    As an instructor, I've witnessed many different ways to play golf successfully, especially when it comes to putting.
  • Flip It To Stick It!

    Hinge your wrists early to perfect this more advanced flop shot

    If you've ever found yourself short-sided in the rough, as I am here, then you know you need to execute a shot that gets the ball up high and in a hurry—and lands soft. Here's a more advanced way to play this rough flop shot.
  • Get In Tune

    Quick tips to help get your swing back on the right track and start shooting lower scores

    If you want to start hitting better golf shots right now, heed the advice on the following pages.
  • Tiger Woods

    New year, new swing. But is Tiger back?

    At press time, Tiger Woods has played in only one tournament this year, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
  • Weighing In

    Shift your weight correctly for the proper swing path

    I know that many of my students may think they understand how their balance shifts throughout their swings, but they often don't really feel it until I show them this drill.


  • April 2012

    The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more

  • Five Questions With Bridgestone Golf

    Brandon Sowell answers our questions

    Things are looking up at Bridgestone, with a handful of new SKUs for golfers to choose from.
  • Hot Or Not?

    What's trending (or not) in 2012

    It's a new year, a new golf season, and if you read enough of this magazine, hopefully a new golf game that's better than ever.
  • PING i20 Series

    PING's latest lineup is destined for greatness

    When PING introduced the game-improvement G20 series last year, we were wondering how much longer we'd have to wait to wrap our hands around the successor to the i15 line.
  • Should You Join The 3-Wood Revival?

    They're long...really long

    Distance sells these days, because it's sexy. And multiple savvy club manufacturers are bombarding you with ads for their new and strong 3-woods.
  • We Tried It: Cleveland Classic

    Cleveland's new classic driver

    When we first saw the new Cleveland Classic driver in person—better yet, in sunlight—we were amazed. Amazed first at how big a risk Cleveland was willing to take on a retro finish, and second, at how starkly different it looked from most modern-day driver iterations.


  • Springtime In Pinehurst, N.C.

    Great golf blooms in the Pinehurst area

    Few golf destinations can claim to have a profusion of quality courses, but the Pinehurst area is one of them.