March 2017 Cover

Inside the March edition of Golf Monthly you’ll find a 32-page bunker special, which includes a complete guide to bunker play, a countdown of the best sand players of all time, a look at the most fearsome hazards in world golf, a rules special and much more. We also hear from Nick Dougherty and Billy Horschel, take a look at how the game’s developed in South Korea as well as all the usual gear and courses sections.




1. The Complete Guide To Bunker Play

From fairway bunkers to greenside traps, we’ve got you covered. Our guide includes all you need to know to improve from the sand, wherever you find it on the course.

2. Wedges Buyers’ Guide

Modern wedges now come with a wide range of loft, bounce and grind options that are designed to complement the way in which you attack the ball. If you’re in the market for a new wedge, our buyers’ guide should help you find one that will work for you.

3. The Top Ten Bunker Players of All Time

The ability to get the ball close from sand elevates top players to an almost legendary status. We have compiled
golf’s top-ten bunker players of all time.

4. All The Best New Gear for 2017

We cover all the new releases including the Callaway GBB Epic driver, Mizuno JPX900 irons, TaylorMade M1 driver and Titleist Pro V1 balls.

5. Nick Dougherty

The likeable Englishman opens up about the highs and lows of life on tour and his new career in broadcasting.

6. Help! I Can’t Get Out of Bunkers

GM Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker helps three readers who are struggling with their bunker play.

7. Bunker Rules Special

Our Rules experts run through what you can and can’t do when you find the sand.

8. Destination Golf

This month’s highlights include Fergus Bisset discovering two of the country’s finest heathland layouts in the East Midlands, a golfer’s guide to Bedfordshire, a trip to Cruden Bay and much more.

9. Golf in South Korea

South Koreans are flourishing on professional tours around the world and the country is starting to attract some high-profile events. Tom Mackin discovers how the population has taken the game to its heart.

10. “It’s Just Not Cricket”

Robert Green argues that when it comes to sportsmanship, golf stands head and shoulders above the rest and sets an example other sports should follow.