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April 2017 Cover

In the April edition of Golf Monthly, YouTube stars Rick Shiels and Peter Finch go through the fundamentals you need to build a better swing for 2017. We also visit the legendary Scotty Cameron at his studio in California and hear from new GM columnist Dan Walker on his love of the game. With the first Major of the season just around the corner, we also feature Part 1 of our Masters preview as well as all the usual gear and courses sections.




1. Build a Better Swing

We've enlisted the help of Rick Shiels and Peter Finch to break down the swing into its component parts. From the takeaway to the finish, they offer a clear picture of what to do and why it works.

2. The Scotty Cameron Story

The legendary putter maker takes Golf Monthly on a behind-the-scenes tour of his Californian studio and reveals some of the secrets of his iconic brand.

3. Masters Preview: Part One

In part one of our Masters preview, we assess how the top players peak at the right time, look at Nick Faldo's trio of triumphs and hear from photographer David Cannon about his favourite Augusta moments.

4. Matthew Fitzpatrick

Top 25 Coach Barney Puttick analyses the swing that has brought the young Englishman so much success.

5. The Best New Gear

We cover all the new releases including the TaylorMade M ranges, hot new putters from Scotty Cameron, Odyssey and Ping, and the new Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV balls.

6. Golf in Las Vegas

Fergus Bisset travels to Nevada to experience the superb golfing opportunities and extraordinary off-course entertainment on offer in the Bright Light City.

7. Dan Walker

GM's new columnist tells us why he loves the game and what we can expect from him over the coming year in Golf Monthly.

8. How To Hole More Putts

European Tour star Richard Bland talks us through his approach to success on the greens.

9. Nick Faldo

The Mizuno ambassador tells us about the first time he came across the brand and why the clubs became a mainstay of his bag for so many years.



David Taylor

David joined Golf Monthly in 2015 as a content editor for the magazine and regularly contributes to the website. He has worked in magazine publishing and editing since 2003. He is a keen golfer and up until recently was a member of Blackmoor Golf Club in Hampshire. He has covered various big events and tournaments for GM, the highlight of which was witnessing Tiger Woods win his 15th Major at Augusta in 2019. Email: david.taylor@futurenet.com