golf monthly

We take a look inside the August issue of Golf Monthly, which includes a FREE 36-page supplement designed to transform your long game, Sergio Garcia talking us through the shots that won him the Masters and our test of the latest golf shoes on the market. Added to this we have all the usual jam-packed gear, courses, rules and features sections plus opinion from Wayne Riley, Dan Walker Chris Wood and Bill Elliott.

1. Sergio Garcia's Master Strokes

The Spaniard talks us through the four shots that helped him win his long-awaited first Major at Augusta.

2. FREE 36-page Transform Your Long Game supplement

We've teamed up with TaylorMade and Me And My Golf to bring you a complete guide to your long game including reader fittings, instruction, strategy, the best new gear and advice from the tour.

3. Is 'Ready Golf' The Answer To Slow Play?

GM takes to the course to see how 'ready golf' works and how much it can speed up the game.

4. Shoe Test

Find the best golf shoes for your game with the help of the GM team, who tested all the latest releases on a recent trip to Ireland.

5. Chubby Chandler

We catch up with one of the game's biggest characters who gives us his thoughts on the current state of the professional game.

6. Old Head

The glorious Irish links recently played host to the GM team and it certainly didn't disappoint.

7. Help! I Can't Flush My Irons

Our reader lesson sees GM Top 25 Coach Paul Foston work on distance and consistency with his latest pupil.

8. Rules

Our Rules expert from the R&A helps clarify issues surrounding immovable obstructions, match play competitions and more.

9. Golf Club Membership

Roderick Easdale takes a look at a few different options for the modern golf club and ponders the best way forward for the industry.


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: