Golf Monthly February 2015

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Everything that's going on in the world of golf this month...

We pay a visit to Sunnylands - one of the world's most exclusive golf courses - speak to Morten Orum Madsen, round up the latest club news, look at new gear and more


Claude Harmon III Jeremy Ellwood talks to one of the world's most respected coaches

Cary Middlecoff Gavin Newsham on the life and times of the smooth swinging three-time Major champion, one of golf's unsung heroes

Bradley Dredge We catch up with the resurgent Welshman following a welcome return to form

Keegan Bradley The 2011 USPGA winner talks about his love of the Ryder Cup, rediscovering the winning feeling and going to bed at 9pm


Tony Jacklin... on 2014's highlights Wayne Riley... on the struggles of a pro Andy Sullivan... on the rules of golf


MOT Your Game Build a better swing for 2015 with this nine-page swing fundamentals instruction masterclass from GM Top 25 Coach Keith Wood

Tour Insider Four-time European Tour champion Joost Luiten explains how to deal with good and bad luck on the course

Tour Masterclass Golf Monthly Playing Editor Andy Sullivan's simple keys to hitting a draw

Private Lessons Simple-to-follow instruction tips designed to suite your game, whether you're a straight hitter, power player, beginner or senior


The Gear We take a look at Srixon's new Z series range of woods and irons

Gear News Lowdown on recent launches, featuring TaylorMade AeroBurner woods, Scotty Cameron Futura X putters and new shoe models from FootJoy and Ecco

Tested We sample the latest gear, including Callaway's Big Bertha Alpha 815 driver and Nike Vapor Pro Combo irons

Gear Talk Paul O'Hagan on the rise of Scandinavian influence in golf fashion

Tech Explained Understand adjustability and get the most from your golf swing

DMD Test We test 15 of the best distance measuring devices on the market to help you narrow your search for a GPS or laser


On the Tee... Sunnylands Play It... Ramside Hall Golfer's Guide... Bridgend County IAGTO... Industry award winners


Your View Reader letters and emails to hit the Golf Monthly offices this month

GM Asks Do you think of yourself as a good playing partner? Here, we discuss the key attributes for an ideal on-course companion

Rules An unfortunate scorecard error cost England's Holly Clyburn dearly in her quest to bag an LPGA Tour card

Bill Elliott Golf Monthly's editor-at-large is hoping to witness a titanic battle between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy in 2015


Alex Narey
Content Editor

Alex began his journalism career in regional newspapers in 2001 and moved to the Press Association four years later. He spent three years working at Dennis Publishing before first joining Golf Monthly, where he was on the staff from 2008 to 2015 as the brand's managing editor, overseeing the day-to-day running of our award-winning magazine while also contributing across various digital platforms. A specialist in news and feature content, he has interviewed many of the world's top golfers and returns to Golf Monthly after a three-year stint working on the Daily Telegraph's sports desk. His current role is diverse as he undertakes a number of duties, from managing creative solutions campaigns in both digital and print to writing long-form features for the magazine. Alex has enjoyed a life-long passion for golf and currently plays to a handicap of 13 at Tylney Park Golf Club in Hampshire.