Golf Monthly Open 2014 Issue

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Golf Monthly Open 2014 edition

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THE GAME ALL-NEW SECTION!

We visit Marriott Worsley Park, talk to Danny Willett, discuss the UK's handicap system, round-up the latest news and more

OPEN SPECIAL

Open Preview Bill Elliott looks ahead to the action and gives his thoughts on who might content

Key Holes Royal Liverpool member Michael Harris highlights Hoylake's pivotal holes

RLGC History A look back at Hoylake's golfing heritage

Peter Dawson Jeremy Ellwood catches up with The R&A's Chief Executive

2006 Review Gavin Newsham recounts Tiger Woods' sun-drenched victory eight years ago

Keeper of the Links We meet the man tasked with delivering a championship-standard golf course

Village Play A history of Royal Liverpool's Artisans club

OPINION

Tony Jacklin On the golf ball

Wayne Riley on being No.1

Andy Sullivan On slow play

INSTRUCTION

Tour Instruction Adam Scott's five keys to splitting the fairway

Range Time Understanding the differences between fairway woods, hybrids and long irons

Tour Masterclass Andy Sullivan explains how to control pitching distances from 100 yards and in

Brett Rumford The short-game maestro reveals how to increase your up-and-down percentage

Fault Fixer Improve your putting distance control

Jesper Parnevik A closer look at the Swede's golf swing

New Golf Thinking Seven GM readers head to The Grove to try out some new game-improvement techniques

I Did It! Lewis Eccles, 13, has defied Dyspraxia, Autism and ADHD to record some remarkable on and off-course achievements

EQUIPMENT

Equipment News New releases from TaylorMade, Cobra, Nike, Titleist and more

Tested The GM test team reviews the latest gear

Gear Talk Paul O'Hagan on modern driver technology

Ping Fitting Four Golf Monthly readers head to Centurion Club to be fitted for new Ping irons

COURSES & TRAVEL

England's Golf Coast In-depth guide

Play it Royal Curragh

Golfer's Guide Perthshire

Stay and Play The Grove

Travel Spanish Islands

REGLUARS

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

Rules Why Ian Poulter suffered a two-stroke penalty in China for an incorrect drop

Great Prizes You could win a £1,000 England's Golf Coast voucher and the ultimate golfing package - including golf, accommodation and Ryder Cup tickets - courtesy of Visit Scotland

 

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.