Golf Monthly Open 2015 issue

See what's inside the July 2015 issue of Golf Monthly

Golf Monthly Open 2015 issue
Golf Monthly Open 2015 issue

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OPEN SPECIAL

Open Preview Bill Elliott looks forward to Rory's title defence

Rickie Fowler The Players Championship winner talks about his career and his love of St Andrews

Padraig Harrington The two-time champion on how to win an Open

Peter Dawson The R&A's chief executive looks forward to another Open at the Home of Golf

Key Holes Jeremy Ellwood examines six Old Course holes that could hold the key to the Claret Jug

Old Course Bunkers Fergus Bisset takes a good look at the 112 bunkers which form a key Old Course defence

St Andrews Eulogy Former resident, Fergus Bisset, reflects on his 30-year love affair with the 'Auld Grey Toon'

The Himalayas Jeremy Ellwood spends a day chatting to players on St Andrews' famous putting green

The Golf Clubs of St Andrews Fergus Bisset visits the famous old clubs that play over the links courses of St Andrews

The Eden Club Jeremy Ellwood experiences the exclusive private members' club a few miles from town

St Andrews Pub Golf Fergus Bisset's guide to the pubs and places of interest in this most famous of golfing towns

OPINION

Tony Jacklin... Old Course memories Wayne Riley... The Open is Rory's to lose Tommy Fleetwood... All change, please

INSTRUCTION

Tour Instruction Masters Champion Jordan Spieth reveals his five secrets to success on the course

How to Play the Old Course Expert local knowledge from Steve North, director of instruction at St Andrews Links

Richie Ramsay The reigning Trophee Hassan II champion reveals some of his short-game secrets

Oliver Wilson We take a closer look at the swing of the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links champion

EQUIPMENT

Gear News A round-up of the latest releases from Nike, Callaway, Wilson, Ecco, Skechers and more

Tested Our gear guru tries out Motocaddy's new S7 Remote, Cobra's Fly-Z+ irons and more

Reader Fitting Three readers get fitted for new clubs at the Titleist National Fitting Centre in St Ives

Stand Bags Need a new bag? We showcase 12 of the best stand bags on the market in 2015

COURSES & TRAVEL

On The Tee... Close House's Colt course Play It... Lundin Links in Fife Golfer's Guide... Suffolk Coastal Golf Special Feature... Aberdeenshire

REGULARS

Your View The pick of reader letters and emails to hit the GM offices this month

Getting Personal Three-time European Tour winner, David Horsey, field questions about his career, his wins and his favourite courses

Know the Rules Clubs and balls, immovable obstructions and casual water all come under the scrutiny of our resident R&A rules expert

PowaKaddy competition Your chance to win PowaKaddy's very latest Freeway FW7 Lithium electric trolley and Premium Cart Bag

Alex Narey
Alex Narey

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.