Golf Monthly September 2014 issue

See what's inside the September issue of Golf Monthly, featuring cover star Justin Rose, an Open review, tips, opinion, new gear, courses, travel and more!

Golf Monthly September 2014 issue

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THE GAME ALL-NEW SECTION!

We talk to Edoardo Molinari, play La Reserva in Spain, uncover some new gear, ask if we're doing enough to encourage women and children into golf, and more

FEATURES

Open Review Bill Elliott looks back on a pulsating week at Royal Liverpool Golf Club and gives his thoughts on Rory McIlroy's impressive victory

Tom Lewis We sit down with the talented Englishman to discuss an up-and-down start to life on Tour

The Future's Bright Neil Tappin heads to Bearwood Lakes to meet three former GB&I Walker Cup players at the start of their professional journey

USPGA Special We ask if the season's fourth and final Major is in terminal decline?

OPINION

Tony Jacklin - on The Open Wayne Riley - on dealing with the press Andy Sullivan - on embracing variation

INSTRUCTION

Justin Rose The 2013 US Open champion explains how to split the fairway, hit more greens in regulation and convert more putts

Range Time Improve your bunker play with the help of GM Top 25 Coach Paul Foston

Tour Masterclass GM's playing Editor Andy Sullivan explains how to play the punch shot

Victor Dubuisson Shore-game tips from one of the European Tour's most exciting prospects

Fault Fixer Kevin Craggs demonstrates how to stop duffing chip shots

Swing Sequence A look at the languid action of four-time Major Champion, Ernie Els

Play Better Quickfire game-improvement tips from Golf Monthly's Top 25 Coaches

I Did It! Lewis Scott, 18, has dropped from a 4 to a 1 handicap in the space of nine months

EQUIPMENT

Gear News We round up the latest equipment releases, including Stewart Golf's R1 Push trolley

Tested We sample new offerings from Titleist, TaylorMade, Cobra and others

Gear Talk Behind the scenes at Ping's G30 launch

Gear Focus Find the right fairway woods for your game

Tech Explained A look at modern wedge-groove designs

Reader Fitting Three Golf Monthly readers test out Galvin Green's summer apparel range

COURSES AND TRAVEL

Play It - The Oxfordshire Golfer's Guide - Derbyshire Special Feature - Nevill GC centenary Travel Special - Life through a lense

REGULARS

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

Rules What happened when Hunter Mahan and Jamie Donaldson played each other's ball?

Great Prizes! You could win IJP Design vouchers and a GolfBuddy PT4 GPS rangefinder

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.