INDUSTRY IDENTITIES AND A FORMER SIX NATIONS STAR AMONG THE BIG NAMES ROLLED OUT FOR THE EAGL’S SUMMER DRESS-REHEARSAL
Year of the Comeback
Tour pros of all ages are rediscovering their mojo
THE GOLF STAYCATION PERFECTED
Golf Digest Middle East’s inaugural Play & Stay is coming to Radisson Dubai DAMAC Hills and Trump Dubai
THE GENIUS OF JORDAN
HE WANTED A CONFIDENT, RELIABLE SWING. HE FOUND IT IN A CLEVER WAY
The Nairn Golf Club
Think you could carry a 40-pound bag for a living?
DRIVE BLAST PUTT
THREE WAYS TO RAISE YOUR GAME
Get Set - Ball-striking success starts at address
AMATEURS OFTEN STAND OVER THE BALL with their feet too wide apart. I understand the appeal—they want to feel more stable throughout the swing, and a wider stance seems a logical way to achieve that.
It’s hot but that’s no excuse not to warm-up before every round and range session
Our monthly guide to taming the region’s stroke index 1 holes has gone off-piste. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club professional Matthew Brookes heads to arguably the toughest finishing hole in Middle East golf
Ahmad Skaik, the first Emirati captain in the 22 year history of the Dubai Golf Trophy, shares the inside story of last month’s historic 18½-13½ victory over the UAE PGA Tour pros as the EGF amateurs made it sixsuccessive wins in the UAE’s answer to the Ryder Cup.
THE MANY SIDES OF PATRICK REED
THE ENIGMATIC STAR CONFRONTS HIS IMAGE AND HIS CRITICS
Say Sayōnara to inconsistent strikes out of the rough
This is your chance to rehearse a quality backswing
Shots That Save Shots
Lean on these to dodge those double bogeys
WELCOME TO GOLF
FOR THE MILLIONS OF NEW FACES TAKING UP GOLF IN THE ERA OF COVID, HERE’S ADVICE WE WISH SOMEONE HAD GIVEN US STARTING OUT
The 5th hole at Arabian Ranches Golf Club looks relatively straight forward from the tee but Ian Baker-Finch’s design subtly makes it anything but. Here, Golf Operations Manager Ryan Smith explains how to negotiate this testing par 4 as part of our ongoing series designed to help you tame the Middle East’s toughest holes.
LEARN FROM THE BEST SHORT GAME ON TOUR
PATRICK REED SHARES SOME SMART TIPS FOR SCORING AROUND THE GREENS
ANATOMY OF A DIFFICULT COURSE
WHAT THE OCEAN COURSE AT KIAWAH ISLAND, SITE OF THIS YEAR’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, TEACHES US ABOUT OVERCOMING CHALLENGING LAYOUTS
I’ve never really had a swing coach. I still don’t
THAT'S (ALMOST) A WRAP
A DOZEN REASONS WHY THE 2021 DESERT SWING WAS (AND STILL IS) A DOOZY
Five steps to escape deep bunkers and land it so
Before any event worth its salt, a list of usual suspects is rounded up and herded into the media centre one after another, some more reticently than others.
Shiv says: The three-time Asian Tour winner has lent his name to the new EAGL
Past experience tells Shiv Kapur that the ambitious new franchise-based Emirates Amateur Golf League (EAGL) is a viable concept. So much so, he’s put his name behind it. The three-time Asian Tour winner talks about his ambassadorial role for golf’s answer to IPL cricket and has some advice for EGF amateurs keen to put their game under the glare of the television cameras when the Ryder Cup-style league launches in November.
VIKTOR HOVLAND: THE NEW WAY TO GET GOOD
HOW A FEARLESS AND INSATIABLY CURIOUS SECOND-YEAR PRO FROM NORWAY DEVELOPED HIS SWING USING THE INTERNET
New Dubai resident Nicholas Fung just wants a run of tournaments to get his teeth into
Karen Country Club
Welcome to the familiar home of the European Tour’s newest event
WHY YOU SHOULD GET FIT FOR CLUBS
THREE EDITORS AND A RABBI WALK INTO A CLUB FITTING. YES, THEY WALK OUT WITH NEW GEAR BUT ALSO HOPE FOR WHERE THEIR GAMES ARE HEADED
No More Chili-Dips
Make crisp contact every time you chip
Beast in the East
Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club is next off the tee in our series designed to help you tame the toughest holes in the Middle East. Here, AESGC Golf Manager Gavin Chappell outlines his strategy for the beastly 10th