It’s a pretty big week. Not only are the best players in the world gathering at TPC Sawgrass for The Players Championship, the latest edition of bunkered is hitting newsstands and subscribers’ doormats.
Issue 131 of bunkered is a 196-page glossy guide to everything that’s good in golf right now. Here are some of the best bits.
• MATTEO MANASSERO EXCLUSIVE
The Italian wonderkid opens up to us about what it’s like dealing with pressure and other people’s expectations, as well as what it was that convinced him to switch to Callaway equipment at the start of the year. His coach, meanwhile, explains what you can learn from Matteo’s swing.
• LPGA COMMISSIONER MICHAEL WHAN
It’s not that long ago that the LPGA was living on life support. Now, however, it’s flourishing and much of the credit for that must go to Michael Whan, it’s pro-active and customer-focused commissioner. In an exclusive interview with bunkered, he explains how he has transformed the ailing women’s circuit.
• CRAIG LEE
The Scot explains to us how he finally feels at home on the European Tour and what he learned from playing alongside Phil Mickelson in the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship earlier this year.
• INTRODUCING FOOTGOLF
It’s football, meets golf, on a golf course, and played to the rules of golf. We sent bunkered's assistant editor Michael McEwan along to Cowal Golf Club in Dunoon to give this exciting hybrid sport a go. You can read about his experience in the mag and also watch an exclusive vid right here.
• GLENEAGLES: THROUYGH THE KEYHOLE
We go inside the Ryder Cup host venue to see where the top US and European players will eat, sleep and play later this year.
• NEW SCOTTY CAMERON PUTTERS
The master short stick craftsman has updated his Select and GoLo ranges for 2014 – and we’ve got all the info and pics that you need, as well as insight into how they are made and subsequently delivered to the tour.
SGU man Ross Duncan explains how the organisation is tapping in to modern technology … Get to know the EuroPro Tour a little it better … Why it’s time for Caroline Wozniacki to take a back seat … A new face joins the line-up of experts on our Tuition Panel … Five radical ways to speed up play on tour … Inside Donald Trump’s Turnberry purchase.
You’ll find all of this and more in issue 131 of bunkered, on-sale now from all good newsagents.
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