bunkered :: Issue 162 :: A peek inside

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Two weeks to go. I repeat: two weeks to go. That’s how long it is until the Masters. Are you excited yet? Because we sure are.

To accompany your week-long binge on the sofa watching every single minute of action from Augusta National, you need a copy of Issue 162 of bunkered, which should be on shelves or your doormats from today.

Here’s a sneak peek at what you’re going to find in our latest edition…


The first major of the year is here and we've got 24 pages dedicated to all things Masters, including:

EXCLUSIVE: Trevor Immelman - The South African reveals how he went from the surgeon's table to the Butler Cabin as he reflects on his win ten years on.

• The bunkered team discuss five of the biggest talking points leading into Augusta, including bifurcation, new chairman Fred Ridley and the case for a women's Masters

• Former amateur champion Stuart Wilson relives his Masters experience in 2005.

EXCLUSIVE: Dean Teykl of Callaway tells David Cunninghame about the tools Sergio Garcia will have in his bag for his Masters defence.


EXCLUSIVE: Having conquered the music industry, former One Direction singer Niall Horan spoke to Michael McEwan about his mission to transform golf with his Modest! management firm.


The Swede reveals what he does behind the scenes to get tournament-ready.


Tuition Panel member Steve Johnston shares some easy-to-follow tips to get your golf swing back in shape ahead of the new season.


David Cunninghame explains everything you need to know about the new Titleist Vokey SM7 wedges, where pure craftsmanship meets advanced technology.


We investigate England's incredible golfing purple patch... Dougie Donnelly on the good, the bad, and the ugly courses... Michael McEwan on how clubs and golfers are suffering most from Scottish Golf's civil war... How Panmure GC helped Ben Hogan capture the Claret Jug... New Callaway Chrome Soft & Chrome Soft X balls are put to the test... the incredible rise of Shubhankar Sharma.


bunkered :: issue 162 :: Get your copy

Issue 162 of bunkered is on sale this week from all good newsagents. Can’t find a copy? Email: Letters@bunkered.co.uk with details.

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