A peek inside issue 168 of bunkered

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A new year is almost upon us… which means it’s time you should be thinking about joining a golf club for 2019.

At least that's what we reckon. Why? Because there's never been a better time to do so. Access to golf courses and clubs has never been better than it is right now and, in terms of pure affordability, it's the best it has ever been, too.

That's why, in our current edition, we have created a special guide to making 2019 the year that you join the club.

Here's what you’ll all find inside issue 168, the final edition of bunkered for 2018…

2019 MEMBERSHIP GUIDE

Our special 32-page guide to joining a golf club, including:

• Social media influencer The Jazzy Golfer explains how becoming a golf club member helped her go from total beginner to Tommy Fleetwood’s pro-am teammate in less than two years;

• Tour pros share their thoughts on how being a golf club member got them to where they are today;

WIN a year’s membership or your fees paid for 2019 PLUS a Shot Scope V2 GPS watch;

• Take your pick from 29 Scottish golf clubs that you can join in time for the new season.

LEARN FROM TIGER

US-based coach Kevin Craggs explains the secrets behind Tiger’s post-surgery swing, saying that the 14-time major champion is now more balanced than ever.

LIAM JOHNSTON

Martin Inglis meets the young Scot who has gone from no status on any tour to the European Tour in less than 12 months. 

CLYDE BUILT PUTTERS

David Cunninghame meets the 25-year-old engineer from Troon who recently decided to set-up his very own putter company.

HOW TO BOMB IT

World Long Drive champion Sandra Carlborg hits it miles and she gives us her tips on how you can get maximum distance from your driver.

GORDON MOIR

After 26 years as the Director of Greenkeeping at St Andrews Links, Gordon Moir is saying farewell. He looks back on his career and reflects on memories that will stay with him for the rest of his life.

DUMBARNIE LINKS

We speak to Clive Clark, the man designing Scotland’s latest world-class course – Dumbarnie Links in Fife. It sounds, and looks, incredible! 

PLUS…

Michael McEwan dissects Tiger and Phil’s controversial $9m head-to-head… A look at the rise of Honma Golf ahead of what promises to be a big year for the Japanese brand… Sam Horsfield talks stepping out of Ian Poulter’s shadow and more… New TaylorMade P760 irons and Cobra KING F9 Speedback metalwoods… Dougie Donnelly has some advice for Rory McIlroy… Michael McEwan talks about his first tee jitters… A look at Greg Norman’s stunning new course design in Vietnam plus much, much more.

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Issue 168 of bunkered will be on sale from all good newsagents. Can’t find a copy? Email: letters@bunkered.co.uk with details.

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New US Ryder Cup captain to be revealed this week
European Tour pros have putters stolen Down Under
J.B. Holmes fires back after slow play roasting

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New Fife golf course gets go ahead
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