Ok, that’s probably not exactly true, but the golf industry magazines most of us subscribe to, might not be doing your game as much good as you think. Consider it for a moment, they have to put out a new magazine each month. 50%+ of the magazine is filled with "fix your slice", "hit drives longer", "make every putt" type articles. Is having a new set of quick fix methods every 30 days really the best thing for your game? Are all of these tips just thrown together so they can fill pages? Makes you wonder how sound the information really is. And just because some top 1000 teacher is the guy on the page giving the lesson, does that mean we’re automatically supposed to trust his teaching abilities?
How about learning some solid swing fundamentals and building from that. If you’ve learned the proper grip, stance, balance, etc., then you can fix most of your own problems quicker and more efficiently than the half page magazine article can ever hope to. I’m not saying that they don’t give the occasional good tip that many of us can on occasion, such as techniques for difficult bunker shots or uneven fairway lies, but I guarantee if you take every "add 15 yards to your drives" article to the course, you will be so discombobulated you won’t know which way is up.
All I’m saying is to take these "quick fix" articles with a grain of salt. If you can pick up something that you can work into your game, great, but be cautions with trying every exciting new tip that comes out. It won’t help your swing in the long run. Personally, I’ll stick with the interviews and Feherty’s column on the back page. And I’m pretty sure my scores are better off for it.