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GolfStyles (formerly the Washington Golf Monthly) is a regional golf magazine published in Fairfax, Virginia and serving the Washington D.C. area. The magazine was started in 1994. It is also published in four other regional markets: Philadelphia, New Jersey, Ohio, and Atlanta.[1] In early 2007, total circulation had grown to more than 315,000 per issue.[2]

Golfstyles bills itself as "America's best regional golf magazine"[3] and was described as "world class" by course architect Arthur Hills.[4] The publisher is Michael Keating, and the managing editor is Jeff Thoreson.[5] Golf Business Wire calls it "America's best golf magazine with a regional focus."[6]

On March 4, 2006, GolfStyles Media Group began a related radio program, "GolfStyles Live," which Golf Business Wire describes as a "hit weekly radio show."[7] WNTP vice president/general manager Russ Whitnah acknowledges GolfStyles magazine "a recognized leader in the golf publications industry."[7]


  1. ^ [1] GolfStyles online
  2. ^ "GolfStyles Live Celebrates First Anniversary," Golf Business Wire, March 2, 2007
  3. ^ One Stop Golf Review
  4. ^ "GolfStyles is a world-class magazine; everything about it exudes quality. It feels like it has been around forever and has become the bar by which others are measured." -Arthur Hills, Nationally Renowned Course Architect (as cited in One Stop Golf Review)
  5. ^ GolfStyles Media Group
  6. ^ "GolfStyles Names Bob Nitkewicz Senior Sales Manager for Carolinas," Golf Business Wire, October 20, 2006. The story was reprinted in World Golf News, October 26, 2006.
  7. ^ a b "GolfStyles Live Celebrates First Anniversary," Golf Business Wire, March 2, 2007

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