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We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

Jul 5th, 2018

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

Official Guide to the Rules of Golf to be launched

Official Guide to the Rules of Golf to be launched

Oct 25th, 2018

Following seven years of consultations, on 1st January 2019 the governing bodies of the Rules of golf will implement the most comprehensive Rules changes seen in the game for 37 years. And on the 1st of November, Hamlyn Publishing will be launching 'The Offical Guide to the Rules of Golf R&A.'

Business booming at World of Golf London

Business booming at World of Golf London

Oct 19th, 2018

World of Golf London, one of the busiest driving ranges in Europe with an average of 13 million balls hit each year, is enjoying a record period and has seen its business boosted by Ryder Cup fever following Europe’s victory in Paris.

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Aug 15th, 2018

SRIXON®  has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.  

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

May 18th, 2018

It's the start of the season and you're going to need all the help you can get to shoot some decent scores. Some fresh wedges will ensure maximum control around the greens, and lets face it who doesn't like seeing that ball rip back when it lands. Without further ado here are six of the best wedges for 2017...

Build your own Masters Golden Bell

Build your own Masters Golden Bell

Apr 3rd, 2018

Men like building sheds. Women like men building sheds because it gets rid of them for a while. But what about building your very own Butler Cabin shed as part of a Golden Bell extravaganza? Oh yes, it can be done...

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

Mar 27th, 2018

If you can overcome the slightly weird 'why would I want to buy someone else's shoes?' dilemma, and if you can afford it, you can buy the shoes that Arnie wore to win the 1958 Masters... Three careful owners...

Ice Ice Baby: Eve Muirhead in St Andrews

Ice Ice Baby: Eve Muirhead in St Andrews

Feb 9th, 2018

Ice Ice Baby: When she’s not blazing it up on the ice winning World Championships and getting us all hooked on curling at the Winter Olympics, Eve Muirhead will be out on the golf course, playing off two and owning the course record at her home club. 

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Oct 19th, 2017

I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....

Golf tips – Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Golf tips – Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Oct 19th, 2017

Scaredy Cat Scaredy Cat, sitting on the, errmm, golf mat. No need to be afraid anymore. Ian Poulter is here to show us how to attain true bravery on the tee. No matter what is in front of you...

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Sep 30th, 2017

Sam Saunders, the grandson of the late great Arnold Palmer, has shot a 59 almost a year to the day of his death on the 25th of September 2016.

Golf is not a game of perfect

Golf is not a game of perfect

Sep 9th, 2017

Jeff Ritter can help you get the ball close from the trickiest of lies. Downhill chip over a bunker. No problem!

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

Aug 11th, 2017

The guys on the European Seniors Tour represent a golden, pioneering age of golf. Many of them, like Sam Torrance, were there at the start of the European Tour in 1972, when events took them to ridiculously hard to get to destinations, and players slept 4 to a room to save costs. Subsequently they have very interesting stories...

New Callaway Steelhead XR Fairway Woods

New Callaway Steelhead XR Fairway Woods

Jun 21st, 2017

Callaway has launched the Steelhead XR Fairway Woods, a modern and powerful interpretation of the iconic shape that made the original Steelhead one of the best–selling fairway woods of all time.

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

While the cats are away the mice will always be running round, up to something... Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott are all missing at Bay Hill. But who cares? Not Matt Fitzpatrick that's for sure.

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

Where has Charley Hoffman been all year? Up until today, he'd missed the cut in three of four starts and broken par just twice in those 10 rounds.

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Mar 15th, 2017

Arnold Palmer’s legacy will live on this week as Rickie Fowler heads to Bay Hill for the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since his death, with plans to pay tribute to The King.

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse #9

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse #9

Feb 27th, 2017

From The Oscars to Rickie Fowler, soggy driving ranges to Laurel & Hardy. The stuff that's made us smile... or otherwise this week...

Why you can BOGOFF with QHotels

Why you can BOGOFF with QHotels

Jan 24th, 2017

QHotels is the UK’s largest golf resort operator, and it's now offering visiting golfers the opportunity to double their enjoyment with a BOGOFF offer – Buy One Get One Fourball Free – at each of its 10 UK venues.

Callaway launch new Supersoft ball

Callaway launch new Supersoft ball

Jan 17th, 2017

With their new Supersoft Golf Ball, Callaway have combined their lowest compression golf ball ever with a soft cover and their Premuim HEX Areodynamics surface pattern. Result: long, straight and Supersoft. 

Founder of the European Tour dies

Founder of the European Tour dies

Jan 13th, 2017

John Jacobs has died aged 91.He will be best remembered for his work in establishing the European Tour, where he served as the European Tour’s tournament Director–General from 1971 to 1975.

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

Jan 10th, 2017

David Law’s eagle at the Terre dei Consoli Open has been voted the 2016 European Challenge Tour Shot of the Year. 

Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Jan 8th, 2017

The official trailer for Tommy’s Honour, a feature film directed by Jason Connery based on the book by Kevin Cook, was released this week. It's the story of Old & Young Tom Morris. 

Iconic Old Course Hotel to close

Iconic Old Course Hotel to close

Dec 21st, 2016

The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has unveiled refurbishment plans that will see the Five Red Star Resort in St Andrews undertake a total bedroom upgrade and spa extension complete with a new lap pool and extensive gym.   

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Dec 14th, 2016

Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.

Leisurely round of golf turns violent

Leisurely round of golf turns violent

Nov 29th, 2016

A leisurely round of golf turned brutally violent Friday in Carrollton, Texas, and the victim is still in the hospital three days later with a head injury. This is why you should never hit into the group ahead! 

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse

Nov 28th, 2016

The stuff that's floated our (& the readers') boats this week. And the stuff that has annoyed the bejeeses out of us...

Threat to the sixth at Seaford Head GC

Threat to the sixth at Seaford Head GC

Nov 24th, 2016

Seaford Town Council is working on a new neighbourhood plan, and it includes redeveloping the 6th hole at Seaford Head Golf Course. Sacrilege we say!

Free golf for the rest of the year

Free golf for the rest of the year

Nov 16th, 2016

Golfers can get free golf for the rest of the year if they snap up a new five-day 2017 QFairway membership - available at six of QHotels award-winning resorts.

 Glencor Golf Holidays Unveils New Pound Proof Deals Brand

Glencor Golf Holidays Unveils New Pound Proof Deals Brand

Nov 10th, 2016

Glencor Golf Holidays, the UK based golf tour operator, has launched a new brand to help golfers to continue to identify great value holidays in Europe despite the weaker pound and the current complications around the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Nov 9th, 2016

Those of you who tune into the GolfPunk Pod Cast will have heard an excerpt from this song in the intro to our Ryder Cupe Special. Have a gander at Rat King's Arnie-inspired tune about the merits of posh lemonade...

Stars skipping World Cup of Golf

Stars skipping World Cup of Golf

Nov 5th, 2016

The phrase 'World Cup' has a certain cachet in the sports world. Outside of maybe the Summer Olympics, the football World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet. Now golf has tried to get in on the power of the 'World Cup' brand with the World Cup of Golf. But the stars aren't turning out.

The Tiger Of Wall Street: Woods goes corporate

The Tiger Of Wall Street: Woods goes corporate

Nov 1st, 2016

Step aside Leonardo DiCaprio, there's a new beast in business town. 14-time major winner Tiger Woods no less. The Tiger Of Wall Street yesterday unleashed his new company, TGR, combining a portfolio of Tiger-related concerns.

Golf in Austria: Ve Have Vays Of Making You Walk

Golf in Austria: Ve Have Vays Of Making You Walk

Oct 20th, 2016

It’s the perfect phone call.  The opportunity to go somewhere great and play golf. On the line is my Austrian friend Natascha, who had just offered me the chance to come out to her homeland and sample a new golfing Mecca. Yesss.

Golfsmith to be bought or auctioned off

Golfsmith to be bought or auctioned off

Oct 7th, 2016

Worldwide Golf is exploring an offer for the bankrupt Golfsmith chain, which has 109 shops in the USA, but went under with a debt pile of $195 million.

Rare photo archive of 1963 Open found

Rare photo archive of 1963 Open found

Oct 4th, 2016

A rare collection of photographic slides showing the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham has been discovered at an auction in Manchester. 

91–year old gets hole in one

91–year old gets hole in one

Oct 4th, 2016

Esther Pelletier carded a triple-bogey six on the par–3 sixth hole at Middleton Golf Club, in  Massachusetts, and was thinking of quitting the game. But her next shot was altogether better – her first ever ace!

Simpsons weird Arnold Palmer reference

Simpsons weird Arnold Palmer reference

Sep 27th, 2016

On the day Arnold Palmer passed away, the Simpsons' new season premier referenced the great man four times. Which is weird considering the episodes are made weeks earlier.

85–year old man wins competition

85–year old man wins competition

Sep 14th, 2016

Golf is a unique sport because it allows elderly people to compete against younger opponents. And now an 85–year old man has won a tournament.

Arnold Palmer Putting course closes

Arnold Palmer Putting course closes

Sep 4th, 2016

It was the end of an era for the Exmouth seafront when the Jungle Fun attraction and Arnold Palmer Putting Course closed for the last time, as three hundred locals turned up to protest.

Callaway Steelhead XR Irons

Callaway Steelhead XR Irons

Aug 23rd, 2016

Callaway have taken all of the best bits of the legendary X14 irons and updated them with the latest technology. Back to the future, baby!

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

Jul 25th, 2016

Steve Wheatcroft hit one of the worst shots under pressure ever at the Canadian Open. 

R&A introduces new pace of play measures

R&A introduces new pace of play measures

Jun 14th, 2016

The R&A has introduced two new measures to its Pace of Play Condition in time for The Amateur Championship, which is being played at Royal Porthcawl and Pyle & Kenfig in Wales.

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Jun 8th, 2016

Arnold Palmer is following in Tiger Woods’ footsteps and is writing a new book - “A Life Well Played: My Stories."

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

Jun 7th, 2016

Lofoten Links Golf Course, on the island of Simsøya in Norway, is a spectacular golf course.  From the end of May to the end of July the course is open 24 hours a day and you can golf in the midnight sun.  Imagine seeing the Norther Lights whilst playing golf?

Our Kinda Soldier: Doug Sanders

Our Kinda Soldier: Doug Sanders

May 30th, 2016

We recently got the chance to sit down with one of golf's true legends. Doug Sanders finished runner up in the Open (twice), The US Open and the PGA, and was 4th in the Masters. But he's about a lot more than that, as The Rat Pack would testify...

Rules of Golf launches on Android

Rules of Golf launches on Android

May 27th, 2016

The official interpretation of the Rules of Golf from The R&A is now available free in an updated edition for 2016 - 2017 and it's now also avaialble on Android as well.