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Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Jul 23rd, 2017

A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.

Andrew “Tofu” Johnston

Andrew “Tofu” Johnston

Aug 3rd, 2016

The UK branch of the animal rights organization PETA (People for the ethical treatment of animals) have written an open letter to Andrew ‘‘Beef” Johnston yesterday, asking him to become a vegan and change his nickname from “Beef” to “Tofu.”

No Beef this Sunday

No Beef this Sunday

Sep 26th, 2017

It's a bad day up north, as Beef has to pull out of the British Masters...

Free food for golfers

Free food for golfers

Jun 3rd, 2017

Arby’s are turning up the heat on their links with golf, as they are about to become the PGA Tour’s first ever restaurant sponsor. And there's free food for golfers into the bargain.

Beef interviewed by sock puppet

Beef interviewed by sock puppet

Feb 21st, 2017

Valderrama has interviewed everyone from Ian Poulter to Tony Jacklin. The pros love him. Some, including Paul Casey, will only be interviewed by Valdy when GolfPunk comes to town. But there was one dude Valdy really wanted to meet: "Get me Beef!" he said to us. So we did.

Sure plays a mean pin ball

Sure plays a mean pin ball

Nov 10th, 2016

Beef and Nicki Colsearts have been on the pinball table. And we have to say that Nicki C sure plays a mean pinball.

Beef meets Aaron Ramsey in 'dream night' at Emirates

Beef meets Aaron Ramsey in 'dream night' at Emirates

Oct 20th, 2016

Beef loves the Arsenal. And last night he had the dream scenario: A thumping win in the Champions League and a seat in Aaron Ramsey's corporate box. Early indications are that the condition of the buffet and bar staff is 'stable' this morning...

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Sep 19th, 2016

'Beef' earned his PGA Tour card on Sunday, shooting a three under par 68 at the Web.com Tour Boise Open to finish in fourth place and take his prize.

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Sep 18th, 2016

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is still in the hunt for his PGA Tour card, despite dropping to fourth at the Albertsons Boise Open.

Beef leading the Web.com

Beef leading the Web.com

Sep 17th, 2016

Beef made a late bogey but still carded an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the 36-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open, the second of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

Beef wants to go on #SB2K17

Beef wants to go on #SB2K17

Sep 8th, 2016

Beef wants to go on a lads' holiday. It's just that the lads happen to be Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth, Smylie Kaufman, and Justin Thomas. #SB2K17 baby!!!

Beef supports Jamega Pro Tour Event

Beef supports Jamega Pro Tour Event

Aug 30th, 2016

Beef  enjoyed a return to his professional roots by supporting the Jamega Pro Golf Tour event at Enfield, North London on August 21.

When the Beef met the puppet P2

When the Beef met the puppet P2

Aug 25th, 2016

Part 2 of Valdy's interview with Beef, in which Beef sings a sweary grime song and Valdy gets upset... Plus Tarby, Arbys and the Jamega Tour...

 Kids get chance to grill Beef

Kids get chance to grill Beef

Aug 16th, 2016

Londoner Andrew ‘Beef' Johnston is the guest of honour on the opening day of the London Golf Show, which takes place at Glow, Bluewater, in Kent, from August 26-28, 2016.

Keeping it veal!

Keeping it veal!

Aug 2nd, 2016

Back in the day, Eddie Peperrell and Beef were on the same England amateur team. They hung out and went through quite a bit together. Here Eddie offers a rare insight into their world back then...

Beef's Crib!!!

Beef's Crib!!!

Jul 22nd, 2016

Andew 'Beef' Johnston gives us the MTV Cribs style tour of his modest abode

What’s in Beef’s bag?

What’s in Beef’s bag?

Jul 17th, 2016

We’ve been loving the adventures of Beef this weekend. Overnight he has become a modern folk hero.  Check out his 58-degree wedge – it’s 100% beef.

Beef qualifies for the US Open

Beef qualifies for the US Open

May 31st, 2016

We love Andrew Johnston, now we'll get to see what America thinks of him as he has qualified for the US Open at Oakmont. 

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

Feb 13th, 2018

St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Dec 28th, 2017

Andrew Beef Johnson was interviewed before the Arsenal v Liverpool game at the Emirates, and has this golfing advice to gve to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain.

Tax fraudster plays St Andrews

Tax fraudster plays St Andrews

Oct 21st, 2017

An £850,000 tax fraudster has boasted of enjoying trips to top golf courses just months after she was jailed for almost four years, including a round at St Andrews! 

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Oct 8th, 2016

Tyrrell Hatton equalled the Old Course record with a brilliant 62 at St Andrews to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Senior Open goes to St Andrews

Senior Open goes to St Andrews

Feb 3rd, 2016

We were there last year as Tom Watson came down the 18th in the fast fading light. Huge crowds were both following him, and waiting for him at the green. We were going to witness Tom’s last moment s at St Andrews ……or were we?

St Andrews Day One

St Andrews Day One

Jul 13th, 2015

520 miles, 10 and a half hours, one bust up with the KFC staff at Keele services and a mildly annoyed Audi A4. But we're here. St Andrews. The 144th Open Champinship. The Rule Pub Diner. The GolfPunk clubhouse in association with Under Armour. And loads of other things and that.   

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

May 26th, 2018

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has signed up as the first of a series of new ambassadors for the Golf Foundation to help promote this charity’s ‘Golf for All’ philosophy, which encourages young people of all abilities to enjoy all the benefits of golf.

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. 

Prince Andrew on golf caper

Prince Andrew on golf caper

Jul 6th, 2016

It is understood that Prince Andrew used a taxpayer-funded helicopter to fly Jim Yong Kim to the Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club at Deal on the Kent coast where he is official patron.

Andrew Landry finishes his round

Andrew Landry finishes his round

Jun 17th, 2016

28-year-old Andrew Landry has finished his amazing opening round at the US Open, and entered the record books. Here's why.

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Sep 7th, 2018

JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

Oct 6th, 2017

It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.

Barack Obama tees it up

Barack Obama tees it up

May 29th, 2017

Former President Obama Barak has been taking his retirement from the White House seriously, with a bucket list trip to the Old Course at St. Andrews. 

You're a very naughty boy!

You're a very naughty boy!

May 24th, 2017

University of New Mexico’s Athletic Director Paul Krebs financed a trip to St Andrews for him and his pals out of the universities funds, and got away with it! 

Best holes in Scotland announced

Best holes in Scotland announced

Apr 26th, 2017

The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world–class courses.

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

Mar 27th, 2017

D.A. Points shot a six–under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open, but he didn't make it easy for himself. And it was not to be for 'Beef' who was in contention, but finished T10.

Meet the golf club whisperer

Meet the golf club whisperer

Mar 16th, 2017

They call him "The Club Whisperer". If there's an antique golf club in the vicinity, Will Roberto will find it. Here's a fascinating insight into how Will built his amazing collection, which is now about to be to auctioned. 

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Mar 13th, 2017

Beef was not playing at the Valspar last week, so he had time to do some pre–round interviews for Sky Sports. But not everything went quite to plan when he interviewed Henrik Stenson.

Visit Scotland run golf poll

Visit Scotland run golf poll

Mar 9th, 2017

VisitScotland has launched an online poll to find the nation’s favourite golf holes from almost 600 courses across Scotland. 

Investment for Musselburgh Links

Investment for Musselburgh Links

Feb 28th, 2017

Musselburgh Links, regarded by many as the world’s oldest golf course for continuous play, is the subject of a bid that could result in £10 million being invested in it.

Blackballing by The Kilted Caddie

Blackballing by The Kilted Caddie

Feb 1st, 2017

Our undercover Kilted Caddie has somehow managed to get his name on the board at St Andrews, but he’s very aware of the dangers of being blackballed. 

Iconic 19th hole sold

Iconic 19th hole sold

Jan 11th, 2017

The Dunvegan Hotel, one of the most iconic 19th holes in golf, has been sold to a consortium of golfing fans from Canada and the USA. 

Why Beef grew his beard

Why Beef grew his beard

Jan 5th, 2017

We hate it when we miss a good story that is literally right under our noses. But we failed to report properly on Beef's interview on Radio 4 on Tuesday when he revealed why he had grown his beard. 

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.   

Beef in Jamaica

Beef in Jamaica

Dec 20th, 2016

Beef has been out in Jamaica, visiting the relatives. We are big fans of Jamaica, as our Brig was stationed there working on Red Stripe. And there's some great golf out there as well.

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

Nov 9th, 2016

A 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett.

Andy Sullivan

Andy Sullivan

Oct 23rd, 2016

The World Number 54 is in contention at St Andrews. Andy kindly popped in to see us at the GolfPunk Clubhouse so, naturally, we asked him if he can lend us a fiver...

Beef VS Billy The Kid

Beef VS Billy The Kid

Oct 16th, 2016

Beef met his match this week when he got interviewed by the infamous Billy The Kid. 

Beef inspires Halloween costume

Beef inspires Halloween costume

Oct 15th, 2016

Beef is caturing the imagination of kids and adults all over the world. Here's a four–year old American boy who has been inspired by Beef for his Halloween costume. We're loving it! 

The Titleist 917 Drivers

The Titleist 917 Drivers

Sep 8th, 2016

They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!

Beef to try and earn his PGA Tour Card

Beef to try and earn his PGA Tour Card

Sep 5th, 2016

Beef will tee it up in the four-event series, starting at the DAP Championship in Ohio on 8-11 September, in an attempt to secure his PGA tour card. 

Beef is a massive hit at London Golf Show

Beef is a massive hit at London Golf Show

Sep 1st, 2016

Beef won himself a host of new fans at last weekend’s London Golf Show at Bluewater – not only among the general public, but also within the golf industry. 

Beef has a terrible tattoo

Beef has a terrible tattoo

Aug 7th, 2016

Beef is part of a long tradition of terrible golf tattoos, check out some absolute howlers here...

LGU merger with R&A moves to completion

LGU merger with R&A moves to completion

Jul 28th, 2016

The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two organisations which are both based in St Andrews.

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Jul 14th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.

Dunvegan Hotel for sale

Dunvegan Hotel for sale

Jun 14th, 2016

The owners of the iconic Dunvegan Hotel in St Andrews have announced through social media that they are to sell the hotel.

The Secret Caddie

The Secret Caddie

May 16th, 2016

It's a fine art, lining up putts for complete berks like us. But someone's got to do it and the Secret Caddie is here to tell us about the trials and tribulations of a resort caddie.

The Art of Caddying

The Art of Caddying

May 9th, 2016

Keith McLaren is the Kilted Caddie. He's been caddying in St Andrews since 2014. Here he tells us all about the art of caddying. 

Whisky In The Jar

Whisky In The Jar

Feb 5th, 2016

  “Whisky is liquid sunshine.” – George Bernard Shaw

The Open gives Scotland £140 million boost

The Open gives Scotland £140 million boost

Jan 18th, 2016

Research out today has revealed that The Open Championship gave Scotland a £140million economic boost last year, a record amount for a golfing tournament in the UK.

Sports Direct Wins Battle for Direct Golf

Sports Direct Wins Battle for Direct Golf

Oct 26th, 2015

Direct Golf has been taken over by Sports Direct after a fiercely fought battle for control of the business between Direct Golf's John Andrew and Sports Direct's Mike Ashley.

Direct Golf UK: Troubles Continue

Direct Golf UK: Troubles Continue

Oct 8th, 2015

John Andrew, the chairman of the UK’s second biggest golf retailer, Direct Golf UK has reportedly filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators in his fight to  retain control of the company with Sports Direct owning billionaire, Mike Ashley.

Fore Sale!

Fore Sale!

Oct 6th, 2015

If you’ve got a spare £1.75 million then this has got to be any golfers dream home and location. 19 Pilmour Links has an extraordinary setting right on the corner of Granny Clark's Wynd, the world famous road which cuts across the first and 18th fairways of The Old Course, St Andrews.

Direct Golf Owner Fights Back

Direct Golf Owner Fights Back

Oct 5th, 2015

In a new twist to the Direct Golf/Sports Direct saga, DG owner John Andrew has changed the locks back and employed security guards to protect his premises, following Sports Direct's action last Friday when they comandeered the property and changed the locks.

Dunhill Final Day

Dunhill Final Day

Oct 4th, 2015

The big question today was whether or not Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen could keep his cool and hold his lead to win a third European Tour Championship, and keep his tour card whilst he was at it? And there was also the question of would he pick up $800,000? The Dunhill Cup is one of the biggest purses on the European Tour, with a total prize fund of $5,000,000.

Ernie rebounds

Ernie rebounds

Oct 3rd, 2015

Just two days after suffering from a terrible attack of the dreaded yips, Ernie has hit back with a fine 6 under performance at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Direct Golf gets the Mike Ashley Treatment

Direct Golf gets the Mike Ashley Treatment

Oct 2nd, 2015

Sports Direct has been accused of intimidating the founder of the UK’s second largest golfing business after the Mike Ashley controlled sportswear company changed the locks on Direct Golf’s offices without warning. 

Tommy's Honour – The Movie

Tommy's Honour – The Movie

Aug 5th, 2015

Tommy's Honour – The Movie Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason is about to start shooting a major new movie about the Godfather of Golf - Old Tom Morris, at the world-famous home of the sport. Peter Mullan, one of Scotland’s leading actors, has been confirmed to play Old Tom, who helped set up The Open Championship and went on to win it four times.

R&A Announce Open Attendance Figures

R&A Announce Open Attendance Figures

Jul 28th, 2015

The official attendance figures for the 144th Open Championship from The R&A are just out, and show that despite the terrible weather, spectator attendance held up pretty well.