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£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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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."

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Mar 21st, 2016

Jason Day went wire to wire last night, winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot from Kevin Chappell. His 70 around Bay Hill was his eighth PGA Tour title. 

Day Leads by Two At Arnold Palmer

Day Leads by Two At Arnold Palmer

Mar 20th, 2016

Jason Day retained his lead last night at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but he's got some competition. While he could only manage a seventy, Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell shot solid 67's to jump up to join Henrik Stenson in second place.

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

Mar 19th, 2016

Here's a great little video of PGA Tour players trying out Arnold Palmer's golf clubs before the Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill. And some of them got on really well with them! Enjoy.

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Mar 15th, 2016

The Spiv has been in the money two of the last three weeks. He's found some tremendous value this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...

Arnold Palmer at 86

Arnold Palmer at 86

Jan 19th, 2016

Just the other day we were writing a piece on the news that Jordan Spieth had now officially become the top earner in golf with combined winnings and sponsorship deals of $53 million. But we also discovered that Arnold Palmer was still, at the tender age of 86, the fourth highest golf earner after Jordan, Tiger and Rory. And we wanted to find out why.

Green light for Arnold Palmer tribute course

Green light for Arnold Palmer tribute course

Jun 28th, 2016

Planners have today given their unanimous support for a second championship golf course to be built at Castle Stuart Golf Links in partnership with the Arnold Palmer Group.

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Aug 9th, 2018

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Mar 18th, 2018

After a great up and down on the 14th to get within one of the lead, Tiger Woods blows it with an OB from his drive on the 16th. Oh, Tiger, when will you sort your driving out???!!!  

Fleming Golf Tips for Bay Hill

Fleming Golf Tips for Bay Hill

Mar 14th, 2018

Another weekend, another win, as GP's resident golf tipster got it right again with Paul Casey winning the Valspar... Here are his tips for Bay Hill...

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Dai Rees

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Dai Rees

Oct 19th, 2017

He was a short, no-nonsense Welshman whose tough attitude inspired perhaps the greatest victory in the history of the Ryder Cup. Meet Woosie’s predecessor and childhood hero, the man who kept the Cup alive …

Furyk & Bjorn recreate iconic moment in golf history

Furyk & Bjorn recreate iconic moment in golf history

Oct 18th, 2017

Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk have recreated an iconic moment in history by hitting golf balls off the famous Eiffel Tower, 41 years after the legendary Arnold Palmer became the first – and only previous person – to do so. 

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

Jul 19th, 2017

It's Open eve and and we can't wait for it all to kick off in the morning. In the meantime we've got seven moments of Birkdale magic to keep your Open buzz up!    

Arnie's Army commemorative badges

Arnie's Army commemorative badges

Apr 7th, 2017

Commemorative pins honouring Arnold Palmer were handed out to everyone attending the first round of the Masters on Thursday, and they are already appearing for sale online.

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

Emotional win for Leishmans

Emotional win for Leishmans

Mar 20th, 2017

There's golf and then there's life. For the Leishmans they are extremely grateful to be able to celebrate both this week.

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Mar 19th, 2017

Rickie & Rory stole the show on day three of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill as they both carded stunning (low rounds of the tournament) 65s to move into contention going into the final day.

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2017

Marc Leishman gets his long overdue second PGA Tour win as he bags Arnold Palmer Invitational after last round 69. 

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.

Top 50 GolfPunks

Top 50 GolfPunks

Mar 3rd, 2017

Introducing the characters that inspired us to launch this magazine, and now website.

How to bring a golf course to life

How to bring a golf course to life

Jan 18th, 2017

An animation of planned renovation work at a California golf course so impressed watching members that it was given a standing ovation.

Remembering the King

Remembering the King

Dec 17th, 2016

Here’s a great little video from @TheOpen, the official Twitter account of The Open Championship. It’s a great tribute to Arnold Palmer – the King.

Arnie’s Masters trophy goes for $444,012

Arnie’s Masters trophy goes for $444,012

Dec 12th, 2016

Bidding ended at $444,012 for Arnold Palmer’s Masters trophy, making it the second highest price achieved for an item of golf memorabilia. But the Palmer family were not best pleased.....

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Nov 24th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September. 

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. 

GolfPunk Radio Ryder Cup Special

GolfPunk Radio Ryder Cup Special

Sep 28th, 2016

Join the boys as they go crazy for the Ryder Cup & pay tribute to the great Arnold Palmer. Feat: GP Editor Tim Southwell, Danny O, The Foozler & the legendary golf broadcaster Bob Bubka!!    

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2016

Video highlights and picture caption capering from day two from The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill where Jason Day is -13 with Stenson and Rose lurking...

Rory McIlroy's bedroom jigsaw triumph

Rory McIlroy's bedroom jigsaw triumph

Mar 18th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has been sharing snaps of his down time on his Instagram feed, and it seems he's pretty hot at the old jigsaw puzzle. Or is he? PLUS - we turn Rory into a puzzle of his own....

The future now with virtual reality commerce

The future now with virtual reality commerce

Mar 18th, 2016

MasterCard is bringing the future of commerce to life with virtual and augmented reality commerce experiences and payment-enabled wearables at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) in Orlando, FL. 

Matt Every's Case Of 'The Driver Yips'

Matt Every's Case Of 'The Driver Yips'

Mar 17th, 2016

Matt Every has won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the past two years. The Spiv has backed him as great value at 100-1. But there’s a problem. He’s got the driver yips. Well, it’s what it sounds like to us. “I get over a tee shot and think, ‘What am I doing?’”

If Golfers were bands: From Rory to Arnie

If Golfers were bands: From Rory to Arnie

Feb 26th, 2016

Call us mad, deluded, or just plain stupid, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think. With that in mind... Rory McIlroy is Mumford & Sons ok? Read on to find out who got the other short straws!

Callaway Sign Legend Tom Watson

Callaway Sign Legend Tom Watson

Jan 8th, 2016

It’s been a fairly quiet start to the year when it comes to equipment companies making new player signings. While PXG have made some noise with their new roster including Zach Johnson, and Nike have signed Brooks Koepka, the big two of Callaway and TaylorMade have been very quiet.

Remembrance Day: Our Kinda Soldiers

Remembrance Day: Our Kinda Soldiers

Nov 11th, 2015

As we remember those who fought for our freedom in conflict it is also worth remembering those who left the lush fairways to fight. These courageous men are not only heroes of our beloved game but heroes full stop. GolfPunk salutes not only these amazing men but all of those who have and indeed are...fighting for our freedoms. 

How to take your game to the next level

How to take your game to the next level

Mar 6th, 2017

Golf instruction can often be viewed as being intimidating and restrictive, but the innovative Bird Golf Academy in the United States is altering that perception with a rewarding and personalised approach to helping golfers improve and fulfil their potential.