Apr 3rd, 2018
Augusta National has spent the last 15 years buying up property around its borders. But there is one property that is not for sale, whatever the money.
Augusta National has spent the last 15 years buying up property around its borders. But there is one property that is not for sale, whatever the money.
Augusta National has been on another spending spree, and has now bought land from the adjoining Augusta Country Club. The reason behind the purchase is believed to be their desire to lengthen the famous par–five 13th.
Augusta National Golf Club's property buying spree just keeps on going, as they' ve now gone and bought a car repair centre.
Augusta National Golf Club's land grab has continued with the purchase of a local music store. And it came at quite a price!
Greenjacketauctions.com have been busy again. This time they have been selling the front entrance sign to Augusta National. And this is how much it went for.
Jordan Spieth has played at Augusta National a total of three times, including this year's Masters. This infographic shows you exactly why.
Last year we thought we had seen Tom Watson’s final appearance at St Andrews, and we were there to cheer him in on the 18th as the light faded fast. Now it’s the turn of Augusta to bid him farewell.
Christmas came early for Ernie Els, as on Christmas Eve he received a letter from Augusta National inviting him to the 2018 Masters. But it was sadly not an exemption as Ernie clarified on Boxing Day via Twitter.
Jeff Ritter isn't just the Sultan of Swing, he's a perfectionist of putting too. Spending time at Augusta watching Tiger Woods Jeff noticed that Woods dealt with long putts a little differently than you would expect.
Adidas have taken inspiration from Augusta National’s legendary pimento–cheese sandwich to launch a limited edition “Crossknit Boost” golf shoe.
West Bromich Albion midfielder and Scottish international James Morrison has spent a whopping £60,000 on one round of golf at Stiliyan Petrov's Foundation Dinner, but it's all in a good cause.
Stop, collaborate and listen, Henrik's back..
I got my application to apply for 2019 Masters tickets today in the ballot via email - but the system does not seem to be coping at all. Six tries later, and I am still nowhere. What's going on????
As the dust settles on yet another enthralling and exciting Masters, with Patrick Reed ultimately emerging as champion, Your Golf Travel has unveiled an even more comprehensive range of Masters packages and experiences for 2019.
Hublot Ambassador, Patrick Reed, highlighted his prodigious talent and battling spirit with a maiden Major victory at The Masters Tournament, sealing his place in the annals of golfing history alongside the greatest players ever to have played the game.
The forecast suggested that Augusta might be battered by storms today, but in reality it was an assembly of world class players who took this course to task. With Augusta’s oleaginous defences somewhat neutered by the moisture, a select band of extraordinary talents took full advantage.
“Because he’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now.”
As Day Two draws to a close, it’s testament to the renewed fervour of Tiger mania that a leaderboard featuring 6 major winners amongst the top 8 seems slightly disappointing.
Day One of perhaps the most eagerly anticipated Masters is now in the books, and it was always going to be a challenge for this tournament to live up to the extraordinary hype surrounding it.
One of the many, many things that we love about the Masters is just what great value for money it offers for the ordinary spectator- opps, Patron.
With the Masters knocking on our door, it’s time to look at what some of the key contenders will be teeing it up in.
Here's what Team Peter Millar players Branden Grace, Chez Reavie and Si Woo Kim will be wearing at the 2018 Masters.
Sergio Garcia has had a right nightmare in the opening round at this year's Masters, as he carded a 13 on the par five 15th, to equal the record of most shots on a single hole ever.
The best things ever said about the Masters. Ever.
It's the greatest shot of all time, but you've never seen it like this before...
Bubba Watson is not the only player who will be teeing it up at The Masters wearing G/Fore shoes, as Phil Mickelson is now getting in on the action. Here's what Phil will be sporting this week.
It's shoe time for Bubba Watson ahead of this year's Maters, when the in form man of the moment will make a bid for his third Green Jacket. But when it comes to shoes, it's G/Fore all the way for Bubba.
Tiger Woods’ comeback is hitting Masters ticket prices, and you will now have to pay a very pretty penny if you want to see the four-time Masters winner teeing it up at Augusta National.
As the 2018 Masters quickly approaches, so, too, does a special tradition at Augusta National Golf Club that annually takes place on the eve of the Tournament.
As running is strictly forbidden at Augusta National, fans have developed significant expertise in the art of speed-walking. Here's how to get the best seats in the house.
Danny Willetts has revealed his Masters dinner menu. And there's a strong Yorkshire theme to it.
How much does it actually cost to get your hands on a coverted Masters ticket if you've not been lucky in the ballot?
Congratulations to Angela Garcia and her husband Sergio, as she gives birth to their first child. And what a name to be given. Introducing Azalea Adele Garcia.
The Masters (5th-8th April) has seen its fair share of shock winners down the years, with the likes of Danny Willet (2016) and Angel Cabrera (2009) embarrassing those setting odds for the tournament. While it has a decent record of delivering on the favourites, the bookmakers can often get it wrong.
Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat made an eagle on the final hole at last week's Indonesian Masters to earn himself a possible place at The Masters. But why did he then withdraw from a tournament to secure a place at the Masters?
Augusta National Golf Club is now accepting applications for a variety of job openings for the 2018 Masters, which will be held April 5-8. Could this be a sneaky way in?
A federal judge has granted a request to temporarily halt the auction of Byron Nelson’s Green Jacket from going ahead, according to reports in the Augusta Chronicle.
Only for the fourth time ever, a Masters Tournament champion green jacket is publically for sale.
Hootie Johnson, the former chairman at Augusta National, has died at the age of 86.
The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.
SuperStroke staff player Sergio Garcia took a grip of his first ever Major title with the help of his S–Tech club and 1.0P prototype putter grips.
The ticket application for next year's Masters is already live. Here’s how you can book your tickets, or rather enter the lottery.
Peter Alliss has managed to get himself into hot water again, over a remark he made on–air about the length of Sergio's fiancee's, Angela Akins, skirt.
Sergio appeared on the “The Today Show” in New York City and was asked by co–host Savannah Guthrie, if Sergio was thinking of wearing his newly won Green Jacket at this wedding.
The Green Jacket that was found in a Canadia Charity Shop has been successfullly auctioned. In the final 15 minutes, the bidding went from $48,841 to a staggering $139,349.
He's done it!!!!!!! Enjoy....
Snoop Dogg thinks that the Masters suffers from a coolness deficit, and he plans to change that by bringing his brand of “hip hop flavour” to the tournament.
Notah Begay III said in a Friday appearance on The Rich Eisen Show, that we can expect to see TIger Woods back within the next month.
It's the close of Moving Day at the 2017 Masters. And here's five things we have learnt today.
Ernie Els had a nighmare moving day round at the Masters, shooting an 83 to end the day at at +14 and in last place.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the final day of the 2017 Masters.
A visitor to a Toronto charity shop had a stroke of good fortune when he stumbled upon an original Masters Green Jacket. And now it is up for auction.
Gary Player has been showing Elise Lobb, the social media sensation who has 195K followers on Instagram, how he keeps fit, even when there is not a gym at hand.
Jason Day finished the first round at 2–over par 74 in a tie for 28th spot, nine shots behind early outright leader Charley Hoffman, so he's got plenty of work to do today. Here's what's in his bag for the Masters.
Day 2 of the Masters is now underway. Here are the full tee times and pairings for today's play.
Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...
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.
Following his fall last night, Dustin Johnson is no longer the clear favourite for The Masters. He's now in a three way tie with Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy at 7/1 with online bookmakers 888sport.
Lee Westwood is once again aiming for Masters glory and Flannels, the luxury fashion retailer, has highlighted its appreciation of high–end clothing by placing a £2 million price tag on the tournament’s famous green jacket.
The current Olympic Gold medallist has had a solid start to his 2017 campaign. Three top 10’s in 7 events sees Justin sit 16th in the FedEx Cup and 14th in the world rankings. Here's what's in his bag for the Masters.
Dustin Johnson is looking for a 4th win in 4 outings. DJ is an obvious favourite for the Green Jacket, if can successfully recover from his fall in time to tee it up on day one. If he does, this is what will be in his bag.
Here are the tee times and pairing for the first two days of the 2017 Masters. And the top groupings.
To celebrate TaylorMade athletes, UK artist Scott McRoy was commissioned to create a set of unique illustrations for 'The Contenders' that are bidding to be crowned champion on Sunday night. Here's his take on the 'Matador,' and what's in his bag for Masters week.
Bubba Watson will be hunting a third Masters title this week and will be adding G/FORE colour and style to Augusta National.
The season’s opening major is almost upon us, and to celebrate TaylorMade athletes, UK artist Scott McRoy was commissioned to create a set of unique illustrations for 'The Contenders' that are bidding to be crowned champion on Sunday night. Here's profile number one - it's Jon Rahm.
Rory McIlroy has signed an estimated $100 million (£80 million) contract extension with Nike.
Tiger Woods has confirmed he will not be playing in The Masters, 20 years since his first major triumph at Augusta National.
To celebrate the season opening major, TaylorMade Golf is launching a Limited Edition Augusta themed tour bag, carry bag, and putter headcover.
Snoop is hosting a party with Tanqueray Gin right down the road from Augusta National Golf Club, and just the night before the Masters kicks off.
When we get an email from Augusta National, we normally sit up and pay a bit of attenton. And as they want to promote what they see as an important and beloved fixture at Augusta National Golf Club, well then we're happy to help.
The BBC has agreed an extension to its deal to broadcast the Masters, so the broadcaster hasn't completely thrown in the towel over its golf coverage.
The 2017 Masters is only a month away and now that the PGA tour is in full swing, we're starting to get a better idea of who the favorites are going to be at Augusta.
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Glencor Golf Holidays, the UK based golf tour operator, has unveiled a new promotion which gives golfers booking a holiday the opportunity to predict who will win the US Masters 2017 and win up to 1000 Euro in spending money.
Putting maestro Dave Stockton has been hard at work with his son Dave Stockton Junior. And what have they been up to? Well, building a lovely artificial putting green emblazoned with the Augusta National logo.
There’s a rumour going round that Stoke Park is on The Trump’s golf shopping list, and it is believed that the King family, who own Stoke Park, have been made aware of Trump's interest.
One of Arnold Palmer's Masters trophies is up for sale by Green Jacket Auctions. And as of Sunday afternoon, the bidding is at $107,181 to be precise.
A 15-year-old schoolboy has missed out on setting a course record at South Moor Golf Club because of a rules mistake.
We all know that council-run golf municipal courses have been in decline in recent years as local authorities have made cuts and sold land, so here’s a good news story for once.
Bryson DeChambeau has revealed that he has nicknames for all of the irons in his bag, which is lovely! Here’s what he calls each of them, and why.
Here are The Masters Day Three Tee Times and pairings. Final group of Spieth and McIlroy. Enjoy!
When Michael Jordan came out of retirement in 1995 he switched from his iconic No 23 Chicago Bulls shirt to No 45. Now Keegan Bradley pays tribute to his hero with his shoes.
Bubba Watson first started wearing the G/Fore golf glove a little while back. First week in wearing the glove, Bubba won wearing the Northern Trust Open. Now his deal has officially kicked in, Bubba will be wearing the G/Fore Gallivanter shoes this week at the Masters.
You've got a three foot putt for par. Six putts later you've made a ten. Bloody hell Ernie, we knew you were having trouble on the greens, but you could have at least concentrated. And you've just cost us two quid. Now we know why you were 250-1.
After what has been a sensational year for Jordan Spieth, it’s now time for a little holiday. So where is he heading?
Golf course designer Ron Garl has created over 250 golf courses around the world and Sapphire National Golf Club is certainly one of his finest.
Troon International has announced the launch of the first ever Troon International Trophy, to be held at the world-renowned Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs from the 22nd – 24th October 2018.
The latest potential change, according to a Golfweek report, will allow club officials to lengthen the par-5 13th hole, which is one of the most famous risk-reward par-5′s in the game, and the last hole in Augusta’s famed Amen Corner.
Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...
GolfPunk's unique Masters Course Guide: Augusta uncovered...
Troon International has announced its latest partnership with Pravets Golf Club in Bulgaria. The 18-hole, par 72 Championship course is regarded as one of the best clubs in the country, nestled amongst the most dramatic landscape.
Yorkshire born Dr Alister MacKenzie is renowned for designing Augusta, but he was also responsible for some other masterpieces. Here are four of our favourites, which just about anyone can play, and one that is virtually impossible to get on.
America’s Kyle Stanley won the Quicken Loans National as he beat Charles Howell III in a playoff, and took home a cheque for $1.3 million for his troubles.
Argentine Andres Romero picked up seven shots in his last ten holes to win the BMW International Open by one shot.
It's day two at the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, and there is now a two–way tie at the top of the leaderboard, whilst Sergio and Henrik are knocking on the door.
At first they thought it was an explosion or a truck colliding with a building, but it turns out the frightening incident that shook Augusta was an earthquake with an epicentre just six miles away from the Masters' home.
Bernd Wiesberger has beaten Tommy Fleetwood in a play–off to win the Shenzhen International on a dramatic final day at Genzon Golf Club.
The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July.
David Duval, Ian Baker-Finch and Rich Beem are amongst the ex-tour players who will miss out at this year's Masters Par-3 contest due to a change in eligibility rules.