Aug 30th, 2016
Callaway go back to the future with the new Big Bertha Fusion, a driver designed to be a fairway splitting machine!!!
Callaway go back to the future with the new Big Bertha Fusion, a driver designed to be a fairway splitting machine!!!
We don't know about you, but we want to hit the ball further. From watching Jason, Dustin and Rory rip it off the tee, to seeing Lucas Dornan drive it 380 yards on the regular, distance matters. Here's a round up of 2017's best drivers.
Big Bertha is one of the most iconic names in golf equipment, designed to push the boundaries of innovation and performance, and today Callaway has announced the latest addition to the Big Bertha Family, the new Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids featuring ground-breaking technologies to deliver faster ball speed and easy launch.
Hot on the heels of being named as #1 bag brand in Germany by Golf Datatech, BIG MAX has finalised its line of award winning AQUA and DRI LITE golf bags for 2018.
With the latest generation of its ‘Game Changing’ Fold Flat technology, BIG MAX has secured its third successive win in the Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for Best Push Cart.
They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, so innovators like BIG MAX have to keep moving to stay ahead of the game. With its 4th generation of Fold Flat technology, BIG MAX has done just that, literally flattening the competition with the new BLADE IP.
The award winning Golf bag range from BIG MAX is expanding for 2018 with new additions that build on the success of the company’s AQUA technology as well as a unique innovation that creates a new category of golf bag.
Our friends over at Big Max are feeling more than a but chuffed withh themselves, and rightly so, as their rental carts have been selected by US Open venue Chambers Bay no less.
BIG MAX is bringing three new golf bags to market this summer – Dri Lite PRIME, Dri Lite G and Dri Lite 7. All three feature BIG MAX DRI LITE technology, providing high levels of waterproofing along with plenty of practical features, all at a fantastic price point.
The AQUA golf bag range from BIG MAX is set to expand for another season as the brand adds two innovative new designs to the award–winning series.
Callaway has launched Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods, which incorporate Callaway’s revolutionary and proprietary triaxial carbon composite material to enhance forgiveness, power and accuracy.
Stoneham Barns Golf in Essex is actively promoting Big HOLE Golf, which was developed by Murray Blair in Australia. So what's it about, and will it catch on?
With the FedEx kicking off, adidas has released a limited-edition shoe it is nicknaming ‘The Big Check’, or as we say in Blighty – ‘The Big Cheque.’
Golf young guns Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day have been pivotal in drawing a wide audience, but the sport is missing the 'Tiger' factor when it comes to 'fringe fans', says a leading golf executive. But is he missing the point?
BIG MAX is set to introduce its latest model for 2016, the innovative Autofold FF. So if you are looking for a trolley for the new season check this out. It really is as compact as you like.
The stats don't lie. They are 1, 2 and 3 in the world rankings. They are all in their 20s. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are golf's new Big 3 and set to dominate the game for years..
We love our fairway woods to look simple. We don’t want any distractions at address, nor features we deem unnecessary. We want a serious golf club for getting the job done, good from the fairway and strong off the tee. This new Callaway could easily be our next three wood.
So we told you Kiradech Aphibarnrat won with a new Callaway prototype driver. Well, this is the beast in question – an all new Great Big Bertha. Callaway claim it represents the next frontier in driver design, and it’s built to get the most distance for everyone.
The Great Big Bertha might be the best driver for most players, but if you’re already a long hitter, the new Big Bertha Alpha 816 Double Black Diamond Driver (now that’s a mouthful– Ed) could be the driver for you. With it's classic looks, and centre of gravity optimisation this is a driver that can unlock extra yards.
It’s like the guys at Odyssey have designed a putter just for me with the new Odyssey Works Big T V–Line.
We all love smashing it off the tee. Who doesn’t want to think they can hit is as far as Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson? The reality is a bit different though...
The Big Bertha Alpha 815 is literally the Alpha of Callaway's pack this year.
It's been a hell of a do for 2018 in golf. But it hasn't all been roses. In celebration of Thanksgiving Day, here are GolfPunk's Top 9 Golf Turkeys of the year...
We've already dropped our bacon sandwiches after seeing him do his Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley impersonations. Now it''s the turn of Big Phil. And it's genius...
A member of a Wakefield golf club has won one of UK golf's biggest competitions at the prestigious Castle Stuart, in the Scottish Highlands - with leading men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK benefiting from the proceeds.
For the majority of most professional golfers on tour, the big occasion has the potential to send the weaker characters into meltdown.
With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .
Quinta do Peru was the biggest Portuguese winner after the highly regarded layout jumped an impressive six places to 13th spot in the Leading Courses Top 25 Courses rankings – twice as much as the next best climber.
It didn’t get the same level of criticism as the 2004 event at Shinnecock Hills, but the 2018 US Open was by all objective measure pretty crazy.
Well, that was exhausting. And I wasn't even playing. At times it was hard to watch. At other times it made you want to pull your eye lids off.
A prestigious Pro-Am tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses has sold out four months before it tees off.
The R&A won't like this, but Rory McIlroy has gone on the record to state that he believes that the Masters has now overtaken the other major championships as "the biggest golf tournament in the world".
Top-quality second-owner golf clubs are flying off the shelves at Clubs to Buy - a new retail venture from the market-leading club rental agency Clubs to Hire.
Grip Master, the number one leather grip brand on every major golfing tour worldwide, has joined forces with Brand Fusion International to distribute club and putter grips made from the finest Cabretta, Cowhide and Kangaroo leather on the market.
It's going to be easier to understand and faster to play. But... you're still going to have to play from divots in the fairway... Get ready for golf 2019...
Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating yet again after the premier Mallorcan course was named Spain’s 16th best in the well-respected Top 100 Golf Courses’ Spanish rankings.
The greenkeeping team at Wentworth Golf Club in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 with the BIGGA Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor.
Sun Mountain is introducing a number of eye-catching designs as part of its biggest ever launch of premium golf bags for the 2018 season.
QHotels, which owns ten leading golf resorts in England and Scotland, has been bought in a deal worth £525 million.
Workers from the construction industry swapped their hard hats for golf caps on Thursday as they took part in an innovative competition at Kent-based European Tour Destination, London Golf Club.
A 14-year-old Stafford golf sensation has beaten thousands of amateur players across England to win the Bridgestone Tyres Chase Your Dream Trophy, with a round alongside a European Tour star now lying in wait.
A mysterious big cat has been spotted stalking the fairways at a Huddersfield Golf Club. It's no Tiger for sure, but it could well be a Black Panther.
Motocaddy has expanded its popular push trolley range with the introduction of three new models incorporating innovative design and standout features to create the brand’s biggest–ever push trolley offering.
BIG MAX is adding to its award winning range with the launch of a new electric model – Terrain. The three wheel trolley is designed to give you complete control on even the toughest tracks, making life on course that little bit easier and leaving you free to concentrate on your game.
Ernie Els was in the Sky Cricket commentary box on day two on the first Test between England and South Africa at Lord's, and this was his frank assessment of his good friend and ex–England cricketer Kevin Pieterson's golf.
It’s a big week for the European Tour as the new Rolex Series kicks off at Wentworth tomorrow.
Jon Rahm has a new biggest fan, although the fan in question is just a toddler. But he fully appreciated the significance of Rahm's amazing putt on the 18th at the Farmers to secure his maiden PGA Tour win.
Italy Golf & More, the first pan–Italian international promotional project for golf, is ready to hit the ground running in 2017 as it builds on momentum which saw Italy establish itself as one of Europe’s top golf destinations.
Callaway have gone launch crazy today. From now on the 4th of January will be simply known as Jailbreak day. Here's their new GBB Epic Sub Zero, the more forgiving item...
Matthew Fitzpatrick birdied the last hole to beat compatriot Tyrrell Hatton by one shot to win the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Sunday. While in Australia, Jordan Spieth gets his year off to a corker...
European Tour winners Álvaro Quirós and Edoardo Molinari are among the big names heading to PGA Catalunya Resort this November to battle it out for playing privileges on the 2017 Race to Dubai.
Two of the big beasts in the golf retail space are set to enter a bidding war for the right to purchase the bankrupt Golfsmith.
The most forgiving, longest hitting Callaway irons ever.
37 of the U.K.’s biggest hitters are getting ready for the final of the American Golf Long Drive Championships on Friday August 19th at High Legh Golf Club, Cheshire.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is complaining that his potbelly is getting in the way of his golf swing.
BIG MAX is set to introduce the Navigator Quad Gyro to its electric trolley range.
Mallorca's golf clubs are taking the opportunity to capitalise on the island's increasing popularity with the announcement of more than €2m worth of investment in their courses.
Weekend wrap up: European Ryder Cup stars Rory & Sergio in great form. Watch Sergio's breath taking sudden death play off win here.
Last night was massive for PXG, as James Hahn got the brand its first professional win. Hahn had missed his last 8 cuts, but came though a play off to take the title at Quail Hollow. He relied on 11 PXG clubs to get the job done.
Private members clubs could be getting a big hand out from HMRC as they will be paying back VAT on green fees.
Paul McGinley was happy to quote a piece he had written in support of the Olympics on hearing the news that Louis Oosthuizen had joined Adam Scott’s boycott of the Olympics.
Charley Hull is ready for the big time, as she talks in anticipation of the Ricoh Womens British Open.
The Welsh Government has agreed to form a joint venture partnership with Wesley Clover, the parent company of Celtic Manor Resort, to construct an international convention centre on the grounds of the resort in Newport.
Darren Clarke has been chilling out in Florida and doing a bit of fishing. We know that a lot of golfers also like their fishing, and specifically fishing for Bonefish. And this one is a corker. 38lb’s – it’s a monster. But is he winding us all up?
Padraig Harrington's elder brother was one of the winners at the grand final of the 2015 Morocco Matchplay. Clearly he's another chip off the same block for sure.
Golf’s love affair in Japan seems to be over, as golf courses there are closing at the rate of one a week. Efforts by the industry to deflect the “2015 problem” — the recognition by Japan’s baby boomers that golf is too expensive and time-consuming to play regularly — have failed.
Irish eyes were smiling on a thrilling final day of action at the Bridgestone International, and after several twists and turns a surprising winner came out on top. With over night leaders Jim Furyk and Justin Rose struggling to final round 72’s, it was left to Ireland's Shane Lowry to pick up the victory, with a final round of 66 at Firestone Country Club South.
Given the length and par combination, it doesn’t take much of a genius to work out there are some long par 4’s round the South Course at Firestone, and length off the tee is certainly important. That said, when scrolling through the database, the archives actually point to more of a rounded stats player as well as the good old “bomber” type.
60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…
As we reflect on one of the hottest summers in living memory, with average rainfall at the other end of the spectrum, the fact that it was snowing in May is a distant memory.
Now that Tiger has been sidelined for the rest of the season, at best, he's going to need something to occupy his time. And it looks like it is going to be golf course design which is going to be his new focus.
ZOOM gloves, the latest innovation from the same company that designs BIG MAX bags and trolleys, have announced that they will be bringing a glove to the game that fits every hand perfectly.
This is the new essential club for your golf bag, and it's called the –wait for it – 'Big Beertha.'
Callaway has today unveiled its 2017 Footwear Collection, which blends performance–enhancing design features with a host of innovative styles and striking colours for men and women.
Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
A spectacular dawn image of a greenkeeper preparing his course at a modest North Wales golf club has claimed first prize in the annual BIGGA Photographic Competition.
There was a big fuss about Darren Clarke’s secret weapon, which was meant to be big data. But what did that really contribute to Team Europe? We’re just not sure now, and think that judgment is altogether more important.
Lauren Olaya is a professional golfer, a former Big Break Contestant. A TV presenter. And now a fashion designer. And she is your latest Swingin' Siren.
Lee Westwood lets rip on everything he feels is holding the game back.
Norwood Park Golf Centre in Nottinghamshire has become the latest golf club to use giant hole cups to attract juniors and beginners to the game.
British Inclusive Golf (BIG) have taken on European Tour professional Chris Hanson as their Ambassador. BIG work with various disability groups in the North East and North West of the UK.
Topgolf are gearing up to launch their showcase venue on The Strip in Las Vegas. And they are recruiting 850 people! They've clearly got big plans, and we are loving what they are doing. And the scale of their ambition. Here's what they are up to.
Rickie Fowler has been making an impact this week with his new high-top spikes and training pants outfit, but he is acutely conscious that 2016 is going to be every bit as an important year as 2015, which was his break-through year.
Everyone wants to hit the ball further. It’s a given. Tell everyone from the best players in the world to the weekend warrior that a new driver can gain them ten yards, and they will want to try your driver.
Half the guys and girls at GolfPunk think Jordan Spieth is really boring – he never says anything interesting. The other half can't believe this, they think he's the dog's whatchamecallits, the second coming, a bit of Alright! Who's right? Gorgeous George goes deep to find out how a goofy kid became the World's Number 1 golfer, and finds out a load of stuff we didn't know...
Anyone who watched The Barclays will realise Jason Day is playing golf on a different planet to everyone else at the moment. He is absolutely munching his TaylorMade R15 460 driver off the tee, while his Spider proto putter was holing putts for fun, with a 29ft, and 33ft putts made in his final round.
This is mental! The world's longest (usable) golf club.
It’s easy to spend a small fortune on a pair of golf sunglasses, but Sunwise would argue you don’t need to.
These Works putters feature their most successful face insert, the butter soft White Hot, with the Fusion RX layer over the top.