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Rare Bobby Jones trophy

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

May 17th, 2017

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.

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.

Bryson DeChambeau on his golf clubs

Bryson DeChambeau on his golf clubs

Oct 20th, 2016

How One Length irons could help your game, straight from the horse's mouth. Because everyone loves hitting a seven iron, right?

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. 

 Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Jul 27th, 2018

The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club

Catherine Zeta Jones's Golf Addiction

Catherine Zeta Jones's Golf Addiction

Jan 30th, 2016

"I make the boys drop trousers if they duff!" Catherine Zeta Jones has spoken of her love for playing golf on the UK's Graham Norton Show and revealed she and husband Michael Douglas have a bet when they play together.

Matt Jones wins Australian Open

Matt Jones wins Australian Open

Nov 29th, 2015

There’s winning from the front, and there’s reversing into a win. It’s safe to say Matt Jones did the latter at the Australian Open. Shooting a two over final round, Jones did just enough to keep Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott at bay.

PGA GolfPunks: Matt Jones

PGA GolfPunks: Matt Jones

Nov 28th, 2015

So who the hell is Matt Jones? Well, he's an Australian golfer, who then moved to the US to attend Arizona State University, which has two famous alumnae who are also playing Whistling Straits today – Phil Mickelson and Paul Casey.

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Oct 19th, 2017

The Chinese government has closed two of the countries top golf courses owned by real estate mogul Wang Jianlin, according to reports from CNN.

New luxury boutique hotel opens

New luxury boutique hotel opens

Apr 26th, 2017

The much anticipated five–star boutique hotel at the Algarve’s multi–award-winning Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort has opened, with rates from just €150 per night. 

GolfPunk goes to Cannes!

GolfPunk goes to Cannes!

Mar 4th, 2017

Cannes is much more than high heels and red carpets as we discover it's golfing hinterland.

What's this alligator doing on the green?

What's this alligator doing on the green?

Feb 16th, 2017

Seeing people running away from a booth at a major industry show is not normally seen as a recommendation of one's work – but that's exactly what it was for golf course animation specialist Harris Kalinka at the recent PGA Show in Orlando.

Norwegian Clubs join WLC

Norwegian Clubs join WLC

Jan 26th, 2017

Two of Norway's most prestigious golf clubs have become the first Scandinavian members to be welcomed into the World of Leading Golf – an association representing many of the planet's top golf clubs and resorts. 

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.

Poults gets PGA recognition

Poults gets PGA recognition

Dec 20th, 2016

Ian Poulter has received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at the annual PGA lunch at Grosvenor House. And it's not before time.

Onyria Palmares Lagos

Onyria Palmares Lagos

Oct 6th, 2016

We have come in search of the work of Robert Trent Jones, and Palmares Onyria is the third and final course we will play on this journey from Lisbon to Lagos.

Quinta da Marinha calls

Quinta da Marinha calls

Sep 29th, 2016

I am flying into Lisbon courtesy of our friends at Monarch Airlines, and have come in search of the work of Robert Trent Jones Senior and Junior. Our first stop on the tour is Quinta da Marinha.

Surfs up at Quinta da Marinha

Surfs up at Quinta da Marinha

Sep 20th, 2016

Five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha, one of Europe's leading golf resorts, is encouraging people to take to the waves with a four-night surfing package.  

Troia Resort makes top 20

Troia Resort makes top 20

Sep 20th, 2016

Troia Resort in Portugal has been rated among the 20 best golf resorts in Continental Europe in an influential new international ranking. And we love the place! 

Three early qualifiers for The Open

Three early qualifiers for The Open

Dec 1st, 2015

Matt Jones not only won the Australian Open at the weekend, but also secured himself a place for the 145th Open Championship, which will be played at Royal Troon in July 2016. Find out who else will also be joining him.

A Quick Livener #5

A Quick Livener #5

Nov 30th, 2015

Everything from scaling tall buildings in Dubai to Marmite on toast... It's Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse: What's made us go 'yippee!!' and what made us go 'fiddlededee' this week... 

Australian Open Round Three

Australian Open Round Three

Nov 28th, 2015

Local boy Matt Jones continued his impressive form in Sydney at the Emirates Australian Open. Jones has now shot 67, 68, 68 and leads World Number One Jordan Spieth by three shots after Spieth shot a third round 67.

Amanera resort opens

Amanera resort opens

Nov 24th, 2015

Dolphin Capital have just announced the opening of its latest project, the Amanera resort, to include the fully renovated Playa Grande Golf Course and the latest Aman hotel, Amanera.

US PGA Championship First Round Highlight Reel

US PGA Championship First Round Highlight Reel

Aug 14th, 2015

There were some cracking shots hit in the first round of the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Rory's water save was incredible, while how did that approach from Phil Mickelson not go in the hole?

Video: US PGA Championship Second Round Recap

Video: US PGA Championship Second Round Recap

Aug 14th, 2015

It was what Jim Ross would call a "slobber knocker" of a day at Whistling Straights as birdies were banged in left, right and centre. It was a battle royal for the top spot, fought for ferociously, with the lead changing from one moment to the next.

Quicken Loans National

Quicken Loans National

Jul 31st, 2015

Tiger finishes the first round 3-under and five behind the leaders in the low scoring conditions in Virginia. Andy Sullivan is top Brit at 6-under.

Fantasy Golf League

Fantasy Golf League

Jul 28th, 2015

Congratulations to our monthly winners for July. Mark Darby, our overall winner, gets a Golf Buddy GPS watch. The prize of 24 Vice golf balls goes to Mark Darby. Congrats guys. NOW... Here's the first of August's Challenges. Same prizes apply. Click Here To Sign Up It's Free!