Mar 3rd, 2017
Numbers 30-26 in our Top 50 GolfPunks Of All Time 'Hall Of Fame'...
Numbers 30-26 in our Top 50 GolfPunks Of All Time 'Hall Of Fame'...
What a Sunday for Lee Westwood who shot a majestic 64 (-8) to win the Nedbank Challenge, his first victory on the European Tour for four years. To celebrate we briing you a GolfPunk Classic
Here it is, the much anticipated Day In The Life of Nebraska niblick manipulator Ashley Lonergan!!!
It's Q School time at Lumine in the Costa Daurada. And here's how the course has been set up.
This is uncanny. Jack Bartlett's golf impersonations are just brilliant. Check these two dudes out and see how long it takes you to figure out which golfer it is....
Golfers seeking a last-minute break before Christmas can enjoy exceptional value at Portugal's exclusive Quinta do Lago resort over the next month, with discounts of 10 per cent available on three, five and seven-night packages.
Spain's La Manga Club celebrated its past and present after enjoying a memorable night of success at the 2018 World Golf Awards, which included being named ‘Europe's Best Golf Venue' for the second year in a row.
We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.
I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.
Q School may be a tough experience, and will be staged this year at the Costa Daurada’s Lumine, but it is hard enough to get there in the first place, especially if you fall foul of Rule 13-2.
Carrossa is ready to build on its flying start after exceeding expectations in its first year of business.
Check this out. Troy Mullins only started playing golf when she was 21... And she's already much better than 99% of us! And she bombs it. Boy, does she bomb it...
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Golf depends on the weather. The winter months bring on the “Shall I, shan’t I” feeling. It’s rarely too hot to play a round but in the winter months, the wind, rain and snow can put us off playing. The expression “fair weather golfer” has become a little derisory; c’mon, a bit of wind and rain won’t hurt you! But, ice and snow… hmmm.
Lamkin Corporation has congratulated brand ambassador Justin Rose on his win at the Turkish Airlines Open and his return to the top of the Official Golf World Rankings.
The furor around Doris Chen's DQ from LPGA qualifying at the weekend has taken a new twist with Chen's caddie Alex Valer claiming his player deliberately tried to cover up the incident.
There have probably only been four truly dominant players in the modern game, and we have been waiting to see who the next one will be ever since Tiger Woods.
As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community will soon play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines by staging the conclusion to European Tour Qualifying School for the second consecutive time, from November 10-15.
DVO is Las Colinas's official ambassador. She is also a big Alan Partridge fan so we've given over the picture captions to Alan. Lovely stuff...
One of Vietnam’s fastest growing beach resorts now has a brand-name golf course to support the area’s lofty tourism ambitions.
Doris Chen's mother gets her disqualified from LPGA qualifying after kicking her daughter's errant drive bak into play.
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
It’s day three of my stay at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Turkey. And the club is throwing it all at us. It's BBQ Central time.
The Golf Nurse Will See You Now: This won't hurt a bit she says, as Carly Booth shows us how to aproach an elevated pin.
Putting Masterclass with GolfPunk's Sultan Of Swing: Top 100 Golf Instructor Jeff Ritter gives us the lowdown on how to get the perfect set up and execution for your putting stroke: It's birdie time!!
Swooping falcons, urinating turtles, Tri-pod the alligator, waddling ducks, and frisky iguanas: It's all in a day's work for the tour pro...
How One Length irons could help your game, straight from the horse's mouth. Because everyone loves hitting a seven iron, right?
The 2019 range of premium hand-crafted Bettinardi putters has been designed and developed with the help of its high-profile Tour players, including Open Champion and Ryder Cup hero Francesco Molinari.
For the majority of most professional golfers on tour, the big occasion has the potential to send the weaker characters into meltdown.
It's tight at the top in Turkey. Rosey may be top of the leaderboard but only by one from Tom Lewis after the Emglishman fired a dazzling 63. There is also a return to form with Danny Willet in contention after a 65. All the best action here...
I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.
The Golf Scientist turned comedian at The Shriners this week when he greeted Rickie Fowler, by being Rickie Fowler...
@King_geoffery on Instagram has one of the worst swings we have ever come across. In his honour here are ten of the worst golf swings you will ever see...
1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!
There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.
It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.
While DJ was mixing in China at the WGC, Paulina made a welcome return to Instagram.
Xander Schauffele got some redemption as he won the WGC in Shanghai. Schauffele was somewhat overlooked when Captains picks were being dished out for the USA Ryder Cup team in September.
Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
Brrrrr, gettting a bit parky out... Time to invest in a lovely new golf jacket to keep you warm as toast on the links. Here are GolfPunk's Selects for Autumn/Winter 2018...
Sun Mountain is introducing a brand-new flagship waterproof stand bag as part of its comprehensive range for the 2019 season.
When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.
When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...
The winning run came to an end last weekend with Sergio Garcia winning in Spain and Brooks Koepka in South Korea, both were favs so not on my radar for betting purposes! But we did get Ashley Chester placed at 74/1 in Andalucía and Gary Woodland 2nd at 40/1.
A woman has died after her car crashed into a wall at the entrance to Donald Trump’s Aberdeen golf course.
It's been quite a week for original Swingin Siren Jan Stephenson. First, it was announced that she is finally going to be inducted into Golf's Hall Of Fame, And now it emerges she is to be immortalised in a movie about her life. Played by none other than fellow Australian Margo Robbie.
The Logroño-La Rioja region in Spain was voted Undiscovered Destination of the Year at the prestigious International Golf Travel Market awards held this year in Slovenia. Here's our take on this amazing destination.
Unfortunately for golf fans, there are only four major championships each year and they all bundle into spring and summer. The 2018 US Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and US PGA are all in the books with Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, and Francesco Molinari emerging victorious – Koepka claiming the US Open and PGA Championship.
A jury has found Dustin Johnson’s former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, guilty of embezzling $26 million from his real estate company.
GolfPunk heads off to the eastern Algarve to experience all-inclusive luxury at the Robinson Quinta da Ria resort, and why you should follow in our footsteps.
With a focus on a softer feel and lively response through multi-layer face technology, and a newly designed adjustable-length shaft, PING have introduced the Sigma 2 putter series.
Bettinardi Golf, the specialist milled putter manufacturer based in Chicago, has enjoyed its best ever season with standout victories on both the PGA and European Tours.
COBRA® Golf has unveiled a new line of players irons designed in tandem with PGA TOUR icon Rickie Fowler. The new KING Forged CB/MB progressive iron set utilizes the same sleek design and tour-proven technologies that Fowler trusts to deliver buttery soft feel and unrivaled precision.
A new scheme from Europe's largest golf club rental business has already secured its first ‘partner' … just days after its official launch.
A 4-week winning streak doesn't come easy. Nick Fleming studies the form, the course, previous year performers, the conditions, everything. If you fancy a flutter, you've come to the right place...
Sometimes it's just the simple things that make you laugh...
We love Blair O'Neal here at GolfPunk. And we realised we hadn't written about her for a while. So here it is, A Day In The Unreasonably Busy Life Of Blair O'Neal...
Eddie Pepperell was going along ok at Walton Heath in his bid to protect a lead going into the final day. He was still ahead, but only just. hen his mum gave him a present on the 10th tee...
Charley Hull still awaits her debut LPGA win after finishing second at the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea, three shots behind home favourite Chun In-gee.
The three winners of Bridgestone’s Chase Your Dream Trophy are reminiscing on the round of a lifetime with Ryder Cup hero Thorbjørn Olesen at the Sky Sports British Masters.
Following Spanish success in the Ryder Cup, with Sergio Garcia becoming the highest points scorer in the event’s history and fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm taking down Tiger Woods in the singles, the limelight returns to one of Europe’s fastest growing golf destinations, Costa Daurada, as it greets golfers eager to exploit its October sunshine.
Call the Golf Scientist! This defgies logic... Eddie Pepperell, British Masters... Hole 7, par 3... Then this happens... bonkers...
Galvin Green, Official Supplier of Weatherwear to the victorious European Team in Paris, enjoyed a record Ryder Cup of its own with sales of the exclusive Team and Trophy garments far exceeding the sales seen at Gleneagles four years ago.
Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.
Bettinardi Golf has taken custom putter fitting to the next level as the form of brand ambassador and Ryder Cup record holder, Francesco Molinari has demonstrated over the past five months.
A reliable jacket – for golf or otherwise – is hard to find. Luckily, adidas has a new option. adidas Golf recently announced the Go-To Adapt Jacket, the wear-anytime, layering piece that is designed to specifically be your “go-to” when you need it most.
In Brooks Koepka's Dunhill Links press conference, he told media that he is "heartbroken" over the incident that led to a spectator losing the sight in her right eye.
The woman who was struck by a Brooks Koepka tee shot at the Ryder Cup says she has lost sight in her right eye and is considering legal action, AFP reports.
Padraig for 2020 Captain, yay!!! That's what Rory is calling for. And why not? Three-time major winner (including two USPGAs) Padraig would be a great choice to take the lads out to Whistling Straits.
How do you make a pig's breakfast out of a silver service banquet? Be an American Ryder Cup player. As the claims and counterclaims of mismanagement, disharmony and basic lack of preparation abound, Tony Finau has hit back at Patrick Reed.
Strewth, lads, can't we all just learn to get along?!!! Now it turns out Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka had to be pulled apart after an altercation on Sunday night...
It's no secret that golf and gambling represent two of the finest and currently most popular leisure activities on the planet. With this in mind, it makes sense that there are a growing number of top golf courses attached to casino resorts.
10-6. It's all over. Isn't it? Remember Brookline? Remember Medinah? Yeah, us too. Anything can happen on Singles day. And here are the match ups...
We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen?
For those of us at the crack of early to see the first knockings in Paris, we were in for a bit of a jolt. European-wise, that is
Quinta do Lago has further strengthened its world-renowned reputation by climbing to an impressive fifth place in Golf World’s ‘Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe 2018’ rankings.
Well, that escalated quickly... Europe have routed Team USA in the Friday afternoon foursomes, and pulled the contest back to 5-3 in a riveting session of golf.
Fancy a flutter on the Ryder Cup? Check out Fleming's Golf Tips right here and get your money on the right horses at the courses...
Ok, settle down... here they are, the Friday morning 4-balls!
Trouble in your golf sand pit? Never fear, Paige Spiranac is here with an ace tip to get up and down every time...
This is quite excruciating to watch... Tiger views a tirade of naysayers writing him off over the last couple of years. and HAAAAAHH!! You losers know nothing. This is Tiger. He's back and you can all do one!
Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.
Golf Channel presenter Alex O'Laughlin works hard for a living. But she knows how to have a good time while doing it. So here we are, A Day In The Life or is it A Life In The Day?... anyway, here it is...
PING has revealed details of its new 2018 Autumn/Winter performance apparel range, launching the brand’s most technologically advanced men’s and ladies’ collections to date.
The Algarve has underlined its reputation as the leading European destination for golf travellers with a perfect 10 in Golf World’s newly-released Top 100 European Golf Resorts list.
Celia Barquín (22), European Ladies' Amateur champion and leading student-athlete at Iowa State University, has been found murdered at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames. A man, Colin Daniel Richards (also 22), has been charged with murder.
Watch as club golfer aces his way to a cool million dollars!
From military service to PGA Tour... that's a hell of a comeback.
Ohhh no... Amy Olson's double at the last hands Angela Stanford the title...
The home of one of Europe’s greatest Ryder Cup moments, the award-winning Belfry hotel and spa is set to welcome back a true golfing icon to its course next month. Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, will grace the iconic Brabazon Course once again on 24 September.
David Ginola will be the MC for the opening ceremony for the Ryder Cup.
The first half of 2018 saw Costa Daurada again increase the number of green fees sold in the region to 63,000; five-times those sold over the same period of 2013.
Brooks Koepka will make his return to the European Tour next month as the three-times Major winner is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Here’s a great piece from our good friends over at Leadingcourses.com on the top 10 Royal courses in the UK and Ireland. Enjoy!
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.
Thank the Lord, golf is getting a bit of an overhaul in an attempt to make it not look so ominous to would-be players, plus make our own lives on the links easier.
The woman believed to be at the centre of the apparent split between Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky is California socialite and golfer Yassie Safai
Dustin Johnson makes Twitter statement amid speculation about his and Paulina Gretzky's relationship.