Sep 24th, 2018
It's a Ryder Cup captain’s most important job. These trends from the last 20 years reveal how Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk should pick their pairings in Paris.
It's a Ryder Cup captain’s most important job. These trends from the last 20 years reveal how Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk should pick their pairings in Paris.
Champion Hills is an upscale residential community and home to Champion Hills Golf Club; a year-round facility nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
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...
Emotions run high in the Ryder Cup, especially when it's close. And it usually is... Here are the Top 10 Most Emotional Moments Ever...
A UK Chief Constable has been cleared in a case that reveals as much about his golfing character as his integrity.
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.
Tiger Woods made an eagle putt from over 27 feet on the par-5 18th hole for a 5-under 65 and a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler in the Tour Championship. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
Congratulations to Mrs Chris Evans, nee Natasha Shishmanian, who was the original GolfPunk Golf Nurse, as she had given birth to twins - a boy and a girl.
Pacific Links International (PLI), the world’s premier golf network, has announced a partnership with one of the UK’s best-loved golf clubs; London Golf Club.
An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.
Carrossa has unveiled a glittering array of autumn packages to suit every holiday need, as Mallorca’s newest luxury hotel celebrates a hugely successful couple of months with tailor-made stays for golfers.
Justin Galloway achieved golf’s magic number 59 as he clinched an all-expenses trip to Spain and a place in the grand final of A Taste of Costa Brava.
American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Two of Scotland’s leading links courses will host a prestigious Pro-Am tournament next year in honour of Donald Ross, one of golf’s most acclaimed architects.
One week to go to the Ryder Cup, it should be a thriller!! This week the Portugal Masters and last round of fed ex play off the tour championship
Rory will be pleased. The venue where he won his first major is to host the 2036 Ryder Cup. Actually, he'll be 47 then... Anyway, as I was saying the 2036 Ryder Cup will be held at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, the PGA of America has announced.
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.
Building off the success of the original F-MAX irons which debuted in 2017, the 2018 F-MAX men’s and women’s Superlite irons and combo sets feature incredibly light-weight technologies and designs that provide more club speed, distance and easier launch than ever before.
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...
Ouch. Pushing for a playoff, Chris Wood three-putted the final green to finish second by a shot, leaving China's Wu Ashan to take his third European Tour title.
Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.
Lexi Thompson crashed out of the Evian Championship on Friday, after making a complete mess of a chip on the 18th, when her ball hardly moved at all.
The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.
One of France’s leading golf administrator has totally dismissed the idea that the 2018 Ryder Cup will have any positive effect on his country whatsoever.
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.
We love innovation and new thinking in golf, and here’s a great story on a new company that is trying to push the envelope. Introducing =Range Ball =.
As Scotland marks one year to go until the Solheim Cup, the prestigious event could be a catalyst for a growth in the female golfer visitor market, says VisitScotland.
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.
Phil Mickelson has posted a video of himself on Twitter showing him taking sniper training – and it’s all to do with the Ryder Cup.
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’.
Callaway today announces the signing of talented young English golfer Matthew Jordan.
Tadd Fujikawa has come out as gay in a post on his Instagram account. Hawaii-born Fujikawa (27) who is a Japanese-American golfer 27 made the announcement on World Suicide Prevention Day.
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
From holing a remarkable and somewhat historic ten-foot putt at the 2002 Ryder Cup, to captaining Europe to victory in the tournament in 2014, it is fair to say that iconic Irish golfer, Paul McGinley has made his mark on the sport. Now, the star who has won four times on the European Tour, is set to take part in this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters which takes place between 4–7 October at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.
Callaway today announced the new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedge, setting the standard for wedge performance by combining innovation technologies with premium components. It's the finest collaboration yet between industry wedge legend Roger Cleveland and Callaway R&D, with heavy influence from Tour Players.
You won't believe some of the things you find on golf courses around the world...
10 caddies earned more than $700,000 on the PGA Tour last year. And whoever is on the bag of the FedEXCup winner will walk away with a cheque for over $1,000,000.00. But who are the greatest caddies of all time?
Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: VEND) has announced that its flagship subsidiary, Reis & Irvy’s, has signed a deal with Phil Mickelson.
Justin Rose has just become World No1. But can you name the other four British golfers to have achieved the same status?
Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.
This is a great story from the Action Network, on Paul Casey’s favourite betting story.
Shot Scope Technologies are releasing a variety of new interactive social features to both their web dashboard and apps, giving golfers a truly immersive way to track their golfing journey.
European Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood took themselves for a drive at the washed out BMW Championship, and put a call into their Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn…..
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston had a go in a horn blowing competition during last week’s European Masters in Switzerland.
Mallorca’s reputation as a golfing destination has been growing year on year, with courses such as Son Gual leading the way. But the island has also started to build a reputation as a serious cycling destination.
As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Jim Furyk has confirmed the last of his four captain’s picks, and it's going to be Tony Finau.
Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen had to play the first round with rental clubs after her luggage went missing on a flight from Amsterdam. Worse still, she had to borrow a pair of Camilla Lennarth's contact lenses!
Paige Spiranac has partnered up with Myrtle Beach to offer you the chance to win a stay and play (with Paige) prize. Check out Paige's Instagram post here.
Xander Schauffele leads the BMW Championship in Philadelphia on -13 under after shooting a six-under 64. He's certainly giving Jim Furyk something to think about...
As the only venue in the world to have hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions, The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup, taking place at Le Golf National in Paris from 28th – 30th September 2018.
When two of your teams are ranked among the top three in the country, you must be doing something right. So what is the secret of Crown Golf’s recent success as regards junior golf at national level?
Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.
JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?
Golfers have rarely been keen to discuss their political opinions. And – given the fact that the only golfers' opinions we'd care to know are all loaded and most likely vote accordingly – it's probably just as well.
Now we're talking. Drones that deliver you beer direct to wherever you are on the golf course. What a world we live in...
It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.
Cue drum solo and celebratory trumpets... and Thomas Bjorn's Team Europe Captain's wild-card picks for the 2018 Ryder Cup are...
Pete Cowan is coach to both Brooks Koepka and Henrik Stenson. So he knows a thing or two about what the Ryder Cup will have in store...
Time to stop hitting the cross bar, I am going for value this week more than ever as the top players are under performing??? It looks like Horschel started last week when he withdrew due to Sinusitis !!
FootJoy has launched its Autumn/Winter 2018 Performance Golf Apparel Collection as Britain’s Summer heatwave cools off.
Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.
Market-leading Clubs to Hire has seen its bookings through partner agent Your Golf Travel (YGT) grow by more than 400 per cent, year on year, during 2018.
As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates back to back FedEx Cup wins, 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.
Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have unveiled several additions to their popular ECCOBIOM® HYBRID 3 family, with the GORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of new Autumn/Winter 2018 colour combinations.
OMG.... Here we go. Who did Jim Furyk pick as his first three out of four Captain's picks? Tiger? DeChambeau? Mickelson? A surprise???...
Innovative fashion brand Duca del Cosma has created two pairs of golf shoes to celebrate the brand’s first involvement in a European Tour event at the KLM Open this month.
Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.
Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.
Leading luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar has quickly become the standard bearer in golf lifestyle clothing and accessories for discerning and stylish individuals who demand the very best in fit and performance, both on and off the golf course. This is evident in the company’s new Fall 2018 Collection.
The Ryder Cup. It's back on September 28th. The anticipation is building. It promises to be one of the most exciting for years. But who's going to make the teams? And who's going to win?
Prince’s Golf Club has opened its completely revamped short-game area to further enhance the world-class facilities on offer at the club.
Close but no cigar last week with Tony Finau 59/1 coming 2nd and Adam Scott 5th at 54/1. It's the Dell Technologies in the USA, the second of the FedEx playoff events. We will just concentrate on USA.
With the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris just a month away, leading luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is giving one lucky person the chance to win a complete Ryder Cup outfit, including polo shirt, mid-layer, belt and trousers in the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris.
COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Bryson DeChambeau wins for the second time this season, capturing a Win at The Northern Trust, the first of the FedExCup Playoff Events, catapulting him to the Number 1 position in the FedExCup Rankings.
Padraig Harrington invited GolfPunk to go All Back To His with him where he treated us to a trick shot spectacular, showed us his man cave, took us on at pool & table tennis and let us hoist the Wanamaker Trophy and Claret Jugs!!!!
Just when it looked like Coul Links had got the all clear, there has been a very significant development in this ongoing tale.
Life can be hard on the Web.com Tour. You know you shouldn't really be there at all. You know you're better than this. So when you're aiming for one of the 25 Web.com Tour spots available to get you back where you belong, emotions run high.
After two rounds of play at The Northern Trust, Brooks Koepka and Jamie Lovemark are tied for the lead at 10 under par. Here are the top-10 win probabilities according to the PGA Tour's predictive model...
It's on. Tiger v Phil. Winner-takes-all $9m (£7m) exhibition match in Las Vegas over 18 holes at Shadow Creek GC.
A 45-year-old woman from Hilton Head Island was attacked and killed by an alligator on a golf community after it had tried to maul her dog.
Henrick Stenson and Sergio Garcia may both be major champions, but both are going to have to rely on wildcard picks from Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn if they are going to make it to Le Golf National this September.
What's the worst thing you could do to put a man off his putting stroke? Bite one of his fingers off. Which just happened during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.
Having sympathy for a fellow tour pro when he's come up short is one thing. Dropping the 'f'-bomb live on TV is probably not quite the same...
Defending champion Lexi Thompson had another brush with the rules while making an impressive 64 and a significant move up the leaderboard in round three of the Indy Women in Tech Championship.
When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.
How do you deal with a tipsy heckler giving your player a hard time during an important golf tournament? Point him out to an official? Threaten him with a short sharp trip to wedge town? Tiger's caddie Joe LaCava chose a different route...
With the Ryder Cup looming, Callaway have (re)launched the Chrome Soft Truvis golf balls in patriotic styles...
The last round has been completed and the final ball has been putted. Marking the end of the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. In what was once again an incredibly successful week, Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire played host to the four-day event that saw Challenge Tour star, Steven Tiley crowned champion.
SRIXON® has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.
Whatever happened to all the talk of 'The Big 4/5/6'? Two words. Tiger Woods. Actually, four words: Tiger Woods & Brooks Koepka.
Thorbjorn Olesen has got back his missing clubs just in time to try to and win his way to a Ryder Cup debut in the Nordea Masters.
The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.
This month, the coastal town of Cambrils, which encapsulates beauty and elegance in its scintillating golden beaches, mountainous terrain and stunning golf courses, hosted its 44th International Music Festival.