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'...
Jeff Ritter is quite good at this golf instruction lark. He he has a simple tip to stop you hitting your chips fat.
So near to a 99/1 winner last week with Van Rooyen and Bjork 94/1, who both got to the joint lead in the final round only to lose to a determined Levy who is trying to get in Ryder cup squad!! This week we will give the New Orleans event a miss as its pairs and I am fairly sure not taken too seriously?? So we concentrate on the China Open!!
The 2018 Volvo China Open has attracted a powerful field of star players from The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the China Golf Association for the 24th staging of the RMB 20 million at Topwin Golf and Country Club from April 26-29.
The votes have been counted and you have chosen your favourite players, commentators, Bunch Of Arse and Help The Gravy moments of 2017...
Perfect your pitching with Paul Lyons, ex-European Tour player who now, along with Dennis Pugh, runs The Golf College...
The Chinese government has closed two of the countries top golf courses owned by real estate mogul Wang Jianlin, according to reports from CNN.
Sky's Ewen Murray calls him "One of the most intelligent young coaches in Europe". We call him Jason and The GolfPunk Jason Floyd Series continues with this crazy simple tip on how to get crisper chips every time.
How to chip like the pros with the man who coached Michael Campbell to his US Open win
This is a great, simple tip to get your chips behaving like they should every time. It's all about club face/sternum alignment. And chest to target. Practice this and watch the shots fall off your round.
Alexander Levy underlined his ambition to be the first repeat winner of the Volvo China Open with a blistering opening nine–under–par 63 at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou, Beijing.
Alexander Levy clinched the fourth European Tour title of his career by beating overnight leader Dylan Frittelli in a play-off at the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open in Haiurou, Beijing.
It's on! Scotland full–back Stuart Hogg takes on European Tour Pro Richie Ramsay... at Murrayfield...
Two Brits on a golfing holiday have been shot after getting into a drunken bar fight.
Forget all that stuff about the field of human conflict, we at GolfPunk believe that some of Winston Churchill’s finest oratories were those he delivered on the subject of golf.
In the build up to the Honda Classic, PGA Pros were faced with an unusual challenge – a one–armed chipping contest.
Call us mad, deluded, or just plain stupid, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think, and we are damned set on making you see what we see. Do you remember Fairway To Heaven? Gorgeous George’s rock n’ roll fuelled, radio journey around the country to prove that we’re not the only ones who believe in this beautiful world where guitar solos meet 300 yard drives...
Well, stone me with a ticking stick caked in surprise substances.. Has the European Tour joined the 21st century? Kaiser Chiefs to bring house down at BMW, Wentworth. I predict a significant upgrade from Mike & The Mechanics...
The Chinese government has outlawed more than 100 golf courses around the country as it clamps down on illegal land and water use.
A golfer has claimed that he was seriously injured by a Portaloo that was being hauled by a forklift driver, while he was playing a round at Fox Run Golf Links in Ilinois.
Former South African golfer Wayne Westner has died in an apparent hostage drama on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Wednesday morning.
It's been a hell of a year. Here are the results of the GolfPunk Staunchie Awards where we honour the finest achivements in 2016 from equipment manufacturers to people who were just nice to us.
Nineteen-year-old Zecheng, a graduate of the CGA-HSBC Junior Programme, which is run in conjunction with IMG, enjoyed a record-breaking season on the China PGA Tour. And now he plans to step it up.
Tiger Woods is leading a $30 million project to transform two Chicago Park District-run courses into an 18-hole championship course that could host PGA Tour events.
Topgolf is offering special PGA winter coaching to encourage winter play.
Tommy Morrissey is an inspirational five-year-old golfer who only has one arm. He's been amazing PGA Tour pros again ahead of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.
No more chicken wings in your golf swing! Jeff Ritter stops the rot.
A 16-year-old boy from Hampshire is desperately trying to raise funds for a bespoke set of golf clubs that will help him to progress in the sport he loves.
A rare collection of photographic slides showing the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham has been discovered at an auction in Manchester.
Stop chunking your chips, and hit them closer everytime.
This must be the ultimate house for a golf fanatic as it has an inside putting green, as well as a cinema and a pool table. And it is going on sale for $3.85million. Check it out here.
Where there's a will, there's a way. Get the ball close anyway you can with the new Odyssey X-Act Tank Chipper.
Don't let the chipping yips get you down, Jeff Ritter has the answer to your prayers.
On an eventful moving day Dane Lucas Bjerregaard shares the lead with Venezuelan Felipe Aguilar. But there is a strong chasing pack at Topwin Golf and Country Club.
Teeing it up in China is no longer a crime, the Communist party of China has decreed. Here's why the change of heart.
President Xi Jinping has been conducting an anti–corruption campaign since taking office in 2013, and his focus has been on banquets, gift–giving and golf. Now three more Shanghai courses have been bulldozed.
For 400 students in Shanghai, afternoon sport means taking to the golf course. And it’s compulsory! What’s going on?
TomTom has unveiled the ultra-slim TomTom Golfer 2, a GPS Watch designed to help golfers improve their game by using automatic shot detection to give detailed post-round analysis.
Tom Watson. A living legend. A five time Open Champion. And a master of the shortgame. Watch this video masterclass on nailing those tricky half wedge shots.
GolfPunk's Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter has got a great tip here to help improve your pitching. Hit high soft floating pitch shots in to the pin everytime if you follow his advice...
A golfer who won a car after hitting a hole-in-one during a charity event has been left seriously out of pocket after losing a legal battle over his prize. We think he has been completely taken for a ride.
According to reports from the Daily Telegraph, the Chinese owners of Wentworth took out a $155 million loan from a Thai bank to fund their purchase of Wentworth, and the members aren’t happy with this new development.
Jon Sherman is not afraid to sock it to us. He’s identified 101 mistakes we all apparently make, and then offers solutions to each. How do we begin?
The votes are in and have all been counted and verified... straps yourselves in and let the chapmagne flow!!!
We've sifted through everything so you don't have to. Here they are, the best of the best of 2015's golf equipment, worthy of the much sought after GolfPunk Seal Of Approval...
Golfers who refused to give up their club despite mounting pressure from All England Lawn Tennis Club have rejected a “bribe” of £50,000 each to let the world-famous tournament expand on to their grounds.
1989 The Open Championship winner, Mark Calcavecchia has put his waterfront estate in Tequesta, Florida, on the market for a hefty $5.5 million.
Golfers at the Victoria Golf Club on Vancouver Island in Canada are a pretty hardy bunch by the looks of it. Here’s a great video of some Canadian golf mentalists playing on through 100 kilometer per hour winds.
It’s no shock to announce that Rory McIlroy has been named the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in four years. Having won the Race to Dubai three times in four years too, it was the least surprising announcement all season.
It's that time of year again!! It's the 2015 GolfPunk Staunchies, our awards for the year's outstanding golf performers!!
Golfers pay respects to the victims of Paris deadly attacks
Kisner leads but the real story is Russell Knox's genius wife Andrea!!!!
Well, not exactly, but the Chinese Communist Party has banned all 88 million of its members from joining golf clubs, in its latest update of party discipline rules.
Former World Number 1 Luke Donald is known for his ridiculously good short game. Here he is using the latest Mizuno S5 wedges, to show you that there's more than one way to pitch the ball close to the hole.
I’m not going to lie, I’m clutching at straws a little bit with this one, but bare with me. I know the pubs and clubs of Sheffield are hardly anything to compare with the golf courses of Pedrena, North Spain, but these two both have more in common than you may think...
Well he’s been at it again, sat between a pile of his dad’s old records, and a loadof his old GolfPunk magazines he’s put together the top 10 of all top 10’s, and promised us it’s not just a list of his favourite bands. Over to you, George...
US golfer Billy Hurley III has appealed to the public to help find his father, Willard Hurley Jr, who went missing nine days ago.
Growing up in the ‘90’s golf trousers were terrible things. Saggy sand coloured, pleated chinos of doom.
Watch as club golfer aces his way to a cool million dollars!
Justin Rose has just become World No1. But can you name the other four British golfers to have achieved the same status?
From 13–16 September 120 of the best women golfers will gather high above the banks of Lake Geneva in Évian-les-Bains, France, for the final Major of the season.
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.
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.
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.
The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.
Linna Golf, a European Top 100 Golf Course* set amidst the beautiful pine and birch forests of Finland, has received overwhelming praise from Europe’s most talented amateurs competing in the prestigious St Andrews Trophy.
12-year old girl golfer Chiara Noja proved she is a match for the grown-ups when she battled through to a prestigious final recently, and came within a whisker of being crowned County Champion.
Bioflow, one of the worlds leading suppliers of magnetic therapy, also offers golfers protection against flying and biting insects with their excellent Mosquito Repellent Bands.
New women golfers can take their first steps into the sport - with a helping hand from Foxhills Club & Resort.
VPAR (www.vpar.com) – the award-winning technology platform, has launched a new golf membership programme, Club VPAR, designed with flexibility in mind and to promote more golf in the UK. Think ClassPass for golf memberships.
Golfers have chosen the best golf clubs in Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
Leaders' Drives... Kim Jong IL... golfing Legend in his own nuclear bunker...
We've been looking over some of the best read stories for 2017, and this story about the golf ball you cannot lose attracted a lot of attention from GolfPunk readers. Golfer looking forlornly for ball in rough/trees etc: "Someone really should invent a golf ball you can't lose..." Well, someone has...
12 college golfers were disqualified from a state golf tournament for mistakenly playing from an incorrect tee box.
London Golf Club, one of Kent’s finest golf clubs and the venue for the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, has launched range of teaching programmes aimed at giving golfers’ game a boost this summer.
Golfers fortunate enough to own a ground-breaking Motocaddy S5 CONNECT electric trolley or a CUBE CONNECT push cart can now benefit from exciting new features introduced automatically to the brand’s ‘Smart Cart’ models through its free GPS app.
You can't mess with the goose. You just can't trouble them. They're in charge. They know it. We know it.
Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.
Women’s Golf Day (WGD), the hugely popular global celebration of women and girls in golf, is returning for 2018. With the support of golfers across the globe it is set to be the most successful event ever.
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.
Here's a great infographic from our friends over at Glencor Golf. It's the ultimate bucket list for UK golfers.
Rory lurking, Tiger crouching, Stenson leaping, DeChambeau being scientific...
John Daly has been talking about golfing with POTUS Donald Trump, and apparently there is no cheating involved.
Italian fashion brand Duca del Cosma offers golfers a new spring in their step with a stunning range of luxury shoes that deliver comfort and style both on and off the course.
Thousands of amateur golfers from over 1,900 clubs will get the chance to chase their dreams with Bridgestone, after the world’s number one tyre and rubber company] confirmed that it will again run the Chase Your Dream Trophy with England Golf.
A savage lightning bolt has caused serious damage to a golfer in Utah.
This is awful. A round of golf among friends turned tragic when a New Zealand man died after being struck by a ball in the temple.
Recently confirmed as Spain’s number one golf destination, La Manga Club boasts a plethora of five-star facilities on and off the fairways, and is offering some of the best-value golf anywhere in Europe with its new range of stay-and-play breaks this spring.
Keen golfers wanting to improve their game now have even more incentive to lower their handicap with the lure of winning an incredible getaway to Quinta do Lago, one of Europe’s premier golf and lifestyle destinations.
The final part of a series of major improvements to historic Royal Dornoch Golf Club’s Championship Course has got underway.
Not bad for the World Number 60! Li Haotong faced down the one and only Rory McIlroy after overturning a two-shot deficit from the 10th hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic.
Don Byers may be 61 years old, but he is about to become a collegiate golfer, competing with teammates decades younger than him at Bellevue University in Nebraska.
What makes the perfect golfer? Check out this great infographic from our friends over at Online Golf.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
Steve Jeffs, a 31-year-old English gym teacher, has just broken the Guinness World record for “Fastest hole of golf, individual.”
Jhn Daly Junior, AKA "Little John", is a proper chip off the old block, and he has just won the IJGA Invitational at the age of 14.
Australian golfer Mark Hensby has been banned for a year by the PGA for failing to provide a drug testing sample.
You give golf a good name. At least I think he does? Yes, definitely. Anyone who goes to such extraordinary lengths to play as much golf as humanly possible deserves the ultimate accolade: GolfPunk Lord Staunch.