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Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Jun 20th, 2018

Plans for a world class golf course which will give a major economic stimulus to the north of Scotland have been given the go-ahead after councillors reiterated their overwhelming support for the project today.

Second statutory body removes key objections to Coul Links golf development

Second statutory body removes key objections to Coul Links golf development

May 28th, 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has removed all but one of its objections to the proposed Coul Links Golf Development at Embo, near Dornoch. Along with the removal of all objections by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), this means there is virtually no statutory opposition to a major investment in jobs for an area facing tough economic conditions.

COUL LINKS PROGRESS AS SEPA OBJECTIONS REMOVED

COUL LINKS PROGRESS AS SEPA OBJECTIONS REMOVED

Mar 26th, 2018

The developers of a world class golf course have welcomed significant progress on their plans with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) removing its objections to the project.

The battle against Coul Links goes global

The battle against Coul Links goes global

Dec 9th, 2017

The fight against the proposed Coul Links golf course has gone global and viral with an online protest. The armchair warriors are up in arms, but we think they are completely misguided.

Coul Links planning is in

Coul Links planning is in

Oct 17th, 2017

The planning application for the new Coul Links golf course has now finally been lodged. So what’s been occurring? And what are the outstanding issues? 

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Apr 22nd, 2017

Golf Tourism England has launched the fourth in a series of five videos, and this one showcases the Atlantic LInks as one of the most spectacular regions to play golf in England. It's pure, unadulterated, Golf Porn.

Cape Wickham Links up for sale

Cape Wickham Links up for sale

Mar 10th, 2017

The newly built Cape Wickham golf course on Tasmania’s King Island has been put on the market by estate agent Knight Frank. Ranked No 24 in the world, this is a rare as hems teeth opportunity if you've got the moolah! 

Investment for Musselburgh Links

Investment for Musselburgh Links

Feb 28th, 2017

Musselburgh Links, regarded by many as the world’s oldest golf course for continuous play, is the subject of a bid that could result in £10 million being invested in it.

Golf caddie could hang

Golf caddie could hang

Jan 11th, 2017

A golf caddie is facing the gallows after he was charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a rubber plantation in Malaysia.

Top 5 links courses near Royal Troon

Top 5 links courses near Royal Troon

Jul 15th, 2016

Royal Troon may be hosting the 145h Open Championship, but it is by no means all that the South Ayrshire area has to offer for the golfer. We’ve had a look at what we think are the Top 5 links courses to play once you’ve taken on Royal Troon.

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

Jun 7th, 2016

Lofoten Links Golf Course, on the island of Simsøya in Norway, is a spectacular golf course.  From the end of May to the end of July the course is open 24 hours a day and you can golf in the midnight sun.  Imagine seeing the Norther Lights whilst playing golf?

KN Golf Links Cam Ranh Announces Grand Opening Date

KN Golf Links Cam Ranh Announces Grand Opening Date

Sep 22nd, 2018

With its grand opening now scheduled for Oct. 27, KN Golf Links Cam Ranh is ticking off a punch list of home-stretch necessities, including the launch of a new website that showcases everything golfers may want to know about the next Greg Norman-branded club in Vietnam.  

Carnoustie Golf Links Wins

Carnoustie Golf Links Wins

Feb 1st, 2018

Carnoustie Golf Links has been named Environmental Golf Course of the Year 2018 at the Golf Environmental Awards, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group and The R&A.

Could Phizz improve your golf game

Could Phizz improve your golf game

Nov 7th, 2017

With winter in full swing, every player brave enough to face UK courses are battered more and more by the icy winds, early tee times and soggy Sunday’s. But could Phizz be the answer you are looking for to both cure a hangover and help your golf?

 New tees shrink the links

New tees shrink the links

May 28th, 2017

One of the world’s most prestigious golf courses is being made more accessible to a wider range of players.

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Oct 20th, 2016

For no reason other than we just thought it would be amusing, we bring you the Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants. If they wanted to, that is. 

Could this happen to your golf club?

Could this happen to your golf club?

Jul 26th, 2016

Golfers at Beacon Park golf course, which is owned by West Lancashire Council and operated by Serco, are fed up with the state of their course and are up in arms. What on earth does Serco know about running golf courses, and could it happen to your golf course?

Maybole Municipal could be forced to close

Maybole Municipal could be forced to close

Apr 3rd, 2016

Municipal Maybole Golf Club has been in existence since 1905 and at the Memorial Park since 1924, but its future is now uncertain due to pressure on budgets at South Ayrshire Council.

Could Tiger Woods be evicted from his dream home?

Could Tiger Woods be evicted from his dream home?

Dec 21st, 2015

It’s been reported that Tiger Woods still owes his ex wife Elin Nordegren $54.5 Million dollars from their divorce settlement. The former world number one and 14 time major champion agreed to pay $110 million over six years, which is up this January 15th. 

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Sep 14th, 2018

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.  

Fly away on your own private jet

Fly away on your own private jet

Jul 2nd, 2018

What could be more perfect for any golfing fan than to escape for a few days on the fairway by private jet?  So, we take a look at some very different courses that could make a perfect, hassle-free jaunt across Europe.

It's the Golf Oscars

It's the Golf Oscars

Mar 6th, 2018

Some of the golf industry’s very best clubs, resorts and individuals gathered at The Grove on February 26 for 59club’s 8th annual ‘Service Excellence Awards Ceremony’. Here are the winners of the Golf Oscars.

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Oct 19th, 2017

Norfolk is where mosquitos come for spring training, undergoing a grueling program of physical exercise and studying The Mozzie’s Guide To A Human’s Sensitive Areas.

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Oct 15th, 2017

Tyrrell Hatton is in the form of his life, as he claims back–to–back victories by adding the Italian Open to his successful defence of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Jul 12th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, and the supergroups to watch out for.

Hole in one for 6 year

Hole in one for 6 year

Apr 20th, 2017

A six–year–old  has become the youngest player to score a hole–in–one at Bruntsfield Links.

The Dye London

The Dye London

Apr 12th, 2017

As we reported yesterday, a spectacular new 18–hole Tour–style golf course, The Dye London, has been granted planning permission in a decision by The Planning Inspectorate this week. Here's more information on this very exciting development. 

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Mar 27th, 2017

Open Champion Henrik Stenson has confirmed that he will play this year's Scottish Open as a prelude to his Open title defence. 

Changes at Castle Stuart

Changes at Castle Stuart

Mar 21st, 2017

A new kind of challenge awaits players returning to the renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links when it opens for the 2017 season next week.

IOC calls for change at Olympic golf venue

IOC calls for change at Olympic golf venue

Jan 28th, 2017

The International Olympic Committee has officially requested the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games organizers to address the issue of Kasumigaseki Country Club, the scheduled Olympic golf venue that does not extend full memberships to women.

 Royal Dornoch Golf Fund

Royal Dornoch Golf Fund

Jan 19th, 2017

The internationally–renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club is continuing a drive to help its neighbours by seeking new community projects to support.

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Nov 15th, 2016

VisitScotland and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced that the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open will be part of the newly announced Rolex Series as part of an enhanced European Tour schedule for 2017.

Nick Dougherty has retired!

Nick Dougherty has retired!

Oct 10th, 2016

Nick Dougherty called it a day for good at the Dunhill Links this weekend. Once touted as a future superstar, Nick Dougherty has retired at just 34 following missing the 54 hole cut after his third round at Carnoustie.

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Oct 8th, 2016

Tyrrell Hatton equalled the Old Course record with a brilliant 62 at St Andrews to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Lynx Golf celebrates first tour win

Lynx Golf celebrates first tour win

Aug 23rd, 2016

Lynx Golf is celebrating its first Professional Tour win after Paul Eales won the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links on Sunday.

Wonder Wall at the Paul Lawrie Matchplay

Wonder Wall at the Paul Lawrie Matchplay

Aug 7th, 2016

England’s Anthony Wall won his first European Tour title in more than 16 years by beating Alex Noren of Sweden 1 up in the final of the Paul Lawrie Match Play this afternoon. 

Scottish golf club goes crowdfunding

Scottish golf club goes crowdfunding

Aug 3rd, 2016

The Murcar Links needs money to secure its longterm future, so the club is launching a crowdfunding campaign, Friends of Murcar, to raise the money.

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Mar 28th, 2016

Tony Finau got onto our radar last year, and we thought he was a proper GolfPunk. Today was his maiden victory on the PGA Tour, when he won the Puerto Rico Open in a playoff against old hand Steve Marino.

Fox on the run

Fox on the run

Mar 10th, 2016

A crafty fox was captured on Twitter in the process of trying to rob a golfer of his wallet. Here's the evidence. 

Where is the Scottish Open going?

Where is the Scottish Open going?

Feb 24th, 2016

According to reports from north of the border, Bunkered Magazine has heard that Dundonald Links may be the venue for this year’s Scottish Open.

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

Feb 7th, 2016

We got called out on Twitter the other day when we wrote about what we thought was the oldest golf pub in the world, and the fact that it was going to be closed down. So we've done some digging and now we think we know what the oldest golf pub in the world is.....  

The Tiger of Bangladesh

The Tiger of Bangladesh

Feb 1st, 2016

Here’s someone that really, really wants a bit of Olympic action. Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman makes no bones about its importance to the wider world ahead of the sport's return at the Rio Games in August 2016.

Bill Clinton wanted to be Scottish MP

Bill Clinton wanted to be Scottish MP

Jan 8th, 2016

According to phone call records from between 1997 and 2000, obtained by the BBC though Freedom of Information laws, Bill Clinton wanted a retirement job as a Scottish MP so he could play more golf.

R&A Announce Venues

R&A Announce Venues

Nov 20th, 2015

The R&A has announced the courses for the 2018 Championships and internationals.

Kingsbarns Wins

Kingsbarns Wins

Nov 18th, 2015

Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.

Fore Sale!

Fore Sale!

Oct 6th, 2015

If you’ve got a spare £1.75 million then this has got to be any golfers dream home and location. 19 Pilmour Links has an extraordinary setting right on the corner of Granny Clark's Wynd, the world famous road which cuts across the first and 18th fairways of The Old Course, St Andrews.

Dunhill Final Day

Dunhill Final Day

Oct 4th, 2015

The big question today was whether or not Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen could keep his cool and hold his lead to win a third European Tour Championship, and keep his tour card whilst he was at it? And there was also the question of would he pick up $800,000? The Dunhill Cup is one of the biggest purses on the European Tour, with a total prize fund of $5,000,000.

Dunhill Cup Day 3

Dunhill Cup Day 3

Oct 3rd, 2015

It was Thorbjorn Olesen's day at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He shot a great 7 under 65 at St Andrews to get to seventeen under par, and hold a three shot lead over Germany’s Florian Fritsch.

Puglia Weekender

Puglia Weekender

Aug 20th, 2015

Puglia has the reputation of being one of the poorer regions of Italy, which I’m finding hard to believe as I dabble my toes in the balmy, naturally- filtered seawater pool of the Masseria San Domenico.

Thai Triumph

Thai Triumph

Aug 2nd, 2015

“The John Daly of Asia”, the hugely impressive Kiradech Aphibarnrat from Thailand held his nerve against Swede Robert Karlsson this afternoon to win the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play at Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeen.

Hoey Impresses in Aberdeen

Hoey Impresses in Aberdeen

Aug 1st, 2015

In fantastic form, Michael Hoey booked his place in the quarterfinals of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday morning.

Chip-ins and slam dunks galore in wild weather

Chip-ins and slam dunks galore in wild weather

Aug 1st, 2015

Marc Warren slam-dunked his approach on the 19th to edge out Tyrell Hatton, but David Howell looked the best player on the course in the afternoon session of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play.

Host Lawrie through to second round

Host Lawrie through to second round

Jul 31st, 2015

Tournament host Paul Lawrie got off to a great start at the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay by defeating Romain Wattel from France 5&4 and proving he’ll be a fierce contender on home turf.

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play

Jul 28th, 2015

Paul Lawrie, in conjunction with his management company 4Sports Entertainment, is bringing Match Play format to the European Tour this week as he hosts the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, at Murcar Links Golf Club near the former Open Champion’s Aberdeen home.