May 9th, 2018
It’s the Players Championships in the USA; I haven’t tipped Tiger Woods but I feel he is close to winning soon.
It’s the Players Championships in the USA; I haven’t tipped Tiger Woods but I feel he is close to winning soon.
Brilliant first European tour success for our selection 70/1 Eddie Pepperell at the Qatar Masters, it looked until the last few holes that one of our selections Tommy Fleetwood or Alex Noren would prevail over in USA but the brilliance of Justin Thomas won the day !!
Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.
Here are Nick Fleming's golf tips for this week's Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow in North Carolina.
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!!
Last week Jon Rahm won the Open de Espana from our selection Paul Dunne who led for almost three rounds!! In USA the RBC Heritage was won by Japanese Satoshi Kodaira please note our selection Adam Hadwin was a non-runner, so you get your money back.
A great finish to this season's first major the Masters resulted in Patrick Reed winning by one shot from Rickie Fowler and a resurgent Jordan Spieth!!! Two events this week the Spanish Open and RBC Heritage from USA.
It's the final event before the Masters!!! Best odds for Houston Open...
Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.
Another weekend, another win, as GP's resident golf tipster got it right again with Paul Casey winning the Valspar... Here are his tips for Bay Hill...
Get rich or throw the dice tryin'... it's Fleming Golf Tips for the Valspar and Hero...
Last weekend we had a 2nd (Phil Mickelson) and a 3rd (Lucas Herbert). This week we will prevail... PLUS... Will Tiger & Rory be paired??
It's not every day you get golf betting tips from the bloke who helped launch the careers of Will Smith and The Stone Roses. But that's exactly what's occurring here at GolfPunk with Fleming Golf Tips. Not to mention the fact that he has an 80% success rate...
Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.
The Telegraph Vitality Junior Golf Championship 2018 will be contested at PGA Catalunya Resort, home to Spain’s No. 1 golf course, near Barcelona.
We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again. Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...
It's the start of the season and you're going to need all the help you can get to shoot some decent scores. Some fresh wedges will ensure maximum control around the greens, and lets face it who doesn't like seeing that ball rip back when it lands. Without further ado here are six of the best wedges for 2017...
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...
The ball that gave Sergio an extra 19 yards in Singapore is hitting the shelves.... It's the new Callaway’s Chrome Soft ball, which the company is claiming will literally be a ‘game-changer.’
Golf Son Muntaner, the flagship course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, has reopened following an extensive renovation project to elevate the condition of the course to world class level.
A relaxing combination of golf, gastronomy and wellness is on offer this summer at the mesmerizing Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentarioresort.com) located on the Monte Argentario promontory in the picturesque Maremma region of Tuscany in Italy.
Is that a kilo in your seven iron or are you just pleased to see me?... It's official, there are drugs in golf.
Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....
GolfBuddy is introducing the VTX, its most advanced ever Handheld GPS.
With venues in nearly every continent and the number of host venues growing by the day it’s time to sign up your female friends and family to take part in the largest global celebration of women and girls golf – Women’s Golf Day (WGD).
Model. Golfer. Ukraine. It's a hell of a combination. She has aspirations to play on the LPGA, and is currently writing as a golf travel blogger,. Ladies & genmtlemen, we give you Maria Orlova, our latest Swingin' Siren.
GolfPunk is heading down to Tewkesbury Park to check out their £9 million refurbishment, and here’s what we found.
COBRA PUMA Golf have announced the signing of Garrick Porteous and John Parry, with immediate effect.
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland.
Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne won the second GolfSixes title at Centurion Club in St Albans to claim victory for Ireland, as they beat Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel of France 2-0 in the final.
A man from Franklin, Tennessee has put together the most amazing collection of golf balls. All in all, he has amassed over 15,000 golf balls. Watch his fascinating story here.
It's time for the second GolfSixes which will again be hosted at Centurion Golf Club, St Albans, on May 5th and 6th. GolfPunk has teamed up with the European Tour offer GolfPunk readers 66 FREE tickets to the event, plus an exclusive ticket price promotion.
The much anticipated GolfSixes match between England and England Women starts at 12:04 on Saturday May 5, with Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace going up against Georgia Hall and Charley Hull. Here are the full pairings and tee times for the event.
Monte Rei Golf and Country Club, Portugal 5th hole Par 3 190 yards
With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.
Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.
Tour pros and their music. What's it going to be as they choose their favourite tune to get them underway at the Zurich Classic? Some real doozies here. And it's not all Hootie...
The latest U.S. Golf Economy Report has been released, and it shows that the game of golf created a staggering $84.1 billion in economic activity across the USA in 2016.
Golf nee-naahs activated to tackle eight-man golf club brawl...
How much weight transference during your swing is the right amount? We high tailed it to the Jason Floyd Golf Academy in Estepona to discover a neat trick to figuring out what is best for you.
You give golf a bad name... Pensylvania golf club apologises after calling police on black female members...
You can't mess with the goose. You just can't trouble them. They're in charge. They know it. We know it.
The breakthrough performance of Titleist AVX – a new high performance golf ball providing remarkable distance and exceptionally soft feel through proprietary core, cover and aerodynamic technologies – will now be available to golfers everywhere.
We’re off on a golf trip with a difference. A big difference. We’re flying to the beautiful island of Islay, the southern most of the Inner Hebrides, to play the magnificent Machrie. And we are doing the trip on a Learjet.
GolfPunk is in the beautiful island of Islay to stay at the recently opened and renovated Islay House.
We've all knifed the odd 52-degree wedge, but this is something else.
You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.
Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.
Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts. They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.
There are plenty of golf obsessed celebrities out there, but here are six who have gone one step further and bought their own courses.
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.
Talented set designer and ex pub manager, Elliot Scott has rejuvenated the campy seaside classic ‘sport’ of Crazy Golf and is now launching an even more unexpected world tour.
From former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins crossing an “ethical line” with the use of a powerful drug to prepare for races, to claims a quarter of English Football League players were not drug tested by UK Anti- Doping (UKAD) last season. Doping in sport is a reoccurring and divisive topic. But what about golf?
Stuburt, the British brand dating back to 1860 with a fine reputation for producing quality affordable golf footwear for players of all abilities offers a superb selection of golf shoes in its Spring/Summer 18 collection.
Tiger’s on the way back, so we’re all asking – will he grab five more Majors and overtake Jack Nicklaus’ total of 18 professional Major titles? That’s a big ask, but here’s something Nicklaus-related which isn’t quite so much of a stretch.
The specialised golf social network; Clubface-golf.com have partnered with industry-leading customer service benchmarking and training provider; 59club to further advance channels of communication between the golfer and club.
Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...
The Masters – the year's first major and one of the truly great events. Won last year by Sergio Garcia (tipped by yours truly!) Most bookmakers paying out each way on top 10 including Betfair exchange. If you have a few accounts shop around. This week I am advising each way top 10 with a few more selections than normal.
Last night was the final of this year's Mastermind, and historian Michael Taylor was in the famous black chair answering questions on major championship golf since 1997. So how would you have got on?
We don't care what the Beast from the East says, Spring is on its way and we're getting ready for action. Here are the finest new golf polo shirts known to humanity.
Gareth Bale has finished transforming his back garden into some of the most iconic holes in golf.
Volvik, brand leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, is introducing celebratory gift packs of its top-selling VIVID golf balls designed to give avid golfers a memorable present and boost sales for retailers across the year.
adidas is changing the way that BOOST™ technology appears on the golf course. adidas Golf has announced the availability of a special edition colourway for select models – TOUR360, TOUR360 Knit and Crossknit 2.0 – that all feature black BOOST, the first time coloured BOOST has appeared in golf.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship is back for its fourth year with a brand-new sponsor – Callaway!
Broadening its acclaimed PWRADAPT footwear collection, today PUMA Golf introduced its head-turning IGNITE PWRADAPT Hi-Tops.
Out now, GolfPunk Digi-Mag featuring all manner of corking golf stuff including exclusive Tommy Fleetwood interview and photoshoot; Best new golf equipment launches; Top 12 golf shoes PLUS Win a luxury golf break to Mountain Paradise...
Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.
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.
Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow, is reintroducing its ‘Evening Eights’ competition, which proved so popular with members and visitors last summer. We think it is a great format for the summer evenings.
It's going to be easier to understand and faster to play. But... you're still going to have to play from divots in the fairway... Get ready for golf 2019...
In tribute to Arnold Palmer, Rickie Fowler will once again head to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, with special plans to pay tribute to The King.
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has announced that it has renewed its agreement with up-and-coming Italian, Guido Migliozzi, and signed promising young Spaniard, Ivan Cantero.
GolfPunk attended the England Golf Awards last week, and saw Leeds Golf Centre, which offers golf for all, win the England Golf Club of the Year Award. So congratulations to everyone at Leeds Golf Centre.
Almost 90 years ago the creation of two iconic golf courses – Le Touquet Golf Resort’s La Mer (The Sea) and Golf d’Hardelot’s Les Pins (The Pines) – triggered a golden age of golf travel for France’s Channel-facing Côte d’Opale. Today, thanks to painstaking restoration work that has seen both courses returned to their original glory.
The Staysure Tour is heading to London Golf Club for the inaugural edition of the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, taking place from August 2-5.
Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn will partner his Solheim Cup counterpart Catriona Matthew when the European Tour includes women in a team golf event for the first time later this year.
Seven QHotels’ golf resorts – managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH), the UK’s leading hotel management company – have received prestigious BDRC VenueVerdict accreditations following glowing 2017 customer service feedback.
A Florida golf club owned POTUS Donald Trump has agreed to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members that it wrongfully refused to refund their deposits when they wanted to resign.
Damn that Bubba Watson chipping in and foiling our 1st place winnings... Anyway, back to this week. Here are this week's Fleming Golf Tips
Danish golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, unveil their latest creation, ECCO COOL PRO, which combines several of the company’s flagship technologies.
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £20,000, raised by its customers over the festive period.
Wilson Golf has signed an exciting crop of talented young golfers on the European Challenge Tour to play Wilson Staff woods, irons and wedges this season.
Royal Aberdeen, the sixth oldest golf club in the world, has finally voted to allow women to join the club after 228 years of existence as a men only golf club.
Hold on a minute, a golf tipster who just won the whole kitten kaboodle? And he's done it before? Crikey. We have to admit weren't on this last week but we have learned our lesson. If you'd followed Fleming Golf Tips for the Pheonix and Maybank you'd be considerably happier this week. He called both winners. Here are this week's predictions...
Continuing the 30th anniversary celebration of the Air Jordan III, Nike has re-engineered the shoe for the golf course.
Mini Indoor Golf is a legitimately tiny version of the game, in which you control a plastic golfer attached to the end of a golf club.
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot...
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 luxury health and wellbeing retreat Healthouse las Dunas is now offering the ultimate golf lover an opportunity to play their favourite sport in the best courses of the Costa del Sol.
Get the kids into golf course design with this Minecraft tutorial on buildiing a golf course. And here's the Top 15+ Best Minecraft Mods from our friends www.lyncconf.com.
FARMERS INSURANCE Bet before 15.00 GMT Thursday. Live on Sky Sports from Thursday 17.00 GMT. Weather is sunny and, again, competitors need power.
Cobra Golf has introduced its new KING Black and KING Black ONE Length Wedges. Both feature a sleek Dimonized Black Metal (DBM) finish, a revolutionary metal coating technology for the ultimate in durability.
So far in 2018, our Spiv has walked away with the cash thanks to Pat Perez at the Tournament of Champions and Tommy Fleetwood’s awesome win at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Now he aims for a hat-trick as he takes on the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
The continued pursuit of breakthrough technology and performance by Titleist golf ball engineers has resulted in the all-new Titleist Tour Soft golf balls, available in golf shops across the UK & Ireland, from February 1st.
The new Titleist Velocity golf balls are designed with proprietary high-speed technology to deliver even more distance on every shot. With the introduction of new high-visibility colour options – VISIWhite, Velocity Orange and Velocity Pink– the power of Velocity is also packed with personality.
Srixon are introducing a new third-generation AD333 TOUR golf ball. This all-new ball model delivers tour performance for golfers with moderate swing speeds. The Srixon AD333 TOUR is available in pure white and officially launches in the UK on 2nd February.
Callaway has launched its 2018 Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X golf balls, featuring graphene, the strongest and thinnest material on planet earth.
Parts of Royal North Devon GC, famously England's oldest golf course, have been washed away by recent storms, and more damage is feared by staff according to a report on the BBC.
A man has died after his golf buggy crashed through an embankment and fell into a creek in Melbourne, Australia.