Jan 17th, 2018
The hard-working golf team at St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall is celebrating after being ranked among Great Britain & Ireland’s top 15 golf resorts.
The hard-working golf team at St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall is celebrating after being ranked among Great Britain & Ireland’s top 15 golf resorts.
Gleneagles is the newly-crowned 'No.1 Golf Resort in Britain & Ireland', an important accolade that brings the curtain down on a stellar 2017 that has seen the 850-acre Perthshire estate win a host of golf industry awards.
Before there was PXG, TaylorMade had CGB. A different three little letters that pretty much mean the same thing, hi-tech, easy to use, and super long. Now they’ve brought that name back with the new M CGB Irons.
Welsh Rugby international Andy Powell laughs up his infamous golf buggy escpades in a new spoof video...
The global golf entertainment business Topgolf(®) today announced it has a broad search underway for new locations in smaller and mid-size cities in addition to major U.S. markets. These guys are getting serious!
A plethora of household names from the world of rugby will compete for a prize fund and global bragging rights in their second chosen sport at the Icons of Rugby Golf Tournament being held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England in July (28 & 29).
We may have been trounced in both the Walker Cup and the Solheim Cup, but there was some sweet revenge for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup held at Fox Hills Club & Resort this weekend.
Ouch. 19-7. That's a landslide... USA have won back the Walker Cup and deservedly so at the Los Angeles Country Club.
The GB & reland Walker Cup team take on USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. But who are they, where have they come from, and what are their intentions? Find out here...
GB&I Walker Cup Captain Craig Watson has stood down from next week’s match at Los Angeles Country Club because of a serious illness in his immediate family.
The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.
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There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.
The R&A has announced an initial 19–man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September.
Irish Flagbearer Paddy Barnes has been critical of Rory’s decision not to play in the Olympics over fears of the Zika virus. Now he's found a new way of taunting Rory.
At just 20-years old, Charley Hull will be the youngest member of the Great Britain golf team for the Rio Olympics, and will complete with Catriona Matthews for women’s Olympic Gold.
Wasps Legends will be hosting the World Golf Rugby Classic in La Manga from June 23rd to 26th. And it's all for the Dallagio Foundation.
It's been a busy week for the Trump, but that’s not going to stop him for coming to visit his golf properties in Scotland and Ireland – Mexican flag, slumping polls, or a shake up of his top team.
Ever dreamt of a job where you just play golf? You could be about to swing into that dream post. Visit Scotland are offering one lucky individual a golf job with a difference, albeit it’s not an official job and only temporary for two weeks but who cares right?!
Four teenage warriors from Cranleigh Golf & Country Club have successfully played their part in golf's version of an ultra-marathon.
Russell Knox has won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, as the 33-year-old Scot secured a play-off win over New Zealander Ryan Fox.
POTUS Donald Trump is going to be golfing at one of his Scottish courses next week, and it could become one very expensive game of golf…
Foxhills is setting a shining example for golf clubs in creating the pathway for new golfers to take up the sport with its pioneering Learn2Love golf membership option.
Paul McGinley will make his Staysure PGA Seniors Championship debut when London Golf Club plays host to the Staysure Tour, from August 2-5.
An iconic image of Severiano Ballesteros and a new-look logo now greet visitors to The Shire London’s brand-new website at www.theshirelondon.com, after the Hertfordshire venue unveiled its much-improved online portal.
Two events this week - the Irish Open and the Greenbrier in the USA. We will focus on the Irish Open, which has attracted a great field and is the ideal warm up for the Open in 2 weeks.
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.
Golf courses in the UK are starting to ban smoking on the course as the heatwave continues.
Golfing prodigy Abhay Kapoor stunned onlookers by recording a hole in one during a golf lesson at 3 Hammers Golf Complex in Wolverhampton this weekend.
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.
It's all change on Slaley Hall's renowned Hunting Course with front and back nines being swapped over so members and visitors get to play it in the same order as the professionals during championships.
The Grove, London's ultimate five-star retreat, today launches its new and exclusive Tour Truck Experience, an open-to-all custom-fitting solution that introduces everyday golfers to tour-inspired game analysis and equipment recommendations.
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.
The CEO and Founder of Clubface-Golf.com, Paul McEldon has just concluded a whirlwind trip to the USA that saw him meet with some of the most influential bodies in the USA golf industry and get their views on his innovative vertical social media platform for golf.
This summer, St Mellion’s Nicklaus Signature Course celebrates 30 years of memorable, spectacular and challenging golf by rolling back its prices to 1988, the year in which it opened.
Your Golf Travel (YGT), the world’s largest golf travel company, has launched a brilliant Summer of Sport promotion for 2018 in conjunction with adidas that will see many golfers benefit from exclusive deals and discounts.
Foxhills Club & Resort is determined to build on its growing reputation as a top-level tournament venue as it prepares to create the next stern test for the professionals.
Four firefighters from the Yorkshire region are looking to burn up the fairways at Aldwark Manor, in York, as they hope to set a new record in Macmillan Cancer Support's Longest Day Golf Challenge.
A prestigious Pro-Am tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses has sold out four months before it tees off.
Following the decision of the Highland Council’s north planning applications committee today, the developer of the Coul Links golf development has issued the following comments.
Even bigger, even better, and more music than ever before – and this time it’s Motown. That’s what’s going on at The Shire London.
Wycombe Heights Golf Centre is leading the way in providing opportunities for women in the local community to take up golf.
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.
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.
During a spectacular summer of golf, a group of historic golf clubs will celebrate a number of important milestones that coincide with The Open and the Seniors Open returning to Scotland. Links with History, which features some of the finest courses in Fife, has announced a run of notable anniversaries as well as confirming encouraging year-on-year booking figures.
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has launched a summer promotion to coincide with the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will give golfers a chance to stay and play for FREE.
Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, is fully geared up for its debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on 25th June 2018.
Ireland’s newest five-star castle and golf resort in County Limerick, Adare Manor, has officially opened its Carriage House, offering a resort dining destination to complement The Golf Course at Adare Manor.
Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and sporting estate, will kick-off a spectacular summer of competitive golf with a sell-out International Pro-Am event in July, featuring its golf ambassador and former Open Champion, Paul Lawrie.
Homes within golf resorts are worth 19% more on average than equivalent properties outside resorts, a new study has revealed.
Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Kingsbarns Golfing Society is celebrating after hosting a memorable grand match to mark its 225th anniversary. Played over the revered Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife on a glorious spring day, the commemorative tournament was supported by representatives from some of the world’s oldest golfing institutions.
The Shire London has simplified the way in which people book golf days by going all-inclusive – just like your summer holiday.
Today we have been checking out Copthorne Golf Club in West Sussex, which we have heard is a proper 'You Little Beauty'.
Cottrell Paark Golf Club has sent an open letter to the Rt Hon Kevin Brennan MP over his statement in the House of Commons about the alleged case of discrimation against woman member Lowri Roberts, refuting his claims. They are not pulling their punches, as the Cottrell Park fight back begins. Here is the letter in full.
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.
GolfPunk is heading down to Tewkesbury Park to check out their £9 million refurbishment, and here’s what we found.
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland.
Our friends over at Leadingcourses.com love reviews, rankings and statistics. And they love them even more when they are transparent, honest and based on information provided by their readers. Here are their latest findings.....
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities.
New flights connecting Inverness to Norway this week could further increase visits from Scandinavian golfers who are coming to the Highlands in record numbers.
GolfPunk has been on a lightening quick trip up to the glorious island of Islay to sample the delights of Islay House, Islay whisky and the wonderful Machrie, courtesy of our new friends, at Stratajets.
Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent and host of the 1932 Open Championship, has unveiled its stunning, newly-redeveloped Himalayas nine.
Deangate Ridge Golf Course has been closed by Medway Council, as another golf course is set to go under concrete.
One man expects to birdie his way to the home of the 147th Open. His hosel has quite different plans...Part One.
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.
Here’s another amazing pad which would make the perfect base for playing golf in the Lulworth Cove area of Dorset.
One of England’s most revered ‘natural’ golf courses, bunker-free Berkhamsted, has proven once again that its subtle challenges and masterly design are still a match for everything that modern golf can throw at it.
If you are looking for something a bit different on the golf holiday front this year, we have discovered this amazing house in Deal which you can rent, which is right on the doorstep of Royal Cinque Ports, Princes and Royal St Georges.
Golf clubs up and down the country will see the first real surge of activity as players inspired by events in Augusta enthusiastically book a tee time at their local course. However, for many of those players, who will not have picked up a driver since last year, the fairway can present hidden dangers.
A world-renowned golf club is supporting a pioneering project that will help prevent part of its course succumbing to coastal erosion by rebuilding natural defences.
One of Scotland’s top golfing champions has swung into action to launch the newly renovated leisure facilities at Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa, Falkirk.
Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park, now under independent family ownership and newly-ranked among Great Britain & Ireland’s top 100 golf resorts, has unveiled a spectacular two-year, £9m facelift.
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.
Irish stars Rory McIlroy, Padraig Harrington, Paul McGinley and Shane Lowry are to contest a €500,000 charity match for the official launch of Tom Fazio masterpiece, The Golf Course at Adare Manor.
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.
The head professional at Cranleigh Golf & Country Club is certain he is right after becoming left-handed.
Gareth Bale has finished transforming his back garden into some of the most iconic holes in golf.
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.
Here's a great infographic from our friends over at Glencor Golf. It's the ultimate bucket list for UK golfers.
Budding golf caddies are being asked to make their pitch to join the acclaimed team at Castle Stuart Golf Links with record numbers of golfers flocking to 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.
Castle Stuart Golf Links is now seeking entries for the Highland Ladies’ Open, which this year will have a new format and an extended capacity.
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.
The Belfry Hotel & Resort has further underlined its status as one of the world’s leading golf resorts after it was recognised with ‘Gold Flag’ status at the 59club awards ceremony, whilst its Director of Courses & Estates Angus Macleod was also named Greenkeeper of the Year.
Some of Surrey's brightest young talents have been given a potentially life-changing opportunity to earn a place on the Foxhills Foundation, which could see them follow in the footsteps of golf's superstars.
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.
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.
If you are looking to get out and play some golf over the winter period, then where better to go than The London Golf Club, where you can enjoy their Winter Golf Experience. Their Winter Experience prices start from £85 per person, and run Sunday to Thursday until 15th April 2018.
International golfers drawn to Royal Dornoch’s famous links have helped provide a £20,000 cash boost to a number of the club’s neighbours.
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.
Ambitious Foxhills Club & Resort is targeting a place in the top-10 – despite an impressive showing in the inaugural Golf World Top 100 Resorts in UK & Ireland.
A GolfPunk reader has written to us fearing that his local municipal course, Deangate Ridge in Kent, is being closed in order to turn it into housing - setting a dangerous precedent for municipal golf courses.
Silvermere Golf and Leisure Complex in Surrey has increased its custom fitting business significantly with the addition of 4 GCQuad launch monitors from market-leading technology brand Foresight Sports.
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.
The final part of a series of major improvements to historic Royal Dornoch Golf Club’s Championship Course has got underway.