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Gleneagles wins best resort in GB&I

Gleneagles wins best resort in GB&I

Dec 6th, 2017

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.

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

Sep 7th, 2017

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. 

Topgolf going gangbusters

Topgolf going gangbusters

Mar 17th, 2016

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!

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Jul 24th, 2018

Major winners Darren Clarke and Michael Campbell will be leading teams of golf-playing rugby legends representing the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in a two-day matchplay contest at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England later this month (28 & 29 July).

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Jun 1st, 2018

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).

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Sep 18th, 2017

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.

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Sep 9th, 2017

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 stands down

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

Aug 31st, 2017

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.

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Aug 8th, 2017

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.

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Callaway launches new GBB Epic Driver

Feb 15th, 2017

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.

GB&I Walker Cup squad announced

GB&I Walker Cup squad announced

Jan 26th, 2017

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 takes the mick out of Rory

Irish flagbearer takes the mick out of Rory

Aug 6th, 2016

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. 

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Jul 14th, 2016

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.

Trump to visit his GB&I Courses

Trump to visit his GB&I Courses

Jun 22nd, 2016

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.

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Sep 21st, 2018

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.

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Sep 21st, 2018

As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.

A round of golf at Adare Manor

A round of golf at Adare Manor

Sep 13th, 2018

What do paragliding to your hotel in Oman, having breakfast in the shadows of Mount Everest and a round of golf at Adare Manor have in common? They are all considered some of the world’s most unforgettable experiences.

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Sep 10th, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, is the only English venue to be accepted into a new collection of ‘the world's premier golf destinations', which launches later this month.

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Sep 7th, 2018

Farleigh Golf Club has set its sights on hosting further high-profile tournaments after earning rave reviews as the venue for the recent PGA Assistants' Championship.

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

Sep 7th, 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?

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Sep 7th, 2018

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, now has a waiting list of golfers under the age of 30 wishing to join as Associate Members for the first time in the club’s long history having reached its capacity of 120 Associate Members.

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Sep 7th, 2018

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?

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

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.

New event on the Staysure Tour

New event on the Staysure Tour

Aug 21st, 2018

2019 will see The Staysure Tour welcome a new, exciting event to its tour schedule; the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship boasting a total prize fund of €200,000. Arriving at the stunning Trevose Golf and Country Club, the four-day event will see some of the greatest ever golfers take to the picturesque course from June 20-23 2019.

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Aug 21st, 2018

QHotels, managed by RBH, has launched the perfect package for golfing stars of the future - with children of guests and customers allowed to take to the course for free.

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Aug 20th, 2018

Stoke Park's Conor Gough became the first Englishman to win the Boys Amateur Championship since current world number 42 Matthew Fitzpatrick in 2012, when he triumphed at Royal Portrush, on Sunday.

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Aug 16th, 2018

5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been declared ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ in the highly competitive and globally renowned  Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards 2018’.  

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Aug 11th, 2018

The semi-final line-ups in the inaugural Men’s and Women’s European Golf Team Championships have been confirmed, as the battle to be crowned golf’s first European Champions at Gleneagles gathers momentum. 

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

Aug 10th, 2018

Golfers in the south east of England will soon get two spectacular new 18-hole courses to play on, plus improvements to one of London’s most prominent existing golf courses, in a partnership announced between USA golf architects the Dye family and UK golf course developers the Menai-Davis family of north London.

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Leadbetter's Stoke Park Dream Comes True

Aug 8th, 2018

The legendary golf coach David Leadbetter has opened his new European academy headquarters at the multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Spa and described the venue as "one of the world's premier golf facilities".

Galvin Green partners with Icon Series

Galvin Green partners with Icon Series

Jul 24th, 2018

Leading premium golf performance brand Galvin Green has joined other sponsors such as British Airways and Audi in supporting the ICONS of Rugby event at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham later this month (27-29 July).

Do you want the Best Golf ‘Job’ in the World?

Do you want the Best Golf ‘Job’ in the World?

Jul 10th, 2018

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?!

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Jul 9th, 2018

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.

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Jul 4th, 2018

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.

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.

 Chiara stars as Sandy Lodge girls top the table

Chiara stars as Sandy Lodge girls top the table

Jun 28th, 2018

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.

Go hunting like the Pros on Slaley Hall's new layout

Go hunting like the Pros on Slaley Hall's new layout

Jun 26th, 2018

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 tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

Jun 22nd, 2018

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.

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.

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

Jun 20th, 2018

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.  

30 Years of The Nicklaus

30 Years of The Nicklaus

Jun 20th, 2018

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 Teams up with adidas

Your Golf Travel Teams up with adidas

Jun 15th, 2018

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 Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Foxhills Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Jun 15th, 2018

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.  

Firefighters to burn up fairways at Aldwark

Firefighters to burn up fairways at Aldwark

Jun 14th, 2018

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. 

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

Jun 4th, 2018

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.

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.

 More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

May 27th, 2018

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.

Historic golf clubs toast a summer to saviour

Historic golf clubs toast a summer to saviour

May 26th, 2018

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.

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

May 18th, 2018

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.

Scotland's oldest golf clubs gather at Kingsbarns

Scotland's oldest golf clubs gather at Kingsbarns

May 16th, 2018

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.  

Cottrell Park Golf Club fights back

Cottrell Park Golf Club fights back

May 15th, 2018

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 launches range of teaching programmes

London Golf Club launches range of teaching programmes

May 15th, 2018

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.

Ireland offers the best golf resorts in Europe!

Ireland offers the best golf resorts in Europe!

May 9th, 2018

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.....

It’s Machrie time

It’s Machrie time

May 5th, 2018

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.