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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!

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.

Leeds Golf Centre starts £9 million expansion process

Leeds Golf Centre starts £9 million expansion process

Nov 10th, 2017

Leeds Golf Centre has begun an application process to extend its existing facility into a multi-million-pound golf complex, complete with accommodation lodges, spa, fitness facilities and driving range expansion. 

Boost for Scottish Highland golf

Boost for Scottish Highland golf

Oct 19th, 2017

Additional air connections to the Highlands of Scotland have helped tee up record breaking visitor numbers to one of the country’s best-known golf courses.

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? 

UK's biggest Golf Operator sold

UK's biggest Golf Operator sold

Oct 13th, 2017

QHotels, which owns ten leading golf resorts in England and Scotland, has been bought in a deal worth £525 million.

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

Sep 20th, 2017

Despite many golfers concerned for the sport’s future, the latest KPMG Golf Participation Report for Europe has demonstrated that golf as a sport has seen some growth in the past year in England, despite the closure of 16 golf courses across the country in the past year. 

Frilford Heath launch 6-hole course

Frilford Heath launch 6-hole course

Aug 31st, 2017

Oxfordshire’s largest golf club, Frilford Heath has announced the launch of a brand new six–hole golf course to encourage beginners and youngsters to get into the game. 

75,727 sign anti-Trump course petition

75,727 sign anti-Trump course petition

Aug 20th, 2017

75,727 people have signed a petition demanding that Aberdeenshire Council reject plans to expand the Trump International Golf Links course. But are they just bandwagon jumping?

Vandals leave excrement in hole

Vandals leave excrement in hole

Aug 17th, 2017

Police were called to Ramsey Golf Club in Cambridgeshire earlier this month after school vandals left fencing broken, sheds beyond repair and portable toilets overturned. And there was worse to come….

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Aug 14th, 2017

Better news from Wentworth, as it has been awarded a prestigious international sustainability certification in recognition of the Club’s commitments to the environment and local community.

Travellers demand £500 ransom

Travellers demand £500 ransom

Aug 12th, 2017

A group of travellers issued a £500 ransom demand to a Yorkshire golf club after parking their caravans in its car park.  

193 UK golf clubs vulnerable

193 UK golf clubs vulnerable

Aug 2nd, 2017

An industry financial analyser has stated that there are 193 golf clubs in the UK that are currently ripe for acquisition, and vulnerable to hostile take over. 

Badgers destroy golf course

Badgers destroy golf course

Jul 30th, 2017

A father and son who recently took over a golf course in Lincolnshire are “living in fear” of badgers who have been causing chaos with the course.

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Jul 13th, 2017

A refreshing blast of change is occurring within the DDF Irish Open, as 2018 will mark the first time Ballyliffin Golf Club will play host to this increasingly high–profile event.

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Jul 4th, 2017

Golf Tourism England (GTE), the membership body representing the golf tourism industry in England, has unveiled its new website showcasing the outstanding quality of golf England has to offer across several regions of the country.

Stoke Park launches academy

Stoke Park launches academy

Jul 4th, 2017

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel is investing a ‘significant six–figure sum' in its golf academy as it looks to build on the success it has achieved in the last few years.

Golf’s positive impact on society

Golf’s positive impact on society

Jul 1st, 2017

Getting out on the golf course has never been better for you or your community, according to a report commissioned by England Golf and the PGA, which looks at the benefits for society of the sport. 

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Jun 27th, 2017

At GolfPunk we are proud of our Sussex roots, so when we heard that Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine estate will be hosting a PGA EuroPro tournament, sponsored by Nokia, we thought we would share this with you.

Dramatic fight back

Dramatic fight back

Jun 25th, 2017

Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36–hole final of The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s yesterday.

Helicopter blows golf ball into hole

Helicopter blows golf ball into hole

Jun 25th, 2017

A player taking part in his club’s monthly competition had stopped at the ninth hole when an air ambulance landed on the fairway. But when it took off, the downdraft from its rotor blades blew the payers ball 25ft from the edge of the green and straight into the hole!

A half in one

A half in one

Jun 25th, 2017

Mark Mcleod, 28, and Hugh Kinniburgh, 63 were playing a match play event for the Lanark Trophy. When they came to the par three 10th, it was a hole–in–one for both players!

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Jun 20th, 2017

Icelander Gisli Sveinbergsson set a new course record during yesterday’s first qualifying round at The 122nd Amateur Championship, which is being played at Princes and Royal St George’s.

Queen's Course renovation programme

Queen's Course renovation programme

Jun 14th, 2017

Gleneagles has completed an 18–month renovation programme – including the installation of innovative drainage technology inspired by the heart’s response to atmospheric pressure – to take the iconic Queen’s Course back to its design roots. 

Four more clubs join

Four more clubs join

Jun 7th, 2017

Four golf clubs have joined the PlayMoreGolf partner network during May, 2017, further highlighting the increasing importance for UK golf venues to adopt a more flexible approach to membership. 

English Golfer dies from lightning strike

English Golfer dies from lightning strike

Jun 7th, 2017

Philip Shard, 60, from Rushmere St Andrew, died at Ipswich Hospital on Wednesday after he was struck by lightning at Fynn Valley Golf Course on Saturday, May 27.

Castle Stuart Ladies Open role

Castle Stuart Ladies Open role

Jun 6th, 2017

One of the UK’s leading golf coaches will help set women golfers on the right course at the Highland Ladies Open at Castle Stuart this year.

Club issues Blackfly warning

Club issues Blackfly warning

May 31st, 2017

A Herefordshire golf club has issued a warning to golfers about one of the most common insects in the UK after a man lost his memory following a bite.

 How Affordable Golf Clubs Really Are

How Affordable Golf Clubs Really Are

May 31st, 2017

Golf over the years has unfortunately gained the association of being an ‘expensive’ sport, mainly because of the membership price of golf clubs. Now Golfsupport.com has calculated how long residents in 18 towns and cities would have to work to earn a membership. 

Donald and Wood wow

Donald and Wood wow

May 31st, 2017

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club members were treated to an exhibition of world–class golf as two of England’s top Tour players took on the JH Taylor course in front of a packed crowd during the week of the BMW PGA Championship.

Barack Obama tees it up

Barack Obama tees it up

May 29th, 2017

Former President Obama Barak has been taking his retirement from the White House seriously, with a bucket list trip to the Old Course at St. Andrews. 

 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.

Gleneagles voted Best Golf Resort in the World

Gleneagles voted Best Golf Resort in the World

May 27th, 2017

Gleneagles has been voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for an unprecedented sixth successive year by readers of Ultratravel, the Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine, and visitors to the telegraph.co.uk website.

The Grove announces David Howell

The Grove announces David Howell

May 27th, 2017

The Grove has announced that multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell will be its first golf ambassador.

Ernie Els expresses pride

Ernie Els expresses pride

May 26th, 2017

Ernie Els has expressed pride and pleasure in the new–look West Course, an Ernie Els Design–led renovation, after carding a one–under par opening round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.  

£240 million plans revealed

£240 million plans revealed

May 20th, 2017

Plans for a £240 million plans Ryder Cup–standard golf course and huge housing development in Bolton have been revealed.

 Re-opened Stoke Park passes muster

Re-opened Stoke Park passes muster

May 19th, 2017

Members and visitors have given the ‘thumbs up' to the recently re–opened golf course at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel.

Another VAT windfall for UK courses?

Another VAT windfall for UK courses?

May 19th, 2017

A ruling that is due to be heard in the Supreme Court this summer could lead to a new round of refunds being applied to golf clubs, which has been valued at £300 million.

Discord at Watford FC

Discord at Watford FC

May 18th, 2017

One of Watford's senior players missed training before the recent game against Liverpool to play a game of golf, such was the breakdown in his relationship with Walter Mazzarri.

And the BAFTA goes to....

And the BAFTA goes to....

May 17th, 2017

European Tour Productions and Sky Sports have received recognition for their joint coverage of The 2016 Open Championship, winning the BAFTA in the Sport category.

How virtual reality

How virtual reality

May 16th, 2017

The common perception of Virtual Reality (VR) is that it is just for video gamers – but Harris Kalinka, the world’s leading golf course animation company, is showing how it can be applied for the benefit of the golf industry.

Changes at Royal Dornoch

Changes at Royal Dornoch

May 16th, 2017

Royal Dornoch Golf Club has completed a number of course changes in a drive for continuous improvement, and has been recently named as one of the Top 10 courses in Scotland.

Seve’s 60-year legacy

Seve’s 60-year legacy

May 3rd, 2017

The Shire London, where Ballesteros designed his only full UK golf course, has created a special 'Seve 60' deal in May 2017, in his memory.

Loch Lomond voted best course in Scotland

Loch Lomond voted best course in Scotland

May 2nd, 2017

Golfers have awarded Loch Lomond Golf Club with the title of best golf club of Scotland in 2017, with an average rating of 9,41. The Golfers' Choice rankings are based on 350,000 reviews from golfers across Europe on Leadingcourses.com.

Stuart Hogg v Richie Ramsay

Stuart Hogg v Richie Ramsay

Apr 16th, 2017

It's on! Scotland full–back Stuart Hogg takes on European Tour Pro Richie Ramsay... at Murrayfield... 

Is Rory switching to Callaway?

Is Rory switching to Callaway?

Jan 1st, 2017

According to a report from NoLayingUp.com, Rory McIlroy is switching to Callaway woods (the new GBB Epic Sub Zero) and irons (Apex MB), an Odyssey putter and Titleist ball (Pro V1x) and wedges (Titleist Vokey).

Mike Tindall talks golf

Mike Tindall talks golf

Oct 4th, 2016

England rugby hero and World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers our friends at American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out how he got into golf, what is the best part of his game and who was the worst golfer in the England team.

Musement launches online Tour Operation

Musement launches online Tour Operation

May 8th, 2016

Tours and activities pioneer Musement has launched its brand new venture, the world’s first online tour operator for luxury golf holidays in Europe.

A Quick Livener #8

A Quick Livener #8

Dec 21st, 2015

Helping the GolfPunk Gravy this week & Bunching Arse... Including the man with 4,000 hickory clubs, Ellie Day, Lebron James, Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Tiger Woods and Butch Harmon...

Walker Pups Storm To Win

Walker Pups Storm To Win

Sep 13th, 2015

GB& Ireland's young guns got off to another great start in the Sunday morning foursomes, when they won three of their four matches to book a 10-6 lead before the crucial 10 single matches. Only one of the foursomes matches went to the USA, with the pairing of Beau Hossler and Denny McCarthy beating Paul Dunne and Gary Hurley.