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Golf bedlam – Ouch! John Daly

Golf bedlam – Ouch! John Daly

Mar 4th, 2017

Troubled by a nagging pain in his right hand, John Daly had been struggling to play his normal – some would say erratic – game during one of his regular excursions to Europe.

Golf bedlam in the Bahamas

Golf bedlam in the Bahamas

Jan 11th, 2017

As we reported yesterday, the opening event of the Web.com Tour, the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, took a complete battering from the weather. And for one Pro this led to the loss of 32 balls!  

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

Nov 2nd, 2018

The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Oct 28th, 2018

A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”

The Top 10 Golfing Confessions Ever

The Top 10 Golfing Confessions Ever

Oct 26th, 2018

Someone clever once said: ‘Golf is a game in which you yell ‘Fore’, score six and write down five’. Mind you, he could have been wrong, as these 10 confessors comprehensively prove otherwise.

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

 The golf swing that has gone viral

The golf swing that has gone viral

Jun 30th, 2018

44-year-old Ho-sung Choi is a South Korean Touring Pro who makes his living primarily on the Japan Golf Tour. And this video of his golf swing has now gone viral, which comes as no surprise once you seen it!

The man with the 15,000 golf ball collection

The man with the 15,000 golf ball collection

May 3rd, 2018

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.

Golf stars' 1st tee anthems at Zurich Classic

Golf stars' 1st tee anthems at Zurich Classic

Apr 29th, 2018

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...

Golf in Islay the Stratajet way

Golf in Islay the Stratajet way

Apr 23rd, 2018

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. 

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Apr 17th, 2018

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.

First worldwide Crazy Golf Tournament launched

First worldwide Crazy Golf Tournament launched

Apr 14th, 2018

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.

Drug Cheats Least Likely to be in Golf, Say 90% of Fans

Drug Cheats Least Likely to be in Golf, Say 90% of Fans

Apr 10th, 2018

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?

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

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...

Take The Mastermind Golf Challenge

Take The Mastermind Golf Challenge

Mar 31st, 2018

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?

Mini Indoor Golf

Mini Indoor Golf

Feb 4th, 2018

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.

Donald Trump's golf habit costing the US taxpayer dear

Donald Trump's golf habit costing the US taxpayer dear

Jan 20th, 2018

President Donald Trump's flights to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey have cost taxpayers $15,994 per hour, and his recent flights have totaled over $3 million dollars. But that does not even take into account trips he made in the first six months of his presidency.

How to win  £2 million mansion with its own golf course

How to win £2 million mansion with its own golf course

Dec 20th, 2017

A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3million mansion for £10.50 a ticket, and it will come complete with a Rolls-Royce, a fully stocked wine cellar, as well as a gardener and housekeeper. What's not to like?!

Horror show of a golf swing

Horror show of a golf swing

Dec 19th, 2017

There are golf swings, and there are golf swings. This comes into the more unusual category, but whatever gets you through your round is our attitude at GolfPunk Towers.

Is this the coolest Golf Game on Earth?

Is this the coolest Golf Game on Earth?

Dec 10th, 2017

Welcome to the Inaugural Antarctic Clock Golf championship where players battled it out in one of the world’s most remote locations for surely the coolest golf game.

87-year-old wins Welsh golf club league

87-year-old wins Welsh golf club league

Dec 9th, 2017

According to Wales Online, 87-year-old Graham Davies "was the most consistent scorer" from March to September in the Ashburnham Golf Club's stags section. Age and experience beat the young guns. 

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Nov 23rd, 2017

According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old  star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.

How to get rid of a rattle snake with your golf clubs

How to get rid of a rattle snake with your golf clubs

Nov 20th, 2017

Former pro Ice Hockey player, Jeremy Roenick had a bit of a domestic issue this weekend at his house in Arizona. It was the not so small matter of a rattle snake in the garage. So how did he sort it out? With his golf clubs of course! 

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

Nov 15th, 2017

The Night Golf Company have been running events across the UK for 5 years now and just a week after their 5th anniversary, they saw what they believe to the UK's first Night Golf Hole-in-One! Not only that, they saw the 2nd just 2 nights later!

Hailstones the size of golf balls

Hailstones the size of golf balls

Nov 12th, 2017

OK, so this isn’t strictly golf related, but this story did very much catch our eye. Perth’s coastal suburbs were hammered by a massive storm, which featured these amazing golf ball sized hailstones.

Millenium Falcon spotted on golf course

Millenium Falcon spotted on golf course

Nov 9th, 2017

The iconic Millennium Falcon has been spotted by fans, not in a galaxy far away, but on the borders of a golf course in Surrey - Barrow Hills Golf Club to be precise.

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?

 Golf versus basketball challenges

Golf versus basketball challenges

Oct 20th, 2017

Our friends from the 18Birdies Team traveled out to the Midwest and met NBA Legend/Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd for a best-of-five series of golf & basketball challenges versus LPGA pro Kris Tschetter. Who comes out on top? Check out the video to find out!

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Oct 19th, 2017

The Chinese government has closed two of the countries top golf courses owned by real estate mogul Wang Jianlin, according to reports from CNN.

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Oct 19th, 2017

President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.

Swapping night clubs for golf clubs

Swapping night clubs for golf clubs

Oct 17th, 2017

As well as being deterred by the high cost of club entry and expensive drinks, it seems that people are continuing to turn away from nightclubs and looking for more unusual and unique experiences when they go out for the night. Including golf....

Watch Sylvester Stallone's daughter crush golf shot

Watch Sylvester Stallone's daughter crush golf shot

Oct 15th, 2017

With a name like Sistine, you better be able to be good at stuff. Fortunately for Sistine Stallone, she doesn't seem to have a problem in this department. Especially when she's swinging the wrenches...

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Oct 14th, 2017

Andy Sullivan's house in Magyar Crescent, Whitestone, is up for sale with Fine and Country, and offers over £900,000 are being welcomed. We take a look at the place and ponder what Sulli gets up to here...

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

Sep 21st, 2017

Here's some impressive golf ball juggling skills from ex Chelsea skipper and now Aston Villa player John Terry. Villa may be lingering in mid table, but it looks like Terry is on top of his golf game at least.

Trump tweets video of his golf ball hitting Clinton

Trump tweets video of his golf ball hitting Clinton

Sep 18th, 2017

So what if we've got flood and hurricane disasters, North Korea edging us closer to conflict and general worldwide secutiry threats, the President of the United States has got better things ot worry about, like how to continue his feud with ex-Presidential rival Hilary Clinton. Nice one, Trumper...

Man throws entire golf set into lake

Man throws entire golf set into lake

Aug 25th, 2017

We've all had our off days on the golf course, but it looks like this poor chap has chucked the game in for good, and with it all his sticks.

Hoonigans transform golf cart

Hoonigans transform golf cart

Aug 11th, 2017

The chaps down at Hoonigan.com have transformed a run of the mill golf cart into a bit of a beast, ideally designed for ‘drifting.’ Check out this bad boy here.

Win a round of golf with Donald Trump

Win a round of golf with Donald Trump

Aug 5th, 2017

Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci had a cunning plan for an online lottery to play golf with The Trump, just before he got his marching orders.

Expect the unexpected with Ghetto Golf

Expect the unexpected with Ghetto Golf

Jul 29th, 2017

Ghetto Golf is set to open in Birmingham in October, and will offer crazy golf as you’ve never seen it before, plus cocktails, street food and DJs.

Pop up golf course

Pop up golf course

Jul 13th, 2017

A company called Stadiumlinks have been mastering the art of the pop-up–golf course, and here is their latest transformation.

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Jul 11th, 2017

American Golf is inviting golfers across the UK & Ireland to enter its biggest ever competition and be in with a chance of scooping 1 Million Dollars. 

Escaped Camel recaptured on golf course

Escaped Camel recaptured on golf course

Jul 11th, 2017

A camel escaped from a circus and led police on a merry dance through peak–hour traffic on one of the busiest roads in Darwin, Australia, before being recaptured on a local golf course.

Gator attacks golf ball diver

Gator attacks golf ball diver

Jul 9th, 2017

Who knew alligators were so protective of their golf balls? This one – let's call him Steve – clearly had some lake ball re-sale deal already in place covering the Florida area.

Cliffhanger! Dorset golf course falls into ocean

Cliffhanger! Dorset golf course falls into ocean

Jun 30th, 2017

As if bumping into acting luvvies David Tennant and Olivia Colman while they're filming Broadchurch wasn't bad enough, now the members of Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club have been dealt another blow as half the 15th hole sank into the ocean.

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!

Amazing Croatian golf pad

Amazing Croatian golf pad

Jun 25th, 2017

Now here's a proper golfers pad! It has its own smart golf course, five swimming pools, 57 bedrooms and a helipad! Oh, and I forgot to add that it comes complete with its own marina.

Golf club members stunned

Golf club members stunned

Jun 21st, 2017

Members of Westhoughton Golf Club, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, were amazed when a pilot landed his Steen Skybolt sports bi–plane on the 14th hole's 356–yard par–4 fairway.

Top 10 Golf Quitters

Top 10 Golf Quitters

Jun 19th, 2017

To paraphrase Full Metal Jacket: "Are you quitting on me? Well, are you? Then quit, you slimy walrus-looking piece of dirt! Get off of my golf course! NOW! MOVE IT!’ is what should have been said to this list of sad saps…

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Jun 19th, 2017

What happens wheh you get a golf trick short maestro and three Arsenal players together for a bout of golf-soccer trickery... Over to Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal, Petr Čech and young Mr Geoff Swain...

Aqua golf anyone?

Aqua golf anyone?

Jun 3rd, 2017

US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his country from the 2015 Paris climate agreement has got everyone up in arms, and led to some strange predictions, including Aqua Golf! 

Parkour meets golf

Parkour meets golf

May 26th, 2017

Here's a great little video that the European Tour have released for the BMW PGA Championship. It's Parkour golf as Thomas Pieters' playing partner takes extreme measures to make his tee time. 

Another daft golf rule

Another daft golf rule

May 19th, 2017

Sometimes there are hard choices to make in golf, and Jacksonville University golfer David was faced with one of them. He could either take a two shot penalty or go for a swim.      

Golfer kills bird

Golfer kills bird

May 10th, 2017

A golfer on the 18th at Sawgrass takes out a bird off the tee! 

Yesterday's Golf News Today #13

Yesterday's Golf News Today #13

Apr 24th, 2017

This content is not available on The Golf Channel. Or any other channel for that matter... When golf enters the Twilight Zone...

Alligator eats man's golf ball

Alligator eats man's golf ball

Mar 27th, 2017

An alligator has eaten a man's golf ball on a course in Florida. This is definitively not a case of play it where it lies! 

Bees learn how to play golf

Bees learn how to play golf

Feb 24th, 2017

Taking inspiration from Troon's Postage Stamp, they built a circular platform with a small hole in the centre filled with sugar solution, into which bees had to move a ball to get a reward.

Photographer taken out by 145mph golf shot

Photographer taken out by 145mph golf shot

Feb 17th, 2017

Ever wondered what would happen if a golfer snap-hooked his drive into an unsuspecting photographer? No, us neither. But that's what happened at Graeme McDowell's Fantasy Golf Camp...