Feb 4th, 2017
Audrey and Craig Stammen were enjoying a round of golf on their honeymoon. They were playing in Manele, Lanai, Hawaii when the golfing gods smiled on Audrey.
Audrey and Craig Stammen were enjoying a round of golf on their honeymoon. They were playing in Manele, Lanai, Hawaii when the golfing gods smiled on Audrey.
It's a win for Justin Thomas at the SBS Tournament in Hawaii, as he beats Hideki Matsuyama by three shots to bag the first PGA Tour event of the year. And there were some suprising performances as well.
No sooner has Trump ditched his press pool to play golf at his Jupiter, Florida, course than reports come in about President Obama teeing it up again on his hols in Hawaii. If you want to be leader of the free world, well then you'd better get golfing!
President Obama has been in California for a quick two day fund raising trip, and he clearly had his clubs loaded onto Airforce One as he managed to slip in another sneaky round. But we think he has missed a much bigger trick.
La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational, a Ladies European Tour event sponsored by La Reserva de Sotogrande and organized by Deporte & Business that will be played from 16 to 19 May, will mark the first of three visits to Spain for the LET in 2019.
Galvin Green, the leading premium performance golf apparel brand, has launched its most advanced collection of technical clothing for the start of the 2019 season, with a total of 368 ground-breaking garments and matching accessories.
Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish hotel and sporting estate, has today announced Hannah McCook, as a new Golf Ambassador, supporting the iconic Perthshire venue’s plans to inspire more young people, school children and women to take up the game.
Guangdong’s Liang En Qi will line up alongside many of the world’s best golfers at the 2019 Volvo China Open after winning the tournament’s Amateur Qualifying Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in Haikou, Hainan Province.
Golf Pride® today announced it is expanding its popular TOUR SNSR™ putter grip family with the new Contour Pro. The Contour Pro putter grip offers the leading Tour-preferred, pistol-shape in two oversized models for unsurpassed feel and feedback.
An association of consultants working within the golf industry has responded to national media coverage of a report which criticised a city council for spending £2,400 on golf consultancy services.
Canterbury Golf Club is gearing up for the staging of The Open Championship in July 2020 at nearby Royal St George’s by linking up with fellow Kent golf clubs in Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership.
Srixon are celebrating a successful weekend, as three staffers claimed huge worldwide wins with the all-new Z-STAR Series golf ball.
The $9 million one-on-one golf event, contested between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods over Thanksgiving Weekend in Las Vegas, was criticized from some quarters for being a vulgar spectacle.
Take the worry out of your game and enjoy yourself. Tiger Woods and Fred Couples give it to us straight...
Golf's traditional short-haul markets may be in danger of losing business to the pro-active ‘new kids on the block' if they don't reconsider their pricing strategies.
After hosting Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship and the English Boys’ U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play (McGregor Trophy), during a benchmark year in 2018, Kedleston Park has been named as one of four finalists in the Championship Venue of the Year category of the England Golf Awards 2019.
Matt Kuchar is a decent guy, you'll often see him out and about in the town talking to fans, having dinner, wherever the Open is while other tour players hide themselves away in their hotel rooms. On the occasion of his first win in four years at the Mayakoba Classic last November, after signing his card, receiving his trophy and squaring off his caddie, he probably felt he had a right to swan off into the sunset and enjoy himself. However, a look over his shoulder was required...
The Shenzhen Genzon Golf Club will be the venue for the 25th staging of the Volvo China Open when China's National Open Golf Championship returns to the city from May 2-5, 2019.
16-year-old Lucy Li has been given a ‘one-time warning’ by the USGA after appearing in an advertisement for Apple.
PUMA Golf has introduced its Spring Summer 2019 apparel and accessories collection for men, women and junior golfers.
How to play golf in the rain by Tiger Woods. No umbrella, 15 gloves and wet jumpers...
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £11,649, raised by its customers over the festive period.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has joined the growing number of elite golfing venues to partner with Golfmanager, the rapidly-growing Spanish company offering the most modern golf club management software in the world.
With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.
Callaway, Cobra, The Belfry, Duca del Cosma, Zen Green Stage and Power Tee are some of the latest well-known brands to confirm their presence at this year’s inaugural British Golf Show.
When your golf course is clay-based you face a lot of challenges. We meet the people at Haywards Heath Golf Club tasked with bringing the best out of their golf course...
A unique event over in Australia this week: The first three rounds are stroke play but on Sunday the top 24 play knockout match play over 6 holes, with the top 8 getting a bye into second round of knockout. Over in USA we have the Genesis Open that boasts the best quality field so far this year!!!
Callaway Staff Professional Phil Mickelson claimed his 44th career win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with the help of Callaway’s revolutionary Triple Track and Epic Flash Technology.
What do you mean it's your first time? Well, let us hold your hand and walk you through the basics...
Argentario Golf Resort & Spa’s popular Spring ProAm which regularly attracts visitors from all over the world will this year take place on May 18 & 19 at one of Tuscany’s top golf resorts in the Maremma region of Italy.
75% of all golf shots take place within 125-yards of the green. So you need a range finder. Bushnell Outdoor Products, makers of the #1 laser rangefinder on the PGA Tour have launched its latest and most innovative laser rangefinder – Pro XE.
The Dom Pedro Old Course, situated in the heart of the stunning Algarve, has once again been recognised among the finest venues for golf anywhere in the world, having been named the Best Golf Course in Portugal in the 2019 edition of the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards.
Golfers eager to sharpen their short-game skills can combine state-of-the-art facilities and a world-renowned coaching progamme thanks to a new link-up between Foxhills and Dave Pelz Golf Schools.
Golf's a crazy sport. Phil Mickelson goes five years without a PGA Tour win then wins the WGC in Mexico in 2018 and now, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for a record-equalling fifth time.
Paige Spiranac: Social media sensation; Anti-bullying campaigner; GolfPunk... here's what she's been up to lately...
The Mossy Oak Golf Club in West Point, Mississippi is the result of a golf course working in harmony with its natural surroundings.
The Bobcat and The Bear golf courses share several common characteristics and will leave you with many lasting memories.
Group holidaymakers looking for style and luxury in Mallorca will be turning their attentions to Carrossa after the addition of two new lavish villas.
Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.
It was announced just last week that Justin Rose had signed up as an ambassador for men’s clothing brand Bonobos. I have to be honest and admit that I’d never heard of Bonobos before, so I’ve been doing a little digging into the brand that will now be worn on and off the course by the current World No 1 golfer.
Englishman Jordan Smith, one of the rising young stars of European golf, has been confirmed as a Callaway Staff Professional, using a full bag of Callaway and Odyssey product, including Chrome Soft X Golf Ball.
Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is taking its luxury golf customer experience to new levels after becoming the first venue in Portugal to partner with Tagmarshal, the leading provider of pace of play, golf management software.
A new golf campaign, aimed specifically at encouraging more women to travel to Scotland to play golf, has been launched today by VisitScotland.
Is it any coincidence that Tiger Woods – now that he's not launching himself at the ball like an angry octopus – is staying healthy on the golf course? A new study suggests this is the case...
Spain is one of the most sought-after golf holiday destinations in the world and Your Golf Travel customers have the opportunity to secure the best tee times at championship courses scattered around Andalucia including Valderrama Golf Club, Finca Cortesin, La Reserva and many more.
Callaway has further strengthened its team of Staff Professionals representing the brand on the PGA European Tour with the signing of Tom Lewis.
Sunderland of Scotland, has revealed its collection for Spring Summer 2019.
Globally-renowned whisky distillers Tomatin are returning as headline sponsors of a prestigious Pro Am golf tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses.
Here's how a retiring couple took the plunge and bought a golf course in Sebring, Florida.
The inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship will be hosted at the stunning Trevose Golf Club, on the North Cornwall Coast this coming June (20th - 23rd). Here's a little taste of what to expect on this stunning course.
World #3 Dustin Johnson used his prodigious length off the tee combined with TaylorMade's new Speed Injected Twist Face™ technology to win the Saudi International by 2 shots from fellow Team TaylorMade athlete Haotong Li.
In just his second week playing the TP5x competitively after more than a decade playing his previous model, TaylorMade's newest staffer has captured the 2nd victory for the new '19 TP5/x line in the same day following stablemate Dustin Johnson's victory at the Saudi International.
As millions geared up to watch the “Big Game” on Sunday, they were treated to an exciting Sunday finish at the Waste Management Phoenix Open as COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Rickie Fowler worked to hold on to his 54-hole lead and capture his sixth career victory.
Quinta do Lago is set to build on a record-breaking year after seeing a significant rise in golf green-fee bookings in 2018.
Groups of lady golfers looking to book a golf break can now rely on the services of a specialist team, after Golf Escapes launched a ladies’ portfolio titled The Ladies Collection (TLC).
Sergio Garcia has sensationally been disqualified from the third round of the Saudi International on a charge of serious misconduct.
The PGA of America has issued a statement following the death of Alice Dye - the First Lady of Golf Architecture.
40 of Ireland's leading golf clubs and resorts are coming together next week in Belfast, brought to you by Golf Ireland in association with Fáilte Ireland.
During the week of Saudi Arabia’s inaugural European Tour event, the Saudi International, the Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation (SGF), has announced a golf development programme which looks set to transform the golfing landscape in the Kingdom.
Entries have opened for the year’s first key domestic men’s elite amateur event, the 72-hole Berkhamsted Trophy in association with Bushnell Golf, which takes place from 4th – 6th April at Berkhamsted Golf Club.
With new driver releases from golf’s biggest names boasting length, forgiveness and the latest technology, it can be a minefield working out where to spend your hard-earned cash.
There's nothing better than spahing out your hard earned on a shiny new set of golf sticks. But would you pay £420.00 per iron? That's what the new Bently BC2 cavity irons will set you back.
Abu Dhabi was once again at the centre of the golfing world this January; as all eyes turned to the Middle East to watch some of the top golfers in the world descend onto some of the best-conditioned courses on the circuit.
This has made our week at GolfPunk. Gary Woodland, we salute you. And Amy Bockerstette, you a star!
Golf is a sport driven by the feet. Walking from shot to shot, every step bringing you closer to the hole. Every element of your shot – the traction, the torque, the power and the precision – comes from the ground up, and few know this better than 3-time Major Champion Jordan Spieth.
DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will open its doors today, boasting lake-front views, and four unique restaurants. The new hotel joins four other DoubleTree by Hilton properties within Spain.
TaylorMade has announced the release of its new 2019 golf bag line, which utilise the company’s popular and proven FlexTech™ technology.
The British Speedgolf Pairs Championships will take place on Saturday 8 June, at Sweetwoods Park Golf club, a parkland course bordering East Sussex, Kent and West Sussex.
Now we're talking. If you want to speed up play on the golf course, just put the image of free ice cold beer on the end of a stick and wave it in front of players as they embark on nine holes. That's what they did at Palmares and it worked...
In today’s era, not every sports fan out there would associate golf players as being one of the most handsomely paid on the circuit. In fact, it’s only since Tiger Woods made golf his own that earnings and endorsements have sky-rocketed to a level that makes it all the more envious.
Is long-injured Tiger finally out of the woods?
This week we focus on the Saudi International and the Phoenix Waste Management.
It takes a lot for Tiger Woods to turn down a massive appearance fee (reportedly north of $6m) and a free yacht, but that's what happened recently when the European Tour came knocking with an invite to the Saudi International, the country's first professional significant golf tournament.
Hever Castle Golf Club is launching a Health & Wellbeing Centre, known as Hever Castle Wellbeing, this Spring to enhance the club’s offering to members, visiting golfers and members of the public.
PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club is ready to enhance its position at the forefront of the European golf resort market, with latest figures revealing that golf bookings in 2019 are 15 per cent up on the same time last year.
Justin Rose reinforced his status as the world’s leading golfer and saw his own Tour statistics rise in winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday with a majestic performance using HONMA TWorld 747 driver, irons and wedges for only the second time in competition.
Callaway® Apparel has announced the launch of SWING TECH™ - technology that fuses athletic performance with classic fit and game-changing innovation.
Here's our countdown of the most bonkers looking trophies in golf.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is a Portugal-based, international brand of hotels and resorts in Portugal and Brazil. What was formerly known as Dom Pedro Hotels Group, is now Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection.
"He's the number one player in the world, and he's showing why." That was Adam Scott taking about Justin Rose immedately after finishing second to the Englishman by two shots at Torrey Pines in the FarmersInsurance Open.
We may still only be in January, but there has already been a major rules incident, which in this case has left Haotong Li €100,000 out of pocket. HIs fellow tour players have come out in condemnation.
Bryson DeCbambeau breaks 30-year record at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to claim his first European Tour victory and his 4th win in 9 starts with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies in the bag.
Bryson DeChambeau shot a sublime 64 in the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to win his first European Tour event by seven shots.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community is no doubt one of the most exciting golfing destinations in Europe, and they have some new Spring offers to tempt you out there.
16-year-old Californian, Alex Weber was swimming in a small cove near Carmel, two years ago, when she discovered that there were literally hundreds of golf balls on the beach and in the water.
Get your golf game ready for 2019 with Jeff Ritter. Here is a great tip to make sure you're making a good turn with your golf swing. It's all about buttons and chest 'up' at the end of your back swing...
What's the science with having the flag in or out when putting, chipping etc? Is the ball more or less likely to drop with it in or out? Only one way to find out, ask the Golf Scientist himself, Bryson DeChambeau...
G/FORE, the luxury lifestyle brand and golf disruptors have launched the MG4.1, an exciting new crossover golf shoe category for the brand. It looks like a mix of a golf shoe and a sprinter's spike-slipper and is infused with premium lightweight comfort and performance technologies that promise comfort on and off the course.
Serious Golfers are better equipped than ever with high performance clothing designed to help them play the game more often even in extreme conditions, according to new research commissioned by leading golf apparel brand Galvin Green among passionate American and British players.
With an emphasis on speed-generating face technology, maximised MOI’s and added adjustability, PING have introduced the G410 fairway woods, hybrids and crossovers to ensure golfers have multiple options to properly gap their sets.
Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019 Phantom X family – a collection of nine new modern mallets engineered to take putting performance to the next level. There is, quite literally, something for everyone here!
Renowned for its outstanding mixture of history, culture and gastronomy, Lisbon also provides access to a plethora of first-class golf courses, and players can experience some of its finest this spring with ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s new stay-and-play breaks.
Today, PUMA Golf announced a multi-year partnership with celebrated PGA Tour professional Gary Woodland that will see him wearing PUMA Golf apparel, footwear and accessories on the course.
Galvin Green has boosted the line-up of global ambassadors for the 2019 season with the addition of proven Tour winners to wear its premium apparel.
2019 Models Provide Improved Tee-To-Green Performance and now include New High Optic Yellow Colour Options.
Golf Pride® today announced it will be broadening availability with a new Tour Velvet Plus4™ grip.
Galvin Green, the leading technical performance golf clothing brand, is calling younger golfers to attention with its military-inspired EDGE collection for 2019.
Trusting the tour-validated performance of his Srixon and Cleveland Golf equipment, Shane Lowry kicked off 2019 with a magnificent wire-to-wire victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after a thrilling final-round battle with Richard Sterne.
The European Tour’s innovative GolfSixes event will enter a new era in 2019 when it moves to continental Europe for the first time, with the Municipality of Cascais and the spectacular Oitavos Dunes in Portugal set to host GolfSixes Cascais from June 7-8.