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We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

Jul 5th, 2018

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

 £2 million investment for Lough Erne

£2 million investment for Lough Erne

Jun 21st, 2016

Lough Erne hosted the G8 in 2013, but missed out on the 2017 Irish Open when the European Tour decided to opt for a ‘traditional links course strategy.’ Now the owners have announced a huge expansion plan.

Ryder Cup for Limerick?

Ryder Cup for Limerick?

Mar 10th, 2017

Billionaire JP McManus has spoken for the first time about his “dream” of bringing the Ryder Cup to Limerick.

Druids Glen looks to the courts for protection

Druids Glen looks to the courts for protection

May 21st, 2016

Druids Glen Golf Club Ltd has sought the protection of the High Court after a company, which acquired a loan from Anglo Irish Bank some years ago, appointed a receiver over the 18 hole championship course. Stick in their guys and gals.

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Nov 20th, 2018

According to its founder, the premium Bettinardi putter brand has been taken to a new level this year - thanks to a record collection of wins on the European, PGA, and LPGA Tours.

Molinari's No 1 European Crowning

Molinari's No 1 European Crowning

Nov 20th, 2018

As the 2018 European Tour season concluded in Dubai, Titleist golf ball loyalist Francesco Molinari claimed the Race to Dubai title, rounding-off another year of success for the #1 ball in golf.    

From Tennis to Golf – The story of Ivan Lendl

From Tennis to Golf – The story of Ivan Lendl

Nov 19th, 2018

Recently back in the news for his coaching work with Alexander Zverev, Ivan Lendl is a huge name in professional tennis, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport. But he has a great golf story to tell as well.

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Nov 19th, 2018

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.

Lumine shines on global golf stage

Lumine shines on global golf stage

Nov 19th, 2018

Praise has been circulating around Lumne Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community following the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School, as competitors recognise the quality of the golf courses on offer.

love.golf coaches throw out the rule book

love.golf coaches throw out the rule book

Nov 17th, 2018

Golf took on an entirely different form courtesy of a group of coaches from women’s coaching initiative, love.golf, at their annual conference in St. Pancras, London.

 Actress Margot Robbie swings the wrenches

Actress Margot Robbie swings the wrenches

Nov 17th, 2018

Australian actress Margot Robbie has posted a couple of pictures on her Twitter account, which she has now taken down, showing her out swinging the wrenches.

The remarkable story of golf disruptor Jan Stephenson

The remarkable story of golf disruptor Jan Stephenson

Nov 17th, 2018

It’s been quite a life. From turning down Donald Trump to almost single-handedly saving the LPGA Tour, to major wins and a stint in an insane asylum. Finally, she is being inducted to the World Golf Hall Of Fame, amid strong rumours that Margot Robbie has agreed to play Jan in the movie story of her life.

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Nov 16th, 2018

Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns.

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Nov 16th, 2018

At GolfPunk we are always looking out for new golf destinations, and when this video caught our eye, we thought we had to share it. Golf in Ecuador! We are loving the idea, and are ready to pack our bags at a moment's notice. 

Top 10 Golfing Sportsmen

Top 10 Golfing Sportsmen

Nov 15th, 2018

60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

Nov 15th, 2018

Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have added several new styles to their women’s ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 offering, with the popularGORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing style.

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

Nov 15th, 2018

Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence company, has predicted that Tommy Fleetwood will come out on top in his contest with Francesco Molinari this week when they face off at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Fleming Golf Tips: DP Tour Championship

Fleming Golf Tips: DP Tour Championship

Nov 14th, 2018

So close last weekend with Danny Lee 109/1 and J J Spaun 76/1 finishing 2nd and 3rd in the Mayakoba Classic In Mexico to Matt Kuchar! Two events this week, the DP world Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

Nov 14th, 2018

It's Final Qualifying at the European Tour's Q School at Lumine on Spain's Costa Daurada. Career's are on the line, and it's properly brutal with six rounds of competition golf. Here's how the players prepare themselves for this awesome challenge.

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Nov 13th, 2018

Titleist celebrated an incredible milestone for the Pro V1 golf ball at the Nedbank Golf Challenge this weekend, notching up its 3,000th win since the launch of the franchise in 2000 at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas.

Three and easy for Royal Mougins

Three and easy for Royal Mougins

Nov 13th, 2018

Royal Mougins Golf Resort is celebrating a fantastic hat-trick after being named as ‘France’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the annual World Golf Awards for the third year in a row.

Tiger Wood takes on Phil Mickelson at Golf Pong

Tiger Wood takes on Phil Mickelson at Golf Pong

Nov 11th, 2018

As the build up to the Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson head-to-head continues, here's a little taster as Phil takes on Tiger at a bit of Golf Pong. And the winner is................?  

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

Nov 9th, 2018

There's nothing worse than having to grin your way through Christmas Day wearing an 'it's the thought that counts' jumper given to you by a well-meaning but partially sighted relative who still thinks you're six years old. Those days are over, just point them in our direction as we bring you the 12 finest jumpers to grace the earth this Autumn/Winter season... 

Christmas comes early at Quinta do Lago

Christmas comes early at Quinta do Lago

Nov 9th, 2018

Golfers seeking a last-minute break before Christmas can enjoy exceptional value at Portugal's exclusive Quinta do Lago resort over the next month, with discounts of 10 per cent available on three, five and seven-night packages. 

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

Nov 8th, 2018

Spain's La Manga Club celebrated its past and present after enjoying a memorable night of success at the 2018 World Golf Awards, which included being named ‘Europe's Best Golf Venue' for the second year in a row. 

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Nov 8th, 2018

We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.

Golf in Turkey with the Club Nobilis Experience

Golf in Turkey with the Club Nobilis Experience

Nov 8th, 2018

I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nov 7th, 2018

Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years.  And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.   

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

Nov 7th, 2018

Get your golf boots on skinneeeyyy, the plane for the Bahamas is about to start boarding and it's got your name on it. Woaahh, I'm going to Barba..

Golf's Top 10 caddie chats

Golf's Top 10 caddie chats

Nov 7th, 2018

Caddies are not just there to lug your sticks around. They are your crutch, sounding board, punchbag and saviour. They can also be sarky blighters…

Golf's Top 10 Rule Breakers

Golf's Top 10 Rule Breakers

Nov 7th, 2018

Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

Nov 7th, 2018

Adri Arnaus shot a final round 69 (-3) to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in rhe Unitied Arab Emirates and secure his gradutation to the European Tour for the 2019 season.

Win Your Fourball This Winter With These 6 Essential Tips!

Win Your Fourball This Winter With These 6 Essential Tips!

Nov 7th, 2018

Golf depends on the weather. The winter months bring on the “Shall I, shan’t I” feeling. It’s rarely too hot to play a round but in the winter months, the wind, rain and snow can put us off playing. The expression “fair weather golfer” has become a little derisory; c’mon, a bit of wind and rain won’t hurt you! But, ice and snow… hmmm.

Justin Rose Returns to the top

Justin Rose Returns to the top

Nov 7th, 2018

Lamkin Corporation has congratulated brand ambassador Justin Rose on his win at the Turkish Airlines Open and his return to the top of the Official Golf World Rankings.

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

Nov 7th, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort continues to wow golfers from across the globe as it was named ‘World’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the 2018 World Golf Awards held at La Manga, Spain, over the weekend.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Golfing stars head to Lumine

Golfing stars head to Lumine

Nov 6th, 2018

Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community will soon play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines by staging the conclusion to European Tour Qualifying School for the second consecutive time, from November 10-15.

Carly Booth's great pitching tip

Carly Booth's great pitching tip

Nov 2nd, 2018

The Golf Nurse Will See You Now: This won't hurt a bit she says, as Carly Booth shows us how to aproach an elevated pin.

Jeff Ritter's Putting Masterclass

Jeff Ritter's Putting Masterclass

Nov 2nd, 2018

Putting Masterclass with GolfPunk's Sultan Of Swing: Top 100 Golf Instructor Jeff Ritter gives us the lowdown on how to get the perfect set up and execution for your putting stroke: It's birdie time!!

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...

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Nov 2nd, 2018

It's tight at the top in Turkey. Rosey may be top of the leaderboard but only by one from Tom Lewis after the Emglishman fired a dazzling 63. There is also a return to form with Danny Willet in contention after a 65. All the best action here...

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Nov 2nd, 2018

British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced that any European customer buying a new X9 Follow this Christmas will be able to claim a FREE Stewart Golf cart bag of their choice worth up to £199.  

Swastika carved into a green

Swastika carved into a green

Nov 2nd, 2018

A Vietnam veteran who was playing on a course in Indianapolis last weekend had a surprise in store when he came to the eighth green. He found a swastika carved into the green, along with a racial slur.

Golf at ROBINSON Club Nobilis

Golf at ROBINSON Club Nobilis

Nov 1st, 2018

I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.

Golf's Top 10 Horror Shots

Golf's Top 10 Horror Shots

Oct 31st, 2018

We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Oct 31st, 2018

1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!  

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Oct 31st, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 31st, 2018

Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Oct 31st, 2018

There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.

Cobra Golf launch King F9 Speedback Metalwoods

Cobra Golf launch King F9 Speedback Metalwoods

Oct 31st, 2018

Cobra Golf® has introduced the 2019 KING F9 SPEEDBACK™ Drivers & Fairways.  For the first time in the metal woods category, the SPEEDBACK™ family of metal woods achieves true optimisation of aerodynamics and a low center-of-gravity (CG), delivering the longest and fastest COBRA driver and fairways.

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Oct 30th, 2018

It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Oct 29th, 2018

Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.