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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.

Wilson Staff introduces Superlight D7 range

Wilson Staff introduces Superlight D7 range

Jan 16th, 2019

If it's good enough for golf-geek extraordinaire (3-time major winner and 2020 Ryder Cup captain!) Padraig Harrington, it's good enough for us. Check out Wilson Golf's new super lightweight distance driver, fairways and hybrids. It's golf-drool central...

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Jan 16th, 2019

So close last week at the Sony Open with Andrew Putnam 69/1 leading until the final stages eventually finishing 2nd to Matt Kuchar. But now I focus on the Desert Classic.

Walmer & Kingsdown, known as

Walmer & Kingsdown, known as "The Club on the Cliffs"

Jan 16th, 2019

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club in east Kent, known as ‘The Club on the Cliffs’ thanks to its stunning position perched on  top of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, has joined Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership.

Wilson Golf confirms European Tour line up

Wilson Golf confirms European Tour line up

Jan 16th, 2019

Following the signing of American star Gary Woodland to its Tour Advisory Staff last week, Wilson Golf has confirmed its line-up for the 2019 European Tour, mixing young and upcoming talent with established Tour winners and Major champions.

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

Jan 15th, 2019

During 2018 saw the rise of all-inclusive golf holidays abroad, and GolfHolidaysDirect.com have listed the top all-inclusive golf holidays valid throughout 2019.

Buddha smiles upon Golfplan's new 18

Buddha smiles upon Golfplan's new 18

Jan 15th, 2019

With a December christening at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture.

adidas Golf Signs European Tour Pro Jordan Smith

adidas Golf Signs European Tour Pro Jordan Smith

Jan 15th, 2019

adidas is adding another rising star to its ranks. Today, adidas Golf announced a multi-year contract with tour professional Jordan Smith to wear adidas’ apparel and footwear on and off the course.

PUMA GOLF Introduces Play Loose Collection

PUMA GOLF Introduces Play Loose Collection

Jan 15th, 2019

That's right, Rickie, you just loaf about in multiple forms while we do all the work. Enjoying yourself? Not surprised, you're rocking the new PUMA Golf Play Loose range for 2019. Nice.

Sung-Hyun Park adds TPX5 golf ball to equipment arsenal

Sung-Hyun Park adds TPX5 golf ball to equipment arsenal

Jan 15th, 2019

Team TaylorMade’s Sung-Hyun Park, whose remarkable play in 2018 elevated her to world #2 and who has five LPGA Tour victories including two major championships to her impressive career resume, has chosen to add distance, spin, control and all-around performance with the new 2019 TP5x golf ball.

Finca Cortesin's new eco-friendly greens

Finca Cortesin's new eco-friendly greens

Jan 15th, 2019

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa is at the forefront of European golf’s drive to become more eco-sustainable after revealing that it is using up to 30 per cent less water since becoming the first course in Spain to feature a new, environmentally-friendly, variety of Bermuda grass on all its greens.

Did Matt Kuchar stiff his caddie after Mexico win?

Did Matt Kuchar stiff his caddie after Mexico win?

Jan 14th, 2019

Matt Kuchar gets his second win of the season in Hawaii but has had to defend himself this week over allegatons that he paid his caddie just $3,000.00 after winnning the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico last November.

Zac Efron hits the golf links

Zac Efron hits the golf links

Jan 14th, 2019

That Zac Efron. Not content at sending hearts fluttering arund the universe with his good looks and acting acumen, now he's emerged on social media as a golfing icon too. 

Abu Dhabi Golf Club primed to host

Abu Dhabi Golf Club primed to host

Jan 14th, 2019

Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s fairways will be graced with some of the world’s best golfers this week as they compete to be crowned champion at the ‘Home of Champions’.

Peter Millar launches Spring Summer 2019 collection

Peter Millar launches Spring Summer 2019 collection

Jan 11th, 2019

Leading luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar has announced the launch of its new Spring Summer 2019 men’s collection, featuring an extensive line-up of essential on and off-course garments.

Souillac early booking offers

Souillac early booking offers

Jan 10th, 2019

Golfers can take advantage of the most affordable golf in Europe when staying at Souillac Golf & Country Club this spring and summer – with seven-night unlimited golf breaks available from just €175 per person.

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Jan 10th, 2019

When it comes to choosing a place to live in Naples Florida, there are plenty of neighborhoods to choose from. Choosing to live in a golf community doesn’t narrow it down much, Naples has plenty of those too. So how do you choose, and what do you base your choice on?

New golf vision for Moor Park

New golf vision for Moor Park

Jan 9th, 2019

Moor Park Golf Club has unveiled an exciting new vision for the future that will see the prestigious venue revert to its roots and become an exclusive private members' golf club again.

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection to host

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection to host

Jan 9th, 2019

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has announced that it will be hosting the 21st edition of the Dom Pedro International Golf Classic from 12th to 19th January 2019.

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Jan 9th, 2019

Great to start the year with a winner in Hawaii with our 2 point selection Xander Schauffele winning at 25/1 from our other selection Gary Woodland at 29/1 by 1 shot having equalled the course record in the final round!!! A profit of 42 points. 

Justin Rose regains World No 1 ranking

Justin Rose regains World No 1 ranking

Jan 9th, 2019

Justin Rose has reclaimed the world No. 1 spot, even though he did not play at the Tournament of Champions last week in Hawaii, which was won by Xander Schauffle.

How Ian Poulter made up for missing

How Ian Poulter made up for missing

Jan 9th, 2019

When Ian Poulter realised that he was not going to make the Tour’s minimum event requirement, after winning last year’s Houston Open, he got his thinking boots on.

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Jan 8th, 2019

2020 Ryder Cup Captain elect Padraig Harrington invited GolfPunk to go All Back To His with him where he treated us to a trick shot spectacular, showed us his man cave, took us on at pool & table tennis and let us hoist the Wanamaker Trophy and Claret Jugs!!!!

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Jan 8th, 2019

Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.

Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club

Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club

Jan 8th, 2019

Like most of the golf courses with “Plantation” in their name, Brick Landing Plantation in Ocean Isles, NC has a story behind it.

TaylorMade Golf enters new frontier in iron design

TaylorMade Golf enters new frontier in iron design

Jan 7th, 2019

TaylorMade Golf has announced today the fourth and most innovative generation of its high-performance line of M series irons, the all-new M5 & M6 irons have been engineered to both further increase distance and enhance sound and feel.

Win a pair of GFORE shoes to kick start the New Year

Win a pair of GFORE shoes to kick start the New Year

Jan 6th, 2019

Fancy winning a pair of golf shoes as worn by Major champions, Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson? Luxury golf-inspired sportswear and accessories brand, G/Fore is giving away three pairs of golf shoes to celebrate the beginning of the New Year and the launch of its new international website www.gfore.co.uk.

Callaway Golf announces new 2019 product line up

Callaway Golf announces new 2019 product line up

Jan 5th, 2019

Callaway Golf has officially announced its new 2019 product lineup. Top of mind for the Company’s innovative new equipment line include Epic Flash Woods, Apex Irons, Odyssey Stroke Lab Putters, and ERC Golf Balls.

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Jan 4th, 2019

Your Golf Travel (YGT) have gone ‘The Extra Yard’ & for the first time ever, this January groups booking holidays for 2019 to travel between 1st January - 31st December will receive huge offers, such as free golf break, TaylorMade TP5 balls plus airport lounge passes.

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Jan 2nd, 2019

Irish golfer Michael Dolan waited until he was 59 for his first hole-in-one; a month later, his second earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup after he aced the eighth hole at Son Vida, Mallorca.

Fleming Golf Tips: Sentry Tournament of Champions

Fleming Golf Tips: Sentry Tournament of Champions

Jan 1st, 2019

Happy New Year to all GolfPunk followers. Just the one event this week in Hawaii, it’s a small but select field in which I do fear the two favourites, DustinJohnson and Jon Rahm the biggest hitters in the field but with wind forecast I think and hope there is value to be had elsewhere??? 9 points risked.

5 players to watch closely in 2019

5 players to watch closely in 2019

Dec 29th, 2018

The 2019 PGA Tour promises to be one of the most exciting ones in recent history. With players like Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose leading the way, the Tour is star-packed from top to bottom. But, besides the big names, there are also several players you should keep your eye one this year. 

It's the GolfPunk advent calendar 2018!!

It's the GolfPunk advent calendar 2018!!

Dec 24th, 2018

It's a yuletide golf-loot frenzy as we give away a fantastic golf prize every day. What will be behind the window today: A pair of Footjoys, a 4-ball at The Grove... a Motocaddy Cube Connect golf trolley??? All this and plenty more besides is up for grabs. All you have to do is click on today's Beef-Santa-window and enter for your chance to win!

Fishy business as renowned golf architect faces prison

Fishy business as renowned golf architect faces prison

Dec 21st, 2018

Renowned golf architect Keith Foster pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a Virginia courtroom to illegally transporting up to $500,000 worth of items made from endangered species, migratory birds and other wildlife. He faces a five-year prison sentence.

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Dec 21st, 2018

One of Europe’s most popular golf and leisure destinations, Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, is kicking off the new year in Spain by inviting PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from across Europe for two exciting tournaments.

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Dec 20th, 2018

The Els Club Dubai, one of Troon International Division’s marquee destinations, is set to further bolster its already impressive offering following three exciting new announcements.

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

Dec 20th, 2018

With two weeks to go in the American Golf charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation, the South’s golfers’ are proving to be the U.K.’s most generous, with 1500 more tickets sold than their nearest rivals, the Central region.

Top 10 Golf Christmas presents

Top 10 Golf Christmas presents

Dec 19th, 2018

If you’re looking for last minute Christmas gifts for someone who loves their golf then look no further. Our friends over at Golfbidder.co.uk have some fantastic golf products suitable for family and loved ones that you’ve left till the very last minute, all for reasonable prices!  

La Cala Resort provides stunning stage

La Cala Resort provides stunning stage

Dec 19th, 2018

For a seventh year running, the renowned La Cala Resort played host to some of the rising stars of world golf in December’s Alps Tour Qualifying School. 

Tee off 2019 in style at Quinta do Lago

Tee off 2019 in style at Quinta do Lago

Dec 19th, 2018

Winter doesn’t have to be a time to put the golf clubs into hibernation with Portugal’s exclusive Quinta do Lago resort offering plenty for players to get excited about in the new year, with three-night, two-round breaks bookable from only €314 per person.

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Dec 19th, 2018

A review of Scotland’s National Golf Tourism Strategy has extended the industry’s target for the value of the sector to £325 million following a strong period of growth.

Francesco Molinari wins

Francesco Molinari wins

Dec 17th, 2018

Francesco Molinari has won the World Sport Star of the Year at the BBC's Sports Personality show, and deservedly so after a remarkable 2018 season.

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

Dec 13th, 2018

Fourteen-year-old Kuang Yang clinched his place in the 2019 Volvo China Open by winning the Volvo China Junior Match Play Championship at Southern Wood Golf & Country Club in Fujian on Wednesday.    

Prince's launches Junior Foundation

Prince's launches Junior Foundation

Dec 13th, 2018

Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich has announced the launch of a junior foundation with the aim of bringing through the next generation of local golfing talent to elite and professional level.

La Manga Club Golf Open comes of age

La Manga Club Golf Open comes of age

Dec 13th, 2018

Players from all over Europe took advantage of outstanding golf, first-class hospitality and temperatures in the mid-70s as Spain’s La Manga Club delivered a fitting finale to the 2018 season at the 18th edition of the popular La Manga Club Golf Open.

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection Celebrates

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection Celebrates

Dec 13th, 2018

During the last week of November, players congregated in Vilamoura for the 31st edition of the pre-eminent Grande Troféu de Vilamoura over the weekend, where Jamie Lindsay Mann emerged victorious after three thrilling rounds of golf.

PUMA takes Ignite golf shoes to the NXT level

PUMA takes Ignite golf shoes to the NXT level

Dec 12th, 2018

PUMA Golf continues to take golf footwear to the next level, today introducing NXT generation footwear designed on a completely new IGNITE spikeless traction platform with three unique, versatile, and fashion forward upper silhouettes.

Melissa Reid: Swingin' Siren

Melissa Reid: Swingin' Siren

Dec 11th, 2018

Melissa Reid is every golfer’s dreamboat. Very pretty, and brilliant at golf. As she strikes a pose for our photographer, the whole room gasps.

adidas Golf unveils new adicross apparel

adidas Golf unveils new adicross apparel

Dec 11th, 2018

For golfers, the game never stops. adidas is continuing to push the boundaries with adicross, the urban-inspired, non-traditional line that’s meant for golfers both on and off the course.

Galvin Green puts Carbon range centre stage for 2019

Galvin Green puts Carbon range centre stage for 2019

Dec 11th, 2018

Galvin Green, the leading high-performance golf clothing brand, is introducing a distinctive range of carbon-inspired garments with a technical look and subtle tone-on-tone patterns for the serious golfer wanting style both on and off the course this winter.

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Dec 10th, 2018

 PGA Catalunya Resort, home of Spain’s No1 course*, has today unveiled its new and upgraded golf academy, The Golf Hub, which integrates the latest state-of-the-art tracking technology and social gaming systems to create a fun, social and accessible approach to improving performance.VV

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Dec 10th, 2018

Discover Madeira, the consumer-facing brand of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, has launched a three-year marketing campaign designed to highlight the beautiful award-winning archipelago's growing reputation as an all-year-round golf destination.

Kempinski Hotel Bahi takes lease option

Kempinski Hotel Bahi takes lease option

Dec 10th, 2018

Golfers heading to Malaga in search of warm weather can benefit from new top-of-the-range rental clubs when staying at the five-star Kempinski Hotel Bahía, in Estepona.

International field flocks to Kent coastline

International field flocks to Kent coastline

Dec 8th, 2018

Golfers from across Europe descended on Prince’s, Royal St. George’s and Royal Cinque Ports last month to battle it out in the Championship Links Team Challenge.

Amy Boulden Ladies European Tour Swingin' Siren

Amy Boulden Ladies European Tour Swingin' Siren

Dec 5th, 2018

Swingin Siren Amy Boulden has been busy on Instagrtam lately. Here's a catch up with the LET star and a cracking interview in which she ponders if they really did land on the moon, and if she can lend us a fiver... Oh yes, and happy birthday Amy!

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Dec 1st, 2018

Callaway Golf announced Friday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Jack Wolfskin, an outdoors apparel, footwear and equipment brand based in Germany. Callaway will pay almost $500 million.

Play the home of European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage

Play the home of European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage

Nov 30th, 2018

Lumine Mediterranea Beach & Golf Coummunity, the home of European Tour Qualifying School Final Stages is offering brand-new winter sun packages to give golfers the chance to experience the courses which witnessed the drama of European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage.

The Belfry's Executive Head Chef wins

The Belfry's Executive Head Chef wins

Nov 30th, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort’s Executive Head Chef Robert Bates took home top honours in The Caterer’s Hotel Cateys 2018 Awards this week as he won ‘Hotel Chef of the Year (more than 250 covers)’.

Princes Winter packages available

Princes Winter packages available

Nov 29th, 2018

We're not being put off from our golf now that Winter is upon us, and there's great value to be had in the Winter season. Here's what's on offer from Princes down in Kent this Winter. We're going!

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

Nov 29th, 2018

The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

Nov 29th, 2018

Having trouble figuring out what to buy the golf loving dude in your family? Or maybe you want to send a 'useful hiint' to someone about what you really want for Cristmas? Here's our guide to the best golf presents around... 

Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Nov 28th, 2018

Aaron Rai beat Matthew Fitzpatrick to clinch the season-opening Honma Hong Kong Open. The three-time Challenge Tour winner wore his signature MacWet Golf Gloves on both hands throughout all rounds.