May 15th, 2016
Yesterday’s Golf News Today: When golf enters the Twilight Zone. 27 years ago: World Number 3 Ian Woosnam unwittingly brings down the Berlin Wall....
Yesterday’s Golf News Today: When golf enters the Twilight Zone. 27 years ago: World Number 3 Ian Woosnam unwittingly brings down the Berlin Wall....
When golf enters the Twilight Zone. 10 years ago... Tiger & Elin conspire to invite disaster...
Featuring Jack Nicklaus, John Daly, Ken Brown, Thin Lizzy & Terry Waite...
When golf visits the Twilight Zone... What really happened in golf back in the day...
This content is not available on The Golf Channel. Or any other channel for that matter... When golf enters the Twilight Zone...
When golf enters the twilight zone. You don't get this at the Golf Channel....
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.
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.
Madeira has been named Europe's ‘up and coming' golf destination by Square Mile, the luxury magazine for those working in the City of London's financial industry.
PUMA Golf has introduced its Spring Summer 2019 apparel and accessories collection for men, women and junior golfers.
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.
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.
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.
Bettinardi Golf has signed Eddie Pepperell, who 20 months ago purchased a Studio Stock 8 putter from his local stockist in Thame, Oxfordshire.
GolfPunk selections at last week's Hong Kong Open finished 3rd Jason Schrivner 37/1, tied 6th Rafa Cabrera Bello 12/1 and Shubhanker Sharma 45/1. Three events this week....
Kingsbarns Golf Links has released details of a record-breaking year at the famed Fife course.
Winter is now fully upon us, but it is not time to hang up your sticks - far from it. Here's how you can get your Winter fine tune with TrackMan at the London Golf Club Academy.
Crazy golf club Swingers has secured a multi-million-pound investment from a private equity company to grow the business.
Renowned for delivering glitz and glamour on a widespread scale, there are few places in the world that can rival the French Riviera, and golfers can experience all this and more when staying at the exclusive Royal Mougins Golf Resort over the coming months.
A great result for GolfPunk readers with Danny Willett winning the DP World tour Championship at 139/1. He actually drifted on Betfair to 179/1 so hopefully GolfPunk readers got the best odds??
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.
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.
If you cannot get enough golf in during the day, you can now tee it up at night. Down Royal GC has teamed up with Ireland’s premier golf event hire company, Greens on Screens, to bring the latest USA night sports technology to the golf course.
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 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.
Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world.
Modry Las Golf Club has rounded off an impressive record-breaking season that has laid the groundwork for a special anniversary year in 2019.
Wilson Golf has taken the aesthetics from its award-winning FG Tour V6 and C300 irons and combined it with ground-breaking super game improvement technology with the launch of its revolutionary Wilson Staff D7 distance irons for the 2019 season.
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.
Stuburt is providing golfers with the equipment they need to stay warm and dry this winter.
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.
The Algarve already serves up a feast of golf but visitors can also dine out on those memorable shots when the golf course makes way for the main course.
Luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is bringing some added value and winter warmth to Christmas by offering a complimentary snood worth £30 on any purchases made on Sunday 9 th December at www.petermillar.co.uk. Anyone making a first-time purchase on the website will also be eligible for a £15 discount.
It’s the Golf Brigadier here, and I am feeling properly nervous. I’m off to play in the Mallorca Press Cup, and my game is going to be under serious scrutiny from fellow members of the golfing fourth estate.
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.
Duca del Cosma, the Italian fashion brand that pioneered ultra-lightweight spikeless golf shoes more than a decade ago, is introducing an eye-catching new range of premium golf shoes for the 2019 season that includes the brand’s first-ever soft spiked shoes and boots.
American International Group (AIG) has announced that it will become the title sponsor of the Women’s British Open beginning in 2019.
BMW has been confirmed as a Worldwide Partner of The Ryder Cup for Whistling Straits, in Wisconsin, in 2020 and Marco Simone, in Italy, in 2022.
In a new series, we will be writing about what we think to be the finest golf hotels in the world. OK, so it’s very subjective, but when we stay somewhere we absolutely love, then we are going to write about it, and first out of the traps is the wonderful Castillo Son Vida in Mallorca.
More than 900 potential volunteers will this week be contacted to offer them a volunteering role at The 2019 Solheim Cup, taking place at Gleneagles from 9-15 September 2019.
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)’.
Six-time Major Champion, Sir Nick Faldo, was the guest of honour as ground was broken on a new Sir Nick Faldo Signature design on the site of Rumanza Golf Course, Multan, the soon-to-be home of Pakistan’s first championship layout.
We've given an avid GolfPunk reader the opportunity to try out and review the new Shot Scope V2. This is what he discovered.....
Luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is offering a complimentary micro-fleece Crown Seal Beanie on all purchases at www.petermillar.co.uk in the lead up to Christmas.
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!
Aussie Pro John Senden was teeing it up on the 5th at the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines, when his driver snapped right in the middle of his swing.
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.
Not many golf courses are worth making the effort to play during the winter months, but Burnham and Berrow is certainly an exception to the rule. And with some fantastic winter packages and on-site accommodation it might be wise to make a trip to this South West links gem sooner rather than later.
Ireland is actively pitching to host the 2026 Ryder Cup, with Adare Manor set to be the venue.
Yangtze Dunes, the newly renovated 18 hole course at 36-hole Lanhai International Country Club, has celebrated its grand re-opening.
The brand-new Staysure Tour event from Champions (UK) plc, the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, will be taking place at Trevose Golf and Country Club, in Padstow, Cornwall, between 20-23 June 2019. Here's the trailer for this new event on the stunning Cornish coast.
Tiger Woods has posted a video on his website, which charts the course of his amazing 2018 season. Aptly titled Uncertainty to No 80 it really captures the drama of his amazing comeback year.
It’s almost time for the somewhat eagerly awaited Tiger versus Phil Mickelson head-to-head for $9 million. But what if you are not in the USA and don’t have access to HBO?
Tickets go on sale today across all American Golf stores for the charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation.
PGA Tour and Vijay Singh have announced an end to the lawsuit involving VJ’s anti-doping suspension, with a joint statement.
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.
Leadingcourses.com is on a quest to help golfers throughout Europe to book their tee-times online.
Harry Kane has been making serious strides with his golf game, and has posted a video of himself making a putt to card his first ever under-par round. Good work!
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.
Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.
It's Q School time at Lumine in the Costa Daurada. And here's how the course has been set up.
It seems that the golf prank carried out by two Australians, when they gate crashed North Korea's World Cup Of Golf tournament, has not been received with the level of humour they might have hoped.
And here are Day 4 pairings and tee times for the 2015 Wyndham Championship. With 19 players within 5 shots of the lead, this could be anyone's. But could it be Tiger's?
Phew! Moving day over and time to catch up with the day. And yes, Tiger is still very much the story. So how did he get on?
Many golfers would be satisfied with a single hole in one in their career, just one moment when all of the complicated golf swing came together in harmony and that little white ball disappeared after just one shot, but could you imagine a dream round where you got not one, not two, but three aces!
It was just as well that a sharp frost had prevented the members at Paramus Golf Club in New Jersey getting an early start last Friday, as the ninth fairway became an emergency runway for a small airplane.
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
Part 2: Top 20 Golf Bets Of All Time: Numbers 15-11: From Mickelson's Tiger Trump to Michael Jordan's Gangster Problem
It’s the Golf Brigadier here, and I’ve never had a proper pair of golf shorts before in all my days of golf foozling. Not a real, proper pair, actually designed for the golf course. Until I received a pair of adidas Ultimate 3654 golf shorts.
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.
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.
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.
60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…
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.
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.
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.
One of the country's most popular golf-break destinations has a new look after being rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort.
Danish shoemakers ECCO GOLF have announced the renewal of their partnership with golf legend and World Golf Hall-of-Famer, Fred Couples.
MacGregor has launched its MACTEC water repellent golf bags.
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................?
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.
Club de Golf Alcanada has secured its position as Europe’s favourite course after being voted the best on the continent by visitors to www.1golf.eu for a remarkable eighth year running.
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.
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..
Jodie Kidd..at Brocket Hall? Yes Sir, No Sir.
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....
GolfSupport.com has surveyed 686 avid British golf enthusiasts to see how confident they are with the definitions of a range of golf words and phrases.
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
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.
Now in its 10th year, the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai will be contested by the top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex on 15 – 18 November 2018 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 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...
In an insightful stroke, Your Golf Travel, The World's Largest Golf Travel Company, has continued its rapid expansion by acquiring all the assets and brands of GolfThere Corporation for an undisclosed six figure sum.
Topgolf and The Professional Golfers’ Associations’ We Love Golf campaign will team up this month to get the women of Watford playing golf.
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.
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.
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has launched the world’s softest premium 3-piece Urethane golf ball for the 2019 season.
We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...