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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...

Top 10 Golfing BooBoos

Top 10 Golfing BooBoos

Oct 25th, 2018

When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.

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…

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.

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.

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.

 Golfing in the Philippines

Golfing in the Philippines

Sep 7th, 2018

The Philippines may be relatively unknown as a golf holiday destination, but it leaves a big smile on the faces of those who travel to play its courses.

New golfing experience offered at Verdura

New golfing experience offered at Verdura

Jul 28th, 2018

Golfers often whine about a trip to the golf course leaving their game in ruins, but they can forget all about their worries and immerse themselves in the many historical, cultural and gastronomic delights that Sicily has to offer by sampling one of Verdura Resort’s new ‘Golf Experiential Packages’.

Golfing legends back Glasgow 2018

Golfing legends back Glasgow 2018

Jul 5th, 2018

Two Scottish golfing legends are looking forward to history being made at the inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles in August.

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

May 11th, 2018

On the course, the Ryder Cup record since 1979 stands at Europe 10.5 - USA 8.5. However, who’s winning or losing off the course in the fashion stakes is less than clear. Neither team has really won in this category over the years so, looking back at the history of the Ryder Cup, who has traditionally dressed the worst?

World Golfing Stars Lead Celebrations

World Golfing Stars Lead Celebrations

Apr 30th, 2018

Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Mar 29th, 2018

Details for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Professional Qualifier have been announced, with the qualifier set to take place on Monday July 16th at Nailcote Hall & Country Club, Warwickshire, host venue for the main Championship in August.

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Mar 10th, 2018

Most golf lovers can’t make it to the course to see all their favourite players in action, and watching from the sofa can get a bit old. But there are exciting ways for fans to bring their love of the game to the next level. From hosting themed parties to volunteering at golfing events, there’s a hole-in-one idea for every golfing fan out there!

Which country offers the most bang for your golfing buck?

Which country offers the most bang for your golfing buck?

Jan 18th, 2018

Our friends over at Leadingcourses.com are crazy about stats. They love digging into all the data provided by golfers that use their platform. It’s a reiterative circle, because with the data provided by golfers, they create new, interesting information for golfers. This time they bring you the best, and “worst” countries in Europe to play golf.

Golfing in the Eastern Algarve

Golfing in the Eastern Algarve

Nov 15th, 2017

When you come and stay at the Robinson’s Resort at Quinta da Ria, you will have two courses right on your doorstep to play, Quinta da Ria and Quinta de Cima.

Golfing in Andalusia

Golfing in Andalusia

Sep 19th, 2017

Treat yourself to a pre-emptive strike: direct flights from the USA to Malaga mean that Andalusian golf is now a target for American golf tourists. 

The Top 9 Golfing Superstitions

The Top 9 Golfing Superstitions

Sep 14th, 2017

Golfers are a funny bunch. From Tiger's red shirt to Sergio's constant regripping, these weird traits and superstitions help make these some of the best players of all time. 

Katie Kearney Golfing Starlet

Katie Kearney Golfing Starlet

Jan 31st, 2017

Our favourite ex Miss Missouri has been hitting the links again. Here's what she has been up to of late.

A Crazy Golfing quest

A Crazy Golfing quest

Nov 13th, 2016

In 2006 Richard and Emily Gottfried bought their first car and decided to look for new and interesting places to visit. Ten years later and they’ve visited most of the UK in search of all of the miniature golf courses dotted around the country. We salute you!

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Nov 7th, 2016

Danny Willett has had an amazing year in golf by winning his first Green Jacket, but the end of season blues have certainly caught up with him, and he’s reported as saying “I don’t really want to be out playing golf.”

Golfing Artists take on Trump

Golfing Artists take on Trump

Oct 14th, 2016

A group of American artists are taking on Donald Trump in an unusual way. They have launched a campaign called “Driving out the Donald” and challenged him to a $180,000 golf duel.

I kissed a golfing German. And I liked it

I kissed a golfing German. And I liked it

Sep 1st, 2016

The last time I kissed a German I was on a school exchange in Dusseldorf in 1979. I can still see Elke now with her peroxide blond Mohican and henna safety pin tattoo on her chin. What's this got to do with the 2016 Ryder Cup? Read on...

Justin Timberlake goes golfing in Stockholm

Justin Timberlake goes golfing in Stockholm

May 20th, 2016

Justin Timberlake took a break in Stockholm yesterday with his preferred method of relaxation, a gentle round of golf. And we love the look of the course he was playing.  

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Dec 21st, 2015

Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, has just had back surgery after scuppering himself playing golf.

Bad DUI excuses involving golf

Bad DUI excuses involving golf

Jan 7th, 2017

Drink–driver Ross Walton was more than three times over the limit when he was stopped by police, after getting drunk at a golf party. And this was his excuse to the arresting copper.

Find new golf partners with My Circle Golf

Find new golf partners with My Circle Golf

Nov 11th, 2016

Golfers in the Home Counties now have a new way of finding playing partners wherever they happen to be, with the launch of the My Circle Golf app, for both iOS and Android.      

Obama reveals his handicap

Obama reveals his handicap

Aug 8th, 2016

Speaking to David Feherty, Obama estimated he has a handicap of 13, an improvement from his reported 17-handicap when he took office.

Big plans afoot for Celtic Manor

Big plans afoot for Celtic Manor

Apr 16th, 2016

The Welsh Government has agreed to form a joint venture partnership with Wesley Clover, the parent company of Celtic Manor Resort, to construct an international convention centre on the grounds of the resort in Newport.

President Obama sneaks in another round of golf

President Obama sneaks in another round of golf

Apr 10th, 2016

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. 

Pep Guardiola's Golf Obsession

Pep Guardiola's Golf Obsession

Feb 2nd, 2016

Not being ones to jump on a bandwagon or anything like that, but we do have a theory about why Pep Guardiola has joined Manchester City.....

Golf Lookalikes: Zach Johnson is Joaquin Phoenix!

Golf Lookalikes: Zach Johnson is Joaquin Phoenix!

Jan 11th, 2016

We've been watching the Hyundai all weekend but in the breaks have been keeping an eye on Joaquin Phoenix in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line. And then Zach Johnson walked on set...

Driving Range

Driving Range

Nov 23rd, 2015

Welcome to our new lifestyle section in which we review everything fancy from cars to watches. First up, the Nissan X-Trail...