Search Results for 'Hell Holes'

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Hell Holes!!!: The 11th on Vilamoura Old

Hell Holes!!!: The 11th on Vilamoura Old

Nov 18th, 2015

George takes on the devilish 11th on the Old Course at Vilamoura. We're not sure what's more hellish though, the hole or that top knot he's got going on?

Hell Holes!!!: The 3rd, Sand Valley Golf And Country CLub

Hell Holes!!!: The 3rd, Sand Valley Golf And Country CLub

Sep 3rd, 2015

Normally a Hell Hole is a winding par four, or a mammoth double driver par five. But rarely has it ever been a tricky little par three. Yet this is a true card wrecker, with a green that can destroy a scorecard. Have you ever heard of a par three where you can rack up a 12? Despite this tricky little beast, this inland links course is a joy to play, who'd have thunk that Poland was home to such an awesome golf course?

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    

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Oct 19th, 2017

Hell Holes... the ultimate card wreckers. Every course has one. Does yours? Nominate your course's Hell Hole at Greenkeeper@golfpunkmedia.com - label your email 'Hell Holes'.

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Oct 19th, 2017

Golf in Estonia? Yep, and it's taking charge of the place. We visit Estonia Golf & Country Club just outside of Tallin to check out their Hell Hole. The daunting 13th...

Donald Trump: The $6 Million Law Suit Man

Donald Trump: The $6 Million Law Suit Man

Aug 17th, 2016

What do you do when your golf club gets bought by someone and they immediately renege on a condition implemented by the previous owners to underwrite the members' initiation fees in the result of new ownership? You ask for your money back right?

Save Barra Golf Club!!

Save Barra Golf Club!!

Mar 25th, 2016

Calling Donald Trump! Do something positive. Throw these guys a bone!! One of the most scenic golf course in Britain is under threat because of a lack of members. Situated in the Outer Hebrides at Cleat on the isle of Barra, the course once attracted almost 70 members but that figure has now fallen to 15 people who are struggling to keep the club open.

HILF Central: The 9th At Heritage GC, Mauritius

HILF Central: The 9th At Heritage GC, Mauritius

Feb 17th, 2016

Warning: If you are of a delicate disposition you may not want to watch this. Not only does this look annoyingly incredible, Head Pro Ryan Dodds goes out of his way to rub it in by doing something remarkable. Watch and drool...  This might make you cry a bit...

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Aug 2nd, 2018

If it wasn't bad enough Lexi Thompson pulled out with stress issues, Michelle Wie today withdrew from the Women's British Open with a hand injury midway through her opening round at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Dec 7th, 2017

Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle. 

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Aug 28th, 2017

Michelle Wie was competing in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, and at four under par after Saturday’s third round, when she suddenly had to withdraw.

Russell Henley wins the Shell Houston Open

Russell Henley wins the Shell Houston Open

Apr 3rd, 2017

Russell Henley starting the final round four shots behind the leader South Korean Sung Kang, but a run of birdies through the 13th, 14th and 15th earned him the lead, and ultimately victory. 

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Mar 28th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has officially withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open as he need a good rest after his five–day victory in the WGC–Dell Match Play. And we can't blame him! 

Michelle Wie takes the lead

Michelle Wie takes the lead

Mar 4th, 2017

Michelle Wie has moved into an ideal position to record her first victory in almost three years when she shot a five–under par 67 to open up a two–shot lead at the HSBC Women's Champions on moving day.

Michelle and Tiger

Michelle and Tiger

Jan 12th, 2016

Tiger may still be in recovery mode, but that didn’t stop him getting out on the range yesterday to help fellow Nike team member Michelle Wie with her chipping.

Michelle Wie Punks Up!

Michelle Wie Punks Up!

Sep 10th, 2015

Michelle Wie has finally come over to the Punk-side. As she heads into the Evian Championship, she's sporting a fancy new X-Ray Specs inspired hair-do and a pair of pink basketball inspired high-top Nike golf shoes

Hell Hole Time

Hell Hole Time

Sep 2nd, 2015

This week’s action moves to the Deutsche Bank at the TPC Boston. The course was originally designed by Arnold Palmer and built in 2003, but was then redesigned by Gil Hanse and Brad Faxon, the PGA Tour Player, in 2007. Their brief was to make the course blend more naturally into its New England setting. Here's what we think is going to be this tournament's Hell Hole.

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at some of our best read pieces of 2017, and this great story about Bob Parson's creation of his Bad Little Nine course from our travel section garnered a lot interest from you GolfPunks. Here it is to enjoy again. We've all imagined designing our own golf course..., well, I have anyway, but it's a stretch to think anyone could come up with anything like this. Welcome to The Bad Little Nine, a wild golf tapestry spread out over 1,000 yards in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Two holes in one at the Dell

Two holes in one at the Dell

Sep 3rd, 2017

There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….

Best holes in Scotland announced

Best holes in Scotland announced

Apr 26th, 2017

The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world–class courses.

 Four brothers all hit holes in one

Four brothers all hit holes in one

Sep 28th, 2016

Four brothers from Cumbria have all hit a hole-in-one in the last three years. It is believed to be the first time this has ever happened in the UK. And check out the odds!

RAF Marham’s golf course loses 4 holes

RAF Marham’s golf course loses 4 holes

Aug 17th, 2016

South Korea is not the only place where defensive equipment is getting in the way of the golf. Check out what is happening at RAF Marham's golf course.

153 holes of golf in a single day

153 holes of golf in a single day

Jul 8th, 2016

A 29-year old Philadelphian golf instructor called Danie Steyn, and his playing partner Bill Boonn, have just completed a remarkable feat. They have played 153 holes in a single day, and walked every single hole.

The history of golf re-imagined as 9 holes

The history of golf re-imagined as 9 holes

May 26th, 2016

Experts at England Golf have re-imagined what the history of the game would look like if it was played over nine holes, rather than 18. And here are the winners.

How to play 18 golf holes in 40 minutes

How to play 18 golf holes in 40 minutes

Apr 29th, 2016

Rob Hogan plays golf very, very quickly. Plus, he's got a massive beard. Which is weird because when we met him in 2014 his chin was as bald as a coot. Anyway, since then he's gone heck-fire crazy and won last year's World Speed Golf Championships. 

Hassocks Golf Club to lose 9 holes to houses

Hassocks Golf Club to lose 9 holes to houses

Apr 29th, 2016

Hassocks Golf Club says it has been running at a loss for many years and has only avoided closure because of substantial ongoing subsidies from its owner. Now it has revealed that it is going to lose 9 holes to houses.

There are sinkholes and there are SINKHOLES

There are sinkholes and there are SINKHOLES

Mar 23rd, 2016

In May 2015, a massive 40-foot deep sinkhole opened up near the clubhouse at Top of the Rock Golf Course. But rather than filling it in, they kept on digging. Why?

Bunker hell at  El Camaleon Course

Bunker hell at El Camaleon Course

Nov 10th, 2015

Graeme McDowell posted an Instagram today from the OHL Classic, which takes place at the El Camaleon Course at Mayakoba Golf Resort in Mexico.

USA Leave Europe ShellShocked

USA Leave Europe ShellShocked

Sep 20th, 2015

USA 14.5 Europe 13.5: Europe can't scrape the last half point they needed. USA complete astonishing comeback: 

Who the hell is Carlos Ortiz?

Who the hell is Carlos Ortiz?

Aug 29th, 2015

OK, we can fess up that Carlos Ortiz and his work aren’t exactly familiar to us. But with his 62 at today’s Barclays, we are now paying full attention.

Plainfield's Hell Hole!!

Plainfield's Hell Hole!!

Aug 28th, 2015

Plainfield's Hell Hole: The 8th...480 yards of sheer pain and misery nestled in the heart of New Jersey...

WHO THE HELL IS ANIRBAN LAHIRI?

WHO THE HELL IS ANIRBAN LAHIRI?

Aug 16th, 2015

Anirban Lahiri has been in the mix all week, but we think he has been slightly ignored with all the other drama going on around him, which doesn’t seem quite fair given his achievements this week.

US PGA SPECIAL: Martin Kaymer's 3 Favourite Holes

US PGA SPECIAL: Martin Kaymer's 3 Favourite Holes

Aug 14th, 2015

The third in our series of videos with double major champion Martin Kaymer, this time he tells us about his three favourite holes at Whistling Straits. He doesn't use the word HILF, but that's definitely what he meant...

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Aug 2nd, 2018

You have to go back to 2009 in order to remember the last time that a British player last won the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Back then, Catriona Matthew sealed victory after giving birth to her daughter only 11 weeks prior. It has been a long wait but perhaps Royal Lytham St Annes could provide another British winner. 

Weightless wind protection

Weightless wind protection

Apr 4th, 2017

Galvin Green continues to revolutionise golf clothing with the ‘virtually weightless’ BOW Shell Layer jacket that features exclusively in its 2017 Part One apparel range.

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Mar 24th, 2017

PGA Pro Grayson Murray has gone and got himself a new caddy with a difference. He has recruited none other than Playboy model Lindsey Pelas. But there is a catch....  

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2017

It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...

Inbee Park wins HSBC in Singapore

Inbee Park wins HSBC in Singapore

Mar 5th, 2017

Seven time major winner Inbee Park came from nowhere to record one stroke victory at the HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore on Sunday.

Galvin Green's 2017 collection

Galvin Green's 2017 collection

Feb 20th, 2017

Revolutionary technology, standout designs and customary bright colour combinations are all hallmarks of the Galvin Green Multi–layer golf range for the start of the 2017 season.

Amy Boulden's Challenge fades

Amy Boulden's Challenge fades

Feb 19th, 2017

Wales' Amy Boulden finished T21 as world number six Jang Ha–Na of Korea won the Women's Australian Open by three shots in Adelaide.

Brittany Lincicome beats Lexi Thompson

Brittany Lincicome beats Lexi Thompson

Jan 30th, 2017

Brittany Lincicome has beaten Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first extra play off hole at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for her seventh career win on the LPGA Tour.

Iconic 19th hole sold

Iconic 19th hole sold

Jan 11th, 2017

The Dunvegan Hotel, one of the most iconic 19th holes in golf, has been sold to a consortium of golfing fans from Canada and the USA. 

Mark Wahlberg’s speed golf

Mark Wahlberg’s speed golf

Dec 16th, 2016

The actor, producer and golf nut Mark Wahlberg can play 18 holes in just over an hour. Here’s how he does it! 

Competition to find best amateur golf hole

Competition to find best amateur golf hole

Nov 29th, 2016

Ten of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging amateur golf holes have been shortlisted to be crowned the UK’s best, as online voting now begins for golfers to choose their favourite. 

Rachel Louise: Swingin' Siren

Rachel Louise: Swingin' Siren

Nov 24th, 2016

Rachel Louise, is the NFL Cheerleading, line reading, nightclubbing, club cleaning, Swingin' Siren of your dreams!!!

Welcome to ‘The Beast’

Welcome to ‘The Beast’

Aug 28th, 2016

A Wiltshire golf club has launched a hole that measures 666 yards and is calling it ‘The Beast’.

Lexi Leads at ANA Inspiration

Lexi Leads at ANA Inspiration

Apr 3rd, 2016

Lexi takes one shot lead going into the final round of the ANA Inspiration, but some quality players are within striking distance. 

Golf hole widening

Golf hole widening

Feb 8th, 2016

Norwood Park Golf Centre in Nottinghamshire has become the latest golf club to use giant hole cups to attract juniors and beginners to the game.

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Jan 29th, 2016

  Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull  and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.

Golf is good for you

Golf is good for you

Jan 28th, 2016

Shocking new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has found that regular walking is more effective at keeping weight down than vigorous activities such as going to the gym. And that playing golf is rather good for you!

Lexi Thompson

Lexi Thompson

Jan 27th, 2016

Lexi Thompson has been named as an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf. The announcement was made at Demo Day at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show on Tuesday.

The Solheim GolfPunk's

The Solheim GolfPunk's

Sep 18th, 2015

The Solheim Cup is, without doubt, the biggest event on the Women’s Golf Calendar. However the debate about whether Women’s golf is doing enough to inspire young girls to get some clubs and head to the range remains shadowed by a large grey cloud that looms heavily over the game. But there are a standout few, who are flying the flag for women’s golf high above that thick grey cloud

Ace Ace Baby #2

Ace Ace Baby #2

Sep 17th, 2015

"After you, sir." "No I insist, after you!" "Alright then, but once I've holed this tee shot I insist you follow me in, sir." "It will be my pleasure, my friend." What we're trying to say is that two golfers scored aces one after the other on the same hole whilst playing a match.

TPC Boston HILF

TPC Boston HILF

Sep 2nd, 2015

We’ve been studying the TPC Boston course, and have identified the 18th as the card wrecking Hell Hole. It will be interesting to see if we are proved right over the course of the competition. We also wanted to see if there was a softer side to the course. There wasn’t. But we do like the look of the par 3 11th. 

67 Million To 1 Shot (s)

67 Million To 1 Shot (s)

Aug 26th, 2015

67,000,000 to 1 shot!! 26 year old mountain rescue golfer stuns playing partners with two aces in four holes!!!