Mar 3rd, 2017
Now this was surprising....
Now this was surprising....
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.
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.
DVO is Las Colinas's official ambassador. She is also a big Alan Partridge fan so we've given over the picture captions to Alan. Lovely stuff...
It’s day three of my stay at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Turkey. And the club is throwing it all at us. It's BBQ Central time.
Here she comes: It's Carly Booth, the new GolfPunk Golf Nurse!!! Lesson1: How To Hit Perfect Lob Shots. Take it away, Nursey!!
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.
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 !!!
Lexi Thompson speaks out about her body image struggles.
Since signing for Team Mizuno, 27-year-old Eddie Pepperell’s career has gone from strength to strength, with February’s maiden European Tour win in Qatar followed by a wire-to-wire to victory in October at Walton Heath in the Sky Sports British Masters.
Tish Alyn is on a mission. Make golf more appealing to more people. Here at GolfPunk we know how much fun golf is and we know how cool it is too. Convincing other people is the hard part. And Tish is giving it her best shot.
As Ryder Cup fever firmly sets in, after the climax of the PGA Tour season at the weekend, Titleist is inviting golf fans to commemorate the 2018 Matches with its Limited Edition Ryder Cup range, available at the official Ryder Cup online store and on-site at Le Golf National within the Official Ryder Cup Merchandise Store.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, the Algarve’s premier golf brand, and its Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course witnessed history during the 12th edigtion of the Portugal Masters as Oliver Fisher recorded the Tour's first ever 59.
The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.
BREAKING NEWS: Oliver Fisher has signed for a 59 at the Portuguese Masters to make European Tour history.
Titleist, an Official Partner of the European Tour, will welcome golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the Sky Sports British Masters as The Ultimate Fit returns to Walton Heath Golf Club.
Lexi Thompson crashed out of the Evian Championship on Friday, after making a complete mess of a chip on the 18th, when her ball hardly moved at all.
The new Titleist TS fairway metals, born from the insights and technical breakthroughs of the Titleist Speed Project, are designed to drive faster ball speeds with higher launch, lower spin and increased MOI for more distance and game-changing forgiveness.
A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.
The last round has been completed and the final ball has been putted. Marking the end of the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. In what was once again an incredibly successful week, Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire played host to the four-day event that saw Challenge Tour star, Steven Tiley crowned champion.
Steven Tiley has won this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship following a dramatic final day at Nailcote Hall. Tiley scored -6 on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory and the €50,000 prize that comes with it.
Steve Staunton has won this year’s first Celeb-Am at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Staunton put in a stunning performance on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory with a score of +1 (35). He fought off competition from the likes of ex-Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore and former Strictly judge Len Goodman.
Gordon Campbell Gray, Founder of Campbell GRAY Hotels has announced the much-anticipated opening of The Machrie Hotel and Links on Islay.
Lexi Thompson, world number 5, has withdrawn from the British Open in order to "recharge" her "mental batteries" after 18 months which have seen her suffer rules controversies.
Stars of the ladies’ game, Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth are all in for a bid to win €50,000 as they compete in the Warwickshire-based, Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.
Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.
Titleist has continued its Major domination at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Links with the #1 ball in golf being trusted by more of the world’s best golfers than any other brand.
Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.
Two events this week the Scottish Open and the John Deere Classic. We concentrate on the Scottish Open, the last event before The Open. Two near misses last week in Ireland with both Jon Rahm and Andy Sullivan placed!!
Russell Knox has won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, as the 33-year-old Scot secured a play-off win over New Zealander Ryan Fox.
"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
They’re twins perhaps best known for being stars of one of the biggest film franchise of all time, Harry Potter, but James and Oliver Phelps have also become regular faces at golf courses across the country. This year, they will be returning to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.
Natalie Gulbis is making another return to competitive golf, after successfully recovering from her fourth back surgery.
Two events this week - the Irish Open and the Greenbrier in the USA. We will focus on the Irish Open, which has attracted a great field and is the ideal warm up for the Open in 2 weeks.
23 year old Alisa has been swinging the wrenches for about 10 years and she's working her socks off with her coach in San Diego to get as far in golf as she can.
Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.
Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled three new highly covetable limited edition single malts to tee-off its prestigious, five-year partnership with The Open.
In a week in which Titleist celebrated its historic run as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open for 70 consecutive years, the Pro V1 family did not disappoint.
Check out this amazing footage as Storm Hector creates carnage at the site of the Scottish Open.
Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.
The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is getting ready to support the next generation of golfing stars with its junior qualifier. The qualifier will give young players the opportunity to rub shoulders with the professionals at this summer’s Championship.
PUMA Golf have announce the signing of sisters Leona & Lisa Maguire with immediate effect.
Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.
After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.
The British Open Speedgolf Championships will take place on Sunday 9 September, returning to the superb Piltdown Golf Club, East Sussex just 20 miles from London Gatwick.
When Lexi Thompson decided she wanted to rid herself of the 'little girl on the big tour' image, who she gonna call? That's right, GolfPunk!! Here's our exclusive photo/video shoot with the world number 4!!!!
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.
Melissa Reid has spoken out about how some Ladies European Tour players are having to take part time jobs to survive.
Ian Woosnam OBE has been confirmed as one of the first professional players for this years Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship
The new Titleist Players 4Up StaDry Stand Bag has been thoughtfully designed with special focus on the performance requirements of the dedicated golfer.
GolfPunk has been up in Islay on a whirlwind tour of whisky distilleries, the fabulous Machrie golf course, and a stay at the wonderful Islay House. And all done by Learjet, courtesy of our new friends at Stratajets. It’s nice work when you can get it for sure.
The breakthrough performance of Titleist AVX – a new high performance golf ball providing remarkable distance and exceptionally soft feel through proprietary core, cover and aerodynamic technologies – will now be available to golfers everywhere.
We’re off on a golf trip with a difference. A big difference. We’re flying to the beautiful island of Islay, the southern most of the Inner Hebrides, to play the magnificent Machrie. And we are doing the trip on a Learjet.
GolfPunk is in the beautiful island of Islay to stay at the recently opened and renovated Islay House.
Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts. They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.
It's Masters week and what better way to celebrate than with the GP Green Jacket adorning the shoulders of the one and only Denise Van Outen?!
Harry holes up in the Crow's Nest at Augusta and Gonzales decides it's time to open his cake box. But not before he introduces Harry to his new tour mates Natalie Gulbis and Victor Dubuisson. When Harry discovers the sacred Philosopher's Sit Up Bench the gang are visited by a magical Black Knight...
Men like building sheds. Women like men building sheds because it gets rid of them for a while. But what about building your very own Butler Cabin shed as part of a Golden Bell extravaganza? Oh yes, it can be done...
Titleist is reaffirming support for dedicated golfers across the UK & Ireland by rolling-out its Loyalty Rewarded promotion once again in 2018.
Lexi Thompson will be styling each day this week at the first major of the year, the 2018 ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California. Here's what she will be wearing.
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.
"I was screaming, crying. I had nightmares about it and I still occasionally do." Lexi reveals ANA major pain over Armchair-Gate as the tournament rolls around again...
If you can overcome the slightly weird 'why would I want to buy someone else's shoes?' dilemma, and if you can afford it, you can buy the shoes that Arnie wore to win the 1958 Masters... Three careful owners...
The putter Arnold Palmer used to win the 1964 Masters sold at auction on the very morning of Masters Sunday, 2017 for the incredible price of $97,691.
Ross Fisher made a fanatastic hole-in-one at the WGC Mexico. But the best thing about his feat is the Mexican football style commentary. You have to check this one out!
The new Titleist cart bag collection, now available in golf shops worldwide, has been carefully designed with a particular focus on the performance requirements of all golfers. The new collection combines proprietary engineering with premium materials to deliver the Titleist brand promise of innovation, performance and quality.
Lexi Thompson has been involved in another rules controversy, this time at the Honda LPGA in Thailand.
Lexi Thompson has taken part in a photo-shot with Red Bull in which she wears a range of outfits from circa 1904, when the Olympics last included golf.
Red Bull have been getting creative again this year with Lexi Thompson for their annual campaign with the world No.5. This time it's their take on an iconic photo from Life Magazine of Muhammad Ali.
We've been looking back at the best read stories of 2017, and at Number One it's the Lexi Thompson incident when she was left heart–broken and in tears after being landed with a four–stroke penalty while leading the final round of ANA Inspiration.
Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.
With four stunning rounds including two 65’s on Thursday and Friday, Lexi Thompson dominated the competition, capturing her eighth career victory at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Here's what was in her winning bag.
We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.
A new era for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was unveiled today with news that the tournament, from 2019 onwards, will be hosted annually by some of the greats of the Irish game.
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot...
Get the kids into golf course design with this Minecraft tutorial on buildiing a golf course. And here's the Top 15+ Best Minecraft Mods from our friends www.lyncconf.com.
Ryder Cup hero Tony Jacklin CBE is to return as tournament host for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.
The continued pursuit of breakthrough technology and performance by Titleist golf ball engineers has resulted in the all-new Titleist Tour Soft golf balls, available in golf shops across the UK & Ireland, from February 1st.
The new Titleist Velocity golf balls are designed with proprietary high-speed technology to deliver even more distance on every shot. With the introduction of new high-visibility colour options – VISIWhite, Velocity Orange and Velocity Pink– the power of Velocity is also packed with personality.
The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship has revealed that ex-England and Nottinghamshire cricketer, James Taylor will be returning to Nailcote Hall for the 2018 edition.
Every so often a club manufacturer claims that they have a game changer on their hands. The next big leap? According to TaylorMade it's Twist Face.
For a small country, Northern Ireland punches far above its weight on the global golf stage, having produced three champions with six Major titles between them in the last decade – Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke. Here's why Northern Ireland is a must-go destination for 2018.
GolfPunk go and have a look round golf retailer GolfOnline, and find out all about their Christmas Promotion.
Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine', shows us his trophy rooms, reveals how to win majors from the wrong side of the draw, shows us his meditation area and then how to hit the most ridiculous trick shots, including his Happy Gilmore...
Lexi Thompson has taken to Twitter to respond to the new R&A rule changes. And it's safe to say she's a happy camper.
Lexi Thompson hasn’t hung around after getting her Race to the CME Globe $1 million bonus. She’s been straight down to her local car dealership, and this is what she has bought.
All the way from the Florida, we present to you Melissa Magdor. Formally of the Jacksonville University golf team, we'd like to offer you more information on her but we can't. She plays golf. She has a good time. She looks hot. That'll do for us.
Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.
It all went wrong for Lexi Thompson yesterday.... if you can count walking away with an extra million bucks 'wrong'...
This golfing double agent is by night a hard studying student at UCLA, by day she is one of the worlds best female golfers. Alison Lee we salute you!!!
I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....
'The Old Rake In The Bunker Trick': Paul Lyons is an ex-European Tour pro who now runs The Golf College, here he solves our bunker problems with a very neat trick...
Cure that slice by figuring out your sequencing. Get the club moving in to out. Honestly, it even worked for our Editor who's been in floods of tears since. Very grateful Mr Jeff...
Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk have recreated an iconic moment in history by hitting golf balls off the famous Eiffel Tower, 41 years after the legendary Arnold Palmer became the first – and only previous person – to do so.
GolfPunk has launched its very own beer brand - GolfPunk Gold - in a new partnership with the St Andrews Brewing Company.
After ten Regional Qualifiers The SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge in association with Golfplan is sending twenty golfers to Morocco in November to compete in the Grand Final.
Anyone who was at the British Masters, or watched it on TV, will know what an excellent tournament it was. With the European Tour courting sponsorship dollars across Europe and beyond in order to maintain operations and expand, it seems that there has been less focus on holding events in the UK.
Ian Poulter could simply take no more. He hasn't won a tournament since the WGC-HSBC in 2012. Then he gets in contention here at The British Masters. Then he fans one off the tee at the par three 5th hole. During his swing a mobile phone allegedly went off. And so did Poults.