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Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Apr 27th, 2017

After the news last week that Ian Poulter had lost his PGA Tour card, we look back on some of the magical moments that the Englishman has given us over the years. 

Ian Poulter on the brink

Ian Poulter on the brink

Apr 21st, 2017

Ian Poulter is on the brink. His PGA Tour card is slipping away after a first round 75 and only a stellar second round will save him...

Ian Poulter on the edge

Ian Poulter on the edge

Apr 17th, 2017

Ian Poulter admitted being "hot under the collar" after struggling with his putter on the final day of the RBC Heritage. He's not lost his Tour card yet, as he has one last chance at the Valero Texas Open. 

Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Jan 10th, 2017

Scaredy Cat Scaredy Cat, sitting on the, errmm, golf mat. No need to be afraid anymore. Ian Poulter is here to show us how to attain true bravery on the tee. No matter what is in front of you...

Valderrama Meets... Ian Poulter

Valderrama Meets... Ian Poulter

Jan 10th, 2017

Lovely stuff: Valderrama – the head-cover-sock-puppet-lovechild of Roland Rat & Frank Spencer gets totally busted by Ian Poulter...

In the office with Ian Poulter

In the office with Ian Poulter

Jan 9th, 2017

Poults has put out this great little video on Instagram. It’s a walk through his office, or rather his collection of golf clubs that span the course of his career.

Ian Poulter One - Golf Troll Nil

Ian Poulter One - Golf Troll Nil

Mar 18th, 2016

As we reported the other day, Ian Poulter was heckled at the Valspar and then properly trolled on Twitter. Poults was having none of it, and shamed the troll on Twitter. And he's more than made his point, as the troll has been sacked.

Ian Poulter tries to get heckler sacked

Ian Poulter tries to get heckler sacked

Mar 14th, 2016

Ian Poulter was on the receiving end of some heckling at the Valspar Championship this weekend, and Poults was having none of it. He tried to get the perpetrator sacked from his day job. This is what occurred.

Ian Poulter goes shopping

Ian Poulter goes shopping

Jan 29th, 2016

Ian Poulter has been out shopping, Poulter style. He has added the new £200,000 458 Ferrari Speciale Aperta to his collection and has also had a Ferrari 275 from the 1960s restored.

Ian Poulter backs Tiger's Ryder Cup Vice Captaincy

Ian Poulter backs Tiger's Ryder Cup Vice Captaincy

Nov 19th, 2015

Apparently, not everyone shares Golf Channel pundit Brandel Chamblee's opinion that Tiger Woods is not worthy of being on the Ryder Cup captaincy team. No less than Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter has had his say...

Ian Poulter in Ryder Cup Drama

Ian Poulter in Ryder Cup Drama

Oct 21st, 2015

​What do you do when your European Tour membership is under threat and your Ryder Cup chances are in jeopardy? 

Jhonattan Vegas retains Canadian Open title

Jhonattan Vegas retains Canadian Open title

Jul 31st, 2017

Golf is brilliant isn't it. Prior to coming to defend his Canadian Open title, Jhonattan Vegas had missed his last five cuts in a row. So obviously he wins here...

Poulter in Twitter spat

Poulter in Twitter spat

May 17th, 2017

Off the back of his T2 at The Players Championship, Poults has got involved in a Twitter row with Golf Channel's outspoken Brandel Chamblee.

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Apr 15th, 2017

Ian Poulter is in the hunt for his first professional victory in over four years after shooting a three–under par round of 68 at Harbour Town Golf Links, trailing leaders Graham DeLaet and Luke Donald.

Poulter plans to put 2016 behind him

Poulter plans to put 2016 behind him

Jan 2nd, 2017

Poults is knocking on the door of 41, and has had a tough old time of it for the past 18 months. But he has positive plans for 2017 and beyond. 

Poulter in new Twitter tirade

Poulter in new Twitter tirade

Dec 14th, 2016

Ian Poulter has been in another Twitter tirade, when a car salesman who had previously delivered vehicles for Poults called him a 'd--k.' Prepare for Twitter handbags. 

Poulter's late birthday surprise

Poulter's late birthday surprise

Jan 13th, 2016

Lee Westwood has just posted this video of Arsenal fan Ian Poulter getting a surprise birthday gift from Darren Clarke's Ryder Cup team meeting. 

Poulter Keeps Ryder Cup Dream Alive

Poulter Keeps Ryder Cup Dream Alive

Nov 2nd, 2015

After his mad dash to Hong Kong, Ian Poulter still hadn’t done quite enough to be eligible for next years Ryder Cup standings. But through luck, perseverance and injury, Poults will be still able to qualify for the best event in golf.

Poulter backs Fitzpatrick

Poulter backs Fitzpatrick

Oct 28th, 2015

It has been an exceptional rookie season for Sheffield- born Matthew Fitzpatrick, who won his first professional title at the British Masters earlier this month. He’s also had seven other top-five finishes in this his rookie year on the European Tour, which is impressive to say the very least. But what about the Ryder Cup? Here's what Ian Poulter thinks.

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Oct 23rd, 2015

Invitee Dustin Johnson looks set to miss the cut after bogeying his last hole to finish +1 and one shot the wrong side of the weekend. You can't imagine this will go down well with the hosts but at least Dusty & Paulina will get to sample the delights of Hong Kong.

IJP Design Poulter Tartan Trousers

IJP Design Poulter Tartan Trousers

Apr 15th, 2015

Ian Poulter’s IJP Design may be known for it’s checked trousers, but at least they’ve gone about it properly, officially registering their deigns with the Scottish Tartan Authority. 

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. 

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Jul 21st, 2017

The Open is accepting mobile payments for the first time this summer. Mastercard is enabling spectators to order and pay for their food and drinks through the Qkr! with Masterpassapp whilst on the course, and they've enlisted Ian Poulter to lead the charge.

Poults takes share of the lead

Poults takes share of the lead

Jul 15th, 2017

It has been four and a half years since Ian Poulter last won a tournament outright. But, after battling the elements, he has a three–way share of the lead at the Scottish Open.

Top 10 Golfing Confessions

Top 10 Golfing Confessions

Jun 24th, 2017

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.

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

May 25th, 2017

GolfPunk's resident sock-puppet-rascal-love-child-of-Roland-Rat-&-Frank-Spencer takes on European Tour star Graeme Storm. And talk soon turns to surrender monkeys and the art of cake making...

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Apr 22nd, 2017

The story of the day was undoubtedly Ian Poulter losing his PGA Tour card after missing the cut at the Valero Texas Open, but at the other end of the leaderboard, Bud Cauley and Tony Finau took the lead heading into the weekend. 

Branden Grace sets early pace

Branden Grace sets early pace

Apr 21st, 2017

In a make or break week at the Valero Texas Open, Ian Poulter is battling for his PGA Tour career as he slumped to a round of 75, with a missed cut looking increasingly likely.

Valero Texas Open Preview

Valero Texas Open Preview

Apr 18th, 2017

Well after a two week stretch to fit in the Masters and RBC Heritage, the PGA Tour heads back to Texas, this time for the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio. 

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Apr 16th, 2017

Jason Dufner will enter the final round of the RBC Heritage with a one–shot-lead over Graham DeLaet after firing a third round 65 (–6) at Harbour Town Golf Links. 

How the Pros have reacted

How the Pros have reacted

Mar 2nd, 2017

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have backed the changes to the rules of golf with Rory expressing the belief that the "revolutionary" modernisation and simplification could stop people turning away from the game.

Sergio holds on at Dubai Desert Classic

Sergio holds on at Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 4th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has a three–shot lead at the end of moving day at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Could Sergio be set for first European Tour victory in three years?

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Feb 1st, 2017

You've got to feel for Tiger Woods. Not only did he have to take his first commercial flight in 10 years, he also almost missed his plane due to anti-Trump protestors being in his way at Los Angeles LAX Airport. Blimey, he'll be getting the bloody bus home next...

Getting into the Abu Dhabi groove

Getting into the Abu Dhabi groove

Jan 18th, 2017

Four of the biggest names in golf today got 'into the groove' for the new golfing year by mixing it up with one of Britain’s top DJs and broadcaster. Is golf really catching up?

Poults gets PGA recognition

Poults gets PGA recognition

Dec 20th, 2016

Ian Poulter has received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at the annual PGA lunch at Grosvenor House. And it's not before time.

Close House to be British Masters Home

Close House to be British Masters Home

Oct 17th, 2016

According to a rogue tweet by Sky Sports Commentator Ewen Murray, Close House will host the 2017 British Masters, with Lee Westwood as host. 

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

Sep 11th, 2016

Poults will receive the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at this year’s PGA annual fundraising lunch.

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...

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Jul 5th, 2016

Danny Willett spent the day looking dapper at Wimbledon in his green jacket, and seemed to confirm his participation in the Olympics this summer. 

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2016

Video highlights and picture caption capering from day two from The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill where Jason Day is -13 with Stenson and Rose lurking...

The one that got away

The one that got away

Feb 6th, 2016

A very rare Ferrari has been sold at auction in Paris, for a whopping great £24.6 million pounds. So we don’t think that it will be going to Ian Poulter’s Ferrari museum. We reckon that’s too much coin even for Ian. But we’d like to be proved wrong.

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Jan 20th, 2016

There has been another small step forwards for golf, as at last week's EurAsia Cup Darren Clarke – the Victorious Captain – managed to persuade the powers that be to let his players wear shorts.

EURASIA CUP Four Ball Draw

EURASIA CUP Four Ball Draw

Jan 14th, 2016

The first morning draw, plus how come the European Team is dressed up like Droogs from A Clockwork Orange?...

Tear Jerker Of The Year

Tear Jerker Of The Year

Dec 24th, 2015

Valdy specialises in taking on famous tour pros and golf-loving celebrities with his cheeky one-liners and below the belt references. And they love it.

Golf in shock as budgerigar leads BMW

Golf in shock as budgerigar leads BMW

Dec 22nd, 2015

Allright so he's not a real budgerigar but he is leading the BMW Masters and his name – Lucas Bjerregaard – sounds a lot like budgerigar and, well, it's Friday morning and we're all a bit over excited about the weekend.

The GolfPunk Staunch Awards 2015

The GolfPunk Staunch Awards 2015

Dec 4th, 2015

Hey Hey it's the Staunchies: 15 categories for you to vote for your favourites from 2015. And have a chance to win (another) Tom Tom Golfer GPS watch worth £199.99!!

Three Berks And A Crane

Three Berks And A Crane

Nov 19th, 2015

Ian Poulter, Danny Willett, and Anirban Lahiri got to play out every three year old boys fantasy, get their hi-vis on, and got to go and play in a crane at DP World, the worlds busiest port, and title sponsor of the DP World Tour Championships.

DP Tournament Day One

DP Tournament Day One

Nov 19th, 2015

It's all happening at the DP World Championships in Dubai...the main issue is what scenario attracts you the most?

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Nov 14th, 2015

Thai golfing legend Thongchai Jaidee shot a 66 to take the lead at the BMW Masters. The former Paratrooper is one shot in front of Bjerregaard, Byeong-hun An and Sergio Garcia at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.

The Race To Dubai 2015

The Race To Dubai 2015

Oct 29th, 2015

Right. Hang on in there, please. We are about to try to explain how the Race To Dubai works. We thought the Top 60 line up was complete following the completion of the Hong Kong Open. We were wrong..

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Oct 25th, 2015

Hong Kong Open serves up a tense and dramatic final day. Justin Rose and Luca Bjerregaard went in to Sunday tied for the lead with Patrick Reed eyeing up a big move...

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

Oct 24th, 2015

The leading group going into the weekend in Hong Kong saw a David and Goliath type match up. The Dane, Bjerregaard took the money with a 63, one shot better than Englishman Rose. They both go into the final day of the final full field tournament of the 2015 European Tour schedule, sharing the lead at 14-under.

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Oct 21st, 2015

Blimey, the Hong Kong Open has got a better field than the Shriners this week. Here's the low down, plus selected tee times and a chance to tyake a tour of three-time major winner Padraig Harington's man cave!

British Masters Preview

British Masters Preview

Oct 7th, 2015

Tomorrow marks the return of the British Masters at Woburn, after a seven-year lay off. Hosting is Ian Poulter, one of Woburn’s two Touring Pros alongside Charlie Hull. It’s good to see the event back, as there has been too little European Tour golf in the UK for too long. Here's our preview of the tournament.

Race To Dubai heating Up

Race To Dubai heating Up

Oct 5th, 2015

Just three more events for players to qualify... This week at the British Masters at Woburn, The Portugal Open and the Hong Kong Open. The Top 60 only will get in.

The British Masters Is Back!!!

The British Masters Is Back!!!

Sep 26th, 2015

At last, a European Tour event in England!! And a really, really, good line up: The British Masters is hosted by Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and will see a star studded field take to the Woburn course on 8th October.

BMW Tee Times

BMW Tee Times

Sep 17th, 2015

So they've all had a nice week off and now it's back to business for the world's 70 best golfers as they descend on Conway Farms this weekend for the penultimate tournament of the 2015 FedEx Cup.

Boston Birdie Blitz

Boston Birdie Blitz

Sep 5th, 2015

Poults & Rickie in the mix as Spieth and Day go their separate ways...

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Sep 14th, 2017

You have to feel for Jessica Korda and So Yeon Ryu who managed to get to -2 at the rain and wind battered Evian-Les-Bains in France, before the first round was cancelled.

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

Feb 2nd, 2017

TNT is the new nickname for the three Belgian Bombers who are all teeing it up this week in Dubai at the Desert Classic. 

Brandt Snedeker leads Canadian Open

Brandt Snedeker leads Canadian Open

Jul 24th, 2016

Brandt Snedeker takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Canadian Open after posting a six-under-par 66 at Glen Abbey in Ontario. But there's a hot Canadian amateur on his tail.....

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Feb 27th, 2016

The test event scheduled for Friday March 8th will be closed to the public, and will only feature nine Brazilian players. The event will only feature five men and four women porfessionals in a stroke play format. Another missed opportunity?

Brian Harman chips in!

Brian Harman chips in!

Feb 6th, 2016

Here's Brian Harman getting the crowds going with this brilliant chip in at the 16th at the Waste Management in Phoenix. 

11-year-old indian golfer strives for world domination

11-year-old indian golfer strives for world domination

Jan 21st, 2016

No one had ever heard of golf in Shubham Jaglan's poor Indian village. Until, that is, the five-year-old Shubham happened upon a six iron one day and decided to take on the world. Six years later he won back-to-back junior titles in the US.

 Former Tennis Star Paradorn Srichaphan at Asian Q-School

Former Tennis Star Paradorn Srichaphan at Asian Q-School

Jan 13th, 2016

Yesterday we brought you news that Gareth Bale had received a cheeky offer from the European Tour to sign up for Q-School. That led to us digging out stories of all the other football players who've tried to make it in golf. Now, former World Number 9 tennis star Paradorn Srichaphan is having a go in Asia. Will they never learn?...

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

Dec 29th, 2015

Eighteen-year old Henderson’s success has not gone unnoticed, as she has just won The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. She picked up 21 votes (37 per cent) in the annual survey of editors and broadcasters from across the country.

Matt Jones wins Australian Open

Matt Jones wins Australian Open

Nov 29th, 2015

There’s winning from the front, and there’s reversing into a win. It’s safe to say Matt Jones did the latter at the Australian Open. Shooting a two over final round, Jones did just enough to keep Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott at bay.

Australian Open Round Three

Australian Open Round Three

Nov 28th, 2015

Local boy Matt Jones continued his impressive form in Sydney at the Emirates Australian Open. Jones has now shot 67, 68, 68 and leads World Number One Jordan Spieth by three shots after Spieth shot a third round 67.

Pro shoots 92 at Australian Open

Pro shoots 92 at Australian Open

Nov 26th, 2015

I’ve just come back from a top secret launch in Dubai. Playing with different clubs, on jet lag, in the desert, I had an absolute dog of a round. But I’d have fancied my chances of beating 92 if I'd added it up. Poor Weiyu Zhu didn’t at the Australian Open

Italian Open Day 2

Italian Open Day 2

Sep 19th, 2015

While Nicky C didn’t manage to keep the lead going into round two of the italian Open, Scandanavians Jens Fahrbring and Lucas Bjerregaard zoom to the front at Monza. Fahbring shot a 64 with nine birdies, while his playing partner Bjerregaard put a 65 together, with five birdies and an opening eagle at the first. 

Russian Open Day 3 Wrap

Russian Open Day 3 Wrap

Sep 5th, 2015

On a rain interrupted Day 3 at the Russian Open it was the Lee's who came out on top, defeating the weather to produce some spellbinding golf. That's Lee Slattery and Craig Lee.

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Aug 30th, 2015

So we've switched the golf on, and this is the first thing we see. Brian Harman take a bow son. With odds of 67 million to one, the left hander just nailed this hybrid on the 14th hole at The Barclays for his second hole in one of the round.

Maximilian Kieffer Wears Kjus

Maximilian Kieffer Wears Kjus

Aug 20th, 2015

On the quiet Maximilian Kieefer is having one of the best seasons on the European Tour. At this point the 25 year old from Germany has not missed a cut, with highlights being his resultts at the Nordea Masters and the Dubuai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by Rory McIlroy. In total he's had four top tens this season, and currenty lies in 46th place on the Race to Dubai.

Kjus Dorian Halfzip

Kjus Dorian Halfzip

Mar 30th, 2015

You’re on the coast, playing a classic links, for arguments sake lets say Royal North Devon...

Amazing Croatian golf pad

Amazing Croatian golf pad

Jun 25th, 2017

Now here's a proper golfers pad! It has its own smart golf course, five swimming pools, 57 bedrooms and a helipad! Oh, and I forgot to add that it comes complete with its own marina.

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Jun 23rd, 2017

Ryder Cup stars Thomas Pieters and Ian Poulter are among the latest luminaries confirmed in the star–studded field for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, along with fan favourite Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Beef talks Arsenal, Ian Wright and Tiger

Beef talks Arsenal, Ian Wright and Tiger

Jun 12th, 2017

GolfPunk sit down with golf's coolest character Andrew Beef Johnston to discuss everything from super imposing daft pictures on jockeys to his humble pitch and putt beginnings...

Giant gator stalks cranes

Giant gator stalks cranes

May 1st, 2017

It's gator time again, and today it is a big beast stalking two cranes on a Florida golf course. 

New triangular grip

New triangular grip

Apr 7th, 2017

All good golfers understand that the key to successful putting is feel. A feel for distance, a feel for the speed of the green, a feel for the stroke, and above all, a feel for the putter itself. And in a game where narrow misses can be costly, and small errors lead to big scores, putting is also about precision.

Workers first to enjoy giant bunker

Workers first to enjoy giant bunker

Apr 1st, 2017

Construction workers at the first of two new courses in the Algarve region of Dia das Mentiras have been the first to experience what is believed to be the world’s deepest bunker.

Scotty Cameron's brilliant putting tip

Scotty Cameron's brilliant putting tip

Feb 17th, 2017

It's all about the flow. Jonathan Yarwood has spent a lot of time with Scotty Cameron and his learnings are right here for you GolfPunkers. We don't want thanking. Just money. Cheers.

Sardinia joins Italian golf push

Sardinia joins Italian golf push

Feb 8th, 2017

The island of Sardinia has joined the growing number of regions supporting Italy Golf & More – the first pan–Italian international promotional golf project.

Norwegian Clubs join WLC

Norwegian Clubs join WLC

Jan 26th, 2017

Two of Norway's most prestigious golf clubs have become the first Scandinavian members to be welcomed into the World of Leading Golf – an association representing many of the planet's top golf clubs and resorts. 

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

Nov 6th, 2016

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.

Canadian amateur 1 behind in PGA debut!!

Canadian amateur 1 behind in PGA debut!!

Jul 23rd, 2016

Dustin Johnson remains in stellar form as he hunts down world number 309 Luke List in Canada, while Canadian amateur Jared du Toit threatens to rewrite history books!

Canadian Record Breaker

Canadian Record Breaker

Aug 22nd, 2015

Ed's Letter: Is Brooke Henderson about to gatecrash the Asian/America LPGA monopoly? The Canadian won the Portland Classic with a tournament record score on her way to becoming the third player in LPGA history to win a tour event before turning 18. It's on.

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Aug 27th, 2017

Brooke Henderson shot a course–record 8–under 63 to rocket up the leaderboard and enter into a tie for sixth at 7 under after barely making the cut on Friday.

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Aug 7th, 2017

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Mar 22nd, 2017

The biggest field of professionals in the history of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will gather at The Heritage Golf Club this November for the third outing of a tournament that will also now take up a premier place on the international golf calendar.

Majorca golf get–away

Majorca golf get–away

Mar 16th, 2017

A secret sanctuary in southern Majorca, adults-only hotels Pure Salt Port Adriano and Pure Salt Garonda have re–opened this month with an exclusive golf package that will take guests to some of Europe’s best courses.

Play 18 with Europe's top stars

Play 18 with Europe's top stars

Mar 13th, 2017

European Tour golf returns to Sicily’s Verdura Resort for the first time in five years this spring and the exclusive Sicilian venue is offering an array of VIP packages to mark the occasion – including the chance to tee it up alongside the continent’s best players.

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Feb 27th, 2017

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.   

Thomas Pieters' drive hits own girlfriend

Thomas Pieters' drive hits own girlfriend

Feb 23rd, 2017

He's renowned for bombing it off the tee but this time Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters has gone too far. Literally, he drove it past the fairway into his girlfriend!

Are these the ultimate golf undies?

Are these the ultimate golf undies?

Feb 19th, 2017

We know the perils of playing a lot of golf, and being ill–equipped in the underwear department. Could these babies be the key to our future success?

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.

Voting opens at Muirfield

Voting opens at Muirfield

Feb 16th, 2017

Voting has now opened for members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to decide whether or not women members will be admitted.

Is Rome in danger of losing the Ryder Cup?

Is Rome in danger of losing the Ryder Cup?

Feb 9th, 2017

Guaranteed money for the 2022 has been cut by the Italian government, according to reports from the Associated Press. And if organizers cannot find new funds, the city is in danger of losing the event.

How to bring a golf course to life

How to bring a golf course to life

Jan 18th, 2017

An animation of planned renovation work at a California golf course so impressed watching members that it was given a standing ovation.

Lynx signs Becky Brewerton

Lynx signs Becky Brewerton

Jan 11th, 2017

Lynx Golf, th British golf equipment brand, has added two-time Ladies European Tour winner and double Solheim Cup star, Becky Brewerton, to its team of professional playing ambassadors. 

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Dec 21st, 2016

We were delighted that Danny Willett rightly got nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award, but a little bit miffed that he came last, and by a country mile. But how has golf got on in the awards in the past?

Swingin Siren: Carolin Pinegger

Swingin Siren: Carolin Pinegger

Dec 2nd, 2016

Carolin Pinegger is proving there is more to Austria than Sigmund Freud, Arnold Scharzenegger, blokes that start world wars and The Sound Of Music...

European Tour unveils Rolex Series

European Tour unveils Rolex Series

Nov 15th, 2016

The European Tour has officially announced the Rolex Series, a new alliance of leading tournaments, which is designed to strengthen the golf schedule from the 2017 season onwards.

 Champions League Lisbon Golf break

Champions League Lisbon Golf break

Oct 6th, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo will make an emotional return to his first club Sporting Lisbon with European champions Real Madrid next month, and football fans can be there to see it as part of a new three-night golf package.

A bit of Ryder Cup Magic

A bit of Ryder Cup Magic

Sep 28th, 2016

Captain Clarke brought in Dynamo to add some inspirational magic to the European Ryder Cup team.

Chervo AW16 Collection

Chervo AW16 Collection

Sep 9th, 2016

We spoke to Chervo founder Peter Erlacher to find out exactly what we should be wearing this Autumn and Winter.

Jim Furyk's 58 What's In The Bag

Jim Furyk's 58 What's In The Bag

Aug 8th, 2016

Check out the Callaway bag that Jim Furyk shot 58 at the Travelers with while, what was that unusual putter Russell Knox was using to win the event with?

Extreme Happy Gilmore Flop Shot

Extreme Happy Gilmore Flop Shot

Jul 29th, 2016

Seriously this is the most dangerous Trick Shot we think we've ever seen. For the other guy that is. Check this out...

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

Jul 25th, 2016

Steve Wheatcroft hit one of the worst shots under pressure ever at the Canadian Open. 

Warne and Botham in unique charity fundraiser

Warne and Botham in unique charity fundraiser

Jul 21st, 2016

Sir Ian Botham and Shane Warne will be completing a round of golf with a difference this Thursday. The Golf Challenge 2016 will see a round of golf played - with each hole in a different first-class cricketing county.

Prison Golf

Prison Golf

Jun 21st, 2016

What's the strangest place you would imagine finding a golf course? In a prison?  

The Renaissance Club & The Open

The Renaissance Club & The Open

May 28th, 2016

The Renaissance Club believes it is a great option if the R&A is looking for an alternative Open Championship venue in East Lothian.

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

Mar 28th, 2016

As we reported two weeks ago, Lewisham Council is planning to shut down Braeside Golf Club, which is based at Beckenham Place Park. Now the members are setting up a campaign to save the club.

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Mar 28th, 2016

Tony Finau got onto our radar last year, and we thought he was a proper GolfPunk. Today was his maiden victory on the PGA Tour, when he won the Puerto Rico Open in a playoff against old hand Steve Marino.

Adam Scott Now Set For Rio Olympics After About Turn

Adam Scott Now Set For Rio Olympics After About Turn

Mar 11th, 2016

Adam Scott has seemingly changed his mind about playing in the 2016 Olympics, according to former British Open Champion Ian Baker-Finch, who will captain the Australian team in Rio later this year.

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

Feb 22nd, 2016

We got called out on twitter the other week over the fact that The Shire was not the only golf course to be designed in the UK by Seve Ballesteros. So we looked further under the bonnet, and this is what we found – a controversial mystery wrapped up in a lot of anecdotal evidence involving the Dave Thomas-designed Westerwood Golf Club in Glasgow.

Ha Na Jang & The Celebration

Ha Na Jang & The Celebration

Feb 8th, 2016

This is how Ha Na Jang celebrated Samuari style after winning at The Coates in Florida this weekend. This was posted by the Ocala Golf Club and Equestrian Club where the event was held. We like their sense of humour. Worth a check out for sure.

Victory for Ha Na Jang

Victory for Ha Na Jang

Feb 7th, 2016

It was maiden victory time for South Korean Ha Na Jang yesterday at the Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida. 

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Jan 29th, 2016

Nike Golf has announced the addition of Australian athlete Ryan Ruffels to its talent roster. Ruffels, who will represent the brand head to toe, will have his first ever PGA Tour start at the Farmers Insurance Open this week.

The divot debate rages

The divot debate rages

Jan 8th, 2016

Emiliano Grillo knocked a great 406 yard drive down the middle of the fairway at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Thursday, only to find that it had rolled into a really bad divot. He took to Twitter to protest.

Busy January of golf

Busy January of golf

Jan 3rd, 2016

It’s going to be quite a month for golf in January with a total of nine events to be enjoyed. 

Mental Golfers

Mental Golfers

Dec 16th, 2015

Golfers at the Victoria Golf Club on Vancouver Island in Canada are a pretty hardy bunch by the looks of it. Here’s a great video of some Canadian golf mentalists playing on through 100 kilometer per hour winds.

Woman to lead the USGA

Woman to lead the USGA

Dec 1st, 2015

The USGA has announced that Diana M. Murphy will be its next president. Murphy will become only the second woman ever to lead the governing body in its nearly 121-year history, 20 years after Judy Bell held the post.

Three early qualifiers for The Open

Three early qualifiers for The Open

Dec 1st, 2015

Matt Jones not only won the Australian Open at the weekend, but also secured himself a place for the 145th Open Championship, which will be played at Royal Troon in July 2016. Find out who else will also be joining him.

A Quick Livener #5

A Quick Livener #5

Nov 30th, 2015

Everything from scaling tall buildings in Dubai to Marmite on toast... It's Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse: What's made us go 'yippee!!' and what made us go 'fiddlededee' this week... 

Rum Can Get You In To The Open

Rum Can Get You In To The Open

Nov 29th, 2015

We like rum at GP towers. To be fair we like most booze. But rum has a special little piece of our heart from trips to Mauritius, and a recent excursion to the Caribbean. It has never helped us be any good at golf though. However for Rod Pampling it helped him shoot 61 at the Australian Open and got him a start at the Open at Troon next year.

PGA GolfPunks: Matt Jones

PGA GolfPunks: Matt Jones

Nov 28th, 2015

So who the hell is Matt Jones? Well, he's an Australian golfer, who then moved to the US to attend Arizona State University, which has two famous alumnae who are also playing Whistling Straits today – Phil Mickelson and Paul Casey.

Nicky Colsaerts riding high down under

Nicky Colsaerts riding high down under

Nov 27th, 2015

Nicky Colsaerts shoots second round 66 to climb up the leaderboard at the Emirates Australian Open. Colsaerts made six birdies and one bogey in his five under round to make up for a disappointing opening 73.

Adam Scott Pumped

Adam Scott Pumped

Nov 25th, 2015

It's without doubt been a disappointing season for Adam Scott, who needs a late win to secure his record of a tour win every season, which is what he has done for the last 14 consecutive years. In front of what will undoubtedly be a highly partisan Ozzie crowd, Scott is properly pumped up for the occasion.

Heritage Golf Club Wins

Heritage Golf Club Wins

Nov 23rd, 2015

Heritage Golf Club in Mauritius has been named ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the second year in a row at the annual World Golf Awards. World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism through their annual awards programme, and is part of the World Travel Awards.

"Tiger Treated Me Like A Slave"

Nov 1st, 2015

Steve Williams has had a pop at Tiger in his new book out on Monday. In excerpts from Out of the Rough he describes how Tiger treated him “like I was a slave.”

Top 10 Presidents Cup Shots Ever

Top 10 Presidents Cup Shots Ever

Oct 14th, 2015

The Top 10 Presidents Cup shots ever: Amazing hole-outs, chip ins and just about every jaw dropping shots you've ever seen.

Brandi's Happy Juice

Brandi's Happy Juice

Sep 14th, 2015

Got the Monday morning blues? Never fear, we have a short term solution all the way from the Phoenician Golf Club in Scottsdale. This'll put bullets in your revolver, Brandi's Happy Juice. Take it away Brandi!

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Sep 13th, 2015

Boom: New Zealand's Lydia Ko has become the youngest ever winner of a major, winning the Evian Championship. Lydia was 18 years and four months old when she bagged the victory yesterday, six months younger than the previous holder of that record, Morgan Pressel.

Lexi right in the hunt

Lexi right in the hunt

Sep 12th, 2015

Lexi Thompson is right in the mix, one shot ahead of Lydia Ko, and one behind the South Korean leader Lee Mi-Hyang. This is our wrap on moving day at the Evian Championship, the fifth and last women's Major of 2015.

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

Slattery Will Get You Everywhere

Slattery Will Get You Everywhere

Sep 6th, 2015

England's Lee Slattery held his nerve to win his second European Tour title with a one-shot victory over Argentinian Estanislao Goya at the Russian Open. Slattery is now top  of the new Ryder Cup points table. 

Valderrama Meets... BMW Champion Ben An

Valderrama Meets... BMW Champion Ben An

Sep 3rd, 2015

Five days after this encounter, Ben An won the BMW at Wentworth and a cheque for loads of cash. We're not saying Valdy is 100% responsible but it's pretty obvious Ben wouldn't have won without this radical pep-talk...

G/Fore: An exclusive interview with Mossimo

G/Fore: An exclusive interview with Mossimo

Aug 24th, 2015

We're hella excited about the new G/Fore Apparel collection. We recently caught up with founder and designer Mossimo Giannulli to find out his inspiration behind the brand, and about G/Fore's initial foray into high end golf clothing.

#GaffneysArmy

#GaffneysArmy

Aug 16th, 2015

Brian Gaffney, club proffesional at Quaker Ridge Golf Club, part-time real estate agent, full-time nice guy. With a 71 final round, Gaffney was the best club pro in the field, and is in a tie for 71st place as this is posted.

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.

American Golf Opens National Academy

American Golf Opens National Academy

Jul 30th, 2015

American Golf has opened a National Academy at High Legh Park Golf Club in Knutsford, Cheshire. Opened by Stoke City and Republic of Ireland footballer Shay Given, the Academy has a 9 and 18 hole course.

Exclusive first look at the new G/Fore Range

Exclusive first look at the new G/Fore Range

Jul 29th, 2015

So we've seen the future of golf fashion and we wanted to share it with you. Californian brand G/FORE launched their new range of apparel at Urban Golf Soho last week.

The Golf Spiv Week 2

The Golf Spiv Week 2

Jul 22nd, 2015

​To be fair, he did say he was “half handy”, however, what a start for The Golfspiv…