Jan 10th, 2017
Lovely stuff: Valderrama – the head-cover-sock-puppet-lovechild of Roland Rat & Frank Spencer gets totally busted by Ian Poulter...
Lovely stuff: Valderrama – the head-cover-sock-puppet-lovechild of Roland Rat & Frank Spencer gets totally busted by Ian Poulter...
Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker have been named as Vice Captains of the United States team for the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in September.
Colin Montgomerie has been speaking to BBC Sport, and he thinks that Europe could field its strongest ever Ryder Cup team for this year's tournament.
Thomas Pieters secured the winning point as Team Europe came from behind to beat Asia 14-10 and retain the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.
Say hello to Nurse Jill, your latest Swingin' Siren...
Well, that's one pairing for the Ryder Cup 2018 in Paris sorted. Thomas Bjorn's decision to partner Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey together in the first day of the EurAsia Cup looks an inspired decision.
Check out the European pairings for Day 2 of the EurAsia Cup. It's a sneak preview into the thinking of Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn...
Eamonn Darcy was the guest of honour at the PGA in Scotland for their annual Christmas do, and for Darcy, no-one will ever get close to McGinley as a Ryder Cup Captain.
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan has taken full responsibility for moving the Evian Championship to September, with all the resultant fallout as a supposed Major was reduced to 54 holes.
A report in the San Francisco Chronicle reveals that the Olympic Club has been selected as the venue for the 2032 Ryder Cup.
Team England, led by Ian Poulter, sensationally set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the ‘Fastest hole of golf by a team of four’ ahead of the Turkish Airlines Open.
Ian Poulter can you believe it??? Is this the unluckiest shot of the year?
With less than a year to go until the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, France (September 28-30, 2018), golf fans and commuters enjoyed their own rendezvous with one of the world’s most famous sports trophies when it went on public display at London St Pancras International.
Justin Thomas continued his great run of form with another win at the CJ Cup in South Korea. But Marc Leishman pushed him all the way.
It is the first run out for the CJ Cup in South Korea, and they’ve decided to do something different for the hole in one prize.
Here's something that you won't see every day on the Tour. Justin Thomas was confronted with a terrible lie on the green at the fifth. It was time to get creative......
"I've loved GolfPunk from the start," says Ian. Time for some serious chat down, street style...
Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter gives us GolfPunks a great tip on how best to warm up before hitting the course...
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...
It may be the start of a new season for Justin Thomas, but he is simply carrying on from where he left off as he shoots a 9 under par 63 to take the lead at the CJ Cup in South Korea.
Special family ticket packages are now on sale for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.
The era of Europe’s dominance of the Ryder Cup ended back in October 2016 when the American side comfortably regained the cup at Hazeltine, Minnesota. Europe had won three consecutive Ryder Cups prior to the visit to Chaska, but a flying start on the Friday morning foursomes sparked the USA’s ascendancy, and they never really looked back.
America won the Presidents Cup. For a seventh successive time. The final day singles were nothing more than a procession after the International team had only managed to win two matches prior.
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.
The Sunday singles have yet to kick off, but we won’t be waiting up, that’s for sure. After three days of ‘competition’ the US hold a massive 14 ½ to 3 ½ lead over the International team, and really should have wrapped it up on Saturday. The Presidents Cup is just too one sided an event to be of any real interest.
GolfPunk turns into Hello magazine for 20 minutes. Forgive us, we mean no harm....
A trio of past Presidents of the United States of America attended the opening of the Presidents Cup, but there was one very notable absentee.
British golf legend Ian Woosnam OBE is the latest addition to the Farmfoods European Senior Masters line-up, and will be competing at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in the inaugural tournament between 19-22 October 2017.
The 10 Million Dollar Kid. Justin Thomas trousers the loot as Xander Schauffele makes Tour history
Apparently, some people actually care who is going to win the Tour Championship. Some people think it really matters. But who are these people?
Catriona Matthew has been appointed as European captain for the next Solheim Cup, which will take place on the world-famous PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on 13-15 September 2019.
To celebrate the upcoming Tournament Championship, take five from whatever you're doing and check out these pearlers, including: Sergio and Justin aces in 2008, John Senden's albatross, Matt Kuchar's jaw-dropping recovery Tiger's incredible hole out and Jim Furyk's wowzer-inducing 59...
He might have just missed out on qualifying for the Tour Championship, but we thought we'd cheer Phil up by taking a look at his incredible... INCREDIBLE short game. ladies and gentlemen, we give you 'Lefty's Greatest Up & Downs'...
Marc Leishman endured some tense moments at the BMW, but no one got closer than two shots, and the Leish birdied three of his final four holes to close out his second consecutive tournament.
Well, it's about time! Anna Nordqvist's play off win at the Evian Championship was the first major won by a European since 2013!
Marc Leishman might have opened up a three-stroke lead after two rounds of the BMW Championship, but all the talk was of Jason Day's miraculous hole in one.
What a bunch of arse. So is it a major or what? Can you imagine the R&A making the Open 54 holes because they had to scrap the first day's play? Well, that's exactly what's happened to the Evian Championship.
Rory McIlroy will have to produce a top 4 finish if he is to make next week's Tour Championship, while Ian Poulter will need a top 5 if he is to make it.
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.
Ouch. 19-7. That's a landslide... USA have won back the Walker Cup and deservedly so at the Los Angeles Country Club.
Here we go. USA have a commanding 8-4 lead but there are another 14 points to play for... bring it on....
The GB & reland Walker Cup team take on USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. But who are they, where have they come from, and what are their intentions? Find out here...
It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.
When George Herbert Walker created the Walker Cup, he could never have imagined the drama and excitement that was to follow. We take a pictorial voyage through this marvelous tournament...
GB&I Walker Cup Captain Craig Watson has stood down from next week’s match at Los Angeles Country Club because of a serious illness in his immediate family.
Some of the biggest stars from the world of sport and entertainment will come together on 5th September for Tony Jacklin CBE’s annual charity golf day. Hosted at the award–winning Belfry Hotel and Resort, the course has played host to the Ryder Cup on four occasions.
The FedExCup: Bunch of Arse or Helping the Gravy? There's $10,000,000.00 up for grabs but does anyone really care? We're not so sure so we came up with three very viable alternatives to the season end.
Ticket sales launched today for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
The FedExCup is the end of season tournament on the PGA Tour. Introduced in 2007, after a bit of chopping and changing, it has proven to be the exciting end to the season that the PGA Tour were looking for.
The fat lady might not be singing yet, but she is certainly warming up. At the time of writing, this is where the Solheim Cup stands.
History would have to be rewritten for the European team to win the Solheim Cup after Friday afternoon's Red Wash. The omens were not good. It had never been done before.
Singles matches end 6-6 but weekend routs prove critical as USA run out 16.5 - 11.5 winners
According to USA Captain Julie Inkster, USA "suck at foursomes and four balls" so they have to rely on the singles for victory. Well, not this year...
So, when you're looking for your first LPGA Tour victory, why not make it the PGA? A major. And in doing so, you leap up to 11th on the money list (over $800,000.00 in earnings) and are a shoe-in for the Solheim Cup, at which you debut with two wins in your opening two matches... Blimey....
Team Europe have got their work cut out if they want to avoid some pretty embarrassing labels in the anals of Solheim Cup history. I'll leave it to you to figure out what they might be bit will probably involve the words 'worst' and 'woaaah, Nelly!!!'
Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inkster have announced their final teams for the Solheim Cup which kicks off in Iowa in just two week's time.
Paula Creamer has been named as Jessica Korda’s replacement for the USA Solheim Cup team.
Here's why the European's could win this year's Solheim Cup, even though it is being played on foreign soil.
It’s the Solheim Cup this week and I love it, especially from a betting point of view. It might not be top of your agenda for bets this week but a couple of bets can go a long way here.
It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....
Close the curtains, put the cat out and place the beverages in a cold place. It's go time at Des Moines...
If ever there was a match that summed up the Solheim Cup then it was the battle between Charley Hull and Melissa Reid against the USA pairing of Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr, in a thrilling first session at the Solheim Cup.
Suzann Pettersen out, Catriona Matthew in at the Solheim Cup. USA captain, Juli Inkster is also keeping an eye on Lexi Thompson who is currently battling a virus.
The man who sealed Ryder Cup victory for Europe in 2014, Jamie Donaldson is the latest golfing star to be announced for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. .
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...
Ian Poulter will be playing The Open after coming T2 at a 36–hole qualifying competition at Woburn.
Ed's letter. How Not To conduct yourself with a major winning Ryder Cup legend...
Over 250 people took part in a walk to protest against plans to build a Ryder Cup–standard golf course and massive housing development in Bolton.
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.
Kaboom! McIlroy, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Beef and now Ian Poulter. All at the BMW next week in leafy Surrey.
Ian Poulter has retained his PGA Tour card after a change in rules over medical exemptions.
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 has lost his PGA Tour card after signing for a second round 71 to miss the cut at the Valero Texas Open.
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...
The 2019 Solheim Cup will take place from the 13th to 15th September 2019 as the prestigious biennial contest between Europe and USA heads to the world–famous PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Perthshire.
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 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.
Gleneagles is not on “standby” to host next year’s Ryder Cup, despite claims that some of the American players are anxious about playing in France after recent terrorist incidents.
The countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup has begun as ticket registration is now open. Here's how to get a chance of a ticket.
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.
Ed's Letter: Why Ian Poulter needs to summon the spirit of 2004 to save his card...
SSP Chawrasia blows the field away in India to make it back to back Indian Open wins!!
Ian Poulter shot a second round 67 to help his Valspar gravy and potentially increase his chances of keeping his UPSPA Tour Card...
Billionaire JP McManus has spoken for the first time about his “dream” of bringing the Ryder Cup to Limerick.
Ian Poulter has announced that his clothing business – IJP Design – will cease trading online next month.
Two former UK Ryder Cup venues have been awarded ‘honourable member’ status of World of Leading Golf, an association representing many of the world’s top golf clubs.
Jim Furyk has vowed to ditch the controversial final selection dates for his wild card picks for the Ryder Cup in France, 2018.
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.
TNT is the new nickname for the three Belgian Bombers who are all teeing it up this week in Dubai at the Desert Classic.
The R&A has announced an initial 19–man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September.
The European Tour has announced a change to its membership regulations for the 2018 season. And Thomas Bjorn will get an extra wildcard pick.
It’s Ryder Cup time again already, as this week the decision as to who will captain the USA Team in France is set to be announced. And there is a clear favourite emerging.
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.
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.
There is a simple reason why Rory wasn't wearing a cap at the Ryder Cup. Here's one small mystery of 2016 cleared up then.
TaylorMade are launching an amazing Star Wars accessories collection, just in time to fill up Christmas stockings up and down the land!
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.
Peel Holdings is planning to build a new world–class course on the Hulton Park Estate near Westhouhgton in Bolton, and is pitching it as a potential Ryder Cup course.