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Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

May 31st, 2017

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Memorial Tournament that he founded 41 years ago in 1976, Jack Nicklaus had this to say about Tiger Woods.

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Jan 21st, 2017

It's Jack Nicklaus's 77th birthday. Jack made a habit of winning whether he was swinging well or not. This is something everyone can learn from...

Jack Nicklaus is building courses in Turkmenistan

Jack Nicklaus is building courses in Turkmenistan

Dec 15th, 2016

Turkmenistan’s President, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov (Gurba for short)  wishes to bring golf to his country. At the moment nobody actually plays the game there, but he's bringing in Jack to transform this. 

Jack Nicklaus challenges golf industry

Jack Nicklaus challenges golf industry

Nov 30th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus has challenged the golf industry to show the right leadership and seize its opportunity to be an ‘enormous worldwide game,’ while addressing the 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum.

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

May 7th, 2016

After a long debate following months of argument, Aberdeenshire councillors have agreed plans for a championship golf course to be built in Stonehaven. 

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

May 6th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf is claiming to be the most realistic golf computer game the market has ever seen. You can design and play golf courses just like the Golden Bear himself has done for the last 50 years.

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Apr 11th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus won 18 majors. He came second 19 times. To win you, have to be ready to lose. It’s an important message that Jordan Spieth needs to learn quickly if his capitulation at the masters isn’t going to affect him. Jack Nicklaus wrote this publc note to Jordan and eventual winner Danny Willet via Twitter. 

Council turn down planning for new Jack Nicklaus Course

Council turn down planning for new Jack Nicklaus Course

Mar 17th, 2016

A bid to build a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus looks like it is going to be kicked into the long grass, as planning supremos at Aberdeenshire Council have recommended refusing the application for a Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course at Ury Estate, Stonehaven.

Jack Nicklaus invites Ryder Cup hopefuls to his house

Jack Nicklaus invites Ryder Cup hopefuls to his house

Mar 2nd, 2016

When the Golden Bear invites you round to his house with a load of other Ryder Cup wannabes, you don't say no. You say, 'What time?', 'Will Tiger be there?', 'Should I bring wine?', 'What kind of wine do you like, Jack?', 'What are Barb's favourite flowers?', 'Will there be cake?'. That sort of thing.    

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Feb 16th, 2016

Vietnam’s BRG Group and Nicklaus Design have signed a deal to develop golf courses in Vietnam. The contract will see Nicholas Design create courses in 22 different provinces of the country.

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Dec 5th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus has entered the Tiger Woods fray, but with some pretty upbeat comments. Nicklaus told CNN that he believed that Tiger could still challenge in golf's top tournaments, including the four majors held each year - of which he has won 14 since 1997, but none since 2008.

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Sep 6th, 2018

Golfers have rarely been keen to discuss their political opinions. And – given the fact that the only golfers' opinions we'd care to know are all loaded and most likely vote accordingly – it's probably just as well.

30 Years of The Nicklaus

30 Years of The Nicklaus

Jun 20th, 2018

This summer, St Mellion’s Nicklaus Signature Course celebrates 30 years of memorable, spectacular and challenging golf by rolling back its prices to 1988, the year in which it opened.

Tiger's Letter to Jack

Tiger's Letter to Jack

Dec 17th, 2015

When Sports Illustrated announced last month that Nicklaus would be awarded with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, which recognizes the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy, Tiger Woods passed along his congratulations.

More Jack on Tiger

More Jack on Tiger

Dec 16th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus has been in New York to accept the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award presented to him by Sports Illustrated magazine. He said he thought Woods should make sure he is healed from his back woes before returning to competition.

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...

Top 20 Masters Dramas

Top 20 Masters Dramas

Apr 3rd, 2018

It's Masters Monday and to celebrate here we bring you the Top 20 Masters Dramas Ever

The London Golf Club Winter Experience

The London Golf Club Winter Experience

Feb 19th, 2018

If you are looking to get out and play some golf over the winter period, then where better to go than The London Golf Club, where you can enjoy their Winter Golf Experience. Their Winter Experience prices start from £85 per person, and run Sunday to Thursday until 15th April 2018. 

Progress for New Hoylake Golf Resort

Progress for New Hoylake Golf Resort

Dec 31st, 2017

Plans for a new golf resort in Hoylake have moved closer after councillors agreed to allow plans and site investigations to begin. It looks like this project will eventually get the green light and make the Wirral a must go destination for golfers. 

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

Nov 1st, 2017

GolfPunk looks back to 1994 – a time when a humble journalist from London could actually get Tiger Woods on the phone at his house and get his mum to haul him out of the shower to speak to you... 

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Chinese government cracks down on Golf

Oct 19th, 2017

The Chinese government has closed two of the countries top golf courses owned by real estate mogul Wang Jianlin, according to reports from CNN.

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. 

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

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.

The Weirdest Open Moments

The Weirdest Open Moments

Jul 17th, 2017

The Open Championship is the finest tournament in golf. But it hasn't half thrown up some odd moments over the years. From broken legs, to breaking and entry, here are the weirdest Open moments...

Jason Dufner fights back

Jason Dufner fights back

Jun 5th, 2017

Jason Dufner, helped by a poor final round from Daniel Summerhays, fought back to win the Memorial Tournament by three shots, and secure his fifth PGA Tour title.

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

Mar 4th, 2017

When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.

Top 50 GolfPunks

Top 50 GolfPunks

Mar 3rd, 2017

Introducing the characters that inspired us to launch this magazine, and now website.

Gleneagles to host European Golf Team Championships

Gleneagles to host European Golf Team Championships

Feb 21st, 2017

Gleneagles has today been unveiled as an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi–sport event that will see Gleneagles make golfing history as host of the first ever European Golf Team Championships.

Who is behind the Miura investment?

Who is behind the Miura investment?

Jan 25th, 2017

Howard Milstein and the Milstein family have partnered with Miura Golf, the Japanese manufacturer of the world’s finest forged clubs. So who is Howard Milstein? Well, he's a major player, that's for sure. 

Tiger Woods to return at Hero?

Tiger Woods to return at Hero?

Nov 2nd, 2016

Will he, won't he? jeeeezzzz, it's getting a bit tiresome. Just get back on the bloody golf course, Woods!!!!!

First golf course for Turkmenistan

First golf course for Turkmenistan

Oct 6th, 2016

The president of the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan says he's going to build the first golf course in his desert nation.

Rare photo archive of 1963 Open found

Rare photo archive of 1963 Open found

Oct 4th, 2016

A rare collection of photographic slides showing the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham has been discovered at an auction in Manchester. 

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. 

Michael Jordan thinks Tiger should retire

Michael Jordan thinks Tiger should retire

Apr 22nd, 2016

Basketball icon Michael Jordan, a friend of Tiger Woods, issued some strong comments in an article in which ESPN.com detailed Woods' deep decline following the death of his father in 2006. Oh, and his rather public fall from grace in 2009.

London Golf Club to host Brabazon Trophy

London Golf Club to host Brabazon Trophy

Feb 27th, 2016

The London Golf Club will be hosting one of the UK’s most important amateur Championships -the Brabazon Trophy -which is the Men’s Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. We have such found memories of the London Club. Here's why.

Learn from Ben Hogan

Learn from Ben Hogan

Feb 15th, 2016

There’s lot’s of arguments about who’s the best golfer ever. The greatest I’ve seen up close is Tiger Woods. Jack Nicklaus has the most majors. But in a lot of ways Ben Hogan was the best ever. And he’s definitely the golfer you can learn the most from.  

I Woke Up 2 Days Later and I'd Lost The Trophy

I Woke Up 2 Days Later and I'd Lost The Trophy

Dec 10th, 2015

Ok we know Tiger opened up a little bit last week. But we’ve never had any of the war stories of what he’s actually got up to in his time. Compare that to David Feherty. The TV commentator was recently interviewed by Rolling Stone and gave a completely honest and open interview. It’s amazing he’s still alive let alone presenting on the telly box.

Tiger Woods: I peaked at 11

Tiger Woods: I peaked at 11

Dec 3rd, 2015

Tiger talks cadidly about the game, having the cutest girlfriend in 6th grade, peaking at 11, and how Seve helped him with his short game. 

"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.”

Tiger's 85...

Tiger's 85...

Jun 8th, 2015

Warning: If you are vaguley golf sqeamish, look away now...

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

Sep 14th, 2018

The home of one of Europe’s greatest Ryder Cup moments, the award-winning Belfry hotel and spa is set to welcome back a true golfing icon to its course next month. Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, will grace the iconic Brabazon Course once again on 24 September.

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Apr 3rd, 2018

There has been a rare find in a charity shop in Houston. An original Masters Green Jacket from the 1960s. And it's already been sold. 

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Oct 26th, 2017

It's started to get a bit parky out but that's not going to stop our golf capering. Not when you've got a selection of rain jackets like this that'll keep you dry and toasty...

The stars come out to play for Tony Jacklin

The stars come out to play for Tony Jacklin

Aug 30th, 2017

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. 

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Aug 18th, 2017

A federal judge has granted a request to temporarily halt the auction of Byron Nelson’s Green Jacket from going ahead, according to reports in the Augusta Chronicle.

Sergio may wear Green Jacket at wedding

Sergio may wear Green Jacket at wedding

Apr 11th, 2017

Sergio appeared on the “The Today Show” in New York City and was asked by co–host Savannah Guthrie, if Sergio was thinking of wearing his newly won Green Jacket at this wedding.

Charity Shop Green Jacket sells at auction

Charity Shop Green Jacket sells at auction

Apr 10th, 2017

The Green Jacket that was found in a Canadia Charity Shop has been successfullly auctioned. In the final 15 minutes, the bidding went from $48,841 to a staggering $139,349.

Green Jacket found in charity shop

Green Jacket found in charity shop

Apr 8th, 2017

A visitor to a Toronto charity shop had a stroke of good fortune when he stumbled upon an original Masters Green Jacket. And now it is up for auction.

Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Mar 5th, 2017

This is sensational. Major winner, Ryder Cup legend as a player and Captain – Tony Jacklin CBE gives Valderrama both barrells as they sing together and plot revenge over a certain Mexican golf nuisance....

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Mar 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's very own resident sock-puppet-head-cover the rascal lovechild of-Frank Spencer & Roland-Rat) gets chatted up by Sky Sports/ITV presenters (and golf nuts) Charlotte and Zoe...

Tony Jacklin on the box

Tony Jacklin on the box

Jan 30th, 2016

Tony Jacklin is set to appear on television tonight (Saturday, January 30).Jacklin will be part of the line-up on BBC One quiz show Pointless Celebrities, and will be teamed up with snooker legend Willie Thorne.

Trump spat with Samuel L. Jackson

Trump spat with Samuel L. Jackson

Jan 6th, 2016

Samuel J. Jackson’s feud with Donald Trump has intensified. Trump has now denying that he ever played golf with Jackson and called him "boring."

Samuel L. Jackson on Trump

Samuel L. Jackson on Trump

Jan 4th, 2016

Don’t read too much into Samuel L. Jackson playing golf with Donald Trump, the actor says in the January issue of United Airlines’ Rhapsody magazine.

Rory is desperate for the Green Jacket

Rory is desperate for the Green Jacket

Dec 18th, 2015

​Rory’s got a new plan for 2016, that’ll hopefully have him in peak condition for The Masters. Talking to the fans while taking a tour of Facebook’s office in Dublin, McIlroy had this to say.