Aug 17th, 2017
Jodie Kidd..at Brocket Hall? Yes Sir, No Sir.
Jodie Kidd..at Brocket Hall? Yes Sir, No Sir.
It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.
Slaley Hall is revelling in its new-found – and somewhat surprising – status as a gateway to Edinburgh.
Wilson Golf has signed an exciting crop of talented young golfers on the European Challenge Tour to play Wilson Staff woods, irons and wedges this season.
Here are the tee times and pairings for Day 2 at the Heroes Challenge in Albany, the Bahamas. So who is Tiger Woods teeing up with?
The NedBank Challenge has already thrown up a Mongoose versus Cobra fight, and now it is Joost Luiten’s turn to encounter the wildlife at the Gary Player Country Club. But this time it is a crocodile. Play it where it lies?
Oulton Hall’s Golf Academy celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with the coaches having overseen more than 35,000 golf lessons in that time.
It's that time of year when you're allowed to dress up as an idiot ghost, ghoul, or your favourite cartoon character, all in the name of collecting candy. While there are a lot of treats on display below, there's a couple of tricks in here too.
Ian Baker-Finch was playing golf at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, and Tiger Woods was also out on the range. This is what he made of Tiger’s swing.
Top golf professionals are often paid a king’s ransom merely to mention a product in interview or on social media. Yet Oulton Hall got a plug on prime-time TV courtesy of the enthusiasm of an eight-year-old golfer.
Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
On Tuesday June 21st, GolfPunk is doing the Longest Day Challenge for Macmillan Cancer this summer. We are partnering with COBRA PUMA Golf and Princes Golf Club. Check out the dramas we had last year...
La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.
As part of QHotels’ nationwide initiative to encourage more people to play golf, Mottram HallI in Cheshire’s is now offering free membership to junior golfers.
David Law’s eagle at the Terre dei Consoli Open has been voted the 2016 European Challenge Tour Shot of the Year.
312 players from 26 different countries have been battling it out in Malaysia in the Kids Golf World Championship.
The Bryan Brothers have found time to do their own version of the Bottle Flip Challenge. Here you go.....
The fat lady has clearly decided to take the rest of the week off, as Tiger shot a bogey free 65, with 7 birdies and no bogeys to move to six under at the Hero World Challenge.
The 'Bottle Flip Challenge' has been running amok on the interweb. Here's a golfer's version, and we are impressed – seriously impressed!
The European Tour have got in on the #MannequinChallenge and have absolutely nailed it.
Jeunghun Wang shot a third-round 64 to take a three-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
Victor Dubuisson almost lost his golf ball in unusual circumstances as he was stopped in his tracks by a mongoose invasion at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Beef met his match this week when he got interviewed by the infamous Billy The Kid.
Beef is caturing the imagination of kids and adults all over the world. Here's a four–year old American boy who has been inspired by Beef for his Halloween costume. We're loving it!
We know the Challenge Tour players are good - but are any of them good enough to nail a flopshot into a stack of Bridgestone tyres? FInd out here.
Bridgestone is seriously getting into golf, and was the title sponsorship of its own Bridgestone Challenge golf event in Oxfordshire. Here’s what occurred.
One of English golf’s most spectacular destinations is preparing to host its first European Challenge Tour Event.
Up to 10,000 golf fans are expected to descend upon a prestigious Oxfordshire resort in August, when the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament takes place, courtesy of Bridgestone.
The Grove has teamed up with Titleist and The European Tour, to create a unique birdie challenge as part of the build up to the 2016 British Masters supported by Sky Sports, which takes place from October 13-16.
One of the OG GolfPunk's against the World came through for his first win in ten years yesterday on the Challenge Tour at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts.
How an 11 year old's 30 second stint behind the wheel of a golf buggy unravelled into a living hell for Julie Mall. You won't believe what she got put through...
Gloria Golf Club has been chosen as the host of the 2017 Turkish Airlines Challenge Tour event for the third successive year, as golf tourism continues to flourish in Turkey.
Modest! Golf Management have announced that they are the 2016 official golf management partner for the Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club this July.
Shell Houston Fantasy Challenge: Join now and take on the GolfPunk berks!!
As we reported last week, the new owners of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, have thrown out their 920 members. Now the fight back has begun.
The new owner of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, has thrown out its 920 members after being bought by its former owner.
Rory McIlroy was recently interviewed by a class of kids from his old school in Holywood, Belfast. Class 10 C of Sullivan upper school questioned the superstar, and while he didn’t let too much out of the bag he gave an insight to growing up.
The Blue Monster, Doral... bring it on! Join our Fantasy Challenge and you can win a Golf Buddy GPS watch. It's fun and you'll most likely trounce us lot!!
Oulton Hall, one of the top golf resorts in the north of England, is to receive an investment of more than £1m to meet the modern needs of its guests.
Who do you think will handle the Arena Of Menace (the 16th!) and win in Phoenix? Join the Phoenix Waste Management GP Fantasy Challenge now!!
Take on the GolfPunk team in our own Fantasy Challenge & win a Golf Buddy GPS watch
It's on and Editor Tim has made his picks. They include Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Tony Finau. Reckon you can beat that? Dive on in.
Take on the GolfPunk staff at this week's Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge and win a Golf Buddy GPS Watch. Or just ignore us and play anyway
They're all playing: Rory, Jason, Jordan and Rickie. Who will win? Who will you pick in your team of 10? Reckon you can beat the GolfPunk editorial staff? Come on in and take us on!!
So here we go with the FedExCup. First up is the Barclays. Last year's winner was Hunter Mahan: Gonna put him in your team?
Tiger's playing the Wyndham and you can get him in your Fantasy Team for just 5 points (you have 100 to spend on 10 players). Prizes weekly so you don't have to sign up forever! And it's 100% Free.
Pick your 10 players for the PGA at Whistling Straits. Get your pals to join the league and show em who's the boss!! Weekly and monthly prizes include two dozen Vice golf balls and a Golf Buddy GPS watch.
With Rory out of the picture, who are your 10 picks to win the Open? Join the fun here.
Join the GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge, a weekly competition where you can WIN WIN WIN.
As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.
American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
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”.
World Cup fever took over the European Tour as four stars faced a par three with a difference ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, the fourth Rolex Series event of the year.
It's all change on Slaley Hall's renowned Hunting Course with front and back nines being swapped over so members and visitors get to play it in the same order as the professionals during championships.
Ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, newly named Ryder Cup Vice-Captains Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell took on the 14 Club Challenge.
Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits".
Last night was the final of this year's Mastermind, and historian Michael Taylor was in the famous black chair answering questions on major championship golf since 1997. So how would you have got on?
South African Dylan Frittelli and Spaniard Jorge Campillo both shot rounds of six-under-par 66 on Saturday to share the lead going into the final round of the Maybank Championship in Malaysia.
Slaley Hall has been voted ‘best golf hotel/resort in the north of England' … for an unprecedented fourth successive year, in the 2018 Today's Golfer Travel Awards.
Tiger Woods will tee off for the final round at 11:10 a.m. ET (add 5 hours for GMT) alongside Justin Thomas. Here is the full list of tee times and pairings for Sunday's final round. He may not be in contention, but there are some big names up for the fight still.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community is preparing to play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines, as the popular Spanish resort gets set to welcome the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School for the first time from 11-16 November.
Burn the envelope! Penetrate the logic! Manipulate the extreme! Can you handle Maria's push up challenge?
Tee times for Nedbank as Tommy Fleetwood looks to stretch his lead in the Race To Dubai...
Pat Perez has had a storming few weeks, winning the CIMB Classic in October and following it up with 5th place at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. He leads the FedEx Cup and is now ranked 18th in the world rankings. To celebrate Pat's sterling return to form he does the only sensible thing... he takes The GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge...
Andrew Coltart captured this video at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. The Instagram clip shows a cobra facing off a mongoose, on a cart path at Gary Player Country Club.
The Rolex Series includes the NedBank Golf Challenge in its ranks and yet there are few noticeable absentees making this one anyone’s. Here's where the value lies this week.
Our friends from the 18Birdies Team traveled out to the Midwest and met NBA Legend/Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd for a best-of-five series of golf & basketball challenges versus LPGA pro Kris Tschetter. Who comes out on top? Check out the video to find out!
It's Beef versus Boo in Arby's Hula Hoop Challenge. But who has the hips to win it?
It’s road trip time as we head up to the British Masters at Close House. And where better to stay en route to Newcastle than Oulton Hall in Leeds.
As part of the build up to the European Senior Masters, three of the tour professionals will be hosting a junior clinic at the Forest of Arden for sixteen lucky, local kids.
Tournament host Lee Westwood had the dream start to his hosting of the British Masters, as he defeated Sergio Garcia in the third staging of the Hero Challenge.
Sergio Garcia and Miguel Ángel Jiménez are the final players confirmed in the eight-man line up for the Hero Challenge, which will be broadcast live this evening on Sky Sports from 7.30 pm.
Rory McIllroy has accepted Cristiano Ronaldo's #CR7Challenge to post a video of his best soccer trick. And he has has made some interesting nominations of his own.
GolfPunk takes on the Bridgestone Challenge with up and coming Challenge Tour Pro Ryan Evans.
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.
This great clip of Phil Mickelson getting clubbing advice from a kid called Riley is priceless, and is rightly going viral.
Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.
Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.
We have drooled over Cape Kidnappers for a number of years, and it is still very much on our list of must–go–to courses. We broke Google Maps trying to find out how long it would take us to get there, but we thought we’d at least share some amazing images with you.
This girl is guaranteed to break your harter on the golf course (you didn't really just say that did you??... you did – Ed). Ladies and gents say hello to Courtney Harter.
Legendary club maker, Bob Vokey, has been inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, in a ceremony before the Canadian Open.
Golf is hard enough without trying to make it harder. Well, clearly the European Tour didn't think that, as they gave some of the best players in the world left–handed clubs and challenged them to a nearest the pin competition on the 11th hole. Here's the ensuing chaos.
'Win a round of golf with Carly Booth at The Grove' we said. So Pete Corley did just that. And here's the evidence of a sensational day at The Grove, featuring Driver Off The Deck Challenge and plenty more surprises...
Check out Jodie Star, out latest Swingin' Siren. She probably loves golf more than you...
From 24th – 28th July, 150 junior golfers will once again descend on Amendoeira Golf Resort in the Algarve for the Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship, but there are still some places available.
European Tour player Alvaro Quiros recently signed with Puma Golf, and we went and met up with him at Puma HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Rather than talk the big hitting Spaniard about that, or his golf, we thought we'd ask him what superpower he'd like. Because that's what we do.
Robert Rock answers a series of random and unnecessary questions, revealing how he beat Tiger Woods and why he's the only player on tour who doesn't wear a hat...
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.
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.
Greg Norman takes the GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge. Here's what Greg has to say for himself.
Charley Simpson, an 11-year old sports scholar at Rydal Penrhos, has just ten hours to complete a special challenge, which saw him play the best hole at 18 different courses along the North Wales coast.
1,000 of the poorest children in the Ivory Coast are being given a unique chance to learn golf as part of a groundbreaking “Golf for All” project.
Halloween went off big style last night. Here are the best of the PGA Tour pros efforts...
"One of golf's greatest injustices" rectified as Woosie finally inducted into the World Golf Hall Of Fame. About time too!
It's been emotional. These guys have been battling it out in their football v golf challenge and now it's down to the last.... On the tee... Man City wonder girls Steph Houghton, Toni Duggan and Karen Bardsley take on Mel Reid, Rosie Davies and Carly Booth in the final challenge – Target!
Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and David Lloyd go head-to-head in a series of golf challenges at American Golf. Find out which star posts a 313yd drive, who can get nearest the pin and who can hold their nerve on the green.
72 players dressed in vintage golf attire took on the challenge of playing the renowned James Braid Goodwood course with Hickory clubs on Friday.
Ben Crane and Robert Streb are given a baseball bat and some garden tools to put them to the Tin Cup Challenge. Here's how they got on.
It's the hickory golf challenge, starring Danny Willett, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paolo Quirici and Lee Westwood. Take it away chaps.