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SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

Sep 3rd, 2018

Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.   

 SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

Aug 1st, 2018

SkyCaddie’s revolutionary new range-topping SX500 GPS handheld is the most powerful, most accurate, most features-packed and most visually stunning hand-held distance measuring device that golf has ever seen.

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Apr 28th, 2018

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. 

SkyCaddie launches new GPS feature

SkyCaddie launches new GPS feature

Jan 18th, 2018

Has laser’s inherent weakness as regards line-of-sight finally been exposed by a new feature from golf GPS specialists SkyCaddie?

Paulina Gretzky: A Day In the Life

Paulina Gretzky: A Day In the Life

Aug 28th, 2017

Behind every great man is a great woman. Someone clever once said that. And who are we to argue? Especially after Dustin Johnson won the Northern Trust Open in a play off against Jordan Spieth.

Exclusive interview with Ricky Barnes

Exclusive interview with Ricky Barnes

Aug 19th, 2017

Josh Hayes & Kris Tschetter talk with PGA Tour Pro Ricky Barnes about playing golf with Brady & Belicheck, competing in Fantasy Football with Richard Jefferson, how the PGA Tour is evolving, playing the Wilson Triton Driver, and lots more!

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Jul 11th, 2017

Starting from next Tuesday, you can get a Sky Sports Golf package for just £18 a month as part of a completely new programming package. So that's right in time for The Open....

SkyTrak adds family fun and more courses

SkyTrak adds family fun and more courses

Jun 6th, 2017

A new partnership with European golf simulator firm Creative Golf 3D now enables golfers to play family–friendly games such as Smash The Windows and Fantasy Putting on their SkyTrak – as well as a selection of European golf courses not found in other simulators.

Crown Golf install SkyTrak

Crown Golf install SkyTrak

Apr 3rd, 2017

Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf club operator, has installed SkyTrak launch monitors at 22 venues after a successful year–long trial at several of its clubs.

Tokyo Olympic venue votes

Tokyo Olympic venue votes

Mar 21st, 2017

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic golf venue has at last voted to admit women as full members. The Kasumigaseki Country Club was warned by the International Olympic Committee earlier this month that they would loose the event if they failed to do so.

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Mar 3rd, 2017

SkyCaddie has issued a statement following this week’s announcement by the R&A and USGA that major changes are being proposed to the Rules Of Golf for 2019 onwards.

Paulina Gretzky announces pregnancy

Paulina Gretzky announces pregnancy

Feb 19th, 2017

The joys of Instagram! This is how we found out the news that Dustin Johnson's fiance Paulina Gretzky is pregnant with the couple's second child. 

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. 

 SkyCaddie announces Jan 1st price-rise for SkyTrak

SkyCaddie announces Jan 1st price-rise for SkyTrak

Dec 8th, 2016

The award-winning SkyTrak personal launch monitor and golf simulator will increase in price by £100 to £1,895 from January 1st, 2017, SkyCaddie has announced today. So if you want one, now could be the time.

Trade in time with SkyCaddie’s Touch

Trade in time with SkyCaddie’s Touch

Dec 6th, 2016

SkyCaddie’s latest trade-in is extending until Monday 19th of December. If you trade in any old GPS or laser device, you will get up to £80 off a brand-new top-of-the-range SkyCaddie Touch GPS handset (RRP £279.95).  

SkyCaddie remapping campaign kicks off

SkyCaddie remapping campaign kicks off

Oct 28th, 2016

In order to retain its status as golf’s most-trusted GPS brand, each year SkyCaddie embarks on a mission, which is unique among GPS rangefinder brands.

Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson's post Ryder Cup jaunt

Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson's post Ryder Cup jaunt

Oct 15th, 2016

After being named Golfer Of The Year by his fellow tour pros, winning his first major and being an essential part of the victorious USA Ryder Cup team, it's all cocktails, jet planes and carp fishing for Paulina & DJ as they head off on their hols...

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

Mar 16th, 2016

SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game. 

Another sports star has been building in his backyard

Another sports star has been building in his backyard

Mar 8th, 2016

Kevin Harvick is a NASCAR racer, and clearly a bit of a golf junkie. As a big fan of the 12th at Augusta, he thought he’d build one in his own back yard. We think he’s made a pretty good stab at it. 

SkyCaddie launch new SW2 Watch

SkyCaddie launch new SW2 Watch

Feb 22nd, 2016

SkyCaddie® is launching their no-fees SkyCaddie SW2 Watch, which is their next generation of the best-selling SkyCaddie Watch. Here are the details.

SkyCaddie launch their LINX GT watch

SkyCaddie launch their LINX GT watch

Feb 13th, 2016

SkyCaddie have launched their new GPS watch, the SkyCaddie LINX GT. So what’s it all about, and why is it different? We look under the bonnet. And then go for a lie down in a dark room after a tech blast.

Nicky Colsearts Hotel Room Golf

Nicky Colsearts Hotel Room Golf

Feb 10th, 2016

Nicholas Colsearts has been working on his ball flight late at night in his hotel room. Check out this great Twitter vid. Nice shot Nicki C!

Whisky In The Jar

Whisky In The Jar

Feb 5th, 2016

  “Whisky is liquid sunshine.” – George Bernard Shaw

Dicky Pride wins in Portland

Dicky Pride wins in Portland

Aug 31st, 2015

We only saw this late today on Twitter, and it certainly got our curiosity. Who was Dicky Pride, and what was his scrawled piece of paper all about? We loved it, retweeted it, and promised that we’d keep an eye on developments.

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

Aug 6th, 2018

Kooky Ken, as she likes to call herself, is according to her Instagram bio, a Filipina in Las Vegas. And a makeup artist. And a model. And a golfer. In the making...

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

Aug 2nd, 2018

The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Portugal’s Algarve, has a radical solution for those nervous golfers who struggle to hole a crucial putt or hit their opening drive when everybody is watching. The award-winning resort, in Lagos, is to offer a stay-and-play package combining golf with ... skydiving!

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Jun 2nd, 2018

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.

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Jan 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood has to be a shoe in for the Ryder Cup after this stunning 2017 season, and today's win in Abu Dhabi. But he seems to be trying to cover all the bases. for selection.

Paulina Gretzky Halloween Special

Paulina Gretzky Halloween Special

Nov 1st, 2017

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. 

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Oct 19th, 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.   

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

Oct 16th, 2017

Kooky Ken describes herself as a Las Vegas Surrenderer. No idea what that means. Maybe it means she just turns up at the casino and hands over the cash without doing any actual gambling. Cut out the middle man. 

Jodi Ewart Shadoff pushes In Kyung Kim all the way

Jodi Ewart Shadoff pushes In Kyung Kim all the way

Aug 6th, 2017

With a six shot lead going into the final round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open, you could be forgiven for thinking that this year’s tournament was all over. But there was still plenty of drama on the final day.

Kyle Stanley wins Quicken Loans National

Kyle Stanley wins Quicken Loans National

Jul 3rd, 2017

America’s Kyle Stanley won the Quicken Loans National as he beat Charles Howell III in a playoff, and took home a cheque for $1.3 million for his troubles.

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

May 15th, 2017

The 21–year–old South Korean, Si–woo Kim, became the youngest person ever to win the Players' Championship, and his victory was a very rewarding one for an Irish punter.

Sixth time lucky for Alcanada

Sixth time lucky for Alcanada

Sep 14th, 2016

For the sixth year in succession, Club de Golf Alcanada has been voted the best golf course in Europe by visitors to igolf.eu - a popular golf review site. 

A quick six or a cheeky three

A quick six or a cheeky three

Jun 26th, 2016

Arlington Lakes Golf Club near Chicago has invested $2.4 million to renovate and reroute their course. But it’s the rerouting that has really grabbed our attention.

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Jun 4th, 2016

Nicolas Colsaert’s recent good form has continued as he briefly joined Matthew Fitzpatrick at the top of the leaderboard midway through the third round of the Nordea Masters at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club.

Whisky a go go!

Whisky a go go!

May 18th, 2016

It's the Brigadier here, and I’m up in glorious Inverness-shire to sample some fine golf and even finer whisky. I’ve had a lifetime’s training for this trip and I’m properly ready. I was born to do this. 

Junkyard Golf Club comes to London

Junkyard Golf Club comes to London

Apr 6th, 2016

Junkyard Golf Club is coming to London with very ‘different’ nine-hole golf courses, to say the very least. They will arrive at the Old Truman Brewery in May for a three-month takeover, bringing with them a series of obstacles never tackled before.

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.

Brrrr,... bit parky out!

Brrrr,... bit parky out!

Nov 13th, 2015

The other day I had a new Twitter follower. This is always exciting for me (sad but true). What was more interesting was that he lives in Iceland – the land of fire and ice is a country of extremes. Glaziers on one hand with enough volcanic energy to produces tons of geothermal pools. But golf? Well, that's another story...

A Life In The Day of Golf Channel's Alex O'Laughlin

A Life In The Day of Golf Channel's Alex O'Laughlin

Sep 22nd, 2018

Golf Channel presenter Alex O'Laughlin works hard for a living. But she knows how to have a good time while doing it. So here we are, A Day In The Life or is it A Life In The Day?... anyway, here it is...

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Jun 20th, 2018

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.

Swingin Siren Lily Muni He

Swingin Siren Lily Muni He

Jun 16th, 2018

Well, thanks to our Facebook followers we have identified our mystery Siren. Thanks to Robert Hughes, John Lahtinen, Jayson Demspey and Graeme Sinclair!

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

May 18th, 2018

Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.

Top 10 Golfing Sportsmen

Top 10 Golfing Sportsmen

Nov 5th, 2017

60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Oct 2nd, 2017

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.

Dustin Johnson wins Northern Trust Open play off

Dustin Johnson wins Northern Trust Open play off

Aug 28th, 2017

"I didn't lose this tournament (The Northern Trust Open). He (Dustin Johnson) won it," Spieth said after DJ turned around a three shot deficit going into the final round to force, an ultimately win, a play-off at Glen Oaks Country Club, New York.

Coup for Zen Green Stage

Coup for Zen Green Stage

Aug 3rd, 2017

A British golfing invention secured a major publicity coup at the 146th Open Championship, and will now also make regular appearances on the new Sky Sports Golf TV channel.

BT bidding for The Masters

BT bidding for The Masters

Jul 27th, 2017

According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

And the BAFTA goes to....

And the BAFTA goes to....

May 17th, 2017

European Tour Productions and Sky Sports have received recognition for their joint coverage of The 2016 Open Championship, winning the BAFTA in the Sport category.

How will you be watching The Masters?

How will you be watching The Masters?

Mar 31st, 2017

Golf Care have conducted a survey on over 4,000 British golfers to reveal the nations habits and behaviours during The Masters. Here are their findings. 

R&A to focus on golf clubs

R&A to focus on golf clubs

Mar 21st, 2017

The R&A will focus more of its marketing for The Open Chmapionship at golf clubs and general sports fans in an attempt to broaden the game’s appeal.

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.

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Mar 13th, 2017

Beef was not playing at the Valspar last week, so he had time to do some pre–round interviews for Sky Sports. But not everything went quite to plan when he interviewed Henrik Stenson.

Dustin Johnson wins WGC in Mexico

Dustin Johnson wins WGC in Mexico

Mar 5th, 2017

Dustin Johnson produced a terrific recovery on the 72nd hole to finish -14 and win the WGC by one stroke from England's Tommy Fleetwood.

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...

Callaway unveil 2017 footwear range

Callaway unveil 2017 footwear range

Feb 16th, 2017

Callaway has today unveiled its 2017 Footwear Collection, which blends performance–enhancing design features with a host of innovative styles and striking colours for men and women.

The Joy of Six

The Joy of Six

Feb 15th, 2017

We’ve slept on this one: 6 holes, 16 teams, and a few fireworks. Is this really going to move the dial? Or is there something else going on?

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. 

European Tour launch GolfSixes

European Tour launch GolfSixes

Feb 12th, 2017

The European Tour is creating a unique six–hole team event in England in May, in an attempt to bring a new audience into the game. 

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Feb 12th, 2017

Fabrizio Zanotti finished a brilliant final round with a birdie–eagle to claim a one–shot victory at the Maybank Championship, as the Paraguayan claimed his second European Tour title. But what of Danny Willett?

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Feb 11th, 2017

Danny Willett shot a 5–under 67 on moving day at the Maybank Championship to take a three strokes over American David Lipsky.

Top stars miss the cut at Torrey Pines

Top stars miss the cut at Torrey Pines

Jan 28th, 2017

It was carnage at Torrey Pines last night as a plethora of the world's tops stars crashed out of the Farmers Insurance. Tiger, DJ, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler... the list goes on and on...

 Verdura Resort to host new Tour event

Verdura Resort to host new Tour event

Dec 15th, 2016

Verdura Resort, the Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily, is preparing to host a European Tour tournament after it was selected to stage the new event on the professional calendar next spring from May 18-21.