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Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Oct 3rd, 2017

Editor's Letter: What is GolfPunk? "You there, boy! Tuck your shirt in and get your handicap down! That's all that matters in golf. Tidy shirts and handicap-obsessed machines. That's what they try to tell us. What do we say? Tosh & trumpery, my good man.

LET rejects claims of collapse

LET rejects claims of collapse

Jun 30th, 2017

According to a report in The Times, golfers on the Ladies European Tour are fearful that the organisation is on the brink of collapse after the cancellation of five tournaments this season and the release of worrying financial data.

Sharmila Nicollet misses the cut

Sharmila Nicollet misses the cut

Jun 4th, 2017

India's Sharmlia Nicollet beat Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. But how did she get on?

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

May 9th, 2017

India's Sharmila Nicollet has beaten Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.     

adidas Golf unveils athlete apparel

adidas Golf unveils athlete apparel

May 5th, 2017

adidas Golf athletes will be 'Geared for More' come the first week of April. adidas Golf has today announced the athlete scripting to be worn by Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose.

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

Mar 23rd, 2017

When James Corden & Jimmy Fallon deigned to invite Danny Willet onto their prime time American TV chat shows following his astounding Masters victory, they assumed Danny would say 'what time?', 'how high?' etc. But he didn't. He got on a plane and flew home. And this is why...    

Gambler gets 100/1 on Danny Willett

Gambler gets 100/1 on Danny Willett

Mar 23rd, 2017

When John Topham put a 100 to 1 bet on Danny Willett to win The Masters he thought he was quids in – until he was told he had gambled on the wrong tournament.

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.

Danny Willett joins DESCENTE

Danny Willett joins DESCENTE

Jan 16th, 2017

Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Nov 24th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September. 

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Nov 7th, 2016

Danny Willett has had an amazing year in golf by winning his first Green Jacket, but the end of season blues have certainly caught up with him, and he’s reported as saying “I don’t really want to be out playing golf.”

Danny Willett: my brother was right

Danny Willett: my brother was right

Oct 3rd, 2016

Peter Willett’s article in National Club Golfer before the Ryder Cup described American fans as a "baying mob of imbeciles", "cretins" and "dim Yanks". Now Danny Willett is backing him up.

Danny Willett and Joey Barton triumph

Danny Willett and Joey Barton triumph

Jul 13th, 2016

Danny Willett, partnered with newly signed Rangers player Joey Barton, competed in a challenge that mixed golf with football, as the pair won Callaway's pre-Open competition at Ibrox in Glasgow. 

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. 

Danny Willett headlines

Danny Willett headlines

Jun 1st, 2016

An all-star field has been announced for the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 18, including 15 Major winners and current Masters Champion, Danny Willett.

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

May 21st, 2016

When I was a 16-year-old junior member at my golf club in Sussex, I remember several occasions when, before I was able to drive myself the five miles to and from the golf course, my mum or dad would come and pick me up

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Apr 19th, 2016

The Willetts are off to America!! Yes, indeed, following his scintillating Masters win, the world has opened up for the Sheffield lad. 

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Apr 16th, 2016

We all know that council-run golf municipal courses have been in decline in recent years as local authorities have made cuts and sold land, so here’s a good news story for once.

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Apr 10th, 2016

Well done Danny Willett. First Masters champion from England in 20 years. We've been reading Danny's brother PJ Willett's Twitter feed while watching this back nine, and his stream of consciousness has been genius! Enjoy that hangover...

Danny Willett: All Back To My House

Danny Willett: All Back To My House

Apr 10th, 2016

All Back To Mine with your new Masters Champion Danny Willett...  Danny Willett is a sports junkie, so when he asked us round to his house to take him on at everything from basketball to chipping, we were round like a flash. And he doesn't like losing...  

Saturday Siren: Sharmila Nicollet

Saturday Siren: Sharmila Nicollet

Mar 19th, 2016

Sharmila Nicollet is India's hottest golfer there's no doubt about that. But is she the world's hottest golfer? You'd be hard pressed to come up with a counter argument...

Win for Willett

Win for Willett

Feb 7th, 2016

Danny Willett sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by a single shot.

LET land new sponsor

LET land new sponsor

Feb 4th, 2016

The Ladies European Tour (LET) has announced a new two-year sponsorship deal with Srixon Sports Europe, in another good move forwards for the tour.

New Sponsor for LET

New Sponsor for LET

Dec 22nd, 2015

Etihad Airways is set to become the Official Airline of the Ladies European Tour in 2016, taking over sponsorship of Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour. 

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.

Olympic Golf Venue Completed

Olympic Golf Venue Completed

Nov 22nd, 2015

Olympic officials have announced that the Gil Hanse-designed golf course that will be used for next year’s Games is “100 percent complete.”

Danny Willett stirs the pot

Danny Willett stirs the pot

Nov 18th, 2015

Rory McIlroy has responded to suggestions that he was given unfair treatment for this weekend's European Tour finale, the DP World Tour Championship, by saying he would happily give away any winnings earned in Dubai.

Let the club do the work

Let the club do the work

Nov 16th, 2015

"Let the club's do the work." It's one of those silly mantra's we always hear on the golf course, but what does it actually mean? Sandy Jamieson, our no nonsense Aussie pro shows you exactly what it means. Oh, and don't try this at home. Axes are dangerous.  

Will it be Willett?

Will it be Willett?

Nov 11th, 2015

After a great performance at last week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Danny Willett must be raring to go this week. And he’s hoping that a strong finish will see him make the Race to Dubai “all but over.”

Danny Willett's Cool

Danny Willett's Cool

Oct 7th, 2015

Danny Willett’s is currently number two in the Race to Dubai, and trails Rory McIlroy by $300,000. Here's his response to Rory's exemption.

Big Max completes 2018 bag line up

Big Max completes 2018 bag line up

Apr 14th, 2018

Hot on the heels of being named as #1 bag brand in Germany by Golf Datatech, BIG MAX has finalised its line of award winning AQUA and DRI LITE golf bags for 2018. 

Ed's Letter: Phoenix Open Greatest Show On Earth

Ed's Letter: Phoenix Open Greatest Show On Earth

Jan 31st, 2018

It's back! The event that totally signals the start of the golf season proper. I look forward to this week as soon as Christmas makes way for the new year and, no offence to the Maybank Championship, there's only one game in town this week.

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Oct 3rd, 2017

Anyone who was at the British Masters, or watched it on TV, will know what an excellent tournament it was. With the European Tour courting sponsorship dollars across Europe and beyond in order to maintain operations and expand, it seems that there has been less focus on holding events in the UK. 

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Aug 22nd, 2017

In a bold and frank move, Keith Pelley has issued an open letter to all fans of the European Tour about the state of the European Tour's website. Take it away Keith.....

Ed's Letter: Tiger Woods

Ed's Letter: Tiger Woods

May 30th, 2017

Honest guv, I'm not drunk. It's just these pain killers make me a bit drowsy. That's why I was zig-zagging across the road. At 3am.

Ed's Letter: The Golf Sixes

Ed's Letter: The Golf Sixes

May 3rd, 2017

Strap yourselves in and get ready for pyrotechnics on the tee, nearest the pin competitions and some old fashioned ding-dong match play drama. The Golf Sixes is a very welcome innovation in the much beleaguered world of professional tournament golf.

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Apr 10th, 2017

It was 74th time lucky for the man who had determined that he would never win a major because he just wasn't "good enough". All evidence to the contrary Sergio. You the man. 

Royal Norwich GC completes sale

Royal Norwich GC completes sale

Mar 26th, 2017

Royal Norwich Golf Club has completed the sale of its land to developer Persimmon for £17m, and with it goes a little bit of golf history. 

Trump in the toilet

Trump in the toilet

Mar 10th, 2017

Lawyers for Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course suffered a blow when a court dismissed their attempt to block the release of evidence in a privacy case, according to the Guardian. 

Katie Kearney Golfing Starlet

Katie Kearney Golfing Starlet

Jan 31st, 2017

Our favourite ex Miss Missouri has been hitting the links again. Here's what she has been up to of late.

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?

Madman completes 8,091 rounds of golf

Madman completes 8,091 rounds of golf

Nov 18th, 2016

13 years, 8,091 holes, £8,500.00 in green fees & hotels, two holes in one and several pairs of socks – that takes endurance, and Laurie Skuodos could indeed well be golf's most enduring individual.

LET versus Manchester City final challenge

LET versus Manchester City final challenge

Oct 8th, 2016

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!

The LET take on Man City

The LET take on Man City

Oct 4th, 2016

It's the Ladies European Tour VS Manchester City in the Etihad Airways Cross Sport Challenge!

Bubba's caddie lets rip

Bubba's caddie lets rip

Jul 31st, 2016

There’s been a lot of dumb-arse heckling and ‘get in the hole’ nonsense this weekend at Baltusrol, but when one fan over stepped the mark, Bubba’s caddie, Ted Scott let rip. Here’s what he had to say.

LGU merger with R&A moves to completion

LGU merger with R&A moves to completion

Jul 28th, 2016

The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two organisations which are both based in St Andrews.

Don't let your kids drive the cart

Don't let your kids drive the cart

May 22nd, 2016

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...

Six Of The Best Mallet Putters for 2016

Six Of The Best Mallet Putters for 2016

Feb 23rd, 2016

Why wouldn't you use a mallet putter? They are bigger, more forgiving and easier to line up. It's no wonder so many tour players have switched to them in recent years. Here we check out six of the best for the upcoming season.

7 Gilets to keep you warm this winter

7 Gilets to keep you warm this winter

Oct 30th, 2015

We like to think GolfPunk influenced some of the style changes that helped move the game into the 21st century, but the gilet or sleeveless puffa has come straight from the ski slopes.

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Aug 11th, 2015

Ed's Letter PGA Week. Including Help The Gravy, Bunch Of Arse and the GP Jukebox

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Nov 19th, 2018

Callaway Staff Professional Danny Willett proved just how much he loves his new Odyssey Prototype Stroke Lab Putter by rolling in 23 birdies and an eagle on his way to victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

Tiger Woods shoots five under 65

Tiger Woods shoots five under 65

Jun 30th, 2018

Tiger Woods has shot a five-under 65 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National in Maryland and now sits five shots off the lead. 

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

May 5th, 2018

Tiger Woods experienced an unfortunate bout of the touchy-feelies in the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship. And it's enough to make you think he's actually more like us than you might think.

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Feb 27th, 2018

We love a bit of golf rowdiness here at GP. In fact, The Phoenix Open is one of the true highlights of the whole season with its booze-fuelled amphitheatre holding 20,000 bonkers fans at the 16th. But when you get one half-wit...

Ice Ice Baby: Eve Muirhead in St Andrews

Ice Ice Baby: Eve Muirhead in St Andrews

Feb 9th, 2018

Ice Ice Baby: When she’s not blazing it up on the ice winning World Championships and getting us all hooked on curling at the Winter Olympics, Eve Muirhead will be out on the golf course, playing off two and owning the course record at her home club. 

Golf is boring – it's official

Golf is boring – it's official

Jan 11th, 2018

Damn it all... we've been trying to pretend for years but now the jig is up. Golf has been officially declared the world's most boring sport.

Phil Mickelson jokes about his terrible driving

Phil Mickelson jokes about his terrible driving

Oct 9th, 2017

One of the best things about golf is that, no matter how badly we play on any given day, once we're back in the clubhouse we have that unique ability to block out all the bad stuff that happened and focus on The Consolation Shot. 

The Melissa Reid story

The Melissa Reid story

Aug 18th, 2017

In Depth: The incredible story of Melissa Reid's golfing come back. Mel gives us the lowdown on her career so far and comments on the golfing fireworks that are about to explode at the Solheim Cup.

GimmeGate

GimmeGate

Aug 17th, 2017

It all kicked off at the Solheim Cup back in 2015. Europe led 10-6 going into the singles, but the morning resumption of Saturdays four balls was shrouded in controversy.

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.

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Jun 26th, 2017

Golf. It just doesn't make sense does it? I mean, when you're languishing at World number 837, you don't really expect to be in the mix come Sunday at the prestigious BMW International tournament in Munich. And you certainly don't expect to win it.

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Jun 6th, 2017

Carly Booth, Caroline Hedwall, Meghan MacLaren and Kelsey MacDonald all qualified for the US Women’s Open through Sectional Qualifying at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club.