Mar 3rd, 2017
Now this was surprising....
Now this was surprising....
Lexi Thompson crashed out of the Evian Championship on Friday, after making a complete mess of a chip on the 18th, when her ball hardly moved at all.
Lexi Thompson, world number 5, has withdrawn from the British Open in order to "recharge" her "mental batteries" after 18 months which have seen her suffer rules controversies.
Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant.
Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.
When Lexi Thompson decide she wanted to rid herself of the 'little girl on the big tour' image, who she gonna call? That's right, GolfPunk!! Today is Lexi's 21st birthday and to celebrate, here's our exclusive photo/video shoot with the world number 4!!!!
Lexi Thompson will be styling each day this week at the first major of the year, the 2018 ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California. Here's what she will be wearing.
"I was screaming, crying. I had nightmares about it and I still occasionally do." Lexi reveals ANA major pain over Armchair-Gate as the tournament rolls around again...
Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?
Lexi Thompson has been involved in another rules controversy, this time at the Honda LPGA in Thailand.
Lexi Thompson has taken part in a photo-shot with Red Bull in which she wears a range of outfits from circa 1904, when the Olympics last included golf.
Red Bull have been getting creative again this year with Lexi Thompson for their annual campaign with the world No.5. This time it's their take on an iconic photo from Life Magazine of Muhammad Ali.
We've been looking back at the best read stories of 2017, and at Number One it's the Lexi Thompson incident when she was left heart–broken and in tears after being landed with a four–stroke penalty while leading the final round of ANA Inspiration.
Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.
With four stunning rounds including two 65’s on Thursday and Friday, Lexi Thompson dominated the competition, capturing her eighth career victory at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Here's what was in her winning bag.
We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.
Lexi Thompson has taken to Twitter to respond to the new R&A rule changes. And it's safe to say she's a happy camper.
Lexi Thompson hasn’t hung around after getting her Race to the CME Globe $1 million bonus. She’s been straight down to her local car dealership, and this is what she has bought.
Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle.
It all went wrong for Lexi Thompson yesterday.... if you can count walking away with an extra million bucks 'wrong'...
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.
It was a one – two for South Korea, as Jin Young Ko held off World No 2 Sung Hyun Park to claim her first LPGA Tour victory by two shots at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. But how did Charley Hull get on?
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.
Lexi Thompson won her 9th LPGA title at the inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship, beating Lydia Ko by four shots.
Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.
We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.
She's just blown the doors off at Kingsbarns in the second round of the Ricoh Womens British Open. 68 puts her at the top of the leaderboard. Nice one Lexi. But what's she been up to recently on the social medium of Instagram?
Paige Spiranac has criticised the new strict LPGA dress code, which bans revealing clothes on the course.
They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....
Lexi will be styled in Puma’s new AW17 range, released earlier this month, as she tees it up at Trump Beddington in New Jersey.
It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.
Lexi Thompson has for the first time spoken about her mother Judy's uterine cancer diagnosis at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Olympia Fields.
Lexi Thompson was two ahead with two to play at the Manulife LPGA Classic but bogeyed 17 and 18 to end up in a play off with In Gee Chun and eventual winner Ariya Jutanugarn
Lexi Thompson has shot a third–round 67 to take the lead at the Manulife Classic in Canada.
Lexi has a three shot lead going onto the final round of the Kingsmill Championship after a -2 round of 69 at the River Course, Kingsmill Resort, in Virginia.
After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major.
Lexi Thompson, who won the event in 2014, finished her second round on Saturday morning after severe wind delays had pushed the second round into Saturday. She holds a one–shot lead, but there is strong chasing pack.
Lexi Thompson has held her lead at the ANA Inspiration at the 54–hole mark. She leads Suzann Pettersen by two–strokes and has a large chasing pack within five shots of her lead.
It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...
A secret sanctuary in southern Majorca, adults-only hotels Pure Salt Port Adriano and Pure Salt Garonda have re–opened this month with an exclusive golf package that will take guests to some of Europe’s best courses.
The best golfers in the world may be renowned for their laser vision – but it’s never looked quite like this!
Brittany Lincicome has beaten Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first extra play off hole at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for her seventh career win on the LPGA Tour.
PlayMoreGolf, the UK’s flexible membership network, has attracted more than 1,000 members to its network of 30 venues across the UK, since launching in February 2016.
COBRA PUMA GOLF has announced that LPGA Star, Lexi Thompson, has signed a long-term extension with the company.
Jack Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods could still pass his record of 18 major titles despite not having played competitively in 16 months.
Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!
Goodwood Golf Club, one of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy, has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.
Mel Reid gets through to the final of the LPGA Tour School after a top ten finish in the second stage.
Swingin' Siren Savannah Vilaubi is in second place at the LPGA Q School. You go girl!!!
She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!
Lexi was speaking on Wednesday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and she made it absolutely clear what her feelings about the Olympics were.
Lexi takes one shot lead going into the final round of the ANA Inspiration, but some quality players are within striking distance.
Lexi Thompson leads LPGA first major of the year. Suzann Pettersen & Charley Hull lurking... Video highlights & pic caption capering...
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.
Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.
Lexi Thompson has been named as an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf. The announcement was made at Demo Day at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show on Tuesday.
Rickie Fowler has been making an impact this week with his new high-top spikes and training pants outfit, but he is acutely conscious that 2016 is going to be every bit as an important year as 2015, which was his break-through year.
We knew Parsons Xtreme Golf were going to make a big noise in 2016, but we didn’t know they were going to ruckus this hard. The new upstart company have signed eight new players to their tour staff for the year including current Open Champion and double major winner Zach Johnson, former FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel, and double women Major Champion Christie Kerr.
Eighteen-year old Henderson’s success has not gone unnoticed, as she has just won The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. She picked up 21 votes (37 per cent) in the annual survey of editors and broadcasters from across the country.
"Where do I see myself in the next five to 10 years? I am still playing golf at the highest level, winning tournaments and majors," Tiger wrote on his website.
An eventful weekend had Argentinian Emillano Grillo winning his first PGA Tour event as a full member, Andy Sullivan taking his third win of the season, and Lexi Thomson bombing it to victory in Korea. Here’s what gear they were using.
Swingin’ Siren Lexi Thompson got the job done, winning the LPGA’s Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Still only 20, it’s Lexi’s sixth win on tour, and second this season, she’s really pushed on since her GolfPunk photoshoot.
Lexi Thompson is right in the mix, one shot ahead of Lydia Ko, and one behind the South Korean leader Lee Mi-Hyang. This is our wrap on moving day at the Evian Championship, the fifth and last women's Major of 2015.
We at GolfPunkHQ have tremendous pleasure in announcing the winners of our massive prize draw.
LPGA Founder Louise Suggs dies at 91
Lexi chalks up her fifth LPGA Tour Win at The Meijers.
Ohhh no... Amy Olson's double at the last hands Angela Stanford the title...
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.
From 13–16 September 120 of the best women golfers will gather high above the banks of Lake Geneva in Évian-les-Bains, France, for the final Major of the season.
Defending champion Lexi Thompson had another brush with the rules while making an impressive 64 and a significant move up the leaderboard in round three of the Indy Women in Tech Championship.
When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.
Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.
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...
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have announced a series of major golf events to be hosted at the world-renowned venues to continue driving their world class golf destination.
Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.
Wowzers. Just wowzers. -31... Yes, South Korea's Kim Sei-young broke the LPGA Tour's 72-hole record with a total score of -31 after 72 holes...
The Telegraph Vitality Junior Golf Championship 2018 will be contested at PGA Catalunya Resort, home to Spain’s No. 1 golf course, near Barcelona.
Ian Woosnam OBE has been confirmed as one of the first professional players for this years Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship
Regional PGA Professional and American Golf Master Fitter Nick Rose was one of seven American Golf staff and customers to win the trip of a lifetime to TaylorMade H.Q. in Carlsbad last month. Nick takes us through what it’s like to be on the golfing trip of a lifetime.
Charley Hull is just two shots off the lead after two rounds at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship in California.
Hublot Ambassador, Patrick Reed, highlighted his prodigious talent and battling spirit with a maiden Major victory at The Masters Tournament, sealing his place in the annals of golfing history alongside the greatest players ever to have played the game.
“Because he’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now.”
adidas Golf has announced the polos to be worn by the world’s top players – defending champion Sergio Garcia, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and world No. 3 Jon Rahm – who will be making their way around the course in Augusta next week in search of a win at the year’s first major.
When it comes to the first major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘18 Collection.
The Belfry Hotel & Resort has further underlined its status as one of the world’s leading golf resorts after it was recognised with ‘Gold Flag’ status at the 59club awards ceremony, whilst its Director of Courses & Estates Angus Macleod was also named Greenkeeper of the Year.
As the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Laguna Golf Lăng Cô kicks off, the six-time Major Champion has lauded the progress of his first course design in Vietnam, and the nation’s ambitions for the game.
Our friends over at Big Max are feeling more than a but chuffed withh themselves, and rightly so, as their rental carts have been selected by US Open venue Chambers Bay no less.
Major winners Sergio Garcia and Louis Oosthuizen, as well as Asian Tour No.1 Gavin Green, have joined forces to lend their support to #KeepItGreen, a campaign created by host venue Sentosa Golf Club in order to tackle two of golf’s most important issues: environmental sustainability and participation growth.
Last month we asked you to predict this year's major winners and also to choose the player you would most like to see win their first major...
Does Tony Finau really have more of a chance of winning a major in 2018 as Tiger Woods? Apparently so...
After nearly 10,000 completed rounds of golf and 97,400,000 steps walked, the inaugural season-long FootJoy Walk of Champions culminated in a grand finale at World Golf Championship and European Tour host venue, The Grove.
Just over a month on from his second victory in the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship, Pro-Am winner Richard O’Hanlon has reflected on what proved to be a stunning victory at Nailcote Hall in August.
With the British Masters starting tomorrow, 1993 winner Peter Baker has revisited his own iconic victory, almost 25 years on.
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.
Evian Resort, France, is to welcome the top 120 female golfers in the world from 14-17 September for The Evian Championship, the last Major of the season, where, at the end of the tournament, the top performer in the Majors over the 2017 season will receive the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award.
Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent and host of the 1932 Open Championship, has announced extensive and ambitious plans to redevelop the Himalayas nine.
Here we have it. GolfPunk's definitive Top 5 Best Players Who Just Kept Coming Up Short... Lord have mercy on their tortured souls...
The golfing history books have just been rewritten at Royal Birkdale as Branden Grace shot a sensational 62 at The Open Championship to break the record for the lowest round at a Major Championship.