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Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Sep 11th, 2018

Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sep 8th, 2018

The Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club is home to two outstanding golf courses – Deer Run and Turtle Run – northwest of Sebring, Flordia, in the unincorporated community of Sun ‘N Lake. Either course will put your golf game to the test.

 Golfing in the Philippines

Golfing in the Philippines

Sep 7th, 2018

The Philippines may be relatively unknown as a golf holiday destination, but it leaves a big smile on the faces of those who travel to play its courses.

Sapphire National Golf Club

Sapphire National Golf Club

Jul 28th, 2018

Golf course designer Ron Garl has created over 250 golf courses around the world and Sapphire National Golf Club is certainly one of his finest.

 Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Jul 27th, 2018

The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club

Sentosa Golf Club loses its bottle

Sentosa Golf Club loses its bottle

Jun 28th, 2018

Sentosa Golf Club is reaffirming its commitment to the environment and its ‘Keep it Green’ agenda by announcing that it will no longer permit the use of plastic water bottles on its golf carts, instead favouring the installation of a number of water stations on course.

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Mar 15th, 2018

Following the success of the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, which yielded the competition’s first female winner, course designer and lead CBS Analyst, Sir Nick Faldo, has announced an extension of his partnership with Laguna Lăng Cô, Vietnam, as hosts of the event.    

Abu Dhabi Golf Club receives global recognition

Abu Dhabi Golf Club receives global recognition

Dec 6th, 2017

Home to one of the most popular events on the European Tour roster and the first on the Tour’s ‘Desert Swing’, Abu Dhabi Golf Club has been recognised on the world stage at the recent World Golf Awards. 

GolfPorn central - it's Cape Kidnappers

GolfPorn central - it's Cape Kidnappers

Aug 25th, 2017

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.

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

Aug 22nd, 2017

One of South East Asia's most iconic premier golf club, The Els Club Teluk Datai, has been proudly unveiled as a recipient of a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Whilst that in itself is not what we call a 'drop my bacon sandwich moment', it does present us with the excuse for sharing these amazing images of the course. It's 100% GolfPorn!.

Pop up golf course

Pop up golf course

Jul 13th, 2017

A company called Stadiumlinks have been mastering the art of the pop-up–golf course, and here is their latest transformation.

Playa Grande Golf Course

Playa Grande Golf Course

Jun 18th, 2016

The Playa Grande Golf Course in the Dominican Republic has been fully restored and the latest Aman hotel, Amanera, recently opened. This is why we are desperate to go.

Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

Dec 7th, 2017

Long Drive World Series (LDWS) has announced plans to significantly expand its programme of events in 2018, as the brand looks to introduce audiences around the world to its high octane golfing entertainment concept.

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Dec 4th, 2017

The Long Drive World Series is launching an epic world tour in 2018: 10 events in 10 different countries pitting the biggest hitters on the planet against each other in a global kaboom-fest to determine who is number 1... and now there is a digital magazine to take us every step of the way...

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

Sep 17th, 2017

It took Rolston 80 days and 20,093 shots - just the 6,093 over par – to complete the world's longest hole. He had covered 2,011km, playing through swamps, on frozen rivers and across deserts. 

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

Sep 6th, 2017

You know when you say you've really 'ripped that one',... well, you haven't. Not really. Not like Wes Patterson, who split his driver in half at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship...

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Jul 27th, 2017

As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Jul 11th, 2017

Emil Rosberg won the UK leg of the Long Drive World Series on Saturday at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor, narrowly edging out home favourite Joe Miller in the final to be crowned Long Drive World Series UK champion.

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

May 20th, 2017

Joe Miller puts himself through hell to get in the shape he needs to be to compete for the World Long Drive Championship.  We know, because we spent several days with him last year. This year he won the title. And here he is...

The Long Drive World Series

The Long Drive World Series

May 9th, 2017

The world’s longest drivers will come together later this year to battle it out in golf’s new showpiece – the Long Drive World Series.

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Apr 23rd, 2017

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...

Long Drive World Series announced

Long Drive World Series announced

Feb 10th, 2017

This March the world’s biggest hitters will go head to head on golf’s most exciting new battleground:  The Long Drive World Series.  

American Golf Long Drive Championship

American Golf Long Drive Championship

Feb 7th, 2017

American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.

World No 1 long drive coach

World No 1 long drive coach

Nov 3rd, 2016

Lee Cox, head PGA Professional at The Shire London, is long driving coach to long driving champion Joe Miller. Here’s the story behind their winning partnership.

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

Aug 22nd, 2016

Friday night saw an incredible display of power hitting as Lucas Dornan became the American Golf Long Drive Champion, winning a hamper of products from Garmin and a place in the World Long Drive Championship.

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Aug 12th, 2016

Everyone wants to hit the ball further. EVERYONE. But swinging harder isn't the solution. Swinging clever is. Listen to Jeff Ritter and get hitting the driver on the upswing for longer drives. 

 World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

Jul 7th, 2016

The American Golf Long Drive Championship, which is in its second year, has been named as the only UK qualifying event for the World Long Drive Championships. 

New longest member revealed

New longest member revealed

Jun 20th, 2016

The ‘World’s Longest Serving Golf Club Member’ title my need to go to someone else, as Kirkintilloch Golf Club now claim to have an even longer standing member than Norfolk's Geoffrey Crosskill.

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

Jun 12th, 2016

A former chef diagnosed with incurable cancer is aiming to raise more than £1,000 by taking part in the Longest Day Challenge for MacMillan Cancer Support.

The long driver who can play

The long driver who can play

May 18th, 2016

How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.

Longest ever putt on TV

Longest ever putt on TV

Feb 6th, 2016

This putt is twice as long as Terry Wogan's famous televised putt, which we showed the other day. At 200 feet, the putt Dave Pelz holed at Whistling Straits is verified as the longest golf putt in the world on television and the farthest putt on record ever.

Long Drive Trick Shots

Long Drive Trick Shots

Nov 11th, 2015

We're all impressed with a good golf trick shot, but these long drive trick shots by @dudeperfect are some of the best we've seen.

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Oct 20th, 2015

Wentworth's no riff-raff policy is getting a serious ramp-up. and it looks like it's going to be even harder and more expensive to get a round at Wentworth. 

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Sep 4th, 2018

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball will take centre stage at next week’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship in Oklahoma, when some of the biggest hitters will be looking to strike the ball distances of more than 400 yards.

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Jun 13th, 2018

Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Mar 29th, 2018

Details for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Professional Qualifier have been announced, with the qualifier set to take place on Monday July 16th at Nailcote Hall & Country Club, Warwickshire, host venue for the main Championship in August.

How to master the long pitch shot

How to master the long pitch shot

Nov 9th, 2017

It's a nasty business the long pitch shot. Can make the best of us look like complete berks. But cast aside your fears, Maria Verchenova is here to put us straight...

Play golf, live longer it's just science

Play golf, live longer it's just science

Feb 11th, 2017

Is there anything golf can't do? Not only is it the greatest, coolest, most fantabulous sort in the world, it has now been scientifically proven to be a genuine elixar of life. Golf makes you live longer. Fact. It's good for your health.

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Oct 9th, 2016

Jeff Ritter calls it the "Pre-Shot Primer!" We call it driver dynamite! The Sultan of Swing gives you this great tip help you reach golf's holy grail, hitting the ball longer and staighter off the tee!

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Jun 18th, 2016

The story of the longest ever golf club member went global. Now another British golf club believes it might have the longest serving club professional in the world.

The longest ever golf member

The longest ever golf member

Jun 17th, 2016

A nonagenarian Norfolk golfer has broken the world record for the longest running golf club membership ever.

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Sep 4th, 2018

I’m a huge fan of Donald Ross-designed golf courses. Many people associate Donald Ross with ultra-challenging courses that feature small domed greens a la Pinehurst #2, but if you study Donald Ross, you’ll find that nothing could be further from the truth. His greens typically have a lot of undulation, but domed greens were definitely not his calling card.

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Aug 8th, 2018

Laurel Ridge was originally settled by the family of Edward Hyatt shortly before the American Revolution.  Over a century later, Hyatt’s great-grandson, Jefferson D. Hyatt, built what would eventually become the Piedmont Inn in the exact spot where Laurel Ridge’s pavilion stands today.

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

Jul 27th, 2018

With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .

Driving for show!

Driving for show!

Jul 5th, 2018

It wasn’t just the temperatures that were soaring this week as some of the longest drivers in the country sent their balls flying down the runway at RAF Honington. 

Firefighters to burn up fairways at Aldwark

Firefighters to burn up fairways at Aldwark

Jun 14th, 2018

Four firefighters from the Yorkshire region are looking to burn up the fairways at Aldwark Manor, in York, as they hope to set a new record in Macmillan Cancer Support's Longest Day Golf Challenge. 

Hammock Beach Resort

Hammock Beach Resort

Jun 4th, 2018

Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast Florida offers the best of many worlds. Whether it's a relaxing spa weekend with the girls, a playcation with the kids or, a mancation golf trip with the boys Hammock Beach Resort has got you covered.

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

Jun 3rd, 2018

Flash back to 1985. The golf industry is on the rise and the real estate market in Florida is booming. As northerners reach retirement age, their mind is set upon moving to Florida and playing golf into their twilight years. All is good in the Sunshine State.

 Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

May 28th, 2018

Reunion Resort, an AAA Four Diamond-rated property, is an exclusive 2,200-acre destination which promises a vacation wonderland and is conveniently located six miles from Walt Disney World and only 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport.

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

May 21st, 2018

The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.

World Golfing Stars Lead Celebrations

World Golfing Stars Lead Celebrations

Apr 30th, 2018

Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.

All change at the 13th at Augusta

All change at the 13th at Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

The latest potential change, according to a Golfweek report, will allow club officials to lengthen the par-5 13th hole, which is one of the most famous risk-reward par-5′s in the game, and the last hole in Augusta’s famed Amen Corner. 

Ernie Els's Desaru coast masterpiece unveiled

Ernie Els's Desaru coast masterpiece unveiled

Mar 28th, 2018

The Els Club Malaysia has introduced a brand new collection of imagery of its Desaru Coast - Ocean Course, showcasing the vision of mastermind Ernie Els and the beauty of Malaysia’s southernmost tip in the region of Johor Bahru. 

Issue 2 of LDWS is out now

Issue 2 of LDWS is out now

Jan 30th, 2018

The season starts here. Join the LDWS boys as they take on 10 events in 10 different countries around the world in 2018. Click on any image to read the digital magazine

Experience A day in the life of Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Experience A day in the life of Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Jan 20th, 2018

As the world’s best golfers bask in the sunshine of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Golf Club has opened its doors to the public with a brand new video, offering an insight into one of the game’s most recognisable venues.

Giant python devours Wallaby

Giant python devours Wallaby

Dec 31st, 2017

This is not for the faint- hearted, but here are pictures of a giant python devouring a whole Wallaby on an Ozzie golf course. 

And the best course in Africa is......

And the best course in Africa is......

Dec 20th, 2017

Assoufid Golf Club, situated close to the vibrant North African city of Marrakech, has been named the 'Best Course in Morocco' and the 'Best in Africa', at the 2017 World Golf Awards.

New research from Your Golf Travel

New research from Your Golf Travel

Dec 20th, 2017

Back in 2016 when Britain voted to leave the European Union many were left with questions of what the future holds, especially for UK travellers. But a recent poll from Your Golf Travel reveals that golfers are going to be travelling more than ever in 2018.

Italy hailed as best up and coming destination

Italy hailed as best up and coming destination

Dec 2nd, 2017

Italy has been hailed as Europe’s best ‘up and coming’ golf destination in 2017 in the Square Mile magazine golf awards – and Italy Golf & More, the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project, has played a major role in raising its profile. 

It's GolfPorn time in Bali

It's GolfPorn time in Bali

Nov 30th, 2017

It's GolfPorn time and here is the 18th hole at Bali's newest course, Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club.   

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.   

GolfPorn - it's Sentosa time

GolfPorn - it's Sentosa time

Oct 7th, 2017

Sentosa Golf Club has released a unique insight into life at the multi-award winning golf club. The video captures the essence of the Club and provides never before seen vistas of both The Serapong and the recently opened New Tanjong golf course. It's pure, unadulterated, GolfPorn.

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

Aug 10th, 2017

Against the stunning setting of Heythrop Hall, the 2017 Final of the American Golf Long Drive Championship was a real crowd pleaser, with some incredible performances across the board.  

Want to reach your 10,000 steps a day?

Want to reach your 10,000 steps a day?

May 30th, 2017

Golf could be the perfect way to reach – or even exceed – recommended activity levels, according to Macmillan Cancer Support. Here's how you can take part in their Longest Day Challenge. 

Exclusive: On the road with Joe Miller

Exclusive: On the road with Joe Miller

May 20th, 2017

We spent a week on the road with long drive baller Joe Miller. Here's part 1 where he takes us into the gym and snarls at us when we ask if he's got any spare breakfast...

Carly Booth bombs it

Carly Booth bombs it

May 6th, 2017

With 400 yard bombs, Tour players and over 5000 entrants, The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championship is breaking all records

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Mar 4th, 2017

She’s flirtatious, ballsy, up-front, drop-dead gorgeous. Oh yeah, and she can properly swing the wrenches as well.