Nov 11th, 2016
Golfers in the Home Counties now have a new way of finding playing partners wherever they happen to be, with the launch of the My Circle Golf app, for both iOS and Android.
Golfers in the Home Counties now have a new way of finding playing partners wherever they happen to be, with the launch of the My Circle Golf app, for both iOS and Android.
You give golf a bad name... Pensylvania golf club apologises after calling police on black female members...
You can't mess with the goose. You just can't trouble them. They're in charge. They know it. We know it.
The breakthrough performance of Titleist AVX – a new high performance golf ball providing remarkable distance and exceptionally soft feel through proprietary core, cover and aerodynamic technologies – will now be available to golfers everywhere.
We’re off on a golf trip with a difference. A big difference. We’re flying to the beautiful island of Islay, the southern most of the Inner Hebrides, to play the magnificent Machrie. And we are doing the trip on a Learjet.
GolfPunk is in the beautiful island of Islay to stay at the recently opened and renovated Islay House.
We've all knifed the odd 52-degree wedge, but this is something else.
You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.
Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.
Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts. They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.
There are plenty of golf obsessed celebrities out there, but here are six who have gone one step further and bought their own courses.
Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.
Last week Jon Rahm won the Open de Espana from our selection Paul Dunne who led for almost three rounds!! In USA the RBC Heritage was won by Japanese Satoshi Kodaira please note our selection Adam Hadwin was a non-runner, so you get your money back.
Talented set designer and ex pub manager, Elliot Scott has rejuvenated the campy seaside classic ‘sport’ of Crazy Golf and is now launching an even more unexpected world tour.
From former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins crossing an “ethical line” with the use of a powerful drug to prepare for races, to claims a quarter of English Football League players were not drug tested by UK Anti- Doping (UKAD) last season. Doping in sport is a reoccurring and divisive topic. But what about golf?
A great finish to this season's first major the Masters resulted in Patrick Reed winning by one shot from Rickie Fowler and a resurgent Jordan Spieth!!! Two events this week the Spanish Open and RBC Heritage from USA.
Stuburt, the British brand dating back to 1860 with a fine reputation for producing quality affordable golf footwear for players of all abilities offers a superb selection of golf shoes in its Spring/Summer 18 collection.
Tiger’s on the way back, so we’re all asking – will he grab five more Majors and overtake Jack Nicklaus’ total of 18 professional Major titles? That’s a big ask, but here’s something Nicklaus-related which isn’t quite so much of a stretch.
The specialised golf social network; Clubface-golf.com have partnered with industry-leading customer service benchmarking and training provider; 59club to further advance channels of communication between the golfer and club.
Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...
The Masters – the year's first major and one of the truly great events. Won last year by Sergio Garcia (tipped by yours truly!) Most bookmakers paying out each way on top 10 including Betfair exchange. If you have a few accounts shop around. This week I am advising each way top 10 with a few more selections than normal.
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?
We don't care what the Beast from the East says, Spring is on its way and we're getting ready for action. Here are the finest new golf polo shirts known to humanity.
Gareth Bale has finished transforming his back garden into some of the most iconic holes in golf.
Volvik, brand leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, is introducing celebratory gift packs of its top-selling VIVID golf balls designed to give avid golfers a memorable present and boost sales for retailers across the year.
It's the final event before the Masters!!! Best odds for Houston Open...
adidas is changing the way that BOOST™ technology appears on the golf course. adidas Golf has announced the availability of a special edition colourway for select models – TOUR360, TOUR360 Knit and Crossknit 2.0 – that all feature black BOOST, the first time coloured BOOST has appeared in golf.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship is back for its fourth year with a brand-new sponsor – Callaway!
Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.
Broadening its acclaimed PWRADAPT footwear collection, today PUMA Golf introduced its head-turning IGNITE PWRADAPT Hi-Tops.
Out now, GolfPunk Digi-Mag featuring all manner of corking golf stuff including exclusive Tommy Fleetwood interview and photoshoot; Best new golf equipment launches; Top 12 golf shoes PLUS Win a luxury golf break to Mountain Paradise...
Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.
Tommy Armour golf clubs are to make a comeback. The brand will be sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy stores in the USA, but will be sold online as well for UK fans of the brand.
Italian fashion brand Duca del Cosma offers golfers a new spring in their step with a stunning range of luxury shoes that deliver comfort and style both on and off the course.
Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow, is reintroducing its ‘Evening Eights’ competition, which proved so popular with members and visitors last summer. We think it is a great format for the summer evenings.
It's going to be easier to understand and faster to play. But... you're still going to have to play from divots in the fairway... Get ready for golf 2019...
In tribute to Arnold Palmer, Rickie Fowler will once again head to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, with special plans to pay tribute to The King.
Another weekend, another win, as GP's resident golf tipster got it right again with Paul Casey winning the Valspar... Here are his tips for Bay Hill...
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has announced that it has renewed its agreement with up-and-coming Italian, Guido Migliozzi, and signed promising young Spaniard, Ivan Cantero.
Get rich or throw the dice tryin'... it's Fleming Golf Tips for the Valspar and Hero...
GolfPunk attended the England Golf Awards last week, and saw Leeds Golf Centre, which offers golf for all, win the England Golf Club of the Year Award. So congratulations to everyone at Leeds Golf Centre.
Almost 90 years ago the creation of two iconic golf courses – Le Touquet Golf Resort’s La Mer (The Sea) and Golf d’Hardelot’s Les Pins (The Pines) – triggered a golden age of golf travel for France’s Channel-facing Côte d’Opale. Today, thanks to painstaking restoration work that has seen both courses returned to their original glory.
Ryder Cup hero Tony Jacklin CBE has tipped 2017’s Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood for Major success this season, with The Open his best shot at a top trophy.
The Staysure Tour is heading to London Golf Club for the inaugural edition of the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, taking place from August 2-5.
Brilliant first European tour success for our selection 70/1 Eddie Pepperell at the Qatar Masters, it looked until the last few holes that one of our selections Tommy Fleetwood or Alex Noren would prevail over in USA but the brilliance of Justin Thomas won the day !!
Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn will partner his Solheim Cup counterpart Catriona Matthew when the European Tour includes women in a team golf event for the first time later this year.
Seven QHotels’ golf resorts – managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH), the UK’s leading hotel management company – have received prestigious BDRC VenueVerdict accreditations following glowing 2017 customer service feedback.
A Florida golf club owned POTUS Donald Trump has agreed to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members that it wrongfully refused to refund their deposits when they wanted to resign.
The ball that gave Sergio an extra 19 yards in Singapore is hitting the shelves.... It's the new Callaway’s Chrome Soft ball, which the company is claiming will literally be a ‘game-changer.’
Last weekend we had a 2nd (Phil Mickelson) and a 3rd (Lucas Herbert). This week we will prevail... PLUS... Will Tiger & Rory be paired??
Danish golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, unveil their latest creation, ECCO COOL PRO, which combines several of the company’s flagship technologies.
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £20,000, raised by its customers over the festive period.
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.
Royal Aberdeen, the sixth oldest golf club in the world, has finally voted to allow women to join the club after 228 years of existence as a men only golf club.
Hold on a minute, a golf tipster who just won the whole kitten kaboodle? And he's done it before? Crikey. We have to admit weren't on this last week but we have learned our lesson. If you'd followed Fleming Golf Tips for the Pheonix and Maybank you'd be considerably happier this week. He called both winners. Here are this week's predictions...
Continuing the 30th anniversary celebration of the Air Jordan III, Nike has re-engineered the shoe for the golf course.
Mini Indoor Golf is a legitimately tiny version of the game, in which you control a plastic golfer attached to the end of a golf club.
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot...
The luxury health and wellbeing retreat Healthouse las Dunas is now offering the ultimate golf lover an opportunity to play their favourite sport in the best courses of the Costa del Sol.
It's not every day you get golf betting tips from the bloke who helped launch the careers of Will Smith and The Stone Roses. But that's exactly what's occurring here at GolfPunk with Fleming Golf Tips. Not to mention the fact that he has an 80% success rate...
Get the kids into golf course design with this Minecraft tutorial on buildiing a golf course. And here's the Top 15+ Best Minecraft Mods from our friends www.lyncconf.com.
FARMERS INSURANCE Bet before 15.00 GMT Thursday. Live on Sky Sports from Thursday 17.00 GMT. Weather is sunny and, again, competitors need power.
Cobra Golf has introduced its new KING Black and KING Black ONE Length Wedges. Both feature a sleek Dimonized Black Metal (DBM) finish, a revolutionary metal coating technology for the ultimate in durability.
So far in 2018, our Spiv has walked away with the cash thanks to Pat Perez at the Tournament of Champions and Tommy Fleetwood’s awesome win at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Now he aims for a hat-trick as he takes on the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
The continued pursuit of breakthrough technology and performance by Titleist golf ball engineers has resulted in the all-new Titleist Tour Soft golf balls, available in golf shops across the UK & Ireland, from February 1st.
The new Titleist Velocity golf balls are designed with proprietary high-speed technology to deliver even more distance on every shot. With the introduction of new high-visibility colour options – VISIWhite, Velocity Orange and Velocity Pink– the power of Velocity is also packed with personality.
Srixon are introducing a new third-generation AD333 TOUR golf ball. This all-new ball model delivers tour performance for golfers with moderate swing speeds. The Srixon AD333 TOUR is available in pure white and officially launches in the UK on 2nd February.
Callaway has launched its 2018 Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X golf balls, featuring graphene, the strongest and thinnest material on planet earth.
A man has died after his golf buggy crashed through an embankment and fell into a creek in Melbourne, Australia.
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.
President Donald Trump's flights to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey have cost taxpayers $15,994 per hour, and his recent flights have totaled over $3 million dollars. But that does not even take into account trips he made in the first six months of his presidency.
Premium British trolley manufacturer, Stewart Golf, has announced sales hit a record high in 2017.
Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has completely re-designed the construction of its popular DX2 Soft and DX3 Soft Spin balls to enhance their performance for the 2018 season.
It’s the event where all the big boys turn up. Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose head the pack as the favourites to lift the title in Abu Dhabi. Johnson has certainly started 2018 well with victory at the Tournament of Champions. For the others, it is the first one of the season.
Don Byers may be 61 years old, but he is about to become a collegiate golfer, competing with teammates decades younger than him at Bellevue University in Nebraska.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
Vote now in the 2017 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards & win an amazing, luxury 3-night golf break for 2 at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, just south of Alicante in Spain: Everything from Irons Of The Year to GofPunk Of The Year!! It's your chance to put the golf world straight and be in the hat for an amazing golf holiday!
Your Golf Travel, the world's largest golf travel company, have teamed up with TaylorMade Golf to offer the brilliant new TaylorMade TP5 golf balls FREE to golfers who book golf holidays throughout January and February 2018.
Steve Jeffs, a 31-year-old English gym teacher, has just broken the Guinness World record for “Fastest hole of golf, individual.”
Jimmy Walker’s wife, Erin, has revealed that she has been also been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has released a brand new collection of cart bags consisting of three models: SuperLight; SportDrive; and StaffPro.
It's time to be thinking about getting away from the cold and grey, and where better to head that to Tenerife.
David Beckham has been taking flack from some parents online after letting his six-year daughter Harper steer a golf buggy.
Olympic record-holder (shooting an incredible 61 in Brazil 2016) Maria Verchenova brings us the latest in her award-winning series of fitness videos for GolfPunk. It's time to stop being a plank and get your core, arms and everything maximised to the extreme!
GolfPunk Top 10 Instructor Maria Verchenova puts the kettle on in order to get us golf fit for 2018. Get ready to blast your core and extend your glutal envelope...
Monte Rei is on our wish list for 2018. We visited in 2017, but didn't manage to get a round in; only a taster of the course. And it's a wonder. Here's our taster of Jack Nicklaus's amazing creation in the Eastern Algarve. It's pure GolfPorn. Enjoy.
We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again. Check out the best better player irons for 2017. Small irons have got forgiving...
We've been looking over some of the best read stories for 2017, and this story about the golf ball you cannot lose attracted a lot of attention from GolfPunk readers. Golfer looking forlornly for ball in rough/trees etc: "Someone really should invent a golf ball you can't lose..." Well, someone has...
We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen?
The 'self-correcting' golf ball is no more, as Polara files for bankrupcy...
A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3million mansion for £10.50 a ticket, and it will come complete with a Rolls-Royce, a fully stocked wine cellar, as well as a gardener and housekeeper. What's not to like?!
There are golf swings, and there are golf swings. This comes into the more unusual category, but whatever gets you through your round is our attitude at GolfPunk Towers.
GolfPunk go and have a look round golf retailer GolfOnline, and find out all about their Christmas Promotion.
Your Golf Travel has continued its growth and expansion by acquiring the assets of Driveline Golf for an undisclosed sum.
Model. Golfer. Ukraine. It's a hell of a combination. She has aspirations to play on the LPGA, and is currently writing as a golf travel blogger,. Ladies & genmtlemen, we give you Maria Orlova, our latest Swingin' Siren.
The team at Snell Golf are on a single-minded mission - to bring tour calibre equipment to the amateur golfer at an affordable price. End of!
The prestigious IAGTO award of ‘Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year’ was announced at this year’s International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Cannes with Flanders prevailing after having been selected out of 60 destinations by the international golf travel media.
PUMA Golf has introduced a selection of its Spring Summer ’18 footwear collection showcasing the brand’s cutting-edge, stylish offerings for both men and women.
Welcome to the Inaugural Antarctic Clock Golf championship where players battled it out in one of the world’s most remote locations for surely the coolest golf game.