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Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Nov 22nd, 2017

Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

Sep 12th, 2017

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Aug 7th, 2017

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Where are the US players?

Where are the US players?

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has done a stellar job with the Irish Open, and the field this year is without a shadow of a doubt the best ever. But where are the Americans? 

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

Jul 3rd, 2017

It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.

Global players support

Global players support

Jun 14th, 2017

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24.  

Four players qualify for The Open

Four players qualify for The Open

May 29th, 2017

Chan Kim of the US, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan on Sunday.

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

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. 

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

May 28th, 2016

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....

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

May 15th, 2016

On a day that The Stadium Course bit back, we had five putts, lake balls, and a sensational 65 from Ken Duke. Here's the Top Ten best and worst moments from the day's play.

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

May 13th, 2016

There was some cracking golf played last night at the Players Championship. Jason Day shot a 63, but he wasn't the only one on fire last night. But there were some absolute shockers hit too mind. Here are the ten best and worst shots from day one...

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

May 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler will attempt to achieve a feat that proved beyond the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and even Jack Nicklaus when he sets out to defend his title tomorrow at The Players Championship.

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

May 12th, 2016

Jason Day proved why he is the world’s number one as he blasted his way to a two-shot lead with a record-tying nine-under-par 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

May 10th, 2016

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Jun 19th, 2017

What happens wheh you get a golf trick short maestro and three Arsenal players together for a bout of golf-soccer trickery... Over to Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal, Petr Čech and young Mr Geoff Swain...

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Jun 5th, 2017

Galvin Green has introduced a new summer collection of 38 golf shirts that is designed to take garment breathability and comfort out on the course to another level.

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

May 17th, 2017

The new Titleist Players Collection line of stand bags is now available in golf shops worldwide, and has been designed with a special focus on the performance requirements of the dedicated golfer. 

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

Apr 4th, 2017

The season’s opening major is almost upon us, and to celebrate TaylorMade athletes, UK artist Scott McRoy was commissioned to create a set of unique illustrations for 'The Contenders' that are bidding to be crowned champion on Sunday night. Here's profile number one - it's Jon Rahm. 

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

Mar 1st, 2017

It's the WGC Mexico Championships this week, and the Tour is having to make a big detour from it's usual Florida swing now that Trump's Doral is off the rota. So the PGA hired a charter flight to get the players there! 

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Nov 8th, 2016

All you've got to do is put a decent swing on it, draw it round the football match going on right in front of you, and hope your ball doesn't land in the pickle jar in the picnic hamper being enjoyed by a load of dudes sitting on the bloody green!

Pokemon Go players swarm golf course

Pokemon Go players swarm golf course

Aug 21st, 2016

A golf course has been forced to use security guards in golf buggies to chase off hundreds of Pokémon Go players swarming the green.

Shane Lowry breaks Players record

Shane Lowry breaks Players record

May 13th, 2016

Shane Lowry made Players history last night when he shot a record breaking back nine of 29. But in other news he might be able to defend his Bridgestone Invitation title. Here's how he broke the record, why he might not make Firestone, and who also shot 29 on day 2! 

The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass

The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass

May 10th, 2016

World No. 3-ranked Rory McIlroy, No. 4 Bubba Watson and No. 8 Dustin Johnson will start the first round at No. 1, at 1:58 p.m., and the second round at No. 10, at 8:43 p.m. Here are the othe supergroups.

Masters' field sits at 89 players

Masters' field sits at 89 players

Jan 1st, 2016

As we head into the New Year, the 2016 Masters' field sits at 89 players. And there are now 95 days to go....and counting.

Top 10 Players Currently Better than Tiger Woods

Top 10 Players Currently Better than Tiger Woods

Jul 28th, 2015

Tiger Woods is now 266th in the OWGR. That’s not his lowest ever, but the last time he was that low he was an amateur. He’s one place better than Max Orrin, a promising 21 year old from Margate who’s won twice on the Challenge Tour.

The Golf Spiv calls the Abu Dubai HSBC Championship

The Golf Spiv calls the Abu Dubai HSBC Championship

Jan 16th, 2018

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. 

Europe retain EurAsia Cup

Europe retain EurAsia Cup

Jan 14th, 2018

Thomas Pieters secured the winning point as Team Europe came from behind to beat Asia 14-10 and retain the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.

Rory McIlroy takes to Instagram

Rory McIlroy takes to Instagram

Jan 13th, 2018

Rory McIlroy has taken to Instagram to play down the signifcance of a heart irregularity discovered in a recent medical. Here's his statement in full.

Casey & Fleetwood. The dream Ryder Cup partnership?

Casey & Fleetwood. The dream Ryder Cup partnership?

Jan 12th, 2018

Well, that's one pairing for the Ryder Cup 2018 in Paris sorted. Thomas Bjorn's decision to partner Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey together in the first day of the EurAsia Cup looks an inspired decision.

EurAsia Cup Saturday partnerships

EurAsia Cup Saturday partnerships

Jan 12th, 2018

Check out the European pairings for Day 2 of the EurAsia Cup. It's a sneak preview into the thinking of Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn...

Watch Jamie Donaldson's ace in South Africa

Watch Jamie Donaldson's ace in South Africa

Jan 12th, 2018

Did you know that this tournament is the second oldest Open championship in the world, having first been formally played in 1903? No? well, now you do. Check out Donaldson's ace and Southgate's incredible wedge shot from South African Open, as Grace makes three eagles in the first round.

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.

Vote in the GolfPunk Reader Awards

Vote in the GolfPunk Reader Awards

Jan 9th, 2018

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!

The new shot heard around the world

The new shot heard around the world

Jan 9th, 2018

The new shot that was heard around the world. How DJ rewrote history with his amazing drive at the 433 yard Par 4 12th. Watch it here.

Dustin Johnson takes control in Hawaii

Dustin Johnson takes control in Hawaii

Jan 7th, 2018

Dustin Johnson gave everyone a polite reminder as to why he is the World No one when he shot a seven-under 66 to take a two shot lead into the final day of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Rickie Fowler scoops unusual award

Rickie Fowler scoops unusual award

Jan 7th, 2018

Rickie Fowler is No. 1 in the world ranking of 'Ten Best-Mannered People,' according to the National League of Junior Cotillions.

A day in the life of golf nut Kooky Ken

A day in the life of golf nut Kooky Ken

Jan 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...

Paul Lawrie renews association with Wilson Golf

Paul Lawrie renews association with Wilson Golf

Jan 4th, 2018

Paul Lawrie, the last Scotsman to win The Open Championship, has renewed his long association with Wilson Golf to play the brand’s signature irons, fairway woods and wedges during the 2018 season.

  Peter Millar Grows Presence on PGA Tour and European Tour

Peter Millar Grows Presence on PGA Tour and European Tour

Jan 3rd, 2018

Peter Millar has announced new additions to their team of brand ambassadors for  2018. The new line up now features Branden Grace, Si Woo Kim, Chesson Hadley, Hudson Swafford, Chez Reavie, Scott Brown, Sam Saunders, Johnson Wagner,  Shawn Stefani, Matteo Manassero, Davis (Dru) Love IV, Chris Wilson and Brett Quigley.   

Sergio Garcia joins Callaway Tour Professional Staff

Sergio Garcia joins Callaway Tour Professional Staff

Jan 2nd, 2018

Callaway has announced today that Sergio Garcia, the reigning Masters Champion, has joined its Tour Professional Staff. He will play Callaway woods, irons and wedges, an Odyssey putter and a Callaway Chrome Soft ball.

Is meditation the key to good golf?

Is meditation the key to good golf?

Dec 30th, 2017

Golfers may scoff about meditation in golf, but the results are undeniable. When asked about it, Jason Dufner recalled reading articles about snipers changing their breathing to control their heart rate and, therefore, nerves. He then devised his own putting technique that used meditational breathing to stay deadly calm at the crucial moment.

Why Northern Ireland is a must go golf destination

Why Northern Ireland is a must go golf destination

Dec 30th, 2017

For a small country, Northern Ireland punches far above its weight on the global golf stage, having produced three champions with six Major titles between them in the last decade – Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke. Here's why Northern Ireland is a must-go destination for 2018.

Punter backs Tiger Woods to win the Masters

Punter backs Tiger Woods to win the Masters

Dec 30th, 2017

It’s happy birthday to Tiger Woods today as he turns 42. But neither age nor form have deterred a punter from backing him with a €10,000 bet to win the Masters.

How to practice properly at the driving range

How to practice properly at the driving range

Dec 28th, 2017

Feeling rusty after the Christmas break? Then you’re probably thinking about getting down to the driving range soon to loosen up. But do you know how to get the most out of your trip? We’ve got the lowdown…

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Dec 28th, 2017

Andrew Beef Johnson was interviewed before the Arsenal v Liverpool game at the Emirates, and has this golfing advice to gve to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain.

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2017 Better Player Irons

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2017 Better Player Irons

Dec 24th, 2017

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...

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive

Dec 24th, 2017

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? 

Kiradech Aphibarnrat with draws from tournament

Kiradech Aphibarnrat with draws from tournament

Dec 23rd, 2017

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat made an eagle on the final hole at last week's Indonesian Masters to earn himself a possible place at The Masters. But why did he then withdraw from a tournament to secure a place at the Masters?

Sergio Garcia's wife throws a mean pass to hubbie

Sergio Garcia's wife throws a mean pass to hubbie

Dec 19th, 2017

Sergio Garcia’s new wife is clearly a ballsy lady. On Sunday Sergio and Angela were at the New Orleans Saints win over the New York Jets, and after the game Angela and Sergio ventured onto the pitch....

Tiger Woods to play Genesis Open

Tiger Woods to play Genesis Open

Dec 19th, 2017

According to Golf Week, Tiger Woods will play in the 2018 Genesis Open on 15-18 February, as his comeback gathers pace.

Justin Rose wins Indonesian Masters

Justin Rose wins Indonesian Masters

Dec 17th, 2017

Justin Rose has won the Indonesian Masters by eight clear shots for his third victory in just seven weeks for is proving to be an excellent end and start to his season.

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Dec 14th, 2017

Padraig Harrington invited GolfPunk to go All Back To His with him where he treated us to a trick shot spectacular, showed us his man cave, took us on at pool & table tennis and let us hoist the Wanamaker Trophy and Claret Jugs!!!!

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Dec 13th, 2017

Mark Hensby has claimed he was "unable to complete the urine test" when asked to do prior to the opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship in October, but missing it resulted in a one-year ban for the 46-year-old Australian Tour Player.

R&A announce new Junior Girls Championship

R&A announce new Junior Girls Championship

Dec 12th, 2017

The R&A have announced today that they will introduce a new amateur championship for junior girl golfers when the inaugural Girls Under-16s Open Championship is played at Fulford, near York, from Friday 27-Sunday 29 April 2018. 

Lily Muni He China Girl

Lily Muni He China Girl

Dec 10th, 2017

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

Simple Minds to headline

Simple Minds to headline

Dec 10th, 2017

Simple Minds will bring the 2018 BMW PGA Championship – the first Rolex Series event of the new season – to a close when they headline the BMW Show Stage at Wentworth Club on Sunday May 27.

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Dec 9th, 2017

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has announced new division ambassadors – Tiger Woods, Justin Timberlake, Justin Rose, Will Smith and Ernie Els – each representing a different division within the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as it furthers its mission to grow the game of golf amongst juniors.

English Boy's U16 Open Amateur Strokeplay

English Boy's U16 Open Amateur Strokeplay

Dec 8th, 2017

Kedleston Park has been recognised by England Golf as an Official Championship Venue. The Derbyshire club will play host to next year’s English Boys’ U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play (McGregor Trophy) from the 17th to the 19th of July.

Lexi Thompson has got some new wheels

Lexi Thompson has got some new wheels

Dec 7th, 2017

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.

Justin Rose to host 2018 European Masters

Justin Rose to host 2018 European Masters

Dec 7th, 2017

Justin Rose has been announced as the tournament host for the 2018 British Masters, and Walton Heath in Surrey will be the tournament venue, which will run from October 11-14.

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.

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Dec 7th, 2017

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. 

Rickie Fowler's what's in the bag

Rickie Fowler's what's in the bag

Dec 4th, 2017

It was a week of “firsts” for Rickie Fowler at the 2017 Hero World Challenge. For the first time in his career he shot a 28 on the front nine. Rickie also put his new KING F8+ driver, 3 wood and 5 wood in play for the first time this past week, while debuting his new PUMA Golf P Snapback Cap. Of course, most significantly, Rickie used his new gear to win the Hero World Challenge for the first time in his career.  

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...

Hero’s Challenge Day 4 tee times & pairings

Hero’s Challenge Day 4 tee times & pairings

Dec 3rd, 2017

Tiger Woods will tee off for the final round at 11:10 a.m. ET (add 5 hours for GMT)  alongside Justin Thomas. Here is the full list of tee times and pairings for Sunday's final round. He may not be in contention, but there are some big names up for the fight still.

Rickie Fowler shoots an incredible 61

Rickie Fowler shoots an incredible 61

Dec 3rd, 2017

What a day at the Hero Challenge! Rickie Fowler wandered right into 'the zone' to shoot a 61 and win by four shots over Charley Hoffman. Incredible stuff! 

 What has Tiger Woods being earning?

What has Tiger Woods being earning?

Dec 2nd, 2017

According to Forbes’ 2017 list of the highest paid athletes in the world, Tiger Woods has made an estimated £27.5 million since their last listing in 2016. Here's the breakdown.

Tiger Woods return – GolfPunk's verdict

Tiger Woods return – GolfPunk's verdict

Dec 1st, 2017

Well, was it worth the wait? The greatest golfer of our generation finally played a round of golf in anger. From the moment his first tee shot sailed 30 yards past Justin Thomas's we were riveted.

When Meghan Markle took the ice bucket challenge

When Meghan Markle took the ice bucket challenge

Dec 1st, 2017

Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits". 

Tiger Woods finishes Day 2 tied fifth

Tiger Woods finishes Day 2 tied fifth

Dec 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods finished Day 2 at the Hero Challenge tied fifth with Francisco Molinari, Matt Kuchar, Kevin Chappell and Hideki Matsuyama. But when he eagled the ninth he held the actual lead. Who saw that coming!? 

Bubba Watson calls out Wesley Bryant

Bubba Watson calls out Wesley Bryant

Nov 30th, 2017

Bubba Watson called out Wesley Bryan for a “Flick of the wrist challenge”, and posted a great video of himself knocking in a long putt one handed putt, without batting an eyelid. Here's how Wesley responded. 

The Golf Spiv calls The Heroes

The Golf Spiv calls The Heroes

Nov 29th, 2017

Tiger Woods is back! The Hero World Challenge could be the place he announces his arrival back to competitive golf in style. After all, it is one of those events where it could actually happen. With only 18 players taking part in this no-cut event it gives Woods a fantastic opportunity to do so. Apparently, he is even outdriving Dustin Johnson! 

Address for success

Address for success

Nov 28th, 2017

Spending less time over the ball has been proven to improve performance on the golf course, according to a new study. And spending less time over the ball could earn a European Tour player an astonishing extra €189k per season!

A Night in The Day Of Carly Booth...

A Night in The Day Of Carly Booth...

Nov 28th, 2017

GolfPunk compadre Carly Booth has been conspicuous by her absence from GolfPunkHQ.com recently. So what's a self-respecting golf website to do but catch up with the gal's recent Instagram capering. Here we find out how Carly copes with travel time zone changes. When it's 3am and you just can't sleep, you need to do something about it... 

Tiger Woods is outdriving Dustin Johnson

Tiger Woods is outdriving Dustin Johnson

Nov 26th, 2017

41 years old, numerous surgeries and a bunch of other crazy stuff we won't mention, yet Tiger Woods is threatening to defy the odds and actually prove to the world that he's still got it. And he intends to do something dramatic with it.

Come in number 264 your time is up

Come in number 264 your time is up

Nov 26th, 2017

They say that if you don't succeed at first, try, try harder. What they probably don't say is 'if you don't succeed after 263 attempts, you might as well give up!

Rickie Fowler takes on Matty Ice

Rickie Fowler takes on Matty Ice

Nov 26th, 2017

Mercedes-Benz have staged their own Stadium Games between Rickie Fowler and “Matty Ice" Ryan” – the Atlanta Falcons quarterback - at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Jason Day leads in Australia

Jason Day leads in Australia

Nov 25th, 2017

Jason Day takes a one shot lead into the final round of the Emirates Australian Open on Sunday, as the now world number 12 looks to get properly back on it. 

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Nov 24th, 2017

Donald Trump has taken to favoured social media platform, Twitter, to share his plans for Black Friday. And yes it does include a spot of golf - with a certain Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson.

$1 million pay day for Jordan Spieth

$1 million pay day for Jordan Spieth

Nov 23rd, 2017

Jordan Spieth will be defending his Australian Open title this week, and will be enjoying a $1 million payday before he even tees off.

Tommy Fleetwood's win crowns another great year for Titleist

Tommy Fleetwood's win crowns another great year for Titleist

Nov 21st, 2017

As the 2017 European Tour season concluded in Dubai, Titleist golf ball loyalist Tommy Fleetwood claimed the Race to Dubai title, rounding-off another year of success for the #1 ball in golf. Here's Titleist's year in numbers. 

Holing out for a Hero

Holing out for a Hero

Nov 20th, 2017

With the Atlantic Palm Resort as the spectacular backdrop, the European Tour completed its series of ‘Hero Challenges’ last week. Hitting from a beach front tee, some of the best golfers in the world threaded their shots down a line of lights into the Arabian Gulf to a Provision Events’ designed floating green. 

Commentator writes off Tiger Woods come back chances

Commentator writes off Tiger Woods come back chances

Nov 19th, 2017

Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee was asked in a recent interview with GOLF.com's Ryan Asselta if Woods could properly compete against the new breed of golfers that have come into the game, and he was pretty forthright.

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Nov 18th, 2017

You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...

Bridgestone boss weighs into Ball-gate debate

Bridgestone boss weighs into Ball-gate debate

Nov 17th, 2017

You know there's an issue when Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Gary Player all agree about something as fundamental and impactful as golf ball construction. But a golf ball manufacturer saying the same thing?

Fleetwood flying high again in Dubai

Fleetwood flying high again in Dubai

Nov 17th, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood went eight shots better than day one as he soared up the leaderboard in Dubai to demonstrate to Justin Riose that he is not going quietly, if at all.

Sergio Garcia questions Tiger Woods' comeback

Sergio Garcia questions Tiger Woods' comeback

Nov 16th, 2017

No sooner has Rickie Fowler given us a shot in the arm by revealing that Tiger is killing it on the golf course and "hitting it way past me" than Sergio Garcia has given us all a reality check.

Justin Rose reels in Fleetwood in Dubai

Justin Rose reels in Fleetwood in Dubai

Nov 16th, 2017

It's all happening at the Tour Championship in Dubai as Justin Rose attempts to reel Tommy Fleetwood in and take the number one spot come Sunday night.

The Golf Spiv calls the DP World Tour Championship

The Golf Spiv calls the DP World Tour Championship

Nov 15th, 2017

Three players have the chance to lift the Race to Dubai title at the DP World Tour Championship and end the season as the European Tour Number One. Tommy Fleetwood leads the way but Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia can snatch it away from as the season heads to Dubai for the final event of the season.

Patton Kizzire fends off Rickie Fowler to win OHL

Patton Kizzire fends off Rickie Fowler to win OHL

Nov 13th, 2017

While the rest of the world's top 10 had their feet up this weekend, Rickie Fowler very nearly made ultimate hay in Mexico with a late flurry of birdies but Patton Kizzire ultimately held on for his first PGA Tour win.

Branden Grace delights the home fans

Branden Grace delights the home fans

Nov 12th, 2017

Branden Grace shot a closing round of 66 to win his eighth European Tour title and thrill the home fans at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

What floats your golf boat? With Don Goodman

What floats your golf boat? With Don Goodman

Nov 12th, 2017

What floats your golf boat? GolfPunk interrogates Sky Sports pundit and ex-Wolves, Sunderland and West Brom striker Don Goodman at the European Seniors Masters at Forest Of Arden...

Wisconsin golf coach resigns after racist tweets

Wisconsin golf coach resigns after racist tweets

Nov 11th, 2017

You give golf a band name: A Wisconsin high school boys' golf coach has been forced to resign after it was discovered he sent a series of racist tweets aimed at African-American NASCAR driver Darrell "Bubba" Wallace.

Lumine sets the stage for golf's ultimate challenge

Lumine sets the stage for golf's ultimate challenge

Nov 11th, 2017

Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community is preparing to play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines, as the popular Spanish resort gets set to welcome the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School for the first time from 11-16 November.

Ryder Cup stars prank golfers with #BadCoaching

Ryder Cup stars prank golfers with #BadCoaching

Nov 11th, 2017

Ever dreamed of having a one-on-one lesson with a golf legend? How would Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter or Lee Westwood work for you? Expert tuition, unparalleled knowledge and priceless experience imparted in person to you by some of the world's best. What a treat...

Justin Rose has a new ambition

Justin Rose has a new ambition

Nov 10th, 2017

With back-to-back victories now under his belt, it looks like Justin Rose has a new ambition in mind –getting into the Hall of Fame.

Pat Perez exclusive Biscuit Tin Challenge

Pat Perez exclusive Biscuit Tin Challenge

Nov 8th, 2017

Pat Perez has had a storming few weeks, winning the CIMB Classic in October and following it up with 5th place at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. He leads the FedEx Cup and is now ranked 18th in the world rankings. To celebrate Pat's sterling return to form he does the only sensible thing... he takes The GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge...

The Golf Spiv calls the NedBank Challenge

The Golf Spiv calls the NedBank Challenge

Nov 7th, 2017

The Rolex Series includes the NedBank Golf Challenge in its ranks and yet there are few noticeable absentees making this one anyone’s. Here's where the value lies this week.

Patrick Cantlay finally gets it done

Patrick Cantlay finally gets it done

Nov 6th, 2017

Patrick Cantlay: "There's not a lot of give up in me. I never really thought about giving it up. I thought maybe there was a chance my back would never feel good enough to play again. But, fortunately, I figured out a way to feel good all the time. I'm happy to be playing."

Justin Rose wins thrilling Turkish Airline Open

Justin Rose wins thrilling Turkish Airline Open

Nov 5th, 2017

Justin Rose and Nicolas Colsaerts served up a Sunday treat as they went head to head down the stretch, producing a birdie-fest which Rose concluded with a birdie at the 72nd hole.

Epic putter throw on the Asian Tour

Epic putter throw on the Asian Tour

Nov 4th, 2017

Terry Pilkadaris had bogeyed the 15th and 16th holes at the Asian Tour’s Panasonic Open India, but he a good chance for a birdie on the penultimate hole. Would he make it?

Paul Casey rejoins the European Tour

Paul Casey rejoins the European Tour

Oct 30th, 2017

Paul Casey has rejoined the European Tour in an attempt to make his first Ryder Cup appearance in ten years next autumn at Le Golf National.

Tiger Woods is officially back on it

Tiger Woods is officially back on it

Oct 30th, 2017

Tiger Woods is back and it's now official. He's going to be playing in his own Hero's Challenge in the Bahamas at the end of November. 

Justin Rose wins as Dustin Johnson collapses

Justin Rose wins as Dustin Johnson collapses

Oct 29th, 2017

There's no snugger place in the world than the clubhouse when you know you've posted a target after a stunning final day, and you're watching the overnight leaders fall apart all over the place. Enter Justin Rose...

Fancy watching the Open from your back garden?

Fancy watching the Open from your back garden?

Oct 29th, 2017

Fancy owning a house with the Open Championship in your own back garden? That's what's on offer in Stanley Road, Merseyside. A stunning Edwardian manor house is up for grabs for £1.85m...

Barack Obama beats Jordan Spieth at golf

Barack Obama beats Jordan Spieth at golf

Oct 29th, 2017

It's all, on down the last. In fact, it's all on down to the last putt. Jordan Spieth v former President Barack Obama... and then this happened... And what did Obama say to Spieth that stopped him sleeping for a week?...

Ryder Cup countdown continues

Ryder Cup countdown continues

Oct 27th, 2017

With less than a year to go until the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, France (September 28-30, 2018), golf fans and commuters enjoyed their own rendezvous with one of the world’s most famous sports trophies when it went on public display at London St Pancras International.

Stuart Broad adds 30 yards off the tee

Stuart Broad adds 30 yards off the tee

Oct 27th, 2017

England cricket star Stuart Broad will be feeling confident when he plays golf against his Ashes teammates in Australia in the coming months, following a custom-fitting session at The Belfry’s PGA Golf Academy which has added 30 yards to his game.

Galvin Green extends link with promising stars

Galvin Green extends link with promising stars

Oct 27th, 2017

Premium performance clothing brand Galvin Green has extended its association with promising young stars within the growing Modest! Golf Management stable – Italy’s Guido Migliozzi and Christiaan Bezuidenhout from South Africa.

Tiger Woods pleads guilty

Tiger Woods pleads guilty

Oct 27th, 2017

Tiger Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion programme, five months after he was found passed out in his Mercedes with prescription drugs and marijuana in his system. 

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Oct 26th, 2017

Brooks Koepka shot an eight-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Girl wins golf tournament & still loses...

Girl wins golf tournament & still loses...

Oct 26th, 2017

They say that girls rule and boys drool. Well, the girls say that anyway. And it's probably true, but on this occasion girls did indeed rule but it was the boys who took home the golf loot...

The Golf Spiv calls the WGC HSBC Champions

The Golf Spiv calls the WGC HSBC Champions

Oct 25th, 2017

It’s the WGC HSBC Champions this week, as we head to China. The star-studded line up includes winners from the PGA and European Tours. However, some are not making the trip. Garcia, Spieth, McIlroy will not be there but fear not, there is plenty of talent on show here. 

It's all back to Pebble Beach

It's all back to Pebble Beach

Oct 25th, 2017

The USGA has been confirmed that Pebble Beach Golf Links will host the 2027 US Open and the 2023 US Women's Open.

Flying start for the WGC HSBC Champions

Flying start for the WGC HSBC Champions

Oct 25th, 2017

HSBC created a mid-air spectacular to launch this year’s WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, with Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, and local hero Li Haotong making sure that “Asia’s Major” got off to a flying start.

Now Tiger Woods shows us his new stinger shot

Now Tiger Woods shows us his new stinger shot

Oct 24th, 2017

First he videos himself chipping, then driving, then Hank Haney says Tiger can win with his new swing and now Tiger is drilling stingers down the fairway like he's never been away. Rickie and JT are not convinced though!!

The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria

The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria

Oct 24th, 2017

The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria will be the first ever  tournament in pro golf to use a shot clock on every single shot as part of the European Tour’s attempt to combat slow play.

The Belfry golf coach joins top junior instructors in the UK

The Belfry golf coach joins top junior instructors in the UK

Oct 23rd, 2017

The Belfry’s junior golf programme has been given a major boost with the news its Senior Teaching Professional, Phil Akers, has completed his Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Junior Coach certification – making him one of only seven PGA Professionals in the UK to hold this esteemed credential.

Official golf world rankings update

Official golf world rankings update

Oct 23rd, 2017

Despite taking a couple of weeks off Dustin Johnson remains the world's number one golfer. Big movers this week include Pat Perez and Sergio Garcia...

Scott McCarron punishes his driver

Scott McCarron punishes his driver

Oct 22nd, 2017

Scott McCarron got a one shot penalty as his dropped his driver and moved his marked ball. And the driver got what was coming to it! Bad driver.....

Justin Thomas wins inaugural CJ Cup

Justin Thomas wins inaugural CJ Cup

Oct 22nd, 2017

Justin Thomas continued his great run of form with another win at the CJ Cup in South Korea. But Marc Leishman pushed him all the way.

Sergio Garcia's spanish lesson

Sergio Garcia's spanish lesson

Oct 22nd, 2017

Sergio Garcia's blazing it up at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, but before the tournament began the European Tour got Sergio to test some of his fellow Pros on their Spanish. So how did Beef get on?  

Stephen Dodd wins European Senior Masters

Stephen Dodd wins European Senior Masters

Oct 22nd, 2017

Welshman Stephen Dodd won his second European Senior Tour title in spectacular fashion on a dramatic final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters, securing victory with a 40-foot birdie on the 18th green at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & CC.

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Oct 21st, 2017

Normally when you're facing a yardage of this type (which has a blind second shot no matter how well you hit your drive), you're content to slide one down there 300 or so yards and see what happens. Or you can do this...

 Golf versus basketball challenges

Golf versus basketball challenges

Oct 20th, 2017

Our friends from the 18Birdies Team traveled out to the Midwest and met NBA Legend/Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd for a best-of-five series of golf & basketball challenges versus LPGA pro Kris Tschetter. Who comes out on top? Check out the video to find out!

Clark Dennis takes a three shot lead

Clark Dennis takes a three shot lead

Oct 20th, 2017

European Senior Tour Order of Merit leader Clark Dennis will take a commanding three shot lead into the weekend after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Senior Masters.

Greg Norman puts us all to shame

Greg Norman puts us all to shame

Oct 18th, 2017

Greg Norman is trying to put us all to shame, as he posts another video on Instagram showing off his immense strength.

Rickie Fowler says that Tiger Woods is badly missed

Rickie Fowler says that Tiger Woods is badly missed

Oct 18th, 2017

Rickie Fowler spoke about how much Tiger Woods was missed by his fellow Tour Pros, as he returned to the Oklahoma State campus this weekend to serve as grand marshal of the OSU homecoming parade.

Furyk & Bjorn recreate iconic moment in golf history

Furyk & Bjorn recreate iconic moment in golf history

Oct 18th, 2017

Thomas Bjørn and Jim Furyk have recreated an iconic moment in history by hitting golf balls off the famous Eiffel Tower, 41 years after the legendary Arnold Palmer became the first – and only previous person – to do so. 

Tiger Woods cleared for golf take off

Tiger Woods cleared for golf take off

Oct 17th, 2017

Well, blow me down with a feather. It's the news we thought we'd never hear. Tiger has been given the all clear by the docs. All systems are, we understand, 'go'...

Rickie Fowler gets the party started

Rickie Fowler gets the party started

Oct 17th, 2017

Rickie Fowler’s roots at Oklahoma State University are well documented, and expressed every time he steps onto the tee on Sunday dressing in orange. So it comes as no surprise that Rickie Fowler was invited to be their homecoming grand marshal before their big game against Baylor on Saturday.

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Oct 16th, 2017

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?

Unstoppable amateur wins Pro Event

Unstoppable amateur wins Pro Event

Oct 15th, 2017

Jerome Foster has capped a thrilling year’s golf at his home club, The Shire London, by becoming only the second amateur in history to win a Jamega Pro Golf Tour event.

Watch Sylvester Stallone's daughter crush golf shot

Watch Sylvester Stallone's daughter crush golf shot

Oct 15th, 2017

With a name like Sistine, you better be able to be good at stuff. Fortunately for Sistine Stallone, she doesn't seem to have a problem in this department. Especially when she's swinging the wrenches...

Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic

Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic

Oct 15th, 2017

Pat Perez won the PGA TOUR's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur.

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Oct 15th, 2017

Tyrrell Hatton is in the form of his life, as he claims back–to–back victories by adding the Italian Open to his successful defence of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Oct 14th, 2017

Andy Sullivan's house in Magyar Crescent, Whitestone, is up for sale with Fine and Country, and offers over £900,000 are being welcomed. We take a look at the place and ponder what Sulli gets up to here...

Under Armour's ColdGear® Reactor

Under Armour's ColdGear® Reactor

Oct 13th, 2017

Worn by Major champion Jordan Spieth throughout the Open at Royal Birkdale, as he claimed his first Claret Jug, UA ColdGear® Reactor is your own personal thermostat for the golf course.

Amendoeira Golf Resort gears up to host

Amendoeira Golf Resort gears up to host

Oct 13th, 2017

Leading Algarve golf destination, Amendoeira Golf Resort, is putting final preparations in place ahead of hosting its first HotelPlanner.com EuroPro Tour Championship, the grand finale of the year-long Race to Amendoeira series. 

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. 

Tiger Woods shares first full swing video

Tiger Woods shares first full swing video

Oct 8th, 2017

We know that some of you are bored witless about all the expectation about whether or not Tiger Woods will ever make a return to the professional game, but we feel it is our duty to share this video that Tiger has Tweeted, which shows his first full swing in months. You decide.

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

Oct 6th, 2017

It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.

New Bioflow Sport One-piece wristband

New Bioflow Sport One-piece wristband

Oct 5th, 2017

Bioflow, one of the worlds leading suppliers of magnetic therapy, has a new one-piece sport wristband design for 2017 offering increased durability and resistance.

Sam Torrance to tee it up at the European Senior Masters

Sam Torrance to tee it up at the European Senior Masters

Oct 4th, 2017

Scottish golfing legend Sam Torrance OBE has joined the Farmfoods European Senior Masters field, and will be competing at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in the inaugural tournament between 19-22 October 2017. 

Vertical Groove signs global distribution deals

Vertical Groove signs global distribution deals

Oct 4th, 2017

Highlighted by two wins on the PGA TOUR Champions, and on the back of John Daly’s 2nd place finish at the Paris Legends Championship on the European Senior Tour, Vertical Groove Golf have announced two new distribution deals.

Early thoughts on the 2018 Ryder Cup

Early thoughts on the 2018 Ryder Cup

Oct 4th, 2017

The era of Europe’s dominance of the Ryder Cup ended back in October 2016 when the American side comfortably regained the cup at Hazeltine, Minnesota. Europe had won three consecutive Ryder Cups prior to the visit to Chaska, but a flying start on the Friday morning foursomes sparked the USA’s ascendancy, and they never really looked back.

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.

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. 

European Senior Tour Pros to take on the kids

European Senior Tour Pros to take on the kids

Oct 3rd, 2017

As part of the build up to the European Senior Masters, three of the tour professionals will be hosting a junior clinic at the Forest of Arden for sixteen lucky, local kids.

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.

Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship winner

Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship winner

Oct 2nd, 2017

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.

Ian Poulter drops the f-bomb at British Masters

Ian Poulter drops the f-bomb at British Masters

Oct 1st, 2017

Ian Poulter could simply take no more. He hasn't won a tournament since the WGC-HSBC in 2012. Then he gets in contention here at The British Masters. Then he fans one off the tee at the par three 5th hole. During his swing a mobile phone allegedly went off. And so did Poults.

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

Oct 1st, 2017

The Sunday singles have yet to kick off, but we won’t be waiting up, that’s for sure. After three days of ‘competition’ the US hold a massive 14 ½ to 3 ½ lead over the International team, and really should have wrapped it up on Saturday. The Presidents Cup is just too one sided an event to be of any real interest.

The European Tour's 2018 schedule

The European Tour's 2018 schedule

Oct 1st, 2017

The European Tour have announced their new schedule with four new tournaments for 2018, but there are some interesting omissions which say something about the state of the European Tour.

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Sep 30th, 2017

Sam Saunders, the grandson of the late great Arnold Palmer, has shot a 59 almost a year to the day of his death on the 25th of September 2016.

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

Sep 28th, 2017

There we were, quietly going about our business at the British Masters at Close House, when the UK's tallest man, Harlem Globe Trotter Paul Sturgess, walks onto the tee... 

British Masters tee times and pairings

British Masters tee times and pairings

Sep 27th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for Day's One and Two of the British Masters at Close House, Newcastle, plus some of the supergroups to look out for.

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Sep 27th, 2017

Tournament host Lee Westwood had the dream start to his hosting of the British Masters, as he defeated Sergio Garcia in the third staging of the Hero Challenge.

Regnum Carya to host 2017 Turkish Airlines Open

Regnum Carya to host 2017 Turkish Airlines Open

Sep 27th, 2017

This November, Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort in Antalya, is set to host theTurkish Airlines Open Golf Tournament for the second year running on the award winning 18 hole Carya Golf Course.

Tommy Fleetwood to miss British Masters

Tommy Fleetwood to miss British Masters

Sep 26th, 2017

In another blow to tournament host Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood will miss this week's British Masters at Close House in Newcastle, because his partner and manager Clare, may give birth to their child.

Azhara Muñoz retains her title

Azhara Muñoz retains her title

Sep 25th, 2017

Azahara Muñoz retained her title at the Andalucia Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino, much to the delight of the local crowd.

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Sep 25th, 2017

Justin Thomas got a proper champagne reception today after his $10 million scoop from the Tour Championship - a champagne reception which involved him being sprayed in the stuff by his Presidents Cup team mates.

Wind blown leaf  frustrates Web.com Tour player

Wind blown leaf frustrates Web.com Tour player

Sep 25th, 2017

We all know golf is hard. But when the golfing gods are not on your side, then it just gets a whole lot harder. Here's a Web.com Tour player trying to make his PGA Tour card, when a leaf gets blown into his ball, sending it way off course. 

Kevin Kisner hitches helicopter ride

Kevin Kisner hitches helicopter ride

Sep 24th, 2017

Kevin Kisner put out a call for help via Twitter on the Friday morning at the Tour Championship: “I need a helicopter to take me to Athens [Ga.] tomorrow after the round to make the game. Who has one in [Atlanta]?”

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

Sep 21st, 2017

Here's some impressive golf ball juggling skills from ex Chelsea skipper and now Aston Villa player John Terry. Villa may be lingering in mid table, but it looks like Terry is on top of his golf game at least.

The Golf Spiv calls the Tour Championship

The Golf Spiv calls the Tour Championship

Sep 20th, 2017

When you hear that some guy won £11,488 from a single golf bet it makes you think that perhaps you need to work a little harder at this betting lark. Although Rose did pay out at the weekend, I’m now thinking about upping the ante for this week. After all, win big or go home right?

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Sep 20th, 2017

Here are the pairings and starting times for the first round of the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. It's time to get the job done. 

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

Sep 20th, 2017

Despite many golfers concerned for the sport’s future, the latest KPMG Golf Participation Report for Europe has demonstrated that golf as a sport has seen some growth in the past year in England, despite the closure of 16 golf courses across the country in the past year. 

Fedex Cup – Top 10 play off shots ever

Fedex Cup – Top 10 play off shots ever

Sep 19th, 2017

To celebrate the upcoming Tournament Championship, take five from whatever you're doing and check out these pearlers, including: Sergio and Justin aces in 2008, John Senden's albatross, Matt Kuchar's jaw-dropping recovery Tiger's incredible hole out and Jim Furyk's wowzer-inducing 59... 

FedEx Cup – Phil Mickelson's Best Ever Escapes

FedEx Cup – Phil Mickelson's Best Ever Escapes

Sep 19th, 2017

He might have just missed out on qualifying for the Tour Championship, but we thought we'd cheer Phil up by taking a look at his incredible... INCREDIBLE short game. ladies and gentlemen, we give you 'Lefty's Greatest Up & Downs'...

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Sep 19th, 2017

He might be currently languishing at 1,136 in the world rankings but lest we forget this guy was the greatest golfer of his generation and possibly anyone else's. Take a deep breath and strap yourself in. It's Tiger's best 10 shots ever on the PGA Tour...

PGA launches new Integrity program

PGA launches new Integrity program

Sep 19th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced a new gambling policy for 2018 with the creation of an Integrity Program, which will come into force on 1st January.

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

Sep 19th, 2017

We’re going to have to have a word with the Golf Spiv, as he didn’t call this one. But it is not every day that you can turn a £4 bet into £11,488.

Spieth Happy to Finish Runner Up

Spieth Happy to Finish Runner Up

Sep 18th, 2017

Words we never thought we would here from such a staunch competitor but Jordan Spieth has told reporters that second place in the final two events is okay for the three-time major champion as that will mean he will finish as the PGA Tours FedEx cup champion and pocket the cool $10 million bonus fund awarded for topping the points standings.

Fedex Cup – Leishman goes wire to wire

Fedex Cup – Leishman goes wire to wire

Sep 18th, 2017

Marc Leishman endured some tense moments at the BMW, but no one got closer than two shots, and the Leish birdied three of his final four holes to close out his second consecutive tournament.

Romain Wattel wins KLM Open

Romain Wattel wins KLM Open

Sep 18th, 2017

“I have been in contention before and while I had not won before I knew what I had to do; I knew what I had to expect and thankfully this time it was my week. It feels amazing to win for the first time – I am so happy right now.”

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Sep 18th, 2017

We may have been trounced in both the Walker Cup and the Solheim Cup, but there was some sweet revenge for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup held at Fox Hills Club & Resort this weekend.

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Sep 18th, 2017

In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.

BMW Championship – movers & shakers

BMW Championship – movers & shakers

Sep 17th, 2017

Marc Leishman's sensational form continues as he takes a five shot lead into the last round of the BMW Championship, as the fat lady prepares to give Rory a Skype call.

Retired pro shoots 22 below his age

Retired pro shoots 22 below his age

Sep 17th, 2017

A retired golf professional has set a new world record by shooting 22 strokes below his age at a sanctioned Seniors event in California.

Golf officially confirmed for 2024 Olympic Games

Golf officially confirmed for 2024 Olympic Games

Sep 17th, 2017

Back in June, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee recommended golf to be included in the 2024 Games, and on Friday the go-ahead was given at the 130th IOC session.

Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots

Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots

Sep 16th, 2017

Ben Crane really had it socked to him with eight penalty strokes for having two non–conforming clubs in his bag.

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sep 16th, 2017

Sangmoon Bae has missed the cut in his return to professional tour golf after two years of compulsory national service in the South Korean army.

Sangmoon Bae returns to professional golf

Sangmoon Bae returns to professional golf

Sep 14th, 2017

"I thought only about getting discharged when I was in military". That's what Sangmoon Bae revealed after completing his national service in his native South Korea. So, how did he get on?

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Sep 14th, 2017

Your Golf Travel have announced a new partnership with the British Masters. This will give YGT the opportunity to showcase its ‘Early Eagle’ offers to golf fans, with the company giving away free holidays to five of Lee Westwood’s favourite golfing destinations.

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Sep 14th, 2017

You have to feel for Jessica Korda and So Yeon Ryu who managed to get to -2 at the rain and wind battered Evian-Les-Bains in France, before the first round was cancelled.

The Golf Spiv calls the BMW

The Golf Spiv calls the BMW

Sep 12th, 2017

Jordan Spieth sits at the top of the FedEx playoffs thanks to two runner-up finishes. Now it’s time for the BMW Championship. Here's where the Golf Spiv thinks the real value lies. 

American Golf Crowns Champions

American Golf Crowns Champions

Sep 12th, 2017

Four time Ryder Cup venue the Belfry was the location for the conclusion of 3 days of golf finals this weekend. Eight new American Golf Champions were crowned across the finals event with six now progressing to the Heritage Resorts Tournament of Champions in Mauritius.

Matt Fitzpatrick wins European Masters play off

Matt Fitzpatrick wins European Masters play off

Sep 11th, 2017

He might only be 23 but that hasn't stopped Matt Fitzpatrick racking up another tournament – his fourth – when he prevailed in a play off against Scott Hend in Switzerland.

Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay with family in Florida

Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay with family in Florida

Sep 11th, 2017

Ernie Els has withdrawn from the KLM Open so that he can stay with family and friends in Florida to deal with the fallout from Hurricane Irma, whilst Greg Norman takes to Instgram to show the true force of the hurricane, and Ian Poulter ups sticks for New York.

Tiger Woods spotted in Rafa Nadal's seats

Tiger Woods spotted in Rafa Nadal's seats

Sep 10th, 2017

Nice to see Tiger up and at 'em again. Here he is enjoying the tennis at Flushing Meadow in his pal Rafa Nadal's private seating area. No sign of Shooter McGavin this year though...

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Sep 9th, 2017

The GB & reland Walker Cup team take on USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. But who are they, where have they come from, and what are their intentions? Find out here...

Walker Cup pictures through the ages

Walker Cup pictures through the ages

Sep 9th, 2017

When George Herbert Walker created the Walker Cup, he could never have imagined the drama and excitement that was to follow. We take a pictorial voyage through this marvelous tournament...

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...

The Grove hosts inaugural Junior Open

The Grove hosts inaugural Junior Open

Sep 4th, 2017

Former Ryder Cup player and multiple European Tour winner, David Howell, has welcomed 60 youngsters to The Grove's inaugural Junior Open.

Carly Booth's golf day

Carly Booth's golf day

Sep 4th, 2017

Stockport Golf Club played host to GolfPunk favourite, Carly Booth, as she was aiming to raise as much money as possible for British Learning Disability Powerlifting.

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

Sep 3rd, 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.    

Two holes in one at the Dell

Two holes in one at the Dell

Sep 3rd, 2017

There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….

Rory Mcilroy misses the cut in Boston

Rory Mcilroy misses the cut in Boston

Sep 3rd, 2017

"When you are missing both ways with your driver, it's never good. And I also made a bogey with a wedge in my hand at the first, which is sloppy."

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Sep 3rd, 2017

As we reported on Saturday, Stacy Lewis will give all her winnings at the Cambia Portland Open to charity, and specifically the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, how is she getting on? 

Maiden victory for Haydn Porteous on European soil

Maiden victory for Haydn Porteous on European soil

Sep 3rd, 2017

South Africa’s Haydn Porteous has claimed his maiden win in Europe by beating England's Lee Slattery in the final round of the Czech Masters by two shots, making it his second overall win on the Tour.

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

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.

Tiger Woods back practicing

Tiger Woods back practicing

Sep 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods has posted a video of himself on Twitter back practicing, as his Doctor has given him the go–ahead.

Frilford Heath launch 6-hole course

Frilford Heath launch 6-hole course

Aug 31st, 2017

Oxfordshire’s largest golf club, Frilford Heath has announced the launch of a brand new six–hole golf course to encourage beginners and youngsters to get into the game. 

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

Aug 31st, 2017

GB&I Walker Cup Captain Craig Watson has stood down from next week’s match at Los Angeles Country Club because of a serious illness in his immediate family.

Sergio Garcia to support Hurricane Harvey victims

Sergio Garcia to support Hurricane Harvey victims

Aug 30th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has announced on Twitter that he will donate $2,000 for every birdie and $5,000 for every eagle he posts to help those affected by the recent flooding in Texas due to Hurricane Harvey.

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Aug 30th, 2017

Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.

Golf Spiv calls the Czech Masters

Golf Spiv calls the Czech Masters

Aug 29th, 2017

The main attention for the week may be at the Dell Tech Championships across the pond but this week, the Spiv will focus on the Czech Masters. That is where the best value is this week. 

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.

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Aug 28th, 2017

Michelle Wie was competing in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, and at four under par after Saturday’s third round, when she suddenly had to withdraw.

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Aug 27th, 2017

Brooke Henderson shot a course–record 8–under 63 to rocket up the leaderboard and enter into a tie for sixth at 7 under after barely making the cut on Friday.

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Aug 26th, 2017

There's nothing more important than Fantasy Golf. Well, maybe actual golf. Or pitch & putt even. And probably your ability to make and maintain meaningful relationships in life. Actually, most things in life are probably more important than Fantasy Golf...

The Paige Spiranac Files

The Paige Spiranac Files

Aug 26th, 2017

It's Saturday and we really shouldn't be working. But we are becaue we're like that. But just because we're working doesn't mean we can't have some fun. So we decided to entertain ourselves by finding out what The First Lady Of Instagram has been up to.

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Aug 26th, 2017

Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.

Titleist launch new 718 iron range

Titleist launch new 718 iron range

Aug 24th, 2017

Titleist have today announced the launch of  their new line of Titleist 718 irons – featuring the powerful distance and ultra–forgiveness of AP1, the tour–proven consistency of AP2, and the introduction of AP3, the longest, fastest Titleist players iron ever.

Speedgolf makes its debut at the home of England Golf

Speedgolf makes its debut at the home of England Golf

Aug 24th, 2017

England Golf staff picked up the pace when a Speedgolf demonstration was held on the Bracken course at their Woodhall Spa HQ in Lincolnshire. It turned the spotlight on the more athletic format which combines running and golf.

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Aug 24th, 2017

This is lovely stuff. European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn is known for being a diehard Liverpool FC fan, and this is how the crowds greeted him as he played in the opening round of the D&D REAL Czech Challenge.

Rory McIlroy to play 5 more events in 2017

Rory McIlroy to play 5 more events in 2017

Aug 23rd, 2017

Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he intends to play in five more events this year before taking an extended break to recovery from his long standing rib injury.

The Northern Trust golf betting tips

The Northern Trust golf betting tips

Aug 22nd, 2017

Glen Oaks Golf Club in Old Westbury, New York is hosting its first PGA event and what a better introduction than the playoffs? It is, of course, a nightmare for the punter as we have no idea about players previous record at the course. It’ll be new to the players and of course, new to us. 

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Aug 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson claimed a one–stroke win at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his first victory since the 2016 Open. 

Solheim Cup Day 3 singles

Solheim Cup Day 3 singles

Aug 20th, 2017

The fat lady might not be singing yet, but she is certainly warming up. At the time of writing, this is where the Solheim Cup stands.

2017 Solheim Cup - the wrap

2017 Solheim Cup - the wrap

Aug 20th, 2017

History would have to be rewritten for the European team to win the Solheim Cup after Friday afternoon's Red Wash. The omens were not good. It had never been done before. 

USA retains Solheim Cup

USA retains Solheim Cup

Aug 20th, 2017

Singles matches end 6-6 but weekend routs prove critical as USA run out 16.5 - 11.5 winners

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!

Profile: Solheim Superstar Danielle Kang

Profile: Solheim Superstar Danielle Kang

Aug 19th, 2017

So, when you're looking for your first LPGA Tour victory, why not make it the PGA? A major. And in doing so, you leap up to 11th on the money list (over $800,000.00 in earnings) and are a shoe-in for the Solheim Cup, at which you debut with two wins in your opening two matches... Blimey....

Rory McIlroy set to defend FedEx title

Rory McIlroy set to defend FedEx title

Aug 19th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has had a change of heart, and will now not take a porlonged period of time off to recover from his persistent rib injury. Instead he will now try and defend his FedEx Cup title.

Solheim Cup Saturday 4somes pairings & tee times

Solheim Cup Saturday 4somes pairings & tee times

Aug 19th, 2017

Team Europe have got their work cut out if they want to avoid some pretty embarrassing labels in the anals of Solheim Cup history. I'll leave it to you to figure out what they might be bit will probably involve the words 'worst' and 'woaaah, Nelly!!!'

The Wyndham Day 2 Wrap

The Wyndham Day 2 Wrap

Aug 19th, 2017

We might have been focusing on the Solheim Cup, but here is the wrap from Day 2 at the Wyndham, and it includes a very rare albatross from Tour Vet Johnson Wagner. Enjoy!

American Golf Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

American Golf Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

Aug 19th, 2017

The fourth annual American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING came to its climax yesterday as the regional winners headed to Gainsborough Golf Club to compete for the coveted championship titles. 

Solheim Cup teams announced

Solheim Cup teams announced

Aug 18th, 2017

Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inkster have announced their final teams for the Solheim Cup which kicks off in Iowa in just two week's time.

GolfSpiv calls the Solheim Cup

GolfSpiv calls the Solheim Cup

Aug 18th, 2017

It’s the Solheim Cup this week and I love it, especially from a betting point of view. It might not be top of your agenda for bets this week but a couple of bets can go a long way here. 

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

Aug 18th, 2017

It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

Aug 18th, 2017

There's a great viral video doing the rounds by a guy called Steven Connolly who has lipsynced an interview with Rory McIlroy on what he is expecting from his new caddy, and the results are unusual to say the least.

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Aug 18th, 2017

World Number Eleven Alex Noren has confirmed that he will be defending his 2016 British Master next month, as he aims for a second victory on British soil this season.

Dame Laura Davies breaks new ground

Dame Laura Davies breaks new ground

Aug 18th, 2017

Laura Davies is breaking records as she will become the first female golfer to ever compete in an event on the men’s European Senior Tour when she tees it up at the Shipco Masters next year in Denmark.

£20,000 stolen at the Ricoh

£20,000 stolen at the Ricoh

Aug 17th, 2017

Thieves stole a safe, which contained almost £20,000 in cash from the Ricoh British Women’s Open at Kingsbarns.

Tiger Woods' toxicology report released

Tiger Woods' toxicology report released

Aug 15th, 2017

Tiger Woods’ toxicology report has finally been released three months after his driving under the influence arrest on May 29 in Florida, and it confirms that he had over five different drugs in his system.

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Aug 14th, 2017

 Louis Oosthuizen completed his own personal grand slam yesterday at Quail Hollow, by coming second in all four Majors. And this is how he celebrated......

Russia's first top golfer arrested

Russia's first top golfer arrested

Aug 14th, 2017

Russia's first top golfer has been arrested for allegedly murdering and beheading his mother with a kitchen knife after a row with his wife.

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Aug 12th, 2017

The 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship concluded today with former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler winning the final Celeb–AM. He claimed victory in a thrilling final round with a score of +3.

Putting tips from Lee Slattery

Putting tips from Lee Slattery

Aug 12th, 2017

European Tour Pro Lee Slattery took the time to share with GP how he gets himself prepared to take a putt. Hopefully these tips will help you out too.

GP interviews Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick

GP interviews Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick

Aug 12th, 2017

GolfPunk caught up with Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick at the Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship to find out what he's been up to, where his game is at and where he wants to take it next. 

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

Aug 11th, 2017

The guys on the European Seniors Tour represent a golden, pioneering age of golf. Many of them, like Sam Torrance, were there at the start of the European Tour in 1972, when events took them to ridiculously hard to get to destinations, and players slept 4 to a room to save costs. Subsequently they have very interesting stories...

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Aug 11th, 2017

OK, so I always put money on Kevin Kisner to win every major. Don't ask me why. I just get the impression he might one day. So I always put money on him at the majors. Always. Except for this time. And naturally he is leading after day one... Anyway, I cheered myself up by watching these brilliant shots from last night.

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Aug 10th, 2017

Augusta National has been on another spending spree, and has now bought land from the adjoining Augusta Country Club. The reason behind the purchase is believed to be their desire to lengthen the famous par–five 13th.

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Aug 8th, 2017

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.

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Aug 8th, 2017

The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.

Chasing the golf autograph

Chasing the golf autograph

Aug 6th, 2017

Our man at Kingsbarns takes time out of the media centre to take a gander round the autograph arena. And likes what he sees...

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.

Thomas Pieters World Exclusive

Thomas Pieters World Exclusive

Aug 4th, 2017

GolfPunk travelled to Antwerp to meet Thomas Pieters in his home town. And we talked about everything from Ryder Cup heroics to the burning questions of the day, such as 'Can animals commit suicide?'....

Lexi Thompson makes her move at Kingsbarns

Lexi Thompson makes her move at Kingsbarns

Aug 4th, 2017

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? 

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 3rd, 2017

The Ricoh Women’s British Open is at Kingsbarns this year and one thing is certain. This one is wide open. The weather alone can be both beautiful and brutal in equal measure. Brace yourself, anything can happen here. 

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Aug 3rd, 2017

The man who sealed Ryder Cup victory for Europe in 2014, Jamie Donaldson is the latest golfing star to be announced for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. .

Why Rory McIlroy fired JP Fitzgerald

Why Rory McIlroy fired JP Fitzgerald

Aug 3rd, 2017

Rory McIlroy parted company with JP Fitzgerald on Monday, after working with him for nine years, and winning four majors, although none since 2014. And now he has opened up as why the two have parted company.

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Aug 1st, 2017

Braving the elements is part and parcel of links golf and one thing is for certain, the elements can be pretty wild in and around St Andrews. Here's GP's preview of the Ricoh British Women's Open. 

Kuchar looks to Bettinardi putter

Kuchar looks to Bettinardi putter

Jul 31st, 2017

Matt Kuchar is looking to put himself in contention for another Major following his outstanding finish at The Open Championship with his customised Bettinardi putter.

Jhonattan Vegas retains Canadian Open title

Jhonattan Vegas retains Canadian Open title

Jul 31st, 2017

Golf is brilliant isn't it. Prior to coming to defend his Canadian Open title, Jhonattan Vegas had missed his last five cuts in a row. So obviously he wins here...

GMac gets US PGA invite

GMac gets US PGA invite

Jul 30th, 2017

Graeme McDowell has received an invitation to play in the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, despite being ranked 101st in the world, and therefore outside of automatic qualifying. 

Stunning hole-in-one for Marcel Siem

Stunning hole-in-one for Marcel Siem

Jul 30th, 2017

German Marcel Siem had a day to remember at the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle GC, when he absolutely nailed a seven iron on the Par 3 seventeenth for a stunning hole–in–one.

Brunch with Bubba and G/Fore

Brunch with Bubba and G/Fore

Jul 30th, 2017

Just before The Open we had an invite that we just had to accept. A brunch, hosted by G/Fore, with Bubba Watson. Here's what we found out about the man.

The mystery of Rory McIlroy's lost ball

The mystery of Rory McIlroy's lost ball

Jul 29th, 2017

It is believed that a golf 'fan' pocketed Rory McIlroy’s lost ball at the Open, which could have cost Rory up to $203,000 in prize money, not that he is short of a bob or two.

Bizarre incident at US Girls Junior

Bizarre incident at US Girls Junior

Jul 29th, 2017

Elizabeth Moon had a short, very makeable, birdie putt to get into the final of the U.S. Girls' Junior, but the golfing gods were not smiling on her in this bizarre incident.

Par 3 golf – the “future of the game”

Par 3 golf – the “future of the game”

Jul 28th, 2017

Legend of the game and two–time Major winner, Tony Jacklin firmly backs Par 3 golf as the future of the game, saying the exciting format will “give new life to the game.”

Sergio Garcia plays newlywed Game

Sergio Garcia plays newlywed Game

Jul 28th, 2017

Sergio Garcia is marrying the former Texas Longhorns golfer Angela Akin this weekend, and their relationship is put to the test with some very personal questions, as they play the newlywed game. 

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.

Cristie Kerr shoots 66

Cristie Kerr shoots 66

Jul 27th, 2017

Cristie Kerr shot a bogey–free six–under–par 66 in brutal conditions to take a three–stroke lead after the opening morning at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open.

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.

 The Porsche European Open

The Porsche European Open

Jul 26th, 2017

The dust has settled on The Open Championship and now it’s back to basics, with the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle Golf Course in Hamburg. The Golf Spiv searches for the value. 

The Battle of Birkdale

The Battle of Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The final day of the Open Championship is upon us and it looks like a tussle between two men as they aim to lift the Claret Jug.

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Jul 23rd, 2017

A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.

GolfPunk's Guide To Southport!

GolfPunk's Guide To Southport!

Jul 21st, 2017

The Open at Royal Birkdale is up and running and we are loving it! But for all of you GolfPunk's who have made the trip to the unfamiliar seaside town of Southport, we have devised a list of the best places to visit whilst you stay.

Happy birthday to Paul Casey

Happy birthday to Paul Casey

Jul 21st, 2017

Paul Casey celebrates his 40th birthday today on the links of Royal Birkdale. Armed with his new funky new shoes from Nike we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the big day than playing at the Open. 

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Jul 21st, 2017

The Open is accepting mobile payments for the first time this summer. Mastercard is enabling spectators to order and pay for their food and drinks through the Qkr! with Masterpassapp whilst on the course, and they've enlisted Ian Poulter to lead the charge.

Last chance for your free £10 bet

Last chance for your free £10 bet

Jul 21st, 2017

Let’s say that you had £10 to put on the winner of the Open Championship? Well, GolfPunk has teamed up with GentingBet and they are giving you the chance to do just that. And the Golf Spiv is here to help.

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Jul 21st, 2017

We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Jul 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson’s rented home for the Open Championship was ransacked by burglars as he took to the course to complete his first round at Royal Birkdale.

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Jul 20th, 2017

A record crowd for Royal Birkdale of more than 225,000 spectators are expected to attend The 146th Open this week, making it one of the best ever attended in the history of the Championship.

Why The Open is closed for business

Why The Open is closed for business

Jul 20th, 2017

The R&A are not allowing ticket holders who leave the venue to be readmitted at this year’s tournament at Royal Birkdale, and it’s causing quite a stir not only in Southport, but in next year’s Open venue Carnoustie.

adidas Golf Prepares DJ and Sergio

adidas Golf Prepares DJ and Sergio

Jul 19th, 2017

Two of adidas’ major champions – who have each finished runner–up at The Open Championship – will be ‘Geared For More’ as they seek the second major of their careers.

Bubba adds colour to The Open

Bubba adds colour to The Open

Jul 19th, 2017

Two–time Major Champion Bubba Watson is set to add some colour to The 146th Open Championship this week, as he will be the first ever player to use a coloured ball at a Major.

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Jul 19th, 2017

Henrik Stenson has returned the Claret Jug, but at least he managed to do so in some style in a Mercedes–Benz F015. And appropriately enough, the car was driveless.   

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Jul 19th, 2017

Open sponsor HSBC has enlisted the support of the current Open Champion Henrik Stenson to help drive participation in golf around the world. And he had a little surprise for a young golf fan. 

adidas reveals Justin Rose adiPure apparel

adidas reveals Justin Rose adiPure apparel

Jul 18th, 2017

Justin Rose has returned to Royal Birkdale this week for The Open Championship, the site where he brought home low amateur honours in 1998. adidas is making sure he’s ready.

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.

Rafa Cabrera Bello wins Scottish Open

Rafa Cabrera Bello wins Scottish Open

Jul 16th, 2017

Spain/s Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied the first hole in a playoff with Englishman Callum Shinkwin to win the Scottish Open, and with it his first European Tour victory in over five and a half years. 

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Jul 15th, 2017

President Trump's New Jersey based golf course was selected to host this years U.S. Women's Open back in 2012. At the time, this didn't seem to cause much contention. But it now emerges that threats of legal from the Trump stopped any later thoughts of changing the venue in their tracks.

The left hand challenge

The left hand challenge

Jul 15th, 2017

Golf is hard enough without trying to make it harder. Well, clearly the European Tour didn't think that, as they gave some of the best players in the world left–handed clubs and challenged them to a nearest the pin competition on the 11th hole. Here's the ensuing chaos.  

 What’s up with Rory McIlroy?

What’s up with Rory McIlroy?

Jul 15th, 2017

Rory McIlroy, the world’s No 4, has only gone and missed another cut – his third in four outings. So what’s going wrong?

All change at Chambers Bay

All change at Chambers Bay

Jul 15th, 2017

After Jordan Spieth was crowned champion at the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay, one think was abundantly clear. There would need to be changes to the course if it were ever to stage another major. And now those changes are in hand.

Poults takes share of the lead

Poults takes share of the lead

Jul 15th, 2017

It has been four and a half years since Ian Poulter last won a tournament outright. But, after battling the elements, he has a three–way share of the lead at the Scottish Open.

The 146th Open quiz

The 146th Open quiz

Jul 13th, 2017

Here's a fiendish quiz bought to you by our friends at Glencor Golf to get you in the mood for next week's The Open at Birkdale. See how you get on.....

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Jul 13th, 2017

A refreshing blast of change is occurring within the DDF Irish Open, as 2018 will mark the first time Ballyliffin Golf Club will play host to this increasingly high–profile event.

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Jul 13th, 2017

Carly Booth has been talking to The Telegraph’s James Corrigan, and there’s plenty of positive news as she prepares for the US Women’s Open.

Golf Spiv calls the Scottish Open

Golf Spiv calls the Scottish Open

Jul 12th, 2017

The Scottish Open is really the last chance for players to get their game ready ahead of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The Golf Spiv looks under the bonnet to see where the value lies.

Lexi Thompson’s scripting

Lexi Thompson’s scripting

Jul 12th, 2017

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.

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Jul 12th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, and the supergroups to watch out for.

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

Jul 12th, 2017

Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Jul 11th, 2017

Last year saw The R&A introduce The Open Camping Village providing up to 500 under 25–year old’s and their families with free accommodation. This year The R&A is taking the service they provide for under–25’s to the next level with a bigger and better accommodation offering.

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....

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.

Player dogged by bad luck

Player dogged by bad luck

Jul 11th, 2017

Broke Hill Golf Club has changed the fortunes of an amateur golfer literally dogged by bad luck.

Final day of The Open threatened

Final day of The Open threatened

Jul 11th, 2017

A rail strike is planned for the final day of The Open, so if you are going to be traveling to Royal Birkdale by train, you’d better have a Plan B.

Bernhard Langer releases statement

Bernhard Langer releases statement

Jul 8th, 2017

Bernhard Langer has issued a statement with the USGA , following accusations that he is using a banned anchored putting stroke.

For a big man he hits it very short

For a big man he hits it very short

Jul 8th, 2017

Ernie Els was in the Sky Cricket commentary box on day two on the first Test between England and South Africa at Lord's, and this was his frank assessment of his good friend and ex–England cricketer Kevin Pieterson's golf.

Rahm and Im lead

Rahm and Im lead

Jul 8th, 2017

Jon Rahm and Daniel Im are tied on -17 under after moving day at the DD Irish Open.

McIlroy struggles as Im & Herbert soar

McIlroy struggles as Im & Herbert soar

Jul 7th, 2017

Just as we were bemoaning the fact that there were so few Americans at the DD Irish, one of them pops up and shoots a 64 to take a share of the lead! 

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Jul 7th, 2017

Sir Nick Faldo has confirmed he will tee it up at Royal Porthcawl as the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to south Wales from July 27–30.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

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.

Mike Tindall to tee it up

Mike Tindall to tee it up

Jul 6th, 2017

Rugby World Cup winner and England legend Mike Tindall MBE is the latest sporting star to be added to a line-up of professional golfers and celebrities taking part in this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.

How Rory met Pep

How Rory met Pep

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has revealed how his Manchester City supporting father might just have helped bring Pep Guardiola to the club.

Jim Bones Mackay to join NBC

Jim Bones Mackay to join NBC

Jul 6th, 2017

NBC Sports Group has today announced that Jim “Bones” Mackay officially will join the network’s live tournament coverage as an on–course reporter, adding his unique perspective to Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of The Open, FedExCup Playoffs and Presidents Cup in 2017.

Fancy a flutter on the Irish Open?

Fancy a flutter on the Irish Open?

Jul 4th, 2017

A star-studded field, top quality course and a prize fund of $7 Million makes the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open the one to watch this week. Especially when the Golf Spiv has flushed out the value...

Pretty in pink

Pretty in pink

Jul 4th, 2017

Volvik, the leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, has signed women’s golf star Carly Booth on a multi–year deal after she used the Volvik S4 ball to qualify for this month’s US Open.

Irish Open tee times and pairings

Irish Open tee times and pairings

Jul 4th, 2017

Irish Open host and defending champion Rory McIlroy has been paired up with world number two Hideki Matsuyama and world number 11 Jon Rahm for the opening round of this week's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart Golf Club.

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.

Alan Shearer to tee it up

Alan Shearer to tee it up

Jul 3rd, 2017

Footballing legend Alan Shearer is set to join some of the biggest names in golf when he tees it up at the British Masters Pro–Am.

Good news for Golf fans

Good news for Golf fans

Jul 2nd, 2017

There’s good news for golf fans, as reports suggest that Sky Sports will be making changes to its subscription offers.

David Lingmerth holds onto lead

David Lingmerth holds onto lead

Jul 2nd, 2017

 29–year–old Swede David Lingmerth shot a disappointing three–over par round of 73 after shooting two 65s in the opening two rounds.

Choi and Chang lead

Choi and Chang lead

Jul 2nd, 2017

After moving day at the KPMG PGA Championship, sitting on top at 10 under par are Chella Choi and Danielle Kang, who have one LPGA victory and no majors between them. But who else is lurking?

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Jul 2nd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has claimed his second victory of the season in the HNA Open de France. And he's going to be No 15 in the world when the new rankings are released tomorrow.

Win Titleist's trip of a lifetime

Win Titleist's trip of a lifetime

Jul 1st, 2017

Titleist, the #1 ball in golf, has launched a unique prize draw rewarding loyal brand fans with a money–can’t–buy prize.

Highland golf is booming

Highland golf is booming

Jul 1st, 2017

Golf tourism in the Highlands is set for another boost with the staging of the Scottish Hydro Challenge at Spey Valley Golf Club in Aviemore this weekend.

Mobile phones to be allowed at Irish Open

Mobile phones to be allowed at Irish Open

Jul 1st, 2017

For the first time ever at a European Tour event, spectators will be allowed to take photos on their mobile phones as part of a pilot scheme being trialled by the European Tour at Portstewart next week.

Top 10 Forgotten Heroes

Top 10 Forgotten Heroes

Jun 30th, 2017

As Adele so poignantly put it... 'Don't forget me, I beg, I'll remember you said, "Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead'.... You may not have heard of them before. You may not remember their names in the future. You might... oh, just read it will you.

Lexi Thompson opens up

Lexi Thompson opens up

Jun 30th, 2017

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.

Basketball star Steph Curry

Basketball star Steph Curry

Jun 30th, 2017

Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry will be teeing it up at the Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward, California, on a sponsor’s exemption. But not everyone's happy about it. 

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.

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Jun 29th, 2017

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has further strengthened its support of junior golf participation, with the introduction of its latest charitable initiative that aims to raise more than £50,000 for the Stephen Gallacher Foundation.

Nike Golf hemorrhaged money for two decades

Nike Golf hemorrhaged money for two decades

Jun 29th, 2017

After all that money and extraordinary success of the undisputed World Number 1, Nike still managed to lose money hand over golf club for two decades. Founder Phil Knight explains how...

Mum gets wet to save son's putter

Mum gets wet to save son's putter

Jun 29th, 2017

When two–time European Tour winner Haotong Li had a paddy and threw his putter into a pond during the first round of the French Open, his mother did the decent thing and went in after it!

Golf Spiv calls the KPMG PGA Championship

Golf Spiv calls the KPMG PGA Championship

Jun 28th, 2017

It’s major week for the Women’s game as the KPMG PGA Championship hits Olympia Fields. The bookmakers have Lexi Thompson as the favourite for this one but there is plenty of excellent value for outright winners and Each Way bets. Here is who the Spiv has his money on this week. 

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Jun 27th, 2017

At GolfPunk we are proud of our Sussex roots, so when we heard that Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine estate will be hosting a PGA EuroPro tournament, sponsored by Nokia, we thought we would share this with you.

Hugo Boss sign 5 year deal

Hugo Boss sign 5 year deal

Jun 26th, 2017

HUGO BOSS will become the Official Outfitter of The Open through a new partnership with the R&A.

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.

Dramatic fight back

Dramatic fight back

Jun 25th, 2017

Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36–hole final of The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s yesterday.

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Jun 25th, 2017

England’s Richard Bland turned in the performance of a lifetime to move into a share of the lead after three rounds of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried yesterday and will play the final round in the company of Sergio Garcia, the Masters champion.

£2.25m mansion with own golf course up for sale

£2.25m mansion with own golf course up for sale

Jun 24th, 2017

Fancy setting up up your own personal golf club? No 'You can't do this' and 'You can't do that' signs to irritate you? Check out Bradshaw Hill Farm, set within 20 acres of rolling open fields on the outskirts of Bury and Rochdale.

Rory survives cut but Jason out

Rory survives cut but Jason out

Jun 24th, 2017

Rory McIlroy just made the cut, but Jason Day is heading home after signing for the wrong score at an eventful day at the Travelers.

Pep Guardiola chips in

Pep Guardiola chips in

Jun 24th, 2017

We all know that Pep Guardiola loves his golf. But here’s the evidence that he’s actually quite good at it, as he chips in from the rough at a Charity golf day.

Nice work from Rory McIlroy

Nice work from Rory McIlroy

Jun 23rd, 2017

Nice work from Rory McIlroy as he makes a fan's dream come true. Noreen Murnane suffered a stroke six years ago, and wanted to meet the man himself. And Rory duly obliged.

Jordan Spieth off to a flyer at the Travelers

Jordan Spieth off to a flyer at the Travelers

Jun 23rd, 2017

Jordan Spieth was making his debut at the TPC River Highlands Course in Connecticut, and he made light work on day one, with eight birdies and a solitary bogey to take a one–shot lead at the Travelers Championship with a 7 under 63.

Tiger Woods - The Mural

Tiger Woods - The Mural

Jun 23rd, 2017

Poor old Tiger! Melbourne–based artist Lush has created a giant mural of Tiger, which takes its inspiration from Tiger's DUI mugshot. 

Two way lead at the BMW International

Two way lead at the BMW International

Jun 23rd, 2017

It's day two at the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, and there is now a two–way tie at the top of the leaderboard, whilst Sergio and Henrik are knocking on the door.

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Jun 23rd, 2017

Ryder Cup stars Thomas Pieters and Ian Poulter are among the latest luminaries confirmed in the star–studded field for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, along with fan favourite Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Phil & Bones career in numbers

Phil & Bones career in numbers

Jun 22nd, 2017

They've been together nearly 25 years. And to commemorate their split and celebrate the good times, KPMG have come up with this neat round up of events...

Carly Booth comp winner spectacular!

Carly Booth comp winner spectacular!

Jun 22nd, 2017

'Win a round of golf with Carly Booth at The Grove' we said. So Pete Corley did just that. And here's the evidence of a sensational day at The Grove, featuring Driver Off The Deck Challenge and plenty more surprises...

Phil Mickelson and Bones split

Phil Mickelson and Bones split

Jun 21st, 2017

Torvill & Dean; Puskas & di Stefano; Bonnie & Clyde; Morecombe & Wise; Batman & Robin; Laurel & Hardy. Add to the pantheon of truly great partnerships the names of Bones & Mickelson. But like all partnerships, they have to end...

Tiger Woods makes frank announcement

Tiger Woods makes frank announcement

Jun 20th, 2017

Tiger Woods says he is getting "professional help" to manage medication for pain and sleep loss as he tries to return to fitness. Tiger, 41, is recovering from a fourth back operation since April 2014.

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Jun 20th, 2017

Icelander Gisli Sveinbergsson set a new course record during yesterday’s first qualifying round at The 122nd Amateur Championship, which is being played at Princes and Royal St George’s.

TV audiences abandon US Open

TV audiences abandon US Open

Jun 20th, 2017

With the big three of McIlroy, Johnson and Day all failing to make the cut at the US Open, there has been a clear impact on the TV viewing figures – and it’s not positive.

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Jun 20th, 2017

It was clearly a great weekend for anyone called Brooke or Brooks. First Koepka bags his 1st major then Brooke Henderson claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, and is "Super happy."

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Jun 19th, 2017

Ryder Cup star and all-American duderino Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.

Local boy Paul Waring

Local boy Paul Waring

Jun 19th, 2017

Local boy Paul Waring returned to Royal Birkdale today with happy memories of a spectacular week in front of his home supporters when the Southport Links last hosted The Open Championship nine years ago.  

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Jun 19th, 2017

Jena Sims is Brooks Koepka’s new squeeze, but Fox Sport’s Joe Buck is not yet up with the programme.

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jun 17th, 2017

The heavily fancied Jon Rahm knew he had a lot of work to do after a day one four–over–par 76. But it was just not to be! 

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Jun 17th, 2017

Rory did not make it to the weekend of the 117th US Open, and his demeanour did not go unnoticed by the 1995 PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington. It was time for a Twitter handbagging.

Dustin kicks Jordan's ball

Dustin kicks Jordan's ball

Jun 17th, 2017

Dustin Johnson accidentally kicked the ball of his player partner Jordan Spieth, whose drive had come to rest in the rough on the 7th hole. But there was not to be a repeat of last year's dramas.

Rickie Fowler equals US Open record

Rickie Fowler equals US Open record

Jun 16th, 2017

Wow. There we were thinking +1 or maybe -1 would be leading after day one and then Rickie Fowler rips up the script and blows Erin Hills away.

Roll Up! US Open Round Two Tee Times

Roll Up! US Open Round Two Tee Times

Jun 16th, 2017

Round 1 was crazy in the best possible way. Erin Hills showed us all a bit too much leg and Rickie and the boys took full advantage. Today may be very different. For Rory, DJ and Jason Day – amongst many others – it needs to be....

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Jun 15th, 2017

Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver. 

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Jun 15th, 2017

As Justin Rose gets ready for an attempt at his second US Open title, he has been talking about the similarities between Erin Hills and Merion.

Take the GolfPunk US Open 2017 Quiz

Take the GolfPunk US Open 2017 Quiz

Jun 15th, 2017

Whoop whoop whoop! It's US Open time. Erin Hills looks like a monster. A tame-able monster? Who knows. Certainly not me. What I do know is I just got 15/18 in the GP US Open quiz. Which is not great considering I set the questions... Let's see how you can do!

Paul Casey's phone cover

Paul Casey's phone cover

Jun 15th, 2017

Paul Casey's phone cover has been creating a bit of a stir at the US Open. And with good reason! 

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Jun 14th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Jun 14th, 2017

Beef Johnston and Tyrrell Hatton were out practising at Erin Hills ahead of the 117th US Open. Here's Beef's alternative bunker technique. 

Erin Hills course guide back 9

Erin Hills course guide back 9

Jun 13th, 2017

If you're still beathing after that front nine, you'll be pleased to know that the back nine is even tougher...

Lexi falters to play off defeat

Lexi falters to play off defeat

Jun 12th, 2017

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

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Jun 12th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has delayed his journey to Erin Hills for one very good reason. Paulina Gretzky, Dustin's fiancee, will be giving birth to the couple's second child today by Caesarean section.

Beef talks Arsenal, Ian Wright and Tiger

Beef talks Arsenal, Ian Wright and Tiger

Jun 12th, 2017

GolfPunk sit down with golf's coolest character Andrew Beef Johnston to discuss everything from super imposing daft pictures on jockeys to his humble pitch and putt beginnings...

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Jun 12th, 2017

The U.S Open is finally here and we are in for a treat. Erin Hills looks tough on paper and follows in the USGA’s desire to use the hardest courses in the United States. Here are the Golf Spiv's top value picks. 

The Golf Trust

The Golf Trust

Jun 12th, 2017

The rise and rise of The Golf Trust continues, with the news that the charity has achieved official registration with the Charity Commission.

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Jun 11th, 2017

Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello posted a 5under 65 to be in a three–way tie for the lead at the St. Jude Classic, with Stewart Cink and Ben Crane after Saturday’s moving day.

16 year old shoots 59

16 year old shoots 59

Jun 11th, 2017

16–year–old Noah Goodwin from Corinth Texas has shot a 59, breaking the course record from the tips at Oakmont Country Club.

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Jun 11th, 2017

Paul McGinley believes that Rory McIlroy cannot be considered a US Open contender this week because injury woes have wrecked his preparations. 

Lexi Thompson leads

Lexi Thompson leads

Jun 11th, 2017

Lexi Thompson has shot a third–round 67 to take the lead at the Manulife Classic in Canada.    

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Jun 10th, 2017

There’s a three–way tie at the top after day two at the FedEx St Jude Classic, with Charl Schwartzel, Chez Reavie and Sebastian Munoz all on nine-under par.

Tiger told police he was taking Xanax

Tiger told police he was taking Xanax

Jun 10th, 2017

Tiger Woods told police that he was taking Xanax the night he was arrested on suspicion of DUI,  an unredacted version of the police report obtained by the Golf Channel has shown.

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Jun 10th, 2017

It is the first time that the US Open will be played in Wisconsin, and Rickie Fowler will be walking out with a green and yellow golf bag as tribute to the state's Green Bay Packers.

117th US Open tee times and pairing

117th US Open tee times and pairing

Jun 9th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, and there are some great supergroups going out there. 

Billy Horschel breaks putter

Billy Horschel breaks putter

Jun 9th, 2017

Billy Horschel’s putter head fell off during his first round at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, and he had to complete his round with a fairway wood! 

How to win a spot in the Irish Open Pro Am

How to win a spot in the Irish Open Pro Am

Jun 8th, 2017

Rory McIlroy’s charity, The Rory Foundation, is launching a trick shot contest, and the winner will get to play in the Pro Am at the Irish Open on July 5th at Portstewart Golf Club in Northern Ireland.

adidas reveal US Open Scripting

adidas reveal US Open Scripting

Jun 8th, 2017

adidas Golf athletes will be 'Geared for More' for this year's US Open at Erin Hills, as adidas Golf today announces the athlete scripting to be worn by Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia.

R&A bring forward introduction of

R&A bring forward introduction of

Jun 8th, 2017

The R&A is introducing “ready golf” to its amateur championships this year, rather than waiting until 2019 as was proposed earlier in 2017.

Rickie Fowler's US Open

Rickie Fowler's US Open

Jun 8th, 2017

Rickie Fowler will be styling each day at the 2017 US Open Championship, dressed head–to–toe in apparel, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection. 

Should US Open dates be changed?

Should US Open dates be changed?

Jun 7th, 2017

The idea of Phil Mickelson not turning up to the US Open doesn't bare thinking about. It's the only major he hasn't won and he's been so close so many times. And there's actually an online petition asking for his daughter's college to change the graduation date. Seriously.

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Jun 7th, 2017

Padraig Harrington has withdrawn from the FedEx St Jude classic after being hit on the elbow by an amateur he was coaching, which resulted in him needing six stitches. 

Jordan Spieth's scripting

Jordan Spieth's scripting

Jun 7th, 2017

Here's how Jordan Spieth will be dressed for next week's US Open, and of course he's head to foot in Under Armour.

Titleist celebrates US Open

Titleist celebrates US Open

Jun 7th, 2017

The longest winning streak in golf will be extended when the first golfers tee it up for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 15, as Titleist celebrates 69 years as the #1 ball at the prestigious Major Championship.

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.

One armed golfer qualifies for

One armed golfer qualifies for

Jun 6th, 2017

Young Tommy Morrissey has advanced in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition for boys ages 7 to 9 this week. Morrissey was born without a right arm–but that’s not stopped him from getting notices by golf fans and Tour players alike for his golfing ability.

Jason Dufner fights back

Jason Dufner fights back

Jun 5th, 2017

Jason Dufner, helped by a poor final round from Daniel Summerhays, fought back to win the Memorial Tournament by three shots, and secure his fifth PGA Tour title.

Rory McIlroy confirmed for US Open

Rory McIlroy confirmed for US Open

Jun 5th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, despite concerns about a persistent rib injury.

Bubba Watson takes a bow

Bubba Watson takes a bow

Jun 5th, 2017

Bubba Watson had to contend with a heckler in the gallery at the Memorial Tournament. On the 18th, Watson made a 19–foot birdie putt and then took a bow aimed at the heckler. This is what Bubba had to say about the incident. 

Moving day at Memorial wrap

Moving day at Memorial wrap

Jun 4th, 2017

The golfing gods have been having a laugh, as the wheels came off for Jason Dufner on moving day at Memorial.

More Tiger Woods footage emerges

More Tiger Woods footage emerges

Jun 3rd, 2017

Police in Florida have released a new video of golfer Tiger Woods taking a breathalyser test following his arrest on suspicion of DUI, and it makes for very uncomfortable viewing. 

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Jun 2nd, 2017

Phil Mickelson has been ranked number 5 on ESPN's list of the top 100 most popular athletes, with golfers accounting for 11 of the athletes on the list.      

Donald and Wood wow

Donald and Wood wow

May 31st, 2017

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club members were treated to an exhibition of world–class golf as two of England’s top Tour players took on the JH Taylor course in front of a packed crowd during the week of the BMW PGA Championship.

Jamie Donaldson signs with PUMA Golf

Jamie Donaldson signs with PUMA Golf

May 31st, 2017

PUMA Golf has today announced the signing of European Tour Player Jamie Donaldson on an apparel, belt and trouser deal with immediate effect. 

Top 5 Shots Of The Week

Top 5 Shots Of The Week

May 31st, 2017

There were some magnificent shots from the BMW at Wentworth last week. It was a truly splendid tournament with an incredible last round finale. Here are the 5 Best...

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

May 31st, 2017

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Memorial Tournament that he founded 41 years ago in 1976, Jack Nicklaus had this to say about Tiger Woods.

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.

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

May 30th, 2017

Englishman Aaron Rai carried his European Challenge Tour form to Walton Heath to win the US Open Championship International Sectional Qualifier and secure a Major Championship debut at Erin Hills next month.

Beef qualifies for US Open

Beef qualifies for US Open

May 29th, 2017

Beef has qualified for the US Open at Walton Heath, and aced out on the second! Here are all the qualifiers. 

Sam Torrance honoured

Sam Torrance honoured

May 28th, 2017

Former Ryder Cup Captain, Sam Torrance, has been recognised for his record–breaking European Tour career, as he becomes the latest addition to the exclusive group of Honorary Life Members of the European Tour. 

The strange side bet at Wentworth

The strange side bet at Wentworth

May 28th, 2017

In the final round at the BMW PGA Championship, playing partners Pablo Larrazabal and Haotong Li had a curious little side bet.

Spanish ace Jimenez to star

Spanish ace Jimenez to star

May 28th, 2017

Ladies European Tour star Noemi Jimenez will take time out from her busy tournament schedule to help Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa celebrate Women’s Golf Day alongside hundreds of golf venues around the world next month.

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

May 28th, 2017

Alex Noren pulled out all the stops at the BMW PGA Championship today to win by two shots with a superb course record equalling 62.

Paige Spiranac a go-go

Paige Spiranac a go-go

May 27th, 2017

We haven't caught up with young Paige Spiranac for a while. So now we have. This is what she's been up to...

Rory withdraws from Memorial

Rory withdraws from Memorial

May 27th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio, leading to fears that he might miss next month's US Open.

The Grove announces David Howell

The Grove announces David Howell

May 27th, 2017

The Grove has announced that multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell will be its first golf ambassador.

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

May 27th, 2017

On moving day at the BMW Championship the leader board has tightened up, and with the wind getting up, it was an altogether tougher day out there on the newly renovated West course. And it is still anyone's title. 

Thomas Pieters takes charge at BMW

Thomas Pieters takes charge at BMW

May 26th, 2017

Thomas Pieters set the clubhouse target in round two of the BMW PGA Championship on another glorious day at Wentworth Club.

Fancy buying Rory's old motor?

Fancy buying Rory's old motor?

May 24th, 2017

There’s a top–of–the–range Audi Q7 on sale, with 80,000 miles on the clock, and if you check the log–book you’ll find that one Rory McIlroy was a previous owner.

Greg Norman's new exercise regime

Greg Norman's new exercise regime

May 24th, 2017

Greg Norman may be on crutches following an ankle injury from tennis. But this is not getting in the way of the Shark's daily excercise regime. He's just having to adapt. Gary Player would be proud of him! 

Harrington re–enacts his famous shot

Harrington re–enacts his famous shot

May 23rd, 2017

Former Major champion Padraig Harrington returned to Royal Birkdale on Monday to the scene of one of the most famous shots in modern Open Championship history.

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

May 23rd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has already blazed a trail on the European Tour this season and TRENDYGOLF has selected Nike's joggers for him to stay ahead of his fashion rivals at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship.

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

May 22nd, 2017

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.

Grayson Murray makes the news

Grayson Murray makes the news

May 21st, 2017

It has been an eventful debut season for Gray Murray, but now he has been making the news for the right reasons as he shot a 63 on Friday, and is still in contention at the Bryon Nelson.

Alvaro Quiros wins Rocco Forte Open

Alvaro Quiros wins Rocco Forte Open

May 21st, 2017

Alvaro Quiros has beaten Zander Lombard in a play–off to mark a stunning return to form and win his seventh European Tour title at The Rocco Forte Open –Verdura, Sicily.

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

May 21st, 2017

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.

Another daft golf rule

Another daft golf rule

May 19th, 2017

Sometimes there are hard choices to make in golf, and Jacksonville University golfer David was faced with one of them. He could either take a two shot penalty or go for a swim.      

 Introducing ‘The Rookie’

Introducing ‘The Rookie’

May 19th, 2017

ECCO shoes have set a challenge to a complete beginner. ‘The Rookie’ has got just six months to take on and beat Thomas Bjorn on the 16th hole of this year’s Made in Denmark.

Golf ball stamps

Golf ball stamps

May 18th, 2017

The United States Postal Service, under the “Have a ball” moniker, is launching a unique series of stamps and golf is in the line up.

Vijah Singh’s battle with PGA

Vijah Singh’s battle with PGA

May 18th, 2017

Vijah Singh’s lawsuit against the PGA Tour is finally heading to trial after four long years, and he wants his pound of flesh - or should that be venison? 

Discord at Watford FC

Discord at Watford FC

May 18th, 2017

One of Watford's senior players missed training before the recent game against Liverpool to play a game of golf, such was the breakdown in his relationship with Walter Mazzarri.

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

May 18th, 2017

Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.

Poulter in Twitter spat

Poulter in Twitter spat

May 17th, 2017

Off the back of his T2 at The Players Championship, Poults has got involved in a Twitter row with Golf Channel's outspoken Brandel Chamblee.

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

May 17th, 2017

The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.

 Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

May 17th, 2017

Si–Woo Kim was a surprise victor at the Players Championship last weekend when he became the tournament’s youngest ever winner, but the 21–year-old now has another challenge to face.

PXG sign Austin Ernst

PXG sign Austin Ernst

May 16th, 2017

PXG is adding LPGA Tour professional Austin Ernst to its roster of champions.

Is the PGA parking its tanks

Is the PGA parking its tanks

May 16th, 2017

According to a report in The Guardian, The PGA Tour is parking its tanks on the European Tour’s greens by opening a base in London.

Tyrrell Hatton joins Stoke Park

Tyrrell Hatton joins Stoke Park

May 16th, 2017

Golf’s world number 16, Tyrrell Hatton, has joined the historic Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, as a member.

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.

How to make a ten

How to make a ten

May 13th, 2017

Sawgrass may be famed for its 17th, but the 18th has teeth as well, as India’s Anirban Lahiri found out on Friday to his cost.

Golf pro shoots 127

Golf pro shoots 127

May 12th, 2017

American Golf Pro Clifton McDonald shot a 55–over–par round of 127 in local qualifying for the US Open in Alabama.

Sergio aces the 17th

Sergio aces the 17th

May 12th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has aced the 17th at Sawgrass, and become only the 8th player to do so in the Players Championship. 

Grayson Murray quits twitter after more controversy

Grayson Murray quits twitter after more controversy

May 11th, 2017

Sacked caddies, offended tour pros & Playboy models... Grayson Murray has made quite a name for himself on his first year on the PGA Tour in 2017. He's even been known to play some golf... Now he has quit Twitter. But why?

The story of Pete Dye's Sawgrass

The story of Pete Dye's Sawgrass

May 11th, 2017

A truly fascinating short film about how the Players Championship came about: Dean Beamon & Pete Dye's incredible vision to turn a crocodile and snake infested swamp into golf's first stadium golf course designed specifically for the players themselves...

GolfPunk goes to Sawgrass

GolfPunk goes to Sawgrass

May 11th, 2017

GolfPunk goes on a pilgrimage to Sawgrass and encounters marines, Hooters, Vanilla Ice and the 17th....

PUMA unveil Rickie Fowler's scripting

PUMA unveil Rickie Fowler's scripting

May 10th, 2017

The 2017 PLAYERS Championship kicks off this week and Rickie Fowler will be dressed head–to–toe in apparel, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection. Here's what Rickie will be wearing. 

Rory McIlroy the $310million Man

Rory McIlroy the $310million Man

May 10th, 2017

After bagging a £140,000,000.00 apparel deal with Nike, Rory has signed another 10 year deal, this time with TaylorMade for equipment. And another cool £80,000,000.00.... That's $310,000,000.00...

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.     

John Daly wins the Insperity Invitational

John Daly wins the Insperity Invitational

May 8th, 2017

John Daly has won the Insperity Invitational to claim his first win in 13 long years, and exactly one year on from making his Champions Tour debut at the same tournament.

The Will Wilcox Story

The Will Wilcox Story

May 7th, 2017

The Will Wilcox Story. From boulder-jumping wash-out to jail bird to homeless, to PGA Tour Pro. It's been a hell of a ride for Will Wilcox...

Rory makes Top 5

Rory makes Top 5

May 7th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has made the top five of the Sunday Times sporting rich list off the back of his FedEx victory.

Golf Has Been Asleep At The Wheel

Golf Has Been Asleep At The Wheel

May 7th, 2017

While other sports (cricket, football) have turned themselves inside out in order to 'get contemporary' and relevant to millenials, golf has pretty much plodded along, drifting further away from the good old days when people knew their place and the sun never set without permission first. Anyway, this is what Richie Ramsay had to say...

Patrick Reed leads the Wells Fargo

Patrick Reed leads the Wells Fargo

May 7th, 2017

Patrick Reed had a birdie on the 17th, and then slotted in a two–putt birdie on the 18th for a 5–under 67 to match the low score of a windy third round, and take the lead on moving day in North Carolina.

Dame Laura Davis and Trish Johnson

Dame Laura Davis and Trish Johnson

May 7th, 2017

The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship has confirmed that Dame Laura Davies and Trish Johnson, will play at Nailcote Hall for the 84th edition of the event for the first time.

John Daly leads at Insperity Invitational

John Daly leads at Insperity Invitational

May 7th, 2017

John Daly holds a one–stroke lead over Kenny Perry after shooting a seven–under 65 at The Woodlands Country Club in Texas on Saturday, which matched his lowest ever PGA Tour Champions score.

England salvage draw in opening GolfSixes match

England salvage draw in opening GolfSixes match

May 6th, 2017

Andy Sullivan recognised that England had “dodged a bullet” after he and Chris Wood managed to salvaging a draw with India in their first group match at the inaugural GolfSixes.

Francesco Molinari leads

Francesco Molinari leads

May 6th, 2017

Francesco Molinari has taken the halfway lead at the rain-delayed Wells Fargo Championship.

Molinari takes lead at Wells Fargo

Molinari takes lead at Wells Fargo

May 5th, 2017

Francesco Molinari takes the lead at Wells Fargo as Dustin Johnson gets his preparation under way to defend in US Open title

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.

Lamkin brings Flat Cat putter grips

Lamkin brings Flat Cat putter grips

May 2nd, 2017

Lamkin Corporation has announced that it has partnered with Winston Products to market and distribute the FLAT CAT® product line. The partnership will bring the Putter Grip of choice of its brand ambassador Justin Rose to the European golf market this spring.  

Beef stitches up GP Editor!!

Beef stitches up GP Editor!!

May 1st, 2017

Beef is a lovely fella. Do anything for you. Including promising your son that you're going to buy him a Mercedes for his birthday!!!

Kevin Kisner chips in

Kevin Kisner chips in

May 1st, 2017

It was all over wasn't it? Kevin Kisner needed to hole his eagle shot to save the match....

Alexander Levy leads in China

Alexander Levy leads in China

Apr 30th, 2017

Alexander Levy underlined his ambition to be the first repeat winner of the Volvo China Open with a blistering opening nine–under–par 63 at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou, Beijing.

Alexander Levy wins Volvo China Open

Alexander Levy wins Volvo China Open

Apr 30th, 2017

Alexander Levy clinched the fourth European Tour title of his career by beating overnight leader Dylan Frittelli in a play-off at the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open in Haiurou, Beijing.

First slow play penalty awarded

First slow play penalty awarded

Apr 30th, 2017

The PGA Tour has handed out its first slow–play penalty for 22 years during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.

Rickie Fowler blows out Jason Day

Rickie Fowler blows out Jason Day

Apr 29th, 2017

Jason Day was due to have a team meeting with Rickie Fowler to discuss tactics going into their pairing at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, but it turns out that Rickie was otherwise engaged, so to speak.

Dylan Frittelli leads in China

Dylan Frittelli leads in China

Apr 29th, 2017

South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli will take a three–shot lead into the final day of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open after a flawless third round 64 took him to 19–under at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou, Beijing.

Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Apr 27th, 2017

After the news last week that Ian Poulter had lost his PGA Tour card, we look back on some of the magical moments that the Englishman has given us over the years. 

Beef gives putting lesson in bar

Beef gives putting lesson in bar

Apr 27th, 2017

Beef has been treating drinkers at a local New Orleans bar to free putting tips ahead of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. And Beef offered to buy all of The Bulldog Uptown's drinkers a round if anyone could make a putt along the bar floor and into a glass.

Glove Actually

Glove Actually

Apr 26th, 2017

Sergio & Padraig's 10 year feud has been settled. We are assured that no pandas were harmed during the peace process...

Houston we have a Beef

Houston we have a Beef

Apr 26th, 2017

We toddled off to Houston to do a rather fetching photoshoot and interview with Mr Beef. And it was bloody brilliant!!

Yesterday's Golf News Today #13

Yesterday's Golf News Today #13

Apr 24th, 2017

This content is not available on The Golf Channel. Or any other channel for that matter... When golf enters the Twilight Zone...

Ian Poulter on the brink

Ian Poulter on the brink

Apr 21st, 2017

Ian Poulter is on the brink. His PGA Tour card is slipping away after a first round 75 and only a stellar second round will save him...

Paige Spiranac Easter Bunny

Paige Spiranac Easter Bunny

Apr 14th, 2017

This has got nothing at all to do with Easter. Or bunnies. But there's always time to have a little wander in Paige Spiranac Land....

Top 5 Moments at RBC Heritage

Top 5 Moments at RBC Heritage

Apr 12th, 2017

Here comes the Hilton Head Massive as Boo Weekley, Davis Love and the guys blaze that s**! up all day long....

The Siren Behind The Sergio

The Siren Behind The Sergio

Apr 10th, 2017

So Sergio is getting hitched to the lovely Angela Akins. But who really is Angela Akins? Well, here is a rare insight into Angela's life. We give you: Angela Akins A Day In The Life ... of Angela Akins...

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. 

Saturday's Masters pairings and tee times

Saturday's Masters pairings and tee times

Apr 8th, 2017

It's moving day and it's, well, time for people to start moving about the leader board. Otherwise it'll just end up being called 'staying where you are day' and that would be rubbish...

The Masters Verdict Day 1

The Masters Verdict Day 1

Apr 7th, 2017

Wowzers what a day. DJ out and then Charley Hoffman shoots one of the greatest ever rounds at Augusta... welcome to the Masters 2017...

GolfPunk staff Masters picks

GolfPunk staff Masters picks

Apr 5th, 2017

We've been wrong before but this year one of us is definitely going to get it right. The GolfPunk staff, including roving reporters Denise Van Outen and Carly Booth, select their winners and dark horses...

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Mar 29th, 2017

Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC–Dell Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their unborn twins.

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Mar 28th, 2017

Bubba Watson will add even more colour to next week's Masters as he's set to play a Green Volvik S4 golf ball at a Major for the first time.

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

Mar 27th, 2017

D.A. Points shot a six–under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open, but he didn't make it easy for himself. And it was not to be for 'Beef' who was in contention, but finished T10.

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Mar 27th, 2017

Dustin Johnson beat Jon Rahm in the World Match Play final to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships.

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Mar 27th, 2017

Open Champion Henrik Stenson has confirmed that he will play this year's Scottish Open as a prelude to his Open title defence. 

WGC Match Play Day 4

WGC Match Play Day 4

Mar 26th, 2017

Here are the winners and losers of the quarter finals of the WGC–Dell Match Play Championships. It's all shaping up nicely for the semi–finals......

Here's the final 16

Here's the final 16

Mar 25th, 2017

it's a Saturday showdown for Phil MIckelson and Mark Leishman in the WGC–Dell Match Play Championship after winning their groups in the round robin stage.  

Sergio hits a stinker

Sergio hits a stinker

Mar 25th, 2017

Sergio hits an absolute stinker! You'll be hard pushed to see a worst shot on tour this year.

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Mar 24th, 2017

PGA Pro Grayson Murray has gone and got himself a new caddy with a difference. He has recruited none other than Playboy model Lindsey Pelas. But there is a catch....  

Help The Gravy #10

Help The Gravy #10

Mar 20th, 2017

Here it is. The GolfPunk verdict. Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse as seen in recent times...

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2017

Marc Leishman gets his long overdue second PGA Tour win as he bags Arnold Palmer Invitational after last round 69. 

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2017

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...

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

While the cats are away the mice will always be running round, up to something... Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott are all missing at Bay Hill. But who cares? Not Matt Fitzpatrick that's for sure.

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

Where has Charley Hoffman been all year? Up until today, he'd missed the cut in three of four starts and broken par just twice in those 10 rounds.

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.

It's D-Day for golf's rule book

It's D-Day for golf's rule book

Mar 1st, 2017

Golf is about to get less stuff and complicated. We think... Golf's Rule Book D-Day is here...here are the proposals

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse #9

Help The Gravy & Bunch Of Arse #9

Feb 27th, 2017

From The Oscars to Rickie Fowler, soggy driving ranges to Laurel & Hardy. The stuff that's made us smile... or otherwise this week...

Michele Wie Swingin Siren Capering

Michele Wie Swingin Siren Capering

Feb 21st, 2017

It's easy to take Michelle Wie for granted. She seems to have been around for ever, but let's remind ourselves shall wie? (Seriously, you didn't?! ... you did – Ed)....

Sunday Siren: Amy Boulden

Sunday Siren: Amy Boulden

Feb 19th, 2017

It's Sunday Siren time. Amy Boulden's challenge at the Australian Open may have faded as she finished T21, but she'll be right back. And in the meantime....

Storms cause havoc at Riviera

Storms cause havoc at Riviera

Feb 18th, 2017

Jhonattan Vegas (yes that is how you spell his first name...) joined Sam Sanders at the top of the leaderboard after getting to -7 after 14 holes. But that was as far as it went. For everyone.

Stadium golf next for European Tour

Stadium golf next for European Tour

Feb 17th, 2017

First he started the inaugural World Super 6 with its mix of stroke and match play climaxing with a series of six-hole, knockout duels. Now he's got his eye on 6-hole stadium golf!

Photographer taken out by 145mph golf shot

Photographer taken out by 145mph golf shot

Feb 17th, 2017

Ever wondered what would happen if a golfer snap-hooked his drive into an unsuspecting photographer? No, us neither. But that's what happened at Graeme McDowell's Fantasy Golf Camp...

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. 

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

Feb 8th, 2017

If you can overcome the slightly weird 'why would I want to buy someone else's shoes?' dilemma, and if you can afford it, you can buy the shoes that Arnie wore to win the 1958 Masters... Three careful owners...

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Feb 6th, 2017

Actor Luke Wilson has starred in such corkers as Anchorman, The Royal Tenenbaums, Entourage and Charlie's Angels opposite the likes of Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore. But the only birds he's interested in...

Top 20 Golf Bets Ever

Top 20 Golf Bets Ever

Feb 2nd, 2017

From Evil Knieval to Moe Norman, we continue our countdown of the Most Bonkers Golf Bets Of All Time...

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 1st, 2017

Here are the tee times (add 5 hours for UK time). GolfPunk notables in bold. NB: Tiger tees off at 4.15am UK GMT (11.15pm USA EST) – playing with defending champion Danny Willett & Matt Fitzpatrick

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Feb 1st, 2017

You've got to feel for Tiger Woods. Not only did he have to take his first commercial flight in 10 years, he also almost missed his plane due to anti-Trump protestors being in his way at Los Angeles LAX Airport. Blimey, he'll be getting the bloody bus home next...

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...

Greg Eason's decuple bogey is actually a Dodo

Greg Eason's decuple bogey is actually a Dodo

Jan 23rd, 2017

After Greg Eason’s ‘decuple bogey’ at the Web.com Great Abaco Classic in the Bahamas, we delve back in the GP archives to bring you the alternative way of labelling golf’s ‘less than heroic’ scores.

Top 20 Caddies Of All Time

Top 20 Caddies Of All Time

Jan 21st, 2017

10 caddies earned more than $700,000 on the PGA Tour last year. And whoever is on the bag of the FedEXCup winner will walk away with a cheque for over $1,000,000.00. But who are the greatest caddies of all time?

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Jan 16th, 2017

One minute you've got your head in your hands after losing your tour card by 100 euros. You're facing the living hell of Q-School. The next minute you've just beaten Rory McIlroy in a play off to win The 2017 South African Open.

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Jan 13th, 2017

There's no stopping Justin Thomas. Four days ago he walked off with the SBS Tournament of Champions title. Yesterday he became the youngest player on the PGA Tour to join the 59 club.

Awesome golf trick shot from Tania Tare

Awesome golf trick shot from Tania Tare

Jan 13th, 2017

Simplicity is sometimes the most glorious of sophistications and (What are you on about?! – Ed) and, anyway, this trick shot from Tania Tare really floated our boat here at GolfPunk Towers.

Muppet to be named new USA RYder Cup Captain

Muppet to be named new USA RYder Cup Captain

Jan 11th, 2017

It’s Ryder Cup time again already, as this week the decision as to who will captain the USA Team in France is set to be announced. And there is a clear favourite emerging.

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

Jan 4th, 2017

World Number 1 Lydia Ko has joined Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Peter Hanson, Thomas Bjørn, Minjee Lee, Caroline Masson, Gerina Piller as an ambassador for Ecco.

It's the 2016 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards

It's the 2016 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards

Dec 24th, 2016

It's been a hell of a year. Here are the results of the GolfPunk Staunchie Awards where we honour the finest achivements in 2016 from equipment manufacturers to people who were just nice to us.

Charley Hull narrowly misses out in Dubai

Charley Hull narrowly misses out in Dubai

Dec 11th, 2016

Charley Hull smashed her way through the field in the final day of the Dubai Ladies Masters with a bogey-free, seven-under-par 65 but it wasn't enough to catch China's Shansan Feng

Tiger Woods announces 'Phase 2' of his career

Tiger Woods announces 'Phase 2' of his career

Nov 30th, 2016

"They're going to try and beat me. I want to beat them, too," he added. "If I enter an event, I'm going to try and win the thing. I know that's a tall order, but the mindset is still there."

Tiger Woods:

Tiger Woods: "I'm not dead yet!"

Nov 29th, 2016

He's back. Properly this time: “I’m ready to go. I have way more shots now, because I’ve played way more golf. I only had a handful of shots back then." Strap yourselves in, it's Tiger Time!

Tiger debuts new Nike footwear

Tiger debuts new Nike footwear

Nov 29th, 2016

Tiger's Nike love affair is not over yet. Yes, it's quite fractured. And no, it'll never be the quite same as it was. But, for the sake of the kids if nothing else, they are still 'together'. 

Tiger to return with new sponsors

Tiger to return with new sponsors

Nov 28th, 2016

No we know!  When Tiger Woods makes his comeback (yes, we will call it a comeback thank you very much!), he will be using Bridgestone golf balls and have a new bag.

All Hail The Vikings!!

All Hail The Vikings!!

Nov 27th, 2016

First they rape our buildings and pillage our women, now they've won our World Cup. Brilliant work from the Danes who shot seven birdies to win the Cup at -20, four shots ahead of France, China and the USA.

Vikings charging at World Cup

Vikings charging at World Cup

Nov 26th, 2016

Denmark take a four shot lead into the final day at the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf after shooting a two under par 70 in the third round Foursomes.

Footgolf on the up and up

Footgolf on the up and up

Nov 21st, 2016

A Welsh golf club has told the BBC that the introduction of footgolf led to it increasing its turnover by 30 per cent at a time when its membership was falling dramatically. 

How the mighty in golf can fall

How the mighty in golf can fall

Nov 17th, 2016

5 rounds have been played, 18 holes remain... Our 12 intrepid GolfPunks have been reduced to 9... who made the last 36 hole shoot out? And who will be going back to rations next season...

Tiger on target for return

Tiger on target for return

Nov 17th, 2016

After months of 'trying to find it', Tiger has more recently been 'going after it' apparently... and this is very good news for the Hero World Challenge, first week of December

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Nov 9th, 2016

Those of you who tune into the GolfPunk Pod Cast will have heard an excerpt from this song in the intro to our Ryder Cupe Special. Have a gander at Rat King's Arnie-inspired tune about the merits of posh lemonade...

Tiger Woods to return at Hero?

Tiger Woods to return at Hero?

Nov 2nd, 2016

Will he, won't he? jeeeezzzz, it's getting a bit tiresome. Just get back on the bloody golf course, Woods!!!!!

Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC

Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC

Oct 30th, 2016

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan became the first Asian winner of the World Golf Championship last night as he romped to a seven shot victory over Henrik Stenson and Daniel Berger... (WATCH)

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Oct 20th, 2016

For no reason other than we just thought it would be amusing, we bring you the Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants. If they wanted to, that is. 

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...

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Oct 12th, 2016

Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.

Where's Tiger?

Where's Tiger?

Oct 2nd, 2016

Where's Tiger? Has anyone seen him? We haven't and we've been watching the Ryder Cup since last Monday (thanks Sky)... We're worried.

Davis Love in astonishing Ryder Cup claim

Davis Love in astonishing Ryder Cup claim

Sep 24th, 2016

Davis Love III has gone mad. He says his Ryder Cup team for Hazeltine is the greatest line up of golfers ever assembled. Nurse, could you see to this please...

European Tour launch Super 6 Tournament

European Tour launch Super 6 Tournament

Sep 14th, 2016

The European Tour are launching the Perth Super 6 Tournament next year, with a new and unique format to entice new players to the sport. But have they done enough?

Are the rules of golf about to be made simpler?

Are the rules of golf about to be made simpler?

Sep 2nd, 2016

"The game is too slow, too hard and there's too many rules. I wouldn't know where to begin with how many rules there should be. I would think as minimal as possible. And we don't need all these dashes and a's and b's and c's. It's too confusing." Kevin Kisner.

Saturday Siren: Kendal Tudor

Saturday Siren: Kendal Tudor

Aug 6th, 2016

Kendall Tudor: Blazin' it up as a golf pro in Colorado and definitely, well, probably definitely, nothing to do with Henry VIII...

Odds for golfer to win Olympic gold

Odds for golfer to win Olympic gold

Aug 4th, 2016

Those berks who pulled out of the Olympics are going to be sick to the stomach next week when this all kicks off. HOOOORAAAYYY!!!! Golf is at the Olympics. Here are the odds for who will be wearing gold for his country at the end of the week.

Keeping it veal!

Keeping it veal!

Aug 2nd, 2016

Back in the day, Eddie Peperrell and Beef were on the same England amateur team. They hung out and went through quite a bit together. Here Eddie offers a rare insight into their world back then...

Ping iBlade Irons

Ping iBlade Irons

Aug 1st, 2016

The new Ping iBlade is their best looking iron ever. They say it's the best performing too, at least for the better player. 

Neymar tries golf. Results random...

Neymar tries golf. Results random...

Jul 28th, 2016

As we prepare to watch the world's finest players show off their finely tuned skills at Baltursol in the USPGA, it's reassuring that all of us who have ever played the game, are better than Brazilian football wonder kind Neymar...

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Jul 27th, 2016

That's all you need when you've just double bogeyed the 11th, some berk giving you a back hander... por old JT... 

USA best nation in women's golf

USA best nation in women's golf

Jul 25th, 2016

Is this just GolfPunk being rubbish or did no one else have a clue what the UL International Crown was? Anyway, England nearly won but then America did instead. Confirming status as best golfing nation...

Canadian amateur 1 behind in PGA debut!!

Canadian amateur 1 behind in PGA debut!!

Jul 23rd, 2016

Dustin Johnson remains in stellar form as he hunts down world number 309 Luke List in Canada, while Canadian amateur Jared du Toit threatens to rewrite history books!

 Eddie Pepperell donates sponsorship monies

Eddie Pepperell donates sponsorship monies

Jul 6th, 2016

Eddie Pepperell has donated his sponsorship money, and 51 kids have been able to join Frilford Heath Golf Club as a direct result of his generosity. Good work Eddie!

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Jul 3rd, 2016

Steven Bowditch shot a plus two 72 in the second round of the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and got drug tested for his troubles.

 How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

Jul 1st, 2016

Daniel Berger teed it up at the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and hit the ball 307 yards down the fairway. Then he retired with a shoulder injury. He was still $50,000 to the better though.

First African American owned golf course for sale

First African American owned golf course for sale

Jun 29th, 2016

In 1967, four businessmen jointly invested $250,000 to buy Freeway Golf Course, which became the first 18-hole course to be owned by African Americans in the USA. Now this historic course is under threat and up for sale.

Jason Day out of the Olympics

Jason Day out of the Olympics

Jun 28th, 2016

Jason Day has announced via Twitter that he will not be playing in the Olympics and, like Rory McIlroy last week, it’s because of the Zika virus.

Golf's weekend winners

Golf's weekend winners

Jun 27th, 2016

Big weekends for Henrik Stenson, Billy Hurley III, Lydia Ko and James Heath

Tiger's son plays first golf competition

Tiger's son plays first golf competition

Jun 26th, 2016

Like father like son, eh? Charlie Woods, the seven year old son of Tiger & Elin showed his dad a thing or two about climbing the leaderboard at a junior tournament in West Palm Beach, Fl

GolfPunk Driscoll wins Nashville Open

GolfPunk Driscoll wins Nashville Open

Jun 20th, 2016

When our pal James Driscoll narrowly lost his PGA Tour card in 2014 we feared he might struggle to 'get it back'. Aged 38, he'd be coming up against the young gun future PGA stars, and he would no longer be able to use his belly putter...

John Daly Tribute

John Daly Tribute

Jun 19th, 2016

Check out this great tribute video tribute to John Daly in celebration of his recent 50th birthday.

Who would win if golf decided the Euros?

Who would win if golf decided the Euros?

Jun 16th, 2016

Ronnie the GolfPug has come up with a fool-proof matrix to figure out which team would win the 2016 European Football Championships based on country representation in the US Open at Oakmont.

Top 10 US Open Shots

Top 10 US Open Shots

Jun 14th, 2016

Chambers Bay was one of the most awesomely dazzling golf courses to watch on TV. The players may have moaned about the poanna sticking through the fescue grass making their putts go wonky, but it still looked fantastic. Top 10 Shots here.

Rickie's scripting for Oakmont

Rickie's scripting for Oakmont

Jun 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler is getting ready for Oakmont. And this is what he will be wearing when he tees it up with Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy. 

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Jun 9th, 2016

Shane Lowry has decided to defend his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title later this month. This will mean that he will miss out on what could be precious Ryder Cup points.

Phil Mickelson's Oakmont Verdict

Phil Mickelson's Oakmont Verdict

Jun 9th, 2016

Phil Mickelson has been playing Oakmont ahead of next week’s US Open, and this is his verdict on the course, and why he is still optimistic.

Rorys chosen the wedding venue

Rorys chosen the wedding venue

Jun 8th, 2016

Rory is getting hitched to Erica Stoll later this year, and the wedding will be in Ireland. This is where they have chosen.

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Jun 8th, 2016

Arnold Palmer is following in Tiger Woods’ footsteps and is writing a new book - “A Life Well Played: My Stories."

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Jun 5th, 2016

As the second Major of the golf season looms with the US Open kicking off on June 13th, speculation on a potential winner has started. And this is why Sergio is fancied.

Rickie’s missing cuts

Rickie’s missing cuts

Jun 5th, 2016

Rickie missed another cut at the Memorial by two shots. That makes it three times in his last five starts, and twice in a row for his past two starts. What's going on?

Jason Day doubtful for Olympics

Jason Day doubtful for Olympics

Jun 4th, 2016

Jason Day may be another golfer who doesn’t make it to the Olympics this year over fears of the Zika virus. Here's what he had to say at Muirfield Village in the run up to the Memorial tournament.

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.

Tiger's tribute to Ali

Tiger's tribute to Ali

Jun 4th, 2016

Tiger Woods has added his own tribute to Muhammad Ali through social media. This is what he had to say.

Paige Spiranac records 1st pro victory!

Paige Spiranac records 1st pro victory!

Jun 3rd, 2016

Stick that in yer pipe & smoke it, 'Haters'! Paige Spiranac has won her first pro tournament on the Cactus Tour at Orange Tree in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

May 19th, 2016

Callaway Apparel is showcasing its Spring Summer 2016 collection at The BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next week. Here's a sneak preview of what their players will be wearing. 

Christy O’Connor Senior has died at 91

Christy O’Connor Senior has died at 91

May 14th, 2016

Ryder Cup legend Christy O’Connor Senior died peacefully in hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning, aged 91. We look back at his long life.

Boo Weekly shaves off his beard

Boo Weekly shaves off his beard

May 14th, 2016

"Duck Dynasty" star Boo Weekley suggested earlier this year that PGA Tour executives wanted him to shave his famous “Santa Claus” beard. But here’s the real reason why he got the clippers out.

Keegan Bradley getting back on track

Keegan Bradley getting back on track

May 12th, 2016

Keegan Bradley said that he felt he was on the right track. “I feel better than ever. I really do,” Bradley said after a practice round for his sixth appearance at The Players Championship. “I know I’ll turn the corner.”

ISM signs Jeunghun Wang

ISM signs Jeunghun Wang

May 12th, 2016

Jeunghun Wang has joined International Sports Management as he enters the most exciting phase of his young career. It's another signing coup for Chubby Chandler.

Greg Owen strips off to save bird

Greg Owen strips off to save bird

May 11th, 2016

During Monday's practice round at TPC Sawgrass, Greg Owen was walking off the 16th green when he saw a blue jay fall out of a tree and land in the pond.

Golfradar Golf Fantasy Challenge

Golfradar Golf Fantasy Challenge

May 10th, 2016

It's Fantasy Golf Challenge time, and your chance to win a Golf Buddy LR5 Laser range finder. So get your picks done now.

Tiger has booked accommodation for Memorial Tournament

Tiger has booked accommodation for Memorial Tournament

May 2nd, 2016

When Tiger was asked yet again when he would be making his return to the tour at a golf clinic he was hosting in Las Vegas he replied, "Dude, if I knew, I would tell you.” But maybe he was being a little flexible with the truth.

Tiger’s Agent says no return timetable has been agreed

Tiger’s Agent says no return timetable has been agreed

Apr 24th, 2016

Tiger was hitting golf balls in public for the first time in months at a junior clinic on Thursday night, and Golf Channel reported that he is considering making his return  in the coming weeks. But his Agent is having none of it.

Win these Puma IGNITE Tricks!!!

Win these Puma IGNITE Tricks!!!

Apr 21st, 2016

Definitely not for the faint hearted, Puma are launching these limited edition Ignite Tricks golf shoes. And we've got a pair to give away!

Jason Day:

Jason Day: "I almost quit before the Masters"

Mar 30th, 2016

"I really wanted to quit the game," Day told the Golf Channel's David Feherty. "I wasn't having a good time on the golf course." Day was referring, believe it or not, to a time just before the 2011 Masters where Day finished second...

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2016

Video highlights and picture caption capering from day two from The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill where Jason Day is -13 with Stenson and Rose lurking...

Rory McIlroy's bedroom jigsaw triumph

Rory McIlroy's bedroom jigsaw triumph

Mar 18th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has been sharing snaps of his down time on his Instagram feed, and it seems he's pretty hot at the old jigsaw puzzle. Or is he? PLUS - we turn Rory into a puzzle of his own....

OGP Jesper Parnevik Takes The Biscuit in Challenge

OGP Jesper Parnevik Takes The Biscuit in Challenge

Mar 10th, 2016

Original GolfPunk Jesper  Parnevik gets the Biscuit Tin treatement – a series of random questions like 'Did they really land on the moon?' 'What would you think if you met yourself at a party?' 'Can you lend me a fiver?'... that sort of thing...

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Feb 27th, 2016

The test event scheduled for Friday March 8th will be closed to the public, and will only feature nine Brazilian players. The event will only feature five men and four women porfessionals in a stroke play format. Another missed opportunity?

Phil Mickelson celebrates Tiger Woods

Phil Mickelson celebrates Tiger Woods

Feb 24th, 2016

The Big Tiger & Phil Love In. We've figured it out, the whole Phil hates Tiger, Tiger hates Phil thing is a ruse. They actually love each other. I mean, just look at the pictorial evidence? And now Phil has gone on record to declare his true feelings...was on the wrong end of plenty of defeats to the former World Number 1, 

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Feb 24th, 2016

The Honda Classic GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge. Picture of ducks taken yesterday by the 3rd green by Getty's Dave Cannon. Lovely stuff... 

Golf Memorabilia

Golf Memorabilia

Feb 6th, 2016

Here are some interesting pieces of golf memorabilia that have been sold at auction recently.

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Jan 20th, 2016

The PGA Tour is trying to organize a test event for the new Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro. But the Tour is struggling to find anyone who has time in their already hectic schedules. But they have to do it. Can they pull it off?

Canada fights back

Canada fights back

Nov 25th, 2015

On Monday, the USGA announced a new provision that made rounds played alone no longer acceptable for handicap purposes. Golfers everywhere have been up in arms about this, and now Canada has come out against it.

Ivor Robson Farewell

Ivor Robson Farewell

Nov 22nd, 2015

Here's the video put together by the European Tour to celebrate Ivor Robson's departure. It's great fun. Enjoy!

Cracking line up for Lacoste Ladies Open De France

Cracking line up for Lacoste Ladies Open De France

Sep 24th, 2015

Cracking line up for the Lacoste Ladies Open De France including Solheim Cup stars Cristie Kerr, Charley Hull & Carlota Ciganda. Not to mention our own GolfPunk Golf Nurse Carly Booth, Amy Boulden and From Russia With Glove sensation Maria Balikoeva