Aug 8th, 2018
Annabel Dimmock is your fast car loving, Wentworth playing, Swingin' Siren. Here she is... on the road...
Annabel Dimmock is your fast car loving, Wentworth playing, Swingin' Siren. Here she is... on the road...
European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15.
Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence brand, proved correct in its prediction that Tommy Fleetwood would beat his Race to Dubai rival and great friend Francesco Molinari by four shots in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai last weekend.
A great result for GolfPunk readers with Danny Willett winning the DP World tour Championship at 139/1. He actually drifted on Betfair to 179/1 so hopefully GolfPunk readers got the best odds??
Recently back in the news for his coaching work with Alexander Zverev, Ivan Lendl is a huge name in professional tennis, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport. But he has a great golf story to tell as well.
Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.
Leadingcourses.com is on a quest to help golfers throughout Europe to book their tee-times online.
Danny Willett has won his first title since the 2016 Masters at the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, and there was much celebration down at GolfPunk Towers.
Praise has been circulating around Lumne Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community following the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School, as competitors recognise the quality of the golf courses on offer.
Entries for the 2019 Sunningdale Foursomes are now open. Here's how to apply.
Golf took on an entirely different form courtesy of a group of coaches from women’s coaching initiative, love.golf, at their annual conference in St. Pancras, London.
Australian actress Margot Robbie has posted a couple of pictures on her Twitter account, which she has now taken down, showing her out swinging the wrenches.
Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.
With the festive-season fast approaching, Titleist is getting into the Christmas spirit by offering free personalisation on the #1 ball in golf. The initiative sees Titleist offer golfers the perfect Christmas gift, with the chance to add a custom Christmas greeting to the #1 ball in golf.
Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns.
The popular, luxurious four-star Lindner Golf & Wellness Resort Portals Nous, in Mallorca, is to undergo a €6m renovation and expansion during the winter, ahead of the 2019 holiday season.
At GolfPunk we are always looking out for new golf destinations, and when this video caught our eye, we thought we had to share it. Golf in Ecuador! We are loving the idea, and are ready to pack our bags at a moment's notice.
60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…
Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have added several new styles to their women’s ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 offering, with the popularGORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing style.
So close last weekend with Danny Lee 109/1 and J J Spaun 76/1 finishing 2nd and 3rd in the Mayakoba Classic In Mexico to Matt Kuchar! Two events this week, the DP world Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.
Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park has scooped a prestigious award in the Condé Nast Johansens Awards For Excellence 2019.
Titleist celebrated an incredible milestone for the Pro V1 golf ball at the Nedbank Golf Challenge this weekend, notching up its 3,000th win since the launch of the franchise in 2000 at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas.
Royal Mougins Golf Resort is celebrating a fantastic hat-trick after being named as ‘France’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the annual World Golf Awards for the third year in a row.
One of the country's most popular golf-break destinations has a new look after being rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort.
Danish shoemakers ECCO GOLF have announced the renewal of their partnership with golf legend and World Golf Hall-of-Famer, Fred Couples.
La Reserva Club has been rewarded for its continued investment into outstanding facilities by being named as one of the best golf resorts in continental Europe by two separate specialist review panels.
MacGregor has launched its MACTEC water repellent golf bags.
As the build up to the Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson head-to-head continues, here's a little taster as Phil takes on Tiger at a bit of Golf Pong. And the winner is................?
This is uncanny. Jack Bartlett's golf impersonations are just brilliant. Check these two dudes out and see how long it takes you to figure out which golfer it is....
Dr Abed Al-Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, was joined by representatives of the European Challenge Tour, the Staysure Tour and the Ladies European Tour at World Travel Market in London this week to unveil the trophy for the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla.
I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.
Golfers at Farleigh Golf Club can now hone their skills throughout the off-season thanks to a significant investment in the practice facilities.
Club de Golf Alcanada has secured its position as Europe’s favourite course after being voted the best on the continent by visitors to www.1golf.eu for a remarkable eighth year running.
Q School may be a tough experience, and will be staged this year at the Costa Daurada’s Lumine, but it is hard enough to get there in the first place, especially if you fall foul of Rule 13-2.
Stuburt has launced a new apparel collection for Autumn/Winter 2018.
Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years. And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.
Get your golf boots on skinneeeyyy, the plane for the Bahamas is about to start boarding and it's got your name on it. Woaahh, I'm going to Barba..
Jodie Kidd..at Brocket Hall? Yes Sir, No Sir.
Caddies are not just there to lug your sticks around. They are your crutch, sounding board, punchbag and saviour. They can also be sarky blighters…
Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....
There have been many incredible Open debuts, here is our Top 10...
GolfSupport.com has surveyed 686 avid British golf enthusiasts to see how confident they are with the definitions of a range of golf words and phrases.
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Golf depends on the weather. The winter months bring on the “Shall I, shan’t I” feeling. It’s rarely too hot to play a round but in the winter months, the wind, rain and snow can put us off playing. The expression “fair weather golfer” has become a little derisory; c’mon, a bit of wind and rain won’t hurt you! But, ice and snow… hmmm.
The Belfry Hotel & Resort continues to wow golfers from across the globe as it was named ‘World’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the 2018 World Golf Awards held at La Manga, Spain, over the weekend.
Rory McIlroy has sold his Palm Beach Gardens home for $11.50 million, and taken a $250,00 hit on it.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community will soon play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines by staging the conclusion to European Tour Qualifying School for the second consecutive time, from November 10-15.
Now in its 10th year, the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai will be contested by the top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex on 15 – 18 November 2018 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...
For the majority of most professional golfers on tour, the big occasion has the potential to send the weaker characters into meltdown.
In an insightful stroke, Your Golf Travel, The World's Largest Golf Travel Company, has continued its rapid expansion by acquiring all the assets and brands of GolfThere Corporation for an undisclosed six figure sum.
Topgolf and The Professional Golfers’ Associations’ We Love Golf campaign will team up this month to get the women of Watford playing golf.
British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced that any European customer buying a new X9 Follow this Christmas will be able to claim a FREE Stewart Golf cart bag of their choice worth up to £199.
I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has launched the world’s softest premium 3-piece Urethane golf ball for the 2019 season.
We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...
@King_geoffery on Instagram has one of the worst swings we have ever come across. In his honour here are ten of the worst golf swings you will ever see...
1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!
Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.
Danish golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, have continued their ground-breaking BIOM® story with the launch of the ECCO BIOM® G3 which showcases an evolution of comfort, style and innovation.
Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.
Corporate partners of Golf Business International have rallied round to assist member Anthony Blackburn's Golf in Society initiative, which works with people suffering from chronic illnesses.
Cobra Golf® has introduced the 2019 KING F9 SPEEDBACK™ Drivers & Fairways. For the first time in the metal woods category, the SPEEDBACK™ family of metal woods achieves true optimisation of aerodynamics and a low center-of-gravity (CG), delivering the longest and fastest COBRA driver and fairways.
As contrversy and accusations run riot over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Instanbul, the European Tuor have announced that they will be holding an event there in January 2019.
Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
Sun Mountain is introducing a brand-new flagship waterproof stand bag as part of its comprehensive range for the 2019 season.
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have confirmed the dates for the major Tour events they will play host to in 2019, as the world-renowned venues continue to drive their reputation as world class golf destinations.
A local resident to Astbury Golf Club in Cheshire has the hump because the course is mowing its greens too early for his liking.
A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Someone clever once said: ‘Golf is a game in which you yell ‘Fore’, score six and write down five’. Mind you, he could have been wrong, as these 10 confessors comprehensively prove otherwise.
It’s that time of year when Spain, and specifically the Costa Daurada, beckons. OK, so we’ve had an amazing summer in England, but the lure of temperatures in the mid 20’s, the prospect of some amazing golf, food and wine, and I’m packing my bag.
When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.
Golfers have often enjoyed a glass of wine after a round - and, now, one of Spain's oldest golf clubs is able to offer visitors a chance to experience one of the country's oldest wine regions with a special package offering reds, whites … and greens.
Following seven years of consultations, on 1st January 2019 the governing bodies of the Rules of golf will implement the most comprehensive Rules changes seen in the game for 37 years. And on the 1st of November, Hamlyn Publishing will be launching 'The Offical Guide to the Rules of Golf R&A.'
The Boyne Resorts offer the most varied collection of golf course architecture anywhere in the US. Designers such as Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones and Donald Ross have all lent their names to courses here, but none is more stunning than the Arthur Hills masterpiece at Bay Harbor Golf Club.
Every year we anticipate a new Nike Jordan golf shoe and once again we're not disappointed. Here it is – the Jordan Trainer ST G 'Blue.'
Two men have been convicted for their parts in a £500,000 armed robbery at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
Edinburgh based Bruntsford Links Golfing Society saw a vote of 83.7% members cast in favour of allowing women members, with 67% of all eligible members participating.
The winning run came to an end last weekend with Sergio Garcia winning in Spain and Brooks Koepka in South Korea, both were favs so not on my radar for betting purposes! But we did get Ashley Chester placed at 74/1 in Andalucía and Gary Woodland 2nd at 40/1.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is preparing to welcome a host of amateur golfers from around the world to play in the Grande Troféu Vilamoura from 29th November to 1st December 2018.
This Autumn, Delamere Forest Golf Club near Chester is celebrating the culmination of a six-year programme to revert one of England’s finest heathland championship courses back to its original 1910 design.
PRG has unveiled its latest comprehensive official accessory collection for Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai, European Tour venue since 2005 and home to the WGC-HSBC Champions.
Having recently claimed Virtuoso’s ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ award, Adare Manor has received further recognition after being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) ‘Golf Resort of the Year’.
American Golf has been rescued from administration by private equity investor Endless, in a move that will save 112 stores and protect 900 jobs, but 20 stores are due to close.
The Logroño-La Rioja region in Spain was voted Undiscovered Destination of the Year at the prestigious International Golf Travel Market awards held this year in Slovenia. Here's our take on this amazing destination.
Unfortunately for golf fans, there are only four major championships each year and they all bundle into spring and summer. The 2018 US Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and US PGA are all in the books with Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, and Francesco Molinari emerging victorious – Koepka claiming the US Open and PGA Championship.
Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and sporting estate, has added to its growing roster of important accolades after being named 'European Golf Resort of the Year 2019' at the annual IAGTO Awards.
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.
World of Golf London, one of the busiest driving ranges in Europe with an average of 13 million balls hit each year, is enjoying a record period and has seen its business boosted by Ryder Cup fever following Europe’s victory in Paris.
A huge rattlesnake has interrupted a game of golf on the 14th hole in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Tiger Woods has blamed his poor performance in the Ryder Cup on being "tired" after a long season, which included a fantastic comeback victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.
Chervò has drawn unique inspiration from the diverse world of bikers and Tibet for its exciting autumn/winter 2018/19 collection.
Mizuno’s AW18 apparel collection is the brand’s most comprehensive ever in the UK and Europe, with the colourful and stylish range drawing heavily on Mizuno’s heat-generating Breath Thermo yarn - along with Tech Shield and Move Tech technologies - for ultimate performance.
September saw the high drama of the Ryder Cup come around once again. Both sides battled it out to earn the right to call themselves the best, and Europe rightfully gained that privilege with an emphatic win over the USA.
A 4-week winning streak doesn't come easy. Nick Fleming studies the form, the course, previous year performers, the conditions, everything. If you fancy a flutter, you've come to the right place...
We all know golf balls are expensive, and there's nothing better than treating yourself to a sleeve of pristine TaylorMade TP5s. Only trouble is, three holes and £12 later you're scrambling around in that dark gravelly patch at the bottom of your golf bag looking for salvation in the form of a smiley Top Flite.