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Dave Peltz short game masterclass

Dave Peltz short game masterclass

Oct 17th, 2016

Short game guru Dave Peltz works with, amongst others, Phil Mickelson, probably the finest exponent of pitching and chipping in the world. Check out his brilliant '4-shot pitching' tip. 

How to putt under pressure with Jeff Ritter

How to putt under pressure with Jeff Ritter

Nov 2nd, 2018

It's Jeff RItter's birthday everyone! Hip Hip Hooray! But enough of that already. Our ageless wonder, our sultan of swing, our guru of golf, has a simple putting tip for you to help you hole more putts. 

Phil Mickelson... The Good The Bad and The Lefty

Phil Mickelson... The Good The Bad and The Lefty

Jun 17th, 2018

Phil Mickelson has done some of the maddest things on the golf course ever. Last night at Shinnecock Hills he went completely over the edge of reason. It's enough to make you question the man's sanity...

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

May 18th, 2018

It's the start of the season and you're going to need all the help you can get to shoot some decent scores. Some fresh wedges will ensure maximum control around the greens, and lets face it who doesn't like seeing that ball rip back when it lands. Without further ado here are six of the best wedges for 2017...

Stop Duffing Your Chips

Stop Duffing Your Chips

May 9th, 2018

Jeff Ritter is quite good at this golf instruction lark. He he has a simple tip to stop you hitting your chips fat.

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Sep 26th, 2017

The modern sand wedge hasn't changed much in 85 years. Cleveland are trying to rectify that with their new CBX range. 

Callaway unveil Sure Out wedge

Callaway unveil Sure Out wedge

Feb 28th, 2017

Callaway has today unveiled its new Sure Out Wedge, created in collaboration with world–renowned golf instructor Hank Haney, to provide optimal performance on greenside shots.

Ping Glide 2.0 Wedges

Ping Glide 2.0 Wedges

Jan 18th, 2017

Glide your way out of trouble with Ping's new Glide 2.0 wedges. They sure play a mean spin ball...

Why Did Tiger Call It Off?

Why Did Tiger Call It Off?

Oct 11th, 2016

With Tiger claiming his game is "vulnerable" we dig into why he pulled out of the Safeway Open. 

Escape to Victory

Escape to Victory

Jul 7th, 2016

Keep calm, and don't panic, and you will be able to hit this seemingly impossible shot around the green. The Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter shows you how.

Odyssey X-Act Tank Chipper

Odyssey X-Act Tank Chipper

Jun 29th, 2016

Where there's a will, there's a way. Get  the ball close anyway you can with the new Odyssey X-Act Tank Chipper.

Russell Knox's Cure Putter

Russell Knox's Cure Putter

Apr 3rd, 2016

Ronnie the golf pug really didn't like what he saw Russell Knox putting with last night. Was he right to hate on it, though? Now Lexi is using it too!

Jeff Ritter's Pitching Secret

Jeff Ritter's Pitching Secret

Mar 9th, 2016

GolfPunk's Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter has got a great tip here to help improve your pitching. Hit high soft floating pitch shots in to the pin everytime if you follow his advice...

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Feb 3rd, 2016

Luke Donald show's how to improve your short game by hitting a low spinning pitch like the pro's. You know the one, the shot that gets all the ooh's and aahs when you watch the proffesionals up close at a tour event.

Michelle and Tiger

Michelle and Tiger

Jan 12th, 2016

Tiger may still be in recovery mode, but that didn’t stop him getting out on the range yesterday to help fellow Nike team member Michelle Wie with her chipping.

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Oct 27th, 2015

To save par, sometimes you have to gamble. While it doesn't always work playing a shot under the trees is sometimes the only way to save a par. Luke Donald shows you how to save par from one of the trickiest spots on the golf course.

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Oct 13th, 2015

Former World Number 1 Luke Donald is known for his ridiculously good short game. Here he is using the latest Mizuno S5 wedges, to show you that there's more than one way to pitch the ball close to the hole.  

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

May 6th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf is claiming to be the most realistic golf computer game the market has ever seen. You can design and play golf courses just like the Golden Bear himself has done for the last 50 years.

Tour CEO on shorts debate

Tour CEO on shorts debate

Feb 7th, 2016

European Tour CEO Keith Pelley has admitted his surprise at how well his shorts change has gone down. 

R&A on shorts

R&A on shorts

Jan 23rd, 2016

In the week when the European Tour allowed shorts to be worn in practice rounds, we thought a small step forwards had been taken. So how did the R&A react?

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Jan 20th, 2016

There has been another small step forwards for golf, as at last week's EurAsia Cup Darren Clarke – the Victorious Captain – managed to persuade the powers that be to let his players wear shorts.

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Nov 16th, 2015

Luke Donald is a former World number One, so he is obviously really good at golf, yet he's also pretty relatable to the average golfer. He isn't super human, and he doesn't bomb it a million miles off the tee.

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

Nov 2nd, 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...

KBS Shafts happy to play the numbers game

KBS Shafts happy to play the numbers game

Apr 3rd, 2018

Living up to its slogan of ‘Player Driven, Tour Proven,’ KBS is happy to let its numbers do the talking. A growing number of leading players seek out the ‘Red Label’ as a stamp of quality and more than 200 Tour players compete with KBS golf shafts around the world.

How to choose the right golf ball for your game

How to choose the right golf ball for your game

Mar 18th, 2018

Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.

Is this the coolest Golf Game on Earth?

Is this the coolest Golf Game on Earth?

Dec 10th, 2017

Welcome to the Inaugural Antarctic Clock Golf championship where players battled it out in one of the world’s most remote locations for surely the coolest golf game.

Could Phizz improve your golf game

Could Phizz improve your golf game

Nov 7th, 2017

With winter in full swing, every player brave enough to face UK courses are battered more and more by the icy winds, early tee times and soggy Sunday’s. But could Phizz be the answer you are looking for to both cure a hangover and help your golf?

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.

Golf is not a game of perfect

Golf is not a game of perfect

Sep 9th, 2017

Jeff Ritter can help you get the ball close from the trickiest of lies. Downhill chip over a bunker. No problem!

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. 

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.

Scorchio!!! Top 11 Golf Shorts for 2017

Scorchio!!! Top 11 Golf Shorts for 2017

Jun 20th, 2017

It's Scorchio Central right now. Time to get yourself some fancy new shorts and get out there baby!!!! Here are our Top 11 favourites for 2017

Game changer for London golfers

Game changer for London golfers

Apr 20th, 2017

A new indoor golf centre in the City of London has proved such a huge hit with keen golfers that a second site is planned to open in the capital later this year.

DMDs come into the professional game

DMDs come into the professional game

Apr 2nd, 2017

The PGA Tour announced this week that rangefinders will be permitted at four tournaments on the Web.com Tour, Mackenzie Tour and PGA Tour Latinoamerica respectively this summer. 

How to take your game to the next level

How to take your game to the next level

Mar 6th, 2017

Golf instruction can often be viewed as being intimidating and restrictive, but the innovative Bird Golf Academy in the United States is altering that perception with a rewarding and personalised approach to helping golfers improve and fulfil their potential.

Trump calls out The Queen for a game of golf

Trump calls out The Queen for a game of golf

Jan 22nd, 2017

He's come out with some interesting suggestions in the past: Giant walls encassing America; Muslims, gays and women being informed they are not high on his Christmas card list. But this one takes the biscuit.

Wilson launch D300 game improvement range

Wilson launch D300 game improvement range

Jan 9th, 2017

Hot off the press, Wilson launch their D300 game improvement range of clubs today, aimed at enabling you to hit it straighter and get it closer. And they're looking fancy!

Ryder Cup Day 1: Game On!!!

Ryder Cup Day 1: Game On!!!

Oct 1st, 2016

Rory lead an amazing fightback on day one of the Ryder Cup, plus we've got the Saturday morning pairings & predictions!

The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

Sep 29th, 2016

‘The Numbers Game’. Hear from golf data analyst Mark Broadie, and captains Davis Love III and Darren Clarke on the critical role data analysis will play in the Ryder Cup.

Game Over: The Fallout of Nike Golf

Game Over: The Fallout of Nike Golf

Aug 11th, 2016

With Nike pulling out of golf equipment what happens next? From new club contracts to PXG taking over the tour, we delve into every nook and cranny...

Alaskan river golf game suspended

Alaskan river golf game suspended

Jul 26th, 2016

A complaint from an environmentalist has driven a hotel and restaurant in Fairbanks, Alsaka, to stop offering guests the opportunity to hit golf balls across the Chena River.

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Mar 10th, 2016

This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!

Italy hailed as best up and coming destination

Italy hailed as best up and coming destination

Dec 2nd, 2017

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

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

TaylorMade M CGB Irons

Sep 7th, 2017

Before there was PXG, TaylorMade had CGB. A different three little letters that pretty much mean the same thing, hi-tech, easy to use, and super long. Now they’ve brought that name back with the new M CGB Irons. 

Inside knowledge with Oscar Jacobson

Inside knowledge with Oscar Jacobson

Jun 20th, 2017

The Oscar Jacobson golf brand is so fancy it has royal approval. In fact it is By Appointment to The King Of Sweden. So put that in your pipe and smoke it. Here are their new polos for 2017...

New Ping Polo Range

New Ping Polo Range

Mar 8th, 2017

These days, the polo shirts on offer from golf brands are put through the kind of technological rigmarole previously reserved for NASA. 

Golf tips – How to hit great iron shots

Golf tips – How to hit great iron shots

Mar 4th, 2017

Great iron shots every time: This is a great tip for making sure you keep your arms compact through the swing. Compact arms = crisp, powerful iron shots.

Tiger Woods gets on his baseball glove

Tiger Woods gets on his baseball glove

Dec 10th, 2016

On Friday Tiger Woods was opening his new Oasis Short Course in Cabo, California, when he put on his baseball mitt to play some catch! He doesn’t want to do a Rory that’s for sure. 

Winter Practice: Top Tips From GP Pro James Verrall

Winter Practice: Top Tips From GP Pro James Verrall

Dec 9th, 2016

Great LIGHTBULB MOMENT tip from GolfPunk and Haywards Heath Golf Club Coach James Verrall. This will really help you make the most of your winter range time, and have you ready to hit the fairway running in 2017. 

Flappy golf 2 launched

Flappy golf 2 launched

Oct 16th, 2016

Noodlecake Studios, best known for their Super Stickman series, have launched the sequel to Flappy Golf. Beware, mobile golf additction awaits!

Happy Gilmore is back!

Happy Gilmore is back!

Sep 10th, 2016

Adam Sandler's back and he’s hitting the course again in a new version of Happy Gilmore as an old school 8–bit arcade game. 

Paul McKenna launches golf success App

Paul McKenna launches golf success App

Aug 22nd, 2016

Paul McKenna, the world’s leading self-improvement author and sports mind coach, has created a system based on how the greatest golfers play which is available to download on Android and iPhone, priced at £4.99.

 Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Aug 18th, 2016

Olympic Golf medal favourite Lydia Ko got off to a slow start in her first round at the Olympics, and needed a par save on her first hole when her opening tee shot went into a bunker.

‘The Hitler Trophy’

‘The Hitler Trophy’

Aug 14th, 2016

Golf is back in the  Olympic Games in 2016 for the first time since 1904. However, it did actually make another little-known appearance around the notorious Berlin Games of 1936. This new book tells this intriguing story.

Top 7 Golf Caps!

Top 7 Golf Caps!

Aug 11th, 2016

Everyone likes a hat. Especially bald people. But even if you've got more hair than young Mr Beef, you can always rock the fairways in a bit more style with one of these links-friendly chapeaus. 

Super Stickman Golf 3 launches

Super Stickman Golf 3 launches

Jul 7th, 2016

The long awaited sequel to the sequel, Super Stickman Golf 3, is finally out on the App Store. Get ready for another mountain-load of stress and insane fun.

100FT Robot Golf

100FT Robot Golf

Jun 5th, 2016

This new golf computer game is more Street Fighter 2 than it is PGA Tour '16...

Nuclear Golf goes well Nuclear

Nuclear Golf goes well Nuclear

May 10th, 2016

Touchfight Games will launch Nuclear Golf, a 2D, arcade-style golf game, on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita later this summer, according to a PlayStation blog.

Check out Dangerous Golf!

Check out Dangerous Golf!

May 3rd, 2016

The people behind the highly successful game Burnout have now left Criterion Games, which was owned by EA, to start their own UK based company, Three Fields. And their first game is Dangerous Golf. 

Jordan Spieth Golf!

Jordan Spieth Golf!

Apr 24th, 2016

How Jordan Spieth lost the Masters, as an 8-Bit Ninteno NES game!

Adam Scott Now Set For Rio Olympics After About Turn

Adam Scott Now Set For Rio Olympics After About Turn

Mar 11th, 2016

Adam Scott has seemingly changed his mind about playing in the 2016 Olympics, according to former British Open Champion Ian Baker-Finch, who will captain the Australian team in Rio later this year.

Dangerous Golf

Dangerous Golf

Jan 27th, 2016

The people behind the highly successful game Burnout have now left Criterion Games, which was owned by EA, to start their own UK based company. And their first game is Dangerous Golf. 

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

Jan 19th, 2016

EA Sports have announced that the TPC Stadium Course at PGA West will be the new free course for Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, and it’s arriving this week.

Cobra MAX Equipment

Cobra MAX Equipment

Dec 1st, 2015

Cobra have the King Ltd range for players who want the best performance with the most technology. The F6 range covers the golfer that wants adjustability in their equipment. But what if you just want to hit it high and straight? That's where the MAX clubs come in. 

Rory's Gander Is Back

Rory's Gander Is Back

Oct 3rd, 2015

Rory’s gander is properly back up, which is good to hear, especially after this final round performance at East Lakes, when it looked like he had completely lost interest. Now Rory is saying that the exploits of rivals Jordan Spieth - named yesterday as the PGA Tour player of the year  - and Jason Day have given him "a sense of hunger again".