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High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

High-performance juniors shine at Crown Golf

Sep 7th, 2018

When two of your teams are ranked among the top three in the country, you must be doing something right. So what is the secret of Crown Golf’s recent success as regards junior golf at national level?

30 Years of The Nicklaus

30 Years of The Nicklaus

Jun 20th, 2018

This summer, St Mellion’s Nicklaus Signature Course celebrates 30 years of memorable, spectacular and challenging golf by rolling back its prices to 1988, the year in which it opened.

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Apr 4th, 2017

One of the leading golf clubs in the UK has applied to its local council for permission to sell alcohol to golfers – while they are actually out there playing on the course.

Crown Golf drops club hire fees

Crown Golf drops club hire fees

Aug 4th, 2016

The UK’s largest golf club operator, Crown Golf, has dropped club hire fees at its venues in a bid to attract as many newcomers as possible to the sport, and also to attract lapsed players back to golf.

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Nov 13th, 2018

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.

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

Nov 9th, 2018

There's nothing worse than having to grin your way through Christmas Day wearing an 'it's the thought that counts' jumper given to you by a well-meaning but partially sighted relative who still thinks you're six years old. Those days are over, just point them in our direction as we bring you the 12 finest jumpers to grace the earth this Autumn/Winter season... 

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Nov 8th, 2018

We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

Nov 7th, 2018

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.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Golfing stars head to Lumine

Golfing stars head to Lumine

Nov 6th, 2018

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.

Jeff Ritter's Putting Masterclass

Jeff Ritter's Putting Masterclass

Nov 2nd, 2018

Putting Masterclass with GolfPunk's Sultan Of Swing: Top 100 Golf Instructor Jeff Ritter gives us the lowdown on how to get the perfect set up and execution for your putting stroke: It's birdie time!!

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Nov 2nd, 2018

It's tight at the top in Turkey. Rosey may be top of the leaderboard but only by one from Tom Lewis after the Emglishman fired a dazzling 63. There is also a return to form with Danny Willet in contention after a 65. All the best action here...

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Nov 2nd, 2018

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.  

Swastika carved into a green

Swastika carved into a green

Nov 2nd, 2018

A Vietnam veteran who was playing on a course in Indianapolis last weekend had a surprise in store when he came to the eighth green. He found a swastika carved into the green, along with a racial slur.

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Oct 31st, 2018

There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Oct 30th, 2018

It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.

The Costa Daurada experience

The Costa Daurada experience

Oct 26th, 2018

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.

Tiger v Phil will cost you $19.99 to watch

Tiger v Phil will cost you $19.99 to watch

Oct 26th, 2018

Roll up, roll up to watch two multi-millionaires play golf against each other to see which one will put some more millions into his bank account while the other one pretends to be really upset that he hasn't piled in another load of cash into a bank account that frankly, won't notice either way. Yours for $19.99. Choice.

Dom Pedro Hotels and Golf Collection to host

Dom Pedro Hotels and Golf Collection to host

Oct 24th, 2018

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.

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Oct 24th, 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.

Stuburt's AW18 Footwear collection launched

Stuburt's AW18 Footwear collection launched

Oct 18th, 2018

Stuburt, the British brand dating back to 1860 with a reputation for producing quality affordable golf footwear for players of all abilities offers a great selection of shoes and boots in its Autumn/Winter 2018 collection.

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

Golf Betting Tips for Andalusian Masters & CJ Cup

Golf Betting Tips for Andalusian Masters & CJ Cup

Oct 16th, 2018

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...

Man arrested after $2,500.00 golf ball heist

Man arrested after $2,500.00 golf ball heist

Oct 16th, 2018

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.

Costa Navarino announces Jose Maria Olazabal as designer

Costa Navarino announces Jose Maria Olazabal as designer

Oct 11th, 2018

Costa Navarino, one of the world’s premier golf destinations, has announced a partnership with two-time Masters champion and Ryder Cup legend, José María Olazábal, to design two new courses in the region of Messinia, Greece.

Costa Daurada's October sun continues to entice golfers to the region

Costa Daurada's October sun continues to entice golfers to the region

Oct 11th, 2018

Following Spanish success in the Ryder Cup, with Sergio Garcia becoming the highest points scorer in the event’s history and fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm taking down Tiger Woods in the singles, the limelight returns to one of Europe’s fastest growing golf destinations, Costa Daurada, as it greets golfers eager to exploit its October sunshine.

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Oct 9th, 2018

Did they, didn't they? You may well be past caring but, for what it's worth, USA team captain Jim Furyk has confirmed there was an altercation between Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in the wake of their Ryder Cup defeat to Europe.

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Oct 9th, 2018

If you think Forest Dunes is in the middle of nowhere, you’re right, and it’s not totally a bad thing. What you’ll find is small town hospitality, exceptional lodging, exquisite dining and high-quality golf facilities.

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Oct 5th, 2018

Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Oct 1st, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, has achieved unprecedented success with its scholars' programme in recent years - and later this month it is inviting talented youngsters to see if they have what is required to be the next generation of graduates.

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Sep 26th, 2018

As Ryder Cup fever firmly sets in, after the climax of the PGA Tour season at the weekend, Titleist is inviting golf fans to commemorate the 2018 Matches with its Limited Edition Ryder Cup range, available at the official Ryder Cup online store and on-site at Le Golf National within the Official Ryder Cup Merchandise Store. 

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

Sep 25th, 2018

Let’s check out some of the most authentic corners of paradise that have hosted true golf champions like Tiger Woods, and famous golf passionates like Barack Obama.

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

Sep 25th, 2018

Former British Amateur champion Romain Langasque emerged victorious in the Challenge Tour's inaugural Hopps Open de Provence, at Golf International Pont Royal, after a rollercoaster of a final round.

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Sep 25th, 2018

Is this the greatest USA team of all time? How about the greatest European team of all time? That's' what the captains are saying... Plus we pit both teams head to head...

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Sep 21st, 2018

An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Stuart Broad beats Joe Root in Ryder Cup style challenge match

Sep 21st, 2018

As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Sep 20th, 2018

Titleist, an Official Partner of the European Tour, will welcome golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the Sky Sports British Masters as The Ultimate Fit returns to Walton Heath Golf Club. 

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Sep 19th, 2018

Rory will be pleased. The venue where he won his first major is to host the 2036 Ryder Cup. Actually, he'll be 47 then... Anyway, as I was saying the 2036 Ryder Cup will be held at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, the PGA of America has announced.

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 12th, 2018

From holing a remarkable and somewhat historic ten-foot putt at the 2002 Ryder Cup, to captaining Europe to victory in the tournament in 2014, it is fair to say that iconic Irish golfer, Paul McGinley has made his mark on the sport. Now, the star who has won four times on the European Tour, is set to take part in this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters which takes place between 4–7 October at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.  

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Sep 11th, 2018

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

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Sep 10th, 2018

Visitors to Provence are now able to enjoy a lot more golf for their euro after Golf International Pont Royal signed up to the Provence Golf Pass, which offers savings of up to 30 per cent of tee-times in the region.

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Sep 10th, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, is the only English venue to be accepted into a new collection of ‘the world's premier golf destinations', which launches later this month.

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Sep 10th, 2018

Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.

Titleist introduces new TS fairways

Titleist introduces new TS fairways

Sep 6th, 2018

The new Titleist TS fairway metals, born from the insights and technical breakthroughs of the Titleist Speed Project, are designed to drive faster ball speeds with higher launch, lower spin and increased MOI for more distance and game-changing forgiveness.

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Titleist introduces new TS drivers

Sep 6th, 2018

A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Sep 4th, 2018

There's nothing worse than getting out on the links only for you to feel a nasty twitch or ache which is going to curtail your golf capering once more. We tried this stuff and it was like having the wind at your back. Here's the science...

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 4th, 2018

1991 Masters winner, Ian ‘Woosie’ Woosnam OBE, will continue his 2018 Staysure Tour season as he is confirmed to return to Birmingham’s Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club between 4-7 October. Playing in the annual Farmfoods European Senior Masters, Woosie will join returning tournament host, Peter Baker.