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Trick Shot Tuesday: The Masters Special

Trick Shot Tuesday: The Masters Special

Mar 27th, 2018

It's Trick Shot Tuesday here at GolfPunk Towers, so we've gone in to the archive to celebrate Masters week. It's a tradition at 16 to try and skim the ball across the water in the practice rounds. Vijay managed to do this and then some...

Rules at The Masters – strictly no running

Rules at The Masters – strictly no running

Mar 27th, 2018

As running is strictly forbidden at Augusta National, fans have developed significant expertise in the art of speed-walking. Here's how to get the best seats in the house.

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.

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

Apr 9th, 2017

It's the close of Moving Day at the 2017 Masters. And here's five things we have learnt today. 

How to qualify for The Masters

How to qualify for The Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

As the Masters begins we thought we'd have a look at how you can qualify for it. And there are a suprising number of ways! 

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...

Tiger Woods to miss the Masters

Tiger Woods to miss the Masters

Apr 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods has confirmed he will not be playing in The Masters, 20 years since his first major triumph at Augusta National.

How will you be watching The Masters?

How will you be watching The Masters?

Mar 31st, 2017

Golf Care have conducted a survey on over 4,000 British golfers to reveal the nations habits and behaviours during The Masters. Here are their findings. 

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.

How not to bet at The Masters

How not to bet at The Masters

Mar 23rd, 2017

We all think we’re betting experts when it comes to the Masters. We see the course every year. The same players seem to do well round there, and some guys just have the perfect game for Augusta National. Add to that Skybet were giving 8 places, and there are only 89 players in the field? We couldn't fail to lose.

A message from the Masters

A message from the Masters

Mar 16th, 2017

When we get an email from Augusta National, we normally sit up and pay a bit of attenton. And as they want to promote what they see as an important and beloved fixture at Augusta National Golf Club, well then we're happy to help. 

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

May 9th, 2016

A trip to the 2017 US Masters, worth £17,000, will be up for grabs at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, next month, when visitors participate in a special event to relaunch the historic Colt course at the two five-AA Red Star golf club.

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Apr 14th, 2016

We all know Danny Willett won the Masters using Callaway clubs. Some of you will know he was wearing Callaway clothing and using Mitsubishi Rayon shafts in his woods. But did any of you notice that awesome watch he was wearing while collecting his green jacket?

The Masters Fantasy Challenge

The Masters Fantasy Challenge

Apr 5th, 2016

Augusta. Pine trees. Magnolias and all that jazz. Plus the GolfPunk Fantasy Challenge. Have you got what it takes to be a major champion? At Fantasy League golf? Join the fun for free and find out. Plus you can win a fancy Golf Buddy GPS Watch.

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..

Fred Couples out of The Masters

Fred Couples out of The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Fred Couples has withdrawn from The Masters due to "acute back problems." Here's the low down and why it will be the smallest field since 2002.

Tiger Woods out of the Masters

Tiger Woods out of the Masters

Apr 2nd, 2016

Tiger will not be making a surprise appearance at Augusta after all. His recover from back surgery goes on....

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

Mar 19th, 2016

Breaking News: Jose Maria Olazabal has announced he won't be taking part in this year's Masters. The two-time Masters champion is believed to be suffering from a form of rheumatoid arthritis.

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.

The Masters Par 3 Contest

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Apr 7th, 2016

There were nine holes in one last night at the Masters Par 3 Contest. 9. From 80 year old legend Gary Player, playing with Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, to back to back aces from Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, they're all here.

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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...

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

May 14th, 2018

I got my application to apply for 2019 Masters tickets today in the ballot via email - but the system does not seem to be coping at all. Six tries later, and I am still nowhere. What's going on????

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Apr 10th, 2018

As the dust settles on yet another enthralling and exciting Masters, with Patrick Reed ultimately emerging as champion, Your Golf Travel has unveiled an even more comprehensive range of Masters packages and experiences for 2019. 

Moving day at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Moving day at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Apr 8th, 2018

The forecast suggested that Augusta might be battered by storms today, but in reality it was an assembly of world class players who took this course to task. With Augusta’s oleaginous defences somewhat neutered by the moisture, a select band of extraordinary talents took full advantage. 

Day 2 at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Day 2 at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Apr 7th, 2018

As Day Two draws to a close, it’s testament to the renewed fervour of Tiger mania that a leaderboard featuring 6 major winners amongst the top 8 seems slightly disappointing.

Day one at the 2018 Masters: the GolfPunk wrap

Day one at the 2018 Masters: the GolfPunk wrap

Apr 6th, 2018

Day One of perhaps the most eagerly anticipated Masters is now in the books, and it was always going to be a challenge for this tournament to live up to the extraordinary hype surrounding it.

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

Apr 5th, 2018

We may have been wrong before but that's not going to stop us throwing our weight around... I mean, if we don't know who's going to win the Masters then who the blazes does??

Nightmare for Sergio Garcia at the 2018 Masters

Nightmare for Sergio Garcia at the 2018 Masters

Apr 5th, 2018

Sergio Garcia has had a right nightmare in the opening round at this year's Masters, as he carded a 13 on the par five 15th, to equal the record of most shots on a single hole ever.

All change at the 13th at Augusta

All change at the 13th at Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

The latest potential change, according to a Golfweek report, will allow club officials to lengthen the par-5 13th hole, which is one of the most famous risk-reward par-5′s in the game, and the last hole in Augusta’s famed Amen Corner. 

Take The GolfPunk Masters Quiz

Take The GolfPunk Masters Quiz

Apr 3rd, 2018

It's 0 sleeps until the Masters starts with the Par 3 competition!!!! We've put together a little Masters quiz to get you in the mood.

Top 20 Masters Dramas

Top 20 Masters Dramas

Apr 3rd, 2018

It's Masters Monday and to celebrate here we bring you the Top 20 Masters Dramas Ever

Top 6 Worst Masters Shots Ever

Top 6 Worst Masters Shots Ever

Apr 3rd, 2018

If you are of a delicate disposition, turn away now. These stomach churners will leave you aghast. And they're not all Greg Norman....

How To Master The Augusta Greens

How To Master The Augusta Greens

Apr 3rd, 2018

Jeff Ritter isn't just the Sultan of Swing, he's a perfectionist of putting too. Spending time at Augusta watching Tiger Woods Jeff noticed that Woods dealt with long putts a little differently than you would expect.

Fleming Golf Masters Tips

Fleming Golf Masters Tips

Apr 3rd, 2018

The Masters – the year's first major and one of the truly great events. Won last year by Sergio Garcia (tipped by yours truly!) Most bookmakers paying out each way on top 10 including Betfair exchange. If you have a few accounts shop around. This week I am advising each way top 10 with a few more selections than normal.

Ian Poulter wins the Houston Open

Ian Poulter wins the Houston Open

Apr 1st, 2018

Ian Poulter has won the Houston Open in dramatic style, with victory on the first playoff hole against 23-year-old American Beau Hossler, and with it his ticket to this year's Masters. 

The Tiger Woods' effect on Masters ticket prices

The Tiger Woods' effect on Masters ticket prices

Mar 29th, 2018

Tiger Woods’ comeback is hitting Masters ticket prices, and you will now have to pay a very pretty penny if you want to see the four-time Masters winner teeing it up at Augusta National.

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Mar 27th, 2018

The Masters inspires people in different ways. According to an article by Meg Mirshak of the Augusta Chronicle, a Georgia man has followed his twin passions for golf and architecture and has built a Masters leaderboard out of Lego.

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Feb 21st, 2018

The Masters (5th-8th April) has seen its fair share of shock winners down the years, with the likes of Danny Willet (2016) and Angel Cabrera (2009) embarrassing those setting odds for the tournament. While it has a decent record of delivering on the favourites, the bookmakers can often get it wrong. 

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.

Tickets for 2018 Masters go live

Tickets for 2018 Masters go live

Apr 13th, 2017

The ticket application for next year's Masters is already live. Here’s how you can book your tickets, or rather enter the lottery.

Mitsubushi wins the ‘shaft’ Masters

Mitsubushi wins the ‘shaft’ Masters

Apr 11th, 2017

It was a great Masters for Mitsubishi Shafts. Sergio Garcia won the Masters playing Mitsubishi Kuro Kage dual tini 80 tx in his TaylorMade driver, and Kuro kage s tini 80 x in his TaylorMade 3w and 5w. 

Snoop aims to make up the 'cool deficit'

Snoop aims to make up the 'cool deficit'

Apr 9th, 2017

Snoop Dogg thinks that the Masters suffers from a coolness deficit, and he plans to change that by bringing his brand of “hip hop flavour” to the tournament.

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...

Masters Day 2 tee times

Masters Day 2 tee times

Apr 7th, 2017

Day 2 of the Masters is now underway. Here are the full tee times and pairings for today's play.

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Apr 6th, 2017

Peter Alliss has said in an interview with Newsweek that this could be his last season commentating for the BBC at the Masters. 

Spieth & McIlroy back in the betting mix

Spieth & McIlroy back in the betting mix

Apr 6th, 2017

Following his fall last night, Dustin Johnson is no longer the clear favourite for The Masters. He's now in a three way tie with Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy at 7/1 with online bookmakers 888sport.

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...

Golf Betting: Past Masters Champions

Golf Betting: Past Masters Champions

Apr 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's new gun-slinger writer Keel Timmins has noticed that past Masters champions, no matter how old, have a habit of blazing up Augusta no matter what their form elsewhere. Very interesting...

Tiger Woods camp furious after Masters tee time leak

Tiger Woods camp furious after Masters tee time leak

Apr 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods' agent Mark Steinberg and Masters' officials have joined to react strongly after certain groupings for next week's Masters, including Tiger's, were allegedly revealed five days before they should have been.

Snoop to host Masters Jam

Snoop to host Masters Jam

Mar 29th, 2017

Snoop is hosting a party with Tanqueray Gin right down the road from Augusta National Golf Club, and just the night before the Masters kicks off.

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Mar 28th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has officially withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open as he need a good rest after his five–day victory in the WGC–Dell Match Play. And we can't blame him! 

Masters scripting for Brandt Snedeker & Bill Haas

Masters scripting for Brandt Snedeker & Bill Haas

Mar 28th, 2017

As the Masters starts to beckon, we’re getting the low down on what many of the star players will be wearing throughout the tournament. Here's how Brandt Snedeker and Bill Haas will be kitted out for the week.

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....  

BBC extend Masters rights

BBC extend Masters rights

Mar 16th, 2017

The BBC has agreed an extension to its deal to broadcast the Masters, so the broadcaster hasn't completely thrown in the towel over its golf coverage. 

Glencor Golf launches Masters promo

Glencor Golf launches Masters promo

Feb 23rd, 2017

Glencor Golf Holidays, the UK based golf tour operator, has unveiled a new promotion which gives golfers booking a holiday the opportunity to predict who will win the US Masters 2017 and win up to 1000 Euro in spending money. 

Rory's rib injury threatens Masters prep

Rory's rib injury threatens Masters prep

Jan 19th, 2017

Rory McIlroy's hopes of a fast start to the new golfing year have been shattered by his latest injury setback, and it has put a serious dent into his carefully laid plans to get his game peaking for another assault on an elusive Masters victory.

Teenager books Masters spot

Teenager books Masters spot

Jan 16th, 2017

Teenager Toto Gana from Chile sank a two–foot birdie putt to secure himself a place at this year's Masters by winning a play off victory at the Latin American Amateur Championship.

Who won out of us? GP Staff Masters Picks Results

Who won out of us? GP Staff Masters Picks Results

Apr 12th, 2016

The results are in! Who came top out of us? The GP Crew Masters picks... THE RESULTS!!! We've polled the opinions of everyone from Golf Nurse Carly Booth to Ronnie the GolfPug. Who will win the 2016 Masters and who is the dark horse?...

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Apr 10th, 2016

Well done Danny Willett. First Masters champion from England in 20 years. We've been reading Danny's brother PJ Willett's Twitter feed while watching this back nine, and his stream of consciousness has been genius! Enjoy that hangover...

Ernie Els 6 Putts The First

Ernie Els 6 Putts The First

Apr 7th, 2016

You've got a three foot putt for par. Six putts later you've made a ten. Bloody hell Ernie, we knew you were having trouble on the greens, but you could have at least concentrated. And you've just cost us two quid. Now we know why you were 250-1.