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Trevor Nelson to rock the Shire

Trevor Nelson to rock the Shire

May 19th, 2016

Radio DJs, is there anything they can't do? Radio 1's Trevor Nelson is turning the Shire into a gigantic nightclub on July 1st...

The Shire is #1 club in London

The Shire is #1 club in London

May 27th, 2016

The Shire London is celebrating its new status as London’s #1-ranked golf club, as voted for by the users of golfshake.com.

Captain Thomas Bjorn inspires Shire London golfers

Captain Thomas Bjorn inspires Shire London golfers

Oct 11th, 2017

A riveting speech from the 2018 European Ryder Cup Captain stirred the blood and entranced golfers at the conclusion of the Thomas Bjørn Trophy, held at The Shire London on Monday 9th October 2017.

The Dye London

The Dye London

Apr 12th, 2017

As we reported yesterday, a spectacular new 18–hole Tour–style golf course, The Dye London, has been granted planning permission in a decision by The Planning Inspectorate this week. Here's more information on this very exciting development. 

The Dye London wins planning approval

The Dye London wins planning approval

Apr 11th, 2017

One of the world's top golf architects has pledged to create a spectacular new challenge for London's golfers before the decade is out.

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

Feb 22nd, 2016

We got called out on twitter the other week over the fact that The Shire was not the only golf course to be designed in the UK by Seve Ballesteros. So we looked further under the bonnet, and this is what we found – a controversial mystery wrapped up in a lot of anecdotal evidence involving the Dave Thomas-designed Westerwood Golf Club in Glasgow.

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

London to get two new 18-hole golf courses

Aug 10th, 2018

Golfers in the south east of England will soon get two spectacular new 18-hole courses to play on, plus improvements to one of London’s most prominent existing golf courses, in a partnership announced between USA golf architects the Dye family and UK golf course developers the Menai-Davis family of north London.

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

Jun 4th, 2018

Even bigger, even better, and more music than ever before – and this time it’s Motown. That’s what’s going on at The Shire London.

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.

Seve’s 60-year legacy

Seve’s 60-year legacy

May 3rd, 2017

The Shire London, where Ballesteros designed his only full UK golf course, has created a special 'Seve 60' deal in May 2017, in his memory.

Thomas Bjorn becomes Honorary Captain

Thomas Bjorn becomes Honorary Captain

Mar 20th, 2017

As it approaches its 10th Anniversary celebrations this summer, The Shire London has announced that Thomas Bjørn, European Ryder Cup Captain, will be its Honorary Captain for 2017–18.

Els for Autism Foundation

Els for Autism Foundation

Jan 20th, 2017

The Golf Trust has announced a new partnership with The Els for Autism Foundation, with activity to offer UK individuals on the autism spectrum the opportunity to use golf as a life skills and physical development tool.

World No 1 long drive coach

World No 1 long drive coach

Nov 3rd, 2016

Lee Cox, head PGA Professional at The Shire London, is long driving coach to long driving champion Joe Miller. Here’s the story behind their winning partnership.

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.

Stay the course, extend the season

Stay the course, extend the season

Nov 2nd, 2018

Under Armour’s Fall/Winter ’18 collection delivers the technologies and performance benefits you need to keep your game going in any type of weather.

adidas Golf Reaches New Heights With The Go-To Adapt Jacket

adidas Golf Reaches New Heights With The Go-To Adapt Jacket

Oct 4th, 2018

A reliable jacket – for golf or otherwise – is hard to find. Luckily, adidas has a new option. adidas Golf recently announced the Go-To Adapt Jacket, the wear-anytime, layering piece that is designed to specifically be your “go-to” when you need it most.

Get the luxury look at Le Golf National

Get the luxury look at Le Golf National

Sep 25th, 2018

The @petermillargolf store in the Official Ryder Cup Merchandise area at Le Golf National is now open for business and spectators are in for a real treat, with the brand's full Ryder Cup crested collection available to purchase from now until the final putt on Sunday.

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

Sep 14th, 2018

The home of one of Europe’s greatest Ryder Cup moments, the award-winning Belfry hotel and spa is set to welcome back a true golfing icon to its course next month. Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, will grace the iconic Brabazon Course once again on 24 September.

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

Sep 7th, 2018

As the only venue in the world to have hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions, The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup, taking place at Le Golf National in Paris from 28th – 30th September 2018. 

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Aug 14th, 2018

Renowned as one of the world’s leading luxury golf lifestyle brands, Peter Millar has been an Official Licensee with Ryder Cup Europe since 2012, delivering its loyal customer base and avid fans of the biennial event with a bespoke range of stylish apparel and accessories adorned with the iconic Ryder Cup logo.

On the golf road with Kelly Rohrbach

On the golf road with Kelly Rohrbach

Aug 11th, 2018

Kelly Rohrbach; A former division one college golfer. A Sports Illustrated Swimwear model. Leo DiCaprio's ex. Plus she played CJ Parker in Baywatch!

The 148th Open Heading For Sell-Out

The 148th Open Heading For Sell-Out

Aug 11th, 2018

There has been unprecedented demand for tickets and hospitality from fans wanting to attend The 148th Open at Royal Portrush from 14-21 July 2019. They have now completely sold out of Weekly, Weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Championship Day Tickets.                      

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Aug 9th, 2018

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.

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Jul 24th, 2018

Francesco Molinari withstood a final round challenge from playing partner Tiger Woods to win his first Major title at the 147th Open Championship with another world-class putting performance using his Bettinardi BBZero Tour putter.

2018 The Open GP Wrap

2018 The Open GP Wrap

Jul 24th, 2018

After three days where the Angus breeze barely whispered against Carnoustie’s tobacco-burnt fairways, on the fourth and final day it blustered with familiar gusto. Here's GP's take on the last day.

Ball spotting at the 147th Open Championship

Ball spotting at the 147th Open Championship

Jul 22nd, 2018

Rachael McQueen, the GolfPunk Golf Nurse and Skechers GoGo Golf ambassador, has been out as a ball spotter at this year’s 147th Open Championship, and we caught up with Rachael to ask her about her first experience as an official ball spotter.

GolfPunk at The Open Day 2 with Rachel McQueen

GolfPunk at The Open Day 2 with Rachel McQueen

Jul 20th, 2018

Day 2 at ther Open with the GolfPunk dudes Tim, Rachel & Jonny. How did their 1st round predictions go? And how the hell did they get this ridiculous venue towering over the R&A's main entrance???....

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

Jun 22nd, 2018

The Grove, London's ultimate five-star retreat, today launches its new and exclusive Tour Truck Experience, an open-to-all custom-fitting solution that introduces everyday golfers to tour-inspired game analysis and equipment recommendations.

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Jun 20th, 2018

Mullinax 289/1! Amazing goings on at the US Open over the weekend, Brooks Koepka wins for second year in succession and Phil Mickleson try's playing crazy golf on the putting green!!! Our best selection Tony Finau was placed 5th at 109/1.

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Jun 20th, 2018

Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled three new highly covetable limited edition single malts to tee-off its prestigious, five-year partnership with The Open.

Rickie Fowler's looks for the 118th US Open

Rickie Fowler's looks for the 118th US Open

Jun 6th, 2018

When it comes to the second major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘18 Collection.

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...

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

May 9th, 2018

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.    

Golf in Islay the Stratajet way

Golf in Islay the Stratajet way

Apr 23rd, 2018

We’re off on a golf trip with a difference. A big difference. We’re flying to the beautiful island of Islay, the southern most of the Inner Hebrides, to play the magnificent Machrie. And we are doing the trip on a Learjet. 

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Apr 17th, 2018

Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

It's the Golf Oscars

It's the Golf Oscars

Mar 6th, 2018

Some of the golf industry’s very best clubs, resorts and individuals gathered at The Grove on February 26 for 59club’s 8th annual ‘Service Excellence Awards Ceremony’. Here are the winners of the Golf Oscars.

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

Mar 3rd, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has further underlined its status as one of the world’s leading golf resorts after it  was recognised with ‘Gold Flag’ status at the 59club awards ceremony, whilst its Director of Courses & Estates Angus Macleod was also named Greenkeeper of the Year.

Innovation at the GolfSixes

Innovation at the GolfSixes

Feb 27th, 2018

Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn will partner his Solheim Cup counterpart Catriona Matthew when the European Tour includes women in a team golf event for the first time later this year.

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.

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'

The Belfry named as Europe's best golf hotel

The Belfry named as Europe's best golf hotel

Nov 27th, 2017

The Belfry Hotel & Resort continues to wow golfers from across the globe as it was named ‘Europe’s Best Golf Hotel’ for a second consecutive year, as well as ‘England’s Best Golf Course and ‘England’s Best Golf Hotel’ for a fourth year running at the 2017 World Golf Awards, held at La Manga Club Resort over the weekend.

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. 

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.

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Dai Rees

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Dai Rees

Oct 19th, 2017

He was a short, no-nonsense Welshman whose tough attitude inspired perhaps the greatest victory in the history of the Ryder Cup. Meet Woosie’s predecessor and childhood hero, the man who kept the Cup alive …

Golf tips – Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Golf tips – Ian Poulter: Bravery Off The Tee

Oct 19th, 2017

Scaredy Cat Scaredy Cat, sitting on the, errmm, golf mat. No need to be afraid anymore. Ian Poulter is here to show us how to attain true bravery on the tee. No matter what is in front of you...

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. 

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.

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

Sep 1st, 2017

Nine amateur golfers from across the UK are just one shot away from landing  $1million after they qualified for the hole–in–one challenge final, run in partnership by Million Dollar Hole In One and American Golf.