Apr 23rd, 2018
We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...
We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...
Just the one event this week and note it’s on the red button on Sky Golf TV.
Xander Schauffele leads the BMW Championship in Philadelphia on -13 under after shooting a six-under 64. He's certainly giving Jim Furyk something to think about...
Golfers have rarely been keen to discuss their political opinions. And – given the fact that the only golfers' opinions we'd care to know are all loaded and most likely vote accordingly – it's probably just as well.
The 148th Open Championship, which will be staged in Northern Ireland for the first time in 67 years, has sold out!
It's on. Tiger v Phil. Winner-takes-all $9m (£7m) exhibition match in Las Vegas over 18 holes at Shadow Creek GC.
How do you deal with a tipsy heckler giving your player a hard time during an important golf tournament? Point him out to an official? Threaten him with a short sharp trip to wedge town? Tiger's caddie Joe LaCava chose a different route...
Whatever happened to all the talk of 'The Big 4/5/6'? Two words. Tiger Woods. Actually, four words: Tiger Woods & Brooks Koepka.
Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!
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.
Welcome to the Tiger Woods Roast in which a brilliant comeback puts Jason Day firmly in his place. Plus WGC wrap and Tony Finau makes a fan's day!!
The galleries were large with few seats left within the first tee grandstand. For many, it would be a daunting experience as they settled their nerves ahead of their third round of a major championship.
Could the Olympic Skiing Champion be the one to finally circle Tiger's square? Well, no, obviously, they broke up. But ever since Lindsey has been apparently supportive of Tiger's comeback. Last night, however, things seem to have changed...
Georgia Hall has continued with her fine form from yesterday at Royal Lytham St Annes and in doing so, has put herself in a prime position to contend at this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open. However, it is Pornanong Phatlum that finds herself in pole position at the halfway stage with a one-stroke advantage over the Brit.
You have to go back to 2009 in order to remember the last time that a British player last won the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Back then, Catriona Matthew sealed victory after giving birth to her daughter only 11 weeks prior. It has been a long wait but perhaps Royal Lytham St Annes could provide another British winner.
Richard McEvoy has won his first European Tour title with a 20-foot putt on the final hole.
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.
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.
What a great last day at the Open last Sunday, there were at least 12 possible winners with 6 holes to go and it's fair to say Tiger is back!!! The winner Francesco Molinari by 2 shots from Justin Rose but it was Tiger that had the crowd on its feet!!!
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.
These guys ought to know what they're talking about... Right?
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???....
Here are our top twenty weirdest Open Championship moments.
The Open is nearly upon us. So what better way to embrace the impending glory of the greatest golf festival on earth, than by taking on Sam Torrance in our Open Quiz. Good luck, he knows a few things...
We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.
Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.
The third major of the year is usually one that pits players against the unpredictable elements. For that reason, it’s even more important that players have everything they need to perform their best on the course.
Two events this week the Scottish Open and the John Deere Classic. We concentrate on the Scottish Open, the last event before The Open. Two near misses last week in Ireland with both Jon Rahm and Andy Sullivan placed!!
There's a new cocktail in town and it's got your name on it...
The prize fund for this year’s 147th Open Championship has increased by $250,000 to a total of $10.5 million. The winner will take home $1.89 million, the R&A confirmed on Monday.
Russell Knox has won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, as the 33-year-old Scot secured a play-off win over New Zealander Ryan Fox.
Two events this week - the Irish Open and the Greenbrier in the USA. We will focus on the Irish Open, which has attracted a great field and is the ideal warm up for the Open in 2 weeks.
Tiger Woods has shot a five-under 65 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National in Maryland and now sits five shots off the lead.
Justin Thomas is the only US Ryder Cup player who has made it over the pond to play the French Open at Le Golf National in Paris, the home of this year's Ryder Cup. Taking one for the team?
Tiger Woods has been spotted working with a TaylorMade mallet putter in the lead into the Quicken Loans National. Could this be the equipment change that he needs to sort out his putting?
Tony Jacklin's got plenty to say on the US Open, Phil Mickelson, The Open and Golf Sixes. Here's his take on the current world.
Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.
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.
It was an extraordinary week. The US Open never fails to deliver. What that actually is we're not sure but, right or wrong, you couldn't take your eyes off it...
Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances.
Mizuno is celebrating after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the U.S. Open for the second consecutive year at Shinnecock Hills.
In a week in which Titleist celebrated its historic run as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open for 70 consecutive years, the Pro V1 family did not disappoint.
Here's Jeff Ritter's tips for how to win the US Open. Pay attention Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka, and Dustin Johnson. You might need these thoughts in your bag tomorrow.
Jeff Ritter helps you get out of the deep rough - a crucial play if you want to win the 118th US Open. Listen up people.
Check out this amazing footage as Storm Hector creates carnage at the site of the Scottish Open.
It's moving day!! And it doesn't move any movier than the US Open!!!
Dustin Johnson is in charge of the US Open, as he shot a three-under-par 67 to take a four shot lead, and is now the only player to be under par at the half way mark in what has been a gruelling first two days at Shinnecock Hills.
Phil Mickelson has had a moment of complete madness, as he has hit his ball when it was still in motion. Shinnecock is breaking players' minds....
The US Open at Shinnecock Hills is here! Tiger is back and Phil is desperate to win the one major he hasn't. Here's our Quiz testing your knowledge of all things US errrm, Openish! Come and have a go if you think you're smart enough.
Whoop whoop whoop! It's US Open time. Shinnecock looks like a monster. A tame-able monster? Who knows. Certainly not me. What I do know is I just got 15/18 in the GP US Open quiz P2. Which is not great considering I set the questions... Let's see how you can do!
Shinnecock is clearly tough this year, but it doesn't look anything like as tough as it was for these – here it is, the Top 5 Hardest US Opens Of All Time...
A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!
Tiger Woods will be reportedly staying in his 155-foot, $20 million yacht when he plays the US Open. What’s not to like? Well, let's find out...
The USGA have released the tee times and pairings for next week’s US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and there is one almighty supergroup that is going to be unleashed on us. Plus here are the full tee times and pairings for days one and two.
On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.
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.
The second Major of the season is almost upon us, and this year’s edition looks more open than most US Opens in recent years.
Tiger Woods was looking for a bounce back after a 72 on Thursday, and he cannot have been too disappointed with a second round of 67, which included an eagle from 95 yards at the par-five 11th, which moved him to five-under.
Tiger Woods is playing Graphite in a driving iron this week, as he put a MItsubishi Tensei pro white hybrid shaft 100g in his Tmag driving iron.
Tiger may have won this event five times (last time in 2012), but he needed all his powers of recovery to come back from an ugly front nine which included two bogeys and a double-bogey 7 at the par 5 15th (his sixth hole) where his tee shot flew out of bounds.
Great to have the winner of BMW PGA at Wentworth in Francesco Molinari 24/1 and Brandon Grace 16/1 and Kiradech Aphibarnrat 59/1 placed. And now it is time for Memorial and the Italian Open.
Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, is fully geared up for its debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on 25th June 2018.
An anonymous bidder has paid the princely sum of $50,000 to caddy for Tiger Woods at the Hero World Challenge Pro-Am in November.
Paige Spiranac met Tiger Woods for the first time on Friday at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas and posted about it to her 1.4 million Instagram followers.
Tiger Woods will tee it up at The 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie in July, it has been confirmed.
We've all said it to ourselves at some point on the golf course. Just stop trying to hit the darned thing so hard. But what is the driver for, if not for blasting that puny little white thing into orbit?
The cream of Italian golf is hoping that a return to Sicily will help inspire them to success in front of their home fans when they take part in the 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open at Verdura Resort this month.
So near to a 99/1 winner last week with Van Rooyen and Bjork 94/1, who both got to the joint lead in the final round only to lose to a determined Levy who is trying to get in Ryder cup squad!! This week we will give the New Orleans event a miss as its pairs and I am fairly sure not taken too seriously?? So we concentrate on the China Open!!
The 2018 Volvo China Open has attracted a powerful field of star players from The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the China Golf Association for the 24th staging of the RMB 20 million at Topwin Golf and Country Club from April 26-29.
Jon Rahm was won his maiden European Tour event, with a three shot victory over Ireland's Paul Dunne, with Nacho Elvira and George Coetzee in third and fourth places respectively.
Paul Dunne shot a brilliant 65 to take a three shot lead into moving day at the Open de Espana. But write off a well placed Jon Rahm at your peril.
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.
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.
Rory lurking, Tiger crouching, Stenson leaping, DeChambeau being scientific...
After a great up and down on the 14th to get within one of the lead, Tiger Woods blows it with an OB from his drive on the 16th. Oh, Tiger, when will you sort your driving out???!!!
Bryson DeChambeau, with his one-length Cobra irons, joined Henrik Stenson at the top of the leaderboard at Bay Hill while Tiger trod water and Rory showed he is beginning to tread lightly in the right direction.
Tiger Woods continued his impressive comeback with a first round 68 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
There's no doubt about it. Tiger Woods' return to the PGA Tour is live and dangerous. He's two shots after the lead going into moving day. Begging the question. Will he go for it or continue his steady-as-she-goes approach?
Don't say it too loud but Tiger Woods could be back in the winner's circle come Sunday night...
Wowzers. Tiger is back and hitting pearlers like this...
Tiger Woods has confirmed via Twitter that he will play in two imminent events - the Valspar Championship and the Arnold Palmer Invitational - as he prepares for anothe Masters challenge.
It's tough out there, the cut was +6. But that didn't bother Tommy Fleetwood. It didn't inconvenience Tiger that much either...
Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker have been named as Vice Captains of the United States team for the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in September.
Tiger Woods has missed the cut at Riveira for the first time in nine appearances as a pro.
St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.
There have been new record crowds at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, with over 719,179 people attending! Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
A new era for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was unveiled today with news that the tournament, from 2019 onwards, will be hosted annually by some of the greats of the Irish game.
The CobraPUMA brothers Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau both shot -5 66s at TPC Scottsdale for -10 totals, that's just 132 shots...
Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf has boosted TV ratings, but he was not responsible for the Golf Channel breaking a six-year-old record.
The Waste Management Phoenix Open has lived up to its reputation as an event where boundaries are pushed to the limit, and this year’s event has been no different as it witnessed its first ever streaker.
Get ready for lift off. The Waste Management Phoenix Open starts Thursday and here are the tee times...
He might not be leading a tournament he's won eight times in the past, and he might be accusing himself of playing "gross", but he has made the cut and he's moving in the right direction. Plus he's one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson... The Tiger is back. Sort of...
Tiger Woods has made the cut at Torrey Pines with a late birdie taking him into the weekend.
In a Sports Illustrated article by Tim Layden, the author asks Vonn what it was like to date a man as "famous — and infamous" as Woods.
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.
Tiger Woods has revealted that he struggled to walk and needed help getting out of bed during his recovery from a back injury.
Tiger Woods has split with Chris Como, his swing coach of three years wokring together.
According to Golf Week, Tiger Woods will play in the 2018 Genesis Open on 15-18 February, as his comeback gathers pace.
Jack Nicklaus has admitted that he could not be bothered to watch the return of Tiger Woods at the recent Hero World Challenge but what he saw 'looked good'.