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I Hate You, Tom Watson!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

Nov 7th, 2018

When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Oct 31st, 2018

1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!  

Tommy Fleetwood's caddie drops a clanger

Tommy Fleetwood's caddie drops a clanger

Oct 28th, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood’s caddie dropped a clanger during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions when he failed to stop Tommy’s ball from going into the water.

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.

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Sep 28th, 2018

We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen? 

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.

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Sep 6th, 2018

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 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.                      

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Aug 4th, 2018

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. 

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Aug 3rd, 2018

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. 

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Aug 2nd, 2018

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. 

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.

Fleming golf tips for European Open and Canadian Open

Fleming golf tips for European Open and Canadian Open

Jul 24th, 2018

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!!!

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???....

Take on Sam Torrance in our Open Quiz

Take on Sam Torrance in our Open Quiz

Jul 18th, 2018

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...

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Jul 17th, 2018

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 branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Ian Poulter branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Jul 16th, 2018

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”.

adidas Golf reveal 147th Open apparel

adidas Golf reveal 147th Open apparel

Jul 13th, 2018

 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. 

Fleming Golf Tips for The 2018 Scottish Open

Fleming Golf Tips for The 2018 Scottish Open

Jul 11th, 2018

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!!

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Jul 9th, 2018

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.

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Jul 4th, 2018

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.

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Jun 21st, 2018

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.

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.

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.

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

Jun 18th, 2018

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 Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

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. 

Jeff Ritter's US Open golf tips

Jeff Ritter's US Open golf tips

Jun 17th, 2018

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. 

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

Jun 16th, 2018

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.

Take our fiendish U.S. Open Quiz

Take our fiendish U.S. Open Quiz

Jun 14th, 2018

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.  

The GolfPunk US Open Quiz p2

The GolfPunk US Open Quiz p2

Jun 14th, 2018

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!

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

Jun 12th, 2018

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...

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Jun 12th, 2018

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 !!!

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

Jun 8th, 2018

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.

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

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.

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.

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

May 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

May 18th, 2018

Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.

Fleming Golf Tips for the China Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the China Open

Apr 24th, 2018

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!!

Powerful field set for 2018 Volvo China Open

Powerful field set for 2018 Volvo China Open

Apr 21st, 2018

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.

Top 6 Customised Golf Carts

Top 6 Customised Golf Carts

Apr 17th, 2018

Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts.  They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.

Jon Rahm wins the Open de Espana

Jon Rahm wins the Open de Espana

Apr 15th, 2018

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.

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Apr 3rd, 2018

There has been a rare find in a charity shop in Houston. An original Masters Green Jacket from the 1960s. And it's already been sold. 

Bubba Watson set to bloom in G/Fore Disruptor shoes

Bubba Watson set to bloom in G/Fore Disruptor shoes

Apr 2nd, 2018

Following on from the release of the G/FORE shoes and gloves Bubba Watson will be wearing at this week's first Major,  here are the hand-painted custom Disruptor shoes he will be sporting during the traditional Par 3 Tournament. 

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. 

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson and G/Fore

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson and G/Fore

Mar 30th, 2018

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson ahead of this year's Maters, when the in form man of the moment will make a bid for his third Green Jacket. But when it  comes to shoes, it's G/Fore all the way for Bubba.

Bubba Watson wins WGC

Bubba Watson wins WGC

Mar 26th, 2018

He does things on the golf course that mesmerise and amaze us. Off the course he’s nuttier than a squirrel at a nut festival. Here he comes, right atcha, Bubba Watson.

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Mar 16th, 2018

Tommy Armour golf clubs are to make a comeback. The brand will be sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy stores in the USA, but will be sold online as well for UK fans of the brand.

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

Feb 13th, 2018

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.

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

Feb 2nd, 2018

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.

Ed's Letter: Phoenix Open Greatest Show On Earth

Ed's Letter: Phoenix Open Greatest Show On Earth

Jan 31st, 2018

It's back! The event that totally signals the start of the golf season proper. I look forward to this week as soon as Christmas makes way for the new year and, no offence to the Maybank Championship, there's only one game in town this week.

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Jan 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood has to be a shoe in for the Ryder Cup after this stunning 2017 season, and today's win in Abu Dhabi. But he seems to be trying to cover all the bases. for selection.

Bubba Watson calls out Wesley Bryant

Bubba Watson calls out Wesley Bryant

Nov 30th, 2017

Bubba Watson called out Wesley Bryan for a “Flick of the wrist challenge”, and posted a great video of himself knocking in a long putt one handed putt, without batting an eyelid. Here's how Wesley responded. 

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Nov 18th, 2017

You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...

Bubba Watson Hits The Ultimate SPLASH Shot!!!

Bubba Watson Hits The Ultimate SPLASH Shot!!!

Nov 7th, 2017

Bubba Watson proves here once again he plays the game a little bit differently to most. Practicing before the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters, the Masters specialist hit a splash shot out of a water bunker.

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Oct 26th, 2017

It's started to get a bit parky out but that's not going to stop our golf capering. Not when you've got a selection of rain jackets like this that'll keep you dry and toasty...