Sep 11th, 2018
From Miller Barber to Jim Furyk by way of Eamon Darcy and Natalie Gulbis. The weirdest golf swings ever. How do these guys get away with it???
From Miller Barber to Jim Furyk by way of Eamon Darcy and Natalie Gulbis. The weirdest golf swings ever. How do these guys get away with it???
There’s something special about visiting golf resorts. If you like the game, you must know how much of an impact the green-field venue has on the whole golfing experience. 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.
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.
Congratulations to Mrs Chris Evans, nee Natasha Shishmanian, who was the original GolfPunk Golf Nurse, as she had given birth to twins - a boy and a girl.
Pacific Links International (PLI), the world’s premier golf network, has announced a partnership with one of the UK’s best-loved golf clubs; London Golf Club.
American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Golf’s ultimate team competition is nearly here. Today, adidas Golf is celebrating the tradition, history and pride that embodies the Ryder Cup by unveiling a limited-edition version of the TOUR360.
Real Club de Golf El Prat, one of Europe’s most prestigious clubs, is set to further enhance the golfing experience it offers to visitors after unveiling plans to reorganise its stunning array of courses this autumn.
What are the first things that come to mind when you think of the Czech Republic? While it’s not an area of Europe that I have spent a substantial period of time meditating upon, the image that immediately springs to mind is that of Pavel Nedved.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.
What do paragliding to your hotel in Oman, having breakfast in the shadows of Mount Everest and a round of golf at Adare Manor have in common? They are all considered some of the world’s most unforgettable experiences.
adidas Golf continues to bolster its roster of young athletes. Today, adidas announced the signing of two of Europe’s rising stars in golf, Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise, to multi-year contracts. Jordan and Scalise will both wear adidas apparel and footwear on and off the course.
Thank the Lord, golf is getting a bit of an overhaul in an attempt to make it not look so ominous to would-be players, plus make our own lives on the links easier.
The GolfPunk guide to the best in the business when it comes to splitting fairways...
The Top 20 Golf Bets Of All Time Part 1 of 3: Numbers 20-16
You won't believe some of the things you find on golf courses around the world...
Beating, bitching and bullying. All in the name of healthy, loving parenting... Including: Phil Mickelson Snr; Davis Love II & BJ Wie
10 caddies earned more than $700,000 on the PGA Tour last year. And whoever is on the bag of the FedEXCup winner will walk away with a cheque for over $1,000,000.00. But who are the greatest caddies of all time?
This is a great story from the Action Network, on Paul Casey’s favourite betting story.
As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
The Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club is home to two outstanding golf courses – Deer Run and Turtle Run – northwest of Sebring, Flordia, in the unincorporated community of Sun ‘N Lake. Either course will put your golf game to the test.
The Philippines may be relatively unknown as a golf holiday destination, but it leaves a big smile on the faces of those who travel to play its courses.
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?
Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.
Now we're talking. Drones that deliver you beer direct to wherever you are on the golf course. What a world we live in...
Time to stop hitting the cross bar, I am going for value this week more than ever as the top players are under performing??? It looks like Horschel started last week when he withdrew due to Sinusitis !!
Your Golf Travel (YGT) and Chief Holiday Officer Lee Westwood have gone “The Extra Yard,” listening to customers and securing an incredible selection of value add-ons for those booking holidays for 2019 holidays between 1st and 30th September.
Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.
Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. Registration for the regional tournaments are open at topgolf.com/UKtour, with the UK leg of the tournament taking place at 6pm on 18th September at Topgolf Watford.
Close but no cigar last week with Tony Finau 59/1 coming 2nd and Adam Scott 5th at 54/1. It's the Dell Technologies in the USA, the second of the FedEx playoff events. We will just concentrate on USA.
Life can be hard on the Web.com Tour. You know you shouldn't really be there at all. You know you're better than this. So when you're aiming for one of the 25 Web.com Tour spots available to get you back where you belong, emotions run high.
Great to win the Wyndham with our 2 points selection Brandt Snedeker at 26/1. We also had CT Pan 2nd at 89/1. Two events this week but we leave the Czech event alone and concentrate on the first of the FedEx play off events the Northern Trust.
Samantha Stockton is your MBA-getting, Sea-Lion-capering, four-iron-favouring #SwinginSiren!!!
What's the worst thing you could do to put a man off his putting stroke? Bite one of his fingers off. Which just happened during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.
It's been a record breaking year for holes in one on The European Tour so they have dug through the archives and found ten of the best aces for your further viewing pleasure.
A day in the life of Swingin Siren Ashlee Mae...
SRIXON® has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.
Two main events this week the Nordea in Sweden which hasn’t attracted many top players so we concentrate on the Wyndham in USA !!!
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.
Annabel Dimmock is your fast car loving, Wentworth playing, Swingin' Siren. Here she is... on the road...
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have announced a series of major golf events to be hosted at the world-renowned venues to continue driving their world class golf destination.
Rodney Dangerfield's prototype becomes reality with Michelob's ultimate golf bag..., actually, they call it the ULTRA...
James Anderson was relaxing on a golf course with team mate Stuart Broad after their victory in the first test match against India at Edgbaston. But things didn’t go quite as planned.......
The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930.
American Golf and Callaway welcomed Europe’s strongest Long Drive field to Chester Racecourse on Thursday to do battle for the 2018 American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championships.
Model. Golfer. Ukraine. It's a hell of a combination. She has aspirations to play on the LPGA, and is currently writing as a golf travel blogger,. Ladies & genmtlemen, we give you Maria Orlova, our latest Swingin' Siren.
Scotland’s summer of golf continues next week when the spotlight turns to Royal Dornoch which hosts the Boys Home Internationals.
As the first dedicated Speedgolf Pairs event anywhere across the world, it was a bit of an experiment for British Speedgolf, but the winners made Reuters Top News on their twitter feed for setting this new pace in golf.
The stage is set for the year’s final major. Players will head to the difficult Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis in hopes of raising the Wanamaker Trophy. Today, adidas announced the apparel that players will be wearing as they look to make history at the 100th playing of the PGA Championship.
Normally, golfers should stay away from anything that’s blue on the golf course, but adidas is now encouraging it. adidas Golf have announced a new limited edition blue BOOST™ colourway available Aug. 1 to give players another style option for the best cushioning in the game.
It's a Paige Special!!!! New pics, vids and stuff...
With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .
GolfPunk has been heading up north for the Open, but before we hit Carnoustie it’s time to check out Aberdeenshire, and the golf courses that can be played there.
We’re off on a golfing pilgrimage to the Rioja region, which involves some sublime golf, amazing Rioja and brilliant food, mainly centred around tapas in all its different shapes and forms. What’s not to like?
Hotel Jardín Tropical in Tenerife has joined forces with one of the leading golf courses on the stunning island to offer a new unlimited golf package.
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!!!
Meet us at Putney Bridge, Franny, we said. And bring your Lambretta...
Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant.
Oakley have come on board as the official eyeware and clothing partner for the 2018 GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion, home of the newly opened Blu Restaurant.
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club has been confirmed as the Official International Travel Destination Partner of the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie.
Here are our top twenty weirdest Open Championship moments.
We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.
Leading rental agency Clubs to Hire has entered into a commercial partnership with Europe’s largest golf travel company, Golfbreaks.com, which will have enormous benefit for travelling golfers.
GolfBuddy, the world-leading developer of distance measuring devices made exclusively for golfers, is upgrading its most advanced GPS watch with the introduction of the WTX+.
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!!
You give golf a bad name... Several passersby were injured after a reckless driver in Stockholm threw golf balls at them from a moving vehicle.
The months of September and October are, historically, two of the warmest on the holiday island of Mallorca - so autumn is a great time to combine golf with a bit of culture in the capital city, with the events season in full swing.
Did this really happen? It's got the golf world going bonkers...
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.
Writing on what The Trump is planning to do at Doonbeg has refreshed memories of a great trip there when it first opened. That was way before The Trump had anything to do with it. So we thought we'd share some amazing images that were shot of the course by Getty legend David Cannon. Enjoy!
44-year-old Ho-sung Choi is a South Korean Touring Pro who makes his living primarily on the Japan Golf Tour. And this video of his golf swing has now gone viral, which comes as no surprise once you seen it!
Golfing prodigy Abhay Kapoor stunned onlookers by recording a hole in one during a golf lesson at 3 Hammers Golf Complex in Wolverhampton this weekend.
The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.
The outstanding quality of Dom Pedro Golf’s portfolio has again been recognised with the shortlisting of two of its championship courses for the title of Portugal’s Best Golf Course at the highly-respected World Golf Awards.
The GEN i1 may look like an ordinary golf ball, but its actually packed full of technology, and according to its founder, Jason Koo, it has a “launch monitor” inside. It's also supported by an expletive loaded video.
Whilst working for England Golf, former PGA Professional Simon Wood noticed that many people who were trying golf for the first time would come along to a few lessons on the range, but drift away again over time, having never made it on to the golf course, despite the high quality of the lessons. And he decided to do something about it.
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.
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.
The CEO and Founder of Clubface-Golf.com, Paul McEldon has just concluded a whirlwind trip to the USA that saw him meet with some of the most influential bodies in the USA golf industry and get their views on his innovative vertical social media platform for golf.
'Backstopping'. It's golf's latest term for us to get to grips with and it's causing mayhem with golf's morality and presents an awkward scenario for the rule book...
Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.
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 !!!
June 5th saw the world come together for its third annual celebration of women & girls golf – Women’s Golf Day 2018.
As the quest for short formats of the game continues the R&A this week announced its support of the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz After-Work Golf Cup.
Leona and Lisa Maguire, the highly talented Irish sisters who have just completed a glittering golfing scholarship at Duke University in North Carolina, have turned professional under the guidance of Modest! Golf, the exclusive management company set up by compatriot Niall Horan and the Modest! Management group.
PUMA Golf have announce the signing of sisters Leona & Lisa Maguire with immediate effect.
PUMA Golf has introduced today its Autumn Winter 2018 apparel and accessories collection.
Already regarded among the premier golf venues in France, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has taken its golfing experience to new heights after implementing a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system on its award-winning championship course.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa's reputation as one of the finest resorts in the world has been further strengthened after being named Spain's ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club' in the Golfers' Choice Awards of 2018 by users of respected website Leadingcourses.com.
Nike have released the Air Jordan Trainer ST G golf shoe in two new colourways for 2018 - wolf grey and white.
A relaxing combination of golf, gastronomy and wellness is on offer this summer at the mesmerizing Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentariogolfresortspa.it) located on the Monte Argentario promontory in the picturesque Maremma region of Tuscany in Italy.
The R&AB launched its Women in Golf Charter at an event in London this morning, hosted by Hazel Irwine.
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.
Watch this Top 10 rundown of the best golf tantrums!
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has launched a summer promotion to coincide with the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will give golfers a chance to stay and play for FREE.
Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has signed up as the first of a series of new ambassadors for the Golf Foundation to help promote this charity’s ‘Golf for All’ philosophy, which encourages young people of all abilities to enjoy all the benefits of golf.
The British Open Speedgolf Championships will take place on Sunday 9 September, returning to the superb Piltdown Golf Club, East Sussex just 20 miles from London Gatwick.
Leaders' Drives... Kim Jong IL... golfing Legend in his own nuclear bunker...