Sep 11th, 2018
The Top 20 Golf Bets Of All Time Part 1 of 3: Numbers 20-16
The Top 20 Golf Bets Of All Time Part 1 of 3: Numbers 20-16
So close last weekend with Danny Lee 109/1 and J J Spaun 76/1 finishing 2nd and 3rd in the Mayakoba Classic In Mexico to Matt Kuchar! Two events this week, the DP world Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.
Titleist celebrated an incredible milestone for the Pro V1 golf ball at the Nedbank Golf Challenge this weekend, notching up its 3,000th win since the launch of the franchise in 2000 at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas.
One of the country's most popular golf-break destinations has a new look after being rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort.
Big Bertha is one of the most iconic names in golf equipment, designed to push the boundaries of innovation and performance, and today Callaway has announced the latest addition to the Big Bertha Family, the new Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids featuring ground-breaking technologies to deliver faster ball speed and easy launch.
MacGregor has launched its MACTEC water repellent golf bags.
As the build up to the Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson head-to-head continues, here's a little taster as Phil takes on Tiger at a bit of Golf Pong. And the winner is................?
It's Q School time at Lumine in the Costa Daurada. And here's how the course has been set up.
I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.
Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years. And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.
Get your golf boots on skinneeeyyy, the plane for the Bahamas is about to start boarding and it's got your name on it. Woaahh, I'm going to Barba..
Jodie Kidd..at Brocket Hall? Yes Sir, No Sir.
Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....
GolfSupport.com has surveyed 686 avid British golf enthusiasts to see how confident they are with the definitions of a range of golf words and phrases.
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Adri Arnaus shot a final round 69 (-3) to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in rhe Unitied Arab Emirates and secure his gradutation to the European Tour for the 2019 season.
Golf depends on the weather. The winter months bring on the “Shall I, shan’t I” feeling. It’s rarely too hot to play a round but in the winter months, the wind, rain and snow can put us off playing. The expression “fair weather golfer” has become a little derisory; c’mon, a bit of wind and rain won’t hurt you! But, ice and snow… hmmm.
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.
First the Ryder Cup - and then the top award from World of Leading Golf (WLG). It's been quite a year for Le Golf National.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
Swooping falcons, urinating turtles, Tri-pod the alligator, waddling ducks, and frisky iguanas: It's all in a day's work for the tour pro...
The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...
In an insightful stroke, Your Golf Travel, The World's Largest Golf Travel Company, has continued its rapid expansion by acquiring all the assets and brands of GolfThere Corporation for an undisclosed six figure sum.
Topgolf and The Professional Golfers’ Associations’ We Love Golf campaign will team up this month to get the women of Watford playing golf.
British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced that any European customer buying a new X9 Follow this Christmas will be able to claim a FREE Stewart Golf cart bag of their choice worth up to £199.
I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has launched the world’s softest premium 3-piece Urethane golf ball for the 2019 season.
It wasn't just the ghouls and spirits out last night. Stars of the PGA and LPGA were also up to no good. In a good way...
We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...
@King_geoffery on Instagram has one of the worst swings we have ever come across. In his honour here are ten of the worst golf swings you will ever see...
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 !!!
Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.
Danish golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, have continued their ground-breaking BIOM® story with the launch of the ECCO BIOM® G3 which showcases an evolution of comfort, style and innovation.
Cobra Golf® has introduced the 2019 KING F9 SPEEDBACK™ Drivers & Fairways. For the first time in the metal woods category, the SPEEDBACK™ family of metal woods achieves true optimisation of aerodynamics and a low center-of-gravity (CG), delivering the longest and fastest COBRA driver and fairways.
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have confirmed the dates for the major Tour events they will play host to in 2019, as the world-renowned venues continue to drive their reputation as world class golf destinations.
A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Someone clever once said: ‘Golf is a game in which you yell ‘Fore’, score six and write down five’. Mind you, he could have been wrong, as these 10 confessors comprehensively prove otherwise.
After 125,000,000 steps and 16,000 rounds, the 2018 FJ Walk of Champions concluded at the Home of Golf in October, with the event’s Grand Final.
When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.
Following seven years of consultations, on 1st January 2019 the governing bodies of the Rules of golf will implement the most comprehensive Rules changes seen in the game for 37 years. And on the 1st of November, Hamlyn Publishing will be launching 'The Offical Guide to the Rules of Golf R&A.'
The Boyne Resorts offer the most varied collection of golf course architecture anywhere in the US. Designers such as Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones and Donald Ross have all lent their names to courses here, but none is more stunning than the Arthur Hills masterpiece at Bay Harbor Golf Club.
Two men have been convicted for their parts in a £500,000 armed robbery at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
Edinburgh based Bruntsford Links Golfing Society saw a vote of 83.7% members cast in favour of allowing women members, with 67% of all eligible members participating.
The winning run came to an end last weekend with Sergio Garcia winning in Spain and Brooks Koepka in South Korea, both were favs so not on my radar for betting purposes! But we did get Ashley Chester placed at 74/1 in Andalucía and Gary Woodland 2nd at 40/1.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is preparing to welcome a host of amateur golfers from around the world to play in the Grande Troféu Vilamoura from 29th November to 1st December 2018.
Having recently claimed Virtuoso’s ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ award, Adare Manor has received further recognition after being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) ‘Golf Resort of the Year’.
A full line-up of Callaway and Odyssey products powered Sergio Garcia to become only the second player in European Tour history to win the same tournament three times in a row as he claimed victory at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation.
American Golf has been rescued from administration by private equity investor Endless, in a move that will save 112 stores and protect 900 jobs, but 20 stores are due to close.
The Logroño-La Rioja region in Spain was voted Undiscovered Destination of the Year at the prestigious International Golf Travel Market awards held this year in Slovenia. Here's our take on this amazing destination.
Unfortunately for golf fans, there are only four major championships each year and they all bundle into spring and summer. The 2018 US Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and US PGA are all in the books with Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, and Francesco Molinari emerging victorious – Koepka claiming the US Open and PGA Championship.
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.
World of Golf London, one of the busiest driving ranges in Europe with an average of 13 million balls hit each year, is enjoying a record period and has seen its business boosted by Ryder Cup fever following Europe’s victory in Paris.
Ryder Cup 2018 host venue, Le Golf National, is set to revolutionise its practice facilities with the introduction of Toptracer Range technology.
A huge rattlesnake has interrupted a game of golf on the 14th hole in St. Petersburg, Florida.
A jury has found Dustin Johnson’s former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, guilty of embezzling $26 million from his real estate company.
Chubbs the Alligator has been spotted out and about on his local golf course at Buffalo Creek after not having been seen for two whole years.
September saw the high drama of the Ryder Cup come around once again. Both sides battled it out to earn the right to call themselves the best, and Europe rightfully gained that privilege with an emphatic win over the USA.
A 4-week winning streak doesn't come easy. Nick Fleming studies the form, the course, previous year performers, the conditions, everything. If you fancy a flutter, you've come to the right place...
We all know golf balls are expensive, and there's nothing better than treating yourself to a sleeve of pristine TaylorMade TP5s. Only trouble is, three holes and £12 later you're scrambling around in that dark gravelly patch at the bottom of your golf bag looking for salvation in the form of a smiley Top Flite.
Sometimes it's just the simple things that make you laugh...
The Staysure Tour has announced that the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship will return to London Golf Club for the second consecutive year from August 1-4, 2019.
Golf Son Muntaner, the flagship course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, has announced the launch of a special discounted offer to mark the 18th anniversary of its opening.
The night's may be pulling in, but don't let that get in your way. Here's the London Golf Club's new Winter offering.
If you think Forest Dunes is in the middle of nowhere, you’re right, and it’s not totally a bad thing. What you’ll find is small town hospitality, exceptional lodging, exquisite dining and high-quality golf facilities.
Santiago Luna stayed in control throughout the final round as he marched to victory at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters.
adidas has announced a change to the adipower family of footwear that incorporates a new forging process as part of the design to provide extra stability for golfers throughout the swing.
Lucy Robson. Golfer and arch-caperer. It's been a while. So here she is, blazin' it up all over the place...
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.
With one week to go until this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters gets underway, the full list of professionals has now been announced for the Staysure Tour event which takes place at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.
Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club at Tryon Resort (formerly Cleghorn Plantation) has a rich history. In 1764, the Crown Governor of the Colony of NC granted land to John McDowell who grew wheat, cotton and corn on his plantation. Eleven years later, the plantation was purchased by William Cleghorn. Over 50 years later Cleghorn built the Manor House which has survived to this day!
What an incredible morning for Europe, as they continued to build on the momentum from Friday afternoon, when they trounced America 4- nil.
This was to be a critical session for the Americans if they were to have any hope of retaining the Ryder Cup. But it was to end honours even for the session, leaving the US with a Medinah like mountain to climb as Europe go into the final day 10-6.
For one week only, from 11th to 18th October, Topgolf is inviting you to try their extremely tricky #OneShotChallenge to win a great cash prize.
An international panel of experts has concluded that more people should be encouraged to play golf and enjoy its many health benefits.
The Golf Club at Linville Land Harbor didn’t just happen, it evolved over time; thirteen years to be exact. Work started in the autumn of 1969 under the guidance of well-known course architect Tom Jackson.
Golfstream, the Kent based trolley manufacturer and sole distributor of CaddyCell lithium batteries have launched their new lightweight waterproof cart bag, RRP £169.
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.
Former British Amateur champion Romain Langasque emerged victorious in the Challenge Tour's inaugural Hopps Open de Provence, at Golf International Pont Royal, after a rollercoaster of a final round.
No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.
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.
As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.
Carrossa has unveiled a glittering array of autumn packages to suit every holiday need, as Mallorca’s newest luxury hotel celebrates a hugely successful couple of months with tailor-made stays for golfers.
When golf visits the Twilight Zone... What really happened in golf back in the day...
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.
Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.
The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.
We love innovation and new thinking in golf, and here’s a great story on a new company that is trying to push the envelope. Introducing =Range Ball =.
A survey of 59 PGA Tour players, including four major winners, has revealed that 46% of them have played in tournament rounds while being hungover.
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’.
Callaway today announces the signing of talented young English golfer Matthew Jordan.
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.