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Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Feb 10th, 2017

Tiger Woods has announced that due to ongoing back spasms, similar to what he experienced in Dubai, he will be unable to compete in the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic.

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

May 21st, 2018

The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.

Journeyman pro shoots the lights out

Journeyman pro shoots the lights out

May 19th, 2018

Here’s an incredible front nine to remember. Michael Arnaud, a 36-year-old journeyman pro since 2004, who has only once ever played on the PGA Tour and had only made one start on the Web.com Tour this season, caught light on the front nine at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

May 18th, 2018

Marc Leishman has shot a 10-under 61 on the new Trinity Forest course to lead the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Joakim Lagergren claims first win with Wilson irons

Joakim Lagergren claims first win with Wilson irons

May 15th, 2018

Wilson player Joakim Lagergren claimed his first European Tour title by winning the Rocco Forte Sicilian Open on the first playoff hole on Sunday. In doing so, he also climbed into the top-30 on the Race-to-Dubai rankings for the first time.

Bring a friend to the global golf celebration

Bring a friend to the global golf celebration

May 15th, 2018

With venues in nearly every continent and the number of host venues growing by the day it’s time to sign up your female friends and family to take part in the largest global celebration of women and girls golf – Women’s Golf Day (WGD).

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

May 15th, 2018

Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.

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.

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

May 14th, 2018

I got my application to apply for 2019 Masters tickets today in the ballot via email - but the system does not seem to be coping at all. Six tries later, and I am still nowhere. What's going on????

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

May 11th, 2018

On the course, the Ryder Cup record since 1979 stands at Europe 10.5 - USA 8.5. However, who’s winning or losing off the course in the fashion stakes is less than clear. Neither team has really won in this category over the years so, looking back at the history of the Ryder Cup, who has traditionally dressed the worst?

It's GolfSixes time and we have a 66 tickets to give away

It's GolfSixes time and we have a 66 tickets to give away

May 2nd, 2018

It's time for the second GolfSixes which will again be hosted at Centurion Golf Club, St Albans, on May 5th and 6th. GolfPunk has teamed up with the European Tour offer GolfPunk readers 66 FREE tickets to the event, plus an exclusive ticket price promotion.

GolfSixes tee times and pairings

GolfSixes tee times and pairings

May 2nd, 2018

The much anticipated GolfSixes match between England and England Women starts at 12:04 on Saturday May 5, with Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace going up against Georgia Hall and Charley Hull. Here are the full pairings and tee times for the event. 

 MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

May 1st, 2018

With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.

Danish duo are to be BJØRN again at Verdura

Danish duo are to be BJØRN again at Verdura

Apr 26th, 2018

European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjørn and World Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen will have high hopes of claiming another European Tour victory for Denmark next month after adding their names to the impressive line-up that will take part in the 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open at Verdura Resort.

Enjoy the full VIP tournament experience

Enjoy the full VIP tournament experience

Apr 24th, 2018

Golfbreaks.com, Europe’s largest and longest established golf travel company, has announced the launch of the inaugural Golfbreaks.com International Pairs Championship.

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.

Sergio Garcia throws a fit

Sergio Garcia throws a fit

Apr 21st, 2018

Sergio recent golfing woes have not stopped as yesterday he threw a fit of temper on the par-4 fifth at the Texas Valero Open, and with it his new Callaway driver.

adidas Signs No.1-Ranked Amateur Joaquin Niemann

adidas Signs No.1-Ranked Amateur Joaquin Niemann

Apr 18th, 2018

adidas is adding another top player to the roster. Today adidas Golf announced the signing of Joaquin Niemann to a multi-year contract that includes him wearing adidas headwear, apparel, and footwear on the course. Niemann becomes just the second 19-year-old to sign with adidas Golf behind Sergio Garcia who signed with adidas in 1999.

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.

The hidden dangers of the fairway

The hidden dangers of the fairway

Apr 15th, 2018

Golf clubs up and down the country will see the first real surge of activity as players inspired by events in Augusta enthusiastically book a tee time at their local course. However, for many of those players, who will not have picked up a driver since last year, the fairway can present hidden dangers.

First worldwide Crazy Golf Tournament launched

First worldwide Crazy Golf Tournament launched

Apr 14th, 2018

Talented set designer and ex pub manager, Elliot Scott has rejuvenated the campy seaside classic ‘sport’ of Crazy Golf and is now launching an even more unexpected world tour.

Drug Cheats Least Likely to be in Golf, Say 90% of Fans

Drug Cheats Least Likely to be in Golf, Say 90% of Fans

Apr 10th, 2018

From former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins crossing an “ethical line” with the use of a powerful drug to prepare for races, to claims a quarter of English Football League players were not drug tested by UK Anti- Doping (UKAD) last season. Doping in sport is a reoccurring and divisive topic. But what about golf?

Hublot celebrates Patrick Reed's maiden major

Hublot celebrates Patrick Reed's maiden major

Apr 10th, 2018

Hublot Ambassador, Patrick Reed, highlighted his prodigious talent and battling spirit with a maiden Major victory at The Masters Tournament, sealing his place in the annals of golfing history alongside the greatest players ever to have played the game. 

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.

 Danish star Søren Kjeldsen joins fan club

Danish star Søren Kjeldsen joins fan club

Apr 5th, 2018

PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club has hosted some of the biggest names in golf, and four-time European Tour winner Søren Kjeldsen has revealed that he enjoyed playing at the resort so much he returned for another round just three days later.

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.

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.

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Apr 3rd, 2018

Adidas have taken inspiration from Augusta National’s legendary pimento­–cheese sandwich to launch a limited edition “Crossknit Boost” golf shoe.

Charley Hull and Jodi Ewart Shadoff in contention

Charley Hull and Jodi Ewart Shadoff in contention

Apr 1st, 2018

Charley Hull and Jodi Ewart Shadoff are both in contention at the ANA Inspiration, the first women’s major of the year, but they still have their work cut out if they are to catch Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg, who takes a three-shot lead into the final round.

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. 

Take The Mastermind Golf Challenge

Take The Mastermind Golf Challenge

Mar 31st, 2018

Last night was the final of this year's Mastermind, and historian Michael Taylor was in the famous black chair answering questions on major championship golf since 1997. So how would you have got on?

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Mar 29th, 2018

Details for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Professional Qualifier have been announced, with the qualifier set to take place on Monday July 16th at Nailcote Hall & Country Club, Warwickshire, host venue for the main Championship in August.

Drive, chip and putt qualifying opens

Drive, chip and putt qualifying opens

Mar 29th, 2018

As the 2018 Masters quickly approaches, so, too, does a special tradition at Augusta National Golf Club that annually takes place on the eve of the Tournament. 

adidas Golf Welcomes Haotong Li

adidas Golf Welcomes Haotong Li

Mar 27th, 2018

adidas Golf’s roster of marquee players is getting a welcomed addition. Today adidas announced the signing of Haotong Li to a multi-year apparel and footwear contract as he seeks to continue his meteoric rise as one of the top players in the world.

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House

Mar 20th, 2018

Close House and attached tour professional Lee Westwood, in partnership with Lookers Motor Group and PING, have announced that the second annual Junior Masters will be played at Close House on 29th October 2018.

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2018

Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Mar 18th, 2018

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???!!!  

Golfers to chase their dreams

Golfers to chase their dreams

Mar 14th, 2018

Thousands of amateur golfers from over 1,900 clubs will get the chance to chase their dreams with Bridgestone, after the world’s number one tyre and rubber company] confirmed that it will again run the Chase Your Dream Trophy with England Golf.

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Mar 10th, 2018

Most golf lovers can’t make it to the course to see all their favourite players in action, and watching from the sofa can get a bit old. But there are exciting ways for fans to bring their love of the game to the next level. From hosting themed parties to volunteering at golfing events, there’s a hole-in-one idea for every golfing fan out there!

Fleming Golf Tips Mexico WGC

Fleming Golf Tips Mexico WGC

Mar 1st, 2018

Brilliant first European tour success for our selection 70/1 Eddie Pepperell at the Qatar Masters, it looked until the last few holes that one of our selections Tommy Fleetwood or Alex Noren would prevail over in USA but the brilliance of Justin Thomas won the day !!

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Feb 21st, 2018

The Masters (5th-8th April) has seen its fair share of shock winners down the years, with the likes of Danny Willet (2016) and Angel Cabrera (2009) embarrassing those setting odds for the tournament. While it has a decent record of delivering on the favourites, the bookmakers can often get it wrong. 

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Feb 19th, 2018

Following the introduction of several new players, a new title sponsor in Staysure and brand-new tournaments around the globe, the European Senior Tour is on the rise, with the Farmfoods European Senior Masters one of the newest events on the map.

Emotional win for Bubba at Riviera

Emotional win for Bubba at Riviera

Feb 19th, 2018

It was a highly emotional victory for Bubba Watson at Riviera, where he claimed his third Genesis Open on Sunday, as he broke down in tears of joy and relief.