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Golf tips – How to hit great iron shots

Golf tips – How to hit great iron shots

Mar 4th, 2017

Great iron shots every time: This is a great tip for making sure you keep your arms compact through the swing. Compact arms = crisp, powerful iron shots.

I will never feel great again

I will never feel great again

Feb 9th, 2017

Tiger Woods has admitted that  he will "never feel great again" as his body deals with the knee and back operations that have afflicted him over recent years.

Callaway launch Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods

Callaway launch Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods

Jan 5th, 2017

Callaway has launched Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods, which incorporate Callaway’s revolutionary and proprietary triaxial carbon composite material to enhance forgiveness, power and accuracy. 

'Duel in the sun' crowned the Open's greatest finish

'Duel in the sun' crowned the Open's greatest finish

Jul 17th, 2016

Following the culmination of almost two months of voting across the world, Glenmorangie, The Spirit of The Open is pleased to announce that the ‘Duel In The Sun’, between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry in 1977 has been chosen as The Open’s all-time Greatest Finish.    

The Great Big Bertha!!!

The Great Big Bertha!!!

Aug 4th, 2015

So we told you Kiradech Aphibarnrat won with a new Callaway prototype driver. Well, this is the beast in question – an all new Great Big Bertha. Callaway claim it represents the next frontier in driver design, and it’s built to get the most distance for everyone.

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Jul 5th, 2018

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.

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Jun 1st, 2018

After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.

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.

15 great tips for your next golf holiday

15 great tips for your next golf holiday

Jan 10th, 2018

Getting your Golfing year off to a flying start is important but let’s face it: January is mostly short days and rock-bottom temperatures. Which probably makes it the best month to plan your time in the sun. 

On Course Foundation in for a great Christmas bonus

On Course Foundation in for a great Christmas bonus

Dec 5th, 2017

As part of American Golf’s ongoing commitment to supporting its nominated charity, On Course Foundation, the company is getting into the Christmas spirit early this year by launching a raffle across its 121 stores in the UK & Ireland.  Tickets will cost just £1 each with all proceeds going to the charity, which uses golf to help in the rehabilitation of wounded, sick and injured Servicemen and women.

Great new trick shot from Coach Rusty

Great new trick shot from Coach Rusty

Oct 25th, 2017

We've always enjoyed and admired the work of Coach Rusty. And this is his latest trick shot. Standing on the shoulders of giants, if you like.....

Golf tips – How To Hit Great Bunker Shots

Golf tips – How To Hit Great Bunker Shots

Oct 19th, 2017

'The Old Rake In The Bunker Trick': Paul Lyons is an ex-European Tour pro who now runs The Golf College, here he solves our bunker problems with a very neat trick...

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Sep 19th, 2017

He might be currently languishing at 1,136 in the world rankings but lest we forget this guy was the greatest golfer of his generation and possibly anyone else's. Take a deep breath and strap yourself in. It's Tiger's best 10 shots ever on the PGA Tour...

Jeff Ritter: The World's Greatest Stretch

Jeff Ritter: The World's Greatest Stretch

Sep 16th, 2017

The majority of us warm up by loosening our jaws around a bacon sandwich, which is far from ideal and likely explains why we knobble it off the first tee. 

Thumping great Alligator

Thumping great Alligator

Jun 7th, 2017

We are suckers for a good alligator story, especially if there is some decent video to go with it, and in this case there certainly is.

 Great value in the Algarve

Great value in the Algarve

May 19th, 2017

The Algarve continues to exceed golf visitor records after a flying start to 2017, while it has also retained its place as the best value holiday destination for UK tourists.

Great value golf in Murcia

Great value golf in Murcia

Mar 23rd, 2017

Four legendary golfers, Severiano Ballesteros, José María Olazábal, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, have designed or redesigned courses in the Region of Murcia – and there’s some great value to be had in April.

Great year for golf in Wales

Great year for golf in Wales

Feb 12th, 2017

Golf clubs in Wales found 2016 to be their best year for years, according to new data from the Golf Union of Wales.

Old and New Stars in the Mix for a Great 2017 Golf Season

Old and New Stars in the Mix for a Great 2017 Golf Season

Jan 3rd, 2017

As great as 2016 was for the world of golf – four different winners of golf’s four major championships, Justin Rose holding off Henrik Stenson in Rio for the gold medal as golf returned to the Olympic Games, and the United States winning the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008 - it’s possible that 2017 could be even better.

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Nov 24th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September. 

Great Padraig impersonation

Great Padraig impersonation

Sep 10th, 2016

Here’s a great impersonation of Padraig Harrington from assistant PGA Coach Brendan Walton, who is based at Island Golf Club in Donanate, Dublin.

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Jul 14th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.

The Greatest Open Finishes

The Greatest Open Finishes

Jul 13th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the first five here. We will be posting the next five tomorrow.  The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here.

The Open's greatest finishes

The Open's greatest finishes

Jul 12th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. Here are the Top 10, as chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Have your say now and win prizes.      

Great, great grandson of first Open winner speaks

Great, great grandson of first Open winner speaks

Jul 2nd, 2016

As The Open Championship returns to Royal Troon in a fortnight’s time, the great, great grandson of legendary Willie Park junior, the winner of the first Open which was held at nearby Prestwick 129 years ago, has spoken of the impact Troon has had on the world famous event.

The Great Olympic Shambles

The Great Olympic Shambles

Jun 30th, 2016

It’s all kicking off with the Olympics, golfers having a go at the Olympics, Olympians having a go at golfers, and now the girls are getting involved too. It’s a right old mess.

Greatest ever 3 Putt

Greatest ever 3 Putt

Feb 5th, 2016

Here's another masterful three putt video from Pinehurst's Kelly Mitchum. Enjoy.

The great clean up begins

The great clean up begins

Feb 4th, 2016

Deeside Golf Club in Aberdeen was badly flooded at the end of last year and the start of 2016. These images show the extent of the havoc wrecked by the storms.

The Top 5 Greatest Beards In Golf!

The Top 5 Greatest Beards In Golf!

Jan 14th, 2016

So we were twittering about last night when we came across this image of Boo Weekley. Or is it Santa? Or an extra from Sons of Anarchy? Even though the hipster evolution has taken over the world, there really aren't all that many great beards in the world of golf. So, if you want to stand out on the golf course, the answer is to grow a beard.

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

Dec 1st, 2017

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..

Representing: J H Taylor

Representing: J H Taylor

Oct 19th, 2017

JH Taylor: Pray silence for one third of The Great Triumvirate and the forefather of the humble English muni... By Christopher Cairns, author of No Tie Required

Thurlestone Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Thurlestone Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Mar 5th, 2017

Thurlestone Golf Course is set in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.’ And we’re talking about the ‘walk around with your mouth slightly open, nobody can argue with that’ type of beauty.

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Mar 5th, 2017

The Merseyside coastline houses the most prestigious dynasty of links courses in England, but S&A, as it is affectionately known, has become their less-famous, uncharted younger sibling – their Paul Ross to Birkdale’s Jonathan.

Jeff Ritter: Pitch Perfect

Jeff Ritter: Pitch Perfect

Mar 5th, 2017

I’m going to show you a few simple tips to take to the practise range that will help get you pitch perfect and fill you with confidence on the course.​

Golf bedlam in the Bahamas

Golf bedlam in the Bahamas

Jan 11th, 2017

As we reported yesterday, the opening event of the Web.com Tour, the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, took a complete battering from the weather. And for one Pro this led to the loss of 32 balls!  

Web.com carnage in the Bahamas

Web.com carnage in the Bahamas

Jan 10th, 2017

The first Web.com event of 2017 is the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, but it has been absolutely battered by high winds and storms, leading to a first–round scoring average of 80.4!    

Why Beef grew his beard

Why Beef grew his beard

Jan 5th, 2017

We hate it when we miss a good story that is literally right under our noses. But we failed to report properly on Beef's interview on Radio 4 on Tuesday when he revealed why he had grown his beard. 

Callaway signs rising star Daniel Berger

Callaway signs rising star Daniel Berger

Jan 5th, 2017

Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Brickendon Grange Golf Club wins

Brickendon Grange Golf Club wins

Dec 14th, 2016

Brickendon Grange Golf Club in Hertford has beaten nine other of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging golf holes to be crowned the UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole 2016.

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Charlie Sifford

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Charlie Sifford

Feb 21st, 2016

When Charlie Sifford, the PGA’s first black member, was inducted into golf’s Hall of Fame in November 2004, he was introduced by his long-time friend, Gary Player. “Imagine Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh ranked the No 1 and No 2 golfers in the world being told they can’t play because they are black,” said the South African legend. “It’s hard to imagine what once happened in our world.”

Trump golf Tweet backfires

Trump golf Tweet backfires

Feb 3rd, 2016

We think Donald Trump must be a great proponent of Foot Golf – or rather Foot in mouth golf.  Maybe that old saying needs to be modernized to Foot in Tweet. So just what has the Trump been up to now?

Donald Trump loses out

Donald Trump loses out

Feb 2nd, 2016

Fresh off a humbling defeat in the Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump has also lost out on the legendary Great White Course at Doral.

6 Of The Best 2016 Drivers

6 Of The Best 2016 Drivers

Oct 29th, 2015

Everyone wants to hit the ball further. It’s a given. Tell everyone from the best players in the world to the weekend warrior that a new driver can gain them ten yards, and they will want to try your driver.

Jason Day's Barclays What's In The Bag

Jason Day's Barclays What's In The Bag

Aug 31st, 2015

Anyone who watched The Barclays will realise Jason Day is playing golf on a different planet to everyone else at the moment. He is absolutely munching his TaylorMade R15 460 driver off the tee, while his Spider proto putter was holing putts for fun, with a 29ft, and 33ft putts made in his final round.