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Record hole score for Web.com Tour

Record hole score for Web.com Tour

Jan 23rd, 2017

I have to confess that the term 'decuple bogey' is not immediately familiar to me. But one English Golf Pro knows exactly what it is as he recorded one this weekend on the Web.com Tour.

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!    

Beef leading the Web.com

Beef leading the Web.com

Sep 17th, 2016

Beef made a late bogey but still carded an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the 36-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open, the second of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

Beef to try and earn his PGA Tour Card

Beef to try and earn his PGA Tour Card

Sep 5th, 2016

Beef will tee it up in the four-event series, starting at the DAP Championship in Ohio on 8-11 September, in an attempt to secure his PGA tour card. 

Sweet revenge for Greg Eason

Sweet revenge for Greg Eason

Jan 25th, 2017

Greg Eason has fought back with a bogey–free 68, having broken the Web.com Tour's high hole scoring record with a +15. And he's given his distractors a fine broadside on Twitter.

Chinese teen sensation Zecheng Dou signs with IMG

Chinese teen sensation Zecheng Dou signs with IMG

Dec 22nd, 2016

Nineteen-year-old Zecheng, a graduate of the CGA-HSBC Junior Programme, which is run in conjunction with IMG, enjoyed a record-breaking season on the China PGA Tour. And now he plans to step it up.  

Hack, Schenk and Yip tee it up

Hack, Schenk and Yip tee it up

Aug 22nd, 2016

Hack, Schenk and Yip teed it up together in a Web.com Tour event in a three ball with a rather ominous billing.

The Golf Spiv calls the Tour Championship

The Golf Spiv calls the Tour Championship

Sep 20th, 2017

When you hear that some guy won £11,488 from a single golf bet it makes you think that perhaps you need to work a little harder at this betting lark. Although Rose did pay out at the weekend, I’m now thinking about upping the ante for this week. After all, win big or go home right?

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Sep 20th, 2017

Here are the pairings and starting times for the first round of the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. It's time to get the job done. 

Tour Edge Exotics launch new CBX Iron Wood

Tour Edge Exotics launch new CBX Iron Wood

Sep 8th, 2017

Tour Edge were one of the very first companies to launch a driving iron. Or an Iron Wood as they like to call them. The CBX is the culmination of nearly 20 years experience in designing them. 

La Manga to launch 2018 Golf Tour

La Manga to launch 2018 Golf Tour

Aug 31st, 2017

The successful European Amateur Golf Tour (EAGT), now established as the most popular amateur golf tour in Europe, will launch its 2018 season at the five–star La Manga Club resort in Spain.

GP interviews Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick

GP interviews Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick

Aug 12th, 2017

GolfPunk caught up with Euro Pro Tour's Jamie Dick at the Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship to find out what he's been up to, where his game is at and where he wants to take it next. 

 Verdura Resort praised by Tour stars

Verdura Resort praised by Tour stars

May 22nd, 2017

Stars from the European Tour have united in their praise for Sicily’s Verdura Resort, hailing it as one of the best and most spectacular tournament venues in the world, and we would have to agree!

Mizuno announces European Tour Workshop

Mizuno announces European Tour Workshop

Apr 19th, 2017

The Mizuno European Tour workshop is to host four of its popular Fitting Days in April and May 2017, visiting Woburn Golf Club, Silvermere Golf & Leisure, Bearwood Lakes Golf Club and Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club. 

Bushnell Golf unveils brand new Tour V4 Shift

Bushnell Golf unveils brand new Tour V4 Shift

Mar 31st, 2017

Bushnell Golf has unveiled the new Tour V4 SHIFT laser rangefinder, providing golfers with a brand new function added to the extremely popular Tour V4 released in 2016.

History to be made by European Senior Tour

History to be made by European Senior Tour

Mar 7th, 2017

The European Senior Tour will make history in the United Arab Emirates this month as the Sharjah Senior Golf Masters becomes the first European Tour event to be played on a nine–hole golf course.

Stadium golf next for European Tour

Stadium golf next for European Tour

Feb 17th, 2017

First he started the inaugural World Super 6 with its mix of stroke and match play climaxing with a series of six-hole, knockout duels. Now he's got his eye on 6-hole stadium golf!

European Tour launch GolfSixes

European Tour launch GolfSixes

Feb 12th, 2017

The European Tour is creating a unique six–hole team event in England in May, in an attempt to bring a new audience into the game. 

FootJoy launch 2017 ContourFit

FootJoy launch 2017 ContourFit

Jan 22nd, 2017

From FootJoy comes a radical upgrade to the iconic Contour Series line of golf shoes. This is what they have been up to. 

Founder of the European Tour dies

Founder of the European Tour dies

Jan 13th, 2017

John Jacobs has died aged 91.He will be best remembered for his work in establishing the European Tour, where he served as the European Tour’s tournament Director–General from 1971 to 1975.

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Jan 12th, 2017

Golf Tourism England has revealed its first video in a mini-series designed to capture the essence of golf in five carefully selected regions up and down the country. Here's England's Golf Coast. Lovely stuff.

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

Jan 10th, 2017

David Law’s eagle at the Terre dei Consoli Open has been voted the 2016 European Challenge Tour Shot of the Year. 

Justin Thomas wins the SBS Tournament in Hawaii

Justin Thomas wins the SBS Tournament in Hawaii

Jan 9th, 2017

It's a win for Justin Thomas at the SBS Tournament in Hawaii, as he beats Hideki Matsuyama by three shots to bag the first PGA Tour event of the year. And there were some suprising performances as well.

 Verdura Resort to host new Tour event

Verdura Resort to host new Tour event

Dec 15th, 2016

Verdura Resort, the Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily, is preparing to host a European Tour tournament after it was selected to stage the new event on the professional calendar next spring from May 18-21.

Golfers offered Tour Caddy experience

Golfers offered Tour Caddy experience

Dec 2nd, 2016

European Tour caddy Steve Brotherhood is offering amateur golfers the kind of advice he gives Tour star David Howell after 12 years of carrying a bag on the world’s top courses.

European Tour unveils Rolex Series

European Tour unveils Rolex Series

Nov 15th, 2016

The European Tour has officially announced the Rolex Series, a new alliance of leading tournaments, which is designed to strengthen the golf schedule from the 2017 season onwards.

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Nov 14th, 2016

Patrick Reed has retained his European Tour membership for 2017, even though he failed to compete in the required number of events on the Race to Dubai. So what's going on?

Wilson Staff FG Tour V6 Irons

Wilson Staff FG Tour V6 Irons

Sep 28th, 2016

Wilson Staff have won more majors with their irons than any other brand. Here's why you should look at the FG Tour V6 irons...

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Sep 19th, 2016

'Beef' earned his PGA Tour card on Sunday, shooting a three under par 68 at the Web.com Tour Boise Open to finish in fourth place and take his prize.

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Sep 18th, 2016

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is still in the hunt for his PGA Tour card, despite dropping to fourth at the Albertsons Boise Open.

Beef supports Jamega Pro Tour Event

Beef supports Jamega Pro Tour Event

Aug 30th, 2016

Beef  enjoyed a return to his professional roots by supporting the Jamega Pro Golf Tour event at Enfield, North London on August 21.

Mizuno JPX 900 Tour Irons

Mizuno JPX 900 Tour Irons

Aug 15th, 2016

Mizuno have come up with something new with the JPX 900 Tour iron. MP feel with a JPX design. 

European Tour to introduce 6-hole tournament

European Tour to introduce 6-hole tournament

Jul 23rd, 2016

European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley wants to introduce a six-hole event incorporating a shot clock, music, different clothes and fewer clubs in an effort to attract more golf followers.

James Heath wins on Challenge Tour

James Heath wins on Challenge Tour

Jun 27th, 2016

One of the OG GolfPunk's against the World came through for his first win in ten years yesterday on the Challenge Tour at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts.

Cobra Puma Golf Sponsor PGA EuroPro Tour

Cobra Puma Golf Sponsor PGA EuroPro Tour

Apr 18th, 2016

While Cobra PUMA Golf have made headlines by the big ticket signing of Bryson DeChambeau, it’s with the support of the players you haven’t heard of yet that’s impressing us at GPHQ. Cobra PUMA Golf have announced an expanded partnership with the PGA EuroPro Tour. Here’s why we think it’s important. 

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

Mar 19th, 2016

Here's a great little video of PGA Tour players trying out Arnold Palmer's golf clubs before the Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill. And some of them got on really well with them! Enjoy.

Bunker Mentality make their third Tour Pro signing

Bunker Mentality make their third Tour Pro signing

Mar 16th, 2016

Bunker Mentality has announced its new partnership with young English pro Tom Murray. The 26 year old, who hails from Manchester, is the son of former European Open Champion and current Senior Tour player Andrew Murray.  So golf is clearly in the blood.

Paul Casey lays into European Tour

Paul Casey lays into European Tour

Mar 2nd, 2016

Paul Casey has not being pulling his punches in an interview with The Times over his frustrations about the Ryder Cup, which he is ineligible for as he not playing on the European Tour.

VPar launch new tournament software system.

VPar launch new tournament software system.

Mar 1st, 2016

VPAR, the pioneer of Live Golf Scoring, has launched the new version of its club-focused Tournament Management System (TMS). The web-based technology enables golf clubs to significantly enhance the player experience at their tournaments, golf days and member events. 

European Tour launches its new Travel Club

European Tour launches its new Travel Club

Feb 27th, 2016

The European Tour has launched its new Travel Club, in a new partnership with Golfbreaks.com. The European Tour Travel Club will offer unique experiences for golf fans looking to combine golf travel with once-in-a-lifetime rounds.  

European Tour gets heavy on slow play

European Tour gets heavy on slow play

Feb 13th, 2016

Keith Pelley, the new European Tour CEO has slow play on his agenda, and his plans to speed up the game seems to have got off to a positive start during the recent ‘Desert Swing’ with a reduction in round times being apparent under the new ‘Pace of Play’ policy.

Tour CEO on shorts debate

Tour CEO on shorts debate

Feb 7th, 2016

European Tour CEO Keith Pelley has admitted his surprise at how well his shorts change has gone down. 

What's in a Tour Pro's golf bag?

What's in a Tour Pro's golf bag?

Feb 4th, 2016

You've got to love John Daly's response to this European Tour Tweet about what's in a pro golfer's Tour bag. And why he knows it's certainly not his bag.

The TaylorMade M2 Tour Iron

The TaylorMade M2 Tour Iron

Feb 2nd, 2016

We were at the big launch of TaylorMade's M2 range last week in the US. Snuck in under the radar was this new TaylorMade M2 Tour Iron. Designed for forgiveness and distance, in some ways its like a throwback to some famous older club designs.

Tour Pro Chris Hanson

Tour Pro Chris Hanson

Jan 30th, 2016

British Inclusive Golf (BIG) have taken on European Tour professional Chris Hanson as their Ambassador. BIG work with various disability groups in the North East and North West of the UK.

Building A TaylorMade Driver For The PGA Tour

Building A TaylorMade Driver For The PGA Tour

Jan 18th, 2016

Week in, week out, the TaylorMade Tour Truck follows the PGA Tour around the USA, building clubs for the best players in the world. Looking like something from Mad Max on the outside, these rolling workshops have everything on board to build perfect golf clubs for the likes of Jason Day, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia. TaylorMade's Senior Tour Technician, Wade Liles, shows us how quickly he can make a driver from start to finish.

Gareth Bale invited to play on European Tour!

Gareth Bale invited to play on European Tour!

Jan 12th, 2016

Gareth Bale invited to play on European Tour! Well, he does play of scratch. Will he be joining the hallowed ranks of fellow footballers who tried (and failed) to make a go of it on tour?

Rory McIlroy the European Tour Golfer of the Year

Rory McIlroy the European Tour Golfer of the Year

Dec 15th, 2015

It’s no shock to announce that Rory McIlroy has been named the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in four years. Having won the Race to Dubai three times in four years too, it was the least surprising announcement all season. 

The adidas TOUR360 is back

The adidas TOUR360 is back

Dec 11th, 2015

The adidas TOUR360 is one of our favourite golf shoes ever. It was one of the first golf shoes to feel as comfy as a pair of trainers, while bringing a much more modern look to the game when everyone else was still wearing wingtips. It makes its return in January.

Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP Wedges

Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP Wedges

Nov 26th, 2015

We've had trusty rusty’s, and black oxides, via satin chromes and oil cans. Wedge finishes come and go like the weather, and this years en vogue colour is blue. Wilson have joined Mizuno in having a blue wedge. Two’s a trend right?

Tour cards secured

Tour cards secured

Nov 21st, 2015

22 year-old Irishman Paul Dunne secured his 2016 European Tour card yesterday as he tied 13th at the final qualifier in Girona, Spain. Joining him is Matthew Southgate.

DP Champions Tournament Final Day

DP Champions Tournament Final Day

Nov 21st, 2015

Here are the tee times and pairings for the last day of the DP World Tour Championship, and the final round of the decider as to who wins the Race to Dubai and all that lolly.

DP Champions Tournament Day Three

DP Champions Tournament Day Three

Nov 20th, 2015

Here are the day three pairings and tee times for the DP Championship Tournament in Dubai, the last event of the Race to Dubai. Moving day is on!

DP Tournament Day One

DP Tournament Day One

Nov 19th, 2015

It's all happening at the DP World Championships in Dubai...the main issue is what scenario attracts you the most?

DP World Tour Championship

DP World Tour Championship

Nov 18th, 2015

It's go time again with the start of the DP Championship, the final event of the Race to Dubai. Strap yourselves in. This is the big one. Rory or Danny? 

All Change on the European Tour

All Change on the European Tour

Nov 17th, 2015

Today the European Tour announced a significant change to its membership regulations for the 2016 season, with players now only required to compete in a minimum of five European Tour sanctioned tournaments outside the Major Championships and World Golf Championships. 

Shake up planned for European Tour

Shake up planned for European Tour

Nov 8th, 2015

It is rumored that the European Tour is going to drastically shake up its qualification process, and only require players to compete in five standard tournaments to retain their full status on the tour. Here's what we have heard on the grapevine.

Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 Driver

Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 Driver

Nov 4th, 2015

Wilson have just launched their new FG Tour F5 Range. While they’re designed for better players, Wilson have added technology from their more forgiving models. Pretty much every golfer wants something that’s a little easier to hit don’t they?

Puma Titan Tour IGNITE

Puma Titan Tour IGNITE

Oct 28th, 2015

The big cat is back, and here are the golf shoes their top players will be wearing next year. The Titan Tour IGNITE has been designed with their tour staff in mind, and it's the most technically advanced golf shoe they've ever released.

The Brand New Puma Titan Tour IGNITE

The Brand New Puma Titan Tour IGNITE

Oct 28th, 2015

The big cat is back, and here are the golf shoes their top players will be wearing this year. We checked in with Puma's Grant Knutson to find out why the Puma Titan Tour IGNITE golf shoes are the best golf shoe that they have ever produced.

Workie World Tour

Workie World Tour

Oct 9th, 2015

Last month he came in to make the tea and we sent him on safari. Why do we give him all the good jobs when we’re dehydrated and confused?... Anyway, 

Tour Championship Day 3

Tour Championship Day 3

Sep 27th, 2015

More rain. It rained all night, and most of the day to put a dampener on moving day scoring. The day went to Jordan Spieth, who had to make four serious par saves to keep in contention. He then nailed a twenty-footer on the 18th for a birdie to overtake Henrik Stenson for the outright lead.  

Tour Championship Final Day

Tour Championship Final Day

Sep 27th, 2015

It didn’t rain (that much) today, and the crowds came out in their droves. Who says the young guns aren’t already making a difference? They came to see Jordan, and he did not disappoint. In the end he won comfortably with a two under 69 to beat Henrik Stenson by four shots.

Tour Championship Day 2

Tour Championship Day 2

Sep 25th, 2015

No one has been going really low today. The rain has made the rough that much more penal, and focused everyone’s attention on hitting fairways. There’s zero reward in being off-line, and that’s kept it conservative out there today. It’s frankly been a very quiet day indeed. Zzzzzzz.

FedEx Tour Championship

FedEx Tour Championship

Sep 24th, 2015

Here are the Day One Tee Times and Pairings for the FedEx Tour Championship from East Lakes, Georgia. Ready for a final rumble.

Tour Championship Wrap

Tour Championship Wrap

Sep 24th, 2015

Here's our wrap on Day One of the final event in the FedEx, the Tour Championship. Only 30 in the field now. What's been occurring?  Mostly Henrik Stenson if you have to know.

Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge

Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge

Sep 22nd, 2015

Take on the GolfPunk staff at this week's Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge and win a Golf Buddy GPS Watch. Or just ignore us and play anyway

Awesome New Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Fairway Wood

Awesome New Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Fairway Wood

Sep 1st, 2015

Tour Edge Exotics fairway woods have long been recogised as being some of the longest in the game. They are absolute ball belters, they have never skimped by trying to hit a price point. These are golf clubs designed with no limits in place. Never paying for tour usage, their fairwaywoods can still be found in the bags of some of the best players in the game on the PGA Tour.

Puma Titan Tour Polo Shirt

Puma Titan Tour Polo Shirt

Mar 9th, 2015

We like to look good when we’re playing but more importantly we want to swing it properly and hit it further. 

ECCO Tour Hybrid golf shoes

ECCO Tour Hybrid golf shoes

Feb 16th, 2015

We know a lot of science goes into these golf shoes. If we’re truly honest though, we don’t care. 

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Jul 4th, 2017

Golf Tourism England (GTE), the membership body representing the golf tourism industry in England, has unveiled its new website showcasing the outstanding quality of golf England has to offer across several regions of the country.

American Golf Tournament of Champions

American Golf Tournament of Champions

May 10th, 2017

American Golf has announced that the winners of this year’s American Golf Grand Finals at the Belfry will qualify for its first ever Tournament of Champions at the incredible Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort in Mauritius.

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Apr 22nd, 2017

Golf Tourism England has launched the fourth in a series of five videos, and this one showcases the Atlantic LInks as one of the most spectacular regions to play golf in England. It's pure, unadulterated, Golf Porn.

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.

Melissa Reid gets her tour card

Melissa Reid gets her tour card

Dec 5th, 2016

Melissa Reid has overcome illness to secure her card for next season's LPGA Tour by finishing joint eighth at Q-School at Daytona Beach in Florida. A big well done Mel from all at GP Towers! 

Golf Tourism England unveil video

Golf Tourism England unveil video

Nov 19th, 2016

Golf Tourism England  unveiled what is set to be the first of a series of videos designed to capture the imagination of the golf travel trade and golf enthusiasts around the world. We like.

 G/Fore’s Detry on Tour fast track

G/Fore’s Detry on Tour fast track

Nov 11th, 2016

G/FORE's newest professional Thomas Detry believes he is two years ahead of schedule after he secured his place alongside his close friend and Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters on the European Tour.

European Tour launch Super 6 Tournament

European Tour launch Super 6 Tournament

Sep 14th, 2016

The European Tour are launching the Perth Super 6 Tournament next year, with a new and unique format to entice new players to the sport. But have they done enough?

Lynx Golf celebrates first tour win

Lynx Golf celebrates first tour win

Aug 23rd, 2016

Lynx Golf is celebrating its first Professional Tour win after Paul Eales won the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links on Sunday.

Ryder Cup goes on US Tour

Ryder Cup goes on US Tour

Aug 3rd, 2016

The PGA of America has announced plans for the first U.S. Ryder Cup Trophy Tour, to build support and excitement for the United States Ryder Cup Team and the spirit of the Ryder Cup.

Tour Pro Melt Down

Tour Pro Melt Down

Jun 18th, 2016

32-year-old American Spencer Levin, playing in his fourth US Open, carded an opening round 73 and was fighting back to three-under-par for his second round at the turn. Then the wheels came off. This is how he reacted.

A Trick Shot Tour Of London

A Trick Shot Tour Of London

May 24th, 2016

We've seen Romain Bechu do his thing before, showing off his golf ball trickery wandering around Paris. This time the trick shot maestro is late for his tee time at Wentworth... 

PGA Tour & LPGA link up with Topgolf

PGA Tour & LPGA link up with Topgolf

May 11th, 2016

The PGA TOUR, LPGA and Topgolf Entertainment Group (TEG) have formed a strategic alliance designed to create new fans, participants and enthusiasts and to enhance the playing and fan experiences through event and media initiatives, the groups said.

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

May 11th, 2016

Italy - the sleeping giant of European golf - is to launch its greatest ever co-ordinated golf tourism initiative this summer under the Italy Golf & More brand.

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

May 9th, 2016

Jesper Parnevik won his first Champions Tour event last night at the Insperity Invitational, shooting a blistering last round 67 to win by four shots at Woodlands Country Club.  

PXG the big winner on Tour

PXG the big winner on Tour

May 9th, 2016

Last night was massive for PXG, as James Hahn got the brand its first professional win. Hahn had missed his last 8 cuts, but came though a play off to take the title at Quail Hollow. He relied on 11 PXG clubs to get the job done.

Tourism Ireland launch new competition

Tourism Ireland launch new competition

May 9th, 2016

The build-up to the Open Championship, which returns to Northern Ireland in 2019, continues to gather pace with the launch of a new annual parkland golf tournament as part of Tourism Ireland's plan to reach golfers around the world and showcase what Northern Ireland has to offer golfers.

Musement launches online Tour Operation

Musement launches online Tour Operation

May 8th, 2016

Tours and activities pioneer Musement has launched its brand new venture, the world’s first online tour operator for luxury golf holidays in Europe.

Bushnell Golf launches new Tour V4

Bushnell Golf launches new Tour V4

May 8th, 2016

Bushnell Golf has unveiled the latest addition to its family of rangefinders with the new Tour V4. It's now smaller, and faster for instant distance measurement.

Belek welcomes Challenge Tour

Belek welcomes Challenge Tour

May 6th, 2016

The European Challenge Tour hits Gloria Golf Club in Belek, Turkey this week as the Welsh target a third straight Turkish Airlines Challenge success (May 5-8). What's the chance of their making it?

PGA Tour Pros love Donald Trump

PGA Tour Pros love Donald Trump

May 5th, 2016

Sports Illustrated have conducted an anonymous poll of 150 PGA Tour players and made the staggering doscovery that wealthy golfers are more interested in putting tax concessions first and the rest of the country last...

Tiger has booked accommodation for Memorial Tournament

Tiger has booked accommodation for Memorial Tournament

May 2nd, 2016

When Tiger was asked yet again when he would be making his return to the tour at a golf clinic he was hosting in Las Vegas he replied, "Dude, if I knew, I would tell you.” But maybe he was being a little flexible with the truth.

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Apr 19th, 2016

The Willetts are off to America!! Yes, indeed, following his scintillating Masters win, the world has opened up for the Sheffield lad. 

Grace Lands first PGA Tour Title

Grace Lands first PGA Tour Title

Apr 18th, 2016

Branden Grace won his first tournament on the PGA Tour last night at the RBC Heritage. Blitzing through the pack, Grace shot a five under 66 to win by 2 shots from overnight leader Luke Donald. 

Tournament Wrap: Hero & Nedbank

Tournament Wrap: Hero & Nedbank

Dec 5th, 2015

Jordan Spieth leads in the Bahamas and Henrik Stenson emerges from his sick bed to shoot six under in South Africa...

GP Most Wanted: Etiqus Sport Tour Collection

GP Most Wanted: Etiqus Sport Tour Collection

Dec 1st, 2015

Etiqus make timepieces exclusively for golfers. It's about time someone did, right? The Etiqus brand is founded on the principles of golfing etiquette and is committed to preserving the spirit of the game for future generations. Wearing an Etiqus watch says you're proud to be a GolfPunk.

DP Champions Tournament Moving Day

DP Champions Tournament Moving Day

Nov 21st, 2015

The race to become European Number One became a two horse today in Dubai. With Shane Lowry already feeling the heat on day one, Justin Rose had a slim chance of challenging Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett for the coveted position. However, Rose wilted in the heat of Dubai carding a 78 that leaves him in T48th position. Bogies on 4, 6, 8 and 10 plus double bogies on 12 and 17 has seen the Englishman hopes all but evaporate.  

New Tour CEO kicks the tyres

New Tour CEO kicks the tyres

Nov 18th, 2015

New European Tour CEO, Keith Pelley, has visited PGA Catalunya Resort the candidate course for Spain’s bid for The 2022 Ryder Cup.

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

John Terry shows off his football and golf skills

Sep 21st, 2017

Here's some impressive golf ball juggling skills from ex Chelsea skipper and now Aston Villa player John Terry. Villa may be lingering in mid table, but it looks like Terry is on top of his golf game at least.

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

46% of European countries have seen growth in golf participation

Sep 20th, 2017

Despite many golfers concerned for the sport’s future, the latest KPMG Golf Participation Report for Europe has demonstrated that golf as a sport has seen some growth in the past year in England, despite the closure of 16 golf courses across the country in the past year. 

PGA launches new Integrity program

PGA launches new Integrity program

Sep 19th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced a new gambling policy for 2018 with the creation of an Integrity Program, which will come into force on 1st January.

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

Sep 19th, 2017

We’re going to have to have a word with the Golf Spiv, as he didn’t call this one. But it is not every day that you can turn a £4 bet into £11,488.

Spieth Happy to Finish Runner Up

Spieth Happy to Finish Runner Up

Sep 18th, 2017

Words we never thought we would here from such a staunch competitor but Jordan Spieth has told reporters that second place in the final two events is okay for the three-time major champion as that will mean he will finish as the PGA Tours FedEx cup champion and pocket the cool $10 million bonus fund awarded for topping the points standings.

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Victory for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup

Sep 18th, 2017

We may have been trounced in both the Walker Cup and the Solheim Cup, but there was some sweet revenge for GB&I in the 28th PGA Cup held at Fox Hills Club & Resort this weekend.

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Sep 18th, 2017

In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.

Retired pro shoots 22 below his age

Retired pro shoots 22 below his age

Sep 17th, 2017

A retired golf professional has set a new world record by shooting 22 strokes below his age at a sanctioned Seniors event in California.

Golf officially confirmed for 2024 Olympic Games

Golf officially confirmed for 2024 Olympic Games

Sep 17th, 2017

Back in June, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee recommended golf to be included in the 2024 Games, and on Friday the go-ahead was given at the 130th IOC session.

Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots

Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots

Sep 16th, 2017

Ben Crane really had it socked to him with eight penalty strokes for having two non–conforming clubs in his bag.

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sep 16th, 2017

Sangmoon Bae has missed the cut in his return to professional tour golf after two years of compulsory national service in the South Korean army.

22,000 comment on the new rules of golf

22,000 comment on the new rules of golf

Sep 14th, 2017

22,000 golfers from 102 countries around the world have had their say on the new R&A and USGA rules, which will come into effect on 1st January 2019.

Sangmoon Bae returns to professional golf

Sangmoon Bae returns to professional golf

Sep 14th, 2017

"I thought only about getting discharged when I was in military". That's what Sangmoon Bae revealed after completing his national service in his native South Korea. So, how did he get on?

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Sep 14th, 2017

Your Golf Travel have announced a new partnership with the British Masters. This will give YGT the opportunity to showcase its ‘Early Eagle’ offers to golf fans, with the company giving away free holidays to five of Lee Westwood’s favourite golfing destinations.

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Sep 14th, 2017

You have to feel for Jessica Korda and So Yeon Ryu who managed to get to -2 at the rain and wind battered Evian-Les-Bains in France, before the first round was cancelled.

The Golf Spiv calls the BMW

The Golf Spiv calls the BMW

Sep 12th, 2017

Jordan Spieth sits at the top of the FedEx playoffs thanks to two runner-up finishes. Now it’s time for the BMW Championship. Here's where the Golf Spiv thinks the real value lies. 

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

Sep 12th, 2017

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.

American Golf Crowns Champions

American Golf Crowns Champions

Sep 12th, 2017

Four time Ryder Cup venue the Belfry was the location for the conclusion of 3 days of golf finals this weekend. Eight new American Golf Champions were crowned across the finals event with six now progressing to the Heritage Resorts Tournament of Champions in Mauritius.

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.

The Grove hosts inaugural Junior Open

The Grove hosts inaugural Junior Open

Sep 4th, 2017

Former Ryder Cup player and multiple European Tour winner, David Howell, has welcomed 60 youngsters to The Grove's inaugural Junior Open.

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

Sep 3rd, 2017

Evian Resort, France, is to welcome the top 120 female golfers in the world from 14-17 September for The Evian Championship, the last Major of the season, where, at the end of the tournament, the top performer in the Majors over the 2017 season will receive the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award.    

Two holes in one at the Dell

Two holes in one at the Dell

Sep 3rd, 2017

There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Sep 3rd, 2017

As we reported on Saturday, Stacy Lewis will give all her winnings at the Cambia Portland Open to charity, and specifically the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, how is she getting on? 

Maiden victory for Haydn Porteous on European soil

Maiden victory for Haydn Porteous on European soil

Sep 3rd, 2017

South Africa’s Haydn Porteous has claimed his maiden win in Europe by beating England's Lee Slattery in the final round of the Czech Masters by two shots, making it his second overall win on the Tour.

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.

Tiger Woods back practicing

Tiger Woods back practicing

Sep 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods has posted a video of himself on Twitter back practicing, as his Doctor has given him the go–ahead.

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

GB&I Walker Cup captain stands down

Aug 31st, 2017

GB&I Walker Cup Captain Craig Watson has stood down from next week’s match at Los Angeles Country Club because of a serious illness in his immediate family.

Sergio Garcia to support Hurricane Harvey victims

Sergio Garcia to support Hurricane Harvey victims

Aug 30th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has announced on Twitter that he will donate $2,000 for every birdie and $5,000 for every eagle he posts to help those affected by the recent flooding in Texas due to Hurricane Harvey.

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Aug 30th, 2017

Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.

Golf Spiv calls the Czech Masters

Golf Spiv calls the Czech Masters

Aug 29th, 2017

The main attention for the week may be at the Dell Tech Championships across the pond but this week, the Spiv will focus on the Czech Masters. That is where the best value is this week. 

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Michelle Wie undergoes emergency surgery

Aug 28th, 2017

Michelle Wie was competing in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, and at four under par after Saturday’s third round, when she suddenly had to withdraw.

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Brooke Henderson shoots course record

Aug 27th, 2017

Brooke Henderson shot a course–record 8–under 63 to rocket up the leaderboard and enter into a tie for sixth at 7 under after barely making the cut on Friday.

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Aug 26th, 2017

Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.

FedExCup: What it is, how it works...

FedExCup: What it is, how it works...

Aug 24th, 2017

​The FedExCup is the end of season tournament on the PGA Tour. Introduced in 2007, after a bit of chopping and changing, it has proven to be the exciting end to the season that the PGA Tour were looking for.

Speedgolf makes its debut at the home of England Golf

Speedgolf makes its debut at the home of England Golf

Aug 24th, 2017

England Golf staff picked up the pace when a Speedgolf demonstration was held on the Bracken course at their Woodhall Spa HQ in Lincolnshire. It turned the spotlight on the more athletic format which combines running and golf.

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Aug 24th, 2017

This is lovely stuff. European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn is known for being a diehard Liverpool FC fan, and this is how the crowds greeted him as he played in the opening round of the D&D REAL Czech Challenge.

Rory McIlroy to play 5 more events in 2017

Rory McIlroy to play 5 more events in 2017

Aug 23rd, 2017

Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he intends to play in five more events this year before taking an extended break to recovery from his long standing rib injury.

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Aug 22nd, 2017

In a bold and frank move, Keith Pelley has issued an open letter to all fans of the European Tour about the state of the European Tour's website. Take it away Keith.....

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Aug 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson claimed a one–stroke win at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his first victory since the 2016 Open. 

Solheim Cup Day 3 singles

Solheim Cup Day 3 singles

Aug 20th, 2017

The fat lady might not be singing yet, but she is certainly warming up. At the time of writing, this is where the Solheim Cup stands.

2017 Solheim Cup - the wrap

2017 Solheim Cup - the wrap

Aug 20th, 2017

History would have to be rewritten for the European team to win the Solheim Cup after Friday afternoon's Red Wash. The omens were not good. It had never been done before. 

Exclusive interview with Ricky Barnes

Exclusive interview with Ricky Barnes

Aug 19th, 2017

Josh Hayes & Kris Tschetter talk with PGA Tour Pro Ricky Barnes about playing golf with Brady & Belicheck, competing in Fantasy Football with Richard Jefferson, how the PGA Tour is evolving, playing the Wilson Triton Driver, and lots more!

Rory McIlroy set to defend FedEx title

Rory McIlroy set to defend FedEx title

Aug 19th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has had a change of heart, and will now not take a porlonged period of time off to recover from his persistent rib injury. Instead he will now try and defend his FedEx Cup title.

The Wyndham Day 2 Wrap

The Wyndham Day 2 Wrap

Aug 19th, 2017

We might have been focusing on the Solheim Cup, but here is the wrap from Day 2 at the Wyndham, and it includes a very rare albatross from Tour Vet Johnson Wagner. Enjoy!

American Golf Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

American Golf Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

Aug 19th, 2017

The fourth annual American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING came to its climax yesterday as the regional winners headed to Gainsborough Golf Club to compete for the coveted championship titles. 

Solheim Cup teams announced

Solheim Cup teams announced

Aug 18th, 2017

Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inkster have announced their final teams for the Solheim Cup which kicks off in Iowa in just two week's time.

GolfSpiv calls the Solheim Cup

GolfSpiv calls the Solheim Cup

Aug 18th, 2017

It’s the Solheim Cup this week and I love it, especially from a betting point of view. It might not be top of your agenda for bets this week but a couple of bets can go a long way here. 

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

Aug 18th, 2017

It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

What Rory McIlroy is looking for from his new caddy

Aug 18th, 2017

There's a great viral video doing the rounds by a guy called Steven Connolly who has lipsynced an interview with Rory McIlroy on what he is expecting from his new caddy, and the results are unusual to say the least.

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Aug 18th, 2017

World Number Eleven Alex Noren has confirmed that he will be defending his 2016 British Master next month, as he aims for a second victory on British soil this season.

Dame Laura Davies breaks new ground

Dame Laura Davies breaks new ground

Aug 18th, 2017

Laura Davies is breaking records as she will become the first female golfer to ever compete in an event on the men’s European Senior Tour when she tees it up at the Shipco Masters next year in Denmark.

GimmeGate

GimmeGate

Aug 17th, 2017

It all kicked off at the Solheim Cup back in 2015. Europe led 10-6 going into the singles, but the morning resumption of Saturdays four balls was shrouded in controversy.

£20,000 stolen at the Ricoh

£20,000 stolen at the Ricoh

Aug 17th, 2017

Thieves stole a safe, which contained almost £20,000 in cash from the Ricoh British Women’s Open at Kingsbarns.

Tiger Woods' toxicology report released

Tiger Woods' toxicology report released

Aug 15th, 2017

Tiger Woods’ toxicology report has finally been released three months after his driving under the influence arrest on May 29 in Florida, and it confirms that he had over five different drugs in his system.

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Aug 14th, 2017

 Louis Oosthuizen completed his own personal grand slam yesterday at Quail Hollow, by coming second in all four Majors. And this is how he celebrated......

Russia's first top golfer arrested

Russia's first top golfer arrested

Aug 14th, 2017

Russia's first top golfer has been arrested for allegedly murdering and beheading his mother with a kitchen knife after a row with his wife.

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Aug 12th, 2017

The 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship concluded today with former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler winning the final Celeb–AM. He claimed victory in a thrilling final round with a score of +3.

Putting tips from Lee Slattery

Putting tips from Lee Slattery

Aug 12th, 2017

European Tour Pro Lee Slattery took the time to share with GP how he gets himself prepared to take a putt. Hopefully these tips will help you out too.

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

GolfPunk becomes official media partner

Aug 11th, 2017

The guys on the European Seniors Tour represent a golden, pioneering age of golf. Many of them, like Sam Torrance, were there at the start of the European Tour in 1972, when events took them to ridiculously hard to get to destinations, and players slept 4 to a room to save costs. Subsequently they have very interesting stories...

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Aug 10th, 2017

Augusta National has been on another spending spree, and has now bought land from the adjoining Augusta Country Club. The reason behind the purchase is believed to be their desire to lengthen the famous par–five 13th.

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Aug 8th, 2017

We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Aug 8th, 2017

The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.

Jodi Ewart Shadoff pushes In Kyung Kim all the way

Jodi Ewart Shadoff pushes In Kyung Kim all the way

Aug 6th, 2017

With a six shot lead going into the final round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open, you could be forgiven for thinking that this year’s tournament was all over. But there was still plenty of drama on the final day.

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 3rd, 2017

The Ricoh Women’s British Open is at Kingsbarns this year and one thing is certain. This one is wide open. The weather alone can be both beautiful and brutal in equal measure. Brace yourself, anything can happen here. 

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Aug 3rd, 2017

The man who sealed Ryder Cup victory for Europe in 2014, Jamie Donaldson is the latest golfing star to be announced for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. .

Why Rory McIlroy fired JP Fitzgerald

Why Rory McIlroy fired JP Fitzgerald

Aug 3rd, 2017

Rory McIlroy parted company with JP Fitzgerald on Monday, after working with him for nine years, and winning four majors, although none since 2014. And now he has opened up as why the two have parted company.

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Aug 1st, 2017

Braving the elements is part and parcel of links golf and one thing is for certain, the elements can be pretty wild in and around St Andrews. Here's GP's preview of the Ricoh British Women's Open. 

Kuchar looks to Bettinardi putter

Kuchar looks to Bettinardi putter

Jul 31st, 2017

Matt Kuchar is looking to put himself in contention for another Major following his outstanding finish at The Open Championship with his customised Bettinardi putter.

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Jul 30th, 2017

The quality of England's golf courses has been recognised by golfers from across the continent, following a study conducted by SPORTS MARKETING SERVICES, on behalf of Golf Tourism England.

GMac gets US PGA invite

GMac gets US PGA invite

Jul 30th, 2017

Graeme McDowell has received an invitation to play in the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, despite being ranked 101st in the world, and therefore outside of automatic qualifying. 

Stunning hole-in-one for Marcel Siem

Stunning hole-in-one for Marcel Siem

Jul 30th, 2017

German Marcel Siem had a day to remember at the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle GC, when he absolutely nailed a seven iron on the Par 3 seventeenth for a stunning hole–in–one.

Brunch with Bubba and G/Fore

Brunch with Bubba and G/Fore

Jul 30th, 2017

Just before The Open we had an invite that we just had to accept. A brunch, hosted by G/Fore, with Bubba Watson. Here's what we found out about the man.

Bizarre incident at US Girls Junior

Bizarre incident at US Girls Junior

Jul 29th, 2017

Elizabeth Moon had a short, very makeable, birdie putt to get into the final of the U.S. Girls' Junior, but the golfing gods were not smiling on her in this bizarre incident.

Golfzon at the GP Clubhouse

Golfzon at the GP Clubhouse

Jul 28th, 2017

Down at the GolfPunk Clubhouse we had the Golfzon simulator in action manned, or should that be womaned, by GolfPunk’s very own Golf Nurse Rachael McQueen. But what’s under the bonnet of the Golfzon simulator?

Par 3 golf – the “future of the game”

Par 3 golf – the “future of the game”

Jul 28th, 2017

Legend of the game and two–time Major winner, Tony Jacklin firmly backs Par 3 golf as the future of the game, saying the exciting format will “give new life to the game.”

BT bidding for The Masters

BT bidding for The Masters

Jul 27th, 2017

According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.

IMG lose Open Golf shop

IMG lose Open Golf shop

Jul 27th, 2017

IMG have lost the R&A contract to run The Open golf merchandising shop, which will put a large dent in their corporate wallet, and more money into the R&A’s coffers.

Cristie Kerr shoots 66

Cristie Kerr shoots 66

Jul 27th, 2017

Cristie Kerr shot a bogey–free six–under–par 66 in brutal conditions to take a three–stroke lead after the opening morning at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open.

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Jul 27th, 2017

As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.

 The Porsche European Open

The Porsche European Open

Jul 26th, 2017

The dust has settled on The Open Championship and now it’s back to basics, with the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle Golf Course in Hamburg. The Golf Spiv searches for the value. 

The Battle of Birkdale

The Battle of Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The final day of the Open Championship is upon us and it looks like a tussle between two men as they aim to lift the Claret Jug.

The 146th Open final round

The 146th Open final round

Jul 23rd, 2017

Here are the final day pairings and tee times for the 146th Open Championship. Today the leaders will be teeing off at 2.30pm, so we should have a winner by 6 pm.

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Jul 23rd, 2017

A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.

Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The R&A has  announced  that 235,000 spectators attended this year’s The Open at Royal Birkdale, making it officially the largest crowd for an Open staged outside of St Andrews.

GolfPunk's Guide To Southport!

GolfPunk's Guide To Southport!

Jul 21st, 2017

The Open at Royal Birkdale is up and running and we are loving it! But for all of you GolfPunk's who have made the trip to the unfamiliar seaside town of Southport, we have devised a list of the best places to visit whilst you stay.

Happy birthday to Paul Casey

Happy birthday to Paul Casey

Jul 21st, 2017

Paul Casey celebrates his 40th birthday today on the links of Royal Birkdale. Armed with his new funky new shoes from Nike we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the big day than playing at the Open. 

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Mastercard intro Qkr! mobile payments at The Open

Jul 21st, 2017

The Open is accepting mobile payments for the first time this summer. Mastercard is enabling spectators to order and pay for their food and drinks through the Qkr! with Masterpassapp whilst on the course, and they've enlisted Ian Poulter to lead the charge.

Last chance for your free £10 bet

Last chance for your free £10 bet

Jul 21st, 2017

Let’s say that you had £10 to put on the winner of the Open Championship? Well, GolfPunk has teamed up with GentingBet and they are giving you the chance to do just that. And the Golf Spiv is here to help.

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Jul 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson’s rented home for the Open Championship was ransacked by burglars as he took to the course to complete his first round at Royal Birkdale.

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Jul 20th, 2017

A record crowd for Royal Birkdale of more than 225,000 spectators are expected to attend The 146th Open this week, making it one of the best ever attended in the history of the Championship.

Why The Open is closed for business

Why The Open is closed for business

Jul 20th, 2017

The R&A are not allowing ticket holders who leave the venue to be readmitted at this year’s tournament at Royal Birkdale, and it’s causing quite a stir not only in Southport, but in next year’s Open venue Carnoustie.

adidas Golf Prepares DJ and Sergio

adidas Golf Prepares DJ and Sergio

Jul 19th, 2017

Two of adidas’ major champions – who have each finished runner–up at The Open Championship – will be ‘Geared For More’ as they seek the second major of their careers.

Bubba adds colour to The Open

Bubba adds colour to The Open

Jul 19th, 2017

Two–time Major Champion Bubba Watson is set to add some colour to The 146th Open Championship this week, as he will be the first ever player to use a coloured ball at a Major.

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Jul 19th, 2017

Henrik Stenson has returned the Claret Jug, but at least he managed to do so in some style in a Mercedes–Benz F015. And appropriately enough, the car was driveless.   

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Jul 19th, 2017

Open sponsor HSBC has enlisted the support of the current Open Champion Henrik Stenson to help drive participation in golf around the world. And he had a little surprise for a young golf fan. 

adidas reveals Justin Rose adiPure apparel

adidas reveals Justin Rose adiPure apparel

Jul 18th, 2017

Justin Rose has returned to Royal Birkdale this week for The Open Championship, the site where he brought home low amateur honours in 1998. adidas is making sure he’s ready.

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Jul 17th, 2017

According to a report in the Financial Times, Twitter is in talks to ‘screen’ the US PGA Championship in the UK, after Sky lost its exclusive broadcast rights to the event.

Rafa Cabrera Bello wins Scottish Open

Rafa Cabrera Bello wins Scottish Open

Jul 16th, 2017

Spain/s Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied the first hole in a playoff with Englishman Callum Shinkwin to win the Scottish Open, and with it his first European Tour victory in over five and a half years. 

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Jul 15th, 2017

President Trump's New Jersey based golf course was selected to host this years U.S. Women's Open back in 2012. At the time, this didn't seem to cause much contention. But it now emerges that threats of legal from the Trump stopped any later thoughts of changing the venue in their tracks.

The left hand challenge

The left hand challenge

Jul 15th, 2017

Golf is hard enough without trying to make it harder. Well, clearly the European Tour didn't think that, as they gave some of the best players in the world left–handed clubs and challenged them to a nearest the pin competition on the 11th hole. Here's the ensuing chaos.  

 What’s up with Rory McIlroy?

What’s up with Rory McIlroy?

Jul 15th, 2017

Rory McIlroy, the world’s No 4, has only gone and missed another cut – his third in four outings. So what’s going wrong?

All change at Chambers Bay

All change at Chambers Bay

Jul 15th, 2017

After Jordan Spieth was crowned champion at the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay, one think was abundantly clear. There would need to be changes to the course if it were ever to stage another major. And now those changes are in hand.

Poults takes share of the lead

Poults takes share of the lead

Jul 15th, 2017

It has been four and a half years since Ian Poulter last won a tournament outright. But, after battling the elements, he has a three–way share of the lead at the Scottish Open.

TaylorMade celebrate 146th Open

TaylorMade celebrate 146th Open

Jul 13th, 2017

TaylorMade Golf is launching a range of bags and headcovers inspired by England’s famous flag colours to celebrate the staging of the 2017 Championship.

Titleist named official ball partner

Titleist named official ball partner

Jul 13th, 2017

Titleist has been unveiled as the Official Golf Ball Partner of the 2017 Ricoh Women’s British Open, a partnership which will see the #1 ball in golf extend its support of women’s golf at all levels of the game.  

The 146th Open quiz

The 146th Open quiz

Jul 13th, 2017

Here's a fiendish quiz bought to you by our friends at Glencor Golf to get you in the mood for next week's The Open at Birkdale. See how you get on.....

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Ballyliffin GC to host DDF Irish Open

Jul 13th, 2017

A refreshing blast of change is occurring within the DDF Irish Open, as 2018 will mark the first time Ballyliffin Golf Club will play host to this increasingly high–profile event.

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Jul 13th, 2017

Carly Booth has been talking to The Telegraph’s James Corrigan, and there’s plenty of positive news as she prepares for the US Women’s Open.

Golf Spiv calls the Scottish Open

Golf Spiv calls the Scottish Open

Jul 12th, 2017

The Scottish Open is really the last chance for players to get their game ready ahead of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The Golf Spiv looks under the bonnet to see where the value lies.

Lexi Thompson’s scripting

Lexi Thompson’s scripting

Jul 12th, 2017

Lexi will be styled in Puma’s new AW17 range, released earlier this month, as she tees it up at Trump Beddington in New Jersey.

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Jul 12th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, and the supergroups to watch out for.

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

Jul 12th, 2017

Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Jul 11th, 2017

Last year saw The R&A introduce The Open Camping Village providing up to 500 under 25–year old’s and their families with free accommodation. This year The R&A is taking the service they provide for under–25’s to the next level with a bigger and better accommodation offering.

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Jul 11th, 2017

Starting from next Tuesday, you can get a Sky Sports Golf package for just £18 a month as part of a completely new programming package. So that's right in time for The Open....

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Jul 11th, 2017

Emil Rosberg won the UK leg of the Long Drive World Series on Saturday at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor, narrowly edging out home favourite Joe Miller in the final to be crowned Long Drive World Series UK champion.

Player dogged by bad luck

Player dogged by bad luck

Jul 11th, 2017

Broke Hill Golf Club has changed the fortunes of an amateur golfer literally dogged by bad luck.

Final day of The Open threatened

Final day of The Open threatened

Jul 11th, 2017

A rail strike is planned for the final day of The Open, so if you are going to be traveling to Royal Birkdale by train, you’d better have a Plan B.

Bernhard Langer releases statement

Bernhard Langer releases statement

Jul 8th, 2017

Bernhard Langer has issued a statement with the USGA , following accusations that he is using a banned anchored putting stroke.

For a big man he hits it very short

For a big man he hits it very short

Jul 8th, 2017

Ernie Els was in the Sky Cricket commentary box on day two on the first Test between England and South Africa at Lord's, and this was his frank assessment of his good friend and ex–England cricketer Kevin Pieterson's golf.

Rahm and Im lead

Rahm and Im lead

Jul 8th, 2017

Jon Rahm and Daniel Im are tied on -17 under after moving day at the DD Irish Open.

McIlroy struggles as Im & Herbert soar

McIlroy struggles as Im & Herbert soar

Jul 7th, 2017

Just as we were bemoaning the fact that there were so few Americans at the DD Irish, one of them pops up and shoots a 64 to take a share of the lead! 

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Jul 7th, 2017

Sir Nick Faldo has confirmed he will tee it up at Royal Porthcawl as the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to south Wales from July 27–30.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.

Where are the US players?

Where are the US players?

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has done a stellar job with the Irish Open, and the field this year is without a shadow of a doubt the best ever. But where are the Americans? 

Mike Tindall to tee it up

Mike Tindall to tee it up

Jul 6th, 2017

Rugby World Cup winner and England legend Mike Tindall MBE is the latest sporting star to be added to a line-up of professional golfers and celebrities taking part in this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.

How Rory met Pep

How Rory met Pep

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has revealed how his Manchester City supporting father might just have helped bring Pep Guardiola to the club.

Jim Bones Mackay to join NBC

Jim Bones Mackay to join NBC

Jul 6th, 2017

NBC Sports Group has today announced that Jim “Bones” Mackay officially will join the network’s live tournament coverage as an on–course reporter, adding his unique perspective to Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of The Open, FedExCup Playoffs and Presidents Cup in 2017.

Irish Open tee times and pairings

Irish Open tee times and pairings

Jul 4th, 2017

Irish Open host and defending champion Rory McIlroy has been paired up with world number two Hideki Matsuyama and world number 11 Jon Rahm for the opening round of this week's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart Golf Club.

Kyle Stanley wins Quicken Loans National

Kyle Stanley wins Quicken Loans National

Jul 3rd, 2017

America’s Kyle Stanley won the Quicken Loans National as he beat Charles Howell III in a playoff, and took home a cheque for $1.3 million for his troubles.

Alan Shearer to tee it up

Alan Shearer to tee it up

Jul 3rd, 2017

Footballing legend Alan Shearer is set to join some of the biggest names in golf when he tees it up at the British Masters Pro–Am.

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

Jul 3rd, 2017

It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.

Good news for Golf fans

Good news for Golf fans

Jul 2nd, 2017

There’s good news for golf fans, as reports suggest that Sky Sports will be making changes to its subscription offers.

David Lingmerth holds onto lead

David Lingmerth holds onto lead

Jul 2nd, 2017

 29–year–old Swede David Lingmerth shot a disappointing three–over par round of 73 after shooting two 65s in the opening two rounds.

Choi and Chang lead

Choi and Chang lead

Jul 2nd, 2017

After moving day at the KPMG PGA Championship, sitting on top at 10 under par are Chella Choi and Danielle Kang, who have one LPGA victory and no majors between them. But who else is lurking?

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Jul 2nd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has claimed his second victory of the season in the HNA Open de France. And he's going to be No 15 in the world when the new rankings are released tomorrow.

Highland golf is booming

Highland golf is booming

Jul 1st, 2017

Golf tourism in the Highlands is set for another boost with the staging of the Scottish Hydro Challenge at Spey Valley Golf Club in Aviemore this weekend.

Mobile phones to be allowed at Irish Open

Mobile phones to be allowed at Irish Open

Jul 1st, 2017

For the first time ever at a European Tour event, spectators will be allowed to take photos on their mobile phones as part of a pilot scheme being trialled by the European Tour at Portstewart next week.

Lexi Thompson opens up

Lexi Thompson opens up

Jun 30th, 2017

Lexi Thompson has for the first time spoken about her mother Judy's uterine cancer diagnosis at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Olympia Fields.

Basketball star Steph Curry

Basketball star Steph Curry

Jun 30th, 2017

Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry will be teeing it up at the Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward, California, on a sponsor’s exemption. But not everyone's happy about it. 

LET rejects claims of collapse

LET rejects claims of collapse

Jun 30th, 2017

According to a report in The Times, golfers on the Ladies European Tour are fearful that the organisation is on the brink of collapse after the cancellation of five tournaments this season and the release of worrying financial data.

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Jun 29th, 2017

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has further strengthened its support of junior golf participation, with the introduction of its latest charitable initiative that aims to raise more than £50,000 for the Stephen Gallacher Foundation.

Mum gets wet to save son's putter

Mum gets wet to save son's putter

Jun 29th, 2017

When two–time European Tour winner Haotong Li had a paddy and threw his putter into a pond during the first round of the French Open, his mother did the decent thing and went in after it!

Golf Spiv calls the KPMG PGA Championship

Golf Spiv calls the KPMG PGA Championship

Jun 28th, 2017

It’s major week for the Women’s game as the KPMG PGA Championship hits Olympia Fields. The bookmakers have Lexi Thompson as the favourite for this one but there is plenty of excellent value for outright winners and Each Way bets. Here is who the Spiv has his money on this week. 

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Mannings Heath GC and Wine Estate

Jun 27th, 2017

At GolfPunk we are proud of our Sussex roots, so when we heard that Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine estate will be hosting a PGA EuroPro tournament, sponsored by Nokia, we thought we would share this with you.

Dramatic fight back

Dramatic fight back

Jun 25th, 2017

Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36–hole final of The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s yesterday.

Helicopter blows golf ball into hole

Helicopter blows golf ball into hole

Jun 25th, 2017

A player taking part in his club’s monthly competition had stopped at the ninth hole when an air ambulance landed on the fairway. But when it took off, the downdraft from its rotor blades blew the payers ball 25ft from the edge of the green and straight into the hole!

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Jun 25th, 2017

England’s Richard Bland turned in the performance of a lifetime to move into a share of the lead after three rounds of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried yesterday and will play the final round in the company of Sergio Garcia, the Masters champion.

Rory survives cut but Jason out

Rory survives cut but Jason out

Jun 24th, 2017

Rory McIlroy just made the cut, but Jason Day is heading home after signing for the wrong score at an eventful day at the Travelers.

Pep Guardiola chips in

Pep Guardiola chips in

Jun 24th, 2017

We all know that Pep Guardiola loves his golf. But here’s the evidence that he’s actually quite good at it, as he chips in from the rough at a Charity golf day.

Nice work from Rory McIlroy

Nice work from Rory McIlroy

Jun 23rd, 2017

Nice work from Rory McIlroy as he makes a fan's dream come true. Noreen Murnane suffered a stroke six years ago, and wanted to meet the man himself. And Rory duly obliged.

Jordan Spieth off to a flyer at the Travelers

Jordan Spieth off to a flyer at the Travelers

Jun 23rd, 2017

Jordan Spieth was making his debut at the TPC River Highlands Course in Connecticut, and he made light work on day one, with eight birdies and a solitary bogey to take a one–shot lead at the Travelers Championship with a 7 under 63.

Tiger Woods - The Mural

Tiger Woods - The Mural

Jun 23rd, 2017

Poor old Tiger! Melbourne–based artist Lush has created a giant mural of Tiger, which takes its inspiration from Tiger's DUI mugshot. 

Two way lead at the BMW International

Two way lead at the BMW International

Jun 23rd, 2017

It's day two at the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, and there is now a two–way tie at the top of the leaderboard, whilst Sergio and Henrik are knocking on the door.

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Jun 23rd, 2017

Ryder Cup stars Thomas Pieters and Ian Poulter are among the latest luminaries confirmed in the star–studded field for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, along with fan favourite Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Jun 21st, 2017

It was a good weekend for Northern Ireland’s Ricky Elliott, Brooks Koepka’s bagman at the 117th US Open. But what of his plans for his winnings??

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Record broken at the 122nd Amateur Championship

Jun 20th, 2017

Icelander Gisli Sveinbergsson set a new course record during yesterday’s first qualifying round at The 122nd Amateur Championship, which is being played at Princes and Royal St George’s.

It’s Amateur Championship time

It’s Amateur Championship time

Jun 20th, 2017

The 122nd Amateur Championship kicked off yesterday at Prince’s and Royal St George’s. Here’s a brief history of this prestigious event.

TV audiences abandon US Open

TV audiences abandon US Open

Jun 20th, 2017

With the big three of McIlroy, Johnson and Day all failing to make the cut at the US Open, there has been a clear impact on the TV viewing figures – and it’s not positive.

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Jun 20th, 2017

It was clearly a great weekend for anyone called Brooke or Brooks. First Koepka bags his 1st major then Brooke Henderson claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, and is "Super happy."

Local boy Paul Waring

Local boy Paul Waring

Jun 19th, 2017

Local boy Paul Waring returned to Royal Birkdale today with happy memories of a spectacular week in front of his home supporters when the Southport Links last hosted The Open Championship nine years ago.  

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jun 17th, 2017

The heavily fancied Jon Rahm knew he had a lot of work to do after a day one four–over–par 76. But it was just not to be! 

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Jun 17th, 2017

Rory did not make it to the weekend of the 117th US Open, and his demeanour did not go unnoticed by the 1995 PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington. It was time for a Twitter handbagging.

Dustin kicks Jordan's ball

Dustin kicks Jordan's ball

Jun 17th, 2017

Dustin Johnson accidentally kicked the ball of his player partner Jordan Spieth, whose drive had come to rest in the rough on the 7th hole. But there was not to be a repeat of last year's dramas.

Blimp crashes at US Open

Blimp crashes at US Open

Jun 16th, 2017

An advertising blimp has crashed at the US Open at Erin Hills. Spectators watched in horror as the inflatable plunged to the ground in flames.

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

Jun 16th, 2017

Spectators at the US Open will be given free bottled water after E Coli was discovered in a public water fountain at Erin Hills.

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Jun 15th, 2017

Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver. 

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Jun 15th, 2017

As Justin Rose gets ready for an attempt at his second US Open title, he has been talking about the similarities between Erin Hills and Merion.

Extra incentive from Motocaddy

Extra incentive from Motocaddy

Jun 15th, 2017

Motocaddy has given players on the PGA EuroPro Tour an extra incentive ahead of its title sponsored ‘Motocaddy Masters,’ event in August by offering a brand new S5 CONNECT electric trolley as a special winning prize.

Paul Casey's phone cover

Paul Casey's phone cover

Jun 15th, 2017

Paul Casey's phone cover has been creating a bit of a stir at the US Open. And with good reason! 

Oceanico World Kids Champs

Oceanico World Kids Champs

Jun 15th, 2017

From 24th – 28th July, 150 junior golfers will once again descend on Amendoeira Golf Resort in the Algarve for the Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship, but there are still some places available. 

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Jun 14th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Jun 14th, 2017

Beef Johnston and Tyrrell Hatton were out practising at Erin Hills ahead of the 117th US Open. Here's Beef's alternative bunker technique. 

Global players support

Global players support

Jun 14th, 2017

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24.  

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Jun 12th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has delayed his journey to Erin Hills for one very good reason. Paulina Gretzky, Dustin's fiancee, will be giving birth to the couple's second child today by Caesarean section.

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Jun 12th, 2017

The U.S Open is finally here and we are in for a treat. Erin Hills looks tough on paper and follows in the USGA’s desire to use the hardest courses in the United States. Here are the Golf Spiv's top value picks. 

The Golf Trust

The Golf Trust

Jun 12th, 2017

The rise and rise of The Golf Trust continues, with the news that the charity has achieved official registration with the Charity Commission.

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Jun 11th, 2017

Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello posted a 5under 65 to be in a three–way tie for the lead at the St. Jude Classic, with Stewart Cink and Ben Crane after Saturday’s moving day.

16 year old shoots 59

16 year old shoots 59

Jun 11th, 2017

16–year–old Noah Goodwin from Corinth Texas has shot a 59, breaking the course record from the tips at Oakmont Country Club.

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Jun 11th, 2017

Paul McGinley believes that Rory McIlroy cannot be considered a US Open contender this week because injury woes have wrecked his preparations. 

Lexi Thompson leads

Lexi Thompson leads

Jun 11th, 2017

Lexi Thompson has shot a third–round 67 to take the lead at the Manulife Classic in Canada.    

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Jun 10th, 2017

There’s a three–way tie at the top after day two at the FedEx St Jude Classic, with Charl Schwartzel, Chez Reavie and Sebastian Munoz all on nine-under par.

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Jun 10th, 2017

It is the first time that the US Open will be played in Wisconsin, and Rickie Fowler will be walking out with a green and yellow golf bag as tribute to the state's Green Bay Packers.

117th US Open tee times and pairing

117th US Open tee times and pairing

Jun 9th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, and there are some great supergroups going out there. 

Billy Horschel breaks putter

Billy Horschel breaks putter

Jun 9th, 2017

Billy Horschel’s putter head fell off during his first round at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, and he had to complete his round with a fairway wood! 

How to win a spot in the Irish Open Pro Am

How to win a spot in the Irish Open Pro Am

Jun 8th, 2017

Rory McIlroy’s charity, The Rory Foundation, is launching a trick shot contest, and the winner will get to play in the Pro Am at the Irish Open on July 5th at Portstewart Golf Club in Northern Ireland.

adidas reveal US Open Scripting

adidas reveal US Open Scripting

Jun 8th, 2017

adidas Golf athletes will be 'Geared for More' for this year's US Open at Erin Hills, as adidas Golf today announces the athlete scripting to be worn by Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia.

R&A bring forward introduction of

R&A bring forward introduction of

Jun 8th, 2017

The R&A is introducing “ready golf” to its amateur championships this year, rather than waiting until 2019 as was proposed earlier in 2017.

Rickie Fowler's US Open

Rickie Fowler's US Open

Jun 8th, 2017

Rickie Fowler will be styling each day at the 2017 US Open Championship, dressed head–to–toe in apparel, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection. 

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Jun 7th, 2017

Padraig Harrington has withdrawn from the FedEx St Jude classic after being hit on the elbow by an amateur he was coaching, which resulted in him needing six stitches. 

Jordan Spieth's scripting

Jordan Spieth's scripting

Jun 7th, 2017

Here's how Jordan Spieth will be dressed for next week's US Open, and of course he's head to foot in Under Armour.

Titleist celebrates US Open

Titleist celebrates US Open

Jun 7th, 2017

The longest winning streak in golf will be extended when the first golfers tee it up for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 15, as Titleist celebrates 69 years as the #1 ball at the prestigious Major Championship.

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Jun 6th, 2017

Carly Booth, Caroline Hedwall, Meghan MacLaren and Kelsey MacDonald all qualified for the US Women’s Open through Sectional Qualifying at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

One armed golfer qualifies for

One armed golfer qualifies for

Jun 6th, 2017

Young Tommy Morrissey has advanced in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition for boys ages 7 to 9 this week. Morrissey was born without a right arm–but that’s not stopped him from getting notices by golf fans and Tour players alike for his golfing ability.

Jason Dufner fights back

Jason Dufner fights back

Jun 5th, 2017

Jason Dufner, helped by a poor final round from Daniel Summerhays, fought back to win the Memorial Tournament by three shots, and secure his fifth PGA Tour title.

Rory McIlroy confirmed for US Open

Rory McIlroy confirmed for US Open

Jun 5th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, despite concerns about a persistent rib injury.

Bubba Watson takes a bow

Bubba Watson takes a bow

Jun 5th, 2017

Bubba Watson had to contend with a heckler in the gallery at the Memorial Tournament. On the 18th, Watson made a 19–foot birdie putt and then took a bow aimed at the heckler. This is what Bubba had to say about the incident. 

Moving day at Memorial wrap

Moving day at Memorial wrap

Jun 4th, 2017

The golfing gods have been having a laugh, as the wheels came off for Jason Dufner on moving day at Memorial.

Free food for golfers

Free food for golfers

Jun 3rd, 2017

Arby’s are turning up the heat on their links with golf, as they are about to become the PGA Tour’s first ever restaurant sponsor. And there's free food for golfers into the bargain.

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Jun 2nd, 2017

Phil Mickelson has been ranked number 5 on ESPN's list of the top 100 most popular athletes, with golfers accounting for 11 of the athletes on the list.      

Top 5 Shots Of The Week

Top 5 Shots Of The Week

May 31st, 2017

There were some magnificent shots from the BMW at Wentworth last week. It was a truly splendid tournament with an incredible last round finale. Here are the 5 Best...

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

May 31st, 2017

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Memorial Tournament that he founded 41 years ago in 1976, Jack Nicklaus had this to say about Tiger Woods.

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

May 30th, 2017

Englishman Aaron Rai carried his European Challenge Tour form to Walton Heath to win the US Open Championship International Sectional Qualifier and secure a Major Championship debut at Erin Hills next month.

Four players qualify for The Open

Four players qualify for The Open

May 29th, 2017

Chan Kim of the US, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan on Sunday.

Beef qualifies for US Open

Beef qualifies for US Open

May 29th, 2017

Beef has qualified for the US Open at Walton Heath, and aced out on the second! Here are all the qualifiers. 

Sam Torrance honoured

Sam Torrance honoured

May 28th, 2017

Former Ryder Cup Captain, Sam Torrance, has been recognised for his record–breaking European Tour career, as he becomes the latest addition to the exclusive group of Honorary Life Members of the European Tour. 

The strange side bet at Wentworth

The strange side bet at Wentworth

May 28th, 2017

In the final round at the BMW PGA Championship, playing partners Pablo Larrazabal and Haotong Li had a curious little side bet.

Spanish ace Jimenez to star

Spanish ace Jimenez to star

May 28th, 2017

Ladies European Tour star Noemi Jimenez will take time out from her busy tournament schedule to help Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa celebrate Women’s Golf Day alongside hundreds of golf venues around the world next month.

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

May 28th, 2017

Alex Noren pulled out all the stops at the BMW PGA Championship today to win by two shots with a superb course record equalling 62.

Rory withdraws from Memorial

Rory withdraws from Memorial

May 27th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio, leading to fears that he might miss next month's US Open.

The Grove announces David Howell

The Grove announces David Howell

May 27th, 2017

The Grove has announced that multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell will be its first golf ambassador.

Parkour meets golf

Parkour meets golf

May 26th, 2017

Here's a great little video that the European Tour have released for the BMW PGA Championship. It's Parkour golf as Thomas Pieters' playing partner takes extreme measures to make his tee time. 

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

May 22nd, 2017

With four stunning rounds including two 65’s on Thursday and Friday, Lexi Thompson dominated the competition, capturing her eighth career victory at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Here's what was in her winning bag.

Grayson Murray makes the news

Grayson Murray makes the news

May 21st, 2017

It has been an eventful debut season for Gray Murray, but now he has been making the news for the right reasons as he shot a 63 on Friday, and is still in contention at the Bryon Nelson.

Alvaro Quiros wins Rocco Forte Open

Alvaro Quiros wins Rocco Forte Open

May 21st, 2017

Alvaro Quiros has beaten Zander Lombard in a play–off to mark a stunning return to form and win his seventh European Tour title at The Rocco Forte Open –Verdura, Sicily.

£240 million plans revealed

£240 million plans revealed

May 20th, 2017

Plans for a £240 million plans Ryder Cup–standard golf course and huge housing development in Bolton have been revealed.

Another daft golf rule

Another daft golf rule

May 19th, 2017

Sometimes there are hard choices to make in golf, and Jacksonville University golfer David was faced with one of them. He could either take a two shot penalty or go for a swim.      

 Introducing ‘The Rookie’

Introducing ‘The Rookie’

May 19th, 2017

ECCO shoes have set a challenge to a complete beginner. ‘The Rookie’ has got just six months to take on and beat Thomas Bjorn on the 16th hole of this year’s Made in Denmark.

Golf ball stamps

Golf ball stamps

May 18th, 2017

The United States Postal Service, under the “Have a ball” moniker, is launching a unique series of stamps and golf is in the line up.

Discord at Watford FC

Discord at Watford FC

May 18th, 2017

One of Watford's senior players missed training before the recent game against Liverpool to play a game of golf, such was the breakdown in his relationship with Walter Mazzarri.

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

May 18th, 2017

Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.

And the BAFTA goes to....

And the BAFTA goes to....

May 17th, 2017

European Tour Productions and Sky Sports have received recognition for their joint coverage of The 2016 Open Championship, winning the BAFTA in the Sport category.

Poulter in Twitter spat

Poulter in Twitter spat

May 17th, 2017

Off the back of his T2 at The Players Championship, Poults has got involved in a Twitter row with Golf Channel's outspoken Brandel Chamblee.

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

May 17th, 2017

The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.

 Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

May 17th, 2017

Si–Woo Kim was a surprise victor at the Players Championship last weekend when he became the tournament’s youngest ever winner, but the 21–year-old now has another challenge to face.

PXG sign Austin Ernst

PXG sign Austin Ernst

May 16th, 2017

PXG is adding LPGA Tour professional Austin Ernst to its roster of champions.

Is the PGA parking its tanks

Is the PGA parking its tanks

May 16th, 2017

According to a report in The Guardian, The PGA Tour is parking its tanks on the European Tour’s greens by opening a base in London.

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

May 15th, 2017

The 21–year–old South Korean, Si–woo Kim, became the youngest person ever to win the Players' Championship, and his victory was a very rewarding one for an Irish punter.

How to make a ten

How to make a ten

May 13th, 2017

Sawgrass may be famed for its 17th, but the 18th has teeth as well, as India’s Anirban Lahiri found out on Friday to his cost.

Experience the Ultimate Fit

Experience the Ultimate Fit

May 13th, 2017

Titleist is giving golfers the chance to undergo The Ultimate Fit with unique fitting experiences on the driving range during this year’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Golf pro shoots 127

Golf pro shoots 127

May 12th, 2017

American Golf Pro Clifton McDonald shot a 55–over–par round of 127 in local qualifying for the US Open in Alabama.

Sergio aces the 17th

Sergio aces the 17th

May 12th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has aced the 17th at Sawgrass, and become only the 8th player to do so in the Players Championship. 

PUMA unveil Rickie Fowler's scripting

PUMA unveil Rickie Fowler's scripting

May 10th, 2017

The 2017 PLAYERS Championship kicks off this week and Rickie Fowler will be dressed head–to–toe in apparel, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection. Here's what Rickie will be wearing. 

The Long Drive World Series

The Long Drive World Series

May 9th, 2017

The world’s longest drivers will come together later this year to battle it out in golf’s new showpiece – the Long Drive World Series.

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

May 9th, 2017

India's Sharmila Nicollet has beaten Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.     

John Daly wins the Insperity Invitational

John Daly wins the Insperity Invitational

May 8th, 2017

John Daly has won the Insperity Invitational to claim his first win in 13 long years, and exactly one year on from making his Champions Tour debut at the same tournament.

The Will Wilcox Story

The Will Wilcox Story

May 7th, 2017

The Will Wilcox Story. From boulder-jumping wash-out to jail bird to homeless, to PGA Tour Pro. It's been a hell of a ride for Will Wilcox...

Golf Has Been Asleep At The Wheel

Golf Has Been Asleep At The Wheel

May 7th, 2017

While other sports (cricket, football) have turned themselves inside out in order to 'get contemporary' and relevant to millenials, golf has pretty much plodded along, drifting further away from the good old days when people knew their place and the sun never set without permission first. Anyway, this is what Richie Ramsay had to say...

Patrick Reed leads the Wells Fargo

Patrick Reed leads the Wells Fargo

May 7th, 2017

Patrick Reed had a birdie on the 17th, and then slotted in a two–putt birdie on the 18th for a 5–under 67 to match the low score of a windy third round, and take the lead on moving day in North Carolina.

Dame Laura Davis and Trish Johnson

Dame Laura Davis and Trish Johnson

May 7th, 2017

The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship has confirmed that Dame Laura Davies and Trish Johnson, will play at Nailcote Hall for the 84th edition of the event for the first time.

John Daly leads at Insperity Invitational

John Daly leads at Insperity Invitational

May 7th, 2017

John Daly holds a one–stroke lead over Kenny Perry after shooting a seven–under 65 at The Woodlands Country Club in Texas on Saturday, which matched his lowest ever PGA Tour Champions score.

England salvage draw in opening GolfSixes match

England salvage draw in opening GolfSixes match

May 6th, 2017

Andy Sullivan recognised that England had “dodged a bullet” after he and Chris Wood managed to salvaging a draw with India in their first group match at the inaugural GolfSixes.

Francesco Molinari leads

Francesco Molinari leads

May 6th, 2017

Francesco Molinari has taken the halfway lead at the rain-delayed Wells Fargo Championship.

Lamkin brings Flat Cat putter grips

Lamkin brings Flat Cat putter grips

May 2nd, 2017

Lamkin Corporation has announced that it has partnered with Winston Products to market and distribute the FLAT CAT® product line. The partnership will bring the Putter Grip of choice of its brand ambassador Justin Rose to the European golf market this spring.  

Kevin Kisner chips in

Kevin Kisner chips in

May 1st, 2017

It was all over wasn't it? Kevin Kisner needed to hole his eagle shot to save the match....

Alexander Levy leads in China

Alexander Levy leads in China

Apr 30th, 2017

Alexander Levy underlined his ambition to be the first repeat winner of the Volvo China Open with a blistering opening nine–under–par 63 at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou, Beijing.

Alexander Levy wins Volvo China Open

Alexander Levy wins Volvo China Open

Apr 30th, 2017

Alexander Levy clinched the fourth European Tour title of his career by beating overnight leader Dylan Frittelli in a play-off at the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open in Haiurou, Beijing.

The Open tickets selling fast

The Open tickets selling fast

Apr 30th, 2017

The R&A believe that more than 200,000 fans will attend this year’s Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

First slow play penalty awarded

First slow play penalty awarded

Apr 30th, 2017

The PGA Tour has handed out its first slow–play penalty for 22 years during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.

Dylan Frittelli leads in China

Dylan Frittelli leads in China

Apr 29th, 2017

South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli will take a three–shot lead into the final day of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open after a flawless third round 64 took him to 19–under at the Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou, Beijing.

Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Top 5 Ian Poulter moments

Apr 27th, 2017

After the news last week that Ian Poulter had lost his PGA Tour card, we look back on some of the magical moments that the Englishman has given us over the years. 

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major. 

Beef gives putting lesson in bar

Beef gives putting lesson in bar

Apr 27th, 2017

Beef has been treating drinkers at a local New Orleans bar to free putting tips ahead of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. And Beef offered to buy all of The Bulldog Uptown's drinkers a round if anyone could make a putt along the bar floor and into a glass.

Branden Grace sets early pace

Branden Grace sets early pace

Apr 21st, 2017

In a make or break week at the Valero Texas Open, Ian Poulter is battling for his PGA Tour career as he slumped to a round of 75, with a missed cut looking increasingly likely.

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Apr 17th, 2017

With a run of 52 holes without a bogey, American Cristie Kerr won the LOTTE Championship presented by Hershey by three shots over three players.   

Ian Poulter on the edge

Ian Poulter on the edge

Apr 17th, 2017

Ian Poulter admitted being "hot under the collar" after struggling with his putter on the final day of the RBC Heritage. He's not lost his Tour card yet, as he has one last chance at the Valero Texas Open. 

Stuart Hogg v Richie Ramsay

Stuart Hogg v Richie Ramsay

Apr 16th, 2017

It's on! Scotland full–back Stuart Hogg takes on European Tour Pro Richie Ramsay... at Murrayfield... 

Jon Rahm to tee it up at Irish Open

Jon Rahm to tee it up at Irish Open

Apr 12th, 2017

Jon Rahm has confirmed that the will be teeing it up at the Irish Open in Portstewart from 6–9 July, which is the first time Irish golf fans will be able watch this exciting new Spanish star live. 

Green Jacket found in charity shop

Green Jacket found in charity shop

Apr 8th, 2017

A visitor to a Toronto charity shop had a stroke of good fortune when he stumbled upon an original Masters Green Jacket. And now it is up for auction.

Martin Kaymer to lead D+D REAL Czech Masters field

Martin Kaymer to lead D+D REAL Czech Masters field

Apr 2nd, 2017

Double Major Champion Martin Kaymer will lead the field as the qualification process for The 2018 Ryder Cup gets under way at the D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague from August 31 to September 3.

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

Mar 30th, 2017

As we reported last week, the R&A signed a media deal with Everton for The Open Championship ahead of the golf tournament’s return to Royal Birkdale in Merseyside this summer. And now it's Man City’s turn.

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Mar 29th, 2017

Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC–Dell Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their unborn twins.

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Mar 28th, 2017

Bubba Watson will add even more colour to next week's Masters as he's set to play a Green Volvik S4 golf ball at a Major for the first time.

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

D.A. Points holds on to win Puerto Rico Open

Mar 27th, 2017

D.A. Points shot a six–under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open, but he didn't make it easy for himself. And it was not to be for 'Beef' who was in contention, but finished T10.

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Mar 27th, 2017

Dustin Johnson beat Jon Rahm in the World Match Play final to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships.

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Mar 27th, 2017

Open Champion Henrik Stenson has confirmed that he will play this year's Scottish Open as a prelude to his Open title defence. 

Rickie Fowler's scripting

Rickie Fowler's scripting

Mar 27th, 2017

When it comes to the first major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection.

WGC Match Play Day 4

WGC Match Play Day 4

Mar 26th, 2017

Here are the winners and losers of the quarter finals of the WGC–Dell Match Play Championships. It's all shaping up nicely for the semi–finals......

Here's the final 16

Here's the final 16

Mar 25th, 2017

it's a Saturday showdown for Phil MIckelson and Mark Leishman in the WGC–Dell Match Play Championship after winning their groups in the round robin stage.  

Sergio hits a stinker

Sergio hits a stinker

Mar 25th, 2017

Sergio hits an absolute stinker! You'll be hard pushed to see a worst shot on tour this year.

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Mar 25th, 2017

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

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Grayson Murray's Masters Motivation

Mar 24th, 2017

PGA Pro Grayson Murray has gone and got himself a new caddy with a difference. He has recruited none other than Playboy model Lindsey Pelas. But there is a catch....  

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

Mar 23rd, 2017

When James Corden & Jimmy Fallon deigned to invite Danny Willet onto their prime time American TV chat shows following his astounding Masters victory, they assumed Danny would say 'what time?', 'how high?' etc. But he didn't. He got on a plane and flew home. And this is why...    

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Mar 22nd, 2017

The biggest field of professionals in the history of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will gather at The Heritage Golf Club this November for the third outing of a tournament that will also now take up a premier place on the international golf calendar.

Zoom fits like a glove

Zoom fits like a glove

Mar 15th, 2017

ZOOM gloves, the latest innovation from the same company that designs BIG MAX bags and trolleys, have announced that they will be bringing a glove to the game that fits every hand perfectly.

Ice golf in Siberia

Ice golf in Siberia

Mar 13th, 2017

A group of golf fans gathered on Olkon Island by Lake Baikal in Russian for the seventh annual Baikal Ice Golf Tournament.

Shot Scope apps now available

Shot Scope apps now available

Mar 13th, 2017

Shot Scope has announced that both iOS and Android versions of the Shot Scope app are now available to download. 

Dustin Johnson What's In The Bag

Dustin Johnson What's In The Bag

Mar 6th, 2017

After recently adding the '17 M1 driver and TP5x golf ball to his bag, it was DJ's '17 M1 3HL fairway that he first put in the bag at Riviera that was key for him at Club de Golf Chapultepec's high altitude.

Valderrama Meets... Paul Casey

Valderrama Meets... Paul Casey

Mar 5th, 2017

He might have forearms like dinner plates (eh? – Ed) but when it comes to sock puppets, Paul Casey is like putty in Valderrama's hands. If he had any, that is...

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

Mar 4th, 2017

When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.

Robert Rock Takes The Biscuit Tin Challenge

Robert Rock Takes The Biscuit Tin Challenge

Mar 4th, 2017

Robert Rock answers a series of random and unnecessary questions, revealing how he beat Tiger Woods and why he's the only player on tour who doesn't wear a hat...

It's D-Day for golf's rule book

It's D-Day for golf's rule book

Mar 1st, 2017

Golf is about to get less stuff and complicated. We think... Golf's Rule Book D-Day is here...here are the proposals

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

Mar 1st, 2017

It's the WGC Mexico Championships this week, and the Tour is having to make a big detour from it's usual Florida swing now that Trump's Doral is off the rota. So the PGA hired a charter flight to get the players there! 

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Boom!!! It's Nicky Colsaerts

Feb 27th, 2017

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.   

John Deere Classic wins

John Deere Classic wins

Feb 26th, 2017

The 2016 John Deere Classic has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year, and also recevied awards for its social media engagement. 

Paul Lawrie joins ISM

Paul Lawrie joins ISM

Feb 20th, 2017

Paul Lawrie, the 48-year-old former Open champion, has joined Chubby Chandler's International Sports Management.

 Woods & Timberlake invest together

Woods & Timberlake invest together

Feb 19th, 2017

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has been around for over a decade, and is getting a big shot in the arm with two high profile investors – Woods and Timberland. 

The Joy of Six

The Joy of Six

Feb 15th, 2017

We’ve slept on this one: 6 holes, 16 teams, and a few fireworks. Is this really going to move the dial? Or is there something else going on?

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. 

Melissa Reid shoots 67

Melissa Reid shoots 67

Feb 11th, 2017

Melissa Reid shot a 6–under 67 on Saturday to take a two–stroke lead over American Angel Jin and Australian Su Oh at the Vic Open, the season–opening event on the Ladies European Tour.

Jeunghun Wang wins in Qatar

Jeunghun Wang wins in Qatar

Jan 30th, 2017

Jeunghun Wang has held of the challenge of Jaco Van Zyl and Joakim Lagergren to win the Qatar Masters.

Persistence pays for Sergio fan

Persistence pays for Sergio fan

Jan 29th, 2017

One of Sergio Garcia’s Twitter followers has pulled off a rather strange coup. He's going to be caddying for him! 

Jeunghun Wang leads in Qatar

Jeunghun Wang leads in Qatar

Jan 28th, 2017

Jeunghun Wang has opened up a three–shot lead on moving day at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, so it's all change at the top after yesterday's nine–way tie.

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Jan 26th, 2017

Wale's Bradley Dredge has got off to a cracking start at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, and G-Mac is also out fast.

All change for Ryder Cup rules

All change for Ryder Cup rules

Jan 19th, 2017

The European Tour has announced a change to its membership regulations for the 2018 season. And Thomas Bjorn will get an extra wildcard pick. 

PUMA Golf launch Disc Footwear

PUMA Golf launch Disc Footwear

Jan 18th, 2017

PUMA Golf has introduced the new DISC collection of golf footwear – a premium, comfortable and stable collection for men, women and juniors, headlined by TITANTOUR IGNITE DISC and TITANTOUR IGNITE Premium DISC.

PGA announces Twitter partnership

PGA announces Twitter partnership

Jan 7th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced a partnership with Twitter to broadcast live coverage on the social media platform for 31 tournaments in 2017. They're getting all modern! 

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Dec 14th, 2016

Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.

Little Billy interviews Thomas Bjorn

Little Billy interviews Thomas Bjorn

Dec 7th, 2016

The European Tour's youngest interviewer, Little Billy, puts some tough questions to fifteen-time winner Thomas Bjorn, and now officially the new European  Ryder Cup Captain.

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. 

Plaudits for Q–School Stadium Course and set up

Plaudits for Q–School Stadium Course and set up

Nov 21st, 2016

PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, Spain, proved the perfect platform for European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage. As a player, you don’t want to be there, but it has still impressed them.

Rory's toughest ever interview

Rory's toughest ever interview

Nov 18th, 2016

Rory McIlroy undertook the toughest interview of his career at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, where the four-time Major Champion met with the European Tour's nine year old reporter Billy on the eve of his defence of the DP World Tour Championship.

Puma Golf’s Hi-Top collection expands

Puma Golf’s Hi-Top collection expands

Nov 16th, 2016

PUMA Golf have introduced a junior version of the TITANTOUR IGNITE Hi-Top, worn by Rickie Fowler, and also added two new colourways in the men’s version available February 1st 2017. 

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Nov 16th, 2016

Bom Sucesso, one of the latest additions to the European Tour Properties network, has engaged award winning golf course architects European Golf Design (EGD) to renovate the Guardian Bom Sucesso championship course. 

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Nov 7th, 2016

Danny Willett has had an amazing year in golf by winning his first Green Jacket, but the end of season blues have certainly caught up with him, and he’s reported as saying “I don’t really want to be out playing golf.”

Beef VS Billy The Kid

Beef VS Billy The Kid

Oct 16th, 2016

Beef met his match this week when he got interviewed by the infamous Billy The Kid. 

Top Ten hole in ones ever

Top Ten hole in ones ever

Oct 15th, 2016

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.

Why Did Tiger Call It Off?

Why Did Tiger Call It Off?

Oct 11th, 2016

With Tiger claiming his game is "vulnerable" we dig into why he pulled out of the Safeway Open. 

Flop Shot Challenge

Flop Shot Challenge

Oct 6th, 2016

We know the Challenge Tour players are good - but are any of them good enough to nail a flopshot into a stack of Bridgestone tyres? FInd out here.

What’s next for Thomas Pieters?

What’s next for Thomas Pieters?

Oct 5th, 2016

Thomas Pieters has strong ties with the USA. But does that mean he will join the PGA? Here's what Nicolas Colsearts thinks.

The LET take on Man City

The LET take on Man City

Oct 4th, 2016

It's the Ladies European Tour VS Manchester City in the Etihad Airways Cross Sport Challenge!

TBT: Ernie Els and his incredible alter ego

TBT: Ernie Els and his incredible alter ego

Sep 15th, 2016

TBT. Throwback Thursday for you non tweeters. We take you back to a side of Ernie Els you thought you'd never see! Ernie has an alter ego. His name is Theodore. He sounds like a laugh...

Golf goes Jackass

Golf goes Jackass

Sep 8th, 2016

These European Tour stars lined up for electro-shock therapy recently, administered by Dr Darren Clarke, and Professor Thomas Bjorn...

Inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic held

Inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic held

Sep 2nd, 2016

The inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic, held at Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, Ware, has been hailed as an overwhelming success after raising over £120,000 for goal keeping legend Bob Wilson's the Willow foundation.

Day 2 Highlights From The Barclays

Day 2 Highlights From The Barclays

Aug 27th, 2016

Patrick Reed takes a two shot lead going into the third round of The Barclays, but there's a whole heap of superstars on his tail. Check out the second round highlights from Bethpage Black here...

When the Beef met the puppet P2

When the Beef met the puppet P2

Aug 25th, 2016

Part 2 of Valdy's interview with Beef, in which Beef sings a sweary grime song and Valdy gets upset... Plus Tarby, Arbys and the Jamega Tour...

Who is Wesley Bryan?

Who is Wesley Bryan?

Aug 13th, 2016

Just who is Wesley Bryan, the PGA Tour's newest member, and how is he leading the John Deere Classic?

Jim Furyk shoots a 58!!!

Jim Furyk shoots a 58!!!

Aug 7th, 2016

Jim Furyk has just shot a 58 at the Travelers Championship!!! The crazy thing is he had a putt for a 57!!!

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

#Epicfail for Wheatcroft

Jul 25th, 2016

Steve Wheatcroft hit one of the worst shots under pressure ever at the Canadian Open. 

Bridgestone Challenge comes to Heythrop Park

Bridgestone Challenge comes to Heythrop Park

Jul 25th, 2016

Up to 10,000 golf fans are expected to descend upon a prestigious Oxfordshire resort in August, when the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament takes place, courtesy of Bridgestone.

Beef's Crib!!!

Beef's Crib!!!

Jul 22nd, 2016

Andew 'Beef' Johnston gives us the MTV Cribs style tour of his modest abode

The 200 Yard Putt

The 200 Yard Putt

Jul 10th, 2016

Europes finest (and some Americans too) take on a 200 yard putt!

 Eddie Pepperell donates sponsorship monies

Eddie Pepperell donates sponsorship monies

Jul 6th, 2016

Eddie Pepperell has donated his sponsorship money, and 51 kids have been able to join Frilford Heath Golf Club as a direct result of his generosity. Good work Eddie!

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Jul 3rd, 2016

Steven Bowditch shot a plus two 72 in the second round of the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and got drug tested for his troubles.

Bubba digs deep for Greenbrier flood victims

Bubba digs deep for Greenbrier flood victims

Jul 2nd, 2016

Bubba and his wife Angie have donated $250,000 to help the victims of the terrible floods that tore into Greenbrier. He has also pledged to get his hands dirty after the WGC Bridgestone.

 How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

Jul 1st, 2016

Daniel Berger teed it up at the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and hit the ball 307 yards down the fairway. Then he retired with a shoulder injury. He was still $50,000 to the better though.

First African American owned golf course for sale

First African American owned golf course for sale

Jun 29th, 2016

In 1967, four businessmen jointly invested $250,000 to buy Freeway Golf Course, which became the first 18-hole course to be owned by African Americans in the USA. Now this historic course is under threat and up for sale.

Jason Day out of the Olympics

Jason Day out of the Olympics

Jun 28th, 2016

Jason Day has announced via Twitter that he will not be playing in the Olympics and, like Rory McIlroy last week, it’s because of the Zika virus.

Golfers react to England defeat

Golfers react to England defeat

Jun 28th, 2016

Here's how the golf world has reacted to England's humiliating defeat against Iceland last night. We're still hidding under the duvet.

Greenbrier Classic Cancelled

Greenbrier Classic Cancelled

Jun 26th, 2016

The Greenbrier has been canceled due to the horrific flooding that took place this week. But how will that affect The Open?

Why 9 hole golf is the future

Why 9 hole golf is the future

Jun 25th, 2016

Welcome aboard Colin Mieczkowski, our new writer. Colin's first commission for GP champions 9-hole golf which could provide the blueprint for golf. After just completing 72 holes in a day for the Longest Day Challenge, we hear you, Col!

John Daly Tribute

John Daly Tribute

Jun 19th, 2016

Check out this great tribute video tribute to John Daly in celebration of his recent 50th birthday.

New!! Swingin' Siren: Victoria Slater

New!! Swingin' Siren: Victoria Slater

Jun 18th, 2016

Victoria Slater is the the girlfriend of the PGA Tour's Rookie of the Year Daniel Berger. She's not too bad with the sticks herself by the looks of things. Oh, and we're not going to lie, her mates are pretty hot too..

Callaway sign four for the future

Callaway sign four for the future

Jun 13th, 2016

Callaway has today announced a quartet of new signings with four top ranked amateurs becoming full Staff Professionals, including Belgian Thomas Detry, currently ranked 7th in the world.

Rickie's scripting for Oakmont

Rickie's scripting for Oakmont

Jun 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler is getting ready for Oakmont. And this is what he will be wearing when he tees it up with Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy. 

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Jun 9th, 2016

Shane Lowry has decided to defend his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title later this month. This will mean that he will miss out on what could be precious Ryder Cup points.

Phil Mickelson's Oakmont Verdict

Phil Mickelson's Oakmont Verdict

Jun 9th, 2016

Phil Mickelson has been playing Oakmont ahead of next week’s US Open, and this is his verdict on the course, and why he is still optimistic.

Rorys chosen the wedding venue

Rorys chosen the wedding venue

Jun 8th, 2016

Rory is getting hitched to Erica Stoll later this year, and the wedding will be in Ireland. This is where they have chosen.

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Jun 8th, 2016

Arnold Palmer is following in Tiger Woods’ footsteps and is writing a new book - “A Life Well Played: My Stories."

100FT Robot Golf

100FT Robot Golf

Jun 5th, 2016

This new golf computer game is more Street Fighter 2 than it is PGA Tour '16...

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Jun 5th, 2016

As the second Major of the golf season looms with the US Open kicking off on June 13th, speculation on a potential winner has started. And this is why Sergio is fancied.

Rickie’s missing cuts

Rickie’s missing cuts

Jun 5th, 2016

Rickie missed another cut at the Memorial by two shots. That makes it three times in his last five starts, and twice in a row for his past two starts. What's going on?

Fitzpatrick cruises to victory

Fitzpatrick cruises to victory

Jun 5th, 2016

Matthew Fitzpatrick has won his second European Tour title at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club with a three-shot victory at the Nordea Masters.

Jason Day doubtful for Olympics

Jason Day doubtful for Olympics

Jun 4th, 2016

Jason Day may be another golfer who doesn’t make it to the Olympics this year over fears of the Zika virus. Here's what he had to say at Muirfield Village in the run up to the Memorial tournament.

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Jun 4th, 2016

Nicolas Colsaert’s recent good form has continued as he briefly joined Matthew Fitzpatrick at the top of the leaderboard midway through the third round of the Nordea Masters at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club.

Tiger's tribute to Ali

Tiger's tribute to Ali

Jun 4th, 2016

Tiger Woods has added his own tribute to Muhammad Ali through social media. This is what he had to say.

Trump loses WGC

Trump loses WGC

Jun 2nd, 2016

Someone at the PGA is having a laugh at The Trump’s expense. And Trump is not amused!

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

May 19th, 2016

Callaway Apparel is showcasing its Spring Summer 2016 collection at The BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next week. Here's a sneak preview of what their players will be wearing. 

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

May 15th, 2016

On a day that The Stadium Course bit back, we had five putts, lake balls, and a sensational 65 from Ken Duke. Here's the Top Ten best and worst moments from the day's play.

Christy O’Connor Senior has died at 91

Christy O’Connor Senior has died at 91

May 14th, 2016

Ryder Cup legend Christy O’Connor Senior died peacefully in hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning, aged 91. We look back at his long life.

Boo Weekly shaves off his beard

Boo Weekly shaves off his beard

May 14th, 2016

"Duck Dynasty" star Boo Weekley suggested earlier this year that PGA Tour executives wanted him to shave his famous “Santa Claus” beard. But here’s the real reason why he got the clippers out.

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

May 13th, 2016

There was some cracking golf played last night at the Players Championship. Jason Day shot a 63, but he wasn't the only one on fire last night. But there were some absolute shockers hit too mind. Here are the ten best and worst shots from day one...

Keegan Bradley getting back on track

Keegan Bradley getting back on track

May 12th, 2016

Keegan Bradley said that he felt he was on the right track. “I feel better than ever. I really do,” Bradley said after a practice round for his sixth appearance at The Players Championship. “I know I’ll turn the corner.”

ISM signs Jeunghun Wang

ISM signs Jeunghun Wang

May 12th, 2016

Jeunghun Wang has joined International Sports Management as he enters the most exciting phase of his young career. It's another signing coup for Chubby Chandler.

Greg Owen strips off to save bird

Greg Owen strips off to save bird

May 11th, 2016

During Monday's practice round at TPC Sawgrass, Greg Owen was walking off the 16th green when he saw a blue jay fall out of a tree and land in the pond.

Aston Villa’s ex Sporting Director moves into golf

Aston Villa’s ex Sporting Director moves into golf

May 11th, 2016

German Hendrik Almstadt joined Aston Villa from Arsenal to become the club’s first ever Sporting Director in July of last year. Then he got the push after Villa's disasterous season. But now he's back - at The European Tour.

Putting competition for BMW PGA

Putting competition for BMW PGA

May 11th, 2016

The ISPS HANDA Pressure Putt Showdown will feature players with celebrity partners, competing for a £10,000 prize, which will go to charity.

Kevin Kisner reinstated by Palmetto GC

Kevin Kisner reinstated by Palmetto GC

May 10th, 2016

Palmetto Golf Club has reinstated Kevin Kisner who had been suspended for making a Vice Sports video featuring drinking, gambling and golf cart racing.

The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass

The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass

May 10th, 2016

World No. 3-ranked Rory McIlroy, No. 4 Bubba Watson and No. 8 Dustin Johnson will start the first round at No. 1, at 1:58 p.m., and the second round at No. 10, at 8:43 p.m. Here are the othe supergroups.

James Hahn wins Wells Fargo

James Hahn wins Wells Fargo

May 9th, 2016

PGA Tour: James Hahn won in a playoff at the Wells Fargo. Amazing considering he had missed the last 8 cuts! European Tour: Jeunghun Wang wins Trophee Hassan II in Morocco.

Swingin' Sirens: Stephanie Smith

Swingin' Sirens: Stephanie Smith

May 5th, 2016

Becoming a professional golfer takes blood, sweat, and tears. As well as cold hard cash. Our new Swingin’ Siren Stephanie Smith is trying to crowd fund her way on to the LET next year.

Lovemark and Vegas lead Zurich Classic

Lovemark and Vegas lead Zurich Classic

Apr 30th, 2016

Jamie Lovemark and Jhonattan Vegas were sharing the lead at the Zurich Classic when play on the second day was suspended because of darkness.

RBC Heritage Day 3 highlights

RBC Heritage Day 3 highlights

Apr 17th, 2016

Here are the day three highlights from the RBC Heritage. Luke Donald now leads by a single shot over Jason Kokrak. 

Join the World Golf Scramble in Las Vegas

Join the World Golf Scramble in Las Vegas

Apr 13th, 2016

The World Golf Scramble is a 4 Person Scramble competition where amateur golfers from around the world buy-in directly to the World Championships in Las Vegas to compete for the world title and share of the progressive purse. Here's how you can join in.

Paige Spiranac In Tears After Second Round

Paige Spiranac In Tears After Second Round

Mar 25th, 2016

Our Swingin’ Siren Paige Spiranac had another tough day at her new office, shooting a second round 79 to miss the cut at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters. “At the moment, the clubs are going in the water.”

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Mar 21st, 2016

Jason Day went wire to wire last night, winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot from Kevin Chappell. His 70 around Bay Hill was his eighth PGA Tour title. 

The Nike Method Origin

The Nike Method Origin

Mar 21st, 2016

Check out the new hi tech, groovy, and consistant Nike Method Origin Putter, as used by Rory McIlroy on tour!

Saturday Siren: Sharmila Nicollet

Saturday Siren: Sharmila Nicollet

Mar 19th, 2016

Sharmila Nicollet is India's hottest golfer there's no doubt about that. But is she the world's hottest golfer? You'd be hard pressed to come up with a counter argument...

The future now with virtual reality commerce

The future now with virtual reality commerce

Mar 18th, 2016

MasterCard is bringing the future of commerce to life with virtual and augmented reality commerce experiences and payment-enabled wearables at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) in Orlando, FL. 

PGA ditches Grand Slam Of Golf

PGA ditches Grand Slam Of Golf

Mar 17th, 2016

The never eagerly anticipated Grand Slam of Golf has thankfully been culled by the PGA of America. We will no longer have the dubious pleasure of watching already wealthy tour pros play out a feeble exhibition match for an extraordinary amount of cash (even 4th place got $300k!!). PLUS Amazing gallery of every Grand Slam line up. 

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Mar 15th, 2016

The Spiv has been in the money two of the last three weeks. He's found some tremendous value this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...

Miguel Angel Jimenez: Our Favourite Golf Berk

Miguel Angel Jimenez: Our Favourite Golf Berk

Mar 10th, 2016

Miguel Angel Jimenez is often called the coolest or most interesting man in golf. Poppycock. He's the biggest berk in the game, and we couldn't love him more for it. 

One commissioner to rule them all?

One commissioner to rule them all?

Mar 10th, 2016

68-year old Tim Finchem, the commissioner of the PGA Tour, has again raised the idea of one organisation to control professional golf in the US and Europe. But Keith Pelley's having none of it.

Victor Dubuisson in Total Meltdown

Victor Dubuisson in Total Meltdown

Mar 7th, 2016

Victor Dubuisson had a full on meltdown last night at the WGC Cadillac. It can't have been that bad, he still managed to shoot a 72...

International Golf Club London

International Golf Club London

Mar 7th, 2016

The International Golf Club London (ICG London) is launching an exciting opportunity for golfers to play competitive events at championship courses in the south-east region. Here's how.

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Mar 6th, 2016

Sergio has thrown a bit of a Twitter wobbly after the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee said he had a bad attitude after an outburst of temper at this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

Mar 6th, 2016

Adam Scott and the Zimmer frame putter? It’s yesterday’s news. We have all moved on. This was a back-to-back win for Scott, who started with a very bad back nine, which would have destroyed a lesser player. 

PXG 0311T Irons

PXG 0311T Irons

Mar 4th, 2016

“They look like a blade, they play like a cavity back, and they have a sweetspot the size of Texas.” That’s how Bob Parsons describes his PXG 0311 irons. But as great as they are, when you sign up a tour staff, they want clubs a little bit different to the rest of us. 

Honda Classic Day Three Highlight's

Honda Classic Day Three Highlight's

Feb 28th, 2016

Adam Scott shot a 66 last night to take a share of the lead last night with Sergio Garcia at the Honda Classic last night. Sounds great. Except he threw a quadruple bogey in there. 

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Feb 24th, 2016

The Honda Classic GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge. Picture of ducks taken yesterday by the 3rd green by Getty's Dave Cannon. Lovely stuff... 

Padraig’s big bro is a winner

Padraig’s big bro is a winner

Feb 20th, 2016

Padraig Harrington's elder brother was one of the winners at the grand final of the 2015 Morocco Matchplay. Clearly he's another chip off the same block for sure.   

Jordan Spieth has a shocker

Jordan Spieth has a shocker

Feb 19th, 2016

Jordan Spieth had a shocker last night, shooting his worst ever first round in a tournament (79), and amazingly missing eight putts from inside 10 feet at the Northern Trust Open. 

Behind the Scenes at the Tshwane Open

Behind the Scenes at the Tshwane Open

Feb 16th, 2016

This week at the Tshwane Open, watch players get their kit off in South Africa, Zander Lombard’s amazing recovery from a nasty injury and Nico Colsaerts’ late-night driving range practice from his hotel room!

Charl Schwartzel wins the Tshwane Open

Charl Schwartzel wins the Tshwane Open

Feb 14th, 2016

Charl Schwartzel has won his 11th European Tour title at the Tshwane Open, with a massively comfortable, no-drama, eight shot victory. And with the victory won a magnificent 'teaball' device, designed for a giant.

Win for Willett

Win for Willett

Feb 7th, 2016

Danny Willett sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by a single shot.

LET land new sponsor

LET land new sponsor

Feb 4th, 2016

The Ladies European Tour (LET) has announced a new two-year sponsorship deal with Srixon Sports Europe, in another good move forwards for the tour.

Behind the scenes at the Qatar Masters

Behind the scenes at the Qatar Masters

Feb 2nd, 2016

All the best bits from the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters last week where Branden Grace defended his title and secured his seventh European Tour win. Featuring this week are Sergio’s jig on the green, agonising hole in one misses, Thomas Pieters’ dodgy haircut and a revealing interview from Alex Levy...

Paul Dunne's PGA debut

Paul Dunne's PGA debut

Feb 2nd, 2016

It was Irishman Paul Dunne’s PGA Tour debut last weekend at the Farmers Insurance on a wind blown Torrey Pines. So how did the rookie get on?

This week's betting tips

This week's betting tips

Feb 2nd, 2016

It's the Omega Dubai Desert Classic this week, and the Spiv as done his homework. Checkout the best ways to earn some cash this week by following his top tips. 

Ha Na Yan

Ha Na Yan

Jan 31st, 2016

Ha Na Jang has made LPGA history by recording the tour's first-ever hole-in-one on a par 4! Watch it here.

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Jan 29th, 2016

Nike Golf has announced the addition of Australian athlete Ryan Ruffels to its talent roster. Ruffels, who will represent the brand head to toe, will have his first ever PGA Tour start at the Farmers Insurance Open this week.

Topgolf buy WGT

Topgolf buy WGT

Jan 28th, 2016

Topgolf have bought sports gaming company World Golf Tour (WGT), to create what they believe to be the world’s largest digital golf audience. 

Jason Dufner wins

Jason Dufner wins

Jan 25th, 2016

Jason Dufner has secured his fourth PGA Tour title with a win at the 'CareerBuilder Challenge, held in partnership with the Clinton Foundation.’ We used to know it as the Bob Hope Classic, but now it has become the longest title in golf. We digress.

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Jan 24th, 2016

It has been reported by #Thesecrettourpro that Dustin Johnson has turned down $2.5 million to play in the Dubai Desert Classic. And the reason?

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Darren Clarke & Shorts

Jan 20th, 2016

There has been another small step forwards for golf, as at last week's EurAsia Cup Darren Clarke – the Victorious Captain – managed to persuade the powers that be to let his players wear shorts.

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Jan 20th, 2016

The PGA Tour is trying to organize a test event for the new Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro. But the Tour is struggling to find anyone who has time in their already hectic schedules. But they have to do it. Can they pull it off?

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West

Jan 19th, 2016

EA Sports have announced that the TPC Stadium Course at PGA West will be the new free course for Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, and it’s arriving this week.

Sony Open Play Off Drama

Sony Open Play Off Drama

Jan 18th, 2016

Unheralded Argentinian Fabian Gomez won the Sony Open last night, beating arguably the best putter in the game (not called Jordan) Brandt Snedeker at the second extra playoff hole. His second PGA Tour win, this takes Gomez to 55 in the world rankings, and he's seriously eyeing up an Olympics spot this summer.  

Vijay Singh Turns Back Time

Vijay Singh Turns Back Time

Jan 15th, 2016

Vijay Singh showed that age is just a number as he shot seven under at the Sony Open last night to be part of a five way tie at the top of the leader board at Waialae CC, Hawaii. 

How Tim Clark Has Found a New Putting Stroke

How Tim Clark Has Found a New Putting Stroke

Jan 13th, 2016

If anyone was going to suffer with the banning of the broom handle putter, it was always going to be Tim Clark. A pro who has never used a short putter due to a physical complaint, and a vocal opponent to the ban, Clark isn’t going to let this stop him from playing on the PGA Tour.

Spieth Laps The Field At Hyundai

Spieth Laps The Field At Hyundai

Jan 11th, 2016

30 under. Eight clear of the field. Seven wins by the age of 23. Jordan Spieth is that damn good, and he's going nowhere. And when I say nowhere, I don't obviously mean he's not going anywhere. I mean, well, you know...

FootJoy dominate

FootJoy dominate

Jan 11th, 2016

FootJoy are again looking to be the dominant force in golf shoes on the European Tour, as it has been confirmed that 65 per cent of players wore its footwear, and 39 per cent wore its gloves last year when competing in the circuit’s differing climates.

Jordan Spieth Goes Deep At Hyundai

Jordan Spieth Goes Deep At Hyundai

Jan 10th, 2016

'Heir' Jordan Spieth took it deep on Saturday to extend his lead to five shots at the Hyundai Tournament of champions with a third round 65, nearly making an albatross on the 18th.

Video round two: Jordan Spieth bogey free at Hyundai

Video round two: Jordan Spieth bogey free at Hyundai

Jan 9th, 2016

Jordan Spieth is still bogey free in 2015. So am I, by the way. But that might have more to do with the fact the bloody golf course is still waterlogged. Spieth leads by four from Fabian Gomez, Kevin Kisner and first round leader Patrick Reed 

The divot debate rages

The divot debate rages

Jan 8th, 2016

Emiliano Grillo knocked a great 406 yard drive down the middle of the fairway at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Thursday, only to find that it had rolled into a really bad divot. He took to Twitter to protest.

Shane Lowry wins shot of the year

Shane Lowry wins shot of the year

Jan 4th, 2016

Shane Lowry's miracle wedge shot on the final hole of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational has been named 2015 European Tour Shot of the Year presented by Emirates.

Busy January of golf

Busy January of golf

Jan 3rd, 2016

It’s going to be quite a month for golf in January with a total of nine events to be enjoyed. 

New Sponsor for LET

New Sponsor for LET

Dec 22nd, 2015

Etihad Airways is set to become the Official Airline of the Ladies European Tour in 2016, taking over sponsorship of Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour. 

The Golf Nurse Battles Back!

The Golf Nurse Battles Back!

Dec 9th, 2015

Carly Booth, our resident Golf Nurse battled back to a one over 73 at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters to sit seven shots shy of the lead. Liz Young and Carmen Alonso hold the lead after both shooting 66 in their first rounds at the Emirates Golf Club to sit at six under.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods "I'm far from being done"

Dec 8th, 2015

Tiger seems to have cheered back up again. We all know you have bad days when your recovering from something, and it seems like his rehab, or lack of it, nerve surgery was getting to Tiger woods. And he made it clear he isn’t calling it a day just yet while being interviewed by the NBC golf commentary team.

Rory's Final Round of 2015

Rory's Final Round of 2015

Nov 30th, 2015

This is a great little video that the European Tour has put together. You can watch Rory's final round of the year at the DP World Tour Championship in just ten minutes flat.

Charl Schwartzel wins

Charl Schwartzel wins

Nov 29th, 2015

Charl Schwartzel won his fourth Alfred Dunhill Championship title when he finished 15 under par in South Africa on Sunday. This was also his 10th victory on the European Tour, six of which have been in his native South Africa.

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Nov 23rd, 2015

From Danny Willet inviting us round his house to getting wiped out by 'the lurgy', what's 'Helped GolfPunk's Gravy' and 'Bunched Arse' this week...

The Sunday Driver: PXG 0811

The Sunday Driver: PXG 0811

Nov 22nd, 2015

It’s the Sunday driver, where we find you a driver that you may never have heard of but that won't stop it from being a rocket launcher. This week we take the PXG 0811, the first driver from the super ambitious golf equipment startup.

McIlroy Wins it all!

McIlroy Wins it all!

Nov 22nd, 2015

Magnificent McIlroy becomes European Number One in style. He's won the DP Championship and the Race to Dubai. And here's now.

Andy Sullivan Reacts

Andy Sullivan Reacts

Nov 22nd, 2015

We are glad to hear that Andy Sullivan has taken nothing but positives from his week in Dubai at the DP Championship Tournament. He had led after all the first three rounds, but could not withstand Rory’s final day charge. Here's his take on his week in the office.

Ivor Robson Farewell

Ivor Robson Farewell

Nov 22nd, 2015

Here's the video put together by the European Tour to celebrate Ivor Robson's departure. It's great fun. Enjoy!

Paul Casey not back in

Paul Casey not back in

Nov 21st, 2015

To our great disappointment, Paul Casey has decided not to rejoin the European Tour. So he won’t be coming to Hazeltine for the Ryder Cup. Boo hoo!

DP Champions Day Two

DP Champions Day Two

Nov 20th, 2015

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No...It's Super Sullivan in Dubai.  

No more

No more "On the tee"

Nov 19th, 2015

Forget Alliss, Longhurst, or the Colonel. McCord, Miller, and Feherty don’t get a look in either. No, Ivor “on the tee” Robson is the true voice of golf. Robson has been the European Tour starter for the past 37 years, and Open starter for 41.  And this weeks DP World Tour Championships is his final event. 

Three Berks And A Crane

Three Berks And A Crane

Nov 19th, 2015

Ian Poulter, Danny Willett, and Anirban Lahiri got to play out every three year old boys fantasy, get their hi-vis on, and got to go and play in a crane at DP World, the worlds busiest port, and title sponsor of the DP World Tour Championships.

Kingsbarns Wins

Kingsbarns Wins

Nov 18th, 2015

Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Nov 16th, 2015

Sergio Garcia has ducked out of the Race to Dubai finals. With no claims of illness, tiredness, or scheduling issue, it’s safe to assume he simply doesn’t fancy it. But who’s the lucky bugger who’s going to get his spot?

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Nov 14th, 2015

Thai golfing legend Thongchai Jaidee shot a 66 to take the lead at the BMW Masters. The former Paratrooper is one shot in front of Bjerregaard, Byeong-hun An and Sergio Garcia at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Nov 13th, 2015

It’s a blast from the past as Justin Leonard took the first round in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic. While he’s only 43, it feels like an age since we last saw former Open winner Leonard on the top of a leaderboard (it's been 2 years), but after a six under first round, that’s where he is sharing the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani, and Derek Fathauer.

Cruel School

Cruel School

Nov 13th, 2015

Cruel School: The 40-Year History of Golf’s European Tour Q School is new book that’s going to be published next month to celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of golf’s most compelling tournaments.

Titleist 716 TMB Driving Irons

Titleist 716 TMB Driving Irons

Nov 9th, 2015

As well as four new sets of irons and two awesome hybrid clubs, Titleist have also launched these tour inspired driving irons. While not designed for everyone, for the right player these will be a godsend.         

Fore!!... Or was it five? Cannabis gets into golf

Fore!!... Or was it five? Cannabis gets into golf

Nov 7th, 2015

Ohhh, mannn,... I got the munchies real bad... where's the cart girl?! On 9th November, Matt Enos is launching the Fore Twenty “Harvest” Tournament, an event designed to get ‘cannabusiness professionals’ out networking on the golf course.

Smylie Faces as Kaufman wins Shriners

Smylie Faces as Kaufman wins Shriners

Oct 26th, 2015

The Shriners Open was won by our new favourite name in golf, Smylie Kaufman. The 23 year old with the Happy Gilmore-esque name shot a ridiculous 61 final round to post an early number that nobody else could match. 

Shriners Round 3 Highlights

Shriners Round 3 Highlights

Oct 25th, 2015

The PGA Tour's Takeaway takes you through the top shots and stories from round 3 in Vegas including Alex Cejka's ace and Rickie Fowler (again) smashing it on Par 4s with his new driver...  

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

Oct 24th, 2015

The leading group going into the weekend in Hong Kong saw a David and Goliath type match up. The Dane, Bjerregaard took the money with a 63, one shot better than Englishman Rose. They both go into the final day of the final full field tournament of the 2015 European Tour schedule, sharing the lead at 14-under.

Ian Poulter in Ryder Cup Drama

Ian Poulter in Ryder Cup Drama

Oct 21st, 2015

​What do you do when your European Tour membership is under threat and your Ryder Cup chances are in jeopardy? 

Andy Sullivan: What's He Like?

Andy Sullivan: What's He Like?

Oct 18th, 2015

So what's he like? And Sullivan has been blazing it up in Portugal by day, and being very funny at night, taking the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge...

TaylorMade M1: The Exclusive First Hit

TaylorMade M1: The Exclusive First Hit

Oct 8th, 2015

So we’ve hit it. The new TaylorMade M1 Driver. A monochrome bomber. TaylorMade are sure this will be the number one driver on tour at the BMW Championship in its first week out there. After hitting it we know why they're so confident. We got to hit the 430, and the 460 heads, and they are both belters.

Paul Casey wants back in

Paul Casey wants back in

Oct 7th, 2015

According to new European Tour C.E.O Keith Pelley, Paul Casey ‘would love’ to play in Europe again. Casey has been focusing on the PGA Tour, and as a result has climbed from 75 to 23 in the World rankings. But the big drawback is that since he resigned from the European Tour he has become ineligible for selection to the Ryder Cup. And he loves Ryder Cup.......

Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet

Oct 6th, 2015

The internationally renowned Mount Juliet Estate becomes the 16th member of the exclusive European Tour Properties network with the announcement of the Irish venue as a European Tour Destination.

Final Day Tee Times & Pairings

Final Day Tee Times & Pairings

Sep 27th, 2015

Roll up, roll up. Here are the final day pairings and tee times for the Tour Championship. Final grouping is Stenson and Spieth. That has to be worth a watch! 

Porsche European Open Day 4

Porsche European Open Day 4

Sep 27th, 2015

Graeme Storm took Thongchai Jaidee to the wire at the Porsche European Open, missing out by one shot to the 45 year old Thai player. Both players shot a final round 67, but a bogey on the 17th, Storm’s only dropped shot over the weekend, proved decisive."

Porsche European Open Day 1

Porsche European Open Day 1

Sep 24th, 2015

GP favourite Bernd Wiesberger took the lead at the Porsche European Open, shooting a flawless first round 64. The world number 30, and top ranked player in the field shares top spot with Benjamin Hebert at Bad Griesbach Golf Resort.

Italian Open Day 2

Italian Open Day 2

Sep 19th, 2015

While Nicky C didn’t manage to keep the lead going into round two of the italian Open, Scandanavians Jens Fahrbring and Lucas Bjerregaard zoom to the front at Monza. Fahbring shot a 64 with nine birdies, while his playing partner Bjerregaard put a 65 together, with five birdies and an opening eagle at the first. 

The FedExCup Connundrum!

The FedExCup Connundrum!

Sep 15th, 2015

Blimey - now it's getting really complicated. BUT NEVER FEAR - we've figured it out and made it way easy to understand. We've even got a table and everything!

Soren leads, Fitz goes low

Soren leads, Fitz goes low

Sep 12th, 2015

Soren Kjeldson holds a one shot lead at the halfway stage of the KLM Open as the incredibly low scores kept coming on day 2.

FootJoy Amp up MyJoys Range

FootJoy Amp up MyJoys Range

Sep 5th, 2015

I remember the first pair of MyJoys I ever had. Black with a baby blue saddle, they had a skull and crossbones on one shoe, and MDK on the other. Murder, Death, Kill, it’s not the greatest swing thought but it worked for me at the time. But I digress. FootJoy have updated the MyJoys site with some new shoe options.

Pwhoary McIlroy

Pwhoary McIlroy

Sep 5th, 2015

We already know there's a loophole, where it's not important for all the players to play every FedExCup event. Yet we thought that with his lack of game time, Rory would come in and have played all four events. He didn't play The Barclays though. And we think we've figured out why.

50 Shades of Carly

50 Shades of Carly

Sep 4th, 2015

The Golf Nurse is back with a photo shoot that caused tremors from Mauritius to Manchester... Plus Part 2 of her Biscuit Tin Interview

Robert Streb

Robert Streb

Sep 3rd, 2015

We've been watching a lot of Robert Streb recently. He's been bubbling under for a while, so we decided to have a look at his journey so far. Read on.....

Making Jason Day's Putter

Making Jason Day's Putter

Sep 2nd, 2015

Jason Day has been putting the lights out with his custom Taylormade Itsy Bitsy Spider this season. If you watched The Barclays he holed a couple of monsters, including walking in this beauty...

Zac Blair

Zac Blair

Sep 1st, 2015

Someone who really caught our eye this weekend at The Barclays from Plainfield Country Club was one Zac Blair. He finished tied 4th with Zach Johnson on -10 and nine shots off the winner Jason Day.

Thomas Pieters

Thomas Pieters

Sep 1st, 2015

It was Thomas Pieters maiden victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters this weekend, when he secured a three shot victory over Pelle Edberg at the Albatross Golf Resort in Prague. Here's his backstory, and why we think we will be seeing a lot more of him.

Dicky Pride wins in Portland

Dicky Pride wins in Portland

Aug 31st, 2015

We only saw this late today on Twitter, and it certainly got our curiosity. Who was Dicky Pride, and what was his scrawled piece of paper all about? We loved it, retweeted it, and promised that we’d keep an eye on developments.

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Aug 30th, 2015

So we've switched the golf on, and this is the first thing we see. Brian Harman take a bow son. With odds of 67 million to one, the left hander just nailed this hybrid on the 14th hole at The Barclays for his second hole in one of the round.

Pieters Pounds It To Victory!!!

Pieters Pounds It To Victory!!!

Aug 30th, 2015

Big bombing Thomas Pieters became only the third Belgian to win on the European Tour, taking the D+D REAL Czech Masters. Despite a double bogey on the front nine Pieters romped to a three shot victory over Pelle Edberg at the Albatross Golf Resort in Prague.

Jason's Day at The Barclays

Jason's Day at The Barclays

Aug 30th, 2015

Jason Day won the Barclays in an absolute procession, his 19 under par score was six shots better than second placed Henrik Stenson. The Australian golfer has continued his form from the PGA Championship and was in a different league to the rest of the field as he took his fourth title of the season.

Barclays Day Two Wrap

Barclays Day Two Wrap

Aug 29th, 2015

It was Bubba Watson’s day at the Barclays yesterday, as he shot a 2 under 68 to add to his opening day 65. Going into moving day, Bubba leads Henrik Stenson, Tony Finau, Zach Johnson and Jason Dufner by a single shot.

Czech Masters Final Day

Czech Masters Final Day

Aug 29th, 2015

Looks like we are in for a treat tomorrow on the final day of the Czech Masters. Final pairing of Thorbjorn Olesen, Thomas Pieters and Pelle Edberg will make for great viewing. Only Thorbjorn has won yet on tour. Will that help him get over the line - again?

Horsey Play

Horsey Play

Aug 23rd, 2015

David Horsey starts the final round of the Made in Denmark one clear of Terry Pilkadaris. At one point Horsey held a seven shot lead, but three back nine bogies, coupled with Pilkadaris shooting a sensational 65, has so far stopped this from being a runaway procession. 

Maximilian Kieffer Wears Kjus

Maximilian Kieffer Wears Kjus

Aug 20th, 2015

On the quiet Maximilian Kieefer is having one of the best seasons on the European Tour. At this point the 25 year old from Germany has not missed a cut, with highlights being his resultts at the Nordea Masters and the Dubuai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by Rory McIlroy. In total he's had four top tens this season, and currenty lies in 46th place on the Race to Dubai.

Lowry Lands Big Win

Lowry Lands Big Win

Aug 10th, 2015

Irish eyes were smiling on a thrilling final day of action at the Bridgestone International, and after several twists and turns a surprising winner came out on top. With over night leaders Jim Furyk and Justin Rose struggling to final round 72’s, it was left to Ireland's Shane Lowry to pick up the victory, with a final round of 66 at Firestone Country Club South.

Shane Lowry's WGC Winning What's In the Bag...

Shane Lowry's WGC Winning What's In the Bag...

Aug 10th, 2015

So Shane Lowry shot an awesome 66 final round to win the Bridgestone Invitational. Srixon sponsored, he uses the companies irons, fairways, and balls plus sister company Cleveland's 588 wedges.

Valdy meets Coetzee

Valdy meets Coetzee

Aug 6th, 2015

George Coetzee achieves a lifetime ambition by finally getting an audience with his favourite Golf head cover sock puppet, Valderrama. And when they met it was muydaahh....

Thai Triumph

Thai Triumph

Aug 2nd, 2015

“The John Daly of Asia”, the hugely impressive Kiradech Aphibarnrat from Thailand held his nerve against Swede Robert Karlsson this afternoon to win the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play at Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeen.

Hoey Impresses in Aberdeen

Hoey Impresses in Aberdeen

Aug 1st, 2015

In fantastic form, Michael Hoey booked his place in the quarterfinals of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday morning.

Chip-ins and slam dunks galore in wild weather

Chip-ins and slam dunks galore in wild weather

Aug 1st, 2015

Marc Warren slam-dunked his approach on the 19th to edge out Tyrell Hatton, but David Howell looked the best player on the course in the afternoon session of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play.

Quicken Loans National

Quicken Loans National

Jul 31st, 2015

Tiger finishes the first round 3-under and five behind the leaders in the low scoring conditions in Virginia. Andy Sullivan is top Brit at 6-under.

Billy Hurley III Father Found Safe

Billy Hurley III Father Found Safe

Jul 31st, 2015

The father of Billy Hurley III has been found in Texas after his family reported he had been missing for more than a week.  

PXG Golf!!! UK Exclusive

PXG Golf!!! UK Exclusive

Jul 28th, 2015

PXG? Never heard of them? You will do. The brainchild of billionaire Bob Parsons, Parsons Extreme Golf are an awesome new brand out of Arizona, and we got the excluisve UK first hit...

Wiesberger Wins!!!

Wiesberger Wins!!!

Jul 5th, 2015

Lightning struck for Bernd Wiesberger as he captured his third European Tour title, blitzing the field with a final round 65 in the Alstom Open de France.

On the Paul...

On the Paul...

Jun 28th, 2015

While Brian Harmon may have taken the lead last night at The Travelers Championship, it was our man Paul Casey who flew up the leaderboard with a stunning 64. 

Bubbalicious

Bubbalicious

Jun 27th, 2015

So Bubba Watson has had just 53 putts in two rounds at the Travlelers Championship.

Skechers GO Golf Pro Golf Shoes

Skechers GO Golf Pro Golf Shoes

Jun 26th, 2015

This GO Golf Pro model as worn by Monty and US Ryder Cup player Matt Kuchar is Skecher's first tour level golf shoe.

Who's the new guy?

Who's the new guy?

Jun 15th, 2015

GolfPunk Columnist, and former European Tour Chief himself, Ken Schofield CBE on the appointment of a new Chief for the European Tour 

SRIXON Z 745 Irons

SRIXON Z 745 Irons

May 29th, 2015

Srixon are back with a bang for 2015. The long irons in the set feature tungsten weights in the toe, moving the sweet spot to the centre of the face for more forgiveness.

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

May 28th, 2015

Valdy comes face to face with one of his heroes, Ryder Cup Captain & Player legend Mr Paul McGinley for a chat about punk rock, narrow fairways and football...