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Positive news on equipment sales in USA

Positive news on equipment sales in USA

Jun 27th, 2018

There is positive news from Golf Datatech’s May sales report for the USA, which shows improvement across nearly all categories in golf equipment compared to numbers from a year ago. 

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

May 18th, 2018

It's the start of the season and you're going to need all the help you can get to shoot some decent scores. Some fresh wedges will ensure maximum control around the greens, and lets face it who doesn't like seeing that ball rip back when it lands. Without further ado here are six of the best wedges for 2017...

Golf equipment – Cobra King One Length GP Diary

Golf equipment – Cobra King One Length GP Diary

Sep 14th, 2017

When Golf Scientist Bryson Dechambeau teamed up with Cobra to produce the Cobra One Length clubs, GP's equipment guru Dan jumped at the chance to try them out. For a whole season. Would he be able to get used to his wedge being the same length as his four-iron? Would they make him play better or worse? His diary starts here...

Golf equipment – Cobra's most forgiving irons yet

Golf equipment – Cobra's most forgiving irons yet

Sep 14th, 2017

COBRA Golf has introduced today the lightest, easiest to hit irons in the company's history, and in doing so brought to market the world’s first–ever super game improvement ONE LENGTH offering.

Controversially banned equipment

Controversially banned equipment

Aug 26th, 2017

With a potential ban for green books on the horizon, we’ve looked back at what other bits of golf equipment have been banned in competition (and occasionally had the ban lifted again) throughout the history of golf!

Nike quits golf equipment!

Nike quits golf equipment!

Aug 4th, 2016

Well, that's just great. Nike has announced it is to end its production of golfing equipment. Which means I won't be able to continue my long and successful partnership with Nike...

The Staunchies 2015 Results – Equipment

The Staunchies 2015 Results – Equipment

Feb 27th, 2016

We've sifted through everything so you don't have to. Here they are, the best of the best of 2015's golf equipment, worthy of the much sought after GolfPunk Seal Of Approval...

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

May 18th, 2018

We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again. Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...

Cobra MAX Equipment

Cobra MAX Equipment

Dec 1st, 2015

Cobra have the King Ltd range for players who want the best performance with the most technology. The F6 range covers the golfer that wants adjustability in their equipment. But what if you just want to hit it high and straight? That's where the MAX clubs come in. 

Tiger Woods' caddie pays heckler to leave tournament

Tiger Woods' caddie pays heckler to leave tournament

Aug 17th, 2018

How do you deal with a tipsy heckler giving your player a hard time during an important golf tournament? Point him out to an official? Threaten him with a short sharp trip to wedge town? Tiger's caddie Joe LaCava chose a different route...

Rental firm's business rises hire and hirer

Rental firm's business rises hire and hirer

Aug 17th, 2018

Leading rental agency Clubs to Hire has enjoyed a bumper first six months of 2018 and recorded its best June trading figures since its launch in 2010 - with the business on target to rent more than 75,000 sets of clubs in the calendar year.

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Aug 15th, 2018

SRIXON®  has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.  

Look out world, Tiger Woods is back

Look out world, Tiger Woods is back

Aug 15th, 2018

Whatever happened to all the talk of 'The Big 4/5/6'? Two words. Tiger Woods. Actually, four words: Tiger Woods & Brooks Koepka. 

More major success for Mizuno irons

More major success for Mizuno irons

Aug 14th, 2018

Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.  

Golf betting for the Wyndham

Golf betting for the Wyndham

Aug 14th, 2018

Two main events this week the Nordea in Sweden which hasn’t attracted many top players so we concentrate on the Wyndham in USA !!!

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Aug 13th, 2018

Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Aug 11th, 2018

Thunder and lightning halted play at Bellerive last night but not before big-hitting Gary Woodland set a new lowest 36-hole score at the US PGA Championship.

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

Aug 6th, 2018

Kooky Ken, as she likes to call herself, is according to her Instagram bio, a Filipina in Las Vegas. And a makeup artist. And a model. And a golfer. In the making...

Lyndsey Vonn cheekily likes anti-Tiger Woods tweet

Lyndsey Vonn cheekily likes anti-Tiger Woods tweet

Aug 3rd, 2018

Could the Olympic Skiing Champion be the one to finally circle Tiger's square? Well, no, obviously, they broke up. But ever since Lindsey has been apparently supportive of Tiger's comeback. Last night, however, things seem to have changed...

Cops find $40,000 worth of marijuana in golf bag

Cops find $40,000 worth of marijuana in golf bag

Aug 2nd, 2018

So you're a U.S. Border Patrol agent wandering along the Rio Grande on the Texas border minding your own business when you find an abandoned golf bag just lying there. What's in it? You think. Probably some old golf balls and a manky banana. Think again...

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Devastated Michelle Wie pulls out of open

Aug 2nd, 2018

If it wasn't bad enough Lexi Thompson pulled out with stress issues, Michelle Wie today withdrew from the Women's British Open with a hand injury midway through her opening round at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

 SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

Aug 1st, 2018

SkyCaddie’s revolutionary new range-topping SX500 GPS handheld is the most powerful, most accurate, most features-packed and most visually stunning hand-held distance measuring device that golf has ever seen.

6 Of The Best Mid-Handicap Irons for 2018

6 Of The Best Mid-Handicap Irons for 2018

Jul 27th, 2018

6 Of The Best Irons for you to purchase in order to get your Mid–Handicap golf securely 'on' in an attractive fashion.... Some real beauties up this year!! 

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

Jul 27th, 2018

With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Jul 25th, 2018

Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Jul 24th, 2018

Francesco Molinari withstood a final round challenge from playing partner Tiger Woods to win his first Major title at the 147th Open Championship with another world-class putting performance using his Bettinardi BBZero Tour putter.

Ball spotting at the 147th Open Championship

Ball spotting at the 147th Open Championship

Jul 22nd, 2018

Rachael McQueen, the GolfPunk Golf Nurse and Skechers GoGo Golf ambassador, has been out as a ball spotter at this year’s 147th Open Championship, and we caught up with Rachael to ask her about her first experience as an official ball spotter.

Major Golf Direct comes on board

Major Golf Direct comes on board

Jul 21st, 2018

Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant. 

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Jul 21st, 2018

Titleist has continued its Major domination at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Links with the #1 ball in golf being trusted by more of the world’s best golfers than any other brand.

GolfPunk at The Open Day 2 with Rachel McQueen

GolfPunk at The Open Day 2 with Rachel McQueen

Jul 20th, 2018

Day 2 at ther Open with the GolfPunk dudes Tim, Rachel & Jonny. How did their 1st round predictions go? And how the hell did they get this ridiculous venue towering over the R&A's main entrance???....

Mizuno MP-18 irons claim two top spots

Mizuno MP-18 irons claim two top spots

Jul 11th, 2018

Mizuno has yet more cause to celebrate after its MP-18 SC and MP-18 MMC irons claimed the top two spots in the MyGolfSpy.com ‘Most Wanted Players Iron Test 2018’.

English Tour Pros getting ahead of themselves

English Tour Pros getting ahead of themselves

Jul 11th, 2018

English Tour pros Chris Wood and Matthew Fitzpatrick might be getting a bit ahead of themselves, as they have had their Titleist wedges stamped with “It’s coming home.”

Motocaddy Launches Summer Free Cart Bag Promotion

Motocaddy Launches Summer Free Cart Bag Promotion

Jul 10th, 2018

Golfers are being offered a sizzling promotion during the UK’s extended heatwave by Motocaddy, as the UK’s leading trolley and cart bag brand is offering a free bag with any of the brand’s revolutionary S5 CONNECT ‘Smart Cart’ models.

A Night in The Day Of Carly Booth...

A Night in The Day Of Carly Booth...

Jul 9th, 2018

GolfPunk compadre Carly Booth has been conspicuous by her absence from GolfPunkHQ.com recently. So what's a self-respecting golf website to do but catch up with the gal's recent Instagram capering. Here we find out how Carly copes with travel time zone changes. When it's 3am and you just can't sleep, you need to do something about it... 

Powakaddy launches summer cart bag promotion

Powakaddy launches summer cart bag promotion

Jul 6th, 2018

PowaKaddy has launched a cart bag promotion to kick start the summer season. Golfers will receive a top of the range cart bag free of charge when they purchase a PowaKaddy FW7s or FW7s EBS trolley*.

Garmin® unveils the Approach® Z80

Garmin® unveils the Approach® Z80

Jul 6th, 2018

Garmin International has announced the Approach Z80, a full-featured integrated laser range finder with GPS for the most precise distances to the flag from up to 350 yards, accurate to the pin +/- 10 inches.

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Jul 2nd, 2018

Francesco Molinari produced a masterclass on the greens with his latest Bettinardi putter, holing more than 120 feet of putts during the final round to win his maiden PGA Tour title with an eight-shot victory at the Quicken Loans National.

Ian Poulter and his caddy conversation

Ian Poulter and his caddy conversation

Jul 1st, 2018

Watch this fascinating exchange between Ian Poulter and his caddy Terry Mundy during the second round of the French Open, as they try to decide what club he should hit into the 18th green at Le Golf National. 

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

Jun 26th, 2018

The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.

Triple winning weekend for Ping

Triple winning weekend for Ping

Jun 25th, 2018

It was a triple winning weekend for PING with victories for Matt Wallace, Bubba Watson and Brady Schnell on the European, PGA and Web.com Tours.

Foul mouthed golf ad for Gen i1 ball

Foul mouthed golf ad for Gen i1 ball

Jun 22nd, 2018

The GEN i1 may look like an ordinary golf ball, but its actually packed full of technology, and according to its founder, Jason Koo, it has a “launch monitor” inside. It's also supported by an expletive loaded video.

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

Jun 22nd, 2018

The Grove, London's ultimate five-star retreat, today launches its new and exclusive Tour Truck Experience, an open-to-all custom-fitting solution that introduces everyday golfers to tour-inspired game analysis and equipment recommendations.

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

Jun 18th, 2018

It was an extraordinary week. The US Open never fails to deliver. What that actually is we're not sure but, right or wrong, you couldn't take your eyes off it...  

Affordable quality from Stuburt's SS18 Collection

Affordable quality from Stuburt's SS18 Collection

Jun 18th, 2018

Stuburt, the British brand dating back to 1860 with a reputation for producing quality affordable golf footwear for players of all abilities, offers a superb selection of golf shoes in its Spring/Summer 18 collection.

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Jun 13th, 2018

Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

Jun 9th, 2018

TaylorMade Golf has introduced the Spider Mini, a wingless design to deliver the performance characteristics of the original Spider Tour putters in a more streamlined, minimalistic design.

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Jun 8th, 2018

The World Cup might be upon us but we can't help being preoccupied with The 2018 Ryder Cup later this year. If it was today... who would be in the European side?

Motocaddy lifts compact trolleys to a new level

Motocaddy lifts compact trolleys to a new level

Jun 7th, 2018

Motocaddy is introducing a new M-Series range of compact-folding electric golf trolleys that includes super-lightweight Lithium batteries and the first compact model to come with a GPS functionality.

PXG's Golf Billionaire Bob Parsons exclusive

PXG's Golf Billionaire Bob Parsons exclusive

Jun 7th, 2018

Out now! GolfPunk Magazine Issue 3 featuring the incredible story of PXG's golf billionaire Bob Parsons; Natalie Gulbis; Top 10 Drivers for 2018; Our Favourite Shop and loads more...

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Jun 2nd, 2018

Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Jun 1st, 2018

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

Tiger Woods bounces back at Memorial

Tiger Woods bounces back at Memorial

Jun 1st, 2018

Tiger may have won this event five times (last time in 2012), but he needed all his powers of recovery to come back from an ugly front nine which included two bogeys and a double-bogey 7 at the par 5 15th (his sixth hole) where his tee shot flew out of bounds.  

Arccos reveals slump in amateur driving distances

Arccos reveals slump in amateur driving distances

Jun 1st, 2018

Arccos 360, the pioneering on-course data tracking system, has revealed an in-depth analysis on amateur golfer driving distances that shows a decline over the last year. The analysis follows the recent USGA and R&A 2017 Distance Report that disclosed an “unusual and concerning” rise within the professional game.