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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. 

It's the GolfPunk advent calendar 2018!!

It's the GolfPunk advent calendar 2018!!

Dec 10th, 2018

It's a yuletide golf-loot frenzy as we give away a fantastic golf prize every day. What will be behind the window today: A pair of Footjoys, a 4-ball at The Grove... a Motocaddy Connect golf trolley??? All this and plenty more besides is up for grabs. All you have to do is click on today's Beef-Santa-window and enter for your chance to win! Starts Saturday, December 1st...

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Dec 1st, 2018

Callaway Golf announced Friday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Jack Wolfskin, an outdoors apparel, footwear and equipment brand based in Germany. Callaway will pay almost $500 million.

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Nov 30th, 2018

Duca del Cosma, the Italian fashion brand that pioneered ultra-lightweight spikeless golf shoes more than a decade ago, is introducing an eye-catching new range of premium golf shoes for the 2019 season that includes the brand’s first-ever soft spiked shoes and boots.

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

Nov 29th, 2018

The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

Nov 29th, 2018

Having trouble figuring out what to buy the golf loving dude in your family? Or maybe you want to send a 'useful hiint' to someone about what you really want for Cristmas? Here's our guide to the best golf presents around... 

Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Nov 28th, 2018

Aaron Rai beat Matthew Fitzpatrick to clinch the season-opening Honma Hong Kong Open. The three-time Challenge Tour winner wore his signature MacWet Golf Gloves on both hands throughout all rounds.

Clubs to Hire heads south for the Winter

Clubs to Hire heads south for the Winter

Nov 26th, 2018

Off the back of significant growth at its Cape Town outlet, Clubs to Hire - the leading golf club rental company - is to expand its South Africa presence by offering its service at Johannesburg airport.

Wilson Staff signs Scottish Tour Star

Wilson Staff signs Scottish Tour Star

Nov 26th, 2018

Wilson Golf has extended its line-up of European Tour players with the signing of exciting Scottish player David Law on a multi-year deal.

Belgian bombers  win the World Cup Of Golf

Belgian bombers win the World Cup Of Golf

Nov 26th, 2018

It really was Kaboom Town Central as Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf, valiantly holding off Mexico and hosts Australia in Melbourne.

On the golf road with Lily Muni He

On the golf road with Lily Muni He

Nov 24th, 2018

It's been a pretty decent rookie year on the Symetra Tour for Lily Muni He. She's had two top 10 finsihes including her maiden win in June at the Prasco Championship. The future is looking rosey. Here's what she got up to yesterday...

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

Nov 23rd, 2018

On 21st September, 2018, Oliver Fisher did something that no golfer, in over 690,000 rounds on the European Tour had ever managed to do. He shot a 59 at The Portugal Masters. We made him a nice cap to celebrate...

Why the Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson 'Match' is bad for golf

Why the Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson 'Match' is bad for golf

Nov 23rd, 2018

It's the big one. The match up we've all been waiting for. It's Tiger 'The Immovable Glute Whisperer' Woods versus Phil 'The Gawping Dandy' Mickelson. And this time it's for monnneyyy!!. GP Editor tells us why this is 9 million donuts down the hole...

On the couch with Existential Golfer Eddie Pepperell

On the couch with Existential Golfer Eddie Pepperell

Nov 21st, 2018

Eddie Pepperell is up a tree. GolfPunk put him there. Well, we asked if he’d do it and he happily obliged. He's using his range finder to see into the future. He must be liking what he’s seeing. Six days later he would be British Masters champion...

Golf's Top 10 Biggest Turkeys in 2018

Golf's Top 10 Biggest Turkeys in 2018

Nov 21st, 2018

It's been a hell of a do for 2018 in golf. But it hasn't all been roses. In celebration of Thanksgiving Day, here are GolfPunk's Top 9 Golf Turkeys of the year...

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Nov 20th, 2018

According to its founder, the premium Bettinardi putter brand has been taken to a new level this year - thanks to a record collection of wins on the European, PGA, and LPGA Tours.

Molinari's No 1 European Crowning

Molinari's No 1 European Crowning

Nov 20th, 2018

As the 2018 European Tour season concluded in Dubai, Titleist golf ball loyalist Francesco Molinari claimed the Race to Dubai title, rounding-off another year of success for the #1 ball in golf.    

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Nov 19th, 2018

Callaway Staff Professional Danny Willett proved just how much he loves his new Odyssey Prototype Stroke Lab Putter by rolling in 23 birdies and an eagle on his way to victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The remarkable story of golf disruptor Jan Stephenson

The remarkable story of golf disruptor Jan Stephenson

Nov 17th, 2018

It’s been quite a life. From turning down Donald Trump to almost single-handedly saving the LPGA Tour, to major wins and a stint in an insane asylum. Finally, she is being inducted to the World Golf Hall Of Fame, amid strong rumours that Margot Robbie has agreed to play Jan in the movie story of her life.

Titleist to offer festive free personalisation

Titleist to offer festive free personalisation

Nov 16th, 2018

With the festive-season fast approaching, Titleist is getting into the Christmas spirit by offering free personalisation on the #1 ball in golf. The initiative sees Titleist offer golfers the perfect Christmas gift, with the chance to add a custom Christmas greeting to the #1 ball in golf.

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

Nov 15th, 2018

Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have added several new styles to their women’s ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 offering, with the popularGORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing style.

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

Nov 15th, 2018

Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence company, has predicted that Tommy Fleetwood will come out on top in his contest with Francesco Molinari this week when they face off at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Nov 13th, 2018

Titleist celebrated an incredible milestone for the Pro V1 golf ball at the Nedbank Golf Challenge this weekend, notching up its 3,000th win since the launch of the franchise in 2000 at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas.

New 2019 Big Bertha Irons and hybrids launched

New 2019 Big Bertha Irons and hybrids launched

Nov 13th, 2018

Big Bertha is one of the most iconic names in golf equipment, designed to push the boundaries of innovation and performance, and today Callaway has announced the latest addition to the Big Bertha Family, the new Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids featuring ground-breaking technologies to deliver faster ball speed and easy launch.

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

GolfPunk Selects: Top 12 golf jumpers for Christmas

Nov 9th, 2018

There's nothing worse than having to grin your way through Christmas Day wearing an 'it's the thought that counts' jumper given to you by a well-meaning but partially sighted relative who still thinks you're six years old. Those days are over, just point them in our direction as we bring you the 12 finest jumpers to grace the earth this Autumn/Winter season... 

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Rumour mill: Justin Rose to move from TaylorMade

Nov 8th, 2018

We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.

Golf's Top 10 caddie chats

Golf's Top 10 caddie chats

Nov 7th, 2018

Caddies are not just there to lug your sticks around. They are your crutch, sounding board, punchbag and saviour. They can also be sarky blighters…

Justin Rose Returns to the top

Justin Rose Returns to the top

Nov 7th, 2018

Lamkin Corporation has congratulated brand ambassador Justin Rose on his win at the Turkish Airlines Open and his return to the top of the Official Golf World Rankings.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Nov 6th, 2018

What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas… except when one of the PGA TOUR’s most buzzworthy players wins, with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies the first week he puts it in play.

Golfers set to bag a bargain

Golfers set to bag a bargain

Nov 6th, 2018

PowaKaddy has launched an exciting cart bag promotion for winter. Golfers will receive a FREE cart bag when purchasing any new PowaKaddy lithium trolley.

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

The Peaky Golfer on a mission to tame the game

Nov 2nd, 2018

The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...

Festive Free Bag promotion from Motocaddy

Festive Free Bag promotion from Motocaddy

Nov 2nd, 2018

Motocaddy is offering UK and Irish golfers looking to buy a new trolley ahead of the festive period the prospect of a bright new start to the 2019 season with its strongest-ever free bag promotion.

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Justin Rose leads after day 2 at Turkish Airlines Open

Nov 2nd, 2018

It's tight at the top in Turkey. Rosey may be top of the leaderboard but only by one from Tom Lewis after the Emglishman fired a dazzling 63. There is also a return to form with Danny Willet in contention after a 65. All the best action here...

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Stewart Golf Announce 2018 Christmas Promotion

Nov 2nd, 2018

British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced that any European customer buying a new X9 Follow this Christmas will be able to claim a FREE Stewart Golf cart bag of their choice worth up to £199.  

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Oct 31st, 2018

There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.

Cobra Golf launch King F9 Speedback Metalwoods

Cobra Golf launch King F9 Speedback Metalwoods

Oct 31st, 2018

Cobra Golf® has introduced the 2019 KING F9 SPEEDBACK™ Drivers & Fairways.  For the first time in the metal woods category, the SPEEDBACK™ family of metal woods achieves true optimisation of aerodynamics and a low center-of-gravity (CG), delivering the longest and fastest COBRA driver and fairways.

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Oct 30th, 2018

It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.

Revamped European Tour announces 2019 schedule

Revamped European Tour announces 2019 schedule

Oct 30th, 2018

It's all change on The European Tour for 2019. The BMW is now in September, the British Masters is now in May and The Open has moved to November 15th. Only kidding. About the Open...

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Oct 29th, 2018

Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.

Tiger v Phil will cost you $19.99 to watch

Tiger v Phil will cost you $19.99 to watch

Oct 26th, 2018

Roll up, roll up to watch two multi-millionaires play golf against each other to see which one will put some more millions into his bank account while the other one pretends to be really upset that he hasn't piled in another load of cash into a bank account that frankly, won't notice either way. Yours for $19.99. Choice.