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Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Feb 19th, 2018

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

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Nov 22nd, 2017

Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.

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.

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.

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Top 7 Players Not To Win The PGA

Aug 7th, 2017

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

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? 

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.

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.  

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.

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. 

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

May 28th, 2016

They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....

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.

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...

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

May 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler will attempt to achieve a feat that proved beyond the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and even Jack Nicklaus when he sets out to defend his title tomorrow at The Players Championship.

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

May 12th, 2016

Jason Day proved why he is the world’s number one as he blasted his way to a two-shot lead with a record-tying nine-under-par 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

May 10th, 2016

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Arsenal FC players take on golf trick shot king

Jun 19th, 2017

What happens wheh you get a golf trick short maestro and three Arsenal players together for a bout of golf-soccer trickery... Over to Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal, Petr Čech and young Mr Geoff Swain...

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Galvin Green looks to keep players cool

Jun 5th, 2017

Galvin Green has introduced a new summer collection of 38 golf shirts that is designed to take garment breathability and comfort out on the course to another level.

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

Titleist launches new Players Collection stand bags

May 17th, 2017

The new Titleist Players Collection line of stand bags is now available in golf shops worldwide, and has been designed with a special focus on the performance requirements of the dedicated golfer. 

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

How TaylorMade players are shaping up

Apr 4th, 2017

The season’s opening major is almost upon us, and to celebrate TaylorMade athletes, UK artist Scott McRoy was commissioned to create a set of unique illustrations for 'The Contenders' that are bidding to be crowned champion on Sunday night. Here's profile number one - it's Jon Rahm. 

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! 

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Nov 8th, 2016

All you've got to do is put a decent swing on it, draw it round the football match going on right in front of you, and hope your ball doesn't land in the pickle jar in the picnic hamper being enjoyed by a load of dudes sitting on the bloody green!

Pokemon Go players swarm golf course

Pokemon Go players swarm golf course

Aug 21st, 2016

A golf course has been forced to use security guards in golf buggies to chase off hundreds of Pokémon Go players swarming the green.

Shane Lowry breaks Players record

Shane Lowry breaks Players record

May 13th, 2016

Shane Lowry made Players history last night when he shot a record breaking back nine of 29. But in other news he might be able to defend his Bridgestone Invitation title. Here's how he broke the record, why he might not make Firestone, and who also shot 29 on day 2! 

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.

Masters' field sits at 89 players

Masters' field sits at 89 players

Jan 1st, 2016

As we head into the New Year, the 2016 Masters' field sits at 89 players. And there are now 95 days to go....and counting.

Top 10 Players Currently Better than Tiger Woods

Top 10 Players Currently Better than Tiger Woods

Jul 28th, 2015

Tiger Woods is now 266th in the OWGR. That’s not his lowest ever, but the last time he was that low he was an amateur. He’s one place better than Max Orrin, a promising 21 year old from Margate who’s won twice on the Challenge Tour.

GolfPunk Magazine Issue 1 out now

GolfPunk Magazine Issue 1 out now

Feb 23rd, 2018

Out now, GolfPunk Digi-Mag featuring all manner of corking golf stuff including exclusive Tommy Fleetwood interview and photoshoot; Best new golf equipment launches; Top 12 golf shoes PLUS Win a luxury golf break to Mountain Paradise...

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Feb 21st, 2018

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

Emotional win for Bubba at Riviera

Emotional win for Bubba at Riviera

Feb 19th, 2018

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

Jordan Spieth elected BY PGA

Jordan Spieth elected BY PGA

Feb 17th, 2018

Jordan Spieth has been elected chairman of the PGA Tour’s Player Advisory Council, despite Billy Hurley III’s brilliant attack ad.

Goat caddies are back in Oregon!!

Goat caddies are back in Oregon!!

Feb 13th, 2018

Goats. Is there anything they can't do? Not only do they look totally cool with their "What you lookin' at?!' stare. Not only can they climb trees if it takes their fancy (see below), but now they have turned their hooves to caddying.

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

Feb 13th, 2018

St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.

NEW! Skechers 2018 collection

NEW! Skechers 2018 collection

Feb 13th, 2018

Skechers have been building their golf shoe reputation in the last few years, and 2017 was an award winning one for the Go Golf Pro 2

Duca del Cosma rock the golf shoe world

Duca del Cosma rock the golf shoe world

Feb 13th, 2018

Wow. That's all I could say when I first laid eyes on the Duca del Cosma golf shoes. That's what you get when you ask an Italian fashion brand to design you a golf shoe – something that totally stands out from the crowd and hits you right between the eyes like a 7-iron off the hosel.

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Feb 10th, 2018

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

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

Lexi Thompson's What's in the Bag

Feb 10th, 2018

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.

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Feb 10th, 2018

We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.

Amateur shoots +56 at web.com

Amateur shoots +56 at web.com

Feb 10th, 2018

This is a true story. At the request of the survivors the names have been changed. Out of respect to the dead the rest has been told exactly as it happened...

Minjee Lee storms to victory

Minjee Lee storms to victory

Feb 5th, 2018

ECCO® GOLF ambassador Minjee Lee claimed a triumphant victory at the Ladies European Tour’s Oates Vic Open in Australia on Sunday.

Mini Indoor Golf

Mini Indoor Golf

Feb 4th, 2018

Mini Indoor Golf is a legitimately tiny version of the game, in which you control a plastic golfer attached to the end of a golf club.

Shubhankar Sharma wins the Maybank Championship

Shubhankar Sharma wins the Maybank Championship

Feb 4th, 2018

In a great day for Indian golf, 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma has claimed the Maybank Championship with a stunning round of 62 to beat Jorge Campillo, Pablo Larrazabal and Ryan Fox by two clear shots.

Two way tie for the lead at the Maybank Challenge

Two way tie for the lead at the Maybank Challenge

Feb 3rd, 2018

South African Dylan Frittelli and Spaniard Jorge Campillo both shot rounds of six-under-par 66 on Saturday to share the lead going into the final round of the Maybank Championship in Malaysia.

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

Feb 2nd, 2018

The votes have been counted and you have chosen your favourite players, commentators, Bunch Of Arse and Help The Gravy moments of 2017...

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

Streaker at the Phoenix Open

Feb 2nd, 2018

The Waste Management Phoenix Open has lived up to its reputation as an event where boundaries are pushed to the limit, and this year’s event has been no different as it witnessed its first ever streaker.

Fleming Golf Tips Phoenix  Open

Fleming Golf Tips Phoenix Open

Jan 31st, 2018

It's not every day you get golf betting tips from the bloke who helped launch the careers of Will Smith and The Stone Roses. But that's exactly what's occurring here at GolfPunk with Fleming Golf Tips. Not to mention the fact that he has an 80% success rate...

Jason Day finally prevails over Alex Noren

Jason Day finally prevails over Alex Noren

Jan 29th, 2018

Jason Day beat Alex Noren with a birdie 4 at the 18th hole in the first hole of their play off which resumed after darkness halted play with the players neck and neck last night.  

Tiger creeping as Noren takes the lead

Tiger creeping as Noren takes the lead

Jan 28th, 2018

He might not be leading a tournament he's won eight times in the past, and he might be accusing himself of playing "gross", but he has made the cut and he's moving in the right direction. Plus he's one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson... The Tiger is back. Sort of...

The Golf Spiv calls The Farmers at Torrey Pines

The Golf Spiv calls The Farmers at Torrey Pines

Jan 24th, 2018

So far in 2018, our Spiv has walked away with the cash thanks to Pat Perez at the Tournament of Champions and Tommy Fleetwood’s awesome win at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Now he aims for a hat-trick as he takes on the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. 

Major winners support Sentosa Golf Club's

Major winners support Sentosa Golf Club's

Jan 21st, 2018

Major winners Sergio Garcia and Louis Oosthuizen, as well as Asian Tour No.1 Gavin Green, have joined forces to lend their support to #KeepItGreen, a campaign created by host venue Sentosa Golf Club in order to tackle two of golf’s most important issues: environmental sustainability and participation growth.  

Fred Couples signs with Bettinardi

Fred Couples signs with Bettinardi

Jan 20th, 2018

Fred Couples, one of the biggest star names in the game of golf, has signed to play Bettinardi premium putters exclusively on the PGA Champions Tour and in other events around the world this year.

Dustin Johnson beaten by 13-year-old

Dustin Johnson beaten by 13-year-old

Jan 19th, 2018

Dustin Johnson may have got off to a flyer with his victory at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but here he just two weeks later losing to a teenager.

European Tour returns to Verdura

European Tour returns to Verdura

Jan 19th, 2018

European Tour action will return to Sicily's Verdura Resort for the second year running when the award-winning golf and lifestyle resort hosts the Rocco Forte Open - Verdura from May 10-13, 2018.

Swedish Tour Star joins Wilson Staff

Swedish Tour Star joins Wilson Staff

Jan 18th, 2018

Joakim Lagergren, the highly-rated Swedish player who contested a dramatic playoff at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters last year, has signed an exclusive deal to play with Wilson Staff clubs this season.