Mar 3rd, 2017
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Golf course designer Ron Garl has created over 250 golf courses around the world and Sapphire National Golf Club is certainly one of his finest.
Troon International has announced the launch of the first ever Troon International Trophy, to be held at the world-renowned Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs from the 22nd – 24th October 2018.
The latest potential change, according to a Golfweek report, will allow club officials to lengthen the par-5 13th hole, which is one of the most famous risk-reward par-5′s in the game, and the last hole in Augusta’s famed Amen Corner.
Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...
GolfPunk's unique Masters Course Guide: Augusta uncovered...
Jeff Ritter isn't just the Sultan of Swing, he's a perfectionist of putting too. Spending time at Augusta watching Tiger Woods Jeff noticed that Woods dealt with long putts a little differently than you would expect.
Augusta National has spent the last 15 years buying up property around its borders. But there is one property that is not for sale, whatever the money.
Adidas have taken inspiration from Augusta National’s legendary pimento–cheese sandwich to launch a limited edition “Crossknit Boost” golf shoe.
Troon International has announced its latest partnership with Pravets Golf Club in Bulgaria. The 18-hole, par 72 Championship course is regarded as one of the best clubs in the country, nestled amongst the most dramatic landscape.
Yorkshire born Dr Alister MacKenzie is renowned for designing Augusta, but he was also responsible for some other masterpieces. Here are four of our favourites, which just about anyone can play, and one that is virtually impossible to get on.
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.
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.
Argentine Andres Romero picked up seven shots in his last ten holes to win the BMW International Open by one shot.
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.
At first they thought it was an explosion or a truck colliding with a building, but it turns out the frightening incident that shook Augusta was an earthquake with an epicentre just six miles away from the Masters' home.
Bernd Wiesberger has beaten Tommy Fleetwood in a play–off to win the Shenzhen International on a dramatic final day at Genzon Golf Club.
The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July.
David Duval, Ian Baker-Finch and Rich Beem are amongst the ex-tour players who will miss out at this year's Masters Par-3 contest due to a change in eligibility rules.
Augusta National Golf Club's property buying spree just keeps on going, as they' ve now gone and bought a car repair centre.
Augusta National Golf Club's land grab has continued with the purchase of a local music store. And it came at quite a price!
Pyecombe Golf Club’s Matt Harper and Andy Barnes were crowned Champions of the Daily Mail sponsored National Foursomes Knockout competition, regarded as the greatest amateur golfing event in the world with more than 190,000 players competing in their Club qualifying rounds. The event has been running since 1986.
The world's most powerful wind turbines are going to be built in Scotland despite a long-running legal battle by Donald Trump.
Golfsmith International, America’s largest specialty golf retailer, appears to have failed in an attempt to sell itself and could be forced to file for bankruptcy within days.
The FedExCup: Bunch of Arse or Helping the Gravy? Who's currently in and out of the Top 70 for the Barclays?...
A judge has ordered Trump’s Trump National to go on trial next month in Florida over a dispute about unpaid golf membership refunds. And that will be right in the middle of his presidential campaign.
England registered a clean sweep against Thailand in Saturday's fourballs at the UL International Crown to finish top of their pool.
The Links Course at The Grand National, Alabama.
West Bromich Albion midfielder and Scottish international James Morrison has spent a whopping £60,000 on one round of golf at Stiliyan Petrov's Foundation Dinner, but it's all in a good cause.
PGA National in bizarre homage to Game of Thrones!
Greenjacketauctions.com have been busy again. This time they have been selling the front entrance sign to Augusta National. And this is how much it went for.
The results are in! Who came top out of us? The GP Crew Masters picks... THE RESULTS!!! We've polled the opinions of everyone from Golf Nurse Carly Booth to Ronnie the GolfPug. Who will win the 2016 Masters and who is the dark horse?...
Jordan Spieth has played at Augusta National a total of three times, including this year's Masters. This infographic shows you exactly why.
Last year we thought we had seen Tom Watson’s final appearance at St Andrews, and we were there to cheer him in on the 18th as the light faded fast. Now it’s the turn of Augusta to bid him farewell.
Stop, collaborate and listen, Henrik's back..
Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..
We all know that golf has an image problem. It’s seen as elitist, old fashioned, and out of touch – the preserve of the white middle class male. We all get that don’t we? And we all want to do something about it. So why get the Houses of Parliament involved? Here's your chance to have your say with our poll.
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.
Check this out. The inaugural round at Tiger's Bluejack National course. Tiger witnesses 11-year-old's Hole In One...
Behind the scenes at the Perth International including everything from Victor Dubuisson and a Koala to Brett Rumford having his appendix out.
And here it is. The starting times for moving day at the Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Virginia.
So we all got a little carried away didn’t we as today we saw Tiger in full reverse gear, dropping 3 shots to end the day at 5 under, tied 42nd.
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.
Pacific Links International (PLI), the world’s premier golf network, has announced a partnership with one of the UK’s best-loved golf clubs; London Golf Club.
From military service to PGA Tour... that's a hell of a comeback.
Stoke Park's Conor Gough became the first Englishman to win the Boys Amateur Championship since current world number 42 Matthew Fitzpatrick in 2012, when he triumphed at Royal Portrush, on Sunday.
Scotland’s summer of golf continues next week when the spotlight turns to Royal Dornoch which hosts the Boys Home Internationals.
The second Major of the season is almost upon us, and this year’s edition looks more open than most US Opens in recent years.
A little over 12 months on from the official unveiling of the renovated West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led project, the world of golf has never been richer in its praise for the iconic golf course.
Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and sporting estate, will kick-off a spectacular summer of competitive golf with a sell-out International Pro-Am event in July, featuring its golf ambassador and former Open Champion, Paul Lawrie.
Troon International is enjoying a stellar start to 2018, having already welcomed and announced several notable events at venues under its management around the globe.
Christmas came early for Ernie Els, as on Christmas Eve he received a letter from Augusta National inviting him to the 2018 Masters. But it was sadly not an exemption as Ernie clarified on Boxing Day via Twitter.
Troon International, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing has announces its latest appointment; to provide full golf course management services to the semi-private Gold Creek Country Club, in Canberra, Australia.
A husband whose wife was shot then dismembered and scattered across a golf course is fighting to keep her killer locked up behind bars.
Troon International has launched a new tee time booking app and website, to make booking easier across all their international courses.
There are rumours flying around that the Scottish Open could be held at Trump International Aberdeen in 2019.
A study of more than 68,000 people has found that men are significantly more attracted to women who play or follow golf.
Titleist is inviting golfers to experience the Complete Performance of its 917 Drivers and Fairways by taking part in the nationwide #Titleist917 National Fitting Day on Saturday 20th May.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Stephen Gallacher was the guest of honour as Titleist celebrated the official opening of its new state–of–the–art National Fitting Centre at Craigielaw Golf Club in East Lothian today.
Tony Aarts nearly lost his life to a 10–foot alligator while he played golf at his Fort Myers, Fla. club but fought off the alligator with his Cleveland putter. And now he's been rewarded with a new putter and wedges.
Europe’s most eagerly–awaited new golf course design project will officially open in Portugal this summer.
Howard Milstein and the Milstein family have partnered with Miura Golf, the Japanese manufacturer of the world’s finest forged clubs. So who is Howard Milstein? Well, he's a major player, that's for sure.
For no reason other than we just thought it would be amusing, we bring you the Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants. If they wanted to, that is.
Did Darren call it right? Here's your chance to put him right. Or wrong...
It's a hell of a job making these three captain's picks. Believe us, we've been arguing about it for days and we aren't even making the decisions...
Just who is Wesley Bryan, the PGA Tour's newest member, and how is he leading the John Deere Classic?
We're not big fans of training aids at GP Towers, but the Pocket Bunker makes a lot of sense to us.
Work has started again on the gWest International Resort near Gleneagles in Perthshire, six years after the global crash stopped the project in its tracks.
Oakmont just keeps on giving! Not only is it the hardest golf course known to man, it has now done a deal with god and brought the weather into play.
Ronnie the GolfPug has come up with a fool-proof matrix to figure out which team would win the 2016 European Football Championships based on country representation in the US Open at Oakmont.
Where's the value at this weeks BMW PGA Championship? The Spiv has five big tips for Wentworth...
How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.
From defending champions to club members, the Spiv has done his research, and knows who to back this week....
Soomin Lee, Alexander Levy and Lee Slattery share the lead as the Shenzhen International goes into a fifth day at Genzon Golf Club.
Well the Spiv nailed it at the Honda Classic as Adam Scott won by one over Sergio Garcia. Who is his money on this week?
So who should you be looking out for this week? Here’s my top five to do well this week at the Honda Classic.
At the AT&T Pro AM at Pebble Beach I suggested taking a punt on Phil Mickelson...I was pretty close. Now the PGA Tour heads to the Northern Trust Open. Rory McIlroy is in the field and so is golf’s other iconic lefty, Bubba Watson. Should be a great week.
It's the West coast swing, and the PGA Tour returns to Pebble Beach. Here's the Golf Spiv's take on where the value lies.
Here at GP Towers, as you can imagine, we’re always on the look out for the latest and greatest GolfPunk, and we think we may have just found a new contender for the prestigious top spot. In recent weeks we’ve been casting our beady eye’s over world number 254, Harold Varner III.
Andy Sullivan is on a roll. Three wins last season, up to 37th in the world, and now leading in Abu Dhabi. We caught up with him back at the Open to find out a little more about the man. And if he would lend us a fiver...
Amateur Dechambeau is American Golf's Most Interesting Man. Today at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships it is he who leads. That’s right, an Amateur. Bryson DeChambeau currently leads the World Number One, Jordan Spieth, the European Number One, Rory McIlroy and other stellar names such as Henrik Stenson, Ricky Fowler and Martin Kaymer.
This is it, the big one. A European Number One will be crowned on Sunday as the top players on the European Tour play in the season finale. Rory McIlroy may be in pole position but the chasing pack are close...really close. It's all to play for. Here are GolfPunk's tips for the big one.
The course played tougher today, with the wind coming from a different direction, and some harder pin placements. But the greens, helped by a firm breeze, were drying out after the torrential rain last night, and running true. Here's who moved.
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.
OK, we can fess up that Carlos Ortiz and his work aren’t exactly familiar to us. But with his 62 at today’s Barclays, we are now paying full attention.
Anirban Lahiri has been in the mix all week, but we think he has been slightly ignored with all the other drama going on around him, which doesn’t seem quite fair given his achievements this week.
American Golf has opened a National Academy at High Legh Park Golf Club in Knutsford, Cheshire. Opened by Stoke City and Republic of Ireland footballer Shay Given, the Academy has a 9 and 18 hole course.
GolfPunk Columnist, and former European Tour Chief himself, Ken Schofield CBE on the appointment of a new Chief for the European Tour
Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.
The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.
One of France’s leading golf administrator has totally dismissed the idea that the 2018 Ryder Cup will have any positive effect on his country whatsoever.
As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Henrick Stenson and Sergio Garcia may both be major champions, but both are going to have to rely on wildcard picks from Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn if they are going to make it to Le Golf National this September.
Renowned as one of the world’s leading luxury golf lifestyle brands, Peter Millar has been an Official Licensee with Ryder Cup Europe since 2012, delivering its loyal customer base and avid fans of the biennial event with a bespoke range of stylish apparel and accessories adorned with the iconic Ryder Cup logo.
Ian Poulter’s performance at the US PGA Championship this weekend has pushed Paul Casey out of the automatic qualifying spots.
Galvin Green, the premium performance golf apparel brand based in Sweden, is supporting this year’s European Ryder Cup Team with the most advanced waterproof and windproof garments ever put into play…and making them available to all golfers across Europe from this month.
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities. GolfPunk investigates...
We have just passed the ‘100 Days To Go’ point in the countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September and leading golf B2B website Golf Business News marked the occasion by publishing the first in a series of 10 ‘Ryder Cup Business Specials’. So, if like us, you are obsessed by all the details of what makes a Ryder Cup, you can fill your boots here.
Francesco Molinari was the well deserved winner of the BMW PGA Championship as he beat Rory McIlroy with a brilliantly composed final round of 68 to take the title by two shots. And he’s properly played himself into Ryder Cup contention.