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Sapphire National Golf Club

Sapphire National Golf Club

Jul 28th, 2018

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.

All change at the 13th at Augusta

All change at the 13th at Augusta

Apr 3rd, 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. 

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

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...

How To Master The Augusta Greens

How To Master The Augusta Greens

Apr 3rd, 2018

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's pimento–cheese sandwich

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Apr 3rd, 2018

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

Troon International partners with Pravets Golf Club

Troon International partners with Pravets Golf Club

Dec 5th, 2017

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.

Top five Alister MacKenzie courses that aren’t Augusta

Top five Alister MacKenzie courses that aren’t Augusta

Sep 14th, 2017

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 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.

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.

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.

Earthquake shakes Augusta

Earthquake shakes Augusta

Jun 21st, 2017

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.

R&A teams up with the Grand National

R&A teams up with the Grand National

Mar 31st, 2017

The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July.

Augusta cuts field for Par-3 contest

Augusta cuts field for Par-3 contest

Mar 14th, 2017

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.

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Oct 28th, 2016

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.

Golfsmith International File For Bankruptcy

Golfsmith International File For Bankruptcy

Sep 15th, 2016

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.

Trump National to face trial in Florida

Trump National to face trial in Florida

Jul 28th, 2016

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.

West Brom player pays £60k to golf at Augusta

West Brom player pays £60k to golf at Augusta

May 10th, 2016

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.

Who won out of us? GP Staff Masters Picks Results

Who won out of us? GP Staff Masters Picks Results

Apr 12th, 2016

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?...

Tom Watson’s Augusta National swansong

Tom Watson’s Augusta National swansong

Apr 7th, 2016

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.

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..

National Golf Month to launch at the Houses of Parliament

National Golf Month to launch at the Houses of Parliament

Mar 23rd, 2016

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.

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.

QUICKEN LOAN NATIONAL DAY 3 ROUND UP

QUICKEN LOAN NATIONAL DAY 3 ROUND UP

Aug 1st, 2015

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. 

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.

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Stoke Park's Gough wins national amateur title

Aug 20th, 2018

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.

Troon International's new Australian project

Troon International's new Australian project

Nov 23rd, 2017

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.

917 national fitting day announced

917 national fitting day announced

May 10th, 2017

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 opens new national fitting centre

Titleist opens new national fitting centre

May 3rd, 2017

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.

Man who fought of alligator with putter

Man who fought of alligator with putter

Mar 3rd, 2017

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.

Who is behind the Miura investment?

Who is behind the Miura investment?

Jan 25th, 2017

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. 

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants

Oct 20th, 2016

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. 

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?

gWest International Resort back on course

gWest International Resort back on course

Jul 3rd, 2016

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.

Who would win if golf decided the Euros?

Who would win if golf decided the Euros?

Jun 16th, 2016

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.

The long driver who can play

The long driver who can play

May 18th, 2016

How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.

Who to back at the Northern Trust Open

Who to back at the Northern Trust Open

Feb 17th, 2016

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. 

Who to bet on at Pebble Beach

Who to bet on at Pebble Beach

Feb 9th, 2016

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.

Who is Harold Varner III?

Who is Harold Varner III?

Feb 8th, 2016

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. 

Who is Andy Sullivan?

Who is Andy Sullivan?

Jan 22nd, 2016

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...

Who is Bryson DeChambeau?

Who is Bryson DeChambeau?

Jan 21st, 2016

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. 

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Nov 17th, 2015

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.  

Who Moved The Dial?

Who Moved The Dial?

Sep 19th, 2015

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.

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.

Who the hell is Carlos Ortiz?

Who the hell is Carlos Ortiz?

Aug 29th, 2015

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.

WHO THE HELL IS ANIRBAN LAHIRI?

WHO THE HELL IS ANIRBAN LAHIRI?

Aug 16th, 2015

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 Opens National Academy

American Golf Opens National Academy

Jul 30th, 2015

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.

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 

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

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.

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

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.

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

Sep 10th, 2018

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.

Stenson and Garcia now reliant on Captain's picks

Stenson and Garcia now reliant on Captain's picks

Aug 21st, 2018

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.

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Aug 14th, 2018

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.

Galvin Green goes for European win in Paris

Galvin Green goes for European win in Paris

Jul 4th, 2018

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.

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Jun 26th, 2018

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.