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Jul 18th, 2019 Article

1951 Open Champion: Max Faulkner

As The Open returns to Royal Portrush after a gap of 68 years we look back at the winner of the 1951 Open, Max Faulkner. An ingenious shot maker and a superb putter, but he’ll be remembered as a sharp-talking fairway dandy and British golf’s first natural showman.

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Jul 7th, 2019 Article

R&A refuses Daly’s buggy request

GolfPunk legend John Daly has had his request to use a buggy at this year’s Open declined by the R&A Championship committee. The big man suffers with degenerative arthritis in his right knee and was recently allowed a buggy at the US PGA Championship.

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Jun 8th, 2019 Article

Georgia Hall MBE

Fantastic news that British Open champion Georgia Hall has been awarded an MBE at the age of 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the letter and it’s such an amazing honour and very cool to have that after my name,” the Bournemouth golfer said.

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Jun 6th, 2019 Article

The Open needs McDowell

The Open is coming back to Northern Ireland after a break of 68 years. When Max Faulkner, one of the most flamboyant golfers of his generation, won the Open Championship in 1951 at Royal Portrush it would be 18 years until a Brit, Tony Jacklin in 1969, was to do so again.

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May 31st, 2019 Article

Kooch is at it again

To hit a drive that bounces on the fairway and runs in to a divot is bad enough but if it runs in to an old pitch mark that really tries one’s patience. You curse your luck and play the ball as best you can – right? Not the Kooch who decided to try and invent a whole new sub rule!

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May 27th, 2019 Article

Matt Wallace Punked

Matt Wallace is riding high, particularly after his strong performance at the USPGA at Bethpage Black. However, his pal and GolfPunk favourite, Eddie Pepperell,  decided to bring him down to ground in this hilarious European Tour video.

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Mar 19th, 2019 Article

Top 10 Hardest Shots Of All Time

Yesterday I was faced with an impossible shot – my ball was suspended in a bush. It was just asking to be hit even though it was a foot off the ground, and three inches into the bush. Things did not end well from there. But in the spirit of taking on the damned near ridiculous...

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