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Tagged with "2015"

Nov 29th, 2015 Article

Charl Schwartzel wins

Charl Schwartzel won his fourth Alfred Dunhill Championship title when he finished 15 under par in South Africa on Sunday. This was also his 10th victory on the European Tour, six of which have been in his native South Africa.

Nov 29th, 2015 Article

Faldo "USA favourites for 2016 Ryder Cup"

Faldo calls USA as favourites for 2016 Ryder Cup, citing a potential raft of European rookies tilting the odds in Davis Love III's favour. We also take a trip down bad memory lane to Faldo's nadir at Valhalla 2008...

Nov 29th, 2015 Article

Rum Can Get You In To The Open

We like rum at GP towers. To be fair we like most booze. But rum has a special little piece of our heart from trips to Mauritius, and a recent excursion to the Caribbean. It has never helped us be any good at golf though. However for Rod Pampling it helped him shoot 61 at the Australian Open and got him a start at the Open at Troon next year.

Nov 29th, 2015 Article

Matt Jones wins Australian Open

There’s winning from the front, and there’s reversing into a win. It’s safe to say Matt Jones did the latter at the Australian Open. Shooting a two over final round, Jones did just enough to keep Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott at bay.

Nov 29th, 2015 Article

Rory lookalike

This Rory McIlroy lookalike was no match for Barry McGuigan, who called him out straight away.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Agronomy challenges

With the Olympic golf course for the 2016 Rio Games now built, the main concern has become whether the agronomy plan will be properly executed.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Australian Open Round Three

Local boy Matt Jones continued his impressive form in Sydney at the Emirates Australian Open. Jones has now shot 67, 68, 68 and leads World Number One Jordan Spieth by three shots after Spieth shot a third round 67.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Charl Schwartzel goes low

Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has built an impressive five-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Malelane, South Africa.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Trump plays fast and loose

When Donald Trump bought a golf club on Lowes Island for $13 million in 2009, he spent millions more in reconfiguring its two courses.  Trump then decided that the course’s history needed a bit of an upgrade as well.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

PGA GolfPunks: Matt Jones

So who the hell is Matt Jones? Well, he's an Australian golfer, who then moved to the US to attend Arizona State University, which has two famous alumnae who are also playing Whistling Straits today – Phil Mickelson and Paul Casey.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Blake Nakagawa – 4 year-old sensation

Four-year-old Blake Nakagawa is already making headlines in the golf world. He is currently the 6-and-under Big Island Junior Golf Association Champion, winning two of the four tournaments he’s entered this year.

Nov 28th, 2015 Article

Help The Gravy

Help The Gravy (Stuff that has been nice to us this week) & Bunch Of Arse (stuff that has upset us this week at GolfPunk towers)...