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Tagged with "2020"

Jan 8th, 2020 Article

European Tour events in danger

The European Tour has a real headache on its hands following Iran’s recent threats to "destroy" parts of the United Arab Emirates if there is retaliation after the attacks they launched on Iraq in reprisal for the US killing of Qassem Soleimani.

Jan 6th, 2020 Article

Tournament of Champions 2020

The gods were smiling on Justin Thomas in Hawaii on Sunday. Two clear, with three to go it looked like he had the Tournament of Champions in the bag. However, two sloppy bogies in his last three holes saw him have to win a play-off against Patrick Reed and defending champion Xander Schauffele.

Jan 6th, 2020 Article

FootJoy Tour X

The FootJoy folk never seem to stand still and the latest iteration is the Tour X which seeks to combine all that was good from previous tried and tested FootJoy models. The new Tour X has been born from the synthesis of 3 Tour-proven models, the DNA, Tour-S and Fury.

Jan 5th, 2020 Article

2020 GolfPunk Reader Predictions - Women

It's 2020 and and  we've not only figured out who is going to win the majors in the men's game but we have also sorted out who is going to prevail in the women's majors. For the women we are struggling to look beyond the strong South Korean contingent however, we think 2020 will provide the odd surprise!

Jan 5th, 2020 Article

What every eco-friendly course needs

We applaud all measures being taken by golf clubs to protect our planet and allow Greta Thunberg to go back to school. We’ve seen a number of measure from banning plastic tees to solar powered clubhouses but the latest initiative by Club de Golf Alcanada in Mallorca caught our eye – Donkeys!

Jan 5th, 2020 Article

2020 GolfPunk Reader Predictions - Men

It's 2020 and it's time to get Brexit done but also we've figured out who is going to win the majors oh and the Ryder Cup. Four different winners this year with a popular first time winner!

Jan 3rd, 2020 Article

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

2019 is behind of us but it was not a great display by some who let down our great game and so have been inducted into the GolfPunk Hall of Shame. So which five golfers find themselves with the unwanted invite?

Jan 2nd, 2020 Article

World Handicap System

Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.

Aug 28th, 2017 Article

Paulina Gretzky: A Day In the Life

Behind every great man is a great woman. Someone clever once said that. And who are we to argue? Especially after Dustin Johnson won the Northern Trust Open in a play off against Jordan Spieth. And, no, this isn't blatant opportunism at all... Yay, go America, be the best country and all that kind of stuff... Time to go see DJ win the Northern Trust... Nicely done, that man!

Nov 26th, 2016 Article

A team event for Olympic golf?

Rumours are rife that the International Golf Federation is about to submit a bid to include a team competition in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.