We use our own and third-party cookies to deliver content to you throughout your experience online. It is possible that some cookies may continue to collect information after you've left our site. By using our site, you consent to cookies. Learn more here.

Ok, Got it!

Search results for "COVID-19"

Aug 28th, 2020 Article

Huge increase in rounds of golf played

Shot Scope, an industry leader in advanced GPS and automatic shot tracking technology, has reported a huge increase in rounds of golf played following the easing of lockdown restrictions. “With the UK and US markets recording nearly 40% and 35% growth respectively, and as golf is the perfect outdoor social distancing activity, it is clear that the game is thriving right now.”

Aug 28th, 2020 Article

UK golf market enjoys record sales

Golf Datatech, LLC, the golf industry’s leading independent market research firm for retail sales, consumer and trade golf trends, has announced that golf equipment sales throughout the UK have enjoyed their all-time largest July retail sales month since the Company started tracking data in 1997.

Aug 24th, 2020 Article

Golfers flock to Tandridge Golf Club

The long-term future looks bright for Tandridge Golf Club with the historic Surrey venue reporting a huge rise in demand for memberships since golf resumed after the Covid-19 lockdown. It is a welcome turnaround for the club featured by GolfPunk last year under its ' ' banner.

Aug 24th, 2020 Article

Popov wins the AIG Women's Open

Germany’s Sophia Popov claimed a magnificent first Major title as she held off international challengers to win the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. The 27-year-old, who came into the championship ranked 304th in the world and without a main tour victory, secured the winner’s cheque of $675,000 after a stunning two-stroke success over the famous Ayrshire links.

Aug 19th, 2020 Article

Hall and Hull up for challenge at Royal Troon

Georgia Hall hopes to feed off her love of links golf and passion for the AIG Women’s Open as she goes in search of a second Major title at Royal Troon. The 24-year-old is enjoying the buzz of the first women’s Major Championship of the year, an event Hall memorably won in 2018 at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Aug 14th, 2020 Article

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open to go ahead

The European Tour today announced the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will be played in Northern Ireland for the fourth time since 2012 when the Galgorm Castle Golf Club hosts this year’s tournament from September 24-27.

Aug 12th, 2020 Article

All set for the re-start of the Race to Costa Del Sol

The 2020 LET season Race to Costa del Sol recommences this week, with the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, which is the first LET tournament in nearly five months following the global COVID-19 health pandemic. “It has been a strange few months but I’ve practised a lot at home and done some physical training Belgium.

Jul 22nd, 2020 Article

Westwood ready to tee off UK Swing

This week’s Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood marks the beginning of the European Tour’s UK Swing, and former World Number One Westwood enters the week not only as tournament host but also as one of the favourites to take the title. Westwood has been on a strict health regime and has never felt fitter, so he will be a force to be reckoned with at his home course.

Jul 22nd, 2020 Article

The R&A to continue support for Faldo Series

The R&A is to continue its full support of the Faldo Series, the most recognised junior golf event in the world founded by six-time Major Champion Sir Nick Faldo.

Jul 20th, 2020 Article

Rahm grabs world number one spot

Jon Rahm was overcome with emotion as he took victory at the Memorial Tournament to grab the World number one spot from Rory McIlroy and emulate his hero Seve Ballesteros as only the second Spaniard to top the rankings. The big man's margin of victory would have been even higher but for a two-shot penalty for inadvertently moving his ball at address on the 16th hole.

Jul 14th, 2020 Article

Hero MotoCorp joins UK Swing

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has been announced as the Title Partner of the Hero Open – the second of six events in the European Tour’s new UK Swing. Originally announced as the English Open, the newly named Hero Open takes place at the Marriott Forest of Arden, Birmingham, England from July 30 – August 2.

Jun 24th, 2020 Article

Graeme McDowell to miss Travelers Championship

Graeme is the second player to have to pull out of the Travelers Championship after his caddie Ken Comboy tested positive for COVID-19. Given the proximity player and caddie have been in for the last couple of weeks there is a risk the man from Northern Ireland may also have contracted the virus.