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101 Mistakes all golfers make

101 Mistakes all golfers make

Feb 28th, 2016

Jon Sherman is not afraid to sock it to us. He’s identified 101 mistakes we all apparently make, and then offers solutions to each. How do we begin?

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Aug 11th, 2019

Ok we are not going to let this one drop. Slow play is killing our game and the lead must come from the professional ranks. In the second round of the Northern Trust, Bryson DeChambeau took it to another level.

Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Jun 27th, 2019

So Muirfield or to give its proper title, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, has formally invited women to join the club as members for the first time since voting to change the club’s rules in 2017.

Two British Golfers shot

Two British Golfers shot

Apr 1st, 2017

Two Brits on a golfing holiday have been shot after getting into a drunken bar fight.

If Golfers were bands...

If Golfers were bands...

Feb 16th, 2017

Call us mad, deluded, or just plain stupid, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think, and we are damned set on making you see what we see. Do you remember Fairway To Heaven? Gorgeous George’s rock n’ roll fuelled, radio journey around the country to prove that we’re not the only ones who believe in this beautiful world where guitar solos meet 300 yard drives...

Jordan makes the cut

Jordan makes the cut

Mar 12th, 2016

Jordan Spieth had to hole out three times from off the green to ensure that there was no question of missing the cut at the Valspar Championship on Friday.

Teenager pilot makes emergency landing on golf course

Teenager pilot makes emergency landing on golf course

Mar 6th, 2016

An 18-year-old pilot of a small plane had to make an emergency landing on a golf course of the St. Peterburg Country Club in Lakewood Estates subdivision Saturday afternoon, police said. We should all be grateful for golf courses. Is there anything they can't do?

Oulton Hall gets £1 million make over

Oulton Hall gets £1 million make over

Feb 8th, 2016

Oulton Hall, one of the top golf resorts in the north of England, is to receive an investment of more than £1m to meet the modern needs of its guests.

The one that got away

The one that got away

Feb 6th, 2016

A very rare Ferrari has been sold at auction in Paris, for a whopping great £24.6 million pounds. So we don’t think that it will be going to Ian Poulter’s Ferrari museum. We reckon that’s too much coin even for Ian. But we’d like to be proved wrong.

Golfers Reject Wimbledon offer

Golfers Reject Wimbledon offer

Dec 29th, 2015

Golfers who refused to give up their club despite mounting pressure from All England Lawn Tennis Club have rejected a “bribe” of £50,000 each to let the world-famous tournament expand on to their grounds.

Mental Golfers

Mental Golfers

Dec 16th, 2015

Golfers at the Victoria Golf Club on Vancouver Island in Canada are a pretty hardy bunch by the looks of it. Here’s a great video of some Canadian golf mentalists playing on through 100 kilometer per hour winds.

R&A Need to make a decision

R&A Need to make a decision

Apr 3rd, 2020

As the various tours are losing millions each week in TV and sponsorship income and the Coronavirus trundles on the R&A continues to put out woolly statements about continuing to look at the options. Given the likely time frames for the lifting of social distancing and the issues over international travel, the R&A must postpone.

The trophy that set Twitter buzzing

The trophy that set Twitter buzzing

Dec 9th, 2019

When Peter Fowler picked up the winner’s trophy at the MCB Tour Championship it was not his golf that was centre stage in the post event online discussions. The trophy Fowler received is apparently inspired by the coc de mer or Seychelles’ nut but did they seriously not realise what else it might resemble?

Careful how you drive that cart

Careful how you drive that cart

Aug 3rd, 2019

A golfer has been awarded $3.6 million dollars after he was struck by a golf cart driven by another player. Mario Zaburski claimed he was standing on the par-3 9th hole at Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey during a business outing in July 2015 when he was struck by a golf cart driven by Jerome Klein.

The Hole that caught Rory out

The Hole that caught Rory out

Jul 18th, 2019

Hughie's is the 416 yards, par 4 first hole on the Royal Portrush course.  There is out of bounds on both sides of the hole with most golfers most concerned with that on the right. However, as there are bunkers on the right and left of the fairway at 262 yards and 291 yards respectively, most pros will go with an iron.

Koepka will make history

Koepka will make history

Jun 16th, 2019

I just placed a bet on the US Open. I got odds of just shy of 6/1 on one Mr Brooks Koepka. My heart is with Justin Rose and, if his amazing short game continues, he may well win but my head says that Koepka will come through to make history.

That’s better Jordan!

That’s better Jordan!

Jun 15th, 2019

Jordan Spieth is very much making the headlines at Pebble Beach.  An eventful second round sees him 1 under par overall after making seven birdies and five bogeys and apparently learning a lesson from Thursday by acknowledging that he is the one making the shots!

IT’S THE PLAYING THAT’S IMPORTANT

IT’S THE PLAYING THAT’S IMPORTANT

May 25th, 2019

GolfPunk’s strap line and overall mission is that it is the “The golf site for the rest of us...” and as you know we have long been advocates to increase participation in our beautiful game, lest it becomes stuffy, stale and the preserve of the privileged few.

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Mar 5th, 2019

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Volvo China Open makes Shenzhen return

Volvo China Open makes Shenzhen return

Feb 16th, 2019

The Shenzhen Genzon Golf Club will be the venue for the 25th staging of the Volvo China Open when China's National Open Golf Championship returns to the city from May 2-5, 2019.

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Feb 8th, 2019

Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.

And Porto makes 29 for Clubs to Hire

And Porto makes 29 for Clubs to Hire

Feb 1st, 2019

Golfers heading to Portugal's second-largest city, Porto, and its unique atmosphere, will no longer have to fret about dragging their golf clubs around the airport, now that market leading rental agency Clubs to Hire is now serving the beautiful location.

The world's highest paid golfers in 2018

The world's highest paid golfers in 2018

Jan 31st, 2019

In today’s era, not every sports fan out there would associate golf players as being one of the most handsomely paid on the circuit. In fact, it’s only since Tiger Woods made golf his own that earnings and endorsements have sky-rocketed to a level that makes it all the more envious.

PGA National Turkey eyes record numbers of golfers

PGA National Turkey eyes record numbers of golfers

Jan 30th, 2019

PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club is ready to enhance its position at the forefront of the European golf resort market, with latest figures revealing that golf bookings in 2019 are 15 per cent up on the same time last year.

Buttons Up - how to make the turn with your golf swing

Buttons Up - how to make the turn with your golf swing

Jan 25th, 2019

Get your golf game ready for 2019 with Jeff Ritter. Here is a great tip to make sure you're making a good turn with your golf swing. It's all about buttons and chest 'up' at the end of your back swing...

'Serious Golfers' better equipped to play more

'Serious Golfers' better equipped to play more

Jan 24th, 2019

Serious Golfers are better equipped than ever with high performance clothing designed to help them play the game more often even in extreme conditions, according to new research commissioned by leading golf apparel brand Galvin Green among passionate American and British players.

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

Jan 23rd, 2019

Renowned for its outstanding mixture of history, culture and gastronomy, Lisbon also provides access to a plethora of first-class golf courses, and players can experience some of its finest this spring with ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s new stay-and-play breaks.

La Manga Club makes 20% offer to Families

La Manga Club makes 20% offer to Families

Jan 18th, 2019

Families looking to escape the British winter for some sporting action under sunny skies over February half-term can enjoy discounts of up to 20 per cent when staying at Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort next month.

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

Dec 20th, 2018

With two weeks to go in the American Golf charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation, the South’s golfers’ are proving to be the U.K.’s most generous, with 1500 more tickets sold than their nearest rivals, the Central region.

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

Nov 23rd, 2018

On 21st September, 2018, Oliver Fisher did something that no golfer, in over 690,000 rounds on the European Tour had ever managed to do. He shot a 59 at The Portugal Masters. We made him a nice cap to celebrate...

 Rory McIlroy makes young fan’s day

Rory McIlroy makes young fan’s day

Nov 17th, 2018

Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.

'New Annika' makes her mark

'New Annika' makes her mark

Nov 12th, 2018

The "new Annika Sorenstam" emerged victorious in the last event of the Ladies European Tour Access Series (LETAS) circuit, the Santander Golf Tour LETAS El Prat, at Real Club de Golf El Prat, in Barcelona.

Club De Golf Alcanada makes it eight in a row

Club De Golf Alcanada makes it eight in a row

Nov 8th, 2018

Club de Golf Alcanada has secured its position as Europe’s favourite course after being voted the best on the continent by visitors to www.1golf.eu for a remarkable eighth year running.

Golfers set to bag a bargain

Golfers set to bag a bargain

Nov 6th, 2018

PowaKaddy has launched an exciting cart bag promotion for winter. Golfers will receive a FREE cart bag when purchasing any new PowaKaddy lithium trolley.

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Oct 24th, 2018

This Autumn, Delamere Forest Golf Club near Chester is celebrating the culmination of a six-year programme to revert one of England’s finest heathland championship courses back to its original 1910 design.

Costa Daurada's October sun continues to entice golfers to the region

Costa Daurada's October sun continues to entice golfers to the region

Oct 11th, 2018

Following Spanish success in the Ryder Cup, with Sergio Garcia becoming the highest points scorer in the event’s history and fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm taking down Tiger Woods in the singles, the limelight returns to one of Europe’s fastest growing golf destinations, Costa Daurada, as it greets golfers eager to exploit its October sunshine.

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

Sep 25th, 2018

No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.

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.

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.

Reality TV stars make debuts

Reality TV stars make debuts

Aug 11th, 2018

Love Island star Chris Hughes and Geordie Shore's Gary 'Gaz' Beadle have been playing at the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. The two reality TV stars made their debut at the Nailcote Hall venue, as part of the second Celeb-Am of the week's events.   

 The golf swing that has gone viral

The golf swing that has gone viral

Jun 30th, 2018

44-year-old Ho-sung Choi is a South Korean Touring Pro who makes his living primarily on the Japan Golf Tour. And this video of his golf swing has now gone viral, which comes as no surprise once you seen it!

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Jun 27th, 2018

Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, made a very successful debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on Monday 25th June 2018 when 11 players made it through to Final Qualifying on a beautiful summer’s day.

Tiger Woods makes an eagle at Memorial

Tiger Woods makes an eagle at Memorial

Jun 2nd, 2018

Tiger Woods was looking for a bounce back after a 72 on Thursday, and he cannot have been too disappointed with a second round of 67, which included an eagle from 95 yards at the par-five 11th, which moved him to five-under.

The Genius Ball – golfers' dreams come true

The Genius Ball – golfers' dreams come true

May 18th, 2018

We've been looking over some of the best read stories for 2017, and this story about the golf ball you cannot lose attracted a lot of attention from GolfPunk readers. Golfer looking forlornly for ball in rough/trees etc: "Someone really should invent a golf ball you can't lose..." Well, someone has...

Vertical Groove 3-wood makes UK debut in June

Vertical Groove 3-wood makes UK debut in June

May 17th, 2018

Hot on the heels of a successful first season for the Vertical Groove Driver, the world’s only driver with vertical grooves on the clubface, Vertical Groove UK today announces details and a UK arrival date for its follow-up fairway product, the 3-Wood.

Evnroll makes history again

Evnroll makes history again

May 11th, 2018

Evnroll is celebrating again after winning big in MyGolfSpy’s 2018 ‘Most Wanted’ putter tests. The technologically advanced putters from designer Guerin Rife feature a unique patented face mill pattern offering unprecedented accuracy and zero dispersion.

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

May 5th, 2018

Tiger Woods experienced an unfortunate bout of the touchy-feelies in the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship. And it's enough to make you think he's actually more like us than you might think.

Golfers to benefit from Motocaddy GPS App updates

Golfers to benefit from Motocaddy GPS App updates

May 3rd, 2018

Golfers fortunate enough to own a ground-breaking Motocaddy S5 CONNECT electric trolley or a CUBE CONNECT push cart can now benefit from exciting new features introduced automatically to the brand’s ‘Smart Cart’ models through its free GPS app.

The shots that made Masters history

The shots that made Masters history

Apr 3rd, 2018

Give yourself a break. You deserve it. And check out this brilliant mini-doc recounting the greatest shots that made Masters history...

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Mar 16th, 2018

Tommy Armour golf clubs are to make a comeback. The brand will be sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy stores in the USA, but will be sold online as well for UK fans of the brand.

Golfers to chase their dreams

Golfers to chase their dreams

Mar 14th, 2018

Thousands of amateur golfers from over 1,900 clubs will get the chance to chase their dreams with Bridgestone, after the world’s number one tyre and rubber company] confirmed that it will again run the Chase Your Dream Trophy with England Golf.

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Make the Most of Your Golfing Love

Mar 10th, 2018

Most golf lovers can’t make it to the course to see all their favourite players in action, and watching from the sofa can get a bit old. But there are exciting ways for fans to bring their love of the game to the next level. From hosting themed parties to volunteering at golfing events, there’s a hole-in-one idea for every golfing fan out there!

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Feb 15th, 2018

Our friends over at Big Max are feeling more than a but chuffed withh themselves, and rightly so, as their rental carts have been selected by US Open venue Chambers Bay no less.  

 La Reserva Club Makes Significant Move

La Reserva Club Makes Significant Move

Feb 7th, 2018

La Reserva Club has climbed 20 places in the latest rankings of the Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe, as judged by renowned course rankings site, top100golfcourses.com.

Quinta do Lago will reward improving golfers

Quinta do Lago will reward improving golfers

Feb 1st, 2018

Keen golfers wanting to improve their game now have even more incentive to lower their handicap with the lure of winning an incredible getaway to Quinta do Lago, one of Europe’s premier golf and lifestyle destinations.

Haotong Li makes history with new Bettinardi putter

Haotong Li makes history with new Bettinardi putter

Jan 30th, 2018

China’s new golfing superstar Haotong Li produced ‘putting perfection’ with his Bettinardi Custom Studio Stock 3 Tour Edition putter to win in Dubai last weekend and break a host of records.