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?
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?
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.
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.
It's Hammer Time! Makenna Hammer, is your latest Swingin' Siren
Two Brits on a golfing holiday have been shot after getting into a drunken bar fight.
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 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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
Golfers pay respects to the victims of Paris deadly attacks
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
We are not sure whether all of these are real and its clear some are not legal but they brought a smile to our faces
Seven lucky golfers are heading to this week’s Masters to battle it out for a million dollars – all hoping they can land another ace to change their life.
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.
The premier indoor golf academy in South Wales now has an additional attraction – the Zen Green Stage.
When Rory McIlroy discovered a couple of his fans were in tears because he didn't win the WGC, he decided to cheer them up. And how!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Prince’s Golf Club has risen an impressive 10 places into the top 50 of Golf World magazine’s latest Top 100 England rankings following the redevelopment of its Himalayas nine.
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.
Officials at eight golf resorts expect to give away hundreds of free winter memberships following the early take-up of their MATCH PLAY offer.
It was just as well that a sharp frost had prevented the members at Paramus Golf Club in New Jersey getting an early start last Friday, as the ninth fairway became an emergency runway for a small airplane.
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 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.
Three golfers. An iconic ocean liner. One unique challenge.
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 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.
GolfSupport.com has surveyed 686 avid British golf enthusiasts to see how confident they are with the definitions of a range of golf words and phrases.
PowaKaddy has launched an exciting cart bag promotion for winter. Golfers will receive a FREE cart bag when purchasing any new PowaKaddy lithium trolley.
Now in its 10th year, the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai will be contested by the top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex on 15 – 18 November 2018 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
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.
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.
Here's the video that inspired the European Ryder Cup team to victory. Prepare to be moved.
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.
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.
Thank the Lord, golf is getting a bit of an overhaul in an attempt to make it not look so ominous to would-be players, plus make our own lives on the links easier.
Justin Rose has just become World No1. But can you name the other four British golfers to have achieved the same status?
Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen had to play the first round with rental clubs after her luggage went missing on a flight from Amsterdam. Worse still, she had to borrow a pair of Camilla Lennarth's contact lenses!
From 13–16 September 120 of the best women golfers will gather high above the banks of Lake Geneva in Évian-les-Bains, France, for the final Major of the season.
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.
Foxhills' ambitions to create the best practice facilities in Surrey have taken a giant leap forward as work has started on a state-of-the-art new short game area.
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.
Linna Golf, a European Top 100 Golf Course* set amidst the beautiful pine and birch forests of Finland, has received overwhelming praise from Europe’s most talented amateurs competing in the prestigious St Andrews Trophy.
Foxhills is set to recreate the drama of golf's version of a penalty shoot-out as an extra feature of their PGA EuroPro Tour event next week.
Paul McGinley will make his Staysure PGA Seniors Championship debut when London Golf Club plays host to the Staysure Tour, from August 2-5.
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!
Golfing prodigy Abhay Kapoor stunned onlookers by recording a hole in one during a golf lesson at 3 Hammers Golf Complex in Wolverhampton this weekend.
Justin Thomas is the only US Ryder Cup player who has made it over the pond to play the French Open at Le Golf National in Paris, the home of this year's Ryder Cup. Taking one for the team?
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.
Kilmarnock golfer Mark Evans was amazed when he arrived at the Clubs to Hire shop in Faro Airport to be told he was the company's 500,000th customer.
Bioflow, one of the worlds leading suppliers of magnetic therapy, also offers golfers protection against flying and biting insects with their excellent Mosquito Repellent Bands.
New women golfers can take their first steps into the sport - with a helping hand from Foxhills Club & Resort.
The second Major of the season is almost upon us, and this year’s edition looks more open than most US Opens in recent years.
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.
Golfers have chosen the best golf clubs in Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
93 year old Ben Bender made his first ever hole in one after over 70 years of golfing, and then quit the sport for good.
Paige Spiranac met Tiger Woods for the first time on Friday at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas and posted about it to her 1.4 million Instagram followers.
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...
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.
12 college golfers were disqualified from a state golf tournament for mistakenly playing from an incorrect tee box.
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 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 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.
Want to know what it really takes to win The Masters? Golf Care have the answer.
Augusta National has spent the last 15 years buying up property around its borders. But there is one property that is not for sale, whatever the money.
Give yourself a break. You deserve it. And check out this brilliant mini-doc recounting the greatest shots that made Masters history...
Here's a great infographic from our friends over at Glencor Golf. It's the ultimate bucket list for UK golfers.
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.
Italian fashion brand Duca del Cosma offers golfers a new spring in their step with a stunning range of luxury shoes that deliver comfort and style both on and off the course.
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.
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!
Ross Fisher made a fanatastic hole-in-one at the WGC Mexico. But the best thing about his feat is the Mexican football style commentary. You have to check this one out!
Tiger Woods has confirmed via Twitter that he will play in two imminent events - the Valspar Championship and the Arnold Palmer Invitational - as he prepares for anothe Masters challenge.
It's tough out there, the cut was +6. But that didn't bother Tommy Fleetwood. It didn't inconvenience Tiger that much either...
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 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.
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.
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.
Tiger Woods has made the cut at Torrey Pines with a late birdie taking him into the weekend.
FootJoy has announced that the Pro/SL range is now available through the company’s MyJoys platform.
What makes the perfect golfer? Check out this great infographic from our friends over at Online Golf.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.