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.
The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club
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?
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.
Jon Rahm was won his maiden European Tour event, with a three shot victory over Ireland's Paul Dunne, with Nacho Elvira and George Coetzee in third and fourth places respectively.
Jon Rahm has been at it again, this time slamming his club into the ground on the 13th at the Phoenix Open.
The heavily fancied Jon Rahm knew he had a lot of work to do after a day one four–over–par 76. But it was just not to be!
The feud between Gary Player and Robert Trent Jones Junior has flared up again, after a recent interview in GolfDigest with RTJJ.
It's Hammer Time! Makenna Hammer, is your latest Swingin' Siren
The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.
GolfPunk sits down for a chin-wag with the Zurich Classic of New Orleans winner and gets the low down on home life, the gym and what happens on the beach + his thoughts on winning majors, bar room brawls and his own personal Kracken hell…
Jon Rahm has confirmed that the will be teeing it up at the Irish Open in Portstewart from 6–9 July, which is the first time Irish golf fans will be able watch this exciting new Spanish star live.
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...
Turbo swinging: All in one place. Jonathan Yarwood's series of six 10 second tips to make you swing with power and precision. A great swing in 0-60 seconds
Jonathan Yarwood is a proven winning tour and elite development coach, with over twenty four years experience at the highest level, and he’s now back to help GolfPunk readers sort out their games. Here's how to play the dreaded 40–yard bunker shot.
Jon Rahm has a new biggest fan, although the fan in question is just a toddler. But he fully appreciated the significance of Rahm's amazing putt on the 18th at the Farmers to secure his maiden PGA Tour win.
And we have a winner! Jon Rahm has sauntered in and won the Farmers Insurance at Torrey Pines by three shots.
After 10 years of playing the same ball, Jon Rahm has made the switch and has chosen to play TaylorMade's TP5X ball. Here's why.
312 players from 26 different countries have been battling it out in Malaysia in the Kids Golf World Championship.
Troia Resort in Portugal has been rated among the 20 best golf resorts in Continental Europe in an influential new international ranking. And we love the place!
Step Brothers favourite Adam Scott takes on Jon Daly in a made for TV grudge match...
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?
On the second hole at the Northern Trust it all started to unravel for Brendon de Jonge. Reaching for his 60-degree lob wedge after missing the green on the second, he discovered that the shaft near the butt of the grip had been dented. He knew he was in trouble. But why? Read on...
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.
"I make the boys drop trousers if they duff!" Catherine Zeta Jones has spoken of her love for playing golf on the UK's Graham Norton Show and revealed she and husband Michael Douglas have a bet when they play together.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whatever you think about POTUS Donald Trump, you cannot question his ability to slot in a round of golf, and now there is talk that he wants to tee it up with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un during their planned Singapore summit.
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.
Leaders' Drives... Kim Jong IL... golfing Legend in his own nuclear bunker...
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...
12 college golfers were disqualified from a state golf tournament for mistakenly playing from an incorrect tee box.