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Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Aaron Rai grips first European Tour win

Nov 28th, 2018

Aaron Rai beat Matthew Fitzpatrick to clinch the season-opening Honma Hong Kong Open. The three-time Challenge Tour winner wore his signature MacWet Golf Gloves on both hands throughout all rounds.

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

May 30th, 2017

Englishman Aaron Rai carried his European Challenge Tour form to Walton Heath to win the US Open Championship International Sectional Qualifier and secure a Major Championship debut at Erin Hills next month.

Cobra brings the T-RAIL

Cobra brings the T-RAIL

Oct 15th, 2019

Cobra Golf today unveiled T-RAIL (Transitional Rail) its first, all-hollow iron-hybrid set, taking super game improvement clubs to the next level. T-RAIL, so they say, combines the forgiveness of a Cobra Baffler hybrid with the precision of an iron in a one-of-a-kind set of clubs that are designed for anyone looking for a better game. 

New Partner Tag puts Praia D'El Rey in a class of its own

New Partner Tag puts Praia D'El Rey in a class of its own

Feb 7th, 2019

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is taking its luxury golf customer experience to new levels after becoming the first venue in Portugal to partner with Tagmarshal, the leading provider of pace of play, golf management software.

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Jan 8th, 2019

2020 Ryder Cup Captain elect Padraig Harrington invited GolfPunk to go All Back To His with him where he treated us to a trick shot spectacular, showed us his man cave, took us on at pool & table tennis and let us hoist the Wanamaker Trophy and Claret Jugs!!!!

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

Padraig Harrington takes us to his man cave

Padraig Harrington takes us to his man cave

Dec 14th, 2017

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine', shows us his trophy rooms, reveals how to win majors from the wrong side of the draw, shows us his meditation area and then how to hit the most ridiculous trick shots, including his Happy Gilmore...

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Nov 7th, 2017

Three time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine' and treats us to ice creams, diet coke, table tennis and a trick shot spectacular...

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Padraig Harrington withdraws from St Jude

Jun 7th, 2017

Padraig Harrington has withdrawn from the FedEx St Jude classic after being hit on the elbow by an amateur he was coaching, which resulted in him needing six stitches. 

New golf trail launched

New golf trail launched

May 13th, 2017

We love a good golf trail, and now seven leading golf clubs in the north of Scotland have launched the James Braid Highland Golf Trail.

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

Padraig Harrington still wants Ryder Cup place

Padraig Harrington still wants Ryder Cup place

Oct 26th, 2016

Padraig Harrington is not ready to take up the captaincy of Europe's Ryder Cup team, if offered the job for the 2018 tournament, and he wants to face the Americans in Paris as a player.

Great Padraig impersonation

Great Padraig impersonation

Sep 10th, 2016

Here’s a great impersonation of Padraig Harrington from assistant PGA Coach Brendan Walton, who is based at Island Golf Club in Donanate, Dublin.

How to raise money with a helicopter

How to raise money with a helicopter

Jul 9th, 2016

Here’s an innovative way of raising money through golf. Drop golf balls from a helicopter and if they go in the hole you get a cash prize. 

Zepp training app has new functionality

Zepp training app has new functionality

Jun 21st, 2016

Zepp, the multi-sport training platform that captures real-time, actionable data to track and analyze your golf swing can now work with your Apple watch – if you’ve got one that is.

Success for MacKenzie golf trail

Success for MacKenzie golf trail

Jun 12th, 2016

A UK golf club designed by Augusta National architect Alister MacKenzie has teamed up with eight other venues to form a ‘golf trail’. 

 Craggs hails TALON training aid

Craggs hails TALON training aid

Jun 2nd, 2016

One of the UK's top coaches has become an ambassador for Ojee Golf after being "massively impressed" with the company's recently launched TALON training aid.

Pink golf buggy fund-raiser

Pink golf buggy fund-raiser

May 8th, 2016

Bradshaw, UK supplier of Club Car golf buggies and utility vehicles, has created a Pink Buggy Campaign in aid of Breast Cancer Care. 

Association of James Braid courses grows

Association of James Braid courses grows

Feb 25th, 2016

James Braid was a prolific golf course designer, and we mean properly prolific. 412 golf courses in total, 32 of which don’t exist any more, and six that were never got built. That’s still 374 courses that can be played on to this very day.

Padraig’s big bro is a winner

Padraig’s big bro is a winner

Feb 20th, 2016

Padraig Harrington's elder brother was one of the winners at the grand final of the 2015 Morocco Matchplay. Clearly he's another chip off the same block for sure.   

Hit it straight off the tee

Hit it straight off the tee

Feb 19th, 2016

When was the last time you smoked a truly straight drive off the tee? Felt good didn't it. Here's Jeff Ritter to show us how to do this way more often...

Rain stops play

Rain stops play

Jan 31st, 2016

A tropical storm has put paid to the Singapore Open finishing on Sunday. So we will have to wait until Monday to see if Jordan Spieth can overturn Song Young Han. This one is on a knife edge.

Padraig signs with Wilson Staff

Padraig signs with Wilson Staff

Jan 14th, 2016

It is eighteen years since Padraig first signed with Wilson Staff, and he has now signed a new deal that will see him continue to play Wilson Staff clubs on the global stage.

Morgan Pressel Foundation raises $1m for Breast Cancer

Morgan Pressel Foundation raises $1m for Breast Cancer

Jan 13th, 2016

It is sometimes all too easy to assume that life on the LPGA is one of victories on the course. For Morgan Pressel there was another victory of a different kind today as for her foundation raised $1 Million Dollars towards the fight against Breast Cancer. And the stars turned out in force to support her.

What's in Padraig's garage?

What's in Padraig's garage?

Dec 5th, 2015

You have to take your hat off to Padriag Harrington. There’s nothing he won’t do to keep himself in the game. He is currently recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, and is leaving no stone unturned to get himself ready for this return at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in January.

WHISTLING STRAITS RULES NOTICE

WHISTLING STRAITS RULES NOTICE

Aug 12th, 2015

Just to make sure there is no repeat of Dustin Johnson’s infamous club grounding back in 2010, the USPGA have been leaving nothing to chance, and have placed a notice in what they think will be an unavoidable place. 

Traigh Bien!

Traigh Bien!

Jul 29th, 2015

An enormous sinkhole that hit the news across the globe after appearing on a beautiful 9 hole golf course in Scotland has now been mended and had the hole named in its honour.

Fleetwood's caddy raises cash for fellow bagmen

Fleetwood's caddy raises cash for fellow bagmen

Apr 8th, 2020

Tommy Fleetwood's caddy Ian Finnis took to social media to raise some money for his fellow caddies who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Offering 1,000 tickets at £10 each for a variety of prizes remarkably he sold out in just four hours. He is now running another draw with some impressive prizes.

Want to hit it straight

Want to hit it straight

Aug 3rd, 2019

If you are playing partner or opponent is hitting the ball remarkably straight have a quick nosey at what ball he is playing. If you see the name ‘Polara’ then that will explain why and you can show the seaky devil a red card, as the ball is illegal. Having said that it also sounds fun!

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

Feb 15th, 2019

Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £11,649, raised by its customers over the festive period.

Raise your game in the new Spieth 3

Raise your game in the new Spieth 3

Jan 31st, 2019

Golf is a sport driven by the feet. Walking from shot to shot, every step bringing you closer to the hole. Every element of your shot – the traction, the torque, the power and the precision – comes from the ground up, and few know this better than 3-time Major Champion Jordan Spieth. 

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

Dec 20th, 2018

S&G Response has handed over a cheque to the founder of the Street Support Network, a Charity dedicated to providing year-round resources for people experiencing homelessness in Greater Manchester. The funds were raised through their One Million Yards golfing challenge.  

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Sep 4th, 2018

There's nothing worse than getting out on the links only for you to feel a nasty twitch or ache which is going to curtail your golf capering once more. We tried this stuff and it was like having the wind at your back. Here's the science...

Ex-Royal marine steps in to help raise money for the homeless

Ex-Royal marine steps in to help raise money for the homeless

Jul 21st, 2018

Aaron Moon, a former Royal Marine commando who lost a leg while serving in Afghanistan, now a golfing pro hoping to become the first amputee to play on the European Tour, is joining S&G Response in their One Million Yards golfing challenge, raising money for Street Support.

Play the world's best new course at Praia D'El Rey

Play the world's best new course at Praia D'El Rey

Mar 27th, 2018

Golfers can enjoy outstanding value on two of Europe’s top golf 50 courses when they stay at the five-star Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort this spring – including playing the world’s best new golf course.

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Golf Fashion – Top 7 Rain jackets

Oct 26th, 2017

It's started to get a bit parky out but that's not going to stop our golf capering. Not when you've got a selection of rain jackets like this that'll keep you dry and toasty...

West Cliffs singled out for praise

West Cliffs singled out for praise

Sep 6th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has been singled out for special praise by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) after becoming a GEO Certified® Development - and the first course in Europe to complete its OnCourse Developments programme.

Galvin Green raises the golf clothing bar

Galvin Green raises the golf clothing bar

Aug 29th, 2017

Galvin Green has set out to redefine high–performance clothing for serious golfers with even more lightweight fabrics and contemporary designs in its 2017 Part Two range now available from stockists.

Big Max tackles tough tracks with Terrain

Big Max tackles tough tracks with Terrain

Jul 27th, 2017

BIG MAX is adding to its award winning range with the launch of a new electric model – Terrain. The three wheel trolley is designed to give you complete control on even the toughest tracks, making life on course that little bit easier and leaving you free to concentrate on your game.

£500,000.00 Rolex Raid at Gleneagles

£500,000.00 Rolex Raid at Gleneagles

Jul 8th, 2017

June 27th. Gleneagles is going about its business, when at 11am, armed robbers burst in, threatened staff and stole £500,000 worth of Rolex watches.

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

May 23rd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has already blazed a trail on the European Tour this season and TRENDYGOLF has selected Nike's joggers for him to stay ahead of his fashion rivals at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship.

 Verdura Resort praised by Tour stars

Verdura Resort praised by Tour stars

May 22nd, 2017

Stars from the European Tour have united in their praise for Sicily’s Verdura Resort, hailing it as one of the best and most spectacular tournament venues in the world, and we would have to agree!

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

Apr 13th, 2017

La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.

Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Jan 8th, 2017

The official trailer for Tommy’s Honour, a feature film directed by Jason Connery based on the book by Kevin Cook, was released this week. It's the story of Old & Young Tom Morris. 

Beef meets Aaron Ramsey in 'dream night' at Emirates

Beef meets Aaron Ramsey in 'dream night' at Emirates

Oct 20th, 2016

Beef loves the Arsenal. And last night he had the dream scenario: A thumping win in the Champions League and a seat in Aaron Ramsey's corporate box. Early indications are that the condition of the buffet and bar staff is 'stable' this morning...

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Oct 9th, 2016

Jeff Ritter calls it the "Pre-Shot Primer!" We call it driver dynamite! The Sultan of Swing gives you this great tip help you reach golf's holy grail, hitting the ball longer and staighter off the tee!

Charity event raises record UK amount

Charity event raises record UK amount

Oct 4th, 2016

A golf day at Stoke Park Country Club has raised over £140,000 for charity, which is thought to be the highest amount ever raised in one day at a UK golf club.

Golf club saved from HS2 railway

Golf club saved from HS2 railway

Sep 22nd, 2016

A 130-year-old golf course in Lichfield has been saved from closure by a plan that will offset the routing of the HS2 railway through the middle of the golf course.

Sam Torrance helps Pro Am raise £140,000

Sam Torrance helps Pro Am raise £140,000

Aug 8th, 2016

Sam Torrance was the day's host as one of the UK's biggest pro-am golf tournaments raised a staggering £141,000 for charity at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel.

Warne and Botham in unique charity fundraiser

Warne and Botham in unique charity fundraiser

Jul 21st, 2016

Sir Ian Botham and Shane Warne will be completing a round of golf with a difference this Thursday. The Golf Challenge 2016 will see a round of golf played - with each hole in a different first-class cricketing county.

Danny Lee’s Greenbrier fundraiser

Danny Lee’s Greenbrier fundraiser

Jul 11th, 2016

Kiwi Danny Lee Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title last week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s been fund raising for the flood victims. Here's how he got on.

Danny Lee fund raises for Greenbrier victims

Danny Lee fund raises for Greenbrier victims

Jul 9th, 2016

Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title this week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s fund raising for the flood victims.

Ram Raid on Golf Shop

Ram Raid on Golf Shop

Jun 11th, 2016

"Callous" burglars used two vehicles to smash their way into a golf shop in Addlestone, Surrey, in a bold bid to steal a cash machine.

South Devon golf trail launched

South Devon golf trail launched

May 7th, 2016

There’s nothing we like more than a good road trip with the wrenches. And now four top Devon courses have got their act together to create the South Devon golf trail. We’re ready!

Landmark ruling for brain damaged Golfer

Landmark ruling for brain damaged Golfer

May 6th, 2016

A golfer who sued his golf club after suffering brain damage when being hit on the head by a stray ball has lost his case in a landmark ruling. The judge said his club could not have foreseen or prevented the incident. 

Ram raid on scottish golf club

Ram raid on scottish golf club

Apr 2nd, 2016

That's all you need isn't it. You've polished the Callaways, re-stacked the ProVs and left the place clean and tidy for the following morning. You lock up and head off for a well earned pint. All is good in the world. Then you get a phone call at midnight: "We've been robbed".

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Dec 9th, 2015

Donald Trump has been up to his hair-raising antics yet again, with his latest outburst against Muslims: “We need a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States while we figure out what the hell is going on, We are out of control.” 

RAISE £1M TO FINISH A FILM?

RAISE £1M TO FINISH A FILM?

Aug 18th, 2015

John Richardson was a typical weekend golfer who enjoyed the game but couldn't break one hundred. But he differed from the average 24-handicapper in one crucial way. He was determined to break par within a year at the local golf course. 

European Tour needs the Ryder Cup played

European Tour needs the Ryder Cup played

Apr 29th, 2020

Players such as Rory McIlroy may believe that a Ryder Cup without fans is not a Ryder Cup and so should be postponed but the truth is Europe cannot afford to postpone the event if the knock-on effect is the pushing back of the 2022 match.

Ryder Cup still on

Ryder Cup still on

Mar 19th, 2020

Europe's Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington has scotched the stories of this September's event being moved back a year to 2021 saying that the reports were "made-up stuff". Social media had been awash with suggestions that the match which is due to take place from 25th to 27th September at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin was to be a further casualty of Coronavirus.

World Golf Hall of Fame lists finalists

World Golf Hall of Fame lists finalists

Mar 4th, 2020

As previously reported, the Golf Hall of Fame recently amended the qualification criteria moving the minimum age for both male and females to 45 from 50. So, it was hardly a ‘dropped my bacon sandwich’ moment when we learned that Tiger was on the list of finalists.