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.
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.
With new driver releases from golf’s biggest names boasting length, forgiveness and the latest technology, it can be a minefield working out where to spend your hard-earned cash.
American Golf has been rescued from administration by private equity investor Endless, in a move that will save 112 stores and protect 900 jobs, but 20 stores are due to close.
American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.
American Golf and Callaway welcomed Europe’s strongest Long Drive field to Chester Racecourse on Thursday to do battle for the 2018 American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championships.
With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .
The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship is back for its fourth year with a brand-new sponsor – Callaway!
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £20,000, raised by its customers over the festive period.
According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.
American Golf has confirmed that its 2017 Championship TV programmes will be airing during prime time on the new Sky Sports Golf channel.
Four time Ryder Cup venue the Belfry was the location for the conclusion of 3 days of golf finals this weekend. Eight new American Golf Champions were crowned across the finals event with six now progressing to the Heritage Resorts Tournament of Champions in Mauritius.
American Golf has celebrated the ‘Best of British’ with its inaugural Golf Awards held at the Belfry on Thursday night. And the winners are......
The fourth annual American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING came to its climax yesterday as the regional winners headed to Gainsborough Golf Club to compete for the coveted championship titles.
As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.
American Golf is inviting golfers across the UK & Ireland to enter its biggest ever competition and be in with a chance of scooping 1 Million Dollars.
American Golf has announced that the winners of this year’s American Golf Grand Finals at the Belfry will qualify for its first ever Tournament of Champions at the incredible Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort in Mauritius.
American Golf has announced the line up for its first free golf show of the year, which will be staged at the ExCel in London from Friday April 7th.
American Golf has announce the signing of its first Tour player sponsorship with Ladies European Tour rookie, Elizabeth Mallett.
American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.
American Golf has announced Ian Hendry and Martin Leo as its first ever Seniors Champions.
Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and David Lloyd go head-to-head in a series of golf challenges at American Golf. Find out which star posts a 313yd drive, who can get nearest the pin and who can hold their nerve on the green.
Friday night saw an incredible display of power hitting as Lucas Dornan became the American Golf Long Drive Champion, winning a hamper of products from Garmin and a place in the World Long Drive Championship.
Junior golfers have been battling it out this summer for a place in the third American Golf Junior Championships, and they have announced a line up for the final that boasts some of the U.K. & Ireland’s best young golfers.
American Golf has opened a National Academy at High Legh Park Golf Club in Knutsford, Cheshire. Opened by Stoke City and Republic of Ireland footballer Shay Given, the Academy has a 9 and 18 hole course.
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.
American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017.
England rugby hero and World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers our friends at American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out how he got into golf, what is the best part of his game and who was the worst golfer in the England team.
England cricket heroes Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, alongside the "voice of cricket", David Lloyd answer American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out who has the best handicap, which is their favourite course and who's the worst golfer in the England dressing room.
The youngest son of African-American golf legend Charlie Sifford was sentenced to 30 months in prison Thursday for robbing his father's estate.
We're all for anything that bring's new people to the game we love, so here's hoping The Golf Show by American Golf will help encourage people to take up the game.
You might not have heard but it's Black Friday. Which means it's time to spend, spend, spend. We've trawled the internet to find you five of today's best offers.
In the latest instalment of American Golf’s Battle of the Brands challenge, TaylorMade M5 / M6 irons topped the charts with an average distance gain of 10.2 yards when pitted against the leading brands’ in the game by hundreds of American Golf customers.
Across a week at the start of February, 934 American Golf customers took on the Battle of the Brands Driver test and found the Callaway Epic Flash to produce the biggest distance increase, with an average improvement of 8.3 yards.
Tickets go on sale today across all American Golf stores for the charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation.
It wasn’t just the temperatures that were soaring this week as some of the longest drivers in the country sent their balls flying down the runway at RAF Honington.
The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.
Regional PGA Professional and American Golf Master Fitter Nick Rose was one of seven American Golf staff and customers to win the trip of a lifetime to TaylorMade H.Q. in Carlsbad last month. Nick takes us through what it’s like to be on the golfing trip of a lifetime.
As part of American Golf’s ongoing commitment to supporting its nominated charity, On Course Foundation, the company is getting into the Christmas spirit early this year by launching a raffle across its 121 stores in the UK & Ireland. Tickets will cost just £1 each with all proceeds going to the charity, which uses golf to help in the rehabilitation of wounded, sick and injured Servicemen and women.
As it is Black Friday we thought we'd have a little look see at what the best deals are on offer from the UK's leading golf retailer - American Golf. Here'w what we found.
Former soldier Rob Hansen was just six feet away from winning On Course Foundation (OCF) a whopping $1million after taking part in last week’s Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO), in partnership with American Golf.
Nine amateur golfers from across the UK are just one shot away from landing $1million after they qualified for the hole–in–one challenge final, run in partnership by Million Dollar Hole In One and American Golf.
Against the stunning setting of Heythrop Hall, the 2017 Final of the American Golf Long Drive Championship was a real crowd pleaser, with some incredible performances across the board.
With 400 yard bombs, Tour players and over 5000 entrants, The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championship is breaking all records
If you are in the Manchester area this weekend then why not head on down to Event City for the American Golf show. It's free and runs from Friday through to Sunday.
North East golfer Rebecca McGinley has secured an incredible third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after taking on the biggest hitters in the women’s game in Oklahoma, U.S.A.
A nationwide Ryder Cup golf survey* commissioned by Europe’s No 1 golf retailer, American Golf, has revealed that UK golf fans believe that Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez should be the next Team Europe captain for the Ryder Cup set to be staged in France in 2018.
37 of the U.K.’s biggest hitters are getting ready for the final of the American Golf Long Drive Championships on Friday August 19th at High Legh Golf Club, Cheshire.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship, which is in its second year, has been named as the only UK qualifying event for the World Long Drive Championships.
Etiquette - “The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group.” There were certain sporting maxims when we grew up. Football is a gentleman's game played by thugs, and rugby is a thug’s game played by gentlemen. Cricket and golf were games for protaganists who played with a significant side order of honour.
I’m probably going to get shot down in flames for this one, but I am going to put it out there, Mr Woods is a lucky golfer. It may be golfing blasphemy akin to suggesting the Beatles, excluding their early stuff, were not that good or suggesting that David Beckham was actually not all that brilliant.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced it will be offering free golf bag luggage on its flights to Abu Dhabi with immediate effect.
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.
Over to GP's ace golf betting tipster, The Golf Spiv, (AKA Nick Fleming):
No matter what game you play, gambling is always fun, especially when played with friends. Imagine mixing the game of golf and gambling over it.
Olympic record-holder (shooting an incredible 61 in Brazil 2016) Maria Verchenova brings us the latest in her award-winning series of fitness videos for GolfPunk. It's time to stop being a plank and get your core, arms and everything maximised to the extreme!
Great to deliver a winner again for GolfPunk readers; nervy stuff but Paul Casey held on to win at 26/1 at last week’s Valspar Championship!!
Guests can combine world-class golf with an array of luxury lifestyle facilities when booking a golfing break at Portugal’s Quinta do Lago resort this spring – with three-night, two-round hotel packages available from €338 per person including buggies.
GOLFBUDDY is introducing the latest generation of golf GPS devices this spring, as it launches the aim W10 GPS watch and the Voice 2 GPS.
The first four Professional Golfers’ Association, We Love Golf events for 2019, have been hailed as a huge success after 135 women and girls braved the wind and rain to take part in four golf taster events held across the Great Britain & Ireland.
We've all had a bad haircut or three over the years, but the pictorial evidence is probably buried deep down in some box of memories only to be opened when suitably drunk. The PGA Tour pros don't have it so lucky...
Great to see Rory McIlroy winning the Players Championship last week. Our selection Tommy Fleetwood led well into the final round but faded to finish 5th. Two televised events this week but the EuropeanTour event low key so we concentrate on the Valspar Championship on PGA tour.
The luxurious and picturesque Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentarioresort.com) has joined The PGA’s growing list of exceptional branded resorts as the ‘PGA National Italy’.
If you want t really REALLY good laugh, take a look at this brilliant compilaiton of golf fails from the 'cart jumping maniac' to the lake dancing bafoon!
Titleist is continuing its support of dedicated golfers across the UK & Ireland by rolling-out its Loyalty Rewarded promotion once again in 2019.
Whether you are cashing in $2 skins for Nassau team junk, two down presses or any other expensive or complicated golf game, playing golf is always a bit more interesting when there’s cash involved.
Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.
It's back. They say that golf's '5th major' is the hardest tournament to win. It has the best field of the entire year and it all kicks off today at Sawgrass. Here we have all the best tips to turn your pennies into pounds...
Women’s Golf Day will return for its fourth year on June 4th 2019 in what promises to be the largest single-day celebration of Women’s golf that the world has ever seen.
Online ticketing is now open for this year’s British Golf Show, which takes place May 17th-18th at Wycombe Air Park.
We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.
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.
British golf trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has delivered a fleet of 60 of its flagship X9 Follow machines to Taiwan’s most prestigious golf club.
The Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentarioresort.com), one of the most highly-regarded golf destinations in Tuscany, Italy, has opened a stylish new Club House in time for the 2019 golf season.
Following a series of high-profile events and after hosting some of the best players in the world from the PGA, European and Ladies Tours, Abu Dhabi is now looking forward to welcoming golfers from around the world for one of the best seasons yet in the Middle East region.
Unlimited golf in an idyllic setting is the mouth-watering prospect that awaits golfers taking up Verdura Resort’s invitation to book a stay-and-play break at the exclusive Sicilian venue this spring.
Today Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) announced that Francesco Molinari, the reigning Open Champion and 2018 Race to Dubai winner, has joined its Tour Professional Staff.
The most major revision of the rules for more than 30 years came into effect two months ago. Nevertheless, a lot of golfers do not seem to know enough about the rules changes yet.
A video has gone viral of a fight between two golfers in the clubhouse at a Gauteng golf club, and the club has now issued a formal apology.
When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.
In tribute to Arnold Palmer, Rickie Fowler will once again head to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, with special plans to pay tribute to The King.
During 2018 saw the rise of all-inclusive golf holidays abroad, and GolfHolidaysDirect.com have listed the top all-inclusive golf holidays valid throughout 2019.
Wilson Golf has launched a D7 iron Challenge, inviting golfers from major markets in Europe to put their own 7-iron up against its new Wilson Staff model to see how much more distance they can gain.
The nominations for the 59club Service Excellence Awards have today been revealed, with some of the highest-profile and best-loved venues across the globe in the running for a golf industry sales and service excellence ‘Oscar’.
The premier indoor golf academy in South Wales now has an additional attraction – the Zen Green Stage.
If you are already thinking ahead to playing golf abroad in 2019, here is a great all-inclusive golf holiday offer from Golf Holidays Direct for three nights at the Salgados Palm Village Suites in Portugal, with three Championship courses to enjoy. Knock yourselves out!
Two events this week. It's the Oman Open and the Honda Open. Here's where the action is......
The altruistic Golf in Society initiative, which delivers person-centred golf sessions for people with chronic illnesses, is the first recipient of a financial award from the new charitable arm of the not-for-profit Golf Business International.
All visitors to this year’s inaugural British Golf Show will receive a free gift which can be redeemed at almost 100 golf clubs.
British golf trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has now added solar energy to its green credentials and flicked the switch on a £40,000 installation to make it more than self-sufficient in electricity.
Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March.
Every year, PUMA Golf come up with a better, comfier and better performng golf shoe. The 2019 IGNITE PROADAPT is no exception, delivering Tour-proven stability, unparalleled traction and extreme comfort, in a superior, sophisticated package, designed with the world’s finest performing (and best-dressed) golfers in mind.
Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have unveiled several exciting additions to their iconic ECCOBIOM® HYBRID 3 family, with the GORE-TEX waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer 2019 colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing.
Galvin Green, the leading premium performance golf apparel brand, has launched its most advanced collection of technical clothing for the start of the 2019 season, with a total of 368 ground-breaking garments and matching accessories.
Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish hotel and sporting estate, has today announced Hannah McCook, as a new Golf Ambassador, supporting the iconic Perthshire venue’s plans to inspire more young people, school children and women to take up the game.
Golf Pride® today announced it is expanding its popular TOUR SNSR™ putter grip family with the new Contour Pro. The Contour Pro putter grip offers the leading Tour-preferred, pistol-shape in two oversized models for unsurpassed feel and feedback.
An association of consultants working within the golf industry has responded to national media coverage of a report which criticised a city council for spending £2,400 on golf consultancy services.