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May 26th, 2018
Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has signed up as the first of a series of new ambassadors for the Golf Foundation to help promote this charity’s ‘Golf for All’ philosophy, which encourages young people of all abilities to enjoy all the benefits of golf.
Jan 15th, 2020
We wondered why GolfPunk favourite Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston posted a video on Instagram about his love for cats. We know he is a big softy but now all has become clear. Beef announced ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship that he is joining the PUMA gang.
Oct 26th, 2018
After 125,000,000 steps and 16,000 rounds, the 2018 FJ Walk of Champions concluded at the Home of Golf in October, with the event’s Grand Final.
Aug 18th, 2018
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston striped off his trousers at the Nordea Masters on Friday in a bid to save par.
Mar 11th, 2018
Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston came so close to making a return to the winners circle, but a birdie from fellow Englishman Matt Wallace on the first playoff hole put paid to that.
Feb 26th, 2018
The Walker Cup is returning to the Old Course at St Andrews in 2023 for the first time in almost fifty years.
Feb 13th, 2018
St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.
Dec 28th, 2017
Andrew Beef Johnson was interviewed before the Arsenal v Liverpool game at the Emirates, and has this golfing advice to gve to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain.
Oct 21st, 2017
An £850,000 tax fraudster has boasted of enjoying trips to top golf courses just months after she was jailed for almost four years, including a round at St Andrews!
Jul 23rd, 2017
A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.
Oct 8th, 2016
Tyrrell Hatton equalled the Old Course record with a brilliant 62 at St Andrews to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Aug 3rd, 2016
The UK branch of the animal rights organization PETA (People for the ethical treatment of animals) have written an open letter to Andrew ‘‘Beef” Johnston yesterday, asking him to become a vegan and change his nickname from “Beef” to “Tofu.”
May 16th, 2016
A company called the Fusion Group has acquired St Andrews pub 1 Golf Place and will rename it The Golf Inn.
Feb 3rd, 2016
We were there last year as Tom Watson came down the 18th in the fast fading light. Huge crowds were both following him, and waiting for him at the green. We were going to witness Tom’s last moment s at St Andrews ……or were we?
Jul 13th, 2015
520 miles, 10 and a half hours, one bust up with the KFC staff at Keele services and a mildly annoyed Audi A4. But we're here. St Andrews. The 144th Open Champinship. The Rule Pub Diner. The GolfPunk clubhouse in association with Under Armour. And loads of other things and that.
Sep 10th, 2018
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston had a go in a horn blowing competition during last week’s European Masters in Switzerland.
Jul 29th, 2018
Miguel Angel Jimenez has won the Senior British Open, beating defending champion Bernhard Langer by a single shot.
Feb 9th, 2018
Ice Ice Baby: When she’s not blazing it up on the ice winning World Championships and getting us all hooked on curling at the Winter Olympics, Eve Muirhead will be out on the golf course, playing off two and owning the course record at her home club.
Nov 19th, 2017
It was not Beef’s week at the RSM Classic on the PGA Tour, as he managed to 'lose' two clubs en route to missing the cut. Here's what occurred .
Jul 6th, 2016
It is understood that Prince Andrew used a taxpayer-funded helicopter to fly Jim Yong Kim to the Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club at Deal on the Kent coast where he is official patron.
Jun 27th, 2016
Andrew "Beef" Johnston was among four players who qualified on Sunday via their Race to Dubai standings.
Jun 17th, 2016
28-year-old Andrew Landry has finished his amazing opening round at the US Open, and entered the record books. Here's why.
Jan 20th, 2020
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
Nov 14th, 2019
Everyone loves Beef Johnson, what’s not to like? He is a lovely chap and is nice to everyone both on and off the course and boy can he play golf. That’s why it was sad to see Beef’s loss of form and subsequently learn that this great bloke from London was struggling mentally. In this, Men’s Mental Health Month, we really enjoyed watching the video of Beef and Tubes, the Soccer AM presenter, playing a few holes and chatting about mental health and other stuff.
Sep 30th, 2019
Victor Perez became the first French winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship after one of the most exciting finishes in the history of the event, winning by one shot from England’s Matthew Southgate at St Andrews. Whilst, at the same time, Rory McIlroy, finishing tied for 26th place complains to the BBC that the European Tour is too easy.
Sep 29th, 2019
England’s Matthew Southgate and Victor Perez of France take a two shot lead into the final round at the Old Course, St Andrews in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Perez shot his second 64 of the week at Kingsbarns Golf Links to move to twenty under and was joined at the top of the leaderboard by Southgate who birdied his final hole at St Andrews to card a 65.
Jul 20th, 2019
As we sit and watch the various trials and tribulations of the players at the 148th Open, something pops up and immediately the whole team at GolfPunk are in total agreement, an event which I can assure you is as rare as rocking horse poop. The chance to own a luxury residence at the Hamilton Grand one of the most iconic buildings located virtually on top of the 18th hole of the Old Course at St. Andrews and in time for the 150th Open in 2021. The very definition of lovely stuff!
Mar 1st, 2019
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’.
Sep 7th, 2018
JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?
Oct 16th, 2017
GolfPunk has launched its very own beer brand - GolfPunk Gold - in a new partnership with the St Andrews Brewing Company.
Oct 14th, 2017
It's Beef versus Boo in Arby's Hula Hoop Challenge. But who has the hips to win it?
Oct 8th, 2017
Tyrrell Hatton was in cruise control today as he won the Alfred Dunhill Links by three shots. But the big story of the day was Ross Fisher’s superb charge with a new course record 61.
Oct 6th, 2017
It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.
Oct 4th, 2017
Here are the full Alfred Dunhill Links Championship round one tee times for all three participting courses.
Sep 26th, 2017
It's a bad day up north, as Beef has to pull out of the British Masters...
Jul 22nd, 2017
We had a battalion of Beefalikes at the GolfPunk Clubhouse for the week, who'd won a competition with Beef's beefy sponsors Arby's!
Jul 18th, 2017
The R&A. What's all that about then? Keith McLaren looks at this oldest of golfing institutions.
Jun 3rd, 2017
Arby’s are turning up the heat on their links with golf, as they are about to become the PGA Tour’s first ever restaurant sponsor. And there's free food for golfers into the bargain.
May 29th, 2017
Former President Obama Barak has been taking his retirement from the White House seriously, with a bucket list trip to the Old Course at St. Andrews.
May 24th, 2017
University of New Mexico’s Athletic Director Paul Krebs financed a trip to St Andrews for him and his pals out of the universities funds, and got away with it!
Apr 26th, 2017
The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world–class courses.
Apr 20th, 2017
The economic value of golf tourism and events to Scotland has increased to £286 million per year following a bumper decade in Scotland.
Apr 19th, 2017
Golf's two main governing bodies have announced they are planning to introduce a new single World Handicap System for club golfers.
Mar 27th, 2017
D.A. Points shot a six–under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open, but he didn't make it easy for himself. And it was not to be for 'Beef' who was in contention, but finished T10.
Mar 16th, 2017
They call him "The Club Whisperer". If there's an antique golf club in the vicinity, Will Roberto will find it. Here's a fascinating insight into how Will built his amazing collection, which is now about to be to auctioned.
Mar 13th, 2017
Beef was not playing at the Valspar last week, so he had time to do some pre–round interviews for Sky Sports. But not everything went quite to plan when he interviewed Henrik Stenson.
Mar 9th, 2017
VisitScotland has launched an online poll to find the nation’s favourite golf holes from almost 600 courses across Scotland.
Feb 28th, 2017
Musselburgh Links, regarded by many as the world’s oldest golf course for continuous play, is the subject of a bid that could result in £10 million being invested in it.
Feb 21st, 2017
Valderrama has interviewed everyone from Ian Poulter to Tony Jacklin. The pros love him. Some, including Paul Casey, will only be interviewed by Valdy when GolfPunk comes to town. But there was one dude Valdy really wanted to meet: "Get me Beef!" he said to us. So we did.
Feb 11th, 2017
It's time for the Golf Oscars as the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards take place at The Belfry.
Feb 1st, 2017
Our undercover Kilted Caddie has somehow managed to get his name on the board at St Andrews, but he’s very aware of the dangers of being blackballed.
Jan 25th, 2017
Why golf is empowering women, both on and off the course.
Jan 11th, 2017
The Dunvegan Hotel, one of the most iconic 19th holes in golf, has been sold to a consortium of golfing fans from Canada and the USA.
Jan 5th, 2017
We hate it when we miss a good story that is literally right under our noses. But we failed to report properly on Beef's interview on Radio 4 on Tuesday when he revealed why he had grown his beard.
Jan 3rd, 2017
Golfers have celebrated the youngest winner of The Open Championship by playing a round in traditional attire.
Dec 23rd, 2016
A street in Fife which leads to the first tee of the Old Course at St Andrews has been named the most expensive in Scotland.
Dec 21st, 2016
The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has unveiled refurbishment plans that will see the Five Red Star Resort in St Andrews undertake a total bedroom upgrade and spa extension complete with a new lap pool and extensive gym.
Dec 20th, 2016
Beef has been out in Jamaica, visiting the relatives. We are big fans of Jamaica, as our Brig was stationed there working on Red Stripe. And there's some great golf out there as well.
Dec 17th, 2016
The Old Course Hotel may be in a totally iconic position, but that position does come with a cost.
Nov 10th, 2016
Beef and Nicki Colsearts have been on the pinball table. And we have to say that Nicki C sure plays a mean pinball.
Nov 9th, 2016
A 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett.
Oct 23rd, 2016
The World Number 54 is in contention at St Andrews. Andy kindly popped in to see us at the GolfPunk Clubhouse so, naturally, we asked him if he can lend us a fiver...
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...
Oct 17th, 2016
The fall in sterling is tempting American golf tourists to flock to some of UK and Ireland's top resorts, according to Golfbreaks.com.
Oct 16th, 2016
Beef met his match this week when he got interviewed by the infamous Billy The Kid.
Oct 15th, 2016
Beef is caturing the imagination of kids and adults all over the world. Here's a four–year old American boy who has been inspired by Beef for his Halloween costume. We're loving it!
Sep 22nd, 2016
Beef and Arby’s got together in July, and now the first ads are ready for broadcast. Check them out here. They're hilarious.
Sep 19th, 2016
'Beef' earned his PGA Tour card on Sunday, shooting a three under par 68 at the Web.com Tour Boise Open to finish in fourth place and take his prize.
Sep 18th, 2016
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is still in the hunt for his PGA Tour card, despite dropping to fourth at the Albertsons Boise Open.
Sep 17th, 2016
Beef made a late bogey but still carded an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the 36-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open, the second of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.
Sep 8th, 2016
They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!
Sep 8th, 2016
Beef wants to go on a lads' holiday. It's just that the lads happen to be Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth, Smylie Kaufman, and Justin Thomas. #SB2K17 baby!!!
Sep 5th, 2016
Beef will tee it up in the four-event series, starting at the DAP Championship in Ohio on 8-11 September, in an attempt to secure his PGA tour card.
Sep 1st, 2016
Beef won himself a host of new fans at last weekend’s London Golf Show at Bluewater – not only among the general public, but also within the golf industry.
Aug 30th, 2016
Beef enjoyed a return to his professional roots by supporting the Jamega Pro Golf Tour event at Enfield, North London on August 21.
Aug 25th, 2016
Part 2 of Valdy's interview with Beef, in which Beef sings a sweary grime song and Valdy gets upset... Plus Tarby, Arbys and the Jamega Tour...
Aug 18th, 2016
David Leadbetter has not being pulling his punches, as he branded the stay-at-homers ‘a pack of spoiled athletes.’
Aug 16th, 2016
Londoner Andrew ‘Beef' Johnston is the guest of honour on the opening day of the London Golf Show, which takes place at Glow, Bluewater, in Kent, from August 26-28, 2016.
Aug 16th, 2016
Beef's being giving a golf lesson in a London pub. Check it out here.
Aug 11th, 2016
Seven men have been jailed for a total of 47 years for planning a raid on the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews.
Aug 7th, 2016
Beef is part of a long tradition of terrible golf tattoos, check out some absolute howlers here...
Aug 6th, 2016
Beef has been tweeting in support of Hounslow Heath Golf Centre being closed by the council in September, a course he played when growing up.
Aug 2nd, 2016
Back in the day, Eddie Peperrell and Beef were on the same England amateur team. They hung out and went through quite a bit together. Here Eddie offers a rare insight into their world back then...
Jul 28th, 2016
Beef's got his own song!!! How many golfers can say that...
Jul 28th, 2016
The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two organisations which are both based in St Andrews.
Jul 22nd, 2016
Andew 'Beef' Johnston gives us the MTV Cribs style tour of his modest abode
Jul 17th, 2016
We’ve been loving the adventures of Beef this weekend. Overnight he has become a modern folk hero. Check out his 58-degree wedge – it’s 100% beef.
Jul 14th, 2016
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.
Jun 19th, 2016
Shane Lowry leads the US Open by 4 shots going into the final days play at Oakmont.
Jun 14th, 2016
The owners of the iconic Dunvegan Hotel in St Andrews have announced through social media that they are to sell the hotel.
May 31st, 2016
We love Andrew Johnston, now we'll get to see what America thinks of him as he has qualified for the US Open at Oakmont.
May 16th, 2016
It's a fine art, lining up putts for complete berks like us. But someone's got to do it and the Secret Caddie is here to tell us about the trials and tribulations of a resort caddie.
May 9th, 2016
Keith McLaren is the Kilted Caddie. He's been caddying in St Andrews since 2014. Here he tells us all about the art of caddying.
Feb 23rd, 2016
A rare putter created by KRONOS Golf founder Phillip Lapuz has gone on display at the British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Feb 5th, 2016
“Whisky is liquid sunshine.”
– George Bernard Shaw
Jan 18th, 2016
Research out today has revealed that The Open Championship gave Scotland a £140million economic boost last year, a record amount for a golfing tournament in the UK.
Dec 6th, 2015
Who let the Leish off, as Aussie Marc Leishman won his first European Tour title by six-shot at the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, South Africa.
Oct 26th, 2015
Direct Golf has been taken over by Sports Direct after a fiercely fought battle for control of the business between Direct Golf's John Andrew and Sports Direct's Mike Ashley.
Oct 8th, 2015
John Andrew, the chairman of the UK’s second biggest golf retailer, Direct Golf UK has reportedly filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators in his fight to retain control of the company with Sports Direct owning billionaire, Mike Ashley.