Sep 7th, 2015
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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.
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...
TNT is the new nickname for the three Belgian Bombers who are all teeing it up this week in Dubai at the Desert Classic.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 really was Kaboom Town Central as Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf, valiantly holding off Mexico and hosts Australia in Melbourne.
Three golfers. An iconic ocean liner. One unique challenge.
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?
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.
Justin Rose has just become World No1. But can you name the other four British golfers to have achieved the same status?
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.
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.
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.
Golfers have chosen the best golf clubs in Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
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.
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.
Here's a great infographic from our friends over at Glencor Golf. It's the ultimate bucket list for UK golfers.
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.
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.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
Ever dreamed of having a one-on-one lesson with a golf legend? How would Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter or Lee Westwood work for you? Expert tuition, unparalleled knowledge and priceless experience imparted in person to you by some of the world's best. What a treat...
A riveting speech from the 2018 European Ryder Cup Captain stirred the blood and entranced golfers at the conclusion of the Thomas Bjørn Trophy, held at The Shire London on Monday 9th October 2017.
Thomas Pieters is set host a new European Tour event called the Belgian Knockout at Rinkven International Golf Club next year.
Here’s an interesting first. A European country has reported that more women were members of its golf clubs than men in 2016.
Three lucky golfers are set to go head–to–head in pursuit of Million Dollar Hole In One’s $1million in the stunning mountain setting of the Golf & Spa Grand Tirolia Kitzbühel, Austria next week.
Golfers have really connected with the world’s first Smart Cart as sales of the new S5 CONNECT electric trolley have exceeded expectations according to Motocaddy.
Almost 1000 club golfers across the south east of England will begin their quest to win a fabulous golf holiday in the Costa Brava.
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.
Golfers have switched on to the idea of a free GPS app from trolley brand Motocaddy, with more than 13,000 downloads being made in April alone.
A new indoor golf centre in the City of London has proved such a huge hit with keen golfers that a second site is planned to open in the capital later this year.
Four golfers from America and their pilot have died after a plane crashed into a shopping centre in Australia.
The world’s top-–ten ranked female golfers will be heading to Singapore to compete in the 10th edition of the HSBC Women’s Champions which will be staged on the New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club, from 2–5 March this year.
Golfers have celebrated the youngest winner of The Open Championship by playing a round in traditional attire.
312 players from 26 different countries have been battling it out in Malaysia in the Kids Golf World Championship.
A new survey on golf clubs in university towns and cities has found the majority do not offer incentives for students. Another missed trick!
European Tour caddy Steve Brotherhood is offering amateur golfers the kind of advice he gives Tour star David Howell after 12 years of carrying a bag on the world’s top courses.
England international Harry Goddard retained his composure to stroll to his first Telegraph BMW Junior Championship boys' title at Portugal’s Quinta do Lago resort, and Paul McGinley was on hand to present the honours.
Pyecombe Golf Club’s Matt Harper and Andy Barnes were crowned Champions of the Daily Mail sponsored National Foursomes Knockout competition, regarded as the greatest amateur golfing event in the world with more than 190,000 players competing in their Club qualifying rounds. The event has been running since 1986.
Things are getting nasty in a court case of home owner versus Golf Club in Pennsylvania...
For no reason other than we just thought it would be amusing, we bring you the Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants. If they wanted to, that is.
The fall in sterling is tempting American golf tourists to flock to some of UK and Ireland's top resorts, according to Golfbreaks.com.
Research by a golf equipment superstore into what people talk about most when leaving a negative TripAdvisor review for a golf club has found that two areas stand out, and they might come as a bit of a surprise.
England Golf believes Justin Rose’s spectacular gold medal at the Rio Olympics will inspire people in the UK to try golf for the first time.
Here's how the golf world has reacted to England's humiliating defeat against Iceland last night. We're still hidding under the duvet.
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. With that in mind... Rory McIlroy is Mumford & Sons ok? Read on to find out who got the other short straws!
I’m not going to lie, I’m clutching at straws a little bit with this one, but bare with me. I know the pubs and clubs of Sheffield are hardly anything to compare with the golf courses of Pedrena, North Spain, but these two both have more in common than you may think...
Well he’s been at it again, sat between a pile of his dad’s old records, and a loadof his old GolfPunk magazines he’s put together the top 10 of all top 10’s, and promised us it’s not just a list of his favourite bands. Over to you, George...
He’s at it again, that Gorgeous George, sat between a pile of his dad’s old 78s, and a load of his old GolfPunk magazines. George has put together the top 10 of all top 10’s, and promised us it’s not just a list of his favourite bands. Plus a badly photoshopped picture to prove the point!
George has been at it again: Sat between a pile of his dad’s old records, and a load of his old GolfPunk magazines he’s put together the top 10 of all top 10’s, and promised us it’s not just a list of his favourite bands. So, who have we got here?
Maybe we've just got too much time on our hands. Maybe we've gone mad, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think. So, if golfers were bands, who would they be?
Businessman Jeremy Ord from South Africa's had an outrageous slice of luck when playing the short 13th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Links. Ord was playing alongside professional Branden Grace in the team event in Scotland when he came close to a hole-in-one following a number of lucky breaks.
We get a loads of stuff sent to us at GP Towers and a much of it doesn’t really get us going. One area sure to unite the team are any efforts to bring in young’uns into our beloved sport and on Sunday 14th (this weekend) Crown Golf have a beauty as over 100 juniors can walk away with a year’s free membership!
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend. Patrick Cantlay taking the memorial and more...
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot... and today is her birthday!!!
Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years. And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.
It's a Paige Special!!!! New pics, vids and stuff...
Meet us at Putney Bridge, Franny, we said. And bring your Lambretta...
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...
For the love of..., I mean..., this is getting ridicu.... JUST HIT IT YOU %£$&^%$*%%^%^%*^$$£!@@!%!!!!!!!!
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
He's renowned for bombing it off the tee but this time Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters has gone too far. Literally, he drove it past the fairway into his girlfriend!
Paddy Power has pulled one of their classic stunts, with the brunt of their joke the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.
Voting has now opened for members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to decide whether or not women members will be admitted.
Muirfield Golf Club has been told to "get out of the dark ages" when it decides whether or not to admit women members in the New Year.
Here comes another one! An ex-sportsman who falls in love with golf and becomes determined to make it on tour.
Rickie Fowler has sold his waterfront home in Jupiter, Florida, for the full asking price of $2.85 million.
Both England Golf and the Golf Union of Wales have issued statements saying their countries are now witnessing a surge in female golf participation.
This must be the ultimate house for a golf fanatic as it has an inside putting green, as well as a cinema and a pool table. And it is going on sale for $3.85million. Check it out here.
A very talented young golfer from Shropshire is heading to America this summer to compete against some of the world's best juniors. Jack Dirkin, who will be seven next month, is the reigning UK under-six champion. Get in there Jack!
One Direction’s Niall Horan will be pulling in the crowds when he returns for the BMW Championship Celebrity Pro-Am, which kicks off today. And here are the other supergroups for those of us who don't give a monkey's about One Direction.
Saturday Siren is... Melissa Noel, a golf obsessive from Cincinnati.
Nick Price has put his ocean front home on Jupiter Island up for sale and it’s yours for $21.9 million. Here’s what you get for all that moolah.
Rory McIlory’s former home in Northern Ireland has been put on the market for £2 million.
If only all newlywed wives would agree to golfing honeymoons...
Hole19 has launched Course Profiles, allowing its 800,000 golfers to discover new courses to play on and providing them with useful information by interfacing them directly with almost 40,000 golf courses worldwide.
A crafty fox was captured on Twitter in the process of trying to rob a golfer of his wallet. Here's the evidence.