Mar 22nd, 2019
Charley takes the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge and sudddenly it's all cats, dogs, bar fights, getting dumped and Oasis...
Charley takes the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge and sudddenly it's all cats, dogs, bar fights, getting dumped and Oasis...
Pat Perez has had a storming few weeks, winning the CIMB Classic in October and following it up with 5th place at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. He leads the FedEx Cup and is now ranked 18th in the world rankings. To celebrate Pat's sterling return to form he does the only sensible thing... he takes The GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge...
European Tour player Alvaro Quiros recently signed with Puma Golf, and we went and met up with him at Puma HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Rather than talk the big hitting Spaniard about that, or his golf, we thought we'd ask him what superpower he'd like. Because that's what we do.
Robert Rock answers a series of random and unnecessary questions, revealing how he beat Tiger Woods and why he's the only player on tour who doesn't wear a hat...
Greg Norman takes the GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge. Here's what Greg has to say for himself.
Rory took to Periscope today to answer a Q&A with the fans. He talks about getting a dodgy deal on a Ferrari from Ian Poulter, his favourite beer, and his love for Coldplay. Oh Rory, how could you.
Alvaro Quiros has beaten Zander Lombard in a play–off to mark a stunning return to form and win his seventh European Tour title at The Rocco Forte Open –Verdura, Sicily.
Sam comes face to face with his nemesis, daughter Phoebe, who gets pa to fess up about killing snakes and winning 400 majors in his dreams...
Andy Sullivan is on a roll. Three wins last season, up to 37th in the world, and now leading in Abu Dhabi. We caught up with him back at the Open to find out a little more about the man. And if he would lend us a fiver...
Forget the roses and chocs this Valentine’s Day what you need is a shiny new Stewart Golf trolley. Yes, slightly left field isn’t it but those lovely folk at Stewart have produced a shiny new video to support their Valentine’s offer.
We love a good 14 club challenge at GolfPunk. In an all European clash, Spain's Sergio Garcia took on Sweden's Henrik on the 170 yard par three 16th hole at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club ahead of last weeks Saudi International. As always it made for some amusing viewing.
In the final Hero Challenge of the year South African Erik van Rooyen defeated former Masters Champion Danny Willett. You know the Hero Challenge, it’s the one where 6 top pros compete at target golf, hitting to a floating green out in an expanse of water. The closer to the flag you are the more points you score, with the closest ring being 50 points the next 25, well you get the gist.
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.
Take one tour pro, 500 golf balls and a 165-yard par three hole. The challenge, to make a hole-in-one. The odds of an average golfer making an ace are roughly one in 100,000, while stats suggest a European Tour pro's chances are closer to one in 2,500. Step up Thomas Pieters.
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama will go head to head in a globally televised skins game, the first in a series of annual competitions staged by GOLFTV. "The Challenge: Japan Skins" will take place on the 21st October ahead of the PGA Tour's Zozo Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Chiba, Japan, and we will not be watching.
Take one bike, one set of clubs, 14 different Open venues and one complete nutter and you have the ‘The Great British Open Challenge’. London-based PGA professional, Luke Willett, he with a famous golfing namesake, is to pedal his way between all the Open venues playing 18 holes at each and cycling with his clubs on his back!
We love a good 14 club challenge at GolfPunk. We’re not very good at them but watching the pro’s go at it is always a scream, especially when they manage to hit the green with a putter or equally unsuitable club!
As we head into October there is a definite chill in the air and those hopes of an Indian Summer might be waning. With this in mind the stylish, but practical, folk at adidas have introduced their Frostguard Collection. A new layering collection for both men and women that was designed to help golfers extend their golf seasons during the colder months of the year.
The techies at Cleveland believe that the keys to success are control and feel which gives confidence in putting and their new Huntington Beach SOFT range does just that, so that we make more putts, "plain and simple!"
What happens when you pair one of the world’s biggest pop stars with the world’s number two golfer at a Pro-Am event? Well it’s no joke but what you actually get is a lesson in bunker play in the middle of the round, oh and a very near miss!
TaylorMade are on a roll, of that there can be little doubt and when the TP Patina Putter collection drops you can be sure it will cause more than a little stir. The marketing bumpf is all well and good, but well, just look at them.
The European tour has been pretty creative with its content of late, who can forget the ‘Content Committee’ or Eddie Pepperell’s prank on Matt Wallace. By far our favourite though are the ongoing 14 Club Challenges.
Over to GP's ace golf betting tipster, The Golf Spiv, (AKA Nick Fleming):
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.
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...
Johnson's 21st career victory is the second global win for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s ground-breaking Speed Injected Twist Face technology; with the victory, Johnson joins stablemate Tiger Woods as the only players to win a WGC event 3 times.
A unique event over in Australia this week: The first three rounds are stroke play but on Sunday the top 24 play knockout match play over 6 holes, with the top 8 getting a bye into second round of knockout. Over in USA we have the Genesis Open that boasts the best quality field so far this year!!!
It was announced just last week that Justin Rose had signed up as an ambassador for men’s clothing brand Bonobos. I have to be honest and admit that I’d never heard of Bonobos before, so I’ve been doing a little digging into the brand that will now be worn on and off the course by the current World No 1 golfer.
World #3 Dustin Johnson used his prodigious length off the tee combined with TaylorMade's new Speed Injected Twist Face™ technology to win the Saudi International by 2 shots from fellow Team TaylorMade athlete Haotong Li.
Justin Rose reinforced his status as the world’s leading golfer and saw his own Tour statistics rise in winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday with a majestic performance using HONMA TWorld 747 driver, irons and wedges for only the second time in competition.
"He's the number one player in the world, and he's showing why." That was Adam Scott taking about Justin Rose immedately after finishing second to the Englishman by two shots at Torrey Pines in the FarmersInsurance Open.
This week's golf betting tips from the legendary Nick Fleming. It's the Omega Desert Classic and the Farmers aka Flutter Central...
Justin Rose has reclaimed the world No. 1 spot, even though he did not play at the Tournament of Champions last week in Hawaii, which was won by Xander Schauffle.
Honma Golf Limited has announced that HONMA and Justin Rose have agreed to a multi-year partnership in which Justin Rose will lead HONMA’s worldwide tour presence.
Bettinardi Golf has signed Eddie Pepperell, who 20 months ago purchased a Studio Stock 8 putter from his local stockist in Thame, Oxfordshire.
GolfPunk selections at last week's Hong Kong Open finished 3rd Jason Schrivner 37/1, tied 6th Rafa Cabrera Bello 12/1 and Shubhanker Sharma 45/1. Three events this week....
According to its founder, the premium Bettinardi putter brand has been taken to a new level this year - thanks to a record collection of wins on the European, PGA, and LPGA Tours.
We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Adri Arnaus shot a final round 69 (-3) to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in rhe Unitied Arab Emirates and secure his gradutation to the European Tour for the 2019 season.
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
Putting Masterclass with GolfPunk's Sultan Of Swing: Top 100 Golf Instructor Jeff Ritter gives us the lowdown on how to get the perfect set up and execution for your putting stroke: It's birdie time!!
The 2019 range of premium hand-crafted Bettinardi putters has been designed and developed with the help of its high-profile Tour players, including Open Champion and Ryder Cup hero Francesco Molinari.
Unfortunately for golf fans, there are only four major championships each year and they all bundle into spring and summer. The 2018 US Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and US PGA are all in the books with Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, and Francesco Molinari emerging victorious – Koepka claiming the US Open and PGA Championship.
A jury has found Dustin Johnson’s former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, guilty of embezzling $26 million from his real estate company.
Bettinardi Golf, the specialist milled putter manufacturer based in Chicago, has enjoyed its best ever season with standout victories on both the PGA and European Tours.
A 4-week winning streak doesn't come easy. Nick Fleming studies the form, the course, previous year performers, the conditions, everything. If you fancy a flutter, you've come to the right place...
Bettinardi Golf has taken custom putter fitting to the next level as the form of brand ambassador and Ryder Cup record holder, Francesco Molinari has demonstrated over the past five months.
The woman believed to be at the centre of the apparent split between Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky is California socialite and golfer Yassie Safai
Dustin Johnson makes Twitter statement amid speculation about his and Paulina Gretzky's relationship.
This is a great story from the Action Network, on Paul Casey’s favourite betting story.
Dustin Johnson has done a vanishing act from fiancée Paulina Gretzky's Instagram page, giving rise to rumours that the couple have split.
Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.
Two main events this week the Nordea in Sweden which hasn’t attracted many top players so we concentrate on the Wyndham in USA !!!
Hot off his recent win at the 2018 WGC Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, Polo Ralph Lauren Golf have released the outfits which Justin Thomas will wear this week at the PGA Championships in Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO.
Dustin Johnson's 3rd win of the season is the19th of his PGA TOUR career and the 14th for TaylorMade's M3 & M4 Drivers in 2018.
Francesco Molinari withstood a final round challenge from playing partner Tiger Woods to win his first Major title at the 147th Open Championship with another world-class putting performance using his Bettinardi BBZero Tour putter.
The winds have hardly blustered at Carnoustie this week but Justin Rose still needed a last-gasp birdie yesterday to avoid being beached on the Angus coast. But today he has only gone and tied the course record at Carnoustie.
Francesco Molinari produced a masterclass on the greens with his latest Bettinardi putter, holing more than 120 feet of putts during the final round to win his maiden PGA Tour title with an eight-shot victory at the Quicken Loans National.
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?
The time is just about here for one of the most exciting Majors on the calendar, the U.S. Open. Here’s Jordan Spieth’s Under Armour scripting for his campaign.
Justin Rose won his ninth PGA Tour title with a comfortable three-shot victory at the Fort Worth Invitational.
Justin Rose has shot an impressive 66 to take a four shot lead into the final day at the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial.
We may be missing Justin Rose at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, and we know Justin really wanted to be there, but he's not letting any home sickmess get in his way, as he's the clubhouse leader at the Fort Worth Invitational.
Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson were teamed up at the Zurich Classic, and it was not long before all eyes were fixed on Justin Rose as he stripped off to play his call out alligator infested waters.
Justin Thomas was in touching distance of replacing Dustin Johnson as World No 1, but a resurgent Bubba Watson beat him 3&2 to progress into the final against Kevin Kisner.
World number one Dustin Johnson is out of the World Golf Championships with a game to play after a second straight defeat in Austin, Texas.
Here's one amazing putt. Skill or luck? You decide.
Damn that Bubba Watson chipping in and foiling our 1st place winnings... Anyway, back to this week. Here are this week's Fleming Golf Tips
Wilson Golf has signed an exciting crop of talented young golfers on the European Challenge Tour to play Wilson Staff woods, irons and wedges this season.
Hold on a minute, a golf tipster who just won the whole kitten kaboodle? And he's done it before? Crikey. We have to admit weren't on this last week but we have learned our lesson. If you'd followed Fleming Golf Tips for the Pheonix and Maybank you'd be considerably happier this week. He called both winners. Here are this week's predictions...
Justin Leonard, the 1997 Open Championship winner, recently put his Aspen, Colorado home on the market for a pretty $15.9 million.
Foresight Sports, market leader in golf launch monitors and simulation technology, has added a new putting dimension to its ground-breaking GCQuad launch monitor that now produces data for every club in the bag.
China’s new golfing superstar Haotong Li produced ‘putting perfection’ with his Bettinardi Custom Studio Stock 3 Tour Edition putter to win in Dubai last weekend and break a host of records.
FARMERS INSURANCE Bet before 15.00 GMT Thursday. Live on Sky Sports from Thursday 17.00 GMT. Weather is sunny and, again, competitors need power.
Fred Couples, one of the biggest star names in the game of golf, has signed to play Bettinardi premium putters exclusively on the PGA Champions Tour and in other events around the world this year.
Dustin Johnson may have got off to a flyer with his victory at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but here he just two weeks later losing to a teenager.
Dustin Johnson gave everyone a polite reminder as to why he is the World No one when he shot a seven-under 66 to take a two shot lead into the final day of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
We've been reviewing the best read articles of 2017 and when it came to instruction, this piece on Tiger's pre-game warm up routine floated a lot of boats. Enjoy it again here. As pre-round warm up routines go, it doesn't get any more thorough than this. Check out what he does, how often he does it, how he does it and you'll come to the same conclusion as us – this is how you win 14 majors...
Francesco Molinari is looking to boost his chances of making Europe’s Ryder Cup team for a third time by partnering with master putter designer Robert Bettinardi and Bettinardi Golf to play its new BB56 putter next year.
Justin Rose has won the Indonesian Masters by eight clear shots for his third victory in just seven weeks for is proving to be an excellent end and start to his season.
The course where Justin Rose first learned to play golf is set for closure, and the action group trying to save it is furious with the local council for not taking into account their views.
Justin Rose has been announced as the tournament host for the 2018 British Masters, and Walton Heath in Surrey will be the tournament venue, which will run from October 11-14.
Here are the tee times and pairings for Day 2 at the Heroes Challenge in Albany, the Bahamas. So who is Tiger Woods teeing up with?
Justin Rose and his wife will celebrate their wedding anniversary in a rather unusual way - she will caddy for him at next month’s the Indonesian Masters.
41 years old, numerous surgeries and a bunch of other crazy stuff we won't mention, yet Tiger Woods is threatening to defy the odds and actually prove to the world that he's still got it. And he intends to do something dramatic with it.
You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...
It's all happening at the Tour Championship in Dubai as Justin Rose attempts to reel Tommy Fleetwood in and take the number one spot come Sunday night.
Bettinardi Golf, the specialist milled putter manufacturer that has gained market share across Europe, is introducing five new putters for the 2018 season, including a brand new BB Series collection and a innovative iNOVAi 5.0 selection.
With back-to-back victories now under his belt, it looks like Justin Rose has a new ambition in mind –getting into the Hall of Fame.
The NedBank Challenge has already thrown up a Mongoose versus Cobra fight, and now it is Joost Luiten’s turn to encounter the wildlife at the Gary Player Country Club. But this time it is a crocodile. Play it where it lies?
The Rolex Series includes the NedBank Golf Challenge in its ranks and yet there are few noticeable absentees making this one anyone’s. Here's where the value lies this week.
To celebrate Rosey's back to back wins in 2017, we take a look back to a GolfPunk Classic. It's exactly 10 years ago, November 2007 and we've lured him to an abandoned runway...
Justin Rose and Nicolas Colsaerts served up a Sunday treat as they went head to head down the stretch, producing a birdie-fest which Rose concluded with a birdie at the 72nd hole.
There's no snugger place in the world than the clubhouse when you know you've posted a target after a stunning final day, and you're watching the overnight leaders fall apart all over the place. Enter Justin Rose...
Dustin Johnson has opened up a six-shot lead in the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, and is on the verge of making history.
Ian Baker-Finch was playing golf at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, and Tiger Woods was also out on the range. This is what he made of Tiger’s swing.
Justin Thomas continued his great run of form with another win at the CJ Cup in South Korea. But Marc Leishman pushed him all the way.