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British Masters Final

British Masters Final

May 13th, 2019

As Matt Wallace thumped the green with his putter as another birdie putt slipped by the hole at the 18th he knew he had blown a chance to lift the British Masters crown. Step forward Marcus Kinhult, the world’s number 210th ranked player, to coolly hole his ten-foot birdie putt and complete Wallace’s nightmare.

British Masters 2019 - Day 3

British Masters 2019 - Day 3

May 12th, 2019

Matt Wallace of England retained his lead of the British Masters at a windy Hillside. However, he was looking over his shoulder as the tournament host, Tommy Fleetwood, closed to within three shots. Fleetwood, who at one point trailed Wallace by nine shots, played the last eight holes in five under to close the gap to just three.  

British Masters 2019

British Masters 2019

May 11th, 2019

Matt Wallace, saw a return to form to take a one shot lead into the weekend at the British Masters at Hillside. Wallace’s new approach to the game, including the hiring of fitness expert Dr Steve McGregor, appears to be paying dividends as he added a 67 to his opening 65.

British Masters Ones to Watch

British Masters Ones to Watch

May 7th, 2019

GolfPunk's resident tipster, Nick Fleming, picked 2nd place Joel Dahmen as an each way bet at Wells Fargo Championship at the weekend and sadly missed out on Jorge Campillo, who down as a winner, faded to finish third as Mikko Korhonen came through to see off France’s Benjamin Hebert at the first play-off hole.

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Oct 3rd, 2017

Anyone who was at the British Masters, or watched it on TV, will know what an excellent tournament it was. With the European Tour courting sponsorship dollars across Europe and beyond in order to maintain operations and expand, it seems that there has been less focus on holding events in the UK. 

Ian Poulter drops the f-bomb at British Masters

Ian Poulter drops the f-bomb at British Masters

Oct 1st, 2017

Ian Poulter could simply take no more. He hasn't won a tournament since the WGC-HSBC in 2012. Then he gets in contention here at The British Masters. Then he fans one off the tee at the par three 5th hole. During his swing a mobile phone allegedly went off. And so did Poults.

British Masters tee times and pairings

British Masters tee times and pairings

Sep 27th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for Day's One and Two of the British Masters at Close House, Newcastle, plus some of the supergroups to look out for.

Tommy Fleetwood to miss British Masters

Tommy Fleetwood to miss British Masters

Sep 26th, 2017

In another blow to tournament host Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood will miss this week's British Masters at Close House in Newcastle, because his partner and manager Clare, may give birth to their child.

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Rory McIlroy to play British Masters

Sep 18th, 2017

In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Sep 14th, 2017

Your Golf Travel have announced a new partnership with the British Masters. This will give YGT the opportunity to showcase its ‘Early Eagle’ offers to golf fans, with the company giving away free holidays to five of Lee Westwood’s favourite golfing destinations.

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Alex Noren confirms for British Masters

Aug 18th, 2017

World Number Eleven Alex Noren has confirmed that he will be defending his 2016 British Master next month, as he aims for a second victory on British soil this season.

Sergio Garcia to play British Masters

Sergio Garcia to play British Masters

Jul 26th, 2017

Sergio Garcia is "excited" to return a favour for his friend Lee Westwood and has commited to playing in September's British Masters at Close House Golf Club in Northumberland.

Close House to be British Masters Home

Close House to be British Masters Home

Oct 17th, 2016

According to a rogue tweet by Sky Sports Commentator Ewen Murray, Close House will host the 2017 British Masters, with Lee Westwood as host. 

Alex Noren wins the British Masters

Alex Noren wins the British Masters

Oct 16th, 2016

Alex Noren successfully defended his overnight lead, and managed to get over the line to win by two shots from Bernd Wiesberger.

Justin Rose to play British Masters

Justin Rose to play British Masters

Aug 24th, 2016

Olympic champion Justin Rose will make his first appearance on British soil since claiming an historic gold medal in Rio when he joins tournament host Luke Donald in the British Masters at The Grove, from October 13-16.

The Grove gears up for British Masters

The Grove gears up for British Masters

Jan 11th, 2016

The Grove has just begun a series of enhancements to its award-winning Kyle Phillips-designed golf course, in preparation for hosting The European Tour’s British Masters later this year.

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Oct 20th, 2015

After an incredibly successful return to the European Tour circuit this year it has been announced that Luke Donald will be the next famed English Golfer to host the British Masters and next year they are heading to the Grove in Hertfordshire.

British Masters Day Two

British Masters Day Two

Oct 10th, 2015

Soren Kjeldsen set the early clubhouse target in the British Masters today with Matthew Fitzpatrick still out on the course, but Fitzpatrick hung on to share the lead with a -2 under 69.

British Masters Day 1

British Masters Day 1

Oct 8th, 2015

Matt Fitzpatrick came through the pack to take the first-round lead at the British Masters at Woburn.

British Masters Day One

British Masters Day One

Oct 7th, 2015

Here are the pairings and tee times for Day One of the British Masters at Woburn. Enjoy. 

British Masters Preview

British Masters Preview

Oct 7th, 2015

Tomorrow marks the return of the British Masters at Woburn, after a seven-year lay off. Hosting is Ian Poulter, one of Woburn’s two Touring Pros alongside Charlie Hull. It’s good to see the event back, as there has been too little European Tour golf in the UK for too long. Here's our preview of the tournament.

The British Masters Is Back!!!

The British Masters Is Back!!!

Sep 26th, 2015

At last, a European Tour event in England!! And a really, really, good line up: The British Masters is hosted by Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and will see a star studded field take to the Woburn course on 8th October.

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Oct 30th, 2018

It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.

European Tour to resume

European Tour to resume

May 28th, 2020

It's the news we have all been waiting for this side of the pond. European Tour golf is to return with the first tournament in a six week 'UK Swing' kicking off with the Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood, which will take place between 22nd and 25th July – a week earlier than originally scheduled. Dates have also been announced for four Rolex Series events including the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open.

How a Mizuno SWING DNA session helped Eddie Pepperell

How a Mizuno SWING DNA session helped Eddie Pepperell

Oct 18th, 2018

Since signing for Team Mizuno, 27-year-old Eddie Pepperell’s career has gone from strength to strength, with February’s maiden European Tour win in Qatar followed by a wire-to-wire to victory in October at Walton Heath in the Sky Sports British Masters.

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Sep 20th, 2018

Titleist, an Official Partner of the European Tour, will welcome golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the Sky Sports British Masters as The Ultimate Fit returns to Walton Heath Golf Club. 

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

Sep 28th, 2017

There we were, quietly going about our business at the British Masters at Close House, when the UK's tallest man, Harlem Globe Trotter Paul Sturgess, walks onto the tee... 

No Beef this Sunday

No Beef this Sunday

Sep 26th, 2017

It's a bad day up north, as Beef has to pull out of the British Masters...

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

Sep 12th, 2017

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Aug 30th, 2017

Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.

Close House announce Junior Open

Close House announce Junior Open

Feb 25th, 2017

Close House, home to the 2017 British Masters, and resident tour pro Lee Westwood have announced that a Junior Masters will take place on the 26th September to celebrate the European Tour event at the club.

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

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. 

Persistence pays for Sergio fan

Persistence pays for Sergio fan

Jan 29th, 2017

One of Sergio Garcia’s Twitter followers has pulled off a rather strange coup. He's going to be caddying for him! 

Par 3 challenge at The Grove

Par 3 challenge at The Grove

Jul 23rd, 2016

The Grove has teamed up with Titleist and The European Tour, to create a unique birdie challenge as part of the build up to the 2016 British Masters supported by Sky Sports, which takes place from October 13-16.

Bridgestone Tyres Back UK Golf

Bridgestone Tyres Back UK Golf

Feb 8th, 2016

Bridgestone UK’s tyre division has extended its presence in golf with the sponsorship of three major tournaments in 2016, including the British Masters at The Grove.

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Oct 12th, 2015

Monday Morning Quick Livener: What Helped Our Gravy and Bunched Our Arse This Weekend...

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Oct 9th, 2015

John McLaren, Luke Donald’s caddie for the past six years, has “surprised” Donald by announcing that he is moving on.

Danny Willett's Cool

Danny Willett's Cool

Oct 7th, 2015

Danny Willett’s is currently number two in the Race to Dubai, and trails Rory McIlroy by $300,000. Here's his response to Rory's exemption.

Race To Dubai heating Up

Race To Dubai heating Up

Oct 5th, 2015

Just three more events for players to qualify... This week at the British Masters at Woburn, The Portugal Open and the Hong Kong Open. The Top 60 only will get in.

Coronavirus spectre looms over Masters

Coronavirus spectre looms over Masters

Mar 10th, 2020

Italy has just gone into lockdown and around the world sports events are starting to be impacted by the Coronavirus crisis. All golf events cancelled to date have been mainly in Asia but now Europe and the USA are beginning to take action to stem the spread of the virus. The Masters is only a month away, and the signs are not promising.

Pepperell's Masters chances take a dent

Pepperell's Masters chances take a dent

Mar 5th, 2020

A careless error on his card has dumped England's Eddie Pepperell out of the Qatar Masters at the Education City Golf Club in Doha. The 2018 champion had hoped to find that form of two years ago and force his way into the world's top 50 in time to qualify for The Masters.

BBC gives up The Masters

BBC gives up The Masters

Nov 20th, 2019

For the first time since 1955 there will be no live coverage of any golf on the BBC in 2020. The BBC has lost their rights to show any live coverage of the Augusta event which means that the UK pay TV Channel Sky is now the only place to watch live coverage of the majors. This is the end game for millions of golf fans who have seen the free to air coverage of their favourite sport fade and die in the hands of the BBC over the past decade.

The Great British Open Challenge

The Great British Open Challenge

Oct 16th, 2019

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!

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Aug 4th, 2019

She is only 20, has never played a major championship or even played outside Japan until this week and now Hinako Shibuno finds herself leading the Women’s British Open at Woburn. She takes a two-shot lead into the Sunday but there is plenty of talent queuing up behind her should she slip up on the final day.

Buhai goes clear at Women’s British Open

Buhai goes clear at Women’s British Open

Aug 3rd, 2019

It was all getting quite crowded at the top of the leaderboard on day two at the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn on Friday until the overnight leader, Ashleigh Buhai, who was out late in the day, suddenly put her foot on the accelerator to open up daylight between her and the field.

Hull leads British charge

Hull leads British charge

Aug 2nd, 2019

South African Ashleigh Buhai shot a seven-under-par opening 65 to lead the AIG Women’s British Open. However, home favourites Charlie Hull, Georgia Hall and Bronte Law gave the crowd something to cheer about on day one at Woburn Golf Club in Buckinghamshire.

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Jul 31st, 2019

Defending Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall is set to tee off at 12.16 on Thursday alongside Brooke Henderson of Canada and Japan’s Mamiko Higa and according to her she is “actually very excited. I don't feel any pressure. It’s really nice for me to be home because I've been in the US the whole year.”

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

Jul 11th, 2019

GolfPunk fave Georgia Hall (no less!!) and nine of the past ten Champions will compete at the Women’s British Open for a 40% larger prize fund of $4.5m (circa £3.6m at time of writing) in recognition of the importance of the Championship and women’s golf according to the R&A.

The British Golf Show 2019

The British Golf Show 2019

May 3rd, 2019

Its only two weeks until The British Golf Show which is the only free event for golfers this summer. Taking place at Wycombe Air Park, High Wycombe over the 17th and 18th of  May, the event boasts over 150 exhibitors and plenty of fun both inddors and outdoors.

The Masters - How They Finished

The Masters - How They Finished

Apr 16th, 2019

You have to go back a long time to remember a Masters when so many players, at some point, were arguably in contention to grab that fabled Green Jacket. We know who ultimately prevailed but what happened to other runners who came up short when the chips were down? Here is GP's rundown of the how the main contenders finished.  

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Apr 15th, 2019

As Tiger Woods holed the winning putt some time around 7.35pm on Sunday I was asked an awkward question: "Are you crying??", "Seriously, mate, are you crying?" "I've just something... sniff... in my eye, that's ... sniff... all..."

Day 3 Wrap from The Masters

Day 3 Wrap from The Masters

Apr 14th, 2019

Lilac was the colour of the day at The Masters as the leaders appeared to have coordinated their wardrobes to don shirts of the same hue. The three players that lead in to the final round chose the colour for their shirt with Tiger again modelling a very snazzy mock turtle neck number. Ian Poulter, always one to be different, went instead for a lilac pair of strides.

Day 2 Wrap from The Masters as Tiger roars once more

Day 2 Wrap from The Masters as Tiger roars once more

Apr 13th, 2019

We had everything on Friday at The Masters: A stellar leaderboard; birdies galore; storm threats; unbelievable recovery shots; a marshall slide-tackling Tiger Woods on the 14th hole (he still made birdie) and some truly comical moments starring Zach Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

GolfPunk's 2019 Masters Guide

GolfPunk's 2019 Masters Guide

Apr 12th, 2019

This is the moment we've all been waiting for. Who's playing with who? When are they off and did they remember to put the cat out before hastily legging it to Magnolia Lane? All you need to know right here: How to watch, best odds, course guide, winning score predictor, everything...

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

Apr 12th, 2019

 As the freshly blooming azaleas of Augusta National Golf Club mark the arrival of the northern spring, the golfing world’s attention turns towards Georgia, USA, for the first men’s Major of the year – the Masters Tournament, which has been supported by Rolex since 1999.     

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

Apr 12th, 2019

The Golf Scientist, Bryson DeChambeau, and one half of golf's Odd Couple, Brooks Koepka, lit up day one of the Masters with rounds of 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Phil Mickelson.

Peter Millar Looks for the 2019 Masters

Peter Millar Looks for the 2019 Masters

Apr 11th, 2019

The unofficial start to golf season is upon us and we are excited to see the azaleas, dogwoods and green grass again! Peter Millar will outfit five players for the 2019 Masters.

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Apr 10th, 2019

Remember when Europeans dominated the Masters? From 1980 to 2000, the tournament was won 11 times by European golfers. Since then, not so much, with only two winners in the last 18 years. It's worth noting, however, that those wins (Danny Willett and Sergio Garcia) make up two of the last three Masters. Maybe the transition of power at Augusta has already begun?

The Masters Top 10 Shots Ever

The Masters Top 10 Shots Ever

Apr 10th, 2019

There have been some amazing moments at The Masters over the years and some incredible shot-making. We celebrate the 10 best shots ever here...

The 10 worst shots from the 2018 Masters

The 10 worst shots from the 2018 Masters

Apr 10th, 2019

We love celebrating the truly great shots but nothing makes us mortal golfers feel better than seeing our heroes occasionally making berks of themselves. Especially at the Masters. In 2018... here are the worst offenders...

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Jan 4th, 2019

Patrick Reed has confirmed his plans for the Masters dinner he will be hosting, following his maiden Major victory at Augusta National last year.

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 12th, 2018

From holing a remarkable and somewhat historic ten-foot putt at the 2002 Ryder Cup, to captaining Europe to victory in the tournament in 2014, it is fair to say that iconic Irish golfer, Paul McGinley has made his mark on the sport. Now, the star who has won four times on the European Tour, is set to take part in this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters which takes place between 4–7 October at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.  

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 4th, 2018

1991 Masters winner, Ian ‘Woosie’ Woosnam OBE, will continue his 2018 Staysure Tour season as he is confirmed to return to Birmingham’s Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club between 4-7 October. Playing in the annual Farmfoods European Senior Masters, Woosie will join returning tournament host, Peter Baker. 

The 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

The 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

Aug 16th, 2018

The last round has been completed and the final ball has been putted. Marking the end of the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. In what was once again an incredibly successful week, Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire played host to the four-day event that saw Challenge Tour star, Steven Tiley crowned champion. 

Steven Tiley wins British Par 3 Championship

Steven Tiley wins British Par 3 Championship

Aug 9th, 2018

Steven Tiley has won this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship following a dramatic final day at Nailcote Hall. Tiley scored -6 on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory and the €50,000 prize that comes with it.   

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Aug 8th, 2018

Steve Staunton has won this year’s first Celeb-Am at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Staunton put in a stunning performance on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory with a score of +1 (35). He fought off competition from the likes of ex-Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore and former Strictly judge Len Goodman. 

 From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

Jul 5th, 2018

They’re twins perhaps best known for being stars of one of the biggest film franchise of all time, Harry Potter, but James and Oliver Phelps have also become regular faces at golf courses across the country. This year, they will be returning to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.