Dec 20th, 2018
23-year-old Bronte Law has broken a Ladies European Tour record by holing nine straight birdies in the Lalla Aicha Tour School event in Morocco.
23-year-old Bronte Law has broken a Ladies European Tour record by holing nine straight birdies in the Lalla Aicha Tour School event in Morocco.
Following the Ladies Scottish Open the first eight players have been confirmed for the 2019 European Solheim Cup team. This afternoon the Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew will break some hearts and delight others as she makes her four captain’s picks. But GolfPunk have it covered, so you can relax Catriona as these are the picks!
Well we nearly got the final line up right in that we predicted three of the four captain’s picks. European Captain Catriona Matthew went for France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen.
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.
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.
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.
What's floated our golf boat and upset us at day two of the AIG Women’s British Open. The GolfPunk team took to the fairways, well ok the path bits down the sides, to see what was good and bad on the Marquess course at Woburn Golf Club.
The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!
Mel Reid gets through to the final of the LPGA Tour School after a top ten finish in the second stage.
GolfPunk Hall of Shame inductee Sergio Garcia has been chucking clubs again. This time he has jettisoned all his Callaway clubs and replaced them with a selection of PINGs along with TaylorMade fairway woods. Garcia announced ahead of this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship that he has ended his two-year relationship with Callaway golf clubs and ball.
Retired Australian lawyer, John Cawood, is suing Sunningdale Golf Club after he was booted out over claims he was playing too often. The exclusive Berkshire club whose membership includes the likes of Sean Connery and the Boy Lineker rescinded the overseas membership of Mr Cawood after claims were made that he was playing more than 30 rounds a year.
Long-driver and rising social media star James Wiltshire is looking to add further yards to his game after agreeing an ambassadorial role with Callaway, which includes a full club fitting for his new clubs and an apparel contract.
One of Europe’s most high-profile golfers Paul Lawrie OBE will be taking part in this year’s inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship.
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.
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.
Englishman Jordan Smith, one of the rising young stars of European golf, has been confirmed as a Callaway Staff Professional, using a full bag of Callaway and Odyssey product, including Chrome Soft X Golf Ball.
Englishman Steven Brown has been announced as the newest Staff Professional to join #TeamCallaway, using a full bag of product, including Chrome Soft X Golf Ball.
Callaway has further strengthened its team of Staff Professionals representing the brand on the PGA European Tour with the signing of Tom Lewis.
Callaway has today revealed arguably its strongest ever line up of PGA European Tour Staff Professionals for 2019.
Callaway® Apparel has announced the launch of SWING TECH™ - technology that fuses athletic performance with classic fit and game-changing innovation.
Callaway Golf has officially announced its new 2019 product lineup. Top of mind for the Company’s innovative new equipment line include Epic Flash Woods, Apex Irons, Odyssey Stroke Lab Putters, and ERC Golf Balls.
Callaway Golf announced Friday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Jack Wolfskin, an outdoors apparel, footwear and equipment brand based in Germany. Callaway will pay almost $500 million.
A full line-up of Callaway and Odyssey products powered Sergio Garcia to become only the second player in European Tour history to win the same tournament three times in a row as he claimed victory at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation.
Callaway today announces the signing of talented young English golfer Matthew Jordan.
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 ball that gave Sergio an extra 19 yards in Singapore is hitting the shelves.... It's the new Callaway’s Chrome Soft ball, which the company is claiming will literally be a ‘game-changer.’
Callaway has revealed the Rogue Hybrids, the world’s first hybrids to feature Jailbreak Technology.
Callaway has today unveiled its Mack Daddy 4 Wedge line featuring an all-new proprietary Groove-In-Groove Technology that sets a new standard in shot-stopping spin and performance.
Callaway has introduced a 2-in-1 sports band featuring GPS distances along with fitness components to encourage golfers to live a healthier lifestyle.
Callaway has announced today that Sergio Garcia, the reigning Masters Champion, has joined its Tour Professional Staff. He will play Callaway woods, irons and wedges, an Odyssey putter and a Callaway Chrome Soft ball.
It's time for Callaway's Autumn Winter Collection, and this is what their ambassadors, Marc Warren and David Horsey, have to say about the key pieces. Take it away gentlemen....
Callaway has today announced the launch of two new iron models for the better player; the new Apex MB and X Forged.
Callaway is bringing a nine-hole golf experience back to the San Diego Padres' stadium for the third year in a row, with the Links at Petco Park running from the 5th to the 10th October.
Callaway has launched the Steelhead XR Fairway Woods, a modern and powerful interpretation of the iconic shape that made the original Steelhead one of the best–selling fairway woods of all time.
Callaway has today announced the launch of Callaway Customs, a Tour–level customisation and personalisation service that gives every golfer the opportunity to create their own bespoke wedges, designed exactly for them, by them.
Callaway has today unveiled its new Sure Out Wedge, created in collaboration with world–renowned golf instructor Hank Haney, to provide optimal performance on greenside shots.
Callaway Apparel is launching its Spring Summer 2017 collection, which combines modern colours, styles and fits with innovative and performance fabrics.
Paul Lawrie, the 48-year-old former Open champion, has joined Chubby Chandler's International Sports Management.
Callaway has today unveiled its 2017 Footwear Collection, which blends performance–enhancing design features with a host of innovative styles and striking colours for men and women.
There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.
Callaway has announced its 2016 financial results today, and they are clearly on a roll.
Callaway have pulled off a major coup by signing major champion Michelle Wie.
Callaway Golf is introducing a new addition to their hugely successful Steelhead XR family with the launch of the new Steelhead XR Pro Irons.
Callaway has today announced its full golf ball line–up for 2017, including a new addition to the Chrome Soft line, the Chrome Soft X, which offers soft feel with Tour–level distance, workability and control.
With their new Supersoft Golf Ball, Callaway have combined their lowest compression golf ball ever with a soft cover and their Premuim HEX Areodynamics surface pattern. Result: long, straight and Supersoft.
Callaway Golf has acquired luggage, golf bag and golf apparel brand Ogio International for $75million
Callaway has today launched an ultra-premium wedge called Mack Daddy Forged, created by the industry’s master of wedge design, Roger Cleveland himself.
Callaway has launched Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods, which incorporate Callaway’s revolutionary and proprietary triaxial carbon composite material to enhance forgiveness, power and accuracy.
Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
Callaway have gone launch crazy today. From now on the 4th of January will be simply known as Jailbreak day. Here's their new GBB Epic Sub Zero, the more forgiving item...
According to a report from NoLayingUp.com, Rory McIlroy is switching to Callaway woods (the new GBB Epic Sub Zero) and irons (Apex MB), an Odyssey putter and Titleist ball (Pro V1x) and wedges (Titleist Vokey).
Top junior amateurs are competing on some of the north of Scotland’s leading links courses in a second winter programme for young players being run by the Paul Lawrie Foundation.
VPAR, the pioneer of Live Golf Scoring, partnered with Callaway Golf and The Links at Petco Park to add a new competitive element to this unique experience.
As we reported last week Kira Kazantse, a former Miss America, had her golf clubs stolen and was remarkable forgiving of the thieves. And now Callaway have stepped in and replaced her stolen set with a brand new, shiny set of sticks.
Callaway have been working with the San Diego Padres to transform Petco Park into a 9–hole golf course. And Paige Spiranac has been putting in an appearance.
Shares of Callaway Golf were up 13.5% yesterday after they beat their third quarter estimates.
Callaway Golf secured a major coup yesterday when they announced they have hired Hideyuki 'Rock' Ishii, the the former senior director of innovation for golf balls at Nike Golf.
The most forgiving, longest hitting Callaway irons ever.
Callaway go back to the future with the new Big Bertha Fusion, a driver designed to be a fairway splitting machine!!!
Callaway have bought Toulon Design? Who are they then?
Callaway have taken all of the best bits of the legendary X14 irons and updated them with the latest technology. Back to the future, baby!
Cardinal was founded by Paul Lawrie when he wanted to create a new performance golf clothing brand from scratch, with designs that appealed to golfers of all ages, and using materials sourced only from the highest quality suppliers. We like what he's come up with.
Callaway is coming out with a new documentary featuring rapper Scarface. The 10-minute film will launch online in September and shows how Callaway is belatedly trying to lure millennials into the game.
England’s Anthony Wall won his first European Tour title in more than 16 years by beating Alex Noren of Sweden 1 up in the final of the Paul Lawrie Match Play this afternoon.
Matt Fitzpatrick will take on Ryder Cup vice-captain Thomas Bjorn in round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Match Play, which starts tomorrow. And here are the other pairings and tee times.
It's an Olympic year, and Callaway are going for gold with their new MD3 Gold Nickel wedges...
Callaway has today announced a quartet of new signings with four top ranked amateurs becoming full Staff Professionals, including Belgian Thomas Detry, currently ranked 7th in the world.
Darren Clarke has picked his Vice Captains for the Ryder Cup.
We love the Callaway Apex irons, they're super easy to hit and look great. These new limited edition Apex Black irons look even better!
Callaway have launched a range of limited edition St. Patrick's Day Lucky Clover MD3 forged wedges. While scientifically these aren't proven to be any luckier, the superstitious and Irish among us are going to want a set of these right?
Check out this super limited edition driver Callaway have created specifically for their long hitting tour professionals. It's the driver for the best of us.
A class action group of 168 caddies filed a lawsuit last year against the USPGA. It claimed that they were effectively walking billboards, who were forced to wear bibs with sponsor logos without benefitting from any of the estimated $50 million a year in revenue. Hard lines, guys. So what was the decision?
Paul Lawrie has a two-shot lead after the third round at Doha Golf Club. He seems to like it there as he is now going for an unprecedented third win of the Qatar Masters.
Odyssey have announced the next chapter in the life of the iconic White Hot insert technology, with the launch of the new White Hot RX Putters.
Callaway has launched a Matte Black version of its Mack Daddy PM-Grind Wedge, which came out last year and was designed by five-time Major winner and Callaway Staff Professional, Phil Mickelson.
Late last year we were spirited away to Dubai to try the latest Callaway products. Today we can finally tell you about the new XR OS irons, the most forgiving clubs in the Callaway lineup.
As well as the Callaway XR OS Irons we got to hit the matching XR OS Hybrids on our recent excursion to Dubai. They might just be the easiest to hit hybrids we’ve ever tried.
It’s been a fairly quiet start to the year when it comes to equipment companies making new player signings. While PXG have made some noise with their new roster including Zach Johnson, and Nike have signed Brooks Koepka, the big two of Callaway and TaylorMade have been very quiet.
“Dubai you say? End of November you say? Two new drivers you say? Smoke me a driver, I’ll be back for my tee time.” I didn't exactly need my arm twisting, and with that I was off to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club to try the latest Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Drivers.
We spoke to Jeffrey Crouch, Senior Technical Fellow, Flight Sciences, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (now try saying that quickly-Ed) about how they helped improve Callaway's latest XR16 Drivers. We don't claim to understand everything he says either!
Callaway’s Apex Pro 16 is the most forgiving forged players iron they have ever produced. With a shape and size similar to the X forged, but with the forgiveness of the original Apex Pro’s, expect these to be filling up both tour and club bags next season.
The Apex Pro is a simple hybrid for the better player. In a world where everything is built for distance, and adjustability, Callaway have bucked the trend with a hybrid that is built for consistency for the good golfer.
Callaway’s Apex irons were one of the big success stories over the last couple of seasons. We all want more help, but we don’t want to use chopper big bats. The Apex felt great, and the ball flew miles, without looking like a garden rake. The Apex CF16 is their update.
We love our fairway woods to look simple. We don’t want any distractions at address, nor features we deem unnecessary. We want a serious golf club for getting the job done, good from the fairway and strong off the tee. This new Callaway could easily be our next three wood.
The Great Big Bertha might be the best driver for most players, but if you’re already a long hitter, the new Big Bertha Alpha 816 Double Black Diamond Driver (now that’s a mouthful– Ed) could be the driver for you. With it's classic looks, and centre of gravity optimisation this is a driver that can unlock extra yards.
Tournament host Paul Lawrie got off to a great start at the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay by defeating Romain Wattel from France 5&4 and proving he’ll be a fierce contender on home turf.
Day 2 saw the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play lose its tournament host Paul Lawrie to fellow Scot Chris Doak on a blustery day in Aberdeen.
Local hero Richie Ramsay stages a great comeback to make it through to the next round at the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeen
Paul Lawrie, in conjunction with his management company 4Sports Entertainment, is bringing Match Play format to the European Tour this week as he hosts the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, at Murcar Links Golf Club near the former Open Champion’s Aberdeen home.
Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay Day 1 Tee Times Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeen
We all love smashing it off the tee. Who doesn’t want to think they can hit is as far as Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson? The reality is a bit different though...
Callaways latest long ball smasher!
The Big Bertha Alpha 815 is literally the Alpha of Callaway's pack this year.
Callaway, Cobra, The Belfry, Duca del Cosma, Zen Green Stage and Power Tee are some of the latest well-known brands to confirm their presence at this year’s inaugural British Golf Show.
With the Ryder Cup looming, Callaway have (re)launched the Chrome Soft Truvis golf balls in patriotic styles...
A teenager from Aberdeen, who works part time in the cafe at Paul Lawrie’s golf centre, has only gone and qualified for the Open.
A Florida golf club owned POTUS Donald Trump has agreed to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members that it wrongfully refused to refund their deposits when they wanted to resign.
Callaway has launched its 2018 Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X golf balls, featuring graphene, the strongest and thinnest material on planet earth.
Paul Lawrie, the last Scotsman to win The Open Championship, has renewed his long association with Wilson Golf to play the brand’s signature irons, fairway woods and wedges during the 2018 season.