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Oct 31st, 2019
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.
Mar 21st, 2020
I must say as a lefty I am in awe of these young pros who seem to be able to switch around and bomb the ball, playing left-handed. It is well known that lefty-in-chief Phil Mickelson is very handy playing right-handed, but it seems a couple of the world's best can switch round with ease and bomb it!
Feb 3rd, 2020
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.
Nov 19th, 2019
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.
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.
Oct 17th, 2019
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.
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!
Oct 7th, 2019
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!
Aug 9th, 2019
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.
May 27th, 2019
Matt Wallace is riding high, particularly after his strong performance at the USPGA at Bethpage Black. However, his pal and GolfPunk favourite, Eddie Pepperell, decided to bring him down to ground in this hilarious European Tour video.
Nov 28th, 2018
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....
Nov 7th, 2018
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.
Oct 31st, 2018
Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.
Oct 19th, 2018
Ryder Cup 2018 host venue, Le Golf National, is set to revolutionise its practice facilities with the introduction of Toptracer Range technology.
Aug 14th, 2018
The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.
Jun 20th, 2018
The CEO and Founder of Clubface-Golf.com, Paul McEldon has just concluded a whirlwind trip to the USA that saw him meet with some of the most influential bodies in the USA golf industry and get their views on his innovative vertical social media platform for golf.
Apr 4th, 2018
The specialised golf social network; Clubface-golf.com have partnered with industry-leading customer service benchmarking and training provider; 59club to further advance channels of communication between the golfer and club.
Feb 10th, 2018
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.
Jan 10th, 2018
Seven-year old Freddy Sage’s had an ace on his very first time out on a fulll golf course. Another youngster hooked for life young!
Jan 2nd, 2018
Every so often a club manufacturer claims that they have a game changer on their hands. The next big leap? According to TaylorMade it's Twist Face.
Dec 31st, 2017
Here's a great Instagram posting of Jordan Spieth holing out on a golf simulator and going completely beserk! They all count after all.
Dec 1st, 2017
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?
Nov 19th, 2017
Tommy Fleetwood has won the Race to Dubai and with it a cheque for $1.25 million, as Justin Rose's faltering on the back nine.
Nov 12th, 2017
Branden Grace shot a closing round of 66 to win his eighth European Tour title and thrill the home fans at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Nov 9th, 2017
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?
Oct 26th, 2017
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.
Sep 4th, 2017
After winning the Portland Classic, Stacy Lewis donated her $195,000 prize money to the Houston flood victims.
Jul 22nd, 2017
The golfing history books have just been rewritten at Royal Birkdale as Branden Grace shot a sensational 62 at The Open Championship to break the record for the lowest round at a Major Championship.
Jul 12th, 2017
Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Apr 23rd, 2017
On Tuesday June 21st, GolfPunk is doing the Longest Day Challenge for Macmillan Cancer this summer. We are partnering with COBRA PUMA Golf and Princes Golf Club. Check out the dramas we had last year...
Apr 13th, 2017
La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.
Mar 4th, 2017
Here's how to leap up the leaderboard. Beauty of an ace from Justin Thomas on the par 3 13th which propels him into the lead at the WGC Mexico Championship.
Feb 27th, 2017
You've just bogeyed 14 so how's a self-respecting tour pro going to respond? Like this of course...
Jan 10th, 2017
David Law’s eagle at the Terre dei Consoli Open has been voted the 2016 European Challenge Tour Shot of the Year.
Dec 24th, 2016
James Davies is one of the main campaigners fighting the battle to keep Beckenham Place Park GC open. Here's Jame's submission to the local council in full. We wish the team the best of luck.
Dec 15th, 2016
The Bryan Brothers have found time to do their own version of the Bottle Flip Challenge. Here you go.....
Dec 2nd, 2016
The fat lady has clearly decided to take the rest of the week off, as Tiger shot a bogey free 65, with 7 birdies and no bogeys to move to six under at the Hero World Challenge.
Dec 1st, 2016
Someone has cut the shape of a massive penis into a golf course in Hampshire – so large that it can be seen from space.
Nov 23rd, 2016
The 'Bottle Flip Challenge' has been running amok on the interweb. Here's a golfer's version, and we are impressed – seriously impressed!
Nov 20th, 2016
Henrik Stenson has won the European Tour’s Order Of Merit –The Race to Dubai –for the second time in his career.
Nov 16th, 2016
The European Tour have got in on the #MannequinChallenge and have absolutely nailed it.
Nov 12th, 2016
Jeunghun Wang shot a third-round 64 to take a three-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
Nov 11th, 2016
Victor Dubuisson almost lost his golf ball in unusual circumstances as he was stopped in his tracks by a mongoose invasion at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Nov 1st, 2016
Members of Lewisham People Before Profit have now occupied Beckenham Place Park Manor house and golf course.
Oct 6th, 2016
We know the Challenge Tour players are good - but are any of them good enough to nail a flopshot into a stack of Bridgestone tyres? FInd out here.
Oct 4th, 2016
Rapper Scarface on his love of the game. And his shiny new Callaway sticks!!!
Sep 15th, 2016
Check out our second awesome slam dunk ace of the week. Belén Mozo take a bow!
Sep 14th, 2016
It's one thing getting a hole in one when your ball lands on the green and somehow finds its way into the cup. But it's quite another when your ball flies straight into the hole.
Sep 1st, 2016
Bridgestone is seriously getting into golf, and was the title sponsorship of its own Bridgestone Challenge golf event in Oxfordshire. Here’s what occurred.
Aug 30th, 2016
Jonah Texeira wanted to become a pro golfer, and his mother has come up with an ingenious way of helping to make that a reality.
Aug 12th, 2016
Here's a great infographic on how an amateur golfer shot three holes-in-one in the course of a single round, and the odds of him achieving this remarkable feat.
Aug 11th, 2016
One of English golf’s most spectacular destinations is preparing to host its first European Challenge Tour Event.
Jul 26th, 2016
Members of the Parliamentary Golf Group have just visited Beckenham Place Park Golf Course, which is under threat of closure.
Jul 25th, 2016
Up to 10,000 golf fans are expected to descend upon a prestigious Oxfordshire resort in August, when the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament takes place, courtesy of Bridgestone.
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.
Jul 14th, 2016
Louis Oosthuizen nails his second major ace this season!!!
Jun 27th, 2016
One of the OG GolfPunk's against the World came through for his first win in ten years yesterday on the Challenge Tour at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts.
Jun 14th, 2016
The R&A has introduced two new measures to its Pace of Play Condition in time for The Amateur Championship, which is being played at Royal Porthcawl and Pyle & Kenfig in Wales.
Jun 5th, 2016
A one-armed golfer in New Zealand has scored a hole in one.
May 19th, 2016
Gloria Golf Club has been chosen as the host of the 2017 Turkish Airlines Challenge Tour event for the third successive year, as golf tourism continues to flourish in Turkey.
May 14th, 2016
Will Wilcox made the ace everyone was waiting for last night, and he celebrated it brilliantly.
May 13th, 2016
Modest! Golf Management have announced that they are the 2016 official golf management partner for the Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club this July.
Apr 18th, 2016
Branden Grace won his first tournament on the PGA Tour last night at the RBC Heritage. Blitzing through the pack, Grace shot a five under 66 to win by 2 shots from overnight leader Luke Donald.
Mar 30th, 2016
Shell Houston Fantasy Challenge: Join now and take on the GolfPunk berks!!
Mar 28th, 2016
As we reported two weeks ago, Lewisham Council is planning to shut down Braeside Golf Club, which is based at Beckenham Place Park. Now the members are setting up a campaign to save the club.
Mar 1st, 2016
The Blue Monster, Doral... bring it on! Join our Fantasy Challenge and you can win a Golf Buddy GPS watch. It's fun and you'll most likely trounce us lot!!
Feb 16th, 2016
Farleigh Golf Club in Selsdon, Surrey, has partnered with Crystal Palace Football Club Foundation to make golf more accessible to youngsters in and around Croydon and South East London.
Feb 4th, 2016
Who do you think will handle the Arena Of Menace (the 16th!) and win in Phoenix? Join the Phoenix Waste Management GP Fantasy Challenge now!!
Feb 4th, 2016
The five-star Vidago Palace, near Chaves, in northern Portugal, is the latest high-profile destination to be accepted into World of Leading Golf (WLG). If you looking for luxury and golf, this could be for you.
Jan 30th, 2016
Branden Grace shot a final round 69 to finish at 14 under par and take the 2016 Qatar Masters by two shots from Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Thorbjorn Olsen, who shared second place.
Dec 18th, 2015
Rory McIlroy went to the Facebook headquarters in Dublin yesterday to celebrate reaching one million Facebook users. While there and enjoying the free food, Rory answered some questions from his fans on a variety of subjects including Man Utd, tournament plans for next season, and what he wants for Christmas!
Dec 3rd, 2015
Jordan Spieth. Second hole. Six iron. 187 yards. Boom. What a way to start your tournament!
Nov 21st, 2015
Our friends on the European Tour have shared this with us. It’s a video of two of the Tour’s big hitters, Lukas Bjerregaard and Tommy Fleetwood on the Dubai practise range with Pro Tracer to see how they perfect their drives and what tips they have.
Nov 3rd, 2015
Take on the GolfPunk team in our own Fantasy Challenge & win a Golf Buddy GPS watch
Nov 3rd, 2015
Rory McIlroy and his team have got this social media piece well sorted.
A fan named Barry Edwards commented on one of McIlroy's posts, and asked if McIlroy could send him one of his old Nike drivers. And lo and behold, Rors answered back and in the affirmative. One stunned fan!
Oct 21st, 2015
It's on and Editor Tim has made his picks. They include Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Tony Finau. Reckon you can beat that? Dive on in.
Oct 14th, 2015
Taylor Swift hits fan in face with golf club - and she liked it!
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.
Sep 22nd, 2015
Take on the GolfPunk staff at this week's Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge and win a Golf Buddy GPS Watch. Or just ignore us and play anyway
Sep 15th, 2015
They're all playing: Rory, Jason, Jordan and Rickie. Who will win? Who will you pick in your team of 10? Reckon you can beat the GolfPunk editorial staff? Come on in and take us on!!
Aug 30th, 2015
So we've switched the golf on, and this is the first thing we see. Brian Harman take a bow son. With odds of 67 million to one, the left hander just nailed this hybrid on the 14th hole at The Barclays for his second hole in one of the round.
Aug 26th, 2015
So here we go with the FedExCup. First up is the Barclays. Last year's winner was Hunter Mahan: Gonna put him in your team?
Aug 23rd, 2015
You're playing the final round of the Wyndham Championship with the most famous golfer on the planet. You're in the penultiumate group just two back from the lead. Then you do this on the third hole. Boom!
Aug 18th, 2015
Tiger's playing the Wyndham and you can get him in your Fantasy Team for just 5 points (you have 100 to spend on 10 players). Prizes weekly so you don't have to sign up forever! And it's 100% Free.
Aug 16th, 2015
Brandon Grace looks the real deal. Proven winner, he’s just 27, and has 6 European tour wins already. So what else do we know about him? Well apparently he likes a drink…
Aug 11th, 2015
Pick your 10 players for the PGA at Whistling Straits. Get your pals to join the league and show em who's the boss!! Weekly and monthly prizes include two dozen Vice golf balls and a Golf Buddy GPS watch.
Jul 14th, 2015
With Rory out of the picture, who are your 10 picks to win the Open?
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Jun 2nd, 2015
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Nov 18th, 2019
This coming weekend the LPGA Tour reaches its climax at the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida. The winner will pick up a cheque for a cool $1.5 million. Meanwhile, the members of the ladies European Tour are sitting out yet another week. Their last event was the Hero Women’s Indian Open back at the beginning of October.
Mar 22nd, 2019
Charley takes the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge and sudddenly it's all cats, dogs, bar fights, getting dumped and Oasis...
Mar 21st, 2019
Chang Hsin-chiao is relishing the prospect of facing off with Chinese Taipei compatriot Chen Ting-yu and Indian Keshav Mishra in what promises to be an intriguing final-day showdown at the 13th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.
Mar 1st, 2019
Wilson Golf has launched a D7 iron Challenge, inviting golfers from major markets in Europe to put their own 7-iron up against its new Wilson Staff model to see how much more distance they can gain.
Feb 20th, 2019
Guangdong’s Liang En Qi will line up alongside many of the world’s best golfers at the 2019 Volvo China Open after winning the tournament’s Amateur Qualifying Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in Haikou, Hainan Province.
Jan 23rd, 2019
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.
Dec 21st, 2018
Renowned golf architect Keith Foster pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a Virginia courtroom to illegally transporting up to $500,000 worth of items made from endangered species, migratory birds and other wildlife. He faces a five-year prison sentence.
Dec 13th, 2018
Fourteen-year-old Kuang Yang clinched his place in the 2019 Volvo China Open by winning the Volvo China Junior Match Play Championship at Southern Wood Golf & Country Club in Fujian on Wednesday.
Nov 24th, 2018
Sky Golf's young Mr Radar has been out on the golf links again, this time giving Matt wallace the once over at Moor Park. Enjoy...
Nov 17th, 2018
Three golfers. An iconic ocean liner. One unique challenge.
Nov 8th, 2018
Q School may be a tough experience, and will be staged this year at the Costa Daurada’s Lumine, but it is hard enough to get there in the first place, especially if you fall foul of Rule 13-2.