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Chase The Ace Challenge

Chase The Ace Challenge

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.

Beef’s Foooore Hole Challenge

Beef’s Foooore Hole Challenge

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.

The Challenge: Japan Skins

The Challenge: Japan Skins

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.

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!

14 Club Challenge: Ryder Cup Captains Special

14 Club Challenge: Ryder Cup Captains Special

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!

We love the 14 Club Challenge

We love the 14 Club Challenge

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.

Matt Wallace Punked

Matt Wallace Punked

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.

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

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.

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

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.

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

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.   

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

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.  

Clubface-Golf.com and 59club Partner Partner

Clubface-Golf.com and 59club Partner Partner

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. 

Ace for seven year old English boy

Ace for seven year old English boy

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!  

Branden Grace delights the home fans

Branden Grace delights the home fans

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.

   Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

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.

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

Patrick Reed wins Hero's Challenge

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.

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

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...

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

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.

Ace for Justin Thomas

Ace for Justin Thomas

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.

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

Challenge Tour Shot of the Year

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. 

The battle for Beckenham Place Park GC goes on

The battle for Beckenham Place Park GC goes on

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.

Tiger goes low at the Hero World Challenge

Tiger goes low at the Hero World Challenge

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.

Bottle flip challenge golf style

Bottle flip challenge golf style

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!

Flop Shot Challenge

Flop Shot Challenge

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.

Incredible slam dunk ace for college golfer

Incredible slam dunk ace for college golfer

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.

Amateur golfer hits 3 aces in one round

Amateur golfer hits 3 aces in one round

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.

Bridgestone Challenge comes to Heythrop Park

Bridgestone Challenge comes to Heythrop Park

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.

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.

James Heath wins on Challenge Tour

James Heath wins on Challenge Tour

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.

R&A introduces new pace of play measures

R&A introduces new pace of play measures

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.

Grace Lands first PGA Tour Title

Grace Lands first PGA Tour Title

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. 

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

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.

Farleigh Golf Club Partners with Crystal Palace FC

Farleigh Golf Club Partners with Crystal Palace FC

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. 

Historic Vidago Palace

Historic Vidago Palace

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.

Branden Grace wins

Branden Grace wins

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.

Rory's FaceBook Walkabout

Rory's FaceBook Walkabout

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!

Pro Tracer

Pro Tracer

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.

Rory stuns Facebook Fan

Rory stuns Facebook Fan

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!

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.

Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge

Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge

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

Join Now: GolfPunk's BMW Fantasy Challenge

Join Now: GolfPunk's BMW Fantasy Challenge

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!!

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

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.

FedExCup Fantasy Challenge1

FedExCup Fantasy Challenge1

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?

Brown Jump Starts Round With An Ace

Brown Jump Starts Round With An Ace

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!

Wyndham Fantasy Challenge

Wyndham Fantasy Challenge

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.

US PGA GolfPunks: Branden Grace

US PGA GolfPunks: Branden Grace

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… 

USPGA Fantasy Challenge

USPGA Fantasy Challenge

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.  

GP Open Fantasy Challenge

GP Open Fantasy Challenge

Jul 14th, 2015

With Rory out of the picture, who are your 10 picks to win the Open? Join the fun here.

Wilson Golf launches distance iron challenge

Wilson Golf launches distance iron challenge

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.

Liang clinches Volvo China Open qualifying place

Liang clinches Volvo China Open qualifying place

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.

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

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.

Fishy business as renowned golf architect faces prison

Fishy business as renowned golf architect faces prison

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.

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

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.    

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.