Sep 2nd, 2019
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich Bay, Kent has celebrated the completion of a major renovation project at the 27-hole property with the opening of Smugglers’ Landing, a completely new par-3. The three-year project undertaken by internationally acclaimed golf course architects, Mackenzie and Ebert, began with the now lauded ‘reimagination’ of the Himalayas nine, completed in Spring 2018.
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.
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!
With stunning views of the China Sea along with the city skyline Sentosa Golf Club is home of the Singapore Open and more recently has been the venue for the HSBC Women’s World Championship.
In 2018, Prince’s unveiled the newly-redeveloped Himalayas nine having undertaken a significant redesign by renowned international golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert. A year on, the results are looking pretty impressive.
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.
One of golf´s great masterpieces, severe, fascinating, beautiful and without weakness...... Continuing the theme of everything Ireland, GolfPunk looks back to one of its favourite courses south of the border, Waterville Golf Club - You Little Beauty!
Robert Rock of England came close to being only the second man to shoot 59 on the European Tour. After a string of five consecutive birdies, Rock had an eagle chance at the 18th hole at Lahinch to achieve the historic landmark. His long putt from the edge of the green went agonisingly close but missed on the left, leaving Rock to tap in for his sixth consecutive birdie, a back nine of 29 and a third round 60.
Leading golf club rental agency Clubs to Hire is now offering Titleist products for the first time.
Golfers heading to Portugal's second-largest city, Porto, and its unique atmosphere, will no longer have to fret about dragging their golf clubs around the airport, now that market leading rental agency Clubs to Hire is now serving the beautiful location.
The New Year saw the much-anticipated release of TaylorMade's M6 range of drivers, fairways and hybrids - and Clubs to Hire (CTH) customers can rent them on golf breaks from March 1.
Winter is now fully upon us, but it is not time to hang up your sticks - far from it. Here's how you can get your Winter fine tune with TrackMan at the London Golf Club Academy.
Off the back of significant growth at its Cape Town outlet, Clubs to Hire - the leading golf club rental company - is to expand its South Africa presence by offering its service at Johannesburg airport.
I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
It’s day three of my stay at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Turkey. And the club is throwing it all at us. It's BBQ Central time.
I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have confirmed the dates for the major Tour events they will play host to in 2019, as the world-renowned venues continue to drive their reputation as world class golf destinations.
The Staysure Tour has announced that the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship will return to London Golf Club for the second consecutive year from August 1-4, 2019.
The night's may be pulling in, but don't let that get in your way. Here's the London Golf Club's new Winter offering.
Pacific Links International (PLI), the world’s premier golf network, has announced a partnership with one of the UK’s best-loved golf clubs; London Golf Club.
An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.
Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.
Market-leading Clubs to Hire has seen its bookings through partner agent Your Golf Travel (YGT) grow by more than 400 per cent, year on year, during 2018.
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have announced a series of major golf events to be hosted at the world-renowned venues to continue driving their world class golf destination.
Oakley have come on board as the official eyeware and clothing partner for the 2018 GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion, home of the newly opened Blu Restaurant.
Kilmarnock golfer Mark Evans was amazed when he arrived at the Clubs to Hire shop in Faro Airport to be told he was the company's 500,000th customer.
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.
If any further evidence was needed that Morocco is one of golf's burgeoning destinations, it comes with the opening of a Clubs to Hire outlet in Agadir - the second branch in the country.
London Golf Club, one of Kent’s finest golf clubs and the venue for the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, has launched range of teaching programmes aimed at giving golfers’ game a boost this summer.
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland.
Top-quality second-owner golf clubs are flying off the shelves at Clubs to Buy - a new retail venture from the market-leading club rental agency Clubs to Hire.
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.
As anticipation grows for The 147th Open at Carnoustie, a new website has been unveiled by Carnoustie Country as an online hub for the region’s 34 outstanding golf courses and accommodation providers.
The Staysure Tour is heading to London Golf Club for the inaugural edition of the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, taking place from August 2-5.
If you are looking to get out and play some golf over the winter period, then where better to go than The London Golf Club, where you can enjoy their Winter Golf Experience. Their Winter Experience prices start from £85 per person, and run Sunday to Thursday until 15th April 2018.
Watch this video of an amazing double golf club trick shot.
We head out to one of Surrey's three Great Ws - West Hill.
Golf in Estonia? Yep, and it's taking charge of the place. We visit Estonia Golf & Country Club just outside of Tallin to check out their Hell Hole. The daunting 13th...
Workers from the construction industry swapped their hard hats for golf caps on Thursday as they took part in an innovative competition at Kent-based European Tour Destination, London Golf Club.
Down at the GolfPunk Clubhouse we had the Golfzon simulator in action manned, or should that be womaned, by GolfPunk’s very own Golf Nurse Rachael McQueen. But what’s under the bonnet of the Golfzon simulator?
We had a battalion of Beefalikes at the GolfPunk Clubhouse for the week, who'd won a competition with Beef's beefy sponsors Arby's!
Paul McGinley has got the Open GolfPunk Clubhouse up and running, now get yourselves down to SouthPort Waterfront for a cracking time...
Golfers have awarded Real Club Valderrama with the title of Best Golf Club of Spain in 2017, with an average rating of 9,41.
A Surrey golf club has closed down its golf course and is instead focussing entirely on FootGolf, and it is thought that this is the first time that this has happened in the UK.
Jason Dufner had the 54–hole lead at the RBC Heritage this weekend, but could not bring it home from there. He also upset some people with his club drop!
Travellers allegedly ransacked a 17th century golf club house after arguing with staff last night, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
They call him "The Club Whisperer". If there's an antique golf club in the vicinity, Will Roberto will find it. Here's a fascinating insight into how Will built his amazing collection, which is now about to be to auctioned.
The shooting of a dog near a Dunstable golf club has escalated into a row over fox hunting – with allegations of threats and abuse.
Brooks Koepka was having a frustrating day of it at the Honda Classic yesterday. He may be the 10th longest driver on the PGA Tour so far this season, but that didn't mean he was having it all his way at his hometwon event. Far from it.
ClubstoHire.com are to open shops in airport terminals at two of Europe’s most popular golfing destinations.
Marlborough Golf Club in Wiltshire has received £200,000 from HRMC as recovery of VAT paid on visitors’ green fees. Now that's what we call a tidy windfall!
Online golf business Clubhouse Golf, which sells golf equipment, clothing and accessories, has received a major investment from the private equity investment company.
An alleged burglar carried out a morning raid on a Belfast golf club while wearing a pink dressing gown, the High Court heard on Thursday.
A landmark legal case has dismissed a golfer’s claim against his club’s committee. It means that members of Scottish golf clubs cannot sue fellow members for personal injury.
The Kasumigaseki Country Club, host golf club for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has failed to reach a decision about ending a ban on women as full members, with the head of its board of directors calling the situation "a nuisance."
A Hampshire golf club has had to pay for the clearance and disposal of rubbish that was dumped by its entrance. So golf clubs better beware of fly–tippers.
Five people have been hurt when an outside concrete staircase collapsed at a golf club in Kent. They included two elderly women and an eight–year-old boy.
English golf clubs saw an unexpected boom in their collective number of members in 2016, according to new figures from Sport England.
An 83 year–old man in Florida has attacked a car salesman with a golf club. Here's why his gander was up.
A Scottish golf club that is based close to a train station has taken the innovative and unusual step of marketing itself on the local trains.
Golfers have a reputation for wearing dodgy knitwear, but one Suffolk Golf Club is celebrating this by holding a Christmas Jumper golf day in aid of Save the Children.
A new survey on golf clubs in university towns and cities has found the majority do not offer incentives for students. Another missed trick!
A golf club captain who was expelled over claims he took a gun onto the course has been reinstated.
ClubstoHire.com, the world’s leading golf club rental business, has signed a multi-year agreement with England’s David Howell for the European Tour star and former Ryder Cup player to act as a global brand ambassador.
Springs Golf Club in Oxfordshire is on the market. The golf club is an ideal leisure lifestyle purchase if you are up for a change, and have a spare £1.75 million to hand.
A man was killed by using a broken golf club in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Six Derbyshire golf clubs have set up a group so they can work together to attract people to join and visit their clubs. We love a good golf trail!
A police officer in north Queensland has been demoted and transferred after being found guilty of misconduct for nicking a golf club's bench.
A 130-year-old golf course in Lichfield has been saved from closure by a plan that will offset the routing of the HS2 railway through the middle of the golf course.
A 102-year-old man who has been a continuous member of his golf club for 90 years is thought to be the longest serving golf club member in history.
Foxhills Club & Resort has been announced as the host venue for Great Britain & Ireland’s eagerly anticipated PGA Cup clash with the United States in 2017.
A golf club was used in a stabbing that occurred in Wakefield Massachusetts, which left an 18 year-old in a life threatening condition.
WATCH! A golfer pulls a gun on the man he suspects of stealing his golf clubs!!!
Golfers at Beacon Park golf course, which is owned by West Lancashire Council and operated by Serco, are fed up with the state of their course and are up in arms. What on earth does Serco know about running golf courses, and could it happen to your golf course?
A golf club manager was held at knife-point and doused in petrol in a terrifying armed robbery.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, Alicante, Spain Hole 16 Par 4 365 yards
There’s plenty that’s unique about King James VI golf club. We also think it would be the perfect partner for North Inch, reputedly the world's oldest course. Here's why.
Shipley Golf club uses helicopter to help move 80 tonnes of rock to repair seventh hole damaged in floods
A golf club in Wigan, Lancashire, could have its changing rooms converted into a microbrewery, and its pro shop turned into a visitor centre, if plans drawn up by the local council get the go-ahead.
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.
Calling Donald Trump! Do something positive. Throw these guys a bone!! One of the most scenic golf course in Britain is under threat because of a lack of members. Situated in the Outer Hebrides at Cleat on the isle of Barra, the course once attracted almost 70 members but that figure has now fallen to 15 people who are struggling to keep the club open.
The Royal Norwich Golf Club has taken a major step forwards to making the sport more inclusive as they have appointed women to their four key roles. I don't know why anyone should be surprised in the wider world, but this is still golf.
Thousands of golfing holidaymakers, who enjoyed playing with new rental clubs last year, can now buy the clubs they used direct from the hire company who supplied them at ClubstoBuy.com. This all makes sense to us.
Here's a great little video of PGA Tour players trying out Arnold Palmer's golf clubs before the Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill. And some of them got on really well with them! Enjoy.
The International Golf Club London (ICG London) is launching an exciting opportunity for golfers to play competitive events at championship courses in the south-east region. Here's how.
The London Golf Club will be hosting one of the UK’s most important amateur Championships -the Brabazon Trophy -which is the Men’s Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. We have such found memories of the London Club. Here's why.
The European Tour has launched its new Travel Club, in a new partnership with Golfbreaks.com. The European Tour Travel Club will offer unique experiences for golf fans looking to combine golf travel with once-in-a-lifetime rounds.
Marina Bay Golf Course has announced that it will create the first ever par six hole in Singapore, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. What are they thinking?
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.
Bill Murray's been up to his usual antics at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am. This time it's a classic club throw on the 7th. Check it out here.
As we wrote recently, changes to the drink driving limits in Scotland from 80ml per 100ml of blood to 50mg, have had a really bad impact on Scottish golf clubs. One club has even closed down permanently on the back of the change.
The latest recruit to the World of Leading Golf (WLG) stable is Gorki Golf Club, which is 50KM from St Petersburg.
The London Golf Club International Course 1st hole Par 5 568 yards
The Els Club, Teluk Datai, Malaysia Par 72 6,750 yards
Before the third round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Saturday, Rory had a quick go with his playing partner’s clubs. That would not be of much interest unless your playing partner happens to be Bryson DeChambeau.
Despite the gruesome discovery of human remains at Gogarburn Golf Club, their website boasts that the course has “an air of peace and tranquillity”.
An historic golf course with a clubhouse and hotel is up for sale for just short of £1 million - £950,000 to be totally accurate.