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Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

All Back To Mine with Masters Champ Danny Willett

Mar 23rd, 2017

When James Corden & Jimmy Fallon deigned to invite Danny Willet onto their prime time American TV chat shows following his astounding Masters victory, they assumed Danny would say 'what time?', 'how high?' etc. But he didn't. He got on a plane and flew home. And this is why...    

Gambler gets 100/1 on Danny Willett

Gambler gets 100/1 on Danny Willett

Mar 23rd, 2017

When John Topham put a 100 to 1 bet on Danny Willett to win The Masters he thought he was quids in – until he was told he had gambled on the wrong tournament.

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Feb 12th, 2017

Fabrizio Zanotti finished a brilliant final round with a birdie–eagle to claim a one–shot victory at the Maybank Championship, as the Paraguayan claimed his second European Tour title. But what of Danny Willett?

Danny Willett joins DESCENTE

Danny Willett joins DESCENTE

Jan 16th, 2017

Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Danny Willett doesn't want to be golfing

Nov 7th, 2016

Danny Willett has had an amazing year in golf by winning his first Green Jacket, but the end of season blues have certainly caught up with him, and he’s reported as saying “I don’t really want to be out playing golf.”

Danny Willett: my brother was right

Danny Willett: my brother was right

Oct 3rd, 2016

Peter Willett’s article in National Club Golfer before the Ryder Cup described American fans as a "baying mob of imbeciles", "cretins" and "dim Yanks". Now Danny Willett is backing him up.

Danny Willett and Joey Barton triumph

Danny Willett and Joey Barton triumph

Jul 13th, 2016

Danny Willett, partnered with newly signed Rangers player Joey Barton, competed in a challenge that mixed golf with football, as the pair won Callaway's pre-Open competition at Ibrox in Glasgow. 

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Jul 5th, 2016

Danny Willett spent the day looking dapper at Wimbledon in his green jacket, and seemed to confirm his participation in the Olympics this summer. 

Danny Willett headlines

Danny Willett headlines

Jun 1st, 2016

An all-star field has been announced for the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 18, including 15 Major winners and current Masters Champion, Danny Willett.

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Danny Willett joins PGA Tour

Apr 19th, 2016

The Willetts are off to America!! Yes, indeed, following his scintillating Masters win, the world has opened up for the Sheffield lad. 

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Apr 16th, 2016

We all know that council-run golf municipal courses have been in decline in recent years as local authorities have made cuts and sold land, so here’s a good news story for once.

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Danny Willett's Brother has been hilarious on Twitter

Apr 10th, 2016

Well done Danny Willett. First Masters champion from England in 20 years. We've been reading Danny's brother PJ Willett's Twitter feed while watching this back nine, and his stream of consciousness has been genius! Enjoy that hangover...

Danny Willett: All Back To My House

Danny Willett: All Back To My House

Apr 10th, 2016

All Back To Mine with your new Masters Champion Danny Willett...  Danny Willett is a sports junkie, so when he asked us round to his house to take him on at everything from basketball to chipping, we were round like a flash. And he doesn't like losing...  

Danny Willett stirs the pot

Danny Willett stirs the pot

Nov 18th, 2015

Rory McIlroy has responded to suggestions that he was given unfair treatment for this weekend's European Tour finale, the DP World Tour Championship, by saying he would happily give away any winnings earned in Dubai.

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.

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Dec 21st, 2016

We were delighted that Danny Willett rightly got nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award, but a little bit miffed that he came last, and by a country mile. But how has golf got on in the awards in the past?

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Feb 11th, 2017

Danny Willett shot a 5–under 67 on moving day at the Maybank Championship to take a three strokes over American David Lipsky.

Win for Willett

Win for Willett

Feb 7th, 2016

Danny Willett sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by a single shot.

Will it be Willett?

Will it be Willett?

Nov 11th, 2015

After a great performance at last week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Danny Willett must be raring to go this week. And he’s hoping that a strong finish will see him make the Race to Dubai “all but over.”

Danny The Manny!

Danny The Manny!

Jul 27th, 2015

Danny Willett wins third European Tour title in Switzerland. Check it out plus the day he invited us back top his house for a tour player sports day special...

BMW PGA Championship Final

BMW PGA Championship Final

Sep 23rd, 2019

Danny Willett made a welcome return to form winning the BMW PGA Championship with a comfortable three shot victory after posting a five-under-par 67 on Sunday at Wentworth.  Overnight joint leader, John Rahm of Spain struggled to card a 70 whilst South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout's charge slightly petered out leaving him third.

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

Sep 22nd, 2019

It was as you were at Wentworth as both overnight leaders shot four-under-par rounds of 68 to extend their lead to three shot over the field. Chasing them are Englishman Justin Rose, South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who both carded 69, and India’s Shubhankar Sharma who had one of the round of the day, a six-under 66.

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

Sep 21st, 2019

A rejuvenated Danny Willett heads the leaderboard alongside Jon Rahm of Spain on eleven-under-par after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Two shots back sit Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, world number four Justin Rose and Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Nov 19th, 2018

Callaway Staff Professional Danny Willett proved just how much he loves his new Odyssey Prototype Stroke Lab Putter by rolling in 23 birdies and an eagle on his way to victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

TRENDYGOLF sign up Descente

TRENDYGOLF sign up Descente

Apr 8th, 2017

TRENDYGOLF have signed a unique deal to stock the premium Japanese gofl fashion brand Descente, who have former Masters Champion Danny Willett as an ambassador.

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 1st, 2017

Here are the tee times (add 5 hours for UK time). GolfPunk notables in bold. NB: Tiger tees off at 4.15am UK GMT (11.15pm USA EST) – playing with defending champion Danny Willett & Matt Fitzpatrick

Has English golf ever been so strong?

Has English golf ever been so strong?

Nov 26th, 2016

The Daily Mail’s golf correspondent Derek Lawrenson has been writing about the current strength of the English game, and he certainly has a point.

Westwood snubbed by Wood

Westwood snubbed by Wood

Nov 17th, 2016

Westwood has spoken out about his unhappiness that Chris Wood did not pick him as his partner to represent England at the World Cup of Golf later this month, with the Bristolian instead opting for his close friend, Andy Sullivan.  

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

Nov 9th, 2016

A 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett.

It's the hickory golf challenge

It's the hickory golf challenge

Sep 4th, 2016

It's the hickory golf challenge, starring Danny Willett, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paolo Quirici and Lee Westwood. Take it away chaps.

US Open Betting Tips

US Open Betting Tips

Jun 14th, 2016

Who does the Spiv fancy at the US Open? It's going to take a streetfighter to get the job done this week, not the purest ball striker. The Spiv highlights his best value E/W bets.

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Apr 14th, 2016

We all know Danny Willett won the Masters using Callaway clubs. Some of you will know he was wearing Callaway clothing and using Mitsubishi Rayon shafts in his woods. But did any of you notice that awesome watch he was wearing while collecting his green jacket?

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Apr 11th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus won 18 majors. He came second 19 times. To win you, have to be ready to lose. It’s an important message that Jordan Spieth needs to learn quickly if his capitulation at the masters isn’t going to affect him. Jack Nicklaus wrote this publc note to Jordan and eventual winner Danny Willet via Twitter. 

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..

Valspar Champs Day One

Valspar Champs Day One

Mar 11th, 2016

Day one at the Valspar Championship set up an interesting start to the tournament as Keegan Bradley, Charles Howell III and Ken Duke all took a share of the lead, shooting matching 67's.

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Mar 5th, 2016

Rory McIlroy lit it up last night, shooting a second round 65 at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Jumping up to second place, Rory is two shots back of an in form Adam Scott.

Rory McIlroy the European Tour Golfer of the Year

Rory McIlroy the European Tour Golfer of the Year

Dec 15th, 2015

It’s no shock to announce that Rory McIlroy has been named the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in four years. Having won the Race to Dubai three times in four years too, it was the least surprising announcement all season. 

Three Berks And A Crane

Three Berks And A Crane

Nov 19th, 2015

Ian Poulter, Danny Willett, and Anirban Lahiri got to play out every three year old boys fantasy, get their hi-vis on, and got to go and play in a crane at DP World, the worlds busiest port, and title sponsor of the DP World Tour Championships.

DP Tournament Day One

DP Tournament Day One

Nov 19th, 2015

It's all happening at the DP World Championships in Dubai...the main issue is what scenario attracts you the most?

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Nov 17th, 2015

This is it, the big one. A European Number One will be crowned on Sunday as the top players on the European Tour play in the season finale. Rory McIlroy may be in pole position but the chasing pack are close...really close. It's all to play for. Here are GolfPunk's tips for the big one.  

Good on you Bro-Berg

Good on you Bro-Berg

Nov 15th, 2015

Well we said it was going to be tight at the top, and it was. But with all the top names in the top ten, it was Kristoffer Broberg who got the job done at the BMW Masters, winning in a playoff from Ryder Cup player Patrick Reed having tied him at 17 under.

Sergio takes lead in BMW Masters

Sergio takes lead in BMW Masters

Nov 12th, 2015

Danny Willettt did himself no favours in Shanghai in his chase for Rory McIlroy’s top spot in the Race to Dubai rankings.

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 5th, 2015

It was a day of fireworks as Branden Grace took a one shot lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

The Race To Dubai 2015

The Race To Dubai 2015

Oct 29th, 2015

Right. Hang on in there, please. We are about to try to explain how the Race To Dubai works. We thought the Top 60 line up was complete following the completion of the Hong Kong Open. We were wrong..

Italian Open Day 2

Italian Open Day 2

Sep 19th, 2015

While Nicky C didn’t manage to keep the lead going into round two of the italian Open, Scandanavians Jens Fahrbring and Lucas Bjerregaard zoom to the front at Monza. Fahbring shot a 64 with nine birdies, while his playing partner Bjerregaard put a 65 together, with five birdies and an opening eagle at the first. 

All The Young Dudes

All The Young Dudes

Sep 7th, 2015

The Russian Open was the first week for tour players to score Ryder cup points. Yet if Lee Slattery, David Horsey, Pablo Martin Benavides or James Heath make the final 12 we will eat our hats and then apologise profusely to them. Here are our tips as to which rookies will make the team at Hazeltine in 2016.

Lowry Lands Big Win

Lowry Lands Big Win

Aug 10th, 2015

Irish eyes were smiling on a thrilling final day of action at the Bridgestone International, and after several twists and turns a surprising winner came out on top. With over night leaders Jim Furyk and Justin Rose struggling to final round 72’s, it was left to Ireland's Shane Lowry to pick up the victory, with a final round of 66 at Firestone Country Club South.

Danny Lee fund raises for Greenbrier victims

Danny Lee fund raises for Greenbrier victims

Jul 9th, 2016

Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title this week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s fund raising for the flood victims.

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Aug 7th, 2015

It was Danny Lee who was the first round leader with a sensational five under par 65. The New Zealander mixed seven birdies with two bogeys to top the leaderboard. After already winning the Greenbrier Classic last month the in form 25 year old looks like could go all the way and win his first World Golf Championship at Firstone Country Club.

Danny Lee's What's In The Bag...

Danny Lee's What's In The Bag...

Jul 6th, 2015

Trusting Callaway since his days as a highly tipped Amateur, Danny Lee used the Carlsbad based manufacturers equipment throughout his bag to win The Greenbrier Classic.

Danny Lee’s Greenbrier fundraiser

Danny Lee’s Greenbrier fundraiser

Jul 11th, 2016

Kiwi Danny Lee Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title last week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s been fund raising for the flood victims. Here's how he got on.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Oct 21st, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the main results and stories from the weekend!

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!

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Lynx signs Becky Brewerton

Lynx signs Becky Brewerton

Jan 11th, 2017

Lynx Golf, th British golf equipment brand, has added two-time Ladies European Tour winner and double Solheim Cup star, Becky Brewerton, to its team of professional playing ambassadors. 

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Nov 23rd, 2015

From Danny Willet inviting us round his house to getting wiped out by 'the lurgy', what's 'Helped GolfPunk's Gravy' and 'Bunched Arse' this week...

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Nov 8th, 2015

Russell Knox’ed on the door and walked straight through to collect his first PGA, European, and WGC titles at the WGC-HSBC Champions. His 68 was enough to take a two shot victory over Kevin Kisner, while Danny Willett charged through the leaderboard with a 62 to really heat things up in the Race to Dubai standings.

Jordan Jumps to the top

Jordan Jumps to the top

Jul 12th, 2015

Jordan Spieth blitzed his third round of the John Deer Classic, shooting the lights out with a career low. Spieth leads by two over last weeks winner Danny Lee. 

Mack Daddy gonna make you jump!!!

Mack Daddy gonna make you jump!!!

Jul 10th, 2015

Callaway wedges have quietly been finding their way in to many of the best bags in the game. They might be known for the Big Bertha, but we love the feel and spin of their forged wedges.

Tiger Watch Day 4

Tiger Watch Day 4

Jul 6th, 2015

Tiger shoots first bogey-free round for two years and Danny Lee gets his first PGA Tour win.