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Sergio Garcia wins the Dubai Desert Classic

Sergio Garcia wins the Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 5th, 2017

Massive congratulations to Sergio Garcia as he wins the Dubai Desert Classic by three shots over Henrik Stenson. Here's how he did it to earn his first European Tour victory for three years.

Sergio holds on at Dubai Desert Classic

Sergio holds on at Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 4th, 2017

Sergio Garcia has a three–shot lead at the end of moving day at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Could Sergio be set for first European Tour victory in three years?

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

Pieters leads the way in Dubai

Pieters leads the way in Dubai

Jan 23rd, 2020

Thomas Pieters leads the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after an impressive opening round of 67 on the tough Emirates Golf Club course. The Belgian leads by one shot from David Lipsky of the USA with a gaggle of twelve players, which includes Englishman Eddie Pepperell, Robert Karlsson of Sweden and Dane Søren Kjeldsen, a further shot back.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 27th, 2020

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 was certainly a great day for the folk down under yesterday!

European Tour events in danger

European Tour events in danger

Jan 8th, 2020

The European Tour has a real headache on its hands following Iran’s recent threats to "destroy" parts of the United Arab Emirates if there is retaliation after the attacks they launched on Iraq in reprisal for the US killing of Qassem Soleimani.

Sergio Garcia versus the drones

Sergio Garcia versus the drones

Feb 8th, 2017

TaylorMade met up with Sergio Garcia at his home course, the Club De Campo Del Mediterraneo in Castellon Spain, to test out the new 2017 product line–up. But they added a little twist to it! 

Has Tiger got the yips?

Has Tiger got the yips?

Feb 4th, 2017

Tiger Woods is suffering from more than just back spasms, Gary Player has claimed. He thinks Tiger's got the dreaded yips.....

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Tiger Woods takes 1st commerical flight in 10 years

Feb 1st, 2017

You've got to feel for Tiger Woods. Not only did he have to take his first commercial flight in 10 years, he also almost missed his plane due to anti-Trump protestors being in his way at Los Angeles LAX Airport. Blimey, he'll be getting the bloody bus home next...

Rory's rib injury threatens Masters prep

Rory's rib injury threatens Masters prep

Jan 19th, 2017

Rory McIlroy's hopes of a fast start to the new golfing year have been shattered by his latest injury setback, and it has put a serious dent into his carefully laid plans to get his game peaking for another assault on an elusive Masters victory.

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.

This week's betting tips

This week's betting tips

Feb 2nd, 2016

It's the Omega Dubai Desert Classic this week, and the Spiv as done his homework. Checkout the best ways to earn some cash this week by following his top tips. 

What's Rory Mcilroy doing up on a Zip Wire

What's Rory Mcilroy doing up on a Zip Wire

Feb 2nd, 2016

Rory McIlroy took to the Dubai Skyline on a zip wire earlier today. You'd think after injuring himself last year playing football, this would be the last thing he'd do.

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Jan 24th, 2016

It has been reported by #Thesecrettourpro that Dustin Johnson has turned down $2.5 million to play in the Dubai Desert Classic. And the reason?

It’s hotting up in Dubai

It’s hotting up in Dubai

Nov 23rd, 2019

France's Mike Lorenzo-Vera is riding high at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai but all eyes are on the battle for the Race to Dubai. After round two Tommy Fleetwood (69) and Jon Rahm (68) were sitting in joint second three shots behind the leader but Race to Dubai leader, Bernd Wiesberger, was a further six shots back in a tie for thirteenth.

THE HERO CHALLENGE IN DUBAI

THE HERO CHALLENGE IN DUBAI

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. 

Zurich Classic Final

Zurich Classic Final

Apr 29th, 2019

The unlikely pairing of John Rahm of Spain and America’s Ryan Palmer saw off the challenge of Rahm’s countryman Segio Garcia and Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood to lift the Zurich Classic trophy. The pairing that came together after Palmer’s original partner Jordan Speith pulled out and Rahm’s would be partner, Wesley Bryan, was out with a shoulder injury.

Zurich Classic

Zurich Classic

Apr 27th, 2019

It is now some two weeks since Tiger’s historical victory in The Masters and the frenzy that went with it. CT Pan’s win at the Heritage was impressive but taking nothing away from CT, the event did suffer somewhat from a Masters’ hangover. So, what is there to wet us golf lovers’ appetite this week? That will be the Zurich Classic Team event

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

May 15th, 2018

Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.

Rickie Fowler leads the Honda Classic

Rickie Fowler leads the Honda Classic

Feb 26th, 2017

Rickie Fowler has built himself a four–shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic, and looks in a great position to claim his first victory in more than a year. Catch him if you can! 

John Deere Classic wins

John Deere Classic wins

Feb 26th, 2017

The 2016 John Deere Classic has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year, and also recevied awards for its social media engagement. 

CIMB Classic

CIMB Classic

Oct 23rd, 2016

In The PGA Takeaway, Teryn Schaefer recaps the final round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, where Justin Thomas successfully defended his title, Anirban Lahiri brought his #CurryPower and Zac Blair chased a lizard on the course.

Highlights from CIMB Classic

Highlights from CIMB Classic

Oct 22nd, 2016

In the third round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, Anirban Lahiri separates himself from the field with his 7-under 65 and Justin Thomas closes strong with five straight birdies coming down the stretch. And there's a hole in one from Kevin Na! 

Greenbrier Classic Cancelled

Greenbrier Classic Cancelled

Jun 26th, 2016

The Greenbrier has been canceled due to the horrific flooding that took place this week. But how will that affect The Open?

How to keep your greens green in Dubai

How to keep your greens green in Dubai

May 7th, 2016

Meat, half-eaten pizza slices, fruit peels, paper and other organic waste are being churned into water and fertiliser to help keep the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club green and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. We think this is a cracking recycling idea.

Day 3 at The Zurich Classic

Day 3 at The Zurich Classic

May 1st, 2016

Rain. Stopped. Play. That pretty much sums up day three at The Zurich Classic. While a few players managed to tee off in their third round, the leader Brian Stuard only managed the six holes to finish his second round.

Top Tips for the Zurich Classic

Top Tips for the Zurich Classic

Apr 26th, 2016

The Spiv won last week with money on Charley Hoffman, so who is he backing to bring home the bacon this time around?

Swingin' Siren Paige Spiranac makes Dubai Debut

Swingin' Siren Paige Spiranac makes Dubai Debut

Mar 25th, 2016

Paige Spiranac made her Ladies European tour Debut at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters this morning. While we would love to say she was at the top, the sponsors invite was propping up the field, having shot a first round five over 77, 11 shots behind the lead.

Adam Scott wins Honda Classic

Adam Scott wins Honda Classic

Feb 29th, 2016

Adam Scott raised the trophy last night at the Honda Classic, pipping Sergio Garcia by one shot for his first title in two years. While he only managed a level par 70, Sergio could only muster a 71, and no one made a run at the the two of them.

Honda Classic Day Three Highlight's

Honda Classic Day Three Highlight's

Feb 28th, 2016

Adam Scott shot a 66 last night to take a share of the lead last night with Sergio Garcia at the Honda Classic last night. Sounds great. Except he threw a quadruple bogey in there. 

Sergio Garcia Leads Honda Classic

Sergio Garcia Leads Honda Classic

Feb 26th, 2016

Last night Sergio Garcia took a share of the first round lead at the Honda Classic, shooting a 65 despite tangling with an alligator. Garcia  shares the lead with Michael Thompson, the 2013 Honda Classic winner. Check out the highlights.

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Honda Classic Fantasy League

Feb 24th, 2016

The Honda Classic GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge. Picture of ducks taken yesterday by the 3rd green by Getty's Dave Cannon. Lovely stuff... 

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Jan 29th, 2016

  Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull  and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.

Trump signs in Dubai Back Up

Trump signs in Dubai Back Up

Dec 14th, 2015

The signs featuring Donald Trump at the Akoya in Dubai have now been put back up! What on earth's going on?

Omega Dubai Ladies Masters Final Day

Omega Dubai Ladies Masters Final Day

Dec 12th, 2015

The 10th running of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters came to an end on Saturday, with the twenty six year old Chinese LPGA player Shanshan Feng strolling to a record 12-shot victory.

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Dec 9th, 2015

Donald Trump has been up to his hair-raising antics yet again, with his latest outburst against Muslims: “We need a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States while we figure out what the hell is going on, We are out of control.” 

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

Nov 16th, 2015

It was Ker-Ching day for Graeme McDowell as he won a one-hole play off to trouser $1,116,000 at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

Play suspended at the OHL Classic

Play suspended at the OHL Classic

Nov 15th, 2015

Play was suspended at the OHL Classic in Playa del Carmen in Mexico. But here's who is winning....? And now it seems to be back on. 

The OHL Classic Moving Day

The OHL Classic Moving Day

Nov 14th, 2015

On a lightening and rain-affected day it was USA’s Derek Fathauer who rose to the top of the leaderboard. He shot another six under 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Jason Bohn.

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Nov 10th, 2015

It's go time again. We bring you the tee times and pairings for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which is in Mexico if you didn't know.

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..

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.

Wilson Staff launch classic revamped blade irons

Wilson Staff launch classic revamped blade irons

Jan 24th, 2019

Is this the perfect golf club? Just look at it. Makes you want to put it in a glass case and sell tickets. Or just whip it out of the bag from 153-yards and hit the greatest shot of your life. Wilson Staff tip their cap to a classic with the new 2019 blades...

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Jan 16th, 2019

So close last week at the Sony Open with Andrew Putnam 69/1 leading until the final stages eventually finishing 2nd to Matt Kuchar. But now I focus on the Desert Classic.

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Dec 20th, 2018

The Els Club Dubai, one of Troon International Division’s marquee destinations, is set to further bolster its already impressive offering following three exciting new announcements.

ARCCOS Caddie prediction proves spot on in Dubai

ARCCOS Caddie prediction proves spot on in Dubai

Nov 20th, 2018

Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence brand, proved correct in its prediction that Tommy Fleetwood would beat his Race to Dubai rival and great friend Francesco Molinari by four shots in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai last weekend.

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

ARCCOS predicts glory in Dubai for Fleetwood

Nov 15th, 2018

Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence company, has predicted that Tommy Fleetwood will come out on top in his contest with Francesco Molinari this week when they face off at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

Oct 25th, 2018

When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...

Golf stars' 1st tee anthems at Zurich Classic

Golf stars' 1st tee anthems at Zurich Classic

Apr 29th, 2018

Tour pros and their music. What's it going to be as they choose their favourite tune to get them underway at the Zurich Classic? Some real doozies here. And it's not all Hootie...

The Golf Spiv calls the Abu Dubai HSBC Championship

The Golf Spiv calls the Abu Dubai HSBC Championship

Jan 16th, 2018

It’s the event where all the big boys turn up. Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose head the pack as the favourites to lift the title in Abu Dhabi. Johnson has certainly started 2018 well with victory at the Tournament of Champions. For the others, it is the first one of the season. 

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Nov 18th, 2017

You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...

Fleetwood flying high again in Dubai

Fleetwood flying high again in Dubai

Nov 17th, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood went eight shots better than day one as he soared up the leaderboard in Dubai to demonstrate to Justin Riose that he is not going quietly, if at all.

Justin Rose reels in Fleetwood in Dubai

Justin Rose reels in Fleetwood in Dubai

Nov 16th, 2017

It's all happening at the Tour Championship in Dubai as Justin Rose attempts to reel Tommy Fleetwood in and take the number one spot come Sunday night.

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

Oct 19th, 2017

When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.

Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic

Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic

Oct 15th, 2017

Pat Perez won the PGA TOUR's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur.

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Stacy Lewis leads the Cambia Portland Classic

Sep 3rd, 2017

As we reported on Saturday, Stacy Lewis will give all her winnings at the Cambia Portland Open to charity, and specifically the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, how is she getting on? 

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Cabrera Bello leads St Jude Classic

Jun 11th, 2017

Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello posted a 5under 65 to be in a three–way tie for the lead at the St. Jude Classic, with Stewart Cink and Ben Crane after Saturday’s moving day.

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Day two at the St Jude Classic

Jun 10th, 2017

There’s a three–way tie at the top after day two at the FedEx St Jude Classic, with Charl Schwartzel, Chez Reavie and Sebastian Munoz all on nine-under par.

Charley Hull narrowly misses out in Dubai

Charley Hull narrowly misses out in Dubai

Dec 11th, 2016

Charley Hull smashed her way through the field in the final day of the Dubai Ladies Masters with a bogey-free, seven-under-par 65 but it wasn't enough to catch China's Shansan Feng

Inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic held

Inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic held

Sep 2nd, 2016

The inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic, held at Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, Ware, has been hailed as an overwhelming success after raising over £120,000 for goal keeping legend Bob Wilson's the Willow foundation.

Footballer’s Golf Classic

Footballer’s Golf Classic

Jun 21st, 2016

Manchester City cult hero Andy Morrison put former boss Kenny Dalglish in the shade as he romped to a memorable victory in the 20th edition of the Footballers’ Golf Classic at the world-famous La Manga Club in Spain.

Lovemark and Vegas lead Zurich Classic

Lovemark and Vegas lead Zurich Classic

Apr 30th, 2016

Jamie Lovemark and Jhonattan Vegas were sharing the lead at the Zurich Classic when play on the second day was suspended because of darkness.