Mar 3rd, 2017
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Summer is finally upon us the fairways are firming up, the shorts are out so all you need is a nice pair of comfy shoes. PUMA is releasing their latest iterations of their iconic PUMA Suede shoe and we must say they do look rather lush!
Once upon a time what golfers wore on the course was not something that was talked about much. This might have something to do with the fact that they wore a standardised uniform of shirt, jumper of varying style and slacks. Oh, and of course the obligatory golf shoe which usually looked like something your grandad thought was cutting edge.
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.
How do you come back from blowing a seven shot lead in a major? Well, fortunately for Brooks Koepka it is a question that he will not have to answer. Staring down the barrel of the gun and the biggest collapse in golf major history, Koepka dug deep, held his nerve and took the title.
Tiger Woods, in his first outing since his Masters victory will be teeing it up with Francesco Molinari and title holder, Brooks Koepka, for the opening two rounds of this week’s US PGA Championship.
After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.
As Tiger prepares for what could be the compelling second chapter of his come-back story he could have done without a lawsuit being slapped on him and his girlfriend in relation to death of an employee of his restaurant in Florida.
CT Pan became only the second players from Chinese Taipei, or Taiwan as it is better known, to win on the PGA Tour and the first since 1987 when TC Chen won the Genesis Open. The diminutive Pan held his nerve over the final few holes to take the crown and earn himself a $1.2 million pay day.
Harpenden’s Joss Gosling implemented a smart irons-only game plan in winning last weekend’s 60th Berkhamsted Trophy in association with Bushnell Golf, at Berkhamsted Golf Club.
Patrick Reed promises to “fatten those boys up a little” with his Masters menu. But what exactly did he serve up?
Probably the most important club in the bag after the putter (or the driver if you hold the long drive record at your club!) is the wedge. Along with the flat stick, you're going to use your wedge(s) more times than any other club in your bag during a round. And Cobra have a new range of spin machines to help you shoot lower scores.
The 25th anniversary edition of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open will once again be tri-sanctioned by the China Golf Association and the European and Asian Tours when the tournament is staged at The Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen from May 2-5.v
The first four Professional Golfers’ Association, We Love Golf events for 2019, have been hailed as a huge success after 135 women and girls braved the wind and rain to take part in four golf taster events held across the Great Britain & Ireland.
PGA Catalunya Resort, one of Europe’s finest golf experiences, today begins a year-long celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of its iconic Stadium Course, the No.1* ranked layout in Spain for the last seven years.
One of Europe’s most high-profile golfers Paul Lawrie OBE will be taking part in this year’s inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship.
The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.
Laguna Golf Phuket will become the first golf course to host a PGA TOUR Series-China event outside of mainland China when it hosts the Tour’s third and final Global Qualifying Tournament from March 5-8.
The 2019 Honda Classic proved to be an early season highlight for Mizuno – with winner Keith Mitchell just one of four players using Mizuno irons to hold a share of the lead on the final day.
After hosting Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship and the English Boys’ U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play (McGregor Trophy), during a benchmark year in 2018, Kedleston Park has been named as one of four finalists in the Championship Venue of the Year category of the England Golf Awards 2019.
With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.
The Dom Pedro Old Course, situated in the heart of the stunning Algarve, has once again been recognised among the finest venues for golf anywhere in the world, having been named the Best Golf Course in Portugal in the 2019 edition of the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards.
The R&A and the USGA have provided two clarifications to Rule 10.2b(4) regarding restrictions on caddies standing behind players which take immediate effect.
Ian Woosnam, winner of the 1991 Masters and Ryder Cup winning Captain in 2006, has been named as official event host for the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship which will take place between 20–23 June at Trevose Golf & Country Club near Padstow in Cornwall.
Mizuno has revealed its line-up of staff professionals on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour for 2019.
Sergio Garcia has sensationally been disqualified from the third round of the Saudi International on a charge of serious misconduct.
Patrick Reed has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Masters Tournament victory last year. Or was it his sterling work in destabilising the USA Ryder Cup team in Paris...
Entries have opened for the year’s first key domestic men’s elite amateur event, the 72-hole Berkhamsted Trophy in association with Bushnell Golf, which takes place from 4th – 6th April at Berkhamsted Golf Club.
The son of Gary Player, Wayne Player, has been arrested due to an incident involving a house rental at the 2018 Masters.
The British Speedgolf Pairs Championships will take place on Saturday 8 June, at Sweetwoods Park Golf club, a parkland course bordering East Sussex, Kent and West Sussex.
It takes a lot for Tiger Woods to turn down a massive appearance fee (reportedly north of $6m) and a free yacht, but that's what happened recently when the European Tour came knocking with an invite to the Saudi International, the country's first professional significant golf tournament.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is a Portugal-based, international brand of hotels and resorts in Portugal and Brazil. What was formerly known as Dom Pedro Hotels Group, is now Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection.
Galvin Green has boosted the line-up of global ambassadors for the 2019 season with the addition of proven Tour winners to wear its premium apparel.
Farleigh Golf Club has cemented its standing as a prime venue for professional tournaments after its selection as host of the PGA Fourball Championship for both 2019 and 2020.
The best performing wedges in the game – Vokey SM7 – are now available in a stunning Slate Blue limited finish.
Tired of being asked to take part in ‘viral’ videos by ‘media types’, five European Tour stars decided to take matters into their own hands and assemble The Content Committee.
Following the signing of American star Gary Woodland to its Tour Advisory Staff last week, Wilson Golf has confirmed its line-up for the 2019 European Tour, mixing young and upcoming talent with established Tour winners and Major champions.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s fairways will be graced with some of the world’s best golfers this week as they compete to be crowned champion at the ‘Home of Champions’.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has announced that it will be hosting the 21st edition of the Dom Pedro International Golf Classic from 12th to 19th January 2019.
Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.
Patrick Reed has confirmed his plans for the Masters dinner he will be hosting, following his maiden Major victory at Augusta National last year.
Happy New Year to all GolfPunk followers. Just the one event this week in Hawaii, it’s a small but select field in which I do fear the two favourites, DustinJohnson and Jon Rahm the biggest hitters in the field but with wind forecast I think and hope there is value to be had elsewhere??? 9 points risked.
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.
23-year-old Bronte Law has broken a Ladies European Tour record by holing nine straight birdies in the Lalla Aicha Tour School event in Morocco.
Officials at eight golf resorts expect to give away hundreds of free winter memberships following the early take-up of their MATCH PLAY offer.
TaylorMade Golf, makers of one of the most sought after putters on Tour in Spider Tour, announced today the expansion of its benchmark putter platform with the introduction of MySpider to the UK market.
David Lipsky has won the Alfred Dunhill Championship with a bag full of TaylorMade product.
Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world.
During the last week of November, players congregated in Vilamoura for the 31st edition of the pre-eminent Grande Troféu de Vilamoura over the weekend, where Jamie Lindsay Mann emerged victorious after three thrilling rounds of golf.
PGA Catalunya Resort, home of Spain’s No1 course*, has today unveiled its new and upgraded golf academy, The Golf Hub, which integrates the latest state-of-the-art tracking technology and social gaming systems to create a fun, social and accessible approach to improving performance.VV
BMW has been confirmed as a Worldwide Partner of The Ryder Cup for Whistling Straits, in Wisconsin, in 2020 and Marco Simone, in Italy, in 2022.
More than 900 potential volunteers will this week be contacted to offer them a volunteering role at The 2019 Solheim Cup, taking place at Gleneagles from 9-15 September 2019.
The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.
Aaron Rai beat Matthew Fitzpatrick to clinch the season-opening Honma Hong Kong Open. The three-time Challenge Tour winner wore his signature MacWet Golf Gloves on both hands throughout all rounds.
Eddie Pepperell is up a tree. GolfPunk put him there. Well, we asked if he’d do it and he happily obliged. He's using his range finder to see into the future. He must be liking what he’s seeing. Six days later he would be British Masters champion...
PGA Tour and Vijay Singh have announced an end to the lawsuit involving VJ’s anti-doping suspension, with a joint statement.
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.
COBRA PUMA GOLF Athlete Lexi Thompson ended the 2018 season on a high note, atop the leaderboard of the CME Group Tour Championship, capturing her 10th career victory. With this win, Thompson is projected to move to number two in the world.
Entries for the 2019 Sunningdale Foursomes are now open. Here's how to apply.
Team Galvin Green will have two new members on the European Tour next season following Guido Migliozzi and Ivan Cantero earning their Tour Cards this week at the final stage of Q-School.
Rory McIlroy is not in the least bothered that if he quits the European Tour he could jeopardise his potential future Ryder Cup captaincy, commenting that "It's twenty years away."
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.
So close last weekend with Danny Lee 109/1 and J J Spaun 76/1 finishing 2nd and 3rd in the Mayakoba Classic In Mexico to Matt Kuchar! Two events this week, the DP world Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.
Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be thinking of working with Billy Foster after his recent split from Lee Westwood.
Danish shoemakers ECCO GOLF have announced the renewal of their partnership with golf legend and World Golf Hall-of-Famer, Fred Couples.
The hype surrounding the $9 million winnner takes all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson continues to build with the release of this new video.
Dr Abed Al-Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, was joined by representatives of the European Challenge Tour, the Staysure Tour and the Ladies European Tour at World Travel Market in London this week to unveil the trophy for the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla.
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
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.
The Golf Nurse Will See You Now: This won't hurt a bit she says, as Carly Booth talks us though playing to an elevated green...
Swooping falcons, urinating turtles, Tri-pod the alligator, waddling ducks, and frisky iguanas: It's all in a day's work for the tour pro...
A Vietnam veteran who was playing on a course in Indianapolis last weekend had a surprise in store when he came to the eighth green. He found a swastika carved into the green, along with a racial slur.
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
It wasn't just the ghouls and spirits out last night. Stars of the PGA and LPGA were also up to no good. In a good way...
As contrversy and accusations run riot over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Instanbul, the European Tuor have announced that they will be holding an event there in January 2019.
Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
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.
A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”
Two men have been convicted for their parts in a £500,000 armed robbery at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection is preparing to welcome a host of amateur golfers from around the world to play in the Grande Troféu Vilamoura from 29th November to 1st December 2018.
A jury has found Dustin Johnson’s former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, guilty of embezzling $26 million from his real estate company.
Bettinardi Golf, the specialist milled putter manufacturer based in Chicago, has enjoyed its best ever season with standout victories on both the PGA and European Tours.
Since signing for Team Mizuno, 27-year-old Eddie Pepperell’s career has gone from strength to strength, with February’s maiden European Tour win in Qatar followed by a wire-to-wire to victory in October at Walton Heath in the Sky Sports British Masters.
Eddie Pepperell was going along ok at Walton Heath in his bid to protect a lead going into the final day. He was still ahead, but only just. hen his mum gave him a present on the 10th tee...
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.
Blimey, this thing just won't go away. Now – despite Koepka refuting there was an altercation between him and DJ, it's alleged that the two also had to be separated on the plane over to Paris a week earlier. Jim Furyk was embarrassed, and now we are hearing that the WAGS were involved...
Here's the video that inspired the European Ryder Cup team to victory. Prepare to be moved.
How do you make a pig's breakfast out of a silver service banquet? Be an American Ryder Cup player. As the claims and counterclaims of mismanagement, disharmony and basic lack of preparation abound, Tony Finau has hit back at Patrick Reed.
Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed. Quite the odd couple. Super talented. Serial winners. They should be all-American heroes. But they’re not. For some reason, no one really ‘gets' them.
A young female fan has been injured after a stray ball hit her right in the face at the Ryder Cup.
The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2018 is set to take place this weekend, 21st – 23rd September, on the sunny Italian island of Sardinia in the fabled coastline of Costa Smeralda.
Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, the Algarve’s premier golf brand, and its Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course witnessed history during the 12th edigtion of the Portugal Masters as Oliver Fisher recorded the Tour's first ever 59.
Woods' 80th PGA TOUR victory caps remarkable comeback season, whilst stablemate Justin Rose claims year-long FedExCup Title with T4 Finish.
The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.
A UK Chief Constable has been cleared in a case that reveals as much about his golfing character as his integrity.
Tiger Woods made an eagle putt from over 27 feet on the par-5 18th hole for a 5-under 65 and a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler in the Tour Championship. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
BREAKING NEWS: Oliver Fisher has signed for a 59 at the Portuguese Masters to make European Tour history.
The Algarve’s premier golf brand, Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, has completed the final touches as it prepares to host the 12th Portugal Masters.
One week to go to the Ryder Cup, it should be a thriller!! This week the Portugal Masters and last round of fed ex play off the tour championship