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Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Oct 3rd, 2017

Editor's Letter: What is GolfPunk? "You there, boy! Tuck your shirt in and get your handicap down! That's all that matters in golf. Tidy shirts and handicap-obsessed machines. That's what they try to tell us. What do we say? Tosh & trumpery, my good man.

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Nov 24th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September. 

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

May 21st, 2016

When I was a 16-year-old junior member at my golf club in Sussex, I remember several occasions when, before I was able to drive myself the five miles to and from the golf course, my mum or dad would come and pick me up

Tiger's Letter to Jack

Tiger's Letter to Jack

Dec 17th, 2015

When Sports Illustrated announced last month that Nicklaus would be awarded with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, which recognizes the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy, Tiger Woods passed along his congratulations.

A golf love letter to the Phoenix Open 16th

A golf love letter to the Phoenix Open 16th

Jan 30th, 2019

It's back! The event that totally signals the start of the golf season proper. I look forward to this week as soon as Christmas makes way for the new year and, no offence to the Saudi International, there's only one game in town this week.

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Editor's Letter – All hail the British Masters

Oct 3rd, 2017

Anyone who was at the British Masters, or watched it on TV, will know what an excellent tournament it was. With the European Tour courting sponsorship dollars across Europe and beyond in order to maintain operations and expand, it seems that there has been less focus on holding events in the UK. 

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Keith Pelley issues open letter

Aug 22nd, 2017

In a bold and frank move, Keith Pelley has issued an open letter to all fans of the European Tour about the state of the European Tour's website. Take it away Keith.....

Ed's Letter: Tiger Woods

Ed's Letter: Tiger Woods

May 30th, 2017

Honest guv, I'm not drunk. It's just these pain killers make me a bit drowsy. That's why I was zig-zagging across the road. At 3am.

Ed's Letter: The Golf Sixes

Ed's Letter: The Golf Sixes

May 3rd, 2017

Strap yourselves in and get ready for pyrotechnics on the tee, nearest the pin competitions and some old fashioned ding-dong match play drama. The Golf Sixes is a very welcome innovation in the much beleaguered world of professional tournament golf.

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Apr 10th, 2017

It was 74th time lucky for the man who had determined that he would never win a major because he just wasn't "good enough". All evidence to the contrary Sergio. You the man. 

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Aug 11th, 2015

Ed's Letter PGA Week. Including Help The Gravy, Bunch Of Arse and the GP Jukebox

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

Tiger Woods makes cut despite misfiring putter

May 5th, 2018

Tiger Woods experienced an unfortunate bout of the touchy-feelies in the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship. And it's enough to make you think he's actually more like us than you might think.

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Feb 27th, 2018

We love a bit of golf rowdiness here at GP. In fact, The Phoenix Open is one of the true highlights of the whole season with its booze-fuelled amphitheatre holding 20,000 bonkers fans at the 16th. But when you get one half-wit...

Golf is boring – it's official

Golf is boring – it's official

Jan 11th, 2018

Damn it all... we've been trying to pretend for years but now the jig is up. Golf has been officially declared the world's most boring sport.

Phil Mickelson jokes about his terrible driving

Phil Mickelson jokes about his terrible driving

Oct 9th, 2017

One of the best things about golf is that, no matter how badly we play on any given day, once we're back in the clubhouse we have that unique ability to block out all the bad stuff that happened and focus on The Consolation Shot. 

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Jun 26th, 2017

Golf. It just doesn't make sense does it? I mean, when you're languishing at World number 837, you don't really expect to be in the mix come Sunday at the prestigious BMW International tournament in Munich. And you certainly don't expect to win it.

How the mighty in golf can fall

How the mighty in golf can fall

Nov 17th, 2016

5 rounds have been played, 18 holes remain... Our 12 intrepid GolfPunks have been reduced to 9... who made the last 36 hole shoot out? And who will be going back to rations next season...

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Mar 24th, 2016

After hobbling to victory over Graeme McDowell, Jason Day disappeared from the golf course at the WGC and is now a major doubt for the Masters which, if you weren't already getting excited, is two weeks away.

Councils make it illegal to carry golf bags in public!

Councils make it illegal to carry golf bags in public!

Mar 1st, 2016

Not content with closing our pitch and putt courses down, local councils have now made it illegal to carry golf bags about the place in public. Yes, that's right, you can be arrested for carrying a golf bag in public. And if you're intending to sell lucky charms while carrying your golf bag, that's illegal too. 

Want to buy a golf brand?

Want to buy a golf brand?

Nov 19th, 2015

If you fancy trying your hand as a brand owner then here's your chance to get your mitts on several well known golf brands, including John Letters.

The BBC Open Debacle

The BBC Open Debacle

Oct 3rd, 2015

As the GolfPunk Brigadier I am duty bound to read The Daily Telegraph at my club over my porridge and kippers every morning, and today I came across a letter to the Editor which I thought should be shared. Mr Michael Cooper of Addington, Kent, you are spot on. We've included a nice picture of young Mr. Spieth, as that's what The Daily Telegraph did as well.