Jan 1st, 2016
Rory returned to Ashford Castle in County Mayo, Ireland, for a quiet celebration with his finance Erica Stoll. And enjoyed some very fine wine indeed.
Rory returned to Ashford Castle in County Mayo, Ireland, for a quiet celebration with his finance Erica Stoll. And enjoyed some very fine wine indeed.
Stevie Wonder is reportedly going to sing at Rory McIlroy's wedding reception this weekend, and there are more rumours flying about as well....
Rory has got the ice in for fiancee Erica Stoll. Check out her new rock.
Reports doing the rounds in Ireland are suggesting Rory could be close to getting married to his American sweetheart Erica Stoll.
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £11,649, raised by its customers over the festive period.
With new driver releases from golf’s biggest names boasting length, forgiveness and the latest technology, it can be a minefield working out where to spend your hard-earned cash.
American Golf has been rescued from administration by private equity investor Endless, in a move that will save 112 stores and protect 900 jobs, but 20 stores are due to close.
American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.
Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.
American Golf and Callaway welcomed Europe’s strongest Long Drive field to Chester Racecourse on Thursday to do battle for the 2018 American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championships.
With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .
The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship is back for its fourth year with a brand-new sponsor – Callaway!
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £20,000, raised by its customers over the festive period.
According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.
American Golf has confirmed that its 2017 Championship TV programmes will be airing during prime time on the new Sky Sports Golf channel.
Four time Ryder Cup venue the Belfry was the location for the conclusion of 3 days of golf finals this weekend. Eight new American Golf Champions were crowned across the finals event with six now progressing to the Heritage Resorts Tournament of Champions in Mauritius.
American Golf has celebrated the ‘Best of British’ with its inaugural Golf Awards held at the Belfry on Thursday night. And the winners are......
The fourth annual American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING came to its climax yesterday as the regional winners headed to Gainsborough Golf Club to compete for the coveted championship titles.
As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.
American Golf is inviting golfers across the UK & Ireland to enter its biggest ever competition and be in with a chance of scooping 1 Million Dollars.
American Golf has announced that the winners of this year’s American Golf Grand Finals at the Belfry will qualify for its first ever Tournament of Champions at the incredible Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort in Mauritius.
American Golf has announced the line up for its first free golf show of the year, which will be staged at the ExCel in London from Friday April 7th.
American Golf has announce the signing of its first Tour player sponsorship with Ladies European Tour rookie, Elizabeth Mallett.
American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.
As we reported last week Kira Kazantse, a former Miss America, had her golf clubs stolen and was remarkable forgiving of the thieves. And now Callaway have stepped in and replaced her stolen set with a brand new, shiny set of sticks.
American Golf has announced Ian Hendry and Martin Leo as its first ever Seniors Champions.
Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and David Lloyd go head-to-head in a series of golf challenges at American Golf. Find out which star posts a 313yd drive, who can get nearest the pin and who can hold their nerve on the green.
Friday night saw an incredible display of power hitting as Lucas Dornan became the American Golf Long Drive Champion, winning a hamper of products from Garmin and a place in the World Long Drive Championship.
Junior golfers have been battling it out this summer for a place in the third American Golf Junior Championships, and they have announced a line up for the final that boasts some of the U.K. & Ireland’s best young golfers.
Over 25,000 culturally important pieces of Native American history have been discovered on the site of a proposed golf course on the banks of Lake Michigan.
An American tycoon has given £2 million to Scottish charities because he fell in love with the country’s golf courses.
American Golf has opened a National Academy at High Legh Park Golf Club in Knutsford, Cheshire. Opened by Stoke City and Republic of Ireland footballer Shay Given, the Academy has a 9 and 18 hole course.
Situated in the foothills of the beautiful Mijas Mountains with breath-taking views of the stunning Andalusian countryside, La Cala’s superb 54-hole resort offers an idyllic rural retreat just 20 minutes from Marbella and only 30 minutes from Malaga airport.
Chervò S.p.A., the leading Italian brand of golf and sportswear, has acquired 95 per cent of shares of Chervò USA, while the remaining five per cent will be owned by two local investors.
Our friends over at 18Birdies.com have been busy across the pond, getting an American team to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest hole of golf by a team of four, which was previously held by a European team consisting of Ian Poulter, Tyrrell Hatton, Matt Fitzpatrick and Matthew Southgate. Here's how they beat the record.
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...
A man who had his house surrounded by a six-foot wall of mud after it was branded an “eyesore” by Donald Trump, has called his US election victory a "farce."
Ever had your golf clubs stolen? I have and it hurts like hell on a jet ski. You want revenge. Or at least your clubs back. Kira Kazantsev reaction, however, beggars belief...
Piers Morgan is switching allegiances at the Ryder Cup. Good riddance we say...
In 1967, four businessmen jointly invested $250,000 to buy Freeway Golf Course, which became the first 18-hole course to be owned by African Americans in the USA. Now this historic course is under threat and up for sale.
Oakmont just keeps on giving! Not only is it the hardest golf course known to man, it has now done a deal with god and brought the weather into play.
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.
We love a golf challenge at GolfPunk. That’s not to say we are any good at them but the general consensus after watching Niall Horan have a bash at the Pressure Putt Challenge from our friends at American Golf, is that we could have taken him.
We have highlighted competitions for all sorts, from clubs to holidays, but American Golf have come up with the mother of all competitions. Win the MVP – Golf’s Most Valuable Prize – at American Golf and get oodles of golf goodies.
In the latest instalment of American Golf’s Battle of the Brands challenge, TaylorMade M5 / M6 irons topped the charts with an average distance gain of 10.2 yards when pitted against the leading brands’ in the game by hundreds of American Golf customers.
Across a week at the start of February, 934 American Golf customers took on the Battle of the Brands Driver test and found the Callaway Epic Flash to produce the biggest distance increase, with an average improvement of 8.3 yards.
With two weeks to go in the American Golf charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation, the South’s golfers’ are proving to be the U.K.’s most generous, with 1500 more tickets sold than their nearest rivals, the Central region.
Tickets go on sale today across all American Golf stores for the charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation.
It wasn’t just the temperatures that were soaring this week as some of the longest drivers in the country sent their balls flying down the runway at RAF Honington.
The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.
Regional PGA Professional and American Golf Master Fitter Nick Rose was one of seven American Golf staff and customers to win the trip of a lifetime to TaylorMade H.Q. in Carlsbad last month. Nick takes us through what it’s like to be on the golfing trip of a lifetime.
As part of American Golf’s ongoing commitment to supporting its nominated charity, On Course Foundation, the company is getting into the Christmas spirit early this year by launching a raffle across its 121 stores in the UK & Ireland. Tickets will cost just £1 each with all proceeds going to the charity, which uses golf to help in the rehabilitation of wounded, sick and injured Servicemen and women.
As it is Black Friday we thought we'd have a little look see at what the best deals are on offer from the UK's leading golf retailer - American Golf. Here'w what we found.
Former soldier Rob Hansen was just six feet away from winning On Course Foundation (OCF) a whopping $1million after taking part in last week’s Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO), in partnership with American Golf.
Nine amateur golfers from across the UK are just one shot away from landing $1million after they qualified for the hole–in–one challenge final, run in partnership by Million Dollar Hole In One and American Golf.
Against the stunning setting of Heythrop Hall, the 2017 Final of the American Golf Long Drive Championship was a real crowd pleaser, with some incredible performances across the board.
With 400 yard bombs, Tour players and over 5000 entrants, The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championship is breaking all records
If you are in the Manchester area this weekend then why not head on down to Event City for the American Golf show. It's free and runs from Friday through to Sunday.
Tenerife's banana past has been turned into their golfing future. We peel the skin off some of their leading courses.
American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017.
Teenager Toto Gana from Chile sank a two–foot birdie putt to secure himself a place at this year's Masters by winning a play off victory at the Latin American Amateur Championship.
Tiger Woods has ranked No. 7 on Forbes first–ever list of America’s Wealthiest Celebrities with an estimated net worth of $740 million. And that's after a very expensive divorce settlement that cost him over $100 million!
North East golfer Rebecca McGinley has secured an incredible third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after taking on the biggest hitters in the women’s game in Oklahoma, U.S.A.
A member at North West Golf Club in Ireland made an unusual discovery on Wednesday. He came across Bill Clinton’s golf ball!
England rugby hero and World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers our friends at American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out how he got into golf, what is the best part of his game and who was the worst golfer in the England team.
A northwestern Minnesota golf course damaged by vandals this summer is getting some generous recovery help from the PGA and Hazeltine no less.
A nationwide Ryder Cup golf survey* commissioned by Europe’s No 1 golf retailer, American Golf, has revealed that UK golf fans believe that Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez should be the next Team Europe captain for the Ryder Cup set to be staged in France in 2018.
England cricket heroes Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, alongside the "voice of cricket", David Lloyd answer American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out who has the best handicap, which is their favourite course and who's the worst golfer in the England dressing room.
The youngest son of African-American golf legend Charlie Sifford was sentenced to 30 months in prison Thursday for robbing his father's estate.
37 of the U.K.’s biggest hitters are getting ready for the final of the American Golf Long Drive Championships on Friday August 19th at High Legh Golf Club, Cheshire.
The American Golf Long Drive Championship, which is in its second year, has been named as the only UK qualifying event for the World Long Drive Championships.
When Charlie Sifford, the PGA’s first black member, was inducted into golf’s Hall of Fame in November 2004, he was introduced by his long-time friend, Gary Player. “Imagine Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh ranked the No 1 and No 2 golfers in the world being told they can’t play because they are black,” said the South African legend. “It’s hard to imagine what once happened in our world.”
Here at GP Towers, as you can imagine, we’re always on the look out for the latest and greatest GolfPunk, and we think we may have just found a new contender for the prestigious top spot. In recent weeks we’ve been casting our beady eye’s over world number 254, Harold Varner III.
John Daly has been having a Twitter spat with American Airlines. And we can't blame the poor fellow. AA had lost his clubs which were meant to be on their way to Qatar. Except they weren't.
We're all for anything that bring's new people to the game we love, so here's hoping The Golf Show by American Golf will help encourage people to take up the game.
You might not have heard but it's Black Friday. Which means it's time to spend, spend, spend. We've trawled the internet to find you five of today's best offers.
If you missed this when it first came out, it's well worth a look. Tiger Woods stars in a Caddyshack spoof TV advert for American Express.