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Rory and Erica Celebrate

Rory and Erica Celebrate

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 Rumoured To Be Getting Hitched

Rory Rumoured To Be Getting Hitched

Dec 2nd, 2015

Reports doing the rounds in Ireland are suggesting Rory could be close to getting married to his American sweetheart Erica Stoll.

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

Feb 15th, 2019

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.

Enter the battle of the brands at American Golf

Enter the battle of the brands at American Golf

Feb 1st, 2019

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. 

20 American Golf stores set to close

20 American Golf stores set to close

Oct 20th, 2018

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.

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Sep 20th, 2018

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.

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

Sep 3rd, 2018

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 welcome golf's biggest hitters

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

Jul 27th, 2018

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 .

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

Jun 26th, 2018

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.

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Nov 23rd, 2017

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 Crowns Champions

American Golf Crowns Champions

Sep 12th, 2017

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 Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

American Golf Crowns Junior Champions for 2017

Aug 19th, 2017

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. 

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Jul 27th, 2017

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.

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Jul 11th, 2017

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 Tournament of Champions

American Golf Tournament of Champions

May 10th, 2017

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 announces line up

American Golf announces line up

Mar 20th, 2017

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 Long Drive Championship

American Golf Long Drive Championship

Feb 7th, 2017

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.

Miss America gets new clubs from Callaway

Miss America gets new clubs from Callaway

Nov 9th, 2016

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 Cricketer's Cup Challenge

American Golf Cricketer's Cup Challenge

Sep 17th, 2016

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.

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

Aug 22nd, 2016

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.

 American Golf Junior Championships

American Golf Junior Championships

Aug 12th, 2016

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.

American Golf Opens National Academy

American Golf Opens National Academy

Jul 30th, 2015

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.

Major renovation of Campo America

Major renovation of Campo America

Feb 20th, 2019

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.

Chervo's new American focus after shares buy out

Chervo's new American focus after shares buy out

Mar 21st, 2018

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.

America wrestle back fastest hole by a team of four

America wrestle back fastest hole by a team of four

Feb 6th, 2018

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.

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...

Trump's Aberdeen neighbours warn America

Trump's Aberdeen neighbours warn America

Nov 12th, 2016

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."

Miss America has her golf clubs stolen

Miss America has her golf clubs stolen

Nov 5th, 2016

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...

First African American owned golf course for sale

First African American owned golf course for sale

Jun 29th, 2016

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.

We love a competition

We love a competition

Jul 3rd, 2019

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. 

TaylorMade Irons take top spot

TaylorMade Irons take top spot

Mar 18th, 2019

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.

Callaway Epic Flash wins battle of the brands

Callaway Epic Flash wins battle of the brands

Feb 22nd, 2019

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.

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

The South's golfers lead Christmas giving

Dec 20th, 2018

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.

Driving for show!

Driving for show!

Jul 5th, 2018

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. 

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

May 21st, 2018

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.

Diary of a Prize Winner

Diary of a Prize Winner

May 3rd, 2018

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.

On Course Foundation in for a great Christmas bonus

On Course Foundation in for a great Christmas bonus

Dec 5th, 2017

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.

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Sep 12th, 2017

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.

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

Sep 1st, 2017

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.

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

454 monster drive kicks off proceedings

Aug 10th, 2017

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.  

Carly Booth bombs it

Carly Booth bombs it

May 6th, 2017

With 400 yard bombs, Tour players and over 5000 entrants, The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championship is breaking all records

It's Show Time

It's Show Time

Apr 26th, 2017

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.

GolfPunk goes to Tenerife

GolfPunk goes to Tenerife

Mar 4th, 2017

Tenerife's banana past has been turned into their golfing future. We peel the skin off some of their leading courses.

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

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 books Masters spot

Teenager books Masters spot

Jan 16th, 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 heads Forbes money list

Tiger heads Forbes money list

Dec 27th, 2016

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!

Mike Tindall talks golf

Mike Tindall talks golf

Oct 4th, 2016

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.

 Miguel Angel Jimenez tipped to be next European Ryder Cup Captain

Miguel Angel Jimenez tipped to be next European Ryder Cup Captain

Sep 27th, 2016

 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.

Golf Q&A with Bumble, Buttler and Stokes

Golf Q&A with Bumble, Buttler and Stokes

Sep 19th, 2016

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.

Line up of UK's biggest hitters confirmed

Line up of UK's biggest hitters confirmed

Aug 12th, 2016

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. 

 World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

Jul 7th, 2016

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. 

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Charlie Sifford

Representing for all the GolfPunks: Charlie Sifford

Feb 21st, 2016

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.”

Who is Harold Varner III?

Who is Harold Varner III?

Feb 8th, 2016

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 in bust up

John Daly in bust up

Jan 27th, 2016

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.

New Golf Show to launch in Manchester

New Golf Show to launch in Manchester

Dec 2nd, 2015

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.

The Best Black Friday Golf Deals

The Best Black Friday Golf Deals

Nov 27th, 2015

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.

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Oct 19th, 2015

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.