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Jun 8th, 2019
Fantastic news that British Open champion Georgia Hall has been awarded an MBE at the age of 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the letter and it’s such an amazing honour and very cool to have that after my name,” the Bournemouth golfer said.
Apr 11th, 2019
A free and easy-to-enter competition this Saturday, running across all 19 Crown Golf clubs, will help raise funds for a charity nominated by English golfing superstar Georgia Hall.
Dec 18th, 2018
What a monumental Bunch Of Arse. Georgia Hall became the first British woman to win a major in 14 years and the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year cretins didn't even allow her to speak at the trumped-up awards ceremony on Sunday night.
Aug 5th, 2018
It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.
Aug 12th, 2019
Well we nearly got the final line up right in that we predicted three of the four captain’s picks. European Captain Catriona Matthew went for France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen.
Aug 4th, 2019
She is only 20, has never played a major championship or even played outside Japan until this week and now Hinako Shibuno finds herself leading the Women’s British Open at Woburn. She takes a two-shot lead into the Sunday but there is plenty of talent queuing up behind her should she slip up on the final day.
Aug 3rd, 2019
It was all getting quite crowded at the top of the leaderboard on day two at the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn on Friday until the overnight leader, Ashleigh Buhai, who was out late in the day, suddenly put her foot on the accelerator to open up daylight between her and the field.
Aug 2nd, 2019
South African Ashleigh Buhai shot a seven-under-par opening 65 to lead the AIG Women’s British Open. However, home favourites Charlie Hull, Georgia Hall and Bronte Law gave the crowd something to cheer about on day one at Woburn Golf Club in Buckinghamshire.
Aug 2nd, 2019
What's floated our golf boat and upset us at day two of the AIG Women’s British Open. The GolfPunk team took to the fairways, well ok the path bits down the sides, to see what was good and bad on the Marquess course at Woburn Golf Club.
Jul 31st, 2019
Defending Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall is set to tee off at 12.16 on Thursday alongside Brooke Henderson of Canada and Japan’s Mamiko Higa and according to her she is “actually very excited. I don't feel any pressure. It’s really nice for me to be home because I've been in the US the whole year.”
Jul 11th, 2019
GolfPunk fave Georgia Hall (no less!!) and nine of the past ten Champions will compete at the Women’s British Open for a 40% larger prize fund of $4.5m (circa £3.6m at time of writing) in recognition of the importance of the Championship and women’s golf according to the R&A.
Aug 3rd, 2018
Georgia Hall has continued with her fine form from yesterday at Royal Lytham St Annes and in doing so, has put herself in a prime position to contend at this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open. However, it is Pornanong Phatlum that finds herself in pole position at the halfway stage with a one-stroke advantage over the Brit.
Sep 10th, 2017
American Golf has celebrated the ‘Best of British’ with its inaugural Golf Awards held at the Belfry on Thursday night. And the winners are......
Mar 21st, 2020
I must say as a lefty I am in awe of these young pros who seem to be able to switch around and bomb the ball, playing left-handed. It is well known that lefty-in-chief Phil Mickelson is very handy playing right-handed, but it seems a couple of the world's best can switch round with ease and bomb it!
Mar 4th, 2020
As previously reported, the Golf Hall of Fame recently amended the qualification criteria moving the minimum age for both male and females to 45 from 50. So, it was hardly a ‘dropped my bacon sandwich’ moment when we learned that Tiger was on the list of finalists.
Feb 3rd, 2020
We love a good 14 club challenge at GolfPunk. In an all European clash, Spain's Sergio Garcia took on Sweden's Henrik on the 170 yard par three 16th hole at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club ahead of last weeks Saudi International. As always it made for some amusing viewing.
Jan 23rd, 2020
Call us old cynics but are the latest set of changes at the Golf Hall of Fame just a dressed way to get Tiger Woods inducted into the Golf Hall of Fame a few years earlier and boost the quality of the list of possible inductees for the 2021 draft? The rules were only changed some four years ago to move the minimum age from 40 to 50 and now it is being edged back to 45.
Jan 3rd, 2020
2019 is behind of us but it was not a great display by some who let down our great game and so have been inducted into the GolfPunk Hall of Shame. So which five golfers find themselves with the unwanted invite?
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.
Nov 14th, 2019
Everyone loves Beef Johnson, what’s not to like? He is a lovely chap and is nice to everyone both on and off the course and boy can he play golf. That’s why it was sad to see Beef’s loss of form and subsequently learn that this great bloke from London was struggling mentally. In this, Men’s Mental Health Month, we really enjoyed watching the video of Beef and Tubes, the Soccer AM presenter, playing a few holes and chatting about mental health and other stuff.
Oct 31st, 2019
Take one tour pro, 500 golf balls and a 165-yard par three hole. The challenge, to make a hole-in-one. The odds of an average golfer making an ace are roughly one in 100,000, while stats suggest a European Tour pro's chances are closer to one in 2,500. Step up Thomas Pieters.
Oct 17th, 2019
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama will go head to head in a globally televised skins game, the first in a series of annual competitions staged by GOLFTV. "The Challenge: Japan Skins" will take place on the 21st October ahead of the PGA Tour's Zozo Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Chiba, Japan, and we will not be watching.
Oct 16th, 2019
Take one bike, one set of clubs, 14 different Open venues and one complete nutter and you have the ‘The Great British Open Challenge’. London-based PGA professional, Luke Willett, he with a famous golfing namesake, is to pedal his way between all the Open venues playing 18 holes at each and cycling with his clubs on his back!
Oct 7th, 2019
We love a good 14 club challenge at GolfPunk. We’re not very good at them but watching the pro’s go at it is always a scream, especially when they manage to hit the green with a putter or equally unsuitable club!
Aug 9th, 2019
The European tour has been pretty creative with its content of late, who can forget the ‘Content Committee’ or Eddie Pepperell’s prank on Matt Wallace. By far our favourite though are the ongoing 14 Club Challenges.
Jan 15th, 2019
Slaley Hall has been voted ‘best golf hotel/resort in the north of England' in the 2019 Today's Golfer Travel Awards … for an unprecedented fifth successive year!
Nov 28th, 2018
GolfPunk selections at last week's Hong Kong Open finished 3rd Jason Schrivner 37/1, tied 6th Rafa Cabrera Bello 12/1 and Shubhanker Sharma 45/1. Three events this week....
Nov 7th, 2018
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Nov 7th, 2018
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.
Nov 1st, 2018
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...
Oct 31st, 2018
@King_geoffery on Instagram has one of the worst swings we have ever come across. In his honour here are ten of the worst golf swings you will ever see...
Aug 2nd, 2018
Slaley Hall is revelling in its new-found – and somewhat surprising – status as a gateway to Edinburgh.
Feb 10th, 2018
Wilson Golf has signed an exciting crop of talented young golfers on the European Challenge Tour to play Wilson Staff woods, irons and wedges this season.
Dec 1st, 2017
Here are the tee times and pairings for Day 2 at the Heroes Challenge in Albany, the Bahamas. So who is Tiger Woods teeing up with?
Nov 9th, 2017
The NedBank Challenge has already thrown up a Mongoose versus Cobra fight, and now it is Joost Luiten’s turn to encounter the wildlife at the Gary Player Country Club. But this time it is a crocodile. Play it where it lies?
Nov 8th, 2017
Oulton Hall’s Golf Academy celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with the coaches having overseen more than 35,000 golf lessons in that time.
Nov 1st, 2017
It's that time of year when you're allowed to dress up as an idiot ghost, ghoul, or your favourite cartoon character, all in the name of collecting candy. While there are a lot of treats on display below, there's a couple of tricks in here too.
Oct 26th, 2017
Ian Baker-Finch was playing golf at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, and Tiger Woods was also out on the range. This is what he made of Tiger’s swing.
Oct 23rd, 2017
Top golf professionals are often paid a king’s ransom merely to mention a product in interview or on social media. Yet Oulton Hall got a plug on prime-time TV courtesy of the enthusiasm of an eight-year-old golfer.
Jul 12th, 2017
Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Apr 23rd, 2017
On Tuesday June 21st, GolfPunk is doing the Longest Day Challenge for Macmillan Cancer this summer. We are partnering with COBRA PUMA Golf and Princes Golf Club. Check out the dramas we had last year...
Apr 13th, 2017
La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.
Mar 26th, 2017
As part of QHotels’ nationwide initiative to encourage more people to play golf, Mottram HallI in Cheshire’s is now offering free membership to junior golfers.
Jan 10th, 2017
David Law’s eagle at the Terre dei Consoli Open has been voted the 2016 European Challenge Tour Shot of the Year.
Dec 15th, 2016
The Bryan Brothers have found time to do their own version of the Bottle Flip Challenge. Here you go.....
Dec 2nd, 2016
The fat lady has clearly decided to take the rest of the week off, as Tiger shot a bogey free 65, with 7 birdies and no bogeys to move to six under at the Hero World Challenge.
Nov 23rd, 2016
The 'Bottle Flip Challenge' has been running amok on the interweb. Here's a golfer's version, and we are impressed – seriously impressed!
Nov 16th, 2016
The European Tour have got in on the #MannequinChallenge and have absolutely nailed it.
Nov 12th, 2016
Jeunghun Wang shot a third-round 64 to take a three-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
Nov 11th, 2016
Victor Dubuisson almost lost his golf ball in unusual circumstances as he was stopped in his tracks by a mongoose invasion at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Oct 15th, 2016
Beef is caturing the imagination of kids and adults all over the world. Here's a four–year old American boy who has been inspired by Beef for his Halloween costume. We're loving it!
Oct 6th, 2016
We know the Challenge Tour players are good - but are any of them good enough to nail a flopshot into a stack of Bridgestone tyres? FInd out here.
Sep 1st, 2016
Bridgestone is seriously getting into golf, and was the title sponsorship of its own Bridgestone Challenge golf event in Oxfordshire. Here’s what occurred.
Aug 11th, 2016
One of English golf’s most spectacular destinations is preparing to host its first European Challenge Tour Event.
Jul 31st, 2016
Rory might be getting stick for working out, but he's got nothing on our latest Swingin' Siren, Georgia Clarke...
Jul 25th, 2016
Up to 10,000 golf fans are expected to descend upon a prestigious Oxfordshire resort in August, when the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament takes place, courtesy of Bridgestone.
Jul 23rd, 2016
The Grove has teamed up with Titleist and The European Tour, to create a unique birdie challenge as part of the build up to the 2016 British Masters supported by Sky Sports, which takes place from October 13-16.
Jun 27th, 2016
One of the OG GolfPunk's against the World came through for his first win in ten years yesterday on the Challenge Tour at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts.
May 19th, 2016
Gloria Golf Club has been chosen as the host of the 2017 Turkish Airlines Challenge Tour event for the third successive year, as golf tourism continues to flourish in Turkey.
May 13th, 2016
Modest! Golf Management have announced that they are the 2016 official golf management partner for the Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club this July.
Mar 30th, 2016
Shell Houston Fantasy Challenge: Join now and take on the GolfPunk berks!!
Mar 28th, 2016
As we reported last week, the new owners of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, have thrown out their 920 members. Now the fight back has begun.
Mar 25th, 2016
The new owner of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, has thrown out its 920 members after being bought by its former owner.
Mar 1st, 2016
The Blue Monster, Doral... bring it on! Join our Fantasy Challenge and you can win a Golf Buddy GPS watch. It's fun and you'll most likely trounce us lot!!
Feb 8th, 2016
Oulton Hall, one of the top golf resorts in the north of England, is to receive an investment of more than £1m to meet the modern needs of its guests.
Feb 4th, 2016
Who do you think will handle the Arena Of Menace (the 16th!) and win in Phoenix? Join the Phoenix Waste Management GP Fantasy Challenge now!!
Nov 3rd, 2015
Take on the GolfPunk team in our own Fantasy Challenge & win a Golf Buddy GPS watch
Oct 21st, 2015
It's on and Editor Tim has made his picks. They include Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Tony Finau. Reckon you can beat that? Dive on in.
Sep 22nd, 2015
Take on the GolfPunk staff at this week's Tour Championship Fantasy Challenge and win a Golf Buddy GPS Watch. Or just ignore us and play anyway
Sep 15th, 2015
They're all playing: Rory, Jason, Jordan and Rickie. Who will win? Who will you pick in your team of 10? Reckon you can beat the GolfPunk editorial staff? Come on in and take us on!!
Aug 26th, 2015
So here we go with the FedExCup. First up is the Barclays. Last year's winner was Hunter Mahan: Gonna put him in your team?
Aug 18th, 2015
Tiger's playing the Wyndham and you can get him in your Fantasy Team for just 5 points (you have 100 to spend on 10 players). Prizes weekly so you don't have to sign up forever! And it's 100% Free.
Aug 11th, 2015
Pick your 10 players for the PGA at Whistling Straits. Get your pals to join the league and show em who's the boss!! Weekly and monthly prizes include two dozen Vice golf balls and a Golf Buddy GPS watch.
Jul 14th, 2015
With Rory out of the picture, who are your 10 picks to win the Open?
Join the fun here.
Jun 2nd, 2015
Join the GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge, a weekly competition where you can WIN WIN WIN.
Mar 22nd, 2019
Charley takes the GP Biscuit Tin Challenge and sudddenly it's all cats, dogs, bar fights, getting dumped and Oasis...
Mar 1st, 2019
Wilson Golf has launched a D7 iron Challenge, inviting golfers from major markets in Europe to put their own 7-iron up against its new Wilson Staff model to see how much more distance they can gain.
Nov 17th, 2018
Three golfers. An iconic ocean liner. One unique challenge.
Sep 21st, 2018
As the countdown to the iconic Ryder Cup continues, Stuart Broad held onto his Championship title as he edged out fellow English cricket compatriot Joe Root in a Ryder Cup style challenge match on the famous Brabazon course at The Belfry on Wednesday 19th September.
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.
Jul 16th, 2018
Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.
Jul 7th, 2018
World Cup fever took over the European Tour as four stars faced a par three with a difference ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, the fourth Rolex Series event of the year.
Jun 26th, 2018
It's all change on Slaley Hall's renowned Hunting Course with front and back nines being swapped over so members and visitors get to play it in the same order as the professionals during championships.
May 26th, 2018
Ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, newly named Ryder Cup Vice-Captains Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell took on the 14 Club Challenge.
May 19th, 2018
Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits".
Mar 31st, 2018
Last night was the final of this year's Mastermind, and historian Michael Taylor was in the famous black chair answering questions on major championship golf since 1997. So how would you have got on?
Feb 3rd, 2018
South African Dylan Frittelli and Spaniard Jorge Campillo both shot rounds of six-under-par 66 on Saturday to share the lead going into the final round of the Maybank Championship in Malaysia.
Jan 17th, 2018
Slaley Hall has been voted ‘best golf hotel/resort in the north of England' … for an unprecedented fourth successive year, in the 2018 Today's Golfer Travel Awards.
Dec 3rd, 2017
Tiger Woods will tee off for the final round at 11:10 a.m. ET (add 5 hours for GMT) alongside Justin Thomas. Here is the full list of tee times and pairings for Sunday's final round. He may not be in contention, but there are some big names up for the fight still.
Nov 11th, 2017
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community is preparing to play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines, as the popular Spanish resort gets set to welcome the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School for the first time from 11-16 November.
Nov 10th, 2017
Burn the envelope! Penetrate the logic! Manipulate the extreme! Can you handle Maria's push up challenge?
Nov 8th, 2017
Tee times for Nedbank as Tommy Fleetwood looks to stretch his lead in the Race To Dubai...
Nov 8th, 2017
Pat Perez has had a storming few weeks, winning the CIMB Classic in October and following it up with 5th place at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. He leads the FedEx Cup and is now ranked 18th in the world rankings.
To celebrate Pat's sterling return to form he does the only sensible thing... he takes The GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge...
Nov 8th, 2017
Andrew Coltart captured this video at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. The Instagram clip shows a cobra facing off a mongoose, on a cart path at Gary Player Country Club.
Nov 7th, 2017
The Rolex Series includes the NedBank Golf Challenge in its ranks and yet there are few noticeable absentees making this one anyone’s. Here's where the value lies this week.
Oct 20th, 2017
Our friends from the 18Birdies Team traveled out to the Midwest and met NBA Legend/Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd for a best-of-five series of golf & basketball challenges versus LPGA pro Kris Tschetter. Who comes out on top? Check out the video to find out!
Oct 14th, 2017
It's Beef versus Boo in Arby's Hula Hoop Challenge. But who has the hips to win it?
Oct 4th, 2017
It’s road trip time as we head up to the British Masters at Close House. And where better to stay en route to Newcastle than Oulton Hall in Leeds.
Sep 27th, 2017
Tournament host Lee Westwood had the dream start to his hosting of the British Masters, as he defeated Sergio Garcia in the third staging of the Hero Challenge.