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Mar 24th, 2020
As we feared the 'Covidiots' have spoiled it for the responsible vast majority in the UK and we are not only in lockdown but golf is also out of bounds! England Golf, Scotland Golf, Wales Golf and the Golfing Union of Ireland all confirmed that courses must now shut until further notice.
Oct 26th, 2018
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Sep 11th, 2018
You won't believe some of the things you find on golf courses around the world...
Jan 28th, 2018
Get the kids into golf course design with this Minecraft tutorial on buildiing a golf course. And here's the Top 15+ Best Minecraft Mods from our friends www.lyncconf.com.
Oct 29th, 2017
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
Apr 15th, 2017
Poachers have used snares and crossbows on a Scottish golf course to kill at least three deer according to police.
Feb 8th, 2017
Emergency services in Florida captured a massive 10 1/2–foot Burmese python spotted by school kids near an abandoned golf course.
Jan 18th, 2017
An animation of planned renovation work at a California golf course so impressed watching members that it was given a standing ovation.
Dec 30th, 2016
A golf course in Australia put out a large trap in a water hazard after an enormous 11.5-foot crocodile started making frequent appearances in playing areas.
Dec 8th, 2016
Long Ashton Golf Club in Bristol has become the latest venue to bring in measures to deal with people picnicking on its course.
Dec 4th, 2016
A mystery cairn has been discovered during works on a golf course. Here's an opportunity for some more golf sleuthing.
Dec 1st, 2016
Someone has cut the shape of a massive penis into a golf course in Hampshire – so large that it can be seen from space.
Dec 1st, 2016
As we reported earlier in the week the Olympic golf course has been practically deserted, and there are problems with the operator. So what is the future for the course?
Nov 25th, 2016
Sir Nick Faldo was awarded the title of Golf Course Designer of the Year at the 2016 World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony, which was held in the Algarve.
Nov 21st, 2016
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has surprisingly rejected a proposal to convert Plough Hill Golf Centre in Warwickshire into a housing estate.
Nov 18th, 2016
Heritage Golf Club has been awarded the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the third year in a row at the World Golf Awards.
Nov 15th, 2016
South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.
Sep 12th, 2016
A leading equities analyst has written an article for Property Week calling for authorities to dig up golf courses to help solve the UK's housing crisis.
Jul 27th, 2016
Blimey, they're all it it: First Taylor Swift clobbers a superfan with a 56 degree wedge, then Justin Bieber shows his questionable golfing prowess on a public course and now Britney has finally come to her senses and joined the great golf movement.
Jun 21st, 2016
The Links Course at The Grand National, Alabama.
Jun 10th, 2016
Cabot Cliffs Golf Course, on the jagged coastline of the Monterey Peninsular, Nova Scotia, has opened its doors to the public after much anticipation.
May 21st, 2016
Tamworth's Golf Course sold for £25.2 million, it has today been revealed by the council. Another one bites the dust.
Apr 15th, 2016
Did you know that The Old Course at St. Andrews was originally built to be played in two different directions? Tom Doak knew this and, with a little help from English architect Tom Simpson, he's creating something very similar in Michigan called The Loop.
Mar 31st, 2016
Golfers at the Wildernesse Golf Club in Kent are having a right struggle to get a toilet built on their golf course. Here’s why.
Mar 29th, 2016
President Xi Jinping has been conducting an anti–corruption campaign since taking office in 2013, and his focus has been on banquets, gift–giving and golf. Now three more Shanghai courses have been bulldozed.
Mar 24th, 2016
Councilors on Perth and Kinross Council are considering a six-year plan to ensure the survival of the North Inch course in Perth. Perth and Kinross Council were looking to close the North Inch course due to financial pressures.
Mar 11th, 2016
Golf courses across the UK are on the shopping lists of some of the UK’s biggest house builders, as the demand for land soars, according to a report in Golf Club Management News.
Mar 10th, 2016
This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!
Feb 25th, 2016
Grimsby Golf Centre has become the second golf club to switch entirely to FootGolf, and it is reporting that user numbers have tripled in size since it changed over. Is this good or bad news for golf?
Feb 21st, 2016
It’s official. London's last inner city public golf course is to close — and this is mostly thanks to a £4.9m grant from the Lottery Heritage Fund. So what’s the thinking?
Feb 11th, 2016
Two of the most famous footballers in the world have both been building golf courses in their back gardens. Who are they? And what are their plans?
Feb 6th, 2016
Another golf course is going to be closed. But this time it’s not going to be turned into a housing estate. Instead it’s going to become a vineyard.
Jan 16th, 2016
The Ministry of Defence (MoD – not to be confused with MoTD) is apparently quite heavily involved in the golf business. They have 11 courses, one pitch and putt centre and a driving range. And now they are under pressure to off load them sharpish.
Jan 12th, 2016
Another UK golf course is under pressure from developers, as residents near Woolton Golf Club fear their neighbourhood being turned into a ‘concrete housing jungle’ if its proposed sale goes through.
Dec 14th, 2015
Banff Springs Golf Course, Canada
Nov 24th, 2015
Gareth Bale builds amazing golf course...in his back garden!!! Chooses his favourite three holes ever: The Postage Stamp; 17th at Sawgrass and the start of Amen Corner at Augusta, the 11th...
Nov 23rd, 2015
Playa Grande Golf Course, Dominican Republic
Nov 14th, 2015
The future is here and we have Tiger to thank for it. Not only is the golf course he designed a dead ringer for Augusta, you can pretty much do what you want at Bluejack National. Wanna wear jeans? No dramas. Wanna wear your shirt untucked? Help yourself. Plus there are short courses for kids and a shed load of other fun stuff to do. So many activities...
Nov 1st, 2015
According to a report on the BBC local news site, a 105-year-old golf course in Leicester has closed as the city council looks to save £90m by 2018. The closure of Western Park municipal golf club will apparently save the authority a paltry £123,000 a year.
Oct 27th, 2015
Some hazards are just meant to be left alone on the golf course: Thorn bushes, lakes; cliff tops; unpleasant bunkers, that sort of thing. And definitely alligators...
Oct 14th, 2015
That's all you need isn't it, the Dark Lord swirling about above your head when you're trying to make a tricky downhill left-to-right five footer.
Oct 12th, 2015
Man Arrested Planting Bombs On Golf Course in USA
Sep 4th, 2015
Reynolds Plantation Oconee Golf Course, Georgia, USA
Aug 26th, 2015
Saadiyat Beach Golf Course, Abu Dhabi
Jul 7th, 2015
A pilot walked away totally unhurt after his plane crashed near the 18th hole of the Legendary Run golf course in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday night.
Nov 19th, 2019
A golf club is counting the cost of a horrific attack on their greens by mindless vandals. Seven of the greens at Oldham Golf Club were hacked at with what appears to have been a golf club or clubs. The distressing pictures were posted by the club on their social media feeds.
Feb 27th, 2019
Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March.
Dec 10th, 2018
It was just as well that a sharp frost had prevented the members at Paramus Golf Club in New Jersey getting an early start last Friday, as the ninth fairway became an emergency runway for a small airplane.
Oct 28th, 2018
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.”
Sep 6th, 2018
Now we're talking. Drones that deliver you beer direct to wherever you are on the golf course. What a world we live in...
Jun 4th, 2018
Already regarded among the premier golf venues in France, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has taken its golfing experience to new heights after implementing a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system on its award-winning championship course.
Apr 18th, 2018
We've all knifed the odd 52-degree wedge, but this is something else.
Apr 17th, 2018
Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.
Apr 17th, 2018
There are plenty of golf obsessed celebrities out there, but here are six who have gone one step further and bought their own courses.
Mar 28th, 2018
Gareth Bale has finished transforming his back garden into some of the most iconic holes in golf.
Dec 20th, 2017
A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3million mansion for £10.50 a ticket, and it will come complete with a Rolls-Royce, a fully stocked wine cellar, as well as a gardener and housekeeper. What's not to like?!
Nov 25th, 2017
Medieval caves, dumpsters and giraffes... try playing through that lot
Nov 9th, 2017
The iconic Millennium Falcon has been spotted by fans, not in a galaxy far away, but on the borders of a golf course in Surrey - Barrow Hills Golf Club to be precise.
Oct 19th, 2017
President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.
Oct 12th, 2017
These are the first pictures to have been released of the golf course in North Korea, where the now departed and unlamented Kim Jong Il scored 11 holes-in-one in his first and only round of golf.
Sep 14th, 2017
A husband whose wife was shot then dismembered and scattered across a golf course is fighting to keep her killer locked up behind bars.
Sep 1st, 2017
Mike Ashley is in another court–room dust up, and this time it is over a golf course.
Jul 30th, 2017
The quality of England's golf courses has been recognised by golfers from across the continent, following a study conducted by SPORTS MARKETING SERVICES, on behalf of Golf Tourism England.
Jul 13th, 2017
A company called Stadiumlinks have been mastering the art of the pop-up–golf course, and here is their latest transformation.
Jul 11th, 2017
A camel escaped from a circus and led police on a merry dance through peak–hour traffic on one of the busiest roads in Darwin, Australia, before being recaptured on a local golf course.
Jun 30th, 2017
As if bumping into acting luvvies David Tennant and Olivia Colman while they're filming Broadchurch wasn't bad enough, now the members of Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club have been dealt another blow as half the 15th hole sank into the ocean.
Jun 21st, 2017
Fish that were stranded on a Moray golf course after heavy rain have been returned to the River Spey.
Jun 4th, 2017
An off–duty Uber driver had a nightmare journey, which led him to the middle of a golf course.
Mar 5th, 2017
Set in the rolling South Downs, Pyecombe Golf Course is a true beauty...
Feb 16th, 2017
We've had mongeese, hawks and alligators on the golf course. Now there are kangaroos to be avoided, as they found out today at the IPSA Handa 6 hole event in Australia.
Feb 6th, 2017
The big question on everyone's lips this last 15 days since Donald Trump took office and started throwing around Executive Orders like confetti is, of course, when will Trumper capitulate on his promise and get back on the golf course?
Jan 8th, 2017
I wrote last year about a golf course that had been saved from the HS2 railway link, but a course in Singapore isn't going to get away with a similar high speed train development.
Dec 17th, 2016
A space-themed crazy golf course could open up in Newcastle’s old Co-op building.
Nov 26th, 2016
Just three months after the Olympics ended, Rio's beautiful but controversial golf course is deserted. Another Olympic white elephant? We think so.
Nov 23rd, 2016
The self–proclaimed 'Most beautiful golf gourse in the world' is under threat of closure, and could be turned back into farmland.
Nov 16th, 2016
Bom Sucesso, one of the latest additions to the European Tour Properties network, has engaged award winning golf course architects European Golf Design (EGD) to renovate the Guardian Bom Sucesso championship course.
Nov 14th, 2016
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been crowned as Spain’s Best Golf Course in the prestigious World Golf Awards that took place in Portugal over the weekend. And it’s for the second time running.
Nov 8th, 2016
All you've got to do is put a decent swing on it, draw it round the football match going on right in front of you, and hope your ball doesn't land in the pickle jar in the picnic hamper being enjoyed by a load of dudes sitting on the bloody green!
Oct 16th, 2016
Shocking discovery as a dead body is found floating in a pond at a Chicago golf course.
Sep 26th, 2016
An unlicensed drunk took a tipper truck for a joyride around Frinton Golf Club and the surrounding areas.
Sep 9th, 2016
Golfer sets course ablaze. Literally!
Sep 4th, 2016
An America obsessed couple has transformed their garden into a crazy golf course. Check out the results here.
Aug 11th, 2016
One of the West of England’s most scenic golf hotels has completed a major series of improvements to its golf course. Here's what's been going down at Tewkesbury Park.
Jul 23rd, 2016
Plans for a new world-class Highland golf course are at threat due to a rare fly.
Jul 14th, 2016
An irate owner of a crazy golf course in Cleethorpes is enraged with his local council for making him seek planning permission for playful postcard artwork.
Jul 9th, 2016
A golf club near Sevenoaks in Kent has been put on the market for £1.75 million, which we think is a bit of bargain for the South East.
Jul 3rd, 2016
There's nothing more disconcerting than the words 'engine' and 'lost', especially when you put those words together and you take into account the fact that you're in an airplane. And you're flying it. And you're 17 years old.
Jun 30th, 2016
Crazy golf gets political with a new crazy golf course in Derby
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.
Jun 18th, 2016
The Playa Grande Golf Course in the Dominican Republic has been fully restored and the latest Aman hotel, Amanera, recently opened. This is why we are desperate to go.
Jun 15th, 2016
One of the UK's longest-established golf design practices has embraced the UK's fastest-growing sport by designing a FootGolf course in Cheshire.
May 20th, 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted he was outclassed on the golf course by Barack Obama when the pair recently played together at The Grove.
Apr 20th, 2016
Fund managers have been warned to stay off the golf course by the UK regulator as they are spending too much money wooing clients.
Apr 19th, 2016
JFK's fall out shelter, a Stalanist ringer, Johnny Cash & a witch's curse...
Apr 19th, 2016
Britain’s most northerly crazy golf course opens in Orkney this weekend, marking the culmination of a year-long effort by an island community.
Apr 19th, 2016
And here it is, the all time number one weirdest thing you can find on a golf course...
Apr 4th, 2016
The UK’s most westerly golf course, Barra Golf Club, on the Isle of Barra in the western isles of Scotland, has turned to internet Crowd-funding to raise £30,000 for a clubhouse.
Mar 17th, 2016
GolfPunk's resident mind coach Jamil on how to stop prejudicing your opinions on the golf course in order to get scores tumbling down.
Mar 16th, 2016
SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game.