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Your Golf Travel launch sale

Your Golf Travel launch sale

Feb 7th, 2019

Spain is one of the most sought-after golf holiday destinations in the world and Your Golf Travel customers have the opportunity to secure the best tee times at championship courses scattered around Andalucia including Valderrama Golf Club, Finca Cortesin, La Reserva and many more.

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Your Golf Travel reward their groups in January

Jan 4th, 2019

Your Golf Travel (YGT) have gone ‘The Extra Yard’ & for the first time ever, this January groups booking holidays for 2019 to travel between 1st January - 31st December will receive huge offers, such as free golf break, TaylorMade TP5 balls plus airport lounge passes.

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Your Golf Travel leads the way in bucket list golfing experiences

Oct 31st, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Oct 19th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.

Your Golf Travel and Lee Westwood go the extra mile

Your Golf Travel and Lee Westwood go the extra mile

Sep 3rd, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) and Chief Holiday Officer Lee Westwood have gone “The Extra Yard,” listening to customers and securing an incredible selection of value add-ons for those booking holidays for 2019 holidays between 1st and 30th September.

 Your Golf Travel and TaylorMade Golf partner

Your Golf Travel and TaylorMade Golf partner

Jan 9th, 2018

Your Golf Travel, the world's largest golf travel company, have teamed up with TaylorMade Golf to offer the brilliant new TaylorMade TP5 golf balls FREE to golfers who book golf holidays throughout January and February 2018.

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Your Golf Travel Partner with British Masters

Sep 14th, 2017

Your Golf Travel have announced a new partnership with the British Masters. This will give YGT the opportunity to showcase its ‘Early Eagle’ offers to golf fans, with the company giving away free holidays to five of Lee Westwood’s favourite golfing destinations.

Your Golf Travel team up with TaylorMade

Your Golf Travel team up with TaylorMade

Dec 21st, 2016

Your Golf Travel have teamed up with TaylorMade Golf to offer the brand new TaylorMade TP5 golf balls FREE to golfers who book golf holidays throughout January and February 2017.

Your Golf Travel Teams up with adidas

Your Golf Travel Teams up with adidas

Jun 15th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT), the world’s largest golf travel company, has launched a brilliant Summer of Sport promotion for 2018 in conjunction with adidas that will see many golfers benefit from exclusive deals and discounts.

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

Apr 17th, 2018

You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Apr 10th, 2018

As the dust settles on yet another enthralling and exciting Masters, with Patrick Reed ultimately emerging as champion, Your Golf Travel has unveiled an even more comprehensive range of Masters packages and experiences for 2019. 

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Mar 3rd, 2018

Almost 90 years ago the creation of two iconic golf courses – Le Touquet Golf Resort’s La Mer (The Sea) and Golf d’Hardelot’s Les Pins (The Pines) – triggered a golden age of golf travel for France’s Channel-facing Côte d’Opale. Today, thanks to painstaking restoration work that has seen both courses returned to their original glory.

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at some of our best read pieces of 2017, and this great story about Bob Parson's creation of his Bad Little Nine course from our travel section garnered a lot interest from you GolfPunks. Here it is to enjoy again. We've all imagined designing our own golf course..., well, I have anyway, but it's a stretch to think anyone could come up with anything like this. Welcome to The Bad Little Nine, a wild golf tapestry spread out over 1,000 yards in Scottsdale, Arizona.

New research from Your Golf Travel

New research from Your Golf Travel

Dec 20th, 2017

Back in 2016 when Britain voted to leave the European Union many were left with questions of what the future holds, especially for UK travellers. But a recent poll from Your Golf Travel reveals that golfers are going to be travelling more than ever in 2018.

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Oct 19th, 2017

I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Oct 19th, 2017

Norfolk is where mosquitos come for spring training, undergoing a grueling program of physical exercise and studying The Mozzie’s Guide To A Human’s Sensitive Areas.

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Oct 19th, 2017

Hell Holes... the ultimate card wreckers. Every course has one. Does yours? Nominate your course's Hell Hole at Greenkeeper@golfpunkmedia.com - label your email 'Hell Holes'.

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Oct 19th, 2017

Golf in Estonia? Yep, and it's taking charge of the place. We visit Estonia Golf & Country Club just outside of Tallin to check out their Hell Hole. The daunting 13th...

Swing into Spring with Quinta do Lago luxury golf breaks

Swing into Spring with Quinta do Lago luxury golf breaks

Mar 21st, 2019

Guests can combine world-class golf with an array of luxury lifestyle facilities when booking a golfing break at Portugal’s Quinta do Lago resort this spring – with three-night, two-round hotel packages available from €338 per person including buggies.

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

Mar 1st, 2019

During 2018 saw the rise of all-inclusive golf holidays abroad, and GolfHolidaysDirect.com have listed the top all-inclusive golf holidays valid throughout 2019.

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Feb 28th, 2019

If you are already thinking ahead to playing golf abroad in 2019, here is a great all-inclusive golf holiday offer from Golf Holidays Direct for three nights at the Salgados Palm Village Suites in Portugal, with three Championship courses to enjoy. Knock yourselves out!

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Dec 10th, 2018

Discover Madeira, the consumer-facing brand of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, has launched a three-year marketing campaign designed to highlight the beautiful award-winning archipelago's growing reputation as an all-year-round golf destination.

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

GolfPunk goes to the Bahamas!!

Nov 7th, 2018

Get your golf boots on skinneeeyyy, the plane for the Bahamas is about to start boarding and it's got your name on it. Woaahh, I'm going to Barba..

Two British Golfers shot

Two British Golfers shot

Apr 1st, 2017

Two Brits on a golfing holiday have been shot after getting into a drunken bar fight.

GolfPorn: Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang, Vietnam

GolfPorn: Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang, Vietnam

Jul 22nd, 2016

Vietnam was recently named as the "Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year" by the International Association of Golf Travel Operators (IAGTO) and here's one of the reasons why..

Playa Grande Golf Course

Playa Grande Golf Course

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.

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

May 11th, 2016

Italy - the sleeping giant of European golf - is to launch its greatest ever co-ordinated golf tourism initiative this summer under the Italy Golf & More brand.

Join the World Golf Scramble in Las Vegas

Join the World Golf Scramble in Las Vegas

Apr 13th, 2016

The World Golf Scramble is a 4 Person Scramble competition where amateur golfers from around the world buy-in directly to the World Championships in Las Vegas to compete for the world title and share of the progressive purse. Here's how you can join in.

GolfPorn: Sierra Golf, Poland

GolfPorn: Sierra Golf, Poland

Jan 23rd, 2016

Sierra Golf Club, Poland, holes 13,14 and 15 Hole 13: Par 4, 339 yards Hole 14: Par 4, 392 yards Hole 15: Par 4, 331 yards

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Wyndemere Country Club in Naples, Florida

Jan 10th, 2019

When it comes to choosing a place to live in Naples Florida, there are plenty of neighborhoods to choose from. Choosing to live in a golf community doesn’t narrow it down much, Naples has plenty of those too. So how do you choose, and what do you base your choice on?

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

Sep 25th, 2018

No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.

Ryder Cup packages now available

Ryder Cup packages now available

Jul 24th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has announced a selection of superb two and three-night packages for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches to be held this September at Le Golf National in Paris.

West Cliffs open new eco clubhouse

West Cliffs open new eco clubhouse

May 31st, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links is moving into top gear ahead of its official launch next month following the opening of a stylish, eco–friendly clubhouse at the eagerly–anticipated new Portuguese resort. 

You're a very naughty boy!

You're a very naughty boy!

May 24th, 2017

University of New Mexico’s Athletic Director Paul Krebs financed a trip to St Andrews for him and his pals out of the universities funds, and got away with it! 

 Great value in the Algarve

Great value in the Algarve

May 19th, 2017

The Algarve continues to exceed golf visitor records after a flying start to 2017, while it has also retained its place as the best value holiday destination for UK tourists.

Fancy a Japanese?

Fancy a Japanese?

Mar 30th, 2017

If you want to mix your golf with Michelin–starred Japanese dining then head for the Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa this spring. 

 £2 million investment for Lough Erne

£2 million investment for Lough Erne

Jun 21st, 2016

Lough Erne hosted the G8 in 2013, but missed out on the 2017 Irish Open when the European Tour decided to opt for a ‘traditional links course strategy.’ Now the owners have announced a huge expansion plan.

Belek welcomes Challenge Tour

Belek welcomes Challenge Tour

May 6th, 2016

The European Challenge Tour hits Gloria Golf Club in Belek, Turkey this week as the Welsh target a third straight Turkish Airlines Challenge success (May 5-8). What's the chance of their making it?

Hell Holes!!!: The 11th on Vilamoura Old

Hell Holes!!!: The 11th on Vilamoura Old

Nov 18th, 2015

George takes on the devilish 11th on the Old Course at Vilamoura. We're not sure what's more hellish though, the hole or that top knot he's got going on?

Puglia Weekender

Puglia Weekender

Aug 20th, 2015

Puglia has the reputation of being one of the poorer regions of Italy, which I’m finding hard to believe as I dabble my toes in the balmy, naturally- filtered seawater pool of the Masseria San Domenico.

Premier Golf League

Premier Golf League

Feb 18th, 2020

For those of a certain age and most likely from this side of the pond will see parallels between the move by the proposed Premier Golf League and the World Series Cricket (WSC) competition of the late 1970s. Both ventures share two fundamental drivers, the chance for players to earn more money and access to broadcast rights for the organisers.

Fittest golfer in the world?

Fittest golfer in the world?

Feb 9th, 2020

Our Bryson may not quite be ripping it up on the golf course but word has got to us that he made the Sports Illustrated Top 50 Most Fit Athletes. Quite excited to learn who had made this Top 50 ( 25  men and 25 women) we were somewhat disappointed to find the definition of ‘fit’ not quite matching GolfPunk’s.

Golf Hall of Fame changes

Golf Hall of Fame changes

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.

Fancy a Big chunk of Golf History?

Fancy a Big chunk of Golf History?

Jan 20th, 2020

A lot of us have old clubs languishing in the garage or in the attic gathering dust. Those of a certain age may also have a modern-day antique - a wood actually made out of wood! But there is a man who has not one but over one thousand woods tucked away in storage and all of them made from what was the holy grail of golf manufacturing materials – persimmon!

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

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?

Stewart Golf launch HottMitt

Stewart Golf launch HottMitt

Dec 3rd, 2019

We must say we like the look of the new Stewart Golf HottMitt. Who wouldn’t want toasty warm hands on the golf course? The mobile phone or device holder and charger does look like a bit of techfoolery (Is that a new word? - Ed) but each to their own. But might there be other uses?

Most valuable putts in golf

Most valuable putts in golf

Nov 26th, 2019

This weekend the biggest winner’s cheque on Tour were nabbed by Jon Rahm on the European Tour and Kim Sei-young on the LPGA Tour. Check out how both closed out their respective events and raked in a rather obscene amount of cash.

Golf Joke of the week

Golf Joke of the week

Nov 25th, 2019

Derek The Donkey, GolfPunk's grumpy horse-envier once again delivers his 'Joke of the Week'. As you know he likes nothing better than a proper good laugh as long as it's at someone else's expense...

GolfNow takeover TeeOff

GolfNow takeover TeeOff

Nov 24th, 2019

GolfNow the biggest online tee time agency in the golf industry has grabbed an even bigger share of the market following the acquisition of EZLinks Golf by GolfNow owner, NBC Sports Group. Part of the EZLinks Golf portfolio is the online tee time booking platform TeeOff. So, what does this consolidation signal to the golf industry?

Golf Course vandalised

Golf Course vandalised

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.

A golf shop but not as we know it

A golf shop but not as we know it

Nov 15th, 2019

Honma, that premium brand from Japan has just launched its first shop in Paris. However, it is no American Golf, or standard pro shop, and it would not look out of place on London’s Bond Street. In fact, we would not be surprised if we saw George Clooney walking out of it with a Nespresso in one hand and a Honma wedge in the other.

Golf Joke of the week

Golf Joke of the week

Nov 11th, 2019

Derek The Donkey, GolfPunk's grumpy horse-envier once again delivers his 'Joke of the Week'. As you know he likes nothing better than a proper good laugh as long as it's at someone else's expense...

The most expensive finger in golf?

The most expensive finger in golf?

Oct 2nd, 2019

Poor old Bio Kim. The Korean who is leading the money list on the Korean tour, has been handed a three-year suspension for raising his middle finger at members of the crowd at the weekend. This seems a rather harsh punishment and will cost the young man a lot of dosh.

Luckiest Golf shot ever?

Luckiest Golf shot ever?

Sep 29th, 2019

Businessman Jeremy Ord from South Africa's had an outrageous slice of luck when playing the short 13th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Links. Ord was playing alongside professional Branden Grace in the team event in Scotland when he came close to a hole-in-one following a number of lucky breaks.

GolfPorn: Gleneagles

GolfPorn: Gleneagles

Sep 6th, 2019

Gleneagles 13th hole The Queen's Course.  A par 3, 140 yard piece of GolfPorn!

GOLFPORN: SENTOSA GOLF CLUB

GOLFPORN: SENTOSA GOLF CLUB

Sep 4th, 2019

With stunning views of the China Sea along with the city skyline Sentosa Golf Club is home of the Singapore Open and more recently has been the venue for the HSBC Women’s World Championship.