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Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

May 25th, 2017

GolfPunk's resident sock-puppet-rascal-love-child-of-Roland-Rat-&-Frank-Spencer takes on European Tour star Graeme Storm. And talk soon turns to surrender monkeys and the art of cake making...

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Jan 16th, 2017

One minute you've got your head in your hands after losing your tour card by 100 euros. You're facing the living hell of Q-School. The next minute you've just beaten Rory McIlroy in a play off to win The 2017 South African Open.

Hole–in–one for Jaco Van Zyl

Hole–in–one for Jaco Van Zyl

Jan 13th, 2017

Jaco Van Zyl, who represented South Africa at the Olympics when all his peers couldnt make it, have a stroke of good fortune today. He had a beautiful hole–in-one on the 16th and picked up a brand new BMW i8 in the process. 

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Nov 14th, 2016

Patrick Reed has retained his European Tour membership for 2017, even though he failed to compete in the required number of events on the Race to Dubai. So what's going on?

Porsche European Open Day 4

Porsche European Open Day 4

Sep 27th, 2015

Graeme Storm took Thongchai Jaidee to the wire at the Porsche European Open, missing out by one shot to the 45 year old Thai player. Both players shot a final round 67, but a bogey on the 17th, Storm’s only dropped shot over the weekend, proved decisive."

Porsche European Open Day 3

Porsche European Open Day 3

Sep 26th, 2015

Thongchai Jaidee stormed through the field with a seven under 64 to take the lead at the Porsche European Open. We hand’t mentioned the 45 year old Thai player once in our roundups before today, as he zoomed 14 places up and through a crowded leaderboard at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach.

Porsche European Open Day 2

Porsche European Open Day 2

Sep 25th, 2015

Graeme Storm took the lead with Ross Fosher and Charl Schwartzel at the Porsche European Open at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach. Schwartzel, The 2011 Masters Champ hasn’t won an event for two years, shot a flawless 66 on his way to the top of the leaderboard, while Fisher shot a round of the day 65 to join him. Stormy hit a 67 with an eagle on 10 to kickstart his round. 

Porsche European Open Day 1

Porsche European Open Day 1

Sep 24th, 2015

GP favourite Bernd Wiesberger took the lead at the Porsche European Open, shooting a flawless first round 64. The world number 30, and top ranked player in the field shares top spot with Benjamin Hebert at Bad Griesbach Golf Resort.

Golf course in Nebraska hit by hail storm

Golf course in Nebraska hit by hail storm

May 11th, 2016

Hidden Valley Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska, suffered an incredible amount of damage after a hail storm on Monday.  Just check out the damage!    

Torrey Pines storm

Torrey Pines storm

Feb 1st, 2016

Bad weather is really having a go at golf this weekend. The Singapore Open did not finish until Monday morning, and the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines is still suspended because of terrible weather.

Matt Kuchar admits being 'hard-headed' in caddie pay storm

Matt Kuchar admits being 'hard-headed' in caddie pay storm

Feb 17th, 2019

Matt Kuchar is a decent guy, you'll often see him out and about in the town talking to fans, having dinner, wherever the Open is while other tour players hide themselves away in their hotel rooms. On the occasion of his first win in four years at the Mayakoba Classic last November, after signing his card, receiving his trophy and squaring off his caddie, he probably felt he had a right to swan off into the sunset and enjoy himself. However, a look over his shoulder was required...

Minjee Lee storms to victory

Minjee Lee storms to victory

Feb 5th, 2018

ECCO® GOLF ambassador Minjee Lee claimed a triumphant victory at the Ladies European Tour’s Oates Vic Open in Australia on Sunday.

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Aug 26th, 2017

There's nothing more important than Fantasy Golf. Well, maybe actual golf. Or pitch & putt even. And probably your ability to make and maintain meaningful relationships in life. Actually, most things in life are probably more important than Fantasy Golf...

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Mar 19th, 2017

Rickie & Rory stole the show on day three of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill as they both carded stunning (low rounds of the tournament) 65s to move into contention going into the final day.

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

Where has Charley Hoffman been all year? Up until today, he'd missed the cut in three of four starts and broken par just twice in those 10 rounds.

Storms cause havoc at Riviera

Storms cause havoc at Riviera

Feb 18th, 2017

Jhonattan Vegas (yes that is how you spell his first name...) joined Sam Sanders at the top of the leaderboard after getting to -7 after 14 holes. But that was as far as it went. For everyone.

Walker Pups Storm To Win

Walker Pups Storm To Win

Sep 13th, 2015

GB& Ireland's young guns got off to another great start in the Sunday morning foursomes, when they won three of their four matches to book a 10-6 lead before the crucial 10 single matches. Only one of the foursomes matches went to the USA, with the pairing of Beau Hossler and Denny McCarthy beating Paul Dunne and Gary Hurley. 

We love the 14 Club Challenge

We love the 14 Club Challenge

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.

The 148th Open Tee Times

The 148th Open Tee Times

Jul 16th, 2019

Darren Clarke will hit the opening tee shot at The 148th Open, while fellow local favourite Rory McIlroy is paired with US Open champion Gary Woodland for the opening two rounds at Royal Portrush, which we cannot wait to see!

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 13th, 2019

When Graeme McDowell teed up at Pebble Beach in 2010 for the US Open golf championship, he had not previously won on the USPGA. However, he was a golfer in form having won the week before at the Celtic Manor Wales Open. 72 holes later and he stood on the final green sinking a short putt for the US Open title.

Gmac qualifies for The Open

Gmac qualifies for The Open

Jun 10th, 2019

It was a great day for Northern Ireland at the final day of Canadian Open from Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Rory McIlroy shot an incredible nine under 61 to take the title by 7 shots and Graeme McDowell finished in the top ten and qualified for The Open.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jun 10th, 2019

Welcome to GP’s round up of all golfing related activity from the weekend.  It’s everything you need to know in a bite sized format, so strap yourself in and here we go!

Rory shares the lead

Rory shares the lead

Jun 9th, 2019

Rory McIlroy shot a six under 64 in the third round of the Canadian Open to move into a share of the lead with the US’s Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson. McIlroy’s countryman Graeme McDowell slipped back slightly but sits in joint ninth on eight under – Come on Gmac!

McDowell still in the mix

McDowell still in the mix

Jun 8th, 2019

Graeme McDowell shot a second round 67 at the Canadian Open to sit on eight under, four off the halfway lead which is held by Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown. Gmac still work to do if he is to grab one of the three spots available for The Open but he is well placed come the weekend.

Gmac off to great start

Gmac off to great start

Jun 7th, 2019

Keegan Bradley leads, some other folk are in second, third etc., including Shane Lowry of Ireland, but all we care about is how Graeme McDowell is doing. Gmac must be at The Open in July and we are cheering him all the way. 

The Open needs McDowell

The Open needs McDowell

Jun 6th, 2019

The Open is coming back to Northern Ireland after a break of 68 years. When Max Faulkner, one of the most flamboyant golfers of his generation, won the Open Championship in 1951 at Royal Portrush it would be 18 years until a Brit, Tony Jacklin in 1969, was to do so again.

The 14 Club Challenge

The 14 Club Challenge

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. 

GMac gets US PGA invite

GMac gets US PGA invite

Jul 30th, 2017

Graeme McDowell has received an invitation to play in the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, despite being ranked 101st in the world, and therefore outside of automatic qualifying. 

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Jan 26th, 2017

Wale's Bradley Dredge has got off to a cracking start at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, and G-Mac is also out fast.

Son of G–Mac!

Son of G–Mac!

Sep 1st, 2016

G­–Mac’s wife Kristin has given birth to a son, Wills Edson McDowell. The little boy was born on Monday and weighed in at a healthy 9lbs 1 0z. Congratulations from all at GP Towers.

Place your bets at the Irish Open

Place your bets at the Irish Open

May 17th, 2016

It's the Irish Open this week, and the Spiv has worked out who you should be putting your hard earned cash on. Cracking value to be had.

The future now with virtual reality commerce

The future now with virtual reality commerce

Mar 18th, 2016

MasterCard is bringing the future of commerce to life with virtual and augmented reality commerce experiences and payment-enabled wearables at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) in Orlando, FL. 

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Jan 6th, 2016

12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.

It's Shootout Time!!

It's Shootout Time!!

Dec 11th, 2015

To be honest, the Spiv thought the season was over until January...then, before I knew it, GP's Editor was on the blower asking where the odds for the Shootout are?! "What shootout?" I said. I won't tell you what he said next... Anyway, here's the lowdown. On The Franklin Templeton Shootout...

McDowell Hits Fan

McDowell Hits Fan

Nov 24th, 2015

No player ever likes to hit a spectator. But Graeme McDowell managed to do so on Sunday at the RSM Classic. The fan though was no ordinary fan. It as Kevin Kisner’s mum!

Give us a Kis!!!

Give us a Kis!!!

Nov 23rd, 2015

It must have been a frustrating time for Kevin Kisner in the build up to the RSM Classic. The nearly man of the PGA Tour has come so close but no cigar. And then...

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Nov 16th, 2015

Sergio Garcia has ducked out of the Race to Dubai finals. With no claims of illness, tiredness, or scheduling issue, it’s safe to assume he simply doesn’t fancy it. But who’s the lucky bugger who’s going to get his spot?

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

Nov 16th, 2015

It was Ker-Ching day for Graeme McDowell as he won a one-hole play off to trouser $1,116,000 at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Nov 13th, 2015

It’s a blast from the past as Justin Leonard took the first round in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic. While he’s only 43, it feels like an age since we last saw former Open winner Leonard on the top of a leaderboard (it's been 2 years), but after a six under first round, that’s where he is sharing the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani, and Derek Fathauer.

GMAC Leads in Mexico

GMAC Leads in Mexico

Nov 13th, 2015

2010 US Open winner Graeme McDowell posted an excellent round of 63 to take a 12 under, one shot, lead on day two of the OHL Classic at Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 

Bunker hell at  El Camaleon Course

Bunker hell at El Camaleon Course

Nov 10th, 2015

Graeme McDowell posted an Instagram today from the OHL Classic, which takes place at the El Camaleon Course at Mayakoba Golf Resort in Mexico.

Star Wars Golf

Star Wars Golf

Oct 20th, 2015

Star Wars has taken over the internet today, so we thought it only right we added our tuppence worth. With The Force Awakens trailer going live this morning, we had a look around for some of the best Star Wars golfing gubbins.

Race To Dubai heating Up

Race To Dubai heating Up

Oct 5th, 2015

Just three more events for players to qualify... This week at the British Masters at Woburn, The Portugal Open and the Hong Kong Open. The Top 60 only will get in.

The British Masters Is Back!!!

The British Masters Is Back!!!

Sep 26th, 2015

At last, a European Tour event in England!! And a really, really, good line up: The British Masters is hosted by Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and will see a star studded field take to the Woburn course on 8th October.

TaylorMade M1

TaylorMade M1

Sep 9th, 2015

In the middle of deepest darkest Connecticut – The Forest Moon of Endor, at the Foxwoods Resort – (Stop making me look up Star Wars references, grandad! – Ed), we’ve been privy to TaylorMade’s exclusive new driver launch. The M1 is coming, and we’ve got the scoop.

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Aug 7th, 2015

It was Danny Lee who was the first round leader with a sensational five under par 65. The New Zealander mixed seven birdies with two bogeys to top the leaderboard. After already winning the Greenbrier Classic last month the in form 25 year old looks like could go all the way and win his first World Golf Championship at Firstone Country Club.

Carly Column #3

Carly Column #3

Jul 19th, 2015

The wait is over and the golf has begun! I watched some of the early starters finish their rounds down the famous closing stretch. I headed to One Nike Place. It was my first time in there, but it certainly won’ t be my last. I caught up with some friends and took a break from the cold wind, watching the golf on television.