Jun 26th, 2016
The Greenbrier has been canceled due to the horrific flooding that took place this week. But how will that affect The Open?
The Greenbrier has been canceled due to the horrific flooding that took place this week. But how will that affect The Open?
The Greenbrier has been flooded by storms like you wouldn't believe. Check out the insane video of the 18th!
The Olympics have played havoc with the schedule as the WGC Bridgestone invitational comes forward to June rather than its traditional August date. Here's the Golf Spiv's call on where the value is.
Tiger shoots first bogey-free round for two years and Danny Lee gets his first PGA Tour win.
Trusting Callaway since his days as a highly tipped Amateur, Danny Lee used the Carlsbad based manufacturers equipment throughout his bag to win The Greenbrier Classic.
The unlikely pairing of John Rahm of Spain and America’s Ryan Palmer saw off the challenge of Rahm’s countryman Segio Garcia and Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood to lift the Zurich Classic trophy. The pairing that came together after Palmer’s original partner Jordan Speith pulled out and Rahm’s would be partner, Wesley Bryan, was out with a shoulder injury.
It is now some two weeks since Tiger’s historical victory in The Masters and the frenzy that went with it. CT Pan’s win at the Heritage was impressive but taking nothing away from CT, the event did suffer somewhat from a Masters’ hangover. So, what is there to wet us golf lovers’ appetite this week? That will be the Zurich Classic Team event
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.
Bryson DeChambeau, the golf scientist, has won the John Deere Classic in Illinois and with it a place in this week's The Open.
Rickie Fowler has built himself a four–shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic, and looks in a great position to claim his first victory in more than a year. Catch him if you can!
The 2016 John Deere Classic has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year, and also recevied awards for its social media engagement.
Massive congratulations to Sergio Garcia as he wins the Dubai Desert Classic by three shots over Henrik Stenson. Here's how he did it to earn his first European Tour victory for three years.
Sergio Garcia has a three–shot lead at the end of moving day at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Could Sergio be set for first European Tour victory in three years?
Strong winds have delivered the second major blow to the Dubai Desert Classic after Tiger Woods' earlier withdrawal
In The PGA Takeaway, Teryn Schaefer recaps the final round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, where Justin Thomas successfully defended his title, Anirban Lahiri brought his #CurryPower and Zac Blair chased a lizard on the course.
In the third round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, Anirban Lahiri separates himself from the field with his 7-under 65 and Justin Thomas closes strong with five straight birdies coming down the stretch. And there's a hole in one from Kevin Na!
Tiger Woods comes back this week at the Safeway Classic. And he's making that comeback alongside his former nemesis and new best buddy Phil Mickelson.
Will Tiger Woods make his comeback next week at the Safeway Classic?
Kiwi Danny Lee Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title last week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s been fund raising for the flood victims. Here's how he got on.
Danny Lee was meant to be defending his Greenbrier Classic title this week, but was unable to do so because of the devastating flooding. Now he’s fund raising for the flood victims.
Bubba and his wife Angie have donated $250,000 to help the victims of the terrible floods that tore into Greenbrier. He has also pledged to get his hands dirty after the WGC Bridgestone.
Brian Stuard has won the weather-disrupted Zurich Classic, which had a Monday finish. He held on to claim his maiden PGA Tour victory in a three-way playoff.
Rain. Stopped. Play. That pretty much sums up day three at The Zurich Classic. While a few players managed to tee off in their third round, the leader Brian Stuard only managed the six holes to finish his second round.
The Spiv won last week with money on Charley Hoffman, so who is he backing to bring home the bacon this time around?
Adam Scott raised the trophy last night at the Honda Classic, pipping Sergio Garcia by one shot for his first title in two years. While he only managed a level par 70, Sergio could only muster a 71, and no one made a run at the the two of them.
Adam Scott shot a 66 last night to take a share of the lead last night with Sergio Garcia at the Honda Classic last night. Sounds great. Except he threw a quadruple bogey in there.
What is it with Rory and the Honda Classic? He wins in 2012 and now he's missed Honda Classic cut for the second time in a row.
Last night Sergio Garcia took a share of the first round lead at the Honda Classic, shooting a 65 despite tangling with an alligator. Garcia shares the lead with Michael Thompson, the 2013 Honda Classic winner. Check out the highlights.
The Honda Classic GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge. Picture of ducks taken yesterday by the 3rd green by Getty's Dave Cannon. Lovely stuff...
So who should you be looking out for this week? Here’s my top five to do well this week at the Honda Classic.
Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.
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.
Play was suspended at the OHL Classic in Playa del Carmen in Mexico. But here's who is winning....? And now it seems to be back on.
On a lightening and rain-affected day it was USA’s Derek Fathauer who rose to the top of the leaderboard. He shot another six under 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Jason Bohn.
It's go time again. We bring you the tee times and pairings for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which is in Mexico if you didn't know.
A sideways look at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia with Sidekick Southwell... Starring Adam Scott, Jason Gore and Justin Thomas...
Is this the perfect golf club? Just look at it. Makes you want to put it in a glass case and sell tickets. Or just whip it out of the bag from 153-yards and hit the greatest shot of your life. Wilson Staff tip their cap to a classic with the new 2019 blades...
This week's golf betting tips from the legendary Nick Fleming. It's the Omega Desert Classic and the Farmers aka Flutter Central...
So close last week at the Sony Open with Andrew Putnam 69/1 leading until the final stages eventually finishing 2nd to Matt Kuchar. But now I focus on the Desert Classic.
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot... and today is her birthday!!!
When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities. GolfPunk investigates...
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities.
Tour pros and their music. What's it going to be as they choose their favourite tune to get them underway at the Zurich Classic? Some real doozies here. And it's not all Hootie...
Damn that Bubba Watson chipping in and foiling our 1st place winnings... Anyway, back to this week. Here are this week's Fleming Golf Tips
American teenager Angel Yin won a three-way play-off to win the Dubai Ladies Classic as Charley Hull came in fifth.
If you fancy teeing it up with Rory McIlroy and Niall Horan at the 29th Omega Dubai Desert Classic, well here’s your chance.
Here they are, GolfPunks in bold... i.e. players who have been nice to GolfPunk....
When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.
Whee Kim had a hole in one on the Par 3 15th at the CIMM Classic, and won a BMW 740 Lex Drive Hybrid for his troubles, worth a cool $100,000.
Pat Perez won the PGA TOUR's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
January 25th 2018. The Dubai Desert Classic. Paige Spiranac. Yes indeed, social media golfing sensation Paige Spiranac will act as the official starter for the tournament at Emirates Golf Club.
GP favourite Pat Perez will be making his debut at next year’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
As we reported on Saturday, Stacy Lewis will give all her winnings at the Cambia Portland Open to charity, and specifically the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, how is she getting on?
Daniel Berger became the fourth player to successfully defend his title at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis on Sunday.
Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello posted a 5under 65 to be in a three–way tie for the lead at the St. Jude Classic, with Stewart Cink and Ben Crane after Saturday’s moving day.
There’s a three–way tie at the top after day two at the FedEx St Jude Classic, with Charl Schwartzel, Chez Reavie and Sebastian Munoz all on nine-under par.
You've just bogeyed 14 so how's a self-respecting tour pro going to respond? Like this of course...
Here are the tee times (add 5 hours for UK time). GolfPunk notables in bold. NB: Tiger tees off at 4.15am UK GMT (11.15pm USA EST) – playing with defending champion Danny Willett & Matt Fitzpatrick
The inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic, held at Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, Ware, has been hailed as an overwhelming success after raising over £120,000 for goal keeping legend Bob Wilson's the Willow foundation.
Wasps Legends will be hosting the World Golf Rugby Classic in La Manga from June 23rd to 26th. And it's all for the Dallagio Foundation.
Manchester City cult hero Andy Morrison put former boss Kenny Dalglish in the shade as he romped to a memorable victory in the 20th edition of the Footballers’ Golf Classic at the world-famous La Manga Club in Spain.
Jamie Lovemark and Jhonattan Vegas were sharing the lead at the Zurich Classic when play on the second day was suspended because of darkness.
Liverpool, Celtic and Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish will be one of a host of former champions who will be contesting the 20th edition of the popular Footballers’ Golf Classic this summer.
It's a very happy birthday to Di Dougherty. All the best from GolfPunk Towers.
One of the few putters still designed in the UK, Radius putters are CNC milled from one block of forged S20C steel.
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Champions Tour, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
Marc Leishman has shot a 10-under 61 on the new Trinity Forest course to lead the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Lee Elder The first African-American to play in the Masters…
India's Sharmlia Nicollet beat Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. But how did she get on?
On Tuesday, September 26, 2006, when ‘Lord’ Byron was found dead on the porch of his ranch, golf not only lost one of its brightest and most respected heroes, but also the last remaining link to a bygone era – a Golden Age when Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demaret vied with Nelson for parity on the burgeoning PGA Tour.
Golf instruction can often be viewed as being intimidating and restrictive, but the innovative Bird Golf Academy in the United States is altering that perception with a rewarding and personalised approach to helping golfers improve and fulfil their potential.
Rickie Fowler got the job done at the Honda Classic, and won by four shots. But he certainly didn't make it easy for himself.
PXG has announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Pat Perez.
Rickie Fowler out drove the competition in a big way, bombing drives with his KING F7+ Driver, to capture his fourth career victory at The Honda Classic. Here's what was in his bag.
In the build up to the Honda Classic, PGA Pros were faced with an unusual challenge – a one–armed chipping contest.
Brooks Koepka was having a frustrating day of it at the Honda Classic yesterday. He may be the 10th longest driver on the PGA Tour so far this season, but that didn't mean he was having it all his way at his hometwon event. Far from it.
American Shawn Stefani found himself with a playable lie from the water at the par–4 sixth at PGA National’s Champion Course. But he didn't want to get his kit wet. So here's what he did.
Tiger Woods has announced that due to ongoing back spasms, similar to what he experienced in Dubai, he will be unable to compete in the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic.
TaylorMade met up with Sergio Garcia at his home course, the Club De Campo Del Mediterraneo in Castellon Spain, to test out the new 2017 product line–up. But they added a little twist to it!
Tiger Woods is suffering from more than just back spasms, Gary Player has claimed. He thinks Tiger's got the dreaded yips.....
Tiger has sensationally pulled out of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic with back problems. No, surely not.... say it ain't so...
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...
Brittany Lincicome has beaten Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first extra play off hole at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for her seventh career win on the LPGA Tour.
Rory McIlroy's hopes of a fast start to the new golfing year have been shattered by his latest injury setback, and it has put a serious dent into his carefully laid plans to get his game peaking for another assault on an elusive Masters victory.
As we reported yesterday, the opening event of the Web.com Tour, the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, took a complete battering from the weather. And for one Pro this led to the loss of 32 balls!
The first Web.com event of 2017 is the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, but it has been absolutely battered by high winds and storms, leading to a first–round scoring average of 80.4!
Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
ECCO Golf has announced the signing of American PGA Tour player Smylie Kaufman as a brand ambassador.
The twin demands of function and fashion have been the guiding principle behind Cross Sportswear’s apparel ever since it launched in 1986. Here's their new Spring / Summer range.
Camilo Villegas has been struggling with the mental side of his game, so he’s got himself some new tattoos to help keep his focus.
The PGA Tour is in Malaysia this week at the CIMB Classic. And the wildlife on display around the course is a little different to most weeks.
With Tiger claiming his game is "vulnerable" we dig into why he pulled out of the Safeway Open.
Livin' the life out east... what's not to like?
What's been Helping The Gravy & Bunching Arse for GolfPunk this week? Well, first there was the Brits, then the bloody Oscars, and don't even get us started on footballers taking corners from the wrong bloody place! Oh, and there was some stuff we liked as well!!
Golfer Jason Bohn tells NBC Sports that what was reported as a mild heart attack turned out to be much more.
Reports from the PGA Tour website state that Jason Bohn is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack during the second round of The Honda Classic.