Oct 11th, 2018
Call the Golf Scientist! This defgies logic... Eddie Pepperell, British Masters... Hole 7, par 3... Then this happens... bonkers...
Call the Golf Scientist! This defgies logic... Eddie Pepperell, British Masters... Hole 7, par 3... Then this happens... bonkers...
Watch as club golfer aces his way to a cool million dollars!
It's been a record breaking year for holes in one on The European Tour so they have dug through the archives and found ten of the best aces for your further viewing pleasure.
The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.
Former soldier Rob Hansen was just six feet away from winning On Course Foundation (OCF) a whopping $1million after taking part in last week’s Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO), in partnership with American Golf.
You get two hole in ones in one round, you finish -3 and you still don't win?? What's all that about?...
A six–year–old has become the youngest player to score a hole–in–one at Bruntsfield Links.
Matt Kuchar was standing on the tee at the par-3 17th hole waiting his turn when his caddie noticed the small print…..
A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.
A 91–year old man has had a hole in one at Stoke Park. And it's not his first!
Hibs manager Neil Lennon bought drinks for everyone in the clubhouse after landing an elusive hole in one.
Esther Pelletier carded a triple-bogey six on the par–3 sixth hole at Middleton Golf Club, in Massachusetts, and was thinking of quitting the game. But her next shot was altogether better – her first ever ace!
The unlikeliest hole in one you will ever see. Take it away Paul Barrington.
China's Lin Xiyu hit a hole-in-one on the par-three eighth during the third round of the women's golf competition at the Rio Olympics. Here's a video of Lin's historic ace - the first ever in women's Olympic golf.
Check out Justin Rose's hole in one at the Olympics - the first ever Olympic hole in one ever!
Minjee Lee hit a hole in one last night on a par four, only the second time this has ever been done in LPGA history..
What does a top golfer do in their 'down time'? Go and play crazy golf, obviously! Watch here to see Bubba's hilarious reaction to a hole in one.
Mercedes set three of their sponsored stars, Martin Kaymer, Fabian Gomez, and Emiliano Grillo a hole in one challenge. Already a difficult feat, Mercedes wanted them to ace the 175 yard hole with a putter, a driver, or a left handed club!!!
93 year old Ben Bender made his first ever hole in one after over 70 years of golfing, and then quit the sport for good.
It is the first run out for the CJ Cup in South Korea, and they’ve decided to do something different for the hole in one prize.
Here's a great little trick shot with a difference that's been doing the virtal rounds. Call it a back to front hole in one!
Check this out. The inaugural round at Tiger's Bluejack National course. Tiger witnesses 11-year-old's Hole In One...
The best hole in one you'll see this week? Probably. Meet LDRIC (Launch Directional Robot Intelligent Circuitry), see what they did there? LDRIC. Eldrick. It doesn't matter.
Irish golfer Michael Dolan waited until he was 59 for his first hole-in-one; a month later, his second earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup after he aced the eighth hole at Son Vida, Mallorca.
Meet us at Putney Bridge, Franny, we said. And bring your Lambretta...
Golfing prodigy Abhay Kapoor stunned onlookers by recording a hole in one during a golf lesson at 3 Hammers Golf Complex in Wolverhampton this weekend.
Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
The Night Golf Company have been running events across the UK for 5 years now and just a week after their 5th anniversary, they saw what they believe to the UK's first Night Golf Hole-in-One! Not only that, they saw the 2nd just 2 nights later!
Two golfers have make hole-in-ones on the same hole in successive shots. And the odds on that happening are incredible!
Ever wondered how many shots it would take a professional golfer to make a hole-in-one?
17–year–old Ben Tetzlaff made two holes–in–one in the space of just nine holes. And the odds for that are???
There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….
American Golf is inviting golfers across the UK & Ireland to enter its biggest ever competition and be in with a chance of scooping 1 Million Dollars.
Mark Mcleod, 28, and Hugh Kinniburgh, 63 were playing a match play event for the Lanark Trophy. When they came to the par three 10th, it was a hole–in–one for both players!
Here's how to leap up the leaderboard. Beauty of an ace from Justin Thomas on the par 3 13th which propels him into the lead at the WGC Mexico Championship.
Poor old Timbers. He's playing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro–Am, and was having a practice round at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, when he birdied the 27–yard par–3 seventh hole. But was that good enough to win the hole?
Audrey and Craig Stammen were enjoying a round of golf on their honeymoon. They were playing in Manele, Lanai, Hawaii when the golfing gods smiled on Audrey.
Getty’s legendary golf photographer David Cannon has shared an amazing hole–in–one story in an article for Lady Golfer. Actually, make that three hole–in–ones!
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.
Golf coach Emma Brown must be pretty pleased with her latest recruit. She only went and had a hole–in–one in her first ever lesson. Beat that!
Four brothers from Cumbria have all hit a hole-in-one in the last three years. It is believed to be the first time this has ever happened in the UK. And check out the odds!
It's one thing getting a hole in one when your ball lands on the green and somehow finds its way into the cup. But it's quite another when your ball flies straight into the hole.
Here's a great infographic on how an amateur golfer shot three holes-in-one in the course of a single round, and the odds of him achieving this remarkable feat.
A one-armed golfer in New Zealand has scored a hole in one.
According to data compiled over three million rounds of golf by the GPS and scoring app, Hole19, the UK has achieved more hole-in-one’s than any other country.
Watch Rickie Fowler make an amazing ace at the Els for Autism charity golf day.
This is the first ever hole-in-one at the Bear Trap - the 15th and 17th at The Honda Classic, staged at The PGA National Champions course.
12-year-old Jakkarin Jitmaneekan won a car for scoring a hole-in-one at the Kids Golf World Championship, Malaysia. He'll be able to drive in six years time!
Seven lucky golfers are heading to this week’s Masters to battle it out for a million dollars – all hoping they can land another ace to change their life.
Yesterday I was faced with an impossible shot – my ball was suspended in a bush. It was just asking to be hit even though it was a foot off the ground, and three inches into the bush. Things did not end well from there. But in the spirit of taking on the damned near ridiculous...
Irish golfer Jason McCarthy was entitled to enjoy a night on the tiles after his maiden hole-in-one secured him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup and the chance to shoot for $1m.
Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.
Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.
A teenage golfer from Brentwood is the envy of his friends after securing a place in the Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) grand final and a visit to next year's US Masters.
Seven-year old Freddy Sage’s had an ace on his very first time out on a fulll golf course. Another youngster hooked for life young!
Here's a great Instagram posting of Jordan Spieth holing out on a golf simulator and going completely beserk! They all count after all.
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.
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.
Three lucky golfers are set to go head–to–head in pursuit of Million Dollar Hole In One’s $1million in the stunning mountain setting of the Golf & Spa Grand Tirolia Kitzbühel, Austria next week.
Nine amateur golfers from across the UK are just one shot away from landing $1million after they qualified for the hole–in–one challenge final, run in partnership by Million Dollar Hole In One and American Golf.
You've just bogeyed 14 so how's a self-respecting tour pro going to respond? Like this of course...
After Greg Eason’s ‘decuple bogey’ at the Web.com Great Abaco Classic in the Bahamas, we delve back in the GP archives to bring you the alternative way of labelling golf’s ‘less than heroic’ scores.
She may be one of Australia's top professional snowboarders, but Torah Bright proved her skills on the mountain didn't extend to the golf course as she took out a camera man on the tee.
Matt Kuchar had a hole-in-one last week at the WGC-HSBC Champions in China, but was denied the prize of a Cadillac because the hole was playing short. But now wrongs have been put right, and he’s got his new motor.
Check out our second awesome slam dunk ace of the week. Belén Mozo take a bow!
Will Wilcox made the ace everyone was waiting for last night, and he celebrated it brilliantly.
A trip to the 2017 US Masters, worth £17,000, will be up for grabs at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, next month, when visitors participate in a special event to relaunch the historic Colt course at the two five-AA Red Star golf club.
There were nine holes in one last night at the Masters Par 3 Contest. 9. From 80 year old legend Gary Player, playing with Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, to back to back aces from Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, they're all here.
Jordan Spieth. Second hole. Six iron. 187 yards. Boom. What a way to start your tournament!
Helping Our Gravy & Bunching Arse this weekend were...
"After you, sir." "No I insist, after you!" "Alright then, but once I've holed this tee shot I insist you follow me in, sir." "It will be my pleasure, my friend." What we're trying to say is that two golfers scored aces one after the other on the same hole whilst playing a match.
So we've switched the golf on, and this is the first thing we see. Brian Harman take a bow son. With odds of 67 million to one, the left hander just nailed this hybrid on the 14th hole at The Barclays for his second hole in one of the round.
67,000,000 to 1 shot!! 26 year old mountain rescue golfer stuns playing partners with two aces in four holes!!!
You're playing the final round of the Wyndham Championship with the most famous golfer on the planet. You're in the penultiumate group just two back from the lead. Then you do this on the third hole. Boom!
The teams were introduced, the crowds were bedecked in the colours of the teams and Sharleen Spiteri and Texas hit the stage to liven up proceedings. First points in the fashion stakes probably went to Europe with their mid length coats and Solheim Cup tartan scarves winning it out over the the not quite so flattering short jackets of Team USA. A real spectacle indeed and here are some of the best images.
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Two Foxhills members both hit a hole-in-one on the same hole with consecutive shots. Apparently, the odds of this happening are millions to one although we must confess, we haven’t a clue how that is calculated.
Cleveland wedges are definitely always in the mix when you think about premium tour products and we loved their recent CBX 2 launch aimed at the slightly more regular golfers amongst us. What they aren’t as well known for are their top of the line putters and perhaps, with the new Frontline range, that is about to change?
The techies at Cleveland believe that the keys to success are control and feel which gives confidence in putting and their new Huntington Beach SOFT range does just that, so that we make more putts, "plain and simple!"
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What happens when you pair one of the world’s biggest pop stars with the world’s number two golfer at a Pro-Am event? Well it’s no joke but what you actually get is a lesson in bunker play in the middle of the round, oh and a very near miss!
The Solheim Cup is just three weeks away and Team USA captain, Juli Inkster, used her picks to add some experience to her rookie Solheim Cup line up last night. This will be Stacy Lewis’ fifth Solheim Cup and Morgan Pressel’s sixth.
World number one, Jin Young Ko, walked arm in arm up to the 18th green at the CP Women’s Open yesterday with defending champion and local girl Brooke Henderson, as she cruised to a five shot lead over her nearest rival, Denmark’s Nicole Broch Larsen, to confirm that she is in her class of her own on the LPGA Tour this year.
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Local favourite Stephanie Meadow will take a four shot lead into the final round of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational. The 27-year-old from Jordanstown, Northern Ireland shot a six under par 67 to sit on ten under for the event, four clear of England’s Eleanor Givens. In the men’s event, Damien Perrier of France and Todd Clement of England lead the field by a single shot following another long day with rain delays at Galgorm Castle.
Reports indicate our erstwhile Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, has been learning to develop his golf game as part of a strategy to help him secure a trade deal with the US and presumably other nations headed by golf addicted leaders.
Scotland’s Craig Ross and England’s Eleanor Givens are the first round leaders lead in the The ISPS HANDA World Invitational, both carding an impressive 6 under par. Ross shot an impressive birdie free round of 64 Massereene Golf Club while Givens had seven birdies and one solitary bogey in carding a 67 at Galgorm Castle Golf Club.
It has rather flown under the radar but yesterday the ISPS HANDA World Invitational event for both men and women teed of at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club. A first for golf in Europe as women will play alongside (sort of) the men and will play for the same money.
Following the Ladies Scottish Open the first eight players have been confirmed for the 2019 European Solheim Cup team. This afternoon the Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew will break some hearts and delight others as she makes her four captain’s picks. But GolfPunk have it covered, so you can relax Catriona as these are the picks!
TaylorMade are on a roll, of that there can be little doubt and when the TP Patina Putter collection drops you can be sure it will cause more than a little stir. The marketing bumpf is all well and good, but well, just look at them.
In 2018, Prince’s unveiled the newly-redeveloped Himalayas nine having undertaken a significant redesign by renowned international golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert. A year on, the results are looking pretty impressive.
As majors go, the AIG Women’s British Open was a classic. Hinako Shibuno, the 20 year old Japanese rookie, who had never set foot in a tournament outside of her home country holed, in some style we might add, a 20ft putt on the 18th to secure the title. Just moments before Lizette Salas had missed a much shorter chance in front of an amazing crowd.
South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim holds a one-shot lead over compatriot Sung Hyun Park heading into day four of the Evian Championship. Indeed, Kim has no shortage of company from home as five of the top six players are from South Korea with the only interloper being Shanshan Feng of China.
Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links, Co. Cork, Ireland 12th hole (Courcean Stage) Par 5 564 yards
On the day that The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP becomes the First Lord of the Treasury, or otherwise known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, GolfPunk ponders the key issues of the day.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry produced what he called "one of the most incredible days of my life" shooting an eight-under-par 63 that gives him a four-shot lead going into the final day of the Open at Royal Portrush! Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is the closest rival on 12 under after a 66 with JB Holmes third on 10 under. World number one Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose sit one further back but there are tough weather conditions forecast for the final day.
The GolfPunk team love the game of golf and are big supporters of the idea of improving the etiquette on the course and in general. However, this week the big news running around social media was about the US amateur golfer that carded an impressively poor 194 for 18 holes and things got worse when the Florida State Golf Association confirmed it was actually a 131 over par 202!
Ok time for a rerun of our GolfPunk rant. The three-minute rule is a good one and it is intended to speed up play like the other good rule change, putting with the pin in. I am sure most pros did not expect to suffer too much from the rule change but then they are not playing Royal Portrush every day.