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Golf's Top Ten hole in ones ever

Golf's Top Ten hole in ones ever

Aug 18th, 2018

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.

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Aug 14th, 2018

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.   

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Sep 12th, 2017

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.

Hole in one for 6 year

Hole in one for 6 year

Apr 20th, 2017

A six–year–old  has become the youngest player to score a hole–in–one at Bruntsfield Links.

Hole in one for blind golfer

Hole in one for blind golfer

Oct 23rd, 2016

A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.

Hole in one for Hibs manager

Hole in one for Hibs manager

Oct 9th, 2016

Hibs manager Neil Lennon bought drinks for everyone in the clubhouse after landing an elusive hole in one. 

91–year old gets hole in one

91–year old gets hole in one

Oct 4th, 2016

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!

First Olympic women's hole in one

First Olympic women's hole in one

Aug 20th, 2016

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.

Bubba's Hole In One

Bubba's Hole In One

Sep 21st, 2015

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.

The PGA Hole In One Challenge

The PGA Hole In One Challenge

Jul 27th, 2016

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!!!  

Backwards Hole in one trick shot

Backwards Hole in one trick shot

Aug 13th, 2017

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! 

Robot Makes Hole in One

Robot Makes Hole in One

Feb 5th, 2016

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.    

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Jan 2nd, 2019

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.

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Apr 17th, 2018

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.

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

Nov 15th, 2017

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 holes in one at the Dell

Two holes in one at the Dell

Sep 3rd, 2017

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….

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Win a million Dollars with American Golf

Jul 11th, 2017

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. 

A half in one

A half in one

Jun 25th, 2017

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!

Ace for Justin Thomas

Ace for Justin Thomas

Mar 4th, 2017

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.

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Feb 9th, 2017

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?

Honeymooner hole-in–one

Honeymooner hole-in–one

Feb 4th, 2017

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.

Incredible hole–in–one story!

Incredible hole–in–one story!

Feb 1st, 2017

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! 

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. 

First time golfer gets hole–in–one

First time golfer gets hole–in–one

Nov 17th, 2016

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 all hit holes in one

Four brothers all hit holes in one

Sep 28th, 2016

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!

Incredible slam dunk ace for college golfer

Incredible slam dunk ace for college golfer

Sep 14th, 2016

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.

Amateur golfer hits 3 aces in one round

Amateur golfer hits 3 aces in one round

Aug 12th, 2016

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.

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

Mar 25th, 2016

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.

12 year old Thai Boy Wins Car

12 year old Thai Boy Wins Car

Jan 6th, 2016

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!

Top 10 Hardest Shots Of All Time

Top 10 Hardest Shots Of All Time

Mar 19th, 2019

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...

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 31st, 2018

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.

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

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.

Brentwood teen is off to US Masters

Brentwood teen is off to US Masters

Oct 9th, 2018

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.

Ace for seven year old English boy

Ace for seven year old English boy

Jan 10th, 2018

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!  

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.

Three golfers go for Million Dollar Glory

Three golfers go for Million Dollar Glory

Sep 5th, 2017

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.

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

Sep 1st, 2017

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.

Greg Eason's decuple bogey is actually a Dodo

Greg Eason's decuple bogey is actually a Dodo

Jan 23rd, 2017

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.

Snowboarder Torah Bright takes out cameraman

Snowboarder Torah Bright takes out cameraman

Nov 19th, 2016

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 gets his cadillac

Matt Kuchar gets his cadillac

Nov 6th, 2016

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.

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

May 9th, 2016

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.

The Masters Par 3 Contest

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Apr 7th, 2016

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.

Ace Ace Baby #2

Ace Ace Baby #2

Sep 17th, 2015

"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.

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Brian Harman Makes Two Aces!!!

Aug 30th, 2015

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 Million To 1 Shot (s)

67 Million To 1 Shot (s)

Aug 26th, 2015

67,000,000 to 1 shot!! 26 year old mountain rescue golfer stuns playing partners with two aces in four holes!!!

Brown Jump Starts Round With An Ace

Brown Jump Starts Round With An Ace

Aug 23rd, 2015

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!

US Open – Moving Day

US Open – Moving Day

Jun 16th, 2019

Justin Rose shot a third round 68 to close the gap on leader Gary Woodland to just one shot, with the field a further three shots back. Looming ominously in the pair’s rear-view mirror is one Brooks Koepka who shot a bogey free round of 68 to continue his slow, but continuous, move up the leaderboard.

You’re the one hitting the ball

You’re the one hitting the ball

Jun 14th, 2019

Jordan Spieth was having a decent round yesterday. Level par for the first seven holes and all was well with the world, until the par four 8th.  On a hole that requires precision and tidy positioning off the tee, Speith’s tee shot hit the fairway but then rolled too far, ran out of runway and dropped over the cliff edge.

Who will win the US Open?

Who will win the US Open?

Jun 12th, 2019

The US open is returning to Pebble Beach with its magnificent views, tiny greens and changeable conditions. All factors that are taxing The Spiv’s brain matter as he sips on his port and peruses the field. But this year its all different as GolfPunk has a new algorithm and its going to make us all rich (necessary caveats and waivers apply of course).

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

Jun 7th, 2019

The maxim that you can’t teach old dogs’ new tricks has firmly been dispatched this week as the “Lab Rats” as we have affectionately been called have truly turned over a new leaf, at least for the next 6/7 weeks are concerned.

GOLFPUNK IS GOING ALL BROOKS

GOLFPUNK IS GOING ALL BROOKS

May 31st, 2019

I think it safe to say that the GolfPunk team are not exactly regulars at their local gym. When it comes to preparing for a round of golf its usually a bacon sarnie, washed down with a few cups of coffee, a couple of swishes with an 8 iron behind the first tee and away we go.

IT’S THE PLAYING THAT’S IMPORTANT

IT’S THE PLAYING THAT’S IMPORTANT

May 25th, 2019

GolfPunk’s strap line and overall mission is that it is the “The golf site for the rest of us...” and as you know we have long been advocates to increase participation in our beautiful game, lest it becomes stuffy, stale and the preserve of the privileged few.

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

May 20th, 2019

How do you come back from blowing a seven shot lead in a major? Well, fortunately for Brooks Koepka it is a question that he will not have to answer. Staring down the barrel of the gun and the biggest collapse in golf major history, Koepka dug deep, held his nerve and took the title. 

British Masters Final

British Masters Final

May 13th, 2019

As Matt Wallace thumped the green with his putter as another birdie putt slipped by the hole at the 18th he knew he had blown a chance to lift the British Masters crown. Step forward Marcus Kinhult, the world’s number 210th ranked player, to coolly hole his ten-foot birdie putt and complete Wallace’s nightmare.

Puma Warning Pack

Puma Warning Pack

May 13th, 2019

With the famous sign for the Bethpage Black course in mind Puma has produced a Limited Edition Warning Pack that Rickie Fowler will wear during the first two rounds of the 101st PGA Championship.

British Masters Ones to Watch

British Masters Ones to Watch

May 7th, 2019

GolfPunk's resident tipster, Nick Fleming, picked 2nd place Joel Dahmen as an each way bet at Wells Fargo Championship at the weekend and sadly missed out on Jorge Campillo, who down as a winner, faded to finish third as Mikko Korhonen came through to see off France’s Benjamin Hebert at the first play-off hole.

China Open Final

China Open Final

May 6th, 2019

Twenty Chinese golfers made the cut for the weekend of the Volvo China Open but it was an inhabitant of the 116th biggest country in the world, by population, who lifted the spoils at the  Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen. FInland’s Mikko Korhonen clinched his second European Tour title seeing off France’s Benjamin Hebert at the first play-off hole.

Wells Fargo International

Wells Fargo International

May 3rd, 2019

In his first outing since The Masters, Rory McIlroy carded an opening five under par 66 to share the lead of the Wells Fargo International from Quail Hollow. The Northern Irishman shares the lead with America’s Joel Dahmen, one of GolfPunk’s each-way tips for the event.

China Open Day 2

China Open Day 2

May 3rd, 2019

Wu Ashun delighted the Chinese crowd, adding an excellent 65 to his opening 66 and a two shot lead at the Volvo China Open at the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen. But it was Wu’s young countryman Yang Kuang who grabbed all the headline as the youngest player to make a cut on the European Tour at the tender age of 14 years, six months and 12 days.

Volvo China Open

Volvo China Open

May 2nd, 2019

Last week’s winner and GolfPunk’s tip for the China Open, Jorge Campillo, leads the way once again after an opening round of 65. Joining the Spaniard on the same mark are Tapio Pulkkanen of Finland and David Lipsky of America.

3 Minute Rule – What 3 Minute Rule?

3 Minute Rule – What 3 Minute Rule?

Apr 20th, 2019

Following on from our recent rant concerning etiquette the writer took to the course this morning. It was a stableford competition (points system) a normally quicker format as a lost ball is not the end of the world and if you can’t score on a hole you pick up. It is those lovely medal events that often bring the course to a grinding halt with all competitors having to finish out every hole.

IS ETIQUETTE DYING IN GOLF?

IS ETIQUETTE DYING IN GOLF?

Apr 19th, 2019

Etiquette - “The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group.” There were certain sporting maxims when we grew up.  Football is a gentleman's game played by thugs, and rugby is a thug’s game played by gentlemen.  Cricket and golf were games for protaganists who played with a significant side order of honour.

What is a Mini Driver?

What is a Mini Driver?

Apr 17th, 2019

Seeing TaylorMade’ announcement (our coverage here) of its new mini driver got me thinking. What the hell is a mini driver? Surely, I need a Mahoosive big headed driver with a sweet spot the size of a tea plate which will launch the ball in to the stratosphere (Kaboom!). Did I not have a mini driver back in the 70s, it was made out of wood (persimmon if you were posh) and it had the propensity to fly all over the place.

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Apr 15th, 2019

As Tiger Woods holed the winning putt some time around 7.35pm on Sunday I was asked an awkward question: "Are you crying??", "Seriously, mate, are you crying?" "I've just something... sniff... in my eye, that's ... sniff... all..."

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

Apr 12th, 2019

The Golf Scientist, Bryson DeChambeau, and one half of golf's Odd Couple, Brooks Koepka, lit up day one of the Masters with rounds of 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Phil Mickelson.

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Apr 10th, 2019

Remember when Europeans dominated the Masters? From 1980 to 2000, the tournament was won 11 times by European golfers. Since then, not so much, with only two winners in the last 18 years. It's worth noting, however, that those wins (Danny Willett and Sergio Garcia) make up two of the last three Masters. Maybe the transition of power at Augusta has already begun?

Titleist Introduces New TS4 Driver

Titleist Introduces New TS4 Driver

Apr 4th, 2019

We featured the Titleist TS2 and TS3 models in our 7 Of The Best Drivers For 2019 article and Titleist are now introducing the next iteration of the TS design, the TS4. The Titleist TS4 takes the gains made with the TS2 and TS3 models and adds an ultra low spin driver which still delivers distance.

Gambling and the game of golf

Gambling and the game of golf

Mar 30th, 2019

No matter what game you play, gambling is always fun, especially when played with friends. Imagine mixing the game of golf and gambling over it.

Cobra golf introduces new king MIM wedges

Cobra golf introduces new king MIM wedges

Mar 28th, 2019

Probably the most important club in the bag after the putter (or the driver if you hold the long drive record at your club!) is the wedge. Along with the flat stick, you're going to use your wedge(s) more times than any other club in your bag during a round. And Cobra have a new range of spin machines to help you shoot lower scores.