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The Top 5 Worst Putts Of All Time!!!

The Top 5 Worst Putts Of All Time!!!

Feb 15th, 2017

Ernie Els hit a shocking putt at the Dunhill Links. Painful for all to see, it was a true classic yip. Watch his hands just before he hits it! But in the grand scheme of things it was meaningless. These putts were much worse...

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

Oct 25th, 2018

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...

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Sep 4th, 2018

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball will take centre stage at next week’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship in Oklahoma, when some of the biggest hitters will be looking to strike the ball distances of more than 400 yards.

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Jun 21st, 2018

Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.

VOLVIK OFFER GIFT GOLF BALLS FOR EVERY OCCASION

VOLVIK OFFER GIFT GOLF BALLS FOR EVERY OCCASION

Mar 27th, 2018

Volvik, brand leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, is introducing celebratory gift packs of its top-selling VIVID golf balls designed to give avid golfers a memorable present and boost sales for retailers across the year.

Volvik expands its top selling Vivid ball range

Volvik expands its top selling Vivid ball range

Jan 31st, 2018

Volvik, the market leader in multi-coloured performance golf balls, is expanding its highly successful VIVID golf ball range with the introduction of two more balls offering even greater spin and feel – the new VIVID Lite and VIVID Soft.

Volvik go all patriotic

Volvik go all patriotic

Nov 11th, 2017

Volvik is introducing a patriotic flavour to its top-selling VIVID golf balls with special boxes and packs designed for golfers looking to reflect their national colours on the fairways.

Volvik come out swinging

Volvik come out swinging

Nov 3rd, 2017

With Bubba Watson and Volvik separating ways at short notice this week, it hasn't been a great week for the Korean firm. But they have had an incredible year, and they are definitely here to stay. 

Fantasy Four Ball: Henrik Stenson

Fantasy Four Ball: Henrik Stenson

Oct 19th, 2017

"There’s so many people to choose from, it’s a hard one, that’s for sure. I could choose footballers, models, even friends, but I’m going to go for three people with completely different personalities to keep it interesting."

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Henrik Stenson wins the Wyndham

Aug 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson claimed a one–stroke win at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his first victory since the 2016 Open. 

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Aug 8th, 2017

We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Henrik Stenson's Open home burgled

Jul 21st, 2017

Henrik Stenson’s rented home for the Open Championship was ransacked by burglars as he took to the course to complete his first round at Royal Birkdale.

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Henrik Stenson returns the Claret Jug

Jul 19th, 2017

Henrik Stenson has returned the Claret Jug, but at least he managed to do so in some style in a Mercedes–Benz F015. And appropriately enough, the car was driveless.   

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Henrik Stenson surprises young fan

Jul 19th, 2017

Open sponsor HSBC has enlisted the support of the current Open Champion Henrik Stenson to help drive participation in golf around the world. And he had a little surprise for a young golf fan. 

Nike Golf hemorrhaged money for two decades

Nike Golf hemorrhaged money for two decades

Jun 29th, 2017

After all that money and extraordinary success of the undisputed World Number 1, Nike still managed to lose money hand over golf club for two decades. Founder Phil Knight explains how...

 Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

Si–Woo Kim faces call up dilemma

May 17th, 2017

Si–Woo Kim was a surprise victor at the Players Championship last weekend when he became the tournament’s youngest ever winner, but the 21–year-old now has another challenge to face.

PING buys up Nike Golf patents

PING buys up Nike Golf patents

Apr 27th, 2017

Ping's parent company Karsten Manufacturing Corp. has recently purchased at least five patents from Nike, which relate to golf club technology. 

Volvik launching into the UK

Volvik launching into the UK

Mar 10th, 2017

Volvik is making five of its best–selling balls available in the UK market this spring, including the new premium–priced Volvik S4 ball.

Rory McIlroy tees it with Nike Lunar Control

Rory McIlroy tees it with Nike Lunar Control

Mar 2nd, 2017

Rory McIlroy returns to competitive action today at the WGC – Mexico Championship, and he is determined to get his season back on track. Here's what he will be wearing when he tees it up.

Nike's Men in Black

Nike's Men in Black

Feb 18th, 2017

The 16 Nike golfers competing in the Genesis Open were all dressed in black to support Nike's “Equality” campaign that launched last week.

Six new signings for Nike Golf

Six new signings for Nike Golf

Jan 19th, 2017

Six European golfers, including eigh–-time European Tour winner Alex Noren and European Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters, have joined the Nike Golf team. 

Bubba confirms he will play Volvik ball

Bubba confirms he will play Volvik ball

Jan 3rd, 2017

We reported in December that there were rumours that Bubba Watson would use a Volvik golf ball in 2017. At the time a spokesman for the company said, “I can’t confirm or comment at this point.” But it has now been confirmed that Bubba has signed with Volvik on New Year's Day.

Jason Day announces Nike deal

Jason Day announces Nike deal

Jan 2nd, 2017

The rumor that Jason Day would sign a clothing deal with Nike has been running since September, but now it’s official.

Its lookalike time

Its lookalike time

Dec 29th, 2016

It's Christmas, and we've been tucking into a bit of Casino Royale on the box. And we can't but help seeing a likeness between the arch villan Le Chifre and Phil Mickelson. Anyone?

Henrik Stenson launches golf design business

Henrik Stenson launches golf design business

Dec 20th, 2016

Henrik Stenson has formed his own golf course design firm, and signed his first contract to do a major redesign of Österåker Golf Club outside Stockholm, Sweden.

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Dec 14th, 2016

Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.

Mike Tindall talks golf

Mike Tindall talks golf

Oct 4th, 2016

England rugby hero and World Cup winner Mike Tindall answers our friends at American Golf's questions on the game. Watch to find out how he got into golf, what is the best part of his game and who was the worst golfer in the England team.

Jason Day to sign for Nike?

Jason Day to sign for Nike?

Sep 13th, 2016

Jason Day is rumoured to be moving to Nike shoes and apparel next season in a mega bucks switch...

Henrik Stenson takes on crocodile

Henrik Stenson takes on crocodile

Aug 14th, 2016

Henrik Stenson couldn’t help himself when he spotted a Cayman lurking in the water during his third round. Here's what he did.     

Game Over: The Fallout of Nike Golf

Game Over: The Fallout of Nike Golf

Aug 11th, 2016

With Nike pulling out of golf equipment what happens next? From new club contracts to PXG taking over the tour, we delve into every nook and cranny...

Nike quits golf equipment!

Nike quits golf equipment!

Aug 4th, 2016

Well, that's just great. Nike has announced it is to end its production of golfing equipment. Which means I won't be able to continue my long and successful partnership with Nike...

Henrik Stenson wins the Open

Henrik Stenson wins the Open

Jul 17th, 2016

Henrik Stenson won his first Major Championship beating Phil Mickelson in record-breaking fashion in an amazing final round of The 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

May 9th, 2016

Jesper Parnevik won his first Champions Tour event last night at the Insperity Invitational, shooting a blistering last round 67 to win by four shots at Woodlands Country Club.  

Peg Parnevik takes the spotlight

Peg Parnevik takes the spotlight

May 5th, 2016

Jesper isn't the only Parnevik making a name for himself, as his daughter Peg is proving to be an internet sensation in her own right. Co-Star of The Parneviks reality TV show, she's taken the jump into a music career.

Why Rory won’t be wearing Nike at the Olympics

Why Rory won’t be wearing Nike at the Olympics

Apr 29th, 2016

As Rory McIlroy is from Northern Ireland he actually had the choice to represent either for Ireland or Great Britain in the Olympics. And he chose Ireland. But there is some fallout from this decision.

Rory’s new Nike commercial

Rory’s new Nike commercial

Apr 6th, 2016

Here’s Rory McIlroy’s new ad for Nike. It shows him gearing up in real life for this weekend’s Masters, where he is hoping to land a grand slam by winning all four majors.

Nike Lunar Force 1 G

Nike Lunar Force 1 G

Mar 30th, 2016

Air Jordan. Gazelle. Clyde. Superstar. These are some of the most iconic sneakers of all time. And they’ve all had golf shoe versions made of them. Now so has the Nike Air Force 1. 

The Nike Method Origin

The Nike Method Origin

Mar 21st, 2016

Check out the new hi tech, groovy, and consistant Nike Method Origin Putter, as used by Rory McIlroy on tour!

OGP Jesper Parnevik Takes The Biscuit in Challenge

OGP Jesper Parnevik Takes The Biscuit in Challenge

Mar 10th, 2016

Original GolfPunk Jesper  Parnevik gets the Biscuit Tin treatement – a series of random questions like 'Did they really land on the moon?' 'What would you think if you met yourself at a party?' 'Can you lend me a fiver?'... that sort of thing...

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe

Feb 17th, 2016

I’ll always remember getting to the first tee at a fairly nice golf course in East Sussex, just about to take a practice swing, when the starter asked me if I was wearing golf shoes. He would have had a heart atack if he had seen these.

Jesper Parnevik now a reality TV Star

Jesper Parnevik now a reality TV Star

Feb 8th, 2016

50-year-old Jesper Parnevik is getting big television ratings back home in Sweden as the star of Sweden’s most popular reality-TV show, The Parneviks.

Henrik on safari

Henrik on safari

Jan 30th, 2016

Henrik Stenson has been doing his bit to save the Rhino. Good work Mr. Stenson and family. We love our Rhinos at GolfPunk Towers!

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Ryan Ruffels joins Nike

Jan 29th, 2016

Nike Golf has announced the addition of Australian athlete Ryan Ruffels to its talent roster. Ruffels, who will represent the brand head to toe, will have his first ever PGA Tour start at the Farmers Insurance Open this week.

Golf Lookalikes: Zach Johnson is Joaquin Phoenix!

Golf Lookalikes: Zach Johnson is Joaquin Phoenix!

Jan 11th, 2016

We've been watching the Hyundai all weekend but in the breaks have been keeping an eye on Joaquin Phoenix in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line. And then Zach Johnson walked on set...

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Nike Golf Vapor Fly is the most forgiving driver of the new Nike lineup and is already being used out on tour by Paul Casey. Let’s call this one the Big Blue Meanie.

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Driver

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Vapor Fly Pro driver is the model that the majority of Nike tour players will be using in 2016, including Rory McIlroy. We’ll call this one the Blue Meanie.

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Dec 11th, 2015

The Nike Vapour Flex 440 is the most adjustable driver Nike have made, with it’s FlexFlight weight cartridge, spin can be increased or decreased as desired. Let’s call this model the Baddest Blue Meanie!

Nike Vapor Fly Fairway Wood

Nike Vapor Fly Fairway Wood

Dec 11th, 2015

Already in play on tour, this time round Nike have only felt the need to produce one fairway wood. Let’s call this model the Little Blue Meanie!

Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid

Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid

Dec 11th, 2015

Vapor Fly Hybrid was completely redesigned for 2016 with input from Nike's tour pros. Let’s call it the Blue Meanie Jnr.

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Irons

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Irons

Dec 11th, 2015

Nike set out to create a set of irons that launch the ball higher and farther, with forgiveness but more workability than a traditional game-improvement iron.

Nike Vapor Fly Irons

Nike Vapor Fly Irons

Dec 11th, 2015

Nike's Vapor Fly irons feature three unique RZN-enhanced, game-improvement constructions, that  push weight lower and toward the perimeter for consistent, high and long shots that retain a tremendous feel.

Brand New Nike Vapour Fly Line Up

Brand New Nike Vapour Fly Line Up

Dec 11th, 2015

Nike Golf have unveiled a whole new range of equipment for 2016. The new Vapor Fly line has been in play on tour for the last couple of months now, and includes the mystery blue driver used by Rory McIlroy to win the Race to Dubai.

Rory lookalike

Rory lookalike

Nov 29th, 2015

This Rory McIlroy lookalike was no match for Barry McGuigan, who called him out straight away.

The Puma Ignite Spikeless Golf shoes

The Puma Ignite Spikeless Golf shoes

Nov 18th, 2015

While we don’t think we’ll be wearing them until the summer, not with this weather outside anyway, the Puma IGNITE Spikeless looks like it will be one of the comfiest shoes on the market next season. 

Rory's new Nike Lunar Control 4 Golf Shoes

Rory's new Nike Lunar Control 4 Golf Shoes

Nov 17th, 2015

When GolfPunk started, golf shoes were something you just put on your feet. Now they’e almost as anticipated as a new driver. These new Nike’s have been gossiped about for months and now they’re finally here.

Bond. Henrik Bond

Bond. Henrik Bond

Nov 2nd, 2015

Henrik Stenson has announced he's giving up his day job to follow a career in the movies, just days after winning a European Tour Poll on which golfer would make the best James Bond.

Phantom Golf Defecator Strikes Again

Phantom Golf Defecator Strikes Again

Jul 28th, 2015

There appear to be recurring problems at the Norwegian Golf course of Stavanger, which has been confronted by a serial cup defecator, who uses the course’s holes as toilets.

NIKE Launch New Club Collection

NIKE Launch New Club Collection

Jul 8th, 2015

Nike have updated their Club Collection in time for St Andrews. Their new lifestyle meets the course range, captures the Just Do IT attitude of Nike, while being reverential to St Andrews and the third major of the season. 

Nike Golf AW77 Hoodie

Nike Golf AW77 Hoodie

Apr 13th, 2015

Nike Golf apparel has always been a massive seller – affordable, comfortable, and wearable.

Discovery strikes agreement with European Tour

Discovery strikes agreement with European Tour

Dec 13th, 2018

Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world. 

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Nov 30th, 2018

Duca del Cosma, the Italian fashion brand that pioneered ultra-lightweight spikeless golf shoes more than a decade ago, is introducing an eye-catching new range of premium golf shoes for the 2019 season that includes the brand’s first-ever soft spiked shoes and boots.

'New Annika' makes her mark

'New Annika' makes her mark

Nov 12th, 2018

The "new Annika Sorenstam" emerged victorious in the last event of the Ladies European Tour Access Series (LETAS) circuit, the Santander Golf Tour LETAS El Prat, at Real Club de Golf El Prat, in Barcelona.

Swastika carved into a green

Swastika carved into a green

Nov 2nd, 2018

A Vietnam veteran who was playing on a course in Indianapolis last weekend had a surprise in store when he came to the eighth green. He found a swastika carved into the green, along with a racial slur.

Steven Tiley strikes first

Steven Tiley strikes first

Aug 9th, 2018

Steven Tiley has completed the first round of the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Pro-Am with a score of -3 under par making him the overnight leader going into today's second, and final round of the Championship.