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Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Aug 26th, 2019

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.

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

Jul 28th, 2019

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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Sep 2nd, 2019

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.

Smiling Cinderella steals hearts and title

Smiling Cinderella steals hearts and title

Aug 4th, 2019

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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jul 29th, 2019

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.

Koepka will make history

Koepka will make history

Jun 16th, 2019

I just placed a bet on the US Open. I got odds of just shy of 6/1 on one Mr Brooks Koepka. My heart is with Justin Rose and, if his amazing short game continues, he may well win but my head says that Koepka will come through to make history.

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. 

Koepka on Fire

Koepka on Fire

May 17th, 2019

The crowds were out on mass to watch Tiger slay the beast, that is Bethpage Black, but it was his playing partner and holder Brooks Koepka who showed how it was done. Koepka’s course record, bogey free, seven under 63 was as unexpected as it was impressive. This is Bethpage Black after all where par is considered a good score.

Brookes Koepka wins CJ Cup

Brookes Koepka wins CJ Cup

Oct 22nd, 2018

Brooks Koepka won the CJ Cup at Jeju Island in South Korea and with it the World No.1 ranking for the first time ever.

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Oct 9th, 2018

Did they, didn't they? You may well be past caring but, for what it's worth, USA team captain Jim Furyk has confirmed there was an altercation between Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in the wake of their Ryder Cup defeat to Europe.

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

Oct 3rd, 2018

Blimey, this thing just won't go away. Now – despite Koepka refuting there was an altercation between him and DJ, it's alleged that the two also had to be separated on the plane over to Paris a week earlier. Jim Furyk was embarrassed, and now we are hearing that the WAGS were involved...

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Oct 2nd, 2018

Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed. Quite the odd couple. Super talented. Serial winners. They should be all-American heroes. But they’re not. For some reason, no one really ‘gets' them. 

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Sep 14th, 2018

Brooks Koepka will make his return to the European Tour next month as the three-times Major winner is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.  

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances. 

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Oct 26th, 2017

Brooks Koepka shot an eight-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Jun 21st, 2017

It was a good weekend for Northern Ireland’s Ricky Elliott, Brooks Koepka’s bagman at the 117th US Open. But what of his plans for his winnings??

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Jun 19th, 2017

Ryder Cup star and all-American duderino Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Jun 19th, 2017

Jena Sims is Brooks Koepka’s new squeeze, but Fox Sport’s Joe Buck is not yet up with the programme.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Apr 19th, 2017

Lydia Ko finished T2 at the Lotte Championship this weekend, but that didn’t stop her from firing her caddy Gary Matthews. And she’s got some serious form in this department. 

PXG Launch Lydia Ko Bat Attack Putter

PXG Launch Lydia Ko Bat Attack Putter

Apr 11th, 2017

When you're the world number one, it's no surprise that your club manufacturer will make you exactly what you want. In this case PXG have made Lydia Ko the putter of her dreams with the new Bat Attack.

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Mar 11th, 2017

Here's a rather cute ad with Lydia Ko playing golf in her garden. It's to support the New Zealand Women's Open, which is being literally being played in her backgarden, so it's a nice idea and well–executed. 

Brooks Koepka breaks club in two

Brooks Koepka breaks club in two

Feb 25th, 2017

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. 

Lydia Ko signs with Mckayson

Lydia Ko signs with Mckayson

Jan 9th, 2017

Mckayson, the newly launched golfwear brand of MCS Sports Co., Ltd has signed a three–year clothing sponsorship deal with world No. 1 Lydia Ko.

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

Jan 4th, 2017

World Number 1 Lydia Ko has joined Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Peter Hanson, Thomas Bjørn, Minjee Lee, Caroline Masson, Gerina Piller as an ambassador for Ecco.

Lydia Ko signs for PXG

Lydia Ko signs for PXG

Jan 3rd, 2017

World No.1 Lydia Ko has signed with PXG in another show of strength from the innovative, premum, challenger brand. 

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

Nov 15th, 2016

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

Nov 6th, 2016

It seems that the golf prank carried out by two Australians, when they gate crashed North Korea's World Cup Of Golf tournament, has not been received with the level of humour they might have hoped.

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Oct 14th, 2016

Sandy Lyle shot a final round of 71 to back up a three under par 67 to beat the defending champion, and Norfolk Club professional, Andrew Marshall.

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Oct 2nd, 2016

Hazeltine's par-4 5th hole has seen its fair share of drama this week. But nothing could prepare us for Brooks Koepka's tee shot which ended up in Thomas Pieters' dad's back pack!

 Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Aug 18th, 2016

Olympic Golf medal favourite Lydia Ko got off to a slow start in her first round at the Olympics, and needed a par save on her first hole when her opening tee shot went into a bunker.

Young people from deprived areas don’t play Golf

Young people from deprived areas don’t play Golf

Mar 5th, 2016

Young people from deprived areas tend not to play golf because of the costs involved, according to new research from the London School of Economics. Wow! How did they figure all that out? 

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Feb 14th, 2016

Lydia Ko didn’t let the small matter of an earthquake get in the way of her winning the New Zealand Women’s Open, her third victory at the event in four years. We guess that’s why she is the world’s number one woman golfer.

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Dec 21st, 2015

Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, has just had back surgery after scuppering himself playing golf.

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Nov 10th, 2015

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.

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Oct 25th, 2015

Hong Kong Open serves up a tense and dramatic final day. Justin Rose and Luca Bjerregaard went in to Sunday tied for the lead with Patrick Reed eyeing up a big move...

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

Oct 24th, 2015

The leading group going into the weekend in Hong Kong saw a David and Goliath type match up. The Dane, Bjerregaard took the money with a 63, one shot better than Englishman Rose. They both go into the final day of the final full field tournament of the 2015 European Tour schedule, sharing the lead at 14-under.

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Oct 23rd, 2015

Invitee Dustin Johnson looks set to miss the cut after bogeying his last hole to finish +1 and one shot the wrong side of the weekend. You can't imagine this will go down well with the hosts but at least Dusty & Paulina will get to sample the delights of Hong Kong.

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Oct 21st, 2015

Blimey, the Hong Kong Open has got a better field than the Shriners this week. Here's the low down, plus selected tee times and a chance to tyake a tour of three-time major winner Padraig Harington's man cave!

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Oct 18th, 2015

Swingin’ Siren Lexi Thompson got the job done, winning the LPGA’s Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Still only 20, it’s Lexi’s sixth win on tour, and second this season, she’s really pushed on since her GolfPunk photoshoot. 

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

Oct 10th, 2015

25,000 fans pour through the gates every day for the Presidents Cup in South Korea. But there is something slightly disconcerting about the noises they do and don't make...

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Sep 13th, 2015

Boom: New Zealand's Lydia Ko has become the youngest ever winner of a major, winning the Evian Championship. Lydia was 18 years and four months old when she bagged the victory yesterday, six months younger than the previous holder of that record, Morgan Pressel.

Jin-Young Ko's 17 year old caddie

Jin-Young Ko's 17 year old caddie

Aug 2nd, 2015

Cinderella Story!! When 20 year-old Korean Jin-Young Ko turned up for the Ricoh Women's British Open last wek, she didn't have a caddie, so she asked around and the name of Jeff Brighton, a 17 year old local caddie was put forward. And now the young fella has earned just shy of £20,000 (10% of the winner's cheque) with Jin-Young's second place finish.

Kooch is at it again

Kooch is at it again

May 31st, 2019

To hit a drive that bounces on the fairway and runs in to a divot is bad enough but if it runs in to an old pitch mark that really tries one’s patience. You curse your luck and play the ball as best you can – right? Not the Kooch who decided to try and invent a whole new sub rule!

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Feb 8th, 2019

Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.

Good Lord, it's Brooks Koepka's bottom...

Good Lord, it's Brooks Koepka's bottom...

Jan 24th, 2019

If you're just about to tuck into your lunch or dinner, you might want to look at this later... Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson were on holiday in the Maldives recently with fellow PGA pro Brooks Koepka and his girlfriend, Jena Sims. Someone mentioned "Sun's out" and the next thing you know...

 Rory McIlroy makes young fan’s day

Rory McIlroy makes young fan’s day

Nov 17th, 2018

Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Oct 29th, 2018

Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Youngsters have the chance to impress at Stoke Park

Oct 1st, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, has achieved unprecedented success with its scholars' programme in recent years - and later this month it is inviting talented youngsters to see if they have what is required to be the next generation of graduates.

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

Sep 13th, 2018

adidas Golf continues to bolster its roster of young athletes. Today, adidas announced the signing of two of Europe’s rising stars in golf, Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise, to multi-year contracts. Jordan and Scalise will both wear adidas apparel and footwear on and off the course.

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Young golfers chosen to play at Castle Stuart

Sep 4th, 2018

Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Aug 13th, 2018

Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

Aug 6th, 2018

Kooky Ken, as she likes to call herself, is according to her Instagram bio, a Filipina in Las Vegas. And a makeup artist. And a model. And a golfer. In the making...

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Jul 13th, 2018

Scotland’s Year of Young People is celebrating across the country’s summer golf events with a series of activities aimed at engaging young people in the game.

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Oct 21st, 2017

Normally when you're facing a yardage of this type (which has a blind second shot no matter how well you hit your drive), you're content to slide one down there 300 or so yards and see what happens. Or you can do this...

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

Oct 16th, 2017

Kooky Ken describes herself as a Las Vegas Surrenderer. No idea what that means. Maybe it means she just turns up at the casino and hands over the cash without doing any actual gambling. Cut out the middle man. 

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. 

Parkour meets golf

Parkour meets golf

May 26th, 2017

Here's a great little video that the European Tour have released for the BMW PGA Championship. It's Parkour golf as Thomas Pieters' playing partner takes extreme measures to make his tee time. 

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Jan 13th, 2017

There's no stopping Justin Thomas. Four days ago he walked off with the SBS Tournament of Champions title. Yesterday he became the youngest player on the PGA Tour to join the 59 club.

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Rory pens great letter to a young fan

Nov 24th, 2016

Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September. 

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Oct 28th, 2016

Pyecombe Golf Club’s Matt Harper and Andy Barnes were crowned Champions of the Daily Mail sponsored National Foursomes Knockout competition, regarded as the greatest amateur golfing event in the world with more than 190,000 players competing in their Club qualifying rounds.  The event has been running since 1986.

It's the hickory golf challenge

It's the hickory golf challenge

Sep 4th, 2016

It's the hickory golf challenge, starring Danny Willett, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paolo Quirici and Lee Westwood. Take it away chaps.

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Jul 14th, 2016

At just 20-years old, Charley Hull will be the youngest member of the Great Britain golf team for the Rio Olympics, and will complete with Catriona Matthews for women’s Olympic Gold.

All The Young Dudes

All The Young Dudes

Sep 7th, 2015

The Russian Open was the first week for tour players to score Ryder cup points. Yet if Lee Slattery, David Horsey, Pablo Martin Benavides or James Heath make the final 12 we will eat our hats and then apologise profusely to them. Here are our tips as to which rookies will make the team at Hazeltine in 2016.

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

Sep 12th, 2019

Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Tour Player of the year award for the third time, beating world number one Brooks Koepka into second place, and he got the Nicklaus award from the Golden Bear himself whilst having lunch.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Aug 26th, 2019

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.

“Lucky” McIlroy up to second

“Lucky” McIlroy up to second

Aug 24th, 2019

The Tour Championship is looking like it will provide a thrilling finale to the men’s season on Sunday as at the halfway point as Brooks Koepke leads Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas by one stroke, with Xander Schauffele and Paul Casey still very much in contention.

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Aug 23rd, 2019

There was lots of concern that the new format of the Tour Championship was going to result in the FedEx Cup leader running away with things and there being a lack of drama at East Lake Golf Club over the last big weekend for the PGA Tour.  Well things didn’t really work out like that as Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all start day two tied on 10 under with Rory just one behind.

Them in charge need to do something!

Them in charge need to do something!

Aug 8th, 2019

As we start the end of season scramble, which is the Fedex Cup playoff, starting first at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, the problem of slow play rears its ugly head once again.  Both Rory and Brooks were asked in yesterday’s interviews about the problem and neither of them held back their criticism and the need for the governing bodies to take action.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Aug 5th, 2019

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.

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Aug 4th, 2019

She is only 20, has never played a major championship or even played outside Japan until this week and now Hinako Shibuno finds herself leading the Women’s British Open at Woburn. She takes a two-shot lead into the Sunday but there is plenty of talent queuing up behind her should she slip up on the final day.

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

Jul 27th, 2019

There is no other way to say this but last week was a killer.  The workouts alongside a heavy workload and a couple of work functions were tough (its important at this point in case our other halves are reading to emphasis these soirees were work related and we really didn’t enjoy them!).  However, we made it through to the other side and are looking forward to next week!

Time for the women’s majors

Time for the women’s majors

Jul 25th, 2019

The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!