Dec 14th, 2016
John Karsten Solheim, the oldest son of John A. Solheim and the grandson of PING Founder Karsten Solheim, has been named president of PING.
John Karsten Solheim, the oldest son of John A. Solheim and the grandson of PING Founder Karsten Solheim, has been named president of PING.
We were all on the edge of our seats when Suzann Pettersen holed that six foot putt to win the Solheim Cup. Now Gleneagles are bringing back their offer to allow us ordinary folk to play that course, or one of the other two, for the princely sum of £201.90. Better hurry as we assume it may go up to £202.00 come January!
It was a brutal day at Gleneagles with high winds, rain and low temperatures testing the mettle of both teams. Team USA came out narrowly on top taking the afternoon fourballs by 2½ matches to 1½ after the morning foursomes had been shared. So, it is all tied at 8-8 ahead of the twelve singles today and the Americans, given their past record in singles, must be viewed as the favourites.
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.
The haggis has been piped in, the Solheim tartan is out in force and the smiles are out, for the meoment. Countdown to the Solheim Cup has begun and may the best team win. This year, of the twenty four players taking part nine of them are rookies, three on Team Europe side and a record six joining Team USA.
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.
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!
Catriona Matthew has made her captain’s picks, the team is decided and now Skechers have revealed the new design for the Team Europe footwear. The GO GOLF Pro 2 will be as comfy as ever and incorporate the statutory Solheim tartan along with the blue and yellow colours of Team Europe.
Well we nearly got the final line up right in that we predicted three of the four captain’s picks. European Captain Catriona Matthew went for France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen.
With all of the majors now done and dusted, attention in the women's game turns to The 16th Solheim Cup which will be played on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles from 13th to the 15th of September. Here is your GolfPunk guide to all thing Solheimy.
GolfPunk will be donning their tartan trews on the opening day of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagle for #TartanFriday. Catriona Matthew has been working with Abacus Sportswear of Sweden to produce the official Solheim Cup tartan for Team Europe and the results are as they say north of the border ‘pure tidy’.
Johnson's 21st career victory is the second global win for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s ground-breaking Speed Injected Twist Face technology; with the victory, Johnson joins stablemate Tiger Woods as the only players to win a WGC event 3 times.
World #3 Dustin Johnson used his prodigious length off the tee combined with TaylorMade's new Speed Injected Twist Face™ technology to win the Saudi International by 2 shots from fellow Team TaylorMade athlete Haotong Li.
Solheim Cup stars Danielle Kang and Madelene Sagstrom have unveiled a specially commissioned tartan design to celebrate The 2019 Solheim Cup returning to Scotland in September 2019.
More than 900 potential volunteers will this week be contacted to offer them a volunteering role at The 2019 Solheim Cup, taking place at Gleneagles from 9-15 September 2019.
European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15.
A jury has found Dustin Johnson’s former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, guilty of embezzling $26 million from his real estate company.
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.
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...
Strewth, lads, can't we all just learn to get along?!!! Now it turns out Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka had to be pulled apart after an altercation on Sunday night...
As Scotland marks one year to go until the Solheim Cup, the prestigious event could be a catalyst for a growth in the female golfer visitor market, says VisitScotland.
The woman believed to be at the centre of the apparent split between Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky is California socialite and golfer Yassie Safai
Dustin Johnson makes Twitter statement amid speculation about his and Paulina Gretzky's relationship.
Dustin Johnson has done a vanishing act from fiancée Paulina Gretzky's Instagram page, giving rise to rumours that the couple have split.
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston striped off his trousers at the Nordea Masters on Friday in a bid to save par.
Dustin Johnson's 3rd win of the season is the19th of his PGA TOUR career and the 14th for TaylorMade's M3 & M4 Drivers in 2018.
Stars of the ladies’ game, Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth are all in for a bid to win €50,000 as they compete in the Warwickshire-based, Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.
World number one Dustin Johnson is out of the World Golf Championships with a game to play after a second straight defeat in Austin, Texas.
John Daly has been talking about golfing with POTUS Donald Trump, and apparently there is no cheating involved.
Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston came so close to making a return to the winners circle, but a birdie from fellow Englishman Matt Wallace on the first playoff hole put paid to that.
Dustin Johnson may have got off to a flyer with his victory at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but here he just two weeks later losing to a teenager.
Dustin Johnson gave everyone a polite reminder as to why he is the World No one when he shot a seven-under 66 to take a two shot lead into the final day of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
Andrew Beef Johnson was interviewed before the Arsenal v Liverpool game at the Emirates, and has this golfing advice to gve to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain.
Jhn Daly Junior, AKA "Little John", is a proper chip off the old block, and he has just won the IJGA Invitational at the age of 14.
Over twenty-years ago an unknown John Daly burst onto the scene with a dramatic victory at the 1991 PGA Championship. And now his title–winning club has been sold at auction for a stunning $17,300.40!
41 years old, numerous surgeries and a bunch of other crazy stuff we won't mention, yet Tiger Woods is threatening to defy the odds and actually prove to the world that he's still got it. And he intends to do something dramatic with it.
There's no snugger place in the world than the clubhouse when you know you've posted a target after a stunning final day, and you're watching the overnight leaders fall apart all over the place. Enter Justin Rose...
Dustin Johnson has opened up a six-shot lead in the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, and is on the verge of making history.
Special family ticket packages are now on sale for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
Catriona Matthew has been appointed as European captain for the next Solheim Cup, which will take place on the world-famous PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on 13-15 September 2019.
Looks like Dustin Johnson is back to his best after shooting a five-under 66 in the first round of the Dell Championship at TPC Boston.
"I didn't lose this tournament (The Northern Trust Open). He (Dustin Johnson) won it," Spieth said after DJ turned around a three shot deficit going into the final round to force, an ultimately win, a play-off at Glen Oaks Country Club, New York.
Ticket sales launched today for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
The fat lady might not be singing yet, but she is certainly warming up. At the time of writing, this is where the Solheim Cup stands.
History would have to be rewritten for the European team to win the Solheim Cup after Friday afternoon's Red Wash. The omens were not good. It had never been done before.
Singles matches end 6-6 but weekend routs prove critical as USA run out 16.5 - 11.5 winners
According to USA Captain Julie Inkster, USA "suck at foursomes and four balls" so they have to rely on the singles for victory. Well, not this year...
So, when you're looking for your first LPGA Tour victory, why not make it the PGA? A major. And in doing so, you leap up to 11th on the money list (over $800,000.00 in earnings) and are a shoe-in for the Solheim Cup, at which you debut with two wins in your opening two matches... Blimey....
Team Europe have got their work cut out if they want to avoid some pretty embarrassing labels in the anals of Solheim Cup history. I'll leave it to you to figure out what they might be bit will probably involve the words 'worst' and 'woaaah, Nelly!!!'
Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inkster have announced their final teams for the Solheim Cup which kicks off in Iowa in just two week's time.
Paula Creamer has been named as Jessica Korda’s replacement for the USA Solheim Cup team.
Here's why the European's could win this year's Solheim Cup, even though it is being played on foreign soil.
It’s the Solheim Cup this week and I love it, especially from a betting point of view. It might not be top of your agenda for bets this week but a couple of bets can go a long way here.
It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....
Close the curtains, put the cat out and place the beverages in a cold place. It's go time at Des Moines...
If ever there was a match that summed up the Solheim Cup then it was the battle between Charley Hull and Melissa Reid against the USA pairing of Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr, in a thrilling first session at the Solheim Cup.
Suzann Pettersen out, Catriona Matthew in at the Solheim Cup. USA captain, Juli Inkster is also keeping an eye on Lexi Thompson who is currently battling a virus.
Happy Birthday John Daly, you've made it to 50! Here's five of his best moments captured on video...
Solheim dreams on the line at the Ricoh Women's British Open. Who will make the final team?
A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.
Bryson DeChambeau, the golf scientist, has won the John Deere Classic in Illinois and with it a place in this week's The Open.
Dustin Johnson has delayed his journey to Erin Hills for one very good reason. Paulina Gretzky, Dustin's fiancee, will be giving birth to the couple's second child today by Caesarean section.
John Daly has won the Insperity Invitational to claim his first win in 13 long years, and exactly one year on from making his Champions Tour debut at the same tournament.
John Daly holds a one–stroke lead over Kenny Perry after shooting a seven–under 65 at The Woodlands Country Club in Texas on Saturday, which matched his lowest ever PGA Tour Champions score.
The 2019 Solheim Cup will take place from the 13th to 15th September 2019 as the prestigious biennial contest between Europe and USA heads to the world–famous PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Perthshire.
John Daly is being John Daly again!
Dustin Johnson is looking for a 4th win in 4 outings. DJ is an obvious favourite for the Green Jacket, if can successfully recover from his fall in time to tee it up on day one. If he does, this is what will be in his bag.
Is Dustin Johnson out of the Masters before it's even begun? Injured in fall at his house tonight!
Dustin Johnson has officially withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open as he need a good rest after his five–day victory in the WGC–Dell Match Play. And we can't blame him!
Dustin Johnson beat Jon Rahm in the World Match Play final to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships.
The 2017 Masters is only a month away and now that the PGA tour is in full swing, we're starting to get a better idea of who the favorites are going to be at Augusta.
After recently adding the '17 M1 driver and TP5x golf ball to his bag, it was DJ's '17 M1 3HL fairway that he first put in the bag at Riviera that was key for him at Club de Golf Chapultepec's high altitude.
Dustin Johnson produced a terrific recovery on the 72nd hole to finish -14 and win the WGC by one stroke from England's Tommy Fleetwood.
Troubled by a nagging pain in his right hand, John Daly had been struggling to play his normal – some would say erratic – game during one of his regular excursions to Europe.
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.
John Daly has told how he blew $55,000 in order to teach his former wife Sherri a lesson.
As we reported yesterday, Steven Bowditch and Boo Weekley have challenged Beef Johnson to a Birdie, Beef and Beer triathlon. Then in a bold move, Beef summoned the big guns by asking John Daly to be his team mate. What was his answer?
PGA Tour Pro John Peterson has been flipping off a massive rock at a stag weekend.
Golfers as Superheroes. Is your money on 'The Force' or 'The Magician this week at the WGC HSBC Champions?
After being named Golfer Of The Year by his fellow tour pros, winning his first major and being an essential part of the victorious USA Ryder Cup team, it's all cocktails, jet planes and carp fishing for Paulina & DJ as they head off on their hols...
Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.
ESPN have released their trailer for John Daly: Hit It Hard. It looks awesome...
With two Major titles to his name, John Daly will be the star attraction at the Beko Classic Pro-Am at Gloria Golf Club (October 11-16) as he returns to the venue of his most recent professional victory in 2014.
Johnny Miller has come out with some ridiculous remarks ahead of the Ryder Cup.
Dustin Johnson looked scary good in winning the BMW Championship. Pole position to win the FedEx Cup.
There was an American, a Swede and a RV. Chaos ensued...
John Daly will make his European Senior Tour debut next week in the inaugural Paris Legends Championship at Le Golf National.
Sex offender footballer Adam Johnson is getting visits from his golf coach in jail, who seems to think it would be a good idea for Johnson to be out and playing golf again....
The UK branch of the animal rights organization PETA (People for the ethical treatment of animals) have written an open letter to Andrew ‘‘Beef” Johnston yesterday, asking him to become a vegan and change his nickname from “Beef” to “Tofu.”
In his own words, John Daly reveals exactly what he thinks about Gambling; Sex; The Ryder Cup; Food; Wives and Fitness...
Another one bites the dust as US Open Champion Dustin Johnson pulls out of the Olympics...
Dustin beat the field, and the USGA, to finally claim his first major victory at the U.S. Open last night.
What clubs were in Dustin Johnson & James Driscoll's winning TaylorMade bags at Oakmont & Nashville?
Check out this great tribute video tribute to John Daly in celebration of his recent 50th birthday.
A very brave fan lets John Daly grip it and rip it from his mouth. Gulp.....
John Daly doing what John Daly does best. Blowing up...
John Daly is selling-off one of his replica Open Championship trophies he had specially made following his victory in 1995. And there’s still time for you to bid for it.
John Daly has been having a Twitter spat with American Airlines. And we can't blame the poor fellow. AA had lost his clubs which were meant to be on their way to Qatar. Except they weren't.
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...