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Josh Hill enters the record books

Josh Hill enters the record books

Oct 24th, 2019

Englishman Josh Hill entered the record books becoming the youngest player ever to win an Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) event with his two-stroke triumph in the Al Ain Open on the Mena Tour.  But sadly, as an amateur he couldn’t take home his £10,000 prize money.  

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

Sep 30th, 2019

Victor Perez became the first French winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship after one of the most exciting finishes in the history of the event, winning by one shot from England’s Matthew Southgate at St Andrews. Whilst, at the same time, Rory McIlroy, finishing tied for 26th place complains to the BBC that the European Tour is too easy.

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Sep 29th, 2019

England’s Matthew Southgate and Victor Perez of France take a two shot lead into the final round at the Old Course, St Andrews in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Perez shot his second 64 of the week at Kingsbarns Golf Links to move to twenty under and was joined at the top of the leaderboard by Southgate who birdied his final hole at St Andrews to card a 65.

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Feb 20th, 2019

Golf fans visiting this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. will have a special opportunity to immerse themselves in the life and experiences of the tournament’s iconic namesake in the Arnold Palmer Experience, a series of interactive experiences designed to celebrate the life of Mr Palmer.

Dave Pelz Golf Schools pitch up at Foxhills

Dave Pelz Golf Schools pitch up at Foxhills

Feb 12th, 2019

Golfers eager to sharpen their short-game skills can combine state-of-the-art facilities and a world-renowned coaching progamme thanks to a new link-up between Foxhills and Dave Pelz Golf Schools.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Sep 24th, 2018

Champion Hills is an upscale residential community and home to Champion Hills Golf Club; a year-round facility nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

Foxhills Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Foxhills Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Jun 15th, 2018

Foxhills Club & Resort is determined to build on its growing reputation as a top-level tournament venue as it prepares to create the next stern test for the professionals.  

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

Jun 11th, 2018

How do tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills? We get the inside track from the 1990 Shinnecock Hills Caddy Champion Mark Donaghy. Everything you need to know about the location of the 118th US Open.

Foxhills lays the foundation for the next generation

Foxhills lays the foundation for the next generation

Mar 3rd, 2018

Some of Surrey's brightest young talents have been given a potentially life-changing opportunity to earn a place on the Foxhills Foundation, which could see them follow in the footsteps of golf's superstars.

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

Oct 6th, 2017

It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

Jun 16th, 2017

Spectators at the US Open will be given free bottled water after E Coli was discovered in a public water fountain at Erin Hills.

Erin Hills course guide back 9

Erin Hills course guide back 9

Jun 13th, 2017

If you're still beathing after that front nine, you'll be pleased to know that the back nine is even tougher...

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Rickie & Rory storm into Bay Hill contention

Mar 19th, 2017

Rickie & Rory stole the show on day three of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill as they both carded stunning (low rounds of the tournament) 65s to move into contention going into the final day.

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman wins at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2017

Marc Leishman gets his long overdue second PGA Tour win as he bags Arnold Palmer Invitational after last round 69. 

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Fitzpatrick takes share of lead at Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

While the cats are away the mice will always be running round, up to something... Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott are all missing at Bay Hill. But who cares? Not Matt Fitzpatrick that's for sure.

Leaders' Drives: Winston Churchill

Leaders' Drives: Winston Churchill

Mar 4th, 2017

Forget all that stuff about the field of human conflict, we at GolfPunk believe that some of Winston Churchill’s finest oratories were those he delivered on the subject of golf. 

Chart Hills Golf Club sold

Chart Hills Golf Club sold

Oct 4th, 2016

Savills, on behalf of Leaderboard Golf, has sold Chart Hills Golf Club in Biddenden, Kent to a private operator.

Foxhills Club & Resort to host PGA Cup

Foxhills Club & Resort to host PGA Cup

Sep 1st, 2016

Foxhills Club & Resort has been announced as the host venue for Great Britain & Ireland’s eagerly anticipated PGA Cup clash with the United States in 2017. 

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Jason Day blazes it up at Bay Hill

Mar 19th, 2016

Video highlights and picture caption capering from day two from The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill where Jason Day is -13 with Stenson and Rose lurking...

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Jan 14th, 2016

Stevie G ‘Blackballed’ by prestigious Golf Club. Former Liverpool FC and England star, Steven Gerrard has had his application to join Hillside Golf Club snubbed according to reports. The club have rejected his application due to their fear that his off the pitch antics could damage their reputation. 

Dunhill Final Day

Dunhill Final Day

Oct 4th, 2015

The big question today was whether or not Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen could keep his cool and hold his lead to win a third European Tour Championship, and keep his tour card whilst he was at it? And there was also the question of would he pick up $800,000? The Dunhill Cup is one of the biggest purses on the European Tour, with a total prize fund of $5,000,000.

Dunhill Cup Day 3

Dunhill Cup Day 3

Oct 3rd, 2015

It was Thorbjorn Olesen's day at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He shot a great 7 under 65 at St Andrews to get to seventeen under par, and hold a three shot lead over Germany’s Florian Fritsch.

Dunhill Cup Day 2

Dunhill Cup Day 2

Oct 2nd, 2015

Day 2 at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was another fun and enthralling watch as the young guns continued firing despite the pressure increasing on them with mounting publicity from the media. 

Day One At The Dunhill

Day One At The Dunhill

Oct 1st, 2015

It’s that time of year again when a high quality European Field makes the trip up to Scotland for the slightly obscure tournament setup of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships which takes place at three different Golf Courses over a period of four days.

Bob Phillion: Cobra Puma Golf President

Bob Phillion: Cobra Puma Golf President

Aug 27th, 2015

With the launch of the new Cobra King LTD Driver, we thought it was good time to catch up with Cobra-Puma Golf President Bob Phillion, to find out his thoughts on the game, and how we change it for the better...

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Tommy Fleetwood to bring British Masters to Hillside

Oct 30th, 2018

It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Oct 5th, 2018

Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

Jun 18th, 2018

It was an extraordinary week. The US Open never fails to deliver. What that actually is we're not sure but, right or wrong, you couldn't take your eyes off it...  

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Tiger Woods blows it at Bayhill

Mar 18th, 2018

After a great up and down on the 14th to get within one of the lead, Tiger Woods blows it with an OB from his drive on the 16th. Oh, Tiger, when will you sort your driving out???!!!  

Fleming Golf Tips for Bay Hill

Fleming Golf Tips for Bay Hill

Mar 14th, 2018

Another weekend, another win, as GP's resident golf tipster got it right again with Paul Casey winning the Valspar... Here are his tips for Bay Hill...

Foxhills keen to break into Top 10

Foxhills keen to break into Top 10

Feb 2nd, 2018

Ambitious Foxhills Club & Resort is targeting a place in the top-10 – despite an impressive showing in the inaugural Golf World Top 100 Resorts in UK & Ireland.

Muswell Hill Golf Club Celebrates 125 Years

Muswell Hill Golf Club Celebrates 125 Years

Jan 17th, 2018

Founded in 1893, Muswell Hill Golf Club proudly enters its 125th year in 2018. Today it celebrates its status as North London’s premier 18-hole parkland course.

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Jun 15th, 2017

As Justin Rose gets ready for an attempt at his second US Open title, he has been talking about the similarities between Erin Hills and Merion.

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Jun 12th, 2017

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.

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman storms Bay Hill

Mar 17th, 2017

Where has Charley Hoffman been all year? Up until today, he'd missed the cut in three of four starts and broken par just twice in those 10 rounds.

Chart Hills GC up for sale

Chart Hills GC up for sale

Jun 13th, 2016

A letter has been sent to members of Chart Hills Golf Club revealing that the Leaderboard group are placing the club up for sale.

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 2

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 2

Oct 5th, 2019

Australia’s Whitney Hillier carded a one-under round of 71 to claim a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Hero Women’s Indian Open. She leads by a single shot from Norway’s Marianne Skarpnord with Linda Wessberg of Sweden and Meg MacLaren of England a further shot back.

Luckiest Golf shot ever?

Luckiest Golf shot ever?

Sep 29th, 2019

Businessman Jeremy Ord from South Africa's had an outrageous slice of luck when playing the short 13th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Links. Ord was playing alongside professional Branden Grace in the team event in Scotland when he came close to a hole-in-one following a number of lucky breaks.

Consecutive Holes-in-one

Consecutive Holes-in-one

Sep 6th, 2019

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.

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.

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.

British Masters 2019 - Day 3

British Masters 2019 - Day 3

May 12th, 2019

Matt Wallace of England retained his lead of the British Masters at a windy Hillside. However, he was looking over his shoulder as the tournament host, Tommy Fleetwood, closed to within three shots. Fleetwood, who at one point trailed Wallace by nine shots, played the last eight holes in five under to close the gap to just three.  

British Masters 2019

British Masters 2019

May 11th, 2019

Matt Wallace, saw a return to form to take a one shot lead into the weekend at the British Masters at Hillside. Wallace’s new approach to the game, including the hiring of fitness expert Dr Steve McGregor, appears to be paying dividends as he added a 67 to his opening 65.

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.  

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Jul 17th, 2018

We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.

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.

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. 

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

Jun 16th, 2018

Dustin Johnson is in charge of the US Open, as he shot a three-under-par 67 to take a four shot lead, and is now the only player to be under par at the half way mark in what has been a gruelling first two days at Shinnecock Hills.

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Jun 12th, 2018

A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Jun 8th, 2018

Tiger Woods will be reportedly staying in his 155-foot, $20 million yacht when he plays the US Open. What’s not to like? Well, let's find out...

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

Jun 8th, 2018

The USGA have released the tee times and pairings for next week’s US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and there is one almighty supergroup that is going to be unleashed on us. Plus here are the full tee times and pairings for days one and two.

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

Apr 17th, 2018

You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.

The Ultimate Flop Shot!

The Ultimate Flop Shot!

Nov 25th, 2017

Four time European Tour winner Alex Noren shows you how to play a lob shot off a seriously downhill lie. Learn this lob shot to seriously impress your mates.

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Tyrrell Hatton bags back-to-back victories

Oct 15th, 2017

Tyrrell Hatton is in the form of his life, as he claims back–to–back victories by adding the Italian Open to his successful defence of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Blimp crashes at US Open

Blimp crashes at US Open

Jun 16th, 2017

An advertising blimp has crashed at the US Open at Erin Hills. Spectators watched in horror as the inflatable plunged to the ground in flames.

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Jun 14th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Jun 14th, 2017

Beef Johnston and Tyrrell Hatton were out practising at Erin Hills ahead of the 117th US Open. Here's Beef's alternative bunker technique. 

117th US Open tee times and pairing

117th US Open tee times and pairing

Jun 9th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, and there are some great supergroups going out there. 

Golf ball stamps

Golf ball stamps

May 18th, 2017

The United States Postal Service, under the “Have a ball” moniker, is launching a unique series of stamps and golf is in the line up.

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

PlayMoreGolf adds 8 new venues

PlayMoreGolf adds 8 new venues

Apr 2nd, 2017

PlayMoreGolf, the pioneering points–based flexible membership programme, has been successfully integrated at eight new UK golf venues since February 2017. 

ANA Inspiration 2017

ANA Inspiration 2017

Mar 29th, 2017

This week sees the first women’s golf major of the year at the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hill Country Club, Rancho Mirage. But how are Britain’s leading contenders shaping up?

Emotional win for Leishmans

Emotional win for Leishmans

Mar 20th, 2017

There's golf and then there's life. For the Leishmans they are extremely grateful to be able to celebrate both this week.

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Mar 15th, 2017

Arnold Palmer’s legacy will live on this week as Rickie Fowler heads to Bay Hill for the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since his death, with plans to pay tribute to The King.

Free golf for Juniors

Free golf for Juniors

Mar 7th, 2017

Broke Hill Golf Club is offering free junior membership after two assistant professionals decided to take matters into their own hands.

How to take your game to the next level

How to take your game to the next level

Mar 6th, 2017

Golf instruction can often be viewed as being intimidating and restrictive, but the innovative Bird Golf Academy in the United States is altering that perception with a rewarding and personalised approach to helping golfers improve and fulfil their potential.