Mar 3rd, 2017
Top 50 GolfPunks Of All Time: Numbers 45-41
Top 50 GolfPunks Of All Time: Numbers 45-41
GolfPunk Columnist, and former European Tour Chief himself, Ken Schofield CBE on the appointment of a new Chief for the European Tour
McKenna Pautsch has hit a nerve with you lot and proved to be one of our most popular Swingin' Siren's ever. So we've gone an tracked down more awesome pictures for your perusal.
Yorkshire born Dr Alister MacKenzie is renowned for designing Augusta, but he was also responsible for some other masterpieces. Here are four of our favourites, which just about anyone can play, and one that is virtually impossible to get on.
America’s Kyle Stanley won the Quicken Loans National as he beat Charles Howell III in a playoff, and took home a cheque for $1.3 million for his troubles.
It's Hammer Time! Makenna Hammer, is your latest Swingin' Siren
Kent and Yorkshire are showcased by Golf Tourism England (GTE), the membership body representing the golf tourism industry in England, in two more videos highlighting some of the best regions to play golf in England.
McKenna Pautsch is the latest on our conveyor belt of smoking hot Swingin' Sirens. Move over Paige Spiranac, you've got some competition...
European Tour star Thomas Aiken show his fun side by getting Valdy completely hammered at Wentworth...
Our latest Swingin' Siren is a self confessed adrenaline junkie from Arizona who thinks nothing of free climbing a 150 foot cliff when she's not on the golf course.
James Davies is one of the main campaigners fighting the battle to keep Beckenham Place Park GC open. Here's Jame's submission to the local council in full. We wish the team the best of luck.
Brickendon Grange Golf Club in Hertford has beaten nine other of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging golf holes to be crowned the UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole 2016.
Members of Lewisham People Before Profit have now occupied Beckenham Place Park Manor house and golf course.
No more chicken wings in your golf swing! Jeff Ritter stops the rot.
Paul McKenna, the world’s leading self-improvement author and sports mind coach, has created a system based on how the greatest golfers play which is available to download on Android and iPhone, priced at £4.99.
Members of the Parliamentary Golf Group have just visited Beckenham Place Park Golf Course, which is under threat of closure.
A golf club near Sevenoaks in Kent has been put on the market for £1.75 million, which we think is a bit of bargain for the South East.
Say hello to McKenzie O'Connell, your latest Swingin' Siren...
As we reported two weeks ago, Lewisham Council is planning to shut down Braeside Golf Club, which is based at Beckenham Place Park. Now the members are setting up a campaign to save the club.
A golfer who won a car after hitting a hole-in-one during a charity event has been left seriously out of pocket after losing a legal battle over his prize. We think he has been completely taken for a ride.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, before I was ever a golf punk, years before I became a sneaker head, and before I even knew what a foodie was, I was a Star Wars nerd. I’ve been waiting 34 years for what I witnessed at 12.05 this morning. Was it worth the wait?
At 12.05 tonight our dreams come true. Real Star Wars films, about the real Star Wars characters. Now if you're anything like us you've probably got some geeky Star Wars memorabilia. Maybe even some bits from the new film. But have you got any Star Wars golf gear? We've trawled the internet to find the places where golf and Star Wars collide.
Troy Merritt got safely across the line for his maiden PGA Tour title win, shooting a 4 under 67 to win on 18 under, 3 shots clear of Rickie Fowler.
And here it is. The starting times for moving day at the Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Virginia.
So we all got a little carried away didn’t we as today we saw Tiger in full reverse gear, dropping 3 shots to end the day at 5 under, tied 42nd.
Is he back? Well, after three bogies in his first four holes yesterday, Tiger Woods finished the day -3 at the Quicken Loans National, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.
Tiger finishes the first round 3-under and five behind the leaders in the low scoring conditions in Virginia. Andy Sullivan is top Brit at 6-under.
Tiger Woods shoots a 66 on Friday at the Quicken Loans National to soar up the leaderboard from 23rd into tied 5th for the lead.
A free and easy-to-enter competition this Saturday, running across all 19 Crown Golf clubs, will help raise funds for a charity nominated by English golfing superstar Georgia Hall.
Srixon are celebrating a successful weekend, as three staffers claimed huge worldwide wins with the all-new Z-STAR Series golf ball.
Golfers from across Europe descended on Prince’s, Royal St. George’s and Royal Cinque Ports last month to battle it out in the Championship Links Team Challenge.
According to its founder, the premium Bettinardi putter brand has been taken to a new level this year - thanks to a record collection of wins on the European, PGA, and LPGA Tours.
In Brooks Koepka's Dunhill Links press conference, he told media that he is "heartbroken" over the incident that led to a spectator losing the sight in her right eye.
The semi-final line-ups in the inaugural Men’s and Women’s European Golf Team Championships have been confirmed, as the battle to be crowned golf’s first European Champions at Gleneagles gathers momentum.
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...
As the first dedicated Speedgolf Pairs event anywhere across the world, it was a bit of an experiment for British Speedgolf, but the winners made Reuters Top News on their twitter feed for setting this new pace in golf.
Did this really happen? It's got the golf world going bonkers...
It was a triple winning weekend for PING with victories for Matt Wallace, Bubba Watson and Brady Schnell on the European, PGA and Web.com Tours.
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.
The threat of legal action from Tiger Woods has led to the nude pictures of him and Lindsey Vonn that were posted on a dodgy website being taken down.
Icelander Gisli Sveinbergsson set a new course record during yesterday’s first qualifying round at The 122nd Amateur Championship, which is being played at Princes and Royal St George’s.
If you are looking a really quick and easy golf break in the sun then Mallorca could be just right for you.
Ever wondered what would happen if a golfer snap-hooked his drive into an unsuspecting photographer? No, us neither. But that's what happened at Graeme McDowell's Fantasy Golf Camp...
Trump Aberdeen is being taken to court for allegedly breaching the privacy of a rambler photographed by staff without her consent or knowledge.
A golf weekend with Tiger Woods in 2013 was fun for President Obama, but left US tax payers with a whopping great bill.
An unlicensed drunk took a tipper truck for a joyride around Frinton Golf Club and the surrounding areas.
Thomas Pieters and Patrick Reed both won this weekend, and while one staked a claim for a Ryder Cup spot, the other cemented his automatic pick. Check out the weekends highlights here...
Kendall Tudor: Blazin' it up as a golf pro in Colorado and definitely, well, probably definitely, nothing to do with Henry VIII...
Sky Sports did not show Rory McIlroy breaking his three-wood in frustration at the 16th hole of his third round until he was on the 18th. Were they pandering to the R&A?
Big weekends for Henrik Stenson, Billy Hurley III, Lydia Ko and James Heath
TaylorMade are betting big on Star Wars this Christmas, as they announce new accessories range for mid November.
A UK golf club designed by Augusta National architect Alister MacKenzie has teamed up with eight other venues to form a ‘golf trail’.
Puglia has the reputation of being one of the poorer regions of Italy, which I’m finding hard to believe as I dabble my toes in the balmy, naturally- filtered seawater pool of the Masseria San Domenico.
Rory McIlroy now not set to play practice round at Whistling Straits ahead of next week’s PGA Championship.
We're not being put off from our golf now that Winter is upon us, and there's great value to be had in the Winter season. Here's what's on offer from Princes down in Kent this Winter. We're going!
Tiger Woods has shot a five-under 65 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National in Maryland and now sits five shots off the lead.
Sir Kenny Dalglish’s loss was Seth Johnson’s gain after the newly-knighted star missed out on the chance of victory in the prestigious Footballers’ Golf Classic at La Manga Club – because he had to leave to prepare for the announcement of his impending knighthood.
If you thinking golf holidays at this time of the year, then there’s an amazing South African rail tour golf package from Wedge & Wildlife. Here’s your chance to play some of the country's top courses in total luxury.
If you want a proper golf escape then get yourself down to Prince's Golf Club, and lose yourself in the vastness of this beautiful part of Kent. And make sure that you stay at their fantastic lodges, which make for the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of modern life. (Hark at Gloria Hunniford! – Ed)
Peter Alliss has managed to get himself into hot water again, over a remark he made on–air about the length of Sergio's fiancee's, Angela Akins, skirt.
Broke Hill Golf Club is offering free junior membership after two assistant professionals decided to take matters into their own hands.
The R&A has announced that the 2020 Open Championship will be staged at Royal St George's, the scene of Darren Clarke's victory in 2011.
Billy Hurley III has written a moving tribute to his father, who committed suicide in 2015.
Five people have been hurt when an outside concrete staircase collapsed at a golf club in Kent. They included two elderly women and an eight–year-old boy.
It's getting congested at the top of the leaderboard ahead of moving day at the Qatar Masters.
As we reported yesterday, the opening event of the Web.com Tour, the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, took a complete battering from the weather. And for one Pro this led to the loss of 32 balls!
Ten of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging amateur golf holes have been shortlisted to be crowned the UK’s best, as online voting now begins for golfers to choose their favourite.
A $50 million golf complex on the Kenyan coast has become the first in Africa to secure world-renowned PGA approval.
A 15-year-old schoolboy has missed out on setting a course record at South Moor Golf Club because of a rules mistake.
Savills, on behalf of Leaderboard Golf, has sold Chart Hills Golf Club in Biddenden, Kent to a private operator.
What is Rory putting with, and who is helping him improve his stroke?
A sign has appeared at a golf course warning locals of a ‘disgusting pervert’ who has been trying to tempt fellow dog walkers – into dogging.
Check out the best worst shot you'll see this week.
Titleist's brand new driver hits the PGA Tour this week. Say hello to the 917.
A letter has been sent to members of Chart Hills Golf Club revealing that the Leaderboard group are placing the club up for sale.
According to NBC and Golf Channel reporter David Feherty, the real question to be asking about Woods is not when he will be back - but if.
Tiger is still on the comeback trail, but the latest video evidence doen't look great...
Golfers at the Wildernesse Golf Club in Kent are having a right struggle to get a toilet built on their golf course. Here’s why.
Golfers from across Europe who also love their football eagerly accepted the invitation to indulge in their passion for both sports this month by taking part in ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s ‘Derby & Golf Weekend’.
Day one at the Valspar Championship set up an interesting start to the tournament as Keegan Bradley, Charles Howell III and Ken Duke all took a share of the lead, shooting matching 67's.
It’s official. London's last inner city public golf course is to close — and this is mostly thanks to a £4.9m grant from the Lottery Heritage Fund. So what’s the thinking?
It’s going to be quite a month for golf in January with a total of nine events to be enjoyed.
Rory took to Periscope today to answer a Q&A with the fans. He talks about getting a dodgy deal on a Ferrari from Ian Poulter, his favourite beer, and his love for Coldplay. Oh Rory, how could you.
Direct Golf has been taken over by Sports Direct after a fiercely fought battle for control of the business between Direct Golf's John Andrew and Sports Direct's Mike Ashley.
Darth Vader playing golf? Surely not!!
Star Wars has taken over the internet today, so we thought it only right we added our tuppence worth. With The Force Awakens trailer going live this morning, we had a look around for some of the best Star Wars golfing gubbins.
Golf At Goodwood have unveiled the second generation of their famous Woody golf buggy. The ‘Woody 2’ is modeled on the Brakenvan, a 1934 design by Lord March’s grandfather, the ninth Duke of Richmond.
It's starting!!! Tiger is on the way back no doubt. After yesterday's -3, 69, he shot a -5, 66, today to climb the leaderboard...
The father of Billy Hurley III has been found in Texas after his family reported he had been missing for more than a week.
Rickie was finishing on his 18th, the 9th hole at the Quicken Loans National. This is how you finish a round...
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