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Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Jun 7th, 2018

Whatever you think about POTUS Donald Trump, you cannot question his ability to slot in a round of golf, and now there is talk that he wants to tee it up with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un during their planned Singapore summit. 

Bojo golfing for Brexit?

Bojo golfing for Brexit?

Aug 18th, 2019

Reports indicate our erstwhile Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, has been learning to develop his golf game as part of a strategy to help him secure a trade deal with the US and presumably other nations headed by golf addicted leaders.

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

Jan 3rd, 2020

2019 is behind of us but it was not a great display by some who let down our great game and so have been inducted into the GolfPunk Hall of Shame. So which five golfers find themselves with the unwanted invite?

Mount Juliet to host Irish Open

Mount Juliet to host Irish Open

Oct 31st, 2019

It’s been a while since this fine course has featured a major event and it’s been even longer since GolfPunk played it. If we recall correctly you head south out of Dublin on the M9 and you can’t miss it – well you can as its in middle of nowhere, if we recall. 

Bio Kim has suspension reduced

Bio Kim has suspension reduced

Oct 26th, 2019

Bio Kim has had a busy few weeks.  Starting the month by giving the finger to a member of the crowd at the Daegu–Gyeongbuk Open, he won the event before being given a £6,500 fine and an unbelievably harsh three-year suspension. Luckily, the Korean Professional Golfers' Association have seen sense and reduced that ban to one year following a meeting between the Tour's board of directors.

Round of a Lifetime

Round of a Lifetime

Oct 15th, 2019

We love Carnoustie. It’s probably one of the bestest courses in the UK, forget that the World! So, what better venue for a ‘Round of a Lifetime’ for one Edward Johnson from Massachusetts, U S of A.

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.

New Huntington Beach Putters

New Huntington Beach Putters

Sep 3rd, 2019

The techies at Cleveland believe that the keys to success are control and feel which gives confidence in putting and their new Huntington Beach SOFT range does just that, so that we make more putts, "plain and simple!"

Kalea range launches

Kalea range launches

Aug 12th, 2019

The new product launches are coming thick and fast from the team at TaylorMade and the third generation of the Kalea range looks pretty natty.  Designed for players with a slightly slower swing speed, and targeted at female players, the aim is to use all the technology to maximise clubhead speed and ease of launch for all abilities.

Mizuno unveil new wrenches

Mizuno unveil new wrenches

Jul 16th, 2019

We were interested to see that Mizuno have today announced that they are launching three new sets of irons and are allowing us normal folk access to their T-Series wedges previously, the preserve of the professionals only.  Most excitingly of all, for one of the team at GolfPunk at least, was that the range includes clubs for lefties too!

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

Jul 10th, 2019

We get a loads of stuff sent to us at GP Towers and a much of it doesn’t really get us going.  One area sure to unite the team are any efforts to bring in young’uns into our beloved sport and on Sunday 14th (this weekend) Crown Golf have a beauty as over 100 juniors can walk away with a year’s free membership!

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

May 1st, 2019

The resident GolfPunk Tipster, Nick Fleming, picked 2nd place Julian Suri at last week’s event in Morocco. We are hoping he will go one better this week with his selections for the Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow, Charlotte, North Carolina and the China Open. Both events will be on Sky and look to provide some good entertainment.

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Apr 14th, 2019

The threat of bad weather has resulted in an early start for the whole field. Play will commence from both the 1st and 10th tees at 7:30 local time and will be in groups of three. Rather handy for UK and European viewers who can watch it after their Sunday lunch rather than having to stay up late!  

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Mar 1st, 2019

Whether you walk the course on weekends or play professionally on the PGA Tour, golfers of all levels know the importance of comfort; they spend more consistent time in their shoes than athletes in any other sport

Mizuno unveils new ST190 Series

Mizuno unveils new ST190 Series

Jan 22nd, 2019

If you like your metal woods to go for miles and look the absolute business, you've come to the right place. Mizuno has announced that its highly anticipated ST190 range will be available to the public from Feb 2019.

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Dec 10th, 2018

 PGA Catalunya Resort, home of Spain’s No1 course*, has today unveiled its new and upgraded golf academy, The Golf Hub, which integrates the latest state-of-the-art tracking technology and social gaming systems to create a fun, social and accessible approach to improving performance.VV

Yangtze Dunes course reopens

Yangtze Dunes course reopens

Nov 27th, 2018

Yangtze Dunes, the newly renovated 18 hole course at 36-hole Lanhai International Country Club, has celebrated its grand re-opening.

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...

Mizuno launches extensive AW18 apparel collection

Mizuno launches extensive AW18 apparel collection

Oct 18th, 2018

Mizuno’s AW18 apparel collection is the brand’s most comprehensive ever in the UK and Europe, with the colourful and stylish range drawing heavily on Mizuno’s heat-generating Breath Thermo yarn - along with Tech Shield and Move Tech technologies - for ultimate performance.

How a Mizuno SWING DNA session helped Eddie Pepperell

How a Mizuno SWING DNA session helped Eddie Pepperell

Oct 18th, 2018

Since signing for Team Mizuno, 27-year-old Eddie Pepperell’s career has gone from strength to strength, with February’s maiden European Tour win in Qatar followed by a wire-to-wire to victory in October at Walton Heath in the Sky Sports British Masters.

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Sep 22nd, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Carnoustie Country drives home summer success

Sep 21st, 2018

An insight into the economic benefits of The 147th Open at Carnoustie has been revealed through a survey conducted by Angus Council who manage Carnoustie Country, the region’s golf destination brand.

More major success for Mizuno irons

More major success for Mizuno irons

Aug 14th, 2018

Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.  

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jun 8th, 2018

The time is just about here for one of the most exciting Majors on the calendar, the U.S. Open. Here’s Jordan Spieth’s Under Armour scripting for his campaign.  

 Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

Reunion Resort – Plenty to Do for Everyone

May 28th, 2018

Reunion Resort, an AAA Four Diamond-rated property, is an exclusive 2,200-acre destination which promises a vacation wonderland and is conveniently located six miles from Walt Disney World and only 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport.

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

May 26th, 2018

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has signed up as the first of a series of new ambassadors for the Golf Foundation to help promote this charity’s ‘Golf for All’ philosophy, which encourages young people of all abilities to enjoy all the benefits of golf.

More Mizuno performance centres unveiled

More Mizuno performance centres unveiled

Apr 23rd, 2018

Mizuno has further expanded its Mizuno Performance Centre portfolio with state-of-the-art new facilities in England, Finland, Denmark, Portugal and South Africa.

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Masters Green Jacket found in shop!

Apr 3rd, 2018

There has been a rare find in a charity shop in Houston. An original Masters Green Jacket from the 1960s. And it's already been sold. 

Carnoustie Country launches Legendary Campaign

Carnoustie Country launches Legendary Campaign

Mar 26th, 2018

As anticipation grows for The 147th Open at Carnoustie, a new website has been unveiled by Carnoustie Country as an online hub for the region’s 34 outstanding golf courses and accommodation providers.

GolfPunk Magazine Issue 1 out now

GolfPunk Magazine Issue 1 out now

Mar 18th, 2018

Out now, GolfPunk Digi-Mag featuring all manner of corking golf stuff including exclusive Tommy Fleetwood interview and photoshoot; Best new golf equipment launches; Top 12 golf shoes PLUS Win a luxury golf break to Mountain Paradise...

Mizuno expands footwear range

Mizuno expands footwear range

Mar 10th, 2018

Mizuno boasts a long and rich heritage in footwear. Building on the success of 2017’s NEXLITE SL, the brand is launching two new shoes for Spring Summer 2018 in EMEA – NEXLITE Boa and Wave Cadence.

Team Mizuno's 2018 gets better and better

Team Mizuno's 2018 gets better and better

Feb 26th, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with a ‘Team Mizuno’ one-two for Eddie Pepperell and Oliver Fisher in the Qatar Masters the latest in a long series of successes out on the world’s major professional golf tours.

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

Feb 2nd, 2018

The votes have been counted and you have chosen your favourite players, commentators, Bunch Of Arse and Help The Gravy moments of 2017...

The 2017 GolfPunk Reader Awards Results

The 2017 GolfPunk Reader Awards Results

Jan 24th, 2018

The results are in. Who have you chosen to honour from the top equipment, moments and personalities from the last 12 months golfing action? Thank you all for voting in your thousands!! Dive on in to find out...

Royal County Down retains title

Royal County Down retains title

Jan 14th, 2018

For only the third time ever, Golf Digest have released their World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses rankings, and at Number One it is again Royal County Down.

Cobra launch new F8 Driver Range

Cobra launch new F8 Driver Range

Nov 15th, 2017

We saw the new Cobra F8 drivers a couple of montha ago but we had been sworn to secrecy. Now we can show you these beasts. And they are badass!!!

Mizuno ST180 Driver

Mizuno ST180 Driver

Nov 3rd, 2017

Here’s your first look at the 2018 Mizuno ST180 Driver. And this thing is meant to be an absolute bomber. They’ve simplified stuff this time around, and instead of having the most adjustable model on the market, they’ve concentrated on raw power. 

Golf tips – How To Hit Great Bunker Shots

Golf tips – How To Hit Great Bunker Shots

Oct 19th, 2017

'The Old Rake In The Bunker Trick': Paul Lyons is an ex-European Tour pro who now runs The Golf College, here he solves our bunker problems with a very neat trick...

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Golf travel – Saunton GC 14th

Oct 19th, 2017

Hell Holes... the ultimate card wreckers. Every course has one. Does yours? Nominate your course's Hell Hole at Greenkeeper@golfpunkmedia.com - label your email 'Hell Holes'.

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Golf travel – Estonia Golf & Country Club

Oct 19th, 2017

Golf in Estonia? Yep, and it's taking charge of the place. We visit Estonia Golf & Country Club just outside of Tallin to check out their Hell Hole. The daunting 13th...

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Oct 19th, 2017

President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.

Under Armour's ColdGear® Reactor

Under Armour's ColdGear® Reactor

Oct 13th, 2017

Worn by Major champion Jordan Spieth throughout the Open at Royal Birkdale, as he claimed his first Claret Jug, UA ColdGear® Reactor is your own personal thermostat for the golf course.

Cleveland Launcher CBX Irons

Cleveland Launcher CBX Irons

Oct 9th, 2017

Cleveland launch their new irons for the rest of us, great looking forgiving irons for the average golfer.

Bunker Mentality launch Autumn Winter 2017

Bunker Mentality launch Autumn Winter 2017

Oct 8th, 2017

Bunker Mentality’s design philosophy is to create products built for ‘performance and style’ because to the brand ‘style matters’ in golf.  This comes to life with the new AW17 Collection, by bringing colour to winter golf clothing. 

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.

Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Ed's Letter: What is GolfPunk?

Oct 3rd, 2017

Editor's Letter: What is GolfPunk? "You there, boy! Tuck your shirt in and get your handicap down! That's all that matters in golf. Tidy shirts and handicap-obsessed machines. That's what they try to tell us. What do we say? Tosh & trumpery, my good man.

TaylorMade Solution for Samsung

TaylorMade Solution for Samsung

Sep 28th, 2017

Shot tracking is the future of golf. It's the only truly objective way of working out what you actually need to do to improve your game. TaylorMade have teamed up with tech giants Samsung to bring it to their line of Smart Wearables, and it's free!

Mizuno launches strong line-up of golf bags this autumn

Mizuno launches strong line-up of golf bags this autumn

Sep 15th, 2017

Mizuno has long held an enviable reputation for its golf clubs, but its golf bags have always caught the eye too. Mizuno’s extensive 2017/18 collection of eight new golf bags – three cart bags and five stand bags – is set to make waves at retail from September 2017, with something for everyone in their comprehensive line-up.

The new Mizuno MP-18 iron range

The new Mizuno MP-18 iron range

Aug 1st, 2017

Nothing feels like a Mizuno they say. Mizuno irons feel like butter. What if I told you the new Mizuno’s felt even more Mizunoier. Like spreadable Lurpak butter, even softer than your normal run of the mill Anchor. 

Mizuno CLK Hybrid

Mizuno CLK Hybrid

Aug 1st, 2017

The MP-18 Irons might be the sexy new launch for Mizuno. But we think this new Shockwave CLK Hybrid might be even more impressive. 

Juniors in Golf

Juniors in Golf

Jul 6th, 2017

Daniel Jackson has spent the last ten years working at the IMG Academy in Florida, coaching some of the world’s top junior female golfers. Now he’s here to share his knowledge with GolfPunk readers. Here's Daniel's take on how to get juniors into golf and keep them engaged.  

Bunker Creativity

Bunker Creativity

Jul 5th, 2017

Daniel Jackson has spent the last ten years working at the IMG Academy in Florida, coaching some of the world’s top junior female golfers. Now he’s here to share his knowledge with GolfPunk readers. First off, it’s all about Bunker Creativity.

Bunker Mentality heads off to the USA

Bunker Mentality heads off to the USA

Jun 9th, 2017

Bunker Mentality is bringing its Spring and Summer 2018 collection to the US market for the first time after more than ten years of success across Europe and Japan.

Bunker Mentality partner with Polygenie

Bunker Mentality partner with Polygenie

May 31st, 2017

Bunker Mentality is the first golf company to partner with Polygiene the best performing most environmentally friendly permanent odour control solution available today. 

 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.

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

Lucky punter scoops £50,000

May 15th, 2017

The 21–year–old South Korean, Si–woo Kim, became the youngest person ever to win the Players' Championship, and his victory was a very rewarding one for an Irish punter.

Best holes in Scotland announced

Best holes in Scotland announced

Apr 26th, 2017

The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world–class courses.

Golf ball pieces found in hash browns

Golf ball pieces found in hash browns

Apr 23rd, 2017

Two brands of frozen hash browns have been recalled this week after the manufacturer discovered they contained "extraneous golf ball materials."

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Apr 22nd, 2017

Golf Tourism England has launched the fourth in a series of five videos, and this one showcases the Atlantic LInks as one of the most spectacular regions to play golf in England. It's pure, unadulterated, Golf Porn.

Mizuno announces European Tour Workshop

Mizuno announces European Tour Workshop

Apr 19th, 2017

The Mizuno European Tour workshop is to host four of its popular Fitting Days in April and May 2017, visiting Woburn Golf Club, Silvermere Golf & Leisure, Bearwood Lakes Golf Club and Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club. 

Paul Dunne leads in Morocco

Paul Dunne leads in Morocco

Apr 16th, 2017

Ireland's Paul Dunne, who led the Open heading into the final round in 2015 at St Andrews, has given himself a two–shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II on Saturday's moving day, and the chance for his maiden European Tour victory. 

The bunker on Trump’s Mar–a–Lago course

The bunker on Trump’s Mar–a–Lago course

Apr 15th, 2017

On the site of Trump’s Mar–a–Lago resort is a bunker that was built by the US government in the 1940s to store bombs. It could prove a useful bolt–hole for the POTUS.