Mar 3rd, 2017
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
I’m probably going to get shot down in flames for this one, but I am going to put it out there, Mr Woods is a lucky golfer. It may be golfing blasphemy akin to suggesting the Beatles, excluding their early stuff, were not that good or suggesting that David Beckham was actually not all that brilliant.
European golf legend Ian Woosnam has based his new indoor swing room around SkyTrak, golf’s most affordable launch monitor and simulator.v
With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.
SkyCaddie, the brand which walks every golf course to ensure the maps on its distance measuring devices are accurate, has taken another step forward by extending its PGA Partner agreement.
Titleist will continue to build its long association with the world’s best players through their sponsorship of Sky Sports Golf’s coverage of the 2019 PGA Tour and World Golf Championships (WGCs).
SkyCaddie’s new SX500 has burst onto the scene offering best-ever levels of GPS accuracy including the ability to give distances to today’s pins – a first for any GPS device. And now you can snap up the SX500 for a huge £50 off RRP if you trade-in any of your old distance measuring devices.
David Lipsky has won the Alfred Dunhill Championship with a bag full of TaylorMade product.
The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.
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.
Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.
SkyCaddie’s revolutionary new range-topping SX500 GPS handheld is the most powerful, most accurate, most features-packed and most visually stunning hand-held distance measuring device that golf has ever seen.
A Day In The Life Of Paulina Gretzky. DJ's better half – what does she get up to of an afternoon?
GolfPunk has been up in Islay on a whirlwind tour of whisky distilleries, the fabulous Machrie golf course, and a stay at the wonderful Islay House. And all done by Learjet, courtesy of our new friends at Stratajets. It’s nice work when you can get it for sure.
Has laser’s inherent weakness as regards line-of-sight finally been exposed by a new feature from golf GPS specialists SkyCaddie?
Check out Paulina's groovy golf mural celebration of 2017...
After ten Regional Qualifiers The SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge in association with Golfplan is sending twenty golfers to Morocco in November to compete in the Grand Final.
Behind every great man is a great woman. Someone clever once said that. And who are we to argue? Especially after Dustin Johnson won the Northern Trust Open in a play off against Jordan Spieth.
Josh Hayes & Kris Tschetter talk with PGA Tour Pro Ricky Barnes about playing golf with Brady & Belicheck, competing in Fantasy Football with Richard Jefferson, how the PGA Tour is evolving, playing the Wilson Triton Driver, and lots more!
Starting from next Tuesday, you can get a Sky Sports Golf package for just £18 a month as part of a completely new programming package. So that's right in time for The Open....
A new partnership with European golf simulator firm Creative Golf 3D now enables golfers to play family–friendly games such as Smash The Windows and Fantasy Putting on their SkyTrak – as well as a selection of European golf courses not found in other simulators.
SkyCaddie has launched a Sky TV advertising campaign for its personal launch monitor / golf simulator, SkyTrak.
UK golfers have until the end of June to get up to £80 off a new SkyCaddie in a trade–in offer announced today.
Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf club operator, has installed SkyTrak launch monitors at 22 venues after a successful year–long trial at several of its clubs.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic golf venue has at last voted to admit women as full members. The Kasumigaseki Country Club was warned by the International Olympic Committee earlier this month that they would loose the event if they failed to do so.
A man won £44,000 after placing a £10 bet on the winners of two golf tournaments.
Her other half is world number one. She's expecting their second child. Life is good. Now Paulina can add into the mix a decent golf swing.
SkyCaddie has issued a statement following this week’s announcement by the R&A and USGA that major changes are being proposed to the Rules Of Golf for 2019 onwards.
The joys of Instagram! This is how we found out the news that Dustin Johnson's fiance Paulina Gretzky is pregnant with the couple's second child.
Lynx Golf, th British golf equipment brand, has added two-time Ladies European Tour winner and double Solheim Cup star, Becky Brewerton, to its team of professional playing ambassadors.
The award-winning SkyTrak personal launch monitor and golf simulator will increase in price by £100 to £1,895 from January 1st, 2017, SkyCaddie has announced today. So if you want one, now could be the time.
SkyCaddie’s latest trade-in is extending until Monday 19th of December. If you trade in any old GPS or laser device, you will get up to £80 off a brand-new top-of-the-range SkyCaddie Touch GPS handset (RRP £279.95).
In order to retain its status as golf’s most-trusted GPS brand, each year SkyCaddie embarks on a mission, which is unique among GPS rangefinder brands.
SkyTrak have announced a new 0% interest-free finance deal. And if you put just £200 down, it’s yours to take away.
There’s an amnesty in UK golf pro shops until May 31st – and a £50 bounty if you bring in your old laser or GPS golf rangefinder, literally dead or alive!
SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game.
Kevin Harvick is a NASCAR racer, and clearly a bit of a golf junkie. As a big fan of the 12th at Augusta, he thought he’d build one in his own back yard. We think he’s made a pretty good stab at it.
SkyCaddie® is launching their no-fees SkyCaddie SW2 Watch, which is their next generation of the best-selling SkyCaddie Watch. Here are the details.
SkyCaddie have launched their new GPS watch, the SkyCaddie LINX GT. So what’s it all about, and why is it different? We look under the bonnet. And then go for a lie down in a dark room after a tech blast.
Nicholas Colsearts has been working on his ball flight late at night in his hotel room. Check out this great Twitter vid. Nice shot Nicki C!
“Whisky is liquid sunshine.” – George Bernard Shaw
Footballers' Drives: The par 3 challenge featuring Jimmy Bullard and some cricketers (Shane Warne & Ricky Ponting if you must know!)
We only saw this late today on Twitter, and it certainly got our curiosity. Who was Dicky Pride, and what was his scrawled piece of paper all about? We loved it, retweeted it, and promised that we’d keep an eye on developments.
It was great to see Graeme McDowell win again on the European Tour but had the tour applied the slow play rules more strictly come Sunday afternoon might it have been a different story? The Northern Irishman was carrying a ‘bad time’ after a transgression during his second round and playing in the final pairing come Sunday he and partner Victor Dubuisson became detached at the back of the field.
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.
We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.
Sunderland of Scotland, has revealed its collection for Spring Summer 2019.
Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years. And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.
The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...
While DJ was mixing in China at the WGC, Paulina made a welcome return to Instagram.
Sometimes it's just the simple things that make you laugh...
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...
The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Portugal’s Algarve, has a radical solution for those nervous golfers who struggle to hole a crucial putt or hit their opening drive when everybody is watching. The award-winning resort, in Lagos, is to offer a stay-and-play package combining golf with ... skydiving!
Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.
Tommy Fleetwood has to be a shoe in for the Ryder Cup after this stunning 2017 season, and today's win in Abu Dhabi. But he seems to be trying to cover all the bases. for selection.
It's that time of year when you're allowed to dress up as an idiot ghost, ghoul, or your favourite cartoon character, all in the name of collecting candy. While there are a lot of treats on display below, there's a couple of tricks in here too.
Cassandra Blaney is an absloute beast off the tee, and a beauty everywhere else. Your latest #SwinginSiren can smash that driver...
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.
Highlights from the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship will be broadcast over the next month on Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Mix.
With a six shot lead going into the final round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open, you could be forgiven for thinking that this year’s tournament was all over. But there was still plenty of drama on the final day.
According to a report in the Guardian, Sky Sports has lost the rights to the 2017 US PGA Championship at Quial Hollow.
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.
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.
Happy Birthday Swingin' Siren: Kirsty Gallacher!!! The fantabulous Sky Sports presentin'golf-lovin-corker!!
Halloween went off big style last night. Here are the best of the PGA Tour pros efforts...
The much anticipated Acushnet IPO was launched yesterday on the New York Stock Exchange. How did it go?
For the sixth year in succession, Club de Golf Alcanada has been voted the best golf course in Europe by visitors to igolf.eu - a popular golf review site.
Even now this all seems like a dream, a blur, an apocryphal tale. But it happened. And we were there, representing both sides of a complicated and utterly dramatic story...
Stop chunking your chips, and hit them closer everytime.
Arlington Lakes Golf Club near Chicago has invested $2.4 million to renovate and reroute their course. But it’s the rerouting that has really grabbed our attention.
Nicolas Colsaert’s recent good form has continued as he briefly joined Matthew Fitzpatrick at the top of the leaderboard midway through the third round of the Nordea Masters at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club.
It's the Brigadier here, and I’m up in glorious Inverness-shire to sample some fine golf and even finer whisky. I’ve had a lifetime’s training for this trip and I’m properly ready. I was born to do this.
Sky’s vast 750 strong TV crew will be housed in a carrot field. Here’s where they will be staying.
Junkyard Golf Club is coming to London with very ‘different’ nine-hole golf courses, to say the very least. They will arrive at the Old Truman Brewery in May for a three-month takeover, bringing with them a series of obstacles never tackled before.
Nicky Colsaerts shoots second round 66 to climb up the leaderboard at the Emirates Australian Open. Colsaerts made six birdies and one bogey in his five under round to make up for a disappointing opening 73.
The other day I had a new Twitter follower. This is always exciting for me (sad but true). What was more interesting was that he lives in Iceland – the land of fire and ice is a country of extremes. Glaziers on one hand with enough volcanic energy to produces tons of geothermal pools. But golf? Well, that's another story...
Finally, golf is back after a three-month wait following the COVID-19 pandemic. Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth is hosting the Charles Schwab Challenge and nearly all the world’s best players will be teeing up today.
I must say as a lefty I am in awe of these young pros who seem to be able to switch around and bomb the ball, playing left-handed. It is well known that lefty-in-chief Phil Mickelson is very handy playing right-handed, but it seems a couple of the world's best can switch round with ease and bomb it!
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.
For the first time since 1955 there will be no live coverage of any golf on the BBC in 2020. The BBC has lost their rights to show any live coverage of the Augusta event which means that the UK pay TV Channel Sky is now the only place to watch live coverage of the majors. This is the end game for millions of golf fans who have seen the free to air coverage of their favourite sport fade and die in the hands of the BBC over the past decade.
There must be something in the air at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Yesterday we reported on one of the luckiest shots ever seen on tour when Thomas Detry was saved from disaster by a pole holding a windsock. In the third round Denmark's Joachim Hansen hit an unmentionable in a greenside bunker but came up smelling of roses.
It’s etiquette right? You hit the ball in the direction of another person on a golf course, you shout ‘fore’. It instilled in you from almost your first shot on a golf course, be you ten year’s old or eighty. However, it seems for some professionals that once they have reached the lofty heights of the tour this unwritten rule no longer applies to them.
Why is the golf now only on Sky TV in the UK with the BBC set to produce, if last year is anything to go by, a set of very ordinary highlights programmes? Who is to blame - Sky, the BBC, the politicians, the R&A or perhaps even Brexit?
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!
After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.
With the famous sign for the Bethpage Black course in mind Puma has produced a Limited Edition Warning Pack that Rickie Fowler will wear during the first two rounds of the 101st PGA Championship.
Dustin Johnson held off the challenges of Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter to wn the WGC in Mexico.
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...
60% of ex-professional sportsmen take up golf. Who are the best ever? Only 10 made our list…
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.
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.
Golf Channel presenter Alex O'Laughlin works hard for a living. But she knows how to have a good time while doing it. So here we are, A Day In The Life or is it A Life In The Day?... anyway, here it is...
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
Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled three new highly covetable limited edition single malts to tee-off its prestigious, five-year partnership with The Open.
Well, thanks to our Facebook followers we have identified our mystery Siren. Thanks to Robert Hughes, John Lahtinen, Jayson Demspey and Graeme Sinclair!
Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.
American Golf has confirmed that its 2017 Championship TV programmes will be airing during prime time on the new Sky Sports Golf channel.
America won the Presidents Cup. For a seventh successive time. The final day singles were nothing more than a procession after the International team had only managed to win two matches prior.