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Nov 26th, 2019
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) today announced that they will unite in a joint venture partnership to push women's professional golf to new heights in Europe and around the world. The combination of the LET's European expertise and relationships in the region, with the LPGA's global strength and worldwide exposure, and their shared vision for the future of women's professional golf and growth of the game, provides the core ingredients to ignite a tour loaded with upside potential.
Dec 4th, 2018
We've got to get this guy to our Christmas Party! It's Jack Bartlett and his Bubba Watson...
Nov 20th, 2018
We've already dropped our bacon sandwiches after seeing him do his Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley impersonations. Now it''s the turn of Big Phil. And it's genius...
Nov 19th, 2018
Danny Willett has won his first title since the 2016 Masters at the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, and there was much celebration down at GolfPunk Towers.
May 9th, 2018
Melissa Reid has spoken out about how some Ladies European Tour players are having to take part time jobs to survive.
Mar 27th, 2018
Danny Willetts has revealed his Masters dinner menu. And there's a strong Yorkshire theme to it.
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.
Jun 30th, 2017
According to a report in The Times, golfers on the Ladies European Tour are fearful that the organisation is on the brink of collapse after the cancellation of five tournaments this season and the release of worrying financial data.
Jun 4th, 2017
India's Sharmlia Nicollet beat Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. But how did she get on?
May 9th, 2017
India's Sharmila Nicollet has beaten Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
May 9th, 2017
Danny Willett has split from his caddie and childhood friend, Jonathan Smart, who carried his bag to victory at the 2016 Masters.
May 5th, 2017
adidas Golf athletes will be 'Geared for More' come the first week of April. adidas Golf has today announced the athlete scripting to be worn by Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose.
Apr 7th, 2017
Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...
Mar 23rd, 2017
When James Corden & Jimmy Fallon deigned to invite Danny Willet onto their prime time American TV chat shows following his astounding Masters victory, they assumed Danny would say 'what time?', 'how high?' etc.
But he didn't. He got on a plane and flew home. And this is why...
Mar 23rd, 2017
When John Topham put a 100 to 1 bet on Danny Willett to win The Masters he thought he was quids in – until he was told he had gambled on the wrong tournament.
Feb 12th, 2017
Fabrizio Zanotti finished a brilliant final round with a birdie–eagle to claim a one–shot victory at the Maybank Championship, as the Paraguayan claimed his second European Tour title. But what of Danny Willett?
Feb 11th, 2017
Danny Willett shot a 5–under 67 on moving day at the Maybank Championship to take a three strokes over American David Lipsky.
Jan 16th, 2017
Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.
Nov 24th, 2016
Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September.
Nov 7th, 2016
Danny Willett has had an amazing year in golf by winning his first Green Jacket, but the end of season blues have certainly caught up with him, and he’s reported as saying “I don’t really want to be out playing golf.”
Oct 24th, 2016
Danny Willett has bought himself a new supercar and a Masters inspired number plate to go with it.
Oct 14th, 2016
Danny Willett's brother PJ has defended his unfortunate Ryder Cup article in today's Telegraph
Oct 13th, 2016
Danny Willett has withdrawn from the British Masters after he suffered a back injury during Wednesday's pro-am.
Oct 3rd, 2016
Peter Willett’s article in National Club Golfer before the Ryder Cup described American fans as a "baying mob of imbeciles", "cretins" and "dim Yanks". Now Danny Willett is backing him up.
Aug 18th, 2016
As the highest ranked Englishman confirmed for the World Cup, Danny Willett was given the honour of choosing his team-mate for the Melbourne based event.
Jul 13th, 2016
Danny Willett, partnered with newly signed Rangers player Joey Barton, competed in a challenge that mixed golf with football, as the pair won Callaway's pre-Open competition at Ibrox in Glasgow.
Jul 5th, 2016
Danny Willett spent the day looking dapper at Wimbledon in his green jacket, and seemed to confirm his participation in the Olympics this summer.
Jun 1st, 2016
An all-star field has been announced for the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 18, including 15 Major winners and current Masters Champion, Danny Willett.
May 24th, 2016
We've already written about Rory McIlroy's concerns about the Rio Olympics today. Now it's Danny Willett's turn to express concerns about participating.
May 21st, 2016
When I was a 16-year-old junior member at my golf club in Sussex, I remember several occasions when, before I was able to drive myself the five miles to and from the golf course, my mum or dad would come and pick me up
Apr 19th, 2016
The Willetts are off to America!! Yes, indeed, following his scintillating Masters win, the world has opened up for the Sheffield lad.
Apr 16th, 2016
We all know that council-run golf municipal courses have been in decline in recent years as local authorities have made cuts and sold land, so here’s a good news story for once.
Apr 10th, 2016
Well done Danny Willett. First Masters champion from England in 20 years. We've been reading Danny's brother PJ Willett's Twitter feed while watching this back nine, and his stream of consciousness has been genius! Enjoy that hangover...
Apr 10th, 2016
All Back To Mine with your new Masters Champion Danny Willett...
Danny Willett is a sports junkie, so when he asked us round to his house to take him on at everything from basketball to chipping, we were round like a flash. And he doesn't like losing...
Apr 1st, 2016
Danny Willett will play in next week’s Masters after becoming a father 10 days ahead of the due date.
Mar 31st, 2016
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.
Mar 19th, 2016
Sharmila Nicollet is India's hottest golfer there's no doubt about that. But is she the world's hottest golfer? You'd be hard pressed to come up with a counter argument...
Feb 7th, 2016
Danny Willett sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by a single shot.
Feb 4th, 2016
The Ladies European Tour (LET) has announced a new two-year sponsorship deal with Srixon Sports Europe, in another good move forwards for the tour.
Dec 22nd, 2015
Etihad Airways is set to become the Official Airline of the Ladies European Tour in 2016, taking over sponsorship of Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour.
Dec 17th, 2015
When Sports Illustrated announced last month that Nicklaus would be awarded with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, which recognizes the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy, Tiger Woods passed along his congratulations.
Nov 22nd, 2015
Olympic officials have announced that the Gil Hanse-designed golf course that will be used for next year’s Games is “100 percent complete.”
Nov 18th, 2015
Rory McIlroy has responded to suggestions that he was given unfair treatment for this weekend's European Tour finale, the DP World Tour Championship, by saying he would happily give away any winnings earned in Dubai.
Nov 16th, 2015
"Let the club's do the work." It's one of those silly mantra's we always hear on the golf course, but what does it actually mean? Sandy Jamieson, our no nonsense Aussie pro shows you exactly what it means. Oh, and don't try this at home. Axes are dangerous.
Nov 11th, 2015
After a great performance at last week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Danny Willett must be raring to go this week. And he’s hoping that a strong finish will see him make the Race to Dubai “all but over.”
Oct 7th, 2015
Danny Willett’s is currently number two in the Race to Dubai, and trails Rory McIlroy by $300,000. Here's his response to Rory's exemption.
Dec 12th, 2019
Well they’ve had the boxing, Tiger and Rory have declined big pay days to play there and now Saudi has made history by announcing the first-ever professional women’s golf event in the Kingdom. The fully-sanctioned Ladies European Tour event will be staged in collaboration with Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation and carry a purse of $1 million.
Nov 18th, 2019
This coming weekend the LPGA Tour reaches its climax at the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida. The winner will pick up a cheque for a cool $1.5 million. Meanwhile, the members of the ladies European Tour are sitting out yet another week. Their last event was the Hero Women’s Indian Open back at the beginning of October.
Mar 20th, 2019
BIG MAX has announced the arrival of three new designs that complete its award-winning bag line for 2019, each with its own combination of practical innovations that make them distinctly BIG MAX.
Jan 31st, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will open its doors today, boasting lake-front views, and four unique restaurants. The new hotel joins four other DoubleTree by Hilton properties within Spain.
Jan 30th, 2019
It's back! The event that totally signals the start of the golf season proper. I look forward to this week as soon as Christmas makes way for the new year and, no offence to the Saudi International, there's only one game in town this week.
Sep 10th, 2018
Dustin Johnson has done a vanishing act from fiancée Paulina Gretzky's Instagram page, giving rise to rumours that the couple have split.
Jun 27th, 2018
Tiger Woods has been spotted working with a TaylorMade mallet putter in the lead into the Quicken Loans National. Could this be the equipment change that he needs to sort out his putting?
May 25th, 2018
Ireland’s newest five-star castle and golf resort in County Limerick, Adare Manor, has officially opened its Carriage House, offering a resort dining destination to complement The Golf Course at Adare Manor.
May 19th, 2018
Paige Spiranac met Tiger Woods for the first time on Friday at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas and posted about it to her 1.4 million Instagram followers.
Apr 14th, 2018
Hot on the heels of being named as #1 bag brand in Germany by Golf Datatech, BIG MAX has finalised its line of award winning AQUA and DRI LITE golf bags for 2018.
Jan 1st, 2018
David Beckham has been taking flack from some parents online after letting his six-year daughter Harper steer a golf buggy.
Dec 19th, 2017
Sergio Garcia has posted on Twitter a letter he received from a young fan, named Alex Winebank. And it has warmed Sergio's heart.
Oct 21st, 2017
It was another bumper payday for the world’s top sports stars, with the 100 top-earning athletes banking $3.11 billion combined over the past 12 months. So who were last year's highest earning players?
Oct 3rd, 2017
Anyone who was at the British Masters, or watched it on TV, will know what an excellent tournament it was. With the European Tour courting sponsorship dollars across Europe and beyond in order to maintain operations and expand, it seems that there has been less focus on holding events in the UK.
Sep 26th, 2017
Sergio Garcia and Miguel Ángel Jiménez are the final players confirmed in the eight-man line up for the Hero Challenge, which will be broadcast live this evening on Sky Sports from 7.30 pm.
Aug 28th, 2017
The FedExCup: Bunch of Arse or Helping the Gravy?
There's $10,000,000.00 up for grabs but does anyone really care? We're not so sure so we came up with three very viable alternatives to the season end.
Aug 22nd, 2017
In a bold and frank move, Keith Pelley has issued an open letter to all fans of the European Tour about the state of the European Tour's website. Take it away Keith.....
Aug 11th, 2017
63–year–old retired nurse Kaye Pierson has successfully completed her own personal golfing grand slam by mowing at Quail Hollow.
Jul 6th, 2017
Chief executive of the European Tour, Keith Pelley, has thrown down the gauntlet to golf clubs to modernise to help grow the game.
May 30th, 2017
Honest guv, I'm not drunk. It's just these pain killers make me a bit drowsy. That's why I was zig-zagging across the road. At 3am.
May 3rd, 2017
Strap yourselves in and get ready for pyrotechnics on the tee, nearest the pin competitions and some old fashioned ding-dong match play drama. The Golf Sixes is a very welcome innovation in the much beleaguered world of professional tournament golf.
Apr 10th, 2017
It was 74th time lucky for the man who had determined that he would never win a major because he just wasn't "good enough". All evidence to the contrary Sergio. You the man.
Mar 26th, 2017
Royal Norwich Golf Club has completed the sale of its land to developer Persimmon for £17m, and with it goes a little bit of golf history.
Mar 10th, 2017
Lawyers for Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course suffered a blow when a court dismissed their attempt to block the release of evidence in a privacy case, according to the Guardian.
Feb 22nd, 2017
ClubstoHire.com are to open shops in airport terminals at two of Europe’s most popular golfing destinations.
Jan 31st, 2017
Our favourite ex Miss Missouri has been hitting the links again. Here's what she has been up to of late.
Dec 21st, 2016
We were delighted that Danny Willett rightly got nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award, but a little bit miffed that he came last, and by a country mile. But how has golf got on in the awards in the past?
Nov 18th, 2016
13 years, 8,091 holes, £8,500.00 in green fees & hotels, two holes in one and several pairs of socks – that takes endurance, and Laurie Skuodos could indeed well be golf's most enduring individual.
Oct 13th, 2016
It was an excruciating week for the European Ryder Cup team in Hazeltine. For Lee Westwood it was particularly painful.
Oct 8th, 2016
It's been emotional. These guys have been battling it out in their football v golf challenge and now it's down to the last.... On the tee... Man City wonder girls Steph Houghton, Toni Duggan and Karen Bardsley take on Mel Reid, Rosie Davies and Carly Booth in the final challenge – Target!
Oct 4th, 2016
It's the Ladies European Tour VS Manchester City in the Etihad Airways Cross Sport Challenge!
Sep 17th, 2016
It seems as if the police are giving green light to thieves who drive into your golf course in the dead of night and relieve your lakes of golf balls.
Aug 26th, 2016
Mallet putters are slowly taking over the tours, here are Cleveland's three new TFi 2135 mallet models for 2017.
Jul 31st, 2016
There’s been a lot of dumb-arse heckling and ‘get in the hole’ nonsense this weekend at Baltusrol, but when one fan over stepped the mark, Bubba’s caddie, Ted Scott let rip. Here’s what he had to say.
Jul 28th, 2016
The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two organisations which are both based in St Andrews.
May 22nd, 2016
How an 11 year old's 30 second stint behind the wheel of a golf buggy unravelled into a living hell for Julie Mall. You won't believe what she got put through...
Mar 30th, 2016
Editor's letter: Colin Swatton and his remarkable relationship with PGA champion Jason Day.
Feb 23rd, 2016
Why wouldn't you use a mallet putter? They are bigger, more forgiving and easier to line up. It's no wonder so many tour players have switched to them in recent years. Here we check out six of the best for the upcoming season.
Oct 30th, 2015
We like to think GolfPunk influenced some of the style changes that helped move the game into the 21st century, but the gilet or sleeveless puffa has come straight from the ski slopes.
Aug 11th, 2015
Ed's Letter PGA Week. Including Help The Gravy, Bunch Of Arse and the GP Jukebox
Dec 7th, 2019
LET 2018 Rookie of the Year, Julia Engström, carded a two under par 70 at Vipingo Ridge course to extend her lead in the Magical Kenya Ladies Open to seven shots over the field. Esther Henseleit who needs to win the event for a chance of grabbing the LET order of merit title could only manage a 71 and sits in joint second.
Nov 19th, 2019
In the final Hero Challenge of the year South African Erik van Rooyen defeated former Masters Champion Danny Willett. You know the Hero Challenge, it’s the one where 6 top pros compete at target golf, hitting to a floating green out in an expanse of water. The closer to the flag you are the more points you score, with the closest ring being 50 points the next 25, well you get the gist.
Oct 16th, 2019
Take one bike, one set of clubs, 14 different Open venues and one complete nutter and you have the ‘The Great British Open Challenge’. London-based PGA professional, Luke Willett, he with a famous golfing namesake, is to pedal his way between all the Open venues playing 18 holes at each and cycling with his clubs on his back!
Sep 23rd, 2019
Danny Willett made a welcome return to form winning the BMW PGA Championship with a comfortable three shot victory after posting a five-under-par 67 on Sunday at Wentworth. Overnight joint leader, John Rahm of Spain struggled to card a 70 whilst South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout's charge slightly petered out leaving him third.
Sep 22nd, 2019
It was as you were at Wentworth as both overnight leaders shot four-under-par rounds of 68 to extend their lead to three shot over the field. Chasing them are Englishman Justin Rose, South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who both carded 69, and India’s Shubhankar Sharma who had one of the round of the day, a six-under 66.
Sep 21st, 2019
A rejuvenated Danny Willett heads the leaderboard alongside Jon Rahm of Spain on eleven-under-par after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Two shots back sit Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, world number four Justin Rose and Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.
Sep 3rd, 2019
Cleveland wedges are definitely always in the mix when you think about premium tour products and we loved their recent CBX 2 launch aimed at the slightly more regular golfers amongst us. What they aren’t as well known for are their top of the line putters and perhaps, with the new Frontline range, that is about to change?
Aug 7th, 2019
We take a look at what the pros are eating before a game and during the round in an effort to find out where the GolfPunk team might be going wrong when it come to the golf diet!
Jan 24th, 2019
In Depth: The incredible story of Melissa Reid's golfing come back. Mel gives us the lowdown on her career so far and comments on the golfing fireworks that are about to explode at the Solheim Cup.
Nov 19th, 2018
Callaway Staff Professional Danny Willett proved just how much he loves his new Odyssey Prototype Stroke Lab Putter by rolling in 23 birdies and an eagle on his way to victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Aug 10th, 2018
The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...
Jun 30th, 2018
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.
May 31st, 2018
Are Thursday/Friday super groups causing top players to miss the cut in big tournaments? Pah! Says GolfPunk's Editor.