Mar 3rd, 2017
Now this was surprising....
Now this was surprising....
No one can ignore the terrible fires ravaging Australia and to help in the relief efforts of those affected by the fires, a number of LPGA players including the Korda sisters, Marina Alex, Australian Sarah Kemp and England’s Charlotte Thomas, have publicised that they will be making a donation.
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.
The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!
When Lexi Thompson decided she wanted to rid herself of the 'little girl on the big tour' image, who she gonna call? That's right, GolfPunk!! Here's our exclusive photo/video shoot with the world number 4!!!!
COBRA PUMA GOLF Athlete Lexi Thompson ended the 2018 season on a high note, atop the leaderboard of the CME Group Tour Championship, capturing her 10th career victory. With this win, Thompson is projected to move to number two in the world.
Lexi Thompson speaks out about her body image struggles.
It's been quite a week for original Swingin Siren Jan Stephenson. First, it was announced that she is finally going to be inducted into Golf's Hall Of Fame, And now it emerges she is to be immortalised in a movie about her life. Played by none other than fellow Australian Margo Robbie.
Lexi Thompson crashed out of the Evian Championship on Friday, after making a complete mess of a chip on the 18th, when her ball hardly moved at all.
Lexi Thompson, world number 5, has withdrawn from the British Open in order to "recharge" her "mental batteries" after 18 months which have seen her suffer rules controversies.
Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant.
Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.
Lexi Thompson will be styling each day this week at the first major of the year, the 2018 ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California. Here's what she will be wearing.
"I was screaming, crying. I had nightmares about it and I still occasionally do." Lexi reveals ANA major pain over Armchair-Gate as the tournament rolls around again...
Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?
Lexi Thompson has been involved in another rules controversy, this time at the Honda LPGA in Thailand.
Lexi Thompson has taken part in a photo-shot with Red Bull in which she wears a range of outfits from circa 1904, when the Olympics last included golf.
Red Bull have been getting creative again this year with Lexi Thompson for their annual campaign with the world No.5. This time it's their take on an iconic photo from Life Magazine of Muhammad Ali.
We've been looking back at the best read stories of 2017, and at Number One it's the Lexi Thompson incident when she was left heart–broken and in tears after being landed with a four–stroke penalty while leading the final round of ANA Inspiration.
Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.
With four stunning rounds including two 65’s on Thursday and Friday, Lexi Thompson dominated the competition, capturing her eighth career victory at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Here's what was in her winning bag.
We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.
Lexi Thompson has taken to Twitter to respond to the new R&A rule changes. And it's safe to say she's a happy camper.
Lexi Thompson hasn’t hung around after getting her Race to the CME Globe $1 million bonus. She’s been straight down to her local car dealership, and this is what she has bought.
Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle.
It all went wrong for Lexi Thompson yesterday.... if you can count walking away with an extra million bucks 'wrong'...
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan has taken full responsibility for moving the Evian Championship to September, with all the resultant fallout as a supposed Major was reduced to 54 holes.
It was a one – two for South Korea, as Jin Young Ko held off World No 2 Sung Hyun Park to claim her first LPGA Tour victory by two shots at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. But how did Charley Hull get on?
What a bunch of arse. So is it a major or what? Can you imagine the R&A making the Open 54 holes because they had to scrap the first day's play? Well, that's exactly what's happened to the Evian Championship.
Lexi Thompson won her 9th LPGA title at the inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship, beating Lydia Ko by four shots.
Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.
We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.
She's just blown the doors off at Kingsbarns in the second round of the Ricoh Womens British Open. 68 puts her at the top of the leaderboard. Nice one Lexi. But what's she been up to recently on the social medium of Instagram?
Paige Spiranac has criticised the new strict LPGA dress code, which bans revealing clothes on the course.
They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....
Lexi will be styled in Puma’s new AW17 range, released earlier this month, as she tees it up at Trump Beddington in New Jersey.
It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.
Lexi Thompson has for the first time spoken about her mother Judy's uterine cancer diagnosis at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Olympia Fields.
Lexi Thompson was two ahead with two to play at the Manulife LPGA Classic but bogeyed 17 and 18 to end up in a play off with In Gee Chun and eventual winner Ariya Jutanugarn
Lexi Thompson has shot a third–round 67 to take the lead at the Manulife Classic in Canada.
Lexi has a three shot lead going onto the final round of the Kingsmill Championship after a -2 round of 69 at the River Course, Kingsmill Resort, in Virginia.
After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major.
Lexi Thompson, who won the event in 2014, finished her second round on Saturday morning after severe wind delays had pushed the second round into Saturday. She holds a one–shot lead, but there is strong chasing pack.
Lexi Thompson has held her lead at the ANA Inspiration at the 54–hole mark. She leads Suzann Pettersen by two–strokes and has a large chasing pack within five shots of her lead.
It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...
A secret sanctuary in southern Majorca, adults-only hotels Pure Salt Port Adriano and Pure Salt Garonda have re–opened this month with an exclusive golf package that will take guests to some of Europe’s best courses.
The best golfers in the world may be renowned for their laser vision – but it’s never looked quite like this!
Brittany Lincicome has beaten Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first extra play off hole at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for her seventh career win on the LPGA Tour.
PlayMoreGolf, the UK’s flexible membership network, has attracted more than 1,000 members to its network of 30 venues across the UK, since launching in February 2016.
COBRA PUMA GOLF has announced that LPGA Star, Lexi Thompson, has signed a long-term extension with the company.
Jack Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods could still pass his record of 18 major titles despite not having played competitively in 16 months.
Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!
Goodwood Golf Club, one of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy, has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.
Mel Reid gets through to the final of the LPGA Tour School after a top ten finish in the second stage.
Swingin' Siren Savannah Vilaubi is in second place at the LPGA Q School. You go girl!!!
She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!
Lexi was speaking on Wednesday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and she made it absolutely clear what her feelings about the Olympics were.
Lexi takes one shot lead going into the final round of the ANA Inspiration, but some quality players are within striking distance.
Lexi Thompson leads LPGA first major of the year. Suzann Pettersen & Charley Hull lurking... Video highlights & pic caption capering...
Vietnam’s BRG Group and Nicklaus Design have signed a deal to develop golf courses in Vietnam. The contract will see Nicholas Design create courses in 22 different provinces of the country.
Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.
Lexi Thompson has been named as an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf. The announcement was made at Demo Day at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show on Tuesday.
Rickie Fowler has been making an impact this week with his new high-top spikes and training pants outfit, but he is acutely conscious that 2016 is going to be every bit as an important year as 2015, which was his break-through year.
We knew Parsons Xtreme Golf were going to make a big noise in 2016, but we didn’t know they were going to ruckus this hard. The new upstart company have signed eight new players to their tour staff for the year including current Open Champion and double major winner Zach Johnson, former FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel, and double women Major Champion Christie Kerr.
Eighteen-year old Henderson’s success has not gone unnoticed, as she has just won The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. She picked up 21 votes (37 per cent) in the annual survey of editors and broadcasters from across the country.
"Where do I see myself in the next five to 10 years? I am still playing golf at the highest level, winning tournaments and majors," Tiger wrote on his website.
An eventful weekend had Argentinian Emillano Grillo winning his first PGA Tour event as a full member, Andy Sullivan taking his third win of the season, and Lexi Thomson bombing it to victory in Korea. Here’s what gear they were using.
Swingin’ Siren Lexi Thompson got the job done, winning the LPGA’s Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Still only 20, it’s Lexi’s sixth win on tour, and second this season, she’s really pushed on since her GolfPunk photoshoot.
Lexi Thompson is right in the mix, one shot ahead of Lydia Ko, and one behind the South Korean leader Lee Mi-Hyang. This is our wrap on moving day at the Evian Championship, the fifth and last women's Major of 2015.
We at GolfPunkHQ have tremendous pleasure in announcing the winners of our massive prize draw.
LPGA Founder Louise Suggs dies at 91
Lexi chalks up her fifth LPGA Tour Win at The Meijers.
Situated in the foothills of the beautiful Mijas Mountains with breath-taking views of the stunning Andalusian countryside, La Cala’s superb 54-hole resort offers an idyllic rural retreat just 20 minutes from Marbella and only 30 minutes from Malaga airport.
Callaway, Cobra, The Belfry, Duca del Cosma, Zen Green Stage and Power Tee are some of the latest well-known brands to confirm their presence at this year’s inaugural British Golf Show.
Callaway has further strengthened its team of Staff Professionals representing the brand on the PGA European Tour with the signing of Tom Lewis.
Cody Blick shot a magnificent 63 in the final round to earn his conditional PGA Tour status... without his own clubs, as they had been stolen the night before. Now Cody has his clubs back, and there is some story behind their return...
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.
A member of a Wakefield golf club has won one of UK golf's biggest competitions at the prestigious Castle Stuart, in the Scottish Highlands - with leading men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK benefiting from the proceeds.
Doris Chen's mother gets her disqualified from LPGA qualifying after kicking her daughter's errant drive bak into play.
In an insightful stroke, Your Golf Travel, The World's Largest Golf Travel Company, has continued its rapid expansion by acquiring all the assets and brands of GolfThere Corporation for an undisclosed six figure sum.
Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have confirmed the dates for the major Tour events they will play host to in 2019, as the world-renowned venues continue to drive their reputation as world class golf destinations.
The three winners of Bridgestone’s Chase Your Dream Trophy are reminiscing on the round of a lifetime with Ryder Cup hero Thorbjørn Olesen at the Sky Sports British Masters.
Ohhh no... Amy Olson's double at the last hands Angela Stanford the title...
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.
From 13–16 September 120 of the best women golfers will gather high above the banks of Lake Geneva in Évian-les-Bains, France, for the final Major of the season.
Defending champion Lexi Thompson had another brush with the rules while making an impressive 64 and a significant move up the leaderboard in round three of the Indy Women in Tech Championship.
When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.
Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.
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...
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have announced a series of major golf events to be hosted at the world-renowned venues to continue driving their world class golf destination.
Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.
Wowzers. Just wowzers. -31... Yes, South Korea's Kim Sei-young broke the LPGA Tour's 72-hole record with a total score of -31 after 72 holes...
The Telegraph Vitality Junior Golf Championship 2018 will be contested at PGA Catalunya Resort, home to Spain’s No. 1 golf course, near Barcelona.
Ian Woosnam OBE has been confirmed as one of the first professional players for this years Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship
Regional PGA Professional and American Golf Master Fitter Nick Rose was one of seven American Golf staff and customers to win the trip of a lifetime to TaylorMade H.Q. in Carlsbad last month. Nick takes us through what it’s like to be on the golfing trip of a lifetime.
Charley Hull is just two shots off the lead after two rounds at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship in California.
Hublot Ambassador, Patrick Reed, highlighted his prodigious talent and battling spirit with a maiden Major victory at The Masters Tournament, sealing his place in the annals of golfing history alongside the greatest players ever to have played the game.