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Dec 4th, 2017
The Long Drive World Series is launching an epic world tour in 2018: 10 events in 10 different countries pitting the biggest hitters on the planet against each other in a global kaboom-fest to determine who is number 1... and now there is a digital magazine to take us every step of the way...
Dec 7th, 2017
Long Drive World Series (LDWS) has announced plans to significantly expand its programme of events in 2018, as the brand looks to introduce audiences around the world to its high octane golfing entertainment concept.
Jul 11th, 2017
Emil Rosberg won the UK leg of the Long Drive World Series on Saturday at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor, narrowly edging out home favourite Joe Miller in the final to be crowned Long Drive World Series UK champion.
Jul 7th, 2017
Leading innovator of premium golf balls and accessories, OnCore Golf, has announced a new partnership with golf and entertainment brand Long Drive World Series.
May 9th, 2017
The world’s longest drivers will come together later this year to battle it out in golf’s new showpiece – the Long Drive World Series.
Feb 10th, 2017
This March the world’s biggest hitters will go head to head on golf’s most exciting new battleground: The Long Drive World Series.
Jan 30th, 2018
The season starts here. Join the LDWS boys as they take on 10 events in 10 different countries around the world in 2018. Click on any image to read the digital magazine
Apr 23rd, 2020
Here’s a chance for golfers to take part in a world record attempt – without having to leave home! At 2 pm BST on 5th May 2020, PGA golf professionals around the world will take to Instagram Live in an attempt to give the world’s biggest golf lesson. GolfPunk is going to jump on board as out pre-COVID-19 putting was truly shocking.
Mar 4th, 2020
As previously reported, the Golf Hall of Fame recently amended the qualification criteria moving the minimum age for both male and females to 45 from 50. So, it was hardly a ‘dropped my bacon sandwich’ moment when we learned that Tiger was on the list of finalists.
Feb 19th, 2020
It was a fine victory for Adam Scott last weekend, he is a great ball striker, but I must confess I rather sighed when I saw him using a long putter to great effect once again. It was a similar feeling to that I had when Scott won the Masters back in 2013. I’m sorry, but I am with the brigade who consider these long putters cheat sticks.
Jan 2nd, 2020
Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.
Aug 18th, 2019
Local favourite Stephanie Meadow will take a four shot lead into the final round of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational. The 27-year-old from Jordanstown, Northern Ireland shot a six under par 67 to sit on ten under for the event, four clear of England’s Eleanor Givens. In the men’s event, Damien Perrier of France and Todd Clement of England lead the field by a single shot following another long day with rain delays at Galgorm Castle.
Aug 16th, 2019
Scotland’s Craig Ross and England’s Eleanor Givens are the first round leaders lead in the The ISPS HANDA World Invitational, both carding an impressive 6 under par. Ross shot an impressive birdie free round of 64 Massereene Golf Club while Givens had seven birdies and one solitary bogey in carding a 67 at Galgorm Castle Golf Club.
Aug 16th, 2019
It has rather flown under the radar but yesterday the ISPS HANDA World Invitational event for both men and women teed of at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club. A first for golf in Europe as women will play alongside (sort of) the men and will play for the same money.
Jul 31st, 2019
How fast do you think you could play a par five hole? Well the world record stood at one minute and thirty three seconds when the European Tour decided to see if any of their boys could beat it. American Sean Crocker, Belgian Thomas Detry, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Italian Guido Migliozzi to take on the record for the ‘Fastest hole of hole of golf by an individual’.
Jul 19th, 2019
As Brooks Koepka quietly tiptoes his way up the leaderboard at the Open at Royal Portrush we take a look at the club he is using to boom those drives out there on this famous links course.
May 23rd, 2019
GolfPunk have long been supporters of the Longest Day Challenge. This year, once again, we are looking forward to putting together our own motley band of reprobates to test our ageing bodies to the maximum in support of Macmillan Cancer Support (more on our caper to follow!).
Apr 17th, 2019
Seeing TaylorMade’ announcement (our coverage here) of its new mini driver got me thinking. What the hell is a mini driver? Surely, I need a Mahoosive big headed driver with a sweet spot the size of a tea plate which will launch the ball in to the stratosphere (Kaboom!). Did I not have a mini driver back in the 70s, it was made out of wood (persimmon if you were posh) and it had the propensity to fly all over the place.
Apr 4th, 2019
We featured the Titleist TS2 and TS3 models in our 7 Of The Best Drivers For 2019 article and Titleist are now introducing the next iteration of the TS design, the TS4. The Titleist TS4 takes the gains made with the TS2 and TS3 models and adds an ultra low spin driver which still delivers distance.
Mar 21st, 2019
Chang Hsin-chiao is relishing the prospect of facing off with Chinese Taipei compatriot Chen Ting-yu and Indian Keshav Mishra in what promises to be an intriguing final-day showdown at the 13th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.
Mar 14th, 2019
Drivers. Love them or loathe them you've got to, errm... love them. There's nothing better than smoking one down the fairway with a brand new big dog. And here we've picked 7 of our favourites for 2019. Grip it, rip it and have the best golf year of your life!
Mar 5th, 2019
Laguna Golf Phuket will become the first golf course to host a PGA TOUR Series-China event outside of mainland China when it hosts the Tour’s third and final Global Qualifying Tournament from March 5-8.
Mar 3rd, 2019
Park's 6th career LPGA victory is the first global win for TaylorMade's all-new Spider X putter, and the 3rd for M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s Injected Twist Face technology.
Jan 22nd, 2019
PING fans listen up!! The new G410 drivers range is.... OUT!!
Nov 20th, 2018
A great result for GolfPunk readers with Danny Willett winning the DP World tour Championship at 139/1. He actually drifted on Betfair to 179/1 so hopefully GolfPunk readers got the best odds??
Nov 14th, 2018
Wilson Golf has officially announced ‘Cortex’ as the winning driver design following the final of hit TV show Driver vs. Driver Season Two.
Nov 6th, 2018
Now in its 10th year, the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai will be contested by the top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex on 15 – 18 November 2018 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Nov 5th, 2018
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
Nov 4th, 2018
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
Oct 26th, 2018
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Oct 19th, 2018
World of Golf London, one of the busiest driving ranges in Europe with an average of 13 million balls hit each year, is enjoying a record period and has seen its business boosted by Ryder Cup fever following Europe’s victory in Paris.
Oct 8th, 2018
HONMA Golf, the premium Japanese brand, has blended revolutionary technology with cutting-edge design to create the new HONMA TWorld747 range for the 2019 season.
Sep 25th, 2018
Let’s check out some of the most authentic corners of paradise that have hosted true golf champions like Tiger Woods, and famous golf passionates like Barack Obama.
Sep 18th, 2018
Building off the success of the original F-MAX family, first introduced in 2017, the new F-MAX men’s and women’s Superlite Drivers and Fairway are significantly lighter overall, providing more club speed, distance and easier launch than ever before.
Sep 11th, 2018
The GolfPunk guide to the best in the business when it comes to splitting fairways...
Sep 6th, 2018
A two-year mission to design greater speed into every detail of driver technology has led to the introduction of the new Titleist TS drivers, available in store from September 28th with fittings at Titleist fitting events and select retailers beginning nationwide from today.
Sep 4th, 2018
If you want to smash it freaky-long, head for The Shire London.
Aug 29th, 2018
SRIXON® has announced the launch of the all-new Z Series, featuring tour-proven woods and irons crafted for the best players in the world. Srixon’s 2018 Z Series officially launches in the UK on September 14th 2018.
Aug 4th, 2018
American Golf and Callaway welcomed Europe’s strongest Long Drive field to Chester Racecourse on Thursday to do battle for the 2018 American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championships.
May 21st, 2018
The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.
May 9th, 2018
Everything you need to know about choosing your new big dog...
Apr 30th, 2018
Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.
Mar 24th, 2018
The American Golf Long Drive Championship is back for its fourth year with a brand-new sponsor – Callaway!
Jan 7th, 2018
Jamie Sadlowski , the two-time World Long Drive Champion, has signed with Cleveland Golf to act as a brand ambassador.
Jan 2nd, 2018
Every so often a club manufacturer claims that they have a game changer on their hands. The next big leap? According to TaylorMade it's Twist Face.
Dec 11th, 2017
Over twenty-years ago an unknown John Daly burst onto the scene with a dramatic victory at the 1991 PGA Championship. And now his title–winning club has been sold at auction for a stunning $17,300.40!
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!!!
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.
Oct 29th, 2017
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
Oct 22nd, 2017
Scott McCarron got a one shot penalty as his dropped his driver and moved his marked ball. And the driver got what was coming to it! Bad driver.....
Oct 6th, 2017
Forget bringing sexy back, Cleveland have brought the legandary Launcher driver back!!!
Sep 17th, 2017
It took Rolston 80 days and 20,093 shots - just the 6,093 over par – to complete the world's longest hole. He had covered 2,011km, playing through swamps, on frozen rivers and across deserts.
Sep 6th, 2017
You know when you say you've really 'ripped that one',... well, you haven't. Not really. Not like Wes Patterson, who split his driver in half at the Volvik World Long Drive Championship...
Aug 15th, 2017
The J815 is this season's most distinctive looking new driver.
Aug 10th, 2017
Against the stunning setting of Heythrop Hall, the 2017 Final of the American Golf Long Drive Championship was a real crowd pleaser, with some incredible performances across the board.
Jul 27th, 2017
As Europe’s biggest hitters prepare to descend on Heythrop Park for the climax of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship, the official opening of the Sky Bet book on the Under 45 winner has been announced.
Jul 10th, 2017
Better, badder, longer. But not bigger. How Ping's engineers have ripped up the rule book with the new G400 driver
Jun 15th, 2017
Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver.
May 20th, 2017
Joe Miller puts himself through hell to get in the shape he needs to be to compete for the World Long Drive Championship.
We know, because we spent several days with him last year. This year he won the title. And here he is...
Apr 25th, 2017
Want to really get under the bonnet of your golf game? Check out the new Cobra Connect drivers.
Apr 23rd, 2017
On Tuesday June 21st, GolfPunk is doing the Longest Day Challenge for Macmillan Cancer this summer. We are partnering with COBRA PUMA Golf and Princes Golf Club. Check out the dramas we had last year...
Apr 21st, 2017
World Golf Awards has revealed that the five-star La Manga Club resort, will host its Gala Ceremony 2017 at the end of this year.
Apr 10th, 2017
Wilson Staff has released the world’s most adjustable multi–piece driver on general sale in the UK, featuring two interchangeable sole plates for optimal launch, spin and extraordinary distance.
Apr 8th, 2017
Minigolf hopefuls worldwide are polishing off their putters for the 2017 World Crazy Golf Championships in June. The two-day minigolf extravaganza uniquely attracts complete novices and top international players, with a prize fund of £4,500 up for grabs.
Mar 7th, 2017
I remember the first time I got hooked on golf. I was 15 and caddying for my 4-handicap friend in the Club Championship. The first time I pulled a club out of the bag, I noticed the club head had a picture of a wild cat on it. It looked really cool. It was a Lynx...
Mar 4th, 2017
Ruling the nation or improving your golf? No competition…
Mar 4th, 2017
Forget all that stuff about the field of human conflict, we at GolfPunk believe that some of Winston Churchill’s finest oratories were those he delivered on the subject of golf.
Feb 24th, 2017
Australian YouTubers, How Ridiculous, managed to sink an incredible 120.6 metre (135.67 yard) putt, which is now the new Guinness World Record for the longest putt ever in a non–tournament.
Feb 21st, 2017
How to hit your drives 380 yards with American Golf Long Drive Champion Lucas Dornan.
Feb 19th, 2017
Australian Brett Rumford beat Thai teenager Phachara Khongwatmai two and one in the six–hole matchplay final to win the inaugural World Super 6 title in Perth.
Feb 16th, 2017
The Danish satellite ECCO Tour is returning to PGA Catalunya Resort for the third successive year.
Feb 15th, 2017
The Ezone XPG is the latest Yonex driver. The Japanese brand have been working with graphite in club heads since the 90’s, as well as being a world leader in racket sports. No brand understands more about the lightweight material in golf.
Feb 15th, 2017
So it’s the Sunday Driver, where we go out and find an awesome driver you probably haven’t heard of before. This week it's an adjustable driver for all the Long Drivers out there.
Feb 15th, 2017
There's gonna be a jail break. That's what Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott sang. Before he died exactly 31 years ago to the day. Which is weird because today, that's right, 31 years to the day, Callaway are launching their own jail break.
Feb 15th, 2017
Long John Daly (yes, he is still lonnnnng!) topped the driving distance stats on his first year on the Champions Tour in 2016. And now he's got a revolutionary new driver. Be afraid...
Feb 15th, 2017
Here they are, 6 More Of The Best Drivers for 2017....
Feb 7th, 2017
American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.
Jan 31st, 2017
U.S. Amateur champion Curtis Luck has signed with IMG for worldwide management and marketing representation.
Jan 4th, 2017
Callaway have gone launch crazy today. From now on the 4th of January will be simply known as Jailbreak day. Here's their new GBB Epic Sub Zero, the more forgiving item...
Dec 17th, 2016
We caught up with Beef recently, and he gave us the exclusive on his brand new Titleist 917D3 driver. The short review: It's better! The long review? Well watch on to see what he thinks about his latest boom stick.
Dec 17th, 2016
We don't know about you, but we want to hit the ball further. From watching Jason, Dustin and Rory rip it off the tee, to seeing Lucas Dornan drive it 380 yards on the regular, distance matters. Here's a round up of 2017's best drivers.
Dec 13th, 2016
Christ on a bike! Actually, even Christ on a bike wouldn't be able to do this. Brad Luiten, a New Zealand marathon runner, broke the world record for most amount of golf holes played in a day.
Dec 13th, 2016
Wilson Golf and the Golf Channel collaborated on a television reality series during the autumn called Driver vs. Driver. The Triton driver, designed by Eric Sillies, was the winner, and earned him a very tidy $500,000.
Dec 10th, 2016
A new house is to be built next to the world’s fifth oldest golf club in Musselburgh, despite objections from golfers around the world.
Dec 6th, 2016
Can TaylorMade top the M2 driver? We think they might have managed it. Meet the new 2017 M2.
Dec 4th, 2016
Colchester will stage the 2017 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Team Disc Golf Championships.
Dec 2nd, 2016
The fat lady has clearly decided to take the rest of the week off, as Tiger shot a bogey free 65, with 7 birdies and no bogeys to move to six under at the Hero World Challenge.
Nov 26th, 2016
Denmark take a four shot lead into the final day at the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf after shooting a two under par 70 in the third round Foursomes.
Nov 26th, 2016
Fidel Castro has died peaceful at the ripe old age of 90. The communist revolutionary ruled Cuba for half a century and inspired insurrections across the globe. And he also liked a bit of golf.
Nov 24th, 2016
Chris Wood and Andy Sullivan are two strokes behind leaders Spain after the first round of the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. Russell Knox's 'zero to hero' experiment, however, seems doomed
Nov 20th, 2016
Thomas Pieters is officially knackered and ready for the season to end, but he is still ready to fight for Belgium in the World Cup of Golf next weekend.
Nov 15th, 2016
The European Tour has officially announced the Rolex Series, a new alliance of leading tournaments, which is designed to strengthen the golf schedule from the 2017 season onwards.
Nov 5th, 2016
The phrase 'World Cup' has a certain cachet in the sports world. Outside of maybe the Summer Olympics, the football World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet. Now golf has tried to get in on the power of the 'World Cup' brand with the World Cup of Golf. But the stars aren't turning out.
Nov 3rd, 2016
Lee Cox, head PGA Professional at The Shire London, is long driving coach to long driving champion Joe Miller. Here’s the story behind their winning partnership.
Nov 1st, 2016
Is this the next TaylorMade M1 driver? PLUS: Pics of the fairway and hybrid!
Nov 1st, 2016
Cobra launch the first drivers of the digital age, the King F7 and King F7+.
Oct 30th, 2016
Why the new Mizuno JPX 900 driver is their most important driver in years!
Oct 18th, 2016
North East golfer Rebecca McGinley has secured an incredible third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after taking on the biggest hitters in the women’s game in Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Oct 17th, 2016
Cinderella Story! "I feel like this has the potential to change Duncan's life." Why Russell Knox has chosen a complete unknown as his World Cup partner...