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Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Mar 5th, 2019

One of Vietnam’s leading golf layouts, Laguna Golf Lang Co, is staying at the top of its maintenance game by utilizing the talents of a very special group of greenkeepers: a family of water buffalo.

Spring Lake Golf Resort

Spring Lake Golf Resort

Feb 5th, 2019

Here's how a retiring couple took the plunge and bought a golf course in Sebring, Florida.

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Nov 30th, 2018

Six-time Major Champion, Sir Nick Faldo, was the guest of honour as ground was broken on a new Sir Nick Faldo Signature design on the site of Rumanza Golf Course, Multan, the soon-to-be home of Pakistan’s first championship layout.  

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.

Clubs to Hire heads south for the Winter

Clubs to Hire heads south for the Winter

Nov 26th, 2018

Off the back of significant growth at its Cape Town outlet, Clubs to Hire - the leading golf club rental company - is to expand its South Africa presence by offering its service at Johannesburg airport.

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Nov 19th, 2018

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Nov 16th, 2018

At GolfPunk we are always looking out for new golf destinations, and when this video caught our eye, we thought we had to share it. Golf in Ecuador! We are loving the idea, and are ready to pack our bags at a moment's notice. 

Triquetra Trophy unveiled for Jordan Mixed Open

Triquetra Trophy unveiled for Jordan Mixed Open

Nov 9th, 2018

Dr Abed Al-Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, was joined by representatives of the European Challenge Tour, the Staysure Tour and the Ladies European Tour at World Travel Market in London this week to unveil the trophy for the Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla.

Bay Harbor Golf Club and Resort

Bay Harbor Golf Club and Resort

Oct 25th, 2018

The Boyne Resorts offer the most varied collection of golf course architecture anywhere in the US. Designers such as Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones and Donald Ross have all lent their names to courses here, but none is more stunning than the Arthur Hills masterpiece at Bay Harbor Golf Club.

Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club

Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club

Sep 30th, 2018

Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club at Tryon Resort (formerly Cleghorn Plantation) has a rich history. In 1764, the Crown Governor of the Colony of NC granted land to John McDowell who grew wheat, cotton and corn on his plantation. Eleven years later, the plantation was purchased by William Cleghorn. Over 50 years later Cleghorn built the Manor House which has survived to this day!

Linville Land Harbor Golf Club

Linville Land Harbor Golf Club

Sep 28th, 2018

The Golf Club at Linville Land Harbor didn’t just happen, it evolved over time; thirteen years to be exact. Work started in the autumn of 1969 under the guidance of well-known course architect Tom Jackson. 

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

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.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Champion Hills - Looks Hard. Plays Easy.

Sep 24th, 2018

Champion Hills is an upscale residential community and home to Champion Hills Golf Club; a year-round facility nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

KN Golf Links Cam Ranh Announces Grand Opening Date

KN Golf Links Cam Ranh Announces Grand Opening Date

Sep 22nd, 2018

With its grand opening now scheduled for Oct. 27, KN Golf Links Cam Ranh is ticking off a punch list of home-stretch necessities, including the launch of a new website that showcases everything golfers may want to know about the next Greg Norman-branded club in Vietnam.  

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Sep 11th, 2018

Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club – Turtle Run

Sep 8th, 2018

The Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club is home to two outstanding golf courses – Deer Run and Turtle Run – northwest of Sebring, Flordia, in the unincorporated community of Sun ‘N Lake. Either course will put your golf game to the test.

 Golfing in the Philippines

Golfing in the Philippines

Sep 7th, 2018

The Philippines may be relatively unknown as a golf holiday destination, but it leaves a big smile on the faces of those who travel to play its courses.

Sapphire National Golf Club

Sapphire National Golf Club

Jul 28th, 2018

Golf course designer Ron Garl has created over 250 golf courses around the world and Sapphire National Golf Club is certainly one of his finest.

 Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Robert Trent Jones II Lights Up Hoi An

Jul 27th, 2018

The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club

Sentosa Golf Club loses its bottle

Sentosa Golf Club loses its bottle

Jun 28th, 2018

Sentosa Golf Club is reaffirming its commitment to the environment and its ‘Keep it Green’ agenda by announcing that it will no longer permit the use of plastic water bottles on its golf carts, instead favouring the installation of a number of water stations on course.

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Mar 15th, 2018

Following the success of the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, which yielded the competition’s first female winner, course designer and lead CBS Analyst, Sir Nick Faldo, has announced an extension of his partnership with Laguna Lăng Cô, Vietnam, as hosts of the event.    

Abu Dhabi Golf Club receives global recognition

Abu Dhabi Golf Club receives global recognition

Dec 6th, 2017

Home to one of the most popular events on the European Tour roster and the first on the Tour’s ‘Desert Swing’, Abu Dhabi Golf Club has been recognised on the world stage at the recent World Golf Awards. 

GolfPorn central - it's Cape Kidnappers

GolfPorn central - it's Cape Kidnappers

Aug 25th, 2017

We have drooled over Cape Kidnappers for a number of years, and it is still very much on our list of must–go–to courses. We broke Google Maps trying to find out how long it would take us to get there, but we thought we’d at least share some amazing images with you.

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

Aug 22nd, 2017

One of South East Asia's most iconic premier golf club, The Els Club Teluk Datai, has been proudly unveiled as a recipient of a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Whilst that in itself is not what we call a 'drop my bacon sandwich moment', it does present us with the excuse for sharing these amazing images of the course. It's 100% GolfPorn!.

Pop up golf course

Pop up golf course

Jul 13th, 2017

A company called Stadiumlinks have been mastering the art of the pop-up–golf course, and here is their latest transformation.

Playa Grande Golf Course

Playa Grande Golf Course

Jun 18th, 2016

The Playa Grande Golf Course in the Dominican Republic has been fully restored and the latest Aman hotel, Amanera, recently opened. This is why we are desperate to go.

The longest day 2019!

The longest day 2019!

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!).

Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

Long Drive World Series Announces 2018 Events Calendar

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.

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

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...

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

World's longest golf hole – Rolston over the line

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. 

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

Snap! Driver casualty at Volvik World Long Drive

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...

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

Official book opens for American Golf's Long Drive final

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.

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

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.

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

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...

The Long Drive World Series

The 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.

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

Macmillan Longest Day Challenge 2016

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...

Long Drive World Series announced

Long Drive World Series announced

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.  

American Golf Long Drive Championship

American Golf Long Drive Championship

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.

World No 1 long drive coach

World No 1 long drive coach

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.

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

American Golf crowns 2016 long drive champion

Aug 22nd, 2016

Friday night saw an incredible display of power hitting as Lucas Dornan became the American Golf Long Drive Champion, winning a hamper of products from Garmin and a place in the World Long Drive Championship.

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Hit Longer Drives!!!

Aug 12th, 2016

Everyone wants to hit the ball further. EVERYONE. But swinging harder isn't the solution. Swinging clever is. Listen to Jeff Ritter and get hitting the driver on the upswing for longer drives. 

 World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

World Long Drive Championship Qualifying

Jul 7th, 2016

The American Golf Long Drive Championship, which is in its second year, has been named as the only UK qualifying event for the World Long Drive Championships. 

New longest member revealed

New longest member revealed

Jun 20th, 2016

The ‘World’s Longest Serving Golf Club Member’ title my need to go to someone else, as Kirkintilloch Golf Club now claim to have an even longer standing member than Norfolk's Geoffrey Crosskill.

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

MacMillan Longest Day Challenge

Jun 12th, 2016

A former chef diagnosed with incurable cancer is aiming to raise more than £1,000 by taking part in the Longest Day Challenge for MacMillan Cancer Support.

The long driver who can play

The long driver who can play

May 18th, 2016

How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.

Longest ever putt on TV

Longest ever putt on TV

Feb 6th, 2016

This putt is twice as long as Terry Wogan's famous televised putt, which we showed the other day. At 200 feet, the putt Dave Pelz holed at Whistling Straits is verified as the longest golf putt in the world on television and the farthest putt on record ever.

Long Drive Trick Shots

Long Drive Trick Shots

Nov 11th, 2015

We're all impressed with a good golf trick shot, but these long drive trick shots by @dudeperfect are some of the best we've seen.

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Oct 20th, 2015

Wentworth's no riff-raff policy is getting a serious ramp-up. and it looks like it's going to be even harder and more expensive to get a round at Wentworth. 

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Mar 16th, 2019

Long-driver and rising social media star James Wiltshire is looking to add further yards to his game after agreeing an ambassadorial role with Callaway, which includes a full club fitting for his new clubs and an apparel contract.

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Sep 4th, 2018

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball will take centre stage at next week’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship in Oklahoma, when some of the biggest hitters will be looking to strike the ball distances of more than 400 yards.

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Jun 13th, 2018

Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Fancy playing alongside some golfing legends this summer?

Mar 29th, 2018

Details for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Professional Qualifier have been announced, with the qualifier set to take place on Monday July 16th at Nailcote Hall & Country Club, Warwickshire, host venue for the main Championship in August.

How to master the long pitch shot

How to master the long pitch shot

Nov 9th, 2017

It's a nasty business the long pitch shot. Can make the best of us look like complete berks. But cast aside your fears, Maria Verchenova is here to put us straight...

Play golf, live longer it's just science

Play golf, live longer it's just science

Feb 11th, 2017

Is there anything golf can't do? Not only is it the greatest, coolest, most fantabulous sort in the world, it has now been scientifically proven to be a genuine elixar of life. Golf makes you live longer. Fact. It's good for your health.

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Hit Longer & Straighter Drives!

Oct 9th, 2016

Jeff Ritter calls it the "Pre-Shot Primer!" We call it driver dynamite! The Sultan of Swing gives you this great tip help you reach golf's holy grail, hitting the ball longer and staighter off the tee!

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Jun 18th, 2016

The story of the longest ever golf club member went global. Now another British golf club believes it might have the longest serving club professional in the world.

The longest ever golf member

The longest ever golf member

Jun 17th, 2016

A nonagenarian Norfolk golfer has broken the world record for the longest running golf club membership ever.

Buddha smiles upon Golfplan's new 18

Buddha smiles upon Golfplan's new 18

Jan 15th, 2019

With a December christening at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture.

Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club

Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club

Jan 8th, 2019

Like most of the golf courses with “Plantation” in their name, Brick Landing Plantation in Ocean Isles, NC has a story behind it.

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Dec 20th, 2018

The Els Club Dubai, one of Troon International Division’s marquee destinations, is set to further bolster its already impressive offering following three exciting new announcements.

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nov 7th, 2018

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.   

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Your Golf Travel launches 'Select'

Oct 19th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Forest Dunes – A Worthwhile Trek Off the Beaten Path

Oct 9th, 2018

If you think Forest Dunes is in the middle of nowhere, you’re right, and it’s not totally a bad thing. What you’ll find is small town hospitality, exceptional lodging, exquisite dining and high-quality golf facilities.

From Rolling In 5 Footers To Rolling The Dice:

From Rolling In 5 Footers To Rolling The Dice:

Sep 30th, 2018

It's no secret that golf and gambling represent two of the finest and currently most popular leisure activities on the planet. With this in mind, it makes sense that there are a growing number of top golf courses attached to casino resorts.

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Sep 4th, 2018

I’m a huge fan of Donald Ross-designed golf courses. Many people associate Donald Ross with ultra-challenging courses that feature small domed greens a la Pinehurst #2, but if you study Donald Ross, you’ll find that nothing could be further from the truth. His greens typically have a lot of undulation, but domed greens were definitely not his calling card.

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Aug 8th, 2018

Laurel Ridge was originally settled by the family of Edward Hyatt shortly before the American Revolution.  Over a century later, Hyatt’s great-grandson, Jefferson D. Hyatt, built what would eventually become the Piedmont Inn in the exact spot where Laurel Ridge’s pavilion stands today.