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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.
May 6th, 2017
With 400 yard bombs, Tour players and over 5000 entrants, The 2017 American Golf Long Drive Championship is breaking all records
Aug 12th, 2016
37 of the U.K.’s biggest hitters are getting ready for the final of the American Golf Long Drive Championships on Friday August 19th at High Legh Golf Club, Cheshire.
Nov 17th, 2015
Trick shots and weird clubs with world record holder Marsten Maas, plus tips on how to improve your balance!
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 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!
Jan 22nd, 2019
PING fans listen up!! The new G410 drivers range is.... OUT!!
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.
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.
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...
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!
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.
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...
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 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 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 10th, 2017
Better, badder, longer. But not bigger. How Ping's engineers have ripped up the rule book with the new G400 driver
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.
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...
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.
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 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.
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 21st, 2017
How to hit your drives 380 yards with American Golf Long Drive Champion Lucas Dornan.
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 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.
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 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
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 6th, 2016
Can TaylorMade top the M2 driver? We think they might have managed it. Meet the new 2017 M2.
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 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 13th, 2016
Boom! Joe Miller is your 2016 World Long Drive Champion!
Sep 27th, 2016
Bridgestone’s DriveGuard Trophy for amateur golfers has engaged with more than 20,000 players at hundreds of clubs across England.
Sep 14th, 2016
It's Callaway v TaylorMade as an amazing interactive golf restaurant, the Drive Shack, is being developed in Lake Nona, Florida...
Sep 8th, 2016
They're finally here! The all new Titleist 917 drivers! And they're bloomin' gorgeous!
Aug 25th, 2016
Now you can buy Bubba's pink Ping G driver, and its for charity!
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.
Aug 14th, 2016
With Nike pulling out of golf equipment, Rory Mcilroy is going to have to find some new clubs. Could this be his next driver?
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.
Aug 7th, 2016
Lynx have got a wallet friendly new driver for you to try, check out the new Black Cat.
Jul 17th, 2016
So what did Henrik Stenson use this week to shoot that final round 63 around Royal Troon at The Open? We’ve had a look in depth at what Callaway drivers him and Phil Mickelson used to tear up Troon plus the rest of their bags.
Jul 10th, 2016
Srixon are launching two new gorgeous drivers. Check these mean looking boomsticks here...
Jul 3rd, 2016
Lynx have got a tour proven driver for a hell of a lot less than most of the competition.
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.
Jun 12th, 2016
The Sunday Driver, where we tell you about a driver you may not have heard of before. This week we've got the new United Golf K.
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.
May 29th, 2016
You don't need to spend a fortune on a driver when this one is this good for £179...
May 18th, 2016
How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.
May 1st, 2016
Cobra have an amazing new offer, dishing out free Arccos Driver trackers with the purchase of a new King driver. Find out all about them here, and which driver you should chose.
Apr 14th, 2016
The honourable Mr Dave Fanning Esq steps up to the plate at the PGA Show in Orlando Jan 2016, to receive the GolfPunk Staunch Award for 'Driver Of The Year 2015'. Good day & congratulations, your grace. #LovelyStuff
Apr 7th, 2016
Jordan's new driver helps him take the lead with a 66 in the first round at The Masters
Mar 27th, 2016
We've got an amazing competition starting tomorrow courtesy of Honma, so we thought it would be a great time to tell you all about Honma's TW727 series drivers. They aren't just ordinary golf clubs...
Mar 17th, 2016
If only all newlywed wives would agree to golfing honeymoons...
Mar 16th, 2016
Check out this super limited edition driver Callaway have created specifically for their long hitting tour professionals. It's the driver for the best of us.
Feb 27th, 2016
There are so many drivers on the market this season, it’s hard enough to know where to start. Even within each brand – why should you try one driver over another? Cobra have three brilliant King driver options, so how should you choose between them?
Feb 10th, 2016
We want to hit the ball further in 2016. We're not sure we're ready to start working out though, so we thought we'd see which driver might help us hit longer drives this year. There are limitations in place on driver design by the R&A and USGA, but the manufactuers won't stop striving to produce drivers that hit the ball consistantly further.
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.
Jan 31st, 2016
The Knuth High Heat is the most forgiving driver you’ve probably never heard of. We first tried it at last year's PGA show. We’ve just got back from this year's show and there is still nothing quite like it.
Jan 25th, 2016
We’re in Orlando getting ready for the PGA Merchandise Show, and when the first few people are reading this piece we will be hitting the brand new TaylorMade M2 Driver. We’ll let you know what we think of it as soon as we’ve hit it. In the meantime, here is what we’ve been told so far.
Jan 18th, 2016
Week in, week out, the TaylorMade Tour Truck follows the PGA Tour around the USA, building clubs for the best players in the world. Looking like something from Mad Max on the outside, these rolling workshops have everything on board to build perfect golf clubs for the likes of Jason Day, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia. TaylorMade's Senior Tour Technician, Wade Liles, shows us how quickly he can make a driver from start to finish.
Jan 17th, 2016
Every Sunday we try and bring you a driver you may not have heard of. This week though we thought we’d kick off with a driver shaft. We’ve all seen Aldilas and Mitsubishis, Speeders and Dynamic Golds. But Paderson? These guys you probably haven’t heard of, but you will.
Jan 11th, 2016
Even big cheeses at golf companies get to go on holiday sometimes. But if you’re a Solheim, and golf and engineering are in your blood, you never truly stop thinking about golf equipment. When you happen across a dragonfly on a tropical island, you or I would think “Hmmm, pretty". John Solheim, grandson of the great Karsten Solheim, thought ‘innovation'.
Jan 5th, 2016
“Dubai you say? End of November you say? Two new drivers you say? Smoke me a driver, I’ll be back for my tee time.”
I didn't exactly need my arm twisting, and with that I was off to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club to try the latest Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Drivers.
Dec 11th, 2015
The Nike Golf Vapor Fly is the most forgiving driver of the new Nike lineup and is already being used out on tour by Paul Casey. Let’s call this one the Big Blue Meanie.
Dec 11th, 2015
The Vapor Fly Pro driver is the model that the majority of Nike tour players will be using in 2016, including Rory McIlroy. We’ll call this one the Blue Meanie.
Dec 11th, 2015
The Nike Vapour Flex 440 is the most adjustable driver Nike have made, with it’s FlexFlight weight cartridge, spin can be increased or decreased as desired. Let’s call this model the Baddest Blue Meanie!
Dec 6th, 2015
It's the Sunday Driver, we've found you another long hitting golf ball smasher you may never have heard of. This one uses Formula One aerodynamics in the quest for longer distance.
Nov 29th, 2015
It’s the Sunday driver, where we find you a driver that you may never have heard of but that won't stop it from being a fairway finding beast. This week it's Honma's TW727 Driver range, it's not one driver, but four!!!