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Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Jan 8th, 2019

Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.

TaylorMade Driving Relief

TaylorMade Driving Relief

May 4th, 2020

Hot on the heels of the Tiger and Phil announcement we have some more golf on telly coming our way with Team TaylorMade. In the socially distanced red corner, and standing a good six feet or so apart, will be Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson and in the blue corner will be Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff. The players will be taking to the fairways in a $3 million charity skins game on 17th May.

Motorcyclists vandalise Surrey course

Motorcyclists vandalise Surrey course

Apr 27th, 2020

A quite mind-boggling act of vandalism took place at Walton Heath at the weekend as thugs on motorbikes delighted in churning up a green one of the courses. This truly unbelievable video footage shows the animals doing doughnuts on the green and then riding off as walkers watched in disbelief.

Scottish Government torpedoes links plan

Scottish Government torpedoes links plan

Feb 21st, 2020

The Scottish government has refused planning permission for a controversial plan to build an 18-hole championship golf course in the Highlands of Scotland. The plan had been to build a championship golf course at Coul Links, Embo, near Dornoch.

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

LPGA players pledge aid to Australia

Jan 8th, 2020

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.

PGA Pro busted for solicitation

PGA Pro busted for solicitation

Dec 12th, 2019

Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey was arrested as part of a prostitution sting in Central Florida. Gainey has been a pro golfer since 1997 and joined the PGA Tour in 2008, where he became famous for wearing gloves on both hands when playing.

Whatever Happened To Little Billy?

Whatever Happened To Little Billy?

Nov 23rd, 2019

Hats off to the European tour for coming up with another little classic for us all to have a laugh at. A few years back the tour let Little Billy loose on the players. Billy gave the pros a complete grilling with a series of cheeky questions, the Rory McIlroy one is a classic. Three years on, a documentary crew follow him as he returns to Dubai for the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.

Mount Juliet to host Irish Open

Mount Juliet to host Irish Open

Oct 31st, 2019

It’s been a while since this fine course has featured a major event and it’s been even longer since GolfPunk played it. If we recall correctly you head south out of Dublin on the M9 and you can’t miss it – well you can as its in middle of nowhere, if we recall. 

Round of a Lifetime

Round of a Lifetime

Oct 15th, 2019

We love Carnoustie. It’s probably one of the bestest courses in the UK, forget that the World! So, what better venue for a ‘Round of a Lifetime’ for one Edward Johnson from Massachusetts, U S of A.

You Little Beauty: Tandridge G.C.

You Little Beauty: Tandridge G.C.

Oct 1st, 2019

The 6:57 to East Grinstead trundles out of Clapham Junction. I’m on board with my Café Nero’s black americano in hand (other coffee brands were available) and a copy of City AM on the table in front of me. Today’s mission, to seek out a gem of a course that I have known about for years but never played. The course in question is Tandridge Golf Club and I have heard good reports about the course and, in particular, the famous lunch – more of that later!

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

Sep 30th, 2019

Victor Perez became the first French winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship after one of the most exciting finishes in the history of the event, winning by one shot from England’s Matthew Southgate at St Andrews. Whilst, at the same time, Rory McIlroy, finishing tied for 26th place complains to the BBC that the European Tour is too easy.

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Sep 29th, 2019

England’s Matthew Southgate and Victor Perez of France take a two shot lead into the final round at the Old Course, St Andrews in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Perez shot his second 64 of the week at Kingsbarns Golf Links to move to twenty under and was joined at the top of the leaderboard by Southgate who birdied his final hole at St Andrews to card a 65.

Cleveland Frontline Range

Cleveland Frontline Range

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?

Smiling Cinderella steals hearts and title

Smiling Cinderella steals hearts and title

Aug 4th, 2019

As majors go, the AIG Women’s British Open was a classic.  Hinako Shibuno, the 20 year old Japanese rookie, who had never set foot in a tournament outside of her home country holed, in some style we might add, a 20ft putt on the 18th to secure the title. Just moments before Lizette Salas had missed a much shorter chance in front of an amazing crowd.

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

Jul 20th, 2019

As we sit and watch the various trials and tribulations of the players at the 148th Open, something pops up and immediately the whole team at GolfPunk are in total agreement, an event which I can assure you is as rare as rocking horse poop.  The chance to own a luxury residence at the Hamilton Grand one of the most iconic buildings located virtually on top of the 18th hole of the Old Course at St. Andrews and in time for the 150th Open in 2021.  The very definition of lovely stuff!

US Open Qualifier

US Open Qualifier

Jun 4th, 2019

The fourteen qualifiers from yesterday’s European U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying consisted of no fewer than ten different nationalities. South African Dean Burmester led the list of qualifiers with a total of 128, sixteen under par and four shots clear.

West Cliffs scales new heights

West Cliffs scales new heights

Mar 22nd, 2019

West Cliffs Golf Links has further enhanced its reputation as one of the leading lights of world golf after claiming a leading accolade in Golf Inc. magazine’s prestigious ‘2019 Golf Development of the Year’ awards.

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

Mar 1st, 2019

During 2018 saw the rise of all-inclusive golf holidays abroad, and GolfHolidaysDirect.com have listed the top all-inclusive golf holidays valid throughout 2019.

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Top selling all-inclusive golf holiday for just £399

Feb 28th, 2019

If you are already thinking ahead to playing golf abroad in 2019, here is a great all-inclusive golf holiday offer from Golf Holidays Direct for three nights at the Salgados Palm Village Suites in Portugal, with three Championship courses to enjoy. Knock yourselves out!

Li Haotong drops €100,000 in new rule controversy

Li Haotong drops €100,000 in new rule controversy

Jan 28th, 2019

We may still only be in January, but there has already been a major rules incident, which in this case has left Haotong Li €100,000 out of pocket. HIs fellow tour players have come out in condemnation.

The Melissa Reid story

The Melissa Reid story

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.

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

Lisbon Spring Breaks to put a smile on golfers's faces

Jan 23rd, 2019

Renowned for its outstanding mixture of history, culture and gastronomy, Lisbon also provides access to a plethora of first-class golf courses, and players can experience some of its finest this spring with ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s new stay-and-play breaks.

Melissa Reid comes out as gay

Melissa Reid comes out as gay

Jan 23rd, 2019

Solheim Cup star and six-time LET winner Mel Reid has come out as gay in an interview with Athlete Ally.

Melissa Reid: Swingin' Siren

Melissa Reid: Swingin' Siren

Jan 20th, 2019

Melissa Reid is every golfer’s dreamboat. Very pretty, and brilliant at golf. As she strikes a pose for our photographer, the whole room gasps.

Francesco Molinari wins

Francesco Molinari wins

Dec 17th, 2018

Francesco Molinari has won the World Sport Star of the Year at the BBC's Sports Personality show, and deservedly so after a remarkable 2018 season.

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Dec 10th, 2018

Discover Madeira, the consumer-facing brand of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, has launched a three-year marketing campaign designed to highlight the beautiful award-winning archipelago's growing reputation as an all-year-round golf destination.

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.

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Gastro Golf teams up with Lisbon Tourist Board

Nov 16th, 2018

Bespoke golf travel company Gastro Golf has joined forces with Turismo de Lisboa and Lisboa Golf Coast to promote a selection of tailor-made packages to play and stay at some of the best golf courses and resorts in and around Europe’s westernmost capital city through two separate media campaigns.

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

How players approach Final Qualifying at Q School

Nov 14th, 2018

It's Final Qualifying at the European Tour's Q School at Lumine on Spain's Costa Daurada. Career's are on the line, and it's properly brutal with six rounds of competition golf. Here's how the players prepare themselves for this awesome challenge.

Golf in Turkey with the Club Nobilis Experience

Golf in Turkey with the Club Nobilis Experience

Nov 8th, 2018

I’m packing my bag for Belek in Turkey, which is back on the rise as a leading golfing destination after three quiet years following the shooting down of a Russian fighter back in 2015.

Golf at ROBINSON Club Nobilis

Golf at ROBINSON Club Nobilis

Nov 1st, 2018

I am based at ROBINSON Club Nobilis in Belek, Turkey, for a few days of R&R, all-inclusive luxury living and golf. Here's how you can fill your golf boots.

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Oct 31st, 2018

1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!  

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Oct 5th, 2018

Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.

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.

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. 

A Life In The Day of Golf Channel's Alex O'Laughlin

A Life In The Day of Golf Channel's Alex O'Laughlin

Sep 22nd, 2018

Golf Channel presenter Alex O'Laughlin works hard for a living. But she knows how to have a good time while doing it. So here we are, A Day In The Life or is it A Life In The Day?... anyway, here it is...

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Sep 22nd, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.

Cobra launch new F-Max Superlite Irons and Hybrids

Cobra launch new F-Max Superlite Irons and Hybrids

Sep 18th, 2018

Building off the success of the original F-MAX irons which debuted in 2017, the 2018 F-MAX men’s and women’s Superlite irons and combo sets feature incredibly light-weight technologies and designs that provide more club speed, distance and easier launch than ever before.    

An Unexpected Gem - Golf in the Czech Republic

An Unexpected Gem - Golf in the Czech Republic

Sep 15th, 2018

What are the first things that come to mind when you think of the Czech Republic? While it’s not an area of Europe that I have spent a substantial period of time meditating upon, the image that immediately springs to mind is that of Pavel Nedved. 

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

Sep 14th, 2018

The home of one of Europe’s greatest Ryder Cup moments, the award-winning Belfry hotel and spa is set to welcome back a true golfing icon to its course next month. Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, will grace the iconic Brabazon Course once again on 24 September.

 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.

Lyndsey Vonn cheekily likes anti-Tiger Woods tweet

Lyndsey Vonn cheekily likes anti-Tiger Woods tweet

Aug 3rd, 2018

Could the Olympic Skiing Champion be the one to finally circle Tiger's square? Well, no, obviously, they broke up. But ever since Lindsey has been apparently supportive of Tiger's comeback. Last night, however, things seem to have changed...

Swingin Siren: Carolin Pinegger

Swingin Siren: Carolin Pinegger

Jul 25th, 2018

Carolin Pinegger is proving there is more to Austria than Sigmund Freud, Arnold Scharzenegger, blokes that start world wars and The Sound Of Music...

Unlimited luxury golf added

Unlimited luxury golf added

Jul 25th, 2018

Hotel Jardín Tropical in Tenerife has joined forces with one of the leading golf courses on the stunning island to offer a new unlimited golf package. 

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Jul 24th, 2018

Francesco Molinari withstood a final round challenge from playing partner Tiger Woods to win his first Major title at the 147th Open Championship with another world-class putting performance using his Bettinardi BBZero Tour putter.

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

Jul 13th, 2018

West Cliffs Golf Links may still be in its infancy but it has plenty to celebrate on its first birthday following a remarkable rise to fame that has seen the course establish itself as one of the world’s most exciting new venues – and on its way to becoming Portugal’s new number one.

The return of Natalie Gulbis

The return of Natalie Gulbis

Jul 5th, 2018

Natalie Gulbis is making another return to competitive golf, after successfully recovering from her fourth back surgery.

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Jul 2nd, 2018

Francesco Molinari produced a masterclass on the greens with his latest Bettinardi putter, holing more than 120 feet of putts during the final round to win his maiden PGA Tour title with an eight-shot victory at the Quicken Loans National.

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Jun 20th, 2018

Plans for a world class golf course which will give a major economic stimulus to the north of Scotland have been given the go-ahead after councillors reiterated their overwhelming support for the project today.

Swingin Siren Lily Muni He

Swingin Siren Lily Muni He

Jun 16th, 2018

Well, thanks to our Facebook followers we have identified our mystery Siren. Thanks to Robert Hughes, John Lahtinen, Jayson Demspey and Graeme Sinclair!

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Finca Cortesin tops list for customer service

Jun 4th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa's reputation as one of the finest resorts in the world has been further strengthened after being named Spain's ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club' in the Golfers' Choice Awards of 2018 by users of respected website Leadingcourses.com. 

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

The Nest at Pelican’s Landing

Jun 3rd, 2018

Flash back to 1985. The golf industry is on the rise and the real estate market in Florida is booming. As northerners reach retirement age, their mind is set upon moving to Florida and playing golf into their twilight years. All is good in the Sunshine State.

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Jun 1st, 2018

After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.

Second statutory body removes key objections to Coul Links golf development

Second statutory body removes key objections to Coul Links golf development

May 28th, 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has removed all but one of its objections to the proposed Coul Links Golf Development at Embo, near Dornoch. Along with the removal of all objections by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), this means there is virtually no statutory opposition to a major investment in jobs for an area facing tough economic conditions.

Prime Verdura resort impresses European Tour elite

Prime Verdura resort impresses European Tour elite

May 17th, 2018

Sicily's Verdura Resort has further established its place among the most beautiful golf destinations in the world, with 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open winner Joaquim Lagergren leading the plaudits for the multi-award-winning venue. 

Luxury living in Lulworth Cove

Luxury living in Lulworth Cove

Apr 18th, 2018

Here’s another amazing pad which would make the perfect base for playing golf in the Lulworth Cove area of Dorset. 

COUL LINKS PROGRESS AS SEPA OBJECTIONS REMOVED

COUL LINKS PROGRESS AS SEPA OBJECTIONS REMOVED

Mar 26th, 2018

The developers of a world class golf course have welcomed significant progress on their plans with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) removing its objections to the project.

Royal Mougin offers golf, glitz and glamour

Royal Mougin offers golf, glitz and glamour

Mar 26th, 2018

Golfers with a taste for the finer things in life can enjoy the many delights of the French Riviera when they stay at the exclusive Royal Mougins Golf Resort this spring.

Python and alligator battle it out

Python and alligator battle it out

Jan 17th, 2018

Playing golf in Florida continues to throw up surprises. Here’s an alligator and a Burmese python fighting it out on the fairway.

J.Lindeberg appoints first ever Creative Director

J.Lindeberg appoints first ever Creative Director

Dec 31st, 2017

J.Lindeberg has appointed Jens Werner as their first Creative Director, as the brand is embarking on its new forward direction, building on its sports fashion position, and uniting the design and creative processes under a single person for the first time.

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Golf travel – The Bad Little 9 – par 3 hell

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at some of our best read pieces of 2017, and this great story about Bob Parson's creation of his Bad Little Nine course from our travel section garnered a lot interest from you GolfPunks. Here it is to enjoy again. We've all imagined designing our own golf course..., well, I have anyway, but it's a stretch to think anyone could come up with anything like this. Welcome to The Bad Little Nine, a wild golf tapestry spread out over 1,000 yards in Scottsdale, Arizona.