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Luke Donald extends with Mizuno

Luke Donald extends with Mizuno

Feb 3rd, 2017

Mizuno and Luke Donald have announced that one of the longest standing equipment relationships in golf has been extended.

Luke Donald designs his first course in Vietnam

Luke Donald designs his first course in Vietnam

Mar 27th, 2016

Luke Donald has designed his first ever golf course, and it is called Ba Na Hills Golf Course. The course lies at the foot of a mountain range, and is half an hour from Danang, Vietnam’s fourth largest city. Here's what Luke has been up to.

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Feb 3rd, 2016

Luke Donald show's how to improve your short game by hitting a low spinning pitch like the pro's. You know the one, the shot that gets all the ooh's and aahs when you watch the proffesionals up close at a tour event.

Luke Donald almost quit golf

Luke Donald almost quit golf

Jan 10th, 2016

Luke Donald thought seriously about leaving professional golf last May after a crisis of confidence and a terrible slump in form, according to an interview with the Sunday Telegraph. But he’s now on the way back.

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Nov 16th, 2015

Luke Donald is a former World number One, so he is obviously really good at golf, yet he's also pretty relatable to the average golfer. He isn't super human, and he doesn't bomb it a million miles off the tee.

Luke Donald on tough Par 3's

Luke Donald on tough Par 3's

Nov 9th, 2015

Luke Donald takes the safety first approach on a long par three. Think about the safe bailout rather than going for the pin, and you'll make par more often than not. At worse you'll cut down on any potential big scores.    

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Oct 27th, 2015

To save par, sometimes you have to gamble. While it doesn't always work playing a shot under the trees is sometimes the only way to save a par. Luke Donald shows you how to save par from one of the trickiest spots on the golf course.

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Oct 20th, 2015

After an incredibly successful return to the European Tour circuit this year it has been announced that Luke Donald will be the next famed English Golfer to host the British Masters and next year they are heading to the Grove in Hertfordshire.

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Oct 13th, 2015

Former World Number 1 Luke Donald is known for his ridiculously good short game. Here he is using the latest Mizuno S5 wedges, to show you that there's more than one way to pitch the ball close to the hole.  

Donald and Wood wow

Donald and Wood wow

May 31st, 2017

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club members were treated to an exhibition of world–class golf as two of England’s top Tour players took on the JH Taylor course in front of a packed crowd during the week of the BMW PGA Championship.

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Oct 9th, 2015

John McLaren, Luke Donald’s caddie for the past six years, has “surprised” Donald by announcing that he is moving on.

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Apr 22nd, 2017

The story of the day was undoubtedly Ian Poulter losing his PGA Tour card after missing the cut at the Valero Texas Open, but at the other end of the leaderboard, Bud Cauley and Tony Finau took the lead heading into the weekend. 

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Apr 16th, 2017

Jason Dufner will enter the final round of the RBC Heritage with a one–shot-lead over Graham DeLaet after firing a third round 65 (–6) at Harbour Town Golf Links. 

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Apr 15th, 2017

Ian Poulter is in the hunt for his first professional victory in over four years after shooting a three–under par round of 68 at Harbour Town Golf Links, trailing leaders Graham DeLaet and Luke Donald.

RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Preview

RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Preview

Apr 11th, 2017

Not many things will top last week’s Masters. Passion, determination, drama – it really did have it all, resulting in a champion that no one could surely begrudge. But somehow, we need to move on from last week’s events. And here comes the RBC Heritage!!

Close House to be British Masters Home

Close House to be British Masters Home

Oct 17th, 2016

According to a rogue tweet by Sky Sports Commentator Ewen Murray, Close House will host the 2017 British Masters, with Lee Westwood as host. 

Castle Stuart and why we absolutely love it

Castle Stuart and why we absolutely love it

Jul 8th, 2016

Castle Stuart is hosting the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open for the fourth time it, and we were invited up to try out the experience and see how the course was shaping up.

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Danny Willett set for Olympics

Jul 5th, 2016

Danny Willett spent the day looking dapper at Wimbledon in his green jacket, and seemed to confirm his participation in the Olympics this summer. 

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

Jun 3rd, 2016

We've all been there: Stood over a 20 yard chip or a 60 yard pitch and you're terrified. It just all feels.. weird somehow... Imagine what it's like if you're a tour pro and you rely on making chips & pitches for a living?

The Golf Spiv calls the Valero Texas Open

The Golf Spiv calls the Valero Texas Open

Apr 20th, 2016

The PGA Tour heads to Texas for the Valero Texas Open and the first thing we notice is that the big three won’t be playing. This has opened up the market considerably......

RBC Heritage Day 3 highlights

RBC Heritage Day 3 highlights

Apr 17th, 2016

Here are the day three highlights from the RBC Heritage. Luke Donald now leads by a single shot over Jason Kokrak. 

JD tees it up with Donald

JD tees it up with Donald

Aug 14th, 2019

Not one to avoid courting controversy the big man JD met up with the president of the US of A for a round of golf at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Decked out in a natty pair of American flag shorts and a blue golf shirt Daly took to the links with Donald Trump and tweeted about the experience after the game.

Donald Trump's golf habit costing the US taxpayer dear

Donald Trump's golf habit costing the US taxpayer dear

Jan 20th, 2018

President Donald Trump's flights to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey have cost taxpayers $15,994 per hour, and his recent flights have totaled over $3 million dollars. But that does not even take into account trips he made in the first six months of his presidency.

Donald Trump gets to build his wall at Irish golf course

Donald Trump gets to build his wall at Irish golf course

Dec 22nd, 2017

Well, he said he wanted to build a wall and now he can after Ireland gave the green light for the Prez to build a scaled-down seawall at Doonbeg in the west of Ireland, a move that environmental groups claim could damage protected wildlife habitats.

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Nov 24th, 2017

Donald Trump has taken to favoured social media platform, Twitter, to share his plans for Black Friday. And yes it does include a spot of golf - with a certain Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson.

Win a round of golf with Donald Trump

Win a round of golf with Donald Trump

Aug 5th, 2017

Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci had a cunning plan for an online lottery to play golf with The Trump, just before he got his marching orders.

Jamie Donaldson signs with PUMA Golf

Jamie Donaldson signs with PUMA Golf

May 31st, 2017

PUMA Golf has today announced the signing of European Tour Player Jamie Donaldson on an apparel, belt and trouser deal with immediate effect. 

Donald Trump quick to get back on the golf course

Donald Trump quick to get back on the golf course

Feb 6th, 2017

The big question on everyone's lips this last 15 days since Donald Trump took office and started throwing around Executive Orders like confetti is, of course, when will Trumper capitulate on his promise and get back on the golf course?

Gleneagles change Jamie Donaldson shot marker

Gleneagles change Jamie Donaldson shot marker

Oct 6th, 2016

To mark Jamie Donaldson’s 146-yard wedge to within a foot of the flag, the Welshman was invited to unveil a commemorative plaque on the 15th fairway of the PGA Centenary Course. Now it is to be moved. Here's why.

Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones

Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones

Oct 2nd, 2016

When Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes opened for play in 2005, Trump would stop by infrequently, but when he did he only wanted pretty women serving him, according to a lawsuit.

Donald Trump’s Doral fined $300,000

Donald Trump’s Doral fined $300,000

Aug 24th, 2016

A local paint store near Trump National Doral has been suing the course for unpaid bills relating to the restoration of the Blue Monster. And a circuit court judge has ordered his company to pay $300,000 in lawyer’s fees.

Donald Trump: The $6 Million Law Suit Man

Donald Trump: The $6 Million Law Suit Man

Aug 17th, 2016

What do you do when your golf club gets bought by someone and they immediately renege on a condition implemented by the previous owners to underwrite the members' initiation fees in the result of new ownership? You ask for your money back right?

It's Luke Sport 5th Annual Golf Bash

It's Luke Sport 5th Annual Golf Bash

Jul 27th, 2016

Friday 22nd July marked Luke Sport’s 5th annual Golf Day in association with the John Hartson Foundation, a fantastic charity that runs the ‘Grab Life by The Balls’ campaign. These guys know how to throw a proper golf party!

One in the eye for Donald Trump

One in the eye for Donald Trump

Jul 21st, 2016

Sweden's Vattenfall will invest 3 billion Swedish crowns (£264.4 million) in a Scottish offshore wind farm that Donald Trump tried to stop being built near his luxury golf course in Scotland. So it's one in the eye for the Trump.

PGA Tour Pros love Donald Trump

PGA Tour Pros love Donald Trump

May 5th, 2016

Sports Illustrated have conducted an anonymous poll of 150 PGA Tour players and made the staggering doscovery that wealthy golfers are more interested in putting tax concessions first and the rest of the country last...

Grandmother charged with urinating at Donald Trump Course

Grandmother charged with urinating at Donald Trump Course

Apr 18th, 2016

Police in Scotland has been accused of acting as Donald Trump’s private security force after charging a 61-year-old grandmother with allegedly urinating amongst the dunes at the would be US president’s golf resort in Aberdeenshire.

Donald Trump In Talks Sense Shocker

Donald Trump In Talks Sense Shocker

Apr 15th, 2016

It’s very rare that Donald Trump says anything worth listening to. The mouthiest man in US politics, a wind bag of the highest order and purveyor of fine golf courses. But just once amidst all of the baloney, whilst campaigning in New York he says something that just about sums up the Masters.

Donald Trump loses out

Donald Trump loses out

Feb 2nd, 2016

Fresh off a humbling defeat in the Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump has also lost out on the legendary Great White Course at Doral.

Donald Trumped Yet Again

Donald Trumped Yet Again

Dec 16th, 2015

The Donald has been Trumped again, this time by the Scottish legal system. In a week where his name has gone up and down like a yoyo on middle eastern billboards, this time he has lost a case against a wind farm being built off the cost of Aberdeenshire in view of his Trump International Golf Links.

Donald Trumps Spectator

Donald Trumps Spectator

Aug 3rd, 2015

For someone who’s worth four BILLLION dollars, you’d think Donald Trump would be able to get his own cash out. Think again. 

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.

Watch Jamie Donaldson's ace in South Africa

Watch Jamie Donaldson's ace in South Africa

Jan 12th, 2018

Did you know that this tournament is the second oldest Open championship in the world, having first been formally played in 1903? No? well, now you do. Check out Donaldson's ace and Southgate's incredible wedge shot from South African Open, as Grace makes three eagles in the first round.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reinforces its status

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reinforces its status

Dec 8th, 2017

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, has further reinforced its status as one of the UK’s leading networks of golf venues as Golf World magazine publishes its first ranking of the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the UK and Ireland. 

MacDonald Cardrona Hotel invests

MacDonald Cardrona Hotel invests

Aug 25th, 2017

MacDonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, Peebles, near Edinburgh, has completed a series of important renovations to its award–winning, Dave Thomas–designed, championship golf course.   

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson confirmed

Aug 3rd, 2017

The man who sealed Ryder Cup victory for Europe in 2014, Jamie Donaldson is the latest golfing star to be announced for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. .

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Feb 6th, 2017

Actor Luke Wilson has starred in such corkers as Anchorman, The Royal Tenenbaums, Entourage and Charlie's Angels opposite the likes of Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore. But the only birds he's interested in...

Donald Trump wants to build another wall

Donald Trump wants to build another wall

May 25th, 2016

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, but this time it is not keep out floods of Mexicans, and he might even have to pay for it himself! Here’s his plan for Doonbeg.

Bojo golfing for Brexit?

Bojo golfing for Brexit?

Aug 18th, 2019

Reports indicate our erstwhile Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, has been learning to develop his golf game as part of a strategy to help him secure a trade deal with the US and presumably other nations headed by golf addicted leaders.

Who knew BoJo was a swinger?

Who knew BoJo was a swinger?

Jul 24th, 2019

On the day that The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP becomes the First Lord of the Treasury, or otherwise known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, GolfPunk ponders the key issues of the day.

How Turnberry was essential during the Wars

How Turnberry was essential during the Wars

Nov 24th, 2018

Turnberry has had some dramatic changes over the years so it's worth taking a quick glance back in history. We soon discover that Turnberry is no stranger to change... PLUS: The Turnberry Opens in pictures. And captions...

Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Trump to tee it up with Kim Jong Un

Jun 7th, 2018

Whatever you think about POTUS Donald Trump, you cannot question his ability to slot in a round of golf, and now there is talk that he wants to tee it up with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un during their planned Singapore summit. 

 Shots fired at Trump’s Doral golf resort

Shots fired at Trump’s Doral golf resort

May 19th, 2018

Shots were exchanged by a gunman and police in the main lobby at Trump’s Doral resort on Friday morning, with the gunman coming off worse as he was shot and wounded by police.

Irn Bru gate

Irn Bru gate

May 13th, 2018

Irn Bru has been banned from POTUS Donald Trump’s Turnberry resort, because they are claiming it stains the expensive carpets. And this news has not been well recieved in Scotland.

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Oct 19th, 2017

President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.

Trump tweets video of his golf ball hitting Clinton

Trump tweets video of his golf ball hitting Clinton

Sep 18th, 2017

So what if we've got flood and hurricane disasters, North Korea edging us closer to conflict and general worldwide secutiry threats, the President of the United States has got better things ot worry about, like how to continue his feud with ex-Presidential rival Hilary Clinton. Nice one, Trumper...

Trump's golf clubs a haven for lobbysists

Trump's golf clubs a haven for lobbysists

Sep 7th, 2017

You may have to sit down for this announcement... scores of lobbyists, contractors and others who make their living influencing the government, pay President Trump’s companies for membership in his private golf clubs, a status that can put them in close contact with the president...

Carly Booth's Presidential new fan

Carly Booth's Presidential new fan

Jul 24th, 2017

Donald Trump makes a lot of noise on Twitter, but he doesn't listen to many other people. He does now listen to Carly Booth however...

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Scottish Open pairings & tee times

Jul 12th, 2017

Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, and the supergroups to watch out for.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

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.

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Boost for Stephen Gallacher Foundation

Jun 29th, 2017

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has further strengthened its support of junior golf participation, with the introduction of its latest charitable initiative that aims to raise more than £50,000 for the Stephen Gallacher Foundation.