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Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Apr 19th, 2017

Lydia Ko finished T2 at the Lotte Championship this weekend, but that didn’t stop her from firing her caddy Gary Matthews. And she’s got some serious form in this department. 

PXG Launch Lydia Ko Bat Attack Putter

PXG Launch Lydia Ko Bat Attack Putter

Apr 11th, 2017

When you're the world number one, it's no surprise that your club manufacturer will make you exactly what you want. In this case PXG have made Lydia Ko the putter of her dreams with the new Bat Attack.

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Mar 11th, 2017

Here's a rather cute ad with Lydia Ko playing golf in her garden. It's to support the New Zealand Women's Open, which is being literally being played in her backgarden, so it's a nice idea and well–executed. 

Lydia Ko signs with Mckayson

Lydia Ko signs with Mckayson

Jan 9th, 2017

Mckayson, the newly launched golfwear brand of MCS Sports Co., Ltd has signed a three–year clothing sponsorship deal with world No. 1 Lydia Ko.

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

World Number 1 Lydia Ko signs for Ecco

Jan 4th, 2017

World Number 1 Lydia Ko has joined Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Peter Hanson, Thomas Bjørn, Minjee Lee, Caroline Masson, Gerina Piller as an ambassador for Ecco.

Lydia Ko signs for PXG

Lydia Ko signs for PXG

Jan 3rd, 2017

World No.1 Lydia Ko has signed with PXG in another show of strength from the innovative, premum, challenger brand. 

 Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Slow start for Gold medal favourite Lydia Ko

Aug 18th, 2016

Olympic Golf medal favourite Lydia Ko got off to a slow start in her first round at the Olympics, and needed a par save on her first hole when her opening tee shot went into a bunker.

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Feb 14th, 2016

Lydia Ko didn’t let the small matter of an earthquake get in the way of her winning the New Zealand Women’s Open, her third victory at the event in four years. We guess that’s why she is the world’s number one woman golfer.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Sep 13th, 2015

Boom: New Zealand's Lydia Ko has become the youngest ever winner of a major, winning the Evian Championship. Lydia was 18 years and four months old when she bagged the victory yesterday, six months younger than the previous holder of that record, Morgan Pressel.

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Oct 18th, 2015

Swingin’ Siren Lexi Thompson got the job done, winning the LPGA’s Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Still only 20, it’s Lexi’s sixth win on tour, and second this season, she’s really pushed on since her GolfPunk photoshoot. 

Time for the women’s majors

Time for the women’s majors

Jul 25th, 2019

The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

Lexi leads at Kingsmill

May 21st, 2017

Lexi has a three shot lead going onto the final round of the Kingsmill Championship after a -2 round of 69 at the River Course, Kingsmill Resort, in Virginia.

Michelle Wie takes the lead

Michelle Wie takes the lead

Mar 4th, 2017

Michelle Wie has moved into an ideal position to record her first victory in almost three years when she shot a five–under par 67 to open up a two–shot lead at the HSBC Women's Champions on moving day.

PXG sign Pat Perez

PXG sign Pat Perez

Feb 27th, 2017

PXG has announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Pat Perez.

Amy Boulden's Challenge fades

Amy Boulden's Challenge fades

Feb 19th, 2017

Wales' Amy Boulden finished T21 as world number six Jang Ha–Na of Korea won the Women's Australian Open by three shots in Adelaide.

World's Top Ten lady golfers are heading to Singapore

World's Top Ten lady golfers are heading to Singapore

Feb 6th, 2017

The world’s top-–ten ranked female golfers will be heading to Singapore to compete in the 10th edition of the HSBC Women’s Champions which will be staged on the New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club, from 2–5 March this year.

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Nov 20th, 2016

Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Jun 13th, 2016

She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!

Lexi Leads at ANA Inspiration

Lexi Leads at ANA Inspiration

Apr 3rd, 2016

Lexi takes one shot lead going into the final round of the ANA Inspiration, but some quality players are within striking distance. 

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Nov 23rd, 2015

From Danny Willet inviting us round his house to getting wiped out by 'the lurgy', what's 'Helped GolfPunk's Gravy' and 'Bunched Arse' this week...

Ricoh Wrap Up

Ricoh Wrap Up

Aug 2nd, 2015

A scintillating last day at the Ricoh Women's British Open saw Inbee Park triumph over the Ailsa course  at Turnberry. Her final round 65 was a joint course record.

Ricoh Wrap Day 2

Ricoh Wrap Day 2

Aug 1st, 2015

Stormy conditions at Turnberry led to a +5 cut yesterday. At the other end of the leaderboard, Suzann Pettersen shot a three-under-par 69 to take a two-stroke lead at -7 in the Women's British Open. 

Now Kostis calls out Reed

Now Kostis calls out Reed

Feb 20th, 2020

We thought Brooks Koepka had rather put the boot into Patrick Reed with his comments about building sandcastles but ex-CBS golf commentator Peter Kostis went even further this week inferring that Reed was a serial cheat.

Koepka joins in on Reed saga

Koepka joins in on Reed saga

Feb 19th, 2020

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the bunker, or waste area, the Patrick Reed saga pops its nose out again. This time its the world number two Brooks Koepka giving his two pennyworth and he, as usual, does not pull any punches. Koepka described Reed’s actions as “building sandcastles in the sand.”

Teenager Hill beats Koepka

Teenager Hill beats Koepka

Jan 15th, 2020

English prodigy Josh Hill warmed up for his European Tour debut in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Thursday by taking on world No 1 Brooks Koepka in a friendly match – a match the youngster won!

Brooks Koepka Player of the Year

Brooks Koepka Player of the Year

Jan 9th, 2020

With all due respect to Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods et al we think the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) were spot on in voting for Brooks Koepka as Player of the Year for 2019. Koepka’s performance at the four majors was undeniable impressive – to win one, finish second in two and tie fourth in the other is quite some feat.

Ko takes Player of Year

Ko takes Player of Year

Jan 9th, 2020

World number one, Jin Young Ko was the runaway winner of the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) Female Player of the Year. The South Korean star was the overwhelming choice with Nelly Korda way back in second place.

Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Aug 26th, 2019

World number one, Jin Young Ko, walked arm in arm up to the 18th green at the CP Women’s Open yesterday with defending champion and local girl Brooke Henderson, as she cruised to a five shot lead over her nearest rival, Denmark’s Nicole Broch Larsen, to confirm that she is in her class of her own on the LPGA Tour this year.

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

Jul 28th, 2019

South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim holds a one-shot lead over compatriot Sung Hyun Park heading into day four of the Evian Championship.  Indeed, Kim has no shortage of company from home as five of the top six players are from South Korea with the only interloper being Shanshan Feng of China.

Koepka will make history

Koepka will make history

Jun 16th, 2019

I just placed a bet on the US Open. I got odds of just shy of 6/1 on one Mr Brooks Koepka. My heart is with Justin Rose and, if his amazing short game continues, he may well win but my head says that Koepka will come through to make history.

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

May 20th, 2019

How do you come back from blowing a seven shot lead in a major? Well, fortunately for Brooks Koepka it is a question that he will not have to answer. Staring down the barrel of the gun and the biggest collapse in golf major history, Koepka dug deep, held his nerve and took the title. 

Koepka on Fire

Koepka on Fire

May 17th, 2019

The crowds were out on mass to watch Tiger slay the beast, that is Bethpage Black, but it was his playing partner and holder Brooks Koepka who showed how it was done. Koepka’s course record, bogey free, seven under 63 was as unexpected as it was impressive. This is Bethpage Black after all where par is considered a good score.

Brookes Koepka wins CJ Cup

Brookes Koepka wins CJ Cup

Oct 22nd, 2018

Brooks Koepka won the CJ Cup at Jeju Island in South Korea and with it the World No.1 ranking for the first time ever.

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Jim Furyk confirms Koepka & Johnson dust up

Oct 9th, 2018

Did they, didn't they? You may well be past caring but, for what it's worth, USA team captain Jim Furyk has confirmed there was an altercation between Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in the wake of their Ryder Cup defeat to Europe.

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

Oct 3rd, 2018

Blimey, this thing just won't go away. Now – despite Koepka refuting there was an altercation between him and DJ, it's alleged that the two also had to be separated on the plane over to Paris a week earlier. Jim Furyk was embarrassed, and now we are hearing that the WAGS were involved...

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Brooks Koepka & Patrick Reed, golf's odd couple

Oct 2nd, 2018

Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed. Quite the odd couple. Super talented. Serial winners. They should be all-American heroes. But they’re not. For some reason, no one really ‘gets' them. 

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Sep 14th, 2018

Brooks Koepka will make his return to the European Tour next month as the three-times Major winner is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.  

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances. 

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Brooks Koepka leads in Shanghai

Oct 26th, 2017

Brooks Koepka shot an eight-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Jun 21st, 2017

It was a good weekend for Northern Ireland’s Ricky Elliott, Brooks Koepka’s bagman at the 117th US Open. But what of his plans for his winnings??

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Jun 19th, 2017

Ryder Cup star and all-American duderino Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Brooks Koepka's new squeeze

Jun 19th, 2017

Jena Sims is Brooks Koepka’s new squeeze, but Fox Sport’s Joe Buck is not yet up with the programme.

Brooks Koepka breaks club in two

Brooks Koepka breaks club in two

Feb 25th, 2017

Brooks Koepka was having a frustrating day of it at the Honda Classic yesterday. He may be the 10th longest driver on the PGA Tour so far this season, but that didn't mean he was having it all his way at his hometwon event. Far from it. 

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

Nov 15th, 2016

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

Nov 6th, 2016

It seems that the golf prank carried out by two Australians, when they gate crashed North Korea's World Cup Of Golf tournament, has not been received with the level of humour they might have hoped.

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Oct 14th, 2016

Sandy Lyle shot a final round of 71 to back up a three under par 67 to beat the defending champion, and Norfolk Club professional, Andrew Marshall.

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Oct 2nd, 2016

Hazeltine's par-4 5th hole has seen its fair share of drama this week. But nothing could prepare us for Brooks Koepka's tee shot which ended up in Thomas Pieters' dad's back pack!

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Hong Kong Golfing Billionaire

Dec 21st, 2015

Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, has just had back surgery after scuppering himself playing golf.

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Nov 10th, 2015

It's go time again. We bring you the tee times and pairings for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which is in Mexico if you didn't know.

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Justin Rose slips in to win Hong kong Open

Oct 25th, 2015

Hong Kong Open serves up a tense and dramatic final day. Justin Rose and Luca Bjerregaard went in to Sunday tied for the lead with Patrick Reed eyeing up a big move...

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

David vs Goliath in Hong Kong

Oct 24th, 2015

The leading group going into the weekend in Hong Kong saw a David and Goliath type match up. The Dane, Bjerregaard took the money with a 63, one shot better than Englishman Rose. They both go into the final day of the final full field tournament of the 2015 European Tour schedule, sharing the lead at 14-under.

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Rose & Poulter flying high in Hong Kong

Oct 23rd, 2015

Invitee Dustin Johnson looks set to miss the cut after bogeying his last hole to finish +1 and one shot the wrong side of the weekend. You can't imagine this will go down well with the hosts but at least Dusty & Paulina will get to sample the delights of Hong Kong.

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Stellar Field at the Hong Kong Open

Oct 21st, 2015

Blimey, the Hong Kong Open has got a better field than the Shriners this week. Here's the low down, plus selected tee times and a chance to tyake a tour of three-time major winner Padraig Harington's man cave!

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

Oct 10th, 2015

25,000 fans pour through the gates every day for the Presidents Cup in South Korea. But there is something slightly disconcerting about the noises they do and don't make...

Jin-Young Ko's 17 year old caddie

Jin-Young Ko's 17 year old caddie

Aug 2nd, 2015

Cinderella Story!! When 20 year-old Korean Jin-Young Ko turned up for the Ricoh Women's British Open last wek, she didn't have a caddie, so she asked around and the name of Jeff Brighton, a 17 year old local caddie was put forward. And now the young fella has earned just shy of £20,000 (10% of the winner's cheque) with Jin-Young's second place finish.

Kooch is at it again

Kooch is at it again

May 31st, 2019

To hit a drive that bounces on the fairway and runs in to a divot is bad enough but if it runs in to an old pitch mark that really tries one’s patience. You curse your luck and play the ball as best you can – right? Not the Kooch who decided to try and invent a whole new sub rule!

Good Lord, it's Brooks Koepka's bottom...

Good Lord, it's Brooks Koepka's bottom...

Jan 24th, 2019

If you're just about to tuck into your lunch or dinner, you might want to look at this later... Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson were on holiday in the Maldives recently with fellow PGA pro Brooks Koepka and his girlfriend, Jena Sims. Someone mentioned "Sun's out" and the next thing you know...

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Oct 29th, 2018

Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Aug 13th, 2018

Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

On The Golf Road with golf nut Kooky Ken

Aug 6th, 2018

Kooky Ken, as she likes to call herself, is according to her Instagram bio, a Filipina in Las Vegas. And a makeup artist. And a model. And a golfer. In the making...

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Oct 21st, 2017

Normally when you're facing a yardage of this type (which has a blind second shot no matter how well you hit your drive), you're content to slide one down there 300 or so yards and see what happens. Or you can do this...

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

On the golf course with Kooky Ken

Oct 16th, 2017

Kooky Ken describes herself as a Las Vegas Surrenderer. No idea what that means. Maybe it means she just turns up at the casino and hands over the cash without doing any actual gambling. Cut out the middle man. 

Parkour meets golf

Parkour meets golf

May 26th, 2017

Here's a great little video that the European Tour have released for the BMW PGA Championship. It's Parkour golf as Thomas Pieters' playing partner takes extreme measures to make his tee time. 

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Pyecombe golfers win National Foursomes knockout

Oct 28th, 2016

Pyecombe Golf Club’s Matt Harper and Andy Barnes were crowned Champions of the Daily Mail sponsored National Foursomes Knockout competition, regarded as the greatest amateur golfing event in the world with more than 190,000 players competing in their Club qualifying rounds.  The event has been running since 1986.

It's the hickory golf challenge

It's the hickory golf challenge

Sep 4th, 2016

It's the hickory golf challenge, starring Danny Willett, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Paolo Quirici and Lee Westwood. Take it away chaps.

The Lefty Challenge gathers momentum

The Lefty Challenge gathers momentum

Mar 21st, 2020

I must say as a lefty I am in awe of these young pros who seem to be able to switch around and bomb the ball, playing left-handed. It is well known that lefty-in-chief Phil Mickelson is very handy playing right-handed, but it seems a couple of the world's best can switch round with ease and bomb it!

Reed is Captain Oblivious

Reed is Captain Oblivious

Mar 2nd, 2020

David Feherty didn’t hold back in a recent interview for Sports Illustrated when asked about Patrick Reed. Feherty reckons that Reed should be known as "Captain Oblivious" given his response to the furore that has followed since his infamous rules infringement.

McIlroy to return to number one

McIlroy to return to number one

Feb 3rd, 2020

Due to the vagaries of the world ranking system, Rory Mcilroy is set to grab the top spot from Brooks Koepka. Neither player is playing this week’s  AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am which means when the hard sums are crunched next Monday McIlroy will regain World Number One for the first time since 2015.

Brooks gets a lesson

Brooks gets a lesson

Jan 23rd, 2020

Look out Claude Harmon you could soon be out of a job. A six-year-old hilariously analysed Brooks Koepka’s swing during last week’s the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Apparently, Brooks dips a  bit during his swing and he should know which way the wind is blowing!

DeChambeau was right about new game

DeChambeau was right about new game

Jan 17th, 2020

Bryson DeChambeau has been making much of his new physique ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Apparently, he has better Abs than Brooks Koepka and he will be playing even faster now as he will be bombing the drives. He may be right about the speed of play this weekend though as he missed the cut!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 13th, 2020

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.

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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Nov 18th, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.

One Ball Rule costs Pro 8 shots

One Ball Rule costs Pro 8 shots

Nov 17th, 2019

In a week where there has been much discussion about the Billy Mayfair affair Russell Henly has reminded us all that the vast majority of tour players are honourable golfers. On dishing out signed golf balls to fans after finishing his second round at the Mayakoba Golf Classic Henly realised he had violated the One Ball rule and called an eight shot  penalty on himself.

Bio Kim has suspension reduced

Bio Kim has suspension reduced

Oct 26th, 2019

Bio Kim has had a busy few weeks.  Starting the month by giving the finger to a member of the crowd at the Daegu–Gyeongbuk Open, he won the event before being given a £6,500 fine and an unbelievably harsh three-year suspension. Luckily, the Korean Professional Golfers' Association have seen sense and reduced that ban to one year following a meeting between the Tour's board of directors.

The most expensive finger in golf?

The most expensive finger in golf?

Oct 2nd, 2019

Poor old Bio Kim. The Korean who is leading the money list on the Korean tour, has been handed a three-year suspension for raising his middle finger at members of the crowd at the weekend. This seems a rather harsh punishment and will cost the young man a lot of dosh.