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Georgia Hall MBE

Georgia Hall MBE

Jun 8th, 2019

Fantastic news that British Open champion Georgia Hall has been awarded an MBE at the age of 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the letter and it’s such an amazing honour and very cool to have that after my name,” the Bournemouth golfer said.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Bryson DeChambeau hits the jackpot in Vegas

Nov 6th, 2018

What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas… except when one of the PGA TOUR’s most buzzworthy players wins, with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies the first week he puts it in play.

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Aug 27th, 2018

COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Bryson DeChambeau wins for the second time this season, capturing a Win at The Northern Trust, the first of the FedExCup Playoff Events, catapulting him to the Number 1 position in the FedExCup Rankings.

Stolen airliner crashes near Chambers bay

Stolen airliner crashes near Chambers bay

Aug 12th, 2018

It has emerged that the commercial airline stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night crashed just outside of Chambers Bay golf course - the venue of the 2015 US Open.

All change at Chambers Bay

All change at Chambers Bay

Jul 15th, 2017

After Jordan Spieth was crowned champion at the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay, one think was abundantly clear. There would need to be changes to the course if it were ever to stage another major. And now those changes are in hand.

 Woods & Timberlake invest together

Woods & Timberlake invest together

Feb 19th, 2017

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has been around for over a decade, and is getting a big shot in the arm with two high profile investors – Woods and Timberland. 

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Feb 9th, 2017

Poor old Timbers. He's playing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro–Am, and was having a practice round at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, when he birdied the 27–yard par–3 seventh hole. But was that good enough to win the hole?

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

Feb 2nd, 2017

TNT is the new nickname for the three Belgian Bombers who are all teeing it up this week in Dubai at the Desert Classic. 

Justin Rose gets an MBE

Justin Rose gets an MBE

Jan 1st, 2017

Olympic gold medallist Justin Rose has been named in the Queen's New Year Honours list for 2017 after his success in Rio.

Remembering the King

Remembering the King

Dec 17th, 2016

Here’s a great little video from @TheOpen, the official Twitter account of The Open Championship. It’s a great tribute to Arnold Palmer – the King.

PlayMoreGolf's flexible membership

PlayMoreGolf's flexible membership

Dec 17th, 2016

PlayMoreGolf, the UK’s flexible membership network, has attracted more than 1,000 members to its network of 30 venues across the UK, since launching in February 2016. 

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Nov 1st, 2016

Goodwood Golf Club, one of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy, has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.

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.

Walk in the Park for Imbee

Walk in the Park for Imbee

Aug 20th, 2016

The Republic of Korea’s Inbee Park, New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and China’s Shanshan Feng are Olympic medalists.

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Jul 27th, 2016

That's all you need when you've just double bogeyed the 11th, some berk giving you a back hander... por old JT... 

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.

Bryson DeChambeau signs with Cobra Puma Golf

Bryson DeChambeau signs with Cobra Puma Golf

Apr 13th, 2016

We always knew he was going to turn pro this week, and there were clues with which company he would sign with. But it’s now been confirmed that Bryson DeChambeau has joined Cobra Puma Golf. Our new favourite golfer will be wearing Puma footwear and apparel and play Cobra equipment.

Muirfield vote to allow women members

Muirfield vote to allow women members

Feb 16th, 2016

It’s a bally disgrace. Muirfield is going to distribute ballots for members to vote on admitting women to the club for the first time ever. 

Who is Bryson DeChambeau?

Who is Bryson DeChambeau?

Jan 21st, 2016

Amateur Dechambeau is American Golf's Most Interesting Man. Today at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships it is he who leads. That’s right, an Amateur. Bryson DeChambeau currently leads the World Number One, Jordan Spieth, the European Number One, Rory McIlroy and other stellar names such as Henrik Stenson, Ricky Fowler and Martin Kaymer. 

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Jan 14th, 2016

Stevie G ‘Blackballed’ by prestigious Golf Club. Former Liverpool FC and England star, Steven Gerrard has had his application to join Hillside Golf Club snubbed according to reports. The club have rejected his application due to their fear that his off the pitch antics could damage their reputation. 

New Agent for DeChambeau

New Agent for DeChambeau

Jan 5th, 2016

We profiled Bryson DeChambeau over the weekend, and there’s already more news on him.

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Nov 21st, 2015

As we reported last month, members of Wentworth are up in arms at plans by its new Chinese owners to double their annual dues and levy a massive joining fee. Now's there's talk of a fight back and legal action from the members.

The GP Jukebox November

The GP Jukebox November

Oct 30th, 2015

The GP November Jukebox as chosen by the GP Crew including Golf Nurse Carly Booth and Roving Reporter Denise Van Outen. Tuck in, it's fabulous.

Rory McIlroy in numbers

Rory McIlroy in numbers

Oct 7th, 2015

Rory McIlroy has tweeted a couple of graphics made by Santander Spendlytics detailing his workouts for this year. He's put us all to shame. Here's how he keeps himself buff.

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 13th, 2019

Tiger Woods didn’t just win the 100th US Open at Pebble Beach in 2000 he totally obliterated the field. Tiger was so far out in front that If it had been a Formula One race Tiger he would have lapped the whole field several times.

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 13th, 2019

Tom Watson, a five time major winner, had often struggled at the US Open and coming in to the 1982 event he was not in great form. The US Open was the one he really wanted and to get it he was going to have to beat arguably the best ever golfer, Jack Nicklaus. He did it and will forever be remembered for ‘the shot’ on the par three 17th of the final day.

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 13th, 2019

When Graeme McDowell teed up at Pebble Beach in 2010 for the US Open golf championship, he had not previously won on the USPGA. However, he was a golfer in form having won the week before at the Celtic Manor Wales Open. 72 holes later and he stood on the final green sinking a short putt for the US Open title.

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 11th, 2019

The 72nd US Open was the first one to played at Pebble Beach in 1972. Jack Nicklaus would prevail even after shooting a two over par 74 in the final round to finish two over par for the championship. Nicklaus finished three shots clear of Bruce Crampton with Arnold Palmer a further shot back in third.

Michelle Wie eyes World Number 1 spot

Michelle Wie eyes World Number 1 spot

Feb 26th, 2019

Will Michelle Wie ever realise the great expectations placed at her golf shoes? Well, a rebuilt wrist and remodelled swing have her believing just that...

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Feb 2nd, 2019

Patrick Reed has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Masters Tournament victory last year. Or was it his sterling work in destabilising the USA Ryder Cup team in Paris...

 Golf in Abu Dhabi Produces a January to Remember

Golf in Abu Dhabi Produces a January to Remember

Feb 1st, 2019

Abu Dhabi was once again at the centre of the golfing world this January; as all eyes turned to the Middle East to watch some of the top golfers in the world descend onto some of the best-conditioned courses on the circuit.

PGA National Turkey eyes record numbers of golfers

PGA National Turkey eyes record numbers of golfers

Jan 30th, 2019

PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club is ready to enhance its position at the forefront of the European golf resort market, with latest figures revealing that golf bookings in 2019 are 15 per cent up on the same time last year.

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

Jan 11th, 2019

Three-time cancer survivor Nick Edmund has revealed plans to undertake two more marathon golf-walks during 2019 – just weeks after completing his second epic walk carrying a set of golf clubs on his back, this time around Scotland.

Belgian bombers  win the World Cup Of Golf

Belgian bombers win the World Cup Of Golf

Nov 26th, 2018

It really was Kaboom Town Central as Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf, valiantly holding off Mexico and hosts Australia in Melbourne.

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

Oct 11th, 2018

With the new World Handicapping System (WHS) to be introduced in 2020, Club Systems International's PSiTouch screen looks set to become a fixture in English clubhouses after the company was awarded ‘preferred partner' status by England Golf.

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Sep 7th, 2018

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, now has a waiting list of golfers under the age of 30 wishing to join as Associate Members for the first time in the club’s long history having reached its capacity of 120 Associate Members.

 More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

May 27th, 2018

VPAR (www.vpar.com) – the award-winning technology platform, has launched a new golf membership programme, Club VPAR, designed with flexibility in mind and to promote more golf in the UK. Think ClassPass for golf memberships.

Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1

Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1

May 14th, 2018

After eight tour victories in three years – including last year's PGA Championship – and six of them in the last 14 months, Justin Thomas finally displaced Dustin Johnson last night as the world's number one player.

Visitor numbers to the Costa Daurada set to soar

Visitor numbers to the Costa Daurada set to soar

Apr 24th, 2018

As the summer season approaches, international connections to Reus Airport have been increased to keep up with a growth in demand from golfers eager to experience golf on the Costa Daurada. 

KBS Shafts happy to play the numbers game

KBS Shafts happy to play the numbers game

Apr 3rd, 2018

Living up to its slogan of ‘Player Driven, Tour Proven,’ KBS is happy to let its numbers do the talking. A growing number of leading players seek out the ‘Red Label’ as a stamp of quality and more than 200 Tour players compete with KBS golf shafts around the world.

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Feb 15th, 2018

Our friends over at Big Max are feeling more than a but chuffed withh themselves, and rightly so, as their rental carts have been selected by US Open venue Chambers Bay no less.  

Deangate Ridge GC members fear golf club to be closed

Deangate Ridge GC members fear golf club to be closed

Feb 2nd, 2018

A GolfPunk reader has written to us fearing that his local municipal course, Deangate Ridge in Kent, is being closed in order to turn it into housing - setting a dangerous precedent for municipal golf courses. 

Come in number 264 your time is up

Come in number 264 your time is up

Nov 26th, 2017

They say that if you don't succeed at first, try, try harder. What they probably don't say is 'if you don't succeed after 263 attempts, you might as well give up!

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Outnumbered star working at American Golf

Nov 23rd, 2017

According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old  star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Cinderella Story: World number 837 wins BMW

Jun 26th, 2017

Golf. It just doesn't make sense does it? I mean, when you're languishing at World number 837, you don't really expect to be in the mix come Sunday at the prestigious BMW International tournament in Munich. And you certainly don't expect to win it.

Phil & Bones career in numbers

Phil & Bones career in numbers

Jun 22nd, 2017

They've been together nearly 25 years. And to commemorate their split and celebrate the good times, KPMG have come up with this neat round up of events...

Golf club members stunned

Golf club members stunned

Jun 21st, 2017

Members of Westhoughton Golf Club, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, were amazed when a pilot landed his Steen Skybolt sports bi–plane on the 14th hole's 356–yard par–4 fairway.

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Phil Mickelson ranked number 5

Jun 2nd, 2017

Phil Mickelson has been ranked number 5 on ESPN's list of the top 100 most popular athletes, with golfers accounting for 11 of the athletes on the list.      

Free junior membership campaign

Free junior membership campaign

May 10th, 2017

As part of its on–going commitment to increase golf participation, MacDonald Hotel and Resorts has launched a campaign to provide children with the opportunity to become a junior member, free of charge. 

Stoke Park Members get first taste

Stoke Park Members get first taste

Mar 13th, 2017

The patience of Stoke Parks members will be rewarded on April 21, when they will be have the first experience of the venue's renovated and reopened Alison Course (holes 10-18).

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Jan 25th, 2017

Lorks a Lordy, as if there weren't more pressing matters at hand, Muirfield are in the news again as they announce they will have yet another vote on whether to go berserk and allow females to be admitted to their club.

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Jan 17th, 2017

As Bart Simpson said: "The ironing is delicious". He meant to say 'irony', of course. The ironing is not quite so delicious for out-going President of the United States Barack Obama, whose application to join Woodmont GC has created a veritable whoopsie storm.

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.

The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

Sep 29th, 2016

‘The Numbers Game’. Hear from golf data analyst Mark Broadie, and captains Davis Love III and Darren Clarke on the critical role data analysis will play in the Ryder Cup.

Imbecile does ‘doughnuts’ on a green

Imbecile does ‘doughnuts’ on a green

Aug 22nd, 2016

An imbecile on a vehicle tore through the first green at a western Minnesota golf course, leaving behind “doughnut” tread marks and substantial damage.

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

Jul 14th, 2016

At just 20-years old, Charley Hull will be the youngest member of the Great Britain golf team for the Rio Olympics, and will complete with Catriona Matthews for women’s Olympic Gold.

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Jul 1st, 2016

The big day has arrived for the members of Royal Troon. The special meeting that was announced two weeks ago in the light of the appalling vote at Muirfield will go ahead tonight. And we are praying for a resounding YES.

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.