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Man who fought of alligator with putter

Man who fought of alligator with putter

Mar 3rd, 2017

Tony Aarts nearly lost his life to a 10–foot alligator while he played golf at his Fort Myers, Fla. club but fought off the alligator with his Cleveland putter. And now he's been rewarded with a new putter and wedges.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Feb 10th, 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. 

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Feb 3rd, 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. 

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 27th, 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. It was certainly a great day for the folk down under yesterday!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 20th, 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.

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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Dec 2nd, 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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Aug 5th, 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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jul 29th, 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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jul 8th, 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.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jun 10th, 2019

Welcome to GP’s round up of all golfing related activity from the weekend.  It’s everything you need to know in a bite sized format, so strap yourself in and here we go!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jun 3rd, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend. Patrick Cantlay taking the memorial and more...

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

Apr 25th, 2019

It was an early alarm for the final day of the Stena Line Media Masters 2019. As we stumbled down to another fine breakfast at the Druids Glen Hotel thoughts turned to the eight singles matches which were to take place at Powerscourt Golf Club. I had heard great reports of the courses at Powerscourt and so was looking forward to another great test of golf. I was not to be disappointed.

Team TaylorMade's Kurt Kitayama secures Oman Open victory

Team TaylorMade's Kurt Kitayama secures Oman Open victory

Mar 3rd, 2019

Kurt Kitayama produced a remarkable comeback at Al Mouj Golf to win his second European Tour title of the season at the Oman Open. This is the third global win for TaylorMade's new M5 and M6 drivers featuring Speed Injected Twist Face technology and fourth win for the new 2019 TP5/x golf ball.

Matteo Manassaro & Marcel Siem are all-aboard

Matteo Manassaro & Marcel Siem are all-aboard

Feb 27th, 2019

Ahead of the Sultanate’s biggest sporting event, the Oman Open, European Tour player’s Matteo Manassero and Marcel Siem competed head-to-head in a golf challenge with a difference at host venue Al Mouj Golf.

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Feb 27th, 2019

Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March. 

It's back! Phoenix Waste Management tee times

It's back! Phoenix Waste Management tee times

Jan 30th, 2019

Four of the world's top five players may have taken the money and decided to play the controversial Saudi International this week but when the Phoenix Waste Management is happening, there really is only one game in town.

La Manga Club makes 20% offer to Families

La Manga Club makes 20% offer to Families

Jan 18th, 2019

Families looking to escape the British winter for some sporting action under sunny skies over February half-term can enjoy discounts of up to 20 per cent when staying at Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort next month.

La Manga Club Golf Open comes of age

La Manga Club Golf Open comes of age

Dec 13th, 2018

Players from all over Europe took advantage of outstanding golf, first-class hospitality and temperatures in the mid-70s as Spain’s La Manga Club delivered a fitting finale to the 2018 season at the 18th edition of the popular La Manga Club Golf Open.

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

Nov 8th, 2018

Spain's La Manga Club celebrated its past and present after enjoying a memorable night of success at the 2018 World Golf Awards, which included being named ‘Europe's Best Golf Venue' for the second year in a row. 

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Oct 23rd, 2018

Having recently claimed Virtuoso’s ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ award, Adare Manor has received further recognition after being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) ‘Golf Resort of the Year’.

A round of golf at Adare Manor

A round of golf at Adare Manor

Sep 13th, 2018

What do paragliding to your hotel in Oman, having breakfast in the shadows of Mount Everest and a round of golf at Adare Manor have in common? They are all considered some of the world’s most unforgettable experiences.

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Aug 16th, 2018

5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been declared ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ in the highly competitive and globally renowned  Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards 2018’.  

Seth Johnson takes a bow at La Manga

Seth Johnson takes a bow at La Manga

Jun 15th, 2018

Sir Kenny Dalglish’s loss was Seth Johnson’s gain after the newly-knighted star missed out on the chance of victory in the prestigious Footballers’ Golf Classic at La Manga Club – because he had to leave to prepare for the announcement of his impending knighthood.

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

May 18th, 2018

Marc Leishman has shot a 10-under 61 on the new Trinity Forest course to lead the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

May 15th, 2018

Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.

New La Manga Club breaks put added spring in golfer's step

New La Manga Club breaks put added spring in golfer's step

Feb 26th, 2018

Recently confirmed as Spain’s number one golf destination, La Manga Club boasts a plethora of five-star facilities on and off the fairways, and is offering some of the best-value golf anywhere in Europe with its new range of stay-and-play breaks this spring.

La Manga to host 5th edition

La Manga to host 5th edition

Feb 22nd, 2018

The La Manga Club International Pro-Am joins the PGAs of Europe’s 2018 Sanctioned Event line-up for the fifth time from April 30th to May 4th, with up to 30 teams competing at the resort that was named ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards.

La Manga retains No 1 status

La Manga retains No 1 status

Feb 1st, 2018

La Manga Club has continued its flying start to the new year after retaining its position as Spain's number one golfing venue in the respected Top 100 Golf Courses website's latest 2018 rankings. 

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.

Easter launch for La Manga Club Chelsea

Easter launch for La Manga Club Chelsea

Dec 4th, 2017

The Chelsea FC Foundation has helped thousands of children worldwide develop their footballing skills with its popular Soccer Schools, and it will launch its newest international junior academy at Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort next Easter.

Oscar Jacobson brand ambassador Wade Ormsby

Oscar Jacobson brand ambassador Wade Ormsby

Nov 27th, 2017

Oscar Jacobson, the Swedish brand that produces men's clothing and golf fashion with personality, is celebrating after brand ambassador Wade Ormsby claimed his first European Tour win in the UBS Hong Kong Open, the opening event of the 2018 Race to Dubai schedule.

La Manga celebrates its 45th birthday

La Manga celebrates its 45th birthday

Nov 7th, 2017

People traditionally give loved ones a sapphire to celebrate a 45th anniversary, and La Manga Club is offering some sparkling gifts of its own to help mark its landmark date this winter – including rounds of golf and tennis lessons for €45.

La Manga granted Royal Status

La Manga granted Royal Status

Oct 28th, 2017

Spain’s five-star La Manga Club is celebrating its 45th anniversary in style after joining a select group of courses in Spain to have been granted royal status by the Spanish royal household, the ‘Casa Real – Royal House’.

Greg Norman puts us all to shame

Greg Norman puts us all to shame

Oct 18th, 2017

Greg Norman is trying to put us all to shame, as he posts another video on Instagram showing off his immense strength.

La Manga to launch 2018 Golf Tour

La Manga to launch 2018 Golf Tour

Aug 31st, 2017

The successful European Amateur Golf Tour (EAGT), now established as the most popular amateur golf tour in Europe, will launch its 2018 season at the five–star La Manga Club resort in Spain.

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Aug 18th, 2017

A federal judge has granted a request to temporarily halt the auction of Byron Nelson’s Green Jacket from going ahead, according to reports in the Augusta Chronicle.

Norman gives Tiger some sage advice

Norman gives Tiger some sage advice

Jul 23rd, 2017

Two time Open Champion Greg Norman believes that Tiger Woods should give golf a miss for a while and focus on sorting his life out. 

£2.25m mansion with own golf course up for sale

£2.25m mansion with own golf course up for sale

Jun 24th, 2017

Fancy setting up up your own personal golf club? No 'You can't do this' and 'You can't do that' signs to irritate you? Check out Bradshaw Hill Farm, set within 20 acres of rolling open fields on the outskirts of Bury and Rochdale.

Thumping great Alligator

Thumping great Alligator

Jun 7th, 2017

We are suckers for a good alligator story, especially if there is some decent video to go with it, and in this case there certainly is.

Greg Norman's new exercise regime

Greg Norman's new exercise regime

May 24th, 2017

Greg Norman may be on crutches following an ankle injury from tennis. But this is not getting in the way of the Shark's daily excercise regime. He's just having to adapt. Gary Player would be proud of him! 

Representing: Byron Nelson

Representing: Byron Nelson

May 21st, 2017

On Tuesday, September 26, 2006, when ‘Lord’ Byron was found dead on the porch of his ranch, golf not only lost one of its brightest and most respected heroes, but also the last remaining link to a bygone era – a Golden Age when Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demaret vied with Nelson for parity on the burgeoning PGA Tour.

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

May 17th, 2017

The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.

Alligator battle royale

Alligator battle royale

Apr 25th, 2017

A 12–foot alligator and an 8–foot alligator battle it out on the 18th hole of Panthers Run at Ocean Ridge Plantation. This one gets ugly! 

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

Apr 13th, 2017

La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

Mar 30th, 2017

As we reported last week, the R&A signed a media deal with Everton for The Open Championship ahead of the golf tournament’s return to Royal Birkdale in Merseyside this summer. And now it's Man City’s turn.

Alligator takes leisurely stroll

Alligator takes leisurely stroll

Mar 29th, 2017

We are suckers for an alligator on a golf course. We just can't help ourselves if one comes along. It's probably down to the fact that all we see out on the golf course is the odd squirrel, and that really doesn't cut much mustard. He's our latest gator from a golf course on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. 

Alligator eats man's golf ball

Alligator eats man's golf ball

Mar 27th, 2017

An alligator has eaten a man's golf ball on a course in Florida. This is definitively not a case of play it where it lies! 

Emotional win for Leishmans

Emotional win for Leishmans

Mar 20th, 2017

There's golf and then there's life. For the Leishmans they are extremely grateful to be able to celebrate both this week.

Golf's Most Powerful Man (P1/2)

Golf's Most Powerful Man (P1/2)

Mar 5th, 2017

Dana Garmany was recently named the Most Powerful Man In Golf. He is founder and CEO of Troon Golf, the largest third party manager of golf and Club operations in the world. But that's not why he's Our Kinda Soldier. He's out to change golf for the better... (Part one of three)

Fantasy 4 Ball: Stuart Appleby

Fantasy 4 Ball: Stuart Appleby

Mar 4th, 2017

Australia’s six-times PGA Tour title winner imagines a round with Kylie, Sir Les and a violent ex-con by the name of Chopper...

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Mar 4th, 2017

She’s flirtatious, ballsy, up-front, drop-dead gorgeous. Oh yeah, and she can properly swing the wrenches as well.  

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Mar 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's very own resident sock-puppet-head-cover the rascal lovechild of-Frank Spencer & Roland-Rat) gets chatted up by Sky Sports/ITV presenters (and golf nuts) Charlotte and Zoe...

Celtic Manor join PlayMoreGolf

Celtic Manor join PlayMoreGolf

Mar 1st, 2017

Celtic Manor Resort has become the latest UK golf venue to introduce a flexible membership scheme, thanks to its new partnership with PlayMoreGolf. 

Alligator fright for Swedish hockey star

Alligator fright for Swedish hockey star

Feb 26th, 2017

Jesper Parnevik was out golfing with Ottawa Senators All–Star and fellow Swede Erik Karlsson at Medalist Club in Florida on Saturday when they were rudely interuputed by an alligator.

Byeong Hun An leads in Phoenix

Byeong Hun An leads in Phoenix

Feb 5th, 2017

Byeong Hun An holds a one–shot lead over Martin Laird going into the final round of the Waste Management Open in Phoenix.

Green light for Celtic Manor development

Green light for Celtic Manor development

Feb 3rd, 2017

Construction of the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) will begin in March after funding details were agreed between the Welsh Government, Celtic Manor Resort and NatWest.

Golf by the hour anyone?

Golf by the hour anyone?

Feb 1st, 2017

The Lodge of Four Seasons, a resort in Missouri, is launching an innovative pricing model in 2017 in the hope of offering golfers better value in 2017.

Skechers Performance signs Amy Boulden

Skechers Performance signs Amy Boulden

Dec 22nd, 2016

Skechers Performance™, a division of SKECHERS USA, Inc. has today announced that LET star, Amy Boulden, will join the ambassadorial team of elite Skechers GO GOLF athletes. 

Celtic Manor set to sue Celtic Minor

Celtic Manor set to sue Celtic Minor

Nov 16th, 2016

Celtic Manor is looking to sue Celtic Minor, a Welsh golf club that changed its name last year, as it believes that the club is exploiting its good reputation.  

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Nov 15th, 2016

VisitScotland and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced that the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open will be part of the newly announced Rolex Series as part of an enhanced European Tour schedule for 2017.

Greg Norman prepares for Hurricane Matthew

Greg Norman prepares for Hurricane Matthew

Oct 8th, 2016

Greg Norman has been busy preparing for Hurricane Matthew at his home in Jupiter Florida. Here's what the Shark has been up to. And it does involve a chainsaw. You'd have thought he'd have learnt!

The LET take on Man City

The LET take on Man City

Oct 4th, 2016

It's the Ladies European Tour VS Manchester City in the Etihad Airways Cross Sport Challenge!

85–year old man wins competition

85–year old man wins competition

Sep 14th, 2016

Golf is a unique sport because it allows elderly people to compete against younger opponents. And now an 85–year old man has won a tournament.

Robert Allenby in trouble again

Robert Allenby in trouble again

Aug 15th, 2016

Robert Allenby has had a shocker. The Aussie golfer was arrested outside a casino for disorderly conduct and trespassing in the early hours of Saturday August 13th having missed the cut at the John Deere Classic.

FootJoy Performance Fitting Launched

FootJoy Performance Fitting Launched

May 31st, 2016

Want to hit the ball further? Of course you do. FootJoy have come up with a way to fit you for golf shoes you can swing faster in. We're all ears...