Mar 29th, 2017
Sean Payton and Brock Osweiler, the New Orleans Saints head coach and Cleveland Browns quarterback, became victims of a prank on Sunday during a golf outing. Iif it isn't alligators then it has to be snakes!
Sean Payton and Brock Osweiler, the New Orleans Saints head coach and Cleveland Browns quarterback, became victims of a prank on Sunday during a golf outing. Iif it isn't alligators then it has to be snakes!
Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron has produced a reboot of his classic designs to produce eight new blade and mid-mallet setups precision milled putters. Retaining the classic Scotty Cameron look the putters look to deliver a tour level performance to the retail market.
Cleveland’s brand-new Launcher UHX Irons claim to be the most progressive combo set of hollow and cavity back irons on the market. As the company boldly states, they provide a completely new way to approach one complete set of irons.
In somewhat of a storm of new products TaylorMade have announced that it is launching two new wedges. First up is the second generation of the highly successful Milled Grind 2, hot on its heels is the addition of the very interesting looking Hi-Toe Big Foot to what is a rapidly expanding line
The course the best in the world will take on this week will arguably be a stiffer test to that which faced Max Faulkner when he won the Open when it was last hosted by Royal Portrush way back in 1951. It will be a slightly tougher test than when a sixteen year old Rory McIlroy took it apart when shooting 61.
We were interested to see that Mizuno have today announced that they are launching three new sets of irons and are allowing us normal folk access to their T-Series wedges previously, the preserve of the professionals only. Most excitingly of all, for one of the team at GolfPunk at least, was that the range includes clubs for lefties too!
SRIXON® has unveiled its new state-of-the-art Tour Truck. The truck will be attending various demo days across the UK before making its Tour debut in May at the British Masters.
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.
The Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentarioresort.com), one of the most highly-regarded golf destinations in Tuscany, Italy, has opened a stylish new Club House in time for the 2019 golf season.
The most major revision of the rules for more than 30 years came into effect two months ago. Nevertheless, a lot of golfers do not seem to know enough about the rules changes yet.
Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish hotel and sporting estate, has today announced Hannah McCook, as a new Golf Ambassador, supporting the iconic Perthshire venue’s plans to inspire more young people, school children and women to take up the game.
The $9 million one-on-one golf event, contested between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods over Thanksgiving Weekend in Las Vegas, was criticized from some quarters for being a vulgar spectacle.
Group holidaymakers looking for style and luxury in Mallorca will be turning their attentions to Carrossa after the addition of two new lavish villas.
Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is taking its luxury golf customer experience to new levels after becoming the first venue in Portugal to partner with Tagmarshal, the leading provider of pace of play, golf management software.
Golf is a sport driven by the feet. Walking from shot to shot, every step bringing you closer to the hole. Every element of your shot – the traction, the torque, the power and the precision – comes from the ground up, and few know this better than 3-time Major Champion Jordan Spieth.
Justin Rose reinforced his status as the world’s leading golfer and saw his own Tour statistics rise in winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday with a majestic performance using HONMA TWorld 747 driver, irons and wedges for only the second time in competition.
A decade after introducing the putter that shifted the paradigm of putter creation toward high-MOI design mallets and has since become the most popular putter in company history, TaylorMade has announced the 10th generation of its globally transcendent Spider putters with the introduction of Spider X.
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.
Bryson DeCbambeau breaks 30-year record at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to claim his first European Tour victory and his 4th win in 9 starts with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies in the bag.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community is no doubt one of the most exciting golfing destinations in Europe, and they have some new Spring offers to tempt you out there.
Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019 Phantom X family – a collection of nine new modern mallets engineered to take putting performance to the next level. There is, quite literally, something for everyone here!
Guerin Rife adds new shapes, unique putting trainer and grip to revolutionary Evnroll putter line for the 2019 season.
FootJoy today launched the all-new FJ FURY. The athletic-infused styling, combined with the most feature-laden component package in its clashas resulted in a product that was designed, developed and engineered to deliver all-around comfort and performance.
2019 Models Provide Improved Tee-To-Green Performance and now include New High Optic Yellow Colour Options.
If you like your metal woods to go for miles and look the absolute business, you've come to the right place. Mizuno has announced that its highly anticipated ST190 range will be available to the public from Feb 2019.
The European Tour’s innovative GolfSixes event will enter a new era in 2019 when it moves to continental Europe for the first time, with the Municipality of Cascais and the spectacular Oitavos Dunes in Portugal set to host GolfSixes Cascais from June 7-8.
PING fans listen up!! The new G410 drivers range is.... OUT!!
adidas is taking performance golf footwear to the next level. Today, adidas Golf announced the TOUR360 XT, the newest model of the TOUR360 franchise that features the highest-performing cleated outsole the brand has ever made.
Luxury lifestyle brand and golf footwear innovator, G/FORE has unveiled its much-anticipated ‘Irreverent Elegance’ inspired Spring Summer footwear collection ahead of the 2019 golfing season.
With a December christening at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa is at the forefront of European golf’s drive to become more eco-sustainable after revealing that it is using up to 30 per cent less water since becoming the first course in Spain to feature a new, environmentally-friendly, variety of Bermuda grass on all its greens.
Golfers and families will have even more to look forward to when staying at the five-star Sirene Belek Hotel from 2019 with the luxury Turkish venue undergoing a major €2million refurbishment this winter.
Golfers across Ireland have more reason than ever to discover the best-value golf in Portugal following the announcement of two new flight routes to Lisbon this month.
Moor Park Golf Club has unveiled an exciting new vision for the future that will see the prestigious venue revert to its roots and become an exclusive private members' golf club again.
Rory McIlroy has welcomed the sweeping changes that have been implemented to the rules of golf and hopes that the new rules will bring a greater clarity within the sport.
TaylorMade Golf has announced today the fourth and most innovative generation of its high-performance line of M series irons, the all-new M5 & M6 irons have been engineered to both further increase distance and enhance sound and feel.
Fancy winning a pair of golf shoes as worn by Major champions, Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson? Luxury golf-inspired sportswear and accessories brand, G/Fore is giving away three pairs of golf shoes to celebrate the beginning of the New Year and the launch of its new international website www.gfore.co.uk.
Callaway Golf has officially announced its new 2019 product lineup. Top of mind for the Company’s innovative new equipment line include Epic Flash Woods, Apex Irons, Odyssey Stroke Lab Putters, and ERC Golf Balls.
The Els Club Dubai, one of Troon International Division’s marquee destinations, is set to further bolster its already impressive offering following three exciting new announcements.
Officials at eight golf resorts expect to give away hundreds of free winter memberships following the early take-up of their MATCH PLAY offer.
For golfers, the game never stops. adidas is continuing to push the boundaries with adicross, the urban-inspired, non-traditional line that’s meant for golfers both on and off the course.
American International Group (AIG) has announced that it will become the title sponsor of the Women’s British Open beginning in 2019.
Engineered specifically for women by combining performance–enhancing innovation with considered aesthetics, PING has unveiled details of its new G Le (Ladies edition) family for women.
A space-themed crazy golf course could open up in Newcastle’s old Co-op building.
Verdura Resort, the Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily, is preparing to host a European Tour tournament after it was selected to stage the new event on the professional calendar next spring from May 18-21.
John Karsten Solheim, the oldest son of John A. Solheim and the grandson of PING Founder Karsten Solheim, has been named president of PING.
A second vote on whether to admit women members at Muirfield has been put on hold by the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck South Island in New Zealand just after midnight on Sunday. Watch the moment an aftershock hits a golf store 120 miles north in Wellington. It was all caught on CCTV and really shows the full effect of the aftershock.
Thirteen-year-old Kris Stiles is one of the top young golfers in the USA and has been drawing comparisons to Tiger Woods from an early age. But he wants to carve his own path.
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New Zealand’s top ranking golfer Danny Lee has donated $90,000 to New Zealand Golf to help progress the development of the game in his home country.
A bid to build a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus looks like it is going to be kicked into the long grass, as planning supremos at Aberdeenshire Council have recommended refusing the application for a Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course at Ury Estate, Stonehaven.
The merger of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association (SLGA) went through last year, and the new unified body came into existence on October 1 2015. But only months later it has lost it’s new CEO. What’s occurring?
Golfers keen to improve their game under sunny skies are being invited to head to Mallorca to take advantage of a range of new tuition packages at Club de Golf Alcanada this spring.
The R&A has announced four new venues for final qualifying for the Open Championship from 2018. So who is in, and who is out?
GolfBuddy have announced the launch of the first golf GPS designed specifically for lady golfers. The new LD2 GPS watch is lightweight, super-accurate and brings some style to the course.
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.
As we wrote recently, changes to the drink driving limits in Scotland from 80ml per 100ml of blood to 50mg, have had a really bad impact on Scottish golf clubs. One club has even closed down permanently on the back of the change.
Titleist have launched their new Scotty Cameron Select putters. The key update is the introduction of innovative face inlay technology to produce responsive feel and feedback that golfers have described as “soft but solid.”
Skechers Performance Division has launched a new premium spikeless golf shoe category, which they are calling GO GOLF Elite™. Here's what they have been up to.
Even big cheeses at golf companies get to go on holiday sometimes. But if you’re a Solheim, and golf and engineering are in your blood, you never truly stop thinking about golf equipment. When you happen across a dragonfly on a tropical island, you or I would think “Hmmm, pretty". John Solheim, grandson of the great Karsten Solheim, thought ‘innovation'.
12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.
We profiled Bryson DeChambeau over the weekend, and there’s already more news on him.
There are two new big signings for Nike – Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau.
Etihad Airways is set to become the Official Airline of the Ladies European Tour in 2016, taking over sponsorship of Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour.
The ever-popular John Daly’s latest venture is a steak house in Conway, Arkansas.
The PGA in Scotland and The Gleneagles Hotel have announced a new Pro-Am tournament for 2016, which is scheduled to take place at the renowned venue in Perthshire, Scotland next summer.
As we reported recently former Open winner Justin Leonard has decided to massively cut back his schedule this season, playing only around 12 events, and has moved his family to Colorado. He's now bought a $9 million new crib there.
PING has launched a new app that includes the Golf Workout, an Apple Watch feature engineered to capture and track fitness data, swing tempo and on-course statistics.
Golfers can enjoy easy winter access to Mallorca's top two golf courses, Son Gual and Alcanada, after the launch of new flight routes to the holiday island for early 2016.
Rickie Fowler has a new tattoo. It’s in support of Georgia Veach, who is the daughter of Seattle preacher Chad Veach and his wife Julia.
As far as golf goes, Denise Van Outen cannot be stopped. And who in their right mind would try to stop her? Not GolfPunk, that's for sure. And we are delighted that DVO has joined us as roving video reporter!!
Queenstown Golf Club, New Zealand Hole 5 Par 4 375 Yards
The stats don't lie. They are 1, 2 and 3 in the world rankings. They are all in their 20s. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are golf's new Big 3 and set to dominate the game for years..
If the Ping Anser is the original heel toe-weighted putter then the Newport is arguably the current gold standard.
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!
It’s probably fair to say that amongst top golfers, elite or amateur, that the Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x ball is the market leader. Titleist also offer a range of more budget friendly options for the lesser mortal and are now replacing the DT TruSoft, their budget distance ball, with the TruFeel which, they claim, is engineered to deliver longer distance and excellent control.
The techies at Cleveland believe that the keys to success are control and feel which gives confidence in putting and their new Huntington Beach SOFT range does just that, so that we make more putts, "plain and simple!"
TaylorMade announced today that they are launching three new P790 irons. The 2019 P790 iron, a P790 UDI and a P790 Ti iron to replace the original range that was pretty popular with mid and low handicap golfers and a solid seller for TaylorMade.
Catriona Matthew has made her captain’s picks, the team is decided and now Skechers have revealed the new design for the Team Europe footwear. The GO GOLF Pro 2 will be as comfy as ever and incorporate the statutory Solheim tartan along with the blue and yellow colours of Team Europe.
Hybrids are becoming a bigger component of all golfers’ bags. Titleist have always been at the forefront of design and technology when it comes hybrid clubs. The new Titleist TS hybrids represent a new standard in hybrid performance – combining the explosive speed and distance of TS metal woods with the advanced technology that has made Titleist the most played hybrids on the PGA Tour.
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.
Normally a round of mini golf is a rather relaxing and sedentary activity. You saunter around putting that ball through a few windmills or similar unusual obstacles often with a beer in your hand and not a care in the world as you watch family members miss that putt for the umpteenth time. In fact its supposed to be so safe that it’s become a drinking based activity with places like Junk Yard Golf or Swingers popping up everwhere!
Calling all self-respecting better players out there. Tiger Woods and TaylorMade have collaborated to create a premium players iron set. Say hello to the new P-7TW range...
The guys at 1PUTT have come up with a new formula aimed at attracting a broader audience for golf. With DJs, 19th hole refreshment stops and a bigger hole to putt at, the thinking is, if we make the first introduction to the game more fun, a bit easier and a hell of a lot less daunting, they will come... and stick around...
We featured the Titleist TS2 and TS3 models in our 7 Of The Best Drivers For 2019 article and Titleist are now introducing the next iteration of the TS design, the TS4. The Titleist TS4 takes the gains made with the TS2 and TS3 models and adds an ultra low spin driver which still delivers distance.
Probably the most important club in the bag after the putter (or the driver if you hold the long drive record at your club!) is the wedge. Along with the flat stick, you're going to use your wedge(s) more times than any other club in your bag during a round. And Cobra have a new range of spin machines to help you shoot lower scores.
Golf aficionados regularly call out Portugal's Monte Rei as Europe's finest new golf course. And now, as Jack tells us, there is going to be another 18 holes to set your hearts racing...
adidas Golf announce the TOUR360 XT, the newest model of the TOUR360 franchise that features the highest-performing cleated outsole the brand has ever made. Plus, with the growing popularity of spikeless golf shoes, adidas have got in on the action with their new TOUR360 franchise launch including their first ever sneaker-style model. And they rock.
PowaKaddy, the UK’s best-selling electronic trolley company, has unveiled a new range of cart bags featuring state-of-the-art materials and the latest technology as well as a host of complementary new colours, resulting in a collection that caters for every golfer’s needs.
There's nothing better than spahing out your hard earned on a shiny new set of golf sticks. But would you pay £420.00 per iron? That's what the new Bently BC2 cavity irons will set you back.
It was just as well that a sharp frost had prevented the members at Paramus Golf Club in New Jersey getting an early start last Friday, as the ninth fairway became an emergency runway for a small airplane.
Stuburt has launched a new apparel collection for Autumn/Winter 2018.
We've already dropped our bacon sandwiches after seeing him do his Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley impersonations. Now it''s the turn of Big Phil. And it's genius...
Big Bertha is one of the most iconic names in golf equipment, designed to push the boundaries of innovation and performance, and today Callaway has announced the latest addition to the Big Bertha Family, the new Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids featuring ground-breaking technologies to deliver faster ball speed and easy launch.
Danish shoemakers ECCO GOLF have announced the renewal of their partnership with golf legend and World Golf Hall-of-Famer, Fred Couples.
The "new Annika Sorenstam" emerged victorious in the last event of the Ladies European Tour Access Series (LETAS) circuit, the Santander Golf Tour LETAS El Prat, at Real Club de Golf El Prat, in Barcelona.