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Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Mar 5th, 2019

One of Vietnam’s leading golf layouts, Laguna Golf Lang Co, is staying at the top of its maintenance game by utilizing the talents of a very special group of greenkeepers: a family of water buffalo.

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Nov 30th, 2018

Six-time Major Champion, Sir Nick Faldo, was the guest of honour as ground was broken on a new Sir Nick Faldo Signature design on the site of Rumanza Golf Course, Multan, the soon-to-be home of Pakistan’s first championship layout.  

Sergio Garcia ridicules Sir Nick Faldo

Sergio Garcia ridicules Sir Nick Faldo

Oct 2nd, 2018

He's not everyone's cup of tea, that Nick Faldo. And certainly not Sergio's. After surpassing Sir Nick's Ryder Cup points record on Sunday, Serge couldn't resist a swipe in his direction...

Custom iron fitting with Nick Faldo

Custom iron fitting with Nick Faldo

Apr 24th, 2018

Watch 6 time major winner Nick Faldo go through Mizuno's Swing DNA process of matching a swing to its best suited iron shaft. The Shaft Optimizer is available to try at any Mizuno Swing DNA Centre.

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Sir Nick Faldo to tee it up

Jul 7th, 2017

Sir Nick Faldo has confirmed he will tee it up at Royal Porthcawl as the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to south Wales from July 27–30.

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co Legacy

Mar 15th, 2018

Following the success of the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, which yielded the competition’s first female winner, course designer and lead CBS Analyst, Sir Nick Faldo, has announced an extension of his partnership with Laguna Lăng Cô, Vietnam, as hosts of the event.    

Sir Nick and Ernie working together

Sir Nick and Ernie working together

Jan 9th, 2017

Sir Nick Faldo and Ernie Els are bringing together teams from their foundations, the Faldo Series and the Ernie Els & Fancourt Foundation,  to compete in a unique event to promote junior golf globally.

Nick Dougherty has retired!

Nick Dougherty has retired!

Oct 10th, 2016

Nick Dougherty called it a day for good at the Dunhill Links this weekend. Once touted as a future superstar, Nick Dougherty has retired at just 34 following missing the 54 hole cut after his third round at Carnoustie.

Faldo on Tiger Woods

Faldo on Tiger Woods

Jul 12th, 2016

Nick Faldo, sorry Sir Nicholas Faldo to us, has weighed into the debate about the future of Tiger Woods, who will be missing yet another Major as he sits out the Open.

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Faldo "USA favourites for 2016 Ryder Cup"

Nov 29th, 2015

Faldo calls USA as favourites for 2016 Ryder Cup, citing a potential raft of European rookies tilting the odds in Davis Love III's favour. We also take a trip down bad memory lane to Faldo's nadir at Valhalla 2008...

Best dressed at the beach

Best dressed at the beach

Jun 16th, 2019

Once upon a time what golfers wore on the course was not something that was talked about much.  This might have something to do with the fact that they wore a standardised uniform of shirt, jumper of varying style and slacks.  Oh, and of course the obligatory golf shoe which usually looked like something your grandad thought was cutting edge.

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Danny Willett comes last in SPOTY

Dec 21st, 2016

We were delighted that Danny Willett rightly got nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award, but a little bit miffed that he came last, and by a country mile. But how has golf got on in the awards in the past?

Mizuno JPX 900 Driver

Mizuno JPX 900 Driver

Oct 30th, 2016

Why the new Mizuno JPX 900 driver is their most important driver in years! 

Chart Hills Golf Club sold

Chart Hills Golf Club sold

Oct 4th, 2016

Savills, on behalf of Leaderboard Golf, has sold Chart Hills Golf Club in Biddenden, Kent to a private operator.

Thomas Pieters & Rory McIlroy

Thomas Pieters & Rory McIlroy

Oct 3rd, 2016

So we’ve lost the Ryder Cup, and we are spending today getting over it. But there are some real positives that have come out of these three epic days of battle: and none more so than the new Pieters and McIlroy partnership.

How navy seals won the Ryder Cup for USA in 2008

How navy seals won the Ryder Cup for USA in 2008

Sep 22nd, 2016

Did you know.. the USA have actually won the Ryder Cup and not all that long ago either. When Paul Azinger went up against Nick Faldo in 2008, he took his lead from navy seals. This is what happened...

Chart Hills GC up for sale

Chart Hills GC up for sale

Jun 13th, 2016

A letter has been sent to members of Chart Hills Golf Club revealing that the Leaderboard group are placing the club up for sale.

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Oct 12th, 2015

Monday Morning Quick Livener: What Helped Our Gravy and Bunched Our Arse This Weekend...

Fantasy 4 Ball: Nick Dougherty

Fantasy 4 Ball: Nick Dougherty

Apr 11th, 2019

Nick Dougherty chills out with a fourball so cool he’ll need an icepick instead of a 9-iron. Fairway fun with Jennifer Aniston, John Travolta and Steve McQueen....

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Nicklaus comes out in support of Tiger's Trump comments

Sep 6th, 2018

Golfers have rarely been keen to discuss their political opinions. And – given the fact that the only golfers' opinions we'd care to know are all loaded and most likely vote accordingly – it's probably just as well.

30 Years of The Nicklaus

30 Years of The Nicklaus

Jun 20th, 2018

This summer, St Mellion’s Nicklaus Signature Course celebrates 30 years of memorable, spectacular and challenging golf by rolling back its prices to 1988, the year in which it opened.

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

Jack Nicklaus offers his support

May 31st, 2017

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Memorial Tournament that he founded 41 years ago in 1976, Jack Nicklaus had this to say about Tiger Woods.

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Jan 21st, 2017

It's Jack Nicklaus's 77th birthday. Jack made a habit of winning whether he was swinging well or not. This is something everyone can learn from...

Jack Nicklaus is building courses in Turkmenistan

Jack Nicklaus is building courses in Turkmenistan

Dec 15th, 2016

Turkmenistan’s President, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov (Gurba for short)  wishes to bring golf to his country. At the moment nobody actually plays the game there, but he's bringing in Jack to transform this. 

Jack Nicklaus challenges golf industry

Jack Nicklaus challenges golf industry

Nov 30th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus has challenged the golf industry to show the right leadership and seize its opportunity to be an ‘enormous worldwide game,’ while addressing the 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum.

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

May 7th, 2016

After a long debate following months of argument, Aberdeenshire councillors have agreed plans for a championship golf course to be built in Stonehaven. 

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

Jack Nicklaus launches his own Computer Game

May 6th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf is claiming to be the most realistic golf computer game the market has ever seen. You can design and play golf courses just like the Golden Bear himself has done for the last 50 years.

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Jack Nicklaus' Sage Words For Jordan Spieth

Apr 11th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus won 18 majors. He came second 19 times. To win you, have to be ready to lose. It’s an important message that Jordan Spieth needs to learn quickly if his capitulation at the masters isn’t going to affect him. Jack Nicklaus wrote this publc note to Jordan and eventual winner Danny Willet via Twitter. 

Council turn down planning for new Jack Nicklaus Course

Council turn down planning for new Jack Nicklaus Course

Mar 17th, 2016

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.

Jack Nicklaus invites Ryder Cup hopefuls to his house

Jack Nicklaus invites Ryder Cup hopefuls to his house

Mar 2nd, 2016

When the Golden Bear invites you round to his house with a load of other Ryder Cup wannabes, you don't say no. You say, 'What time?', 'Will Tiger be there?', 'Should I bring wine?', 'What kind of wine do you like, Jack?', 'What are Barb's favourite flowers?', 'Will there be cake?'. That sort of thing.    

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Feb 16th, 2016

Vietnam’s BRG Group and Nicklaus Design have signed a deal to develop golf courses in Vietnam. The contract will see Nicholas Design create courses in 22 different provinces of the country.

Nicky Colsearts Hotel Room Golf

Nicky Colsearts Hotel Room Golf

Feb 10th, 2016

Nicholas Colsearts has been working on his ball flight late at night in his hotel room. Check out this great Twitter vid. Nice shot Nicki C!

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Dec 5th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus has entered the Tiger Woods fray, but with some pretty upbeat comments. Nicklaus told CNN that he believed that Tiger could still challenge in golf's top tournaments, including the four majors held each year - of which he has won 14 since 1997, but none since 2008.

Jeremy Roenick leaps on golf course alligator

Jeremy Roenick leaps on golf course alligator

Oct 27th, 2015

Some hazards are just meant to be left alone on the golf course: Thorn bushes, lakes; cliff tops; unpleasant bunkers, that sort of thing. And definitely alligators...

Jack Nicklaus announces new Monte Rei course

Jack Nicklaus announces new Monte Rei course

Mar 27th, 2019

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...

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.

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nicky Colsaerts GolfPunk exclusive

Nov 7th, 2018

Eddie Mercx, Hercule Poirot, Audrey Hepburn, Tintin, Enzo Schifo, Plastic Bertrand, Kim Cleisters, George Lemaitre, and, … errm, chocolates! … you Belgians have had a lot to be proud of over the years.  And now, you've got a world class golfer Or two) to add to your ranks of the great and the good.   

Nick Fleming's golf betting tips

Nick Fleming's golf betting tips

Jan 25th, 2018

FARMERS INSURANCE Bet before 15.00 GMT Thursday. Live on Sky Sports from Thursday 17.00 GMT. Weather is sunny and, again, competitors need power.

Nicklaus Academy Tuition breaks

Nicklaus Academy Tuition breaks

Dec 1st, 2017

Golfers can draw inspiration from one of the game’s legends when they book one of Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa’s new luxury tuition breaks at its Jack Nicklaus Academy this winter.

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Nicky Colsaert back in the groove

Jun 4th, 2016

Nicolas Colsaert’s recent good form has continued as he briefly joined Matthew Fitzpatrick at the top of the leaderboard midway through the third round of the Nordea Masters at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club.

Nicky Colsaerts riding high down under

Nicky Colsaerts riding high down under

Nov 27th, 2015

Nicky Colsaerts shoots second round 66 to climb up the leaderboard at the Emirates Australian Open. Colsaerts made six birdies and one bogey in his five under round to make up for a disappointing opening 73.

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

Sep 12th, 2019

Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Tour Player of the year award for the third time, beating world number one Brooks Koepka into second place, and he got the Nicklaus award from the Golden Bear himself whilst having lunch.

Brian Barnes RIP

Brian Barnes RIP

Sep 11th, 2019

The golfing world has lost one of it’s greatest ever characters. Brian Barnes sadly passed away at the age of 74 on Monday after a brief fight with cancer. A larger than life character Barnes will always be remembered as the man who beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day at Laurel Canyon in 1975 Ryder Cup. The Ryder Cup featured two singles sessions in those days.

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 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.

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...

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

May 1st, 2019

The resident GolfPunk Tipster, Nick Fleming, picked 2nd place Julian Suri at last week’s event in Morocco. We are hoping he will go one better this week with his selections for the Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow, Charlotte, North Carolina and the China Open. Both events will be on Sky and look to provide some good entertainment.

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Jan 16th, 2019

So close last week at the Sony Open with Andrew Putnam 69/1 leading until the final stages eventually finishing 2nd to Matt Kuchar. But now I focus on the Desert Classic.

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Jan 9th, 2019

Great to start the year with a winner in Hawaii with our 2 point selection Xander Schauffele winning at 25/1 from our other selection Gary Woodland at 29/1 by 1 shot having equalled the course record in the final round!!! A profit of 42 points. 

Fleming Golf Tips: DP Tour Championship

Fleming Golf Tips: DP Tour Championship

Nov 14th, 2018

So close last weekend with Danny Lee 109/1 and J J Spaun 76/1 finishing 2nd and 3rd in the Mayakoba Classic In Mexico to Matt Kuchar! Two events this week, the DP world Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

Nov 7th, 2018

When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the Turkish Airlines Open

Oct 31st, 2018

1st and 2nd for GolfPunk readers at last week’s HSBC event!!! For most of the tournament Tony Finau 29/1 looked like winning, but our other selection Xander Schauffle 56/1 beat him in a play off !!!  

Fleming Golf tips - HSBC and Sanderson Farm

Fleming Golf tips - HSBC and Sanderson Farm

Oct 24th, 2018

The winning run came to an end last weekend with Sergio Garcia winning in Spain and Brooks Koepka in South Korea, both were favs so not on my radar for betting purposes! But we did get Ashley Chester placed at 74/1 in Andalucía and Gary Woodland 2nd at 40/1.

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 7th, 2018

The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930. 

Fleming Golf Tips for The 2018 Scottish Open

Fleming Golf Tips for The 2018 Scottish Open

Jul 11th, 2018

Two events this week the Scottish Open and the John Deere Classic. We concentrate on the Scottish Open, the last event before The Open. Two near misses last week in Ireland with both Jon Rahm and Andy Sullivan placed!!

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Jul 4th, 2018

Two events this week - the Irish Open and the Greenbrier in the USA. We will focus on the Irish Open, which has attracted a great field and is the ideal warm up for the Open in 2 weeks.

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Jun 12th, 2018

A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!

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.

Fleming Golf Tips for the China Open

Fleming Golf Tips for the China Open

Apr 24th, 2018

So near to a 99/1 winner last week with Van Rooyen and Bjork 94/1, who both got to the joint lead in the final round only to lose to a determined Levy who is trying to get in Ryder cup squad!! This week we will give the New Orleans event a miss as its pairs and I am fairly sure not taken too seriously?? So we concentrate on the China Open!!

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

GolfPunk's musical tribute to Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

Some people said it couldn't be done. Others advised that it really shouldn't happen. But it did. Seriously, these boys have got too much time on their hands.... This may, or may not, get you in the mood...

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Mar 21st, 2018

Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.

The London Golf Club Winter Experience

The London Golf Club Winter Experience

Feb 19th, 2018

If you are looking to get out and play some golf over the winter period, then where better to go than The London Golf Club, where you can enjoy their Winter Golf Experience. Their Winter Experience prices start from £85 per person, and run Sunday to Thursday until 15th April 2018. 

Progress for New Hoylake Golf Resort

Progress for New Hoylake Golf Resort

Dec 31st, 2017

Plans for a new golf resort in Hoylake have moved closer after councillors agreed to allow plans and site investigations to begin. It looks like this project will eventually get the green light and make the Wirral a must go destination for golfers. 

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

Nov 1st, 2017

GolfPunk looks back to 1994 – a time when a humble journalist from London could actually get Tiger Woods on the phone at his house and get his mum to haul him out of the shower to speak to you...