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Night  golf comes to Northern Ireland

Night golf comes to Northern Ireland

Mar 6th, 2016

If you cannot get enough golf in during the day, you can now tee it up at night. Down Royal GC has teamed up with Ireland’s premier golf event hire company, Greens on Screens, to bring the latest USA night sports technology to the golf course.

Why Northern Ireland is a must go golf destination

Why Northern Ireland is a must go golf destination

Dec 30th, 2017

For a small country, Northern Ireland punches far above its weight on the global golf stage, having produced three champions with six Major titles between them in the last decade – Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke. Here's why Northern Ireland is a must-go destination for 2018.

Tourism Ireland launch new competition

Tourism Ireland launch new competition

May 9th, 2016

The build-up to the Open Championship, which returns to Northern Ireland in 2019, continues to gather pace with the launch of a new annual parkland golf tournament as part of Tourism Ireland's plan to reach golfers around the world and showcase what Northern Ireland has to offer golfers.

Portstewart Golf Club

Portstewart Golf Club

Jul 20th, 2019

A front nine of such resplendent grace, your heart could stop and you would not notice... In the week the Open comes to Royal Portrush GolfPunk recalls its splendid neighbour Portstewart Golf Club - You Little Beauty

GolfPorn: Royal Portrush

GolfPorn: Royal Portrush

Jul 12th, 2019

The Open is less than a week away and so what better than a fine bit of Golf Porn from the fantastic links at Royal Portrush. 15th Hole,  Par 4,  426 yards

£400K will buy you this

£400K will buy you this

Jan 30th, 2016

Slate Golf Course in Pomeroy, near Cookstown in County Tyrone, has been put on the market for £400,000. The golf course is on the market as the current owners, who founded the golf course in 2002, are going to retire.

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Jan 6th, 2016

12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Jul 25th, 2019

Well it’s been a pretty exciting week for golf on the island of Ireland. First, Shane Lowry’s spectacular win at the 148th Open in Northern Ireland and then the magnificent Adare Manor in County Limerick has been announced as host of The Ryder Cup 2026.  Not too shabby!

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.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

Apr 19th, 2019

Having found a new and relaxing way to reach the Emerald Isle, by ferry across the Irish Sea, Team GB headed out of Dublin on their way to their base for the Stena Line Media Masters. The 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is set in 360 acres of countryside between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea and is only some thirty minutes from Dublin.

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

Apr 17th, 2019

The call came through: “Can you play in the Masters?” Thoughts like ‘is the Pope Catholic?’ came to mind as they followed up with the “Media Masters – Stella is inviting you.” Panic sets in as I wonder if I know a Stella and what the wife might say. “No, the Stena Line Media Masters” and so began the adventure.

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

Jul 5th, 2018

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Aug 23rd, 2018

Great to win the Wyndham with our 2 points selection Brandt Snedeker at 26/1. We also had CT Pan 2nd at 89/1. Two events this week but we leave the Czech event alone and concentrate on the first of the FedEx play off events the Northern Trust.

Ireland offers the best golf resorts in Europe!

Ireland offers the best golf resorts in Europe!

May 9th, 2018

Our friends over at Leadingcourses.com love reviews, rankings and statistics. And they love them even more when they are transparent, honest and based on information provided by their readers. Here are their latest findings.....

Ireland claim victory at the GolfSixes

Ireland claim victory at the GolfSixes

May 7th, 2018

Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne won the second GolfSixes title at Centurion Club in St Albans to claim victory for Ireland, as they beat Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel of France 2-0 in the final.    

Ireland's Adare Manor to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup

Ireland's Adare Manor to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup

Apr 21st, 2018

Is the Ryder Cup coming back to Ireland? Rory certainly hopes so: "To play a Ryder Cup at home in front of your home fans would be a dream come true. Even thinking about it makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck."

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Northern France set for a new golden age of golf travel

Mar 3rd, 2018

Almost 90 years ago the creation of two iconic golf courses – Le Touquet Golf Resort’s La Mer (The Sea) and Golf d’Hardelot’s Les Pins (The Pines) – triggered a golden age of golf travel for France’s Channel-facing Côte d’Opale. Today, thanks to painstaking restoration work that has seen both courses returned to their original glory.

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Walker Cup 2017 Meet the GB & Ireland team

Sep 9th, 2017

The GB & reland Walker Cup team take on USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. But who are they, where have they come from, and what are their intentions? Find out here...

Dustin Johnson wins Northern Trust Open play off

Dustin Johnson wins Northern Trust Open play off

Aug 28th, 2017

"I didn't lose this tournament (The Northern Trust Open). He (Dustin Johnson) won it," Spieth said after DJ turned around a three shot deficit going into the final round to force, an ultimately win, a play-off at Glen Oaks Country Club, New York.

The Northern Trust golf betting tips

The Northern Trust golf betting tips

Aug 22nd, 2017

Glen Oaks Golf Club in Old Westbury, New York is hosting its first PGA event and what a better introduction than the playoffs? It is, of course, a nightmare for the punter as we have no idea about players previous record at the course. It’ll be new to the players and of course, new to us. 

Northern Trust Open Day 2 Highlights

Northern Trust Open Day 2 Highlights

Feb 20th, 2016

Jordan missed the cut, Rory holed a 58 footer, and Bubba, Dustin, Rory, Charl and Adam are all lurking within a few shots of the lead. Check out the highlights from Riviera here.

Who to back at the Northern Trust Open

Who to back at the Northern Trust Open

Feb 17th, 2016

At the AT&T Pro AM at Pebble Beach I suggested taking a punt on Phil Mickelson...I was pretty close. Now the PGA Tour heads to the Northern Trust Open. Rory McIlroy is in the field and so is golf’s other iconic lefty, Bubba Watson. Should be a great week. 

Northern Trust Fantasy Challenge

Northern Trust Fantasy Challenge

Feb 17th, 2016

It's Riviera Time again. The Northern Trust Open ast Pacific Palisades in California. Here's our weekly & monthly Fantasy League Challenge. It's Free! Tuck In Guys!!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Oct 14th, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the main results and stories from the weekend!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Aug 12th, 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.

The FedEx Cup Playoffs

The FedEx Cup Playoffs

Aug 7th, 2019

Well we have run out of majors but Tiger will still be coming out to play in August as the FedEx Cup Playoffs commence this week in Jersey City, with The Northern Trust. It’s all change with the play-offs and we had to read it a few times before we sussed it out. So here’s how it will work..

Waterville Golf Club

Waterville Golf Club

Jul 27th, 2019

One of golf´s great masterpieces, severe, fascinating, beautiful and without weakness...... Continuing the theme of everything Ireland, GolfPunk looks back to one of its favourite courses south of the border, Waterville Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

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.

Ryder Cup for Limerick?

Ryder Cup for Limerick?

Mar 10th, 2017

Billionaire JP McManus has spoken for the first time about his “dream” of bringing the Ryder Cup to Limerick.

 £2 million investment for Lough Erne

£2 million investment for Lough Erne

Jun 21st, 2016

Lough Erne hosted the G8 in 2013, but missed out on the 2017 Irish Open when the European Tour decided to opt for a ‘traditional links course strategy.’ Now the owners have announced a huge expansion plan.

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

GolfPorn: Lofoten Links

Jun 7th, 2016

Lofoten Links Golf Course, on the island of Simsøya in Norway, is a spectacular golf course.  From the end of May to the end of July the course is open 24 hours a day and you can golf in the midnight sun.  Imagine seeing the Norther Lights whilst playing golf?

Druids Glen looks to the courts for protection

Druids Glen looks to the courts for protection

May 21st, 2016

Druids Glen Golf Club Ltd has sought the protection of the High Court after a company, which acquired a loan from Anglo Irish Bank some years ago, appointed a receiver over the 18 hole championship course. Stick in their guys and gals.

Bubba's all gloved up

Bubba's all gloved up

Feb 23rd, 2016

Two-time Masters champion, Bubba Watson, has signed a deal to wear the designer G/FORE products. But it looks like he has jumped the gun. Here's why.

Brendon de Jonge’s 4 Shot penalty

Brendon de Jonge’s 4 Shot penalty

Feb 20th, 2016

On the second hole at the Northern Trust it all started to unravel for Brendon de Jonge. Reaching for his 60-degree lob wedge after missing the green on the second, he discovered that the shaft near the butt of the grip had been dented.  He knew he was in trouble. But why? Read on...

Jordan Spieth has a shocker

Jordan Spieth has a shocker

Feb 19th, 2016

Jordan Spieth had a shocker last night, shooting his worst ever first round in a tournament (79), and amazingly missing eight putts from inside 10 feet at the Northern Trust Open. 

Historic Vidago Palace

Historic Vidago Palace

Feb 4th, 2016

The five-star Vidago Palace, near Chaves, in northern Portugal, is the latest high-profile destination to be accepted into World of Leading Golf (WLG). If you looking for luxury and golf, this could be for you.

A Quick Livener #8

A Quick Livener #8

Dec 21st, 2015

Helping the GolfPunk Gravy this week & Bunching Arse... Including the man with 4,000 hickory clubs, Ellie Day, Lebron James, Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Tiger Woods and Butch Harmon...

Rory wins Golf Writers Trophy

Rory wins Golf Writers Trophy

Dec 20th, 2015

Rory McIlroy has won the Association of Golf Writers trophy, joining Seve Ballesteros and Lee Westwood as the only golfers in the long history of the prestigious award to win it on three separate occasions.

Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet

Oct 6th, 2015

The internationally renowned Mount Juliet Estate becomes the 16th member of the exclusive European Tour Properties network with the announcement of the Irish venue as a European Tour Destination.