Nov 13th, 2015
Gorgeous George & local pro Joe frequent the Oceana Old Course, par three sixth hole: 190 yards of pure filth...
Gorgeous George & local pro Joe frequent the Oceana Old Course, par three sixth hole: 190 yards of pure filth...
As we feared the 'Covidiots' have spoiled it for the responsible vast majority in the UK and we are not only in lockdown but golf is also out of bounds! England Golf, Scotland Golf, Wales Golf and the Golfing Union of Ireland all confirmed that courses must now shut until further notice.
A golf club is counting the cost of a horrific attack on their greens by mindless vandals. Seven of the greens at Oldham Golf Club were hacked at with what appears to have been a golf club or clubs. The distressing pictures were posted by the club on their social media feeds.
Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links, Co. Cork, Ireland 12th hole (Courcean Stage) Par 5 564 yards
Golf fans visiting this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. will have a special opportunity to immerse themselves in the life and experiences of the tournament’s iconic namesake in the Arnold Palmer Experience, a series of interactive experiences designed to celebrate the life of Mr Palmer.
Tickets go on sale today across all American Golf stores for the charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation.
Leadingcourses.com is on a quest to help golfers throughout Europe to book their tee-times online.
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Here’s a great piece from our good friends over at Leadingcourses.com on the top 10 Royal courses in the UK and Ireland. Enjoy!
You won't believe some of the things you find on golf courses around the world...
We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.
"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
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities. GolfPunk investigates...
Men like building sheds. Women like men building sheds because it gets rid of them for a while. But what about building your very own Butler Cabin shed as part of a Golden Bell extravaganza? Oh yes, it can be done...
If you can overcome the slightly weird 'why would I want to buy someone else's shoes?' dilemma, and if you can afford it, you can buy the shoes that Arnie wore to win the 1958 Masters... Three careful owners...
The putter Arnold Palmer used to win the 1964 Masters sold at auction on the very morning of Masters Sunday, 2017 for the incredible price of $97,691.
Get the kids into golf course design with this Minecraft tutorial on buildiing a golf course. And here's the Top 15+ Best Minecraft Mods from our friends www.lyncconf.com.
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....
GP Editor's kids take the mic and bring it large at the lovely 11th at St Mellion. This truly is a Hole I'd Like To Frequent...
GolfPunk has launched its very own beer brand - GolfPunk Gold - in a new partnership with the St Andrews Brewing Company.
Sam Saunders, the grandson of the late great Arnold Palmer, has shot a 59 almost a year to the day of his death on the 25th of September 2016.
Heritage Auctions has announced that a piece of iconic Palmer memorabilia from his 1961 victory at Birkdale will be up for auction.
The owner of a Cambridgeshire golf club has said an attack on 14 of the course’s greens is the worst case of golf vandalism she has ever seen.
Poachers have used snares and crossbows on a Scottish golf course to kill at least three deer according to police.
On the site of Trump’s Mar–a–Lago resort is a bunker that was built by the US government in the 1940s to store bombs. It could prove a useful bolt–hole for the POTUS.
The 18–hole course at St George's Basin Country Club in Australia is home to more than 300 kangaroos, and they present a completely new hazard to the game of golf!
Tiger Woods is a doubt for the Masters after pulling out of next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, saying he has "no timetable" for his return.
A Florida golf course owned by Donald Trump is to appeal against a judge’s order to refund $4.85 million in deposits to former club members.
Arnold Palmer’s shoes from the 1958 Masters have been sold, or should that be soled, for a staggering $66,000 at auction.
The Queen has opened up her Balmoral estate to golfers, thanks to a squeeze on corporate clients brought on by the downturn in the North Sea oil industry.
We've had mongeese, hawks and alligators on the golf course. Now there are kangaroos to be avoided, as they found out today at the IPSA Handa 6 hole event in Australia.
Emergency services in Florida captured a massive 10 1/2–foot Burmese python spotted by school kids near an abandoned golf course.
The Chinese government has outlawed more than 100 golf courses around the country as it clamps down on illegal land and water use.
An animation of planned renovation work at a California golf course so impressed watching members that it was given a standing ovation.
A golf course in Australia put out a large trap in a water hazard after an enormous 11.5-foot crocodile started making frequent appearances in playing areas.
A street in Fife which leads to the first tee of the Old Course at St Andrews has been named the most expensive in Scotland.
The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has unveiled refurbishment plans that will see the Five Red Star Resort in St Andrews undertake a total bedroom upgrade and spa extension complete with a new lap pool and extensive gym.
The Old Course Hotel may be in a totally iconic position, but that position does come with a cost.
A new house is to be built next to the world’s fifth oldest golf club in Musselburgh, despite objections from golfers around the world.
Rapper Flo Rida's latest music video is called Zillionaire and part of his lottery ticket winning fantasy is to play with gold golf clubs and gold golf balls.
Long Ashton Golf Club in Bristol has become the latest venue to bring in measures to deal with people picnicking on its course.
A local authority wants to sell a pitch and putt course that has seen rounds at it nearly half in the last five years. The sale could close the course.
A mystery cairn has been discovered during works on a golf course. Here's an opportunity for some more golf sleuthing.
Someone has cut the shape of a massive penis into a golf course in Hampshire – so large that it can be seen from space.
As we reported earlier in the week the Olympic golf course has been practically deserted, and there are problems with the operator. So what is the future for the course?
One of Arnold Palmer's Masters trophies is up for sale by Green Jacket Auctions. And as of Sunday afternoon, the bidding is at $107,181 to be precise.
Sir Nick Faldo was awarded the title of Golf Course Designer of the Year at the 2016 World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony, which was held in the Algarve.
The golf club created by former Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell has been sold for £11 million.
PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, Spain, proved the perfect platform for European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage. As a player, you don’t want to be there, but it has still impressed them.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has surprisingly rejected a proposal to convert Plough Hill Golf Centre in Warwickshire into a housing estate.
Heritage Golf Club has been awarded the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the third year in a row at the World Golf Awards.
South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been crowned as Spain’s Best Golf Course in the prestigious World Golf Awards that took place in Portugal over the weekend. And it’s for the second time running.
Those of you who tune into the GolfPunk Pod Cast will have heard an excerpt from this song in the intro to our Ryder Cupe Special. Have a gander at Rat King's Arnie-inspired tune about the merits of posh lemonade...
Tiger Woods talked to Stephan Colbert on everything from Arnold Palmer to Call of Duty. Find out what he had to say for himself here...
Harold Varner III is in in the midst of a 'moment' right now, and it's pretty awesome to watch. Check out these two awesome videos.
A 91–year old man has had a hole in one at Stoke Park. And it's not his first!
Esther Pelletier carded a triple-bogey six on the par–3 sixth hole at Middleton Golf Club, in Massachusetts, and was thinking of quitting the game. But her next shot was altogether better – her first ever ace!
On the day Arnold Palmer passed away, the Simpsons' new season premier referenced the great man four times. Which is weird considering the episodes are made weeks earlier.
Check out Arnie in full flow in this classic footage. It's Arnold Palmer vs Guy Boros!
Arnold Palmer has passed away aged 87.
Arnie sadly passed away last night. He was arguably the most important figure in modern day golf. We intend to spend a lot of this week paying tribute to him.
The King: A roller coaster ride in brief.
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.
A leading equities analyst has written an article for Property Week calling for authorities to dig up golf courses to help solve the UK's housing crisis.
A 102-year-old man who has been a continuous member of his golf club for 90 years is thought to be the longest serving golf club member in history.
It was the end of an era for the Exmouth seafront when the Jungle Fun attraction and Arnold Palmer Putting Course closed for the last time, as three hundred locals turned up to protest.
Watch this 8 year old girl destroy a drone with one decent drive!!!
Jonah Texeira wanted to become a pro golfer, and his mother has come up with an ingenious way of helping to make that a reality.
GolfPunk Swingin’ Siren, Maria Verchenova, has blazed it up on the final day of the Women’s Olympic golf, shooting a course record 62.
Seven men have been jailed for a total of 47 years for planning a raid on the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews.
Blimey, they're all it it: First Taylor Swift clobbers a superfan with a 56 degree wedge, then Justin Bieber shows his questionable golfing prowess on a public course and now Britney has finally come to her senses and joined the great golf movement.
Royal Troon may be hosting the 145h Open Championship, but it is by no means all that the South Ayrshire area has to offer for the golfer. We’ve had a look at what we think are the Top 5 links courses to play once you’ve taken on Royal Troon.
Caught in a storm, GP's Editor is +13 after 9... can he pull it back on the treacherous back 9? Don't bet on it...
We asked them if we could play at The Open. They said “Don’t be ridiculous.” “But we’re GolfPunk, the golf website for the re . . .” “We know who you are,”they said,“but we’ve got the world’s biggest golf event to organise.” “Fine,” we said,“be like that.”
The Links Course at The Grand National, Alabama.
It's an Olympic year, and Callaway are going for gold with their new MD3 Gold Nickel wedges...
Cabot Cliffs Golf Course, on the jagged coastline of the Monterey Peninsular, Nova Scotia, has opened its doors to the public after much anticipation.
Arnold Palmer is following in Tiger Woods’ footsteps and is writing a new book - “A Life Well Played: My Stories."
We have a vandal on our home course, who is taking divots out of our greens. In just one shot they are ruining the surfaces that have been bought to near perfection by the Green Team. We need to find the culprit.
We recently got the chance to sit down with one of golf's true legends. Doug Sanders finished runner up in the Open (twice), The US Open and the PGA, and was 4th in the Masters. But he's about a lot more than that, as The Rat Pack would testify...
Tamworth's Golf Course sold for £25.2 million, it has today been revealed by the council. Another one bites the dust.
Check out this awesome house in Yorkshire that has just gone on the market, complete with its own golf course.
And here it is, the all time number one weirdest thing you can find on a golf course...
Did you know that The Old Course at St. Andrews was originally built to be played in two different directions? Tom Doak knew this and, with a little help from English architect Tom Simpson, he's creating something very similar in Michigan called The Loop.
Donald Trump is being accused of producing pollution that could contaminate the source of drinking water for the city where he so badly wants to live.
We've been thinking for a while that streetwear is the next direction for golf fashion to take. Nike Golf seem to agree with us.
Golfers at the Wildernesse Golf Club in Kent are having a right struggle to get a toilet built on their golf course. Here’s why.
President Xi Jinping has been conducting an anti–corruption campaign since taking office in 2013, and his focus has been on banquets, gift–giving and golf. Now three more Shanghai courses have been bulldozed.
The American tycoon and billionaire businessman has been blocked from flying the Saltire at the clubhouse of his Aberdeenshire golf course after a planning error, which we reported on a couple of weeks ago.
Councilors on Perth and Kinross Council are considering a six-year plan to ensure the survival of the North Inch course in Perth. Perth and Kinross Council were looking to close the North Inch course due to financial pressures.
Jason Day went wire to wire last night, winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot from Kevin Chappell. His 70 around Bay Hill was his eighth PGA Tour title.
Jason Day retained his lead last night at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but he's got some competition. While he could only manage a seventy, Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell shot solid 67's to jump up to join Henrik Stenson in second place.
A 7-year-old in Spain returned a trophy after realizing he had made a scorecard error.
It has been a testing few days for Poults. First he got heckled at the Valspar by a golf troll, who clearly fears his presence at the Ryder Cup, and took his revenge through Twitter. And now what?
Here's a great little video of PGA Tour players trying out Arnold Palmer's golf clubs before the Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill. And some of them got on really well with them! Enjoy.
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.
SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game.