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.
Everyone loves Beef Johnson, what’s not to like? He is a lovely chap and is nice to everyone both on and off the course and boy can he play golf. That’s why it was sad to see Beef’s loss of form and subsequently learn that this great bloke from London was struggling mentally. In this, Men’s Mental Health Month, we really enjoyed watching the video of Beef and Tubes, the Soccer AM presenter, playing a few holes and chatting about mental health and other stuff.
Two Foxhills members both hit a hole-in-one on the same hole with consecutive shots. Apparently, the odds of this happening are millions to one although we must confess, we haven’t a clue how that is calculated.
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.
Irish golfer Michael Dolan waited until he was 59 for his first hole-in-one; a month later, his second earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup after he aced the eighth hole at Son Vida, Mallorca.
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!
Call the Golf Scientist! This defgies logic... Eddie Pepperell, British Masters... Hole 7, par 3... Then this happens... bonkers...
Watch as club golfer aces his way to a cool million dollars!
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...
It's been a record breaking year for holes in one on The European Tour so they have dug through the archives and found ten of the best aces for your further viewing pleasure.
The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.
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...
Golfing prodigy Abhay Kapoor stunned onlookers by recording a hole in one during a golf lesson at 3 Hammers Golf Complex in Wolverhampton this weekend.
As the quest for short formats of the game continues the R&A this week announced its support of the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz After-Work Golf Cup.
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.
Ross Fisher made a fanatastic hole-in-one at the WGC Mexico. But the best thing about his feat is the Mexican football style commentary. You have to check this one out!
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.
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
Seven-year old Freddy Sage’s had an ace on his very first time out on a fulll golf course. Another youngster hooked for life young!
HOLE MORE PUTTS, the new high-tech, portable solution for achieving a repeatable and consistent putting stroke has gone global.
The Night Golf Company have been running events across the UK for 5 years now and just a week after their 5th anniversary, they saw what they believe to the UK's first Night Golf Hole-in-One! Not only that, they saw the 2nd just 2 nights later!
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
Two golfers have make hole-in-ones on the same hole in successive shots. And the odds on that happening are incredible!
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.
17–year–old Ben Tetzlaff made two holes–in–one in the space of just nine holes. And the odds for that are???
It took Rolston 80 days and 20,093 shots - just the 6,093 over par – to complete the world's longest hole. He had covered 2,011km, playing through swamps, on frozen rivers and across deserts.
Former soldier Rob Hansen was just six feet away from winning On Course Foundation (OCF) a whopping $1million after taking part in last week’s Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO), in partnership with American Golf.
There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….
You get two hole in ones in one round, you finish -3 and you still don't win?? What's all that about?...
German Marcel Siem had a day to remember at the Porsche European Open at Green Eagle GC, when he absolutely nailed a seven iron on the Par 3 seventeenth for a stunning hole–in–one.
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.
A six–year–old has become the youngest player to score a hole–in–one at Bruntsfield Links.
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.
Audrey and Craig Stammen were enjoying a round of golf on their honeymoon. They were playing in Manele, Lanai, Hawaii when the golfing gods smiled on Audrey.
Getty’s legendary golf photographer David Cannon has shared an amazing hole–in–one story in an article for Lady Golfer. Actually, make that three hole–in–ones!
Amateur golfer David Colby had an amazing hole–in–one on the 17th hole at the Stadium Course during the CareerBuilding Challenge, and had no idea that it had actually gone in until the roar of the crowd told him so.
I have to confess that the term 'decuple bogey' is not immediately familiar to me. But one English Golf Pro knows exactly what it is as he recorded one this weekend on the Web.com Tour.
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.
Jaco Van Zyl, who represented South Africa at the Olympics when all his peers couldnt make it, have a stroke of good fortune today. He had a beautiful hole–in-one on the 16th and picked up a brand new BMW i8 in the process.
The Dunvegan Hotel, one of the most iconic 19th holes in golf, has been sold to a consortium of golfing fans from Canada and the USA.
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.
Here’s a lovely cottage that comes with its own nine-hole golf course in the garden, but you’ll need a spare £700,000.
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?
Ten of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging amateur golf holes have been shortlisted to be crowned the UK’s best, as online voting now begins for golfers to choose their favourite.
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.
Stoneham Barns Golf in Essex is actively promoting Big HOLE Golf, which was developed by Murray Blair in Australia. So what's it about, and will it catch on?
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.
Golf coach Emma Brown must be pretty pleased with her latest recruit. She only went and had a hole–in–one in her first ever lesson. Beat that!
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...
Matt Kuchar was standing on the tee at the par-3 17th hole waiting his turn when his caddie noticed the small print…..
A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.
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!
Hibs manager Neil Lennon bought drinks for everyone in the clubhouse after landing an elusive hole in one.
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!
Four brothers from Cumbria have all hit a hole-in-one in the last three years. It is believed to be the first time this has ever happened in the UK. And check out the odds!
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.