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Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Tommy's Honour official trailer out

Jan 8th, 2017

The official trailer for Tommy’s Honour, a feature film directed by Jason Connery based on the book by Kevin Cook, was released this week. It's the story of Old & Young Tom Morris. 

Tommy's Honour – The Movie

Tommy's Honour – The Movie

Aug 5th, 2015

Tommy's Honour – The Movie Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason is about to start shooting a major new movie about the Godfather of Golf - Old Tom Morris, at the world-famous home of the sport. Peter Mullan, one of Scotland’s leading actors, has been confirmed to play Old Tom, who helped set up The Open Championship and went on to win it four times.

Tom Watson loses his Hero

Tom Watson loses his Hero

Nov 29th, 2019

GolfPunk send it condolences and prayers to Tom Watson and his family on the sad passing of Hilary Watson just before midnight on Thanksgiving Eve. Hilary, who Tom described as ‘my hero’ had been battling pancreatic cancer for two years.

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Feb 20th, 2019

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.

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.

Tommy Fleetwood's caddie drops a clanger

Tommy Fleetwood's caddie drops a clanger

Oct 28th, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood’s caddie dropped a clanger during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions when he failed to stop Tommy’s ball from going into the water.

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Sep 28th, 2018

We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen? 

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    

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances. 

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

Tommy Fleetwood styles it out with TrendyGolf

May 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

May 18th, 2018

Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.

Top 6 Customised Golf Carts

Top 6 Customised Golf Carts

Apr 17th, 2018

Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts.  They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.

Build your own Masters Golden Bell

Build your own Masters Golden Bell

Apr 3rd, 2018

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...

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

Mar 27th, 2018

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...

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Tommy Armour golf clubs set to make comeback

Mar 16th, 2018

Tommy Armour golf clubs are to make a comeback. The brand will be sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy stores in the USA, but will be sold online as well for UK fans of the brand.

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Tommy Fleetwood's cheeky new phone cover

Jan 21st, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood has to be a shoe in for the Ryder Cup after this stunning 2017 season, and today's win in Abu Dhabi. But he seems to be trying to cover all the bases. for selection.

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose Dubai drama

Nov 18th, 2017

You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

Oct 19th, 2017

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....

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Arnold Palmer's grandson shoots 59

Sep 30th, 2017

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.

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Tommy Fleetwood wins French Open

Jul 2nd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has claimed his second victory of the season in the HNA Open de France. And he's going to be No 15 in the world when the new rankings are released tomorrow.

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

Tommy Fleetwood raises the fashion stakes

May 23rd, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood has already blazed a trail on the European Tour this season and TRENDYGOLF has selected Nike's joggers for him to stay ahead of his fashion rivals at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship.

Callaway launch Callaway Customs

Callaway launch Callaway Customs

Apr 4th, 2017

Callaway has today announced the launch of Callaway Customs, a Tour–level customisation and personalisation service that gives every golfer the opportunity to create their own bespoke wedges, designed exactly for them, by them.

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Rickie Fowler to auction off custom golf shoes

Mar 15th, 2017

Arnold Palmer’s legacy will live on this week as Rickie Fowler heads to Bay Hill for the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since his death, with plans to pay tribute to The King.

Tommy Fleetwood's high–five masterclass

Tommy Fleetwood's high–five masterclass

Mar 6th, 2017

It was a sensational weekend for 26–year–old Tommy Fleetwood, as he came second at the WGC Mexico Championship, shooting a closing day 66 to finish one shot behind Dustin Johnson. But his celebration didn't quite go to plan.

Iconic Old Course Hotel to close

Iconic Old Course Hotel to close

Dec 21st, 2016

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.   

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Arnold Palmer immortalised in rap song

Nov 9th, 2016

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...

91–year old gets hole in one

91–year old gets hole in one

Oct 4th, 2016

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!

Simpsons weird Arnold Palmer reference

Simpsons weird Arnold Palmer reference

Sep 27th, 2016

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.

85–year old man wins competition

85–year old man wins competition

Sep 14th, 2016

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.

Arnold Palmer Putting course closes

Arnold Palmer Putting course closes

Sep 4th, 2016

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.

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Arnold Palmer writing Auto-biog

Jun 8th, 2016

Arnold Palmer is following in Tiger Woods’ footsteps and is writing a new book - “A Life Well Played: My Stories."

Our Kinda Soldier: Doug Sanders

Our Kinda Soldier: Doug Sanders

May 30th, 2016

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...

The Loop – Tom Doak's amazing reversible golf course

The Loop – Tom Doak's amazing reversible golf course

Apr 15th, 2016

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.

Tom Watson’s Augusta National swansong

Tom Watson’s Augusta National swansong

Apr 7th, 2016

Last year we thought we had seen Tom Watson’s final appearance at St Andrews, and we were there to cheer him in on the 18th as the light faded fast. Now it’s the turn of Augusta to bid him farewell.

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Jason Day Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Mar 21st, 2016

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. 

Day Leads by Two At Arnold Palmer

Day Leads by Two At Arnold Palmer

Mar 20th, 2016

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.

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

PGA Tour Pros try out Arnold Palmer's old clubs

Mar 19th, 2016

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.

TomTom launch TomTom Golfer 2

TomTom launch TomTom Golfer 2

Mar 16th, 2016

TomTom has unveiled the ultra-slim TomTom Golfer 2, a GPS Watch designed to help golfers improve their game by using automatic shot detection to give detailed post-round analysis.    

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Arnold Palmer Invitational Top Tips

Mar 15th, 2016

The Spiv has been in the money two of the last three weeks. He's found some tremendous value this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...

Tom Watson Pitching Masterclass

Tom Watson Pitching Masterclass

Mar 14th, 2016

Tom Watson. A living legend. A five time Open Champion. And a master of the shortgame. Watch this video masterclass on nailing those tricky half wedge shots.

Tom Watson Bunker Masterclass

Tom Watson Bunker Masterclass

Mar 4th, 2016

At the beginning of the year Tom Watson signed with Callaway golf. They've paired Tom Watson and wedge guru Roger Cleveland to put togther a series of short game masterclasses. First up, the bunker shot. 

Who is Harold Varner III?

Who is Harold Varner III?

Feb 8th, 2016

Here at GP Towers, as you can imagine, we’re always on the look out for the latest and greatest GolfPunk, and we think we may have just found a new contender for the prestigious top spot. In recent weeks we’ve been casting our beady eye’s over world number 254, Harold Varner III. 

Big Max Launches Autofold FF

Big Max Launches Autofold FF

Feb 8th, 2016

BIG MAX is set to introduce its latest model for 2016, the innovative Autofold FF. So if you are looking for a trolley for the new season check this out. It really is as compact as you like.

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

Feb 7th, 2016

We got called out on Twitter the other day when we wrote about what we thought was the oldest golf pub in the world, and the fact that it was going to be closed down. So we've done some digging and now we think we know what the oldest golf pub in the world is.....  

World's Oldest Golf Club

World's Oldest Golf Club

Feb 6th, 2016

A Scottish golf course, which is reputedly the oldest in the world, could be closed this week, as part of council cuts.

World's Oldest Golf Pub

World's Oldest Golf Pub

Feb 4th, 2016

 Mrs Forman’s is the oldest golf pub in the world, but plans are afoot to demolish it and turn it into a garage. Have people no respect?!

11-year-old indian golfer strives for world domination

11-year-old indian golfer strives for world domination

Jan 21st, 2016

No one had ever heard of golf in Shubham Jaglan's poor Indian village. Until, that is, the five-year-old Shubham happened upon a six iron one day and decided to take on the world. Six years later he won back-to-back junior titles in the US.

Arnold Palmer at 86

Arnold Palmer at 86

Jan 19th, 2016

Just the other day we were writing a piece on the news that Jordan Spieth had now officially become the top earner in golf with combined winnings and sponsorship deals of $53 million. But we also discovered that Arnold Palmer was still, at the tender age of 86, the fourth highest golf earner after Jordan, Tiger and Rory. And we wanted to find out why.

Jordan buys Hunter Mahan's old pad

Jordan buys Hunter Mahan's old pad

Jan 18th, 2016

Jordan Spieth has found time to do a bit of house-hunting, and with earnings of $53 million for 2105, he doesn't exactly need to cut his cloth that tight. But he's still managed to get a saving of $1.5 million off the original asking price. 

Callaway Sign Legend Tom Watson

Callaway Sign Legend Tom Watson

Jan 8th, 2016

It’s been a fairly quiet start to the year when it comes to equipment companies making new player signings. While PXG have made some noise with their new roster including Zach Johnson, and Nike have signed Brooks Koepka, the big two of Callaway and TaylorMade have been very quiet.

12 year old Thai Boy Wins Car

12 year old Thai Boy Wins Car

Jan 6th, 2016

12-year-old Jakkarin Jitmaneekan won a car for scoring a hole-in-one at the Kids Golf World Championship, Malaysia. He'll be able to drive in six years time!

Blake Nakagawa – 4 year-old sensation

Blake Nakagawa – 4 year-old sensation

Nov 28th, 2015

Four-year-old Blake Nakagawa is already making headlines in the golf world. He is currently the 6-and-under Big Island Junior Golf Association Champion, winning two of the four tournaments he’s entered this year.

Remembrance Day: Our Kinda Soldiers

Remembrance Day: Our Kinda Soldiers

Nov 11th, 2015

As we remember those who fought for our freedom in conflict it is also worth remembering those who left the lush fairways to fight. These courageous men are not only heroes of our beloved game but heroes full stop. GolfPunk salutes not only these amazing men but all of those who have and indeed are...fighting for our freedoms. 

Tom Watson makes the cut!

Tom Watson makes the cut!

Sep 12th, 2015

Good work Tom Watson! Makes the cut and then some... Rounds of 69, 68, 68 roll back the years.

Inside Ping's Golden Putter Vault

Inside Ping's Golden Putter Vault

Aug 20th, 2015

So we visited the world famous Ping Putter vault. In what has become a modern golfing legend, every tournament winner on the major tours around the world who wins using a Ping Putter gets two gold plated putters made in their honour.

Phantom Golf Defecator Strikes Again

Phantom Golf Defecator Strikes Again

Jul 28th, 2015

There appear to be recurring problems at the Norwegian Golf course of Stavanger, which has been confronted by a serial cup defecator, who uses the course’s holes as toilets.