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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...
May 29th, 2018
When GolfPunk first launched in 2004, Johan Lindeberg was the first person we called. His approach to golf fashion was revolutionary and we knew had a kindred spirit. Our Kinda Soldier in fact... Here he tells us how it all started and what golf needs to do next...
Sep 26th, 2016
The King: A roller coaster ride in brief.
Mar 4th, 2016
Luke Kohl has a vision for world golf. It's called Intergalactic Golf. Luke, you are Our Kinda Soldier.
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.
Apr 13th, 2020
American Doug Sanders, who sadly will always be remembered for missing a three-foot putt to win the 1970 Open Championship has died of natural causes aged 86. As we remember the flamboyant golfer from Cedartown, Georgia we look back at an interview GolfPunk was lucky enough to have with the legend that is Sanders, Our Kinda Soldier!
Sep 10th, 2017
Troon International has launched a new tee time booking app and website, to make booking easier across all their international courses.
Nov 1st, 2016
Step aside Leonardo DiCaprio, there's a new beast in business town. 14-time major winner Tiger Woods no less. The Tiger Of Wall Street yesterday unleashed his new company, TGR, combining a portfolio of Tiger-related concerns.
Apr 30th, 2020
The LPGA announced its revised calendar for 2020 on Wednesday with a planned return to play at the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational in Michigan on 15th July. There will also be more cash available due to increases in the purses for many of the events. Players will compete for an average of nearly $2.7 million per event.
Apr 24th, 2020
As the Coronavirus crisis rumbles on golf tours facing an uncertain future. Every week that passes means that both the PGA Tour and European Tour are losing millions in TV and sponsorship revenues. The Americans have a plan for survival but their European counterparts face the perfect storm of challenges that threaten the existence of the European Tour itself.
Apr 17th, 2020
The European Tour today confirmed the cancellation of the BMW International Open and the Open de France and the postponement of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, a Rolex Series event, due to the continuing threat posed by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). At the same time, the PGA Tour announced its plans to resume the 2019-20 season with the Charles Schwab Challenge between 11th and 14th June.
Mar 29th, 2020
Golfers on the European Tour have come together to record a message to encourage everyone across the world to follow the World Health Organisation’s guidelines amid the coronavirus outbreak, reinforcing the #STAYATHOME message.
Mar 24th, 2020
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.
Mar 9th, 2020
PGA TOUR has announced an expansive media rights deal that brings in ESPN with its streaming services alongside incumbent broadcasters CBS and NBC. The deal aims to increase the reach with more video content reaching a broader audience.
Feb 22nd, 2020
Erik van Rooyen celebrated his 30th birthday most spectacularly at the WGC-Mexico Championship as the South African tied the course record at Chapultepec Golf Club with a sizzling 62. That nine under par round moved van Rooyen to a ten under total and within a shot of Bryson DeChambeau’s lead.
Feb 13th, 2020
Ok as nobody else seems to be doing it, I am going to come out and defend the seemingly indefensible, or at the very worst add a bit of perspective. Hank Hainey made a pretty unwise statement and was clearly mistaken in taking what might be described as ‘locker room humour’ to the airways. But, was he being ‘racist, xenophobic, and sexist’ as stated by the PGA Tour’s lawyers?
Jan 21st, 2020
Encouraging signs from the first event with the European Tour’s new regime on slow play. The toughened up four-point plan did not result in any penalties but the general consensus was that the pace of play was better. Even Bryson DeChambeau seemed to have responded positively – might the penny be finally dropping?
Jan 17th, 2020
It looks like the PGA Tour are moving to close down the debate on the Patrick Reed saga. Rumours have it that Cameron Smith has been admonished by the PGA Tour for his outspoken comments on Patrick Reed's behaviour at the Hero World Challenge.
Jan 8th, 2020
The European Tour has a real headache on its hands following Iran’s recent threats to "destroy" parts of the United Arab Emirates if there is retaliation after the attacks they launched on Iraq in reprisal for the US killing of Qassem Soleimani.
Jan 6th, 2020
The gods were smiling on Justin Thomas in Hawaii on Sunday. Two clear, with three to go it looked like he had the Tournament of Champions in the bag. However, two sloppy bogies in his last three holes saw him have to win a play-off against Patrick Reed and defending champion Xander Schauffele.
Jan 6th, 2020
The FootJoy folk never seem to stand still and the latest iteration is the Tour X which seeks to combine all that was good from previous tried and tested FootJoy models. The new Tour X has been born from the synthesis of 3 Tour-proven models, the DNA, Tour-S and Fury.
Aug 23rd, 2019
There was lots of concern that the new format of the Tour Championship was going to result in the FedEx Cup leader running away with things and there being a lack of drama at East Lake Golf Club over the last big weekend for the PGA Tour. Well things didn’t really work out like that as Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all start day two tied on 10 under with Rory just one behind.
Aug 22nd, 2019
The finale of the PGA Tour season is upon us and already we have a leaderboard in the race for that crazy payout of $15 million to the winner. Thirty men, honourable and true, will tee it up at the East Lake Golf Club just outside Atlanta with dollar signs in their eyes. Justin Thomas already leads by two, crazy we know but then again, the whole thing is.
Jun 7th, 2019
Welcome to our new feature, Who's Your Favourite, where we ask golf industry insiders who their favourite players are. This week its Michael the owner of GOLFWOD who is currently putting two of our team through his 6 week golf fit challenge.
Mar 21st, 2019
The 25th anniversary edition of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open will once again be tri-sanctioned by the China Golf Association and the European and Asian Tours when the tournament is staged at The Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen from May 2-5.v
Mar 20th, 2019
PGA Catalunya Resort, one of Europe’s finest golf experiences, today begins a year-long celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of its iconic Stadium Course, the No.1* ranked layout in Spain for the last seven years.
Mar 16th, 2019
Whether you are cashing in $2 skins for Nassau team junk, two down presses or any other expensive or complicated golf game, playing golf is always a bit more interesting when there’s cash involved.
Mar 5th, 2019
Laguna Golf Phuket will become the first golf course to host a PGA TOUR Series-China event outside of mainland China when it hosts the Tour’s third and final Global Qualifying Tournament from March 5-8.
Feb 27th, 2019
Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March.
Feb 15th, 2019
With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.
Feb 7th, 2019
Spain is one of the most sought-after golf holiday destinations in the world and Your Golf Travel customers have the opportunity to secure the best tee times at championship courses scattered around Andalucia including Valderrama Golf Club, Finca Cortesin, La Reserva and many more.
Feb 3rd, 2019
40 of Ireland's leading golf clubs and resorts are coming together next week in Belfast, brought to you by Golf Ireland in association with Fáilte Ireland.
Feb 2nd, 2019
Patrick Reed has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Masters Tournament victory last year. Or was it his sterling work in destabilising the USA Ryder Cup team in Paris...
Jan 31st, 2019
Golf is a sport driven by the feet. Walking from shot to shot, every step bringing you closer to the hole. Every element of your shot – the traction, the torque, the power and the precision – comes from the ground up, and few know this better than 3-time Major Champion Jordan Spieth.
Jan 30th, 2019
It takes a lot for Tiger Woods to turn down a massive appearance fee (reportedly north of $6m) and a free yacht, but that's what happened recently when the European Tour came knocking with an invite to the Saudi International, the country's first professional significant golf tournament.
Jan 29th, 2019
Ayla Golf Club is finalising preparations to stage three consecutive events on the MENA Tour calendar, kick-starting what will be an action-packed season for the spectacular Red Sea venue.
Jan 28th, 2019
Bryson DeCbambeau breaks 30-year record at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to claim his first European Tour victory and his 4th win in 9 starts with one of the industry’s most talked about new technologies in the bag.
Jan 23rd, 2019
Galvin Green has boosted the line-up of global ambassadors for the 2019 season with the addition of proven Tour winners to wear its premium apparel.
Jan 19th, 2019
Tired of being asked to take part in ‘viral’ videos by ‘media types’, five European Tour stars decided to take matters into their own hands and assemble The Content Committee.
Jan 16th, 2019
Following the signing of American star Gary Woodland to its Tour Advisory Staff last week, Wilson Golf has confirmed its line-up for the 2019 European Tour, mixing young and upcoming talent with established Tour winners and Major champions.
Jan 4th, 2019
Your Golf Travel (YGT) have gone ‘The Extra Yard’ & for the first time ever, this January groups booking holidays for 2019 to travel between 1st January - 31st December will receive huge offers, such as free golf break, TaylorMade TP5 balls plus airport lounge passes.
Jan 1st, 2019
Happy New Year to all GolfPunk followers. Just the one event this week in Hawaii, it’s a small but select field in which I do fear the two favourites, DustinJohnson and Jon Rahm the biggest hitters in the field but with wind forecast I think and hope there is value to be had elsewhere??? 9 points risked.
Dec 20th, 2018
23-year-old Bronte Law has broken a Ladies European Tour record by holing nine straight birdies in the Lalla Aicha Tour School event in Morocco.
Dec 13th, 2018
Fourteen-year-old Kuang Yang clinched his place in the 2019 Volvo China Open by winning the Volvo China Junior Match Play Championship at Southern Wood Golf & Country Club in Fujian on Wednesday.
Dec 13th, 2018
Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world.
Nov 29th, 2018
Aussie Pro John Senden was teeing it up on the 5th at the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines, when his driver snapped right in the middle of his swing.
Nov 28th, 2018
Aaron Rai beat Matthew Fitzpatrick to clinch the season-opening Honma Hong Kong Open. The three-time Challenge Tour winner wore his signature MacWet Golf Gloves on both hands throughout all rounds.
Nov 21st, 2018
Tickets go on sale today across all American Golf stores for the charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation.
Nov 21st, 2018
PGA Tour and Vijay Singh have announced an end to the lawsuit involving VJ’s anti-doping suspension, with a joint statement.
Nov 19th, 2018
COBRA PUMA GOLF Athlete Lexi Thompson ended the 2018 season on a high note, atop the leaderboard of the CME Group Tour Championship, capturing her 10th career victory. With this win, Thompson is projected to move to number two in the world.
Nov 19th, 2018
Leadingcourses.com is on a quest to help golfers throughout Europe to book their tee-times online.
Nov 19th, 2018
Entries for the 2019 Sunningdale Foursomes are now open. Here's how to apply.
Nov 16th, 2018
Team Galvin Green will have two new members on the European Tour next season following Guido Migliozzi and Ivan Cantero earning their Tour Cards this week at the final stage of Q-School.
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.
Nov 13th, 2018
Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be thinking of working with Billy Foster after his recent split from Lee Westwood.
Nov 7th, 2018
Adri Arnaus shot a final round 69 (-3) to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in rhe Unitied Arab Emirates and secure his gradutation to the European Tour for the 2019 season.
Nov 2nd, 2018
In an insightful stroke, Your Golf Travel, The World's Largest Golf Travel Company, has continued its rapid expansion by acquiring all the assets and brands of GolfThere Corporation for an undisclosed six figure sum.
Nov 2nd, 2018
Under Armour’s Fall/Winter ’18 collection delivers the technologies and performance benefits you need to keep your game going in any type of weather.
Oct 31st, 2018
Your Golf Travel (YGT) is an official travel operator for the 16th Solheim Cup matches to be played next September at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. YGT is leading the way with hundreds of three, five and seven-night packages for the event already sold.
Oct 29th, 2018
Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs have confirmed the dates for the major Tour events they will play host to in 2019, as the world-renowned venues continue to drive their reputation as world class golf destinations.
Oct 26th, 2018
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
Oct 19th, 2018
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has unveiled ‘Select’, a new membership created to provide its premier customers with the most comprehensive travel booking service and a wide range of exclusive products and benefits.
Oct 18th, 2018
Bettinardi Golf, the specialist milled putter manufacturer based in Chicago, has enjoyed its best ever season with standout victories on both the PGA and European Tours.
Sep 29th, 2018
What an incredible morning for Europe, as they continued to build on the momentum from Friday afternoon, when they trounced America 4- nil.
Sep 29th, 2018
This was to be a critical session for the Americans if they were to have any hope of retaining the Ryder Cup. But it was to end honours even for the session, leaving the US with a Medinah like mountain to climb as Europe go into the final day 10-6.
Sep 28th, 2018
Here are the pairings for the Friday afternoon fourballs. Europe need heroes after USA dominate morning four balls. Enjoy!
Sep 28th, 2018
Well, that escalated quickly... Europe have routed Team USA in the Friday afternoon foursomes, and pulled the contest back to 5-3 in a riveting session of golf.
Sep 21st, 2018
Tiger Woods made an eagle putt from over 27 feet on the par-5 18th hole for a 5-under 65 and a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler in the Tour Championship. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
Sep 21st, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: Oliver Fisher has signed for a 59 at the Portuguese Masters to make European Tour history.
Sep 20th, 2018
The Algarve’s premier golf brand, Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, has completed the final touches as it prepares to host the 12th Portugal Masters.
Sep 15th, 2018
Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.
Sep 14th, 2018
A survey of 59 PGA Tour players, including four major winners, has revealed that 46% of them have played in tournament rounds while being hungover.
Sep 13th, 2018
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!
Sep 11th, 2018
You won't believe some of the things you find on golf courses around the world...
Sep 11th, 2018
Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.
Sep 7th, 2018
Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.
Sep 6th, 2018
It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.
Sep 3rd, 2018
Your Golf Travel (YGT) and Chief Holiday Officer Lee Westwood have gone “The Extra Yard,” listening to customers and securing an incredible selection of value add-ons for those booking holidays for 2019 holidays between 1st and 30th September.
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.
Aug 21st, 2018
2019 will see The Staysure Tour welcome a new, exciting event to its tour schedule; the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship boasting a total prize fund of €200,000. Arriving at the stunning Trevose Golf and Country Club, the four-day event will see some of the greatest ever golfers take to the picturesque course from June 20-23 2019.
Aug 20th, 2018
Wilson Staff player Paul Waring captured his maiden European Tour victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden today by winning a play-off at the first extra hole at the Hills Golf Club in Gothenburg.
Jul 17th, 2018
We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.
Jul 11th, 2018
English Tour pros Chris Wood and Matthew Fitzpatrick might be getting a bit ahead of themselves, as they have had their Titleist wedges stamped with “It’s coming home.”
Jul 7th, 2018
World Cup fever took over the European Tour as four stars faced a par three with a difference ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, the fourth Rolex Series event of the year.
Jul 3rd, 2018
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...
Jul 1st, 2018
Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Jun 27th, 2018
Launched two weeks ago with special guest Luke Donald, the European Tour's Life on Tour aims to take the listener behind the curtain to find out what life is really like for some of the biggest names in golf.
Jun 8th, 2018
The time is just about here for one of the most exciting Majors on the calendar, the U.S. Open. Here’s Jordan Spieth’s Under Armour scripting for his campaign.
Jun 4th, 2018
COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Bryson DeChambeau is a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, capturing his second win at this weeks’ Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village.
Jun 3rd, 2018
These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.
May 30th, 2018
Here are the star groupings for round one of The Memorial Tournament played at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. And Justin Rose will be teeing it with Tiger Woods....
May 26th, 2018
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has launched a summer promotion to coincide with the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will give golfers a chance to stay and play for FREE.
May 26th, 2018
It was a rollercoaster round for Rory McIlroy, but he is still in it, despite only shooting a one under 71, whilst Francisco Molinari was hot to trot with a six under 66 - the best round of the day by two shots.
May 25th, 2018
Two-time Major winner and Europe’s most successful and iconic Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, is taking on yet another golfing challenge as he begins work restoring the golf course at Florida’s prestigious Bradenton Country Club.
May 25th, 2018
A little over 12 months on from the official unveiling of the renovated West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led project, the world of golf has never been richer in its praise for the iconic golf course.
May 22nd, 2018
This is a simply incredible Cinderella story from the web.com Tour, as journeyman pro gets in as first alternative and proceeds to shoot the lights out.....
May 21st, 2018
Guy Kinnings, Colin Montgomerie’s long-time manager, is joining the European Tour as Deputy CEO to Keith Pelley and Ryder Cup Director.
May 19th, 2018
Here’s an incredible front nine to remember. Michael Arnaud, a 36-year-old journeyman pro since 2004, who has only once ever played on the PGA Tour and had only made one start on the Web.com Tour this season, caught light on the front nine at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
May 3rd, 2018
The R&A won't like this, but Rory McIlroy has gone on the record to state that he believes that the Masters has now overtaken the other major championships as "the biggest golf tournament in the world".