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Pitch & Putt NOT Ditch & Shut!

Pitch & Putt NOT Ditch & Shut!

Apr 8th, 2019

Foot Golf, Slam Golf, Power Play Golf, Disc Golf, Speed Golf – we've had the bloody lot in recent years. People trying to 'make golf more interesting'. All very commendable, and some shrewdsters may even be making money out of it, but it's a total waste of time. It's not golf is it? Well, I suppose Speed Golf is golf, kind of. Whataver, the answer has been staring us all in the face all this time.

Carly Booth's great pitching tip

Carly Booth's great pitching tip

Nov 2nd, 2018

The Golf Nurse Will See You Now: This won't hurt a bit she says, as Carly Booth shows us how to aproach an elevated pin.

Jeff Ritter: Pitch Perfect

Jeff Ritter: Pitch Perfect

Mar 5th, 2017

I’m going to show you a few simple tips to take to the practise range that will help get you pitch perfect and fill you with confidence on the course.​

British Open Pitch & Putt

British Open Pitch & Putt

Jul 24th, 2016

Eight-time British Pitch and Putt champion John Deeble is delighted to be making history by staging the inaugural British Open Pitch and Putt tournament in Dagenham.

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.

Jeff Ritter's Pitching Secret

Jeff Ritter's Pitching Secret

Mar 9th, 2016

GolfPunk's Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter has got a great tip here to help improve your pitching. Hit high soft floating pitch shots in to the pin everytime if you follow his advice...

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Luke Donald: 60 yard Pitches

Feb 3rd, 2016

Luke Donald show's how to improve your short game by hitting a low spinning pitch like the pro's. You know the one, the shot that gets all the ooh's and aahs when you watch the proffesionals up close at a tour event.

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Luke Donald's Pitching Perfection

Oct 13th, 2015

Former World Number 1 Luke Donald is known for his ridiculously good short game. Here he is using the latest Mizuno S5 wedges, to show you that there's more than one way to pitch the ball close to the hole.  

Dave Pelz Golf Schools pitch up at Foxhills

Dave Pelz Golf Schools pitch up at Foxhills

Feb 12th, 2019

Golfers eager to sharpen their short-game skills can combine state-of-the-art facilities and a world-renowned coaching progamme thanks to a new link-up between Foxhills and Dave Pelz Golf Schools.

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Hotels pitch in to find next Rory McIlroy

Aug 21st, 2018

QHotels, managed by RBH, has launched the perfect package for golfing stars of the future - with children of guests and customers allowed to take to the course for free.

How to master the long pitch shot

How to master the long pitch shot

Nov 9th, 2017

It's a nasty business the long pitch shot. Can make the best of us look like complete berks. But cast aside your fears, Maria Verchenova is here to put us straight...

Don't be a golf plank!

Don't be a golf plank!

Mar 27th, 2019

Olympic record-holder (shooting an incredible 61 in Brazil 2016) Maria Verchenova brings us the latest in her award-winning series of fitness videos for GolfPunk. It's time to stop being a plank and get your core, arms and everything maximised to the extreme!

Buttons Up - how to make the turn with your golf swing

Buttons Up - how to make the turn with your golf swing

Jan 25th, 2019

Get your golf game ready for 2019 with Jeff Ritter. Here is a great tip to make sure you're making a good turn with your golf swing. It's all about buttons and chest 'up' at the end of your back swing...

Stop Duffing Your Chips

Stop Duffing Your Chips

May 9th, 2018

Jeff Ritter is quite good at this golf instruction lark. He he has a simple tip to stop you hitting your chips fat.

How to make more putts

How to make more putts

Jan 3rd, 2018

We brought you our first article on how GP's Editor was getting on with his Hole More Putts tablet. Well, here's the video evidence... Honestly, if it can work for him...

The Key To Weight Transference with Maria V

The Key To Weight Transference with Maria V

Nov 9th, 2017

LET and Olympics star Maria Verchenova gives us the low down on how to make sure you have your weight transference, to make sure you get through the ball and don't fanny it like a berk...

Jason Floyd's one arm chipping tip

Jason Floyd's one arm chipping tip

Sep 6th, 2017

Sky's Ewen Murray calls him "One of the most intelligent young coaches in Europe". We call him Jason and The GolfPunk Jason Floyd Series continues with this crazy simple tip on how to get crisper chips every time.

Golf chipping secrets: Chest to target

Golf chipping secrets: Chest to target

Jun 7th, 2017

This is a great, simple tip to get your chips behaving like they should every time. It's all about club face/sternum alignment. And chest to target. Practice this and watch the shots fall off your round.

One armed golfer qualifies for

One armed golfer qualifies for

Jun 6th, 2017

Young Tommy Morrissey has advanced in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition for boys ages 7 to 9 this week. Morrissey was born without a right arm–but that’s not stopped him from getting notices by golf fans and Tour players alike for his golfing ability.

Game changer for London golfers

Game changer for London golfers

Apr 20th, 2017

A new indoor golf centre in the City of London has proved such a huge hit with keen golfers that a second site is planned to open in the capital later this year.

Golf Express comes to London

Golf Express comes to London

Jan 21st, 2017

We all know the curse of slow play, but now Bromley Golf has become the first golf complex in the country to be branded as a ‘Golf Express Centre’.

The Foozler Reports: Golf Therapy In Prison

The Foozler Reports: Golf Therapy In Prison

Dec 13th, 2016

‘Have you seen this fellas?’ chirped Foozler during our Friday wind-down pint. ‘Canadians are offering Golf Therapy to convicts, have you ever heard the like?’ ‘No,’ we said, ‘get your stripes on and go find out…’

The amazing bicycle made out of golf clubs

The amazing bicycle made out of golf clubs

Dec 2nd, 2016

What can you get for 99p these days? How about a bag of Haribos? You could get something from the pound shop if you can borrow 1p from someone. Or you could get yourself a brand new bicycle made entirely out of golf clubs.

Blair O'Neal: How To Hit The Perfect Draw

Blair O'Neal: How To Hit The Perfect Draw

Nov 22nd, 2016

Blair is what's known on the tour as a 'baller'. What that means is she hits it miles off the tee. So when she offered to help us out and ensure we get more power, we listened. And watched... Look for the Blair Necessities, the simple Blair Necessities!!  

Dave Peltz short game masterclass

Dave Peltz short game masterclass

Oct 17th, 2016

Short game guru Dave Peltz works with, amongst others, Phil Mickelson, probably the finest exponent of pitching and chipping in the world. Check out his brilliant '4-shot pitching' tip. 

 Topgolf launches Hero Club

Topgolf launches Hero Club

Sep 17th, 2016

To acknowledge the hard work of the British armed forces and emergency services, Topgolf UK has launched a new initiative; ‘The Hero Club’.

Nine is fine

Nine is fine

Jul 16th, 2016

Golf bodies in Great Britain and Ireland are getting together to promote nine-hole golf as a quick and enjoyable way to play golf either socially or competitively in a new digital campaign.

Escape to Victory

Escape to Victory

Jul 7th, 2016

Keep calm, and don't panic, and you will be able to hit this seemingly impossible shot around the green. The Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter shows you how.

Congo Rapids Lost World Opens

Congo Rapids Lost World Opens

Jul 7th, 2016

A new Florida-style adventure golf course, Congo Rapids Lost World, has opened in Suffolk. We’re a sucker for this stuff.

Tiger's son plays first golf competition

Tiger's son plays first golf competition

Jun 26th, 2016

Like father like son, eh? Charlie Woods, the seven year old son of Tiger & Elin showed his dad a thing or two about climbing the leaderboard at a junior tournament in West Palm Beach, Fl

Why 9 hole golf is the future

Why 9 hole golf is the future

Jun 25th, 2016

Welcome aboard Colin Mieczkowski, our new writer. Colin's first commission for GP champions 9-hole golf which could provide the blueprint for golf. After just completing 72 holes in a day for the Longest Day Challenge, we hear you, Col!

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

Jun 3rd, 2016

We've all been there: Stood over a 20 yard chip or a 60 yard pitch and you're terrified. It just all feels.. weird somehow... Imagine what it's like if you're a tour pro and you rely on making chips & pitches for a living?

New Crazy Golf Venue for London

New Crazy Golf Venue for London

May 28th, 2016

Swingers is a new Crazy Golf Club bang in the heart of London. The venue incorporates two nine-hole courses – The Windmill and The Lighthouse – as well as five bars and street food stalls from London favourites Pizza Pilgrims, Le Bab and Patty & Bun.

Horse racing & golf

Horse racing & golf

May 27th, 2016

Oadby golf course in Leicestershire is on the market and the owner, Leceister Racecourse, is looking for someone to take it off their hands. So if you like golf and horse racing, this could be the course for you.

The history of golf re-imagined as 9 holes

The history of golf re-imagined as 9 holes

May 26th, 2016

Experts at England Golf have re-imagined what the history of the game would look like if it was played over nine holes, rather than 18. And here are the winners.

The Secret Caddie

The Secret Caddie

May 16th, 2016

It's a fine art, lining up putts for complete berks like us. But someone's got to do it and the Secret Caddie is here to tell us about the trials and tribulations of a resort caddie.

USGA expands Play9 programme

USGA expands Play9 programme

May 9th, 2016

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is expanding their PLAY9™ program this year, encouraging more golfers to play nine holes during six scheduled “PLAY9 Days.”

Gareth Bale gets injured doing GolfBunk

Gareth Bale gets injured doing GolfBunk

Apr 22nd, 2016

Oh, Balo, how could you? Got yourself injured playing 36 holes of golf at Valderrama and end up missing a Real Madrid match due to back spasms. 

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Danny Willett learnt golf on a municipal

Apr 16th, 2016

We all know that council-run golf municipal courses have been in decline in recent years as local authorities have made cuts and sold land, so here’s a good news story for once.

Rory McIlroy changes putting grip

Rory McIlroy changes putting grip

Mar 4th, 2016

Rumours have been flying about that Rory is splitting with renowned putting coach Dave Stockton. One thing that definitely has happened is he's changed his putting grip. Rory's gone left hand under. When you look at his stats for this season, it's little wonder he's making changes...

Councils make it illegal to carry golf bags in public!

Councils make it illegal to carry golf bags in public!

Mar 1st, 2016

Not content with closing our pitch and putt courses down, local councils have now made it illegal to carry golf bags about the place in public. Yes, that's right, you can be arrested for carrying a golf bag in public. And if you're intending to sell lucky charms while carrying your golf bag, that's illegal too.