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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.

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.”

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.

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’.

 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.

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.

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.

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.

The long putter is alive and kicking

The long putter is alive and kicking

Feb 19th, 2020

It was a fine victory for Adam Scott last weekend, he is a great ball striker, but I must confess I rather sighed when I saw him using a long putter to great effect once again. It was a similar feeling to that I had when Scott won the Masters back in 2013. I’m sorry, but I am with the brigade who consider these long putters cheat sticks.

New putters from the Master

New putters from the Master

Jan 17th, 2020

Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron has produced a reboot of his classic designs to produce eight new blade and mid-mallet setups precision milled putters. Retaining the classic Scotty Cameron look the putters look to deliver a tour level performance to the retail market.

World Handicap System

World Handicap System

Jan 2nd, 2020

Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.

Most valuable putts in golf

Most valuable putts in golf

Nov 26th, 2019

This weekend the biggest winner’s cheque on Tour were nabbed by Jon Rahm on the European Tour and Kim Sei-young on the LPGA Tour. Check out how both closed out their respective events and raked in a rather obscene amount of cash.

Golf Course vandalised

Golf Course vandalised

Nov 19th, 2019

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.

Anika and Henrik’s Scandinavian Mixed

Anika and Henrik’s Scandinavian Mixed

Oct 15th, 2019

There has been much debate about parity for women golfers and there have been attempts to move in the right direction, for example the Jordan Mixed Open and the ISPS Handa World Invitational promoted by Niall Horran’s Modest media. With all respect to these other events, finally, there is a big one with some serious money attached.

You Little Beauty: Tandridge G.C.

You Little Beauty: Tandridge G.C.

Oct 1st, 2019

The 6:57 to East Grinstead trundles out of Clapham Junction. I’m on board with my Café Nero’s black americano in hand (other coffee brands were available) and a copy of City AM on the table in front of me. Today’s mission, to seek out a gem of a course that I have known about for years but never played. The course in question is Tandridge Golf Club and I have heard good reports about the course and, in particular, the famous lunch – more of that later!

Sanderson Farms Championship

Sanderson Farms Championship

Sep 23rd, 2019

The Sanderson Farms Championship from the Country Club of Jackson delivered another first-time winner when Sebastian Munoz saw off 2019 Rookie of the Year, Sungjae Im, on the first hole of a playoff. It was the Columbian’s first tour victory and follows the win by Joaquin Niemann of Chile at last week’s win at the A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier.

More turbo from Cleveland

More turbo from Cleveland

Sep 17th, 2019

Following close on behind the launch of their Go Faster Turbo Woods Cleveland have unveiled the Launcher HB Turbo Irons. Built for more speed and more precision and targeted specifically at improvement players the irons deliver maximum forgiveness and an easy-to-hit to profile.

Go faster turbo woods by Cleveland

Go faster turbo woods by Cleveland

Sep 11th, 2019

Cleveland have been on a bit of a role when it comes to launching wrenches recently.  Their CBX 2 wedges kicked it off, followed by their amazing Frontline Putters and the Huntington Beach range.  Now, two years on from their return to the woods and irons market they are releasing the Launcher HB Turbo woods which they say are “sleeker, faster, and more forgiving” which is exactly what you want!

Cleveland Frontline Range

Cleveland Frontline Range

Sep 3rd, 2019

Cleveland wedges are definitely always in the mix when you think about premium tour products and we loved their recent CBX 2 launch aimed at the slightly more regular golfers amongst us.  What they aren’t as well known for are their top of the line putters and perhaps, with the new Frontline range, that is about to change?

New Huntington Beach Putters

New Huntington Beach Putters

Sep 3rd, 2019

The techies at Cleveland believe that the keys to success are control and feel which gives confidence in putting and their new Huntington Beach SOFT range does just that, so that we make more putts, "plain and simple!"

Rory and Justin play in the sand

Rory and Justin play in the sand

Aug 30th, 2019

What happens when you pair one of the world’s biggest pop stars with the world’s number two golfer at a Pro-Am event?  Well it’s no joke but what you actually get is a lesson in bunker play in the middle of the round, oh and a very near miss!

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Aug 19th, 2019

We often read about how a club has been designed for the tour players and is now being released to us mere mortals and, to be honest, it sells a great idea that by adding said stick to our bag will result in us playing like Brooks, Tiger or Rory.  Sadly, in real life this is rarely the case so the idea that Cleveland have launched their CBX2 wedges with the majority of golfers in mind is a refreshing change of pace.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

Aug 16th, 2019

Scotland’s Craig Ross and England’s Eleanor Givens are the first round leaders lead in the The ISPS HANDA World Invitational, both carding an impressive 6 under par. Ross shot an impressive birdie free round of 64 Massereene Golf Club while Givens had seven birdies and one solitary bogey in carding a 67 at Galgorm Castle Golf Club.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

Aug 16th, 2019

It has rather flown under the radar but yesterday the ISPS HANDA World Invitational event for both men and women teed of at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club. A first for golf in Europe as women will play alongside (sort of) the men and will play for the same money.

TaylorMade TP Patina Putter Collection

TaylorMade TP Patina Putter Collection

Aug 12th, 2019

TaylorMade are on a roll, of that there can be little doubt and when the TP Patina Putter collection drops you can be sure it will cause more than a little stir.  The marketing bumpf is all well and good, but well, just look at them.

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Jul 25th, 2019

Well it’s been a pretty exciting week for golf on the island of Ireland. First, Shane Lowry’s spectacular win at the 148th Open in Northern Ireland and then the magnificent Adare Manor in County Limerick has been announced as host of The Ryder Cup 2026.  Not too shabby!

Woodland stand firms

Woodland stand firms

Jun 17th, 2019

Congratulations to Gary Woodland who stood firm under the pressure of a charging Brooks Koepka, the world number one and winner of four of the last eight majors he had played in. Others launched a challenge, most notably England’s Justin Rose, but all faded away as Woodland stuck to his task.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

Apr 25th, 2019

It was an early alarm for the final day of the Stena Line Media Masters 2019. As we stumbled down to another fine breakfast at the Druids Glen Hotel thoughts turned to the eight singles matches which were to take place at Powerscourt Golf Club. I had heard great reports of the courses at Powerscourt and so was looking forward to another great test of golf. I was not to be disappointed.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

Apr 19th, 2019

Having found a new and relaxing way to reach the Emerald Isle, by ferry across the Irish Sea, Team GB headed out of Dublin on their way to their base for the Stena Line Media Masters. The 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is set in 360 acres of countryside between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea and is only some thirty minutes from Dublin.

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

Apr 17th, 2019

The call came through: “Can you play in the Masters?” Thoughts like ‘is the Pope Catholic?’ came to mind as they followed up with the “Media Masters – Stella is inviting you.” Panic sets in as I wonder if I know a Stella and what the wife might say. “No, the Stena Line Media Masters” and so began the adventure.

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.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Mar 14th, 2019

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

7 Of The Best Putters for 2019

7 Of The Best Putters for 2019

Mar 14th, 2019

We all need a putter we can trust and, in time, even come to love and admire. Here are 7 of our favourite new birdie baggers for 2019.

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

Feb 21st, 2019

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational, a Ladies European Tour event sponsored by La Reserva de Sotogrande and organized by Deporte & Business that will be played from 16 to 19 May, will mark the first of three visits to Spain for the LET in 2019.

Golf Pride® Expands TOUR SNSR™ series

Golf Pride® Expands TOUR SNSR™ series

Feb 19th, 2019

 Golf Pride®  today announced it is expanding its popular TOUR SNSR™ putter grip family with the new Contour Pro. The Contour Pro putter grip offers the leading Tour-preferred, pistol-shape in two oversized models for unsurpassed feel and feedback.

KBS launches revolutionary putter shaft

KBS launches revolutionary putter shaft

Feb 12th, 2019

KBS, the most innovative steel golf shaft brand that built its reputation on precision iron shafts for Tour players, is increasing its selection of premium options by introducing its first-ever putter shaft.

TaylorMade Announces new Spider X Putters

TaylorMade Announces new Spider X Putters

Jan 29th, 2019

A decade after introducing the putter that shifted the paradigm of putter creation toward high-MOI design mallets and has since become the most popular putter in company history, TaylorMade has announced the 10th generation of its globally transcendent Spider putters with the introduction of Spider X.

Titleist Introduces New Scotty Cameron Phantom X Putters

Titleist Introduces New Scotty Cameron Phantom X Putters

Jan 23rd, 2019

Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019 Phantom X family – a collection of nine new modern mallets engineered to take putting performance to the next level. There is, quite literally, something for everyone here!

EVNROLL launches four new putters

EVNROLL launches four new putters

Jan 23rd, 2019

Guerin Rife adds new shapes, unique putting trainer and grip to revolutionary Evnroll putter line for the 2019 season.          

PUMA Golf signs with Gary Woodland

PUMA Golf signs with Gary Woodland

Jan 23rd, 2019

Today, PUMA Golf announced a multi-year partnership with celebrated PGA Tour professional Gary Woodland that will see him wearing PUMA Golf apparel, footwear and accessories on the course.

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Jan 3rd, 2019

  Wilson Golf has announced that Gary Woodland has signed a multi-year deal to join its Advisory Staff. The addition of Woodland, who is currently ranked in the top 40 worldwide, brings his considerable experience and genuine passion for the game to the Wilson Advisory Staff.

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Bettinardi brand taken to the next level in 2018

Nov 20th, 2018

According to its founder, the premium Bettinardi putter brand has been taken to a new level this year - thanks to a record collection of wins on the European, PGA, and LPGA Tours.

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Odyssey prototype stroke lab putter

Nov 19th, 2018

Callaway Staff Professional Danny Willett proved just how much he loves his new Odyssey Prototype Stroke Lab Putter by rolling in 23 birdies and an eagle on his way to victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

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's Putting Masterclass

Jeff Ritter's Putting Masterclass

Nov 2nd, 2018

Putting Masterclass with GolfPunk's Sultan Of Swing: Top 100 Golf Instructor Jeff Ritter gives us the lowdown on how to get the perfect set up and execution for your putting stroke: It's birdie time!!

How to putt under pressure with Jeff Ritter

How to putt under pressure with Jeff Ritter

Nov 2nd, 2018

It's Jeff RItter's birthday everyone! Hip Hip Hooray! But enough of that already. Our ageless wonder, our sultan of swing, our guru of golf, has a simple putting tip for you to help you hole more putts. 

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Aug 20th, 2018

Brandt Snedeker claimed a three-shot victory over Taiwan’s C.T. Pan at the Wyndham, a victory all the more remarkable because he was carrying an injury.

6 Of The Best Mid-Handicap Irons for 2018

6 Of The Best Mid-Handicap Irons for 2018

Jul 27th, 2018

6 Of The Best Irons for you to purchase in order to get your Mid–Handicap golf securely 'on' in an attractive fashion.... Some real beauties up this year!! 

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Francesco Molinari wins the Open with Bettinardi putter

Jul 24th, 2018

Francesco Molinari withstood a final round challenge from playing partner Tiger Woods to win his first Major title at the 147th Open Championship with another world-class putting performance using his Bettinardi BBZero Tour putter.

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Jul 13th, 2018

Scotland’s Year of Young People is celebrating across the country’s summer golf events with a series of activities aimed at engaging young people in the game.

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    

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Molinari claims first PGA Tour title with putting masterclass

Jul 2nd, 2018

Francesco Molinari produced a masterclass on the greens with his latest Bettinardi putter, holing more than 120 feet of putts during the final round to win his maiden PGA Tour title with an eight-shot victory at the Quicken Loans National.

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

TaylorMade Golf launch Mini Spider putter

Jun 9th, 2018

TaylorMade Golf has introduced the Spider Mini, a wingless design to deliver the performance characteristics of the original Spider Tour putters in a more streamlined, minimalistic design.

Grip Master bounces into the UK with Brand Fusion

Grip Master bounces into the UK with Brand Fusion

Apr 17th, 2018

Grip Master, the number one leather grip brand on every major golfing tour worldwide, has joined forces with Brand Fusion International to distribute club and putter grips made from the finest Cabretta, Cowhide and Kangaroo leather on the market.  

Harry Putter Episode 1

Harry Putter Episode 1

Apr 3rd, 2018

Harry is being prevented from knowing his true past by his golf-hating foster parents Bono and The Edge. When a mysterious bearded chap visits him, Harry embarks on an adventure to find his true past. Escaping from his foster parents, however, proves tricky...

Harry Putter Episode 3

Harry Putter Episode 3

Apr 3rd, 2018

Harry holes up in the Crow's Nest at Augusta and Gonzales decides it's time to open his cake box. But not before he introduces Harry to his new tour mates Natalie Gulbis and Victor Dubuisson. When Harry discovers the sacred Philosopher's Sit Up Bench the gang are visited by a magical Black Knight...

Harry Putter Episode 2

Harry Putter Episode 2

Apr 3rd, 2018

Harry and Gonzales head to Augusta for a date with the Pro Tour Sorting Hat, which has been posessed by Rodney Dangerfield from Caddyshack. Hootie Johnson, meanwhile, aims to do anything he can to stop Harry finding out the truth about the Clubhouse Of Doom...

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Apr 3rd, 2018

Adidas have taken inspiration from Augusta National’s legendary pimento­–cheese sandwich to launch a limited edition “Crossknit Boost” golf shoe.

Man sinks 120 foot putt to win $100,000 in prizes

Man sinks 120 foot putt to win $100,000 in prizes

Feb 24th, 2018

The Minnesota Golf Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center has held a $100,000 putting contest for 28 years, and last Sunday, Paul Shadle, a 49-year-old pilot from Rosemount, Minnesota, became the first person ever to sink the putt, winning a boat valued at $75,000 and $25,000 cash in the process.

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

Feb 13th, 2018

St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.

Foresight adds putting to its GCQuad revolution

Foresight adds putting to its GCQuad revolution

Feb 1st, 2018

Foresight Sports, market leader in golf launch monitors and simulation technology, has added a new putting dimension to its ground-breaking GCQuad launch monitor that now produces data for every club in the bag.

Haotong Li makes history with new Bettinardi putter

Haotong Li makes history with new Bettinardi putter

Jan 30th, 2018

China’s new golfing superstar Haotong Li produced ‘putting perfection’ with his Bettinardi Custom Studio Stock 3 Tour Edition putter to win in Dubai last weekend and break a host of records.

Next generation Scotty Cameron putters unveiled

Next generation Scotty Cameron putters unveiled

Jan 23rd, 2018

The next generation of Scotty Cameron Select putters – introducing new four-way sole balancing technology – continues the evolution of a line engineered for performance, milled to precision and designed with elegance.

New look Wilson Staff Infinite Putter Range

New look Wilson Staff Infinite Putter Range

Jan 22nd, 2018

Wilson Golf has redesigned its popular range of Wilson Staff INFINITE putters with six new models, incorporating eye-catching design features on the head and grip for a thoroughly modern new look.

PING's Vault 2.0 putters

PING's Vault 2.0 putters

Jan 17th, 2018

The next generation of PING’s 100%-milled putters are crafted and engineered to provide tour-calibre touch and performance through proven innovations like precision-milled, patented True Roll Technology (TR), plus a new custom-weighting system. 

Evnroll's new putter line up for 2018

Evnroll's new putter line up for 2018

Jan 16th, 2018

At the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida, Evnroll Putters made the golfing world sit up and take notice with seven 100% milled stunning designs featuring their “Sweet Face” Technology.  Now just two years later the award-winning putter brand has unveiled five striking new models ahead of the 2018 season.  

Fan wins $10000 for a 94 foot putt

Fan wins $10000 for a 94 foot putt

Jan 7th, 2018

Putting at half time seems to be all the rage at basket ball games in the US at the moment, and we can quite see why. Here's a local student making a 94 foot putt to win himself $10,000.