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President Obama in Under Armour Rumours

President Obama in Under Armour Rumours

Apr 19th, 2016

First Under Armour signed Jordan Spieth who promptly bagged a couple of majors and became World Number 1. Now it looks like the sportswear giants are lining up the leader of the free world, President Obama, after UA Chief Kevin Plank was spotted playing golf with the man himself.

President Obama sneaks in another round of golf

President Obama sneaks in another round of golf

Apr 10th, 2016

President Obama has been in California for a quick two day fund raising trip, and he clearly had his clubs loaded onto Airforce One as he managed to slip in another sneaky round. But we think he has missed a much bigger trick. 

President Obama Chips in on 18

President Obama Chips in on 18

Dec 22nd, 2015

As Barack Obama is spotted playing golf on his Christmas vacation in Hawaii, Donald Trump has taken a pop at him for playing too often. Considering golf is how he makes much of his money these days, it’s probably not the best campaigning point for Trump.

Obama is teeing it up too

Obama is teeing it up too

Jan 1st, 2017

No sooner has Trump ditched his press pool to play golf at his Jupiter, Florida, course than reports come in about President Obama teeing it up again on his hols in Hawaii. If you want to be leader of the free world, well then you'd better get golfing! 

Obama reveals his handicap

Obama reveals his handicap

Aug 8th, 2016

Speaking to David Feherty, Obama estimated he has a handicap of 13, an improvement from his reported 17-handicap when he took office.

Trump hits the golf club again

Trump hits the golf club again

Mar 12th, 2017

President Trump has been teeing it up this weekend, which is his ninth visit to one his golf courses in the seven weeks since he took office. Obama, eat your heart out! 

Trade Secretary shoots mouth off

Trade Secretary shoots mouth off

Sep 10th, 2016

British executives prefer to play golf rather than fulfilling their “duty” as exporters, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has suggested in an outspoken attack on the country’s “lazy” business culture. We say 'my arse.'

Barack Obama beats Jordan Spieth at golf

Barack Obama beats Jordan Spieth at golf

Oct 29th, 2017

It's all, on down the last. In fact, it's all on down to the last putt. Jordan Spieth v former President Barack Obama... and then this happened... And what did Obama say to Spieth that stopped him sleeping for a week?...

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Oct 2nd, 2017

America won the Presidents Cup. For a seventh successive time. The final day singles were nothing more than a procession after the International team had only managed to win two matches prior.

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

Oct 1st, 2017

The Sunday singles have yet to kick off, but we won’t be waiting up, that’s for sure. After three days of ‘competition’ the US hold a massive 14 ½ to 3 ½ lead over the International team, and really should have wrapped it up on Saturday. The Presidents Cup is just too one sided an event to be of any real interest.

Barack Obama tees it up

Barack Obama tees it up

May 29th, 2017

Former President Obama Barak has been taking his retirement from the White House seriously, with a bucket list trip to the Old Course at St. Andrews. 

Obama finally admitted to Jewish Golf Club

Obama finally admitted to Jewish Golf Club

Jan 25th, 2017

Whether or not Barack Obama still wants to join a club that didn't want to have him as a member remains to be seen, but at least Woodmont Golf & Country Club has now officially extended an invitation to join.

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Jan 17th, 2017

As Bart Simpson said: "The ironing is delicious". He meant to say 'irony', of course. The ironing is not quite so delicious for out-going President of the United States Barack Obama, whose application to join Woodmont GC has created a veritable whoopsie storm.

Obama lording it up on Hawaii golf course

Obama lording it up on Hawaii golf course

Dec 18th, 2016

I'm going to miss Obama when Trump gets the keys to the asylum. Barack, the lad, has barely missed a single opportunity to hit the links during his presidency: Iran tension sorted, hit the links; Insurgents taken out by Navy Seals in Iraq, hit the links

New Ping President appointed

New Ping President appointed

Dec 14th, 2016

John Karsten Solheim, the oldest son of John A. Solheim and the grandson of PING Founder Karsten Solheim, has been named president of PING. 

Bill Murray takes on Barack Obama at White House

Bill Murray takes on Barack Obama at White House

Dec 13th, 2016

Ordinarily Barack Obama doesn't let people come into the Oval Office and get out the short stick. But what they hey? It won't be long until he hands over the keys to Donald Trump. 

Top 10 Presidents Cup Shots Ever

Top 10 Presidents Cup Shots Ever

Oct 14th, 2015

The Top 10 Presidents Cup shots ever: Amazing hole-outs, chip ins and just about every jaw dropping shots you've ever seen.

USA Wins Thrilling Presidents Cup

USA Wins Thrilling Presidents Cup

Oct 11th, 2015

Bill Haas beats Sang-moon Bae to win the Presidents Cup for USA. Sang-moon departs for 24 months military service. The two are not related.

Presidents Cup Day One

Presidents Cup Day One

Oct 7th, 2015

Here are the Thursday morning Foursome pairings for the Presidents Cup at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club, Incheon, South Korea. UK is eight hours ahead, and USA 13 hours ahead.

Bob Phillion: Cobra Puma Golf President

Bob Phillion: Cobra Puma Golf President

Aug 27th, 2015

With the launch of the new Cobra King LTD Driver, we thought it was good time to catch up with Cobra-Puma Golf President Bob Phillion, to find out his thoughts on the game, and how we change it for the better...

Carly Booth's Presidential new fan

Carly Booth's Presidential new fan

Jul 24th, 2017

Donald Trump makes a lot of noise on Twitter, but he doesn't listen to many other people. He does now listen to Carly Booth however...

Trump calls out Obama for golf match. Again!

Trump calls out Obama for golf match. Again!

Aug 4th, 2016

Oi, Trump! It's no use you attempting to slag off Obama for playing too much golf. Down our way that's exactly what we want our Presidents and other world leaders to be doing.

Golf legends awarded Medal of Freedom

Golf legends awarded Medal of Freedom

Mar 8th, 2020

Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player will receive the highest honour a civilian can receive from President Trump at a ceremony on 23rd March. Sorenstam learned of the honour last year after a game of golf where she and Senator Lindsey Graham took on Gary Player and President Trump.

Woods ends 2019 on a high

Woods ends 2019 on a high

Dec 15th, 2019

There were lots of hugs and high fives as Team USA fought back from a 10-8 deficit to win the Presidents Cup, once again, by a score of 16-14. That huge smile we saw after Wood’s victory at Augusta was back and the there was obvious emotion in the US Captain’s voice when talking after his team’s victory.

JD tees it up with Donald

JD tees it up with Donald

Aug 14th, 2019

Not one to avoid courting controversy the big man JD met up with the president of the US of A for a round of golf at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Decked out in a natty pair of American flag shorts and a blue golf shirt Daly took to the links with Donald Trump and tweeted about the experience after the game.

Who knew BoJo was a swinger?

Who knew BoJo was a swinger?

Jul 24th, 2019

On the day that The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP becomes the First Lord of the Treasury, or otherwise known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, GolfPunk ponders the key issues of the day.

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Oct 19th, 2017

President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Sep 25th, 2017

Justin Thomas got a proper champagne reception today after his $10 million scoop from the Tour Championship - a champagne reception which involved him being sprayed in the stuff by his Presidents Cup team mates.

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sangmoon Bae misses the cut

Sep 16th, 2017

Sangmoon Bae has missed the cut in his return to professional tour golf after two years of compulsory national service in the South Korean army.

Trump upsets Japanese through golf

Trump upsets Japanese through golf

Feb 9th, 2017

Having upset the Japanese by suggesting that their car imports into the United States were dodgy, Trumper has arranged a round of golf with Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister. Not everyone is happy about it...

Want to get into the USA?

Want to get into the USA?

Jan 30th, 2017

There is apparently a way round getting into the USA if you are from one of the seven banned countries, or have origins in one of them. All you need to do is become a member of one of his golf clubs.....

Trump dumps press pool

Trump dumps press pool

Jan 1st, 2017

Donald Trump has ditched his press pool to play golf at his club in Jupiter, Florida, without a pool of journalists on hand to ensure the public has knowledge of his whereabouts, and indeed how he played.

Trump on the war path over new documentary

Trump on the war path over new documentary

Oct 31st, 2016

Donald Trump is threatening to sue the makers of a new documentary film about problems surrounding the construction of his Trump International Golf Links Scotland in Aberdeen

Big plans afoot for Celtic Manor

Big plans afoot for Celtic Manor

Apr 16th, 2016

The Welsh Government has agreed to form a joint venture partnership with Wesley Clover, the parent company of Celtic Manor Resort, to construct an international convention centre on the grounds of the resort in Newport.

Woman to lead the USGA

Woman to lead the USGA

Dec 1st, 2015

The USGA has announced that Diana M. Murphy will be its next president. Murphy will become only the second woman ever to lead the governing body in its nearly 121-year history, 20 years after Judy Bell held the post.

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Oct 12th, 2015

Monday Morning Quick Livener: What Helped Our Gravy and Bunched Our Arse This Weekend...

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

In Korea No One Can Hear You Scream

Oct 10th, 2015

25,000 fans pour through the gates every day for the Presidents Cup in South Korea. But there is something slightly disconcerting about the noises they do and don't make...

Spieth criticised

Spieth criticised

Oct 10th, 2015

An analyst for the Golf Channel has called Jordan Spieth’s post-round comments at the President’s Cup “slightly classless.”

Phil Mickelson Loves A Bunker

Phil Mickelson Loves A Bunker

Oct 9th, 2015

Whether you like him or not, Phil Mickelson will always entertain. Holing out of the fairway bunker from 137 yards for eagle on the par-4 12th hole, we love the gentlemanly handshake he gives playing partner Zach Johnson. 'Preciate it!