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Jul 23rd, 2019 Article

Who knew BoJo was a swinger?

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.

Aug 17th, 2019 Article

Bojo golfing for Brexit?

Reports indicate our erstwhile Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, has been learning to develop his golf game as part of a strategy to help him secure a trade deal with the US and presumably other nations headed by golf addicted leaders.

Feb 9th, 2017 Article

Trump upsets Japanese through golf

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...

Nov 3rd, 2020 Article

Golf bodies keep up the pressure on Boris

England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson is among a group of signatories on a letter to the Prime Minister which makes a compelling case for golf courses to be allowed to stay open during the second national lockdown. The letter argues that golf courses should remain open after the lockdown begins in England at midnight on Thursday. A copy of the letter is provided below.

Mar 24th, 2020 Article

All golf courses closed in the UK

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.

Nov 24th, 2020 Article

Golf is back in England

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed the news we had all been praying for – golf is back from 2 December! Boris stated that when the four-week national lockdown due to coronavirus comes to an end, outdoor sports will be allowed once again. "I can confirm the national restrictions in England will end on the 2 December and they will not be renewed," said Johnson.

Nov 1st, 2020 Article

English courses to close again

Sadly following the Prime Minister's announcement Golf courses in England are set to shut when new national lockdown measures come into force at midnight on 5 November. Although a statement from England Golf suggests there may be some room for manoeuvre.