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Prostate Cancer UK is the big winner

Prostate Cancer UK is the big winner

Nov 13th, 2018

A member of a Wakefield golf club has won one of UK golf's biggest competitions at the prestigious Castle Stuart, in the Scottish Highlands - with leading men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK benefiting from the proceeds.

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Apr 17th, 2018

Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.

Luke Donald extends with Mizuno

Luke Donald extends with Mizuno

Feb 3rd, 2017

Mizuno and Luke Donald have announced that one of the longest standing equipment relationships in golf has been extended.

It's Luke Sport 5th Annual Golf Bash

It's Luke Sport 5th Annual Golf Bash

Jul 27th, 2016

Friday 22nd July marked Luke Sport’s 5th annual Golf Day in association with the John Hartson Foundation, a fantastic charity that runs the ‘Grab Life by The Balls’ campaign. These guys know how to throw a proper golf party!

Luke Donald designs his first course in Vietnam

Luke Donald designs his first course in Vietnam

Mar 27th, 2016

Luke Donald has designed his first ever golf course, and it is called Ba Na Hills Golf Course. The course lies at the foot of a mountain range, and is half an hour from Danang, Vietnam’s fourth largest city. Here's what Luke has been up to.

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

Mar 25th, 2016

According to data compiled over three million rounds of golf by the GPS and scoring app, Hole19, the UK has achieved more hole-in-one’s than any other country.

UK golf clubs reporting better health

UK golf clubs reporting better health

Mar 20th, 2016

Here’s some better news about the health of golf in the UK. According to a new survey, the number of British private members’ golf clubs that have reported financial growth has shot up from just a third in 2011 to well over a half.

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.

Morgan Pressel Foundation raises $1m for Breast Cancer

Morgan Pressel Foundation raises $1m for Breast Cancer

Jan 13th, 2016

It is sometimes all too easy to assume that life on the LPGA is one of victories on the course. For Morgan Pressel there was another victory of a different kind today as for her foundation raised $1 Million Dollars towards the fight against Breast Cancer. And the stars turned out in force to support her.

Luke Donald almost quit golf

Luke Donald almost quit golf

Jan 10th, 2016

Luke Donald thought seriously about leaving professional golf last May after a crisis of confidence and a terrible slump in form, according to an interview with the Sunday Telegraph. But he’s now on the way back.

Trump UK ban petition to be debated

Trump UK ban petition to be debated

Jan 6th, 2016

Donald Trump has the hump over the online petition that has been signed by over 500,000 people, which calls for him to be barred from the UK due to his comments about Muslim’s being banned from entering the  USA.

Bridgestone Golf UK R.I.P.

Bridgestone Golf UK R.I.P.

Dec 19th, 2015

In a surprising announcement, Bridgestone Golf have decided to close their UK and Ireland business. In operation for three years, Bridgestone had been growing the UK business, but obviously not enough. 

Four UK courses to close

Four UK courses to close

Dec 15th, 2015

While playing numbers have stabilized in the UK as we reported last week, it is still tough out there in golf world, and we are saddened to learn that four major golf courses are to be closed down.

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Playing A Short Par 4 With Luke Donald

Nov 16th, 2015

Luke Donald is a former World number One, so he is obviously really good at golf, yet he's also pretty relatable to the average golfer. He isn't super human, and he doesn't bomb it a million miles off the tee.

Luke Donald on tough Par 3's

Luke Donald on tough Par 3's

Nov 9th, 2015

Luke Donald takes the safety first approach on a long par three. Think about the safe bailout rather than going for the pin, and you'll make par more often than not. At worse you'll cut down on any potential big scores.    

The GP Jukebox November

The GP Jukebox November

Oct 30th, 2015

The GP November Jukebox as chosen by the GP Crew including Golf Nurse Carly Booth and Roving Reporter Denise Van Outen. Tuck in, it's fabulous.

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Luke Donald takes it through the trees

Oct 27th, 2015

To save par, sometimes you have to gamble. While it doesn't always work playing a shot under the trees is sometimes the only way to save a par. Luke Donald shows you how to save par from one of the trickiest spots on the golf course.

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Oct 20th, 2015

After an incredibly successful return to the European Tour circuit this year it has been announced that Luke Donald will be the next famed English Golfer to host the British Masters and next year they are heading to the Grove in Hertfordshire.

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.  

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Oct 9th, 2015

John McLaren, Luke Donald’s caddie for the past six years, has “surprised” Donald by announcing that he is moving on.

Direct Golf UK: Troubles Continue

Direct Golf UK: Troubles Continue

Oct 8th, 2015

John Andrew, the chairman of the UK’s second biggest golf retailer, Direct Golf UK has reportedly filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators in his fight to  retain control of the company with Sports Direct owning billionaire, Mike Ashley.

USPGA Returns to UK TV

USPGA Returns to UK TV

May 14th, 2019

After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

4 is the magic number for brave cancer survivor Nick Edmund

Jan 11th, 2019

Three-time cancer survivor Nick Edmund has revealed plans to undertake two more marathon golf-walks during 2019 – just weeks after completing his second epic walk carrying a set of golf clubs on his back, this time around Scotland.

 High-performance Zerofit baselayers launch in Europe & UK

High-performance Zerofit baselayers launch in Europe & UK

Oct 8th, 2018

The fast-growing market for performance enhancing baselayer products in the UK and Europe is set to benefit from a new player, following the development of a licensing partnership between premium Japanese sports brand Eon Sports, manufacturers of the popular Zerofit range of baselayers, and Ireland-based sportswear company Advanced International Ltd.

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

Aug 31st, 2018

Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. Registration for the regional tournaments are open at topgolf.com/UKtour, with the UK leg of the tournament taking place at 6pm on 18th September at Topgolf Watford.

Vertical Groove 3-wood makes UK debut in June

Vertical Groove 3-wood makes UK debut in June

May 17th, 2018

Hot on the heels of a successful first season for the Vertical Groove Driver, the world’s only driver with vertical grooves on the clubface, Vertical Groove UK today announces details and a UK arrival date for its follow-up fairway product, the 3-Wood.

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.  

PXG have their only UK van stolen

PXG have their only UK van stolen

Feb 19th, 2018

Top end equipment manufacturer, PXG have had their custom fit van stolen from the central Birmingham area. The incident happened between 8pm Friday 16/02 & 8am Saturday 17/02.

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

The UK Experiences its first Night Golf Hole-in-One

Nov 15th, 2017

The Night Golf Company have been running events across the UK for 5 years now and just a week after their 5th anniversary, they saw what they believe to the UK's first Night Golf Hole-in-One! Not only that, they saw the 2nd just 2 nights later!

The Belfry golf coach joins top junior instructors in the UK

The Belfry golf coach joins top junior instructors in the UK

Oct 23rd, 2017

The Belfry’s junior golf programme has been given a major boost with the news its Senior Teaching Professional, Phil Akers, has completed his Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Junior Coach certification – making him one of only seven PGA Professionals in the UK to hold this esteemed credential.

UK's biggest Golf Operator sold

UK's biggest Golf Operator sold

Oct 13th, 2017

QHotels, which owns ten leading golf resorts in England and Scotland, has been bought in a deal worth £525 million.

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

UK's tallest man almost takes out GolfPunk

Sep 28th, 2017

There we were, quietly going about our business at the British Masters at Close House, when the UK's tallest man, Harlem Globe Trotter Paul Sturgess, walks onto the tee... 

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

GolfPorn special from the Els Club Teluk Datai

Aug 22nd, 2017

One of South East Asia's most iconic premier golf club, The Els Club Teluk Datai, has been proudly unveiled as a recipient of a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Whilst that in itself is not what we call a 'drop my bacon sandwich moment', it does present us with the excuse for sharing these amazing images of the course. It's 100% GolfPorn!.

193 UK golf clubs vulnerable

193 UK golf clubs vulnerable

Aug 2nd, 2017

An industry financial analyser has stated that there are 193 golf clubs in the UK that are currently ripe for acquisition, and vulnerable to hostile take over. 

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Emil Rosberg wins UK leg of Long Drive World Series

Jul 11th, 2017

Emil Rosberg won the UK leg of the Long Drive World Series on Saturday at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor, narrowly edging out home favourite Joe Miller in the final to be crowned Long Drive World Series UK champion.

Another VAT windfall for UK courses?

Another VAT windfall for UK courses?

May 19th, 2017

A ruling that is due to be heard in the Supreme Court this summer could lead to a new round of refunds being applied to golf clubs, which has been valued at £300 million.

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Is the cart girl finally coming to the UK?

Apr 4th, 2017

One of the leading golf clubs in the UK has applied to its local council for permission to sell alcohol to golfers – while they are actually out there playing on the course.

Volvik launching into the UK

Volvik launching into the UK

Mar 10th, 2017

Volvik is making five of its best–selling balls available in the UK market this spring, including the new premium–priced Volvik S4 ball.

Is this the future of UK golf development?

Is this the future of UK golf development?

Feb 26th, 2017

A new golf & property venture, Melior Golf, says that the government’s long–awaited Housing White paper contains encouraging news for golf landowners. Here's why.

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. 

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Luke Wilson on golf, bandits and Cypress Point

Feb 6th, 2017

Actor Luke Wilson has starred in such corkers as Anchorman, The Royal Tenenbaums, Entourage and Charlie's Angels opposite the likes of Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore. But the only birds he's interested in...

Charity event raises record UK amount

Charity event raises record UK amount

Oct 4th, 2016

A golf day at Stoke Park Country Club has raised over £140,000 for charity, which is thought to be the highest amount ever raised in one day at a UK golf club.

Line up of UK's biggest hitters confirmed

Line up of UK's biggest hitters confirmed

Aug 12th, 2016

37 of the U.K.’s biggest hitters are getting ready for the final of the American Golf Long Drive Championships on Friday August 19th at High Legh Golf Club, Cheshire. 

First RoboGolfPros come to the UK

First RoboGolfPros come to the UK

Jul 2nd, 2016

A new state-of-the-art indoor golf academy featuring the UK’s first RoboGolfPro will open its doors to the public on July 9.  

UK's under 6 Champion heads to the US

UK's under 6 Champion heads to the US

Jun 22nd, 2016

A very talented young golfer from Shropshire is heading to America this summer to compete against some of the world's best juniors. Jack Dirkin, who will be seven next month, is the reigning UK under-six champion. Get in there Jack!

Topgolf going for it in UK

Topgolf going for it in UK

Jun 1st, 2016

Topgolf International is looking to expand its operation by adding 10-15 additional locations in the UK. 

Weather puts a dampener on UK golf rounds played

Weather puts a dampener on UK golf rounds played

May 13th, 2016

The latest figures from Sports Marketing Surveys Inc show that there has been a decline of 7.5 for rounds played against the same period last year. And the main factor seems to have been the rain.

Stableford golf on the increase in UK&I

Stableford golf on the increase in UK&I

Mar 26th, 2016

While there may be a downturn in the number of members at UK&I golf clubs, the number of competitive rounds played at clubs is actually on the increase. Here’s the drill down.

The GP Jukebox March 2016

The GP Jukebox March 2016

Mar 16th, 2016

Here it is, so kick back and enjoy our intrepid music selections for this pleasant Sunday... (and beyond)...

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe

Nike Flyknit Chukka Golf Shoe

Feb 17th, 2016

I’ll always remember getting to the first tee at a fairly nice golf course in East Sussex, just about to take a practice swing, when the starter asked me if I was wearing golf shoes. He would have had a heart atack if he had seen these.

Bridgestone Tyres Back UK Golf

Bridgestone Tyres Back UK Golf

Feb 8th, 2016

Bridgestone UK’s tyre division has extended its presence in golf with the sponsorship of three major tournaments in 2016, including the British Masters at The Grove.

UK's 46th Richest Man To Buy Woolton GC

UK's 46th Richest Man To Buy Woolton GC

Feb 2nd, 2016

The man behind a potential bid to buy Woolton Golf Club has been revealed as an elderly property magnate, who is ranked 46th on the UK Rich List.

Another UK golf course

Another UK golf course

Jan 12th, 2016

Another UK golf course is under pressure from developers, as residents near Woolton Golf Club fear their neighbourhood being turned into a ‘concrete housing jungle’ if its proposed sale goes through.

TravisMathew to launch in UK

TravisMathew to launch in UK

Jan 7th, 2016

TravisMathew is massive in the States. Now it's being launched in the UK. Keegan Bradley is, apparently, well chuffed.

GP Jukebox September

GP Jukebox September

Sep 8th, 2015

The GP September Jukebox: AKA What's we've been annoying each other with this week...

GP Jukebox

GP Jukebox

Aug 18th, 2015

The tunes we've been annoying each other with this week. Makes a very fine back drop as you peruse the website.

PXG Golf!!! UK Exclusive

PXG Golf!!! UK Exclusive

Jul 28th, 2015

PXG? Never heard of them? You will do. The brainchild of billionaire Bob Parsons, Parsons Extreme Golf are an awesome new brand out of Arizona, and we got the excluisve UK first hit...

Lifesaving support from Motocaddy App

Lifesaving support from Motocaddy App

Aug 19th, 2019

Motocaddy, is upgrading its popular free-to-use GPS app to incorporate potential lifesaving features that indicate the location of on-course defibrillators and provide golfers with CPR instructions to administer to anyone suffering a cardiac arrest when playing golf.

The longest day 2019!

The longest day 2019!

May 23rd, 2019

GolfPunk have long been supporters of the Longest Day Challenge. This year, once again, we are looking forward to putting together our own motley band of reprobates to test our ageing bodies to the maximum in support of Macmillan Cancer Support (more on our caper to follow!).

Donald and Wood wow

Donald and Wood wow

May 31st, 2017

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club members were treated to an exhibition of world–class golf as two of England’s top Tour players took on the JH Taylor course in front of a packed crowd during the week of the BMW PGA Championship.

Srixon presents cheque for £23,173.50

Srixon presents cheque for £23,173.50

May 30th, 2017

Srixon Sports Europe, last week presented a cheque for £23,173.50 to its charitable partners, Prostate Cancer UK. This follows a successful first three months of sales following the February launch of the new 5th generation Z–STAR / Z–STAR XV.

Want to reach your 10,000 steps a day?

Want to reach your 10,000 steps a day?

May 30th, 2017

Golf could be the perfect way to reach – or even exceed – recommended activity levels, according to Macmillan Cancer Support. Here's how you can take part in their Longest Day Challenge. 

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Cauley and Finau hit the top in Texas

Apr 22nd, 2017

The story of the day was undoubtedly Ian Poulter losing his PGA Tour card after missing the cut at the Valero Texas Open, but at the other end of the leaderboard, Bud Cauley and Tony Finau took the lead heading into the weekend. 

Valero Texas Open

Valero Texas Open

Apr 19th, 2017

The Valero Texas Open is one of the more historic events played on the PGA Tour, dating back to 1922. Here we look back at some of the best moments at the tournament. 

Valero Texas Open Preview

Valero Texas Open Preview

Apr 18th, 2017

Well after a two week stretch to fit in the Masters and RBC Heritage, the PGA Tour heads back to Texas, this time for the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio. 

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Jason Dufner takes solo lead at RBC Heritage

Apr 16th, 2017

Jason Dufner will enter the final round of the RBC Heritage with a one–shot-lead over Graham DeLaet after firing a third round 65 (–6) at Harbour Town Golf Links. 

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Poulter in contention at RBC Heritage

Apr 15th, 2017

Ian Poulter is in the hunt for his first professional victory in over four years after shooting a three–under par round of 68 at Harbour Town Golf Links, trailing leaders Graham DeLaet and Luke Donald.

RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Preview

RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Preview

Apr 11th, 2017

Not many things will top last week’s Masters. Passion, determination, drama – it really did have it all, resulting in a champion that no one could surely begrudge. But somehow, we need to move on from last week’s events. And here comes the RBC Heritage!!

Fancy a Japanese?

Fancy a Japanese?

Mar 30th, 2017

If you want to mix your golf with Michelin–starred Japanese dining then head for the Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa this spring.