Sep 6th, 2019
Something for the weekend? Ooh suit you!
Something for the weekend? Ooh suit you!
Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey was arrested as part of a prostitution sting in Central Florida. Gainey has been a pro golfer since 1997 and joined the PGA Tour in 2008, where he became famous for wearing gloves on both hands when playing.
Hot on the heels of the success of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women event in Northern Ireland presented by his Modest! Golf Management outfit Niall Horan has announced he will be teeing it up in the BMW PGA Pro-Am on 18th September at Wentworth. Horan who is a member of the Wentworth Club in Surrey will take to the fairways of his famous home club alongside some of world golf’s biggest names.
Titleist is continuing its support of dedicated golfers across the UK & Ireland by rolling-out its Loyalty Rewarded promotion once again in 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.
2019 Models Provide Improved Tee-To-Green Performance and now include New High Optic Yellow Colour Options.
Golf Pride® today announced it will be broadening availability with a new Tour Velvet Plus4™ grip.
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.
British trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced that any European customer buying a new X9 Follow this Christmas will be able to claim a FREE Stewart Golf cart bag of their choice worth up to £199.
GolfPunk go and have a look round golf retailer GolfOnline, and find out all about their Christmas Promotion.
Motocaddy has been announced as the ‘Official Electric Trolley’ of the PGA EuroPro Tour for the twelfth consecutive season.
UK golfers have until the end of June to get up to £80 off a new SkyCaddie in a trade–in offer announced today.
ECCO Golf has launched the ECCO CAGE PRO, a spikeless golf shoe that utilises a revolutionary sole design to provide outstanding grip and performance.
FootJoy, the #1 Shoe & Glove in Golf, is giving UK and Ireland golfers the chance to tee it up alongside FJ Brand Ambassador Andrew 'Beef' Johnston with a unique, money–can’t–buy experience at the BMW PGA Championship Pro–Am at Wentworth.
Titleist is rolling out the most extensive series of custom fitting events in the brand's history for 2017.
Bushnell Golf has launched its most advanced laser rangefinder to date, the Pro X2. Here's the spec.
Glencor Golf Holidays, the UK based golf tour operator, has unveiled a new promotion which gives golfers booking a holiday the opportunity to predict who will win the US Masters 2017 and win up to 1000 Euro in spending money.
The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour will pay a £250,000 bonus if a player can win four tournaments on the 2017 schedule.
Golf Pride is introducing a groundbreaking new grip technology that claims to deliver a new level of consistency in golfers’ games, fetauring a raised ridge down the back of the grip for more consistency
With the Approach G30 Garmin introduces a new compact GPS golf handheld that easily slips into your pocket or can be mounted almost anywhere.
It's shoe season here at GolfPunk Towers. There's been new kicks from Puma and Under Armour in recent days, now it's ECCO's turn. And it's like nothing you've seen before...
Verdura Resort’s has become the latest addition to the exclusive European Tour Properties network.
Thomas Bjorn had only been Europe’s Ryder Cup captain for less than a day when he announced that the selection process is going to be reviewed to make sure he has all the players he wants.
PowaKaddy has launched a cart bag promotion in the run up to Christmas. You get a free cart bag when you buy any lithium–powered trolley. Simples.
Ireland’s historic Luttrellstown Castle Resort will be the imposing stage for the 2017 Titleist & FootJoy PGA Professional Championship.
Glencor Golf Holidays, the UK based golf tour operator, has launched a new brand to help golfers to continue to identify great value holidays in Europe despite the weaker pound and the current complications around the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
The humble golf waterproof has changed so much over the years. The Ping Zero Gravity is one of the lightest yet.
An unlicensed drunk took a tipper truck for a joyride around Frinton Golf Club and the surrounding areas.
One Direction’s Niall Horan will be pulling in the crowds when he returns for the BMW Championship Celebrity Pro-Am, which kicks off today. And here are the other supergroups for those of us who don't give a monkey's about One Direction.
While Cobra PUMA Golf have made headlines by the big ticket signing of Bryson DeChambeau, it’s with the support of the players you haven’t heard of yet that’s impressing us at GPHQ. Cobra PUMA Golf have announced an expanded partnership with the PGA EuroPro Tour. Here’s why we think it’s important.
Royal Troon Golf Club is set to remain men-only by the time it hosts this year’s Open Championship, despite efforts by The R&A to make the game more open and appealing to women. But has The R&A found a way of avoiding the media flak?
Here's a great little video of PGA Tour players trying out Arnold Palmer's golf clubs before the Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill. And some of them got on really well with them! Enjoy.
An American golf pro has been sacked after admitting he knew of, and attempted to conceal, fraudulent activity relating to the sale of golf membership cards.
2014-2015 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year and TaylorMade Tour staff professional Daniel Berger has been officially named brand ambassador for myRoundPro.
Bunker Mentality has announced its new partnership with young English pro Tom Murray. The 26 year old, who hails from Manchester, is the son of former European Open Champion and current Senior Tour player Andrew Murray. So golf is clearly in the blood.
A golfer who won a car after hitting a hole-in-one during a charity event has been left seriously out of pocket after losing a legal battle over his prize. We think he has been completely taken for a ride.
The test event scheduled for Friday March 8th will be closed to the public, and will only feature nine Brazilian players. The event will only feature five men and four women porfessionals in a stroke play format. Another missed opportunity?
Grimsby Golf Centre has become the second golf club to switch entirely to FootGolf, and it is reporting that user numbers have tripled in size since it changed over. Is this good or bad news for golf?
British Inclusive Golf (BIG) have taken on European Tour professional Chris Hanson as their Ambassador. BIG work with various disability groups in the North East and North West of the UK.
“Dubai you say? End of November you say? Two new drivers you say? Smoke me a driver, I’ll be back for my tee time.” I didn't exactly need my arm twisting, and with that I was off to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club to try the latest Callaway XR 16 and XR 16 Drivers.
We recently got to try all the latest Cobra gear. And Deputy Editor Dan fell in love with these Cobra King Forged irons. Boy are they soft. Watch the video to see what we thought about these black beauties, then read on for more technical details about these awesome forged irons.
The Vapor Fly Pro driver is the model that the majority of Nike tour players will be using in 2016, including Rory McIlroy. We’ll call this one the Blue Meanie.
The PGA in Scotland and The Gleneagles Hotel have announced a new Pro-Am tournament for 2016, which is scheduled to take place at the renowned venue in Perthshire, Scotland next summer.
It seems to be a popular theme this. Man gets drunk. See’s golf cart. Goes for a drive on a public highway. Man gets stopped by Police.
Our friends on the European Tour have shared this with us. It’s a video of two of the Tour’s big hitters, Lukas Bjerregaard and Tommy Fleetwood on the Dubai practise range with Pro Tracer to see how they perfect their drives and what tips they have.
Here's what happens when you get a sadistic Brigadier to organise a shoot...
He wowed us at the Open in St Andrews, and he secured the Walker Cup win at Lytham. Now Irish golfer Paul Dunne has turned professional.
Jack Nicklaus Course, Pronghorn, Oregon 13th hole Par 4 378 yards
While it's not raining as we write this, we know it will do soon. It's the law of averages. We showed you some waterproof jackets recently but here's another six for your viewing pleasure. If you can't find a winner in one of these 12, then you might as well get wet and go swimming instead.
As Morrissey once sang, “Heaven knows I’m miserable now”. And as the heavens have opened, it’s chucking it down outside. When all we realy want to be doing is following a little white orb around a prepared field of grass with holes cut into it, making said orb disappear down a hole 18 times. But help is at hand as we’ve got some of the latest waterproofs for your perusal to help keep you dry when you want to let it fly…
We only saw this late today on Twitter, and it certainly got our curiosity. Who was Dicky Pride, and what was his scrawled piece of paper all about? We loved it, retweeted it, and promised that we’d keep an eye on developments.
Pronghorn Golf Course, Oregon, USA
The Pro V1 has more wins, more money, and more birdies to its name than any ball in history. For many people it is THE golf ball.
There are loads of reasons to like these Vice Pro golf balls. But we’ll tell you only about the three most important ones.
We’ve been really impressed by Vice golf balls, they play great, are reasonably priced and more importantly look amazing with Blair O’Neal emblazoned on the side.
Callaways latest long ball smasher!
Even though the weather is finally brightening up, we all need a good waterproof jacket.
In a week where there has been much discussion about the Billy Mayfair affair Russell Henly has reminded us all that the vast majority of tour players are honourable golfers. On dishing out signed golf balls to fans after finishing his second round at the Mayakoba Golf Classic Henly realised he had violated the One Ball rule and called an eight shot penalty on himself.
We love a golf challenge at GolfPunk. That’s not to say we are any good at them but the general consensus after watching Niall Horan have a bash at the Pressure Putt Challenge from our friends at American Golf, is that we could have taken him.
Those clever people at Honma have come up with their latest new range of clubs in its renowned T//WORLD Series aimed at the game improvement sector of the market. The beautifully crafted high-performance clubs include complementary drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons for both men and women.
The course the best in the world will take on this week will arguably be a stiffer test to that which faced Max Faulkner when he won the Open when it was last hosted by Royal Portrush way back in 1951. It will be a slightly tougher test than when a sixteen year old Rory McIlroy took it apart when shooting 61.
Fancy going Pro V1 fancy? Join the likes of Bubba Watson, Zac Blair, Rory Sabatini and Mark Calcavecchia in using the new Pro V1 yellow golf balls.
Every year, PUMA Golf come up with a better, comfier and better performng golf shoe. The 2019 IGNITE PROADAPT is no exception, delivering Tour-proven stability, unparalleled traction and extreme comfort, in a superior, sophisticated package, designed with the world’s finest performing (and best-dressed) golfers in mind.
The TROIA Golf Championship Course, one of Europe’s finest courses offering 18 diverse holes and magnificent views, is thrilled to welcome the final stop of the Portugal Pro Golf Tour (PPGT), on 15th – 17th March 2019.
Former web.com golfer – and long-time boyfriend of LPGA star Jessica Korda – Johnny DelPrete was arrested in Florida on Friday and charged with soliciting prostitution in a massive police operation..
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has joined the growing number of elite golfing venues to partner with Golfmanager, the rapidly-growing Spanish company offering the most modern golf club management software in the world.
Argentario Golf Resort & Spa’s popular Spring ProAm which regularly attracts visitors from all over the world will this year take place on May 18 & 19 at one of Tuscany’s top golf resorts in the Maremma region of Italy.
75% of all golf shots take place within 125-yards of the green. So you need a range finder. Bushnell Outdoor Products, makers of the #1 laser rangefinder on the PGA Tour have launched its latest and most innovative laser rangefinder – Pro XE.
Callaway has further strengthened its team of Staff Professionals representing the brand on the PGA European Tour with the signing of Tom Lewis.
Globally-renowned whisky distillers Tomatin are returning as headline sponsors of a prestigious Pro Am golf tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses.
40 of Ireland's leading golf clubs and resorts are coming together next week in Belfast, brought to you by Golf Ireland in association with Fáilte Ireland.
Abu Dhabi was once again at the centre of the golfing world this January; as all eyes turned to the Middle East to watch some of the top golfers in the world descend onto some of the best-conditioned courses on the circuit.
Overseas Golf Properties have hundreds of superb properties at a range of prices to make your golf property dreams come true!
Arccos Golf, the pioneer of artificial intelligence (A.I) for golf has announced the introduction of Arccos Link, a small, ultra-lightweight accessory that allows users of the Arccos Caddie platform to automatically record their on-course performance data without the need for a phone in the pocket.
Galvin Green has boosted the line-up of global ambassadors for the 2019 season with the addition of proven Tour winners to wear its premium apparel.
adidas is adding another rising star to its ranks. Today, adidas Golf announced a multi-year contract with tour professional Jordan Smith to wear adidas’ apparel and footwear on and off the course.
Club de Golf Alcanada is laying the foundations for a successful 2019 as their green renovation project gathers pace.
Callaway Golf has officially announced its new 2019 product lineup. Top of mind for the Company’s innovative new equipment line include Epic Flash Woods, Apex Irons, Odyssey Stroke Lab Putters, and ERC Golf Balls.
A promise made, a promise kept. After the 17½-10½ victory over the USA, 2018 Team Europe Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn revealed that he had promised his team that he would get a tattoo of the winning score “on a part that only Grace [his girlfriend] will see”. And now he has fulfilled his promise.
One of Europe’s most popular golf and leisure destinations, Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, is kicking off the new year in Spain by inviting PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from across Europe for two exciting tournaments.
For a seventh year running, the renowned La Cala Resort played host to some of the rising stars of world golf in December’s Alps Tour Qualifying School.
TaylorMade Golf, makers of one of the most sought after putters on Tour in Spider Tour, announced today the expansion of its benchmark putter platform with the introduction of MySpider to the UK market.
Arccos, the market leading golf data and artificial intelligence brand, proved correct in its prediction that Tommy Fleetwood would beat his Race to Dubai rival and great friend Francesco Molinari by four shots in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai last weekend.
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.
It's Final Qualifying at the European Tour's Q School at Lumine on Spain's Costa Daurada. Career's are on the line, and it's properly brutal with six rounds of competition golf. Here's how the players prepare themselves for this awesome challenge.
The 2019 range of premium hand-crafted Bettinardi putters has been designed and developed with the help of its high-profile Tour players, including Open Champion and Ryder Cup hero Francesco Molinari.
Motocaddy is offering UK and Irish golfers looking to buy a new trolley ahead of the festive period the prospect of a bright new start to the 2019 season with its strongest-ever free bag promotion.
Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has launched the world’s softest premium 3-piece Urethane golf ball for the 2019 season.
Sun Mountain is introducing a brand-new flagship waterproof stand bag as part of its comprehensive range for the 2019 season.
FootJoy has introduced an all-new version of the Pro/SLTM.
The Ryder Cup fan who was blinded when she was hit by Brooks Koepka's golf ball says she could have been killed in the incident.
PRG, one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative, high-quality bespoke golf accessories, is proud to have once again been commissioned to work with the PGA of America on a collection of eye-catching red, white and blue official Ryder Cup accessories for Team USA as they travel to defend the trophy at Le Golf National in France.
Two of Scotland’s leading links courses will host a prestigious Pro-Am tournament next year in honour of Donald Ross, one of golf’s most acclaimed architects.
A survey of 59 PGA Tour players, including four major winners, has revealed that 46% of them have played in tournament rounds while being hungover.
Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen had to play the first round with rental clubs after her luggage went missing on a flight from Amsterdam. Worse still, she had to borrow a pair of Camilla Lennarth's contact lenses!
Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.
The Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has received tremendous support after his wife announced that he is stopping treatment for his third bout of leukemia, and is now entering palliative care.
Bruce Lietzke, the former PGA Tour winner, died on Saturday of brain cancer at the age of 67.
Foxhills is set to recreate the drama of golf's version of a penalty shoot-out as an extra feature of their PGA EuroPro Tour event next week.