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Jul 15th, 2016
Royal Troon may be hosting the 145h Open Championship, but it is by no means all that the South Ayrshire area has to offer for the golfer. We’ve had a look at what we think are the Top 5 links courses to play once you’ve taken on Royal Troon.
Jul 1st, 2016
The big day has arrived for the members of Royal Troon. The special meeting that was announced two weeks ago in the light of the appalling vote at Muirfield will go ahead tonight. And we are praying for a resounding YES.
Apr 20th, 2016
Thirty amateur players will contest a nine-hole event at Royal Troon on the eve of this year's Open Championship as part of efforts to boost participation in the sport.
Apr 7th, 2016
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?
Jul 1st, 2016
Royal Troon members have voted "overwhelmingly" at a special meeting to allow women to join the club. Hoorah! Welcome to the 20th century. Which the rest of us left behind 16 years ago...
Jun 2nd, 2016
Royal Troon will host a special general meeting on July 1 to consider whether to change its policy, which currently prohibits women from joining. The vote will take place just two weeks before The Open.
Aug 2nd, 2019
The AIG Women’s British Open is now set to follow Woburn Golf Club with back to back regal courses with Royal Troon added to the Championship roster for 2020 and Royal Porthcawl confirmed for 2021. It seems therefore, that that we are set for some quality golf on iconic courses now that The R&A has taken over the women's home Championship.
Jul 20th, 2016
Attendance at the Open fells below that of Troon in 2004, and the R&A are blaming bad weather not the £80 entrance fee.
May 20th, 2016
Do you want to play Royal Dornoch in a gale? We'll get our hats now!
May 12th, 2016
Accommodation prices are soaring in Troon as the Open Championship looms. So if you haven’t already booked your digs, here are some of the properties that are still on offer.
Feb 25th, 2020
Royal Troon first hosted The Open in 1923, and the great event will return to the famed links course in South Ayrshire a century on from that first staging. In 2023 Royal Troon will be staging the event for the tenth time, the last time being 2016 when Henrik Stenson prevailed in a mighty battle with Phil Mickelson.
Oct 6th, 2017
Real Madrid and Wales International Gareth Bale completes the first hole of his astonishing home golf course.
Jul 17th, 2017
The Open Championship is the finest tournament in golf. But it hasn't half thrown up some odd moments over the years. From broken legs, to breaking and entry, here are the weirdest Open moments...
Mar 9th, 2017
VisitScotland has launched an online poll to find the nation’s favourite golf holes from almost 600 courses across Scotland.
Jan 28th, 2017
Hosting The 145th Open at Royal Troon delivered more than £110 million worth of benefit to Scotland, according to an independent study announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Jan 3rd, 2017
As great as 2016 was for the world of golf – four different winners of golf’s four major championships, Justin Rose holding off Henrik Stenson in Rio for the gold medal as golf returned to the Olympic Games, and the United States winning the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008 - it’s possible that 2017 could be even better.
Dec 14th, 2016
Todd Hamilton, winner of the 2004 Open at Royal Troon, was displaying another part of his game this last weekend. He was caddying!
Jul 21st, 2016
To celebrate Open Week, and the launch of their new Canary Wharf store, our friends at Scottsdale Golf have been out and about actively trying to bring new people into the game. Here’s how they went about it.
Jul 20th, 2016
It has been confirmed that the peak TV audience for the final round of The Open dropped 75 per cent on last year's figure in the first year of broadcasting by Sky Sports.
Jul 20th, 2016
Sky Sports did not show Rory McIlroy breaking his three-wood in frustration at the 16th hole of his third round until he was on the 18th. Were they pandering to the R&A?
Jul 18th, 2016
The three golf stooges talk the final day at The Open, as Henrik Stenson put in one of the all time great performances. Plus we catch up with the comings and goings at the Troon Caddyshack this week.
Jul 17th, 2016
We’ve been loving the adventures of Beef this weekend. Overnight he has become a modern folk hero. Check out his 58-degree wedge – it’s 100% beef.
Jul 17th, 2016
Henrik Stenson won his first Major Championship beating Phil Mickelson in record-breaking fashion in an amazing final round of The 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.
Jul 16th, 2016
A free campsite set up by the R&A near Royal Troon has been hailed a great success, and has totally sold out.
Jul 14th, 2016
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.
Jul 13th, 2016
Danny Willett, partnered with newly signed Rangers player Joey Barton, competed in a challenge that mixed golf with football, as the pair won Callaway's pre-Open competition at Ibrox in Glasgow.
Jul 13th, 2016
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the first five here. We will be posting the next five tomorrow. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here.
Jul 12th, 2016
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. Here are the Top 10, as chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Have your say now and win prizes.
Jul 12th, 2016
Nick Faldo, sorry Sir Nicholas Faldo to us, has weighed into the debate about the future of Tiger Woods, who will be missing yet another Major as he sits out the Open.
Jul 12th, 2016
Rory's been practicing hard for the Open, and he certainly got a lot experience of playing the Postage Stamp. Check out how he got on here.
Jul 11th, 2016
The 145th Open Championship tee times and pairings have been announced. Here are the Supergroups.
Jul 11th, 2016
Here is the complete listing of tee times and pairings for the first dqy of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.
Jul 7th, 2016
Here's the official poster for the 145th Open at Royal Troon. We think it's a design classic, and we want one now!
Jul 2nd, 2016
As The Open Championship returns to Royal Troon in a fortnight’s time, the great, great grandson of legendary Willie Park junior, the winner of the first Open which was held at nearby Prestwick 129 years ago, has spoken of the impact Troon has had on the world famous event.
Jun 27th, 2016
Andrew "Beef" Johnston was among four players who qualified on Sunday via their Race to Dubai standings.
May 12th, 2016
Sky’s vast 750 strong TV crew will be housed in a carrot field. Here’s where they will be staying.
Apr 30th, 2016
The next generation of golf fans attending The 145TH Open at Royal Troon this summer will be able to book free accommodation at The Open Camping Village. We think this is a great idea.
Apr 26th, 2016
Spectators at this year's Open Championship will get a unique view of one of the most famous holes in golf.
Dec 13th, 2015
Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson have both qualified for the 145th Open at Royal Troon next year.
Aug 12th, 2015
Stefano Mazzoli wins the European Amateur Championship and with that a place in next year’s Open at Royal Troon.
Jul 17th, 2019
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.
Jul 12th, 2019
The Open is less than a week away and so what better than a fine bit of Golf Porn from the fantastic links at Royal Portrush.
Nov 19th, 2018
Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.
Nov 13th, 2018
Royal Mougins Golf Resort is celebrating a fantastic hat-trick after being named as ‘France’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the annual World Golf Awards for the third year in a row.
Sep 19th, 2018
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.
Sep 13th, 2018
Here’s a great piece from our good friends over at Leadingcourses.com on the top 10 Royal courses in the UK and Ireland. Enjoy!
Sep 10th, 2018
Visitors to Provence are now able to enjoy a lot more golf for their euro after Golf International Pont Royal signed up to the Provence Golf Pass, which offers savings of up to 30 per cent of tee-times in the region.
Sep 7th, 2018
Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, now has a waiting list of golfers under the age of 30 wishing to join as Associate Members for the first time in the club’s long history having reached its capacity of 120 Associate Members.
Aug 3rd, 2018
Scotland’s summer of golf continues next week when the spotlight turns to Royal Dornoch which hosts the Boys Home Internationals.
Jun 22nd, 2018
Troon International has announced the launch of the first ever Troon International Trophy, to be held at the world-renowned Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs from the 22nd – 24th October 2018.
Jun 4th, 2018
Already regarded among the premier golf venues in France, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has taken its golfing experience to new heights after implementing a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system on its award-winning championship course.
Apr 15th, 2018
If you are looking for something a bit different on the golf holiday front this year, we have discovered this amazing house in Deal which you can rent, which is right on the doorstep of Royal Cinque Ports, Princes and Royal St Georges.
Apr 14th, 2018
A world-renowned golf club is supporting a pioneering project that will help prevent part of its course succumbing to coastal erosion by rebuilding natural defences.
Feb 15th, 2018
International golfers drawn to Royal Dornoch’s famous links have helped provide a £20,000 cash boost to a number of the club’s neighbours.
Jan 30th, 2018
The final part of a series of major improvements to historic Royal Dornoch Golf Club’s Championship Course has got underway.
Jan 14th, 2018
For only the third time ever, Golf Digest have released their World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses rankings, and at Number One it is again Royal County Down.
Jan 12th, 2018
Royal Dornoch's commitment to its community and natural environment has earned it a coveted global sustainability accolade.
Dec 5th, 2017
Troon International has announced its latest partnership with Pravets Golf Club in Bulgaria. The 18-hole, par 72 Championship course is regarded as one of the best clubs in the country, nestled amongst the most dramatic landscape.
Nov 24th, 2017
There may be an age difference of 86 years, but a long-standing golfing friendship is set to become even closer.
Nov 23rd, 2017
Troon International, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing has announces its latest appointment; to provide full golf course management services to the semi-private Gold Creek Country Club, in Canberra, Australia.
Oct 19th, 2017
Jordan Spieth has presented Royal Birkdale with the three iron that won him the 2017 open.
Sep 10th, 2017
Troon International has launched a new tee time booking app and website, to make booking easier across all their international courses.
Jul 23rd, 2017
The R&A has announced that 235,000 spectators attended this year’s The Open at Royal Birkdale, making it officially the largest crowd for an Open staged outside of St Andrews.
Jul 22nd, 2017
The golfing history books have just been rewritten at Royal Birkdale as Branden Grace shot a sensational 62 at The Open Championship to break the record for the lowest round at a Major Championship.
May 19th, 2017
The historic Royal Dornoch Golf Club is ensuring its illustrious past is not forgotten by future generations.
May 16th, 2017
Royal Dornoch Golf Club has completed a number of course changes in a drive for continuous improvement, and has been recently named as one of the Top 10 courses in Scotland.
Apr 25th, 2017
A 12–foot alligator and an 8–foot alligator battle it out on the 18th hole of Panthers Run at Ocean Ridge Plantation. This one gets ugly!
Mar 26th, 2017
Royal Norwich Golf Club has completed the sale of its land to developer Persimmon for £17m, and with it goes a little bit of golf history.
Mar 21st, 2017
Royal Dornoch has pitched in to help tackle the scourge of dog fouling in its community, and to prevent you from having any untoward lies.
Feb 20th, 2017
The R&A has announced that the 2020 Open Championship will be staged at Royal St George's, the scene of Darren Clarke's victory in 2011.
Jan 19th, 2017
The internationally–renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club is continuing a drive to help its neighbours by seeking new community projects to support.
Dec 15th, 2016
One of the world’s oldest golf courses has been damaged by vandals who deliberately tore up one of the greens in a car. Utter cretins we say!
Nov 9th, 2016
Golfers at Royal Dornach are being given spiritual advice by a Chaplain to Her Madge the Queen. Tampering with the Golf Gods is a dangerous game as we all know, so we have offered our own golf scriptures into the bargain...
Nov 2nd, 2016
Troon has been selected to manage 4ORE! Golf, a 52,000-square-foot golf and entertainment facility located in Lubbock, Texas.
Sep 12th, 2016
The Ricoh Women’s British Open will take place at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club for a fifth time in 2018.
Aug 8th, 2016
A crofter is fighting a £2million legal battle with Royal Dornoch over grazing rights.
Jul 11th, 2016
Caught in a storm, GP's Editor is +13 after 9... can he pull it back on the treacherous back 9? Don't bet on it...
Jul 7th, 2016
GolfPunk last took over Troon at 2004's Open. We are doing it again this year. Here's what went on last time.... WARNING: Disturbing content.
Jul 3rd, 2016
We asked them if we could play at The Open.
They said “Don’t be ridiculous.”
“But we’re GolfPunk, the golf website for the re . . .”
“We know who you are,”they said,“but we’ve got the world’s biggest golf event to organise.”
“Fine,” we said,“be like that.”
May 18th, 2016
A Texan, living in Florida, who swings it like John Daly. Say hello to your latest Swingin' Siren, Kirsten Royal.
May 5th, 2016
Here's a fantastic shot of the 17th at Royal Dornoch taken on Tuesday by Getty Image's famed snapper David Cannon.
Mar 24th, 2016
The Royal Norwich Golf Club has taken a major step forwards to making the sport more inclusive as they have appointed women to their four key roles. I don't know why anyone should be surprised in the wider world, but this is still golf.
Mar 17th, 2016
You Little Beauty: Royal Ashdown Forest.... We want to play with the Common People.
Mar 1st, 2016
This year Royal Dornoch Golf Club is celebrating 400 years of golf being played in the town and it is also 125 years since Brora Golf Course was founded. Here’s how they are celebrating together.
Jan 6th, 2016
Congratulations to Royal County Down, which has just won a prestidgeous award for being the best course in the world.
Dec 4th, 2015
One of Scotland’s most iconic hotels has been sold in a multi-million pound deal that sees The Hotel Collection hand over the reins to ambitious new owners. The Marine Hotel is located on the edge of the 18th hole of the famous Royal Troon Golf Course, which will host next year’s Open Golf Championship.
Oct 20th, 2015
One of our favourite links courses, Royal Portrush is set to return to the Open Rota later today. The R&A are set to name it as the course for the 2019 Open Championship, for the first time since Max Faulkner won there in 1951.
Jul 31st, 2015
Troon North, Scottsdale, Arizona
Jul 21st, 2018
Aaron Moon, a former Royal Marine commando who lost a leg while serving in Afghanistan, now a golfing pro hoping to become the first amputee to play on the European Tour, is joining S&G Response in their One Million Yards golfing challenge, raising money for Street Support.
May 4th, 2018
Troon International is enjoying a stellar start to 2018, having already welcomed and announced several notable events at venues under its management around the globe.
Mar 26th, 2018
Golfers with a taste for the finer things in life can enjoy the many delights of the French Riviera when they stay at the exclusive Royal Mougins Golf Resort this spring.
Feb 28th, 2018
Golf International Pont Royal has been nominated for the title of France's best golf course, in the 2018 World Golf Awards.
Jan 17th, 2018
‘The flames of the clubhouse fire at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in 2001 consumed not only the members’ lockers, golf clubs and dozens of prized trophies and memorabilia, but also the traditional golf club way of life.’Now its tranformation has been captured in new book.
Oct 28th, 2017
Spain’s five-star La Manga Club is celebrating its 45th anniversary in style after joining a select group of courses in Spain to have been granted royal status by the Spanish royal household, the ‘Casa Real – Royal House’.
May 3rd, 2017
Golfers have awarded The Montgomerie Maxx Royal with the title of Best Golf Club of Turkey in 2017, with an average rating of 8,47.
Jul 14th, 2016
Louis Oosthuizen nails his second major ace this season!!!
Jun 15th, 2016
Royal Norwich Golf Club’s sale of its course so that 1,000 properties can be built on it is set to go ahead as planning permission has now been granted.
Feb 21st, 2020
The Scottish government has refused planning permission for a controversial plan to build an 18-hole championship golf course in the Highlands of Scotland. The plan had been to build a championship golf course at Coul Links, Embo, near Dornoch.
Oct 16th, 2019
Take one bike, one set of clubs, 14 different Open venues and one complete nutter and you have the ‘The Great British Open Challenge’. London-based PGA professional, Luke Willett, he with a famous golfing namesake, is to pedal his way between all the Open venues playing 18 holes at each and cycling with his clubs on his back!