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Open de España Final

Open de España Final

Oct 7th, 2019

Jon Rahm successfully defended a title for the first time in his career as he stormed to a five-stroke victory at the Mutuactivos Open de España.  The 24-year-old secured his fifth European Tour title in just his 39th start, becoming the fastest Spaniard to reach five victories surpassing the late, great Seve Ballesteros who reached that milestone on his 49th appearance.

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

Mar 26th, 2019

Great to deliver a winner again for GolfPunk readers; nervy stuff but Paul Casey held on to win at 26/1 at last week’s Valspar Championship!!

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Duca Del Cosma unveils its first spiked models

Nov 30th, 2018

Duca del Cosma, the Italian fashion brand that pioneered ultra-lightweight spikeless golf shoes more than a decade ago, is introducing an eye-catching new range of premium golf shoes for the 2019 season that includes the brand’s first-ever soft spiked shoes and boots.

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

Valderrama Meets... Paul McGinley

May 26th, 2018

Valdy comes face to face with one of his heroes, Ryder Cup Captain & Player legend Mr Paul McGinley for a chat about punk rock, narrow fairways and football...

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

May 25th, 2017

GolfPunk's resident sock-puppet-rascal-love-child-of-Roland-Rat-&-Frank-Spencer takes on European Tour star Graeme Storm. And talk soon turns to surrender monkeys and the art of cake making...

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. 

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Mar 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's very own resident sock-puppet-head-cover the rascal lovechild of-Frank Spencer & Roland-Rat) gets chatted up by Sky Sports/ITV presenters (and golf nuts) Charlotte and Zoe...

Fidel Castro – leaders drives

Fidel Castro – leaders drives

Nov 26th, 2016

Fidel Castro has died peaceful at the ripe old age of 90. The communist revolutionary ruled Cuba for half a century and inspired insurrections across the globe. And he also liked a bit of golf.

Day 3 at the Valspar Championship

Day 3 at the Valspar Championship

Mar 13th, 2016

Bill Haas took the lead on the third day of the Valspar Championship, from Graham DeLaet, AKA the greatest beard in golf. But more impressively after his terrible start to the week Jordan Spieth has got himself into the top ten going into the last day at Innsisbrook.

GolfSpiv calls the Valspar Championship

GolfSpiv calls the Valspar Championship

Mar 8th, 2016

Spiv was not far away from a monster payout as Danny Willett contended to the end at the WGC Cadillac. Then he hit the water on 18 and that dream was over. Still, the Yorkshire man produced a nice Each Way. 

Happy Valentine's  Day Dustin

Happy Valentine's Day Dustin

Feb 15th, 2016

Sometimes words are just not enough. And what's a girl going to do then? Why get straight onto Instagram of course. Happy Valentine's Day Dustin. Yes, the single men in the crew are all a bit jealous.

Valderrama to host Spanish Open

Valderrama to host Spanish Open

Feb 10th, 2016

The European Tour has announced that Valderrama will stage the Spanish Open for the first time in April, with the Sergio Garcia Foundation as official host of the event at the course in Sotogrande, southern Spain.

Trump spat with Samuel L. Jackson

Trump spat with Samuel L. Jackson

Jan 6th, 2016

Samuel J. Jackson’s feud with Donald Trump has intensified. Trump has now denying that he ever played golf with Jackson and called him "boring."

Samuel L. Jackson on Trump

Samuel L. Jackson on Trump

Jan 4th, 2016

Don’t read too much into Samuel L. Jackson playing golf with Donald Trump, the actor says in the January issue of United Airlines’ Rhapsody magazine.

Hell Holes!!!: The 3rd, Sand Valley Golf And Country CLub

Hell Holes!!!: The 3rd, Sand Valley Golf And Country CLub

Sep 3rd, 2015

Normally a Hell Hole is a winding par four, or a mammoth double driver par five. But rarely has it ever been a tricky little par three. Yet this is a true card wrecker, with a green that can destroy a scorecard. Have you ever heard of a par three where you can rack up a 12? Despite this tricky little beast, this inland links course is a joy to play, who'd have thunk that Poland was home to such an awesome golf course?

Valderrama Meets... BMW Champion Ben An

Valderrama Meets... BMW Champion Ben An

Sep 3rd, 2015

Five days after this encounter, Ben An won the BMW at Wentworth and a cheque for loads of cash. We're not saying Valdy is 100% responsible but it's pretty obvious Ben wouldn't have won without this radical pep-talk...

Valdy meets Coetzee

Valdy meets Coetzee

Aug 6th, 2015

George Coetzee achieves a lifetime ambition by finally getting an audience with his favourite Golf head cover sock puppet, Valderrama. And when they met it was muydaahh....

Weather delay sinks Creamer

Weather delay sinks Creamer

Jul 27th, 2019

Paula Creamer was going along nicely in the sun at the Evian Resort in Evian-Les-Bains when the weather took a turn for the worst. Wearing a rather provocative top with ‘Kiss My Putt’ emblazoned across her chest, the American sank a monster putt from the edge of the 12th hole to move the overnight leader to nine under par and one off the lead.

Woods Finally Delivers Again at Augusta

Woods Finally Delivers Again at Augusta

Apr 14th, 2019

Well, there you have it. After all these years it seemed to be written in the stars that Tiger would deliver once again among the azaleas and pines of Augusta. Yes, he rode his luck a little, but ultimately he was the player that held his nerve the best coming down the stretch.

Golf Betting tips for The Valspar Championship

Golf Betting tips for The Valspar Championship

Mar 20th, 2019

Great to see Rory McIlroy winning the Players Championship last week. Our selection Tommy Fleetwood led well into the final round but faded to finish 5th. Two televised events this week but the EuropeanTour event low key so we concentrate on the Valspar Championship on PGA tour.

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Dec 19th, 2018

A review of Scotland’s National Golf Tourism Strategy has extended the industry’s target for the value of the sector to £325 million following a strong period of growth.

Experience true links value this winter

Experience true links value this winter

Nov 28th, 2018

Not many golf courses are worth making the effort to play during the winter months, but Burnham and Berrow is certainly an exception to the rule. And with some fantastic winter packages and on-site accommodation it might be wise to make a trip to this South West links gem sooner rather than later.

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Delamere Forest celebrates its course make-over

Oct 24th, 2018

This Autumn, Delamere Forest Golf Club near Chester is celebrating the culmination of a six-year programme to revert one of England’s finest heathland championship courses back to its original 1910 design.

Fleming Golf Tips for the Dell Technologies

Fleming Golf Tips for the Dell Technologies

Aug 28th, 2018

Close but no cigar last week with Tony Finau 59/1 coming 2nd and Adam Scott 5th at 54/1. It's the Dell Technologies in the USA, the second of the FedEx playoff events. We will just concentrate on USA.

PowaKaddy trolleys given Quiet Mark approval

PowaKaddy trolleys given Quiet Mark approval

Apr 5th, 2018

For a second consecutive year, market-leading electric trolley brand PowaKaddy has been awarded the prestigious Quiet MarkTM – the international award for excellence in low-noise technology from the Noise Abatement Society.

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

Apr 5th, 2018

We may have been wrong before but that's not going to stop us throwing our weight around... I mean, if we don't know who's going to win the Masters then who the blazes does??

Thomas Bjorn tees it up in Val D'Isere

Thomas Bjorn tees it up in Val D'Isere

Mar 31st, 2018

To mark the six-months-to go-before the opening round in the Ryder Cup 2018 at Le Golf National south-west of Paris, the European team captain teed off over the weekend  - at 2,230m above the French ski resort of Val d’Isère.

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Mar 21st, 2018

Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.

Duca del Cosma rock the golf shoe world

Duca del Cosma rock the golf shoe world

Feb 13th, 2018

Wow. That's all I could say when I first laid eyes on the Duca del Cosma golf shoes. That's what you get when you ask an Italian fashion brand to design you a golf shoe – something that totally stands out from the crowd and hits you right between the eyes like a 7-iron off the hosel.

Wilson Staff remodels DX2 and DX3 golf balls

Wilson Staff remodels DX2 and DX3 golf balls

Jan 17th, 2018

Wilson Staff, the pioneering brand in low compression golf ball technology, has completely re-designed the construction of its popular DX2 Soft and DX3 Soft Spin balls to enhance their performance for the 2018 season.

G/Fore delivers on Christmas treats

G/Fore delivers on Christmas treats

Dec 12th, 2017

G/FORE is gearing up for the festive season with a selection of gifts to add some serious style to any Christmas stocking. Fill your boots.

The Els Club Desaru Coast Valley Course

The Els Club Desaru Coast Valley Course

Nov 20th, 2017

The Els Club Desaru Coast has further reason to celebrate following the announcement the Valley Course has received the prestigious accolade, ‘Best New Course in Asia Pacific’ at The Asian Golf Awards. 

Branden Grace delights the home fans

Branden Grace delights the home fans

Nov 12th, 2017

Branden Grace shot a closing round of 66 to win his eighth European Tour title and thrill the home fans at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Two holes in one at the Dell

Two holes in one at the Dell

Sep 3rd, 2017

There have been 30 holes in one on the PGA Tour so far this season, and today at the Dell there were two within 65 seconds of each other. And one that just got away….

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Graham DeLaet in twitter storm over fantasy league

Aug 26th, 2017

There's nothing more important than Fantasy Golf. Well, maybe actual golf. Or pitch & putt even. And probably your ability to make and maintain meaningful relationships in life. Actually, most things in life are probably more important than Fantasy Golf...

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Jun 12th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has delayed his journey to Erin Hills for one very good reason. Paulina Gretzky, Dustin's fiancee, will be giving birth to the couple's second child today by Caesarean section.

 Great value in the Algarve

Great value in the Algarve

May 19th, 2017

The Algarve continues to exceed golf visitor records after a flying start to 2017, while it has also retained its place as the best value holiday destination for UK tourists.

The Dye London wins planning approval

The Dye London wins planning approval

Apr 11th, 2017

One of the world's top golf architects has pledged to create a spectacular new challenge for London's golfers before the decade is out.

Great value golf in Murcia

Great value golf in Murcia

Mar 23rd, 2017

Four legendary golfers, Severiano Ballesteros, José María Olazábal, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, have designed or redesigned courses in the Region of Murcia – and there’s some great value to be had in April.

Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Mar 5th, 2017

This is sensational. Major winner, Ryder Cup legend as a player and Captain – Tony Jacklin CBE gives Valderrama both barrells as they sing together and plot revenge over a certain Mexican golf nuisance....

Valderrama Meets... Paul Casey

Valderrama Meets... Paul Casey

Mar 5th, 2017

He might have forearms like dinner plates (eh? – Ed) but when it comes to sock puppets, Paul Casey is like putty in Valderrama's hands. If he had any, that is...

Valderrama Meets... Ian Poulter

Valderrama Meets... Ian Poulter

Jan 10th, 2017

Lovely stuff: Valderrama – the head-cover-sock-puppet-lovechild of Roland Rat & Frank Spencer gets totally busted by Ian Poulter...

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

DeLaet withdraws from Memorial

Jun 3rd, 2016

We've all been there: Stood over a 20 yard chip or a 60 yard pitch and you're terrified. It just all feels.. weird somehow... Imagine what it's like if you're a tour pro and you rely on making chips & pitches for a living?

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

New Jack Nicklaus course gets approval

May 7th, 2016

After a long debate following months of argument, Aberdeenshire councillors have agreed plans for a championship golf course to be built in Stonehaven. 

Dell and HTC Vive bring zero gravity golf to PGA events.

Dell and HTC Vive bring zero gravity golf to PGA events.

Apr 30th, 2016

Dell’s video game PC brand, Alienware, is powering Lunar Golf: The Future of Golf Experience on HTC Vives in a traveling virtual reality experience that will visit the PGA Tour world golf championship events this season.

The Golf Spiv calls the Valero Texas Open

The Golf Spiv calls the Valero Texas Open

Apr 20th, 2016

The PGA Tour heads to Texas for the Valero Texas Open and the first thing we notice is that the big three won’t be playing. This has opened up the market considerably......

Valspar Champs Day One

Valspar Champs Day One

Mar 11th, 2016

Day one at the Valspar Championship set up an interesting start to the tournament as Keegan Bradley, Charles Howell III and Ken Duke all took a share of the lead, shooting matching 67's.

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Mar 6th, 2016

Sergio has thrown a bit of a Twitter wobbly after the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee said he had a bad attitude after an outburst of temper at this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.

I wanna, wanna be a male model

I wanna, wanna be a male model

Feb 27th, 2016

PING Apparel has announced the re-signing of the 2010 Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen as well as several new apparel ambassadors, including 2015 European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch. 

Team Justin deliver at Pebble Beach

Team Justin deliver at Pebble Beach

Feb 12th, 2016

It may be his first time playing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but that didn’t stop Justin Rose from slotting in a quick 66 with playing partner Justin Timberlake.

Carding 202 when you play off 2.2

Carding 202 when you play off 2.2

Jul 20th, 2019

The GolfPunk team love the game of golf and are big supporters of the idea of improving the etiquette on the course and in general.  However, this week the big news running around social media was about the US amateur golfer that carded an impressively poor 194 for 18 holes and things got worse when the Florida State Golf Association confirmed it was actually a 131 over par 202!

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

Jul 10th, 2019

We get a loads of stuff sent to us at GP Towers and a much of it doesn’t really get us going.  One area sure to unite the team are any efforts to bring in young’uns into our beloved sport and on Sunday 14th (this weekend) Crown Golf have a beauty as over 100 juniors can walk away with a year’s free membership!

Blair O’Neal exclusive photo shoot

Blair O’Neal exclusive photo shoot

Nov 17th, 2018

Who ever said that golf couldn't be sexy? It doesn't sound like something we'd say at Golf Punk... and it definitely wasn't Blair O'Neal...`  

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

GP Classics: Kim Smith Swingin' Siren

Oct 25th, 2018

When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Jun 27th, 2018

Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, made a very successful debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on Monday 25th June 2018 when 11 players made it through to Final Qualifying on a beautiful summer’s day.

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'

Paddy McGuinness has a proper paddy

Paddy McGuinness has a proper paddy

Jun 23rd, 2017

Take Me Out star Paddy McGuinness had a proper paddy on the Ocean course at Vale do Lobo in Portugal this week. And here's the evidence.   

Poulter in Twitter spat

Poulter in Twitter spat

May 17th, 2017

Off the back of his T2 at The Players Championship, Poults has got involved in a Twitter row with Golf Channel's outspoken Brandel Chamblee.