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Dustin Johnson wins Saudi International

Dustin Johnson wins Saudi International

Feb 4th, 2019

World #3 Dustin Johnson used his prodigious length off the tee combined with TaylorMade's new Speed Injected Twist Face™ technology to win the Saudi International by 2 shots from fellow Team TaylorMade athlete Haotong Li.

European Tour events in danger

European Tour events in danger

Jan 8th, 2020

The European Tour has a real headache on its hands following Iran’s recent threats to "destroy" parts of the United Arab Emirates if there is retaliation after the attacks they launched on Iraq in reprisal for the US killing of Qassem Soleimani.

Garcia to play for free

Garcia to play for free

Nov 26th, 2019

Sergio García will play in next year’s Saudi International despite trying to trash a number of their greens when playing the event in February of this year. The Spaniard was disqualified after his extraordinary behaviour but it seems that there was a further sanction from tour who have insisted he plays at the event in 2020 without an appearance fee. call that a sanction? We are not impressed.

History made with LET Event in Saudi Arabia

History made with LET Event in Saudi Arabia

Dec 12th, 2019

Well they’ve had the boxing, Tiger and Rory have declined big pay days to play there and now Saudi has made history by announcing the first-ever professional women’s golf event in the Kingdom. The fully-sanctioned Ladies European Tour event will be staged in collaboration with Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation and carry a purse of $1 million.

Wells Fargo International

Wells Fargo International

May 3rd, 2019

In his first outing since The Masters, Rory McIlroy carded an opening five under par 66 to share the lead of the Wells Fargo International from Quail Hollow. The Northern Irishman shares the lead with America’s Joel Dahmen, one of GolfPunk’s each-way tips for the event.

Troon International partners with Pravets Golf Club

Troon International partners with Pravets Golf Club

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.

Two way lead at the BMW International

Two way lead at the BMW International

Jun 23rd, 2017

It's day two at the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried, and there is now a two–way tie at the top of the leaderboard, whilst Sergio and Henrik are knocking on the door.

Golfsmith International File For Bankruptcy

Golfsmith International File For Bankruptcy

Sep 15th, 2016

Golfsmith International, America’s largest specialty golf retailer, appears to have failed in an attempt to sell itself and could be forced to file for bankruptcy within days.

International Golf Club London

International Golf Club London

Mar 7th, 2016

The International Golf Club London (ICG London) is launching an exciting opportunity for golfers to play competitive events at championship courses in the south-east region. Here's how.

Saudi Arabia harnesses the power of golf

Saudi Arabia harnesses the power of golf

Feb 3rd, 2019

During the week of Saudi Arabia’s inaugural European Tour event, the Saudi International, the Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation (SGF), has announced a golf development programme which looks set to transform the golfing landscape in the Kingdom.

International field flocks to Kent coastline

International field flocks to Kent coastline

Dec 8th, 2018

Golfers from across Europe descended on Prince’s, Royal St. George’s and Royal Cinque Ports last month to battle it out in the Championship Links Team Challenge.

Troon International's new Australian project

Troon International's new Australian project

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.

gWest International Resort back on course

gWest International Resort back on course

Jul 3rd, 2016

Work has started again on the gWest International Resort near Gleneagles in Perthshire, six years after the global crash stopped the project in its tracks.

Woods ends 2019 on a high

Woods ends 2019 on a high

Dec 15th, 2019

There were lots of hugs and high fives as Team USA fought back from a 10-8 deficit to win the Presidents Cup, once again, by a score of 16-14. That huge smile we saw after Wood’s victory at Augusta was back and the there was obvious emotion in the US Captain’s voice when talking after his team’s victory.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Sep 30th, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jun 24th, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Oct 19th, 2017

Norfolk is where mosquitos come for spring training, undergoing a grueling program of physical exercise and studying The Mozzie’s Guide To A Human’s Sensitive Areas.

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Bland steals the show from Garcia

Jun 25th, 2017

England’s Richard Bland turned in the performance of a lifetime to move into a share of the lead after three rounds of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried yesterday and will play the final round in the company of Sergio Garcia, the Masters champion.

Senator plans attack on Trump's golf costs

Senator plans attack on Trump's golf costs

May 18th, 2017

Republican Senator Ted Lieu has introduced a bill into Congress that would require Trump to reimburse the government for funds spent on travel to his own properties, such as Mar–a–Lago in Florida and the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ.

Trump's first 100 days of golf

Trump's first 100 days of golf

May 2nd, 2017

Donald Trump has been POTUS for 100 days now, and here's what he has been up to on the golfing front in that time. It makes for impressive reading, such is his outstanding commitment to the game.

The bunker on Trump’s Mar–a–Lago course

The bunker on Trump’s Mar–a–Lago course

Apr 15th, 2017

On the site of Trump’s Mar–a–Lago resort is a bunker that was built by the US government in the 1940s to store bombs. It could prove a useful bolt–hole for the POTUS.

Buenavista Golf aiming high

Buenavista Golf aiming high

Apr 10th, 2017

Buenavista Golf already looks a million dollars but is determined to become the ‘must–play' course of the Canary Islands as its investment programme hits the half a million–mark.

Trump victory

Trump victory

Apr 5th, 2017

The woman who was filmed urinating at Trump International Aberdeen has lost her demand for damages.

Trump in the toilet

Trump in the toilet

Mar 10th, 2017

Lawyers for Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course suffered a blow when a court dismissed their attempt to block the release of evidence in a privacy case, according to the Guardian. 

Rory McIlroy tees it up with The Trump

Rory McIlroy tees it up with The Trump

Feb 20th, 2017

There's no stopping the Trumper when it comes to hitting the links, and getting high quality golf partners. So who has he been teeing up with now? Well, it's Rory McIlroy.

Green light for Celtic Manor development

Green light for Celtic Manor development

Feb 3rd, 2017

Construction of the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) will begin in March after funding details were agreed between the Welsh Government, Celtic Manor Resort and NatWest.

Big push for Golf in Italy

Big push for Golf in Italy

Jan 25th, 2017

Italy Golf & More, the first pan–Italian international promotional project for golf, is ready to hit the ground running in 2017 as it builds on momentum which saw Italy establish itself as one of Europe’s top golf destinations.

Trump, Salmon and the wind farms

Trump, Salmon and the wind farms

Dec 28th, 2016

Trump sent Alex Salmond 16 letters telling the ex-Scottish leader that his aspiration of independence for Scotland would be “gone with the wind” if he continued to support wind farms being built near Trump’s golf course in Aberdeen. 

Tiger rumored to be teeing it up with Trump

Tiger rumored to be teeing it up with Trump

Dec 23rd, 2016

According to a source close to the Trump, the President-elect will play golf with Tiger Woods today at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

Blow to Trump's Aberdeen course plans

Blow to Trump's Aberdeen course plans

Dec 23rd, 2016

Donald Trump’s plans to expand his Aberdeenshire golf resort by building 2,750 new homes and holiday flats have suffered a significant blow.

Trump gives Scotland the bird

Trump gives Scotland the bird

Dec 13th, 2016

Donald Trump has given Scotland the bird by tearing up a legal agreement on environmental protection made with the Holyrood government, the Sunday Herald has revealed.

Dawn photo wins greenkeeper photo comp

Dawn photo wins greenkeeper photo comp

Dec 1st, 2016

A spectacular dawn image of a greenkeeper preparing his course at a modest North Wales golf club has claimed first prize in the annual BIGGA Photographic Competition.

Trump on the war path over new documentary

Trump on the war path over new documentary

Oct 31st, 2016

Donald Trump is threatening to sue the makers of a new documentary film about problems surrounding the construction of his Trump International Golf Links Scotland in Aberdeen

Trump Aberdeen is being taken to court

Trump Aberdeen is being taken to court

Oct 31st, 2016

Trump Aberdeen is being taken to court for allegedly breaching the privacy of a rambler photographed by staff without her consent or knowledge.

Golfsmith to be bought or auctioned off

Golfsmith to be bought or auctioned off

Oct 7th, 2016

Worldwide Golf is exploring an offer for the bankrupt Golfsmith chain, which has 109 shops in the USA, but went under with a debt pile of $195 million.

Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones

Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones

Oct 2nd, 2016

When Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes opened for play in 2005, Trump would stop by infrequently, but when he did he only wanted pretty women serving him, according to a lawsuit.

Trump golf lawsuit heads to trial

Trump golf lawsuit heads to trial

Jun 9th, 2016

A lawsuit over one of Donald Trumps golf courses in south Florida will head to trial in August, just as he gears up for the US Presidential election.

Donald Trump wants to build another wall

Donald Trump wants to build another wall

May 25th, 2016

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, but this time it is not keep out floods of Mexicans, and he might even have to pay for it himself! Here’s his plan for Doonbeg.

Trump signs in Dubai Back Up

Trump signs in Dubai Back Up

Dec 14th, 2015

The signs featuring Donald Trump at the Akoya in Dubai have now been put back up! What on earth's going on?

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Trump's hair raising comments won't affect new Dubai course

Dec 9th, 2015

Donald Trump has been up to his hair-raising antics yet again, with his latest outburst against Muslims: “We need a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States while we figure out what the hell is going on, We are out of control.” 

R&A Announce Venues

R&A Announce Venues

Nov 20th, 2015

The R&A has announced the courses for the 2018 Championships and internationals.