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Was Gmac lucky not to be penalised?

Was Gmac lucky not to be penalised?

Feb 9th, 2020

It was great to see Graeme McDowell win again on the European Tour but had the tour applied the slow play rules more strictly come Sunday afternoon might it have been a different story? The Northern Irishman was carrying a ‘bad time’ after a transgression during his second round and playing in the final pairing come Sunday he and partner Victor Dubuisson became detached at the back of the field.

Tournament of Champions 2020

Tournament of Champions 2020

Jan 6th, 2020

The gods were smiling on Justin Thomas in Hawaii on Sunday. Two clear, with three to go it looked like he had the Tournament of Champions in the bag. However, two sloppy bogies in his last three holes saw him have to win a play-off against Patrick Reed and defending champion Xander Schauffele.

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.

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.

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.

Slow Play Update 2020

Slow Play Update 2020

Jan 14th, 2020

Back last August the European Tour announced a four-point plan for dealing with slow play on the tour. They have now revisited the plan and beefed up the regulations and penalties. The new tougher regulations come into effect at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.

Tiger announces first outings for 2020

Tiger announces first outings for 2020

Jan 10th, 2020

Tiger Woods will open his account for 2020 and quest for his record breaking 83rd tour title at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines from 23rd to 26th January. Woods last seen leading Team USA to victory at the Presidents Cup will then head to the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in mid-February.

Canterbury Golf Club gears up for 2020 Open

Canterbury Golf Club gears up for 2020 Open

Feb 19th, 2019

Canterbury Golf Club is gearing up for the staging of The Open Championship in July 2020 at nearby Royal St George’s by linking up with fellow Kent golf clubs in Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership.

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.

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dolan holes out to win trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Jan 2nd, 2019

Irish golfer Michael Dolan waited until he was 59 for his first hole-in-one; a month later, his second earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup after he aced the eighth hole at Son Vida, Mallorca.

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.

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Dunblane golfer aces a trip to 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 31st, 2018

Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Score an ace and head strait to the 2020 Ryder Cup

Oct 17th, 2018

Golfers who secure the Holy Grail of an ace while playing Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) on courses across Europe will no longer win a visit to the 2019 US Masters … instead they'll be off to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

Oct 11th, 2018

With the new World Handicapping System (WHS) to be introduced in 2020, Club Systems International's PSiTouch screen looks set to become a fixture in English clubhouses after the company was awarded ‘preferred partner' status by England Golf.

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.

Royal St George's to host 2020 Open

Royal St George's to host 2020 Open

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.

Why the Olympic no-shows should forget about 2020

Why the Olympic no-shows should forget about 2020

Aug 25th, 2016

When I first heard that golf was going to be back for the 2016 Olympics I genuinely thought it was fantastic news, a massive opportunity for the sport to make a big and sudden impact on the game. Finally here was an chance to showcase the great game to the entire world.

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.

The long putter is alive and kicking

The long putter is alive and kicking

Feb 19th, 2020

It was a fine victory for Adam Scott last weekend, he is a great ball striker, but I must confess I rather sighed when I saw him using a long putter to great effect once again. It was a similar feeling to that I had when Scott won the Masters back in 2013. I’m sorry, but I am with the brigade who consider these long putters cheat sticks.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Feb 3rd, 2020

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. 

Brooks gets a lesson

Brooks gets a lesson

Jan 23rd, 2020

Look out Claude Harmon you could soon be out of a job. A six-year-old hilariously analysed Brooks Koepka’s swing during last week’s the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Apparently, Brooks dips a  bit during his swing and he should know which way the wind is blowing!

Pieters leads the way in Dubai

Pieters leads the way in Dubai

Jan 23rd, 2020

Thomas Pieters leads the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after an impressive opening round of 67 on the tough Emirates Golf Club course. The Belgian leads by one shot from David Lipsky of the USA with a gaggle of twelve players, which includes Englishman Eddie Pepperell, Robert Karlsson of Sweden and Dane Søren Kjeldsen, a further shot back.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 20th, 2020

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.

PGA Tour seeks to gag Smith

PGA Tour seeks to gag Smith

Jan 17th, 2020

It looks like the PGA Tour are moving to close down the debate on the Patrick Reed saga. Rumours have it that Cameron Smith has been admonished by the PGA Tour for his outspoken comments on Patrick Reed's behaviour at the Hero World Challenge.

Teenager Hill beats Koepka

Teenager Hill beats Koepka

Jan 15th, 2020

English prodigy Josh Hill warmed up for his European Tour debut in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Thursday by taking on world No 1 Brooks Koepka in a friendly match – a match the youngster won!

Garcia and Callaway part company

Garcia and Callaway part company

Jan 15th, 2020

GolfPunk Hall of Shame inductee Sergio Garcia has been chucking clubs again. This time he has jettisoned all his Callaway clubs and replaced them with a selection of PINGs along with TaylorMade fairway woods. Garcia announced ahead of this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship that he has ended his two-year relationship with Callaway golf clubs and ball.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jan 13th, 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

14 Club Challenge: Ryder Cup Captains Special

14 Club Challenge: Ryder Cup Captains Special

Oct 7th, 2019

We love a good 14 club challenge at GolfPunk.  We’re not very good at them but watching the pro’s go at it is always a scream, especially when they manage to hit the green with a putter or equally unsuitable club!

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!

Ryder Cup countdown begins

Ryder Cup countdown begins

Sep 19th, 2019

European Captain Padraig Harrington has named Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for The 2020 Ryder Cup against the United States at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin next September. Karlsson twice played in the Ryder Cup, in the victorious 2006 team that crushed the USA at the K Club and on the losing side two years later at Valhalla.

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.

A team event for Olympic golf?

A team event for Olympic golf?

Nov 26th, 2016

Rumours are rife that the International Golf Federation is about to submit a bid to include a team competition in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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.