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Mar 6th, 2020
What did Scott Piercy think when he chose to share social media posts which at best one could describe as controversial? Surely he realised in this day and age that such views might not sit well with the public? Clearly not and it will hurt him in the pocket as sponsors start to distance themselves from the player.
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.
Jul 8th, 2019
You know something is iconic when its value on the second hand market can be more than when it was new. It happens to some old cars, it happens to certain fine wines and expensive spirits and occasionally it happens to golf clubs that are owned by famous dudes but it doesn’t happen often to regular golf kit.
Jan 23rd, 2019
Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019 Phantom X family – a collection of nine new modern mallets engineered to take putting performance to the next level. There is, quite literally, something for everyone here!
Jul 16th, 2018
Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.
Jul 11th, 2018
Two events this week the Scottish Open and the John Deere Classic. We concentrate on the Scottish Open, the last event before The Open. Two near misses last week in Ireland with both Jon Rahm and Andy Sullivan placed!!
Jun 17th, 2018
Check out this amazing footage as Storm Hector creates carnage at the site of the Scottish Open.
Jan 23rd, 2018
The next generation of Scotty Cameron Select putters – introducing new four-way sole balancing technology – continues the evolution of a line engineered for performance, milled to precision and designed with elegance.
Oct 19th, 2017
Put.... the..... gun...... down.... Adam....
Aug 1st, 2017
Scotty Cameron has added a high–MOI mallet with enhanced toe flow to his new Futura line of putters – the Futura 5.5M – combining the forgiveness of a mallet with the feel of a blade.
Jul 16th, 2017
Spain/s Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied the first hole in a playoff with Englishman Callum Shinkwin to win the Scottish Open, and with it his first European Tour victory in over five and a half years.
Jul 12th, 2017
The Scottish Open is really the last chance for players to get their game ready ahead of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The Golf Spiv looks under the bonnet to see where the value lies.
Jul 12th, 2017
Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, and the supergroups to watch out for.
Jun 27th, 2017
There are rumours flying around that the Scottish Open could be held at Trump International Aberdeen in 2019.
Jun 10th, 2017
Phil Mickelson will not be playing the 2017 Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, he has confirmed.
Apr 12th, 2017
Golf performance tracking brand Shot Scope has received a grant from Scottish Enterprise for £500,000.
Mar 27th, 2017
Open Champion Henrik Stenson has confirmed that he will play this year's Scottish Open as a prelude to his Open title defence.
Nov 18th, 2016
A ground-breaking co-sanctioning agreement between the LET and LPGA has been reached that will see Dundonald Links host both the 2017 men’s and ladies’ Scottish Opens.
Nov 15th, 2016
VisitScotland and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced that the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open will be part of the newly announced Rolex Series as part of an enhanced European Tour schedule for 2017.
Nov 4th, 2016
Adam Scott and Rafa Cabrera–Bella have been enjoying some fine dining, if you like eating live bugs that is!
Aug 29th, 2016
Ever wondered why the pros flock to Scotty Cameron putters? Check out this video to se the attention to detail that goes in to his designs, and just maybe the best looking putter ever!
Aug 27th, 2016
What is Rory putting with, and who is helping him improve his stroke?
Jul 24th, 2016
Paige Spiranac made the cut at the Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, and is now tied 58. Here's how she got on.
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 15th, 2016
Paige Spiranac is set to make her first visit to the Scotland when she takes part in next week’s Ladies’ Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. And shes looking absolutely amazing to boot.
Jul 8th, 2016
The European Tour has issues an apology over the set up of the Castle Stuart course for the Scottish Open, as forty mile an hour winds hit the course.
Jul 4th, 2016
Phil Mickelson has happy memories of Castle Stuart. Back in 2013 he played there and won, and used his success in the Scottish Open as a springboard to winning The Open at Muirfield. But could this be his last appearance there?
Apr 1st, 2016
Step Brothers favourite Adam Scott takes on Jon Daly in a made for TV grudge match...
Mar 30th, 2016
Scottish Golf has launched its biggest-ever campaign to encourage more people to get outside playing and enjoying the game of golf at clubs across the country.
Mar 19th, 2016
An American tycoon has given £2 million to Scottish charities because he fell in love with the country’s golf courses.
Mar 11th, 2016
Adam Scott has seemingly changed his mind about playing in the 2016 Olympics, according to former British Open Champion Ian Baker-Finch, who will captain the Australian team in Rio later this year.
Mar 11th, 2016
The merger of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association (SLGA) went through last year, and the new unified body came into existence on October 1 2015. But only months later it has lost it’s new CEO. What’s occurring?
Feb 29th, 2016
Adam Scott raised the trophy last night at the Honda Classic, pipping Sergio Garcia by one shot for his first title in two years. While he only managed a level par 70, Sergio could only muster a 71, and no one made a run at the the two of them.
Feb 24th, 2016
According to reports from north of the border, Bunkered Magazine has heard that Dundonald Links may be the venue for this year’s Scottish Open.
Feb 12th, 2016
Phil Mickelson has confirmed he will play in this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in July. Rory might not be showing, but we are pumped that Phil's coming back.
Jan 28th, 2016
Titleist have launched their new Scotty Cameron Select putters. The key update is the introduction of innovative face inlay technology to produce responsive feel and feedback that golfers have described as “soft but solid.”
Jan 8th, 2016
According to phone call records from between 1997 and 2000, obtained by the BBC though Freedom of Information laws, Bill Clinton wanted a retirement job as a Scottish MP so he could play more golf.
Nov 25th, 2015
It's without doubt been a disappointing season for Adam Scott, who needs a late win to secure his record of a tour win every season, which is what he has done for the last 14 consecutive years. In front of what will undoubtedly be a highly partisan Ozzie crowd, Scott is properly pumped up for the occasion.
Nov 18th, 2015
Adam Scott confirmed today that he is by no means certain to play at the Olympics in Rio next year, even if he does qualify. He’s also been highly critical of the organisers for not including a team event, something we’ve been crying out for as well.
Nov 3rd, 2015
The humble putter cover has become a piece of golfing art in recent times. Scotty Cameron started the craze with his tour covers and highly sought after limited editions. But they have become mass produced, inhibitively expensive, and almost impossible to get hold of. Scott Readman believed there was another way.
Aug 28th, 2015
What do you do when you find yourself in a world of technically driven sportswear when you’re a heritage brand originating in woolen underwear?
You give yourself a makeover is what! And that’s exactly what Scottish heritage brand Lyle & Scott have done, fusing a whopping 141 year heritage with technical, performance golf wear for AW15.
Aug 11th, 2015
One of the great things about the US PGA is that club pros can qualify for the event, and stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia. One such player who has qualified to play at Whistling Straits this week, who you might not have heard of, has already played, and beaten, Sergio Garcia before.
Jul 31st, 2015
Troon North, Scottsdale, Arizona
Jul 12th, 2015
Winner, winner, haggis dinner!! Rickieeeeeeaaahhhh!!!!
May 28th, 2015
If the Ping Anser is the original heel toe-weighted putter then the Newport is arguably the current gold standard.
Mar 16th, 2015
Changing your headcovers is a great way to stop being a corporate shill and give your golf bag it’s own identity.
Feb 2nd, 2015
We love a Lyle & Scott lambswool sweater, but they can be a bit warm for everyday wear.
Feb 8th, 2019
Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.
Jan 28th, 2019
"He's the number one player in the world, and he's showing why." That was Adam Scott taking about Justin Rose immedately after finishing second to the Englishman by two shots at Torrey Pines in the FarmersInsurance Open.
Nov 26th, 2018
Wilson Golf has extended its line-up of European Tour players with the signing of exciting Scottish player David Law on a multi-year deal.
Nov 6th, 2018
The home of Scotland's only Seve Ballesteros-designed golf course has joined one of Hilton's 14 market-leading brands and will be known as DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.
Aug 26th, 2018
Just when it looked like Coul Links had got the all clear, there has been a very significant development in this ongoing tale.
Jul 7th, 2018
POTUS Donald Trump is going to be golfing at one of his Scottish courses next week, and it could become one very expensive game of golf…
May 13th, 2018
The Scottish Left-handed Championships has now become a popular annual competition, and this year will be held at the Muir of Ord.
Apr 17th, 2018
Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.
Feb 27th, 2018
COBRA PUMA Golf have announced the signing of Scott Gregory with immediate effect in a clubs, clothing, shoes and accessories deal.
Jan 24th, 2018
There were more visits by US consumers to Scotland in the first nine months of 2017 than in the whole of 2016 according to new research, indicating continued growth from the US market and underlining its importance to Scotland’s visitor economy.
Nov 28th, 2017
Developers behind the proposed Coul Links major golf course proposal have welcomed the response from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) to their planning application, and now believe there is a strong platform for taking forward a multi-million pound investment in East Sutherland that will generate numerous jobs.
Oct 22nd, 2017
Scott McCarron got a one shot penalty as his dropped his driver and moved his marked ball. And the driver got what was coming to it! Bad driver.....
Oct 19th, 2017
Additional air connections to the Highlands of Scotland have helped tee up record breaking visitor numbers to one of the country’s best-known golf courses.
Oct 8th, 2017
A report obtained by the Associated Press has found that losses at Trump’s two Scottish golf courses doubled last year to $23 million.
Aug 8th, 2017
The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.
Jul 29th, 2017
The wind is up, certain tails are down and birdies are very hard to come by. So how are the GolfPunk Sirens getting on...
Apr 15th, 2017
Poachers have used snares and crossbows on a Scottish golf course to kill at least three deer according to police.
Feb 17th, 2017
It's all about the flow. Jonathan Yarwood has spent a lot of time with Scotty Cameron and his learnings are right here for you GolfPunkers. We don't want thanking. Just money. Cheers.
Feb 4th, 2017
Two time PGA Tour winner Steven Bowditch has been arrested in Scotsdale after missing the cut at the Phoenix Open
Jan 24th, 2017
Donald Trump has offically resigned as director of several UK companies that are linked to his Scottish golf courses.
Jan 24th, 2017
They don't call him The Pope Of Putter Town for nothing. Actually, they don't call him that as far as we know. But they might as well. When Scotty Cameron announces he is unleashing a new putter on the world, tour pros and the rest of us start licking our lips and reaching for our credit cards.....
Oct 12th, 2016
Not content with haemorrhagging votes in the Presidential election with his claims that it's "OK to grope women when you're rich" , Donald Trump has also seen massive losses during his Scottish golf course crusade.
Aug 3rd, 2016
The Murcar Links needs money to secure its longterm future, so the club is launching a crowdfunding campaign, Friends of Murcar, to raise the money.
Jun 11th, 2016
Scotscraig Golf Club in Fife is the 13th Oldest golf club in the world. And now it is going back to its original roots.
May 29th, 2016
Scott Hend came close to punching two drunk ‘fans’ who heckled him during his third round at the BMW PGA Championship.
Apr 23rd, 2016
Here’s a cheeky little video of a role reversal with Bubba Watson and his caddie Ted Scott, who gets his turn to throw the on-course tantrum.
Apr 20th, 2016
Adam Scott is too busy to try and win a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games.
Apr 12th, 2016
Police are investigating a £20 million luxury hotel development at one of Scotland’s major golf courses.
Apr 2nd, 2016
That's all you need isn't it. You've polished the Callaways, re-stacked the ProVs and left the place clean and tidy for the following morning. You lock up and head off for a well earned pint. All is good in the world. Then you get a phone call at midnight: "We've been robbed".
May 28th, 2020
It's the news we have all been waiting for this side of the pond. European Tour golf is to return with the first tournament in a six week 'UK Swing' kicking off with the Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood, which will take place between 22nd and 25th July – a week earlier than originally scheduled. Dates have also been announced for four Rolex Series events including the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open.
Mar 2nd, 2020
Martin Slumbers, the R&A chief executive, recently stated that “Golf has to change” when referring to the restrictive dress regulations at golf clubs as one of the reasons why prospective players are put off, with membership levels down across the UK. Fashion brands Lyle & Scott are in total agreement as borne out by their recent collaboration.
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.
Feb 17th, 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.
Jan 17th, 2020
Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron has produced a reboot of his classic designs to produce eight new blade and mid-mallet setups precision milled putters. Retaining the classic Scotty Cameron look the putters look to deliver a tour level performance to the retail market.
Nov 30th, 2019
Continuing our series, GolfPunk looks back at some of the trend setters on the course over the years and gets the expert opinion of Stephen Doig, Men's Style Editor and Assistant Luxury Editor, The Telegraph as to 'Who wore it better'. Facing up this time are major winners from different eras. Tiger Woods and Tony Jacklin battle it out to see to who who carried off the turle neck best of all.
Aug 12th, 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.
Aug 11th, 2019
With the Solheim cup a month away they have the Solheim tartan, they even have a tartan fairway what they don’t have is a home player. Yesterday, Carly Booth may have answered Catriona Matthew’s prayers and give the Team Europe captain the excuse she needed to select a fellow countrywoman for the team.
Mar 7th, 2019
We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.
Sep 21st, 2018
Congratulations to Mrs Chris Evans, nee Natasha Shishmanian, who was the original GolfPunk Golf Nurse, as she had given birth to twins - a boy and a girl.
Apr 24th, 2018
The courses of Carnoustie Country keep delivering, but as our man makes his way through Montrose, Panmure and finally Carnoustie, so does his hosel...
Feb 9th, 2018
Ice Ice Baby: When she’s not blazing it up on the ice winning World Championships and getting us all hooked on curling at the Winter Olympics, Eve Muirhead will be out on the golf course, playing off two and owning the course record at her home club.
Feb 1st, 2018
Blair is what's known on the tour as a 'baller'. What that means is she hits it miles off the tee. So when she offered to help us out and ensure we get more power, we listened. And watched... Look for the the Blair Necessities, the simple Blair Necessities!!
Oct 19th, 2017
The old putting into a cup caper, eh? Blair swings into town to give us a great putting tip.
Sep 19th, 2017
Word on the street is that Tiger Wood’s tournament is struggling to find a new sponsor, and may be facing a perfect storm.
Aug 26th, 2017
With a potential ban for green books on the horizon, we’ve looked back at what other bits of golf equipment have been banned in competition (and occasionally had the ban lifted again) throughout the history of golf!
Aug 5th, 2017
It’s not a boat and it’s not in a garden, but it is one of the hidden gems of Scottish golf.
Aug 2nd, 2017
The men’s and women’s Scottish Opens, both sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management, have given the local North Ayrshire economy a £4 million boost.
Jul 27th, 2017
Cristie Kerr shot a bogey–free six–under–par 66 in brutal conditions to take a three–stroke lead after the opening morning at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open.
Jul 15th, 2017
Golf is hard enough without trying to make it harder. Well, clearly the European Tour didn't think that, as they gave some of the best players in the world left–handed clubs and challenged them to a nearest the pin competition on the 11th hole. Here's the ensuing chaos.
Jul 15th, 2017
Rory McIlroy, the world’s No 4, has only gone and missed another cut – his third in four outings. So what’s going wrong?
Jul 15th, 2017
It has been four and a half years since Ian Poulter last won a tournament outright. But, after battling the elements, he has a three–way share of the lead at the Scottish Open.
Jul 12th, 2017
Patrick Reed won the Hero Challenge champion, after defeating Tyrrell Hatton in a tight final at Dundonald Links ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.