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Feb 20th, 2020
Surely the least contentious and well-deserved award for 2019 was Jon Rahm being voted the Seve Ballesteros Award as the 2019 European Tour Players' Player of the Year, after a spectacular campaign which included two Rolex Series titles, another victory on home soil and culminated in him being crowned the Race to Dubai Champion.
Nov 7th, 2018
The Belfry Hotel & Resort continues to wow golfers from across the globe as it was named ‘World’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the 2018 World Golf Awards held at La Manga, Spain, over the weekend.
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.
Jan 9th, 2018
Vote now in the 2017 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards & win an amazing, luxury 3-night golf break for 2 at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, just south of Alicante in Spain: Everything from Irons Of The Year to GofPunk Of The Year!! It's your chance to put the golf world straight and be in the hat for an amazing golf holiday!
Aug 6th, 2017
Halve your handicap:
De-loft for better iron shots: GP's Sultan Of Swing Jeff Ritter shows us how Seve would take loft off his irons in order to win lots of majors...
May 3rd, 2017
The Shire London, where Ballesteros designed his only full UK golf course, has created a special 'Seve 60' deal in May 2017, in his memory.
May 3rd, 2017
Golfers from across Europe and beyond will pay homage to a golfing legend as Buenavista Golf prepares to host the Seve Ballesteros Memorial Tournament.
Apr 21st, 2017
World Golf Awards has revealed that the five-star La Manga Club resort, will host its Gala Ceremony 2017 at the end of this year.
Mar 29th, 2017
If you want to follow in the footsteps of a true golf legend, the get your sticks out and head on down to Buenavista Golf in sunny Tenerife.
Feb 14th, 2017
The finalists for three individual categories at the England Golf Awards on 16 March 2017 have been announced, and the winners will pick up their trophies at an evening at Lord’s Cricket Ground. And we know who we are rooting for.
Feb 7th, 2017
Sport England have announced an £8.48m award to the England Golf Partnership (EGP) to support talented players and encourage regular golfers to continue playing.
Dec 2nd, 2016
Seve Ballesteros' former caddie has died while on the bag at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek in South Africa.
Nov 27th, 2016
Machrihanish Dunes has been recognised on a worldwide level by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) after winning their inaugural sustainability award.
Sep 11th, 2016
Poults will receive the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at this year’s PGA annual fundraising lunch.
Feb 22nd, 2016
We got called out on twitter the other week over the fact that The Shire was not the only golf course to be designed in the UK by Seve Ballesteros. So we looked further under the bonnet, and this is what we found – a controversial mystery wrapped up in a lot of anecdotal evidence involving the Dave Thomas-designed Westerwood Golf Club in Glasgow.
Dec 29th, 2015
Eighteen-year old Henderson’s success has not gone unnoticed, as she has just won The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. She picked up 21 votes (37 per cent) in the annual survey of editors and broadcasters from across the country.
Dec 4th, 2015
Five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel has been named the ‘UK golf resort of the year’ for 2015 by Square Mile, the City of London’s leading lifestyle magazine.
Dec 4th, 2015
Hey Hey it's the Staunchies: 15 categories for you to vote for your favourites from 2015. And have a chance to win (another) Tom Tom Golfer GPS watch worth £199.99!!
Mar 8th, 2020
Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player will receive the highest honour a civilian can receive from President Trump at a ceremony on 23rd March. Sorenstam learned of the honour last year after a game of golf where she and Senator Lindsey Graham took on Gary Player and President Trump.
Sep 12th, 2019
Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Tour Player of the year award for the third time, beating world number one Brooks Koepka into second place, and he got the Nicklaus award from the Golden Bear himself whilst having lunch.
Apr 11th, 2019
Seven lucky golfers are heading to this week’s Masters to battle it out for a million dollars – all hoping they can land another ace to change their life.
Mar 7th, 2019
The award-winning AQUA golf bag range from BIG MAX is adding two new designs for 2019, with innovative new technology and stylish upgrades leading the way for Europe’s #1 waterproof bag brand.
Feb 27th, 2019
The altruistic Golf in Society initiative, which delivers person-centred golf sessions for people with chronic illnesses, is the first recipient of a financial award from the new charitable arm of the not-for-profit Golf Business International.
Jan 22nd, 2019
Foxhills Club & Resort’s has kicked off the awards season in style with double success.
Jan 15th, 2019
Slaley Hall has been voted ‘best golf hotel/resort in the north of England' in the 2019 Today's Golfer Travel Awards … for an unprecedented fifth successive year!
Nov 15th, 2018
Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have added several new styles to their women’s ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 offering, with the popularGORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing style.
Nov 5th, 2018
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
Oct 18th, 2018
Wilson Golf is extending its award-winning Wilson Staff INFINITE putter range for 2019 with three new models incorporating eye-catching design and game-changing technology.
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.
Aug 16th, 2018
5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been declared ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ in the highly competitive and globally renowned Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards 2018’.
Jun 26th, 2018
The outstanding quality of Dom Pedro Golf’s portfolio has again been recognised with the shortlisting of two of its championship courses for the title of Portugal’s Best Golf Course at the highly-respected World Golf Awards.
May 26th, 2018
Golfers might wait until after their round at one of the Algarve’s nearby stunning courses to enjoy the more enticing sand trap of Praia Do Carvoeiro, after it was named the best beach in Europe.
May 26th, 2018
Golfers have chosen the best golf clubs in Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
Apr 7th, 2018
With the latest generation of its ‘Game Changing’ Fold Flat technology, BIG MAX has secured its third successive win in the Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for Best Push Cart.
Mar 4th, 2018
GolfPunk attended the England Golf Awards last week, and saw Leeds Golf Centre, which offers golf for all, win the England Golf Club of the Year Award. So congratulations to everyone at Leeds Golf Centre.
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.
Feb 2nd, 2018
The votes have been counted and you have chosen your favourite players, commentators, Bunch Of Arse and Help The Gravy moments of 2017...
Jan 27th, 2018
The greenkeeping team at Wentworth Golf Club in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 with the BIGGA Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor.
Jan 24th, 2018
The results are in. Who have you chosen to honour from the top equipment, moments and personalities from the last 12 months golfing action? Thank you all for voting in your thousands!! Dive on in to find out...
Jan 12th, 2018
Royal Dornoch's commitment to its community and natural environment has earned it a coveted global sustainability accolade.
Jan 10th, 2018
Seven-year old Freddy Sage’s had an ace on his very first time out on a fulll golf course. Another youngster hooked for life young!
Jan 8th, 2018
Michelle Wie has been awarded the title of "The Most Stylish Woman in Golf" by Golf Magazine, in their inaugural style issue.
Jan 7th, 2018
Rickie Fowler is No. 1 in the world ranking of 'Ten Best-Mannered People,' according to the National League of Junior Cotillions.
Dec 1st, 2017
Quinta do Lago's South Course has been voted Portugal’s Best Golf Course 2017 at the prestigious World Golf Awards.
Nov 15th, 2017
Oliva Nova is one of three Seve Ballesteros designed courses in the Costa Blanca region of Spain. With the beach only a stone's throw from the course, the resort has everything needed to accommodate not only golfers but also their families. But we were here it sample a design by one of the games icons.
Sep 10th, 2017
American Golf has celebrated the ‘Best of British’ with its inaugural Golf Awards held at the Belfry on Thursday night. And the winners are......
Sep 3rd, 2017
Evian Resort, France, is to welcome the top 120 female golfers in the world from 14-17 September for The Evian Championship, the last Major of the season, where, at the end of the tournament, the top performer in the Majors over the 2017 season will receive the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award.
Jul 3rd, 2017
It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.
Apr 30th, 2017
The PGA Tour has handed out its first slow–play penalty for 22 years during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.
Mar 31st, 2017
Tony Jacklin has severed ties with a business venture that was carrying his name, calling it "not fit for purpose."
Dec 24th, 2016
It's been a hell of a year. Here are the results of the GolfPunk Staunchie Awards where we honour the finest achivements in 2016 from equipment manufacturers to people who were just nice to us.
Dec 5th, 2016
Costa Brava has been named named ‘Best Region’ within Square Mile magazine’s 2016 Golf Awards and is awarded its 18th Michelin star in the 2017 edition of the Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal.
Nov 18th, 2016
Heritage Golf Club has been awarded the ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the third year in a row at the World Golf Awards.
Aug 11th, 2016
Seven men have been jailed for a total of 47 years for planning a raid on the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews.
Jun 16th, 2016
Glenmorangie Ambassador David Cannon, the world’s greatest golf photographer, shares the secrets of golf’s greatest course and his most iconic image.
Jun 10th, 2016
Play with the spirit of Seve and get yourself out of the sand every time. Jeff RItter will make your bunker shots seem super easy after watching this tip.
Apr 9th, 2016
Seve would have been 59 today. He is much missed at Augusta. He is much missed everywhere. Here he is winning The Masters in 1983 with a typically dramatic final shot..
Mar 5th, 2019
The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.
Nov 8th, 2018
Spain's La Manga Club celebrated its past and present after enjoying a memorable night of success at the 2018 World Golf Awards, which included being named ‘Europe's Best Golf Venue' for the second year in a row.
Nov 8th, 2018
Club de Golf Alcanada has secured its position as Europe’s favourite course after being voted the best on the continent by visitors to www.1golf.eu for a remarkable eighth year running.
Nov 6th, 2018
First the Ryder Cup - and then the top award from World of Leading Golf (WLG). It's been quite a year for Le Golf National.
Sep 25th, 2018
Former British Amateur champion Romain Langasque emerged victorious in the Challenge Tour's inaugural Hopps Open de Provence, at Golf International Pont Royal, after a rollercoaster of a final round.
Jul 4th, 2018
An iconic image of Severiano Ballesteros and a new-look logo now greet visitors to The Shire London’s brand-new website at www.theshirelondon.com, after the Hertfordshire venue unveiled its much-improved online portal.
Jan 2nd, 2018
It's time to be thinking about getting away from the cold and grey, and where better to head that to Tenerife.
Jul 19th, 2017
It's Open eve and and we can't wait for it all to kick off in the morning. In the meantime we've got seven moments of Birkdale magic to keep your Open buzz up!
Jun 14th, 2017
The Shire London is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer with two special events on its Severiano Ballesteros–designed golf course.
Apr 13th, 2017
La Manga Club was associated with Severiano Ballesteros at the peak of his career, and the resort will pay further homage by hosting a qualifying event for the 2017 Seve Ballesteros Foundation Challenge charity golf tournament.
Mar 3rd, 2017
Introducing the characters that inspired us to launch this magazine, and now website.
Mar 3rd, 2017
We just can't help ourselves when it comes to a good golf 'n gator story, and this one's an instant classic.
Jan 13th, 2017
John Jacobs has died aged 91.He will be best remembered for his work in establishing the European Tour, where he served as the European Tour’s tournament Director–General from 1971 to 1975.
Dec 20th, 2016
Ian Poulter has received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at the annual PGA lunch at Grosvenor House. And it's not before time.
Dec 14th, 2016
Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.
Nov 25th, 2016
Sir Nick Faldo was awarded the title of Golf Course Designer of the Year at the 2016 World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony, which was held in the Algarve.
Nov 24th, 2016
Quinta do Lago’s status among the world’s elite golf resorts has received a major endorsement after being named as ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2016 World Golf Awards for the second year running.
Nov 14th, 2016
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been crowned as Spain’s Best Golf Course in the prestigious World Golf Awards that took place in Portugal over the weekend. And it’s for the second time running.
Oct 20th, 2016
Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards.
Oct 18th, 2016
The Shire London, which is rated London’s #1 overall golf experience by online golfers, has launched its latest Legends Winter Golf prices for the off-season.
Oct 16th, 2016
Shocking discovery as a dead body is found floating in a pond at a Chicago golf course.
May 18th, 2016
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, Alicante, Spain
May 12th, 2016
We've all seen the footage of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as kids. Well say hello to Sevie Trowlen, the little kid with a big name and an awesome golf swing!
Mar 19th, 2016
Breaking News: Jose Maria Olazabal has announced he won't be taking part in this year's Masters. The two-time Masters champion is believed to be suffering from a form of rheumatoid arthritis.
Feb 27th, 2016
The votes are in and have all been counted and verified... straps yourselves in and let the chapmagne flow!!!
Feb 27th, 2016
We've sifted through everything so you don't have to. Here they are, the best of the best of 2015's golf equipment, worthy of the much sought after GolfPunk Seal Of Approval...
Feb 26th, 2016
Call us mad, deluded, or just plain stupid, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think. With that in mind... Rory McIlroy is Mumford & Sons ok? Read on to find out who got the other short straws!
Jan 6th, 2016
Congratulations to Royal County Down, which has just won a prestidgeous award for being the best course in the world.
Dec 3rd, 2015
It's that time of year again!! It's the 2015 GolfPunk Staunchies, our awards for the year's outstanding golf performers!!
Dec 3rd, 2015
Tiger talks cadidly about the game, having the cutest girlfriend in 6th grade, peaking at 11, and how Seve helped him with his short game.
Nov 23rd, 2015
Heritage Golf Club in Mauritius has been named ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Golf Course’ for the second year in a row at the annual World Golf Awards. World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism through their annual awards programme, and is part of the World Travel Awards.
Nov 18th, 2015
Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.
Nov 10th, 2015
Quinta do Lago has received global recognition following its recent transformation into one of the world’s leading modern contemporary golf resorts after being named ‘Europe’s Best Golf Venue’ at the 2015 World Golf Awards.
Oct 3rd, 2015
I’m not going to lie, I’m clutching at straws a little bit with this one, but bare with me. I know the pubs and clubs of Sheffield are hardly anything to compare with the golf courses of Pedrena, North Spain, but these two both have more in common than you may think...
Oct 3rd, 2015
The PGA Tour have announced that Jordan Spieth has been named Player of the Year for the 2014-2015 season, whilst Daniel Berger has been awarded Rookie of the Year.
Jul 18th, 2015
It's official. Monday finish for definite. Last player to win on a Monday? Seve, 1988.