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Search Results for 'Seve Ballesteros Award'

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Rahm is European Player of the Year

Rahm is European Player of the Year

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.

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

The Belfry wins Best Golf Hotel award

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.

Seve's Scottish course is now a Hilton brand

Seve's Scottish course is now a Hilton brand

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.

Vote in the GolfPunk Reader Awards

Vote in the GolfPunk Reader Awards

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!

Golf tips – How To Hit Irons Like Seve

Golf tips – How To Hit Irons Like Seve

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...

Seve’s 60-year legacy

Seve’s 60-year legacy

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.

Follow in Seve's footsteps

Follow in Seve's footsteps

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.

Play a Seve course in Tenerife

Play a Seve course in Tenerife

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.

Finalists announced for England Golf Awards

Finalists announced for England Golf Awards

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.

Machrihanish Dunes wins sustainability award

Machrihanish Dunes wins sustainability award

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.

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

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.

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

The Seve Ballesteros Course Mystery

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.

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

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.

Stoke Park wins award

Stoke Park wins award

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.

The GolfPunk Staunch Awards 2015

The GolfPunk Staunch Awards 2015

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!!

Golf legends awarded Medal of Freedom

Golf legends awarded Medal of Freedom

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.

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

Golden Bear gives Rory his award

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.

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

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.

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

Seve's Pont Royal is now a pass master

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.

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

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’.  

Algarve beach award is a shore thing for visitors

Algarve beach award is a shore thing for visitors

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.

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

GP Staunchie Reader Awards Part 2

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...

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

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.

The 2017 GolfPunk Reader Awards Results

The 2017 GolfPunk Reader Awards Results

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...

Ace for seven year old English boy

Ace for seven year old English boy

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!  

Rickie Fowler scoops unusual award

Rickie Fowler scoops unusual award

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.

Try the Seve Ballesteros experience at Oliva Nova

Try the Seve Ballesteros experience at Oliva Nova

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. 

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

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.    

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

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.

First slow play penalty awarded

First slow play penalty awarded

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.

It's the 2016 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards

It's the 2016 GolfPunk Staunchie Awards

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.

Awards for the Costa Brava

Awards for the Costa Brava

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.

The Legend David Cannon on Seve

The Legend David Cannon on Seve

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.

Splash it like Seve!

Splash it like Seve!

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.

Happy Birthday Seve

Happy Birthday Seve

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..

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

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.

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

La Manga revels in global golf spotlight

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. 

Club De Golf Alcanada makes it eight in a row

Club De Golf Alcanada makes it eight 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.

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

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.

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

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!    

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

La Manga takes up fundraising challenge

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.

Top 50 GolfPunks

Top 50 GolfPunks

Mar 3rd, 2017

Introducing the characters that inspired us to launch this magazine, and now website.

Founder of the European Tour dies

Founder of the European Tour dies

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.

Poults gets PGA recognition

Poults gets PGA recognition

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.

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

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.

Quinta do Lago wins again

Quinta do Lago wins again

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.

Little Sevie Is A Future Star

Little Sevie Is A Future Star

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!

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

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.

The Staunchies 2015 Results!!!

The Staunchies 2015 Results!!!

Feb 27th, 2016

The votes are in and have all been counted and verified... straps yourselves in and let the chapmagne flow!!!

The Staunchies 2015 Results – Equipment

The Staunchies 2015 Results – Equipment

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...

If Golfers were bands: From Rory to Arnie

If Golfers were bands: From Rory to Arnie

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!

Royal County Down Wins

Royal County Down Wins

Jan 6th, 2016

Congratulations to Royal County Down, which has just won a prestidgeous award for being the best course in the world.

The Staunchies!!!

The Staunchies!!!

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!!

Tiger Woods: I peaked at 11

Tiger Woods: I peaked at 11

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. 

Heritage Golf Club Wins

Heritage Golf Club Wins

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.

Kingsbarns Wins

Kingsbarns Wins

Nov 18th, 2015

Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.

Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago

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. 

If Golfers Were Bands No5

If Golfers Were Bands No5

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...

Spieth Wins Again

Spieth Wins Again

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.  

Open to Finish on Monday

Open to Finish on Monday

Jul 18th, 2015

It's official. Monday finish for definite. Last player to win on a Monday? Seve, 1988.