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Ian Woosnam installs SkyTrak at home

Ian Woosnam installs SkyTrak at home

Mar 20th, 2019

European golf legend Ian Woosnam has based his new indoor swing room around SkyTrak, golf’s most affordable launch monitor and simulator.v

SkyCaddie walks ahead of Tour events in 2019

SkyCaddie walks ahead of Tour events in 2019

Feb 15th, 2019

With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.

SkyCaddie and The PGA go the distance

SkyCaddie and The PGA go the distance

Feb 14th, 2019

SkyCaddie, the brand which walks every golf course to ensure the maps on its distance measuring devices are accurate, has taken another step forward by extending its PGA Partner agreement.

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Jan 5th, 2019

Titleist will continue to build its long association with the world’s best players through their sponsorship of  Sky Sports Golf’s coverage of the 2019 PGA Tour and World Golf Championships (WGCs).

SkyCaddie offers £50 off SX500

SkyCaddie offers £50 off SX500

Dec 18th, 2018

SkyCaddie’s new SX500 has burst onto the scene offering best-ever levels of GPS accuracy including the ability to give distances to today’s pins – a first for any GPS device. And now you can snap up the SX500 for a huge £50 off RRP if you trade-in any of your old distance measuring devices.

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

Nov 29th, 2018

The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

Sep 3rd, 2018

Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.   

 SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

Aug 1st, 2018

SkyCaddie’s revolutionary new range-topping SX500 GPS handheld is the most powerful, most accurate, most features-packed and most visually stunning hand-held distance measuring device that golf has ever seen.

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Whisky a go go at Islay House

Apr 28th, 2018

GolfPunk has been up in Islay on a whirlwind tour of whisky distilleries, the fabulous Machrie golf course, and a stay at the wonderful Islay House. And all done by Learjet, courtesy of our new friends at Stratajets. It’s nice work when you can get it for sure. 

SkyCaddie launches new GPS feature

SkyCaddie launches new GPS feature

Jan 18th, 2018

Has laser’s inherent weakness as regards line-of-sight finally been exposed by a new feature from golf GPS specialists SkyCaddie?

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Sky’s new dedicated golf channel confirmed

Jul 11th, 2017

Starting from next Tuesday, you can get a Sky Sports Golf package for just £18 a month as part of a completely new programming package. So that's right in time for The Open....

SkyTrak adds family fun and more courses

SkyTrak adds family fun and more courses

Jun 6th, 2017

A new partnership with European golf simulator firm Creative Golf 3D now enables golfers to play family–friendly games such as Smash The Windows and Fantasy Putting on their SkyTrak – as well as a selection of European golf courses not found in other simulators.

Crown Golf install SkyTrak

Crown Golf install SkyTrak

Apr 3rd, 2017

Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf club operator, has installed SkyTrak launch monitors at 22 venues after a successful year–long trial at several of its clubs.

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Mar 3rd, 2017

SkyCaddie has issued a statement following this week’s announcement by the R&A and USGA that major changes are being proposed to the Rules Of Golf for 2019 onwards.

 SkyCaddie announces Jan 1st price-rise for SkyTrak

SkyCaddie announces Jan 1st price-rise for SkyTrak

Dec 8th, 2016

The award-winning SkyTrak personal launch monitor and golf simulator will increase in price by £100 to £1,895 from January 1st, 2017, SkyCaddie has announced today. So if you want one, now could be the time.

Trade in time with SkyCaddie’s Touch

Trade in time with SkyCaddie’s Touch

Dec 6th, 2016

SkyCaddie’s latest trade-in is extending until Monday 19th of December. If you trade in any old GPS or laser device, you will get up to £80 off a brand-new top-of-the-range SkyCaddie Touch GPS handset (RRP £279.95).  

SkyCaddie remapping campaign kicks off

SkyCaddie remapping campaign kicks off

Oct 28th, 2016

In order to retain its status as golf’s most-trusted GPS brand, each year SkyCaddie embarks on a mission, which is unique among GPS rangefinder brands.

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

Mar 16th, 2016

SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game. 

SkyCaddie launch new SW2 Watch

SkyCaddie launch new SW2 Watch

Feb 22nd, 2016

SkyCaddie® is launching their no-fees SkyCaddie SW2 Watch, which is their next generation of the best-selling SkyCaddie Watch. Here are the details.

SkyCaddie launch their LINX GT watch

SkyCaddie launch their LINX GT watch

Feb 13th, 2016

SkyCaddie have launched their new GPS watch, the SkyCaddie LINX GT. So what’s it all about, and why is it different? We look under the bonnet. And then go for a lie down in a dark room after a tech blast.

Whisky In The Jar

Whisky In The Jar

Feb 5th, 2016

  “Whisky is liquid sunshine.” – George Bernard Shaw

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

Aug 2nd, 2018

The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Portugal’s Algarve, has a radical solution for those nervous golfers who struggle to hole a crucial putt or hit their opening drive when everybody is watching. The award-winning resort, in Lagos, is to offer a stay-and-play package combining golf with ... skydiving!

Whisky a go go!

Whisky a go go!

May 18th, 2016

It's the Brigadier here, and I’m up in glorious Inverness-shire to sample some fine golf and even finer whisky. I’ve had a lifetime’s training for this trip and I’m properly ready. I was born to do this. 

BBC gives up The Masters

BBC gives up The Masters

Nov 20th, 2019

For the first time since 1955 there will be no live coverage of any golf on the BBC in 2020. The BBC has lost their rights to show any live coverage of the Augusta event which means that the UK pay TV Channel Sky is now the only place to watch live coverage of the majors. This is the end game for millions of golf fans who have seen the free to air coverage of their favourite sport fade and die in the hands of the BBC over the past decade.

The Open should be free for all

The Open should be free for all

Jul 18th, 2019

Why is the golf now only on Sky TV in the UK with the BBC set to produce, if last year is anything to go by, a set of very ordinary highlights programmes? Who is to blame - Sky, the BBC, the politicians, the R&A or perhaps even Brexit?

USPGA Returns to UK TV

USPGA Returns to UK TV

May 14th, 2019

After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Jun 20th, 2018

Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled three new highly covetable limited edition single malts to tee-off its prestigious, five-year partnership with The Open.

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

Castle Stuart and Tomatin produce winning shot

May 18th, 2018

Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.

Coup for Zen Green Stage

Coup for Zen Green Stage

Aug 3rd, 2017

A British golfing invention secured a major publicity coup at the 146th Open Championship, and will now also make regular appearances on the new Sky Sports Golf TV channel.

BT bidding for The Masters

BT bidding for The Masters

Jul 27th, 2017

According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

And the BAFTA goes to....

And the BAFTA goes to....

May 17th, 2017

European Tour Productions and Sky Sports have received recognition for their joint coverage of The 2016 Open Championship, winning the BAFTA in the Sport category.

How will you be watching The Masters?

How will you be watching The Masters?

Mar 31st, 2017

Golf Care have conducted a survey on over 4,000 British golfers to reveal the nations habits and behaviours during The Masters. Here are their findings. 

R&A to focus on golf clubs

R&A to focus on golf clubs

Mar 21st, 2017

The R&A will focus more of its marketing for The Open Chmapionship at golf clubs and general sports fans in an attempt to broaden the game’s appeal.

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Mar 13th, 2017

Beef was not playing at the Valspar last week, so he had time to do some pre–round interviews for Sky Sports. But not everything went quite to plan when he interviewed Henrik Stenson.

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Charlotte Jackson & Zoe Hardman meet Valdy

Mar 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's very own resident sock-puppet-head-cover the rascal lovechild of-Frank Spencer & Roland-Rat) gets chatted up by Sky Sports/ITV presenters (and golf nuts) Charlotte and Zoe...

Callaway unveil 2017 footwear range

Callaway unveil 2017 footwear range

Feb 16th, 2017

Callaway has today unveiled its 2017 Footwear Collection, which blends performance–enhancing design features with a host of innovative styles and striking colours for men and women.

The Joy of Six

The Joy of Six

Feb 15th, 2017

We’ve slept on this one: 6 holes, 16 teams, and a few fireworks. Is this really going to move the dial? Or is there something else going on?

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Free golf shows to be launched across UK

Feb 14th, 2017

American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. 

European Tour launch GolfSixes

European Tour launch GolfSixes

Feb 12th, 2017

The European Tour is creating a unique six–hole team event in England in May, in an attempt to bring a new audience into the game. 

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Danny Willett falters at Maybank Open

Feb 12th, 2017

Fabrizio Zanotti finished a brilliant final round with a birdie–eagle to claim a one–shot victory at the Maybank Championship, as the Paraguayan claimed his second European Tour title. But what of Danny Willett?

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Danny Willet takes lead in Malaysia

Feb 11th, 2017

Danny Willett shot a 5–under 67 on moving day at the Maybank Championship to take a three strokes over American David Lipsky.

Top stars miss the cut at Torrey Pines

Top stars miss the cut at Torrey Pines

Jan 28th, 2017

It was carnage at Torrey Pines last night as a plethora of the world's tops stars crashed out of the Farmers Insurance. Tiger, DJ, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler... the list goes on and on...

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

Nov 15th, 2016

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Oct 12th, 2016

Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.

GolfBuddy launch new Voice2

GolfBuddy launch new Voice2

Sep 17th, 2016

GolfBuddy have launched what they claim is golf’s most versatile and wearable audio unit to date with the new Voice 2.

Final round Open viewing figures drop 75%

Final round Open viewing figures drop 75%

Jul 20th, 2016

It has been confirmed that the peak TV audience for the final round of The Open dropped 75 per cent on last year's figure in the first year of broadcasting by Sky Sports.

Troon Open attendance well down

Troon Open attendance well down

Jul 20th, 2016

Attendance at the Open fells below that of Troon in 2004, and the R&A are blaming bad weather not the £80 entrance fee.

Swingin' Sirens: Instagram Special

Swingin' Sirens: Instagram Special

May 5th, 2016

We don’t know too much about Katrina Brodsky. What we do know is she is ridiculously hot. She edits a fashion blog called Keller Rose. And she absolutely smashes a golf ball. All the time while looking insanely hot. We’d love to tell you more, but that’s all we can find out at the moment. So enjoy the pics, and watch Katrina absolutely crush it at the driving range. Nike, you may want to send her that new blue driver…

Justin Rose is Glenmorangie's new global ambassador

Justin Rose is Glenmorangie's new global ambassador

Apr 5th, 2016

Glenmorangie has announced Justin Rose as their new golf ambassador.  And he does like a drop or two of the malt we are reliably informed. We're planning to unleash the Brigadier on him, and maybe with Sam T in tow. 

THE BEST OF THE SWINGIN' SIRENS 2015 PART 2

THE BEST OF THE SWINGIN' SIRENS 2015 PART 2

Dec 30th, 2015

It's that weird time between Christmas and New Year when there's not much going on, nobody's playing golf, and we're all a bit bored and looking for something to entertain us online... So we thought we'd bring you fresh pics of all 2015's Swingin' Sirens. It's like an all-new-best-of... if that makes any sense? 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Dec 16th, 2015

At 12.05 tonight our dreams come true. Real Star Wars films, about the real Star Wars characters. Now if you're anything like us you've probably got some geeky Star Wars memorabilia. Maybe even some bits from the new film. But have you got any Star Wars golf gear? We've trawled the internet to find the places where golf and Star Wars collide.

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Luke Donald to host 2016 British Masters

Oct 20th, 2015

After an incredibly successful return to the European Tour circuit this year it has been announced that Luke Donald will be the next famed English Golfer to host the British Masters and next year they are heading to the Grove in Hertfordshire.

Star Wars Golf

Star Wars Golf

Oct 20th, 2015

Star Wars has taken over the internet today, so we thought it only right we added our tuppence worth. With The Force Awakens trailer going live this morning, we had a look around for some of the best Star Wars golfing gubbins.