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Solheim Cup 2019

Solheim Cup 2019

Sep 11th, 2019

The haggis has been piped in, the Solheim tartan is out in force and the smiles are out, for the meoment. Countdown to the Solheim Cup has begun and may the best team win. This year, of the twenty four players taking part nine of them are rookies, three on Team Europe side and a record six joining Team USA.

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.

Solheim Cup Day 2

Solheim Cup Day 2

Sep 15th, 2019

It was a brutal day at Gleneagles with high winds, rain and low temperatures testing the mettle of both teams. Team USA came out narrowly on top taking the afternoon fourballs by 2½ matches to 1½ after the morning foursomes had been shared.  So, it is all tied at 8-8 ahead of the twelve singles today and the Americans, given their past record in singles, must be viewed as the favourites.

Solheim Cup Opening Ceremony

Solheim Cup Opening Ceremony

Sep 13th, 2019

The teams were introduced, the crowds were bedecked in the colours of the teams and Sharleen Spiteri and Texas hit the stage to liven up proceedings. First points in the fashion stakes probably went to Europe with their mid length coats and Solheim Cup tartan scarves winning it out over the the not quite so flattering short jackets of Team USA. A real spectacle indeed and here are some of the best images.

Slowheim Cup

Slowheim Cup

Sep 13th, 2019

The players in the afternoon fourballs are on the back nine. The target time for the matches is four and half hours and they are on five hours and forty-five-minute pace. It seems that the men’s game is not the only one plagued by slow play problems.

Walker Cup 2019

Walker Cup 2019

Sep 9th, 2019

In near perfect conditions at Royal Liverpool, team USA showed their class in turning an overnight deficit of two points into a resounding victory by a score of 15½ to 10½. Having clinched the morning foursomes by 2½ to 1½, the American crushed the home side in the singles 8-2.

Walker Cup latest

Walker Cup latest

Sep 8th, 2019

Matt Fitzpatrick’s little brother, Alex, led the way for team Great Britain and Ireland at Royal Liverpool yesterday. Following a foursomes win in the morning, with partner Conor Purcell, Fitzpatrick took out world number one amateur Cole Hammer (great name!) in the top afternoon singles game to help The GB&I team to a 7-5 lead after day one.

Walker Cup

Walker Cup

Sep 6th, 2019

Is it just us or can you not get excited about the Walker Cup? The amateur version of the Ryder Cup takes place this weekend over the famous Royal Liverpool Golf Club links at Hoylake. The two teams of 10 players will compete over the two days of foursomes and singles matches first to 13½ points winning.

Inkster goes for experience in Solheim

Inkster goes for experience in Solheim

Aug 27th, 2019

The Solheim Cup is just three weeks away and Team USA captain, Juli Inkster, used her picks to add some experience to her rookie Solheim Cup line up last night.  This will be Stacy Lewis’ fifth Solheim Cup and Morgan Pressel’s sixth.  

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Aug 23rd, 2019

There was lots of concern that the new format of the Tour Championship was going to result in the FedEx Cup leader running away with things and there being a lack of drama at East Lake Golf Club over the last big weekend for the PGA Tour.  Well things didn’t really work out like that as Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all start day two tied on 10 under with Rory just one behind.

FedEx Cup turn off

FedEx Cup turn off

Aug 23rd, 2019

This Sunday evening the winner of the FedEx Cup Tour Championship will pick up a cheque for a cool $15 million dollars. The same evening at the CP Women's Open Aurora, Ontario, Canada the winner will take home a cheque for a paltry $337,500. However, earlier in the day in far flung Czechoslovakia those competing in the final round of the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open will take home the combined sum of roughly $135,000!

FedEx Cup Tour Championship

FedEx Cup Tour Championship

Aug 22nd, 2019

The finale of the PGA Tour season is upon us and already we have a leaderboard in the race for that crazy payout of $15 million to the winner. Thirty men, honourable and true, will tee it up at the East Lake Golf Club just outside Atlanta with dollar signs in their eyes. Justin Thomas already leads by two, crazy we know but then again, the whole thing is.

Solheim Cup Captain’s Picks

Solheim Cup Captain’s Picks

Aug 12th, 2019

Following the Ladies Scottish Open the first eight players have been confirmed for the 2019 European Solheim Cup team. This afternoon the Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew will break some hearts and delight others as she makes her four captain’s picks. But GolfPunk have it covered, so you can relax Catriona as these are the picks!

Skechers new Solheim Cup shoe

Skechers new Solheim Cup shoe

Aug 12th, 2019

Catriona Matthew has made her captain’s picks, the team is decided and now Skechers have revealed the new design for the Team Europe footwear. The GO GOLF Pro 2 will be as comfy as ever and incorporate the statutory Solheim tartan along with the blue and yellow colours of Team Europe.

Solheim Cup – Team Europe

Solheim Cup – Team Europe

Aug 12th, 2019

Well we nearly got the final line up right in that we predicted three of the four captain’s picks. European Captain Catriona Matthew went for France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen.

2019 Solheim Cup

2019 Solheim Cup

Aug 7th, 2019

With all of the majors now done and dusted, attention in the women's game turns to The 16th Solheim Cup which will be played on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles from 13th to the 15th of September. Here is your GolfPunk guide to all thing Solheimy.

The FedEx Cup Playoffs

The FedEx Cup Playoffs

Aug 7th, 2019

Well we have run out of majors but Tiger will still be coming out to play in August as the FedEx Cup Playoffs commence this week in Jersey City, with The Northern Trust. It’s all change with the play-offs and we had to read it a few times before we sussed it out. So here’s how it will work..

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Jul 25th, 2019

Well it’s been a pretty exciting week for golf on the island of Ireland. First, Shane Lowry’s spectacular win at the 148th Open in Northern Ireland and then the magnificent Adare Manor in County Limerick has been announced as host of The Ryder Cup 2026.  Not too shabby!

Tartan Friday at Solheim Cup

Tartan Friday at Solheim Cup

Jun 10th, 2019

GolfPunk will be donning their tartan trews on the opening day of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagle for #TartanFriday. Catriona Matthew has been working with Abacus Sportswear of Sweden to produce the official Solheim Cup tartan for Team Europe and the results are as they say north of the border ‘pure tidy’.

Solheim stars unveil Tartan

Solheim stars unveil Tartan

Jan 22nd, 2019

Solheim Cup stars Danielle Kang and Madelene Sagstrom have unveiled a specially commissioned tartan design to celebrate The 2019 Solheim Cup returning to Scotland in September 2019.

Thomas Bjorn keeps a Ryder Cup promise

Thomas Bjorn keeps a Ryder Cup promise

Dec 24th, 2018

A promise made, a promise kept. After the 17½-10½ victory over the USA, 2018 Team Europe Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn revealed that he had promised his team that he would get a tattoo of the winning score “on a part that only Grace [his girlfriend] will see”. And now he has fulfilled his promise.

It's The Mallorca Press Cup

It's The Mallorca Press Cup

Dec 2nd, 2018

It’s the Golf Brigadier here, and I am feeling properly nervous. I’m off to play in the Mallorca Press Cup, and my game is going to be under serious scrutiny from fellow members of the golfing fourth estate.

Dame Laura Davies named Solheim Cup Vice Captain

Dame Laura Davies named Solheim Cup Vice Captain

Nov 20th, 2018

European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15.

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.

Golf Betting guide for The Ryder Cup

Golf Betting guide for The Ryder Cup

Sep 27th, 2018

Fancy a flutter on the Ryder Cup? Check out Fleming's Golf Tips right here and get your money on the right horses at the courses...

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Titleist's limited edition Ryder Cup gear range

Sep 26th, 2018

As Ryder Cup fever firmly sets in, after the climax of the PGA Tour season at the weekend, Titleist is inviting golf fans to commemorate the 2018 Matches with its Limited Edition Ryder Cup range, available at the official Ryder Cup online store and on-site at Le Golf National within the Official Ryder Cup Merchandise Store. 

The Top 10 Ryder Cup partnerships ever

The Top 10 Ryder Cup partnerships ever

Sep 25th, 2018

What makes a great Ryder Cup partnership? Well, it probably helps if they don't hate each other (I'm talking to you Hal Sutton... putting Tiger & Phil together, I mean??!!)... Here we look at the Top 10 Greatest RC partnerships ever...

Top 5 best Ryder Cup matches ever

Top 5 best Ryder Cup matches ever

Sep 25th, 2018

Five startling Ryder Cup matches... or, to put it another way,... when Tiger met Phil on the tee and it all started going haywire...

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Is this the USA's best ever Ryder Cup team?

Sep 25th, 2018

Is this the greatest USA team of all time? How about the greatest European team of all time? That's' what the captains are saying... Plus we pit both teams head to head...

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

1,200 fans to make trip of a lifetime to Ryder Cup

Sep 25th, 2018

No fewer than 1,200 golf fans will take advantage of the superb packages offered by Your Golf Travel (YGT) for the 42nd Ryder Cup to be held at the end of this month at Le Golf National in Paris.

Ryder Cup Perfect Pairs

Ryder Cup Perfect Pairs

Sep 24th, 2018

It's a Ryder Cup captain’s most important job. These trends from the last 20 years reveal how Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk should pick their pairings in Paris.

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Take on the Frogs in American Golf Ryder Cup challenge

Sep 20th, 2018

American Golf is bringing the magic of the Ryder Cup to it’s stores by challenging the U.K.’s golfers to take on ‘Les Grenouilles’ or ‘The Frogs’, the stunning Par 3, 11th hole at Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Congressional to host 2036 Ryder Cup

Sep 19th, 2018

Rory will be pleased. The venue where he won his first major is to host the 2036 Ryder Cup. Actually, he'll be 47 then... Anyway, as I was saying the 2036 Ryder Cup will be held at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, the PGA of America has announced.

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

Sep 10th, 2018

European Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood took themselves for a drive at the washed out BMW Championship, and put a call into their Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn…..

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

French Golf Federation to bring Ryder Cup experience

Sep 10th, 2018

As the world of sport turns its eyes towards Paris for the Ryder Cup, the French Golf Federation (FFG) and Provision Events (PVE) are making sure that visitors to the city of love can experience the excitement of the biennial showdown between Europe and U.S.A without having to step inside the ropes of Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National.

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

The Belfry celebrates lead up to Ryder Cup

Sep 7th, 2018

As the only venue in the world to have hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions, The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup, taking place at Le Golf National in Paris from 28th – 30th September 2018. 

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

Sep 6th, 2018

It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.

How golf's Ryder Cup teams will square up in Paris

How golf's Ryder Cup teams will square up in Paris

Aug 29th, 2018

The Ryder Cup. It's back on September 28th. The anticipation is building. It promises to be one of the most exciting for years. But who's going to make the teams? And who's going to win?

Win Peter Millar Ryder Cup 2018 clothing

Win Peter Millar Ryder Cup 2018 clothing

Aug 28th, 2018

With the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris just a month away, leading luxury golf lifestyle brand, Peter Millar is giving one lucky person the chance to win a complete Ryder Cup outfit, including polo shirt, mid-layer, belt and trousers in the lead up to the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris.

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Peter Millar get into the spirit of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Aug 14th, 2018

Renowned as one of the world’s leading luxury golf lifestyle brands, Peter Millar has been an Official Licensee with Ryder Cup Europe since 2012, delivering its loyal customer base and avid fans of the biennial event with a bespoke range of stylish apparel and accessories adorned with the iconic Ryder Cup logo.

PlayGolfinFrance.com website launched ahead of Ryder Cup

PlayGolfinFrance.com website launched ahead of Ryder Cup

Aug 10th, 2018

IAGTO (the Global Golf Tourism Organisation) has unveiled a new website, www.playgolfinfrance.com, created on behalf of the French golf tourism industry, to showcase the golf destinations of France ahead of the Ryder Cup in Paris this September.

Ryder Cup packages now available

Ryder Cup packages now available

Jul 24th, 2018

Your Golf Travel (YGT) has announced a selection of superb two and three-night packages for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches to be held this September at Le Golf National in Paris.

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Jun 26th, 2018

We have just passed the ‘100 Days To Go’ point in the countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September and leading golf B2B website Golf Business News marked the occasion by publishing the first in a series of 10 ‘Ryder Cup Business Specials’. So, if like us, you are obsessed by all the details of what makes a Ryder Cup, you can fill your boots here. 

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Team Europe if the Ryder Cup was today

Jun 8th, 2018

The World Cup might be upon us but we can't help being preoccupied with The 2018 Ryder Cup later this year. If it was today... who would be in the European side?

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

May 11th, 2018

On the course, the Ryder Cup record since 1979 stands at Europe 10.5 - USA 8.5. However, who’s winning or losing off the course in the fashion stakes is less than clear. Neither team has really won in this category over the years so, looking back at the history of the Ryder Cup, who has traditionally dressed the worst?

Glenmuir unveil 2018 Ryder Cup range

Glenmuir unveil 2018 Ryder Cup range

May 4th, 2018

Glenmuir, the Scottish heritage golfwear brand, have launched their Official 2018 Ryder Cup Range celebrating over 30 years of partnership with Ryder Cup Europe.

Ireland's Adare Manor to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup

Ireland's Adare Manor to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup

Apr 21st, 2018

Is the Ryder Cup coming back to Ireland? Rory certainly hopes so: "To play a Ryder Cup at home in front of your home fans would be a dream come true. Even thinking about it makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck."

Europe retain EurAsia Cup

Europe retain EurAsia Cup

Jan 14th, 2018

Thomas Pieters secured the winning point as Team Europe came from behind to beat Asia 14-10 and retain the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.

Casey & Fleetwood. The dream Ryder Cup partnership?

Casey & Fleetwood. The dream Ryder Cup partnership?

Jan 12th, 2018

Well, that's one pairing for the Ryder Cup 2018 in Paris sorted. Thomas Bjorn's decision to partner Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey together in the first day of the EurAsia Cup looks an inspired decision.

EurAsia Cup Saturday partnerships

EurAsia Cup Saturday partnerships

Jan 12th, 2018

Check out the European pairings for Day 2 of the EurAsia Cup. It's a sneak preview into the thinking of Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn...

Ryder Cup countdown continues

Ryder Cup countdown continues

Oct 27th, 2017

With less than a year to go until the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, France (September 28-30, 2018), golf fans and commuters enjoyed their own rendezvous with one of the world’s most famous sports trophies when it went on public display at London St Pancras International.

Justin Thomas wins inaugural CJ Cup

Justin Thomas wins inaugural CJ Cup

Oct 22nd, 2017

Justin Thomas continued his great run of form with another win at the CJ Cup in South Korea. But Marc Leishman pushed him all the way.

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

The Golf Spiv calls the Dunhill Cup

Oct 6th, 2017

It’s the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week as the pros, along with their celebrity/amateur partners, take on Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and of course, The Old Course at St Andrews. Three courses over four days presents a challenge for the Spiv as I’m looking for the complete links player.

Early thoughts on the 2018 Ryder Cup

Early thoughts on the 2018 Ryder Cup

Oct 4th, 2017

The era of Europe’s dominance of the Ryder Cup ended back in October 2016 when the American side comfortably regained the cup at Hazeltine, Minnesota. Europe had won three consecutive Ryder Cups prior to the visit to Chaska, but a flying start on the Friday morning foursomes sparked the USA’s ascendancy, and they never really looked back.

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Presidents Cup – USA wins again

Oct 2nd, 2017

America won the Presidents Cup. For a seventh successive time. The final day singles were nothing more than a procession after the International team had only managed to win two matches prior.

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

The Presidents Cup fizzles out into irrelevance

Oct 1st, 2017

The Sunday singles have yet to kick off, but we won’t be waiting up, that’s for sure. After three days of ‘competition’ the US hold a massive 14 ½ to 3 ½ lead over the International team, and really should have wrapped it up on Saturday. The Presidents Cup is just too one sided an event to be of any real interest.