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Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

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?

BBC extend Masters rights

BBC extend Masters rights

Mar 16th, 2017

The BBC has agreed an extension to its deal to broadcast the Masters, so the broadcaster hasn't completely thrown in the towel over its golf coverage. 

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.

Zen Green & PuttView combine

Zen Green & PuttView combine

Feb 17th, 2017

A new product which combines high technology with exciting gameplay is aiming to give golfers their best–ever indoor putting experience.

GolfPunk TV

GolfPunk TV

Sep 12th, 2016

GolfPunk TV Pilot Episode1 presented by Tim Southwell, Denise Van Outen & Carly Booth. Filmed on location in Mauritius, Scottsdale, Pebble Beach, Wentworth and some other places. Hope You Like It.

Olympic golf a TV hit

Olympic golf a TV hit

Aug 18th, 2016

The Olympic golf was a hit on TV worldwide. In the USA, where the last 90 minutes of the event were broadcast by both NBC and The Golf Channel, an average of 8.8 million watched over that period.    

Jesper Parnevik now a reality TV Star

Jesper Parnevik now a reality TV Star

Feb 8th, 2016

50-year-old Jesper Parnevik is getting big television ratings back home in Sweden as the star of Sweden’s most popular reality-TV show, The Parneviks.

Longest ever putt on TV

Longest ever putt on TV

Feb 6th, 2016

This putt is twice as long as Terry Wogan's famous televised putt, which we showed the other day. At 200 feet, the putt Dave Pelz holed at Whistling Straits is verified as the longest golf putt in the world on television and the farthest putt on record ever.

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).

Reality TV stars make debuts

Reality TV stars make debuts

Aug 11th, 2018

Love Island star Chris Hughes and Geordie Shore's Gary 'Gaz' Beadle have been playing at the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. The two reality TV stars made their debut at the Nailcote Hall venue, as part of the second Celeb-Am of the week's events.   

 TV star Jenni Falconer on her new-found love for golf

TV star Jenni Falconer on her new-found love for golf

Aug 9th, 2018

From helping wake up the nation as the host of Heart FM, to becoming a regular contributor on popular daytime show This Morning, Jenni Falconer has achieved plenty in her broadcasting career so far. However, recently she has found a new love in the form of golf.

Golf returns to terrestrial TV at Glasgow 2018

Golf returns to terrestrial TV at Glasgow 2018

Aug 6th, 2018

This week’s inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles not only represents history with men and women playing together in a unique format for equal prize money – it also sees the return of live UK golf to free-to-air TV.

TV audiences abandon US Open

TV audiences abandon US Open

Jun 20th, 2017

With the big three of McIlroy, Johnson and Day all failing to make the cut at the US Open, there has been a clear impact on the TV viewing figures – and it’s not positive.

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

North Korea demands Australians apologise on live TV

Nov 6th, 2016

It seems that the golf prank carried out by two Australians, when they gate crashed North Korea's World Cup Of Golf tournament, has not been received with the level of humour they might have hoped.

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.

Hero Women's Indian Open Final

Hero Women's Indian Open Final

Oct 7th, 2019

A year after finishing tied for second in the Hero Women’s Indian Open, Christine Wolf enjoyed a much happier experience at DLF Golf and Country Club as she claimed her first Ladies European Tour title.  The 30-year-old Austrian, who had led by three going into the 18th hole 12 months ago before a nightmare double-bogey wrecked her chances, was able to take care of unfinished business.

Who's your favourite?

Who's your favourite?

Jun 7th, 2019

Welcome to our new feature, Who's Your Favourite, where we ask golf industry insiders who their favourite players are.  This week its Michael the owner of GOLFWOD who is currently putting two of our team through his 6 week golf fit challenge.

Tiger Woods Exclusive Interview

Tiger Woods Exclusive Interview

May 15th, 2019

Excellent interview with Tiger Woods speaking to GOLFTV’s Lead Tour Correspondent, Henni Zuel about the upcoming 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. He discusses the course, his preparations and his playing partners for the first two days - Brooksie and Franny!

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.

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Zoe Hardman: Swingin' Siren

Mar 4th, 2017

She’s flirtatious, ballsy, up-front, drop-dead gorgeous. Oh yeah, and she can properly swing the wrenches as well.  

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...

Does golf still need Tiger?

Does golf still need Tiger?

Dec 9th, 2016

The TV ratings are in from Tiger’s return, and they prove that he is still a big draw for the game.

Beef's Crib!!!

Beef's Crib!!!

Jul 22nd, 2016

Andew 'Beef' Johnston gives us the MTV Cribs style tour of his modest abode

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.

GolfPunk Radio Episode #2

GolfPunk Radio Episode #2

Jul 1st, 2016

Brexit has hit Ben hard but he is lured from his pant-ridden grief-hole to talk about Bobby Jones, Caddyshack Troon & Muirfield. We are also joined by Ernie Els and Ryder Cup team psychologist Jamil Qureshi. Plus win Adidas TOUR 360 Prime BOOST golf shoes!

Leading golf exec on why Tiger factor is still a big issue

Leading golf exec on why Tiger factor is still a big issue

Feb 28th, 2016

Golf young guns Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day have been pivotal in drawing a wide audience, but the sport is missing the 'Tiger' factor when it comes to 'fringe fans', says a leading golf executive. But is he missing the point?

Denise Van Outen: GP's New Roving Reporter

Denise Van Outen: GP's New Roving Reporter

Oct 20th, 2015

As far as golf goes, Denise Van Outen cannot be stopped. And who in their right mind would try to stop her? Not GolfPunk, that's for sure. And we are delighted that DVO has joined us as roving video reporter!!

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Oct 19th, 2015

If you missed this when it first came out, it's well worth a look.  Tiger Woods stars in a Caddyshack spoof TV advert for American Express.

BBC Surrenders Open

BBC Surrenders Open

Sep 30th, 2015

The powers that be at the BBC have revealed that their coverage of the Open will end one year earlier than previously planned – and that’s next year, thank you very much.