May 28th, 2016
The Renaissance Club believes it is a great option if the R&A is looking for an alternative Open Championship venue in East Lothian.
The Renaissance Club believes it is a great option if the R&A is looking for an alternative Open Championship venue in East Lothian.
The official wine of the 2016 Ryder Cup has been announced. Mouton Cadet has previously worked with the European Tour and is now partnering with the Ryder Cup. Here’s the skinny.
Rory has got the ice in for fiancee Erica Stoll. Check out her new rock.
Englishman Josh Hill entered the record books becoming the youngest player ever to win an Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) event with his two-stroke triumph in the Al Ain Open on the Mena Tour. But sadly, as an amateur he couldn’t take home his £10,000 prize money.
The 2022 Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, in Italy, will take place from 30th September to the 2nd October 2022. It will be the first time The Ryder Cup has been played in Italy, with the country following England, Scotland, Spain, Ireland, Wales and France as European nations to host the biennial contest between Europe and the United States.
Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.
How to play golf in the rain by Tiger Woods. No umbrella, 15 gloves and wet jumpers...
Rory McIlroy has welcomed the sweeping changes that have been implemented to the rules of golf and hopes that the new rules will bring a greater clarity within the sport.
It’s been quite a life. From turning down Donald Trump to almost single-handedly saving the LPGA Tour, to major wins and a stint in an insane asylum. Finally, she is being inducted to the World Golf Hall Of Fame, amid strong rumours that Margot Robbie has agreed to play Jan in the movie story of her life.
Following seven years of consultations, on 1st January 2019 the governing bodies of the Rules of golf will implement the most comprehensive Rules changes seen in the game for 37 years. And on the 1st of November, Hamlyn Publishing will be launching 'The Offical Guide to the Rules of Golf R&A.'
GolfPunk heads off to the eastern Algarve to experience all-inclusive luxury at the Robinson Quinta da Ria resort, and why you should follow in our footsteps.
Chubbs the Alligator has been spotted out and about on his local golf course at Buffalo Creek after not having been seen for two whole years.
Following Spanish success in the Ryder Cup, with Sergio Garcia becoming the highest points scorer in the event’s history and fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm taking down Tiger Woods in the singles, the limelight returns to one of Europe’s fastest growing golf destinations, Costa Daurada, as it greets golfers eager to exploit its October sunshine.
Europe have won the Ryder Cup, and with it their seventh victory in the last nine contests.
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...
It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.
Natalie Gulbis is making another return to competitive golf, after successfully recovering from her fourth back surgery.
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?
These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.
Carnoustie Community Council’s have added their concerns to the R&A’s controversial ‘no readmissions’ policy at next summer’s Open Championship.
Tommy Fleetwood has won the Race to Dubai and with it a cheque for $1.25 million, as Justin Rose's faltering on the back nine.
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan has taken full responsibility for moving the Evian Championship to September, with all the resultant fallout as a supposed Major was reduced to 54 holes.
Thieves stole a safe, which contained almost £20,000 in cash from the Ricoh British Women’s Open at Kingsbarns.
What really goes on inside the ropes at a major championship? GolfPunk hangs with Charley Hull for the day at the Ricoh to find out...
The Ricoh Women’s British Open is at Kingsbarns this year and one thing is certain. This one is wide open. The weather alone can be both beautiful and brutal in equal measure. Brace yourself, anything can happen here.
The R&A. What's all that about then? Keith McLaren looks at this oldest of golfing institutions.
We spent a week on the road with long drive baller Joe Miller. Here's part 1 where he takes us into the gym and snarls at us when we ask if he's got any spare breakfast...
ECCO shoes have set a challenge to a complete beginner. ‘The Rookie’ has got just six months to take on and beat Thomas Bjorn on the 16th hole of this year’s Made in Denmark.
Notah Begay III said in a Friday appearance on The Rich Eisen Show, that we can expect to see TIger Woods back within the next month.
Costco has restocked 40 US stores with their Kirkland Signature golf balls. The balls are priced at $29.99 for two dozen balls. But they've still not made it over the pond to the UK.
Organisers of the Rocco Forte Open at Verdura in Sicily have announced that spectators will receive free admission to the tournament this spring.
I wonder what he'll be called when he's older and not quite so rockish. The Boulder? The Gravelly Patch At The End Of The Garden? Whatever, the Bay Watch & Ballers star looks the business here and is about to smoke a drive down the middle...
Guaranteed money for the 2022 has been cut by the Italian government, according to reports from the Associated Press. And if organizers cannot find new funds, the city is in danger of losing the event.
This is an amazing gadget called Golf Pro. It does the dirty work so you'll always have a plentiful supply of balls on hand.
Peel Holdings is planning to build a new world–class course on the Hulton Park Estate near Westhouhgton in Bolton, and is pitching it as a potential Ryder Cup course.
Golfers can get free golf for the rest of the year if they snap up a new five-day 2017 QFairway membership - available at six of QHotels award-winning resorts.
Paige Spirana has been down at the driving range, and she's absolutely nailing it!
This is it. Just the singles matches left. This Ryder Cup has been truly brilliant, and for as much as the American crowds at Hazeltine have been infuriating it's made for great TV. We've gone down the pairings, and made our predictions. It's going to be a battle out there, but we think the Europeans can do this. COME ON EUROPE!!!
Golf is better than football. It's official. Pep Guardiola said so. Claims Miracle at Medinah was his greatest moment in sport.
Did you know.. the USA have actually won the Ryder Cup and not all that long ago either. When Paul Azinger went up against Nick Faldo in 2008, he took his lead from navy seals. This is what happened...
How a struggling gardener from Manchester ended up inventing the world's greatest team sporting event.
"The game is too slow, too hard and there's too many rules. I wouldn't know where to begin with how many rules there should be. I would think as minimal as possible. And we don't need all these dashes and a's and b's and c's. It's too confusing." Kevin Kisner.
Thomas Pieters needs to win this week's Czech Masters and the Made In Denmark event next week to have any hope of making Europe's Ryder Cup team. But he’s in the running.
Thai Ariya Jutanugarn is holding her lead at the Ricoh British Open by two shots from Mirim Lee.
Open Championship winner Sir Bob Charles CBE has become an Honorary Member of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
A crafty fox was captured on Twitter in the process of trying to rob a golfer of his wallet. Here's the evidence.
The R&A has announced four new venues for final qualifying for the Open Championship from 2018. So who is in, and who is out?
The LPGA returns this week and Spiv is pretty excited. So he’s dedicating this week’s tips to the wonderful women of the LPGA. The Tour kicks off in the Bahamas for the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.
The 2015 GolfPunk Of The Year Winner is.... and also, the GolfPunk Team Of The Year Staunchy goes to...
If money is no object, and you wanted to get your loved one the ultimate Christmas gift, we're not sure that you could get them anything better than a Rolls Royce Ghost.
Rocco Mediate, who battled back injuries during his golf career, believes he can help Woods "take stress off his back" and compete again on the PGA Tour.
Right. Hang on in there, please. We are about to try to explain how the Race To Dubai works. We thought the Top 60 line up was complete following the completion of the Hong Kong Open. We were wrong..
He took his time but he got there. Jason Day's major road to glory: From drunk 12 year old to PGA champion...
So Barcelona legend, four times Champions League winner, and World Cup winner Andres Iniesta had his first golf lesson last week at the Costa Smeralda Invitational, a spectacular new event played in Sardina.
Golf took on an entirely different form courtesy of a group of coaches from women’s coaching initiative, love.golf, at their annual conference in St. Pancras, London.
This is an ingenious solution to playing golf in the rain!
The AIG Women’s British Open is now set to follow Woburn Golf Club with back to back regal courses with Royal Troon added to the Championship roster for 2020 and Royal Porthcawl confirmed for 2021. It seems therefore, that that we are set for some quality golf on iconic courses now that The R&A has taken over the women's home Championship.
Kelly Rohrbach; A former division one college golfer. A Sports Illustrated Swimwear model. Leo DiCaprio's ex. Plus she played CJ Parker in Baywatch!
Former Ryder Cup Captain, Sam Torrance, has been recognised for his record–breaking European Tour career, as he becomes the latest addition to the exclusive group of Honorary Life Members of the European Tour.
They call him "The Club Whisperer". If there's an antique golf club in the vicinity, Will Roberto will find it. Here's a fascinating insight into how Will built his amazing collection, which is now about to be to auctioned.
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have backed the changes to the rules of golf with Rory expressing the belief that the "revolutionary" modernisation and simplification could stop people turning away from the game.
The Old Course Hotel may be in a totally iconic position, but that position does come with a cost.
Tiger was back on the tee at the Pro-Am ahead of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. He sunk eagle putts on the third and ninth hole to be three-under at the turn.
The Tony Jacklin Partnership has been officially launched at City Golf London by Tony Jacklin CBE.
Rory McIlroy was trenchant in his criticism of Muirfield’s ‘No’ vote to women’s membership. But now one of the Muirfield 'No' guard has had a pop at him for being a hypocrite. The fightback has begun!
The official interpretation of the Rules of Golf from The R&A is now available free in an updated edition for 2016 - 2017 and it's now also avaialble on Android as well.
I've been reflecting on Muirfield’s decision not to allow women to join, and I wanted to get off my chest why I am just so angered with the ‘No’ voters.
Muirfield, like the R&A is a strange beast. Historically, they have both been involved in the development of the game and indeed the making of the rules. Our Secret Caddy has an interesting theory on why they are as they are.
When Michael Jordan came out of retirement in 1995 he switched from his iconic No 23 Chicago Bulls shirt to No 45. Now Keegan Bradley pays tribute to his hero with his shoes.
Royal Troon Golf Club is set to remain men-only by the time it hosts this year’s Open Championship, despite efforts by The R&A to make the game more open and appealing to women. But has The R&A found a way of avoiding the media flak?
In May 2015, a massive 40-foot deep sinkhole opened up near the clubhouse at Top of the Rock Golf Course. But rather than filling it in, they kept on digging. Why?
Golf travel experts believe the secret is finally out on Mallorca. Tourists are now flocking to the fairways in larger numbers than ever before to ensure it is one of the world's fastest-growing golf destinations.
You've got to love John Daly's response to this European Tour Tweet about what's in a pro golfer's Tour bag. And why he knows it's certainly not his bag.
Tiger Woods has been invited to play in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K Club on May 19-22. This could potentially see Woods teeing it up with Rory McIlroy, who is hosting the event.
A tropical storm has put paid to the Singapore Open finishing on Sunday. So we will have to wait until Monday to see if Jordan Spieth can overturn Song Young Han. This one is on a knife edge.
A man who got drunk and then took a buggy from a golf club onto the main road has been fined and banned from driving for six years! That’s the book being thrown at you for sure.
Magnificent McIlroy becomes European Number One in style. He's won the DP Championship and the Race to Dubai. And here's now.
Here’s what Rory had to say about winning his third Race to Dubai.
Our friends on the European Tour have shared this with us. It’s a video of two of the Tour’s big hitters, Lukas Bjerregaard and Tommy Fleetwood on the Dubai practise range with Pro Tracer to see how they perfect their drives and what tips they have.
The man wanted for the murder of a fellow caddie at a golf club in Pelham nearly 20 years ago was returned to Westchester County in handcuffs Friday night, according to the Westchester Journal News.
Steve Williams has had a pop at Tiger in his new book out on Monday. In excerpts from Out of the Rough he describes how Tiger treated him “like I was a slave.”
It has been an exceptional rookie season for Sheffield- born Matthew Fitzpatrick, who won his first professional title at the British Masters earlier this month. He’s also had seven other top-five finishes in this his rookie year on the European Tour, which is impressive to say the very least. But what about the Ryder Cup? Here's what Ian Poulter thinks.
England's Lee Slattery held his nerve to win his second European Tour title with a one-shot victory over Argentinian Estanislao Goya at the Russian Open. Slattery is now top of the new Ryder Cup points table.
The GolfPunk Clubhouse was heaving last night. One in one out. And that was just the bouncers. Here is the damning evidence...
Carly Booth's Open Diary: Justin Rose is due another major, but it would be hard to argue against Jordan Spieth at St Andrews.
The wait is over and the golf has begun! I watched some of the early starters finish their rounds down the famous closing stretch. I headed to One Nike Place. It was my first time in there, but it certainly won’ t be my last. I caught up with some friends and took a break from the cold wind, watching the golf on television.
Bag pipes, dancing girls, choo choo trains and Brits at the top of the leaderboard – it's GolfPunk Clubhouse Central...
World number 23 and recent French Open Champion Bernd Wiesberger joins the GolfPunk Golf Nurse Carly Booth to officially open the GolfPunk Clubhouse at The Rule, St Andrews, In Association with Under Armour.
It's official. The GolfPunk Clubhouse in association with Under Armour, at the Rule Pub & Diner, St Andrews is open!!! Watch the big moment as world number 23 Bernd Wiesberger & LET sensation Carly Booth cut the ribbon and spark the bag piping fireworks!!!
520 miles, 10 and a half hours, one bust up with the KFC staff at Keele services and a mildly annoyed Audi A4. But we're here. St Andrews. The 144th Open Champinship. The Rule Pub Diner. The GolfPunk clubhouse in association with Under Armour. And loads of other things and that.
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
The World Number 54 is in contention at St Andrews. Andy kindly popped in to see us at the GolfPunk Clubhouse so, naturally, we asked him if he can lend us a fiver...
1996 Open Champion Tom Lehman made his way to the GolfPunk Clubhouse last night, finding himself in the middle of the missed the cut party and being interviewed by our ragged reporter Georgeous George. Here's what he had to say..
Gorgeous George, the GolfPunk, goes to the beach in St Andrews in search of golf keepy uppies, cockles and Seve's three iron.
Erik van Rooyen celebrated his 30th birthday most spectacularly at the WGC-Mexico Championship as the South African tied the course record at Chapultepec Golf Club with a sizzling 62. That nine under par round moved van Rooyen to a ten under total and within a shot of Bryson DeChambeau’s lead.
He has been saying for a while now that he needs to get off to better starts in events and in Mexico yesterday Rory McIlroy delivered. The World Number One soared into a two-stroke first round lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship to continue an excellent run of form of late with a six-under-par 65 at Chapultepec Golf Club.
It was inevitable that Patrick Reed, who is playing at the WGC event in Mexico City this week, was going to be asked about the latest comments from Bob Kostis and Brooks Koepka. Talking after Thursday’s first round he managed to dance around the question.
The Scottish government has refused planning permission for a controversial plan to build an 18-hole championship golf course in the Highlands of Scotland. The plan had been to build a championship golf course at Coul Links, Embo, near Dornoch.
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.