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Thomas Pieters World Exclusive

Thomas Pieters World Exclusive

Aug 4th, 2017

GolfPunk travelled to Antwerp to meet Thomas Pieters in his home town. And we talked about everything from Ryder Cup heroics to the burning questions of the day, such as 'Can animals commit suicide?'....

Thomas Pieters takes charge at BMW

Thomas Pieters takes charge at BMW

May 26th, 2017

Thomas Pieters set the clubhouse target in round two of the BMW PGA Championship on another glorious day at Wentworth Club.

Thomas Pieters' drive hits own girlfriend

Thomas Pieters' drive hits own girlfriend

Feb 23rd, 2017

He's renowned for bombing it off the tee but this time Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters has gone too far. Literally, he drove it past the fairway into his girlfriend!

What’s next for Thomas Pieters?

What’s next for Thomas Pieters?

Oct 5th, 2016

Thomas Pieters has strong ties with the USA. But does that mean he will join the PGA? Here's what Nicolas Colsearts thinks.

Thomas Pieters & Rory McIlroy

Thomas Pieters & Rory McIlroy

Oct 3rd, 2016

So we’ve lost the Ryder Cup, and we are spending today getting over it. But there are some real positives that have come out of these three epic days of battle: and none more so than the new Pieters and McIlroy partnership.

Thomas Pieters

Thomas Pieters

Sep 1st, 2015

It was Thomas Pieters maiden victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters this weekend, when he secured a three shot victory over Pelle Edberg at the Albatross Golf Resort in Prague. Here's his backstory, and why we think we will be seeing a lot more of him.

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Poulter Pieters & Beef

Jun 23rd, 2017

Ryder Cup stars Thomas Pieters and Ian Poulter are among the latest luminaries confirmed in the star–studded field for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, along with fan favourite Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Koepka's drive finds Mr Pieters' back pack!

Oct 2nd, 2016

Hazeltine's par-4 5th hole has seen its fair share of drama this week. But nothing could prepare us for Brooks Koepka's tee shot which ended up in Thomas Pieters' dad's back pack!

Can Thomas Pieter’s make the Ryder Cup team?

Can Thomas Pieter’s make the Ryder Cup team?

Aug 20th, 2016

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. 

Pieters Pounds It To Victory!!!

Pieters Pounds It To Victory!!!

Aug 30th, 2015

Big bombing Thomas Pieters became only the third Belgian to win on the European Tour, taking the D+D REAL Czech Masters. Despite a double bogey on the front nine Pieters romped to a three shot victory over Pelle Edberg at the Albatross Golf Resort in Prague.

Chase The Ace Challenge

Chase The Ace Challenge

Oct 31st, 2019

Take one tour pro, 500 golf balls and a 165-yard par three hole. The challenge, to make a hole-in-one. The odds of an average golfer making an ace are roughly one in 100,000, while stats suggest a European Tour pro's chances are closer to one in 2,500. Step up Thomas Pieters.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Aug 19th, 2019

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.

US Open Qualifier

US Open Qualifier

Jun 4th, 2019

The fourteen qualifiers from yesterday’s European U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying consisted of no fewer than ten different nationalities. South African Dean Burmester led the list of qualifiers with a total of 128, sixteen under par and four shots clear.

Belgian bombers  win the World Cup Of Golf

Belgian bombers win the World Cup Of Golf

Nov 26th, 2018

It really was Kaboom Town Central as Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf, valiantly holding off Mexico and hosts Australia in Melbourne.

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

Apr 9th, 2017

It's the close of Moving Day at the 2017 Masters. And here's five things we have learnt today. 

How to qualify for The Masters

How to qualify for The Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

As the Masters begins we thought we'd have a look at how you can qualify for it. And there are a suprising number of ways! 

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

Mexican Futbol commentators take on golf

Mexican Futbol commentators take on golf

Mar 3rd, 2017

Mexican football broadcasters Antonio Rosique and Carlos Guerrero have taken their reporting talents to the WGC Mexico Championships. It's golf commenting, but not as we know it. 

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

TNT: Belgian Bombers alert!

Feb 2nd, 2017

TNT is the new nickname for the three Belgian Bombers who are all teeing it up this week in Dubai at the Desert Classic. 

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods tee time Dubai Desert Classic

Feb 1st, 2017

Here are the tee times (add 5 hours for UK time). GolfPunk notables in bold. NB: Tiger tees off at 4.15am UK GMT (11.15pm USA EST) – playing with defending champion Danny Willett & Matt Fitzpatrick

Six new signings for Nike Golf

Six new signings for Nike Golf

Jan 19th, 2017

Six European golfers, including eigh–-time European Tour winner Alex Noren and European Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters, have joined the Nike Golf team. 

 G/Fore’s Detry on Tour fast track

G/Fore’s Detry on Tour fast track

Nov 11th, 2016

G/FORE's newest professional Thomas Detry believes he is two years ahead of schedule after he secured his place alongside his close friend and Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters on the European Tour.

The Opening Foursomes Pairings

The Opening Foursomes Pairings

Sep 30th, 2016

It's finally here!!! The Ryder Cup starts this morning and we've got the morning foursomes pairings plus our predictions. 

The Weekend Highlights

The Weekend Highlights

Aug 29th, 2016

Thomas Pieters and Patrick Reed both won this weekend, and while one staked a claim for a Ryder Cup spot, the other cemented his automatic pick. Check out the weekends highlights here...

Ryder Cup automatic spots confirmed

Ryder Cup automatic spots confirmed

Aug 22nd, 2016

Europe’s team to defend the Ryder Cup will contain at least five rookies after the nine automatic qualifiers were decided this weekend.

Paul Peterson wins Czech Masters

Paul Peterson wins Czech Masters

Aug 22nd, 2016

Damn and blast it! GP favourite and Ryder Cup hopeful Thomas Pieters has been piped to the post at the Czech Masters by American Paul Peterson.

Behind the scenes at the Qatar Masters

Behind the scenes at the Qatar Masters

Feb 2nd, 2016

All the best bits from the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters last week where Branden Grace defended his title and secured his seventh European Tour win. Featuring this week are Sergio’s jig on the green, agonising hole in one misses, Thomas Pieters’ dodgy haircut and a revealing interview from Alex Levy...

It's a win for Rickie Fowler

It's a win for Rickie Fowler

Jan 24th, 2016

Rickie Fowler has won the Abu Dhabi Championship, after shooting a three under 69 in the fourth round to beat his final round playing partner Thomas Pieters by a single stroke.

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Jaidee Takes Top Spot At BMW Masters

Nov 14th, 2015

Thai golfing legend Thongchai Jaidee shot a 66 to take the lead at the BMW Masters. The former Paratrooper is one shot in front of Bjerregaard, Byeong-hun An and Sergio Garcia at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.

Pass The Dutchy!

Pass The Dutchy!

Sep 13th, 2015

Thomas Pieters, the young Belgium bomber is in incredible form, winning the KLM Open just two weeks after his maiden victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters in Prague. Two starts, two wins. Nice work when you can get it.

All The Young Dudes

All The Young Dudes

Sep 7th, 2015

The Russian Open was the first week for tour players to score Ryder cup points. Yet if Lee Slattery, David Horsey, Pablo Martin Benavides or James Heath make the final 12 we will eat our hats and then apologise profusely to them. Here are our tips as to which rookies will make the team at Hazeltine in 2016.

Jason Day's Barclays What's In The Bag

Jason Day's Barclays What's In The Bag

Aug 31st, 2015

Anyone who watched The Barclays will realise Jason Day is playing golf on a different planet to everyone else at the moment. He is absolutely munching his TaylorMade R15 460 driver off the tee, while his Spider proto putter was holing putts for fun, with a 29ft, and 33ft putts made in his final round.  

Czech Masters Moving Day Wrap Up

Czech Masters Moving Day Wrap Up

Aug 29th, 2015

There was a bizarre incident at today’s moving day at the Czech Masters. Belgium Thomas Pieters shot a 7 under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Sweden’s Pelle Edberg going into the final day. And he managed his 65 with a two shot penalty for hitting the wrong ball! 

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.

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Aug 8th, 2018

Hot off his recent win at the 2018 WGC Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, Polo Ralph Lauren Golf have released the outfits which Justin Thomas will wear this week at the PGA Championships in Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO.

Thomas Bjorn tees it up in Val D'Isere

Thomas Bjorn tees it up in Val D'Isere

Mar 31st, 2018

To mark the six-months-to go-before the opening round in the Ryder Cup 2018 at Le Golf National south-west of Paris, the European team captain teed off over the weekend  - at 2,230m above the French ski resort of Val d’Isère.

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.

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Watch Justin Thomas hit 461-yard drive in Korea

Oct 21st, 2017

Normally when you're facing a yardage of this type (which has a blind second shot no matter how well you hit your drive), you're content to slide one down there 300 or so yards and see what happens. Or you can do this...

Captain Thomas Bjorn inspires Shire London golfers

Captain Thomas Bjorn inspires Shire London golfers

Oct 11th, 2017

A riveting speech from the 2018 European Ryder Cup Captain stirred the blood and entranced golfers at the conclusion of the Thomas Bjørn Trophy, held at The Shire London on Monday 9th October 2017.

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Justin Thomas gets Champagne reception

Sep 25th, 2017

Justin Thomas got a proper champagne reception today after his $10 million scoop from the Tour Championship - a champagne reception which involved him being sprayed in the stuff by his Presidents Cup team mates.

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Why Thomas Bjorn will never walk alone

Aug 24th, 2017

This is lovely stuff. European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn is known for being a diehard Liverpool FC fan, and this is how the crowds greeted him as he played in the opening round of the D&D REAL Czech Challenge.

Thomas Bjorn becomes Honorary Captain

Thomas Bjorn becomes Honorary Captain

Mar 20th, 2017

As it approaches its 10th Anniversary celebrations this summer, The Shire London has announced that Thomas Bjørn, European Ryder Cup Captain, will be its Honorary Captain for 2017–18.

Ace for Justin Thomas

Ace for Justin Thomas

Mar 4th, 2017

Here's how to leap up the leaderboard. Beauty of an ace from Justin Thomas on the par 3 13th which propels him into the lead at the WGC Mexico Championship.

Justin Thomas wins the SBS Tournament in Hawaii

Justin Thomas wins the SBS Tournament in Hawaii

Jan 9th, 2017

It's a win for Justin Thomas at the SBS Tournament in Hawaii, as he beats Hideki Matsuyama by three shots to bag the first PGA Tour event of the year. And there were some suprising performances as well.

Little Billy interviews Thomas Bjorn

Little Billy interviews Thomas Bjorn

Dec 7th, 2016

The European Tour's youngest interviewer, Little Billy, puts some tough questions to fifteen-time winner Thomas Bjorn, and now officially the new European  Ryder Cup Captain.

Justin Thomas Wins

Justin Thomas Wins

Nov 1st, 2015

22 year old American Justin Thomas made it over the line for his maiden victory on the PGA tour at the CIMB Classic in in Kuala Lumpur, with a single shot margin over Australia’s Adam Scott.

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…..

Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1

Justin Thomas displaces Dustin Johnson as World Number 1

May 14th, 2018

After eight tour victories in three years – including last year's PGA Championship – and six of them in the last 14 months, Justin Thomas finally displaced Dustin Johnson last night as the world's number one player.

Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Mar 24th, 2018

Justin Thomas has beaten Si Woo Kim in an emphatic 6&5 victory to secure his quarterfinal place, and now faces Kyle Stanley in his quarter final. At the time of writing, he is three up through 12, and another step closer to taking the World No 1 position from Dustin Johnson, who crashed out in the first round.

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Time's up for mashed potato says Justin Thomas

Feb 27th, 2018

We love a bit of golf rowdiness here at GP. In fact, The Phoenix Open is one of the true highlights of the whole season with its booze-fuelled amphitheatre holding 20,000 bonkers fans at the 16th. But when you get one half-wit...

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Justin Thomas youngest ever to shoot 59

Jan 13th, 2017

There's no stopping Justin Thomas. Four days ago he walked off with the SBS Tournament of Champions title. Yesterday he became the youngest player on the PGA Tour to join the 59 club.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Oct 21st, 2019

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the main results and stories from the weekend!

“Lucky” McIlroy up to second

“Lucky” McIlroy up to second

Aug 24th, 2019

The Tour Championship is looking like it will provide a thrilling finale to the men’s season on Sunday as at the halfway point as Brooks Koepke leads Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas by one stroke, with Xander Schauffele and Paul Casey still very much in contention.

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 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.

Titleist goes back to black

Titleist goes back to black

Aug 14th, 2019

After exhaustive reseach, including feedback from tour players, their caddies and PGA professionals, Titleist have produced their latest tour bag collection. This is a glimpse of what is to come from Titleist in 2020 and clearly the theme is a sleak jet black look.

World’s fastest golfer

World’s fastest golfer

Jul 31st, 2019

How fast do you think you could play a par five hole? Well the world record stood at one minute and thirty three seconds when the European Tour decided to see if any of their boys could beat it. American Sean Crocker, Belgian Thomas Detry, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Italian Guido Migliozzi to take on the record for the ‘Fastest hole of hole of golf by an individual’.

Who wore it better?

Who wore it better?

Jul 19th, 2019

GolfPunk takes a look back at some of the trend setters on the course over the years and gets the expert opion of Stephen Doig Men's Style Editor and Assistant Luxury Editor, The Telegraph as to 'Who wore it better'. The third bout in our series of matches the legandary Walter Hagan and the young Justin Thomas in the battle as to who passed off playing in a tie best.

 The Best Golf Gambling Stories

The Best Golf Gambling Stories

Mar 7th, 2019

We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.

The European Tour presents the Content Committee

The European Tour presents the Content Committee

Jan 19th, 2019

Tired of being asked to take part in ‘viral’ videos by ‘media types’, five European Tour stars decided to take matters into their own hands and assemble The Content Committee.

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.

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

Aug 9th, 2018

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play alongside title holder Justin Thomas for the opening two rounds of next week’s US PGA Championship.

Danish duo are to be BJØRN again at Verdura

Danish duo are to be BJØRN again at Verdura

Apr 26th, 2018

European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjørn and World Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen will have high hopes of claiming another European Tour victory for Denmark next month after adding their names to the impressive line-up that will take part in the 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open at Verdura Resort.