Jul 8th, 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.
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 unlikely pairing of John Rahm of Spain and America’s Ryan Palmer saw off the challenge of Rahm’s countryman Segio Garcia and Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood to lift the Zurich Classic trophy. The pairing that came together after Palmer’s original partner Jordan Speith pulled out and Rahm’s would be partner, Wesley Bryan, was out with a shoulder injury.
It is now some two weeks since Tiger’s historical victory in The Masters and the frenzy that went with it. CT Pan’s win at the Heritage was impressive but taking nothing away from CT, the event did suffer somewhat from a Masters’ hangover. So, what is there to wet us golf lovers’ appetite this week? That will be the Zurich Classic Team event
Two events this week, the Nedbank from South Africa and Mayakoba from Mexico, part of the PGA tour.
Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
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.
Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.
Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?
We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.
Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle.
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.
It was a one – two for South Korea, as Jin Young Ko held off World No 2 Sung Hyun Park to claim her first LPGA Tour victory by two shots at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. But how did Charley Hull get on?
Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.
We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.
Paige Spiranac has criticised the new strict LPGA dress code, which bans revealing clothes on the course.
Bryson DeChambeau, the golf scientist, has won the John Deere Classic in Illinois and with it a place in this week's The Open.
It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.
It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...
Rickie Fowler has built himself a four–shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic, and looks in a great position to claim his first victory in more than a year. Catch him if you can!
The 2016 John Deere Classic has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year, and also recevied awards for its social media engagement.
Massive congratulations to Sergio Garcia as he wins the Dubai Desert Classic by three shots over Henrik Stenson. Here's how he did it to earn his first European Tour victory for three years.
Sergio Garcia has a three–shot lead at the end of moving day at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Could Sergio be set for first European Tour victory in three years?
Strong winds have delivered the second major blow to the Dubai Desert Classic after Tiger Woods' earlier withdrawal
Seve Ballesteros' former caddie has died while on the bag at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek in South Africa.
Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!
Mel Reid gets through to the final of the LPGA Tour School after a top ten finish in the second stage.
In The PGA Takeaway, Teryn Schaefer recaps the final round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, where Justin Thomas successfully defended his title, Anirban Lahiri brought his #CurryPower and Zac Blair chased a lizard on the course.
In the third round of the 2016 CIMB Classic, Anirban Lahiri separates himself from the field with his 7-under 65 and Justin Thomas closes strong with five straight birdies coming down the stretch. And there's a hole in one from Kevin Na!
Tiger Woods comes back this week at the Safeway Classic. And he's making that comeback alongside his former nemesis and new best buddy Phil Mickelson.
Will Tiger Woods make his comeback next week at the Safeway Classic?
Swingin' Siren Savannah Vilaubi is in second place at the LPGA Q School. You go girl!!!
The Greenbrier has been canceled due to the horrific flooding that took place this week. But how will that affect The Open?
Brian Stuard has won the weather-disrupted Zurich Classic, which had a Monday finish. He held on to claim his maiden PGA Tour victory in a three-way playoff.
Rain. Stopped. Play. That pretty much sums up day three at The Zurich Classic. While a few players managed to tee off in their third round, the leader Brian Stuard only managed the six holes to finish his second round.
The Spiv won last week with money on Charley Hoffman, so who is he backing to bring home the bacon this time around?
Adam Scott raised the trophy last night at the Honda Classic, pipping Sergio Garcia by one shot for his first title in two years. While he only managed a level par 70, Sergio could only muster a 71, and no one made a run at the the two of them.
Adam Scott shot a 66 last night to take a share of the lead last night with Sergio Garcia at the Honda Classic last night. Sounds great. Except he threw a quadruple bogey in there.
What is it with Rory and the Honda Classic? He wins in 2012 and now he's missed Honda Classic cut for the second time in a row.
Last night Sergio Garcia took a share of the first round lead at the Honda Classic, shooting a 65 despite tangling with an alligator. Garcia shares the lead with Michael Thompson, the 2013 Honda Classic winner. Check out the highlights.
The Honda Classic GolfPunk Fantasy League Challenge. Picture of ducks taken yesterday by the 3rd green by Getty's Dave Cannon. Lovely stuff...
So who should you be looking out for this week? Here’s my top five to do well this week at the Honda Classic.
Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.
It was Ker-Ching day for Graeme McDowell as he won a one-hole play off to trouser $1,116,000 at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.
Play was suspended at the OHL Classic in Playa del Carmen in Mexico. But here's who is winning....? And now it seems to be back on.
On a lightening and rain-affected day it was USA’s Derek Fathauer who rose to the top of the leaderboard. He shot another six under 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Jason Bohn.
It's go time again. We bring you the tee times and pairings for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which is in Mexico if you didn't know.
A sideways look at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia with Sidekick Southwell... Starring Adam Scott, Jason Gore and Justin Thomas...
LPGA Founder Louise Suggs dies at 91
Is this the perfect golf club? Just look at it. Makes you want to put it in a glass case and sell tickets. Or just whip it out of the bag from 153-yards and hit the greatest shot of your life. Wilson Staff tip their cap to a classic with the new 2019 blades...
This week's golf betting tips from the legendary Nick Fleming. It's the Omega Desert Classic and the Farmers aka Flutter Central...
So close last week at the Sony Open with Andrew Putnam 69/1 leading until the final stages eventually finishing 2nd to Matt Kuchar. But now I focus on the Desert Classic.
Here she is, Natalie Gulbis, all the way back in April 2006 in her first GolfPunk photo shoot... and today is her birthday!!!
Doris Chen's mother gets her disqualified from LPGA qualifying after kicking her daughter's errant drive bak into play.
Nelly Korda shot a superb four-under-par 68 in the final round to win her maiden LPGA title by two strokes at the Swinging Skirts Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...
Wowzers. Just wowzers. -31... Yes, South Korea's Kim Sei-young broke the LPGA Tour's 72-hole record with a total score of -31 after 72 holes...
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities. GolfPunk investigates...
Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities.
Tour pros and their music. What's it going to be as they choose their favourite tune to get them underway at the Zurich Classic? Some real doozies here. And it's not all Hootie...
Charley Hull is just two shots off the lead after two rounds at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship in California.
Damn that Bubba Watson chipping in and foiling our 1st place winnings... Anyway, back to this week. Here are this week's Fleming Golf Tips
American teenager Angel Yin won a three-way play-off to win the Dubai Ladies Classic as Charley Hull came in fifth.
If you fancy teeing it up with Rory McIlroy and Niall Horan at the 29th Omega Dubai Desert Classic, well here’s your chance.
Here they are, GolfPunks in bold... i.e. players who have been nice to GolfPunk....
When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.
Whee Kim had a hole in one on the Par 3 15th at the CIMM Classic, and won a BMW 740 Lex Drive Hybrid for his troubles, worth a cool $100,000.
Pat Perez won the PGA TOUR's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
January 25th 2018. The Dubai Desert Classic. Paige Spiranac. Yes indeed, social media golfing sensation Paige Spiranac will act as the official starter for the tournament at Emirates Golf Club.
GP favourite Pat Perez will be making his debut at next year’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
As we reported on Saturday, Stacy Lewis will give all her winnings at the Cambia Portland Open to charity, and specifically the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, how is she getting on?
Carly Booth has been talking to The Telegraph’s James Corrigan, and there’s plenty of positive news as she prepares for the US Women’s Open.
Daniel Berger became the fourth player to successfully defend his title at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis on Sunday.
Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello posted a 5under 65 to be in a three–way tie for the lead at the St. Jude Classic, with Stewart Cink and Ben Crane after Saturday’s moving day.
There’s a three–way tie at the top after day two at the FedEx St Jude Classic, with Charl Schwartzel, Chez Reavie and Sebastian Munoz all on nine-under par.
The best golfers in the world may be renowned for their laser vision – but it’s never looked quite like this!
You've just bogeyed 14 so how's a self-respecting tour pro going to respond? Like this of course...
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
The inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic, held at Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, Ware, has been hailed as an overwhelming success after raising over £120,000 for goal keeping legend Bob Wilson's the Willow foundation.
The Greenbrier has been flooded by storms like you wouldn't believe. Check out the insane video of the 18th!
Wasps Legends will be hosting the World Golf Rugby Classic in La Manga from June 23rd to 26th. And it's all for the Dallagio Foundation.
Manchester City cult hero Andy Morrison put former boss Kenny Dalglish in the shade as he romped to a memorable victory in the 20th edition of the Footballers’ Golf Classic at the world-famous La Manga Club in Spain.
The PGA TOUR, LPGA and Topgolf Entertainment Group (TEG) have formed a strategic alliance designed to create new fans, participants and enthusiasts and to enhance the playing and fan experiences through event and media initiatives, the groups said.
Jamie Lovemark and Jhonattan Vegas were sharing the lead at the Zurich Classic when play on the second day was suspended because of darkness.
Liverpool, Celtic and Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish will be one of a host of former champions who will be contesting the 20th edition of the popular Footballers’ Golf Classic this summer.
Lexi Thompson leads LPGA first major of the year. Suzann Pettersen & Charley Hull lurking... Video highlights & pic caption capering...
It's a very happy birthday to Di Dougherty. All the best from GolfPunk Towers.
The season is over...time to relax. We wish! The Race to Dubai may have finished on Sunday but the new season on the European Tour kicks off on Thursday at the Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa for the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Fancy placing a bet? Well these guys may be worth taking a punt on.
One of the few putters still designed in the UK, Radius putters are CNC milled from one block of forged S20C steel.
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Champions Tour, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
It’s almost time for the somewhat eagerly awaited Tiger versus Phil Mickelson head-to-head for $9 million. But what if you are not in the USA and don’t have access to HBO?
Lexi Thompson crashed out of the Evian Championship on Friday, after making a complete mess of a chip on the 18th, when her ball hardly moved at all.
On the course with the world’s top golfers and surrounded by the cheers of fellow countrymen, Brooke Henderson won the LPGA CP Women’s Open on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian to win the title in 45 years, and the second Canadian to win in the event’s history.
Annabel Dimmock is your fast car loving, Wentworth playing, Swingin' Siren. Here she is... on the road...
Marc Leishman has shot a 10-under 61 on the new Trinity Forest course to lead the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Melissa Reid has spoken out about how some Ladies European Tour players are having to take part time jobs to survive.
Some of the golf industry’s very best clubs, resorts and individuals gathered at The Grove on February 26 for 59club’s 8th annual ‘Service Excellence Awards Ceremony’. Here are the winners of the Golf Oscars.
Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.
If you thinking golf holidays at this time of the year, then there’s an amazing South African rail tour golf package from Wedge & Wildlife. Here’s your chance to play some of the country's top courses in total luxury.
We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'