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Global Youth Movement claim

Global Youth Movement claim

Dec 1st, 2016

Golf industry executives, tour officials, sponsors and decision makers attending the 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum, have vowed to grasp the opportunities and new momentum created in the game during 2016 to increase the popularity of the worldwide.  

A team event for Olympic golf?

A team event for Olympic golf?

Nov 26th, 2016

Rumours are rife that the International Golf Federation is about to submit a bid to include a team competition in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Virginia judge bans prodigy from golf

Virginia judge bans prodigy from golf

Jul 3rd, 2016

A judge in Virginia has ordered that a promising 10-year-old golf prodigy cannot play competitive golf for one year as a result of an ongoing custody battle.

One commissioner to rule them all?

One commissioner to rule them all?

Mar 10th, 2016

68-year old Tim Finchem, the commissioner of the PGA Tour, has again raised the idea of one organisation to control professional golf in the US and Europe. But Keith Pelley's having none of it.

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Trial event to be held for The Olympics

Jan 20th, 2016

The PGA Tour is trying to organize a test event for the new Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro. But the Tour is struggling to find anyone who has time in their already hectic schedules. But they have to do it. Can they pull it off?

Drugs In Golf

Drugs In Golf

Jul 23rd, 2015

Ever wondered why isn't golf compliant with World Anti-Doping Agency Standards? What have the governing bodies and tours got to be afraid of? 

Round of a Lifetime

Round of a Lifetime

Oct 15th, 2019

We love Carnoustie. It’s probably one of the bestest courses in the UK, forget that the World! So, what better venue for a ‘Round of a Lifetime’ for one Edward Johnson from Massachusetts, U S of A.

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Jul 31st, 2019

Defending Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall is set to tee off at 12.16 on Thursday alongside Brooke Henderson of Canada and Japan’s Mamiko Higa and according to her she is “actually very excited. I don't feel any pressure. It’s really nice for me to be home because I've been in the US the whole year.”

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Apr 14th, 2019

The threat of bad weather has resulted in an early start for the whole field. Play will commence from both the 1st and 10th tees at 7:30 local time and will be in groups of three. Rather handy for UK and European viewers who can watch it after their Sunday lunch rather than having to stay up late!  

adidas Ultimate 365 Golf Shorts

adidas Ultimate 365 Golf Shorts

Nov 27th, 2018

It’s the Golf Brigadier here, and I’ve never had a proper pair of golf shorts before in all my days of golf foozling. Not a real, proper pair, actually designed for the golf course. Until I received a pair of adidas Ultimate 3654 golf shorts.

The Ultimate Flop Shot!

The Ultimate Flop Shot!

Nov 25th, 2017

Four time European Tour winner Alex Noren shows you how to play a lob shot off a seriously downhill lie. Learn this lob shot to seriously impress your mates.

Book a tee time now

Book a tee time now

Oct 30th, 2017

Fancy booking yourself a nice 18 somewhere fancy? Or just a quick 9 at your local. Book your tee times right here...

Masters Day 2 tee times

Masters Day 2 tee times

Apr 7th, 2017

Day 2 of the Masters is now underway. Here are the full tee times and pairings for today's play.

 Woods & Timberlake invest together

Woods & Timberlake invest together

Feb 19th, 2017

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has been around for over a decade, and is getting a big shot in the arm with two high profile investors – Woods and Timberland. 

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Timberlake loses out to ace in Pebble Beach Pro Am

Feb 9th, 2017

Poor old Timbers. He's playing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro–Am, and was having a practice round at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, when he birdied the 27–yard par–3 seventh hole. But was that good enough to win the hole?

First time golfer gets hole–in–one

First time golfer gets hole–in–one

Nov 17th, 2016

Golf coach Emma Brown must be pretty pleased with her latest recruit. She only went and had a hole–in–one in her first ever lesson. Beat that!

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Timberlake takes one on the chin

Jul 27th, 2016

That's all you need when you've just double bogeyed the 11th, some berk giving you a back hander... por old JT... 

The Worst 61 Of All Time

The Worst 61 Of All Time

Mar 21st, 2016

All you need is a par for a 58. You can afford a bogey for a 59. A double bogey still wins you the tournament. Tim Hart made a triple bogey to drop into a playoff, and eventually come second. Ouch. 

Tim Henman on the Olympics

Tim Henman on the Olympics

Jan 27th, 2016

Tim Henman was at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship last week, and mingled with the golfers to listen to their frankly rather diverse views about golf being in this year’s Olympics.

How Tim Clark Has Found a New Putting Stroke

How Tim Clark Has Found a New Putting Stroke

Jan 13th, 2016

If anyone was going to suffer with the banning of the broom handle putter, it was always going to be Tim Clark. A pro who has never used a short putter due to a physical complaint, and a vocal opponent to the ban, Clark isn’t going to let this stop him from playing on the PGA Tour.

Final Day Tee Times & Pairings

Final Day Tee Times & Pairings

Sep 27th, 2015

Roll up, roll up. Here are the final day pairings and tee times for the Tour Championship. Final grouping is Stenson and Spieth. That has to be worth a watch! 

Day 3 Pairings & Tee Times

Day 3 Pairings & Tee Times

Sep 18th, 2015

Here are the tee times and pairings for Day 3 of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Illonois. There's going to be drama at the top and the bottom on tomorrow's moving day as the scramble to get into the final 30 for the Tour Championship really kicks off. All times EST. Add six hours for the UK.

Day Four Pairings & Starting Times

Day Four Pairings & Starting Times

Aug 23rd, 2015

And here are Day 4 pairings and tee times for the 2015 Wyndham Championship. With 19 players within 5 shots of the lead, this could be anyone's. But could it be Tiger's?

Sunday Tee Times

Sunday Tee Times

Aug 16th, 2015

And here they are for what promises to be an absolutley incredible final day. Jason, Jordan and Justin for starters. Let's not forget Martin and Brandon, and and and. But we think it is going to be a J.......      

Day 3 Starting Times

Day 3 Starting Times

Aug 15th, 2015

Here are the starting times and pairings for Day 3 of the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

US PGA DAY TWO TEE TIMES

US PGA DAY TWO TEE TIMES

Aug 14th, 2015

Here are the day 2 starting times for the US PGA. Bubba, Furyk and Casey catch the eye. As do Rickie, Jason and Dustin. And yes, Jordan, Rory and Zach are going out again tomorrow. John Daly teeing it up with Monty seems to work. Fun, fun, fun.

USPGA - Ex 3-time Scottish Boys Champion Qualifies

USPGA - Ex 3-time Scottish Boys Champion Qualifies

Aug 11th, 2015

One of the great things about the US PGA is that club pros can qualify for the event, and stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia. One such player who has qualified to play at Whistling Straits this week, who you might not have heard of, has already played, and beaten, Sergio Garcia before.

Third Round Tee Times!!!

Third Round Tee Times!!!

Jul 18th, 2015

Two Scots in the last four, a redemption story for Dustin Johnson, and Danny Willett vying for his first major. It's all to play for Day three of the Open Champinship, and here's the third tound tee times...

Time for the women’s majors

Time for the women’s majors

Jul 25th, 2019

The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

Jul 20th, 2019

As we sit and watch the various trials and tribulations of the players at the 148th Open, something pops up and immediately the whole team at GolfPunk are in total agreement, an event which I can assure you is as rare as rocking horse poop.  The chance to own a luxury residence at the Hamilton Grand one of the most iconic buildings located virtually on top of the 18th hole of the Old Course at St. Andrews and in time for the 150th Open in 2021.  The very definition of lovely stuff!

The 148th Open Tee Times

The 148th Open Tee Times

Jul 16th, 2019

Darren Clarke will hit the opening tee shot at The 148th Open, while fellow local favourite Rory McIlroy is paired with US Open champion Gary Woodland for the opening two rounds at Royal Portrush, which we cannot wait to see!

ITS GOLFPORN TIME AS WE HEAD TO THE MALDIVES

ITS GOLFPORN TIME AS WE HEAD TO THE MALDIVES

Jun 21st, 2019

The weather has been rubbish so far this year (on both sides of the pond it seems) and it’s got the team dreaming of sunnier climbs.  The Maldives is always a luxurious option (especially if you're feeling flush), but there was never a need to take the wrenches….UNTIL NOW!

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

May 14th, 2019

Tiger Woods, in his first outing since his Masters victory will be teeing it up with Francesco Molinari and title holder, Brooks Koepka, for the opening two rounds of this week’s US PGA Championship.

Top 10 Hardest Shots Of All Time

Top 10 Hardest Shots Of All Time

Mar 19th, 2019

Yesterday I was faced with an impossible shot – my ball was suspended in a bush. It was just asking to be hit even though it was a foot off the ground, and three inches into the bush. Things did not end well from there. But in the spirit of taking on the damned near ridiculous...

The Top 10 Ultimate Golf Fails

The Top 10 Ultimate Golf Fails

Mar 19th, 2019

If you want t really REALLY good laugh, take a look at this brilliant compilaiton of golf fails from the 'cart jumping maniac' to the lake dancing bafoon!

35,000 tee time bookings and counting

35,000 tee time bookings and counting

Mar 1st, 2019

More than 35,000 rounds of golf that were played on Troon International courses in 2018 were booked via its new tee time booking app, a service launched to revolutionise the way golfers secure their start times in late 2017.

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Patrick Reed becomes Lifetime Member of European Tour

Feb 2nd, 2019

Patrick Reed has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Masters Tournament victory last year. Or was it his sterling work in destabilising the USA Ryder Cup team in Paris...

It's back! Phoenix Waste Management tee times

It's back! Phoenix Waste Management tee times

Jan 30th, 2019

Four of the world's top five players may have taken the money and decided to play the controversial Saudi International this week but when the Phoenix Waste Management is happening, there really is only one game in town.

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

GolfPunk's ultimate Christmas gift guide

Nov 29th, 2018

Having trouble figuring out what to buy the golf loving dude in your family? Or maybe you want to send a 'useful hiint' to someone about what you really want for Cristmas? Here's our guide to the best golf presents around... 

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.

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Titleist Ultimate Fit Experience returns

Sep 20th, 2018

Titleist, an Official Partner of the European Tour, will welcome golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the Sky Sports British Masters as The Ultimate Fit returns to Walton Heath Golf Club. 

Golf's Top 20 Caddies Of All Time

Golf's Top 20 Caddies Of All Time

Sep 11th, 2018

10 caddies earned more than $700,000 on the PGA Tour last year. And whoever is on the bag of the FedEXCup winner will walk away with a cheque for over $1,000,000.00. But who are the greatest caddies of all time?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Are these the ultimate golf residences?

Sep 7th, 2018

JdV Sport are showcasing these luxury apartments at the Hamilton Grand later this month which are situated behind the 18th green of the world-famous Old Course at the Home of Golf in Saint Andrews. Are these the ultimate golf residences?

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.

 SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

SkyCaddie SX500 is golf's ultimate GPS

Aug 1st, 2018

SkyCaddie’s revolutionary new range-topping SX500 GPS handheld is the most powerful, most accurate, most features-packed and most visually stunning hand-held distance measuring device that golf has ever seen.

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Why Autumn is a great time to mix golf and culture

Jul 5th, 2018

The months of September and October are, historically, two of the warmest on the holiday island of Mallorca - so autumn is a great time to combine golf with a bit of culture in the capital city, with the events season in full swing.

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

Jun 8th, 2018

The USGA have released the tee times and pairings for next week’s US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and there is one almighty supergroup that is going to be unleashed on us. Plus here are the full tee times and pairings for days one and two.

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Titleist Ultimate Fit returns for lucky fans

Jun 2nd, 2018

Titleist welcomed golfers of all ages and abilities onto the driving range at the BMW PGA Championship, as The Ultimate Fit returned to Wentworth Club for the second year running.

It’s Machrie time

It’s Machrie time

May 5th, 2018

GolfPunk has been on a lightening quick trip up to the glorious island of Islay to sample the delights of Islay House, Islay whisky and the wonderful Machrie, courtesy of our new friends, at Stratajets.

It's GolfSixes time and we have a 66 tickets to give away

It's GolfSixes time and we have a 66 tickets to give away

May 2nd, 2018

It's time for the second GolfSixes which will again be hosted at Centurion Golf Club, St Albans, on May 5th and 6th. GolfPunk has teamed up with the European Tour offer GolfPunk readers 66 FREE tickets to the event, plus an exclusive ticket price promotion.

GolfSixes tee times and pairings

GolfSixes tee times and pairings

May 2nd, 2018

The much anticipated GolfSixes match between England and England Women starts at 12:04 on Saturday May 5, with Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace going up against Georgia Hall and Charley Hull. Here are the full pairings and tee times for the event. 

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Apr 17th, 2018

Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.

The Top 10 Masters Shots Of All Time

The Top 10 Masters Shots Of All Time

Apr 6th, 2018

There have been some amazing moments at The Masters over the years and some incredible shot-making. We celebrate the 10 best shots ever here...

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson and G/Fore

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson and G/Fore

Mar 30th, 2018

It's shoe time for Bubba Watson ahead of this year's Maters, when the in form man of the moment will make a bid for his third Green Jacket. But when it  comes to shoes, it's G/Fore all the way for Bubba.

PowaKaddy launches the ultimate compact-folding trolley

PowaKaddy launches the ultimate compact-folding trolley

Mar 8th, 2018

Following the phenomenal introduction of the Compact C2 in 2017 – the fastest selling electric trolley launched in the last four years – market-leader PowaKaddy has taken the compact-folding electric trolley sector onto the next level, with the new Compact C2i.

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...