Nov 7th, 2018
When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.
When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.
Last year we thought we had seen Tom Watson’s final appearance at St Andrews, and we were there to cheer him in on the 18th as the light faded fast. Now it’s the turn of Augusta to bid him farewell.
Tom Watson. A living legend. A five time Open Champion. And a master of the shortgame. Watch this video masterclass on nailing those tricky half wedge shots.
At the beginning of the year Tom Watson signed with Callaway golf. They've paired Tom Watson and wedge guru Roger Cleveland to put togther a series of short game masterclasses. First up, the bunker shot.
It’s been a fairly quiet start to the year when it comes to equipment companies making new player signings. While PXG have made some noise with their new roster including Zach Johnson, and Nike have signed Brooks Koepka, the big two of Callaway and TaylorMade have been very quiet.
Good work Tom Watson! Makes the cut and then some... Rounds of 69, 68, 68 roll back the years.
Tom Watson, a five time major winner, had often struggled at the US Open and coming in to the 1982 event he was not in great form. The US Open was the one he really wanted and to get it he was going to have to beat arguably the best ever golfer, Jack Nicklaus. He did it and will forever be remembered for ‘the shot’ on the par three 17th of the final day.
The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.
The GolfPunk guide to the best in the business when it comes to splitting fairways...
Now this was surprising....
Tom Watson has been in more than a few bunkers in his time, so who better to show you how to escape a terrible plugged lie than the five time Open Champion? Tom Watson and Callaway's wedge guru Roger Cleveland will help you escape that buried lie every time.
American Ryder Cup captain, Davis Love III, is expecting Tiger Woods to have a major impact on the competition. Here’s why.
Chambers Bay was one of the most awesomely dazzling golf courses to watch on TV. The players may have moaned about the poanna sticking through the fescue grass making their putts go wonky, but it still looked fantastic. Top 10 Shots here.
These two videos might make you rethink your course strategy...
Jeff Ritter: Golf Backswing Power Secret – This tip will have you smashing it further than you ever have. Good work, Jeff!!
Ok we know Tiger opened up a little bit last week. But we’ve never had any of the war stories of what he’s actually got up to in his time. Compare that to David Feherty. The TV commentator was recently interviewed by Rolling Stone and gave a completely honest and open interview. It’s amazing he’s still alive let alone presenting on the telly box.
We've been watching a lot of Robert Streb recently. He's been bubbling under for a while, so we decided to have a look at his journey so far. Read on.....
in the words of Blur's Damon Albarn, 'it's been a hell of a do'. Here's my last instalment from the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Rule Pub & Diner, St Andrews, 2015. Carly x
Callaway has further strengthened its team of Staff Professionals representing the brand on the PGA European Tour with the signing of Tom Lewis.
We've got to get this guy to our Christmas Party! It's Jack Bartlett and his Bubba Watson...
Tommy Fleetwood’s caddie dropped a clanger during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions when he failed to stop Tommy’s ball from going into the water.
We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen?
Bubba Watson shot a final round of 63 to win the Travelers Championship by three shots, as Paul Casey’s challenge faded.
Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances.
Tommy Fleetwood, Europe's number one golfer, will tee it up at BMW PGA Championship this week in Nike outfits chosen by TrendyGolf.com, golf's leading online fashion retailer.
Golfers always hope to pull a good shot out of the bag and a special edition collection will make it easier for them while playing at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, will tee it up alongside Europe’s Number One golfer Tommy Fleetwood in the Celebrity Pro-Am at the BMW PGA Championship on Wednesday May 23.
Check out our Top 6 customised golf carts. They may cost you a small fortune to buy one, but you'll be the coolest person on the fairway.
Following on from the release of the G/FORE shoes and gloves Bubba Watson will be wearing at this week's first Major, here are the hand-painted custom Disruptor shoes he will be sporting during the traditional Par 3 Tournament.
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.
He does things on the golf course that mesmerise and amaze us. Off the course he’s nuttier than a squirrel at a nut festival. Here he comes, right atcha, Bubba Watson.
Tommy Armour golf clubs are to make a comeback. The brand will be sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy stores in the USA, but will be sold online as well for UK fans of the brand.
Ryder Cup hero Tony Jacklin CBE has tipped 2017’s Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood for Major success this season, with The Open his best shot at a top trophy.
Tommy Fleetwood has to be a shoe in for the Ryder Cup after this stunning 2017 season, and today's win in Abu Dhabi. But he seems to be trying to cover all the bases. for selection.
Bubba Watson called out Wesley Bryan for a “Flick of the wrist challenge”, and posted a great video of himself knocking in a long putt one handed putt, without batting an eyelid. Here's how Wesley responded.
Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood is just two shots off the lead as he goes into the final round of the Hong Kong Open.
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.
You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...
Bubba Watson proves here once again he plays the game a little bit differently to most. Practicing before the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters, the Masters specialist hit a splash shot out of a water bunker.
He is, as Iggy Pop once famously said, worth a million in prizes. There's just no stopping Tommy Fleetwood.
Tommy Fleetwood gate crashed Sergio Garcia’s and Jon Rahm’s post round interview on Friday at the Italian Open, and did it in some style.
Tommy Fleetwood has taken Carnoustie apart, as he shoots 63 to beat the course record during the Alfred Dunhil Links Championship.
Southport local Tommy Fleetwood has received some fantastic support after a video was sent out by his former primary school Kew Woods.
Tommy Fleetwood has claimed his second victory of the season in the HNA Open de France. And he's going to be No 15 in the world when the new rankings are released tomorrow.
Bubba Watson had to contend with a heckler in the gallery at the Memorial Tournament. On the 18th, Watson made a 19–foot birdie putt and then took a bow aimed at the heckler. This is what Bubba had to say about the incident.
Tommy Fleetwood has already blazed a trail on the European Tour this season and TRENDYGOLF has selected Nike's joggers for him to stay ahead of his fashion rivals at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship.
Bubba Watson will be hunting a third Masters title this week and will be adding G/FORE colour and style to Augusta National.
Callaway has today announced the launch of Callaway Customs, a Tour–level customisation and personalisation service that gives every golfer the opportunity to create their own bespoke wedges, designed exactly for them, by them.
It was a sensational weekend for 26–year–old Tommy Fleetwood, as he came second at the WGC Mexico Championship, shooting a closing day 66 to finish one shot behind Dustin Johnson. But his celebration didn't quite go to plan.
Tommy Fleetwood has backed blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan’s ‘March of the Men’ campaign, which seeks to recruit more young men to the stem cell register.
The official trailer for Tommy’s Honour, a feature film directed by Jason Connery based on the book by Kevin Cook, was released this week. It's the story of Old & Young Tom Morris.
Golfers have celebrated the youngest winner of The Open Championship by playing a round in traditional attire.
To be fair, we were predicting Tiger would be president one day until, well, y'know, he did all that stuff. So, as long as Bubba keeps his mitts clean, what's to say he couldn't become mayor?
Bubba Watson grows his retail empire as he adds a car dealership to his sweet shop!!!
Bubba Watson has been named as the 5th Team USA Ryder Cup Vice-Captain.
Bubba Watson has sold the Orlando mansion he bought off Tiger Woods.
We can't stop telling you how important a custom fitted set of clubs is. TaylorMade agree with us. Watch The Game Changer...
Bubba Watson is branching out. Forget hovercraft and jet packs, the future is in sweet shops!!!
G/Fore have made some patriotic golf sneakers for Bubba Watson and his upcoming trip to Rio.
European Tour star Tommy Fleetwood, who won the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship in 2013, will return to Nailcote Hall and will aim to make history by becoming the first player to win the title more than once.
Not content with a hovercraft, Bubba Watson has teamed up with Oakley to produce the first flying golf cart jetpack to get him round the course.
Here’s a cheeky little video of a role reversal with Bubba Watson and his caddie Ted Scott, who gets his turn to throw the on-course tantrum.
Did you know that The Old Course at St. Andrews was originally built to be played in two different directions? Tom Doak knew this and, with a little help from English architect Tom Simpson, he's creating something very similar in Michigan called The Loop.
Bubba Watson first started wearing the G/Fore golf glove a little while back. First week in wearing the glove, Bubba won wearing the Northern Trust Open. Now his deal has officially kicked in, Bubba will be wearing the G/Fore Gallivanter shoes this week at the Masters.
TomTom has unveiled the ultra-slim TomTom Golfer 2, a GPS Watch designed to help golfers improve their game by using automatic shot detection to give detailed post-round analysis.
He doesn't only hit it miles, he's got a ridiculous short game. Bubba Watson pulls off an audacious greenside trick shot.
After criticising Tom Weiskopf's redesigned TPC Phoenix course, Bubba has issued an apology for his remarks and even admits his wife thinks he's out of order... PLUS the marvellous moment when Bubba blanks GolfPunk at the PGA Show in Orlando!!
Tommy's Honour – The Movie Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason is about to start shooting a major new movie about the Godfather of Golf - Old Tom Morris, at the world-famous home of the sport. Peter Mullan, one of Scotland’s leading actors, has been confirmed to play Old Tom, who helped set up The Open Championship and went on to win it four times.
There appear to be recurring problems at the Norwegian Golf course of Stavanger, which has been confronted by a serial cup defecator, who uses the course’s holes as toilets.
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..
Home favourite Victor Dubuisson, Austrian Bernd Wiesberger, and South African Jaco Van Zyl all shared the clubhouse lead after the opening day of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National.
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £11,649, raised by its customers over the festive period.
Globally-renowned whisky distillers Tomatin are returning as headline sponsors of a prestigious Pro Am golf tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses.
If you're just about to tuck into your lunch or dinner, you might want to look at this later... Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson were on holiday in the Maldives recently with fellow PGA pro Brooks Koepka and his girlfriend, Jena Sims. Someone mentioned "Sun's out" and the next thing you know...
Scotty Cameron has created his most technically advanced putter line to date with the 2019 Phantom X family – a collection of nine new modern mallets engineered to take putting performance to the next level. There is, quite literally, something for everyone here!
The New Year saw the much-anticipated release of TaylorMade's M6 range of drivers, fairways and hybrids - and Clubs to Hire (CTH) customers can rent them on golf breaks from March 1.
Who said he didn't have a sense of humour? Well, no one probably. Here he is giving it both barrells to Kansas City Chiefs quarter back Patrick Mahomes, to whom he claims anyone can throw it but can you hit it?
It's been a ridiculous couple of years for Tommy Fleetwood, going from 188th in the world rankings in September 2016 to the world's top 10, Race To Dubai champion and Ryder Cup hero. And now, he's got his own golf tournament. Just when we were being warned the British Masters might not even happen in 2019, Tommy Fleetwood has announced he is bringing the prestigious tournament to Hillside.
Bettinardi Golf has taken custom putter fitting to the next level as the form of brand ambassador and Ryder Cup record holder, Francesco Molinari has demonstrated over the past five months.
Ian Poulter’s performance at the US PGA Championship this weekend has pushed Paul Casey out of the automatic qualifying spots.
You're caddying at Streamsong minding your own business when you check your bank account and see you've just received £110,00 for finishing 12th at The Open at Carnoustie. The only problem is, you weren't actually playing at the event...
Kilmarnock golfer Mark Evans was amazed when he arrived at the Clubs to Hire shop in Faro Airport to be told he was the company's 500,000th customer.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa's reputation as one of the finest resorts in the world has been further strengthened after being named Spain's ‘Most Hospitable Golf Club' in the Golfers' Choice Awards of 2018 by users of respected website Leadingcourses.com.
Watch 6 time major winner Nick Faldo go through Mizuno's Swing DNA process of matching a swing to its best suited iron shaft. The Shaft Optimizer is available to try at any Mizuno Swing DNA Centre.
Titleist continues to place more emphasis on custom fitting than any other brand in golf with further investment in its Product Specialist team and fitting events across the UK & Ireland.
Seven QHotels’ golf resorts – managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH), the UK’s leading hotel management company – have received prestigious BDRC VenueVerdict accreditations following glowing 2017 customer service feedback.
Forces golf charity, On Course Foundation, was celebrating a late Christmas present yesterday as American Golf handed over a cheque for £20,000, raised by its customers over the festive period.
Silvermere Golf and Leisure Complex in Surrey has increased its custom fitting business significantly with the addition of 4 GCQuad launch monitors from market-leading technology brand Foresight Sports.
In another blow to tournament host Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood will miss this week's British Masters at Close House in Newcastle, because his partner and manager Clare, may give birth to their child.
It's one thing getting custom fitted for a brand spanking new PXG driver, but it's quite another when the guy doing the fitting is none other than PXG founder and all-round GolfPunk Bob Parsons!!
TomTom has launched the new GOLFER 2, which now comes with 24/7 activity tracking, and the sporty GOLFER 2 SE.
Arnold Palmer’s legacy will live on this week as Rickie Fowler heads to Bay Hill for the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since his death, with plans to pay tribute to The King.
Tommy Fleetwood shoots brilliant last round 67 to win Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Titleist 917 drivers are available in pro shops around the world from today. Here's what happened when we got fit at the National Fitting Centre...
Europe’s team to defend the Ryder Cup will contain at least five rookies after the nine automatic qualifiers were decided this weekend.
Donald Trump is being accused of producing pollution that could contaminate the source of drinking water for the city where he so badly wants to live.
Check this out. Mark Wahlberg completely stiffs playing partner Bubba Watson!
It's refreshing to see a company take a totally unique approach to the electric golf trolley.
The crowds were out on mass to watch Tiger slay the beast, that is Bethpage Black, but it was his playing partner and holder Brooks Koepka who showed how it was done. Koepka’s course record, bogey free, seven under 63 was as unexpected as it was impressive. This is Bethpage Black after all where par is considered a good score.