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Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Valderrama Meets... Tony Jacklin CBE

Mar 5th, 2017

This is sensational. Major winner, Ryder Cup legend as a player and Captain – Tony Jacklin CBE gives Valderrama both barrells as they sing together and plot revenge over a certain Mexican golf nuisance....

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

Apr 25th, 2019

It was an early alarm for the final day of the Stena Line Media Masters 2019. As we stumbled down to another fine breakfast at the Druids Glen Hotel thoughts turned to the eight singles matches which were to take place at Powerscourt Golf Club. I had heard great reports of the courses at Powerscourt and so was looking forward to another great test of golf. I was not to be disappointed.

Tony Finau dismisses Patrick Reed's USA 'disharmony' claims

Tony Finau dismisses Patrick Reed's USA 'disharmony' claims

Oct 2nd, 2018

How do you make a pig's breakfast out of a silver service banquet? Be an American Ryder Cup player. As the claims and counterclaims of mismanagement, disharmony and basic lack of preparation abound, Tony Finau has hit back at Patrick Reed. 

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

The Belfry welcomes back legendary Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin

Sep 14th, 2018

The home of one of Europe’s greatest Ryder Cup moments, the award-winning Belfry hotel and spa is set to welcome back a true golfing icon to its course next month. Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin CBE, will grace the iconic Brabazon Course once again on 24 September.

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Sep 14th, 2018

Brooks Koepka will make his return to the European Tour next month as the three-times Major winner is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.  

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

May 15th, 2018

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.

PING sign Tony Finau

PING sign Tony Finau

Feb 1st, 2018

Tony Finau, a PGA Tour winner and one of the longest hitters on tour, has signed a multi-year agreement to represent PING, company President John K. Solheim has announced.

Oscar Jacobson brand ambassador Wade Ormsby

Oscar Jacobson brand ambassador Wade Ormsby

Nov 27th, 2017

Oscar Jacobson, the Swedish brand that produces men's clothing and golf fashion with personality, is celebrating after brand ambassador Wade Ormsby claimed his first European Tour win in the UBS Hong Kong Open, the opening event of the 2018 Race to Dubai schedule.

The stars come out to play for Tony Jacklin

The stars come out to play for Tony Jacklin

Aug 30th, 2017

Some of the biggest stars from the world of sport and entertainment will come together on 5th September for Tony Jacklin CBE’s annual charity golf day. Hosted at the award–winning Belfry Hotel and Resort, the course has played host to the Ryder Cup on four occasions. 

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Auction of Byron Nelson Green Jacket halted

Aug 18th, 2017

A federal judge has granted a request to temporarily halt the auction of Byron Nelson’s Green Jacket from going ahead, according to reports in the Augusta Chronicle.

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Scottish Rugby Star Max Evans

Aug 8th, 2017

The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.

Representing: Byron Nelson

Representing: Byron Nelson

May 21st, 2017

On Tuesday, September 26, 2006, when ‘Lord’ Byron was found dead on the porch of his ranch, golf not only lost one of its brightest and most respected heroes, but also the last remaining link to a bygone era – a Golden Age when Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demaret vied with Nelson for parity on the burgeoning PGA Tour.

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

Rare Bobby Jones trophy

May 17th, 2017

The only trophy won by Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands, is to be sold at Bonhams next Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.

Fantasy 4 Ball: Stuart Appleby

Fantasy 4 Ball: Stuart Appleby

Mar 4th, 2017

Australia’s six-times PGA Tour title winner imagines a round with Kylie, Sir Les and a violent ex-con by the name of Chopper...

Beef interviewed by sock puppet

Beef interviewed by sock puppet

Feb 21st, 2017

Valderrama has interviewed everyone from Ian Poulter to Tony Jacklin. The pros love him. Some, including Paul Casey, will only be interviewed by Valdy when GolfPunk comes to town. But there was one dude Valdy really wanted to meet: "Get me Beef!" he said to us. So we did.

Byeong Hun An leads in Phoenix

Byeong Hun An leads in Phoenix

Feb 5th, 2017

Byeong Hun An holds a one–shot lead over Martin Laird going into the final round of the Waste Management Open in Phoenix.

Golf by the hour anyone?

Golf by the hour anyone?

Feb 1st, 2017

The Lodge of Four Seasons, a resort in Missouri, is launching an innovative pricing model in 2017 in the hope of offering golfers better value in 2017.

Robert Allenby in trouble again

Robert Allenby in trouble again

Aug 15th, 2016

Robert Allenby has had a shocker. The Aussie golfer was arrested outside a casino for disorderly conduct and trespassing in the early hours of Saturday August 13th having missed the cut at the John Deere Classic.

Tony Finau says it with flowers

Tony Finau says it with flowers

May 29th, 2016

Tony Finau has said sorry with flowers to a lady golf fan who he hit right on the head. He's a class act is Tony. 

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Tony Finau wins the Puerto Rico Open

Mar 28th, 2016

Tony Finau got onto our radar last year, and we thought he was a proper GolfPunk. Today was his maiden victory on the PGA Tour, when he won the Puerto Rico Open in a playoff against old hand Steve Marino.

Grimsby Golf Course goes FootGolf only

Grimsby Golf Course goes FootGolf only

Feb 25th, 2016

Grimsby Golf Centre has become the second golf club to switch entirely to FootGolf, and it is reporting that user numbers have tripled in size since it changed over. Is this good or bad news for golf?

Rickie gets emotional

Rickie gets emotional

Feb 9th, 2016

Rickie Fowler got emotional in his post-round interview on the final day of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. And we don't blame him. Here's the interview.

Tony Jacklin on the box

Tony Jacklin on the box

Jan 30th, 2016

Tony Jacklin is set to appear on television tonight (Saturday, January 30).Jacklin will be part of the line-up on BBC One quiz show Pointless Celebrities, and will be teamed up with snooker legend Willie Thorne.

 Byeong Hun An Wins Rookie of the year

Byeong Hun An Wins Rookie of the year

Dec 6th, 2015

Byeong Hun An has become the first Korean winner of the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award. His breakthrough 2015 season also yielded another prestigious title as the Challenge Tour Graduate of the Year.

Philip Hammond gets involved

Philip Hammond gets involved

Nov 29th, 2015

In an escalation of the row between members of Wentworth and it's new Chinese owners Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, has now accused the Beijing-based conglomerate of “very disappointing” behaviour.

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Luke Sacked By Caddie

Oct 9th, 2015

John McLaren, Luke Donald’s caddie for the past six years, has “surprised” Donald by announcing that he is moving on.

Go faster turbo woods by Cleveland

Go faster turbo woods by Cleveland

Sep 11th, 2019

Cleveland have been on a bit of a role when it comes to launching wrenches recently.  Their CBX 2 wedges kicked it off, followed by their amazing Frontline Putters and the Huntington Beach range.  Now, two years on from their return to the woods and irons market they are releasing the Launcher HB Turbo woods which they say are “sleeker, faster, and more forgiving” which is exactly what you want!

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

Jul 11th, 2019

GolfPunk fave Georgia Hall (no less!!) and nine of the past ten Champions will compete at the Women’s British Open for a 40% larger prize fund of $4.5m (circa £3.6m at time of writing) in recognition of the importance of the Championship and women’s golf according to the R&A.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

Apr 19th, 2019

Having found a new and relaxing way to reach the Emerald Isle, by ferry across the Irish Sea, Team GB headed out of Dublin on their way to their base for the Stena Line Media Masters. The 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is set in 360 acres of countryside between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea and is only some thirty minutes from Dublin.

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

Apr 17th, 2019

The call came through: “Can you play in the Masters?” Thoughts like ‘is the Pope Catholic?’ came to mind as they followed up with the “Media Masters – Stella is inviting you.” Panic sets in as I wonder if I know a Stella and what the wife might say. “No, the Stena Line Media Masters” and so began the adventure.

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Feb 27th, 2019

Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March. 

Olazábal Honoured by PGAs of Europe

Olazábal Honoured by PGAs of Europe

Jan 19th, 2019

Ryder Cup legend and two-time Masters Champion José María Olazábal has become the latest recipient of the PGAs of Europe Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Jan 8th, 2019

Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Golf Tourism Strategy targets £325m value

Dec 19th, 2018

A review of Scotland’s National Golf Tourism Strategy has extended the industry’s target for the value of the sector to £325 million following a strong period of growth.

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

How to shoot 59 by golf history maker Oliver Fisher

Nov 23rd, 2018

On 21st September, 2018, Oliver Fisher did something that no golfer, in over 690,000 rounds on the European Tour had ever managed to do. He shot a 59 at The Portugal Masters. We made him a nice cap to celebrate...

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon appointed by Australia's Cape Wickham Golf Links

Nov 19th, 2018

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, has announce its International Division’s latest partnership with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination.

Mallorcan resort gets €6m Nous look

Mallorcan resort gets €6m Nous look

Nov 16th, 2018

The popular, luxurious four-star Lindner Golf & Wellness Resort Portals Nous, in Mallorca, is to undergo a €6m renovation and expansion during the winter, ahead of the 2019 holiday season.

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Golf's new superstar Champ gets rookie win

Oct 31st, 2018

There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Nelly Korda gets maiden LPGA win in Taiwan

Oct 29th, 2018

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.

Reds, whites and green...by glass and grass

Reds, whites and green...by glass and grass

Oct 25th, 2018

Golfers have often enjoyed a glass of wine after a round - and, now, one of Spain's oldest golf clubs is able to offer visitors a chance to experience one of the country's oldest wine regions with a special package offering reds, whites … and greens.

Alcanada energised by new solar technology

Alcanada energised by new solar technology

Oct 11th, 2018

Club de Golf Alcanada is basking in the glow of a new solar-powered link-up with one of the world’s leading environmental technology companies, DAS Energy GmbH.

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Another spectator injured by Ryder Cup star at Dunhill Links

Oct 5th, 2018

Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

The Koepka & Johnson saga gets ever more complicated

Oct 3rd, 2018

Blimey, this thing just won't go away. Now – despite Koepka refuting there was an altercation between him and DJ, it's alleged that the two also had to be separated on the plane over to Paris a week earlier. Jim Furyk was embarrassed, and now we are hearing that the WAGS were involved...

Tiger Woods leads by three

Tiger Woods leads by three

Sep 23rd, 2018

Tiger Woods has taken a three shot lead from Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy on moving day at the Tour Championship, and who would now bet against him finishing his dinner?

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Aug 20th, 2018

Brandt Snedeker claimed a three-shot victory over Taiwan’s C.T. Pan at the Wyndham, a victory all the more remarkable because he was carrying an injury.

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Jul 24th, 2018

Major winners Darren Clarke and Michael Campbell will be leading teams of golf-playing rugby legends representing the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in a two-day matchplay contest at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England later this month (28 & 29 July).

Ian Poulter branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Ian Poulter branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Jul 16th, 2018

Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.

David Beckham targets golf course

David Beckham targets golf course

Jul 8th, 2018

David Beckham will appear before the Miami city commission next week as seeks to secure a location for his Major League Soccer franchise. 

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

Jul 1st, 2018

Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.  

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Jun 20th, 2018

Plans for a world class golf course which will give a major economic stimulus to the north of Scotland have been given the go-ahead after councillors reiterated their overwhelming support for the project today.

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Jun 1st, 2018

A plethora of household names from the world of rugby will compete for a prize fund and global bragging rights in their second chosen sport at the Icons of Rugby Golf Tournament being held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England in July (28 & 29).

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Mar 27th, 2018

The Masters inspires people in different ways. According to an article by Meg Mirshak of the Augusta Chronicle, a Georgia man has followed his twin passions for golf and architecture and has built a Masters leaderboard out of Lego.

Team Mizuno's 2018 gets better and better

Team Mizuno's 2018 gets better and better

Feb 26th, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with a ‘Team Mizuno’ one-two for Eddie Pepperell and Oliver Fisher in the Qatar Masters the latest in a long series of successes out on the world’s major professional golf tours.

Eddie Pepperell gets first European Tour win in Qatar

Eddie Pepperell gets first European Tour win in Qatar

Feb 25th, 2018

Eddie Pepperell held off the challenge of Oliver Fisher to win his first European Tour title at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. His celebration was proper old-school, hurling his cap into the air and throwing his ball into the crowd. He also handed his glove to a fan and, at one point, looked like he was going to take his shirt off and give that away too.

Jordan Spieth elected BY PGA

Jordan Spieth elected BY PGA

Feb 17th, 2018

Jordan Spieth has been elected chairman of the PGA Tour’s Player Advisory Council, despite Billy Hurley III’s brilliant attack ad.