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Top 50 GolfPunks

Top 50 GolfPunks

Mar 3rd, 2017

Introducing the characters that inspired us to launch this magazine, and now website.

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

Jesper Parnevik wins on Champions Tour

May 9th, 2016

Jesper Parnevik won his first Champions Tour event last night at the Insperity Invitational, shooting a blistering last round 67 to win by four shots at Woodlands Country Club.  

Carding 202 when you play off 2.2

Carding 202 when you play off 2.2

Jul 20th, 2019

The GolfPunk team love the game of golf and are big supporters of the idea of improving the etiquette on the course and in general.  However, this week the big news running around social media was about the US amateur golfer that carded an impressively poor 194 for 18 holes and things got worse when the Florida State Golf Association confirmed it was actually a 131 over par 202!

Gmac Falls foul of 3-minute rule

Gmac Falls foul of 3-minute rule

Jul 19th, 2019

Ok time for a rerun of our GolfPunk rant. The three-minute rule is a good one and it is intended to speed up play like the other good rule change, putting with the pin in. I am sure most pros did not expect to suffer too much from the rule change but then they are not playing Royal Portrush every day.

We all love a drop zone

We all love a drop zone

Jul 17th, 2019

Every golfer loves a drop zone, except for the ones where you’ve just plonked it into the middle of that lake or alligator infested swamp! The pros in particular like it when there find themselves in or around a grandstand and they simply walk to a nicely mown little patch close by. Fast forward to Royal Portrush and the venue for the 2019 Open Championship.

History of the Claret Jug

History of the Claret Jug

Jul 16th, 2019

Each year the winner of The Open receives the famous claret jug which he must return before the following year’s event. But what is the history behind this iconic trophy?

Golf Joke of the week

Golf Joke of the week

Jul 9th, 2019

Derek The Donkey, GolfPunk's grumpy horse-envier once again delivers his 'Joke of the Week'. As you know he likes nothing better than a proper good laugh as long as it's at someone else's expense...

Mark your balls!

Mark your balls!

Jul 5th, 2019

I have played in a couple of competitions over the last few weeks and twice on the first tee my playing partner has announced they are playing a Titleist Pro VI number 1, no markings, no logos, nothing, just a fresh new pill straight out of the box.

Georgia Hall MBE

Georgia Hall MBE

Jun 8th, 2019

Fantastic news that British Open champion Georgia Hall has been awarded an MBE at the age of 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the letter and it’s such an amazing honour and very cool to have that after my name,” the Bournemouth golfer said.

Matt Wallace Punked

Matt Wallace Punked

May 27th, 2019

Matt Wallace is riding high, particularly after his strong performance at the USPGA at Bethpage Black. However, his pal and GolfPunk favourite, Eddie Pepperell,  decided to bring him down to ground in this hilarious European Tour video.

Top 5 Golf Movies

Top 5 Golf Movies

May 4th, 2019

Last night at our team get together we were discussing all things golf and one of the team asked what our Top 5 golf related movies were sparking heated debate until the boss put his foot down and decided what they were and also the order (which was perhaps even more hotly contested as you will see!).

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!  

Top 10 Worst Ever Golf Haircuts

Top 10 Worst Ever Golf Haircuts

Mar 20th, 2019

We've all had a bad haircut or three over the years, but the pictorial evidence is probably buried deep down in some box of memories only to be opened when suitably drunk. The PGA Tour pros don't have it so lucky...

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!

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Mar 16th, 2019

Long-driver and rising social media star James Wiltshire is looking to add further yards to his game after agreeing an ambassadorial role with Callaway, which includes a full club fitting for his new clubs and an apparel contract.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Mar 14th, 2019

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

How to choose the right golf ball for your game

How to choose the right golf ball for your game

Mar 14th, 2019

Introducing Belinda Whent, PGA professional and England amateur international. Belinda joins our GolfJunk Editor Daniel Owen in the golf-geekery department and will be bringing us her take on the latest equipment every issue.

Top 10 Strangest Golfing Injuries

Top 10 Strangest Golfing Injuries

Mar 4th, 2019

When Padraig Harrington took one on the elbow whilst giving an amateur a lesson, he thought his career was over. In very ludicrous fashion. Padraig, you are not alone. Check out these Top 10 bizarre golfer mishaps.

Callaway Epic Flash wins battle of the brands

Callaway Epic Flash wins battle of the brands

Feb 22nd, 2019

Across a week at the start of February, 934 American Golf customers took on the Battle of the Brands Driver test and found the Callaway Epic Flash to produce the biggest distance increase, with an average improvement of 8.3 yards.

Jordan Smith joins #TEAM CALLAWAY

Jordan Smith joins #TEAM CALLAWAY

Feb 7th, 2019

Englishman Jordan Smith, one of the rising young stars of European golf, has been confirmed as a Callaway Staff Professional, using a full bag of Callaway and Odyssey product, including Chrome Soft X Golf Ball.

#TEAM Callaway welcomes Stephen Brown

#TEAM Callaway welcomes Stephen Brown

Feb 7th, 2019

Englishman Steven Brown has been announced as the newest Staff Professional to join #TeamCallaway, using a full bag of product, including Chrome Soft X Golf Ball.

Callaway Apparel introduce SWINGTECH

Callaway Apparel introduce SWINGTECH

Jan 29th, 2019

Callaway® Apparel has announced the launch of SWING TECH™ - technology that fuses athletic performance with classic fit and game-changing innovation.

Rickie Fowler to use TaylorMade TP5 ball

Rickie Fowler to use TaylorMade TP5 ball

Jan 22nd, 2019

TaylorMade Golf announced today that it has signed 4-time PGA TOUR winner and one of the most recognisable players in the game today, Rickie Fowler, to a multi-year contract to play TaylorMade’s flagship golf ball franchise, TP5x.

HONMA Golf launches a premium golf ball

HONMA Golf launches a premium golf ball

Jan 17th, 2019

HONMA Golf, the premium Japanese brand that recently signed world No.1 Justin Rose to use its clubs, is introducing a new golf ball to its extensive range next month.

Sung-Hyun Park adds TPX5 golf ball to equipment arsenal

Sung-Hyun Park adds TPX5 golf ball to equipment arsenal

Jan 15th, 2019

Team TaylorMade’s Sung-Hyun Park, whose remarkable play in 2018 elevated her to world #2 and who has five LPGA Tour victories including two major championships to her impressive career resume, has chosen to add distance, spin, control and all-around performance with the new 2019 TP5x golf ball.

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Access all areas at Padraig Harrington's house!

Jan 8th, 2019

2020 Ryder Cup Captain elect Padraig Harrington invited GolfPunk to go All Back To His with him where he treated us to a trick shot spectacular, showed us his man cave, took us on at pool & table tennis and let us hoist the Wanamaker Trophy and Claret Jugs!!!!

Callaway Golf announces new 2019 product line up

Callaway Golf announces new 2019 product line up

Jan 5th, 2019

Callaway Golf has officially announced its new 2019 product lineup. Top of mind for the Company’s innovative new equipment line include Epic Flash Woods, Apex Irons, Odyssey Stroke Lab Putters, and ERC Golf Balls.

Top 10 Golf Christmas presents

Top 10 Golf Christmas presents

Dec 19th, 2018

If you’re looking for last minute Christmas gifts for someone who loves their golf then look no further. Our friends over at Golfbidder.co.uk have some fantastic golf products suitable for family and loved ones that you’ve left till the very last minute, all for reasonable prices!  

BBC Shambles as Georgia Hall snubbed at SPOTY

BBC Shambles as Georgia Hall snubbed at SPOTY

Dec 18th, 2018

What a monumental Bunch Of Arse. Georgia Hall became the first British woman to win a major in 14 years and the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year cretins didn't even allow her to speak at the trumped-up awards ceremony on Sunday night.

It's The Mallorca Press Cup

It's The Mallorca Press Cup

Dec 2nd, 2018

It’s the Golf Brigadier here, and I am feeling properly nervous. I’m off to play in the Mallorca Press Cup, and my game is going to be under serious scrutiny from fellow members of the golfing fourth estate.

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Callaway pays $500million for Jack Wolfksin brand

Dec 1st, 2018

Callaway Golf announced Friday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Jack Wolfskin, an outdoors apparel, footwear and equipment brand based in Germany. Callaway will pay almost $500 million.

Mallorca’s Castillo Son Vida

Mallorca’s Castillo Son Vida

Nov 30th, 2018

In a new series, we will be writing about what we think to be the finest golf hotels in the world. OK, so it’s very subjective, but when we stay somewhere we absolutely love, then we are going to write about it, and first out of the traps is the wonderful Castillo Son Vida in Mallorca.

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

SkyCaddie SX500 yardages match laser, says PGA winner

Nov 29th, 2018

The SkyCaddie SX500, golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, claimed its latest professional victory this month in the hands of Five Lakes PGA pro Gary Carter and Club Captain Nigel Popper – the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 champions.

Titleist to offer festive free personalisation

Titleist to offer festive free personalisation

Nov 16th, 2018

With the festive-season fast approaching, Titleist is getting into the Christmas spirit by offering free personalisation on the #1 ball in golf. The initiative sees Titleist offer golfers the perfect Christmas gift, with the chance to add a custom Christmas greeting to the #1 ball in golf.

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.

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Titleist breaks more records for #1 ball in golf

Nov 13th, 2018

Titleist celebrated an incredible milestone for the Pro V1 golf ball at the Nedbank Golf Challenge this weekend, notching up its 3,000th win since the launch of the franchise in 2000 at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas.

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

Arnaus claims Challenge Tour Grand Final

Nov 7th, 2018

Adri Arnaus shot a final round 69 (-3) to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final in rhe Unitied Arab Emirates and secure his gradutation to the European Tour for the 2019 season.

Golf's Top 10 Horror Shots

Golf's Top 10 Horror Shots

Oct 31st, 2018

We love a Top Ten at GolfPunk and clearly so do you, our readers. Here is our definitive list of woeful wrecks...

The Top 10 Golfing Confessions Ever

The Top 10 Golfing Confessions Ever

Oct 26th, 2018

Someone clever once said: ‘Golf is a game in which you yell ‘Fore’, score six and write down five’. Mind you, he could have been wrong, as these 10 confessors comprehensively prove otherwise.

Official Guide to the Rules of Golf to be launched

Official Guide to the Rules of Golf to be launched

Oct 25th, 2018

Following seven years of consultations, on 1st January 2019 the governing bodies of the Rules of golf will implement the most comprehensive Rules changes seen in the game for 37 years. And on the 1st of November, Hamlyn Publishing will be launching 'The Offical Guide to the Rules of Golf R&A.'

Sergio Garcia and Callaway reign in Spain

Sergio Garcia and Callaway reign in Spain

Oct 23rd, 2018

A full line-up of Callaway and Odyssey products powered Sergio Garcia to become only the second player in European Tour history to win the same tournament three times in a row as he claimed victory at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation.

Business booming at World of Golf London

Business booming at World of Golf London

Oct 19th, 2018

World of Golf London, one of the busiest driving ranges in Europe with an average of 13 million balls hit each year, is enjoying a record period and has seen its business boosted by Ryder Cup fever following Europe’s victory in Paris.

Man arrested after $2,500.00 golf ball heist

Man arrested after $2,500.00 golf ball heist

Oct 16th, 2018

We all know golf balls are expensive, and there's nothing better than treating yourself to a sleeve of pristine TaylorMade TP5s. Only trouble is, three holes and £12 later you're scrambling around in that dark gravelly patch at the bottom of your golf bag looking for salvation in the form of a smiley Top Flite.

Get it in the hole for a prize of £1,000

Get it in the hole for a prize of £1,000

Sep 28th, 2018

For one week only, from 11th to 18th October, Topgolf is inviting you to try their extremely tricky #OneShotChallenge to win a great cash prize.

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

Langasque and Ballersteros are Romain Men

Sep 25th, 2018

Former British Amateur champion Romain Langasque emerged victorious in the Challenge Tour's inaugural Hopps Open de Provence, at Golf International Pont Royal, after a rollercoaster of a final round.

Introducing =Range Ball Golf=

Introducing =Range Ball Golf=

Sep 14th, 2018

We love innovation and new thinking in golf, and here’s a great story on a new company that is trying to push the envelope. Introducing =Range Ball =.

The Top 10 Weirdest Golf Swings

The Top 10 Weirdest Golf Swings

Sep 11th, 2018

From Miller Barber to Jim Furyk by way of Eamon Darcy and Natalie Gulbis. The weirdest golf swings ever. How do these guys get away with it???

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?

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Volvik XT ball teed up for World Long Drive Championship

Sep 4th, 2018

The Volvik VIVID XT golf ball will take centre stage at next week’s Volvik World Long Drive Championship in Oklahoma, when some of the biggest hitters will be looking to strike the ball distances of more than 400 yards.

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

Aug 31st, 2018

Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. Registration for the regional tournaments are open at topgolf.com/UKtour, with the UK leg of the tournament taking place at 6pm on 18th September at Topgolf Watford.

Golf's Top Ten hole in ones ever

Golf's Top Ten hole in ones ever

Aug 18th, 2018

It's been a record breaking year for holes in one on The European Tour so they have dug through the archives and found ten of the best aces for your further viewing pleasure.

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Srixon introduces the new soft feel golf ball

Aug 15th, 2018

SRIXON®  has announced the launch of the new Soft Feel golf ball. Available in Soft White™, Tour Yellow™ as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White™ and Passion Pink™. The new Soft Feels are available now.  

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Aug 14th, 2018

The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.   

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Aug 8th, 2018

Steve Staunton has won this year’s first Celeb-Am at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Staunton put in a stunning performance on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory with a score of +1 (35). He fought off competition from the likes of ex-Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore and former Strictly judge Len Goodman. 

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 5th, 2018

It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.

 Trio of cricket heroes to star

Trio of cricket heroes to star

Jul 28th, 2018

Swapping their cricket bats for golf clubs, Matthew Hoggard MBE, Ryan Sidebottom and Steve Harmison MBE are all heading to the Cromwell Course for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

American Golf and Callaway welcome golf's biggest hitters

Jul 27th, 2018

With six qualifiers hitting over 400 yards, record qualifying distances, thousands of returning American Golf long drivers and competitors from all over the world, the final of the American Golf U.K. Long Drive Championship is set to be the most competitive ever seen when American Golf and Callaway welcome the finalists to Chester Racecourse on August 2nd .

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Jul 21st, 2018

Titleist has continued its Major domination at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Links with the #1 ball in golf being trusted by more of the world’s best golfers than any other brand.

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Top 5 Courses to Never Stage The Open

Jul 17th, 2018

We’ve been asking for nominations for the best five courses never to host The Open Championship, and these beauties rose to the top.

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

Jul 5th, 2018

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

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.

Foul mouthed golf ad for Gen i1 ball

Foul mouthed golf ad for Gen i1 ball

Jun 22nd, 2018

The GEN i1 may look like an ordinary golf ball, but its actually packed full of technology, and according to its founder, Jason Koo, it has a “launch monitor” inside. It's also supported by an expletive loaded video.

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

Jun 12th, 2018

Shinnecock is clearly tough this year, but it doesn't look anything like as tough as it was for these – here it is, the Top 5 Hardest US Opens Of All Time...