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Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Feb 10th, 2017

Tiger Woods has announced that due to ongoing back spasms, similar to what he experienced in Dubai, he will be unable to compete in the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic.

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

Mar 26th, 2019

Great to deliver a winner again for GolfPunk readers; nervy stuff but Paul Casey held on to win at 26/1 at last week’s Valspar Championship!!

European and Asian Tours to sanction 25th Volvo China Open

European and Asian Tours to sanction 25th Volvo China Open

Mar 21st, 2019

The 25th anniversary edition of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open will once again be tri-sanctioned by the China Golf Association and the European and Asian Tours when the tournament is staged at The Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen from May 2-5.v

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

Mar 21st, 2019

The first four Professional Golfers’ Association, We Love Golf events for 2019, have been hailed as a huge success after 135 women and girls braved the wind and rain to take part in four golf taster events held across the Great Britain & Ireland.

Golf Gambling Games Your Squad Should Be Playing Now

Golf Gambling Games Your Squad Should Be Playing Now

Mar 16th, 2019

Whether you are cashing in $2 skins for Nassau team junk, two down presses or any other expensive or complicated golf game, playing golf is always a bit more interesting when there’s cash involved.

 The Best Golf Gambling Stories

The Best Golf Gambling Stories

Mar 7th, 2019

We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.

First PGA win for Keith Mitchell

First PGA win for Keith Mitchell

Mar 5th, 2019

The 2019 Honda Classic proved to be an early season highlight for Mizuno – with winner Keith Mitchell just one of four players using Mizuno irons to hold a share of the lead on the final day.

Matteo Manassaro & Marcel Siem are all-aboard

Matteo Manassaro & Marcel Siem are all-aboard

Feb 27th, 2019

Ahead of the Sultanate’s biggest sporting event, the Oman Open, European Tour player’s Matteo Manassero and Marcel Siem competed head-to-head in a golf challenge with a difference at host venue Al Mouj Golf.

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. 

Navarino's season opener is a corker

Navarino's season opener is a corker

Feb 27th, 2019

The successful third annual Messinia ProAm, featuring competitors from 20 countries, saw a victory for Italy, while Hollywood actor Bill Murray and England's Rugby World Cup winner Mike Tindall added to the event's appeal.

Gleneagles announces celebratory 4-ball green fee

Gleneagles announces celebratory 4-ball green fee

Feb 26th, 2019

Gleneagles, the world-famous Scottish hotel and sporting estate, is giving all golfers the chance to celebrate its hosting of The Solheim Cup, September 9-15, with the launch of a special four-ball green fee that runs until the end of April, 2019.

What's in Dustin Johnson's WGC winning bag?

What's in Dustin Johnson's WGC winning bag?

Feb 25th, 2019

Johnson's 21st career victory is the second global win for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s ground-breaking Speed Injected Twist Face technology; with the victory, Johnson joins stablemate Tiger Woods as the only players to win a WGC event 3 times.

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

Feb 21st, 2019

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational, a Ladies European Tour event sponsored by La Reserva de Sotogrande and organized by Deporte & Business that will be played from 16 to 19 May, will mark the first of three visits to Spain for the LET in 2019.

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Arnold Palmer's legacy to be bought to life at Bay Hill

Feb 20th, 2019

Golf fans visiting this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. will have a special opportunity to immerse themselves in the life and experiences of the tournament’s iconic namesake in the Arnold Palmer Experience, a series of interactive experiences designed to celebrate the life of Mr Palmer.

Liang clinches Volvo China Open qualifying place

Liang clinches Volvo China Open qualifying place

Feb 20th, 2019

Guangdong’s Liang En Qi will line up alongside many of the world’s best golfers at the 2019 Volvo China Open after winning the tournament’s Amateur Qualifying Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in Haikou, Hainan Province.

Canterbury Golf Club gears up for 2020 Open

Canterbury Golf Club gears up for 2020 Open

Feb 19th, 2019

Canterbury Golf Club is gearing up for the staging of The Open Championship in July 2020 at nearby Royal St George’s by linking up with fellow Kent golf clubs in Visit Kent’s Golf in Kent Partnership.

How experimenting with new formats

How experimenting with new formats

Feb 19th, 2019

The $9 million one-on-one golf event, contested between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods over Thanksgiving Weekend in Las Vegas, was criticized from some quarters for being a vulgar spectacle.

Volvo China Open makes Shenzhen return

Volvo China Open makes Shenzhen return

Feb 16th, 2019

The Shenzhen Genzon Golf Club will be the venue for the 25th staging of the Volvo China Open when China's National Open Golf Championship returns to the city from May 2-5, 2019.

SkyCaddie walks ahead of Tour events in 2019

SkyCaddie walks ahead of Tour events in 2019

Feb 15th, 2019

With the new SX500 growing in popularity among tour players, SkyCaddie’s top mapper is heading to this season’s Staysure Tour venues in Europe to ensure that all course measurements are up to date.

G/Fore Ambassador Phil Mickelson puts on Pebble Beach masterclass

G/Fore Ambassador Phil Mickelson puts on Pebble Beach masterclass

Feb 13th, 2019

Luxury lifestyle brand, G/FORE stepped into the winner’s circle again on Monday at the PGA Tour’s AT&T Pebble Beach Invitational, with brand ambassador Phil Mickelson putting on one of his masterclass performances to claim his fifth title and 44th PGA Tour victory.

Argentario’s Popular Spring ProAm is back

Argentario’s Popular Spring ProAm is back

Feb 12th, 2019

 Argentario Golf Resort & Spa’s popular Spring ProAm which regularly attracts visitors from all over the world will this year take place on May 18 & 19 at one of Tuscany’s top golf resorts in the Maremma region of Italy.

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Qualification fund benefits young Scottish Golfers

Feb 8th, 2019

Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.

Ian Woosnam OBE announced as host

Ian Woosnam OBE announced as host

Feb 6th, 2019

Ian Woosnam, winner of the 1991 Masters and Ryder Cup winning Captain in 2006, has been named as official event host for the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship which will take place between 20–23 June at Trevose Golf & Country Club near Padstow in Cornwall.

Dramatic 60-sec Zen Green Stage video

Dramatic 60-sec Zen Green Stage video

Feb 5th, 2019

A dramatic new 60-second promotional video for Zen Green Stage demonstrates the exciting progress made in 2018 by the Sheffield-based Zen team.  

Dustin Johnson wins Saudi International

Dustin Johnson wins Saudi International

Feb 4th, 2019

World #3 Dustin Johnson used his prodigious length off the tee combined with TaylorMade's new Speed Injected Twist Face™ technology to win the Saudi International by 2 shots from fellow Team TaylorMade athlete Haotong Li.

Rickie Fowler What's in the Bag

Rickie Fowler What's in the Bag

Feb 4th, 2019

As millions geared up to watch the “Big Game” on Sunday, they were treated to an exciting Sunday finish at the Waste Management Phoenix Open as COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Rickie Fowler worked to hold on to his 54-hole lead and capture his sixth career victory.

Saudi Arabia harnesses the power of golf

Saudi Arabia harnesses the power of golf

Feb 3rd, 2019

During the week of Saudi Arabia’s inaugural European Tour event, the Saudi International, the Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation (SGF), has announced a golf development programme which looks set to transform the golfing landscape in the Kingdom.

 Golf in Abu Dhabi Produces a January to Remember

Golf in Abu Dhabi Produces a January to Remember

Feb 1st, 2019

Abu Dhabi was once again at the centre of the golfing world this January; as all eyes turned to the Middle East to watch some of the top golfers in the world descend onto some of the best-conditioned courses on the circuit.

Raise your game in the new Spieth 3

Raise your game in the new Spieth 3

Jan 31st, 2019

Golf is a sport driven by the feet. Walking from shot to shot, every step bringing you closer to the hole. Every element of your shot – the traction, the torque, the power and the precision – comes from the ground up, and few know this better than 3-time Major Champion Jordan Spieth. 

The world's highest paid golfers in 2018

The world's highest paid golfers in 2018

Jan 31st, 2019

In today’s era, not every sports fan out there would associate golf players as being one of the most handsomely paid on the circuit. In fact, it’s only since Tiger Woods made golf his own that earnings and endorsements have sky-rocketed to a level that makes it all the more envious.

Justin Rose reinforces No 1 status with new Honma clubs

Justin Rose reinforces No 1 status with new Honma clubs

Jan 29th, 2019

Justin Rose reinforced his status as the world’s leading golfer and saw his own Tour statistics rise in winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday with a majestic performance using HONMA TWorld 747 driver, irons and wedges for only the second time in competition.

Future Stars Embark on ‘Journey to Jordan’

Future Stars Embark on ‘Journey to Jordan’

Jan 29th, 2019

Ayla Golf Club is finalising preparations to stage three consecutive events on the MENA Tour calendar, kick-starting what will be an action-packed season for the spectacular Red Sea venue.

Li Haotong drops €100,000 in new rule controversy

Li Haotong drops €100,000 in new rule controversy

Jan 28th, 2019

We may still only be in January, but there has already been a major rules incident, which in this case has left Haotong Li €100,000 out of pocket. HIs fellow tour players have come out in condemnation.

Monty's Python

Monty's Python

Jan 26th, 2019

The European Tour's Content Committee has already been busy at work. Here's Colin Montomery's #Montyspython.

Solheim stars unveil Tartan

Solheim stars unveil Tartan

Jan 22nd, 2019

Solheim Cup stars Danielle Kang and Madelene Sagstrom have unveiled a specially commissioned tartan design to celebrate The 2019 Solheim Cup returning to Scotland in September 2019.

New era for GolfSixes

New era for GolfSixes

Jan 22nd, 2019

The European Tour’s innovative GolfSixes event will enter a new era in 2019 when it moves to continental Europe for the first time, with the Municipality of Cascais and the spectacular Oitavos Dunes in Portugal set to host GolfSixes Cascais from June 7-8.

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.

Farleigh on parade for PGA National Service

Farleigh on parade for PGA National Service

Jan 22nd, 2019

Farleigh Golf Club has cemented its standing as a prime venue for professional tournaments after its selection as host of the PGA Fourball Championship for both 2019 and 2020.

The European Tour presents the Content Committee

The European Tour presents the Content Committee

Jan 19th, 2019

Tired of being asked to take part in ‘viral’ videos by ‘media types’, five European Tour stars decided to take matters into their own hands and assemble The Content Committee.

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Fleming Golf Tips: The Desert Dubai Classic

Jan 16th, 2019

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.

Wilson Golf confirms European Tour line up

Wilson Golf confirms European Tour line up

Jan 16th, 2019

Following the signing of American star Gary Woodland to its Tour Advisory Staff last week, Wilson Golf has confirmed its line-up for the 2019 European Tour, mixing young and upcoming talent with established Tour winners and Major champions.

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.

Abu Dhabi Golf Club primed to host

Abu Dhabi Golf Club primed to host

Jan 14th, 2019

Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s fairways will be graced with some of the world’s best golfers this week as they compete to be crowned champion at the ‘Home of Champions’.

Why Jason Dufner is a DUDE

Why Jason Dufner is a DUDE

Jan 11th, 2019

Jason Dufner may have been without a hat sponsor in 2018, but he’s now become a DUDE for 2019.

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection to host

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection to host

Jan 9th, 2019

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has announced that it will be hosting the 21st edition of the Dom Pedro International Golf Classic from 12th to 19th January 2019.

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Fleming Golf Tips: The Sony Open

Jan 9th, 2019

Great to start the year with a winner in Hawaii with our 2 point selection Xander Schauffele winning at 25/1 from our other selection Gary Woodland at 29/1 by 1 shot having equalled the course record in the final round!!! A profit of 42 points. 

Justin Rose regains World No 1 ranking

Justin Rose regains World No 1 ranking

Jan 9th, 2019

Justin Rose has reclaimed the world No. 1 spot, even though he did not play at the Tournament of Champions last week in Hawaii, which was won by Xander Schauffle.

How Ian Poulter made up for missing

How Ian Poulter made up for missing

Jan 9th, 2019

When Ian Poulter realised that he was not going to make the Tour’s minimum event requirement, after winning last year’s Houston Open, he got his thinking boots on.

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.

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Jan 5th, 2019

Titleist will continue to build its long association with the world’s best players through their sponsorship of  Sky Sports Golf’s coverage of the 2019 PGA Tour and World Golf Championships (WGCs).

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Jan 4th, 2019

Patrick Reed has confirmed his plans for the Masters dinner he will be hosting, following his maiden Major victory at Augusta National last year.

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Jan 3rd, 2019

  Wilson Golf has announced that Gary Woodland has signed a multi-year deal to join its Advisory Staff. The addition of Woodland, who is currently ranked in the top 40 worldwide, brings his considerable experience and genuine passion for the game to the Wilson Advisory Staff.

Fleming Golf Tips: Sentry Tournament of Champions

Fleming Golf Tips: Sentry Tournament of Champions

Jan 1st, 2019

Happy New Year to all GolfPunk followers. Just the one event this week in Hawaii, it’s a small but select field in which I do fear the two favourites, DustinJohnson and Jon Rahm the biggest hitters in the field but with wind forecast I think and hope there is value to be had elsewhere??? 9 points risked.

5 players to watch closely in 2019

5 players to watch closely in 2019

Dec 29th, 2018

The 2019 PGA Tour promises to be one of the most exciting ones in recent history. With players like Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose leading the way, the Tour is star-packed from top to bottom. But, besides the big names, there are also several players you should keep your eye one this year. 

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Lumine ready to welcome Amateur and Professional players

Dec 21st, 2018

One of Europe’s most popular golf and leisure destinations, Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, is kicking off the new year in Spain by inviting PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from across Europe for two exciting tournaments.

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Els Club Dubai set for exciting new changes

Dec 20th, 2018

The Els Club Dubai, one of Troon International Division’s marquee destinations, is set to further bolster its already impressive offering following three exciting new announcements.

La Cala Resort provides stunning stage

La Cala Resort provides stunning stage

Dec 19th, 2018

For a seventh year running, the renowned La Cala Resort played host to some of the rising stars of world golf in December’s Alps Tour Qualifying School. 

Francesco Molinari wins

Francesco Molinari wins

Dec 17th, 2018

Francesco Molinari has won the World Sport Star of the Year at the BBC's Sports Personality show, and deservedly so after a remarkable 2018 season.

Mental Lessons from Tiger Woods

Mental Lessons from Tiger Woods

Dec 14th, 2018

There are some athletes who seem to transcend their sport and become names so big that even people who have little interest in their respective sports know who they are.

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

Fourteen-Year-Old Kuang Clinches Place

Dec 13th, 2018

Fourteen-year-old Kuang Yang clinched his place in the 2019 Volvo China Open by winning the Volvo China Junior Match Play Championship at Southern Wood Golf & Country Club in Fujian on Wednesday.    

Discovery strikes agreement with European Tour

Discovery strikes agreement with European Tour

Dec 13th, 2018

Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world. 

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection Celebrates

Dom Pedro Hotel & Golf Collection Celebrates

Dec 13th, 2018

During the last week of November, players congregated in Vilamoura for the 31st edition of the pre-eminent Grande Troféu de Vilamoura over the weekend, where Jamie Lindsay Mann emerged victorious after three thrilling rounds of golf.

International field flocks to Kent coastline

International field flocks to Kent coastline

Dec 8th, 2018

Golfers from across Europe descended on Prince’s, Royal St. George’s and Royal Cinque Ports last month to battle it out in the Championship Links Team Challenge.

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.