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Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

May 20th, 2019

How do you come back from blowing a seven shot lead in a major? Well, fortunately for Brooks Koepka it is a question that he will not have to answer. Staring down the barrel of the gun and the biggest collapse in golf major history, Koepka dug deep, held his nerve and took the title. 

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.

USPGA Returns to UK TV

USPGA Returns to UK TV

May 14th, 2019

After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Aug 13th, 2018

Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Aug 11th, 2018

Thunder and lightning halted play at Bellerive last night but not before big-hitting Gary Woodland set a new lowest 36-hole score at the US PGA Championship.

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

USPGA Quail Hollow 1st round tee times & pairings

USPGA Quail Hollow 1st round tee times & pairings

Aug 10th, 2017

They're under starter's orders and primed to give us a golf festival like no other. Ok, so they're actually still practicing but the tee times have been announced and we're as excited as a pig in a rucksack here at GP Towers...

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Aug 8th, 2017

After opening rounds of 65-65, Martin Kaymer went on to record a stunning eight shot victory at Pinehurst No. 2 in 2010. Two months earlier he'd won the Players at Sawgrass. Which meant he'd won on both Mothers' and Fathers' Days. Which was a bit selfish if you think about it.

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Jul 17th, 2017

According to a report in the Financial Times, Twitter is in talks to ‘screen’ the US PGA Championship in the UK, after Sky lost its exclusive broadcast rights to the event.

R&A and USPGA release driving distance review

R&A and USPGA release driving distance review

Feb 18th, 2017

The R&A and the USGA have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf. But no one's really buying into it.

R&A and USPGA eliminate ball moving penalty rule

R&A and USPGA eliminate ball moving penalty rule

Dec 9th, 2016

The R&A and the USGA have announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. And Dustin Johnson for one is delighted. 

USPGA Fantasy Challenge

USPGA Fantasy Challenge

Aug 11th, 2015

Pick your 10 players for the PGA at Whistling Straits. Get your pals to join the league and show em who's the boss!! Weekly and monthly prizes include two dozen Vice golf balls and a Golf Buddy GPS watch.  

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.

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.

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Jun 14th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.

USPGA - Mosquitos add to the challenge

USPGA - Mosquitos add to the challenge

Aug 12th, 2015

An added challenge to the players this week at Whistling Straits at the US PGA Championship, are the mosquitos, Tiger Woods told reporters on Tuesday.

USPGA - Bunker rulings

USPGA - Bunker rulings

Aug 12th, 2015

There are over 1,000 bunkers (did someone count them all) at the breathtaking Whistling Straits Golf course in Wisconsin. Sand everywhere. So, it’s important we have an understanding of the rules this week.

Koepka will make history

Koepka will make history

Jun 16th, 2019

I just placed a bet on the US Open. I got odds of just shy of 6/1 on one Mr Brooks Koepka. My heart is with Justin Rose and, if his amazing short game continues, he may well win but my head says that Koepka will come through to make history.

We are not worthy

We are not worthy

May 18th, 2019

Not since the heyday of Tiger Woods have we seen anything like this. Brooks Koepka is tearing apart one of the toughest courses on the major circuit and breaking records as he does so. The rest of the field are looking on in bewilderment and accepting that they are now playing for second.

Koepka on Fire

Koepka on Fire

May 17th, 2019

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.

Tiger Woods Exclusive Interview

Tiger Woods Exclusive Interview

May 15th, 2019

Excellent interview with Tiger Woods speaking to GOLFTV’s Lead Tour Correspondent, Henni Zuel about the upcoming 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. He discusses the course, his preparations and his playing partners for the first two days - Brooksie and Franny!

Tiger Woods Sued

Tiger Woods Sued

May 14th, 2019

As Tiger prepares for what could be the compelling second chapter of his come-back story he could have done without a lawsuit being slapped on him and his girlfriend in relation to death of an employee of his restaurant in Florida.

Wells Fargo International

Wells Fargo International

May 3rd, 2019

In his first outing since The Masters, Rory McIlroy carded an opening five under par 66 to share the lead of the Wells Fargo International from Quail Hollow. The Northern Irishman shares the lead with America’s Joel Dahmen, one of GolfPunk’s each-way tips for the event.

Zurich Classic Final

Zurich Classic Final

Apr 29th, 2019

The unlikely pairing of John Rahm of Spain and America’s Ryan Palmer saw off the challenge of Rahm’s countryman Segio Garcia and Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood to lift the Zurich Classic trophy. The pairing that came together after Palmer’s original partner Jordan Speith pulled out and Rahm’s would be partner, Wesley Bryan, was out with a shoulder injury.

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Mar 5th, 2019

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.

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Nov 7th, 2017

Three time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine' and treats us to ice creams, diet coke, table tennis and a trick shot spectacular...

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Louis Oosthuizen celebrates grand slam

Aug 14th, 2017

 Louis Oosthuizen completed his own personal grand slam yesterday at Quail Hollow, by coming second in all four Majors. And this is how he celebrated......

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Aug 11th, 2017

OK, so I always put money on Kevin Kisner to win every major. Don't ask me why. I just get the impression he might one day. So I always put money on him at the majors. Always. Except for this time. And naturally he is leading after day one... Anyway, I cheered myself up by watching these brilliant shots from last night.

Top 10 Rich Beem headlines

Top 10 Rich Beem headlines

Aug 9th, 2017

Here they are. The Top 10 Rich Beem headlines. Yes, we may have too much time on our hands...

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Sky Caddie welcome rules changes

Mar 3rd, 2017

SkyCaddie has issued a statement following this week’s announcement by the R&A and USGA that major changes are being proposed to the Rules Of Golf for 2019 onwards.

How the Pros have reacted

How the Pros have reacted

Mar 2nd, 2017

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have backed the changes to the rules of golf with Rory expressing the belief that the "revolutionary" modernisation and simplification could stop people turning away from the game.

Keeping it veal!

Keeping it veal!

Aug 2nd, 2016

Back in the day, Eddie Peperrell and Beef were on the same England amateur team. They hung out and went through quite a bit together. Here Eddie offers a rare insight into their world back then...

Driving distances up 1%

Driving distances up 1%

Jun 7th, 2016

The R&A and the USGA have released a piece of research that reports on important facts on driving distance in professional golf. And the big surprise is that driving has not grown massively - at all. Here are the findings.

Caddies lawsuit thrown out

Caddies lawsuit thrown out

Feb 15th, 2016

A class action group of 168 caddies filed a lawsuit last year against the USPGA. It claimed that they were effectively walking billboards, who were forced to wear bibs with sponsor logos without benefitting from any of the estimated $50 million a year in revenue. Hard lines, guys. So what was the decision?

Canada fights back

Canada fights back

Nov 25th, 2015

On Monday, the USGA announced a new provision that made rounds played alone no longer acceptable for handicap purposes. Golfers everywhere have been up in arms about this, and now Canada has come out against it.

Golf's New Big 3

Golf's New Big 3

Aug 19th, 2015

The stats don't lie. They are 1, 2 and 3 in the world rankings. They are all in their 20s. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are golf's new Big 3 and set to dominate the game for years..

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Ed's Letter PGA Week

Aug 11th, 2015

Ed's Letter PGA Week. Including Help The Gravy, Bunch Of Arse and the GP Jukebox