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VPAR on the hunt for £1 million funding

VPAR on the hunt for £1 million funding

Feb 12th, 2017

VPAR "brings the passion of the professional game to an amateur golfer irrespective of Handicap" and now they are looking to raise £1 million to take them to the next level.

Round of a Lifetime

Round of a Lifetime

Oct 15th, 2019

We love Carnoustie. It’s probably one of the bestest courses in the UK, forget that the World! So, what better venue for a ‘Round of a Lifetime’ for one Edward Johnson from Massachusetts, U S of A.

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

This time next year we need to be millionaires!

Jul 20th, 2019

As we sit and watch the various trials and tribulations of the players at the 148th Open, something pops up and immediately the whole team at GolfPunk are in total agreement, an event which I can assure you is as rare as rocking horse poop.  The chance to own a luxury residence at the Hamilton Grand one of the most iconic buildings located virtually on top of the 18th hole of the Old Course at St. Andrews and in time for the 150th Open in 2021.  The very definition of lovely stuff!

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Million Dollar Hole in One final

Sep 12th, 2017

Former soldier Rob Hansen was just six feet away from winning On Course Foundation (OCF) a whopping $1million after taking part in last week’s Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO), in partnership with American Golf.

PXG to donate up to $1 Million

PXG to donate up to $1 Million

Sep 8th, 2017

With Houston and Texas in full on recovery mode following Hurricane Harvey, PXG have pledged that they will match donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 million in support of Team Rubicon’s disaster relief efforts. 

Three golfers go for Million Dollar Glory

Three golfers go for Million Dollar Glory

Sep 5th, 2017

Three lucky golfers are set to go head–to–head in pursuit of Million Dollar Hole In One’s $1million in the stunning mountain setting of the Golf & Spa Grand Tirolia Kitzbühel, Austria next week.

Closed Lancashire GC becomes dumping ground

Closed Lancashire GC becomes dumping ground

Mar 21st, 2017

A Lancashire golf club that closed down last year has now become a dumping ground in which waste is higher than the roof of the former clubhouse, and not a footgolf course as intended.

Stewart Golf buy £1 million factory

Stewart Golf buy £1 million factory

Mar 7th, 2017

Premium trolley manufacturer Stewart Golf has announced the purchase of a brand–new £1m, 10,500sq ft factory in Gloucestershire. Good work!   

Sports Marketing Survey reveal Q4 golf rounds

Sports Marketing Survey reveal Q4 golf rounds

Feb 17th, 2017

SMS INC. have confirmed that the average number of rounds of golf played across the England, Wales and Scotland during the final quarter of 2016 is up 10% on the 4th quarter 2015.

Watch Tiger's first round at Torrey Pines

Watch Tiger's first round at Torrey Pines

Jan 29th, 2017

Here's a video which shows every single shot Tiger hit in this opening round at the Farmers Insurance at Torrey Pines. So if you need your Tiger fix, here it is.

Back in red – Tiger's final round at the Hero

Back in red – Tiger's final round at the Hero

Dec 5th, 2016

Well, we’ve really seen it all from Tiger in this his first tournament of 15 months. It certainly has not been boring –far from it! Here’s how he got on in his final round. It's good to see him Back in Red.

Britney Spears Buys $7.4million House With Golf Course

Britney Spears Buys $7.4million House With Golf Course

Jul 27th, 2016

Blimey, they're all it it: First Taylor Swift clobbers a superfan with a 56 degree wedge, then Justin Bieber shows his questionable golfing prowess on a public course and now Britney has finally come to her senses and joined the great golf movement. 

Oulton Hall gets £1 million make over

Oulton Hall gets £1 million make over

Feb 8th, 2016

Oulton Hall, one of the top golf resorts in the north of England, is to receive an investment of more than £1m to meet the modern needs of its guests.

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Dustin turns down $2.5 million

Jan 24th, 2016

It has been reported by #Thesecrettourpro that Dustin Johnson has turned down $2.5 million to play in the Dubai Desert Classic. And the reason?

Jordan ends round in a six ball

Jordan ends round in a six ball

Jan 23rd, 2016

Jordan Spieth featured in a six-ball on his last hole at the Abu Dhabi Championship, as he became one of the few golfers to finish a fog-interrupted third round.

The Open gives Scotland £140 million boost

The Open gives Scotland £140 million boost

Jan 18th, 2016

Research out today has revealed that The Open Championship gave Scotland a £140million economic boost last year, a record amount for a golfing tournament in the UK.

Rory's Final Round of 2015

Rory's Final Round of 2015

Nov 30th, 2015

This is a great little video that the European Tour has put together. You can watch Rory's final round of the year at the DP World Tour Championship in just ten minutes flat.

Lake ball diver nets $15million

Lake ball diver nets $15million

Oct 28th, 2015

Fair play to them, lake ball divers have to deal – not only with murky waters and stinky fish – but also dodge sunken golf carts, dead bird skulls, alligators and – occasionally – dead bodies in pursuit of diving for lake balls. Glenn Berger has turned it into an entrepreneurial art form. 

Frys.com Open Round Two Leaderboard

Frys.com Open Round Two Leaderboard

Oct 17th, 2015

Wilcox fires 67 to close to within one shot of leader Brendan Steele. Justin Rose is at -8, three back, while Rory McIlroy shot a 71 to remain six shots off the lead heading into moving day.

QUICKEN LOAN NATIONAL DAY 3 ROUND UP

QUICKEN LOAN NATIONAL DAY 3 ROUND UP

Aug 1st, 2015

So we all got a little carried away didn’t we as today we saw Tiger in full reverse gear, dropping 3 shots to end the day at 5 under, tied 42nd. 

Host Lawrie through to second round

Host Lawrie through to second round

Jul 31st, 2015

Tournament host Paul Lawrie got off to a great start at the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay by defeating Romain Wattel from France 5&4 and proving he’ll be a fierce contender on home turf.

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

Apr 12th, 2019

The Golf Scientist, Bryson DeChambeau, and one half of golf's Odd Couple, Brooks Koepka, lit up day one of the Masters with rounds of 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Phil Mickelson.

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Mar 1st, 2019

Whether you walk the course on weekends or play professionally on the PGA Tour, golfers of all levels know the importance of comfort; they spend more consistent time in their shoes than athletes in any other sport

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

American Golf customers raise over £11,500

Feb 15th, 2019

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.

Sirene Belek hotel given £2 million new look for 2019

Sirene Belek hotel given £2 million new look for 2019

Jan 14th, 2019

Golfers and families will have even more to look forward to when staying at the five-star Sirene Belek Hotel from 2019 with the luxury Turkish venue undergoing a major €2million refurbishment this winter.

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

£18,887 raised for homeless charity

Dec 20th, 2018

S&G Response has handed over a cheque to the founder of the Street Support Network, a Charity dedicated to providing year-round resources for people experiencing homelessness in Greater Manchester. The funds were raised through their One Million Yards golfing challenge.  

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Madeira highlighted as perfect year round golf destination

Dec 10th, 2018

Discover Madeira, the consumer-facing brand of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, has launched a three-year marketing campaign designed to highlight the beautiful award-winning archipelago's growing reputation as an all-year-round golf destination.

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.

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Sir Nick Faldo breaks ground

Nov 30th, 2018

Six-time Major Champion, Sir Nick Faldo, was the guest of honour as ground was broken on a new Sir Nick Faldo Signature design on the site of Rumanza Golf Course, Multan, the soon-to-be home of Pakistan’s first championship layout.  

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.

A round of golf at Adare Manor

A round of golf at Adare Manor

Sep 13th, 2018

What do paragliding to your hotel in Oman, having breakfast in the shadows of Mount Everest and a round of golf at Adare Manor have in common? They are all considered some of the world’s most unforgettable experiences.

Win a round of golf with Paige Spiranac

Win a round of golf with Paige Spiranac

Sep 8th, 2018

Paige Spiranac has partnered up with Myrtle Beach to offer you the chance to win a stay and play (with Paige) prize. Check out Paige's Instagram post here.

 One Million Yards in 24Hrs with 8,000 Balls

One Million Yards in 24Hrs with 8,000 Balls

May 31st, 2018

A team of amateur golfers from S&G Response, based in Wilmslow, are taking on the ultimate golf challenge and attempting to collectively drive golf balls a total of one million yards in just 24 hours.

Wentworth reveals £13 million clubhouse

Wentworth reveals £13 million clubhouse

May 23rd, 2018

The iconic Wentworth Club has opened the doors to its new luxury Clubhouse, the result of a significant £13m investment by the Club’s owners, Reignwood Group, over the past 12 months.

 MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

May 1st, 2018

With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Edinburgh Golfer Scott's timing is one in a million

Apr 17th, 2018

Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

£15,000 for Arnold Palmer's Masters shoes

Mar 27th, 2018

If you can overcome the slightly weird 'why would I want to buy someone else's shoes?' dilemma, and if you can afford it, you can buy the shoes that Arnie wore to win the 1958 Masters... Three careful owners...

The new shot heard around the world

The new shot heard around the world

Jan 9th, 2018

The new shot that was heard around the world. How DJ rewrote history with his amazing drive at the 433 yard Par 4 12th. Watch it here.

Check out Tiger's pre-round practice routine

Check out Tiger's pre-round practice routine

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been reviewing the best read articles of 2017 and when it came to instruction, this piece on Tiger's pre-game warm up routine floated a lot of boats. Enjoy it again here. As pre-round warm up routines go, it doesn't get any more thorough than this. Check out what he does, how often he does it, how he does it and you'll come to the same conclusion as us – this is how you win 14 majors...

How to win  £2 million mansion with its own golf course

How to win £2 million mansion with its own golf course

Dec 20th, 2017

A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3million mansion for £10.50 a ticket, and it will come complete with a Rolls-Royce, a fully stocked wine cellar, as well as a gardener and housekeeper. What's not to like?!

$1 million pay day for Jordan Spieth

$1 million pay day for Jordan Spieth

Nov 23rd, 2017

Jordan Spieth will be defending his Australian Open title this week, and will be enjoying a $1 million payday before he even tees off.

Leeds Golf Centre starts £9 million expansion process

Leeds Golf Centre starts £9 million expansion process

Nov 10th, 2017

Leeds Golf Centre has begun an application process to extend its existing facility into a multi-million-pound golf complex, complete with accommodation lodges, spa, fitness facilities and driving range expansion. 

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

How to win £11K from a £4 golf bet

Sep 19th, 2017

We’re going to have to have a word with the Golf Spiv, as he didn’t call this one. But it is not every day that you can turn a £4 bet into £11,488.

Round one to TaylorMade as PXG injunction halted

Round one to TaylorMade as PXG injunction halted

Sep 16th, 2017

It looks like it is round one to TaylorMade as PXG’s Bob Parsons attempt to prevent the sale of TM’s new P790 irons has been halted in a U.S. District Court in Arizona. But now Bob is suing 4 major US retailers. 

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Evian Championship – first round cancelled

Sep 14th, 2017

You have to feel for Jessica Korda and So Yeon Ryu who managed to get to -2 at the rain and wind battered Evian-Les-Bains in France, before the first round was cancelled.

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

$1 million shoot out comes to the Belfry

Sep 1st, 2017

Nine amateur golfers from across the UK are just one shot away from landing  $1million after they qualified for the hole–in–one challenge final, run in partnership by Million Dollar Hole In One and American Golf.

TaylorMade's myRoundPro now available

TaylorMade's myRoundPro now available

Aug 26th, 2017

TaylorMade have announced that its myRoundPro mobile application is now available for both IOS and Android in the UK, U.S., Canada, and Australian markets.

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Rory McIlroy's $10 million challenge

Aug 26th, 2017

Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.

PING Fined £1.45 million

PING Fined £1.45 million

Aug 24th, 2017

Ping Europe Limited has been fined £1.45 million for preventing UK retailers from selling its golf clubs online.