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WGC World Matchplay golf betting tips

WGC World Matchplay golf betting tips

Mar 22nd, 2016

The Spiv is back with the inside track....The WGC World Match Play is one of my favourite events of the year. I love Match Play. The only problem is that there isn’t enough of it around on the Tour. This makes it difficult to place a bet. An out of form player with a strong competitive nature can easily win this one.

World Invitational Golf

World Invitational Golf

Aug 18th, 2019

Local favourite Stephanie Meadow will take a four shot lead into the final round of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational. The 27-year-old from Jordanstown, Northern Ireland shot a six under par 67 to sit on ten under for the event, four clear of England’s Eleanor Givens. In the men’s event, Damien Perrier of France and Todd Clement of England lead the field by a single shot following another long day with rain delays at Galgorm Castle.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

Aug 16th, 2019

Scotland’s Craig Ross and England’s Eleanor Givens are the first round leaders lead in the The ISPS HANDA World Invitational, both carding an impressive 6 under par. Ross shot an impressive birdie free round of 64 Massereene Golf Club while Givens had seven birdies and one solitary bogey in carding a 67 at Galgorm Castle Golf Club.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

Aug 16th, 2019

It has rather flown under the radar but yesterday the ISPS HANDA World Invitational event for both men and women teed of at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club. A first for golf in Europe as women will play alongside (sort of) the men and will play for the same money.

World’s fastest golfer

World’s fastest golfer

Jul 31st, 2019

How fast do you think you could play a par five hole? Well the world record stood at one minute and thirty three seconds when the European Tour decided to see if any of their boys could beat it. American Sean Crocker, Belgian Thomas Detry, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Italian Guido Migliozzi to take on the record for the ‘Fastest hole of hole of golf by an individual’.

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!!

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.

Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Mar 24th, 2018

Justin Thomas has beaten Si Woo Kim in an emphatic 6&5 victory to secure his quarterfinal place, and now faces Kyle Stanley in his quarter final. At the time of writing, he is three up through 12, and another step closer to taking the World No 1 position from Dustin Johnson, who crashed out in the first round.

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Long Drive World Series launch digi-mag

Dec 4th, 2017

The Long Drive World Series is launching an epic world tour in 2018: 10 events in 10 different countries pitting the biggest hitters on the planet against each other in a global kaboom-fest to determine who is number 1... and now there is a digital magazine to take us every step of the way...

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

Introducing: World Long Drive Champion Joe Miller

May 20th, 2017

Joe Miller puts himself through hell to get in the shape he needs to be to compete for the World Long Drive Championship.  We know, because we spent several days with him last year. This year he won the title. And here he is...

World Crazy Golf Championships

World Crazy Golf Championships

Apr 8th, 2017

Minigolf hopefuls worldwide are polishing off their putters for the 2017 World Crazy Golf Championships in June. The two-day minigolf extravaganza uniquely attracts complete novices and top international players, with a prize fund of £4,500 up for grabs.  

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Mar 27th, 2017

Dustin Johnson beat Jon Rahm in the World Match Play final to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships.

WGC Match Play Day 4

WGC Match Play Day 4

Mar 26th, 2017

Here are the winners and losers of the quarter finals of the WGC–Dell Match Play Championships. It's all shaping up nicely for the semi–finals......

New putting world record

New putting world record

Feb 24th, 2017

Australian YouTubers, How Ridiculous, managed to sink an incredible 120.6 metre (135.67 yard) putt, which is now the new Guinness World Record for the longest putt ever in a non–tournament. 

Brett Rumford wins inaugural World Super 6

Brett Rumford wins inaugural World Super 6

Feb 19th, 2017

Australian Brett Rumford beat Thai teenager Phachara Khongwatmai two and one in the six–hole matchplay final to win the inaugural World Super 6 title in Perth.

Long Drive World Series announced

Long Drive World Series announced

Feb 10th, 2017

This March the world’s biggest hitters will go head to head on golf’s most exciting new battleground:  The Long Drive World Series.  

Tiger goes low at the Hero World Challenge

Tiger goes low at the Hero World Challenge

Dec 2nd, 2016

The fat lady has clearly decided to take the rest of the week off, as Tiger shot a bogey free 65, with 7 birdies and no bogeys to move to six under at the Hero World Challenge.

Vikings charging at World Cup

Vikings charging at World Cup

Nov 26th, 2016

Denmark take a four shot lead into the final day at the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf after shooting a two under par 70 in the third round Foursomes.

Spain lead USA & China in Golf World Cup

Spain lead USA & China in Golf World Cup

Nov 24th, 2016

Chris Wood and Andy Sullivan are two strokes behind leaders Spain after the first round of the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. Russell Knox's 'zero to hero' experiment, however, seems doomed

Stars skipping World Cup of Golf

Stars skipping World Cup of Golf

Nov 5th, 2016

The phrase 'World Cup' has a certain cachet in the sports world. Outside of maybe the Summer Olympics, the football World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet. Now golf has tried to get in on the power of the 'World Cup' brand with the World Cup of Golf. But the stars aren't turning out.

2106 WGC–HSBC preview

2106 WGC–HSBC preview

Oct 25th, 2016

It may be season’s end, but there are still a few loose ends to be tied off before the PGA calendar rolls over to 2017. And there’s none bigger that the 2016 WGC–HSBC Champions at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai.

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Oct 14th, 2016

Sandy Lyle shot a final round of 71 to back up a three under par 67 to beat the defending champion, and Norfolk Club professional, Andrew Marshall.

Wonder Wall at the Paul Lawrie Matchplay

Wonder Wall at the Paul Lawrie Matchplay

Aug 7th, 2016

England’s Anthony Wall won his first European Tour title in more than 16 years by beating Alex Noren of Sweden 1 up in the final of the Paul Lawrie Match Play this afternoon. 

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Jun 9th, 2016

Shane Lowry has decided to defend his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title later this month. This will mean that he will miss out on what could be precious Ryder Cup points.

Finca Cortesin is latest World of Leading Golf Venue

Finca Cortesin is latest World of Leading Golf Venue

Apr 21st, 2016

The multi-award-winning, independent, five-star Finca Cortesin - one of Europe's leading golf resorts - has joined World of Leading Golf (WLG), the international organisation representing some of the world's best golf venues. 

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

UK is the hole-in-one capital of the world

Mar 25th, 2016

According to data compiled over three million rounds of golf by the GPS and scoring app, Hole19, the UK has achieved more hole-in-one’s than any other country.

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Mar 24th, 2016

After hobbling to victory over Graeme McDowell, Jason Day disappeared from the golf course at the WGC and is now a major doubt for the Masters which, if you weren't already getting excited, is two weeks away.

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

Mar 6th, 2016

Adam Scott and the Zimmer frame putter? It’s yesterday’s news. We have all moved on. This was a back-to-back win for Scott, who started with a very bad back nine, which would have destroyed a lesser player. 

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Mar 5th, 2016

Rory McIlroy lit it up last night, shooting a second round 65 at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Jumping up to second place, Rory is two shots back of an in form Adam Scott.

Rory McIlroy leads at the WGC Cadillac

Rory McIlroy leads at the WGC Cadillac

Mar 5th, 2016

Rory is back with the programme, and has burnt it up on day three at the WGC Cadillac on Donald Trump’s Blue Monster. And his putting is making the difference.

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

What is the oldest golf pub in the world?

Feb 7th, 2016

We got called out on Twitter the other day when we wrote about what we thought was the oldest golf pub in the world, and the fact that it was going to be closed down. So we've done some digging and now we think we know what the oldest golf pub in the world is.....  

World's Oldest Golf Club

World's Oldest Golf Club

Feb 6th, 2016

A Scottish golf course, which is reputedly the oldest in the world, could be closed this week, as part of council cuts.

World's Oldest Golf Pub

World's Oldest Golf Pub

Feb 4th, 2016

 Mrs Forman’s is the oldest golf pub in the world, but plans are afoot to demolish it and turn it into a garage. Have people no respect?!

World Record set for Golf Painting

World Record set for Golf Painting

Dec 10th, 2015

Royal Blackheath have secured the safety of their club by selling a painting for £700,000 at Bonhams. "The Portrait of Henry Callender”, is one of the earliest paintings to show a golfer.

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Who to back at the DP World Championship

Nov 17th, 2015

This is it, the big one. A European Number One will be crowned on Sunday as the top players on the European Tour play in the season finale. Rory McIlroy may be in pole position but the chasing pack are close...really close. It's all to play for. Here are GolfPunk's tips for the big one.  

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Nov 8th, 2015

Russell Knox’ed on the door and walked straight through to collect his first PGA, European, and WGC titles at the WGC-HSBC Champions. His 68 was enough to take a two shot victory over Kevin Kisner, while Danny Willett charged through the leaderboard with a 62 to really heat things up in the Race to Dubai standings.

Day 3 at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Day 3 at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 7th, 2015

It was a smashing Saturday in Shanghai as Jordan Spieth shot through the field with a blistering 63 at WGC-HSBC Champions. Nine birdies and no dropped shots has put Spieth just three shots off Kevin Kisner’s lead having started the day 10 shots back.

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 5th, 2015

It was a day of fireworks as Branden Grace took a one shot lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

Workie World Tour

Workie World Tour

Oct 9th, 2015

Last month he came in to make the tea and we sent him on safari. Why do we give him all the good jobs when we’re dehydrated and confused?... Anyway, 

SALTIRE ENERGY PAUL LAURIE MATCHPLAY DAY 4

SALTIRE ENERGY PAUL LAURIE MATCHPLAY DAY 4

Aug 2nd, 2015

Kiradech Aphibarnrat has beaten Mark Warren 3&2 to progress into the final against Robert Karlsson. Karlsson beat David Howell on the second play off hole at the Murcar Links to secure his place in the final, which kicks off at 2pm.

Michelle Wie eyes World Number 1 spot

Michelle Wie eyes World Number 1 spot

Feb 26th, 2019

Will Michelle Wie ever realise the great expectations placed at her golf shoes? Well, a rebuilt wrist and remodelled swing have her believing just that...

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.

Golf betting for Genesis and World Super 6

Golf betting for Genesis and World Super 6

Feb 13th, 2019

A unique event over in Australia this week: The first three rounds are stroke play but on Sunday the top 24 play knockout match play over 6 holes, with the top 8 getting a bye into second round of knockout. Over in USA we have the Genesis Open that boasts the best quality field so far this year!!!

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 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.

Belgian bombers  win the World Cup Of Golf

Belgian bombers win the World Cup Of Golf

Nov 26th, 2018

It really was Kaboom Town Central as Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf, valiantly holding off Mexico and hosts Australia in Melbourne.

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Why Bryson DeChambeau is destined for World No1

Nov 6th, 2018

As Bryson DeChambeau celebrates yet another win in an incredible 2018, my mind is cast back to April 2017 and The Houston Open. I was on the range watching Phil, Beef, and Rickie launching drives when I noticed a lone, almost forlorn figure over by the short game area.

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Tommy Fleetwood world exclusive interview

Sep 28th, 2018

We've been looking back at the best read articles from GolfPunk in the past year, and our exclusive interview with Tommy Fleetwood seemed to hit the mark with you. Here it is for you to enjoy again, or catch up with it if you missed it first time round. Wow. One simple word. Wow. And that’s all you need to sum up the last 18 months of Tommy Fleetwood’s career. So what has he done to make all this happen? 

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

The world's Top 10 Must-visit Golf Resorts

Sep 25th, 2018

Let’s check out some of the most authentic corners of paradise that have hosted true golf champions like Tiger Woods, and famous golf passionates like Barack Obama.

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Stoke Park is officially a Worldclass.Golf venue

Sep 10th, 2018

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, is the only English venue to be accepted into a new collection of ‘the world's premier golf destinations', which launches later this month.

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Sep 10th, 2018

Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.

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.

Look out world, Tiger Woods is back

Look out world, Tiger Woods is back

Aug 15th, 2018

Whatever happened to all the talk of 'The Big 4/5/6'? Two words. Tiger Woods. Actually, four words: Tiger Woods & Brooks Koepka. 

Do you want the Best Golf ‘Job’ in the World?

Do you want the Best Golf ‘Job’ in the World?

Jul 10th, 2018

Ever dreamt of a job where you just play golf?  You could be about to swing into that dream post. Visit Scotland are offering one lucky individual a golf job with a difference, albeit it’s not an official job and only temporary for two weeks but who cares right?!

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).