Mar 3rd, 2017
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
GP Editor's kids take the mic and bring it large at the lovely 11th at St Mellion. This truly is a Hole I'd Like To Frequent...
PXG have launched the 0311X links beating, wind cheating driving iron perfect for keeping the ball in play on those tough blowy days.
Check out the latest irons from PXG, the extra forgiving 0311XF.
No one had ever heard of golf in Shubham Jaglan's poor Indian village. Until, that is, the five-year-old Shubham happened upon a six iron one day and decided to take on the world. Six years later he won back-to-back junior titles in the US.
Following the understandable cancellation of the Open, the proposed new dates for the remaining three majors are known. The PGA Championship will take place between the 6th and 9th of August at TPC Harding Park, the U.S. Open remains at Winged Foot and has been moved back to the 18th to 21st September and the Masters, usually the first major of the year will now come last between 12th and 15th of November.
The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!
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.
Rory McIlroy has sold his Palm Beach Gardens home for $11.50 million, and taken a $250,00 hit on it.
The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2018 is set to take place this weekend, 21st – 23rd September, on the sunny Italian island of Sardinia in the fabled coastline of Costa Smeralda.
Beating, bitching and bullying. All in the name of healthy, loving parenting... Including: Phil Mickelson Snr; Davis Love II & BJ Wie
Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.
Dustin Johnson is in charge of the US Open, as he shot a three-under-par 67 to take a four shot lead, and is now the only player to be under par at the half way mark in what has been a gruelling first two days at Shinnecock Hills.
A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!
When it comes to the second major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘18 Collection.
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.
It's Scorchio Central right now. Time to get yourself some fancy new shorts and get out there baby!!!! Here are our Top 11 favourites for 2017
Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, and there are some great supergroups going out there.
The golf boffins over at PXG have been in the research laboratory again. And here they've come up with a rather stunning range of short game golf sabers, the PXG 0311T milled wedges, crafted for superior performance.
The stuff that's floated our boats and scrunched our undies this week...
Lamkin is celebrating the first Major of the golf season with the release of special edition Majors Z5 and SINK grips which echo the unmistakable green and yellow colour scheme of Augusta.
Hosting The 145th Open at Royal Troon delivered more than £110 million worth of benefit to Scotland, according to an independent study announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Charley Simpson, an 11-year old sports scholar at Rydal Penrhos, has just ten hours to complete a special challenge, which saw him play the best hole at 18 different courses along the North Wales coast.
With Nike pulling out of golf equipment, Rory Mcilroy is going to have to find some new clubs. Could this be his next driver?
I’d like to transport you back to the summer of 1904, and what a summer it was. My old mucker George Seymour Lyon was in fine foozling form down at the Glen Echo Country Club in St Louis.
“They look like a blade, they play like a cavity back, and they have a sweetspot the size of Texas.” That’s how Bob Parsons describes his PXG 0311 irons. But as great as they are, when you sign up a tour staff, they want clubs a little bit different to the rest of us.
Check this out. The inaugural round at Tiger's Bluejack National course. Tiger witnesses 11-year-old's Hole In One...
"Where do I see myself in the next five to 10 years? I am still playing golf at the highest level, winning tournaments and majors," Tiger wrote on his website.
Tiger talks cadidly about the game, having the cutest girlfriend in 6th grade, peaking at 11, and how Seve helped him with his short game.
It’s the Sunday driver, where we find you a driver that you may never have heard of but that won't stop it from being a rocket launcher. This week we take the PXG 0811, the first driver from the super ambitious golf equipment startup.
George takes on the devilish 11th on the Old Course at Vilamoura. We're not sure what's more hellish though, the hole or that top knot he's got going on?
For the first time since 1955 there will be no live coverage of any golf on the BBC in 2020. The BBC has lost their rights to show any live coverage of the Augusta event which means that the UK pay TV Channel Sky is now the only place to watch live coverage of the majors. This is the end game for millions of golf fans who have seen the free to air coverage of their favourite sport fade and die in the hands of the BBC over the past decade.
GolfPunk takes a look back at some of the trend setters on the course over the years and gets the expert opion of Stephen Doig Men's Style Editor and Assistant Luxury Editor, The Telegraph as to 'Who wore it better'. The third bout in our series of matches the legandary Walter Hagan and the young Justin Thomas in the battle as to who passed off playing in a tie best.
GolfPunk looks back to 1994 – a time when a humble journalist from London could actually get Tiger Woods on the phone at his house and get his mum to haul him out of the shower to speak to you...
After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major.
This week sees the first women’s golf major of the year at the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hill Country Club, Rancho Mirage. But how are Britain’s leading contenders shaping up?
The Merseyside coastline houses the most prestigious dynasty of links courses in England, but S&A, as it is affectionately known, has become their less-famous, uncharted younger sibling – their Paul Ross to Birkdale’s Jonathan.
Now this was surprising....
It's Jack Nicklaus's 77th birthday. Jack made a habit of winning whether he was swinging well or not. This is something everyone can learn from...
We don't know about you, but we want to hit the ball further. From watching Jason, Dustin and Rory rip it off the tee, to seeing Lucas Dornan drive it 380 yards on the regular, distance matters. Here's a round up of 2017's best drivers.
Jack Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods could still pass his record of 18 major titles despite not having played competitively in 16 months.
How a struggling gardener from Manchester ended up inventing the world's greatest team sporting event.
It's time for the last major of 2016. Here's our USPGA quiz. Quite easy this one...
Basketball icon Michael Jordan, a friend of Tiger Woods, issued some strong comments in an article in which ESPN.com detailed Woods' deep decline following the death of his father in 2006. Oh, and his rather public fall from grace in 2009.
Charl Schwartzel has won his 11th European Tour title at the Tshwane Open, with a massively comfortable, no-drama, eight shot victory. And with the victory won a magnificent 'teaball' device, designed for a giant.
We think Donald Trump must be a great proponent of Foot Golf – or rather Foot in mouth golf. Maybe that old saying needs to be modernized to Foot in Tweet. So just what has the Trump been up to now?
Lee Westwood has moved back to the UK full time, as he will now be focusing on the European Tour. He’s also sadly got divorced and his former wife has taken their kids back to England.
Jack Nicklaus has entered the Tiger Woods fray, but with some pretty upbeat comments. Nicklaus told CNN that he believed that Tiger could still challenge in golf's top tournaments, including the four majors held each year - of which he has won 14 since 1997, but none since 2008.
It’s the end of an era. When the Official World Golf Rankings get announced later today, Phil Mickelson will have dropped out of the top 25 for the first time in 20 years.
This just in: Tiger is in bed and won't be getting up any time soon.
"For you Tiger, the war is over," Faldo says...
We’ve been studying the TPC Boston course, and have identified the 18th as the card wrecking Hell Hole. It will be interesting to see if we are proved right over the course of the competition. We also wanted to see if there was a softer side to the course. There wasn’t. But we do like the look of the par 3 11th.
So Under Armour have sent us a sneek peek at what world number two, Masters, and US Open champion Jordan Spieth will be wearing at this weeks US PGA Championship.