Mar 3rd, 2017
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
Numbers 15-11. This is where the real gravy starts...
Take one bike, one set of clubs, 14 different Open venues and one complete nutter and you have the ‘The Great British Open Challenge’. London-based PGA professional, Luke Willett, he with a famous golfing namesake, is to pedal his way between all the Open venues playing 18 holes at each and cycling with his clubs on his back!
Great iron shots every time: This is a great tip for making sure you keep your arms compact through the swing. Compact arms = crisp, powerful iron shots.
Tiger Woods has admitted that he will "never feel great again" as his body deals with the knee and back operations that have afflicted him over recent years.
Callaway has launched Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods, which incorporate Callaway’s revolutionary and proprietary triaxial carbon composite material to enhance forgiveness, power and accuracy.
Following the culmination of almost two months of voting across the world, Glenmorangie, The Spirit of The Open is pleased to announce that the ‘Duel In The Sun’, between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry in 1977 has been chosen as The Open’s all-time Greatest Finish.
Here's a a great video of Rory, Justin and Henirk recreating their greatest shots on the Jumeirah Estate's golf course. Enjoy.
So we told you Kiradech Aphibarnrat won with a new Callaway prototype driver. Well, this is the beast in question – an all new Great Big Bertha. Callaway claim it represents the next frontier in driver design, and it’s built to get the most distance for everyone.
Mickey Wright’s who possessed one of the best swings in golf passed away on Monday at the age of 85. Wright was one of the greatest players on the LPGA amassing 82 LPGA titles over a 14-year professional career.
There must be something in the air at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Yesterday we reported on one of the luckiest shots ever seen on tour when Thomas Detry was saved from disaster by a pole holding a windsock. In the third round Denmark's Joachim Hansen hit an unmentionable in a greenside bunker but came up smelling of roses.
There have been many incredible Open debuts, here is our Top 10...
Keegan Bradley leads, some other folk are in second, third etc., including Shane Lowry of Ireland, but all we care about is how Graeme McDowell is doing. Gmac must be at The Open in July and we are cheering him all the way.
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.
Laguna Golf Phuket will become the first golf course to host a PGA TOUR Series-China event outside of mainland China when it hosts the Tour’s third and final Global Qualifying Tournament from March 5-8.
Sunderland of Scotland, has revealed its collection for Spring Summer 2019.
The Golf Nurse Will See You Now: This won't hurt a bit she says, as Carly Booth shows us how to aproach an elevated pin.
They call him the postman because he always delivers. Ryder Cup points, that is, not parcels and stuff...
The months of September and October are, historically, two of the warmest on the holiday island of Mallorca - so autumn is a great time to combine golf with a bit of culture in the capital city, with the events season in full swing.
After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.
One of the many, many things that we love about the Masters is just what great value for money it offers for the ordinary spectator- opps, Patron.
It's the greatest shot of all time, but you've never seen it like this before...
Getting your Golfing year off to a flying start is important but let’s face it: January is mostly short days and rock-bottom temperatures. Which probably makes it the best month to plan your time in the sun.
It's time to be thinking about getting away from the cold and grey, and where better to head that to Tenerife.
GolfPunk Top 10 Instructor Maria Verchenova puts the kettle on in order to get us golf fit for 2018. Get ready to blast your core and extend your glutal envelope...
Eamonn Darcy was the guest of honour at the PGA in Scotland for their annual Christmas do, and for Darcy, no-one will ever get close to McGinley as a Ryder Cup Captain.
As part of American Golf’s ongoing commitment to supporting its nominated charity, On Course Foundation, the company is getting into the Christmas spirit early this year by launching a raffle across its 121 stores in the UK & Ireland. Tickets will cost just £1 each with all proceeds going to the charity, which uses golf to help in the rehabilitation of wounded, sick and injured Servicemen and women.
We've always enjoyed and admired the work of Coach Rusty. And this is his latest trick shot. Standing on the shoulders of giants, if you like.....
'The Old Rake In The Bunker Trick': Paul Lyons is an ex-European Tour pro who now runs The Golf College, here he solves our bunker problems with a very neat trick...
He might be currently languishing at 1,136 in the world rankings but lest we forget this guy was the greatest golfer of his generation and possibly anyone else's. Take a deep breath and strap yourself in. It's Tiger's best 10 shots ever on the PGA Tour...
The majority of us warm up by loosening our jaws around a bacon sandwich, which is far from ideal and likely explains why we knobble it off the first tee.
We are suckers for a good alligator story, especially if there is some decent video to go with it, and in this case there certainly is.
The Algarve continues to exceed golf visitor records after a flying start to 2017, while it has also retained its place as the best value holiday destination for UK tourists.
Four legendary golfers, Severiano Ballesteros, José María Olazábal, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, have designed or redesigned courses in the Region of Murcia – and there’s some great value to be had in April.
Golf clubs in Wales found 2016 to be their best year for years, according to new data from the Golf Union of Wales.
Callaway have gone launch crazy today. From now on the 4th of January will be simply known as Jailbreak day. Here's their new GBB Epic Sub Zero, the more forgiving item...
As great as 2016 was for the world of golf – four different winners of golf’s four major championships, Justin Rose holding off Henrik Stenson in Rio for the gold medal as golf returned to the Olympic Games, and the United States winning the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008 - it’s possible that 2017 could be even better.
Rory McIlroy has sent a letter to the young man who caught the ball he threw toward the gallery after making an eagle 2 on the 70th hole of the Tour Championship in September.
Here’s a great impersonation of Padraig Harrington from assistant PGA Coach Brendan Walton, who is based at Island Golf Club in Donanate, Dublin.
England’s newest Tour golf venue has announced a two-month price promotion in September and October. Here's what's on offer.
Here's a great trick shot from Coach Rusty. We're liking his style. Check it out here.
Here’s a very trusting father, who let’s his son fire a shot at him when holding a lit candle. Nice one son!
Michelob ULTRA have produced a great little ad to show their support for the American Olympic golf team in Rio de Janeiro.
Check out this great golf trick shot with a ping pong ball hit down the stairs.
In his own words, John Daly reveals exactly what he thinks about Gambling; Sex; The Ryder Cup; Food; Wives and Fitness...
A free campsite set up by the R&A near Royal Troon has been hailed a great success, and has totally sold out.
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the first five here. We will be posting the next five tomorrow. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here.
Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. Here are the Top 10, as chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Have your say now and win prizes.
As The Open Championship returns to Royal Troon in a fortnight’s time, the great, great grandson of legendary Willie Park junior, the winner of the first Open which was held at nearby Prestwick 129 years ago, has spoken of the impact Troon has had on the world famous event.
It’s all kicking off with the Olympics, golfers having a go at the Olympics, Olympians having a go at golfers, and now the girls are getting involved too. It’s a right old mess.
Here's another masterful three putt video from Pinehurst's Kelly Mitchum. Enjoy.
Deeside Golf Club in Aberdeen was badly flooded at the end of last year and the start of 2016. These images show the extent of the havoc wrecked by the storms.
So we were twittering about last night when we came across this image of Boo Weekley. Or is it Santa? Or an extra from Sons of Anarchy? Even though the hipster evolution has taken over the world, there really aren't all that many great beards in the world of golf. So, if you want to stand out on the golf course, the answer is to grow a beard.
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the medal presented each year to the winner of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship has been renamed in Mickey Wright’s honour and redesigned with an image of her iconic swing, ensuring that every future champion is forever linked to one of golf’s greatest pioneers and competitors.
Many happy returns from GolfPunk to arguably the greatest golfer that has lived and who turns 80 today. It may be that Tiger will surpass or equal Jack’s eighteen major titles mark, only time will tell but until then we raise our glasses to the Golden Bear and thank him for all those great memories.
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.
Get your golf boots on skinneeeyyy, the plane for the Bahamas is about to start boarding and it's got your name on it. Woaahh, I'm going to Barba..
JH Taylor: Pray silence for one third of The Great Triumvirate and the forefather of the humble English muni... By Christopher Cairns, author of No Tie Required
It’s not a boat and it’s not in a garden, but it is one of the hidden gems of Scottish golf.
Thurlestone Golf Course is set in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.’ And we’re talking about the ‘walk around with your mouth slightly open, nobody can argue with that’ type of beauty.
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.
I’m going to show you a few simple tips to take to the practise range that will help get you pitch perfect and fill you with confidence on the course.
As we reported yesterday, the opening event of the Web.com Tour, the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, took a complete battering from the weather. And for one Pro this led to the loss of 32 balls!
The first Web.com event of 2017 is the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, but it has been absolutely battered by high winds and storms, leading to a first–round scoring average of 80.4!
We hate it when we miss a good story that is literally right under our noses. But we failed to report properly on Beef's interview on Radio 4 on Tuesday when he revealed why he had grown his beard.
Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
Brickendon Grange Golf Club in Hertford has beaten nine other of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging golf holes to be crowned the UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole 2016.
How a struggling gardener from Manchester ended up inventing the world's greatest team sporting event.
You Little Beauty: Royal Ashdown Forest.... We want to play with the Common People.
When Charlie Sifford, the PGA’s first black member, was inducted into golf’s Hall of Fame in November 2004, he was introduced by his long-time friend, Gary Player. “Imagine Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh ranked the No 1 and No 2 golfers in the world being told they can’t play because they are black,” said the South African legend. “It’s hard to imagine what once happened in our world.”
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?
Fresh off a humbling defeat in the Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump has also lost out on the legendary Great White Course at Doral.
Everyone wants to hit the ball further. It’s a given. Tell everyone from the best players in the world to the weekend warrior that a new driver can gain them ten yards, and they will want to try your driver.
Anyone who watched The Barclays will realise Jason Day is playing golf on a different planet to everyone else at the moment. He is absolutely munching his TaylorMade R15 460 driver off the tee, while his Spider proto putter was holing putts for fun, with a 29ft, and 33ft putts made in his final round.
We at GolfPunkHQ have tremendous pleasure in announcing the winners of our massive prize draw.
LPGA Founder Louise Suggs dies at 91