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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.

Was Gmac lucky not to be penalised?

Was Gmac lucky not to be penalised?

Feb 9th, 2020

It was great to see Graeme McDowell win again on the European Tour but had the tour applied the slow play rules more strictly come Sunday afternoon might it have been a different story? The Northern Irishman was carrying a ‘bad time’ after a transgression during his second round and playing in the final pairing come Sunday he and partner Victor Dubuisson became detached at the back of the field.

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Aug 19th, 2019

We often read about how a club has been designed for the tour players and is now being released to us mere mortals and, to be honest, it sells a great idea that by adding said stick to our bag will result in us playing like Brooks, Tiger or Rory.  Sadly, in real life this is rarely the case so the idea that Cleveland have launched their CBX2 wedges with the majority of golfers in mind is a refreshing change of pace.

New wedges from TaylorMade

New wedges from TaylorMade

Aug 12th, 2019

In somewhat of a storm of new products TaylorMade have announced that it is launching two new wedges.  First up is the second generation of the highly successful Milled Grind 2, hot on its heels is the addition of the very interesting looking Hi-Toe Big Foot to what is a rapidly expanding line

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Top 5 Slowest Golfers Revisited

Aug 11th, 2019

Ok we are not going to let this one drop. Slow play is killing our game and the lead must come from the professional ranks. In the second round of the Northern Trust, Bryson DeChambeau took it to another level.

We love the 14 Club Challenge

We love the 14 Club Challenge

Aug 9th, 2019

The European tour has been pretty creative with its content of late, who can forget the ‘Content Committee’ or Eddie Pepperell’s prank on Matt Wallace. By far our favourite though are the ongoing 14 Club Challenges.

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Jul 21st, 2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry produced what he called "one of the most incredible days of my life" shooting an eight-under-par 63 that gives him a four-shot lead going into the final day of the Open at Royal Portrush!  Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is the closest rival on 12 under after a 66 with JB Holmes third on 10 under.  World number one Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose sit one further back but there are tough weather conditions forecast for the final day.

Westwood’s Embedded Ball

Westwood’s Embedded Ball

Jul 20th, 2019

There were a number of rulings made by the R&A officials on day three of the Open but none was more interesting as that for Lee Westwood. And hats off to the 46 year-old Englishman who showed pure class and honesty in dealing with the situation.

The Top 10 Weirdest Open Moments

The Top 10 Weirdest Open Moments

Jul 18th, 2019

There have been many an odd occurence at the oldest of all the majors but these are our pick of the top ten weirdest Open Championship moments. 

History of the Claret Jug

History of the Claret Jug

Jul 16th, 2019

Each year the winner of The Open receives the famous claret jug which he must return before the following year’s event. But what is the history behind this iconic trophy?

Golf Joke of the week

Golf Joke of the week

Jul 9th, 2019

Derek The Donkey, GolfPunk's grumpy horse-envier once again delivers his 'Joke of the Week'. As you know he likes nothing better than a proper good laugh as long as it's at someone else's expense...

Rory shares the lead

Rory shares the lead

Jun 9th, 2019

Rory McIlroy shot a six under 64 in the third round of the Canadian Open to move into a share of the lead with the US’s Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson. McIlroy’s countryman Graeme McDowell slipped back slightly but sits in joint ninth on eight under – Come on Gmac!

McDowell still in the mix

McDowell still in the mix

Jun 8th, 2019

Graeme McDowell shot a second round 67 at the Canadian Open to sit on eight under, four off the halfway lead which is held by Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown. Gmac still work to do if he is to grab one of the three spots available for The Open but he is well placed come the weekend.

The Open needs McDowell

The Open needs McDowell

Jun 6th, 2019

The Open is coming back to Northern Ireland after a break of 68 years. When Max Faulkner, one of the most flamboyant golfers of his generation, won the Open Championship in 1951 at Royal Portrush it would be 18 years until a Brit, Tony Jacklin in 1969, was to do so again.

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.

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

GolfPunk's Tips For the Week

May 1st, 2019

The resident GolfPunk Tipster, Nick Fleming, picked 2nd place Julian Suri at last week’s event in Morocco. We are hoping he will go one better this week with his selections for the Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow, Charlotte, North Carolina and the China Open. Both events will be on Sky and look to provide some good entertainment.

Cobra golf introduces new king MIM wedges

Cobra golf introduces new king MIM wedges

Mar 28th, 2019

Probably the most important club in the bag after the putter (or the driver if you hold the long drive record at your club!) is the wedge. Along with the flat stick, you're going to use your wedge(s) more times than any other club in your bag during a round. And Cobra have a new range of spin machines to help you shoot lower scores.

West Cliffs scales new heights

West Cliffs scales new heights

Mar 22nd, 2019

West Cliffs Golf Links has further enhanced its reputation as one of the leading lights of world golf after claiming a leading accolade in Golf Inc. magazine’s prestigious ‘2019 Golf Development of the Year’ awards.

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

Mar 21st, 2019

The first four Professional Golfers’ Association, We Love Golf events for 2019, have been hailed as a huge success after 135 women and girls braved the wind and rain to take part in four golf taster events held across the Great Britain & Ireland.

PING Launches SS19 Men’s Performance Apparel Collection

PING Launches SS19 Men’s Performance Apparel Collection

Mar 6th, 2019

PING has unveiled details of its new performance driven 2019 Spring/Summer men’s apparel range, which takes its inspiration from the company’s heritage in Arizona, USA, and for the first time features innovative Sensor Cool Cotton, engineered with COOLMAX® fabric, to deliver enhanced comfort and feel.

Callaway Apparel introduce SWINGTECH

Callaway Apparel introduce SWINGTECH

Jan 29th, 2019

Callaway® Apparel has announced the launch of SWING TECH™ - technology that fuses athletic performance with classic fit and game-changing innovation.

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Adare Manor named Golf Resort of the Year

Oct 23rd, 2018

Having recently claimed Virtuoso’s ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ award, Adare Manor has received further recognition after being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) ‘Golf Resort of the Year’.

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Sep 22nd, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.

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.

New Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedges

New Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedges

Sep 12th, 2018

Callaway today announced the new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedge, setting the standard for wedge performance by combining innovation technologies with premium components. It's the finest collaboration yet between industry wedge legend Roger Cleveland and Callaway R&D, with heavy influence from Tour Players.

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Hotel of the year award for Adare Manor

Aug 16th, 2018

5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been declared ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ in the highly competitive and globally renowned  Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards 2018’.  

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

The sky's the limit for radical Palmares

Aug 2nd, 2018

The five-star Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Portugal’s Algarve, has a radical solution for those nervous golfers who struggle to hole a crucial putt or hit their opening drive when everybody is watching. The award-winning resort, in Lagos, is to offer a stay-and-play package combining golf with ... skydiving!

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

First birthday has West Cliffs dreaming

Jul 13th, 2018

West Cliffs Golf Links may still be in its infancy but it has plenty to celebrate on its first birthday following a remarkable rise to fame that has seen the course establish itself as one of the world’s most exciting new venues – and on its way to becoming Portugal’s new number one.

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.

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

Golf equipment – 6 Of The Best Wedges For 2018

May 18th, 2018

It's the start of the season and you're going to need all the help you can get to shoot some decent scores. Some fresh wedges will ensure maximum control around the greens, and lets face it who doesn't like seeing that ball rip back when it lands. Without further ado here are six of the best wedges for 2017...

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

Jan 27th, 2018

The greenkeeping team at Wentworth Golf Club in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 with the BIGGA Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor.

New Vokey design SM7 wedges

New Vokey design SM7 wedges

Jan 22nd, 2018

Master Craftsman Bob Vokey and his pioneering R&D team continue to shape the future of wedge design with the introduction of the new Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled 7 wedges.

Wilson Staff adds 'Rusty' Wedge to new range

Wilson Staff adds 'Rusty' Wedge to new range

Jan 22nd, 2018

Wilson Golf, the brand with more Major wins with its wedges than any other (82), has added a ‘rusty’ model to its latest line-up of wedges based on the soft 8620 Carbon Steel used on its popular FG Tour V6 irons.

Lee Westwood re-signs with PING

Lee Westwood re-signs with PING

Jan 18th, 2018

Continuing an affiliation that goes back to his teen years with PING, Lee Westwood has signed another multi-year agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim has announced.

Tania Tare's it up

Tania Tare's it up

Dec 9th, 2017

Tania Tare is one of our absolute favourite golf trick-shotters, and this is a seasonal beauty. Take it away Tania.

Stunning West Cliff wins again...

Stunning West Cliff wins again...

Dec 5th, 2017

The stunning West Cliffs Golf Links, in Portugal, continues to rack up the plaudits having been acclaimed as the ‘world’s best new golf course’ by Square Milemagazine – just weeks after winning the same accolade in the 2017 World Golf Awards.

West Cliff confirmed as world's best new course

West Cliff confirmed as world's best new course

Nov 27th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has confirmed its reputation as the new star of global golf and capped an incredible first six months by being named as the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards.

Paulina Gretzky Halloween Special

Paulina Gretzky Halloween Special

Nov 1st, 2017

It's that time of year when you're allowed to dress up as an idiot ghost, ghoul, or your favourite cartoon character, all in the name of collecting candy. While there are a lot of treats on display below, there's a couple of tricks in here too. 

Callaway launches Autumn Winter apparel

Callaway launches Autumn Winter apparel

Oct 18th, 2017

It's time for Callaway's Autumn Winter Collection, and this is what their ambassadors, Marc Warren and David Horsey, have to say about the key pieces. Take it away gentlemen....

Prestigious new global honour for West Cliffs

Prestigious new global honour for West Cliffs

Oct 2nd, 2017

The reputation of West Cliffs Golf Links as one of the most exciting new names in world golf continues to grow with the Portuguese course having become the newest member of IMG Prestige – an exclusive collection of some of the game’s most celebrated global venues.

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Lee Westwood victorious at Hero's Challenge

Sep 27th, 2017

Tournament host Lee Westwood had the dream start to his hosting of the British Masters, as he defeated Sergio Garcia in the third staging of the Hero Challenge.

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Sep 26th, 2017

The modern sand wedge hasn't changed much in 85 years. Cleveland are trying to rectify that with their new CBX range. 

Wind blown leaf  frustrates Web.com Tour player

Wind blown leaf frustrates Web.com Tour player

Sep 25th, 2017

We all know golf is hard. But when the golfing gods are not on your side, then it just gets a whole lot harder. Here's a Web.com Tour player trying to make his PGA Tour card, when a leaf gets blown into his ball, sending it way off course. 

West Cliffs singled out for praise

West Cliffs singled out for praise

Sep 6th, 2017

West Cliffs Golf Links has been singled out for special praise by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) after becoming a GEO Certified® Development - and the first course in Europe to complete its OnCourse Developments programme.

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Lee Westwood's putting challenge at St Jame's Park

Aug 30th, 2017

Lee Westwood, host of the 2017 British Masters, stepped on to the hallowed turf of St James’ Park this weekend to take part in a Provision Events designed putting challenge in front of 52,000 Newcastle United fans.

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Aug 14th, 2017

Better news from Wentworth, as it has been awarded a prestigious international sustainability certification in recognition of the Club’s commitments to the environment and local community.

Holiday–maker paired with Gareth Bale

Holiday–maker paired with Gareth Bale

Jul 16th, 2017

Manchester fire and safety officer Sam Carroll was looking for a round at Pebble beach, only to find himself paired up with Real Madrid star Gareth Bale.

Gareth Bale's trick shot

Gareth Bale's trick shot

Jun 29th, 2017

Gareth Bale has taken inspiration from #SB2K for this little trick shot offering. Is he angling for an invite to Baker's Bay with Rickie, Justin, Smylie and Jordan?

Play new–look Wentworth

Play new–look Wentworth

May 27th, 2017

The redesigned Wentworth Club West Course is now accessible to golfers in all its Tour event glory thanks to Foresight Sports’ latest FSX simulator software.

Maria Alvarez: Swingin' Siren

Maria Alvarez: Swingin' Siren

May 16th, 2017

So let's get this straight. An Ecuadorian Swingin' Siren, who competes in triathlons, and who is an expert in cross fit? Oh and lives in Maui? Yep. What more could you ask for in a golf partner? 

PXG launch 0311T Milled Wedges

PXG launch 0311T Milled Wedges

May 9th, 2017

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.

Wesley Bryan celebrates maiden win

Wesley Bryan celebrates maiden win

Apr 18th, 2017

Wesley Bryan celebrated his maiden PGA Tour win at the RBC Heritage in style. He nipped down to the local Taco Bell at Hilton Head for his victory meal.

 Praia D’El Rey prepares

Praia D’El Rey prepares

Apr 8th, 2017

Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is offering an enhanced five–star experience as they prepare to launch the beautiful West Cliffs Links course. 

Lee Westwood's £2 million bonus

Lee Westwood's £2 million bonus

Apr 6th, 2017

Lee Westwood is once again aiming for Masters glory and Flannels, the luxury fashion retailer, has highlighted its appreciation of high–end clothing by placing a £2 million price tag on the tournament’s famous green jacket.  

Weightless wind protection

Weightless wind protection

Apr 4th, 2017

Galvin Green continues to revolutionise golf clothing with the ‘virtually weightless’ BOW Shell Layer jacket that features exclusively in its 2017 Part One apparel range.

Golf's Most Powerful Man (P1/2)

Golf's Most Powerful Man (P1/2)

Mar 5th, 2017

Dana Garmany was recently named the Most Powerful Man In Golf. He is founder and CEO of Troon Golf, the largest third party manager of golf and Club operations in the world. But that's not why he's Our Kinda Soldier. He's out to change golf for the better... (Part one of three)

GolfPunk's Mallorca Weekender

GolfPunk's Mallorca Weekender

Mar 4th, 2017

If you are looking a really quick and easy golf break in the sun then Mallorca could be just right for you.