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Jul 12th, 2019
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 second match up is between Johnny Miller and Rory Sabatini in the battle for the best trousers, or pants for those of you in the US of A.
Jul 11th, 2019
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'. First up is the battle of the Plus Fours between Payne Stewart and the slightly lesser known Joel Sjoholm.
Nov 7th, 2018
Jeff Ritter GolfPunk's very own Sultan of Swing helps you with a tip to improve your iron play.
Aug 8th, 2018
The legendary golf coach David Leadbetter has opened his new European academy headquarters at the multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Spa and described the venue as "one of the world's premier golf facilities".
May 18th, 2018
We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again.
Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...
Sep 6th, 2016
The FedExCup: Bunch of Arse or Helping the Gravy? Who's currently in and out of the Top 70 for the Barclays?...
Aug 18th, 2016
David Leadbetter has not being pulling his punches, as he branded the stay-at-homers ‘a pack of spoiled athletes.’
Mar 20th, 2016
Here’s some better news about the health of golf in the UK. According to a new survey, the number of British private members’ golf clubs that have reported financial growth has shot up from just a third in 2011 to well over a half.
Jul 19th, 2019
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.
Jul 17th, 2019
Who will win the Open? Vote now for your pick of the Top 20, as per the bookies, or do you think it will be more of an outsider who takes the Claret Jug on the shores of Northern Ireland?
Jun 29th, 2019
Normally a round of mini golf is a rather relaxing and sedentary activity. You saunter around putting that ball through a few windmills or similar unusual obstacles often with a beer in your hand and not a care in the world as you watch family members miss that putt for the umpteenth time. In fact its supposed to be so safe that it’s become a drinking based activity with places like Junk Yard Golf or Swingers popping up everwhere!
Jun 15th, 2019
Jordan Spieth is very much making the headlines at Pebble Beach. An eventful second round sees him 1 under par overall after making seven birdies and five bogeys and apparently learning a lesson from Thursday by acknowledging that he is the one making the shots!
Jun 12th, 2019
The US open is returning to Pebble Beach with its magnificent views, tiny greens and changeable conditions. All factors that are taxing The Spiv’s brain matter as he sips on his port and peruses the field. But this year its all different as GolfPunk has a new algorithm and its going to make us all rich (necessary caveats and waivers apply of course).
Jan 24th, 2019
Serious Golfers are better equipped than ever with high performance clothing designed to help them play the game more often even in extreme conditions, according to new research commissioned by leading golf apparel brand Galvin Green among passionate American and British players.
Nov 7th, 2018
There have probably only been four truly dominant players in the modern game, and we have been waiting to see who the next one will be ever since Tiger Woods.
Jul 27th, 2018
How to hit it miles with David Leadbetter, as he opens fantastic new facility at Stoke Park...
Jun 2nd, 2018
The second Major of the season is almost upon us, and this year’s edition looks more open than most US Opens in recent years.
Mar 7th, 2018
One of France’s leading golf resorts has prepared for the country’s first Ryder Cup year by making a wide range of improvements.
Feb 26th, 2018
The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with a ‘Team Mizuno’ one-two for Eddie Pepperell and Oliver Fisher in the Qatar Masters the latest in a long series of successes out on the world’s major professional golf tours.
Oct 17th, 2017
Callaway has today announced the launch of two new iron models for the better player; the new Apex MB and X Forged.
Sep 14th, 2017
A husband whose wife was shot then dismembered and scattered across a golf course is fighting to keep her killer locked up behind bars.
Jun 16th, 2017
A study of more than 68,000 people has found that men are significantly more attracted to women who play or follow golf.
Mar 3rd, 2017
Tony Aarts nearly lost his life to a 10–foot alligator while he played golf at his Fort Myers, Fla. club but fought off the alligator with his Cleveland putter. And now he's been rewarded with a new putter and wedges.
Feb 16th, 2017
An alleged burglar carried out a morning raid on a Belfast golf club while wearing a pink dressing gown, the High Court heard on Thursday.
Jan 25th, 2017
Howard Milstein and the Milstein family have partnered with Miura Golf, the Japanese manufacturer of the world’s finest forged clubs. So who is Howard Milstein? Well, he's a major player, that's for sure.
Oct 20th, 2016
For no reason other than we just thought it would be amusing, we bring you the Top 6 Golfers Who Could Be Informants. If they wanted to, that is.
Aug 31st, 2016
Did Darren call it right? Here's your chance to put him right. Or wrong...
Aug 30th, 2016
It's a hell of a job making these three captain's picks. Believe us, we've been arguing about it for days and we aren't even making the decisions...
Aug 13th, 2016
Just who is Wesley Bryan, the PGA Tour's newest member, and how is he leading the John Deere Classic?
Jul 22nd, 2016
We're not big fans of training aids at GP Towers, but the Pocket Bunker makes a lot of sense to us.
Jul 18th, 2016
Jul 4th, 2016
Jordan Spieth is better than us mere mortals. Here he proves it.
Jun 17th, 2016
Oakmont just keeps on giving! Not only is it the hardest golf course known to man, it has now done a deal with god and brought the weather into play.
Jun 16th, 2016
Ronnie the GolfPug has come up with a fool-proof matrix to figure out which team would win the 2016 European Football Championships based on country representation in the US Open at Oakmont.
May 24th, 2016
Where's the value at this weeks BMW PGA Championship? The Spiv has five big tips for Wentworth...
May 18th, 2016
How one of the worlds longest hitters is trying to change perceptions by attempting to qualify for the US Open.
May 17th, 2016
How this plastic toy is better at golf than you, and he definitely has a better caddy!
May 16th, 2016
The Sultan of Swing Jeff Ritter is here to show you how to simplify your bunker swing and get you safely out every time. All you need to do is "fold and throw."
May 11th, 2016
From defending champions to club members, the Spiv has done his research, and knows who to back this week....
Apr 12th, 2016
The results are in! Who came top out of us? The GP Crew Masters picks... THE RESULTS!!! We've polled the opinions of everyone from Golf Nurse Carly Booth to Ronnie the GolfPug. Who will win the 2016 Masters and who is the dark horse?...
Apr 5th, 2016
Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..
Mar 1st, 2016
Well the Spiv nailed it at the Honda Classic as Adam Scott won by one over Sergio Garcia. Who is his money on this week?
Feb 23rd, 2016
So who should you be looking out for this week? Here’s my top five to do well this week at the Honda Classic.
Feb 17th, 2016
At the AT&T Pro AM at Pebble Beach I suggested taking a punt on Phil Mickelson...I was pretty close. Now the PGA Tour heads to the Northern Trust Open. Rory McIlroy is in the field and so is golf’s other iconic lefty, Bubba Watson. Should be a great week.
Feb 9th, 2016
It's the West coast swing, and the PGA Tour returns to Pebble Beach. Here's the Golf Spiv's take on where the value lies.
Feb 8th, 2016
Here at GP Towers, as you can imagine, we’re always on the look out for the latest and greatest GolfPunk, and we think we may have just found a new contender for the prestigious top spot. In recent weeks we’ve been casting our beady eye’s over world number 254, Harold Varner III.
Jan 22nd, 2016
Andy Sullivan is on a roll. Three wins last season, up to 37th in the world, and now leading in Abu Dhabi. We caught up with him back at the Open to find out a little more about the man. And if he would lend us a fiver...
Jan 21st, 2016
Amateur Dechambeau is American Golf's Most Interesting Man. Today at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships it is he who leads. That’s right, an Amateur. Bryson DeChambeau currently leads the World Number One, Jordan Spieth, the European Number One, Rory McIlroy and other stellar names such as Henrik Stenson, Ricky Fowler and Martin Kaymer.
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.
Oct 26th, 2015
Our no nonsense Aussie Coach Sandy Jamieson has come up with a great way to show you that you really don't need to grip the golf club so tightly.
Sep 19th, 2015
The course played tougher today, with the wind coming from a different direction, and some harder pin placements. But the greens, helped by a firm breeze, were drying out after the torrential rain last night, and running true. Here's who moved.
Sep 5th, 2015
We already know there's a loophole, where it's not important for all the players to play every FedExCup event. Yet we thought that with his lack of game time, Rory would come in and have played all four events. He didn't play The Barclays though. And we think we've figured out why.
Aug 29th, 2015
OK, we can fess up that Carlos Ortiz and his work aren’t exactly familiar to us. But with his 62 at today’s Barclays, we are now paying full attention.
Aug 16th, 2015
Anirban Lahiri has been in the mix all week, but we think he has been slightly ignored with all the other drama going on around him, which doesn’t seem quite fair given his achievements this week.
Jul 28th, 2015
Tiger Woods is now 266th in the OWGR. That’s not his lowest ever, but the last time he was that low he was an amateur. He’s one place better than Max Orrin, a promising 21 year old from Margate who’s won twice on the Challenge Tour.
Jun 15th, 2015
GolfPunk Columnist, and former European Tour Chief himself, Ken Schofield CBE on the appointment of a new Chief for the European Tour
Oct 25th, 2018
When 21-year-old Kim Smith, the tall green-eyed brunette model, actor and brainiac hit her first hole in one she felt perfectly complete. Her father, a handsome swaggering Texan, had been teaching her the game since 'practically the day I could walk' she says...
Aug 6th, 2017
Halve your handicap:
De-loft for better iron shots: GP's Sultan Of Swing Jeff Ritter shows us how Seve would take loft off his irons in order to win lots of majors...
Mar 3rd, 2017
Here we go... the first five GolfPunk Top 50 Of All Timers!!!
Dec 9th, 2016
Rather than getting annoyed at not being able to play over the winter months, use the time to practice and improve your golf for next summer. It works for Ernie Els. And Justin Rose. And Fred Couples, and well, most of the best golfers of all time.
Oct 11th, 2016
Why is it so hard to flush a fairway off the deck? Well, it isn't, not if you listen to our very own Sultan of Swing, Jeff Ritter!!!
Aug 30th, 2016
Jonah Texeira wanted to become a pro golfer, and his mother has come up with an ingenious way of helping to make that a reality.
Jan 27th, 2016
Tim Henman was at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship last week, and mingled with the golfers to listen to their frankly rather diverse views about golf being in this year’s Olympics.
Jan 23rd, 2016
It all came as a bit of a surprise to us that Greg Norman had been so unceremoniously dumped by Fox Sports. It now turns out the Greg didn’t see it coming either.
Jan 19th, 2016
Just the other day we were writing a piece on the news that Jordan Spieth had now officially become the top earner in golf with combined winnings and sponsorship deals of $53 million. But we also discovered that Arnold Palmer was still, at the tender age of 86, the fourth highest golf earner after Jordan, Tiger and Rory. And we wanted to find out why.
Jan 5th, 2016
A pen, a toilet and a lesson I’ll never forget… GolfPunk goes to the David Leadbetter Academy at Champions Gate, Florida, for a very innovative golf lesson with Kevin Smeltz...
Jan 5th, 2016
Associated Seafoods has rewarded greenkeeping staff at an Aberdeen golf course with premium Scottish smoked salmon in recognition of their rescue of a wild salmon that had become trapped in a bunker following recent floods.
Oct 15th, 2015
Gorgeous George goes to Portugal in search of The Portugal Masters, very large glasses of beer and a crack at four-time European Tour winner Gregory Bourdy. Plus George finds out what the winning score will be so get your betting slips out!
Sep 6th, 2015
England's Lee Slattery held his nerve to win his second European Tour title with a one-shot victory over Argentinian Estanislao Goya at the Russian Open. Slattery is now top of the new Ryder Cup points table.