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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.
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.
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.
Aug 19th, 2019
It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.
Apr 23rd, 2020
Here’s a chance for golfers to take part in a world record attempt – without having to leave home! At 2 pm BST on 5th May 2020, PGA golf professionals around the world will take to Instagram Live in an attempt to give the world’s biggest golf lesson. GolfPunk is going to jump on board as out pre-COVID-19 putting was truly shocking.
Mar 4th, 2020
As previously reported, the Golf Hall of Fame recently amended the qualification criteria moving the minimum age for both male and females to 45 from 50. So, it was hardly a ‘dropped my bacon sandwich’ moment when we learned that Tiger was on the list of finalists.
Jan 2nd, 2020
Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.
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’.
Nov 20th, 2018
A great result for GolfPunk readers with Danny Willett winning the DP World tour Championship at 139/1. He actually drifted on Betfair to 179/1 so hopefully GolfPunk readers got the best odds??
Oct 26th, 2018
Heads up GolfPunks! Fancy a bit of Golf In The Sky? Helicopters, mountains and niblicks here we come!
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.
Aug 5th, 2018
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter are tied for second after moving day at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
May 28th, 2018
Justin Rose won his ninth PGA Tour title with a comfortable three-shot victory at the Fort Worth Invitational.
May 27th, 2018
Justin Rose has shot an impressive 66 to take a four shot lead into the final day at the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial.
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...
Oct 29th, 2017
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
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...
Apr 21st, 2017
World Golf Awards has revealed that the five-star La Manga Club resort, will host its Gala Ceremony 2017 at the end of this year.
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.
Mar 12th, 2017
Tiger Woods is a doubt for the Masters after pulling out of next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, saying he has "no timetable" for his return.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 31st, 2017
U.S. Amateur champion Curtis Luck has signed with IMG for worldwide management and marketing representation.
Dec 10th, 2016
A new house is to be built next to the world’s fifth oldest golf club in Musselburgh, despite objections from golfers around the world.
Dec 4th, 2016
Colchester will stage the 2017 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Team Disc Golf Championships.
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.
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.
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
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.
Oct 18th, 2016
North East golfer Rebecca McGinley has secured an incredible third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after taking on the biggest hitters in the women’s game in Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Oct 17th, 2016
Cinderella Story! "I feel like this has the potential to change Duncan's life." Why Russell Knox has chosen a complete unknown as his World Cup partner...
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.
Oct 13th, 2016
Boom! Joe Miller is your 2016 World Long Drive Champion!
Sep 9th, 2016
Phil Mickelson has done it again. Check out this escape...
Aug 18th, 2016
As the highest ranked Englishman confirmed for the World Cup, Danny Willett was given the honour of choosing his team-mate for the Melbourne based event.
Jul 4th, 2016
Dustin Johnson takes another title, bombing his way to the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Have we now got a big four? Check out last nights highlights.
Jun 28th, 2016
The Olympics have played havoc with the schedule as the WGC Bridgestone invitational comes forward to June rather than its traditional August date. Here's the Golf Spiv's call on where the value is.
Jun 8th, 2016
This weekend sees the 14th World Crazy Golf Championship in Hastings, Sussex with both amateur and elite players all trying to win some of the £4,500 purse.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 15th, 2016
The Spiv has been in the money two of the last three weeks. He's found some tremendous value this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...
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.....
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.
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?!
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.
Nov 17th, 2015
Trick shots and weird clubs with world record holder Marsten Maas, plus tips on how to improve your balance!
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 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,
Aug 9th, 2015
SHANE LOWRY WINS THE BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL.
Aug 6th, 2015
Here are the starting times for Day One of the Bridgestone Invitational.
Jul 29th, 2015
Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he is still in the process of recovering from the left ankle injury he suffered playing football on the 4th July.
Feb 9th, 2020
Our Bryson may not quite be ripping it up on the golf course but word has got to us that he made the Sports Illustrated Top 50 Most Fit Athletes. Quite excited to learn who had made this Top 50 ( 25 men and 25 women) we were somewhat disappointed to find the definition of ‘fit’ not quite matching GolfPunk’s.
Jan 17th, 2020
Berkhamsted Golf Club has decided to allow both sexes to compete in the Berkhamsted Trophy, a long-standing top men’s amateur in the UK. This is a world-first for elite amateur golf and has the backing of the R&A and England Golf. The event which is entering its 61st year – has transformed from being a men-only tournament, into one which invites both sexes to compete for the same prize.
Mar 3rd, 2019
Park's 6th career LPGA victory is the first global win for TaylorMade's all-new Spider X putter, and the 3rd for M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s Injected Twist Face technology.
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...
Feb 21st, 2019
La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational, a Ladies European Tour event sponsored by La Reserva de Sotogrande and organized by Deporte & Business that will be played from 16 to 19 May, will mark the first of three visits to Spain for the LET in 2019.
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!!!
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.
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.
Jan 8th, 2019
Prince’s Golf Club has risen an impressive 10 places into the top 50 of Golf World magazine’s latest Top 100 England rankings following the redevelopment of its Himalayas nine.
Nov 30th, 2018
BMW has been confirmed as a Worldwide Partner of The Ryder Cup for Whistling Straits, in Wisconsin, in 2020 and Marco Simone, in Italy, in 2022.
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.
Nov 8th, 2018
Irish golfer Jason McCarthy was entitled to enjoy a night on the tiles after his maiden hole-in-one secured him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup and the chance to shoot for $1m.
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.
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.
Nov 5th, 2018
Abu Dhabi Golf Club continued its success at the World Golf Awards after being voted ‘UAE’s Best Golf Course 2018’ and ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course 2018’.
Nov 4th, 2018
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
Oct 24th, 2018
Edinburgh based Bruntsford Links Golfing Society saw a vote of 83.7% members cast in favour of allowing women members, with 67% of all eligible members participating.
Oct 8th, 2018
HONMA Golf, the premium Japanese brand, has blended revolutionary technology with cutting-edge design to create the new HONMA TWorld747 range for the 2019 season.
Oct 4th, 2018
The modern golfer seeks the ultimate in performance from their winter wardrobe, allowing them to play their best when the weather turns for the worse. But high functionality should not come at the expense of style.
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?
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.
Sep 25th, 2018
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.
Sep 11th, 2018
Justin Rose has just become World No1. But can you name the other four British golfers to have achieved the same status?
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.
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.
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.
Sep 4th, 2018
If you want to smash it freaky-long, head for The Shire London.
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.
Jul 25th, 2018
Global golf icons, major championship winners, stars of the modern game and some of the sport's hottest young talents have joined Gary Player at Wentworth to raise almost $105,000 for good causes during the London leg of his world-leading Invitational Series.
Jul 21st, 2018
A host of the game's greatest golfers will come together for the 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club, London, on 23 July, as the final field is officially confirmed.
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?!
Jun 26th, 2018
The outstanding quality of Dom Pedro Golf’s portfolio has again been recognised with the shortlisting of two of its championship courses for the title of Portugal’s Best Golf Course at the highly-respected World Golf Awards.
Jun 9th, 2018
June 5th saw the world come together for its third annual celebration of women & girls golf – Women’s Golf Day 2018.
May 26th, 2018
Your Golf Travel (YGT) has launched a summer promotion to coincide with the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will give golfers a chance to stay and play for FREE.
May 25th, 2018
We may be missing Justin Rose at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, and we know Justin really wanted to be there, but he's not letting any home sickmess get in his way, as he's the clubhouse leader at the Fort Worth Invitational.
May 24th, 2018
Leaders' Drives... Kim Jong IL... golfing Legend in his own nuclear bunker...
May 17th, 2018
It's the AT & T Byron Nelson Classic this week and it's at a course Jordan Spieth plays a lot, as it's close to his home. So reporters are asking him all sorts of questions about stuff...
May 14th, 2018
After eight tour victories in three years – including last year's PGA Championship – and six of them in the last 14 months, Justin Thomas finally displaced Dustin Johnson last night as the world's number one player.
May 4th, 2018
Troon International is enjoying a stellar start to 2018, having already welcomed and announced several notable events at venues under its management around the globe.
May 3rd, 2018
The R&A won't like this, but Rory McIlroy has gone on the record to state that he believes that the Masters has now overtaken the other major championships as "the biggest golf tournament in the world".
May 1st, 2018
With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.
Apr 30th, 2018
Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.
Apr 14th, 2018
Talented set designer and ex pub manager, Elliot Scott has rejuvenated the campy seaside classic ‘sport’ of Crazy Golf and is now launching an even more unexpected world tour.
Mar 27th, 2018
Golfers can enjoy outstanding value on two of Europe’s top golf 50 courses when they stay at the five-star Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort this spring – including playing the world’s best new golf course.
Mar 25th, 2018
Justin Thomas was in touching distance of replacing Dustin Johnson as World No 1, but a resurgent Bubba Watson beat him 3&2 to progress into the final against Kevin Kisner.
Feb 28th, 2018
Golf International Pont Royal has been nominated for the title of France's best golf course, in the 2018 World Golf Awards.