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Oct 24th, 2019
Englishman Josh Hill entered the record books becoming the youngest player ever to win an Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) event with his two-stroke triumph in the Al Ain Open on the Mena Tour. But sadly, as an amateur he couldn’t take home his £10,000 prize money.
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.
Jun 27th, 2019
So Muirfield or to give its proper title, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, has formally invited women to join the club as members for the first time since voting to change the club’s rules in 2017.
Apr 1st, 2017
Two Brits on a golfing holiday have been shot after getting into a drunken bar fight.
Feb 26th, 2017
In the build up to the Honda Classic, PGA Pros were faced with an unusual challenge – a one–armed chipping contest.
Feb 16th, 2017
Call us mad, deluded, or just plain stupid, but we’re pretty sure that golf and music have more in common than you may think, and we are damned set on making you see what we see. Do you remember Fairway To Heaven? Gorgeous George’s rock n’ roll fuelled, radio journey around the country to prove that we’re not the only ones who believe in this beautiful world where guitar solos meet 300 yard drives...
Jan 15th, 2017
A golfer has claimed that he was seriously injured by a Portaloo that was being hauled by a forklift driver, while he was playing a round at Fox Run Golf Links in Ilinois.
Jan 4th, 2017
Former South African golfer Wayne Westner has died in an apparent hostage drama on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Wednesday morning.
Nov 4th, 2016
Tommy Morrissey is an inspirational five-year-old golfer who only has one arm. He's been amazing PGA Tour pros again ahead of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Oct 23rd, 2016
A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.
Oct 17th, 2016
A 16-year-old boy from Hampshire is desperately trying to raise funds for a bespoke set of golf clubs that will help him to progress in the sport he loves.
Jul 7th, 2016
This must be the ultimate house for a golf fanatic as it has an inside putting green, as well as a cinema and a pool table. And it is going on sale for $3.85million. Check it out here.
Mar 16th, 2016
TomTom has unveiled the ultra-slim TomTom Golfer 2, a GPS Watch designed to help golfers improve their game by using automatic shot detection to give detailed post-round analysis.
Mar 7th, 2016
A golfer who won a car after hitting a hole-in-one during a charity event has been left seriously out of pocket after losing a legal battle over his prize. We think he has been completely taken for a ride.
Feb 28th, 2016
Jon Sherman is not afraid to sock it to us. He’s identified 101 mistakes we all apparently make, and then offers solutions to each. How do we begin?
Dec 29th, 2015
Golfers who refused to give up their club despite mounting pressure from All England Lawn Tennis Club have rejected a “bribe” of £50,000 each to let the world-famous tournament expand on to their grounds.
Dec 16th, 2015
Golfers at the Victoria Golf Club on Vancouver Island in Canada are a pretty hardy bunch by the looks of it. Here’s a great video of some Canadian golf mentalists playing on through 100 kilometer per hour winds.
Dec 15th, 2015
It’s no shock to announce that Rory McIlroy has been named the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in four years. Having won the Race to Dubai three times in four years too, it was the least surprising announcement all season.
Nov 14th, 2015
Golfers pay respects to the victims of Paris deadly attacks
Oct 3rd, 2015
I’m not going to lie, I’m clutching at straws a little bit with this one, but bare with me. I know the pubs and clubs of Sheffield are hardly anything to compare with the golf courses of Pedrena, North Spain, but these two both have more in common than you may think...
Oct 3rd, 2015
Well he’s been at it again, sat between a pile of his dad’s old records, and a loadof his old GolfPunk magazines he’s put together the top 10 of all top 10’s, and promised us it’s not just a list of his favourite bands. Over to you, George...
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’.
Apr 19th, 2019
We are not sure whether all of these are real and its clear some are not legal but they brought a smile to our faces
Apr 14th, 2019
I’m probably going to get shot down in flames for this one, but I am going to put it out there, Mr Woods is a lucky golfer. It may be golfing blasphemy akin to suggesting the Beatles, excluding their early stuff, were not that good or suggesting that David Beckham was actually not all that brilliant.
Apr 11th, 2019
Seven lucky golfers are heading to this week’s Masters to battle it out for a million dollars – all hoping they can land another ace to change their life.
Mar 5th, 2019
The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.
Mar 1st, 2019
The premier indoor golf academy in South Wales now has an additional attraction – the Zen Green Stage.
Feb 8th, 2019
Young female golfers in Scotland with aspirations of playing in the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September can now benefit from a new joint fund established by The 2019 Solheim Cup Golf Development Programme and Scottish Golf.
Feb 1st, 2019
This has made our week at GolfPunk. Gary Woodland, we salute you. And Amy Bockerstette, you a star!
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 30th, 2019
PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club is ready to enhance its position at the forefront of the European golf resort market, with latest figures revealing that golf bookings in 2019 are 15 per cent up on the same time last year.
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.
Jan 23rd, 2019
Renowned for its outstanding mixture of history, culture and gastronomy, Lisbon also provides access to a plethora of first-class golf courses, and players can experience some of its finest this spring with ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf’s new stay-and-play breaks.
Dec 20th, 2018
With two weeks to go in the American Golf charity Christmas raffle in support of On Course Foundation, the South’s golfers’ are proving to be the U.K.’s most generous, with 1500 more tickets sold than their nearest rivals, the Central region.
Dec 19th, 2018
Officials at eight golf resorts expect to give away hundreds of free winter memberships following the early take-up of their MATCH PLAY offer.
Nov 21st, 2018
Eddie Pepperell is up a tree. GolfPunk put him there. Well, we asked if he’d do it and he happily obliged. He's using his range finder to see into the future. He must be liking what he’s seeing. Six days later he would be British Masters champion...
Nov 17th, 2018
Three golfers. An iconic ocean liner. One unique challenge.
Nov 7th, 2018
Check this out. Troy Mullins only started playing golf when she was 21... And she's already much better than 99% of us! And she bombs it. Boy, does she bomb it...
Nov 6th, 2018
PowaKaddy has launched an exciting cart bag promotion for winter. Golfers will receive a FREE cart bag when purchasing any new PowaKaddy lithium trolley.
Nov 6th, 2018
Now in its 10th year, the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai will be contested by the top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex on 15 – 18 November 2018 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Nov 2nd, 2018
The Peaky Golfer is on a 12-month mission to tame the game. He plays off 18 but is determined to go pro. So much so that he's sold his house and bought himself a camper van to tour in. His short game is suspect and his wife's not happy...
Nov 1st, 2018
Anyone who's taken a ProV to the noggin will tell you it's no joke, but how do you fancy the idea of being asked to wear a crash helmet to play golf?
Oct 31st, 2018
Most golfers have to splash out on a round of drinks when they score a hole-in-one, but for John Paton any such expense was well worth it, as his ace earned him a trip to the 2020 Ryder Cup.
Oct 11th, 2018
Following Spanish success in the Ryder Cup, with Sergio Garcia becoming the highest points scorer in the event’s history and fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm taking down Tiger Woods in the singles, the limelight returns to one of Europe’s fastest growing golf destinations, Costa Daurada, as it greets golfers eager to exploit its October sunshine.
Sep 17th, 2018
Watch as club golfer aces his way to a cool million dollars!
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 7th, 2018
From 13–16 September 120 of the best women golfers will gather high above the banks of Lake Geneva in Évian-les-Bains, France, for the final Major of the season.
Sep 4th, 2018
Two of the north of Scotland’s brightest golfing prospects have been chosen to represent the area in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at Castle Stuart next month.
Aug 25th, 2018
Life can be hard on the Web.com Tour. You know you shouldn't really be there at all. You know you're better than this. So when you're aiming for one of the 25 Web.com Tour spots available to get you back where you belong, emotions run high.
Aug 19th, 2018
What's the worst thing you could do to put a man off his putting stroke? Bite one of his fingers off. Which just happened during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.
Aug 2nd, 2018
Linna Golf, a European Top 100 Golf Course* set amidst the beautiful pine and birch forests of Finland, has received overwhelming praise from Europe’s most talented amateurs competing in the prestigious St Andrews Trophy.
Jun 14th, 2018
Bioflow, one of the worlds leading suppliers of magnetic therapy, also offers golfers protection against flying and biting insects with their excellent Mosquito Repellent Bands.
Jun 4th, 2018
New women golfers can take their first steps into the sport - with a helping hand from Foxhills Club & Resort.
May 27th, 2018
VPAR (www.vpar.com) – the award-winning technology platform, has launched a new golf membership programme, Club VPAR, designed with flexibility in mind and to promote more golf in the UK. Think ClassPass for golf memberships.
May 26th, 2018
Golfers have chosen the best golf clubs in Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
May 24th, 2018
Leaders' Drives... Kim Jong IL... golfing Legend in his own nuclear bunker...
May 18th, 2018
We've been looking over some of the best read stories for 2017, and this story about the golf ball you cannot lose attracted a lot of attention from GolfPunk readers.
Golfer looking forlornly for ball in rough/trees etc: "Someone really should invent a golf ball you can't lose..." Well, someone has...
May 16th, 2018
12 college golfers were disqualified from a state golf tournament for mistakenly playing from an incorrect tee box.
May 3rd, 2018
Golfers fortunate enough to own a ground-breaking Motocaddy S5 CONNECT electric trolley or a CUBE CONNECT push cart can now benefit from exciting new features introduced automatically to the brand’s ‘Smart Cart’ models through its free GPS app.
Apr 24th, 2018
You can't mess with the goose. You just can't trouble them. They're in charge. They know it. We know it.
Apr 17th, 2018
Edinburgh golfer Gavin Scott was saved from missing out on the chance to shoot for $1million and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masters after playing the popular Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) competition – by letting another group play through.
Mar 24th, 2018
Here's a great infographic from our friends over at Glencor Golf. It's the ultimate bucket list for UK golfers.
Mar 17th, 2018
John Daly has been talking about golfing with POTUS Donald Trump, and apparently there is no cheating involved.
Mar 16th, 2018
Italian fashion brand Duca del Cosma offers golfers a new spring in their step with a stunning range of luxury shoes that deliver comfort and style both on and off the course.
Mar 14th, 2018
Thousands of amateur golfers from over 1,900 clubs will get the chance to chase their dreams with Bridgestone, after the world’s number one tyre and rubber company] confirmed that it will again run the Chase Your Dream Trophy with England Golf.
Mar 2nd, 2018
A savage lightning bolt has caused serious damage to a golfer in Utah.
Feb 27th, 2018
This is awful. A round of golf among friends turned tragic when a New Zealand man died after being struck by a ball in the temple.
Feb 26th, 2018
Recently confirmed as Spain’s number one golf destination, La Manga Club boasts a plethora of five-star facilities on and off the fairways, and is offering some of the best-value golf anywhere in Europe with its new range of stay-and-play breaks this spring.
Feb 1st, 2018
Keen golfers wanting to improve their game now have even more incentive to lower their handicap with the lure of winning an incredible getaway to Quinta do Lago, one of Europe’s premier golf and lifestyle destinations.
Jan 14th, 2018
Don Byers may be 61 years old, but he is about to become a collegiate golfer, competing with teammates decades younger than him at Bellevue University in Nebraska.
Jan 13th, 2018
What makes the perfect golfer? Check out this great infographic from our friends over at Online Golf.
Jan 11th, 2018
Three golfers had holes in one on the same hole on the same day.
Jan 7th, 2018
Steve Jeffs, a 31-year-old English gym teacher, has just broken the Guinness World record for “Fastest hole of golf, individual.”
Dec 12th, 2017
Australian golfer Mark Hensby has been banned for a year by the PGA for failing to provide a drug testing sample.
Dec 5th, 2017
You give golf a good name. At least I think he does? Yes, definitely. Anyone who goes to such extraordinary lengths to play as much golf as humanly possible deserves the ultimate accolade: GolfPunk Lord Staunch.
Nov 11th, 2017
Ever dreamed of having a one-on-one lesson with a golf legend? How would Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter or Lee Westwood work for you? Expert tuition, unparalleled knowledge and priceless experience imparted in person to you by some of the world's best. What a treat...
Oct 26th, 2017
A golfer got stabbed at the weekend, simply because he wasn't allowed to play through.
Oct 26th, 2017
Check out this pre-shot routine... if you've got a spare couple of days that is...Golfweek event late 2011.
Oct 19th, 2017
Smokin' fairways, red carpets and cat walks, you can see Rebecca Grants on Fox Sports, ESPN and now, finally, in GolfPunk....
Oct 11th, 2017
A riveting speech from the 2018 European Ryder Cup Captain stirred the blood and entranced golfers at the conclusion of the Thomas Bjørn Trophy, held at The Shire London on Monday 9th October 2017.
Sep 25th, 2017
It's not often you see a golfer enter a political debate. They tend to steer clear of controversy and concentrate on the thing they're good at – golf.
Sep 15th, 2017
Here’s an interesting first. A European country has reported that more women were members of its golf clubs than men in 2016.
Sep 5th, 2017
Three lucky golfers are set to go head–to–head in pursuit of Million Dollar Hole In One’s $1million in the stunning mountain setting of the Golf & Spa Grand Tirolia Kitzbühel, Austria next week.
Aug 21st, 2017
Golfers have really connected with the world’s first Smart Cart as sales of the new S5 CONNECT electric trolley have exceeded expectations according to Motocaddy.
Aug 14th, 2017
Russia's first top golfer has been arrested for allegedly murdering and beheading his mother with a kitchen knife after a row with his wife.
Aug 2nd, 2017
Almost 1000 club golfers across the south east of England will begin their quest to win a fabulous golf holiday in the Costa Brava.
Jul 15th, 2017
There is some debate on line as to whether or not this supposed ‘trick shot’ is real or not. Check it out and make up your own mind.
Jun 7th, 2017
Philip Shard, 60, from Rushmere St Andrew, died at Ipswich Hospital on Wednesday after he was struck by lightning at Fynn Valley Golf Course on Saturday, May 27.
Jun 6th, 2017
Young Tommy Morrissey has advanced in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition for boys ages 7 to 9 this week. Morrissey was born without a right arm–but that’s not stopped him from getting notices by golf fans and Tour players alike for his golfing ability.
Jun 3rd, 2017
Arby’s are turning up the heat on their links with golf, as they are about to become the PGA Tour’s first ever restaurant sponsor. And there's free food for golfers into the bargain.
May 24th, 2017
TomTom has launched the new GOLFER 2, which now comes with 24/7 activity tracking, and the sporty GOLFER 2 SE.
May 15th, 2017
Wow. South Korean Si-woo Kim became the youngest ever winner of the Players Championship after a sublime final round 69 saw him over the line.
May 10th, 2017
Golfers have switched on to the idea of a free GPS app from trolley brand Motocaddy, with more than 13,000 downloads being made in April alone.
May 10th, 2017
A golfer on the 18th at Sawgrass takes out a bird off the tee!
May 7th, 2017
Police have confirmed that a rabid fox repeatedly attacked a golfer on the second hole at a Rhode Island country club.
Apr 20th, 2017
A new indoor golf centre in the City of London has proved such a huge hit with keen golfers that a second site is planned to open in the capital later this year.
Feb 26th, 2017
Gavin Craig, 28, is the country's number–one ranked player of footgolf, and In May he will join UK teammates in California, taking on the Americans in a three–day Ryder Cup style tournament, the Jansen Cup.
Feb 21st, 2017
Four golfers from America and their pilot have died after a plane crashed into a shopping centre in Australia.
Feb 6th, 2017
The world’s top-–ten ranked female golfers will be heading to Singapore to compete in the 10th edition of the HSBC Women’s Champions which will be staged on the New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club, from 2–5 March this year.