Aug 9th, 2016
Why the Srixon Z U65 is the best new driving iron you will hit. It shoots bullets!
Why the Srixon Z U65 is the best new driving iron you will hit. It shoots bullets!
GolfPunk favourite Ian Poulter saw red following comments by Paul Azinger at the weekend suggesting the European Tour was a lot easier than the PGA Tour. Poulter took to Twitter and did not hold back on what he thought about what was said by the ex-Ryder Cup captain.
Every golfer loves a drop zone, except for the ones where you’ve just plonked it into the middle of that lake or alligator infested swamp! The pros in particular like it when there find themselves in or around a grandstand and they simply walk to a nicely mown little patch close by. Fast forward to Royal Portrush and the venue for the 2019 Open Championship.
We were interested to see that Mizuno have today announced that they are launching three new sets of irons and are allowing us normal folk access to their T-Series wedges previously, the preserve of the professionals only. Most excitingly of all, for one of the team at GolfPunk at least, was that the range includes clubs for lefties too!
The Open is looming up on the horizon so come and test your knowledge of all things Openey with the GolfPunk Open Golf Quiz 2019. It's got something for everyone who err like quizes.
'Yo the man!', 'In the hole!' and other suitable golf course cries! It's US Open time. Pebble Beach is looking as scary as ever. Who can hold those tiny greens? Who knows. Certainly not us - well maybe we do - see our new algorithm. What do we know, the best of us got 14/18 in the GolfPunk US Open quiz Part 2. Which is not great considering we set the questions... Let's see how you can do!
The US Open at Pebble Beach is almost upon us! Tiger is back in the mix, Brooks is looking for three in a row and Phil is still searching for that elusive US Open. Here's our Quiz testing your knowledge of all things US errrm, Openish! Come and have a go if you think you're smart enough.
The unlikely pairing of John Rahm of Spain and America’s Ryan Palmer saw off the challenge of Rahm’s countryman Segio Garcia and Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood to lift the Zurich Classic trophy. The pairing that came together after Palmer’s original partner Jordan Speith pulled out and Rahm’s would be partner, Wesley Bryan, was out with a shoulder injury.
It is now some two weeks since Tiger’s historical victory in The Masters and the frenzy that went with it. CT Pan’s win at the Heritage was impressive but taking nothing away from CT, the event did suffer somewhat from a Masters’ hangover. So, what is there to wet us golf lovers’ appetite this week? That will be the Zurich Classic Team event
The premier indoor golf academy in South Wales now has an additional attraction – the Zen Green Stage.
Golfers eager to sharpen their short-game skills can combine state-of-the-art facilities and a world-renowned coaching progamme thanks to a new link-up between Foxhills and Dave Pelz Golf Schools.
A dramatic new 60-second promotional video for Zen Green Stage demonstrates the exciting progress made in 2018 by the Sheffield-based Zen team.
Mizuno has revealed its line-up of staff professionals on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour for 2019.
If you like your metal woods to go for miles and look the absolute business, you've come to the right place. Mizuno has announced that its highly anticipated ST190 range will be available to the public from Feb 2019.
Ryder Cup legend and two-time Masters Champion José María Olazábal has become the latest recipient of the PGAs of Europe Lifetime Achievement Award.
Golfers across Ireland have more reason than ever to discover the best-value golf in Portugal following the announcement of two new flight routes to Lisbon this month.
Crazy golf club Swingers has secured a multi-million-pound investment from a private equity company to grow the business.
The spotlight was back on the resurgence of Mizuno irons on the major tours this weekend, with a 3rd win in as many weeks.
Mizuno’s AW18 apparel collection is the brand’s most comprehensive ever in the UK and Europe, with the colourful and stylish range drawing heavily on Mizuno’s heat-generating Breath Thermo yarn - along with Tech Shield and Move Tech technologies - for ultimate performance.
Since signing for Team Mizuno, 27-year-old Eddie Pepperell’s career has gone from strength to strength, with February’s maiden European Tour win in Qatar followed by a wire-to-wire to victory in October at Walton Heath in the Sky Sports British Masters.
Mizuno boasts a long and rich heritage in footwear, and the new Kuraray synthetic leather uppers on AW18’s Nexlite Boa 005 high-performance golf shoe will make it one of the lightest in its class.
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.
Dustin Johnson makes Twitter statement amid speculation about his and Paulina Gretzky's relationship.
SRIXON® has announced the launch of the all-new Z Series, featuring tour-proven woods and irons crafted for the best players in the world. Srixon’s 2018 Z Series officially launches in the UK on September 14th 2018.
Mizuno has unveiled its new highly engineered JPX919 Series of irons designed to deliver exceptional performance for all types of golf swing.
Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.
Mizuno has yet more cause to celebrate after its MP-18 SC and MP-18 MMC irons claimed the top two spots in the MyGolfSpy.com ‘Most Wanted Players Iron Test 2018’.
Zac Johnson was playing his 12th hole of the day, the par-4 third at TPC River Highlands, when his 18-foot birdie putt stopped right on the edge of the hole.....
Mizuno is celebrating after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the U.S. Open for the second consecutive year at Shinnecock Hills.
A Day In The Life Of Paulina Gretzky. DJ's better half – what does she get up to of an afternoon?
Mizuno has unveiled a state-of-the-art Tour Performance Studio at Bearwood Lakes in Berkshire to cater for the specific fitting needs of its professional golfers and elite amateur players.
Mizuno has further expanded its Mizuno Performance Centre portfolio with state-of-the-art new facilities in England, Finland, Denmark, Portugal and South Africa.
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.
Mizuno has unveiled a stylish new collection of golf apparel for Spring Summer 2018 with a focus on advanced climate protection.
Out now, GolfPunk Digi-Mag featuring all manner of corking golf stuff including exclusive Tommy Fleetwood interview and photoshoot; Best new golf equipment launches; Top 12 golf shoes PLUS Win a luxury golf break to Mountain Paradise...
Mizuno boasts a long and rich heritage in footwear. Building on the success of 2017’s NEXLITE SL, the brand is launching two new shoes for Spring Summer 2018 in EMEA – NEXLITE Boa and Wave Cadence.
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.
Sports fans are in for a real treat thanks to ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, as its hugely popular ‘Derby & Golf Weekend’ is set to deliver a thrilling climax to the football season, while also giving golfers access to some of the best courses near the Portuguese capital.
Pat Perez had a fine 2017 season, but he knew for sure that he was not going to be getting an invite to Tiger’s Hero Challenge in the Bahamas. Here’s why.
Check out Paulina's groovy golf mural celebration of 2017...
Miguel Ángel Jiménez has become the oldest player in the history of the European Tour to shoot a round of 63 or lower.
Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.
Pat Perez has had a storming few weeks, winning the CIMB Classic in October and following it up with 5th place at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. He leads the FedEx Cup and is now ranked 18th in the world rankings. To celebrate Pat's sterling return to form he does the only sensible thing... he takes The GolfPunk Biscuit Tin Challenge...
Here’s your first look at the 2018 Mizuno ST180 Driver. And this thing is meant to be an absolute bomber. They’ve simplified stuff this time around, and instead of having the most adjustable model on the market, they’ve concentrated on raw power.
And you thought Chambers Bay and Whistling Straits look bonkers?! They haven't got anything on these 7 wonders of the golf world...
Pat Perez won the PGA TOUR's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
GP favourite Pat Perez will be making his debut at next year’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Mizuno has long held an enviable reputation for its golf clubs, but its golf bags have always caught the eye too. Mizuno’s extensive 2017/18 collection of eight new golf bags – three cart bags and five stand bags – is set to make waves at retail from September 2017, with something for everyone in their comprehensive line-up.
Yorkshire born Dr Alister MacKenzie is renowned for designing Augusta, but he was also responsible for some other masterpieces. Here are four of our favourites, which just about anyone can play, and one that is virtually impossible to get on.
He might only be 23 but that hasn't stopped Matt Fitzpatrick racking up another tournament – his fourth – when he prevailed in a play off against Scott Hend in Switzerland.
Behind every great man is a great woman. Someone clever once said that. And who are we to argue? Especially after Dustin Johnson won the Northern Trust Open in a play off against Jordan Spieth.
Louis Oosthuizen completed his own personal grand slam yesterday at Quail Hollow, by coming second in all four Majors. And this is how he celebrated......
GOLFZON has launched new software for a dart–based golf game to be used on its simulators.
Nothing feels like a Mizuno they say. Mizuno irons feel like butter. What if I told you the new Mizuno’s felt even more Mizunoier. Like spreadable Lurpak butter, even softer than your normal run of the mill Anchor.
The MP-18 Irons might be the sexy new launch for Mizuno. But we think this new Shockwave CLK Hybrid might be even more impressive.
Down at the GolfPunk Clubhouse we had the Golfzon simulator in action manned, or should that be womaned, by GolfPunk’s very own Golf Nurse Rachael McQueen. But what’s under the bonnet of the Golfzon simulator?
Check out your first real look at Mizuno's next classic blade...
We’re all big Zac Blair fans down at GolfPunk Towers, and we’re impressed by his new shoes – or rather his new second hand shoes which he bought on eBay!
Cobra Golf has unveiled today the ideal complement to its celebrated KING Oversized Irons, the new KING Oversized Hybrid.
Ladies European Tour star Noemi Jimenez will take time out from her busy tournament schedule to help Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa celebrate Women’s Golf Day alongside hundreds of golf venues around the world next month.
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?
Bernd Wiesberger has beaten Tommy Fleetwood in a play–off to win the Shenzhen International on a dramatic final day at Genzon Golf Club.
The Mizuno European Tour workshop is to host four of its popular Fitting Days in April and May 2017, visiting Woburn Golf Club, Silvermere Golf & Leisure, Bearwood Lakes Golf Club and Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club.
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.
Double Major Champion Martin Kaymer will lead the field as the qualification process for The 2018 Ryder Cup gets under way at the D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague from August 31 to September 3.
Hazel Irvine will front the BBC's coverage of the Masters for the final time in April 2017.
Forre Zook is your latest #SwinginSiren, all the way from Colorado.
While the cats are away the mice will always be running round, up to something... Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott are all missing at Bay Hill. But who cares? Not Matt Fitzpatrick that's for sure.
ZOOM gloves, the latest innovation from the same company that designs BIG MAX bags and trolleys, have announced that they will be bringing a glove to the game that fits every hand perfectly.
Mizuno is launching a new collection of golf apparel for Spring Summer 2017 aimed specifically at serious golfers.
Mizuno may be renowned for its beautiful forged golf clubs, but it also boasts a long and rich heritage in footwear, which has been put to good effect with the addition of the ultra–lightweight NEXLITE SL golf shoe for Spring/Summer 2017.
Her other half is world number one. She's expecting their second child. Life is good. Now Paulina can add into the mix a decent golf swing.
The man behind the man… Damian Taylor reveals the secret to Pablo Larrazabal’s success.
Fancy a quick get away to the mountains, fresh air, and fine golf? Then Switzerland could be for you.
She’s flirtatious, ballsy, up-front, drop-dead gorgeous. Oh yeah, and she can properly swing the wrenches as well.
GolfPunk's very own resident sock-puppet-head-cover the rascal lovechild of-Frank Spencer & Roland-Rat) gets chatted up by Sky Sports/ITV presenters (and golf nuts) Charlotte and Zoe...
PXG has announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Pat Perez.
Pat Perez has never been afraid to speak his mind, and he's been more than frank in his assessment of Tiger's current game.
There's a rumour going around that Paul Casey is signing with Mizuno. Here's what we know.
Mizuno is introducing a new JPX–S model to its line–up in February 2017. it's a soft–compression 3–piece ball offering balanced performance across a wider range of swing speeds plus increased initial ball speed for most golfers.
The joys of Instagram! This is how we found out the news that Dustin Johnson's fiance Paulina Gretzky is pregnant with the couple's second child.
A new product which combines high technology with exciting gameplay is aiming to give golfers their best–ever indoor putting experience.
Jose Maria Olazabal was playing in the Allianz Championship in Florida this weekend, and the golfing gods were smiling. Here's a big slice of luck!
Phil Mickelson and his pals have added a new golf course to his impressive portfolio of venues. It's his eighth in Arizona. We also look at his fancy Mickelson Private Club initiative...
Mizuno and Luke Donald have announced that one of the longest standing equipment relationships in golf has been extended.
Lamkin is introducing its latest innovation – Z5 – to the U.K. and European golf market from February 2017, and it has five different grip zones.
Chelsea Pezzola is a University of Michigan graduate gunning for a place on the LPGA!! Here's what she has been up to of late, including her trip to the Omega Ladies Masters in Dubai.
Jaco Van Zyl, who represented South Africa at the Olympics when all his peers couldnt make it, have a stroke of good fortune today. He had a beautiful hole–in-one on the 16th and picked up a brand new BMW i8 in the process.
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...
Nineteen-year-old Zecheng, a graduate of the CGA-HSBC Junior Programme, which is run in conjunction with IMG, enjoyed a record-breaking season on the China PGA Tour. And now he plans to step it up.
Roll up, roll up! It's the annual GolfPunk Quiz. 10 fiendish questions to test your golfing knowledge of the 2016 season...
A space-themed crazy golf course could open up in Newcastle’s old Co-op building.
‘Have you seen this fellas?’ chirped Foozler during our Friday wind-down pint. ‘Canadians are offering Golf Therapy to convicts, have you ever heard the like?’ ‘No,’ we said, ‘get your stripes on and go find out…’
Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes has vowed to appeal a judge’s decision to freeze his assets after it was alleged he waived an environmental fee for a company that built the golf course used at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Rapper Flo Rida's latest music video is called Zillionaire and part of his lottery ticket winning fantasy is to play with gold golf clubs and gold golf balls.
Suzann Pettersen has weighed in on the cyber bulling debate, after Paige Spiranac's emotional press conference yesterday. Here's what she had to say.
The boat owned by Rodney Dangerfield's "Al Czervik" in "Caddyshack" is up for sale on YachtWorld.com, and it could be all yours for $129,000. But it looks like it needs a bit of work doing....
Matthew Fitzpatrick birdied the last hole to beat compatriot Tyrrell Hatton by one shot to win the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Sunday. While in Australia, Jordan Spieth gets his year off to a corker...
Rising star Chelsea Pezzola will be showing off her precocious golf skills as she makes her maiden appearance in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters at Emirates Golf Club in December.