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Search results for "golf disqualification"

Nov 15th, 2019 Article

Oh, Billy Billy Billy

Colin Montgomerie won the Champions Tour’s Invesco QQQ Championship last weekend, but the big story was one Billy Mayfair and the breaking of not one but two rules of golf. The story does not paint Mr Mayfair in a good light and the same must be said about the Champions Tour who seem to be trying to sweep the incidents under the carpet.

Sep 15th, 2017 Article

Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots

Ben Crane really had it socked to him with eight penalty strokes for having two non–conforming clubs in his bag.

Jul 19th, 2019 Article

Carding 202 when you play off 2.2

The GolfPunk team love the game of golf and are big supporters of the idea of improving the etiquette on the course and in general.  However, this week the big news running around social media was about the US amateur golfer that carded an impressively poor 194 for 18 holes and things got worse when the Florida State Golf Association confirmed it was actually a 131 over par 202!

Oct 26th, 2015 Article

Rule Changes for 2016 from USGA and R&A

The USGA and R&A have announced four changes to the Rules of Golf, including the much-anticipated ban on the anchored stroke. This is that they have come up with.

Nov 7th, 2018 Article

Golf's Top 10 Rule Breakers

Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....

Feb 20th, 2016 Article

Brendon de Jonge’s 4 Shot penalty

On the second hole at the Northern Trust it all started to unravel for Brendon de Jonge. Reaching for his 60-degree lob wedge after missing the green on the second, he discovered that the shaft near the butt of the grip had been dented.  He knew he was in trouble. But why? Read on...

Nov 11th, 2019 Article

Pepperell's Tin Cup moment

There has been much talk about Eddie Pepperell’s Tin Cup moment at the Turkish Open at the weekend. For those of you who have not ready about it, European Tour joker Eddie had a minor meltdown at the par five 4th hole(his 12th).  hitting four or five balls into the water. Pepperell ran out of balls, walked off the course and was disqualified.

Mar 5th, 2020 Article

Pepperell's Masters chances take a dent

A careless error on his card has dumped England's Eddie Pepperell out of the Qatar Masters at the Education City Golf Club in Doha. The 2018 champion had hoped to find that form of two years ago and force his way into the world's top 50 in time to qualify for The Masters.

Feb 13th, 2018 Article

Fleming golf tips for Genesis and Oman

Last weekend we had a 2nd (Phil Mickelson) and a 3rd (Lucas Herbert). This week we will prevail... PLUS... Will Tiger & Rory be paired??

Sep 1st, 2016 Article

Are the rules of golf about to be made simpler?

"The game is too slow, too hard and there's too many rules. I wouldn't know where to begin with how many rules there should be. I would think as minimal as possible. And we don't need all these dashes and a's and b's and c's. It's too confusing." Kevin Kisner.

Jan 3rd, 2020 Article

GolfPunk’s Hall of Shame 2019

2019 is behind of us but it was not a great display by some who let down our great game and so have been inducted into the GolfPunk Hall of Shame. So which five golfers find themselves with the unwanted invite?