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Golf Joke of the week

Golf Joke of the week

Jun 24th, 2019

Derek The Donkey, GolfPunk's grumpy horse-envier delivers his 'Joke of the Week'. He likes nothing better than a proper good laugh as long as it's at someone else's expense...

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge

Aug 19th, 2019

We often read about how a club has been designed for the tour players and is now being released to us mere mortals and, to be honest, it sells a great idea that by adding said stick to our bag will result in us playing like Brooks, Tiger or Rory.  Sadly, in real life this is rarely the case so the idea that Cleveland have launched their CBX2 wedges with the majority of golfers in mind is a refreshing change of pace.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

ISPS HANDA World Invitational

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.

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men | Women

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.

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Jul 25th, 2019

Well it’s been a pretty exciting week for golf on the island of Ireland. First, Shane Lowry’s spectacular win at the 148th Open in Northern Ireland and then the magnificent Adare Manor in County Limerick has been announced as host of The Ryder Cup 2026.  Not too shabby!

Woodland stand firms

Woodland stand firms

Jun 17th, 2019

Congratulations to Gary Woodland who stood firm under the pressure of a charging Brooks Koepka, the world number one and winner of four of the last eight majors he had played in. Others launched a challenge, most notably England’s Justin Rose, but all faded away as Woodland stuck to his task.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

To Ireland by Sea – Part 3

Apr 25th, 2019

It was an early alarm for the final day of the Stena Line Media Masters 2019. As we stumbled down to another fine breakfast at the Druids Glen Hotel thoughts turned to the eight singles matches which were to take place at Powerscourt Golf Club. I had heard great reports of the courses at Powerscourt and so was looking forward to another great test of golf. I was not to be disappointed.

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

To Ireland by Sea – Part 2

Apr 19th, 2019

Having found a new and relaxing way to reach the Emerald Isle, by ferry across the Irish Sea, Team GB headed out of Dublin on their way to their base for the Stena Line Media Masters. The 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is set in 360 acres of countryside between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea and is only some thirty minutes from Dublin.

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

To Ireland by Sea - Part 1

Apr 17th, 2019

The call came through: “Can you play in the Masters?” Thoughts like ‘is the Pope Catholic?’ came to mind as they followed up with the “Media Masters – Stella is inviting you.” Panic sets in as I wonder if I know a Stella and what the wife might say. “No, the Stena Line Media Masters” and so began the adventure.

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational

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.

PUMA Golf signs with Gary Woodland

PUMA Golf signs with Gary Woodland

Jan 23rd, 2019

Today, PUMA Golf announced a multi-year partnership with celebrated PGA Tour professional Gary Woodland that will see him wearing PUMA Golf apparel, footwear and accessories on the course.

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Wilson welcomes Woodland

Jan 3rd, 2019

  Wilson Golf has announced that Gary Woodland has signed a multi-year deal to join its Advisory Staff. The addition of Woodland, who is currently ranked in the top 40 worldwide, brings his considerable experience and genuine passion for the game to the Wilson Advisory Staff.

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Aug 20th, 2018

Brandt Snedeker claimed a three-shot victory over Taiwan’s C.T. Pan at the Wyndham, a victory all the more remarkable because he was carrying an injury.

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Scotland’s young people set to enjoy

Jul 13th, 2018

Scotland’s Year of Young People is celebrating across the country’s summer golf events with a series of activities aimed at engaging young people in the game.

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

Jul 5th, 2018

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Augusta's pimento–cheese sandwich

Apr 3rd, 2018

Adidas have taken inspiration from Augusta National’s legendary pimento­–cheese sandwich to launch a limited edition “Crossknit Boost” golf shoe.

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

St Andrews to host 150th Open championship

Feb 13th, 2018

St Andrews is quite rightly holding the 150th-anniversary Open championship. Some of us here at GP think it should never leave the place but that's another story.

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Andrew Beef Johnson shares his golf advice

Dec 28th, 2017

Andrew Beef Johnson was interviewed before the Arsenal v Liverpool game at the Emirates, and has this golfing advice to gve to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain.

Sandals Emerald Bay

Sandals Emerald Bay

Dec 1st, 2017

Sandals, Exuma, The Bahamas: nice, very nice indeed. First off, Sandals is for couples only, so there are no kids on the block, new or otherwise. It’s 100% nipper free, so if you want some P&Q and a break from kids, then this is the place for you and your better half – male or female.

Tax fraudster plays St Andrews

Tax fraudster plays St Andrews

Oct 21st, 2017

An £850,000 tax fraudster has boasted of enjoying trips to top golf courses just months after she was jailed for almost four years, including a round at St Andrews! 

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Andy Sullivan's golf house up for sale

Oct 14th, 2017

Andy Sullivan's house in Magyar Crescent, Whitestone, is up for sale with Fine and Country, and offers over £900,000 are being welcomed. We take a look at the place and ponder what Sulli gets up to here...

Cleveland Launcher CBX Irons

Cleveland Launcher CBX Irons

Oct 9th, 2017

Cleveland launch their new irons for the rest of us, great looking forgiving irons for the average golfer.

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Cleveland CBX Wedge

Sep 26th, 2017

The modern sand wedge hasn't changed much in 85 years. Cleveland are trying to rectify that with their new CBX range. 

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Jul 30th, 2017

The quality of England's golf courses has been recognised by golfers from across the continent, following a study conducted by SPORTS MARKETING SERVICES, on behalf of Golf Tourism England.

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Shock jocks troll Andrew Beef Johnston

Jul 23rd, 2017

A Twitter poll conducted by TalkSport's Mike Parry and Mike Graham has caused a social media storm after they asked whether or not Andrew "The Beef" Johnston was an inspiration or a clown.

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Golf Tourism England launches new website

Jul 4th, 2017

Golf Tourism England (GTE), the membership body representing the golf tourism industry in England, has unveiled its new website showcasing the outstanding quality of golf England has to offer across several regions of the country.

Highland golf is booming

Highland golf is booming

Jul 1st, 2017

Golf tourism in the Highlands is set for another boost with the staging of the Scottish Hydro Challenge at Spey Valley Golf Club in Aviemore this weekend.

Cleveland intro RTX–3

Cleveland intro RTX–3

Jun 1st, 2017

Cleveland Golf has announced the addition of a distinctive new Tour RAW finish to its advanced–performance RTX–3 wedge family, that was launched to much acclaim in September last year.

Loch Lomond voted best course in Scotland

Loch Lomond voted best course in Scotland

May 2nd, 2017

Golfers have awarded Loch Lomond Golf Club with the title of best golf club of Scotland in 2017, with an average rating of 9,41. The Golfers' Choice rankings are based on 350,000 reviews from golfers across Europe on Leadingcourses.com.

Best holes in Scotland announced

Best holes in Scotland announced

Apr 26th, 2017

The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world–class courses.

Vandalism at Cambridgeshire course

Vandalism at Cambridgeshire course

Apr 23rd, 2017

The owner of a Cambridgeshire golf club has said an attack on 14 of the course’s greens is the worst case of golf vandalism she has ever seen.

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Golf Tourism England launch Atlantic Links video

Apr 22nd, 2017

Golf Tourism England has launched the fourth in a series of five videos, and this one showcases the Atlantic LInks as one of the most spectacular regions to play golf in England. It's pure, unadulterated, Golf Porn.

The return of the Kirkland

The return of the Kirkland

Apr 6th, 2017

Costco has restocked 40 US stores with their Kirkland Signature golf balls. The balls are priced at $29.99 for two dozen balls. But they've still not made it over the pond to the UK.

R&A teams up with the Grand National

R&A teams up with the Grand National

Mar 31st, 2017

The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July.

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Mar 29th, 2017

Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC–Dell Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their unborn twins.

Masters scripting for Brandt Snedeker & Bill Haas

Masters scripting for Brandt Snedeker & Bill Haas

Mar 28th, 2017

As the Masters starts to beckon, we’re getting the low down on what many of the star players will be wearing throughout the tournament. Here's how Brandt Snedeker and Bill Haas will be kitted out for the week.

Football and golf in Lisbon

Football and golf in Lisbon

Mar 26th, 2017

Sports fans from around Europe can combine golf and football thanks to the return of ORIZONTE - Lisbon Golf's successful ‘Derby & Golf Weekend' package.

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Beef tries his hand in front of the camera

Mar 13th, 2017

Beef was not playing at the Valspar last week, so he had time to do some pre–round interviews for Sky Sports. But not everything went quite to plan when he interviewed Henrik Stenson.

Visit Scotland run golf poll

Visit Scotland run golf poll

Mar 9th, 2017

VisitScotland has launched an online poll to find the nation’s favourite golf holes from almost 600 courses across Scotland. 

England Golf clamp down on bandits

England Golf clamp down on bandits

Mar 6th, 2017

England Golf has introduced a clause to CONGU’s handicapping system that requires players to return their scores to their home golf club. Here's why. 

Is the Kirkland making a come back?

Is the Kirkland making a come back?

Mar 5th, 2017

According to reports from MyGolfSpy, effective March 1st, the USGA has approved a new Costco Kirkland Signature golf ball. The new ball is called the Costco Kirkland Signature Performance One.

Scotland's No 1 footgolfer

Scotland's No 1 footgolfer

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.

If Golfers were bands...

If Golfers were bands...

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...

Finalists announced for England Golf Awards

Finalists announced for England Golf Awards

Feb 14th, 2017

The finalists for three individual categories at the England Golf Awards on 16 March 2017 have been announced, and the winners will pick up their trophies at an evening at Lord’s Cricket Ground. And we know who we are rooting for.

Why you can't sue your golf club in Scotland

Why you can't sue your golf club in Scotland

Feb 11th, 2017

A landmark legal case has dismissed a golfer’s claim against his club’s committee. It means that members of Scottish golf clubs cannot sue fellow members for personal injury.

Cleveland Golf launches Wedge Analyser

Cleveland Golf launches Wedge Analyser

Feb 2nd, 2017

Smash the bejeezus out of it on the tee straight down the middle, fine. But we all know the scores on the doors are dependant on what happens from 125-yards and in. Enter the Cleveland Golf Wedge Analyser...

£110 million benefit to Scotland

£110 million benefit to Scotland

Jan 28th, 2017

Hosting The 145th Open at Royal Troon delivered more than £110 million worth of benefit to Scotland, according to an independent study announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

The Kirkland Ball is dead

The Kirkland Ball is dead

Jan 27th, 2017

LONG LIVE THE KIRKLAND! It seems that rumours of the death of Costco's Kirkland ball my have been exaggerated.

Is it all over for the Kirkland golf ball?

Is it all over for the Kirkland golf ball?

Jan 18th, 2017

The Costco Kirkland Signature Golf Ball has been a great story. The quality golf ball that sold for just $15 a dozen. But according to MyGolfSpy, no sooner has the party started than it's all over.

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Golf Tourism England launch video mini series

Jan 12th, 2017

Golf Tourism England has revealed its first video in a mini-series designed to capture the essence of golf in five carefully selected regions up and down the country. Here's England's Golf Coast. Lovely stuff.

 La Reserva de Sotogrande joins WLG elite

La Reserva de Sotogrande joins WLG elite

Jan 5th, 2017

The host venue for the prestigious European Nations Cup 2017, La Reserva de Sotogrande, is the latest high-quality Spanish club to successfully apply for membership of World of Leading Golf (WLG) - an association representing many of the world's top golf clubs and resorts. 

Costco's Kirkland golf ball sells out again!

Costco's Kirkland golf ball sells out again!

Dec 22nd, 2016

We wrote about the new Costco Kirkland golf ball the other day, and how it had already sold out. Here was a $29.99 a pack of 24 golf balls that was taking on all comers. It's been back on the shelves, but there is a but....

Vandals strike again

Vandals strike again

Dec 17th, 2016

Golf club members who took over a former council course to save it from closure are worried about its future after “mindless” vandals struck.

Is John Daly up for Birdies Beef and Beer Triathlon?

Is John Daly up for Birdies Beef and Beer Triathlon?

Dec 16th, 2016

As we reported yesterday, Steven Bowditch and Boo Weekley have challenged Beef Johnson to a Birdie, Beef and Beer triathlon. Then in a bold move, Beef summoned the big guns by asking John Daly to be his team mate. What was his answer?

Vandals strike at Royal Musselburgh

Vandals strike at Royal Musselburgh

Dec 15th, 2016

One of the world’s oldest golf courses has been damaged by vandals who deliberately tore up one of the greens in a car. Utter cretins we say! 

Birdie, Beef and Beer triathlon

Birdie, Beef and Beer triathlon

Dec 15th, 2016

Steven Bowditch and Boo Weekley have challenged Beef Johnson to a "birdie, beer and beef triathlon." We are afraid, very afraid!     

Golf Tourism England unveil video

Golf Tourism England unveil video

Nov 19th, 2016

Golf Tourism England  unveiled what is set to be the first of a series of videos designed to capture the imagination of the golf travel trade and golf enthusiasts around the world. We like.

Earthquake aftershock hits New Zealand golf store

Earthquake aftershock hits New Zealand golf store

Nov 14th, 2016

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck South Island in New Zealand just after midnight on Sunday. Watch the moment an aftershock hits a golf store 120 miles north in Wellington. It was all caught on CCTV and really shows the full effect of the aftershock. 

Dan and Dan Talk Golf

Dan and Dan Talk Golf

Oct 25th, 2016

Introducing Dan & Dan Talk Golf. One of them knows slightly less about golf than the other... This week they discuss 'The 19th Hole'...

Andy Sullivan

Andy Sullivan

Oct 23rd, 2016

The World Number 54 is in contention at St Andrews. Andy kindly popped in to see us at the GolfPunk Clubhouse so, naturally, we asked him if he can lend us a fiver...

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

Sandy Lyle wins World Hickory Open

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.

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Tyrell Hatton equals St Andrews course record

Oct 8th, 2016

Tyrrell Hatton equalled the Old Course record with a brilliant 62 at St Andrews to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.