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Apr 4th, 2019
We featured the Titleist TS2 and TS3 models in our 7 Of The Best Drivers For 2019 article and Titleist are now introducing the next iteration of the TS design, the TS4. The Titleist TS4 takes the gains made with the TS2 and TS3 models and adds an ultra low spin driver which still delivers distance.
Nov 15th, 2016
Want to try the shaft that won the Olympic gold medal? That Pat Perex used for his first win in seven years? The new Mitsubishi Rayon Tensei CK Pro White graphite shaft might be your key to hitting longer straighter drives.
Oct 8th, 2015
So we’ve hit it. The new TaylorMade M1 Driver. A monochrome bomber. TaylorMade are sure this will be the number one driver on tour at the BMW Championship in its first week out there. After hitting it we know why they're so confident. We got to hit the 430, and the 460 heads, and they are both belters.
Jan 21st, 2020
Encouraging signs from the first event with the European Tour’s new regime on slow play. The toughened up four-point plan did not result in any penalties but the general consensus was that the pace of play was better. Even Bryson DeChambeau seemed to have responded positively – might the penny be finally dropping?
Jan 14th, 2020
Back last August the European Tour announced a four-point plan for dealing with slow play on the tour. They have now revisited the plan and beefed up the regulations and penalties. The new tougher regulations come into effect at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.
Sep 18th, 2019
At the Wednesday press conference with Rory McIlroy at the BMW PGA Championship the subject inevitably turned to slow play. It transpires that the world number two had been watching the Solheim Cup, or as GolfPunk had renamed it the Slowheim Cup.
Sep 13th, 2019
The players in the afternoon fourballs are on the back nine. The target time for the matches is four and half hours and they are on five hours and forty-five-minute pace. It seems that the men’s game is not the only one plagued by slow play problems.
Aug 19th, 2019
The The European Tour has announced a concrete four-point plan aimed at tackling the issue of slow play in professional golf. The plan will be implemented at the start of the 2020 season and focuses on four key areas: regulation, education, innovation and field sizes.
Aug 16th, 2019
Well they say the best form of defence is attack. It seems that one Bryson DeChambeau has adopted this tactic in his campaign to prove that he is not a slow player. The latest instalment has 'Speedy' Dechambeau posting a video from the fairway of the Pro-am at the BMW Championship with a few choice words for his 'haters' as he calls them.
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.
Jul 22nd, 2019
Brooks Koepka had just teed off in the final round of the Open. We then heard ‘on the tee, JB Holmes from the USA’, the camera zoomed in on the man sitting in third place at Royal Portrush, then nothing. The guy looked confused as he suddenly wasn’t sure about something. Was it the wind had shifted? Had he changed his mind at to which club to take? Or perhaps he’d left the cooker on back at the house? Whatever it was he’d been standing on that tee for a good few minutes waiting for his tee time and he clearly was not ready.
Jan 22nd, 2019
Trusting the tour-validated performance of his Srixon and Cleveland Golf equipment, Shane Lowry kicked off 2019 with a magnificent wire-to-wire victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after a thrilling final-round battle with Richard Sterne.
Jan 20th, 2019
It's been a long time coming but Shane Lowry finally tured his immense talent and potential into a win at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, his first since 2015 when he bagged the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Nov 1st, 2018
It wasn't just the ghouls and spirits out last night. Stars of the PGA and LPGA were also up to no good. In a good way...
Oct 31st, 2018
@King_geoffery on Instagram has one of the worst swings we have ever come across. In his honour here are ten of the worst golf swings you will ever see...
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.
Nov 1st, 2017
It's that time of year when you're allowed to dress up as an idiot ghost, ghoul, or your favourite cartoon character, all in the name of collecting candy. While there are a lot of treats on display below, there's a couple of tricks in here too.
Oct 26th, 2017
For the love of..., I mean..., this is getting ridicu.... JUST HIT IT YOU %£$&^%$*%%^%^%*^$$£!@@!%!!!!!!!!
Oct 26th, 2017
Check out this pre-shot routine... if you've got a spare couple of days that is...Golfweek event late 2011.
Aug 10th, 2017
They're under starter's orders and primed to give us a golf festival like no other. Ok, so they're actually still practicing but the tee times have been announced and we're as excited as a pig in a rucksack here at GP Towers...
Aug 10th, 2017
BBC Sport will broadcast live coverage of the US PGA Championship in August across TV, radio and online. Here's how you can watch.
Mar 16th, 2017
Wilson Staff has a ball designed for every category of golfer this season with the DX2 Soft, the DX3 Spin and the DX3 Urethane.
Feb 5th, 2017
Shane Lowry has been getting into the spirit of the 16th at the Phoenix Open by dishing out cans of Guinness to the fans.
Jan 31st, 2017
A solution has arrived that may just offer a viable and affordable solution for golf clubs who are affected by the issue of slow play.
Jan 4th, 2017
Jason Day has earnt himself a reputation as a very slow player, which is not exactly something something to be proud of. But does he intend to do anything about it? Not on your life!
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.
Oct 15th, 2016
Beef is caturing the imagination of kids and adults all over the world. Here's a four–year old American boy who has been inspired by Beef for his Halloween costume. We're loving it!
Sep 2nd, 2016
The inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic, held at Marriott Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club, Ware, has been hailed as an overwhelming success after raising over £120,000 for goal keeping legend Bob Wilson's the Willow foundation.
Aug 17th, 2016
Jamie Sadlowski has announced his retirement from Long Driving in a shock announcement. But check out what he's planning next!
Jun 19th, 2016
Shane Lowry leads the US Open by 4 shots going into the final days play at Oakmont.
May 26th, 2016
We all hate slow play, and our feelings are shared by one of the UK’s largest golf groups, They’re getting about pace of play, with a high-visibility, long-term programme now in place at all venues.
May 25th, 2016
Shane Lowry has auctioned off the golf ball he used for his hole-in-one at the 16th on Masters Sunday, and made a very tidy €5,000 for charity. Nice work Shane!
May 13th, 2016
Shane Lowry made Players history last night when he shot a record breaking back nine of 29. But in other news he might be able to defend his Bridgestone Invitation title. Here's how he broke the record, why he might not make Firestone, and who also shot 29 on day 2!
Feb 16th, 2016
It’s a bally disgrace. Muirfield is going to distribute ballots for members to vote on admitting women to the club for the first time ever.
Feb 13th, 2016
Keith Pelley, the new European Tour CEO has slow play on his agenda, and his plans to speed up the game seems to have got off to a positive start during the recent ‘Desert Swing’ with a reduction in round times being apparent under the new ‘Pace of Play’ policy.
Jan 4th, 2016
Shane Lowry's miracle wedge shot on the final hole of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational has been named 2015 European Tour Shot of the Year presented by Emirates.
Dec 16th, 2015
Two more historic golf clubs have decided to end their men-only membership policies and allow women to become members for the first time. GolfPunk welcomes them into the 21st Century.
Aug 10th, 2015
Irish eyes were smiling on a thrilling final day of action at the Bridgestone International, and after several twists and turns a surprising winner came out on top. With over night leaders Jim Furyk and Justin Rose struggling to final round 72’s, it was left to Ireland's Shane Lowry to pick up the victory, with a final round of 66 at Firestone Country Club South.
Aug 10th, 2015
So Shane Lowry shot an awesome 66 final round to win the Bridgestone Invitational. Srixon sponsored, he uses the companies irons, fairways, and balls plus sister company Cleveland's 588 wedges.
Aug 9th, 2015
SHANE LOWRY WINS THE BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL.
Apr 12th, 2019
The Golf Scientist, Bryson DeChambeau, and one half of golf's Odd Couple, Brooks Koepka, lit up day one of the Masters with rounds of 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Phil Mickelson.
Apr 8th, 2019
It's 1932 at Augusta and America is under prohibition. But people are still seeing things... aren't they?...
Mar 14th, 2019
Fancy going Pro V1 fancy? Join the likes of Bubba Watson, Zac Blair, Rory Sabatini and Mark Calcavecchia in using the new Pro V1 yellow golf balls.
Feb 19th, 2019
An association of consultants working within the golf industry has responded to national media coverage of a report which criticised a city council for spending £2,400 on golf consultancy services.
Feb 7th, 2019
Sunderland of Scotland, has revealed its collection for Spring Summer 2019.
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.
Sep 20th, 2018
Justin Galloway achieved golf’s magic number 59 as he clinched an all-expenses trip to Spain and a place in the grand final of A Taste of Costa Brava.
Sep 10th, 2018
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston had a go in a horn blowing competition during last week’s European Masters in Switzerland.
Aug 2nd, 2018
Well, blow me down with the proverbial feather, but Ian James Poulter has just shot the lights out at the Firestone, going low with a 62 to lead by one shot on the opening day.
Jul 27th, 2018
Masters champion Patrick Reed shot a scintillating second-round 66 to set the clubhouse target on day two of the Porsche European Open.
Jul 7th, 2018
In another blow to the ‘Golf Scientist’ Bryson DeChambeau, the USGA have banned the use of protractors.
May 12th, 2018
Webb Simpson was playing the round of his lifetime at the Players Championship - until the 17th bared its teeth.....
Mar 18th, 2018
Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?
Mar 18th, 2018
After a great up and down on the 14th to get within one of the lead, Tiger Woods blows it with an OB from his drive on the 16th. Oh, Tiger, when will you sort your driving out???!!!
Nov 4th, 2017
Bettinardi Golf, the premium putter brand well known for its colourful headcovers, launched its 1,750th customised headcover recently to celebrate Halloween.
Oct 26th, 2017
A golfer got stabbed at the weekend, simply because he wasn't allowed to play through.
Oct 5th, 2017
Bioflow, one of the worlds leading suppliers of magnetic therapy, has a new one-piece sport wristband design for 2017 offering increased durability and resistance.
Sep 25th, 2017
We all know golf is hard. But when the golfing gods are not on your side, then it just gets a whole lot harder. Here's a Web.com Tour player trying to make his PGA Tour card, when a leaf gets blown into his ball, sending it way off course.
Sep 17th, 2017
A retired golf professional has set a new world record by shooting 22 strokes below his age at a sanctioned Seniors event in California.
Jul 1st, 2017
For the first time ever at a European Tour event, spectators will be allowed to take photos on their mobile phones as part of a pilot scheme being trialled by the European Tour at Portstewart next week.
Jun 25th, 2017
A player taking part in his club’s monthly competition had stopped at the ninth hole when an air ambulance landed on the fairway. But when it took off, the downdraft from its rotor blades blew the payers ball 25ft from the edge of the green and straight into the hole!
May 29th, 2017
2010 USA Ryder Cup team member Jeff Overton is recovering after a "life-threatening infection in his spine", his wife has revealed in a statement on Facebook.
May 3rd, 2017
Golfers from across Europe and beyond will pay homage to a golfing legend as Buenavista Golf prepares to host the Seve Ballesteros Memorial Tournament.
Apr 30th, 2017
The PGA Tour has handed out its first slow–play penalty for 22 years during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.
Apr 29th, 2017
Jason Day was due to have a team meeting with Rickie Fowler to discuss tactics going into their pairing at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, but it turns out that Rickie was otherwise engaged, so to speak.
Apr 18th, 2017
It never pays to mock the swing of a fellow player, as dire consequences can occur. Like this! You have been warned.
Feb 4th, 2017
Next time you're about to mutter something derogatory about your playing partner's swing under your breath, think twice...
Dec 23rd, 2016
Donald Trump’s plans to expand his Aberdeenshire golf resort by building 2,750 new homes and holiday flats have suffered a significant blow.
Dec 9th, 2016
Rather than getting annoyed at not being able to play over the winter months, use the time to practice and improve your golf for next summer. It works for Ernie Els. And Justin Rose. And Fred Couples, and well, most of the best golfers of all time.
Nov 1st, 2016
Halloween went off big style last night. Here are the best of the PGA Tour pros efforts...
Sep 19th, 2016
Poults has been taking his vintage Ferrari F40 for a spin and sharing the experience on Instagram.
Aug 18th, 2016
Olympic Golf medal favourite Lydia Ko got off to a slow start in her first round at the Olympics, and needed a par save on her first hole when her opening tee shot went into a bunker.
Jun 28th, 2016
Shane Lowry has pulled out of the Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus. The Irish team is now in tatters.
Jun 21st, 2016
Shane Lowry boosted his chances of automatic qualification for the European Ryder Cup team in September with his strong performance at the US Open.
Jun 9th, 2016
Shane Lowry has decided to defend his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title later this month. This will mean that he will miss out on what could be precious Ryder Cup points.
May 29th, 2016
Tony Finau has said sorry with flowers to a lady golf fan who he hit right on the head. He's a class act is Tony.
Apr 21st, 2016
From January 1, 2017, a new Ohio traffic law will allow golf carts on all Ohio roadways with a speed limit of 35 mph or less. Is this setting a dangerous precedent or will they be the new smart cars?
Nov 28th, 2015
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has built an impressive five-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Malelane, South Africa.
Sep 26th, 2015
Cristie Kerr fired a super third round 65 to soar up the Lacoste Ladies Open De France Leaderboard. Emily Kristine Pedersen leads on -11, Charley Hull is six shots back after a 68 and GolfPunk Golf Nurse Carly Booth is in 14th place at -2 after a third round 71.
Sep 12th, 2015
Soren Kjeldson holds a one shot lead at the halfway stage of the KLM Open as the incredibly low scores kept coming on day 2.
Feb 9th, 2020
It was great to see Graeme McDowell win again on the European Tour but had the tour applied the slow play rules more strictly come Sunday afternoon might it have been a different story? The Northern Irishman was carrying a ‘bad time’ after a transgression during his second round and playing in the final pairing come Sunday he and partner Victor Dubuisson became detached at the back of the field.
Jan 17th, 2020
Master Craftsman Scotty Cameron has produced a reboot of his classic designs to produce eight new blade and mid-mallet setups precision milled putters. Retaining the classic Scotty Cameron look the putters look to deliver a tour level performance to the retail market.
Jan 13th, 2020
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.
Nov 24th, 2019
GolfNow the biggest online tee time agency in the golf industry has grabbed an even bigger share of the market following the acquisition of EZLinks Golf by GolfNow owner, NBC Sports Group. Part of the EZLinks Golf portfolio is the online tee time booking platform TeeOff. So, what does this consolidation signal to the golf industry?
Oct 31st, 2019
So it's Halloween and we scratched our heads to come up with an appropriate article to put out there before all those candy fuelled little darlings start pounding on your door. So we went searching back for some of our favourite 'trick' shots and then found the best shots of the year as your 'treat' for tuning in. Contrived we hear you say - it's a fair cop!
Sep 15th, 2019
It was a brutal day at Gleneagles with high winds, rain and low temperatures testing the mettle of both teams. Team USA came out narrowly on top taking the afternoon fourballs by 2½ matches to 1½ after the morning foursomes had been shared. So, it is all tied at 8-8 ahead of the twelve singles today and the Americans, given their past record in singles, must be viewed as the favourites.
Aug 15th, 2019
It’s a hot topic and one that is not going to go away. Slow play is killing our game and GolfPunk for one will not stand idly by and accept that nothing can be done. We believe our manifesto can speed up play will go a long way to get the guys round quicker!
Aug 8th, 2019
As we start the end of season scramble, which is the Fedex Cup playoff, starting first at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, the problem of slow play rears its ugly head once again. Both Rory and Brooks were asked in yesterday’s interviews about the problem and neither of them held back their criticism and the need for the governing bodies to take action.
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!
Jul 21st, 2019
Ireland’s Shane Lowry produced what he called "one of the most incredible days of my life" shooting an eight-under-par 63 that gives him a four-shot lead going into the final day of the Open at Royal Portrush! Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is the closest rival on 12 under after a 66 with JB Holmes third on 10 under. World number one Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose sit one further back but there are tough weather conditions forecast for the final day.
Jul 21st, 2019
They needed it to be tough out there if they were going to challenge Shane Lowry but in the end, it was too tough and the conditions actually played in to the hands of the big man. For a man who grew up playing links golf up and down Ireland he was always going to be one of best equipped if the really high winds came.
Jul 20th, 2019
The fairy tale has slowly unwound. Local boy, Darren Clarke, who led the field off on Thursday in the 148th Open Championship, took seven at the last to miss the cut. Rory McIlroy, who famously shot 61 around Royal Portrush at the age of 16, shot 65, equalling best score of the day, but agonisingly missed the cut by one. And our man, Gmac, held firm just making it through on the cut line, nine back from the leader.
Apr 19th, 2019
Following the storm delays of Friday, Shane Lowry completed his second round on Saturday morning, retaining his one shot lead over the field. His impressive run of bogey free golf continued with only one in his first 48 holes but he then dropped a shot at his next two holes. He did well at the 14th to only drop the one shot as his approach found the water and it required a fine long putt to rescue the situation.
Jan 23rd, 2018
Callaway has launched its 2018 Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X golf balls, featuring graphene, the strongest and thinnest material on planet earth.
Aug 13th, 2017
It was a mad old moving day finish at the USPGA at Quail Hollow, but Kevin Kisner remains the leader going into the final day.
Aug 13th, 2017
Here are the tee times and pairings for the final day of the USPGA at Quail Hollow.
Aug 13th, 2017
Rory McIlroy’s challenge for major honours in 2017 is effectively over, but he is already looking to the future.
Aug 12th, 2017
The BBC is getting some serious flak for its red button coverage of the USPGA, but Peter Alliss has been fighting back.
Aug 11th, 2017
OK, so I always put money on Kevin Kisner to win every major. Don't ask me why. I just get the impression he might one day. So I always put money on him at the majors. Always. Except for this time. And naturally he is leading after day one... Anyway, I cheered myself up by watching these brilliant shots from last night.