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Annika Sorenstam making history again

Annika Sorenstam making history again

Oct 31st, 2019

Stop Press: Sweden’s Annika Sorenstam is set to become the first female professional to compete in the PNC Father Son Challenge. We’ve just picked the Brigadier up off the floor spluttering something about it never happening at West Hill or something. Yes, it is called a father son event but this is 2019 and actually the fairer sex has competed before.

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

Nov 7th, 2018

When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

Sep 30th, 2019

Victor Perez became the first French winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship after one of the most exciting finishes in the history of the event, winning by one shot from England’s Matthew Southgate at St Andrews. Whilst, at the same time, Rory McIlroy, finishing tied for 26th place complains to the BBC that the European Tour is too easy.

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Day 3

Sep 29th, 2019

England’s Matthew Southgate and Victor Perez of France take a two shot lead into the final round at the Old Course, St Andrews in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Perez shot his second 64 of the week at Kingsbarns Golf Links to move to twenty under and was joined at the top of the leaderboard by Southgate who birdied his final hole at St Andrews to card a 65.

BMW PGA Championship Final

BMW PGA Championship Final

Sep 23rd, 2019

Danny Willett made a welcome return to form winning the BMW PGA Championship with a comfortable three shot victory after posting a five-under-par 67 on Sunday at Wentworth.  Overnight joint leader, John Rahm of Spain struggled to card a 70 whilst South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout's charge slightly petered out leaving him third.

Sanderson Farms Championship

Sanderson Farms Championship

Sep 23rd, 2019

The Sanderson Farms Championship from the Country Club of Jackson delivered another first-time winner when Sebastian Munoz saw off 2019 Rookie of the Year, Sungjae Im, on the first hole of a playoff. It was the Columbian’s first tour victory and follows the win by Joaquin Niemann of Chile at last week’s win at the A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier.

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

Sep 22nd, 2019

It was as you were at Wentworth as both overnight leaders shot four-under-par rounds of 68 to extend their lead to three shot over the field. Chasing them are Englishman Justin Rose, South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who both carded 69, and India’s Shubhankar Sharma who had one of the round of the day, a six-under 66.

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

Sep 21st, 2019

A rejuvenated Danny Willett heads the leaderboard alongside Jon Rahm of Spain on eleven-under-par after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Two shots back sit Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, world number four Justin Rose and Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.

BMW PGA Championship Day 1

BMW PGA Championship Day 1

Sep 20th, 2019

Matt Wallace is a man in form. Following a third place in the KLM Open in Holland last week he shot a flawless seven under par 65 to take a one stroke lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Londoner, Wallace leads Spain’s Joh Rahm and Sweden’s Henrik Stenson by one shot. With Justin Rose a further short back after a five under 67.

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Fedex Cup Tour Championship latest

Aug 23rd, 2019

There was lots of concern that the new format of the Tour Championship was going to result in the FedEx Cup leader running away with things and there being a lack of drama at East Lake Golf Club over the last big weekend for the PGA Tour.  Well things didn’t really work out like that as Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all start day two tied on 10 under with Rory just one behind.

FedEx Cup Tour Championship

FedEx Cup Tour Championship

Aug 22nd, 2019

The finale of the PGA Tour season is upon us and already we have a leaderboard in the race for that crazy payout of $15 million to the winner. Thirty men, honourable and true, will tee it up at the East Lake Golf Club just outside Atlanta with dollar signs in their eyes. Justin Thomas already leads by two, crazy we know but then again, the whole thing is.

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

South Koreans dominate Evian Championship

Jul 28th, 2019

South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim holds a one-shot lead over compatriot Sung Hyun Park heading into day four of the Evian Championship.  Indeed, Kim has no shortage of company from home as five of the top six players are from South Korea with the only interloper being Shanshan Feng of China.

Time for the women’s majors

Time for the women’s majors

Jul 25th, 2019

The men’s majors are over and so attention turns to the women, or ladies as they were referred to when I was growing up. We have a double header with the Evian Championship in France this week followed straight away by the Women's British Open. And we thought the men were compressing their majors too much!

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Mar 14th, 2019

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

Aug 17th, 2018

When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.

More major success for Mizuno irons

More major success for Mizuno irons

Aug 14th, 2018

Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.  

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Aug 8th, 2018

Steve Staunton has won this year’s first Celeb-Am at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Staunton put in a stunning performance on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory with a score of +1 (35). He fought off competition from the likes of ex-Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore and former Strictly judge Len Goodman. 

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 7th, 2018

The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930. 

Rickie Fowler's looks for the PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler's looks for the PGA Championship

Aug 6th, 2018

Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines in PUMA Golf’s Autumn, Winter ’18 collection including fresh, on-trend polos and new P Cap colorways, during the 100th PGA Championship. Rickie will also carry a Limited-Edition COBRA Bag designed with The PGA Championship in mind.

Open Championship sensation Sam Locke

Open Championship sensation Sam Locke

Aug 3rd, 2018

Fresh from his remarkable performance at The Open, one of golf’s brightest young talents, Sam Locke is set to head to Nailcote Hall for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.

Major Golf Direct comes on board

Major Golf Direct comes on board

Jul 21st, 2018

Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant. 

 From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

Jul 5th, 2018

They’re twins perhaps best known for being stars of one of the biggest film franchise of all time, Harry Potter, but James and Oliver Phelps have also become regular faces at golf courses across the country. This year, they will be returning to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Tour Championship pairings and tee times

Sep 20th, 2017

Here are the pairings and starting times for the first round of the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. It's time to get the job done. 

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Robbie Fowler wins Farm Foods British Par 3 Championship

Aug 12th, 2017

The 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship concluded today with former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler winning the final Celeb–AM. He claimed victory in a thrilling final round with a score of +3.

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Jul 18th, 2017

They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

May 28th, 2017

Alex Noren pulled out all the stops at the BMW PGA Championship today to win by two shots with a superb course record equalling 62.

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

May 27th, 2017

On moving day at the BMW Championship the leader board has tightened up, and with the wind getting up, it was an altogether tougher day out there on the newly renovated West course. And it is still anyone's title. 

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major. 

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Apr 17th, 2017

With a run of 52 holes without a bogey, American Cristie Kerr won the LOTTE Championship presented by Hershey by three shots over three players.   

World Crazy Golf Championships

World Crazy Golf Championships

Apr 8th, 2017

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.  

Majorca golf get–away

Majorca golf get–away

Mar 16th, 2017

A secret sanctuary in southern Majorca, adults-only hotels Pure Salt Port Adriano and Pure Salt Garonda have re–opened this month with an exclusive golf package that will take guests to some of Europe’s best courses.

Gleneagles to host European Golf Team Championships

Gleneagles to host European Golf Team Championships

Feb 21st, 2017

Gleneagles has today been unveiled as an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi–sport event that will see Gleneagles make golfing history as host of the first ever European Golf Team Championships.

Kaiser Chiefs to play at BMW Championship

Kaiser Chiefs to play at BMW Championship

Feb 16th, 2017

Well, stone me with a ticking stick caked in surprise substances.. Has the European Tour joined the 21st century? Kaiser Chiefs to bring house down at BMW, Wentworth. I predict a significant upgrade from Mike & The Mechanics...

American Golf Long Drive Championship

American Golf Long Drive Championship

Feb 7th, 2017

American Golf is gearing up for its annual festival of big hitting as the qualifying rounds of its 2017 Long Drive Championship take place in every American Golf store next weekend.

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

12 Star showdown for Abu Dhabi Championship

Nov 9th, 2016

A 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett.

Hideki Matsuyama three clear at WSG Champions

Hideki Matsuyama three clear at WSG Champions

Oct 29th, 2016

Hideki Matsuyama is poised to become the first Japanese player to win a WGC championship. At 17 under par, he is three clear of Russell Knox and four ahead of Daniel Berger. 

BMW Championship Day 3

BMW Championship Day 3

Sep 11th, 2016

Here's the take away from Day 3 at the BMW. In the third round of the BMW, Dustin Johnson put the foot down on the back nine, finishing with 4 birdies in the last 5 holes to take a 3-shot lead going into the final round. Check out the video here.   

 American Golf Junior Championships

American Golf Junior Championships

Aug 12th, 2016

Junior golfers have been battling it out this summer for a place in the third American Golf Junior Championships, and they have announced a line up for the final that boasts some of the U.K. & Ireland’s best young golfers.

PGA Championship Final Round Highlights

PGA Championship Final Round Highlights

Aug 1st, 2016

It was a humdinger last night as Jimmy Walker went wire to wire to win the PGA Championship at Baltusrol. Jason Day never gave up though, and took him close. Check out the highlights from the final major of the year below...

Mark Mouland wins the British Par 3 Championship

Mark Mouland wins the British Par 3 Championship

Jul 28th, 2016

European Senior Tour winner Mark Mouland finished at the top of the scoreboard today as the Professional competition in the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship came to its conclusion. 

PGA Championship Top Tips

PGA Championship Top Tips

Jul 27th, 2016

The Spiv has spoken! Check out all the best betting tips for the PGA Championship here!!!

PGA Championship Tee Times

PGA Championship Tee Times

Jul 24th, 2016

We've got all the tee times for the PGA Champiosnship, but we've picked out the groups we think you should follow at the final major of the year.

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Jun 13th, 2016

She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!

GolfPunk's PGA Championship Quiz 2016

GolfPunk's PGA Championship Quiz 2016

May 23rd, 2016

It's the BMW PGA Championship and you know what that means. The golf season has properly landed in the UK. To celebrate, we have devised this cheeky little quiz to test your knowledge of the European Tour's flag ship event. Tuck in, the grass in lovely!

Day 3 at the Valspar Championship

Day 3 at the Valspar Championship

Mar 13th, 2016

Bill Haas took the lead on the third day of the Valspar Championship, from Graham DeLaet, AKA the greatest beard in golf. But more impressively after his terrible start to the week Jordan Spieth has got himself into the top ten going into the last day at Innsisbrook.

GolfSpiv calls the Valspar Championship

GolfSpiv calls the Valspar Championship

Mar 8th, 2016

Spiv was not far away from a monster payout as Danny Willett contended to the end at the WGC Cadillac. Then he hit the water on 18 and that dream was over. Still, the Yorkshire man produced a nice Each Way. 

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Feb 16th, 2016

Vietnam’s BRG Group and Nicklaus Design have signed a deal to develop golf courses in Vietnam. The contract will see Nicholas Design create courses in 22 different provinces of the country.