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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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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.
Oct 26th, 2017
For the love of..., I mean..., this is getting ridicu.... JUST HIT IT YOU %£$&^%$*%%^%^%*^$$£!@@!%!!!!!!!!
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.
Oct 26th, 2017
A golfer got stabbed at the weekend, simply because he wasn't allowed to play through.
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 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.
Oct 26th, 2017
Check out this pre-shot routine... if you've got a spare couple of days that is...Golfweek event late 2011.
Jun 14th, 2016
The R&A has introduced two new measures to its Pace of Play Condition in time for The Amateur Championship, which is being played at Royal Porthcawl and Pyle & Kenfig in Wales.
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.
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?
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.
Jan 21st, 2017
We all know the curse of slow play, but now Bromley Golf has become the first golf complex in the country to be branded as a ‘Golf Express Centre’.
Dec 27th, 2016
RolleyGolf are revolutionizing the way golfers travel around the course, and are speeding up the pace of play in the process.
Mar 31st, 2016
Golfers at the Wildernesse Golf Club in Kent are having a right struggle to get a toilet built on their golf course. Here’s why.
Mar 13th, 2020
The Players' Championship in Florida is cancelled and no further tournaments will be played up until the Valero Texas Open. The announcement came from Tour saying it was " the right thing to do for our players and our fans is to pause."
Jan 9th, 2020
With all due respect to Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods et al we think the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) were spot on in voting for Brooks Koepka as Player of the Year for 2019. Koepka’s performance at the four majors was undeniable impressive – to win one, finish second in two and tie fourth in the other is quite some feat.
Jan 9th, 2020
World number one, Jin Young Ko was the runaway winner of the Golf Writers Association of America (“GWAA”) Female Player of the Year. The South Korean star was the overwhelming choice with Nelly Korda way back in second place.
Apr 12th, 2019
Harpenden’s Joss Gosling implemented a smart irons-only game plan in winning last weekend’s 60th Berkhamsted Trophy in association with Bushnell Golf, at Berkhamsted Golf Club.
Mar 27th, 2019
It's all about the shoulders apparently. How to play those tricky downhill long bunker shots with our very own Maria...
Mar 26th, 2019
Great to deliver a winner again for GolfPunk readers; nervy stuff but Paul Casey held on to win at 26/1 at last week’s Valspar Championship!!
Mar 22nd, 2019
Rising Chinese Taipei teenage star Chang Hsin-chiao defied jangling nerves and an accomplished male opponent on a nail-biting final day at the 13th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.
Mar 19th, 2019
It's the biggest purse in world golf and after watching the players go through the grinder all weekend you can't help but think they earned every cent.
Mar 16th, 2019
Whether you are cashing in $2 skins for Nassau team junk, two down presses or any other expensive or complicated golf game, playing golf is always a bit more interesting when there’s cash involved.
Mar 15th, 2019
Tommy Fleetwood and Keegand Bradley lead the way going into day two on -7. Rory is two back while Matt Wallace and Ian Poulter sit at -3. Day one highlights and Fridat tee times here...
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.
Mar 14th, 2019
Step forward Rickie, Bryson and Gary Woodland...
Mar 14th, 2019
It's Tiger Time!! Here are all the tee times for Thursday at The Players Championship, Sawgrass...
Feb 15th, 2019
How to play golf in the rain by Tiger Woods. No umbrella, 15 gloves and wet jumpers...
Feb 1st, 2019
The son of Gary Player, Wayne Player, has been arrested due to an incident involving a house rental at the 2018 Masters.
Jan 23rd, 2019
Galvin Green has boosted the line-up of global ambassadors for the 2019 season with the addition of proven Tour winners to wear its premium apparel.
Dec 29th, 2018
The 2019 PGA Tour promises to be one of the most exciting ones in recent history. With players like Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose leading the way, the Tour is star-packed from top to bottom. But, besides the big names, there are also several players you should keep your eye one this year.
Dec 21st, 2018
One of Europe’s most popular golf and leisure destinations, Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, is kicking off the new year in Spain by inviting PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from across Europe for two exciting tournaments.
Nov 14th, 2018
It's Final Qualifying at the European Tour's Q School at Lumine on Spain's Costa Daurada. Career's are on the line, and it's properly brutal with six rounds of competition golf. Here's how the players prepare themselves for this awesome challenge.
Nov 7th, 2018
Jeff Ritter GolfPunk's very own Sultan of Swing helps you with a tip to improve your iron play.
Sep 25th, 2018
Trouble in your golf sand pit? Never fear, Paige Spiranac is here with an ace tip to get up and down every time...
Sep 22nd, 2018
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.
Sep 14th, 2018
A survey of 59 PGA Tour players, including four major winners, has revealed that 46% of them have played in tournament rounds while being hungover.
Sep 13th, 2018
Tadd Fujikawa has come out as gay in a post on his Instagram account. Hawaii-born Fujikawa (27) who is a Japanese-American golfer 27 made the announcement on World Suicide Prevention Day.
Sep 10th, 2018
European Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood took themselves for a drive at the washed out BMW Championship, and put a call into their Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn…..
Sep 6th, 2018
It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.
Jul 25th, 2018
Global golf icons, major championship winners, stars of the modern game and some of the sport's hottest young talents have joined Gary Player at Wentworth to raise almost $105,000 for good causes during the London leg of his world-leading Invitational Series.
Jul 21st, 2018
A host of the game's greatest golfers will come together for the 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club, London, on 23 July, as the final field is officially confirmed.
Jun 28th, 2018
Justin Thomas is the only US Ryder Cup player who has made it over the pond to play the French Open at Le Golf National in Paris, the home of this year's Ryder Cup. Taking one for the team?
Jun 18th, 2018
One of the biggest names in ladies’ golf, Charley Hull is the latest high-profile professional to be announced for this year’s Farmfoods British Par Championship.
Jun 1st, 2018
A plethora of household names from the world of rugby will compete for a prize fund and global bragging rights in their second chosen sport at the Icons of Rugby Golf Tournament being held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England in July (28 & 29).
May 18th, 2018
We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again.
Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...
May 18th, 2018
This one could run and run. And the run some more. Were DQ'd college teams actually instructed to play from the wrong tee?
May 16th, 2018
12 college golfers were disqualified from a state golf tournament for mistakenly playing from an incorrect tee box.
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.
May 13th, 2018
Barring a miracle or a total meltdown, it is pretty much safe to say that Webb Simpson has this one in the bag, as he shoots a four under 68 to extend his lead to seven shots.
May 13th, 2018
Webb Simpson has surely got it wrapped up, right? But what if Tiger or Jordan take off like they did yesterday? It could be an amazing day. Tee times and R3 highlights right here...
May 12th, 2018
Webb Simpson was playing the round of his lifetime at the Players Championship - until the 17th bared its teeth.....
May 12th, 2018
3rd round tee times and pairings for The Players at Sawgrass.
May 11th, 2018
Golf's '5th major' is here. Tee times and pairings... Tiger with Rickie and Phil...
May 10th, 2018
Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington returned to Carnoustie yesterday to the scene of his dramatic four-hole playoff victory against Sergio Garcia more than a decade ago.
May 10th, 2018
Tiger Woods will tee it up at The 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie in July, it has been confirmed.
May 9th, 2018
It’s the Players Championships in the USA; I haven’t tipped Tiger Woods but I feel he is close to winning soon.
May 9th, 2018
Melissa Reid has spoken out about how some Ladies European Tour players are having to take part time jobs to survive.
May 9th, 2018
It's almost time for the Players Championship, and here's Rickie Fowler taking the P is for Players Challenge. See how Rickie gets on......
Apr 3rd, 2018
adidas Golf has announced the polos to be worn by the world’s top players – defending champion Sergio Garcia, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and world No. 3 Jon Rahm – who will be making their way around the course in Augusta next week in search of a win at the year’s first major.
Mar 29th, 2018
Details for the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Professional Qualifier have been announced, with the qualifier set to take place on Monday July 16th at Nailcote Hall & Country Club, Warwickshire, host venue for the main Championship in August.
Mar 24th, 2018
Justin Thomas has beaten Si Woo Kim in an emphatic 6&5 victory to secure his quarterfinal place, and now faces Kyle Stanley in his quarter final. At the time of writing, he is three up through 12, and another step closer to taking the World No 1 position from Dustin Johnson, who crashed out in the first round.
Mar 21st, 2018
Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.
Mar 11th, 2018
Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston came so close to making a return to the winners circle, but a birdie from fellow Englishman Matt Wallace on the first playoff hole put paid to that.
Mar 2nd, 2018
Tiger Woods has confirmed via Twitter that he will play in two imminent events - the Valspar Championship and the Arnold Palmer Invitational - as he prepares for anothe Masters challenge.
Feb 19th, 2018
Following the introduction of several new players, a new title sponsor in Staysure and brand-new tournaments around the globe, the European Senior Tour is on the rise, with the Farmfoods European Senior Masters one of the newest events on the map.
Jan 11th, 2018
The PGA has suspended Brad Fritsch for three months after he reporting the use of a banned substance, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).
Dec 19th, 2017
According to Golf Week, Tiger Woods will play in the 2018 Genesis Open on 15-18 February, as his comeback gathers pace.
Dec 8th, 2017
Kedleston Park has been recognised by England Golf as an Official Championship Venue. The Derbyshire club will play host to next year’s English Boys’ U16 Open Amateur Stroke Play (McGregor Trophy) from the 17th to the 19th of July.
Nov 22nd, 2017
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.
Nov 19th, 2017
A total of 146 players won at least $1 million in prize money during the 2016-17 season between the PGA Tour and European Tour, according to Golf Week.
Oct 19th, 2017
The one and only Gary Player gives us the chance to punch him in the stomach and tells us what's wrong with the world...
Sep 27th, 2017
Tiger Woods has for the first time ever admitted he may not play competitive golf again in his career.
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 19th, 2017
To celebrate the upcoming Tournament Championship, take five from whatever you're doing and check out these pearlers, including: Sergio and Justin aces in 2008, John Senden's albatross, Matt Kuchar's jaw-dropping recovery Tiger's incredible hole out and Jim Furyk's wowzer-inducing 59...
Sep 18th, 2017
Well, it's about time! Anna Nordqvist's play off win at the Evian Championship was the first major won by a European since 2013!
Sep 18th, 2017
In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.
Sep 12th, 2017
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.
Sep 11th, 2017
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.
Sep 9th, 2017
It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.
Sep 2nd, 2017
Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.
Aug 23rd, 2017
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he intends to play in five more events this year before taking an extended break to recovery from his long standing rib injury.
Aug 7th, 2017
Here we have it. GolfPunk's definitive Top 5 Best Players Who Just Kept Coming Up Short... Lord have mercy on their tortured souls...
Jul 28th, 2017
Sergio Garcia is marrying the former Texas Longhorns golfer Angela Akin this weekend, and their relationship is put to the test with some very personal questions, as they play the newlywed game.
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....
Jul 16th, 2017
Gary Player's been up to his tricks again, and this time it's a back flip into the sea from a boat. For Sir GP age is just a number.
Jul 11th, 2017
Broke Hill Golf Club has changed the fortunes of an amateur golfer literally dogged by bad luck.
Jul 6th, 2017
It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.
Jul 6th, 2017
Rory McIlroy has done a stellar job with the Irish Open, and the field this year is without a shadow of a doubt the best ever. But where are the Americans?
Jul 3rd, 2017
It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.