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'Duel in the sun' crowned the Open's greatest finish

'Duel in the sun' crowned the Open's greatest finish

Jul 17th, 2016

Following the culmination of almost two months of voting across the world, Glenmorangie, The Spirit of The Open is pleased to announce that the ‘Duel In The Sun’, between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry in 1977 has been chosen as The Open’s all-time Greatest Finish.    

RBC Heritage Latest

RBC Heritage Latest

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.

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Ecuador - golf's latest destination

Nov 16th, 2018

At GolfPunk we are always looking out for new golf destinations, and when this video caught our eye, we thought we had to share it. Golf in Ecuador! We are loving the idea, and are ready to pack our bags at a moment's notice. 

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Apr 17th, 2018

Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.

America wrestle back fastest hole by a team of four

America wrestle back fastest hole by a team of four

Feb 6th, 2018

Our friends over at 18Birdies.com have been busy across the pond, getting an American team to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest hole of golf by a team of four, which was previously held by a European team consisting of Ian Poulter, Tyrrell Hatton, Matt Fitzpatrick and Matthew Southgate. Here's how they beat the record.

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Mark Hensby reacts to drug test violation ban

Dec 13th, 2017

Mark Hensby has claimed he was "unable to complete the urine test" when asked to do prior to the opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship in October, but missing it resulted in a one-year ban for the 46-year-old Australian Tour Player.

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Tiger Woods – Top 10 greatest shots ever

Sep 19th, 2017

He might be currently languishing at 1,136 in the world rankings but lest we forget this guy was the greatest golfer of his generation and possibly anyone else's. Take a deep breath and strap yourself in. It's Tiger's best 10 shots ever on the PGA Tour...

Jeff Ritter: The World's Greatest Stretch

Jeff Ritter: The World's Greatest Stretch

Sep 16th, 2017

The majority of us warm up by loosening our jaws around a bacon sandwich, which is far from ideal and likely explains why we knobble it off the first tee. 

Road-testing Cobra Connect

Road-testing Cobra Connect

May 9th, 2017

When we first heard about Cobra Connect we were very, very excited. Fitted into the F7 drivers, this technology tells you exactly how your drives perform over your round. The good, the bad and the downright ugly... but ultimately the perfect tool to achieve top-bombing status...

Protests at Trump Turnberry

Protests at Trump Turnberry

Apr 22nd, 2017

A protest has taken place as Trump Turnberry is set to remove rail travel benefits from a former employee's pension package.

Augusta cuts field for Par-3 contest

Augusta cuts field for Par-3 contest

Mar 14th, 2017

David Duval, Ian Baker-Finch and Rich Beem are amongst the ex-tour players who will miss out at this year's Masters Par-3 contest due to a change in eligibility rules.

Clint Eastwood testifies at employee trial

Clint Eastwood testifies at employee trial

Mar 8th, 2017

Neal Morton, an employee at Clint Eastwood's Tehama Golf Club in Carmel, was sentenced to 19 months in prison for embezzeling money from the club. And Clint was there to testify against him.   

How not to test out the golf range safety nets

How not to test out the golf range safety nets

Mar 5th, 2017

Don't be put off by the grainy picture. This is an epic golf fail, and this one's going viral. Here's how not check out if the safety nets are working down at the driving range! 

Testing Troia

Testing Troia

Oct 1st, 2016

The second leg of our Robert Jones Senior and Junior journey takes us down from Quinta da Marinha to the port city of Setubal, the hometown of the chosen–one, Jose Mourinho, to take on the testing Troia.

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Vote on the greatest Open finishes

Jul 14th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the final five videos here. The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here, and have your say.

The Greatest Open Finishes

The Greatest Open Finishes

Jul 13th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. You can watch the first five here. We will be posting the next five tomorrow.  The Top 10 have been chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Enjoy the greatest finishes here.

The Open's greatest finishes

The Open's greatest finishes

Jul 12th, 2016

Our friends at Glenmorangie want you to vote on what you think is the greatest ever Open finish. Here are the Top 10, as chosen by an expert panel, including Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose. Have your say now and win prizes.      

 Miss Wisconsin contestants to play golf

Miss Wisconsin contestants to play golf

Jun 20th, 2016

We love this innovative idea from the good people of Wisconsin. Miss Wisconsin contestants will play golf for scholarships at a tournament on Friday.

Finca Cortesin is latest World of Leading Golf Venue

Finca Cortesin is latest World of Leading Golf Venue

Apr 21st, 2016

The multi-award-winning, independent, five-star Finca Cortesin - one of Europe's leading golf resorts - has joined World of Leading Golf (WLG), the international organisation representing some of the world's best golf venues. 

The Masters Par 3 Contest

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Apr 7th, 2016

There were nine holes in one last night at the Masters Par 3 Contest. 9. From 80 year old legend Gary Player, playing with Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, to back to back aces from Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, they're all here.

Brocket Hall latest – mass protest on the first tee!

Brocket Hall latest – mass protest on the first tee!

Mar 28th, 2016

As we reported last week, the new owners of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, have thrown out their 920 members. Now the fight back has begun.

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

Latest on Beckenham Place Park golf club closure

Mar 28th, 2016

As we reported two weeks ago, Lewisham Council is planning to shut down Braeside Golf Club, which is based at Beckenham Place Park. Now the members are setting up a campaign to save the club.

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Mar 10th, 2016

This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Olympic test event for Brazilians only

Feb 27th, 2016

The test event scheduled for Friday March 8th will be closed to the public, and will only feature nine Brazilian players. The event will only feature five men and four women porfessionals in a stroke play format. Another missed opportunity?

Greatest ever 3 Putt

Greatest ever 3 Putt

Feb 5th, 2016

Here's another masterful three putt video from Pinehurst's Kelly Mitchum. Enjoy.

The Top 5 Greatest Beards In Golf!

The Top 5 Greatest Beards In Golf!

Jan 14th, 2016

So we were twittering about last night when we came across this image of Boo Weekley. Or is it Santa? Or an extra from Sons of Anarchy? Even though the hipster evolution has taken over the world, there really aren't all that many great beards in the world of golf. So, if you want to stand out on the golf course, the answer is to grow a beard.

Wilson launch the softest Urethane golf ball

Wilson launch the softest Urethane golf ball

Dec 1st, 2015

Wilson Staff have launched what they claim to be the softest Urethane covered ball on the market. Urethane is the material used on most tour balls, such as the Titleist Pro V1, and is used because of the extra spin it generates.

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Tiger's Acting Skills Put To The Test

Oct 19th, 2015

If you missed this when it first came out, it's well worth a look.  Tiger Woods stars in a Caddyshack spoof TV advert for American Express.

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

Apr 12th, 2019

 As the freshly blooming azaleas of Augusta National Golf Club mark the arrival of the northern spring, the golfing world’s attention turns towards Georgia, USA, for the first men’s Major of the year – the Masters Tournament, which has been supported by Rolex since 1999.     

Srixon Sports Europe unveils new tour truck

Srixon Sports Europe unveils new tour truck

Apr 11th, 2019

SRIXON® has unveiled its new state-of-the-art Tour Truck. The truck will be attending various demo days across the UK before making its Tour debut in May at the British Masters.   

Gambling and the game of golf

Gambling and the game of golf

Mar 30th, 2019

No matter what game you play, gambling is always fun, especially when played with friends. Imagine mixing the game of golf and gambling over it.

Oscar Jacobsons' SS19 range – performance & fashion

Oscar Jacobsons' SS19 range – performance & fashion

Mar 29th, 2019

Swedish menswear company Oscar Jacobson has been around since 1903, but they only started making golf clobber in the 1970s. They've made quite an impact since then with golf attire that seamlessly combines performance with fashion. Next up, the OJ SS19 range...

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

Fleming Golf Tips: Dell Matchplay

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!!

West Cliffs scales new heights

West Cliffs scales new heights

Mar 22nd, 2019

West Cliffs Golf Links has further enhanced its reputation as one of the leading lights of world golf after claiming a leading accolade in Golf Inc. magazine’s prestigious ‘2019 Golf Development of the Year’ awards.

European and Asian Tours to sanction 25th Volvo China Open

European and Asian Tours to sanction 25th Volvo China Open

Mar 21st, 2019

The 25th anniversary edition of the RMB 20 million Volvo China Open will once again be tri-sanctioned by the China Golf Association and the European and Asian Tours when the tournament is staged at The Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen from May 2-5.v

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

We Love Golf Events Hailed As Huge Success

Mar 21st, 2019

The first four Professional Golfers’ Association, We Love Golf events for 2019, have been hailed as a huge success after 135 women and girls braved the wind and rain to take part in four golf taster events held across the Great Britain & Ireland.

Why the Church Course at St Enodoc

Why the Church Course at St Enodoc

Mar 20th, 2019

Great debate abounds year-round amongst golfers and the golf media alike about which the top golf courses in England are, but less often the topic turns to which are the best value courses in a country boasting hundreds of good quality layouts.

Argentario Golf Resort Becomes PGA National Italy

Argentario Golf Resort Becomes PGA National Italy

Mar 20th, 2019

The luxurious and picturesque Argentario Golf Resort & Spa (www.argentarioresort.com) has joined The PGA’s growing list of exceptional branded resorts as the ‘PGA National Italy’.

TaylorMade Irons take top spot

TaylorMade Irons take top spot

Mar 18th, 2019

In the latest instalment of American Golf’s Battle of the Brands challenge, TaylorMade M5 / M6 irons topped the charts with an average distance gain of 10.2 yards when pitted against the leading brands’ in the game by hundreds of American Golf customers.

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Callaway looking longterm with Wiltshire as ambassador

Mar 16th, 2019

Long-driver and rising social media star James Wiltshire is looking to add further yards to his game after agreeing an ambassadorial role with Callaway, which includes a full club fitting for his new clubs and an apparel contract.

Golf Gambling Games Your Squad Should Be Playing Now

Golf Gambling Games Your Squad Should Be Playing Now

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.

 The Best Golf Gambling Stories

The Best Golf Gambling Stories

Mar 7th, 2019

We all long to hear success stories of people in various fields. There are top professional golfers who have soared so high and The Golf Punk team sought to learn how they made it to the levels they are at today, and below are the betting stories of the best golf gamblers.

PING Launches SS19 Men’s Performance Apparel Collection

PING Launches SS19 Men’s Performance Apparel Collection

Mar 6th, 2019

PING has unveiled details of its new performance driven 2019 Spring/Summer men’s apparel range, which takes its inspiration from the company’s heritage in Arizona, USA, and for the first time features innovative Sensor Cool Cotton, engineered with COOLMAX® fabric, to deliver enhanced comfort and feel.

Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

Mar 5th, 2019

One of Vietnam’s leading golf layouts, Laguna Golf Lang Co, is staying at the top of its maintenance game by utilizing the talents of a very special group of greenkeepers: a family of water buffalo.

First PGA win for Keith Mitchell

First PGA win for Keith Mitchell

Mar 5th, 2019

The 2019 Honda Classic proved to be an early season highlight for Mizuno – with winner Keith Mitchell just one of four players using Mizuno irons to hold a share of the lead on the final day.

Big Max introduces T1 Push cart

Big Max introduces T1 Push cart

Mar 5th, 2019

BIG MAX is re-inventing its best-ever selling cart, Ti 1000 with the introduction of the new TI ONE this spring. This re-imagining of Europe’s first ever 3-wheel push cart is bringing BIG MAX’s 2019 technology and design to a product born at the turn of the century while leaving the price point firmly stuck in the year 2000.

Verdura Resort celebrates Spring with unlimited golf

Verdura Resort celebrates Spring with unlimited golf

Mar 5th, 2019

Unlimited golf in an idyllic setting is the mouth-watering prospect that awaits golfers taking up Verdura Resort’s invitation to book a stay-and-play break at the exclusive Sicilian venue this spring.

New Golf Rules viral video

New Golf Rules viral video

Mar 5th, 2019

The most major revision of the rules for more than 30 years came into effect two months ago. Nevertheless, a lot of golfers do not seem to know enough about the rules changes yet.

Golf clubhouse fight goes viral

Golf clubhouse fight goes viral

Mar 5th, 2019

A video has gone viral of a fight between two golfers in the clubhouse at a Gauteng golf club, and the club has now issued a formal apology.

Team TaylorMade's Kurt Kitayama secures Oman Open victory

Team TaylorMade's Kurt Kitayama secures Oman Open victory

Mar 3rd, 2019

Kurt Kitayama produced a remarkable comeback at Al Mouj Golf to win his second European Tour title of the season at the Oman Open. This is the third global win for TaylorMade's new M5 and M6 drivers featuring Speed Injected Twist Face technology and fourth win for the new 2019 TP5/x golf ball.

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

All-Inclusive golf holidays for 2019

Mar 1st, 2019

During 2018 saw the rise of all-inclusive golf holidays abroad, and GolfHolidaysDirect.com have listed the top all-inclusive golf holidays valid throughout 2019.

Powerkaddy reveals strongest ever line-up

Powerkaddy reveals strongest ever line-up

Mar 1st, 2019

PowaKaddy, the world’s best-selling electric trolley company, will launch its most complete trolley range ever in 2019 with the introduction of the eagerly-anticipated Compact C2i GPS model.

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Full round comfort in the UA Hovr Drive

Mar 1st, 2019

Whether you walk the course on weekends or play professionally on the PGA Tour, golfers of all levels know the importance of comfort; they spend more consistent time in their shoes than athletes in any other sport

35,000 tee time bookings and counting

35,000 tee time bookings and counting

Mar 1st, 2019

More than 35,000 rounds of golf that were played on Troon International courses in 2018 were booked via its new tee time booking app, a service launched to revolutionise the way golfers secure their start times in late 2017.