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Muirfield vote to allow women members

Muirfield vote to allow women members

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. 

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Jan 25th, 2017

Lorks a Lordy, as if there weren't more pressing matters at hand, Muirfield are in the news again as they announce they will have yet another vote on whether to go berserk and allow females to be admitted to their club.

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Jul 1st, 2016

The big day has arrived for the members of Royal Troon. The special meeting that was announced two weeks ago in the light of the appalling vote at Muirfield will go ahead tonight. And we are praying for a resounding YES.

Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Jun 27th, 2019

So Muirfield or to give its proper title, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, has formally invited women to join the club as members for the first time since voting to change the club’s rules in 2017.

Two All Male Clubs allow women

Two All Male Clubs allow women

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.

Welcome to Jurassic Park

Welcome to Jurassic Park

Feb 17th, 2017

Paddy Power has pulled one of their classic stunts, with the brunt of their joke the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. 

Hero Women's Indian Open Final

Hero Women's Indian Open Final

Oct 7th, 2019

A year after finishing tied for second in the Hero Women’s Indian Open, Christine Wolf enjoyed a much happier experience at DLF Golf and Country Club as she claimed her first Ladies European Tour title.  The 30-year-old Austrian, who had led by three going into the 18th hole 12 months ago before a nightmare double-bogey wrecked her chances, was able to take care of unfinished business.

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 2

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 2

Oct 5th, 2019

Australia’s Whitney Hillier carded a one-under round of 71 to claim a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Hero Women’s Indian Open. She leads by a single shot from Norway’s Marianne Skarpnord with Linda Wessberg of Sweden and Meg MacLaren of England a further shot back.

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 3

Hero Women’s Indian Open Day 3

Oct 5th, 2019

Christine Wolf shot an excellent five-under-par 67 in the third round of the Hero Women’s Indian Open to take a one stroke lead into the final round at DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurugram. The 30-year-old Austrian will be determined to make amends for last year when she dumped her third shot into the water at the 18th to take a double bogey and lose the event by two shots.

Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Ko Wins CP Women’s Open

Aug 26th, 2019

World number one, Jin Young Ko, walked arm in arm up to the 18th green at the CP Women’s Open yesterday with defending champion and local girl Brooke Henderson, as she cruised to a five shot lead over her nearest rival, Denmark’s Nicole Broch Larsen, to confirm that she is in her class of her own on the LPGA Tour this year.

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Fairy tale Women’s British Open

Aug 4th, 2019

She is only 20, has never played a major championship or even played outside Japan until this week and now Hinako Shibuno finds herself leading the Women’s British Open at Woburn. She takes a two-shot lead into the Sunday but there is plenty of talent queuing up behind her should she slip up on the final day.

Buhai goes clear at Women’s British Open

Buhai goes clear at Women’s British Open

Aug 3rd, 2019

It was all getting quite crowded at the top of the leaderboard on day two at the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn on Friday until the overnight leader, Ashleigh Buhai, who was out late in the day, suddenly put her foot on the accelerator to open up daylight between her and the field.

Back to back Royals for the Women

Back to back Royals for the Women

Aug 2nd, 2019

The AIG Women’s British Open is now set to follow Woburn Golf Club with back to back regal courses with Royal Troon added to the Championship roster for 2020 and Royal Porthcawl confirmed for 2021.  It seems therefore, that that we are set for some quality golf on iconic courses now that The R&A has taken over the women's home Championship.

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Women’s British Open Tee Times

Jul 31st, 2019

Defending Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall is set to tee off at 12.16 on Thursday alongside Brooke Henderson of Canada and Japan’s Mamiko Higa and according to her she is “actually very excited. I don't feel any pressure. It’s really nice for me to be home because I've been in the US the whole year.”

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!

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN GETS MORE DOSH

Jul 11th, 2019

GolfPunk fave Georgia Hall (no less!!) and nine of the past ten Champions will compete at the Women’s British Open for a 40% larger prize fund of $4.5m (circa £3.6m at time of writing) in recognition of the importance of the Championship and women’s golf according to the R&A.

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP GIVEAWAY!

Jul 10th, 2019

We get a loads of stuff sent to us at GP Towers and a much of it doesn’t really get us going.  One area sure to unite the team are any efforts to bring in young’uns into our beloved sport and on Sunday 14th (this weekend) Crown Golf have a beauty as over 100 juniors can walk away with a year’s free membership!

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Aug 4th, 2018

The galleries were large with few seats left within the first tee grandstand. For many, it would be a daunting experience as they settled their nerves ahead of their third round of a major championship. 

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Aug 3rd, 2018

Georgia Hall has continued with her fine form from yesterday at Royal Lytham St Annes and in doing so, has put herself in a prime position to contend at this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open. However, it is Pornanong Phatlum that finds herself in pole position at the halfway stage with a one-stroke advantage over the Brit. 

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Aug 2nd, 2018

You have to go back to 2009 in order to remember the last time that a British player last won the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Back then, Catriona Matthew sealed victory after giving birth to her daughter only 11 weeks prior. It has been a long wait but perhaps Royal Lytham St Annes could provide another British winner. 

 MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR WOMEN’S GOLF DAY AS VENUES AROUND THE WORLD SIGN UP

May 1st, 2018

With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Ricoh British Women's Open preview

Aug 1st, 2017

Braving the elements is part and parcel of links golf and one thing is for certain, the elements can be pretty wild in and around St Andrews. Here's GP's preview of the Ricoh British Women's Open. 

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Attempts to move US Women's Open

Jul 15th, 2017

President Trump's New Jersey based golf course was selected to host this years U.S. Women's Open back in 2012. At the time, this didn't seem to cause much contention. But it now emerges that threats of legal from the Trump stopped any later thoughts of changing the venue in their tracks.

Host club for Japan Olympics fails to resolve women's issue

Host club for Japan Olympics fails to resolve women's issue

Feb 7th, 2017

The Kasumigaseki Country Club, host golf club for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has failed to reach a decision about ending a ban on women as full members, with the head of its board of directors calling the situation "a nuisance."

PlayMoreGolf's flexible membership

PlayMoreGolf's flexible membership

Dec 17th, 2016

PlayMoreGolf, the UK’s flexible membership network, has attracted more than 1,000 members to its network of 30 venues across the UK, since launching in February 2016. 

PUMA launch new women's shoes

PUMA launch new women's shoes

Nov 24th, 2016

PUMA Golf has introduced two new, fashion-forward golf shoes that will ensure ladies are primed and ready to hit the links in style.

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Goodwood GC closes flexible membership scheme

Nov 1st, 2016

Goodwood Golf Club, one of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy, has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.

First Olympic women's hole in one

First Olympic women's hole in one

Aug 20th, 2016

China's Lin Xiyu hit a hole-in-one on the par-three eighth during the third round of the women's golf competition at the Rio Olympics.  Here's a video of Lin's historic ace - the first ever in women's Olympic golf.

Massive increase in Women’s golf

Massive increase in Women’s golf

Jul 30th, 2016

Both England Golf and the Golf Union of Wales have issued statements saying their countries are now witnessing a surge in female golf participation.

Germany nearly has as many golf club members as England

Germany nearly has as many golf club members as England

Apr 21st, 2016

Germany is on the verge of having more members of golf clubs than England for the first time in history according to major new research by professional services firm KPMG. And there is a very simple reason why.

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Lydia Ko successfully defends New Zealand Women's Open

Feb 14th, 2016

Lydia Ko didn’t let the small matter of an earthquake get in the way of her winning the New Zealand Women’s Open, her third victory at the event in four years. We guess that’s why she is the world’s number one woman golfer.

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Steven Gerrard refused membership at Hillside

Jan 14th, 2016

Stevie G ‘Blackballed’ by prestigious Golf Club. Former Liverpool FC and England star, Steven Gerrard has had his application to join Hillside Golf Club snubbed according to reports. The club have rejected his application due to their fear that his off the pitch antics could damage their reputation. 

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Nov 21st, 2015

As we reported last month, members of Wentworth are up in arms at plans by its new Chinese owners to double their annual dues and levy a massive joining fee. Now's there's talk of a fight back and legal action from the members.

Ricoh Women's British Open

Ricoh Women's British Open

Jul 28th, 2015

Here's the list of all the qualifiers for this week's main event, including GolfPunk's very own Golf Nurse Carly Booth!!! Kick off is Thursday... Tee times to follow as soon as they are announced.

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.

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

ECCO Golf evolves award-winning women's Biom Hybrid 3 range

Nov 15th, 2018

Flagbearers of golf hybrid footwear, ECCO GOLF, have added several new styles to their women’s ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 offering, with the popularGORE-TEX® waterproof design now available in a range of eye-catching Spring/Summer colour combinations that feature the refined derby cut lacing style.

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

Oct 11th, 2018

With the new World Handicapping System (WHS) to be introduced in 2020, Club Systems International's PSiTouch screen looks set to become a fixture in English clubhouses after the company was awarded ‘preferred partner' status by England Golf.

On the golf road with Women With Drive's Tisha Alyn

On the golf road with Women With Drive's Tisha Alyn

Oct 5th, 2018

Tish Alyn is on a mission. Make golf more appealing to more people. Here at GolfPunk we know how much fun golf is and we know how cool it is too. Convincing other people is the hard part. And Tish is giving it her best shot. 

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Royal Mid Surrey introduces Associate Members waiting list

Sep 7th, 2018

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, now has a waiting list of golfers under the age of 30 wishing to join as Associate Members for the first time in the club’s long history having reached its capacity of 120 Associate Members.

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Aug 30th, 2018

On the course with the world’s top golfers and surrounded by the cheers of fellow countrymen, Brooke Henderson won the LPGA CP Women’s Open on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian to win the title in 45 years, and the second Canadian to win in the event’s history.

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 5th, 2018

It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.

 More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

May 27th, 2018

VPAR (www.vpar.com) – the award-winning technology platform, has launched a new golf membership programme, Club VPAR, designed with flexibility in mind and to promote more golf in the UK. Think ClassPass for golf memberships.

Deangate Ridge GC members fear golf club to be closed

Deangate Ridge GC members fear golf club to be closed

Feb 2nd, 2018

A GolfPunk reader has written to us fearing that his local municipal course, Deangate Ridge in Kent, is being closed in order to turn it into housing - setting a dangerous precedent for municipal golf courses. 

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Golf Spiv calls the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 3rd, 2017

The Ricoh Women’s British Open is at Kingsbarns this year and one thing is certain. This one is wide open. The weather alone can be both beautiful and brutal in equal measure. Brace yourself, anything can happen here. 

Golf club members stunned

Golf club members stunned

Jun 21st, 2017

Members of Westhoughton Golf Club, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, were amazed when a pilot landed his Steen Skybolt sports bi–plane on the 14th hole's 356–yard par–4 fairway.

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Carly Booth qualifies for US Women’s Open

Jun 6th, 2017

Carly Booth, Caroline Hedwall, Meghan MacLaren and Kelsey MacDonald all qualified for the US Women’s Open through Sectional Qualifying at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

Free junior membership campaign

Free junior membership campaign

May 10th, 2017

As part of its on–going commitment to increase golf participation, MacDonald Hotel and Resorts has launched a campaign to provide children with the opportunity to become a junior member, free of charge. 

Stoke Park Members get first taste

Stoke Park Members get first taste

Mar 13th, 2017

The patience of Stoke Parks members will be rewarded on April 21, when they will be have the first experience of the venue's renovated and reopened Alison Course (holes 10-18).

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Resignations and division over Obama membership

Jan 17th, 2017

As Bart Simpson said: "The ironing is delicious". He meant to say 'irony', of course. The ironing is not quite so delicious for out-going President of the United States Barack Obama, whose application to join Woodmont GC has created a veritable whoopsie storm.

Ha Na Jang to defend HSBC Women’s Champions

Ha Na Jang to defend HSBC Women’s Champions

Nov 21st, 2016

Reigning champion Ha Na Jang has confirmed that she will defend her title at the 2017 HSBC Women’s Champions, taking place at Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore 2 – 5 March 2017.

New women’s vote to go-ahead at Muirfield

New women’s vote to go-ahead at Muirfield

Aug 3rd, 2016

Muirfield Golf Club's committee is seeking to hold a new ballot on admitting female members a mere six weeks after a controversial vote, which kept the club male only.

USA best nation in women's golf

USA best nation in women's golf

Jul 25th, 2016

Is this just GolfPunk being rubbish or did no one else have a clue what the UL International Crown was? Anyway, England nearly won but then America did instead. Confirming status as best golfing nation...

Royal Troon vote yes to women

Royal Troon vote yes to women

Jul 1st, 2016

Royal Troon members have voted "overwhelmingly" at a special meeting to allow women to join the club. Hoorah! Welcome to the 20th century. Which the rest of us left behind 16 years ago...

Barra GC down to 15 members

Barra GC down to 15 members

Jun 2nd, 2016

One of the most picturesque golf clubs in the UK, Isle of Barra GC in Scotland, could close as it is down to just 15 members.

Brocket Hall throws out its 920 members

Brocket Hall throws out its 920 members

Mar 25th, 2016

The new owner of Brocket Hall, the hotel and golf club in Hertfordshire which went into administration a year ago, has thrown out its 920 members after being bought by its former owner.

US golf pro accused of membership fraud

US golf pro accused of membership fraud

Mar 16th, 2016

An American golf pro has been sacked after admitting he knew of, and attempted to conceal, fraudulent activity relating to the sale of golf membership cards.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Feb 17th, 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.