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UK and Ireland

May 5th, 2022 Article

GolfPunk on tour: Isle of Wight

It's the home of Cowes Week and hosts a famous music festival once a year but did you know the Isle of Wight is the sunniest place in the UK? We didn't but the sun was certainly shining as GolfPunk took the waves to explore what the Island had to offer to golfers.

Feb 14th, 2022 Article

St. Mellion unveils £2m Holiday Cottage Collection

It goes without saying that St. Mellion is a golf resort destination of choice for many a golfer. The Cornish resort, home to the renowned Nicklaus Signature Course, regularly features in ‘must play’ articles by leading industry publications, most recently recognised in the Today’s Golfer Top 100 and in Golfshake.com ‘The Best Golf Courses to Play in 2022’.

Aug 17th, 2021 Article

You Little Beauty: Chart Hills

I last played Chart Hills not long after it opened back in the early 1990s. Memories are sketchy, but two things came to mind about the first course designed by Sir Nick Faldo in Europe: bunkers everywhere and secondly that it was tough, really tough.

May 5th, 2021 Article

The new Improved Machrie Links

The Machrie Links Greens Team has completed the addition of 34 new eco bunkers and nine new championship tees to the links, under the guidance of course architect, DJ Russell. The bunkers have been introduced to create a more strategic course, with more risk-reward holes.

Mar 30th, 2021 Article

North Foreland offers affordable golf

East Kent’s highly-regarded seaside golf club, North Foreland, is giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy its unique 18-hole par-three Northcliffe Course from just £10 per person or £35 for a fourball when booking online.

Feb 15th, 2021 Article

Nairn's post lockdown deal

The Nairn Golf Club is giving UK golfers the opportunity to book a break with confidence this year with the introduction of a specially reduced fourball rate on the historic club’s newly renovated Championship Course.

Jul 4th, 2018 Article

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

Apr 16th, 2018 Article

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.

Apr 16th, 2018 Article

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

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.

Oct 18th, 2017 Article

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....