Social Spotlight: Free coffee for Dunne & good vibes for Wie

The Scoop

A rundown of the golfing week on social media

Hot off the back of a fantastic run at St Andrews – which saw him sitting pretty at the top of the leaderboard alongside Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Day after three rounds – 22-year-old Irish amateur Paul Dunne was rewarded with free coffee for the rest of his days by one cafe.

A pretty sweet deal, though it prompted concerns from the 22-year-old about the hazards of a caffeine overdose.

And as one comment points out: it’s free beer if he wins next year.

pauldunne11 Haha brilliant! Looks like I’m not sleeping for a while!

The Open 2015: 8 things you didn’t know about Paul Dunne

Insta of the Week: #GoodVibesOnly for Michelle Wie

themichellewie Basking in the positive vibes #goodvibesonly #healbodyheal

Social media addict Michelle Wie adds #GoodVibes to her increasingly extensive injury treatments. No #BadVibes allowed. Go away #BadVibes.

Viral Video of the Week

This golfer is so excited about his brand new GoPro. He takes it down with him to the course; he can’t wait to show his mates a recording of his swing in glorious high-definition. GoPros are brilliant.


Take 1. Why wasn’t the camera behind or to the side of his address? I don’t know, but it’s great to watch.

“Are you serious? It’s f****** broken!”

Watch it here

Shameless Plug of the Week

Aiming to get more women involved in the game, our #ThisGirlGolfs campaign has been doing the rounds on social, gaining coverage from Sky Sports and BBC News along the way.

Give it a watch here – it’s quite good.


Other Photo of the Week: Trump steals Women’s British Open Spotlight


Donald Trump claimed that he would only be discussing golf but he couldn’t help himself. The GOP candidate used his trip to the Women’s British Open at Turnberry to slate Obama and Hillary Clinton. 

He also claimed that he would “get on very well” with Russian president, Vladimir Putin.

Just look at his little hat.

The last time the Women’s British Open was at Turnberry

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