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Srixon Z U65 Utility Iron Review
Golfshake's Owen Davies puts the new Srixon Z U65 Utility Iron to the test and discovers what the pros and cons are of a utility iron when compare to long irons and hybrids.
Srixon Z H65 Hybrid Review
Srixon launch the new H65 Hybrid at the back end of 2016. In this video Golshake's Owen Davies tests the new Srixon H65 and discovers the impact of Srixon's new Ripple Effect Technology.
Ryder Cup Preview
It's finally here! The 41st Ryder Cup is upon us. Darren Clarke is hoping to lead Team Europe to an historic fourth consecutive triumph, while Davis Love III is attempting to change that run. Derek Clements previews the showpiece.
Rory McIlroy - Europe's Most Important Player and Key to Victory
FedEx Cup champion Rory McIlroy is set to become Europe's Team Leader at Hazeltine. Derek Clements explains why the Northern Irishman is Darren Clarke's most importance player and key to victory.
Pairings - The Importance of Chemistry
It's the most important role of the captain. Just who will Love and Clarke select as pairings? Golfshake's Derek Clements looks at the strategy involved, and the importance of chemistry between the players.
Ryder Cup - Team USA
Davis Love III has been able to assemble a strong American team, which is seeking to triumph in the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008. Take a look through the twelve who will be representing Team USA.
Ryder Cup - Team Europe
Take a look through the profiles and stats of the 12 players that will be representing Europe at the Ryder Cup. With the Open, Masters, Olympic and FedEx Cup champions, it's a strong group for Darren Clarke.
Hazeltine - The Course
Derek Clements takes a closer look at the history and challenges of this week's Ryder Cup venue, Hazeltine. It's a major championship layout, but hasn't always received positive reviews from players.
Ryder Cup Facts and Figures
The Ryder Cup has such a rich and healthy history, regularly depicting some of the game's most important and memorable moments. Here are just a few of the facts and figures that have defined the biennial contest.
Ryder Cup Format and TV Coverage
Planning to follow each moment of the Ryder Cup? We have put together a helpful guide to the televised coverage in the UK, which starts on Friday afternoon.
Rory Produces Stunning FedEx Cup Victory
Rory McIlroy took advantage of a Dustin Johnson collapse to secure the FedEx Cup after a thrilling Sunday at East Lake. Derek Clements reflects on the performance of the man set to be Europe's leader at the Ryder Cup.
Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Dies at 87
Arnold Palmer, the seven-time major champion and golf icon, has sadly passed away at the age of 87. His popularity and charisma revolutionised the sport, with there never having been a more universally beloved figure.
Cleveland RTX-3 Wedge Review
The RTX 3 wedge is the latest offering from one of golf's specialists in short game clubs - Cleveland Golf. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to Trump International, Aberdeen to learn more about the new wedges.
The Worst Ryder Cup Wildcard Picks
Picking a wildcard can often be difficult for the captains of either side and they don't always perform when picked for the big stage of the Ryder Cup. Golf journalist Josh Carr has picked out the worst wildcard picks in the history of the event.
Top 5: European Ryder Cup Moments vs USA Ryder Cup Moments
With the Ryder Cup just around the corner, Golfshake writer Josh Carr has shared with us his memorable moments from previous Ryder Cups for both Team Europe and Team USA.
Derbyshire Golf Development Group Awarded Grant to Drive Participation
The Derbyshire Golf Development Group has been awarded a grant by Sport England that is set to help support the organisation that has pushed the drive to encourage more people to take up golf in the county.
Former Walker Cup Player Aims for European Tour after Jamega Victory
Former Walker Cup player, Dale Witnell shot a course record on the way to securing a commanding victory on the Jamega Pro Golf Tour at Hamptworth. The 28-year-old's next objective is European Tour Qualifying School.
Srixon Z 765 Driver Review
Golfshake's Owen Davies heads to the range to hit the brand new Srixon Z 765 driver for the very first time.
Srixon Z F65 Fairway Wood Review
Review of the looks, feel and performance of the brand new Srixon Z F65 Fairway Wood by Golfshake's Owen Davies
Memorable Tour Championship Moments
The FedEx Cup may only be a decade old, but the Tour Championship dates back to 1987. There have been a number of memorable finishes, from those $10m putts to even the occasion when Phil beat Tiger at his peak.
Cobra Golf Reintroduces Game Changing KING Oversized Irons
Cobra Golf is reintroducing its revered KING Oversized Irons, this time featuring the brand's largest ever iron head and biggest Sweet Zone. This is designed to achieve prodigious distances without yielding forgiveness and control.
Golf World Rankings Confirm Italy as Leading Destination
Italy's reputation as one of Europe's leading golf tourism destinations will only increase after ten of its venues were included as part of Golf World magazine's inaugural 'Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe 2017'.
ETIQUS Unveils Special Edition European Blue Timepiece
ETIQUS are showing their true colours this September with the unveiling of the special edition European Blue Sport Tour golf timepiece, continuing the line of excellence that has seen the British brand achieve a lofty reputation for its quality.
Golfshake launch Putt your way to a Dream Golf Holiday Challenge
Golfshake have teamed up with South Carolina and Golfbreaks.com to bring a brand new challenge this Autumn. Just by taking part you could be winning a truly bucket list prize.
Tour Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis
And then there were 30. Following a long season, the FedEx Cup will conclude at the Tour Championship. Dustin Johnson is in pole position to secure the $10 million jackpot, but the world's best players are in position to stop him.
Porsche European Open Preview, Picks & Analysis
Before jetting off to Hazeltine, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters are in Gemany to compete in the European Open. The home favourite hasn't won in two years, and will be seeking to end that title drought in front of his fans.
Francesco Molinari Secures Dramatic Home Triumph in Italy
Francesco Molinari produced the perfect mix of timing and theatre to send the home fans crazy at the Italian Open by securing the title for a second time. And, it was a significant week for Andrew 'Beef' Johnston in America.
Most Emotional Ryder Cup Moments
The Ryder Cup is an event built on passion and adrenaline. It often drives up fervour and intensity to create moments that spill over into outbursts of emotion. Here are some of the most significant of them.
Best Ryder Cup Partnerships
Identifying partnerships is the most important role of the Ryder Cup captain. Trying to bring together a duo of games and personalities. When it does work, the result can be spectacular. Here are the greatest pairings in history.
Greatest Ryder Cup Matches
With the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine almost upon us, it's an ideal time for a touch of reflection, looking back at the greatest matches that have made a lasting impact and left indelible memories.
GolfBuddy Releases Voice 2 GPS Device
For golfers seeking a small, light, and easy-to-use GPS that can be worn in a variety of ways on the course, the just launched Voice 2 from GolfBuddy is an audio unit that boasts such desired versatility.
PING Launches 2016 Autumn/Winter Men and Ladies Apparel Collections
PING has confirmed the launch of its Autumn/Winter Men's and Ladies Apparel Collections for 2016, which are set to be the brand's most advanced technicla performance range to date, offering unrivaled quality.
More of the Same from Davis Love and the American Ryder Cup Team
American captain Davis Love III has announced his first three Ryder Cup wild-card picks. Derek Clements analyses the selections and whether the US simply following the same old formula.
Galvin Green Premium Shirts Dominate UK Golf Market
According to recently released UK industry retail figures, Galvin Green's high performance Ventil8 cool layer range accounted for 33.1% of golf shirts sold for more than £70 during the first half of this year.
Bryson DeChambeau Books his Ticket to the PGA Tour with First Pro Victory
Former U.S. Amateur champion, Bryson DeChambeau won his first professional title on the Web.com Tour at the weekend, the DAP Championship, which has secured his place on the PGA Tour next season.
Italian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis
Francesco Molinari is bidding to win in front of the home fans in Italy for a second time, but he will have to overcome a strong field, including seven of Europe's Ryder Cup team. Derek Clements looks ahead to the Italian Open.
Imperious Dustin Johnson Produces Exhibition Display to Secure the BMW Title
Derek Clements reports on a weekend that saw Dustin Johnson produced an imperious display to win at Crooked Stood, and which witnessed Joost Luiten delight the huge home crowd at the Dutch Open.
Edel Golf to Exhibit Innovative Clubs at Woburn Short Game Fitting Session
David Edel, the founder of Edel Golf, is set to make an appearance at Woburn Golf Club later this month to demonstrate how continued developments with equipment can vastly improve short games and lower scores.
A Beginner's Guide to the Ryder Cup
With the 2016 Ryder Cup just around the corner, golf journalist Josh Carr offers a beginner's guide to Ryder Cup for those who may not have experienced the showpiece before.
Tiger is Coming Back and Write Him Off at Your Peril
Tiger Woods has announced he will make a comeback to competitive golf later this year. There is both excitement and anxiety of what might happen. However, for Golfshake's Derek Clements, we shouldn't write him off just yet.
QHotels Members Receive Worthy Benefits
Golfers are now able to take advantage of more benefits than ever before with QFairway, a flexible membership scheme that has allowed members to exhange points for overnight breaks and events with QHotels.
Las Colinas Named Spain’s Leading Villa Resort
The World Travel Awards took place at the weekend, and for the second year running, it was Las Colinas Golf & Country Club who took the prestigious title of Spain's Leading Villas Resort, as voted for by the public.
Two UK Regional Final Venues Selected for Upcoming Morocco Matchplay
Two UK venues - Slaley Hall in Northumberland, and Woodbury Park in Devon - have been chosen as regional final sites for the upcoming 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo.
The Belfry Named England's Best Resort for Second Straight Year
Despite some tough competition from many of the nation's finest resorts, The Belfry Hotel & Resort has been declared England's Leading Resort at the prestigious World Travel Awards.
Titleist 917 v Titleist 915 Fairway Woods
Owen Davies compares the new Titleist 917 fairway wood to the Titleist 915 Fairway wood to see what differences the new technology innovations have made.
Titleist introduce 917 Fairway Metals
Titleist have announced the launch of their new fairway metals - The 917. The new metals are notable for Totleist latest innovation in fitting - Surefit CG
Titleist Launch 917 Driver
Titleist have announced the launch of their latest driver. The Titleist 917 Driver promises to deliver complete performance and aim to benefit golfers of all levels.
Belgium's Detry Inspired by Friend and Countryman Thomas Pieters
Belgium's Thomas Detry is celebrating his recent success on the Challenge Tour, but is targeting loftier heights in the future, having been inspired by the exploits of his friend and compatriot Thomas Pieters.
Callaway Unveils Big Bertha OS Irons and Hybrids
Callaway has launched its Big Bertha OS Irons and Hybrids, with an innovative and groundbreaking technology, Exo-Cage, providing even greater levels of levels of forgiveness and distance for golfers looking to improve their games.
New Titleist 917 Driver and Fairway Metals
Golfshake's Owen Davies reports on the launch of the new Titleist 917 driver and fairway metals.
Titleist 917 Fairway Wood Review
Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews Titleist's new Fairway Woods for 2016 - The 917. The new fairway metals from Titleist feature a new level of surefit fitting called sure fit CG.
Ryder Cup Stars Attempt 1930s Style Hickory Golf Challenge
To celebrate 70 years of the Omega European Masters in Switzerland, Danny Willett, Lee Westwood and Miguel Angel Jimenez took part in a unique two-hole exhibition using hickory clubs and gear from the 1930s.
Titleist 917 Driver Review
Titleist 917 Drivers have now been launched and will soon be available for purchase by golfers around the world. Golfshake's Owen Davies headed to The Grove to be fitted for the new product and to find out more about the technology and innovative fitting system.
Germany's Caroline Masson Secures Maiden LPGA Title Wearing Galvin Green
Germany's Caroline Masson secured her maiden LPGA Tour victory at the weekend, with the 27-year-old Team Galvin Green player claiming the Manulife LPGA Classic title by one-shot at Whistle Bear Golf Club, Ontario, Canada.
Rolex Continues to Promote Excellence with Evian Championship
Lydia Ko is set to make her return to the Evian Championship, and the New Zealander is proud of her connection with Rolex, who are continuing their partnership with the year's final major.
BMW Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis
Rory McIlroy shot back to form in sensational fashion at the Deutsche Bank, and the Northern Irishman will be looking to maintain that momentum this week. Derek Clements looks ahead to the BMW Chammpionship.
Right on time for Rory with victory at Deutsche Bank Championship
Victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, the second of the FedEx Cup playoffs, means that Rory McIlroy is now in fourth place in the FedEx Cup and hoping to claim the $10m prize that goes with it.
Future of Edwalton Golf Centre in Nottingham Secured by Glendale Golf
Customers and staff at Edwalton Golf Centre in Nottingham are celebrating the news that Glendale Golf has signed a contract to manage the venue with additional investment, securing its future until at least 2025.
Stoke Park Celebrates Enduring Connection With England's Greatest Gardener
The 300th anniversary of famous landscape designer Lancelot 'Capability' Brown is being celebrated across the country, and particularly at Stoke Park, with England's greatest gardener having created the 300 acre parkland estate.
Inaugural Willow Senior Golf Classic Made a Triumphant Debut for Charity
The first Willow Senior Golf Classic at Marriot Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club has been declared an absolute success after raising more than £120,000 for the Willow Foundation, the event's partner Special Days charity.
Golf in Italy to be Promoted on World Stage
Italy Golf & More has partnered with the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) to create a number of promotional activities at this year's IGTM 2016 show, which takes place in Mallorca from November 14-17.
KLM Open Preview, Picks & Analysis
Thomas Pieters and Chris Wood are in the Netherlands preparing for the Ryder Cup at the KLM Open. Derek Clements analyses their chances of success and looks ahead to what is always a popular event.
Noren wins Omega European Masters after play off with Hend
ALEX NOREN holed a 30-foot uphill putt on the first playoff hole to beat Australia's Scott Hend to win the Omega European Masters for the second time at the magnificent Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club.
Play in the Sky Sports European Father and Son Golf Championship
Would you make a good parternship with your son or dad? Then you have the chance to compete in the European Father & Son Golf Championship at the stunning Costa Bellena & Sherry Golf Resort in sunny Andalucia.
FORE Business - Growing the game Growing your business
Business is all about networking and nowadays many businesses choose to do their networking on the golf course. When the founders of “FORE” Business, Sean Fergusson and Arron Busst, met at a local networking event they got round to talking about the business success they have had on the golf course and realised that golf and business have always unofficially gone hand in hand.
ClubstoHire.com Freezes Prices in the Face of Brexit
Despite the Pound falling in value by more than 10% since June's Brexit vote, ClubstoHire.com is offering travelling golfers from the UK a respite by freezing its prices on rented golf club sets.
Take a Look Inside Cobra UK Custom Club Assembly Facility
Earlier this year, Cobra Golf opened its UK Custom Club Assembly Facility. If you've ever wondered what goes into the production of the clubs, take a look inside the centre and gain some valuable insight.
Galvin Green Introduces Team Europe Ryder Cup Waterproofs
Leading apparel brand Galvin Green has introduced the next generation of premium waterproofs for the Ryder Cup, with golfers now able to purchase the stunning uniform of Team Europe.
Novice Golfer Makes Hole in One for Charity at Heythrop Park
Playing with eventual tournament winner Thomas Detry, Bridgestone's Consumer Marketing Manager Wim Belckx stole the show during a pro-am with a hole-in-one to earn a cash prize for himself and charity.
adidas Golf Unveils Autumn Winter Collection for 2016
With autumn edging closer, adidas Golf has released its Autumn Winter Collection for 2016, which is to keep golfers "Geared For More" during the cold and dark movements with insulation inspired by polar bear fur.
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