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Playing on Tour - Mizuno Golf Pairs
Golfshake ambasssador Andrew Picknan tried and tested what it's like to play on tour taking part in the the Mizuno Golf Pairs Tour during Sep 2016 taking part in their East Anglian event. Find out what he thought and how he got on.
Agony and Ecstasy for European Tour Bubble Boys in Portugal
It had been an anxious week for a number of players on the bubble of retaining their cards in Portugal, and while there was relief for Scott Jamieson and Mikko Korhonen, there was agony for the likes of Craig Lee and Eddie Pepperell.
What Next for Europe after Ryder Cup Defeat?
Now a few weeks removed from the Ryder Cup, what next for Europe after their defeat at Hazeltine? Derek Clements reflects on suggested changes to qualification criteria, and who should succeed Darren Clarke as captain.
WGC HSBC Champions Preview
Scotland's Russell Knox returns to Shanghai for the defence of his WGC HSBC Champions title, with a glittering field targeting the prestgious trophy, including Rory McIlroy, who is seeking to build on his FedEx Cup success.
Padraig Harrington Rolls Back the Years at the Portugal Masters
Padraig Harrington rolled back the years on Sunday to secure his first victory on the European Tour since 2008, while the impressive Justin Thomas successfully defended in Malaysia. Derek Clements looks back at the weekend's action.
England's Rebecca McGinley Finishes Third at World Long Drive Championship
England's Rebecca McGinley has achieved a brilliant third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after competing against the biggest hitters in the women's game in Oklahoma.
The Shire London Reveals Special Winter Pricing
The Shire London, which has been rated as London's #1 by Golfshake users, has unveiled its eye-catching Legends Winter Golf prices for the upcoming off-season, offering impressive deals for groups of four.
Galvin Green Moments - Woburn Golf Club, Dukes Course
This is a film of the Galvin Green Moments winners day at Woburn Golf Club. Two Golfshake winners form the Golfshake Galvin Green Moments Challenge joined European Tour Professional, Gary Boyd for a challenge match over the Dukes course, Woburn in August 2016.
TaylorMade Launches TP Putter Collection
TaylorMade has announced the upcoming launch of an entirely original range of putters, the TP Collection, which will be available in the Spring of 2017. Consisting of six distinct and enhanced models, levels of performance will be improved.
Bryson DeChambeau Talks Benefits of ONE Length Irons
Former U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau is renowned for his unique approach to golf, and has shared his thoughts on the benefits of using One Length Irons, such as Cobra's latest release.
Mizuno JPX900 Iron review
Review of Mizuno's new Irons for 2016/2017 - The JPX 900 series. The new Irons feature three different models - The JPX900 Hot Metal, The JPX900 Forged and the JPX900 Tour.
Bettinardi Kuchar Arm Lock Putter Review
Owen Davies reviews the Bettinardi Kuchar Arm Lock putter that has been specially developed with Matt Kuchar for his unique style of putting.
Bettinardi BB1 Putter Review
Bettinardi BB1 Putter Review. Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews the latest Bob Bettinardi designed putter - The BB1 , taking a look at what technology is involved and how it performs on the putting green.
Mizuno T7 Wedge Review
Golfshake's Owen Davies tests the new Mizuno T7 wedge that has been released for the 2016/2017 season. The new wedge has received tour validation from the likes of Luke Donald and is available in two colours - Blue and Satin
PING Vault Voss Putter Review
PING have announced the launch of their new Vault line of putters. Owen Davies reviews the Voss model and talks through some of the technology employed by PING.
My Golf Stat Tracking Story - Ed Dimambro
Read Ed's story of how he has used stat tracking to make big improvements to his game in 2016 and reach that holy grail - a scratch handicap.
Portugal Masters - The Last Chance Saloon
This week's Portugal Masters is the last opportunity for players outside the top 110 on the European Tour money list to retain their card for next season. Young and old, no one is safe. Here are some of those in trouble.
A Cautionary Tale for all Golf Club Members
This is a cautionary tale that every single golf club member should read. Think your golf club is safe? Believe it will never be bulldozed or shut down to make way for housing? Think again, and read on....
Donald Trump's Two Scottish Courses Lose £9.5m
There was more bad news for candidate for U.S. President, Donald Trump, when it was announced that his two golf courses in Scotland had lost a staggering £9m. Derek Clements reports on the financial figures reported for 2015.
Portugal Masters Preview
Andy Sullivan makes his return to the Portugal Masters, where he secured his third victory of a remarkable 2015 season. Now with the Ryder Cup behind him, the Englishman will be hoping for repeat success.
CIMB Classic Preview
The PGA Tour's 2016-17 season continues in Malaysia, where Justin Thomas will defend the title he secured last year. It will be a tough ask with a strong field in attendance, including US Ryder Cup hero Patrick Reed.
Redemption for Brendan Steele at the Safeway Open
12 months after losing the title, Brendan Steele made amends by producing three closing birdies to snatch the Safeway Ope for the grasp of Patton Kizzire, who will be left to reflect on what might have been,
Noren is the Master of all he surveys
ALEX NOREN survived a mid-round wobble to win the British Masters at The Grove by two shots. It was the Swede's third victory in eight starts and it takes him into the world's top 20 for the first time in his career.
Sullivan Sets Sights on British Masters
HE DIDN'T come right out and say it, but nobody would be surprised if Andy Sullivan was to admit that he didn't especially enjoy his Ryder Cup debut. Sullivan says he is now looking forward to focusing on the day job again at the British Masters at The Grove
Chris Wood - British Masters
Derek Clements reports on the British Masters and the chances of Chris Wood who won the BMW PGA Championship in May.
An open letter to Tiger Woods
Sports Journalist Derek Clements writes an open letter to Tiger Woods who appears to be lost in the woods once again.
Miguel's the Man to Make French Connection for Europe
The smart money is on his peers at the European Tour appointing Thomas Bjorn as the man to captain his continent at the 2018 Ryder Cup but is there a case for Miguel Angel Jimenez ?
One woman's Instagram helping grow the game
Golf journalist Josh Carr spoke to Sky Sports EuroPro presenter Chloe-allyn Gallacher about her love for the game, becoming a hit on Instagram and why people should take up the sport.
Major Winners at the British Masters
Get the inside facts on the 2016 British Masters hosted this year at the Gove which uniquely, this championship course has no members, so anybody can play.
Trevor Immelman - Remember 2008 ?
WHEN Trevor Immelman won The Masters in 2008 he seemed to have the world at his feet. Derek Clements reports on where he is at now on the eve of the British Masters.
Olazabal Looking Ahead to 2 Weeks Back on Tour
JOSE MARIA OLAZABAL has not hit a shot in anger since the 2015 Masters. A fierce competitor and much-loved player, the Spaniard has been dogged by injury and illness throughout his career but he returns to action at the British Masters at The Grove.
Cobra Launches King Forged Tour and One Length Irons
Cobra Golf has just launched the exciting KING FORGED TOUR, along with the breakthrough FORGED TOUR ONE LENGTH set of irons, which is currently in the bag of former U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau.
Titleist Pro V1 Enjoys St. Andrews Success with Hatton
England's Tyrrell Hatton etched his name into the remarkable golf history of St. Andrews with the aid of Titleist's Pro V1 ball, which had enjoyed a successful weekend across all major professional tours.
Rules Mistake Costs Durham Schoolboy Course Record
15-year-old Josh Hogarth certainly learned a valuable lesson on route to securing the South Moor junior title and the Durham County Junior Golf Society Championship, after a rules mistake cost him a hole-in-one!
British Masters Preview
Huge crowds are expected at The Grove for the British Masters hosted by Luke Donald. England's Matt Fitzpatrick is the defending champion, and will be among the main attractions of what should be a great event.
Safeway Championship Preview
Tiger is BACK! The 14-time major champion makes his return to competitive action at the Safeway Championship in California. Derek Clements looks ahead to what we can expect to see from the legendary golfer.
Johan Edfors Rolls Back the Years on the Challenge Tour
Now a decade removed from his victories at the British Masters and Scottish Open, Johan Edfors has rolled back the years to secure the Challenge Tour'sTerre dei Consoli Open.
Tyrrell Hatton Tames the Old Course to Secure Maiden Victory
England's Tyrrell Hatton produced a brilliant performance to secure his first professional title at the Dunhill Links, with a record-equalling 72-hole total seeing the 24-year-old take that iconic walk at St. Andrews as a champion.
Best Celebrity Shots at the Dunhill Links
From Samuel L. Jackson to Tim Henman and Ruud Gullit, here is a collection of some of the very best shots played by celebrity amatuers in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Hill Billy Introduces Colour Coordinated Trolley Wheels
For those looking for a stylish upgrade to their electric trolleys on the golf course, Hill Billy has introduced striking wheels that are colour coordinated to match all six of popular models.
The Hero Challenge - Golf Under the Lights at the British Masters
The European Tour has introduced a new, quick-fire golf event to be played under floodlights, just a few days before the British Masters. Golfshake writer Josh Carr took a closer look at what The Hero Challenge can offer.
Martin Kaymer Reflects on Disappointing Ryder Cup
Martin Kaymer is playing in this week's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, but the two-time major champion has stopped to reflect on what was an extremely disappointing Ryder Cup for Team Europe.
Flop Shot Tyre Challenge
We've seen a number of flop shot challenges in recent years, but this one on the Challenge Tour is a little different! Players were attempting to flop their ball into a stack of Bridgestone tyres. And it wasn't easy!
Study Finds Playing Golf Has Significant Health Benefits
A study has found that playing golf is likely to have significant health benefits for people of all ages, genders and backgrounds, including an increased life expectancy and reduction of chronic diseases and mental health problems.
ETIQUS Expands Sport Lady Collection
ETIQUS has expanded its Sport Lady Collection, with a number of additional models offering quality timepieces exclusively female golfers.
Hickory Challenge with Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen
Ahead of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews, two of England's most decorated cricketers, Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen, took part in a hickory challenge!
Thomas Pieters Looks Forward After Ryder Cup Experience
Europe's brightest spark at the Ryder Cup, Thomas Pieters has reflected on his experiences at Hazeltine, that partnership with Rory, and what the future holds. Golfshake's Kieran Clark reports on the impressive Belgian.
Michael Phelps' 159ft Putt at the Dunhill Links
He has won an extraordinary record of 23 Olympic Gold Medals, but surely Michael Phelps' crowning achievement came during the 2012 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, when he holed a remarkable 159ft putt at Kingsbarns.
Dunhill Links Betting and Fantasy Guide
The European Tour returns to Scotland this week for the highly anticipated Dunhill Links Championship. Check out Derek Clements Betting and Fantasy picks for the event.
Macdonald Hotels Upgrades Golf Courses with £550,000 Investment
Following a significant investment of £550,000, golfers who are staying at a Macdonald Hotels & Resorts venue, are set to benefit from those subsequent course upgrades at five of its UK layouts.
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Preview
Six of Europe's defeated team have travelled to Scotland for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns. Golfshake's Kieran Clark looks ahead to the annual celebration of links golf.
2016 Ryder Cup Review
The 2016 Ryder Cup is now resigned to history. How will it be remembered, and where do both sides go from here? Derek Clements anaylses the performances and mistakes of the players and captains at Hazeltine.
Fiji International and Challenge Tour Preview
Brandt Snedeker makes the journey from Hazeltine to Fiji, playing in this week's PGA Tour of Australasia event, alongside Vijay Singh, Steven Bowditch and Boo Weekley. Derek Clements looks ahead to the event.
The USA Triumphs at Hazeltine
Derek Clements reports on the final day of the Ryder Cup, which saw both teams produce an immense standard of golf, with Europe ultimately coming up short to the brilliant Americans, who have triumphed for the first time since 2008.
The Epic Between Reed and McIlroy
It was one of the most anticipated matches in history, and the front-nine lived up to all expectations, with both McIlroy and Reed cancelling each other out with huge putts on the eighth, before sportingly sharing a brief acknowledgement.
Mickelson and Garcia's Birdie Barrage at Hazeltine
When reflecting on this year's matches, few will soon forget the astonishing Sunday encounter between Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia, who traded 19 birdies in a remarkable contest that was fittingly halved on the last hole.
Ryder Cup Day 2 Wrap Up
DARREN CLARKE'S European team will need to invoke the spirit of Medinah if they are to win the Ryder Cup for a fourth successive time at Hazeltine today. Despite stellar golf played by Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters, the Americans go into the 12 singles matches leading 9.5-6.5.
Greatest Ryder Cup Singles Moments
There have been some astonishing moments and encounters in Singles at the Ryder Cup. From hole-in-ones to long putts under pressure, we've seen it all. And there will certainly be more to savour at Hazeltine today.
Ryder Cup Day 1 Wrap Up
HENRIK STENSON and Justin Rose led a brilliant fightback in the fourballs as Europe, having lost all four morning foursomes matches, finished the first day of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine trailing the USA by 5-3.
Rory Has His Poulter at Medinah Moment
Rory McIlroy produced a stunning finish to complete a brilliant comeback for a crushed Europe in the four balls on Friday. With the exuberant celebration, was this his very own Poulter at Medinah moment?
Win your Dream Golf Holiday to South Carolina
To coincide with the Ryder Cup we have teamed up with South Carolina to offer you the chance to win a truly bucket list prize
ECCO Golf Extends Partnership with Fred Couples
Extending their succcessful partnership, ECCO Golf has confirmed that a long-term agreement has been signed with popular ambassador Fred Couples, the former Masters champion and world number one.
Reviewed - SkyTrak Launch Monitor
Over the past few months we have using SkyTrak for our review of new golfing product. So, we thought it was about time to give you an overview what the SkyTrak lanch monitor can do.
Team Mates with Ryder Cup Europe
Who are the funniest, most intelligent, and worst dressed members of Team Europe? Well, thanks to Rory, Sergio, Andy, Matt, Justin, and Henrik, we have some of those answers.
Dustin Johnson Signs Long-Term Apparel and Footwear Deal with adidas Golf
The world number two and U.S. Open champion, Dustin Johnson has signed what has been described as a "multi-year" apparel and footwear contract with adidas Golf.
The Belfry Launches VIP Ryder Cup Experience Competition
The Belfry has launched an eye-catching VIP Ryder Cup Experience Competition to celebrate the resort's revered history and heritage with the biennial contest between Europe and the USA.
Golf Pride Grips Dominate FedEx Cup Playoffs
Golf Pride Grips were used by the winners of all four 2016 FedEx Cup Playoff tournaments. The brand accounted for three of the top four finishers at the Tour Championship, including the champion, Rory McIlroy, who took home the huge prize.
Bridgestone UK in a British Masters ticket drive
Bridgestone UK is offering lucky Golfshake readers the chance to win one of 4 pairs of tickets to this year’s British Masters supported by Sky Sports, hosted at The Grove from the 13th – 16th October.
Take a Look Around Team Europe's Locker Room
Darren Clarke has been tasked with creating the perfect environment for Team Europe to feel both inspired and relaxed in. Take a look around the stunning locker room and team area that has been created at Hazeltine.
TPT Releases Latest Range of Innovative Graphite Shafts
TPT Golf has confirmed the launch of an innovative range of graphite golf shots, which are set to reach even higher standards in the production of shafts.
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