News & Features
Jon Rahm is Ready to Become Golf's Next Big Star
Spain's Jon Rahm is making a name for himself in the United States, but he also has ambitions to become a star of Europe's Ryder Cup team. Derek Clements founds out more about the impressively talented 22-year-old.
Callaway Extends Steelhead Family with XR Pro Irons
Extending its hugely successful and popular Steelhead XR family, Callaway Golf has unveiled another addition to the collection, with the lauch of the great looking XR Pro Irons.
Italy Golf & More Pushes 2017 Campaign with European Tour
Following a momentous 12 months that saw the country establish itself as one of Europe's leading golf destinations, Italy Golf & More, the first pan-Italian international project for golf, is ready to hit the ground running in 2017.
Augusta National Goes on a Spending Spree
The Masters is still a few months away, but Augusta National Golf Club has long ben preparing with a number of additional features and changes made to the property, with the organisation having gone on a major spending spree.
Book review: You! A Golf Guru
Golfshake ambassador Matt Holbrook reviews a little unknown golf book ‘You! A Golf Guru’ - find out what he thought and how to get yourself a copy.
Qatar Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis
The European Tour's Desert Swing continues with the Qatar Masters, where South Africa's Branden Grace is defending the title he brilliantly secured 12 months ago. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event at Doha Golf Club.
Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis
Tiger Woods makes his first appearance of 2017 at one of his favourite venues, Torrey Pines. The 14-time major champion will be facing a strong field, but what are his chances of success? Derek Clements previews the event.
Tommy Fleetwood Secures Impressive Abu Dhabi Victory
It's taken over three years, but talented Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has finally secured his second title on the European Tour. Derek Clements reflects on the 26-year-old's impressive victory over Dustin Johnson in Abu Dhabi.
Cranleigh Introduces Academy Membership for Novice Golfers
Cranleigh Golf & Country Club in Surrey has introduced an Academy membership option that is set to break down the barriers for novice-golfers looking to get involved with the game.
Bunker Mentality Boosts UK Business with Appointed Regional Sales Directors
Bunker Mentality, regarded as one of Europe's most fashionable golf clothing brands, has enhanced its ambition to establish a UK wholesale business by appointing two Regional Sales Directors to its management team.
Stuburt Waterproofs Impress with Performance and Price
Stuburt's long story dates back to 1860, earning a deserved reputation in sports footwear, but they have recently moved into producing affordable quality clothing and outerwear that has been presented in two impressive waterproof suits that have been made available this winter.
FJ Enhances Comfort with ContourFIT Golf Shoe
Verified as the most popular golf shoe in history, FJ's iconic Contour Series has received a radical upgrade, with the declared focus on the importance of comfort being further enhanced by the brand's latest innovation, ContourFIT.
Golf really is good for you
The health benefits of golf have long been assumed but now there is credible and organised research being done of over 500 linked research projects to prove beyond doubt the value of golf to health and well being.
10 Things Golfers Hate
Golf writer Josh Carr has come up with 10 things that he hates on and off the golf course. Do you agree?
Europe Increases Number of Ryder Cup Wild Card Spots
Team Europe have announced an increase in the number of wildcards that Thomas Bjorn will have when he picks his next Ryder Cup side.
Wilson Staff Introduces Bag Range for 2017
Wilson Golf is boosting its range of award-winning golf bags and adding five Wilson Staff bags for the 2017 season, including a new category that combines both carry and cart use in one innovative model.
12 Tips for Golf Travel
Golf writer Josh Carr has offered you 12 golf travel tips to help you get the most from your golfing holiday.
PUMA Golf Launch TITANTOUR IGNITE DISC for 2017
PUMA have announced the launch of the brand TITANTOUR IGNITE shoe that features DISC technology for the very first time.
Under Armour Launch Spieth One Shoe
Under Armour have unveiled their latest performance golf shoe for 2017 - The Spieth One. The man himself was on hand and joined Under Armour on a global tour to promote the new shoe!
Callaway Announce Full 2017 Ball Line-Up
Callaway have announced their full ball line-up for 2017 with the inclusion of the Chrome Soft range of balls.
Galvin Green Sign Rising Italian Star
Galvin Green have announced the signing of rising Italian Star, Guido Migliozzo. The young italian is the first signing by NIall Horan and Modest! Management.
Take your game to the next level with Bird Golf Academies
Take a closer look at how a Bird Golf Academy could help to make significant improvements to your game. With over 21 locations in the USA in 11 states they have the perfect academy and coaching staff ready and waiting to improve your game.
Danny Willett Becomes Global Ambassador for Luxury Sportswear Brand
Ahead of his 2017 season, Masters champion Danny Willett has begun the year by embarking on a partnership with luxury sportswear company DESCENTE, becoming the brand's global ambassador.
PING Introduces Advanced i200 Iron
Now available for pre-order, PING has announced that major advancements in the i200 Iron have resulted in the face and cavity structure being more dynamic to achieve faster ball speeds, soft, powerful feel and previously unmatched forgiveness.
Graeme Storm is First Champion for 2017 TaylorMade M1 Driver
Just months after almost losing his card, Graeme Storm's fairytale playoff victory over Roy McIlroy in South Africa was also the first title secured for the latest 2017 TaylorMade M1 Driver.
Oscar Jacobson's Autumn Winter Collection
Having dressed players on the European Tour since the 1970s, Oscar Jacobson's long heritage within fashion ideally places them to kit out golfers in style throughout the year, and that is the objective of their latest Autumn/Winter Collection.
Abu Dhabi HSHC Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis
The European Tour stops in the Middle East for the annual showpiece of the Abu Dhabi Championship. With a stunning field present, including Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson, it will certainly be a January highlight.
CareerBuilder Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis
The PGA Tour makes its return to the mainland United States for the CareerBuilder Challenge, where a strong field has assembled, with Phil Mickelson hoping to make an appearance. Derek Clements looks ahead to the event.
Graeme Storm Produces Fairytale Victory in South Africa
It what is an early contender for story of the year, England's Graeme Storm defeated Rory McIlroy in a playoff to secure his first victory in a decade, just months after believing that he had lost his European Tour card.
Feature Review: Mobitee and PIQ
Released onto the golf game tracking market this season is the Mobitee and PIQ offering, to help you track your stats effortlessly. Golf Writer Josh Carr offers his thoughts on the device.
Tributes Paid to European Tour Legend John Jacobs
Tributes have been paid to European Tour legend John jacobs, who has sadly passed away at the age of 91. Twice a Ryder Cup captain, the Englishman was instrumental in the establishment of the tour, and leaves a great legacy within the game.
What Can Golf Learn From Darts?
After experiencing the BDO World Darts Championships, Golfshake's Derek Clements asks just what could professional golf learn from the pub game that has dramatically grown into a popular indoor spectator sport?
Justin Thomas Shoots 59 in Hawaii
23-year-old Justin Thomas has already taken 2017 by storm, having become the seventh player to break 60 on the PGA Tour, just days after securing the Tournament of Champions.
Will Furyk Succeed as America's Ryder Cup Captain?
Jim Furyk has been named captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup Team for 2018, with the former major champion set to lead his players against Thomas Bjorn's Europe at Le Golf National. Was it the right appointment? Derek Clements has his say.
Invest in Kasco Winter Golf Gloves for Cold Weather
With temperatures set to drop below -7° across the UK in the coming weeks, it wouldn't be a bad time to invest in a pair of high-performance winter golf gloves from Kasco.
Callaway Launches Softest Ball Yet
Callaway has been able to combine low compression and fast speed within their golf balls during recent years, and the latest Supersoft is no exception, labelled as being the softest yet, which is sure to be popular with fans of the brand's products.
Predicting 2017 in Golf
With both the PGA and European Tours kicking into action for 2017, we have brought together three of our writers to tackle the big questions and provide their thoughts on which players are likely to secure the most prestigious titles in golf this year.
Tour Caddy Experience Becomes Hit with Golfers
It was a busy Christmas period for European Tour caddy Steve Brotherhood, whose recently launched Tour Caddy Experience has already proven to be a popular hit with amateur golfers.
Foresight Sports Introduces State-of-the-Art Launch Monitor
Foresight Sports has added a golf launch monitor to its family of products that provides ball and club data with stunning accuracy, thanks to revolutionary use of four ultra-high speed cameras in a single compact device.
Beautiful Golf Tourism England Films Unveiled
Golf Tourism England has unveiled the first in a mini-series of short films that have been created to capture the essence of golf in five carefully selected regions across the country.
Revolutionary Putter Brand Evnroll Celebrates Prestigious Awards
Evnroll has completed a stunning debut year for the brand, with 2016 being capped off with two significant accolades in the awards of independent testing and review website, MyGolfSpy.com, and the digital magazine, Golf Punk.
National Golf Club Challenge Maintains Partnership with Turnberry
The National Golf Club Challenge, the UK's largest inter-club charity golf competition, has confirmed that it has maintained its partnership with legendary Open Championship venue, Turnberry, which is set to host the 2017 NGCC National Final.
5 Players Set for Success on the European Tour in 2017
The European Tour is back on the agenda this week in South Africa, but which players are set to have a great year? Sports journalist Keel Timmins has identified five golfers that could achieve much in 2017.
Experience Close House, the 2017 British Masters Venue
Close House is set to host the British Masters later this year, and the venue is offering golfers the opportunity to experience the championship destination with exclusive stay and play packages available.
Sample Taste of Pro Tournament Golf on UK Amateur Tour
Golfers competing in Mizuno Golf Pairs Tour events across the UK this year, will have the opportunity to experience a small taste of what it's like to play in a professional tournament, thanks to an exciting partnership deal with GDScore.
Gloria in Turkey Celebrates 20 Years with Ladies Open Week
Gloria Hotels & Resorts in Belek on the Turkish Riviera is celebrating 20 years with a series of notable events, with one of them being the Gloria Ladies Open Week (April 23-30, 2017), which includes five tournament rounds on the venue's two courses.
Callaway Releases Mack Daddy Wedges for 2017
Golfers looking for premium wedges will be excited about the launch of Callaway's Mack Daddy Wedges for 2017, designed by the master Roger Cleveland, with the design process being influenced by tour players.
Bettinardi Releases Limited Edition Hawaiian Putters
Bettinardi Golf has celebrated the annual beginning of the PGA Tour year in Hawaii, with the release of an exclusive limited edition range of BB Series Putters that feature a distinctive Hawaiian design.
PGA Tour to Stream Events Across Twitter
It's just been announced that the PGA Tour will stream more than 70 hours of golf from 31 tournaments on Twitter this season. Derek Clements praises the innovation to bring the game to a greater number of people.
Sony Open in Hawaii Preview, Picks & Analysis
The PGA Tour completes its Hawaii swing at the stunning and historic Waialae, which has been a long-standing venue. Jimmy Walker and Matt Kuchar will be hoping to take advantage of a course that should reward their game.
South African Open Preview, Picks & Analysis
The European Tour returns for 2017 in South Africa, and it's our first chance of the year to see Rory McIlroy in action. Looking for a huge campaign ahead, can the four-time major champion open his season with a victory?
Justin Thomas Secures Victory at SBS Tournament of Champions
Justin Thomas resisted the challenge of Japanese superstar Hideki Matsuyama to secure the first PGA Tour title of the calendar year in Hawaii. Golfshake's Derek Clements believes that the 23-year-old achieve much in 2017.
Wilson Staff D300 Range of Clubs Unveiled
Combining leading technology with striking design, Wilsson Golf's latest Wilson Staff D300 range of game-improvement clubs for the 2017 season are set to generate attention, with the company believing them to be their best yet.
Odyssey Reveals O-Works Putters
Odyssey's O-Works Putters are set to maintain their record of bringing industry-leading products to the market. Featuring revolutionary and unique technology, these putters will provide golfers with increased top-spin and a truer roll.
Henrik Stenson's Garsen Grips Now Available in UK
Popular grip brand, Garsen has announced that their respected range will now be available in the UK through retailer Adore Golf Grips, who are bringing the sought after and unique products to the British Isles.
Jason Day Stokes Controversy with Slow Play Comments
Jason Day makes his return to competitive golf this week, but the Australian has caused controversy with comments on his pre-shot routine and approach, rejecting criticism from those who have targeted him as a symbol of a wider slow play problem.
2017 Winter Birdie Blitz - Get Involved Today!
We have teamed up with Golfbreaks.Com to offer you the opportunity to claim a once-in-a-lifetime holiday to Mauritius through our 2017 Winter Birdie Blitz. Shake off those winter blues and get involved!
Unique Vertical Groove Driver Launched
The golf industry's youngest original equipment manufacturer has presented the Vertical Groove Driver, which is the only club to enter the market that features unique vertical groove technology.
ECCO Golf Signs World Number One Lydia Ko
Popular golf footwear company ECCO Golf has announced the major signing of women's world number one and teenage sensation Lydia Ko as a brand ambassador.
Callaway GBB EPIC Driver - Jailbreak Technology Explained
Callaway Golf's Alan Hocknell talks through the new technology employed in the companies Great Big Bertha EPIC Driver - Jailbreak technology.
Callaway Great Big Bertha EPIC: The Technology Explained
Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with Alan Hocknell from Callaway's R&D department to talk through the new and innovative technology used within the Callaway Great Big Bertha EPIC Driver.
Callaway GBB EPIC Driver Review
Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews Callaway's latest driver - The Great Big Bertha EPIC. The new Callaway Driver, which is launched in 2017 features their brand new technology - Jailbreak.
Callaway Reveals GBB Epic Sub Zero Fairway Woods
Replacing the Big Bertha Alpha 816, Callaway's newly unveiled GBB Epic Sub Zero Fairway Woods have been designed for a wide range of golfers who are seeking increased distance and control.
Callaway Presents GBB EPIC Fairway Woods
Following the launch of its revolutionary GBB Drivers, Callaway has followed that with the unveiling of the Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Woods, which have enhanced forgiveness, power and accuracy for golfers of all levels.
Callaway Launches GBB Sub Zero Driver
Callaway has unveiled two marquee drivers for 2017, with the exciting GBB EPIC SUB ZERO set to push the potential of technology even further to produce a stunning tour-level club.
Callaway Unveils GBB EPIC Driver
Callaway has unveiled its revolutionary GBB EPIC Driver for 2017, which is set to push the realms and possibilities of technology to exciting levels, allowing for greater distance and increased forgiveness.
Major Predictions for 2017
With the Masters approaching, what can we expect to happen in 2017? With Tiger returning and so many great players at the top, it should be a fascinating year. Golfshake's Derek Clements has his say on what we might see occur.
Contrasting Pain and Joys of Winter Golf
The enjoyment derived from playing golf in winter is often dependent on the course that you're playing, as Golfshake's Derek Clements has discovered in Suffolk. Here looks at the joys and pains of these cold and damp months.
Bagboy TriSwivel II Push Trolley Review
Golfshake ambassador Andrew Picken recently, November 2016, tested out the Bagboy TriSwivel II Push Trolley which is a compact four wheel push trolley packed with features. Find out how he got on.
Tournament of Champions Preview, Picks & Analysis
The PGA Tour back for the Tournament of Champions at Kapalua, with the likes of Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed and Dustin Johnson part of a strong field. Who will secure the first title of 2017? Derek Clements previews the event.
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