Tag: Courses

The 50 Best Reviewed Golf Courses in 2019

What is the best venue that you visited this year? Thousands of golfers reviewed courses they played on Golfshake in 2019. We have picked out the most consistently highly regarded from the past season, positively rated across a wide range of categories. read more ...


Most Popularly Reviewed Golf Courses in 2019

Online reviews have become increasingly relevant in the golf industry. We have studied ratings left on Golfshake this year to identify the most popular venues, which received more ratings from golfers than any other this past season. read more ...


Royal West Norfolk Golf Club Feature Review

A regular feature in numerous ‘Top 100’ rankings and Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Royal West Norfolk has a unique place in Britain's golf landscape. Kevin Heggie recently had the chance to play Brancaster and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Archerfield Dirleton Course Feature Review

The stunning Archerfield Links is a Highly Recommended venue on Golfshake and boasts two acclaimed golf courses. Ambassador Rob Treanor played the Dirleton and shares his thoughts on the layout. read more ...


Huddersfield Golf Club Feature Review

Huddersfield Golf Club - often known as Fixby - has recently completed a project to improve the bunkering, taking the course back to its heyday when laid out by Herbert Fowler in the 1930s. Andy Waple took the chance to visit and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Hunstanton Golf Club Feature Review

Hunstanton in Norfolk is a Highly Recommended links course on Golfshake, popularly reviewed by the Community. Kevin Heggie recently had the opportunity to experience this layout and visit the club, sharing his thoughts in this feature article. read more ...


The Best Golf Course You Have Played

What is the best golf course that you have played? It's a classic conversation starter in the clubhouse. For a bit of fun, we asked the Golfshake Ambassadors & Staff to share their favourites, with an explanation for why. See if you agree with their picks. read more ...


Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club Feature Review

Royal Mid-Surrey is located on the border between Middlesex and Surrey, offering an aesthetic gem that takes advantage of a beautiful area of parkland. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon visited this Highly Recommended venue and played the course. read more ...


Hagley Golf Club Feature Review

Highly Recommended in the West Midlands, Hagley Golf Club is a welcoming an accessible venue for visiting golfers. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies had the opportunity to play there and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Discover the Magic of Golf in Perthshire

Located in the heart of Scotland, the tranquil and beautiful landscape of Perthshire is home to many of the most scenic, enjoyable, and affordable courses in Britain. We take a closer look at what you can experience in this magnificent part of the world. read more ...


Golf in Kent is Open for Business Ahead of 2020 Open

The countdown is now on to the 149th Open Championship at Royal St George's, but that is just part of an exciting year for Golf in Kent, which has declared itself open for business as the world of golf heads to the south east coastline. read more ...


Patshull Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club Feature Review

Patshull Park is a beautfully presented parkland golf course on the Staffordshire/Shropshire border. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies had the chance to play this layout and shares his thoughts. read more ...


The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club Feature Review

The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club features two 18-hole courses, The Earls and The Kings. Golfshake Member Kevin Heggie has visited this Highly Recommended venue and experienced what it has to offer, sharing his thoughts in this review. read more ...


The Best Walker Cup Venues on Golfshake

We have taken a look at each of the Great Britain & Ireland venues that have hosted the Walker Cup, drawing on their Golfshake Rating left by the reviews of everyday golfers to celebrate the courses that have their own piece of history with the biennial contest. read more ...


Stoke Rochford Golf Club Feature Review

Stoke Rochford Golf Club is situated near the Lincolnshire town of Grantham, just off the A1. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook had the opportunity to experience this Highly Recommended venue for the first time and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #43: Carnoustie Golf Links, Playing Championship Course

The Golfshake Podcast returns with Kieran Clark joined by Andy Picken reflect on the revered Carnoustie Golf Links, sharing their experiences of the Championship Course, the impressively modern facilities, and what this legendary venue represents.  read more ...


6 Reasons to Play Golf at Fairmont St Andrews

Located just a couple of miles from the historic town of St Andrews, the Fairmont is a popular gateway to experiencing this iconic corner of Scotland. We take a look at just some reasons why this hotel is special and how it may be the resort that you have been looking for. read more ...


Guide to Golf in South Africa

South Africa remains a relatively underappreciated destination for golfers traveling internationally, but that perception quickly changes once you discover what this nation can offer. We take a closer look at the courses, venues and hotels that you can experience. read more ...


Selsey Golf Club Feature Review

Selsey Golf Club is a nine-hole links course that comes Highly Recommended by members on Golfshake. Will Trinkwon took the opportunity to see for himself and shares his thoughts in this review. read more ...


Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club Feature Review

Founded in 1893, Royal Worlington and Newmarket Golf Club has long been home to Cambridge University's Golf Team, with many notable faces playing on the nine holes. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon reviews this hidden gem for us. read more ...


Luffness New Golf Club Feature Review

Luffness New is a traditional links course in East Lothian, home to a club that prides itself on respecting the history of the game. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor had the opportunity to visit and shares his thoughts on the experience. read more ...


The Best Golf Experiences in the UK

In the 2019 Golfshake Course Survey, we asked for your feedback to identify the Best Golf Experiences in the UK, with hundreds of golfers sharing their favourites. Will Trinkwon has taken a closer look at the most popular responses. read more ...


Archerfield Links Fidra Course Feature Review

The stunning Archerfield Links in East Lothian comes Highly Recommended on Golfshake. Ambassador Rob Treanor went to experience this venue and shares his thoughts on the experience of playing there. read more ...


Woodhall Spa Hotchkin Course Feature Review

Home of England Golf, Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire is considered among the finest inland venues in the UK, its Hotchkin Course being frequently ranked with the best. Golfshake's Andrew Picken had the chance to play this renowned layout and shares his thoughts on the experience. read more ...


Olton Golf Club Feature Review

Olton is a private, mature parkland golf course founded in 1893 set in 95 acres near Birmingham Airport. Renowned for its condition and quality of greens, Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies had the chance to play there and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Woodhall Spa Bracken Course Feature Review

The Bracken Course at Woodhall Spa is sometimes overshadowed by the revered Hotchkin Course that neighbours it, but Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook discovered during his visit that this layout is an underappreciated gem. read more ...


PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell Feature Review

Slieve Russell, which has been rebranded as PGA National Ireland, is a premier stay and play facility. Golfshake's Andrew Picken had the chance to experience this visually striking venue and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Cavendish Golf Club Feature Review

Designed by Alister MacKenzie, Cavendish in Derbyshire is noted for its design similarities to Augusta National, rolling and undulating in nature. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Cross had the chance to play this Highly Recommended course and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Carnoustie Buddon Course Feature Review

Known for its legendary Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links is also home to the Burnside and Buddon. Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken had the opportunity to play the Buddon during a visit and shares his thoughts on this unique layout. read more ...


The Best Women's British Open Venues on Golfshake

From legendary championship links courses to heathland classics and resort gems, the Women's British Open has been played at a rich variety of venues. We take a closer look at each of them, including the unique Golfshake reviews. read more ...


Bamburgh Castle Feature Review

Bamburgh Castle is one of the scenic golf courses in the UK, a clifftop layout that measures only 5,645 yards. Golfshake's Rob Treanor had the chance to stop by and experience this venue, which now ranks among his favourites. read more ...


Goswick Golf Club Feature Review

Goswick Links in the North East of England is a James Braid masterpiece that is an Open Qualifying Venue. Golfshake's Rob Treanor had the chance to play there and shares his glowing praise for the golf course. read more ...


How to Get the Most From Your Golf This Summer

Golf is your passion, more than a hobby, something that consumes your thoughts during the average work day. Time for playing is precious - especially with the main season beginning to drift towards its latter period. We have some ways to help you get the most from your game. read more ...


Diss Golf Club Feature Review

Set just a very short drive from the main town of Diss on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, Diss Golf Club is a friendly venue welcoming visitors and societies alike to enjoy a excellent experience all year round. Golfshake's Matt Holbrook recently had the opportunity to visit. read more ...


Golf Resorts to Stay at on the Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol boasts some of Spain’s finest family hotels. It is, after all, an area that attracts huge numbers of British tourists, as they head there in search of summer sun, sandy beaches, restaurants, shops, bars and cafes. Here we look at a few of the best golf resorts. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for British holidaymakers. It is also a haven for golfers, with courses to suit every pocket and handicap. Here, we look at nine of the best. read more ...


6 of the Most Interesting Greens in the UK

For all their difficulties, greens can be plain interesting. From those pocked with flowerbeds, to ones with more tiers than a wedding cake, Will Trinkwon explores six of the most intriguing and devilish greens in the UK.     read more ...


Berkhamsted Showcases Upgraded Golf Course

The critically acclaimed Berkhamsted Golf Club has recently received an extensive revamp of its irrigation systems, the fruits of which can now be seen in a series of new photographs. read more ...


The Best Scottish Open Venues on Golfshake

It's the venues that have continually made the Scottish Open an indelible part of the European Tour calender, despite the event's various incarnations. We take a closer look at each of them, including the unique Golfshake reviews. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Tenerife

There is a huge selection of golf courses on Tenerife, all of which offer spectacular views of this beautiful island. Here, we look at seven of the best. read more ...


Where to Play Golf on the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz stretches from the historic city of Cadiz to the border with Portugal and there is an obvious Algarve influence in the golf courses that have spring up in this part of Spain. Here are five of the best. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Turkey

Turkey is a hugely attractive destination golfers. There are a series of fantastic golf courses, all boasting incredible facilities, with the added bonus of all-year round sunshine. Here, we pick out just a few of the best. read more ...


Where to Stay on a Golf Trip to Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz remains a relatively undiscovered part of southern Spain. Blessed with a temperate climate and more hours of sunshine per year than any other part of the mainland, it is fast becoming a haven for golfers and their families. Here are some of the best resorts to experience. read more ...


The Best Golf Courses to Play in Marbella

Marbella has increasingly gained a reputation as being a playground for the rich and famous, and where the rich and famous hang out, amazing golf courses tend to spring up. We take a closer look at four that can be considered must plays. read more ...


15 Must Play Golf Courses in the East of England

From top quality parkland layouts, to wonderfully idiosyncratic links courses, the East of England offers a rich variety for golfers. Will Trinkwon has picked our 15 of the best venues that should be on your must play lists. read more ...


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