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Cleveland Golf Introduces New HB SOFT Milled Putters

Launching in November, Cleveland Golf has offered a sneak-peak at its new HB SOFT Milled line of putters, which provide a premium combination of features and technologies at a welcoming price point.


What is Stopping LIV Golf From Earning World Ranking Points

All 50 golfers currently signed to LIV Golf have written to Peter Dawson, chairman of the Official World Golf Rankings board, demanding that they be awarded ranking points. But what is stopping the new circuit from being eligible for points? There are several established criteria that it must meet.


Foxhills Successfully Stages PGA Cup For Second Time

The acclaimed Foxhills Club & Resort was a fitting setting as Team USA overcame a resilient Great Britain & Ireland performance to successfully defend their title across three days of the PGA Cup.


Costa del Sol Prepares to Welcome 2023 Solheim Cup

The Costa del Sol is readying itself to host the Solheim Cup, with the iconic match coming to Spain for the first time in 2023, ushering in an official countdown that starts today with a series of events to commemorate 'One Year to Go' until Europe's women take on the United States.


Mallorca Golf Resort Nominated For Eco Friendly Award

Mallorca's Pula Golf Resort can boast several nominations from the 2022 World Golf Awards, including ‘World’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’ - which showcases the venue's impressive green legacy.


The Most Expensive Golf Courses You Can Play

Imagine for a moment that money was no object, that you have a series of luxury cars in the driveway of your eight-bedroom home. We have looked at some of the golf courses in the UK that provide the very best value for money. Now, we explore those where the green fees would make most of us baulk and walk away.


golfclubs4cash Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Incredible Deals

Golfers can now enjoy the most incredible offers for thousands of clubs as second-hand equipment retailer, golfclubs4cash, is celebrating its 10th birthday. From the 20th to 30th of September there will be 10,000 single clubs available in-store and online for less than £100, with the chance for one person each day to win their money back! 


2022 Presidents Cup Preview

Captain Trevor Immelman will be hoping to mastermind the biggest of upsets as he prepares to captain The Internationals against Davis Love's USA in the Presidents Cup at the magnificent Quail Hollow this week.


Rolex to Help Deliver Presidents Cup as Official Timekeeper

Continuing its rich legacy in the game, Rolex will be present as the Official Timekeeper and Global Partner at the 2022 Presidents Cup, which will take place for the first time at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.


2022 Open de France Preview

A strong field has assembled at Le Golf National this week for the Open de France, which is being played for the first time since 2019. Three years ago the tournament was won by Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event.


Profiling Max Homa - WITB

Danny Willett threw away a golden opportunity to win the Fortinet Championship as he three-putted from less than four feet on the final green to hand the title to defending champion Max Homa.


What You Need to Know About Robert MacIntyre

Scotland's Robert MacIntyre put a miserable season behind him as he saw off U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick in a play-off to win the Italian Open.


Cameron Smith WITB

Open champion Cameron Smith closed with a three-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago, his fourth victory of an outstanding year. He also won the Tournament of Champions, Players Championship and the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews before defecting to LIV Golf.


The First Sustainable Golf Week Takes Place Next Month

Next month, the first Sustainable Golf Week is being hosted by GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf with its partners and collaborators globally, which shall offer the chance to reflect, celebrate and accelerate industry efforts to build a greener future for the game.


PING Unveils Autumn Winter Apparel Collections

PING has unveiled its new AW22 Clothing Range for Men & Women, which has been designed to push boundaries with an expanded line and introducing exciting technologies.


Wilson D9 Forged Irons Review

Earlier this year, Wilson revealed a new set of D9 Forged Irons, which boast Power Hole Technology that has been engineered to enhance performance by combining the nuanced feel of a forged head with higher launch angles. Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed them for us from his base at Howley Hall Golf Club in Leeds.


Has Sergio Garcia Destroyed His Reputation in Europe?

Last week's BMW PGA Championship will not be forgotten in a hurry. Among the many stories from the week was that of Sergio Garcia, who withdrew after the opening round without a word of apology or explanation, instead attending a college football game in America. Derek Clements wonders just how much damage this has done to the Spaniard's reputation.


Costa Navarino Becomes Part of European Tour Destinations Network

Greece's incredible Costa Navarino has joined the European Tour Destinations Network, showcasing four signature golf courses including two new Jose Maria Olazabal designs at Navarino Hills, which opened in February this year.


PING Introduces 10 New Putters

PING has unveiled ten new putters, which have been engineered to deliver an appealing balance of feel and forgiveness across a variety of model types.


Chervo Reveals New Autumn Winter Golf Apparel Collection

Chervò’s eagerly awaited Autumn-Winter 22/23 Collection has taken inspiration from distinctive colours, shapes and patterns to deliver an appealing range of garments for golfers this season.


New Tour Edge Golf Clubs Launched at American Golf

Two new ranges of woods and irons from Tour Edge have landed at American Golf, which is the exclusive retailer for the manufacturer and features the expanded Tour Edge Hot Launch 522 Series, fresh from the US.


How to Play More Golf if You Are Working From Home

It looks as though working from home might be an option for some time to come, and so before you get stuck in a rut, let us explain how best to get golf into your regular routine when you’re not needed in the office.


2022 Italian Open Preview

This week's Italian Open takes on special significance as it will be hosted at Marco Simone Golf Club which, in 12 months' time, will host the Ryder Cup, with Europe thirsting for revenge after suffering a humiliating defeat at Whistling Straits last year.


adidas Creates Limited Edition Samba Golf Shoe

adidas Golf has revealed its Limited-Edition Samba Golf Shoe in four vibrant pastel colours; halo blue, clear pink, pulse yellow, and crystal white.


Shane Lowry - WITB, Profile, Stats

Shane Lowry produced a flawless final round of 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. He finished the tournament - reduced to 54 holes after the death of The Queen - on 199, 17 under par.


Titleist Launches New TSR Drivers

July's historic Open Championship at St Andrews saw Cameron Smith claim his maiden major title with Titleist's new TSR Driver, which has now been officially launched by the manufacturer, offering three models - the TSR2, TSR3 and TSR4 - providing distinct performance options for a variety of players. 


Titleist Reveals New TSR Fairway Woods

Titleist has revealed its new TSR Fairway Woods, which sought to improve on the four Fs: Flight, Feel, Form and Forgiveness. The result was the creation of three distinct models that are packed with technology.


ECCO GOLF Unveils Next Generation BIOM Golf Shoe

ECCO GOLF has revealed the next generation of its acclaimed BIOM footwear with the launch of the new ECCO BIOM G5, which deploys a range of tech to offer an advanced, athletic performance in a premium, progressive and sporty design.


It's Time to Thank a Golf Course Greenkeeper

There are no more invaluable figures in golf than greenkeepers, who work tirelessly each day to present the courses that we play. But it can be a thankless task. Putting that right, BIGGA, in conjunction with other global greenkeeper and course superintendent groups, is launching a 'Thank a Greenkeeper Day' next Tuesday, 13th September. 


Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course Reopens After Refurbishment

The Laguna Golf Course at Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has opened its doors again following extensive work to improve the overall quality of the course as part of a new dimension to the resort’s well-renowned golfing portfolio.


The Great English Golf Boom Book Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken reviews The Great English Golf Boom 1864 to 1914: A History by Dr Michael B Morrison, a stunning, academic quality book that explores the growth of the sport in England and answers many key questions.


2022 BMW PGA Championship Preview

A stellar cast gathers at Wentworth this week for the BMW PGA Championship, with huge excitement surrounding the appearance of Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy.


7 Players to Follow at The BMW PGA Championship

Boasting a field that includes Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Matt Fitzpatrick, this year's BMW PGA Championship was already blockbuster enough. Throw in the added dynamic of the start of Ryder Cup qualification AND the inclusion of 18 LIV Golf players and you have a powder keg of storylines. However, at the heart of it all is a prestigious title with a rich history. We have picked out a range of potential contenders at Wentworth.


Oliver Wilson - Everything You Need to Know

After a gap of eight years, England’s Oliver Wilson finally landed his second DP World Tour title at the Made in Himmerland in Denmark.


Who is Alexander Knappe - The Challenge Tour Number One

Alexander Knappe moved to the top of the Road to Mallorca Rankings as a four under par round of 68 was enough to secure a fourth Challenge Tour title at the B-NL Challenge Trophy by Hulencourt. In the process, he secured his return to the DP World Tour.


INFINITUM Continues Development For The Future at Popular Costa Dorada Resort

INFINITUM, located in Costa Dorada in the North East of Spain, continues to highlight its status as one of the regions premier golf, lifestyle and real-estate resorts, with details for the newly revitalised Lakes course, providing enhancements for visiting golfers as well as wider commitment to environmental sustainability.


EDGA Announce 2022 RSM European Play-off Series

The EDGA (European Disabled Golf Association), have announced details of the 2022 RSM European Play-off Series, that will see 16 qualifying players from the World Ranking for Golfers with Disability (WR4GD), tee it up in a three-day match-play knockout tournament at Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club in September.


Titleist Announce Equipment Performance Following Successful PGA Tour Season

Titleist have announced details of its first-ever clean sweep of the major equipment categories at the PGA Tour season ending Tour Championship, with seven of the top 10 playing a Titleist golf ball.


The Golf Foundation Delivers Golf Sessions as Part of UK Programme

Hot on the heels of the successful commonwealth games, the Golf Foundation continues to showcase golf to young people, having recently helped to deliver golf sessions to over 100 youngsters, as part of the Bring It On Brum festival in Cannon Hill Park.


A PGA Tour Season We Will Not Forget In a Hurry

AND so the 2021-22 PGA Tour season has come to end. And it is one that we will not forget in a hurry.  There has been plenty of fabulous action on the course, with several new names coming to the fore, as well as established stars continuing to build upon their reputations.


Donald To Get Six Picks For 2023 Ryder Cup

RYDER  Cup Europe has announced a radical change to the qualification process for the 2023 European Ryder Cup Team at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy, with Luke Donald being given six picks.


2022 Made in Himmerland Preview

THE DP World Tour heads to Denmark this week for the Made in Himmerand, a tournament won last year by Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger. 2022 will see a new champion and there will be a great deal of attention on a strong home presence, led by Thorbjorn Olesen, Thomas Bjorn, Soren Kjeldsen and Nicolai and Rasmus Hojgaard.


LIV Golf Invitational Boston Preview

THE fourth LIV Golf tournament takes place in Boston this week, with the organisers promising to announce the names of more marquee defectors. It comes at the end of a PGA Tour season we will not forget in a hurry.


Rory McIlroy - What's In The Bag and What You Need To Know

KERCHING! Rory McIlroy overturned a six-shot deficit to pocket a cheque for $18m as he became the first golfer to win the FedEx Cup three times after an astonishing final round at the Tour Championship at East Lake.


Callaway Irons 2022 - Apex and Rogue ST Irons Overview

Resident Golfshake gear expert talks through the 2022 Callaway iron line-up which features the new Rogue ST irons as well as the APEX range of irons announced in 2021.  Ryan provides an overview of both irons models available on the market for this year. 


Bushnell Reveals New Golf GPS Watch

Bushnell Golf has launched its new ION ELITE GPS Watch, which features Slope Technology and offers a highly responsive colour touchscreen display, delivering accuracy for golfers across more than 38,000 preloaded courses around the world.


6 Golf Bags to Suit Every Type of Golfer

Keen golfers will often be fitted for the clubs they play with, but having the right golf bag to meet your needs can be just as essential, as we all have different requirements and personalty types, which can be showcased through the bag you use. Fortunately, that's where Callaway can help, as they boast a vast range of bags, having one for every type of golfer!


The Most Memorable Golf Holes You Can Play

What makes a golf hole memorable? Some would say it's the difficulty, the examination it provides, while others always remember the setting itself, the views that surround it. For many enthusiasts, anything 'quirky' or unique stands out. To learn more about the things that resonate with people, earlier this year, we surveyed the Golfshake Community and asked everyday golfers to pick out some of the best holes they have played.


Rory McIlroy Embraces Leadership Role in Golf

Rory McIlroy - alongside Tiger Woods - has taken on a significant leadership role as the PGA Tour reacts to LIV Golf and the current situation in the game, but as Golfshake's Derek Clements notes, that lofty position has also brought with it some unwanted attention.


Motocaddy to Sponsor This Week's PGA EuroPro Tour Event

Motocaddy has been named the title sponsor of this week's PGA EuroPro Tour Northern Ireland Masters event in County Down.


Felixstowe Ferry Members Play Golf Shots From Martello Tower

Marking its Club Captains Day, Felixtowe Ferry put on a rather special event for its members, giving them (for the first time) the opportunity to ascend the steps to the summit of the historic, 210-year-old Martello Tower and hit golf shots to the 17th green in a 'beat the pro' competition and to the 13th green for a 'nearest the pin' contest.


2022 Tour Championship Preview

It is a big week at East Lake. The Tour Championship has seen some dramatic finishes over the years and some of the biggest names in the game of golf picking up the trophy. And, of course, there is also the small matter of the FedEx Cup and a cheque for $17m for the champion.


2022 Omega European Masters Preview

The DP World Tour heads to the Swiss Alps for the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre, one of the most spectacular venues on the planet. Unsurprisingly, this stunning golf course has attracted a strong field.


Getting to Know Patrick Cantlay - WITB, Stats

Defending FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay rewrote the record books by becoming the first golfer to successfully defend a tournament in the FedEx Cup post-season by retaining the BMW Championship.


What You Need to Know About Nelly Korda

American Nelly Korda produced a superb five-under-par 67 to win the Aramco Team Series event at La Reserva Club, Spain as her sister, Jessica, collapsed to 77 in the final round. 


Max Kieffer - WITB, Stats, Profile

Max Kieffer of Germany won his first DP World Tour title at the 249th attempt following a dramatic finish to the Czech Masters. We take a closer look at his career to date, profiling the player and looking at the clubs that he uses.


Former Open Champion Tom Weiskopf Dies Aged 79

Tom Weiskopf was blessed with a glorious golf swing but he was cursed with a volcanic temper. It is one of golf's great mysteries that a man who struck the ball as well as Weiskopf, who has passed away at the age of 79, ended his career with just one major to his name.


Playing Golf With Paragolfer User Kris Aves

In 2017, Metropolitan Police officer Kris Aves was severely injured during the Westminster Bridge terrorist attacks. Following intensive treatment, he returned to his beloved sport of golf via the use of a Paragolfer machine. Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken, himself retired from the police service, recently played with Kris in a Team Police Golf Day at Forest of Arden and describes the experience in this new feature article.


2022 TaylorMade Golf Balls Review

TaylorMade has launched several new and updated golf balls for 2022; namely the Tour Response, Soft Response and Kalea. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has described each of them, in addition to looking at the Tour standard TP5 and TP5x.


Disabled Golf Association Hosts First Taster Session at Calverley Golf Club

On Wednesday 27th of July, DGA (Disabled Golf Association) hosted their first golf open taster session at Calverley Golf Club in Leeds. The ambition behind this was to invite disabled people to experience 'welcome to golf' taster events for those thinking about taking up the game in the form of friendly coaching on the driving range and putting greens.


The Schism in Professional Golf Grows Ever Wider

Sadly, the scale of the schism that exists in professional golf has come to the fore once again this week, with events off the course continuing to dominate the headlines.


Farah Golf Presents First Autumn Winter Apparel Collection

Farah Golf has launched its first Autumn/Winter Collection, featuring a range of garments that will allow golfers to enjoy comfort and style, no matter the weather, when out on the course.


St Jude Leaderboard Showcased Strength of Depth on PGA Tour

During the FedEx St Jude Championship, there was a social media debate surrounding the apparent lack of star names on the leaderboard. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on that and why it demonstrated the strength of depth on the PGA Tour.


Early Golf Royal Myths And Ancient Histories Book Review

There are a host of historical golf books that have been published to coincide with the 150th playing of The Open at St Andrews this year. Early Golf Royal Myths And Ancient Histories by Professor Neil S Millar is one of them, exploring the myths and revisiting the evidence surrounding the early history of golf.


Copper Tech Golf Gloves Review

The Copper Tech Golf Glove is a market leader in the USA and featured heavily at the 2022 PGA Show in Orlando, so Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken was intrigued when offered the chance to test and try it.


Golf In Scotland In The Black And White Era Book Review

Golf In Scotland In The Black & White Era by Steve Finan is a coffee table book that features historic images from the archive of DC Thomson, which haven't been seen for decades, presenting the game as it looked in generations past. Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken simply loved the book and describes his thoughts in this new review.


FootJoy Reveals New 2022 Autumn Winter Footwear Collection

Preparing for the autumn and winter season, FootJoy has revealed a collection of new male and female footwear to deliver performance and style for golfers, with the newly improved FJ Stratos headlining things.


Shot Scope Develops Brand New Feature

Shot Scope has developed a new feature that will enhance the experience offered to golfers. Entitled "Shots Plotted", users will be able to see a historical snapshot of where tee shots have finished up on any given hole and the club that was used, helping to create a strategic plan for every hole.


TaylorMade Launches New Women's Range - Kalea Premier

TaylorMade has launched Kalea Premier, the company's newest range designed for women golfers that has been specifically engineered to offer lightweight speed, easy launch and maximum forgiveness.


2022 BMW Championship Preview

With just two events left in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, everything can change. There is huge money at stake, as well as extra points for the man who wins the BMW Championship. Will Zalatoris’ win at the St Jude means he now leads the standings, with Scottie Scheffler in second.



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