Articles by Liam Moore
Liam Moore is a sports journalism graduate and since picking up his first golf club three years ago, he has become consumed by the wonderful game of golf.
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The Golfers Who Could Become World Number One
To be the world’s best is something that every aspiring golfer dreams of, but it is certainly not something that every golfer can achieve. Golfshake's Liam Moore has picked out six golfers who hold realistic hopes of sitting at the summit of the Official World Golf Rankings.
Race to Costa Del Sol Showcases the Majestic Los Naranjos Golf Club
Los Naranjos Golf Club is hoping to utilise the Andalucia Costa del Sol Open de Espana as an opportunity to showcase and enhance its global appeal.
Celtic Manor Announce Academy Investment Including Toptracer Installation
Celtic Manor will be launching their inaugural academy in December, thanks to a £500,000 installation that features brand-new, Toptracer Range technology.
10 of The Best Cyber Monday Golf Deals
With the passing of Black Friday comes new opportunity for deals: Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday is the first Monday following Thanksgiving and as golfers, there are plenty of fantastic deals that will provide superb additions for your golf game. Here are ten of the best Cyber Monday deals that are available this year.
Aroeira Golf Resort Acknowledged as one of Europe’s Best
Aroeira Pines Classic continues to rise in its bid to return to the summit of both Portuguese and European golf as the complex gains further momentum after becoming one of the biggest movers in a new poll of the 100 best courses in Europe.
What's In The Bag - Collin Morikawa
Collin Morikawa treated the world of golf with yet another exhibition of his generational talent, as the 24-year-old produced one of the greatest final rounds of his career to date. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the American and what's in his bag.
Introducing Reflo: A Sustainable Apparel Brand
Through the creation of Reflo, a sustainable golf and athletic clothing brand, Rory MacFadyen is hoping to make a positive impact and establish a new template for all companies. Golfshake's Liam Moore caught up with Rory to learn more about the aims and ambitions of Reflo.
The Team Behind a Pro - Removing Individuality From Golf
We often look at golfers as being individual warriors who rely solely on themselves and thus, success is self-dependent, but there is a team behind the best of them, from caddies to coaches and family. Golfshake's Liam Moore met professional golfer Jack South to hear about the invaluable support he receives from others.
The American Dream: Daniel O'Loughlin And The College Golf System
Golfshake's Liam Moore meets young English professional golfer Daniel O’Loughlin, who is embarking on his career following a record-breaking tenure at the University of Colorado. Daniel describes his journey to date and his experience of the American college system.
New Sustainable Golf Apparel Company Reflo Launched
A new golf, active and leisurewear apparel company, Reflo, has launched with an emphasis on the creation of sustainable products crafted from recycled waste. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains more about this ambitious new venture.
PGA EuroPro Tour - 2021 Season Review
The PGA EuroPro Tour concluded on October 22nd after a splendid finale at Northumberland’s Slaley Hall determined which five players will be progressing to the Challenge Tour in 2022. Golfshake's Liam Moore reflects on the latest 15-event season that took the tour throughout the United Kingdom and to some magnificent venues.
What's In The Bag - Thomas Pieters
Thomas Pieters secured his fifth European Tour title and sixth professional career win at the Portugal Masters, after a composed final round of three-under-par. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a look at the Belgian's journey to date and what's in his bag.
Las Colinas Wins Major Titles at 2021 World Golf Awards
Las Colinas continues to exceed itself, after it was voted as ‘Spain’s Best Golf Course’ and ‘World’s Leading Golf & Villa Resort’ at the 2021 World Golf Awards.
Zerofit Unveils The World's Warmest Baselayer
Golfers across the United Kingdom, Europe and North America will be able to purchase Japanese sports performance brand Zerofit - The World’s Warmest Baselayer. The apparel line will offer golfers a collection of innovative products that have been solely designed to combat the bitter conditions of winter this year.
Reasons to Keep Playing Golf This Winter
Many golfers stop their weekly or monthly trip to the course during the period leading up to Christmas, but there are several outstanding benefits that would provide a stern argument for continuing to play. We list five reasons why you need to keep golfing this winter.
The Items You Need For Winter Golf
While many golfers will outright refuse to take to the fairways during winter, we think that’s an unwise choice as there’s still plenty of enjoyment to take from the cooler period. We choose eight essential items that will undoubtedly bolster your enjoyment of playing golf as the temperature hits freezing.
What's In The Bag - Hideki Matsuyama
Hideki Matsuyama recorded his seventh PGA Tour victory in his native land of Japan after a peerless final round at the Zozo Championship. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the 2021 Masters champion's career to date, his biggest moment, and what's in his bag.
Jamie Rutherford Triumphs in Dramatic Fashion at EuroPro Tour Championship
In a dramatic finish at Slaley Hall, Jamie Rutherford survived a last hole bogey to not only win the EuroPro Tour Championship but top the Order of Merit too. The weather threatened to dampen the party but the action on display was nothing short of remarkable as Golfshake's Liam Moore describes.
What Makes a Golfer Great
Ultimately, what factor separates the good from the very best? Is it the skill they inherit or the fact that they have the most recent equipment? It could be their caddie’s desirable knowledge or that their coach is one of the greatest throughout the circuit. We look at the key factors that make a golfer great.
The Brand of Tiger Woods Remains Untouchable
Remarkably, a certain golfer has been tipped to inherit the largest sum from the PGA Tour's Player Impact Program money, an estimated $8 million - and he hasn’t struck a golf ball all season. That, of course, would be Tiger Woods. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why Tiger's brand remains bigger than anything else.
What's In The Bag - Matthew Fitzpatrick
Matthew Fitzpatrick secured the seventh professional win of his career after a three-stroke victory at the Andalucia Masters. We take a closer look at his career to date and what's in the Englishman's bag.
Tremendous Field Prepares to Compete at Portugal Masters
Two former champions of the Portugal Masters - Andy Sullivan and Steven Brown - will be present for this year’s tournament, as the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course prepares to host the event for the 15th edition. There are further former champions too, with George Coetzee - last year’s winner - Lucas Bjerregaard and Alex Levy all scheduled to tee it up in the Portuguese sun.
International Golf Travel Market Hosts First Golf Travel Meeting in Wales
RX (Reed Exhibitions), the organiser for IGTM (International Golf Travel Market) successfully held the first international face-to-face meeting of the golf industry for the first time in two years. The event took place at the 2010 Ryder Cup venue and the ICC Wales headquarters, The Celtic Manor Resort.
Titleist Introduces Radar Capture Technology to Pro V1 Golf Balls
The new Titleist Pro V1 and V1x golf balls will contain Radar Capture Technology (RCT) for the first time. Developed and nurtured by Titleist R&D engineers and further validated by a team of TrackMan experts, the new technology has been designed to help enhance data capture of launch conditions in an indoor environment.
William Harrold Takes Second Round Lead at Slaley Hall
William Harrold will take a narrow, one-shot lead heading into the final round of the EuroPro season. Harrold, representing Sheringham Golf Club, shot a battling two-under 70 during what was a chilling day in Northumberland.
Jack McDonald Leads After Day 1 at Matchroom Tour Championship
Jack McDonald has taken the lead after the opening round of the EuroPro Tour Championship, producing a splendid 67 to edge ahead of the pack by a single stroke.
Yas Links Chosen to Host 2022 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
Troon-managed Yas Links Abu Dhabi will host the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for the first time in the tournament’s history from 20-23 January 2022, kicking off the Rolex Series and the European Tour in style next year.
KBS Unveils New Players Graphite Iron Shaft
One of the world’s leading golf shaft brands, KBS, has launched the innovative Players Graphite Iron (PGI) Shaft that will break the stereotype that graphite shafts are aimed at players with a slower swing speed.
What's In The Bag - Rory McIlroy
When Rory McIlroy stated that he believed he had the capability of being the best in the world, there were many raised eyebrows. But it's safe to say that he was the best player at the CJ Cup. We take a look at what's in McIlroy's bag, assess his recent form, and review his brightest moment.
Three Triumph at EuroPro Q School 2022
The spoils were shared three ways at EuroPro Tour Q School 2022, after Thomas Thurloway, Rhys Nevin and Ross Cameron shared the victory by one shot at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa.
The Most Underrated Players in Golf Today
Despite their lack of major success, there are plenty of professionals who clearly exhibit the talent to win one of golf’s grandest prizes. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of five players that we feel are not only underrated but who also have bright futures ahead.
Five of The Best Golf Courses on The PGA Tour
Every week we tune in to see the world’s greatest golfers battling it out on the PGA Tour, but while the players deservedly take centre stage, without an array of impressive venues for them to compete on, the entertainment value would be seriously lacking. We have compiled a list of five courses that undoubtedly make the golfing calendar year all that sweeter.
Me And My Golf Announce Global Distribution Deal
Me and My Golf have announced details of a global distribution deal which will mean that their video tuition bundles will be available via several major retail outlets both online and in-store.
Why Sungjae Im is Golf's Ironman
Now a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, to say Sungjae Im enjoys golf would be an understatement; the 23-year-old lives and breathes the sport and yet, he’s only just getting started. Golfshake's Liam Moore charts the South Korean's impressive journey through the game.
MacGregor Golf Extends Travel Cover Range
With international travel starting to improve and the previously impossible dream of securing winter sun on the fairways being available, MacGregor Golf has introduced two premium travel covers to protect your gear when travelling.
Testing PING's i59 Irons & Glide Forged Wedges
PING have released their i59 Irons and Glide Forged Wedges into the market, and the general response is overwhelmingly positive. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed the new clubs for us.
ClubstoHire Prospers From Updated Travel Requirements
Due to the relaxing of travel restrictions, ClubstoHire have announced that foreign travel for golf trips is rapidly improving in both busyness and convenience.
What's In The Bag - Sam Burns
Sam Burns is a rising star in the game recently secured his second PGA Tour title at the Sanderson Farms Championship. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the young American's progress to date and the equipment he uses.
What's In The Bag - Danny Willett
Danny Willett became the first man in 17 years to win a European Tour event on his birthday when he triumphed in Scotland at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. We take a closer look at the Englishman's season, his career, and the equipment he uses on the course.
Why You Should Still Play Golf in The Autumn Season
The arrival of October has spelt the end for the current golf season, but that does not necessarily mean that all golf should cease. In fact, golf should continue to be played and flourish during the cooler period and there are plenty of positives that would support this argument.
Players Who Could Break Into The 2023 Ryder Cup
Following Europe's heavy defeat to America at Whistling Straits, attention now turns to the 2023 Ryder Cup in Italy. But which players could break in and rejuvenate the team? Golfshake's Liam Moore has picked out new names who he believes will make an impact for both sides.
Sunshine, Views, Golf: Welcome to The Algarve
The Algarve epitomises golf in Portugal but this wasn’t the case prior to the 1960s when this region was turned into a golfer and tourist’s dream following heavy redevelopment. There are plenty of golf courses in the area with a collection of five-star hotels and other outstanding accommodation options on offer too - including the fantastic Pestana Hotel & Resort Group.
PGA EuroPro Tour Heads to Slaley Hall For Tour Championship
After the conclusion of the regular season, the PGA EuroPro Tour will travel to Slaley Hall for the Tour Championship and the opportunity for five aspiring golfers to secure Challenge Tour status from Wednesday 20th October to Friday 22nd 2021.
Clutch Golf: Changing The Perception of Golf's Image
Specialising in offering headcovers that place an emphasis on design and the vibrant use of bright colours, Clutch Golf is a new company that is hoping to change perceptions in the game. Golfshake's Liam Moore has learned more about them and their hopes for the future.
Why More Golfers Should Play Match Play
As golfers, we are fortunate that our sport has several formats and each and every one is completely different from the last. Many of us will typically stick to stroke play with the occasional bit of stableford, but Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why match play is something that more of us should make a routine part of our game.
Analysing Team USA at The Ryder Cup
When Steve Stricker made his final picks for the impending Ryder Cup, the American team oozed class in every category. Golfshake's Liam Moore analyses the American team and how each one hopes to contribute to a first United States win since 2016 and only the third after the turn of the century.
Analysing Team Europe at The Ryder Cup
It appears that Europe are underdogs for every Ryder Cup in contemporary times, but it is especially true for the 43rd edition. We take an in-depth look at the team and how they have performed across the season while also predicting their involvement within this year’s competition.
Golf & Culture: Why Le Golf National & Paris Are a Perfect Match
Europe’s 2018 dominant Ryder Cup victory at Le Golf National epitomised the very spirit of the competition: togetherness and working as a collective. The city of Paris provides an excellent destination for a first-class golf course that poses no difficulty to access either. We describe why the capital of France and golf make the perfect match.
Why The Ryder Cup Appeals to Sports Fans
Unlike any other event in golf, the Ryder Cup draws in regular sports fans to watch every two years, but why is that? Golfshake's Liam Moore explores the factors that make the match between Europe and the United States compelling to millions worldwide.
Golf is Cheaper Than You Might Think
We have recently seen a lot of controversy regarding rising visitor green fees and also increased membership prices at clubs, but the game may still be cheaper than you think. We take a closer look at how golf compares to other leisure activities and assess the value that green fees and memberships offer.
Why Brooks Koepka's Comments Should Worry Steve Stricker
Ahead of the Ryder Cup, the United States has the benefit of home advantage and a team that dominates the world rankings, but Brooks Koepka's recent comments perhaps highlight an individualism that may be their undoing. Golfshake's Liam Moore believes that managing that will be Steve Stricker's biggest challenge.
The PGA National Czech Republic Offers Luxurious Accommodation Packages
The PGA National Czech Republic, situated at Oaks Prague, has partnered with luxurious hotels within the Prague area to offer golfers exclusive accommodation packages.
What Keeps Us Coming Back To Golf
When playing golf, it’s often a wise idea to happily accept those good breaks, as you'll quickly have some bad ones too. The game can be frustrating, but it always brings us back for more. With the help from the Golfshake Ambassadors, Liam Moore explores why we keep chasing the dream.
So That's What Happened to Patrick Cantlay
Earlier in the year, Golfshake's Liam Moore wrote a piece exploring Patrick Cantlay's mid-season struggles. However, as we know, things turned out rather well for the American, as Liam now responds with a follow-up article on the FedEx Cup champion.
Golfstream Introduces Express Push Trolley
One of Europe’s leading suppliers in powered golf trolley spares and lithium batteries, Golfstream, have launched the Express push trolley to complement the popular Vision electric golf trolley.
Mizuno Unveils Autumn 2021 Golf Bag Collection
Japanese golf equipment manufacturer, Mizuno, is launching a comprehensive new range of golf bags to supplement its already established award-winning line-up.
Skechers Unveil Winter Footwear Collection
Skechers have revealed their new winter footwear collection, with a particular emphasis on performance in the coldest months. While shoes are prone to damage during all seasons, it is the winter months, when more rainfall is present, where footwear can be easily harmed.
Golfstream Launches Winter Range of Trolley Accessories
Europe’s leading supplier of powered golf trolley batteries and spares, Golfstream, have unveiled their new range of winter trolley accessories that have been designed to complement their golf trolley vision and prepare golfers for the winter season.
European Tour Winner Daniel Gavins WITB & Interview
Golfshake’s Gear Expert Ryan Rastall and resident PGA Pro at Howley Hall, met up with recent European Tour winner Daniel Gavins to gain insight into his 2021 season and what features in his bag this year.
Does Confidence Matter - Starting Your Round in Birdie Fashion
How many times have you prepared efficiently for your round? You may have had 20 balls at the range, warmed up the putter and even dialled in chipping before heading to the first tee. The first hole moments can set the tone for the remainder of your round; it’s crazy what one-under through one can do to the mind!
September 14 Marks Return of International - Thank a Greenkeeper Day
The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) will be joining other international organisations to offer a message of gratitude to greenkeepers and sports turf professionals on September 14.
Bank Holiday Sale at American Golf
American Golf have started their Bank Holiday sale with 75% off Calvin Klein, Garmin, Rife and Golfino products. The discounted prices will remain active until August 30 and there are hundreds of deals available from both online and in participating stores.
Slaley Hall Will Host EuroPro Tour Finale
The PGA EuroPro Tour have announced that the Tour Championship – due to take place across October 20-22 – has changed venues. Slaley Hall have now been chosen as the host replacement and Alcanada will host the 2022 Tour Championship.
Tough Times For Nomadic Golfers But Should They Be Surprised
When golf resumed after lockdown, tee times were effectively like gold dust. The majority of clubs were only opening for members, meaning that the nomadic golfer was truly stuck in limbo. But as clubs prioritised their members, was it surprising that visitors were left out in the cold?
How Golf Can Better Market Itself to New Players
Golf is always looking for ways to market itself towards new players, but what can be done to make the sport more attractive and welcoming to others? From the help of the Golfshake Community and the incredible responses from our recent survey, we look at some comments regarding how the game can further improve participation and secure its long-term future.
Is It Time For Golf Membership To Incorporate Several Courses
Satisfying demand from both members and visitors - while providing value - has been a challenge for golf clubs in recent times. In this changing world, could we see the idea of traditional memberships transform into something more radical and innovative? We look at the question of whether it's time for golf memberships to incorporate several courses.
The Footballers Who Play Golf
Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport throughout Britain but isn’t it interesting to see that so many footballers have such a huge passion for golf? From England legends to Scotland captains and international superstars, we take a look at some of the past and present stars who adore the game of golf.
On The Tee With Chloe Gallacher
Golfshake's Liam Moore meets presenter, social media influencer and golfer Chloe Gallacher, learning more about her journey through the game and what she believes are the answers for making the sport more welcoming to women and girls.
5 Best Tips For Beginner Golfers
Having started playing golf two years ago, there have been many things that Golfshake's Liam Moore wishes that he knew immediately. Little tips that would have undoubtedly sped up his progression. For anyone new to golf, Liam shares some experiences with you that can help bolster your ability and further entice you into getting out onto the golf course.
Why Golfers Are Thrilled by The Return of Bunker Rakes
The bunker rake, how dearly you have been missed. The responses from our recent Golfshake Survey have indicated that the golf community is also thankful that rakes have returned, but there are questions about general maintenance that need addressed.
Cobra NXTLVL Academy: Investing in the Stars of Tomorrow
Providing support to emerging golfers on the EuroPro Tour, Cobra/Puma Golf's NXTLVL Academy has provided invaluable help to several players, backing them on their journey to fulfilling their potential. Golfshake's Liam Moore has learned more about this venture and the benefits it offers.
How Did You First Become Addicted to Golf
How did you first become addicted to golf? Introducing a new series of articles, Golfshake's Liam Moore describes how he got into the game at a later age, after being inspired by watching the Masters, before taking that onto the course and discovering the ideal sport for him after serious injuries.
Are Increased Golf Membership Fees Justified
Through a recent survey conducted by Golfshake, many golfers have commented on a rise of membership costs during the past year, which hasn't always been invested by clubs. We look at their responses and analyse whether increased membership fees are justified.
The Journey to Stardom With EuroPro Golfer Jack South
Golfshake's Liam Moore meets EuroPro Tour golfer Jack South, who describes his journey through the game, including a scholarship in America, before embarking on a professional career back home in England, offering insights about those emerging players looking to make a name for themselves.
EuroPro Tour Announces Return of Q School
The long-awaited return of EuroPro Tour Q School has finally been announced, with the access event taking place throughout September and October 2021. The competition will warrant access to the developmental circuit and will offer 25 cards for those who are ready to break onto the next level.
Chippenham Golf Club Feature Review
Located in the west of England, Chippenham Golf Club has undergone extensive redevelopment, including seven new holes. Golfshake's Liam Moore had the opportunity to experience the venue for himself and shares his thoughts in this feature review.
Quinta da Marinha Completes Extensive Renovation
Quinta da Marinha has invested in its luxurious holiday villas to offer golfers the perfect blend of privacy, opulence and contemporary and stylish interior decor to accompany golfing trips.
New Kaddey Switch Trolley Now Available
Kaddey have unveiled their new trolley, the Switch. Their brand ethos of companionship functionality, sustainability, style, quality and service is present in the latest product.
Who Could Upset the Favourites at The Open
Undoubtedly, Jon Rahm will head to Kent as the overwhelming favourite, but who may upset the odds at the Open? Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out eight players who might not necessarily be considered as probable victors of the Claret Jug this year but hold the potential to steal the show.
The Rory McIlroy Conundrum at The Open
After winning the Wells Fargo Championship and contending at the US Open, Rory McIlroy will be among the favoured names at Royal St George's, but there is a striking inconsistency with his game as work alongside renowned coach Pete Cowen continues. Could he do it? Golfshake's Liam Moore looks at the Rory conundrum at the Open.
Why The Open is Golf's Best Major
There’s no denying that major championship golf is extra special. These are the events that provide the sternest of challenges for the world’s very best players. With The Open on the horizon, it got us thinking: what is the best major of them all? We explain why The Open is the greatest major in golf.
What Makes Royal St George's England's Ultimate Open Venue
The Open's first English venue, Royal St George’s has character, history and an unrivalled passion for golf. There is a reason why this is the only place deemed worthy enough to host championship golf in the south – it is a special place where special things happen.
Meet Ryan Campbell - Insights From a Rising Star on the EuroPro Tour
Beneath the European Tour, there is the highly competitive, emotionally charged and fascinating world of the mini tours, where dreams are furthered or shattered entirely. Learning more about this journey to the summit, Golfshake's Liam Moore caught up with Scotland's Ryan Campbell, who plays on the EuroPro Tour.
Why More Golfers Should Play in Societies
There aren’t many better hobbies than playing golf; you get to spend hours in the sunshine, the social aspect is fantastic and it’s an excellent source of exercise. Whether you play by yourself, in a duo or even a four-ball, golf accommodates all groups. Above the traditional four-ball, is the golf society. This group is typically made up of several members with one aim: play as much golf via as many different courses as possible. Sound like fun? It is.
The Best Golf Lasers of 2021
Rangefinders have become a common accessory for golfers. They have quickly become a part of most golf bags and if you don’t currently own one, you could be losing shots out on the course. We list six models that we think offer not just performance enhancing capabilities, but also don’t break the bank to acquire either.
Darren Clarke CBD Launches New Premium CBD Oils
Darren Clarke CBD and Sana Lifestyle have agreed on an exclusive partnership that will see the release of two premium CBD oils, providing golfers with credible, premium products which act on the body’s endocannabinoid system – which can help to improve sleep quality, reduce pain, lessen anxiety levels and boost immune system response.
InRange Technology Installed at Bristol Golf Centre
Bristol Golf Centre has become the latest golfing hub to utilise InRange technology, receiving an extensive upgrade to its 32-bay facility. InRange are quickly becoming among the industry’s leading ball-tracking system, having seen support from numerous clubs around the country.
The Best Push Golf Trolleys of 2021
It might be optimal to carry your bag, but the disparity in calories between carrying and pushing is not as large as one might think. Pushing our clubs boasts many additional benefits too. Strength building, increased cardio and the burning of further calories are all major advantages of trolleys. With that in mind, we list eight of the best push trolleys of 2021.
How American Golf is Positively Impacting the Game
American Golf are Europe’s number one golf retailer and while they are predominantly known for distributing the latest golfing accessories, there’s plenty of work being done behind the scenes to ensure the longevity and inclusion of our wonderful sport.
The Best Golf Watches of 2021
Whether you utilise a laser or a watch, modern technology has enabled amateur golfers to have a technological caddie with them at all times. We have listed seven of the best golf watches to help you lower those scores as much as possible in 2021.
BIG MAX Reveals New Golf Bags Inspired by Shoe Designs
The number one golf bag in Europe, Big Max, is set to bring more vibrant colours to the fairways this summer, with the release of two new models inspired by modern shoe designs.
10 Players Who Will Contend at The Open
Shane Lowry has possessed the Claret Jug for two years, but finally, this summer, the Open Championship returns. But who is likely to contend at Royal St George's in July? Golfshake's Liam Moore has identified ten players he expects to make a run for glory and potentially etch their name as the Champion Golfer of 2021.
Golf Courses to Play in the East of England This Summer
Were you aware that the east of England hosts some of the best golf courses in the country? Whether you’re looking for parkland or links, long or short, or maybe just a gem in the middle of nowhere, this district of England has you covered.
Where to Play Golf in Scotland This Summer
When it comes to playing golf in Britain, there is one area that truly takes the top spot. Hosting the home of golf – in addition to creating the game – is the marvellous landscape that is Scotland. With assistance from the wonderful Golfshake Community, we have put together a list of the best golf courses to play in Scotland this summer.
TravisMathew Reveals UK Online Sales Website
After the success that TravisMathew has received in the United Kingdom, the company has decided to launch a UK online sales website. The premium golf apparel and lifestyle brand is famous for its fresh and progressive collections.
England Golf Relaunches Club Membership Campaign
England Golf has reinforced their commitment to club membership by re-launching its ‘Membership: Give it a Shot’ campaign that has been introduced to boost the numbers of golfers who belong to clubs.
Golf Courses to Play in The South of England This Summer
While the south of England host many revered courses that make the top 100 lists of the country, there are also plenty of hidden gems. With help from the incredible Golfshake Community, we have listed only a few golf courses to play during the summer season.
Golf Courses to Play in The North of England This Summer
The north of England has proudly boasted a collection of unbelievable courses for quite some time now, and it’s easy to see why many golfers across the nation are willing to travel far and wide to get in on the action. With assistance from the Golfshake Community and their detailed reviews, we have picked out some of the best courses to visit during the summertime.
Golf Courses to Play in The Midlands This Summer
From short courses to long, parkland courses to heathland courses and some of the most picturesque golf clubs in the country, the Midlands area not only offers quality but a variety of challenging settings. Thanks to the reliable Golfshake Community and their reviews of summertime rounds, we have listed venues within the district that offer a fantastic experience.
How to Keep Your Golf Clubs in Top Condition
It's one thing buying a new set of clubs, but they need to be properly maintained. In addition to the cleanliness of our clubs, performance is just as – if not more – important. Based on the help from GolfSupport and their expert advice, we list several useful methods to keep your golf clubs clean and your performance shiny.
The Glamorganshire Golf Club Feature Review
The Glamorganshire Golf Club in Wales boasts a rich history, including the fact that an early member conceived the format of Stableford. Popular with societies, Golfshake's Liam Moore had the opportunity to experience this scenic venue for himself, penning his reflections in a new Feature Review.
Norwich Family Golf Centre Becomes Foresight Sports First UK Range Venue
Norwich Family Golf Centre has partnered with Foresight Sports, becoming the first driving range in the UK to install and utilise Total Range. The technology boasts outstanding performance and entertainment improvements, that are suitable for players of all age and skill range.
The Putter Tailor Offers Edel Golf Putters in UK
The Putter Tailor are a certified fitter for Edel Golf in the UK and they have introduced a full fitting for your most used golf club, the putter. Combining Edel’s world-renowned equipment and industry knowledge, The Putting Tailor will offer a unique, mobile made to measure service that will result in a putter perfect for your game.
Why You Should Get Fitted For Your Golf Clubs
Golfers are being encouraged to get fitted for clubs - and the benefits are clear. Callaway has taken that flexibility and customisation to another level through its Apex Irons, and we had the opportunity to visit the Fitting Centre at The Belfry, where Gary Beadle was fitted for a set with intriguing results.
Jon Rahm: Covid's Cruellest Sporting Victim
Jon Rahm's positive coronavirus test on Saturday brought an abrupt and cruel end to a sparkling display at Muirfield Village, but Golfshake's Liam Moore believes that the Spaniard is currently the best golfer on the planet and will quickly rebound this summer.
The Best Carry Golf Bags on the Market in 2021
Golfers are ready for the summer months, but where are they going to store their clubs? If a new bag is something that you need, we have handily brought together this year's best stand bags into one feature article, which we hope could inspire more golfers to carry their bags during a round.
Orida Park Wood Golf Club to Host PGA EuroPro Tour Event
Orida Park Wood Golf Club have announced that they will host a PGA EuroPro Tour event for the upcoming season. The club have also revealed that they will host a Pro-Am on the day prior to the main competition.
Birchwood Park Golf & Country Club Exhibits Major Driving Range Revamp
Whilst many of us were staring at our calendars, praying that the return of golf would be on the horizon, Birchwood Park Golf & Country Club were occupied with a new project. The club, based in Kent, has completely undergone a driving range revamp that will feature state-of-the-art TrackMan Technology.
What Has Happened to Patrick Cantlay?
Ahead of the PGA Championship, Patrick Cantlay would normally be considered among the favourites, but since February, the American's form has dipped markedly, missing the cut in his last four stroke-play events. Liam Moore looks at the 29-year-old's career to date - and why a return to his best can't be ruled out at Kiawah Island.
Golf Lifestyle Brand Manors Reveals New Classic Collection
Manors, a golf lifestyle brand, will release their new Classic Collection for SS21 on the 7th of May. Through an increased selection of apparel, Manors are hoping to shape the future of golf clothing in a more positive, inclusive manner.
The Ecstasy and Agony of the Mini Tour
The PGA Tour represents the elite. Almost every shot of every tournament is broadcasted and daily updates are provided from both internal and external media outlets. Away from the big-leagues, however, are the mini-tours. Mizuno have teamed up with professional golfer Fredrik Lindblom, where he agreed to film a series highlighting the successes and the disappointments in his quest for a Tour card.
The Craziest Shots in Golf
Whilst golf is known for its traditions and carefully thought out shots, occasionally members of our sport want to have a little fun – and who can blame them? Undoubtedly, you’ve seen a collection of ‘the best golf shots across the professional tours’ countless times. However, have you seen some of the craziest shots? Callaway asked Marcus Armitage if he would be open to setting a new Guinness World Record, and the Englishman couldn’t refuse.
Mizuno Release Their Innovative 2021 Apparel & Shoe Line
Mizuno have revealed their 2021 clothing collection, the Spring/Summer 2021 apparel (SS21) along with five new models in their footwear line-up. The Japanese-based manufacturer’s latest releases will feature the companies most striking and technically advanced range yet.
2021 British Open Speedgolf Championships to be Held at The Springs
The 2021 edition of the British Open Speedgolf Championship will be held at The Springs Golf Club in Oxfordshire and will introduce a second day to the event this year which is scheduled to be held on the 19th and 20th of September.
MGI Trolleys Now Available in UK Through American Golf
American Golf have revealed that they have entered a partnership with MGI that will enable the retailer to exclusively sell MGI trolleys across the UK. The collaboration will ensure that the range of trolleys continues to grow in strength having first arrived on the market almost 30 years ago.
10 of the Best Golf YouTube Channels to Watch in 2021
When not playing, many golfers turn to YouTube, where there is a vast range of engaging channels available that cover the sport. Whether it's course vlogs or instructional features, we list not just ten of the most popular YouTube Channels but also those that are making a positive impact on the game.
5 of the Best Golf Swing Capture Apps on the Market
Through the advent of shot tracers and swing analysers, amateur golfers are no longer priced out from improving their game. They typically come as a free download with in-app purchases available, but that isn’t always the case and some provide a direct one-off payment to access their content. We list five of the best apps to help you solve those frustrating quirks that hold your swing back.
Slingsby Gin Launches New Golf Academy Celebrity Challenge
With the resumption of golf in England coinciding with a time seen as the start of the UK golf season, Slingsby Gin, sponsor of the BMW PGA Championship, have launched their own Golf Academy and Celebrity Challenge aimed to inspire and encourage more female golfers to take up the sport this year.
Under Armour Announces 2021 Footwear Range
The 2021 Under Armour golf footwear range has been revealed, the brand continuing to follow the data in their quest to produce the most comfortable shoes on the market.
PGA EuroPro Tour Introduces Qualifying for Amateur Golfers
The PGA EuroPro Tour have announced that they will open Monday Qualifying to amateur golfers who currently hold a handicap of 2 or lower. The move has recently seen approval from the R&A and will take place for this year’s tournaments.
Women On The Tee: A New Event Held Exclusively For Women
Launched in March 2021, Women On The Tee is a new venture that will see its first event in May 2021 and is aimed at female golfers who want to take part in a series of fun events with like-minded golfers in a competitive environment.
Carry, Trolley, Buggy - What Should You Use?
When playing golf, do you carry your bag, use a trolley, or maybe even drive round in a buggy? Naturally, everyone is different and each of the options will be dependent on the individual. Liam Moore looks at the positives and negatives of each transportable choice on the course.
Expand Your Golf in 2021 With Mizuno Golf Pairs Events
Established in 2013, the Mizuno Golf Pairs Tour has continued to grow since its inception and looks set to be even bigger and better in 2021, providing all golfers with the opportunity to play at more venues across the UK this year, including many of the finest courses in the country.
5 of the Best Golf Courses in the West of England
The west of England is made up of Bristol, Bath, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wilshire. With over 35 golf courses in the area, these picturesque venues provide the perfect location for a golfing getaway. Whether you are looking for scenery, a short nine-hole course or to test yourself at a challenging links course, the west offers plenty of viable options. Liam Moore has picked out five of the best.
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