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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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8 Essential Golf Accessories You Need For This Season

We have selected some of the best golf accessories that will help you out on the course this year - do you currently own any product that makes the list?

20 of The Best Golf Courses to Play in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a large county and their love for the sport of golf is both undeniable and infectious. We provide information on 20 of the very best to be found within the county - have you played any of them to date?

How You Could Attend Golf's Biggest Events

The calendar is full of professional golf tournaments, but there are some events that are simply greater than the rest. If you would like to experience these special showpieces, including the Masters, Open, Ryder Cup and Players Championship, then our travel partners Golfbreaks have a range of packages that will take you there.

10 Things That All Golfers Should Do in 2024

As golfers around the world will know, early spring indicates the start of the golf season, and we have all suffered enough through the misery of winter. It’s a good idea to set challenges for the impending campaign, and there’s plenty of things that you can introduce to help you improve at the game of golf.

8 Gadgets That Every Golfer Needs

Through the advent of rangefinders and other neat gadgets, attempting to produce lower scores on the course has seemingly been easier than ever before. But there are a select few gadgets that should be deemed as essentials when playing golf.

8 of The Best Golf Bags to Buy in 2024

There are so many positives to carrying your golf bag, but a lot of golfers comment how walking enables them to connect with the course and not feel rushed during the round. To walk the course, you’ll need a reliable carry bag that is able to perform throughout the harshest of conditions.

The Best Golf Balls to Buy in 2024

With the new golf season steadily arriving, there is no better time to stock up on the essentials. If you're looking for new golf balls, we provide information on some of the very best that are available in the market.

12 of The Best Golf Courses in Ayrshire

Through the many regions and the gorgeous natural landscapes, there is a vast collection of magnificent golf courses located in Scotland. Ayrshire is a brilliant area that is brimming with championship golf courses that have been dipped in rich history.

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Oxfordshire

The county of Oxfordshire has played host to important competitions previously, with both the European Tour and Ladies European Tour visiting. A lot of the venues dotted around the area are home to multiple courses too, which highlights the variation found in this part of the country.

Why You Need to Play Golf at The Vale Resort

Wales is home to some magnificent golf facilities that entices visitors to travel to the country on an annual basis, including The Vale, which provides an excellent experience of championship golf. We provide more information on the sensational resort in this feature article.

How to Get Yourself Back Into Golf After a Break

Have you not played golf for a while? Perhaps you've been too busy to commit to the game, or maybe you've been recovering from an injury, or you simply decided to go into golfing hibernation during the winter. Well, getting back into things can be a challenge, but here are some ideas that will help you to make a successful return to the course.

Why Do Golfers Give Up Their Club Memberships

The most traditional form of experiencing golf is through a club membership, which offers plenty of incentives to retain your interest throughout the year. However, some clubs are seeing a drop in memberships across the country, which poses the question - why do golfers give up their club memberships?

Book a Group Golf Holiday With Golfbreaks Now For Big Savings

Golfbreaks are offering gigantic savings for any golfers who book before the 29th February and travel at any time during 2024. Some incentives include groups receiving a new Callaway driver or bonus Breakpoints on selected bookings. Golfers will be able to choose from more than 2,000 resorts, hotels and courses worldwide.

The Benefits of Being a Nomadic Golfer

Whilst many golfers prefer the lifestyle of belonging to a club, there are clear benefits that only nomadic golfers can experience. Of course, nomadic golfers may miss out on the social benefits that are so rampant through membership - but there are plenty of positives too!

The Best Launch Monitors & Golf Simulators

Through the advancement of technology, practicing and honing your golfing ability has never been easier thanks to the advent of launch monitors and golf simulators. These vary in price range and despite seeing the industry-leading product at £30,000, you’ll be surprised to know there are many cheaper options available on the market.

Golfers Who Could Win Their First Major in 2024

There are several talented golfers who are yet to record their first major championship in the men's game, a bunch of gifted players who fans believe a victory is imminent for. Here are some in particular who could reach the pinnacle in 2024.

Are These Your Favourite Golf Course Designers

Considering there are over 35,000 golf courses throughout the world, what enables the very best to stand out from the rest? They could be positioned in an envious location or the routing of the layout has been carved so perfectly. Throughout history there have been notable designers who are attached to highly revered and historic golf courses.

The Most Popular Golf Courses on Golfshake in 2023

The year of 2023 was as busy as ever and these are 15 venues that acted as the most popular for Golfshake readers during the calendar year.

25 Must Buy Christmas Golf Gifts

What are the best Christmas golf gifts on Amazon? We have found them for you! The Christmas period is the ideal time for golfers to stock up on balls and general accessories. We have selected 25 neat Christmas gifts that would be excellent choices for golfers in your life - or for you to spoil yourself!

8 Reasons Why You Should Join a Golf Club in 2024

Since golf was introduced to the masses, golf clubs have acted as hubs that bring like minded people together over their beloved hobby. If you're not currently a member or are unsure about what you're going to do - here are numerous reasons to join a golf club in 2024.

Are These The Best 19th Holes in Golf

After a gruelling round of golf and battling the elements, there is no view more welcome than the warmth embrace of the 19th hole. Fortunately for UK-based golfers, we have some of the best 19th holes on the planet that provide beautiful scenery and scrumptious food.

The Top Rated Golf Courses on Golfshake in 2023

As we slowly approach the New Year, we have identified the 15 top rated golf courses on Golfshake for 2023. To celebrate those venues who have performed exceptionally well, we have provided a short synopsis on each facility and a review comment that one of you has left.

Salgados Palm Village Offers The Perfect Algarve Golf Break

Golf and the Algarve are a match made in heaven, with a stunning climate complementing the selection of championship courses that reside in the region. The Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites is located in Albufeira and the 4* resort is the perfect base for a week in paradise.

Take Advantage of These Brilliant GolfNow Deals

No matter where you are located in the country, GolfNow provides information on the very best golf courses in your local area. We have selected 30 clubs around the UK that are currently offering tee times at a favourable rate - will you play any before the New Year?

6 of The Best Golf Gifts For 2023

As the months fade away and a new year slowly approaches, there are some amazing deals to be found that can bolster your golf game. Whether you’re looking for a glove that reliably informs you that your grip is correct, or you’re looking to practice your putting at home, the following items will be of use to you.

Odyssey Ai-One Putter Review

Odyssey have just released their latest line of putters, the Odyssey Ai-One range, and their reputation for state-of-the-art putters has been taken to the next level. Combining the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence with the highest standards of craftsmanship.  Find out what Ryan Rastall thought.

Understanding KBS Golf Shafts: An Interview with Kim Braly

Making the right choice when selecting a golf shaft, to match your swing characteristics, can be the key to unlocking lower scores and long-term improvement. KBS Golf Shafts has become one of the leading brands in shaft selection, having been established in 2008 by iconic shaft designer Kim Braly.  Golfshake sat down with Kim Braly to discuss more.

Why You Should Visit South Africa on Your Next Golf Break

Are you looking for the ultimate golf break?  Then South Africa is the perfect destination for you. Whether you’re a little apprehensive about the cost or simply unsure of what the country has to offer you, this article highlights the wide variety of courses, the activities and destinations that accompany them, to the unique culture, for an unforgettable experience.

The Best End of Season Golf Deals With TravisMathew

TravisMathew was founded in 2007 and they create their products through the inspiration of the lifestyle that is found in Southern California’s surf, sand and sun culture. TravisMathew are currently running an end of season sale, with plenty of products featuring heavy discounts up to 40%

What Golf Shoes Does Jon Rahm Wear

Jon Rahm is one of the most recognised professional golfers in the world, having earned his impressive reputation through grinding to the very top. Rahm enjoyed all his success wearing The Ringer golf shoe from Cuater, which places an emphasis on performance.

Cleveland Wedges Video Review - CBX and RTX 6

Earlier this year Cleveland Golf released the latest in their category leading wedges range with the launch of the Cleveland RTX 6 ZipCore wedge and the Cleveland CBX Full-Face 2 wedge. Ryan Rastall, Golfshake Equipment Expert, was sent the CBX and RTX 6 wedges to test and shares his thoughts in this video.

The Best Winter Golf Apparel 2023

Are you looking for the best golf apparel to keep you warm during the winter months? We have put together a list of the top winter golf apparel items for 2023 to help keep you warm and comfortable during the winter months!

TaylorMade Spider Putters Video Review

TaylorMade have long been a leading brand in golf equipment, particularly with their lauded Spider range of putters. Now, the latest editions of the TaylorMade Spider putters have seen the team rework their older designs to improve performance on the green. Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall was sent two putters to test. Find out his thoughts here.

The Best Black Friday Golf Deals 2023

Black Friday is finally upon us and this year looks set to be even more exciting than previous editions. Your favourite retailers have discounted a lot of their stock, ranging from golf equipment to accessories. We have selected ten products that may be of interest to you - all of which feature heavy reductions.

The 2023 Black Friday Golf Deals That You Need to See

If you’re someone who is in the market for new golf equipment - or simply can’t say no to a fantastic deal - then Black Friday is certainly your friend! Retailers and distributors have slashed prices on a lot of their stock, so now is the ideal time to upgrade your golf bag.

The Best Black Friday Deals From Scottsdale Golf

Scottsdale is one of the leading companies in the golf distribution world, stocking more than 1,000 products that are helpful to golfers. The retailer’s Black Friday sale is now live and we have selected a handful of products that should interest avid golfers.

The Winter Golf Accessories You Need to Buy

American Golf and Scottsdale Golf are leading retailers for the UK golf market, and they house plenty of products that can help maintain performance and comfort this winter. We’ve selected ten that can help you get through this difficult period and head into spring with ultimate confidence and ready for the new season.

Introducing Bunker Mentality - Tri Colour Quarter Zip Review

Bunker Mentality is an online golf brand who have been in existence for quite some time, but you may not have heard about them. Allow us to shine some light on the company and the type of products that they sell for avid golfers.

The Best Amazon Black Friday Golf Deals Available Right Now

Here are some of the best Amazon Black Friday offers for golfers, covering deals on products such as balls, bags and clothing with savings of up to 47% off the original price!

2023 Cuater Golf Shoes Review

Cuater is the footwear arm of TravisMathew, and their sponsored players include PGA Tour stars Jon Rahm and Sam Burns. Also part of the Callaway family, Cuater is rapidly establishing itself as one of the leading collections in the golf market. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, was sent The Moneymaker and The Ringer to test.

Callaway Apex Utility Wood Review

Utility clubs have been introduced to golf in a bid to make challenging clubs easier to use, which should boost confidence as a consequence. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, was sent the new Callaway Apex Utility Wood to review and shares his extensive thoughts.

These Are Some of The Best Black Friday Golf Deals

This Black Friday, there are four specific golf products that provide outstanding benefits - and all can be purchased at a discounted price! So, if you’re in the market for a new GPS device or you just want to improve your putting, there are some amazing deals to be had.

Why You Should Play Howley Hall Golf Club

The Yorkshire area is brimming with fabulous golf courses and Howley Hall is certainly a member of that impressive group. Based on the outskirts of Leeds, only minutes from J27 of the M62, lies this terrific parkland setting that is easily accessible from major motorways - and it really should be on your list to play.

These Hotels Are The Perfect Base For Algarve Golf

The Algarve has long been one of the most desirable places to visit for passionate golfers, and there are a heap of reasons as to why this region of Portugal is so popular. Tivoli Alvor is one of the leading hotels to be situated within the district, but there are many more Minor Hotels that can provide guests with luxurious stays and act as perfect bases if golfers are hoping to play numerous golf courses during their stay. 

2023 Cuater Golf Shoes - Everything You Need to Know

The Cuater golf shoe line is from TravisMathew - who are owned by Callaway - and Jon Rahm is the figure who is spearheading the innovative products. The Cuater line is currently offering a gigantic discount, where golfers can save 40% on any of their stylish footwear options.

LIV Golf Introduces Transfer Window & New Team Rosters For 2024

The transfer window is a special time in football, as fans of clubs speculate about which signing would be best for their team and how they complement the project. Golf has long been immune to such a process, but LIV Golf looks set to bring an end to that history and introduce the very first transfer window that the sport has ever seen.

Vila Gale Hotels Are The Perfect Gateway to Golf in Portugal

Portugal has long been a popular spot for travelling golfers largely thanks to the stupendous collection of golf courses that the country possesses. The Vila Gale Hotel collection is one of the most successful to operate in Portugal - and is the perfect gateway to experience the golf there.

The Best Places For a Winter Golf Break in The UK

A lot of golfers safely store their clubs away for the winter, but there are some amazing deals to experience when the weather takes a turn for the worst. Whether you’re looking to play that bucket list course at a reduced rate or on the hunt for a hidden gem, winter golf breaks provide a welcome change of scenery.

GolfBuddy Aim W12 Watch Video Review

Ryan Rastall, Golfshake's Equipment Expert, was sent the Aim W12 watch from GolfBuddy to review and he shares his thoughts in a full video review.

Teen Golfers Ready For Justin Rose Telegraph Junior Golf Championship

Quinta do Lago is the environment for the latest Justin Rose Telegraph Junior Golf Championship, which is being contested from 30 October to 3 November.

The Most Underrated Golfers on The PGA Tour

The PGA Tour has produced names such as Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Scottie Scheffler, all of whom have risen to the very top of their sport. Undoubtedly these stars deserve special praise and mention because of their envious skill, but there are a series of players who don’t quite receive the recognition they deserve.

Highlights From The 2023 World Golf Awards

The 2023 World Golf Awards ceremony took place recently, with a selection of fine establishments enjoying their time in the limelight. There were over 20 awards issued during the evening, but we have selected a few that should pique the interest of ardent golfers.

GolfBuddy Laser Lite 2 Range Finder Review

Knowing the distance you hit each club and how far you are from your target are crucial elements for success in the game of golf.

DP World Tour & PGA Tour Announce Major News For Tour Players

The Strategic Alliance between the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour deepened recently, as the latter outlined new opportunities for PGA Tour affiliated players.

LIV Golf Team Championship - What Did You Miss?

LIV Golf concluded its second season of their history in Miami during October, which saw the format of the tour alter solely for the season ending event.

15 of The Best Golf Courses in Fife

Scotland is a rich golfing country that is home to some of the greatest golf courses anywhere in the world. The region of Fife is particularly interesting too, with layouts such as St Andrews, Elie and Dumbarnie Links all within close proximity of one another.

TaylorMade MG4 Wedges Review

TaylorMade has recently unveiled their new MG4 wedges, which looks set to be a popular inclusion for golfers all around the world. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, was given a selection to test out on the golf course and he provides his extensive opinion on the new clubs.

How to Protect Your Golf Course This Winter

With the 2023 golf season coming to an end, a cold and bitter winter is slowly approaching, which will drastically change the experience of playing this game. We explore different ways you can protect your golf course this winter - which will make it even stronger as the 2024 season kicks off. 

The Best Golf Shoes For Winter

Golfers will now be looking for footwear that provides ample grip, is comfortable over long periods and can handle hilly terrains. We provide information on six pairs of golf shoes that will be welcome additions as we slowly gear up towards the start of winter.

12 of The Best Places in Portugal For a Golf Break

There are many places in the UK that can offer a terrific golf break, but when the weather takes a turn for the worst, that may not be the best option. Thankfully, there are a selection of European countries that can offer an escape from the gloominess - and Portugal is one of them!

Callaway APEX Pro Irons Fitting Experience

Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, was invited to The Belfry by Callaway for a custom fitting. Having gamed his current clubs for two years, Ryan was in the market for a new set of sticks and tested several Callaway products.

15 of The Best Places in Spain For a Golf Break

Spain will always remain one of the most popular countries to visit for a golf break, largely thanks to its climate and love for the sport. We provide information on 15 of the best places in Spain for a golf break - how many have you visited?

CaddyTalk Cube Rangefinder Review

A new accessory is on the market and the CaddyTalk Cube Rangefinder looks set to be a popular inclusion for golfers across the world. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested the compact device and shares his thoughts.

The Best Waterproof Golf Jackets You Can Buy

If you are going to take to the fairways during the off-season, then you will need to wear the appropriate apparel to keep you protected against the elements - especially if you reside in Britain! Luckily for you, there are plenty of brilliant products that can boost enjoyment from golfing in undesirable conditions, like waterproof jackets.

This Will Convince You to Play More Golf This Autumn

The summer months have come to a close, which normally means a significant number of golfers put their clubs away until the start of next season. But we believe there are many reasons why you should continue to play golf throughout autumn!

Which Category of Golfer Best Describes You

We all watch the likes of Rory McIlroy or Jon Rahm bomb their driver, hit their approach to 10-feet and then sink the putt. That simply isn’t possible for a large majority of golfers, and it also highlights the enviable skill that the best players possess. With that in mind, what best describes you as a golfer?

The Best Ryder Cup Venues You Can Play

The Ryder Cup has visited some of the most influential venues throughout Europe and America. Were you aware that you too can play many of these locations? We provide information on nine previous Ryder Cup venues that you can experience!

Why You Must Play Golf in Italy

Italy is one of the most popular European countries for foreign visitors. Golfers have been keeping a keen eye on the country as it progresses rapidly in the sport of golf. Gorgeous resorts, stunning courses and an enticing climate are just some reasons why Italy is attracting golfers in their masses.

Callaway Apex Pro, CB, MB Irons Review 2023

The Apex Irons have been met with resounding success from Callaway’s touring professionals - and they look set to emulate that accomplishment with amateur golfers too. Ryan Rastall, Golfshake Equipment Expert, has been sent all three models to test and he shares his thoughts.

Why You Should Play at The Springs Resort & Golf Club

Situated on the cusp of the beautiful village of Wallingford lies The Springs Resort & Golf Club, which is Highly Recommended on Golfshake. What allows The Springs to elevate from its competition is the unique blend of golf, accommodation and fantastic facilities.

Which Team Has The Edge at The 2023 Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup has produced some jaw-dropping moments throughout its history, and that rivalry is seemingly deepening as each edition passes. The big question is: who has the advantage as we gear towards the first day of the 2023 Solheim Cup?

8 Reasons to Watch The 2023 Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup has been an incredible event since its inception in 1990, and the 2023 edition will be the 18th in the cup’s history. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why this year’s competition is simply unmissable.

All You Need to Know About 2023 Solheim Cup Venue Finca Cortesin

Finca Cortesin hosts the Solheim Cup for the first time in 2023, shining a spotlight on this stunning venue in the Costa del Sol. Golfshake's Liam Moore describes what makes Finca Cortesin so special and why we should all be very excited for its week in the limelight.

Which Type of Golf Membership Suits You Best

Golfers are spoiled for choice these days. Some prefer to stay unattached to any club and reap the benefits of playing wherever they want, whenever they feel like it. But that can have drawbacks. We look at several different golf membership options and explain which one may suit you, depending on what you seek to gain from recreational golf.

The Best Golf Umbrellas On The Market This Year

An umbrella is a useful accessory to have on the golf course as it can protect golfers against relentless sunshine or wet and windy weather. We provide information on ten of the best umbrellas you can use - and just in time for the autumn season!

15 of The Best Golf Courses in Perthshire

You’re never too far away from a hidden gem in Scotland, but the area of Perthshire is particularly littered with some outstanding venues. We provide information on 15 of the best golf courses in this region - have you managed to play any yet?

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Cumbria

Cumbria is home to gorgeous countryside and general greenery, which makes it the perfect location for a round of golf. This area of England contains some truly hidden gems that all golfers will enjoy playing.

FootJoy Launches New Autumn Winter Golf Apparel

Following the gigantic success of the ThermoSeries and HydroSeries, further options have been added to FootJoy's glittering lineup for male and female golfers this winter.

The Best Delta Hotels by Marriott Golf Resorts

Whilst Spain and Portugal are littered with tremendous options, UK-based golfers are fortunate that we have a series of first-class facilities positioned within our shores. Delta Hotels by Marriott epitomise the sort of quality we are talking about; the chain has six locations dotted around the United Kingdom.

Do You Think These Are Future World Number One Golfers

Golf is such a turbulent sport that it is ridiculously difficult to predict anything that may happen in the professional game. But we examine eight players who we believe have the potential to become world number one in the future - do you agree with any of our predictions?

Visit Bom Sucesso in Lisbon For The Ultimate Golf Break

Through warm weather, golden beaches and a tantalising cuisine, Portugal is one of the most popular countries for an overseas golf break. Dotted throughout the country are numerous brilliant golf courses, but did you know the capital is home to some of the very best?

TaylorMade TP Reserve Putters Full Range Review

The TP Reserve putter line from TaylorMade has enjoyed positive feedback since its release during the 2023 golf season.Featuring four bladed models and three mallet options, all types of golfer and ability have been catered for through the impressive collection. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested the line-up and provides his thoughts.

Golf Courses That You Should Play This Bank Holiday Weekend

In readiness for the upcoming Bank Holiday and the late season, GolfNow have released new venues that will be accessible directly through their app or website. There’s nothing better than the challenge of a new course - and you now have these to choose from!

The Best Destinations For a Winter Golf Holiday

You can escape the gloominess of winter by booking a golf break during the off-season, where you will be swapping grey clouds for blue skies. Through the help of our friends at Golfbreaks, we have identified some brilliant locations to visit for a winter golf holiday.

The Best Golf Polo Shirt Deals Right Now

Whilst the summer season may be coming to a close, there’s still plenty of golf to be played until we are frantically checking forecasts on a Saturday evening. American Golf and Scottsdale Golf are currently hosting sales, which we have scoured through to pick some of the best products on the market.

FootJoy Introduces New Models to Extensive Flex Franchise

FootJoy have expanded their Flex franchise to include new models for the golfer who plays in an athletic style. Six new styles have been introduced to the line-up - for both a male and female market - and they all offer a new lightweight two-tone mesh upper pattern that delivers exceptional comfort for premium performance.

Have You Achieved Your Golf Goals This Season

We’re now in the final month of summer and the big question is where on earth did the summer season go?! Considering the season will soon draw to a close, we’re asking golfers if they have achieved their goals for this season?

Last Minute Affordable Golf Break Deals in England

There is no better feeling than travelling for a golf trip, full of excitement and wondering if this could be the location for your lowest round ever.  To help you with your search for a last minute golf break we have rounded up eight affordable offers provided by Golfbreaks.com.

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Suffolk

Suffolk is one of the greatest regions of England for golf as there are many brilliant venues that can deliver a first-class golfing experience.  From heathland to a true links, Suffolk is home to some outrageously good and unique golf courses that present a brilliant challenge.

The Best Push Golf Trolleys To Buy This Year

If you carry your clubs and often start to feel fatigued as you head down the closing stretch, it may be time for some assistance.  Opting for a trolley – whether that be a push or electric one – can help contain energy for when you need it the most.  We provide information on ten push trolleys – ranging in price – so that you can enjoy golf a touch more stress free from now on.

The Best Greenside Bunker Players in Golf Today

Bunker play has always been viewed as an art; there is no denying it takes committed skill to reliably remove yourself from difficult sandy situations.  We provide information on ten of the very best bunker players so far this season.

Rose Ladies Series Heads to Brocket Hall in September

The Rose Ladies Series will be hosting an event at The Melbourne Club at Brocket Hall from September 7 to 9.  A collection of stars will be battling for the Rose Ladies Open title, which is one of the most exciting events on the LET Access Series (LETAS) schedule.

The Best Places To Visit For a Golf Tour

We explore eight regions that can deliver a first-class golf tour, whilst providing information on the golf courses that belong to the region and what to expect when away from the fairways.

Arccos Announce Fundraising Round With Prominent Golf Brands

Arccos, the world’s largest on-course tracking system and a leader in connected A.I. golf products, have announced a strategic fundraising round featuring several of the game’s biggest profiles and businesses.

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is home to many golf courses thanks to the beautiful surroundings of the region - whether you live in the area or you’re planning a golf trip to the county, it’s always good to know which courses have been rated as the very best.

The Longest Drivers in Golf Today

Distance has become a huge factor in modern professional golf, but who tops the charts across each of the major tours? Golfshake's Liam Moore has looked at the stats and identified the biggest hitters in both the men's and women's game.

10 of The Best Golf Courses to Play in Essex

The county of Essex has always been a popular hotspot for golfers, largely thanks to the impressive collection of golf courses it can offer. Whether you’re looking for a parkland test or a shorter 9-hole offering, Essex has it all.

Which Football Clubs Do Pro Golfers Support

As the new season gets underway across Europe, we have have selected ten renowned golfers who have a secret passion for the sport of football and we provide information on the beloved teams they support.

The Best UK Golf Breaks This Autumn

We share five of the best venues that you can visit for an autumn golf break. After a long and sunny summer of golfing, it’s quite common to lack the desire to continue grinding as the weather begins to take a turn for the worst. A golf break can help reignite that passion as you tackle a new course in a completely different environment. 

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire is known for boasting a serene collection of golf courses - and there are many to choose from! If you’re looking at a potential golf trip to this part of England, you are truly spoiled for choice.

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Norfolk

For those who either live or travel to Norfolk, you will be pleased to know that the district is home to a collection of first-class golf courses. We provide information on ten of the very best - how many have you played?

Nike Golf Shoes Review - Nike AIR MAX G & Nike Infinity Tour

Nike have released two new shoes to the golf market, with the Nike Air Max 90G and the Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour options being offered to golfers worldwide. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, was sent a pair of each design and shares his thoughts.

The Best Golf Trousers You Can Buy

There is a large variety of golf trousers on the market, each one providing something a little different to the other. Through our friends at American Golf and Scottsdale Golf, we have selected some fantastic options for recreational golfers.

MacGregor Golf V-FOIL Putters Review

The new V-Foil putter line from MacGregor Golf features five varying designs that should entice all styles of golfer. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested several of the models and shares his thoughts on the range.

Callaway 2023 Big Bertha Irons Review

The Callaway Big Bertha irons are now available for purchase and they look set to be exceptionally popular for amateur golfers. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, has been sent the irons to test and he provides his thoughts.

10 of The Best Golf Courses in Merseyside

Merseyside is home to some of England's greatest golf courses, which is why The Open Championship makes a frequent stop at this part of the country. From some of the best links in the world to brilliant parkland layouts, Merseyside is truly a golfing haven.

10 of The Best Golf Courses to Play in Cornwall

Cornwall has always been a desirable holiday destination, but were you aware of the fine collection of golf courses the region has to offer?

Which Notable Golfers Haven't Qualified For The Open

The Open Championship week is always one that is looked at with the greatest of excitement. There are notable absentees from this year’s event however, with a few renowned names missing out for the first time in more than 20 years.

4 Golfers Who Are Yet to Fulfil Their Potential

Major championships have long been a benchmark to contrast golfers from different eras, and these four annual tournaments will continue to hold the most importance throughout the golf season. We have selected four names who are yet to completely fulfil their potential, but be warned, if they do find their flow, eternal relevance awaits them.

6 of The Best Cart Golf Bags to Buy in 2023

With so many varying bags on the market, it can be quite difficult to determine which one is best for your style of golf. We have supplied information on six fantastic cart bags - ranging in price - to ensure your trips to the golf course are as stress-free as possible.

Everything You Need to Know About Callaway Golf Balls

Golf ball manufacturers have a wide range of products available to cater to the different needs and aspirations of players. In recent years, visual aids on golf balls have become more prominent, as golfers look for every advantage on the course. We round up this year's range from Callaway Golf.

NEW TaylorMade Golf TP Reserve Family of Premium Milled Putters

TaylorMade Golf unveils the TP Reserve Collection, a line of premium milled putters featuring three blade shapes and three mallets. The collection embraces precise craftsmanship, classic styling and aesthetically pleasing design.

The Bigger Ball Golf Tee & Towel Review

Liam Moore reviews the latest environmentally friendly products on the market testing out the Bigger Ball golf tee & towel.

The Best Fairway Woods 2023

Callaway and Cobra to Wilson, there is so much choice for golfers who are looking to strengthen their long game. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, provides insight into the latest releases.

FootJoy Celebrates 100-Year History

For a century, the name of FootJoy has become synonymous with the game of golf. From their innovative performance-enhancing shoes to helpful accessories. We take a look into the company's 100-year journey, exploring the key developments in the brand's history that have helped propel them into becoming one of the most reputable names in golf.

2023 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Preview

The second major of the women’s golf season is on the horizon as South Korean, Chun In-gee, heads to New Jersey to defend her title from last year.  This will mark the second of five major championships for the women, with the U.S. Women’s Open to follow in only a few weeks’ time.

GolfBuddy aim W12 Watch Review

Knowing your distances is a crucial part of the game of golf. Rangefinders and GPS Watches are two common aids to assist that, including the GolfBuddy aim W12 Watch that Golfshake's Liam Moore has tested and reviewed for us.

EA Sports PGA Tour Receives US Open Update

Celebrating the US Open, EA Sports PGA Tour has received an exciting new update that has seen Los Angeles Country Club loaded into the game in time for the championship, with a series of fun, topical challenges to follow during the coming days.

6 of The Best Golf Courses to Play in Dubai

You’ve settled on a golf trip to Dubai and you’re on the hunt for award-winning courses. Fortunately for you, Dubai is stacked with a collection of the finest courses on earth!

Emerging Golf Destinations of Asia - India, Thailand & Vietnam

We take a look at the rising popularity of golf in Asia, exploring why India, Vietnam, and Thailand are becoming increasingly popular destinations for golfers looking to travel long-haul.

Abacus Unveils New Grove Hybrid Jacket And Vest Gilet

The new sportwear collection from Abacus boasts a bespoke range of high-performance apparel that is designed to protect golfers from extreme weather whilst ensuring performance remains unhindered. Among the impressive line-up is two standout products: the Grove Hybrid Jacket and the Grove Hybrid Vest Gilet.

TaylorMade BRNR Mini Driver Review

Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, has tested the BRNR Mini Driver from TaylorMade and he shares his thoughts. Ever since the unveiling earlier in the year, golfers - amateurs and professionals alike - have gone crazy for this club.

4 Great Value For Money UK Golf Breaks in 2023

Not every golf trip requires an endless pit of money as there are fantastic offerings for budget golf trips. Golfers who want to play the greatest courses that the UK can offer will unfortunately be vulnerable to the higher prices, but there are several resorts that can be experienced for a relatively small fee.

Srixon ZX MKII Irons Review

Srixon’s 2023 iron models have been highly popular for golfers across the globe, with each one offering something different than the other. Higher handicappers will be interested in the Srixon ZX4, but the ZX5 performed exceptionally well during testing. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, has reviewed all four models and provides his thoughts on them.

Billy Foster Believes Matt Fitzpatrick is in Good Shape For The PGA Championship

Billy Foster is confident that Matt Fitzpatrick can contend at this year's PGA Championship, coming just weeks after the reigning US Open champion secured his second PGA Tour victory at the RBC Heritage.

The Best Electric Golf Trolleys You Can Buy

The electric trolley is becoming more commonly used throughout the world of golf and its ease of use and reliability is a strong reason as to why they have surged in popularity. We have picked out some of the very best available today.

Adidas Golf Unveils Limited Edition Footwear Collection

Adidas return to the golf footwear market in exciting fashion with the release of three limited-edition choices. Fans of the German brand will be able to choose from Superstar Golf, Stan Smith Golf and Samba Golf.

Everything You Need to Know About Odyssey Putters in 2023

If you’re in the market for a new putter, then look no further than the impressive Odyssey range of putters for the 2023 season. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, provides insight on this year’s release and details which putter can best suit your game.

5 of The Best Golf Resorts in Turkey to Visit

Turkey has gained popularity in recent years and through the introduction of several impressive golf resorts, the country now headlines the list of desirable golfing locations to visit. Providing you with a flavour of the experience offered here, we have selected five of the greatest resorts that are situated within the country.

The Best UK Golf Breaks to Experience in 2023

Whilst the alluring sunshine and warm climate of foreign countries is undoubtedly enticing, it’s often significantly cheaper to experience a golf break within the UK. We’ve identified six venues that you should visit during the 2023 season - all offering a fantastic experience of golf and hospitality.

Great Value European Golf Breaks in 2023

We have selected three great value for money golf breaks that can be experienced in the continent of Europe. Each resort is located closely to fantastic golf facilities, meaning they can act as a perfect base if you’re looking to play a variety of courses.

10 Things That All Golfers Need to Do

Golf is the most inclusive sport in the world when it comes to experiences that are available to both amateurs and professionals alike. Additionally, there are certain things that all golfers should experience throughout their career, and we have compiled a list of ten of the most pressing - have you ticked off any?

Callaway Big Bertha Driver Review

Callaway's Big Bertha has for decades been among the most recognisible names in golf equipment - and fans of that iconic brand will be thrilled to hear about the new Big Bertha Driver. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested out the driver, sharing his own analysis and thoughts following a period of evaluation both on the course and deploying the data captured inside his Indoor Performance Centre.

The Best Bank Holiday Bargains From American Golf

American Golf - Europe’s largest golf retailer - have announced a Bank Holiday Sale with several products receiving major price slashes with the long weekend ahead. There are savings of up to £100 on technology products, almost a third off footwear and up to 50% savings on apparel.

Srixon ZX5 MK II & ZX7 MK II Driver Review

Srixon have announced their arrival to the 2023 driver market with two outstanding offerings that are packed with technology. Ryan Rastall, Golfshake Equipment Expert, has reviewed both the ZX5 MK II & ZX7 MK II and shares his thoughts and insights.

Jersey Legends Event Returning to La Moye Golf Club

The Legends Tour will be returning to the island of Jersey this year, with La Moye Golf Club playing host to the event. After the highly successful tournament in 2022, the Jersey Legends will be held between June 8-11. Free entry is permitted for all fans and the four-day event looks set to replicate the success of last year.

London Airlinks Golf Course to Open in May

A brand-new London-based golf club will open its doors for the first time in May 2023, with London Airlinks looking to arrive with a bang. Inspired by Scotland’s famous coastal courses, Glendale Golf’s London Airlinks Golf Course is the result of a multi-million-pound investment.

The Best European Golf Destinations to Experience in 2023

Scattered across Europe is a fine assortment of golf courses that should be experienced by serious golfers, each offering something different. Thanks to our friends at Golfbreaks, we have selected four European resorts that you should visit during your career as an amateur golfer.

Everything You Need to Know About The V1 Golf App

There are plenty of useful apps that can help dial in your golf game. One of those nifty tools is V1 Golf, which is a golf swing analysis app that helps golfers of all skill levels improve their swing technique through video analysis.

Mizuno ST-Z 230 & ST-X 230 Driver Review

Mizuno have treated their loyal customers with two drivers, both offering something different to the other. The ST-X will be tailored for the majority of players, as it features plenty of technology to salvage off-centre strikes. On the other hand, the ST-Z is the low-spinning option but the driver still includes plenty of forgiveness when needed most.

The Golf Accessories You Need This Season

Accessories are some of the most important purchases a golfer could buy - and there are so many available on the market today. We have compiled a list of ten that will be useful when out on the course this year.

The Best Golf Shoes to Buy This Year

Whilst clubs will always remain the highest priority from a performance perspective, footwear is equally important If you wish to stay balanced through the swing. Fortunately, we have leaned on our friends at Scottsdale Golf and American Golf to help uncover ten of the very best pairs available for the 2023 season!

Pliability App Unveiled to Golfers

In February 2023, a mobility and recovery app called Pliability announced that it would be branching into the golf market. They want to help golfers improve their mobility, which in turn should produce greater performances out on the golf course.

Asian Tour to Make Scottish Debut at Fairmont St Andrews

The Asian Tour will be stopping at Fairmont St Andrews as part of the UK summer swing. This will be the first visit from the Asian Tour on Scottish soil, where the inaugural St Andrews Bay Championship will take place at the venue’s Torrance Course on 24 - 27 August 2023.

EA Sports PGA Tour Review

After an eight-year hiatus, EA Sports have officially released their latest golf game to the masses. The game was announced back in 2021 and after two delays, EA Sports PGA Tour released to the public on April 7th to coincide with The Masters. Golfshake's Liam Moore got his hands on the game and shares his thoughts in a full review.

The Most Forgiving Drivers in Golf - 2023

The hunt for a new driver is among the most exciting in all of golf. As golfers, we love to hit the ball as far as possible, but it’s the forgiveness of a club that will typically produce lower scores. Fortunately, Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall has tested the latest batch of drivers from all the popular manufacturers, and he shares his thoughts.

Koi Golf Launches With a Focus on a Sustainable Future

Koi Golf has officially unveiled themselves to the golfing industry, and the brand will place an emphasis on crafting sustainable golfing apparel.

GolfBuddy Laser ATOM Pocket Rangefinder Review

The GolfBuddy Laser Atom features a high-quality construction process that results in a neat and attractive rangefinder that handles exceptionally well. Golfshake's Liam Moore had the opportunity to test the device and shares his thoughts in this review.

Golf's Rising Stars - Matthias Schwab

Matthias Schwab derives from Austria and the 28-year-old collected another top 10 finish on the PGA Tour at the Corales Puntacana Championship. Schwab is yet to win during his professional career, but a string of close calls demonstrates that his maiden scoop isn’t far away.

Golf's Rising Stars - Hennie du Plessis

Despite being just 26 years old, Hennie du Plessis has enjoyed eight years as a professional, winning on four occasions. The South African golfer finished runner-up on the DP World Tour at the Jonsson Workwear Open, and we believe he has a glittering career ahead of him.

Brand Fusion Unveil Innovative Shot Saving Ball Markers

Brand Fusion has announced the release of two new products – On Point and Shot Saver – which have been created specifically for improved putting performance.

TrackMan & Players 1st Join Forces to Improve Driving Range Experience

TrackMan and Players 1st will be working in conjunction with one another to improve the driving range experience.  The partnership will enable driving range operators to survey their visitors and collect real-time feedback to help bolster their service.

Introducing The NEXT Golf Tour - Virtual Golf Series

The NEXT Golf Tour looks to freshen up the professional golf industry by offering events that are competed exclusively on simulators, through their 2023 Virtual Golf series.

The Best Iron Players in Golf Today

Whilst a professional golfer needs to be firing on all cylinders to contend, accuracy with the irons is perhaps the most crucial component. We have selected eight golfers who possess silky skill with their irons, which has undoubtedly propelled them to the stage where they are today.

The Evolution of Golf Clubs Through History

The earliest origins of golf can be traced all the way back to the 13th century, where ball and stick games were played across Scotland. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a look back through time to provide an overview about the development of golf equipment, describing the evolution of clubs throughout history.

The Best Golf Competitions For Amateurs to Enter in 2023

Do you believe that your golf game has drastically improved over the years and the standard Saturday four-ball just isn’t enough? Luckily for thrill-seeking golfers, there are plenty of amateur tours that are running throughout 2023, which will take you to some of the finest locations.

Stadium Golf Tour Announced For The UK

A new Stadium Golf Tour has been announced for the UK, where amateur golfers will be offered the opportunity of playing in some of the region’s finest sports stadiums. The home of England Rugby, Twickenham, will be the first venue to host the tour, which will take place in June.

Manors Reveals Frontier Golf Apparel Collection

Manors, a successful apparel company that was created three years ago, will be turning their attention to golf’s future. The brand had previously created clothing that celebrated the history of style in golf, but the firm are heading towards the performance-enhancing market from now on.

How Technology Has Dramatically Changed Golf

The game of golf has dramatically changed over the years as new inventions are introduced to bring more appeal to the sport. Technology plays a vital role in golf and its impact is influential across all pillars of the industry. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why we should be grateful for these additions.

Golf's Rising Stars - Doc Redman

Doc Redman is one of the youngest players on the PGA Tour, but he has a very long association with the sport of golf. Whilst he is yet to record any professional victories, his amateur accomplishments would highlight a stellar career awaiting the American. Liam Moore profiles another rising star to watch.

Golf's Rising Stars - Kristian Krogh Johannessen

Norway’s Kristian Krogh Johannessen has grinded from the very bottom to be in the competitive position he finds himself in. The 28-year-old finished T3 at the SDC Championship on the DP World Tour, which is his highest finish during the 2023 season. Golfshake's Liam Moore profiles this rising star.

5 Mental And Physical Health Benefits That Golf Provides

We take a closer look at five outstanding benefits that the game of golf provides for your mental and physical health. Golf, although frustrating at times, offers a multitude of benefits for both fitness and mental well-being. Here are five reasons to get you back out on the course in time for the new season.

Introducing Klink Golf

Some companies are established off the back of a lifelong dream that has finally been realised, whilst other firms are created simply because they believe a certain service is lacking. For the case of Tim and Oli, co-owners of Klink Golf, the realm of golf headcovers needed to be reimagined. Golfshake's Liam Moore discovered more about their journey and the ambitions of their new company.

The 10 Most Accurate Drivers in Golf

The focus of driving has certainly shifted to distance, but finding fairways will always be a secret to unlocking lower scores. Here are ten names in golf that opt for accuracy over relentless - and often uncontrollable - power.

The Best Hybrid Golf Clubs - 2023

Hybrids are the perfect addition to your golf bag if you’re someone who notoriously struggles with longer irons out on the course. They can be used off the tee, from the middle of the fairway, in the rough and - for the more confident players - they can be deployed as a touch club around the greens. We have selected some of the very best from this year!

10 of The Best Golf Gloves to Buy in 2023

With the new golf season just around the corner, it’s time to stock up on all the accessories that we will burn through during the warmer months, including gloves. Considering the sheer number of gloves available, we’ve dived deep into the market to find ten of the very best offered.

The 10 Best Putters in Golf Today

Great putting can be the difference between winning and losing, but who are the greatest on the greens today? We’ve scoured through plenty of data to find ten of the very best putters on tour across the last few seasons.

The Longest Golf Courses You Will Ever See

There may be a select few of you out there who enjoy the challenge of intimidating length, and having a 3-wood into most par fours! If you’re on the hunt for an especially challenging golf course, then you’ll be particularly interested in this list that we have curated for you.

Golfino Unveil 2023 Spring & Summer Collection

With the new season steadily looming, it may be time to update our wardrobe with some stylish golfing apparel. Golfino is excited to announce their 2023 Spring & Summer Collection, featuring an abundance of clothing for both male and female golfers.

Golfers Spirits Goes Public

Whighams Wine Bar and Boris Lietzow - owner of Jack White Hickory Golf Shop in Gullane - are thrilled to announce a collaborative project that will bring golfing spirits to your kitchen.

The Best Game Improvement Irons - 2023

A new golf season means fresh equipment; are you in the market? We’ll be focusing on game improvement irons in this article, which are tailored to mid-high handicappers. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall, the Head Pro at Howley Hall Golf Club in Leeds, provides an overview to share his favourite irons from this year.

5 Players to Watch at The RBC Heritage

The first major championship of the season may have concluded, but Hilton Head Island will play host to the next PGA Tour event: The RBC Heritage. We are going to look at five players who will be targeting victory in South Carolina as we enter the meat of the season.

Pivotal Holes to Watch at The Masters

As we all know, each and every hole that combines to make Augusta National has been carved and shaped with the utmost of significance. However, as is the norm for every golf course, there are a collection of holes that are extra special; holes that can make or break green jacket dreamers.

The Best European Hopes at The Masters

Until 1980, there were only two nations that were represented as Masters winners: America and South Africa. The arrival of Seve Ballesteros ensured that the trophy would be heading back to Europe for the first time, before a bombardment of European victors followed. We’ve selected five golfers who have every chance of bringing the green jacket back to Europe with them this year.

6 Players to Watch at The Masters

From a field like The Masters, and with so many quality players flourishing in the sport of golf, it can be quite difficult to determine select players you should keep an eye on. However, we have managed to file the list down to just six and we’ll provide info into their chances and season so far.

Who Could Upset The Favourites at The Masters

The countless storylines that The Masters has produced along the years typically revolve around the world’s greatest players. But what if the script was written differently, however, and the world’s elite could not match up to the underdogs below them in the world rankings?

Who is Most Likely to Win Their First Major at The Masters

There will be plenty of players dreaming of their first taste of major glory to happen at Augusta, and there are a few who have a genuine shot at turning that dream into reality. Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out four contenders who have a strong chance of winning at the Masters.

Why You Should Play Golf at St Pierre

St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is located in Chepstow and it is set in 400 acres of awe-inspiring Monmouthshire countryside. Boasting first-class hospitality, alongside stylish and comfortable rooms, a stay at St Pierre is far beyond the golf - it’s a trip to paradise.

Why You Should Play Golf at Forest Pines

Situated deep into the Lincolnshire countryside is one of England’s greatest golfing retreats. With 27 holes of championship golf - that can be combined for three different experiences - the reputation of Forest Pines continues to grow.

Why You Should Play Golf at Murrayshall

Located just three miles from Perth City Centre, Murrayshall House Hotel is a sublime golfing facility that boasts 28 championship standard holes. Located in the stunning Perthshire countryside, there aren’t many more tranquil locations in Scotland, let alone Great Britain.

Why You Must Plan a Trip to Play Golf in The Algarve

With an enticing climate, sandy beaches, and a wide collection of outstanding golf venues, the Algarve is seldom topped for visiting golfers. When it comes to accommodation, the Tivoli Hotel collection can act as the optimal base, where they are linked with surrounding golf courses.

5 Players to Watch at The Valero Texas Open

This year marks special importance for the Texas Open, as they’ll be celebrating their 100th anniversary. With players such as Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in the field, you can expect a fascinating warm-up that will lead us nicely into the Masters.

Why You Should Play Golf at Gullane

Gullane Golf Club is a proud Scottish golfing facility that dates back to the 19th century, when the first golf course was designed and constructed. With three tremendous layouts on-site, a museum and two excellent clubhouses, a day in East Lothian is one that is remembered.

Why You Should Play Golf at Rosapenna

Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Links is at the forefront of Irish golf, and this luxurious resort boasts a peaceful environment with three first-class golf courses attached to the premises.

Lough Erne Resort to Host PGA EuroPro Tour Championship

After 14 tournaments of highly competitive golf, members of the PGA EuroPro Tour will be heading to Northern Ireland to contest the Tour Championship at the beautiful Lough Erne Resort.

Why You Should Play Golf at Dundonald Links

Dundonald Links is a sensational facility that has grown rapidly over the previous two years, largely thanks to the heavy investment injected into the majestic venue. We detail extensively all of the features found at Dundonald and why you should absolutely play golf at the reinvented hub.

What's Inside The TaylorMade Tour Truck

Golfshake's Liam Moore recently had the opportunity to visit the TaylorMade Tour Truck, where he enjoyed a look around the facility, learned about its functions and its role during the week-to-week grind of professional golf, including major championships.

How Scottsdale Golf Has Transformed The Custom Fitting Experience

Scottsdale Golf's Performance Centre in Warrington delivers a revolutionary custom fitting experience, successfully achieving the concept of same-day building. Golfshake's Liam Moore recently visited to discover more about the game-changing service that is offered here.

Could a Rookie Win The Masters This Year

It's been decades since a debut player won the Masters, but Will Zalatoris came agonisingly close last year. Golfshake's Liam Moore reckons it's about time for history to be rewritten and he has identified several leading candidates among for rookies at August National.

The Golf Destinations You Want to Experience in 2022

If you were asked what golfing destination you would most want to visit in 2022, what would you respond with? We put that exact question to the Golfshake Community and we provide insight into their 12 most popular answers.

4 Players to Watch at The Valspar Championship

The PGA Tour will be making their way to Tampa for the next event, the Valspar Championship. Last year, Sam Burns recorded his maiden tour title at the Copperhead Course before doubling his tally at this season’s Sanderson Farms Championship. Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out four players to watch this week in Florida.

Experience The Majestic Anantara Villa Padierna

Anantara Villa Padierna is located in Marbella, and this 5* lavish hotel epitomises why we all desperately seek our next golf break: excitement. We take a look at the resort’s features and explain why a trip here is not just recommended, but mandatory.

5 Golfers to Watch at The Players Championship

The PGA Tour remains in Florida for the flagship event, The Players Championship, where 47 of the world’s top 50 will assemble at TPC Sawgrass. Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out five intriguing names we should be looking out for this week.

What It's Like to Attend a PGA Tour Event

What's it really like to be a fan at a regular PGA Tour event in the United States? Golfshake's Liam Moore takes you outside the ropes and describes his experience of attending the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in 2020.

Why You Should Play Golf at The K Club

With two expertly constructed golf courses, an industry-leading spa, beautiful hotel rooms and amazing cuisine, a short or long break at The K Club is something every keen golfer should experience.

The Best Value Golf Tee Time Deals This March

We may not have much longer to endure the winter season, but GolfNow are offering fantastic deals to help ease the bitterness of the late winter chill. We provide information on some of the greatest tee times you can secure this March.

4 Players to Watch at The Arnold Palmer Invitational

The PGA Tour remains in Florida for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, one of the more enticing events of the season. Golfshake's Liam Moore has picked out four golfers who we should be looking out for at Bay Hill, including several former champions.

Why You Should Play Golf at Celtic Manor

Celtic Manor is one of the most revered resorts anywhere, so we should be thankful that a world-class venue like this resides on our shores. Three tremendous golf courses are situated on the premises and the Twenty Ten Course is steeped in rich history, having hosted the 2010 Ryder Cup.

Why You Should Play Golf at Old Thorns

Old Thorns is a leader for golf and hospitality in the Hampshire region, often regarded as one of the county’s best. There is just one golf course located on-site - although it is dipped in high quality - and there is also a hotel and spa to enjoy and unwind after the golf.

5 Players to Watch at The Honda Classic

The Florida Swing begins at the Honda Classic, where the field shall take on the fearsome Bear Trap at PGA National. Golfshake's Liam Moore has picked out some players you should be looking out for this week - including some Ryder Cup heroes.

The Ravishing Ritz-Carlton Abama

Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Islands and the importance placed on golf is what entices visitors annually. In total, there are nine golf courses that reside on the island but we’re going to talk about Ritz-Carlton Abama, a stupendous 5* resort with golf at the forefront of their service.

5 Players to Watch at The Genesis Invitational

After the magnificence of the WM Phoenix Open, Riviera Country Club is preparing for its annual week in the limelight as the world’s best contend for the lucrative Genesis Invitational. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a detailed look at five players who you should pay attention to in Los Angeles.

La Finca Resort: Spain's Golf Haven

La Finca Resort resides in Alicante, where the sun shines relentlessly and the climate could have been hand-crafted for a round of golf. Spain is a popular hotspot for European golfers and resorts such as La Finca demonstrate why so many opt for Spain for their next golfing trip.

Why You Should Play Golf at London Golf Club

There are some golf courses that have been so meticulously designed, that you have to experience it more than once. On the other hand, a number of courses are set in the most beautiful of locations. Finally, there are limited revered layouts that are immense simply because they are truly that good. London Golf Club ticks all three boxes.

13 Things That Drive Golfers Insane

Golf can be frustrating at the best of times, but there are certain things that drive most of us crazy. Following the Golfshake Survey, where respondents were asked to identify annoyances in the game, we’ve identified 13 further highly annoying habits, as voted for by you.

Mizuno Golf Pairs Returns With a Bigger Season in 2022

Mizuno Golf Pairs will return in 2022, but this time there are 100 events scheduled for the upcoming season, a substantial expansion on the 60 held during 2021, providing more opportunities for golfers to play incredible courses in a competitive setting.

Why You Should Play Golf at Woodhall Spa

Woodhall Spa Golf Club lies in the Lincolnshire countryside, where 36 holes of golf have been crafted to the highest level. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at this magnificent venue and explains why it should be on your list to experience.

7 Scottish Golf Destinations You Must Experience

Scotland is arguably the ultimate destination for a golf trip, but which destinations should be at the top of your list? We are going to discuss the absolute best of Scottish golf, all of which scored well in the recent Golfshake Survey.

5 Players to Watch at The WM Phoenix Open

The PGA Tour moves its way to TPC Scottsdale for the WM Phoenix Open, which is always a feast for the senses. Brooks Koepka is the defending champion and he will be competing against a formidable group of contenders. But who should we be looking out for? Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out five key names to watch.

6 English Golf Destinations You Must Experience

Visiting other courses can help rejuvenate our passion for the game, in addition to providing us with once in a lifetime experiences. The problem is, with so many exceptional resorts and courses available on our doorstep it can prove difficult to determine which one to visit next. Fortunately, the Golfshake Community have voted their favourite resorts, and this article will focus on where to travel for an English golf trip.

5 Players to Watch at The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

It may be a new month but the PGA Tour will be remaining in California as the players prepare for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the event and identifies five names who you should be following this week.

The 3 Things That Most Annoy Golfers

Our latest Golfshake Survey tasked golfers with listing their most irritating frustrations on the course and we now have our top three, as voted by the community, all of which would be easy to solve with a degree of consideration and common sense.

How Do Golfers Qualify For The Masters

An invite to compete in The Masters is the most precious letter that a golfer can receive, but it's only available to those who have achieved something considerable. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the qualification categories that determine the field at Augusta National.

The Golfers Who Could Roll Back The Years in 2022

Last year, Phil Mickelson effortlessly demonstrated that age was in fact just a number. But who could turn back the clock this season? Golfshake's Liam Moore has picked out seven golfers currently in their forties who may just restore their glory days in 2022.

The Wonder That is East Sussex National

East Sussex National is one of the most popular golfing venues located in the south of England and its long and extensive history with the sport is glittering. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at why this destination has become so revered in the minds of golfers.

The Most Exciting DP World Tour Events to Watch in 2022

As we begin the year of 2022, we say goodbye to the European Tour and hello to the DP World Tour. A new year provides new opportunity, and there are some marvellous events scheduled. Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out ten that you will definitely want to pencil into your diary.

The 20 Most Highly Recommended Golf Courses to Play in 2022

Off the back of the Golfshake Survey that took place at the end of 2021, we asked participants to identify the greatest course they had played over the last year. We present to you 20 courses that you must play this year, all of which have been voted for by the community.

7 Golf Resorts in Europe That Every Golfer Should Visit

The latest Golfshake Survey asked golfers to rank their favourite European resorts and the community did not disappoint with their selections. Here are seven of the very best resorts available in Europe - all of which you should consider experiencing in the future.

Is Gleneagles The Ultimate Golf Destination in The UK?

There are many outstanding golf resorts in Britain, but what is the finest? There is one revered location that continuously cropped up during our latest Golfshake Survey, and that venue was Gleneagles. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why.

Golfbreaks Group Golf Giveaway Returns

Due to popular demand, Golfbreaks’ hugely successful Group Golf Giveaway has returned for 2022 and 2023 travel. This year features additional savings alongside the introduction of more destinations than ever before.

2022 PGA EuroPro Tour Schedule Confirmed

Following the nail-biting finale to the previous campaign, the PGA EuroPro Tour have unveiled their schedule for the 2022 season. The tour will visit 15 locations and with £1,000,000 in prize money - in addition to five Challenge Tour cards - there’s plenty to play for as the next batch of hopefuls dream of success.

The Best Winter Golf Hand Warmers

Hand warmers are legal in the game of golf and they hold the potential to be one of the savviest bits of kit for usage on the course. We are all aware that playing golf in the winter can sometimes be unenjoyable - largely thanks to the unpredictability of the Great British weather. However, hand warmers can help keep you warm between shots. We have complied a list of ten great hand warmers that you should consider purchasing this winter.

Golf Survey Reveals The Best Golf Courses To Play & Visit

The recent Golfshake Survey asked over 1000 golfers to list the best places that they have visited for golfing-related activities. There were plenty of responses from the community and therefore, the results are subjective and completely based on the individual’s experience and where each individual will have played during their golfing career. But, without further ado, we present the highly valued destinations that everyone should visit.

Why Lee Elder Should Be In The World Golf Hall of Fame

The first African-American golfer to compete in the Masters Tournament, Lee Elder was an inspiration to many, someone who overcame and helped to break down barriers in professional golf. Golfshake's Liam Moore explains why the late former PGA Tour star should be recognised in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

The Best Winter Golf Shoes

If you can purchase a pair of shoes that offer stability, comfort and are water-resistant, then winter golf isn’t quite as challenging as it could be. We have chosen 10 excellent pairs that should benefit your game this off-season.

The Best Winter Golf Waterproof Jackets

Waterproofs are valuable throughout the golfing calendar but they become especially handy during the winter season. If you have ever been caught in a storm on the golf course then you’ll understand just how important waterproofs are. We have complied a list of ten waterproof jackets that should give you that extra edge of encouragement as the clouds turn grey.

10 Golfers to Follow in 2022

Considering that men's tour golf has seldom been this competitive in the history of the sport, winning and securing or maintaining touring cards has never proved to be so challenging. We identify ten golfers who we believe will come good for the year 2022 and ones that you should definitely keep an eye on for the impending season.

The Best Winter Golf Hats

The chill of winter is finally upon us but it’s incredibly important that we remain working on our game - as all of the work from the summer can come undone rather rapidly. We present 10 winter golf hats that will keep your head as warm as possible - and your swing even hotter!

The Best Winter Golf Gloves

If you’re looking to get out more during the winter but the weather typically deters you, then trial a pair of winter gloves. they are a common addition to a lot of golf bags during the colder weather and we have complied ten of the very best on the market.

Experience Minthis Golf Club & Resort

Cyprus has long been an enticing destination for European golfers, but the reopening of Minthis Golf Club & Resort has further highlighted the island’s connection to the game of golf. We provide an in-depth summary of the venue, in addition to some fantastic deals that are available exclusively with Golfbreaks.

Slaley Hall Stay & Play Review

Slaley Hall is a large hotel, spa and golf resort that is based in Northumberland, and is home to a pair of renowned courses, the Hunting and Priestman. Golfshake's Liam Moore has reviewed the complete Slaley Hall experience for us, including the venue and accommodation.

New Golf Alliance Showcases Mallorca Courses

One of the favoured destinations for a golf break, Mallorca, is set to be further strengthened by the launch of a new golf alliance that features some of the leading clubs and resorts that are situated on the island.

Excellent Value Winter Tee Time Deals

With the arrival of December, winter is truly upon us. As golf fans, we often dismiss this season and its limited usage to golf but to do so would be unwise.  We have located the best deals this winter via Golfnow – now get out and experience them!

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.

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 Oaks Golf Centre Feature Review

Nestled in the outskirts of the City of London lies The Oaks Golf Centre and the 18-hole parkland layout is fantastic value for money. Golfshake's Liam Moore took the opportunity to play an early morning round here and describes his experiences in this new Feature Review.

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.

Thomas Pieters Player Profile And What's In The Bag

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.

Hideki Matsuyama Player Profile And What's In The Bag

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.

Danny Willett Player Profile And What's In The Bag

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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