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Articles by Owen Davies

Owen is the Golfshake gear editor and man in front of the camera for most of the Golfshake review videos. He conducts all the gear testing and frequently travels to check out new places to play.

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Feature Interview: Under Armour Spieth 2 - Mike Forsey, Global Director Footwear

Owen Davies caught up with Under Armour's Global Director of Footwear, Mike Forsey to learn more about the Spieth 2 shoe and the process that went in to making them. 


COBRA Golf F8 and F8+ Driver Review

Review of the new COBRA Golf F8 and F8+ driver that features a distinct CNC milled face and COBRA Connect technology. Find out what Owen Davies made of the new driver. 


PING G700 Iron Review

PING have announced the launch of their new PING G700 Iron. Check out our review of PINGs new iron for 2018. 


PUMA IGNITE PWRADAPT Shoe Review

PUMA have announced the launch of their new PWRADAPT shoe for 2018 which promises to marry comfort with grip via their new sole. We headed to the course to put them to the test. 


The Top 5 Wedges 2018

What are the best new wedges of 2018? How do the latest wedges from the likes of Vokey, Callaway, Cleveland and PING perform? Find out in our Top 5 Wedges of 2018 video.


Callaway Rogue v Callaway Epic - How do they differ?

The Callaway Rogue has already one a lot of praise from pros, media and consumers, but on the face of it, the driver is similar to Epic, so why have Callaway launched a new model. We spoke to Callaway's Dr Alan Hocknell to find out. 


Top 5 Players/Forged Irons 2018

What are the best new players irons of 2018 and how do they differ from previous years? We count down our top 5 forged irons for 2018 including models from Titleist, Mizuno, Srixon, Callaway and TaylorMade. 


The Top 5 Hybrids 2018

What are the best new hybrids of 2018 and how can they help your Game? Owen davies counts down his top 5 hybrids of 2018. 


Why Callaway's Chrome Soft Ball is so special

Callaway Golf recently announced the launch of their new Chrome Soft ball and it contains a very special material - Graphene.


PING G400 Max Driver Review

PING have already enjoyed great success with their G400 Driver and have followed this up with the launch of their new G400 Max, a driver that promices even greater performance. Check out how review of how it really does perform. 


Top 5 Fairway Woods 2018

What are the best fairway woods for 2018? We have had the chance to hit them all and here is our list of the Top 5 Fairway woods for 2018. 


The Top 5 Utility Irons 2018

Utility Irons, also known as Driving Irons have become an ever present in a lot of golfers bags in recent years and 2018 promises to offer the widest choice of Utility Irons yet. Check out our Top 5 Utility Irons for 2018. 


The Top 5 Golf Shoes 2018

What are the best new Golf Shoes for 2018? We count down our Top 5 shoes and take a closer look at some of the features and benefits of the shoes. 


The Top 5 Game Improvement Irons 2018

What are the the best Game Improvement Irons for 2018? Owen Davies countdowns the very best iron sets to hit the market this year. 


The Top 5 Drivers of 2018

2018 promises to be a hugely exciting year for drivers with all the major manufacturers bringing their own unique technology to the game, but which driver comes out on top? We count down our Top 5 drivers of 2018.


FootJoy Tour- S Review

FootJoy have announced the launch of their new Tour Level Performance Shoe - The Tour-S. The shoe has already been widely used on tour and we recently got our hands on a pair and headed straight to the course to put them to the test. 


Under Armour Spieth 2 Shoe Review

We review the brand new Spieth 2 Shoe from Under Armour. The shoe has been highly anticpated and promises to build on the lagacy of the Spieth one, Jordan Spieth's first signature shoe. 


Top 5 PGA Merchandise Show Stands

Take a tour with us of the best stands of the PGA Merchandise show 2018. The biggest brands in golf come togther for the show every year in January. 


Callaway Rogue Hybrid Review

Callaway have announced the launch of their new Rogue Hybrid for 2018. We recently got our hands on one and headed to the range and the course to put it to the test. 


Callaway Rogue and Rogue Pro Iron Review

Callaway have announced their brand new iron family for 2018. The Rogue line-up will comprise of four irons and in this video, Golfshakes Owen Davies puts the Rogue and Rogue Pro to test both on the range and on the course. 


Cleveland Launcher CBX and Launcher HB Iron Reviews

Cleveland have announced the release of their new Launcher CBX and Launcher HB irons for the 2018 season. We recently got our hands on both sets and headed to the range to put them to the test. 


Cleveland Launcher HB Fairway Wood and Hybrid Review

Cleveland Golf have re-entered the UK market this year and have targeted the middle of the market hoping to give golfers great value for money, Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to the range to test their new Launcher HB fairway wood and hybrid.


Callaway Rogue Fairway Wood Review

Owen Davies heads to the range to put the brand new Callaway Rogue fairway wood to the test. Check out his review and hear his thoughts on Callaway's flagship driver for 2018. 


Callaway Rogue Driver Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies puts the new Callaway Rogue Driver to test both on the range and on the course. Find out what he made of the Callaways flagship driver for 2018. 


Cleveland Launcher HB Review

Cleveland have annouced the launch of their latest driver for 2018. The Launcher HB promises to shake up the middle price point market and provide golfers high performance at great value. 


TaylorMade P730 Review

TaylorMade have recently announced the completion of the P Series range with the launch of the P730. We have managed to get our hands on one and headed to the range to put it to the test. 


Callaway APEX MB & X Forged Iron Review

Callaway have announced the launch of two new forged irons for 2018. We have managed to get our hands on the Callaway X Forged and APEX MB and headed to range to put them to the test. 


Callaway EPIC and EPIC Pro Iron review

Callaway have enjoyed amazing success with the EPIC Driver, but will the irons also live up to the hype? Golfshake's Owen Davies headed to the range to find out. 


Interview: Brian Bazzell - The story behind TaylorMade's Twist Face Tech

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with TaylorMade's Vice President of Product Creation ahead of the launch of the new M3 and M4 range, to talk about the new Twist Face technology and Hammerhead Slot technology. 


Travel VLOG - Golf in Marbella

Golf in Marbella has long been on many peoples bucket list, but often it can be expensive with swanky hotels sometines the only option. Step-in Vacation Marbella, a self catering apartment rental company that offers a little luxury at affordable prices. 


Vacation Marbella - Luxury Apartment Rentals in the heart of Spain’s Golf Valley

Golf in Marbella has proven hugely popular obver the years, but it has been the mainstay of those able to splash out on swanky hotels, there is however another way. Vacation Marbella specialise in luxury self catering apartments and can not only supply great accommodation, but your golf as well! 


Le Golf National Review

How is the the 2018 Ryder Cup course shaping up, how is it going to play and maybe most importantly will it help make the the 2018 Ryder Cup a great one? Owen Davies recently headed to Paris and Le Golf National to find out. 


ECCO Pro Cage Review

In recent years ECCO have brought some major innovations to their golf shoes and it may be that the new ECCO Cage Pro features more technogoly than any shoe that ECCO have ever made. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to the course to put them to the test. 


Travel VLOG - Golf in Northern Italy

Golfshake's Owen Davies and James Reeson recently headed over to Northern Italy to play and stay at the Palazzo Arzaga Golf Club. Check out how they got on and their thoughts on golf in Italy. 


Royal Mid Surrey Review

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club is nestled in the leafy West-London suburbs and has been for over 125 years.Golfshake's Owen Davies recently played and reviewd the J.H.Taylor Course. Read his thoughts here. 


Bushnell V4 Slope Review

Golfshake resident Touring Professional, James Reeson recently put the new Bushnell Tour V4 Shift to the test over the course of several tournaments. Here is his review of the new slope enable laser rangefinder. 


Tour Pro Tips with Chris Paisley - The 5 Up, 5 Down Drill

European Tour Professional and Galvin Green Ambassador, Chris Paisley shares some his tips to make you a better putter and best prepare for your next game. Take a look at his '5 up, 5 down' distance control drill. 


Tour Pro Tips with Chris Paisley - Zero in your Chipping

European Tour Professional and Galvin Green ambassador, Chris Paisley shares a great tip to really help you focus in on your chipping distance control before you head out onto the course. 


Tour Pro Tips with Chris Paisley - How to groove your stroke

European Tour Player and Galvin Green ambassador, Chris Paisley shares his teqnique for getting his stroke prefectly dialled in on tournament week. 


Tour Pro Tips with Chris Paisley - The Spiral Drill

European Tour Professional and Galvin Green ambassador share a tip that he uses to best prepare for a tournament. The Spiral putting drill is designed to improve both you mental nerve and your green reading. 


Titleist 917 Driver Fitting - Golfshake Member Review

What is involved in a driver fitting, specifically a Titleist 917 Driver fitting? We sent three Golfshake Members to the Titleist National Fitting Centre in St Ives, Cambridgeshire to find out. 


Titleist Ball Fitting - The results might surprise you!

Have you ever had a ball fitting? Do you see it as important? We sent three Golfshake Members to the Titleist National Fitting Centre to experience a ball fitting and what they found left them quite surprised. 


President of Titleist Golf Clubs talks new AP3s, T-MBs and philosophy

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with Steve Pelisek, President of Titleist golf clubs, to talk the new AP3s, T-MBs, the importance of club fitting and Titleist's philosophy. 


Feature Interview - Christian Nilsson, Galvin Green

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with Galvin Green CEO Christian Nilsson to talk about their new "we are golf" motto, the brand new Interface range and providing outerwear for team Europe at the 2018 Ryder Cup.


Titleist 818 Hybrid Reviews

Titleist has unveiled its new 818 Hybrids – which are stated to be the longest and most accurate yet. Golfshake’s Owen Davies has tested and reviewed both clubs and discovers if they live up to the billing. 


Motocaddy S7 REMOTE Review

Motocaddy’s S7 REMOTE possesses one of the most sophisticated guidance systems on the powered trolley market, featuring a compact remote-control handset that fits perfectly into a storage compartment on the underside of the handle. Golfshake's Owen Davies put these enhancements to the test on the course. See what he thought.


Motocaddy M1 Pro DHC Review

Motocaddy have brought their 'Downhill Control' technology to the ever popular M1 Pro model. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed out onto the golf course to put the new electric trolley to the test. 


Motocaddy S5 Connect Review

Motocaddy have launched their first every GPS app and trolley intergration. Golfshake's Owen Davies takes to the course to put the new technology to the test. 


Galvin Green ARGON Jacket and ARN Trouser Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews the new ARGON Jacket and ARN Trousers from Galvin Green which both feature innovative C-Knit Technology.  


Titleist 718 Range Review

Titleist have announced the launch of their long anticipated 718 range of irons and the lineup promises to deliver a hug amount of high quality options for golfers of all abilities. 


Titleist 718 MB and CB Review

The new Titleist 718 MB and CB models have arrived. Two of the most popular irons on tour have recieved an upgrade and Golfshake's Owen Davies recenty got his hands on them to find out what is new. 


Titleist 718 TMB Full Set Review

The Titelist TMB started out as a utility iron, but it has proved so popular that Titleist have decided to make a whole set and so the Titleist 718 TMB was born. Owen Davies heads to the range to test the new tungsten rich irons. 


Titleist 718 AP3 Review

The Titleist AP range has been hugely succesful over recent years, so it was a big surprise when they announced that a new iron would be joining the lineup. Owen Davies reviews the all new Titleist 718 AP3. 


Titleist 718 AP2 Review

The new Titleist 718 AP2 has arrived! Owen Davies recently got his hands on the highly anticpated 718 AP2 and headed to thr range to put them to the test. Learn what he made of the next generation Titleist AP2. 


Titeist 718 AP1 Review

Titleist have announced the launch of their highly anticipated 718 AP1 irons. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently put them to the test. Learn how he got on here. 


TaylorMade P790 Review

TaylorMade recently announced the launch of their brand new P790 iron. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently got his hands on a set and put them to test. Check out his review of the TaylorMade P790 here. 


PowaKaddy FW5-i Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies put the newly upgraded Powakaddy FW5i to the test on the course. 


PowaKaddy FW3i Review

The ever-popular Freeway range has had an upgrade and the most poopular model in the range is no exeption. Owen Daview puts the new Freeway FW3i to the test. 


Powkaddy C2 Review

Powakaddy have launched a all new compact electric trolley for 2017. Golfshakes's Owen Davies recently headed to the golf course to put it to the test. Check out how he got on. 


MIzuno MP18 MMC FLi-Hi Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to the range to test out Mizuno's latest driving/utility iron - The MP18 FLI-HI. 


Mizuno S18 Wedge Review

Mizuno have announced the launch of their brand new S18 Wedge. It features a host of new technology that sees each wedge taylored specifically for the shot it is intended for. Owen Davies recently put the new wedge to the test at Heythrop Park. 


Mizuno CLK Hybrid Review

Along with the new Mizuno MP18 family of irons, Mizuno have launched their CLK Hybrid. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently got his hands on one and put it to the test. 


Mizuno MP18 Iron Family Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews the new Mizuno MP18 family of irons including the MP18 blade, the MP18 SC and the MP18 MMC. 


PING G400 Iron Review

PING have launched their new game improvement irons for 2017/2018. The G400 will hit the market later this summer promising higher and longer ball flights. 


PING G400 Crossover Review

PING have announced the launch of the new G400 Crossover. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to the course to put the G400 Crossover to the test. 


PING G400 Hybrid Review

PING have announce the launch of their new G400 range and along withit comes the G400 Hybrid. Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to teh course to put the new PING hybdrid to the test. 


PING G400 Driver Review

PING have launched their new G400 Driver for the 2017/18 season and Golfshake's Owen Davies recentlly got his hands one and headed the driving range and course to test. 


The Best New Course in Europe?

It is not often we title up a video or article as 'The Best New Course', but on a recent visit to Lisbon, Portugal I played what many will consider to be the best new course on continental Europe, if not Europe as a whole - West Cliffs.


Feature Interview: Rebekka Schlippe on ECCO's innovative design process

Owen Davies spoke to ECCO Golf's Global Marketing Manager Rebekka Schlippe to discuss how a shoe goes from the design stages to being sold worldwide, and explains the technology in the new CAGE Pro and Cool shoes.


Feature Interview - Mats Lundqvist on Galvin Green's new C-KNIT technology

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with Galvin Green's lead designer Mats Lundqvist to talk about Galvin Green's new Multi-Layer Concept at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. 


Bettinardi Inovai 3.0 Review

The INOVAI 3.0 is new from Bettinardi for 2017 features a high MOI design to help keep the putter as stable as possible through out your stroke. Golfshake's Owen Davies puts it to the test. 


Trip Report - Meliã Hacienda del Conde, Tenerife

Golfshake's Owen Davies recently headed to Tenerife to stay at the 5* Meliã Hacienda del Conde resort and play their Buena Vista Golf Course. Find out how he got on. 


Interview: Guerin Rife - The story of the Evnroll putter

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with Guerin Rife, the inventor of the Evnroll putter, to talk about how the product came to market.


How to use GOLFNOW to make the most of your USA Golf Holiday

Planning your USA golf holiday can be a daunting task especially if you decide to book it your slef or if you want to add in extra rounds to your break while you are there, but what is the solution. Owen Davies thinks he may have found it at GolfNow. 


Under Armour Spieth One Shoe Review

Under Armour recently launched the Spieth One shoe which has been designed in conjunction and for, Jordan Spieth. The question is, how will the shoe perform for everyone else? Owen Davies headed to the course to find out. 







Resort Review - The Mere

We take a closer look at one of The Mere Resort in Cheshire. A recently refurbished hotel and a James Braid designied course promised a stunning stay and play venue. Check out how we got on. 


PING Tour Eye Waterproof Jacket Review

PING have launched a high performance waterproof jacket for A/W 15/16. We put the PING Tour Eye Waterproof Jacket to the ultimate rain test. 


First hit - Titleist 716 AP1 & AP2 irons

We recently headed down to the Titleist National Fitting Centre in St Ives to put the new 716 AP1 and Ap2 irons to the test. Check out how we got on.


Reviewed - KBS 610 & HI-REV 2.0 Wedge shaft

KBS have launched two new Tour validated wedge shafts. We recently got our hands on the KBS 610 and KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 and put them to the test. 


Powakaddy introduce PowaPlay Lithium

PowaKaddy have announced the launche of PowaPlay, a universal after sales Lithium battery, which offers the highest performance standards of any power source on the market. 


Oscar Jacobson launch SS15 collection

Oscar Jacobson have announced the launch of their Spring/Summer 2015 golf collection and aims to build on the success enjoyed by the 2014 range. 


Bridgestone launch their softest ball ever!

Bridgestone Golf have announced the launch of a brand new ball for 2015 - the Bridgestone Extra Soft.  The new ball is designed to appeal to the majority of golfers who posssess a moderate swing speed. 


Bridgestone sign Stacy Lewis

Bridgestone Golf has signed Stacy Lewis, the leading American golfer on the LPGA Tour in recent years and ranked No.3 in women’s golf, to play the brand’s increasingly popular Tour B330-RX ball this season


Bettinardi add new 'half moon' model to the Kuchar range

Bettinardi Putters have announced an expansion of their range promoted by tour star Matt Kuchar


Bioflow sign Scotland's Sally Watson as LET ambassador

Bioflow, has announced that talented young Scot, Sally Watson, is to represent the brand as an ambassador on the Ladies’ European Tour this season.


CaddyCell offering three year guarantee on batteries

CaddyCell, makers of the LiFePO4 lithium golf trolley battery are now offering a full 'no quibble, no small print' three-year guarantee - starting today.


Darren Clarke v Davis Love III - 2016 Ryder Cup Analysis

We take a closer look at the two captains for the 2016 Ryder Cup. What are their strengthes and weaknesses, how do they match up and how does this effect the likely outcome of the match at Hazletine? 


PGA Merchandise Show 2015 - Day 3 wrap-up

The curtain closed on the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show today with the world's biggest brand breaking down their huge stands and the 10,000's of attendees heading to Orlando International Airport to make their way home.


The PGA Merchandise Show - Day 2 Wrap-up

Day 2 dawned the PGA Show in Orlando with 1000's more Industry Professionals eager to see what is new for 2015. Sure enough Thursday saw a major new launches from PING & Bridgestone.


The Biggest Golf Show on Earth - Demo Day

Tuesday in Orlando saw the start of the biggest golf show on Earth and the traditional hosting of the Demo Day at the world's largest driving range.


Feature Review - Trevose G&CC

Golfshake's Owen Davies travels to England's West Country to stay and play at one of the six courses that make up the 'Atlantic Links' - Trevose G&CC


Feature Review Rockliffe Hall Golf and Hotel

Golfshake's Owen Davies stays and plays at one of the finest new Golf Course and Hotel complexes in the UK - Rockliffe Hall


Golf in Lisbon - The best of both worlds

Jet off from the UK and in just 2 hours and 40 minutes you could be enjoying the year round sunshine and fantastic golf that is on offer in one of the worlds's oldest cities


Golf breaks in Normandy

Normandy is just 2 hours from Calais and is becoming an increasingly popular destination for UK golfers looking for a trip away.


Golf in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria might not be th first place you think of when planning your next golfing holiday abroad, but consider this; 7 stunning golf courses, year-round sunshine, beautiful sandy beaches and excellent accommodation.


Crunch time looms on the European Tour

Derek Clements reports on the final stages of the 2014 European Tour as the final cut looms for those seeking to hang on to their tour cards.


Feature review - Kedleston Park Golf Club

Nestled in the rolling countryside on the edge of Derby is Kedleston Park Golf Club, noted as one of the finest in the Midlands for many years.


Feature Review - Laser Putt

Derek Clements reviews putting training aid - Laser Putt.


Feature Review - SuperStroke Mid Slim 2.0

Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews the SuperStroke 2.0 putter grip which along with other grips in the range has been making a major impact on tour in recent years.


David Leadbetter talks to Golfshake about The Swing, Tech and Tiger

Ahead of the opening of his brand new Academy at La Manga Club, Spain. Golfshake's Owen Davies spent some time with David Leadbetter, coach of Michelle Wie and former coach of Nick Faldo, Ernie Els and Nick Price amongst others.


Alan Shearer lands at Kedleston Park GC

Alan Shearer arrived by helicopter at Kedleston Park Golf Club, one of the finest courses in the East Midlands. Shearer was taking part in the FutureLink Group Golfing Challenge.


Why I Love the Ryder Cup

Adam Smith, Senior Writer at Golfshake tells us why, even for those involved in the game on a day to day basis there is something special about the Ryder Cup.


Destination Feature - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

It has long been a favourite for US golfing visitors and over the past 20 years UK golfers have begun to flock to the manicured fairways of South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach and it is not hard to see why.


Medinah Remembered - The loudest tee shot in golf

On Saturday of the Ryder Cup match at Medinah, Ian Poulter decided to give Bubba some of his own medicine as he ramped up the crowd ahead and during his tee shot. Whoever said golf lacks atmosphere?!


Bunker Mentality release Limited Edition 'Bad Mutha Putta' putter covers

Bunker Mentality, has finally broken one of golf’s last taboos and introduced Denim to the fairways!


Take your game to a new level with MT GOLF

How well do you think you can hit a golf ball? Are you ever unsure why some shots are pictureperfect and others disappear into the trees? Would you say you’re playing to the best of yourability? If you’re looking for these answers then you’ve not yet experienced golf lessons with MT Golf.


View from America - The Ryder Cup Countdown is On!

Jared Hill, reports from Chicago on how the countdown to the Ryder Cup is beginning to really ramp in the US with US players on the verge of selection looking to catch Tom Watson's eye.


Nike introduces new Vapor Irons

Nike Golf has, this week announced the new Vapor franchise – Vapor Pro, Vapor Pro Combo, and Vapor Speed. The modern family of irons was unveiled near New York City during an event featuring Nike athletes Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy


Troon golf expands business to Kazakhstan

Troon has once again demonstrated its position as a leader in upscale course management, development and marketing, following its selection to manage an all-new facility near Astana, Kazakhstan.?


Warren admits Ryder Cup hopes following victory in Denmark

IT HAS been a long time coming, but nobody should be surprised by Marc Warren's two-shot win at the Made in Denmark (what a ridiculous title for a golf tournament) at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort.


3 tips to help you make more putts

Check out these three tips from Under Armour to help you make more putts and lower your scores.?


Golf is dying - Is this how we can save it?

Golf is a game in decline, there is no denying it. The amount of people playing the game is down, rounds are down and the industry is laying off staff in alarming numbers. So what can we do to fix it?


Titleist golf balls dominate at 2014's majors

The world’s leading golfers once again chose Titleist golf balls at last week’s USPGA Championship, where the Pro V1 and Pro V1x models were used by the majority of the field


Mizuno JPX850 range packed with technological breakthroughs

Mizuno have announced a raft of new technical breakthroughs in what they have called ‘a year of innovation’ with the new JPX850 line.


Win a set of Lamkin REL ACE 3GEN grips

Lamkin have launched their brand new grip - The REL ACE 3GEN and we have a full set of 13 to give away.


American Golf installs Foresight technology nationwide

American Golf stores across the UK are to install Foresight Sports GC2 technology to ensure they provide the best custom-fitting service within the high-street golf retail sector.


Thracian Cliffs bestowed membership in the Leading Golf Courses Europe

The world-class Thracian Cliffs Resort in Bulgaria has been bestowed membership of the prestigious Leading Golf Courses Europe collection following a recent inspection visit by its senior team.


IJP Design launch Autumn/Winter collection

IJP Design’s new Autumn Winter 14 Collection is here, August 4th sees the launch of their men’s and women’s collection. The 80’s have been a big inspiration for the IJP Design designers drawing from the artist Jeff Koons colour blocking to 80’s graphical patterns.


Pachesham Golf Centre offering free lessons in September

Pachesham Golf Centre are continuing their fantastic offer of 4 FREE beginner golf lessons starting in Septmeber


Silvermere put Foresight at centre of fitting offering

The man behind the stunning new 2m driving range and coaching facility at Silvermere Golf Complex, in Cobham, has invested heavily in Foresight Sports technology, installing the launch monitor technology in all of his dedicated fitting and coaching bays


Dartmouth Hotel and Spa joins Best Western

One of the south-west's leading golf resorts has joined the world's largest group of independently owned hotels and will henceforth be known as Best Western The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf and Spa.


Muira release 1957 limited edition irons

Miura Golf, the Japanese maker of the world famous forged irons, has added another limited edition model to it's range. The new Limited Edition Series 1957 Cavity Back will be available at selected Miura authorized dealer/fitters


Nike issues athletes with Dri-FIT apparel for the USPGA

Nike Golf athletes will aim to stay cool as they battle the Louisville heat at the 2014 PGA Championship. Wearing Nike Dri-FIT fabrics that promote cooling, the Fall 2014 Nike Golf Collection will help keep the athletes cool in a colour palette of hyper brights.


Clarke wears 'Santa' inspired outfit following loss to Westwood

Darren Clarke played the first round at The PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club dressed in a ‘Santa-inspired’ outfit. The all red combination was chosen by fellow Ryder Cup star Lee Westwood after losing out in the Dunlop Par Three Challenge.


Wolsey announce new autumn/winter knitwear collection

Wolsey has always been at the forefront of the industry when it comes to premium craftsmanship, attention-to-detail tailoring and on-trend styling and colour palettes. The modern British heritage brand’s new AW’14 knitwear collection is no exception.


American Golf announces support for service personnel

Europe’s largest golf retailer, American Golf has announced its support of the country’s only Services golf charity, The On Course Foundation (OCF).


McIlroy looking ominous as Woods falters

Valhalla, according to Norse mythology, is the burial place of legends. And after stumbling his way to a lacklustre round of 74 in the US PGA championship, Tiger Woods may well be forced to agree.


3 tips to sharpen up your short game

Check out these 3 tips from Golfshake's contributing PGA Pro's on how you can sharpen up your short game.


Callaway Big Bertha V Series

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of their new BIg Bertha V Series. The new driver has a range of improvments to helo increase club head speed.


How Duff does it!

Jason Dufner presents his new series of golfing tuition videos, including 'how to eat a tuna melt after a good round' and 'how to fall asleep after a round of golf'


Big Max Terra 5+ Cart Bag

Big Max has launched it's latest Cart Bag - The Terra 5+.


Lamkin release the Rel Ace 3Gen Grip

Lamkin has officially introduced the newest addition to its portfolio of performance-enhancing grips. By marrying together its proprietary performance material ACE 3GEN and the pattern, size and colour combinations of its ever popular REL grip


Teeside teenager takes Northern Masters Trophy at Rockliffe Hall

Golfers across the North East have taken part in the region’s biggest amateur golf tournament this where junior Sam Donald was crowned champion.


Golfstream trolleys sponsor veterans league

Golfstream, manufacturer of all-British, precision-built electric golf trolleys, has become sole sponsors of the Kent Golf Veterans League.


FootJoy unveil their 2014 Autumn/Winter collection

FootJoy,have announced the launch of its Autumn/Winter 2014 Performance Apparel Collection. Mastering a balance of comfort, style and performance.


Lynx fits senior European Stars for clubs

SEVERAL TOUR players - including two former Ryder Cup stars - have been custom fitted for Lynx clubs following the recent Seniors Open Championship at Royal Porthcawl.


Mixuno announces MP tour range - Tested by Luke Donald

Mizuno has just announced its new Mizuno Pro (MP) tour sample range, including; the MP-15 with an evolved Ti Muscle technology, the new type MP-H5 complete with ‘hollow flow’ concept and the MP-T5 wedges that offer 25 different loft and bounce combinations.


Lynx crack down on counterfeit clubs

Lynx Golf has taken action to stop the sale of counterfeit products by a UK-based golf distributor.


TaylorMade introduce three new premium counterbalanced putters

TaylorMade have announced the new counterbalanced models of the Daddy Long Legs, Spider Blade and Spider Mallet, each with Tour-inspired aesthetics.


American Golf launches Junior Championship in partnership with PING

Europe’s largest golf retailer, American Golf, is launching a Junior Championship at De Vere Mottram Hall on 27th August 2014. The inaugural event will be held in association with PING who will be providing all the prizes for the competitors.


Chipping In - Majesty, misbehaviour and microdiscectomy make the headlines

What a week it has been for golf! Good and bad. In his weekly column, Chipping In, Nick Bonfield reflects on several stories that have rocked golf.


Tiger's career hangs in the balance

Tiger Wood's again withdrew from a PGA Tour event yesterday as he hobbled from the course to a buggy and then eased his way into a car. He looked like the broken man that he so surely is.?


Super Rory returns to top of the world

On the day that the golfing future of Tiger Woods was once more thrown into doubt, Rory McIlroy reclaimed his rightful position at the top of the world rankings with a superb victory at the Bridgestone Invitational.


Rumour mill churns as Johnson comes under further scrutiny

Following his 'self imposed' exile from golf the spotlight has fallen on Dustin Johnson with further allegations of un-savory behavior coming to light.


4 tips to help you become a great bunker player

How often to you get up and down out of the bunker? Could you be a better bunker player? Check out these 4 great bunker tips from our PGA Professional contributors to make you a better Bunker player.


5 Tips to become a better iron player

We would all love to strike our irons a little better! Check out these 5 great tips to help you do just that!?


Hacker to single figures - The curse of the new clubs

Kevin Paver updates us on his challenge to go from hacker to single figure golfer in just 12 months. Kevin reports on his dilema - should he be changing his clubs at this crucial stage!


Hilton Head Island - Come rain or shine

Hilton Head is known for it's golf, but if you are thinking of taking a trip to South Carolina and this wonderful part of the world there is plenty more to keep you entertained.


Destination Feature - Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head has long been a favoured stop on the PGA Tour, but in recent times more and more UK golfers are flocking to one of America's most impressive golfing destinations.


Qualifiers live the dream at Royal Liverpool

Derek Clements reports on how, for some in the field just playing the Open Championship is a dream come true.


Open Championship Competition - Win a PING Golf Tour Bag

To celebrate the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club we have teamed up with PING Golf to offer you the chance to win one of their Tour Bags.?


Ian Poulter, PUMA and Arsenal 'Stronger Together'

As Ian Poulter goes through his final preparations for The Open this weekend, the Englishman experienced a rather unusual encounter from a passionate group of Arsenal supporters.


Harrington takes on the hardest shot in golf - Blindfolded

Take one of the worlds best players, one of the worlds best caddies and one the toughest shots in golf, what do you end up with? One very cool video and demonstration of a team working in perfect unison.


Mickelson challenges fellow tour pros to flop shot shoot out

You may have seen Phil Mickelson's amazing flop shot over the head of Roger Cleveland from just a yard away, well at the Scottish Open this year Phil challenged the likes of Justin Rose and Luke Donald to flop the ball over him!?


The Coolest Shop in Golf

Scotty Cameron has been on amazing journey and one of his dreams was to create a gallery, a shop, some might say a boutique for his putters. That dream has been realised!


British Par 3 Championships proving a firm favourite with fans

The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall is a firm favourite with UK golf fans. The event will once again be hosted by golfing legend Major Champion Tony Jacklin.


Why everyone is rooting for Erik Compton

It is almost like a Fairy Tale, the story of Erik Compton. His journey to The Open Championship has not been an easy one, in fact it has been quite amazing!


Kaymer looks for new 'old' swing to win him back to back majors

Martin Kaymer had it all! A USPGA victory, a host of high profile tournament wins and a swind to die for, but then he started to tinker. Now he has found his swing again he will go in search of a third major at Hoylake this week.


The good, the bad and the ugly - Visiting the Open Championship

Derek Clement looks ahead to his week at Royal Liverpool and what makes it a great week. However where ther is good, there is also bad as everyone involved looks to cash in on the oldest tournament in golf.


Royal Liverpool Golf Club - Guide to the course

As the Open Championship returns to Royal Liverpool for the first time since 2006 we take a look at the the course, hole by hole and guide you through the testing track.


Open Championship - The Magnificent Seven

Wondering who might win this year's Open Championship? Here are 7 guys that are in with a great shout and not all of them are obvious choices!


Tiger's Open chances look slim as age catches up with him

EVEN before he missed the cut at Congressional, Tiger Woods was admitting that he is no longer the player he once was - not that he needed to tell us.


Why Woods' Royal Liverpool win was one his greatest ever

Derek Clements looks back to Tiger Wood's stunning victory at Hoylake in 2006 and argues that it sits alonside his 1997 Masters and 2000 US Open wins as one of his finest.


This is the year! Why a British player will lift the Claret Jug

THERE is a warm fuzzy feeling in Britain, and it has nothing to do with the weather. No, it all has to do with a belief that a home player could be lifting the Claret Jug at Hoylake at the conclusion of The Open Championship.


McDowell defends French Open as Stadler stumbles

GRAEME McDOWELL overcame an eight-shot deficit to win his first title of 2014 - and successfully defend his French Open crown.


Loft Up with the TaylorMade SLDR [Sponsored Video]

The TaylorMade SLDR has been out for a little while, but is growing in popularity and at a faster rate than ever, so what is making the SLDR so popular.


How you can Loft Up and create 'Crazy' distance [Sponsored Video]

In case you have not noticed, one driver has been creating quite a stir on tour in the past year. TaylorMade's SLDR driver has been recording some eye opening results and more golfers are now 'Lofting Up


Life on the Tour Van - PGA Seniors Championship

Neil Cooke, Master Clubmaker and owner of a fully equipped tour van attends his first Senior Tour event of 2014. In this blog he gives a fascinating insight into life on tour.


West London Golf Centre celebrates new course opening with Gala Weekend

The West London Glf Centre will celebrate the opening of it's brand new 9 hole golf course and Dinosaur Escape Adventure Golf on the 5th and 6th of July with a Gala Weekend.


Tiger returns to Royal Liverpool - Top 10 Open moments

Tiger is back! After 4 1/2 months out he will make his return this week and give himself some competitive game time ahead of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool - We check out his Top 10 Open moments


Kedleston Park announces two new exciting Open tournaments

Kedleston Park, Derbyshire’s premier golf club, has announced details of two exciting new Women’s Open Scratch competitions, The Kedleston Rose Bowl and The Kedleston Senior Salver


Belek - The perfect golfing destination?

The resort of Belek in Turkey has been growing in popularity over the past decade and for very good reason, a combination of fantastic hotels, great food and world class golf courses is proving irresistible.


Turkey - More than just a golfers haven

While Belek is rapidly becoming established as a World Class golfing destination, it has a huge amount to offer beyond manicured fairways and pristine greens.


Rockliffe Hall announces support for rising star

Rockliffe Hall is sponsoring its youngest golf professional to date as part of its commitment to supporting golf stars of the future.


Golfshake Summer Challenge In Full Swing - May's winners announced

Now that the season is fully under and the sun has started to shine, so the Golfshake Summer Challenge is in full swing.?


4 reasons why you should be tracking your golf game online this Summer

Tracking your scores can seriously improve your game. We have found that on average golfers who track their scores and stats lower their handicaps by up to 3 shots.


Open Championship returns to Royal Portrush

Possibly one of the worst kept secrets in golf was finally confirmed today when the R&A announced the Royal Portrush will once again become an Open Championship venue.


Over 8000 golfers take part in the Golfshake 2014 Summer Challenge in May

Golfshake have teamed up with some of the biggest brands in golf to launch their 2014 Improve Your Game Summer Challenge.


Hacker to single figures update - Time to take stock

In his latest update Kevin Paver takes stock of his progress so far in his challenge to go from hacker to single figures in just one year....


Calendar Girls inspire Essex Golfers bid to raise money for Cancer Research

Southend Golf Club’s annual fundraiser has never been a conventional affair, this year they are hoping to raise 1000's for Canser Research in a campaign sponsored by Calendar Girls.


Japan's wait for a new golfing hero ends at the Memorial

JAPAN has been waiting an awful long time for a golfer to finally make the breakthrough. That breakthrough came on Sunday, at the Memorial Tournament.


Hideki Matsuyama wins the Memorial aged 22

Hideki Matsuyama has won his first PGA Tour title after beating Kevin Na at the first hole of a sudden death play-off in the Memorial Tournament, at Muirfield Village, this weekend.


TP Tour shotgun shootout a huge success

The TP Tour Series is in its 4th season and has had an impressive list of early season winners at great golf courses.TP Tour is the fastest growing Tour in the UK, having staged over 90 tournaments throughout England since 2011.


Is Adam Scott bad for golf?

Sports writer Derek Clements asks if Adam Scott will have the impact on golf that the game so badly needs.?


Rory hurting, but vows to do his best at Wentworth

ONE day it will all be about the golf again for Rory McIlroy. And that day can't come soon enough for the 25-year-old two-time major champion.


COBRA Design Lab

Continuing with it's trend of personalization COBRA Golf launched the COBRA Design Lab, an online, interactive customization site that will allow golfers to design their own BiO CELL+ Driver.


Spanish Open - jiminez wins at 50

Miguel Angel Jiminez broke his own record and became the oldest winner on tour this week after capturing the Spanish Open. He is also now odds on to be appearing at Gleneagles come September.


Todd shatters Weir dreams

Little known Brendon Todd won his maiden PGA Tour title on Sunday and with it shattered the dreams of a comeback win for past Masters champion, Mike Weir.


Miguel Angel Jiminez becomes the oldest winner on tour - In The Bag

Miguel Angel jiminez has become the oldest winner on the European Tour at the grand old age of 50. We take a look inside the bag of one of the most inetresting men in golf.?


Wilson Custom Fitting - Feature

Sports Writer and Golf fanatic, Derek Clements visits the Wilson Staff fitting centre in Frimley to recieve a comprehensive assement of how Wilson Clubs can benefit his game.?


Padraig Harrington Interview

Padraig Harrington won three majors and 28 times around the world, but the Irishman has now fallen out of the world top 200. Derek Clements caught up with Padraig to find out what is next for one of Europe's finest.?


A very special birthday for the most successful manufacturer in golf

Wilson Golf have won more majors than any other manufacturer. Started in 1914 they are now celebrating their centenary year. Derek Clements takes a look at the company that has a huge golfing heritage.?


Wentworth still attracting the best in Europe

THE European Tour's flagship event celebrates it's 60th anniversary this month with arguably it's strongest ever field. When the BMW PGA championship tees off at Wentworth on Thursday, May 25, it will feature a who's who of European golf.


Manassero looking to kickstart 2014 with title defence

Following his win at the European Tour's flagship event, The PGA Championship most thought Manassero would enter the world's elite, but it has not happened.?


Westwood eyes PGA Championship victory

LEE WESTWOOD will arrive at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship knowing that he has rediscovered his best form and believing that he is among the favourites to win the most prestigious title on the European Tour.


adidas launch new climachill range of apparel

adidas Golf haveannounced the release of the new climachill apparel collection, featuring new and exclusive fabric technologies designed to keep golfers cool when temperatures rise on the course.


Players Championship Highlights

Martin Kaymer won the Players Championship in near pitch black conditions. A fact which made his par save on the famous 17th all the more remarkable.?


Andalucia - A Golfer's Paradise

Andalucia is a golfing paradise where you will be spoilt for choice, and we really do mean spoilt. You will get some idea of what we mean when we tell you that it is home to Spain's heaviest concentration of world-class golf courses


Discover Andalucia

Welcome to Andalucia, a region that covers 500 miles of coastline, taking in the Costa Almeria to the Costa del Sol to the Costa de la Luz.?


Improve Your Game - Golfshake Summer Challenge 2014

To help you achieve your golfing goals and #GoLow we have teamed up with a range of partners. Together we have created the Improve Your Game - Golfshake Summer Challenge


TaylorMade launch SLDR Irons

TaylorMade Golf have announced an expansion of it's SLDR equipment range into the iron category with the introduction of the SLDR iron


TaylorMade launch SLDR S metal wood range

The TaylorMade SLDR was released last August with much fanfare and has since gone on to be hugely popular choice on tour. Today TaylorMade have announced the next generation of the SLDR family - the SLDR S






COBRA launch new BIO CELL Pro Driver

COBRA Golf have announced the release of its BiO CELL Pro Driver featuring a lower center of gravity designed to help golfers Go Loooong off the tee.


Oscar Jacobson announces continued support for the China Open

Oscar Jacobsen has announced their continued support for the Volvo China Open as they look to expand their engagement with golf fans in China.


Seung-Yul Noh claims maiden win at the Zurich - In The Bag

Seung-Yul Noh became the youngest player to win on tour this year following a 2 shot victory at the Zurich Classis. We take a look in his winning bag.


Great news for Tiger

Following his withdrawal from the Masters due to serious back issues speculation has been rife as to when he might return. Well it seems that Woods is right on track with his recovery, maybe even ahead of schedule.


Larrazabal attacked by swarm of hornets in Malaysia

Pablo Larrazabal had a lucky escape this week on the European Tour when he was attacked by a swarm of hornest and was stung over 20 times.


Westwood wins again with Bioflow Sport

Bioflow Sport are celebrating Lee Westwood's Malaysian Open victory at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.


Win one of 5 Grip Master D-Shape Leather Putter Grips

We have teamed up with Core golf to give five lucky Golfshake members the chance to win a Grip Master D-Shape leather putter grip. The D-Shape grip is proving hugely popular on the world's professional tours right now and has won fans around the globe


Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open

Aa Saint Omer is often cited as one of the most popular stops on the European and Challenge Tours and for good reason with it's stunning views and undulating fairways


Cleveland launch new Wedge Fitting APP for the web

Cleveland Golf have announced that they will be able to offer golfers a new online Wedge Fitting app for 2014 as part of its wedge trade in promotion.


Hacker to single figures - An update

Kevin Paver gives us an update on his quest to go from hacker to single figures in just one year. Last time we heard from him he was struggling in the cold and mud of early spring, so have things improved?....


County Partnerships rally in support of National Golf Month

England Golf's County Partnerships have announced major backing of National Golf Month - a project that aims to encourage adults to get out playing golf. 


Amazing bunker shot wins Kuchar the RBC Heritage

Matt Kuchar won first PGA Tour event of the year with an unbelievable bunker shot at the 72nd hole at Harbour Town Golf Links.


Mizuno launch AeroLite 06 super lightweight carry bag

Mizuno have announced the launch of new 'little bag' in time for the new golfing season - The Aero MicroLite 06 weighs in as one of the lightest bags in golf at just 3 pounds.


World stars set to return to Rockliffe in 2014

Following the success of last year’s European Senior Tour English Senior Open at Rockliffe Hall, in Hurworth, County Durham, the resort has unveiled plans for this year’s return event.


Golfers encouraged to enjoy fine wines and the fairways in the Costa Brava

Golfers seeking the best golf, gastronomy and wine Spain has to offer will welcome Costa Brava’s newly launched DO Empord? Wine Route, which maps out one of the oldest wine-producing counties in the world.


Direct Golf agree sponsorship deal with Yorkshire CCC

Yorkshire County Cricket Club has teed up the perfect start to the new season by agreeing a sponsorship deal with award-winning Yorkshire-based golf retailer Direct Golf.


UK Golf retailers looking forward to a 'eggscellent' Easter

Neatly wrapped around the biggest golf major of the year, and ‘officially’ beginning the 2014 season, Easter Weekend is a huge time for golf retail.


Lisbon Golf launches new English version website

Lisbon Golf, the management brand for seven unsung layouts close to the Portuguese capital, has launched a new English version of its website and has underlined its growing reputation for delivering the best-value-golf in Portugal by unveiling a range of new golf passports.


Stunning French stays and great golf - Najeti Hotels

Situated in various beautiful tourist hotspots around France the Najeti Hotel brand are one of a kind. Unique in their own way and stylishly French in another, a trip to one of their hotels and you won’t want to be going home.


Watson doubles up at the Masters with Titleist

When the final group entered the back-9 on Sunday, the leading players were not only sharing a common dream of winning the first Major of 2014 – they were also sharing a trust in the performance of Titleist golf balls.


Masters Champion Bubba Watson - In The Bag

Following Bubba Watson's assured win at Augusta to claim his 2nd Green Jacket we take a look at what was in the bag:


Wolsey announces AW14 collection

Wolsey, one of the oldest existing clothing companies in the world and a pioneer of premium men’s apparel for sporting endeavours, today announced the re-launch of its historic Sports Line Sportsman Collection for AW14, available from May.


TP Tour off to a strong start in 2014

The TP Tour Series is in its 4th season and has already had an impressive list of early season winners at great golf courses. TP Tour is the fastest growing UK Tour, and has staged over 85 tournaments throughout England since 2011.


Chipping In - McIlroy suffers under the pressure of expectation

In his weekly column - Chipping In, Nick Bonfield refelects on a memorable if not classic Masters tournament.?


Masters Day 1 - Augusta provides brutal opening test

Sports Writer Derek Clements reports on a fascinating day at Augusta which saw only four players break 70 with not a cloud in the sky and only a light breeze.


Ryan Moore positive despite having history against him

RYAN MOORE will start The Masters knowing that history is against him donning the Green Jacket on Sunday. Moore won the par three contest and no golfer who did that has ever gone on to win the tournament.


Stenson's redemption story could be completed at the Masters

Derek Clements reports on what could be the completion of an amazing turnaround in the career of Henrik Stenson.


Fitzpatrick's caddie barred from carrying at The Masters

MATT FITZPATRICK, the British teenager who won the US Amateur championship, last year, waxed lyrical about Augusta as he prepares for his Masters debut, but then got a taste of the other side of life at one of the most exclusive golf clubs in the world.


Phil Mickelson feeling the nerves at Augusta

It might come as some surprise to hear vetran Phil Mickelson say he is feeling nervous ahead of the Masters. Derek Clements reports on Lefty's build up.


Stewart X9 Follow - A revolutionary new electric trolley

Stewart Golf have announced a revolutionary new trolley which follows you as you walk. The X9 Follow is the lastet creation from the celebrated British trolley manufacturer


Mickelson hoping to let the legend grow

Great things had been expected from Phil Mickelson for him for a long time, but it was a Masters win a decade ago that set him on the road to greatness. This wek Mickelson goes in search of his 4th Green Jacket hoping to let his legend grow.


The Walrus and the Smallrus loving life at Augusta

CRAIG STADLER is ready for “a very, very cool” experience at this week’s Masters where he and his son, Kevin, will become the first father-son duo to compete together in the season’s opening major.


Jones pitches in to secure final Masters spot

Matt Jones holed a chip at the first playoff hole to win the Houston Open at Humble, Texas, securing the final spot for this week's Masters at Augusta - after telling his caddy he was going to do it.


Rory roars back to life

With just a few days to go until this years Masters Tournament pre-tournament favourite, Rory McIlroy hit form with a final round -7 65 at the Houston Open.


What has happened to Luke Donald?

What has happened to Luke Donald? After an unbelievable year in 2011 where he won money titles on both sides of the pond he has dropped off the radar. Derek Clements investigate what has happened.


Why this years Masters could be make or break for Lee Westwood

JUST 12 months ago, Lee Westwood featured on most people's lists of potential winners of The Masters. This year his name hasn't been mentioned and unless he halts an alarming rankings slump he may not even be in the field in 2015.


Masters Competition - Win a complete Bunker Mentality Outfit

We have teamed up with our good friends at Bunker Mentality to celebrate the Masters and offer one lucky Golfshake member a chance to win a complete Bunker Mentality 'Game Day' Outfit.?


Win a fourball at Brocket Hall

Golfshake have teamed up with Brocket Hall to offer one lucky member the chance to win a fourball on one of the ?famous Hertfordshire golf courses, The Palmerston and The Melbourne.


5 top challengers for the 2014 Masters

Derek Clements takes a look at some of the favourites to be wearing the Green Jacket come Sunday at the 2014 Masters..?


Will 2014 be the year Oosthuizen fulfils his Masters potential?

Derek Clements takes a closer look at a golfer that has promised huge amounts, but not quite lived up to his billing as the next great South African golfer. Time however is on his side.


Victor ready to take on Augusta

Life has changed forever for Victor Dubuisson. We all knew that the Frenchman was a decent golfer but he has now proved that he is world class and deserves to be spoken about in the same breath as the likes of Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Luke Donald.


Rookies don't win the Masters......do they?

They say you don't win at Augusta until you know the course inside out, but there are some Masters rookies who could throw that theory out the window this year:


The year of the young guns - Augusta awaits

Derek Clements previews this years Masters and suggets that this coulbe be the year of the young guns at Augusta National....


Golfshake Writers - Major predictions 2014

Every year the Golfshake team of writers pit their golfing expertise against each other and attempt to predict the four major champions each year.



Wild and unpredictable PGA Tour season continues

Derek Clements reports on yet another surprise winner on the PGA Tour as Steven Bowditch joined a long list of unlikely victors by claiming the Valero Texas Open.


Mickelson a major doubt for the Masters

It was a sight that golf fans the world over did not see. Phil Mickelson being driven from the course clutching his side with what appeared to be a muscle injury.


Steven Bowditch claims maiden victory on the PGA Tour

It was tough going, but Steven Bowditch claimed his maiden victory on the PGA Tour with a one shot voctory from Will MacKenzie at the Valero Texas Open.


Scottish golfers to benefit from Cleveland/Srixon's short game area at Scottish Show

At this years Scottish Golf Show, Golfers will be able to benefit from Cleveland and Srixon's specialist Short Game Education Area.


Video: Matt Every breaks through - Wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Talented young American, Matt Every won on the PGA Tour for the first time on Sunday claiming victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.


Scott crumbles under Every pressure

Sports writer, Derek Clements reports on a fascinating final day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational which saw Adam Scott finally relinquish his lead to the up and coming Matt Every.


Behind the scenes - Ricki Fowler PUMA BIOFUSION Tour Shoe

We take a look behind the scenes as Ricki Fowler is introduced to the brand new PUMA BIOFUSION Tour shoe..


Bunker Mentality launches a unique Ambassadors Programme

Bunker Mentality, one of Europe's most fashionable golf clothing brands has launched a very unique Internatonal Ambassadors Programme aimed at all level of golfers, pro’s and non pro’s alike.


Get a grip! Leather v Rubber

The golf industry is always looking for new breakthroughs in technology, whether it’s lighter shafts, new lighter and sronger materials for heads or adjustable facetechnology. However, sometimes we need to take one step back to take two steps forwards.


VIDEO: Chip In seals victory for Senden at Innisbrook

A stunning chip-in on the 16th hole and ?the first hole of the infamous snake pit saw Australian veteran, John Senden win his first PGA title for 8 years at Innisbrook, Tampa Bay.?


Win a GolfBuddy LR3 Laser Rangefinder

Golfshake have teamed up with GolfBuddy to offer one lucky golfer the chance to win a GolfBuddy LR Laser rangefinder.?


Mizuno launches custom finishes on MP irons

Mizuno has unveiled the new range of customisation available on MP irons for it's customers. Mizuno customers will now have the abiltty to choose from a series of different finishes which will be conducted at the companies YORO factory in Japan.


Henley pinches Honda from in-form Mcilroy

Derek Clements reports on a amazing final days play at the Honda Classic and examines if Rory Mcilroy really is back to his best.


Henley triumphs over Mcilroy & Co. in extraordinary final day at the Honda

It was an amazing final day at the Honda which saw players experience triumph and disaster in equal measures. Russell Henley eventually completed an brilliant win in a playoff.


COBRA Golf release limited edition 'Masters' BIO CELL driver

COBRA Golf have announced the launch of a limited edition green BIO CELL driver to celebrate the up coming Masters tournament at Augusta National.


Tshwane Open winner, Ross Fisher - In The Bag

Ross Fisher has slowly been returning to form over the past few months, so it came as no surprise that he won the Tshwane Open at the weekend. We a take a look at what was in his bag.?


Win Stromberg trousers, shirt and belt

Golfshake have teamed up with Stromberg to offer one lucky golfer the chance to win a a pair of Lagos Trousers, a La Manga shirt and a Stromberg reversible belt.


Custom Fitting - Why the putter is all important!

Master clubmaker and manager of the European Senior Tour Van explains why golfers should be thinking about getting their putter custom fitted as a mater of course.?


Garcia's bizarre gimme

It will go down as one of the strangest incedents of 2014. Garcia gave Ricki Fowler a 20-foot putt in the middle of his match against the young American on Friday. Why? Well we are not really sure....


Simply not good enough - World's best not on show at WGC

Derek Clements shares his views on the absence of some the world's best players from the WGC Accenture Matchplay.?


Day triumphs in the desert, but Dubuisson steals the show

The WGC Accenture World Matchplay reached a thrilling climax in the deserts of Arizona. Jason Day ran out as the winne, but a Frenchman announced his arrival as world star.?


Dubuisson's star rising - Plays two of the greatest recovery shots you will ever see

Victor Dubuisson had showed hints of genius yesterday as he played two of the most incredible recovery shots you will ever see in the final of the Accenture World Matchplay.


European Seniors looking forward to returning to the Gainsborough

Some of the finest Senior golfers in the world are set to reyurn to Stoke by Nayland and the Gainsborough course this June in a bid to claim the Seniors PGA Championship.


The Algarve uncovered [Video]

Together with Golfbreaks.com we take a look at some of th best golfing destinations The Algarve has to offer including Viamoura, Quinta do Lobo and Vale do Lobo.


Northern Trust winner, Bubba Watson - In The Bag

Bubba Watson held on down the stretch at the Northern trust Open to win for the first time in 2 years. We take a look at what was In The Bag


Wrap-Up: Wonderful Walker notches hat trick of wins

Owen Davies wraps up the weeks tour action that saw Jimmy Walker continue an amazing run of form and George Coetzee fulfilled his huge promise by winning on the European Tour.


Adams Golf introduce XTD irons

Adams Golf have announced the launch of a brand new iron range - The XTD. As with all Adam's equipment there is a focus on cutting edge technology.


Adams Golf launch Pro Hybrid

Adams Golf have announced the launch of brand new Hybrid. The Pro Hybrid is designed to be played by players of all skill levels and incorporates the best of their hybrid designs to date.


2014 Volvo World Matchplay to be held at The London Club

Volvo, IMG and the European Tour ended speculation today when they confirmed that the 2014 Volvo World Match Play Championship will be played on the International Course at the London Golf Club from the 15th to the 19th October.


Bridgestone announce biggest ever UK advertising campaign

Following success in recent years both on tour and with amateur golfers, Bridgestone Golf is about to embark on it's biggest ever UK advertising campaign.\


Your perfect home? (Golf course included)

It is not often that you stumble accross your perfect property, but rightmove have just listed a property that would be many golfers perfect home. This is mainly because it comes with it's own course!


FootJoy launch new Spring/Summer performance apparel

FootJoy have announced the launch of a new range of performance apparel for Spring/Summer 2014.....


Kevin Stadler claims maiden victory on the PGA Tour

IT HAS been a long time coming, but 33-year-old Kevin Stadler finally joined his father, Craig, as a champion on the PGA Tour....


Nike launch new VRS Covert 2.0 irons

Nike Golf have announced the launch of the new generation of Covert irons - the VRS Covert 2.0. The new irons are aiming to emulate the success enjoyed by the original Covert model.?


Gallacher makes history in Dubai

Stephen Gallacher made history on Sunday in the desert when he became the first man ever to defen the Dubai Desert Classic..


Gallacher destroys the back nine in Dubai, leads by two

Stephen Gallacher looks set to defend the Dubai Desert Cassic following an amazing run of holes that saw shott -10 for his last 10 holes.


McIlroy misfires, but still leads in Dubai

After his error-free opening round, the Northern Irishman found it much harder in round two, but a birdie at the par-five 18th ensured he goes into the weekend at the head of affairs.


Woods eclipsed in Dubai as McIlroy runs riot

The Dubai Desert classic got off to a stunning start early on Thursday morning as Tiger and Rory went head to head in the desert. Both now sit in the top 10, but it was Rory who stole the show...


From club pro to world beater - Paul Wesselingh

When Europe's number one senior golfer Paul Wesselingh secured the John Jacobs Trophy for topping the European Senior Tour's order of merit, it completed a remarkable journey: not just for the Derby-based professional, but also for John Letters, the brand he played on tour


History of the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup returns to Scotland later this year and will be one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, but are you aware of the history of the Cup? How did it start and why? David Fredericks shares the history of the Ryder Cup


Hacker to single figures in one year - One Yorkshire golfers quest

Yorkshire golfer, Kevin Paver, a member of The Manor Golf Club in Drighlington, is embarking on a golfing challenge – to reduce his handicap from 21 to an official low single figure handicap in less than a year.?


Does Golf need a lot more of the 16th at Pheonix?

It is becoming one of the most iconic holes in golf. Is this because it is a great hole? Or is it because it is surrounded by water? No it is because it is the self proclaimed 'stadium hole'


Scott Stallings wins at Torrey Pines - In The Bag

Scott Stalling re-emerged from what can only be described as a mini slump to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. We take a look in his bag...


Out of season golfing destinations - [Info-graphic]

OnlineGolf have created a great info-graphic illustrating some of the key destinations that you can enjoy while the weather is cold and wet here at home.


Callaway launch new Supersoft ball

Callaway golf have announced the launch of a new ball for 2014 - The Callaway Supersoft. as the name suggests the new ball is manufactured at a compression to make it Callaway's softest ball ever..


Wilson Staff mark Centenary with new range

Wilson Staff are marking their Centenary year with some specialised equipment - The Wilson Staff FG Tour 100 and the Wilson Staff 8802 Putter.


Bridgestone introduce 'Hydro Core' to B-Series balls

Bridgestone Golf have introduced a new technology into their range of premium B-series balls. The new range of B-series ballsw ill feature a 'Hydro Core'


FootJoy introduce new HydroLite performance shoe

FootJoy have announced the launch of a brand new performance model golf shoe - The HydroLite.?


Arnold Palmer- Still the king of the castle

Derek Clements takes a look at the fascinating character that is Arnold Palmer. Why is Palmer loved by millions and why does he still make, well...millions


Scotty Cameron launch new Select and GoLo models

Titleist's Scotty Cameron have announced the addition of a series of new Select and GoLo putters.


Callaway introduce X2 Hot & X2 Hot + balls

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of a new range of balls - The Callaway X2 Hot and x2 Hot + . The new balls have been designed to promote long and penetrating ball flights.


Titleist launch new NXT Tour, DT SoLo and VELOCITY Ball

Titleist have announced a series of major upgrades to some their most popular balls. There will be new models of the NXT Tour NXT Tour S, DT SoLo and Velocity in 2014.


PUMA Golf introduce BIOFUSION Spikeless Mesh

PUMA Golf has announced the launch of a new spikeless golf shoe - The BIOFUSION Mesh. The new shoe is an evolution of the super light BIOFUSION TOUR.


Titleist launch Vokey Spin Mill 5 wedges

Titleist have announced the introduction of a new range of wedges - Vokey Spin Mill 5. The new wedges aim to deliver greater spin and control for increased performance levels.


Garmin launch G7 and G8 Approach Golf GPS

Garmin has announced the launch of two new Approach GPS units - The G7 & G8.


Greg Norman returns to COBRA

Greg Norman has re-joined COBRA Golf, a brand that he was synonymous with for long periods of his career. He enjoyed huge success with the brand in the 1990's when at the peak of his game.


Gourmet Society - Golfshake Member Offer

We know that lots of you love traveling away for your golf and are always on the lookout for great, cost effective places to eat and drink. That is why we have teamed up with the Gourmet Society to bring you this exclusive offer:


PING and Bubba in unique Sensor Cool glove endorsement deal

PING Golf have announced that 2012 Masters champion, Bubba Watson will wear their all new premium Sensor Cool glove throughout 2014.


Callaway enjoy winning start to 2014 with Reed and Larrazabal

Following a raft of new signings Callaway continued to make the news this year with wins for their staff players and all new Big Bertha Alpha driver on both the PGA and European Tour.?


SkyCaddie launch TOUCH and LINX at Orlando

This weeks sees the preview of a range of new products by SkyCaddie. The all new SkyCaddie TOUCH and Skycaddie LINX will demo at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando as well as a putting upgrade to the popular SkyPro swing analyzer.


European Seniors set to return to Stoke by Nayland in 2014

The oldest and most prestigious tournament on the European Senior Tour is returning to Stoke by Nayland from 5th to 8th June, bringing with it some of the world’s best senior golfers.


Abu Dhabi GC & Saadiyat Beach GC leading Golf Tourism in UAE

Golf rourism in the UAE is growing and leading the way are Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.


Rock, Lewis and Heath sign with Wolsey

Three of England's brightst talents have signed an agreement to wear Wolsey clothing. Wolsey are one of the oldest existing clothing companies in the world.


GolfBuddy LR3 Feature Review

GolfBuddy are well known for producing high quality GPS units and have been one of the market leaders in that category for some time. We review their first foray into the laser rangefinder market - The GolfBuddy LR3


European Tour Desert Swing [Infographic]

The European Tour's Desert Swing gets under way this week in Abu DHabi and to detail the rise of their the trio of premier tournaments they have realeased a new info-graphic.?


First look - Nike 'Play in the Now' campaign

Nike Golf have announced that a series of light hearted commercials will be aired in coming months in support of their new Nike Covert 2.0 Driver.


FootJoy introduce D.N.A. technology

FootJoy have announced a major new series of technologies which will bring a range of features and benefits to their consumers.


Cleveland launch 588 driver, fairways and hybrids

Cleveland golf have announced the launch of a new family of drivers, fairway woods and hybrids....


European Tour -Desert swing preview 2014

The European Tour's Desert Swing is slowly, but surely establishing itself as the stand out curtain raiser to each new season.


Srixon launch AD333 Tour

Srixon Golf have announced the launch of the all new AD333 Tour golf ball. The new ball is a 3-piece construction and aims to deliver tour-level precision combined with distance, control and feel.


Oosthuizen - Year start specialist

Louis Oosthuizen made yet another incredible start to the year in South Africa defending his Volvo Champions crow. Meanwhile Jimmy Walker completed a thrilling victory at the Sony Open in Hawaii.


Marcel Siem signs with Wilson Staff

German star Marcel Siem has joined Wilson Staff putting a full compliment of clubs in the bag starting this week at the Volvo Golf Champions Tournament in South Africa.


Odyssey Golf introduce White Hot Pro Havoc putter

Odyssey Golf have announced the launch of their latest putter - the White Hot Pro Havoc. The new putter features an ultra high MOI which helps to keep even more putts online.


Zach Johnson Tournament of Champions winner - In the Bag

Zach Johnson started 2014 the way he ended 2013 - with a win! He was victorious at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii. Take a look inside his bag..


OdysseyGolf launch Jailbird Putter

Odyssey Golf have announced the launch of a new Versa putter - The Jailbird. The new high MOI putter aims to deliver the next level of high contrast visionary alignment to all golfers..


2014 Trilby Matchplay Championship now open for entries

The search is on for the 2014 Trilby Matchplay Champion!?TheTrilby Tour ?are looking for the next Singles and Pairs Champions to win the title and broadcast it to the world on Sky Sports in a spectacular showdown - could it be you?


Stenson, English, Manassero join Callaway

Callaway Golf have announced a series of signings ahead of the 2014 season including promising youngsters Harris English and Matte Matteo Manassero. 2013 Fed-Ex and race to Dubai champion enrik Stenson has also joined team Callaway.


Favourites for the Abu Dhabi Championship

We take a look at the leading contenders as the European Tour arrives in Abu Dhabi with a star studded field including Rory McIlroy, Phil Muckelson, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson.?


Best new game improvement irons 2014

Manufacturers are always working hard to push the bar higher when designing new game improvement irons. 2014 has seen the launch of a series of most technologically advanced irons ever made including new models from Titleist, Callaway, COBRA and PING.


Best new fairway woods 2014

2014 has seen a wave of new fairway woods enter the market with many of golf's major manufacturers announcing new product in time for the start of season including Nike, Taylormade, Ping and COBRA.


Teeofftimes announce 2014 Society Group Giveaway

Leading online tee time provider, Teeofftimes have announce a new offer to reward society and group golf organisers.


PING Introduce Karsten TR Putters

PING have announced the launch of a new range of True Roll Putters for 2014. The Karsten models feature a series of classic head shapes, but ar milled on the face with True Roll technology.


Graham DeLaet signs with PUMA

GRaham DeLaet has signed with PUMA Golf and will now wear their apparel throughout 2014 including his signature Canadian Sunday outfit of red and white.?


PING announce new Karsten Hybrid/Iron Set

PING Golf have announced the launch of a new set of combot irons - The Karsten Hybrid/Iron set.?


PING introduce i25 Irons

PING Golf have announced the launch of the all new PING i25 Irons. The new irons are deigned to deliver forgiveness and distance with control for high quality shot making.


PING launch i25 driver, fairways and hybrids

PING have announced the launch of new family of product - The PING i25 range of drivers, fairways and hybrids..


Best new 2014 drivers

There have already been some exciting 2014 Driver launches. Callaway have re-introduced the Big Bertha, Nike are building on the success of Covert and in same vain Cobra have released the new BIo Cell. Other manufacturers have also upped their game for 2014.


Ernie Els signs with Adams Golf

Four time major champion Ernie Els has announced that hew will be making an equipment switch and will be playing Adams Golf with immediate effect. Els joins recent signing David Howell in the Adams stable.?


Champ Zarma Golf Cleats - Member review

For some years now, Champ have been producing some excellent accessories to the golf market. We sent Golfshake Chris Waterworth some of their latest Zarma cleats to try. Here is how he got on:


Srixon AD333 - Golfshake Member Test

Srixon Golf has enjoyed great success in recent years and is now one of the worlds leading golf ball manufacturers, so when we heard there was a new AD333 ball being launched we sent some on to Golfshaker Andy Pilcher to review..


Hyundai Tournament of Champions Preview

Golf bet tips are this week assessing the golf betting opportunities inthe field for the Hyumdai Tournanament of Champions, taking place at the Plantation Course at Kapalua, Hawaii.


Top 10 moments on the PGA Tour - 2013 [VIDEO]

It was another extraordinary year on the PGA Tour in 2013. Breakthrough major victories came from Adam Scott, Justin Rose and Jason Dufner. While Phil Mickelson took another step towards a career grand slam.


Callaway launches Speed Regime ball

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of a new family of golf balls - The Speed Regime. The new balls will deliver 'tour' performance to a range of different swing speeds.


Odyssey Golf launch Metal-X Milled putters

Odyssey Golf have announced the launch of their new Metal-X milled putters. The new range features Metal-X Roll Technology..


Bjorn wins the Nedbank - In the Bag

Thomas Bjorn claimed a huge cheque and his 15th European Tour title ?at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. We take a look at what was In The Bag.


Jiminez completes stand out year for Srixon

Miguel Angel Jiminez has added the icing to the cake in what has been a great year of success for Srixon on the world's main tours.


St Mellion offers revolutionary scholarship for young golfers

St Mellion is building for the future and is offering 25 young golfers a fantatic scholarship to include free membership and coaching for 25 youngsters.


Woods and Johnson in amazing finish to World Challenge [VIDEO]

Zach Johnson played an unbelievable final hole at the World Challenge to force a playoff with Tiger Woods...


Scotty Cameron introduce Futura X Dual Balance Mallet putter

Scotty Cameron have announced the launch of the latest Futura putter - The Futura X Balance Mallet.


Dyson receives suspended sentence and fine from European Tour

Simon Dyson has been handed down a reprieve from the European Tour following the hearing into his rules infringement in China earlier this year.


McIlroy & Rooney Nike Ordem shoot - Behind the scenes

Rory Mcilroy and Wayne Rooney recently teamed up to play some golf and have a kick a round while shooting a new video to celebrate the new Nike Ordem football.


Callaway launch Big Bertha Alpha

Callaway have announced the launch of their most technoligicaly advanced driver to date - The Callaway Big Bertha Alpha.?


Callaway Big Bertha is back!

Callaway have announced the return of their biggest ever name - The Big Bertha. The new Big Bertha has been updated and Callaway have packed it with the latest technology.?


St Enodoc offers Holywell Course Winter Special

The highly rated St Enodoc Golf Club has announced a winter special offering 'Golf &Grub' for just 25 pounds.


McIlroy and Schwartzel triumph with Nike VRS Covert 2.0 driver

Rory McIlroy answered his critics at the weekend with a stunning victory over Adam Scott in the Australian open. Meanwhile in South Africa fellow Nike athlete Charl Schwartzel claimed the No.1 spot at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.


Callaway release new 2014 driver teaser [VIDEO]

Callaway Golf have today released a new video teaser ahead of the launch of their new 2014 driver.


Mizuno offer 'satisfaction guarantee' on selected 2014 iron models

Mizuno Golf are offering all customers who purchase selected 2014 iron models a satisfaction guarantee.


PUMA Golf introduce new Monolite golf shoe

Puma Golf have announced the launch of their new Monolite golf shoe which weigh in at just 9.5oz making them one of the lightest golf shoes on the market..


PING introduces new Rapture Driving iron

PING Golf have announced the launch of the all new Rapture Driving iron. The heavily tungsten weighted iron is designed to deliver a low penetrating ball flight.


Nike launch VRS Covert 2.0 family of drivers

Nike Golf have announced the launch of their new VRS Covert 2.0 family of drivers. The new driver builds on the success of the world's first cavity back driver - The Nike VRS Covert.


Do you really know how far you hit the ball?

So do you know how far you hit the ball? Master Clubmaker Neil Cooke looks at how we can be sure how far we hit the ball and how most club set-ups are in need a of a tweak or two..


Adams Golf No.1 Hybrid on European Tour

Adams Golf has long enjoyed huge success on both the PGA and Champions Tour in the USA, but up until recently has not made a big impact in Europe. That has changed in 2013...


Peter Uihlein wins European Tour Rookie of the Year

Uihlein became the first ever non-European to win the Rookie of the year award and signals a growing amount of young Americans arriving to play the European Tour.


Viewer phone-in powers reduced by the R&A and USGA

Following the latest update to the decisions on the rules of golf, the R&A and USGA have made several major changes including one that impacts heavily on the issue of viewer phone-ins.


King Stenson rules supreme - European Tour 2013 wrap-up

Henrik Stenson ruled the roost in Europe in year that saw the European Tour's answer to the Fed-Ex Cup, The Final Series prove a success.


Gleneagles and the Ryder Cup - A Timeline [Infographic]

Gleneagles has the Ryder Cup at the heart of it's history, It hosted the first ever International Match between GB and the USA in 1921, so it is fitting the Scottish venue will host the 2014 Ryder Cup.


A look inside the new European Tour Performance Institute

Tour players are becoming fitter, stronger and faster to improve their games and a s result the European Tour has opened a series of Tour Performance Institutes including the lastest at Jumeirah Estates, Dubai.....take a look inside:


No McIlroy rift says McDowell - Still Ryder Cup Partners

Despite wide spread speculation, Graeme McDowell has denied that there is any rift between himself and fellow Northern irishman Rory McIlroy and looks forward to partnering him at the Ryder Cup.


Crown Golf aiming to convince more women to give golf a try

The UK's biggest Golf Course operator, Crown Golf has announced a campaign designed to convince more women to try golf for the first time.


Costa Daurada and LUMINE welcome IGTM

The Costa Daurada and LUMINE Mediterrnea Beach & Golf Community, one of Europe’s most alluring golf resorts officially opened doors today to international tourism suppliers, buyers and media for the annual golf travel industry showpiece – the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM).


Callaway X2 Hot range launched

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of the latest X Hot range of clubs - The X2 Hot. The new range is designed to increase speed off the face and in turn distance.


COBRA Golf launch BIO CELL Irons

COBRA Golf have announced a new family of Clubs - The BIO CELL. The family includes the COBRA BIO CELL irons which feature a range of Tungsten Technology to help you hit it longer.?


The Great European Tour Balcony Challenege

European Tour Stars Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, David Howell and Henrik Stenson took on the Balcony Challenge at this weeks DP World Championship


COBRA Golf launch BIO Cell Driver, Fairway woods and Hybrids

COBRA Golf have announced the launch of their new BIO CELL family of Drivers, Fairway woods and Hybrids.


Explosive start to the Turkish Airlines Open

The Turkish Open got off to an explosive start yesterday with the playing of a target challenge ?at the Maxx Royal Hotel. Martin Kaymer and Matteo Manassero went head to head in front of 2000 guests.


Golfers to have clubs built by Wilson Staff European Tour Manager

Vistors to the London golf Show will be offered the oportunity to have their clubs built and adjusted by the Phil Bonham, Wilson Staff's European Tour Manager. The Wilson Tour truck will be in use throughout the London Golf Show.


London Gets UK’s First Dye Designs Golf Course

One of the world’s top golf architects has pledged to create a spectacular new challenge for London’s golfers before the decade is out.


PING re-launch old favourite - The L8 stand bag

PING Golf have announced the revaival of an olf favourite - The L8 stand bag. The PING bag was the first golf bag to offer retractable legs and has now been updated for todays market.?


Surrey Professionals and Golf Partnership smash England Golf targets

The Surrey Golf Partnership, working with the counties Golf Professionals have smashed their half yearly England Golf target for the number of Get into Golf participants..


The World's best arrive in Turkey for the first time!

This week sees the first ever playing of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Check these great pics of the course and facilities including Tiger's Villa..


2014- A career defining year for McIlroy and Woods?

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have enjoyed mixed fortunes in 2013, Tiger has won 5 times, but has not major. Rory is winless. 2014 is shaping up to being massively important for the World's No1 & 2 players..


Cahit Sahin GM Montgomerie Maxx Royal Q&A on hosting the Turkish Airlines Open

The third event of the European Tour's Final Series, the Turkish Airlines Open will be played this week at the Montgomerie Max Royal Golf Club. We caught up with Cahit Sahin ahead of the event that will feature World No.1 Tiger Woods..


Westwood helps to raise £228'000 in aid of Help for Heroes

Lee Westwood, patron to the National golf Club Challenge has presented a large cheque to Help for Heroes on behalf of the popular national charity competition.


Dyson faces possible suspension for rules violation

According to reports England's Simon Dyson could be facing suspension following a rules violation at the first European Tour 'Final Series' event.


Tom Olsavsky joins COBRA GOLF as Vice President of R&D

COBRA PUMA GOLF announced today that Tom Olsavsky has joined the COBRA Golf team as Vice President of research and development.


St Mellion - Kernow Feature Review

St Mellion is the flagship resort of the largest UK course operator, Crown Golf. Nestled in the Cornish countryside it boasts two courses, The Nicklaus and the Kernow. Today we review the Kernow course


A look inside Titleist Golf Ball R&D

Titleist have released a fascinating video giving us a insiders view of their Golf Ball research and development.


4 Great Golf Fitness Tips

While being super-fit and Golf is words that have been associated with each other in the past, but with players on tour now getting in shape it ay be time for you to join them. Try these 4 great Golf Fitness tips for starters.


Stephen Creed wins Mid Amateur Order of Merit

Midlands golfer, Stephen Creed has won the Mid-Amateur Golf Tour Order of Merit 2013. TheTour is for Amateur golfers over the age of 35 and visits some of the best courses in the UK.


Challenge Tour players get set for Dubai finale

It is crunch time for the players of the Challenge tour, Europes second tier tour. The top players in the rankings will fight it out for a European Tour Card at the Dubai Festival City Challenge Grand Final which starts on 31st Oct.


Marshall and Thomas claim victories on the TP Tour

European tour player Andrew Marshall was a winner on the TP Tour at Royal Ashdown Forest?


Golf clubs see the benefit of Midland Golf Week

The Midland Golf week has had a huge impact on clubs in the Midlands. It generated nearly 300 new members injecting a large amount of cash into benefitting golf clubs.?


Stars gather for final World Golf Championship of 2013

The World's best players are gathering in China for the final World Golf Championship of the 2013 season.


2014 Open to be the most 'open' ever!

The R&A has announced major changes in the qualifying system for the 2014 Open Championship to be held at Royal Liverpool Golf Club..


Top 3 issues facing UK golf clubs today

UK golf clubs are under pressure! Membership numbers continue to fall and as result financial pressures are growing. We take a look at the top 3 issues that need addressing to reverse the trend.


Els puts final touches to Els Club, Teluk Datai

Ernie Els has visited his latest design project, The Els Club, Teluk Datai. The new course is being touted as the Southeast Asia's most exotic golfing experience.


Nike Golf launch Air Sport carry bag

Nike Golf have announced the launch of a brand new light-weight carry bag - The Nike Golf Air Sport. The new bag weighs in at just 2.3 kg...


Survey of PGA pros reveal worrying customer service levels at Golf Clubs

A recent poll of PGA professionals at the Golf Show in Harrogate revealed that the vast majority of pros feel that their golf club's customer service could be improved!?


[Info-graphic] European Tour - Final Series

2013 marks the first ever final series on the European Tour. Much like the PGA Tour Fed-Ex cup it will feature a series of 4 events culminating in the DP World Championship.


Teenage sensation Lydia Ko turns pro on......YouTube!

New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko has made the announcement that she is to turn pro and she did it via brilliant YouTube video with All-Black star Israel Dagg.?


Personalise your Titleist balls this Christmas for free!

Titleist are offering free personalisation of their Pro v1 and Pro v1x range of golf balls this Christmas - An ideal Christmis gift for the avid golfer..


TaylorMade Golf launch new SLDR fairways and rescues [VIDEO]

TaylorMade Golf have announced the launch of their SLDR fairway and rescue models. The new models follow hot on the footsteps of the highly successful SLDR driver?


COBRA Golf launch new Baffler combo set

COBRA Golf has announced the launch of their new Baffler combo set. The new irons feature over sized faces and havebeen created to make the game easier to enjoy.?


Cobra Golf launch new Baffler woods and hybrids

Cobra Golf have announced the launch of a brand new range of Baffler woods, hybrids and irons. The new driver features their largest ever face design.


Aldila Tour Blue and Tour Green shafts launched

Aldila has announced the launch of two new tour proven shafts - The Tour Blue and Tour Green. The shafts, which have proved popular on tour are both now availible through Aldilas network of retailers and club fitters.


Adams Golf launch XTD range of woods, hybrids and irons

Adams Golf has announced the launch of their latest family of clubs - The XTD. The new range has under gone rigorous testing to create their hottest face ever.


Lexi Thompson wins the Sime Darby LPGA - In The Bag

Lexi Thompson has long been hailed as a superstar in the making and it seesm she is living up to the billing. We take a look in the bag following her latest victory in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.


Wilson Staff announce the launch of the neXus carry bag

Wilson Staff have announced the launch of new, innovative carry bag - The NeXus. The new bag employs exo-frame technology that allows a lightweight aluminium frame to support the bag.


TP Tour Series winner set to compete with world stars

The end of the season has been a busy one for the players of the TP Tour series with a number of high quality events....


HSBC hail China as a major force in the future of golf

HSBC correspondent Lewine Mair details the extroidanry rise of golf in China and the events that make up some of the biggest stoips in World Golf..


Stars commit to WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament

The field for the upcoming WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament has been further strengthened this week with the likes of Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson all confirming their participation.?


The Shire launches Winter 2013/14 special offers

London Golf Club, The Shire has announced two special offers to tempt golfers this Winter. Reports suggest the Seve designed course has never been in better condition and now could be the time to take advantage..


When golf courses attack! [Infographic]

A great new info-graphic from Allianz shows the dangers of playing golf around the world including crocodile attacks and herds of kangaroos that halt play..


Nike launches new Method MOD putters

Nike Golf have announced the launch of their brand new Method MOD putters which feature news technology polymetal groove technology.


Have you ever hit a golf shot this lucky?

Phil Mickelson is known for his daring escapes, which he often pulls off, but a shot at the no.14 on the final day of Presidents Cup did not quite turn out as he intended..


Friendly, flexible and family orientated courses could double number of golfers

A new survey has revealed that the number of people playing golf in the UK could be doubled if clubs and courses were friendlier, encouraged families and offered greater flexibility and better playing conditions.


VIDEO - Presidents Cup Day 1 Round Up

The Presidents Cup got under way at Muirfield Village, Dublin Ohio yesterday. Check out the highlights from the day one fourballs..


PING introduces three new Scottsdale TR putters

PING have announced the addition of three new models to the Scottsdale TR range. The True Roll putters have gained fans in 2013 both on the Worlds Professional tour and in the amateur game.


Doing it for the team - A tale of two cups

Derek Clements shares his opinion on the differing player attitudes to the Presidents and Ryder Cup and asks why, if Seve was so revered were the European Tour so late in confirming the Seve Trophy..


Bridgestone Ball Fitting helping amateur golfers achieve winning results

Bridgestone Ball Fitting has proved to be a huge hit with UK golfers and throughout the season Bridgestone has been recieving tales of success by those that have attened ball fitting days.?


PING launch S55 players iron

PING Golf have announced the launch of their brand new S55 players irons. included in the tournament players that have switched to the new irons are Ryder Cup stars, Bubba Watson and Hunter Mahan.?


New technology trial at Crown Golf battles slow play

Crown Golf venue, Pine Ridge G.C has announced a trial of innovative software from the Greeni company. The Finnish brand have produced pace of play software which, they hope will revolutionise golf.


Footjoy to include XPS-1 in MyJoy program

FootJoy have announced the inclusion of the XPS-1 Golf Shoe in their MyJoy program. Golfers will now be able to customise their XPS-1 shoe with 1000's of options colour combinations available.


Nicklaus prefers President Cup format to Ryder Cup

While the Presidents Cup is a long way from having the same gravitas as the Ryder Cup, one thing it does do better is the format. That is the opinion of Jack Nicklaus..


Adams Golf celebrate Howell victory following recent switch

Adams Golf are celebrating a David Howell victory for the first time since he became an Adams player in May this year. Howell's victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was his first since 2006.?


Uihlein continues fairy tale year - In The Bag

David Howell tasted victory for the first time in 7 years at St Andrews on Sunday following a playoff win against you American sensation Peter Uihlein. We take a look at what Uiheil has had In The Bag in his fairy tale rooky year..


Scott questions future of the Presidents Cup

Masters Champion Adam Scott has questioned the future legitimacy of the Presidents Cup should the International team fail to win this weeks encounter..


Crown Golf moving with the times - Creates 'Freedom Play'

Crown Golf have announced the expansion of a revolutionary new membership that allows Golfers to purchase a low cost membership and then use credits to play, but there is a twist....


Titleist celebrate 2,013th Pro V1 victory

When Henrik Stenson sank his FedEx winning putt on the PGATour he also completed an amazing milestone for the Pro V1 ball..


Adams release new Idea Hybrid Irons (VIDEO)

Adams Golf have launched a brand new iron with some innovative technology - wraparound slots. Adams Golf has have announced a revolutionary new feature - wraparound slots.


Harrington and Lawrie launch new Wilson Staff range

Wilson Staff were joined by European Tour stars Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie to launch the new FG Tour M3 range of irons, hybrids and woods..


Adams Golf launch new Idea Hybrid irons

Adams Golf has annonced the launch of their new Idea hybrid irons. The innovative combo set features revolutionary wraround slots..


Autumn Swing underway on the TP Tour

The TP Tour launched into their Autumn Swing recently with the first event held at the Berkshire Golf Club on the 9th of September..


Celtic Manor to open new luxury holiday lodges

Celtic Manor have announced the opening of 10 new luxury holiday lodges. The new development will cost ?4.3M with work getting underway this week and due for completion Easter 2014..


Srixon AD333 launched

Srixon have announced the launch of their new AD333 ball for the 2014 season. The AD333 has proved hugely popular and is the UK's No.1 selling two piece ball.


Stenson's double delight ensures Titleist Pro V1 milestone

Henrik Stenson has completed a remarkable year which also marked a signifacnt milestone for the Titleist Pro V1 Golf Ball.


Tiger meets Finchem, discusses rules and viewer phone-ins

Tiger Woods met PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem the week of the 2013 Fed-Ex Cup Playoff Tour Championship to discuss the recent spate of rules infringement viewer 'call-ins.'


Nike Golf releases VR_S Covert Junior Set

Nike Golf has underlined their commitment to junior golf and launched a new Junior Set - The Nike VR_S Covert. The new is in line with the adult version of the clubs and features the same eye catching red colour scheme.


Nike VR Forged Pro Combo irons

Nike Golf have announced the launch of a brand new VR Forged Pro Combo irons. The new irons feature a series of updates and inprovements including a polymer-filled pocket cavity that delivers higher trajectory with forgiveness, superior sound and feel.


De Vere Slaley Hall Gears up to Host Hotly-Contested PGA Cup Matches

De Vere Slaley Hall is ready to welcome leading club professionals from both sides of the Atlantic for the highest-profile golf event in the North East this year.


Record Numbers take part in 2013 Golf Factor

Golf Factor, the junior golf talent search, has gone from strength to strength and 2013.


Joost Luiten - In The Bag

Joost Luiten completed a popular home victory by winning the KLM Open and the third title of his career. We take a look at what he had in the bag...


Zach Johnson BMW Champion - In The Bag

Zach Johnson's late charge at the third Fed-Ex Cup Playoff event, the BMW Championship, saw him claim the title and move to No.4 in the rankings. We take a look at what he had In The Bag...


WGC-HSBC Champions Return Hails Dawn of New Era for Asian Golf

WGC-HSBC Champions is set to reinforce its reputation as ‘Asia’s Major’ with the announcement of the highest quality field of golfers ever assembled in Asia.


Two new Wildcard picks for Presidents Cup next month

Fred Couples definitely knows what he’s doing when it comes to picking his squad, but having been so bang on for the last two Presidents Cup tournaments, does the fact that he’s breaking from the usual and throwing in a couple of wild cards cause concern?


Jim Furyk shoots 59 at the BMW - Highlights

Jim Furyk signed for an amazing 59 at the third Fed-Ex cup event of 2013. Here are the best bits..


Titleist launch 714 CB and MB Irons

Titleist have announced the launch of the 714 CB and MB models. The new forged models will be released for general sale in early November 2013.


Titleist launch new AP1 and AP2 irons

Titleist have announced the launch of the new AP1 and AP2 models which are part of the highly anticipated 714 family of clubs. The new iron is due for release in November.


Golf Monthly announced as Official Media Partner for the London golf Show

Golf Monthly have signed an agreement to become the Official Media Partner of the London Golf Show 2013. The distributed monthly glossy magazine will be used to promote and market the event in the coming months.?


Cobra launch new Tour Trusty wedge

COBRA Golf have announced the launch of their latest range of wedges - The Tour Trusty. The new wedges were developed with the help of COBRA Tour players including Rickie Fowler and Ian Poulter.


FootJoy launch of new FJ Sport colour options

FootJoy has announced the launch of two new colour options for their hugely popular FootJoy Sport range of golf shoe. The new Lime & black options are due for release in September 2013...


Powakaddy support helps England claim Home Internationals Crown

Powakaddy have supported England to the Home internationals title. England claimed the Raymond Trophy following victory over Wales, Scotland and Ireland at Ganton Golf Club.


Tommy Fleetwood - Johnnie Walker Champion - In The Bag

Tommy Fleetwood won his first European Tour event by capturing the Johnnie Walker Championship at 2014 ryder Cup venue, Gleneagles. We take a look inside his bag.


Adam Scott - Barclays Champion - In The Bag

Adam Scott is fast turning his year from a great one to a career defining one! Following his impressive victory in the first Fed-ex Playoff event, the Barclays we take a look in his bag.


European Tour 2014 schedule announced

The European Tour has announced it's schedule for the first 15 tournaments of the 2014 season including the new EURASIA Cup.


Scott Brown's cart path miracle eagle

First round at the 2013 Barclays saw Scott Brown make one of luckiest eagles you will ever see after bouncing his tee shot off a cart path in the middle of a lake and making eagle as a result.


Golf psychology techniques help pupils boost GCSE results

The same techniques that are used in golf psychology have also been used to successfully to boost pupils GCSE results at a London School.


Hutsby and Brown share Gatton Manor Kronenbourg Open crown

The latest stop on the TP Tpur saw players competing in the Gatton Manor Kronenbourg Open . Tough competition saw low scoring a tie for the overall first prize.


Ouch! Tiger crippled by back pain at the Fed-ex. Drops to his knees

Tiger Woods was crippled by a back spasm on Sunday at the first Fed-Ex Cup playoff event leading to questions about his ability to complete his season..


Stay, Play and Watch at the 2014 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

The 2014 Abu Dhabi Championship has launched an initiative to encourage golfers to 'Stay, Play and Watch' at the championship that will feature some of the best players in the World.


De Vere Slaley Hall all set for 2013 PGA Cup

De Vere Slaley hall is ready to welcome the GB&I and USA professional golfers that will contest the 2103 PGA Cup - A Ryder Cup style event played bewtween the very finest club Pros from both sides of the Atlantic.?


PING celebrates Zoe Mahan's birth with a Gold Putter

PING Golf has presented Hunter Mahan with a very special putter following the recent birth of his daughter Zoe Mahan.?


GOLFBOO announces 'above expectation' growth

GOLFBOO - The new 'international search engine for golf' which uses Golfshake reviews has grown their available packages to over 3500, the largest in the industry.?


Play in the Lindner Mallorca Golf Trophy

This Winter you could be playing two of Mallorca's finest championship course, Son Gual and Alacanda in the Lindner Mallorca Golf Trophy


Powakaddy on a roll following successful first year with new owners

PowaKaddy golf, one the worlds foremost electric trolley manufacturers are celebrating a successful first year under the new ownership of David Catford and John deGraft-Johnson


ECCO Golf special edition BIOM Golf Natural Motion

ECCO Golf have announced the launch of a special edition BIOM Natural Motion shoe using a material developed in the auto markets and refined by their R&D teams.


Englishman Fitzpatrick wins US Amateur as Walker Cup team is announced

Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick has claimed the biggest prize in US Amateur Golf by winning the USGA Amateur Championship. Shortly after his victory the 2013 GB&I Walker Cup squad was announced.


Founder of Adams addresses industry issues

Barney Adams, founder and CEO of adam's Golf has, in an open letter addressed some of the issues facing golf today...


Kikkor founder aims for Big Break with Super Bowl Star

James Lepp, the founder of Kikkor shoes wiil once again be appearing on the Golf Channel's Big Break series and this time he will be teaming up with Super Bowl winning quaterback Mark Rypien.


National Repair your Pitchmark Day proves a hit with Golfers

A campaign on Twitter - National Repair Your PitchMark Day has proved a hit with golfers, golf courses, greenkeepers and celebrities.


Dufner completes PGA Grand Slam of Golf line up

Jason Dufner has competed the line up for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf following his victory and maiden major title win at Oak Hill. The USPGA Champion will play for the $1.35 Million purse.


Play your way to Pebble Beach with Urban Golf

Urban golf, London's premier indoor golfing experience have launched a competition to find London's best golfer and golfing pair with the winners receiving a trip of a lifetime!


Kartel launches new collection - G-Mac by Kartel

Irish clothing brand Kartel has announced the launch of their G-Mac by Kartel Autumn collection. The new collection is manufactured using performance fabrics and designed in Ireland.


Jason Dufner 2013 USPGA Champion - In The Bag

We take a look inside the 2013 USPGA Champions bag and find out what setup Jason Dufner used to claim his maiden major win.


Dufner fights off the Demons - Wins the USPGA

Jason Dufner has won the USPGA Championship, but it was not all plain sailing as he fought the demons of the USPGA he lost to Keegan Bradley at Atlanta Athletic Club in 2011


Titleist celebrate success at 2013 majors

Titleist are celebrating after being named the number one ball in all four of golf's majors in 2013.


USPGA Sunday hole location chosen by website users

The PGA of America has announced the hole location to be used on the 15th at Oak Hill during the final round of the USPGA Championship. It was choosen in a first of it's kind vote by PGA.com website users..?


SkyCaddie Watch Review - SkyCaddie Member Test

We sent Golfshaker Kamal Lakani onto the golf course to try and test the all new Skycaddie Watch. The new SkyCaddie Watch was launched as part of the SkyCaddie Sports Series of products...


Feature Review - Brampton Park Golf Club

We sent two Golfshaker's Matt Holbrook and Kamal Lakhani to Brampton Park Golf Club in Cambridgeshire to play and review the parkland course..


Hiseman launches Magic Hour Photography

Successful Golf PR/Media company Hiseman Ltd have announced the launch of their new dedicated golf photography business - Magic Hour Photography


Mickelson ditches the driver, Rory searches for inspiration

Reports from the USPGA suggest that Phil Mickelson will once again leave out his driver and 'frankenwood' in order to carry his Open wining 3 wood.?


GREENi Golf strikes a blow in the slow play battle

GREENi has created a revolutionary App that has been proven to speed up the pace of play while offering golfers a range of great features and tools..?


Nike announce and IRM announce partnership

Nike Golf and IRM, the operator of the largest group of Jack Nicklaus designed courses across Europe have announced a partnership that will see Nike equipment and apparel exclusively stocked in their pro shops.?


Pinpointgolf launches on CrowdCube.com

An innovative new golf product is aiming to bring it's multi-ball tracking radar to market with the hemlp of crowdfunding website, CrowdCube.com allowing you to own a piece of the fledging golf technology company.?


The only way is Bubba - Prepares for the USPGA

The world of Bubba Watson is a strange place! Check out his latest video in prearation for this weeks final major - The USPGA Championship?


Powakaddy and England Golf offer ultimate coaching experience

Powakady have teamed up with England Golf to offfer one lucky winner and guest the coaching experience of a lifetime at Woodhal Spa Golf Club..


R&A launch online Rules Academy

The R&A have launched a brand new scheme to help you improve your knowledge of the rules. The Rules Academy is an online resource that offer videos, images and diagrams..


The new trend on tour - Naming your irons

It was only a matter of time! It seems that naming your irons may be the new trend on tour. A picture tweeted by Callaway's Vice President of Sports Marketing shows a set produced for Luke List..


John Letters TR47 Review - Golfshake Member Test

We take a look at the brand new John Letters TR47 range. Golfshakers Matt Holbrook and Kamal Lakhani joined us at Direct Golf Cambridge to put the new range through it's paces.


Greats of the game appeal for Park recognition

With Inbee Park getting ready for her assault of the Old Course, St Andrews, some of the greats of the Women's game are call for her to receive more recognition for her amazing achievements in 2013.


PGA and LET Tour success for Bridgestone

Bridgestone are celebrating two victories over the weekend with their players who used different versions of the Bridgestone B330 to seal wins on the PGA and LET Tour's...


Explanar re-launch innovative training aid worldwide

Explanar, the training aid that has bee used by 10'000's to improve their golf have announced a global re-launch following a re-structuring of the company.


Park prepares to make History

Inbee Park is making her final preparations in her bid to create histroy and become the first ever Golfer to win four majors in a calender year


Canadian open Champion - Brand Snedeker - In The Bag

Brandt Snedeker captured the Canadian Open this weekend in fine style to continue an impressive season on the 2013 PGA Tour. We take a look at what he had - In The Bag


Rory McIlroy - 2012 USPGA Champion (VIDEO)

We take a look back at Rory McIlroy's amazing win at the 2012 US PGA Championship - the years final major. Mcilroy entered the event at Kiawah Island in 2012 with little form and won by a record margin.


TaylorMade SLDR is launched

TaylorMade Golf have announced the launch of a brand new driver - The TaylorMade SLDR which features some innovative technology allowing greater player control over the club's centre of gravity.


Ryder Cup Star set for TP Tour at Gatton Manor

Gatton Manor Golf Club is preparing to host the latest event on the TP Tour which will see former Ryder Cup star Ronan Rafferty tee it up in a bid to take the title.?


Motocaddy release their lightest ever cart bag

Motocaddy have announced the realease of their lightest ever cart bag - The Lite-series. Weighing it at only 2.1kg.


Win a Team in the ISPS Handa Wales Open Pro-Am

Would you like to play in the ISPS Handa Wales open Pro-Am? Tournament organisers are offreing a spot for one full team to play in the Pro-Am..


FootJoy launch FJ Spectrum - A range of premium coloured gloves

FootJoy have added a splash of colour to their glove collection this summer with the launch of the FootJoy Spectrum range of glove which are available in a multitude of colours.


PGA Championship launch innovative 'Pick the hole Location Challenge'

The PGA Championship have launched a major new innovation to eductae fans on the process of picking hole locations for tournament golf. Fans will be able to vote on a hole location to be used atthis years final major...


Adams Golf Brings Back The Legend – Tight Lies Fairway Woods

Adams Golf has announced the return of an old favourite - The Adams Tight Lies fairway woods. The Tight lIes was the club that made Adams ffamous in the mid 90's.


Golf Pride record another major success!

Golf Pride have announced that they are again the number one used grip at The Open. A total of 81% of competitors used a Golf Pride grip at Muirfield.?


London Golf Show launch new look website

The London Golf Show have launched a brand new website ahead of this years show which is due to be held at Earls Court from the 8th -10th November at Earls Court.?


2013 Open Champion - Phil Mickelson - In The Bag

Phil Mickelson won the Open championship, in part with two amazing three wood shots on the 17th at Muirfield. We take a look insied Phil Mickelson's bag and find out what is so special about THAT 3 wood.?


Mickelson Magic at Muirfield

We reflect on a truly brilliant 142nd Open Championshaip at Muirfield where Phil Mickelson joined the all time greats with his 5th major..


Worrying drop in Open attendance

There has been a significant drop in the attendance figures for this years Open Championship. Derek Clements reports...


Cabrera and Scott still within striking distance at Muirfield

Angel Cabrera have some major pedigree between them and both displayed that they can play some seriously good golf under pressure at this years Masters. Both are well within striking distance heading into Open Sunday...


A day at The Open with Poulter and Bubba

Derek Clements reports from Muirfield on a pairing that saw two of the games most flamboyant personalties come together to play some entertaining, but scrappy golf.


The Open - Day 2 Wrap Up

Reporting from Muirfield Derek Clements wraps up this mornings play of Day 2 of The Open...


McIlroy slump a mystery...even to himself!

Following a shocking first round 79 from Rory McIlroy that included a series of bad mental errors he faced the media in an extraordinary press conference.?


Fancy an Open Flutter?

Picking out a winner in the golf is always difficults so here are a few betting tips for this years Open Championship at Muirfield...


Mid-Am Golf announces new Order of Merit format for 2014

The Mid Amateur golf Tour has announced improvements to their Order of Merit for the 2014 season. The Mid-Am circuit has grown in strength in recent years and is open to golfers over 25 years of age.


Top 10 awkward Open moments!

We countdown the Top 10 awkward Open moments, including an angry Welshman, an embarrassed Tiger and a cringe worthy Englishman..


Callaway Golf celebrate launch of Optiforce driver at The Open

Cllaway Golf have celebrated the launch of their brand new Optiforce drive by hosting a speed-themed Monday night party with staff players at The Open


Tiger Woods Top 10 Open Moments (VIDEO)

Tiger Woods is still the man to beat entering this years Open. He already has three claret jugs to his name and he will be hoping to add a fourth to his trophy cabinet at Muirfield. We countdown the his Top 10 Open Moments


Win Open tickets and limited edition Wilson Irons

Wilson Golf have a very special prize to celebrate this years Open Championship. On lucky winner will recieve a set of limited edition D-100 irons and two tickets to the final days play at Muirfeild.


Hurry! Ryder Cup ticket deadline a week away

Fans hoping to to attend the 2014 Ryyder Cup at Gleneagles are being reminded that they have only one week left to apply for tickets for the big event....


Mickelson beats Grace to Scottish Open title - In The Bag

Phil Mickelson prepared for the Open in the perfect way by winning the Scottish Open on Sunday. He beat South african sensation Branden Grace in a sudden death playoff. We take a look in both mickelson's and grace's bag...


John Letters launch TR47 range

John Letters have launched a major new product range - The TR47. The range includes irons, wedges, hybrids, airways and drivers. It replaces the highly successful T9+ range.?


Nailcote Hall plays host to Par3 drama on the TP Tour

The TP Tour visited Nailcote Hall for the 2013 British Par 3 Championship Qualifier. Nailcote's Par 3 course which has drawn comparisons with Augusta saw 60 competitors shoot out for 6 spots.?


YOUR1 Summer with TaylorMade Golf

TaylorMade Golf are celebrating the British summer and the success of their R1 driver with the launch of their YOUR1 campaign. The campaign will see 1000's of prizes given away through TaylorMade's Twitter and Facebook profiles.


McDowell wears ECCO en-route to French Open win

ECCO Golf are celebrating the success of staff player Graeme McDowell following his victory in the French Open at le Golf National.


Golf Gladiators promises drama as pros shootout for 50k first prize

An innovative new format for professional golf has been announced - Golf Gladiators will take place at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club and will carry a huge first prize!


Odyssey Golf launch ProType iX putter range

Odyssey Golf have announced the launch of the all new ProType iX range of putters. The new putters have been created with input and feed back for tour pros such as Phil Mickleson..


Princes Golf Course applauded by Amateur Championship players and organisers

Princes Golf Club, which recently co-hosted the Amateur Championship with Royal Cinque Ports, has been applauded by both players and organisers involved in the event.


McDowell wins at Le Golf National - In The Bag

Graeme McDowell has won his third event of season following victory at 2018 Ryder Cup venue, Le Golf National in the French Open. We take a look at was in the Popular Northern Irishman's bag.?


Countdown to the Open - Tom Watson

The R&A continue their build up to The Open with the release of their latest short videos. This time it is Tom Watson that features:


Lynx Golf launch new Boom Boom 2 golf balls

Lynx Golf have announced the lanch of their latest product - The lynx Boom Boom 2 Golf Ball. Lynx have specialy developed the new bal to work in tandem with tehir super-hot Bppm Boom 2 clubs.?


Nike FI Impact Golf Shoe

Nike have announced the launch of the Nike FI Impact in both Mens and Ladies Golf Shoe. Both Tiger Woods and Susan Pettersen have had a role in developing the new Nike performance golf shoe.


Countdown to the Open - Tiger Woods

The R&A continue their build up to The Open with the realease of their latest short video. This time it is Tiger Woods that features..


Callaway launch FT Optiforce Drivers and Fairways

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of two new products - The FT Optiforce Driver and Fairway wood. The new FT Optiforce Driver will offer loft and lie adjustability.


Titleist launch new Scotty Cameron Futura X putter

Scotty Cameron has created some brilliant putters through the years, but the Titleist Scotty Cameron Futura X may be one of his proudest creations as it helped long term Titleist staffer, Adam Scott claim his maiden Masters title in April.?


French Open Preview and Picks

Golf's French Open has always been a big week, but in recent years it has carried a massive prize fund and this week is no different with a total purse of 3 Million Euros!


Wrap Up - Casey leaves Irish eyes smiling

We take a look at the weeks golfing highlights including the comaback of Paul Casey and a win that sees South Korea's Inbee Park on the verge of golfing history.?


Bill Haas seals victory at the AT&T - In The Bag

Bill Haas joins an elite group of players who have one at least one event over the past for seasons following his win at the AT&T National.?


Marshall wins at Woburn on TP tour

The TP tour has continued to be hugely popular throughout the early summer and has also visited some more quality course including Woburn, where European Tour Andrew Marshall triumphed in the individual competition.?


Paul Casey wins in Ireland - In The Bag

Paul Casey is back! He won the Irish Open on Sunday with an impressive dislay including a last hole eagle. We take a look at what Casey had in his bag for his comeback victory.?


Poulter talks COBRA MyFly technology (VIDEO)

Rickie Fowler is joined by fellow COBRA staffers Ian Poulter and Anna Nordqvist to talk about how they use MYFly technology when on tour..


COBRA PUMA launch STYLECADDIE

COBRA PUMA have announced the launch of brand new App for IOS and Android to help you create your favorite style for the fairways.


Callaway launch Mack Daddy 2 wedges

Callaway golf have announced the launch of their new range of Mack Daddy 2 wedges. The new wedges feature wider grooves for more spin and are currently used by Phil Mickleson.?


Rory v The Robot (Jeff)

Rory Mcilroy takes on Jeff the Robot in the washing machine challenge! Find out who comes out on top...


Royal and Awesome announce support for trick-shot specialist

Royal and Awesome, the spectacular Scottish clothing brand have announced that they have joined forces with trick-shot specialist Rob Brown.


Wilson D-100 - Feature Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies reviews Wilson's D-100 Game improvment Irons.


ST Mellion set to celebrate 25 years with series of events

St Mellion International Resort is celebrating it's 25th anniversary this year and to make sure it is an occasion to remember they are planning a series of events.


Nicklaus talks St Mellion on 25th Anniversary

Jack Nicklaus gives a fascinating interview to St Mellion on the 25th Anniversary of the clubs creation. The Nicklaus designed St Mellion Course is celebrating it's 25th Birthday this July.?


Lamkin i6 3Gen Grip review

Tried and tested - The Lamkin i6 3Gen. Lamkin Golf are one of the top grip manufacturers in the world. We were lucky enough to be given the chance to try and test any grip in their range..


Countdown to the Open - Nick Faldo

The R&A continue to countdown to the 2013 Open at Muirfiled. Check out this fantastic short video featuring Nick Faldo.


Irish Open Preview and Picks

The European Tour is set for one of it's biggest weeks of the year as the Irish Open returns to Carton House. Check out this weeks preview, fantasy and bettuing picks..


Koepka earns promotion from the Challenge Tour thanks to hat trick of wins

American Brooks Koepka has earnt his European Tour card in one of the more unusual ways, by claiming his third win of the year on the Challenge Tour. The definitive victory came at the Scottish Hydro Challenge.


Els reigns supreme in Germany - In the Bag

Ernie els is celebrating another win the European Tour and will be hoping that victory in Germany is the perfect preparation for next months Open Championship at Muirfield. We take a look at what is in the 'Big Easy's' bag.


Four lucky golfers are Masters bound thanks to Golfbreaks.com

Four lucky golfers have won a holiday of a lifetime to the 2014 Masters thanks to Golfbreaks.com. The two married couples won their dream holiday thanks to a booking they made with Windsor based golf holiday company.


Countdown to the Open - Seve Ballesteros

The R&A continue to countdown to the 2013 Open at Muirfiled. Check out this fantastic short video featuring Seve Ballesteros..


Free cart bag when you upgrade to Powakaddy Freeway range

Powakaddy are offereing anyone who upgrades to any new verion of the Powakaddy Freeway Family a brand new PK cart bag.


Lynx Golf launch Boom Boom 2 fairway woods

Lynx has followed the launch of its Boom Boom 2 Driver with the announcment that it will also be releasing fairway woods and hybrids.


SteelFiber shafts making an impact on both sides of the Atlantic

SteelFiber shafts have become a standard choice in recent years for many US Tour Pros and now they are making an impact in Europe. We take a look at what their range has to offer.?


BMW International Open betting and fantasy picks

It is another massive event on the European Tour this week as the stars descend on Munich for the BMW International Open. My Sports Tips detail their betting and fantasy picks for the event.?


US Open Champion, Justin Rose - In The Bag

We take a look inside the bag of 2013 US Open Champion, Justin Rose.


Justin Rose US Open Champion- A story of redemption

Justin Rose finally realised his potential at Merion on Sunday. He has completed a redemption story that has seen him slowly progress from the worst possible start to his career to US Open Champion.


FootJoy launch new Contour Casual MyJoys

FootJoy have announced the launch of the inclusion of their Contour Casual range in the MyJoy program. You will now be able to customise their spikeless shoe in any of 1.6 million different design combinations.


Countdown to the Open - Lee Trevino

The countdown to the Open is on and to celebrate the R&A have released their first 'countdown' video - Lee Trevino


TP Tour results round-up - Liphook, Stoke Park and Langley Park

The TP Tour is now in full swing. Here is a round up of the latest results from Liphook GC, Stoke Park GC, Langley GC and East Sussex National GC.


Titleist celebrate 65 years as No.1 ball at the US Open

Titleist golf are celebrating a huge milestone. They have now been the No.1 ball at the US open for the past 65 years! Congratulations Titleist!


Ping Collection launch summer shorts range

Ping Collection have announced the launch of their 2013 range of shorts apparel. The new range has a focus on performance in line with golfs increasingly athletic image.\


US Open Course Review (VIDEO)

Golfing world chats to some of this years contenders for the US Open about their thoughts on Merion GC.?


TW'14 new Tiger Ad - The Sport of Golf

The Sport of Golf is Nike's latest Tiger Woods TV ad and features Golf's No.1 star competing in a multitude of sports settings.


Inbee Park - LPGA Champion - In The Bag

Inbee Park collected the third major of her career at the weekend via a sudden death playoff at the Wegmans LPGA Championship. We take a look in her bag and find out what clubs she used.


Joost Luiten - In The Bag

Joost Luiten claimed his second European Tour victory at the weekend by winning the Lyoness open, we take a look at what he had In The Bag


Top 8 contenders for the US Open

Guest article form My Sports Tips counting down the top 8 contenders for this years US Open at Merion G.C.


GOLFBOO - New golf holiday comparison site launched

A new site hoping to revolutionise the golf holiday market has launched. GOLFBOO aims to help golferers find their perfect golfing holiday at the right price.


TW'14 - Tiger talks shop with Nike innovation director (VIDEO)

Tiger Woods new TW'14 shoe seems to have been more engineered than a NASA space rocket. Check out this video with him going through the testing process with Nikes innovation director.


2013 Fairway Woods

With many of the major manufacturers releasing new families of clubs, 2013 has been a fantastic year for fairway woods with many new models recieving rave reviews. Here is our overview of the best brands on the market..


Pine Ridge GC plans massive 20th Anniversary celebrations

One of the leading pay and play destinations in the country - Pine Ridge GC is planning a huge weekend of celebrations for its 20th Anniversary.?


Greenkeepers banned from wearing stilettos at Milford Golf Club

No doubt you have heard of golf marathons in the aid of charity, but it is not often that they are played in drag! That is exactly what two greenkeepers from Milford G.C are planning in support of cancer research.


Lee Janzen DQ'd from US Open for wearing spikes

Former US Open Champ, Lee Janzen was DQ'd on Monday from a US Open sectional Qualifier for wearing the wrong type of footwear.


Nikon number one rangefinder at BMW PGA Championship

Nikon Golf has continued it's impressive success and has now been confirmed the number one rangefinder at the BMW PGA Champinship - The European Tours flagship event


Dave Pelz holes 200ft putt!!

Short game guru dave Pelz holes and unbelieveable 200ft putt while shooting a tips video. Fair to say he is quite surprised..


Memorial Champion - Matt Kuchar - In The Bag

Matt Kuchar held his nerve down the stretch to claim one of the biggest events on the PGA Tour- The Memorial. We take a look inside his bag.


Lyoness Austrian Open Preview

The Lyoness Austrian Open returns to the Diamond Golf Club this week and with the defending champion, Bernd Wiesberger in fine form the home fans could be treated to another fairytail victory.?


13 year old Emily Price becomes European Champion

A 13 year old from Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club has become US Kids European Champion. Emily Price won the US Kids European Championship at Gullane Golf Club.?


US OPEN Video Preview

The US Open returns to legendary layout - Merion G.C from the 13-16th June. Check this video preview from the USGA of the years second major.


Choi puts Mizuno irons in play straight from the rack!

PGA tour pros can have pretty much any club in the world and for free! So it was a bit of a surprise when K.J. Choi bought a set straight from the rack and put them in play!


TaylorMade R1 Black - Limited Edition

The TaylorMade R1 is back in black and has been launched as a limited edition with an Aldila RIP Phenom shaft. It is TaylorMade's first black driver for nearly 3 years.


Nike Golf launches new VR Forged Wedges

Nike Golf has announced the launch of a new range of forged wedges - The Nike VR. The wedge is a result of the popular Nike VR Pro range of clubs.?


In The Bag - Matteo Manassero

Folllowing his stunning win at the BMW PGA Championship we take a look inside the bag of Matteo Manassero.


Seve statue stands proud at The Shire

A new statue of Severiano Ballesteros now stands overlooking The Shire Golf Club, London. The Shire which was designed by Seve commissioned the statue following what would have been the Spaniards 56th birthday.?


New tour set to start with a bang at St Mellion

A new tour begins at the highly acclaimed St Mellion Golf Club, Cornwall on Tuesday. The new English Tour has the distinction of hosting both professional and amateur golfers.


Keep your cool like Kaymer

Martin Kaymer's winning putt at the Ryder Cup in Medinah was one of the European Tour's all time iconic moments, but just how difficult was that putt?


'Groove and Improve' with SkyPro swing analyser

Sky Golf the the makers of SkyCaddie GPS units have announced the launch of their brand new SkyPro personal swing analyser and training tool.?


David Howell joins forces with Adams Golf

Adams Golf has announced the signing of former Ryder Cup player David Howell. The announcement was made at the BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth.


Bloodhound Driver to attempt World Record

A British team is planning an attempt on the world long drive record that has stood for 10 years and belongs to Karl Woodward.?


Justin Rose stars in 3D on Today's Golfer anniversary cover

Justin Rose is to feature on the cover of Today's Golfer 25th Anniversary issue, but this cover is a bit special, it is in 3D!..


World Matchplay Championship - Graeme McDowell - In The Bag

Following Graeme McDowell's stunning victory in the World Matchplay Championship we take alook inside the Northern Irishmans bag..


Luke Donald - The Moment

Luke Donald in a inspirational short film talking about how he practices and what it is like to get into the zone.


PING launch iPING putter app for Galaxy S III

PING Golf have anounced the launch of their innovative iPING putter app for the Samgsung Galaxy S III. The App will be available from the Google Play store.


NIKE launch TW'14 shoe with revolutionary NIKEiD design

NIKE Golf have announced the launch of their brand new Tiger Woods golf shoe - The TW'14. In addition the shoe will be available on NIKEiD allowing full customisation for consumers.


Volvo World Matchplay is drawn as players descend on Thracian Cliffs

The Vovlvo World Matchplay starts this week with the a strong international field assembling to fight it out for the coverted title over the stunning Thracian Cliffs, Bulgaria.


PUMA Faas Lite - Rickie Fowler stars in new video

PUMA recently announced the lauch of their new ultra lightweight Faas Lite performance golf shoe. Check out this new video featuring the Faas Lite and PUMA staff player Rickie Fowler.


Gleneagles and the Ryder Cup - The History

Gleneagles boasts a long tradition of hosting world class golf tournaments through from the start of the 20th century to next years Ryder Cup.The MD of Gleneagles Hotel talks us through the connections between Gleneagles and the Ryder Cup.


ECCO Golf announce expansion of revolutionary street shoe

ECCO Golf have announced the expansion of the ECCO street golf shoe range for 2013. ECCO street is recognised by many as being responsible for creating the first ever casual golf shoe.


Top 10 players never to win the US OPEN

The US Open is one of the biggest prizes in golf, but for may of the worlds's best it has remained elusive. The PGA Tour counts down the top 10 players never to win the US OPEN.


Plans in place for new British Mid Amateur Championship

Plans are underway to create a new British Mid Amateur Championship following the demise of the R&A run event in 2007. The R&A has backed the project being planned by midamgolf.co.uk


Povey, Gee and Heath become the latest to win on the TP Tour

The TP Tour continued this month with two events, firstly at Hanbury Manor and secondly at Ealing. The event at Ealing was a unique team pro event featuring a stong field of touring professionals.


Your deal to play the 2014 Ryder Cup Course this Summer

Gleneagles are offering you and your friends the chance to play at the 2014 Ryder Cup venue. The twilight deal offers significant savings when booking a round at the famous Scottish venue.


Kiwis take in the Belfry Test ahead of Lords showdown

The New Zealand Test Match Squad took on the challenge of the Belry this week while taking a break from their preperations for the first Test v England. 


In The Bag - Brett Rumford - Titleist enjoy dominant weekend

Brett Rumford captured his second European Tour title in as many weeks at the Volvo China Open, we take a look at what was in his bag..


Big Max launch The Blade - The worlds first ultra-slim trolley

Big Max golf have announce the launch of their most innovative trolley to date, the ultra slim Big Max Blade...


FootJoy enjoy fantastic start to 2013 including 'Major' success

FootJoy Golf has enjoyed a fantastic start to 2013 with an amazing 16 wins across the world's leading tours. This is includes a win at the Masters by FootJoy ambassador Adam Scott..


Ping introduce Nome TR putter

Ping have have launched the Nome TR putter which feature variable-depth groove technology - a first in the golf industry.?


Adams Golf launch new hybrids for mid-low handicappers

Adams Golf is world renown for it's range of hybrids and the latest additions to the Adams Golf family, the SUPER 9031 and Super DHy family look set continue Adams histroic dominance of the hybrid market.?


Grab yourself a Free Round with the popular 'Just Play' card

A great April intiative from Crown Golf has proved so popular that they are extending their 'Just Play' card offer. The offere entitles you to free round at selected Crown vennues when you purchase a 'Just Play' card. 


PowaKaddy announces support for England's elite lady golfers

PowaKaddy has announced it's support for the England ladies performance squad who will use a fleet of Freeway SPORT trolleys in 2013.


2013 Fairway Woods

With many of the major manufacturers releasing new families of clubs, 2013 has been a fantastic year for fairway woods with many new models recieving rave reviews. Here is our overview of the best brands on the market..


Cobra announce limited edition Amp Cell Drivers

Cobra Golf have announced the launch of a new limited edition Cobra Amp Cell Pro driver. The new driver features a unique Am Cell colour scheme and are numbered for authenticity.?


FootJoy celebrates major success with £20 discount offer

Fooyjoy are celebrating the recent success of FootJoy ambassador Adam Scott by offering a great £20 discount on the 2013 FootJoy range of golf shoes.


Norman blasts golf's 'disgraceful' drug testing system

Greg Norman has hit out at the governing bodies and associations that run golf,  for creating what he sees as a 'disgraceful' situation.


Wallis wins on the TP Tour at Royal St Georges

Walmer and Kingsdown's Richard Wallis mastered Open venue, Royal St Georges to win this years latest TP Tour Event.


Progen Re-launch with Chromo, Haema and Red Eye lines

2013 sees the return of Progen. With a fresh feel and new look, Progen are hoping to become a game changer in the game improvement market. 


Trevino weighs in on Anchoring as speculation grows on a decision

Lee Trevino has added himself to the 'Ban' camp after recently trying a long putter. Speculation is also growing that a final decision is to made very soon on the anchoring of putters.


The Little One - Golf Training Aid

PSP Golf have launched a traing aid that aims to help improve your ball striking, increase your distance and elevate your level of concentration and consitency. 


Rory may be 'forced' to play for Ireland in Rio

Speaking in an interview with the Independent, R&A chief executive Peter Dawson has suggested that Rory McIlory will play for ireland in the 2016 Rio Olympics..


St Mellion International nominated in World Travel Awards 2013

One of the UK's premier golfing destinations, St Mellion International has been nominated along with six other English resorts for the World travel Awards.


Mannings Heath GC announce 'Festival of Golf'

From Friday April 26 until Monday May 6, the popular venue in Horsham, West Sussex, is offering 18 holes of golf on its Kingfisher Course and a traditional British dish of pie, mashed potato and peas afterwards for just £16 per person.


McDowell wins out against Simpson to claim the RBC Heritage

Northern Ireland's graeme McDowell has won his first PGA Tour event since 2010. He captured the RBC Heritage following a playoff win over Webb Simpson.


Jaw dropping trick shots - Gareth Maybin

Check out this brilliant series of trick shots from the European Tour's Gareth Maybin..


Free Golf on offer at Crown venues

Fast-acting golfers can grab a FREE 18 holes at any one of seven Crown Golf clubs this weekend – but the offer ends on Sunday..


Vale triumphs at Little Aston G.C

Former Challenge tour player Simon Vales has become the latest player to win on the TP Tour. Hs victory came at the highly rated Little Aston G.C


Phil Mickelson Flop Shot Magic!

Phil Mickelson has long been known for his legendary short game. In these videos he hits two unbelievable flops shots..


Cobra's John O'Hurley presents 'The World's Most Baffling Questions'

Check out Cobra's latest 'Golf Made Easy' video presented by John O'Hurley of Seinfeld fame!


Angel Cabrera - In The Bag

Find out what Angel Cabrera used in his stunning attempt to win the 77th Masters and second Green Jacket..


Tianlang Guan accepts invitation to Zurich Classic

Following his stunning display at the Masters, 14 year old Tianlang Gaun has accepted an invitation to play on the PGA Tour later this month!


Tiger pours cold water on 'Legal' drop claim

The Tiger drop debate rumbles on and this morning new photos seem to show tiger dropping in the correct place only for Tiger to dismiss them and confirm that he had dropped illegally..


Adam Scott - In The Bag

Adam Scott recorded his first major yesterday and with it his first Green Jacket, we take a look inside his bag at what he used to win the Masters..


Official Masters Committee Statement - Tiger Woods

After a morning of huge speculation and controversy, the Masters committee issued a statement explaining it's decision on Tiger Woods. 


Masters committee make qualification and cut changes

The Masters championship committee has announced significant changes to it's qualification process for the tournament in 2014 as well as immediate changes to the cut for this years tournament...


Callaway Golf launch XHOT 3Deep Fairway Wood

Callaway Golf is excited have announced the launch of the X HOT 3Deep Fairway Wood, which made its official Tour debut at the Shell Houston Open in both Phil Mickelson’s and Ryo Ishikawa’s bag....


Callaway Golf launch new HEX Chrome+ Golf Ball

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of its new Callaway HEX Chrome+ golf ball. The new ball is aimed at mid to high clubhead speeds..


An Invitation to the Masters - What the players say

Some of Team Titleist share their feelings on what it is like to receive an invitation to the Masters.


Masters Inspired Gear

A new trend for Masters styled gear has emerged over the past couple years and this year special edition bags, shoes, headcovers and clubs have been relesed by the major manufacturers..


Cold weather boosts club rental market

The Coldest winter for 50 years has boosted the club rental market accross the mediterranian.. 


Masters field is complete - 93 to play for the Green Jacket

The field is now complete for the 77th Masters  with 93 players set to compete for the Green Jacket. Check out the full field here..


Masters - TV and Radio Guide

Make sure you don't miss a single minute of this years Masters with our Comprehensive Masters TV and Radio Guide..


Win a years supplies of Bridgestone balls by watching the Masters!

Bridgestone Golf has launched a special Twitter campaign to coincide with its first ever UK television advertising campaign, which will see seven golfers win a year’s supply of golf balls during Sky Sports’ coverage of The Masters.


Titleist announce release of highly anticipated 712U

The Titleist 712 U has been a favourite on tour for some time and now Titleist have announced the lauch of the the utility model for general sale...


St Enodoc offering free lessons as part of Cornwall Golf Week

Cornish Golf Club, St Enedoc are offering free lessons as part of Cornwall Golf Week. Lessons will be available for everyone of all ages on the 6th and 7th April..


Dunlop launch extended ball range for 2013

Dunlop continue to be a credible alternative to some of the major golf ball brands on the market. Dunlop offer real value in their ball range and have increased their offering  in 2013 to include an impressive 11 different lines of ball and a choice of colours.


Stewart Golf appoint new Marketing Manager - Nick Caddy

Stewart Golf announce today the appointment of Nick Caddy as their new Marketing Manager. Nick will be responsible for the development and execution of all marketing and communication campaigns.


McGinley and Quinta do Lago host Uk's top young golfers

The UK's best juniors will head to Quinta do Lago later this year to compete in the Telegraph BMW Championship and will be greeted by Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley..


2013 Golf GPS Units

The vast majority of golfers now carry either a GPS unit or Rangefinder . This has resulted in an increased choice in the market. Check out our overview of the leading GPS units for 2013 to guide you through the choices..


De Vere Oulton Hall hosts stars of the future

De Vere Oulton Hall has been added as a venue for the 2013 EuroPro Tour Qualifying School following unseasonal snow at the origanal venue - Slaley Hall..


Bubba's new invention - The Hover Cart

Bubba and Oakley have teamed up to create the Golf Hover Cart....yes a Hover Craft for the golf course...


Gary Player undertakes Olympic Mission to Brazil

Together with HSBC, Gary Player has this week undertaken an Olympic Mission in support of the Brazil Classic Tournament...


Nike Golf announces support for UK Amateur Matchplay Championship

Nike Golf have announced their title sponsorship of the UK Amateur Matchplay Championship. The move continues Nike's commitment to Amateur Golf in the UK...


Foresight Sports welcomes world long hitters at this years Manchester Golf Show

Some of the world's longest hitters will be in action on the Foresight Sports stand at this week's Manchester Golf Show at Event City this week (April 5-7).


swingSURE offer new specialist Golf Insurance

Born out of a joint venture between golf marketing and distribution specialist, YUMAX Ltd, and Lockton,  swingSURE™ is a golf insurance specialist that brings all components of golf cover under one umbrella....


Masters field nears completion at 93 Players

The Masters starts next week and the field is nearly complete for the first Major of the year...


ECCO Golf expand popular Biom Hybrid collection

ECCO Golf have expanded their hugely popular Biom range to include new colour and upper patterns for 2013. Check out whats new here...


2013 Drivers

2013 has been an exciting year for product launches and none more so than in the Driver catergory. We take a look at what is new to the market this year...


Tiger and Palmer star in new EA 'Rumble' Ad

Tiger Woods and 'The King' Arnold Palmer have starred in a new EA Sports Ad for the Legends golf video game. Watch out for the cameo at the end...


Nike help Woods to claim a record 8th Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods enjoyed a 8th Arnold Palmer Invitational win at Bay Hill last week and hit some brilliant shots en route as well recording some of his best putting stats ever..


Odyssey launch 'The Tank'

Odyssey Golf have launched a new innovative putter - The Tank. The putter is designed to help golfers who are looking for stability throughout the stroke. 


Mastercard and Nikon partner to offer 'Priceless' experience

Nikon and Mastercard have teamed up to offer 15 lucky purchasers of a Nikon Coolshot the experience of a lifetime...\


FootJoy launch 'Augusta' Inspired range

FootJoy have announced the launch of an 'Augusta Inspired' themed design. The design will available across the range on their MyJoy website.


Sergio climbs tree to hit second shot back handed at Bay Hill (VIDEO)

Check out this shot from Sergio Garcia at the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Golf Club. 


Bad weather strikes Bay Hill (VIDEO)

The Arnold Palmer invitational at Bay Hill will be extended into Monday following some severe weather on Sunday in Florida...


Performance Golf Shoes

Performance Golf Shoes have burst onto the scene in 2013 and most of the leading golf shoe manufacturers have launched new lines. We take a look at what is on the market this Spring..


Palmer backs Woods to beat Nicklaus Major record

Arnold Palmer has backed Woods to beat the all time Major record set by Jack Nicklaus, but has warned that with each year his chance becomes more "fleeting"..


Shire owners ordeal inspires Mid-Summer Masters

An brush with death has inspired the owner of a golf club in North London to create a new event in support of the hospital and machinery that saved his life..


PGA Tour Pros take Night Golf to a new level!

PGA Tour Pros Ben Crane and Bud Cauley took on some of the most famous holes at TPC Sawgrass, but in the dark...


Ian Poulter announced as new Nikon COOlSHOT ambassador

Nikon Rangefinders have announced that Ian Poulter has signed as their new Nikon ambassador....


FootJoy ambassadors enjoy triple success!

FootJoy enjoyed an amazing weekend with three of its ambassadors claiming victories around the World!...


Richard Gurney celebrates first win on TP Tour

Richard Gurney picked up his first win on the TP Tour at Walton Heath Golf Club..


Motocaddy launch M1 PRO for 2013

Motocaddy have announced the launch of a new range of electric trolleys - The M1 Pro. The new range folds down to a size not much bigger than an airline hand luggage allowance.?


FootJoy promotion saves you £25 on a new pair of spikeless shoes

FootJoy Golf, has launched an exciting new footwear promotion designed to put a spring in your step on the fairways this season.


Streelman captures Tampa Bay Championship - In The Bag

Kevin Streelman won the Tampa Bay Championship on Sunday. We take a look at what was in the bag...


US Golfer has lucky escape after falling down 18ft Sinkhole

It seems like Sinkholes have been in the news a lot lately and now one has struck on a golf course in the US....


Gulbis withdraws from the latest LPGA event with Malaria

Popular LPGA star Natalie Gulbis has withdrawn form the latest tour event with what has confirmed to be Malaria.


Greg Norman to help coach Chinese Olympic Team

Greg Norman has taken a new role as advisory coach with the Chinese Golf Team..


Tiger posts lowest ever number of tournament putts

Tiger Woods looks back to his best and posted his lowest ever number of tournament putts to win the WGC at Doral. Find out how many he had...


Derby Students set to visit 'Home of English Golf'

Students attending the Performance Golf Academy Derby education and player training programme are due to make a visit to “the home of English golf”, Woodhall Spa.


WGC Cadillac - In The Bag - Tiger Woods

Find out what Tiger Woods used to win his 17th WGC Championship. Despite winning at Torrey Pines earlier in the year he has made some tweals to his equipment setup..


Callaway Golf announce custom fitting revolution - udesign

Callaway Golf have announced the beginning of a new era in custom fitting and personalisation with the launch of its enhanced online udesign configuration.


Nicklaus - Woods needs to get a move on!

Jack Nicklaus has told Tiger that he needs to 'get a move on' if he wants to break his all time major record of 18.


Thailand hailed as emerging golf superpower

Leading international golf sponsor HSBC has hailed Thailand as the emerging superpower in women’s golf following red hot performances from three of its golfers at this week’s HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore.\ 


S-Blade putters launch new DIY putter builder

UK-based S-Blade Putters has launched a brand new range of putters with an online DIY putter builder - which offers over 200 head shape, shaft length and grip size/colour options.


Golf Boys - 2.Oh has arrived!

The much antisipated follow up to Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan's Golf Boys has arrived...


European Tour supports the proposed anchoring ban

The European Tour has announced it's support for the USGA and R&A's proposed ban on the anchoring of putters....


FJ enjoy weekend to remember with wins on PGA and LPGA Tour

Michael Thompson on captured his maiden PGA Tour victory after a commanding final round performance and?Stacy Lewis secured her first win of the season, following a hard-fought one-shot victory...


In The Bag - Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson completed an impressive victory yesterday at the Honda Classic at the Bears club, Florida. We take a look at what was In The Bag...


Midland Golf Week backed by Olympic legend

MIDLANDS Golf Week is getting bigger and better for 2013, The annual week-long festival of golf will – for the first time – include clubs from across eight counties and is being backed by British Olympic Legend Steve Backley.. 


Young Volunteers needed for BMW PGA Championship

The Surrey Golf Partnership is seeking young volunteers to help at the BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club from May 20-26.


Wilson Staff launches new D-100 range of woods, fairways and irons

Wilson Staff have announced the 2013 launch of their new range of woods, fairways and irons - The D-100 series...


Branden Grace signs with IMG

Branden Grace, a five-time winner last year, has signed with IMG, the world’s leading sports, fashion and media company, for worldwide management and marketing representation..


Lamkin announce release of new ACE 3GEN grip

Lamkin Golf have announced the release of a new series of grips  created with a brand new rubber compound - ACE 3GEN..


Cleveland 588 wedge trade in offer - Save £25!!

Cleveland Golf is celebrating the 25th?anniversary of the iconic 588 wedge by offering golfers ?25 off any new Cleveland Golf 588 RTX or forged wedge. Find out more...


PGA Tour to oppose Anchoring Ban

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Fincham has announced that the PGA Tour will oppose the anchoring ban that has been proposed by the USGA and R&A..


WGC Matchplay Final Day Highlights

Matt Kuchar won the WGC Matcplay Championship on Sunday to claim his first ever WGC win and his fifth win on the PGA Tour. Here are the final day highlights..


In The Bag - Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar won the WGC Matcplay Championship on Sunday to claim his first ever WGC win and his fifth win on the PGA Tour. We take a look inside his bag...


WGC Matchplay enters Super Saturday!

It has been quite a week at the WGC Matchplay at Dove Mountain Arizona. The event now enters 'Super Saturday' where the field will be whittled down from 16 to 4 players.


Masters - Bubba's miracle shot

With only 50 days to go we take a look back atthe moment that won Bubba Watson the Green Jacket...


Kikkor launches new product ranges for 2013

Kikkor shoes have announced the launch of 5 new ranges of golf shoe for the 2013 season. The new ranges will hit pro shops in March 2013...


Swann and Broad perform cliff top trick shot

Brilliant video from England cricketers Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad of a trick shot that goes badly wrong!...


Adams Idea CMB Iron - Feature Review

Owen Davies reviews the flagship iron from Adams Golf and finds a set of clubs that mixes it with the best in the business.....


John Merrick - In the Bag

John Merrick won the PGA Tour's Norther Trust Open on Sunday. It was his first ever win and came after a sudden death playoff. We check out what was in the bag. 


Accenture World Matchplay Draw - 2013

One of the most anticipated events of the golfing calender starts this week - The Accenture World Matchplay. Check out the draw here..


Monty chooses stars for Celebrity Cup

Colin Montgomorie has drafted his first stars for the Celebrity Cup to be played at Celtic Manor at Golf Live in May. Check out which stars are playing...


Bubba, Westwood and Mahan feature in new Ping TV Ad

Bubba, Westwood and Mahan join forces to have some fun with the new Ping product..


Dunlop launch new range for 2013

Dunlop have announced the launch of the new range of clubs for 2013. Check out the latest Dunlop gear here...


Odyssey Golf launch new range of White Hot Pro Putters

Odyssey Golf have launched a new range of their hugely popular White Hot putters. The new putter line will see improvements to the face inserts..


McDowell goes cage fighting with Srixon

Graeme McDowell found himself in a cage fight when he went to shoot the new Srixon Q Star video..


The Clay Pigeon Golf Shot Challenge

What happens when you take a a group of European Tour pros to a desert near Dubai with a clay pigeon machine in the middle of it?....


Trump gets serious about second Scottish Course

7 months after Donald Trump opened his  $1 Billion dollar course and resort, he has submitted plans to build a second course...


Snedeker 2013 - Infographic

Brandt Snedeker has made an incredible start to 2013. Check out this info-graphic on the rise of a new star...


The Rise and Rise of Snedeker

We take a look at the meteoric rise of American Brandt Snedeker. Following his win at Pebble Beach he has moved into the World's top 4....


GolfPride launch special edition Whiteout grip.

Golf Pride have launched a new limited edition grip to celebrate the new golfing season. The grip uses some inspired colours that reflect the start of the golfing season in Europe. 


Played the impossible shot - Seve Ballesteros

You don't see the pros taking on shots like this now days. A reminder of the genius of SEVE! 


Scotty Cameron Select GoLo 5 Putter

Scotty Cameron has launched his new range of putters - Select Golo 5 


SkyCaddie launch Sports Series for 2013

SkyCaddie have announced the launch of their new range of GPS rangefinders - The 'Sports Series' The range includes four new models...


David Duval re-signs for Nike Golf

12 years after he became the first man to win a major with Nike Golf Clubs, David Duval has re-signed for the company...


New Callaway driver is an instant hit with Mickelson

Phil Mickelson dominated the Waste Management Phoenix Open and then dedicated the win to the inclusion of a new driver in his bag...


16th at Phoenix - Great for Golf?

Here are some of the highlights from the Waste Management Phoenix Open 16th hole which is unique in golf. We ask if it is good for the game or oversteps the mark..


James Hahn celebrates Gangnam Style!

James Hahn shows us all how to celebrate a long putt - Gangnam Style - made on the 16th of the final round of the Phoenix Open


Vijay Singh issues statement on Deer Antler Spray

Vijay Singh has found himself at the centre of an ever increasing storm this week following reports that he has admitted taking a substance on the PGA Tours anti-doping banned list...


Nikon COOLSHOT AS hits the fairways

Nikon have announced the launch of their latest state of the art laser rangefinder - The COOLSHOT AS...


adidas revolutionize their shoes with the adizero collection

adidas Golf have launched the new perfamnce golf shoe - The adizero. Adidas say that the adizero has revolutionised the fit, feel and performance of their shoes..


Cleveland Golf Launch New Classic XL Range

Cleveland Golf have launched the new range of Classic drivers, fairway woods and hybrids...


Bridgestone Golf launch new e-Series ball for 2013

Bridgestone Golf have announced the launch of the new range of popular e-Series Ball....


Titleist launch new range of Pro V1 and Pro V1x balls

Titleist have this week announced the launch of their new upgrade to the flagship range of balls - The Pro V1 and Pro V1x ball...


The Biggest Demo Day in the World! - PGA Show

The World's golf industry have been gathering ahead of the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlanda for the what is the largest demo day in the World. Here are some of the highlights...


FootJoy Golf launch new Spring Apparel Range

 FootJoy Golf have announced the launch of their highly anticipated new Spring Apparel range....


Harrington becomes ambassador for Golf Swing Shirt

Padraig Harrington has become the new Global Ambassador for traing aid - The Golf swing Shirt..


Huge Increase in Abu Dhabi Golf Tourism

Golf in Abu Dhabi is going from strength to strength illustrated by the huge increase in overseas rounds played on it's three flagship courses...


Golfers react to Anchoring Ban in new Survey

A research company in America has conducted a detailed survey of 'serious golfers' reaction to the proposed USGA and R&A anchoring ban.


Keep Britain Golfing - #SnowGolf2013

With the snowy weather effecting most of the UK we are raising a rallying call for #SnowGolf2013 in support of your local Golf Club...


EA Sports lets you play first ever Masters - 1934

EA Sports has created a 1934 version of Augusta National allowing you to play in the first ever Masters..


Cleveland 588 Irons - New for 2013

Cleveland olf have announced their new range - The 588 family of irons which include Altitude, Mid Trajectory and Tour Trajectory Irons..


Cleveland Golf 588 RTX blade new for 2013

Cleveland Golf have launched their latest wedge - The 588 RTX blade. ...


Tiger makes a shocking start to 2013! (VIDEO)

Tiger Woods started 2013 with a absolute shocker! A full blown top. He did manage to recover and start with an opening round of level par..


Stars enjoy new 'Golf Darts' in Abu Dhabi

As the world of golf fixes its gaze on Abu Dhabi Golf Club for this week’s eighth Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, four Falcon trophy contenders – the USA’s Jason Dufner, South Africa’s Ernie Els, England’s Justin Rose and Italy’s Matteo Manassero 


Players react to McGinley Captaincy

Both European and American players have been sharing their reaction to the appointment of Paul McGinley..


Players support key in McGinley appointment

Paul McGinley was yesterday announced as the new Captain of the European Ryder Cup team for the match at Gleneagles in 2014..


European Tour - Desert Swing Preview

The European Tour enters the Desert Swing. The Worlds best are gathering in Abu Dhabi to get the 2013 season off to a flyer...


FootJoy M:PROJECT golf shoes

FootJoy Golf have launched their latest range of shoes - The M:PROJECT. They will be latest in a range of spikeless lightweight golf shoe from Footjoy..


TaylorMade breaking boundries with new R1 App

TaylorMade Golf Company has created an interactive application for smart phones and tablets that unlocks a virtual experience for its innovative and striking new R1 driver...


Rory's new club set-up revealed?

 Which brand of clubs Rory would next be teeing up with may be one of golf's worst kept secrets, but what exactly the setup would be has been a mystery. Now we know thanks to some pictures taken of Rory practicing this week..


Premier League Golf arrives in India

Some of the World's leading stars have commited to a new short format of the game to be launched in India..


Ryo Ishikawa resigns for Callaway Golf

Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa has signed a multi-year contract extension to play Calaway Golf Equipment..


Jeff Overton joins Adams Golf

2010 Ryder Cup member Jeff Overton has joined the Adam's PGA Tour playing staff and will make his 2013 debut this week at the Sony Open at Waialae CC in Honolulu, HI


Sorenstam chops off finger tip - tweets picture

 Former World No.1 Annika Sorenstam has tweeted a picture a kitchen mishap which has seen her lose the end of one of her fingers..


TaylorMade R1 Driver

TaylorMade have launched their new R1 Driver which features a unique loft system as well as a range of face angles..


Thorbjorn Olesen joins Nike Golf

Rising Danish star Thorbjorn Olesen has become the latest player to join the Nike stable in 2013 and will debut their Covert Driver in South Africa in January...


Odyssey Golf introduce new Versa range

Odyssey Golf have announced the launch of a brand new putter range - The Versa. The Versa is noticeable for it's hih contrast alignment system. 


Footjoy Womens 2013 range is most comprehensive ever!

Footjoy have announced their 2013 range of Womens golf shoes which they say is the most comprehensive range they have ever produced....


Steve Stricker semi-retires aged 45

Steve Stricker has confirmed his decision to semi-retire from tournament golf at just aged 45 and number 18 in the World Rankings. 


PING launch Scottsdale TR putters

 The Scottsdale TR putters feature two industry-first innovations – an insert with variable-depth grooves, and the option of an adjustable-length shaft in all traditional-length models. 


Watney and Stanley sign for Nike

World No.20 Nick Watney and PGA Tour star Kyle Stanley have signed new deals with Nike Golf...


TaylorMade launch new R1 TV Ad

TaylorMade Golf have launched the new R1 Driver and with it a new Tv ad campaign. You can have a first look at the 'Your1' Ad here...


Callaway Golf X HOT - New Range Announced

Callaway Golf have made a major product announcement with their new range of ?X-HOT drivers being released in late January for sale in golf shops Europe-wide


PING G25 Driver Official VIDEO

 PING have launched their new G25 Driver, here is the official video from PING explaining the latest technology and adjustability in the new driver...


PING G25 Range Announced

PING have announced their latest product range - the G25 range of clubs. Included in the range are drivers, fairway woods, irons and hybrids. 


Top 10 Duffs, Miss Hits and Shanks

Even the best of the best get it all wrong sometimes! Check out this collection of Duffs, Shanks and Miss Hits.


Kikkor Golf Founder nearly gets his Big Break

The Canadian golfer behind successful golf shoe brand Kikkor golf nearly got his chance to compete on the PGA Tour after he finished a narrow second on the Golf Channel's Big Break..


Adams Golf launch SUPER LS range

Adams Golf have launched their latest range of clubs - The SUPER LS.?The line features the SUPER LS Driver, Fairway Woods and Hybrids.??


Agidir International Amateur Championship 2013

The Agidir International Amateur Championship will take place from 26th Oct to 2nd Nov 2013 and will be a Amateur World Ranking Event..


Play in the Tunisia Festival of Golf - Feb 2013

The Tunisia Festival of Golf 2013 will be played from 9-16th February around the acclaimed Hammamet Golf Resort. Open to golfers of all standards this is your choice to get some golfing winter sun..


The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Champions

Beach Resort Conveys Commitment to World of Golf as Platinum Sponsor of Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 2013.


Callaway X Hot and X Hot Pro Irons

Callaway Golf have announced the launch of their new X Hot and X Hot Pro irons. ?Using revolutionary Speed Frame Face technology, Callway claim to have created an Iron with great speed and feel..


Adams Golf launch 'Super S' family of products

Adams Golf have announced the launch of the Super S family of products. It is the first time Adams have launched a complete range under one name..


England Golf Partnership secure £13M in funding

The England Golf Partnership has recieved a boost to its funding which has risen to £13M to help the development of golf over the next four years from 2013-2017....


Andreas Harto re-signs for Wilson - uses FG Tour V2

Danish sensation Andreas Harto has re-signed for Wilson following his return to the European Tour after a stella year on the Challenge Tour which included victory in the Czech Republic..


St Mellion International Manager enjoys Christmas chart success

  St Mellion International Resort’s new Sales and Marketing Manager, Lisa Brammer, has something extra to think about this Christmas – an album in the charts.


Watson 'perfect' to inspire Woods at Gleneagles

 The golfing world has rallied around the appointment of Tom Watson as USA Ryder Cup Captain and some believe he could be the perfect choice to get the best from his star man..


FootJoy announce upgrades to popular ranges

FootJoy have announced a series of improvements to their 'Big Four'. The improvements have been made to the FJ Sport, Icon, DryJoy and XPS1 shoe..


Hotblade Tempo range launched for 2013

Specialist Putter manufacturer Hotblade have launched a new range of putters for the 2013 season. Made from stainless 303 the Tempo range will be the flagship of the Hotblade brand...


LET star Carlota Ciganda secures OOM and Rookie of the Year

Carlota Ciganda has become the first player in 27 years to claim bot the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit and the Rookie of the Year titles...


Ecco adds to stable of Tour Stars

Ecco have signed Ladies European Tour Star Caroline Massson, she joins?Fred Couples, Graeme McDowell, Thomas Bjorn, Bel?n Mozo, Thongchai Jaidee, Stuart Appleby, Bradley Dredge and Andreas Hart? as Ecco players..


Harrington re-signs with Wilson Golf

Three-time Major champion Padraig Harrington has re-signed with Wilson Golf in a multi-year deal that will see him continue to play Wilson Staff clubs on both PGA and European Tours from January 2013.


Titleist 913 Fairway Woods and Hybrids

Titleist have launched the latest models in the 913 family. The new Titleist fairway and hybrid models have been highly anticipated and will be available to purchase early in 2013..


Is Tom Watson the next USA Ryder Cup Captain?

Following a press conference at the Australian Open last week speculation has grown of the vetran Ryder Cups star leading the US team in 2014..


West London Golf Centre opens for business

A new golf centre has now opened in West London and has been created by the man that built and owns the highly rated Shire in North London.


McIlroy joins the Florida elite and buys new $10M house

Many thought McIlroy would struggle to spend his $11M of winnings this year, but it appears that he has done his best to spend it all in one go!...


Woods at 14 - His thoughts on the future of golf

Check out this fascinating video of a 14 yr old Tiger Woods. The film has been re-released by Trans World Sport in celebration of their 20th anniversary..


Golf participation remains static in England during 2012

A new survey by the England Golf Partnership has revealed that golf is holding its own when it comes to participation levels. It also suggests that weather has a mahor impact on participation...


Battle of the Bibs! Caddies come to blows

It has been reported today that two caddies at the Australian Open have landed them selves in trouble with Austraian PGA after coming to blows on the putting green before the start of play at the Australian Open.


Glenfiddich leaves Trump with bad taste

Donald Trump was left with a bad taste in his mouth after Glendiddcih announce their Spirit of Scotland awards for 2012...


Rickie Fowler - PUMA AMP Cell Fusion

Puma Golf have released the new Rickie Fowler signature AMP CEll Fusion shoe.?


Tom Watson concerned by Olympic 'dilution' of the Majors

Tom Watson has expressed his concerns that golfs inclusion in the Rio Olympics may have an adverse effect on the games majors. 


Ricardo Santos is the European Tour 'Rookie of the Year'

Ricardo Santos has joined an illustrious group of golfers by winning the European Tour's 'Rookie of the Year' award otherwise known as the 'Sir Henry Cotton' award


Odyssey Golf to launch 'Arm Lock' putter range

Odyssey Golf have announced plans to launch a new range of putters specifically targeted at players facing a ban on belly putters. The new range will be called 'Arm Lock'


Fan calls Bradley 'Cheat' - USGA release statement

Keegan Bradley suffered heckling from a fan over the weekend who accused him of being a "Cheat" because of his use of the long putter. The USGA has responded with a statement..


Pros react to USGA / R&A anchoring ban

There was a mixed reaction to the USGA / R&A ban on anchoring putters from the games elite. Here is a selection of comments from the worlds best.\ Here is a selection of the Pros reaction to the announcemnet from the USGA and R&A that a ban of anchoring putters will come into effect 1st Januray 2016. 


Odyssey statement on Anchoring Ban

Chris Koske, Global Director for Odyssey golf has released a statement on behalf of the company in reaction to the USGA and R&A ruling on the anchoring of putters


Nike launch VR_S Covert Irons - Aim to build on 2012 success

Nike Golf have launched the latest range of VR_S irons in the form of the new Nike VR_S Covert. The new iron features high speed cavity back technology..


John Letters staff player wins EST Rookie of the Year

Paul Wesselingh, John Letters most recent staff player has won the European  Senior Tour's Rookie of the Year award...


USGA/ R&A Infographic explains anchoring rule change

Great infographic that explains the proposed rule change from the USGA / R&A


Under Armour release new Storm water proof collection

Under Armour  have announced the release of their new range of waterproofs. The range will include a ful sleeve top, trousers and 1/4 length sleeve top. 


Cleveland Golf launch new 588 TX CB and 588 RTG wedges

Cleveland Golf have announced the launch of their latest range of wedges. The 588 RTX CB wedges and the 588 Forged RTG wedges....


Titleist help McIlroy secure victory at the DP World Tour

Titleist Brand Ambassador Rory McIlroy capped a memorable 2012 campaign with a two shot victory at the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship. 


Footjoy ambassador Rory McIlroy ends season in style

Rory McIlroy ended the season in style at the DP world tour Championship. Footjoy can celebrate another victory with McIlroy who wears FootJoy Sport golf shoes..


2013 European Tour Schedule Announced

Following completion of the 2012 Race to Dubai on Sunday, the European Tour have announced the schedule for the 2013 season...


Pro V1 Prototype testing continues in Dubai

Titleist continued their seeding of the prototype pro v 1 and pro v 1 x balls at last weeks DP Wourld Tour Championship..


Belfry wins England Golf grant to help grow the game

Leading Midlands venue, The Belfy has been awarded a grant from England Golf to help grow the game amongst adults...


BBC 5 Live cover the agony and ecstasy of Q School

BBC radio 5 live have covered what many believe to be the most important tournament in golf - Q School. Oliver Wilson is interviewed on the highs and lows of life as a professional golfer.


Top 60 get set for Dubai challenge

The top 60 from the Race Dubai are gathering this week for the end of season Dubai World Tour Championship..


Is Trump good for golf?

Guest writer Ross Starkey takes a look at the argument for against Donald Trump and his involvement in golf....


The Slow Play Issue - Faults and Fixes

Golfshake’s Owen Davies takes a look at some of the issues and encourages everyone to take responsibility, but most of all to remember to enjoy it.....


Dundonald Links - Feature Review

Golshake Guest Writer, Ross Starkey recently played the much heralded Dundonald Links. The course was opened in 2003 and designed by Kingsbarns architect Kyle Philips. Read his feature review...


Progen purchased by Direct Golf owner

Direct Golfer owner, John Andrew has purchased Progen and all intelectual property of progen. The brand will relaunch at the start of January 2013. 


Bushnell Launch Golf GPS Watch

Bushnell Golf, the No.1 producer of electronic distance measuring devices has released the new Neo and Golf GPS watch....


GREENi set to showcase services at Dubai WT Championship

GREENi will again showcase it's revolutionary technology at the Dubai World Tour Championship where spectators will be able to trial the new player tracking service. 


New Callaway Razr Fit Xtreme Driver

Callaway Golf have launched the all new Razr Fit Extreme driver. It includes the new speed frame face technology. 


Custom Fitting - The Titleist Way

Golfshake's Owen Davies recently spent some time at the Titleist National Fitting Centre and spent some time with Leigh Davies, Marketing Manager  - Titleist Golf Clubs to find what the Titleist fitting philosophy is. 


Medi8 to launch Crocs Golf shoe range

Medi8 has been appointed as the PR and marketing agaency for the launch of the Crocs golf shoe range into the UK market. 


Footjoy improve layered technology for Winter outerwear

Footjoy have announced their latest improvements in layered technology for their outerwear in time for the 2012/13 Winter Season in the northern hemisphere.


Northants County Golf Club - Feature Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies visits Northants County Golf Club and gives his review of the course, club and facilities as well as an overview of some the feature holes.


Callaway Golf Launch 'Tweet to Unleash'

Callaway Golf have become the latest company to luanch new product this November and with it a pre-launch Twitter campaign...


Faldo backs Nicklaus to hold onto major record

Nick Faldo Doesn't think that Woods will overtake or even catch Nicklaus's major haul of 18 and blames mental scarring for the world No.2's dip in form.


Los Colinas G&CC host thrilling European Tour qualifying stage

Tim Sluiter was crowned Champion at the second stage European Tour qualifying at Los Colinas. The event reinforces the clubs status on the international stage. 


Golf Live launches Celebrity Cup at Celtic Manor Resort

Golf Live announces the launch of the The Celebrity Cup at Golf Live and a move to Celtic Manor for 2013


Rory aims to wrap up Race to Dubai in Singapore

Rory McIlroy will tee it up in this weeks Singapore Open with one goal - To win and with it wrap up the European Tour's Race to Dubai.


14 year old Gaun Tian Lang qualifies for the Masters

Watch out! The Chinese are coming! A 14 year old from China has qualified for next years Masters thanks to his win in the Asia - Pacific Amateur Golf Championship. 


2013 WGC-HSBC Champions to become part of Fed-Ex Cup

HSBC have signed a three year deal to continue supporting the WGC Champions tournament. The Tournament will move back to Sehshan G.C in 2013 and be included as part of the Fed-Ex Cup


Poulter grabs victory at Mission Hills

Ian Poulter posted a superb final round 65 to win the WGC-HSBC Championship by 2 shots. It was Poulters second WGC victory following victory in the WGC matchplay in 2010. 


TaylorMade launch new RocketBladez Irons

This week TaylorMade CEO Mark King announced via a worldwide webcast the launch of the new and highly anticipated TaylorMade RocketBladez irons.?


Odyssey launch new Pro Type Black

Callaway Golf, owners of the Odyssey brand have this week launched the new Odyssey Pro Type Black line of putters. 


PowerKaddy Golf confirmed as No.1 choice for UK Golfers

A recent survey conducted by Sports Marketing Surveys suggests that PowerKaddy electric trolleys are still the no.1 choice in the UK.


Custom Fitting - The Titleist Way

Golfshake's Owen Davies recently spent some time at the Titleist National Fitting Centre and spent some time with Leigh Davies, Marketing Manager - Titleist Golf Clubs to find what the Titleist fitting philosophy is.


Nike Golf give teaser of 2013 range

Nike Golf have released the first teaser pictures of its new 2013 product range. 


Top Ten WGC shots of all time!

The PGA Tour list their Top Ten World Golf Championship shots of all time. 


Ryder cup stars head up strong field for Volvo Champions Tournament

The Volvo Golf Champions Tournament is due to be held in early January 2013 and Ryder Cup starts are amongst the early entrants, they head up a top class field. 


Watney uses FJ Sport to stroll to victory

Nick Watney shot a stunning ten under 62 on Sunday to win the latest PGA Tour event in Malaysia. He was using the acclaimed Footjoy Sport golf shoe


Germany to host the 2015 Solheim Cup

St Leon-Rot Golf Club, Germany will play host to the 2015 Solheim Cup. The course, located near Frankfurt has previously held the Deutsche Bank SAP Open. 


Golf Care reaches 100'000 policy landmark

The JRW Group owners of  Golf Care insurance are celebrating their 100'000 policy issue and believe it signals a change in attitude amongst golf consumers. 


Oceanic gets set for the 15th IGTM event

Oceanico Golf is getting ready for the 15th International Golf Travel Market  at which over a 1000 delegates are expected to attend. 


Ernie Els signs with IMG

Ernie Els has put pen to paper and signed with IMG for worlwide representation


Harrington uses new Wilson irons to win Grand Slam of Golf

Padraig Harrington recently used his new Wilson Staff Irons to good effect to capture the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda and take home the $600'000 prize.


John Daly sees the Bioflow benefit

Two time major winner John Daly has joined team Bioflow, one of the worlds biggest suppliers of magnetic bracelets.


Titleist 913 Custom Fit - Feature

Golfshake's Owen Davies visited the Titleist National Custom Fitting centre in St Ives, Cambridgeshire to try out the new 913 Driver. Find out how he got on....


Are Woods/McIlroy about to become stablemates?

Rumor is rife in the golf industry that Mcilroy is on the verge of signing a huge contract to tie him into using Nike equipment for the next 10 years. 


HSBC continue to support Womens Champions event

HSBC have in the past couple of days confirmed their continued support for the Womens Champions Tournament in Shingapore. 


Volvo World Matchplay rotates courses - Starts in Bulgaria 2013

The European Tour has started a rotation of the courses that hold the World MatchPlay Championship. Volvo support the event and in the first rotation the Matchplay will be played in Bulgaria in 2013.


Golfdelaluz.com Northern Matchplay Champions Crowned

The finals of the Northern Matchplay Golf Championship have been played at Arcos Gardens G&CC and the champions crowned. 


The Shire hosts special day for disabled golf

An extraordinary recent golf demonstration event brought together Special Olympics GB, the Disabled Golf Society, The Golf Trust, SNAG Golf, ComGolf and Hertfordshire County Council


Troon Golf appoint Chris Card as General Manager of Abu Dhabi GC

Troon Golf have appointed Chris Card as the new General Manager of Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Card has moved to the position from Turnberry.


Callaway Golf announce new sales structure to focus on customer service

Callaway today announces important changes to its UK and Ireland sales team that immediately positions the company to deliver enhanced levels of customer service 


Full house for Atlantic Links Courses in Golf Monthly Top 100

The Set of six Atlantic Links courses have all been included in golf Monthly's Top 100 courses in the UK. The Atlantic Links courses are located in the South West of the UK. 


Tommy Hilfiger announces new 2013 collection

Tommy Hilfiger have launched their new collections for 2013. Both Mens and womens collections include up to 60 styles. 


Direct Golf launch new Golf Equipment Review App

Direct Golf have added a new i-pad app to there stable of golfing apps. The new app will enable consumers to access unbiased reviews of golfing equipment.


Druh celebrate the Ryder Cup with release of Official Belts

 Druh, the leading belt manufacturer on the European Tour has made a special Ryder Cup belt available for purchase to commemorate Europe's famous victory .


Lee Westwood teams up with sunglass manufacturer Bolle

Ryder Cup star Lee Westwood will be now seen walking the fairways in Bolle eyewear following a deal to represent the brand globally.


Teeofftimes.co.uk complete 'The Longest Day'

A select group from teeofftimes.co.uk have recently completed their own version of the 'The Longest Day' in support of MacMillan Cancer. The aim was to raise £10'000....


COBRA launch AMP CELL Ladies range for 2013

COBRA Golf have un-veiled the new range of Women's AMP CELL equipment for 2013. The range includes Drivers, Fairway Metals, Hybrids and Irons.


DSG TAG Tackles slow play at Ryder Cup venue

A new innovation to improve customer experience and tackle slow play has been introduced at Celtic Manor Resort. The past Ryder Cup venue has had 20 petrol carts fitted with the new DSG TAG tracking device.


Paddy Power Tweet at 10'000ft for Ryder Cup (VIDEO)

Did you watch the Ryder Cup and notice those messages encouraging Europe being written in the sky? The culprit was bookmaker Paddy Power!


COBRA Launch new AMP CELL Irons for 2013

COBRA Golf extend their new AMP CELL range to include Irons. The new?irons include COBRA's E9 face technology.


Glenmuir Seve shirts help inspire Europe to victory

A Famous victory for the European Ryder Cup team was inspired by the memory of Seve at Medinah. Part of Europes inspiration came from carrying his image on their shirts.


Ryder Cup winning moments photo gallery

View the winning moments photo gallery from Ryder Cup Europe


Footjoy expand range with FJ Sport Spikeless

Leading golf shoe brand, Footjoy have expanded their popular FJ Sport range of shoe to include a spikeless shoe.


Footjoy unveil new Contour Casual for 2013

Leading golf shoe brand, Footjoy have unveiled the new 2013 Contour Casual. The spikeless casual sports shoe market has exploded in the last year. Casual golf shoes now claim an increasingly larger share of the golf shoe market.


Westwood improves accuracy with Bushnell

Tour star Lee Westwood has signed a two year deal with leading rangefinder brand Bushnell.


Poulter warms up for Ryder Cup with Trick Shot Magic

Ian Poulter joined World renown trick shot specialist Geoff Swain at Woburn Golf Club to warm up for the Ryder Cup.


Centurion Golf Club now open to membership enquiries

A spectacular new golf course in the heart of the Hertfordshire countryside is due to open in Summer 2013 and has now opened its membership office for enquiries.


Ryder Cup - Europe v USA Tweet Battle!

You can play your part as the thirteenth man for this years Ryder Cup via a Twitter Battle! You can land a blow for either Team Europe or Team USA using your twitter account.


Tiger Woods - A less than perfect Ryder Cup record (VIDEO)

Tiger Woods enters this years Ryder Cup with a record he is undoubtedly less than happy with. Take a look at the history of Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup.


COBRA Launch new AMP CEll Fairways and Hybrids

COBRA Golf have launched the new AMP Cell series of clubs including fairway woods and hybrids.


COBRA Launches AMP CELL Drivers

Cobra Golf has launched the new AMP Cell driver range and is available in both a Mens and Womens model.


PING renews contracts with Westwood, Watson and Oosthuizen

Ping Golf have announced that have re-signed a trio of the Worlds leading players. The trio is made up of Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen


Montgomerie fears hostile Ryder Cup crowd in Chicago

Colin Montgomerie has expressed fears that the American crowd could have a negative impact on this years Ryder Cup leading many hoping we do not see a repeat of Brooklyn 1999.


Paul Lawrie and Wilson Staff re-sign agreement

Paul Lawrie has committed himself to a new multi-year deal with Wilson Golf on the eve of making his second appearance in Europe’s Ryder Cup team.


BBC Radio to the Ryder Cup Rescue

Going to be stuck at your desk or in the car for the start of the Ryder Cup on Friday? Never fear BBC Radio may have the answer!


London Club celebrate start of Ryder Cup with tee time competition

The London Club is celebrating the start of the Ryder Cup with a tee time competition. Book a round at the London Club and you could win a complimentary tee time for four people.


Lamkin Grips launches European focused website

Lamkin Golf, one of the worlds leading golf grip manufacturers has launched a European focused website. The website includes measurement systems and a video library.


Adams Golf launch new Tech V4 Hybrids and Irons

Adams Golf have launched the new Tech V4 Hybrids and Irons which feature revolutionary velocity slot technology.


Buckle & Twill - Unique English golf products

Buckle and Twill launch new hand made range of golf products, including hats, interchangeable belt buckles and straps.


Adams launch new TV advertising campaign around Ryder Cup

Adams Golf are to launch a new TV campaign to coincide with the Ryder Cup. The advert will feature Ryder Cup legend Tom Watson.


SkyCaddie launch new Breeze GPS unit

SkyCaddie one the leading manufactures of Golf GPS units have launched a new affordable unit - The SkyCaddie Breeze


Golf Grips - Overview

Golfshake's Owen Davies takes a look at what grip brands are on the market, the explosion of coloured grips and what grips are leading the way in 2012.


Golf club re-gripping - How to do it yourself

Re-gripping your golf clubs is often something we look to our local pro shop to do, but it is surprisingly easy to do yourself. Golfshake takes a look at how to do it.


Jack Singh-Brar is Champion of Faldo series 2012

England's Jack Singh-Brar stormed to victory in the final of the Final Series at Lough Erne Resort. 


Srixon Sports release new and improved range of two piece balls

Srixon Sports have realeased a new and improved version of their two piece ball. 


Four Nations golfers ready to do battle at the Oxfordshire

After hundreds of Matchplay duels over five months of gruelling, competitive regional brackets in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales - The Four Nations successful finalists are ready to represent their country in golfing battle.


Worlds best players commit to HSBC Mission Hills Champions Tournament

Some the worlds elite players have confirmed their participation in the HSBC Champions week at Mission Hills. The tournnament will be played at the end of October


Long Putter ruling to be made 'sooner rather than Later'

With three of the last four major winners and 10-15 % of tour pros now using the long putter a ruling is now looking likely in the very short term


Sheringham Golf Club - Feature Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies visits Sheringham Golf Club and gives his review of the course, club and facilities as well as an overview of some the feature holes.


Thomas Bjorn fine tunes for excellent performance

Thomas Bjorn visited Callaway's Swedish fitting facility this week to spend some time with Callaway customers and give them an insight into the fine tuning of his equipment.


Druh Belts & Buckles launches 2012 Ryder Cup range

Druh Belts & Buckles have won the right to launch a 2012 Ryder Cup range of products after coming to an agreement with Ryder Cup Europe


Record field under way in Faldo Series Final

The Faldo Series Final is under way with a record field competing for the coveted first prize. The event runs from 11-13th September at Lough Erne Resort.


Greg Norman launch 2013 Spring Collection

Greg Norman Collection continue to show strong signs of growth and with the launch of their 2013 Spring Collection the future looks bright.


Bioflow celebrate Ryder Cup success

Follwing the inclusion of two Bioflow players in the European Ryder Cup Team, the magnotherapy wrist product company are offering free shipping on all orders


Bridgestone Golf grows UK ball-fitting team

Bridgestone Golf, the undisputed No.1 ball-fitter in the game, has strengthened its dedicated fitting team with the addition of a new technician as it looks to continue to drive its ball-fitting programme around golf clubs in the UK and Ireland.


Record field set for Faldo Series Final at Lough Erne

The continued success of the Faldo Series will be in evidence at this years series final where a record field are set to compete for the title.


Softspikes still No.1 on Tour with 2012 Cleat Range

Softspikes®’ the world’s best-selling golf cleat brand, have produced a range of cleats to cater for every eventuality in the world of golf. This is the all-encompassing collection that has enabled the brand to maintain their status as the number-one cleat on Tour.


Ian Wright Golf Classic returns to Monte da Quinta

Arsenal legend and keen golfer Ian Wright will again be holding his Golf Classic tournament in the hope to raise thousands for charity. 


Faldo finalists benefit from Buckinghamshire opportunity

The female finalists from the Flado Series had the chance to fine tune their game ahead of the competition at the Ladies British Masters Pro-Am


Ricoh Womens British Open - One week to go!

The countdown is on to the Womens British Open with just a week to go until the stars of the game gather at the famous Royal Liverpool Links!


Under Armour Star Richie Ramsay wins the Omega European Masters

Under Armour and Richie Ramsay proved to be the perfect combination when Ramsay won the Omega European Masters last week to claim his second European Tour title.


The World's best set to return to Abu Dhabi in 2013

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship has been announced for 2013 and will return on the 17-20th January.


Ryder Cup Line ups near completion

Davis Love III will today announce his four Captains picks and as a result complete the lineups for the 2012 Ryder Cup.


The new 913 is Titleist's most customisable driver to date

Titleist have launched the Titleist 913 D2 and D3 Driver which they claim is their most customisable driver ever! 


Titleist launch new 913 D2 and 913 D3 Driver

The hotly anticipated new driver from Titleist has arrived. Titleist have launched both a 913 D2 and 913 D3. The Driver was used by both Rory McIlroy (USPGA) and Nick Watney(Barclays) to win this year on the PGA Tour.


Vladimir victorious over record Faldo field in Russia

Established in 1996, 38 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 28 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year.  Past winners include Major Champions Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng. 


Dartmouth Golf Club extend summer golf with new offers

Dartmouth Golf Club, situated on the English Riviera has created some late season deals to help golfers extend their summer!


New 18th at TPC Boston sure to lead to exciting Fed-Ex finish

The Fed-Ex Cup has entered it's second week and all the talk is of the toughened up final hole par 5 at TPC Boston. 


Royal Birkdale G.C. - Feature Review

Golfshake's Owen Davies visits Royal Birkdale Golf Club and gives his review of the course, club and facilities as well as an overview of some the feature holes.


Seve Tournament announces Piers Morgan amongst team captains

Ever fancied playing at Pebble Beach? Well nows your chance. There are still spaces available in the Seve Ballesteros Legends Tournament to be played from 29th Nov - 1st Dec.


Golfbreaks.com gears up for 2013 with 'Early Bird' savings

Golfbreaks.com are now offering some fantastic 'Early Bird' savings on it's golfing holidays for 2013. The 'Early Bird' offer is now in it's 9th year and has proved very popular with golf travelers. 


Course record 62 helps Maddy to victory in the Veka Open

Paul Maddy rose to 3rd in the Europro rankings and within touching distance of a Challenge Tour card thanks to a two shot victory at DeVere Wychwood Park. 


Fourth time lucky for Berry at Disabled British Open

The yourgolftravel.com Disabled British Open took place at East Sussex National and it proved a fruitful event for Scotland's Alasdair Berry. 


Six shot victory sees Oliver Gabor claim Slovakian Faldo Series

The third Slovakian Faldo Series took place recently with Oliver Gabor claiming an impressive victory at the impressive Black Stork Resort. 


Lawrie and Wilson set new Scottish win record

The combination of Paul Lawrie and Wilson Golf has led to a successful 2012 campaign for the Scot culminating in the Ryder Cup. 


London 2012 Show Jumper chooses Algarve for post-Olympic relaxtion

Leading Show Jumper and London 2012 Legend, Peter Charles choose a stay with Oceanico at their Amendoeria Golf Resort for a post-Olympic wind down. 


Royal Isabela, Puerto Rico extends accommodation

The stunning Royal Isabela complex in Puerto Rico has expanded it's accommodation to a choice of 20 Casitas which include Ocean Views. 


De-Vere member wins 'once in a lifetime' trip to Medinah

When the Ryder Cup begins at the end of September lucky De Vere Club member Jonathan Barber will be there to see all the action unfold! 


Olazabal names his fourth Vice-Captain

Following the completion of his team Jose Maria Olazabal named his fourth and final Vice-Captain for the Ryder Cup match at Medinah G.C. 


Bubba Watson closes in on long drive charity target

Bubba Watson is closing in on a milestone that will see him and Ping raise $90'000 for charity! He needs to hit 3 more 300yrd long drives at the Barclays this week.


St Enodoc named 76th best course 'you can play' in the World

The famous links course St Enodoc has been named 76th best course in the World that 'You can play' by Golf World


PowaKaddy continues it's growth under new ownership

Following PowaKaddy's purchase by John deGraft-Johnson and David Catford the future looks bright for both brand and retailers. 


Faldo Series announces new agreement in Slovakia

The Black Stork Golf Resort has been announced as the home of the Faldo Series in Slovakia. This week sees the Slovakian Championship with the winner going through to the Grand Final.


The new Face Forward wedge aims to improve your game

The unique design of the Face Forward 2 wedge isnow hitting UK markets after a successful launch in the US.


Gleneagles gears up for Johnnie Walker Championship

Gleneagles plays host to the14th instalment of the Johnnie Walker Championship this week, with the 156 man field alleager to take on the new challenge offered by a remodelled PGA Centenary Course.


Augusta National admits two female members

Augusta National yesterday admitted two female members for the first time in it's history.


McIlroy v Woods - A heavyweight rivalry is born!

As Rory McIlroy strolled to an 8 shot victory and his second major on Sunday evening at the USPGA a heavyweight rivalry went from a possibility to being reality.


McGinley, Bjorn and Clarke named as vice-captains for 2012 Ryder Cup

Jose Maria Olazabal has named an experienced trio of Ryder cup vice-captains in the form of Paul McGinley, Thomas Bjorn and Darren Clarke for the much anticipated clash at Medinah in September.


Footjoy complete Major Grand Slam following victory by Rory McIlroy in the USPGA

Footjoy have completed a Major Championship Grand Slam thanks to victory in this years final Major, the USPGA Championship by Rory McIlroy


Birkdale Goblet - Lost balls and living the dream

Golfshake's Owen Davies recently played in the Birkdale Goblet, a 36 hole scratch open event at the famous Royal Birkdale links. Hopes were high, but reality soon set in....


Spanish resort Lumine unveils new Autumn Play and Stay packages

LUMINE Golf Club, Spain - Featuring the Greg Norman designed Lakes Course has unveiled two new play and stay packages for this Autumn.


Titleist support McIlroy to his second major in 2 Years

Titleist Brand Ambassador Rory McIlroy fires a sensational final round 66 to win the final Major of 2012 by a record breaking eight shot margin at Kiawah Island


Faldo Series returns to Russia for its 5th year

The Faldo Series will celebrate its fifth year in Russia when Sir Nick Faldo’s global golf development programme tees off at Agalarov Golf and Country Club on August 28-30.  Golfers will compete for a place in the Faldo Series Europe Grand Final in Northern Ireland.


Race for Ryder Cup spots nearly complete

There is now only one final qualifying event left on the European Tour for qualification into the Ryder Cup. Ian Poulter surged into contention for an automatic spot following his top 5 finish at the USPGA.


Ping announce new Anser product line up

Ping have announced a new Anser product line up with the focus being on increased adjustability and customisation of their products.


Win a trip to 2012 USPGA venue Kiawah Island with Golfbreaks.com

Golfbreaks.com are offering a chance for you to spend a week at Kiawah Island Resort with 4 rounds of Golf over the famous USPGA and Ryder Cup Venue


Luke Donald draws inspiration from Team GB

Luke Donald has commented on how he has drawn inspiration from Great Britain's Olympians ahead of this years final major - The USPGA Championship


Odyssey Metal-X putter emulates 2-ball success

Odyssey's new Metal-X range is enjoying stunning success and is matching the popularity of the hugely successful 2 ball.


A lesson with a short game guru - Dave Pelz

Golfshake's Owen Davies went to visit the new Dave Pelz short game academy at The Grove and had a short game lesson from the man himself. Dave Pelz is short game coach to Phil Mickleson and his pupils have won 19 majors.  


The Grove announced as home to Dave Pelz Golf Schools

The Grove, Hertfordshire– One of Europe’s finest golfing destinationse has announced that it has been chosen by Dave Pelz to be the new UK home of his immensely-popular Scoring Game Schools. Dave Pelz is recognised as one of the worlds greatest short game coaches and has helped the worlds top players to a total of 19 majors.


Callaway celebrate Els victory with a major offer!

Callaway Golf are celebrating Staff Player Ernie Els stunning victory in the Open Championship with a fantastic offer for anyone purchasing it's Razr Fit driver; the driver used by Els on route to his fourth major


Chart Hills announce August special offers

Chart Hills G.C, Kent have announced some special offers for August. the Nick Faldo designed layout is famous for its stunning array of bunkers and has held the European Tour School over the past few years.


Golf in the Olympics - For or Against?

With only four years to go until Golf makes its return to the Olympics in Rio, Golfshake take a look at the arguments that are dividing the golfing community as to whether Golf in the Olympics is a good or bad thing.


Teeofftimes.co.uk celebrate Summer of sport with great value deals

Teeofftimes.co.uk are celebrating the arrival of the British Summer of sport with some special 2012 themed offers at their favourite golf clubs.


Tevez raises R&A eyebrows at The Open

Carlos Tevez caused a stir when he turned up on Sunday at The Open to caddy for Andres Romero who finished with a 12-over par 82.


Net60Six – 60 shots 60 minutes 60 points

A new short format of the game is taking driving ranges by storm. It has been designed to encourage people into the game while allowing avid golfers a way to play a quick and competitive format. Driving ranges all over the country are signing up and evidence shows that participation levels at these ranges are rising.


Dave Pelz launches Short Game Schools at The Grove

Short game guru Dave Pelz has teamed up with The Grove to launch the UK arm of his renowned golf schools. Dave Pelz has written acclaimed books, The Putting Bible, The Short Game Bible and is short game coach to Phil Mickleson


New vision for Golf in 2020

HSBC have teamed up with The Futures Company, a research agency to provide a vision of the state of the game in 2020. A changing landscape with a much increased Asian presence is predicated as is a move towards faster and shorter formats.


Blackpool Play and Stay

With the Open being played at Royal Lytham & St Annes nr. Blackpool, Golfshake have taken a look at Where to play and stay in some of England's finest golfing coastland. Top courses include Royal Lytham & St Annes, St Annes Old Links and Fairhaven.


How to Choose the Right Putter

There can be more to choosing a putter than you think especially with custom fit options available. Golfshake takes a look at why choosing the right putter is important and how you could potentially save shots off your game.


Bounce - Explained

Whether buying a new club, particularly a wedge or going for a lesson often the term bounce comes up. So what exactly is this in golf terms?


MOI - Explained

The world’s leading manufacturers are constantly talking about MOI in relation to the golf equipment that they manufacture. Whether it is high MOI, increased MOI or in some cases low MOI! So what exactly is this mysterious stuff?


Custom Fit - Why Bother ?

Custom fitting is now recognised as being an important part of any purchase of golf equipment, but many still choose to ignore the benefits and buy ‘off the shelf’. So what are the real benefits of custom fitting and why should you always have it done when buying new or second hand equipment?


Mid-Range Irons Review

The Mid-Range iron market is highly competitive and has been an area in which new UK golf companies, such as Benross and MD have thrived. This competitive market allows the consumer to find some fantastic value golf equipment much of which is manufactured to a very high standard.


Mid Price Drivers Review

The mid-Price point driver market has suffered in recent years with many of the top end brands dropping prices in order to compete in a high pressured market. There are however a few brands that have weathered the storm thanks to excellent product design and great value.


Feature Golf Laser Range Finders

We recently featured the Golf GPS devices on the market, we now take a look at the other distance measuring devices the golf laser range finders.


Feature: Sunglasses for Golf

Summer is here and the Sun is shining at last! With raised awareness of the risk of eye damage from bright sunshine and new, innovative lens technology, sunglasses are becoming more and more popular on the golf course. With many of the world’s leading players starting to wear glasses ‘in-shot’ it may be only a matter of time before we are all turning to the shades for a round of golf!


Belly Putters - Feature & Review

Belly Putters have been a much talked about part of the game in recent years and have come into particular focus following Keegan Bradley’s victory in the USPGA in 2011. Golfshake have taken an unbiased look at some of the new and innovative Belly Putters to enter the market in 2012.


Review of Golf GPS Devices

GPS units have come a long way from being a basic unit with simple distance to hazards and a few points on the green.? Many units now hold data on over 30’000 golf courses and boast impressive full colour HD touch screens.? Golfshake have taken a look at some of the most advanced units available on today’s market.


Casual Golf Shoes

A new wave of golf shoe has been hitting the golf market over the last 12 months in the form of a trainer/street/golf hybrid shoe. These shoes are mainly designed for summer golf and have an emphasis on comfort and street fashion.  Golfshake has taken a look at some of the new Golf/Trainer hybrid shoes currently available in today’s market.


2012 Game Improvement Irons

Golfshake have taken an independent a look at some of the 2012’s Game Improvement irons and the technologies, features and benefits on offer.  New face construction methods over the past few years have allowed the major brands to create more forgiving and longer game improvement irons.


2012 Players Irons

In the past you had to play an all out blade to gain many of the benefits of a forged players club, these included the soft feel and feedback that a forged blade would give you.  Thankfully this has changed and on offering in 2012 are some fantastic players clubs that provide the feel and control of a blade, but with the forgiveness of cavity back and muscle back technology.


2012 Wedges

Although technology has not had a great impact on the wedge market in recent years the new groove rules brought in by the USGA and R&A mean that manufacturers must now make all new wedges conforming to the 2010 rule change.  Check out the overview from Golfshake of the new wedges to hit the market in 2012.


2012 Fairway woods

Fairway woods are an under-estimated club in many a players bag. Certainly not as glamorous as their big brother the Driver, they can be the vital ‘go to’ club for many under pressure or simply needing a bit of confidence off the tee. Check out the clubs available in 2012.


2012 Hybrids

Following on from our look at the 2012 Drivers we take a look at the 2012 Hybrids.


2012 Drivers

With several new and improved products on the market, Golfshake have taken an unbiased look at what Drivers are available for the 2012 season.






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