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Articles by Robert Treanor

Rob is a passionate golfer who typically manages over 100 rounds a year. He travels a lot and has played golf in four continents with favourite tracks including Woburn, Aphrodite Hills (Cyprus), and Clyne (Wales).

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Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Stay & Play Review

Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf resort has developed a reputation as a top-class destination. The family owned venue made a significant investment to add a luxury hotel and spa to the existing facilities on the Estate. Golfshake sent Ambassador Rob Treanor along to experience the delights of Bowood.


GolfBuddy Aim L10V Review

The GolfBuddy Aim L10V is a premium laser rangefinder. Part of a range of distance measuring devices, the newly launched GolfBuddy products have an offering to suit all tastes and budgets. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has been testing the new Aim L10V for us.


Carlyon Bay Feature Review

Carlyon Bay is regularly cited as one of the top courses in Cornwall and has received excellent feedback from Golfshake independent member reviews. The Highly Recommended club occupies a spectacular clifftop location which Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor went to experience.


Tewkesbury Park Stay & Play Feature

A dilemma many golfers face is balancing the urge to play the great game with the competing demands of spending time with partners and/or children. Recently welcoming a newborn to the world, Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor took the family to Tewkesbury Park to see if the hotel’s modern facilities could keep everyone happy.


Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort Feature Review

Bowood is a greatly acclaimed stay and play venue in Wiltshire, Highly Recommended on Golfshake. Rob Treanor had the chance to visit and shares his thoughts on the facility and its Dave Thomas designed PGA Championship Course.


Archerfield Dirleton Course Feature Review

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


Duca del Cosma Camelot Shoe Review

Duca Del Cosma is an Italian brand helping to bring stylish, bold and classy shoes to golfers around the world. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has tested the Camelot model and shared his thoughts on the product.


Gullane No 1 Feature Review

Gullane Golf Club is a jewel in East Lothian, Scotland's Golf Coast. The No 1 Course is regarded as being one of the finest in the nation, so it was a thrill for Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor to experience this revered layout.


Crieff Golf Club Feature Review

Perthshire's Crieff Golf Club is a Highly Recommended, parkland venue that is situated within beautiful and tranquil surrounds, enjoying views across stunning valleys and the Highlands beyond. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor had the chance to experience this inland gem in Scotland.


Luffness New Golf Club Feature Review

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


Archerfield Links Fidra Course Feature Review

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


Dunbar Golf Club Feature Review

Dunbar is a highly regarded, classics links course on the legendary East Lothian coastline in Scotland. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor had the chance to experience this stunning layout and shares his thoughts.


Bamburgh Castle Feature Review

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


Goswick Golf Club Feature Review

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


Whitehill Golf Club Feature Review

Whitehill Golf Club has received Highly Recommended status as rated by Golfshake members, achieving a whopping 100% approval rating. This outstanding record deserved further investigation so we sent Rob Treanor to play the course and find out more.


The Burstead Golf Club Feature Review

The Burstead is nestled away in the pretty Essex countryside and comes Highly Recommended by the Golfshake Community. We sent Rob Treanor to discover the formula for this success.


Aldwickbury Park Feature Review

Aldwickbury Park is situated in Hertfordshire and enjoys a spectacular 100% recommended rating from the Golfshake Community, based on over 200 reviews. We dispatched Rob Treanor to discover why this venue is so highly regarded


Ashridge Golf Club Feature Review

Ashridge Golf Club is a Highly Recommended venue on Golfshake, ranking highly for the quality of its layout. We dispatched Ambassador Rob Treanor to find out more about this extremely popular venue.


Hanbury Manor Feature Review

Hanbury Manor is a revered venue that has achieved Highly Recommended status on Golfshake, courtesy of ratings by everday golfers. We dispatched Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor to experience it for himself.


Hadley Wood Golf Club Feature Review

Hadley Wood Golf Club is a Dr Alister MacKenzie design that has been rated exceptionally by the Golfshake Community. We dispatched Rob Treanor to discover what makes this venue great.


Duca Del Cosma Eton White Golf Shoe Review

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has tested and reviewed Duca Del Cosma's Eton White golf shoe, which has been made from fine Nappa leather, providing a quality and stylish product.


Gog Magog Wandlebury Course Feature Review

The Wandlebury Course is the modern of the two layouts at the renowned Gog Magog Golf Club. Opened for play in 1999, it's a striking design. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor had the chance to experience it.


Amarilla Golf Club Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to experience Amarilla Golf Club on the southern shore of Tenerife, which boasts a Donald Steel designed course. Here is his review.


Golf Del Sur Golf Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to experience the spectacular Golf Del Sur on the southern shore of Tenerife, which includes 27-holes of golf. Here is his guide and review.


Golf In Massachusetts

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently spent time in the State of Massachusetts and decided to hire a set of clubs and experience several of the golf courses, including the first Ryder Cup venue and some terrific modern designs. He shares insights about these layouts and his time in America.


Hiring Golf Clubs in America with Clublender

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor spent a month in the US on business. The opportunity to play new courses was too good to turn down so he decided to hire a set of clubs through Clublender rather than drag his own through the airport travel process. See how he get on.


Ryder Cup Then & Now

The Ryder Cup was first staged in 1927 at Worcester Country Club in America. Golfshake's Rob Treanor had the opportunity to take a look at the course, and see how that event compares with the 2018 edition from Le Golf National.


Stay & Play at Telford Golf & Spa Hotel

Telford Golf & Spa Hotel is situated in the rolling Shropshire Hills, and is a venue that combines a fine parkland golf course with highly regarded facilities within the resort. Golfshake's Rob Treanor recently went to experience it for himself.


Telford Golf & Spa Hotel Feature Review

Telford Golf Hotel & Spa was noted as being “the club with the most sand in the whole of Europe” when it opened in the 1970s. Featuring elements of course design shared with Augusta National, Golfshake sent Ambassador Rob Treanor along to see how the club has developed.


De Vere Staverton Estate Stay & Play Report

The De Vere Staverton Estate combines an upmarket hotel and spa with a superb 18-hole championship golf courses. There is much to savour at this venue, and Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has all the information you need.


Gog Magog (Old Course) Feature Review

Gog Magog has has been awarded the coveted Highly Recommended status on Golfshake. Having recently completed a programme of renovations on its two courses, Golfshake sent Ambassador Rob Treanor to report on “the links on the hills”.


De Vere Staverton Estate Feature Review

De Vere Staverton Estate is a beautiful golf resort nestled in the heart of England. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to experience it for himself, and here is his Feature Review.


The Oxfordshire Feature Review

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of The Oxfordshire, so Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor took the opportunity to experience the spectacular 18-hole championship layout. Here is his Feature Review.


Woburn Duke's Course Feature Review

Woburn is among the finest golf destinations in the country - boasting three championship courses - and Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to play the Duke's Course. Here is his Feature Review.


Praia d'el Rey Feature Review

Portugal has long been a favourite destination for UK golfers owing to the excellent weather, the abundance of fantastic quality golf courses and short travel time. Golfers visiting the area are likely to play a few of the courses, find out how Golfshake ambassador for on playing Praia d'el Rey.


The Grove Review

The Grove has hosted a World Golf Championship and the British Masters, and Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor experienced this prestigious venue for himself, playing and reviewing this stunning property.


Review Elea Golf Resort

Golf came to Cyprus relatively recently but those in the know have been enjoying some top quality golf on the island over the last ten years. The Nick Faldo design at Elea ranks very highly in the top courses and Golfshake ambassador Rob Treanor reviewed for us, find out how he got on.


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