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TaylorMade Launches MYMG2 Personalised Wedges

If you love TaylorMade wedges and the idea of adding a personal touch to your golf clubs, the manufacturer has launched its new MyMG2 personalised wedge programme, joining MySpiderX, MyHi-Toe and MySpider.

OCEAN TEE Unveils First Product in Sustainable Golf Apparel Range

You may have already seen OCEAN TEE's bamboo tees, but now the sustainable brand has extended its offering to include clothing. The first product in the line, which is available to purchase from May 1st, is the Mako polo shirt; named after the endangered Mako shark, the fastest shark in the ocean. 

Can I Improve My Clubhead Speed During Lockdown?

With golf not possible during lockdown, Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Paver decided to embark on a challege to increase his swing speed, hoping to reach 100mph, adopting a plan with two speed training companions to help him reach that target. Now, two weeks into the new regime, Kevin describes his progress.

Galvin Green Produces New Garments Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Renowned golf apparel brand Galvin Green is continuing to make significant gains in the pursuit of sustainability, launching a new line of INSULA warm layer garments that have been produced entirely from recycled plastic bottles.

SuperSpeed Golf PRGR Launch Monitor Review

Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has been determined to add extra speed and distance to his game, working with the SuperSpeed Golf system, but now he has used the PRGR Launch Monitor to provide data insights on that improvement. 

Skechers Launches GO GOLF Footwear Collection for 2020

Bringing together the acclaimed technology of Skechers Performance and fresh designs, Skechers GO GOLF footwear collection for 2020 is set to help golfers play and look their best.

How Often Do You Change Your Golf Glove? Compare Yourself to Other Golfers

How regularly do you change your golf glove? Depending on how seriously you take your gear and its performance, gloves can last for a while, but you'll probably go through a couple per season assuming you play often. Everyone is different, but to find a more generalised consensus, we put the question out to a host of Golfshake Ambassadors.

Golfers CBD Oil Enters UK Market

CBD Oil has become a regular product on the PGA Tour, with various golfers believing that it could positively impact their game. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook wanted to know more, so has reached out to new UK brand, Golfers CBD.

Callaway MAVRIK Fairway Woods - Tech Talk

Like the Callaway Mavrik Driver, the new Mavrik Fairway Wood has been engineered through the use of Artificial Intelligence, featuring a uniquely designed Flash Face to work specifically for the shape and size of the head. For more insight behind the technology and innovation, we met Dr Alan Hocknell.

SkyCaddie SX400 Review

Realising that he was consistently losing shots due to poor course management, Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken has been testing the new SkyCaddie SX400 for us, discovering whether it can improve and help to better inform his decision making when playing golf.

Callaway MAVRIK Irons - Tech Talk

Following last year's groundbreaking Epic Flash Driver, Callaway has gone a step further and utilised Artificial Intelligence for the first time in an iron through the MAVRIK range. We met Dr Alan Hocknell, Senior Vice President of Research & Development, who explained the innovation and manufacturing process behind the new irons.

Galvin Green Apollo Jacket Review

Galvin Green’s ‘APOLLO’ jacket is new for 2020 and from their highly regarded Part One collection. Featuring GORE-TEX Paclite Technology, the Apollo is one of the lightest waterproof jackets they have produced. Golfshake's Kevin Paver has tested and reviewed the product.

OGIO Fuse 304 Stand Bag Review

The OGIO Fuse 304 Stand Bag arrived late in 2019 and was very much focused on being one of the lightest and most comfortable stand bags on the market. But does it deliver on that promise? Golfshake's Kevin Paver has tested and reviewed the bag for us.

Callaway MAVRIK Drivers - Tech Talk

Callaway's MAVRIK Driver builds on the progress made by Rogue and Epic Flash, continuing to break new ground in club design. For detailed and unique insight, we met Dr Alan Hocknell, Senior Vice President of Research & Development at Callaway Golf, to mearn more about the technology and features behind the range.

American Golf Reveals Battle of the Brands Driver Results

Each year, the game's leading manufacturers reveal their new drivers onto the market, but American Golf continues to the lead the way when it comes to testing, welcoming 1,274 participants into its Battle of the Brands, which has provided a rich source of data and information on how far UK golfers hit the ball.

TaylorMade Spider S Putters Review

TaylorMade's Spider franchise has been a popular range of mallet putters, with the new S for 2020 being the latest edition, delivering the most forgiving model yet. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has reviewed the Spider S for us.

Mizuno M Craft Putters Review

Japanese manufacturer, Mizuno is revered for its crafting of golf clubs and the quality of its irons, but that reputation is being translated into putters with the first edition of the new M.CRAFT. Featuring a trio of models and finishes, PGA Professional & Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested each of them for us.

ZOOM Presents Focus X Laser Rangefinder

Emerging laser rangefinder brand, ZOOM has presented its first model, the Focux X. Including premium features, this innovative addition to the market aims to be a more affordable model, and will make its debut appearance this spring.

FootJoy Launches New Spikeless Footwear Range for 2020

FootJoy has continued to expand its offering of spikeless golf shoes with an enhanced selection of models released for 2020, following the introduction of the acclaimed new Pro|SL and Pro|SL Carbon, defined by innovation, comfort, versatility, and striking outsole technologies.

ECCO Presents Special Anniversary Hybrid Golf Shoe

Many golf fans will recall the original GOLF STREET shoes worn by former champion Fred Couples at The Masters in 2010, and now a decade on, ECCO GOLF is marking that milestone by presenting the new ECCO GOLF STREET 10, which pays homage to that breakthrough model.

PING Reveals New Golf Bag Collection for 2020

PING has revealed its new golf bag range for the 2020 season, engineered to deliver the innovation and quality that consumers expect of the revered brand, blending together stylish designs with advanced technology.

TaylorMade TRUSS Putters Review

There are many unique and striking putter designs in the golf industry, and TaylorMade's new Truss is another example, created to provide something for those golfers who are seeking the performance of a high-MOI mallet in a traditional shape. However, just who is this designed for, and could it be for you? Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed Truss for us.

RIFE Golf Unveils New Shoe Designs at American Golf

Renowned for its innovative range of putters, RIFE Golf has now moved into the UK golf shoe market with a series of high quality models that have been created to deliver that trademark style, with four designs available for golfers to choose from at American Golf.

Who Are TravisMathew?

Relatively new to the UK market, you may not have heard or be too aware of TravisMathew, which has been a popular lifestyle golf apparel brand in the US. Discovering more about what you can expect, we sent Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall to TravisMathew's European HQ.

TravisMathew Introduces Spring Summer 2020 Collection

Drawing on the lifestyle and culture of Southern California, TravisMathew has launched their Spring Summer 2020 Collection, designed to foster the idea of the Endless Vacation. They have created a striking range for the season ahead that will keep you looking sharp both on and off the golf course.

Golfshake Members Fitted for Callaway MAVRIK Drivers

When it comes to drivers, you could think that you know what is best suited for your game, that a careful study of marketing information, and perhaps hitting a few shots down the range, is all that you need to identify the optimum club for you. Three Golfshake members may have thought the same until we recently took them to experience a custom fitting with Callaway Golf.

BIG MAX Adds Four New Cart Bags for Spring

BIG MAX is coming off a hugely successful year with the unveiling of four new cart bags for this spring, adding fresh designs based around  the Aqua and Dri Lite technology that has made the brand so popular.

Titleist Vokey SM8 Wedges Review

First appearing on tour last year, Titleist's new SM8 Wedges have now made their way onto the market, engineered by the revered Bob Vokey, designed to deliver greater performance and better feel. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed each of the three grinds and finishes for us.

Titleist T100S & T400 Irons Review

Part of Titleist's T-Series, the manufacturer has launched its new T100S and T400 Irons. Discovering whether all golfers are now covered by these releases, Ryan Rastall has tested both irons at the Performance Centre at Howley Hall Golf Club, using data to inform his insights on which model is best suited for your game.

adidas Shows Way Forward With Sustainable Apparel & Footwear

adidas is continuing its END PLASTIC WASTE journey by delivering innovative products on the golf course, with branded players competing in The Players Championship will be wearing apparel and footwear crafted from upcycled plastic waste, creation an environmentally first for sport.

Why You Must Get Your Next Clubs Fitted

Have you been custom fitted? If not, then it's something that you must consider the next time you buy new clubs. We visited Callaway's Fitting Centre with three Golfshake Ambassador who were fitted for drivers, demonstrating the importance of the process and it's essential for all golfers.

PING Introduces New Apparel Collections for Men & Women

PING has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2020 Apparel Collections for men and women, engineered to provide golfers with the performance, style and choice that they expect, combining striking designs with quality fabrics.

Mizuno Launches New Footwear & Apparel for Summer

When you think of Mizuno, the manufacturer's acclaimed irons may come to mind, but the Japanese brand is also revered for its apparel and footwear, revealing its new collections for Spring/Summer 2020, including the Wave Cadence Spikeless and Genem GTX golf shoes.

FJ Reveals New Spring Summer Apparel Collections for 2020

Designed to kickstart your season, FootJoy has revealed its new Spring/Summer Apparel Range for 2020, bringing together an array of collections for both men and women.

Scotty Cameron Special Select Putters Review

There's a reason why Scotty Cameron is such a revered manufacturer of putters, a reputation that is set to be further enhanced by the introduction of eight new Special Select models for the 2020 season. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested two of the new releases for us.

FatPlate MirrorBar & Mirror Insert Review

FatPlate is regularly seen on European Tour practice ranges, but its PuttPlate category is also hugely popular on the circuit. The MirrorBar has been engineered to encourage better alignment, helping you to hole more putts. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing the MirrorBar and PuttPlate Mirror Insert for us

NUROCO Energy Gel Review

This year, Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has taken the opportunity to try out a new golf focused food and energy product, NUROCO, which is marketed as providing 'fuel for focus' to help your game without 'sugar rushes' to see if it can help to improve his game.

Motocaddy Unveils New Push Trolleys for 2020 Season

Providing golfers with a range of fresh options this season, Motocaddy has unveiled three new push trolleys for 2020, bringing together a modern design combined with innovative features and generous storage.

Mizuno Launches New RB Golf Balls for 2020

Buiding on the success of Mizuno's RB TOUR and RB TOUR X golf balls, the manufacturer has revealed two new soft compression balls - the RB566 and RB566V - which have been engineered to deliver greater distance and a prolonged flight courtesy of 566 dimple patterns and high energy cores.

adidas #CodeChaos Boa Golf Shoe Review

This year, adidas Golf has launched its striking new #CodeChaos range of footwear. Taking the shoes onto the course during the depths of winter, Golfshake's Kevin Heggie discovered how they perform in such testing conditions.

Powakaddy Reveals New FX Collection and Ultra-Compact CT Range

Ushering in this new decade in stylish fashion, acclaimed manufacturer of electric golf trolleys, PowaKaddy has launched the 10th generation of its hugely popular Freeway Range; the FX Collection, and has introduced the completely remodelled 2020 Compact Range.

PXG 0311 GEN3 Irons Review

PXG Irons are unquestionably expensive, but to discover whether the quality of performance matches the price, Golfshake's Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall visited PXG's Northern Fitting Hub at Garforth Golf Club to test and review the new 0311 GEN3.

Motocaddy Reveals New Golf Trolley Designs

Alongside the innovative new M5 GPS, Motocaddy has revealed updated its popular S1, M1, M1 DHC, M3 PRO and M3 PRO DHC trolleys have also been enhanced with a significant update to incorporate an updated handle design, stylish frame and wheel colouring, in addition to fresh features added to each model after extensive research among golfers.

Motocaddy M5 GPS - The First Touch Screen Electric Trolley

Motocaddy have annnounced the launched of "the world’s first touch screen-enabled electric trolley" as part of its range for 2020, with the M5 GPS trolley.

Duca del Cosma Offers Bigger Choice of Premium Golf Shoes

Italian brand Duca del Cosma will become even more visible this season after increasing the production of its striking line of golf shoes to provide stockists with the variety of options that customers demand for the months ahead.

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