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Tag: Book

Grass Routes by Richard Pennell Book Review

A keen student of the written word when it relates to golf, Andrew Picken, Golfshake Ambassador, has reviewed Grass Routes, a new book written by Richard Pennell, who shares a collection of reminiscences from a unique life spent in the game. read more ...

Acclaimed Short Game Coach Daniel Grieve Releases New Book

Acclaimed short game coach Daniel Grieve has released a new book that hopes to simplify things around the greens, allowing golfers to easily to vary setup, ball flights, and spin rates to give them a greater range of shots to use. read more ...

The Great English Golf Boom Book Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken reviews The Great English Golf Boom 1864 to 1914: A History by Dr Michael B Morrison, a stunning, academic quality book that explores the growth of the sport in England and answers many key questions. read more ...

New Book Captures Essence of Seve Ballesteros

Seve Ballesteros was taken from us far too soon. He should never be forgotten. And thanks to renowned sports photographer David Cannon and his wonderful book Seve: His Life Through The Lens, he never will be. Published to mark the 10th anniversary of his death, it is a picture-led book that captures the very essence of the man. read more ...

More Golf Books to Read During Lockdown

Facing lockdown and more time spent at home, many golfers will be missing the opportunity to visit their beloved courses, but that doesn't mean you can't stay engaged with the game. This is a great chance to read a variety of golf-related books. We have selected another ten for your consideration, including reads on golf courses, instruction, and some of the most legendary figures in history. read more ...

The Golf Lover's Guide to England Book Review

Following his Guide to Scotland, author Michael Whitehead has returned with The Golf Lover's Guide to England, offering everything you could want to know about the nation's finest courses. Will Trinkwon has reviewed the book for us and shares his thoughts. read more ...

Review - The Golfer’s Lament: How I Reached for the Pars… and Missed

Golf writer Will Trinkwon reviews - The Golfer’s Lament by Will Nett. The Golfer’s Lament is a breezy and likeable account of the honeymoon period of falling in love with the game. Find out what Will thought. read more ...

Privilege at Play Book Review

Golfshake's Will Trinkwon decided to take an academic route in his golf book reading by digestingand reviewing Hugo Ceron-Anaya’s book, Privilege at Play: Class, Gender, and Golf in Mexico, which takes a sociological view of the game. read more ...

Meeting Former Ryder Cup Star Peter Dawson

Who was the first left-hander to play in the Ryder Cup? That distinction goes to England's Peter Dawson, who represented Great Britain & Ireland in 1977. Having now released a fascinating new book, which is designed to benefit the senior golfer, Golfshake's Kevin Paver met the PGA Master Professional to learn more. read more ...

The Golf Lover's Guide to Scotland Book Review

Golf travel/course guides can be difficult to get right, but Will Trinkwon thinks that Michael Whitehead has found a winning combination in his recently published The Golf Lover's Guide to Scotland. read more ...

Now for the Back Nine Book Review

Golfshake's Andrew Picken has reviewed Now for the Back Nine, written by former Ryder Cup player Peter Dawson, which features both tales from the tour and instruction that is tailored for the senior golfer. read more ...

Four-Iron in the Soul Book Review

Having dreamed of sporting glory since he was a young lad, Guardian journalist Lawrence Donegan packs in his day job and resolves to spend a year caddying on the European Tour for Scottish golfer Ross Drummond. Will Trinkwon reviews the 1990s classic Four-Iron in the Soul, Donegan's brilliant account of his efforts. read more ...


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