Tag: Courses

The 18 Hardest Greens in the UK

There is no exact science to determine what makes for a difficult green, but we have delved into the Golfshake Score Tracker and taken data from 125,000 rounds of golf to pick out some recurring greens that consistently drive alarming putting stats from regular golfers across a spectrum of abilities. read more ...


Four Highly Rated Clubs Seek England Golf's Most Welcoming Title

Four golf targets have reached the final in the race to be declared England Golf's Most Welcoming Club, sponsored by American Golf, and each of them have achieved a positive rating on Golfshake, being Rated as Highly Recommended. read more ...


Most Difficult 1st and 18th Holes in the UK

How difficult are the first and last holes at your golf course? We have delved into the Golfshake Score Tracker, seeking the most challenging opening and closing holes in the UK. read more ...


10 Must Play Golf Courses in Wales

Wales boasts many spectacular golf courses. From the classic links of Royal Porthcawl, to the Ryder Cup prestige of Celtic Manor, and the stunning vistas of Nefyn, here are ten incredible courses that you must play. read more ...


10 Must Play Golf Courses in England

England boasts an extraordinary depth of golf courses, from championship venues to classic and spectacular links. Derek Clements has picked out ten of the best, which everyone should consider playing at some point.  read more ...


20 of the Best UK Courses to Play in 2018

Here, we bring together 20 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, packed with information and opinion, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across Britain in 2018.\ Here, we bring together 20 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, packed with information and opinion, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across Britain in 2018. read more ...


The Alternative Top 100 Courses

Golfshake's 'Alternative' Top 100 rankings offer a list of the best golf courses that aren't in the 'Official' Top 100 rankings in the UK and have more than 50 reviews on Golfshake.com These courses are based off the expectations of the everyday golfer. read more ...


Golfshake Users Select Bucket List Courses

Which three golf courses do you dream of playing the most? That’s a question we have been asking Golfshake users since August, who have taken the time to submit their ‘Top 3 Bucket List Courses’ resulting in a fascinating myriad of diverse choices. read more ...


10 of the Best Golf Resorts in Florida

Increasing numbers of Britons are now travelling to Florida for golf breaks, and there are plenty to choose from. The quality of golf courses and hotels is astonishing. It hasn't been an easy task, but here we look at what we consider to be 10 of the best, based on the quality of the courses and accommodation. All of them are perfect for families. read more ...


The Longest Golf Holes in the UK

We now see holes measuring over 600 yards regularly in major championships, but there are several closer to home in the UK that regular golfers can experience for themselves. Take a look through some of the most eye-watering holes in Britain. read more ...


10 of the Best - Courses in Ayrshire

Ayrshire is a spectacular county for golf, featuring Open Championship venues Royal Troon, Turnberry and Prestwick, in addition to other stunning layouts such as Western Gailes and Dundonald. We pick out Ten of the Best Courses in the region - across a variety of prices and availability. read more ...


10 of the Best - Courses in Angus and Dundee

Angus is home to some of the most rugged coastline in Scotland, and some of its finest courses. From legendary Carnoustie to Panmure and Edzell, we take a look through ten of the best courses within the historic county. read more ...


10 of the Best Flora and Fauna Courses in the UK

The UK is home to many extraordinary golf courses, some of whom are home to an incredible array of plants, trees and wildlife. We take a closer look at ten of the most notable throughout Britain. read more ...


Oxfordshire vs. Cambridgeshire Golf Courses

This Sunday is the Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and to mark that occasion, we've put together five of the best golf courses from both counties. The question is, how do they compare? read more ...


Experience Northern Lights at Spectacular Lofoten Links in Arctic Circle

Remote and breathtaking, Lofoten Links is unquestionable one of the most spectacular courses in the world. Opened in 2015 inside the Arctic Circle, this extraordinary Norwegian venue demands your attention. read more ...


Best Scottish Isles Courses

Scotland is renowned for the likes of St. Andrews, Royal Dornoch and Carnoustie, but there are 38 golf courses situated on 26 islands. Derek Clements takes a closer look at some of the best of them. read more ...


10 of the Best - Courses in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is a beautiful county in England, famous for the Cotswolds and Cheltenham, but it's also home to some absolutely glorious golf courses. Here are ten of the very best of them. read more ...


Courses That Should Host a Major, but Never Will!

With the growth of the game globally it seems slightly absurd that we will never have a major on mainland Europe or Asia or South America. So, what if  the majors did not necessarily have to take place in their traditional locations? Which courses would make the grade?  read more ...


18 Hardest Holes in the World

Golf journalist Josh Carr has put together what he believes are the 18 hardest holes on the major golf tours. Would you dare take them on? read more ...


10 of the Best Par-3s in the World

Several of the most famous and greatest holes in the world are par-3s, but what are the 10 best to be found across the globe? Golf journalist Josh Carr offers his most memorable ten. read more ...


10 of the Best - Courses in Essex

Essex is a county that features some of the prettiest towns and villages in England, in addition to some wonderfully varied and enjoyable golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them. read more ...


Top 10 UK Courses to Play by Train

Sometimes it can be a struggle to decide who will be the designated driver on a golf trip, so why not settle for an away day by the railways? Golfshake writer Josh Carr has picked out his top 10 courses to play by train. read more ...


Best Courses to Never Host a Major Championship

With Championship standard golf courses in abundance around the world, is it time that the men's majors headed to some different destinations? Golfshake writer Josh Carr explored some courses that should be given the chance to host a major. read more ...


10 Strangest Golf Courses in the World

Golf journalist Josh Carr has picked out ten of the strangest golf courses in the world, which offer everything from sub-zero temperatures to playing alongside a minefield. read more ...


10 of the Best - Courses in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is one of England's most beautiful counties, located near London, and it is naturally home to some equally stunning golf courses. Here are ten of the best of them. read more ...


10 London Golf Courses Near Tube and Train Stations

Golfers often find it difficult to play if they live in London and don't have a car, so Golf Journalist Josh Carr has suggested ten courses you can access via the tube or train networks. read more ...



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