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Tag: Golf Previews

How You Can Attend The Masters in 2025

Watching the Masters on your TV every April is special enough, but imagine just how magical it would be to experience it yourself in person? Getting your hands on a ticket for Augusta is a dream for many, but it's one that you can make a reality. read more ...


Ranking The 25 Best Players in Masters History

It's now been 90 years since the first Masters was contested. Marking this anniversary year, we have been thinking about the greatest players in tournament history, ranking them with a simple points system that rewards champions but also recognises those who consistently found themselves on the leaderboard year after year. read more ...


Which Golfers Have The Best Records at Augusta National

There are 89 invited golfers in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but which of them is most likely to get their hands on the Green Jacket for the first time? We have taken a close look at everyone playing this year to pick out some names who have regularly felt comfortable when facing this formidable and iconic layout. read more ...


8 Stories to Follow at The Masters 2024

The Masters is always a highlight on the calendar for golf fans as we return to that most familiar and iconic of venues - Augusta National. What also often remains the same are the stories that we look forward to seeing unfold when the pursuit for the Green Jacket begins in earnest on Thursday. read more ...


6 Outsiders to Watch at The Masters 2024

Looking forward to the 88th Masters Tournament, most eyes heading into the first major of the year have been fixed on world number one Scottie Scheffler, defending champion Jon Rahm and perennial career grand slam hopeful Rory McIlroy, but could we see a relative outsider triumph at Augusta National? read more ...


Predicting What is Going to Happen at The Masters in 2024

It's sure to be another fascinating week as the world's best golfers assemble at Augusta National for the 88th Masters Tournament. But what is going to happen? Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has challenged Editor Kieran Clark to make a series of predictions for this year's Masters in a battle to see whose crystal ball is the most accurate. read more ...


The Masters 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Masters always serves up plenty of drama and this year’s tournament is going to be no exception. Can Rory McIlroy finally end his drought and secure the career Grand Slam? Will Jon Rahm successfully defend the title he won 12 months ago? And who is going to stop Scottie Scheffler from winning his second major? read more ...


Rookies Who Could Win The 2024 Masters

Augusta National is a unique golf course that presents special challenges. It takes time to get to know its nuances and subtleties, and that is why so many first-timers come to grief. Here, we assess the chances of the Augusta rookies with the best chance of causing an upset. read more ...


The Best Holes to Watch at Augusta National

Augusta National is a thing of rare beauty and offers unique challenges to the world’s finest golfers. Originally designed by Alister MacKenzie, it has been lengthened over the years but the course is still essentially the masterpiece created by MacKenzie.  Here are the holes to look out for as the Masters drama unfolds. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Miami Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf arrives at Trump National Doral in Miami this week, with all eyes on the likes of Jon Rahm, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Cameron Smith, Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Adrian Meronk and Joaquin Niemann, who will all be heading to Augusta National next week for The Masters. read more ...


2024 Valero Texas Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Texas Open at San Antonio provides a final opportunity for players to tune up for next week’s Masters. And the good news is that with Augusta looming, the tournament has attracted a surprisingly strong field. read more ...


2024 Texas Children's Houston Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Scottie Scheffler will be looking for his third successive PGA Tour victory when he tees it up at the 2024 Texas Children’s Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course. read more ...


2024 Hero Indian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Denmark's Rasmus Hojgaard makes his debut at the Hero Indian Open this week alongside a host of golfers looking for success on the DP World Tour’s Asian Swing. read more ...


2024 Valspar Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Whisper it, but the countdown to The Masters is well and truly on. This week sees the Valspar Championship, which ends the Florida Swing, and the world’s best golfers are now doing whatever they feel they need to in order to get their games in shape for Augusta National. read more ...


2024 Singapore Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The DP World Tour’s Asian Swing gets under way with the Porsche Singapore Classic at Laguna National Golf Resort Club. And it has to be said that the field is surprisingly strong. read more ...


The Players Championship 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Players Championship takes place at TPC Sawgrass this week, with the PGA Tour’s best players tackling Pete Dye’s fiendish layout - and defending champion Scottie Scheffler is bang in form. read more ...


Are The PGA Tour's Signature Events Good For Golf

The PGA Tour's new Signature Events have proven to be contentious. Golfshake's Derek Clements - in his latest View From The Fairway - explains why he believes they are a bad concept for golf. read more ...


2024 Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

Kurt Kitayama was the surprise winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill 12 months ago. The tournament is now one of the PGA Tour’s signature events and, as such, has attracted the cream of the crop. read more ...


2024 Jonsson Workwear Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Jonsson Workwear Open brings the DP World Tour’s International Swing to a close. This is a co-sanctioned event with the Sunshine Tour, and that means there will be a strong South African presence at Glendower Golf Club. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Jeddah Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf returns this week in Jeddah, where Jon Rahm will be hoping to claim his first individual title. The Spaniard may not have won either of the two season-opening tournaments but he did enough to show that he is taking this pretty seriously. read more ...


2024 Cognizant Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rory McIlroy headlines the field at PGA National for the rebranded Cognizant Classic. Matt Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Shane Lowry, Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel and Cameron Young are other names that are part of an impressive field in Florida. read more ...


2024 SDC Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

England's Matthew Baldwin proved you should never give up on your dreams 12 months ago when he claimed his first DP World Tour title at the 200th attempt in winning the SDC Championship in South Africa by seven shots. read more ...


2024 Mexico Open at Vidanta Preview, Picks & Analysis

Defending champion Tony Finau and the in-form Emiliano Grillo will be among the favourites at the Mexico Open, but Golfshake's Derek Clements believes that Belgium's Thomas Detry could upset the odds and claim his first PGA Tour victory. read more ...


2024 Magical Kenya Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

After a well-deserved two-week break, the DP World Tour returns to action this week with the Magical Kenya Open at Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi with Japan’s Rikuya Hoshino looking to continue his extraordinary start to the season. read more ...


2024 Genesis Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

After his miserable performance at Pebble Beach, Rory McIlroy will be looking for better things at the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club. But this week he will be playing second fiddle to a certain Tiger Woods. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas Preview, Picks & Analysis

This week we will see Jon Rahm, Tyrrell Hatton, Adrian Meronk and Lucas Herbert teeing it up in LIV Golf's second tournament of the season in Las Vegas. Rahm came within a whisker of winning on his debut in Mexico and will be looking to put that right this time. read more ...


2024 WM Phoenix Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Dig out the earplugs and prepare to take cover. Yup, it’s the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale and the loudest and largest crowd in golf. Traditionalists may not enjoy everything that goes on here but there is no denying that this tournament is second to none when it comes to entertainment value. read more ...


2024 Qatar Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

The DP World Tour completes its swing of events in the Middle East at the Qatar Masters, where the likes of Scotland's Ewen Ferguson, Rasmus Hojgaard and former winner Jorge Campillo are among the likely contenders. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Mayakoba Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf’s new season kicks off at Mayakoba this week and the one guarantee is that this time it will get a little more attention than normal - and that’s because it will see Jon Rahm making his debut. read more ...


2024 Bahrain Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The DP World Tour returns to Bahrain this week for the first time in 13 years for the inaugural Bahrain Championship. Rasmus Hojgaard headlines a field that includes rising stars Dan Bradbury, Alex Fitzpatrick, Yannik Paul and Jordan Smith. read more ...


2024 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview, Picks & Analysis

Justin Rose defends his title at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and if he is going to repeat his success at one of the most iconic venues in America then he is going to have to be at his very best because he will be facing a world-class field. read more ...


2024 Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Max Homa is the defending champion this week at the Farmers Insurance Open as the PGA Tour makes its way to Torrey Pines. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks forward to what is always an early season highlight on the calendar. read more ...


2024 Ras Al Khaimah Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The likes of Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood and Tyrrell Hatton may have departed from the scene but the DP World Tour’s Middle East Swing continues with Daniel Gavins defending the Ras Al Khaimah Championship he won 12 months ago. read more ...


2024 The American Express Preview, Picks & Analysis

Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Tom Kim and Tony Finau have all committed to The American Express. There is also a significant European presence, with Robert MacIntyre, Victor Perez, Alexander Bjork, Shane Lowry, Seamus Power and Matt Wallace all opting to tee it up here rather than playing in Dubai. read more ...


2024 Hero Dubai Desert Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

Of course all eyes will be on defending champion Rory McIlroy as he tries to become the first four-time winner of the Dubai Desert Classic this week but nobody will need to tell him that he is going to have his work cut out. read more ...


2024 Sony Open in Hawaii Preview, Picks & Analysis

Si Woo Kim defends his title at the Sony Open as the first full-field tournament of 2024 gets under way at Waialae Country Club. Gary Woodland and Will Zalatoris return to action, while Matt Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton and Justin Rose will be flying the flag for England. read more ...


2024 Dubai Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rory McIlroy kicks off his season with a double-header in Dubai, starting with the inaugural Dubai Invitational. Unsurprisingly, McIlroy is joined by a host of Europe’s top players, including Tommy Fleetwood, Nicolai Hojgaard, Ryan Fox and Ryder Cup captain Luke Donald. read more ...


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