Tag: Holes

The Toughest Par 4s in England

Par 4s are the foundation of most golf courses and come in all shapes and sizes, but we wanted to find out what the toughest are in England. Studying data in the Golfshake Score Tracker, here are some of the most difficult, those holes that put a blemish on more cards than not. read more ...


Are These the Most Birdied Opening Holes in the UK

The opening hole to a round can set the tone of the day. Establishing a positive start is a challenge, but there are some layouts that introduce golfers in a more relaxed fashion. We have studied the Golfshake Score Tracker to help identify some of the easiest 1st holes in the UK, picking out the most birdied in 2020. read more ...


The Most Difficult Par 3s England

Most courses have that one tricky and memorable short hole, those alluring designs that are rife with danger. We wanted to discover the par 3s that give our golfers nightmares, and the only way to find them was to delve into the Golfshake Score Tracker, uncovering some of the toughest in England. read more ...


The Most Difficult 1st Holes in the UK

Getting off to a good start is often vital for a successful round, but that can be easier said than done at certain courses. We have analysed rounds submitted into the Golfshake Score Tracker since May, picking out those tricky opening holes that have challenged golfers, featuring some of the earliest card-wreckers in the game. read more ...


The Most Difficult 18th Holes in the UK

The final hole of the day is always a significant one, but to discover the most challenging across the UK, we have studied rounds submitted into the Golfshake Score Tracker since May, identifying the 18th holes that everyday golfers find difficult, featuring several surprising monsters to give everyone nightmares. read more ...


The Hardest Par 5s in Britain

Par 5s can be really hard. But what are the toughest? To provide a relatively educated sample, we analysed thousands of rounds submitted into the Golfshake Score Tracker to reveal some of the most difficult long holes across Britain. read more ...


The Most Difficult Par 3s in Britain

Memorable short holes are a key part of any golf course and have an iconic place in the game. Celebrating the masterful nature of par threes, we have studied thousands of rounds submitted into the Golfshake Score Tracker to discover the hardest across Britain. read more ...


100 Toughest Golf Holes in the UK

There are many thousands of golf holes dotted across the United Kingdom, but which of them are the most challenging? We have studied rounds submitted from across the country in the Golfshake Score Tracker to identify the most difficult statistically. read more ...


Why is the 18th Hole So Hard?

Whether it be the pressure, stamina, or difficulty, there is something about 18th holes that many golfers find troublesome. We have studied thousands of tracked rounds, looked back at major disasters, and shared our own personal stories, to reflect on the mystery that is the final hole of the round. read more ...


Stat Focus: The Grove

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have analysed former World Golf Championship and British Masters venue, The Grove, looking at how our members have played this popular layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores and number of putts. read more ...


Stat Focus: Royal St George's Golf Club

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have analysed the 2020 Open Championship venue, Royal St George's, looking at how our members have played this historic layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores. read more ...


Stat Focus: The Twenty Ten Course at Celtic Manor

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have focused on the former Ryder Cup venue, the Twenty Course at Celtic Manor, among the most acclaimed venues in the UK, looking at how our members have played this layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores and number of putts. read more ...


Stat Focus: Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have focused on the revered Open Championship venue, Royal Birkdale, for many the best in England, looking at how our members have played this famous layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores. read more ...


Stat Focus: The Brabazon at The Belfry

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have focused on the Brabazon Course at The Belfry, looking at how our members have played this venerable layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores and number of putts. read more ...


Stat Focus: The Old Course at St Andrews

Thousands of golfers use the Golfshake Score Tracker, providing us with a vast library of statistics. We have focused on the Old Course at St Andrews, looking at how our members have played this venerable layout, ranking the holes in difficulty, including average scores and number of putts. read more ...


50 Courses With Easiest Greens in the UK

Following our statistical look at the most challenging greens in the UK, we delved into the Golfshake Score Tracker to identify courses that our golfers have recorded the fewest average putts. read more ...


50 Courses With Hardest Greens in the UK

Delving into detailed statistics taken over a three year period from the Golfshake Score Tracker, we have identified 50 courses across the country that present the most challenging greens in the UK.  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 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 ...


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