Tag: Score Tracker

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 ...


Golfers Make Even More Birdies as Summer of Golf Continues

Following last week's booming introduction to #BirdieClub, thousands of additional golfers have tracked their rounds on Golfshake, making even more birdies as this summer of golf progresses into late July. 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 ...


Thousands of Golfers Join the Golfshake #BirdieClub

Thousands of golfers have become part of the #BirdieClub after tracking their rounds on Golfshake. During Week 1 in a series that will run through this summer, over 5,500 birdies were tracked, in addition to a stunning number of net birdies, surpassing 62,000. That consistent quality of play has seen 97% of rounds tracked claiming an entry into the #BirdieClub Prize Draw. 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 ...


What Do Golf Stats Mean?

Golf is ideal for producing various performance stats to break your game down, but with the various acronyms and jargon, you could become a little lost as to what half of the stats actually mean. So, we have put together this quick explainer that should provide greater understanding and insight behind tracking and benchmarking your golf game. read more ...


18 Toughest Holes on The Open Rota

There are 180 holes that comprise the Open Championship rotation, but which are the most difficult for average golfers? Looking at a decade of statistics from the Golfshake Score Tracker, we have been able to identify some of the most testing holes based on the scorecards of Golfshake Members. 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 ...


The Scariest Holes in Golf

What are the scariest holes to play in golf? We have studied the most famously difficult ones, analysed stats from everyday golfers, and picked our own individual horrors, to identify holes that will strike fear into your heat. read more ...


How Many Bogeys Do You Make a Round?

How many bogeys or worse do you make during the average round? We analysed 100,000 scores tracked on Golfshake to identify the number of disasters that golfers across each handicap category have on their card. read more ...


The 18 Hardest Holes at St Andrews Links

St Andrews Links comprises of 117 holes split across seven public golf courses, including the legendary Old, challenging Jubilee, and spectacular Castle. But which holes are the most difficult? We have delved into the Golfshake Score Tracker to identify the 18 hardest at the Home of Golf. read more ...


How You Compare to the Best Putters on Tour

How good are you on the greens? We have taken a closer look at putting stats on the PGA, European, LPGA and Champions Tours, comparing with the tracking data of regular golfers on Golfshake, to see how each group matches up across various levels. read more ...


How to Get the Most From Your Golf This Summer

Golf is your passion, more than a hobby, something that consumes your thoughts during the average work day. Time for playing is precious - especially with the main season beginning to drift towards its latter period. We have some ways to help you get the most from your game. read more ...


What is Strokes Gained and How Can it Improve Your Game?

Strokes Gained has become one of the most influential statistics used to analyse the performance of professional golfers. Alex Picken explains what it means, and crucially how you can take the lessons from it and adopt them into your own game. 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 ...


Golfshake Podcast #35: Yearly Stats, Captain Harrington, European Tour Preview

The Golfshake Podcast returns for the New Year with Kieran Clark joined by Matt Holbrook for a reaction to Padraig Harrington being named Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2020, a review of the staggering Golfshake Score Tracker stats from 2018, and a look ahead to the resumption of the European Tour at the Abu Dhabi Championship. 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 ...


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