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PING Blueprint Irons Review

PING has designed a new iron created to benefit the skills of the better golfer, launching the Blueprint. Tour inspired and placing a premium on workability and trajectory control, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall was excited to test them. Delving into the technology, providing an insight behind the design of these clubs, Ryan reports on the look, feel and performance. read more ...


Women's PGA Championship Preview

Hazeltine National Golf Club has played host to many of the game's most prestigious events, from the Ryder Cup to the PGA Championship and U.S. Open, with a new chapter being etched this week in Minnesota as the Women's PGA Championship comes to town. Golfshake's Kieran Clark looks ahead to the third women's major of the season. read more ...


Gary Woodland Denies History Chasing Koepka to Win US Open

Gary Woodland held off a charge from Brooks Koepka to secure his first major title at the US Open, shooting all four rounds in the 60s at Pebble Beach. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps a memorable week on the Monterey Peninsula. read more ...


The 18 Hardest Holes on Golfshake

Taking stats from rounds tracked by mid-handicap golfers, we have found the toughest holes within the Golfshake Database. There is no obviously no exact way to determine the challenge of a hole, but these pose a significant level of toughness to the average player, revealing the average score relative to par. 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 ...


Famous Sportsmen Who Took Up Golf

Former world snooker champion Shaun Murphy will enter qualifying in an attempt to make it through to the Open Championship at Royal Portrush. That got us thinking of famous sportsmen who have taken up the game. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks at just some notable athletes who turned to golf. read more ...


A Great Greek Resort Good Enough for the Golfing Gods

Situated in the Messinia region of Greece, Costa Navarino is a paradise for golfers and anyone seeking a magical holiday experience. In this feature, Clive Agran provides an insight behind this destination, and explains why it should be on your list. read more ...


8 Outsiders to Track at the US Open

Attention has rightly been placed upon two-time defending Brooks Koepka, who is seeking history, former winner Dustin Johnson, the great Tiger Woods, returning to the site of his most dominant triumph, and the in-form Rory McIlroy. However, beyond the favourites, who could secure the title and join the legends of Pebble?  read more ...


The Lowest Rounds Ever in Golf

Recently, 20-year-old American college player Alex Ross shot a 57 in an amateur tournament. This remarkable score inspired Golfshake's Derek Clements to recount his own experiences and reflect on some of the lowest rounds in golf history. read more ...


5 Players to Watch at the 2019 US Open

This year's U.S. Open has the potential to be a classic. Tiger Woods is back at Pebble Beach, Brooks Koepka is chasing history, and Rory McIlroy arrives in winning form. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a close look at five of the main contenders, the players he believes that we will see at the summit of the leaderboard on Sunday. read more ...


What Does a Tour Pro Keep in Their Golf Bag?

On tour, the average caddie has to carry a bag that weighs 50lbs, such is the mass of equipment, apparel, gadgets and accessories stored within it. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a look at what you'll find in a tour bag, and how that compares with the average golfer. read more ...


How to Take Care of Your Golf Clubs

Buying a set of golf clubs is often expensive, so how do we look after them properly having made that purchase? We reckon it is worth spending some time thinking about how you care for your clubs, during and after a round of golf, and here we give you a few tips that will help you to keep them in top condition. read more ...


How to Protect Yourself From the Sun When Playing Golf

We all love to feel the sun on our backs when playing golf, but are doing enough to protect ourselves? Golfshake's Derek Clements delves into the risks, and what can be done to ensure that we enjoy the game in the sunshine without endangering our health. 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 ...


40 of the Best UK Courses to Play in 2019

We bring together 40 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, all published within the last year, packed with information and opinions, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across the United Kingdom in 2019. read more ...


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