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Callaway MAVRIK Fairway Woods - Tech Talk

Like the Callaway Mavrik Driver, the new Mavrik Fairway Wood has been engineered through the use of Artificial Intelligence, featuring a uniquely designed Flash Face to work specifically for the shape and size of the head. For more insight behind the technology and innovation, we met Dr Alan Hocknell. read more ...


SkyCaddie SX400 Review

Realising that he was consistently losing shots due to poor course management, Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken has been testing the new SkyCaddie SX400 for us, discovering whether it can improve and help to better inform his decision making when playing golf. read more ...


Callaway MAVRIK Irons - Tech Talk

Following last year's groundbreaking Epic Flash Driver, Callaway has gone a step further and utilised Artificial Intelligence for the first time in an iron through the MAVRIK range. We met Dr Alan Hocknell, Senior Vice President of Research & Development, who explained the innovation and manufacturing process behind the new irons. read more ...


Galvin Green Apollo Jacket Review

Galvin Green’s ‘APOLLO’ jacket is new for 2020 and from their highly regarded Part One collection. Featuring GORE-TEX Paclite Technology, the Apollo is one of the lightest waterproof jackets they have produced. Golfshake's Kevin Paver has tested and reviewed the product. read more ...


OGIO Fuse 304 Stand Bag Review

The OGIO Fuse 304 Stand Bag arrived late in 2019 and was very much focused on being one of the lightest and most comfortable stand bags on the market. But does it deliver on that promise? Golfshake's Kevin Paver has tested and reviewed the bag for us. read more ...


Callaway MAVRIK Drivers - Tech Talk

Callaway's MAVRIK Driver builds on the progress made by Rogue and Epic Flash, continuing to break new ground in club design. For detailed and unique insight, we met Dr Alan Hocknell, Senior Vice President of Research & Development at Callaway Golf, to mearn more about the technology and features behind the range. read more ...


American Golf Reveals Battle of the Brands Driver Results

Each year, the game's leading manufacturers reveal their new drivers onto the market, but American Golf continues to the lead the way when it comes to testing, welcoming 1,274 participants into its Battle of the Brands, which has provided a rich source of data and information on how far UK golfers hit the ball. read more ...


TaylorMade Spider S Putters Review

TaylorMade's Spider franchise has been a popular range of mallet putters, with the new S for 2020 being the latest edition, delivering the most forgiving model yet. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has reviewed the Spider S for us. read more ...


Mizuno M Craft Putters Review

Japanese manufacturer, Mizuno is revered for its crafting of golf clubs and the quality of its irons, but that reputation is being translated into putters with the first edition of the new M.CRAFT. Featuring a trio of models and finishes, PGA Professional & Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested each of them for us. read more ...


ZOOM Presents Focus X Laser Rangefinder

Emerging laser rangefinder brand, ZOOM has presented its first model, the Focux X. Including premium features, this innovative addition to the market aims to be a more affordable model, and will make its debut appearance this spring. read more ...


FootJoy Launches New Spikeless Footwear Range for 2020

FootJoy has continued to expand its offering of spikeless golf shoes with an enhanced selection of models released for 2020, following the introduction of the acclaimed new Pro|SL and Pro|SL Carbon, defined by innovation, comfort, versatility, and striking outsole technologies. read more ...


ECCO Presents Special Anniversary Hybrid Golf Shoe

Many golf fans will recall the original GOLF STREET shoes worn by former champion Fred Couples at The Masters in 2010, and now a decade on, ECCO GOLF is marking that milestone by presenting the new ECCO GOLF STREET 10, which pays homage to that breakthrough model. read more ...


PING Reveals New Golf Bag Collection for 2020

PING has revealed its new golf bag range for the 2020 season, engineered to deliver the innovation and quality that consumers expect of the revered brand, blending together stylish designs with advanced technology. read more ...


TaylorMade TRUSS Putters Review

There are many unique and striking putter designs in the golf industry, and TaylorMade's new Truss is another example, created to provide something for those golfers who are seeking the performance of a high-MOI mallet in a traditional shape. However, just who is this designed for, and could it be for you? Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed Truss for us. read more ...


RIFE Golf Unveils New Shoe Designs at American Golf

Renowned for its innovative range of putters, RIFE Golf has now moved into the UK golf shoe market with a series of high quality models that have been created to deliver that trademark style, with four designs available for golfers to choose from at American Golf. read more ...


Who Are TravisMathew?

Relatively new to the UK market, you may not have heard or be too aware of TravisMathew, which has been a popular lifestyle golf apparel brand in the US. Discovering more about what you can expect, we sent Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall to TravisMathew's European HQ. read more ...


TravisMathew Introduces Spring Summer 2020 Collection

Drawing on the lifestyle and culture of Southern California, TravisMathew has launched their Spring Summer 2020 Collection, designed to foster the idea of the Endless Vacation. They have created a striking range for the season ahead that will keep you looking sharp both on and off the golf course. read more ...


BIG MAX Adds Four New Cart Bags for Spring

BIG MAX is coming off a hugely successful year with the unveiling of four new cart bags for this spring, adding fresh designs based around  the Aqua and Dri Lite technology that has made the brand so popular. read more ...


Titleist Vokey SM8 Wedges Review

First appearing on tour last year, Titleist's new SM8 Wedges have now made their way onto the market, engineered by the revered Bob Vokey, designed to deliver greater performance and better feel. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed each of the three grinds and finishes for us. read more ...


Titleist T100S & T400 Irons Review

Part of Titleist's T-Series, the manufacturer has launched its new T100S and T400 Irons. Discovering whether all golfers are now covered by these releases, Ryan Rastall has tested both irons at the Performance Centre at Howley Hall Golf Club, using data to inform his insights on which model is best suited for your game. read more ...


adidas Shows Way Forward With Sustainable Apparel & Footwear

adidas is continuing its END PLASTIC WASTE journey by delivering innovative products on the golf course, with branded players competing in The Players Championship will be wearing apparel and footwear crafted from upcycled plastic waste, creation an environmentally first for sport. read more ...


Why You Must Get Your Next Clubs Fitted

Have you been custom fitted? If not, then it's something that you must consider the next time you buy new clubs. We visited Callaway's Fitting Centre with three Golfshake Ambassador who were fitted for drivers, demonstrating the importance of the process and it's essential for all golfers. read more ...


PING Introduces New Apparel Collections for Men & Women

PING has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2020 Apparel Collections for men and women, engineered to provide golfers with the performance, style and choice that they expect, combining striking designs with quality fabrics. read more ...


Mizuno Launches New Footwear & Apparel for Summer

When you think of Mizuno, the manufacturer's acclaimed irons may come to mind, but the Japanese brand is also revered for its apparel and footwear, revealing its new collections for Spring/Summer 2020, including the Wave Cadence Spikeless and Genem GTX golf shoes. read more ...


FJ Reveals New Spring Summer Apparel Collections for 2020

Designed to kickstart your season, FootJoy has revealed its new Spring/Summer Apparel Range for 2020, bringing together an array of collections for both men and women. read more ...


Scotty Cameron Special Select Putters Review

There's a reason why Scotty Cameron is such a revered manufacturer of putters, a reputation that is set to be further enhanced by the introduction of eight new Special Select models for the 2020 season. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested two of the new releases for us. read more ...


FatPlate MirrorBar & Mirror Insert Review

FatPlate is regularly seen on European Tour practice ranges, but its PuttPlate category is also hugely popular on the circuit. The MirrorBar has been engineered to encourage better alignment, helping you to hole more putts. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing the MirrorBar and PuttPlate Mirror Insert for us read more ...


NUROCO Energy Gel Review

This year, Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has taken the opportunity to try out a new golf focused food and energy product, NUROCO, which is marketed as providing 'fuel for focus' to help your game without 'sugar rushes' to see if it can help to improve his game. read more ...


Motocaddy Unveils New Push Trolleys for 2020 Season

Providing golfers with a range of fresh options this season, Motocaddy has unveiled three new push trolleys for 2020, bringing together a modern design combined with innovative features and generous storage. read more ...


Mizuno Launches New RB Golf Balls for 2020

Buiding on the success of Mizuno's RB TOUR and RB TOUR X golf balls, the manufacturer has revealed two new soft compression balls - the RB566 and RB566V - which have been engineered to deliver greater distance and a prolonged flight courtesy of 566 dimple patterns and high energy cores. read more ...


adidas #CodeChaos Boa Golf Shoe Review

This year, adidas Golf has launched its striking new #CodeChaos range of footwear. Taking the shoes onto the course during the depths of winter, Golfshake's Kevin Heggie discovered how they perform in such testing conditions. read more ...


Powakaddy Reveals New FX Collection and Ultra-Compact CT Range

Ushering in this new decade in stylish fashion, acclaimed manufacturer of electric golf trolleys, PowaKaddy has launched the 10th generation of its hugely popular Freeway Range; the FX Collection, and has introduced the completely remodelled 2020 Compact Range. read more ...


Why is the 7 Iron Your Favourite Club?

What is your favourite club in the bag? Unless you are one of those golfers who goes through dozens of putters and new sets of irons each season, then you probably have one. We asked thousands of players in the 2019 Golfshake Survey to name theirs, and the result may come as a surprise. read more ...


Protect Your Golf Clubs From Theft With New Database

Combating the issue of golf club theft, American Golf has revealed a unique industry wide venture that should address the problem. The new initiative, named Immobigolf, is to deter crime by helping to track down stolen clubs, taken from individuals or retailers, which often come back into the marketplace through trade-ins and the second-hand club business.  read more ...


PXG 0311 GEN3 Irons Review

PXG Irons are unquestionably expensive, but to discover whether the quality of performance matches the price, Golfshake's Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall visited PXG's Northern Fitting Hub at Garforth Golf Club to test and review the new 0311 GEN3. read more ...


The Most Important Golf Club In Your Bag

The great Ben Hogan said that the three most vital clubs were the driver, putter, and wedge, in that order. But what do everyday golfers think is the Most Important Club in the Bag? We asked them in the 2019 Golfshake Survey, and the results may come as something of a surprise. read more ...


Motocaddy Reveals New Golf Trolley Designs

Alongside the innovative new M5 GPS, Motocaddy has revealed updated its popular S1, M1, M1 DHC, M3 PRO and M3 PRO DHC trolleys have also been enhanced with a significant update to incorporate an updated handle design, stylish frame and wheel colouring, in addition to fresh features added to each model after extensive research among golfers. read more ...


Duca del Cosma Offers Bigger Choice of Premium Golf Shoes

Italian brand Duca del Cosma will become even more visible this season after increasing the production of its striking line of golf shoes to provide stockists with the variety of options that customers demand for the months ahead. read more ...


Callaway MAVRIK Range On Course Test

Discovering more about the new MAVRIK range of golf clubs, Golfshake's Kevin Paver and Ryan Rastall visited Dubai and played 18 holes in the company of Callaway's Owen Davies, using the full product line, testing the drivers, woods and irons for themselves, seeing how they perform on the course, in addition to learning about the technology. read more ...


10 Things Only Tour Pros Use

There are many differences between a tour pro and the average amateur, not just in ability, but also in the equipment and gadgets that they use. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon has picked out ten things that you will typically only see leading professionals deploy. read more ...


Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Driver Review

Packed with technology, Cleveland's new Launcher HB Turbo Driver has been designed to deliver enhanced forgiveness, aligned with a high launch and low spin, attributes that should make it an appealing club for a wide variety of golfers. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed it for us. read more ...


Motocaddy Adds Five New Golf Bags for 2020

Motocaddy has made an exciting addition to its popular and award-winning golf bag offering, revealing five models to join the Pro-Series that had been updated last year, providing even more options to golfers in the market for a new bag. read more ...


Best Super Game Improvement Irons of 2020

Unquestionably the most fun clubs you can hit, Super Game Improvement Irons represent an emerging category that have been created to make the game easier for higher handicap golfers. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall provides an informed assessment to direct you towards the right clubs for your game. read more ...


Best Mid-Handicap Irons of 2020

Designed with better players who are searching for those higher levels of performance in mind, Mid-Handicap Irons represent a massively diverse category that can be hard to search through. Fortunately, that's where Golfshake's Ryan Rastall comes into play, having tested the major releases that you'll see on the market read more ...


Best Game Improver Irons of 2020

Game Improvement Irons are engineered for a wide spectrum of golfers, generally those searching for greater performance and forgiveness. Packed with the latest technology incorporated to make the game that little bit easier for the majority of players. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has described the best of 2020. read more ...


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