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Nuneaton Golf Club Feature Review

Nuneaton Golf Club is Highly Recommended on Golfshake and offers a beautiful mature parkland golf course that was first established in 1906 as a nine-hole layout before it was extended to 18 during the 1960s. Regarded as a standout in the Midlands, Nuneaton is located just a short drive from both the M6 and M69, which makes it very accessible from all directions.  read more ...


18 Memorable Golf Courses You Need to Play This Year

What makes a golf course truly memorable? It's a question that is unique to the perspective of the individual; for some it's the quality of the design, the challenge of the layout, the history behind the club, or the scenery that surrounds it. For this year, we wanted to find some of these courses, several of which you may not be familiar with.  read more ...


The Golfshake Golf Course Awards

The Golfshake Course Section is a hub that draws thousands of newly submitted reviews each year, with golfers rating venues on a variety of criteria, providing a resource of destinations that are Highly Recommended by golfers for golfers. Celebrating that fact and the places that received the most acclaim last season, we are delighted to reveal the 2021 Golfshake Award Winners. read more ...


The Best Scottish Golf Courses to Play in Spring

2022 is a historic year for golf in Scotland, so it's not a bad time to consider playing there yourself, whether you're a visitor to the nation or a keen local in search of new courses to play. Getting your season off to a memorable start is always rewarding, so we have sought to identify some must plays for springtime by studying thousands of reviews submitted into the Golfshake Course Section. read more ...


Golfshake Reveals Outstanding Golf Venues For 2022

Golfshake is delighted to share that more golf clubs and resorts qualified for the OUTSTANDING VENUE Service Award in 2021, surpassing the number in 2020. A total of 205 destinations have received this accolade, which has been awarded to venues that have impressively achieved Highly Recommended status for each of the last three years. read more ...


The Most Played & Most Reviewed Golf Courses on Golfshake

As we prepare for the height of the new season, we have reflected on the past year and the courses that golfers recommended to others through our popular Golf Directory. We’ve opted to section this article in three categories: Most Reviewed, Top Ranked and Most Played. read more ...


New Highly Recommended Golf Courses on Golfshake

Golfers remain keen to know where they should be playing, and with over 13,000 new reviews submitted to our golf course review system, we have once again compiled a list of golf courses that excelled in the golf experience they provided during 2021 based off the review and recommendation data from everyday golfers visiting their venue. read more ...


The Best English Golf Courses to Play in Spring

Spring is a magical time of the year for golfers as we remove the shackles of winter and move into the height of the season, but playing the right courses can make that transition even more memorable. Whether it be testament to their conditioning or the value they offer, there are many standouts across England that you should consider experiencing before the summer. read more ...


The Best Value Golf Courses in England to Play in 2022

During a period when many of the biggest name courses in the land have dramatically hiked up their green fees, it's even more essential to celebrate those venues that deliver tremendous value for money. We have identified 25 destinations across England that have rated extremely postively for value, while also excelling throughout the past five years in terms of their overall ratings.  read more ...


The Golf Destinations You Want to Experience in 2022

If you were asked what golfing destination you would most want to visit in 2022, what would you respond with? We put that exact question to the Golfshake Community and we provide insight into their 12 most popular answers. read more ...


32 Perfect Golf Courses For You to Play in 2022

The golf season is upon us and it's time to consider where you fancy playing this year. Whether it be a championship experience or an undiscovered jewel, there is something out there for everyone in 2022. There were 32 elite venues that achieved perfection from a minimum of four reviews on Golfshake last season that should all be on your list to consider for the months ahead. read more ...


What Stops Many Golfers From Joining Golf Clubs

Despite the dramatic increase of members seen during the past two years, there are three main reasons why many golfers still decide not to join a golf club and, on the face of it they are pretty obvious, as discovered by the recent Golfshake Survey. read more ...


The 20 Most Highly Recommended Golf Courses to Play in 2022

Off the back of the Golfshake Survey that took place at the end of 2021, we asked participants to identify the greatest course they had played over the last year. We present to you 20 courses that you must play this year, all of which have been voted for by the community. read more ...


7 Golf Resorts in Europe That Every Golfer Should Visit

The latest Golfshake Survey asked golfers to rank their favourite European resorts and the community did not disappoint with their selections. Here are seven of the very best resorts available in Europe - all of which you should consider experiencing in the future. read more ...


Golfshake Reveals Best Golf Courses From 2021 User Reviews

Each year, thousands of new independent course reviews are submitted on Golfshake. From the 2021 season, we studied those ratings and identified the destinations that were judged most positively in the minds of golfers who experienced them first-hand, presenting a collection of venues that achieved perfection. read more ...


Royal Troon Course VLOG

Continuing his trip on the West Coast of Scotland in Ayrshire, Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall experiences another Open venue. This time taking on the historic Royal Troon, world renowned and noted for having one of the most iconic par 3s in the world with the Postage Stamp'. read more ...


Golf Survey Reveals The Best Golf Courses To Play & Visit

The recent Golfshake Survey asked over 1000 golfers to list the best places that they have visited for golfing-related activities. There were plenty of responses from the community and therefore, the results are subjective and completely based on the individual’s experience and where each individual will have played during their golfing career. But, without further ado, we present the highly valued destinations that everyone should visit. read more ...


What Makes a Golf Course Memorable?

There are many contributing factors to determining the quality of a golf experience, but there are clear standouts in the minds of golfers when they assess the merits of a course they have just played. Looking to understand what makes a course memorable, we surveyed 950 keen golfers this winter, asking them to identify the best venue they had played this year. read more ...


How Much Does it Cost to Play a Championship Golf Course

Golfshake's Derek Clements made the argument that while expensive, the opportunity to play a genuine classic is worth the cost. However, there is no doubt that these legendary golf courses are becoming increasingly pricey. But just how much does it cost to play a championship venue in the UK? We take a closer look at some standouts. read more ...


The Golf Courses That Golfers Recommended to Others

Leading magazines routinely publish rankings of golf courses and websites like Golfshake present data that showcases highly rated destinations, but sometimes the most valuable review you can consume is from another golfer. Looking at the past three years, the following have been recommended by 100% of a significant number of reviews. read more ...


The Golf Courses You Should Have Played in 2021

What is the best course that you played in 2021? The Golfshake Community managed to tick off many outstanding layouts. However, there are some that stand above the rest in the minds of our users. It's time for you to meet the Golf Courses You Should Have Played in 2021. There's a variety of destinations to choose from, including championship hosts and lesser-known jewels, but all of them are united in that they achieved perfection in the minds of golfers. read more ...


Great Value Golf Courses to Play This Winter

Winter is the time of year to secure a bargain with golf clubs offering tremendous value green fees, but where should you treat yourself? We have been studying course reviews closely, specifically analysing those entered during the winter months to identify worthy venues for the Golfshake Communty to visit. read more ...


The Golf Courses You MUST Play This Winter

When you're lucky to have one of those crisp, sunny days, then playing golf during winter can hold many appeals, especially when you're visiting a memorable, rewarding course. Studying the thousands of winter reviews submitted into the Golfshake Course Section, here is another group of acclaimed courses that will have you putting on the thermals and embarking on something special. read more ...


Foxhills Receives Prestigious Award For Excellence

The acclaimed Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey can proudly promote another feather in its cap after the venue was recognised by the prestigious Condé Nast Johansens Awards. read more ...


The Best 36 Hole Golf Venues You Can Play

When finishing an enjoyable round on a great design, sometimes you just want to walk back to the first tee and start again. But what if the venue gave you the chance to play another incredible layout just yards away. That can be even more enriching. If you want to find two great courses to play at the one place - arguably the complete golf experience - then you should consider starting with these. read more ...


Bargain Golf Courses You Must Play This Winter

Sometimes you need a touch of inspiration to play golf during winter - and visiting new courses is a great way to find that. Making the prospect of experiencing somewhere different even more appealing, at this time of year, reduced green fees make that extra enticing. read more ...


Darwin Escapes Unveils Springs Resort and Golf Club

Following years of investment, Darwin Escapes has revealed its enhanced Springs Resort and Golf Club in Oxfordshire, which has seen the transformation of its 19th century Manor House into a boutique hotel and spa. read more ...


Suffolk Golf Courses vs Norfolk Golf Courses

Having extensively covered both counties through the years, Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook compares the golf courses of Suffolk and Norfolk, assessing the strengths of both, before determining the Battle of East Anglia! read more ...


The Hunting Course at Slaley Hall Feature Review

Not only is The Hunting Course at Slaley Hall Highly Recommended on Golfshake, it is also commonly known as 'The Augusta of the North' - and Matt Holbrook explains why it’s held in such high regard in his new Feature Review. read more ...


More Bargain Golf Courses to Play This Autumn

Autumn is a great time of the year to experience different courses as conditions generally remain good, the weather can be reasonable, and it's the period of the season when many venues offer reduced green fee prices. However, if you want great value for money, we can reveal More Bargain Golf Courses to Play This Autumn. read more ...


Introducing The Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway

Running for six weeks and featuring three amazing prizes, we are thrilled to reveal the Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway. During this qualifying period, you could win a golf break for yourself and three friends to either Slaley Hall, Dale Hill or Wychwood Park.  read more ...


How Many Birdies Did You Make This Year?

Thousands of golfers have continued to track their scores on Golfshake throughout this season, which got us thinking about how well we have done this year and how many birdies we have actually made collectively in 2021. read more ...


Even More Golf Courses You Must Play This Autumn

Now that summer is but a distant memory, it's time to put away the shorts and dig out the jumpers and waterproof jackets, because autumn golf is here! However, it does have its fine moments, of both weather and enjoyment, but it's key to find the right courses to play. We are thrilled to present Even More Golf Courses You Must Play This Autumn - all based on ratings submitted by everyday golfers. read more ...


Grange Park Golf Club Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Richard Moore recently played Grange Park Golf Club in St Helens, which is Highly Recommended on Golfshake, describing his thoughts and experiences in this new and detailed Feature Review. read more ...


Bargain Golf Courses to Play This Autumn

With many green fees reduced at this time of year, autumn can be an ideal period to experience different courses, especially when the weather remains pleasant. We have been analysing the Golfshake Course Section, which has allowed us to identify venues that rate highly for the months of September, October and November, showcasing those courses that can be played for under £50, representing excellent value for money. read more ...


How Many Greens in Regulation You Should Hit a Round

Everyone wants to make more birdies, but to accomplish that you first need to hit more greens and offer yourself a greater number of opportunities on the golf course. But where does the everyday golfer stand? That's where the Golfshake Score Tracker can help. We have studied and analysed over 500,000 rounds to discover just how well players across different handicaps perform when it comes to their approach play. read more ...


Big Prizes Drawn in Golfshake #BirdieClub

The main period of the 2021 Golfshake #BirdieClub in Association With Callaway & Odyssey Golf concluded in spectacular fashion with a big increase in rounds tracked across the Bank Holiday Weekend. read more ...


The Golf Courses You Must Play This Autumn

For golfers who want an extended calendar of regular play, this can be a great time of year, with better value green fees and some fine bouts of weather to be enjoyed. But where should you visit for a memorable round? We have studied the hundreds of thousands of reviews submitted by the Golfshake Community to identify venues that have rated highest, picking out the courses that golfers have most acclaimed for autumn. read more ...


How Many Fairways You Need to Hit a Round

Golfers spend vast sums on new clubs and lessons in search of the secret ingredient to hit more fairways, with improving accuracy from the tee essential to avoiding those card-wrecking disasters. We have studied thousands of rounds submitted into the Golfshake Score Tracker and broken down the stats across each handicap category, with a direct correlation between fairways hit and overall scoring being showcased. read more ...


What is a Good Putting Round For You

How often do you complete a round feeling satisfied by your putting? Maybe you burned a few edges or recorded a pair of careless three-putts, all of which can be frustrating when adding up a score. However, when you think about it, even the best players make those same mistakes, so perhaps your putting isn't as bad as you may believe. read more ...


Golfshake #BirdieClub Starts With Birdie Bonanza

With thousands of net birdies, birdies and eagles made across the land, the 2021 Golfshake #BirdieClub has kicked off in spectacular fashion as members of the Golfshake Community tracked their rounds for the opportunity to benchmark their games and have the chance to win Callaway Chrome Soft Golf Balls. read more ...


Even More Bargain Golf Courses to Play This Summer

Shining a light on venues that are Highly Recommended by the Golfshake Community, which boast a positive 2020 Summer Golf Rating, AND that offer tee times for no more than £50, we are thrilled to showcase 25 golf courses that you should consider visiting this season. read more ...


Golfshake Launches New Birdie Club Challenge For 2021

Encouraging the Golfshake Community to Play More & Play Better this summer, we are delighted to launch our new #BirdieClub Challenge in Association With Callaway that will run for the next six weeks. read more ...


The Golf Courses You Must Play in Kent

The majestic county of Kent has long been known as The Garden of England and is renowned for its beauty and scenery, but there is also a rich heritage for golfers to enjoy, including three Open venues. However, there is more to Kent than just these revered layouts, as the Golfshake Community have discovered through the years. read more ...


More Bargain Golf Courses to Play This Summer

We are thrilled to reveal even MORE locations that have been Highly Recommended by the Golfshake Community for the time of year, and which offer tee times for no more than £50. You might have to pick the right day and time for several of these fees, but they are widely available, making them a very appealing prospect for the peak season. read more ...



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