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PING Winter Apparel Review - Norse S2 Zoned Jacket & Vision Winter Trousers

During a visit to the spectacular Kingsbarns, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall made sure he was ready to face the autumnal elements by wearing the latest apparel from PING, including the Norse S2 Zoned Jacket and Vision Winter Trouser. Ryan describes the products and determines whether they should be on your list to consider purchasing this winter. read more ...


Callaway X Forged UT Utility Iron Review

Engineered for those golfers who are seeking a fairway finding iron, Callaway's X Forged Utility Iron features many of the manufacturer's headline technologies. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall, the Head Pro at Howley Hall Golf Club, has tested the iron when playing and in his custom-fitting studio for a data analysis to offer a detailed review. read more ...


Heacham Manor Stay & Play Review

Heacham Manor has quietly established itself as a golf haven since its inception ten years ago. The family owned venue has continued to make significant investments to the golf course, accommodation and an incredible new clubhouse facility. Golfshake dispatched Ambassador Rob Treanor to get an early look at the new setup. read more ...


Shot Scope V3 Review

The Shot Scope V3 is a stylish and lightweight GPS Watch that records every shot you play during a round, helping golfers to track their statistics and lower their handicap. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Cross has tested the product for us and shares his thoughts. read more ...


Skechers GO GOLF Torque Twist Review

For 2020, Skechers has revealed the new Torque Twist, which rather than using traditional laces deploys an adjustable Twist dial front closure for a perfect fit. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Cross has tested and reviewed the shoe for us. read more ...


The West Lancashire Golf Club Feature Review

Founded in 1873, The West Lancashire Golf Club (‘West Lancs’) is among the oldest clubs in England and is home to a renowned course that is Highly Recommended on Golfshake. Richard Moore went to experience the layout for himself and see what the hype is about. read more ...


Church Stretton Golf Club Feature Review

Church Stretton Golf Club is a unique venue, located atop the scenic Shropshire Hills, a stunning course that has welcomed the likes of Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam and Henry Cotton through the decades. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies decided to follow in their footsteps and experience this Highly Recommended layout for himself. read more ...


Woodbridge Golf Club Feature Review

Part of Suffolk's popular hotbed of heathland courses, Woodbridge Golf Club is a Highly Recommended venue on Golfshake and is widely considered to be a wonderful test of golf. Matt Holbrook went to experience the layout for himself. read more ...


Goodwood Downs Review: The Day I Beat Ian Poulter

Playing the mighty Downs Course at Goodwood Golf Club, Will Trinkwon describes the experience of playing this formidable layout from the back tees, a round that left him on the brink of a lifetime's best score, one that would have surpassed the number recorded years ago by Ian Poulter. What pressure. Here is his story. read more ...


Blackwell Golf Club Feature Review

Blackwell Golf Club is a private parkland course situated in Worcestershire, founded in 1893 and Highly Recommended on Golfshake. Midlands aficionado Mel Davies visited to experience the layout for himself and shares his thoughts in this new Feature Review. read more ...


Stoke by Nayland Stay & Play Review

Stoke by Nayland is a resort which features two championship golf courses at the heart of an impressive offering. Facilities at the hotel extend to a well-appointed spa and a range of award-winning restaurants which make it an ideal destination for a break. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor describes it for us. read more ...


Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Feature Review

Legendary Open Championship venue Royal Lytham & St Annes is one of the most formidable tests in British golf. Discovering it for himself, Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken describes the experience of playing this magnificent links. read more ...


Coxmoor Golf Club Feature Review

Located just north of Nottingham, Coxmoor Golf Club is a mature heathland course close to some highly regarded neighbours, but it has a quality pedigree in its own right. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie was thrilled to visit and experience the Highly Recommended venue for himself. read more ...


St Annes Old Links Golf Club Feature Review

St Annes Old Links was established in 1901 and is part of a magical area for golf. Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Andy Picken went to experience the revered layout for himself, a round he describes in this new Feature Review. read more ...


A Round With A Golf Ball That Only Flies Straight

What if there was a golf ball that ensured that no slice or hook would go more than 20 yards off-line? The Polora Ultimate Straight claims to be that ball. Golfshake's Will Trinkwon wanted to discover for himself, so he bought a box and found out whether they really do work. read more ...


Callaway Mack Daddy CB Wedges Review

Callaway's new Mack Daddy CB Wedges have been engineered to provide enhanced forgiveness with precise control and spin around the greens. Describing the product and sharing his testing results, Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall reviewed the wedges for us. read more ...


Mizuno JPX921 Irons Review

The JPX Series Irons have been a popular addition for Mizuno, but that engineering has been taken to another level following the launch of the 921 Family. Golfshake's Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall has closely studied and reviewed the clubs, using them on the course and analysing data on TrackMan to provide an insight behind each of the irons.  read more ...


Old Thorns Stay & Play Review

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Old Thorns Golf and Hotel Spa is an exceptional venue for a golf break. Derek Clements recently experienced this popular destination in Hampshire for himself, describing his thoughts in this detailed review. read more ...


Sapey Golf Club Feature Review

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Sapey Golf Club is celebrating its 30th anniversary and has matured into one of the outstanding courses in the rolling hills of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire border. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies visited to play and review the venue for us. read more ...


Hillside Golf Club Feature Review

Hillside Golf Club has staged many top amateur and professional tournaments and is part of England's Golf Coast. Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken recently experienced this revered venue and describes what it's like to play. read more ...


ECCO S-Classic Golf Shoe Review

The versatile ECCO S-Classic is packed with technology to deliver performance and comfort both on and off the golf course, boasting a vintage look with contemporary styling that makes it wearable in any environment. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has worn and extensively tested the shoes at Howley Hall Golf Club. read more ...


PING Reveals New AW20 Apparel Collection for Men & Women

PING has revealed its new Autumn/Winter Men & Women's Apparel Range for 2020, delivering the latest premium fabrics, innovation and design to ensure that golfers will continue to enjoy playing whatever the climate. read more ...


Kington Golf Club Feature Review

Herefordshire's Kington Golf Club is the highest 18-hole course in England and stands at 1,284 ft above sea-level at its highest point. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies recently visited the venue, played the layout, and shares his thoughts in this Feature Review. read more ...


Dunston Hall Stay & Play Review

Located on the outskirts of Norwich, Dunston Hall is renowned for its English country house setting in 150 acres of stunning woodland, comprising a hotel with 166 bedrooms and 18-hole parkland golf course. Derek Clements reviews the stay and play experience at this venue. read more ...


Turnberry Resort - The Ultimate Golf Experience

Turnberry Resort has been a jewel on the Ayrshire coastline since 1906 and was among the first purpose-built golf resorts in Britain. It is also widely renowned for being one of the UK's premier locations for a stay and play golf break. We take a look at the resort and surrounding area to reflect on why Turnberry is arguably the Ultimate Golf Experience in the UK. read more ...


The Ailsa Course at Turnberry Feature Review

Steeped in history and prestige, the Ailsa at Turnberry has hosted four Open Championships and is widely considered to be among the world's best golf courses. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook reflects on his experience playing there, describing what makes this layout special. read more ...


The King Robert the Bruce Course at Turnberry Feature Review

The King Robert the Bruce is the second course on offer at Turnberry, which in its own right is a true links test. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook explains why it should not be overlooked and is well worth the trip to play or to experience as part of an overnight stay and play package. read more ...


Callaway Chrome Soft With Triple Track Review

Callaway's Chrome Soft for 2020 was engineered to deliver a fast and receptive feel, but the most intriguing development was the introduction of Triple Track Technology, which has been added to encourage better alignment. We tasked Golfshake Ambassadors Mel Davies and Rob Treanor with trying the new golf ball throughout the summer. read more ...


GreenGolf UK Bamboo Tees Review

Launched in 2020, GreenGolf UK is a new Yorkshire based retailer that aims to deliver quality golf goods for affordable prices, but showcasing products that have been manufactured to encourage environmental sustainability. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing the Biodegradable Bamboo Golf Tees and shares his feedback. read more ...


Dundonald Links Feature Review

Part of a magnificent coastline for golf in the west of Scotland, Dundonald Links is a modern Kyle Phillips design in Ayrshire that memorably hosted the 2017 Scottish Open. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has experienced the venue for himself and describes what it has to offer. read more ...


Why You Need the ZOOM Focus X Golf Laser

The new ZOOM Focus X Laser has made a significant impression this year, providing an innovative rangefinder model onto the market, which is packed with key features and technology. Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall has tested it for us, and shares his thoughts and insights on the device. read more ...


Mizuno Genem GTX Golf Shoes Review

The Genem GTX is another impressive shoe released by the revered Japanese brand, Mizuno, a full grain leather model that is packed with technology, including the lace-free BOA closure system that tightens and loosens courtesy of a dial on the side. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing these golf shoes and describes them for us. read more ...


Callaway Big Bertha B-21 Irons Review

Designed to offer that treasured combination of distance and forgiveness, the legendary shaping of the Callaway Big Bertha has returned through the release of the new B-21 Irons. PGA Professional, Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed them for us, explaining how they could help your game. read more ...


Callaway Big Bertha B-21 Driver Review

Marking a new era for one of the most iconic brands in golf, Callaway has revealed the Big Bertha B-21 Driver, which has been carefully engineered to encourage longer distances but crucially greater accuracy. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed this latest driver, describing the tech behind the club, but also how it performs on the course. read more ...


TaylorMade P770, P7MC, P7MB Irons Review

TaylorMade has enhanced its highly acclaimed P-Series with the launch of the new P770, P7MC, and P7MB Irons, delivering something for everyone through renowned craftsmanship, technology and performance. PGA Professional & Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested and reviewed the models for us. read more ...


The Springs Golf Club Feature Review

The Springs Golf Club in Oxfordshire was designed by Ryder Cup legend Brian Huggett and boasts rich variety and character. Having been renovated by Darwin Escapes, Golfshake Ambassador Richard Moore visited to discover what this picturesque venue has to offer golfers. read more ...


The Shire London Feature Review

The Shire London is renowned for being solely designed by the legendary Seve Ballesteros, located in Barnet, a course that is only rising in stature as it matures. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook took the opportunity to experience it for himself and shares his thoughts in this new Feature Review. read more ...


Mizuno RB566V Golf Ball Review

Engineered with large, high energy cores that have been introduced to reduce driver spin and encourage an elevated launch for more efficient, stable performance, Mizuno's RB566V golf balls feature the distinctive 566 dimple pattern. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing them for us to see if the performance reflects the ambition. read more ...


Mizuno Wave Cadence Spikeless Golf Shoes Review

Mizuno's Wave cadence Spikeless Golf Shoes are designed to be comfortable straight from the box and to last the distance, packed with technology and a two-year waterproof warranty. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing them for us this summer and shares his thoughts. read more ...


The Experience of Playing Swinley Forest Golf Club

Situated near Ascot in Berkshire, Swinley Forest is widely considered to be be one of the finest layouts in England, designed by the legendary Harry Colt. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie describes the experience of playing there. read more ...


Royal Norwich Golf Club Feature Review

Created by Ross McMurray of European Golf Design, the new Royal Norwich opened its doors in September 2019 following significant investment and years of detailed planning. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook had the good fortune of visiting the venue, playing the course, and capturing his thoughts in this feature review. read more ...


Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club - Arden Course Feature Review

Acclaimed European Tour venue, Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club is home to a pair of excellent courses, most notably the championship standard Arden. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies experienced this iconic layout for himself and shares his thoughts in this new feature review. read more ...


Adidas CodeChaos Golf Shoe Review

Adidas has sought to continue its run of impressive golf shoes by launching the CodeChaos, which has been designed to provide a unique look and feel, but with high performance on the course. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Paver has been testing them for us and shares his thoughts in this review. read more ...


Longcliffe Golf Club Feature Review

Longcliffe Golf Club is a Highly Recommended venue in the East Midlands, situated in the heart of the ancient Charnwood Forest. Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken went to experience the course for himself and shares his thoughts in this feature review. read more ...


Worksop Golf Club Feature Review

Spiritual home to the likes of Lee Westwood and Mark Foster, Worksop Golf Club is situated on the outskirts of the town, on the boundary of the National Trust’s Clumber Park and Sherwood Forest. Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken went to experience this Highly Recommended venue for himself and shares his thoughts. read more ...


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