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20 Courses to Play in 2020 in the South East

The Open Championship returns to Royal St George's in 2020, placing golf's spotlight on the South East of England. To help you find the best courses in this region, we have studied reviews in the Golfshake Course Section to identify which venues everyday golfers have rated most highly.  read more ...


20 of the Best Courses for Food & Drink in 2020

When the Golfshake Community reviews courses they have played in the Golfshake Course Section, Food & Drink is one of the key categories that are rated, showcasing the best venues for enjoying lunch or dinner after your round. 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 ...


20 Courses to Play in 2020 in the East

From classic links courses to beautifully presented resort venues, there is a lot to golf in the East of England, a vast landscape packed with variety. The challenge is working out which of these destinations you want to experience, but that is where the Golfshake Course Section comes into its own. 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 ...


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 ...


FootJoy Pro SL & Pro SL Carbon Review

FootJoy has launched its new Pro SL and Pro SL Carbon golf shoes for 2020, the next generation in a hugely popular line. Golfshake's Kevin Paver has taken both models onto the course for a varied test in a wide range of weather and conditions. read more ...


2019 Golfshake Golf Course Awards

The Golfshake Course Section is home to over 250,000 independent golf course reviews. We have compiled each of the reviews from last year to reveal our 'Golfshake Golf Course Awards' to recognise those venues that had a successful season when it came to connecting with our Members. read more ...


Best Drivers of 2020

With so many new drivers being launched onto the market for this year, it can be hard to choose between them, but to help you find the best to try out at the range or consider buying to enhance your game, Golfshake's Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall has selected his favourites for 2020. read more ...


How SuperSpeed Golf Can Help You to Gain More Distance

Looking to take his game to the next level, Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has spent much of winter using SuperSpeed Golf to add more distance to his driving. Matt explains what the product is, how it works, and what differences it has already made to his swing. read more ...


What Makes Mallorca a Top European Golf Destination

It has been over 80 years since the first course opened on the stunning Spanish island of Mallorca, and decades later this destination has truly blossomed into a golf offering to be reckoned with. Golfshake's Andy Waple explains why this beautiful part of the world should be considered a must visit. read more ...


Mizuno ST200 Drivers Review

Collaborated between Mizuno's Japanese and American R&D Teams, the iconic manufacturer has launched three new drivers; the ST200, the ST200G and ST200X. Stepping into the Performance Centre at Howley Hall Golf Club, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has tested the clubs and explains the differences between them. read more ...


PING Heppler Putters Review

Revealing an assortment of new models, PING has introduced its Heppler Putter Range, which offer a machined, solid steel face for golfers who prefer a firmer impact feel and sound. Golfshake's Ryan Rastall has taken them onto the putting green for a test, assessing the look and performance. read more ...


PING G710 Irons Review

Succeeding the G700, PING has launched its new G710 Irons, which are reputed to be the longest and easiest to hit that the brand has released. With such a billing, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall was excited to test them out for us. read more ...


Garmin S40 Approach GPS Watch Review

As a Garmin watch user since the launch of the S1 way back in 2010, Golfshake Contributor Kevin Heggie was really interested in seeing the latest advancements in golf watch technology, which is now available in the S40 Approach GPS, so we dispatched him to take the device for a test on the iconic Brabazon Course at The Belfry. read more ...


Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Stay & Play Review

Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf resort has developed a reputation as a top-class destination. The family owned venue made a significant investment to add a luxury hotel and spa to the existing facilities on the Estate. Golfshake sent Ambassador Rob Treanor along to experience the delights of Bowood. read more ...


GolfBuddy Aim L10V Review

The GolfBuddy Aim L10V is a premium laser rangefinder. Part of a range of distance measuring devices, the newly launched GolfBuddy products have an offering to suit all tastes and budgets. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has been testing the new Aim L10V for us. read more ...


GolfBuddy Aim V10 GPS Review

GolfBuddy's Aim V10 is the most advanced voice GPS that the acclaimed brand has released to date, packed with improvements. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Cross has been testing it for us to see how these features translate onto the golf course. read more ...


GolfBuddy Aim W10 Golf Watch Review

We recently asked Golfshake Contributor Saul Guilford to test and try out the GolfBuddy Aim W10 Golf Watch. We wanted his perspective as a 4-handicap golfer based at Moor Allerton Golf Club who had never used a watch before. read more ...


FootJoy Tour X Golf Shoe Review

FootJoy has brought together the best of three acclaimed models to complete the new Tour X golf shoe, which has been designed to deliver tour level innovation and performance. Golfshake's Kevin Paver has been testing this exciting release for us and shares his thoughts in this detailed review. read more ...


New Arccos Update Supports Precision Pin Position And Android Wearables

Arccos has revealed the latest updated to its acclaimed Arccos Caddie platform, which has embraced Precision Pin Positioning and Android Wearables to help golfers play more smarter and shoot lower scores. read more ...


Night Golf at Amendoeira Resort VLOG

The Amendoeira Resort is a jewel in the crown of the Algarve, featuring the acclaimed Faldo and O'Connor Courses, but part of what makes this venue distinct is the 9-Hole Academy Course which can be played under the floodlights! Golfshake's Kevin Paver and Ryan Rastall grasped at the opportunity to experience Night Golf. read more ...


Wilson D7 Forged Irons Review

Launching a genuine players iron for the 2020 season, Wilson Golf's D7 Forged Irons have been engineered to build on the considerable success of the brand's D7 range to combine distance, looks and feel. PGA Pro Ryan Rastall has reviewed this latest offering for us. read more ...


TaylorMade SIM Drivers Review

Headlining TaylorMade's 2020 product launch, the new SIM and SIM MAX Drivers are reputedly the fastest and most forgiving that the manufacturer has produced. But how does the technology stand up? Golfshake's Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has tested them for us. read more ...


COBRA SPEEDZONE Driver Review

Following the recent announcement of the COBRA SPEEDZONE family for 2020, Golfshake equipment expert Ryan Rastall took the opportunity to test out these new clubs ahead of the season.  In this video Ryan tests the COBRA SPEEDZONE Driver. read more ...


COBRA SPEEDZONE Irons Review

Following the recent announcement of the COBRA SPEEDZONE family for 2020, Golfshake equipment expert Ryan Rastall took the opportunity to test out these new clubs ahead of the season.  In this video Ryan tests the COBRA SPEEDZONE Variable and One Length irons. read more ...


COBRA SPEEDZONE Fairway Woods Review

Following the recent announcement of the COBRA SPEEDZONE family for 2020, Golfshake equipment expert Ryan Rastall took the opportunity to test out these new clubs ahead of the season.  In this video Ryan tests the COBRA SPEEDZONE fairway woods. read more ...


COBRA SPEEDZONE Variable and One Length Hybrid Review

Following the recent announcement of the COBRA SPEEDZONE family for 2020, Golfshake equipment expert Ryan Rastall took the opportunity to test out these new clubs ahead of the season.  In this video Ryan tests the COBRA SPEEDZONE Variable and One Length hybrids. read more ...


COBRA King Forged Tec Irons Review

The COBRA King Forged Tec irons feature a muscle back shaped design, hollow cavity infused with foam microspheres and tungsten weighting which focuses on distance and playability in this players iron. Find out what Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall thought in this video. read more ...


Cleveland Launcher UHX Irons Review

The new Cleveland Launcher UHX irons feature utility-hollow long irons and cavity back short irons creating a nice blend through the set which is focused on forgiveness in the long irons and control in the short irons.  Find out what Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall thought in this video. read more ...


Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Irons Review

The new Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo irons are new on the market and follow the current trend for the hybrid style design in irons.  With the hollow design and HiBore Crown the Cleveland Launcher HB aim to provide forgiveness and trajectory throughout the set and will help golfers who struggle to get the ball up in the air. read more ...


Bury St Edmunds Golf Club Feature Review

Bury Edmunds Golf Club in Suffolk is a parkland course that was originally designed by legendary British golfer, Ted Ray. Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Matt Holbrook went to experience the venue and discover why it's so positively regarded. read more ...


Wilson Launch Pad Irons Review

PGA Professional and Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall has taken the new Wilson Launch Pad irons to the Performance Centre at Howley Hall Golf Club for a detailed analysis, explaining the technology, what to expect, and the potential impact on your game. read more ...


50 of the Best UK Courses to Play in 2020

2020 is significant for not only being a new year, but the beginning of a fresh decade. To help you find new courses to experience in the Twenties, we bring together 50 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, all published during the past season. read more ...


Privilege at Play Book Review

Golfshake's Will Trinkwon decided to take an academic route in his golf book reading by digestingand reviewing Hugo Ceron-Anaya’s book, Privilege at Play: Class, Gender, and Golf in Mexico, which takes a sociological view of the game. read more ...


Reviewing the New GolfBuddy GPS Range

GPS and laser rangefinders have become an essential part of the game for many golfers, with GolfBuddy at the forefront. Among the latest range are the Aim L10V rangefinder, Aim W10 Watch and Aim V10 GPS. Golfshake's Kevin Paver and Ryan Rastall have been testing them for us to discover which most appeals to them. read more ...


100 Golf Courses to Play in England

Delving into course reviews posted on Golfshake in 2019, we have identified the top rated venues throughout each region of England. Find your place in the country, and pick out new courses in your area to experience in 2020 and beyond. read more ...


The Lodge at Prince's Golf Club Stay & Play Review

Prince's Golf Club is a revered venue in Sandwich, Kent, a place loved by Golfshake's Andrew Picken. But he hadn't yet taken the opportunity to sample the striking accomodation on site, The Lodge. Andy returned to experience this paradise of links golf. read more ...


Luffenham Heath Golf Club Feature Review

Luffenham Heath is a regarded as being one of the finest heathland golf courses in the Midlands, a reputation matched by its standing with the Golfshake Community. Looking for somewhere to play, Kevin Heggie stopped by to experience the venue for himself. read more ...


Harleyford Golf Club Feature Review

Harleyford Golf Club is a Highly Recommended venue on Golfshake, located in Buckinghamshire. Andrew Picken recently had the chance to experience it for himself, delving further to provide insight, including from course architect Donald Steel. read more ...


The Best 9 Hole Golf Courses of 2019

There are many pleasures to a nine-hole golf course. But what are the best shorter layouts near you? We have studied the many thousands of reviews on Golfshake to identify some must plays for 2020 and beyond. read more ...


Wilson Staff Model Utility Iron Review

Wilson's new Staff Model Utility has now been officially launched, a club that PGA Pro and Golfshake's Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall took the opportunity to test and review for us at Howley Hall Golf Club's Performance Studio. read more ...


Mizuno T20 Wedges Review

Mizuno's T20 Wedges have been in the bags of tour players for a considerable period, but they have now transitioned onto the market for public consumption. PGA Pro Ryan Rastall has tested them for us and shares his thoughts. read more ...


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