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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 ...


Bushnell Tour V5 Shift Review

For 2020, Bushnell launched its new Tour V5 Shift Laser, a device that Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook was excited to test on the golf course. Matt shares his thoughts on the looks, performance and rates the quality of the product. read more ...


Foxhills Golf Club - Bernard Hunt Course Feature Review

Surrey's Foxhills Country Club is home to two championship golf courses, the Bernard Hunt and Longcross. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook wanted to experience this acclaimed venue for himself, playing the Hunt Course. read more ...


The Abbey Hotel Golf Club Feature Review

The Abbey Hotel Golf Club is a popular venue for golf breaks and society days in the Midlands, having been enhanced through substantial investment. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies hadn't visited for years, so he decided to return and see what has changed. read more ...


Tyrrells Wood Golf Club Feature Review

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, Tyrrells Wood Golf Club is a James Braid layout in Surrey that is somewhat overshadowed by its more illustrious neighbours, but delivers a memorable experience for members and visitors alike. Matt Holbrook wanted to see it for himself. read more ...


Caddyboo Review

The Caddyboo is a unique and innovative alternative to the standard golf towel, a tool that can be safely tucked away in your pocket, ideal for making sure that your golf ball is clean before each putt. Golfshake Ambassadors Andy Picken and Rob Cross have been testing it for us and share their thoughts in this review. read more ...


Hill Barn Golf Club Feature Review

Hill Barn Golf Club is Highly Recommended on Golfshake and is considered to be among the finest courses in West Sussex, designed by Fred Hawtree, who created Royal Birkdale. With such a lofty reputation, Will Trinkwon wanted to experience this venue for himself. read more ...


Little Aston Golf Club Feature Review

Little Aston is a highly regarded course in the Midlands, considered among the finest parkland layouts in England, having beend designed by the hands of Harry Vardon and Harry Colt. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie was thrilled by the prospect of playing here and he shares his thoughts in this feature review. read more ...


Brandon Wood Golf Course & Club Feature Review

Coventry's Brandon Wood enjoys a tranquil setting on the banks of the River Avon and is regarded as one of the finest municipal layouts around, but that status is set to be enhanced following an ambitious green renovation programme. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie went to experience this venue for himself. read more ...


Duca del Cosma Belair White/Cognac Shoe Review

Duca del Cosma was established in 2004 and has since been widely acclaimed for its products, including its spikeless golf shoes. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing the brand's Belair White/Cognan Golf Shoe and shares his thoughts on the style, performance and quality of the model. read more ...


The Golf Swing Alignment Towel Review

Looking to improve the fundamentals of his alignment and set-up, Golfshake's Alex Picken has deployed the Golf Swing Alignment Towel on the range, using a simple but effective aid to work on his game. Reflecting on the progress made, Alex describes the benefit of the product and the difference it could make for all golfers. read more ...


Duca Del Cosma Masters White Golf Shoe Review

Duca Del Cosma has established a reputation as a brand which offers stylish and luxurious garments and footwear which work both on and off the golf course. The Masters White is just the latest model of golf shoe from the brand, but is the first that includes spikes. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has tested and reviewed them for us. read more ...


Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club Feature Review

Nestled in the Warwickshire countryside between Coventry and Leamington Spa is Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie regularly plays this course, which features the River Avon and many trees, and he describes the experience of this Highly Recommended layout. read more ...


West Midlands Golf Club Feature Review

Near Birmingham Airport sits West Midlands Golf Club, home to a course that opened in 2003, which provides affordable play with memorable holes and is popular with visitors and society groups. Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Heggie reviews this venue and describes the experience of being there. read more ...


SuperSpeed Golf PRGR Launch Monitor Review

Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has been determined to add extra speed and distance to his game, working with the SuperSpeed Golf system, but now he has used the PRGR Launch Monitor to provide data insights on that improvement.  read more ...


Golfin Online Coaching Network Review

Golfin is an online coaching network which offers tailored one-to-one tuition through video link consultations and tailored instructional videos with PGA professionals. Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor has recently experienced the programme and shares his thoughts on the process, results, and the journey to improvement he embarked on. 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


20 of the Best Courses for Practice Facilities in 2020

Golfers love spending time working on their games in the pursuit of improvement, but you need the requisite space to get the most from practicing. Many clubs and venues have invested heavily in enhancing the infrastructure of their property, delivering more appealing practice facilities to both members and visitors.  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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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