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Why Tiger's Lack of Competitive Golf is a Problem

Tiger Woods made his return to the PGA Tour at the Memorial, with flashes of brilliance diluted by medicore play. Showing understandable rust, Will Trinkwon believes that the 15-time major champion's light schedule could hold him back in the upcoming season of majors as he chases down records. read more ...


Why Tiger's Reluctance to Play Could Hurt His Record Chasing

When will we see Tiger Woods play in a professional golf tournament again? Will Trinkwon delves into the 15-time major champion's reduced schedule and questions whether such an approach is best for his chances to surpass records, specifically Sam Snead's PGA Tour win total. read more ...


Why Is Tiger Not Playing At Bay Hill?

It has historically been one of his favourite playgrounds, but Tiger Woods is not competing at Bay Hill this week. The 15-time major champion has skipped the Arnold Palmer Invitational, an event he has won on eight occasions, underlining that at 44, his schedule will continue be fluid and comparatively light. 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 ...


Highlights Of The Decade

TIGER WOODS dominated the 1990s and the 2000s before his body let him down and injuries took their toll.  It got us thinking about the most outstanding performances of this decade. Woods still tops the list, but there were many other memorable moments. Here, we look at 10 of the best read more ...


PGA Tour Players of the Decade

There have been a plethora of memorable performances during the past decade, and the emergence of a host of world-class players who have thrilled us since 2010.  In the first part of our 'look back at the decade' series, Golfshake writer Derek Clements reviews the top players on the PGA Tour. read more ...


Tiger Woods Steals Show in Year to Remember

Brooks Koepka finishes 2019 as the world number one and Rory McIlroy was crowned PGA Tour Player of the Year after his victories in the Players Championship, Tour Championship and Canadian Open, but the year belongs to Tiger Woods. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks back on an unforgettable PGA Tour season. read more ...


USA Complete Stunning Comeback to Clinch Presidents Cup

Inspired by playing captain Tiger Woods, the United States claimed eight of the possible 12 points in the singles to win the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne yet again, denying International captain Ernie Els victory. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on a memorable event in Australia. read more ...


2019 Presidents Cup Preview

Tiger Woods leads the United States as playing captain in their defence of the Presidents Cup against Ernie Els' Internationals at the magnificent Royal Melbourne in Australia, showcasing team match play at its best. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event and rates the chances of a surprise home triumph. read more ...


Is There Any Point to the Presidents Cup?

This year's Presidents Cup is being played at the magnificent Royal Melbourne, with Ernie Els leading the International team against the United States led by playing captain Tiger Woods. Those ingredients sound exciting, but Golfshake's Derek Clements is not impressed by the event. read more ...


PGA Tour Players Hate Slow Play And Are Still Intimidated by Tiger Woods

Anonymous surveys can often be a window into the minds of people. PGA Tour players were recently surveyed on a variety of topics, some more contentious than others. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a look at the most interesting responses. read more ...


Wonderful Tiger Woods Writes Another Piece of History

Tiger Woods made history in Japan by winning the inaugural Zozo Championship, tying the 82 win record of Sam Snead on the PGA Tour, on his competitive return after knee surgery. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on yet another incredible achievement for the legendary American. read more ...


5 Things the Average Golfer Can Learn From Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is one of the greatest golfers ever to have graced a fairway. His career has been defined by maximising each aspect of his game and body. But what can you learn from this golf icon? Will Trinkwon has identified five key areas that you can look to emulate. read more ...


Tiger Reflects on Stunning Masters Victory

Tiger Woods has admitted that he surprised even himself by winning The Masters and thus finally securing his 15th major title, and says that he hasn't yet fully come to grips with it. Golfshake's Derek Clements reacts to the legendary American's reflections. read more ...


Tiger Woods Now Has Ending Chapter His Career Deserved

Golfshake's Kieran Clark reflects on the remarkable journey of Tiger Woods, the spectacular rises and dramatic falls, all of which have culminated in his breathtaking triumph on Sunday at the Masters. read more ...


Where Does Tiger's Victory Figure in Sport's Greatest Comebacks?

Tiger Woods' fifth Masters title has already been widely considered among the greatest comeback achievements in the history of sports. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on many of the other stories that it can be compared with. read more ...


Reviewing Sky and BBC at The Masters

Tiger Woods won the Masters, but who claimed the TV battle between Sky and the BBC? Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his opinion on both broadcasters, their strengths and weaknesses, and reveals which of the two he preferred. read more ...


The Scale of Tiger's Victory at the Masters

Golfshake's Derek Clements tries to capture the enormity of Tiger's astonishing victory at the Masters, reflecting on the comments and widespread praise shared by many of the biggest names in sport and society. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #39: 2019 Masters Reaction

Golfshake's Kieran Clark and Matt Holbrook instantly react to Tiger Woods' extraordinary triumph in the Masters, as the legendary American rolled back the years to secure his first major title since 2008, overcoming a depth of injuries, personal humiliations and torment to complete one of the most remarkable triumphs in history. read more ...


Miraculous Tiger Woods is the Master Once Again

Following a Sunday of tense drama, Tiger Woods has completed the most extraordinary of comebacks and won the Masters for fifth time, 14 years since his last, and 11 since his most recent major victory. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps an unpredictable and historic final day and unimaginable achievement. read more ...


TaylorMade Reveals New Tiger Woods Irons

TaylorMade has revealed its new P•7TW irons that have been designed with Tiger Woods. These premium, players models have brought together the minimalism of precision forged muscle back blades, with the technology of TaylorMade's own Milled Grind sole and tungsten weighting to deliver a unique feel and flight control. read more ...


Tiger's Successful Comeback Leads to Jump in Wealth

Thanks in no small part to his incredible comeback season, during which he won his 80th PGA Tour title, seriously contended in two majors and forced his way onto America’s Ryder Cup team, Tiger Woods saw his personal fortune increase by $50m in 2018 according to Forbes. read more ...


Tiger's Double-hit Push Shot Leaves a Bad Taste in the Mouth

Golf writer Derek Clements reports on the recent Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where he feels there is one set of rule for the likes of Tiger Woods and another set for the rest of us. What do you think? read more ...


Tiger Reflects on Comeback Year as he Plans to Reduce Playing Schedule

Tiger Woods has reflected on a remarkable 12 months that saw him return to the game, win again on the PGA Tour, contend in majors, and play in the Ryder Cup, but also note his plans for 2019 will be different to this past year. Golfshake's Derek Clements reports. read more ...


The Hero World Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis

A year since he made this return to the game, Tiger Woods hosts the Hero World Challenge, bringing together a select field of impressive names in The Bahamas, including Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Tommy Fleetwood. Who is going to end the year on a high? Derek Clements previews the event. read more ...


Tiger Wants to be Playing Captain at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods has surpassed expectations in his comeback by contending in majors, playing in the Ryder Cup, and winning the Tour Championship. As captain of the USA at the Presidents Cup in 2019, he is intrigued by the possibility of combining that role with playing, emulating Hale Irwin in 1994. Golfshake's Derek Clements reports. read more ...


The Greatest Comebacks in Sport

Tiger Woods completed one of the most incredible comebacks in history by winning the Tour Championship, but where does it rank with the greatest in sport? Golfshake's Derek Clements places it alongside a variety of different extraordinary stories and events. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #31: Ryder Cup Preview, Tiger's Incredible Comeback

Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook joins Kieran Clark on the Golfshake Podcast to discuss the incredible scenes as Tiger Woods claimed an incredible comeback victory at the Tour Championship, and they look forward to this week's Ryder Cup. read more ...


Tiger vs Phil - Does Anybody Really Care?

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will go head to head over 18 holes in Las Vegas with a mind-boggling $9m up for grabs. The match will be played. But does anybody really care? Golfshake's Derek Clements gives his thoughts on The Match. read more ...


The Sights and Sounds from Tiger's Run at the PGA

Tiger Woods electrified the huge crowds at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis with a resurgent and thrilling Sunday charge at the Wanamaker Trophy in the PGA Championship. We relive the sights and sounds from a sensory experience. read more ...


Tiger's Incredible Record at Firestone

The WGC Bridgestone Invitational is being held at Firestone Country Club for a final time, with eight-time winner Tiger Woods part of the field. We take a look back at his victories at the venue dating back to 1999. read more ...


Tiger Woods Comeback - Half-Term Report

Six months into his comeback on the PGA Tour, Golfshake's Derek Clements assesses the year of Tiger Woods, and reflects on the results and performances he has produced ahead of the Open at Carnoustie. read more ...


Assessing Tiger's Return to the Masters

Tiger Woods made his return to the Masters, and though his performance fell short of the lofty expectations placed upon him, Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on that showing and why it was a hugely positive week for the 14-time major champion. read more ...


Tiger Woods and Ernie Els Named Presidents Cup Captains

The Presidents Cup - which has been dominated by the United States since its inception - has been lacking a certain level of buzz and hype, but that was certainly turned on its head by the announcement that Tiger Woods and Ernie Els would Captain the two sides for next year's meeting at the legendary Royal Melbourne in Australia.  read more ...


Tiger Woods Presence Draws Staggering TV Viewing Figures

Is Tiger Woods still a draw in 2018? The answer is unquestionably yes, as the 14-time major champion's performance at the Valspar Championship - where he finished runner-up - surpassed that of the biggest events in golf during recent years. read more ...


It's Only a Matter of Time Before Tiger Wins Again

For years, it had seemed unlikely, but Tiger Woods is back contending in golf tournaments. Coming just short at the Valspar Championship, the 14-time major champion's comeback is progressing tremendously, and Golfshake's Derek Clements believes that his next victory is coming soon. read more ...


Wonderful Woods Silences the Doubters

ANY and all doubts about the form and fitness of 14-time major champion Tiger Woods were well and truly banished during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort in Florida. read more ...


Tiger Needs to Improve as Justin Thomas Criticises Unruly Fans

Bubba Watson won the Genesis Open, but there were plenty of talking points from Riviera. Golfshake's Derek Clements assesses the comeback of Tiger Woods, who missed the cut, and comments made by Justin Thomas, criticising the behaviour of unruly fans. read more ...


Tiger Woods Achieves First Small Victory in Comeback

Tiger Woods made his first cut in 888 days at the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing in a tie for 23rd. Derek Clements looks closer at what is a small victory in his comeback, and what we could expect going forward from the 14-time major champion. read more ...


History of Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines has long been considered a favourite playground for Tiger Woods. It has unquestionably been a lucrative association, as the former world number one has secured 14 titles at the venue in La Jolla, California. As the 14-time major champion returns for his comeback onto the regular PGA Tour, look back at his victories on this iconic layout. read more ...


Tiger Generation Has Taken Over in Golf

Golf is becoming increasingly dominated by players in their 20s, a generation who grew up when Tiger Woods was at his peak. Derek Clements takes a closer look at this 'Tiger Generation' and the success they are having on tour. read more ...


Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Torrey Pines is a very special place, not least because it is where Tiger Woods won the last of his 14 major titles, the US Open, 10 years ago. It is also the home of the Farmers Insurance Open, a tournament that Woods has won seven times. How fitting then that it should also be the venue for his latest, much-awaited comeback. read more ...


Spieth Relishes Return to Action of Tiger Woods

Golf needs Tiger Woods more than Tiger Woods needs golf. If you doubt it, ask yourself why so many of his rivals are so excited about the great man’s return to competitive action. Open champion Jordan Spieth is just the latest to go on record as saying that he cannot wait to see the 14-time major champion striding the fairways again. read more ...


Tiger Optimistic for Success in 2018

Something strange has happened to Tiger Woods. One of the world’s most private individuals, a sportsman who has never before shared his innermost thoughts with the world, suddenly cannot stop talking. And what a refreshing change it makes. read more ...


Tiger Woods to Fly Solo After Parting Company with Swing Coach

So what are we to make of the news that Tiger Woods has split from his coach Chris Como?  Derek Clements looks back at past coaches and records. read more ...


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