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Taylor Becomes First Canadian to Nick Title at Pebble Beach

Nick Taylor became the first Canadian to win the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am - and he did it in style, beating American Kevin Streelman into second place by four shots. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the weekend's action. read more ...


How Far Should You Hit Your Driver?

Tour players are hitting the ball further than before, but is that the same for the average golfer? It has been hot topic of discussion since the R&A published their Distance Insights Project Report, and we have studied data to see just how far everyday golfers are driving across a range of handicap categories. read more ...


Are You Hitting The Ball Further Than 5 Years Ago?

Distance is a persistently hot topic in the game, with greater numbers of tour players continuing to surpass 300 yards off the tee. But are regular, everyday golfers hitting the ball longer? We asked them in the 2019 Golfshake Survey, revealing that advancements in technology are being felt at club level. read more ...


Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2019

It was a year packed with storylines and rich topics of discussion. But what most connected with the Golfshake Community? It was the stories that impacted regular golfers that most engaged our audience. We can reveal the Top 10 Most Read Articles on Golfshake in 2019. read more ...


Australian PGA Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The decade of golf concludes in style at the Australian PGA Championship, where Presidents Cup star Cameron Smith is looking to complete the rare achievement of winning three titles in a row. But Adam Scott has hopes of his own at Royal Pines Resort on the Golf Coast. read more ...


New Gender Equal Tour Launched in North of England

The 2020protour has been officially launched for 2020, making history as the UK's first gender equal pro circuit with an equitable policy. Established by European Tour player Chris Hanson and fellow pro Adam Walker, this new tour is set to make waves across the North of England next year.  read more ...


Strength of English Amateur Golf Praised After Historic Win

Teenager Josh Hill made history on Wednesday by winning the Al Ain Open by Arena at Al Ain Equestrian Shooting and Golf Club, showcasing the strength in depth that exists within English amateur golf. read more ...


Professional Putting Tips with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner Chris Paisley and his brother/putting coach Andy Paisley answer all your questions regarding putting tips and tricks. From everything from green reading to custom fitting, Chris and Andy have their say on these important putting topics.  read more ...


Putting Alignment Drill with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner Chris Paisley demonstrates his technique when it comes to accurately aligning himself and his putting set-up with the target.  read more ...


Putting Press-Up Drill with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner Chris Paisley showcases his press-up putting drill. This useful drill adds significant pressure to a simple pace control drill, designed to replicate the nerves and anxiety the golf course consistently provides.  read more ...


Pre-Round Putting Drill with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner Chris Paisley demonstrates his quick 5 minute pre-round drill that helps him get the immediate feel of the greens and prepare him for the golf course.  read more ...


Custom Fitted Putters with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner Chris Paisley talks about his own experience and unique tendencies he requires for his custom fitted putter, as well as the importance it can have on the game of amateur golfers.  read more ...


Blu-Tack Strike Drill with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour winner, Chris Paisley demonstrates his unorthodox 'Blu-Tack' drill designed to improve a more consistent strike.  read more ...


Path and Tempo Drill with Chris Paisley

In this video, Eurpean Tour winner, Chris Paisley demonstrates the unique drill him and his putting coach Andy Paisley use to work on improving both the tempo and path of the putting stroke.  read more ...


How to Read the Greens with Chris Paisley

In this video, European Tour Winner Chris Paisley highlights his useful tips for correctly reading the greens before he stands over his putt.  read more ...


Friday Update - 9/11/18

Golfshake's Joe Hughes takes a look at some of golf's biggest talking points from the past week, including a major rules controversy, a possible change of equipment brand for the world number one, and Brandon Stone's quest to make a hole-in-one. read more ...


Slow Play Rules Must be Enforced on Tour

In a rare incident, Corey Pavin received a slow play penalty on the Champions Tour in the United States. Golfshake's Derek Clements believes this isolated moment should become a widespread drive on the major circuits, particularly the PGA Tour. read more ...


Slowing the Game Down

Last Sunday, Bryson DeChambeau won the Memorial Tournament, but the aftermath was dominant by discussion on the pace of play within the final grouping. Golfshake's Alex Picken asks whether that was fair, and delves into the slow play debate and the potential solutions. read more ...


Delving into the Slow Play Debate

Slow play has been a much covered topic and divides opinion. Joe Hughes delves into the subject and assesses the reasons behind the issue and the solutions that have been proposed by seveal figures in the game. read more ...


Jack Nicklaus Makes Case to Roll Back Golf Ball

Jack Nicklaus has always been the most engaging of talkers, and the 18-time major champion addressed two of the game's biggest topics of discussion - slow play and distance - explaining how the two are linked and why rolling back the golf ball is the solution. read more ...


Shot Clock is a Start but Slow Play Has to be Tackled Properly

The European Tour has announced, with much fanfare, the introduction of the 2018 Shot Clock Masters. The tournament has been launched with the specific purpose of speeding up play and is a laudable experiment, but it does pose a question: why? read more ...


Qatar Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

A stellar field has assembled for the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, as the European Tour continues its desert swing. Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be an intriguing week.  read more ...


Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Jason Day returns to Torrey Pines for the defence of his Farmers Insurance Open title, with the likes of Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson hoping to spoil the party. Derek Clements looks ahead to this week's PGA Tour event. read more ...


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