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Visitors Flock to Stunning Venues in Northern France

Visitors have been flocking to Golf d'Hardelot and Le Touquet Golf Resort on the northern coast of France, with both venues noting a significant rise in the number of visitors. read more ...


Gleneagles Reveals Special Golf Packages to Mark Centenary

Marking the centenary celebrations for its renowned King's and Queen's courses, Gleneagles has revealed special golf packages available during May to invite golfers to the spectacular estate within the heart of Perthshire and experience two of Scotland's most acclaimed inland layouts. read more ...


The Belfry Among Winners at Golf Service Awards Ceremony

It was quite a gathering in St Andrews and The Old Course Hotel for the ninth 59club Service Excellence Awards, where a series of the golf industry's finest resorts and clubs - including The Belfry - were recognised for their achievement in a ceremony. read more ...


Your Best Experience on a Golf Course

In our Janurary 2019 Golf Course Survey, we asked hundreds of golfers to pick out their favourite experience in golf, something that has happened to them. The responses were diverse and fun to read, and we decided to ask some of the Golfshake Team about theirs. read more ...


From the Bahamas to Brora

Brora Golf Club in the Scottish Highlands has become a cult-favourite, renowned by legendary Open champions, and celebrated by international visitors. Author and journalist Ed Hodge shares the story of Scott Cowper, who travels annually to Brora from the Bahamas, to explain the worldwide appeal of this wonderful layout. read more ...


HSBC Women's Championship Showcases Sentosa Golf Club

This week's HSBC Women's Championship boasts a spectacular field on the LPGA Tour, and showcases the impressive and widely acclaimed Sentosa Golf Club, a venue that is drawing many visitors to Singapore. read more ...


Gleneagles Launches Special Group Green Fee to Celebrate Solheim Cup

Gleneagles is hosting the Solheim Cup in September, and to celebrate that fact, the revered hotel has launched a special four-ball green across each of its three golf courses until the end of April.  read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #36: Golf in Northern Ireland, Causeway Tour, Royal Portrush

Kieran Clark was joined by Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken, who recently experienced the Causeway Coast Tour, which included the opportunity to play Royal Portrush, the spectacular Portstewart and the visually striking Castlerock Golf Club. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in Wales

Varierty in abundance for golf in Wales.  We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars in Wales. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland continues to delight golfers with an array of golf courses to play.  We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the South East of England

A golfing hot spot if you are looking for somewhere new to play. We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars in the South East of England. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the South West of England

The South West offers more than just golf. We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars in the South West of England. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the South of England

This is the UKs most populated area for golf courses. We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars in the South of England. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the East Midlands

The East Midlands offers quality and variety as a golfing destination. We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars for the East Midlands. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the West Midlands

Ever thought about a round in the West Midlands? We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the East of England

The East of England is know for more than just golf.  But here we have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. read more ...


2019 Open at Royal Portrush Packages Available with Golfbreaks.com

The Open Championship makes its return to Royal Portrush this July, and unprecedented demand has seen direct tickets sold out months, but midweek packages - including access to Thursday and Friday's rounds - are still available with Golfbreaks.com, providing golf fans with the opportunity to ensure that they are part of this historic event. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in Scotland

Scotland is the Home of Golf and this list may unearth some new courses to add to your list to play. We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. read more ...


Golfshake Rising Stars in the North of England

We have delved into course reviews on Golfshake to identify venues that have increased significantly in popularity with reviewers, noting a rise in average rating in 2018 compared with 2016. Here are the Rising Stars for the North of England. read more ...


Scenic Walmer & Kingsdown Joins Golf in Kent

The highly scenic Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club, which enjoys a spectacular position on top of the White Cliffs of Dover, will be further showcased through Visit Kent's Golf in Kent Partnership. read more ...


Golfshake Golf Course Awards 2018

The Golfshake Course Section includes over 235,000 independent reviews submitted by regular golfers. We have delved into those submitted during the past 15 months to identify the most popular and top rated courses, showcasing those venues in the Golfshake Golf Course Awards for 2018. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Group Golf Giveaway Returns for 2019

Golfbreaks.com's Group Golf Giveaway has become a staple attraction for those booking golf holidays across the UK and international destinations, and it has made a welcome return for 2019 with more offers than before, delivering even greater value, with the added incentive of having the opportunity to receive a Callaway Rogue Driver. read more ...


European Tour Star Matt Wallace Becomes Ambassador for The Belfry

Four-time Ryder Cup venue The Belfry Hotel & Resort has revealed that European Tour star Matt Wallace - a three-time winner on the circuit last year - has become a brand ambassador for the prestigious and famous venue. read more ...


40 of the Best UK Courses to Play in 2019

We bring together 40 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, all published within the last year, packed with information and opinions, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across the United Kingdom in 2019. read more ...


Amarilla Golf Club Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to experience Amarilla Golf Club on the southern shore of Tenerife, which boasts a Donald Steel designed course. Here is his review. read more ...


Golf Del Sur Golf Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor recently had the chance to experience the spectacular Golf Del Sur on the southern shore of Tenerife, which includes 27-holes of golf. Here is his guide and review. read more ...


Causeway Coast Trip Report

Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken recently experienced the Causeway Tour in Northern Ireland, discovering many of the regional links that will be showcased when the Open Championship returns to Royal Portrush in 2019. Here is Andy’s overall review and assessment of the trip. read more ...


Top Reviewed Golf Courses of 2018

We have been highlighting popular venues (with at least ten ratings) that reviewed highly on Golfshake during the past 18 months across the regions. Now, to close out the year, we have brought them together into one place for you, celebrating those venues, which could be an informative guide for you to identify places to visit in 2019.  read more ...


Burnham and Berrow Continues Rise in Golf Course Rankings

Burnham and Berrow has continued to rise through the rankings as its Championship Course's lofty reputation was recognised in the latest Top 100 Golf Courses in the UK & Ireland Ranking from Golf Monthly, with the venue in the South West of England ascending into the Top 30. read more ...


Top 50 Rated UK Venues for Course Conditions on Golfshake in 2018

We have delved into reviews submitted on Golfshake during the past 18 months to discover which venues rated most highly for Course Conditions. Here are the top rated across the United Kingdom. read more ...


Sergio Garcia Opens New Golf Hub at PGA Catalunya

PGA Catalunya Resort is among the most highly regarded venues in Spain, featuring a superb main course among many other striking facilities, including The Golf Hub, which is the new and upgraded golf academy that was opened by former Masters champion and Ryder Cup legend Sergio Garcia. read more ...


Top 50 Rated UK Venues for Food and Drink on Golfshake in 2018

We have delved into reviews submitted on Golfshake during the past 18 months to discover which venues rated most highly for Food & Drink. Here are the top rated across the United Kingdom. read more ...


Dust off the Golf Clubs and Play Burnham and Berrow this Winter

If you need an excuse to dust off the golf clubs in winter, Burnham and Berrow has revealed a series of winter packages and on-site accomodation that should attract keen golfers to the South West of England. read more ...


Kingsbarns Celebrates Results of Most Successful Season

The spectacular Kingsbarns Golf Links near St Andrews in Fife has been celebrating the results of its most successful season to date, welcoming more guests than before and being awarded prestigious titles from the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards, most notably the accolade of Best Golf Experience. read more ...


Experience Golf on the French Riviera with Winter Packages

The French Riviera is a worldwide renowned destination, and thanks to winter packages, golfers can experience it for themselves when staying at the striking Royal Mougins Golf Resort near Cannes. read more ...


Top 35 Reviewed South of England Venues on Golfshake in 2018

We have collated independent courses reviews submitted by Golfshake Members to identify Overall Top 40 Reviewed Venues in the South and South West of England for 2018, with at least ten ratings, reflecting the expectations of everyday golfers. read more ...


Top 40 Reviewed East of England Venues on Golfshake in 2018

We have collated independent courses reviews submitted by Golfshake Members to identify Overall Top 40 Reviewed Venues in the East and South East of England for 2018, with at least ten ratings, reflecting the expectations of everyday golfers. read more ...


Best Playing Golf and Challenge Videos on Golfshake

Throughout the years on Golfshake, we have regularly involved our Staff, Ambassadors and Members in a variety of days and experiences at courses across the country. Here are some of the best playing golf and challenge videos in our library read more ...


Top 60 Reviewed North of England Venues on Golfshake in 2018

We have collated independent courses reviews submitted by Golfshake Members to identify Overall Top 60 Reviewed Venues in the North of England for 2018, with at least ten ratings, reflecting the expectations of everyday golfers. read more ...


Top 35 Reviewed Scotland Venues on Golfshake in 2018

We have collated independent courses reviews submitted by Golfshake Members to identify Overall Top 35 Reviewed Venues in Scotland for 2018, with at least ten ratings, reflecting the expectations of everyday golfers. read more ...


Best Golfshake Travel and Golf Course Videos

We have a library of VLOGS and content taking you behind the scenes of many of the finest layouts and venues across the UK and Europe, some of which you could sample in 2019. Here are some of the best, read more ...


20 of the Best 2018 Top Rated Courses in Scotland for Club Facilities

We have delved into reviews submitted on Golfshake during the past 18 months to discover which rated most highly for Club & Facilities. Here are the top rated across Scotland. read more ...


20 of the Best 2018 Top Rated Value for Money Courses in the South

We have delved into reviews submitted on Golfshake during the past 18 months to discover which venues rated most highly for Value For Money. Here are the top rated across the South of England. read more ...


Top 50 Golf Courses Rated for Condition in 2018

Credit to the greenkeepers and maintenance, we have delved into the thousands of reviews submitted by golfers on Golfshake to identify the Top 50 Courses for Condition in the UK for 2018. read more ...


20 of the Best 2018 Top Rated Courses in the East for Course Conditions

We have delved into reviews submitted on Golfshake during the past 18 months to discover which venues rated most highly for Course Conditions. Here are the top rated across the East of England. read more ...


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