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20 Must Play Golf Courses in The South West

The South West of England on Golfshake covers Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. We have delved into the Golfshake Course Section to discover some of the most highly rated clubs and venues in the area by regular golfers based on their expectations and cost, discovering some of the best value experiences. read more ...


10 Tips For Organising a Successful Golf Trip

It can be tricky being in charge of organising a golf holiday with your family or friends, so we’ve decided to put together a list of top tips that you should keep in mind when sorting your break. read more ...


10 Things To Take On a Golf Break

If you're embarking on a golf break abroad or in the country, knowing what to pack can be an additional stress that you want to avoid. For some help, Golfshake's Joe Hughes has picked out ten items that are essential to bring on your holiday. read more ...


9 Top 100 Golf Venues Where You Can Stay and Play

If you're looking for a quality but affordable stay and play venue this summer, Joe Hughes has picked out nine destinations that have been ranked inside the Golfshake Top 100 as rated by regular users of the website. read more ...


David Howell Joins Golfbreaks as Brand Ambassador

Five-time European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup star David Howell has joined Golfbreaks.com as a global ambassador for the leading golf travel brand. read more ...


Best Luxury Golf Breaks in the British Isles

We take a look at what many consider to be the finest luxury golf resorts in the British Isles. Each of them deliver a promise of fantastic rooms, food, golf courses and high quality facilities. read more ...


Clubs to Hire Forges Partnership with American Golf in Edinburgh

Market-leading rental agency Clubs to Hire has combined with the retailer American Golf to forge a partnership for golfers traveling to Scotland and hoping for a simple 'click and collect' system when hiring golf clubs in the Home of Golf. read more ...


The Best of Golf in England

We have brought together several of our ‘Best of’ Features and Reviews to complete a comprehensive Guide to Golf in England, hopefully serving as a useful tool for golfers looking to experience some remarkable layouts. read more ...


Door-to-Door Golf Club Shipping with SHERPR

When traveling abroad on a golf break, one of the concerns be may around transporting golf clubs to your destination. Thanks to SHERPR's door-to-door shipping service, that process becomes much easier and anxiety-free. read more ...


Guide to Luxury Aphrodite Hills Resort in Cyprus

Discover the spectacular five-star Aphrodite Hills Hotel, situatued in the beautiful hills above the historic town of Paphos in Cyprus, which boasts a breathtaking location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and features a luxury range of facilities and superb golf options. read more ...


Most Famous Golf Hole Names

Masters Champion, Sergio Garcia and his wife Angela recently welcomed their daugher Azalea into the world, named after the 13th at Augusta National. We have looked for some of the most famous hole names in golf, each with their own story. read more ...


20 Must Play Golf Courses in The East

Covering a vast expanse of regions, the East of England is home to many of the nation's finest golf courses. We delved into the Golfshake Course Section and discovered the Top Rated and Most Highly Recommended Courses in the East.  read more ...


The Best of Golf in Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day is on the 17th of March and has become the world’s annual celebration of Ireland, the foremost Patron Saint of the Emerald Isle. Here on Golfshake, we are marking the Day by delving into what makes Irish Golf special. read more ...


20 Must Play Golf Courses in The South

The South of England covers a wide geographical region. We have delved into the Golfshake Course Section – and its thousands of independent reviews – to discover some of the most highly rated clubs and venues in the area by regular golfers read more ...


Major Improvements Unveiled at Chateau des Vigiers

The Ryder Cup is coming to France this year, and the stunning Chateau des Vigiers - one of the country's finest resorts - has unveiled a range of major improvements that have been made. read more ...


20 Must Play Golf Courses in The Midlands

The Midlands is the Heart of England and is also home to a deep and eclectic collection of well-regarded golf courses. We have delved into the Golfshake Course Section to discover some of the most highly rated clubs and venues in the area by regular golfers. read more ...


Las Colinas Unveils Luxury Apartments

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has become a hugely popular and highly regarded venue since it opened back in 2010, and the launch of new luxury apartments will only enhance that. read more ...


Most Highly Recommended Golf Clubs on Golfshake

We have identified 35 clubs/venues across the UK that have received over 100 Recommendations on Golfshake from regular golfers with at least 99% of them rated positive. These are the Highly, Highly Recommended Courses.  read more ...


Discover and Experience New Courses with Golfshake

Golfshake's Score Tracker is popular with golfers looking to record their rounds and stats, but the Golfshake Community is also a useful tool for experiencing courses and securing tee times. Learn about the Golfshake Course Section and why it should be an essential part of your golf this year. read more ...


Joys of Golf in the Sweltering Heat of Perth, Australia

Golfshake writer Derek Clements has been enjoying a February break in the sweltering heat of Perth, Australia. Reporting on the temperatures and quality of golf, our man provides just a bit of insight and colour behind his experience Down Under. read more ...


Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Unveils Corporate Memberships

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has introduced a fresh corporate golf membership category, which is set to offer businesses throughout the United Kingdom with a range of appealing opportunities. read more ...


The 18 Hardest Greens in the UK

There is no exact science to determine what makes for a difficult green, but we have delved into the Golfshake Score Tracker and taken data from 125,000 rounds of golf to pick out some recurring greens that consistently drive alarming putting stats from regular golfers across a spectrum of abilities. read more ...


Four Highly Rated Clubs Seek England Golf's Most Welcoming Title

Four golf targets have reached the final in the race to be declared England Golf's Most Welcoming Club, sponsored by American Golf, and each of them have achieved a positive rating on Golfshake, being Rated as Highly Recommended. read more ...


Secure Great Deals and Benefits with Golfbreaks.com's 2018 Group Golf Giveaway

We may only be in January, but there is not a better time of year to plan and book a golf holiday, thanks to the 2018 Group Golf Giveaway with Golfbreaks.com. Take a trip across the UK & Ireland, Europe, United States, and Worldwide, or maybe even the Masters or Ryder Cup, and secure a variety of benefits and rewards. read more ...


20 of the Best UK Courses to Play in 2018

Here, we bring together 20 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, packed with information and opinion, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across Britain in 2018.\ Here, we bring together 20 of the Best UK Feature Reviews on Golfshake, packed with information and opinion, which should be helpful when it comes to identifying worthwhile places to visit across Britain in 2018. read more ...


Fina Cortesin Declared Best Golf Resort in Europe

Highly regarded Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa is thrilled after being declared the best golf resort in Europe at the prestigious Square Mile magazine awards. read more ...


Italy Named Best Emerging Golf Destination in Europe

Italy has been declared the finest 'up and coming' destination in Europe, with the innovative Italy Golf & More - the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project - having been a major factor behind the raising of the country's emerging profile as a golf break option. read more ...


European Amateur Golf Tour Stops at Tenerife in 2018

The spectacular island of Tenerife will host the European Amateur Golf Tour (EAGT) in April, as popular destination joins an striking list of host venues across Europe for 2018. read more ...


The Alternative Top 100 Courses

Golfshake's 'Alternative' Top 100 rankings offer a list of the best golf courses that aren't in the 'Official' Top 100 rankings in the UK and have more than 50 reviews on Golfshake.com These courses are based off the expectations of the everyday golfer. read more ...


Italy Enjoys Huge Rise in Golf Tourism

Italy is fast growing in popularity as a golf destination, and following encouraging survey data with travelers, new figures have shown that the number of international green fees booked as increased by 40% during the past three years. read more ...


Golf Groups Drawn to UK Stay and Play Venues

Having already noted an increase in the numbers booking at its ten highly regarded golf resorts, Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) is excited to report an unprecendented level of enquiries having been submitted for 2018 golf groups. read more ...


Finca Cortesin Ranked Among World's Top 50 Hotels

Highly regarded Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has seen its elite reputation boosted by a pair of major endorsements from UK magazine Condé Nast Traveler, after being rated as one of the best 50 hotels on the planet, and second in Spain and Portugal. read more ...


Spectacular Sentosa Golf Club Showcases Beauty in Video

The spectacular Sentosa Golf Club has showcased its award-winning facility with a video that presents the feel of the venue and presenting the stunning vistas of The Serapong and newly unveiled New Tanjong. read more ...


Miguel Angel Jimenez Opens Short Game Facility at Las Colinas

Ryder Cup and European Tour legend Miguel Angel Jimenez has officially opened the superb 'Las Colinas Short Game Facility designed by Miguel Angel Jimenez' at the famous venue in Spain. read more ...


Enjoy Golf and Stargazing in Tenerife

Tenerife is a stunning location to play golf throughout the year, but what you may not know is that it's also one of the finest destinations to watch the stars and enjoy astronomy. read more ...


Las Colinas Receives Major Accolade at World Travel Awards

Spain's revered Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is celebrating further accolades after it was named 'Europe's Leading Villa Resort' at the World Travel Awards, where it also received the title of 'Spain's Leading Villa Resort' for a third consecutive year. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Launches Domestic US Travel Program

Golfbreaks.com, the widely regarded experts in golf travel across the planet, are excited to launch their domestic US travel program in additino to the October “Early Birdie” promotion, which provides customers with the opportunity to save up to $1000 on a future golf vacation. read more ...


Tenerife's Golf del Sur Celebrates 30th Anniversary

30 years ago, the majestic island of Tenerife welcomed a second golf course - Golf del Sur - that would become iconic over the subsequent decades, hosting European Tour events and thrilling golfers from across the planet.  read more ...


10 UK Golf Holiday Destinations You Must Visit

Most of us like to feel the sun on our back abroad, but there are plenty of reasons to stay at home, especially if you happen to be a golfer. Here, we look at ten of the best UK destinations for golfers and their families. read more ...


5 of the Best Resorts to Visit in Portugal

Portugal is a haven for golfers. It is a perfect place to take the family too, with hundreds of miles of unspoilt beaches, hotels to suit all pockets and amazing local drink and cuisine. And as an added bonus, the Portuguese are a friendly, hospitable people who make tourists feel welcome. Here, we look at five of the best courses/resorts. read more ...


5 of the Best Golf Resorts in Spain

Spain is one of Europe's leading golf destinations and is always popular with visitors from the UK. If you're looking to experience the setting, we have put together a guide to five of the country's best resorts that are worth sampling. read more ...


Club Alcanada Speeds Up Play with Revolutionary TagMarshal

Club de Golf Alcanada, which is viewed as being one of Spain's finest golf courses despite its youthful status, has enhanced the experience of playing there further by introducing the innovative TagMarshal, which is set to speed up play. read more ...


International Golf Bookings to Italy Significantly Increase

Italy has enjoyed a significant increase in the number of golf visitors in recent times, with international bookings having risen by an impressive 25% over the last two years of growth. read more ...


The Belfry Celebrates 40 Years of The Brabazon with Special Deals

The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating 40 years of the famous Brabazon Course - a four-time host of the Ryder Cup - with special deals available for golfers looking to experience the iconic venue. read more ...


Tour the Majestic and Stunning Dunes of Irish Open Venue Portstewart

This week's Irish Open is being played at the striking Portstewart in County Londonderry. Golfshake contributer and photographer Kevin Diss takes us on a tour of the course and area, otherwise known as a shooting location for Game of Thrones! read more ...


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