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The Golfers That Will Lead Team GB Hopes at The Olympic Games

Team GB's hopes of medal-winning golfers will be led by four individuals at the Olympic Games in Paris this year, and they will be equally divided between the men's and women's events. read more ...


Golfers Who You Forgot Finished Second at The Open

It's often been said in sport that everyone remembers the winner and no one remembers who finished second, but that isn't strictly true when you think of the Open Championship. However, we have taken a look through the history books to pick out some runner-ups who didn't rival the winner for attention. read more ...


The Best Golfers Never to Win The Open

Despite their best efforts, many incredible players couldn't quite get over the line and become the Champion Golfer of the Year. Golfshake's Kieran Clark has picked out some of the finest names who didn't win the Open. read more ...


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Why The Open is Golf's Best Major Championship

What is your favourite major golf championship in golf? Perhaps you love the Masters or appreciate seeing a US Open test, but Golfshake's Kieran Clark explains why he believes that the Open is golf's finest - and most essential - major championship. read more ...


The Open 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's the final men's major championship of the year as The Open returns to Royal Troon on Scotland's Ayrshire coastline. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to one of the highlights of the sporting year, analysing the leading contenders and the challenge they are set to face. read more ...


10 Picks to Win The Open 2024

It's time for The 152nd Open at Royal Troon, which brings together the best players on the planet for the final men's major championship of the season. But who is most likely to get their hands on the Claret Jug on Sunday? Golfshake's Derek Clements has shared ten picks to win. read more ...


10 Outsiders to Watch at The Open 2024

The Open Championship has now given us a decade of first-time winners and we have seen many outsiders claim the Claret Jug in recent memory. But who could have a surprise run at Royal Troon? Derek Clements has some ideas. read more ...


Legendary Open Championships at Royal Troon

This week marks the tenth occasion that The Open Championship has been staged at Royal Troon. It's a place with great history for American golfers. Here is a brief look back at what happened in each of the other editions. read more ...


Was This The Best Open Championship Ever

Anybody who witnessed The Duel In The Sun at Turnberry in 1977, when Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus went toe to toe for four days, would have believed they had witnessed the finest tournament in Open Championship history. But Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson gave it a run for its money at Royal Troon in 2016. read more ...


Remembering Brian Harman's Dominant Open Triumph at Hoylake

Brian Harman not only won The Open at Royal Liverpool in 2023 - he did so by destroying a world-class field with a near-flawless performance on the greens. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Was Right to Defend Caddie Harry Diamond From Criticism

Following his crushing loss at the US Open, Rory McIlroy faced the media at the Scottish Open, where he addressed what had happened at Pinehurst, the lessons learned, and why criticism of his caddie Harry Diamond is unjust. read more ...


Bryson DeChambeau Faces Legal Drama Before The Open

The last thing that professional golf needs right now is yet more unseemly headlines. But that is exactly what we have had. Just when you thought that things might be settling down a golf instructor called Mike Schy, who worked with Bryson DeChambeau until 2018, has been accused of attempting to extort the US Open champion out of a seven-figure sum. read more ...


Robert MacIntyre Secures Dream Scottish Open Victory

Robert MacIntyre made up for last year's Scottish Open heartbreak as he snatched a glorious victory on home soil  - and as he celebrated a memorable win the crowd burst into a chorus of Flower of Scotland. read more ...


Harry Hall What's In The Bag & Player Profile

Harry Hall produced the most unlikely of victories, claiming the Isco Championship in the most dramatic of circumstances, winning a five-man playoff by holing a chip for a birdie at the third additional hole. read more ...


Sergio Garcia Claims Home Victory For Spain at Valderrama

Sergio Garcia ended a four-year winless drought when he defeated Anirban Lahiri in a playoff to claim the LIV Golf Andalucia title at his beloved Valderrama - his favourite golf course, located in his homeland of Spain. read more ...


Ayaka Furue Produces Dramatic Finish to Win Evian Championship

They say that good things come in small packages - and Ayaka Furue proved it by winning the Evian Championship in thrilling fashion. At just 5ft tall, the shortest player on the LPGA Tour finished with an eagle three at the final hole to edge out Australia’s Stephanie Kyriacou. read more ...


What It's Like to Play Royal Troon Golf Club

Royal Troon boasts a storied history and the tradition here is rich, but what is it like to play? Golfshake's Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall took on the Old Course at Royal Troon, including the famous short par three 8th, the Postage Stamp. read more ...


Golf Owes Justin And Kate Rose a Debt of Gratitude

Women's golf in this country has a great deal to thank Justin and Kate Rose for the establishment of The Rose Series and the opportunities it has given female golfers. The Rose Ladies Open in September is the next chapter in this vision, which both Justin and Kate have described in this feature article. read more ...


Keegan Bradley's Ryder Cup Appointment Makes No Sense

Keegan Bradley's appointment as US Ryder Cup captain surprised everyone - including the man himself. Golfshake's Derek Clements explains why he can't see the logic in the decision and outlines his doubts about Bradley's suitability for the job. read more ...


USA to Make Shock Ryder Cup Captain Appointment

For months - even years - many had anticipated that Tiger Woods would take the reins as United States Ryder Cup captain in 2025, but the 15-time major champion has reportedly turned down that opportunity with Keegan Bradley set to instead become a shock appointment. read more ...


7 Golfers to Watch at The Evian Championship 2024

There can't be many more spectacular locations on the planet to enjoy than Lake Geneva, but that experience is exactly what the best players in the women's game will savour this week at The Evian Championship - and there is also the prestige of a major title on the line too. read more ...


Greg Norman Manages to Drop Another Major Clanger

Despite both sides seemingly moving closer to a positive resolution, LIV Golf's frontman Greg Norman remains as outspoken as ever, and that's something that Golfshake's Derek Clements struggles to accept and understand, as he explains in this week's View From The Fairway. read more ...


Genesis Scottish Open 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rory McIlroy will return to the Renaissance Club in East Lothian to defend the Scottish Open title he won in such sensational fashion 12 months ago. read more ...


LIV Golf Andalucia 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

For the likes of Bryson DeChambeau, Jon Rahm, Brooks Koepka and Cameron Smith, preparations for the Open at Royal Troon will be completed at the entirely contrasting surroundings of the fearsome Valderrama in Andalucia. read more ...


5 of The Best Scottish Opens

The Scottish Open is one of Europe’s most iconic tournaments. It takes on special significance because it is held the week before The Open Championship and provides a good form guide. Here are five of the best. read more ...


These Golfers Won't Be Playing in The Open at Royal Troon

While the limelight falls on the likes of Scottie Scheffler, Xander Schauffele, Bryson DeChambeau and Rory McIlroy at Royal Troon, there are several surprise omissions. Here are just a few of the men who will be watching this year's Open on TV, just like the rest of us. read more ...


Ewen Ferguson What's In The Bag & Player Profile

Ewen Ferguson secured his third DP World Tour title, winning the BMW International Open in Munich by two strokes and, in the process, landed a coveted place at this month's Open Championship at Royal Troon. read more ...


Davis Thompson What's In The Bag & Player Profile

American Davis Thompson carded a closing seven-under-par 64 to win the John Deere Classic in Illinois by four strokes and claim a place in the field for The Open at Royal Troon. read more ...


16 Players Secured Open Spots at Final Qualifying

In the hunt for a spot in The 152nd Open at Royal Troon, Justin Rose and English amateur Dominic Clemons stood out among the sixteen qualifiers who secured their place through Final Qualifying. read more ...


BMW International Open 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

A HOST of German stars will be hoping to take the limelight at this week’s BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried. Making a sentimental return to his homeland will be Bernhard Langer. read more ...


John Deere Classic 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

THE John Deere Classic is a big tournament for Jordan Spieth. He is a two-time winner at TPC Deere Run in Illinois but is not having the best of seasons. Defending Champion Sepp Straka returns following T23 at the Travelers Championship. read more ...


Aramco Team Series London 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

A total of 36 teams of four will battle it out over two days in a bid to become the fourth Aramco Team Series London Team Champions.  After her title-clinching eagle on the 18th hole last year, Georgia Hall will return as the defending Team Captain and will be joined by fellow English star Charley Hull. read more ...


With Declining Viewing Figures Is It Time For Golf Broadcast Changes

With the fourth major around the corner. In this weeks' 'View From The Fairway' - Sports Writer Derek Clements questions howe we currently consumer golf coverage and asks whether it is time for major changes. read more ...


Marcel Siem Wins Italian Open and Open Spot Secured for Tom McKibbin

MARCEL SIEM won his sixth DP World Tour title at the 2024 Italian Open - following his long awaited return to the winners circle at the Hero Indian Open in 2023.  He edged out Northern Ireland's Tom McKibbin in a playoff. read more ...


Cam Davis What's In The Bag & Player Profile

Australian Cameron Davis won the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit as English golfer Aaron Rai's challenge faltered in the final round. read more ...


Leading Contenders For The 2024 Open Championship

The countdown is on to this year's Open Championship, the 152nd edition, which will be hosted at Royal Troon in Ayrshire, with the world's best golfers ready to gather at one of Scotland's most historic links courses for a chance to get their hands on the Claret Jug and to become Champion Golfer of the Year. read more ...


Rocket Mortgage Classic 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rickie Fowler will make an emotional return to Detroit Golf Club to defend the Rocket Mortgage Classic title he won 12 months ago - his first victory in four years.  read more ...


Italian Open 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

After winning the KLM Open, Guido Migliozzi will have an added incentive as he attempts to claim the Italian Open. He is a mercurial talent and would love nothing more than to win his home open - as would Matteo Manassero, who has resurrected his career this season. read more ...


How Bryson DeChambeau Reinvented Himself

Like many golf fans, Golfshake's Derek Clements didn't know what to make of Bryson DeChamebau, but the American has successfully reinvented himself this year and changed many a perspective with his game and personality. read more ...


Amy Yang Player Profile And What's In The Bag

It has been quite a journey but, at her 75th attempt, South Korea's Amy Yang finally has her first major title in the bag at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. This was the longest wait for a maiden victory since Angela Stanford won the 2018 Evian Championship at her 76th attempt. read more ...


Incredible Scottie Scheffler Wins AGAIN on PGA Tour

On and on he goes. World number one Scottie Scheffler shrugged off a protest and beat Tom Kim in a play-off at the Travelers Championship to claim his sixth PGA Tour win of the season. read more ...


Tyrrell Hatton Player Profile And What's In The Bag

After three and a half years without an individual title, Tyrrell Hatton romped to victory at LIV Golf Nashville, shooting a final round 65 for a six shot win over fellow Englishman Sam Horsfield. read more ...


Playoff Winner Guido Migliozzi Secures Victory at KLM Open

Guido Migliozzi will want to wrap up the 18th hole at The International GC after a sixth birdie of the week at the hole secured him the KLM Open after a three-man playoff. It is the Italian’s fourth DP World Tour title. read more ...


Will Break From Golf Allow Rory McIlroy to Get Over US Open Loss

Following his crushing US Open loss to Bryson DeChambeau, Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship and will take a few weeks away from the spotlight. Golfshake's Derek Clements comments on that decision and whether the Northern Irishman will be ready for his next major chance. read more ...


7 Players to Watch at The KPMG Women's PGA Championship

The LPGA Tour's major season continues this week at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club in the State of Washington. Naturally, world number one Nelly Korda is the favourite, but here are some names that we're looking out for. read more ...


Are YouTube Golfers More Relevant Than Tour Pros

For a variety of reasons, golf viewership on TV is declining, but in the emerging world of YouTube, the audience is only growing massively. We asked golfers to explain why they're being put off watching traditional golf, what they want to see in the coverage, and how things could become better. read more ...


Rory McIlroy is Becoming The Modern Day Greg Norman

The 2024 US Open was thrilling to watch, but it was a heartbreaker for Rory McIlroy, who endured his most agonising major defeat yet. For the Northern Irishman, there are lingering questions as Golfshake's Kieran Clark believes that his career is beginning to feel like Greg Norman's. read more ...


KPMG Women's PGA Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The major golf season continues at Sahalee Country Club, which hosts this week's KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Can former winner Nelly Korda find her dominant best, or will someone else claim the prestigious trophy? read more ...


LIV Golf Nashville 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf moves to Nashville this week, a place that has been starved of significant golf tournaments for decades, bringing together a field that includes Jon Rahm as well as five-time major winner Brooks Koepka and the one and only Bryson DeChambeau, the new US Open champion. read more ...


Travelers Championship 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The week following a major normally sees many of the game’s leading players taking a break to recharge their batteries. But that will not be happening this week as The Travelers Championship is now one of the PGA Tour’s signature events. read more ...


KLM Open 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The DP World Tour returns to Europe after a two-week break, with England’s Matt Wallace and American Luke List in the field for the KLM Open at The International near Amsterdam. read more ...


How Close is Golf to Finally Achieving a Peace Deal

It is now more than 12 months since PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan stunned the world of golf by announcing that the PGA Tour and DP World Tour were planning to finalise a framework deal with the Saudi Public Investment Fund that would bring peace and love to professional golf. But are we any closer to seeing unity achieved? read more ...


Did Pinehurst Cross The Line

Pinehurst was a brutal challenge for the US Open but it created a brilliant championship. However, did it cross the line? Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his thoughts on that and more as he reflects on everything we witnessed in North Carolina. read more ...


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