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Made in Denmark Preview, Picks & Analysis

Matt Wallace returns to the Made in Denmark and will defend his title at Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort, looking to build on his third place finish at last week's PGA Championship. Golfshake's Derek Clements assesses the Englishman's chances and picks out some key contenders. read more ...


Charles Schwab Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis

Justin Rose returns to the magnificent Colonial Country Club to defend the newly titled Charles Schwab Challenge, facing a strong field that includes Jon Rahm, Francesco Molinari, Jordan Spieth and Ian Poulter. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to one of the PGA Tour's classic tournaments. read more ...


Brooks Koepka Joins Legends of the Game by Retaining PGA Championship

It wasn't the victory procession many had expected on Sunday, but Brooks Koepka successfully defended his PGA Championship title at Bethpage Black, making history and joining the legends of the game with a fourth major title in 23 months. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps a tense and thrilling back-nine in New York. read more ...


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8 Outsiders to Follow at the US PGA

With such an impressive field at the PGA Championship, it's hard to identify genuine outside contenders, but we have decided to pick out a group - all ranked outside the Top 20 in the World Rankings - who may just be in with a chance on Sunday. read more ...


How to Pick a Winner at the US PGA Championship

Justin Thomas' absence means that 99 of the Top 100 in the Official World Golf Ranking are playing in the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Long Island, New York. With such a strong field competing on a formidable layout, it's a challenge to pick a potential winner, but there are themes and methods that could identify a likely candidate.  read more ...


The US PGA Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The game's best players have headed to the formidable Bethpage Black for the 101st PGA Championship. Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, defending champion Brooks Koepka, and Tiger Woods are considered the favourites, but who is going to lift the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday? Golfshake's Derek Clements previews the year's second major. read more ...


5 to Watch at the US PGA Championship

All 100 of the Top 100 in the Official World Golf Ranking are playing in this week's PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. Golfshake's Derek Clements has picked out five the main contenders for the PGA, assessing their chances of success. read more ...


The US PGA Championship By Numbers

Often considered the least distinctive of the major championships, the PGA nonetheless has a rich history. Golfshake's Derek Clements has brought together some key stats and figures that tell its story for the 2019 edition. read more ...


Bethpage Black Hole by Hole Guide

This week's 101st PGA Championship is being contested at the fearsome Black Course at Bethpage State Park, Long Island, New York. We take a closer look at each of the holes that will stage the quest for the Wanamaker Trophy. read more ...


Sweden's Kinhult Wins Enthralling British Masters at Hillside

Large crowds turned out at Hillside to watch local boy and tournament host Tommy Fleetwood, but it was Sweden's Marcus Kinhult who stole the show, making birdie on the 72nd hole to win his maiden title on the European Tour. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on a hugely entertaining event. read more ...


New Senior Tour Event in Cornwall Giving Away Thousands of Free Tickets

This June, the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship is taking place at the renowned Trevose Golf & Country Club in Cornwall, and spectators will be able to see the great names compete in the official Staysure Tour event for free, with thousands of complimentary tickets being given away. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Submits European Tour Membership

Following months of doubt, it has been reported that Rory McIlroy has taken up membership of the European Tour, and will make appearances on the circuit this season, including in Scotland, Switzerland, and the BMW PGA at Wentworth. read more ...


British Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

The European Tour comes to home soil for Tommy Fleetwood, who is hosting this week's British Masters at the renowned Hillside Golf Club, bringing together many of the finest British players. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be a memorable event. read more ...


AT&T Byron Nelson Preview, Picks & Analysis

Brooks Koepka has headed to Texas before his defence of the PGA Championship, leading the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where Aaron Wise is defending the title. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event and analyses the main contenders. read more ...


Flying Finn Korhonen Comes Storming Back to Win Volvo China Open

Mikko Korhonen overcame a three-shot deficit to win the Volvo China Open after a playoff with Benjamin Hebert, while on the PGA Tour, Max Homa secured his breakthrough victory at the Wells Fargo Championship. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the weekend's action. read more ...


Wells Fargo Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Jason Day defends the Wells Fargo Championship at the highly regarded Quail Hollow, but it's a favourite of many players, including twice-champion Rory McIlroy who is hoping to claim victory as he prepares to turn 30. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a look through the strong field and analyses the main contenders. read more ...


Volvo China Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The British Masters is coming, but before then, the European Tour heads to Chengdu for the Volvo China Open, where the likes of Haotong Li, Nicolas Colsaerts, Ross Fisher, Alex Levy and Paul Dunne will be competing for the title. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event. read more ...


Campillo Secures Maiden Victory at 229th Time of Asking

It has been a long time coming but Jorge Campillo finally ended his wait for a maiden European Tour win at the 229th time of asking with a two-shot victory at the Trophée Hassan II. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the weekend's action. 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 ...


Dustin Johnson's Struggle at Harbour Town Showcases Challenge of Winning

World number one Dustin Johnson struggled miserably on the back-nine of Harbour Town to lose the RBC Heritage, underlining that even the best have bad days at the worst moments. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the challenge of winning. read more ...


Trophee Hassan II Preview, Picks & Analysis

Last year, Alex Levy won the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco, and the event marks the return of the regular European Tour, which had recently taken a break ahead of the Masters. Golfshake's Derek Clements delves in the field and picks out names who have an opportunity to claim the title. read more ...


Zurich Classic of New Orleans Preview, Picks & Analysis

Tommy Fleetwood and Sergio Garcia have teamed up at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where a collection of formidable partnerships will aim to take down defending champions Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to this unique event on the PGA Tour schedule. read more ...


C.T. Pan Secures First PGA Tour Victory at Harbour Town

Chinese Taipei's C.T. Pan secured his first PGA Tour victory at the RBC Heritage at the magnificent Harbour Town, overcoming a formidable field to complete a remarkabke journey that now sees many other doors opened. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the triumph. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #40: Tiger at the Masters, Spring Inspiration, Twilight Golf

Kieran Clark was joined by Stewart Armstrong and Josh Jeffery on Episode 40 of the Golfshake Podcast. They looked back at Tiger's incredible victory at the Masters, placing that triumph into context, the journey and wider impact of the moment, and what it could mean going forward. They also look ahead to the new season, inspiration for playing golf in spring, and the joys of twilight golf. 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 ...


RBC Heritage Preview, Picks & Analysis

Post Masters, the PGA Tour heads to stunning Hilton Head for the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town, one of the most renowned venues on the circuit. Always an enjoyable week, Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to this iconic and intriguing event. 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 ...


Miracle Man Woods Poised to Complete Remarkable Comeback

On a day of days at Augusta, Francesco Molinari, the Open champion, recorded a round of 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of The Masters at Augusta National. And one of the two men lurking behind him is 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, looking to claim his first Green Jacket in 14 years. read more ...


Ian Woosnam's Unassuming Final Farewell to Masters Points to End of Era

Former Masters champion, Ian Woosnam quietly brought his career at Augusta to an end on Friday. Golfshake's Kieran Clark reflects on the Welshman's achievements, and how the storied time of Europe's Big Five is reaching its conclusion. read more ...


Tiger Roars Into Contention with Major Champions at Augusta

Tiger Woods survived a rain delay and a sliding tackle from a marshal to leave himself one shot off the lead after the second round of The Masters as he attempts to complete one of the most remarkable comebacks in sport. read more ...


Koepka and DeChambeau Lead at Masters

It was meant to be all about Rory McIlroy and his attempt to finally claim the career grand slam. Instead, the first round of The Masters was all about Brooks Koepka, whose 66 saw him leading the way with Bryson DeChambeau as he attempts to win his fourth major and his third since successfully defending the US Open in June last year. read more ...


Can the Modern Golf Swing Cause Injuries?

Does golf's modern, powerful swing cause back injuries? It's a subject that has generated much debate, but golf chiropractor Shane Lawlor has delved into the topic and explained why he doesn't believe the swing itself is to blame. read more ...


Master the Greens at Augusta or Pack Your Bags and Head for Home

The greens at Augusta National are notoriously quick, but just how fast are they? Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look, recalling time spent with former Amateur Champion Gary Wolstenholme, to discover just how difficult these surfaces are. read more ...


The Greatest Masters Memories

To capture a little bit of the special imagination that people have with Augusta, we asked members of the Golfshake team, including several of our ambassadors, to delve back into their memories and recall some of the tournaments, shots, and triumphs that have defined their lifetime of watching the Masters. read more ...


8 Outsiders to Watch at the Masters

Considering the exclusive and limited nature of the field, there aren't many genuine outsiders at the Masters, but we have picked out eight names who could surprise the big favourites this week at Augusta National. read more ...


The 2019 Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's time for the Masters, but who is going to achieve immortality at Augusta National? Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the main storylines, the potential contenders, and what we can expect from this week. read more ...


6 to Watch at the Masters

Who is going to claim that iconic Green Jacket on Sunday? Golfshake's Derek Clements has picked out five names - plus one outsider - who may just achieve immortality this week at the Masters and join the legends of Augusta. read more ...


Augusta National Hole by Hole Guide

Home of the Masters Tournament since 1934, Augusta National is arguably the most iconic golf course on the planet, sitting alongside the Old Course at St Andrews and Pebble Beach for that accolade. We take a closer look at 18 holes of this legendary course, where the players of today will walk in the footsteps of legends. read more ...


The Masters By Numbers

Played at the same venue each year, we have a connection to the Masters like no other event, and consequently many of the statistics attached resonate with golfers more here than elsewhere. 2019 marks several anniversaries, and we have gathered some of the key numbers to be mindful of throughout the week. read more ...


How to Follow the 2019 Masters

The Masters Tournament is more accessible than ever before for those following the iconic event at home or on the move, with a variety of viewing options throughout the week on both Sky Sports and the BBC. read more ...


Reed Reluctant to Return Green Jacket

Patrick Reed will attempt to become just the fourth player to successfully defend the Masters, but the omens are not good for the American, who has been uninpsiring of late, but it's not a title he is willing to hand over lightly. read more ...


Conners Proves Dreams Can Come True as Kupcho Wows Augusta

It was a memorable weekend across the game. Corey Conners made it through Monday Qualifying to astonishingly win the Valero Texas Open, while Jennifer Kupcho wowed the gallery and made history at Augusta National. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on a memorable few days in golf. read more ...


Ko Jin-young is the First Major Champion of 2019

Ko Jin-young won the ANA Inspiration to become the first major champion of 2019, joining a rich group of players from South Korea who have tasted success in the biggest events. Golfshake's Kieran Clark reflects on an emotional triumph at Mission Hills in California. read more ...


Opinion Divided Over Garcia and Kuchar Match Play Controversy

Perhaps the biggest story emerging from the WGC Match Play was the controversy between Sergio Garcia and Matt Kuchar, which has divided the game, but for Golfshake's Derek Clements, the responsibility ultimately rests with the Spaniard. read more ...


Spotlight on a Major Week for Women's Golf

Golf is looking ahead to The Masters, but the spotlight is being shone on the women's game this week, with the ANA Inspiration, Jordan Mixed Open, and inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur set to make headlines. Emma Ballard explains why we should pay attention to these events. read more ...


How Do We Keep Top European Women on Home Shores?

From Georgia Hall to Charley Hull and Bronte Law, England has a quality group of golfers, but they all play on the LPGA Tour. Is there any way to draw them - and others - regularly back to Europe? Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the cavernous divide between the two circuits and why that may never happen. read more ...


ANA Inspiration Preview

It's time for the year's first major championship, the ANA Inspiration. Golfshake's Kieran Clark takes a closer look at the event from Mission Hills in California, picking out some of the main contenders to keep an eye on throughout the week. read more ...


Texas Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The clock is ticking down to The Masters, and many potential contenders for Augusta are playing this week in the Texas Open, including Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the final event before the showpiece down Magnolia Lane. read more ...


Kisner Wins Match Play on Day of Comeback Success for Gallacher and McDowell

It was a weekend of comebacks. Kevin Kisner triumphed in the WGC Match Play after suffering a crushing defeat in the final last year, while Stephen Gallacher and Graeme McDowell both rolled back the clock to reignite their careers. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the latest events. read more ...


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