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Golf's Most Embarrassing Moments That Will Make You Cringe

Golf is a sport that can make us all look very foolish. When all is going well it is a wonderful way to pass four hours or so. But it can and does always find a way to jump up and bite you. It can embarrass you, it can humiliate you and it can make you look just plain stupid. read more ...


PLEASE Can We Do Something About Slow Play

For this week's View From The Fairway, Golfshake's Derek Clements returns to an issue that still hasn't gone away on tour and at golf clubs - slow play! read more ...


Ranking The 25 Best Players in Masters History

It's now been 90 years since the first Masters was contested. Marking this anniversary year, we have been thinking about the greatest players in tournament history, ranking them with a simple points system that rewards champions but also recognises those who consistently found themselves on the leaderboard year after year. read more ...


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Which Golfers Have The Best Records at Augusta National

There are 89 invited golfers in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but which of them is most likely to get their hands on the Green Jacket for the first time? We have taken a close look at everyone playing this year to pick out some names who have regularly felt comfortable when facing this formidable and iconic layout. read more ...


8 Stories to Follow at The Masters 2024

The Masters is always a highlight on the calendar for golf fans as we return to that most familiar and iconic of venues - Augusta National. What also often remains the same are the stories that we look forward to seeing unfold when the pursuit for the Green Jacket begins in earnest on Thursday. read more ...


The Derbyshire Golf Course That Inspired Augusta National

If you've always wanted to play Augusta National, perhaps the best alternative can be found in the heart of England, as Derbyshire is home to a course - Cavendish Golf Club - that is forever connected to the Masters venue. Golfshake's Andy Picken shares an instructive history lesson on these surprising links. read more ...


6 Outsiders to Watch at The Masters 2024

Looking forward to the 88th Masters Tournament, most eyes heading into the first major of the year have been fixed on world number one Scottie Scheffler, defending champion Jon Rahm and perennial career grand slam hopeful Rory McIlroy, but could we see a relative outsider triumph at Augusta National? read more ...


Predicting What is Going to Happen at The Masters in 2024

It's sure to be another fascinating week as the world's best golfers assemble at Augusta National for the 88th Masters Tournament. But what is going to happen? Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has challenged Editor Kieran Clark to make a series of predictions for this year's Masters in a battle to see whose crystal ball is the most accurate. read more ...


The Masters 2024 Preview & Predictions Podcast

The Masters is always a highlight on the sporting calendar and represents the beginning of the golf season for many of us! But who will triumphantly slip into the Green Jacket on Sunday? Ryan Rastall and Matt Holbrook are back for a special Masters Podcast that is full of predictions! read more ...


10 Picks to Win The 2024 Masters

Who could be slipping into that Green Jacket on Sunday at the Masters? Golfshake's Derek Clements has assessed the chances of ten players who may - or may not - have a realistic chance of winning. read more ...


The Masters 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Masters always serves up plenty of drama and this year’s tournament is going to be no exception. Can Rory McIlroy finally end his drought and secure the career Grand Slam? Will Jon Rahm successfully defend the title he won 12 months ago? And who is going to stop Scottie Scheffler from winning his second major? read more ...


Rookies Who Could Win The 2024 Masters

Augusta National is a unique golf course that presents special challenges. It takes time to get to know its nuances and subtleties, and that is why so many first-timers come to grief. Here, we assess the chances of the Augusta rookies with the best chance of causing an upset. read more ...


The Best Holes to Watch at Augusta National

Augusta National is a thing of rare beauty and offers unique challenges to the world’s finest golfers. Originally designed by Alister MacKenzie, it has been lengthened over the years but the course is still essentially the masterpiece created by MacKenzie.  Here are the holes to look out for as the Masters drama unfolds. read more ...


9 Memorable Disasters at The Masters

You can take nothing for granted at Augusta National. No lead is ever big enough, with potential disaster lurking around almost every corner - as these unforgettable meltdowns have shown. read more ...


Jon Rahm is Ready For Special Week at The Masters

Defending champion Jon Rahm is ready for a special week when he hosts the Champions Dinner at Augusta National, but the Spaniard is also looking forward to competing against the world's best. read more ...


My Favourite Magical Moments at The Masters

There is no other major quite like The Masters. It is a tournament that always seems to create magical moments and ahead of this year’s tournament Golfshake's Derek Clements has delved into his memory banks for some of his favourites. read more ...


How Jon Rahm Won The 2023 Masters

Jon Rahm is the first of two LIV golfers who will be defending majors this year - next month it will be the turn of Brooks Koepka at the US PGA Championship. Twelve months ago, Rahm held his nerve at Augusta National to win the Green Jacket for the first time. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Miami Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf arrives at Trump National Doral in Miami this week, with all eyes on the likes of Jon Rahm, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Cameron Smith, Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Adrian Meronk and Joaquin Niemann, who will all be heading to Augusta National next week for The Masters. read more ...


2024 Valero Texas Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Texas Open at San Antonio provides a final opportunity for players to tune up for next week’s Masters. And the good news is that with Augusta looming, the tournament has attracted a surprisingly strong field. read more ...


Nelly Korda Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Nelly Korda managed to achieve something that eluded men’s world number one Scottie Scheffler at the weekend when she shot a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 to claim her third LPGA Tour victory on the trot at the Ford Championship in Arizona. Scheffler was trying for the same thing in Texas but came up a shot shy at the Houston Open. read more ...


Stephan Jaeger Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Stephan Jaeger knows how to win tournaments. He has claimed six titles on the Korn Ferry Tour. But in his 135th start on the PGA Tour he finally made the biggest breakthrough of all, winning the Houston Open after Scottie Scheffler missed a five-foot putt on the final green to force a playoff. read more ...


Keita Nakajima Player Profile And What's In The Bag

It was not pretty in the end but that will not trouble Keita Nakajima, who recorded his maiden DP World Tour victory at the Indian Open. read more ...


Why Peter Malnati is My New Favourite Golfer

Peter Malnati's emotional response to winning the Valspar Championship resonated with many out there - as have his comments since about what the game should be truly about. Golfshake's Derek Clements explains why the American is his new favourite golfer. read more ...


What's The Best Way For Golfers to Prepare For a Major

All golfers prepare for majors in different ways. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods built their season around them, while others adopt a less rigid approach. Golfshake's Derek Clements compares just how the leading contenders are getting ready for this year's Masters. read more ...


Artistic Nelly Korda Shows Potential For Women's Open at St Andrews

Nelly Korda's latest success already has some minds wandering towards her chances at the AIG Women's Open in St Andrews, especially given the way that she overcame the cold and windy conditions in California. read more ...


Was Robert MacIntyre Right to Mock American Ryder Cup Team

Robert MacIntyre had a bit of fun at the Valspar Championship when he chose the result from last year's Ryder Cup as being the wording on his caddie's bib. Golfshake's Derek Clements hopes that the little bit of gentle humour doesn't ultimately backfire on the Scot. read more ...


Will Golf's Civil War EVER End

Golfshake's Derek Clements looks at the latest events and stories around the ongoing division in men's professional golf - and just where things might be going. read more ...


2024 Texas Children's Houston Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Scottie Scheffler will be looking for his third successive PGA Tour victory when he tees it up at the 2024 Texas Children’s Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course. read more ...


2024 Hero Indian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Denmark's Rasmus Hojgaard makes his debut at the Hero Indian Open this week alongside a host of golfers looking for success on the DP World Tour’s Asian Swing. read more ...


Peter Malnati Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Peter Malnati ended a near nine-year wait for his second PGA Tour title as he won the Valspar Championship, securing a place at The Masters in the process. read more ...


Jesper Svensson Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Jesper Svensson became the latest first-time winner on the DP World Tour as he claimed the Singapore Classic in a playoff, beating a resurgent Kiradech Aphibarnrat. read more ...


Just How Good is Scottie Scheffler

World number one Scottie Scheffler has just won both the Arnold Palmer Invitational and Players Championship in consecutive weeks, making the American the clear favourite for the 2024 Masters. But just how good is he? Golfshake's Derek Clements looks into the numbers to find out. read more ...


Who Isn't Playing in The 2024 Masters

The 2024 Masters is almost here, and while the overwhelming majority of the biggest names are set to gather at Augusta National, with fewer than 100 players competing, there are some notable golfers who won't be participating in April. read more ...


2024 Valspar Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Whisper it, but the countdown to The Masters is well and truly on. This week sees the Valspar Championship, which ends the Florida Swing, and the world’s best golfers are now doing whatever they feel they need to in order to get their games in shape for Augusta National. read more ...


2024 Singapore Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The DP World Tour’s Asian Swing gets under way with the Porsche Singapore Classic at Laguna National Golf Resort Club. And it has to be said that the field is surprisingly strong. read more ...


Full Swing Season 2 Review

Have you watched the second season of Full Swing on Netflix? Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his detailed review of the latest series, explaining how it was an improvement on the first and the reasons why he found it absorbing to consume. read more ...


Brilliant Scottie Scheffler Wins Players Championship Again

Scottie Scheffler shrugged off a neck injury to become the first golfer ever to successfully defend The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. And he did so in magnificent fashion, finishing the week with a stunning final round of 64 to overhaul Xander Schauffele, Wyndham Clark and Open champion Brian Harman. read more ...


Why Do Top Golfers Change Their Swings

Despite having spectacular success last year, Viktor Hovland has changed coaches and sought to make changes to his swing. Golfshake's Derek Clements is baffled by this as such moves haven't always worked for great players who decided to update their technique. read more ...


The Best Golfers You Have Probably Never Neard Of

We all know the names of Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gene Sarazen, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo and Phil Mickelson. But what about those who may be forgotten? We thought it might be fun to try to identify a few of the best golfers you have probably never heard of. read more ...


Is There Any Way to Fix The World Golf Rankings

The Official World Golf Ranking continues to be in the spotlight, with many questioning its credibility. Golfshake's Derek Clements believes they are flawed but that the ranking itself has a place in the game. Is there any way to fix the system? read more ...


Has The Players Championship Been Weakened

The Players Championship has long been the next best thing in golf after the majors - and it might still be, but has the PGA Tour's flagship event lost something? Golfshake's Kieran Clark explains why he believes that the tournament has been most weakened by the divide in the game. read more ...


The Players Championship 2024 Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Players Championship takes place at TPC Sawgrass this week, with the PGA Tour’s best players tackling Pete Dye’s fiendish layout - and defending champion Scottie Scheffler is bang in form. read more ...


The 2025 Ryder Cup Will Be WILD

There are many who feel that crowds at the Ryder Cup - on both sides of the Atlantic - have gone too far in recent years. And the worst may be yet to come. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to what could be a rowdy Ryder Cup at Bethpage in 2025! read more ...


The Highs And Incredible Lows of Matteo Manassero

As DP World Tour titles go, the Jonsson Workwear Open is hardly the most prestigious. But try telling that to Matteo Manassero, the Italian golfer who ended a near 11-year drought to finally land his fifth success. read more ...


Scottie Scheffler Dominates to Win Arnold Palmer Invitational

World number one Scottie Scheffler left a world-class field trailing in his wake as he coasted to a five-shot victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. read more ...


Abraham Ancer Survives Disaster to Win LIV Golf Hong Kong

Mexico's Abraham Ancer blew a five-stroke lead but still managed to win his first LIV Golf event after a play-off in Hong Kong. read more ...


Matteo Manassero Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Matteo Manassero produced a comeback win for the ages when he claimed the Jonsson Workwear Open at Glendower in South Africa. It was his first win on the main tour in almost 11 years and it came after many had written off the Italian.  read more ...


Will Rory McIlroy Join LIV Golf - We Now Have a Confirmed Answer

Some have speculated that Rory McIlroy could emulate Jon Rahm by stunning the golf world and making a jump that was once considered improbable. However, the Northern Irishman has confirmed that despite rumours he won't be joining LIV. read more ...


The Open Changes Exemption Category For Past Champions

Announcing its exemption categories for The 152nd Open at Royal Troon, The R&A has revealed a change to the status of past champions from this year going forward. read more ...


2024 LIV Golf Hong Kong Preview, Picks & Analysis

LIV Golf continues its march around the globe with a visit to Hong Kong. Can Joaquin Niemann maintain his brilliant form, or will this be the week when Jon Rahm claims individual glory? read more ...


Greg Norman's Public Pursuit of Hideki Matsuyama is Disgraceful

LIV Golf figurehead Greg Norman has recently commented that his circuit has been actively trying to recruit former Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama. Golfshake's Derek Clements that this public pursuit of the Japanese star is a disgraceful move. read more ...


Are The PGA Tour's Signature Events Good For Golf

The PGA Tour's new Signature Events have proven to be contentious. Golfshake's Derek Clements - in his latest View From The Fairway - explains why he believes they are a bad concept for golf. read more ...


2024 Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

Kurt Kitayama was the surprise winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill 12 months ago. The tournament is now one of the PGA Tour’s signature events and, as such, has attracted the cream of the crop. read more ...


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