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Palmetto Championship at Congaree Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour should be in Canada this week but, for the second year on the trot, the Canadian Open has had to be cancelled because of the pandemic. In the week before the US Open, the tour will instead head to South Carolina for the Palmetto Championship at Congaree and a strong field is headed by Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka. read more ...


Jon Rahm: Covid's Cruellest Sporting Victim

Jon Rahm's positive coronavirus test on Saturday brought an abrupt and cruel end to a sparkling display at Muirfield Village, but Golfshake's Liam Moore believes that the Spaniard is currently the best golfer on the planet and will quickly rebound this summer. read more ...


Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik & Annika Preview, Picks & Analysis

The legendary Annika Sörenstam will tee it up on home soil for the first time in 13 years alongside fellow tournament host Henrik Stenson at the Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik and Annika at Vallda Golf and Country Club, joining a field of 78 men and 78 women. read more ...


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View From The Fairway - Muirfield Village Should Host a Major

Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his latest View From The Fairway, where he comments on why Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village should host a major championship, while also reflecting on the form of Jordan Spieth, the LPGA Tour tackling slow play, and the growth of one English golf club. read more ...


Yuka Saso Writes Her Name Into History Books at US Women's Open

Yuka Saso wrote her name into the history books as she became the first golfer from the Philippines to win a major. Saso, who is just 19 years old, defeated Nasa Hataoka of Japan in a sudden death playoff to claim the US Women’s Open after they had finished tied on four under par. read more ...


Patrick Cantlay Wins Memorial For Second Time

Patrick Cantlay won The Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village for the second time in three years, defeating Collin Morikawa in a playoff. The American, who now tops the FedEx Cup standings, won with a par after he and Morikawa had finished the week with 71s to end the tournament on 13 under par. read more ...


The Golfers Who Became Commentators

Increasingly golf is turning to former players to populate the commentary box and the course. And, almost without exception, they have turned out to be as adept with a microphone in their hands as they were in their prime as tour players. Derek Clements picks out a few of this favourites. read more ...


What Can Golf Do to Support Mental Health of Star Players

Michelle Wie West has called for "more conversations" regarding the mental health of sports personalities in the wake of tennis star Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the French Open, which raises the question of how all sports - including golf - can better support the well-being of players. read more ...


Major Champions at The Olympic Club

The Olympic Club in San Francisco reaches another milestone in its lengthy history when it hosts the 2021 US Women's Open. We take a look back at the five men's US Opens that have been hosted at this brutally challenging venue. read more ...


Porsche European Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Paul Casey returns to Germany to defend the Porsche European Open title he won in 2019. It was his first European Tour win for five years. Major champions Martin Kaymer and Henrik Stenson are also playing in the event that won't begin until Saturday due to coronavirus restrictions. read more ...


The Memorial Tournament Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour returns to Muirfield Village, with Jon Rahm defending The Memorial Tournament, which he won the hard way in July last year, where the likes of Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Bryson DeChambeu and Jordan Spieth are hoping to triumph at Jack's Place. read more ...


The US Women's Open Preview

For its 76th edition, the US Women's Open heads to revered Olympic Club. Fittingly for this championship, the Lake Course at the San Francisco venue is among the most challenging in the United States. A-Lim Kim will defend the title against a list of challengers that includes Inbee Park, Lydia Ko, Jin Young Ko, Brooke Henderson and the Korda Sisters. read more ...


The Long Road Back For Paula Creamer

It has been a long road back for Paula Creamer. Once the darling of US women's golf, she has been through hell with injuries, but this week she tees it up in the US Women's Open at The Olympic Club on a special exemption, making her 18th appearance in the championship she memorably won in 2010. read more ...


View From The Fairway - Average Age of Golfers Falls in UK

Sharing his latest View From The Fairway, Derek Clements reflects on the encouraging increase in golfers playing in the UK & Ireland, the feud between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau, the inconsistencies of Rory McIlroy, and the quiet return to form of Shane Lowry. read more ...


Bernd Wiesberger Successfully Defends Title in Denmark

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger defended his Made in HimmerLand title in style as he cruised to a five shot win in Denmark, while Jason Kokrak defeated Jordan Spieth by two shots to secure the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club for his second victory of the season. read more ...


The Need to Update Profile of Leadership in Golf

Perception is vital for a sport like golf, and following the appointments of Mollie Marcoux Samaan at the LPGA and Hannah McAllister at Wales Golf, Derek Clements believes that we need to see further diversification among those who lead the important organisations and decisions in the game. read more ...


Tiger Woods Describes Pain of Injuries After Car Crash

Forget any speculation about Tiger Woods playing golf again this year - the 15-time major champion has set his goal as being able to walk on his own as he continues his long and painful recovery from the multiple leg injuries he sustained in a car crash. read more ...


Phil Mickelson Proves That Age is Just a Number in Golf

Phil Mickelson became the oldest ever winner of a major, seeing off the challenge of a host of much younger challengers. Coming as it did just a week after 48-year-old Richard Bland won his first European Tour event at his 478th attempt, it confirmed that golf is not necessarily a young man’s game. read more ...


Orida Park Wood Golf Club to Host PGA EuroPro Tour Event

Orida Park Wood Golf Club have announced that they will host a PGA EuroPro Tour event for the upcoming season. The club have also revealed that they will host a Pro-Am on the day prior to the main competition. read more ...


View From The Fairway - More Encouraging Signs For Golf

Sharing his latest View From The Fairway, Derek Clements reports on more encouraging news for golf, some surprising sights at Kiawah Island, new leadership at Wales Golf, and how one club is rewarding those who have been on the frontlines during the pandemic. read more ...


Charles Schwab Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis

Daniel Berger is back at iconic Colonial to defend the Charles Schwab Challenge at one of the PGA Tour's great venues, where a strong field has gathered, including new PGA champion Phil Mickelson, former winner Jordan Spieth and Collin Morikawa. read more ...


Made In Himmerland Preview, Picks & Analysis

Bernd Wiesberger defends in Denmark at the newly titled Made In Himmerland, where South Africans Wilco Nienaber and Brandon Stone will be among the favourites alongside new British Masters winner Richard Bland. Golfshake's Derek Clements look ahead to the event. read more ...


Kiawah Island Brings Back Memories of Unforgettable Ryder Cup

The PGA Championship at Kiawah Island brought back vivid memories of a vitriolic Ryder Cup known as The War on the Shore which was widely regarded as the three days that changed the event for ever. read more ...


Padraig Harrington Rules Himself Out of Ryder Cup Selection

Rolling back the years, Padraig Harrington finished joint fourth at the PGA Championship but immediately ruled out the possibility of naming himself as a captain’s pick for the Ryder Cup, despite his best major finish since 2012.  read more ...


Tiger Woods & Jack Nicklaus Lead Tributes to Phil Mickelson

Tiger Woods led the social media tributes to long-time rival Phil Mickelson after the 50-year-old registered a history-making victory at the PGA Championship, with the great Jack Nicklaus also sharing his praise for the age-defying six-time major winner. read more ...


Phil Mickelson Makes History With PGA Championship Victory

Phil Mickelson has always done things his own way but even by his standards what he achieved at Kiawah Island is something special. On the eve of his 51st birthday he won the PGA Championship, holding off Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen to become the oldest ever winner of a major championship. read more ...


The Career Grand Slam Chasers in Golf

Winning one major is a dream, winning multiple majors is a legacy, but winning all four of them is something truly historic. The Career Grand Slam places a golfer into a unique bracket. It's a complicated topic to view historically, but viewed through the modern, accepted view, it remains an elite five, with several iconic names having come up just short of claiming all four. read more ...


The Greatest PGA Champions in History

For decades a match play event, the PGA switched to stroke play in 1958, with many a career having been defined by the championship. Anyone who wins the PGA has a treasured place in history, but claiming it more than once is something truly special. We take a look at those figures who have won the PGA Championship on multiple occasions - the Greatest in History. read more ...


More Players Need to Take a Stance Against Super Golf League

It seems that the Saudi Arabia-backed Super League Golf isn’t going away anytime soon. It is believed that the men behind the SLG have been at Kiawah Island sounding out the agents of top players. Bryson DeChambeau was among those commenting, and Golfshake's Derek Clements believes it's time for leading players to take a stance against the concept. read more ...


The PGA Championship by Numbers

Since it was first contested in 1916, the PGA Championship has enjoyed a long and colourful history, crowning legendary names such as Nicklaus, Hagen, Woods, Hogan, Trevino, McIlroy and Mickelson. But what are the key facts and figures that tell its story? Here are some standouts: read more ...


Hole by Hole Guide to Kiawah Island

Designed by Pete and Alice Dye, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island was unveiled in 1991, presenting a brutally challenging and spectacular coastal layout, that year unforgettably hosting the Ryder Cup. Now, the PGA Championship returns to a course that will be the longest in the history of the game at this stature, measuring 7,876 yards. read more ...


View From The Fairway - The Struggles of Rickie Fowler

Commenting on several key topics from the past week, Golfshake's Derek Clements declares his wish to see Rickie Fowler back to his best form, and looks at a special invite for Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau's travel exploits, and the problem of arson attacks at golf clubs. read more ...


The PGA Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's time for the second men's major of the season as the PGA Championship returns to the stunning Ocean Course at Kiawah Island. Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas are considered among the favourites, but who will lift the Wanamaker Trophy? Get ready with our comprehensive preview. read more ...


5 Outsiders to Follow at the PGA Championship

After his victory in the Wells Fargo at Quail Hollow, Rory McIlroy was installed as favourite to win the PGA Championship, but if you are looking for some more left-field bets, we have picked outside contenders that are worth considering at Kiawah Island. read more ...


5 Players to Watch at the PGA Championship

From Walter Hagen and Ben Hogan to Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the Wanamaker Trophy lists many storied names in golf. But who is going to follow in the footsteps of those legendary champions? Golfshake's Derek Clements picks out five notable contenders who he believes will contend for the grand prize. read more ...


How Collin Morikawa Won the 2020 PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa made a major impact on the PGA Championship last year, producing a devastating display of iron play to finish two shots ahead of Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks back at the event from Harding Park. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Has Happy Memories at Kiawah Island

Rory McIlroy will return to Kiawah Island with some great memories. This was where he landed his second major in 2012. And he did so in sensational style, winning by a record eight shots.  read more ...


Richard Bland Secures Emotional Win at British Masters

Richard Bland rewrote the record books, securing his first European Tour title at the 478th attempt and in the process becoming the tour’s oldest first-time winner at the age of 48. He beat Guido Migliozzi, a man half his age, at the first play-off hole to land the British Masters. read more ...


What Has Happened to Patrick Cantlay?

Ahead of the PGA Championship, Patrick Cantlay would normally be considered among the favourites, but since February, the American's form has dipped markedly, missing the cut in his last four stroke-play events. Liam Moore looks at the 29-year-old's career to date - and why a return to his best can't be ruled out at Kiawah Island. read more ...


Busy Schedule of UK European Tour Events in 2021

Last year's UK Swing was a massive hit for the European Tour, something that will continue this season, with nine sanctioned events on the list, showcasing many exceptional venues and offering tournaments for players and engaging content for television. read more ...


Significant Number of Fans Expected to Attend The Open

Golf's oldest major championship, The Open, will return to Royal St George's this July, and it's now hoped that fans will be part of it, with R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers offering a degree of cautious optimism that we could again hear the roars back on the British seaside. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Praises Impact of Caddie Harry Diamond After Win

Following his triumph at Quail Hollow, Rory McIlroy was quick to praise his caddie, Harry Diamond, who stepped in to help assess a difficult situation on the final hole, persuading the four-time major champion to take an inspired strategy that secured the victory. read more ...


View From The Fairway - Remembering Seve

Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his thoughts on stories that have dominated the game in the past week, including the events being launched to remember the great Seve Ballesteros, vandalism at golf courses, and the one revered club that is finally getting with the times. read more ...


British Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

The British Masters returns to The Belfry, where former Masters champion Danny Willett hosts. Many eyes will be on Scotland's Robert MacIntyre, who will be hoping to transform his impressive results in America into a triumph in Europe. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event. read more ...


AT&T Byron Nelson Preview, Picks & Analysis

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth headline the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson, which heads to a new venue, TPC Craig Ranch. It's the final PGA Tour event before the next major championship, with many leading names hoping to strike form at the right time. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Ends Winless Run at Wells Fargo Championship

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy ended his winless run by clinching the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow for a third time - just six weeks after starting to work with swing coach Pete Cowen, setting the four-time major winner up for a return to Kiawah Island and the PGA Championship. read more ...


How the World's Best Golfers Got Their Nicknames

Seve, Rory, Jack, Phil, - with the greatest sportsmen in their field you only need to hear a Christian name. Others have nicknames - often they are not known to the wider public. Here we look at some of the game’s leading players and explain their monikers. read more ...


Players Who Join Super Golf League Likely To Be Banned

Like the ill-fated European Super Football League, the proposed Super Golf League appears to be dead in the water, following the news that the PGA Tour and European Tour are "aligned in opposing" renewed plans for the breakaway circuit, with players who sign up facing suspension from the Tour. read more ...


The Ecstasy and Agony of the Mini Tour

The PGA Tour represents the elite. Almost every shot of every tournament is broadcasted and daily updates are provided from both internal and external media outlets. Away from the big-leagues, however, are the mini-tours. Mizuno have teamed up with professional golfer Fredrik Lindblom, where he agreed to film a series highlighting the successes and the disappointments in his quest for a Tour card. read more ...


View From The Fairway - Olympic Spotlight

Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his latest View From The Fairway, this week focusing on some of the players chasing Olympic selection, stories from the PGA Tour and stories from the last week. read more ...


Wells Fargo Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow will see the return of Rory McIlroy back in action this week along with seven of the world's top 10, defending champion from 2019 winner Max Homa and fourteen major championship winners. read more ...


Canary Islands Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Expect to see some seriously low scoring in this week’s Canary Islands Championship at Golf Costa Adeje in Tenerife. The course measures just 6,816 yards, which makes it a comparative tiddler by today’s standards. And there are plenty of players in the field who enjoy making birdies for fun. read more ...


Burns Secures First Win & First in Four Years For Burmester

Sports writer Derek Clements reports on this weekend's action on tour including a first win for Sam Burns on the PGA Tour at the Valspar Championship and South African Dean Burmester secures his first win in four years at the Tenerife Open on the European Tour. read more ...



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