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36 Affordable Golf Courses to Play With GolfNow

These days it can feel hard to judge what a real bargain truly is, but that is something that our friends GolfNow specialise in, particularly through their new Affordable Golf Series. Offering tee time deals at outstanding courses for the best value, each of the featured destinations can be secured for no more than £20 in the UK and €20 in Ireland. read more ...


Limited Time Discount For Golfers at Any QHotels Venue

For golfers searching for a getaway, then it's worth checking out a limited-time discount at any of The QHotels Collection’s impressive hotels and resorts. read more ...


Sir Nick Faldo to Design New Par 3 Course at Chart Hills

Moving to the next phase of the club's extensive redevelopment plan, Chart Hills has announced that a new Sir Nick Faldo-designed par 3 course will be created. read more ...


Play The Open Qualifying Courses With GolfNow

One fitting manner in which to celebrate The Open would be playing a layout that has previously been used for Regional or Final Qualifying. Bringing you closer to them, our friends GolfNow - who offer tee times at wonderful courses - have presented a special The Open Qualifier Courses Hub, showcasing ten places that you could play before, during or after this year's Open. read more ...


QHotels Collection Unveils Brilliant Summer Golf Break Packages

The QHotels Collection has unveiled an exciting range of stay and play break packages for this summer, starting from just £90 per person per night, which should offer British golfers an appealing option for a getaway. read more ...


The World's Best Are Coming to Scotland's Golf Coast

Many of the world's top ranked men's golfers will soon be arriving in East Lothian for the Genesis Scottish Open, with the Renaissance Club hosting the prestigious event on Scotland's Golf Coast. read more ...


GolfNow Recommended Courses to Play in June

If you're looking for courses to play this summer but are keen to uncover the best deals, then our friends at GolfNow have created their own handy guides to help you find those bargains. read more ...


8 PGA Championship Venues You Can Play

Unless you know a member, then your best chance of playing a championship venue in the United States is by visiting one of the public or resort destinations. Thankfully, there are some crackers among those that can be played by anyone. We take a closer look at eight former hosts of the PGA Championship that you can discover and imagine yourself lifting the Wanamaker Trophy! read more ...


Quinta da Marinha Hotel Secures Global Accolades

Portugal's Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel has received two global accolades from Tripadvisor, recognising it as being among the top one per cent of hotels worldwide. read more ...


La Cala Completes Major Upgrade to Popular Clubhouse

La Cala has recently completed a major upgrade to its celebrated clubhouse, further enhancing the hospitality offering at this acclaimed 4-star golf resort in Spain. read more ...


What Golfers Love About St Andrews

St Andrews is a remarkable town; it's historic, boasts a celebrated university, and is widely considered to be the spiritual Home of Golf. On Golfshake, hundreds of golfers have left reviews for St Andrews Links, with the overwhelming majority granting perfect ratings. We have studied their comments and now use their words to describe the magic of St Andrews. read more ...


Dundonald Links Launches New Packages to Celebrate Summer of Golf

Celebrating a magical summer of golf in Scotland, the acclaimed Dundonald Links has unveiled new stay-and-play packages that it will host, giving golfers the chance to experience it and other stunning Ayrshire courses, including Western Gailes, Prestwick, Barassie and Irvine - to combine with a luxury stay at the new Dundonald Links hotel and lodges. read more ...


There is More to Experience on Scotland's Golf Coast

Scotland's Golf Coast of East Lothian is famed for being home to the likes of Muirfield, North Berwick and Gullane, but there is also much more than those fabulous layouts to experience here. read more ...


What It's Like to Play The Iconic 10th Hole at The Belfry

Four-time Ryder Cup venue The Belfry remains one of the most popular golf destinations in England as visitors just love walking in the footsteps of legends on the Brabazon. Some years ago, a group of Golfshake Ambassadors had their very own experience of the iconic 10th, adopting their own approaches to see who could walk off with the best score. read more ...


The Golfshake Golf Course Awards

The Golfshake Course Section is a hub that draws thousands of newly submitted reviews each year, with golfers rating venues on a variety of criteria, providing a resource of destinations that are Highly Recommended by golfers for golfers. Celebrating that fact and the places that received the most acclaim last season, we are delighted to reveal the 2021 Golfshake Award Winners. read more ...


Golf Paradise of Madeira Has Best Beaches in Europe

Golfers are drawn to the spectacular island destination of Madeira for the superb courses and climate, but an international survey has just confirmed another appeal of the Portuguese archipelago; it boasts two of the best three beaches in Europe. read more ...


Golfshake Reveals Outstanding Golf Venues For 2022

Golfshake is delighted to share that more golf clubs and resorts qualified for the OUTSTANDING VENUE Service Award in 2021, surpassing the number in 2020. A total of 205 destinations have received this accolade, which has been awarded to venues that have impressively achieved Highly Recommended status for each of the last three years. read more ...


The Most Played & Most Reviewed Golf Courses on Golfshake

As we prepare for the height of the new season, we have reflected on the past year and the courses that golfers recommended to others through our popular Golf Directory. We’ve opted to section this article in three categories: Most Reviewed, Top Ranked and Most Played. read more ...


New Highly Recommended Golf Courses on Golfshake

Golfers remain keen to know where they should be playing, and with over 13,000 new reviews submitted to our golf course review system, we have once again compiled a list of golf courses that excelled in the golf experience they provided during 2021 based off the review and recommendation data from everyday golfers visiting their venue. read more ...


Spectacular Praia D'El Rey Golf Resort Reports Surge of Bookings

The truly spectacular Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is more popular than ever before, with the venue reporting a double-digit growth in bookings this spring compared to pre-lockdown levels in 2019 as golfers flock to Portugal's Silver Coast. read more ...


Play New Courses This Year With GolfNow

If you are beginning to venture out again to play golf but are wondering where you should visit, then our friends at GolfNow were excited to share with us venues that are new to their hugely popular platform for 2022, offering tee times for incredible value, these courses are dotted throughout England and Scotland, with several impressive names among them. read more ...


Las Colinas Reveals New Luxury Real Estate Developments

The stunning Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has revealed the development of new luxury homes at the resort, including villas and apartments, which have been developed by UMA S.L.; a joint venture conformed by Las Colinas and Somium properties. read more ...


Stunning New Golf Courses Unveiled at Costa Navarino

Designed by two-time Masters champion Jose Maria Olazabal, the new 36-hole Navarino Hills golf courses have officially been unveiled, establishing an exciting new era for Costa Navarino in Greece. read more ...


Play Ireland's Greatest Golf Holes

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has partnered with TV presenter Chris Hollins to create a six-part series that celebrates the most iconic golf holes on the spectacular island of Ireland. And you could walk in their footsteps and experience those amazing courses for yourself, courtesy of GolfNow who are celebrating St Patrick's Day by showcasing incredible deals to play them. read more ...


The Best Value Golf Tee Time Deals This March

We may not have much longer to endure the winter season, but GolfNow are offering fantastic deals to help ease the bitterness of the late winter chill. We provide information on some of the greatest tee times you can secure this March. read more ...


Now is The Perfect Time to Book a 2022 Golf Break

As we move towards the golfing season, there’s nothing quite like the anticipation of warmer weather, longer evenings and drier courses. However, for those not willing to hang around for the Great British climate to play ball, a golf break can offer the perfect solution. read more ...


Last Chance to Grab a Winter Tee Time Bargain at Top 100 Golf Courses

It can be hugely expensive to play the UK's best golf courses during the peak months of the year, but if you’re willing to take a small gamble on the great British climate, we think we’ve found the perfect solution to ticking off some of the finest layouts for less...discounted winter tee-times! read more ...


Combine Golf & Football in Lisbon This Easter

If you love golf and football, then Lisbon is the destination for you this Easter, with the opportunity to sample award-winning golf and a ticket to watch one of the most iconic fixtures in Europe. read more ...


It's Time to Book Your Scotland's Golf Coast Experience

With travel restrictions easing, Scotland's Golf Coast has once again become a hot destination for golfers worldwide, with visitors being encouraged to secure their East Lothian experience by booking now for 2022 or early for 2023. read more ...


How Much Does it Cost to Play The Best Golf Courses in America

There are approximately 15,000 golf courses in the United States, but many belong to intensely private clubs. However, there are revered public and resort venues located across the nation that are widely recognised for hosting major championships and PGA Tour events. We take a look at just some of the best and how much they could cost you to play. read more ...


Scotland's Golf Coast is Ready to Showcase Itself in 2022

With an exciting year ahead for the region as the world's best male and female golfers descend on East Lothian, Scotland's Golf Coast is relishing the opportunity to showcase itself in 2022. read more ...


Yas Island is Ready to Host First Abu Dhabi Championship

The stunning Yas Island is set to host many of the world's best golfers at this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, when the internationally renowned destination welcomes the DP World Tour for the first time. read more ...


Golfshake Reveals Best Golf Courses From 2021 User Reviews

Each year, thousands of new independent course reviews are submitted on Golfshake. From the 2021 season, we studied those ratings and identified the destinations that were judged most positively in the minds of golfers who experienced them first-hand, presenting a collection of venues that achieved perfection. read more ...


Golfbreaks Group Golf Giveaway Returns

Due to popular demand, Golfbreaks’ hugely successful Group Golf Giveaway has returned for 2022 and 2023 travel. This year features additional savings alongside the introduction of more destinations than ever before. read more ...


Royal Troon Course VLOG

Continuing his trip on the West Coast of Scotland in Ayrshire, Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall experiences another Open venue. This time taking on the historic Royal Troon, world renowned and noted for having one of the most iconic par 3s in the world with the Postage Stamp'. read more ...


Golf Survey Reveals The Best Golf Courses To Play & Visit

The recent Golfshake Survey asked over 1000 golfers to list the best places that they have visited for golfing-related activities. There were plenty of responses from the community and therefore, the results are subjective and completely based on the individual’s experience and where each individual will have played during their golfing career. But, without further ado, we present the highly valued destinations that everyone should visit. read more ...


What Makes a Golf Course Memorable?

There are many contributing factors to determining the quality of a golf experience, but there are clear standouts in the minds of golfers when they assess the merits of a course they have just played. Looking to understand what makes a course memorable, we surveyed 950 keen golfers this winter, asking them to identify the best venue they had played this year. read more ...


How Much Does it Cost to Play a Championship Golf Course

Golfshake's Derek Clements made the argument that while expensive, the opportunity to play a genuine classic is worth the cost. However, there is no doubt that these legendary golf courses are becoming increasingly pricey. But just how much does it cost to play a championship venue in the UK? We take a closer look at some standouts. read more ...


Why Championship Golf Courses Are Worth The Price

Playing golf on true championship courses is not cheap, some would say the green fees are extortionate. But is it worth it? Golfshake's Derek Clements makes the argument that the experience offered by these legendary venues is worth every single penny. read more ...


New Golf Alliance Showcases Mallorca Courses

One of the favoured destinations for a golf break, Mallorca, is set to be further strengthened by the launch of a new golf alliance that features some of the leading clubs and resorts that are situated on the island. read more ...


Race to Costa Del Sol Showcases the Majestic Los Naranjos Golf Club

Los Naranjos Golf Club is hoping to utilise the Andalucia Costa del Sol Open de Espana as an opportunity to showcase and enhance its global appeal. read more ...


Aroeira Golf Resort Acknowledged as one of Europe’s Best

Aroeira Pines Classic continues to rise in its bid to return to the summit of both Portuguese and European golf as the complex gains further momentum after becoming one of the biggest movers in a new poll of the 100 best courses in Europe. read more ...


PlayMoreGolf Reveals Special Black Friday Bundles

PlayMoreGolf, the UK's largest flexible golf membership offering, has announced its best Black Friday bundles to keep the UK on the course all year round. read more ...


The Ailsa Course at Turnberry VLOG

Following his visit to the legendary Prestwick Golf Club, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall experienced another venue with a rich Open Championship history - the Ailsa Course at Turnberry. Ryan took the chance to play it on a breezy October day after first sampling the facilities and learning more about the changes that have been made, which you can see in our latest VLOG. read more ...


Foxhills Receives Prestigious Award For Excellence

The acclaimed Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey can proudly promote another feather in its cap after the venue was recognised by the prestigious Condé Nast Johansens Awards. read more ...


View From The Fairway - Dundonald Links Moves to Another Level

Admiring the newly opened clubhouse at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire, an emotional tale on the PGA Tour, and yet another case of a golfer not shouting fore, Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his latest View From The Fairway. read more ...


Transformed Dundonald Links Celebrates Exciting New Era

The transformation of Dundonald Links will be showcased to an international audience following the exciting announcement that it will host the Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open next year. read more ...


Where The Open Began - Prestwick Golf Club VLOG

Walking in the footsteps of many legendary golfers, Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall recently played the living monument that is Prestwick. Describing several of the most famous holes and presenting a view of this unique and fascinating layout, Ryan takes you onto the fairways of Prestwick Golf Club in this new VLOG. read more ...


Darwin Escapes Unveils Springs Resort and Golf Club

Following years of investment, Darwin Escapes has revealed its enhanced Springs Resort and Golf Club in Oxfordshire, which has seen the transformation of its 19th century Manor House into a boutique hotel and spa. read more ...


How a European Tour Golf Course is Made Tournament Ready

The Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course has long been considered a jewel in the crown of the Algarve, a stunning design that is renowned for hosting the Portugal Masters. Rui Grave, Head Greenkeeper at Dom Pedro, described the process involved to provide the grandest stage possible to both visiting holidaymakers and leading stars of the European Tour. read more ...


Las Colinas Wins Major Titles at 2021 World Golf Awards

Las Colinas continues to exceed itself, after it was voted as ‘Spain’s Best Golf Course’ and ‘World’s Leading Golf & Villa Resort’ at the 2021 World Golf Awards. read more ...


Emporda Golf Resort Acclaimed by Challenge Tour Players

Regarded as one of Europe's leading golf destinations, Emporda Golf Resort cemented that reputation after drawing comprehensive praise from players who recently competed in two Challenge Tour events at the venue. read more ...


Tremendous Field Prepares to Compete at Portugal Masters

Two former champions of the Portugal Masters - Andy Sullivan and Steven Brown - will be present for this year’s tournament, as the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course prepares to host the event for the 15th edition. There are further former champions too, with George Coetzee - last year’s winner - Lucas Bjerregaard and Alex Levy all scheduled to tee it up in the Portuguese sun. read more ...


International Golf Travel Market Hosts First Golf Travel Meeting in Wales

RX (Reed Exhibitions), the organiser for IGTM (International Golf Travel Market) successfully held the first international face-to-face meeting of the golf industry for the first time in two years. The event took place at the 2010 Ryder Cup venue and the ICC Wales headquarters, The Celtic Manor Resort. read more ...


MacGregor Golf Extends Travel Cover Range

With international travel starting to improve and the previously impossible dream of securing winter sun on the fairways being available, MacGregor Golf has introduced two premium travel covers to protect your gear when travelling. read more ...


Introducing The Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway

Running for six weeks and featuring three amazing prizes, we are thrilled to reveal the Golfshake Golf Break Giveaway. During this qualifying period, you could win a golf break for yourself and three friends to either Slaley Hall, Dale Hill or Wychwood Park.  read more ...


ClubstoHire Prospers From Updated Travel Requirements

Due to the relaxing of travel restrictions, ClubstoHire have announced that foreign travel for golf trips is rapidly improving in both busyness and convenience. read more ...


Dundonald Links Unveils New Luxury Lodges to Great Acclaim

Completing the latest phase of its transformative £25m investment, Dundonald Links has opened 18 luxury lodges on its property, establishing the Ayrshire venue into one of the UK's most striking modern golf resorts. read more ...


How to Play The Old Course at St Andrews

It's not likely that you'll ever take to the hallowed pitch at Wembley or step on the iconic Centre Court at Wimbledon, but you can play the legendary Old Course at St Andrews. If you wish to walk in the footsteps of that greatness, it's an easier process than you may think, with several attractive options available to help you experience the round of a lifetime. read more ...


The PGA National Czech Republic Offers Luxurious Accommodation Packages

The PGA National Czech Republic, situated at Oaks Prague, has partnered with luxurious hotels within the Prague area to offer golfers exclusive accommodation packages. read more ...


The Countdown Begins to 2023 Solheim Cup at Finca Cortesin

Europe's Solheim Cup victory at Inverness Club in Ohio was thrilling and dramatic, with eyes already looking forward to the 2023 edition at Finca Cortesin in Spain, which is preparing the host the event. read more ...


Costa Brava Festivals Add Cultural Twist to Golf Holidays

For a unique experience, golfers are being encouraged to combine their rounds on the spectacular courses of Costa Brava with the many festivals and events across the region for an added cultural flavour to their Spanish holiday. read more ...


Quinta da Marinha Completes Extensive Renovation

Quinta da Marinha has invested in its luxurious holiday villas to offer golfers the perfect blend of privacy, opulence and contemporary and stylish interior decor to accompany golfing trips. read more ...


Ireland Open to Fully Vaccinated British Visitors With No Quarantine Required

In what is great news for many golfers hoping for a break across the Irish Sea, it has been confirmed that Ireland is the first European country that will allow fully vaccinated British citizens the opportunity to visit without requiring any COVID tests or the need to self-isolate in either direction. read more ...


Hurry! Last Minute Packages to Attend The Open

Next week's Open Championship is destined to be a spectacular showpiece event. Marking a celebratory moment for the game, 32,000 fans a day are set to make their way to Royal St George's, and you could be one of them as our travel partners Golfbreaks still have a limited number of midweek packages available. read more ...


The Best Irish Open Venues

The Island of Ireland boasts a remarkably strong collection of golf courses, which for some represents the finest offering on the planet. Since it was first played in 1927, the Irish Open has been a fine showcase for these stunning layouts. We share their unique Golfshake Rating and featued commentary from regular golfers submitted in reviews by the Golfshake Community. read more ...


Green Light For Golf Travel to Madeira

Many of us would love a golf holiday, but in the present climate options are somewhat limited. However, for those needing that overseas experience, the spectacular island destination of Madeira offers the safe environment that we have all been waiting for. read more ...


Why Madeira is a Special Destination For Golf

Renowned for its beauty and spectacular scenery, the tropical island of Madeira has become increasingly celebrated for its qualities as a golf destination, offering visitors immaculate courses that take full advantage of the year-round summer climate, making it an attractive prospect for anyone in search of an unforgettable experience. read more ...


First International Olympic Academy Golf Course Launched at Costa Navarino

Showcasing a world first, revealed by the International Olympic Academy (IOA), the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) and Costa Navarino in Greece, an International Olympic Academy Golf Course has been launched at Costa Navarino’s Navarino Hills, which is the nearest golf development to Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. read more ...


North Foreland Ready to Welcome Golfers During The Open

Thousands of golf fans will descend on Kent for July's 149th Open Championship at Royal St George's, and nearby North Foreland Golf Club is set to play its part by offering fans the chance to experience its own superb layout. read more ...


New Platform Launched to Inspire Golfers to Experience Scotland

Scotland, Where Golf Began, a new digital platform has been launched to inspire golfers near and far to plan an exciting golf break and make the most of the country on and off the course. read more ...


Carnoustie - Finding Beauty in the Beast

Revered and often feared, the Championship Course at Carnoustie is among the most legendary venues in golf. A memorable visit showed writer/photographer Kevin Markham how beguiling this links can be as he discovered the beauty in the best. read more ...


The Picturesque Golf Courses to Play This Bank Holiday Weekend

Many of us will be looking to get back out onto the golf course and make the most of the long weekend. With that in mind, PlayMoreGolf has compiled a group of the most picturesque golf courses across the UK, so budding golfers can not only enjoy a round with family and friends but take a walk in the sun around some of the most spectacular open spaces you can find. read more ...


Royal Dornoch Offers Free Rounds to NHS Staff & Care Workers

Revered Scottish Highlands venue, Royal Dornoch Golf Club is offering free rounds on both of its courses to NHS and care workers who have contributed massively throughout the pandemic. read more ...


QHotels Launches Three Year Golf Investment Plan

Launching a major investment programme over the next three years, The QHotels Group has announced significant enhancements that will be made to its acclaimed golf resorts in Britain. read more ...


Scottish Golf Course to Host Special Day For Key Workers

Whether it be those in the NHS, supermarkets or education system, we're all indebted to the key workers who have tirelessly helped the country function throughout the coronavirus pandemic. And one golf course in the Scottish Highlands is doing its bit to thank those who have been on the frontlines during the past year. read more ...


The Algarve is Ready to Welcome Back UK Golfers

Golfers have missed the option for travel during the past year, but many will now be looking forward and planning their next trip to the glorious sunshine of the Algarve, which opens up again to visitors from the UK on May 17. read more ...


How to Experience The Masters in 2022

We have all been thinking about things that we'd love to experience in the future, and for any golfer, that raises the simple thought of the Masters and Augusta National. Attending the iconic event and walking around the famed property is a dream, and as we gaze ahead to 2022, it's a piece of magic that could be turned into reality by Golfbreaks. read more ...


The Manor House Presents Roadmap to Normality

We're all looking forward to the return of more normal times, and what that could mean for playing golf and enjoying breaks, with The Manor House unveiling a series of tempting packages and timelines for a visit to the Cotswolds. read more ...


Prince's Golf Club Announces Completed Course Developments

Prince's Golf Club, Highly Recommended on Golfshake, the venue of the 1932 Open Championship won by Gene Sarazen, has revealed that it has completed further developments overseen by renowned course architects McKenzie & Ebert. read more ...


Dundonald Links - A Modern Classic in the Making

Dundonald Links is a jewel on the magnificent golf coastline of Ayrshire, and it's set to become an essential must-experience destination in 2021, thanks to the unveiling of course enhancements, a new luxury clubhouse, and quality lodges on the property. It was already a special spot - but it's one that is soon to be unmissable. read more ...


Bourn Golf & Country Club Brings Luxury Experience to Cambridge

Bourn Golf & Country Club is set to deliver a 5* experience to Cambridge, following the creation of a new multi-million-pound leisure complex, which will see the venue renamed as Cambridge Country Club. read more ...


What It's Like To Play TPC Sawgrass

The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass has been the iconic home of The Players Championship since 1982, but what is it like to play, especially for an average golfer? Golfshake Ambassador Andy Picken had the opportunity to experience this famous layour for himself in 2018. Three years on, he has reflected on that magical day. read more ...


Golfshake Reveals Outstanding Venues For 2021

As golfers prepare for the new season in the hope that 2021 will be a continuation of the magnificent boom of last year, Golfshake is delighted to share those golf clubs and resorts that qualify for our new OUTSTANDING VENUE Service Award, which brings together destinations that should be on the list of everyone throughout the months ahead. read more ...


2020 Golfshake Golf Course Awards

As regular visitors to the Golfshake Course Section will know, venues are rated across a wide variety of criteria, encompassing the course itself, the hospitality offered, and facilities available. It's only right that we recognise the outstanding venues for each of those categories, as chosen by everyday golfers. read more ...


Special Summer Fourball Rate at Acclaimed Nairn Golf Club

Highly Recommended on Golfshake, The Nairn Golf Club is offering keen UK golfers searching for a memorable experience the chance to book a great value round on the renovated Championship Course. read more ...


Dundonald Links Golf Resort Project Receives Environmental Award

The ambitious project that is transforming Dundonald Links has received a ‘Good Practice Award’ from the VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2020. This recognises the collaborative working between Dundonald Links and main contractor Thomas Johnstone Ltd on the environmental sustainability approach to the development. read more ...


Are These The Best Halfway Houses in Golf

Whether you need warmed up on a cold winter morning or cooled down on a hot afternoon in summer, halfway houses on golf courses can be just the ticket for those needing refreshment. Here we look at a selection of the best you can experience throughout the UK. read more ...


Are Hidden Gems a Thing of the Past

Many a golf course has been described as a 'Hidden Gem', but in the age of social media, can there really be such a thing? Golfshake's Derek Clements believes it's time to retire that overused cliche, declaring that it needs to be redefined. What can be considered a true gem today? Derek attempts to identify the criteria. read more ...


Thousands of Golfers Target Post-Lockdown Play at QHotels

We have been living through nearly a full year of uncertainty, likely with more to come, but despite that many golfers are looking forward with optimism and planning ahead after it was revealed by the QHotels Group that 25,000 people had already booked to stay at its family of golf resorts in 2021. read more ...


Gil Hanse Designs Stunning New Course at Les Bordes in France

Highly respected architect Gil Hanse has completed a stunning design project that will soon be unveiled, creating the New Course at Les Bordes Golf Club, 90 minutes south of France. read more ...


A Magical Links Experience in Scotland

With restrictions on international travel, Golfshake's Ryan Rastall and a group of friends decided to take an adventure up to the Home of Golf, Scotland, where they experienced Kingbarns, Carnoustie, Dumbarnie Links, and the Jubilee Course at St Andrews. Ryan's describes their journey, the courses played, and the memories forged. read more ...


Discover Scotland's New Masterpiece - Dumbarnie Links

Designed by Clive Clark, Dumbarnie Links opened in May 2020 to great acclaim. Golfshake Equipment Expert, Ryan Rastall recently had the chance to visit Fife and experience the layout for himself. Describing the course and what you can expect, here are Ryan's thoughts on this stunning destination.  read more ...


Celebrating a Century of Tournament Golf at Gleneagles

The recent announcement that Perthshire's legendary Gleneagles Hotel is set to host the Senior Open in 2022 continues a story that spans a century of tournament golf being held at the famed Scottish resort. read more ...


Predict the Masters Champion to Win a UK Golf Holiday

This year's most unique of Masters Tournaments will provide a welcome distraction from the anxieties of 2020, but looking ahead to better days, the QHotels Group is offering a striking competition to win a golf break for 16 people at any of its acclaimed resorts. read more ...


Gullane Opens New Short Game Facility as Part of Exciting Plans

The renowned Gullane Golf Club is set to further enhance its reputation after the opening of a stunning new short game facility, and unveiling plans for the development of a striking Visitors' Clubhouse. read more ...


Dundonald Links Builds Towards Exciting New Chapter

The acclaimed Dundonald Links is building towards an exciting new chapter in its story, following the launch of a new website that outlines the ambitious £25m investment that will transform the venue into a luxury resort in time for next summer. read more ...


How Golf Breaks Have Changed With COVID Regulations

Golf breaks in the UK have taken on a whole new dimension as we learn to live with social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, but thousands of golfers haven't allowed that to stop them enjoying a trip. We take a look at the advice and guidance on how things have to changed. read more ...


Former Open Champ Paul Lawrie Unveils New 7th Hole at Royal Dornoch

Ahead of his Tartan Pro Tour event over the famed Highland links, former Open champion Paul Lawrie has officially opened the stunning new 7th hole on the Championship Course at Royal Dornoch, enhancing one of the most revered layouts in the game. read more ...


Nairn Dunbar: A Highlight in the Highlands

Part of a remarkable collection of courses on offer in the Scottish Highlands, the renowned Nairn Dunbar has been further enhanced in recent times by a series of adjustments, promoting a true links experience. Ed Hodge charts the story of the venue and the positive impact this restoration is having. read more ...



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