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My Own Dunhill Links Story

Golfshake's Alex Picken charts his journey from being a teenager inspired to drive up his interest in golf by attending the Dunhill Links, to returning to Scotland years later to play at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns, fulfilling those dreams. read more ...


6 Reasons to Play Golf at Carnoustie

Known for hosting the Open Championship eight times, that status only scratches the surface at Carnoustie Golf Links, a destination that should be on the list for everyone seeking a memorable and rewarding experience. Here are just some reasons why. read more ...


The Birdie of Dreams at Hogan's Alley

Golf is a rare sport that allows us to walk in the footsteps of the greatest players in the game. Golfshake's Andrew Picken's favourite golfer in history is Ben Hogan. Playing Carnoustie's Championship Course, Andy had a dream of emulating his hero, and it came spectacularly true. read more ...


Carnoustie Golf Links is Superbly Traditional, Surprisingly Modern

Carnoustie Golf Links is a venue that is traditional, but modern in its approach. Golfshake's Andrew Picken takes a closer look at the location, its courses, facilities, and why it represents a progressive and inspiring vision for the game. read more ...


The Experience of Playing the Old Course at St Andrews

Part of a meaningful golf trip with his son, Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken reflects on his experience of playing the Old Course at St Andrews, the emotions, sights, sounds, and why this was one of the greatest rounds of his life. read more ...


The Ultimate Lad & Dad Trip to Scotland

Golfshake Ambassadors Andrew and Alex Picken planned and embarked on the Ultimate Lad & Dad Trip in Scotland, spending valuable time together, making unforgettable memories in St Andrews and Carnoustie that would inspire anyone with a love of the game. read more ...


The Best Women's British Open Venues on Golfshake

From legendary championship links courses to heathland classics and resort gems, the Women's British Open has been played at a rich variety of venues. We take a closer look at each of them, including the unique Golfshake reviews. read more ...


Epic Road Trip to Scotland VLOG

Recently, members of the Golfshake team embarked on a thrilling road trip to Scotland's famous Golf Coast during the Scottish Open. Spending time in East Lothian, the guys packed a marathon of activity within a short period, battling the clock and the ever changeable weather to capture some memorable moments. read more ...


St Andrews and Carnoustie Are Environments for Inspiration

During a recent visit to St Andrews and Carnoustie, Golfshake's Alex Picken was struck by how inclusive both venues were, making a significant effort to inspire future generations, representing what the game should be about. He delves deeper and explains why these are unique environments for inspiration. read more ...


Finca Cortesin Upgrades Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy

The luxury Spanish golf complex, Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has just further enhanced its position as one of the premium golfing locations in Europe by making a series of top-quality investments in its Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy. read more ...


West Cliffs & Praia D'el Rey Stay & Play VLOG

Golfshake's Kevin Paver took a trip to Portugal and the 'Silver Coast' for a stay and play at Praia D'el Rey and West Cliffs, staying at the Praia D'el Rey Marriot. His VLOG showcases a truly breathtaking venue and one that will surely have you adding it to the list! read more ...


Berkhamsted Showcases Upgraded Golf Course

The critically acclaimed Berkhamsted Golf Club has recently received an extensive revamp of its irrigation systems, the fruits of which can now be seen in a series of new photographs. read more ...


The Best Scottish Open Venues on Golfshake

It's the venues that have continually made the Scottish Open an indelible part of the European Tour calender, despite the event's various incarnations. We take a closer look at each of them, including the unique Golfshake reviews. read more ...


London Golf Club Marks 25th Anniversary This Summer

This year, the widely acclaimed London Golf Club in west Kent is celebrating its 25th anniversary, with events being launched to mark the occasion, in addition to the Staysure Tour's PGA Seniors Championship coming in August. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #41: Playing Lahinch Golf Club, Irish Open

This week on the Golfshake Podcast, Kieran Clark was joined by Andrew Picken, who described his recent experience of playing the spectacular Lahinch Golf Club, venue of the 2019 Irish Open on the European Tour. read more ...


South Africa is an Unforgettable Destination for a Golf Holiday

South Africa may not receive the attention that it deserves as a destination for golfers, but there are reasons why that is changing. Bringing together scenic landscapes, an attractive climate, and spectacular courses, looking specifically at the Western Cape, you are left with a memorable experience. read more ...


Lumine Reveals New Packages Targeting Groups and Couples

The acclaimed Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, widely regarded as being one of Europe’s premier golf destinations, has new range of striking and attractive packages that offer unlimited golf and Mediterranean culture on the Costa Daurada coastline. read more ...


Golf in Madeira Sees Boost in Visitor Numbers in 2019

Madeira is a rugged and visually spectacular destination for golfers, becoming increasingly popular for its climate, with a significant boost being reported during the first half of this year, with two main venues seeing near double-digit growth. read more ...


Experiencing Golf in Ireland via Stena Line Ferries

Ireland is a revered destination for golfers, home to many of the most spectacular courses on the planet, and it's a journey that most will probably take by plane. But how about crossing the Irish Sea for an added touch of adventure and romance? Golfshake's Andrew Picken had the opportunity to experience the magic of Ireland via Stena Line. read more ...


Tewkesbury Park Reveals Unique New Golf Packages

Tewkesbury Park has received significant acclaim in the aftermath of its recent refurbishment, and this popular venue has made that prospect even more inviting by revealing two new specific golf break packages. read more ...


Historic Montrose Golf Links Invests in New Irrigation System

The historic Montrose Golf Links has confirmed a major investment that was completed this year, introducing a new, comprehensive irrigation system that has ensured that improvements will be made across the revered links that has recently received the most comprehensive sustainability award in golf. read more ...


Prince's to Renovate Shore and Dunes Nines

The acclaimed Prince's Golf Club - a Highly Recommended venue on Golfshake - and host of the 1932 Open Championship, won by Gene Sarazen, has revealed plans to renovate its Shore and Dunes nines. read more ...


Troon's Iconic Marine Hotel to be Refurbished

For decades, visitors to Troon have stayed at the iconic Marine Hotel, and that renowned venue is to be enhanced further after Cannock Troon LLP, its owners, have revealed plans to refurbish and bring a new luxurious feel to the property. read more ...


The Sweet Spot Club Hire Launches on England's Golf Coast

The Sweet Spot Club Hire has become renowned for making golf travel easier in Australia and Vietnam, but the company has now expanded to the British Isles, launching in Liverpool and Southport, helping golfers to experience England's Golf Coast.  read more ...


Tee Times Now Available at New Dumbarnie Links in Fife

Dumbarnie Links, the newest links course to be added to Scotland's East Coast of Fife is moving a step closer to completion, with tee time reservations now being made available beginning May 16, 2020, when this spectacular layout overlooking the Firth of Forth makes its anticipated debut. read more ...


Murrayshall Becomes Part of BW Premier Collection by Best Western

Situated in the heart of Scotland, Murrayshall Country House Hotel & Golf Club is a hugely popular venue on Golfshake, and its stature will only be enhanced after it was confirmed that it would join the BW Premier Collection by Beat Western. read more ...


Golf in the Algarve Delivers Value for Money

When planning a golf holiday, finding value for money is always a consideration, and according to the latest Post Office survey, the Algarve will deliver that on and off the golf course. read more ...


The Magic of a Golf Holiday to South Carolina

South Carolina is widely regarded as a paradise for golfers, including exceptional resorts like Hilton Head and Kiawah Island. Winning the Up & Down to South Carolina Challenge on Golfshake, Sam Ruddle reflects on his experience in the state, the courses he played and the accommodation, showcasing why it's such a renowned destination. read more ...


De Vere Wokefield Estate Opens New Golf Academy and Driving Range

Situated near Reading, De Vere Wokefield Estate boasts a prime location, and this renowned venue, popular on Golfshake, has launched its Golf Academy, including a newly created driving range. read more ...


How to Attend the 2020 Masters

If you want to experience Augusta National and see Tiger Woods defend his title, making it to the Masters is easier than you may think. We take a look at the available options for those who are hoping to attend this iconic tournament. read more ...


Portrush Open to Showcase Best of Northern Ireland

This summer, Royal Portrush is poised to host golf's oldest and greatest championship, an event that will showcase the best of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #38: Carnoustie, Panmure, Montrose, Golf Trip Report

Kieran Clark is joined by Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken, who recounts his experience of visiting Angus and Perthshire in Scotland, playing the likes of Carnoustie, Panmure, Montrose and Murrayshall, describing why this part of the world is an essential and unique destination for any golfer. read more ...


Improvements Made to Seve's The Shire London Course

The Shire London is one of the most highly regarded venues on Golfshake and is known for its Seve Ballesteros signature golf course, which has undergone a series of improvements under its owners The Bridgedown Group who enlisted the skills of the Dye Design Group.  read more ...


Visitors Flock to Stunning Venues in Northern France

Visitors have been flocking to Golf d'Hardelot and Le Touquet Golf Resort on the northern coast of France, with both venues noting a significant rise in the number of visitors. read more ...


Gleneagles Reveals Special Golf Packages to Mark Centenary

Marking the centenary celebrations for its renowned King's and Queen's courses, Gleneagles has revealed special golf packages available during May to invite golfers to the spectacular estate within the heart of Perthshire and experience two of Scotland's most acclaimed inland layouts. read more ...


The Belfry Among Winners at Golf Service Awards Ceremony

It was quite a gathering in St Andrews and The Old Course Hotel for the ninth 59club Service Excellence Awards, where a series of the golf industry's finest resorts and clubs - including The Belfry - were recognised for their achievement in a ceremony. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #37: Le Golf National, Group Golf Breaks, Windiest Conditions

Regular guest Matt Holbrook returns to the Golfshake Podcast and describes his recent experience of playing Le Golf National, the process of booking group breaks to a Ryder Cup venue, and the windiest conditions that we have played golf in, featuring social media comments from our members and followers. read more ...


The Church Course at St Enodoc is Among England's Best Value

Identifying the best golf courses in England is a debate and endeavour that rages across social media, websites and magazines each year, but perhaps the most relevant discussion for regular golfers is picking those that deliver the best value, a discussion that invariably will feature the renowned Church Course at St Enodoc.  read more ...


HSBC Women's Championship Showcases Sentosa Golf Club

This week's HSBC Women's Championship boasts a spectacular field on the LPGA Tour, and showcases the impressive and widely acclaimed Sentosa Golf Club, a venue that is drawing many visitors to Singapore. read more ...


Gleneagles Launches Special Group Green Fee to Celebrate Solheim Cup

Gleneagles is hosting the Solheim Cup in September, and to celebrate that fact, the revered hotel has launched a special four-ball green across each of its three golf courses until the end of April.  read more ...


The Ryder Cup Could Return to The Belfry

The Ryder Cup could be set for a return to England for the first time in 24 years as iconic venue The Belfry is under consideration to host the matches in 2026. Derek Clements reports on potentially exciting news for the most reviewed golf course on Golfshake. read more ...


Countdown to the 148th Open at Royal Portrush

This year's Open Championship marks a historic return to Royal Portrush and Northern Ireland. Marking the countdown, a spectacular and inspiring film has been released, showcasing the best of what can be experienced in the nation. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #36: Golf in Northern Ireland, Causeway Tour, Royal Portrush

Kieran Clark was joined by Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken, who recently experienced the Causeway Coast Tour, which included the opportunity to play Royal Portrush, the spectacular Portstewart and the visually striking Castlerock Golf Club. read more ...


2019 Open at Royal Portrush Packages Available with Golfbreaks.com

The Open Championship makes its return to Royal Portrush this July, and unprecedented demand has seen direct tickets sold out months, but midweek packages - including access to Thursday and Friday's rounds - are still available with Golfbreaks.com, providing golf fans with the opportunity to ensure that they are part of this historic event. read more ...


Scenic Walmer & Kingsdown Joins Golf in Kent

The highly scenic Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club, which enjoys a spectacular position on top of the White Cliffs of Dover, will be further showcased through Visit Kent's Golf in Kent Partnership. read more ...


Golfshake Golf Course Awards 2018

The Golfshake Course Section includes over 235,000 independent reviews submitted by regular golfers. We have delved into those submitted during the past 15 months to identify the most popular and top rated courses, showcasing those venues in the Golfshake Golf Course Awards for 2018. read more ...


Golfbreaks.com Group Golf Giveaway Returns for 2019

Golfbreaks.com's Group Golf Giveaway has become a staple attraction for those booking golf holidays across the UK and international destinations, and it has made a welcome return for 2019 with more offers than before, delivering even greater value, with the added incentive of having the opportunity to receive a Callaway Rogue Driver. read more ...


European Tour Star Matt Wallace Becomes Ambassador for The Belfry

Four-time Ryder Cup venue The Belfry Hotel & Resort has revealed that European Tour star Matt Wallace - a three-time winner on the circuit last year - has become a brand ambassador for the prestigious and famous venue. read more ...


Prince's Jumps Into Top 50 of Golf Course Rankings

Former Open Championship venue Prince’s Golf Club has begun the year celebrating a major rise in standing, having ascended inside the top 50 of Golf World's most recent Top 100 in England. read more ...


Tewkesbury Park Stands Out as Winter Golf Venue

Golf courses across the west of England had to content with horrible conditions during last weekend, but that nonetheless didn't prevent Tewkesbury Park from remaining fully open on 18 main greens without restriction, emphasising its status as one of the best venues for winter golf. read more ...


Burnham and Berrow Continues Rise in Golf Course Rankings

Burnham and Berrow has continued to rise through the rankings as its Championship Course's lofty reputation was recognised in the latest Top 100 Golf Courses in the UK & Ireland Ranking from Golf Monthly, with the venue in the South West of England ascending into the Top 30. read more ...


Golfshake Members Reflect on Ultimate Golf Trip to St Andrews

Back in May, three lucky Golfshake Members joined us to embark on their own 'Golfing Odyssey' to the Home of Golf, St Andrews. Discover what the guys did, and hear their thoughts on what could be considered something close to the ultimate golf trip. read more ...


Could Brexit Prove Beneficial to UK Golf Resorts?

Brexit is a hugely contentious and uncertain topic, but like all industries, those in golf have been assessing the potential impact that the United Kingdom leaving the European Union could have on them. David Moon, the Golf Manager at St Mellion, has written this article reflecting on what he perceives may be a gain for resorts like his. read more ...


Experience Lumine with New Winter Golf Packages

Having recently hosted the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School, Lumine Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community was showcased to a wider audience, and this renowned venue in Spain has revealed new winter sun packages that will attract golfers to this spectacular destination. read more ...


Dust off the Golf Clubs and Play Burnham and Berrow this Winter

If you need an excuse to dust off the golf clubs in winter, Burnham and Berrow has revealed a series of winter packages and on-site accomodation that should attract keen golfers to the South West of England. read more ...


Kingsbarns Celebrates Results of Most Successful Season

The spectacular Kingsbarns Golf Links near St Andrews in Fife has been celebrating the results of its most successful season to date, welcoming more guests than before and being awarded prestigious titles from the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards, most notably the accolade of Best Golf Experience. read more ...


Experience Golf on the French Riviera with Winter Packages

The French Riviera is a worldwide renowned destination, and thanks to winter packages, golfers can experience it for themselves when staying at the striking Royal Mougins Golf Resort near Cannes. read more ...


Best Playing Golf and Challenge Videos on Golfshake

Throughout the years on Golfshake, we have regularly involved our Staff, Ambassadors and Members in a variety of days and experiences at courses across the country. Here are some of the best playing golf and challenge videos in our library read more ...


Give the Gift of St Enodoc this Christmas

St Enodoc is one of the most revered golf clubs in England, featuring the famed Church Course and accessible Holywell, ranked highly across the country and beyond. Playing there is a special experience for any golfer, and it's a gift that you could provide thanks to the unveiling of Christmas gift certificates for one to four people on either layout.  read more ...


Spectacular Lumine Praised During European Tour Qualifying School

The tense Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School was held last week at the spectacular Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, showcasing the venue and its golf courses, with the players competing widely praising the Costa Daurada resort. read more ...


Tewkesbury Park Receives Major Accolade at Conde Nast Awards


Tewkesbury Park is a popular haven for golfers, but the venue's credentials have been even more widely appreciated following the news that the 93-room luxury hotel, spa and golf course received the title of Best UK & Ireland Hotel for Weddings, Parties or Special Occasions from the Condé Nast Johansens Awards For Excellence 2019.
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La Manga Named Best Golf Venue in Europe

Spain's revered La Manga Club enjoyed a special evening at the 2018 World Golf Awards, after retaining its title of 'Europe's Best Golf Venue' for a second consecutive year. read more ...


Players Set for Drama of European Tour Qualifying School at Lumine

It's always one of the most dramatic events of the year, and for the second consecutive time, the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying is being staged at the Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, with players from over 30 countries, including established tour winners, set to compete over the gruelling 108 holes of golf. read more ...


Carnoustie Voted Best Scottish Golf Course Over £100

It's been quite a year for the Championship Course at the renowned Carnoustie Golf Links, having hosted the 147th Open in July won by Francesco Molinari, the famous venue is celebrating another accolade after it was awarded the title of Best Golf Course over £100 at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards, voted for by the public. read more ...


Expectations Soar for New Dumbarnie Links Near St Andrews

Former Ryder Cup player and renowned course designer Clive Clark's latest creation of Dumbarnie Links in Fife, Scotland, just a few miles from the legendary town of St Andrews, has moved a step closer to becoming the latest addition to the remarkable menu of layouts in this iconic part of the golf world. read more ...


The Belfry Awarded Title of World's Best Golf Hotel

The iconic Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating after it was awarded the title of 'World's Best Golf Hotel' at the recent 2018 World Golf Awards that were held at La Manga in Spain. read more ...


Seve Ballesteros Designed Westerwood Joins Hilton Brand


Westerwood in Scotland - which features a course designed by Dave Thomas and Seve Ballesteros - has be rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.
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Le Golf National Receives Top World Golf Awards

Le Golf National was showcased during this year's Ryder Cup, and the spectacular French venue has been celebrating further recognition after receiving top awards from the World of Leading Golf (WLG). read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #33: Playing Sawgrass, Hogan's Footsteps, Wartime Golf History

Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picken joins Kieran Clark on the Golfshake Podcast for a wide ranging discussion. They reflect on Andy's experiences of playing the iconic TPC Sawgrass, in addition to his adventures of sampling the best of Golf in Kent and walking in the footsteps of Ben Hogan during a break to the Scottish county of Angus, taking on Carnoustie and Panmure. Additionally, Andrew shares the story behind his Wartime History of Golf Series, delving into his fascinating research behind golf's connections to soliders of the First World War. read more ...


The Belfry Stay & Play VLOG

Four-time Ryder Cup host The Belfry is the most reviewed venue on Golfshake, but you may not have experienced it for yourself, so to provide some insight and showcase what the resort can offer, we recently sent Golfshake Ambassador Kevin Paver to experience it. Here is his Stay & Play VLOG. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #32: Top 50 Courses, Stay & Play Venues, Winter Golf Tips

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Cross joins Kieran Clark to reflect on their golf seasons, discuss their experiences of the 2018 Golfshake Top 50, and look at the merits of stay & play venues with at least two courses, specifically Rob's time at Breadsall Priory. Finally, Kieran and Rob reflect on the merits of winter golf, including their perspective and tips, plus Rob's unique addition of a practice putting green in his garden. read more ...


Adare Manor Receives Golf Resort of the Year Accolade

rn Adare Manor has received several major accolades in recent times, the latest of which is being named IGTOA's (Irish Golf Tour Operators Association) 'Golf Resort of the Year'. read more ...


Gleneagles Named European Golf Resort of the Year


The spectacular Gleneagles has been named the 'European Golf Resort of the Year 2019' at the IAGTO Awards.
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The Brabazon 10th Hole Challenge at The Belfry

The 10th on the Brabazon Course at The Belfry was made iconic during the four Ryder Cups that the resort hosted. We recently had the chance to experience this risk and reward par four for ourselves. Here is the Golfshake Ambassador 10th Hole Challenge with Kevin Paver, Matt Holbrook, Mel Davies, Rob Treanor and Darren Ramowski. read more ...


Son Muntaner Reveals Special Winter Discounted Rate for Golfers

Arabella Golf Mallorca's Golf Son Muntaner - the marquee course - has revealed a special winter deal for golfers to celebrate its 18th anniversary, with visitors being able to secure a tee time for two with a buggy included for just €99 between 1st November and 31st December 2018. read more ...


Discovering the British Masters Venues

Walton Heath is the latest venue to host the British Masters, an event that dates back to 1946. We take a look through the incredible courses of the tournament's past, including a depth of features and reviews. read more ...


Jose Maria Olazabal to Design Two New Golf Courses at Costa Navarino in Greece

Two-time Masters champion and Ryder Cup icon Jose Maria Olazabal will design two new golf courses at the spectacular Costa Navarino in the Messinia region of Greece. read more ...


Hiring Golf Clubs in America with Clublender

Golfshake Ambassador Rob Treanor spent a month in the US on business. The opportunity to play new courses was too good to turn down so he decided to hire a set of clubs through Clublender rather than drag his own through the airport travel process. See how he get on. read more ...


Social Media Reporter Witnesses History at Portugal Masters

History was made on Friday at the Portugal Masters as England's Oli Fisher shot the first 59 on the European Tour. Golfshake Member Neal Gladwin has been enjoying a magical week as Dom Pedro's Social Media Reporter, and he was able to witness the historic moment in person. We caught up with him to discover what it was like. read more ...


Carnoustie Open Brought Wider Economic Benefits

The 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie was a thrilling and hugely successful event, but the wider economic benefits have been presented through a survey conducted by Angus Council and Carnoustie Country, which is the brand for 34 courses throughout Angus, Perthshire and Fife. read more ...


Verdura Resort Retains Number One Ranking in Italy

Regular European Tour venue Verdura Resort has retained its place as Italy’s number one resort in Golf World magazine’s latest ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’ ranking. read more ...


Algarve's Dom Pedro Ready to Host Portugal Masters

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection in The Algarve is ready to host this week's Portugal Masters on the Victoria Golf Course, with a host of major champions, including Sergio Garcia, Padraig Harrington, Charl Schwartzel, Angel Cabrera, Jose Maria Olazabal and Danny Willett bringing a touch of star quality to this spectacular destination. read more ...


Costa Daurada’s Popularity Continues to Rise

Costa Daurada has become an increasingly popular destination for golfers, with that draw intensifying with the number of green fees sold now five times greater when compared with half a decade ago. read more ...


Golf at Adare Manor Named Among World's Most Unforgettable Travel Experiences

Golf at Adare Manor in Ireland has been included among the luxury travel advisor Chad Clark's CERTIFIED 25 of unforgettable travel experiences, ranking alongside the likes of paragliding to your hotel in Oman or enjoying breakfast at Mount Everest. read more ...


Take Advantage of Incredible Saving and Play Golf at Gleneagles

Ahead of the Ryder Cup, the iconic Gleneagles Hotel - the breathtaking site of Europe's triumph in 2014 - has revealed an incredible offer play either the PGA Centenary or King's Course for just £85pp on the 17th and 18th of September.  read more ...


The Belfry Celebrates Ryder Cup Heritage

The Belfry Hotel & Resort is celebrating its deep history with the Ryder Cup by unveiling a series of activities for guests and golfers and enjoy, including the famous Brabazon Course. read more ...


Prince's Golf Club Unveils Revamped Short Game Area

Continuing to enhance its superb facilities, Prince's Golf Club has unveiled its revamped short-game area to complement the venue's highly regarded 27 holes of links golf. read more ...


Study Reveals Importance of Non-Golf Activities When Booking a Golf Break

When booking a golf break, how important to you are the additional facilities at the hotel or resort? Well, a study has revealed just how influential spa, leisure and non-golf activities are to European golfers when they are planning their next holiday. read more ...


France's Highest Rated Golf Hotel Completes Next Stage of Major Refurbishment

Le Manoir Hotel at Le Touquest Golf Resort - voted the best in France in both 2017 and 2018 - has been continuing its major refurbishment project, unveiling a new modern bar, lounge and reception area, enhancing the long traditional English-style manor house into a contemporary boutique. read more ...


Quinta do Lago to Open State of the Art Sports Centre

Quinta do Lago is set to further enhance its reputation and standing by unveiling its developing state-of-the-art sports centre, The Campus, which has been created to provide athletes and sports enthusiasts with superb facilities. read more ...


Adare Manor Named Hotel of the Year in Prestigious Awards

Ireland's newly restored Adare Manor was named 'Hotel of the Year 2018' in the prestigious Virtuso 'Best of the Best Awards' that took place in Las Vegas, following recent accolades including the Golf Digest Editor's Choice Award and featuring on Conde Nast Traveler's 'Hot List' of Best New Hotels. read more ...


Golf Courses Near Premier League Football Stadiums

The Premier League is back, and we have taken the opportunity to discover the golf courses that are near the stadiums of each club, raising awarness of many layouts that are within towns and cities across the country. read more ...


Take Advantage of Teeofftimes Hot Deals this August

fI you're looking for somewhere to play this August, Teeofftimes.co.uk has revealed a striking series of savings on courses throughout the UK with its latest Hot Deals! read more ...


Reflecting on 2018 Links Golf Season

Beginning with the Irish Open at Ballyliffin, we have witnessed a series of events played across seaside courses, culminating in Georgia Hall's spectacular victory in the Women's British Open at Royal Lytham. We take a look back at this celebration of the purest form of the game, and the venues we have seen. read more ...


Golf Courses Near Scottish Premiership Football Stadiums

Scotland is known for its golf heritage and rich culture of football. We have combined the two by using the Golfshake Golf Course Search to discover courses that are located near the stadiums of the 12 Premiership clubs. read more ...


Golf Courses Near English Championship Football Stadiums

We have looked at each of the 24 clubs in the Football League Championship, using the Golfshake Golf Course Search, to discover the many golf courses that are located near the stadiums. read more ...


Slaley Hall Embraces Surprising Status as Gateway to Edinburgh

The spectacular Slaley Hall resort has made the surprising discovery that its highly regarded facility in Northumberland is being increasingly used by oversees visitors as a gateway to playing golf in Edinburgh and Scotland, Slaley Hall is revelling in its new-found - and somewhat surprising - status as a gateway to Edinburgh. read more ...


Discover the Bunkers of the Old Course

The Old Course at St Andrews is renowned for its bunkers, many of which are named and have their own piece of history within the game. Golfshake's Kieran Clark shares just a few of the most notable on this historic layout. read more ...


Six Favourite Holes on the Old Course at St Andrews

Golfshake's Kieran Clark is a resident of St Andrews and has played the legendary Old Course many times. He loves layout, but has decided to pick out six of the holes that he considers to be his favourites of the bunch. read more ...


Playing the Legendary Himalayas Putting Course at St Andrews

Located just feet away from the Old Course, the St Andrews Ladies' Putting Club is a hugely popular attraction with visitors to the town seeking a taste of golf. Better known as The Himalayas, Team Golfshake recently had the chance to play it. See how they got on! read more ...


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