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Hinging & Cocking the Wrists

Hinging & Cocking the Wrists

Without a doubt there can be a number of things that can contribute to effective swinging of the golf club, and for sure they can be as important to one individual as a key feeling as they are trivial to...

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Arm Hang at Address

Arm Hang at Address

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on your arm hang. If you would like advice on a particular aspect of your game, let us know at marketing@powerscourt.net and we will try and include it on an upcoming blog. "When...

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Get your game in shape for the new season!

Get your game in shape for the new season!

Recreational golf is about enjoying ourselves. The motivation for that enjoyment can be very different for all of us, but in my experience the majority of us enjoy our golf just a little bit more if were hitting the ball...

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Why we should hit balls before playing golf

Why we should hit balls before playing golf

For most sports loosening up before playing is important because it raises the temperature of our muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments enabling them to perform better and with less risk of injury. With a complex skill sport such as golf,...

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Why we should hit balls before playing golf

Why we should hit balls before playing golf

For most sports loosening up before playing is important because it raises the temperature of our muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments enabling them to perform better and with less risk of injury. With a complex skill sport such as golf,...

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There are Two Sides to Every Tee!

There are Two Sides to Every Tee!

Golf is one of those games where sometimes the smallest detail can make a difference. Paying attention to a lot of seemingly inconsequential detail can make a big difference to your score at the end of the day. Consider for...

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There are Two Sides to Every Tee!

There are Two Sides to Every Tee!

Golf is one of those games where sometimes the smallest detail can make a difference. Paying attention to a lot of seemingly inconsequential detail can make a big difference to your score at the end of the day. Consider for...

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Get Your Power From The Ground

Get Your Power From The Ground

Here is a little drill you can try on the practice ground to help you get the feeling of starting your downswing using the ground as leverage. Place a golf ball on the ground and press the ball into the...

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Get Your Power From The Ground

Get Your Power From The Ground

Here is a little drill you can try on the practice ground to help you get the feeling of starting your downswing using the ground as leverage. Place a golf ball on the ground and press the ball into the...

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Book Signing at Powerscourt Golf Club, November 17th at 11am

Book Signing at Powerscourt Golf Club, November 17th at 11am

We are delighted to welcome Philip Reid to Powerscourt Golf Club on November 17th at 11am for a unique book-signing. Philip is the author of The Irish Majors which celebrates 'the most glorious period in the history of Irish golf....

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The 3 Skills to Putting

The 3 Skills to Putting

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on skills for putting. If you would like advice on a particular aspect of your game, let us know at marketing@powerscourt.net and we will try and include it on an upcoming...

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Release through the shot for power

Release through the shot for power

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on how to 'Release through the shot for Power'. A lot of people do not get through or release their body and club through the shot. Some of this is caused...

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Release through the shot for power

Release through the shot for power

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on how to 'Release through the shot for Power'. A lot of people do not get through or release their body and club through the shot. Some of this is caused...

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Release through the shot for power

Release through the shot for power

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on how to 'Release through the shot for Power'. A lot of people do not get through or release their body and club through the shot. Some of this is caused...

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Golf Coaching to help you when suffering from nerves

Golf Coaching to help you when suffering from nerves

Suffering from Nerves A lot of golfers don’t like admitting to the fact that nerves have got the better of them, but in reality they affect everyone at sometime. As you become more experienced, the level at which the nerves...

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Elements to Scoring Well

Elements to Scoring Well

(“Know Thyself”)  This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on how to score well in golf. Here are his best tips: ‰Possessing a command of the short game gives a golfer the most effective edge they can have...

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And the winner is……..

And the winner is……..

Many thanks to all who entered our recent Ryder Cup competition! And what a Ryder Cup it was! We enjoyed some of the most addictive TV we have seen this year and when you consider we had the Euros and...

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Win a Fourball! Celebrate the Ryder Cup with our Great Giveaway

Win a Fourball! Celebrate the Ryder Cup with our Great Giveaway

Good afternoon from a rainy Powerscourt! We aren't going to let the awful weather get us down, we have some amazing golf to look forward to at the Ryder Cup! The Ryder Cup is now entering its 39th year and...

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Dead Aim with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

Dead Aim with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on 'Dead Aim' in 3 easy steps: 1. The shot is produced by body muscles. 2.  The body muscles receive their instruction and initiative from the mind.  Image Credit 3. The mind gets its inspiration from the...

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Dead Aim with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

Dead Aim with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

This week Advanced PGA Professional at Powerscourt Paul Thompson provides coaching on 'Dead Aim' in 3 easy steps: 1. The shot is produced by body muscles. 2.  The body muscles receive their instruction and initiative from the mind.  Image Credit 3. The mind gets its inspiration from the...

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