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Use the Wall to keep the Angle

Use the Wall to keep the Angle

We know that one of the biggest misconceptions in golf is that we have taken our eyes off the ball and moved our heads too much if we hit a bad shot. Using slow motion replay it has been shown...

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Tip for spinning feet

Tip for spinning feet

A large number of golfers suffer from getting stuck on the back foot through the impact area, and then what happens is they spin their feet open with a twisting motion on the turf. This is a sign weight distribution...

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Feet together for harmony

Feet together for harmony

The keystone to an effective swing is to harmonize the rotation of the body and the swinging motion of the arms. Hitting balls with your feet together is a simple and helpful drill that helps you to get the feeling...

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Feet together for harmony

Feet together for harmony

The keystone to an effective swing is to harmonize the rotation of the body and the swinging motion of the arms. Hitting balls with your feet together is a simple and helpful drill that helps you to get the feeling...

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Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping Here’s a little tip that may help to improve your chipping. One of the more consistent problems that can affect golfers chipping methods is they have the club lie too flat at address and the...

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Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping Here’s a little tip that may help to improve your chipping. One of the more consistent problems that can affect golfers chipping methods is they have the club lie too flat at address and the...

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Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping

Straight back for good chipping Here’s a little tip that may help to improve your chipping. One of the more consistent problems that can affect golfers chipping methods is they have the club lie too flat at address and the...

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Matchplay with Paul Thompson

Matchplay with Paul Thompson

Matchplay Here are a few ideas on matchplay strategy. 1. Play the course, not your opponent. While you certainly want to be aware of how your opponent is playing and how the match stands, it's important to avoid the trap of...

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How to play in bad weather

How to play in bad weather

I was looking through one of my books at home the other day it was Jack Nicklaus' book called “Lesson Tee” that was published in 1978. I came across some nice thoughts about playing in bad weather that I think...

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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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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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Powerscourt Golf Club

 

Following the announcement that Ireland will return to full Level 5
restrictions golf is prohibited from 1st – 31st January 2021.

For now we are advised to stay home and stay safe to ensure that we continue to
flatten the curve.
 
We look forward to welcoming you all back to Powerscourt Golf Club in the not
distant future. 
 
‘STAY THE COURSE SO WE CAN GET BACK OUT ON THE COURSE’

Gavin Hunt
Golf Manager