Squat for better control

Squat for better control

Squat for better control Increasingly one question seems to be asked of me, “What exercises should I do for golf?” A very simple deep squat is a great exercise for 2 reasons. Research has shown that any limitation performing a...

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Squat for better control

Squat for better control

Squat for better control Increasingly one question seems to be asked of me, “What exercises should I do for golf?” A very simple deep squat is a great exercise for 2 reasons. Research has shown that any limitation performing a...

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Putting Rhythm tip

Putting Rhythm tip

Here’s a little putting practise drill that can help keep your rhythm smooth during the transition (backstroke to forewardstroke) period of your putting technique. You will need a putter with a cavity at the back to try this drill Place...

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Practice

Practice

Recent studies in sports practice methods have shown there are two variations that can have a significant effect on learning skills, these are blocked practice and random practice.           Blocked practice – consistent drills, the same movement pattern repeated in...

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Finding the rhythm to the putting stroke

Finding the rhythm to the putting stroke

Rhythm is one of those skills in golf that is essential to underpinning any technique we use, whether it is a full swing, pitching and chipping or indeed a putting action. It is also one of the skills that seems...

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Centredness of impact

Centredness of impact

The question “how do I hit it further with my driver?” is a common query. In truth it comes down to a number of factors and most of these will be individual like ranges of motion, swing path, leverage influences,...

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Centredness of impact

Centredness of impact

The question “how do I hit it further with my driver?” is a common query. In truth it comes down to a number of factors and most of these will be individual like ranges of motion, swing path, leverage influences,...

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Trying to do everything at once

Trying to do everything at once

We all want to get better, but often we try to get better at everything at once. This often leads to either no improvement or even worse, we can see our game deteriorate because of confusion and no real plan....

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Trying to do everything at once

Trying to do everything at once

We all want to get better, but often we try to get better at everything at once. This often leads to either no improvement or even worse, we can see our game deteriorate because of confusion and no real plan....

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Cervical Spine (Neck) Rotation

Cervical Spine (Neck) Rotation

The cervical spine is made up of the first seven vertebrae in the spine. It starts just below the skull and ends just above the thoracic spine. The cervical spine can be very flexible, but it is also at risk...

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Good Putting Foundations

Good Putting Foundations

Solid foundations in any part of your golfing technique are going to give you the best chance of effectiveness and consistency with your results. Sometimes you’re putting method doesn’t get thought of in the same way. Here is a simple...

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Good Putting Foundations

Good Putting Foundations

Solid foundations in any part of your golfing technique are going to give you the best chance of effectiveness and consistency with your results. Sometimes you’re putting method doesn’t get thought of in the same way. Here is a simple...

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Side hill lies

Side hill lies

Here are some pointers to help play side hill lies. Ball below the feet In general position the ball in the stance. Stand much closer to the ball and make the club sit more upright, this has the effect of...

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Has your golf got bottle?

Has your golf got bottle?

The next time you have time to practise your chipping don’t forget to bring some water bottles with you. Although it’s generally a good idea to keep reasonably hydrated in sport you can also use the plastic bottles to check...

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Has your golf got bottle?

Has your golf got bottle?

The next time you have time to practise your chipping don’t forget to bring some water bottles with you. Although it’s generally a good idea to keep reasonably hydrated in sport you can also use the plastic bottles to check...

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Putting Aim

Putting Aim

One of the problems that are quite common in putting technique is a miss-aim of the putter face at set up. This leads to compensation during the stroke and although our bodies can develop a reactionary amendments this will have...

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Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill Here are some pointers to help play uphill lies and downhill lies. Uphill lies In general position the ball just forward of middle of the stance. Unlike downhill shots you will need to fight the slope a...

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Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill Here are some pointers to help play uphill lies and downhill lies. Uphill lies In general position the ball just forward of middle of the stance. Unlike downhill shots you will need to fight the slope a...

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Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill Here are some pointers to help play uphill lies and downhill lies. Uphill lies In general position the ball just forward of middle of the stance. Unlike downhill shots you will need to fight the slope a...

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Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill!

Uphill & Downhill Here are some pointers to help play uphill lies and downhill lies. Uphill lies In general position the ball just forward of middle of the stance. Unlike downhill shots you will need to fight the slope a...

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Powerscourt Golf Club

Following confirmation from the Golfing Unions and Sport Ireland that golf is not permitted under level 5 restrictions, unfortunately Powerscourt Golf Club will temporarily be closed until further notice.

Both courses and facilities will re-open as soon as government guidelines allow. Further updates will be posted on our social media channels as the situation changes.

We look forward to welcoming back our members and visitors in the not too distant future. In the meantime, please stay safe and we encourage everyone to adhere to the current guidelines to help flatten the curve.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Powerscourt soon.

Gavin Hunt
Golf Manager