Swing Centred – Weight Shift

Swing Centred – Weight Shift

Swing Centred – Weight Shift We know there are lots of ways to swing a club but as a golf pro I have always been a fan of a centred swing idea. “Keep your head still” has been a phrase...

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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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One handed chipping drills

One handed chipping drills

One handed chipping drills Getting the right feel or action in our golf technique can be difficult at times. Sometimes the best way to achieve this is to find a drill that can highlight or exaggerate a certain part of...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Breathing For Relaxation with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

Breathing For Relaxation with Golf Pro Paul Thompson

Advanced PGA Professional Paul Thompson is the resident professional at Powerscourt since 1995. In addition to providing coaching on-site he also is a coach with The Golfing Union of Ireland. Check out our blog where Paul will regularly be posting articles guiding you through all facets of...

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The Way We Think! Thinking Styles for Golf

The Way We Think! Thinking Styles for Golf

“The way we think, the way we learn, the way we practise.” Fellow PGA Professional Paul Thompson is the resident professional at Powerscourt since 1995. In addition to providing coaching on-site he also is a coach with The Golfing Union of Ireland. Check out our blog where...

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‘L’ Stands for ‘Loaded With Power’

‘L’ Stands for ‘Loaded With Power’

Advanced PGA Professional Paul Thompson is the resident professional at Powerscourt since 1995. In addition to providing coaching on-site he also is a coach with The Golfing Union of Ireland. Check out our blog where Paul will regularly be posting articles guiding you through all facets of...

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Perfect Your Alignment – Golf Pro Paul Thompson’s Tip of the Week

Perfect Your Alignment – Golf Pro Paul Thompson’s Tip of the Week

Advanced PGA Professional Paul Thompson is the resident professional at Powerscourt since 1995. In addition to providing coaching on-site he also is a coach with The Golfing Union of Ireland. Check out our blog where Paul will regularly be posting articles guiding you through all facets of...

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Perfect Your Alignment – Golf Pro Paul Thompson’s Tip of the Week

Perfect Your Alignment – Golf Pro Paul Thompson’s Tip of the Week

Advanced PGA Professional Paul Thompson is the resident professional at Powerscourt since 1995. In addition to providing coaching on-site he also is a coach with The Golfing Union of Ireland. Check out our blog where Paul will regularly be posting articles guiding you through all facets of...

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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