Controlling your Low Point

Controlling your Low Point

Although golfers will have undoubtedly suffered from a lack of form at some point in their golf games this article is not about the mental highs and lows we experience. It is about putting our attention on the lowest point...

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Backswing Shoulder & Hip Move

Backswing Shoulder & Hip Move

For the purpose of this article I shall reference the position of a right handed golfer. More specifically I am going to look at the position of the right shoulder and hip going into the backswing. Rotation as a general...

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Why you should improve your alignment

Why you should improve your alignment

  Alignment is understood by most as the foundation to controlling the direction of our golf shots, in other words if we point ourselves at the target we have a good chance of hitting the ball in that direction. This...

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Keeping Your Posture

Keeping Your Posture

Keeping posture Here is a real simple drill to help you create the feeling you need to maintain your posture lines during your swing. Take a medium iron and turn it upside down and hold the head with your lead...

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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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Tee pegs to improve your Iron Play

Tee pegs to improve your Iron Play

Two important factors to look out for when playing our iron shots from the fairway are that we have a consistent centeredness of strike on the club face and we strike the ball on a slightly descending angle of attack....

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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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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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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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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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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