Using the driving range

Using the driving range

Using the golf practice range has come in for criticism in recent years from certain areas, especially the typical covered driving range. Comments like “you don’t see other sports training on areas that don’t mimic the playing ground” have been...

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Hooray – Back to Golf!

Hooray – Back to Golf!

I am sure many of you regular golfers feel like it’s an absolute age since you last played golf. I have talked to several players and quite a lot have not picked a club up over this period of lockdown....

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Keep swinging!

Keep swinging!

In the past couple of weeks during this “lock down” period you have no doubt will have received numerous Whats-app messages, links to Instagram and YouTube videos as well as suggestions for websites giving loads of great advice. To try...

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Some Check Points for Distance

Some Check Points for Distance

Watching any golfer competing at the best levels should show you that mastery of the short game is still one of the most important elements that need to be in place to be successful in the game. However Stats are...

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The Chipping Utility

The Chipping Utility

Most golfers these days carry hybrid clubs or sometimes called rescue clubs. They are an incredibly useful alternative to long irons, and for a lot of golfers also help bridge the gap between the woods and irons. If you don’t...

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Pre -Shot Routines

Pre -Shot Routines

I’m sure most of you who play golf have come across the term “pre-shot routine” a number of times. It is common place to read about it in magazines or to hear it mentioned by commentators on the TV. Some...

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The Bigger & Smaller picture

The Bigger & Smaller picture

Sometimes it is hard to understand why we hit shots one way and then what appears to be the same thought process the shot comes out different the next time. It can be one of the most annoying things about...

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Pre–Game Warm-up

Pre–Game Warm-up

Have you ever considered the ideal pre-game process that suits your game, your body and of course your lifestyle. One thing is for sure is that there probably isn’t the perfect answer for all of us but it’s worth considering...

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Basic wedge play pointers

Basic wedge play pointers

Basic wedge play pointers Here are some things that I would recommend you have in your technique when playing a fairly straight forward chip/pitch. First of all what I mean by a basic wedge shot is going depend on things...

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Self Confidence

Self Confidence

If you look at all the different components as to what makes us play well, one of those elements that will be included by most sports persons is Self confidence. Confident beliefs influence how you feel, think, motivate yourself and...

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Mental Blocks

Mental Blocks

We all know that playing the game is not just a physical challenge but a synergy between the way we process things in our brain and our technical proficiencies. In order to play your best golf on a consistent basis,...

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Mental Blocks

Mental Blocks

We all know that playing the game is not just a physical challenge but a synergy between the way we process things in our brain and our technical proficiencies. In order to play your best golf on a consistent basis,...

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Bernard Gibbons honoured at Golfer’s Guide Award Night 2015

Bernard Gibbons honoured at Golfer’s Guide Award Night 2015

Powerscourt Golf Club Manager Bernard Gibbons was recognised in the golf industry this week at the Golfers Guide to Ireland Awards Night 2015. Bernard was presented with a plaque to acknowledge his outstanding service in the golf industry by Golfer's Guide...

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Finding the Recipe

Finding the Recipe

Finding the Recipe I read a nice little story a while back about a young girl starting out in golf and taking a few golf lessons. The Professional after a few sessions got to know the student quite well and...

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Finding the Recipe

Finding the Recipe

Finding the Recipe I read a nice little story a while back about a young girl starting out in golf and taking a few golf lessons. The Professional after a few sessions got to know the student quite well and...

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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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Where to position the trail foot at address

Where to position the trail foot at address

For the purpose of this article I shall use the reference of a golfer playing right handed so their trail foot will be the right foot position. So let’s start with the question - how should the right foot be...

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Early Extension – What is it?

Early Extension – What is it?

Early Extension is one of the most common swing characteristics in golf but it may be a term you are not familiar with. It can simply be defined as any forward movement of the pelvis toward the ball on the...

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Review of Open Week 2013 at Powerscourt Golf Club

Review of Open Week 2013 at Powerscourt Golf Club

Our open week took place this year on Monday the 22nd of July and ended on Saturday the 27th. This year open week was held on our East course and the conditions as usual were immaculat. So often this year...

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Review of Open Week 2013 at Powerscourt Golf Club

Review of Open Week 2013 at Powerscourt Golf Club

Our open week took place this year on Monday the 22nd of July and ended on Saturday the 27th. This year open week was held on our East course and the conditions as usual were immaculat. So often this year...

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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