Stressful Golf

Stressful Golf

Golf psychology in broad definition could be described as how our behaviour through our emotions and thoughts relate to our performance. I used to think this was the absolute key to determining whether I would perform at the level I...

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Are you Trying Too Hard!

Are you Trying Too Hard!

It is quite common these days to read or hear the phrase in golf “your trying too hard”. If understood this can be a very useful idiom about how our golf technique works best, however it is more often misconstrued...

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Are you Trying Too Hard!

Are you Trying Too Hard!

It is quite common these days to read or hear the phrase in golf “your trying too hard”. If understood this can be a very useful idiom about how our golf technique works best, however it is more often misconstrued...

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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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Shaping the Perception

Shaping the Perception

Perception is the process of how one interprets or analyses and takes in visual and sensory information. Perception is your way of understanding things and therefore what you are going to respond too. It may not be “the truth”, but it...

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Watch out for the Amygdala

Watch out for the Amygdala

I was watching the conclusion to the Seniors Open Championship played at Royal Birkdale the other day. An American golfer, Mark Wiebe had finished on 9 under and the great German golfer Bernhard Langer was 2 shots better on 11...

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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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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