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Simple Practice Golf Method

Three 15-minutes practise sessions keeping practising fresh! Practice session 1: Pre-shot routine 15 minutes Pick the shot to play with the club Use your “minds eye” to see a clear imagine of the flight of the golf shot you’re about to play Internally feel and believe that you are in a very happy place Make […]

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Golf practice routine

Some say the winter time is a good time to work on your golf swing. Or is it? Perhaps it is, but, if you develop and keep a golf swing practice plan simple to the point. Ensuring to avoid over-complicating your golf swing and how to practice that swing. With this in mind, may I […]

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A golf practice method you can work on…

Practice method to work on: Fact: Typically when you are not playing a lot of golf your hand/eye coordination suffers and I see this a lot when I am looking at how golfers aim their club to their intended targets during a coaching session. In this instance, I suggest to and work with the golfer […]

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Christmas Golf Gifts for Golfers

Five ideas for Christmas golf gifts for golfers Ahhh! Last minute stuff! When you can’t really think about what to buy a golfer for Christmas? Well, I have 5 golf gift categories that might help you decide on a gift to buy. I have picked out these ideas that might help you find the last […]

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John Jacobs 50 Greatest Golfers

John Jacobs 50 Greatest Golfers Since the passing of the famous English golf coach, Mr John Jacobs. I have reread a couple of his books that I have on my bookshelf. Notably, I started reading “50 Greatest Golf Lessons of the Century”. In this book, from the dawn of golf to the modern day golfers, Mr Jacobs talks […]

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Cork Coaching Golf

My approach to Coaching Golf I typically start each of my golf lessons by observing the golfer’s ball flight. I ask a series of questions to identify his or her’s golf skill levels and the amount of golf that they are playing. The golfer would typically start warming up their swing by hitting a series […]

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Five big! Golf equipment myths

Myth 1 – Club Fitting is only for good players Most certainly not, anyone and all golfers should be fitted for their golf clubs. Golf can be a hard game and golf is a hard game to learn. To play better golf, ensure you are custom fitted for the right set of golf clubs for […]

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Show me your best golf swing!

Recently I was working with golfer on his golf swing. After stretching his body and hitting a number of golf shots to warm up his golf swing, he hit two shots straight at the target and then one shot dead left and the next shot dead right. He asked me, “Why do I hit those shots way over […]

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February Golf Notes

Let’s start back practising golf. I am suggesting a lighter gradual approach to practice rather than spending a lot of range time practising too soon. Our goal is to avoid developing bad swing habits or making bad swing habits worse. Practice Golf: The outline practice plan is not to practice too much golf too soon, […]

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Golf Study

Every golfer wants to hit the ball further. We are looking for volunteers to take part in a two month study on “hitting the ball further”. This golf study has already started but we would be delighted with a few more golfers to take part. Our final date for volunteers to start is next Saturday […]

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Golf Lessons in Cork for Christmas

We are offering you a Christmas golf lessons as a present for the golfers in your family. The golf lessons are easy to purchase, you can call or text or email your enquiry. The sale can be process from your smart phone or over a phone call. Please note that we will keep protect your […]

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Golf Repairs in Cork | Loft & Lie check

The Importance of Checking Iron Lofts and Lies Last week during a golf lesson the golfer asked about what can he do about his 5 iron. “I can’t get it into the air” So I suggested we need to check the lofts and the lies of his iron set. We checked the irons using a […]

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Get your golf game started up, April 2014

Take your clubs to your local PGA pro for a health check: You should book your clubs into your local golf repairs shop and check your club’s lofts and lies. Check the clubs grips? Are they too worn out? Set out some specific golf goals for the coming season: Reduce your handicap by a couple […]

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Curing Shanks!

Curing Shanks There is nothing worse than a shank or a hosel rocket! Playing a shank is possibly one of the most destructive shots in golf. Curing shanks is never easy in golf, but what you can do is start working on a new habit. The following two golf swing tips can certainly help golfers cure their […]

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Left and right hand chipping drills

Chipping can sometimes be as confusing as playing golf on ice! Recently I have worked with a few people on their chipping technique. In these cases one of the two hands were too dominant during their chipping action. We use the following drills to add balance/feel/touch to their chipping technique. Main action to develop: Lead […]

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An easy approach to your pre-shot routine

The pre-shot routine… Pick the shot you can play and select the club to play the shot… Use your mind to imagine the ball flying to the target. So you can see and feel (be confident) the shot you are about to play. Now feel and make the best possible practice swing you can make, […]

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Achieving long term goals

Golf Testimonial I received this email this morning and I am delighted to share this new with you… Hi John, Just a quick email to say thanks very much for helping me achieve one of my long term goals. After just two lessons and practising only the drills you prescribed I have managed to break […]

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Swing tips from John Dooley PGA

Practice method | swing tips I was working with a gent today on simplifying his swing-thoughts during his swing/shot. He was in a situation where there was too many thoughts going though his mind as he was hitting the golf ball. As a result of too many thoughts; he ended up trying to swing the […]

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A recent testimonial

Good Afternoon John, I felt out of courtesy to yourself John that I ought to send a formal & very sincere thank you to you for sticking with me and persevering with me yesterday and to give you some feedback. What I valued and was most impressed with was the fact that you battled to […]

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