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The Scoring School

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I’m delighted to announce I’m delivering a unique experience with fellow PGA Coach Johnny Foster on Friday May 13th. The Scoring School. I have worked Johnny for a few of years now on a couple of projects including The Paddy Harrington Scholarship programme at Maynooth University and more recently as part of The ILGU High […]

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The 5 strategies used by the best players I’ve worked with

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I have taken some time to reflect on how this season has gone so far for the player’s I have the pleasure of working with. During this I started to notice a pattern among the players that have progressed most. Like any coach I can only help a player to the extent that they are […]

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What I learned from Pete Cowen

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I had the pleasure of listening to Leading European Tour Coach Pete Cowen speak yesterday. He coaches Greame McDowell, Fed Ex Cup Champ Henrik Stenson and Louis Ousthuizen to name but a few. I got a lot of value from the presentation. I always find when you meet someone who has reached the top in […]

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Take the Carl Sagan approach to your game

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Carl Sagan more associated with his work on the cosmos than sports, has some great advice on blending an openness to new ideas with a healthy skepticism. Although he was referring to science I believe the same approach could be taken to your golf game. You must remain open to new ideas and opportunities to […]

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Can you benefit from the ‘Jim McGuinness Effect’?

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Like pretty much every other Donegal native. I have a fascination with what Jim McGuinness has managed to achieve with the Donegal football team. I guess as a sports coach what has gone on in my home county since 2011 is all the more fascinating. Every word that Jim has spoken and every line written […]

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Do you putt without a doubt!

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Mark O’Meara who is well known as Tiger’s best friend within the tour ranks was once asked what made Tiger such a prolific winner during his peak around 2000-2001 and his reply was ‘He had absence of doubt’. Doubt in any aspect of life can be very destructive, in golf it is fatal. We have […]

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Good Ball Striking the key to good putting at Augusta

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The greens at Augusta are always a point of huge debate. Every year we see great players looking foolish as they struggle with the lightening pace of the Augusta greens. Good putting is usually a key feature in the performance of the man standing with a green jacket on, come Sunday afternoon. When Tiger won […]

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Don’t work at your game, play it!

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In the past I would always have been an advocate of stressing the need to work at everything we do. I would have been disappointed if one the players that I spend time with wasn’t showing the work ethic that I thought they needed to get to the level I thought they were capable of. However after […]

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The 60 Day Practice Challenge

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The 60 day practice challenge is based on this article by Daniel Coyle of The Talent Code fame. The idea of the challenge is to prove that success is knowing that you did everything you could to become the best you are capable of. For the sake of this challenge that involves practicing for 60 consecutive days […]

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My New Website

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This is my first blog post since getting my website redesigned and I have to say it’s been a brilliant learning experience. Although my last website served me well and got my message out there I always thought the general appearance was a little amateurish and didn’t reflect the level of professionalism I strive to […]

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