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Christmas Coach Calendar – PGA Professional Quote Posters6 min read


Posted on: 22nd Dec 2016

On each day of Advent, the PGAs of Europe #ChristmasCoachCalendar reveals another Coach’s words of wisdom, inspiration and experience – and you can download each one as a poster.

See below for each day’s PGA Professional and the links to download the posters.

 

Day 22 – Damian MacPherson

“Be open minded and make every effort to develop your knowledge and skills to then use in a work situation. I would summarize in 4 words: LEARN, USE, ADAPT and GROW.”

Damian MacPherson (PGA of Hungary)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hWCUZX

Day 21 – Paul Eales

“The first way to keep people in the sport is to let them play…”

Paul Eales (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hSL45j

Day 20 – Mike Walker

“The day you stop learning is the day it’s time to hang up your boots and do something else.”

Mike Walker (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hBtNPQ

Day 19 – Steven Orr

“The essence of what we do as coaches every day is to try and change habits – technical, mental routine-driven – it is essentially changing behaviour”

Steven Orr (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2h5agbF

Day 18 – Pete Cowen

“With everybody what you’re trying to do is constant improvement of the same thing…so they know that when they’re stood on the first tee under the most extreme pressure it works.”

Pete Cowen (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hGDs8r

Day 17 – Andrew Knott

“Don’t believe everything you read or hear from people who have only scratched the surface – nothing is ever quite what it seems at face value.”

Andrew Knott (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hTCpSU

Day 16 – Tony Bennett

“If you want some things to change, then you have to change some things.”

Tony Bennett (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hzIhQL

Day 15 – Michel Vanmeerbeek

“Handling pressure? Do what you’re good at! Don’t try silly strategies or shots you’re not really confortable with.”

Michel Vanmeerbeek (PGA of Belgium)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hsqW9A

Day 14 – Keith Williams

“I always advise players to enjoy the experience. Have fun…whatever the score it’s a privilege to play at any level!”

Keith Williams (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gFm7Nr

Day 13 – Stefan Gort

“Say welcome to the funny or strange thoughts or impression in your mind, welcome them to your world and make it your friend. Don’t fight the thought; it will only become stronger. The more you accept new situations, the easier it is to deal with.”

Stefan Gort (PGA of Switzerland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hkZs5L

Day 12 – Stéphane Bachoz

“Golf is not only a sport but also a GAME, filled with values and virtues. This is what makes it accessible to everyone and not just to sportsmen.”

Stéphane Bachoz (PGA of France)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hkJpri

Day 11 – Ian Peek

“Coaches need to understand all of the barriers that may be in place when a plater undergoes transition from amateur to professional golf or junior to senior golf.”

Ian Peek (PGA of Germany)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2hBDFpM

Day 10 – Jim van Heuven van Staereling

“In golf clubs where juniors are successful, there is a leader. There is always someone who leads the programme and has owndership.”

Jim van Heuven van Staereling (PGA of Holland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gqfxud

Day 09 – Paul Eales

“We must not restrict a student’s learning based on our beliefs.”

Paul Eales (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gjPIvC

Day 08 – Annemieke de Goederen

“Golf is changing: less traditional, less strokeplay, less 18 holes. People want different things than they did 30 years ago…we need to find out what the golfer of today actually wants.”

Annemieke de Goederen (PGA of Holland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gjOLSv

Day 07 – Sarah Bennett

“It is vital to have an understanding and up to date knowledge of technological advancements from a coaching perspective. But what’s really important is having the skill to utilise each one in the most effective and suitable way for each different client.”

Sarah Bennett (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2h5OfZF

Day 06 – Butch Harmon

“Always have a target in your practice – if you aim at nothing you’re going to hit it every time.”

Butch Harmon (PGA of America)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2g1VLA2

Day 05 – David Leadbetter

“That’s the great thing about this game, you continue learning…I think if you’re not learning then you’re going backwards.”

David Leadbetter (PGA of America)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gTgpDZ

Day 04 – David Kearney

“The environment we create as coaches is vitally important for our students – are we going to tell people what to do or help them help themselves?”

David Kearney (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2gTXY2u

Day 03 – Ian Peek

“The key to having a successful transition is for the player and coach together to know where the barriers are…”

Ian Peek (PGA of Germany)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2h65sT3

Day 02 – Jim van Heuven van Staereling

“Junior coaching has to be fun – if there is no fun then just stop. The Learning should be hidden in the fun – they don’t know it. But you do.”

Jim van Heuven van Staereling (PGA of Holland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2h1C4NV

Day 01 – Steven Orr

“Whether you’re trying to change something huge or just one thing, if you start tiny you’ll see great results.”

Steven Orr (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland)

Click here to download the Poster for FREE – http://eur.pe/2fJZRS8