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Paul Dewland joins BGGA as mental performance coach

Paul Dewland, renowned Mental Performance Coach to PGA Tour and LPGA professionals, joins the Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) coaching staff to assist in the mental training of its student-athletes.

Dewland brings more than 20 years of experience to BGGA and has an impressive track record turning around the mental games of many top professionals and amateurs.

“Paul is a great guy and comes from a great background,” said BGGA Director of Instruction Kevin Smeltz. “Paul’s background includes the junior academy environment as well as working with a lot of professionals on the PGA Tour and LPGA. He has experience with elite players and some of the best players in the world, and he can transfer and relate that same information to our students. Paul is a great addition to our team.”

Dewland has clients on all the major professional golf tours and will use that same knowledge to help BGGA student-athletes take their games to the next level. He has also worked with top-level amateurs including several national amateur champions, Division I and II college players and two national golf teams.

To start the new school year, Dewland conducted mental game assessments with each junior golfer at BGGA and developed an individual plan for their mental game. Dewland will work alongside the BGGA coaching staff to implement his mental techniques. Dewland is a Certified Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (INLPTA).