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Mel Sole Golf School

680 Pawleys Plantation Rd, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8393
+1 843-237-4993
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Finally found the perfect instructor!

Three days with Mel at his school on Pawley's Island was what I've needed for many years. He makes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ruthandred
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Norfolk, Virginia
Wonderful Golf Experience

My wife and I were picking up the game after a many year layoff. We both have old ingrained swing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph W
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Yorktown, Virginia
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Golf School operating year round at Pawleys Plantation, a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course 30 minutes south of Myrtle Beach. 3-day schools, 1 and 2-day programs, private lessons, and 2-hour group clinics. For all skill levels. Parent/Child Programs also available. Stay & play on-site with our 'Best Ever Golf School' package or attend as a Commuter Student. Computerized video analysis and personal take-home video via CD or email. A GOLF Magazine "TOP 25 USA Golf Schools" since 1991.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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680 Pawleys Plantation Rd, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8393
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three days with Mel at his school on Pawley's Island was what I've needed for many years. He makes detailed and precise recommendations for your swing and reaches all of the standard golf shots. I will be back and recommend him to all who need...More

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melsole2248, Owner at Mel Sole Golf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words. Look forward to helping you with your golf game again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were picking up the game after a many year layoff. We both have old ingrained swing flaws and were quite rusty, so decided to try out the Mel Sole Golf School before we played. We both have had some instruction in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mel Sole is a phenomenal instructor. He shares his passion for golf and tailors his teaching to players of different skill levels. He explains everything clearly and effectively and diagnoses what needs to be improved. He is very personable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone to Mel's golf school 4 times, as I had 30+ years of ingrained bad habits. Many professionals have tried to help "fix me", but it has always been band-aid fixes of this and that. Mel helped me truly understand the mechanics of...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

I'm 81-years-old and attended Mel's 3-day school in April, 2018 along with my brother (70) and son (57). We thoroughly enjoyed Mel's expert instruction and the friendly assistance from Rosemary. We learned how to improve our golf from tee to bunker and green. And he...More

Thank oscarlima36
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melsole2248, Owner at Mel Sole Golf School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. I really ejoyed working with all 3 of you and look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future! Regards, Mel.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Attended a three day school to sharpen my game. I carry a 16 index with a better swing than that. Mel recognized this and provided the instruction to me in a manner I can repeat on my own. The facility is located in a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Today a friend and I finished a three day golf school at the Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Our instructor David Olberding was outstanding. His knowledge of all aspects of the game and his ability to analyze a player’s game was extraordinary....More

Thank Thomas B
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melsole, Owner at Mel Sole Golf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, Thomas. We hope to see you again in the not too distant furture to continue on your golf game!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

There is a very good reason that Mel and the golf school has a 5 star rating - they very much deserve it. Rosemary does an excellent job setting everything up for the trip. Mel does a great job working with students in a very...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I have played golf for over 60 years. I have taken lessons from a number of the top instructors in the country whose names you would recognize. Mel Sole is superior in three (3) respects: first, he helped me understand the triggers of the swing...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I did the three day senior package. We were very impressed with the whole experience. Dave Olbering is a world class instructor on many levels. I am a 53 yr old With limited experience and the drills he showed us were more...More

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