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Address: 680 Pawleys Plantation Rd, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8393
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Golf School operating year round at Pawleys Plantation, a Jack Nicklaus...

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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Great return visit to Mel Sole Golf School

I went to Mel Sole Golf School in March for a three day lesson with David Olberding, to follow up on a weekend of lessons about a year ago. I am a beginner. This time we focused... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I went to Mel Sole Golf School in March for a three day lesson with David Olberding, to follow up on a weekend of lessons about a year ago. I am a beginner. This time we focused in particular on turning my body more when I swing, as well as making effective contact with the ball. David has a lot... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great experience and great time. Mel is a great teacher and hoped me emiencly. My ball striking, chipping, putting and the 30-75 yard approach shots have never been better. I highly recommend his school and I am going back. I wish we had more time for sand trap lessons, but with the rain we had before and our day of... More 

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Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Learned a lot. Not so easy to apply initially but Dave, the instructor at the Grand Dunes location in Myrtle Beach, was great. He pulled it all together for us. Would recommend. We would definitely schedule more lessons if we return to the area. Well worth the cost. Management was very considerate and helpful, including the owner Mel.

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Thank Creaky_Kneez
Marlton, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is a great golf school! I am a beginner golfer. Mel took his time to teach and encourage until I had the basics of each skill set down. It will improve your game. I would recommend to anyone.

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Thank heather k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

For 3 days, 3.5 hours per day, Mel breaks the game down to the various skill sets. But here's where he differs from other instructors: Day one he gives you a personality test, which tells him HOW he should teach you. For me, I'm hands off, show me what to do, and let me work. For my wife, her test... More 

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Thank Marc K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Prior to this lesson, I had only done one round of golf (which had gone terribly, obviously). David helped build the fundamentals of my swing and put me on the path towards good golf. He kept things simple and didn't try to do too much in one day. The video analysis was very useful and I like that we used... More 

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Central PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Attended the golf school two times and it has definitely helped me to improve my game! Highly recommend enrolling!

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Thank SmallTownerGirl
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Anyone serious...or not that serious about golf but who enjoys the game should attend the school. It will enhance your game and make it a lot more enjoyable. It does not matter what level you are. Beginner or low handicap Mel has something for you. He has a lot of stories that will stick to you and a lot of... More 

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Thank JustMe4u2
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

My husband & I took the 3 day school. We learned sooooo much!!!!! Mel is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet. He makes you feel so comfortable no matter what your skill level is. He is very encouraging, he can break down the game down into simple terms. Phenomenal teaching skills. He videos your swing, at the... More 

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Thank scarlettnoggin
Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

My wife and I both attended the three day Pawley's Island school and received instruction from Mel Sole. The instruction was quite personalized. Mel prescribed different drills for each of us to help correct existing faults and gave us a great road map for improvement. It was a great learning experience and we both plan to return again soon.

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