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Address: 680 Pawleys Plantation Rd, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8393
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+1 843-237-4993
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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2nd Time around, keeps getting better

Recently attended Mel Sole's golf school at Tupelo Bay. David Olberding was my instructor. Can't thank him enough for pinpointing the adjustments I need to make to my golf swing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently attended Mel Sole's golf school at Tupelo Bay. David Olberding was my instructor. Can't thank him enough for pinpointing the adjustments I need to make to my golf swing and giving me a detailed drill to take away and work on so that i can continue to work on it and improve. This was my second time around at... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After attending the Mel Sole Golf School before at Pawley's Plantation. This year at Tupelo Bay all can say is WOW! The golf instruction just keeps getting better, and now with Flightscope, that information was very helpful. Both Mel, Rosemary and their staff take such great care of you with scheduling both additional tee times and dinner reservation. I'm looking... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I recently attended a 2-day golf school, exclusively with Mel Sole, at Tupelo Bay. By far the best golf school and instruction we have experienced. Mel is a master at critiquing your golf swing and prescribing individual drills. The follow up email videos containing Mel's comments and visual feedback are worth their weight in gold. A wonderful... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Three day golf school taught by an experienced instructor was excellent. Class size ranged between 2 and 4 students with plenty of individualized instruction. This would be a fabulous school for families or Couples with varying golf abilities. Experts and novices alike would benefit from Mel's individualized attention and use of video analysis and individually prescribed drills to improve their... More 

Thank Jeff44122
Columbus, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

After 4 trips over the last years, I still want to return for more! My son and I took a chance on Mel Sole as golfers desiring to get better. We have achieved more than getting better -- we have made a lifelong friend in Mel. He is super knowledgeable. More than that he is a ton of fun. If... More 

Thank Mike F
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was at best a reluctant beginner at golf when I attended Mel Sole's golf school with my partner for three days of instruction. Mel completely changed my mind about this game. He is an amazing teacher in every way. Not only does he know his craft (and teaches it with humour and graciousness) but I found him to be... More 

Thank samtucker2016
Usak Province, Turkey
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Mel works with where you are in your golf game. He doesn't see everyone as "cookie cutter". What is right for the next person may not be right for you and Mel sees that. Would definitely recommend Mel and plan on a refresher course as well.

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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Mel is a great teacher . He is more than that though . He goes way out of his way to ensure that you not only learn at the school but that you also enjoy your stay in Pawleys Island . I've attended this school each of the last few years and I will return again . I can't recommend... More 

Thank golfstudent
McKinney, Texas
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was our first time at Mel's Golf School. Our friends were very complimentary about Mels school, experiencing the school exceeded our expectations. This 3 day training taught us how to practice golf, apply what we learned as well as course management. It was amazing learning how to shave points off our game by learning techniques of sand, chipping, pitching... More 

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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This was the third year in a row we've taken the 3-day school and again it was excellent. Mel is a gifted teacher with a passion for the game and a love of people. We are so glad to have found such good instruction. His knowledge of the game is both broad and deep and he shares it with enthusiasm.... More 

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