Established in 1990, our Pawleys Island Golf School is hosted by Pawleys Plantation, an award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature design set among the salt marshes and giant live oaks of the Carolina low-country in Pawleys Island, just south of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Our PGA Golf Instructors offer comprehensive golf instruction for golfers of all ages and abilities, year round.
- In the Top 5 of GOLF magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools
- PGA-certified Golf Instructors
- 4:1 Student to Instructor ratio
- Unanimous 5-star reviews from students
- Affordable — Compare our rates to other top golf schools!
You can stay on-site in a golf villa on a golf school vacation package, or attend as a commuter student.
“Mel Sole Golf School is by far the finest and most fundamentally sound golf school that I’ve experienced.” — Bill Duke, Woodstock, CT.
3-Day Golf Schools include golf instruction on all aspects of your long and short game, utilizing the appropriate practice areas. We use the latest in computerized teaching equipment to diagnose swing problems and to monitor results. Your personal take-home drill tape or DVD is provided for follow-up practice.
Also included with the 3-Day Golf School is a program on the mental aspects of golf, developed by one of the leading sports psychologists, which has had exciting results for our golf school students.
FREE Clubfitting: Students of the 3-Day Golf School program at our Pawleys Island location also get a free clubfitting session with regular tuition rate!
On-course 9-hole playing lessons can also be arranged in the afternoons (additional fees apply.)
Alumni Programs for 3-Day Golf School graduates are also available.
Seniors Golf School is a more relaxed program for golfers aged 60 years and up. Features 2 hours of instruction from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Mon. to Wed. and Thur. to Sat. Video included.
Mel Sole, Master Professional, has over 30 years of teaching experience gained internationally in South Africa, Canada and the USA. His unique approach to the mental side of golf has produced amazing results for golfers who have struggled for years. Mel’s diversified roster of clients includes stars in professional sports, CEO’s of Fortune 500 Companies, and many more golfers of all ages and skill levels.
Tim Calcagno is a Class A PGA Pro with 25 years of teaching experience. Tim enjoyed a stellar playing career as a junior and amateur at state and national level. The enjoyment Tim feels when helping golfers make progress and reach their potential make him an outstanding instructor.
James Arbogast has over 20 years of teaching experience and is recognized as a very accomplished instructor. James served as Head Golf Professional at Grandview Golf Club in Kalkaska, MI. before his passion for the game lead him to the Mel Sole Golf Schools.
Map & Directions
Mel Sole Golf School
680 Pawleys Plantation Rd,
Pawleys Island, SC, 29585