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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #68 NPR

I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #68 NPR   A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  NPR is Nearest Point of Relief!

Today we discuss the procedure for dropping a ball off a cart path.  We all know that we need to drop at the nearest point of relief.  However, you cannot automatically assume that because the ball is closer to one side of the cart path than the other, that this is the side you are going to take relief.  Check out the correct procedure right here!

The Rule.

When you ball lands on a . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #67

I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #67  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole. Today we talk about marking the ball on the putting green and a change in the rules re Viewer call in.  I explain right here!

Viewer Call-In.

As of January 1, 2018 viewers can no longer call in to influence player penalties.  If the people in their group did not see an infraction, then no infraction will be assessed.  I like this rule because Lexi Thompson was recently robbed of a Major Championship title, not because the viewer called in but that . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #66

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #66   A Provisional Ball or Another Ball? A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today we talk about the difference between a provisional ball and "another" ball.  A big difference in the outcome if you don't know this rule.  Check it out!

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.  Knwing the . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #65

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #65  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today I clarify what "casual water" is and what to do when you face this situation when you are in a bunker.  Knowing the rules will always save you shots on the golf course.  My motto is Know the Rules.  Lower Your Scores!

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #64 Pitch Marks

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #64  Pitch Marks A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Two more important etiquette rules around the green.  Repairing a pitch mark and where to park your golf cart.

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC. Follow along as I talk about 2 important etiquette procedures that make the game more pleasurable . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #63 Flagstick

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #63  Flagstick A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today we talk about the correct etiquette with regards to the flagstick and the putting green.  

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

Flag In or Flag Out?

When I am playing on the course and someone else is putting there . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #62 Relief

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #62 Relief  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  A Nice and simple interpretation of the rules today.  When taking a drop, when do you take one club length and when do you take two?  Pretty simple!

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC. Follow along as I describe when to take . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #61 Aiming

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #61 Aiming

Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #61 Aiming  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  This week's theme is "accuracy" and what do the rules of golf have to do with accuracy.  Well, Rule 8-2a allows a player to place a club on the ground to help them aim correctly, as long as the player picks up that club before hitting the shot.  Here's how to do this!

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #60

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #60

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #60

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.   Today I present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #60.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.   I discuss taking full advantage of the teeing ground.  Allowing yourself both the maximum advantage in the distance and hitting from the correct side of the tee box will help you hit . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #59 Manners.

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #59 Manners.

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #59 Manners.

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.  We conduct 1, 2 and 3-day golf schools, hourly golf lessons, and senior golf schools.  Any type of golf instruction program your heart desires.  Give us a call at 800-624-4653 or 843-237-4993 and we will be happy to put a package . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #58

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #58

Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #58

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.  We conduct 1, 2 and 3-day golf schools, hourly golf lessons, and senior golf schools.  Any type of golf instruction program your heart desires.  Give us a call at 800-624-4653 or 843-237-4993 and we will be happy to put a package together . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #56. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is October 4, 2017, and we present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #56.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  An incident happened in the match in the Presidents Cup between Jordan Spieth, Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Day that give me fodder to improve your knowledge of the sometimes complicated Rules of Golf!

https://youtu.be/iNHzpwJkbeM

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