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Preventing the Thin Shot - 1 Move!

Preventing the Thin Shot – 1 Move!

Preventing the Thin Shot - 1 Move!

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school . . .

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Preventing the fat shot - 1 Move

Preventing the fat shot – 1 Move

Preventing the fat shot - 1 Move

Monthly Golf Tips by the Mel Sole Golf School.

A "fat" shot is when the club head strikes the ground before the ball. In other words, you hit the big ball before the little ball! Hitting the ball fat can be caused by one of two things or a combination of both.

Reasons.

1. Starting the downswing with your arms instead of with a lateral weight shift. As you can see in picture #1, the hip has "spun out" preventing the weight . . .

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Playing out of firm bunker sand

Playing out of firm bunker sand

Playing out of firm bunker sand

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school . . .

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Square Shoulders for Good Putting!

Square Shoulders for Good Putting!

Square Shoulders for Good Putting!

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school or . . .

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The "Tomahawk" Bunker Shot

The “Tomahawk” Bunker Shot

The "Tomahawk" Bunker Shot

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school or a . . .

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Getting rid of the shanks

Cure For Those Dreaded “Shanks”

Cure For Those Dreaded "Shanks"

Monthly Golf Tips by the Mel Sole Golf School.

This month's tip is suggested by George Chase, who emailed me saying "I am shanking all my shots from my 2 iron down.  Please help!"

Well, George, help is just a click away!

The shank is such a devastating shot.  It can stick in your mind for a long time if you do not get rid of it immediately!

The main reason for a shank is that . . .

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Keep the Shoulders Square at Impact.

Keep the Shoulders Square at Impact.

Keep the Shoulders Square at Impact.

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school . . .

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The Importance of the "Spine Angle"

The Importance of the “Spine Angle”

The Importance of the "Spine Angle" 

Monthly Golf  Tip by the Mel Sole Golf School.

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 . . .

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The "Role" of the Hands Through Impact

The “Role” of the Hands Through Impact

The "Role" of the Hands Through Impact

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter . . .

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Downswing Key - The the Rear Forearm

Downswing Key – The the Rear Forearm

Downswing Key - The Rear Forearm

Monthly Golf Tip by the Mel Sole Golf School.

This month's tip was a request from Matt Glenn of Grove City, PA  who asks, "Even though I know  I need to "drop" the club into the slot on the downswing, I seem to have a problem accomplishing that. An "over the top swing" is something I struggle to get rid of. Can you help?"

Sure, Matt.  The Downswing Key - The Rear Forearm is the correct answer here.  A move that . . .

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How to swing with 90% power.

How to swing with 90% power.

How to swing with 90% power.

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.  We will be happy to book a commuter school . . .

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