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When is a Pitch not a Pitch?

When is a Pitch not a Pitch?

When is a Pitch not a Pitch?

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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Chipping out of thick rough!

Chipping out of thick rough!

Today is May 26th, 2018 and we present Chipping out of thick rough! Short Game Saturday #89.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

Chipping out of thick rough!

Chipping out of the thick grass can be a challenge.  Particularly if the grass is growing towards you.  The usual tendency is for the clubhead to get stuck in the . . .

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Chipping up a steep bank!

Chipping up a steep bank!

Today is May 19th, 2018 and we present Chipping up a steep bank!  Short Game Saturday #88.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

Chipping up a steep bank!

Practice all parts of your short game, particularly shots you don't regularly practice on the range.  When you have a shot up a steep bank, you need to know . . .

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Hit Better Chip Shots. Use the Bounce!

Hit Better Chip Shots. Use the Bounce!

Today is April 14th, 2018 and we present Hit Better Chip Shots.  Use the Bounce! Short Game Saturday #83.  A Golf Video Bog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

Hit Better Chip Shots. Use the Bounce!

For the most part, I teach using a low lofted club when chipping.  Usually a 6, 7 8 or 9 iron.  However, when chipping into the grain . . .

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5 Short Game Shots

5 Short Game Shots.

Today is March 3rd, 2018 and we present the 5 Short Game Shots.  Short Game Saturday #77.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School.

The short game is so critical if you wish to become a steady and consistent golfer.  These 5 short game shots will add to your repertoire of shots around the green, and make you an amazing short game wizard! 

The 5 Short Game Shots.

  1. Pitch Shot.  The pitch shot . . .

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bump and run

The benefit of the bump and run shot.

Today is January 30th, 2018 and we present the benefit of the bump and run shot. Trouble Shot Tuesday #73.  A Golf Video Blog with Director of Instruction and Master Professional Mel Sole of the Mel Sole Golf School

What is a bump and run shot?

A bump and run shot is when you land the ball short of the green and let it run on.  You are "bumping" the ball into a slope or the fringe to allow the higher grass the help slow the ball down.  This will . . .

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great chipping

Short Game #67 Chipping

I present Short Game #67 Chipping  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Golfers who struggle with their chipping are the subject of today's blog.  With the use of an alignment stick, you can use this to improve your chipping.

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 and learn to improve your chipping technique.

Club . . .

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Short Game Saturday #63 Softness

Today I present Short Game Saturday #63 Softness  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  When working on your short game, remember to work not only on the correct mechanics but get some softness, rhythm, and feel into the shot as well.

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. Watch as I demonstrate how to take the tension out . . .

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Short Game Saturday #58 Hybrids.

Short Game Saturday #58 Hybrids.

Short Game Saturday #58 Hybrids when and how to use them around the 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.  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 . . .

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Short Game Saturday #57 Pitchip?

Short Game Saturday #57 Pitchip?

Short Game Saturday #57 Pitchip?

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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Technical Thursday #56. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is October 5th, 2017, and we present Technical Thursday #56.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today we give you several ways of chipping without breaking the lead wrist.  This will lead to much more consistent chipping because the loft is exactly the same each time, and therefore the roll is the same each time.

https://youtu.be/6q4xnD1LSaw

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

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Trouble Shot Tuesday #55. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is September 26th, 2017, and we present Trouble Shot Tuesday #55.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today I respond to a request from Leslie Buchanan of Charlottesville, VA, a long time student of mine who asks about a downhill chip shot to a green below the level of the ball.  Here you are Leslie, enjoy!

https://youtu.be/FMxEMz-DJdc

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

P.S. I will redo this tip later in the week with better sound!

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