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Can I have a No Backswing Golf Swing?

Can I have a No Backswing Golf Swing?

Today is June 20th, 2018 and we present Can I have a No Backswing Golf Swing?  Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #93.  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.

Last Week's Quiz.

This actually happened to me way back when I was playing on the South African Sunshine Tour. It was during . . .

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2 Scenarios for a Lost Ball on the Golf Course.

2 Scenarios for a Lost Ball on the Golf Course.

Today is June 6th, 2018 (and not June 7th as I stated in the video) and we present 2 Scenarios for a Lost Ball on the Golf Course.  Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #91.  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.

2 Scenarios for a Lost Ball on the Golf Course.

This weeks quiz is a two-part question . . .

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When is a Provisional Ball not a Provisional Ball?

When is a Provisional Ball not a Provisional Ball?

Today is May 30th, 2018 and we present When is a Provisional Ball not a Provisional Ball?  Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #90.  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.

When is a Provisional Ball not a Provisional Ball?

This week's question addresses the situation where a player hits a tee shot and is unable to see the result . . .

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Is the golf ball in or out of bounds?

Is the golf ball in or out of bounds?

Today is May 23rd, 2018 and we present Is the golf ball in or out of bounds? Rules & Etiquette #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.

Is the golf ball in or out of bounds?

A golf ball comes to rest against an out of bounds fence.  The pole supporting the fence is on the golf course . . .

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May I Replace a Divot that is on my Line but Off the Green?

May I Replace a Divot that is on my Line but Off the Green?

Today is April 18th, 2018 and we present May I Replace a Divot that is on my Line but Off the Green?  Wednesday Rules and Etiquette #84.  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.

Lately, I have decided that instead of just showing a rules situation and giving you the correct procedure, I have turned this into a quiz.  This blog is now a learning . . .

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Know the Rules. Lower Your Scores!

Know the Rules. Lower Your Scores!

Today is April 4th, 2018 and we present Know the Rules.  Lower Your Scores! Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #82.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

Know the Rules.  Lower Your Scores!

Last week I posed a question to all my viewers and turned the Rules and Etiquette Wednesday into a quiz. 

Player A hits his drive over the green. His partner sees a . . .

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What is Advice on the Golf Course?

What is Advice on the Golf Course?

Today is March 14th, 2018 and we present What is Advice on the Golf Course?  Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #79.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole, Director of Instruction and Master Professional at the Mel Sole Golf School at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.

What is Advice on the Golf Course?

 In order to maintain a fair and even competition, the United States Golfers Association (USGA) has designated . . .

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Red, White and Blue Stakes on the Course!

Red, White and Blue Stakes on the Course!

Today is March 7th, 2018 and we present Red, White and Blue Stakes on the Course! Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #78.  A Golf Video Blog with Director of Instruction and Master Professional Mel Sole of the Mel Sole Golf School.

Red, White and Blue Stakes.

Red (or Yellow) Stakes.

Most golfers know that a red stake denotes a lateral hazard and a yellow stake denotes a hazard.  What a lot of golfers don't know is that they re both movable obstructions and you can move . . .

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #70. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is January 10th, 2018, and we present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #70. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today we talk about what you can and cannot remove from a bunker before you play your shot.  By knowing this rule, you can save strokes the next time you are faced with this dilemma!

https://youtu.be/4qYGlSSoEsU

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #66. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is December 13th, 2017, and we present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #66.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  Today we talk about the difference between a provisional ball and "another" ball.  Big difference in the outcome if you don't know this rule.  Check it out!

https://youtu.be/vqXuEjMIiQQ

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #65. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is December 6th, 2017, and we 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.

https://youtu.be/5J_8TpJZfoU

Situation: Mel Sole Golf School.

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Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #61. A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.

Today is November 8th, 2017, and we present Rules & Etiquette Wednesday #61.  A Golf Video Blog with Mel Sole.  This weeks 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!

https://youtu.be/q6e-s2X-um0

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

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