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New Year's Resolutions and Habit Formation

I’m sure we have all set New Year’s Resolutions in the past, and some have been successful, but most have not. I just read a most interesting book by Charles Duhigg titled The Power of Habit, Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. Duhigg’s basic premise is that “Transforming a habit isn’t […]

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Dr. Gary Wiren Comes to College of Golf

Dr. Gary Wiren, PGA Master Professional and author of The PGA Teaching Manual, spoke to the Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management student body on Monday, November 4th. Dr. Wiren spoke at length about his concept of the golf swing, how to learn, how to teach, how to play, and the importance of […]

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College of Golf Students Compete with Hickory Shafted Golf Clubs

Seventy-five first semester students at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management participated in a scramble golf tournament using hickory shafted golf clubs during their History of Golf class this week. The students dressed in period clothing and used mid-irons, mashies, niblicks, and putters with hickory shafts to play The Legacy Golf Club Yellow […]

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College of Golf Video: Programs, Instructors, and Facilities

A video overview of College of Golf at Keiser University and what we can offer our students.

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NCCGA Florida Regional Tournament II

NCCGA Florida Regional Tournament II October 12th & 13th Santa Lucia River Club & Legacy Golf Club; Port St. Lucie, Florida Format: Stroke Play – 8 Member Teams – Best five individual low scores per team   Participating Teams: Keiser University, UCF, FSU Results: 1st Place – Keiser University – 2 Day Total 800 2nd […]

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College of Golf Graduate Named as Partner for Golf USA Stuart

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. —  The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) is pleased to announce that graduate Mark Phillips has been named as managing partner of the Golf USA in Stuart, Fla. “At Keiser University College of Golf and Sport Management, we work extremely hard to provide our students with the […]

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KU COG National Collegiate Club Golf Association Golf Team Results

KU COG National Collegiate Club Golf Association Golf Team Members (from left to right) Alex Robinson Colby Takushi Casey Callahan (Coach John Callahan’s son – fan and cheerleader) Sean Pemberton DJ Richards John Callahan (Team Coach) Andrew Kouns (Team Captain) Craig Dollar Nick Saupe David Money   NCCGA Tournament Update Florida Regional Tournament […]

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The Presidents Cup

The Presidents Cup is being held this weekend and is proving to be an entertaining competition. The U.S. Team takes a slim lead (3 ½ to 2 ½) into Friday’s round, and U.S. Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III found a new friend – Sammy the Squirrel (see picture below). The U.S. holds an overall […]

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Australian PGA Professional Peter Croker Visits College of Golf

Peter Croker stopped by Keiser University College of Golf on Wednesday to visit with Dr. Eric Wilson, Executive Director of Golf Operations, and present to the entire College of Golf student body. Following his presentations, he provided individual instruction to College of Golf students well into the evening. Peter has been a prominent figure in […]

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College of Golf Graduate Completes PGA PGM Program

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management August 2011 graduate, completed the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGM) program on Friday, August 23rd. Mark is the first College of Golf graduate to complete this program and attain his PGA Class A Membership. Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Master Professional and Executive Director of Golf Operations for […]

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Don't Chase the Numbers and Sacrifice Your Ability to Play the Game

With the fantastic technology available to golfers today, there exists a danger that we may become “technology bound” when working on our golf games. Launch monitors such as TrackMan, Flight Scope, Achiever, and Foresight provide outstanding feedback on launch conditions, club movement, and resulting golf ball flight. However, if we don’t take care, we can […]

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Guest Speaker Retail Management Classes

Today the Retail Management classes had the pleasure of Mary Lee Cobick as a guest speaker. Ms. Cobick is an LPGA Class A member, manager of Golf Professional Services, Head Golf Professional at Okeeheelee Golf Course, and President of the Junior Golf Foundation of America, Inc. Ms. Cobick manages and buys the merchandise for three […]

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High School Golf Team visits Keiser University College of Golf

Nine members of the John Carroll High School Varsity Golf Team visited The College of Golf at Keiser University this past Friday for an afternoon of fun and training. The young team, comprising mainly of freshmen and sophomores is led by Coach John Raines who has built a very successful program. The team worked on […]

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Ken Martin Finishes 2nd in PGA Senior Section Championship

Ken Martin, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and General Management, and faculty member at Keiser University College of Golf, fired rounds of 68-71 = 139 (5 under par) to finish 2nd out of 78 competitors in the South Florida PGA Senior Section Championship August 5th and 6th on the Rees Jones Golf Club at the […]

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A Brush With History

I received a phone call last week from Dr. Bob Raynes, father of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Medicine Advisory Board Member Mr. Bob Raynes, telling me about Charles E. “Chuck” MacCallum, a gentleman who wanted to donate 75 golf books from his collection to our library. Some of the books date from […]

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