Campus News and Events

Keiser University College of Golf Students Volunteer for Special Olympics Tournament

Several Keiser University College of Golf students recently volunteered their time to support the 2016 Florida Special Olympics State Golf Tournament which was held at the Disney World Magnolia Golf Course in Orlando, Florida. Florida Special Olympics State Golf Tournament As play commenced, 200 athletes playing in all five levels of Special Olympics golf were […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Instructors Provide Training to Florida High School Golf Coaches

Keiser University College of Golf Program Director Brian Hughes, a PGA Master Professional, and John Callahan, a PGA Professional, Professor and Golf Magazine Adjunct Top 100 Instructor, recently conducted a Coaches Clinic at Keiser University’s Flagship Campus for 12 Florida High School Golf Coaches. Hughes and Callahan thanked the Florida High School Athletic Association and […]

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Keiser University’s Flagship Campus Supports Charity Golf Tournament

When you earn a golf degree,  from Keiser University’s College of Golf you’re getting more than the typical golf college experience. Dr. J. B. Ward, the Keiser University Flagship Campus Department Chair for Hospitality Management, coordinated and directed volunteer activities for a recent Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Charity Golf Tournament which was held at […]

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College of Golf Graduates from Keiser University Flagship Campus

John McMurry, Dr. Brian Hughes, Philip Rother, Raphael Tolentino, Stanley Doura-Lamur, Michael Tree, Christopher Psetas and Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University’s recent Pinning Ceremony marked the end of educational experiences and the beginning of golf industry careers for several thankful College of Golf graduates. The affair, held at the Keiser University Flagship Campus’ Jeannette Hare […]

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College of Golf Students Gain Appreciation for Persimmon Woods and Blade Irons

Keiser University College of Golf students recently participated in a scramble golf tournament using persimmon woods and blade irons. Using clubs from the 1960’s and 70’s to play The Palmer Course at PGA National Golf Club, History of Golf class members Ryan Easson, Ian Wrightson, and Jason Fowler emerged victorious with a score of 4-under […]

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Keiser University Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Golf Match and Camp

Keiser University Bachelor of Science in Sport Management students recently enjoyed the opportunity to volunteer at South Florida’s Tri-County Junior Golf Match and a partnering Junior Golf Foundation of America (JGFA) camp. In addition to assisting with staging and other preparations for the match, group members served as rules officials, driving range attendants, walking scorers, and shuttle […]

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Students Work With The Junior Golf Foundation of America

Keiser University Bachelor of Science in Sport Management students recently volunteered to work one of longest running junior events played in South Florida. This is the 33rd year of the Tri-County Junior Golf Matches, featuring 90 junior golfers from Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade counties. The Junior Golf Foundation of America (JFGA) , a non-profit […]

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2016 PGA Merchandise Show

Keiser University Flagship Campus College of Golf & Sport Management students will attend the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida next week. Students will visit exhibitors in the following areas: Teaching, Training Aids, and Instruction; Golf Equipment; Golf Fitness, Health, Nutrition, and Wellness; Products and Services; Apparel and […]

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2016 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers Summit

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Executive Director of Golf Operations and PGA Master Professional Dr. Eric Wilson, attended the 2016 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers Summit at Timacuan Golf Resort in Lake Mary, Florida, last weekend. More than 750 PGA members from around the world were in attendance. Since 1988, premiere instructors […]

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Tournament Management Class Event

On December 8th students from Instructor Longabucco’s class held a golf tournament to benefit Cystic Fibrosis at Fountains Country Club. The students managed every aspect of the event. The class formed a committee, decided on format, made a flyer, promoted the event, sign up, handicapping, rules sheet, GHIN TPP pairing reports, check in, pace of […]

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Keiser University Club Golf Team Competes in NCCGA Fall National Championship

Last week, the Keiser University College of Golf Seahawks Club Golf Team competed in the 2015 Fall  NCCGA National Championship held at TPC San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. Keiser entered the event ranked 14th in the nation out of 225 teams. The top 32 teams qualified for National Championship. In qualifying for the Nationals, […]

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Keiser University Flagship Campus Outdoor Putting Green Tested by College of Golf Students

Students in Dr. Eric Wilson’s Bachelor of Science in Sport Management program tested the newly opened 10,000 square foot outdoor artificial putting green on Wednesday in a stroke play competition designed to identify the best putter in the class. As this was the first competition on the new green, a new course record was guaranteed […]

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Alumni Eric Rein Addresses Introduction To Club Management Class

Keiser University College of Golf alumni Eric Rein, Assistant Manager at Park Ridge Golf Course in Lake Worth, Florida, was a guest speaker for Donna White’s Introduction to Club Management class. The class took a field trip to Park Ridge, so they were able to see first-hand the challenges that Eric faced. Topics of Eric’s […]

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Performance Coach John Denney Speaks to College of Golf Sport Psychology Class

John Denney, a local Performance Coach, visited the Sport Psychology class on Monday to speak to our students about Mental Skills Training for Performance Enhancement for athletes. John has worked with several PGA and LPGA Tour players, most notably Lexi Thompson. John did a live demonstration of how an athlete can learn to control their emotional […]

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Keiser University Flagship Campus NCCGA Golf Team Sweeps 2nd Regional Championship

The Keiser University Flagship Campus National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) Golf Team won its second Regional Championship in a row last weekend at The Woodlands Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Seahawks, led by Captain Daniel Pachon-Vargas who finished second in the overall individual competition with rounds of 77-72 = 149, won by […]

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