Golf

How Good does Your Average Round Have to be to be a Professional Golfer?

Congratulations, you have just finished your golf degree, so, what’s next? You’ve already played plenty of amateur tournaments and won a variety of prizes. Now, you want to step up to the professional ranks and make some serious cash to live on as you continue your journey to the PGA Tour. So, how good does […]

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Are You too Old to Pursue a Golf Career?

Millions of people around the world dream of a golf career. What could be better than waking up every morning and spending your days on a beautiful golf course? Not much, really; but obtaining that golf career isn’t easy. It takes years of dedication to receive a PGA Tour card. Nearly all professional golfers began […]

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What are the Four PGA Major Golf Tournaments? [Infographic]

The PGA has four Major Golf Tournament events that take place during the season. The majors can make or break a player’s career. Each one holds an enormous amount of prestige, history and money that the other PGA Tour events don’t have. Win one of these four tournaments and you could be set for life […]

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College of Golf September 2017 Events

Keiser University College of Golf Students Will Roll Up Their Sleeves to Volunteer at the Special Olympics Golf Tournament Eight Keiser University College of Golf students will volunteer their time to work at the Disney World Magnolia Golf Course in Orlando, Florida to support the 2017 Florida Special Olympics State Golf Tournament. Students and family […]

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How Do You Know Where the Target Is? Blindsight Part 2

How Do You Know Where the Target Is? Blindsight Part 2 by Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In Blindsight Part 1, I wrote of the concept of “Blindsight” (seeing without looking) and my belief that the great players don’t see the same golf course as […]

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How Do You Know Where the Target is?

How Do You Know Where the Target is? The Strange Experience Called “Blindsight” – Part 1 by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In 1967, Nicholas Humphrey at the University of Cambridge in England removed the visual cortex of a monkey named Helen, but surprisingly, after […]

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How to Get Out of a Bunker

There is nothing like stretching out on the sand and catching some sun on a warm afternoon; unless you are doing it in a bunker on the eighth hole. Hitting your tee shot into a sand trap can be an infuriating experience, and one that prompts you to toss your driver down the fairway. We […]

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The Match of the Millennium

The Match of the Millennium by Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In 2009, Golf Magazine ranked the greatest players of all time: Jack Nicklaus No. 1, Tiger Woods second, Bobby Jones third and Ben Hogan fourth. Hard to argue with this ranking, but I will. […]

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Top 10 Unwritten Golf Rules [Infographic]

Golf is a game of rules and traditions. From the clothes you wear to the number of clubs you can have in your golf bag during a tournament, there are many regulations that must be adhered to. There are also a number of unwritten golf rules that every golfer should know by heart. After a […]

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A Balm that turned into a Bomb

A Balm that turned into a Bomb – Jim Gets Worse By Dr. TJ Tomasi This is the sad but true story of Jim, a decent player with a problem his teachers could not cure him of – the shank. His practice swing was great, but as soon as a ball was introduced and the swing […]

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Getting Ready for the Big Match

The No-Backswing Backswing  –  How to Get Ready for the Big Match By Dr. TJ Tomasi, College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Your big match is right around the corner, and the pressure is already starting to mount. Your swing is normally silky smooth, but the fear of “folding under the pressure” […]

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Highest Paid Professional Golf Caddies

Many people think of a golf career as being glamorous and filled with days of playing golf on some of the most beautiful courses in the world. Yes, the jet set life of being a well-paid golfer is a truly beautiful thing. But what if there was another way to make a good living and […]

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Maxing Out Driver Distance

by TJ Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty Member and Director of Research Lee Trevino said ‘you can talk to a fade but a hook won’t listen,’ and one reason is that the toe of the driver is moving about 14% faster than the heel at impact. But that’s not news to you, […]

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What is the Hardest Hole of Golf in the World? [Infographic]

The Extreme 19th at the Legend Safari and Golf Resort in South Africa is recognized by many as the hardest hole of golf in the world. This par 3 tees off from the top of Hangklip Mountain and sees golfers hitting toward a green located 1,300 feet below. One of the most unique aspects of […]

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The One Thing All the Greats Do

The One Thing All the Greats Do by Dr. TJ Tomasi, College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research What do all these great players – Watson, Nicklaus, Norman and Seve – have in common? Their swings are different, their backgrounds are different, and their body types aren’t all the same either. The answer […]

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