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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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Putting Greens and Maintenance

“Wow!” you think to yourself as you size up a putt, “this putting green is the nicest I’ve ever seen. It’s like a smooth carpet in the lobby of a luxury hotel!” It’s a pleasure to putt on an immaculate green, but how do they get it so short and smooth without it becoming a […]

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Golf Course Rating Vs. Slope Rating [Infographic]

A golf course’s slope rating is listed on their score card, along with the par for that course and the course rating. These numbers are intended to help golfers determine the difficulty of the course. Course and slope rating are both used in determining a handicap differential. The course rating is an estimated average score […]

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The Crazy World of Golf Trick Shot Artists

Sometimes golf is seen as an elitist sport for snobby upper classes. They spend their day on the course speaking through clenched teeth and discussing stock options and gold futures. Rock and Roll Atmosphere That image is a long way from the rock and roll atmosphere of today’s golf trick shot artist. With a long […]

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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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Understanding Your Golf Handicap and How it Can Improve Your Game

Golf can be considered one of the very few sports that have a handicap system baked into the very fabric of the game. A handicap system allows players of different skill levels to compete on a level playing field. Each individual player maintains their own handicap number, and when two different players compete, the handicap […]

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Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Pro Caddy?

  Three years ago, Jordan Speith’s caddy, Michael Greller, was teaching math to sixth graders in the state of Washington at Narrows View Intermediate School. By April of 2015, his boss had placed second twice and won twice. He captured the 2015 Masters for a $1.8 million payday, bringing his earnings to $4.1 million through […]

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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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Students Encouraged To Attend Career Fair Day In West Palm Beach

Since moving from Port St. Lucie to the Keiser University Flagship Campus last month, College of Golf students have experienced a change in scenery, as they now have access to eight golf courses in the West Palm Beach area, including PGA National Resort & Spa courses, home of the Honda Classic. Since the West Palm […]

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One Simple Trick To Improve Your Putting [Infographic]

One Trick To Improve Your Putting Putting make up about 50% of the shots made in golf. As such, it’s in your best interest to not be terrible at it. Check out (and commit to practicing) this drill aimed at helping you with distance control and you’ll find yourself improving. Ladder Drill One of the […]

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Faculty Member Donna White Inducted into the LPGA Teaching &Club Professional Hall of Fame

I had the distinct honor of attending Ms. Donna White’s LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this past week, and what a ceremony it was! Donna was only the 25th inductee into this prestigious group of elite professionals since its inception in 2000. The LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Hall of […]

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Will Tiger Woods Be "Back"?

Just a few years ago, who would have thought we’d be looking at the world of professional golf, and Tiger Woods would be stuck on 14 major championships? Who could have predicted that Tiger would be a “bit player” fighting to make the cut in regular season PGA Tour events, not to mention major championships? […]

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How Your Passion For Golf Can Change Your Life

Turn Your Passion on the Green Into a Golf Job Whether you grew up playing golf, or have been introduced to the game recently, you have probably experienced the incredible rush of a well-played shot. It’s the kind of feeling that often sparks a lifetime passion for the game. Some golfers were introduced to the […]

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