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Tips for Going To A Golf Driving Range at Night

For many golfers, getting to a driving range during the day is nearly impossible. Maybe you work during the day, and weekends are filled with regular golfing rounds, spending time with family, or other activities. A lot of times it is easier to sneak out to the range at night. However, the range at night […]

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How to be a Better Golfer in 2016 [Infographic]

Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to Keiser University College of Golf with this graphic.</strong></p><br /> <p><a href=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/how-to-be-a-better-golfer-in-2016/’><img src=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/how-to-be-a-better-golfer-in-2016.jpg’ alt=’How to be a Better Golfer’ width=’500px’ border=’0′ /></a></p><br /> <p> For some, New Year’s resolutions mean it’s time to work on being a better golfer. That will mean different things […]

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Golf Year in Review 2015

By all standards, 2015 was an exciting year for golf. Jordan Spieth captured the first two majors (Masters and U.S. Open), then challenged for the Modern Day Grand Slam by finishing 4th at the British Open and 2nd at the PGA Championship. His three other PGA Tour victories clinched the #1 world ranking and set […]

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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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Golf Highlights of 2015

Put a fork in it. It’s done. Golf is done for another year and what a year it was. 2015 had golf highlights that were thrilling, frustrating and heartbreaking, often all at the same time. We saw the rise of a bumper crop of young guns that have been knocking on the door for several […]

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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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