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What Is The Average Golf Handicap?

It’s a question among golfers that allows you to instantly assess another’s golfing prowess. You may be particularly proud of your low handicap, or it may be something you mutter out ashamedly. However, how valuable a metric is the handicap, and how does it compare to the average golfer? If you’ve ever wondered how you […]

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The First Golf Course in the United States

When we think of historic golf courses on the east side of the Atlantic, we tend to gravitate more towards the ones with a lot of media pop. For example, if you were to think of classic links in the states, you probably imagine Amen Corner in Augusta, or perhaps Pinehurst in North Carolina. These […]

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PGA Match Play Championship Or NBA Playoffs?

I find myself drawn more to watching the NBA Playoffs (even the first rounds) rather than watching the evening replays of the Match Play Championship. Not that match play isn’t, or can’t be, exciting; it’s just that the format doesn’t appeal much to me, other than in the President’s Cup or Ryder Cup events. It […]

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Golf Training Aids For Beginners

If you’ve been looking to get to that next step on the golfing ladder, then you’ve more than likely checked out the huge range of golf training aids available. The sheer number of products can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to decide what you actually need. Will a book or instructional DVD help […]

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An Odd Pair: Golf and Yoga

You have people that take up golf and you have people who take up yoga. These two activities and types of people are thought to be on opposite spectrums of the sports and fitness world. However, if you really think about it, golf and yoga have more in common than what might first come to […]

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A Brief History of Golf

The game of golf as we know it today can be attributed to the Scots, although there are records of several stick and ball games throughout history. As far back as the 13th century, the Dutch played a game where a leather ball was hit with the intention of reaching a target several hundred yards […]

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When You Should Consider Custom Golf Clubs

  So you’ve been playing golf for quite a while now, using the clubs you purchased off of a rack in the expanse of a big box sporting goods store. Your set might be a decent brand, or a cheaper knock-off, and you took them straight to the driving range to put a couple of […]

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Keiser University College Of Golf and Sport Management Students Learn From The Best

Dr. T.J. Tomasi is a Senior Professor and Director of Research at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, a Regionally Accredited University with a degree program in Golf Management. Dr. Tomasi holds a Ph.D. in Education, a Master’s Degree in Education, and an undergraduate degree in Sociology.  It is estimated that he has given over 50,000 golf lessons.  He […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Field Trip to PGA Village Club Verano

The COGSM AS SMFT class went on a field trip to the “PGA Village Club Verano.” The Club was offering a Health Fair today to its members. Our students performed various assessments including: blood pressure, heart rate, height, weight, BMI, flexibility, body fat percentage, and hand grip strength assessments. Over forty club members took part in these fitness […]

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Wounded Warrior Project Visits Keiser University College of Golf

Pictured with Dr. Eric Wilson – Executive Director of Golf , Donna White – COG LPGA Faculty Member and 2015 LPGA Hall of Fame Inductee, and John McMurry – Campus Vice President Mr. William (Bill) Hannigan who is the Physical Health & Wellness Specialist and Coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) visited Keiser University […]

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Keiser University Golf Club To Compete In NCCGA Florida Regional #2

Pictured (left to right): Captain David Money, James Lowe, Daniel Pachon-Vegas, John Zambolla, Anthony Baciagalupo, Mitch Young, PK Chittapatra, Coach Callahan, Tony Hegger The Keiser University golf club is headed to Windermere, Florida this weekend to compete in the NCCGA Florida Regional #2. The Eagles are in striking range to win the Regional or earn […]

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Get A Kick Out Of These Hole-In-One Facts and Statistics [Infographic]

What are the chances you’ll make a hole-in-one? Check out this infographic to find out! Everyone knows about a hole-in-one – those ‘lucky’ shots that only take one swing. But how rare are they? Read on for some great facts and statistics about the most well-known shot in the game of golf! Knowing more about […]

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5 Popular Golf Management Companies

Choosing from the long list golf course management companies can be a confusing task. With so many companies that offer different, or the same services, it can be difficult to choose the right management company for your golf course. Today we will look at five of the biggest and most popular golf management companies out […]

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LPGA Hall of Fame Member Nancy Quarcelino Talks To Keiser University College of Golf and Sport Management Students

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Faculty Member Donna White, recently elected to the LPGA Hall of Fame, invited her friend and fellow Hall of Fame Member Nancy Quarcelino to speak to Bachelor of Science in Sport Management students about Teaching and Coaching the game of golf. Nancy Quarcelino is a member of […]

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How Is A Golf Course Designed?

Seen by the amateur or non-lover of the sport, a golf course is merely a landscape filled with green grass, trees and sand pits. However, to a golfer, golf enthusiast  or club member, a golf course is a work of art. Golf course design involves the challenging patterning and precise location of sand, grass, hills and […]

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