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International Golf Instructor Peter Croker Visits

Peter Croker, originator and Master Instructor of the Croker Golf System, visited Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management on Thursday and presented to the entire student body. Mr. Croker is a PGA Professional from Australia, and his playing career included playing the Australian, New Zealand, European, and Asian PGA Tours from 1971 through […]

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Sandy Lyle, World Golf Hall Of Fame Member, Visits

World Golf Hall of Fame Member, Sandy Lyle visited Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management last week to catch up with his former Coach and close friend, Ken Martin, who is a PGA Faculty Member at the College of Golf. Mr. Lyle was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012 […]

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Students Provide Lessons To Savanna Golf Club Members

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Bachelor’s Program students worked with 21 members of the Savanna Golf Club Men’s and Women’s Association at the St. Lucie Driving Range.  These private lessons have become a staple of the Men’s and Women’s Associations at the Savanna Club, and the comments from the Association Members have […]

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What Golf Gear is Best for Beginners?

Golf does require some gear to get started, and luckily there are some courses that will accommodate those with no gear with rental services that provide the needed golf gear to get out on the course. There are constantly new, innovative pieces of gear out there made to get more distance in your drive or […]

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How is Golf Course Par Determined?

Golf Course Par Par, or Professional Average Result, is an interesting thing to contemplate. It’s the goal of the greens that all golfers strive to reach, a challenge to test their golfing acumen against the course. Simply stated, par is the number of strokes that it is believed an expert golfer would take to move […]

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How a Professional Golf Management Degree Can Help You

Sure, you enjoy golf as a hobby. It’s a great way to spend some time with friends, colleagues, even business associates you’ve just met. But have you ever considered taking your enjoyment of golf further? To learn more about improving your game, learn more about the business side of golf, or perhaps even to pursue […]

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Golf Etiquette: What You Need to Know

Golf is a respected sport the world over, viewed as a pastime with a sense of refinement and dignity not as evident in other sports. Regardless of how skilled a player you may be, or your social status off the fairway, the basics of golf etiquette assure that everyone receives proper respect on the course […]

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Common Golf Vocabulary

Those who make it a habit of playing 18 holes in their spare time are likely to hear a few terms and expressions that are not in common use outside the course. If you’re not too familiar with the lingo  and you want to be in the know, here’s an example of some golf vocabulary […]

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5 Golf Swing Basics

The best golfers make their swing look effortless. The economy of motion and smooth arc that great golfers put on display belie all the training and effort put into perfecting their swing. However, sometimes even the best golfers have to go back to the drawing board and relearn those initial golf swing basics all over […]

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Projected Changes in the Golf Industry [Infographic]

As a future golf professional, having a projection for the future of your industry is a must. Here are some projected changes in golf participation in the coming years, and what they can mean for you. Golfer Participation Expect the number of golfers to grow by about three million by 2020. A growth rate of […]

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How do Golf Courses Prepare for Severe Weather?

The presence of a lush, green turf is essential for the healthy appearance of a golf course. Even in an ideal climate, maintaining a consistently vibrant lawn can be challenging. Certain environmental conditions – including excessive cold and snow, dryness, heat, humidity, and rainfall – can add to the difficulties courses have in maintaining ideal […]

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Staff Attends PGA Master Professional Seminar

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Executive Director of Golf Operations Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Legacy Master Professional; Program Director Brian Hughes, PGA Master Professional; and Faculty Member David Wixson, PGA Master Professional; attended the PGA of America Master Professional Seminar held on Friday in conjunction with the PGA Merchandise Show. Dr. Paul […]

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Sports Administration and the Law

The COGSM Associate of Science in Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology program students had the opportunity to put learning into theory today. During their “Sports Administration and the Law” course, the students delved into the aspects of criminal and civil law. Using the current John B. Goodman (polo mogul) court case, the students were divided […]

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Where are the Best Places to Play Golf in the Winter?

Winter golf for many American golfers means one thing – go west and south for warmth and great courses. The tourism trade is in full force for winter golf, and places like California, Arizona, Nevada, Florida, South Carolina, and even Mexico are usually among the top picks for golfers. Golf courses in these locations offer […]

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Woods to Open Season at 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open

It will be very interesting in Phoenix in late January, as Tiger Woods begins his 2015 season at an event in which he hasn’t played in 13 years. It will definitely be an event worth watching, as reported by T.J. Auclair below: USA Today Sports Images “In case you missed it, Golf.com is reporting that […]

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