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Don't Chase the Numbers and Sacrifice Your Ability to Play the Game

With the fantastic technology available to golfers today, there exists a danger that we may become “technology bound” when working on our golf games. Launch monitors such as TrackMan, Flight Scope, Achiever, and Foresight provide outstanding feedback on launch conditions, club movement, and resulting golf ball flight. However, if we don’t take care, we can […]

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Guest Speaker Retail Management Classes

Today the Retail Management classes had the pleasure of Mary Lee Cobick as a guest speaker. Ms. Cobick is an LPGA Class A member, manager of Golf Professional Services, Head Golf Professional at Okeeheelee Golf Course, and President of the Junior Golf Foundation of America, Inc. Ms. Cobick manages and buys the merchandise for three […]

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High School Golf Team visits Keiser University College of Golf

Nine members of the John Carroll High School Varsity Golf Team visited The College of Golf at Keiser University this past Friday for an afternoon of fun and training. The young team, comprising mainly of freshmen and sophomores is led by Coach John Raines who has built a very successful program. The team worked on […]

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Ken Martin Finishes 2nd in PGA Senior Section Championship

Ken Martin, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and General Management, and faculty member at Keiser University College of Golf, fired rounds of 68-71 = 139 (5 under par) to finish 2nd out of 78 competitors in the South Florida PGA Senior Section Championship August 5th and 6th on the Rees Jones Golf Club at the […]

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A Brush With History

I received a phone call last week from Dr. Bob Raynes, father of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Medicine Advisory Board Member Mr. Bob Raynes, telling me about Charles E. “Chuck” MacCallum, a gentleman who wanted to donate 75 golf books from his collection to our library. Some of the books date from […]

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2013 Pga Championship: Glory's Land Stand

Three major championships are behind us, with the first two going to an Australian (Adam Scott) with a long putter at the Masters, and a South African-born Englishman (Justin Rose) with a long putter at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson brought home The Open Claret Jug from Muirfield, using a standard-length putter with an oversize […]

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College of Golf Studetns COntinue to Train Special Olympic Golfers

As the Florida Special Olympics 2013 State Golf Tournament approaches in September, ten Saint Lucie County Special Olympics golfers continue to train with student volunteers from Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance on Monday and Thursday afternoons. Yesterday, College of Golf & Sport Management […]

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Special Olympics Preperation

Dr. Eric C. Wilson, PGA Master Professional and Impact Zone Golf™ Master Instructor traveled to Seaview Golf Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey last weekend to assist in the coordination and preparation for the 2013 Special Olympics National Invitation Tournament (NIT) to be held in October of this year. Seaview Golf Resort’s “Bay Course opened […]

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Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Students Ace Their First Food Drive

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) announces that members of the KUCOGSM Students Veterans Association have completed their first food drive and the results exceeded most of the students’ expectations. In just three weeks, the students’ drive collected 546 food and hygiene items with an estimated […]

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College of Golf Faculty Member Competes in U.S. Senior Open Qualifier

Ken Martin, PGA Member Certified in Instruction and General Management and College of Golf & Sport Management faculty member, teed it up last Tuesday at The Legacy Golf Club, competing against 83 other contestants in the local U.S. Senior Open Qualifier for two exempt spots. As usual, the George Fazio designed golf course was set […]

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Students Work with Port Saint Lucie Special Olympics Golfers

This past Monday afternoon, Special Olympics golfers from the Port Saint Lucie area began training for the upcoming State, Regional, and National Golf Championships at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance, with Keiser University College of Golf students providing instruction and support. The following five Special Olympics golfers showed up for the first […]

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Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Teams with First Tee Program

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Expanding educational experiences for its students, Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) has partnered with The First Tee of the Treasure Coast to provide First Tee Assistant Coach Training Certification to students which have met academic requirements and dedicated themselves to The First Tee Program. Fifty Keiser […]

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First Tee Assistance Coach Online Training Program

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management teamed with The First Tee of the Treasure Coast to obtain 50 online licenses for students to gain The First Tee Assistant Coach Training Certification. Students who volunteered to participate were selected on basis of their Grade Point Average and willingness to volunteer their time in support […]

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College of Golf Student Achieves The First Tee Advanced Level One Certification

Thomas Magnant, Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management student, attended Advanced Level One Coaches training for The First Tee program last week. The intensive training, hosted by Mr. Dedric Holmes, MBA, Senior Director, Coach Training & Delivery for The First Tee National Office, was conducted over three days at The PGA Museum of […]

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Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Partners with Aerotech Golf

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management announces a new partnership with Aerotech Golf, the No. 1 composite iron shaft manufacturer on the PGA Tour. The agreement creates a unique ambassador program that introduces the PGA Tour’s top composite iron shaft technology and performance benefits to the students […]

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