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The Importance of a Proper Putter Fitting

You could be the victim of an ill-fitting putter. If you are seeing the golf ball go slightly to the left or right when making a putt, it could be due to your putter not fitting correctly. Having a putter that doesn’t fit you will cause your short game to suffer greatly. On a straight, […]

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College of Golf April 2018 Events

COLLEGE OF GOLF CROWNS MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONS Keiser University congratulates the winners of the 2018 College of Golf Match Play Championship. They area: John Breedlove – Gross Champion – Defeated Chris Rooney by a score of 2 & 1. Daniel Stokes – Net Champion – Defeated Cam Kelley by a score of 1-up. Twenty-two students […]

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How to Avoid Golf Elbow [Infographic]

Suffering from a sport-related injury is never fun. Golf elbow is a very common sports injury, not only in golf but in other sports too. What is Golf Elbow? This is a sports injury that causes pain on the inner side of the elbow, where the forearm muscle tendons attach to the bone on the inside […]

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Putting Drills You can do at Home

Putting is often seen as the Achilles heel to many amateur golfers. Long tee shots may come easy but completing a hole with a killer short game isn’t always second nature. Too often, golfers forgo working on their putting in favor of practicing their drive. It can be a costly mistake as missing a two-foot […]

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What's the Best Age to Start Playing Golf?

Having children is one of the most exciting and life changing events a person can experience. As parents we teach our children from the moment they are born. There are some things, like golf, that we just cannot wait to teach them. We all want to share our love of golf with our children, but […]

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10 Amazing Moments from The Honda Classic (now and then)

The Honda Classic is one of the PGA’s signature events. First played in 1972, the Honda Classic is typically the first PGA golf tournament played in Florida each year. The tournament is currently played at the PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. It is the seventh home of the Honda Classic. The […]

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College of Golf March 2018 Events

Renowned Golf Course Architect Gene Bates Visits College of Golf by Ken Martin, PGA, Keiser University College of Golf Professor Keiser University College of Golf students in Professor Ken Martin’s Golf Course Design and Maintenance class recently welcomed renowned golf course architect Gene Bates as a guest speaker. The group benefited from Bates’ broad range […]

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How Not to Shank [Infographic]

Rather than focusing on what is causing the shank, practice hitting the ball on the toe of the club – just the opposite of hitting it in the heel. Use face tape and experiment with smaller/shorter shots at first. Concentrate on what it feels like to contact the ball on the toe of the club. […]

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When to Replace Your Golf Clubs

Every year, golf club manufacturers release their latest and greatest golf clubs. The annual releases are upgrades on the previous models, and with golf club technology reaching new levels, there is a chance a player’s performance can improve from the new items. The continual development of high-quality clubs makes it seem like golfers need to […]

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Causes for the Shank [Infographic]

Definition: when the ball is contacted on the “clubface-side” of the hosel, causing the ball to veer wildly to the right (for right-handed players). If a golfer knows how to shank a golf ball on purpose, he/she can then correct the flaw by doing just the opposite. The basic cause of the shank is that […]

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Driving Range Mats vs. Grass

Golf driving rangers are great ways to work on your game. From improving your swing to practicing driving the ball off of the tee, a driving range is a great facility to seek out. Driving ranges across the country vary in the hitting surfaces. Some will have a grass surface just like a tee box […]

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PGA Tour Lineup 2018: Players to Watch, Major Tournaments and More

The 2017-18 PGA Tour officially teed off in October. However, as usual, it wasn’t until the New Year that the majority of the circuit’s big guns joined in the tournaments. While eight PGA events were played between October 8 and November 19, it wasn’t until January’s Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii that the PGA […]

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What is the Best Way to Putt? [Infographic]

  Should you stroke: Straight back and straight through – (Pelz) Let the putter move in an arc – (Utley) Move the putter inside to down the line – (Stockton) While each of these methods is technically correct and works for those who commit to using them. There are certain “imperatives” in putting on which […]

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Has Golf Course Length Increased Over the Years?

It is true that golf courses have increased in length over the years. The simple reason for the increase in length is due to golfers being able to drive a ball much farther than they did in years past. In 1980, only six PGA golfers could hit the ball 270 yards from a tee shot. […]

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What’s the Worst Weather You’ve ever Played a Round of Golf In?

by David Wixson, PGA Master Professional, Keiser University College of Golf Professor What’s the Worst Weather You’ve ever Played a Round of Golf In? Did You Play All 18 Holes? I once played a qualifier for a Nike Tour event at the Moors Golf Club in Milton FL, near Pensacola. I don’t remember the exact month, […]

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