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Top 10 Unwritten Golf Rules [Infographic]

Golf is a game of rules and traditions. From the clothes you wear to the number of clubs you can have in your golf bag during a tournament, there are many regulations that must be adhered to. There are also a number of unwritten golf rules that every golfer should know by heart. After a […]

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Highest Paid Professional Golf Caddies

Many people think of a golf career as being glamorous and filled with days of playing golf on some of the most beautiful courses in the world. Yes, the jet set life of being a well-paid golfer is a truly beautiful thing. But what if there was another way to make a good living and […]

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COG July 2017 Events

Keiser University’s COG Executive Director Dr. Eric Wilson Volunteers at Special Olympics Tournament Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Legacy Master Professional, College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations, and Chairman of the Special Olympics Golf Committee for North America recently coordinated and administered the 2017 Special Olympic National Invitational Golf Tournament (NIT) at the Willows […]

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What is the Hardest Hole of Golf in the World? [Infographic]

The Extreme 19th at the Legend Safari and Golf Resort in South Africa is recognized by many as the hardest hole of golf in the world. This par 3 tees off from the top of Hangklip Mountain and sees golfers hitting toward a green located 1,300 feet below. One of the most unique aspects of […]

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How to Find a Lost Golf Ball

We have all been there before. You buy a brand-new box of golf balls and with that first tee shot send a sparkling white ball into the rough. You spend the next 15 minutes searching for it to no avail and must dig into your golf bag for another new Titleist golf ball. A dozen […]

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The Difference Between Play Golf and Golfing [Infographic]

  Are you a true golfer or just “playing golf”? Here’s how to tell the difference. It starts with language. To Golf (verb) – to play golf (sport) Ex. I was golfing with my boss yesterday. Golf (noun) – a game played on a large course in which players hit a small white ball into […]

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Keiser University’s Kris Swogger Named Florida Sun Conference Athletic Director of the Year

West Palm Beach, Florida – June, 2017 The Sun Conference announced that Keiser University Director of Athletics Kris Swogger has been recognized by his peers as the 2017 Athletic Director of the Year. This marks the first time a Keiser University Athletic Director has received the award. “We have a very strong conference and it […]

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Jon Rahm’s Takeover of the Golf World

At the 2016 US Open, Jon Rahm stormed onto the golf world, finishing in a tie for 23rd at Oakmont Country Club. Consider that nearly 9,000 professionals and amateurs attempt to qualify for the US Open and Rahm’s accomplishment of a top 25 finish is even more admirable. Need more convincing? He wasn’t even a […]

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College of Golf June 2017 Events

Keiser University College of Golf Students Participate in Historic Hickory Open Putting Championship Keiser University’s College of Golf (COG) History of Golf class students recently had the unique opportunity to participate in a putting competition using hickory-shafted putters and golf balls from different historical eras, beginning in the early 1800’s and progressing through modern day. […]

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Are You Ready For an AI Caddie?

Show up, keep up and shut up, those are the three ups of being a professional caddy, one of the most thankless careers in golf. Now, the real-life caddy is being replaced, and their ability to help a golfer prepare for the next shot could be out the window. Arccos Golf and Microsoft have teamed […]

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How to Stay Cool on the Golf Course this Summer [Infographic]

  There’s nothing like playing 18-holes of golf on a sunny summer day. But when the temperature rises, don’t let your game meltdown. Follow these tips to stay cool on the golf course all summer long. Make sure you are properly hydrated. Wear light colored shirts and pants. Breathable clothing materials or moisture wicking items […]

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History of the US Open

The 117th US Open will be played at Erin Hills Golf Club in Erin, Wisconsin. The 11-year-old golf club will host its biggest tournament yet, and first PGA Tour major as today’s top golfers and amateurs descend onto its greens. Scottish dominance to Tiger’s treble First played in 1895, the US Open was won by […]

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Common Golf Course Accidents (and how to prevent them)

It doesn’t take a PhD in sports medicine to know that golf is not a physical contact sport. What is not understood by many golf novices and non-players, however, is that the game is quite physically demanding. Accidents and injuries are common on the golf course. If a golfer isn’t careful, he or she could […]

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Five Golf Courses in the World to Play Before You Die

Before you begin planning your next golfing trip, you may want to consider playing five of the greatest golf courses in the world. Some of these courses are rather expensive to play, but they are definitely worth the cost of admission. You’ll be able to walk the same fairways that the best players in the […]

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Low Shear vs. High Shear Coil

If you use the modern coil in your golf swing, will you still be playing ‘good golf’ when you’re 76? Note, I said ‘good golf,’ not good golf for 76! Recently in an Els for Autism Pro-Am Golf Tournament, 76-year-old Jack Nicklaus bettered his age by six strokes, shooting a 71. That was just after […]

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