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Keiser University College of Golf Student and Guest Appreciation Event

Keiser University College of Golf hosted a two-day student/guest appreciation event over the weekend. Friday consisted of campus tours beginning at noon, followed by a demonstration clinic conducted by Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Master Professional, and Brian Hughes, PGA Master Professional, at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance. Following the clinic, students and […]

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Golf Webinar: The Short Game - Greenside Bunker Play

This month’s golf webinar, The Short Game: Greenside Bunker Play, was presented by David Wixson and Frank Longabucco at the College of Golf. Learn more about greenside bunker play and how to address: setup, motion, contact, direction and distance in this month’s webinar below!

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Turf Management Golf Class Field Trip: The Legacy Turf Care Center

College of Golf instructors Frank Longabucco and David Wixson took each of their Turf Management Classes to visit The Legacy Turf Care Center. Students had a chance to speak withthe superintendent Mr. Mike Skalski. Mr. Skalski did a wonderful job explaining all aspects of maintaining the golf course and staying within budget, a key concern for anyone planning on a […]

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Keiser University College of Golf hosts Mr. Rick Martino, PGA Master Professional, as Guest Speaker

Rick Martino, PGA Master Professional, was a guest speaker in The Fundamentals of Instruction class at Keiser University College of Golf on Monday, July 9th, discussing swing philosophy and the intricacies of becoming a world-class instructor. His presentation was enlightening and sparked distinct interest in The College of Golf students. Please see the press release […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Students Play Hickory Shafted Golf Clubs

Thirty-six first semester students at Keiser University College of Golf participated in a scramble golf tournament using hickory shafted golf clubs during their History of Golf class this week. Led by instructor Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Master Professional, the students dressed in period clothing and used mid-irons, mashies, niblicks, and putters with hickory shafts to […]

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Golf Book Collection Donated by PGA Master Professional Charles Sorrell

Charlie Sorrell donated hundreds of golf books from his private collection to Keiser University College of Golf on Thursday, June 28th, 2012. Mr. Sorrell has been a strong supporter of The College of Golf since its inception in January 2010, volunteering for guest speaking appearances and providing instruction clinics for College of Golf students. Mr. […]

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College of Golf Awards Wounded Warrior Scholarship to Corporal Timmy King Jr

Mr. Timmy Lynn King, Jr. is a 2003 graduate of Ashford High School in Ashford, Alabama and most recently attended George C. Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama (Spring 2012 semester) where he was working on general studies toward his Associates Degree. Mr. King served in the United States Marine Corp from January 2004 through […]

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Charles Sorrell, PGA Master Professional and Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, donates book collection to Keiser University College of Golf

Charlie Sorrell donated hundreds of golf books from his private collection to Keiser University College of Golf on Thursday, June 28th, 2012. Mr. Sorrell has been a strong supporter of The College of Golf since its inception in January 2010, volunteering for guest speaking appearances and providing instruction clinics for College of Golf students. Mr. […]

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It's a Tough Game!

When we talk about the game of golf at the professional level, the comment that almost always comes up is “Yeah, but it’s just a tough game!” Recently, a broadcaster admonished his audience “Mothers, don’t let your children grow up and play golf for a living.” A friend of mine facetiously classifies junior golf as […]

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Letter to College of Golf Faculty - Donna White

Here at the College of Golf we’re always amazed by our students. Their dedication and skill continues to impress us and now and again we receive letters like below that have us beaming with pride. Read along as prior College of Golf student Shawn Auguston shares his experiences Donna, Sorry to keep bugging you with […]

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2012 Senior PGA Championship Blog #3

Thursday Thursday, the first day of competition. Ken and I leave for the golf course in the Mercedes S550 at 9:30am, with a tee time at 2:30pm with Blaine McAllister (5 time PGA Tour winner with earnings of $5,227,278.00) and Tim Parun (PGA Teaching Professional at Sail Ho Golf Club inSan Diego,California). The plan was […]

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Golf Webinar: The Short Game - Greenside Bunker Play June 19th

Arguably the most mentally draining shot, the sand shot is one that comes with more mental baggage than any other shot. There are so many things to keep on the mental checklist when it comes to set-up and swing keys. Open stance, swing out to in, hit two inches from behind the ball, open clubface, […]

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Part II 2012 Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores Golf Club

Dr. Eric Wilson with the College of Golf recounts the rest of his journey as a caddy for Ken Martin. Read along to get some great insider tips and see what a career in golf has to offer! Tuesday was a “sleep-in” day, but Ken and I both woke up around 6:00am. I checked emails […]

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2012 Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores Golf Club

Dr. Eric Wilson had the honor of carrying the bag of his good friend Ken Martin, at the 2012 Senior PGA Championship. Read along as he recounts his journey! The journey begins. I’ve luckily been chosen to carry the bag of my good friend Ken Martin at the 2012 Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores Golf […]

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Golf Instruction Webinar: The Short Game - How to Pitch

Have you developed a great short game? In this month’s College of Golf at Keiser University webinar David Wixon, Frank Longabucco and Dr. Eric Wilson discuss the short game and how to pitch. They also discuss the differences between pitching and chipping, the proper way to set up a pitch swing, the Golden 8 rule […]

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