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Scott 'Links' Golf, Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott is in Jacksonville today promoting the state’s golf industry as the Players Championship tournament starts in Ponte Vedra Beach. Scott, in a morning interview on Jacksonville’s CBS 47/Fox 30 news, said the event is a huge boost for northeast Florida. “We get everybody coming in, once people see Jacksonville they want to […]

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A Quail Hollow Weekend

As The U.S. Open Championship gets closer and closer, we start to see the contenders rounding their games into shape in various tournaments, The Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow being one of them. Four of the last six champions at Quail Hollow have won U.S. Opens (Glover, McIlroy, Woods, and Furyk). The field is […]

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Classic Clubs by a Classic Club Designer

Keiser University College of Golf students play with hickory shafted golf clubs made by Tad Moore in the History of Golf class. Tad’s brief biography is listed on his website and is reproduced below: Since 1963, Tad Moore has been designing custom golf clubs for the most discriminating amateur and professional golfers. Tad is recognized […]

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Bubba Watson, Masters Champions and Impact Zone Golf Model

Bubba Watson won the Masters Golf Tournament with what some golf aficionados describe as a less than classic swing. However, when comparing Bubba’s swing dynamics to the ideal dynamics of Impact Zone Golf, the results aren’t surprising at all. Let’s take them one by one: Impact Zone Golf Dynamic #1 The Flat Left Wrist at […]

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Student-Student Match Play Championship

At the College of Golf students are participating in a student-student match play championship. Qualifying rounds will be conducted 5/7 and 5/8, with the qualifying team proceeding to match play format. Stay tuned to the College of Golf Blog for updates on these exciting student championship matches! 4/16 Blue Golf Team 4 Points vs. Red Golf Team […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Students Provide Training for Port St. Lucie Special Olympics Golfers

Eighteen Keiser University College of Golf students hosted seven Port St. Lucie Special Olympics golfers last Wednesday at The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance for the initial training session of 2012. The Special Olympians began preparation for their quest for medals in the state and national Special Olympics Golf Tournaments later this year. […]

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What is Hickory Golf?

Keiser University College of Golf Students Play Hickory Shafted Golf Clubs Wikipedia defines Hickory Golf as A variation of golf played with hickory shafted golf clubs…There are two main divisions of play, pre-1935 and pre-1900. The pre-1900 group (open & reserve divisions) play with the old Gutta-Percha ball, or its equivalent, and clubs are limited to those produced before that 1900 or […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Establishes Student Veterans Association

Keiser University College of Golf formed a Student Veterans Association (SVA) on Friday, March 30, 2012. Seventeen military veterans attended the meeting to develop the organization and elect officers. The following officers were elected: President – Jerold Ellstrom, Vice-President – Shaun Jeffers, Vice-President – Nick VanOverbeke, Secretary – Willie Spivey, and Treasurer – Mark Loder. […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Conducts Impact Zone Golf Clinic

Dr. Eric Wilson, Executive Director of Golf Operations, PGA Master Professional, and Impact Zone Golf Master Instructor, conducted the first Impact Zone Golf Clinic in a series of three last Friday at The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance. Fifteen College of Golf students attended the training, and Dr. Wilson was assisted by Mr. […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Holds Open House

Keiser University College of Golf held an Open House on Saturday, March 17th, from 9am until 2pm to showcase its 35,000 square foot facility and Golf Management programs to the public. Guests were provided a continental breakfast and the opportunity to take golf lessons from PGA Professionals on the full swing, short game, and putting. […]

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College of Golf Supports Quantum House in Palm Beach County, FL

  Quantum House, where hope has a home, is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving serious medical care in Palm Beach County, FL. Fueled by the vision, energy and resources of Quantum Foundation, The Junior League of the Palm Beaches and St. Mary’s Medical Center, Quantum House […]

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College of Golf News: March 16th, 2012

Mr. John McMurry, Keiser University College of Golf Vice President, hosted the first exploratory meeting of the College of Golf Student Veterans Association on Friday. Joe Reilly, College of Golf Student Veterans Association Liaison and Dr. Eric Wilson, College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations and Student Veterans Association Advisor, met with four student […]

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Keiser University College of Golf Student Captures Fort Pierce City Golf Championship

Adam Medcalf, Keiser University College of Golf student from Australia, won the Fort Pierce City Golf Championship last weekend, firing rounds of 67 and 72 at Indian Hills Golf Course. Saturday’s round was very interesting, as Adam was even par after eleven holes; he then went on a birdie/eagle tear, scorching the next six holes […]

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Editor's Notebook: Old friends provide new golf lessons

Published: Sunday, August 08, 2010 By Jim Collins JCollins@News-Herald.com If Bob Shave Jr. gets his way, the teaching of golf will undergo a dramatic change. Bobby has the expertise to back up his conviction. A graduate of the former Willoughby Union High School (and class president in 1955), he was at one time one of […]

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Broken Tees and Mended Hearts

BROKEN TEES AND MENDED HEARTS: A Life’s Journey Serving Wounded Warriors & Injured Spirits By Judy Alvarez, PGA, LPGA My good friend Judy Alvarez just published a book about her efforts in support of teaching golf to the physically challenged. As the introduction in her book explains: “There are no walls in Judy Alvarez’s […]

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