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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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The Back Moves the Front

by Dr. TJ Tomasi College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Counterintuitive as it may sound, in the golf swing, specifically the upper body, the back moves the front. Research conducted in the biomechanics lab at Penn State University studied muscle activity during the golf swing, primarily the left latissimus dorsi of the […]

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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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Golf is more than a Game!

by Donna White, LPGA T&C Hall of Fame Member, Keiser University College of Golf Instructor Many of our students come to the Keiser University College of Golf with a very narrow perception of the golf industry. Like most, they think of golf only as a ‘game.’ Generally, people relate golf simply to what they see […]

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Simplifying the Rules of Golf Not So Simple

Brian Hughes, PGA Master Professional, College of Golf Program Director offers his take on golf’s new rules proposal There is great discussion among those involved with the game of golf to simplify the rules of play. This movement is in large part underway due to more situations receiving public scrutiny in recent years during televised […]

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College of Golf May 2017 Events

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Enjoys ‘Tech-Toy’ Training Day at Keiser University’s College of Golf L-R: Marina Karoleski, Presley Hines, Vanessa Berrios, Leila Aragon, Hali Carribis, Claire Keane, Professor John Callahan, Professor Donna White, Director Mary-Lee Cobick, and Haylie Turnquest. Keiser University Flagship Campus College of Golf recently hosted a West Palm LPGA-USGA Girls Golf “Tech-toy” […]

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Top 10 Golf Training Aids [Infographic]

Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to Keiser Univesity College of Golf with this graphic.</strong></p><br /> <p><a href=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/top-10-golf-training-aids/’><img src=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Top-10-Golf-Training-Aids-700.jpg’ alt=’Top 10 Golf Training Aids’ width=’700px’ border=’0′ /></a></p><br /> <p>

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The Best New Golf Gear You Need in 2017

The days are getting longer and it is time to get the golf clubs out for a weekly, possibly daily, trip to the golf course. But before you tee off, it might be time to add a new club or two to your golf bag. Maybe you need some new threads to wear around the […]

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What is Your Favorite Golf Memory and Why?

by Ken Martin, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and General Management, Keiser University College of Golf Professor I started playing golf when I was 13-years old, so at the time of this writing, I have chased a white golf ball around the world for 45 years. To write an article on my favorite golf memory […]

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What Activities Outside of Golf Do You Enjoy and Why?

by Donna White, MA, LPGA Professional and Member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Hall of Fame, Keiser University College of Golf Professor Outside of drinking diet Dr. Pepper and eating my Cheez-its, I enjoy doing anything I can to stay healthy.    Running, swimming, and attending spin classes are my favorite cardio maintenance choices. […]

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Why do Golf Courses Have Dress Codes [Infographic]

Ever wonder why golfers wear those clothes they do? Well they are following the golf course dress code. See what’s a must and what you can get away with. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to Keiser Univesity College of Golf with this graphic.</strong></p><br /> <p><a href=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/golf-courses-dress-codes/’><img src=’http://collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Why-do-Golf-Courses-Have-Dress-Codes-700.jpg’ alt=’Why do […]

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Golf’s Golden Gift – The Kinematic Sequence

by Dr. TJ Tomasi, College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In all sports there is a sequence of motion that maximizes performance better than any other – a golden sequence that all the great players in that sport adhere to. They may have stumbled on it through solitary practice and experimentation as […]

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What Golf Course Would You love to Play Most and Why?

by Frank Longabucco, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and Golf Management, Keiser University College of Golf Professor The golf course I would love to play most would be The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. To walk in the footsteps of Old Tom Morris would be amazing. To walk in the footsteps of every champion golfer […]

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Why do Golf Courses Punch Greens?

Golf course superintendents must take it upon themselves to keep the course and the greens in the best possible condition throughout the year. The downside to this is that at least once a year, the greens have to be punched. This is also called aeration. Few things are more frustrating to golfers than having to […]

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