The 4 Pillars of Golf

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Many believe that people can’t change – that once you reach adulthood, your personality is pretty much set. When things go wrong, this belief can lead to a shrug of the shoulders – “What can you do?” or it’s…

How to Cure the Yips in Golf

By Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, and Arnold Palmer are a short list of Hall of Fame professionals who were great putters in their early careers yet struggled later to make even the shortest of putts. Ben Hogan could hit a…

Student Veteran Shares Pre-Swing Routine After Successful Participation in ‘Armed Forces Cup’ Tournament

Keiser University student Antonio Rivera recently enjoyed competing in the Veterans Golf Association (VGA) Armed Forces Cup (AFC) Golf Tournament held at The Pinehurst Golf Course in Pinehurst, North Carolina, as part of the Navy Team. Rivera, a United States Navy veteran, who finished 2nd overall in the challenge along with Navy teammates, credits regular training…

College of Golf July 2022 Events

  College of Golf Students Participate in Short Game Clinic Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG) PGA Professionals Frank Longabucco and Ken Martin and PGA Master Professionals Brian Hughes and David Wixson recently conducted an interactive student short game clinic. Students visited the program’s outdoor training area to learn more about the fundamentals of basic…

Student Veteran Advances to Play in the American Century Golf Championship

Keiser University Golf Management student veteran Adam Napier is fine-tuning his swing in preparation for the American Century Championship to be held in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, July 6-10, 2022. Having served as a caddie for the event in 2021, Napier, a combat-wounded Army Veteran, is thankful to participate in the event thanks to qualifying as…

Keiser University College of Golf Match Play Championship Concludes

Congratulations to George Pepper for winning the Keiser University College of Golf Match Play Championship by defeating Garry Williams 3 & 1 in finals contested at Okeeheelee Golf Course. The match was tied at the turn, then George birdied holes #10 and #11 to go 2 up. Garry closed the match to 1 after hole…

College of Golf November 2021 Events

College of Golf Students Enjoy Student and Staff Competition Keiser University College of Golf students recently participated in a friendly Student and Staff Competition held at Okeeheelee Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida. The format was a two-person scramble, and the winners were Florian Benner and Isac Wallin, with a score of 12 under…

College of Golf October Events

Keiser University College of Golf Students Enjoy Historic Hickory Putting Championship Professor Ken Martin’s Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG) History of Golf class recently enjoyed a unique opportunity when Martin, along with College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Dr. Eric Wilson, organized a putting competition using hickory-shafted putters and golf balls from…

Hole-in-One Traditions

A few weeks ago, as I finished up a round of golf, I noticed one happy golfer with about 20 shots of whisky on his table. It was obvious that this lucky golfer made a hole in one. He had purchased a drink for all his golf buddies who were slowly finishing their round. Why…

10 Words and Phrases that Should be Eliminated from Golf Terminology

Perhaps it is the ancient roots of the game in Scotland, or maybe golfers just like to use interesting words — the result is a sport rich in colorful vocabulary. Unfortunately, some of the golf terminology used in 2021 is outdated, or incorrect, or just plain silly. Let’s look at some of these unremarkable words…