College of Golf August 2022 Events

  Keiser University College of Golf Residency Students Participate in Hickory Putting Championship Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG) online students enjoyed a unique opportunity during their one-week residency program. Professor Ken Martin and Executive Director of Golf Operations Dr. Eric Wilson organized a putting competition using hickory-shafted putters and golf balls from different eras…

Golf Concepts as a Teaching Basic

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty Member and Director of Research It is not usual for golf pros to speak in a language populated with their own meanings, so full of golf phrases and idioms (P and I) that sometimes it might as well be a foreign language. This…

How to Become a Golf Course Superintendent

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA The National Golf Foundation (NGF) is the leading authority in the business of golf in the United States. According to the NGF, the golf industry generates an estimated $84 billion in revenue annually in the United States. The COVID…

Three Ways to Play One Shot

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research When your ball stops against the first cut of rough just off the green, you’re denied clean contact with the ball due to the intervening grass. To avoid the vagaries of muffled contact, use one of the three specialty…

Release the Femur as Part of the Sequence

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In my world, the best swing mechanics are “lets” rather than “makes.” The reason is that the swing is so fast golfers don’t have time to make conscious adjustments, so the most efficient swing occurs when you recruit your…

Stimpmeter Explained: What is a Stimpmeter and How Does it Work?

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA If you are like most avid golfers, you enjoy putting on pristine and fast greens. Fast greens are a golfer’s delight but a green superintendent’s nightmare as it is difficult to keep putting greens at a speed we see…

Hickory Golf

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA At the College of Golf at Keiser University, one of the traditions embedded in the associate degree program is the opportunity for students to experience hitting golf equipment from a century ago. Every semester, students in the Traditions of…

Titrating ‘The Three Bears’ Model of Learning

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the early stages of learning golf, don’t try for the perfection of the parts of the swing such as grip, weight shift, or release – initial learning is more like hand grenades than horseshoes where all you need…

Mind Power

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Is it possible to scare someone to death? Yes, if you are a witch doctor and your enemy believes in voodoo. Is it possible to have a sham operation on your knee and be cured of arthritic knee pain?…

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…