College of Golf Students Play Hickory and Persimmon Golf

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Several students at Keiser University’s College of Golf recently enjoyed a round of Hickory and Persimmon Golf as part of their History of Golf class, led by PGA Professionals Ken Martin and Brad Turner. Under the direction of Dr. Eric Wilson,…

College of Golf Class Conducts Season-Ending Charity Golf Tournament

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG), Professor Frank Longabucco’s Tournament Management class members, recently organized and conducted a course and season-ending tournament held at Park Ridge Golf Course in Lake Worth, Florida, to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. Twenty-four players (12 teams) competed…

College of Golf Finishes Third in the NCCGA Regional Tournament

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations The Keiser University National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) team recently competed in the Florida Regional Golf Tournament at Sandridge Golf Club in Vero Beach, Florida. The Seahawks finished in third place behind winner University of Tampa, and runner-up, the University…

College of Golf Students Qualify for NCCGA Team

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations The Keiser University Seahawk National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) team has commenced qualifying for the Regional Tournament to be held at Sandridge Golf Club in Vero Beach, Florida, on March 19th and 20th 2022. There, the Seahawks will compete against…

Students and Staff Enjoy Individual Net Stableford Competition

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf students recently participated in a friendly Student and Staff Competition held at Martin Downs Golf Course in Palm City, Florida. The format was an Individual Net Stableford competition, and the winner was Heloise Garcin, with Domenick…

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Pro Caddy?

Not so long ago, Jordan Speith’s caddy, Michael Greller, was teaching math to sixth-graders in the state of Washington at Narrows View Intermediate School. By April of 2015, his boss had placed second twice and won twice. He captured the 2015 Masters for a $1.8 million payday, bringing his earnings to $4.1 million through April….

Keiser University College of Golf Students Participate in Historic Hickory Open Championship

  Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG) Professor Ken Martin’s History of Golf class had 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 different historical eras, beginning in the early 1800s and progressing through…

How to Lower Your Handicap: 13 Tips

Spring is almost here, and for golfers in colder climates, that means golf is almost back. But whether or not you live in the colder parts of the country, the new season also means a fresh start — another opportunity to bring down your scores. Here are valuable tips that can help you lower your handicap…

How to Become a Golf Instructor

When many people think of a golf pro, they picture famous golfers like Tiger Woods. However, most golf pros do not play on the PGA Tour. They are the managers of golf facilities and provide lessons to amateurs, conduct local tournaments, and focus on growing the business of golf. If you are interested in becoming…

How Are Golf Courses Ranked?

It doesn’t take a golf degree to appreciate a good course. Golf course rankings are published every year by popular golf magazines and websites. The oldest is Golf Digest’s biennial rankings of the greatest golf courses in America. Voted on by a group of golf experts, they have published this list since 1965. Golf Digest…