The First Golf Course in the United States

When we think of historic golf courses, we tend to gravitate more towards the ones with a lot of media pop. For example, if you were to think of classic links in the United States, you probably imagine Amen Corner in Augusta, or perhaps Pinehurst in North Carolina. These are established iconic American golf courses,…

How to Get Out of a Bunker

By Bradley Turner MBA, PGA Director of Online Golf Instruction Keiser University College of Golf The greenside bunker shot is often considered to be one of the more difficult golf shots, yet the tour professionals make it look so easy!  What are the tour professionals doing that most amateur golfers don’t do on these greenside…

Keep it Light and Post Like a Champ

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Golf is a stress-filled game, and to be a good player, you need to understand how to deal with yourself when stress levels rise. Talking trash to yourself will only make things worse because as the stress takes control,…

When You Should Consider Custom Golf Clubs

  So you’ve been playing golf for quite a while now, using the clubs you purchased off of a rack in the expanse of a big box sporting goods store. Your set might be a decent brand or a cheaper knock-off, and you took them straight to the driving range to put a couple of…

Shape Your Shots

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the pro ranks, there are differences in standard ball flight. Some players draw the ball, and some fade it, while some hit the ball without much curve at all. Depending on the situation, most of the time, pros…

4 Popular Golf Management Companies

Choosing from the long list of golf course management companies can be a confusing task. With so many companies that offer different or the same services, it can be difficult to choose the right management company for your golf course. Today we will look at five of the biggest and most popular golf management companies…

The Golf Swing Self Organizes Around the Principle of Balance

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Good golf balance involves the channeling of weight flow where ‘weight’ is defined in terms of pressure. Think of it this way: Your weight stays the same on earth no matter what configuration your body is in – standing…

How Is A Golf Course Designed?  

Seen by the amateur or non-lover of the sport, a golf course is merely a landscape filled with green grass, trees, and sandpits. However, to a golfer, golf enthusiast, or club member, a golf course is a work of art. Golf course design involves the challenging patterning and precise location of sand, grass, hills and…

Max Out Your Driver

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research To max out distance with your driver, you need just the right balance between your ball speed, launch angle, and spin rate (i.e., how fast the ball is rotating around its axis as it flies through the air). The…

The Nine O’clock Wedge Swing

By Bradley Turner MBA, PGA Director of Online Golf Instruction Keiser University College of Golf Picture a clock face on the golfer from a face-on view.  The player head would be at 12:00, and the ball would represent 6:00.  The picture to the right is a good example of the 9:00 wedge swing where we…