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…

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…

College of Golf Students and Staff Play Hickory Golf

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Four first-semester History of Golf class students at Keiser University’s College of Golf and four PGA Professionals recently played a round of Hickory Golf using hickory shafted golf clubs. Professor Ken Martin had the group dress in period clothing, and they…

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…

Students Enjoy Friendly Competition at Okeeheelee Golf Course

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf students participated in a friendly Student and Staff competition held at the Okeeheelee Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida. The format of the competition was a two best balls of three, and the winners were…

Students Enjoy Historic Hickory Open Putting Championship

by Dr. Eric Wilson Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf (KUCOG) History of Golf class students recently had the unique opportunity to organize and participate in a putting competition using hickory-shafted putters and golf balls from different historical eras, beginning in the early 1800s and progressing…

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,…

My Caddy Experience at the 2022 Masters

By Ken Martin, PGA, Keiser University College of Golf Program Instructor Back in the year 2000, I received one of the most meaningful phone calls of my life. At the time, I was the Education Coordinator for a golf instruction company called Natural Golf. The call was from the President of the company, who informed…

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…