LIV Tour: What You Need to Know

By Bradley Turner, Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA Fifty years ago, a new golf tour was established to provide playing opportunities for professional golfers. The European Tour was founded in 1972, formally expanding championship golf from Great Britain and Ireland into continental Europe. The creation of the…

5 Different Types of Golf Courses

There are five main types of golf courses found around the world: links, parkland, desert, heathland, and sandbelt. Each type of course has unique characteristics and is found in very different locations. Although these course names are often thrown around in the golf world, some golfers may not be aware of the differences. Links Golf Course…

The 12 Most Iconic Holes in Golf

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction, MBA, PGA It is a tough task to identify the most iconic holes in golf! To begin, I thought it would be best to be clear on the definition of the word iconic. According to Webster, the definition of iconic is “widely known…

9 Golf Podcasts You Should Listen To

by Bradley Turner, Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA Golf Entertainment Podcasts Golf is supposed to be fun, right? If you enjoy the lighter side of the game and want to be entertained by fun hosts, the following podcasts are a good start in discovering fun and entertaining…

What is Next for the PGA Merchandise Show?

by Bradley Turner, Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA The PGA Merchandise Show is one of the largest sport trade shows in America, focusing on golf shop merchandise and the broad elements of business commerce. The “Show” has been the premier gathering of golf manufacturers, suppliers, and vendors…

A Sizzling Start to the 2022 Golf Season

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf and Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA The PGA Tour was back in Hawaii for the Tournament of Champions this month, and it is evident that there was plenty of practice happening during the holiday break. Jon Rahm finishing second place with a 72-hole score…

Legacy Coaching Series: Harry Vardon

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA In the second article of the Legacy Coaching Series, I will share some interesting thoughts on putting from the great Harry Vardon. Vardon was the star golfer of his era, and his name is still used today to describe…

Legacy Coaching Series: Walter Travis

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA    Over the next few months, I will look at historic players and golf instructors who have influenced the teaching ideas in their era and how those ideas are relevant today. In this Legacy Coaching Series, I will discuss a…

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…