May the PES Be with You

May the PES Be with You By Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research A man nicknamed “Four-Finger Brown,” soon to be known as “Three-Finger Brown,” was mowing his lawn when his neighbor asked him how he got his nickname. The man stuck his finger into the…

The Culture of Golf and Why It’s Important

The Culture of Golf and Why It’s Important By John Callahan, PGA, Golf Magazine Adjunct Top 100 Teacher Golf Program Instructor Keiser University College of Golf The “Culture of Golf” has many laudable facets. For example, The First Tee, a youth sports organization with the mission of growing the game by transforming the experience of…

The Importance of Playing with Properly Fit Golf Clubs

The Importance of Playing with Properly Fit Golf Clubs by Dr. Eric C. Wilson, PGA Legacy Master Professional Executive Director of Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf The game of golf is hard enough to play without having to concern oneself with equipment that may not fit a swing motion or body type. Having…

Wrist Function During the Golf Swing and Consequences of Improper Action

Wrist Function During the Golf Swing and Consequences of Improper Action By Ken Martin, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and General Management Golf Program Instructor Keiser University College of Golf A golfer’s wrists act as a hinge between the arms and the golf club. Such a hinge can provide an advantage for moving the club…

How to Improve the Golf IQ

How to Improve the Golf IQ David Wixson, PGA Master Professional Golf Program Instructor Keiser University College of Golf To determine how one can improve their golf IQ we must first define “Golf IQ” as the term could mean something different for each individual. Loosely defined, Golf IQ infers that one golfer is more knowledgeable…

Has Driving Distance Changed on the PGA Tour Within the Last Decade?

Has Driving Distance Changed on the PGA Tour Within the Last Decade? Brian Hughes, PGA Master Professional Golf Program Director Keiser University College of Golf There has been considerable discussion recently regarding how far PGA Tour players are driving the golf ball. Observers of the game spot a player reaching a long par 5 with…

How Do You Motivate Students When They Get Frustrated and Discouraged?

How Do You Motivate Students When They Get Frustrated and Discouraged? John Callahan, PGA, Golf Magazine Adjunct Top 100 Teacher Golf Program Instructor Keiser University College of Golf Winston Churchill once expressed his frustration with golf with the hyperbolic statement, “Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an…

Slower Than Evolution

SLOWER THAN EVOLUTION By Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research So I’m watching the first round of a PGA tour event on one TV and a replay of a classic college football game (Alabama vs Florida State) on another. Ben Crane, a journeyman player, is on…

Coil is more than just a turn

COIL IS MORE THAN JUST A TURN By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Your pelvis powers your golf swing, so finding the correct amount of hip turn is important. But creating power is not just a question of hip turn — it’s how much you…

Is there a Golf Gadget You’d Love to Test?

Is there a golf gadget you’d love to test? What is it and why would you want to test it? David Wixson, PGA Master Professional Golf Program Instructor Keiser University College of Golf I would like to own a laser rangefinder like the Bushnell, which can provide golfers with a precise yardage to the hole…