College of Golf April 2017 Events
Keiser University Seahawk National Collegiate Club Golf Association Team Finishes Third in Spring Regional #1 Tournament
The Keiser University Seahawk National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) Team recently finished third in the 2017 Spring Regional Tournament #1 behind The University of Central Florida and Florida Atlantic University at Sand Hill Crane Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. While the Seahawks led on day one, the wind and their opponents’ strong play won out on day two. The Seahawks were led by Christian Brown who finished in third place individually with rounds of 76-73. For complete results, go to www.nccga.org.
The Seahawks continue their quest for an eighth straight bid to the NCCGA National Championship next week in the Spring Regional Tournament #2 at The Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club in Tampa, Florida. PGA Coaches Frank Longabucco and John Callahan continue to conduct mental game and short game practices for the team to prepare them for upcoming competitions. “We’re looking forward to the challenge of qualifying for the National Tournament, and our team is comprised of some very good players,” said Coach Longabucco. The team is currently ranked in the Top 25 in the nation and is looking to move up with a good showing in Tampa.
Seahawks National Collegiate Golf Club Association Team Finishes Second in Regional Tournament
Keiser University College of Golf’s National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) Team recently traveled to Tampa, Florida to compete in the NCCGA Regional Tournament #2 held at The Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club. Despite having four Seahawks in the top eight places in the tournament, the team came up eight shots shy of the championship, capturing second place in the field of five teams. Seahawk Andrew Abbott fired rounds of 74 and 78 to finish second in the individual competition. Coach John Callahan praised the team for their “professional attitude, behavior, and competitiveness.”
ESOL Students Enjoy Golf Fundamentals from Keiser University College of Golf Students
Keiser University Flagship Campus College of Golf students in Professor John Callahan’s Advanced Teaching class recently shared fundamentals of the golf swing with English as a Second Language (ESOL) students.
Following an hour of intense instruction and coaching, the session was capped off by a closest-to-the-pin contest at the Outdoor Training Area. The winner, Christina Wang, edged out her fellow competitors Angela Sha, William Wang and ESOL Professor Garcia to win the coveted Keiser University glassware.