Golf News for Thursday, January 10, 2013 | Instruction

Keiser University College of Golf teachers earn Impact Zone Golf certifications

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is proud to announce four of its professional faculty members have earned Instructor Certification for the Impact Zone™ Golf program, one of golf's most comprehensive teaching systems.

PGA Master Professional and Program Director Brian Hughes; PGA Master Professional David Wixson; PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and Golf Operations Frank Longabucco; and PGA Member and Golf Magazine Top 100 Adjunct Instructor John Callahan received Impact Zone Golf Instructor Certifications, and will provide IZG instruction at the Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management.

"Impact Zone Golf is a comprehensive teaching program which focuses on five unique swing dynamics, specialized drills and personal instruction, and we're very proud of our faculty members who have achieved IZG certification," says Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Dr. Eric Wilson, who is a PGA Master Professional. "By making optional teaching methods, such as Impact Zone Golf, available to our students at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, we can provide them with a stronger academic foundation and a more complete skill set for when they enter the job market."

Founded by PGA TOUR veteran and CBS Sports commentator Bobby Clampett, the Impact Zone Golf system addresses what Clampett considers the five key facets of golf — dynamics, style, knowledge, fitness and health, and mental. Engaging all five of these facets creates a holistic teaching approach, which leads to the most enjoyment and improvement and the best results.

The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management features a 20,000-square-foot facility includes a 1,500-square-foot indoor putting green, advanced launch monitor technology, TaylorMade MAT-T swing analysis system, an interactive golf simulator provided by Full Swing Golf powered by SIRGUL, and a golf club repair lab equipped by Mitchell Golf Equipment. Students also receive access to the highly acclaimed PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance where they can practice on a 35-acre lighted practice range, short game areas, bunker facility and extensive putting greens. Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management also gives students daily access to several PGA Master Professionals, such as Brian Hughes, Dr. Eric Wilson, and Golf Magazine top 100 teacher Dr. T.J. Tomasi.

Keiser University's Associate of Science degree in Golf Management prepares students for a variety of positions in the golf industry. In this program, students are prepared to provide golf instruction, manage golf course operations, ensure appropriate maintenance of golf facilities and equipment, as well as integrate the play of golf into the broader hospitality and recreation domain. Keiser University's Bachelor of Science in Sports Management degree (with a concentration in golf management) focuses on the managerial and business aspects of a career in golf. The curriculum supports an expanded professional role of sports managers and graduates of associate degree programs in golf, hospitality, fitness, sports, recreation and other related fields.

For more information on attending Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, please contact the College of Golf campus at 1860 Fountainview Blvd, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; online at; or call 888.355.4465.

About Keiser University:
Keiser University (KU) is a private, not-for-profit university serving nearly 18,000 students pursuing doctoral through associate degrees on 15 campuses and online and employing nearly 3,500 staff and faculty. Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University. Sixty-two percent of KU students graduate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and healthcare fields, providing the talented workforce necessary for Florida to compete globally. Keiser University's educational reach extends globally through its international programs, including the Latin Division, a cooperative agreement in the Eastern European nation of Moldova, and a campus in Shanghai, China.

John Meng
Meng & Company
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