Golf News for Monday, April 1, 2013 | Instruction

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management students assist at PGA Women's Golf Day event

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is well-known for providing a comprehensive golf industry education that combines classroom academics with real-world experience. More than 20 students recently received a fun, hands-on experience, working alongside PGA professionals and assisting with golf instruction during the Women's Golf Day event, hosted at the PGA Center for Golf Learning & Performance in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The special event featured LPGA Hall of Fame Inductee Nancy Quarcelino, 1990 PGA Teacher of the Year Charlie Sorrell and numerous local PGA/LPGA professionals and was designed to provide women and girls with more opportunities to get involved in the game. Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management students assisted with instruction on putting, chipping, bunker play and full swing.

"A comprehensive education always includes hands-on experience, and we are uniquely positioned to provide students with incredibly unique opportunities to work alongside PGA professionals and fine tune their skills at the PGA Center for Golf Learning & Performance," says Dr. Eric Wilson, PGA Master Professional and Executive Director of Golf Operations. "Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management prepares students for a wide variety of positions in the golf industry and we're very proud of our ability to put students side by side with PGA professionals. It's a true learning environment in which everyone benefits."

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 hav daily access to several PGA Master Professionals, such as Brian Hughes and Dr. Eric Wilson, as well as Golf Magazine top 100 teacher Dr. T.J. Tomasi.

The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management is designed to prepare students for careers in sport-related industries with concentrations in either Golf, Psychology and Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology. This is a 120-credit program geared to admit students right out of high school. For graduates of an accredited institution who hold an Associate's Degree or higher and have six months of employment in hospitality, fitness, sports, recreation, golf or a related field, the Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Management can be obtained as a completion degree entirely online in as few as 20 months.

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is well-known for its Associate of Science Degree in Golf which 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.

About Keiser University:
Keiser University's College of Golf & Sport Management is proud to announce a unique opportunity for PGA and LPGA members and their immediate families. Keiser University's Professional Golfers Association Program is an opportunity for active PGA and LPGA Members and their immediate families to complete a college degree on-line while continuing their full-time career or to attend one of Keiser University's 16 campuses throughout the State of Florida. PGA and LPGA members will receive a scholarship in the amount of 25% of the tuition cost as a benefit of membership to the Professional Golfers Association of America. To meet the scholarship qualifications students or immediate family members must provide proof of current and active Class A PGA Membership or Class A or B LPGA Membership. 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.

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 www.CollegeofGolf.KeiserUniversity.edu; or call 888.355.4465.