Golf News for Friday, October 18, 2013 | People

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management congratulates graduate

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) is pleased to announce that graduate Mark Phillips has been named as managing partner of the Golf USA in Stuart, Fla.

"At Keiser University College of Golf and Sport Management, we work extremely hard to provide our students with the academic foundation, hands-on training and real world experience they need to become a successful professional in the golf industry, so it's always very rewarding whenever we see a student like Mark do well after graduation," says John McMurry, Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Vice President. "We all wish Mark the very best in his new position at Golf USA."

Serving more than 100 locations in 18 countries, Golf USA has been a leader in the golfing industry for 25 years, offering superior customer service, quality products, and first-rate club fitting and repair.

"Mark is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and Keiser College of Golf, where he graduated with honors," adds Steve Young, co-owner of Golf USA Stuart. "He excelled in all aspects of golf instruction, club fitting, and management, and adding him as managing partner will assure our future growth and attention to our customers' needs. We're very pleased to have him on our team."

Keiser University COGSM 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 COGSM'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.

,b>About Keiser University:
Keiser University (KU) is a private, not-for-profit university serving nearly 20,000 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. 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 an off-site campus in Shanghai, China.

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