Golf News for Tuesday, November 5, 2013 | Tournaments

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management golf team wins

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) 'Eagles' golf team is soaring. After winning their debut team tournament earlier this month, the Eagles chalked up their second straight victory in the Florida National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) Fall Regional II Tournament, held at Santa Lucia River Club and Legacy Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The Eagles turned in a two-day shot total of 800 to defeat the University of Central Florida Knights and the Florida State University Seminoles. The win puts the team in contention for a wild card spot in the Fall National Championship, held next month in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Keiser University COGSM students also dominated the low individual honors. Colby Takushi (76-82) tied for first place with a score of 158, while James Bombard (85-75) and Steven Shaw (78-82) tied for third with 160.

"Fielding a golf team in a NCCGA tournament for the very first time and winning was very exciting, but now to win our second consecutive event and to dominate against some very good collegiate teams is making a statement," says John McMurry, Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Vice President. "All of the students, instructors and staff at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management share a passion of golf and a drive for excellence. Our staff works to provide the most comprehensive education in the golf industry, and our students our driven to be the best both on- and off-the-course. We're very proud of each and every one of them."

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

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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