Golf News for Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | People

Keiser University College of Golf student achievements recognized

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) has recognized the academic achievements of several students who completed their Associate of Science degree in Golf Management programs. During a ceremony recently held on the school campus, the graduating students received commemorative pins acknowledging their educational milestone.

Among the students receiving the ceremonial honors were Zachary Allred of Spokane, Wash., Daniel Greer of Whitesboro, N.Y. and Sean Pemberton of Kansas City, Mo.; and Jonathan Rodriguez-Sanz of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, who was unable to attend the ceremony.

"Graduation is the culmination of a student's dedication, passion, and perseverance combined with a lot of hard work, so honoring our new graduates for their achievements is one of the most rewarding experiences for us at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management," says John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. "Every one of our graduates have received a comprehensive education covering golf tournament operations, retail management, golf course design and maintenance, golf club fitting and repair, as well as many other aspects of the golf industry. We are extremely proud of our new graduates and excited for them and the journey they are beginning in the golf industry."

The Keiser University COGSM campus features a 20,000-square-foot facility which includes a 1,500-square-foot indoor putting green, advanced launch monitor technology, an interactive golf simulator powered by Sports Coach Systems, TaylorMade MAT-T swing analysis system, 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. In addition, Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management gives students 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.

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 Sport 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 is a private, not-for-profit university serving nearly 20,000 students pursuing doctoral through associate degrees on 17 campuses, online and internationally, employing 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.

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