Golf News for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | People

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management honors new graduates

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) has proudly recognized four new graduates who have successfully completed their Associate of Science degree in Golf Management programs. Keiser University COGSM teachers and staff recently conducted a ceremony to award the graduating students with commemorative pins to acknowledge their academic achievement.

Students receiving the honors were Joseph Carlone of Bristol, Conn.; Michael Hunchak of Stratford, Conn.; Thomas Magnant of DePere, Wis.; and Scott Voightmann of Hastings, Neb.

"We're very proud to recognize these new graduates and to have helped prepare them for their new careers in the golf industry," says John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. "While golf is a sport enjoyed by millions all around the world, it is also a highly reward career path for anyone who loves the game. At Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management, our dedicated staff and knowledgeable instructors work closely with our students to ensure they receive the strong academic foundations that are most desired by the game's most respected leaders, companies and industry professionals."

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 www.CollegeofGolf.KeiserUniversity.edu; 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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