Golf News for Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Instruction

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management recognizes graduates

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Recognizing the academic achievements of nearly a dozen students, Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) recently honored several new graduates who completed their Associate of Science degree in Golf Management programs. The graduating students received commemorative pins acknowledging their educational achievement during a ceremony held on the school campus.

Honored during the ceremony were graduates Richard Dorso of East Northport, N.Y.; Eugene Gorman of Glenside, Penn.; Jamison Kotulka of North Wales, Penn.; Anibal Lugo of San Juan, Puerto Rico; Bryan Nightingale of Reno, Nev.; Brian Publ of Aurora, Ill.; Steven Shaw of Greentown, Ind.; and Zachary Ziembo of Flint, Mich. Unable to attend the ceremony were graduating brothers Michael and Scott McCoy of Colorado Springs, Colo.

"All of our graduates have shown remarkable dedication and a true passion for the game to reach this educational and professional milestone. Everyone at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management is proud to honor them and their accomplishments," says John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. "Keiser University COGSM provides a comprehensive education for aspiring golf professionals, and assisting theses new graduates enter into the golf industry is very rewarding experience for all of our staff and instructors."

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.

John Meng
Meng & Company
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