Keiser University Golf Team Places Second

The Keiser University College of Golf & Sports Management (COGSM) Eagles men’s golf team is flying high with a 2nd place finish at the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) Fall Regional Tournament held at the Marriott World Center’s beautiful and challenging Hawks Landing golf course in Orlando, Florida. The runner-up position places the Port St. Lucie COGSM Eagles team in strong contention for advancing to the Nationals. Members of the Eagles team with low scores included Victor Cuevas (81), Taylor Hall (85), Jacob Hensler (76), Zack Luce (76), Chris Myrtle (76), Bobby Taggart (80), Colby Takushi (73), and Mitchell Young (74).

Their competitors included the University of Central Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida State University, University of Florida, University of Miami and Warner Southern. Many of the competitor schools have substantial scholarship and famous alumni to help with drawing top ranked national players to their programs.

“The Keiser Eagles continue to overcome tremendous odds and to prevail over more experienced teams from much larger universities, so we’re very proud of their accomplishments.” says John McMurry, Vice President of Keiser University COGSM. “Everyone at Keiser-students and faculty alike-share a passion of golf and a drive for excellence both on and off the course. Go Eagles!”

The Regional Tournament 2 is scheduled just down the road from the Port. St. Lucie campus at Champions Club at Summerfield in Stuart, October 25-26, 2014. For more information visit www.NCCGA.org.

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 the golf facilities and equipment, as well as integrate the play of golf into the broader hospitality and recreation domain. The Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from Keiser University (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, fitness, recreation, hospitality and other related fields.

For more information. please contact the College of Golf campus at 1860 Fountainview Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, Florida online at www.CollegeofGolfKeiserUniversity.edu or call 888-355-4465.

Dave Daubert

Lehigh University graduate, Procter & Gamble retired. Previously a Managing Editor and Feature Writer for a regional golf monthly magazine for 11 years. Married to wife Carol and residing in Solivita, an active adult community in Central Florida

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