MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Golf Tourism Solutions Tournament Division has announced that Keiser University College of Golf has been named title sponsor of the Palmetto High School Golf Championship.
The renamed Keiser University College of Golf Palmetto Championship will be played March 28-30, 2024 at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, True Blue Golf Club and Tradition Club, allowing high school teams to compete on some of America’s premier public courses.
A 54-hole, college-style tournament, the event attracts teams from across the nation as they gear up for possible state championship runs. Current PGA Tour players Rickie Fowler, the 2006 champion, and Harris English are among the Palmetto’s most distinguished alums. This year the tournament will again feature 48 teams from a variety of states and Canada.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Keiser University College of Golf to the Golf Tourism Solutions Tournament Division team,” said Scott Tomasello, GTS tournament director. “They are an ideal partner for an event that attracts young men and women from across America who have dreams of a career in the golf industry.”
When it comes to golf college and academy programs, Keiser University understands what is necessary to help aspiring professionals succeed, offering compelling reasons to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in golf management from Keiser University:
— The school includes 1,500+ square feet of indoor golf instructional space that houses state-of-the practice technology including video systems, launch monitors, a 3D swing analysis system, and more.
— With an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in golf management from Keiser University College of Golf, upon graduation you’ll have earned credits toward those required for PGA or LPGA membership.
— Classes can be taken online or in-person
— The College of Golf has a team of PGA Master Professional and Certified PGA Professional instructors who are certified in impact zone golf.
— Students have access to Palm Beach County Golf Courses 7 days a week.
— International students are accepted with an F-1 visa that is good for the length of the program.
— The College of Golf is a part of Keiser University, a trusted, reputable, and accredited institution awarding degrees from the associate to doctoral level since 1977.
The Keiser University College of Championship is one of 10 events Tomasello and the Golf Tourism Solutions tournament division team will operate in 2024. Collectively the events will attract more than 6,000 players, account for more than 25,000 rounds of golf, and deliver millions of dollars in economic impact to the Myrtle Beach community.
Most notably, GTS runs the PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship, the world’s largest single-site amateur tournament. The event that annually attracts more than 3,200 players from all 50 states and 15+ different countries.
Other GTS events include the Brittain Resorts Classic, Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship, TRUE World Am Q School, GolfBuddy Veterans Classic, National Retired Military Golf Classic, Family Golf Week, Short Par 4 Girls Palmetto and Short Par 4 Fall Classic.
For more information on the Keiser University College of Golf Championship, visit palmettohsgolf.com.