Ryan Alvino Speaks to Keiser University College of Golf Students

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In a speech to Keiser University College of Golf students, Ryan Alvino, Class A PGA professional, spoke to students on ways to maximize their career potential in the golf industry.

We are proud to have such a distinguished professional as Ryan Alvino encourage our students to think about their roles in the growing golf industry.

PGA professional, Ryan Alvino, stressed that students of Keiser University College of Golf Program should keep up with key industry initiatives, such as teaching, business, agronomy, products, or merchandise, as well as exercise adaptability to various types of golf organization management plans and philosophies. Alvino, a graduate of the Penn State PGM program and San Francisco PGA Junior golf Committee member, was rated 2010 “Top 50 Kid’s Instructor” (HM) in the United States. No stranger to visiting golf schools, he is also a head professional at the John Prince Golf Learning Center, a Top 100 range from 2009-2011.

In his address to golf school students, Alvino stressed that career success will be driven by the ability to adapt to the goals and objectives of different facilities. The golf professional also shared his own experiences in working at all types of facilities run by different leadership personalities. The value of these experiences was noted in how each provided the ability to reach his current Head Professional position.

Dr. Eric Wilson, Executive Director of Golf Operations, said, “From golf school students to interns to facility leaders, we all need to begin somewhere. We are proud to have such a distinguished professional as Ryan Alvino encourage our students to think about their roles in the growing golf industry. Professional expertise is critical for them to integrate their knowledge, confidence, and career direction.”

Alvino also said it is important to realize that the goal of all facilities is to grow the game of golf. A passion for the sport drives every type of facility. The basic theme of growing the game was highlighted by the PGA professional’s training under Jim McClean, as an independent contractor of a resort, to his current job with an independent contracted company for a municipality.

Reading references were provided as well, based on Alvino’s journey into the job market, for which Coach John Wooden and Bob Rotella were said to be most impressionable. Alvino also provided the golf school students with resume ideas and the tip to think about where they might be in three-to-five years after graduating from the golf school.

Keiser University College of Golf, one of the premier golf schools in the United States, offers an Associate of Science degree in Golf Management, which students can earn in 16 months. To learn more and apply to the program, visit http://collegeofgolf.com for more information.

About Keiser University College of Golf
The Keiser University College of Golf, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, incorporates a 20,000 square foot campus. Located in Port St. Lucie, FL, the golf school is near the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance and not far from several PGA golf courses. The school also has over 4,000 square feet of indoor golf instructional space with state-of-the-art technology, and employs several golf industry professionals as instructors.

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