The second hour of the Michigan Golf Live radio finale kicks off with some reminiscing by host Bill Hobson. A special recording is aired wherein Bill and his son Bo Hobson recount their trip to the Masters. Eric Smith joins from Top of the Rock in the Ozarks of Missouri and the radio season ends with a live interview with Jay Eccleton, Director of Golf at the Emerald in Saint Johns to talk about high school golf and Title 9.
The Season Finale special broadcast of Michigan Golf Live ends a great season for golf in Michigan. Host Bill Hobson welcomes guests from around the country to entice golfers to keep playing once the chill finds its way to Michigan. Dan Shepherd of Branson, MO's Big Cedar Lodge talks about what brings people to Branson. Russ Holden joins to talk about Kaddy for a Cure. Kevin Ginoza, PGA Director of Golf at Waikoloa Beach Restort, on the Big Island in Hawai'i joins to convince us to visit.
The second hour returns with Bill Hobson covering the US Amateur Open and the Team USA Olympic Golf. This hour features interviews with Jeff Babineau of Golfweek, Dan Straka of King Par, and Nick Carlson of the University of Michigan Men's Golf team, and his parents!
Bill Hobson hosts Michigan Golf Live as he covers the US Amateur Open and the Olympic Golf events. The show is packed with guests, including Dylan Meyer of the University of Illinois Men's Golf team, Lee Jewett, Arron Oberholser of the Golf Channel, and David Robinson, Western Golf Association Chairman.
The American Junior Golf Association is encouraging young people across the globe to play and compete in the game with tournaments from coast-to-coast.
The second hour of Michigan Golf Live kicks off with Jason Kempfer of Cedar River Golf Course visiting with host Bill Hobson. Short's Brewing Company's Jillian Cobb joins by phone to discuss the operation there. This hour features an interview with Director of International Golf Sales Bill Hogan of Premier Golf to talk about the exclusive travel packages to the Ryder Cup. This episode finishes off with Jody Kaley, Director of SAles at Shanty Creek Resorts to talk about some of the limitless possibilities they offer for stay and play packages.
Michigan Golf Live broadcasts from Shanty Creek Resorts near Torch Lake in Michigan. Host Bill Hobson is welcomed by Mike Mooney to start the show off from The Legend & Summit Golf Courses. Christine Davis from Dewitt Marine joins by phone to talk about boating around Torch Lake. Hawk's Eye Director of Golf Jay Stanula sits down for a moment before the special interview with the Oakland Hills South Course auction winners. The first hour closes with Jason Kempfer, Head Professional at Ceder River Golf Course.
Michigan Golf Live returns for the second hour from the Kali's Cure for Paralysis Foundation 9th Annual Golf Outing and Auction at Dunmaglas in Charlevoix, Michigan. Mike Mumford, a board member for the Foundation talks about his experience and the paralysis research cause. At the end of the hour, Kali's father Mike Pung joins and discusses the importance of caring for those with Spinal Cord Injury.
This hour features an interview with legendary golf instructor Butch Harmon in response to his student Jimmy Walker's winning the 2016 PGA Championship.
Bill Hobson hosts live this week from Dunmaglas at the Kali's Cure for Paralysis Foundation 9th Annual Golf Outing. Kali's Cure board member James O'Neill joins to introduce the Foundation and the event taking place in Charlevoix today. A conversation with Kevin McKinley, Director of Golf at Treetops Resort, is featured in this hour to promote the Treetops Marathon for the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Hour two of Michigan Golf Live returns this week from Boyne Golf in the north of Michigan. Many staff from the resort sit down with Bill, including Director of Golf Josh Richter, Executive Vice President of Golf Operations Bernie Friedrich, and Head Professionals Dave Trudell and John Myers of the Heather and Boyne Country Club respectively.
The second of a two-part interview with golf writer Alan Shipnuck is featured in this hour.