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Bill Hobson is back for this weekend's second hour of Michigan Golf Live from TPC Michigan, located in Dearborn. Off the top of the hour Director of Golf and LPGA Professional at Oak Pointe Country Club, Robin Rasch phones in to talk about ClubCorp with Heath Morden, Christene Mech, and Bill Hobson. To close the show, Head Superintendent of TPC Michigan Kevin Brooks sits down to talk about the Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course.

This hour features an interview with Thomas Pagel, Senior Director, Rules of Golf and Amateur Status. He and Bill Hobson discuss recent rules changes to the game.

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Michigan Golf Live is broadcast this morning from TPC Michigan in Dearborn, Michigan. Host Bill Hobson is joined by Head Pro at TCP, Heath Morden, and Christine Mech, Membership Director there. They introduce the clubs's 18 holes before Bill and they answer a phone call from George Bowman, PGA from Oakhurst Golf & Country Club. A little later, Kate Moore phones in to talk about the Michigan Golf Course Owners Association Raffle, before Christine Mech talks a little bit about the membership status at TPC.

This hour features a special interview with Derek Mikulski, founder of ActivMotion Bar, a company manufacturing a unique piece of workout equipment designed with golfers in mind.

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Bill Hobson is back for the second hour and joined by co-host for the hour J. Mike DeAgostino, PR Manager at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The hour closes out with Mark Hill, Director of Instruction there. This hour features special interviews with famed short game instructor Dave Pelz and he and Bill talk the trade. Bill also interviewed a series of High School golf coaches to get their opinions on the status of Boys' Golf with respect to the high school golf season.

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Bill Hobson hosts Michigan Golf Live this day from Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The show kicks off with Pro Golfer Mark Hill, Director of Instruction at GTR. A little later, Paul Galligan, Director of Golf & Grounds talks about the three courses at Grand Traverse, and a little of what goes into maintaining the beautiful Northern Michigan property, part of which was designed by Jack Nicklaus. Dawn Olsen takes a seat to talk about the plentiful amenities at the Spa. Also in this hour, Terry Kildea from Hawk Hollow joins by phone and Carey Mitchelson also phones in to raise awareness for the MI Turfgrass Fundraiser.

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The second hour of Michigan Golf Live returns with host Bill Hobson and co-host for show Dave Kendall, Founder of the Kendall Academy and Lead Coach of the Golf Channel Academy. Director of Instruction Jim Yuhas and Senior Teaching Pro Scott Hayes come back and get into some of the details of the technology and how they tailor instruction to the student. Senior Teaching Professional Tom Harding joins and talks about his experiences with the students he's had in his 10 years at Kendall Academy.

This hour features the second part of Bill Hobson's interview with instructor Hank Haney.

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Michigan Golf Live tees up the 2017 Season as host Bill Hobson broadcasts from The Kendall Golf Academy at Miles of Golf. Dave Kendall, Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach and founder of the Kendall Golf Academy sits with Bill to talk about the weather and season in progress. Scott Hayes, Senior Teaching Professional sits down and talks a little about The Golfing Machine and how technology is incorporated into training sessions. Jim Yuhas also joins the group and he and Bill discuss the state of the game and what Kendall Golf Academy can offer to golfers of all skill levels.

This hour features the first part of Bill Hobson's interview with instructor Hank Haney.

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He's 60 years young and still hitting it 350+ in competition. Long Drive Champ Bobby Wilson is headlining the West Michigan Golf Show, Feb 10-12th in Grand Rapids, and joins MGL's Bill Hobson to talk about his career, love for the game, and the tips he gives to golfers that have provided them with 15-20 yards extra off the tee.

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Ready to leave winter behind and have some fun in Vegas? Pack your sticks and get ready for the 2017 Las Vegas World Amateur Championship, Feb 26 - March 2! Tournament Director Paudy O'Connor shares the details of this remarkable value and fun competition!

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Inspired by the Dec 23rd holiday known as Festivus, MGL Host Bill Hobson interacts with viewers during a live Periscope broadcast to share his - and their - golf grievances.

"I got a lot of problems with you people...and you're going to hear about it!" - Frank Costanza

 

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After 23 years at Crystal Mountain, PGA Professional Brad Dean has made a move short in distance but colossal in scope - he's the new owner of Interlochen Golf Club. In this MGL Podcast, we talk with Brad about living his dream of being a golf course owner and offer to help serve as a taste tester for new menu items.

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