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‘Talking With the Golf Guy’ Moves to ESPN 700
The Rocky Mountain Golf Network and Sports Radio ESPN 700 have finalized an agreement wherein ESPN 700 will become the flagship station in broadcasting live updates from golf’s major championships and carrying Rocky Mountain’s popular weekly golf show “Talking Golf with the Golf Guy.”
The Rocky Mountain Golf Network is owned and operated by longtime radio personality and PGA Master Professional Jeff Waters, who is known as “The Golf Guy” in radio markets throughout the western United States. Mr. Waters, a 25-year veteran of the broadcast industry, will continue to host the two-hour show “Talking Golf” each Saturday during the golf season, with the show originating from the studios of ESPN 700 in Salt Lake City.
The Rocky Mountain Golf Network provides live updates from golf’s major championships – The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and the PGA Championship. The Rocky Mountain Golf Network-Sports Radio ESPN 700 alliance also will include live updates from PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Web.Com Tour events, as well as coverage of local, regional and national golf issues and events.
“We are very pleased to be able to provide what we considered the most comprehensive golf coverage in the entire market through our association with the Rocky Mountain Golf Network and the Golf Guy,” said Bill Riley, Program Director for ESPN 700. “The addition of The Golf Guy and Talking Golf to our line-up gives us the most in-depth coverage of local, regional, national, and international golf in our market. As a PGA Master Professional, he is fully aware of current issues as they relate to sports and the golf world. We enthusiastically welcome this quality coverage to our lineup.”
The two-hour weekly Talking Golf Show featuring The Golf Guy will air Saturday Mornings in the 7 a.m.-9 a.m. time slot on ESPN 700. The Rocky Mountain Golf Network is heard throughout Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho and Colorado. These updates are also simulcast on www.jeffgolfguy.com.
Sports Radio ESPN 700 is the broadcast home for University of Utah Athletics and Real Salt Lake Professional Soccer.
ESPN 700’s lineup of announcers include: Mike Golic, Mike Greenberg, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, Scott Van Pelt, Bill Riley, and Hans Olsen.