Debuting in March 2006 - GolfTalk Live has brought radio and podcast listeners the latest news from the World of Golf. From its inception, GolfTalk Live has provided area golfers with the latest golf destination packages, cutting edge instructional insight, local golf stories and interviews with the men and women that are shaping the golf world.
In 2021, GolfTalk Live went fully to a digital platform with the launch of our The 19thHole_Podcast
Allen is one of the most respected business minds in the golf industry and his personality lends itself to our interview-driven shows.
A former PGA Golf Professional, Allen has enjoyed stints with some of the largest golf operators in the nation - where he managed multiple properties and orchestrated the acquisition of over $50 million in golf properties.
Today, Allen is a member of the Colliers International’s Golf Brokerage & Advisory Services Group, and a recognized specialist in the consulting and management and turnaround of under-performing and distressed hospitality assets.
Christian brings his dry witty personality, a significant amount of golf experience and an overwhelming desire to talk smack on Andrew's golf game weekly to the Show.
A former Division I golfer for the Niagara University Purple Eagles,
Christian's knowledge of the game will lend itself perfectly to the GolfTalk Live interview and debate format. While his marketing and sales background will enhance the business opportunities available to loyal Sponsors.
Baldassari, a second-generation PGA Member and Certified PGA Professional in Player Development, served as the PGA leader for such successful initiatives including the PGA Junior League Golf and PGA Junior Golf Camps, and with Augusta National Golf Club and the USGA for the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship.
Andrew's diverse background in the golf industry including having worked for one of the largest club management companies, operated a club and served as the Regional Tournament Director for the NCCGA.
Founder of the Niagara University Club Golf team that made three consecutive appearances in the NCCGA National Championship.
Andrew specializes in business development and marketing opportunities that help our Sponsors grow their brands.
Elliott, a PGA Professional, Coach, Mentor as well as the 2017 PGA National Youth Player Development Award, is a considered an expert by his peers in all facets of the business, including numerous appearances on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive to talk about the state of the game. He is the Executive Director of the Little Linksters Association for Jr. Golf Development 501c3, and Director of Instruction for the Little Linksters Golf Academies. Elliott is also a writer for both PGA.com and Golf Range Magazine and is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America
Andy Hydorn, another new member of the team is another industry veteran. He is currently a director of player and coach development for Ikonik Golf and has a long career in other areas of the golf industry including Callaway Golf and Back 9 USA. Hydorn is also a competitive amateur player on the national level. He lives in Houston, TX but still calls Boston home
The Founder of GolfTalk Live, Tony has enjoyed a well-rounded 30-year career in the media. Tony has been Associate Publisher and Editor of GolfStyles Philadelphia Magazine, Award-winning writer, Sports editor of a daily newspaper, Editor of two national golf magazines, and veteran of both radio and television.
Tony's knowledge of golf is recognized nationally as evidenced by his selection to the International Network of Golf Advisory Board, Golf Writers Association of America Championship Committee and Golf Week's Top 100 ratings panel.
You never know who will join us next either on-air or in the 19th Hole.