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Interviewing Tour Player Peter Jacobsen at the Haggin Oaks Golf Expo
Sitting on the railing waiting to tee off on #18 at Pebble Beach
Brett and Vince get ready to tee off on Pebble Beach's famed par 3 seventh hole
The course superintendent had fun with this. Here's a Superbowl Sunday view from the clubhouse at Whitney Oaks in Rocklin
Left to Right; My wife Patty Mastracco, my friend golf writer Pavel Mandys from the Chech Republic
Vince and daughter Abbey at an NBC function during the 2011 American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe.
Co-host Brett Taylor, a strong player and excellent instructor in the Sacramento region gets ready to tee it up from the back tee box on #18 at Pebble.
A reminder, the U.S. Open comes back to the Olympic Club in San Francisco next year. We had a nice round there prior to this year's California State Amateur (Men's).
PGA Tour player Kevin Sutherland giving a clinic at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento.
Golf Artist Jim Fitzpatrick and Vince enjoying an NCPGA event, The Langely. Honoree that evening was Ken Venturi.
The 18th at Old Greenwood in Truckee. Gorgeous, just gorgeous. Nicklaus design . . it has some teeth.
Woods & Brett tee it up at Olympic Club; that's Steve Woods, winner of the 1994 California State Amateur.
Lake Tahoe PR person extraordinare, Phil Weidinger, showing his form during a Golf The High Sierra event in 2011.
Left: Natural Golf Instructor Bob Epperly. Right: Empire Ranch Instructor Sandy Guzzardo. It was golf lesson day in the studio.
Looking for the wedges that he threw into a pond after blading several shots. Ahh golf!
Golf instruction day in the studio. Timbercreek Head Golf Professional also joined us. Mark often guest hosts when Brett or Vince are away.
 

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Sampling of Guests

Ken Venturi, Nick Price, Rich Beem, Natalie Gulbis, Christina Kim, Jim Nance, former V.P. Dan Quayle, Oscar De La Hoya, Cheryl Ladd, Lacy Underall (Cindy Morgan), Tom Pernice, Kevin Sutherland, Spencer Levin, Scott McCarron, Robert Trent Jones, Jr.(and Sr.), Peter Oosterhuis, Ming Tsai, Brandi Chastain, Glen Campbell, John O'Hurley, Hank Haney, Butch Harmon, Peter Jacobsen, Jim Hardy, Tony Jacklin, Steve Pate, Nathaniel Crosby, Brooke Pernice, Billy Casper, Esteban Toledo, Lee Elder, John Kruk, Denis Watson, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Digger Phelps, Ben Wright, Jim Thorpe, John Jacobs, Joey Sindelar, David Feherty, Tom Smothers, Juli Inkster, John Elway, Rick Barry, Jerry Lucas, Jim Plunkett, Gabby Reese, Huey Lewis, Greg Norman and more.

Listener Comments
  • Wish you could be heard in Chicago ... Caught your show while visiting. JH
  • When I'm on the course on Saturday mornings I wear my headphones so I don't miss your program." TI
  • Since I started to listen to your show I have tried to learn about the rules. I bought the book, USGA Golf Rules In Pictures, and have made it my restroom reader" DD
  • Great job. Thanks so much. KM (product review)
  • Appreciate the coverage you give our products and brand. RG
  • Thanks for Mr. M's email (at CBS Sacto.), I just sent him a note saying how much we enjoy your show/work. Keep it up and I hope to meet you sometime when you are doing one of your remotes. TT
  • Thanks for having me as a guest on your show this morning. I love the way you plug all of the sites. Hopefully it went well on your end. I'll keep you posted on what kind of sales results we had." JR
Event Coverage

Going where great golf is played.
Projected 2011 Tournaments to be covered

  • AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm (PGA Tour)
  • Farmer's Insurance Open (PGA Tour, San Diego)
  • Northern Trust Open (PGA Tour, Los Angeles)
  • Fresh Express Classic (Nationwide, Hayward, CA)
  • American Century Celebrity Inv. (NBC, Lake Tahoe)
  • 1st Tee Open, (Champions Tour, Pebble Beach)
  • Reno/Tahoe Open (PGA Tour, Reno)
  • Frys.com Open (PGA Tour, San Martin, CA)
  • Charles Schwab Cup (Champions Tour, SF)
  • Callaway Invitational (Combined Tours, Pebble Beach)
Advertiser Opportunities
  • Recorded :30 & :60 second commercials (See rates)
  • Live announcer mentions (billboards) and live endorsement reads
  • Remote broadcasts from your site (utilize Comrex Vector codec)
  • Product review promotion
  • Charity/Fundraising support/opportunities
    • Note: for 2011, Golf Talk would like to institute a fundraising golf tournament and/or a series of small (5-groups or less) events with proceeds earmarked to support cancer research. Sponsor/advertiser participation is available.
  • Special event promotions
  • Golf Travel/Resort advertising
  • Upscale dining and imbibing
  • Health/fitness
  • Golf course promotions
  • Advertise to an exclusive golf audience
Vince Mastracco
Member Golf Writers of America Assoc., California Golf Writers & Broadcasters Assoc.

Honors/Awards: International Network of Golf (ING) awards in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010. Named by Sacramento Bee as one of 25 most influential people in area golf. California Golf Writers & Broadcasters Outstanding Journalist award 2005. Northern Calif. PGA section Media Person of the Year, 1999.
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Brett Taylor
  • Golf Professional at Empire Ranch, Folsom, CA. Regular instruction contributor to Golf Illustrated Magazine w/multiple cover stories.
  • Co-Host of Golf Talk Radio Show since 2000.
  • Current students include players on: LET,Futures, Nationwide, D-I and other competitive tournament players.
Professional Playing Experience
  • 30+ events, winner.
  • Collegiate golf: Northwestern University, scholarship.
  • Holder of 13 course records.
  • Teaching technology utilized: V1 Swing Analysis, K-Vest TPI 3D edition, TOMI Putting System
  • '91 Utah State Amateur, runner-up
  • '87 Utah Golf Assoc., TOC, Champion
  • '85, '86 Redwood Empire, POY
  • '85 Utah Jr. Golf Assoc., POY
  • '84 Sonoma County Amateur (CA) Champion
  • '83 Utah Junior State Am, Champion
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Vince Mastracco:
Host/Producer

vince mastracco golf talkMember Golf Writers of America Assoc., California Golf Writers & Broadcasters Assoc.
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Brett Taylor:
Co-Host

vince mastracco golf talkGolf Professional at Empire Ranch, Folsom, CA. Regular instruction contributor to Golf Illustrated Magazine w/multiple cover stories.
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