Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s all about Mom on this week’s Tee it Up with Nate, featuring some great products, gift ideas, and even lifestyle expertise!  We welcome in our good friend, Craig Chibarro, General Manager at Rolling Green Golf Club. Rolling Green has always been one of Sarasota’s favorite golf destinations and check out their website for great deals with their Player’s Club, Loyalty Rewards and Membership Opportunities!  www.rollinggreengc.com

Deanna Alfredo Next up is Lifestyle Expert and Coates Gold Brand Ambassador, Deanna Alfredo.  Check out her blog at www.teetotable.com and you definitely want to check out all the exciting clubs and products designed specifically for women at www.coatesgolf.com.

Haven’t found the perfect gift for Mom yet?  We welcome in Jackie Beck with New Balance Golf & Callaway Apparel!  She’s got some great ideas that will make you a hero on Mother’s Day – Click the links below for more information:



Father’s Day Special

bayhill-logo-heroHappy Father’s Day!  On Tee It Up, we’ve got you covered with some great gift ideas for Dad. From equipment and technology, to apparel and bucket list packages, there are so many great ways to show Dad you care.  On this week’s show we were joined by Roy Schindele, Director of Sales and Marketing at the fabulous Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando.  Arnold Palmer’s masterpiece is home of the Arnold Palmer Invitation and one of the finest and most renowned golf destinations in the world.  What you may not know is that they offer “Bucket List Packages” where you can enjoy the Club and Lodge at an amazing price! For as little as $165 per person, you can gift Dad with a package that includes 1 night at the Bay Hill Lodge, Complimentary Breakfast (wait til you try the bacon!!!!) and 18 holes of golf at Bay Hill as well as use of the practice facility and club amenities. TRUST ME – Dad will love this and the Bucket List Package is the official 2016 Tee It Up Radio FEATURED FATHER’S DAY GIFT!

For more details and information or to make a reservation, call 888-422-9445.  When ybay hillou call, ask for Angela German or Mary Ann Ohlman. Mary Ann has been with Bay Hill for 43 years now – one of many staff members who have been associated with the club for many, many years. They can help you schedule your Bucket List package or get that gift certificate/voucher for Father’s Day! You can also book online at www.bayhill.com


Other “Honorable Mention” gift ideas: 

Technology: Game Golf

Equipment: Callaway Apex Hybrids

Apparel: New Balance Golf 3001 Golf Shoes (best golf shoe I’ve ever worn!!!!)

Local Golf:  Summer Memberships!!! What a great way to give Dad a gift that keeps on giving. Three recommendations here:

  • Private Course – Sarabay CC – Just $500 for the whole summer (includes Green Fees)
  • Public Course (Sarasota) – 3 Courses for the price of 1 – Rolling Green, Serenoa & Legacy!
  • Public Course (Venice) – Golf In Venice – 3 courses for the price of 1 – Waterford, Calusa Lakes, Capri Isles

Happy New Year!

2015 is in the books and oh what a year it was! Too many great memories to list them all, but highlights included:

  • fehertyMeeting and introducing David Feherty during his Live Off Tour performance at Van Wezel
  • LIVE broadcasts and coverage from PGA, LPGA, Symetra and West Florida Golf Tour Events!
  • Interviews and an “in-studio” lesson from the legendary golf teacher and best-selling author, David Leadbetter
  • Hanging with Nancy Lopez, Jan Stephenson, Juli Inkster and the stars of the LPGA Legends tour as Team USA won one of the most dramatic international team golf events in HISTORY at the ISPS Handa Cup at Palm Aire Country Club
  • Meeting and getting to know two of the very best in the business, Hector and Barbara Ramos from Somar Strength!
  • The privilege of playing and featuring so many of our great local golf courses including: Bradenton Country Club, Waterlefe, Ritz Carlton, TPC Prestancia, Palm Aire Country Club, Laurel Oak, Sarabay Country Club, Rolling Green, Serenoa, Capri Isles, Waterford, Calusa Lakes, Pinebrook Ironwood, Oyster Creek, The Esplanade, The Concession, The Founders Club, Suncoast Golf Center
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  • Big thanks to my Dad, Stephen, for co-hosting this year!!!!

And now it’s on to 2016! We’ve got big plans this year and will be out on the road early, covering the LPGA Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, the PGA Tour Valspar Championship at Innisbrook, The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill and one of our favorite events of the year, The Guardian Retirement Championship from Sarabay Country Club.

In addition, we’ve got great interviews lining up including some of the biggest names in the world of golf as well as many of our local PGA and LPGA teaching professionals, authors, course architects, and much, much more.  Here’s to a spectacular 2016 and thanks so much for listening!

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Welcoming in David Leadbetter to Our Studio This Week!

David-Leadbetter-1I can’t wait until Saturday morning!  The one and only David Leadbetter will be LIVE and in studio for this week’s show.  David is the most sought after instructor in the world andDavid has coached players to 19 Major Championship titles and over 100 individual worldwide tournament victories. Six of those players have even held first place in the Official World Golf Ranking. David is the author of 8 books and his newest book “The A Swing” will hit bookstores in May.  YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS WEEK’S SHOW!

Joining David in studio will be one of his students, Arlene McKitrick who is the world record holder for career tournament victories with an astonishing 208 titles worldwide!  Arlene’s story is truly inspiring and her perspective on golf, life and health will put a smile on your face!

Arlene and David are both huge proponents of the Juvent Micro-Impact Platform and we’ll also welcome Peter Simonson from Juvent to discuss this breakthrough technology!

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