Episode 5: L.A. Open golf is back at Wilshire Country Club

We touch greatness for a second straight year at the LPGA’s L.A. Open speaking with tour commissioner Michael Whan; three top American golfers with a total of three major... See More

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Episode 5: L.A. Open golf is back at Wilshire Country Club Episode 5: L.A. Open golf is back at Wilshire Country Club

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We touch greatness for a second straight year at the LPGA’s L.A. Open speaking with tour commissioner Michael Whan; three top American golfers with a total of three major championships and 19 tour wins Lexi Thompson, Brittany Lincicome, and USC’s Lisette Salas; hockey great Wayne Gretzky; six time MLB all-star Bobby Grich; and historic Wilshire Country Club president Patrick O’Grady.

We touch greatness for a second straight year at the LPGA’s L.A. Open speaking with tour commissioner Michael Whan; three top American golfers with a total of three major championships and 19 tour wins Lexi Thompson, Brittany Lincicome, and USC’s Lisette Salas; hockey great Wayne Gretzky; six time MLB all-star Bobby Grich; and historic Wilshire Country Club president Patrick O’Grady.

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Ted Sobel

Ted Sobel is the longest tenured radio sports reporter in Los Angeles having covered major events since 1974, and is a recipient of three Golden Mike awards for his work as a sports anchor/reporter at storied KFWB where he amassed over 40,000 sports updates over his 23 years there. Sobel was also heard on all-news KNX radio over the previous four decades and is proud to have been a part of the original KMPC’s first all-sports radio station in L.A. history. Ted joined Sports USA in 2005 as a sideline reporter and studio host for NFL and college football games of the week and is in year 15 with one of the nation’s largest syndicators of live radio sports while contributing one on one interviews with some of sports biggest stars.

Sobel has covered many world class events including numerous Super Bowls, World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup Finals, NCAA National Championship football and basketball games, The Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship and Open Championship of golf, Wimbledon and U.S. Open tennis, Summer Olympics, and horse racing’s triple crown and Breeders Cup. Sobel also spent 10 years as a pro and college hockey play by play announcer and is currently writing his first book, not coincidentally titled “Touching Greatness”.