Mike and Billy have hosted Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy Program for over 18 years. Mike & Billy are both PGA Club Professionals with over 70 years of combined golf industry experience and playing. Their radio program airs live every Saturday from 8am to 10am PST on ESPN Radio 1230am/101.1FM in Bakersfield, Ca. and Kern County to Santa Barbara, Ca.
Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy also airs live every Saturday from 11am to 1pm PST in San Luis Obispo County (Santa Maria to Paso Robles) California and on KVEC 920am/96.5FM. The Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy Program is available on podcast weekly around the world with over 12,000 downloads per month via iTunes, Spreaker, iHeart Radio, Stitcher and other platforms.
Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy focuses on the FUN of the game. Mike & Billy share real life experiences weekly on their radio program that come from their involvement with The First Tee Junior Golf & Life Skills Program, golf lessons, golf tournaments, the customers that they meet, golf tournaments, golf courses they visit and work at and playing golf with friends. Mike & Billy strive each week to bring a fresh perspective on life and golf to their listeners with banter and anecdotal humor.
Weekly interviews include top name golf instructors, junior golfers, industry golf leaders, golf entrepreneurs, leaders in the golf industry, professional golfers, tour players, professional media and human interest stories. Weekly segments include: the Live Shot of the Day, Joke Around, Golf History, Golf Tips, Golf Industry Trends, Loose Impediments, The 9 Core Values of The First Tee, Junior Golf events, life stories and experience that tie back into golf and The 9 Core Values of The First Tee.
The Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy listening audience includes people from all walks of life from juniors to seniors. Golf is the game of a lifetime and anyone can play it at almost anytime of their life. Many of our listeners are golfers and many more are people who have never golfed at all. Our listeners like being active, like the outdoors, love to learn and are extremely loyal to our program.
We promote our partners weekly with live reads during the radio show and podcast. We promote our partners weekly on all social media platforms listed below. We boost our weekly Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy Facebook Event posts to highlight the show and attract more interest for our partners. We host monthly contests when possible with our partners for the listeners. When inventory allows we can include radio commercials on both stations for our partners.
About the Host
Mike Brabenec, PGA & Co-host of Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy is the PGA Director of Golf at Paso Robles Golf Club and a Recognized The First Tee Coach. Mike has worked in the golf industry for over 32 years as an Assistant Professional, Head Professional, Director of Golf and General Manager. His work experience includes Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View, California, Avila Beach Golf Resort in Avila Beach, California and the Blacklake Golf Resort in Nipomo, California. Mike’s teaching experience has been with the Central Coast Golf Academy, Avila Beach Golf Academy, Blacklake Golf Academy and Golf Talk Radio Golf Programs working with his Co-Host and best friend Billy Gibbs. Mike currently lives in Paso Robles, California with his wife of twenty-one years, Amy and two children Ava and Noah. Mike is a sports fanatic and loves the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, San Jose Sharks and Golden State Warriors. His hobbies include; surfing, guitar, podcasting, golf, baseball and fishing.
Billy Gibbs, PGA - Co-host of Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy has worked in the golf industry for over 40 years as an Assistant Professional, Head Professional & Director of Instruction. Billy competed in many tour events during the 80’s and 90’s and now plays for the love of the game. His work experience includes Altadena CC, Avila Beach Golf Resort, in Avila Beach, California and Blacklake Golf Resort in Nipomo, California where is currently the PGA Director of Instruction. Billy is one of only 9 Master Coaches for The First Tee, as well as a National Trainer. He is currently the Program Director of The First Tee Central Coast and Lead Coach at 4 program sites. Billy lives in beautiful Nipomo, California with his wife of over 20 years, Josie, and two of the most amazing pets, Brodie & Mimi.
United States, Canada, Australia, China, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Mexico
Social Media Reach
Description of Reach
Our show distributes on all major podcast platforms including iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and the Libsyn Network (Android App, Blogger, Facebook, Libsyn Classic Feed, Microsoft Windows App, Podcast.com, Twitter, Podcast Companion App, YouTube and more).
With every ad spot ordered (live reads) we'll promote you on our social media channels and to our email database with weekly email blasts at no extra charge. This includes 2 tweets on our Twitter account (1,600 followers), 1 post on our FB Pages Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy (100 followers), Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy KVEC 920am & ESPN 1230am (1,000 followers), Golf Talk Radio - Mike Brabenec (5,000 friends) & Billy Gibbs (4,000 friends), 1 post on LinkedIn - Mike Brabenec (4,210 followers), 1 post on Google+ Golf Talk Radio/Mike Brabenec (500 followers) and business banner with link to business website in our weekly email blast (5,000 subscribers) up to 4 times per month.