featuring Tony Leodora
Host Tony Leodora provides the listener with an informative and entertaining commentary that could only come from years of experience and love for the game of golf.
has had a well-rounded 35-year career in the media.
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host is also an award-winning writer/columnist, a humorist and an accomplished after-dinner speaker.
For years, he served as emcee for the national Golf Writers Association of America banquet in Myrtle Beach and does many other events throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.
Tony Leodora in Jamaica with Annette Carollo, Director of Group Sales at Iberostar
accepting the award for No. 1 Golf Radio Show in America by the Internaional Network of Golf
Tony Leodora with Phillies announcer Chris Wheeler at Innisbrook
Tony Leodora doing show with former Ryder Cup captain and U.S. Open champion Tony Jacklin at The Concession Golf Club.
From left: show host Tony Leodora, on-site producer Eddie (The Kid) Caiazzo and Kayla Champagne.
Tony Leodora congratulates GolfTalk Live's Director of Instruction Lou Guzzi upon being named one of America's Top 100 Teachers by Golf Magazine.
GolfTalk Live host Tony Leodora displays the plaque proclaiming the show No. 1 in America, flanked by many sponsors and supporters.
Tony Leodora shows off 2010 International Network of Golf Award for Best Golf Radio Show in America with WNTP staff, from left: Doug Schaub, Joe Harnett, Ted Winkler and station general manager Russ Whitnah.
Tony Leodora Interviewing Natalie Gulbis at 2011 PGA Merchandise Show
Natalie Gulbis being interviewed by Tony Leodora
Brandywine Conference and Visitors Center executive director Tore Fiore and GolfTalk Live host Tony Leodora putting in a hard night of work during a live remote broadcast at The Deck at Harbor Pointe, along the Delaware River.
From Left to Right: Tony Leodora, Bill Beisel and Dr. Mike Fidanza (Penn State School of Agronomy).
Tony Leodora with Bill Beisel and Dr Mike Fidanza live remote from Blue Bell CC on May 23rd 2009
ING 2009 Award Plaque, GolfTalk Live Host Tony Leodora with ... Russ Whitnah, WNTP
The weekly radio show, hosted by Tony Leodora
on the 50,000-watt flagship station WNTP 990-AM in Philadelphia, has added two new affiliate stations.
ESPN 1230-AM and ESPN 1320-AM will begin broadcasting GolfTalk Live
every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.
The stations cover Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, as well as portions of Central New Jersey and the Pocono Mountains.
This is a tremendous opportunity to partner with stations that have established audiences and great reputations in the Lehigh Valley," said Leodora
"That is a golf-crazy area and we are very excited about the chance to connect with their listeners."
In addition to the weekly show, Leodora
will team with the personalities on the two ESPN stations for special reports and interviews throughout the year.
will rely on the ESPN on-air people, especially Bob Holder of "Upon Further Review," for golf news from the Lehigh Valley and commentary on regional and national stories.
has a national reputation and Tony
interviews some of the biggest names in golf.
Tony Leodora Hits Awards Trifecta in Orlando and Wins Honors for Television, Radio and Writing
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (January 22, 2015) - The annual PGA Merchandise Show is often a time of celebration in the golf industry ... and nobody was celebrating more than Tony Leodora, host of the Traveling Golfer television show.
was called into the winner's circle three times to receive national awards.
Leodora, who founded the Traveling Golfer with a small network of outlets two years ago this week, has helped the distribution grow ten-fold in a short period of time.
added another national award to his
long list of writing honors over the years.
captured an Outstanding Achievement Award in the Golf Business Writing category for an in-depth analysis in GolfStyles Magazine
, titled, "Surviving and Thriving - How 3 Courses Stayed Ahead of the Economy."
Responding to golfers' never-ending demands to learn more about interesting golf courses and golf resorts across the country and around the world, well-traveled host Tony Leodora will be taking viewers on video golf trips to some of the most exciting golf locations.
"The number one question asked by golfers, as I make my way around the world of golf, always has to do with new and interesting golf courses and golf destinations," explains Leodora
The Traveling Golfer
will appear as a series of monthly shows hosted by Leodora
, who has 13 years experience in televised golf shows.
The featured destination will stay on the website for one month, before being replaced by a new show.
A network of golf websites, of all sizes, is being created to host the new golf show.
The show will have its own website www.travelinggolfervideo.com.
The network of additional websites includes www.golftalklive.net, the website of the award-winning GolfTalk Live radio show that also is hosted by Leodora
Some of the other early sites to agree to host the Traveling Golfer
are www.myphillygolf.com, www.sportsnetwork.com, www.louguzzi.com, www.yetigolf.com, www.golfbuckscounty.com and www.xpressgolf72.com.
"Those are just the first wave of websites that have agreed to host our show," explains Leodora
"It's a great honor to be chosen again from among so many great golf radio shows that have sprung up in the last few years," said show host Tony Leodora.
"The competition continues to get better, but apparently, so does our show, that is because of the team that we have built around our interesting interview style of radio."
The GolfTalk Live radio show, hosted by Tony Leodora
, is the award-winning weekly radio show that again was named No. 1 Golf Radio Show in America by the International Network of Golf at the recent PGA Merchandise Show.
, hosted by Tony Leodora
, received the same award in 2008, while also receiving Outstanding Achievement Awards in the same category in 2010 and 2007.
In addition the Inside Golf television show, of which Leodora plays integral roles as a regular contributor to the show as well as serving as its Marketing and Public Relations Director, also was named the No. 1 golf television show in America.
The two first-place awards single out Leodora
as the only media member to win an award in two different categories of the ING Media Awards - radio and television.
"The awards are special because they allow me to share the recognition with all of the talented people who go into making the radio show a success," commented Leodora
"In a span of five years, the show has grown incredibly in its reach and listener loyalty.
We have proven that golf on the radio can be a winner, if presented in the proper format."
The growth of GolfTalk Live
-- both in its regular Saturday morning time slot and through its podcast of the show and the extremely popular GolfTalk Minute weekly commentaries on this website has been remarkable.
"Our audience keeps growing at an incredible pace", reported Leodora
"Aside from making our first trip out of the country, we will achieve another first during this visit," said GolfTalk Live host Tony Leodora.
"This is the first time I've ever interviewed the leader of a country.
I'll have to be on my best behavior."
will be doing double-duty during his
trip to Bermuda.
will be assisting in gathering video and interviews for a future Inside Golf television show on Comcast SportsNet.
In addition, show host Tony Leodora won another Outstanding Achievement Award for Opinion Column in the writing category.
column, "The Cheesesteak Open", a tongue-in-cheek humorous piece about how Philadelphia should host its own PGA Tour event with sponsorship money coming from the city-wide sale of cheesesteaks, appeared in the GolfStyles Philadelphia magazine
and in the Blog section of the radio show website, www.golftalklive.net.
The two awards single out Leodora
as the only media member to win an award in two different categories of the ING Media Awards - radio and writing.
"The awards are special because it allows me to share the recognition with all of the talented people who go into making the radio show a success," commented Leodora
"In a span of four years, the show has grown incredibly in its reach and listener loyalty.
"We have always had a love of