Bio: Brian Katrek
Brian Katrek is an Emmy award winning broadcaster and is addicted to golf. He has hosted television, interactive, and radio play by play coverage of golf tournaments since 1999. The list includes all 4 major championships and both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup multiple years. In January of 2014, Katrek joined forces with his long time radio play by play partner, PGA Tour veteran John Maginnes. Their daily satellite radio talk show “Katrek and Maginnes on Tap” has a coast to coast national audience, and is the most listened to golf show in the world.
- Host, analyst, and on-course reporter for Turner Sports’ production of PGA Championship coverage on PGA.com since 2007
- Host of Turner Sports’ production of the Ryder Cup on PGA.com
- Co-host of “On The Tee” weekly on PGATOUR.com
- Play-by-play anchor for PGATOUR.com’s EMMY-award-winning “Live @” coverage since 2007
- Host of the Enhanced International Feed of PGA TOUR events from PGA TOUR Entertainment
- Co-host, co-creator, and executive producer for Southern Golf Weekly on CSS from 2003-2013
- Has caddied on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, and LPGA Tour
Brian is also a rare mix of a broadcast professional who has had success as a competitive amateur golfer.
- 2015 Listener’s Cup Champion
- 7th – 2013 Golf Channel Am Tour National Championship
- More than 10 wins on the Golf Channel Am Tour
- Smyrna City Champion 2010, 2011, 2012
- 7th – 2014 Georgia PGA Rivermont Championship- Finished as low amateur … Shot 29 for the first 9 holes
- T9 – Atlanta Amateur Matchplay 2005, 2010