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Virgil Herring@virgiltourspin

Virgil Herring graduated from Mississippi State University. He is Director of Instruction at the acclaimed West Haven Golf Club and is founder of Higher Performance Golf Academy. Virgil received the 2003 Tennessee Section PGA Teacher of the Year Award and was named 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006 Middle TN Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year. He was named a 2009 U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Instructor (source) by U.S. Kids Golf.

Virgil worked with Masters participant Brandt Snedeker from 2000-2007 and Tour players Harry Taylor, Brad Fabel, Cliff Kresge, Vance Veazey, Garrett Willis, Bob Wolcott & Kim Williams. He currently works with 52 Division-1 College Players and 22 top TN Junior Players.

 

Ned Michaels@nedmichaels

Ned Michaels graduated from Vanderbilt in 2001 where he was a multi-year golf letterman and winner of the Mason Rudolph Cup in 2000. He played professionally on the Hooters Tour from 2001-2003 winning twice and posting numerous top tens. He was also a member of the Asian and European Tours from 2004-2008 winning the 2004 Philippine Open (Asia’s Oldest Championship) and posting numerous top tens on both tours. He has played with some of the best players in the world including: Adam Scott, Brandt Snedeker, Henrick Stenson, KJ Choi, Ernie Els, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald.

After injuries forced Ned away from professional golf in 2009, he started “360 Junior Golf,” a training and instruction academy designed to help junior golfers achieve their dreams of playing college golf.  In addition to being a junior golf specialist, Ned is also recognized as a top level swing instructor in Nashville, working with high level amateurs and several mini-tour players(soon to be PGA Tour Players).

Ned currently has two shows on the #1 rated sports talk radio station in the country,104.5 The Zone,: “Talking Golf: Virgil and Ned’s Tour Spin,” which he has co- hosted since 2010; and “Golf Talk America,” which has quickly become one of Nashville’s top rated radio shows.  Ned’s unique ability to give a player’s perspective on current issues in the game of golf, and conduct informative, entertaining interviews has created a solid, growing listener base.

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Titans vs Jaguars: Game Day Info

Titans vs Jaguars: Game Day Info

The Tennessee Titans (5-5) will host the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-6) at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN for their week 12 NFL match-up.

104-5 The Zone’s Game Day coverage kicks off at 1:00pm with the Lee Company Countdown to Kickoff on 104-5 The Zone. Then, join Titans Radio at 2:00pm for pregame coverage of the Titans’ match-up vs the Jags.

Titans vs Jaguars: Week 12 Primer

Titans vs Jaguars: Week 12 Primer

As a fan of an NFL team, the bye week is always a good time to relax and take your mind off the sport that sometimes drives you crazy. Maybe spend some quality time with your friends and family, or just have a nice “you” day.

Or, if you have a bit of an addiction like me, you spend six hours on the couch fretting over the result of other games that may or may not have a small impact on your team’s playoff chances.

It’s your call.

Ford Ice Center to host Inaugural Women’s Hockey Tournament

Ford Ice Center to host Inaugural Women’s Hockey Tournament

Nashville, Tenn. (November 21, 2019) – Just over a month after its grand opening, Ford Ice Center Bellevue will host the first-ever Country Classic Women’s Division I College Hockey Tournament from Nov. 29-30. The tournament will feature four of the nation’s top Division I women’s programs – the Boston College Eagles, Harvard Crimson, University of Minnesota Golden Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers.

B6B: THE MANDALORIAN: Episode 1 Review

B6B: THE MANDALORIAN: Episode 1 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – November 19, 2019) Well, that was fun. That was my initial takeaway from the opening 40 minutes of Jon Favreau’s latest effort, and it left me eager for The Rise of Skywalker and just as eager for more of The Mandalorian. It’s a little rare these days for a service…

Bridgestone Arena Nominated for 2019 Arena of the Year by Pollstar Magazine

Bridgestone Arena Nominated for 2019 Arena of the Year by Pollstar Magazine

Pollstar Magazine announced that Bridgestone Arena, home of the National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators, has been nominated Arena of the Year for 2019. This is Bridgestone Arena’s 13th straight and 16th overall nomination for the award. Also, Nashville Predators Senior Vice President of Marketing and Entertainment David Kells has been nominated Venue Executive of the Year for the seventh time in his career.

B6B: WATCHMEN Episode 5 Review

B6B: WATCHMEN Episode 5 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – November 16, 2019) EPISODE 5: LITTLE FEAR OF LIGHTNING (Lindelof/Carly Wray, Steph Green)f Tim Blake Nelson was exquisite through this episode, which almost entirely centered around his Wade Tillman character, where he came from, and why he is the way he is as Looking Glass. It was illuminating to the…

Titans Bye Week Awards

Titans Bye Week Awards

Earlier this season I compared this Titans team to a roller coaster after their week 4 win over the Falcons. I didn’t think this team could get more inconsistent than they showed the first four weeks of the season.

And that’s when I learned to never underestimate this team. They can always be MORE confusing.

Titans Begin Expansion of Saint Thomas Sports Park

Titans Begin Expansion of Saint Thomas Sports Park

The Tennessee Titans will begin construction next week on an expansion project at Saint Thomas Sports Park, which will almost double its current footprint in Nashville’s MetroCenter neighborhood.

The plan includes 60,000-square-feet in additions, including a new building situated along one of the practice fields, and major renovation of spaces within the existing 75,000-square-foot building. Improvements to Saint Thomas Sports Park, home to the team’s practice facility and corporate office since its inaugural season as the Titans in 1999, will continue to transform the space into a modern, first-class building aimed at enhancing the production of both its football and business staffs.

B6B: Assessing AEW’s “First” Six Weeks

B6B: Assessing AEW’s “First” Six Weeks

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – November 11, 2019) The pro wrestling landscape has changed. For the first time in nearly two decades, there’s a definite “number two” group that has legit challenger potential to Vince McMahon’s throne. With hardcore fan malaise surrounding World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), mixed with the critiques of blood money in Saudi…

B6B: WATCHMEN Episode 4 Review

B6B: WATCHMEN Episode 4 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – November 10, 2019) EPISODE 4: IF YOU DON’T LIKE MY STORY, WRITE YOUR OWN (Lindelof/Christal Henry, Andrew Parekh) So, first thing’s first, the character of Lady Trieu is awesome. It’s another dynamic personality that has a no-nonsense approach, at least in how she treats others. The opening sequence with the…

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