18 Holes HostsLearn more about Natalie Gulbis and Jimmy Hanlin
LPGA PROFESSIONAL NATALIE GULBIS
Natalie Gulbis is one of the most popular players in women’s golf and is the new co-host for 18 Holes with Natalie Gulbis and Jimmy Hanlin. She has played golf professionally since 2002 and won an LPGA tournament event in France at the Evian Masters, along with three American Solheim Cup team victories.
Off the links, Gulbis had her own realty show on The Golf Channel, “The Natalie Gulbis Show”, appeared on Celebrity Apprentice and The Price is Right, and was featured in the 2012 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
She has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for The Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada and remains one of the most popular players on the LPGA Tour.
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PGA PROFESSIONAL JIMMY HANLIN
After eight seasons as host of the popular cable television program “Tee It Up with Jimmy Hanlin,” the highly regarded PGA golf pro brings his solid swing and electric wardrobe to the new show, “18 Holes with Jimmy Hanlin.”
A two-time Emmy winner for his previous television work, Jimmy now takes viewers along as he visits some of the most exclusive resort golf courses – both in the U.S. and abroad – to play all 18 holes with co-host Natalie Gulbis.
Jimmy is also the host of the ESPN radio talk show, “The Northern Ohio PGA Golf Show” on 850 WKNR and has provided “Golf Tips” for WKYC-Channel 3 and WJW-Fox 8.
Additionally, Jimmy has been featured in PGA Magazine, Golfer’s Edge Magazine, Ohio’s Golf Magazine, The Cleveland Golfer’s Bible, Crain’s Cleveland Business and The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Jimmy is the owner and Director of Golf at some of Ohio’s finest courses, including g Golf Digest five-star rated Little Mountain Country Club in Concord, Ohio; StoneWater Golf Club in Highland Heights, Ohio; and Cumberland Trail Golf Club near Columbus, Ohio.
He also works with many other golf courses and resorts across the country to re-design their marketing and operation plans. Using his contacts in the industry along with his years of experience, he has been able to help many facilities make positive changes that have directly affected bottom lines.
Back on the local links, Jimmy is lead instructor in one of the regions fastest growing golf schools – Hanlin Golf Schools, StoneWater Golf Club in Highland Heights, Ohio. Alongside PGA master professional Bob Bourne and PGA professional Bryan Huff, Jimmy has created a golf school to help players improve all facets of their game.
He was named Best Golf Professional in the region by Cleveland Magazine 2009, and in 2007, he was named Golf Professional of the Year by his peers in the Northern Ohio PGA.
During his professional golf career, Jimmy has toured with a number of mini tournaments, including the Hooters Tour, PowerBilt Tour, Tarheel Tour, PGA Tour and Nike Tour Monday Qualifiers. Additionally, he is a board member of the Northern Ohio Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA).
Jimmy was the head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. He helped take the Notre Dame program to a new level as it moved into Division II status with the NCAA.