After a four-year stint writing for Golf Channel, Jason Sobel is returning home to ESPN.com. Sobel made the announcement on Twitter this week:
Excited to announce that I am once again part of the ESPN family. Will continue to cover anything and everything around the world of golf.
— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelESPN) March 31, 2015
He joined ESPN in a production role in 1997 eventually becoming ESPN.com’s golf editor and then in 2008 moving to a columnist/blogger position. Three years later, Sobel joined Golf Channel.com where he was a senior writer. His last article for Golf Channel was on March 7.
Sobel re-joins ESPN.com just in time for next week’s Masters tournament. ESPN.com’s team for the Masters will comprise of Sobel, senior writer Bob Harig, analyst Michael Collins, Gene Wojciechowski, and Ian O’Connor.
During his career, Sobel has won numerous awards from the Golf Writers Association of America. He’ll write articles for .com, ESPN the Magazine and also contribute to SportsCenter and other Worldwide Leader platforms as news warrants.
This comes right as ESPN.com is relaunching on its 20th anniversary. Sobel bolsters the site’s golf coverage plus he provides some perspective on the game.
To mark the move back to Bristol, CT, Sobel changed his Twitter handle from @JasonSobelGC to the current @JasonSobelESPN.