After a four-year stint writing for Golf Channel, Jason Sobel is returning home to Sobel made the announcement on Twitter this week:

He joined ESPN in a production role in 1997 eventually becoming’s golf editor and then in 2008 moving to a columnist/blogger position. Three years later, Sobel joined Golf where he was a senior writer. His last article for Golf Channel was on March 7.

Sobel re-joins just in time for next week’s Masters tournament.’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 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.


About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the four Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.

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