Ann Liguori, host of the weekly Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori radio show has won first place in the Radio Broadcast category at the 24th annual International Network of Golf (ING) media awards competition. Liguori’s show is on Saturday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. EST on Long Island’s NPR affiliate WPPB—88.3 FM and heard globally on www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org.
The ING Media Awards are presented annually during the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida. This marks the fourth time Liguori’s show has won top honors in this competition. This time it was for Liguori’s broadcast of the 2016 Travelers Competition in Cromwell, Connecticut. During the show, Liguori interviewed Andy Bessette, Executive Vice President at The Travelers Companies, Inc., professional golfer Paul Casey, Dr. Kevin Felice of Hospital for Special Care, ALS patient at HSC, Brian Salvo, and professional player Tyrone Van Aswwgen.
“What an honor to win ‘Best Radio Show’ for Sports Innerview! Each year, there are more entries and wonderful shows in the competition and I’m humbled to be singled out,” said Liguori. “I’m proud of WPPB, NPR’s only station on Long Island, packed with amazing programming! And I’m delighted ‘Sports Innerview’ continues to be recognized internationally in the sports genre.”
Liguori touches on a variety of sports issues and topics during her show, including interviews of authors, athletes, coaches, celebrities, and experts about sports, fitness, and wellness. She is also the golf correspondent for CBS Sports Radio Network and WFAN – covering the Majors and a variety of PGA Tour and LPGA Tour events. For over 23 years, Liguori hosted Hey Liguori. What’s the Story, a weekly call-in sports radio show on WFAN. She is the author of A Passion for Golf, Celebrity Musings About the Game, and also impressively the owner of over 600 Sports Innerview TV shows.
On Thursday, June 8th, Liguori will be hosting the 19th edition of the Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic. The tournament, which supports cancer prevention, research, and care, will be played at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton.
“It’s shaping up to be a great year as we’re looking forward to hosting our 19th Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, June 8th at the Maidstone Club. After three glorious years at Friar’s Head, we’re excited to return to the Maidstone Club in East Hampton,” said Liguori. “We’re proud of the work we do in raising money and awareness for cancer research and prevention and thank the community, all our donors and volunteers for making this event an annual success for so many years.”
The Maidstone Club is located at 29 Maidstone Lane in East Hampton. For more information, call 631-604-5203 or visit annliguori.com.