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NASHVILLE, TN (December 12, 2014) – Average Joes’ Country star, Colt Ford, is set to appear on Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 13, starting at 9:30 AM ET. Ford recently visited the Orlando-based Golf Channel studios and, along with two song performances and an interview, proved his golf swing in the in-studio golf simulator. Golf Channel is a 24-hour cable channel devoted to the world of golf and boasts 14.5 million subscribers.
Ford, a former professional golfer and all around golf fan, was recently ranked no. 2 in Golf Digest’s
“Top 100 In Music” list. Additionally, he combines his passions for
both golf and music to host his own charitable “Colt Ford and Friends
Golf Classic” in his home state of Georgia every year. Currently in
Florida to wrap up his hectic 2014 tour schedule for the year, Ford has
also just released his first live DVD, Crank It Up! Colt Ford Live At Wild Adventures, available now.
About Colt Ford
2012, Colt penned two #1 hits; Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” and
Brantley Gilbert’s, “Country Must Be Country Wide.” His album, Declaration of Independence, topped the Billboard Top Country Album Chart at #1, and was followed by his new release, Thanks For Listening,
in July 2014. To date, Colt has sold over 1 million albums, millions
more song downloads, has 1.5 million Facebook Likes and over 100 million
YouTube views. Colt was also featured in a two-page cover story in
the "Arena" section of the Wall Street Journal (July 2013). In
October, 2013, Colt hit the road on a 34-city tour with Florida Georgia
Line, and toured with Toby Keith this Fall. In addition to being a
gifted songwriter and artist, Colt is also a former professional golfer,
and resides with his family in Athens, GA.