Bill Kratzert

Bill Kratzert - January 21, 2014

Bill Kratzert

Golf Reporter

Bill Kratzert serves as an on-course reporter for many of ESPN’s golf telecasts.

Kratzert turned pro in 1974, with his final PGA TOUR appearance coming at the 1997 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. His best career year was 1978 when he finished eighth on the PGA TOUR earning’s list ($134,758).

Among Kratzert’s 59 Top-10 finishes were victories at the Walt Disney World National Team Championship (1976), the Sammy Davis, Jr. Greater Hartford open (1977), the Greater Milwaukee Open (1980), and the Pensacola Open (1984).

Kratzert won the 1968 Indiana Amateur and 1969 Indiana Open, and in 1993 was inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame.

A native of Quantico, Va., Kratzert is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

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