Being fond of any sport does not mean you should be a sportsperson.
One can be associated with the sports without participating in it. For instance, Steve Sands never played golf in his childhood. But, he is a successful American golf television personality, who anchors Golf Central's highlight shows, and interviews players.
Steve Sand Married, Wife
It is a great matter of fact to maintain a low-key profile despite being the top golf reporter. Same is the same case with Steve Sands. Due to his privacy regarding personal matters, some even speculated him to be gay.
But, the truth has come out!
Steve is a married man. Though it is still unknown how and when Steve met his better half, it has come to the light that Steve's wife is Valerie.
The couple exchanged the wedding vows in 2005. Since then, they share a soothing relationship. Interstingly, they are even the proud parents of three children: Brian, Scott, and Eric.
Steve Sands is a lead interviewer for NBC and Golf Channel's coverage of the PGA tour.
An anchor, interviewer, and reporter, Steve hosts and reports for Golf Channel’s Golf Central and Live From telecasts that include all four of golf’s major championships, The Players Championship, The Ryder Cup and The Presidents Cup.
Also, he became part of the NBC Olympics coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and served as a speed skating reporter.
Steve Sands (right) broadcasts his opinion on Tiger, Rory and more on the eve of 2015 Masters (Photo: coloradoavidgolfer.com)
The native of Washington D.C. initiated his career as a sports reporter and anchor in Ft. Collins, Colo, while he studied at Colorado State University.
From his early days of college, he dreamt of becoming a Washington Post sports writer. Luckily, one of his professors recognized his ability to be on TV rather than in writing.
Steve followed his professor's idea and worked hard to start a career in sports broadcasting. With a promising career in hand, he is, now, one of the top golf reporter and bags a handsome annual salary of $72K.
Steve Sand Biography
49-year-old on-air personality Steve jobs celebrate his birthday every 25 February. He was raised by his parents on Washington D.C. Although being at the top position of his career, he has not spilled much regarding his parents, siblings and family members.
It is only known that his family owns and operates the venerable Calvert-Woodley Wines & Spirits shop in Van Ness. Moreover, he had once stated that his siblings and he grew up together playing games along with their father and mother.
Talking about his education, he earned a bachelor's degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University in 1991. Till to date, he is a die heart fan of Washington D.C. sports.
Despite his busy schedule, Steve, blessed with an average height, works hard for keeping his body fit.