Nantz was raised at Colts Neck Township, Marlboro Township, and Marlboro High School in Marlboro Township, New Jersey. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina.
He served as both the basketball team’s co-captain and the team’s best golfer in high school. The Bamm Hollow Country Club was one of his clubs.
After that, Nantz enrolled at the University of Houston, where he shared a dorm with future pros Blaine McCallister and Fred Couples while playing golf as a member of the men’s team.
In 1981, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio and television broadcasting.
For Win Elliot’s Sports Central USA weekend reports on the CBS Radio Network around this time, Nantz began his career in sports broadcasting by giving Win Elliot taped interviews.
Who is married to Jim Nantz?
Ann-Lorraine “Lorrie” Carlsen and Nantz got divorced in 2009 after 26 years of marriage. Caroline, who is currently a broadcaster, was born to the Connecticut couple back then.
According to publications, Nantz’s ex-wife is entitled to $916,000 in yearly alimony and child support payments. Nantz admitted dating a 29-year-old woman before the divorce was finalized.
On June 9, 2012, at Pebble Beach Golf Links’ seventh tee, he later married Courtney Richards. Jim Nantz has a son and a daughter with his current spouse.