Talking Golf Getaways is a podcast focusing on golf travel, with hosts Darin Bunch and Mitch Laurance connecting with golf journalists, architects and global golf travelers to talk about their favorite destinations and experiences.
Ep. 143: Pure Michigan, from Belvedere’s history to The Loop’s magic
Hickories at Belvedere Golf Club, Tom Doak’s reversible Loop at Forest Dunes and the otherworldly wonders and history of Mackinac Island highlight an episode recapping host Mitch Laurance’s visit to Michigan.
Ep. 142: At the top of Scotland with Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill
Continuing our love affair with one of Scotland’s true links gems (not so hidden anymore), hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch welcome Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill onto the podcast to discuss why this little spot in the northern Scottish Highlands should be a must-play on any itinerary.
Ep. 141: Part 1 with Designer Dan Hixson, discussing Oregon golf past and present
In the first of two episodes with Dan Hixson, the “Talking GolfGetaways” podcast takes a look at the golf designer’s childhood motivations to get into the business, as well as his first original design at Bandon Crossings and a peek into his latest project reclaiming an Oregon quarry for golf.
Ep. 140: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with company president John Cannon
For a true behind-the-scenes discussion of how Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail came to exists and continues to thrive in an ever-competitive market, company president John Cannon joins “Talking GolfGetaways” with thoughts on the legendary golf-course designer, future expansion and what make the Trail a perfect destination for golfers across the country.
Ep. 139: Ben Crenshaw’s thoughts on Tiger, Kapalua, Sand Valley, the Sheep Ranch and more
What happens when the Golf Trip Experts team gets to meet up with Ben Crenshaw, one of the legends of the game? A conversation that spans everything from Tiger’s historic Masters win to Ben and Bill Coore’s latest creation at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Associate Editor Eric Hart joins “Talking GolfGetaways” to recount a truly memorable day on Maui.