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. 161: “Next on the Tee” voice Chris Mascaro talks golf, podcasts and more
“Talking GolfGetaways” co-host Mitch Laurance dives into a wide-ranging conversation with friend and all-around good guy Chris Mascaro, host of his own “Next on the Tee” podcast. Everything from early interviews that launched Mascaro’s trajectory to favorite places to play (and a bit about the new Course at McLemore, one of Chris’ sponsors) finds its way into a fun conversation with one of our favorite champions of the game of golf.
Ep. 160: How good is the new Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes?
“Talking GolfGetaways” co-hosts Darin Bunch and Mitch Laurance detail Darin’s recent five-round visit playing Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, discussing everything from the creative Coore-Crenshaw routing and stunning visuals to unexpected treats at the comfort station, plus how the Oregon destination is welcoming guests during the pandemic.
Ep. 159: Discovering a West Virginia gem at Glade Springs Resort
“Talking GolfGetaways” co-host Mitch Laurance recounts his recent summer golf getaway with friends to Glade Springs Resort in West Virginia, where the lodging, food and customer service were stellar and the Tom Clark-designed Stonehaven golf course vaulted onto his list of favorites worldwide.
Ep. 158: Emergency 9 golf-travel quiz with author Jay Revell
Jay Revell – author of “The Nine Virtues of Golf” – returns for a followup to Episode 156 in which he dives into the “Talking GolfGetaways” Emergency 9 with answers that cover everything from Streamsong Resort to Cypress Point to Scotland to his home Capital City Country Club. Along the way, he also gives a shoutout to a couple different shoe companies and all kinds of food and drink, from milkshakes to ribeyes to risotto.
Ep. 157: Architect Bobby Weed on TPCs, The Medalist and More
Co-host Mitch Laurance spends an hour with golf designer and renovator Bobby Weed talking about how Pete Dye impacted a career that led to high-profile golf courses with superstar names attached (like Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan) plus tournament venues such as TPC River Highlands, where the PGA Tour tees it up for the Travelers Championship.