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.
171: Getting social about golf travel with Ben Grehan and Kris McEwen
Guest Ben Grehan joins co-host Mitch Laurance (going it solo while Darin Bunch travels cross-country) and producer Kris McEwen for a wide-ranging discussion on the benefits (and occasional pitfalls) of social media, the success of Twitter’s #GolfChat forum, Ben’s recent blog concerning a viral journey gone haywire in New Hampshire, the upcoming Greaver Cup III in Myrtle Beach, and hitting practice balls off the balcony of Saddam Hussein’s palace.
169: Malcolm Scovil talks Old Course and reimagining the mental side of golf and life.
Hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch welcome Malcolm Scovil, founder of the Imagine Golf app, to discuss his early path from North Carolina to Scotland to San Francisco en route to helping all of us become better golfers through the power of the mind.
168: Durel ‘Billy Bogey’ brings passion, history to the game
Social-media personality and all-around good guy Durel Billy, known as “Billy Bogey” talks Pacific Northwest golf and his love for the purity of the game.
167: Águstin Pizá discusses creativity behind course design old and new
Mexican golf-course designer Águstin Pizá joins the “Talking GolfGetaways” team for a fun, wide-ranging conversation about the architect’s origins, working for big names in the business, and rethinking golf projects both now and for the future.
166: Finding a name for Dan Hixson’s golf mine field
Golf course designer (and friend of the podcast) Dan Hixson returns to “Talking GolfGetaways” to discuss his newest project opening this summer in Roseburg, Oregon — and why he and co-host Darin Bunch are still in search of a name.