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. 105: The Essential Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs
In this supersized episode of the “Talking GolfGetaways” podcast, Darin and Mitch detail the nine reasons why they love the resort at Cabot Links on Cape Breton Island, plus “dare to dream” with five suggestions that could make the amazing Cabot Cliffs course an ever better experience for the average golfer.
Ep. 104: Mainland Nova Scotia has some pretty fun golf, too
Sure, most golf travelers head to Nova Scotia to experience Cape Breton or Prince Edward islands, but the Canadian province’s mainland has some interesting spots worthy of your itinerary as well, all within a few hours of the airport in Halifax — including the Stanley Thompson gem at Digby Pines, the lakeside beauty of Glen Arbour, the creative Links at Brunello and the high-end golfing enclave at Fox Harb’r.
Ep. 103: Pine Valley and Playing with Tiger Woods top Zac Blair’s Emergency 9
Two stories about golfing legends (Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus) at The Memorial highlight our latest Emergency 9 episode as professional golfer Zac Blair dives into our favorite golf-travel questions — including his No. 1 course (Pine Valley), his bucket-listers (Myopia Hunt Club, Crystal Downs and Mid-Pines) and a memorable trip to play Alister MacKenzie’s nine-hole gem, Northwood Golf Club, in the tall trees of Northern California.
Ep. 102: Tour Traveling and Golf Dreams with PGA Tour Pro Zac Blair
Zac Blair may play golf for a living, but his interests in the game extend much further beyond the ropes of PGA Tour events. As a casual player, he tees it up with buddies around the country, often with hickory clubs, while exploring some of golf’s greatest places the play. And as an aspiring course architect and developer, he continues to pursue his dream of building The Buck Club in Utah, a destination club for those who truly love the game. Hosts Darin Bunch and Mitch Laurance catch up with Zac on the road to talk all things golf, including a recent trip to Florida’s Streamsong.
Ep. 101: Supersized Emergency 9 with Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella
From a South Africa bucket-list dream to a two-hole golf course in Marrakesh to a fantastic Phil Mickelson par, Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella doesn’t disappoint with his Emergency 9 golf-travel answers. Along with old favorites such as Bandon Dunes, Matt also highlights the amazing service at Sea Island, history at Ireland’s Ashford Castle, his “new life” playing Linksoul persimmon woods and eating Burger Dogs at Napa’s Silverado … possibly until he dies.
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