Ginella’s top 5 Weiskopf golf courses
Matt Ginella, Charlie Rymer and Damon Hack talk about Tom Weiskopf designed courses. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Shackelford: Doak's Forest Dunes concept 'phenomenal'
Geoff Shackelford joins Matt Ginella to explain his thoughts on a two-direction course design by Tom Doak at Forest Dunes. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Doak's Forest Dunes: A two-direction course
Tom Doak explains the ways in which his new course at Forest Dunes can be played to Matt Ginella. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Ginella: Top 5 Weiskopf courses you can play
Travel insider Matt Ginella reveals his top five Tom Weiskopf course designs that you can play. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Ginella's Journeys: 10,000 miles in 33 days
Travel expert Matt Ginella talks about his recent 10,000-mile journey across America in 33 days with Damon Hack.Our travel guru Matt Miller in studio eight, bring it in man, No place like home, no place like home. How are you? It's good to be back. So where you been? 33 days to start, this trip started in May by the way, starting at Orlando Florida. I went to Pinehurst, North Carolina. Met up with Bill Core for a little reporting on the feature that ran the week of the US Open . Got to go to Thomasville North Carolina, with Bill Core, there's the Lexington Golf Club, and that is Bill Core and I with Hammy Snead. Hammy Snead, 82 wins for Hammy Snead From Pinehurst, North Carolina flew up to Farshills, New Jersey , went to the the golf house there. US GA? Home of the US GA. Met up with Mike Davis, did a little more reporting there for the story on why Pinehurst restored number two, and that was the U.S. Open Room. That was the trophy room there, The U.S. Open trophy, was still at home at that point. Wow and you're just getting started, where did you go after Far Hills, New Jersey ? Yeah from Far Hills, New Jersey down to Austin Texas. Met up with Ben Crenshaw, do a little more reporting on the Bill Core story and why restoreto Pinehurst? Back to Pinehurst, now is for the week of the US Open and I had to spent some time there and debuted some of the features that we ran on Bill Core, on Ben
Ginella: Most scenic places to play golf
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions such as the top scenic places to play golf. Watch Morning Drive everyday on Golf Channel.people will tell you in the St. Andrews area, the hidden gem golf course there is Krell, and I strongly recommend it, fun golf course . But if you're going to St. Andrews and you're not playing Kings Barns, one of the best, true, modern designs, and ona destination. In middle of nowhere Michigan, a Roscommon- Mm-hm. That second golf course , would make it that stay and play destination. They got little lodging there now, great, great fishing, would be a great spot. Okay, let's get to the last question in the mailbag for now, for our travel expert from Kent. Buddy trips are great, but what about family trips? I only play with my three daughters. Affordable options. Well, if you go in the off-season, I'm, I say Pine Needles and Mid Pines would be a great spot, you know, host of three Women's US Opens , and very accommodating, to women. I think a man with three daughters would have a lot of fun at either one of
Simply the best: Ginella's top public courses
Matt Ginella gives an in-depth look at his favorite public courses and reviews numbers 6-20 here. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.there? Number six, one of the toughest courses every year on the PGA tour , Spyglass. Hill. Robert Trent Jones Sr., I think it's one of his best designs. You know, a lot of people talk about Pebble Beach . Big Brother, those holes along that coastline, but honestly, SpyGlass, from one through 18, for me, is actually maybe more of a
Coming soon: Ginella previews new courses
Matt Ginella previews courses currently in development at Bandon Dunes, Cabot Links, and Forest Dunes that will be destination courses for golfers.Oregon State Parks Department voted to agree to a land swap with Mike Kaiser . That's good progress. And that's good news for the avid amateur anxious to find out when Gil Hanse will get the okay to build that sixth course at Bandon Dunes. But Mike Kaiser did tell me that they still need to negotiate the particulars of what the exact land swap will be. So there's more