#AskMattyG: Early October affordable golf spots?
Matt Ginella answers @R_Hoyle's question on affordable golf spots for travel in early October. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
#AskMattyG: One place to play in Orlando/Miami
@StevenStewart18 asks Matt Ginella for one place to play in the Orlando and Miami areas.
#ASKMD: Cara's favorite courses in Central Florida
Cara Robinson answers a viewer's question her favorite courses in Central Florida. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
#AskMattyG: Courses similar to Streamsong?
Travel insider Matt Ginella answers a fan's Twitter question on Florida resort courses that are similar to Streamsong. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
#AskMattyG: Reservation tips for Bandon Dunes
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions including how far in advance should you make reservations for Bandon Dunes, where to play in Orlando, Florida, and other courses to play in Hawaii. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.play the Palmer course, this is a course who is, that's hosted Champion's Tour and LPGA events. I for me it's in the top three courses. In and around all of the Hawaiian islands. You're going
#AskMattyG: Value courses in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions including value courses in Scottsdale, Arizona. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.days to weigh in on their favorite standout characteristics from their favorite golf courses . And yes, this one certainly made it. The wicker baskets at Merion, site of the 2013 U.S. Open. That's so unique, LT.the most? Well, Pan, Panther Lake and Crooked Cat are two good golf courses . Panther Lake is for the better golfer. It's a little higher degree of difficulty. And Crooked Cat is a little more open,
Ginella’s Journey: Orlando, Florida
Matt Ginella discovers his own backyard- Orlando- in this installment of Ginella’s Journey. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.wonderful practice facility. Last time I was out there I played with Arron Oberholser . And he shot 63? 60 to 9 pars, 9 birdies. Okay. My favorite is Country Club of Orlando. To have something- Oh, yeah. Who knows if Donald Ross just threw the designs like a newspaper at their front doorstep. Don't know, don't care. It's such a great walking course. Several of the empty suits who work in this building are members there. I, I occasionally get an invite. You're there all the time. I love it. It's just a fun golf course . Reasonable length and a great walk carrying your own bag. Let's swing it over to Paige and Charlie. Charlie, you've played everywhere
Ginella: Top 5 Palmer courses you can play in U.S.
Matt Ginella reveals his favorite top five Arnold Palmer courses that you can play in the United States. Watch Morning Drive every day on Golf Channel.Pick your five favorite Arnold Palmer designs. Let's get to it buddy. You ready? My five favorite in the US that you can play. I'm gonna start out with number five, The Bog. And this is a great golf course located right in between Milwaukee. And, and if, and if you're going up to Erin Hills or Kohler, Wisconsin this is a perfect course to add on to your itinerary on the front or backend. Very affordable. $55 in shoulder season. $99 in the prime time plus they have a lot of great deals on their website. Under rated golf in Wisconsin, extremely nice people in Wisconsin as well, I must say. Absolutely. Steve Stricker kind of, is the median there. He's the representative. He's the face of nice in Wisconsin. All right, buddy, number. Four. Take us to number four. Gonna go to Kapalua Bay Course, actually, for number four. Home of Mark Rolfing, actually. He lives right behind that fifth green. $168 during the week, $188 on the weekends. They've held 20 tour events there, most notably Morgan Pressel's first win. Came at the by course. Very good compliment course to the plantation course, at Kapalua. You can spend a lot of time there and never get bored playing those two courses. I've played the bay and the plantation, usually the bay is a little bit easier maybe for the high handicapped or having to Yeah. A little more fun, you know, the Crenshaw course is a little more challenging at the plantation>>Correct>>You agree?>>Yeah, a lot of couples, a lot of family golfers played at the Bay course. If you want that big championship experience you go up the hill and play at the plantation>>All right, we are moving on to number three>> Arnold Palmer designs you can play>>Deacon's Lodge in Minnesota. I talk a lot about the classic in Minnesota. But the, the Deacon's Lodge is
#AskMattyG: Alternative to Bandon Dunes in March
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions including an alternative to Bandon Dunes in March. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.Eight years. My trip tends to be a little bit more about March Madness . We watch, we watch a lot more basketball than play golf. But when we play golf, we go to Paiute. You know Paiute, LT. Oh. It's three golf courses , they're very receptive to buddies trips. They're all three Pete Dye courses but they range in degree of difficulty. This is a
Ginella and Rymer play Dubsdread in Orlando
Matt Ginella and Charlie Rymer play Orlando's historic Dubsdread golf course and share with golfers how easy it is to rate golf courses on GolfAdvisor.com. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.We like to play golf , and we can't figure it out. Nobody around here will play golf with us, but we've got it figured out. We log on to golfnow.com, book a round at a local course, and go out and they pair us up with somebody! That was a fun day. Dobsdread recently, downtown Orlando. $36 during the week 44 on weekends. Definitely a great day. And we did. We each got three new friends. And here's a little closer look, folks, at our day at Dubsbread, Dubsdread, here in Orlando. Recently, at Dubsdread Golf Course near downtown Orlando, Charlie Rymer and I surprised a few groups and played 18 holes before we filed a review for the growing community of avid golfers. Sharing information on Golf Channel's latest digital platform, GolfAdvisor.com. Don't worry, we won't show that one, So many mediocre swings but a good time had by all.reviewed TPC Sawgrass actually in Live Next week's tournament. I spoke to Pete Dye earlier this week. How about this? Pete Dye met Alice Dye at Rollin's College in Winter Park. Played a lot of golf at Dubsdread, he told me. Wow. Hit every club in your bag. Good strategy. You have to think your way around that golf course . Yeah, so much history at Dubsdread. And that golf course dates back to 1924. We're very fortunate that here that its, Easy to get there from our Golf Challenge studio. A lot
Lyle on tribute DVD: 'I cried for 42 minutes'
Jarrod Lyle speaks about his emotion after watching the DVD that his good friend Tripp Isenhour and fellow golfers put together. Go to GolfChannel.com/lyle for the complete special report.to get on there and say a few nice words was lovely. Justin Rose getting on there and a bunch of caddies, whom I'm really good mates with getting on there. And you know, it's just--
From the ground up: What it takes to put on the event
Holly Sonders is joined by Scott Walker to find out what it takes to setup and run the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.to have you with us on Morning Drive. Holly Sonders joined by Scott Walker . And Scott, all great things start from the ground up in the PGA Merchandise Show is no different. You've been taking a look at that this week. -Well, and you talked about this daily. You talked about the 10 miles of walking trails, I guess you'd say. It's almost like a half marathon here. -Yeah. -You really have to get a sense of the facts here. And the facts really state that the 2nd largest conventions here in the country and this show takes up 1 million square feet. That's half of this convention center . So, when you're trying to really undertake an event like this but you have to consider all the people that can help