#AskMattyG: Best resorts for a date who doesn't play
Matt Ginella answers @Matty3Putts question about the best golf resorts for a date who does not golf. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
#AskMattyG: Branson, Kohler or St. Simons?
Travel insider Matt Ginella answers a fan's Twitter question on the best buddy trip places to visit. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
#AskMattyG: Value courses in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions including value courses in Scottsdale, Arizona. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Tourney director Reid on future of McGladrey
Tournament Director Scott Reid discusses the start and planning for the McGladrey Classic. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Stat attack!: McGladrey Classic preview
Players with ties to Georgia won 13 times on the PGA Tour last season and it all began with Chris Kirk's victory at the McGladrey Classic. Kirk's back, and he's ready to contend again
Stuck in fall rough? Think sand shot
Charlie Rymer and Paige Mackenzie show you how to hit from a difficult rough like that at the Sea Island, Geogia. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.of the long time instructors at Sea Island Jack Lumkin who is Davis Love's teacher. And one of the things that he told me about playing from these tight lies around the greens, he's really trying. Maintain the, the height of your chin through the shot because so many times the struggle most tight lines go down, the chin drops down, and you hit it really heavy or you compensate too much by pulling your chicken wing right up here. So when you're trying to play from those tight lines, keep that chin high, sort of find the bottom
#AskMattyG: South West Coast of Ireland, Sawgrass vs. Sea island vs. Kiawah
Matt Ginella answers viewer questions about Ireland and Sawgrass vs. Sea Island vs. Kiawah. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.of more. Play kind of flat land you get some on these golf courses looks like. Absolutely and if you're there and I've been there and I've played with a few people who are members there.
Ginella's Journey: Sea Island, Georgia
Matt Ginella shows you the places to play and things to do in Sea Island, Georgia. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.with two more Sea Island locals. Trainer Randy Myers and 20 time PGA tour winner, Davis Love , who after neck surgery in 2013, is making every effort to stay competitive on the PGA tour . So how's your health Davis? It's exciting to, to be able to practice and play and not, not be in pain. Inights staying at the Lodge, You get one round of golf with Davis Love on the seaside course. Host of the McGladrey Classic, You get unlimited golf throughout your four days of stay. You get lessonsmuch it costs? $100,000.00, but that's divided by three. So I called Davis Love's agent and asked how many have taken up on this offer. It's zero. You'd be the first.
Myers: Getting players fit in Sea Island
Director of fitness at Sea Island Golf Learning Center Randy Myers discusses the importance of fitness in golf. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.with those guys, being a part of the Sea Island crew with Davis Love in that group, you know, golf takes you to a lot of places and I feel fortunate everyday to get up and go to work and have very energetic people. -Well, you still work with some of the best and you mentioned Davis and Brandt Snedeker, Harris English, what are some things that you work with, with players in the PGA Tour that the folks at home can work on in their own golf games? -Well, I think there's three things that we really
For The Record: Randy Myers, fitness instructor
GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard sits down with the director of fitness at Sea Island Golf Resort, Randy Myers, to talk about golf fitness for every players from the junior level to the PGA Tour.of these athletes you've had an opportunity to work with, Dustin Johnson, Lucas Glover , Davis Love , compared to other athletes you work with. It, it's pretty impressive actually, you know Dustin can dunk a basketball without having any shoes on him, I mean you've seen this what, what, what does it kind of amaze you from golfers over the years. Well, you know the traditional golf athletes, and I would say a guy like Charles Howe, or Davis Love , or guys,. Or Billy Horschel. Yep. You know, the guys who, who primarily golf backgrounds are really finite ball strikers and superb
Matt's Mailbag: Pinehurst, Kiawah or Sea Island?
Matt Ginella answers questions on buddies trip tournament trophy ideas, favorite Coore and Crenshaw courses, and where to go for golf and spa: Pinehurst, Kiawah or Sea Island in this edition of Matt's Mailbag. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.played Friar's Head. I haven't played Lost Farm, and I haven't played Sand Hills yet, so there's a couple big holes in my glove. Sand Hills , you and me, brother, let's change it! Let's go, let's go. That's gonna happen sooner than later for me Yes. Old Sandwich. But, I love Red and love Trails, right? Let's get to the next one. Next question for Matt. Next year, Pinehurst, Kiawah or Sea Island ? Wife going for spa! So this has got to make momma happy. Well, daddy's going to be happy no matter where he goes here. Well, and that's the good, that's the great part of this is, is the wife is going to be happy, also. You could go to any one of those. Three of the great golf hotels in America. And they're great because they have the kind of amenities that are, that are, that work for almost everyone. So, she's going to happy. So then it comes down to quality of golf at three, these three resorts, Pinehurst, Kiowa, or Sea Island . I go Pinehurst first. Good quality golf. Eight courses to choose from. Then I go Sea Island , and I put Kiowa third on that list. But again, you're not gonna go wrong. No, you're not. Just seeing the images of number two. Oh! That was our last year's trip, this year, Sand Hills . Exactly. All right, let's get to another question here, as we approach the bottom of the hour here on Morning Drive, from
Ginella’s mailbag: Phoenix courses, hotels in St. Andrews
Travel expert Matt Ginella answers your questions about the best courses to play in Phoenix; which buddies trip is better: Brandon Dunes, Scottsdale or Sea Island; hotel suggestions for a trip to St. Andrews and favorite destination or course for the solo traveler. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET on Golf Channel.I'm actually heading out there tomorrow. -It's unbelievable when you have the Super Bowl and the Waste Management open at the same week with us next year. -It's gonna be a party. -I can't wait. -My
Core work: Fitness tip with Brian Harman
Randy Myers is joined by Brian Harman to show off ways to get your core loose before you play. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.-[unk]-- here from [unk]-- headquarters of Golf Channel is Sea Island, about three hours north of hill, and many PGA Tour members call that place home and many of them work with Randy Myers for their fitness and their strength when it comes to working and traveling the PGA Tour . Let's send it up to Randy with another member of the PGA Tour and the Sea Island mafia. -Thanks, guys. I'm here with Brian Harman, third year Tour player, and we're gonna talk a little bit about how he gets his core loose before he plays. You can get some tubing at any sporting goods store, and one of the drills we do and a lot of tour players do is try to get connected. So he is gonna take this tubing and try to extend it as far as he can just like the golf swing and obviously, Brian's a lefty, but we're gonna go the opposite direction first so he can get those abs to fire. One