Matt Ginella

Matt Ginella joined Golf Channel in 2013 as the network’s resident travel insider, filing regular features and offering recaps of his trips to the best golf destinations in the world on Morning Drive. Ginella also provides viewers with tips and advice for their own golf travel, both in the United States and around the world. In addition to his on-air work, Ginella is a senior editor for, the largest online source for golf course ratings, reviews and recommendations by golfers, for golfers.

Before joining Golf Channel, Ginella was a senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World magazines, sharing information with readers on courses, resorts and amateur golfer “buddies trips” destinations around the country. Prior, he served as director of photography for Golf Digest and Golf World after starting his career as a golf photo editor at Sports Illustrated.

 Ginella graduated from St. Mary's College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003.

Latest articles by Matt Ginella

Aug 4, 2016 9:42 AM ET
Nike Golf's decision to shut down its equipment business has already sent a wave through the golf industry, which will only grow. Read More
Jun 2, 2015 3:07 PM ET
Tiger Woods played Chambers Bay for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, in preparation for the U.S. Open in two weeks. Read More
Jan 24, 2015 9:58 AM ET
The 2019 U.S. Amateur is coming back to Pinehurst No. 2. Off the success of a historic restoration and back-to-back men’s and women’s U.S. Opens. Read More