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Talking GolfGetaways: Your Golf Getaways Podcast

Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch

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Talking GolfGetaways: Your Golf Getaways Podcast

Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch

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Talking Golf Getaways is a five-days-a-week 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.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 145: How writer Tom Bedell crafted a career out of beer and golf

Hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch take a detour from their beloved single-malt Scotch whisky to talk beer — lots of beer — with travel journalist Tom Bedell, who specializes in hops and barley along with fairways and greens. In this episode, Bedell travels everywhere from the Craft Beer Trail of Northern Alabama to the sunny shores of San Diego with suggestions for the best spots to mix his two favorite pastimes.

37 MIN3 w ago
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Ep. 145: How writer Tom Bedell crafted a career out of beer and golf

Ep. 144: From fertilizer to fairways with FarmLinks owner David Pursell

“Talking GolfGetaways” podcast hosts Darin Bunch and Mitch Laurance dive into everything from dramatic-drop 3-pars to the South’s best milkshakes with David Pursell, CEO of the Pursell Farms boutique resort and FarmLinks golf course in Central Alabama — plus shooting pool on Gomer Pyle’s table, which boasts a rich heritage of American celebrities.

66 MIN3 w ago
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Ep. 144: From fertilizer to fairways with FarmLinks owner David Pursell

Ep. 143: Pure Michigan, from Belvedere’s history to The Loop’s magic

Hickories at Belvedere Golf Club, Tom Doak’s reversible Loop at Forest Dunes and the otherworldly wonders and history of Mackinac Island highlight an episode recapping host Mitch Laurance’s visit to Michigan.

55 MINSEP 2
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Ep. 143: Pure Michigan, from Belvedere’s history to The Loop’s magic

Ep. 142: At the top of Scotland with Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill

Continuing our love affair with one of Scotland’s true links gems (not so hidden anymore), hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch welcome Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill onto the podcast to discuss why this little spot in the northern Scottish Highlands should be a must-play on any itinerary.

23 MINJUL 17
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Ep. 142: At the top of Scotland with Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill

Ep. 141: Part 1 with Designer Dan Hixson, discussing Oregon golf past and present

In the first of two episodes with Dan Hixson, the “Talking GolfGetaways” podcast takes a look at the golf designer’s childhood motivations to get into the business, as well as his first original design at Bandon Crossings and a peek into his latest project reclaiming an Oregon quarry for golf.

43 MINMAY 23
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Ep. 141: Part 1 with Designer Dan Hixson, discussing Oregon golf past and present

Ep. 140: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with company president John Cannon

For a true behind-the-scenes discussion of how Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail came to exists and continues to thrive in an ever-competitive market, company president John Cannon joins “Talking GolfGetaways” with thoughts on the legendary golf-course designer, future expansion and what make the Trail a perfect destination for golfers across the country.

47 MINMAY 20
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Ep. 140: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with company president John Cannon

Ep. 139: Ben Crenshaw’s thoughts on Tiger, Kapalua, Sand Valley, the Sheep Ranch and more

What happens when the Golf Trip Experts team gets to meet up with Ben Crenshaw, one of the legends of the game? A conversation that spans everything from Tiger’s historic Masters win to Ben and Bill Coore’s latest creation at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Associate Editor Eric Hart joins “Talking GolfGetaways” to recount a truly memorable day on Maui.

77 MINMAY 16
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Ep. 139: Ben Crenshaw’s thoughts on Tiger, Kapalua, Sand Valley, the Sheep Ranch and more

Ep. 138: The Abaco Club with golf and real estate developer David Southworth

One of the most successful real estate developers of the past couple decades, David Southworth joins the podcast to discuss his hospitality philosophy and why The Abaco Club in the Bahamas ranks among the best destination clubs in the world.

32 MINMAY 14
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Ep. 138: The Abaco Club with golf and real estate developer David Southworth

Ep. 137: Talking Gulf Shores and Coastal Alabama Golf with Chad Leonard

Looking for some coastal golf? Chad Leonard, regional manager for Honours Golf in the Gulf Shores region of Alabama, joins the podcast to discuss why golf travelers should put this Southern combination of sand, surf and swinging on their next itinerary.

32 MINMAY 1
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Ep. 137: Talking Gulf Shores and Coastal Alabama Golf with Chad Leonard

Ep. 136: Architect Rob Collins goes beyond Sweetens Cove in our Emergency 9

Sweetens Cove golf course designer Rob Collins returns to “Talking GolfGetaways” to take the Emergency 9 golf-travel quiz, discussing everything from his love for the Old Course at St. Andrews and staying overnight in the Donald Ross Cottage at Pineurst to memorable Tokyo sushi from a master chef and the work of another master at the National Custom Works golf-club company.

54 MINAPR 27
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Ep. 136: Architect Rob Collins goes beyond Sweetens Cove in our Emergency 9

Latest Episodes

Ep. 145: How writer Tom Bedell crafted a career out of beer and golf

Hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch take a detour from their beloved single-malt Scotch whisky to talk beer — lots of beer — with travel journalist Tom Bedell, who specializes in hops and barley along with fairways and greens. In this episode, Bedell travels everywhere from the Craft Beer Trail of Northern Alabama to the sunny shores of San Diego with suggestions for the best spots to mix his two favorite pastimes.

37 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 145: How writer Tom Bedell crafted a career out of beer and golf

Ep. 144: From fertilizer to fairways with FarmLinks owner David Pursell

“Talking GolfGetaways” podcast hosts Darin Bunch and Mitch Laurance dive into everything from dramatic-drop 3-pars to the South’s best milkshakes with David Pursell, CEO of the Pursell Farms boutique resort and FarmLinks golf course in Central Alabama — plus shooting pool on Gomer Pyle’s table, which boasts a rich heritage of American celebrities.

66 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 144: From fertilizer to fairways with FarmLinks owner David Pursell

Ep. 143: Pure Michigan, from Belvedere’s history to The Loop’s magic

Hickories at Belvedere Golf Club, Tom Doak’s reversible Loop at Forest Dunes and the otherworldly wonders and history of Mackinac Island highlight an episode recapping host Mitch Laurance’s visit to Michigan.

55 MINSEP 2
Comments
Ep. 143: Pure Michigan, from Belvedere’s history to The Loop’s magic

Ep. 142: At the top of Scotland with Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill

Continuing our love affair with one of Scotland’s true links gems (not so hidden anymore), hosts Mitch Laurance and Darin Bunch welcome Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill onto the podcast to discuss why this little spot in the northern Scottish Highlands should be a must-play on any itinerary.

23 MINJUL 17
Comments
Ep. 142: At the top of Scotland with Brora Golf Club secretary Tony Gill

Ep. 141: Part 1 with Designer Dan Hixson, discussing Oregon golf past and present

In the first of two episodes with Dan Hixson, the “Talking GolfGetaways” podcast takes a look at the golf designer’s childhood motivations to get into the business, as well as his first original design at Bandon Crossings and a peek into his latest project reclaiming an Oregon quarry for golf.

43 MINMAY 23
Comments
Ep. 141: Part 1 with Designer Dan Hixson, discussing Oregon golf past and present

Ep. 140: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with company president John Cannon

For a true behind-the-scenes discussion of how Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail came to exists and continues to thrive in an ever-competitive market, company president John Cannon joins “Talking GolfGetaways” with thoughts on the legendary golf-course designer, future expansion and what make the Trail a perfect destination for golfers across the country.

47 MINMAY 20
Comments
Ep. 140: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with company president John Cannon

Ep. 139: Ben Crenshaw’s thoughts on Tiger, Kapalua, Sand Valley, the Sheep Ranch and more

What happens when the Golf Trip Experts team gets to meet up with Ben Crenshaw, one of the legends of the game? A conversation that spans everything from Tiger’s historic Masters win to Ben and Bill Coore’s latest creation at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Associate Editor Eric Hart joins “Talking GolfGetaways” to recount a truly memorable day on Maui.

77 MINMAY 16
Comments
Ep. 139: Ben Crenshaw’s thoughts on Tiger, Kapalua, Sand Valley, the Sheep Ranch and more

Ep. 138: The Abaco Club with golf and real estate developer David Southworth

One of the most successful real estate developers of the past couple decades, David Southworth joins the podcast to discuss his hospitality philosophy and why The Abaco Club in the Bahamas ranks among the best destination clubs in the world.

32 MINMAY 14
Comments
Ep. 138: The Abaco Club with golf and real estate developer David Southworth

Ep. 137: Talking Gulf Shores and Coastal Alabama Golf with Chad Leonard

Looking for some coastal golf? Chad Leonard, regional manager for Honours Golf in the Gulf Shores region of Alabama, joins the podcast to discuss why golf travelers should put this Southern combination of sand, surf and swinging on their next itinerary.

32 MINMAY 1
Comments
Ep. 137: Talking Gulf Shores and Coastal Alabama Golf with Chad Leonard

Ep. 136: Architect Rob Collins goes beyond Sweetens Cove in our Emergency 9

Sweetens Cove golf course designer Rob Collins returns to “Talking GolfGetaways” to take the Emergency 9 golf-travel quiz, discussing everything from his love for the Old Course at St. Andrews and staying overnight in the Donald Ross Cottage at Pineurst to memorable Tokyo sushi from a master chef and the work of another master at the National Custom Works golf-club company.

54 MINAPR 27
Comments
Ep. 136: Architect Rob Collins goes beyond Sweetens Cove in our Emergency 9