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Join us as we experience one of the great southeastern golf getaways in this full episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Sea Island. Host Matt Ginella is joined by Davis Love III, whose firm rebuilt the Plantation Course, one of three 18-hole courses there. There's plenty more new at this expansive coastal property. See what this acclaimed resort has been up to.
Travel with Matt Ginella to Central Oregon in an all-new Golf Advisor Round Trip: Central Oregon. He visits such acclaimed courses as Pronghorn, Sunriver and Tetherow and goes off-course and whitewater rafting.22:03
Matt Ginella tees it up with Olympic gold medal winners, Marielle Thompson and Seth Wescott, learns how to throw and axe, hits the mountain bike trails, and faces his fear of heights on the record‑breaking Peak to Peak Whistler Gondola.26:23
Host Kira K. Dixon visits Florida's Palm Beaches to play golf on some local gems, including the famed Champion Course at PGA National and the oceanside Palm Beach Par 3. Other adventures include learning about local wildlife, wake‑boarding, and Polo, as Kira discovers the Palm Beaches.22:04
Watch the full episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Prince Edward Island. Featuring Big Break PEI winner Blair O'Neal and the island's finest golf courses and seafood. (originally aired 2020)22:02
Join us as we experience one of the great southeastern golf getaways in this full episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Sea Island. Host Matt Ginella is joined by Davis Love III, whose firm rebuilt the Plantation Course, one of three 18-hole courses there. There's plenty more new at this expansive coastal property. See what this acclaimed resort has been up to. (Originally aired 2020)22:03
Matt Ginella ventures to the Cradle of American Golf in the North Carolina Sandhills to experience the infamous U.S. Open venue Pinehurst No. 2. He also visits with the architect of The Cradle, Gil Hanse, and tours the home of Donald Ross among other off-course highlights. And no trip is complete without a spin around the new Cradle short course. Watch the full episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Pinehurst.22:03
Join Matt Ginella as he heads to The Bahamas and experiences the ultimate island golf getaway. His itinerary includes The Ocean Club, designed by Tom Weiskopf, as well as scuba diving and much more.22:02
Matt Ginella visits the Hawaiian Island of Maui and plays with musician Lukas Nelson and Olympic Gold medalist Sebastien Toutant. They play Footgolf at Ka'anapali, and cruise the fairways on Golfboards. Ginella also checks in with Mark Rolfing at Kapalua. (Originally aired 2019)22:03
Matt Ginella heads to the Empire State's top golf resort: Turning Stone Resort, and tees it up with Syracuse basketball coaching legend Jim Boeheim. (Originally aired 2019)22:00
Our Editor-at-Large Matt Ginella heads to Bahamas to experience Royal Blue Golf Club, and goes off course with jetsurfing and lionfish encounters.22:00
Melbourne is one of the world's greatest golf destinations. Host Ewan Porter takes you on a tour of some of the finest sandbelt links in this full episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Melbourne. (2019)22:00
Ewan Porter travels down under to visit some of the best golfing destinations in Australia. Porter visits Moonah Links to play a round with 2018 Australian Senior Amateur Champion Sue Wooster. Along the way, Porter spends time meeting koala bears at the Moonlit Sanctuary and diving alongside sharks in a Melbourne aquarium. A visit to King Island leads to a tour of Cape Wickham and an Australian cheese tasting. The round trip ends with an excursion to Tanzania that includes golfing at Barnbougle and mountain biking in Derby. (2019).22:46
Matt Ginella heads to Florida's gulf coast and tries his golf game and his fishing line in this episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip. (2019)23:20
Matt Ginella travels to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to visit the “seaside golf capital of the world.” During a visit to Pine Lakes Country Club, Ginella spends time with Brandon Canesi, the founder of the Hole High Foundation. Along the way, he tees it up with junior golfer Jackson Cole and hits the water at Shark Wake Park with Greg Norman Jr. Between rounds, Ginella goes fishing at Paradise Reef and enjoys some delicious tacos from Bubba’s Love Shak. The round trip ends with a visit to Pawley’s Plantation Golf and Country Club to talk music and golf with Mark Bryan. (Original air date 2018)22:36
Matt Ginella visits Scottsdale and tees it up with NFL legend Larry Fitzgerald and US Open champ Geoff Ogilvy. He also goes way off course into the desert. (Originally aired 2018)22:36
Matt Ginella ventures across the pond to explore the culture of golf in Ireland. After discussing the updated Adare Manor Golf Club with Andy McMahon, Ginella heads to town to listen to some traditional Irish music at Aunty Lena’s. The tour of Ireland continues with a visit to Waterville Golf Links and Ardglass Golf Club. Amidst teeing it up along the coast, Ginella makes time to try Bushmills Whiskey and visit Lahinch Golf Club, home of the 2019 Irish Open. The round trip ends with a visit to Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland to play a round with John Bamber. (Originally aired 2018)22:36
Georgia's Reynolds Lake Oconee is a hotbed of golf for both residents of the community and visitors to the Ritz-Carlton hotel and villas. In this full episode of Round Trip, Matt Ginella tees it up with resident football coaches Bruce Arians and Dan Mullen, takes dead aim at sporting clays and gets fit at The Kingdom.22:30
Join Matt Ginella as he travels to Big Cedar Lodge on Golf Advisor Round Trip. Overlooking Table Rock Lake in the Ozark Mountains, Big Cedar Lodge is a golf resort founded by Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, boasting four courses designed by legends including Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Fazio. Watch Matt play with Morris’ nephew Hudson at Top of the Rock, get adventurous at Fun Mountain, go bass fishing with hall-of-famer Stacey King at Bent Hook Marina, and play Buffalo Ridge with Les Garland, the founder of MTV. Get a sneak peek at Ozarks National, designed by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, and even go bow fishing with Johnny’s son, John Paul. (Originally aired 2018)22:29
Matt Ginella heads to the Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto, Mexico to play Danzante Bay, a brand new TPC course designed by Rees Jones. Watch as Matt goes whale watching and kayaking in the Sea of Cortez and Carmen Island, sits down with developer Owen Perry, and learns to make guacamole with the resort’s chefs. Lakers legend Byron Scott joins for a round of golf and an ATV tour. (Originally aired 2018)23:00
Golf Advisor Round Trip is our official golf travel show. Join us as we explore the world's greatest golf courses and resorts. So far, we've been to Australia, Hawaii, Pinehurst, Mexico, upstate New York, and many more great golf destinations. The show premiers on Golf Channel. Below you can watch past episodes in their entirety.
November 19, 2020
Just minutes west of downtown Austin is the legendary Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Following an extensive renovation and expansion in 2019, this Texas Hill Country getaway is better than ever and will host the PGA Professional Championship in 2022.
August 15, 2018
Matt Ginella tries polo in addition to playing great golf in south Florida's hotbed of Palm Beaches. (Originally aired 2017)
August 15, 2018
Matt Ginella heads to Wisconsin's shores of Lake Michigan to experience Midwest luxury at Destination Kohler, home to Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. (Part I of II)
August 15, 2018
Matt Ginella explores golf, nature and cuisine along this Florida Panhandle area.
June 7, 2018
Matt Ginella discovers all of the gems in Palm Beach. Plays a round with John Webster at The Breakers course. He gets a lesson on the sport of polo at the International Polo Club from Jeff Hall and finishing the day on the golf course with Rick Hayuk. (Originally aired 2017)
August 15, 2018
Matt Ginella explores water sports, mixology and Wailea golf at the Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui, as well as golf on excellent Robert Trent Jones. Jr.-designed courses.
August 15, 2018
Matt Ginella invades America's golf buddies trip capital with The Cruds in this edition of Golf Advisor Round Trip.