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The team at LINKS Golf Media discusses a wide range of topics pertaining to golf travel, course reviews, interviews with leaders of the game, and more

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United States

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The team at LINKS Golf Media discusses a wide range of topics pertaining to golf travel, course reviews, interviews with leaders of the game, and more

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 165: Golf Course Architect Forrest Richardson

2/19/2024
Inventive golf course architect Forrest Richardson discusses some of his most out-of-the-box course ideas—20-hole courses, par-two holes, twin 9-hole routings, and more—on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. The hosts chat with Richardson about his past presidency at the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), his choice for the game’s most underrated course architect, being the parent of a Hollywood actor, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:03

Ep. 164: Inside the 2024 Winter Issue of LINKS

2/11/2024
LINKS Editor George Peper is back to break down our latest issue in this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. Topics discussed include changes in the magazine in 2024, George’s column on the PGA Tour and LIV Golf, the next group of course architects to step up to the A-List, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:01

Ep. 163: A Preview Trip to Cabot Citrus Farms + Kyle Franz & Ben Cowan-Dewar

2/4/2024
The hosts report on one of the country's newest golf destinations, Cabot Citrus Farms in Florida, on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. Digital Editor Al Lunsford gives his early impressions after visiting Cabot Citrus Farms in January, while co-host Joe Passov gives background on the former courses that occupied the property. Al also interviews Kyle Franz (architect of the Karoo course at Cabot Citrus Farms) and Cabot CEO Ben Cowan-Dewar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:53

Ep. 162: Best Things We Saw at the 2024 PGA Merchandise Show

1/28/2024
After attending the golf industry’s annual trade show in Orlando, hosts Joe Passov and Al Lunsford discuss the items that piqued their interest in this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:19

Ep. 161: Ian Woosnam

1/22/2024
Ian Woosnam, the lone Welshman to win a major championship, entertains listeners of the LINKS Golf Podcast with insight into his 1991 Masters win, hidden golf gems in Wales, his favorite golf destination, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:04

Ep. 160: Historic Golf at The Omni Homestead Resort

1/14/2024
Does Virginia have the country’s best mountain golf course? In this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast, the hosts chat with Mark Fry, Director of Golf at The Omni Homestead Resort, about the historic golf offerings at “America’s First Resort” in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:12

Ep. 159: Golf Course Architect Andy Staples

1/8/2024
Golf course architect Andy Staples joins co-hosts Al Lunsford and Joe Passov to begin Season 15 of the LINKS Golf Podcast. Staples discusses his thoughts on the rollback of the golf ball, his well-known work creating two new courses at PGA National Resort in Florida, his current projects, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:51

Ep. 158: The Designs of Tiger Woods

10/22/2023
In the final episode of Season 14, the hosts dive into Tiger Woods’s growing career in golf course architecture, discussing his earliest courses, design philosophy, and projects currently in the works. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:00

Ep. 157: Nick Price

10/15/2023
World Golf Hall of Famer Nick Price talks about his growing career in golf course design, his playing days, and more in this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:59

Ep. 156: 6 Notable Courses Opening Soon in the U.S.

10/8/2023
On this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast, the hosts preview a slate of prominent new public golf courses debuting within the next year in the U.S. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:48

Ep. 155: Golf Course Architect David McLay Kidd

10/2/2023
Golf course architect David McLay Kidd talks about designing the first course at Bandon Dunes in 1999, what makes a good match play course, his current projects in Washington and Nebraska, and more on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:07

Ep. 154: Best (and Worst) Ryder Cup Courses

9/24/2023
On this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast, the hosts discuss the merits of courses that have staged the Ryder Cup Matches in years past and preview future venues for the competition. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:26

Ep. 153: Benefits of Yoga on Golf Performance

9/18/2023
The hosts chat with yoga and movement specialist Lauren McMillin, founder of YoGolf Performance, on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. Lauren shares quick tips that anyone can try and offers insights into the advantages of yoga for golf and everyday life. LINKS listeners can use promo code “LINKS” for a free 30-day trial of YoGolf Performance—golf's online yoga studio. Follow Lauren McMillin on Instagram @yogolf_performance and @laurenmmcmillin, visit her YouTube channel, and email her info@lauren.yoga. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:39

Ep. 152: Ranking the Best Golf Movies + Reader Polls

9/11/2023
Lights, camera, action! On this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast, Joe Passov and Al Lunsford pick their favorite golf-themed movies. Later, they discuss the answers from five recent reader polls. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:10

Ep. 151: Top 5 Destinations for Golf and Nightlife

9/4/2023
If you’re planning a bachelor party or a buddies’ trip, consider these cities that shine for their collection of entertainment options and quality golf courses. On this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast, the hosts rank the best destinations for golf and post-golf fun, with a couple of honorable mentions. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:55

Ep. 150: 8 Venues We’d Like to See Host the Tour Championship

8/28/2023
East Lake Golf Club has been the recurring host of the Tour Championship since 2004—but what if the PGA Tour moved its season finale to a new course? The hosts weigh in with some interesting choices that would alter both the location and the format of the Tour Championship. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:44

Ep. 149: America’s Best Golf Islands

8/21/2023
Co-hosts Al Lunsford and Joe Passov discuss the appeal of island golf and highlight their choices for the best public golf islands in America on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:16

Ep. 148: Fall 2023 Issue Preview

8/14/2023
LINKS Editor George Peper returns to the podcast to preview the upcoming Fall issue. We discuss George’s column and what he has learned during a six-month hiatus from golf. Other topics include the game’s most perilous courses, golf’s nightlife scene, a comparison of American and European Ryder Cup venues, and more. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:23

Ep. 147: Best Golf Resorts for a Family Vacation

8/7/2023
The hosts kick off an all-new season of the LINKS Golf Podcast by ranking their top choices for destinations that provide a perfect blend of high-level golf and family fun. Each host lists their top three picks and the show concludes with a few honorable mentions. This episode is presented by Wild Dunes Resort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:56

Ep. 146: Must-Play Mountain Golf Courses

6/26/2023
With summer in full swing, the hosts provide suggestions for fantastic public mountain golf courses on both sides of the U.S.—and up into Canada—on this episode of the LINKS Golf Podcast. This episode is presented by Tourism Ireland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:45