About NashvilleWith about half a million residents and a population that keeps on growing, Nashville is more than just “Music City USA.” As Tennessee’s capital city, Nashville has something for everybody. Sports fans can head over to Bridgestone Arena to watch the Nashville Predators hockey team. If you’ve got a taste for legendary musicians, checking out the Music City Walk of Fame is worth the trip. Artists inducted include Jimi Hendrix and Jack White. If you brought your golf clubs, Gaylord Springs Golf Links has stay-and-play packages at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, only five minutes Gaylord Springs and 10 minutes from Nashville International Airport.
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Welcome to the April 2019 issue of Golf Odyssey featuring our tips on how to have a hit golf getaway in Nashville; the charms of St. Michaels, Maryland, where you’ll find the last course Pete Dye actively worked on; and an idyllic Caribbean escape to Anguilla for great beaches, spicy seafood and a little golf. Other highlights include Bradley S. Klein’s “Notes “from the Course Whisperer;” the best charity outings this spring, and “Secrets from the World of Golf Travel” on gaining more access to private clubs through the rounds4research.com auction; the new Texas Rangers Golf Club, and the renovations of Torrey Pines South Course.
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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).
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)
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)
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)
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