Matt Ginella Biography
Matt Ginella is Golf Advisor’s Editor-at-Large and host of Golf Advisor Round Trip travel series on Golf Channel. Also, he serves as resident buddy trip expert and captains a collection of VIP trips called Golf Advisor Getaways.
Before Golf Channel, Ginella was senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World from 2007-2012. As a result, he covered courses, resorts, and the avid amateur golfer’s annual buddy trips to over 60 destinations around the country.
Later, Ginella graduated from St. Mary’s College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003.
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Ginella was Born on July 16, 1979. He is 44 years old as of 2023.
Matt Ginella Wife | Katie Sundseth
Ginella is married to Katie Sundseth since October 15, 2016. The couple has a beautiful baby boy born in 2017 named Brandon. Katie herself is a celebrity in her own right. Hence having been a model and an on-air host and reporter for a network called Back9Network.
Matt Ginella Net Worth
Having an illustrious career, Matt began his professional life with Sports Illustrated as a Picture Editor – Golf, Horse Racing, Baseball, Pro, and College Football from June 1995 to September 2001.
He then changed his job in October 2001 and started working for Golf Digest in the capacity of Director of Photography where he coordinated and produced photo shoots.
He moved up in ranks to become Senior Travel Editor. Writing monthly travel stories, ambush buddies trips all the while. Also coordinating and executing social strategies for Golf Digest.
However, somewhere around January 2013, he also began contributing as Travel Insider for Golf Channel. Besides, he has also been covering courses, resorts for the show Morning drive.
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Ginella and Sundseth were married in 2016. They’re expecting their first child in 2017. Sundseth has been a model and has also been an on-air host and reporter for Back9Network. So, she’s a big golfer.
The pair chronicled their journey down the aisle on TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress.”
Matt Ginella Salary
His Exact Earnings are Still under Investigation and we will Soon Update.
Say Yes To The Dress Hosts
Say Yes to the Dress is an American reality television series on TLC. Which follows events at Kleinfeld Bridal in Manhattan.
The series shows the progress of individual sales associates, managers, and fitters at the store, along with profiling brides as they search for the perfect wedding dress.
Common themes include overwhelming advice from friends and family. the ability of the “perfect dress” to help a bride overcome personal difficulty, struggle with weight and body image concerns, and the challenge of staying in budget, especially in the case of dresses by Kleinfeld’s exclusive designer, Pnina Tornai (one of the few designers ever mentioned by name in the show). Dresses sold on the show range from $1,300 to $40,000.
The Cast Include:
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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 GolfAdvisor.com, 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. Thus 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 master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003.
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Ginella is Contributor to Golf Digest. Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine published by Discovery, Inc. in the United States.
Also, it is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men’s and women’s competitive golf. Furthermore, Condé Nast also publishes the more specialized Golf for Women, Golf World, and Golf World Business.
The Golf Channel’s travel editor Matt Ginella has been revealing his top picks of golf courses you can play in America. This week, he revealed courses 41 – 50 on GolfAdvisor.com.
Ranked at #42, True Blue Golf Club joins sister course Caledonia Golf & Fish Club ranked at #14. Although, both are designs of the late Mike Strantz.
To engage with any ranking, one must first understand the criteria. As Ginella explains, “For my list of the Top 50 Public Courses in the U.S. My criteria start with a fun factor. “When I put out on the 18th green, do I immediately want to go back to the first tee?”
“Prestige of a course plays a role in my ranking. There’s a lot to be said for walking the same fairways as the game’s greats. Would you rather play softball at Wrigley Field or Walter Williams Park?”
“I also like variety. And that especially pertains to the par 3s. I’m not a fan of a golf course that has four par 3s that all play the same yardage. However, I like a drivable par 4 and reachable par 5s.
Certainly, a variety of scenery helps. Too, as much as I love Bandon Trails, it’s hard to beat the coastal views at Bandon Dunes and Pacific Dunes.
Therefore, no one plays Pebble Beach for the inland holes. And yet — spoiler alert — Bethpage Black, Pinehurst No. 2, Pasatiempo, and Forest Dunes are all in my top 10.”
“Walkability plays a role in my criteria. Courses that encourage carts, or go as far as making them mandatory, drop-down, or off my list. They also encourage walking and offer caddies to move up.
And as I learn more about architecture from architects who take time to devise the property’s ultimate 18, I have a greater appreciation for the routing of a course.”
“Conditioning is a tough one. It’s like assessing a course based on weather. However, I’m sorry if you played one of these courses on a bad day or a week after they punched the greens.
Though, my list is based on the idea that you’re playing these courses in peak season and in perfect condition.”
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