TWGS x Seamus Golf Head Cover Collab

11 Dec 2018, Posted by Ben Cowan in Blog, Featured, 0 Comments

We are excited to launch a Head Cover collaboration between The Walking Golfers Society and Seamus Golf. Society members have an opportunity to purchase the exquisite Black Watch Modern tartan in a Driver, Fairway, Hybrid or Putter format. The Black Watch Modern is predominantly navy blue and green with black in the over plaid. It […]

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We-Ko-Pa Golf Club – Saguaro Course

07 May 2013, Posted by Rob Rigg in Arizona, Course Reviews, Featured, 2 Comments

Having played most of the “good” public courses in the Scottsdale area, I would rate Saguaro as the best. Talking Stick North and South, along with Papago, are probably more walkable, but Saguaro combines walkability and design better than the others.

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Cabot Links

09 Aug 2012, Posted by Rob Rigg in Course Reviews, Featured, Nova Scotia, 2 Comments

Cabot Links is the first true links course in Canada and it’s opening is the fulfillment of a dream for the founder Ben Cowan-Dewar, along with architect Rod Whitman, Mike Keiser and the rest of the team involved in the project.

I believe that Cabot Links will evolve into the “St. Andrews of Canada” or “Canada’s Bandon Dunes” over time, with the addition of other courses and the expansion of the hotel.

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Ballyneal Golf & Hunt Club

19 Jul 2010, Posted by Rob Rigg in Colorado, Course Reviews, Featured, 3 Comments

Few courses in North America can stir a walking golfer’s soul like Ballyneal, which boasts golf that is so pure and natural that Old Tom Morris would approve wholeheartedly.

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Pasatiempo Golf Club

15 Dec 2009, Posted by Rob Rigg in California, Course Reviews, Featured, 4 Comments

Pasatiempo was founded by U.S. Women’s Amateur Champion Marion Hollins and was designed by Alister Mackenzie, one of the great golden age golf course architects. The course opened on September 8th, 1929. Tom Doak was hired in 1996 to begin restoring Pasatiempo to its “original design” and the renovation was successfully completed in Fall 2007, with a great deal of assistance from his lead associate Jim Urbina, club historian Bob Beck and superintendent Dean Gump.

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The Walking Golfer Course Rating System

Total is out of 10 Points
0 - 4 points - Walkability
0 - 4 points - Architecture and Aesthetics
0 - 2 points - Playability and Strategy