The 2013 Walking Golfer of the Year – The Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy

19 Apr 2014, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 0 Comments

The Walking Golfers Society is excited to announce that, after receiving an overwhelming number of nominations, “The 2013 Walking Golfer of the Year” has been awarded to The Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy. The Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy was founded in 2012 by George and Geoff Solich, and launched in partnership with the Colorado […]

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Tom Doak & Renaissance Golf Design Honored as 2012 Walking Golfer of the Year

02 Feb 2013, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 0 Comments

Tom Doak and Renaissance Golf Design have received the “2012 Walking Golfer of the Year” award for his passionate commitment to the walking game of golf. Members of The Walking Golfers Society chose Tom and his team at Renaissance due to their promotion of the walking game through golf course design.

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Why I Walk

13 Sep 2012, Posted by John in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 1 Comments

I almost always walk the course when I play. Some courses are very easy to walk. Others are rather difficult. But in the end, the rounds are always enjoyable. In the end, the reason I walk when I play can be boiled down to three reasons. First, I feel like I play better golf when […]

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Jim Colton honored as 2011 Walking Golfer of the Year

14 Nov 2011, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Blog, Interviews & Articles, 1 Comments

Jim Colton has received the “2011 Walking Golfer of the Year” award for his passionate commitment to the walking game of golf. Members of The Walking Golfers Society chose Jim Colton unanimously after he walked 155 holes at Ballyneal Golf & Hunt Club on June 22nd in order to raise over $110,000 for injured caddie Ben Cox and his family.

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The WGA’s Evans Scholars honored as the 2010 Walking Golfer of the Year

18 Jan 2011, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Blog, Interviews & Articles, 1 Comments

The Evans Scholars Foundation, sponsored by the Western Golf Association, has received the “2010 Walking Golfer of the Year” award for its passionate commitment to the walking game of golf. Members of The Walking Golfers Society chose The Evans Scholars from a list of worthy candidates.

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A Walking Golfer in England and Wales

04 Aug 2010, Posted by Tom Bielanski in Articles, Blog, Interviews & Articles, 8 Comments

In May, 2010, a friend and I decided to experience golf in Wales. We had traveled to the courses of Scotland and Ireland in prior years, and having a love for links golf we wanted to play the courses throughout Wales. 215,000 steps later and we had played many of the great Welsh tracks along […]

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Solstice Golf

04 Aug 2010, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 2 Comments

I received an email recently from one of The Walking Golfers Society members about a really cool idea – Solstice Golf. Ironically, I had been talking about this concept with Mike Keiser at the start of June at the Old Macdonald opening. He thought it would be really neat if a group of people played […]

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What is in The Walking Golfer’s Bag?

10 Jun 2010, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 57 Comments

There are many golfers in America who think that 14 clubs are simply too many to carry, so they push a cart or ride in one.

The real question is – Why do you need 14 clubs?

Just because that is the maximum allowed by the USGA does not mean a golfer needs 14 of them to play to their potential.

I carry 9 clubs when I play and I know it makes me a better golfer because my handicap dropped by 10 strokes over the course of a season while doing so.

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Two Walkable Daily Fee Courses in Hilton Head

10 Jun 2010, Posted by Joel Zuckerman in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 0 Comments

Former USGA president Sandy Tatum is the man who coined the derisive term “cart-ball” to describe the modern game, particularly as it’s played in these United States.  Where and when he came up with this epithet is lost to history, though it wouldn’t be surprising if he was visiting greater Hilton Head, South Carolina, when […]

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Lorne Rubenstein Article

02 May 2010, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Blog, Interviews & Articles, 0 Comments

Lorne Rubenstein is the voice of golf in Canada and I have enjoyed reading his books and articles for a long time.

Please check out his article if you get a sec – it’s a great read.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/golf/the-clubhouse/why-dont-more-golfers-walk/article1551795/

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