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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60 at 60 – Completed

26 Apr 2010, Posted by Russell Seale in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 6 Comments

April 21st was going to be my first shot at walking 60 holes this year (I’m currently 60).  The weather forecast fell into the acceptable range, high in the upper 70’s and winds 15 mph or less, so I decided to go for it. The car was packed the night before with clubs, 2 pair […]

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Walking the Years

17 Mar 2010, Posted by Russell Seale in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 2 Comments

I have always been a walker, since my youth when I would get dropped off at the golf course on summer mornings by my mother who would pick me up after she finished work in the afternoon. 27 to 36 holes a day was normal for my friends and me. Fast forward to age 49. […]

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort – The 2009 Walking Golfer of the Year

12 Jan 2010, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Blog, 1 Comments

(January 14, 2010) – Award-winning Bandon Dunes Golf Resort has received recognition as “The 2009 Walking Golfer of the Year” for its passionate commitment to the walking game of golf. The Walking Golfers Society and The MacKenzie Golf Bag Company selected Bandon Dunes because

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Why I Walk

07 Nov 2009, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 3 Comments

Since The Walking Golfer was launched, I have been asked on occasion why I decided to create the site and why I am passionate about encouraging others to walk when they golf.

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The Walking Golfer’s Issues with Modern Carry Bags

07 Oct 2009, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 26 Comments

As walking golfers, we spend a great deal of time carrying our golf bags around, unless we are pushing them of course. I am constantly amazed at the “complexity” of modern carry bags that can be found at most golf retailers and I will comment on this development from the perspective of a minimalist walking […]

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The Walking Golfers Society Event at Chambers Bay

15 Sep 2009, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 1 Comments

The first ever gathering of The Walking Golfers Society occurred at Chambers Bay on September 27th, 2009. As you can see from the photos below, it was a spectacular day and a fun time was had by all. Big thanks to all of the Society members who attended – it was great to meet everyone. The Walking […]

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Trip Planning Information

07 Jul 2009, Posted by Rob Rigg in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 12 Comments

Planning your trip to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is the ultimate walking golf experience.There is likely no one else in the world where three top public walking only golf courses are located in such proximity to one another. With the addition of Old Macdonald, Bandon will be firmly ensconced as the ultimate walking […]

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Minimalist Golfers

03 Apr 2009, Posted by Joel Zuckerman in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 17 Comments

You can go to any Target or Wal-Mart and pick up a six-or-eight club “starter set” for a couple of hundred bucks.  Hilton Head’s Denny Harmon plays with a de facto starter set himself, belying the fact he’s been an avid golfer for fifty-odd years! Harmon, with whom I’ve had the pleasure of playing about […]

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Letting the Numbers Tell the Story on Cart Damage

03 Apr 2009, Posted by David L. Weinecke in Articles, Interviews & Articles, 0 Comments

The Walking Golfer recently came across this excellent article by David L. Weinecke. Below is an excerpt. Play golf and ride in a golf cart. It is almost a given these days. But the traffic jam caused by golf carts is getting out of control and is taking an increasing .toll on turf. Now golfers […]

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