As Golf moves along in a new century particularly in the US we have to ask ourselves, is there a ‘’Big World Theory’’? I was under the impression that the ‘’Big World Theory’’ meant there were more than a few… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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,… Continue Reading