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
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/ Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
(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 Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading