Pasture golf is a return to Scottish links style courses. Technique over technology, it makes golf both fun and affordable to play. What is the true definition of Scottish Style Golf?

Tired of super manicured courses, ridiculously priced greens fees, spendy clubs and fancy clothes? You'll love the back to basics play of pasture golf!

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| A Golfer's Nightmare |
When Your Golf Swing Leaves You in the Lurch | Finding the Feel of the Greens
| The Swing Thought | More Golf Trivia | Golf's Short Game | Never Hurry - Never Worry
| Scottish Style Golf | Northwest Highland Tour | Playing Sand Greens | Golf's Ground Game

| How Sweet the Swing | Primer for the New Girl Golfer | Pasture Golf Criteria

 

For the answer to this question we go to the archives and consult the authority on golf history, Sir Walter Simpson. From him we learn the true meaning of Scottish style golf.

"The grounds on which golf is played are called links, being the barren sandy soil from which the sea has retired in recent geological times. In their natural state links are covered with long, rank bent grass and gorse. Links are too barren for cultivation: but sheep, rabbits, geese and professionals pick up a precarious livelihood on them."

You can see, Sir Walter Simpson was a philosopher and a bit of a wag.

Are you interested in finding out more on the philosophy of golf?

The beautiful Scottish style course of Bear Valley Meadows in Seneca, Oregon


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