Course at Sewanee walk
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Walking golfer at Course at Sewanee
The Course at Sewanee in Tennessee is just nine holes but a sublime, gently rolling course with two greenside lookouts. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Audubon Park Golf Course in New Orleans - Loyola
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Audubon Park Golf Course in New Orleans - Loyola
In New Orleans, Par-62 Audubon Park Golf Course has a community golf vibe and is located in the shadow of Loyola University in Uptown. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
The North at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego - No. 15
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The North at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego - No. 15
Torrey Pines North is a fun and always-scenic walk in San Diego. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Photos of Cabot Cliffs at Cabot Links on Cape Breton Island - No. 10
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Photos of Cabot Cliffs at Cabot Links on Cape Breton Island - No. 10
Remarkably exiting hole variety is a hallmark of Cabot Cliffs. Here is the par-5 10th hole plays along the coast. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Princeville Makai Golf Club
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Kauai's Princeville Makai is wonderfully routed on the north shore with visits to the ocean on both nines. Courtesy of Princeville Makai Golf Club
Downfield Golf Club - No. 7
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Downfield Golf Club - No. 7
A heavily-wooded James Braid design near the heart of Dundee, Downfield Golf Club is a pleasant and solitary surprise in Scotland. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Niagara-on-the-lake
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Niagara-on-the-lake
In Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake dates back to 1875 and is a fun nine holes along Lake Ontario. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Pennard Golf Club in Wales
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Pennard Golf Club in Wales
Wales' Pennard Golf Club is a sensory experience, with both roaming livestock and incredible cliff views. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Photos of the Old Course in St. Andrews
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Photos of the Old Course in St. Andrews
There is something rewarding and comforting about out-and-back links that start and end in the town, such as Scotland's North Berwick or the Old Course in St. Andrews. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Saguaro Course - hole 14
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We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Saguaro Course - hole 14
Scottsdale isn't a walker-first destination, but the Coore-Crenshaw Saguaro Course at We-Ko-Pa is an exception. Walking paths through native desert and easy transitions along with great scenery make it a joy. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
The Church Course at St. Enodoc Golf Club - Cornwall
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The Church Course at St. Enodoc Golf Club - Cornwall
Sub-par-70 courses beg golfers to head out for an encore. St. Enodoc's Church Course, a supremely charming place, is one of the greatest examples. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Northwood Golf Course
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Northwood Golf Course
Northwood Golf Course in Sonoma, California is a spectacular 9-hole layout originally built by Alister Mackenzie. ($39-47). It's a special chance to walk beneath towering redwoods. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Pebble Beach Golf Links 10th hole
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Pebble Beach Golf Links 10th hole
A view from behind the green on the par-4 10th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links. David Cannon/Getty Images
Lions Municipal Golf course
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Lions Municipal Golf course
Munis aren't always the highest ranked courses in the city, but they are usually affordable and full of color. Pictured is Austin's Lions Municipal Golf Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Highlands Links - Clyburn River
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Highlands Links - Clyburn River
The 8-mile walk at Highlands Links includes a stroll along the Clyburn River between the 12th and 13th holes. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
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Favorite golf courses to walk

A recent #AskGolfAdvisor submission inquired about great walking golf courses, including short courses. Brandon Tucker shares a few of his favorites both large and small. Have a question for our expert editorial staff? Drop us a note!

Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.
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