The stand alone golf course is becoming a rarity. Increasingly golf courses are just one item on an amenity package for a high end housing development. Lost Between Holes.
This has led to some vast distances between holes. Golfers must drive through neighborhoods in search of the next tee box. This phenomena has also forced some modern courses to ban walking. The use of a golf cart is mandatory.
The truly “walkable” course design is usually an older course built in the last century. Sadly, they seem to be going the way of the 3 iron.