The Walter J. Travis Society was founded in 1994 to promote the legacy of Walter J. Travis, America’s foremost amateur golfer of the early 1900s, golf journalist and publisher, turfgrass expert, golf course architect, and one of the great pioneers of golf in North America. The Travis Society is dedicated to documenting the remarkable career of Walter J. Travis in order to fully understand and honor his varied accomplishments and contributions. We strive to create an interesting and informative site that is updated regularly. We invite your comments and suggestions. To be a part of our mission to highlight and honor the Travis legacy, we invite you to become a member in the Travis Society. You must complete the membership form (click link here) before you pay your annual dues. Links for US and Canadian payments are included at the end of the membership form.