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Why Join SoHG?

Society of Hickory Golf Membership Benefits

You’ll find a comradeship here like no other. Members who share an enthusiasm for the rich history and traditions of golf and who bring those values to the golf course. Like-minded people who love the distinctive feel of golf with hickory-shafted clubs. Connection to a wealth of resources on equipment, history, a handicapping service and regional groups where you can experience the joy of simply getting out to play with your hickory clubs. Plus, there’s the challenge of tournament play on historic courses for golfers of all skill levels.

Join now and discover how much fun golf can really be.

Championship Series

The 2015 season is underway having begun with the 2014 Mid Pines Hickory Open. The Mountain Valley Hickory Open, the Southern 4-Ball, the Belvedere Hickory Open, and the U.S. Hickory Open are coming up. Check the Tournaments pages for details on past tournaments. For information on the 2015 CS, click here.

SoHG President's Message

Welcome to the website of the Society of Hickory Golfers, dedicated to the expansion and enjoyment of play with wooden-shafted golf clubs. Here you will find a wealth of information on upcoming hickory tournaments, resources to help you connect with other hickory players and to build and maintain your own hickory play set. You’ll also find news items and articles that both entertain and inform on golf history and tradition. Please enjoy the site and, if you are not already a member, we invite you to join us in experiencing the rich values and lore of the ancient game.



Apr 23, 2015 - Apr 25, 2015
Highland Park Golf Course
Birmingham, Ala. USA
May 2, 2015
Meadow Park Golf Course
Tacoma, Wash. USA
May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Beatrice Country Club
Beatrice, Neb. USA
Apr 20, 2015
SoHG announces 2016 U.S. Hickory Open will go to Lawsonia Links, Sept. 15-17.
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Apr 9, 2015
Tiger asks about Sandy Lyle's round of hickories at Augusta
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Apr 8, 2015
Old World Wisconsin Gutty Challenge fills void left by All American
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