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The Wee Nip is going online. The first online issue will be on the website this fall on the Members Only page. Still want a printed copy? Click here for information, but don't delay. Mid-October is the deadline to order for this fall and for 2016 •Take advantage of the Buy/Sell/Trade. page for free posting of clubs or other stuff. •Is your member info current? SAVE your privacy settings so that your name can be found in the member search database. •Need a little help organizing your own hickory golf outing? Email for help. •Send your letters, comments, photos, and articles for the autumn Wee Nip to .

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 2014-15 season is complete having begun with the 2014 Mid Pines Hickory Open. The Mountain Valley Hickory Open (the last edition of this event), the Southern 4-Ball, the Belvedere Hickory Open, and the U.S. Hickory Open are now in the record books. Check the Tournaments pages for details on these and past tournaments. For information on the 2015-16 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.



Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 14, 2105
Spring Lake Golf Club
Spring Lake, N.J. USA
Oct 17, 2015
Metamora Fields
Metamora, Ill. USA
Oct 19, 2015 - Oct 23, 2015
Carnoustie Links
Carnoustie, , Scotland
Oct 5, 2015
Northwest hickory champ takes third title in as many weeks
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Oct 4, 2015
Golf pro sets The Home Course modern hickory record with nearly error-free round of 75
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Sep 23, 2015
Jason Shaffer, Michigan's newest hickory champion, bests field with solid 79
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