Our Mission Statement and Objectives

The mission of the Society of Hickory Golfers is to promote and encourage the playing of Hickory Golf.

  1. To carry out the Mission Statement of The Society of Hickory Golfers;
  2. To establish a worldwide society of like-minded hickory players;
  3. To assist members and others in discovering the playing characteristics of wood shaft golf clubs;
  4. To promote the experience of golf in a manner consistent with how the 'royal and ancient game' was played in the hickory era;
  5. To establish guidelines for organizing hickory golf tournaments;
  6. To provide a centralized scheduling system for world wide hickory competitions;
  7. To provide a hosting service for the establishment and maintenance of hickory handicaps ; and
  8. To develop and maintain equipment standards for hickory play.