Services & Resources for Hickory Golfers


This page is for resources that are of use to hickory golfers, such as club repairs, materials for repairs, books etc. If you know of a resource that should be listed here please contact the Webmaster.

Web Site or emailService or Resource Club Rejuvenation, club repairs, whipping pullers etc.
  Over three decades of craftsmanship. Since 1974 Louisville Golf has turned heads, literally, by turning wood into quality drivers and putters. Louisville Golf is recognized throughout the world as the leader in design and production of persimmon golf clubs.
Tad Moore Golf Since 1963, Tad Moore, a member of the Society of Hickory Golfers, has been recognized around the world as one of today's premier putter makers, popular on the PGA and international tours. Tad Moore also produces matched sets of hickory clubs – his woods are especially popular.
Louisville Golf Over three decades of craftsmanship. Full sets of high-quality hickory-shafted irons, woods, and putters. Based on original clubs. Also, since 1974, a world leader in the design and production of persimmon golf clubs.
St Andrews Golf Co. Based in St. Andrews, the home of golf, St Andrews Golf Co specializes in exact handmade replicas of antique hickory shafted clubs. It produces vintage and modern, handcrafted golf equipment.
Tandy Leather Factory Deer tanned leather for grips, and waxed linen thread for whipping.
GlenCall International Hickory Shafted Golf Clubs Made in Scotland-- completely playable
Classic Golf Club sales and restoration. Located in Omaha, Neb. Begun by Randy Jensen, now operated by Tony Tubrick.
Golf Works Tools, shafting epoxy and golf supplies.
theGripMasterUSA Leather Grips.
Play Hickory (Chris McIntyre) Hickory Golf Club Rentals - USA. Web site of SoHG member Chris McIntyre - Hickory golf events and reproduction balls for both post- and pre-1900 play.
McIntyre GolfBall Co. Replica vintage golf balls
Old Hickory Golf Hickory Golf Club Rentals - based in Ohio.
Past Masters Old Links Golf
Since 1996, one of the oldest dedicated hickory hire resources in the U.K., Sweden, Netherlands, and Italy. 80 sets for hire. Also club restoration and repair. Website of SoHG member Chris Homer - Organizing hickory golf events.
Golf links to the past Bobby Jones replica Hickory Shafted Golf Clubs – completely playable
Classics of Golf Welcome to Classics of Golf. You have discovered the home of the fundamental origins of the literature of Golf. Our mission: to keep these great golf books, from the time of Horace G. Hutchinson through the time of Herbert Warren Wind, in print and accessible to you, the golf enthusiast, at affordable prices. Events, rentals, restoration & sales - operating from Sweden
Iliac Golf Makers of Classic head covers and Bags
Steurer & Jacoby
Golf Club Carriers
Handcrafted leather golf bags, wooden stands, leather head covers. Contact is 502-451-4894 or email
Playhickorygolf Makers and purveyors of replica hickory golf clubs based on the "RTJ" clubs.
The Hickory Nut Suppliers of Hickory Golf Clubs for Outings- Pinehurst Area.  "I will supply as many as 60 sets of hickories for any outing anywhere."   910-295-5083
Antique Hickory Golf Clubs Clubs, balls, memorabilia, art and books
Hickory Golf Grips Grips for wooden shafted clubs
KingsCrossKnickers Classic golf apparel.
1930 Golf Classic golf apparel.
T. Barry Knickers Classic golf apparel


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There are numerous hickory resources on the web. Here are a few of the more important. If you feel your site should be included, please contact the webmaster.

General Information
SiteDescription The premiere site for information about hickory golf, by a founding Society of Hickory Golfers member, the late Ralph Livingston III. This site contains much valuable information on club maintainence and repair.
SoHG Electronic Resource Archive Electronic resources related to hickory golf classified according to the Dublin Core Protocol. (Under construction.)
Historic golf rules Want to know the rules of golf for a certain period? This site will tell you all! A magnificent compendium by John Hutchinson.
Golf Course Atlas Commentry on the world's finest courses by Ran Morrissett. Information on golf course design, architects and history.
The British Golf Museum Where better to find out about golf than in St. Andrews, the home of golf. Using diverse displays and exciting interactives, the museum tells the story of British golf from its origins in the middle ages to the present day.
The Hickory Golf Hub A wonderful new social site devoted to hickory golf. Chat, visit, share courses and general information. Offered by SoHG members Richard and Kathy Bullock.
Fine Golf Lorne Smith shares information about golf courses that deliver that "joy to be alive" feeling and the traditional running game. Focus is on U.K. A website, with features, blogs and book reviews. Regular e-newsletter. Great site.
National Sites - multilingual sites from other countries
Golf Links Sweden A bilingual site (check the union flag in the top right corner for the English version). Watch the video, even though the commentary is Swedish.
Finnish website Even those who don't know Finnish can admire the magnificent pictures.
Collectors Societies
The Golf Collectors Society The Golf Collectors Society is an international organization dedicated to preserving golf's treasures and traditions.
The British Golf Collectors Society The British Golf Collectors Society, founded in 1987, promotes interest in the history and traditions of golf.
The European Golf Collectors & Historical Society The website of the European Association of Golf Historians & Collectors.
Regional Associations
Carolina Hickory Golf Accociation The CHGA, centered in Pinehurst, N.C., sponsors monthly hickory events with strong turnouts. They also have a standing challenge to any other hickory group in the country (or overseas)! All are welcome to their events.
Ontario Hickory Tour The Ontario Hickory Tour has six tournaments a year - three with pre-1905 clubs and three with 'vintage' hickory clubs.
Metropolitan Hickory Society A tri-state players club for those who appreciate the history and tradtions of the game. New York-New Jersey-Connecticut
Tournament sites or courses
National Hickory Championship The website of the National Hickory championship, with results and information on this event, including a great account of Oakhurst Links, and a blow-by-blow commentary by master hickory golfer, Randy Jensen.
World Hickory Open Championship The website of the World Hickory Open Championship with results and information on this event. This is a PGA sponsored event.
U.S. Hickory Open The official site for the 2012 U.S. Hickory Open Championship. The tournament will be on the Donald Ross Course at the French Lick Springs and Resort in French Lick, Ind.
Other Societies
The Donald Ross Society Formed in 1989 by a dedicated group of golf course architecture enthusiasts to honor the memory of golf courses of the pre-eminent Scottish golf course architect Donald J. Ross and to help preserve the character and tradition of the courses he designed.
The Tillinghast Association Mission: To share with fellow golfers W. Tillinghast's historical perspective and vision on golf, the greatest game.
The Stanley Thompson Society The Stanley Thompson Society was founded in 1998 to research, record, and publicize the life and works of Canada's Stanley Thompson (1893-1953). Thompson was one of the world's leading golf course architects. His main work spanned the 1920s to the early 1950s.
The James Braid Golfing Society The James Braid Golfing Society is dedicated to the memory and spirit of James Braid. It upholds the essential traditions and values of the game and aims to pass them on to future generations.
Travel and Vacations
World Travel A U.S. travel agency with special ties to hickory golf. Mention SoHG when you contact them for premium service.
Morton Golf Holidays Golf Vacations in Scotland. Experience Scotland, the home of golf! If you’re passionate about golf then why not take this year’s vacation in Scotland, the home of golf ?