Tournaments

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January

Hickory Clambake at Morro Bay

Morro Bay Golf Course Morro Bay, Calif. USA 1/16/2016 – 1/17/2016 Tournament Information Welcome to the first Hickory Clambake at Morro Bay. Morro Bay is in a perfect location for hickory golfers in California, as it is right on the coast between Los Angeles and San Fransisco. This will be a great winter event to […]

February

International Festival of Hickory Golf and the SoHG International Hickory Cup

Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club Temple Terrace, Fla. USA 2/20/2016 – 2/25/2016 Tournament Information An exciting week of Hickory Golf is scheduled in the Sunshine State at the end of February 2016. To get started, Temple Terrace Preservation hosts a hickory scramble and Knickers Ball on Saturday, Feb. 20, on the historic Tom Bendelow […]

Florida Hickory Golfers Winter Challenge

El Campeon and Las Colinas Golf Courses Howey in the Hills, Fla. USA 2/23/2016 – 2/25/2016 Tournament Information The Florida Hickory Golfers Winter Challenge is open to all hickory golf enthusiasts male and female. The event will take place at the historic Mission Inn Golf Resort at Howey in the Hills, Florida. Format is still […]

Arizona Desert Hickory

Pebblebrook Golf Course Sun City West, Ariz. USA 2/27/2016 – 2/28/2016 Tournament Information “It’s hickory golf in the desert. Get away from winter,” says event organizer Ken Holtz. He’s right, of course. The 4th annual Arizona Desert Hickory promises warm weather and plenty of golf and fun. Event organizers have lined up a wonderful schedule […]

March

Hickory Stick Open

The Club at Colony Creek Victoria, Texas USA 3/18/2016 – 3/20/2016 Tournament Information The Hickory Stick Open is becoming a popular event for Austin area hickory golfers. Practice rounds are available beginning March 18 for $30. Just call the pro shop at 361-576-0020 and let them know you are a participant in the Hickory Stick […]

Gutty Golf Spectacular

The Links at Summerly Lake Elsinore, Calif. USA 3/19/2016 – 3/20/2016 Tournament Information Welcome to the inaugural Gutty Golf Spectacular, hosted by the Pacific Coast Hickory Golfers. It’s the first all gutty event west of the Mississippi. This gutty event will be contested at the Links at Summerly on the great-for-gutty golf links-style golf course […]

Onion Creek Hickory Classic

Onion Creek Club Austin, Texas USA 3/24/2016 – 3/26/2016 Tournament Information This annual hickory golf outing, a highlight on the Region 4 Golf Collector’s Society fixture list, is noted for the great Swift Trophy Matches between the USA and Canada, as well as the general good food, fun, and great Texas hospitality. The Swift Matches […]

April

Southern 4-Ball Hickory Championship

Highland Park Golf Course Birmingham, Ala. USA 4/21/2016 – 4/23/2016 Tournament Information One of the earliest hickory golf events, the Southern Hickory Four Ball Championship is a must-play event on the hickory golf calendar. Hosted by Tad Moore on the Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Ala., the event has enjoyed a full field for […]

The Spring Gathering

Metamora Fields Metamora, Ill. USA 4/30/2016 – 4/30/2016 Tournament Information The Honorable Company of Hickory Golfers invites you to our Spring Gathering, April 30, 2016. We encourage pre-1900 play, using a limited flight (Braid or Park) ball, period clubs, and period dress. In addition, The Honorable Company has a growing reputation for hosting fun, relaxed events […]

Homesteader Open

Beatrice Country Club Beatrice, Neb. USA 4/30/2016 – 5/1/2016 Tournament Information The Homesteader is a fun two-day stroke play event played on a very challenging golf course. The original nine was built in 1917 and designed by Tom Bendelow. The new second nine keeps some of the same design as it winds south of the […]

May

National Hickory Golf Day

Golf Courses Everywhere Every city, Everywhere North America and abroad 5/1/2016 – 5/1/2016 Tournament Information National Hickory Day, May 1, 2016, is the inaugural event for a yearly homage to hickory golf. The promotion was proposed by SoHG member Durel Billy, who is chairman of the APNational Golf Club in Seattle, Wash. Hickory golfers, regional […]

Whistling Straits Invitation

Whistling Straits Kohler, Wisc. USA 5/13/2016 – 5/14/2016 Tournament Information Whistling Straits Invitation Home of the 2015 PGA and 2020 Ryder Cup After watching the PGA at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc., why not come and challenge your play by joining the Wisconsin Hickory Players next May, at both the Straits Course and the Irish Course? Day […]

Alexander Findlay Hickory Open Championship

Country Club of Greenfield Greenfield, Mass. USA 5/13/2016 – 5/13/2016 Tournament Information The Hickory Golfers of Massachusetts and The Country Club of Greenfield, cordially invites you to participate in the first annual ALEXANDER FINDLAY HICKORY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. Registration – 10 a.m.    Tee times – 10:30 a.m. Tournament Course – The Tournament will be played on the historic […]

Pacific Northwest Hickory Championship

Salem Golf Club and the OGA Course Salem, Ore. USA 5/14/2016 – 5/15/2016 Tournament Information The Northwest Hickory Players invite you to join us for the second annual Pacific Northwest Hickory Championship. Day 1 (Saturday) will be at the historic Salem Golf Club (1928) with a noon starting time. Food and Trade Show will follow […]

Philadelphia Hickory Open

McCall Golf & CC Upper Darby, Pa. USA 5/22/2016 – 5/22/2016 Tournament Information The 2016 Philadelphia Hickory Open is set for Sunday May 22nd at William Flynn designed McCall Golf & CC. in Upper Darby. Information about the course can be found at http://www.mccallgolf.com/ Cost to play is $50 to walk. Carts are available by reservation. […]

June

Scotch Foursome

Copley Country Club Copley, Vt. USA 6/4/2016 – 6/4/2016 Tournament Information The Scotch Foursome at Copley Country Club is a new event. We’re hoping to attract teams from all around the New England Region (and beyond). There’s nothing like a spring team event to kick off the season, so find a partner now. To download an application, click here.  Contact: Tom Wawrzeniak.

Wyandotte Hickory Scramble

Wyandotte Shores Golf Course Wyandotte, Mich. USA 6/5/2016 – 6/5/2016 Tournament Information The Wyandotte Hickory Organization and the Wyandotte Recreation Department invite you to participate in our annual Two-person Hickory Golf Scramble. Wyandotte Shores Golf Course is a nine-hole links type course located on the Detroit River about seven miles south downriver from the Ambassador […]

National Hickory Championship

Oakhurst Links White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. USA 6/9/2016 – 6/11/2016 Tournament Information The 19th National Hickory Championship has been announced for June 9-11. NHC’s chief organizer and founder, Pete Goergiady, has distributed the entry form, below, as well as information on the evnet, hotels, rules, equipment, dress, and all other good stuff pertinent to […]

Belvedere Hickory Open

Belvedere Golf Course Charlevoix, Mich. USA 6/16/2016 – 6/18/2016 Tournament Information The Belvedere Golf Club is scheduled to host the 11th annual Belvedere Hickory Open, June 16-18, 2016. The Belvedere Club membership enjoys hosting the event and welcomes all participants and guests to Belvedere Golf Club and the lovely town of Charlevoix, Mich. The schedule […]

Polish Hickory Championship and Hickory Golf Days

Modry Las Golf Club West Pomerania, , Poland 6/17/2016 – 6/19/2016 Tournament Information The Polish Hickory Championship that had been scheduled for mid-May was postponed to June beacuse of severe storms. Chief organizer Sofia Lelakowska moved the event to June 18 to be part of a Hickory Golf Days event, which includes golf at Mierzecin […]

California Hickory North-South

Pacific Grove Golf Links Pacific Grove, Calif. USA 6/25/2016 – 6/26/2016 Tournament Information The California Hickory North-South is a two-day hickory golf tournament to be held on the 1932 Chandler Egan-designed Pacific Grove Golf Links. Pacific Grove Golf Links is known as “the poor man’s Pebble Beach” and for good reason. The course is on […]

Austrian Hickory Championship

Golf- & Countryclub Schloss Fuschl Hof-Salzburg, , Austria 6/25/2016 – 6/25/2016 Tournament Information Photo is from the website: http://www.1golf.eu/en/club/golf-countryclub-schloss-fuschl/  There you can find more information on the course. Austrian Hickory Championship on the 25th of June 2016 at the Golf- & Countryclub Schloss Fuschl Save the date for a unique hickory event. For the first time with separate […]

July

Heart of America Hickory Championship

Bright-Grandview Golf Course Des Moines, Iowa USA 7/15/2016 – 7/17/2016 The 39th Heart of America continues its run as the oldest continusously held hickory tournament in the world. Lots of good things goin on from golf on this 1902 Tom Bendelow course, to trade shows, good food and even better company. Click here for a […]

Gearhart Hickory Classic

Gearhart Golf Links Gearhart, Ore. USA 7/16/2016 – 7/17/2016 Tournament Information The 18th at the Gearhart Golf Links. True links lovers will want to attend the annual Gearhart Hickory Classic hosted by the Northwest Hickory Players. Famed for its 1890s design, Gearhart Golf Links is a favorite coastal track of golfers the world over. It’s […]

Wisconsin Gutty Challenge

Eagle Springs Golf Club Eagle, Wisc. USA 7/21/2016 – 7/23/2016 Tournament Information Make your plans today and join us for the second annual Wisconsin Gutty Challenge, July 21-23, 2016. The date has been strategically planned: May, All American; June, National Hickory Championship; July, Wisconsin Gutty Challenge; August, Foxburg Championship; and September, CB Macdonald Challenge and […]

Sandhills Hickory Open/Nebraska Hickory Open

Dismal River Golf Club Mullen, Neb. USA 7/23/2016 – 7/24/2016 Tournament Information The newly organized Nebraska Hickory Golf Association is proud to announce its first annual Sandhills Hickory Open. The event will also serve as the official Nebraska Hickory Open of the NEHGA, says organizer Kevin Cawley. It has all the makings of something special. […]

August

Swedish Hickory Championship

Hans Jagenburg Hickory Course Borås, , Sweden 8/6/2016 – 8/7/2016 Tournament Information If there is thing we know in the hickory golf world, the Swedish hickory golfers rock! These players are among the best and most enthusiastic in the world, devoted to their sport, and among the most hospitable people anywhere. The annual Swedish Hickory […]

Canadian Open Hickory Championship

The Legends Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada 8/10/2016 – 8/12/2016 Tournament Information The Legends Golf and Country Club again welcomes one and all to the 17th playing of this most hospitable of hickory golf outings. The event includes a USA/Canada match (Ryder Cup format), 27-hole tournament, practice rounds, BBQ, and banquet. Many come up a few […]

Foxburg Hickory Championship

Foxburg Country Club Foxburg, Pa. USA 8/12/2016 – 8/13/2016 Tournament Information The Championship is held at historic Foxburg Country Club in the hills of Western Pennsylvania, roughly an hour north of Pittsburgh. There are multiple competitions within the Foxburg Hickory Championship.  The featured event is the pre-1900 Open division; the FHC is one of the […]

Vermont Hickory Open

Williston Golf Club Williston, Vt. USA 8/13/2016 – 8/14/2016 Tournament Information The ninth annual Vermont Hickory Open will be played at the Williston Golf Club, a 1927 course in picturesque Williston. Practice rounds will be Friday, Aug. 12. For online and printable PDF applications, click here.  For details, please visit the website: vthickoryopen.org.

European Links Hickory Championship

GC Budersand Sylt Links Hornum, , Germany 8/20/2016 – 8/20/2016 Tournament Information A photo of the Budersand Golf Links. The second annual European Links Hickory Championship is scheduled for a beautiful links course in Hornum, Germany. The GC Budersand is on the island of Sylt on Germany’s North Sea coast. Westerly winds and that uncomprmising […]

Michiana Hickory Open

Warren Golf Course South Bend, Ind. USA 8/27/2016 – 8/27/2016 Tournament Information Join the Golf Collector’s Society and the Society of Hickory Golfers for the fifth annual Michiana Hickory Open. The tournament will feature an Open Division, a Senior Division, and a Scramble Division. The cost is $70 per player (cart included), $50 per player […]

Danish Hickory Open and EAGHC Championship

Fanoe Golf Links & Vejle Golf Club Vejle, , Denmark 8/31/2016 – 9/4/2016 Tournament Information The Danish Golf Historical Society will host the annual European Association of Golf Historians and Collectors (EAGHC) meeting, at the Danish Golf Museum, in Vejle, Denmark. Meetings wil lbe on Wednesday, Aug. 31 through Friday, Sept. 2. On the Sept. […]

September

Washington State Hickory Open

The Home Course DuPont, Wash. USA 9/9/2016 – 9/10/2016 Tournament Information The APNational Golf Club is hosting the 13th annual Washingston State Hickory Open at the Home Course in DuPont, Wash. “It’s the ‘Crown Jewel’ hickory event in the Pacific Northwest,” says chief organizer and host Durel Billy. “There are once-in-a-lifetime ‘Major’ raffle items available […]

CB Macdonald and Eastern Canadian Hickory Championships

Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada 9/9/2016 – 9/11/2016 Tournament Information The 2016 Charles Blair Macdonald Challenge, Eastern Canadian Hickory Championship, and Canadian Gutty Challenge, are scheduled for Sept. 9-11. Players and guests from the U.S. are most welcome. Entry forms can be found at … http://www.ghsc.ca/CBMcdonald_2016_form.php Entries close May 1, 2016. For information, contact Paul Dietz at clubdoc1@gmail.com

Iowa Hickory Classic

Hyperion Field Club Johnston, Iowa USA 9/9/2016 – 9/10/2016 Tournament Information The 2016 Iowa Hickory Classic is scheduled for Sept. 9-10 at the Hyperion Field Club. This event is one of the favorites for Midwest hickory golfers and golf collectors. It is hosted by the Hickory Golf Association and includes a trade show as well […]

The McNabb Cup

White Lake Golf Club Whitehall, Mich. USA 9/10/2016 – 9/10/2016 Tournament Information The McNabb Cup has grown to legendary status on the Michigan Hickory Tour, albeit largely in the minds of its aging founders. Even so, they have scheduled a repeat of the Cup on Sept. 9, 2016 at the White Lake Golf Club. This […]

Czech Hickory Championship

Prague Golf Club Prague, Czech Republic 9/10/2016 – 9/10/2016 Tournament Information Dear golf friends! Please mark in your calendar the Sept. 10 as the date of the Czech Hickory Championship 2016, which will be held in Prague as a part of the 80th anniversary of the Prague Golf Club. For more details, conditions (some need to be […]

Monterey Hickory Classic

Old Del Monte Golf Course Monterey, Calif. USA 9/16/2016 – 9/16/2016 Tournament Information The NorCal Hickory group returns to Old Del Monte for our 3rd annual Monterey Hickory Classic this fall and invites all to join the yearly celebration. Typically the months of Autumn, or what is commonly referred to as our “Indian Summer”, are […]

GCS Annual Meeting & Trade Show

Kalahari Resorts Pocono Manor, Penn. USA 9/18/2016 – 9/20/2016 Tournament Information The annual meeting of the Golf Collectors Society is scheduled for the Kalahari Resort in the Poconos of Pennsylvania. This is a big resort with truly spacious meeting rooms, luxurious bedrooms, a Donald Ross golf course, and – should you wish to bring the […]

U.S. Hickory Open

The Links of Lawsonia Green Lake, Wisc. USA 9/22/2016 – 9/24/2016 Tournament Information Please visit the U.S. Hickory Open section of the website for full event details and registration information.

October

Wyandotte Hickory Open

Wyandotte Shores Golf Course Wyandotte, Mich. USA 10/1/2016 – 10/1/2016 Tournament Information The Wyandotte Hickory Organization and the Wyandotte Recreation Department invite you to participate in our annual 18-hole hickory medal play championship.  Wyandotte Shores Golf Course is a nine-hole links-type course located on the Detroit River about seven miles south downriver from the Ambassador Bridge […]

Gamble Sands Hickory Open

Gamble Sands Brewster, Wash. USA 10/8/2016 – 10/9/2016 Tournament Information The Northwest Hickory Players invite you to the second annual Gamble Sands Hickory Open. Click on the following link to sign up:  RSVP to Gamble Sands Hickory Open Situated high above the Columbia River, in North Central Washington, Gamble Sands is blessed with one of […]

World Hickory Open

Panmure Golf Club Carnoustie, , Scotland 10/10/2016 – 10/14/2016 Tournament Information The 12th World Hickory Open has been scheduled and rooms will again be held at the Carnoustie Golf Hotel. A welcoming drinks party in the Ben Hogan Suite is planned for Sunday, Oct. 9. The three-person team competition is planned for Monday, Oct. 10. Monday […]

The French Hickory Open

Saint Germain GC Saint Germain-En-Laye, , France 10/18/2016 – 10/18/2016 Tournament Information The Open de France Hickory for 2016 has a special treat in store for players. Not only will they play for the French title at the beautiful Saint Germain G.C. on Oct. 18, but host Jean-Louis Panigel has arranged for two other rounds on […]

November

Mid Pines Hickory Open

Mid Pines Golf Course Southern Pines, N.C. USA 11/4/2016 – 11/6/2016 Tournament Information Championship Series Season Opener for 2017 The first event in the scheduling of the Championship Series, the Mid Pines Hickory Open in Southern Pines, N.C. provides a lovely setting. Often hosting as many as 100 players, including international visitors, this is one of […]

California Hickory Open

San Clemente Golf Club San Clemente, Calif. USA 11/5/2016 – 11/6/2016 Tournament Information The 2016 California Hickory Open is a two-day (scramble and individual) golf tournament. Tee times will start in the 10 o’clock hours both days. Round No. 1 will be a scramble event, and round No. 2 will be individual stroke play. Saturday […]

December