U.S. Hickory Open
Country Club of Asheville
Asheville, N.C. USA
8/14/2014 - 8/16/2014
The USHO heads to Asheville, N.C., in 2014, to the Country Club of Asheville, home of a 1928 course designed by Donald Ross. The beautiful Asheville area with its proximity to lovely mountains is the setting for an arts-lively community, as well as the home of one of America’s greatest estates – the 250-room Biltmore Estate (built by George Vanderbilt). A stunning setting for hickory golf’s world-class “major.” This major hickory event of the United States is part of the Championship Series sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water.
Divisions of play for the 2014 U.S.Hickory Open will include:
Super Senior (70+)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TOURNAMENT IS SOLD OUT.
IF YOU WISH TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST, PLEASE NOTIFY JIM CLAWSON AT JIMCLAWSON@VIRGINIA.EDU
For more information on the 2014 U.S. Hickory Open, visit the website at www.ushickoryopen.org
For the full results of the 2013 event from the Bay Course of the Seaview Golf Resort in Galloway, N.J., click here.
For a wrap-up of the earlier events, check the Tournament Results pages of this website.
Contacts: Dave Brown, or Rick Woeckener.
Players are responsible for their own lodging.
For a link to local accommodations, and for general information about the Asheville area, please see www.exploreasheville.com
Asheville is an easy drive from most of the eastern United States. It is centrally located in the epicenter of numerous major cities and easily accessible from the following: Int. 26, Int. 40 and Int. 240; and from U.S. 19/23, 25, 25A, 70, and 74.
For local directions to the course and around Asheville, check with your hotel, GPS, or one of the Internet map providers.
Blue Ridge Parkway
One of the nation’s most scenic highways, the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway winds along the Blue Ridge Mountains, through Asheville and into the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Parkway intersects with Asheville at four points: U.S. 25, U.S. 70, U.S. 74 and N.C. 191.
The Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) serves approximately 750,000 passengers per year. It offers non-stop flights and easy connections through the major U.S. hubs of Atlanta (ATL), Newark (EWR), Detroit (DTW), Chicago (ORD), LaGuardia (LGA), and Charlotte (CLT), as well as service from Orlando (SFB), Ft. Lauderdale (FLL), St. Petersburg/Clearwater (Tampa Bay area) (PIE).
Located 10 miles (approximately 15 minutes) from downtown, AVL is served by major rental car companies as well as a host of other ground transportation providers.
From the Charlotte Airport, the drive time to Asheville is approximately two hours.