In Loving Memory of Mike Just

Mike Just’s funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, Oct. 7, in Louisville, Ky. In lieu of flowers, Lynn Just asks those who wish to honor the memory of Mike and his contributions to hickory golf to consider making a donation to the Society of Hickory Golfers. The Society hopes to use the donations to create a lasting tribute to Mike.

Donations by check may be sent to Ed Ronco, 336 Chestnut St. Wyandotte, MI 48192; or you may donate online through PayPal with the button below:

Click here to read remembrances of Mike.

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Seven candidates stand for three SoHG board openings. Click here to see the story and view a PDF of the candidates' photos and info.

A short video of Sandy Lyle at the 2016 World Hickory Open has been posted to the Press Room page.

We are always trying to update and improve the website. Let us know what you'd like to see, or of improvements we can make. Keep an eye on the Press Room, too. We'll try to put all kinds of hickory related news on that page. To that end, has a story been published on hickory golf in your area? Send us the link. Also videos, stories... anything on hickory golf. We're happy to share.

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The USHO comes to Del Monte Golf Club, July 10-12, 2017. Mark your calendars now for Monterey, Calif. and the world's No. 1 hickory tournament.

As always, please send your letters, comments, photos, and articles for Wee Nip contributions to Jim Davis

Sandy Lyle adds to ‘major’ titles with another World Hickory Open victory

World Hickory Open Champion Sandy Lyle is pictured with his trophies at Panmure Golf Club. © Andy Thompson Photography / ATIMAGES Oct. 13, 2016 By Wendy Glass Carnoustie Country After two days of highly-competitive games between many of the world’s top hickory golfers, double Major winner Sandy Lyle has claimed the World Hickory Open Champion […]

Gamble Sands Golf Course

36 compete in second annual Gamble Sands Hickory Open

By Rob Birman Thirty-six determined golfers gathered for the second annual Gamble Sands Hickory Open, Oct. 8-9, hosted by Northwest Hickory Players and Gamble Sands.  The course is one of the latest additions by David Kidd, architect of famed Bandon Dunes.  And, while decidedly inland [200 miles inland from Seattle], the links resemble Bandon Dunes […]

Sandy Lyle, left, and players from around the world will tee off in the World Hickory Open on Oct. 11.

World Hickory Open tees off Oct. 11

  By Wendy Glass Carnoustie Country  On Oct. 11, almost 120 hickory golfers wearing stylish outfits inspired by the game’s 1920s and 1930s glory days will tee off at Panmure Golf Course for the first round of the World Hickory Open 2016, sponsored by LinkedGolfers. “Watching competitors from all over the world walk onto the first tee […]

Mike Just, owner of Louisville Golf, 1949-2016

Mr. Michael Just, 66, president and owner of Louisville Golf, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2,  after a long battle with cancer. With him was his wife of nearly 40 years, Lynn, his children, and other members of his family. Mr. Just was a well-known and beloved figure, not just in the hickory golf community where […]

The 10th hole at the Links of Lawsonia.

Playoff victory crowns Moe as ‘four-peat’ USHO champion

It was a finish you might expect from two talented golfers who have faced each other on more than one occasion. After 36 holes on the tough Links of Lawsonia, in Green Lake, Wisc., Cliff Martin of Los Angeles, and Jeremy Moe, pro at the Hardscrabble Golf Club in Fort Smith, Ark., each had carded […]

The field at the 2016 CB Macdonald Championships

Tom Johnson adds another gutty title at 2016 CB Macdonald

The 14th annual Charles Blair Macdonald Challenge was played Sept. 9-11 at the historic Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Course. The course is the oldest in North America on its original site. It has been ranked in the Top 10 short courses in the world (excluding the United States) by Golf Magazine. The tournament format has been altered over the years, […]