Equipment Guidelines – Gutty Era Approved Clubs

The following types of clubs have been approved for SoHG sanctioned Gutty Era tournaments:

  1. ANTIQUE HICKORY SHAFTED CLUBS.
    This category is for equipment whose club heads were made prior to January 1, 1900 and conform with all aspects of these clubs as defined in the SoHG 19th Century Club Guidelines. Refer to these guidelines for allowable renovations and all other information not mentioned here.
  2. MODERN REPRODUCTION HICKORY SHAFTED CLUBS.
    This category is for equipment made to replicate, as nearly as possible, clubs that were made prior to 1900. Clubs that are currently approved in this category are:

    • -Tad Moore Hickory Classics
      • Long Nose Series:
      • Driver Playclub
      • Spoon
      • Putter
    • Transitional Series:
      • Driver
      • Spoon
      • 20 Degree, 30 Degree, 40 Degree, & 50 Degree Irons
      • Rut Niblick
    • -Louisville Golf Co.
      • Long Nose Driver
      • Long Nose Spoon
      • J. Wilson Transitional Driver
      • J. Wilson Transitional Spoon

Clubs that fall outside the above mentioned criteria are not approved for tournament play by the SoHG and are discouraged from being used. Members of the SoHG should verify that their guests, or potential new members be equipped with clubs that fall into one of the preceding categories.