By Mike Stevens Playing hickory golf in Scotland is the ultimate for anyone into that form of the game. I have had the great fortune to have participated in several World Hickory Opens since 2005. It is a fantastic experience and one that is very affordable. This year the tournament will take place at the […]
The No. 1 hickory golf tournament in the United States will be held at the Del Monte Golf Course, July 10-12, 2017. When golf made its way to California in the early 1890s the Hotel Del Monte built a 9-hole track that today is the site of the historic Del Monte Golf Course. It is […]
The 2016 CA Hickory “North-South” went off without a hitch. It is hard to believe that this was the fifth year of this annual event. 36 contestants braved the blue skies and mid 60’s temps in Pacific Grove on the Monetery Peninsula. For those from the area or travel to know how rare blue sky […]
Raffle tickets for donated items to the USHO are available for preview! Raffle prizes include golf packages, including Whistling Straits Irish Course & Lawsonia Links, a set of Louisville golf irons, fabulous golf bags, 2017 U.S. Open Tickets, 2016 Ryder Cup Pavilion Tickets, knickers, newsboy caps, free entry fee to the 2017 U.S. Hickory Open […]
Check out this nice article from Our Wisconsin magazine that talks about the local hickory playing group. Looking very good, guys! Click here to see the story.
Forty-three players from seven states converged on the northern coast of Oregon for a spectacular weekend of challenging hickory golf, camaraderie and high spirits at the third annual Gearhart Hickory Classic hosted by Northwest Hickory Players. The event unofficially began on Friday afternoon, July 15 as sixteen players participated in the club’s “superintendent’s revenge;” a […]
By Howard Vogel In the category of “shop notes” I, sort of, replaced an old Golfsmith tool with a very common shop remnant. Back in the “good-ole golden days” I attended a Golfsmith club repair class. We were working on persimmon heads back then, not realizing that some of the skill sets we used would transfer over later in life […]
Martin Pool, a member of the both the SoHG and the GCS, asked that we post the notice of the death of a good friend. Happy to oblige, Martin. We’re sure that Mr. Lorentzen will be missed. Please click here to read Martin’s memoriam of Robert Lorentzen.
by Brian Giboney June 7, 2016 Hickory golfer and parachutist Brian Giboney has posted a new article to insidegolfnewspaper.com. This one is a short quiz with 10 challenging questions about some points of the hickory game. Click the link below and have a go. http://www.insidegolfnewspaper.com/the-hickory-corner-time-to-check-your-knowledge/