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Article on Hickory Golf in Texas Avid Golfer Magazine
December 7, 2017

Dec. 7, 2017 From hickory enthusiast Scott Pilgrim of Sachese, Texas near the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area, comes notice of an article in Texas AVID Golfer Magazine, similar to the Metropolitan article in New Jersey. Here’s Scott’s note and a link to the story. A lot of great things going on down here, including a Houston tournament in the works […]

Jamie Anderson Headstone Project
December 6, 2017

We have received a request from British golf author and historian Roger McStravick to support his efforts to have a headstone raised on the grave site in St. Andrews of three-time Open Champion Jamie Anderson (1877, 78, 79). Roger is the author of St Andrews In the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris. The book contains a revealing portrait of Anderson […]

Nov/Dec 2017 Met Golfer Story on Hickory Golf
November 29, 2017

December 2017 Our friends in the Metropolitan area of New England have been featured in the November/December 2017 issue of Met Golfer. The article’s author, Thomas Dunne, joined members of the Metropolitan Hickory Society for a round of hickory golf at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. Dunne had already been introduced to hickory golf a few years ago on […]

Belvedere Golf Club Announced as 2019 USHO Venue
November 17, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Society of Hickory Golfers is excited to announce that the 2019 U.S. Hickory Open has been awarded to the Belvedere Club and the Belvedere Golf Club in Charlevoix, Mich.  The dates are June 20-22, 2019. Belvedere has hosted an annual hickory event every year since 2006. The golf course was established in 1925, designed by […]

Video From Wisconsin Hickory Open at Lawsonia
October 9, 2017

Oct. 10, 2017 The following video was posted by the Fox News affiliate, Fox6 News, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was posted on the affiliate’s website on Oct. 6. All good stuff when it comes to promoting and sharing the fun of this old, but new, game. Thanks for passing it along Wisconsin gentlemen! Click here for the video.

Hickories in the News at World Amateur
August 31, 2017

Aug. 31, 2017 – Myrtle Beach, S.C. Mitch Laurance, the radio host and hickory golf aficionado from Myrtle Beach, S.C. is in the news for his hickory golf game. A week or so ago, the SoHG posted a story about Laurance and his appearance as the first hickory golfer in the World Amateur Championship held over various Myrtle Beach golf […]

Canadian Open Hickory Championship in the News
August 23, 2017

Aug. 23, 2017 Alberta, Canada Ron Lyons’ Canadian Open Hickory Championship was featured in an article in GolfIndustryNetwork.CA which publishes news of the golf industry in Canada. The 18th playing of the event was completed this past weekend. Each year, Lyons and Co. honor a Canadian golf legend. This year’s inductee was Debbie Amirault, who, in 2011 became the first […]

Top Canadian Amateur Competes at High Level with Hickories
August 22, 2017

Canada’s Gary Melanson is taking hickory golf to new heights Aug. 22, 2017 By Jim Davis Hickory golf clubs are making their way into more tournaments as SoHG members continue to introduce the old clubs into a variety of competitions. We just learned of Mitch Laurance’s entry in the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Championship, the first hickory player in […]

Myrtle Beach World Amateur Championship Hosts First Hickory Golfer
August 21, 2017

Mitch Laurance becomes first hickory player in long history of World Amateur Championship By Jim Davis If you really love hickory golf, like Mitch Laurance does; and you have a radio show, like Laurance does; and if you have media and presentation experience, like Laurance does; how much more can you do to promote your favorite sport? Well, you might […]

Story on BGCS Hickory Grail
July 30, 2017

Every two years the British Golf Collectors Society hosts an exclusive tournament called the Hickory Grail. Participants include teams of European and American members of the BGCS. Curt Sampson, an accomplished golf writer and author, is a member of the American side and posted this article about his 2017 experience in Golf Digest.