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Arnold Palmer 1929 – 2016

The golfers’ King    The sports world is saddened today by the passing of golf legend Arnold Palmer. There is little need, here, to revisit Arnie’s many accomplishments, you can find them from many sources. The fact that this writer feels it easy to write “Arnie” speaks volumes about the man. He was for all people; […]

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, […]

Players at the 2016 Danish Hickory Championships. Ten-year-old Louis Dudzus, featured in the Autumn 2015 Wee Nip, is front right.

Golf history the theme at Danish and EAGHC championships

Christian Juel reports: The European Association of Golf Collectors and Historians (EAGHC) held its annual meeting Sept. 1-2 at the Danish Golf Museum. Current president of EAGHC, Mr. Poul Erik Jensen, curator of the Danish Golf Museum was the host of the event. Many interesting lectures were given, including Robin Bargman’s lecture Allen Culpepper Sealy […]

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Maybe Scotland should be on your bucket list this year!

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 […]

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USHO visits Monterey in 2017

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 […]


36 take the field for California North-South

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 […]


Advance Raffle Tickets available for U.S. Hickory Open items

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 […]

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