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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.

U.S. Hickory Open Champion Nico Bollini
July 21, 2017

2017 USHO Champ finds a lot to like in hickory golf By Jim Davis Many eyes were on Jeremy Moe in Del Monte for the 10th annual U.S. Hickory Open. Most knew he had won the previous four in a row, and it would have been hard to not root for the likable pro from Florida, where he is now […]

Golf Website Talks About Hickory Golf Courses
June 21, 2017

Where to golf next? Gotta be traditional for hickory golf. Golf writer Lisa D. Mickey has posted a story to the website Where To Golf Next, on the desirability of traditional courses for hickory golf. As well as Belvedere, she lists Chambers Bay, Bright-Grandview and Wawashkamo. Check it out here.

Chuck McMullin Video Interviews at Belvedere Hickory Open

Charlevoix, Mich. – Chuck McMullin of Williamsburg, Va. is one of the founding members of the Society of Hickory Golfers, an enthusiastic golf collector and a summer resident in the Charlevoix, Mich. area. As well, the hickory golf veteran has a lovely swing and it was this that caught the eye of roving reporters at the Belvedere Golf Club during […]

Canada’s Norm Moreau Hickory Golf Day
May 19, 2017

May 17, 2017, Pickering, Ont., Canada – Originally planned for May 7 to coincide with the Hickory Golf Day in the U.S.A., mother nature didn’t co-operate, so the event was re-scheduled.  Thus, on May 17, an enthusiastic group took part in celebrating hickory golf and honouring Norm Moreau, an original founder of the Golf Historical Society of Canada, at the […]