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Teams Ready for 2018 Freedman Cup in Castelconturbia, Italy
February 19, 2018

Feb. 20, 2018 By Jim Davis Teams have been announced and a date set, May 1-5, for the 2018 Freedman Cup (formerly the International Hickory Cup). This international fixture of the Society of Hickory Golfers is played in the spirit of international goodwill and hickory golf in honor of the late Lionel Freedman* who did so much to promote both. […]

Wee Nip to Join The Golf in September 2018
February 13, 2018

By Jim Davis February 2018 – Some rather significant news for SoHG members this chilly February… As most of you know, the SoHG has committed to a greater level of collaboration with the Golf Collectors Society. One of those initiatives has been to develop a shared magazine, one that embraces our common interests in golf history, as well as our various […] Interview with Will Jacoby
January 11, 2018

Jan. 11, 2016 – Will Jacoby is one of golf’s creative souls who puts his passion into his product. Many hickory golfers know those products well, because they are among the best out there. We are talking, of course, about Jacoby’s leather products that he and his company, Steurer & Jacoby, craft into beautiful golf bags, duffel bags, head covers, […]

Local Media Highlight’s Bo Turocy’s Passion for Hickory Golf
January 10, 2018

Jan. 10, 2016 – Bo Turocy is a PGA professional who currently works at The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek on Johns Island, S.C. He was recently featured in The Summerville Journal Scene’s e-edition in a story posted by Roger Lee. See the story here. Turocy, who recently ran for the SoHG board, has been involved in golf for over […]

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 […]