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2017 Member Renewals… and beyond

Membership renewals for most of us are coming up and there have been a few changes with our new website that have made things easier to manage. For one thing, we can now manage our own passwords. As well, the website will notify us two weeks in advance of our membership expiration date. For those who fail to […]

Mike Just Memorial Donation and Raffle

Mike Just Memorial Donation courtesy of Will Jacoby Will Jacoby, to honor Mike Just, is offering a raffle with 100 percent of proceeds donated to a charity designated by Lynn Just, Mike’s widow. Click on the link below for greater details of the raffle. Raffle items include a set of the last set of irons […]

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Hickories, history, refreshed at Florida’s Winter Park

We just love it when city fathers agree that a historic old golf track must be preserved. Such enlightened thinking is rare these days among city fathers. Thus, when the mindful custodians of what is good and right in Winter Park, Fla. decided that their little municipal course must be saved and renovated, well, the […]

Whistling Straits beckons for Kohler Challenge

2017 Kohler Challenge May 12-13 Whistling Straits and Irish Course Kohler, Wisc. Agenda for the Kohler Challenge: Your entry fee includes your greens fee for both Friday on the Straits course and Saturday on the Irish course and your corresponding caddie fee for the Straits course on Friday (caddie is mandatory) and awards. What it does not include […]

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Martin masters Mid Pines for 2016 Championship Series crown

Beautiful weather was the inducement to great play at the 13th annual Mid Pines Hickory Open in Southern Pines, N.C. Though late in 2016, the event is the season opener for the 2016-17 Championship Series of the Society of Hickory Golfers. Some 89 hickory golfers competed on the wonderful Donald Ross-designed Mid Pines course, a favorite of […]

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Wee Nip subscriptions for 2017

There are still plenty of us who enjoy sitting down with our favorite books and periodicals. Just something nice about relaxing in a good chair with a good read and a soothing beverage at hand. Though the SoHG’s Wee Nip can always be viewed online, you have the option to subscribe to the printed version. It’s easy […]

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Frank Flood wins Jersey Shore outing of MHS

Participants in the Metropolitan Hickory Society’s Jersey Shore outing had a beautiful day to golf on Oct. 19. Frank Flood of Connecticut took home the Open Division Championship with a sweet 80 at the wonderful Spring Lake Golf Club in Spring Lake, N.J. Jon Byron shot a fine 83 to take home the Runner-Up Medal […]

Old School

Golf lovers head to Green Lake to play the sport the way it began by Aaron Becker aaronb@riponprinters.com The new golf pro at Lawsonia wondered if he’d stepped into a time machine. “It doesn’t feel like 2016, Josh Carroll thought as he tooled around the Green Lake Course in late September. “Everyone’s got the hickory […]

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Nebraska golfers celebrate Johnny Goodman, add Hall of Fame

Newly renamed as the Johnny Goodman River City Hickory Championship, this event of the Nebraska Hickory Golfers Association was held at the Happy Hollow Country Club on Oct. 15. In conjunction with the event, the NEHGA inaugurated a Hickory Hall of Fame, inducting as its first three honorees Alexander Findlay, Johnny Goodman, and Randy Jensen. […]

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