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Club Triage Part I

Club Triage   Now that you have found the confidence or, perhaps, ambition to perform your own club restoration, let us return to the initial stage of the process and point your hickory ship in the right direction.   Whether it is via eBay, a garage sale, a trade show or grandpa’s attic, you find yourself examining a club with the notion […]

10th Annual World Hickory Open Returns to Carnoustie

Carnoustie Country* Press ReleaseMarch 31, 2014    This October, the World Hickory Open 2014, an international golf competition celebrating golf’s hickory heritage, will ensure the east of Scotland remains in the global media spotlight after the Ryder Cup.    This is the third year Carnoustie Country has hosted the World Hickory Open, with this year’s tournament being played Oct. 7-8 […]

Tad Moore Interviewed by The Golf Wire

Tad Moore has long been synonymous with excellence in club making. We, of course, claim him as a first among modern hickory club makers, as well as a heck of a good hickory player, and organizer and founder of the Southern Hickory 4-Ball Championship. Check out this interview with Tad in the current edition of Golf Wire’s e-mag. It’s not […]

2013 Financial Report for SoHG

Pleae click on the following for 2013 financial report of the Society of HIckory Golfers. A copy of the report was also inserted into the Spring 2014 Wee Nip. As always, contact any of your Board members for questions, concerns, or comments regarding this or any other matter regarding your Society. Spring 2013 Financial ReportClick here for a list of […]

Long Jim Barnes Review

This article complements the Doug Marshall story about Jim Barnes in the Spring 2014 edition of the Wee Nip.Click on the following link to see the Golf Journal article about Jim Barnes. Jim Barnes in Golf Journal  

Joe Sylvester and the 1919 PGA

This newspaper article is a follow-up to the Spring 2014 Wee Nip article about Joe Sylvester written by Martin Pool. Click on the following link to see the article.  NYTIMES7311919

John Sherwood on the Financial Times Website

To see the Financial Times article, please click on the following link: John Sherwood article. Excerpts from Chicago Tribune LifestylesJune 4, 1995“Golfers In For The Long Drive”By Mark Mandernach   “John Sherwood loves collecting golf memorabilia. In fact, he loves it so much he came all the way from Canterbury, England, for the fifth annual Midwest Golf Collectors Trade Show, held […]

Video Captures Action at Mountain Valley Hickory Open

Edmond Brooks IV shot a bit of video at the MVHO which he posted to YouTube. Great choice of Scott Joplin music to accompany the action. Catch the video at  MVHO Video or watch it below. In addition, pictures will be posted to the website: under “Photos” in the “SOHG” folder. Thank you, Edmond!

Worlds Top Players to Compete in Inaugural World Hickory Match Play Championship

    A field of 32 of the world’s best hickory golf champions are to take part in an inaugural match play event June 16-18 on the St. Martins Course of the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Penn., USA.  The event, sponsored by the U.S. Hickory Players Club and the Metropolitan Hickory Society, is the result of dinner table conversation […]

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