Press Room

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 […]

2011 USHO Champ Alan Grieve in the News in Australia
May 17, 2017

May 2017, Brisbane, Australia – He came, saw, and conquered the U.S. Hickory Open at French Lick in 2011 and now Alan Grieve is making the news, Golf Australia News, for being the first player – in a very long while – to win a monthly medal playing with hickory golf clubs. Check out the story on Alan by clicking […]

FOX Sports Golf Video of Arizona Desert Hickory Classic
April 19, 2017

FOX Sports Arizona hosts visited the Arizona Desert Hickory Classic to learn a little bit about why people dress up in odd ways to play with 100-year-old clubs – and they seem to like it! Click here to see the video.

Pete Georgiady in Links Magazine

One of our favorite authors, Bill Fields, has “done up” the Czar of the National Hickory Championship for Links Magazine. Pete Georgiady hosts the 20th NHC this year and Fields thought a story on the avid pre-1900 hickory enthusiast, author, and USGA Museum committeeman would be just right. We’re glad Links editors thought so, too. Click here to see Field’s […]

Hickory Golf Story in Garden & Gun Magazine
September 20, 2015

We had a link to this story on the former SoHG website, but it was lost when the transition was made to this site. Thanks to John Fischer III for restoring the story to our Press Room list of hickory golf in the national media. It’s from the February/March 2014 edition of that southern magazine. Click here to see the […]