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2018 Arizona Desert Hickory

Feb. 24-25, 2018 Pebblebrook Golf Club Sun City West, Ariz. This is the one that put the American Southwest on the hickory map. Organizer Ken Holtz continues to offer one of the season’s best, and earliest, hickory golf outings under the winter-friendly Arizona sunshine. Get out of the winter and into some Arizona sunshine for a February hickory treat. Categories […]


2018 Gutty Golf Spectacular

March 24-25, 2018 Catalina Island CC Catalina Island, Calif. Sponsored by the Pacific Coast Hickory Golfers, the Gutty Golf Spectacular is the first all-gutty tournament west of the Mississippi.  This third annual gutty event will be contested on the Catalina Island CC, a hickory era and great-for-gutty-golf course. This 9-hole course measures 2,100 yards and will play to a bogey […]

2018 Onion Creek Hickory Classic

March 22-24, 2018 Onion Creek GC Austin, Texas This great early season hickory event in Austin is a must-play. Pete League and crew host a complete hickory outing with all the trimmings. And the Lone Star Model A Ford Club promises to back in full force, lending their unique style and glamour to the plus-fours and hickory clubs. The Onion […]




2018 NHC Moves to Ohio

Pete Georgiady has announced that the 2018 National Hickory Championship will be played June 7-9 at the Mound Golf Course in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Mound GC is a 9-hole municipal course belonging to the City of Miamisburg (which has separate 18-hole course nearby). It was laid out as a WPA project in 1936, which does not constitute a gutty pedigree, admits […]

2018 California North-South Championship

June 23–24, 2018 The North-South Hickory Championship Pacific Grove Golf Links, Pacific Grove, Calif. The annual North-South will be contested on the beautiful links-style golf course in Pacific Grove, Calif.  Pacific Grove Golf Links is a great 1930 hickory era golf course just a few miles from Pebble Beach.  The course is even nicknamed “the poor man’s Pebble Beach.”  If […]


2018 Gearhart Hickory Classic

July 20-22, 2018 Gearhart Golf Links Gearhart, Ore. This classic of modern hickory in the northwest celebrates in 126th anniversary this year. Members and entrants will play together on the 2oth for that celebration. The 21-22 dates are the 36-hole medal play tournament. The morning of the 21st is a trade show and sale. All are welcome. More information after the […]




2017 Wyandotte Hickory Open

Oct. 7, 2017 Wyandotte Shores GC Wyandotte, Mich. Come join in the fun of a morning of hickory golf and camaraderie. 9 a.m. Shotgun Start Cost: $50 a person – Includes 18 holes, cart, lunch and awards. Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for gross play and net play in the following divisions:  Open,  Senior (60+),  Statesmen (70+), and Ladies.  Closest […]

Lomison Family Announces a Unique Junior Hickory Event

Oct. 7, 2017 Wolf Creek Golf Course Reidsville, N.C. The Lomison family of Pffaftown, N.C. is starting up a hickory event designed for younger hickory players. Following is their invitation, plus a registration form. From Seth Lomison: My parents and I have decided to start a Junior Hickory event for boys and girls ages 9-15. We have recently confirmed a […]

2017 World Hickory Open Schedule Announced

Following is a preliminary schedule posted by Ewan Glen of St. Andrews Golf Co. Ewan is kindly taking up the herculean task of stepping in for our departed friend and World Hickory Open founder, Lionel Freedman. Through Deal Hudson of Virginia, Ewan asked that the following schedule be made available to as many interested hickory golfers as possible. Please visit […]

2017 Gamble Sands Hickory Open Registration Available

Oct. 7-8 Gamble Sands Golf Course Brewster, Wash. This is a true links golf course. The Gamble Sands Hickory Championship is a two-day, 36-hole outing with four divisions of play. The Sands course is a true links course set in the high desert of Washington with sandy soil, traditional fine fescue grasses, firm playing surfaces, wide fairways, and massive greens. […]

2017 Indiana Hickory Open

Oct. 20-22, 2017 Eagle Valley Golf Course Evansville, Ind. The Southern Indiana Hickory Golfers invite you to the Indiana Hickory Open for three days of Southern Indiana hospitality and fun at the Eagle Valley Golf Course: Friday, Oct. 20 11 a.m. – Registration at the clubhouse Noon – Practice Round—Shamble with teams made up Friday 6 p.m. – Dinner provided at […]

2017 C.O.W. Cup

Oct. 21-22 Centennial Golf Club Medford, Ore. The second annual C.O.W. Cup will be contested at the Centennial Golf Club in Medford, Oregon on October 21-22.  In the tradition of the Ryder Cup, the team from California will be matched against the team from Oregon and Washington to vie for the coveted Cow Bell. Hickory players from all states are invited – we’ll use […]


10th Annual Interstate Hickory Golf Tournament

Nov. 2-4, 2017 Old Kinderhook Golf Course Camdenton, Mo. This classic hickory tournament is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Organizer Peter Herrington says a book will be produced to commemorate the occasion. “If you will have played in any of our 10 events, you will qualify for your share of hickory golfing immortality,” he says. “We would like to […]

2017 Tufts Archives Pro-Am

Nov. 9, 2017 Pinehurst Country Club, Course No. 3 Pinehurst, N.C.  This is the fourth annual pro-am to benefit the Tufts Archives in Pinehurst. The event is organized by Dr. Jay Harris. Starting time is 9 a.m., shotgun start. Click here to register. ENTRY FEE (collected on site): Includes – golf fees, cart, range, prizes, luncheon and percentage of purse donated to […]

2017 California Hickory Open

Nov. 10-12, 2017 San Clemente GC San Clemente, Calif. The 7th playing of the California Hickory Open is scheduled for Nov. 10-12 at the San Clemente GC. Tee times will be in the late 10 o’clock a.m. hours for both Saturday and Sunday. Come enjoy some Southern California hickory golf down at the beach! Friday night will have a hospitality […]

2017 Mid Pines Hickory Open

Nov. 10-12 Mid Pines Resort Southern Pines, N.C. The first event in the scheduling of the major events on the Championship Series, the Mid Pines Hickory Open in Southern Pines, N.C. is one of the year’s most popular outings. Played on a classic Donald Ross gem, the tournament often hosts as many as 100 players, including international visitors. On the […]

2017 GCS Annual Meeting and Trade Show Set for Southern Pines This November

Each year, the Golf Collectors Society organizes its largest trade show to coincide with an annual meeting for its members. The 2017 GCS Annual Meeting & Trade Show is scheduled at the Pine Needles/Mid Pines Resort, directly on the heels of the Mid Pines Hickory Open. You might see some GCS fellows at the Saturday evening SoHG trade show, too. If you […]