Mitch Laurance Plays Hickories at Myrtle Beach World Am Championship

A publication called The Sun News just ran an excellent article about Mitch Laurance and his play at the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship with a full set of vintage hickories.  It seems like Mitch is the first of 48,841 different players in the event’s 34-year history to tee off with hickories! It’s a … More Mitch Laurance Plays Hickories at Myrtle Beach World Am Championship

Florida Hickory Golfers @ Pinecrest Golf Club, Avon Park

A nice cloud cover kept the temperature down but the golf was hot as three eagles were recorded and not the flying kind. Two by Will Peterson who won the day with a splendid 73 and one by new FHG golfer Duke Trombetti of Boca Raton. New comer David Webster from Orlando (or thereabouts) teamed … More Florida Hickory Golfers @ Pinecrest Golf Club, Avon Park

Golfworld Explores the Hickory Grail Tournament

Golfworld has just published an interesting article about the Hickory Grail tournament entitled “In Hickory Golf They Trust.”  Nice piece, good photos.  It certainly captures the mood of playing hickory in Scotland with all the usual quotes about the why we play with wooden clubs. For those of you who’ve never heard of the “Grail,” … More Golfworld Explores the Hickory Grail Tournament

SoHG President Bill Geisler Notches 2017 NHC Victory

Bill Geisler, president of the Society of Hickory Golfers and Florida Hickory Golfer mainstay, claimed the winner’s trophy in the 2017 National Hickory Championship (NHC). The Philadelphia Cricket Club’s St. Martins course was nicely suited to Bill’s game, which relied heavily on top-notch putting. Playing in the Open Division (no handicap counted), Geisler finished two rounds … More SoHG President Bill Geisler Notches 2017 NHC Victory