Something about tour pros playing in Scotland makes their marketing folks think “Hickory! How do we exploit that?” Actually, I shouldn’t be so glib. The Euro PGA always does interesting media and they put together the Hickory Challenge video (read those comments – many folks ask why can’t there be a hickory-only event?). Below are … More Scottish Open Yields Some Cool Hickory-Themed Media
The FHG has played 16 of the 52 courses on the Florida Historic Golf Trail so far and we notched another yesterday at Arcadia Municipal. It was a very fun course and a great example of how golf was played when it opened in 1923 – a little rough on the fairways, but a fun, … More FHG @ Arcadia Golf Club – April 2018
Casual observers strolling along Park Avenue may have felt like they passed through a temporal distortion last weekend . Men in plus fours, shirts and ties and ladies in long flowing skirts dotted the fairways of the 1914 Winter Park Golf Club. They might have stepped into 1914 for all they knew. The only thing … More FHGs Go Deep In Winter Park, Playing Mesh & Gutty Rounds!
The Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club opened in 1922 and held up well against some excellent modern-day hickory golfers at the recent 2018 US Pro Hickory Golf Championship. Ocala’s Dylan Malafronte (above left) carding an even par 72 to grab the John Shippen Cup a margin of 2 strokes clear of Mark Harman from … More Ocala’s Dylan Malafronte Wins 2018 US Pro Hickory Golf Championship, Jen Cully Snags Ladies Championship & Deal Hudson Wins Amateur Side
It is not a common event in modern golf and it is probably even more rare in hickory golf, but earlier today, your friend and mine, Bill Geisler, drop a hole-in-one at the Winter Park Golf Course. It was the 8th hole, 147 yards, with the pin positioned middle back. The green slopes hard right … More Bill Geisler Drop A Hole-In-One
GolfWRX has posted a terrific interview with Will Jacoby (below), maker of the Steurer & Jocoby line of bags, headcovers and other assorted goodies (like that sweet leather bag tag you get for joining the SOHG). Will — a funny and witty interviewee — recounts his experiences in the golf industry and how he got … More GolfWRX Interviews Will Jacoby of Steurer & Jacoby
Just got this message from a Vermont hickory player looking for some golf action in the Villages. Will be spending the month of April at The Villages and am looking for individuals, or a group at the complex for some hickory golf. If there are any group events in that time frame, not too far … More VT Hickory Player Looking for Players In the Villages for April