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

2011 USHO Open Winner Takes His Club Championship With Hickories

Alan Grieve, a delightful Australian fellow I had the pleasure of meeting at the 2011 US Hickory Open at French Lick, has become the first member of The Brisbane Golf Club since World War ll to win a monthly medal playing with a full set of hickory–shafted golf clubs. The story was published by Golf Australia and it … More 2011 USHO Open Winner Takes His Club Championship With Hickories

Big Upgrades to Society of Hickory Golfers Website

Anyone seeking to check out the national hickory golf scene should investigate and new and improved website for the Society of Hickory Golfers, which is one of the top hickory golf organizations in the world. Myself, along with Erik Johnson, Jim Davis and Bill Geisler have been furiously upgrading the site, adding all sorts of nice touches, … More Big Upgrades to Society of Hickory Golfers Website

Detroit Couple To Make Hickory Shaft Wedges

File this under niche market.  A Detroit couple involved in several businesses has decided to start producing hickory shaft wedges as “retirement gifts.”  I guess that’s shorthand for they won’t be very playable.  Oh well, still an cool idea and maybe they’ll stumble upon something worth swinging. It seems like they’re going to call the company Ayers … More Detroit Couple To Make Hickory Shaft Wedges