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 was a glorious weekend in Mount Dora for our annual FHG gathering and tournament. This year the competition encompassed two days of golf to qualify for the Championship Trophies. On Friday we golfed at the County Club of Mount Dora for the first time. Will Peterson forged ahead with 30 Stableford points and Mike Hobson took … More FHG Holds 2017 Mt Dora Holiday Match
The 2017 World Hickory Open – played in the lovely and breezy East Lothian section of — Scotland — has concluded. Scotland’s Fraser Mann took the title and a number of FHG players took part. Today’s Golfer has a solid story on the event, mentioning most of the notables and offering some excellent photos. For complete … More World Hickory Opens Wraps Up in Scotland
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 (2017)
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