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
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
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
Tad Moore plays a nice part in a new video about hickory golf and the secret of hickory shafts. It was shot mostly in Arizona at a regional event put on by Ken Holtz. Breaking Par TV seems to have something to do with it as do the good folks from Cool Clubs, who realize that all the … More Tad Moore Featured In Terrific New Hickory Golf Video
It must be time for a new hickory golf promotion because once again, a modern golfer is dressed in knickers and armed with hickory clubs in an effort show how grand the old boys were! The film “Tommy’s Honour” opens this Friday in select markets. Enjoy. I’m looking forward to it.
Hickory golf is going to be part of a new movie! Tommy’s Honor explores the relationship between Old Tom and Young Tom and the story is detailed in a new article by Golf Digest. Lots of good info, particularly on the replica clubs built by St. Andrews Golf. Worth a read and probably worth a trip … More Tommy’s Honor Film to Spotlight Hickory Golf History