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

Tommy’s Honor Film to Spotlight Hickory Golf History

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

Two New September Events Worth Your Consideration

The Society of Hickory Golfers recently posted information about two new national events worth a flight northward this coming September. First,  the Society of Hickory Golfers has announced a North/South Challenge Match at The Hill Course (designed by Donald Ross) at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana. The event is being held in conjunction … More Two New September Events Worth Your Consideration

Florida Hickory Golfers Championship Results in Mount Dora

Excellent weather conditions greeted the Florida Hickory Golfers in the Annual Championship at the Mount Dora Golf Club. In spite of losing their water pump for most of the summer the course was in good shape and although slow, the greens were thick from the winter overseed. Will Peterson nosed out Richard Bullock in a … More Florida Hickory Golfers Championship Results in Mount Dora

Sandy Lyle Takes His 2nd World Hickory Title

The 2016 World Hickory Open was recently held in Panmure Links Golf Course in Carnoustie, Scotland. FHG members Mike Stevens, Bill Geisler and Steve Haigler attended. To absolutely nobody’s surprise (except maybe the excellent Cliff Martin from California), the event was won Sandy Lyle, who actually dressed the part this time (as opposed to the casual modern wear in … More Sandy Lyle Takes His 2nd World Hickory Title