Florida Hickory Golfers @ Pinecrest Golf Club, Avon Park (2017)

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 Explores the Hickory Grail Tournament

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

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

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

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