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
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
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
Deal Hudson, a hickory golf mainstay and self-described “golf curmudgeon,” just posted a nice article about our game on the popular, almost always conservative political website Newsmax.com. Returning to Hickory Golf Out of Love for the Game is an interesting break from the usual Newsmax flow. Enjoy!
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
Golfweek reports that funds are being raised to restore the final resting place of golf legend Bobby Jones. His grave, in Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery, is next to a cemetery perimeter wall almost directly across a busy street from the fabulous Ria’s Bluebird Cafe (trust me, if you visit Jones’ grave, eat at Ria’s Bluebird). According to the article, more … More Funds Being Raised To Restore Bobby Jones’ Gravesite