Ocala’s Dylan Malafronte Wins 2018 US Pro Hickory Golf Championship, Jen Cully Snags Ladies Championship & Deal Hudson Wins Amateur Side

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

GolfWRX Interviews Will Jacoby of Steurer & Jacoby

GolfWRX has posted a terrific interview with Will Jacoby (below), maker of the Steurer & Jocoby line of bags, headcovers and other assorted goodies (like that sweet leather bag tag you get for joining the SOHG).  Will — a funny and witty interviewee — recounts his experiences in the golf industry and how he got … More GolfWRX Interviews Will Jacoby of Steurer & Jacoby

VT Hickory Player Looking for Players In the Villages for April

Just got this message from a Vermont hickory player looking for some golf action in the Villages. Will be spending the month of April at The Villages and am looking for individuals, or a group at the complex for some hickory golf. If there are any group events in that time frame, not too far … More VT Hickory Player Looking for Players In the Villages for April

Mitch Laurance Plays Hickories at Myrtle Beach World Am Championship

A publication called The Sun News just ran an excellent article about Mitch Laurance and his play at the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship with a full set of vintage hickories.  It seems like Mitch is the first of 48,841 different players in the event’s 34-year history to tee off with hickories! It’s a … More Mitch Laurance Plays Hickories at Myrtle Beach World Am Championship

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

2011 USHO Open Winner Takes His Club Championship With Hickories

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