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)

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

Sara Bay Country Club, Sarasota – May 1st National Hickory Day

Florida Hickory Golfers Results Just a perfect day for golf at Sara Bay Country Club, a Donald Ross design that’s one of Florida’s hidden gems. The greens as usual proved most difficult and challenging as three putts mounted for each foursome. Guest Matt Dodds from The Vermont Hickory Association commented that he judges Ross courses … More Sara Bay Country Club, Sarasota – May 1st National Hickory Day

2015 Mid Pines Hickory Open Awesome As Always

The always awesome Mid Pines Hickory Open happened last weekend.  The weather was erratic, to say the least (when it was supposed to be sunny, it rained, when it was supposed to rain, it was sunny).  Oh well.   We still got in 36 holes, plus a practice round.  And the course is incredible.  The picture above … More 2015 Mid Pines Hickory Open Awesome As Always