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Hickory Golf Reveals New Love for the Sport – Orlando Sentinel (8/28/15)

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Clubs With Hickory Shafts – Orlando Sentinel (12/10/13)

“Bill Geisler looks into his golf bag, where a jigger, niblick and mashies are stashed. He is looking for a club that will smack a ball about 190 yards down the fairway. He selects his Wooden Cleek over his Baffy Wood.”


3rd Annual United States Professional Hickory Golf Championship Features Retro Equipment, Dress Code – WTSP CBS News 10 /Tampa Bay (1/21/13)

“The tournament brings golfers back to a time in the early 1900’s and features retro equipment, balls supplied by the tournament, and period dress code. The $5,000 up for grabs also remains the same as the original tournament that began in 1925.” (PLUS VIDEO)


Hickory Championship in Temple Terrace a Throwback to Golf’s Simpler Days – Tampa Bay Times (1/21/13)

“Paolo Quirici, a 45-year-old club professional and former PGA Europe player from Lugano, Switzerland, shot the low round of the day, 2-over-par 74. He beat out Richard Bullock and John McCann by one shot.”  (PLUS VIDEO)


Hickory Golfers Throwback To The Past – Herald Tribune (9/14/12)

“While technology has taken over the modern golf industry with titanium drivers fitted with moveable weights that eliminate a slice, and high-tech balls that fly 300 yards and zip with backspin on the greens, these golfers seek a return to the spirit of golf’s first glory days in the 1920s.”

Gary Cole of Sarasota wears golf attire akin to the hickory era of the early 1900s. (Sept 13, 2012) (Herald-Tribune staff photo by Dan Wagner)
Gary Cole of Sarasota wears golf attire akin to the hickory era of the early 1900s. (Sept 13, 2012) (Herald-Tribune staff photo by Dan Wagner)




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