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

Big Upgrades to Society of Hickory Golfers Website

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

Detroit Couple To Make Hickory Shaft Wedges

File this under niche market.  A Detroit couple involved in several businesses has decided to start producing hickory shaft wedges as “retirement gifts.”  I guess that’s shorthand for they won’t be very playable.  Oh well, still an cool idea and maybe they’ll stumble upon something worth swinging. It seems like they’re going to call the company Ayers … More Detroit Couple To Make Hickory Shaft Wedges

Tommy’s Honor Film to Spotlight Hickory Golf History

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