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!
Tad Moore plays a nice part in a new video about hickory golf and the secret of hickory shafts. It was shot mostly in Arizona at a regional event put on by Ken Holtz. Breaking Par TV seems to have something to do with it as do the good folks from Cool Clubs, who realize that all the … More Tad Moore Featured In Terrific New Hickory Golf Video
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.
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
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