Itinerary announced for 2017 Linked Golfers World Hickory Festival ....
New Press Release - 5th July 2017 ... Read it here
Sandy Lyle Wins the 2016 Open
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2016 Better Ball Team Competition Results Click here for details.
The 13th World Hickory Open Championship
Kilspindie Golf Club - October 1st - 7th 2017.
2016 Champion - Sandy Lyle.
2016 Champion Sandy Lyle - photo courtesy of Carnoustie Country - Read the press release here
2015 winner Andrew Marshall has kindly submitted a poem about Hickory Golf - Read it here.
After five highly successful years in Carnoustie Country in 2017 The Linked Golfers World Hickory Festival is moving to Kilspindie golf course in Aberlady, East Lothian.
The Linked Golfers World Hickory Festival provides a great opportunity for golfers of all skill levels to experience hickory golf on a top class links course. Competitors will play the game using hickory clubs, similar to those used in the game over a century ago and, if so desired, wearing traditional clothing of the era.
The Linked Golfers World Hickory Open Festival, which is open to amateur and professional golfers, attracts many of the world’s top hickory golfers. Previous Championship winners include Andrew Marshall, Paolo Quirici from Switzerland; Rick Valentine, who is the grandson of famous ladies golfer, Jessie Valentine; and last year’s winner, Sandy Lyle the 1987 US Masters Champion.
Hickory golf popularity is growing all over the world, with golfers enjoying the challenge of playing with hickory golf clubs and the camaraderie fostered by the hickory version of the game. “Every year, there are more entrants and this year we’re on course to reach 120 competitors,”. “They will be travelling to Kilspindie from over 20 different countries, including Australia, Japan, China, UAE, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and, for the first time.
The Linked Golfers World Hickory Open Championship starts on October 2nd 2017 with a warm-up team competition, followed by the tournament on October 3rd and 4th and finishing with a special two-day International Triangular Match between teams from Europe, Scandinavia and The Americas, which will be played at Musselburgh Old Links the original links gem.
If you would like to compete in The Linked Golfers World Hickory Open Championship then please contact us.
The 2016 Results:
- Linked Golfers 2016 World Hickory Open Champion: Sandy Lyle (R&A) 67 71 = 138
- Amateur Champion: Rymer Smith (USA) 76 74 = 150
- Best Lady: Brita Nord 81 97 = 178