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The Archie Baird International Trophy and World Hickory Open Championship Day 1 Tee Times will be added to this website on October 16th

The World Hickory Open Championship is the premier tournament for hickory golfers worldwide.  The Championship provides a great opportunity for golfers of all skill levels to experience hickory golf on the best links courses in Scotland.  Competitors 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 World Hickory Open is an open tournament for amateur and professional golfers and attracts many of the world’s top hickory golfers. Previous Championship winners include Andrew Marshall, Paolo Quirici from Switzerland, Fraser Mann from Scotland, Rick Valentine from Scotland, and the two time winner, Sandy Lyle, The Open Champion in 1985 and US Masters Champion in 1988. The current champion is top Swedish professional Johan Moberg.

Hickory golf is growing in popularity all over the world, with golfers enjoying the challenge of playing with hickory golf clubs together with a powerful camaraderie fostered by the hickory version of the game. Hickory clubs can be rented for the tournament.

In Autumn each year, players from over 20 different countries, including  Australia, Japan, China, UAE, South Africa and across Europe and North America gather in Scotland to enjoy the fun and fashion of hickory golf.

The World Hickory Open Championship week traditionally starts with the Archie Baird one-day team event followed by the three-day World Hickory Open Championship event.

We look forward to seeing you at the event !

The 2018 Results:

2018 World Hickory Open
Champion: Johan Moberg 73 71 = 144
2nd: Andrew Marshall 71 74 = 145
3rd: Perry Somers 73 73 = 146

2018 Amateur Champion
James Von Lossow 151
2nd: John Henry Williams
3rd: Andrew Von Lossow

Best Lady: Brita Nord 87 91 = 178 (150 net)


World Hickory Open Festival 2019 (Oct 20th -24th)

We are delighted to advise you of the Calendar of events which will grace this year’s World Hickory Golf Championship. We have signed up 4 fantastic courses in East Lothian along Scotland’s Golf Coast. They are Dunbar, Kilspindie, Gullane 2 and Gullane

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