It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Elizabeth Freedman, who passed away on October 8th 2020. Elizabeth or Beth as we affectionately knew her, was the loving wife of Lionel Freed man, and co-founder of The World Hickory Open. A smiling Beth was always the heart of the camaraderie amongst
Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian - In breezy, but beautiful autumnal conditions, the players of the 15th World Hickory Open showed amazing patience, concentration and above all their sense of humour as they tee’d off at Gullane Golf Club for the final round of the World Hickory Open on Scotland’s Golf Coast this morning.
Closest hickory shoot out for almost a century! Luffness New Golf Club, East Lothian - In still and beautiful conditions, the players of the 14th World Hickory Open showed amazing patience, concentration and above all their sense of humour as they tee’d off at Luffness New Golf Club and Gullane Golf Club on Scotland’s Golf
A Heart of Hickory By Lionel Freedman I’d heard of it. But I’d never seen it. And I certainly hadn’t played it. All of which meant that the last Friday in May, 1999 was very much a first for me. Some twenty-four golfers, walking straight out of an early 20th century wardrobe and onto the
Team Japan win Best Ball team competition 2018 Congratulations to our visitors from Japan who won the World Hickory Open 'Best Ball' team competition on October 16th, 2018 at Luffness New Golf Club, East Lothian, with a stableford net score of 55 points. The three players representing Japan were Katsuyuki Fukumoto, Kunihiko Takazawa and Yoshimi
Scot takes the title of The 2017 LinkedGolfers World Hickory Open Champion amongst strong international field. 5th October 2017 In continued trying conditions, the players of the 13th LinkedGolfers World Hickory Open showed amazing patience, concentration and above all their sense of humour as they tee’d off yesterday morning at Kilspindie Golf Club on Scotland’s
Sandy Lyle Wins World Hickory Open 2016. 13 October, 2016 After two days of highly-competitive games between many of the world’s top hickory golfers, double Major winner Sandy Lyle has been named the World Hickory Open Champion 2016. “I’m delighted to have won my fourth Major,” joked Sandy, winner of the 1985 Open and the
Old Course and Bobby Jones Bobby Jones (who later founded Augusta National) first played St Andrews in the 1921 Open Championship. During the third round, he infamously hit his ball into a bunker on the 11th hole. After he took four swings at the ball and still could not get out, he walked off the