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Hickory golf: The ultimate hipster sport?

By Tom Sweetman, for CNN (CNN) — While most professional golfers pride themselves on using the latest whiz-bang equipment, deep within the Scottish countryside a very different tournament is taking place — one where the players are happily swinging antiques. In fact, anyone watching the World Hickory Open Championship could be forgiven for thinking they’d

By |2019-02-22T06:10:26+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: hickory|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Loretto School children win WHO team event – net 54!

The Loretto School children win the World Hickory Open 2016 better ball team event with a net score of 54! The team event is a 3 person team event with the better ball counting Founded in 1827, Loretto School is one of Britain’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools for boys and girls aged 0-18. The School

By |2019-02-21T07:25:47+00:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: hickory|0 Comments

Moberg wins 2018 Championship

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

By |2018-12-20T16:56:59+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: headline|0 Comments

A Heart of Hickory

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

By |2019-03-10T12:13:01+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: hickory|0 Comments

Best Ball 2018 Competition

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

By |2019-02-18T13:32:37+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: headline|0 Comments

Mann wins 2017 Championship

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

By |2019-02-17T13:47:39+00:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: headline|0 Comments

Lyle wins 2016 Championship

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

By |2019-02-17T13:48:45+00:00October 13th, 2016|Categories: headline|0 Comments

Old Course and Bobby Jones

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

By |2018-12-20T17:12:11+00:00December 20th, 2015|Categories: hickory|0 Comments
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