World Hickory Open Festival 2019 – Calendar of Events

World Hickory Open Festival 2019 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 3. All links courses and guaranteed to

By |2019-03-03T08:46:47+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: featured, hickory|0 Comments

This club is famous for: Being only played with hickory clubs

Forget titanium and 460cc heads, there won’t be a metal wood in sight when you tee it up at Kingarrock… I’ve got a set of old hickories in one of my cupboards. They make me thrilled I’m living in the age of 460cc heads and cavity backs. They look rigid, small and impossible to hit.

Hickory Treasures – Arbroath Golf Club

Hickory Treasures introduces wonderful golf courses to play hickory golf Arbroath Golf Club Tom Morris designed the golf links at Elliot, Arbroath in 1877 and it opened on March 9th 1878 with a Challenge between Tom Morris and another professional of the day, Rob Dow. More land was purchased in 1907 and Willie Fernie of

By |2019-02-22T06:04:56+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: hickory|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hickory Treasures – Panmure Golf Club

Hickory Treasures introduces wonderful golf courses to play hickory golf Panmure Golf Course – Article by Gareth Scott Ambience It’s a word that Andrew Crerar singled out as being Panmure at the stroke of a pen. In its typically antiseptic fashion, the Oxford Dictionary defines it as “the character and atmosphere of a place.” But

By |2019-02-22T06:41:31+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: hickory|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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

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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

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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

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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