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Why Join SoHG?

Society of Hickory Golf Membership Benefits

You’ll find a comradeship here like no other. Members who share an enthusiasm for the rich history and traditions of golf and who bring those values to the golf course. Like-minded people who love the distinctive feel of golf with hickory-shafted clubs. Connection to a wealth of resources on equipment, history, a handicapping service and regional groups where you can experience the joy of simply getting out to play with your hickory clubs. Plus, there’s the challenge of tournament play on historic courses for golfers of all skill levels.

Join now and discover how much fun golf can really be.

Championship Series

The 2015 season is underway having begun with the 2014 Mid Pines Hickory Open. The Mountain Valley Hickory Open and the Southern 4-Ball are now in the record books. The Belvedere Hickory Open, and the U.S. Hickory Open are coming up. Check the Tournaments pages for details on past tournaments. For information on the 2015 CS, click here.

SoHG President's Message

Welcome to the website of the Society of Hickory Golfers, dedicated to the expansion and enjoyment of play with wooden-shafted golf clubs. Here you will find a wealth of information on upcoming hickory tournaments, resources to help you connect with other hickory players and to build and maintain your own hickory play set. You’ll also find news items and articles that both entertain and inform on golf history and tradition. Please enjoy the site and, if you are not already a member, we invite you to join us in experiencing the rich values and lore of the ancient game.



May 24, 2015
Chambers Bay
University Place, Wash. USA
May 29, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Sun Garden Golf & Spa Resort
Cluj Napoca, , Romania
Jun 6, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015
The Links at Lang Farm
Essex Junction, Vt. USA
May 21, 2015
Hollerbach survives tough matches with Jeremy Moe, Claus Muehlfeit
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May 20, 2015
2015 tournament off to moving start, with tribute to Mike Just
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May 19, 2015
Sixteen players include one of nation's youngest hickory stars
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