Few rules are easier to understand and few versions of golf are more entertaining than those in pursuit of the World Hickory Open.
Heritage & History
LinkedGolfers has developed a (healthy) obsession with golf heritage & history. Reflecting on what came before adds intellectual depth to the game. Competing in a hickory golf tournament can transport one back in time while also offering the advantage of adding a modern twist.
It turns out that Park Place was on the greens, where Willie Sr. had his own monopoly.
The St Andrews Golf Company's intimate connection with Francis Ouimet passes the century mark.
A Few Samples of “What Were They Thinking?” Club Designs.
Compete in the name of Old Tom, on what is the likely the most famous rediscovered course in the golf universe.
Following the success of the World Hickory Open’s relocation to Carnoustie Country in 2012, the championship’s organisers have confirmed that the 2013 World Hickory Open will also take place in this top golfing destination.
A sampling of clubs invented across the centuries that were real game changers.
Can one golfer play 600 holes between Los Angeles and New York over just four days?
As the game has evolved some of the original rules look more like curiosities than formalities.