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    Olsen Bests Miller in Five Extra Holes in the Pacific Northwest Hickory Championship

    The fairways were baked, running hard and fast.  Plumes of dust rose in the air with each mashie shot.  (Yes Virginia, there is dust in Seattle.)  With a recent record of 56 consecutive days without rain, the sites of the 3rd Annual Pacific Northwest Hickory Championship, played at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course and Mount Si Golf Course (est. 1927), offered unfamiliar tests for the Northwest hickory players.  As it was in the ‘20s, the roughs were rough, and the fairways rougher.  But the hard grounds also had its advantages as 270 yard drives were not uncommon for the long hitters. Click Here for a PDF file of Martin Pool’s write-up…

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    Thanks for Supporting the U.S. Hickory Open Raffle!

    Dear SoHG Members- This year’s U.S. Hickory Open will be played July 11-12 in Monterey, California.  Again, as in the past, there is going to be a raffle to give away prizes that range from a full set of Tad Moore OA irons, Louisville Golf and Tad Moore hickory woods, a Steurer & Jacoby Duffle, McIntyre Ouimet Golf Balls, Complimentary 2017 and 2018 Tournament Fees, to Knicker Dog outfits, books and other kinds of clothing.  An unofficial calculation brings the total value of the raffle at more than $5,000!   See the prize list for what is available.  Proceeds will be used to support this year’s Open and the Society in…

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    US Hickory Open Makes its West Coast Debut July 10-12

    The U.S. Hickory Open (USHO) is the premier hickory golf tournament in the United States.  The U.S. Hickory Open is scheduled for July 10-12, 2017 on the historic Del Monte golf course in Monterey, California.  NWHP is a co-host of this tournament, with Rob Ahlschwede serving as tournament committee chair. This will be the first USHO in the western U.S.  The opportunity to visit this grand old course, and perhaps get in a round at some of Monterey’s other notable courses (Pebble Beach, Spyglass, etc.) is all part of what makes the 2017 USHO something special. “I have played in a few hickory events at Del Monte and consider it receptive…

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    2019 Gearhart Logo Shirts Now Available!

    Attention golfers!  Northwest Hickory Players is pleased to again offer premium, long-sleeve COLUMBIA moisture-wicking, vented, UV-protection shirts in partnership with our friends at Gearhart Golf Links in Oregon.   These are the official shirts of the Gearhart Hickory Classic and sold-out last time they were offered.   The 2019 model features custom embroidery on a BLUE shirt.   Please click on the order now button below to reserve your shirts!   These shirts retail for $55 each.  We will offer them this year at $45 each.   The first batch has been ordered.  Based on demand, a second order will be placed.  Men’s and Women’s available. Designed to keep you…

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    New Players Welcome: Rental Sets Available

    No matter what your experience level, novice to expert, all golfers are welcome at NWHP events.  Our members have 50 sets of authentic, hickory-shafted clubs from 1935 and earlier.  Newcomers to the sport find that the game is hardly different once they also get to learn how to smooth out their tempo and let the clubs do the work.  It’s a memorable experience and any attire is fine!   Join us.  Visit our events page for upcoming outings and tournaments. Click Here for inquiries and rental rates!                                     emailFacebookTwitterPinterestPrint