Northwest Hickory Players

Lore

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The love for the history of the game runs through the veins of all hickory golfers.

Explore a bit of the lore of “the auld game” with these special items…

 

 

 


BOOK REVIEW: Allan Robertson & Tom Morris
HISTORY:  Tom Dunn, Clubmaker, Player, Architect and More
INTERVIEW:  Ten Questions with Perry Somers
HISTORY:  The Short, Spectacular Life of Paradise Golf Course, Mount Rainier
HISTORY:  From Champagne Corks to the Haskell: Sandy Herd
HISTORY:  11 Victories in 1887, John Laidlay invented the grip used by the vast majority of golfers
FEATURE:  Jim von Lossow featured in Summer PacNW Golfer Magazine
HISTORY:  Props for the Man: James Braid – 5 Time Open Winner
EDITORIAL:  Hooked on Hickory: a Feature Piece in the Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
HISTORY:  The Foulis Brothers: Scottish-American Golfing Pioneers
HISTORY:  The MacGregor Golf Company: The Early Years
BOOK REVIEW: The History of Royal Blackheath Golf Society
KUDOS: The NWHP “Hickory Dodo Club” (Holes in One!)
HISTORY: “Handsome Johnny” Farrell 
COLLECTING: Shaw’s Silver Quaich
HISTORY:  Golfing Pioneer Allan Robertson
BOOK REVIEW: The Philadelphia Cricket Club: America’s Oldest Country Club 1854-2004
HISTORY:  Evidence Shows History Got the Wrong Man: Seattle Times (2015)
HISTORY:  How Golf Began in the Northwest (USGA 1953)
HISTORY:  Arnaud Massy: A Frenchman with the soul of a Scot
BOOK REVIEW:  Harold H. Hilton: Modern Golf (1913)
HISTORY:  Tacoma’s Jim Barnes was a thinking man’s golfer
HISTORY:  Read about our players’ favorite original clubs and their provenance
EDITORIAL – What’s in a Name … the Club Professional’s Mark by Martin Pool
BOOK REVIEW – Joyce Wethered: Great Lady of Golf
BOOK REVIEW – George Nicoll of Leven

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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