The Society of Hickory Golfers find refuge at Pinehurst, the Cradle of American Golf. The mission of the Society of Hickory Golfers is to promote and encourage the playing of hickory golf using traditional hickory shafts and equipment.
And they do just that at Pinehurst. Hickory Golfers consider Donald Ross courses to be some of the most receptive courses to hickory golf for a variety of reasons. It’s no wonder then their strong affinity for Pinehurst. Already this season, the Society of Hickory Golfers has played two tournaments at Pinehurst, most recently on Pinehurst No. 3 earlier this month.
And it’s a very different game, as Mark Hollingsworth – a 2 handicap with today’s equipment – explains below: