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Charlie Deaton, Jr. replied to Charlie Deaton, Jr.'s discussion Need hickory clubs for par 3 event
"I'm thinking 2 sets. We can share clubs. I'll be getting things ready for next Spring. I'm laying out the holes and building tee boxes now. Thanks for your help! Charlie"
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Richard Schmidt replied to Charlie Deaton, Jr.'s discussion Need hickory clubs for par 3 event
"And how many sets/ or clubs do you think you'll need?"
21 hours ago
Charlie Deaton, Jr. replied to Charlie Deaton, Jr.'s discussion Need hickory clubs for par 3 event
"Hi Richard, I'm in Burlington, NC. It is a small group of friends that will be playing or hitting shots on a 25 ac.closely mowed 15th century style course. It's private property. I wanted to let these players experience hickory…"
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Richard Schmidt replied to Charlie Deaton, Jr.'s discussion Need hickory clubs for par 3 event
"Charles where are you located and where are you going to play?  Please provide more details of the event. Richard"
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Need hickory clubs for par 3 event

I'm putting together a fund raiser par 3 event. Hickory Legacy Par 3. Need some hickories for my players. Do you have sets? See More
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Dean DiBerardino replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion VA NC Match Play less than a month away!
"I'll play whereever I'm needed (or not needed). Thanks Richard!"
Wednesday
julius lee burton jr replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion VA NC Match Play less than a month away!
"I will drop out of the singles."
Tuesday
Richard Schmidt replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion VA NC Match Play less than a month away!
"Note on monday there will be 6 matches for each format - so 12 guys participating in each session."
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Eric Becker replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Burton Takes Haggis Cup
"Lee - looking stylish as always.  Congratulations!!"
Monday
Richard Schmidt replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Burton Takes Haggis Cup
"As a reminder, most of us kept their gross scores.  As always I encourage you to post your scores into the SOHG website. Gold tees:  65.3/109 Red Tees:  66.0/117"
Monday
Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Hickory Haggis Cup
"Great first day of the Haggis.  This is without a doubt the closest the field has been mixed EVER in the history of the event.  6 players with 9 points.  Podlogar and Ford leading at 11.5 and 11 respectively.  8.5 and 2 7's…"
Oct 15
Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Hickory Haggis Cup
"Day 1 pairings are below.  First tee time is 10am.  Please arrive early to get paired up and warm up.  Range balls are comp.  I will pay for everyone's greens fee - carts are included, but you may walk or bring a push…"
Oct 14
Eric Reed is now a member of The Carolina Hickory Golf Association
Oct 14
Ellis S. Nelson replied to Jeff Stern's discussion Your Hickory era of interest
"Agreed Jeff. The roaring twenties had it all, in sports and in social life. Bootlegged liquor, bathtub gin and some of the best golf that had been seen. I still enjoy watching Bobby Jones in "How I Play Golf". Amazing stuff !!"
Oct 12
Richard Schmidt replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion US Hickory Open Results and Report - Gearhart Golf Links
"My apolgies Bob.  Typing too fast and thinking too slow...its a bad affliction that I have.  Bob did attend Gearhart and was quite popular with all the players.  The dinner was less than memorable - but the beer I bought Bob was more…"
Oct 12
Bob Georgiade replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion US Hickory Open Results and Report - Gearhart Golf Links
"And Bob (the invisible ghost) Georgiade was not there and did not eat dinner with you one night."
Oct 12
Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Hickory Haggis Cup
"Gang Just heard from Barry Markowitz that he is unable to play this weekend.  His lovely wife, Mim, is in the hospital so we need to lift her up in our prayers.   We are now at 12 players that have 'signed…"
Oct 12
Richard Schmidt commented on Bryant Kittrell's blog post potentially getting out of Hickory golf
"Hi Bryant So sorry to hear about this!  I met a lefty hickory guy in Rhode Island this past week at a Donald Ross Society meeting.  He's got a great set of Stewart irons, but may be looking for some woods.  His name is Steve…"
Oct 12

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Need hickory clubs for par 3 event 4 Replies

I'm putting together a fund raiser par 3 event. Hickory Legacy Par 3. Need some hickories for my players. Do you have sets? Continue

Started by Charlie Deaton, Jr.. Last reply by Charlie Deaton, Jr. 33 seconds ago.

VA NC Match Play less than a month away! 3 Replies

Okay gang - need some help from all of you that are signed up to play in the VANC HICCUP the monday/tuesday following the MidPines Hickory Open.  We are at 18 players...versus 14 from the VA side. …Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt. Last reply by Dean DiBerardino on Wednesday.

Burton Takes Haggis Cup 2 Replies

Coming from way back and taking advantage of a favorable draw, past champion Lee Burton claimed his second Haggis Cup over the weekend.   Played under glorious conditions on a very friendly Hyland…Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt. Last reply by Eric Becker on Monday.

MidPines Hickory Open - Covid and Vaccines

I wanted to alert everyone to the status of how the property will be handling Covid in the upcoming MidPines Hickory Open.  The issue of vaccine status has recently been a bit of a contentious issue…Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt on Monday.

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potentially getting out of Hickory golf

I am considering getting out of hickory golf due to other commitments. Rich Schmidt and many others have done a fantastic job of organizing and lining up golf tournaments for our group.

I have a tremendous selection of old and new left handed hickory clubs that I may soon be selling.

If you know of someone left handed that has an interest in left handed clubs please let me know.

Phone is 252-714-4090, email is bryant@kittrellandarmstrong.com.

i will probably keep…

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Posted by Bryant Kittrell on October 7, 2021 at 3:24pm — 3 Comments

Virginia Hickory Open July 23-25 in Charlottesville

Dear Hickory Friends in North Carolina!

We will contest the annual Virginia Hickory Open Friday-Sunday, July 23-25, at the Meadowcreek Golf Course in Charlottesville.  We invite you all to come and compete.  Lots of lodging and wine options in Charlottesville.  Marriott Courtyard is nearest the course.  The course is a lovely hickory venue, 17 holes can be "run up" and every hole is different/unique. See details at our VaHGA website, …

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Posted by James Clawson on June 22, 2021 at 5:59pm

Congratulations !

To Richard Schmidt and present Hickory Play Group .

       Lots of great activity In Carolina > As a founding member and former resident I wish I were closer to join the fun !

                       All the best 

                                                Doug Marshall

Posted by Doug Marshall on April 12, 2021 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

2021 U.S. Hickory Open Registration Starts Jan. 4

Northwest Hickory Players is happy to host the 2021 USHO at the 1892 Gearhart Golf Links on the Oregon Coast. Registration begins January 4 and will be by US Mail only.  Details on SoHG website, and here: http://nwhickoryplayers.org/northwest-hickory-players/usho2021/ ; We hope to see you this fall!…

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