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Paul M Kinnaird commented on Richard Schmidt's event Broken Jigger at Benvenue
"You are in for a real treat.  All the bunkers were rebuilt and have totally healed.  You will not see any evidence of work.  The greens are stunning and can be very fast.  We added some fairway bunkers that have added definition…"
7 hours ago
Paul M Kinnaird is attending Richard Schmidt's event

Broken Jigger at Benvenue at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NC

October 28, 2022 from 10:30am to 2pm
Hickory Golf Tournament at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NCDate has been changed, and tournament will now be played October 28th.  Rate will be $60 and will include lunch.  Format to be determined.  We have played this at gross and net, and depending on field size, will be determined as we get closer.See More
7 hours ago
Bryant Kittrell might attend Richard Schmidt's event

McKee-Moye Memorial Hickory 5 Club Championship at Pinecrest Golf Club

December 9, 2022 all day
This event just got a significant upgrade!  Starting this December, the event will be named the McKee-Moye Hickory 5 Club Championship.  In honor of founding members John McKee and Larry Moye.The event will be played in Lumberton, NC at Pinecrest Golf Club.  First tee time will be 10:30am; rate is $25; field will be capped at 24 players (unless there is a huge demand for more)See More
9 hours ago
Bryant Kittrell might attend Richard Schmidt's event

Lang Willie - Chapman 2 man team tournament at Hyland Golf Club

December 10, 2022 all day
This year's 2 man team Chapman tournament will be held for the first time at everyone's favorite hickory venue, Hyland Golf Club in Southern Pines.First tee time is 10:27.  We will need an even number of players to make this work, so the field will be capped at 24 players, with additional folks being added as the numbers permit.Our rate is $45.  I don't believe that we've conducted the Lang Willie at Hyland before, so this should be a blast.  For those not remembering what the Chapman is, each…See More
9 hours ago
Profile IconMichael Kain and Dean DiBerardino are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Broken Jigger at Benvenue at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NC

October 28, 2022 from 10:30am to 2pm
Hickory Golf Tournament at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NCDate has been changed, and tournament will now be played October 28th.  Rate will be $60 and will include lunch.  Format to be determined.  We have played this at gross and net, and depending on field size, will be determined as we get closer.See More
Monday
Ellis Nelson replied to Brock Elder's discussion Looking for a golf group - Greensboro/Pinehurst area
"Hello Brock: Welcome to the Carolina Hickory Golf Association. We're always glad to meet new hickory players. I live in Wake Forest and Tom Patterson is in north Raleigh. I've played with Tom and Bob Georgiade, who lives in Durham several…"
Sunday
julius lee burton jr posted a discussion

Danville recap

From the musings of mr Gelbert:A distinguished collection of five teams gathered at Danville Golf Club to contest for the first ever Danville Double Team scramble title. The Donald Ross design, host to five Old Dominion Opens, was in superb condition with its large, torturous greens more than earning their reputation as the “Oakmont of the South.”The good folks of Danville were treated some outstanding hickory golf, especially from the front-running teams of Dean DiBerardino/Duncan Sharrits and…See More
Sunday
Jeff Stern replied to Brock Elder's discussion Looking for a golf group - Greensboro/Pinehurst area
"Brock, You've most certainly found it with the CHGA !  It's still one of the most active playing groups East of the Mississippi River.  Click on the Events tab and you'll find a fairly active schedule.  New attendees…"
Friday
Henry Allen Pfeiffer replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Haggis Cup - a little more than a month away
"One of these days I am gonna make it to this but right now it always falls a week or two before my golf league's season ending tournament and I am eyeballs deep in tourney prep. Sorry captain."
Aug 4
Bob Georgiade replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Haggis Cup - a little more than a month away
"Sorry, playing in the US Hickory Open September 11-14. Can't do both."
Aug 4
Brock Elder posted a discussion

Looking for a golf group - Greensboro/Pinehurst area

Hey everyone, I'm new to hickory golf and have a set already, but looking for some people to play golf with and lots of guidance. Anyone play during the week in the Pinehurst or Greensboro area? Here's my email:brock.elder12@gmail.com        Thanks, See More
Aug 3
Richard Schmidt posted a discussion

Haggis Cup - a little more than a month away

Only 7 signed up for the Haggis Cup scheduled for September 9-10.  This is one of our annual fixtures, and we need a good field of at least 12-16 players.  Cmon folks!  See More
Aug 3
Dean DiBerardino is attending Richard Schmidt's event

Danville Double Team at Danville Country Club

August 5, 2022 from 9am to 2pm
Lee Burton is coordinating a play date on August 5th.  First tee time is 9am.  Cost is $50.  Danville CC is a classic old Ross course just over the NC line in Danville, VA.  Format is a 2 man scramble.  Please bring $10 for the pot.  Payouts will be to low gross and low net teams.Any questions please call Lee directly - 434-549-1874.See More
Aug 2
Brock Elder is attending Richard Schmidt's event

Lang Willie - Chapman 2 man team tournament at Hyland Golf Club

December 10, 2022 all day
This year's 2 man team Chapman tournament will be held for the first time at everyone's favorite hickory venue, Hyland Golf Club in Southern Pines.First tee time is 10:27.  We will need an even number of players to make this work, so the field will be capped at 24 players, with additional folks being added as the numbers permit.Our rate is $45.  I don't believe that we've conducted the Lang Willie at Hyland before, so this should be a blast.  For those not remembering what the Chapman is, each…See More
Aug 2
Brock Elder is attending Richard Schmidt's event

McKee-Moye Memorial Hickory 5 Club Championship at Pinecrest Golf Club

December 9, 2022 all day
This event just got a significant upgrade!  Starting this December, the event will be named the McKee-Moye Hickory 5 Club Championship.  In honor of founding members John McKee and Larry Moye.The event will be played in Lumberton, NC at Pinecrest Golf Club.  First tee time will be 10:30am; rate is $25; field will be capped at 24 players (unless there is a huge demand for more)See More
Aug 2
Profile IconBrock Elder and Bryant Kittrell are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Broken Jigger at Benvenue at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NC

October 28, 2022 from 10:30am to 2pm
Hickory Golf Tournament at Benvenue CC in Rocky Mount, NCDate has been changed, and tournament will now be played October 28th.  Rate will be $60 and will include lunch.  Format to be determined.  We have played this at gross and net, and depending on field size, will be determined as we get closer.See More
Aug 2
Brock Elder is attending Richard Schmidt's event

Hickory Haggis - 2 Day Match Play Tournament at Quail Ridge Golf Club

September 9, 2022 to September 10, 2022
2 Days of hickory golf match play to determine the winner of the Haggis Cup.Quail Ridge will be hosting us for this tournament.  Rate is $50/day.  Golf course is in (and will be in super shape).  Field is capped at 24 players.  Entry must be paid to me - if I don't have your check, you are NOT in the field.  Your entry will be $125 the extra $25 will cover trophy and refreshments.Please send your entry fee made out to the CHGA in the amount of $125 send to:Richard Schmidt1260 Midland Rd;…See More
Aug 2
William Feagin replied to Jeff Stern's discussion Your recommended 2022 played courses
"No, I didn't have time between stops.  It is on the list for next trip."
Aug 1
Richard Schmidt replied to Jeff Stern's discussion Your recommended 2022 played courses
"Did you get the Schmitter????"
Aug 1
William Feagin replied to Jeff Stern's discussion Your recommended 2022 played courses
"A few Gulph Mills…"
Aug 1

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Looking for a golf group - Greensboro/Pinehurst area 2 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm new to hickory golf and have a set already, but looking for some people to play golf with and lots of guidance. Anyone play during the week in the Pinehurst or Greensboro area?…Continue

Started by Brock Elder. Last reply by Ellis Nelson on Sunday.

Danville recap

From the musings of mr Gelbert:A distinguished collection of five teams gathered at Danville Golf Club to contest for the first ever Danville Double Team scramble title. The Donald Ross design, host…Continue

Started by julius lee burton jr on Sunday.

Haggis Cup - a little more than a month away 2 Replies

Only 7 signed up for the Haggis Cup scheduled for September 9-10.  This is one of our annual fixtures, and we need a good field of at least 12-16 players.  Cmon folks!  Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt. Last reply by Henry Allen Pfeiffer Aug 4.

Your recommended 2022 played courses 13 Replies

  So far, what courses have you played during 2022 and recommend for hickory play?  Prefer those layouts you've discovered this year; those you've boldly gone to where you have not been before.Continue

Started by Jeff Stern. Last reply by William Feagin Aug 1.

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Hickory Clubs for sale

  Hickory enthusiasts across the U.S.A, I’m having to part with most of my hickory clubs due to a physical decline over the past year. I can not generate the swing speed I once possessed necessary to get the better of these clubs due to fact that I’ve changed but my wooden shaft clubs are still as firm as ever.

Mostly the ones I’m selling off are Louisville Golf and Tad Moore recreations with a few of being hickory-period originals. Three…

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Posted by Jeff Stern on May 30, 2022 at 1:37pm — 4 Comments

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 — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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