Welcome to the Golf Historical Society of Canada – We play with them... We collect them... We learn about them.
We know wooden-shafted clubs. We play with them. We collect them. We learn about them.
We'd love to see you at one of our events. Come out and play with us. Or just chat and check out some of the relics of golf history on display (this is intended to refer to our equipment – but it may cover some of the members as well).
You can find accounts and pictures of some of our past events on this site.
If you'd like more information, or have suggestions or news for us, please contact us.
Members and friends of the society at our 25th anniversary celebration at Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, July 2013
Norm Moreau, one of the original founders of the society, teeing off at our 25th anniversary celebration at Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, July 2013
Members of the society and guests chatting and inspecting some of the vintage items at the society's annual trade show and auction at Glen Abbey in March 2014
NEW EVENT! The PGA of Ontario and the GHSC have formed a partnership to bring you a chance to play hickory golf with the pros! PGA of Ontario Hickory Pro-Am Scramble, Chedoke, Martin Course, Hamilton, Sunday August 14th. Registration is limited - submit yours ASAP.
NEW EVENT! GHSC East-West Hickory Challenge, Napanee, ON, Sunday August 28th. Details and entry form now available.
Our next Hickory Hackers Scramble will be played at Tyandaga Golf Course in Burlington on Thursday July 21.
The events calendar has now been updated to include listings for non-GHSC hickory events in Canada and the USA of which we are aware.
Event dates and venues for the 2016 Ontario Hickory Tour are now posted in the events calendar.
Doug Marshall, President of the GHSC, has written a new article on George S. Lyon, a Canadian golfer who was the last Olympic Golf Champion, in 1904.
A full schedule of 2016 events is now avialable in the Events Calendar. It is expected that one or two more events may be added during the year.
The second event of the 2016 Ontario Hickory Tour was played at Niagara-on-the-Lake Friday July 8th.
On Saturday June 25th we joined members of Borden Golf Club helping them celebrate their 100th anniversary. Click here for results and pictures from this event.
The first event of the 2016 Ontario Hickory Tour was played at Niagara-on-the-Lake Friday June 10th.
Our first Hickory Hackers Scramble of the year was played at Norfolk Golf and Country Club on Saturday May 28, 2016, in fine, if rather warm, weather. Click here for results and pictures from this event.
The GHSC Spring Trade Show & Auction took place on Sunday April 3rd, at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville. The event was well attended, despite the less than ideal weather. Click here for some pictures from the show.
The 2015 C.B.Mcdonald Challenge and Eastern Canadian Hickory Championship was played at Niagara-on-the-Lake Sept. 11-13. See results and pictures from this event.