GOLF HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

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This calendar covers all upcoming golf historical events of which we are aware.
Golf Historical Society of Canada events are in red.

If you know of a relevant event that is not listed here, or have corrections or additions regarding an event listed, please let us know the details - email info@ghsc.ca.


2018

January 26-27, 2018
Columbus Golf Collectibles Show
Embassy Suites
Columbus, Ohio
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January 27, 2018
Santa Barbara County Hickory Classic
Zaca Creek Golf Course
Buellton, California
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February 3-4, 2018
Houston Hickory Team Challenge
High Meadow Ranch Golf Course
Houston, Texas
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February 23 – 25, 2018
Toronto Golf and Travel Show
International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario
If you're coming to this show, be sure to come by the Golf Historical Society of Canada booth. The GHSC will also be having 'roving ambassadors' to welcome show attendees and hand out brochures which highlight what the GHSC is about and encourage them to join. Aside from having some wonderful golf memorabilia and collectibles for sale, experienced GHSC members will be available to provide free appraisals on any historical / vintage equipment that attendees might bring to the show.
Show times are:
Friday 23rd, 12 Noon – 7PM
Saturday 24th, 10AM – 6PM
Sunday 25th, 10AM – 5PM
Entry cost: $16 General Admission; $12 Senior Admission; Under 18 Free
Twilight Special: $10 after 4PM on Friday, 3PM on Saturday, or 2PM on Sunday
Parking is FREE
Contact Stan Lapidus stan.lapidus@rogers.com for further information.


February 24-25, 2018
Arizona Desert Hickory
Pebblebrook Golf Club
Sun City West, Arizona
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March 22-24, 2018
Onion Creek Hickory Classic
Onion Creek GC
Austin, Texas
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March 24-25, 2018
Gutty Golf Spectacular
Catalina Island CC
Catalina Island, California
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Sunday March 25, 2018
Open to the public from 10 am
GHSC Annual Trade Show
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, Glen Abbey, Oakville
Our annual Trade Show and Auction will be held on Sunday March 25th at the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, Glen Abbey, Oakville. This event is open to all, and free of charge. Vendors will have a variety of collectable golf related items available for trade and / or sale. A variety of playable pre-1900 irons, and post-1900 woods and irons will be available to those who wish to improve their present play sets. The popular auction will take place later in the day.
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April 19-21, 2018
Southern 4-Ball Hickory Championship
Highland Park Golf Course
Birmingham, Alabama
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May 4-6, 2018
Monterey Hickory Classic
Monterey Pines, Pacific Grove
Del Monte Monterey, California
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May 5-6, 2018
Homesteader Hickory Golf Tournament
Beatrice Country Club
Beatrice, Nebraska
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Thursday May 17, 2018 - 10 am start
First Event 2018 Ontario Hickory Tour
Oak Gables GC, Ancaster, Ontario
For those of you who enjoy a more competitive format, the Ontario Hickory Tour allows individual play with both pre-1900 and post-1900 equipment. Although, sadly, we have not been able to arrange for the Charles Blair Macdonald Challenge to take place in 2018, the Ontario Hickory Tour still offers you the chance to play competitive hickory golf with period equipment of your choice. Six tee times have been reserved. If these spots fill prior to the event, we will try to get additional tee times.
Players pay the club for their own round. Cost at Oak Gables will be $41 with cart, $28 walking.
Please let us know as soon as possible of your intention to participate, so tee times can be confirmed with the club.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.

May 18, 2018
Alexander Findlay / Massachusetts Hickory Open Championship
Country Club of Greenfield
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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May 18-19, 2018
All American Hickory Open
Soangetaha Country Club
Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday May 28, 2018
GHSC Annual General Meeting & Hickory Hacker Event
Sawmill GC, Fenwick, Ontario
The Annual General Meeting of the Golf Historical Society of Canada will be held on Monday May 28th, 2018 at Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick, near Welland, in the Niagara peninsula. The meeting will be combined with a 'hickory hackers' scramble, and will honour GHSC founder Bob Nutley. There will also be sale / display tables, and dinner.
All GHSC Members are invited to participate in the General Meeting even if not playing golf or having a meal. For those who would like to eat but will not be playing golf, the cost for a meal only is $30.
Cost is $80, including golf with power cart, prizes and chicken dinner. Extra meals $30.
There is no charge for trade tables, but please be sure to indicate if you want a table.
To register and pay via PayPal - just browse to http://www.ghsc.ca/GHSC_Paypal_Pay.php and be sure to indicate in the 'Name and what you are paying for' box your name and exactly what your payment is intended to cover.
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June 7-9, 2018
National Hickory Championship
Mound Golf Course
Miamisburg, Ohio
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Monday June 18, 2018 - 11 am start
Second Event 2018 Ontario Hickory Tour
Craigowan GC, Woodstock, Ontario
For those of you who enjoy a more competitive format, the Ontario Hickory Tour allows individual play with both pre-1900 and post-1900 equipment. Although, sadly, we have not been able to arrange for the Charles Blair Macdonald Challenge to take place in 2018, the Ontario Hickory Tour still offers you the chance to play competitive hickory golf with period equipment of your choice. Six tee times have been reserved. If these spots fill prior to the event, we will try to get additional tee times.
Players pay the club for their own round. Cost at Craigowan will be $75 including golf, cart and hamburger lunch.
Please let us know as soon as possible of your intention to participate, so tee times can be confirmed with the club.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.

June 23-24, 2018
California North-South Championship
Pacific Grove Golf Links
Pacific Grove, California
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July 8, 2018
Glenmoor Hickory Open
Glenmoor CC
Canton, Ohio
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Sunday July 15, 2018 - 1 pm Shotgun Start
GHSC 30th Anniversary Celebration
featuring the 3rd Annual East-West Hickory Challenge
and Anniversary Scramble
Port Hope GCC, Port Hope, Ontario
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE - this event was originally scheduled for July 8th, but has been moved to July 15th, due to conflict with other events in the province. This will be a chance for Eastern and Western GHSC members to meet and compete in hickory golf. It will also be a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the GHSC.
Cost is $80, including golf, cart, dinner and prizes. Extra dinners available at $33.
The day will start at 10 am with a trade show - tables available at no charge, followed by golf at 1 pm. Golf will be in two distinct formats: E/W match play, and a scramble with 4 player teams - please be sure to indicate which format you prefer to play in. The golf will be followed by a cocktail hour, and then dinner at the 1859 mansion.
Email or call Jeff Rogers with any questions or concerns: jprogers@rogers.com / 905-432-6831
To register and pay via PayPal - just browse to http://www.ghsc.ca/GHSC_Paypal_Pay.php. Please be sure to indicate in the 'Name and what you are paying for' box your name and exactly what your payment is intended to cover, including your playing preference (match play or scramble).
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July 19-21, 2018
Wisconsin Gutty Challenge
Eagle Springs Golf Resort
Eagle, Wisconsin
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July 20-22, 2018
Gearhart Hickory Classic
Gearhart Golf Links
Gearhart, Oregon
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Friday July 27, 2018 - 10 am start
Third Event 2018 Ontario Hickory Tour
Merry Hill GC, Breslau, Ontario
For those of you who enjoy a more competitive format, the Ontario Hickory Tour allows individual play with both pre-1900 and post-1900 equipment. Although, sadly, we have not been able to arrange for the Charles Blair Macdonald Challenge to take place in 2018, the Ontario Hickory Tour still offers you the chance to play competitive hickory golf with period equipment of your choice. Six tee times have been reserved. If these spots fill prior to the event, we will try to get additional tee times.
Players pay the club for their own round. Cost at Merry Hill is not yet confirmed, but their standard rate would be $33 for the 18 holes, $15 for power cart, plus HST.
Please let us know as soon as possible of your intention to participate, so tee times can be confirmed with the club.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.

Thursday August 9, 2018
Hickory Hackers Scramble
10:30 am Shotgun Start
Innisbrook GC, Barrie, Ontario
211 Lockhart Road, Barrie, Ontario
This will be a hickory hacker scramble, with groups to be arranged by committee (special requests will be considered).
There will be a trade show and auction, and a buffet dinner to follow (Top Sirloin Roast Beef).
Cost is $85 including golf, power cart and dinner. $30 for dinner only.
To register and pay via PayPal - just browse to http://www.ghsc.ca/GHSC_Paypal_Pay.php and be sure to indicate in the 'Name and what you are paying for' box your name and exactly what your payment is intended to cover.
Click here for details & entry form

Thursday September 13, 2018
Hickory Hackers Scramble
BraeBen GC, Mississauga, Ontario
5700 Terry Fox Way Mississauga, Ontario
This will be a hickory hacker scramble, with groups to be arranged by committee (special requests will be considered).
There will be a trade show, with tables available at no charge. A meal is not included, but may be ordered personally from the menu in the clubhouse.
Cost is $60 including golf and power cart.
To register and pay via PayPal - just browse to http://www.ghsc.ca/GHSC_Paypal_Pay.php and be sure to indicate in the 'Name and what you are paying for' box your name and exactly what your payment is intended to cover.
Click here for details & entry form

September 27-29, 2018
Wisconsin Hickory Open
The Links Course at Lawsonia
Green Lake, Wisconsin
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Early October, 2018
Golf Collectors' Society 48th Annual Meeting & Trade Show
World Golf Hall of Fame
St. Augustine, Florida
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