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Australasian 12 Hole Hickory Cup

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Australasian 12 Hole Hickory Cup

Temporary Format 2021

In order to assure where possible the continuation of the Cup during 2021 and to avoid cancellation of travel arrangements, the Cup will be played in Melbourne with games also played in remote locations both Nationally and Internationally.

YOU ARE INVITED

DATES

Melbourne 30th April 2021 (12 Noon)

The Valley Golf, Sport and Leisure

10b Country Club Drive, Safety Beach 3936

International and remote Australian locations April 16-29 to suit

Results must be registered by 12 noon Est 30th April

Scoring – Stableford utilizing the British Golf Collectors Society handicap coversion rules.

Replica clubs may be used and balls of your choice.

Competitors must have personal insurance and agree in no event to make claim for injury or losss from Organizer/s of the event.

Period dress encouraged – please send photos with results (not compulsory).

Each team is encouraged to include a Professional.

PRIZES:

  • The CUP – best gross winner will receive a same size replica with name engraved.
  • • Gross Runner Up.
  • Men’s Team – best 2 net scores each hole.
  • Men’s Team Runner Up.
  • Women’s Team – best 2 net scores each hole.
  • Women’s Team Runner Up.
  • Professional Purse minimum 4 places depending on the size of the field.

Click here to download the application form.

Annual Hickory Day at Metropolitan Golf Club

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As golf returns and clubs welcome members and visitors back, our hickory enthusiasts were the first to the hit the fairways and enjoy some competition.

Metropolitan Golf Club hosted this 9-hole event and glorious spring weather was enjoyed, as players competed for the Frank Shepherd and Burtta Cheney trophies.

The winner of Frank Shepherd trophy for men was Grant McKay and Kim Hastie on her home course won the women’s Burtta Cheney trophy.

Players enjoyed some delicious snacks and Metropolitan hospitality at the after-golf presentations.

In keeping with tradition President Graeme Ryan came to talk to the group and present the winners with their trophies.

After months of lockdown, it was wonderful to be back enjoying the company of fellow members again.

The Golf Society thanks Metropolitan for a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.

Honorary Secretary Kim Hastie
November 2020

Winners Grant and Kim with President G Ryan

John Trevorrow, Guenter-Oechsle, Max Findlay at Metro GC

Hickory Heroes Christmas Break up day at Woodlands Golf Club

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A good group of regular hickory players and guests participated in the final event for the year at the regular Christmas break up venue Woodlands Golf Club.

With the course in great condition and fine weather, the hickory enthusiasts enjoyed their 9 holes followed by a BBQ dinner.

Garry Bos and Paul Burgess announced the ever consistent Peter Stickley as the winner of the day.

All agreed it was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon to close out the year and we look forward to many more events in 2021.

The Golf Society and hickory coordinator Max Findlay thank Woodlands Golf Club for their hospitality.

Winner Peter Stickley with Garry Bos and Paul Burgess

Rod, Paul & Jamie

2017 Annual Hickory Day

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16 Oct 2017 – Kingston Heath Golf Club

The Society’s Annual Hickory day was held at Kingston Heath Golf Club October 16 playing for the Frank Shepherd and Burtta Cheney Trophies.

A warm spring afternoon saw 20 players, with many wearing clothes of the era, go out with their hickories for our 9 hole event.

With great weather,the Heath in beautiful condition and quick greens, it was a perfect day for playing hickories.

A most enjoyable day closed with refreshments and snacks as Secretary Kim Hastie and President Graeme Ryan made the presentations.

The Golf Society appreciates and thanked the club for their ongoing support and hospitality with this event

Results
Men’s Winner – David Worley
Women’s Winner – Kim Hastie
Longest Drive – Luke Eipper
Nearest the Pin – Rod Hiscox
Guest winners – Terry Thornton and Ros Nicol

Grant McKay, Neil Walker, Cliff George, Matthew Mollica and Terry Thornton

David Kelso with Andrew Thomson and guests Max Yasuda and Shinji Saga

Frank Shepherd winner David Worley with Graeme Ryan

Burtta Cheney winner Kim Hastie

2018 Annual Hickory Day

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09 September 2018 – Kingston Heath Golf Club

The 2018 Annual Hickory day was held at Kingston Heath Golf Club. With the course in great condition it once again proved to be a superb track for playing hickories.

Playing for the Frank Shepherd and Burtta Cheney trophies, a field of 22, played the 9-hole competition with many wearing clothes of the era.

New member Jeffery Anderson scored 17 points off a 6 handicap won the Frank Shepherd and Secretary Kim Hastie successfully defended her title winning the Burtta Cheney trophy.

A most enjoyable day closed with refreshments and snacks as Secretary Kim Hastie and President Graeme Ryan made the presentations.

The Golf Society appreciates and thanks the club for their ongoing support and hospitality with this event.

Results

Men’s Winner – Jeffrey Anderson

Women’s Winner – Kim Hastie

Longest Drive Men – John Cornish

Longest Drive Women – Kim Hastie

Nearest the Pin Men – Jeffrey Anderson

Guest winners – Bradley Tatnell

It is worth noting that several players in the field were playing the following week at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in the 2018 Australian Hickory Shaft Championships. It is the first time this event has been played in Victoria.

This event will be run by our NSW counterparts the Australian Golf Heritage Society with GSA assisting by gaining access to RMGC, securing the tee times, running the competition and providing the hospitality at the presentations.

– Kim Hastie GSA Honorary Secretary

Women’s Winner – Kim Hastie

Men’s Winner – Jeffrey Anderson

Peter Gompertz at the top!

Rod H on the tee.

Style at the Annual Hickory Day

Gillian Ednie on the tee.