GOLF HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

This calendar covers all upcoming golf historical events in Canada and the USA 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.


2019

February 8 – 10, 2019
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 8th, 12 Noon – 6PM
Saturday 9th, 10AM – 5PM
Sunday 10th, 10AM – 4PM
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 15-16, 2019
Columbus Golf Collectibles Show
Embassy Suites
Dublin, Ohio
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February 22-24, 2019
Arizona Desert Hickory Classic
Pebblebrook and Grandview Golf Clubs
Sun City West, Arizona
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March 21-23, 2019
Onion Creek Hickory Classic
Onion Creek GC
Austin, Texas
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Sunday March 31, 2019
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 31st 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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May 2-4, 2019
Southern 4-Ball Hickory Championship
Highland Park Golf Course
Birmingham, Alabama
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May 10-11, 2019
Whistling Straits Hickory Challenge
Whistling Straits Golf Course
Kohler, Wisconsin
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May 18-19, 2019
Mid American Hickory Open
Soangetaha Country Club
Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday May 23, 2019 - 11 am start
First Event 2019 Ontario Hickory Tour
Mystic GC, Ancaster, Ontario
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-LOCATED TO MYSTIC GC DUE TO WET CONDITIONS PREVENTING THE USE OF CARTS AT OAK GABLES.
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. The Ontario Hickory Tour 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 Mystic will be $50 with cart; carts are required due to the way the course is laid out.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.
Please see the Ontario Hickory Tour home page for details re equipment guidelines, scoring, rules, etc.

Sunday May 26, 2019
GHSC Eastern Hickory Dickory Doc Event
Garrison Golf and Curling Club, Kingston, Ontario
Contact Bob West bobwest47421@gmail.com for further information.

Thursday May 30, 2019
Hickory Scramble Event
Cambridge GC, Cambridge, Ontario
This will be a hickory scramble event for GHSC members and guests. Trade show tables are available at no charge.
There will be a buffet dinner to follow.
Cost is $85, including golf, power cart, steak dinner, and prizes. Extra dinners available at $30.
ENTRY DEADLINE - May 23rd, 2019
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.
Contact Lorne Emery with any questions at lorne.emery9945@gmail.com / 519-222-9945
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Tuesday June 11 2019 - 9am to 11 am arrival, tee times from 11 am on
East-West Challenge & Hickory Scramble
Port Hope GCC, Port Hope, Ontario
This will be a chance for Eastern and Western GHSC members to meet and compete in hickory golf match play. There will also be scramble, for those who prefer that format.
Cost is $80, including golf, cart, dinner and prizes. Extra dinners available at $33.
The day will start with a trade show (tables available at no charge), followed by golf with scheduled tee times from 11 am on. 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).
Click here for details & entry form

Wednesday June 19, 2019 - 10:30 am start
Second Event 2019 Ontario Hickory Tour
Woodstock Meadows 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. The Ontario Hickory Tour 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 Woodstock Meadows will be $25 walking, $37 with cart for those over 55; under 55 $43 with cart.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.
Please see the Ontario Hickory Tour home page for details re equipment guidelines, scoring, rules, etc.

June 20-22, 2019
U.S. Hickory Open
Belvedere GC
Charlevoix, Michigan
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July 12-14, 2019
Heart of America Hickory Championship
Bright-Grandview GC
Des Moines, Iowa
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July 19-21, 2019
Gearhart Hickory Classic
Gearhart Golf Links
Gearhart, Oregon
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Friday July 26, 2019 - 10 am start
Third Event 2019 Ontario Hickory Tour
Wildwinds Golf Links, Fergus, 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. The Ontario Hickory Tour 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 Wildwinds will be $35 walking, $45 with cart.
Contact hickorytour@ghsc.ca to register or with any questions.
Please see the Ontario Hickory Tour home page for details re equipment guidelines, scoring, rules, etc.

Saturday August 3, 2019 - 1 pm Arrival
100th Anniversary Event
Midland GCC, Midland, Ontario
9536 Penetanguishene Rd, Midland, Ontario
This will be an anniversary celebration event, with GHSC members playing in groups along with Midland members, using hickory clubs provided by the GHSC.
This event is now fully subscribed. A waiting list will be established in the event cancellations occur.
Contact David Burgess with any questions at dab0914@hotmail.com

Sunday August 4, 2019 - 12:30 pm Arrival
100th Anniversary Event
Muskoka Lakes GCC, Port Carling, Ontario
1072 Shamrock Rd, Port Carling, Ontario
This will be an anniversary celebration event, with GHSC members playing in groups along with Muskoka members, using hickory clubs provided by the GHSC.
This event is now fully subscribed. A waiting list will be established in the event cancellations occur.
Contact David Burgess with any questions at dab0914@hotmail.com

August 9-10, 2019
Foxburg Hickory Championship
Foxburg Country Club
Foxburg, Pennsylvania
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August 10 2019
Michiana Hickory Open and Trade Fair
South Bend Country Club
South Bend, Indiana
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August 12-13 2019
Annual Hickory Golf Road Trip
Northern Alberta
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August 14-16 2019
Canadian Open Hickory Championship
The Legends Golf and Country Club
53541 Range Road 232, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8A 4V2
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Sunday August 18, 2019
GHSC Eastern "West vs. The Rest" Event
Napanee Golf and Country Club, Napanee, Ontario
Details to follow.

September 5-7, 2019
Wisconsin Hickory Open
The Links Course at Lawsonia
Green Lake, Wisconsin
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Friday-Saturday Sept. 6-7, 2019
Ontario Hickory Open
Niagara-on-the-Lake GC
This will be a 27 hole tournament, with 9 holes on Friday and 18 holes on Saturday, followed by a lunch. The event will be handicapped, with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Net and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gross.
Cost is $175 for 27 holes of golf with cart, lunch, welcome gifts, and prizes. $35 for extra meals without golf.
Email Stan Lapidus with any questions: stan.Lapidus@rogers.com
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, and your handicap.
Entries will close on Aug. 1st, 2019
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September 6-8, 2019
McNabb Cup
Muskegon CC / White Lake GC
Muskegon, Michigan
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September 13-14 2019
Iowa Hickory Classic
Hyperion Field Club
Johnston, Iowa
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September 21-22 2019
Glenmoor Hickory Open
Glenmoor CC
Canton, Ohio
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Sunday September 22, 2019
100th Anniversary Event
Glendale Golf and Country Club
401 Mt Albion Rd, Hamilton, Ontario
FORMAT: 4 person Scramble event with Glendale Members in each foursome
Period attire encouraged on course - NO auction at this event
Please bring extra sets of hickory golf clubs for use by Glendale Members.
$40 entry fee for golf, cart, lunch and prizes
There is no dinner, but there will be appetizers after golf. This will allow people travelling to get home at a reasonable time.
This event is now fully subscribed. A waiting list will be established in the event cancellations occur.
Click here for details & entry form

Monday October 7, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30 am arrival, 11 am shotgun start
City of Toronto Parks & Recreation Hickory Golf Tournament
Humber Valley Golf Course
40 Beattie Avenue, Etobicoke, Ontario

This event will follow a 4 person scramble format, with one GHSC member playing with each team, the remainder being made up of City of Toronto registrants. Period attire is encouraged on the course. Please bring extra sets of hickory golf clubs.
The golf course, designed by Stanley Thompson in 1921, was located along the west bank of the Humber River in Rexdale. Until the mid-1950's the name "Humber Valley Golf Course" referred to a semi-private golf course located on the west bank of the Humber River. In March 1958, Metro Toronto opened the new Humber Valley Golf Course.
Cost is $70, including golf, cart, snack, dinner (chicken filet, potatoes, veggies & salad) and prizes
GHSC member participation limited to the first 20 paid registrations received.
A waiting list will be established should there be additional space.
Email Dave Blocksidge with any questions or concerns: creekor@gmail.com
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.
Click here for details & entry form