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Dean DiBerardino left a comment for Tom Quarton
"Welcome Thomas! Looking forward, as always, to playing some golf with you in the CHGA!"
9 hours ago
David Allen Kubly left a comment for Tom Quarton
"Welcome Tom to the best Hickory Association and even a better group of golfers. Dave Kubly"
10 hours ago
Tom Quarton is now a member of The Carolina Hickory Golf Association
10 hours ago
David Allen Kubly replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Final Call for the Cradle!
"Richard, I have hotel reservations for Thursday and Friday. Right now it looks to be colder than last year. I so much would like to join everyone, but I don't think I'm going to play. Sorry and hope to see everyone soon. Dave"
14 hours ago
Ellis S. Nelson replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Final Call for the Cradle!
"The forecast has been all over the place but it will be cold for sure. Hopefully, a decision will be made by Thursday morning. Stay warm & safe. Ellis "New Guy" Nelson"
16 hours ago
Profile IconEllis S. Nelson and Gordon Preddy are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Return to 7 Lakes at 7 Lakes Golf Club

March 25, 2022 from 11:30am to 5pm
The response and feedback (and lunch) was so outstanding that we're going back to 7 Lakes in March.  $47 gets you everything including lunch and a beer!Tee times will start at 11:36.  We have 7 times...but if we go over a bit they'll allow us to play 5's as long as we keep up.See More
16 hours ago
Gordon Preddy is attending Richard Schmidt's event

2nd Annual Carolinas Hickory Open at Tryon Country Club

June 23, 2022 to June 25, 2022
Stroke play, CHGA Open Championship2 Days of Medal play at Tryon Country Club scheduled for Friday and Saturday - tee times 9am.Practice rounds available on Thursday.  Rates will include rounds of golf, lunches both days of competition, all snacks and refreshments (incl beer).  Rate TBA.See More
18 hours ago
Profile IconGaja Bliudzius, Peter Bliudzius, Gordon Preddy and 2 other members are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Return to Aiken Golf Club at Aiken Golf Club

February 25, 2022 from 10am to 3pm
Day 2 of our Palmetto two-fer finds us at Aiken Golf Club.  This is one of the oldest continuous operating golf clubs on the east coast and those that have played it will attest to it being one of the best hickory venues anywhere.We will tee off friday morning starting at 10:10 and have 6 tee times reserved.  Rate including cart will be in the $40 range, which is a steal!As always RSVP on the events tab.  Once we hit 24 we will go on a wait list.See More
19 hours ago
Profile IconGaja Bliudzius, Peter Bliudzius, Gordon Preddy and 2 other members are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Camden Country Club - incredible 'get'! at Camden Country Club

February 24, 2022 from 11am to 4pm
Day1 of our two-fer in the Palmetto State finds us at Camden Country Club.  This Donald Ross classic and private club has us teeing off at 11 am.  Our numbers are capped a bit.  We have slots for 24 players.  $50 gets your round, cart and range balls.This is a truly rare opportunity to play this wonderful 1920 Ross track in the manner in which most of us believe it was meant to be played.Snack bar and halfway house will be available and takes cash.Sign up now on the RSVP tab.  We will go on a…See More
19 hours ago
Lang Willie Engelson replied to Richard Schmidt's discussion Final Call for the Cradle!
"Wx looks marginal to Lang Willie. Will decide tomorrow. Far and sure and very cold. Willie"
22 hours ago
Profile IconBob McDermott and JIM DAVIS are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Rock the Cradle! at Pinehurst Country Club - The Cradle

January 28, 2022 from 10am to 2pm
18 holes of short course fun on Pinehursts' iconic Cradle.  We are a go for our opening event of the 2022 season!  Friday January 28th we will go off in a shotgun at 10am sharp.  We are limited obviously to 9 tee times; but they will let us sneak in a few 5 somes.  So first 40 will get a slot.  Sign up quickly - after we reach 40, we will go on a wait list.Rate TBD - as we have a bunch of PCC members, we will be getting the accompanied guest rate.  I would also like everyone to limit the amount…See More
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Bob Ubbing posted a discussion

Roommate opportunity in Aiken.

Fellow hickory players for February 25/26 event.I have a Thursday night room reservation in Aiken at the Country Inn and Suites (8.2 rating).  It is for a room with two queen beds.  Looking for a roommate to split the reservation costs with me, half of $83.78 includes breakfast etc.You can email me direct at Bubbing@nc.rr.com or respond here.preference given to someone playing in Camden too and living in the Southern Pines area that can ride share in my vehicle for the entire round trip.Bob…See More
yesterday
Gordon Preddy is attending Richard Schmidt's event

Peg it at Piney Point at Piney Point Golf Club

April 8, 2022 from 10:30am to 3pm
18 holes of Hickory Golf at Piney Point Golf Club in Norwood, NC (off Lake Tillery, near Mt. Gilead). Member Peter Bliudzius recently visited Piney Point and highly recommended that we make a trip.  Redone greens, an easy walk, good layout, nice people and a great rate has secured us a date in April - which is a tough get around the Sandhills and elsewhere.$35 gets us round/cart (if wanted), range and lunch!  Tee times will start @ 10:30.  This will be our first visit but Lang Willie has…See More
yesterday
Richard Schmidt posted discussions
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Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Return to Aiken Golf Club
"Eric Carrier reserved spot for JJ Jackson.   Tom Quarton in field (guest of Dean and Mike Kain)."
yesterday
Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Camden Country Club - incredible 'get'!
"Tom Quarton has spot reserved via Dean and Mike Kain"
yesterday
Richard Schmidt commented on Richard Schmidt's event Camden Country Club - incredible 'get'!
"Eric Carrier reserved spot for JJ Jackson - Eric not in attendance."
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Tom Patterson updated their profile
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Profile IconEric J. Carrier and Michael Brewer are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Camden Country Club - incredible 'get'! at Camden Country Club

February 24, 2022 from 11am to 4pm
Day1 of our two-fer in the Palmetto State finds us at Camden Country Club.  This Donald Ross classic and private club has us teeing off at 11 am.  Our numbers are capped a bit.  We have slots for 24 players.  $50 gets your round, cart and range balls.This is a truly rare opportunity to play this wonderful 1920 Ross track in the manner in which most of us believe it was meant to be played.Snack bar and halfway house will be available and takes cash.Sign up now on the RSVP tab.  We will go on a…See More
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Profile IconEric J. Carrier and Bob Georgiade are attending Richard Schmidt's event

Return to Aiken Golf Club at Aiken Golf Club

February 25, 2022 from 10am to 3pm
Day 2 of our Palmetto two-fer finds us at Aiken Golf Club.  This is one of the oldest continuous operating golf clubs on the east coast and those that have played it will attest to it being one of the best hickory venues anywhere.We will tee off friday morning starting at 10:10 and have 6 tee times reserved.  Rate including cart will be in the $40 range, which is a steal!As always RSVP on the events tab.  Once we hit 24 we will go on a wait list.See More
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Final Call for the Cradle! 3 Replies

Last call for this friday's event at the Cradle.  Plenty of spots.I'll be closing the field on wednesday.  However....it looks like rain and pretty darn cold.  If that forecast holds, we will try to…Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt. Last reply by David Allen Kubly 14 hours ago.

Roommate opportunity in Aiken.

Fellow hickory players for February 25/26 event.I have a Thursday night room reservation in Aiken at the Country Inn and Suites (8.2 rating).  It is for a room with two queen beds.  Looking for a…Continue

Started by Bob Ubbing yesterday.

South Carolina 2 fer field is fully subscribed!

Amazing response to the SC 2 fer.  We are officially on a wait list.  Don't let that dissuade you from signing up however.  We always have late drops - AND based on the numbers of folks that continue…Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt yesterday.

South Carolina Two Fer! 2 Days of Golf in the Palmetto State 5 Replies

In a continuing effort to keep the hickory experience for CHGA members fresh and interesting, we are conducting a 2 day event in the Palmetto State February 24&25.  Day 1 has us teeing it up at…Continue

Started by Richard Schmidt. Last reply by Kim Mansfield on Friday.

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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 — 1 Comment

 
 
 

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