The New Hampshire Hickory Golf Association is inviting Hickory Golfers from New England and beyond to play in the Inaugural White Mountain Hickory Classic. The event will take place on Saturday, July 8th at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in beautiful Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. This historic course opened for play in 1915 and was designed by Donald Ross.

Format: Men’s and Ladies’ Divisions, Stableford Scoring, Gross and Net. SoHG or USGA Hcps required for Net Prizes.

 

Play: Men – play from the White Tees which will play at 5,600 yards. Ladies –  play from the Red Tees which will play at approximately 5,000 yards.

Period dress is highly encouraged for this event, but is not mandatory. We ask that you refrain from wearing a baseball cap or shorts. “Modern” attire is acceptable (dockers or dress pants with collared shirt). Include a flat cap and you look and feel vintage. Lastly, if you know of someone who would like to give Hickory Golf a try, loaner sets will be available upon advanced request.

Awards: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, Gross and Net Stableford point system.  Gross and Net score winners will be named joint White Mountain Hickory Classic Champions.  Ladies – award structure based on number of players. Prizes sponsored by the White Birch Inn of North Conway.

Registration: 10AM, with tee times to start at 10:30AM sharp.

Entry Fee: $85 per person. Includes golf, cart, range balls and awards.

Application Form: The participant registration form can be downloaded here [coming soon].

Application Deadline: June 24, 2017

July is a busy month in the White Mountains as there are many outdoor activities and tourist attractions in and around the White Mountain National Forest. Those planning to stay a night or two should book their lodging accommodations quickly. The Omni Mount Washington has several lodging options available. You can book your stay at the resort via their website. (https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/bretton-woods-mount-washington) For those who seek the “hustle and bustle” of North Conway, may we suggest the Hickory Golfer friendly and event sponsor, White Birch Inn. Rooms have been blocked off for the weekend of July 8th and there is a 10% discount for those playing in the event. Please call 603-730-5267 to book directly. (www.whitebirchinnnh.com)

Additional Golden Era Jazz Event:

If 18 holes of Hickory Golf isn’t enough of the “Roaring 20s” for you, the Mt Washington Resort is hosting a Golden Era Jazz festival that runs all weekend long (July 7th – 9th). The flyer for this event can be found here for those who would like to partake.

Contact:

Your contact for this event is Jim Pucci: pucci23@gmail.com