2024 dates are yet to be finalized. See 2023 information below.


Hello Hickory Golfers,

The 9th annual 2023 Vermont Hickory Scotch Foursome tournament will be held, at the scenic 1935 Copley Golf Course in Morrisville, Vermont.

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2023

Location: Copley Golf Club, Morrisville, Vermont

Application Deadline: May 14, 2023 or contact tournament committee.

Equipment: Hickory shafted clubs manufactured before 1935 or reproductions of same approved by SOHG. There is no limit to the number of clubs. Players may share clubs during tournament play. Cell phones and/or distance measuring devices are not permitted during play.

Format: 18-hole competition between 2-person teams. Play will be conducted with all teams playing in the same flight without reference to handicaps. Tees appropriate to age or gender of players to be used accordingly. We have found that the great levelling factor is the alternate shot format. There will be 3 divisions playing the following tees. Open division = White-Blue. Senior division = White-White. Statesmen division = Gold-White. Womens division = Red-Red. Based on your division of play, make sure you play the correct tees. The correct colored tees will be noted on your Tournament Card and will be handed out at the first Tee box. The Overall championship to be decided by sudden death shootout following play, foursomes format, with the winning team playing against ties, or in the event of no ties the first-place team competing against the second-place team. The tournament will be played in the Scotch Foursome format. In Scotch foursomes, both players on a side tee off. Players A and B each hit a drive, the better of the two drives is selected, and then A and B play alternate shot until the ball is holed. Who hits the second shot? The player whose drive was not selected. If A’s drive is the one the team decides to use, then B plays the second stroke. Women are encouraged to form or join teams, either as all women or co-ed, teams. Women will compete from the forward tees. In the case of a coed team, her partner will compete from the tee appropriate to his age.

Awards: First and Second Place Trophy Awards for both team players.
Players are responsible for forming their own teams and submitting completed applications that include both players along with a Team Name.
For players losing a partner to unexpected emergencies, or for players without a partner, the tournament committee will make every effort to help. There will be a Group Photo prior to the tournament start. All awards will be given out after play is concluded.

Entry Fees:
Entry fee: $50 / player; $100 / team
Non-playing spouse or significant other for daily food service: $15
Hickory Club Rental Fee: $ 40.00
Note: If players wish to play a Friday practice round they must make their own arrangements with the Copley Golf Club. Practice Round Fees: 9 holes: $15.00. 18 Holes: $23.00. Cart fees: 18 holes $13.00, 9 holes $9.00. Payable to Copley Golf Club.

Checks should be made payable to the Vermont Hickory Golf Association. To pay via PayPal send funds to vermonthickorygolf@gmail.com

Completed forms should be mailed to:
Thomas Wawrzeniak
Treasurer, Vermont Hickory Golf Association
123 River Bend Meadow Drive
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Contact Information:
Tom Wawrzeniak: twarsaw1@gmail.com

Tournament Itinerary:
9:30am = Group photos and tournament rules
10:00am = 1st Tee Time assignments
1:030pm = Finish
2:00pm: Championship between flights (sudden death)
2:30pm = Box Lunch and awards
Water, fruit and protein bars will be available at the turn

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