A Ryder Cup without fans?

Member Opinion – by Jim Davis The 2020 Ryder Cup is scheduled for Sept 25 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc. As of now, reports Golf Digest and other news sources, the PGA is considering holding the event without fans. That is something to ponder. Is the event a spectator sport, or a golf match? No doubt the fans and […]

Share your GHS passion for golf history and hickory golf

GHS member James Kaiser works from his home in Louisville, Ky., where he is thinking about all things golf, especially his friends and colleagues in the Society. Not one to sit still, Kaiser likes teaching (when social distancing will next allow) and playing golf with pre-1900 equipment and gutty balls. He’s a regular at such events as you will find […]

I was Arnold Palmer’s doorman!

Astoundingly True Story! (Quick note – the following Arnie story was published in the September 2008 edition of The Bulletin. Your debonair Executive Director and friend John Crow Miller, were on hand at the opening of the Arnold Palmer Center at the USGA. The tale below is told in Pete’s characteristic style of good humor and good sense.) By Pete […]

George Nicoll Viking Series

Erie L. Flad (The Second) writes about his George Nicoll Viking Series hickory clubs. This story was inspired by Matt Dodds’ submission to The Golf, No. 5, Autumn 2019, regarding his set of Nicoll Precision Irons. I was never much of a golfer in my youth. I played a few times with my Dad when I was in my early […]

Spending more time at home, eh? Let’s start something

Yeah, the spread of this dang virus has cut deeply into society. No need to make light of it. It’s a serious matter. But, if, as I suspect, many of you are under orders to “shelter in place,” a term that is just plain wrong, by the way, then how about you take a moment to impress your GHS compadres […]