Afton Golf Club hosting first Hickory Classic

AFTON Afton Golf Club owner Guy Dawson is bringing is love of golf history to the course Friday, Oct. 10 through Sunday, Oct. 12 for the First Annual Hickory Classic.

A collector of golf antiques and someone who has traveled often to play in Ireland and Scotland Dawson is conducting a tournament in which every player will play with authentic hickory-shafted golf clubs, and will use replica mesh-dimpled golf balls from the 1900s. I found a company in California that rents sets of hickory clubs, and I ordered 40 sets to rent for this tournament, Dawson said.

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