The Hickory Grail is the oldest international hickory match in golf, and is conducted under the auspices of the British Golf Collectors Society.
The match is in the Ryder Cup format between the United States and Europe. The Hickory Grail was founded in 2000 by the American Ralph Livingston III, hickory pioneer and Tom Stewart expert, and Scottish David Hamilton, one of today's premier golf historians.
Final results EU 15 – US 13
The Hickory Grail stays in Europe! Europe took 7 points in the singles matches for a total of 15 points.
Total wins of the Grail are now even! More information to come...
DAY 3 - FRIDAY
SINGLES, JUBILEE COURSE
3/2 Ingvar Ritzén VS Ross Hays
Steve Oswald VS John C Miller 2/1
Jenny Hunt VS Matt Dodds 4/2
Jonas Fack VS Marty Joy 3/2
Henrik Peyron VS Peter Flory 2/1
4/3 Mikael Martinsson VS Jerry Esselman
A/S Willie Tanner VS Rick Wolffe A/S
7/5 Olle Dahlgren VS Curt Sampson
2/0 Tony Hunt VS Chris Deinlein
A/S Chris Walker VS Mark WehringA/S
Nigel Notley VS Dave Brown 1/0
2/1 Niel Gascoigne VS Scott McAllister
Jörgen Isberg VS Rick Woeckener 2/1
7/5 Ben Burrows VS Breck Speed
DAY 2 - THURSDAY
FOURBALLS, THE OLD COURSE, PAIRINGS
EU / US
2/1 Neil Gascoigne / Ingvar Ritzén VS Rick Woeckener / Scott McAllister
2/1 Claes Armå / Jonas Fack VS Ross Hays / Marty Joy
A/S Henrik Peyron / Olle Dahlgen VS Peter Flory / Jerry Esselman A/S
A/S Mikael Martinsson / Chris Walker VS Dave Brown / Curt Sampson A/S
2/1 Erik Brändström / Stefan Kjell VS John Crow Miller / Mark Wehring
Jenny Hunt / Tony Hunt VS Breck Speed / Chris Deinlein 2/0
A/S Ben Burrows / Willie Tanner VS Rick Wolffe / Matt Dodds A/S
DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY
FOURSOMES, THE NEW COURSE, PAIRINGS
EU / US
A/S Claes Armå / Stefan Kjell VS Peter Flory / John Crow Miller A/S
Jörgen Isberg / Jenny Hunt VS Rick Woeckener / Matt Dodds 1/0
Jonas Fack / Mikael Martinsson VS Ross Hayes / Jerry Esselman 2/1
4/2 Neil Gascoigne / Steve Oswald VS Marty Joy / Dave Brown
2/1 Ben Burrows / Carolyn Kirk VS Chris Deinlein / Rick Wolffe
Erik Brändström / Ian Hislop VS Mark Wehring / Breck Speed 6/5
1/0 Ingvar Ritzén / Nigel Notley VS Scott McAllister / Curt Sampson
After a most thrilling and even match the strong European Team have managed to retain the cup once again led by captain Nigel Notley and vice captain Jonas Fack. Europe will have the honour of defending the Grail when the next match will be played in 2023 at Belvedere GC, Michigan!
The Victorious European Team 20121 from left: Erik Brändström, Henrik Peyron, Jörgen Isberg, Jenny Hunt, Jonas Fack, Neil Gascoigne, Stefan Kjell, Clas Armå, Ben Burrows, Ian Hislop, Carolyn Kirk, Ingvar Ritzén, Nigel Notley, Steve Oswald, Willie Tanner and Chris Walker.
Tony Hunt, Mikael Martinsson, Olle Dahlgren, not in picture.