Celebrate this Father’s Day with the Gift of Traditional Golf Attire

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Everyone wants to honor their father or father figure in a special way on Father’s Day. The tradition of this holiday in the U.S. began in 1909, when Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, decided she wanted to express her gratitude to her father, William Jackson Smart. That was when she designated the very first […]

Travel to the 19th Century this 2017 National Hickory Championship

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The National Hickory Championship (NHC) is not just a tournament but a historic event that dates back to the late 90s, established as a gathering for golfers who wanted to experience the game the way it was played at the turn of the 19th century. Fun and competitive, the NHC is a chance to test […]

2017 Wyandotte Hickory Golf Scramble

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Pack your Golf Knickers and take out your clubs! Summer has arrived, the sun is out, and the Wyandotte Shores Annual Hickory Scramble is finally here! Tournament Information Running along the stunning Detroit River, the Wyandotte Shores Golf Course is a nine-hole links-style course designed by Matthews & Associates that spans seven miles south of […]

Knickers or Nothin’ –

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  A gathering of friends with Texas size hearts. That is what Matthew Paresky and Corey Rutledge have managed to do with their annual tournament in the heart of Texas. What started out as a way to keeping college friends in touch, has turned in to be a blessing for others. The tournament, Knickers or […]

A Quick Timeline of the Masters

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To pay tribute to one of the greatest players to wear knickers, Kings Cross Knickers would like to share a quick timeline of the Masters, the tournament Bobby Jones founded at his beloved Augusta National Golf Club.   1931 – Construction Begins Tournament co-founders Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts decide to buy the old Fruitland property in […]

A History of Golf Knickers

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Golf knickers harken back to a golden age of golf. The days of Bobby Jones, Walter Hagan, and Gene Sarazan. If people consider them “vintage,” “retro,” or “classic,” well, that’s because they are. Walter Hagan’s KnickersThese short pants (or knickerbockers, “plus fours”, breeches, etc.) have been around since at least the 17th century, when Dutch […]