Hickory Golf Association

45th Heart of America Hickory Championship

July 08, 2022 - July 10, 2022
Bright-Grandview Golf Course - Des Moines, Iowa
The Heart of America is the oldest continuously held hickory tournament in the world. Originated in 1978 by GCS President and Iowa resident Warren “Ole” Olsen, the players in this long-standing tournament are a literal “who’s who” in the playing of modern hickory golf and traditions. The only practice facility at Grandview is a putting green.

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 8, 2022: 9:00 am Early Registration. Practice round tee times begin at 10:00 am and continue throughout the day. Call the pro shop at 515-248-6301 to schedule your round. Mention “hickory.”

Friday Evening: 7:00 – 10:00 pm: Reception and dinner, cash bar at the clubhouse. Free trade tables for trading, bragging, selling, and just showing off.

Saturday, July 9, 2022: 9:00 am Registration. 10:00 am Tee times begin for competition

Saturday Evening: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Tourney Reception & Dinner at Grandview Clubhouse. Free trade tables and an alcohol cash bar will be available.

Sunday, July 10, 2020: 7:00am: Coffee/rolls and wake-up. 8:00am Shotgun Start for all Divisions.

Sunday: Awards and Plaudits after completion of golf and pizza/salad buffet for all.