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Two weeks from today I golf with Super Bowl champ Michael Strahan!

Written by: Tony Korologos a.k.a. mediaguru | Friday, May 23rd, 2008
Categories: Golf MediaMiscellaneousSite News

Michael StrahanBoy am I stoked! As part of the media team at the Pro Sports Celebrity Golf Challenge I get to play in the pro-am the day before the tournament, which is two weeks from today. I’ll be playing a round of golf with none other than 2008 Super Bowl Champion Michael Strahan of the New York Giants! This superstar NFL player could crush me with his pinkie toe.

Here’s some info on my soon to be new golf pal:

“One of the finest defensive ends in football during his 15–year career, Strahan holds the NFL record for sacks in a single season with 22.5 and is the all-time sack leader for the NY Giants with 132.5. He was a key member of the 2008 Super Bowl Champion NY Giants. He has received numerous awards, including NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the AP in 2001 and 7 Pro Bowl selections. He also co-wrote his autobiography Inside the Helmet: Life as a Sunday Afternoon Warrior.”

Pro Sports Team Challenge 2008About the Team Challenge

The Team Challenge is going to be an amazing event, pitting four teams from all the major sports (football, hockey, baseball and basketball) against each other.

I have a previous blog post which covers the concept of the Team Challenge so go check it out.


Hooked On Golf Blog #1 in Google

Written by: Tony Korologos a.k.a. mediaguru | Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
Categories: Site News

HOG has been #1 in Google search results for numerous items, for short periods of time. In 2007 when TaylorMade came out with the new Burner driver, HOG had #1 and #2 slots even above TaylorMade’s own web site. The same has happened with Nike and their square drivers, HOG #1 and Nike #2. Sometimes I’ve got info posted here on golf companies before their larger corporate gears can churn out a web page on their sites.

Today I was googling and typed in “golf blog.” I was happy to find HOG in 1st position. HOG has been #2, so to speak, for a good year or two. So at least for this second, maybe not in five minutes, but for now, “we’re #1!” 🙂

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OtterBox 3500 Waterproof Case Review

Written by: Tony Korologos a.k.a. mediaguru | Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
Categories: CigarsGolf AccessoriesReviews

OtterBox 3500 caseOtterBox is a very hip company which makes waterproof cases for iPhones, Blackberries, iPods, PDA’s, GPA’s, ammo, cigars and more. They also make generic cases for general use or storage of miscellaneous items. Today I’m covering the OtterBox 3500 waterproof case, which is in the general category.

3500 Overview

The OtterBox 3500 case is roughly 9x5x4 inches. It is made of super strong plastic which will protect the contents from being crushed, smashed, compromised etc. There are two heavy duty latches which close the case securely. The case is sealed with a rubber gasket and is air tight, providing protection from water, dust, dirt, insects, nuclear blasts etc. OK I threw in the nuclear blast comment as a joke but I wouldn’t be surprised if that was actually the case.

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Hidden Valley Farms All Natural Golf Soap

Written by: Tony Korologos a.k.a. mediaguru | Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
Categories: Golf AccessoriesReviews

hidden valley natural golf soapRunning a golf blog sometimes calls for some odd activities, like taking pictures of soap. I just took pictures of my soap in my shower. I’m pretty sure that no other golfers out there have taken pictures of their soap.

Hidden Valley Farms All Natural Golf Soap

I get a lot of golf equipment and deliveries for review. One day, my deliveries smelled really good. I tore into the box and discovered my case of Hidden Valley All Natural Golf Soaps, which brought my home up to a new level of smelling good. I put the box and various soap bars on display in my pad and it was like adding the best selling air freshener in the world to every room. Eventually I finally broke down and actually cracked open the unique wrappers and started using it. I’m hooked.

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Tiger’s return

Written by: Tony Korologos a.k.a. mediaguru | Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
Categories: PGA TourTiger Woods

Tiger Woods has announced that he plans to return to the PGA Tour for the Buick, which starts on June 26th.


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