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Is the local 2010 golf season finally over? What a difference a day makes.

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Categories: GolfGolf LifeHackers

I’ve played some form of golf for the last three days here in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Golf on December 12, 13 & 14 (9, 18, 18).  Those may be the last rounds of the year though.  Yesterday the course was green and today it is covered in snow.

Left: Yesterday - Right: Today

Last year the final round was 12/6. The next time I played a round of golf was the day after the 2010 PGA Merchandise show in Orlando, two months later.

It is nice to play golf this time of year, barring freezing to death.  Those few rounds will help come spring, when the swing has gone “x” weeks in hibernation.  I’m fairly satisfied with the scores from the three rounds, 37, 77, 77.  When I have 40 layers of clothing which restrict swing flexibility,  and my hands are freezing, shooting any score in the 70’s is good in my book.

Next tournament, 2010 Christmas Classic

Last year I won my first Christmas Classic tournament championship.  I’ve been happily carrying around the trophy for a year and I’m looking forward to becoming the first ever player to successfully defend this championship.

Spammer banned

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Categories: Site News

A small note to the spammer at IP address who has been flooding my comments with spam links to Moncler products.

You’ve been banned.

Your IP is now blocked on my server.  Of course, my writing this to you is pointless since you’re banned and can’t get to this web site or any of the 30 others on my server now.

And I’m going to go ahead and say this, for those searching for Moncler on the web, Moncler products suck.

Annika Sorenstam’s family about to become a foursome

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Categories: LPGA TourMiscellaneous

Annika Sorenstam announced today that she’s going to have a 2nd baby:

Mike and I are happy to share that our family will be a foursome by early summer. Ava is ready to be a big sister.

HOG congrats to Annika and Mike.

Vino Solo

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Categories: Golf LifeGolf LifestyleReviews

Yet another classic case of the tough golf writing gig I have.  Today’s tough test is to evaluate Vino Solo, a “wine on the go” concept recently launch by KDM Global Partners.

What is Vino Solo?

Vino Solo is a small (187ml) bottle of wine, which comes with its own drinking flute (drinking glass).  For reference, a standard wine bottle is 750ml.  The bottle, cap and flute come as one very light and conveniently sized package which is great for 1-2 servings of wine on the go.


Acer XF Titanium Driver

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, December 13th, 2010
Categories: Golf ClubsGolf GearReviews

Acer XF Black Driver - click to view larger version

Recently I pointed out that all white putters and all black drivers are the rage in golf equipment right now.  I’m still waiting for all purple with green polka dots to come into vogue, then I’ll be happy.  Until then, black will work just fine.

Acer XF Titanium Driver

If you’re looking for a new all black driver, take a look at the Acer XF Titanium driver by Hireko Golf.  Like the white putter article previously posted, this is a cost-effective way to jump on the black driver bandwagon, but the performance level is that of drivers costing up to $300 more than the $99 sticker price.


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