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Black Friday Golf Shopping Suggestions And Discount Codes

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, November 25th, 2011
Categories: GolfGolf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf EquipmentGolf GearGolf LifeGolf LifestyleMiscellaneous

I’m NOT one of the crazy ones who gets up at midnight and shops on black Friday.  I usually wait until December 24th to do my golf Christmas shopping.  But for those of you HOG readers who are shopping for golfers on your Christmas list, here are a few suggestions I have for you, featuring friends of HOG.  These are my personal suggestions and I have not been asked, or paid to post these.

sumi-g50% OFF orders from Sumi-G

As you may know, Sumi-G is one of my favorite companies. They make the BEST head covers in the world, fantastic belts, and a variety of golf bags unmatched anywhere.  Plus they have many other accessories.  Sumi-G is offering a 50% off discount in the Sumi-G online store with the coupon code: Holiday11.

20% off orders from Tattoo Golf

Tattoo Golf is one of the all time best HOG supporters and buddies.  I have everything imaginable from Tattoo golf from killer golf skull shirts to awesome golf skull bags, to putter covers and more.  Get 20% off from the Tattoo Golf online shop with the code: blkfri.

10% additional discount at Frogger Golf

My buddies at Frogger Golf make the best golf brush in the universe, and the killer dual layer Amphibian Towels.  Get an additional 10% off from the Frogger Golf online shop with the code: FROGGERFANS.

There you have some fun discounts for golf shopping.  I’m off to watch my Utah Utes play the final football home game of the season today.  Adios.


Review: Prazza micro-chipped electronic golf ball location system

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, November 7th, 2011
Categories: GolfGolf AccessoriesGolf ClubsGolf GearReviews
Prazza Golf Ball Radar System

Prazza Golf Ball Radar System - click to zoom

The Prazza golf ball locator could be the Hooked On Golf Blog golf gadget of the year for 2011.

About The Prazza Golf Ball Finder

The Prazza golf ball location system comes from some brainiacs in the Netherlands.  The setup is comprised of two components, the ball and the ball tracker.

The Tracker

The locator device, or tracker, gives a visual direction to the ball in the form of arrows on the unit’s screen, and also vibrates in the searching golfer’s hand more and more as he gets closer to the soon to be formerly lost spheroid.  The device uses RFID, or active radio frequency identification to find the ball.  Balls within around 100 yards pop up on the tracker, and the unit can even find a ball submerged in water up to eight inches.

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New Video: Prazza Golf Ball Finder – You MUST see this!

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, November 6th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf EquipmentGolf GearGolf VideosSite News

Prazza golf ball finderI’ve reviewed about 4,578,093 golf gadgets and I must say, not many can top this one.  The Prazza golf ball radar unit is a system which comes with golf balls equipped with transmitters inside, which can be located by a hand held device which give the golfer visual and vibration feedback which enables the player to find his ball, ANYWHERE.  It will even find a ball in water.

I’ll be doing a more detailed review of the Prazza golf ball finder soon, but had to share this video as soon as I had it posted to the HOG/TGS YouTube channel:


Bugle Long Life Tee

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, October 27th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews
Bugle Tee

Bugle Tee - click for more

I’m in a tee’d off mood this week, with my 2nd golf tee review in a row!  Today I’m talking about the Bugle Long Life Tee.

Overview

Bugle Tee is a two piece tee which has a hard plastic tip on the ground end, and a soft, flexible rubber top.  The shape of the flexible rubber is obviously where the Bugle Tee gets its name.

Advantages

The first advantage, and perhaps most valuable to me, is the ability to tee the ball at a consistent height.  This is achieved via a circular stopper at the ground level of the tee.

A 2nd advantage is how solidly the ball stays on the tee.  This one would be great for extremely windy conditions when it is hard to keep it on the tee.  The width of the tee’s top is excellent for those who may have a bit of a shake in their hand and find it hard to get a ball on the tee.

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Drive Tee

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf GearReviews
Drive Tee

Drive Tee - click to zoom

The Drive Tee is a golf tee engineered by Mike Cutino.  His idea was to create a tee which allows the player to achieve a more consistent ball height.  If the player can more consistently tee the ball at the same height, he or she can groove the bottom of the swing and make more solid and consistent contact.

Sizes

Drive Tees come in a retail set which includes seven total tees of three varying heights.  There are three separate heights to accommodate the different clubs one might tee off with, drivers, hybrids/fairways and irons.  The shortest tee height puts the ball about 5/16ths of an inch above the ground.  The middle tee height puts the ball about 1.25 inches off the ground and the longest 1.75 inches.

On The Course

Unless I’m trying to help ride a tail wind with my driver by hitting it really high, I don’t use the longest tee.  I find that the mid length is great for me.  So typically I have the two shorter tees in my pocket.  I use the short one for everything but driver.  And as advertised, it is nice to consistently tee them up the same height.

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