Golf Apparel

First Look – adidas adicross II golf shoes

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, December 21st, 2012
Categories: Golf ApparelGolf Gear

File #3593 under running a popular golf blog does not suck…  In for review are these fine looking new adidas adicross II golf shoes.  These are a crossover shoe, the hot thing now.  One could wear them on the course or around town.

adidas adicross II golf shoes - click for more

adidas adicross II golf shoes – click for more

When the snow melts (or I leave for somewhere warm), I’ll begin my evaluation of these babies.  Until I post my full review, you can enjoy more photos of these adidas golf treads in the HOG adidas adicross II image gallery.

First Look: Kentwool 19th Hole Collection Dress Socks

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Categories: Golf ApparelGolf Gear

I don’t dress up often, just weddings and funerals.  Now I have a good reason to, new Kentwools to review.  These babies are from the new 19th Hole Collection dress socks.

Kentwool dress socks

For those who have not yet read my reviews or heard of Kentwool, they are a great maker of wool socks with killer line of golf socks called Kentwool Tour.  I’ve done a few posts about them in the past.  See the related links below.  Review coming soon, as soon as I dress up…

kentwool 19th hole dress socks

Related Links

Kentwool Tour review

Kentwool Orange Edition

Kentwool images

Golf Apparel Review: G-MAC Ardglass Polo by Kartel

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, November 12th, 2012
Categories: Golf ApparelGolf GearReviews
G-Mac by Kartel

My lovely G-Mac Ardglass – click for more

Today I’m reviewing the G-Mac Ardglass golf polo by Irish apparel maker Kartel.  The G-Mac line is new; a coloboration between Kartel and Irish golf star Graeme McDowell.  Let’s take a look at this awesome polo.

Ardglass Features

This golf polo is made from 63% pima cotton which is extremely soft and smooth.  I find myself uncontrollably petting this shirt as it hangs in the closet.  Tough to explain that to the wife at 4:13 a.m.  The other 37% of the fabric makeup is polyester.  Polys don’t wrinkle and they keep their shape well.  And perhaps best of all a poly fabric prevents shrinking.

The collar has a “button under” design which is very nice.  And the under side of the collar on my shirt (the orange or Whiskey color) is black, which matches the detailed stitching on the trim around the buttons.  Very nice touch.

Wearing this polo provides the wearer up to 30SPF ultra-violet protection.

The fabric of this shirt is not only soft, it combats moisture with its dry-tech moisture wicking technology.  The fabric pulls moisture from the skin to the outside of the shirt where it evaporates.

Along with the wicking, the shirt’s material is anti-microbial.


The Ardglass is available in four colors: Whiskey (orange, shown in this article), coral (hot pink), jade (hot turquoise), basalt (black/gray).

g-mac kartel apparel

Adrglass Colors

On The Course

This shirt is so comfortable and good looking that it practically inspires good golf.  I’ve gotten many comments on this shirt.

The smooth fabric combined with great design is great for the golf swing.  No binding, stretching or pulling.  I can swing free with this polo, and concentrate on my shot rather than an irritating apparel issue!

G-Mac Polo

Ardglass – Whiskey – click to zoom


It is tough to come up with a 4,000 word article on a golf shirt.  Lets face it.  There are really only three crucial requirements a golf polo must meet: Style, comfort and performance.  The Ardglass scores a “brilliant” rating in all three crucial areas.  Brilliant old chap!

I wish wearing this G-Mac polo made my golf game as good as Graeme McDowell’s, but I’ll have to settle for being as stylish I suppose…

Related Links

G-MAC by Kartel website

Hooked On Golf Blog G-MAC images

Golf Apparel Review: Mobile Warming Heated Golf Rain Jacket

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, November 9th, 2012
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf GearReviews

There are three inches of snow on the ground outside my house right now, and more snow is falling.  Not golf weather.  No worries though, because I have a HEATED jacket that can toast my upper body at up to 135 degrees, made by a cool company called Mobile Warming.  Lets take a look at this great idea.

Mobile Warming Overview

Mobile Warming is a company based out of Oak Creek, Wisconsin.  Wisconsinites know what cold is all about.  MW makes heated apparel for men and women including jackets, shirts, vets and gloves.  Their line is geared toward hunters, skiers, hikers, fishermen, motorcyclists and now golfers as well. (more…)

Just Charged Up My First HEATED Golf Rain Jacket – First Look At Mobile Warming Heated Apparel

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Categories: GolfGolf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf Gear
Mobile Warming Heated Golf Rain Jacket

My battery is charged. Bring on the cold! – click to zoom

Temperatures are dropping here in Salt Lake.  It is cold and wet here now and it is only going to get colder.

I can’t believe I haven’t seen a product like this yet, but I now have a new HEATED golf rain jacket to test out.  “Mobile Warming” (great name) makes various heated garments, including a line of heated rain jackets and vests for golf.

Review Soon

When it gets cold my sketchy back tightens up.  Can’t wait to test this thing out and see if it will help me stay loose and of course, warm.  I’ll be testing out the jacket for a bit, especially this Saturday evening at the Utah/CAL football game which starts at 7:45 p.m.  Stay tuned for my full review.  In the mean time you can click either photo to see more or head to the Mobile Warming web site.

Mobile Warming Heated Golf Jacket

Mobile Warming Heated Golf Rain Jacket – click for more

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