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Review: Golf Pride Tour SNSR Putter Grip

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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The most important club in the bag other than one’s brain, is the putter. 40-50% of all the strokes a golfer records on the course are with the putter. Putting is certainly the strength of my game. I rely on my putting big time to make up for other deficiencies in my game. Having the right putter setup is crucial. If any part of the setup is off even slightly, putts will be missed. Without the right weight and grip size/shape, the strength of my game would be neutralized.  I don’t roll with the jumbo grips because they reduce the feel for me, and I don’t have a problem with breaking my wrists.

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I’ve found the perfect grip for my putting, the Golf Pride Tour SNSR Contour (there’s a straight model as well). It’s a mid-sized grip with a taper which fits great in my hands.  The taper is known as a pistol shape.

The grip is made from a proprietary rubber which feels soft and comfortable in the hands, and translates the feel of impact from the head to my hands.  This is called “feedback.”  Feedback is extremely important for any club, but putting is especially crucial because there is so much touch and feel involved.

On The Course

I’ve had this grip on my putter since before my trip to Scotland this past summer.  It has been a fantastic grip and I’ve putted very well with it.  Last week I had a round with 22 putts, starting off with eight 1-putts in a row.  I’ve found the SNSR to be perfect in call conditions, from slow to fast greens and even with the Texas wedge (my best wedge).  It was tremendous on the hard links ground of Scotland, even from 50-70 yards out in the fairway!

Conclusion

When the original grip on my Dornoch Putters Mad Dog 1 finally wore out, I went through several grips.  That special putter has a handmade milled aluminum head, and it provides a ton of feel and feedback.  I needed a grip that can compliment that amazing putter and the Golf Pride SNSR Contour is a perfect match.


Getting Teed Off – First Look at the Zero Friction ZFT Maxx Golf Tees

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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In for review are some Zero Friction ZFT Maxx golf tees.  Unfortunately the ones that arrived are too short for me, since lately I’ve been teeing it very high.  So I passed out a few to my golf buddies and we’ll see what they think.  I hope to get some longer ones in to try.

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I can still use these for clubs other than driver so I will test them a wee bit. Stay tuned.


Manute Bol Golf Pant Scripting

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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I’ve got some new pants in for review, but I have a slight issue.  They’re about a 1/4 mile too long.  I think perhaps the pants were supposed to be shipped to Manute Bol and somehow ended up at HOG World Headquarters.

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We’ll see if a tailor can make this look right, or will it look like I’m wearing a giant’s shorts?


First Look: Grenade Wedges – Decided to Drop a Bomb on My Short Game

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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How many decades have I been sniveling and whining about my short game here on this golf blog?  2?  3?  I seriously have a better chance of getting a 4-iron close to the pin from 210 yards with a tree in my backswing, than I do chipping.  That happened this past weekend.   Thanks to Bombtech Golf I will be dropping a bomb on my short game and starting over with three new wedges.

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Bombtech is famous for their Grenade driver which I reviewed a while back. It’s a great driver. Now they’re offering wedges which are very sharp looking. What’s crazy is that these wedges are priced at $99 for ALL THREE right now, instead of $99 each.
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If these wedges can help improve my short game even a tiny bit, I’ll win that $99 in bets and the clubs will pay for themselves! Haha.

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Can you buy a game?  Most golfers seem to think so.  For $99 it could be worth a shot, pun intended.  Stay tuned for my (hopefully positive) review soon.


New Custom NXT18 Belt – College Football Style

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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I have to admit that now that college football season is here I’ve been spending a lot of time working on one of my other websites, UteHub.com. I’m a University of Utah Utes fan and built that site as a forum and fan “hub,” and it has been quite successful. I built a game there to allow the members to pick the weekly Pac-12 football games, called Pick Em. I have some neat prizes, and the grand prize is a custom belt from NXT18 Golf. Check it out.

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I reviewed a milled belt by NXT18 Golf back in 2015. It’s a Hooked on Golf Blog version.

Custom Milled HOG NXT18GOlf Belt

Custom Milled HOG NXT18GOlf Belt – A Work of Art

The new college version is a little more mature and cleaner looking I must admit.  Plus it works with a standard belt, which is interchangeable.

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My new Utah Utes belt is great. I’m wearing it proudly, even this moment. If you want a belt like this, or with your own custom logo of your favorite team or golf blog, follow this special link for a discount and free shipping.


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