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FootJoy Limited Edition Masters Icons

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 31st, 2011
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Masters Icons (but not Jack, Arnie or Seve)

If you like cool shoes, next week will be a good week for you.  Starting at 8:00am ET on Monday of Masters week, my good friends and HOG Space Fantasy Golf sponsors at FootJoy will be offering 150 pair of limited edition Augusta-inspired FJ Icons.

FootJoy Augusta Masters MyJoys

FJ Masters Icons - Click for larger image

FJ Icons are awesome.  I have so many pairs I lost count.  It is like Christmas every time I go golfing, choosing which pair to wear.

There will be 150 of these pairs available with an exclusive Masters green croc print, the same one produced for the players at the tournament.

Giveaways Too

FootJoy will also be giving away a pair of these per day during the Masters, for a total of four.  Stop by the FootJoy web site for that, but you’ll have to beat me to get ’em.


Nike limited edition Masters Green Lunar Control Shoes and 20XI Golf Balls

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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During Masters week next week my pals at Nike are releasing “Masters Green” limited editions of the Lunar Control golf shoe and also the new 20XI golf balls.  Check them out below.

Nike Masters Limited Edition

Limited edition Masters package - Lunar Control and 20XI golf balls - click for more images of these cool products

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Kikkor Tenny Clayburn Golf Tennies

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Kikkor Golf

Kikkor Golf Shoes - click for more

Hang with me for a day and you’ll know that if the weather isn’t warm enough to wear flip flops, I wear Vans.  I love the comfort of that type of shoe.

At last year’s Masters practice round I stood next to Fred Couples and noticed that he wasn’t wearing “golf shoes.”  He was wearing some sort of tenny.  His reasoning was that the shoes were softer and easier on his back.  That struck a nerve, pun intended, with me.

Kikkor Golf

One of the biggest buzzes at this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando was about Kikkor Golf.  Everyone was stopping by their cool booth to see their line and have a frosty beverage.  I made my stop there as well, and interviewed Kikkor’s James Lepp.

In my talks with James I loved this quote from him:

“Golf is an athletic sport. Why am I wearing dress shoes?”

Kikkor Tenny Clayburn

My first (and not last) pair of Kikkor’s are the Tenny Clayburns.  They look similar to my loved Vans or a pair of Converses.

Kikkor Golf Shoes

Kikkor Tenny Clayburn - click for more images

The construction of the shoe is quite serious though.  Despite not having removable spikes, the Kikkor Diacon Embedded Spike System (DESS) does a fine job.  I surprisingly have great traction.

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Good Bad Ugly Golf Poker Chip Game

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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One of my favorite movies of all time is The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly with Clint Eastwood.  That’s also the name of a fun casino chip golf game.

Good Bad Ugly Chips

Good Bad Ugly Golf

Golf Game by GolfPokerChipGame.com - click image to visit their site

The game comes with 12 casino style chips, each with a golf scenario on it like birdie, par, sand, OB etc.  Six of the 12 are “good” and six are “bad.”  The good chips are green and the bad are black.

As an occurrence, like say a sandy par happens, that player gets the chip.  At the end of the round the person with the most green chips wins.  In my group we assign $1 to each chip.


Dick’s buys Nickent

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Nickent Dick's

Hope to see Nickent return

I was sad to see Nickent Golf go under a while ago. I still have a Nickent hybrid in my bag, though it is currently on probation for some bad shots last Tuesday. I have two other Nickent hybrids laying around somewhere and a Pipe Putter.

Wait a sec. I gave the 23 degree to my dad. So I have two. My dad is deadly with that 23 degree. It has really helped his game.

Dick’s Sporting Goods has bought the Nickent brand, I’m sure for pennies on the dollar. But it will be nice to hopefully see that R&D and intellectual property going to some good use.


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