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Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, January 31st, 2008
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2008 PGA SHOW BLOG


2008 PGA Merchandise Show Video Repository

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, January 21st, 2008
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In the table below is a collection of the videos I shot at the 2008 PGA Show. Click on the titles or the video thumbnail to view each video.

A cool new green reading level by EEZ-READ.
UPDATE
: This product won best product of the show!

Jeremiah talks about the best golf brush on the market.
UPDATE
: This product won best product of the show!

Royal Albatross golf shoe video from the 2008 PGA Merchandise Show.

With new USGA rulings, adjustable clubs are now legal. Acculength makes adjustable shafts/clubs for

2008 PGA Show :: Jesse Ortiz talks about the new Bobby Jones driver.

Zone 22 makes cool golf range ball distribution machines.

Cool feature in Bag Boy golf bag prevents noisy clubs when huffing it.

In this video from the 2008 PGA Merchandise Show, we see some new technology from Sundog Eyewear

2008 PGA Merchandise Show: Jesse Ortiz talks about the new wedges he's doing with Dave Pelz

My buddy Clay Long shows off new gear from Nicklaus Golf at the 2008 PGA Show
Ogio's designer shows some of their new designs for the golf world in 2008.
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Funny EZGO golf cart demonstration from the 2008 PGA Merchandise Show

My pal Travis at Golden Plane has made a really cool, portable swing analysis device.

This really cool putter has an analytical computer in the head of the putter!

The 2008 PGA Merchandise Show – Fashion Show

Headed off to the 2008 PGA Show

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, January 16th, 2008
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This is an automated post.

Today I’m on the plane from the frozen tundra of Salt Lake, to the warmth of Orlando and the 2008 PGA Merchandise show. My blog is automatically posting this note while I travel.

Starting tomorrow (Thursday the 17th) I’ll be BLOGGING LIVE FROM THE PGA SHOW for three straight days. Stay tuned here for blogs, pictures and video of the newest releases and news in the golf world.

Also, I’ll be doing a live radio broadcast on Saturday morning with Mike and Billy of Golf Talk Radio on ESPN Radio 1280 from Bakersfield, California. You can listen live at http://www.espnradio1280.com/ by clicking on the “Listen Here” button located in the upper left hand corner of the page.

Meet me, HOG friends and The Golf Space members at the show!

Where: “Zone 22” BOOTH #3305
When: 3:30PM-4PM FRIDAY
Click here for more info.


2007 Masters Time Capsule

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2007 Masters Blog


2007 HOG Time Capsule

Today is the last day of 2007. I’m going through the year’s posts and highlighting by month, some of the best subjects of the year.

January 2007

January 2007 saw me at my first PGA Merchandise Show and I got a ton of hits, comments and thousands of video views of my interviews. I even had people from the pga.com staff watching me kick their butts delivering info from the show. In their words, “you’re doing in minutes what would take us days to do.”

When TaylorMade introduced the new Burner and Superquad drivers, Hooked On Golf Blog had the #1 and #2 spots on Google’s search results for those keywords, even over Taylormade’s own web site!

January 2007 also saw the first decent press for Tadd Fujikawa.

February 2007

February 2007 had some miracles and some tragedies.

In the miracle department, Spiro from Bogey Lounge had is first child.

In the tragedy department, a close friend of mine had most of his family killed by a drunk driver.

Titleist introduced the new ProV1 and ProV1x golf balls
.

Tadd Fujikawa won the Hawaii Open.

Ernie Els switched to Callaway.

March 2007

I tried to drive a golf ball through a 32 inch Sony TV from point blank range.

Tiger Woods signs a ball retriever endorsement contract.

Nike admitted to selling illegal drivers.

Arjun Atwal under investigation for street racing death.

Sergio Garcia shows how classless he is by spitting into the cup at Doral and then brushing it off in a “Clintonesque” fashion in a post round interview. “I didn’t spit, I just let it go down anyway. It’s no big deal.”

April 2007

My Ping Zing putter, the best putter EVER, was stolen.

Phil Mickelson switches to swing coach Butch Harmon.

The Golf Space social networking site, celebrates its one year anniversary.

THE 2007 MASTERS:

Tiger Woods stops his full driver swing when a bird flies over him.

Tiger Woods breaks a club which would eventually cost him the Masters victory. He needed that club to reach #15 in two but didn’t make it and went in the drink.

Arnold Palmer is the ceremonial starter for the 2007 Masters. I can’t hold back the tears!

Zach Johnson wins the 2007 Masters.

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