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Today’s Putter Grip and Golf Shoe Scripting

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Apparel scripting is one of the most crucial and important aspects of one’s golf game, just ask any golf company or golf PR person around the major championships.  It’s all about the scripts.

With that in mind I crafted a hell of a combo golf shoe and putter grip script today and it really made a huge difference in my performance and my score.  Check it out:

Shoe Grip Script

The goal of today’s shoe and putter grip scripting was to set a color scheme and combination which allowed me to fully concentrate on the shot at hand. One which was simple, and not distracting. One would not want to be midway through one’s putting stroke only to be completely distracted by the fact that there are 73 different colors between your shoes, socks, and putter grip.

The script worked very well and I played a solid and satisfying round in high winds and cold.

For my next script I plan to start with this setup, then drop acid.


Golf Apparel Grand Slam: Bobby Jones Stretch Twill Travel Jacket, Jacquard Polo, Stretch Twill Pant

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, April 10th, 2016
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It’s the best week of the year in golf, Masters week.  This has been a different Masters week for me as I had to do an emergency trip to Singapore during the week and then had yet another issue which took me away from the Saturday round.  I’ve not been able to watch or produce as much Masters material as normal.

Bobby Jones

Pictured: Bobby Jones Stretch Twill Jacket, Flat Front Stretch Twill Casual Pants, Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo, FootJoy City Shoes

One review I really wanted to get to this week is of my new green jacket and associated shirt and pants from Bobby Jones.

Bobby_Jones_Stretch_Twill_Travel_JacketBobby Jones Stretch Twill Travel Jacket $295

I’ve got my first green jacket and I didn’t have to beat Jordan Spieth to get mine.  Personally I like color better than the green jackets from Augusta National Golf Club.  My green jacket is the Stretch Twill Travel Jacket by Bobby Jones Apparel, in “mint” color green.

Stretch Twill Jacket Specs

The Stretch Twill Travel Jacket is made from 98% cotton and 2% spandex.   The coloring/dye produces a comfortable “lived-in” look.  The jacket features two front buttons, chest pocket, two lower pockets, and two zippered pockets on the inside.

The cut is designed for comfort and versatility.

Stretch Twill Jacket Colors Available

Mint (pictured), Island Red, Light Blue, Navy

Stretch Twill Jacket Comments

Weddings and funerals. Those are the times I dress up.  Otherwise my apparel scripting consists of golf shorts and golf shirts. I’ve always disliked dressing up because it always seemed so uncomfortable and hot.  But with threads like these from Bobby Jones I’ve changed my tune.  I can dress sharply and really enjoy comfort.  The Stretch Twill Jacket is so comfortable and soft, and does not restrict my movement due to its design and cut.  Plus I don’t get too hot in it, even at events which are outside and very warm.

This jacket is the beginning of a sharper image for me, and I’m very excited about that as is the lovely lady.

Stableford Jacqard Luxe Polo by Bobby Jones

Stableford Jacqard Luxe Polo by Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo $98.50

When I was putting this outfit together I loved combining the mint green jacket with the pinkish (Lilac) color of the Bobby Jones Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo.  What a combo.

Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo Specs

The Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo is a double-mercerized 100% Egyptian cotton golf polo which oozes style.  The mercerizing gives the shirt a texture and pattern which is very visually attractive, including a slight sheen.  The collar is flat tipped and woven on the underside.

Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo Colors/Sizes

Celery (light green), Pool (light blue), Lilac (pink, pictured here)

Sizes for this polo include small, medium, large, extra large, and double extra large

Stableford Jacquard Luxe Cotton Polo Comments

Wow is this polo comfortable.  Whether I’m swinging a golf club or wielding a mouse at the office, this polo is luxury.  The mercerizing gives it such a cool look and texture. It’s hard to describe. You have to see it in person.

BJ_FlatFront_Stretch_Twill_Casual_PantBobby Jones Flat-Front Stretch Twill Casual Pants $125.00

Flat-Front Stretch Twill Casual Pant Specs

These pants are made from 98% cotton and 2% spandex.  The fit is is relaxed.  The design is meant to move with the wearer and provide comfort and ease of movement and flexibility.

Flat-Front Stretch Twill Casual Pants Sizes/Colors

There are eleven available colors in these pants.  I’d like one of each color please, except perhaps blue.

Sizes run 30-44 on the waist.  I have stubby legs so I had to have mine hemmed.

Flat-Front Stretch Twill Casual Pant Comments

I have really hot legs, and I don’t mean that from a visual standpoint.  I have a lot of heat in my lower body, especially below the knees.   I find long pants to be very uncomfortable and I get very, very hot and sweaty in my shins.  Yes, I know that sounds strange. That’s why I wear shorts.

The Flat-Front Stretch Twill Casual Pants are very light and comfortable.  I don’t get hot in these like I do other pants.  The way they match up with the mint jacket and lilac shirt is fantastic.  In fact, the white color I have will go with anything.

Final Comments

This whole outfit is so fun, classy, unique… Bobby Jones has such class.  I love it.  It’s comfortable and easy to wear traveling, out on the town, or hanging out at the local club.  I’m thrilled to have a green jacket and can’t wait to take it on the road when I visit Scotland later this year.


Hooked On Golf Blog Releases 2016 Masters Cigar Scripting

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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I’ve worked hard on this one, my 2016 Masters Tournament cigar scripting. It’s a script like no other, for the ages, and it’s its time.

Yes Sir!

Yes Sir!

To see the actual reviews of these cigars visit the links below:

Romeo Y Julieta House of Capulet Toro

Kristoff LIgero Maduro Matador Toro

La Gloria Cubana Serie RF

Ave Maria Crusader


My Current Version of a Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Categories: LifeThe Masters

Greetings from Singapore.  As mentioned a in the previous post, a family emergency has brought me here.  Things are going well and according to plan so all is good on that front at this point.  I hope to return home Thursday or Friday.

For breakfast I asked the hotel if they had pimento cheese sammiches but this was as close as they could get.

Singapore Breakfast

I do have some Masters Tournament posts coming down the pipe so stay tuned.


Back Tweaked Again

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Categories: GolfHackersMiscellaneous

My lower back is spasming again. This is the 2nd time since December. The December one was one of the worst and most painful ever. This one isn’t as bad, but bad enough that I can’t sleep, or stand in an upright position, or lift much of anything, or put my shoes and socks on easily.

I need to do something about the back pain. I guess it’s time to hit the gym, or the doctor, or the shaman or something.

Doesn’t look like I’ll be making my noon tee time Sunday to see an old buddy. Not cool.


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