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The Haney Project – Charles Barkley On Golf Channel

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Categories: Golf MediaGolf VideosHackersMiscellaneous

Tonight is the premier of the Haney Project, where Tiger Woods’ coach Hank Haney will be attempting to fix Charles Barkley’s swing. I wish Hank luck.

Sorta famous

If you watch the preview of this show, you’ll see a shot from behind Charles where he’s on a desert course wearing shorts.  That was at last year’s Team Challenge and I was standing about 10 feet behind Charles on that swing.  Here’s my video of Chuck’s swing:

Charles and me:

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Kirkland/Costco Organic Peanut Butter Is Disgusting

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, March 1st, 2009
Categories: Golf LifestyleLifeMiscellaneousReviews

kirkand peanut butterI do a few Lifestyle reviews here including reviews on various food items.  Here’s my shortest review ever:

Kirkland/Costco Organic Peanut Butter Is DISGUSTING, unless of course you like drinking your horrible tasting peanut butter through a straw!

I bought a two pack of this peanut butter last week.  When I opened the first one I was hoping for a good thick and creamy peanut butter sandwich.  I didn’t know I’d have to “pour” the stuff onto my bread though.  The peanut butter was in a highly liquid form.  I tried to stir it but still it was a runny, disgusting liquid.

I don’t know what I was thinking but I still tried to taste it.  I thought “maybe it still tastes good despite the consistency.”  I might as well have eaten some cardboard or maybe just some dirt from my garden. That would have tasted better.

Alice Cooper should hire me

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
Categories: Golf MediaLifeMiscellaneous

alice cooper golf bookI’m a rock & roll drummer in one of my other lives so I like Alice Cooper. I’ve seen him perform many times and he puts on a killer show. He’s one of the few people who can combine rock & roll and golf.

Hey Alice, hire me as your drummer. I promise you a kick ass drummer and a golf buddy to give you a run for your money on the golf course while we’re on tour…

My pal 4Checker did a review of Alice Cooper’s book called “Alice Cooper – Golf Monster.” Check it out over at The Golf Space.

Tiger on TV. Oh and other golfers too

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
Categories: Champions TourEuropean TourGolf MediaLPGA TourPGA TourTiger WoodsWeb.com Tour

Here are this weeks golf television times. For your Tiger Woods fix check the WGC – Accenture Match Play times. You better tune in or DVR Wednesday because if Tiger loses, that would be your only chance to see him this week.

WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship
World Golf Championships
Wednesday 2/25 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET GOLF
Thursday 2/26 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET GOLF
Friday 2/27 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET GOLF
Saturday 2/28 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET GOLF
Saturday 2/28 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET NBC
Sunday 3/1 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM ET GOLF
Sunday 3/1 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET NBC
Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun
Thursday 2/26 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET GOLF
Friday 2/27 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET GOLF
Saturday 2/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET GOLF
Sunday 3/1 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET GOLF
Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open
European Tour
Thursday 2/26 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET GOLF
Friday 2/27 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET GOLF
Saturday 2/28 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET GOLF
Sunday 3/1 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET GOLF
Moonah Classic
Nationwide Tour
Saturday 2/28 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET GOLF
Sunday 3/1 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET GOLF
Toshiba Classic
Champions Tour
Friday 3/6 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET GOLF
Saturday 3/7 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM ET GOLF
Sunday 3/8 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET GOLF

Guru vs Orlando Golf Blogger

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Categories: HackersMiscellaneous

This is a followup to a round of golf I played last month in Orlando at the Disney course Lake Buena Vista. I’ll be doing a review of Lake Buena Vista soon.

Blogger vs Blogger

I’ve had the pleasure of playing golf with a few fellow golf bloggers now. Luke Swilor and I have had some awesome matches. He’s won two and I won the last one.

Last month in Orlando I hooked up with Orlando Golf Blogger Dave Lair. Dave is a very nice cat with a good natural golf swing. His handicap is fairly high right now but I assure you it will be going low if he keeps at it. One problem with Dave is that he is pointing the wrong way. He’s a lefty. 🙂

We decided to play a Nassau style bet. It would be four total $1.00 bets: Front, back, totals and an automatic back press. The format would be match play with handicaps. We had to do handis because the differential in our handicaps was too high.

I played fairly solid for a round on a foreign course and for being so rusty. Dave hit some good shots but had some driving issues which hurt his score and unfortunately for him I won all four bets.

I still have the $4 and I look forward to giving Dave a chance to win it back from me soon!

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