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Golf investors scammed out of $28 million

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
Categories: Miscellaneous

Anyone have an extra $28 million to “invest” in my golf ventures?  Oh probably not since all those potential investors already (allegedly) lost $28 million investing into a ficticious golf technology firm.  Don’t worry.  I’d use the investment money wisely, for my gambling addiction, lavish lifestyle and of course to make payments on my three houses.

Seve update

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, October 20th, 2008
Categories: LifeMiscellaneous

Seve Ballesteros had complications following his surgery and had to have part of his skull removed to relieve pressure on his brain. More details here.

Come on Seve. We’re pulling for you man.

Camilo Villegas’ godfather killed in robbery

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, October 19th, 2008
Categories: LifeMiscellaneousPGA Tour

Camilo Villegas’ uncle (also his godfather) was killed during a robbery attempt at his coffee trading business in Columbia. Ernesto Villegas Zuluaga jumped on one of two robbers and was shot and killed.

Camillo is flying to Columbia for the funeral.

HOG Space Fantasy Golf – 2008 Final Results

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, October 17th, 2008
Categories: Fantasy GolfSite News
HOG Space Fantasy Golf
1ST PLACE: BooBubbaBoBaddeley
Congratulations for playing so well all year long. You have won:

Grand prize: Driver, 3-Wood & Hybrid from Bobby Jones Golf

2ND PLACE: Jim@socialgolfers.com

Jim wins a great driver:

2nd place: Fastback Driver from Nicklaus Golf Equipment

3RD PLACE: Birdie Man
Congratulations! You are the lucky Ogio bag winner:

Ogio Golf Bag
4TH PLACE: cosine
Winner gets a GRIP Golf club!
Golf Research In Play

Official HOG Space Fantasy Golf Discussion and SMACK TALK Thread

PRIZE WINNERS: CONTACT TONY AT THE GOLF SPACE TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE! These prizes will be shipped directly by the sponsors so you’ll need to give me your contact info, which I’ll provide to them.

The final totals for all participants are below.

A note from Tony Korologos,
HOG Space commissioner and organizer:

HOG Space Participants: It has been a great 2008 fantasy golf season! I’ve truly enjoyed the competition (when I didn’t forget to select my damn team before the deadlines). It takes a lot of time to put together the scores, ship prizes and do all the "administrative" parts of running a league with roughly 200 participants. I did my best to get things done as my schedule allowed and I hope all went well for everyone. I look forward to making 2009 even better!

Let the sponsors know they are appreciated!

Do us all a favor and let all the sponsors know that you appreciated them. Click their links and send them some emails letting them know! We’d like them to feel like they’re getting some marketing value out of providing prizes.

I’m going to start looking for sponsors for HOG Space 2009 soon so please contact me to be a sponsor.

I’m considering using a different fantasy engine/provider for next year so let me know if you have any suggestions. In fact, I’m open to any suggestions at all to make the league better for 2009!

See you on the golf course and I look forward to 2009 fantasy golf!

Tony Korologos
HOG Space Commish, Golf Space Geek, Golf Blogger


Weeks 37 + 38 HOG Space Fantasy Golf Results

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, October 17th, 2008
Categories: Fantasy GolfSite News

HOG Space Fantasy Golf Final Two Weeks:

Week 37 goes to “Shaderunner”
Week 38 Parman and NYRob tie.

Winners may claim any of the weekly prizes.

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