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First Look: New Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV Coming February 6th

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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New ZStar Golf Balls for 2015

New Z-Star Golf Balls for 2015 – click image to see more

Thanks to Srixon for considering me as one of their “key industry influencers.” As said influencer, I get the privilege of playing the new 2015 Z-Star and Z-Star XV golf balls before they hit the market on February 6th. This nice box arrived on my doorstep yesterday.

I’ve reviewed the Z-Stars as well as the Z-Star XV in the past. They’re awesome golf balls. Really, there aren’t many companies out there making crappy golf balls! The technology is so good now.

I do recall that the XV is a very high compression, like 110ish.  Too high for my swing speed, but I’ll try these new ones out anyway. The regular flavor Z-Star though, is perfect for my game. Love those.

Weather permitting I hope to test these golf balls out soon.  It is winter here and golf rounds in northern Utah this time of year are not common.  Right now we’re skiing!

I’ve snapped a few pictures of the new Z-Stars for you to check out in the HOG Srixon 2015 Z-Star Gallery.

Click the Z-Star above to see more…


Say Goodbye to the Website Which Was Stealing My Content

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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It took a bit of work and some time for me to get this done, but the asshole website/webmaster who was ripping off content from here at Hooked On Golf Blog and the HOG sister site HOGWire.biz, is now shut down.

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Adios.  Don’t f&%k with me.  I will win.


New FootJoy Hyperflex Golf Shoe Revealed

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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FootJoy’s latest golf shoe has officially been revealed as of today. Check out the new Hyperflex golf shoes.

FootJoy Hyperflex Golf Shoe

FootJoy Hyperflex Golf Shoe – click to see more

I’ll be putting these new FootJoy Hyperflex golf shoes into play as soon as the snow melts, and posting my review after several rounds. Stay tuned. If any sites post reviews about these shoes this week, don’t trust them. You can’t review a golf shoe in two days.

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FootJoy Hyperflex Golf Shoes – click to see more

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Footjoy Hyperflex Golf Shoe – click to see more

For more shots of these cool looking golf shoes, check out the Hooked On Golf Blog FootJoy Hyperflex photo gallery.


Parts of Forthcoming FootJoy Golf Shoe Revealed

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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This is fun.  Last year around this same time FootJoy sent in several packages, each a small component in a new shoe design.  Eventually I had enough parts to put together one shoe.  That single shoe I sewed together myself with my mom’s antique Sears sewing machine didn’t work well on the course, but the pair of FootJoy DNA‘s I eventually received ended up being my gamer golf shoes ALL YEAR LONG.  In fact, I’m still playing them.  They helped me take second in the City Amateur, and to WIN my club championship in 2014.  They will be tough shoes to bump out of gamer status, but I get the feeling there’s a new contender coming soon…

New FootJoy Shoe - January 2015

New FootJoy Shoe – January 2015

This year a similar set of boxes has been arriving and above is a teaser photo of two of the shoe’s components.  Obviously the left part is the sole, with soft spikes and such.  The other part with the wild looking mesh?  We will find out what that is soon…


First Look: PowerBilt Air Force One Driver

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, January 9th, 2015
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In for review is the Air Force One N7 Nitrogen Charged Driver by PowerBilt.  I’ll admit it is a bit of a hoaky name, but if it works it goes in the bag!

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PowerBilt_Air_Force_One_1Now please pray the snow melts so I can get started reviewing this baby!

Check out the PowerBilt Air Force One N7 photos.


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