Golf Videos


Visit the Hooked On Golf Blog YouTube Channel – 450 Videos – 5.5 Million Views

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, March 4th, 2016
Categories: GolfGolf For WomenGolf VideosMiscellaneousSite News

I just received an email asking if I ever do any golf related videos here at Hooked On Golf Blog.  It’s been awhile since I’ve mentioned this so be sure to visit the HOG YouTube channel, and subscribe too!  Here’s the URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGolfSpace

The HOG YouTube channel currently features 450 videos.  There are 672 subscribers and the channel has logged over 5,486,000 views!  That’s substantial!  Below are a couple of highlight videos for your enjoyment.

Oasis Palmer Course Hole #5 Reverse Flyover

Tiger Woods Driver Swing With Slow Motion

Automated Folding/Unfolding Golf Push Cart (Trolley for those of you in the UK)

Black Mesa Golf Club 16th Hole Flyover

Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club Flyover

There are a couple of videos of my baby boy in there but since his name is Seve that qualifies as golf videos… 🙂


2015 Christmas Classic Golf Tournament

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Categories: GolfGolf GamesGolf VideosMiscellaneous

Every Christmas, if our home course River Oaks is closed due to snow, we contest the Christmas Classic Golf Tournament.  This tournament has been going for probably longer than a decade (I’ll have to look at the record books for the exact year).  It’s a festive and fun event featuring good friends, the 12 balls of Christmas, snow shovels, and good spirits.

Format

The format is simple.  We pick a par-3 hole, or create one.  Each golfer hits 12 balls.  The golfers hit them in groups of 3.  When all shots are complete, we go to the green and find the closest ball to the pin.  The player who hit that closest ball is the champion golfer of the year and gets to keep the legendary (and missing) ugly green hat.  I lost the damn hat.  I think it’s in my basement somewhere.

Video

Below is the video highlighting the 2015 event.

Over the years we’ve gotten very artistic at marking the 12 balls, so that when we venture to the green to find them they are easy to identify.  Buddy Dan has taken the artwork to a whole new level. See his balls below, so to speak.

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And I must post a picture of the first-time champion, Robert Lund. Robert is also the voice and music behind the Christmas Classic theme songs from last year and this year.
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Congrats to Robert for joining one of the most exclusive groups of champions in the world.


Most Confusing Golf Video of 2016

Written by: Tony Korologos | Saturday, January 9th, 2016
Categories: Golf VideosHackers

Here’s a preview video of my next post.  If this isn’t the most confusing golf video ever I don’t know what is.


Has Tiger Woods Lost a Step? He Answered That Question Today

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
Categories: Golf MediaGolf VideosPGA ChampionshipPGA TourPro GolfTiger Woods
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In my Twitter feed there are a lot of video clips from the PGA Championship.  One in particular caught my attention, because someone in the press had the golf balls to ask Tiger Woods if he has lost a step.  The second the video started and I heard the voice of the person asking the question, I knew who it was… Jay Flemma.

Tiger’s answer was intended to be a joke, followed up with a big Tiger smile. Nobody got it. #crickets #illbehereallweek #trytheveal


HOG World Tour Visits Mesquite, Nevada With Some Extra Gear

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, April 20th, 2015
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The Hooked On Golf Blog World Tour made a quick stop to enjoy the very warm weather of Mesquite, Nevada this past weekend. After enduring the largest snowstorm of the year in Salt Lake, it was time to get out of dodge. The golf was a side-trip though, as I was in town to attend and honor a golf buddy and disabled Iraq war veteran at a local fundraiser.

This trip there was more than golf gear in the HOG Tour Van. Along for the ride this time was the big hexacopter (drone) I built for capturing photos and videos of golf courses from above. I managed to snap some nice pictures ahead of the morning groups Saturday, as well as some nice video clips like the par-5 5th hole video below.

Below is a photo of the par-4 6th hole which goes into a very cool desert canyon bowl.

Oasis Palmer Course - Mesquite, NV

Oasis Palmer Course – Mesquite, NV


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