After an all night session of cutting up HD video tape with a dull razor blade and splicing it back together with impact tape, I’ve finally published the promo trailer for the soon to be hit movie Battle Of The Golf Blogs.
This year was to be a tie breaker year between myself and Dave Lair, the Orlando Golf Blogger. Unfortunately I had to withdraw from the tournament. I didn’t withdraw because of personal and PR issues with me and Natalie Gulbis like Dustin Johnson did, I withdrew because I separated my shoulder in a freak ski crash five feet from my car in the parking lot at Alta.
Competitor #2 was my buddy John Duval from Into The Grain. John is a hell of a stick, and can hit a long ball.
Competitor #3 was my pal Rob Hayashida from Sandbox8, one of the web’s best. Rob is a good guy and a great golf blogger.
Many thanks to our hosts for the 2nd year in a row, Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, for putting up with our taking over the golf course. Thanks to the course marshal Anthony for not kicking me out when he caught me chasing the indigenous life forms around with one arm in a sling and a GoPro HD cam in the opposite hand.
For those golf bloggers who were going to come and couldn’t make it, your loss. Start planning on BOGB4, “Golf Bloginator Four – The Redemption” next year.
I met with Titleist this weekend and had a talk with my buddy Michael who is the Director of Golf Ball Product Management. Wow, quite a title to have when you are at Titleist.
Michael and I talked about the new and big changes for 2011 in both the ProV1 and ProV1x series. Both golf balls feature different dimple patterns with the ProV1 being reduced from 392 dimples to 352. The “X” was reduced from 332 to 328 dimples. There’s more about these new balls, so just enjoy the video interview below.
Back in 2007 I interviewed my buddy Jeremiah from Frogger Golf at the PGA Show. That was one of the first “POV” (point of view) interviews I did and people seem to like the format, as casual and non Francis Ford Coppola-esque as it is.
This weekend at the 2011 PGA Show I made a nostalgic trip back to visit Frogger’s booth and check out the new offerings they have for the upcoming season. What are they? Let’s just say that if I wanted to hire anyone to reinvent the wheel for me, it would be Jeremiah.
Also new from Frogger is Frogger Blogger. They’ve jumped on the blogwagon and are pumping out some nice stuff. Check it out.
It is tough for me to get much done with my bad shoulder and one arm here at the show. But as I get by a computer and find a connection and some time to work, I’ll be uploading media.
Below is an interview I did with my pal Gary from TaylorMade on the new white R11 and Burner Superfast 2.0 Drivers. Gary takes us through all the cool features and explains in great detail the concepts behind them.
Today happens to be the birthday of two really good golfers. One golfer has partnered with me for many tournament wins and plays golf with me just about every week of the summer. That golfer is not Ian Poulter, whose birthday is today. I’m referring to my Dad who turns 74 today.
My Dad has been a huge influence on me and is a very respectable and liked individual in many professional and personal genres. At 74, he is as active as imaginable with skiing in the winter and golfing in the summer. I can only hope I make it to his age, let alone being that active.
I picked up a new GoPro HD video camera recently and I made a little video of my Dad and me skiing at Alta last week. If you don’t see the video below, click the read more as putting YouTube videos on my home page slows it down.