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First Look: IJP Design Black Watch Golf Sweater

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, February 12th, 2016
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IJP Design Black Watch Sweater

IJP Design Black Watch Sweater

I’ve been enjoying the first few days wearing this new IJP Design (Ian James Poulter) Black Watch Golf Sweater.  It has been very cold here in northern Utah and this sweater has been doing a fantastic job keeping me warm, stylish and comfortable off the course.

As soon as the snow melts I’ll put this brilliant looking sweater into actual play and post a full review.  Until then, here are some specs.

• Made from soft luxurious premium quality blend
• Durable textured chunky knit with shawl collar
• Traditional leather buttons
• Embroidered Quintessentially British crest logo
• Fabric 60% Cotton 20% extra fine merino wool 20% nylon
• Machine washable – Do not tumble dry


First Look – IJP Design Tour Tech Golf Pants

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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Wardrobe upgrade alert: I’m happy to report that I’ll be reviewing some apparel items from Ian James Poulter (IJP) Design.  First on the list is this pair of golf pants (trousers for those of you in the U.K.).  These are the Tour Tech model.
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I just tried these fine looking trousers on and was very happy to find that they’re quite adjustable via buttons and velcro on the sides.  This means the fit can be adjusted perfectly for the golfer, especially ones with waists which don’t seem to align with the standard sizes found on many brands, like me.  The fit is great and the fabric feels nice as well.

Hopefully the snow will melt soon and I can get to testing these beauties.  I also have a couple of other IJP Design items to go with these and I’ll be posting those soon.  Stay tuned.


This Week on Tour

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
Categories: Champions TourEuropean TourLPGA TourPGA TourPro GolfRory McIlory
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CIMB Classic
Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (West Course), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Live) / 2-6 p.m. (Thursday replay)
Thursday 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Live) / 1-5 p.m. (Friday replay)
Friday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 1-5 p.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / Noon-4 p.m. (Sunday replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Tournament format: The field consists of 78 players including 60 players from the 2014-15 FedExCup standings, 10 from the Asian Tour Order of Merit, and eight sponsor’s exemptions, competing in a 72-hole no-cut format.
Moore defends: Ryan Moore won by three strokes over Gary Woodland, Kevin Na and Sergio Garcia to successfully defend his 2013 title.
Headlining the field: Henrik Stenson, Hideki Matsuyama, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, Ernie Els, Patrick Reed, Anirban Lahiri, Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas, Branden Grace and Kevin Na.

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Turkish Airlines Open
Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Venue: The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, Antalya, Turkey

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 5-10 a.m. (Live)
Friday 5-10 a.m. (Live)
Saturday 5-10 a.m. (Live)
Sunday 3:30-8:30 a.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Final Series begins as McIlroy looks to maintain Race to Dubai lead: Rory McIlroy headlines the field as the Race to Dubai leader in the first of four events a part of the European Tour’s Final Series. Each of the four events features a field of 60-78 players with no cut, totaling a combined purse of $30.5 million.
Headlining the field: Rory McIlroy, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell, Charl Schwartzel, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Shane Lowry, Victor Dubuisson and Matthew Fitzpatrick.

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Toshiba Classic
Dates: Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Venue: Newport Beach Country Club, Newport Beach, Calif.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday 5-8 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday 5-8 p.m. (Live) / 2-3:30 a.m. (Sunday replay)
Sunday 4:30-7 p.m. (Live) / Midnight-2 a.m. (Monday replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Three continue to battle for Charles Schwab Cup title: This is the final event prior to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, with Colin Montgomerie, Jeff Maggert and Bernhard Langer still in the race to win the Charles Schwab Cup, with only 66 points separating Montgomerie (first place) from Langer (third place). At week’s end, the top-30 in the season-long Charles Schwab Cup race will advance to next week’s season-culminating Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Arizona. Players on the bubble hoping to advance to compete in next week’s field include: Fred Couples (No. 28); Miguel Angel Jimenez (No. 29); Duffy Waldorf (No. 30); Stephen Ames (No. 31); Rod Spittle (No. 32); Rocco Mediate (No. 33); and Fred Funk (No. 34).
Couples defends: Fred Couples defeated Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer and Steve Pate by one stroke for his 10th career Champions Tour victory.
Headlining the field: Colin Montgomerie, Jeff Maggert, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Jay Haas, Vijay Singh, Mark O’Meara, Rocco Mediate, Marco Dawson and Tom Lehman.

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Blue Bay LPGA
Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Venue: Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course, Hainan Island, China

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 2:30-5 a.m. (Tape delay) / Midnight-4 a.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Friday 2:30-5 a.m. (Tape delay) / Midnight-4 a.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Saturday 8-10:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / Midnight-4 a.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday 8 p.m.-Midnight (Tape delay) / Midnight-3 a.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)

Broadcast Notes:
Pace defends: Lee-Anne Pace defeated Caroline Masson by three strokes for his first LPGA Tour win in a 54-hole shortened event due to heavy rains.
Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Stacy Lewis, Shanshan Feng, Hyo Joo Kim, Amy Yang, Suzann Pettersen, Sei Young Kim, Anna Nordqvist and Brittany Lincicome.

Coming Up…

East Lake Cup
Dates: Nov. 2-3
Venue: East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Ga.

Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Monday, Nov. 2 Semifinals, Match Play 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 7-10 p.m. (Replay)
Tuesday, Nov. 3 Finals, Match Play 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Format: The four NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships semifinalist teams will reconvene to compete in the inaugural East Lake Cup collegiate match play championship from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., home of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. The event will benefit the East Lake Foundation. In addition to live tournament coverage on Golf Channel, the network will provide pre-and-post event news coverage on Golf Central, with live reports and interviews from on-site at Eat Lake.
Participating Universities: The four participating men’s teams include: reigning National Champions Louisiana State University (LSU), the University of Southern California (USC), who lost to LSU in the championship match; the University of Illinois, who has won three of their last four fall collegiate events and is currently the top-ranked team in the country according to the GCAA Coaches Rankings, and the University of Georgia (UGA), two-time national champions (1999 and 2005). The women’s division features three of the top-four ranked teams in the current Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings including 2015 NCAA Women’s National Champion Stanford University. The remaining field includes Championship runner-up Baylor University; the University of Southern California (USC), currently the top-ranked team in the country in both the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and Golfstat Relative Ranking; and six-time national champions Duke University.


This Week In Golf – DP World Championship, Talisker Masters, OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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DP World Tour Championship, Dubai
Dates: November 14-17
Venue: Earth Course, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday 3-8 a.m. (Live) / 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 3-8 a.m. (Live) / 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 3-8 a.m. (Live) / 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday 2:30-7:30 a.m. (Live) / 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Replay) / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)

In the field: Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Matteo Manassero and Thomas Bjorn.

Talisker Masters
Dates: November 13-16
Venue: Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Victoria, Australia

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Wednesday 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Live)
Thursday 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Live)
Friday 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Live)
Saturday 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Live)

Notables in the field: Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar, Vijay Singh, Brendon de Jonge, Peter Senior, Geoff Ogilvy, Marc Leishman, Richard Green, Nick O’Hern and Jarrod Lyle.

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OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Dates: November 14-17
Venue: El Camaleon Mayakoba Golf Club at the Mayakoba Res, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Replay)

Notables in the field: Alvaro Quiros, Darren Clarke, Ryan Moore, Davis Love III, Freddie Jacobson, Harris English, Tommy Gainey, Charles Howell III, Fred Funk, John Huh and Brian Gay.


Follow the banter between Ian Poulter, Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
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I created a Twitter list which only shows Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter so you can follow along as Ian and Lee give Tiger some grief and ask him to join in the banter.

Click here: http://twitter.com/#!/TheGolfSpace/tigerpoulterwestwood


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