Wow I can’t believe that YESTERDAY was the 7th
birthday blogday of Hooked On Golf Blog. I posted my first ever golf blog back on December 5th, 2004 when there were perhaps only 5 golf blogs in cyberspace. Starting this golf blog, at the suggestion of my best friend Al, has resulted in seven fantastic years of golf filled fun. I’ve met SO many great people, played so many great courses and tested out more gear than one could imagine. This journey has been a blast and it will only get better! I AM NOT DONE!
Since HOG’s humble beginnings in 2004, millions of visitors have logged hundreds of millions of hits here and I’ve posted thousands of articles and thousands of golf photos. I’m going to log some stats for historical reference below:
Total Golf Blog Posts: 3,756 (including this one)
Total Comments: 3,716
Images in HOG Golf Photo Gallery: 17,939
Spam Comments Which Never Saw Daylight: millions
HOG email subscribers: 2,681
YouTube Videos Uploaded: 317
YouTube Video Views: 4,156,549
Hits January 2011 to December 5th 2011: 35,158,792
Unique visitors January 2011 to December 5th 2011: 1,601,401
Friendships and relationships built: Countless
TheGolfSpace (personal) Twitter Followers: 2,195
TheGolfSpace (personal) Twitter Tweets: 4,544
TheGolfSpace Facebook Followers: 285
HOGGOLFBLOG Twitter Followers: 918
HOGGOLFBLOG Twitter Tweets: 1,538
HOGGOLFBLOG Facebook Followers: 371
Hats off to all HOG patrons, sponsors, friends, critics. Thanks to all of you (even the critics) and see you on the course.
Congratulations! I have four more months until my golf blog has its sixth birthday. Keep it going strong!
Ah, yes, I remember the conception (*ahem*). Well done, TK!
Tony – Congratulations… You and the success with your blog are truly inspirational! Best, Phil
Many thanks Phil. Will you be at the 2012 PGA Show? Hope to see you there.
Al, you are the man.