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Father’s Day Ideas

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, June 6th, 2006
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf EquipmentGolf FitnessLifeMiscellaneous

Here are a few Father’s Day ideas for you.

Your dad could use some golf fitness training from Mike Pedersen. Click here for Mikes Father’s Day Sale.

Another unique gift item for dad would be a Green Friendly golf belt.

Perhaps he needs a rules tune up. Get him this cool game.

Perhaps a unique rain cover from Rain Wedge would do the trick.

If pop just doesn’t seem to hit the center of the club face perhaps some Golf Dust would help.

If dad is a “gamer” then perhaps True Swing Golf would do the trick. You’ll need a DS too.

Perhaps you could get dad a subscription to Hooked On Golf Blog. Oh, I guess the best things in life are free.

Green Friendly Golf Belts

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, May 24th, 2006
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf EquipmentReviews

Day 3 of my 7 straight days of reviews:

It’s hard to write a 2000 word “review” on a ball repair tool. It’s equally as hard to write a 2000 word review on a belt. So this won’t be the world’s longest review either.

Green Friendly
makes belts for men and women. Yeah, whatever. Right? There are zillions of belt companies out there. But Green Friendly’s belts stand apart from any other.

Green Friendly

Built into the tip of each Green Friendly belt is an awesome green repair tool and magnetic ball marker! No digging around in your pocket, dropping tees on the ground and pulling your pocket inside out looking for your ball marker or repair tool.

divot tool

I have several GF belts and they’re great. They’re convenient, useful and they look very nice.


Want to make your belt even more special or put company logo on there? No problem. GF can engrave your artwork right onto the tip of the belt!

Take care of pop

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Check out the awesome Father’s Day belt package in the pic below.

Golf Belt divot tool

You can get a Green Friendly golf belt for free! Click here to find out how.

Eat Golf Shopper: A club ho’s new best friend

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, May 17th, 2006
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf ApparelGolf BallsGolf ClubsGolf EquipmentGolf Media

golf shopperMy good buddy Eat (Rich) has been burning his geek candles at both ends. He’s been flexing his super geek muscles for a couple of months on something that could have a huge impact on how us “club ho” types buy gear:


Type in any golf item you’re in the market for and let the Eat Shopper search all the stores on the web and present you with a list of all the best prices, with images no less. It’s like golf’s version of Price Watch.

Shh. I’m not sure if I’m supposed to say this but it works for other items too. I searched for “panties” and the Eat Golf Shopper gave me a mere 40611 selections. Ahem, I’ll be busy tonight…


Firethorn Golf Apparel

Written by: Tony Korologos | Saturday, May 13th, 2006
Categories: Golf ApparelReviews

Firethorn PoloTechnology has gone crazy over the last 10 years in the golf industry. Most of the technology focus is on golf clubs and golf balls. But I like where technology is taking fabrics used in golf apparel.

Case in point the Firethorn golf apparel line. The awesome looking deep blue polo I have has “Mercerized” cotton which is weaved in a kind of honeycomb pattern. With this pattern half the fabric touches your skin and the other half does not. This makes the shirt breathe very well. It also makes the shirt very comfortable.

What is “Mercerized”

Mercerized cotton is cotton that has been treated with sodium hydroxide to shrink it and increase its luster and affinity for dye. It is also mildew resistant and stronger.

Firethorn Fabric

Since the fabric is pre-shrunk before it’s even weaved, the shirts don’t shrink in the wash and they’re extremely durable. Even after many washes my polo still has a great, soft feel and the color hasn’t faded at all.

Firethorn is the official clothing supplier for the Canadian Tour. What’s that all a boot? Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Firethorn Polo

You can check out the Firethorn web site here. It looks to be fairly new as many of the links on the site say “coming soon.”

A note on the picture of the full polo. It looks like there are zig-zag patterns in the shirt but that is some kind of aliasing going on between the resolution of the photo and the weave pattern of the shirt.

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