I’m stoked to let you know I’ll be reviewing TWO hats from Wallaroo Hat Company, the Shelton and the Jasper, both below.
Wallaroo Jasper Hat
Wallaroo Shelton Hat
These hats will be very heavily used by me this year as I know I’ve been letting my face and neck get pounded by the sun for years and I need better protection.
The Shelton has a neck flap which will come in handy not only golfing, but hiking, camping, fishing, and doing all sorts of other outdoor activities.
Winter is still in full force here, but the review stockpile keeps growing. I’ll bust out my reviews as soon as time, and the weather allow. Stay tuned.
I made the mistake of looking at Twitter on a Sunday evening. Then I had an acid flashback, well, more specifically a WITB flashback. I forgot that on Sunday evenings during the PGA Tour season (oh, that never ends) endless “journalists” post their “what’s in the bag” posts. What is this you ask? The winner that week on tour’s clubs are suddenly interesting, since he won. Who cares that he shot two rounds in the 80’s last week and missed the cut! This week it’s hot stuff. For more about my opinions on what’s in the bag, check out my post, The Truth About What’s In the Bag Photos.
Who cares what’s in Tiger’s bag? More importantly whats in Tony Korologos’s bag? I get a lot of requests from readers, okay one, to find out what is in my bag. I do not wish to disappoint, so here’s what I’m gaming right now.
I’ve got two sets of skis. The ones on the left are Rossignol Sky 7HD’s, 180 length with 98 under foot. Good all around skis for varying terrain. The skis on the right are Blizzard Zero G. Those are 185’s. They’re a little wider at 108 under foot, with a more straight shape. Those are the powder skis. My poles are very special; Scott poles with one extra basket. One of a kind. Two of one of a kind I suppose. Top off the recipe with some Rossignol ski boots and Oakley goggles.
We’ve been getting hammered with snow, finally, so this is what my field of choice looks like at the moment:
I’m excited for spring, when golf season starts back up here. But winter is here now and I’m content to carve up Alta Ski Area until the courses are open.
Every year new golf products arrive here at Hog World Headquarters that make me say, “now I’ve seen everything.” I have seen everything, yet again.
Golf Gum is different kind of focus product. Instead of drinking a liquid, or eating some kind of energy bar, the golfer chomps on gum.
Inside Golf Gum is 80mg of caffeine, a little less than is in a normal cup of coffee. The caffeine helps the golfer focus, or stay awake if there was a previous night of partying.
Golf Gum also contains B-vitamins. These nutrients help the body convert food into fuel. This helps sustain energy level throughout the day.
On The Course
I have not yet tested out Golf Gum on the course. It is a bit of bad timing. On doctor’s suggestion I had to cut some things from my diet, one being caffeine. So I’m posting this out of a bit of a courtesy to the folks at Golf Gum, who sent me the samples. I will definitely give the golf gum a shot if the doc gives me the thumbs up.
Perhaps this spring I’ll give out some golf gum to my golf pals. If they beat me we’ll know it really works.
Dollar Shave Club, Harry’s, Birch Box, Trunk Club, Lootcrate… the monthly goodie box for men concept is pretty hot right now. But why get overpriced razors every month when you could get something really fun and useful, like golf balls and accessories? That’s where iGC Box comes in. Let’s take a look inside the box.
Inside my iGC Box are some nice golf goodies. See below.
First and foremost is a half dozen high quality, urethane covered 3-piece balls. That’s the same recipe one would find in “Tour” quality golf balls which can run $50-$60/dozen. I have NO desire to get a monthly subscription if the balls inside are “RockFlite” quality. The balls come inside a useful accessory bag which is great for the other small golf items one loses inside a big golf bag.
Along with the balls my box had some nice, long plastic tees. I tee it high, so these are perfect for me. Plus they’re much more durable than wood tees.
A nice full leather golf glove comes in iGC box, as well as an iGC ball marker. Can’t have too many ball markers. Most golfers have about 500 in their bags…
Last but certainly not least is a terrific little club brush, which is not even the size of a box of Tic-Tacs. There are three retractable parts: a metal brush, a plastic brush, and a pointed plastic groove cleaner. This accessory is worth a month’s subscription price on its own. It’s so small it can live in the golfer’s pocket, ready for use whenever a quick club or groove cleaning is needed. Clubs work their best when they’re clean and the grooves are not full of debris.
There are two subscriptions available from iGC, year-round and seasonal. Both subs are $19 and delivered monthly. The yearly obviously comes every month through the year, while the seasonal is monthly between the months March through September.
I say “semi-final thoughts” because I’ll be covering another iGC box soon, which offers some other goodies, to give you the idea of the variance.
Think inside the box. iGC Box. With an iGC box landing on your doorstep every month you’ll have a solid pipeline of the most used and highest wear-and-tear items in your golf arsenal, balls, gloves and tees.
I’ve upped my beverage game. Everything looks better with a HOG logo on it!
What a piece of art.