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Unexplained Tragedy Strikes at My Home Course

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Categories: BoneheadsGolfMiscellaneous

I was horrified to see this tragic situation first hand, a couple of days ago.  It was on the 5th tee.

What events transpired to produce this awful waste? What happened?  Looks like the person got one bite into it and boom. End of story.

Was that dog #3?  Just couldn’t have any more?  Did the wife catch him on the golf course eating hot dogs when he was supposed to be at the gym and on a diet?  Did Gary Player make an unexpected appearance and the dog-eater had to secretly dump the one-biter in the trash?

If anyone has any information… any at all, please contact me.


First Nip: Swing Oil

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
Categories: GolfGolf For WomenSite News
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The forecast for this afternoon is 98F and sunny.  I’ll be doing my best to stay hydrated and keep my concentration and energy level up with the help of some Swing Oil.

Swing Oil

Swing Oil

In my group “swing oil” or “swing lube” is normally in reference to another liquid refreshment.

I’ll be testing Swing Oil out over the next month or two and posting my full review soon. I’m playing so bad now that I’m tempted to not only drink this stuff but soak my clubs and golf balls in it as well. Hell, I might even pour some on my brain.


Emoji Golf Balls – Perfect For My Game

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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I’ve found a new gamer ball, one that fits my game perfectly:

The Emoji Poop ball above matches my Emoji Poop driver cover, which reviewed about a week ago.

Below is the Paige Spirinac ball:

These are part of the Emoji half-dozen pack which can be found on Amazon here.

When my golf partners watch me chip this is the ball that represents their reactions:

These would be a fun Father’s Day golf gift, though it may be too late to order these for Father’s Day unless you are on Amazon Prime.


Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Red alert! You have exactly one week before Father’s Day.  Stay calm. I’ve got some great golf related Father’s Day gift ideas for you, most of which you can get shipped in time, or find in your local golf shop. I’ll cover a range of under $15 to about $500 so now matter how much you “love” dad, I’ve got you covered.  Each item will have a photo and a link to the HOG review.

Stage V Clinger Cigar Holder $14.99

At $14.99 the Stage V Clinger Cigar Holder is a great gift. It holds cigars of varying sizes and clamps via velcro or strong magnets.

Snell Golf Father’s Day Gift Packs $65-$75

Between $65-$75 is a Snell Golf Father’s Day gift pack.  The packs come with two dozen killer golf balls, an awesome hat, and two casino chip style Snell Golf ball markers. Snell Golf balls are designed by the engineer behind the ProV1 and many other high end “tour” golf balls.

aahSoles Green Coral Flip Flops $30

These flip flops are incredibly comfortable.  The padding under the feet provides a wonderful foot massage with every step.  The joy dad will get for a mere $30 investment is huge.

Emoji Poop Driver Head Cover $30

I love my Emoji Poop head cover. It’s a friendly reminder of how good my golf game really is. Dad’s golf buddies will be envious.  Under $30.

“Skullicious” Tattoo Golf Lucky 13 ProCool Golf Shorts $59.99

Fantastic golf shorts with an attitude featuring roughly 200 skulls. Dad will love wearing these at the stuffy old club.  Under $60.

Devereux Cameron Golf Polo $85

Class dad up with a high end golf polo from Devereux.  Incredible fabric, performance and fit.  $85 well spent.

Sci-Core Indoor-Outdoor Practice Golf Balls $14.95

Indoors or in the yard these are great practice balls.  They fly a fraction of the distance normal golf balls do, and won’t break the neighbor’s window when you blade a flop shot in the front yard.

Kentwool Game Day Collection Golf Socks $20ish

There are no better socks on the planet.  I will not wear any other socks than Kentwool.  They’re not cheap.  They last forever.  Their new game day version features colors of your favorite pro or college sports teams.

OUUL Super Light Python Series Golf Stand Bag $199

My current game bag is this one.  It’s super light and very cool looking with no outlandish logos or marketing on it.  Ouul is a new brand making some very cool golf bags.

Bushnell Golf Pro X2 Laser Rangefinder $499

Do you REALLY love dad?  Then you can pony up the $500 it will take to get him the best golf laser rangefinder on the market, the Bushnell Pro X2.  This is my gamer and I love it.

HOG Android or iOS App FREE

The best things in life are free.  Point dad to the new Hooked on Golf Blog mobile app, available for both major mobile platforms.  To find it, search for “Hooked on Golf Blog” in either app store.


HOG Android App Released!

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, June 9th, 2017
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I’m happy to announce the release of the world’s first golf blog Android app!  Hooked on Golf Blog is now available as an Android app, free in the Google Play Store here.  HOG blazed the golf blogging trail when it began in 2004, and continues to blaze new trails in the world of golf media.

The HOG Android app was designed to be easy to use. Reading the latest posts takes one finger tap. Getting a list of posts in a single category, like equipment reviews is one tap. Now HOG patrons can enjoy the brilliant, well written, entertaining, enlightening content here anywhere, on their mobile device. Read HOG in line at the DMV or waiting to get drilled at the dentist!

iOS App

If you are an iOS user, the app is also available on the Apple App Store here.


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