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First Look: Big Max Blade Quattro 4-Wheel Push Cart

7 hours agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I try to walk as often as I can, but with a sketchy back I don’t like slinging my bag. That’s why I use push carts, also known as “trolleys” for you HOG patrons in the U.K.  I’m now sporting this 4-wheel trolley from Big Max Golf, the Blade Quattro: The Blade Quattro sports “4-wheel […]

Christmas, a.k.a. Holiday Golf Apparel Gift Guide

23 hours agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Below is the Hooked on Golf Blog Christmas Golf Apparel gift guide for 2017. For you politically correct folks out there, think of it as a “holiday golf apparel gift guide.” Below are some great golf gift ideas for that someone special in your life who golfs, or just likes to dress well. Click the […]

Galvin Green Dash Insula Pullover Review

2 days agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

It’s getting cold here and I’m fully prepared and stylish in my new Galvin Green Dash Insula Pullover jacket. Galvin Green makes some of the most amazing golf apparel and outerwear on the planet. It’s really several steps above just about anything else out there. Dash Insula Pullover Overview The 1/4 zip Dash Insula pullover […]

Cobra Golf Introduces 2018 Lineup Including First Ever CNC Milled Driver Face

2 days agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Got some press releases from Cobra Golf yesterday with a TON of images of their new 2018 lineup and it looks intriguing. I don’t post press releases here, but I do at the HOG sister site That’s the HOG newswire.  Here’s a brief overview of the new Cobra gear, and links to the galleries […]

Hooked on Golf Blog World Headquarters Relocated

After seven great years, the HOG World Headquarters has moved to a brand new, just built location. Yes it is closer to the golf course. In fact, it’s about a 9-iron to the 8th green on one of my home courses. I guess that means for now I probably won’t be giving up golf. I’m […]

TPK Fine Leather Goods, Score Card Holders, Wallets, Golf Bag Tags

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

TPK Golf at offers some very nice leather goods and other accessories for golfers and non-golfers alike. Recently I’ve been sporting this very handsome and supple full-grain leather scorecard wallet: The leather in this wallet is extremely soft and very classy looking. Plus it is light. I don’t like a lot of weight in […]

Memories of a Lost Golf Buddy

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I’m moving in 8 days. HOG World Headquarters is being packed up now. It’s hell. I have a mind-boggling amount of “stuff” to go through, so many golf items. Going through lots of old stuff stirs up old memories, good and bad. The new HWH is going to be nice, but with no basement to […]

Review: La Cana Golf Club, Dominican Republic

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

The Dominican Republic is the golf capitol of the Caribbean with roughly 30 courses, fantastic weather all year (barring a few hurricanes), and great resorts.  The Dominican Republic is a perfect recipe for a golf buddy trip or golf stay and play vacation. La Cana Golf Club Location La Cana Golf Club is located on […]

First Look: Ecco S-Drive Golf Shoes

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

This one is going to be tight. I just received the new Ecco S-Drive golf shoes for review.  The golf season here is winding down and I’ve already gotten my skis tuned and my ski boots refitted. I hope the weather holds out long enough for me to put these new S-Drives through the rigorous […]

Bermuda Sands Woodland Golf Polo Review

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

It wasn’t quite Bermuda, but I last wore this fantastic Bermuda Sands Woodland Polo while playing golf in the Dominican Republic. I thought it was fitting, pun intended. Woodland Polo Overview The Woodland Polo is part of the Bermuda Sands fall collection. The materials in this polo are 92% polyester and 8% spandex. No cotton, […]

10 Worst Golf Course Review Clichés

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I started blogging golf course reviews before most current day golf bloggers or golf journalists were off the first tee. Now golf course reviews are more common than sour kazoo notes at a Kenny G concert. More common than selfies on Paige Spirinac’s instagram.  More common than unfixed ball marks on the local muni’s greens.  […]

Review: The Inn at Bay Harbor, Northern Michigan

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Northern Michigan is one of my favorite places in this great country of ours. It’s a special recipe featuring the waters of Lake Michigan, dense Michigan forest, fresh air, interesting topography, and friendly people. It is always a fantastic time when I can take the HOG World Tour to Northern Michigan, an opportunity I’ll always […]

Review: Secrets Cap Cana Resort and Spa, Dominican Republic

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

If you were considering a Caribbean vacation but thought otherwise due to recent hurricane damage, think again.  The Dominican Republic was not directly hit by Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Harvey, and their tourism industry is 100% open for business. If you’re looking for an all-inclusive Caribbean resort suggestion or Caribbean stay and play golf ideas, […]

HOG World Tour Visits the #1 Golf Course in the Caribbean and Latin America, Punta Espada Golf Club

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I had to take a moment to soak in what was happening yesterday.  I was in one of those “special golf places” which leaves memories for a lifetime.  The contrasting green of Punta Espada Golf Club and the blue waters of the Caribbean were really making me thankful for the opportunities I’ve been able to […]

HOG World Tour Visits Pete Dye’s Teeth of the Dog Course, Dominican Republic

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

The day I could write this post has been on my golf blog bucket list for a long, long time.  I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to play Pete Dye’s “masterpiece,” Teeth of the Dog in the Dominican Republic. Pete Dye is one of the most famous and respected golf architects in history.  You […]

HOG World Tour Visits the Dominican Republic’s La Cana Golf Club

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, so here is 4,000 words describing my round of golf today at La Cana Golf Club in the Dominican Republic. La Cana is a P.B Dye design, the son of architect Pete Dye. The last two are the 5th hole on the “Tortuga (turtle)” nine. This hole […]

Checking in from the Dominican Republic

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Greetings from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. I’ve arrived at my home base for the next few days, Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa. I’m here for a HOG World Tour stop to review a couple of Dominican Republic golf courses and resorts. Check out this amazing place. While I’m here I will have […]

HOG World Tour Heads for the Dominican Republic

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Prepping for the next World Tour golf adventure. — (@HOGGOLFBLOG) September 30, 2017 Redeye flight tonight to JFK and from there to the Dominican Republic. Stay tuned to the HOG social networks for live updates and photos!

Review: Nicklaus Apparel Men’s Staydri Polo and Shorts

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

From Utah to Michigan I’ve had this pair of men’s golf shorts and golf polo in play, both on and off the course, and in the air. Retail price on these two is extremely affordable. The polo is at $24.99 and the shorts $29.99. Polo I’ve quite enjoyed sporting the Staydri Polo.  I’ve worn it […]

Review: Forest Dunes Golf Club

2 months agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

On the recent HOG World Tour stop in northern Michigan I had the pleasure of staying at Forest Dunes resort, and playing the unique Tom Doak designed reversible course there called The Loop. Check out my review of The Loop. While The Loop may be the attention grabber, Forest Dunes is home to a Tom […]

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