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Unexplained Tragedy Strikes at My Home Course

22 hours agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

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 […]

Forté Golf Apex 6 – 6 Layer Golf Ball

2 days agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Question, do golf balls from Australia spin the opposite direction?  Let’s find out.  Today’s review if the 6-layer golf ball from Austalia’s Forté Golf, the Apex 6.  Why six layers? Because six is better than five of course. Apex 6 Key Features Soft, low compression/high energy core reduces spin off the tee to help increase distance […]

Golf Cigar Aficionado – Holt’s Cigar La Aroma de Cuba/San Cristobal

6 days agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

One of my long time best golf and cigar buddies was in town from Vegas yesterday. He was here enjoying the cooler, 100 degree temperatures. Naturally I suggested we hit the links and I brought some “little friends” (said in the voice of Al Pacino). Those friends, a.k.a. golf cigars were the La La Aroma […]

First Nip: Swing Oil

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. In my group “swing oil” or “swing lube” is normally in reference to another liquid refreshment. I’ll be testing Swing Oil out over […]

Emoji Golf Balls – Perfect For My Game

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

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 […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

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 […]

HOG Android App Released!

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

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. […]

Hooked on Golf Blog iOS App Released

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I’m thrilled to announce the Hooked on Golf Blog iOS app has been approved and is now available for download in the Apple iTunes store!  Now you can keep up to date with all of the incredible, brilliant, and entertaining content from this blog without having to use your computer or an internet browser.  Just […]

HOG iOS App Submitted to Apple iTunes Store

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I’m thrilled to announce that this morning I submitted the new Hooked on Golf Blog iOS mobile app to the Apple iTunes store.  This free app delivers all the HOG content to your mobile device in an easy to navigate and very clean format for mobile.  New content is automatically updated; fetched directly from the […]

Bushnell Golf Pro X2 Laser Rangefinder Review

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

On the 15th hole of the City Amateur tournament this weekend two players were using their lasers to get a yardage.   It’s a long downhill par-3.  “248,” the one player said to the other after 10-15 seconds of shooting.  “Yup that’s what I got,” the other player replied.  Seemed off to me but they […]

2017 RCK Salt Lake City Amateur Round One

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

It’s 6:43am Sunday the 4th of June.  I tee off in about 2.5 hours for round two of the RCK Salt Lake City Amateur tournament.  This is the tournament that’s most important to me each year. It’s an extremely well run tournament which is gross-only, and the format eliminates sandbaggers.  The golf course, Bonneville, is […]

Emoji Poop Driver Head Cover

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I’ve tested out many golf head covers from classy high end ones like Sumi-G to inexpensive Chinese made pho leather ones like Craftsman Head Covers.  Until now none has really been a match for my game.  I’ve finally paired up my driver head cover to my play, like a wine aficionado pairs up a fine […]

Is Golf Sixes Really What The Sport Needs?

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

A shortened version of the typical 9-hole game has recently been introduced over in England as a means of apparently marketing the sport to a broader audience. According to BBC Sport, Golf Sixes made its debut at St. Albans’ Centurions Club in early May, taking its inspiration -and many of its ideas- from the likes […]

Tattoo Golf Hazard ProCool Men’s Golf Shirt

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Welcome.  Welcome to Tattoo Golf, one of my favorite golf apparel accessory brands.  Rock & Roll attitude.  Skulls.  Unique styles.  Creative graphics.  Welcome. Below is the very sharp Hazard ProCool Men’s Golf Shirt.  This polo features a TG chest skull, small skulls under the collar, and a plaid pattern which is a cross between a Scottish […]

Tiger Fist Pump Panda T-Shirt

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I’ve been working on this review and thought perhaps I should wait in light of the Tiger Woods DUI news over the holiday weekend.  Timing is everything I guess.  Say hello to the Panda Tiger tee by Press Golf. T-shirts are the new rage in golf.  I’ve been receiving contacts from many t-shirt makers asking […]

Bogey Is Life Golf T-Shirts

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

A new fad in golf is t-shirts, for the millennial crowd I suppose. Maybe it’s the Top Golf thing. A new brand in the T space is “Bogey Is Life.” Bogey Is Life makes a few comfy casual apparel pieces like this one below, as well ask long sleeves, tank tops and hats. I’ve been […]

Snell Golf Father’s Day Gift Packs

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Pop quiz:  Name a golf ball that costs about half as much as a Titleist ProV1,  TaylorMade Penta and Tour Preferred, performs as well or better, and is designed be the same engineer who created or helped create those golf balls? Answer: Snell Golf’s MTB (My Tour Ball). In 2015 Dean Snell went solo with his […]

Antigua Vista Pullover Review

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Lately I’ve been greatly enjoying and needing to put into play my new Antigua Vista Pullover. Right now in northern Utah we are in what I call the “decoy spring.” Some days it’s warm, some days its cold. Some days it’s 80. Some days it snows. There are lots of days between where a light […]

First Look: TecTecTec VPRO500S Laser Rangefinder

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

Yesterday in the rain I started testing the TecTecTec VPRO500S golf laser rangefinder.  The VPRO500S has features found in units costing $500, but can be found on Amazon for $149. Some of those features include: Pinsensor (LOL, not pinseeker) technology locks onto the pin Slope Yards or Meters Measures up to 540 yards (good for you […]

First Look: Cobra Golf King F7+ Driver

last monthSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

I have a dilemma. I’m playing in my first tournament of 2017 in three hours and I have a shakeup brewing in the gamer bag.   I hit my current gamer driver very, very well.  I have fantastic accuracy and great distance with my “Snakes on a Plane” driver, also known as an Air Force […]

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