Frogger Amphibian Towel and BrushPro Cleaner

Just recently named the Best New Product at the 2009 PGA Merchandise Show, Frogger now has that distinct honor of Best New Product in back to back years! Like most golfers I have a trunk load of golf towels. After a round, I empty my water bottle...

Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick/Studio 12 Plus

Something I enjoy almost as much as golf is video production. I actually graduated from college with a degree in video production and worked in the video industry for some 15+ years. So when it comes to video products I tend to be a little pickier than most people....

iPod touch

I have been a big fan of the iPod video or now known as the iPod classic and thought there was no reason to upgrade. ...

Casio EX-F1 Digital Camera

I was at my nephews last football game taking videos. The cool thing was I was using a digital camera, the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 is far more than a digital camera. How many times have you taken a picture and had to retake the picture because someone blinked,...

Creative HD Vado

The Creative Vado is a hand held pocket video camera. I first fell in love with the Vado when I originally tested this cool camera. Since then, Creative has released a High Definition Vado. Just when I thought it couldnt get any better, the Vado HD was a pleasant...

TaylorMade GTR Cart Bag

When its time to take a cart, the TaylorMade GTR Cart Bag is a Gotta Have Gadget. With 9 zippered pockets, there is plenty of room to carry everything you need. The really nice feature is the velour-lined pocket to keep your valuables safe...

Wilson Staff FYbrid

This gadget is from Wilson Golf. This club replaced my 3-iron. The Wilson Staff FYbrid quickly became my go to club in 2008. The Wilson Staff FYbrid took the place of my standard 3-iron as it was much easier to hit and gave me the little added distance I...

Bowflex Revolution and the Bowflex SelectTech Dumbbells

Fitness Gotta Have Gadget hands down goes to Bowflex with the Bowflex Revolution® and the Bowflex SelectTech® Dumbbells. The only thing these machines are missing is a size 10 boot that could come up behind me and kick me in the butt to use them more.Millions each year...

John Deere Gator XUV

This is not from an original Gotta Have Gadget column, but from a column I wrote entitled, How to keep your lawn Golf Course Green. The John Deere Gator XUV 4×4 utility vehicle by far was one of the most fun gadgets I tested in 2008. There are unlimited...

Samsontech StudioDock 3i

If you have any kind of iPod I have the perfect speaker system, the Samson StudioDock 3i Active USB Monitors. Actually this system is not just for iPods, with the USB connection, they offer pure digital audio. I personally like the integrated iPod dock. It allows me to go...

Kobalt 53″ Tool Chest

The new Kobalt 53 Stainless Steel Tool Chest will be the envy of the neighborhood. It will take me 10 years to fill up the 16 heavy-duty drawers, and with the 1,000lbs casters and 4,000lbs weight capacity I will have plenty of shopping to do at Lowes....

Creative Zen X-Fi

If you want to be the cool aunt or uncles, the gift that will surely have parents screaming, “turn that down” would be the combination of the Creative Zen X-Fi with wireless LAN and the Creative GigaWorks T40 full range speaker system. The X-Fi MP3 player is far...

Nike Victory Red Irons

Time and time again the Nike Victory Red (VR) Irons gave me solid contact, great feel but more importantly the confidence needed to know no matter what the situation, I could recover and make par or better....

Welcome to Gotta Have Gadget

My name is Michael Conrad, I am a freelance writer with a column titled, Gotta Have Gadget. This column has been published in West Coast Golfer, Desert Golf/Tennis and Hooters Restaurant Magazines. It has also been published in Beyond the Badge Newspaper and I am a guest...