For Between Holes
As Tiger has taught us only all too well, golf is really only about two things: swing and swagger. We can’t help you with your slice, but we can be of some assistance when it comes to the swagger part. Just roll up in one of these: The Garia Mansory Edition Carbon Fiber Luxury Golf Car ($17,500), the brilliant brainchild of a creative collaboration between Garia, the Danish manufacturer of luxury golf cars, and Mansory, responsible for customizing supercars like Rolls Royce, Aston Martin and Bentley. Constructed from ultra-light yet durable carbon fibre body panels, with a luxe teak floor, specially designed headlights, air scoop and fender gills, this sleek, tiger-colored black and orange ride is sure to intimidate your opponent, even if your short game falls…well, short.
Ring A Ding Ding
Think back, for a moment, to the world before cell phones. A world filled with answering machines and busy signals, and hanging up on your schoolboy crush’s father because hearing him pick up the phone made a little bit of pee come out. Thankfully, those days are behind us, but our nostalgia for them lives on, with the POP Phone ($27.00). This fun creation by French designer David Turpin resembles an old-school handset, but its functions are completely contemporary. Just plug the 3.5 mm jack at the end of its curly cord into any mobile phone or computer to chat the day away. The headset comes in bright, poppy colors and is finished with a luxurious soft-touch texture so you can talk to your crush for hours. Or at least until her father comes home.
Let’s Get Wet
From wake boarding to kite surfing to your patented doggie paddle, let’s face it—when it comes to anything underwater, you’re like Triton himself. And that type of wet, graceful athleticism shouldn’t go undocumented. You should really have a Kodak Playsport Video Camera ($100) handy at all times. This pocket (or bikini) camcorder shoots bitchin’ 1080 HD video up to 10 feet underwater, and its built-in image stabilization means your footage will always be steady and clear. The handy LCD Glare Shield feature helps you see your subject clearly on the display screen, so even in reflective settings, like the glittering face of the Mediterranean Sea, you’re sure to catch all the action you intend to. Bust out your speedos, my good man. It’s about to get wet in here.
How Good Do You Want To Be?
We all know that advertising is evil. (Except the Shake Weight commercials. Those are pure goodness.). But this former ad-guy, Paul Arden might just have a few pearls of wisdom in his best-selling book, “It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be.” ($10.00) Arden, Executive Creative Director/Head Honcho at Saatchi & Saatchi, London for 15 years, really breaks it down in this book, offering up wisdom on problem-solving, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes and creativity. It’s been called, “a pocket bible for the talented and timid alike to help make the unthinkable thinkable and the impossible possible.” Maybe advertising isn’t so evil after all. I mean, it DID bring us the Snapple Lady. She was pretty nice, right?
Though you’re known up and down the eastern seaboard for your dominance on your company’s board, what only a handful of people (and a particular pod of dolphins off Catalina Island) know is that you’re also a god on another type of board (being of the surf-variety kind). Now the Almond X Linus Summer Bike ($1,300) can help you pedal your surfboard straight to the nearest swell with ease. This ultra-cool, vintage looking bike comes complete with a board rack and a nifty wooden crate in the rear to hold anything else you might need for your day in the surf, from sunscreen to your Persol Roadster Shades to dolphin kibble. Cowabunga.