The immediacy of social media, particularly when it comes to some of golf's biggest stars, was never more evident than on Tuesday, when both Ryder Cup squads put the finishing touches on the teams that will face off at Gleneagles later this month.
While U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson was announcing his three captain's picks, Keegan Bradley was busy getting himself, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson together for a quick selfie:
It didn't take long for many of their teammates -- and some of the players who missed making the team -- to chime in on Twitter:
A similar situation was unfolding earlier in the day after Team Europe's 12-player squad was finalized, from both those who made the team and those who didn't:
Imagine 80 years ago, when the British Ryder Cup team arrived for the first match by steamship! Technology has certainly changed the way we travel and communicate.