A week's worth of tweets, Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2011

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Callaway Golf's European Tour reps to Twitter last week to show us the assortment of Odyssey putters they had on hand for the players at the Qatar Masters to try out.
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Series: Product Spotlight

Published: Monday, February 07, 2011 | 3:36 p.m.

Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf-related Twitter entries from the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6, featuring Stuart Appleby, Annika Sorenstam, Rory McIlroy and more:

FEBRUARY 6
Ilhee Lee
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@ANNIKA59 Phil (Mickelson)'s caddie is using a tooth brush to clean his bosses clubs. I have never seen that on any tour before... – Annika Sorenstam

@ANNIKA59 Phil (Mickelson)'s caddie is using a tooth brush to clean his bosses clubs. I have never seen that on any tour before... – Annika Sorenstam

Ping Golf
@PingTour Video: A look into homecoming week at @PingTour Click here to see video

Natalie Gulbis
@natalie_gulbis Getting in practice before game Click here to see photo

FEBRUARY 5
Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist Think these 50 (!) Grips are gonna get me thru the season?! Thanks to the guys at IOmic! :) Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Oil capital of the world @TaylorMadetour ran out of fuel on the drive from Abu Dhabi2Dubai. Good job R11 has more run on it than us boys!

@TaylorMadeTour Tour Rep Chris Trott product testing the Arabian way..... Click here to see photo

Annika Sorenstam
@ANNIKA59 Phil's caddie is using a tooth brush to clean his bosses clubs. I have never seen that on any tour before...

@ANNIKA59 That is very funny !RT @ladybugduffer: @ANNIKA59 Is Phil using a 'cavity' club?

@ANNIKA59 Clever tweeters !RT @sc0ttmarshall: @ANNIKA59 it was the GAP wedge he was cleaning

@ANNIKA59 Ha, ha RT @finsupgolfer: @ANNIKA59 With new groove rule maybe Phil is looking for more "bite" from his clubs?

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 “@MattWabe: @JustinRose99 Hit the new R11 driver today...am trying to stop myself buying it...it was lovely to hit!” - Get the wallet out:-)

J.L. Lewis
@JLLewisGolf A perfect putting stroke has slight acceleration through the finish. The key is to get the feeling of acceleration w/o hitting at the ball.

Gary Mayes
@Equip2Golf New Putters from Whitlam Golf Click here to see photos
Classic and innovative designs from David Whitlam .. Very underrated putters

Stuart Appleby
@StuartAppleby Picture enclosed of wedges Click here to see photo

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples my @QuagmireGolf oufit from round 3, pretty smart eh :-) Click here to see photo

FEBRUARY 4
Jane Park
@The_JanePark Laying in bed thinking of in n out burger. Gonna be in az next week to get fitted @ the @pinggolf center. I cannot wait to see the new toys!

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc 32 #R11 drivers in play at the CommercialBank Qatar Masters, in this it's first official week available on the European Tour.

Kristy McPherson
@KRISTY2208 It's been determined that today was the most productive golf day of 2011! Boy I learned a lot! And have a few ... Click here to read more

PingGolf
@PingTour New @PingTour Video- Homecoming: a Look Inside the Phoenix Open Click here to see video

BrittanyLincicome
@Brittany1golf I had an amazing experience today at vision 54 :) lots of great practice. Look it up!

Titleist
@Titleist Super job! RT @Cmoscovic: @titleist Snow Day in Dallas and this guy wants to play golf Click here to see photo

Paul Goydos
@PaulGoydosPGA No golf for me today. Just a little practice( I needed it). 2nd round tomorrow

Scratch Golf
@scratch_golf Here's a video of Jeff McCoy hand stamping Cristie Kerr's new Tour Custom Wedges. Click here to see videoand Click here to see video

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis I'm usually not much of a club changer, but I think the R11 is going in my bag for good. This will be my 4th driver since 2003

Nicole Castrale
@NicoleCastrale I have had a lot of people ask if my R11 is the regular or TP...I checked w/ @taylormadegc and I'm hitting the TP. Hope that helps :)

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell New hat prototype. What you reckon Tweeps?? Click here to see photo

Stuart Appleby
@StuartAppleby Greens still frozen just under top level of grass Click here to see video

@StuartAppleby Rock hard Click here to see video

Angela Stanford
@Angela_Stanford This is how u practice in the snow!:) Click here to see photo

FEBRUARY 3
Katie Kempter
@KKempter Who says u can't practice when there's snow?! 20 today, sunny, no wind...it was doable for 45 min! Click here to see photo

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory Shank! RT @tylerkeith91 @McIlroyRory If you could pick one shot to never pop up on you what would you choose>? snap hook, block, flyer...?

Sir Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo Love this R11 ..set the shaft thingy to open then turned the lie thingy to shut...got a blasting high draw rocketing out there !!!

ClevelandGolf
@ClevelandGolf If distance matters, weight matters! 310, 290 or 270: Which will you play? Click here to see photo

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing (PGA instructor Mike) Bender says all wedge shots should be low draws, why didn't I know that yet???

@carlingcoffing Low draws have the most control and spin

Titleist
@Titleist The New 910 fairway metals & hybrids began shipping this week. Click here for more
@BrysonM3: whens the 910h available?

Jimmy Brandt
@Brandjm Thanks Paul and scotty for the great experience in the putter studio. Also, JJ, Jim and everyone at the Titleist test site.

Sarah Hurwitch
@smhgolf New babies arrived!! Just in time to make the trip! Click here to see photo

Titleist
@Titleist New slideshow: Scenes from Titleist's Oceanside (Calif.) Test Facility and @MyTPI, featuring @GeoffOgilvy Click here to see photos

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell Click here to see photo
Bit of wedge play work at the back of the range here at Lake Nona. Got some new #Cleveland s to check out.

@Graeme_McDowell Pretty much testing a mixture of 588 and CG16 wedges with various lofts and bounces. Click here to see photo

SMSInc_On_Tour
@SMSInc_On_Tour From the 132 player field in Doha there were the following: 169 fairways woods, 102 utility clubs, 13 2 irons and 419 wedges

@SMSInc_On_Tour Despite gusts of up to 40mph during the first round of the Qatar Masters, only 9.8% of players decided to put a 2 iron in their bag.

Nicole Castrale
@NicoleCastrale I really love the new ProV1 ball! Thanks 4 my off season shipment ;) @TFJgolfgirl

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee Getting it a bit higher at the top now. Still windy!! Click here to see photo

Mark Wilson
@markwilsongolf Ping came through last minute and made me some Packer colored visors for this week. Click here to see photo

FEBRUARY 2
Paul Lawrie
@paullawrie99 Heading up to course its pretty windy which was forecast. Ball back in stance/smooth swings I reckon

James Patrick Golf
@jpwedges James Patrick Golf worked with Edel Golf to show a line of wedges at the PGA Show. Here is a pic of the showpiece Click here to see photo

Nicole Castrale
@NicoleCastrale I COMPLETELY agree with @ThePCreamer, the R11 is the BEST!!! ;)

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples so glad I am wearing my @QuagmireGolf gear today :-) Uniforms are AWESOME :-)

Kris Blanks
@Krisblanks Visiting my clothing company Antigua. They make great clothes that are easy to care for and are awesome to deal with.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf In the bag for his win! RT @GOLFcom_Dusek: @Paul_Casey sent me pix of the new @nikegolf Method Core putter he's using Click here to see photos

Paula Creamer
@ThePCreamer Getting all my taylormade equipment sorted out. I know one thing is for sure that R11 is not leaving my bag. I love it.

@ThePCreamer Getting stronger! Using stiff shafts now. Brand new shaft for me this year.

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf Well was suppose to play in the offsite Pro Am at Grayhawk but the weather outside is a bit chilly. So we did a indoor putting contest!

Titleist
@Titleist For more on the New Titleist Pro V1 & Pro V1x golf balls, incl. reaction from Bubba Watson, head over to #TeamTitleist Click here to see more

Dillon Gooch
@DillonGooch Headed to Augusta Pines with @bobbygatesgolf to hit out of the bays. I won't be filming this again today! Click here to see video

Bubba Watson
@bubbawatson Got my new bag Logo!!! #richardmille Click here to see photo

Bobby Gates
@bobbygatesgolf It's currently 7 degrees in Houston.. Looks like i will be practicing inside today...

Geoff Ogilvy
@geoffogilvy I know it is a lot colder in a lot of other places right now, but pampered pros used to summer all year are not well prepared for this

Players Towel
@PlayersTowel SF Giants Pitcher Brian Wilson caddies for friend Pat Perez at the Phoenix Open practice round. PLAYERS TOWEL !!! Click here to see photo

Joel Sjoholm
@SwedishTORO Time to order some new footjoys! Have been waiting for this day!

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory 6 iron RT @mark_s25 @McIlroyRory if you had to play a round with only one club from your bag wich would it be?

@McIlroyRory C-2 RT @fraser_galloway @McIlroyRory what's your setting on the new 910 driver?

Ping Golf
@PingTour Trying to stay warm this morning inside the @PingTour truck and came across this sharp looking custom cap!! Click here to see photo

Callaway
@CallawayTourSpy More RAZR testing today, so more essential technical work for Paul. Click here to see photo

@CallawayTourSpy Thongchai putting on the practice green before the Pro-Am Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Retief Goosen showing one of our tour reps where the sweet spot is on the Burner SuperFast 2.0 driver Click here to see photo

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope Tano Goya looking text book as always. Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope New @VokeyWedges needed for short game guru Brett Rumford. These have served him well. Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope Check out these 2 Napa #Scotty Cameron putters in the new Tour Black Finish! Click here to see photo

FEBRUARY 1
Hunter Mahan
@HunterMahan Here are some of my ping putters in the vault! Click here to see photo

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf Just left @PingTour factory testing some top secret prototypes. They got some awesome clubs coming out by the end of the year. Can't wait!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf Awesome! Nothing says I love you more than a Method! RT @JaredTGreen: Just got my early Valentine's Day present... a Method 003!

Titleist
@Titleist Good news. What is your SFT setting? RT @TaylorTwellman: @Titleist just got the 910D3 8.5 with the 19 hybrid as well...should be nice

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks Hard day of practice today. Hit balls with @rickiefowlerpga and then putted for a long time. Got a new Cameron that looks amazing!!!

Ping Golf
@PingTour Looking through the drawers in the @PingTour trailer and came across these sweet looking visors!! Click here to see photo

Briana Vega
@BriVega I don't think I have been this excited about my swing in about 2 years, I feel like I am going to make a change that will really help!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf See what was in PC's bag for his win RT @Paul_Casey: Click here to see photo
Here's what's in the bag. Will post some specs later

Callaway
@CallawayTourSpy Practice time for @Oliver_Wilson earlier today. A mix of the new drivers in the foreground. Click here to see photo

@CallawayTourSpy Paul, the expert, is on hand to get the guys clubs just right - doing some final wedge adjustments Click here to see photo

@CallawayTourSpy 10 years of Odyssey #2-Ball. Still as popular as ever. When did you get your first one? Click here to see photo

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson Had a Hugo Boss photo shoot to do this morning,always fun trying to land the ball on the photographers #Twitpic Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour TM Staffer and top bloke Simon Khan gets in on the action and shows us how to hit a fade and a draw with his new M Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour Click here to see video
- Paul McDonnell, TM Tour Rep, talks you though what happens at the start of each week from the Locker Room.

@TaylorMadeTour TaylorMade gets you closer to the action! Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour When he's not winning tournaments, he's shooting videos for TaylorMade in Qatar! Top man Martin (Kaymer)! Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour TaylorMade tour rep., Chris Trott explaining to Sergio why he hits his #R11 so far! Click here to see photo

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope Titleist 1,2,3!!! Waring,Ferrie and Donaldson in practice. Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope Kenny Ferrie with new Deep Milled Scotty Cameron Newport 2. Click here to see photo

Callaway
@CallawayTourSpy A lot of sand here, so need good wedges. Alvaro's ... one shiny. One not so shiny. Click here to see photo

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope New @VokeyWedges for South African Staffer. Guess who?? Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope Always good to have a little reminder of family at home. Liam Bonds sweet stamped @VokeyWedges. Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Hampshire's finest out in Qatar! TM Staffer, Richard Bland obviously got the memo on Tour Team's staff uniform! Click here to see photo

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope Mark Haastrup back in action after a long injury lay off. Testing New 910 hybrids. Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope The quiet start to the day is over!!! Pablo and Bernd keen and eager to get their New ProV1 Click here to see photo

JANUARY 31
Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 Had a great day at Taylormade. Put an extra inch on the driver and got ball speed from 166 to 170mph. Amazing what another inch can do!!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf The hottest shoe among Nike Athletes....Designer Carl Madore on the @Paul_Casey inspired Lunar Control Click here to see photo

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski Look what's coming to Dallas!!! This'll make practice a challenge... Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc Watch and find out why Dustin Johnson had to stop hitting his #R11 on the Torrey Pines practice range: Click here to see video

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Sean Brady from TaylorMade reads the TrackMan numbers to Martin Kaymer whilst testing the R11. Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour The most important room in Qatar and where all the magic happens.... Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour FCT sleeves-check, ferrules-check, Sharpie for players to sign gear for all you lovely people out there-check! Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour TaylorMade's new technician getting to grips with the new irons. Click here to see photo

Katie Kempter
@KKempter My practice buddy today! NM State bird....the Roadrunner! Click here to see photo

Titleist
@Titleist New video: @BubbaWatson explains how the New Titleist Pro V1x golf ball has helped his game Click here to see video#teamtitleist

Sarah Hurwitch
@smhgolf Definitely! RT @RyanBallengee One of the highlights of the PGA Show? Getting a Color Fusion shirt from (cont) Click here to see photo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Filming this week in Qatar with DC and many others....."just one more time please Darren". Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour Raph Jacquelin just loves his R11! Click here to see photo

@TaylorMadeTour Locker room full with new #R11 tour bags for the players. Click here to see photo

Brittany Lincicome
@Brittany1golf I was trying to feed him gold fish but he wouldn't eat them. LOL Click here to see photo

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf Mike Small coach of @illinigolf has signed to play Wilson Staff equipment! He will be playing FG62 irons and FG Tour wedges.

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 12,000 Taylormade clubs being built every day here Click here to see photo

Callaway
@CallawayTourSpy Thongchai's RAZR Irons. Nice. Click here to see photo

@CallawayTourSpy Monday in Doha. Odyssey on the green. Click here to see photo

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis Twittertip.EZ way to find proper distance to the ball is hit balls with feet together.When you widen stance stay same distance from the ball

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope Click here to see video
- Titleist Staffer, Paul Waring trying a quick trick for the camera. Didn't quite go to plan!

@TitleistEurope Click here to see video
- Nailed it!!!

Bubba Watson
@bubbawatson Sitting in bed watching yesterdays golf coverage, man I had good visor hair going!!! #urwelcome

Paul Lawrie
@paullawrie99 Spent some time with taylor made guys getting an r11 to suit me. Mix that with wilson fg tour irons. Hopefully we have a winner folks

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson Here's a pic of the @Vivobarefoot shoes I've worn over the last two weekends in Abu Dhabi & Bahrain. I've been wea Click here to see photo

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope Young French Titleist Staffer Romain Wattel warming up Click here to see photo

@TitleistEurope Kenny Ferrie and Tour Rep Scott Morrison having a chat in Qatar Click here to see photo

 


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