Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors 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 April 9-15, featuring Dustin Johnson, Christina Kim, Hank Haney and more:
@nikegolf Stompin the #RBCHeritage field with 20XI's RZN core #counts. Congrats @Petterswede!
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TWEET OF THE WEEK
@KyleThompsonPGA: "I miss the days of balata golf balls and spinning a ball across a green. That was fun!" -- PGA Tour player Kyle Thompson
@AnnmarieDodd Bubba in green to Petterrsson in plaid.Two weeks in golf when a piece of tailored clothing is the crown. @KhakiCrusader #golf #golfstyle
@JWendelGolf Brought the spin wedge back out for 2012! #Backspin http://pic.twitter.com/BBmyvCFT
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Lots of options here for Sergio to choose from at TMaG HQ....which is your favourite? http://pic.twitter.com/G9ia9DBO
@FootJoyEurope Another FJ win on the European Tour! Congratulations Louis Oosthuizen on a great win in Malaysia #fjthemarkofaplayer
Kevin Hamluk, PGA
@KevinHamlukGolf If they made your golf ball in a yellow version would you play it?
@Val_Derrey Got new shoes! Can't wait to walk around! Going now to practice! http://yfrog.com/nzzr1oij
@WestwoodLee “@JoeShort96: @WestwoodLee what was the first EVER set of irons you got and at what age where you?”Cary middlecoff. 12.
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney It's clearly not the putter RT @mintchipgolfer: Why doesn't Tiger use the Scotty Cameron putter anymore?
@HankDHaney At least 2 degrees RT @CodieFisher: how much would u guess a set of irons need to be upright for someone who's 6'3?
@TaylorMadeGolf She must! RT @orwjeep got home from work and found this. Playing The Crossings tomorrow. Can't wait! #mywifelovesme http://pic.twitter.com/1A4vHNcH
@AnnmarieDodd Spring Golf Pick: I Heart Weekend polo by @EvanGolf ... Love sporty/girly combo pieces. @KhakiCrusader #golfstyle #golf http://pic.twitter.com/sTMdzTrX
@FootJoyEurope "@hubertjpjolly: @FootJoyEurope just got delivery of my customized FJ Icons! Best golf shoes ever!!! http://bit.ly/JcDS9O" #sehrgut
@WilsonGolf "@sophiehorn: Me and my weapons!!!! @WilsonGolf @Back9Network http://say.ly/BDq34KQ" You're all set!
@BriVega Guys these grips I just put on are AWESOME!! Totally recommend them!! http://pic.twitter.com/Zlvloe0A
@TRACYstanford I think I'm in love! http://pic.twitter.com/GC2gDCUk
@TaylorMadeGolf Nice ace, @BobEstesPGA! Used a TPMC forged 6-iron RT @PGATOUR Bob Estes made a hole-in-one on the par-3 fourth with a 6-iron from 183 yards.
@TaylorMadeGolf Incredibly cool! RT @jonathanrwall: buddy of mine is got married tonight and he's a TM staffer. Check out the cake. http://pic.twitter.com/T46i44F4
@TaylorMadeGolf FYI: We've had a few tweeps ask about delivery of #RBZ 5-irons. Shipments are going out almost everyday at HQ. http://pic.twitter.com/20x2Ftx9
@VokeyWedges The white Vokey VDRs and some Tour Issue shafts, always a good combo. http://yfrog.com/h65o6ibkj
@VokeyWedges Our newest shaftband, available from WedgeWorks. http://yfrog.com/kl6jhycrj
@AnnmarieDodd Spring golf pick: Chic LBD ala @nikegolf Looks WAY better on @themichellewie than on the hanger. #golf @KhakiCrusader http://pic.twitter.com/DR7psFZ7
@KyleThompsonPGA I miss the days of balata golf balls and spinning a ball across a green. That was fun!
@TravisHampshire A useful item this week from @ClevelandGolf @CGSrixonTour #beanie http://pic.twitter.com/wLouEJXJ
@thomaslevetgolf Bad golf virus ? Driver going everywhere ?well ..2 of these for a month should cure it ? http://pic.twitter.com/Migf5XFS
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney Only if u want more distance RT @drcraigconner:have a 100mph club speed and 135mph ball speed. hitting Titleist 983K should I upgrade.
@HankDHaney Hybrid RT @djkeogh17: do you think I should purchase a new wedge or hybrid
@HankDHaney Both R11 is more adjustable though RT @KonnorJ: which driver is more forgiving when hit, #taylormade r11 or rocketballz?
@HankDHaney Driver, 3w, 5w, 3h, 4h RT @JPBrownII: would u recommend wood-wood combo or wood-hybrid between the driver and irons?
@HankDHaney I would get a top line driver last yrs model to save money RT @jessicarights: should a beginner purchase a top-line driver?
@HankDHaney Listen to dad RT @jessicarights: what do u think of a beginning golfer purchasing Bubba Watson's driver? Dad says not a good idea, :)
@HankDHaney Beginner RT @robertapegram: how good of a golfer should one be before they get fit for a driver?
@JollyMichael @ClevelandGolf #wedgefacts The 1997 Masters was won with Cleveland #588 wedges!
@ClevelandGolf FACT: For the average player, roughly 45% of non-putts are hit with wedges. How important are wedges to you? #WedgeFacts
@ClevelandGolf FACT: @VijaySinghGolf won $10,905,166 in 2004 using Cleveland Wedges, more than any player in history. #WedgeFacts
@ClevelandGolf FACT: 40% of FedEx Cup Champions have played Cleveland wedges. #WedgeFacts
@ClevelandGolf Did you know that 25% of Major Champions since 1988 have played Cleveland Golf wedges?
@PaulStankowski RT @GinaStankowski: My daughter found a fashionable use for golf head covers. http://lockerz.com/s/200817543
@TaylorMadeGolf We hope they're as accurate as your kicking! RT @GHartley5 (Saints kicker Garrett Hartley) @taylormadegolf picked up some new irons today... Watch out http://pic.twitter.com/s776lYJd
@TaylorMadeGolf No. 17 is popular this year! RT @C_heavenorgolf Customized @TaylorMadeGolf pentaTP5 balls. Great ball! #feellikeapro http://pic.twitter.com/0w9ru5f5
@TaylorMadeGolf #Tweetsfrom1983 RT @JoshScobee10 Just got the new @TaylorMadeGolf prototype Tour Burner driver http://pic.twitter.com/8neS1IDO
@Chris_Ward_Golf The guy next to me on the putting green is still using a wooden-shafted putter @MiniTourProblms
@IamSAveryhardt I lost my hybrid headcover aka "Lil cub" I'm mad as can be....
@glorisotob Thanks @WhitlamGolfUSA for sending me another amazing putter! Going to make more birdies this year! #tourlife
@AnnmarieDodd Chilly Hilton Head. Henrik Stenson in fab @HugoBossGolf sweater (AP photo) today at The Heritage. @KhakiCrusader #golf http://pic.twitter.com/cQ41YIb8
@AnnmarieDodd Spring golf pick: @PUMAGolf men's track jacket, hear it's a favorite of Rickie Fowler. @KhakiCrusader #golf #golfstyle http://pic.twitter.com/hqBTnrOk
@DJohnsonPGA COMING SOON! My new hats should be in production soon!! Start taking orders in a couple weeks! #HangTight http://pic.twitter.com/YpWlg3ew
@odysseygolf New #Metal-X Putters hit stores tomorrow. They have the perfect blend of friction and feel...that's how we roll. http://bit.ly/FOI12w
Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy MORE than half the field in Malaysia (50.6%) is using an @odysseygolf putter #1PutterInGolf
@CallawayTourSpy 16.5% of the @odysseygolf putters were the new #MetalX #TrueRoll #1PutterInGolf
@CallawayTourSpy While @plarrazabal is also nicely placed after an opening 69 (-3) - well played Pablo! Here's a pic of his Forged wedge http://pic.twitter.com/WJqLqO7k
@VokeyWedges Some patriotic versions of our new WedgeWorks Limited 355 & 359. http://yfrog.com/mnmy9pwbj
@4allbyjofit The Jofit Style-List. Outfit#3 is sweet and sporty! http://fb.me/1KP1h6vqZ
@odysseygolf The PT Customs Truck is in NYC today at a media event launching the new #Metal-X Putters. http://yfrog.com/nz2onltj
@TaylorMadeGolf Nice sticks! Good luck with Tour. RT @Nickelback Found in our dressing room tonight, thx @LiveNation & @TaylorMadeGolf. http://pic.twitter.com/XRYno3wc
Ping Tour Europe
@PINGTourEurope After a very successful few months, our players were rewarded with their gold putters - the first of many for Tom (Lewis) http://ow.ly/i/yISn
@PINGTourEurope Ever seen one of our famous gold putters up-close? No? Have a look at this: http://ow.ly/i/yK51 - Can you guess who it belongs to?
@PINGTourEurope And here's the putter's front view, awarded to Louis (Oosthuizen) thanks to his impressive retention of the Africa Open this year. http://ow.ly/i/yKp2
Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy This week we presented the '11 SA Open Champ with his @odysseygolf Winners medal, pictured here with the winning putter http://pic.twitter.com/QvxmXAqn
@CallawayTourSpy Here’s an up-close look at the #RAZRXBlack and #RAZRFit Drivers signed by @Annika59, Olin, Two Gloves and Freddy: http://yfrog.com/khk7fmqvj
@AnnmarieDodd Spring golf pick: ruffle-front Ashley by Abacus Golf. Perfect with patterned trousers. @KhakiCrusader #golfstyle #golf http://pic.twitter.com/G0PuHeMs
@getgfore George Lopez rocking G/FORE's The Lopez glove at The Masters. G/FORE at Augusta as never looked so fun! http://fb.me/1ix77o7XA
@FujikuraOnTour Pete Dye playing in the pro am with the commish. Irons in the bag- Hogan Apex 2's. http://pic.twitter.com/Xoihhi1L
@nikegolf After his 1st Masters debut, @Kevin_Chappell is rollin his Method to get used to the greens at #RBCHeritage http://twitpic.com/98krw9
Charlie Tour (TaylorMade)
@CharlieTour Latest report from @RBC_Golf - @ogilviej testing new 64* ATV wedge (small greens at H. Town) @jdriscollpga w/ new TPMB irons (fresh grooves)
@CharlieTour One more gear note - @RBC_Golf defending Champion Brandt Snedeker working with two new RBZ drivers (one 8.5*, one 9.5*) to find best set-up
@jinpark79 Cold in san francisco so i got my iliac gear on. @iliacgolf what do you think? http://pic.twitter.com/kAIqf1hz
@karin_sjodin My new Baby! Love the #OKState orange and black! Thanks @TaylormadeGolf http://lockerz.com/s/200521699
@GrahamDeLaet Got some fresh new gear this week from the boys at @SLIGOWEAR too! http://pic.twitter.com/d3YmbTKW
@dangaunt My new mizuno tour bag with sponsor logo @gerrysports1 @myspgolf on. Looks awesome. http://pic.twitter.com/6nWAYq3F
@TitleistEurope Phenomenal weather (as always in Wales) for the @TitleistEurope fitting day @ Royal Porthcawl GC. #blueskies http://pic.twitter.com/nMUd16ou
@JesGebPr0 Love my new clothing from @4allbyjofit best clothing!!!! http://pic.twitter.com/W8Wgvuya
Kevin Hamluk, PGA
@KevinHamlukGolf Want a pink driver like Bubba? 5000 Ping drivers to go on sale June 1st at $430...very limited production run
@bubbawatson Your tweets have been heard! The PINK driver is now available !! % of PING proceeds go towards charity. Info here http://bit.ly/ID4Bfp
Ping Tour Europe
@PINGTourEurope We have released 5000 @BubbaWatson limited edition pink #G20 drivers. They will be available from approx. early June. #BubbaLong
@vallogolfer Is it bad that I kind of want a PING Pink Driver? I don't think so...
Mike Brown, PGA
@MikeBrown_PGA “@darrenrovell:I'd say people are interested in Bubba's pink driver. Ping's Web site has been down since 8:20 this morning.”#Ping #PingPride
Mike Fay, PGA
@mikefaygolf They finally arrived! http://pic.twitter.com/XFFDqqmj
@FujikuraOnTour Robert G. (Garrigus) going back to persimmon? Still crushed it 300 over the fence. http://pic.twitter.com/gHcENMVl
@FujikuraOnTour Classic R400 shaft http://pic.twitter.com/ZmQArTLl
Nicole Noelle Smith
@NicoleSmithGolf @adidasgolf @GolfVideoPro @GolfinHD @BWgrips Softspikes video day!! PS @SkirtSports loving my clothes ;) http://pic.twitter.com/OdMr0OOs
@NicoleSmithGolf @golfvideopro @GolfinHD @BWgrips Softspikes VidShoot cleaning up the spikes so they look clean. http://pic.twitter.com/zDftMDTo
@NicoleSmithGolf Keep those Softspike cleats clean! Adidas Sambas. Love them. @skirtsports clothing you rock. http://fb.me/19YvOxrTv
@NicoleSmithGolf My change room today lol notice the beautiful @SkirtSports collection ;) @GolfinHD @BWgrips super great Shoot today! http://pic.twitter.com/oXNiLytl
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney Yes it is RT @GioMarin: is it possible to work the ball left and right with game improvement irons?
Ping Tour Europe
@PINGTourEurope In reflection, an amazing #Masters week topped off with a #PING 1-2-3. A wonderful effort from @bubbawatson Louis Oosthuizen & @WestwoodLee
@PingTour “@HamadMubarak: Got new S56 irons today. Love them. Thanks for making such an awesome product!” You're welcome! We appreciate your support!!
@RIFEPUTTERS Congrats to Matt Kuchar on his 3rd place finish at the Masters! He was using a Rife Putter all week.
@VokeyWedges At the Masters, Vokey had 91 wedges in play. That's more than 3 times the closest competitor. #InVokeWeTrust
@VokeyWedges Did you know? Snow stamping is now available for new Vokey SM4s. Maybe not quite as many as @TheChristinaKim but close! http://ow.ly/aatyd
@TheChristinaKim HELLO to the wedges @VokeyWedges crafted for me. So pretty! The 3 extra grooves in the SM4 makes a huge difference http://pic.twitter.com/a4vXohI7
KBS Tour Shafts
@KBSShafts What an exciting Sunday at The Masters! KBS had some strong performances with four players in the Top 10, and two players T3.
@TrevorImmelman Callaway RAZR FIT woods,Muscleback irons,Odyssey protype 3 putter,Hex Black tour ball. “@urilito: @TrevorImmelman what club are u using?”
@Kendall_Dye Changin things up. @PingTour Nome might make its home in my bag.What u guys think of new kicks & short stick?Be honest! http://lockerz.com/s/199988479
Project X Golf
@ProjectXGolf RT @JakeMatzner: Thanks @ProjectXGolf my new Black shaft in my Titleist 910 D3 is awesome!!! #killing it
@pgatourshaftrep "@WTut: @pgatourshaftrep what shafts did duffner have in the bag this week?" Jason plays PXi 6.5
@Titleist Bubba Watson trusts Pro V1x golf ball to Masters victory, shot of a lifetime: http://bit.ly/HBfzG1 #teamtitleist
@TitleistCA Congtraulations to Pro V1x loyalist @bubbawatson on winning The Masters. 41 victories around the world for the Titleist ball to date in '12.
@scratch_golf Scratch Golf SB-1 Irons and Tour Custom Wedges in bag of 2012 Soboba Golf Classic Champion CHATTANOOGA, TN –... http://fb.me/1CwYvHNnh
@TOMREIDGOLF New toys to use for tomorrows TP Tour event at the Berkshire, first time on the course! #RBZ http://pic.twitter.com/Qji2YwLo
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney I have heard they do RT @XtremeHunting: can a drive ever run out of pop? If so do I need to get a new one?
@HankDHaney Come on man RT @ProbsGolfing: I break at least 3 clubs per year which has left me with an empty wallet and mixed bag of clubs. Advice?