A week's worth of tweets, August 29-September 4, 2011

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Benn Barham via Twitter
European Tour player Benn Barham took to Twitter last week to show off his newly arrived fall wardrobe from Hugo Boss.
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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, September 05, 2011 | 2:56 p.m.

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 August 29-September 4, featuring Brian Gay, Karen Stupples, Hank Haney and more:

SEPTEMBER 4
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@FujikuraOnTour    Thomas Bjorn, 2 wins in a row with Rombax X. The Dane is on fire!

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@brettpackeegolf "After 20 years with same lofts on my wedges, its time for a change. 56* going in bag as highest loft #dontneedlobwedge. Sick of coming short" -- Brett Packee, 2008 Illinois PGA Section Teacher of the Year

John Letters
@JohnLettersGolf    Some great looking irons in that white staff bag down at the Travis Perkins Senior Masters at Woburn #MasterModel yfrog.com/j2hujgj

Brett Packee, PGA
@brettpackeegolf   After 20 years with same lofts on my wedges, its time for a change. 56* going in bag as highest loft #dontneedlobwedge. Sick of coming short

SEPTEMBER 3
Chris Carnahan

@Carnahangolf   Nike Golf at it again » Interesting patent directed to an "adjustable ball striking face." fb.me/1h8NG86J2

Sara Hurwitch
@smhgolf   If a golf club has the word "History" on it, then take it out of your golf bag! #NaturalGolfIsUnnatural lockerz.com/s/135548563

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis   To all "traditionalists" who say belly(long)putting is an unfair advantage, I ask then, why are you not using one? It is available to all.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   300 RT @JasonSedore: I saw a tweet about 7 iron distance to driver distance. I hit a 7 200 yds. Do you have an opinion about my driver?

SEPTEMBER 2
@Karen Stupples

Kstupples   Taking design to a whole new level! RT @graphicdesign79: Loving my new @WilsonGolf spatula. yfrog.com/nxo5dhj

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   new Whitlam golf and gauge design golf hats And our new tour bag. twitpic.com/6f3at7 twitpic.com/6f3atc twitpic.com/6f3asm

Diana D'Alessio
@DeeDAlessio   This is the wave of the future, Handerpants! Never a shortage of fun at Howard Head Sports Medicine! lockerz.com/s/135226950

Ping Golf
@PingTour   “@MatthewBayliff: New @PingTour sticks in the bag! #Pings4Life yfrog.com/khbfekwj #S56”

Wallace Booth
@wallacebooth   Thanks to @Titliesteurope for sending my Napa back to @scottycameron for a refurb! Looks Amazing!!! twitpic.com/6f2icy

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Maybe Friday afternoon but the Tech's are busy as ever..... twitpic.com/6evyi2

@TaylorMadeTour   A nice clean store room in the Tour Dept. #TOUR360ATV #adipure twitpic.com/6eu24m

Sandra Gal
@TheSandraGal   On the set of a shoot for @superflexbands The guys were fun! yfrog.com/nxq5ej

John Letters Golf
@JohnLettersGolf   Players testing the new John Letters Tour Black Driver at the Travis Perkins Senior Masters at Woburn yfrog.com/nyl0xj #hititfurther

@JohnLettersGolf   Angel Franco showing us his love for the John Letters T9+ hybrid yfrog.com/mnfseelj

Jason Bohn
@JasBohn   Check out my new Footjoy XPS-1! Wow @Footjoy you have done it again. Hands down, the best shoe you have ever made! moby.to/jvph3h

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Total domination! Odyssey putters nearly make up half the field (48.7%) at the Omega Masters in Crans-sur-Sierre this week! #No1PutterInGolf

Darren Clarke
@Theprincedc   Think I need to find a belly putter lying around the locker room!!! :)

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Everything RT @njmeyer: @hankdhaney I am 6'8" what do I need to consider most when getting fitted for my clubs? Suggestsions?

@HankDHaney   Good plan yes RT @V_Bhatt29: @HankDHaney thinking of taking 3i out & replace w hybrid. What loft? 20 degree?

@HankDHaney   Anything that helps, they r going to get huge RT @Beav4666: what's your opinion on belly putters? Good or bad idea

@HankDHaney   I like long drivers for more distance buy what they sell RT @IzzyMercado400m: How many "s should my driver be when I buy a new one? I'm 5'6"

@HankDHaney   48, 52, 56 or 50, 56, 60 or 48, 53, 58 RT @albsbg79: if pw loft is 44 what should gap, sw, and lob be?

SEPTEMBER 1
Nike Golf

@nikegolf   It has arrived! twitpic.com/6em2an The Nike Flat Bill cap - available now: bit.ly/nKraR0

LoudMouth Golf
@LoudMouthGolf   This #fanphoto always makes me smile. #Photo #LoudmouthNation pic.twitter.com/D0o32S3

D'Lance Golf
@DLanceGolf   Did you know that after 25-35 rounds, you should reshaft your U-groove wedges with Spinner Wedge shafts?

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Ever wonder where the Vokey T Grind came from? It's from Vokey loyalist Tom Pernice Jr., one of the best short game players in the world.

@VokeyWedges   Check out Tom's custom Vokey 59-T from his recent visit to @mytpi : ow.ly/i/gCFz

Brian Gay
@BrianGayPGA   Here's Rd 1 outfit for tomorrow from @sligowear Miami pink Scotty, white tour belt and black pants lockerz.com/s/134926352

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   I'm going to suggest to my bosses we start making Tour Only Belly Putter Shafts! #we'llmakeafortune

@pgatourshaftrep   Off back to the UK tonight with Virgin Atlantic, we are launching a new PX Black driver shaft @ St Andrews in two weeks... its awesome!!!

Simon Hurd
@druhbelts   Druh belts on the course in the village in cran with our Swiss company. Sellsomebelts.com yfrog.com/h0m73xwj

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pro @bubbawatson is milliseconds away from getting #BubbaLong with his G20 driver at the @DBChampionship pic.twitter.com/ZnTkFvc

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf   The RLX Fall/Winter line has arrived! Excited to see the goods inside! #luckytohavePoloasasponsor! yfrog.com/h8n4zmnzj

Benn Barham
@Bennbarham   Thanks to @HugoBossGolf for the autumn/winter clothing, it looks amazing as usual :) yfrog.com/g0l2ccj

Charlotte Mayorkas
@charmayorkas   "@PlatinumSky: My wedges have been customized and beautified!!!! @VokeyWedges yfrog.com/nyt3dfj" time for a wedge contest! Ur going down!

Dacota Dryden
@DacotaDryden   What shall I wear for q school?! @PUMAgolf twitpic.com/6eeb2h

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   If you're looking for a long putter, check out our White Ice 2-Ball Mid: bit.ly/oM6VJY and 2-Ball Long Putters: bit.ly/nyvCXo

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   Lots of responses about the grips. They're pretty awesome! Thanks again to @puregrips moby.to/9wasvb

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   48 should be 50 RT @G_MINKIN_4: I carry a PW, 48, 54, and 58. Should I get rid of 48?

AUGUST 31
Bridgestone Golf

@bridgestonegolf   NEW J40 irons! twitpic.com/6e008w

@bridgestonegolf   J40 wedges also coming soon! In black oxide: twitpic.com/6e5359 & Satin Chrome: twitpic.com/6e53ld

Brian Gay
@BrianGayPGA   Rave reviews on the new digitile pant today from @sligowear fall line!! lockerz.com/s/134691825

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Our first WedgeWorks Services customer was @platinumjoe . Check out his cool pics here: http://ow.ly/6hWgQ http://ow.ly/6hWkx cc @Titleist

@VokeyWedges   Weight porting now available from WedgeWorks! ow.ly/i/gzBn ow.ly/i/gzBz cc @Titleist

@VokeyWedges   Completely waterproof, highly breathable, and totally windproof. It's the new Vokey Rainshirt by FootJoy. http://ow.ly/6i74U

Pernilla Lindberg
@pernillagolf   A dirty golftowel to protect the back of my thighs from getting burnt when sitting down.Not use to this heat! lockerz.com/s/134659284

Matrix Shafts
@MatrixShafts   Two of the top three finishers used Matrix shafts at Barclays fb.me/xD0Z9XVb

Precision Putting Products
@precisionputtin   Loading up an order! twitpic.com/6e378a

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Daniel working hard in the Ping truck. yfrog.com/h7a6yqmj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   World no.5 Martin Kaymer is in the field this week with his R11 driver: Loft:8.0; Shaft:Fubuki Alpha 70-X; Grip:Tour Velvet FC; Length:45",

@TaylorMadeTour  ...Meanwhile, fellow Ryder Cup Star, Peter Hanson is gaming the Burner 2.0 SF;Loft:9.5; Shaft:Fubuki 70-X; Grip:Lamkin White 58R; Length:45"

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Nick Dougherty's new wedges waiting to be unwrapped twitpic.com/6dvw1b

@CallawayTourSpy   Callaway's Lam Chih Bing rolling in putts with his Odyssey on the practice green twitpic.com/6dw2m9

@CallawayTourSpy   Johnnie Walker Champion Thomas Bjorn's RAZR Hawk Driver, 9.5º N with Fujikura Rombax 7X07 X shaft twitpic.com/6dw3er

@CallawayTourSpy   Thongchai has decided to go pink with his ball marking. 2 pink dots.. twitpic.com/6dx00m

@CallawayTourSpy   Callaway's Christian Nilsson doing some final preparations on the range twitpic.com/6dy9oj

@CallawayTourSpy   Thomas Bjorn's 7iron that hit it to 2ft to win at Gleneagles. Marks on sole are from cart path in the 3rd round twitpic.com/6dgna9

AUGUST 30
Sophie Walker

@SophWalks   The joys of practicing when u've left ur towel in the washer yfrog.com/hwqbyfj

McKennon Golf Bags
@McKennonGolfBag   We give the customer what they want... lockerz.com/s/134373390

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples   Heading back to Orlando gonna try the new @WilsonGolf irons :-)) me and Padraig eh :-) will get an Irish tie in yet :-))

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Peter Hanson working hard with his TM ghost spider. #ghostspider twitpic.com/6dgqwv

@TaylorMadeTour   Re-grips for Mr Molinari, Tour velvet 58rib 2 tapes on strong. twitpic.com/6dgx1t

@TaylorMadeTour   Another putter re-grip for Tour Rep Paul Mcdonnell. #ghost twitpic.com/6dj1qt

@TaylorMadeTour   Just adding some loft on this Burner 2.0 for Graeme Storm, 9.5 going to 10 degree. #loftisyourfriend twitpic.com/6dhncd

@TaylorMadeTour   Introducing the new R11 Irons....available early September 2011 from all authorised TaylorMade retailers. fb.me/F1KLFLga

Chris Lloyd
@C_Lloydy1   A week off to prepare for Kaz and Russia. Got my new Titleist 712's in the bag - seriously sexy looking set of irons! @TitleistEurope

Edel Golf
@EDELgolf   “@WavelandVC: @NatSheary It looks good!! Your favorite color ORANGE!!!! yfrog.com/nz1efj

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Raphael De Sousa getting fitted for a 910 driver.. That's some good numbers.. yfrog.com/mf3ifej

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   R11 or CB's RT @hurricane418: I had the 09 Burner irons then Burner 2.0. Would you suggest the R11 irons for a 9HC??

AUGUST 29
Vokey Wedges

@VokeyWedges   Voke's working on making some backup SM4s for Steve Stricker. http://yfrog.com/hs6rdybj

@VokeyWedges   Check out the new SM4 hand stamp. Very cool. http://yfrog.com/hwl73gj

@VokeyWedges   Voke's demonstrating how we hand stamp wedges for WedgeWorks. http://yfrog.com/h3lltkpj

Natalie Gulbis
@natalie_gulbis   Warning up before my Taylor made day in Canada twitpic.com/6d3kl6

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Yo JP. The new wedges look amazing bro. You need to move your shop out here to Cali. Keep up the good work bortha. @jpwedges

Trevor Immelman
@TrevorImmelman   Callaway Octane with Aldila RIP “@NatSheary: @TrevorImmelman what driver n shaft do you use?”

@TrevorImmelman   Callaway RAZR X Muscleback's “@G_MINKIN_4: @TrevorImmelman What irons do u play?”

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pro and Boeing Classic Champion, Mark Calcavecchia recently had this to say about his G20 driver...

@PingTour   "My G20 driver gave me confidence off the tee this week. Who is going to complain about a straight, long and high ball flight?"

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   Congratulations to @odysseygolf Staff Pro Thomas Bjorn on his playoff win at the Johnnie Walker Championship - his 2nd win of the year.

@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf leads all putter manufacturers with 48 worldwide wins this year.

Tom O'Brien Jr., PGA
@TommyOGolf   Just got my #EdelGolf putter; amazing difference. Thank you David Edel and Bobby Dean for your time. You guys need to check out #EdelGolf.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Nike's @themichellewie rocked the Nike Dunk golf shoes in her T2 finish at the CN Canadian Women's Open http://twitpic.com/6d8s2z

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Titleist staffer James Kingston might put a set of 712 AP2 in the bag this week.. http://yfrog.com/kigzpwkj

Titleist
@Titleist   Both @USAmateur champ & runner-up trusted Pro V1x and bags full of Titleist equipment. Here's what they played: http://bit.ly/p8ye2C

Mizuno Golf
@Golf_Mizuno   The New JPX-800HD Irons: http://on.fb.me/qalY0h

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Monday Pro-Am and TMaG staff player Marcus Fraser pulling his own bag.... #nocaddie http://twitpic.com/6d4r77

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Both should help, KBS RT @FitzNation: please what do you Recommend. KBS tour x stiff or proj x 6.5 I tend to balloon my irons. Please help 


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