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 December 5-11, featuring Zach Johnson, Carly Booth, Francesco Molinari and more:
@CallawayTourSpy Clutch win by Callaway staffer Alvaro Quiros today in Dubai using Callaway's new RAZR Fit Driver. First win for the new driver. #RAZRFit
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TWEET OF THE WEEK
@SMSInc_On_Tour: "Long/Belly putter usage on the @European_Tour averaged 5.7% before the US PGA Championship & averaged 10.8% afterwards. #tryawinningformula" -- SMS Inc., the firm that tracks the equipment played in each European Tour event, similar to the Darrell Survey on the PGA Tour.
@CallawayTourSpy Alvaro used the new #RAZRFit driver to average 311 yards this week, confirming his position as Europe's longest driver on tour
@CallawayTourSpy In Alvaro's bag: #RAZRFit Driver (9.5º), X Fwy (17º), RAZR X Musclebacks, X Forged wedges, @odysseygolf ProType putter, Tour i(z) ball
@CallawayTourSpy Congrats also to the world #1 who used his trusty @odysseygolf White Hot XG #7 putter to win both US & EPGA money titles #1PutterInGolf
@odysseygolf Alvaro Quiros made a 40 foot eagle with a PT 10 Putter to win in Dubai. Odyssey won money titles on 4 tours and had over 70 wins this year.
@JhonattanVegas Thanks @nikegolf for the best present of the year. My new Nike Method. Worked really good this week @SharkShootout. Thanks guys.
@VokeyWedges Another win for Vokey Wedges! Congrats to SM4 loyalist @Brendan_Steele for winning the Franklin Templeton Shootout! #yearofdavoke
@Kendall_Dye See you soon @okcthunder lockerz.com/s/164005582
@Carnahangolf Must have in @GolfBandonDunes pro shop. Wool head cover by Seamus Golf. fb.me/1yby7ptD3
@BradFaxon Just changed all my grips and will debut next year w an orange Dancing Cameron on the putter!
@samsaunders87 Loving my new Razr Fit driver from @CallawayGolf .. Looks great and feels better! Already starting lineup in my bag
@BagBoyCompany If you are out finishing your holiday shopping, check out the NEW Revolver LE and Revolver XL cart bags. fb.me/1c4gDiBLo
Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy Alvaro's averaging driving distance with his #RAZRFit is 311.5yds - 2nd longest (with #RAZRHawk driver) is 303.8yds #RAZRlong
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Kaymer WITB: R11 driver, R9 FW, Rescue TP 11, RAC TP irons, XFT SW & LW, Penta TP #59 & adidas footwear. pic.twitter.com/lA2Ng0uL
@TaylorMadeTour Hanson WITB: Burner SF 2.0 driver, #3 FW & #5 FW, Rescue 11 TP 21, TP MB irons, Itsy Bitsy Spider Ghost, Penta TP & adidas footwear.
@TaylorMadeTour If only they all knew...in that bag were all the new 2012 toys during a recent trip to a UK Golf mag! #morenextweek pic.twitter.com/pA0qrt1F
@cobragolf ZL Encore, Trusty Rusty, Big Trusty Rusty, Long Tom Driver... what @cobragolf sticks are on your wishlist this year? #OnMyWishList
@SMSInc_On_Tour Long/Belly putter usage on the @European_Tour averaged 5.7% before the US PGA Championship & averaged 10.8% afterwards. #tryawinningformula
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour TaylorMade: #1 Driver, #1 Fairway Wood, #1 Hybrid and #1 Iron brand at the season ending Race to Dubai event....#whitechristmas
@pgatourshaftrep Project X Number 1 Driver, Fairway and Hybrid Shaft at the Dubai World Championship! #Winnersplaytruetemper
@TheJenniferSong Really enjoyed my time at the @ScottyCameronPutterStudio and @TPI! Its always fun to be here! pic.twitter.com/gVQmKiix
@SMSInc_On_Tour In 2011 we checked 6,510 bags & 91,140 clubs on the Euro Tour. 2011 end of season stats to come soon. We now have 3 weeks until 2012 season!
@SMSInc_On_Tour Clubs in play today - 183 wedges, 83 fairways woods, 46 utilities, 3 2 irons. Field size - 58. #dubaiworldchampionship
@SMSInc_On_Tour Average weights of shafts at the @DubaiWorldChamp - Driver - 68.4 grams, fairway woods - 79.3 grams, Utilities - 92.1 grams. #golf
@SMSInc_On_Tour 37.9% of players participating in the @DubaiWorldChamp didn't use a 3 iron. 10.3% of players used a long or belly putter.
@SMSInc_On_Tour Today 3.4% of players had changed their driver & 15.5% had changed their putter since their last @European_Tour event. #racetodubai #DWC
@SMSInc_On_Tour Of those who have teed off at the Dubai World Championship so far - 30.8% are not carrying a 3 iron.
@SMSInc_On_Tour 5 out of the first 12 players to tee off at the Dubai World Championship have changed their putter since their last @European_Tour event.
@robertgarrigus Looks like I might switch to the belly putter ! Feels pretty good but I am going to work with it for the next month my trade mark may be dun
@robertgarrigus If I think its going to be hard it will buy if I think it will help my game chances are it will be a positive step in the right direction!!
@robertgarrigus Might not end up with a bloody belly button like blanksy but I will get to practice more cause my back won't be hurting any more ha!!!
Jones Golf Bags
@JonesGolfBags CEO of Jones Golf Bags, Dean Lemman carrying the Jones Original down at the #hideaway in La Quinta, CA lockerz.com/s/163192564
@WhitlamGolfUSA "@levantelebeche: Whitlam Design Gauge Wedges truly awesome @whitlamgolfusa Great day at Atlanta Athletic Club fb.me/YOMupU8J" nice
@WhitlamGolfUSA It's disco time. Go @stuandersongolf twitpic.com/7qekeg
@druhbelts Dubai shopping centre Druh belts golf house pic.twitter.com/xjGRCSGC
@IanJamesPoulter Last thing before hitting the hay iron the @ijpdesign gear for tomorrow. #TwitPict twitpic.com/7ptqot
@smhgolf My headcover got a new wardrobe! #SwamiSez pic.twitter.com/cnomvwne
@BettinardiGolf Introducing the 22 Caliber by Bettinardi | bettinardi.com/news/129 fb.me/1kQFOIDMn
@TheRealCWilson Some great new shaft wraps from @Clevelandgolf ...well one great new shaft wrap. #causewerefromOhio pic.twitter.com/7DINw21U
Mizuno Golf Europe
@MizunoGolf_News New MP650 woods are leaving the Mizuno workshop fast at the Tour School in Spain. Looks like a winner.
@GaryBoyd86 “@djdeebo: @GaryBoyd86 what driver have you been using this year?, change next year? #2questiions” Ping G20
@AlfCallowhill getting things going indoors. Great time to improve! #TwitPict twitpic.com/7pvcn5
@F_Molinari “@Ryan_Gribben: @F_Molinari what bounce are on your wedges???” 10 degrees
@F_Molinari “@MattWalluk: @F_Molinari Do you think the belly putter is unfair? And if yes should it be banned?” not unfair only different
@F_Molinari “@sean_efc31: @F_Molinari have you ever tried a different putting method? Cross handed? Long putter?” used belly putter for almost 2 years
@F_Molinari “@AWGlasson: @F_Molinari if equipment went back to balata balls and persimmon woods how would scores go on tour?” i'd love to see that!
@Titleist At 2011 Q-School, 20 players trust Titleist to @PGATour cards: bit.ly/w55fC6 #teamtitleist
@PingTour Heading into the Dubai World Championship this week, PING Pro Miguel Jimenez will be playing our Anser Forged Wedges in 52* and 56*
Richard S. Johnson
@Rich_S_Johnson Look what came in the mail pic.twitter.com/qOAOfXWw
@Rich_S_Johnson Thx @ScottyCameron Awesome! pic.twitter.com/4qliQqJ0
@LoudMouthGolf Great photo of @SaraBrownGolf in Loudmouth Pink & Black Capris! pic.twitter.com/oxJdZCyD
@ANordqvist The new @cobragolf 2012 staff bag... Can't wait to get mine!!! :) yfrog.com/khlcuhzj
@nikegolf Making magic with his Method putter Nike athlete @F_Molinari practices for this week's Dubai World Championship twitpic.com/7pr34o
@nikegolf Soaking up the sunshine Nike's @simondyson77 hits the range to prepare for this week's EPGA Dubai World Champs twitpic.com/7ptd1k
@Graeme_McDowell RT @drgibb1982 @Graeme_McDowell What length is your driver? It looked really long at Nedbank. >>46.5". Good spot.
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour WITB Retief Goosen - project X 8A4, 45", 1 inch tip, grip master wrap with 2 tapes. #racetodubai twitpic.com/7po1e7
@PingTour Hot off his win in South Africa, PING Pro Lee Westwood is excited about competing in Dubai this week. pic.twitter.com/RoFkKeHC
@PingTour After his morning Pro-am, PING Pro Lee Westwood returned to the practice tee to work through a few clubs. pic.twitter.com/d9RlkbxH
@PingTour PING Pro Miguel Jimenez will be using a G20 3-wood, 5-wood and 7-wood this week at the Dubai World Championship. pic.twitter.com/CMJtPB83
Mark Russo, PGA
@markrussopga Really interested to see if our @Titleist business increases now that they offer a 12* driver & senior & ladies options. Great additions.
@VokeyWedges These beauties are ready to ship! Gonna make someone very happy this week. #Indigo yfrog.com/ny2vjwdj
@VokeyWedges Check out our stamping table...Bluuuuuuuuue! yfrog.com/nujdexdj
@VokeyWedges Wonder who these are for... yfrog.com/g0g55tfj
@VokeyWedges Smooth... yfrog.com/klhtbgcj
@ZachJohnsonPGA Yes sir! RT @rrusty808: @ZachJohnsonPGA I have one of your golfballs...do you still mark it with the three crosses?
@ZachJohnsonPGA Slightly different RT @RyanBaerPGA: @ZachJohnsonPGA that still same seemore you've used since masters? Or same model diff one?
@ZachJohnsonPGA Golfpride velvet. Yes @ty_zimmerman: @ZachJohnsonPGA two part question 1 what kind of grips do you use 2 Do you put on your own grips?
@ZachJohnsonPGA New @Titleist AP2s RT @grantrasmussen: @ZachJohnsonPGA any equipment changes for 2012?
@ZachJohnsonPGA They r gr8! @Titleist @jimroach15: @ZachJohnsonPGA just got fitted for the new ap2's!! Excited how are you likin yours? Amy Neswold nephew!
@WilsonGolf Look who's sweet bag just came in! yfrog.com/mmwvmfj
@smhgolf This one's for you @jteater12! lockerz.com/s/162662465
@nikegolf Lots of Qs on TW’s Method 001 putter grip...TW has used this grip for years, it is a Golf Pride proprietary grip.
@nikegolf JV getting his Method on at The Oven yesterday. Thanks again for a good sesh @JhonattanVegas twitpic.com/7phy69
@CarlyBooth92 Golf pride RT @Smyth666: @CarlyBooth92 what are the White grips on your clubs called and where do you get them
@CarlyBooth92 Project X 6.0 steel bladesRT @1995_GirlGolf: @CarlyBooth92 Hi which Nike Irons do you use & are they graphite shaft or steel mens, Thanks :)
@CarlyBooth92 Nike 20XI•X's RT @chrisord49: @CarlyBooth92 What balls do you play?.
@CarlyBooth92 Its the latest Nike Tour bag all nike players use, its silver and redRT @ALaCapra3: @CarlyBooth92 what color is your golf bag?
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour This putter is hot from it's two wins last month!!! #sergiogarcia #racetodubai twitpic.com/7p7e32
@TaylorMadeTour 11 TMaG staff ball players in the field this week. #racetodubai #PentaTP twitpic.com/7p8tfe
@TaylorMadeTour Our finance dept love their golf so much, they have substituted the traditional angel in favour of an R11! #Leechie pic.twitter.com/kR1TnPFb
@Boyseygolf Return home a treat off @nikegolf! New wedges and VR lim edit. woods!!! Can't wait to give them a whirl tomorrow #fb pic.twitter.com/4adF6fHI
@PaulStankowski Broken golf clubs ALWAYS come in handy. My dad makes MacGyver look useless. twitpic.com/7pes49
@Matt_Hoff62 My bros new tour bag #joiningtheteam yfrog.com/ketblfiwj
@TitleistEurope We had the @ScottyCameron Concept Tour Rat. Now we have the FTUO Super Rat! Check out the head cover yfrog.com/o0s3xoaj
Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy A beautiful array of @odysseygolf putters on display in Dubai #dwc #1PutterInGolf twitpic.com/7p5zpk
@CallawayTourSpy Longer and straighter! Nice! RT @Birrgolfshop: @CallawayTourSpy old driver v razr tour! Gained 46 yards extra! yfrog.com/oc1cklrj
@LoudMouthGolf What do you think of @alanwallace's shoes? pic.twitter.com/c7NiC46d
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney Anything is worth a try RT @GazPottsy: what do you think of fat putter grips hank?
@HankDHaney Way too short, U need 2" and 3-4 degrees upright RT @JLarge53: I'm 6'7 and have 1/4" extensions on irons yet they still seem too short?
@HankDHaney Mid size or standard w extra wraps RT @Rolandschoeman: 11hdcp large hands. Standard or mid-size grips?
@HankDHaney 50, 54, 58 RT @Tru_East: how many, and what degree wedges to you recommend carrying in your bag?
@HankDHaney Love the @TaylorMadeGolf Penta try them both and u decide RT @NBHPro: How do you compare the Penta with the 20xi? Swing speed 109.
@HankDHaney Men's standard size, i like the wrap grips RT @angeldiz2003:Please tell me what Pure Grip to buy?? 18 hcp, big hands, r7 irons,
@HankDHaney Stock or one extra wrap RT @LTribs13: 6 ft with normal size hands. Oversize grips or stock?
Bill Ranson, PGA
@BillRansonGolf Was hitting the Adams golf redline irons today, I'm not a big hitter but I was stroking a 6i 200 yards. WOW is all I could say!!
Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW Day 1 of the TM photo shoot with @bubbawatson instagr.am/p/Xg739/
@TRAVISMATHEW Rolling with @bubbawatson instagr.am/p/XhKSt/
@TRAVISMATHEW Target practice at the wind mills with @bubbawatson instagr.am/p/XiC7F/
@TRAVISMATHEW Vintage with @bubawatson instagr.am/p/Xi85f/
@bubbawatson New jacket from @TRAVISMATHEW lockerz.com/s/162329407
@VokeyWedges 8 Vokey Loyalists got their 2012 PGA Tour Cards today! Impressive stuff. #Gutsandglory #InVokeWeTrust
@PingTour Congratulations to PING Pros Harris English, Jeff Maggert, Daniel Summerhays, John Huh and Richard Lee on advancing to the @PGATOUR!!
@PirettiGolf Potenza weld neck. pic.twitter.com/ewBqNEs8
@Piretti Golf Cool putter shaft in this Tour putter. pic.twitter.com/bRF8a2RM
@TheSirNickFaldo Excitement Father Christmas is early, new toys to try! @taylormadegc yfrog.com/obxkpgwj
@SrixonGolf Q-School Madness! Who watched Charlie Beljian play that yellow ball and qualify for the @PGATour next year? Great 5 days of golf!
@TitleistCA Congrats to Titleist Staffer, Dave Moro of Credit Valley for jarring a hole in one in with his brand new 712 AP2 6 iron @ Vista Vallarta!
@Titleist Rory McIlroy trusts Pro V1x golf ball, New MB (712 Series) irons & SM4 @VokeyWedges to Hong Kong Open victory: bit.ly/sxXEpZ
@TitleistEurope Christmas comes early to the DWC locker room. Balls, gloves and caps for our Titleist/FJ players. yfrog.com/obsnzzsj
@Streels54 “@BillRansonGolf: @Streels54 what shaft flex do you use in your woods and can I get a follow? I try and get my wood frequency around 7.5
@odysseygolf @odysseygolf Staff Pro Sang Moon Bae has clinched the JGTO Money title. Odyssey has won the PGA, Nationwide and JGTO money titles in 2011.
TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour Very basic workshop this week in the bag store, but lots of R11 work going on! #racetodubai twitpic.com/7oshxb
@TaylorMadeTour Old school tools with a veteran TM rep working on top technology golf clubs! #racetodubai twitpic.com/7ot1fm
@TaylorMadeTour "@markfozgolf: @TaylorMadeTour thanks boys. Loving the new R11 3 wood :-)" Glad your happy Foz.
Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy Don't you wish you had this at your golf range??! twitpic.com/7op57e
@CallawayTourSpy Thomas Bjorn doing some early range work at the Dubai World Champs #DWC twitpic.com/7ooqpx
@druhbelts Yellow plain. @Cockernaden pic.twitter.com/10ZCBsSf
@WestwoodLee Nice Ping double at the nedbank last week with Calc and me winning. Should have had a bet!
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney Pure Grips and they r the best i have ever found RT @KieranDowness: what grips do you use?
@HankDHaney Impact bag, saw it first w Henry Cotton he used to hit a tire RT @StevieRMartinez: hank what's the best swing drill you have ever heard??
@HankDHaney Used to train your hands and practice release RT @juanrjackson: what does an impact bag do?
@HankDHaney Because of reduced spin now RT @dejohnmd4: how are drivers easier to fade than draw? That makes no sense to me.