A week's worth of tweets, Feb. 14-20, 2011

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Photo by Marc Warren via Twitter.
European Tour player Marc Warren took to Twittter last wek to show off the newly marked (blue "M," red "W") Nike golf balls he planned to use in the Avantha Masters.
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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, February 21, 2011 | 3:39 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 Feb. 14-20, featuring Kris Blanks, Karin Sjodin, Zach Johnson and more:

FEBRUARY 20
Annika Sorenstam
@ANNIKA59    Kai teaching the girls about core strength and connecting the upper and lower body during the swing. http://plixi.com/p/78848394

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@IanJamesPoulter Slightly thickening the grips has no relevance to ball flight or shape at all, its purely to even out the taper. – Ian Poulter

Karin Sjodin
@karin_sjodin    Wedges and putting was on the schedule this morning. Then a workout. The lunch break is over and time to head back to course for session #2!

FEBRUARY 19
Louise Friberg
@louisefriberg    The worst part about being a golfer...golferstan!!! I hate having uneven tanlines!!! I will do something about this the next few days...

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks    Tour Rat headcover!! http://yfrog.com/h45o3jij http://yfrog.com/hse5kfjj http://yfrog.com/hsvb3zsj

Karin Sjodin
@karin_sjodin   Morning practice - Check! Computer work - Check! Now back to Karsten Creek for evening session!

Sara Hurwitch
@smhgolf    Just picked up the new baby from @fuziongolf http://yfrog.com/h6xe6zj

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples   day 2 at Thailand, http://yfrog.com/gyv95uij sweet quagmire shirt :-)

FEBRUARY 18
Nike Golf
@nikegolf    Nike athletes @paul_casey @suzannpettersen @stewartcink & our product innovators talk Method Core putter VIDEO: http://bit.ly/fsvTtv

Natalie Gulbis
@natalie_gulbis   I usually pack 2-3 colors of adidas outfits next two weeks will be mostly black and white http://twitpic.com/418x49

Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo   Ha funny @taylormadegc props ! http://yfrog.com/h4f07aj

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf    day 2 grind fest, dialing in the back up w/ @ianjamespoulter #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/414fyd

@cobragolf    New Matrix Radix 8X RT @CobraPumaFL @cobragolf @ianjamespoulter what shaft are you using for his best trajectory?

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Day 2 of the @Cobragolf testing 5 wood out of the bag 17 utility in with new shaft. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/416ru3

Aldila Golf
@AldilaGolf    Flex is the rating given to a shaft based upon how much it flexes during the golf swing. Choose the right #golf shaft http://bit.ly/bfCjhU

Callaway Golf
@CallawayGolf    The wait is over. Callaway’s new line of RAZR products are available at retail today! What new RAZR products are you going to try?

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf    DART is now available. Are you going to try the latest putter technology?

FEBRUARY 17
Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter    http://twitvid.com/LG2UA - Video of me regripping my White cobra ZL driver 5 layers under right hand & 2 under left. Enjoy

@IanJamesPoulter   By having 5 layers under the right hand & 2 under the left it evens out the taper a little bit, it feels much more comfortable in my hands

@IanJamesPoulter   The rest of my irons will get regripped tomorrow i want fresh grips on for the next run of tournaments.

@IanJamesPoulter   Slightly thickening the grips has no relevance to ball flight or shape at all, its purely to even out the taper.

@IanJamesPoulter    We have some new toys in testing @cobragolf busy on the range. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/40s3rp

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf    I guess when a grown man sweet talks his driver he's still happy w/ performance... #whiteZL #truelove #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/40u4ug

@cobragolf    working on Baffler Rail H with @ianjamespoulter ......so far so good #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/40ssgy

Matthew Nixon
@mattnixon_golf    The Gaffer of the house overseeing my putting practice! He's a hard task master! http://yfrog.com/h2a2eyjj

Sara Hurwitch
@smhgolf    Getting a round of golf in with mom! A true test of patience

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour    Tour team back in the UK, TMaG staff player Simon Khan coming into HQ today to have his new irons built.

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis    TWITTER TIP. For a steady spine angle practice swing with your head against a wall. Keep head on the wall from takeaway thru impact.

UST Mamiya Shafts
@USTMamiya    North Texas PGA Professional Kenny Huff tests some new UST Mamiya prototype shafts @ the new Hank Haney Center in Dallas http://ow.ly/i/8g7J

Marc Warren
@marcwarrengolf    Jus time to mark some balls up before 5am alarm call tomoro, 11holes complete today....25 to play tomoro! http://yfrog.com/gzfpsupj

Richard S Johnson
@RStanleyJohnson    New batch of Titleist proV-1 X range balls. Nice surprise in the morning! Thx Titleist

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson    “@Kris_Kearney: Olly, need to get a new driver. Any suggestions? Hcp is 12 but more like 14” Only 1 way to go..Callaway Razr Hawk

FEBRUARY 16
TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc    Sergio and the R11 made the cut on Sportcenter's Top Ten Plays last night: http://bit.ly/hB8NLQ

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks   Man did I have a great couple days of practice. Boys from Titleist got my irons and 3wd and driver adjusted and dialed in. Thanks guys.

@krisblanks   I picked up a sweet new tour rat putter from @scottycameron. Putter feels so good and really fits my new putting method. Camerons rule!!!

@krisblanks   Riviera locker room attendants go the extra mile organizing our bags. http://yfrog.com/h0d6inrj http://yfrog.com/h2uaxmcj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    RT @Paul_Casey: Spent the day sharpening up the game&trying some new stuff.VR pro wedges http://yfrog.com/hsgy3lwj http://yfrog.com/h42xawj

Keegan Bradley
@Keegan_Bradley    My towels this week for the northern trust open at riveria. So cool. Go JOHNNIES! http://yfrog.com/h0c4aezj

Colin Montgomerie
@montgomeriefdn    Arrived back in dunning, had a great day driving my new x6m love it! Went to St Andrews got the new iomic grips for my clubs.

Brittany Lincicome
@Brittany1golf    First time walking 18 holes since the tour championship the first week in december. Holy cow tired!! http://yfrog.com/h0wnantj

FEBRUARY 15
Chris DiMarco
@ChrisDiMarco    Who is playing #golf today? Make time for those practice holes.

Jessica Korda
@JessicaKorda   Belly of my golf bag :) http://fb.me/T0b5QZKT

@JessicaKorda   strap! http://fb.me/VwuB9BgZ

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope    Gaganjeet Bhullar's @VokeyWedges. Gaganjeet is a past winner at DLF G&CC. http://yfrog.com/h3y90dkj

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis    Twitter Tip. The shape of your swing must match the lie angle of the club you r using.More upright for wedges and more around for the driver

Ping Golf
@PingTour    PING pro & Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen hitting his approach shot into the 18th green at the @NTrustOpen http://twitpic.com/407rfg #S56

Paul Casey
@Paul_Casey    Spent the day sharpening up the game and trying some new stuff. New Vr pro wedges. http://yfrog.com/hsgy3lwj http://yfrog.com/h42xawj

Karin Sjodin
@karin_sjodin    I cursed today... After stepping on my driver and putting ugly marks on top of it. Mr Nike VR is still the prettiest thing out there though!

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges    The Voke's newest R grind features a pre-worn leading edge for easy-in, easy-out turf performance. http://ow.ly/3X2LC

John Daly
@PGA_JohnDaly    waiting on my new Penta TaylorMades 332's, hoping they show up tomorrow via FedEx so I can hit some!(avail soon to public, they r the best!)

@PGA_JohnDaly    Inside look at our design team preparing some ideas for my slacks during the FedEx St. Judes this year--thoughts? http://twitpic.com/4017as

Cleveland Golf
@ClevelandGolf    New set of CG1 Tours for Roland Thatcher. #golf #PGATour http://yfrog.com/hsuprlwj

@ClevelandGolf    Thatcher is also going to be gaming this Never Compromise. #golf #Gambler http://yfrog.com/h2ftwgej

Robert Karlsson
@robertkarlsson    Thanks to everyone at Titleist that helped me out today at Riviera. New ball and fairway woods feels great looking forward to more tests.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    The Nike 20XI will be available at retail in North America on April 29, 2011 RT @iplaythetuba: When is this ball on sale?

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf    Kevin Streelman's WITB http://twitpic.com/40637y

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc    NYC Whiteout is underway. Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer &TM CEO Mark King talk white drivers in the custom range. http://twitpic.com/405p94

@taylormadegc    Nice turn by Kaymer despite the freezing NYC temperature. http://twitpic.com/405tgk

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope    Aussie duo Scott Strange and Brett Rumford at a cold, wet DLF. http://yfrog.com/h31x1kij

FEBRUARY 14
Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis    Twitter tip.Good putting starts & ends with speed control. Pick a speed to read the putt then you must hit it that speed or read is no good!

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope    New #Titleist ProV1x balls ready for the players at the Avantha Masters in India #1ballingolf http://twitpic.com/3zyqm9

@TitleistEurope    ProV1x loyalist @GaryBoyd86 has just ordered 4 pairs of @FootJoy MyJoy's. Keep your eye's peeled for these beauties in a few weeks!

Zach Johnson
@ZachJohnsonPGA    Mr Hogan and some chump sneaking a pic! http://plixi.com/p/77316912

@ZachJohnsonPGA    I'm officially a part of the prestigious Colonial Champion fraternity! http://plixi.com/p/77406683

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    RT @Palmer1623: @nikegolf I love the sport because it keeps my competitive spark lit, and a day on the course is equal to serenity

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour    Just worked with Jyoti Randhawa with his new R11 driver and MB irons, loves them. Home course for him this week in Delhi.

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter    http://twitvid.com/AFIMJ - At the @mastercard shoot with @Graeme_McDowell covered in makeup and boy do we need it.

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell    Fun day at Sawgrass with @Mastercard @ianjamespoulter @camilovillegas and Tom Watson. Commercials should be great. Kept it dry on 17 also!!

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy    While it's no surprise Alvaro led the driving distance stats, he was the ONLY pro to average +300 yds this week (310.5) Next was 299.3 yds!

@CallawayTourSpy    Since changing to RAZR Hawk, Alvaro has finished 23rd in Abu Dhabi, 8th in Bahrain, 2nd in Qatar and 1st in Dubai!

@CallawayTourSpy    Also in his bag: X Tour '08 15º and X 17º Fairways, X Prototype Irons and the Odyssey Black Series i #1 putter

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing    Hair, makeup, time to shoot! Out at kierland resort for teeitup http://yfrog.com/h0hdtmwj

Aron Price
@aronpricePGA    About to hit 15 greens in reg and shoot 2 over in the Monday qualifier for LA open. Short game remains stellar.

Hunter Mahan
@HunterMahan    Up bright and early for my @pingtour commercial shoot!! http://yfrog.com/h7581jdj

Titleist
@Titleist    If you missed Michael Breed's interview with @ScottyCameron, be sure to check it out here: http://bit.ly/hOQc23

@Titleist    Titleist 910 drivers, fairway metals and hybrids featured on The Golf Spotlight: http://youtu.be/t2HXUc79i2Y

@Titleist   New video: Part 3 of Michael Breed's answers to questions from #TeamTitleist http://bit.ly/fA9g8A

@Titleist   Part 3 topics: Michael Breed's game. The downswing. Ballstriking. AP2 irons. Custom fitting. http://bit.ly/fA9g8A

Darren Clarke
@Theprincedc    Back home in Portrush after 6 weeks on the spin! A very big thanks to Etihad for another £400 excess baggage charge for my clubs last nite!!

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee    @Theprincedc you must have heavy shafts! They only charged me £200 !

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory    @Theprincedc @WestwoodLee my kiddies clubs must be really light! Didn't charge me anything!!

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf    Headed to Calabasas Country Club for video shoot with Padraig #wilson #commercial

@WilsonGolf    Props for the Wilson Staff commercial today http://twitpic.com/3zrkr8

@WilsonGolf    Our "golf guy's" tool shop http://twitpic.com/3zslqu

@WilsonGolf    Fog has cleared! Filming is now underway. Take 1! http://twitpic.com/3zt7zz

@WilsonGolf    Scene 101, take 4 of the new Padraig Wilson Staff commercial http://twitpic.com/3ztw26

@WilsonGolf    Padraig catching up with the Wilson guys http://twitpic.com/3zuo5w

@WilsonGolf    Padraig and @BobThurmanGolf talking about some new 2011 equipment http://twitpic.com/3zurrx

@WilsonGolf    Fresh ink! Padraig Harrington has graciously autographed a Wilson Tour bag for @HagginOaks event! http://twitpic.com/3zv7o6

@WilsonGolf   New scene http://twitpic.com/3zvvfc

@WilsonGolf   Padraig Harrington is a natural! #wilson #commercial http://twitpic.com/3zvwc8


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