A week's worth of tweets, Feb. 21-27, 2011

Lee Westwood at Ping
Photo by Lee Westwood via Twitter
Lee Westwood took to Twitter last week to show us his visit to the famous "gold club" vault at Ping headquarters. As Westwood noted, 40 of those gold putters commemorate his victories.
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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

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 Feb. 21-27, featuring Lee Westwood, Karen Stupples, Hank Haney and more:

FEBRUARY 27
Hank Haney
@HankDHaney   When announcers compare apples and oranges it isn't good, comparing two swings is hard because u don't know what shot they were trying

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@cincygolfpro "We spend so much time comparing our golf swing to others; be happy in your uniqueness and embrace it!" -- PGA Professional Melissa Yeazell

@HankDHaney   Kostis gets it right, McCord gets it, Chamblee gets it too but PK is best because his analysis isn't based solely on how he sees the swing

Paul Azinger
@PaulAzinger    There's an old saying"the heel digs, the toe cuts." Better to have toe deep divots than heel deep.bend irons flatter if heel of club digging

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis   When the legs/hips under/late rotate, the clubhead over rotates. When the legs/hips rotate too much/soon, the clubhead under rotates.

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald    Really heating up now in Tucson, up to 37 deg!! Good job Mizuno and Ralph Lauren (RLX) sent me a few things to stay warm☺

Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo   Cold hearted Johnny! ...is that you ? http://yfrog.com/h02cgbhj

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf    Never say never! Snow at Dove Mountain this morning! Now you know why we make yellow and orange golf balls!

Vicky Hurst
@TheVickyHurst    love it when I pack up my golf club case all snug and perfect ready to go and realize the umbrella is sitting on the side waiting patiently.

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples    Next week will be trying 3 manufacturers clubs & will be getting my hands on @scratch_golf wedges :-)

@Kstupples    brought 8 dozen balls for 4 weeks of tournaments and i am going home with 2 doz.

FEBRUARY 26
Sofie Andersson
@sofieandersson    Great day of practice in phoenix.Weather held up! Different story for tomorrow. Practice rd pm w. @karin_sjodin. Sunshine please!:)

@sofieandersson    Yes, learned lots. Better position setting the club, and at top of back swing, as well as getting some new ideas for shots around the green.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    Nike Tour Van completed the west coast swing & made it to Florida! Getting cleaned up for the Honda Classic http://plixi.com/p/80219409

John Rollins
@John_Rollins    Lesson time with instructor Randy Smith at Royal Oaks CC.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    Awesome! Great to hear, enjoy! RT @Golf_Monster_09: Recently got the Method 003-Best putter I've ever used.

Janell Howland
@janellaxo    Time for a practice round at English Turn!!

@janellaxo    http://yfrog.com/hsm9xrxj .....@jillian_brodd just had a hole in one in our practice round!!!!

Rebecca Coakley
@RebeccaCoakley    @Kstupples yeah Nippon shafts are awesome. I've used the 95gm and 85gm for years. Starting 2011 with Shimada shafts check them out aswell.

FEBRUARY 25
Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee    Just leaving dove mountain as predicted before Friday! Off to Ping to do some testing and maybe look for a new putter!

@WestwoodLee    It's great when sponsors work together ! No wonder ping equipment arrives on time! http://yfrog.com/h6ixppwbj

@WestwoodLee    Testing at ping. http://yfrog.com/h5imgqj

@WestwoodLee    In the aladdins cave at ping with my 40 gold ones! http://yfrog.com/hsfdbfxj

Paul Azinger
@PaulAzinger    See any of mine? RT @WestwoodLee In the aladdins cave at ping with my 40 gold ones! http://yfrog.com/hsfdbfxj

@PaulAzinger    @WestwoodLee I've got the only gold sandwedge I think

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee    @PaulAzinger actually yes! There's a sand iron of yours from the memorial!

Hank Haney
@HankDHaney    74 degrees tomorrow in Dallas, I am going to hit some balls

@HankDHaney    If you slice the ball hold on softer with your grip but if you hook the ball try a firmer grip

Kevin Burns
@kevinburnsgolf    What's the difference between a cast vs milled putter? Kevin explains... http://fb.me/QA1JQefQ

Simon Khan
@simonkhangolf    Practice today at the shire golf club . Good course and range . One of juniors , sam,beat me from 50 yards nearest pin ;(

Titleist
@Titleist    The FittingWorks Tour Van is headed to San Diego next month! Here's how you can reserve your spot: http://bit.ly/eC17VT

Sara Hurwitch
@smhgolf    checked-in @ PGA Learning Center on #SCVNGR and earned +1 pt. http://scvn.gr/eJi7kt

Sofie Andersson
@sofieandersson    Oh... Just realized my travel bag traveled to the trash can earlier this spring. Struggling packing. #lostbag #travellight

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf    People are starting to line-up for the golf show to demo Wilson Staff's new equipment line! http://twitpic.com/43n9br

South Texas PGA Junior Golf
@STPGAJuniorGolf    You have got to love the weather out! Go out and practice your game this weekend!

Jay Williams
@JayWilliamsPGA    Watching @PGATOUR Match Play and told my 13-year old son he's got four years to get his act together. No pressure though. Matteo Manassero!

FEBRUARY 24
Todd Bailey
@ToddABailey    @TravisHampshire @BlakeSattler I'm putting it like a blind mule, with vertigo....and the shanks.

Ping Golf
@PingTour    Photos: PING pro & Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen visits PING headquarters and optimizes his game... @PGATOUR http://on.fb.me/eTSXC1

Melissa Yeazell
@cincygolfpro    We spend so much time comparing our golf swing to others; be happy in your uniqueness and embrace it!

Davis Love III
@Love3d    Controlled (mostly) burn on hunting place last night, stuck the Scotty in to get it hot for Honda next week! http://yfrog.com/h4zxbfhj

Powerbilt Golf
@PowerbiltGolf    2011 PowerBilt Junior Clubs have arrived. PowerBilt can has a set designed specifically for any age from 3 years... http://fb.me/Swlx6dZR

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis    I chipped in for eagle today! First one of the year ;)

Titleist
@Titleist    New slideshow: A closer look at 17-year-old Matteo Manassero's Titleist equipment http://bit.ly/fuD78c

Kentwool
@KENTWOOLTOUR    Oh yeah! RT @RyanBallengee: @RickieFowlerPGA just inspired me to put a 4-iron back in the bag.

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing    Best lesson ever!!ohh mannn I think I finally get it!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    Glad you are liking them!RT @RobLilleyPGA: Love wearing the new @nikegolf lunar control shoes so light and comfortable

Joost Luiten
@joostluiten    Check out my new wedges... http://yfrog.com/gy2awjbj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour    Spring Summer Ashworth apparel ready to be sent to the players. http://twitpic.com/439531

@TaylorMadeTour    TMaG staff players Graeme Storm and Sam Hutsby @ HQ today, getting new irons.

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory    Anyone think a world tour like they have in tennis would be good for golf? I think it would be great for the game.

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter    Maybe I should give @Tigerwoods a call and see if we can have game this weekend. We could have our own Matchplay. #Nothingbettertodo.

Dale Marmion
@dalemarmion    Look what @TaylorMadeTour sent me thru,my new 2011 panel!thank you for your on going support guys http://plixi.com/p/79609581

Colin Montgomerie
@montgomeriefdn    I don't actually sleep with the Ryder Cup!! Just look at it and Smile.

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples    my putter is an Odyssey dart picked it up yesterday just felt right

FEBRUARY 23
Ping Golf
@PingTour   If you saw @WestwoodLee playing today, you might have noticed he switched to a Scottsdale Half Pipe Putter... http://twitpic.com/432hwj

@PingTour    Did you hear the Claret Jug made a special visit to PING Headquarters? http://on.fb.me/eDVdfl

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson    Great to be back hitting balls in the sunshine, me in t shirt & shorts, southerners in wooly hat & sweaters!

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour    Putter stock has just arrived in the office!! http://twitpic.com/42v728

Irene Cho
@TheIreneCho    just got a huge box of @PUMAGolf! SUPER EXCITED ABOUT THE CUTE STUFF! Hope I get to wear it soon! Need my hand to heal quickly!

Titleist
@TitleistonTour    Ok, I know it's the high desert & all, but Ross Fisher put his 910D3 Pro V1x combo to good use. He hit 9 drives, all over 300 yards!

Nicole Hage
@NicoleHage    1st of 2 new sponsors-So there's a little change this year: I just signed a contract to wear Abacus clothing!

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf    Off to do a lil practice session out at the course... It's been about a month and a half since I've sweated out on a the golf course.

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing    Beautiful day to practice at faldos! Workin on keeping my elbows close on the downswing. Helps release later

@carlingcoffing    New clubs! http://yfrog.com/h0l8rtbj

@carlingcoffing    Having fun testing my new adams stuff!! I love it

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist    ... we are pretty close to the airport runway here in Singapore! http://twitpic.com/42t26i

FEBRUARY 22
Matt Smith
@msspga    New wedges and rain gear came in the mail today from @taylormadegc and @adidasgolfus. Time to get rid of this snow as I'm #readyforspring

Srixon
@SrixonGolf    In 10 years, how many "pieces" will there be in a golf ball?

Kandi Comer
@kandicomergolf    Looking for a new driver? Watch the Taylor Made R11 vs Callaway Razr Hawk challenge. http://ping.fm/3eiSS

Titleist
@Titleist    New video: @TheChristinaKim gives #TeamTitleist a tour of her bag and new 910 metals http://bit.ly/eG9e2g

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing    Put together an 8hour practice schedule with (PGA Professional Mike) bender today. He's tough! But I'm excited to try it out tomorrow

Chuck Garbedian
@garbedianongolf    Find time & demo the new Heavy Putter line of Drivers, FWs, Hybrids, Irons, & Wedges. You'll be pleasantly surprised how great they are.

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc   Our white PGA Tour Truck has made its way to the desert this week for the 64-man Match Play in Marana, Arizona. http://twitpic.com/42nkaa

@taylormadegc   Another shot of the PGA Tour Truck. http://twitpic.com/42nkg6

@taylormadegc    TMaG Tour Staffer Retief Goosen being photographed with the new Burner SuperFast 2.0 driver. http://twitpic.com/42ovl2

@taylormadegc   TMaG Tour Staffer Camilo Villegas is at the practice range here at the WGC Accenture Match Play. http://twitpic.com/42o7t8

@taylormadegc   Here's a picture TMaG Tour Staffer Sean O Hair's bag from the WGC Accenture Match Play this week. http://twitpic.com/42ni16

@taylormadegc   Another shot of O'Hair's bag. He's playing the Burner SuperFast 2.0 driver and Tour Preferred MB irons this week. http://twitpic.com/42nif8

@taylormadegc   Ryan Palmer (@RyanPalmerFDN) here from the PGA Tour truck. I'm getting a new white Rescue 11 built. Going to try the new Aldila RIP Shaft.

@taylormadegc   PGA Tour technician Wade Liles building Ryan Palmer's new Rescue 11 on the Truck at WGC Accenture Match Play. http://twitpic.com/42mxf8

Graham DeLaet
@grahamdelaet   On the course yesterday for first time since Timberlake event in Vegas last October. Just a wedge and a putter, but nice to be out there

Nike Golf
@nikegolf    Swooshes on the putting green at Accenture MP @TigerWoods & @Paul_Casey....they could face one another this week! http://yfrog.com/h6suxzj

@nikegolf    Nike Golf Tour rep Ben Giunta building clubs while our friends @easports film some of what's "in the game" http://yfrog.com/h7hsckmj

@nikegolf   April 1...& no its not a joke! RT @iplaythetuba: When will these be available? I need a 52 & 56...Vr pro wedges http://yfrog.com/hsgy3lwj

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee   Juan Pablo mcilroy has taken over as the new logo king! http://yfrog.com/h4jukarj

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   At the Wilson Staff testing facility at Gateway CC. http://twitpic.com/42m1gc

@WilsonGolf   First time hitting samples for next year. Should be interesting the feedback http://twitpic.com/42m4wi

Rhian Wyn Thomas
@rhianwynthomas   Wants an r11!!! 'Mazin!!

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   TMaG staff player Richard Bland is at HQ today collecting his new irons http://twitpic.com/42jcp0

@TaylorMadeTour   Richard will also be taking home the new Burner Superfast 2.0 fairways, these are 15 and 18 degree. http://twitpic.com/42joy9

Tommy Gainey
@TwoGlovesGolf   Resting and relaxing with a little practice today!

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson   My necks been locked up the last few days so no practice for me. Hopefully back to it tomorrow... Getting a bit bored!

Kyle Thompson
@KyleThompsonPGA   Putting tip 4 the day. Putt with your eyes closed. Take notice where your weight is and the smoothness of your stroke. Repeat w open eyes

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   The Dubai Desert Classic champ, Alvaro Quiros, on the range at the #WGC Accenture #Matchplay http://yfrog.com/h2hb65j

@CallawayTourSpy   And another of Alvaro, side on. Great pic! http://yfrog.com/h404cxj

@CallawayTourSpy   Finally, a close-up of his bag (a big thanks to our US Odyssey Tour Rep Johnny Thompson for these!) http://yfrog.com/gy2zf9j

@CallawayTourSpy   Aussie golfer and World #64 Brendan Jones' bag at the #WGC Accenture Matchplay http://yfrog.com/h2z800j

@CallawayTourSpy   And here's an action shot of Brendan, swinging on the range. http://yfrog.com/h677q8j

@CallawayTourSpy   Anyway, back to the #WGC golf! #Odyssey Tour bags looking resplendent on the green at Dove Mountain http://yfrog.com/h27el8j

FEBRUARY 21
Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Teeing off at 7.25 on Wednesday not sure why its that early but anyway, i will be wrapped up warm, Mitts, skins undergarment, beanie,

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf   Scorching White ZL will help #warmitup #getafterit RT @IanJamesPoulter Teeing off at 7.25 on Wednesday not sure why... http://tl.gd/8uv6q1

Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo   @IanJamesPoulter ...how many pink outfits will we see this week ?

Briana Vega
@BriVega   Praying to Saint Sebastian, Patron Saint of Athletics, for lots of birdies and pars :)

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   RT @TigerWoods: What better place to warm up for Accenture than at my @TWLearnCenter. http://yfrog.com/h4weyzkj

Srixon
@SrixonGolf   Heard a rumor that @Graeme_McDowell will be debuting a new hat this week. #painters

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING pro & World #1 @WestwoodLee hitting a few balls this evening @ the WGC-Accenture Match Play practice range http://twitpic.com/42dy9h

@PingTour   PING pro Heath Slocum hits one last drive with his G15 before heading off to the first tee http://yfrog.com/1fnn5z

@PingTour   First pitch of the day goes in for PING pro Miguel Ángel Jiménez! There is a reason they call him "The Mechanic" http://yfrog.com/h33xuesj

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   I.P. working on his game at the WGC Accenture Match Play. Using a custom made Speeder VC 6.0 in all white to match http://twitpic.com/42apkr

Bruno Buccolo
@brunobuccolo    There's a reason why golf carts have warnings saying to keep your whole body inside the cart! http://yfrog.com/gy597cwj

Sofie Andersson
@sofieandersson    I shanked the ball today. With my 8 iron. Twice. In a row. I'm baking now. Shortbread, caramel, chocolate. Twix style.

Tiger Woods
@TigerWoods    What better place to warm up for Accenture than at my @TWLearnCenter. http://yfrog.com/h4weyzkj

Peter Kostis
@peterjkostis    Twitter Tip. Single best drill for for rhythm,balance & swing sequence? Hit balls with feet together. Start small & then full swing & speed.

Sara Hurwitch
@smhgolf    Why is it that when men lose a golf ball on the course they still go on a safari to try and find it??

@smhgolf    Playing public golf courses in Florida makes me appreciate how lucky I was to grow up on a county club #6hourroundssuck

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee    It's a spectacular day in so cal! Off to shoot a commercial for ping with double tour winner Mark Wilson.

Mark Wilson
@markwilsongolf    I'm in L.A. today taping a TV commercial for Ping. My job: hitting hybrids. I had plenty of practice on those... http://fb.me/Sb75DK5d

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee    Shooting for the new ping commercial . It's big crew for a little lad from Worksop! http://yfrog.com/h3t22dj

Paul Azinger
@PaulAzinger    I think players choke for 2 things, cash & prestige. Winning most prestiges event is more pressure.Can't win?Choking for cash not WR points

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson    Behind the scenes at my @CallawayGolf photoshoot in Dubai... http://on.fb.me/i33pmS @CallawayTourSpy @FromTheTee

 


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