A week's worth of tweets, February 20-26, 2012

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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 February 20-26, featuring Hunter Mahan, Tracy Stanford, James Nitties and more:


FEBRUARY 26
Ping Golf  ‏ 

@PingTour   Here is a snapshot of PING Pro @HunterMahan's Nome Putter. It specs out to 34.5 in. & std. lie angle. #WinningPutter pic.twitter.com/4a3gPayr

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@TRACYstanford: "Wonder how many Nome putters @PingTour is going to sell now!! I kinda want one! #makesputts" -- Tracy Stanford, Symetra Tour player and sister of HSBC Women's Champions winner Angela Stanford. ‏

@PingTour   PING Pro @HunterMahan bombing his drive down the 7th hole with his G20 driver. #FilthyLong pic.twitter.com/74ctXyBm

@PingTour   Congratulations to PING Pro @Angela_Stanford on winning the HSBC Women's Champions with an i20 driver and i20 irons! Way to go, Angela!!!

Ping Tour Europe  ‏ 
@PINGTourEurope   The prototype Nome putter Hunter Mahan is using will be available in Europe soon. #playyourbest

@PINGTourEurope   In the Final and in Hunter's Bag: G20 9.5, G20 3 Wood, i15 Hybrid 17, S56 irons 3-PW, Anser Wedges 56 & 60, Proto Nome Putter. #g20 #pingwin

UST Mamiya Shafts  ‏ 
@USTMamiya   Congratulations to the winner of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championships and having faith in our Proforce VTS... fb.me/1p2OBydBa

James Nitties  ‏ 
@Nitties23  Mahan belly putter.... Really... When's the Pgatour gonna wake up.. Starting to look ridiculous. #wgc

@Nitties23  My bad ladies and gentlemen might have to upgrade my tv or invest in some contacts. Simple terms; Belly putter=Anchor to body=cheating #boom

@Nitties23   “@KeckKevin: @Nitties23 The belly putter is a great training aid to learn to properly release the blade--doesn't belong in competitive play”

Fujikura Composites  ‏ 
@FujikuraOnTour   I don't usually predict a early win but with both players using Fujikura in their drivers I think it's a lock.

Tracy Stanford  ‏ 
@TRACYstanford   Wonder how many Nome putters @PingTour is going to sell now!! I kinda want one! #makesputts

FootJoy Europe  ‏ 
@FootJoyEurope   “@TitleistEurope: #WGC Matchplay Semi Finals: Mahan v Wilson, Westwood v McIlroy. 1thing in common #1Ballingolf” & FJ shoes + gloves! #1

Charlie Tour (TaylorMade) ‏ 
@CharlieTour   Can't say I've packed 14 straight travel days before. Off to West Palm Sunday @HondaClassic @PGATOUR #FloridaSwing pic.twitter.com/zgsgLtC3
 
FEBRUARY 25
Hunter Mahan ‏ 

@HunterMahan   “@BurchellMB: @HunterMahan What is the name of your new Ping putter?” the name of my new @PingTour is the Nome!

Nike Golf  ‏ 
@nikegolf   Sweet! You're welcome! RT @StreetApproved5: Just bought new Nike VR-S 3 wood! AMAZING! Thanks 4 giving us something that's PURE

Simon Khan  ‏ 
@simonkhangolf   “@ray_matthew: @simonkhangolf what was your 1st set as a pro Simon ?” Hogan apex irons , Cleveland persimmon driver . Aaaagh real golf

Sara Hurwitch  ‏ 
@smhgolf   I'm Going Deep With #RocketBallz @TaylorMadeGolf instagr.am/p/Hcb-kEn8Hs/

Richard S. Johnson  ‏ 
@Rich_S_Johnson   “@southpaw444: @Rich_S_Johnson What's the Driver of choice this week bro?” R11S.

Titleist Europe  ‏ 
@TitleistEurope   The #WGC Matchplay Semi Finals are all set. Mahan v Wilson, Westwood v McIlroy. One thing in common #1Ballingolf

FootJoy Europe  ‏ 
@FootJoyEurope   “@Watso1982: Sweet! My new @FootJoy #myjoys have arrived. 2nd pair in the collection.As awesome as ever! :-D pic.twitter.com/uQUkowDp” #beauties

@FootJoyEurope   “@fjk93: Just got my #myjoys from @FootJoy ... They're so gorgeous! :D pic.twitter.com/aYFkZAlH” Sweet, and almost with the same initials as us!

John Letters Golf  ‏ 
@JohnLettersGolf   Coming soon pic.twitter.com/PwDOQVmM
 
FEBRUARY 24
Marc Warren ‏

@MarcWarrenGolf   c'mon Paul Lawrie, his putting stroke doesn't deserve to lose to someone anchoring a "putter"!!

@MarcWarrenGolf   “@Follow_Follow_: @MarcWarrenGolf What % of pros do you reckon believe they should be outlawed at that level?” guys Ive spoke to at least 80

Travis Hampshire  ‏ 
@TravisHampshire   Bud likes the new arrow holder... @ClevelandGolf @SrixonGolf @Miyazakishafts #588Forged #ClassicDriver #smashie pic.twitter.com/jtMzqNkd

Charlie Tour (TaylorMade)  ‏ 
@CharlieTour   P. Hanson (3 up thru 3) in #beastmode at @WGC_Accenture. WITB: R11S driver, BSF 2.0 fwy, Rescue 11, TPMB, PENTA TP 5, Ghost IB Spider #golf

Chris Eikenberg, PGA  ‏ 
@ceikenberg   Whos rocking @ClevelandGolf right now? you must check out the new Classic driver, 588 forged wedges, and soon 588 irons. @CGSrixonTour

Ryne Varney, PGA  ‏ 
@rwvarneyPGA   Why do new golf clubs always get delivered to me when it's raining, snowing, or both?

Hank Haney, PGA  ‏ 
@HankDHaney   Tough call, has to do w tempo too, above 95 RT @sportnutuk:at what swing speed does a stiff shaft be required for driver? 12 handicap

Justin Long, PGA  ‏ 
@jlong34  Just got some nice new FJ Icons, some FJ shirts, and some new rainpants #todaywasagoodday

Dynamix Golf  ‏ 
@DynamixGolf   That new @ClevelandGolf Classic Driver is awesome!!! Its now in my bag and I'll have to shoot u if u take it away from me!!!

Wilson Golf  ‏ 
@WilsonGolf   Another big fan of the Wilson Staff DXi Superlight driver! #seriously yfrog.com/kgapstnj

Jofit  ‏ 
@
4allbyjofit   Elena "Lani" Robles Fan Page rocking Electric Plum Jofit at Royal Oak CC in Houston. Congrats on your first eagle... fb.me/wnaCqTMh

@4allbyjofit   Elena Robles looking great in our Cabo print. fb.me/1y0vDY2av

Ping Golf  ‏ 
@PingTour   What a week it has been for our PING Pros!! With a record of 13-3, three PING Staffers move on to the quarter finals! #AccentureMatchPlay

TaylorMade Golf Europe  ‏ 
@TaylorMadeTour   This is our version of a family tree. The metalwood - our birthright. We've made some big steps since 1979 huh! pic.twitter.com/EhJKW8h4

Vokey Wedges  ‏ 
@VokeyWedges   Working on a little snow stamping on a friday afternoon! #wedgeworksspecial yfrog.com/ocs8zjtdj

@VokeyWedges   Our man Boni getting ready to send out one of the final WedgeWorks orders of the week. yfrog.com/oebbvshj

@VokeyWedges   Some more WedgeWorks Services personalization. yfrog.com/kf93823378j

@VokeyWedges   BV Diamonds knurling, custom ferrules and @KBSShafts Black Nickel shafts. yfrog.com/nvn39qrj

@VokeyWedges   Final shipment of the week! #VokeyNation yfrog.com/hssdvqej

FEBRUARY 23
Srixon  ‏ 

@SrixonGolf   Skip Kendall, Robert Gamez, Gary Christian and Charlie Beljan are all playing a Tour Yellow ball this week on the... fb.me/1KbFnugLe

Elena Robles  ‏ 
@lanigolf3  Just made my 1st eagle of 2012 at Royal Oak CC in Houston! Rocking my @PlayersTowel & @4allbyjofit @The_Club_Fix gear! pic.twitter.com/IT0KhsN

Stacey Keats, PGA  ‏ 
@staceykeats  New bag!! @AimPointGolf what u think? pic.twitter.com/UOHCswQo

Puma Golf  ‏ 
@PUMAGolf   #lookbetterfeelbetterplaybetter The Duo Swing Mesh Polo works in any temperature & gives you #swag go.puma.com/59 pic.twitter.com/wWSoJ2lp

Oliver Wilson  ‏ 
@Oliver_Wilson   “@Neal__G: @Oliver_Wilson new clubs from Callaway or just a tune up?” Trying some new KBS shafts in my irons & flattening the lie 1 degree

Odyssey Golf  ‏ 
@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf continues to lead all putter manufacuters with 7 combined wins on the European and PGA Tours this year.

@odysseygolf   Ernie Els is using a White Hot XG #1 Belly Putter this week and Sang-Moon Bae is playing a Tour Milled #1 Putter.

Hank Haney, PGA  ‏ 
@HankDHaney   R11 will fly lower RT @Ur_all_Idiots: Want to upgrade my 2.0s...what has a lower ball flight? R11 or Rocketballs?

Kikkor Golf  ‏ 
@Kikkorgolf   Ms. @RyannOToole looking very sharp in her Kikkor Tour Classe Black Aruba golf shoes pic.twitter.com/UFD5WHcr

Kyle Brannan, PGA  ‏ 
@KyleBrannanPGA   Going to try and walk more this year! Got some #Shocker colors in it too! #fearthewheat @Titleist pic.twitter.com/eHfZ5lwh

Callaway Golf  ‏ 
@CallawayGolf   Ernie Els told reporters that the #HEXBlack Tour Ball gave him an advantage over the No. 1 player in the world at the Match Play.

FootJoy  ‏ 
@FootJoy   On the range for Contour Casual (avail March). lockerz.com/s/186478828

@FootJoy   Going deep with XPS-1. Some new color ways coming for 2012-2013. lockerz.com/s/186464032

@FootJoy   “@knutborsheim: @FootJoy Nice new shoes arrived today! pic.twitter.com/VpVemRjC” looking sharp!

TaylorMade Golf Europe  ‏ 
@TaylorMadeTour   Spending a few hours hitting the R11S and RBZ at the Kingdom at HQ Carlsbad. #bestrangeintheworld twitpic.com/8nqmvn

@TaylorMadeTour   Which do I have a go with first?? #driverlove #kingdomrange twitpic.com/8nqpv4

@TaylorMadeTour   Tour team hitting so many R11S drivers with Penta TP5s, we've had to call the office to get more!! #kingdom twitpic.com/8nqtpz

Cleveland Golf Srixon  ‏ 
@CGSrixonTour   Toms looks to take down 1 seed today. WITB: #Classic 290 9.0, Launcher Hyb 2i/3i, CG7 TC, #588 #Forged 48, 54, 60. Made 8 birdies in Rnd. 1.

Callaway Golf Europe  ‏ 
@CallawayTourSpy   While @Oliver_Wilson 'shoe shopped', we checked his @odysseygolf White Hot XG Sabertooth specs pic.twitter.com/soAAYnYD

@CallawayTourSpy  ..as well as the specs on his beautiful new copper Forged wedges, while he checked out the new Metal-X putters pic.twitter.com/5Z5dFrgo

SMS Inc.  ‏ 
@SMSInc_On_Tour   So far on the @European_Tour in 2012 a player is more likely to make the cut if he has more fairway woods, less utilities and less wedges!

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average for those who MADE the cut - FW's 1.28 per player, utilities 0.86 per player, wedges 3.23 per player.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average for those who MISSED the cut - FW's 1.22 per player, utilities 0.91 per player, wedges 3.31 per player.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - No 3 iron in the bag for those who made the cut - 40.4%. No 3 iron in the bag for those who missed the cut 45.2%

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour Winners stats - Ave. driver shaft weight - 72.0 grams. Fairway wood shafts - 80.7 grams. Utility shafts - 85.0 grams.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average driver shaft weight - 67.2 grams. Fairway wood shafts - 76.4 grams. Utility shafts - 89.5 grams.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - long/belly putter usage for those making the cut - 16.9%. Long/belly usage for those who missed the cut - 14.2%.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average long/belly putter usage - 15.6%. Average for 2011 was 7.6%!

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average clubs in play - Fairways woods 1.25, hybrids 0.89, 1 or 2 iron 0.08, wedges 3.27.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - 43.3% of players didn't have a 3 iron in their bag. 32.9% of Top 10 finishers didn't have a 3 iron.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average tee time of the winner - 10.52am!

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Average utility club loft is 19.0 degrees.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   2012 @European_Tour stats - Most used driver loft is 9.5 degrees (29.4%). Average driver loft is 9.09 degrees. Lofts range from 7.5-11.5

FEBRUARY 22
Odyssey Golf 

@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf has the most putters in play this week at the WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship. #1PutterinGolf

Simon Wilson 
@pgatourshaftrep   Sneak peak @ or new Tour Lab! Shh don't tell anyone! yfrog.com/h6e4vfij

Cleveland Golf 
@ClevelandGolf   What do you think of these custom #588Forged wedges? pic.twitter.com/ocxwc4oW

Marc Warren 
@MarcWarrenGolf   “@markrobertson84: @MarcWarrenGolf you ever try other brands equipment see how it compares?” No, I trust n believe in @nikegolf development

Callaway Golf 
@CallawayGolf   Nice win for Ernie Els over the World #1 today using the Callaway #RAZRFit driver. Sang-Moon Bae also had a solid victory.

Ping Golf 
@PingTour   If you guessed that PING Pro Miguel Jimenez was playing the i20 driver, you would be correct!! pic.twitter.com/GKTcXRkF

@PingTour   “@SteveAArrington: @PingTour What putter is @HunterMahan using?” Hunter is using a PING Nome mallet which will be released this spring!!

@PingTour   What a great start to the @WGC_Accenture! With six victories on the first day, all of our PING Pros will advance to the second round!!

Kendall Dye 
@Kendall_Dye   @MalBlackwelder you getting Pings???

Mallory Blackwelder 
@MalBlackwelder   @Kendall_Dye I'm trying to go and check some out. Haven't hit Pings since college but heard the new ones are amazing!

FootJoy 
@FootJoy   KyLee wearing new women's LoPro Casual. lockerz.com/s/186243528

SeeMore Putters 
@SeeMorePutters   Part of a #bellyputter order going to #Japan fb.me/1Dl7Zruc6

Vokey Wedges 
@VokeyWedges   At last week's @NTrustOpen , Vokey had 125 wedges in play. That's more than double the nearest competitor. #InVokeTheyTrust

Steve Junkroski (Wilson Golf) 
@JunkFitGolf   Some new FG62s for @WilsonGolf staff player @Cmalm33 with @KBSShafts C-Tapers. yfrog.com/gy8mzuoj

TaylorMade Golf Europe 
@TaylorMadeTour   Next stop adidas showroom. #adidas twitpic.com/8nbsaz

Bridgestone Golf 
@bridgestonegolf   J40s! Very nice!! RT @mattykrack: More @bridgestonegolf love!! lockerz.com/s/185991418

Ping Tour Europe 
@PINGTourEurope   Look what's turned up at our offices today: ow.ly/i/tkvC @BubbaWatson

@PINGTourEurope   Another great image, click here: ow.ly/i/tkwE This will go on show in the fitting centre of our Euro HQ, Gainsborough, UK.

FootJoy Europe 
@FootJoyEurope   FJ ambassador and recent European Tour winner Jbe Kruger's new FJ ICON MyJoys. #goingtolooksmart twitpic.com/8n628g

Titleist Africa 
@TitleistAfrica   Last week's champ Titleist Brand Ambassador Oliver Bekker warming-up for the @TelkomGolf. yfrog.com/oedl4lmj

@TitleistAfrica   Have a look what's in Oliver's bag..... yfrog.com/oe20fnxj

@TitleistAfrica   Oliver's weapon of choice..... yfrog.com/mmdcodqj

FEBRUARY 21
Odyssey Golf 

@odysseygolf   J.B. Holmes was T2 in the field in putts per GIR and 7th in Strokes Gained - Putting at Riviera with a Metal-X #7 Putter.

Adams Golf 
@AdamsGolfInc   Thanks to @AaronBadds for taking time before WGC Match Play to shoot a new commercial with us #switchtospeedline pic.twitter.com/B2rsiNAU

Whitlam Golf 
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Max loves our new year of the dragon head covers and cherry blossoms covers. #golf twitpic.com/8mxprj

Kelly Tidy 
@kellylouise92  Love my golf clubs! @PINGTourEurope yfrog.com/ocohtymj

Stephanie Connelly 
@S_L_Connelly   New @PlayersTowel arrived today :) thanks so much! pic.twitter.com/nwbosoa8

Matthew Baldwin 
@mattbaldwin26  Time for a clear out!!! yfrog.com/obq2brnj

@mattbaldwin26  Out with the old. In with the new. Thanks footjoy !!! yfrog.com/mmmc3nbj

Jonathan Byrd 
@JByrdpga   Loving my new putter head over! Thanks Scotty! #Gotigers! lockerz.com/s/185955921

Bubba Watson 
@bubbawatson   RT @FootJoy: @bubbawatson on the tee with FJ ICON and a prototype glove. lockerz.com/s/185930611

Joel Sjoholm 
@SwedishTORO   People have asked me what I wanted for my birthday, I said, MYJOYS from footjoys! This is the result! pic.twitter.com/w6Lu2YOQ

Sue Kim 
@suekim_91  Guess what's been waiting for me at the door? New Taylormade Clubs!! #excited pic.twitter.com/dhmbyuzF

Simon Wilson 
@pgatourshaftrep   New driver for @DarrenClarke60 with new PX Black 7.0, waiting on 10 tee for him to give it a smack! yfrog.com/nv2elnvj

Dynamix Golf 
@DynamixGolf   Doing a little testing lockerz.com/s/185882534

Wilson Golf 
@WilsonGolf   Product testing at WPC. This is where the fun begins! yfrog.com/nxxt3wbj

Titleist Europe 
@TitleistEurope   New cap delivery arrived at Titleist HQ for @McIlroyRory. Nice new colours for 2012 yfrog.com/gyzdgkdj

Steve Junkroski (Wilson Golf)
@JunkFitGolf   Looking forward to seeing @WilsonGolf staffer Paul Lawrie playing stateside @WGC_Accenture. New wedges on their way. pic.twitter.com/kx2lekeB

Ping Tour Europe 
@PINGTourEurope   Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, is one of six staffers playing in the #WGCAccentureMatchPlay. In Dubai, he used #i20 driver, 3 & 5 wood.

FEBRUARY 20
Jennifer Song 

@TheJenniferSong   “@TFJgolfgirl: Calculating my product needs for 1st LPGA event, ordering 354 dz Titleist golf balls, and 28 dz combined FJ/T gloves.” yikes!

Gary Boyd 
@GaryBoyd86   “@golfintrucker: @GaryBoyd86 any advice on wedge selection I have 52,54,56,58 got room for 3 ?”personal preference but mine is 54 at 53 & 58

Matrix Shafts 
@MatrixShafts   Champions Tour winner used two hM3 hybrids. Congratulation to him on his 20 under par win over the weekend. Read... fb.me/BQGJMFF3

@MatrixShafts   Congratulations to the winner of the Pacific Rubiales Columbia Championship. He played an ALTUS in his hybrid.... fb.me/1rE5p9Uvm

TaylorMade Golf 
@TaylorMadeGolf   [PHOTO] One more from the range @WGC_Accenture on President's Day: Brandt Snedeker testing new #RBZ driver #TM2012 pic.twitter.com/89g37FOc

@TaylorMadeGolf   [PHOTO] @DarrenClarke60 yet another player to request new RocketBallz fairway wood (his is 13*) @WGC_Accenture. #TM2012 pic.twitter.com/eEOZJc9J

@TaylorMadeGolf   R11S driver, RBZ fairway, Tour Preferred MC irons, ATV, PENTA TP 5 golf ball RT @JTAngels11 @TaylorMadeGolf what clubs are in DJ's bag?

adidas Golf 
@adidasGolf   [PHOTO] Good thing @JustinRose99 brought his adidas Golf shades to @WGC_Accenture. Sunny start to week in Arizona. pic.twitter.com/Zsktw6C1

@adidasGolf   [PHOTO] Martin Kaymer is back @WGC_Accenture after a deep run into bracket in 2011. Wearing white adiPURE ftwr Monday pic.twitter.com/R0acQCtC

Charlie Tour (TaylorMade)
@CharlieTour   Modern clubfitting @PGATOUR - tunable driver (RBZ), Wi-Fi powered iPad, swarm of people daydreaming #golf watching pros pic.twitter.com/LX7b9rAf

@CharlieTour   Busy morning @TaylorMadeGolf truck @WGC_Accenture. New RBZ driver, ATV wedges for @DarrenClarke60. Tweaked RBZ fwys for R. Goosen. #TM2012

Ping Golf 
@PingTour   Practicing with a purpose! PING Pro Louis Oosthuizen prepares for the week ahead at the WGC Accenture Match Play. pic.twitter.com/nVcbrPZu

Titleist 
@Titleist   Bill Haas triumphs at @NTrustOpen, leads 6-win week for Titleist golf ball players: bit.ly/z8U2fh #teamtitleist

Zane Scotland 
@ZaneScotland   @Ssurrygpro did irons last week. Got forged irons with KBS C taper shafts. Used 7.0 rifles for 14 years now, so will see how the change is!

Callaway Golf Europe 
@CallawayTourSpy   8 @odysseygolf putters in the Top 10 & ties at the #AvanthaMasters, including 2 new Metal-X putters #1PutterInGolf

Andrew Lewis, PGA 
@AndrewLewisGolf   Here's a picture of the Edel Wedge Fitting System. fb.me/MSEWUfJN

SMS Inc. 
@SMSInc_On_Tour   Jbe' Kruger became the first player this season to win a @European_Tour event with out a 3 iron in his bag.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   Jbe' Kruger became the first player this season to win a @European_Tour event with 4 wedges in his bag.

Titleist Europe 
@TitleistEurope   Jbe Kruger WITB Pro V1x, 910D3 (7.5)910F (13.5) fw, 910H (18), AP2 (3-P) irons, Vokey Design SM4 approach (50), sand (56) & lob (64) wedges

@TitleistEurope   You can also check out what's in Avantha Masters champion Jbe Kruger's bag (in addition to his Pro V1x) at facebook.com/titleistEUA

Ian Poulter 
@IanJamesPoulter   Here is a picture of my @fullswinggolf simulator that just got fitted & V1 coming to install cameras next, pic.twitter.com/AaTqSJEa

 


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