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 Jan. 17-23, featuring John Daly, Maria Hjorth, Paul Goydos and more:
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TWEET OF THE WEEK
@TheSirNickFaldo Lion King London on stage...Scar takes a golf swing..may I suggest if looking for that.. purrrfect.. draw, try a slight.. paws..at the top! – Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo Lion King ...never play Scar for money,he can only be ...lion ..about his handicap! – Nick Faldo
Sofie Andersson @sofieandersson First time packing this season. Hmmm, what do I usually bring? Clubs, golf balls, gloves, towel, shoes... SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour Martin Kaymer was 1 of only 3 players to carry a 2 iron this week. He used exactly the same equipment for 6th
@European_Tour event in row.
Jeehae Lee @jeehaeda Played a practice round at the Royal Canberra Golf Club. Look at the buddies I ran into! Click here to see photo
J.B. Holmes @JBHolmesgolf Just got done working with Dave Stockton at Del Marr. I am rolling the rock very well.
Mina Harigae @minaharigae I feel like regripping clubs is like gaining weight. Easy to put on but really hard to take off
Christina Kim @TheChristinaKim Hitting the ball very well here at Grand Cypress. Not as long as I used to, but I'm able to hit it where I want. 2011 is going to be awesome
Maria Hjorth @mariahjorth Out beating balls and trying some new clubs out! I am ready to get my game back into shape b4 heading over to (cont) Click here to see photo
Louise Friberg @louisefriberg Cleane out my golfstuff this is still left!!! Anyone need an old tourbag for a charity or something? Click here to see photo
Lisa Strom @lisastromgolf Packing for FL.. my golf clubs and my @KENTWOOLTOUR socks are a must! Click here to see photo
Karen Stupples @Kstupples was looking forward to trying some @scratch_golf gear but will need to wait til I get back :-(
Justin Rose @JustinRose99 Another good lesson today. Put in some good reps this week. We'll see when it pays off but range game is good!
Richard S Johnson @RStanleyJohnson The new R11 from Taylor Made is awesome!
Ping Golf @PingTour RT @danbyrne7: First hole out of 2011 with my @PingTour wedge.... That's phenomenal & it's early in the year too! How long till your second?
Paul Casey @Paul_Casey Hole in one on the 12th today. Drinks on me tonight! @Paul_Casey 7 iron 174yds. Didn't bother celebrating as no one was watching. No bunny hops this time @westwoodlee
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour The new R11 & Burner SF 2.0 drivers are now available to test at The TaylorMade Wentworth Performance Lab #TaylorMadeWentworthPerformanceLab
Sir Nick Faldo @TheSirNickFaldo Lion King London on stage...Scar takes a golf swing..may I suggest if looking for that.. purrrfect.. draw, try a slight.. paws..at the top! @TheSirNickFaldo Lion King ...never play Scar for money,he can only be ...lion ..about his handicap!
John Daly @PGA_JohnDaly GF tryin to talk me into yoga says it will help turn shoulders bk more than my 90 degrees--she says to give more maximum power! she kiddin?
@PGA_JohnDaly yoga=more flexibility, more power, more strength---so, when I hit my driver will I look at a 400-550+ distance now? LOL
@PGA_JohnDaly enough bout yoga--no for me right now---spent all day hittin balls in Carlsbad at the TaylorMade facility--feelin great w/my clubs, Positive
J.B. Holmes @JBHolmesgolf Working on my game in the rain with @DBParsons. Click here to see photo
Titleist @Titleist New slideshow: On the range at the @BobHopeClassic Click here to see photo #teamtitleist
Rickie Fowler @RickieFowlerPGA A little skins game with the guys today back home in Murrieta...good warm up for next week!
Chris Wilson @TheRealCWilson Indoor practice in Ohio Click here to see photo
adidas Golf @adidasGolfUS Did you know?... The first TOUR360 golf shoe was created in 2005. How many pairs of TOUR360s do you own?
Kyle Thompson @KyleThompsonPGA Just finished doing some practicing at the @Titleist facility in Carlsbad. That place is sweet!
Dori Carter @Dori_Carter Someone should invent thermal golf shoes.
Wilson Golf @WilsonGolf Every player on Wilson Staff Advisory Team play these new wedges. Watch our new video! Click here to see video
Vicky Hurst @TheVickyHurst I just hydroplaned a golf cart. Yeah, I'm cool.
JANUARY 20 John Daly
@PGA_JohnDaly IF you think Anna drives me crazy--- Wait til you drive this Black Shagadelic that will drive everyone crazy! COM Click here to see photo
Cleveland Golf @ClevelandGolf The 2011 Product Line is officially up! You can check out all the new product here:... Click here to see more
Bubba Watson @bubbawatson Thursday night skins game at Indio!! Click here to see photo
Christina Kim @TheChristinaKim Uhh, OMG! HELLOOOO, surprise package I was not expecting bc I love my @titleist driver but would love to try!! Click here to see photo
Pernilla Lindberg @pernillagolf Made my second hole-in-one ever today. Great end to my first tournament of the year!! Finished 2nd in a SunCoast tour event. @pernillagolf Celebrating my hole-in-one! Click here to see photo
Davis Love III @Love3d At bulls game to deliver game ball as Ryder Cup captain! Click here to see photo
Aaron Baddeley @AaronBadds If u look closely it's a pack of about 30 wild mustang horses! Out here at talking stick north! Great cours @AaronBadds Here the pic of the mustangs Click here to see photo
@AaronBadds And a coyote!! Wildlife galore out here!! Ps: is there zoom on the iPhone camera? Click here to see photo
Ping Golf @PingTour We caught up with PING pro & @SonyOpenHawaii Champion Mark Wilson at the @BobHopeClassic hear what he had to say Click here to see video
Richard S Johnson @RStanleyJohnson At the Dye Preserve. Just hit the Taylor Made R11 driver. Very impressed! Might be in the lineup next week:-) @RStanleyJohnson 9 foot gator at the Dye. Click here to see photo
Aldila Golf @AldilaGolf Did you know Aldila #golf shafts are tailored to your swing to improve your #golf game? Read more Click here to see more
Chris Wilson @TheRealCWilson Headed out to practice, great day for it! Click here to see photo
Powerbilt Golf @PowerbiltGolf 2011 junior clubs unveiled; HB Foundation to donate $5 million in scholarships... Click here to see more
SMS Inc. @SMSInc_On_Tour 38.9% of players participating in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship have a change of putter from their last @European_Tour event. @SMSInc_On_Tour 35.7% of players participating in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship have a change of driver from their last @European_Tour event.
@SMSInc_On_Tour 35.0% of players participating in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship have a change of ball from their last @European_Tour event.
Callaway Golf @CallawayTourSpy Read what Derek Lamely said about his new Callaway hybrid that helped him grab the lead at the Bob Hope Classic Click here to see more
Graeme McDowell @Graeme_McDowell RT @Matty_Fatts @Graeme_McDowell & @SrixonGolf when are we going to see this GMac Srixon painters style hat!!!! >> Coming soon!!!
D.A. Points @DAPoints I have R11 and Burner. Both good just not dialed in RT @PottsAndPan: @DAPoints hit the R-11 yet? Do I need to buy it? Better than my i15?
Brendan Steele @Brendan_Steele Got the bag all 910'd out and it paid out with a solid round. 910 Driver, 3 Wood and Hybrid all in play with (cont) Click here to see photo
Ping Golf @PingTour The PING @PGATOUR Workshop made its 2011 debut this week. Come watch our westward journey to the @BobHopeClassic Click here to see video
Paul Goydos @PaulGoydosPGA Switched to Taylormade's new WHITE R11 driver! Looking for a good start at La Quinta today @PaulGoydosPGA Decent day with the white R11. A lot if tough tee shots and fairway woods at La Quinta. Should get a better idea at Silverrock tomorrow
@PaulGoydosPGA I think it is easier to line up the white head. I think it's going to be a hot ticket this year @PaulGoydosPGA I don't think the R11 launches any lower for me. I think I might hit it a little farther. I am using the same loft as the R9
Titleist @Titleist Here's what's in the bag of new Titleist Brand Ambassador Tim Clark Click here to see photo
#teamtitleist @Titleist Video: Rookie Kyle Stanley gives #TeamTitleist a tour of his TItleist golf bag (clubs, lucky rock, etc.) Click here to see video
Ryan Palmer @RyanPalmerFDN Fun solid day today. Putter is finally out of hibernation. The new Taylor made burner superfast is awesome. Played it for first time @RyanPalmerFDN Excited about the extra distance I'm getting from it. Get ready. Be out in February.
Callaway Golf @CallawayTourSpy Check out Odyssey's New D.A.R.T (Direction and Realignment Technology) putter video on Youtube Click here to see video
Alison Walshe @Walsheyyy excited!! Just got some new Equipment from @Titleist ... Thanks @TFJgolfgirl :)
Nike Golf @nikegolf Have u tried the new X3X grooves....learn about Nike's new high frequency grooves from our athletes VIDEO: Click here to see video
Tiger Woods @TigerWoods I've been working hard on my game, it's game time hooah!!
Callaway Golf @CallawayTourSpy Dave Drysdale's bag, with RAZR Irons and lovely RAZR Hawk 8.5º Driver. Click here to see photo
@CallawayTourSpy Thongchai Jaidee putting with Black Series Tour Design #2. Practice makes perfect! Click here to see photo
John Rollins @John_Rollins First round of 2011. Got a couple new toys in the bag. Most notable is the Nike Method putter. Making a change in putting this year.
Excited Titleist @TitleistonTour The pitfalls of global travel TitleistEurope: Staffer, Pablo Larrazabal w/new gear after his went missing this wk Click here to see photo
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour Taylormade adidas staff player Fabrizo Zanotti testing #R11 in Abu Dhabi Click here to see photo
Nike Golf @nikegolf Magic in his Method! Nike athlete James Morrison is ready 4 action in Abu Dhabi. Good luck Jimbo! Click here to see photo
@nikegolf Nike athlete Richard Finch prototype ball testing in Abu Dhabi @ this weeks EPGA tour event. Click here to see photo
Titleist Europe @TitleistEurope ProV1x loyalist, Freddie Andersson Hed taking a break from practising. A tad hotter than Sweden! Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope New Titleist Staffer, Michael Jonzon's Newport 2. Check out the 20g Circle T Weights, nice!! Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope 2011 ProV1x user @DaveHorsey on the range in #abudhabi. Looking good Dave! Click here to see photo
Bubba Watson @bubbawatson I am playing golf at lighting par 3 course Click here to see photo
Aldila Golf @AldilaGolf Our NV series #golf shafts feature patent pending micro laminate technology giving #golfers ultra performance Click here to see more
Zach Johnson @ZachJohnsonPGA @RickieFowlerPGA nice Puma video kid! That sand trap shot looks to be "unbecoming of a professional"...expect a fine from the commish!
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour Everything is going to be all white today in Abu Dhabi.... Click here to see photo
@TaylorMadeTour For all you fans out there, the new R11 and Burner drivers will be in shops from 4th February 2011, fairways and rescues a little later.
@TaylorMadeTour Peter Hanson loves his new R11 driver so much, it's good enough to eat! Click here to see photo
@TaylorMadeTour 2010 Race To Dubai Winner in Abu Dhabi with #R11 Click here to see photo
@TaylorMadeTour McGinley with new #R11 and Ashworth apparel on range. Click here to see photo
@TaylorMadeTour Last player on the range today working with his #R11 - Richard Bland Click here to see photo
Jason Gore @JasonGore59 The new Cobra bag ready to start the year tomorrow! Click here to see photo
Nike Golf @nikegolf Nike Athlete & Tampa Bay Rays 3rd baseman Evan Longoria picked up an SQ Machspeed Black driver @ the Nike Tour Van Click here to see photo
Kyle Thompson @KyleThompsonPGA Click here to see photo Check out this bobcat. He jumped into the stands on 16.
@KyleThompsonPGA Click here to see photo 18 @ TPC Scottsdale. Where are the people?
Srixon @SrixonGolf Nice! RT @vallogolfer I changed from titleist balls to @srixongolf balls for this year..What ball u switching to? /via @JGidney
Kris Tamulis @kktamulis Finally! A nice afternoon to be outside! I worked hard on my alignment. Took 3 min to get my clubs on the ground right to hit shots online!
Wilson Golf @WilsonGolf Big Red made it!! Click here to see photo
@WilsonGolf We made it! Un wrapping our stuff at Tiburon! Click here to see photo
Ryan Palmer @RyanPalmerFDN Great 2 days of practice at the bob hope. Worked hard on putting and figured it out. Also switching to new Taylor made white burner
Bobby Gates @bobbygatesgolf One of the coolest shots here.. Look close and you can see the ball.. Click here to see photo
Ping Golf @PingTour Busy morning in the @PingTour trailer. Lots of players wanting to have their specs checked before teeing off today Click here to see photo
Carling Coffing @carlingcoffing Lots of guys out at timacuan for the hooters event today. Move over boys! I got some (PGA Professional Mike) bender swing fixin to do @carlingcoffing Apparently to lead with your hands thru impact you need to keep your right arm soft. Oooooooohhhhhh I get it
Nike Golf @nikegolf Practice makes perfect 4 Nike athlete @F_Molinari getting ready 4 this weeks tourney in Abu Dhabi Click here to see photo
Mina Harigae @minaharigae Omg this woman is taking full swings on the chipping green over and over and over again. And she's already hit the cart barn twice!
Anna Nordqvist @ANordqvist Out at @ANNIKAAcademy doing a photoshoot with @PUMAGolf... Working with a great crew! :) Click here to see
Paul Casey @Paul_Casey Jose Maria Olazabal honing his skippering skills. Click here to see photo
Jane Park @The_JanePark I should switch. Don't you think? Click here to see more
Titleist Europe @TitleistEurope The Australian Trio! Titleist staffers Kulacz, Strange and Rumford in Abu Dhabi Click here to see photo @TitleistEurope Ross Fisher's caddy, Phil 'Wobbly' Morbey marking Ross' ProV1x's Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope Thomas with his new 910 D3 8.5 driver with a UST Attas 2 6X shaft, nice work! Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope New Titleist Staffer, Thomas Levet getting a 910 driver fitted in Abu Dhabi this morning Click here to see photo
Tiger Woods @TigerWoods Don't usually do foundation shoots on the range, looking forward to exciting things this spring. Click here to see photo
Callaway Golf @CallawayTourSpy #Callaway looking good on the range in Abu Dhabi Click here to see photo
@CallawayTourSpy Thongchai Jaidee maybe trying a couple of new options today, incl some more lovely all-black Diablo Octane Tours Click here to see photo
Melissa Reid @melreidgolf Getting ready for the 2011 tour.... Click here to see photo
Mindy Kim @mindykim89 Suns not even up yet, yet, I manage to play. Does that even make sense? Click here to see photo
Rory McIlroy @McIlroyRory A present from bob vokey courtesy of @TitleistEurope ! Thanks guys! Too good to put in the bag I think! Click here to see photo
Chris Wilson @TheRealCWilson Click here to see video - How you get better with snow on the ground!
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour Everything is going to be all white today in Abu Dhabi.... Click here to see photo
Paul Goydos @PaulGoydosPGA On the range at the Bob Hope. 85 and sunny! The wind is blowing at 2 mph though
Ping Golf @PingTour PING pro @BillyHo_Golf taking some time this afternoon to talk on camera with @si_golf Click here to see photo
Bubba Watson @bubbawatson A little practice at The Madison Club!!! Click here to see photo
Ping Golf @PingTour Busy day in the @PingTour trailer. Lots of regripping, swingweight adjustments & lie angle changes going on today Click here to see photo
Kris Blanks @Kris Blanks_PGA Tough lie. Click here to see photo
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour #R11's being built late into the night in Abu Dhabi, everybody wants one. Click here to see photo
Alison Walshe @Walsheyyy Intense putting competitions going on with @pernillagolf. Click here to see photo
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour DC looking v.happy....cigar in mouth and R11 in hand....heaven! Click here to see photo
Mallory Blackwelder @MalBlackwelder Going to play a round of simulator golf in a friend's basement... First round of 2011 on a computer... Sweet, thanks KY weather!
Mindy Kim @mindykim89 Dear Callaway, why are your wedges sooooooo goooooooooooood? Love, Mindy Click here to see photo
Titleist Europe @TitleistEurope Phil Price hitting the 910 he was fitted for earlier. His coach pointing the 'no phone' rule! Oops! Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope Titleist Brand Ambassador, Phil Price, launching his 910 driver. Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope Aussie Staffer, Rick Kulacz hitting his 710 CB's. Congrats to Rick on qualifying for #TheOpen Click here to see photo
@TitleistEurope Check out these buggies at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship! Retro! Click here to see photo
Kentwool @KENTWOOLTOUR Chief Sock Rocker @golfsockguy has a technicolor dream. Click here to see photo #rockthesocks #PGAM11
Billy Horschel @BillyHo_Golf Playing La Quinta CC this morning with Garrett Willis. See who comes away with the money?? Click here to see photo
Callaway Golf @CallawayTourSpy Christian Nilsson hitting his new #RAZR Irons on the range. Great view of the growing city in the background too! Click here to see photo
Justin Rose @JustinRose99 David Duval sitting behind me. Cool hat! Click here to see photo
Nike Golf @nikegolf The Nike Tour Van is ready for the season at the first PGA Tour event on the US mainland...Bob Hope Classic Click here to see photo
TaylorMadeGolf Europe @TaylorMadeTour Abu Dhabi...first stop, locker room to drop off some new Penta TP's for the European #1. Anyone know why he's #59? Click here to see photo