A week's worth of tweets, Jan. 17-23, 2011

TaylorMade R11 drivers being built
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TaylorMade took to Twitter last week to show us how their technicians were building new R11 drivers on-site at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, January 24, 2011 | 8:08 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 Jan. 17-23, featuring John Daly, Maria Hjorth, Paul Goydos and more:

JANUARY 23

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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

JANUARY 22

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!

JANUARY 21

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

VokeyWedges @VokeyWedges somebody's working hard on Friday afternoon! Click here to see photo dialing in some wedges for next week at Torrey Pines: Click here to see photo

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

JANUARY 19

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

JANUARY 18

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

photo Jeehae Lee @jeehaeda This is how useless I was today. Click here to see photo

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

Dave Horsey @DaveHorsey The New @TaylorMadeTour #R11 Driver Click here to see photo @DaveHorsey The new @TaylorMadeTour #R11 Driver...independant loft and face angle options! 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

JANUARY 17

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


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