A week's worth of tweets, May 2-8, 2011

brittany lincicome's autographed golf balls
Brittany Lincicome via Twitter
LPGA Tour star Brittany Lincicome took to Twitter last week to show us the progress of her latest task -- signing 50 golf balls for one of her sponsors.
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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, May 09, 2011 | 11:57 a.m.

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 May 2-8, featuring Luke Donald, Brittany Lincicome, Graeme McDowell and more:

MAY 8
Bubba Watson

@bubbawatson   Yes @RickieFowlerPGA is fishing in his orange pants!! #hi5 yfrog.com/gyeabhcj

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@jenny_suh "Watching TSA test my entire golf bag & clubs for explosives...taking precautions is always great but good luck getting that bag closed!" – LPGA Tour player Jenny Suh

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   Putter I made for Jeff Bagwell of the Houston Astros. Great guy. http://lockerz.com/s/100115210

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald   Getting in a little 'extra' practice for next week!! http://yfrog.com/hszb1npej

@Luke_Donald   It's an About Golf simulator. Pretty realistic actually. Would take this shot on Sunday!! http://yfrog.us/5bvkaz

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Glover putted great w/ the Method! He said "Nike did some work with me on my clubs and putter this wk so everything was right."

Lee Janzen
@LeeJanzen    Can someone give these guys (Lucas Glover and Jonathan Byrd) a glove. Not often you see gloveless players much less both in a playoff

Mike Fay, PGA
@mikefaygolf     I have found that using the bounce correctly can really improve your short game

@mikefaygolf    When you open the face more on your wedge, the more bounce you use.

@mikefaygolf    Question about 60 degree wedges: I think 60 degree wedges should be used in only a few situations: close to the green

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@JLeenheerPGA   #golfun tip: go get yourself a @nikegolf method putter and start making more putts like Lucas Glover! Hope mine does the same tomorrow!

Richard S Johnson
@RStanleyJohnson   Can't find a driver that I can hit straight. Can't believe my gamer broke. Rest of game is pretty good. 2 weeks off now. NICE!!!!

Dan Sposato, PGA
@DSpogolf316   I sorta want the vokey TVD Wedges. 51,55,59 lofts.

Jamie Howarth
@Jayhowarthgolf   Thought I'd seen a lot of things......but a convertable golf hat...visor and hat in one!!! #shocking http://yfrog.com/gzzcckvj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   It can't be good RT @Dizzy_D_93: Is having an x shaft on my 3wood going to have a negative affect on my stiff shafted hybrid and driver?

@HankDHaney   Yes it is RT @Brianboshell: @HankDHaney is turning club upside down holding the head and making swings a good way to increase speed

MAY 7
Sandra Gal

@TheSandraGal    Why is it that whether I travel 4 weeks or 2 or one week my bags are always stuffed....#girlsyndrome #readyfornicesmileatcheckincounter

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Poults & Gmac buggies looking great together. Ryder cup logo in the seats as well. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/4uob8t

@IanJamesPoulter   Here is the layout of my wedge practice cones positioned from 50-110 yards. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/4uo80f

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99   Seve on my mind out there today. http://twitpic.com/4uj6s1

Benn Barham
@Bennbarham   I have always loved wearing navy trousers,White shirt and navy sweater on the golf course because of Seve, it will mean even more to me now

Champion Gloves
@jdgloves   Did you say discoball @loudmouthgolf ? Looks great to me. yfrog.com/h2ukigbj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   No keep it like it is but your other clubs should be shorter RT @ScottyMc41: I'm only 5'4", have a normal length driver. Get it cut down?

@HankDHaney   52-8, 56-12 RT @iplaythetuba: @HankDHaney @HankDHaney what is the best bounce for 52 & 56 degree wedges?

@HankDHaney   No haha RT @yNotPrice: bought a Nike SQ Dymo 3 hybrid,my buddy is trying to tell me this club is illegal due to indents on bottom of club?

MAY 6
Jennifer Song

@TheJenniferSong   Can hit up to 83yds and its 58 degrees RT @onedayunderpar @TheJenniferSong How far can you stretch a sand wedge? What kind and what degree?

Steven Jablonowski, PGA
@Steven_Jablo   One of those mornings where everything is going right. My new @PUMAGolf polos are in! yfrog.com/h8u4mryj

Briana Vega
@BriVega   Packing up for the rest of the season, 12pounds of just UA shirts! 25polos 9 sleeveless http://twitpic.com/4u9vn9

@BriVega   Check out my new luggage from @clubgloveusa @markolivier10 LOVE! Thank you! http://twitpic.com/4uanbg

@BriVega   Love my new towels! http://twitpic.com/4uao98

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Vokey Wedges are #1 on Tour again this week. Check out a slideshow from @WellsFargoGolf here: http://ow.ly/4P7Cv

Mallory Blackwelder
@MalBlackwelder   You guys think I'm testing enough clubs?! yfrog.com/hsxozcsj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Going to be a late Friday evening for Tech Darren Hill still lots to build. http://twitpic.com/4u6awt

@TaylorMadeTour   Some TMaG staff players next week in Mallorca will look like truck drivers!!! http://twitpic.com/4u786o

@TaylorMadeTour   Asian Tour Rep Chris Trott still taking #R11 orders at this time!! http://twitpic.com/4u7dxc

May 5
Brittany Lincicome

@Brittany1golf   I have to sign 50 golf balls for my sponsor Mirassou Wine :-). This is about half. Haha http://yfrog.com/gz5ckzej

Marc Warren
@MarcWarrenGolf   Marked up an ready to go....better be a couple o low 60's in these bad boys! #seveisalegend yfrog.com/h8f9znvj

Matt Frey, PGA
@MFreyPGA   Excuse me while I brush off this gem from the 90s; my new #TaylorMade irons and woods are DA BOMB!

Morgan Bell
@vallogolfer   My irons and me are in a fight today. I'm currently losing unfortunately. Haha

Jarrod Page, PGA
@JarrodPagePGA   Ty @clevelandgolf I love my new #cg1 irons #cg15 wedges and the #mashie can't wait to play this weekend http://lockerz.com/s/99302725 

@JarrodPagePGA   sorry US Defense Dept I'm sure there was a scare this mornin w me sending those golf balls into orbit with my new #R11 Thanks @taylormadegc

Hal Jacobs, PGA
@HalJacobsPGA   Just spent some time at the TaylorMade Performance Lab at the International CC. Great experience, make a point to be fit for your next set

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   Just putted again with the B330 RX-S. There hasn't been a softer ball off the putter since the balata days. Of course, I wasn't born yet ;0)

Chris Eikenberg, PGA
@ceikenberg   Got my new @taylormadegc r11 tp today. Loving it! Can't wait for my irons! So glad to be a @taylormadegc staffer. Thanks!

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Day 2 spring summer 2012 IJP Desgin photo shoot. started 6.45 bright eyed and bushy tailed. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/4tpb2g

@IanJamesPoulter   Inside the PGA Tour filming the IJPDesign 2012 photo shoot. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/4tpfww

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Good luck Marc! Hope you go low! RT @MarcWarrenGolf: All ready to go tomoro, 1st wk for this beauty..... yfrog.com/gzbbpaxj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   U need 3-4 degrees upright as well RT @justinsterna: @golfsmith looked at me like I was crazy for adding 1" to my irons. I'm 6'5"?

@HankDHaney    Decreasing loft takes bounce off so not too much RT @100CoursesClub: What effect will strengthening lofts on 4-PW have on bounce?

@HankDHaney   It is huge, U need 1/2 to 3/4 extra and 2 degrees uprightRT @pnaq1120: how important is club fitting? I'm 6'2 and use clubs off the rack.

@HankDHaney   I like the White RT @olsonc: @HankDHaney looking at R11 or D2 driver. opinions on one or the other?

@HankDHaney   Just change the lofts on your AP2's RT @Sterlingace8309:my ap2 don't go as far as my zm blades. Putting in 9 and PW of old set to fix a gap?

MAY 4
Nike Golf

@nikegolf   Nike's @StewartCink on the tee & rockin' the new 20XI staff bag during a practice rd at Quail Hollow http://yfrog.com/h38okmnj

@nikegolf   Nike Athlete @Stewartcink working on his chipping in preparation for Quail Hollow this week! http://yfrog.com/h0sg0krj

@nikegolf   Give your mom a hand this weekend for Mother's Day....or a glove! :-) Check out the Nike Dura Feel glove for mom! http://bit.ly/jlYf3C

@nikegolf   It's been a busy day on the Nike Tour truck in Spain. Check out Nike athlete Matt Haines brand new VR Pro wedges. http://twitpic.com/4tabeh

@nikegolf   Nike athlete Richard Finch inspects the grind on his new VR Pro lob wedge on Nike's Euro Tour truck in Spain http://twitpic.com/4ta9re

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Here's the favorite "go-to" wedges from the Vokey Nation: 52.08, 56.11, & 60.04, with the 60.04 as the overall #1. Solid choices! #DaVoke

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   A nice throwback from our Innovation Center http://yfrog.com/h8u4iscj

@WilsonGolf   Recognize anyone here? This is only 1 drawer! http://yfrog.com/h7ssclvbj

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Time to test protos in the office http://twitpic.com/4tdkfb

@FujikuraOnTour   Callaway Joey doing what he does best! http://twitpic.com/4t9bgb

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Jarmo Sandelin will have new woods and irons this week. #R11 and #MCirons http://twitpic.com/4tasmw

@TaylorMadeTour    Stephen Gallacher has had some new XFT wedges made with some custom grinds. http://twitpic.com/4t93mc

@TaylorMadeTour   Asian Tour Manager Chris Trott and his new adidas sunglasses, helping us in Spain this week. http://twitpic.com/4t9c77

@TaylorMadeTour   Tour Rep Mark James working with TMaG staff player Rafa Echenique with #R11 http://twitpic.com/4t5m4w

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks   Cinco De Mayo Scotty headcover!!! Love it when there are gifts in the locker!! Thx @ScottyCameron yfrog.com/gzsjkmjij yfrog.com/h06sdkej

Brad Faxon
@BradFaxon   Check out new Scotty Cameron cover released this week at Wells Fargo! Very cool! http://lockerz.com/s/98638541

Josh Teater
@jteater12   Got a little gift in my locker today from the Scotty guys http://lockerz.com/s/98639696

FootJoy
@FootJoy   Seeding new FJ gloves with the pros at Quail Hollow. http://lockerz.com/s/98643087

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Fitting on the range with Christian Nilsson. Trying some 3 wood options. http://twitpic.com/4t99yj

@CallawayTourSpy   New #RAZR Hawk Driver in the bag. But who's bag?? http://twitpic.com/4t76rk

@CallawayTourSpy   Nice grind! Marcel Siem's new X-Forged wedge http://twitpic.com/4t73yo

MAY 3
Matt Frey, PGA

@MFreyPGA   I just put my new #TaylorMade MC irons into my bag in replace of my old #Ping irons. I feel kind of guilty, but am looking to the future!

@MFreyPGA   My old #Ping i-3irons lasted me 7yrs and helped me pass the #PGA Playing Ability Test. Now I'm hoping #TaylorMade helps in Section events!

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   This putter was made for Arian Foster of the Houston Texans. http://lockerz.com/s/98537667

Adams Golf
@AdamsGolfInc   “@PGA_com: Okay, one more time. What's a GOOD gift for mom (golf gift) this Mother's Day?" we've got an IDEA twitpic.com/4r4s3q

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Dustin Johnson with Butch and former NHL player Dan Quinn. D.J. still using Motore F1 in his driver. http://twitpic.com/4syr0h

FootJoy
@FootJoy   Full range at Quail Hollow on a beautiful day. http://plixi.com/p/98407926

@FootJoy   Late afternoon on the putting green with Ryuji Imada and @ZachJohnsonPGA putting in some work. http://plixi.com/p/98443022

Charlotte Mayorkas
@charmayorkas   Just ordered my @Titleist driver today from @TFJgolfgirl!! YA!

Greg Moore, PGA
@gdm43pga   Like the Vokey logo on the caps! @Titleist @TitleistonTour @VokeyWedges http://twitpic.com/4sxw86

Travis Hampshire
@TravisHampshire   little present from Scotty Claus (@ScottyCameron)... yfrog.com/gyruecgj yfrog.com/h4vfbzrj

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Hale stones have hit El Prat Golf Club. Size of Pro V1's!! http://twitpic.com/4sui07

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Even the range is WHITE after the storm!! http://twitpic.com/4svlql

@TaylorMadeTour   Busy Tuesday on the truck... http://twitpic.com/4sqq2v

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   So it does rain in Spain! Nike's Euro tour truck takes a hammering from golf ball sized hailstones http://yfrog.com/h3zuwcvlj

@nikegolf   Nike Athlete @Paul_Casey stopped by the Tour Van today at Quail Hollow & got in some juggling http://yfrog.com/gzri6mplj

Precision Putting Products
@precisionputtin   Wells Fargo yfrog.com/gy6e3qtj

Jessica Korda
@JessicaKorda   Check out my cool players towels (@playerstowel ) I got last week! http://yfrog.com/gzbrpvmj

@JessicaKorda   Even he thinks there pretty darn cool! His fave is the one with the elephant :) @playerstowel http://yfrog.com/gz7euucj

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Jean-Baptiste Gonnet's two #RAZR Hawk drivers... which one to use this week??? http://twitpic.com/4su7pl

@CallawayTourSpy   Last week Korea, now in Spain. Thongchai Jaidee is always practicing. Here he is putting. http://twitpic.com/4sucr0

@CallawayTourSpy   By the way, Thongchai's putter is an #Odyssey White Ice 2

@CallawayTourSpy   Jean-Baptiste Gonnet's clubs in for an early morning re-grip. http://twitpic.com/4sosy6

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   Busy morning here @ Open da Espana...already fitted Manaserro in new PX 6A4 tipped an 1"

Stacy Lewis
@Stacy_Lewis   Look what I got today!!! :) http://yfrog.com/h0r1emzj

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   Open de Espana! Major winner Lawrie & Anthony Wall's bags outside of our Tour truck @dougiedwright @ontourman @ws_ http://twitpic.com/4su78s

Matt Hoffman
@Matt_Hoff62   Hoping my clubs arrive today...so I don't have to play the tournament with a rental set!

Jenny Suh
@jenny_suh   What turns a bad day around while being locked out of your house? Getting a new shipment of @LIJAStyle clothes :)

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Helping K. Jones dial in his VC 6.1 Speeder. http://twitpic.com/4steg7

Bobby Gates
@bobbygatesgolf   Trying out some new drivers and bombing it! Thanks for all of the help @TitleistonTour and mitsubishi http://plixi.com/p/98333717

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Yes for sure RT @rivbme:want 2 get serious about my game . 15 handy wanting 2take the next step, should I do the whole club fitting?

@HankDHaney   I like it, great for stretching u and your swing out RT @GR8_GLFR: @HankDHaney What's your opinion on the Heavy Power Hitter?

@HankDHaney   Too small u hook, too large u tend to slice RT @stevejensen83: @HankDHaney what is the result of too big/small grips?

@HankDHaney    Grips are all personal preference, having some cord in the grips helps in the rain or if your hands sweat a lot, do make sure the size is rt

@HankDHaney   Worth a tryRT @MarkieMark_89: @HankDHaney what do you think about big putter grips?

@HankDHaney   Get hybrids RT @mdesrochers12: @HankDHaney i have problems hitting long irons lately. Any tips?

@HankDHaney   Buy one yr old models RT @JoelLemoine: @HankDHaney why are drivers so expansive?? Its hard to keep up with the technology.

@HankDHaney   U r making the game hard, get a new driver first RT @JeffDomingues: @HankDHaney @billa5g Oops, my entire set is 15 years old.

@HankDHaney   For sure RT @Tim_McIntyre14: playing game improvement irons now, handicap is an 8, do you think I can make the jump to AP2's?

@HankDHaney   10 RT @MikeHill21: @HankDHaney What bounce should I get in a wedge for the most versatility?

@HankDHaney   No of course not RT @Mikezzz33: @HankDHaney Why should golfers get new irons? If they hit current ones great?

@HankDHaney   U can get last yrs models cheap RT @davek13: @HankDHaney were not all made of money. When you say new does that mean new to you or new new

@HankDHaney   Technology moves fast RT @SmoothTorquer: @HankDHaney do drivers get tired that quickly or technology moves that fast?

@HankDHaney   No they r good RT @babydraw: @billa5g wow ! My AP2's are just three years old. Do I need to plan to replace them this year my already?

@HankDHaney   I said every 5 yrs, new grooves new technology RT @joshhurry: why is buying new irons every couple years so important?

 MAY 2
Graeme McDowell

@Graeme_McDowell   Number 9 here at Congressional CC. Playing a few holes before the USGA media day. Golf course is long and tough. http://yfrog.com/h0ibxyej

@Graeme_McDowell   Congressional 7574 yards Par 71 US Open set up. No-one will break par. #simple http://yfrog.com/h68wasbj http://yfrog.com/h6lozqhj

@Graeme_McDowell   10th and 18th greens at Congressional. 10th is now a 220 yard par 3. 18 is the old 17th. http://yfrog.com/gzu4bmtj

@Graeme_McDowell   Just leaving Congressional CC after a great day at the USGA media day. It's gonna be a great US Open venue. http://yfrog.com/h7wskufj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   We know that Bo Knows....check out the VR Pro Blades The Oven just made for Nike Athlete Bo Jackson http://yfrog.com/h0eh0vmj

@nikegolf   Mother's Day is less than a week away. Mom would look hip rockin the Brassie duffle bag :-) http://bit.ly/iY9o8c

Nicole Hage
@NicoleHage   Just got some new visors from @pukkaheadwear !!! They make the best hats ever!! http://twitpic.com/4sfxje

@NicoleHage   I got my new @playerstowel last week! They are the best! Follow!! http://twitpic.com/4sjric

Players Towel
@PlayersTowel   Maria Hjorth's towels from @PlayersTowel. "Believe & you will succeed" I believe you!! http://twitpic.com/4sjs14

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson   “@therealjock: @Oliver_Wilson x-tour wedge or jaws? Which one gives more spin?” The Jaws wedges spin a lot.

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   My new gamer. http://plixi.com/p/98173884

Greg Moore, PGA
2gdm43pga   Nice new @59beltsguy buckle @krisblanks play well in Charlotte! http://twitpic.com/4skwtc

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald   Christmas arrived early!! Thanks @FootJoy

@Luke_Donald   Forgot to add the pic. Here you go..... http://twitpic.com/4sh3io

@Luke_Donald   Also had these waiting for me. Might have to try these MP63's out this week!! http://twitpic.com/4sh5z9

@Luke_Donald   No standard length, just look long cos i'm short, ha haRT @bqnproshop @Luke_Donald on tv your iron shafts look long... http://tl.gd/a7hgp9

Ping Golf
@PingTour   This morning PING Pro Bubba Watson is at the U of Georgia Celebrity Pro-am helping Matthew Stafford get #BubbaLong http://twitpic.com/4sfjel

@PingTour   At the @Zurich_Classic PING Pro Bubba Watson lead the field in driving distance averaging 331 yards off the tee http://youtu.be/r8vVp-WWbag

@PingTour   This morning at the @WellsFargoGolf Championship PING Pro Kevin Sutherland is warming up with his G15 driver... http://twitpic.com/4sgl0u

Jenny Suh
@jenny_suh   Watching TSA test my entire golf bag & clubs for explosives...taking precautions is always great but good luck getting that bag closed!

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Danny Willett's clubs in for a grip change. Adding one more layer of tape. http://twitpic.com/4sfrio

Keegan Bradley
@Keegan_Bradley   My boys @ClevelandGolf getting my 3i hybrid dialed in. Their the best. yfrog.com/h8priyhj

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Mizuno Michael working hard at Wells Fargo Champ in Charlotte. http://twitpic.com/4sflwm

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   TaylorMade Ghost putter range... Which one do you play?? http://twitpic.com/4scx7k

@TaylorMadeTour   New set for Rafa Echenique this week, going from R9's to MC irons. http://twitpic.com/4sf8ex

@TaylorMadeTour   Open de Espana pigeon holes full ready for TMaG staff players. http://twitpic.com/4sceaw

Chris Wilson
@TheRealCWilson   Just spent some time in the @ClevelandGolf truck in Charlotte, thanks for the help boys...esp @JollyMichael

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   Set up at Coto de Caza for the day for a UCLA tournament http://plixi.com/p/98093106

Titleist
@Titleist   Pro V1x loyalists @BubbaWatson, @WestwoodLee lead 4-win week for Titleist golf ball players: http://bit.ly/iopiIi #teamtitleist

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   8 degrees RT @JADG321: @HankDHaney what bounce on SW would you recommend in firm bunkers.

@HankDHaney   Irons every 3-4 yrs, Driver every 1-2 yrsRT @billa5g: how often should you get new clubs? My set is 8 years old. Time for new ones?

@HankDHaney   Heel and toe weighted and possibly face balanced RT @CoachFrizz: @HankDHaney what do you mean by a more forgiving putter? Thanks!


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