A week's worth of tweets, May 23-29, 2011

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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 May 23-29, featuring Aaron Baddeley, Sandra Gal, Hank Haney and more:

MAY 29
Brittany Lincicome

@Brittany1golf   Look at my new cool Footjoy shoes :-) http://yfrog.com/h47s2fxj

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TWEET OF THE WEEK

@timcusickgolf "Hearing the clickety clack of metal spikes on the pavement @hpbnc (HP Byron Nelson Championship). A sound of yesteryear. Reports say about 30% still wear metal spikes." -- PGA Professional Tim Cusick, Director of Golf and Instruction at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Irving, Texas.

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour    Raphael Jacquelin WITB: R11 driver, Burner SF fairway, Rescue, MC irons, XFT wedges, Maranello 8 Ghost, Penta TP #69 & adidas footwear

@TaylorMadeTour    Marcus Fraser WITB: R11 driver,Burner SF 2.0 fairway,2 x white Rescues,MB irons,XFT wedges,Fontana Ghost,Penta TP & adidas apparel&footwear

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   X shaft RT @cameronprine: @HankDHaney swing speed is 117. Stiff or x shaft in a nike vr pro driver?

MAY 28
Whitlam Golf

@WhitlamGolfUSA   New Big Dog. twitpic.com/53t8a5 twitpic.com/53t89u twitpic.com/53t89m

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Yes if u r tall light men's clubs should be good RT @sparksinnevada: female golfer, men's senior clubs (Mizuno) recommended, is that common?

@HankDHaney   Go 9.5 but make sure u r squaring the face tooRT @zach294: I'm hitting the ball super high with a 10.5 driver. Swing or just switch to a 9.5

@HankDHaney   PW, 52, 56 RT @thebankchannel: @HankDHaney what wedges should a 20 h'capper carry? 52? 60? E? A?

MAY 27
Mike Pippin, PGA

@MikepippinPGA   Thanks! @CallawayGolf for my new Razr X MB's...now if it would just stop raining! yfrog.com/gz51lauj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   TM Staffers Gallacher and Dodd supporting Seve in navy and white http://twitpic.com/538jsq

Belen Mozo
@BelenMozo   behind the sccenes at the Greg Norman Collection Fall 2012 photo shoot! http://fb.me/VcQwpAVj

Kevin Burns
@kevinburnsgolf   Does your putter lay flat on the green when you putt? If it doesn't, then you're leaving some strokes out there.

Greg Moore, PGA
@gdm43pga   Different isn't always better RT @lionart Custom powder coated @ScottyCameron #putters =huge color statement http://lockerz.com/s/105159315

Sandra Gal
@TheSandraGal   Getting ready for the Callaway apparel photo shoot this morning #makemelookgoodplease

@TheSandraGal   Will post some pics...right now little delay cause Tiger is shooting down the road and using our lighting #comeon:)

@TheSandraGal   @TigerWoods is done with his shoot so we can get started

@TheSandraGal   Behind the scenes http://yfrog.com/hsps6geaj

@TheSandraGal   Done! Having a bit of fun with the last few shots... http://yfrog.com/hsc1hsuj

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks   I made the mistake of wearing two right foot socks today. Hope I don't walk in circles all day. yfrog.com/h7pnyutj

@krisblanks   Now I got the left foot socks on for my plane ride home. Think I might need to remove them.

Aaron Baddeley
@AaronBadds   “@DecanterNation: @americanair give @aaronbadds back his clubs already. After all, they paid for a ride too!” #c'monman

@AaronBadds   And they finally made it!!! Never loved seeing my @AdamsGolfInc clubs more!! #betterlatethannever yfrog.com/h8fx0pbj

MAY 26
Aaron Baddeley

@AaronBadds    American Air still has my sticks! great time to test the new blades from @AdamsGolfInc MB2's! One word -AMAZING!! yfrog.com/h8r2tiwj

Scott Jamieson
@scottjamieson54   Tough day at Wentworth, best scrambling of the year by far! New VrPro wedges and method core putter working a treat! #methodrules

Kris Lim
@KrisLim   Wedges feel awesome after @golfguy15 did a nice little grind on my 58! #wedgemaster #golf yfrog.com/h3l4rdsj

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   Look for this putter in play at the Byron Nelson this week. Week two in the South Africans bag. http://lockerz.com/s/104932488

Marcus Fraser
@Marcusfraser   Got a new bag made up thanks to @TaylorMadeTour @jrv8 http://img.ly/4quU

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Who is Nike's Simon Dyson pulling for in the Champs League Final? See the colors he's sporting at BMW-PGA http://yfrog.com/gzn2oiij

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   3W, putter, 3 Hybrid RT @shellwenzel:What clubs should I add/delete in my bag? Have 5-9 irons, 4hybrid, 58 wedge,driver, P,S,A. (14handicap)

@HankDHaney   By about one club RT @Ding34135: Hank, do you believe the average golfer overestimates how far he/she hits it? If so, by how much?

@HankDHaney   All of the above RT @roqblok: driving distance affected most by club speed, spin rate, launch angle, swing plane or face position at impact?

MAY 25
Nike Golf

@nikegolf   Nike's Justin Leonard not too stoked Tour Rep Rob is stealing his look…sorry JL it’s tough being a trendsetter http://yfrog.com/h4q04acj

@nikegolf   Nike's awesome new 20XI staff bags arrived @ Wentworth today for all @nikegolf Euro Tour athletes http://yfrog.com/hsn0cbaj

KZG
@GolfKZG   American Pie's Thomas Ian Nicholas just stopped by our headquarters to adjust his KZG Tour Evos and TRS Wedges... a very cool guy!

Titleist
@Titleist   Say hello to the team for us! RT @CarsonBullard: Just got my irons fitted today at the club. http://yfrog.com/h7ujadbj

Brian Bennett, PGA
@Spud_Bennett   @BlakeGrahamPGA got figured out. Need 10.5 R11 head and my Matrix F7M2 LTD shaft x stiff tipped 1 inch and I got a sweet stick!!

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf   New Guy's brand new G15 7 iron. Ping Rep Steve Zika fitted him. It's about 18 inches long. Perfect size for New Guy yfrog.com/h365596072j

Titleist
@TitleistonTour   Oh yeah, those would be sleeves of the #1 ball in golf for pro-am contestants today @hpbnc. Have fun out there! yfrog.com/gyda2kjj

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   Let's go golfing this weekend! Pick up some beer and some balls, all in the same box! Ultra and e6's!! http://twitpic.com/52gj5d

Anna Nordqvist
@
ANordqvist   Just got my new @cobragolf S11-standbag.. it is awesome, thanks COBRA! :) http://twitpic.com/52e8bp

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Alex Noren going through some practice drills on the putting green. Sharp putter AND sharp shoes! http://twitpic.com/52ctbz

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   View from the truck this week..... http://twitpic.com/529dgh

@TaylorMadeTour   Pick a ball, any ball! The Tour provides all brands to the players so they can practice with their gamer #freeball http://twitpic.com/5279qf

@TaylorMadeTour   The TaylorMade "pit lane" is out on hole 3 for players looking for a tune up mid round. http://twitpic.com/5297b3

@TaylorMadeTour   Vernon Kay rips one into 18 during the Pro-Am with his TaylorMade irons. http://twitpic.com/52emgf

@TaylorMadeTour   Tour guys working with Justin Rose on the Trackman at Wentworth http://twitpic.com/528puh

@TaylorMadeTour   Been using a few Goose grips this week.... http://twitpic.com/5290zg

Ping Golf
@PingTour   Does anyone have a divot repair tool handy? The greens in TX took a pelting last night. http://twitpic.com/52dvse http://twitpic.com/52dvga

@PingTour   Check out @Zulk44's new PING D66 putter (twitpic.com/522iah). Great combination of Sun Devil colors in addition to a sound slot!!

Kyle Thompson
@KyleThompsonPGA   http://yfrog.com/h01xnzuej Thanks @Titleist for the back-up driver!

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Titleist Staffer Seung yul Noh talking rainwear with Tour Rep Guy Smith. No faith in the sun shining for 4 days?! http://twitpic.com/52dg03

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   Building Irons in Style! Dazza @ Wentworth http://yfrog.com/h2czqemj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Make sure u get fitted RT @CMFoster23: If you play a total of 25-30 rounds a year, how often should you look at getting new equipment?

@HankDHaney   Yes it does RT @Seth_r_Morgan: @HankDHaney @devintaylor91 does re-grooving and regripping do the trick?

@HankDHaney   Driver 1-2 yrs, irons 3-4, wedges 1-2, at the most RT @CMFoster23: Fitting yes, but should I replace my clubs every 3/4 years or sooner?

MAY 24
Oliver Wilson

@Oliver_Wilson   New X forged wedges, new Razr Hawk 3W, new Razr Hawk Driver, new bag, new caddy! Putting them all to the test in the pro am at 8. #fb

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Our new Whitlam hummer 3 prototype. twitpic.com/524jjp twitpic.com/524iyc twitpic.com/524k9b

Richard S Johnson
@RStanleyJohnson   T (Tom) gillis in the Matrix! yfrog.com/h6dagjij

UST Mamiya Shafts
@USTMamiya   Something new inside the TourSPX Lab - what do you think? http://fb.me/RBoJc2ki

Paige Mackenzie
@Paige_Mackenzie   I went shopping for a new putter cover....stumbled into my dream cover...see pic, and tell me what I should do w/its partner

@Paige_Mackenzie   Check this out... http://twitpic.com/522dq8

V-Groove Tool Golf
@VGTGolf23   Female White & Red VGT Golf Shoe! #golf http://yfrog.com/h3rb9wdj

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@JLeenheerPGA   Finally got my new @nikegolf VR Pro Fairways and Hybrid w/ RIP shafts...so good! Look for pics from @nikegolf demo day tomorrow!

Trevor Immelman
@TrevorImmelman   size 60 only 1 inch of tape. “@BENNYB0Y1: @TrevorImmelman midsize grips or tape? Thx”

Tom O'Brien Jr., PGA
@TommyOGolf   Was having issues with my putting stroke and used my #StanUtley Putting curve and fixed it! Great training aid by Stan and Eyeline golf.

@TommyOGolf   Also would highly recommend the Socrates laser putter by #RobAkinsGolf; it was introduced to me by #StanUtley; awesome putting trainer aid.

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   Remember, if you buy a new driver, you should get re-fit for your golf ball! Call us @ 1-877-411-BFIT or Text BFIT to 55678. Standing by!

Stacy Lewis
@Stacy_Lewis   I finally made it home, @Titleist ball testing today!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   10.5 stiff, don't have a basement RT @rapalanlord: 13 handicap. Drive about 240. 9.5 or 10.5 and reg or stiff flex? Thx. Get in basement.

@HankDHaney   Always after a tornado or once a year RT @devintaylor91: @HankDHaney how often roughly should a player replace their wedges?

FootJoy
@FootJoy   Lunch and discussion about spikes before getting into serious testing. http://lockerz.com/s/104435399

Aaron Baddeley
@AaronBadds   Golf clubs update - American airlines have found my sticks they should be in my hands later today or tmw!! #goodfindamericanair #thankful

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski    There's a lot going on in this bag...I think that's an antenna? Maybe he has an extra! http://twitpic.com/51ww96

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Tour rep Mark James discussing clubs with Paul McGinley .. http://twitpic.com/51ypmt

@TaylorMadeTour   Dave Stockton with TM Staffer Steven O'Hara working on his putting. One handed helps his rhythm. http://twitpic.com/51vt8b

@TaylorMadeTour   Now it's time for Golf World to pick up some tips from Dave Stockton.... http://twitpic.com/51w3co

@TaylorMadeTour   Graeme Storm likes to give Tour Rep Chris Trott a lift whenever he can! #sizesdoesmatter http://twitpic.com/51vwag

Jon Brook
@jonbrook87   Busy morning on the range #Wentworth #PGA Championship http://twitpic.com/51ucfx

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   US Masters Champ & Nike athlete Charl Schwartzel chilling in the Euro Tour truck @ Wentworth http://yfrog.com/h4hrnuvj

@nikegolf   Who needs a Tour tech when Nike athlete & 3 time Euro Tour winner Pablo Martin regrips his own clubs http://yfrog.com/h464993574j

Ben Crane
@bencranegolf   Packing my bag for a round of golf. Sunglasses, check. Extra pair of pink socks, check. Almond snacks, check. Time to get in the Now!

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Jean-Baptiste Gonnet has got a #RAZR Hawk 8.5º in the bag today. http://twitpic.com/51ucyv

@CallawayTourSpy   Cambo's bag this week at the @BMW_PGA, ready for his assault on Wentworth http://twitpic.com/51uiqo

MAY 23
Ian Poulter

@IanJamesPoulter   Seve foundation Auction at Wentworth bought a very special putter. Pride of place, #RespectSeve #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/51mjw5

@IanJamesPoulter   This is Seve Ballesteros ball from the 1991 Dunhill British Masters I was 15 when asked him 4 it. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/51jmat

Anna Rawson
@TheAnnaRawson   My new toy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you @TaylorMadePO Extra yards... I hope!! http://yfrog.com/h821bayj

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples   @mindykim89 our putters are lucky to be in our bags they should start showing us some respect!

Jason Enloe
@EnloeJ   Top golf in Allen.. Pretty cool!! yfrog.com/h7jtmgbj

Kelly Tidy
@kellylouise92   Me at @AstleyGolfRange messing around in the fitting room. Make sure you follow them guys!!! :) yfrog.com/h4uc2sfj

Cleveland Golf
@ClevelandGolf   Such a busy day in the office with wins on the @PGATour, @Nationwidetour and @Hooterstour this weekend. It is a very good kind of busy!

Tim Cusick, PGA
@timcusickgolf   Hearing the clickety clack of metal spikes on the pavement @hpbnc. A sound of yesteryear. Reports say about 30% still wear metal spikes.

@timcusickgolf   Massive weather delay @hpbnc. In the @TitleistonTour right now watching the guys work their magic. yfrog.com/h2ljzomjj

Titleist
@TitleistonTour   A custom @VokeyWedges for Michael Bradley. Aaron took out some weight and tweaked the loft and lie. Game ready: yfrog.com/h0lcgxaj

@TitleistonTour   Jarrod Lyle's headcover is better suited to navigate the range than the rest of us. #standingwater yfrog.com/h7tbvjzj

Carl A. Sarahs, PGA
@willowcreekpga   I am getting a lot of good feedback from my students that have bought the 20Xi Nike wedge....

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist   Ran into a fellow Sun Devil in New Jersey... Cool looking bag, @PingTour! GO DEVILS! :) http://yfrog.com/h0f8ufvj

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Our new tour bag for Sue Kim twitpic.com/51lti5 twitpic.com/51ltiw

Josh Teater
@jteater12   Sitting in the Taylormade truck watching a commercial shoot with the famous Wade. #pleasestoptherain

Kevin Burns
@kevinburnsgolf   I'm a hand's on craftsman. Each putter that I create means that my heart and soul is part of it, that's why my name is on it.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Welcome to Wentworth! Not quite the sunny start, but the atmosphere is already building! http://twitpic.com/51fcb6

@CallawayTourSpy   Monday morning in the #Callaway trailer. The boys are already hard at work. http://twitpic.com/51fcky

@CallawayTourSpy   And Cambo (Michael Campbell) is already on the range, testing some new #Callaway fairway woods http://twitpic.com/51fd77

@CallawayTourSpy   And now Cambo is trying some driver options. http://twitpic.com/51fmyj

@CallawayTourSpy   Did you know that #Odyssey have won €12,103,820 on the EPGA Tour in '11?! That's 40.1% of the total purse so far. - via @SMSInc_On_Tour

Aaron Baddeley
@AaronBadds   Just got a call from AA they don't know where my sticks are!! #awesome

Arron Oberholser
@ArronOberholser   @AaronBadds good thing you get your clubs for free. Worst part is losing a putter you're attached to. Everything else completely replaceable

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Empty desks in the Tour dept? Can only mean one thing....more R11's, Forged Irons, Ghost Putters & Penta's in play... http://fb.me/IEmNdLUQ

@TaylorMadeTour   Busy corner dedicated to (Darren Clarke) DCC!! http://twitpic.com/51iwwv

@TaylorMadeTour   Paul McGinley with coach on the range at PGA http://twitpic.com/51h3f0

Rebecca Hudson
@BecsHudson   How's that for a washing line!!! Bunker mentality and Loudmouth!! Thank you for being windy! http://yfrog.com/h7qz1jgj

Titleist
@Titleist   Pro V1x players Ian Poulter, Michael Hoey sweep European Tour weekend, lead 5-win week for Titleist golf ball players http://bit.ly/mc0YGk

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Depends, as low as 44 RT @dAb19: What is the loft of a typical PW? Seems like it would be too close in loft to a 50.

@HankDHaney   50, 54, 58 RT @jcartermc: @HankDHaney scratch to 82. Short game is hideous. Thinking of new wedges..recommends on lofts?

@HankDHaney   12 degrees RT @davedunlap: @HankDHaney I am a 12. What bounce should I get on new Vokey 56 and 60 wedges?


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