A week's worth of tweets, October 3-9, 2011

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Rickie Fowler via Twitter
Rickie Fowler took to Twitter last week to show us the colorful collection of range balls he encountered at the Kolon Korea Open, which he went on to win for his first professional title.
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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 October 3-9, featuring Ian Poulter, Jessica Korda, Joe Ogilvie and more:

OCTOBER 9
Vokey Wedges

@VokeyWedges   Bryce Molder's win at the Frys.com Open marks the 22nd PGA Tour win for Vokey wedges. Closest competitor: 5 #YearofDaVoke

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TWEETS OF THE WEEK

@ogilviej "Have decided to give the belly putter a try in my last tournament of the year at CMN Hospitals Classic @Disney. #capitulation"

"Scotty Cameron Kombi will be going in the bag...and yes, for professionals only, I think they should be illegal." -- PGA Tour player Joe Ogilvie

@VokeyWedges   Double win for Vokey wedges! Congrats to Bryce Molder and @RickieFowlerPGA on your first Tour wins! #YearofDaVoke

FootJoy
@FootJoy   Congrats to Bryce Molder on first career win. Wore FJ ICON and StaSof en route to victory. #1shoeandgloveingolf

Richard Adby, PGA
@richardadbygolf   The Belly Putter revolution has even made it to Mini-Golf!!! #golf #bellyputtersarethefuture yfrog.com/nu75141633j

Titleist
@Titleist   Congrats to Titleist Brand Ambassador @RickieFowlerPGA for his victory today at the @KolonKoreaOpen! #teamtitleist

@Titleist   Rickie trusted a Pro V1x golf ball & bag of Titleist equipment, including new Titleist MB (712 series) irons: bit.ly/nXb1Kg

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Another week on the European Tour, & another Titleist winner. Congratulations @Slatts777 The Madrid Master!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   CB's r forged and a little smaller heads RT @whalesLeap: what is the difference between @taylormadegc cb's and the new r11 irons?

@HankDHaney   General inaccuracy RT @HammerSwinger: @HankDHaney how would I know if driver shaft is too weak? Hooks? Thanks for reading.

@HankDHaney   Supposedly RT @xxDave14xx: Do drivers loose their "pop" after several years of use?

@HankDHaney   All good, @taylormadegc better RT @ediedavs: @HankDHaney ping, nike, or callaway irons?

@HankDHaney   Stiff shaft RT @Stevochina: 6 ft buying new driver soon. Hitting it 280y. But not too fast a swing. Stiff or flex shaft ?

@HankDHaney   Doesn't carry one RT @Mikezzz33: How far can Tiger hit his 2 iron????

@HankDHaney   The USGA missed their chance i think RT @tbarr4:do you think they can/should ban the belly/long putters? Seems like a fad right on tour

@HankDHaney   Yes, he likes the feel and size of that grip RT @tjstidham14: does Tiger have a ping grip on the putter?

OCTOBER 8
Hunter Mahan

@HunterMahan   shipment from @PingTour @Under_Armour breast cancer awareness month! Proud to say my mom-in-law is a survivor #fighter yfrog.com/g0c1faj

Joe Ogilvie
@ogilviej   Have decided to give the belly putter a try in my last tournament of the year at CMN Hospitals Classic @Disney. #capitulation

@ogilviej   Scotty Cameron Kombi will be going in the bag...and yes, for professionals only, I think they should be illegal.

Keegan Bradley
@Keegan_Bradley   That's what I'm talkin bout @ClevelandGolf These clubs r awesome!! yfrog.com/oc3n2rj

OCTOBER 7
Graeme McDowell

@Graeme_McDowell   Testing the new @ClevelandGolf 588 Precision Forged irons today. http://img.ly/9aV7 Great lines. Solid feel. #mint

Bubba Watson
@bubbawatson   I am practicing with this putter, I hope to put it in play- cause of the awesome colors!! Thanks @PingTour http://lockerz.com/s/145126126

Rob LaRosa, PGA
@RJLPGA   New shaft just came in from Accra waiting for it to dry.. lockerz.com/s/145141810

Steven Jablonowski, PGA
@Steven_Jablo   New @FootJoy Sport wit BOA technology. A very sharp looking shoe I I say so myself. Also, happy birthday dad! yfrog.com/h6k2kgxjj

Stephanie Connelly
@S_L_Connelly   Always have to work on my alignment. I get crooked pretty quick. http://lockerz.com/s/145111400

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@JLeenheerPGA   New ball (prototype packaging) from @CallawayGolf ...might give this a whirl later today... twitpic.com/6wftzo

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Madrid Masters stats (120 Field): No.1 driver (43%) with 34 R11's, R11 also No.1 Fairway, Rescue 11 TP No.1 Hybrid & TP MC irons No.1 iron!

@TaylorMadeTour   August UK Market Share data just in & 35% of UK golfers are buying TaylorMade drivers making us a clear No.1 (15% ahead of No.2)...Thanks!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   +3 and better RT @RJTGolfAust: @HankDHaney Handicap range for blades?Thanks!Friend is wanting your opinion,he's not on twitter !

@HankDHaney   CB's or R11's RT @DaleClear: What TM irons would be good for 4 hdcp? I am still using RAC irons that were fitted for me 8 years ago.

Rickie Fowler
@RickieFowlerPGA   Our range balls this week...different from the @PGATOUR and colorful http://yfrog.com/h31wrwuj

Trevor Immelman
@TrevorImmelman   Not sure if you guys saw, but I was hitting the new Callaway driver today. RAZR FIT. #fb

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pro @bubbawatson stopped by PING headquarters this morning and test drove some new G20 fairway woods. #BubbaLong http://pic.twitter.com/HOBULqNm

Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy   First look at the new Callaway Forged Wedges for 2012, in Copper and Dark Chrome finish. http://twitpic.com/6w087d

@CallawayTourSpy   Over half the field (63, or 52.5%) at the Madrid Masters are using an @odysseygolf putter. Top 5 models are all Odyssey #No1PutterInGolf

Matt Hoffman
@Matt_Hoff62   Carrying this new "Long Tom" long drive driver from Cobra 350 haha. Going straight 2 somehow

Thorbjorn Olesen
@Thorbjornolesen   New wedge @ClevelandGolf looks nice! #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/6vzfyy

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Check out the new @cobragolf ZL Encore drivers that just turned up. off to the range we go. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/6vyemr

@IanJamesPoulter   Check out the new RIP shaft that I'm trying its very stable & feels great. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/6vyglx

@IanJamesPoulter   Time to sign all these Cobra visors I think and do a giveaway session. #TwitPict http://twitpic.com/6vymhh

Michael Thompson
@MSlickThompson   I play the G15 driver, Akira 3 wood, Adams hybrid, S56 Irons, Anser wedges, and the old Anser4 putter. @killerbgolfer

OCTOBER 5
Brad Redding, PGA

@BradReddingGolf   Just got my new set of Titleist AP 2 irons. Getting the lofts and lies checked and grips put on. Can't wait to try them out.

Martin Flores
@MTF_3   I want everyone to meet my new friend from the Proam today! yfrog.com/oe7fij

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   At the Fry.com. lockerz.com/s/144679422

@PirettiGolf   Found this guy at Frys.com next to the putting green. lockerz.com/s/144679309

Elena Robles
@lanigolf3   Love my new visors from @pukkaheadwear #beoriginal :) thank u soo much guys!!! yfrog.com/oba51zj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Long sunrise shadows as @tigerwoods dials in his VR Pro driver for FRYS http://twitpic.com/6vj99p

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   One of the Team ran into Pro V1x loyalist Carl Suneson at Retamares G.C. near madrid. Looks like hard work!! http://pic.twitter.com/RWMK6Wge

@TitleistEurope   Pro am for Brett Rumford. Great shot of the 3rd with his new 712CB... http://yfrog.com/nw83bgaj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Some re-grips for TMaG staff player Garry Houston. #CTLyon http://twitpic.com/6ven2m

@TaylorMadeTour   WITB Marcus Fraser, 9.5 driver, 13.5 fairway, 18-21 rescues, 4-PW MB irons, XFT 54-58 wedges. #ETMadrid http://twitpic.com/6vgl61

Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy   Seamus (Odyssey Tour Rep and putter guru) discussing putters with Alvaro http://twitpic.com/6vezxs

OCTOBER 4
Cleveland Srixon

@CGSrixonTour   Cleveland Golf & Srixon Staffers on the @NationwideTour occupy 7 of the coveted Top 25 spots. This includes spots 1,3,5,6, and 8! #goodyear

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pros @MSlickThompson & @ZacharyTMiller spending some time on the practice tee today at the @FrysOpenGolf! #S56 pic.twitter.com/cnAvDHgJ

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Our new custom paint fill option for the LAB twitpic.com/6v7yob twitpic.com/6v7ypc

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   With @Paul_Casey’s win in Korea this past weekend the Method global win count reaches 27, wonder what nickname his putter earned?

Kikkor Golf
@Kikkorgolf   Time to get ready for more awesomeness. Introducing the 2012 Slyder. Arriving February of 2012. pic.twitter.com/WcDPNI1f

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf leads all putter manufacturers with 56 worldwide wins this year.

Stephanie Connelly
@S_L_Connelly   This lil guy and I are having a rough morning http://lockerz.com/s/144323804

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf leads all putter manufacturers with 56 worldwide wins this year.

Keegan Bradley
@Keegan_Bradley   #bearsclub http://yfrog.com/h8b2cmej

Callaway Golf Europe
@CallawayTourSpy   Woody checking Shiv Kapur's lofts and lie's - obviously enjoying his work. http://twitpic.com/6v2rhq

@CallawayTourSpy   Thongchai testing, and loving, the new wedge http://twitpic.com/6v1cal

@CallawayTourSpy   We've put a new grip on Alvaro's putter http://twitpic.com/6ux6zt

@CallawayTourSpy   And Alvaro paid an early morning visit to the trailer to come collect his newly gripped Odyssey flat stick http://twitpic.com/6uxai7

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Edoardo Molinari with his R11 on the range in Madrid before nine holes. #ETMadrid http://twitpic.com/6v13gc

@TaylorMadeTour   Tech Darren Hill re-gripping TMaG staff player Niall Kearney MC irons #CTLyon http://twitpic.com/6uxywv

@TaylorMadeTour   TMaG staff player Richard Bland with his Daytona Ghost at El Encin Golf Club. #ETMadrid twitpic.com/6v44kt

@TaylorMadeTour   Last man on the range in Spain.... Paul Mcginley and his R11 driver, R11 fairway woods, MC irons and ghost putter. twitpic.com/6v4nzi

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Joel Sjöholms new pocket for his Titleist Staff bag... http://yfrog.com/klpv0xrj

OCTOBER 3
Odyssey Golf

@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf Pro Danny Lee wins on Nationwide Tour, two major champions receive gold Odyssey putters: bit.ly/oeRZrC

@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf Nationwide Tour Staff Pro Danny Lee won the WNB Golf Classic in a playoff with a Black Series i 2-Ball Putter. Nice job Danny.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayGolf   @CallawayGolf Nationwide Tour Pro Danny Lee won the WNB Golf Classic with a RAZR Hawk Driver, RAZR X Tour Hybrid and an Odyssey putter.

Pukka Headwear
@pukkaheadwear   RT @ray_matthew "Also new addition to my @pukkaheadwear collection yfrog.com/kkpn6qsj "

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Hey tweeps, meet Todd, from The Oven. What do you think Todd's job is? pic.twitter.com/wADiUV1b

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   New Oakley shades in Tennessee orange. yfrog.com/nutatvpj

@FujikuraOnTour   Matt B testing the new Motore Speeder .2 Tour Series. twitpic.com/6uob4a

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   WITB for @JTShrinersOpen Champ @TheKevinNa : Vokey 254.10 , Vokey SM60.08 (@6*), TT Dynamic Gold S400, BV Belt Buckle. ow.ly/i/isHj

@VokeyWedges   Check out the cool snow stamping on Shriner's Open Champ @TheKevinNa 's Vokeys: http://ow.ly/6M2b4

@VokeyWedges   At last week's @JTShrinersOpen , Vokey had 130 wedges in play. That's more than double the nearest competitor. #YearofDaVoke

Jessica Korda
@JessicaKorda   Sitting in the club repair shop... #clubgeek

John Letters Golf
@JohnLettersGolf   The new Tour Black JL driver is seriously long. I recommend everyone to hit it.

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   WITB @MikeHoeyNI. Titleist Pro V1x golf ball, 910D3 (8.5) driver, 910F (13.5), New 712 AP2 prototype irons, Vokey Design Spin Milled wedges

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Congrats to Vokey loyalist @MikeHoeyNI for your victory at The Dunhill Links Championship! #YearofDaVoke continues.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   That number will rise RT @TheGNapp: @HankDHaney Why does belly putter get so much attention, only 4 of top 50 in world use it?

@HankDHaney   Their highest lofted sand wedge RT @golferbp: hey Hank what club do most pros use from 50 yards in the middle of the fairway

@HankDHaney   steel RT @aelizond:Thinking of buying a set of R11 irons... Do you reccomend steel or graphite for 30 year old / 18 HCP / Mid swing speed?

 


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