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

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Photo by Zach Johnson via Twitter
Zach Johnson took to Twitter last week to show us that he began his new season at Kapalua with some Titleist wedges that already have seen plenty of action.

Series: Product Spotlight

Published: Monday, January 10, 2011 | 5:09 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. 3-9, featuring Graeme McDowell, Annika Sorenstam, Justin Rose and more:

Louise Friberg
@louisefriberg Off to bed now. Have a game early in the morning on west side of town!! Will try my @PingTour Anser stix tomorrow and see how they feel:)



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@AldilaGolf It's important your #golf shaft has the right length. Make sure the length matches how tall you are Click here to see more -- Aldila Golf

@AldilaGolf It's important your #golf shaft has the right length. Make sure the length matches how tall you are Click here to see more-- Aldila Golf

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc Dustin Johnson led Hyundai with 307.9-yard driving average. Wasn't kidding when he said he's picked up yardage with his new #R11 driver.

Zach Johnson
@ZachJohnsonPGA Made it through Kapalua with 9 functioning toes! Just landed on Oahu...hoping to be able to wear closed toed shoes this week! Aloha!

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory Getting ready for another year on tour!! Click here to see photo

Beatriz Recari
@BeatrizRecari Winter training=Practice, practice, practice and more practice...

Maria Hjorth
@mariahjorth Out hitting some balls before heading to Sweden tomorrow. Take advantage of the great weather!

Paul Azinger
@PaulAzinger Gripping club in fingers is key.Hand size can determine if grip looks strong or weak.Grip determines SWING fundamentals.NOT OTHER WAY AROUND

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 “@drtitleistfan: @JustinRose99 how's the r11?” Yeah, it's feeling solid! Been a very easy change. I've been comfortable off the tee this wk

@JustinRose99 “@coesign: @JustinRose99 @drtitleistfan does the color bother you?” the R11 looks awesome in white. After 10 mins you'll love the look

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell The new #Cleveland #Srixon wands!!!! Check them out. Click here to see photo

@Graeme_McDowell Callaway gone because my contract was up and we couldn't come to an agreement. I've left a great company and gone to another great company.

@Graeme_McDowell #Cleveland #Srixon are making some fantastic equipment. The Z star ball is fantastic and the new ZTX irons are beautiful. Start of a new era

@Graeme_McDowell RT @ray_matthew @Graeme_McDowell what shafts you got in the ZTX? >> Project X 6.5 flighted Rifles.

@Graeme_McDowell RT @soflahack @Graeme_McDowell will you be gaming the driver at some point? >> Used the Cleveland Launcher today. My old FT Tour first 2 rds

@Graeme_McDowell Using the same 588 #Cleveland wedges that I used in college. They are the best. I have 47, 51 and 58 degree lofts all with standard bounce.

@Graeme_McDowell An equipment change after last year seems strange but nowadays all the manufacturers are making great stuff. #Srixon will be great for me.

@Graeme_McDowell And I'm hoping that 2010 was more about the Indian than the arrow!!!!!!!

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing Wow it was windy out there today!! My rusty swing is making this tough enough!

Louise Friberg
@louisefriberg Of course he is playing PING!! Click here to see photo

Julieta Granada
@Juliegranada just got the @taylormadegc CB forged irons!!! I can't wait to try them out!!!

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson Down in Orlando where the weather is a little warmer. Toe's doing ok but still can't swing, off to putt instead.

Suzann Pettersen
@suzannpettersen Starting my prep for 2011, excited and thrilled! headed down to Leads academy later! bring it on

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter This is what @Justinrose99 and myself are chewing on over dinner. #TwitPict Click here to see photo

John Daly
@PGA_JohnDaly George & I today at TaylorMade facility-gettin it all done! Love that place! Click here to see photo

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf Yep, Wilson had the first white driver RT@MikeStachura: Don't forget the Wilson Spine from '07 (cont) Click here to read more

Brian Gay
@brian_gay Check out this beauty!RT @sligowear: Sligo Vegas Pink Wallack - Spring 2011 Collection Click here to see photo

Aldila Golf
@AldilaGolf It's important your #golf shaft has the right length. Make sure the length matches how tall you are Click here to see more

Chris Kirk
@_Chris_Kirk_ The swing could be better but the @TRAVISMATHEW spring 2011 line is looking good! Click here to see video

Nicole Castrale
@NicoleCastrale I love my new R11 Driver @taylormadegc!! It will be available in golf shops soon!! :) Click here to see photo

Aaron Baddeley
@AaronBadds Had a great 2 days with my coach Dale lynch! We did some great work! Esp on my putting! Very excited but my putting and swing!!!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf Busy week for our athletes! Here's @themichellewie striping a driver in palm desert for a fall 11 apparel shoot Click here to see photo

Kyle Thompson
@KyleThompsonPGA Well I had my first and hopefully my last whiff of 2011. I was up against a tree and... well I missed it.

Ping Golf
@PingTour Looks like @bubbawatson is REALLY enjoying his newest G15 driver... Build Photos: Click here to see photosThe Shot: Click here to see video

@PingTour RT @Jodezco @pingtour I've never felt sorry for a golf ball until I saw these pics of Mr. Watsons's backswing wind up! Click here to see photos

Pernilla Lindberg
@pernillagolf Reunion with my golf clubs today. Was 3 weeks ago we last saw each other. Fun times, but frustrating to feel like a beginner again, haha!

Callaway Golf
@Callaway Phew! RT @KellyTilghman: @StuartAppleby reunited w/his "59" putter moments ago. Returned by GC employee who saw it on putting green Wed

Maria Hjorth
@mariahjorth At least I am hitting the ball as a 5hcp today. Yesterday I think it was like a beginner. Lol!

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf RT @IanJamesPoulter Did everyone see all the knock off White Cobra drivers today, everyone trying to copy the white ZL.we had it out first.

Tiger Woods
@TigerWoods Fun to brainstorm with @nikegolf about creating new products, love their approach

Kyle Thompson
@KyleThompsonPGA Click here to see photoLook at this old bag found at my parents. We had a great team. Charles Howell, @BubbaWatson, Lucas Glover and more

@KyleThompsonPGA Also on that team was Bryce Molder, and David Gossett. Needless to say we won. There were some great players on the women's side too...

Nike Golf
@nikegolf Working with Rock Ishii and the ball team this afternoon...inside! Its a little cold and rainy in Oregon Click here to see photo

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell The Street Shoes are v cool RT @RyanBallengee @Graeme_McDowell in his new #Ecco 's. I prefer the Street shoes... Click here to see photo

Cindy LaCrosse
@CindyLaCrosse Big rain last night. I guess ppl got scared off. Course opens at noon and I'm the only one here. amazing. Click here to see photo

Rebecca Hudson
@BecsHudson Hitting balls at Pinheiros Altos. So nice to be back but scary how fast the winter has gone!

@FootJoy Tim Clark wears DryJoys Tour and the new ProDry Lisle Solid shirt in his FootJoy debut today. #DryJoysTour

Alison Walshe
@Walsheyyy Trying to beat that rain cloud and go get some practice in ahh! Click here to see photo

Stephanie Connelly
@GolfinStephieC @Walsheyyy lol beats my snow cloud

Jessica Korda
@JessicaKorda AAAA Rain go away! Jessica Needs to Practice TODAY!

@Titleist Check out what @ZachJohnsonPGA has in his bag this week at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Click here to see photo#TeamTitleist

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory Royal County Down! My first game of golf in 5 weeks, not a bad place to start back! Click here to see photo

@McIlroyRory Plugged ball anyone!? Click here to see photo

@McIlroyRory I did get that ball out of the bunker but not on the green, made bogey! Fortunately my partner @haza136 bailed me out of that hole!!

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell No change on Callaway FT Tour driver, Odyssey #7 putter and Adams hybrids. Still got the old faithfuls in the bag. Bag set up looks great.

@Graeme McDowell #Oakely Flakjackets RT @jnutt12 @Graeme_McDowell just saw this photo in the paper..what sunglasses are they?? Click here to see photo

Nike Golf
@nikegolf You never know who you'll see at the Nike Headquarters gym...@TigerWoods working out before his product mtgs Click here to see photo

@nikegolf Meeting with the Nike Vision team, @TigerWoods checking out new shades for the 2011 season Click here to see photo

@nikegolf You might hear a familiar voice come across your Nike+... @TigerWoods recording voice overs at Nike HQ Click here to see photo

Nike Golf
@nikegolf Nike Athlete @TigerWoods hanging with Nike Golf today. Great to have him at the Nike campus! Click here to see photo

@nikegolf When asked about superstition today @TigerWoods said "I carry a '58 quarter in my pocket,1 better than my best score,'57 is waiting at home"

Carling Coffing
@carlingcoffing I made it down to orlando!! Can't wait to start working w bender on tues. Time to get the rust off my swing this week :)

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell New #Srixon gear is feeling great guys. Thanks for asking. In the bag are Srixon ZTX2 irons and Cleveland 588 wedges 47 51 and 58 lofts.

@Graeme_McDowell Also 13 degree #Cleveland Launcher fairway wood and of course the #Srixon Z Star golf ball. Feeling great and looking forward to the week.

Ping Golf
@PingTour PING pro Bill Lunde rolling a Redwood Piper S on the practice green at the Planation Course in Kapalua Click here to see photo

Michelle Wie
@themichellewie Good day of work with david at bighorn. Got a lot of stuff to work on over this next month! Excited for round two tomoro morning :)

Aaron Baddeley
@AaronBadds @ZachJohnsonPGA hey mate do they sell that new style footjoy!!

Zach Johnson
@ZachJohnsonPGA @AaronBadds haha! FJ sandal isn't gonna work this week on these hills...modified FJ shoe will do the trick!

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski I don't think it's playable. Click here to see photo

@PaulStankowski This isn't much better. Consecutive shots by the way. Click here to see photo

Jessica Korda
@JessicaKorda practiced today with out a glove... not a smart idea!!! blisters all overr :(

Charlotte Mayorkas
@charmayorkas Mini wedge session ... Felt good to have a club in my hand again!

Ping Golf
@PingTour PING Pro Heath Slocum bombing it down #10 with his G15 driver at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Click here to see photo

Christina Kim
@TheChristinaKim Gotta love getting back into the game. My clubs are going nowhere, I have no idea how to compress the ball anymore. This is laughable!!!

Bubba Watson
@bubbawatson It was great playing Augusta National on @EASPORTS_Tiger . It's cool seeing & playing my own character on the game. #thanksEASPORTS

@SrixonGolf Graeme McDowell has a new look for 2011. We think it looks pretty good, what do you think? Click here to see photo

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell What you guys make of the new look?? Click here to see photo

Callaway News
@CallawayTourSpy Our 1st post of 2011 from the Tour... David Drysdale's favourite irons, from East London, SA. Click here to see photo

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis Fill in for member guest at Grey Oaks today. I lost a million golf balls playing from the red tees. Lots of H20 and I refused to lay up!!!

Aldila Golf
@AldilaGolf Choose the right #golf shaft for your game. Graphite shafts are lighter and can improve the speed of your clubhead Click here to read more

Katie Kempter
@KKempter Click here to see photo- When it's too cold to putt outside sometimes you have to get a little creative. Quick green today ;)

@ClevelandGolf 2010 bag got some use!! RT @Keegan_Bradley: Packing and switching over my 2011 bag. Click here to see photo

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 Getting loads of Q's re R11: more than just a white driver, new technology that allows you to custom fit (cont) Click here to read more

@JustinRose99 My Settings: R11 Length 44 5/8's Swing weight D3 Shaft setting in N Sole plate setting on O (open) Then a little weight in heel to help draw

@JustinRose99 Last one on this! Yes I think it's better than R9. It has more features to dial in the right flight. It sounds (cont) Click here to read more

Nike Golf
@nikegolf These will be worn by Nike Tour Athletes this season, available now! RT @GearPatrol: Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoes Click here to see photo

@nikegolf Nike Athlete @F_Molinari sporting Lunar Control footwear & VR Pro driver @ Kapalua-2011 season about to begin! Click here to see photo

Annika Sorenstam
@ANNIKA59 Don't putt to a hole. It's all about speed. RT @JBBookworm: @ANNIKA59 : what's your best tip for learning better lag putting? Thanks!

@ANNIKA59 No, the oppsiteRT @paulwdyer: @ANNIKA59 @ladybugduffer Does a bare lie and soft green make you want to use a more lofted club and more spin?

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99 First full round with R11 today. Performed well especially in wind! It's pretty low spin so holds its line well and good distance into wind.

@JustinRose99 Got it set up with 9deg loft and the new sole plate feature on the open setting. This helps the ball to start a little right and draw.

@JustinRose99 “@NotoriousWhips: @JustinRose99 is your R11 a TP version?” Yeah it is... Looks like you get to enjoy some pretty cool new toys too?! Lambo?

Annika Sorenstam
@ANNIKA59 Working on my short game. Going back to basics. That is the best way to practice in the winter/off season, which is all the time for me now

@ANNIKA59 Indoor facilitiesRT @ToddLewiSS: @ANNIKA59 Very difficult to work on my game during an upstate New York winter. How did you do it in Sweden?

@ANNIKA59 Depends on lie, how much green I have @ladybugduffer: @ANNIKA59 What club do you use to chip with from say 20 yards in and around the green?

John Daly
@PGA_JohnDaly Unbelievable how my driver b4 was so good & then I hit my new R11 & I LOVE IT! Hitting it approx 15/20 yards further & the Irons are great!

Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo Sean Foley gets down n dirty!... now Hunter.. smile :) at impact!...got to look good on GC ! Click here to see photo

@TitleistonTour Click here to see photo- Check out @geoffogilvy 's new kangaroo leather grips. On the 910s, MBs, Vokeys but not the Cameron!

Louise Friberg
@louisefriberg First day back at work was awesome!! Oh, how I love my job!!!!!

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope ProV1x prototype balls ready for distribution at the #Africa Open Click here to see photo

@PaulStankowski It's hailing on the Range in Scottsdale...

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell RT @jdsmyth84 @Graeme_McDowell Why do players remove their glove when puttingIi can't tell the difference. =>> Just some more feel in hands

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc Report from Kapalua is that TM Tour Staffer @JustinRose99 loves his new R11 driver. Didn't miss a fairway during Monday's practice round.


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