A week's worth of tweets, June 6-12, 2011

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Published: Monday, June 13, 2011 | 6:04 p.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 June 6-12, featuring Graeme McDowell, Anna Nordqvist, Hank Haney and more:


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@TheChristinaKim "Sigh. Tis time I said goodbye to my Abbie. My Yes! putter is a No! putter. Going to give my TaylorMade Ghost a try with a different insert" -- LPGA Tour player Christina Kim

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   New hats coming soon. //lockerz.com/s/110208557

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   The new captain America limited putter cover going on my bag. click //www.ijpdesign.com to order #TwitPict //twitpic.com/5am1wd

Chris Harder, PGA
@chrishardergolf   i just dont get why some people have headcovers on their irons... it just screams im a dork!! #toolalert

Webb Simpson
@webbsimpson1   Just landed in Baltimore. Polo has some awesome outfits for me this week!! Thanks Polo!

Paige Mackenzie
@Paige_Mackenzie   Feeling good....Ready for some indoor rehab...what do u think? twitpic.com/5alnkb

Stewart Cink
@stewartcink   Starting to pack for USOpen. Nike scripts our outfits for Thur-Sun of majors. (thankful for light colors!) //lockerz.com/s/110055021

@TaylorMadeTour   Great win today for the R11 Driver at The BMW Italian Open. Next up the US Open's tight fairways. #bringiton

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Make sure settings r the same, could be the shaft RT @tanneralford1: went from R7 to R11 and missing everywhere now. Suggestions?

@HankDHaney   Penta RT @tjcarmodyiv: @HankDHaney irons and woods are taylormade, love them. I play Nike tour d ball, what is taylormades equivalent?

@HankDHaney   I don't mind it RT @MitchEdmondson:What's your take on the putter toe "floating" a little off the surface? Should I have my lie adjusted?

@HankDHaney   3 wood, 2 hybrid RT @ryanthomas3: need to fill the gap between driver & 3 iron.i carry driver avg 280, 3 iron 200,average?

@HankDHaney   Very, u have to test them RT @scottchoi: @HankDHaney for the avg golfer, how important is it to play with the right golf ball?

@HankDHaney   Yes RT @madsonmark: @HankDHaney I need my clubs cut down 1" should I choke down on the clubs 1" to see how it feels before I get them cut?

Cameron Tringale

@CamTringalePGA   What color socks would go well with these???? //lockerz.com/s/109845901

Mizuno Golf
@Golf_Mizuno   4.5 lbs RT @GoatGolf: @Golf_Mizuno Could you kindly tell me how much the Mizuno Twister carry bag weighs with the pocket detached?

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald   Doing some awkward wedge distance work on trackman 118 yards PW. This is my handicap and average distance from pin //twitpic.com/5a4oje

Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo   Putting interlock didn't last the front nine ! Back to pencil grip...need a belly spider @taylormadegc :)

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   Tweeps, what do ya think? RT @pitbull808: new V2 irons from @WilsonGolf over @GolfWRX //t.co/eCryMkS

Jim McLean, PGA
@McLeanGolf   Worked with Alexis Thompson yesterday at the school in Doral. Getting her ready for the US Open @alexisthompson //t.co/Km8e1sl

Sofie Andersson
@sofieandersson   Curious to how low I would sell my putter for on ebay after these past two days. #giveaway #hidesharpobjects

Kevin Kisner
@K_Kisner   That golf course was hard with a cracked driver! Doesn't go too far with that guy

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   No, just a hard gameRT @ArabKnight72:do you think a change of club sponsor is a reason for the slump in performance by Stenson and McDowell?

@HankDHaney   Make sure they r cavity back if u do RT @lucasdifiore: @HankDHaney hey hank im a 5 handicap 14 yrs old. Should i get forged irons?

@HankDHaney   U need to test some RT @devintaylor91: looking at getting an xstiff shaft for driver... What do you think is the best on the market?

@HankDHaney   Not necessarily RT @ballztothewalls: @HankDHaney is it bad for a low handicap golfer to swing high handicap irons such as cleveland cg gold

Matt Hoffman

@Matt_Hoff62   Its just sinking in that a broke my putter in half. Canadian open qualy on monday...better figure out which one I'm gonna use

Dan Plens, PGA
@DpTeachMe   Scotty blade putter has made it's way into the bag

Tim Boegh, PGA
@TimBoeghPGA   New putter! yfrog.com/kjy9sj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Which Nike Athlete will be sporting these? Hint: He has a Major victory & a 2011 win //twitpic.com/59klu0

@nikegolf   Nice work @jcPalliser @mkzmattox - These outfits belong to Lucas Glover next week at the US Open //twitpic.com/59l62q

@nikegolf   Ken Griffey Jr is at Nike HQ-he got a new shaft in his Machspeed black to increase distance & ball flight //twitpic.com/59p9va

SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour   At the BMW Italian Open yesterday there were 156 utility clubs and only 4 2 irons in play. The field size was 153.

Christina Kim
@TheChristinaKim   Sigh. Tis time I said goodbye to my Abbie. My Yes! putter is a No! putter. Going to give my TaylorMade Ghost a try with a different insert

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   THANK YOU Tweeple!..our metalwood market share is at an all time high! More than 1 in 3 metalwoods sold during April in the UK were white!

@TaylorMadeTour   It's amazing the difference from the early 90's until now...don't you think? //twitpic.com/59mp7u

@TaylorMadeTour   TM Nubbins from circa. 1999....fortunately, we made some serious strides since then! //twitpic.com/59ndks

@TaylorMadeTour   Our new 75 inch driver is just too long for today's golf bags..... //twitpic.com/59mu2k

Steven Jablonowski, PGA
@Steven_Jablo   I wonder if Camilo switching to @taylormadegc has anything to do with his "down year" #justathought

Titleist Canada
@TitleistCA   Titleist Brand Ambassador @grahamdelaet gets his Titleist 910F dialed in as he returns to action this week in Memphis. //bit.ly/mMxkT1

Kevin Tway
@KevinTway   Cracking some balls into this Oklahoma wind..Got 7 iron going about 130 Nice!!

Ted Eleftheriou, PGA
@CreateGolfers   #golftip #golf Use wedges with less bounce and don't open clubface as much in sand that is compacted, firm, or wet.

Chris Wilson
@TheRealCWilson   Excited to bust out RLX for first time at US Open //twitpic.com/59l9h4

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@JLeenheerPGA   Got my @ClubGloveUSA towel! How good does this look! I think my Jr Players Club members can look forward to 1 too! //t.co/B5qyvVd

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Unreal how good the Burner 2.0's r, so long RT @londrino_: Must agree! The Burner 2.0 set was a huge leap forward for me

Kendall Dye

@Kendall_Dye   Me and @PingTour are going to have a good wknd. I'm due. //lockerz.com/s/109195517

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald   Good testing session today with @MizunoGolf_News. Tried some top secret irons, hybrids and 3 woods. All coming to you in 2012

@Luke_Donald   Also here's a pic from my @GolfDigestMag shoot today //twitpic.com/599x5c

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Guess who will be wearing these styles at the US Open...This Nike Athlete is chasing his 1st Major win //twitpic.com/59abel

@nikegolf   Lots of correct guesses....Nike Athlete @Paul_Casey will be sporting these looks at Congressional //twitpic.com/59aptf

@nikegolf   Which Nike Athlete do these US Open outfits belong to? hint: he generally sticks with white hats //twitpic.com/59awqz

@nikegolf   Nice work @Golfchops @NRCarpenter - AK will be rocking these but probably w/white hats //twitpic.com/59b8ad

@nikegolf   Which Nike Athlete might sport these colored belts? Hint: He competed in the 2010 Ryder Cup... //twitpic.com/59bdqe

@nikegolf   Right on @Thanatos1284 @DavePlaz22 - Nike's @F_Molinari will be sporting these. Stay tuned, more tomorrow! //twitpic.com/59bk0t

Rickie Fowler
@RickieFowlerPGA   Going to get my new Rolex Deep Sea sized today...pretty pumped!! yfrog.com/5pngayj

Bill Ranson, PGA
@golferBill   Ok, folks have to get ready to go to the Proshop and do some work on my clubs. Reshafting the irons and going back to Dynamic Gold shafts.

SeeMore Putters
@SeeMorePutters   #SeeMore Introduces New m5x Mallet In 3 Materials And Finish Options - see link #golf #putters #golfcommunity //fb.me/14yrwbIST

Chris Hanson
@Hansonprogolf   Used the new @JohnLettersGolf Master Model glove yesterday!! Real nice!! @crummy23 @LeeShepGolf @tomdenbygolf

Precision Putting Products
@precisionputtin   First process on the new batch of Radi-Eye Putters! //t.co/QN1Wtwf

Charlie Douglass
@CharlieDouglass   The bag is looking pretty good don't you think guys?! @PingTour //lockerz.com/s/109108360

Tom Reid
@TOMREIDGOLF   Picked this baby up at Callaway earlier. Also met Alvaro Quiros, absolute legend. Said he watched me win the Trilby. //t.co/YJaNJWP

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   "@PepeManzanares: a great supply of the best golf ball ever!! //t.co/j0RcBR0" A Great choice! #1ballingolf

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Both r great but i like adjustability of R11RT @Paulsy01:I have had the Taylor Made Burner for a few years now, what will the R11 do for me?

@HankDHaney   Softer feel, i am playing the CB's and love them RT @baldjoe: please explain advantage of forged irons. Looking at CB by @taylorMade Thx

@HankDHaney   Going to be too heavy unless they r graphite RT @wspillers:gave my 1 year old Taylormade burner irons to my 12 year old son, get him fit?

@HankDHaney   3 hybrid RT @mklapheke: @HankDHaney 5w or 3H? If both go same distance

Tiffany Joh

@tiffjoh   @ANordqvist rippin 6 irons in the simulator //twitpic.com/58vw9d

Jarrod Page, PGA
@JarrodPagePGA   #golfclubcompanies stop putting loft and shaft flexes on golf clubs, senior players don't need to know they need a 12* sr shaft driver

Axis 1 Golf
@Axis1_Golf   facebook.com/photo.php?fbid… Axis1 Tour Bag on the putting green out at the @nationwidetour Rex Hospital Classic

Andres Gonzales
@Andres_Gonzales   "@ZStrizz: @Andres_Gonzales in the market for a new set of irons. GSlosson thinks either the Ping S56s or the Titleist Ap2's."adams mb2 bro!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Decked out in head-to-toe Swoosh...Wonder if @TimTebow is taking putting tips from @Coachurbanmeyer //yfrog.com/h772qrfj

@nikegolf   Nike Athlete Penny Hardaway sporting the Swoosh as he gets ready for the Pro-Am @FESJCMemphis //yfrog.com/h41ldrnj

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples   Look at what I got to try today :-) thanks to @WilsonGolf

@Kstupples   Was a hot one I forgot to attach the picture //lockerz.com/s/108927728

59 Belts
@59beltsGUY   New 59 T-shirt Design #2! //twitpic.com/58sdgp

Jason Gore
@JasonGore59   Finally feeling like I'm ready to just play! Thanks @cobragolf for your help and making great stuff. Time to do work!

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pros @ChrisDiMarco & @BillyHo_Golf teeing off at the @fesjcmemphis with their S56 irons... @PGATOUR //twitpic.com/58r12k

Phil Arrowsmith, PGA
@philarrows   I got the hookup today, a new set of S3 Pro's! Thanks @CobraPumaFL @cobragolf

Paula Creamer
@ThePCreamer   The tee markers this week. //yfrog.com/cak0lmj

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   Check out Captain America putter cover i received my shipment. click onto //www.ijpdesign.com #TwitPict //twitpic.com/58u33d

Brett Packee, PGA
@brettpackeegolf   Thinking about switching golf balls. Learning that most tour players are using older Pro V1x. New ball seems to spin a ton..Others??

T.J. Yeaton, PGA
@TJYeatonGolf   Good to see some 588 gunmetals in bags this week in Raleigh @ClevelandGolf

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Titleist Technician Karl grinding some weight from the heel of a Vokey. Nice work!! //yfrog.com/h3qgoihj

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist   Look at this awesome sand iron, @cobragolf !!! I would like to put in my order thank you! //yfrog.com/ehqnzij

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   This is not the new IJP range it's @easports motion capture for the new game. #TwitPict //twitpic.com/58p202

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Where are all the players? #Quietrange //twitpic.com/58kqgw

@TaylorMadeTour   Sun is out and busy range! Lots of white fairway and rescue requests

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Check out these awesome @InterMilanFC Lunar Control shoes Nike athlete @F_Molinari is wearing today in Italy //twitpic.com/58lzqw

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Yes RT @Mikezzz33: @HankDHaney Did Taylormade invent the metal driver?

@HankDHaney   My college roommate used the 1st one on tour RT @3puttpars: @mikezzz33 metal wood invented by Gary Adams who started taylormade in 79

Michael Johnson

@PirettiGolf   Notice the Piretti staff bag on the putting green. //twitpic.com/58ice0

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf   range work with @jasongore59 today...made his White S3 a half inch shorter #straightupmurderingit #TwitPict //twitpic.com/58h0ux

Billy Horschel
@BillyHo_Golf   Maybe the best tee markers on the PGA Tour! Any buddy need a package shipped? yfrog.com/gzg5uvjj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Italy-a country known for high fashion! Twins 4 the day Nike athletes @F_Molinari & Oli Fisher! //yfrog.com/h2qluvuj

@nikegolf   RT @1stuartscott: Tour of Nike Golf in Ft Worth.AMAZING 2 c how they make clubs.1 guy is only human who's made clubs 4 Hogan Nicklaus Tiger

John Daly
@PGA_JohnDaly   got the "new" Nike Method putters to put to test but lunch right now is absolutely vital. Back after Lunch! //lockerz.com/s/108562114

Louise Friberg
@louisefriberg   While waiting.... //lockerz.com/s/108553095

Thorbjorn Olesen
@Thorbjornolesen   Golf bag was not with the flight hope is coming tonight.. just a relax day needed that after 36 holes yesterday:)

Ian Poulter
@IanJamesPoulter   playing at Lake Nona with @rubarrichello my buggy is turbo charged beware. #TwitPict //twitpic.com/588rvw

Andrew Bierl
@anbierl0910   Rocking the Ralph Lauren Mateo pants today! #stylingNprofiling #pologolf yfrog.com/h72o7wsj

Justin Rose
@JustinRose99   RT @swhite41 @JustinRose99 just had my custom fitting at performance lab at wentworth was amazing do u ever use it?... //tl.gd/av4iu6

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Its 6.35 in Italy, just finished lofts and lies for Paul McGinley. Time to go back to the hotel for a well earned dinner!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   12 degrees is good RT @lrdelreal: Hank I'm buying new wedges 56 and 58 what bounce do you reccomend? 7 hcp 115 mph swing speed w/driver

@HankDHaney   Yes they do, so many great features RT @TJG_343: @HankDHaney are the sky caddies pretty hassle free? do they have pretty much every course?

@HankDHaney   Stiff RT @Nater_West: @HankDHaney 105 mph club head speed on 3 W. Should I have R or S shaft?

@HankDHaney   I use Skycaddie, i like all the information, especially the front and back of the green numbers RT @G_MINKIN_4: Skycaddie or bushnell v2?

Chris Hanson

@Hansonprogolf   treated myself to a fresh white belt today from @druhbelts (nice of him to make a little trip to the Jamega event) Thanks Hurdy

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Headed out to TPI Oceanside for some wedge testing with DaVoke...not bad for a Monday afternoon!

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Nice Putter! Enjoy! RT @DoddsyBaby: @nikegolf New Method Putter in the bag...just look at the beauty... //yfrog.com/h39dykij

@nikegolf   Nike athlete @F_Molinari is back in Italy giving a clinic 4 Nike customers @ home club Circolo Torino //yfrog.com/h7m5ixzj

Peter Dalton
@proquipusa   How does this happen? The sun comes out and all of a sudden folks start to order foul weather gear! Golfers are a preemptive lot, eh?

@Titleist   Titleist Brand Ambassador Steve Stricker's Memorial victory leads 8-win week for Titleist players worldwide //bit.ly/jDH0du

Gary Babcock, PGA
@GooBabcock_PGA   Hard for a 7 year old to carry his bag when u have 80 lbs of balls in bag.#Hercules twitpic.com/580ewt

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell   RT @Philharmonicav why does a new custom fitted driver never seem to work when you get it home!! >> driver testing should be done on course

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   What do you guys think about these TM ball markers? //twitpic.com/57vbuw

Titleist Canada
@TitleistCA   Congrats to Stricks on his 10th career PGA Tour Win! Sticker trusted Titleist Pro V1x and a bag full of Titleist clubs for the victory.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   What's in Alex Noren's bag? A brand new trophy! (we assume it's actually IN the bag) #winnersplaycallaway twitpic.com/57r3ye

@CallawayTourSpy   For Welsh Open winner Alex Noren, it's back to work this Monday with his 'bombing' #RAZR Hawk #winnersplaycallaway twitpic.com/57r1lf

Sligo Wear
@sligowear   @sligowear orange trousers w/ platinum seven, white vibe belt and orange visor. //yfrog.com/gy2dnefj

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