A week's worth of tweets, Aug. 1-7, 2011

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Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, August 08, 2011 | 1:54 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 August 1-7, featuring Bubba Watson, Carly Booth, Hank Haney and more:

Titleist Europe

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@PaulStankowski "Wearing golf clothes in public is always a bit awkward...ok, very awkward." -- PGA Tour player Paul Stankowski

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Congrats 2 @suzannpettersen for her Irish Open win! Great playing! She won w/a new Nike high-MOI Method Prototype Putter. Coming 11.1!

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Lots of clutch wedges on the final holes from Scott Piercy @Reno_Tahoe_Open ! Congrats on your first PGA Tour win. #VokeyTriple

@VokeyWedges   Congrats to Vokey loyalist Jay Haas for your victory at the 3M Championship! Good weekend for Da Voke. #YearofDaVoke

@VokeyWedges   Adam Scott's win marks the 16th PGA Tour win of the year for Vokey Wedges including 8 of the last 10 weeks. #onaroll #YearofDaVoke

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc   PGA Championship week is here, and we're starting it by introducing our 2011 Commemorative PGA Championship logo,... //fb.me/ugb8lBYr

@swiftwick   Two wins for Swiftwick compression socks on the #PGATOUR. Great stuff #scottpiercy and #adamscott.

Kylene Pulley
@KylenePulley   Haven't carried my bag since college but today might be a good day to try it again.. #feelincrazy

Bubba Watson
@bubbawatson   My view as I am getting stretched in the locker room. #wormcam yfrog.com/h0q1oeqwj

Joey Pickavance, PGA
@joeypickavance   I sure hope Titleist /Scotty Cameron will make the center-shafted Long Kombi putter that Adam Scott is using soon. Got to get that thing!

Carly Booth
@CarlyBooth92   I guess indoor practice it is... //lockerz.com/s/127455098

Kevin Hamluk, PGA
@HamlukPGA   I'd really like if someone could tell the public that striped shirts and plaid pants don't go together...ever!!!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Keep it RT @CGV44: @HankDHaney getting new tm wedges pw is 47 loft currently playing 52 56 60 keep the same loft or change it

@HankDHaney   Could happen due to a crack RT @mkhoury: hey Hank can a driver go dead? Lose distance over time even if head appears in great shape?

@HankDHaney   Probably and more upright as well RT @M_Wilkie:I'm 6'8 and have 1" inserts in all my clubs. Do I need a bigger insert?

@HankDHaney   50, 54, 58 RT @mwmckenn: I hit 46* pw 135, what wedges do you suggest?

@HankDHaney   50, 54, 58 RT @DropBottom44: @HankDHaney I hit PW 150. What degree wedges do u suggest?

@HankDHaney   Driver, 7 iron, sand wedge RT @oneputtpatrick: what 3 clubs would you recommend to do use at the range for a quick pre round warm up?

@HankDHaney   Accuracy RT @charlrogers1990:i have a swing speed of 119 and carry the ball 296 full is 331, what benefit would i get with heavier shaft?

Trevor Immelman

@TrevorImmelman   Callaway Octane. “@fiji90: @TrevorImmelman hey trevor what driver would u recommend I buy.?? 19 handicap.and 6ft 4”

Ben Crane
@bencranegolf   hybrids easier-wedge and putting where scoring is at!!! I'm in RT @DerekBostic: may yank 5wd & 3i-put in hybrid & go to 4 wedges??

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Not necessarily RT @Roycoza:Hit PW 140. Have 52 and 56. Had 60 but hated it. Do I need another wedge?

Sligo Wear

@sligowear   Fall has arrived! //yfrog.com/h7vcxpcj

@sligowear   @sligowear Black Digitile Golf Stand Bag //ow.ly/i/fmBT

Ping Golf
@PingTour   New Addition: PING Pro @WestwoodLee has put the new Scottsdale Shea Putter into play this week at the @WGC_Bridgestone bit.ly/q2D957

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Interested in what @TigerWoods will be wearing next week at The PGA Championship? Check it out: //twitpic.com/61jh1h

@nikegolf   Guess which Englishman will be wearing these Nike Dri-FIT shirts to battle the heat at PGA Champ? //twitpic.com/61in2g (Paul Casey)

Tracy Stanford
@TRACYstanford   All the girls in pink today when I got to the range! Supported #breastcancer! @road2lpga twitpic.com/61ks19 #golf

Kevin Burns
@kevinburnsgolf   The sweet spot on a KB putter is exact center on the face. Since the neck adds weight toward the heel, we add more weight on the toe.

Matrix Shafts
@MatrixShafts   Here's the white version of the prototype Matrix putter shaft that's being used on tour this week! //fb.me/Zr5If2f6

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf leads the putter count at the WGC - Bridgestone Invitational, where 32% of the field is playing one of our models.

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   160+ fittings so far this week! #1ballfitter MT @jdbbeck: Props to @bridgestonegolf crew - putting in LONG week at #WGCBI. Great work guys!

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Seeing double? Here are the Harry Potter twins with the R11 driver and the new TOUR360 ATV's @SSBenefit //twitpic.com/61btl1

@TaylorMadeTour   Jesse Metcalfe with his R11 Driver and the new adidas TOUR360 ATV's @SSBenefit //twitpic.com/618eer

@TaylorMadeTour    Early start for Tour Manager Chris Trott, working with Ben Sharpe - TaylorMade Europe's MD!!! //twitpic.com/615yhc

Nike Golf

@nikegolf   A lot of Qs on Tiger's shoes....they are TW Nike "FREE Inspired" Prototypes, not yet avail at retail //twitpic.com/60xxht

Kendall Dye
@Kendall_Dye   I've heard negative thoughts on Tiger's new kicks. I love them though! I'll be wearing em fa sho!!

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell   You guys think Nike might sell a few pairs of those golf shoes Tiger was wearing today when they are released!!?? #67debut

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Outfits for the PGA Championship have gone out to the athletes...guess which Major Champion will be wearing these? //twitpic.com/60zr5i

@nikegolf   Which Nike Athlete will be rockin these looks...you know he will pair them with his fav new hat //twitpic.com/6113ze

@nikegolf   The Yellow Jackets will be pleased that there's a hint of yellow in this Nike Athlete's PGA Champ. looks //twitpic.com/6106am

Todd Bailey, PGA
@ToddABailey   New rollerblade going in tomorrow. He needs to make about ten twitpic.com/60z9rr

Aldila Golf
@AldilaGolf   Golf Club History: Iron heads were larger and thinner because they were easier to forge. Learn More. //bit.ly/nb8N4h

Mallory Blackwelder
@MalBlackwelder   Here's a pic of my new @pukkaheadwear hat! Still finalizing my customization but love the "MB" logo! See the m and b?! yfrog.com/kflaptyj

Tyler Henderson, PGA
@tylerhendersn   You can have your new fancy driver @StRandall I'll challenge you to a long drive with this //lockerz.com/s/126651820

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Samuel L Jackson in his adidas TOUR360 ATV’s hitting the R11... //fb.me/16bNsb1AS

Christopher Hawkins, PGA
@chrishawkinsPGA   TW put the Scotty back n play. I don't care who u prefer for woods/irons/wedges no1 can convince me there's a better putter than a Scotty.

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski   Wearing golf clothes in public is always a bit awkward...ok, very awkward.

Mike Wright, PGA
@mikewright69   Ping Plant hitting new G20 driver, fwy woods, wedges & hybids.... twitpic.com/60uot1

Martin Flores
@MTF_3   Our host family son at the cox classic just marked my balls for the tournament. He told me I'm ready now! yfrog.com/h4aognbj

Mike Brown, PGA
@MikeBrown_PGA   Making "The Switch" today.. Playing #Bridgestone B330 instead of #Srixon Z-Star X. We'll see what happens.. Hoping to #makeeverything!

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist   Whatever it takes to fit into the shuttle back to the clubhouse... ;) yfrog.com/khrbqgkj

Heather MacRae
@hezzmacgolf   Got my stirling albion colours on the stick :) //yfrog.com/gzhh3ubaj

Nike Golf

@nikegolf    Nike's Tobie Hatfield talking with @Paul_Casey about Nike FREE technology //twitpic.com/60if8m

@nikegolf    Check out the white Nike Free-Inspired TW prototype golf shoes @TigerWoods is sporting today //twitpic.com/60gj11

@nikegolf    Nike's Tobie Hatfield talking with @jhonattanvegas about the TW Nike Free-Inspired prototype golf shoe //twitpic.com/60fgkp

Trevor Immelman
@TrevorImmelman   get hybrids. “@burnermania2: @TrevorImmelman hey Trevor I have trouble hitting the 4 and 3 iron what can i do??”

@TrevorImmelman   Callaway RAZR X Forged. “@Marty157: @TrevorImmelman I'm buying new clubs next week! Any suggestions for 2 handicapper?”

@TrevorImmelman   I go 48, 54, 60 “@jamesonbourne: Trevor Got any opinions on wedges? I hit 56 105yds and 52 115-120yds. Should I ditch the 56 for a 58?”

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   WITB for @GbrClassic champ @stallingsgolf: 248.10 bent to 247.09, 252.12, 256.14, 60-V. //ow.ly/i/ffcI cc @Titleist

Heather MacRae
@hezzmacgolf   Regripped my clubs today and actually got a blister doing so!!!! #tool #iomicgrips

4 All
@4allbyjofit   Seul-Ki Park sporting a pink sleeveless jp-polo on the course //fb.me/ty6eKBbO

Cameron Tringale
@CamTringalePGA   Just got this beauty today from @Itspsychobunny Will rock it at PGA Stainless steel, Gold plated face and 2 black diamonds

@CamTringalePGA   #lovethebunny //lockerz.com/s/126319441

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Anyone want this putter? @suekim_91. Lol. #golf twitpic.com/60hfju

Bobby Gates
@bobbygatesgolf   Grabbed a new @TitleistonTour @ScottyCameron putter this week. Look for it in stores this fall! yfrog.com/h2ixqfgj yfrog.com/ki53vfwj

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   DG Spinner! //yfrog.com/hsgy5wej

Brett Packee, PGA
@brettpackeegolf   I have a serious problem with sunglasses. #needtohaveasale. twitpic.com/60jlia

Titleist on Tour
@TitleistonTour   Adam Scott and his @ScottyCameron Kombi working on an around the work putting drill. yfrog.com/ke72749159j

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   Ball fitting trailer in Akron for fittings.Private event today, but we'll be tweeting location all week. #WGCBI //twitpic.com/60dm5o

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Tech Darren Hill making a new set for Richard Bland #R11 //twitpic.com/60cqsf

Graham DeLaet
@grahamdelaet   Paid for golf balls yesterday for the first time in probably 8 years. They are expensive eh? #costlyballs

Ping Golf

@PingTour   A great looking lineup of new PING Putters resting just inside the PING @PGATOUR Workshop. Can you name all five? //twitpic.com/5zzhe9

Stuart Appleby
@StuartAppleby   I just tested a new Callaway driver. I might sound like a 16 year old girl but OMG!!!

Daniel Gaunt
@dangaunt   Will be trying out my new clubs tomorrow. MP69 look awesome @MizunoGolf_News.

Mizuno Golf
@Golf_Mizuno   What do you think? twitpic.com/5zzlhq via @twitpic

@Golf_Mizuno   Black Runbird belt - thumbs up or down? twitpic.com/5zzlu8 via @twitpic

@Golf_Mizuno   One more - you like? twitpic.com/5zzmfd via @twitpic

Kirk Oguri, PGA
@KIRKOGURI    Had time to kill during the hail storm yest. Fourteen V5 M Grind //twitpic.com/5zv7ue

@swiftwick   Check out these classic #iliacgolf @swiftwick headcovers. Super sweet! //lockerz.com/s/126049150

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   At the Greenbrier Classic, Vokey had 149 wedges in play, more than double the nearest competitor. #YearofDaVoke

@VokeyWedges   In the last 9 weeks on the PGA Tour, Vokey has 7 wins. It's been a good couple of months. #YearofDaVoke

59 Belts
@59beltsGUY   Sneak peak at first edition 59 flatbills!! Thanks to @Pukkaheadware for killin' it! //twitpic.com/5zxz1i

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Nike's @TigerWoods sporting his new prototype "Nike Free-inspired" shoes while practicing at Firestone //twitpic.com/5zxxbw

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Rocco putting with the hardest training aid I have ever seen. //twitpic.com/5zxsfk

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   It's better at the top. @odysseygolf leads all putter manufacturers with 42 worldwide wins this year.

@odysseygolf   @odysseygolf putters have won 3 of the first 4 Champions Tour majors this year- U.S. Senior Open, Senior PGA, Senior Open Championship

Titleist on Tour
@TitleistonTour   Another set of new AP2 712 irons will be in play this week. Favoloso! yfrog.com/kjf5dwgj

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   Justin Rose testing our new PX Black 7.0 on the range in Akron! Its Hot! So is the weather! //yfrog.com/h0br1uirj

@pgatourshaftrep   New PX Black @ WGC! //yfrog.com/h46tcxdj

Nike Golf

@nikegolf   RT @darrenrovell: This week @TigerWoods will be wearing these Nike prototypes inspired by FREE technology //twitpic.com/5zjzrf

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   In the making..... //lockerz.com/s/125770631

@Titleist   Scott Stallings was 3rd player in 5 weeks to win on PGA Tour w/ new Prototype Titleist irons (712 Series) //bit.ly/mD5nxo

@Titleist   Scott Stallings trusts Pro V1x, prototype Titleist irons to first victory; Pro V1x loyalist Yani Tseng wins 5th major //bit.ly/pRVFmI

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   What do you guys think? #tmheadcover //moby.to/41kgq8

@TRAVISMATHEW   Hey @bubbawatson what do you think? //moby.to/ymmir1

Angela Stanford
@Angela_Stanford   Home sweet home! Don't worry AA I didn't expect to get my golf bag so I wasn't upset when it didn't make it home w me. Thanks again

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   Louis deciding between his PX 6B7 and new Prototype PX 6.5 on the range @ Firestone CC //yfrog.com/ki278amj

Hunter Mahan
@HunterMahan   New @Under_Armour ok state color running shoes!!! yfrog.com/gymkvztj

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Check out @gbrclassic champ @stallingsgolf rocking the new WedgeWorks ball markers! //yfrog.com/klhi1kjj

Gary Boyd
@GaryBoyd86   yfrog.com/h024cutmj

Kevin Chen
@KevinChen_Golf   Practiced with a persimmon 5-wood today. Felt like pure buttah. Face was so offset that I had to slice everything. Is that the secret?!?

Sir Nick Faldo
@TheSirNickFaldo   More white news from @TaylorMadeGC bit.ly/r11irons !!!

Dale Marmion
@DaleMarmion   At Tour X this morning getting a few things altered and re gripped then off to Formby Hall for a practice round

Simon Hurd
@druhbelts   Thank god more stock yfrog.com/h7u7oalj

SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour   The last 3 @European_Tour winners have all carried 4 wedges and no 3 iron.

@SMSInc_On_Tour   Simon Dyson became the 9th @European_Tour winner this season to leave a 3 iron out of his bag.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   It pays to use the #1 Putter in Golf! @odysseygolf putters have so far won €22,093,002 on the @European_Tour this year! @SMSInc_On_Tour

@CallawayTourSpy   Olin's WITB: RAZR Hawk Tour 9.5º, Diablo Octane Tour 3wd 15º, RAZR X Tour Hyb 18º & 21º, RAZR X Muscle Back Irons, X-Forged Wedges 54º & 58º

@CallawayTourSpy   He also used the Tour i(z) ball & an Odyssey Black Series i #1 putter to seal the win by ramming in a long birdie putt on the final hole

Chris Hanson
@Hansonprogolf   Golden Goose going in the bag tomo! Stamped 'um bop' @colinroope

@Hansonprogolf   Um bop!! //yfrog.com/gzvchzwyj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Yes, up to 80yds on an Iron Byron machine in curvature RT @Jboats555: does an adjustable driver really make a difference?

@HankDHaney   8 iron RT @laplante5: for a righty what club would you suggest flipping around if you need to hit it lefty back into play?

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