A week's worth of tweets, May 16-22, 2011

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Brad Faxon via Twitter
Brad Faxon took to Twitter last week to show us the headcover display he found during his visit to the Scotty Cameron putting studio.

Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, May 23, 2011 | 1:41 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 May 16-22, featuring Paul Stankowski, Anna Rawson, Brad Faxon and more:

MAY 22
Nike Golf

@nikegolf   First win for the Nike 20XI golf ball! Congrats to Nike Athlete @suzannpettersen on a BIG win @SybaseMatchPlay! #FistPump


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@GolfTipofWeek "I played in the rain & went through 5 gloves! Keeping warm & dry is the key. Also, keep grips dry, use an umbrella over clubs to keep dry!" -- Mark Whetzel, PGA Director of Golf at Thanksgiving Point, The Ranches, Sky Mountain and Coral Canyon in Utah.

Paul Azinger
@PaulAzinger   Bridgestone way ahead of the rest in solid ball tech. 0 Xouts RT @MikeHill21 @jayatownsend In your opinion Zing, what are the 3 best balls?

Cleveland Golf
@ClevelandGolf   Brandon Brown won on the @HootersTour today, adding to CG/ @SrixonGolf wins on the @NationwideTour and @PGATOUR #winning

Mizuno Golf
@Golf_Mizuno   RT @philliprigsby: @Golf_Mizuno I'm going back to mizuno irons. Played the best golf of my life with them. I feel the nostalgia coming on...

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf   Here's what's in @IanJamesPoulter bag //bit.ly/jyV3UK @cobragolf White ZL Driver, Baffler Rail Hybrid, Pro CB/MB irons

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory   Poulter uses a platinum ball marker with diamonds, a 10p coin does the trick for me! #simples

Boris Busljeta, PGA
@boris_pga   Love my @TRUElinkswear golf shoes. I use them for teaching and playing the best..

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Not a lot of difference make sure they fit RT @richiecollette: @HankDHaney what is a good brand for a starter set of clubs?

@HankDHaney   4 wedges usually for a long hitter RT @benlown10: @HankDHaney four wedges or a 2 hybrid?

@HankDHaney   I prefer a hybrid there RT @edwardo2727: @HankDHaney should i drop my 7w and get a hybrid to fill the gap between my 4i and 5w?

@HankDHaney   I prefer a hybrid there RT @edwardo2727: @HankDHaney should i drop my 7w and get a hybrid to fill the gap between my 4i and 5w?

@HankDHaney   2, 3 RT @Sidnickels:have 1D & 3W and I wanna add new hybrid clubs to my bag.Should I go with (2hybrid & 3hybrid) or (3hybrid & 4hybrid)? Thx

MAY 21
Nike Golf

@nikegolf   Now you'll have 1! RT @DavidMullen80: My favorite irons gave me my best score w/20XI. All I'm missing is the Method! yfrog.com/h0t3nqej

@nikegolf   Your set is now complete! RT @pdotmac1: trunk full of his & hers Nike clubs, method would complete my bag! //lockerz.com/s/103594437

@nikegolf   Problem solved! RT @gmcugolferMark: I support the #swoosh deep but I have this Cameron headcover ruining the bag //yfrog.com/h32fgsgfj

@nikegolf   Replaced! RT @PHParton: only thing not swoosh is the putter, replace my scotty! //yfrog.com/h2irkvsj

Richard Adby, PGA
@richardadbygolf   Used the @CallawayGolf imix cart with flightscope for the first time this week, love it!! 3 new drivers sold straight away

Gary Babcock, PGA
@GooBabcock_PGA   Polly gonna drop sum bombs. #bombsquad //t.co/iL1HhV3

Cameron Tringale
@CamTringalePGA   Putter was cryogenically frozen today. Does anyone know a good remedy?

Mark Whetzel, PGA
@GolfTipofWeek   I played in the rain & went through 5 gloves! Keeping warm & dry is the key. Also, keep grips dry, use an umbrella over clubs to keep dry!

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   Thanks for stopping by! RT@novice2scratch: Pic from earlier... Inside the @wilsongolf tour truck at @GolfLIVE //bit.ly/khR3Rm

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Try an adjustable driver, they work RT @msatto: @HankDHaney hit 3 wood 225 straight but slice driver ?? Suggestions .. Drills etc .. Thanks

@HankDHaney   Nike Vapor Speed RT @Mike_DoDoBrown: I'm a 12 handicap with a slow swing speed who's drive average 250yds. What golf ball should I play?

@HankDHaney   Vapor spins less RT @HoselRocket18: Whats the difference between the Nike One Vapor and Nike One Tour-D? Both 3 piece balls, eight

@HankDHaney   Turn the 3 into a hybrid RT @AndreRouai: i play blades my 3 & 4 are like piercing bullets. How can I get more height out of them

@HankDHaney   Personal preference of what u like to look at RT @perfectplex: What is the best type of putter for beginner-mallet, two ball , blade etc?

@HankDHaney   They r great blades so great for u RT @jeenyuswr22: Is it odd that playing blades helped me more than hurt me? Im loving these vr pro blades

MAY 20
Bubba Watson

@bubbawatson   Glow in the dark golf!!! #buzzcut //t.co/F9Itdjt

Stewart Cink
@stewartcink   For those who don't know, the @nikegolf R&D facility is here in Ft Worth. Nicknamed "The Oven" because they are always cooking up new ideas.

Anna Rawson
@TheAnnaRawson   Why is hitting golf balls so fun?? I love golf!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Richard S Johnson
@RStanleyJohnson   @StuartAppleby got a new style going //t.co/meMfroz

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   A certain South African is tied for the lead at the Crown Plaza using this putter. //twitpic.com/5054tg

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   Loadin' up for Dallas //lockerz.com/s/103320745

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@JLeenheerPGA   Sporting a new @powerbalance wristband today. Black on Black...very Gary Playerish twitpic.com/50515i

Stephanie Connelly
@S_L_Connelly   My @ClubGloveUSA travel bag came today ...love the red! //t.co/rwKqjCR

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   TaylorMade is also the number 1 driver brand and #R11 is the number 1 driver model at the Volvo World Matchplay @ Finca Cortesin, Spain

@TaylorMadeTour   Just finished @CharLouJackson clubs.... Hope they help her quest for a single figure handicap this year.... //twitpic.com/502id1

@TaylorMadeTour   New XFT wedges for (British radio and TV personality Vernon Kay) @OfficialVernonK //twitpic.com/500qjl

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   I like that, anything to make the game easier RT @MarkCrose: @HankDHaney What do you think of changing the 14 club rule to 15 or 16?

MAY 19
Stewart Cink

@stewartcink   Oven time earlier this week! Tested next generation of drivers, fairway woods, irons, golf balls. //yfrog.com/h7iiklgj

Belen Mozo
@BelenMozo   I cannot be more in love with my new @ECCOshoes BIOM running shoes! I feel like im walking barefoot. yfrog.com/h750fcnj

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski   Reminiscing...changed a lot over the years! //twitpic.com/4zsfr0

@PaulStankowski   Check out the size difference!!! //twitpic.com/4zsg5e

@PaulStankowski   This might make an appearance soon...still is as hot as ever!!! //twitpic.com/4zsidn

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   "@kellylouise92:my G15 driver, no bigger thrill that crunching a drive! & @Titleist ProV1. No greater ball in my opinion" We'd have to agree

Adrian Bishop, PGA
@aydthegolfer   Got my new Flightscope X2 today. first impressions are big improvement on my old Kudu. Wireless and battery make it very convenient.

Mizuno Golf
@Golf_Mizuno   RT @tonybrown72: @Golf_Mizuno played mizuno for 20yrs, cimarron, TP9's n M57's awesome, why play anything else //t.co/Y7xnsSk

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson   Got couple of new Razr Hawk drivers today & some 3 woods to try for Wentworth. Need to eliminate left, only been working on it for 20 years

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Quick loft and lie check for one of our PGA / Euro Tour players today ahead of the BMW PGA next week - guess who? //twitpic.com/4zktw0

@TaylorMadeTour   Justin Rose of course! //twitpic.com/4zl2iv

@TaylorMadeTour   New XFT wedge for @justinrose99 for next week at Wentworth. //twitpic.com/4zp1qb

@TaylorMadeTour  TaylorMade is the number 1 driver brand and #R11 is the number 1 driver model again on Tour at the Madeira Islands Open.

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Where do you store your Vokeys? //ow.ly/i/bMeC //ow.ly/i/bMeD

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   Our new Gauge Design tcg wedges. //t.co/yAIBh0l

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   John Hovis working with a guest in the Fit on Studio this morning //twitpic.com/4zprsa

SeeMore Putters
@SeeMorePutters   Ready for member guest today! Awesome day! //t.co/yhCLRYj

Titleist Africa
@TitleistAfrica   Styling Titleist Brand Ambassador Neil Schietekat will be heading down the fairways soon! //yfrog.com/h2ia4shlj

@TitleistAfrica   Sunshine Tour School winner and Titleist loyalist Colin Nel are joining the FJ 'parade' on tour;) //yfrog.com/h2targmej

MAY 18
Ping Golf

@PingTour   After hitting a flush S56 3-iron, PING Pro Angel Cabrera aced the par 3 fourth hole at Colonial C.C. from 247 yds. //twitpic.com/4zcjhg

Trent Whitekiller
@twhitekiller   Check out the new addition to the golf bag. yfrog.com/h0mjelsj

LoudMouth Golf
@LoudMouthGolf   Cool Picture! RT @jdgloves Nice view of a @loudmouthgolf Black Disco Ball golf glove- Thanks Jim! //twitpic.com/4zhqd2

Cindy LaCrosse
@CindyLaCrosse   Got new @Titleist balls and gloves today. Thanks @TFJgolfgirl!

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   Jim Furyk rolling a new model that we will release soon. //twitpic.com/4zgfr2

Karen Stupples
@Kstupples   My bag :-) //lockerz.com/s/102742944

@Kstupples   Another view //lockerz.com/s/102743230

Compression Board
@CompressionGolf   Really liking my R11 3 Wood and hybrid...much better flight and control.

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Everyone loves a new golf bag! Nike's Justin Leonard switching his gear into his new 20XI golf bag //yfrog.com/h865722679j

@nikegolf   A user of STR8-FIT, Nike Athlete Justin Leonard is checking the face angle on his driver at the Oven //yfrog.com/h889iouj

@nikegolf   Another Nike Athlete excited about his new golf bag! Stephen Ames putting the 20XI bag in play //yfrog.com/h8uvszlj

@nikegolf   The Oven is getting a Method 003 ready for Nike's Stephen Ames to possibly play this wk @CrownePlazaInv //yfrog.com/gyn21vkj

@nikegolf   Nike Athlete Anthony Kim dialing in his driver w/the track man at The Oven today //yfrog.com/gzfxxevj

@nikegolf   Anthony Kim is armed with 14 Nike clubs in his bag & he is ready to compete @CrownePlazaInv //yfrog.com/h72f6flj

@nikegolf   The Oven is getting Nike Athlete Anthony Kim's Method putters ready for competition //yfrog.com/gz94eioj

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist   "@Kstupples: Just opened my new golf bag. It is sweet looking and light :-)" perfect week for a new bag, lol. Got my new @cobragolf today!

Kris Blanks
@krisblanks   Putting station set up. New putting arc HD and mirror for shoulder alignment. Using the toe side of the HD. yfrog.com/gykn7fij

@krisblanks   Same type station but using heel side of putting arc. Working on squaring up my shoulders. yfrog.com/h7h6ckvj

Kelly Tidy
@kellylouise92   I have all these clothes, plus a whole load more, and still don't have anything I want to wear! :( yfrog.com/h05mqnjj

John Parry, PGA
@johnparry17   Am unpacking my Trackman - am like a kid at christmas

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Pyramids of Pro V1X balls, ready for some afternoon practice at the Volvo Matchplay. //yfrog.com/h7yk3tbj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   None of the new adjustable drivers are too unforgiving RT @Rrager15: @HankDHaney Is the Taylor Made R11 too unforgiving for a 10 hdcp ?

@HankDHaney   A two hybrid and a 3 wood RT @Aaron_55: @HankDHaney carry 3 iron 220. get a hybrid?

MAY 17
Brad Faxon

@BradFaxon   Had an unreal day yesterday at TPI w Greg Rose and Dave Phillips, no better guys or better place to practice! Thanks boys!

@BradFaxon   To make it better spent the afternoon with Paul Vizanko at Scotty Cameron's Putter studio. One of the coolest places on earth! Thanks guys!

@BradFaxon   Here r a few headcovers on display. Saw the prototype for us open! U will love it! yfrog.com/h8vo1tmj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Nike Athlete @StewartCink stopped by the Oven today to check out what's cookin' at the Oven //yfrog.com/h7iiklgj

@nikegolf   Keeping Nike Athlete @StewartCink busy at the Oven - Checking out his numbers on the Track Man //yfrog.com/h091849402j

@nikegolf   Here's a peek into the golf bag of Nike Athlete @StewartCink - he is prepared for competition this week //yfrog.com/h7g86kej

Ping Golf
@PingTour   This is something you don't see everyday... Ben Hogan and his locker at Colonial C.C. //twitpic.com/4yzywz //twitpic.com/4yzz41

@PingTour   PING Pro Daniel Summerhays spent the afternoon testing out his new PING driver at the @CrownePlazaInv @PGATour //twitpic.com/4yzohn

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Guess who's #scottycameron putter this is ?.... Its a thing of beauty //yfrog.com/hsi2dihj

@TitleistEurope   Does the headcover look familiar too.... //yfrog.com/h2evkdij

@TitleistEurope   Meet the new Team Titleist mascot! ProV1's instead of pearls! //yfrog.com/h21ajznj

@TitleistEurope   Young Korean star Noh Seung-Yul limbering up at Finca Cortesin //yfrog.com/h7v23yejj

@TitleistEurope   Pro V1X player Ian Poulter working on his swing at the Volvo World Matchplay this morning. //yfrog.com/gyiyfdoj

Cobra Golf
@cobragolf   rain has stopped and range is buzzing this afternoon @bmwcharityproam #TwitPict //twitpic.com/4yzm7u

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   My baby twitpic.com/4yqjbh

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Only 4 drivers for Richard S. to test. Must be a slow day. Oh yeah no go on Kelly. Up one minute down the next. //twitpic.com/4yycir

@FujikuraOnTour   Jerry Kelly testing VC 7.2x and we have a yatzee ladies and gentlemen!! Wha wha whaaaat!! //twitpic.com/4yxxz8

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Retief adjusts his FCT settings on his R11 to account for the wind at Finca Cortesin. //twitpic.com/4ywpx2

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   No you need at least 2 extra wraps RT @tcrichins: @HankDHaney Are standard grips ok for me, I wear a XXL glove, thanks!!!

@HankDHaney   Most important is length and lie and grip size RT @K_Kaleto: @HankDHaney for a beginner how important is it to have a club fitting?

@HankDHaney   Not unless it is adjustable RT @LiamMorbin: hank any way on getting my driver delofted and what's the pros/cons of thicker grips thanks

MAY 16
Brett Waldman

@bm_waldman   For all you Headcovers fans. Got a new one today. Pretty cool //twitpic.com/4ylulj

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Which Nike Method do u use? Looks like Stephen Ames might try out Lucas Glover's method...the 003 //yfrog.com/gyfuuaaj

@nikegolf   Nike's Stephen Ames working on his wedge shots at the Oven....getting everything dialed for Colonial //yfrog.com/h74muwdj

Pahr Golf
@pahr72   KJ Choi is a beast! I wonder how many fat putter grips were sold today? over 100k?? or under 100k

Sligo Wear Inc.
@sligowear   With almost 70% success rate @BrianGayPGA ranks 1st on TOUR in sand saves in 2011. Does that make @SligoWear the hottest thing in beachwear?

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Yep looks like the normal shipment area each week. Getting our boxes is not always the easiest thing. //twitpic.com/4yj8t4

Richard S Johnson
@RStanleyJohnson   What do you do when you find a good driver in Sweden and you travel without luggage?? Improvise! yfrog.com/h4oxkfrej

@Titleist   Pro V1 loyalist K.J. Choi wins @2011PLAYERS, leads 1-2-3-4-5 finish for Titleist golf ball players //bit.ly/kkvy8C

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Another win for Vokey wedges at The Players...that's 8 wins for #DaVoke on Tour this year. It's only May.

Odyssey Golf
@odysseygolf   In a playoff on the island green with an Odyssey putter in hand. That's how the winner got it done at TPC Sawgrass. That's Clutch putting

Stewart Cink
@stewartcink   My latest @nikegolf apparel shipment. A new box arrives about every 8-10 weeks. //lockerz.com/s/102166218

Ping Golf
@PingTour   PING Pro Miguel Jimenez is all business as he prepares for the Volvo World Matchplay Championship in Spain //twitpic.com/4yibd3

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   UK Market Share data just in for March & R11 is the #1 selling driver by a long way with 38% share! #R11. Stats by Golf Datatech LLC.

@TaylorMadeTour   In Darren's Bag: R11 9.0 Driver, R9 13° FW, Rescue 09 TP 19°, TP MB Irons 3-PW, xFT wedges 50°, 54° & 58° and Penta TP Ball - number 60!

@TaylorMadeTour   Double win for the R11 last weekend - Darren Clarke at the Iberdrola Open and the winner of the TPC @ Sawgrass also used an R11 #R11

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Great, get her some little clubs RT@thelincster:The best way to start out a 4-year old girl in golf? All my girl wants for her bday is clubs!

@HankDHaney   I doubt that RT @Mikezzz33: @HankDHaney Could switching to a different golf ball have a negative affect on G McDowell game?

@HankDHaney   Cavity back, the game is hard enough RT @Dalrockdfr: @HankDHaney cavity back or blades?15 handicap.

@HankDHaney   Yes if u have a lot of club speed RT @Mdeathstar2:u always say get hybrids. it is possible to have a swing that would hit long irons better?

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