A week's worth of tweets, May 30-June 5, 2011

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Simon Wilson via Twitter
True Temper's tour shaft rep Simon Wilson took to Twitter last week to show us Titleist's fitting bags.

Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, June 06, 2011 | 6:06 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 30-June 5, featuring Graeme McDowell, Anna Nordqvist, Hank Haney and more:


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@kevinburnsgolf "If you have a putter that's made for you (custom fit), you'll have a very valuable partner on every green." -- puttermaker Kevin Burns of Kevin Burns Golf

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Did you know? The trailing edge ribbon on the 260.12 is named the "S grind" in honor of Steve Stricker: //ow.ly/5aChI cc @Titleist

@VokeyWedges   Steve uses Vokey Spin Milled 254.10 and 260.12. Both wedges are available from WedgeWorks: //ow.ly/5aC0C

Ping Golf
@PingTour   Bob (Gilder)'s victory at the Principal Charity Classic marks the 18th victory for our S56 iron series. Have you experienced our S56 iron yet?

V.J. Trolio
@VTROLIO   ThePuttingArc company car for 2011! Please buy the new HD so we can pay for it! //lockerz.com/s/108110306

Sarah Hurwitch
@smhgolf   Got some amazing new shirts and jacket from @birthgolfdeath today!! Can't wait to wear them on the course! //lockerz.com/s/107986621

Silent Caddy
@SilentCaddy   The lightweight golf club carrier that holds 8 clubs and 3 balls //twitpic.com/57kp11

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   In Alex Noren's winning #Callaway bag: #RAZR Hawk 9.5 Driver, Diablo Octane Tour 15deg Fwy, Diablo Edge 18deg Fwy & #RAZR X-Forged Irons

@CallawayTourSpy   Alex also used the #Callaway Tour i(z) Ball and an@odysseygolf Black Series i #1 Putter

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   One leads to the other RT @antwan_tass1: @HankDHaney what to manufacturers want more: to sell more equipment, or have their staff pros win?

Vokey Wedges

@VokeyWedges   Shot of the Day: Watch Vokey loyalist Steve Stricker hole out for eagle with his Spin Milled 200 Series Wedge: //ow.ly/5adKb

Rickie Fowler
@RickieFowlerPGA   I got a @teatergolfball !! yfrog.com/h0pigenj

Paul Stankowski
@PaulStankowski   They are patiently waiting for me to get busy! //twitpic.com/56u95g

Sligo Wear
@sligowear   Skutt Catholic Golf Team wearing @sligowear //yfrog.com/h7ucfhcj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Grooves wear out and new technology RT @mselleck36: @HankDHaney why do irons need to be replaced every 3-4 years?

@HankDHaney   It has more loft to counter sidespin RT @dnw72: 3wd 260+ w/slight fade. Driver different story, 290+ all over the place. Why?

Chris Kirk

@Chris_Kirk_   I hope my golf clubs don't get lonely without me for the next few weeks. We need some time apart.

Whitlam Golf
@WhitlamGolfUSA   My new gamer for the weekend. twitpic.com/56ji6o twitpic.com/56ji7b twitpic.com/56ji76

@WhitlamGolfUSA   I have to paint 10 just like this for a new customer. So much fun. Lol twitpic.com/56eqvc twitpic.com/56eqvs twitpic.com/56eqvp

Sofie Andersson
@sofieandersson    More purple to the people! twitpic.com/56dlp7

Carlos Vicioso, PGA
@CarlitoPGA   Nastiest combination in a driver I have ever seen- #callawaygolf #RazrHawk Tour 8.5 with #Diamana Whiteboard. #Trackman numbers were unreal!

Sarah Hurwitch
@smhgolf   Picked up my rental car. Had the choice btwn an HHR and the VW Bug. Fitting Golf Clubs in the car had to take priority over cuteness :(

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   I tell it like i believe RT @nothreeputt: Any sponsorship money from TM? RT @HankDHaney: Taylormade R11 is the best driver on the market

@HankDHaney   Yes RT @Beavis606:Looking at new irons. Last 2 sets PW = 47. New clubs I see are a club stronger, PW 44. Should I give up and accept this?

@HankDHaney   In between in loft and length RT @JWHIT8771: @HankDHaney why are beginners taught to swing with a mid-iron?

@HankDHaney   Got to have all your grips the same sizeRT @DevinGoldberg: @HankDHaney thoughts on thicker iron grips?

@HankDHaney   13 Degree RT @The_AmyD: @HankDHaney What degree of loft should I have on my driver? Not a long hitter. Going to get Nike Lady SQ Machspeed

Bill Ranson, PGA

@golferBill   At work in the shop fitting clubs like there's no end, love doing that!!

Graeme McDowell
@Graeme_McDowell   RT @darachk Loving the Q&A....Is my problem mental if I can hit every club in the bag except driver. >> no, your driver might not suit you

@Graeme_McDowell   RT @allanmaturana got a handicap of 21 and I use a 64 wedge and a 60 do you think I should just use a 56? >> yes, 58 is my most lofted

@Graeme_McDowell   RT @spraggon17 is there any real difference between a driver head from a tour van and one off the shelf? >> not really, just custom built

@Graeme_McDowell   RT @MattChimp @Graeme_McDowell hey Graeme! Can we buy the Srixon G-Mac cap yet? Looks awesome! >> on the way. Just trying to get it perfect.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Get him to try some RT @SHONUFF_BPEYTON: @HankDHaney how do i get my 62 yr old dad to give up on the 3 and 4 iron and switch to hybrids?

@HankDHaney   Rarely RT @Helllbooy: @HankDHaney Hank , do golf balls go off ?? ie - not perform as they should ? after a certain amount of time ???

@HankDHaney   Trajectory, spin, distance RT @Bear247: @HankDHaney settle a debate: what are the pros/cons to different driver lofts

@HankDHaney   Club or shaft must not be a good fit for u RT @gpattersn: thoughts on Titleist 910 d2, it seems like I lost 30-40 yards. Was using Taylor R9

Paula Creamer

@ThePCreamer   Just finished my 9 hole practice round! Long day

@ThePCreamer   My dad lost a bet and had to carry the bag hahaha //yfrog.com/h7s9tbhj

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Pablo's (Larrazabal) new grips have arrived!! //yfrog.com/gz7awvuqj

@TitleistEurope   Pablo's clubs re gripped and ready for action! //yfrog.com/gzl59psj

Anna Nordqvist
@ANordqvist   Thanks to @cobragolf for the hard work and for re gripping all my clubs today! #youarethebest //yfrog.com/h7v2xovj

@ANordqvist  ... And this is your proof, @Terra_Teat_golf that lots of work actually is being done in AC! //yfrog.com/gyuagbufj

@ANordqvist   My new S3 driver is looking good... Thanks @cobragolf ! :) //yfrog.com/h7gswwgj

Chris Carnahan
@Carnahangolf   Look what arrived! @blanklabel custom made shirt. Will report back on the fit and quality. yfrog.com/h0dukpkj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Red hats for the Wales Open? Why not! //twitpic.com/556t5a

Crystal Golf
@CrystalGolf_FL   The Dragonfly...flying in this summer! //fb.me/Tt3cjoSj

Joe Leenheer, PGA
@LeenheerPGA    #golfun tip: is your driver fit for you? If you haven't been on a launch monitor you are missing out! Get to a demo day today!..or tomorrow

Natalie Gulbis
@natalie_gulbis   At the Taylor made truck changing my grips I change once a month... during the season.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Danny Lee hitting some putts on the green. #Odyssey Sabertooth looking great. //twitpic.com/55gvwm

@CallawayTourSpy   Behind the scenes with Nick Dougherty during his photo shoot at the Welsh Open //twitpic.com/55gcxa

@CallawayTourSpy    Niclas Fasth practising in warm, sunny Wales! //twitpic.com/55g9pp

@CallawayTourSpy   Christian Nilsson taking 5 minute break on the practice range in Wales //twitpic.com/55fra8
Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Taylormade R11 is the best driver on the market RT @Jmartin1539: @HankDHaney hey Hank, Taylor made r 11 or the new callaway driver?

@HankDHaney   Very well could RT @Chipotlemonger: @HankDHaney have big hands, XL glove, tend to hit it open. Will larger grips help?

@HankDHaney   They have won a lot of tournaments RT @Phillip_Watz:my Nike clubs but get made fun of. R @nikegolf clubs not perceived well on tour?

@HankDHaney   Use a heavier putter RT @JamesWoodsIRL:Trying Sergio's putting grip, working well mostly but not on long putts. Difficult to hit hard enough

MAY 31
Titleist Europe

@TitleistEurope   Tuesday morning on the truck at Celtic Manor. The Team are already up and running. //yfrog.com/h0j2kwlj

@TitleistEurope   Rafa Cabrera-Bello's sweet new @ScottyCameron headcover! //yfrog.com/hscgovmj

@TitleistEurope   Two Titleist Staff bags signed by our ET players. //yfrog.com/h2hjyfpj

Simon Wilson
@pgatourshaftrep   Titleist Tour fitting bags...take your pick! //yfrog.com/gy5pocnj

Charlotte Mayorkas
@charmayorkas   Love when I lay my golf travel bag on the scale and they don't ask me to stand it up, 18 lbs it weighed .. Ha! No $79 fee for me #goodstart

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Congrats to MariaJo Uribe for your win at the LPGA Brasil Cup! MariaJo trusts the Vokey Spin Milled 56.11 and 60.07.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   The truck is ready and set up for Wales, with all the Pros' pigeon holes filled with goodies. //twitpic.com/54zb7u

@CallawayTourSpy   Paul putting new grips on our stock of #RAZR Hawks... //twitpic.com/54zbok

@CallawayTourSpy   What happens when you bring 2 right shoes to Wales? You get new #Callaway shoes! Just ask @Oliver_Wilson //twitpic.com/54zimi

Clare Queen
@ClareQueen   Great night sleep in my own bed, now its starbucks time then off to test out my new Titleist rescues!

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   First up for Rob is some TrackMan training with Chris Trott on the truck. //twitpic.com/54y2tx

@TaylorMadeTour   The @Todaysgolfer1 winner Rob gets the full run down of he truck's role here at Celtic Manor from Darren Hill //twitpic.com/54y52y

@TaylorMadeTour   Here's our new Spider Ghost out soon and used by Jason Day on the PGA Tour. //twitpic.com/54ytt1

@TaylorMadeTour   Rob Larkin gets to check out our new Ghost putters soon to hit retail stores! //twitpic.com/54yogs

@TaylorMadeTour   Stephen Dodd working with Chris Trott on dialling in a new R11 for the week. //twitpic.com/54yile

@TaylorMadeTour   The boys on the Truck in full force. //twitpic.com/54z7io

@TaylorMadeTour   Huge selection of Ghosts on the putting green at Celtic Manor. //twitpic.com/54yyl3

@TaylorMadeTour   R11 orders from the range coming into the Truck thick and fast! //twitpic.com/54z58h

@TaylorMadeTour   We're happy to personalise players wedges with their initials and add some red paint fill for the Welsh boys! //twitpic.com/54z31o

@TaylorMadeTour   The Daytona Ghost strikes again. This week's victim is Graeme Storm. //twitpic.com/553fyj

@TaylorMadeTour   Joakim Haeggman likes to get stuck in and help out on tue Truck. Here he is checking his swingweight. //twitpic.com/551ys1

@TaylorMadeTour   White grips to match the white R11 & Burner heads are v.popular. //twitpic.com/551kmv

Kevin Burns
@kevinburnsgolf   If you have a putter that's made for you (custom fit), you'll have a very valuable partner on every green.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Face balanced RT @highjmel: @hankdhaney what kind of putter to avoid pulling? Heel-blade atm

@HankDHaney   Bigger grips for sure RT @johnloconte: @HankDHaney XXL Glove... Med or Reg grips? Whats the advantage/disadvantage?

@HankDHaney   No way even a 60 is too much for a high handicap most the time RT @fnkiesh: what's your opinion on 64 degree wedges for a high hc?

@HankDHaney   60* 10 bounce, 56* 12, 52* 12 RT @tappygilmore: appropriate wedge degrees/bounce? Hit old cg10 58° 105 yds, 52° 130 yds, driver 330.

@HankDHaney   Big mistake always go maximum amount of ground time minimum amount of air time RT @jdeis76: only use 60 for all chips and pitches. Mistake?

@HankDHaney   Yes, 58 or 60 RT @ageace87: @HankDHaney I hit 260-290 off the tee, is that considered powerful enough to have a 60 degree?

MAY 30
Simon Wilson

@pgatourshaftrep   This is why The European Tour rocks...20 reps one table!! Happy Dayz.. //yfrog.com/h7b2nawj

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   It's PowerPlay Golf time at Celtic Manor with TM Staffer Paula Creamer //twitpic.com/54p440

@TaylorMadeTour   Paula getting ready to launch her R11 down 5 in the PowerPlay event //twitpic.com/54p6p9

Kim Kouwabunpat
@kimk04   Have my @4allbyjofit outfit all laid out for 36 holes of fun tmrw! 5am wake-up...g'night for now my friends...

@Titleist   Pro V1x loyalist @Luke_Donald wins BMW PGA Championship, leads 4-win week for Titleist golf ball players //bit.ly/msHPKe

Matt Haines
@MattHaines_Golf   Getting ready to head of to wales. New nike driver in bag, putting well, time to get some confidence back in my life??

Oliver Wilson
@Oliver_Wilson   Check out my new headcover! It's going to bring me luck, just don't fancy my chances if I get in a play off! #fb twitpic.com/54nfnw

Tommy Gainey 
@TwoGlovesGolf   Really hoping that my golf clubs and our luggage show up tomorrow! Seems they haven't even left Dallas yet. Come on American Airlines!

Cleveland Golf
@ClevelandGolf   Congratulations to Staffer, Keegan Bradley for winning the HP Byron Nelson Championship! Keegan is compiling a... //fb.me/VJ1fOPWm

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   I like once a year depending how much u play RT @Dennis12g: @HankDHaney how often do you need to re grip your clubs?

@HankDHaney   Not many but Freddy RT @brettepstein: @HankDHaney don't use a glove, is that ok? Any pros do the same?

@HankDHaney   Great do it RT @luketd:will a little net in the back yard help with short game work or not cause there many different shots on the course

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