A week's worth of tweets, May 9-15, 2011

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Matt Hoffman via Twitter
Canadian Tour player Matt Hoffman took to Twitter last week to show us the result of one particularly vicious drive.

Series: Week's Worth of Tweets

Published: Monday, May 16, 2011 | 2:44 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 9-15, featuring Lee Westwood, Christina Kim, Hank Haney and more:

MAY 15
TaylorMade Golf

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@JayWilliamsPGA "Watching The Players & realized that the BEST putter at your club would lose 10 & 8 in a putting match with any @PGATOUR pro. #putting" -- Jay Williams, PGA Professional at Briar Leaf Golf Club in LaPorte, Indiana

@FootJoy   Congrats to KJ Choi for win at THE PLAYERS in FJ ICON and StaSof! #1shoeandgloveingolf

Mike Pippin, PGA
@MikepippinPGA   Just cleaned out last years bag..here's what I found. Anything stand out?? @JayVMcBride yfrog.com/h022793934j

Scott Stallings
@stallingsgolf   Will be sporting @Under_Armour @D1Sports gear for the vinny here in nashville tomorrow yfrog.com/gz1vjoij

Mike Fay, PGA
@mikefaygolf   Question about yardage books? with all the GPS and laser range finders I find they are going away. It's sad really.

Precision Putting Products
@precisionputtin   Prime spot at the BMW Nationwide Event! yfrog.com/gzlupcxj

@precisionputtin   Last minute prepping for the event yfrog.com/h31n1rnj

Jay Williams, PGA
@JayWilliamsPGA   Watching The Players & realized that the BEST putter at your club would lose 10 & 8 in a putting match with any @PGATOUR pro. #putting

Sligo Wear Inc.
@sligowear   Vegas pink trousers @sligowear //yfrog.com/h4za6twj

Luke Donald
@Luke_Donald   Carl Pettersson and Lucas glover looking good in their matching shirts!! //yfrog.com/hsc3hznj

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   He was a 300 yd driver RT @cmccrd:you told someone to keep their 3 iron as opposed to a hybrid. Now you say throw away long irons?

@HankDHaney   Throw them away and get hybrids RT @NRCarpenter: @HankDHaney what's your best advice for long irons

@HankDHaney   Taking some off wouldn't hurt RT @rhenriksen: 5'5"and have new Burner 2.0 driver (46.5). Should I cut it down? I feel it is too long.

@HankDHaney   Both good RT @gbclarke: @HankDHaney do you like the Titleist Ap2 or Razor forge X irons

MAY 14
Bobby Gates

@bobbygatesgolf   Getting my outfits ready for the @CrownePlazaInv and the "Pinkout" next Friday! //lockerz.com/s/101647538

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   looking forward to the @CrownePlazaInv next week. We will have some sweet flatsticks out there. //twitpic.com/4xodxv

Natalie Gulbis
@natalie_gulbis   No better way to get to a course then by boat (Liberty National, just outside New York City) //twitpic.com/4xntso

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   No RT @ericwinkel: @HankDHaney is there a legitimate reason for a man to use a 9w or 11w club?

@HankDHaney   Stiff shaft RT @SundayIsOrange: if you have a swing speed of 100-103 can you play an x-stiff driver shaft? Would you recommend that?

@HankDHaney   I like it RT @marksemmler: @HankDHaney What do you think of the OptiShot Golf Simulator?

MAY 13
Will Strickler

@wstrick17   Love doing work on my clubs.. yfrog.com/hsj0xcgj

Christina Kim
@TheChristinaKim   Thank you so so much, @clubgloveusa, for my Last Stand bag! Woot woot!

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Glad they got Micheal Bradleys driver out of the water, that's got a Fuji in it

Cameron Tringale
@CamTringalePGA   New pyscho bunny shipment arrived today! New styles and colors. Score: cameron 1, other guys 0 //yfrog.com/h4w2rocuj

@CamTringalePGA   New PB packing travel bags. Can't wait to put them to use this week! //yfrog.com/gz6sdynj

Lee Westwood
@WestwoodLee   Off to try my new ping prototype forged anser wedges. yfrog.com/gzxaabaj

@WestwoodLee   Pleased to report the wedges look and feel great . Bounce works well and are great out of bunkers.

Sandeep Grewal
@SandeepGrewal   The new Daddy!! Thanks @CallawayTourSpy yfrog.com/h2puqtyj

Bettinardi Golf
@BettinardiGolf   MLB Superstar Albert Pujols stops by Studio B to get fitted for a new Bettinardi putter! //fb.me/ykqSCZCs

SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour   There have been a total of 36 different putter brands used so far in the 2011 European Tour season.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   If u hit it high yes, pros would use a 3 iron RT @wallsc: @HankDHaney I drive it 300 have a hybrid instead of 3 iron. Mistake?

@HankDHaney   Golf Pride is what i use now RT @JeetsNYY2: @HankDHaney also need clubs regripped. Do you have a brand you prefer? Winn?

@HankDHaney   Med.hands med.grips, small hands undersized grips RT @Ironbass4:large hands should have oversized grips? small hands ?

@HankDHaney   I guess if u want to be @bubbawatson long RT @eagles512: @HankDHaney recommend the Ping K15 Driver? Just got it....thanks

@HankDHaney   Both RT @jr27rh: @HankDHaney which would help my game Adjustable driver or replacing long irons with hybrids

@HankDHaney   No learn to hit the driver RT @Rwedgie: @HankDHaney have been teeing off with 3 iron instead of driver. Any pros do that?

@HankDHaney   For sure RT @ashpope: My 3 year old is obsessed with golf and tiger. I wanna get him some real clubs rather than plastic,good idea?

@HankDHaney   No keep the 3 iron RT @hendavis: @HankDHaney I'm hitting my driver 290 and 2 handicap. Should I replace my 3 iron with a hybrid?

MAY 12
Chris Wilson

@TheRealCWilson   @TravisHampshire gambler mallet, pureness

Nicole Hage
@NicoleHage   Gotmy @taylormadegc puttr back weighted PERFECT! Alittle addedsaying4me cause I forget sometimes!:) //twitpic.com/4ws4qc

Becky Brewerton
@beckybrewerton   Excited to announce my new clothing sponsor for the 2011 season will be poodle golf! Stuff is fab, feel a million dollars!Thanks @poodlegolf

Noon Huachai
@noonh   Got to love @IanJamesPoulter rocking them awesome red pants at TPC!! So my style!! Haha #hot

Jhonattan Vegas
@JhonattanVegas   My new putter cover. Love it. Mi nuevo cover del putt. Buenisimo. yfrog.com/h8ph1fkj

@TitleistonTour   What's in Nick Watney's bag? Pro V1x, 10.5* 910D3 driver (yes, 10.5) set at B2; 15* 910F 3-wood set at A1; 21* 910H hybrid set at A1; cont'd

@TitleistonTour   Rest of Watney's bag: Titleist AP2 3-PW; Vokey 254.10 bent to 55*; Vokey 60* TVD; Scotty Cameron Newport Tour. Good for 64 in round 1.

Stephanie Connelly
@S_L_Connelly   Playing with @bouk at chestnut ridge. No way in hell I was carrying the new staff bag lol twitpic.com/4wowxb

Cindy LaCrosse
@CindyLaCrosse   Love my new towels from @playerstowel! //lockerz.com/s/100980428

Stewart Cink
@stewartcink   Some of the new @nikegolf shirts for this week. Sorry bout the bad lighting, and limited photography skills. //lockerz.com/s/100955161

Greg Moore, PGA
@gdm43pga   My new @59beltsGuy buckle looks great. Thanks Trevor! //twitpic.com/4wo740

@gdm43pga   Just hoping I can pull off wearing the new belts from @59beltsGuy as well as some of the younger guys do #IamnotIa //twitpic.com/4woahr

@gdm43pga   Thanks @PlayersTowel for the great looking towels! //twitpic.com/4wo6hy

Brett Packee, PGA
@brettpackeegolf   Changed grips yesterday, Clubs feel longer and 1 1/2 swing weights heavier(#golfpride cord to #golfpride multi.) Need to get used to it!

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Yes but just tee it down low RT @ericwinkel: @HankDHaney I have problems teeing up w/ my irons. Do I need to use a tee? and at what height?

@HankDHaney   Great idea unless u drive it 285-290 RT @dkendall18: @HankDHaney thinking of dumping my 3 iron for a hybrid...thoughts?

@HankDHaney   Depends where u play and the sand u play out of RT @tylerberdy: @HankDHaney What is the best degree bounce for 52, 56, and 60 degree wedge?

MAY 11
Bill Ranson, PGA

@golferBill   Had a great practice session today. I have choosen a driver. I'm goin gwith the Adams 9064LS 9.5* w/ the RIP red eye shaft.

Hunter Mahan
@HunterMahan   Check out my sweet @Under_Armour shoes tonight on @GolfChannel Notonstandsyet! Perk of being an UA athlete! yfrog.com/h0e85kwj

Trevor Immelman
@TrevorImmelman   Just like to give a shout out to @Under_Armour for hooking me up with some sweet workout gear, thanks guys!! #fb yfrog.com/h2i7epwj

Black Widow Golf
@BWonTour   New Callaway shoes debut at The Players Championship. yfrog.com/gz906nuj

Maria Hernandez
@MariaHgolf   On my way to TPI to get some work done with my wedges!

Travis Mathew Apparel
@TRAVISMATHEW   The Masters Polos ready to go //twitpic.com/4wdgr3

Jason Gore
@JasonGore59   Awesome day of practice with my new @cobragolf S3 Pro irons. Wedge work, chipping and putting to top off the day!

Michael Johnson
@PirettiGolf   A Tour putter heading to Colonial next week. //lockerz.com/s/100758959

@PirettiGolf   Pic of Toro putting with a Teramo HS. //lockerz.com/s/100758779

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Past Champion Tim Clark rocking the Motore Speeder 6.2 in his Titleist. //twitpic.com/4wbgo6

@FujikuraOnTour   Testing a new blur paradigm today on the range with L.D. (Luke Donald) //twitpic.com/4wa346

@FujikuraOnTour   Nike guys at the Oven celebrating Glovers win last week //twitpic.com/4w93g9

Matt Hoffman
@Matt_Hoff62   Never seen a tee break like this! BOOOM //yfrog.com/h8qxzedj

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis   This golfer is happy to say I found my missing yardage by adjusting my R11 and switching to the Aldila rip shaft

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc   TMaG Tour Staffer Sean O'Hair in the truck now. Henry checking lofts/lies on his Tour Preferred MB forged irons before opening round.

@taylormadegc   PGA Tour Technician Henry Luna just finished the demo bag of TP xFT wedges for next week's Crowne Plaza. //twitpic.com/4w97bv

@taylormadegc   A sizable gallery of patrons gathered behind the driving range this morning to watch DJ (Dustin Johnson) hit his #R11 driver. //twitpic.com/4waowo

Bobby Gates
@bobbygatesgolf   @RickieFowlerPGA if only they had my size we could look like twins //lockerz.com/s/100723061

Jarrod Page
@JarrodPagePGA   The #r11 grips don't come off with an air gun, don't know what was louder the grip blowing up or the sound of my 340 yd drives

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Simon Wakefield with his Ghost putter, and new hat!! //twitpic.com/4w6k6r

@TaylorMadeTour   More than 14 Taylormade clubs in this bag!! //twitpic.com/4w5s1j

Steven McDaniel, PGA
@Stevenmcdaniel   Another satisfied @Titleist customer (D2 9.5). Finally got spin down from 4500 to 2600 med C1 setup, Project X 6,0 shaft, higher tee.

Callaway Golf
@CallawayTourSpy   Marcel Siem's bag in Mallorca. Beautiful #RAZR Muscleback Irons and X-Series #JAWS wedges //twitpic.com/4w7cl4

SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour   At last week's Open de Espana 16.0% of players changed their driver after their previous European Tour event. 32.7% changed their putter.

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Not a bad idea RT @thepaulmeredith:Thinking about ditching the fw and going straight from driver to 16* hybrid. Your thoughts? (long hitter)

@HankDHaney   One grip for all clubs RT @willemike: @HankDHaney strengthened my grip with my driver only to fix a slice. Bad idea?

@HankDHaney   Great training aid to develop lag in your swing and speed RT @tedchough: @HankDHaney What do u think of the Orange Whip?

@HankDHaney   Experiment w the adjustments RT @DRanson133: new r11 should be here tomorrow, took your advice with the adjustable driver to fight my cut

@HankDHaney   21 degree RT @Billfos780: @HankDHaney I have a 5 wood and then go to a 4 iron what would be a good hybrid in the middle thanks

@HankDHaney   Depends how much u play and when the spikes wear down RT @votrix: @HankDHaney How often do you suggest changing/new golf shoes?

@HankDHaney   Get rid of 54 u have too many RT @DawnMannix:Carry 46,51,54 and 56 degree lofted wedges in my bag.Should I should replace 54 or 56 w/60?

MAY 10
Cameron Tringale

@CamTringalePGA   ATL airport, 'bout to fly home. Tour players luggage is a drag.....47, 64, and 69lbs //yfrog.com/h08sagdj

Rory McIlroy
@McIlroyRory   C.2 RT @mattmallett @McIlroyRory what setting do you have your driver on? I have just got the 910 D3 so just wondering. Cheers. #legend

@McIlroyRory   Have to put a new driver head in play as I damaged my old one last week! The screw in shaft comes in handy... //twitpic.com/4vvp9a

SMS Inc.
@SMSInc_On_Tour   At last week's Open de Espana 16.0% of players changed their driver after their previous European Tour event. 32.7% changed their putter.

Vokey Wedges
@VokeyWedges   Not totally sure who these TVD Black Ox are for...but I've got a few ideas: //ow.ly/i/boRM #DaVoke cc @Titleist

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc   Another Ghost Spider prototype spotted on the PGA Tour - here's TMaG Staffer Blake Adams with a midsize model. //twitpic.com/4w0b67

@taylormadegc   The PGA Tour Truck had a new custom rug delivered and installed this morning. The R11 detailing is amazing! //twitpic.com/4vvg4y

@taylormadegc   TMaG Tour Staffer Martin Kaymer dropped by the driving range this morning for a light practice session. //twitpic.com/4vvhge

@taylormadegc   The build request form for Kenny Perry's Burner SF 2.0 TP driver hangs above Wade's workshop on Tuesday afternoon //twitpic.com/4vygfu

@taylormadegc   TMaG Tour Staffer @CamiloVillegasR has requested the lofts/lies checked on his Burner 2.0 irons Tuesday afternoon. //twitpic.com/4vyede

@taylormadegc   Henry regripping M. Bettencourt's Tour Preferred MCs - brand new GP Tour Velvet white/black cords. //twitpic.com/4vw4if

@taylormadegc   First request today came from @JustinRose99 for a Burner SF 2.0 TP - slightly lower loft, more upright than gamer. //twitpic.com/4vub0y

Hank Haney, PGA
@HankDHaney   Those balls work RT @ChrisLotton just saw new Polara golf ball on news. Reduces hook/slice 75%. USGA confirms and names it illegal on tour.

@HankDHaney   Supposedly workability and a lower flight RT @jeffreysdunn: @HankDHaney what advantage do blades give the low handicapper?

Mark Whetzel, PGA
@GolfTipofWeek   Hey Golfers! When playing in the rain keep a dry glove in your bag and a dry towel. This will help to keep you dry and have a better grip.

@TitleistonTour   Marc Leishman is looking for something a little different from his driver. More info to come on our tour blog... yfrog.com/h8pt2ibj

@TitleistonTour   You probably don't have to be Columbo to figure out who got a new putter cover... yfrog.com/h7hv7rpj

Tim Vickers, PGA
@TimJVickers   Fine tuning the wedge-play @DLGA ChampionsGate. //lockerz.com/s/100448920

Ping Golf
@PingTour   We're building a couple new wedges for PING Pro Angel Cabrera this afternoon at the @2011PLAYERS yfrog.com/gzt0zmhj

Jarrod Page, PGA
@JarrodPagePGA    The @taylormadegc R11 looks even better when its sunny out than when its raining

Christina Kim
@TheChristinaKim   I'm really tempted to go back to my @Titleist 910F 3Wood after enduring last week's course. I am not a fan of my TMAG R11 thingy...

@TheChristinaKim   Also thinking of switching up my wedges (instead of 52/56/60, going with 54/58) and adding an extra hybrid. Or adding a 3Wood.

Greg Moore, PGA
@dm43pga    Nice poster on the Callaway Tour Truck //twitpic.com/4vxwzj

Titleist Europe
@TitleistEurope   Custom @VokeyWedges ready for Titleist ambassador Liam Bond. //twitpic.com/4vwttf

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Busy on the range this afternoon //twitpic.com/4vz46s

Deven Trueblood, PGA
@jdTruebloodPGA   The whole @RickieFowlerPGA hat thing is non-sense! If he wants to wear his hat backward/sideways/inside out he should be able to! His style

Champion Gloves
@jdgloves   New @loudmouthgolf gloves coming soon get yours at loudmouthgolf.com twitpic.com/4vwasq

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis   Whoa its a hot one out there today. Thank goodness for my air conditioned golf cart

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   Look who we found at the Nike Tour Van today at The Players...Nike Athlete @TimTebow & his brother //yfrog.com/h09xixpj

Stewart Cink
@stewartcink   Received a new shipment of apparel from @nikegolf and I think it's the best yet. Pumped about these awesome clothes as we head into summer!

TaylorMade Golf Europe
@TaylorMadeTour   Busy Tuesday on the range at the Iberdrola Open. //twitpic.com/4vtay2

@TaylorMadeTour   Rafa Echenique loves the new style hat... //twitpic.com/4vv5em

Paula Creamer

@ThePCreamer   TaylorMade corner!! (at Carl's golfland in Detroit) //yfrog.com/gzed2bfj

Greg Moore, PGA
@gdm43pga   Nice job on the custom @FujikuraOnTour shaft for LD! (Luke Donald) //twitpic.com/4vl78a //twitpic.com/4vl7os

Jane Park
@The_JanePark   My washing machine has eaten most of my @KENTWOOLTOUR socks. But thankfully I have Gil Patrick sending me some more!

Kris Tamulis
@kktamulis   I have five socks missing their buddy, now, seriously, how does that happen??

Wilson Golf
@WilsonGolf   Ricky Barnes has arrived and is getting all set up! //yfrog.com/h82d9eyj

@WilsonGolf   Ricky Barnes posing with the new V2! #askricky //yfrog.com/gz9mvpmj

@WilsonGolf   Padraig has arrived! Just catching up w/ @BobThurmanGolf @WS_Ironman @douggietee @graphicdesign79 //yfrog.com/h8ul2qzj

@WilsonGolf   Product testing with Paddy #theplayers //yfrog.com/h4b4vxrj

@WilsonGolf   Almost finished with Paddy today! He's loving the equipment! //yfrog.com/gzj6dtej

Nike Golf
@nikegolf   WARNING - Keep your eyes open for Glover Lovers...First sighting today at The Oven! //yfrog.com/h3zy1aej

@nikegolf   Key to Nike Method 003 construction...expressing your inner Glover Lover-osity //yfrog.com/gzbjfmaj

@nikegolf   Forget Dougie...Teach me how to Glover, teach me teach me how to Glover.... //yfrog.com/h7bftguj

Bill Ranson, PGA
@golferBill   The space below my name is for sale! Anybody interested? Will take the highest bidder. :-) thanks!! //twitpic.com/4vk893

Ping Golf
@PingTour   A few @PingTour clubs on deck waiting to be passed out... yfrog.com/hslfsbcj

@PingTour   One of our PING Pros will be testing out a few different i15 hybrids this week. Can you guess who? yfrog.com/h8m00urj

Bridgestone Golf
@bridgestonegolf   Coming to a grocery store near you on 5/23/10. Never has it been easier to put a smile on Dad's face! //twitpic.com/4vk8qn

Fujikura Composites
@FujikuraOnTour   Talking shop with the boys before it gets busy //twitpic.com/4vhe4j

Precision Putting Products
@precisionputtin   See the amazing new technology demoed at the Wells Fargo Championship practice green on tuesday //twitvid.com/NTMPJ

TaylorMade Golf
@taylormadegc   TaylorMade Tour Staffer Ryan Palmer stopped by to switch out the faceplates on his TP xFT wedges. Expects greens to be "concrete" by Sunday.

@taylormadegc   TM Tour Staffer Paul Goydos here now checking the lofts/lies on his Tour Preferred MB forged irons. //twitpic.com/4vm5h8

@taylormadegc   One of the first builds this week was a new 8-degree R11 for Martin Kaymer. Set at ASP (Neutral), FCT (+0.5 Higher), 2 gr heel, 5 gr toe.

@taylormadegc   TaylorMade-adidas Tour Staffer Martin Laird was one of the first players on the driving range Monday morning. //twitpic.com/4vi1v0

@taylormadegc   PGA Tour Tech Henry Luna's "special request" for Monday a.m. - a new custom set of Tour Preferred MB forged irons. //twitpic.com/4vi3de

@taylormadegc   "Sticky" Dave Williams - TaylorMade's wedge guru - grinding a new TP xFT wedge for TMaG Staffer Blake Adams. //twitpic.com/4vijo6

@taylormadegc   As customary for PGA Tour team on Monday a.m., this week's locker stuffing includes Sean O'Hair, Edoardo Molinari. //twitpic.com/4viro5

@taylormadegc   TMaG Tour Staffer Jason Day went to the short game area Monday for some bunker practice with his TP xFT wedges. //twitpic.com/4vk1py


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