50 hot golfing accounts on Twitter

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Published 21/07/2009 13:34:15
 

Presuming you haven't been in a coma for a year or two, you'll know what Twitter is. You might not use it - yet, and you might not like it. But you can't deny it's ever-increasing importance in today's climate of internet free speech, up-to-the-second news and micro-blogging obsession.

So if you're just getting started or if you've been around a while but are looking for something interesting in the golf world, check out our list of the 50 hottest golfing accounts on Twitter.

accounts not in order of preference or followers

 

1. Stewart Cink - major winner, popular tweeter. Millions (almost) of followers

2. Ian Poulter - terrible speller, good sense of humour.

3. John Daly - big hitter, big personality. Always worth a look

4. Natalie Gulbis - gorgeous LPGA golfer

5. Christina Kim - eco-warrior, golfer, excitable.

6. Chris DiMarco - 3-time runner-up in major championships

7. Rory McIlroy - up and coming Northern Irish phenom

8. Paul Casey - English world #3

9. Morgan Pressel - 21 year old LPGA golfer

10. Davis Love III - stupid name, good golfer

11. Notah Begay III - PGA Tour golfer doin' it all for charidee

12. Michelle Wie - slightly messed-up former child prodigy pro

13. Annika Sorenstam - recently retired LPGA stalwart

14. Anna Rawson - the only rival to Natalie for our affections

15. Trevor Immelman - major-winning US golfer.

16. Stuart Appleby - Aussie pro.

17. Peter Jacobsen - champions tour golfer.

18. Pat Perez - American pro with one PGA Tour victory to his name

19. Tadd Fujikawa - Japanese golfing phenom, youngest ever qualifier for US Open.

20. Paula Creamer - another gorgeous LPGA golfer.

21. Suzann Pettersen - LPGA pro who tweets more than the usual bilge.

22. Tina Miller - Miami-born LPGA pro

23. Yani Tseng - Taiwanese LPGA golfer

24. Camilo Villegas- much-fancied (in every sense of the word) Colombian pro golfer

25. Geoff Ogilvy - 2006 US Open champion

26. David Dusek - Deputy editor of Golf.com

27. Patricia Hannigan - golf girl

28. Parker McLachlin - PGA pro and former tour winner

29. Erica Blasberg - LPGA pro

30. The Golf Journey - follow the journey of one golfer from 10 handicap to a place on the senior tour. Interesting idea - will it work?

31. Steve DiMeglio - Writer for USA today.

32. Golf Week Magazine - home of Golf Week

33. Golf Digest Magaine - home of Golf Digest

34. US Masters- Official home of the Augusta major

35. PGA Championship - Official home of the PGA Championship.

36. US Open - Official home of the US Open.

37. Sports Interactive Golf - home of golf.com and Sports Illustrated

38. LPGA - Official home of the womens game - a better account that you'd expect.

39. British Open Championship - home of the oldest major in golf.

40. Geoff Shackleford - great golf writer with a lot to say

41. Dan Jenkins - The "Ancient Twitterer", Dan has covered over 200 majors and is as cranky as ever. A genuinely good read not filled with links or spam.

42. Ron Sirak - Editor of Golf World

43. Golf Monthly - great golf magazine

44. Ken Brown (BBC Sport Golf) - BBC sports writer

45. Iain Carter (BBC Sport Golf) - BBC sports writer

46. The Tiger Double - Yes, this is the account for a professional Tiger Woods impersonator.

47. Damon Hack - writer for Sports Illustrated

48. Steve DiMeglio - golf writer for USA Today

49. PGA Tour - home of the PGA Tour on twitter

50. Golf Spy

The home of Into The Rough on Twitter. We post golf news and bits that simply won't fit in our articles. Add us and we'll add you back - well, providing you aren't one of those morons spamming "GET 15000 FOLLOWERS IN JUST ONE WEEK". 

 




Comments


1.  Probably the most comprehensive list of golfers on Twitter that I have seen. Thanks for posting this.

comment by Twitter Golf - 07/01/2010 01:02

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