Tweets of the Day: May 4, 2012


The golf world uses Twitter to share news and offer a glimpse into players’ lives and thoughts. Here are the best tweets from the past 24 hours.

You can nominate your favorites from the day as well by re-tweeting the best 140-character dispatches with the hashtag #GCTOTD.

Rory McIlroy turns 23 today. His swing has apparently not changed much.

@McIlroyRory Turned 23 today… Check out this video of me on my 3rd Birthday – Not much has changed in 20 years!

Soccer legend Wayne Rooney is apparently very good at golf ... in video games. Graeme McDowell took notice.

@Graeme_McDowell RT @WayneRooney Playing tiger woods13 head to head and got beat on 26 under after 18, guy who beat me was -30 >> hope your playing as Gmac

Tiger Woods did an interview this week from his couch. Brittany Lincicome picked a better spot to do one.

@Brittany1golf This is how I'm going to start doing all my interviews :-). Don't think the guy believed me. Haha

Rookie Russell Knox had some unwanted time in the water yesterday.

@rooknox I wonder why my golf ball wanted to go in water 3 times today?? My conclusion : it was 92degrees out and it wanted to cool off. #yuk

Meanwhile, Steve Wheatcroft had a very good day.

@wheatiePGA Can't get back on the course fast enough. By far my favorite course and tournament of the year. Ready for a great round tomorrow #red#'s

And, finally, Kris Blanks found a gift for fellow pro Rickie Fowler to use when he deals with his Twitter detractors.

@KrisBlanks Hey @RickieFowlerPGA I found some hats for you!!