Tweets of the Day: May 7, 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.

Let's hear from the PGA Tour's second consecutive first-time winner.

@RickieFowlerPGA So pumped!! 1st win on the @PGATOUR & a great place to do it @WellsFargoGolf!! Won't sink n for a while but right now it feels really good!!

The kudos poured in from Fowler's fellow pros, including his playoff challengers.

@McIlroyRory Made good progress from the start of the week, gotta take the positives from that finish! Congrats to @RickieFowlerPGA! About time!! ;)

@DAPoints Congrats to @RickieFowlerPGA! Great playing by a great person!

@webbsimpson1 Thanks to all for your support this week!! Very kind and I am honored!! Tough loss but fought hard- a big congrats to @RickieFowlerPGA !!

@bencranegolf Congrats @RickieFowlerPGA on your first win of many to come. So clutch!!! #GolfBoysAreOnFire!

@Graeme_McDowell Fowler for the win....... Right in the middle Well done @RickieFowlerPGA Long overdue first PGA Tour win #talent #fb

@themichellewie @RickieFowlerPGA Congratulations!

Meanwhile, a pair of Europeans enjoyed victory. Francesco Molinari won the Spanish Open, while 19-year-old Carly Booth captured the Ladies Scottish Open for her first Ladies European Tour win.

@F_Molinari Thanks everybody for the kind words. Great feel to travel back with the trophy last night #OpendeEspana

@CarlyBooth92 Thanks so much again everyone for the messages. leaving for Turkey tomorrow! Can't wait for some heat after this week lol

Finally, a reminder of who we lost a year ago.

@AnjaMonke Today it's a year ago that Seve died. Let us all think back on the great memories because he was a true legend of the game. #seveforever