Who is ranked No. 1 in the Twitterverse?


There are all kinds of rankings when it comes to golf: all-time wins in majors (Jack Nicklaus - 18), current statistical rankings such as driving distance (Ryan Palmer - 311 yards) and greens in regulation (Bubba Watson - 82.5%), money list (Brandt Snedeker - $2,859,920), the Official World Golf Rankings (Rory McIlroy - No. 1), et al.

But in today's world of social media, the real No. 1 in the world when it comes Twitter is - you guessed it - Tiger Woods

Of course that doesn't mean he is the best, most prolific or funniest golfer using Twitter. It just means that he has the most 'followers.'

The following are the rankings for golfers with the most followers:

Tiger Woods

Ian Poulter

Paula Creamer

Bubba Watson

Brittany Lincicome

Rory McIlroy

Rickie Fowler

Lee Westwood

Stewart Cink


And how, you might ask, do golfers stack up to the rest of the Twitterverse? Well, here are the top-10 people with the most followers:

Justin Bieber - 34,218,722

Lady Gaga - 33,966,873

Katy Perry - 32,096,149

Rihanna - 28,224,758

President Obama - 27,016,552

Taylor Swift - 23,801,343

Britney Spears - 23,758,255

Shakira - 19,728,071

Kim Kardashian - 1,7332,234

Ellen DeGeneres - 16,726,584