Monday musings: Golfers' day via Twitter

Zach Johnson during his win over Tiger Woods in the 2013 Northwestern Mutual World Challenge.
Zach Johnson during his win over Tiger Woods in the 2013 Northwestern Mutual World Challenge. ( Associated Press )

Monday, February 24, 2014

Monday's musings from the world of golf were varied – and creative. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game:

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Several chimed in, naturally, on Zach Johnson's comeback win over Tiger Woods on Sunday in the World Challenge – including the winner himself:

Natalie Gulbis, @natalie_gulbis: "Congrats to @ZachJohnsonPGA winning yesterday!!! Watching highlights now...Yeah Zach!!!"

Beatriz Recari, @BeatrizRecari: "@ZachJohnsonPGA Just landed and saw your amazing finish! Huge congrats! @oakley #happyholidays"

Graham DeLaet, @GrahamDeLaet: "@ZachJohnsonPGA I just saw the video of that hole out. That was sweet man. Congrats on the win!"

Brandt Snedeker, @BrandtSnedeker: "@ZachJohnsonPGA Man u are soooo lucky!! Little skill, but more luck!!! Great win..."

Zach Johnson, @ZachJohnsonPGA: "S/O to the @TWFoundation, Sherwood CC, it's members, #northwesternmutual, and our gracious host, @TigerWoods! First class event...thx TW!"

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A few tweeted about the tournaments on their slate this week:

John Hahn, @_JohnHahn: "Just finished our practice round at the #nelsonmandela I can't believe we got it in with lost luggage and rain threats... Feeling lucky"

Mark Immelman, @mark_immelman: "At the Nelson Mandela Champs on The @Sunshine_Tour this week. #RIPMadiba"

Rickie Fowler, @RickieFowlerPGA: "It's on B.Henson!! RT @BerryHenson: Hoping to duel it out with @RickieFowlerPGA this week @ThaiGolfChamps"

Larry Nelson, @Larry_Nelson: "It's @PNCFatherSon time. Our family's favorite tournament and week of the year. If you are in Orlando come out and say hi."

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Or offered notes from their travels:

Morgan Hoffmann, @Morgan_Hoffmann: "Just stepped outside baggage claim in NYC - weathers a lil different than in FL #75tofreezingrain"

Graham DeLaet, @GrahamDeLaet: "Packing for @FTShootout and find this in my bag. Haven't played since China. Thanks @Jules_Trudeau #shriveled #crisp"

David Lynn, @DaveLynndawg: "I finally get to meet my daughter Layla,that was a tough couple of days away knowing she was here"

Lynn: "This is undoubtably my favourite sun city safari pic from last week,we were very lucky to see . . ."

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The 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational had a little buzz going:

Arnold Palmer Invitational, @APinv: "Mr. Palmer is filming a new spot for the 2014 #APinv today. #priceless #palmerpink"

API: #Mulligan is watching the action from Mr. Palmer's cart.

Paul Lawrie, @PaulLawriegolf: “ '@APinv: Mr. Palmer is calling players to invite them to the 2014 #APinv. #livetweet'>>. I'll play ?? Paul Lawrie."

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Finally, odds and ends:

Anya Alvarez, @anyaalvarez: "The @lpga rookie binder. Hope I don't get tested on all this info in here"

Greg Norman, @SharkGregNorman: "Now this is something I would love to do....#bucketlist."

Roberto Castro, @cicioCASTRO: "BIG congratulations to Bruce Heppler for being inducted in the golf coaches hall of fame today.One of the all time greats for sure. #respect"

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño, @gfcgolf: "Thanks to my team 4 another great season: Jeff Paul @jcgutgolf2 @MBartolomeGolf @AlvaroZerolo @martinsiebelist @Hambric_Europe & @ClareCraig"

Gary Player, @garyplayer: "Truly saddened to hear of the passing of the legendary SA boxer Baby Jake Matlala. A great champion for South Africa who will be missed. RIP"

Trump National Doral, @TrumpDoral: "We've stripped 4 in. off the Blue Monster's turf and replaced it with state-of-the-art turf grass . . ."