Monday musings: Rain at Augusta; Lexi's win; more
Monday, April 7, 2014
With rain setting in at Augusta National and cutting short Masters practice, several players took to Twitter earlier than usual on Monday – not to mention having tweeted Sunday on all things golf as well. Here's a sampling of tweets from players' accounts amid Monday's storm, as well as more:
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Graham DeLaet, @GrahamDeLaet: "First annual Masters cribbage tourney with the boys! #rainymonday pic.twitter.com/MeYWCjFoxd"
Trevor Immelman, @TrevorImmelman: "Rain delay at The Masters. Still working on the putting..... vine.co/v/M5ujhaMLK2m"
Mark Calcavecchia, @MarkCalc: "Rae's Creek has risen 3 ft. If it rises 3 more ft we'll see if this 60,000 pound bus floats!! Aka Calcs Ark! pic.twitter.com/ODiI3RyIv3"
Ernie Els, @TheBig_Easy: "Making the drive, a bit wet here but still special @The_Masters pic.twitter.com/GTclvGE016"
Els: "This was me in my debut @The_Masters in 1994! Still excited to be here ... pic.twitter.com/YAb3vEKKU0"
PHOTOS: Rain washes out Monday practice at Masters
See some of the practice scene amid wind and rain Monday at Augusta National before storms forced an early end to the action.
Graeme McDowell, @Graeme_McDowell: "Play suspended for a few hours here. Feel for people with tickets today. Hopefully we play later #40short instagram.com/p/mfjaO7AwhY/"
McDowell: "Anyone need a little painting work done around the house? Met this lad this morning. #augustaselfie… instagram.com/p/mfi7WcAwgz/"
Joost Luiten, @joostluiten: "Big storm here at Augusta. Just before i wanted to Skip on the 16th they blew the horn! pic.twitter.com/iO7UWhjkXQ"
Sergio Garcia, @TheSergioGarcia: "A little masters shopping!! Have to keep the friends and family happy back home! Haha pic.twitter.com/D68JT0jcL1"
Justin Rose, @JustinRose99: "It's #Masters week!! #Augusta instagram.com/p/mfNqoKOtw6/"
Brandt Snedeker, @BrandtSnedeker: "Disappointed for all the patrons who got their day cut short today.. Weather had other plans.. Hope u all enjoyed what u could...."
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Jack Nicklaus, @jacknicklaus: "Fifty-one years ago today, Jack #Nicklaus, at 23, became the youngest at the time to win the #Masters,… instagram.com/p/mf3VMKjCym/"
Oliver Goss, @olliegossAUS: "Completely star struck today, met @garyplayer and spoke to @JordanSpieth, and saw many major championship winners #LifeExperiences"
Tim Mickelson, @goodwalkspoiled: "Congrats to @asumensgolf alum Matt Jones for his huge Win yesterday in Houston. Now kick some butt at Augusta. #GoDevils"
PGA of Australia, @PGAofAustralia: "Good luck @The_Masters this week Matt Jones! #debut #AussiesAtAugusta ... pic.twitter.com/PMQWxwfI9m"
Jon Curran (watching a replay of the Drive, Chip and Putt competition), @JonCurranGolf: "Gotta give it to Leo Chang. Really stepped up on 18 and made it when it counted. Putter raise fist pump combo. Sending a message."
Curran: "Is it bad that I'm reassuring myself that I could win the boys 14-15 long drive?"
Anya Alvarez, @anyaalvarez: "My dad is going to the #masters and didn't invite me. He doesn't love me like I thought. #AugustaNational #pga"
Steve Wheatcroft, @wheatiePGA: "So excited to be able to watch the best sporting event on the planet this week on a blurry streaming stalling iPad from Mexico!! #loading"
Tim Herron, @PGALumpy: "Here’s what I’ll be wearing during @The_Masters tournament. Tumble dry low, everyone. pic.twitter.com/UHzhnabeeC"
Greg Norman, @SharkGregNorman: "Gr8 shot as I depart Melbourne. Fantastic people, culture sport & restaurants + an iconic sport ground lite up #MCG pic.twitter.com/RsbxoI3Mvc"
@JohnLimanti I went and saw her in the medical tent before they took her to the hospital. She was still laughing about it!— Michael Thompson (@MSlickThompson) April 7, 2014
Sunshine Tour, @Sunshine_Tour: "Royal Harare getting ready for this week's #GolfZimOpen pic.twitter.com/cpPa2BkHS4"
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Lexi Thompson, @Lexi: "What an amazing week at the @KNCGolf !! A dream come true for sure :) thank you so much to everybody involved for making it possible!:)"
Stacy Lewis, @Stacy_Lewis: "Another great week in the desert! Thanks to Kraft Nabisco for so many great memories over the years! Fun watching @Lexi win too! @KNCGolf"
Juli Inkster, @JuliInkster: "Congratulations @Lexi . Great playing . Very excited for u and your family . Enjoy the victory .."
Natalie Gulbis, @natalie_gulbis: "Congrats @Lexi winning the @KNCGolf !!!!!"
Gulbis: "@LPGA @Lexi @KNCGolf great jump Lexi!"
Lee Westwood, @WestwoodLee: "Well done @Lexi . Watched her hitting balls at trump international earlier in the year. Impressive ball striker."
Ashlan Ramsey, @ashlan_ramsey: "So proud of my girl @Lexi for the win today! Means a lot for her career and the LPGA! So inspiring to see that kind of talent"