Monday musings: Golfers' day via Twitter
Monday, February 24, 2014
Sunday's golf world brought a lot to Twitter on Monday morning. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game:
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Many had much to say about Jason Day's WCG-Accenture Match Play Championship victory.
Web.com Tour, @WebDotComTour: "Congrats #webtour alum Jason Day for his victory @WGC_Accenture . Has there been a better finish to this tournament? pic.twitter.com/WvEGMjMRqU"
Rory McIlroy, @McIlroyRory: "Congrats to @JDayGolf on the win! And well played @Vdubush! Haven't seen short game magic like that since the great Seve! Awesome viewing!"
Zach Johnson, @ZachJohnsonPGA: "@JDayGolf congrats buddy! Very much deserved..."
TravelersChamp, @TravelersChamp: "Congratulations to the 2014 @WGC_Accenture #MatchPlay champion, @JDayGolf!"
PGA of Australia, @PGAofAustralia: "What an amazing start to the year for our new #Aussie world number 4!! Watch out those majors, @JDayGolf is coming for you #CmonAussie"
Sergio Garcia, @TheSergioGarcia: "What an amazing win @JDayGolf ! Well done, very much deserved my friend. @Vdubush great week, keep it going for September!!"
Memorial Tournament, @MemorialGolf: "Congratulations to @JDayGolf on winning the @WGC_Accenture!"
Victor Dubuisson, @Vdubush: "Thank you everybody for all your support! It's been a fantastic week. @JDayGolf world class player! But above all,world class human being."
Scott Gardiner, @gards76: "What do @JDayGolf & happy gilmour have in common?they both had to go over a vdub to win their respective tournament!"
FedExSt.JudeClassic, @fesjcmemphis: "Congrats to Jason Day on the hard fought victory over the resilient Dubuisson...that was great for the game of golf! #MatchPlay"
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But Day's win wasn't the only news that got the presses rolling. A handful of players were also congratulated on their big plays.
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño, @gfcgolf: "When I grow up I want to be like you @Vdubush !! You made @European_Tour proud!! Looking forward to seeing you in action at the Ryder Cup!"
Great Lakes Tour, @GreatLakesTour: "@AlenaSharp great job today. Very proud to see you back playing well, one of many in 2014 #greatwin #confidence #yougotthegame"
Michael Buttacavoli, @mbutta326: "Congrats @dvanegasgolf on the W! 3 weeks off until the next @PGATOUR_LA event. Off to Puerto Rico on Sun to qualify for the @PGATOUR event."
John Hahn, @_JohnHahn: "Congrats to @Tanogoya for the win last week, you need some big biceps to lift that trophy! 😉👍"
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Victories weren't the only celebrations of the weekend. A few pros also celebrated birthdays, whether their own or a family member's!
Zach Johnson, @ZachJohnsonPGA: "RT '@GabrielDJohnson: Happy Bday to big bro @ZachJohnsonPGA pic.twitter.com/48wkVnEPkg' thanks lil bro!"
Carly Booth, @CarlyBooth92: "Big happy birthday to my wonderful bro Paul. I hope you have an amazing day. Xx"
Amelia Lewis, @AmeliaLewisLPGA: "Thank you to everyone who made my birthday so special! I have a good feeling about this age :) #23 #goldenbirthday"
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Others shared positive vibes . . . or random thoughts . . .
Craig Connelly, @theweeman77: "Early rise here in West Palm. Woke up to some good news... Stayed inside the Top 50 to make Doral on the bubble. #got2beinit2winit"
Paige Mackenzie, @Paige_Mackenzie: "In my Olympic colors for @GCMorningDrive today ...watch now for updates on #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/DgqddYCQFh"
Cheyenne Woods, @Cheyenne_Woods: "I need Chipotle to start serving breakfast."
Roberto Castro, @cicioCASTRO: "WGC's are the new Q-school for international players. Play well in Europe. Make a run at a WGC. Welcome to the PGA Tour."
Scott Gardiner, @gards76: "@cicioCASTRO @wheatiePGA no comparison us tour events much deeper on harder courses!us tour way harder to get points!"
LPGA, @LPGA: "Next up for Golf's Global Tour? Singapore & the @HSBCWomensGolf! where @Stacy_Lewis will defend her title. #HSBC14 pic.twitter.com/U1cmEDdVYd"