My Top 100 Golf Twitter Accounts

1st November 2015

A Top 100 Golf Twitter Accounts list has been on my ‘to do list’ for some time.

There are so many Twitter accounts specialising in golf and so many nuances to the game that such a compilation will always, to a degree, be personal in nature.  Trying to rank such a list is even more challenging.  Nevertheless I have given a list and a ranking a go.

The number of Followers an account has can’t be ignored but is not the only measure of value.  Accuracy, content, interaction, location and presentation are equally as important – at least to me.

Please let me know who I have missed out – there will be some – so perhaps we can develop a better list together over time.

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To start us off here’s my Top 100 Golf twitter Accounts list:

1. @EuropeanTour – 186.8k
Outstanding coverage of the European Tour

2. @PGATOUR – 993.5k
US PGA Tour account

3. @GolfChannel – 512.2k
Official account of the US TV channel

4. @PGATOURmedia – 31.5k
Additional PGA Tour information

5. @PGAcom – 294k
Official site of the PGA of America

6. @NCGmagazine – 45k / @LadyGolferMag – 18.2k
British golf magazines from the same stable

7. @SkySportsGolf – 159.2k
Britain’s premier golf broadcasters

8. @McIlroyRory – 2.6m
Golfing superstar and Europe’s undisputed No. 1

9. @JordanSpieth – 805k
The star of 2015 with two major wins

10. @JDayGolf – 182.7k
Australian golfer who finally broke his major duck at the 2015 US PGA

11. @GeoffShac – 28.8k
Golfing journalist and author with popular website

12. @GolfMonthly – 71.4k
Magazine account

13. @GolfWorld1 – 44.2k
Magazine account

14. @TheTodaysGolfer – 29.9k
GB Magazine account

15. @ChallengeTour – 16.7k
Europe’s second tier Tour account

16. @ByTheMinGolf – 12.9k
Tournament coverage and provider of regular podcasts

17. @johnhuggan – 8,974
Respected Scottish journalist, never short of a (golfing) view

18. @BobHarig – 26.6k
ESPN journalist and analyst

19. @golf_com – 149.4k
Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine account

20. @GolfDigest – 275.5k
Leading US golf magazine account

21. @GolfweekMag – 78.7k
US-based magazine account

22. @alexmiceli – 10.4k
GolfWeek journalist account

23. @collegegolf – 9,270
GolfWeek’s US College account

24. @GolfweekRingler – 5,570
GolfWeek journalist Lance Ringler’s account – US College focus

25. @IrishGolfDesk – 12k
Journalist Brian Keogh’s Irish golf account

26. @chubby6665 – 84.4k / @TeamISM – 12.5k
Founder of ISM sports management company

27. @AlanShipnuck – 61.8k
US journalist for Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine

28. @GlobalGolfPost – 16.9k
Weekly online magazine account

29. @PGAEuroProTour – 8,988
British-based senior development tour feeding the Challenge Tour

30. @DaveLynndawg – 26.2k
Retired English Pro with humorous slant on golf / the world (Adult content)

31. @jcorrigangolf – 7,618
Daily Telegraph golf correspondent

32. @IanJamesPoulter – 2m
English Pro committed to his twitter account

33. @WestwoodLee – 777k
Leading English Pro who occasionally goes off piste on twitter

34. @Graeme_McDowell – 694.4k
Irish Pro with high quality twitter feed

35. @GolfiMagazine – 16.3k
Golf International magazine account

36. @GolfingWorld – 19.1k
Video-based account of the TV programme shown on Sky Sports

37. @4golfonline – 28.8k
Mark Crossfield’s popular coaching, product reviews and match  banter / video site.

38. @EnglandGolf – 22.8k
England’s National golf body.

39. @ScottishGolf – 8,767
Newly amalgamated Scottish golf union

40. @GUIGolf – 2,783
Irish golf union account

41. @golfunionwales – 3,143
Welsh golf union account

42. @MMcEwanBunkered – 1,596 / @BunkeredOnline – 17.6k
Scottish journalist working primarily on Scotland’s No. 1 golf magazine

43. @secrettourpro – 19.5k
Professional golf insider

44. @VC606 – 1,461
Specialist on Official World Golf Rankings

45. @JustinRose99 – 462.4k
English Pro and one of the world best golfers.

46. @DarrenClarke60 – 303.9k
Northern Irish Pro and 2016 Ryder Cup Captain

47. @MichaelClayton15 – 4,185
Former Australian Pro now golf architect and writer

48. @AndrewColtart – 19.9k
Former Scottish Pro now making a name for himself as a Sky Sports analyst

49. @garyplayer – 223.9k
80 year old golfing legend

50. @WebDotComTour – 33.8k
US second string tour – keep an eye on tomorrow’s champions

51. @rhodesygolf – 3,744
British sports betting expert and odds compiler

52. @StephanieWei – 39.3k
US journalist who travels the world tweeting regularly

53. @bkgolfguide – 3,184
US golf historian Brent Kelley’s account

54. @AlDunsmuir – 14.5k / @GCM-mag – 7,536
Golf Club Manager’s Association in-house journalist and magazine account

55. @DPugh54 – 25.1k
Respected European Tour coach and Sky Sports analyst

56. @LukeDonald – 571.3k
English Pro who has been at the top of the game for the last 10 years

57. @MattFitz94 – 21.8k
The future of English golf

58. @ShaneLowryGolf – 86.7k
Interesting Irish golfer who has really broken through in 2015

59. @SharkGregNorman – 81.5k
Former World no. 1 Greg Norman and now US TV golf analyst

60. @JasonSobelESPN – 105.9k

61. @JasonDufner – 470.2k
US Major winning golfer

62. @bubbawatson – 1.4m
Another US Major winning golfer

63. @RickShielsPGA – 23.4K
British Pro with popular video blog

64. @iaincartergolf – 57k
BBC golf correspondent and author

65. @TonyJohnstone56 – 7,316
Former Pro, golf analyst and wildlife expert

66. @golfshake – 23.9k
Golf community website with a popular twitter account.

67. @Fehertwit – 462.7k
Former Pro from Northern ireland, now golf media personality based in USA.

68. @FrankNobiloGC – 65.3
Former New Zealand Pro, now US TV golf commentator.

69. @JohnPetersonLSU – 7,147
straight into the Top 100 with today’s ‘Happy Gilmore’. Maybe insane.

70. @Cannonball63 – 3,500
Renowned golf photographer

71. @golffile – 720
Golf photography company account

72. @LeeWybranski – 265
Golf championship poster artist

73. @b_dechambeau – 605
Exciting young US golfer; the 2015 US Amateur and NCAA Div. 1 Champion

74. @RandA – 16.6k
Official Royal & Ancient Golf Club account

75. @USGA – 102.1k
Official United States Golf Association account

76. @gcamagazine – 4,479
Golf Course Architecture magazine

77. @PaulAzinger – 136.4k
Former US Pro and respected TV analyst

78. @TigerWoods – 4.9m
Infrequent tweets from the second best golfer in history

79. @TheOpen – 270.2k
The Open Championship – Official

80. @TheMasters – 436k
The Masters Tournament – Official

81. @usopengolf – 154.9k
The US Open Championship – Official

82. @PGAChampionship – 52.6k
The US PGA Championship – Official

83. @THEPLAYERSChamp – 35.3k
The Players Championship – Official

84. @ETQSchool – 1,619
European Tour’s Q-School

85. @suzannepettersen – 93k
Norwegian ladies golfer

86. @LydiaKo – 33.4k
New Zealand’s golfing protege and Ladies World No. 1

87. @HullCharley – 27.5k
England’s great hope in ladies golf

88. @gcw – 109.7k
Golfing humour – photos and video

89. @GolfClubWanker – 16.2k
More golfing humour

90. @IMGgolf – 35.3k
Major golf management and broadcasting business

91. @sportingintel – 85k
General sport business account but certainly worth a look

92. @LPGA – 94.7k
US-based professional Ladies Tour

93. @LPGAMedia – 2,578
The LPGA Tour media account

94. @LETgolf – 23.8k
Ladies European Tour

95. @LadiesGolfUnion – 4,457
Ladies Golf Union; useful for GB ladies amateur golf

96. @womensgolfcom – 8,775
Online Women’s Golf Magazine account

97. @RyderCupEurope – 119.7k / @RyderCupUSA – 78.1k
The European and USA Ryder Cup Team accounts

98. @PresidentsCup – 29.5k
Official President’s cup account

99. @SolheimCupEuro – 8,936 / @Solheim_Cup – 5,849
The European and USA Solheim Cup Team accounts

100. @OlympicGolf – 4,247
Golf is in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

[Follower numbers were accurate as 31st October 2015]

ME.

Copyright © 2015, Mark Eley. All rights reserved.

5 thoughts on “My Top 100 Golf Twitter Accounts

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