How Social Media Reacted To The PGA Tour's Return

The PGA Tour season resumed after a three month break due to the Covid-19 pandemic

How Social Media Reacted To The PGA Tour's Return
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The PGA Tour season resumed after a three month break due to the Covid-19 pandemic

How Social Media Reacted To The PGA Tour's Return

The PGA Tour season resumed last week at Colonial and there were many big stories as Daniel Berger won his third title.

The return to action, of course, brought about some entertaining tweets and below we pick out some of our favourites from the week with fans and media reacting to the tournament, the new-look Bryson DeChambeau, the Official World Golf Ranking and more -

Xander Schauffele called it a "tough pill to swallow" after missing from 3ft on the 17th hole, a putt that cost him the chance of making the playoff:

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Instagram golfer Paige Spiranac said "golf is a mean game" after Schauffele's miss:

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Riggs from Barstool Sports also tweeted about Schauffele's putting:

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One gambler won $71,000 on Daniel Berger after placing $1,000 at 71/1:

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Justin Ray pointed at that all three of Berger's PGA Tour wins have come in the second week of June:

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No Laying Up were big fans of Berger and his caddie chatting through his approach in the playoff, heard on the broadcast:

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Justin Rose, who finished in T3rd, one back of the the playoff, called it a "very positive week":

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Want to understand golf? Peter Kostis looked at two different approaches to weight:

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Golf summed up in 17 seconds of Jordan Spieth on the greens:

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It was a great putting week for Spieth:

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The newly-bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau caught a lot of attention on social media -

The PGA Tour tweeted his longest drives with some clips of his powerful action:

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Meanwhile, One Direction singer Niall Horan, founder of Modest! Golf Management was almost brought to tears due to return of golf:

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Will Gray from the Golf Channel and Eddie Pepperell reacted to the Official World Golf Ranking resuming:

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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