Three golfers — Jason Dufner, Bubba Watson and Christina Kim — were named in the third installment of Sports Illustrated's Twitter 100, accounts "essential to [SI and SI.com staffers'] daily routine for finding news, information and entertainment from the sports world." @JasonDufner has ridden the #Dufnering meme to social media stardom:
The 2013 PGA Championship winner may be a stoic figure on the course, but off it, he’s extremely engaging (despite his demeanor in the photo that launched the Dufnering meme). When he tees it up on Twitter, Dufner comes across as an everyday guy sharing his opinions on football and current events.
@bubbawatson scores points for honesty and accessibility:
The 2012 Masters champion isn't the most prolific of athletes on Twitter, but that doesn’t diminish the pleasure of the Florida native’s sunny, laid-back and always irreverent feed. Sharing a look inside his life on the green and as a father, Watson also engages with his followers through his #BubbaTalk hashtag.
@TheChristinaKim is just enjoying the journey:
With candor, style, irrepressible charisma and honesty, Kim lets you in on the life of a professional golfer. She tweets from everywhere – and tweets often – about her life, her game, her losing luggage and whatever else is on her mind. She’s also well-connected to players on the PGA Tour, and it’s fun to follow her stream of consciousness (and instructional takes) during a PGA event. A must-follow for any golf fan.
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