Wells Fargo champion Homa happy to be known for more than his tweets

The 19th Hole

Max Homa admits that prior to his three-stroke win at the Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday, he was known more for his funny tweets than his golfing talent.

Homa had built up a reputation as a very funny guy on the social media platform, telling the San Francisco Chronicle back in February: “I probably have a fairly large fan base compared to what I deserve for my golf.”

But Homa no longer needs to feel uncomfortable about that disparity after his sensational win at Quail Hollow on Sunday.

With a victory under his belt, and two years of playing privileges on tour secured along with a spot in the PGA Championship, he can continue tweeting to his heart’s content.

“It’ll be nice hopefully to be known not just as the Twitter funny guy, but hopefully as a decent golfer now,” he said.

Certainly his followers on Twitter will be hoping he doesn’t stop producing tweets like this now that he’s a big shot on tour:

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