Wells Fargo champion Homa happy to be known for more than his tweets
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:
Had a few caddies hit me up recently hoping to team up. They heard they usually get weekends off which is apparently a great selling point
— max homa (@maxhoma23) February 1, 2017
I don’t think I’d be nervous on the first tee at my first Masters. It’s always been a dream of mine to play that tournament. I’d jump right past nervous and skip straight to violently ill, unfit to be in public
— max homa (@maxhoma23) April 10, 2019
Golf is even more frustrating when ur game feels good and u post a bad number rather than when u just flat out suck
— max homa (@maxhoma23) June 30, 2017
Despite 6 years of Hebrew school and the completion of my Bar Mitzvah, the most Jewish I’ve ever felt came after looking at a home with extravagant Christmas lights and immediately thinking “that electric bill must be brutal”
— max homa (@maxhoma23) December 10, 2018
Airplane middle seat: the most consistent missed cut punishment
— max homa (@maxhoma23) June 2, 2018
Didn’t play well but was fortunate enough to have a stranger watch me pee into a cup after the round so it’s actually been a pretty solid day all-in-all
— max homa (@maxhoma23) September 20, 2018
I don’t use a green reading book because if I did, I wouldn’t be able to blame my caddy when I missed
— max homa (@maxhoma23) October 16, 2018
I’m rooting for Talor Gooch because he’s one of my best friends. I’m also rooting for him because he has a last name that makes me feel less insecure about my own
— max homa (@maxhoma23) January 20, 2019
When u have to walk back to the tee after u can’t find ur ball pic.twitter.com/Swd4WVeOAF
— max homa (@maxhoma23) March 30, 2019
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