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.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 6, 2019
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
It's Open Championship week at Royal Portrush!...
Home favourite Rory McIlroy will tee off with Paul Casey and Gary Woodland at the 148th Open Championship this week.
Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday to earn his maiden PGA Tour title and secure a spot in the Open in the process.
Sei Young Kim returned to the winner’s circle at the Marathon Classic on Sunday after a closing six-under-par 65 gave her a two-stroke win.
Bernd Wiesberger was the eventual victor of the Scottish Open following a twilight playoff late on Sunday afternoon.
There’s not much in it as Cameron Tringale and Andre Landry top a tight leaderboard with one round to play at the John Deere Classic.
Sei Young Kim has a one stroke lead going into the final round of the Marathon Classic, with Lexi Thopmpson chasing.
Bernd Wiesberger was able to follow up his stunning 61 with an impressive 65 to earn a two-shot advantage at the Scottish Open on Saturday.
Jhonattan Vegas is the new leader at the John Deere Classic, while Lucas Glover put himself in contention after making a rare albatross.
Sei Young Kim is in the hunt for her second win of the season after seizing a one-shot lead after 36 holes of the LPGA Marathon Classic.