The Masters, Golf and Trending on Twitter

At 6:00PM ET. This is what's trending on Twitter:

3. Masters

4. Phil

6. Kenny Perry

8. Mickelson

One of the awesome things about Twitter is that it's such a great way to track emerging trends. When something big happens, people tweet about it and it undoubtedly ends up at the top of Twitter Search.

This afternoon, as the leaders finished the 15th hole at Augusta, golf was definitely trending.

And at 6:30PM ET:

2. Tiger
3. Masters
4. Phil
5. Kenny Perry

This is what real people are talking about, in real time on Easter Sunday 2009.