“Rory is compared to Tiger a lot, but maybe he's more like Phil Mickelson: very talented, very streaky.”
--Padraig Harrington on Rory McIlroy's slow start to the 2013 season.
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“There's a difference between being hurt and being injured. It's a delicate balance. I know what it's like to play both, unfortunately.”
--Tiger Woods on his past and present injuries.
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“I felt like I got on the bus and they ordered me to the back or even to get off.”
--Oregon golf coach Casey Martin on not being allowed to drive a cart to watch a U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier. Martin, who is disabled, successfully sued the PGA Tour in 2001 to use a cart on Tour.
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“It takes out the riff‑raff.”
--Jason Day on why he likes courses that play hard. Day finished second at the U.S. Open and third at the Masters this year.
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“Life has changed a little bit. I remember getting kicked out of bars after missing the cut on the Friday night here because I wasn't old enough to drink.”
--Rory McIlroy on how his life his different since his first Irish Open in 2005.
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“Half of my actual shots are pretty much know my caddie Louis's thoughts. He's like, Okay, hit it over there,” and I hit it there. And that's been working so far. He's the more creative one at the moment.”
--Lydia Ko, with caddie Louis De Kerillis in photo, on her creativity as a golfer.
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“I was under‑prepared and under‑golfed and not ready and the golf course just exposed me.”
--Graeme McDowell on missing the cut at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.
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"I'm good friends with Colt Ford and Mark Wills and Joe Don from Rascal Flatts. There's just a bunch of them. I'm a big country music fan, man. I'm from Arkansas. That's what it's all about."
--Ken Duke on receiving congratulations from country music stars for his Travelers win.
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“I don't know how the guys do it today. I think they have a lot more pressure put on them by press and by money than we had.”
--Jack Nicklaus on how the game has changed since he was on the PGA Tour.
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“The question is: I won Evian, does that count as a major, Mike? Will you add that to the list?”
--Annika Sorenstam on to LPGA commissioner Mike Whan on the LPGA making the Evian Masters the tour’s “fifth” major this year. Whan’s response: “Next question.”
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