“ I don't remember really even striking the putt or what it felt like when it left the putter or anything.”
--Jim Furyk on making a 3-and-a-half foot putt on his final hole to shoot 59 in the second round of the BMW Championship.
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“That makes me feel depressed about my round. I was actually feeling pretty good about it walking up here.”
--Brandt Snedeker after hearing that Jim Furyk shot 59 with a bogey on Friday at the BMW Championship. Snedeker shot 68 Friday.
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“The first thing my wife said after Furyk’s round was, It’s not 13-under and it’s not par-72.”
--Al Geiberger on Furyk’s 59. Geiberger was the first player to shoot 59 at a PGA Tour event in 1977.
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“After seeing the video I thought the ball just oscillated, and I thought that was it. I thought that was the end of story. But they saw otherwise.”
--Tiger Woods on being penalized two strokes after his round Friday when a video appeared to show Woods’ ball move when he attempted to move a loose impediment.
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“He was a little disbelieving. How's that?”
--PGA Tour rules official Slugger White on Tiger Woods’ reaction to receiving a two-stroke penalty Friday.
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"If someone had asked me at the start of the year, would you be more surprised at not winning a major or not getting to the Tour Championship, of course I would have said the latter.”
--Rory McIlroy on failing to qualify for the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
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"There's more to it than people realize because I did have back issues that morning. I tried to walk it off but I couldn't. I told my coach, 'Today's not going to be easy.'"
--Greg Norman on his back hurting during his famous Sunday collapse at the 1996 Masters.
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“We weren't trying to profit. We just wanted to find a unique way to keep this horrible tragedy in the public eye.”
--Mark Watts, part-owner of Tumbledown Trails golf course in Wisconsin, on the course’s “9 holes for $9.11 discount on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
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“I stood next to him and I watched the greatest golf swing the game has ever seen. The greatest stretch of golf the world has ever seen. And he willfully dismantled it. That’s the craziest thing in the history of sports. Not golf. All of sports. There’s no equivalent to it, but if you’re a sports fan, it’s literally the ’27 Yankees starting with a new roster in 1928.”
--Brandel Chamblee on Tiger Woods’ changing his golf swing after his success with Butch Harmon.
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“It's secret. I got to get my mom's permission to say anything else.”
--16-year-old Lydia Ko on if she’s going to announce that she’s turning pro soon.
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