"I was a little mental midget out there."
Jordan Spieth after losing 4&2 to Ernie Els at the Match Play Championship.
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--CBS Sports’ David Feherty’s description of the jumping cholla cactus plants at Dove Mountain golf course, host of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
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"This is the way I was brought up by my dad. ... I felt like my drop on 6 took too much time. If I would have been in his position, I would not have enjoyed waiting so long."
--Sergio Garcia on conceding an 18-foot par putt on the 7th hole to Rickie Fowler in their third-round match on Friday. Fowler won the match 1-up.
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"He goes, `You want a halve?’ I'm like, `What? What is he saying?'”
Rickie Fowler on Sergio Garcia condeding Fowler’s 18-foot par putt.
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“Chips get holed, shots get holed, and putts get holed, because there's that intense focus on trying to hole the shot, as opposed to stroke play which is so much more conservative.”
--Graeme McDowell on the difference between match play and stroke play.
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“I'm starting to get worried about wrinkles. So like two years ago I told Mikey, I want to wear the Grace Park visor. We need to bring it back.”
--Michelle Wie on why she’s wearing a giant visor this season.
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“When I get to Augusta, it will be about 365 times, I reckon.”
Adam Scott on how many times he’s tried on the green jacket in front of the mirror since winning the 2013 Masters.
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“I've heard rumors of Florida. I don't know where the heck we would go in Florida. Seems like we already play every city in Florida.”
--Jim Furyk on where the Match Play Championship might move to in 2015.
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"I realized I was in the semifinal of the World Golf Championship against Ernie Els."
--Victor Dubuisson on why he didn’t sleep well on Saturday night. Dubuisson won his semifinal match against Els 1-up.
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“At 44, you know, you're out of most professional sports by 15 years. Here I am still playing and competing against the youngsters, so it's quite amazing. It's a nice job to have sometimes.”
--Ernie Els on playing against younger players on the PGA Tour.
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