“In terms of the outside public, what I feel like I've learned this year is they think that your good is better than what it is, and I think they think your bad is worse than what it is.”
--Rory McIlroy on what he’s learned during his struggles in 2013.
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“It was cool to see that kind of golf. He was under control. He hit it down the middle of every fairway. He didn't have that kind of violence with his speed through the ball."
--Graeme McDowell on watching Tiger Woods shoot 62 on Friday.
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“I just like to use it to sharpen my brain. If you’re a golfer, seriously, you get kind of dull.”
--Stewart Cink on the popularity of the “Words With Friends” game with Tour players and caddies.
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--Jason Dufner on Keegan Bradley and the 2011 PGA Championship. Dufner lost the 2011 PGA to his friend Bradley in a playoff.
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“He’s in trouble, not me.”
--Dustin Johnson on Vijay Singh requesting Johnson's records from the PGA Tour as part of Singh’s lawsuit against the Tour. Johnson said he’s never run afoul of the Tour’s drug-testing program.
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“Journalists and broadcasters should not be mere cheerleaders. There's too much of that in golf right now, to be honest. And not nearly enough untainted honesty.”
--Geoff Ogilvy on the Tiger Woods-Brandel Chamblee affair.
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"I turn 50 next month but I'm still fit. I stretch every morning, you have to do this to keep up with the younger lot."
--Miguel Angel Jimenez on winning the Hong Kong Open at age 49.
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"Do you think Tom Brady would come up and play with us?"
--George H.W. Bush after Jim Nantz suggested Tom Brady fill out a foursome with Bush, Nantz and Bill Clinton.
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“I had an English and I had a Rhetoric, I remember. I had a big paper and then I had a test, both of which are being very useful to me now.”
--Jordan Spieth at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge on the finals he was taking in college last year.
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“I'm still on the old calendar, so to me this is the end of the year.”
--Tiger Woods on whether he saw the Northwestern Mutual Challenge as his first start of 2014 (per the new PGA Tour schedule) or his last event of 2013.
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