“That's sort of overkill. We've had 70 years of the Ryder Cup, and it's gotten along just fine. The pendulum will swing back without making a monumental thing about it."
--Jack Nicklaus on the PGA of America’s task force to fix the U.S. Ryder Cup team. (Photo of Nicklaus and Rickie Fowler at the 2014 Ryder Cup.)
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“Faldo has lost a lot of respect from players because of what he said.”
--Ian Poulter on Nick Faldo saying Sergio Garcia was “useless” at the 2008 Ryder Cup. (Photo of Poulter and Garcia at the 2014 Ryder Cup.)
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“I finally realized that you've just got to stand on the first tee and be like, you know what, I'm a man and it's me versus the course, and kind of screw everyone else.”
--Russell Knox on what he learned on his first year on Tour.
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“There's kind of an unwritten rule, Don't call your captain out at a Ryder Cup, win, loss or draw, you just don't.”
--Graeme McDowell on Phil Mickelson’s criticism of Tom Watson following the 2014 Ryder Cup.
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“People give me crap now because I miss a green with a wedge now, ‘You can hit a moving skeet with a 4 iron but you can't hit a green with a wedge.’”
--Brandt Snedeker on the viral video of him hitting a skeet with a 4-iron.
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“When I got to the first tee on the first day, to hear the cheers, it was like all the oxygen got sucked out. It was hard to pull the club back.”
--Patrick Reed on his first tee shot in the Ryder Cup. Reed was 3-0-1 in the 2014 Ryder Cup.
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“Apart from golf, it was a great week.”
--Webb Simpson on the 2014 Ryder Cup.
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“They do a heck of a job with the PGA professionals around the country and taking care of the clubs and country clubs and everything else, but when it comes to understanding the guys out here on Tour and everything else, I don't think they get it because they're not out here on a regular basis.”
--Billy Horschel on why the PGA of America’s Ryder Cup process needs to change.
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“With a few kicks in the pants from my wife, it was easy to get back and play golf and sort of get back to what I love doing because my wife knew that that's what I really, really wanted to do, and with her support and her help, I'm back playing again.”
-Jarrod Lyle on returning to the PGA Tour after his fight with leukemia.
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