“His driver might as well be a dead mackerel in a newspaper right now.”
--Brandel Chamblee on Tiger Woods’ swing.
2 of 10Angus Murray
“I would think they are starting to think about grooming a new Johnny Miller-type announcer but I don’t know who it is.”
--Johnny Miller on his future with NBC Sports during a conference call with Golf Channel's Brandel Chamblee.
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“When I came on tour in 1975, there were 10 or 12 blacks [who had been] on the tour already. I wasn’t just the token black out there. I was just one of the brothers.”
--Calvin Peete on the number of African-Americans on Tour in the 1970s versus today. [Photo of Peete at the 1980 Masters].
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"I'm not sure that it is really deserved. Still, I can't wait to see it and to thank everyone who has had something to do with it."
--Arnold Palmer on his alma mater Wake Forest’s plan to erect a statue of Palmer at the university’s golf facility.
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“A 13-year-old should be playing alongside other 13-year-olds and not players averaging 33 years of age.”
--Miguel Angel Jimenez on 13-year-old Ye Wo-cheng playing in a European Tour event on a sponsor’s exemption.
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"I'm Canadian. That's what we do in the playoffs. You don't shave until you're done.”
--Graham DeLaet on his NHL-style FedEx Cup Playoff beard.
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“I didn’t have the privilege to serve my country when I was younger, and to be a part of this is special.”
--Jack Nicklaus on building a second nine holes at the American Lake Veterans Golf Course for wounded veterans for free.
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"We are worried about putters and golf balls and all these things, but I think we should be more concerned about slow play and speeding the game up, not just for pros but for amateur golfers, as well."
--Bubba Watson on why the game’s ruling bodies need to address slow play.
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“I'm just super stoked and happy I woke up this morning and it wasn't a dream.”
--Jordan Spieth on making the U.S. Presidents Cup team as a captain’s pick.
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“It’s a better time to host a major championship. More people are around and in the swing of things. Less people are on their summer vacations. We think it’s actually going to work out to our advantage.”
--PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua on moving the PGA Championship to late July in 2016 to avoid conflicts with golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics.
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