"We were struck by comedy lightning, you don’t want to plan doing a film like this. You can’t plan something like this.”
--Actress Cindy Morgan on the making of Caddyshack. Morgan played Lacey Underall in the movie.
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“I was hunkered down reading my putt when the thought suddenly came into my head, 'F--- did I take that other rescue out if the bag?' "
--David Higgins after losing Open Championship qualifier playoff for having 15 clubs in his bag.
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“If you’re going to win majors in any sport, you’ve got to win the first one and once you get the first one under your belt, the others come a little easier.”
--Tennis fan Jack Nicklaus on the similarities between golf and tennis. Photo of Nicklaus watching the Wimbledon with wife Barbara.
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“I watched [the Masters] when I was a kid. I always wanted to play there. It's a special place, almost like a religious experience to be there. To play there, I've just got no words for it.”
--Jonas Blixt on getting an invite to the Masters for winning the Greenbrier Classic.
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“We need players who can close the deal."
--2014 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson on selecting players for the team.
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“I misclubbed on 13. I never should have hit a pitching wedge; I should have hit a gap and take the back out of play. Because if I overcook to the pin, it goes long, so that was a misclub."
--Phil Mickelson on missing the green at the 123-yard par-3 13th hole at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion on Sunday. Mickelson made bogey on the hole while winner Justin Rose made birdie.
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"Rory very simply messed with a winning formula. He went from rookie of the year to world No. 1 and been through a lot and thought he could start again."
--Nick Faldo on Rory McIlroy's struggles since changing to Nike clubs.
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“I didn’t mean to sound like a baby there. I’m just furious.”
--Johnson Wagner after saying that he finished the Greenbrier Classic in the dark. Wagner had the 54-hole lead but finished T2 after shooting 73 on Sunday.
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"I'm a guy who doesn't find it on the range. I'm a guy who finds it on the golf course."
--Graeme McDowell on why he’s playing 27 holes at Muirfield this week to prepare for the British Open.
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"It is not inconceivable that there may come a time in the future when the policy board determines that a rule adopted by the USGA, including in the area of equipment, may not be in the best interests of the PGA Tour, and that a local rule eliminating or modifying such a USGA rule may be appropriate.”
--Tim Finchem on the PGA Tour adopting the USGA’s ban on anchored putting.
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