They Said it! Accenture Match Play Championship Quotes of the Week
February 26, 2013
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"The guy is the U.S. Open champion. He needs to set a good example."
--Johnny Miller on Webb Simpson’s slow play.
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"If you would have told me then that golf would out-rate tennis, I would have laughed at you."
--John McEnroe on golf overtaking tennis in popularity since his era as a player.
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Obama’s now spent more time with Tiger Woods than he has with the Republican leadership.”
--Rush Limbaugh on President Obama's golf match with Tiger Woods.
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"Obviously it's a bit a freak of nature for it to drop four or five inches of snow in a day in Arizona. It's not really that normal, is it?"
--Ian Poulter on the snowstorm that delayed play at the Accenture World Match Play Championship.
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"This is one time I have the advantage of being fat.”
--Carl Pettersson on keeping warm during the cold weather and snow at the Accenture Match Play Championship.
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"It's part of the getting beat by him so many times, yeah, you're just waiting for it. It's kind of like a whipped dog; you know it's coming."
--Charles Howell III on waiting for that “Tiger moment” during their first round match.
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“He doesn't have the same respect for a regular Tour event like he used to.”
--Frank Noblio on Tiger Woods after Woods played just four practice holes prior to the start of the Accenture World Match Play.
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“All I know is the top two players in the world, swoosh, they are out of here.”
--NBC Sports announcer Dan Hicks on Nike-sponsored Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy losing in the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
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"Everything bothers you. And if someone asks you how was your day, you want to punch them in the face."
--Hunter Mahan on what it’s like losing in the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
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“They'd be shooting in the 50s if they hadn't stretched Augusta out.”
--Lee Trevino on how today’s pros would play the old Augusta National layout.
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