They Said It! Top 10 Quotes of the Week(Shell Houston Open)
April 01, 2013
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“Everybody gets bad breaks, but that's the worst break in Phil's career by a hundred miles. And it came on a Sunday in a major when he had a chance to win."--Phil Mickelson’s caddie Bones Mackay on Mickelson’s unlucky bounce off a grandstand railing on the fourth hole Sunday at the 2012 Masters.
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“I guess no one counts the U.S. Open.”--Tiger Woods on why he only gets credit for winning at Torrey Pines seven times (he's won the San Diego Open there seven times and the U.S. Open once).
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"Rory's game is all good."Rory McIlroy's swing coach Michael Bannon on McIlroy's game prior to the Shell Houston Open. McIlroy barely made the cut and finished T45.
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"The funny thing about it is the photo taken represents how I act all the time."--Jason Dufner on the photo that launched the "Dufnering" craze.
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“You got to be very careful, as we all know, at Augusta. I don't want Mr. Payne to be upset at me.”--Mark O’Meara on texting Tiger Woods during a practice round at Augusta National.
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“Even if I won here this week, I will use the belly putter at the Masters simply because the greens are so quick over there."--Ernie Els on playing with a short putter at the Chiangmai Golf Classic in Thailand.
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“I thought maybe I'll pull this old putter out of the garage and maybe it will have some magic in it.”--D.A. Points on playing in Houston with his mom's putter from the 1980s.
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“When I'm playing my best, golf becomes kind of a reactionary sport where I'm looking at the target, I see the shot and just swing.”--Phil Mickelson at the Shell Houston Open.
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"I'm hearing it all over the place. Some of them are joking and I think some are serious.''--Steve Stricker on requests for putting tips after he helped out Tiger Woods before Doral.
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“It was pretty much like walking into a video game.”--Jordan Spieth on attending to the Masters for the first time.
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