Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy in Best Quotes of the Week

Monday February 2nd, 2015

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"I'm just doing this so I don't get fined." --Tiger Woods opening his post-round press conference with a Marshawn Lynch joke after shooting 82 on Friday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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"In his quest to get better, he's actually gotten worse.” --Paul Azinger on Tiger Woods.

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"It was the most important day of my career, bar none."--Rory McIlroy on how much he learned after shooting 80 in the final round of 2011 Masters.

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"When I outdrove him today by 30 yards, I left him a note in the fairway, letting him know the senior tees are not that far off." --Keegan Bradley on trash talking with Phil Mickelson.

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"If that's what it takes to stroke his ego, then that's what it takes. Had I known that he was going to make a big deal about it, I would have swung a fraction harder and put it past him." --Phil Mickelson’s response to Keegan Bradley.

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“They are the guardians of the game but it seems to be money-driven.” --Lee Westwood on the R&A moving the Open Championship's UK telecast from the BBC to cable-only Sky Sports.

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“Maybe the German engineering doesn’t always work.” --Martin Kaymer on losing a 10-shot lead in the final round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.

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“Right now it doesn't matter what I shoot, doesn't matter if I win the tournament this week or if I lose it with a 3-putt, whatever it is. It's fun. I'm playing golf for a living.” --Bubba Watson on feeling comfortable and happy on the PGA Tour.

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“I realized that I don't have any friends in the media. Maybe one. That's it.” --Robert Allenby on media skepticism about his claim of being kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Hawaii.

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“They think they are entitled to being lauded at every turn. They’re used to it.” --Brandel Chamblee on why some pro golfers are so sensitive to criticism.

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