“He’s only going to come back if he doesn’t get another guru. If he gets another guru, that guy is going to be changing him again and he’s got to swing like this guy swings. You understand? He’s got to do this on his own.”
--Lee Trevino on Tiger Woods.
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“I don't like what everybody's done with Tom. Tom's a legend of the game of golf, and you know, he's one of the nicest guys I've ever met. He's always tried to help me any time I was in trouble, or if I needed help, whether it's positive or negative.”
--John Daly on criticism of Tom Watson following Team USA’s Ryder Cup.
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“The last psychiatrist I spoke to recommended golfing to relieve stress — and that’s a bad idea. Golf’s more stressful than combat.”-- Former Navy Seal Rob O’Neill, leader of the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden.
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"Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Seve Ballesteros, Lee Trevino, Nick Faldo, these guys only come along every once in a while and Rory has now arrived and is here to stay."
--Former European Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance on Rory McIlroy.
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“You were never going to rely on Bernhard Langer to beat himself. You always had to go and beat Bernhard Langer. He was never going to give you anything."
--Colin Montgomerie on the toughest competitior he ever faced.
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“I had an incident with some bees that had me back off my shots, and that actually gave me sort of a back-in-the-day, Sergio kind-of-Dufnery waggle. It's something that's been really frustrating to me, because I used to be such a fast player.”
--Christina Kim on her waggle.
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“I'll be angry for a good few days. But that's fine. I'll keep myself in my own little room and have a little chat with myself and come out and win next week.”
Ian Poulter after missing a five-foot putt that would have forced a playoff with Turkish Airlines Open winner Brooks Koepka.
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“Things aren’t as bad as people are writing about golf at the moment.”
--New TaylorMade CEO Ben Sharpe on the state of the golf industry.
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“Learning golf broadcasting is like learning Mandarin -- I've never done an event where you're not seeing all the action.”
--Fox Sports Joe Buck who will call Fox’s broadcast of the 2015 U.S. Open with Greg Norman.
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“If you think that what you have to say is more meaningful than the shot unfolding on the screen, you're on the wrong side of the lens.”--
Johnny Miller’s advice for Greg Norman, who will take over commentator duties when Fox broadcasts the 2015 U.S. Open.