Best Quotes of the Week: Open

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"Let's go back 30 years ago. I was 9 years old, pretty hip with my Coke-bottle glasses. ... We're playing the Junior World down in San Diego … At the time I was the only one of ethnic descent playing, and it was a tough and lonely road. At 9 years old, Notah being the elder statesman at 12, he came over to me and introduced himself. He says 'I'm Notah Begay, I'm just like you, and you'll never be alone. You'll always have a friend.' And from that day on, we've been brothers for life." -- Tiger Woods, upon inducting friend and former college roommate Notah Begay III into the Stanford Hall of Fame.
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"So I got dissed by Obama." -- Comedian Aziz Ansari after telling Howard Stern that President Barack Obama skipped a meeting with him to play golf instead.
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"I played only four shots at the weekend and I won the tournament, but the most important thing is I have the trophy in my hand." -- Alexander Levy on winning the rain-shortened Portugal Masters after just 36 holes.
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"Beer... that’s what balances it, mate." -- Cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle on how he manages to balance his emotions during his professional comeback.
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"I’m a Mr. Do It man. I like to get in there and do everything. If I can do it myself I’m going to do it." -- Greg Norman after Fox Business Network host Stuart Varney asked him to explain the chainsaw accident that nearly cost him his left hand.
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"It's the magic 3-wood again." -- Shanshan Feng after winning the LPGA Malaysia. She set up an eagle on the par-5 16th with a 3-wood approach similar to the shot that led to a winning eagle at last year’s Reignwood LPGA Classic.
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"I would love to be his caddie on the golf course. That's a dream." -- Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis on steering his son away from the gridiron and onto the golf course.
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"Walking down the fairway on 17, I told Brian ‘Its 59 or nothing.'" -- Nicolas Colsaerts, who narrowly missed a putt for the European Tour’s first 59 in the opening round of the Portugal Masters.
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"It’s been a very good experience which certainly got my ticker going." -- Two-time major winner Sandy Lyle, 56, on winning the World Hickory Open in Scotland.