Best Quotes of Week: Memphis

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“I thought that it was probably the best Open set up I've seen.” --Phil Mickelson on playing two practice rounds at Merion.
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"I think the bookmakers are safe no matter what the odds are with Charles. It's not going to happen." --Hank Haney on Charles Barkley being a 500 to 1 long-shot to win the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe.
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“I enjoy the people up here because they understand what I'm saying when I'm talking. We don't have to do no translating amongst us. We're all kind of Southerners.” --Boo Weekley on why he enjoys playing the FedEx St. June Classic in Memphis.
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“If I I dwell on it too much, it starts to turn me into a friggin’ psychopath.” --Greg Norman on losing two majors to chip-ins.
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“They don't give trophies away on Fridays. I'm not interested how far in front someone is.” --Ian Poulter on Harris English shooting 64 Friday to get to 10-under.
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"I don't think it's as short as it once was and I don't think it's as short as the scorecard will show. But you know it going into it. The USGA is not going to pick a chip and putt. --Zach Johnson on talking with Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler about Merion.
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“It’s a little bit...a lot...intrusive, but we’re dealing with it and we’re happy and that’s all that matters.” --Lindsey Vonn on media interest in her relationship with Tiger Woods.
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"Great players are defined by their major victories. Whenever you think about a golf legacy, you think about the majors. I guess I got off to a good start.” --Rory McIlroy on winning two majors before he turned 24.
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"I have never not worn metal spikes. I've played in U.S. Open qualifiers every year since 2009 in Memphis and Columbus and always wore metal." --Two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen on being disqualified from U.S. Open qualifying for wearing metal spikes.
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"I could not wait to hit my next iron, because I knew I was gonna knock everything on the green." --Johnny Miller on his final round 63 at the 1973 U.S. Open.