Best Quotes of Week: Valero Texas Open

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“If everyone on Tour played like him I’d quit announcing.” --Johnny Miller on Andrew Loupe’s slow play in the third round of the Valero Texas Open.
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“I don’t care.” --Andrew Loupe on hearing that he was criticized on the NBC broadcast for playing slow.
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“Mr. Norman does a pretty phenomenal job in making the course as difficult as possible tee to green.” --Jordan Spieth on the Greg Norman-designed TPC San Antonio course, site of the Valero Texas Open.
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“He’s lost that sort of force field of invincibility around him. The aura is not as strong.” --Graeme McDowell on Tiger Woods. McDowell later apologized on Twitter for speculating on Woods after McDowell was criticized on Twitter for making this obvious observation.
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“It is a good course for me, but it’s a good course for a lot of people. It’s a good course for Rory, Phil, Bubba, Adam, Dustin, Tiger. So I don’t have an advantage over any of those guys, but I don’t have a disadvantage, like a lot of guys do.” --Justin Rose on the favorites at Augusta National.
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“It's a possibility but it's unlikely. I think I like this one I'm using right now and I don't think they'll be a need for a second.” --Phil Mickelson on playing with two drivers at the 2014 Masters. Mickelson used two drivers when he won the Masters in 2006.
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“He then came over to John [Merrick] and myself and said: ‘Look guys, ‘I think something’s going on in my back and I’m out of here.’” --Stuart Appleby on Phil Mickelson withdrawing in the third round of the Valero Texas Open.
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“I’ve been chipping and putting at home. That’s it. I haven’t done that much. Just listening to my doctors, listening to my therapists.” --Tiger Woods on how much he’s been practicing since he withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational with back spasms.
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“I quit training and exercising. I feel better.” --Pat Perez on why he’s playing better this year.
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"There are no green shoots on the course yet -- unless they are weeds." --International Golf Federation president Peter Dawson on the slow progress of the construction of Olympic golf course in Rio.