Masters Quotes of Week

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“We are really close, and I'd love to share a beer with him over this one.” --2013 Masters champion Adam Scott on his mentor Greg Norman.
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“I think he’s a better driver of the ball than I ever was.” --Greg Norman on Adam Scott.
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"Well if you want to call three different putters and three different grip sizes tinkering.” -- Putting coach Dave Stockton on getting Phil Mickelson prepared for the Masters.
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"My goodness. No wonder you haven't been playing well lately!" --Gary Player to Rory McIlroy after meeting McIlroy’s girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki at the Masters Par 3 Contest.
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“They get second serves in her sport.” --Rory McIlroy on Caroline Wozniacki hitting a shot into the water during the Par 3 Contest.
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"Obviously, this is not my most favorite place. But we try to enjoy it as much as we can every time we come here.” --Sergio Garcia after shooting 66 in the first round of the 2013 Masters.
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“I think it's fair to say that one of the tenets that we hold to most dearly is that, you know, it is limited. And I think because it is, it makes it a little more special.” --Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne on why the Masters limits television coverage of the event.
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“What no CBS commentator has ever alluded to -- even in passing, even during rain delay, even when there was time to do so -- is Augusta's history of racism and sexism.” --Bob Costas on CBS Sports’ coverage of the Masters.
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“This is a tournament. The others are all championships. Bob Jones structured this to be a tournament. He didn't structure it to be a Major Championship. He earned his record from major championships and formed a tournament that brought the major championship winners together to have it be the Masters.” --Jack Nicklaus on what makes the Masters different than the other majors.
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“If it was done a year or two ago, whatever, I wouldn't have the opportunity to play. But the rules have changed, and under the rules of golf I was able to play.” --Tiger Woods on not being disqualified for an illegal drop that came to light after he signed his scorecard.
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"If he doesn't disqualify himself, this will cast a dark shadow over the entire day of golf, over this entire event, but more importantly over his entire career for the rest of his life." --Brandel Chamblee on Tiger Woods.
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“Any time have you a chance to win the Masters and you don't come through, my lifelong dream, you're going to be upset, you're going to cry, you know, but I'll get through it.” --Brandt Snedeker on shooting 75 in the final group Sunday at the 2013 Masters.
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“I'm back to the old farts next week, yeah, on a frigging long golf course as well at Sugarloaf.” --Sandy Lyle on returning to the Champions Tour after finishing T54 at the Masters.
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“He played about four of the most beautiful delicate pitches you've ever seen.” --Ben Crenshaw on playing with 14-year-old Tianlang Guan.
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“It's actually the most difficult course in the world.” --14-year-old Tianlang Guan on Augusta National after finishing as low amateur at the Masters.
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“I think that that's just a coping mechanism maybe. I think that if I smile and just try and enjoy myself, when I hit bad shots, I won't be so disappointed.” --Jason Day on smiling after hitting poor shots in the final round of the Masters.
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“Who wouldn't want to see a plaque that says Bubba in the middle of the pine straw?” --Bubba Watson on whether he’d like to see a plaque on the 10th hole from the spot he hit his famous 40-yard hook from the tree at the 2012 Masters.
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“I was a little stunned that we didn't get a coloring book with the menu.” --Nick Faldo on Bubba Watson’s Champions Dinner menu of chicken breast and macaroni and cheese.
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“The winning putt might be the highlight of my career, because he asked me to read it.” --Steve Williams on the putt that won the Masters for Adam Scott.