"I've got to tell you, they ----ed up today. Royally ----ed up. They have lost it. Elevated greens. Rock hard. That is an absolute recipe for disaster. You can quote me on all that stuff." – Ian Poulter, offering up his frustrations over the greens, Saturday at Bethpage.
"I'd love Tiger to go out first and kick his ass." – Rory McIlroy, half-joking, in his Barclays news conference on Wednesday, talking about a possible singles match on Sunday of the Ryder Cup against Tiger Woods.
"I’m Irish, and being brought up in Ireland, we pay a lot of attention to bookmakers and their odds. I’m sure if I went and had a look at the odds, I would be a long shot to make the team.” – Padraig Harrington, on his thoughts on making the Ryder Cup team. Harrington and team captain Jose Maria Olazabal have an ongoing feud.
"I congratulate Billy Payne and the club for taking this significant step in the wonderful history of Augusta National." – Arnold Palmer, an Augusta National member himself, on the announcement of Augusta inviting two women members into the club.
"I love the people. I love how knowledgeable they are about sports. They just get it." – Phil Mickelson, on his return to the New York City area for The Barclays.
"He’ll probably get 75 (thousand) and a tip. He's going to be happy with what he gets. Obviously he’s not going to get what a normal caddie would get, because his job was fairly easy. But he’ll be happy with whatever he gets." – Sergio Garcia, who employed local caddie David Faircloth in his victory at the Wyndham Championship.
"It was just a wonderful opportunity, the ride was just unbelievable, and it's something that I'll never forget. It's not every day you get to jump on the bag of one of the best in the world.” – David Faircloth, who caddied for Garcia at the Wyndham.
"I've got nothing to lose now. I’m going to play like a mad dog. I'm going to fire at flagsticks." – Jason Bohn, early in the week on "Morning Drive," on his new attitude going into the FedEx Cup playoffs.
"Obviously, I can either scour the Internet or watch all the stuff being said on TV or I can just keep pitching and watch the Golf Channel, I guess." – Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, not worrying too much about about his innings limit.
“After winning this, my future plans haven’t changed. I would love to turn professional, but I don’t want to hurry anything. It’s been my goal to go to Stanford, and I’m working toward that, even though it’s so hard because I’ve missed so much school.” – Amateur Lydia Ko, 15, on winning the Canadian Women's Open on Sunday to become the youngest champion in LPGA history.
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