Quotes of the Month February


Editor's Note: In our Parting Shots feature, the GOLFCHANNEL.com team offers up the best quotes from the most recent week in golf.
'The problem is I haven't played to my full potential yet. And when that happens it will just be me and Tiger.' -- Ian Poulter, in an interview with Golf World U.K. magazine, had some strong words for Tiger Woods and the rest of the golfing world, and started, if nothing else, an entertaining media feud.
'I thought Ian Poulter was No. 2?' -- Tiger Woods responded quickly with his words and his clubs. Woods provided this gem after being asked about his points leads being double over the second-ranked player, Phil Mickelson.
'I cant call him Boo. What is his name? It cant be Boo can it? -- Colin Montgomerie, slowly becoming more aware of the phenomenon that is known as Boo Weekley.
Michele Wie
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'Im really glad I made a decision to go to college and continue to play professional golf because I really feel like Im getting better at both.' -- Michelle Wie, responding to critics regarding attending college in an interview with GOLF CHANNEL. Watch Golf Central Feb. 23-25 for the full 3-part interview.
'It is amazing what Annika did but I would like to do that, to dominate the game and be No. 1 for a long time.' -- Lorena Ochoa, on her lofty career aspirations.
'It's probably dusty. I'm ready to collect it now.' -- Annika again, following her win at the SBS Open at Turtle, on a bottle of wine that was promised from a friend with the number 70 (career wins) printed on it.
George H.W. Bush
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'As for golf talent, truth be told, my father and grandfather were far more blessed with talent. Somehow when it came to me there was a genetic power outage. -- 41st President George H. W. Bush, joking to reporters about his golf skills, or lack thereof, after receiving USGA's highest honor, the Bob Jones Award.
'Hes looking at me saying, This good? I didnt know you could pick your ball up. Dazed and confused. Just like that movie. Thats me. Dazed and confused.' -- We could probably have a quotes of the week from just Boo Weekley without any issue. Weekley revealed this after playing in his first WGC-Accenture Match Play tournament, who didn't know that he was allowed to concede short putts to his opponent.
'I was only born in '87. He was in his prime then so I didn't really get to see when he was really killing it out here.' -- Jason Day, showing his age, literally, while talking about fellow Aussie Greg Norman.
'I didn't know that was his home until I saw this line of paparazzi. I mean, we don't do this stuff in Georgia. -- Charles Howell, talking about how he unexpectedly became neighbors for the week with English soccer star David Beckham.
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