Quotes of the Week


“I'll tell you one thing. It's never dull with you around.”  Jack Nicklaus to David Feherty, as they shared the stage at a recent First Tee charity fundraiser.

He's a bloody walking ATM. I slid my AmEx (card) between the cheeks of his ass and out popped $500.”  Feherty, at the same charity event, about Luke Donald, who currently leads the PGA Tour in earnings for 2011.

“I’m ready to kick Europe’s butt.” – Ryan O’Toole, one of two captain's picks for the U.S. Solheim Cup team after it was announced Sunday following the Safeway Classic that she would be part of Rosie Jones' team.

“It’s quite incredible to be honest if you ask me because I wouldn’t be back out there after what he went through with the media, losing his wife.”  Stephen Ames, on the off-course troubles Tiger Woods has faced the last couple of years.

“I've talked to (Woods' agent) Mark Steinberg about him playing (additional tournaments). We're going to figure out a way that we can get this done. He can't just show up the week before in Australia.' Fred Couples, laying down the law for Tiger to be able to be a part of this year's Presidents Cup squad.

“To have been a part of something like Golf Channel since its inception has been remarkable. It’s a great place filled with many great people and headed for even bigger things.” – Kraig Kann, upon announcing his departure after 16 years at Golf Channel. Kann is moving on to become the LPGA’s chief communications officer. 

“I’m not sure I’m going to switch back to my own clubs now even if they arrive that.” – Spaniard Pedro Oriol, who posted an opening-round 5-under 67 in the European Tour's Czech Open, on having to play his first round with a set of borrowed irons because his typical set was not available.

I know Greg (Norman) wasn't happy with losing last time and he's really going to want to win in front of our home fans. I'm ready to help him fire up the boys for sure.” – Adam Scott, talking about his enthusiasm for the upcoming Presidents Cup matches in his home country of Australia. 

They need to see the older guys excited and Adam has taken the lead already, I can feel it.” – Greg Norman, appreciative of the leadership role Scott is taking.