Quotes of the Week


'The only thing that will make me feel better is if I punch Nick Faldo in the back of the neck.' - Matt Kuchar, after losing his quarterfinal match, with a joke that he says meant no harm.

'Jack needs to lose some weight.' – Luke Donald, jokingly referring to the weight of the Jack Nicklaus trophy, upon accepting the award for the PGA Tour Player of the Year.

“I will definitely have to find some bacon for this weekend.” – Katie Futcher, who says eating up to 10 strips of bacon during a round helps her play better. She did so in the second round in Singapore and shared the 36-hole lead.

'It kind of put things into perspective, at the same time I’m getting pounded on Twitter here I am burying my best friend’s dad.' – Keegan Bradley, on a week in which his was catching flak for his spitting habit.

'I think he's beatable. Of course I need to play good.' – Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, on the eve of his opening-round match against Tiger Woods. Woods defeated Gonzo 1 up.

I feel exactly the same way as he does. I feel he’s beatable too.' – Tiger Woods, who advanced to the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play only to fall to Nick Watney after missing a 5-footer on the 18th to extend the match.

'... I’m in bushes, cactus, cacti or whatever you want to call them, everywhere, and then I have a putt to halve the hole after I buried it in the wash there.' – Woods, again, on his sub-par play in the first round yet still managed to beat Fernandez-Castano.

“It's had some teething problems, I guess you could say, but everyone’s got the gist of it now, and on the whole, everyone’s pretty happy on how it operates.' – Adam Scott, on the PGA Tour's five-year extension with FedEx to host the FedEx Cup.

'I think I have a silly sense of humor, and Nick’s a big boy. I don’t want any piece of him.' - Kuchar again, in trying to clarify his comment about punching Faldo in the back of the neck.