Quotes of the Week


'A terrific Emmy Award winning journalist and essayist ... He was a gentleman and wonderful individual and will be deeply missed.' – Turner Broadcasting's David Levy, on the passing of Jim Huber, longtime golf essayist.

“I get asked all the time about Tiger, what it was like to work with him. I felt like I had a front row seat to golf history. It just kind of chronicles a little bit of what I went through, what I dealt with, how I coached and the observations I made.' - Hank Haney, Tiger Woods' former swing coach, about the upcoming release of his book 'The Big Miss,' which chronicles his time spent with Woods.

“I hate to come out here and not be able to compete. But it could be worse. I could be somewhere not as pretty.” – Lucas Glover, after he sprained his right knee while paddle boarding in Hawaii and ultimately withdrew from the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

“It will be interesting to see if this ends up in a mild fist fight, or it ends up in a big brother-little brother kind of thing.” – Johnny  Miller, on sharing the broadcast booth with six-time major champion Nick Faldo at the PGA Tour’s season-opening event, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

“It's hard to be too loud before an Indiana-Kentucky game. … I would have liked to take this case to trial, but Jeff (Overton) believed it was better for him to get this behind him.” – Sam Shapiro, lawyer to Jeff Overton, after Overton pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct in Indiana for an episode in December. Overton was arrested for shouting at bystanders from his limousine at approximately 3 a.m., in front of a sports bar near Indiana University.

'I’m honored to join President Clinton and the Clinton Foundation for the Humana Challenge ... I admire President Clinton and the charitable work of his foundation.' – Phil Mickelson, on announcing his entry into the upcoming Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.

'He's caddied for 12, 13, 14 years, he won the FedEx Cup, he knows not to do that. If he says he didn't, he's my man and I'm going with it.' – Nick Watney, after his caddie was questioned about whether he illegally tested the surface of the green before Watney putted during Friday's opening round in Maui.

“I think there’s a lot of things (in the book) that people are going to find interesting.” – Haney again, on what is an early favorite for understatement of the year.

“I’m afraid of the dark, I am terrified of heights, and I am afraid of crowds.” – Bubba Watson, in an interview with Kelly Tilghman after his second round at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions.