Quotes of the Week


Editor's Note: In our Parting Shots feature, the GOLFCHANNEL.com team offers up the best quotes from the most recent week in golf.
Everything is coming back together'the long game, the short game, the putting'its all just coming back. -- Michelle Wie, talking about how she was knocking off the rust at the Fields Open in Hawaii after making the cut at by just 2 strokes.
'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.' -- Boo Weekley, 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 never got into the synch or rhythm of it until the end of it. My putting was still very poor to average, so I paid the price. -- Greg Norman, after missing the cut this weekend on the PGA TOUR's trip to Riviera Maya in Mexico, a golf course he designed.
'Ten birdies and were still playing. -- Steve Williams, Tiger Woods' caddie, saying to Woods as his third-round match with Aaron Baddeley headed to the 18th hole all square. Woods closed out the match on the 20th hole with birdie No. 12.
Boo Weekley
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'Id much rather watch fishing or hunting or NASCAR or something. Its got to be moving, man. Golf aint moving. -- Weekley again, admitting that the reason he did not know the proper etiquette when comes to conceding putts was because he doesn't watch golf on TV, not even the Ryder Cup.
'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.
Everyone says we have a difficult task, which we have, but I dont believe its impossible to win in America, and I think these changes will help. -- Alison Nicholas, the European Solheim Cup captain, hoping that new criteria for making the Euro team will help end Americas dominance in the event since 2003.
Tiger Woods and J.B. Holmes
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Match play is an animal thats all about the moment. Its not about building toward Sunday. If you dont play well, youre going home. -- Tiger Woods, describing the different approach that is needed to succeed in match play format competition.
I knew that Nick Faldo was in the booth. This is the only match play tournament we have before the Ryder Cup, and I think if I was the captain, Id be watching very closely.' -- Monty again, acknowledging the fact that Europe's Ryder Cup captain was broadcasting the WGC tournament with GOLF CHANNEL.
Playing the best player in the world, 3 up with five to play, I just said, Dont do anything stupid. Make him beat you. And he did. -- J.B. Holmes, recognizing there wasnt much he could do after Tigers miraculous comeback to win their first round match.
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