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Quotes of the Week

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'One day that would be fantastic. It would be a huge honor; hopefully it doesn’t happen in the near future. I would like to be able to play for a lot more teams, but certainly one day, when my career is slowing down or it’s over.'Tiger Woods, speaking at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final, on the prospect of being a Ryder Cup captain.

''I'm not nervous but what I want to do is make him nervous, as I will own him for the next four or five hours - I paid for him to be here in Turkey, so he's my property this afternoon.'' – Turkish Golf President Ahmet Agaoglu, on playing alongside Tiger Woods in the pro-am portion of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.

'I’m not that disappointed, because I’ve got the afternoon off around the pool.'Rory McIlroy, after his loss to Tiger Woods in the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.

'What I do know for certain is that Doug loved being a part of the LPGA family, and he told me – on numerous occasions – that he felt blessed to have a job that he loved so much.' – LPGA commissioner Mike Whan, on long-time rules official Doug Brecht's passing due to the West Nile virus on Friday.

''My golf is just so consistent at the moment and the main thing is that I just don't have any skeletons in the closet, and I don't have that loose shot that is plaguing me all the time.''Justin Rose, on the current state of his game after winning the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final and the $1.5 million prize.

'I’m certainly a proponent of it for when we’re in Jackson, Miss., in August. I think that just makes too much sense. I think that’s way, way, way down on the totem pole. I don’t think anyone cares.' – Joe Ogilvie, on being able to wear shorts on the PGA Tour. Players were allowed to wear short during this week's Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.

''To be perfectly honest, I don't know that it's going to be a great thing for the Greenbrier. But I know it's a great thing to do.'' – Greenbrier owner Jim Justice, on the purchase of Oakhurst Links, one of the nation's oldest golf courses, built in 1884.

'Yani is my idol. She taught me many things during the practice round about golf, like the mental aspect, which was very helpful.' – Min Lee, 17-year-old amateur, who played a practice round with Yani Tseng before the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. Lee opened with a 66, just one shot behind the leaders. Tseng opened with a 78.

'I feel a little disappointed, yeah. Kind of hoped that I’d get the job in Ireland.' – Mark O’Meara, on getting passed over for the Ryder Cup captain spot up til this point.