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Quotes of the Week

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'There was never really a decision to be made. I have a chance of making history. See you all at Disney next week.' – Luke Donald, on his decision to play next week at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic in his quest to become the first dual member of the PGA and European tours to top the money lists in the same season.

'Well, I do have two young kids, enough said. And I go to (Los Angeles) Dodger games.' – Tiger Woods, when asked if he was ever planning on eating hot dogs again, after a fan threw a hot dog at him in the final round of the Open.

“I can understand the name of a Tiger Woods and his history of what he’s done on the golf course. But I pick the guys who I think are ready to get in there and play and have performed to the highest levels leading up to it.” – Greg Norman, telling the Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press that PGA champion Keegan Bradley would have been a more logical choice for U.S. Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples than Tiger Woods.

'St. Andrews has proved time and again that it is perfectly equipped to host the Open and I am certain we will yet again see a worthy winner lift the Claret Jug.' – Peter Dawson, chief executive and tournament organizer of Royal & Ancient, after announcing the Open Championship will be returning to St. Andrews in 2015. 

“One of my great dreams in life is to do an interview with (David) Feherty. He’s one of the funniest men alive. They ought to give him a late-night show.” – Bill Clinton, on his desire to be a guest on Golf Channel’s newest show ‘Feherty.’

“Part of the lure of our sport is our access. Fans can literally reach out and touch you. You don’t ever touch football players unless they jump in the stands. That personal interaction is what makes golf so special. We’ve been very fortunate over the years to have everything turn out positively.” – Woods again, a few days after the hot dog incident at the Open.

“They provided caddies for you, and they're all women, so it was a little different. It was kind of nice. We didn't talk much, but it was actually quite enjoyable.” – Zack Miller, a rookie on Tour this year, chronicling his time on the Korean Tour after his opening-round 63 at the McGladrey Classic.

“I’ve always been a little leery of super agencies but he brings the ability to have the power feel and the touch of an intimate agency.” – Matt Kuchar, on his decision to sign a management contract with Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management.

“This wasn’t a discount price.” – Donald Trump, on the $170 million he paid for Miami’s Doral Golf Resort & Spa that went into bankruptcy earlier this year.

I was dreading qualifying school at the end of the year but it looks like I’ve skipped that.” – Tom Lewis, after notching his first win as a professional at the tender age of 20.