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We went into this knowing there would be risk, but knowing there would be a lot more upside. – USGA executive director Mike Davis, on the men’s- and women’s U.S. Opens being played this year at Pinehurst No. 2 in back-to-back weeks.
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This may look like golf in the past, in terms of the presentation of the course, but in many so many ways, this is golf of the future. … In today's world, with water issues, environmental impact issues, the costs associated ... the majority (of courses) are going to have to go more in this direction. – Golf course designer Bill Coore, referring to a future in which golf courses don’t have rough. According to a 2012 report from the USGA, the average golf course spends 41.9 percent of its irrigation budget on rough - larger than any other single area of the course.
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Walked around campus, wanted to hug every single freshman I saw, because I wanted to be them. – Michelle Wie, upon returning to Stanford’s campus after winning the LPGA Lotte Championship and in advance of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
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She is responsible for sparking increased interest in our sport not just in her native South Korea and adopted homeland of New Zealand but also among juniors across the globe. – Annika Sorenstam, referring to 17-year-old Lydia Ko, in a profile she penned for Ko’s inclusion in Time Magazine's 100 most influential people for 2014 article.
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I feel bad for the tournament office. They have had to deal with me and my family. My dad has been in there the last couple days, 10 times, dealing with tickets and this and that. – Paula Creamer, who grew up just east of San Francisco, joking about how much of a home game it is for her at this week’s Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
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I didn't think it would be difficult to drop a golf ball, but today I managed to make a complete $€$%^#¥= arse of it. Basic Rules. #Nobhead – Ian Poulter, on Twitter, after making an illegal drop in the second round of the Volvo China Open and being assessed a two-shot penalty.
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I’m here to tell you stranger things have happened. – David Duval, after playing well at this week’s Zurich Classic, when asked if he could win a golf tournament for the first time in 13 years.
8 / 10
I hate missing cuts more than I like winning. – Billy Horschel, the 2013 Zurich Classic winner, on missing the cut this week in New Orleans after rounds of 74-70.
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That was as good as I’ve played since … I can’t remember when. It was one of those days that you dream about. – Ben Martin, on setting the course record at TPC Louisiana with a 10-under 62 in the first round of the Zurich Classic.
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Absolutely no target date has been set. ... I don’t know when he intends to be playing competitively. But I expect it to be this summer. - Mark Steinberg, Tiger Woods’ agent, speaking to rumors that Woods will be returning to competition at the Open Championship, which will be held July 17-20 at Royal Liverpool.
Image of Bryson DeChambeau and how his body has transformed, through the years, from an NCAA champion to becoming a multiple PGA Tour winner.
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A look at some of the best photos from the TaylorMade Driving Relief, won by the team of Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson.