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"You can just imagine the mental fortitude and ability you have to have to play golf knowing your keys are locked in your car." - on shooting a first-round 65 on the Web.com Tour after locking his keys in the car
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“[I can] probably see Uranus from here, mate.” - joking after being asked if knew how to use a telescope given to him by Jimmy Walker at the PGA champions dinner
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"It was the best thing I did all day. It was just a case where we had nothing to lose, so I was just getting it off as quick as we could so we could get finished." - on why he hit such a terrible drive off the 18th tee in the second round
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“It was great. He had followed us quite a few rounds. He’s become a good friend and a mentor. It’s pretty awesome to have a mentor like that. He texted me earlier in the week, I think he was here for an outing and said he was going to be out following today.” - on his reaction to Michael Phelps watching him play in the opening round
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“This setup has been too tough for a PGA, to be honest."
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“To shoot 71 out there today is hard work, and you kind of walk away finishing at the bottom of the pack and you don’t get anything out of it. It’s never a waste of energy, but it’s a lot of work for not a lot of give back.” – on his lackluster week at the PGA
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“I saw something. It was very close to my ball. I didn't want to go and feel or do anything. I was going pretty steep on it. Took a big chunk out of [a root]. Bent my 8-iron properly.” - on injuring his arm during the third round
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"You got to be kidding me. You absolutely got to be kidding me." - disagreeing with a rules official during the final round
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“I was really let down. I was depressed, I was upset. I didn’t know what to do. Maybe I wasn’t good anymore. I really said that to myself.” – on his struggles last year trying to keep his card
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"You mightn't see me until next year. You might see me in two weeks. I don't know." - on the possibility of shutting down his season to recover from injury
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“The PGA Championship I think is going to be the toughest for me. If we look historically back on my career, I think I will play this tournament worse than the other three majors just in the way that it’s set up."
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“I don’t want you to miss this. I feel like I’m going to get it done ... I truly felt like I was going to win.” - on convincing his girlfriend to change her flight so she could be there late on Sunday at the PGA Championship.
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“That was f------ unbelievable.” - Thomas' dad, as they embraced after he won the PGA Championship.
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“Frustration probably isn’t the right word – jealously definitely is. I wanted to be doing that, and I wasn’t.” - on watching his good friend Jordan Spieth win majors when he hadn't won any. Thomas broke through with his first major victory at the PGA Championship.