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“There are some stupid rules in golf, and this is one of them.” – McIlroy, on being hit with a two-shot penalty on Day 3 in Abu Dhabi after a drop he took was deemed illegal because his foot was on the line surrounding a spectator pathway where his ball landed.
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“It's fine to call in when you can see that someone has cheated. But to say that about someone without knowing all the facts is wrong. Being related to that word is the most disgusting thing that can happen to any golfer. So it was a little disappointing. I'm happy it was cleared up with John and I was able to play today.” – Garcia, after being cleared of any wrongdoing by European Tour officials in Abu Dhabi for using his putter to flatten out an area just in front of his ball mark on the 18th green.
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“Such a fun day on set with @TaylorMadeGolf !! Can't wait to see the commercial.” – Gretzky, announcing the news on Instagram that she would be featured in an upcoming TaylorMade commercial.
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“Yes, I quite love it, I quite fancy a dance.” – Mickelson, on the “dancing” that he did with Rory McIlroy as part of the Abu Dhabi pre-tournament festivities.
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“It was pretty amazing, there was a lot of thought that went into it that’s for sure, that’s not your normal proposal. Free falling was the craziest thing, you would think that would be enough for the day and then you land and you’re getting asked to be married.” – Creamer, on Morning Drive, telling viewers how her fiancé proposed after they went skydiving.
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“Apparently there’s something to do with he’s not technically allowed to work for an American, I guess, on the visa that he has. Which we didn’t know. So he can work for a foreigner in America, but he can’t work for an American.” – Steele, on his caddie mix-up at the Humana Challenge. Steele’s regular caddie Sam Pinfold was sent back to his native New Zealand after officials questioned the working entitlements of his visa.
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“I think we’re finally in a spot where we can dream big. A few years ago, we had to dream about recovery. We aren’t talking about recovery anymore. We’re talking about: `How high is up?’ That’s when it really gets fun.” – LPGA commisioner Whan, on pushing the envelope for the women’s tour to create more interest and grow the fan base.
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“The really hard part is Koreans are pretty sure we’re going to win this tournament. I think that makes it really hard.” – Ryu, on the pressure building from South Korean fans expecting a win at the new International Crown competition to prove that the nation is truly the world’s best in women’s golf.
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“It’s like life, you get breaks you don’t deserve both ways, and you’re always really playing against yourself, your real opponent is yourself, and it’s a head game as well as a physical challenge. And I like it cause it’s endlessly interesting.” – President Clinton, at the Humana Challenge, reflecting on the game of golf.
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“I have tweaked a muscle and hitting from the rough is not helping. We will see how it feels later. Unfortunately, the way the course is set up it could happen to more people.” – Garcia, after an opening-round 76 in Abu Dhabi, during which he required medical attention multiple times. When asked if the set-up was dangerous, the Spaniard responded, “I would say so.”
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“It was a 63 today, but I felt like I left a couple of shots out there.” – Reed, after a second-consecutive 63 at the Humana Challenge on Friday gave him a two-shot advantage going into the third round.
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“We like it call it a week of well-being with a side of golf.” – Humana's Tom Noland, on the evolution of the Humana Challenge over the years.
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“I just hit a little baby 7 iron.” – Bradley, on his first career hole-in-one on the PGA Tour. He aced the 176-yard third hole at the Humana Challenge, right after playing partner Zach Johnson lipped out his own tee shot.
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