With 2015 just a few weeks away, here are some of the best quotes of the year from the PGA and European tours.
“I twerked my knee.”
Rory McIlroy, explaining his injury before the BMW Championship
“There’s definitely going to be an Australian theme. Whether that means they are eating kangaroo, I’m not sure yet.”
Adam Scott, preparing to host his Masters champions’ dinner
‘Every day at noon, I have a reminder on my phone that says I’m the best putter in the world.”
Russell Henley, describing how he stays confident in his short game.
“It’s a tree.”
McIlroy, trying to reflect on the removal of the Eisenhower Tree at Augusta National.
“I’m not sure if I”ll go, I’ll check with the missus.”
Andy Sullivan’s response to winning a trip to space after making a hole in one at the KLM Open.
“No, because I’m still drunk.”
Jamie Donaldson, when asked the next morning if winning the Ryder Cup had sunk in yet.
“I’m not very good at math, but we’ve got four putts, right?”
Bubba Watson to caddie Ted Scott while standing over a birdie putt on the last hole of the Masters.
“No, I’m the Ice Man, remember?”
Henrik Stenson, on whether he was nervous on the final hole of his defense of the DP World Tour Championship
“Midway through my second glass of red wine last night, I really didn’t think I’d be standing here with a trophy in my hands.”
Graeme McDowell on rallying to win the Alstom Open de France
“I’m going to win a bunch of tournaments. I’m going to win at least one US Open, maybe two. and I’m going to make the 2016 Olympic team. And really, I’d love to make the 2020 Olympic team, I’d be 50. How cool would that be?”
Phil Mickelson, asked about his future plans by ESPN”s Rick Reilly
“He’s a great player. It’s tough to concentrate. He’s so good looking, too.”
Jason Dufner, on losing a playoff at the Colonial to Adam Scott