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Last Updated: Saturday, 18 June, 2005, 00:49 GMT 01:49 UK
Pinehurst quotes
Phil Mickelson visited all corners of the Pinehurst estate
That nine-hole stretch may or may not have taken me out of the event.
Having handed six shots to the field in the first nine holes of his second round, Phil Mickelson refuses to give anything else away.

You come up here some weeks and everything is perfect - you feel good and you shoot 75. And then today, I didn't feel that good, but every shot I tried to hit was the simplest shot for me.
Peter Hedblom annoys millions of hackers everywhere who would love to shoot a 75 on "one of those days".

The course is in immaculate shape. My only complaint is the bunkers - way too much sand.
Sergio Garcia manages to find one more thing for the USGA to worry about next year.

My irons are not quite good enough and I'm not holing any putts, but it's just so hard.
Colin Montgomerie typically fails to point out that the sun was shining and his playing partners were great company.

We all knew the exam we were going to sit this week.
Paul McGinley admits to having seen a copy of the test but assures everyone - and we all believe him - that he didn't look for very long and therefore didn't know the answers.

If you get worried about the stage, you have a problem here because this particular stage will hammer you.
Surprise leader Olin Browne displays all the classic signs of sunstroke.

At six I missed it 20 feet. [At the ninth] I went 10 feet by. I wasn't exactly very happy. I just roughed up the grass, went back and mowed it back down.
World number one Tiger Woods on how he always finds time to do a little greenkeeping whenever the course lets him down.

Pinehurst quotes
17 Jun 05 |  Golf

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